Daily News from New York, New York on September 4, 1941 · 50
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Daily News from New York, New York · 50

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Thursday, September 4, 1941
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With 1 could afford it" ... and John Barrymore'a latett gag when visiting nite clubs it to surprise the waiter by ordering a glass of milk. When the milk arrives he removea the carnation from hit buttonhole, placet it in the milk, and then orders something else ... Dick Himber reports a panhandler who invariably atkt 30 centt for a cup of coffee, explaining that 25 centa goet for sleeping pills because coffee keeps him awake ... In line with the movie serial idea, Walter Solder wonders if we can now look for The Son of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde" ... and the press department of Universal Pic tures breathlessly reports that an extra working in The Americanos' is named Jean Valjean and is a direct Basque descendant of the hero of Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," an entirely fictitious character. Department of National Defense: Lowell Birrell, president of the Greater New York Brcwry, plans to raia Winter wheat on top of the brewery- which is a block Ion?, and donate the crop to the American Kod Cross . , . The Treasury Department sponsored something' new in premieres this week the opening of Treasury House, "located in the channel between the British r.mpire Building and La Maison Fran caiso" . . . and there is a new publication out called The Country Book, designed to be of service to "white collar farmers" . . Leonore Bis- singer, noting that the soda dispenser in a Brooklyn quick lunch wore one of those "V for Victory" buttons, playfully raised two fingers in salute, whereupon the soda dispenser yelled to the sandwich man in the rear to send up "One cream cheese and lox on a bagel" ... Dick Todd reports that the Russian situation has inspired one amateur songwriter to submit a number called "The Pixillated Pixie From Pin.sk ... In case you re interested, Mussolini's official salary comes to $5,250 per annum. Lewisohn Stadium concert fans this Summer included one elderly lady who attended them, apparently, merely to catch up with her reading and during Alexander Smatlena' all-Sibeliua program was deeply engrossed in "Alice in Wonderland" ... Versaillet patrons were etartled the other evening when a slightly inebriated gentleman who had slept through the floor show suddenly awoke, pointed to the illuminated photo-murals of the Gardens of Versailles and exclaimed I "This is a hell of a time to be showing newsreelst" . .Two waiters at the Famous Door are no longer on speaking terms at an aftermath of an argument over the relative sex appeal of Lana Turner and Rita Hayworth . . . The band at the Rustic Cabin, a nite spot in Jersey, playt on an itinerant, motor-driven bandstand, to the orchestra leader must also possess an operator's license ... There is a Seal College, where they train young seals, on Route 28, outside of Kingston. N. Y. ... and a gal applying for a singing job at the Hotel Belvedere last week volunteered to render the "Hut Sut Song" in Spanish, French, German, Russian and pig-Latin. Edith Koark, who reopens her East Side nite club next Tuesday, received a call from a booking agent who wanted her to take one of his artists a midget master of ceremonies, who could entertain the guest under the table . . . Maxine Sullivan's new song, "My Four by Five Man," is Harlem jive for a lad who is "not quite on the square" . . . Emmett Connitf, a press agent, has just been promoted from publicizing the Village Barn to working at Kelly's Stable . . . Subway maps still list the routes of the Sixth and Ninth Avenue Elevated lines, all of which have long since gone with the wind, as well as the trains which go to the World's Fair . . . and although Broadway is supposed to be the Main Street of America, Si Rose points out, you won't find a nite club on the Stem which goes in for American atmosphere and to prove it lists the Moulin Rouge (French), the Iceland (Scandinavian), the Hurricane (Tahitian), the old Beachcomber (Hawaiian), Chin Lee's (Chinese), and the Havana-Madrid (Hispano-Cuban). Darling vs. Dreamland Bedding it listed at a case in one of the California court dockets ... Mr. and Mrs. Wladyslaw Ochrymowicx, Wladyslaw Danilowski and Helen Biadaszkiewicx were recent guests on a Polish program on WBNX in the Bronx ... Charles Gus Chan is the announcer on WWRL in Woodside, L. I. (and, incidentally, the only Chinese radio announcer in this part of the world) ... and Charlie McCarthy is the name of the handsome State Trooper who hat bad the girlt in a dither at Westpott, Conn., all Summer . . . Dr. Toll practices in the Bronx, near by the George Washington Bridge ... There's a Hear-All Co. on Fifth Ave. and a See-Thru Container Corporation in Long Island City ... Wash King is a Ninth Ave. laundry, man ... and Si and Smudgie are publishers on Liberty St. ... In Puerto Rico, if you want to buy a certain type of double boiler, you ask for a "bano de Maria," which means Mary's bathtub ... and on Rout 9, near Saratoga, you'll find a boarding house labeled Helpus-ownit with a copy of the mortgage pinned to the door. Old Landmark Passes ' Intermission orangeade, standard drink in the theatres for years, disappears with the new season. Shuberts have signed a contract with Coca-Cola, giving latter exclusive drink peddling rights in all houses. Reported that the cola company paid $15,000 for the concession, figuring it to be a worthwhile advertising stunt and also profitable. Added progress note: The Wilson animated whisky sign at Broadway and 46th St. goes technicolor Saturday night. Vincent Signs With Cantor; Ballet at Met Romo Vincent is now definitely announced for the new Cantor musical, "Banjo Eyes." The chubby comedian, who first attracted attention at a Broadway night club a couple of years ago, is in Hollywood finishing his part in a movie and will head East next week to begin rehearsals with Cantor. The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo goes back to its old stand at the Metropolitan Opera House this season, beginning a three weeks' series there on October 9 . . . Tommy Gleason and his Royal Guards, vocal sextet which has appeared with Guy Lombardo's orchestra, have been engaged for "Let's Face It," new Cole Porter musical. Ed Wynn and the "Boys and Girls Together" troupe go to Newark tomorrow to start their long tour with a two days' engagement at the Mosque Theatre, beginning Friday night. Next week, they'll be in Washington, D. C. . . . Francis Lederer's revival of "Autumn Crocus," the play which brought him his first Broadwav stirfpsa will taVa at the Maplewood N.J.) Theatre next week, starting Monday night. maage Kennedy, making her return to the stace after fivp vcar. will be co-starred. "The Sacred Dance," new Jewish comedy-drama, will open the season at Brooklyns Hopkinson Theatre HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS NICK ZTAMICO J With His Liitma Violin end Delightful Orchestra no cove ko ki::-v.u:.i ? if:- j; " Weekdays and 'Sunday (Saturday Minimum $2 after 10 P.M.) DINNER from $1.73. ' 1 OflUXI Sunday Dinner $2 " SHORE Dinner, fru, Sat. & Swn. $2 SUNDAY Strollers' MUNCH 1 - (.from II A. M, to 4 P. M.) . t Thm Afr-CoaM . l OSCAR W INTRA!, Mono gin a Director 1 rsrr 3 . . . Tallulah Bankhead closes the Town Hall Playhouse, Westboro, Mass., lor tne season next week in "Her Cardboard Lover" . . . A-d- nenne Ames and "The Man Who Came to Dinner" come to Cambridge, Mass., next Monday. The Harbor Playhouse, Marion, Mass., calls it a season the last four days of next week with "Springtime for Henry" . . . "Laugh That Off" is the final offering next week at the Lake Whalom Theatre, Fitch- burg, Mass. . . . "The Male Animal" will hold over another week at the Millpond Playhouse, Roslyn, L. I. . . The Winter session of the Maplewood (N. J.) Theatre School begins Oct. 6 and will continue un til the middle of next May. I ft-Ateiiuiivij nuius i Golf Match Today) wall street will be even mora deserted than usual today when members of the New York Stock Exchange hold their 45th annual gou tournament at the Glen Oaks X Club, Great Neck, L. I. Emil Schram, president of the Exchange, and Robert L. Stott, chairman of ' the board of fnvprnnr will i guests oi nonor at the dinner in tne evening. Read the Saturday Real Eatafo pnitra of The Newa for house vainest Fine values In new homes! Hra4 Meal Estate pages of Satmrday'a m ews. HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS THE "RIVIERA"' OF AMERICA TOISliGHT will again create Cafe History with the limited engagement of these noted atartt 5 i GO CO IlClIlAN-lMELli (rw Sere CMn, af ikr ftaa.) JOAN MERRILL GO WER& JEANNE CAROL KING S CHESTER HALE'S Ensemble gj with 30 of America's Loveliest Girls S PANCL10 aW kit Orehettrm W f- FAUSTO CITRBELO mnd hit Orehettrm feet 3 SHOWS NIGHTLY 8, 12, J NEVER A COVER CHARGE Reservations FORT LEE 8-2000 ;

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