Clipped From The Atlanta Constitution
ROBINSON'S CIRCUS AND ELKS- HAVE TAKEN TOWN BY STORM j ROUTE OF TODAY'S PARADE The circus parade will leave the grounds at 10 o'clock this morning It will proceed by Yonge street to Decatur street up De- catur and Marietta to Walton up Walton to Broad from Broad to Houston from Houston to Jack- eon street and thence back to the grounds the line of formal tion being the- same as that of K yesterday There Jiill be both j afternoon and night perform-/ it ances today The old old lure of the circus drew thousands of men women and chil dren to the streets yesterday to watch the parade of Robinson s circus and later to th grounds and tents Added Interest was felt in the cir cus and in the parade especially be cause of the participation of the Uks under whose auspices th performances in Atlanta are being given Prominent members of the B P 0 E also appeared In the parade The police wagon carrying Carlos Mason. .1. Lee Barnes George N McEachern and W P Fain was received with howls of delighted recognition and when every now and then one of the Elk policemen arrested a loiterer the venture was greeted with laughter and applause The parade started down Peachtree about 10 30 o clock a corps of mounted policemen preceding the line Next came the police patrol followed by an auto In which sat John G Robin son owner of the circus Walter P Andrews exalted grand ruler of the Elks and Edwin E Clapp Conspicuous in th parade was the "Beauty Wagon in which were bevy of young girls dressed in white and purple and men In white and purple among the latter being Colonel Bob Gordon of the American Furni ture Company. As soon as the steam calliope announced the end of the parade the street urchins and the eager crowd dropped in behind and followed to the circus grounds. The areas Itself. The ring acts were all good and entertained the audience during every minute acrobats trained horses tight rnno work. nrt wild west features making the bill a varied and enjoyable one. The feats of strength performed by Warren Lincoln Travis who has an ambition to be a prize fighter excited the keenest interest from the masculine part of the audience. Eunice fl Motte a dainty and grace. ful young girl who -11 with a circus for the first time this season pleased the audience very much by her bareback riding The elephants are fine The big old bulky animals are trained to perfection and can trip the light fantastic toe with surprising ease. The races the acrobatic feats and the usual complement of circus acts made the performance thoroughly en- taming throughout But to the grown-up the most interesting part of the circus perhaps Is Ahlnd the flaps that hide the performers when their acts are over. Where dregs Wom Dress. In the women's dressing rooms the actresses are lined In a semi-circle each one with her trunk opened to form a dressing table aid before a tiny mirror she powders her nose paints her cheeks and laces with sure fingers the ribbons that make her ring costume attractive. With the speed BIRD-NECK-LACE One of the stars of Robinson circus who wears medal given him by President Arthur born of long practice a young performer will flash into the room dress ed in short fluffy skirts and before you can draw breath scarcely she Is divested of all her garments and clothed in silken tights ready for another entrance in the ring Another interesting feature is the aggregation of Indians Genuine Sioux Indians they are. and they were never off the reservation before Robinson took them Minnie Goodboy says that she likes the circus life much better than sitting on the reservation smoking a pipe and her husband with In dian s cupidity offered to sell her to one of the men for $2 There Js one old Indian Bird Lace. who wears abaut his neck a heavy gold peace mldal which was presented to him by President Arthur for services rendered to th govern ment during the Sioux rebellion of 1190. 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