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"Dizzy" Dean Will Appear at Stark Theatre on Saturday
Cub Hurler 'Pops Off' at 3 Shows in Day; Zuppke Here 8th.
Max Terhune Here 9th.
"Dizzy" dean, the great Chicago Cubs pitcher, will appear Saturday in person on
the stage of the Stark Theatre at three shows. And local picture show fans and
sport fans may expect anything at his shows, for he has been grabbing headlines
at every appearance in the last few weeks-his latest when he named himself on
his own all-time all-star baseball team.
The one and only Jerome Henry "Diz" "Me 'n Paul" "Swift Running Water" Dean will
prove to be an outstanding attraction Saturday when he will appear at the
afternoon show and again at the two night shows. He comes here direct from a
week's engagement at the Palace Theatre in Chicago where he has been packing
Appearance of the great pitcher in Saturday opens a week of events in Toulon in
which well-known celebrities will appear before local audiences. Thursday night,
December 8, at the annual athletic banquet of Toulon Township High School the
main speaker will be Coach Robert C. Zippke, head football coach of the
University of Illinois, who has won nation-wide fame for development of many
strategems now in general use throughout the college football world. A guest at
the banquet will be Coach A. J. Robertson, veteran football, basketball and
baseball coach at Bradley College, whose basketball teams are astounding the
country and who was elected one of the famous "All Star" football coaches last
And to complete the list, Max Terhune, well known movie star and former WLS
favorite, will appear Friday night, December 9, in person on the stage at the
Stark Theatre. And of course he will bring his famous dummy "Elmer".
"Dizzy" Will Pop Off
At each of the three shows Saturday, the great Cubs pitcher will give interviews
on the stage and answer questions from the audience....
Last week-end he added to his laurels when he was made a chief in the Winnebago
Indian tribe in Wisconsin, his name being Chief Nekoosa, which means "Swift
Dean was originally scheduled here November 27 by the management of the Bailey
Theatres, which appearance was postphoned to this Saturday due to his week's
engagment in Chicago.
On the screen Saturday will be William "Cassidy" Boyd in a western feature, "In
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