Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
WEIRDEST CABARET IN ALL THE WORLD IS
' THE "CABARET DE GINK!"
In the Cabaret De Gink With Artist Parker.
BY KENNETH W. PAYNE
Cabaret De Gink, July 24. What!
Don't you know where that is the
Cabaret De Gink?
Why, holy hustling hoboes! There
could be only One Cabaret De Gink
within the cosmic confines! At Coney
Island, of course.
But to elucidate, let us antedate.
The amazing tale of Jeff Davis, phil
anthropist, philosopher, and king of
the hoboes, shall be recited in all. its
Past, tense: First there was the
Hotel De Gink, New York's most ex
clusive hostelry. Founded and man
aged last winter by Jeff Davis, and
consecrated to the comfort of all.
Preterit tense (past perfectly com
pleted) : Next there was the chicken
farm De Gink, way out in the wilds of
Long Island. This institution per
ished in its prime, never to be revived
Present tense: Now there Is the
summer hotel De Gink with its hobo
cabaret, by far the weirdest, wooliest
spot in all this Luna stricken land of
Of this matter it was that Jeff
Davis discoursed as he sat with Artist
Parker and me the other night at a
table in his Coney cabaret
Imagine a gas-lit room, gay with
banners gathered from all corners of
the continent. At one side the bar, at
the other the stage surmounted with.