and dresses straight in court page uniform of white satin. A comedy makeup would suit a single act of this sort better.
He employs a familiar routine of numbers without the brasses, saxophone and mechanical bells
The single musical act passes fairly in its unimportant position, but offers little of special novelty or exceptional value to warrant advancement. Shirley is a musician of average accomplishment, but there he ceases.
Variety 4:4 (04/27/1907)