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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE CONSTITUTION; ATJLANTA. SUNDAY. DECEMBER 7. 189O. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES 3 YMNA8T5 QNTHHR MUSCLE. IS ASTIR r ji Interstate Championship Field Day. BRE DOING 10 Contest in College Boys. Ttf I imtcr season brings new life to athletic Georgia. ueriiy warns that a genuine revoln- 3 line Is immmentlin the south. The orbome splendid sport next spring -i college boys and athletic associa- 'bis section at the south, brighter, and reports ,r-ir7 large city and the various show that recofds are already pieces at a Tearful rate among the averywnere. many years the interest in athletic not been what it might and what it o have been in the south. Not be- was no material here to arouse jor many of the famous fel- tcday on northern track A. H. WHITMAN. i. Si are es ol the south. The reason lack of interest is, perhaps, the fact uj. t colleges and athletic clubs of the not i i-e more firmly endowed and equipped T-IJ ipenor gymnasiums. L' change in our own state and in South O Tennessee, Alabama and other Kiz -mg states, the boys in the gynlna- KOJ on their muscle in dead earnest, ml> Jing to wake things up right lively spring comes on. 'y gratifying to observe the wonder- s t that is daily increasing in athletic -uqhout the colleges and large cities te. Atlanta, Augusta, Savannah, r 1 Macon are fully alive with the 'he college gymnasiums at Emory I. anpear to wheel into line. Jt" naturally is leading to great i> A Bis Scheme. x Ik is now going the rounds in i inms of this part of the southern iiuize a mammoth league to be j. >f the various leading colleges and i, ?n's Christian Associations. The to encourage the interest _ in and sports by holding i in interstate field day for champion- i .ics on the track and field. chantages and benefits of the schenie abnous to be doubted, and it is one Sht to and doubtless will receive the i-or of every athletic association that le called upon to enter the league. H. "Whitman, the director of the T'mnasiura for the Young Men's Christian m Atlanta, has been conspicuous in the movement, and has had many expressions from the different asso- tiations around in this and other states about, it. Tbe plan is to have delegates from the 'eiding southern col leges and athletic clubs n Atlanta or some other central point ;r to organize the league, so that it 3m VL 3 action early in the spring. About irat vi i it is proposed to hold a great field day Jen Atlanta, and have all the col- i clubs to unite their regular field it and make it an occasion for inter- and interstate championship is an excellent one and the meet- I be called at once to take it up and ongh to that splendid success that is'-- nably awaits it. To Meet in Brunswick. 'ill be a great state athletic contest Young Men's Christian Associa- i- -onswick early in February. The hroughout the state are already get- where men grow tall and muscular. Jameson Is no exception to the rule, being lull six feet in height and weighing 1GO pounds. Ho was a resident of Coviugton, Ky., several years, and it was there he received the greater part of Lis physical education and development in the gynasmms of that city. Hisrccordin Kentucky is with best athletes of thcstato. Hehaslately had a course of instruction at the Lake Geneva ALLEST JAMISON. training school where he was among the best all-around men. Jamesou is planning great things for the Augusta boys next Reason in baseball, tennis, running, jumping and other sports. He says before the aeason is over, Augusta is goine to have several athletes covered from head to heel with medals. That's right! The University Boys. 'Rah, 'rah, The familiar shout comes from tho 'varsity boys over at Athens, and oven thus early in the year brings with it tho significant warn- ing: "Keep your eyes on ub." Never was there such a revival in the world of spores as now prevails on the cam- pus of the old University of Georgia, and even the faculty has awakened to the realization at last that all "work and no play makes Jack a darned __ Dr. Harry C. White, together with sev- eral other members of the faculty, as well as borne of the students went to work early in the term to put the college gymnasium in a better way. The result is a general shaking up of the athletic interests at the college. Mr. Dudley Youngblood, president of the Athletic Association, is now in Atlanta looking after the interests of the association in regard to the securing of a fund to better equip its gymnasium. Ho talks most interestingly about the situation of affairs over there. He saya that there is a movement now astir to grade a large lield on the campus, covering many acres, and to erect a large grand stand by it for tbe of spectators that always witnesb the games of ball, tennis and other sports which tho boys play every afternoon after the drilling is ended. Dr. White has the matter in charge and says the work will all be completed before tbe spring season is well opened. The trustees of the university, recognizing the great advantages of this step, are heartily endorsing the great work which Dr. White has taken upon himself. There are many students at Athens who will lower the southern records this summer. All of the classes have organ- ized their teams of football, baseball, tennis, etc., and have already begun to play out of Bight, Among the all-around athletes in col- lege this year, none can down "Dud" Youngblood himself. His record at jumping, sparring, vaulting, etc., ia indeed a tough one to climb as his competitors put it. Mr. Youngblood is highly in favor of the movement for an inter-collegiate field day next Mav, and says the boys over at the univer- sity will'plant their colors'tnumphantly on the field whenever it is to take place. The Athens boys have always been the ter- ror of the Mercer and Oxford boys ever since the memorable conflicts at Union Point, but it is reported that these two colleges have taken on more muscle since then, and could make it warm for any team now in baseball or any other game. Savannati's No Slouch. Some of tne best athletes in Georgia are in Savannah. Aud here it is that the recent impetus to sports is perhaps most marked in this state. The Young Men's Christian Association of Savannah has se- r s'. QOKDON. ne trim for the occasion, and it to be a great day it 1 "or aught. medals and Tirizes will be the various wimiers in the con- ing v, il! be spared to make it tho .e Georgia athletes have ever ery city and college will be Brunswick, and the railroads -iced rates from all oomts. cured the services of Mr. H. O. Carmichael, formerly of Atlanta, as physical director, and under his excel lent guidance is fairly booming. Savannah's young men are all given to ath- letics and that city has furnished to Vale auc Harvard and the University at Athens more "record men" than any other city perhaps in the south. Among these is one whose repu- tation is known in the north and south alike. It is Mr. W. W. Gordon. Billie Gordon was tho champion short-dis- tance runner of the State university last year with a record 10 2-5. He also has a record at Yale that has given him prominence there having been second to the winners of 100-yard dashes in many contests, and winning the quarter dash in fifty-five seconds. At the State university last year Mr. Gor don won as many medals and prizes at neu day as he could carry from the track, and to him is due the praise of having greatly low ered the university's record in many sports. Billie is also great on the jump and Huron race, having borne away prizes at the umver aity and at Yale in such contests. PAEK RACK TEACK. An effort is now being made by the athletu club of the Savannah Young Men Christian Association to secure the us of the famous Vernon park race track, which can and will doubtless be done, and then Mr Carmichael will take the boys out Jo their training to enter the Brunswick contest The club will also have tennis court, and a diamond laid off in the park. Savannah athletes will have a field day early in the season, and the eyes of the whole south ern sporting world may look to tho boys of tbj -Forest City" tor some brilliant records. no city in Georgia that Jiied with the spirit of athletic vagusta, the old "Fountain Kilroy grew great in a 07ens of others now famous their running start. of the old Southern League hat city by tho Young Men's -ition, and its opening as an eld has marked a new era 11 sporting world. -i; fi, the athletic club of that eu Jameson, of Covington, under inttac- of ttic Fountain City Atlanta's Ont ot The interest in Olympian sports here in At tanta has been increasing every day for tb. there such classes as now mee in the gymnasium day and night and receiv instructions from Professor A. H NEW A just as courteous at a. cost sale as stairs. Cloak Department There is a new mint m Atlanta, and it is operating without the proper govern- ment license. THE FAIR, 75, 76 and 78 Whitehall street, is the new mint. They are making a new coin at THE FAfR. It is a goc piece. Every goc you bring to them they speedily con- vert into If you bring five ooc pieces to them, or Our garments are in the world. Cloaks reduced to less 10 per cent, are now Cloaks reduced to less 10 per cent, are now Cloaks reduced to less 10 per 'cent, are now 50. The Cloaks at THE FAIR are superb in style, and you will be glad to take them at the discount I sale. The sale at of j THE FAIR awaits you. It is bet- _ The miSt is'in the Cloak ter than 50 per cent off elsewhere, department (evetything new, no last year and they allow you 10 per cent discount on their already bottom figures. Ten per cent discount on a. one-price-plain- figure mark means 50 per cent discount where they hide their prices. We are open with you. Everything marked out in plain figures, so a child can tell the price. In our Cloak room there will be a hum of unheard-of activity this week (as we had the run on Blan- kets last because you can get a Cloak at wholesale, figures. Every garment will go out to you less 10 per cent discount. There are new garments just unpacked in this sale all go at the same discount. A mark down sale at THE FAIR bristles with purpose. Our daily crowds testify that the goods and prices are right. No pains have been spared in the preparation of this sale. You will find us China Department. Just arrived late Saturday (you have been waiting for them a long 50 decorated Toilet Sets, marked to sell as a bargain at will be for this week. There are 10 pieces. Fine White China for hand painting just arrived. 50 Crystal Lamps, worth 50 Library Lamps, in beautifully decorated ware, the latest importa- tion, worth 50 Lamps at worth see them. C. C. ware cups and saucers at 50 per cup and saucer. Buy them before they are all gone. Tumblers 3c each. Do not wait until the last week of the holiday season for Toys. Visit our Toy department up has shown you a portion of our excellent selection in our center window. We have two Toy departments, by the way; one is a perfect dolldom, full of every size and kind Doll, in our south room. Our assortment of holiday goods is now complete. 6 papers Tacks, loc. 25 sheets Paper, 5c, 25 Envelopes, 5C. Webster's Dictionary, Cloth-bound Standard Century Magazine, age. St. Nicholas Magazine, aoc, Muscilage, 4C. Ammonia (large bottle) xoc. Sapolia, 8c. Large Chamois Skins, 350. Gingham, 50. Gray Blankets, yoc. Comforts, only 570. Door Mats, 480. Cuticura Soap, loc. Sponges, 30 Crystal Water Pitchers, 24c. Lamp Chimneys (pearl top) yc. French candies, worth 500, only 3OC. Dixon's Pencils, 40. Torchon Lace, worth 150, at 8c. Fast Black Hosiery at worth 4oc. Corsets (Mayflower) 43c. Towels 150, worth 250. White Floating Soap, 2 cakes for 5c. Fine Perfumery, I2C. Pearl-handle Pen Knives, We have everything we advertise, and are never "out" of bargains. Come early Monday morning if you please. Dress Goods. Fifty pieces more of our 500 black all wool Cashmere. No such value elsewhere. Black Goods are a peculiar pride of THE FAIR. Have you seen the 85C Corded Black Goods (ex. elusive) that are fine value at i Attend tomorrow's Black Goods sale. Willow Ware. Just arrived, handsome Work- baskets, Bon-bon Boxes and marvels of art in Wickerwork. They are displayed in our south room. See them for Monday; they are pretty German favors. Specials in Hosiery. Our formerly soc Hose now 33C. Ourformerly 5oc Misses', 3OC to 400; double knee. Our formerly 350 derby ribbqd Hose, 25c. A new black lisle Hose, worth 75c, only Our second floor has a new ap- pearance since the arrival of our new China Ware. Visit us Mon- day and all this week. Mail Orders. Pardon any delays. We shall do our best for you during this busy holiday season. Write for samples. The and 78 Whitehall St. THE ESTIBL'SHERS OF LOW PRICES FOR F1ME GOODS flT OME PRICE fflD IN PLJON FIGURES. XIVIAS TELEPHONE LIST 189O. ARE YOU AMONG THE LIST The Holidays are here and the Telephone will attow you to give your entire timt and attention to YOUR BUSINKSS! We give tlie names of Subscribers connected since last publication: is, himself, an all-round athlete of no mean skill. He has been schooled by many of the best trainers in America, and as anlwuatio and general outof-dpor athlete .his etuaTcamot, perhaps, found in this region at the "gymni" areJ F.Martin, who has jumped twelve feet stanainii jump, on a heavy muddy C. jTMarlili, thebestjUl-around; ArnoM and Alblrt Havnes, swingers, 'and G. Piedmont pirk. effort blaa-gnn Wylie Jones, livery stable. Isaac S., residence. G. M., residence, Decatur, Ga., 6 calls. Bailroad, S. W. Collier, General Agt. and typewriters John W., law office. House No. 5, Peters street. M. D., G. W., office and residence. Geo. E., Security Investments. 455-_Northern Society of Georgia, A. B. Garner, Sec. C. N., groceries. Co., sign writers. Robt., restaurant. 852--Smith Co., Chas. A. Druggists. Dr. A. L., Drug Store. Downing, Arcnitects. The Telephone List for December witt be turned over to the printer nactweek. Any information desired tvill be cheerfutty furnished'by writing or calling on W.T. QBNTRY, iNEWSPAFERr lEWSPAPERr ;