16 Mins. These two lads, termed “The Rathskeller Duo,” will be good for three-a-day houses. Harmony prevails. Downing possessing a tenor voice of unusual quality, and Ketter has a good baritone which goes over well. Ketter is exceptionally clever on the piano. The present act consists of popular airs and an original comedy song sketch which creates a big hit. Ketter was formerly with Rahn and Ketter. Downing is a Buffalo boy, new.
a pleasing act. Singing and accompanies herself on the piano for two of her songs. Things Andrew Mack’s Rose Song, first verse in soprano voice, second in a baritone. As Buffalo is her home it is hard to judge the act correctly as if she were among strangers. Works in one. Fourteen minutes.
Telling his experiences at the Information Bureau of a Railway Station, goes very big with the audience, all in one 23 minutes.
In a sketch called “The Model Maid” in which Miss Vokes plays a part something on the order of Sis Hopkins. There seems to be something lacking to the act and while Miss Vokes is extremely funny she does not seem to get all of the meat she should. Her name does not appear to be as good a drawing card as it should, full stage 21 minutes.
The Irish contralto, her voice is good but her selections do not seem to hit the audience just right and she has changed her songs for today when they will probably go better, all in one 13 minutes.
Carries a handsome stage setting, and while most of his tricks are old they seem to go with the audience. His Hindoo Basket trick is the best of the lot. Hermann, himself seems to be entirely devoid of magnetism and his dialect is so pronounced that it is rather difficult to understand him, full stage 30 minutes.
This is a good comedy acrobatic act and keeps the people convulsed with laughter all the time they are on the stage, full stage 9 minutes.
In a new act called “The Botany Class.” This is a good comedy and singing act, full stage, close in one 27 minutes.
In the same sketch as last season, “Papa’s Sweetheart.” Too long drawn out and a plain case of the child being the meal ticket, full stage 21 minutes.