FAMOUS ELOISIANS

ALTSHULER, Dr. Ira M.

Dr. I. M. Altshuler Gives Talk Here; The Border Cities Star, March 8, 1932

Music Living Demented Minds Back into Reality at Eloise; Detroit Free Press, April 28, 1940

Music Therapy; The Prescott Evening Courier, May 31, 1943

Music Medicine In Regular Doses Helps Mental Patients; The Palm Beach Post; January 18, 1944

Music Held Cure For Neuroses; St. Petersburg Times, March 26, 1944 

Mad Pianist Enthralls 300 Music Masters; The Schenectady Gazette, February 23, 1946

Mad Pianist Enthralls 300 With Weird Concert; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 25, 1946

Mad Pianist Thrills 300 Music Teachers; The Deseret News, February 25, 1946

Mad Pianist Thrills Audience By Playing Difficulty Concert; The Southeast Missourian, February 25, 1946

Muscian Sane Only At Piano; The Spokesman-Review, March 6, 1946

Mad Pianist Is Present At Concert; The Deseret News, March 8, 1946

Mad Pianist Broadcasts At 11 P. M. Tomorrow; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 1946

Mad Pianist To Make Radio Debut Sunday; The Meriden Record, March 9, 1946

Mad Pianist In Radio Debut From Hospital; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 11, 1946

Mad Pianist's Radio Debut Is Successful; The Schenectady Gazette, March 11, 1946

Mother Elated By Radio Debut Of Mad Pianist; The Lewiston Daily Sun, March 11, 1946

Musician On Road To Mental Health; The Free Lance-Star, March 11, 1946

Psychiatrist Being Sued; The Windsor Daily Star, October 17, 1946

Improvement Is Noted In Mental Case Patient; The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, April 28, 1947

Music Teachers Visit Eloise, The Windsor Daily Star, August 5, 1947

Musical Therapy Rescues Insane Alcoholic's Mind; The St. Joseph News-Press, November 2, 1947

Mad Pianist Remains That Way Except In Music World; The Evening Independent, March 5, 1948

Maestro X's Delicate Music Has Failed To Cure InsanityThe Milwaukee Journal, March 5, 1948

Music Of Mad Pianist Still Echoes Through Halls Of Hospital For Insane; The Meriden Daily Journal, March 5, 1948

Mad Pianist Still Playing Delicate Music In Asylum; The Free Lance-Star, March 6, 1948

Mad Pianist Who Startled Music World Still Confined; The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 10, 1948

Maestro X Still Patient; The Eugene Register-Guard , March 11, 1948

Fights Off Insanity By Writing Symphony; The Telegraph-Herald, March 15, 1948

Young Man Wins Over Madness; The Tuscaloosa News, March 15, 1948

Music Hath CharmsThe New York Times, July 11, 1948

Writes Orchestra Symphony, The St. Petersburg Times, August 13, 1948

Audience Cheers Mental Patient's Eloise Symphony;  The Meriden Record, August 20, 1948

Ex-Alcoholic Elated As His Music Featured; The Lodi News-Sentinel, August 20, 1948

Mental Patient's Shymphony Gets Ovation From 15,000; The Pittsburgh Press, August 20, 1948

Skid Row Composer Acclaimed, The Binghamton Press, August 20, 1948

Symphony Composition Is Aid To Patient; The Youngstown Vindicator, August 20, 1948

Maestro X's Doctor Uses Music To Unlock The Minds Of The Mad; The Milwaukee Journal, September 8, 1948

Cured By Music, Insane Inmate Given Liberty; The Owosso Argus-Press, September 17, 1948

Doctor Who Used Music On Patients Hits Discord;  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 13, 1949

Husband Accused Of Insanity Plot; The Pittsburgh Press, July 13, 1949

'Jealous' Psychiatrist's Wife Wants Divorce; The Milwaukee Journal, July 13, 1949

Actress Charges Husband Tried To Drive Her Crazy; The News and Courier, July 14, 1949

Files Cross Suit; The Beaver Valley Times, July 15, 1949

43 Days After His Marriage, The Psychiatrist, Who Thought Music Would Help, Wanted A Divorce; The Milwaukee Sentinel; August 7, 1949

A Woman's View: Men Should Gossip; The Pittsburgh Press, April 24, 1956

Tired Hubbies Can Learn From Wives; The Milwaukee Sentinel, May 1, 1956

Mr. X, Brilliant Pianist, Is Still In Mental Hospital; The St. Joseph News-Press, October 23, 1958

Twenty Die In Michigan Car Crashes; The Toledo Blade, March 18, 1968


CANNON, Hugh

Ragtime Author In Poorhouse; The Indiana Evening Gazette, January 17, 1910

Booze Got Him For Keeps; The Nevada Daily Mail, January 26, 1910

Composer A Pauper; The Titusville Herald, January 26, 1910

He Wrote Goo Goo Eyes; The Evening News, January 26, 1910

He Lightened Millions Of Hearts; His Own Is Buried In Poorhouse; The Tacoma Times, February 4, 1910

Former Song Writer Now A Wreck; The Music Trade Review, November 1910

Higher Court Interfered With Cannon Divorce Case; The Buffalo Express, June 20, 1912

death notice; The New York Dramatic Mirror, July 3, 1912

Writer Took No Chances; The New York Clipper, January 15, 1919

Cannon Worked Fast; The New York Dramatic Mirror, January 18, 1919


CICOTTE, Al

Al Cicotte Overcomes Many Obstacles On Way To Earning Big League Position; The Washington Reporter, March 13, 1958

Cards' Al Cicotte, Who Almost Quit Baseball, Now Is A Welcome Pitcher; The St. Petersburg Times, March 7, 1961

Obituary; The Lawrence Journal-World, November 30, 1982


KAVANAGH, Marty

Untitled; The Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle, January 29, 1913

Untitled; The Albany Evening Journal, May 15, 1914

Untitled; The Utica Herald-Dispatch, May 28, 1914

Jennings Will Stand Nearly Pat This Year; The Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle, March 19, 1915

Untitled; The Oelwein Daily Register, June 4, 1915

Notes Of The Diamond; The Sun, June 5, 1915

Cobb At Bay For Seven Innings, Then Delivers; The Sun, September 15, 1915

Cobb Spoils New Pitcher's Debut; The New York Times, September 15, 1915

Fluky Triple By Kavanagh Causes Resd Sox Setback; The Schnectady Gazette, September 25, 1916

Little Pick-Ups Of Sport; The Oswego Daily Times, April 25, 1917

Kavanagh Probably Won't Be Back With Cleveland; The Eau Claire Leader, February 26, 1918

Kavanagh Will Play First Bag For Cleveland; The Geneva Daily Times, March 30, 1918

Kavanagh, Cleveland Discard, Comes Through For Cardinals; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 26, 1918

Superbas Lose Crazy Game Marked By Weird Incidents; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 4, 1918

Seven Runs In Last Inning; The Titusville Herald, June 5, 1918

Errors Cost Giants Lead In League Race; The Evening Telegram, June 7, 1918

Cards Trade Three For One; The Schnectady Gazette, June 13, 1918

Sunday Baseball; The Evening Telegram, November 9, 1918

Untitled; The Sun, March 18, 1919

Seton Hall Pins Hopes On New Baseball Coach; The New York Evening Post, March 6, 1924


KUSTUS, Joseph Julius

Won The First One; The Evening News, July 24, 1903

Zanesville 1, Lancaster 0; The Newark Daily Advocate, June 19, 1905

Newark Wins Three Hit Game; The Newark Daily Advocate, June 22, 1905

Zanesville Wins From Idlewilde; The Newark Daily Advocate, June 23, 1905

Baseball Notes; The Newark Daily Advocate; June 27, 1905

Silent Man Stone Won From Moguls; Three Inning Knepper's Limit; The Newark Daily Advocate; August 7, 1905

Snyder's 4-Hit Game Was Lost; The Newark Daily Advocate; August 22, 1905

Jules Kustus; The Detroit Free Press, July 19, 1906

Box Scores; The Sporting Life; June 8, 1907

Box Scores; The Sporting Life; July 13, 1907

A 1909 Prospectus From A Superba Fan; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 2, 1908

Play Ball, Nothing Else; The New York Time, January 17, 1909

(from) Made Good In N.Y.; The Lewiston Daily Sun, March 22, 1909

Supuberbas To Present Strong Hitting Nine; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 22, 1909

Brooklyn Vs. New York; The Sunday State Journal; April 25, 1909

Philadephia 1, Brooklyn 6; The Standard; April 29, 1909

Going Up! Going Down!!; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 6, 1909

Supuberbas Count Again By Good, Solid Batting; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 6, 1909

Baseball, With Trimmings, Seen At Washington Park; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 9, 1909

Brooklyn 2, St. Louis 1; The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, May 12, 1909

Brooklyn Defeats St. Louis; The New York Times; May 14, 1909

Back With The Top Notchers; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 21, 1909

Lennox Again In Limelight; Brings Home Winning Run; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 21, 1909

Sidelights On The Game; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 21, 1909

With Lennox, Kustus And Bell Ebbets Should Be Happy; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 21, 1909

Cubs Get There In Eleventh; The New York Times; May 25, 1909

Lumley Will Play To-Day, With Kustus In Center; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 25, 1909

Brooklyn 3, Boston 1; The Sun, July 6, 1909

Brooklyn Wins First By Heavy Hitting, 7-4; The Evening Telegram, July 7, 1909

Brooklyn Wins The Nightcap; The Evening Telegram, July 7, 1909

Toronto Gets Eddie McDonald; The Albany Journal, July 15, 1909

Kustus's Batting Has Much To Do With Locals' Victory; The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, July 21, 1909

Kling Deal Off; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 12, 1909

Eastern League Events; The Sporting Life; August 14, 1909

Uticas Beat Stars In Opening Game; The Utica Herald-Dispatch, August 17, 1909

Kustus's Batting Wins For Syracuse; The Utica Herald Dispatch, September 18, 1909

Eastern League Player Contracts; The Sporting Life; March 19, 1910

Another Hustler Joins Hospital List In Person Of Joe Kustus; The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, March 29, 1910

Loses Bridgeport Claim; The Watertown Daily Times, January 16, 1911

Passes And Errors Lose Game To Canton; The Mansfield News, August 11, 1911

Erie Wins Out In Tenth; The Mansfield News, August 12, 1911

genealogy history from "Gene Notes"; November 23, 2010

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LEJEUNE, Sheldon "Larry"

Superbas Intact; Regulars To-Day; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 27, 1911

Brooklyn Players In Crash; The New York Times, April 1, 1911

Strange Case Of Larry Lejeune, Ball Player; The Toledo News-Bee, September 12, 1914

Lejeune Claims Title; The Pittsburgh Press, March 21, 1915

Untitled; The Calgary Herald, June 5, 1942


MAESTRO X (AKA Music Master X, Horace F)

Music Therapy; The Prescott Evening Courier, May 31, 1943

Music Medicine In Regular Doses Helps Mental Patients; The Palm Beach Post; January 18, 1944

Mad Pianist Enthralls 300 Music Masters; The Schenectady Gazette, February 23, 1946

Mad Pianist Enthralls 300 With Weird Concert; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 25, 1946

Mad Pianist Thrills 300 Music Teachers; The Deseret News, February 25, 1946

Mad Pianist Thrills Audience By Playing Difficulty Concert; The Southeast Missourian, February 25, 1946

Muscian Sane Only At Piano; The Spokesman-Review, March 6, 1946

Mad Pianist Is Present At Concert; The Deseret News, March 8, 1946

Mad Pianist Broadcasts At 11 P. M. Tomorrow; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 1946

Mad Pianist To Make Radio Debut Sunday; The Meriden Record, March 9, 1946

Mad Pianist In Radio Debut From Hospital; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 11, 1946

Mad Pianist's Radio Debut Is Successful; The Schenectady Gazette, March 11, 1946

Mother Elated By Radio Debut Of Mad Pianist; The Lewiston Daily Sun, March 11, 1946

Musician On Road To Mental Health; The Free Lance-Star, March 11, 1946

'The Man Known To The World...'; The Portsmouth Times, March 14, 1946

Speaking Of Pictures, Life Magazine, April 1, 1946
Speaking Of Pictures, Life Magazine, April 1, 1946 (2)

Psychiatrist Being Sued; The Windsor Daily Star, October 17, 1946

Improvement Is Noted In Mental Case Patient; The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, April 28, 1947

Musical Therapy Rescues Insane Alcoholic's Mind; The St. Joseph News-Press, November 2, 1947

Mad Pianist Remains That Way Except In Music World; The Evening Independent, March 5, 1948

Music Of Mad Pianist Still Echoes Through Halls Of Hospital For Insane; The Meriden Daily Journal, March 5, 1948

Mad Pianist Still Playing Delicate Music In Asylum; The Free Lance-Star, March 6, 1948

Mad Pianist Who Startled Music World Still Confined; The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 10, 1948

Maestro X Still Patient; The Eugene Register-Guard , March 11, 1948

Maestro X's Delicate Music Has Failed To Cure Insanity; The Milwaukee Journal, March 5, 1948

Fights Off Insanity By Writing Symphony; The Telegraph-Herald, March 15, 1948

Young Man Wins Over Madness; The Tuscaloosa News, March 15, 1948

Writes Orchestra Symphony, The St. Petersburg Times, August 13, 1948

Audience Cheers Mental Patient's Eloise Symphony;  The Meriden Record, August 20, 1948

Ex-Alcoholic Elated As His Music Featured; The Lodi News-Sentinel, August 20, 1948

Mental Patient's Shymphony Gets Ovation From 15,000; The Pittsburgh Press, August 20, 1948

Skid Row Composer Acclaimed, The Binghamton Press, August 20, 1948

Symphony Composition Is Aid To Patient; The Youngstown Vindicator, August 20, 1948

Maestro X's Doctor Uses Music To Unlock The Minds Of The Mad; The Milwaukee Journal, September 8, 1948

Cured By Music, Insane Inmate Given Liberty; The Owosso Argus-Press, September 17, 1948

Doctor Who Used Music On Patients Hits Discord;  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 13, 1949

Mr. X, Brilliant Pianist, Is Still In Mental Hospital; The St. Joseph News-Press, October 23, 1958


MCCOY, Elijah

obituary; The Afro American, November 9, 1929

Eloise: A Glimpse Into The Past; The Redford Observer, September 2, 1999


TIERNEY, James

Shooting Victim; The Rome News-Tribune, July 26, 1957

List Even Chance For Shot Mayor; The Windsor Daily Star, July 27, 1957