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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 19, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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GAY OLD BROADWAY IS NO MORE! JOY
PALACES GO TO THE SIDE STREETS
As America's greatest theatrical season opens the gay white way in
the hands of subway builders, resembles a trench on the western front
more than the "old Broadway of romance.
BY IDA M'GLONE GIBSON
New York, Oct 19. Broadway
the Broadway celebrated by Georgie
Cohan and other poets, publicists
and publicans is no more.
TJiere was a time when you would
have been likely to meet Lillian Rus
sell, "Diamond Jim" Brady, Charles
Schwab, Maxine Elliott, Amy Crock
er, Ethel Barrymore or other men
and women very well known in the
business or play life of New York, be
tween Thirty-fourth street arid Co
lumbus circle, any evening on the
historic street.
Today Broadway, celebrated the
world over for Its lobster palaces and
theaters, is given up to the excava-
tor and the workman, who are
building a new subway-
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