(All items from The Fourth Estate)
Augustus O’Shaughnessy, who until recently was an illustrator on the staff of the Chicago Daily News, has opened a studio in the Fine Art Building, Chicago.
Wallace Goldsmith, a cartoonist on the Boston Herald, made his debut in vaudeville at Keith’s Theatre, Boston, recently in a lightning sketch act.
A.W. Scarborough, better known as “Scar,” has resigned from the cartoonists’ staff of the New York Globe and joined that of the World.
John Farnum, cartoonist for the Springfield (Mass.) Union, was married July 18 at Albany, N.Y., to Miss Martha Ferguson. Mr. Farnum formerly was on the staff of the Boston Post, Boston Traveller, Providence Telegram, Albany Times and other papers.
Walter Saalberg, a cartoonist at different times connected with the New York Journal, Chicago Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner, died recently in Harrisburg, Pa., at the age of thirty-two years. [this cartoonist was in all the same cities as Charles Saalburg but mostly at the wrong papers — really botched obit or extreme coincidence?]
F.M. Howarth, one of the best known comic artists in the country died in Philadelphia Tuesday, aged forty-three years. He began work on Puck and later was employed on the Hearst papers, is credited with having originated the comic series using the same characters day after day in the newspapers. Two of his best known series were “E.Z. Mark” and “Lulu and Leander.”
George McManus, creator of the “Newlyweds” series of cartoons appearing in the New York World, has gone into vaudeville. He appeared successfully at the Alhambra, New York, last week, his specialty being making sketches of his cartoon characters on a blackboard.
The Danbury, Conn., Agricultural Society has awarded a diploma to the New York World for its exhibition, at the recent fair held by the association, of original drawings and plates of the “Newlyweds” series of comic pictures appearing in that paper.
Peter B. McCord, cartoonist and author, died Tuesday in his home, at 190 South 9th Street, Newark. He was forty years old. For eight years he had been on the Newark Evening News’ staff. A book entitled “The Wolf,” illustrated and written by himself and dealing with the life of the ancient cave dwellers, is about to be published.
Charles Tebbs, manager of the art department of the New York World, has been succeeded by T.O. McGill, an artist of that department and originator of the “Jollys’ Bull Pup” series of cartoons. Mr. Tebbs’ future plans have not been announced.
George McManus, the New York World artist and creator of the celebrated Newlyweds, Panhandle Pete and other comic pictures, was married to Miss Florence Bergere, the original Mrs. Newlywed, on Wednesday.