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PREPARING FOR
OLYMPIC GAB
MEET OF ALL NATIONS WILL BE
HELD AT ANTVERP IN AUGUST,
1S20.
Xetv York, Deo. 20. Adopting the
same systematic methods which Amer
ican athietic authorities proved suc
cessful in the past European nations
are preparing for the Olympic games
of 1920 in a thorough manner which
rojes no easy victory for the United
States athletes In the international
track meet at Antwerp, Belgium next
August. Campaigns for the develop
ment of teams, collection of funds
and other Important details, essential
to success In such an elaborate un
dertaking, are already under way,
aided in several cases by government
supervision and subsidies.
:o better example may be . cited
an the plans and arrangements of
the French which involve a generous
use of the army methods and system.
Throe classes remain mobilized of the
Tf-at army of France at the present
T-r". They are the class of 1917;
.ova aged 22; that of 1918; aged 21;
nut the class of 1919, youths of 20,
Thus the flower of the French race,
i,hv?icaUy and from an athletic point
of "view remains under arms. They are
distributed in various garrison towns
r.n 1 departments of France, It is
from among those three classes that
r:hiotic France expects to recruit thir
t .- or forty first-class athletes to add
to the already fair quota of men whq
are slated to represent France at Antr
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The following program has been de
ti.leu upon by the athletic directors of
French army at the head of whom
;., eoi'.mel See, chief of the Joinville
hoc! of athletics for the French
,:.. Elimination -..trials will be con
futed in every regiment of the above
;;uvq classes, each soldier making a
- iaity of the sport for. which he has
shiiw-n the- greatest inclination' and to
vhich he has been pronounced fittest
: y -lie doctor of the regiment. These
Vii Is will occur after three, four and
; vrii.ips six months of preparatory
training under the eye of an athletic
director. Soldiers who have shown
f'.-iss warranting their undergoing
further training will be picked out and
directed to one of the large centers
nearest their billet: Strasburg, Lyons,
Marseilles, Bordeaux and Paris.
According to the schedule adopted,
the men chosen as being worthy of
further trial will reach their various
headquarters sometime in the spring.
Tien semi-finals .will be held in
Strasburg, I-yons, Marseilles and Bor
'...;.:. and it will be acase of the sur
vivi! of the fittest. These will be sent
to Joinville, near, Paris, where the
final touch will-Jbe put to their prep
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Fifty chiefs.' of battalions are just
r.iv finishing - a special course of
training at the 'Joinville school and in
a :'eu- weeks will be disseminated
among the garrison towns of France to
commerce the training of the men and
officers.
Two hundred officer and 150 men
are already hard at work at the school,
serno of them training in their own
' ri.aif, other getting ready to take in
hand the men who will be sent to
them from the provinces. Joinville is
close to the Pershing stadium and the
fir.tl work of the Olympic candidates
will he done at the former American
stadium. ; ..
One million francs of the 10,000,000
vctcii by the chamber of deputies for
THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL. SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 21, 1919.
BOY RAISED DOLLARS FOR CHARITY
SLD B!LU0NS FOR COUNTRY
NOW ASKS MILLIONS FOR CHURCH
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LEWIS B. FRANKLIN
Chairman on the Executive Committee of the Joint Commission of the Nation
Wide Campaign of the Episcopal Church
From earning five cents a day the Episcopal Church had entered
to selling $19,000,000,000 worth of upon its Nation-Wide Campaign,
bonds in less than two years, is which is planned, spiritually, to
something of a. jump. It is a jump awaken the Church and to raise
that was made by Lewis B. Frank- $42,000,000 for general expansion,
lm, ;-chalrmah "of the executive he volunteered his services. '
committee of the Joint Commis- "You've got to market religioni
sion on the Nation-Wide Cam- just as much as shoe buttons,'"
paign of the Episcopal Church. Mr. Franklin says. "It compares
Twenty-five years ago the rector with life insurance rather than
of an Episcopal Church on Long food or clothes. We voluntarily
Island suggested that every child buy food and clothes; we have to
in the Sunday School should earri be sold on . life insurance. We
fire cents a day ' for the church know we should carry some, but
during Lent. Young Franklin re- we're careless and apt to stall and
sponded to the suggestion by saw- postpone action.'
ing wood and doing - odds and "We'll put this Nation-Wide
ends. For forty days he kept it Campaign over because we're giv
tip and at "the-end of .that time ing men of the church somethinac
had earned $2.20 for the church. - worth while to do. A man whoso
Two years ago Mr. Franklin days are taken up in solving im
was called from the Investment portant business matters, isn't go-!
Bankets' Association, of which in- ing to be hilarious over going toi
stitution he was president, to a church in the evening to decide!
Washington to take charge of the how to spend the money the!
organization for the first govern- women have raised, or determine!
ment Liberty Loan campaign. He whether red or blue carpet shall"
expected to be in Washington five be laid in the parish house. !
weeks. He stayed two years and "What we've got to do is to do I
did the- organizing wor for all away with pettiness and make re-'
four Liberty Loans and for the ligion and the church important, i
Victory Loan. - That's what the Nation-Wide!
When Mr. Franklin. '.earned that Campaign is doing.'
of the American army on the 80th of
May. BUnding on the side lines he
expressed the desire to take part In a
five-mile race which was just 'being
started. He was allowed to enter
more as a joke' than anything else. He
peeled off hla tunlo took off his army
shoes and ran In his stocking feet, run
ning a splendid race and finishing
third.
QUARTER OF CENTURY
SPENT ON ONE JOB
the editorial rooms of the paper by
Mr. Steel. Last night he entered upon
his twenty-fifth year of service.
SCORE KILLED
I R. WRECK
FREIGHT COLLIDES WITH SPE
CIAL TRAIN ON CANADIAN PA
CIFIC CONDUCTORS AMONG
DEAD.
St. Johns, Dec. 20. The death list
in the collision on the Canadian Pa
cific railroad at Onawa, Maine, to
day, had increased to 23 ; tonight, ac
cording to reports here.
Koowles
Twenty-five years a quarter of a
century Is a iongr tlme to eepve reg
ularly In one capacity or avocation,
especially In these days of restless
ness and through the. great Bcramble
for places that have been, but if Wm.
Steel, lives to see another Christmas
holiday season this will be his record
as night watchman on Palaf ox-st. He
has seen much of the city's life by
night.
To persons who frequent the streets
at night or work on the various night
shifts and for those who are up very
early In the morning, Mr. Steel is one
of the most familiar figures, for no
matter the weather, he may always be
seen about his duties, nassfnjr In
out of banks and other business build
ings, or at the Western Union Tele
graph office until it ; closes. Ever
since the Journal was founded and
has used Associated Press news dls-
jjaitxies, inese aispatches have been " The bodies of eleven persons were to a hospital at Brownville Junction
imiiuieu irom tne Western Union to removed from the wreckage . to the on a special train.
Onawa, Maine, Dec. 20. Thirteen
persons were killed or burned to death
and many sustained burns and in
juries today when a freight train col
lided with a special train from St.
John, N. B., loaded with steerage pas
sengers from the steamship Empress
of France, on the Canadian Pacific
railway near here." The freight train
telescoped, the engine and forward cars
of the passenger train and the wreck
age was burned. The conductors of
jboth trains were among the killed
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This Agency has paid to its policyholders
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snow-covered , embankment awaiting
identification. The '. passengers . in
jured numbered 35. They were taken
The collision appears to have been
due to men on the freight train over
looking their orders in connection
with the "Empress steerage special, the
statement said. i
the intensification of athletic trstfning
among French youth has been appro
priated for the work at -Joinville.
The officers and men at Joinville
are already training in earnest and
an .Associated Press correspondent re
cently saw Tirard negotiate the 100
meters in .11 seconds flat; Seurin
cover 200 meters in 221A; Carlaix run
1,000 meters in two minutes, 35 sec
onds and young Guillemot do 10 kilo
meters without being pressed in 33
minutes. These performances are very
Guill-"ot Is considered as being the
close to n championship form. Young
most likely successor to the famous
J. Bouin. He is somewhat awkward
in his style but when it is realized
that six months ago he had never
competed in a race,, the way In which
he has been winning from all competi
tors lately would seem to indicate that
With a little more experience and
training he will be a hard man to beat
at Antwerp. .
Guillemot was - discovered by . an
American officer. He was stationed
at Brest and attended the field garnet
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