CHARLES W. GODARD
CHARLES W. GODARD.
The pleasure-loving populace of Sacramento find
the Acme Theatre an ideal place in which to while away a dull hour, the
management having spared no means to administer to the comfort of patrons as
well as to provide entertaining features of a high order. Only such attractions as those which combine
amusement in the highest degree with unimpeachable character are acceptable to
the management, and thus many of
Missourian by birth, Mr. Godard was born in
In 1897 Mr.
Godard disposed of his blacksmith shop and engaged in the liquor business until
June, 1903, when he leased the Acme Theatre.
When he assumed its management he remodeled and refitted it throughout,
and as a result of his efforts in this line as well as in the choice of
amusements selected, the Acme Theatre takes rank with the highest class of
amusement houses in
Transcribed by Kathy Porter.
Source: “History of the State of California and Biographical Record of the Sacramento Valley, California” by J. M. Guinn. Pages 642-643. Chapman Publishing Co., Chicago 1906.
© 2007 Kathy Porter.
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