“The Mayor of the Bowery,” as Thompson styles himself, is not over particular with subjects for humor. All are calculated to draw laughs and an impersonation of each is given with the “soda water” explosion. By careful count Mr. Thompson uses this explosion fifteen times during his act.
has one new joke told by Frank Bush 19 years ago. [...] it is that about the “chickens and ducks in the cellar.”
The Pastor audience thought very well of Mr. Thompson
Variety 2:1 (02/02/1907)