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THE UNIVEBSITY UNIV RSITY NEWS THtmSDAt THt SDAY OCTOfcER id 1906 190 J i
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THE GAME OF FOOTBALL FOOTBALLBY OOT BAII BAIIRYJ
BY IYJ J FORSYTHE Af4RSYIIIEATHLETIC A JORSmtEA11IlE FORSYTHEATHLETIC
A11IlE ATHLETIC C BNKXTOR BNKXTORNearly UWECTORNearly I INearly
Nearly ten years ago on a cold colddrizzly coldd colddrizzly
drizzly d zzly day the writer of this artide ar article article ¬
ticle stood in the grand stand at atthe atthe atthe
the Park Parkin in Columbia and nd withabout with withabout withabout
about ninetenths of the thetew few hundred hun hundred bundred ¬
dred spectators present wondered wonderedwhat wonderedwhat wonderedwhat
what it itail all meant meantwhat what the twenty twentytwo
two stalwart young fellows f rePret rePresentingClemson repre representing representingClemson ¬
senting sentingClemson Clemson and the University Universityof
c t
of South Corolina were trying to todo todo todo
do as they stood about in the mudtugging mud mudtugging mudtug
tugging tug ng and struggling for the pos possession possessIon possession ¬
session of what appeared appeare 1 to be a ahuge ar aE
r E huge red mud ball This was the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first game of intercollegiate foot football footbaU football
ball that the writer had witnessed witnessedin
in fact one of the first played South Southof
j of the North Carolina line lineThe lineThe lineThe
The game ended by the score of often often often
ten to five in Clcmsons favor and andthose an anthose andthose
those of us who knew a little of ofbase ofbase ofbase
base ball and nothing of foot ball ballfelt ballfelt ballfelt
felt that our Champions had done donegloriously doneglorionsly donegloriously
gloriously We had already yelled yelledourselves yelledhoarse clled clledoursclves
ourselves ourselveswhat hoarse at we knew not notwhat nott I
t what but not contented with this thisat tbisat thisat I
at the termination of the game gamemembers gammembers gamemembers
members of the faculty facu ty and the thestudents thestudents thestudents
students alike plunged out into intothe intothe intothe
the gridiron ankle deep in Carolina Carolinamud Caronnamud Carolinamud
mud and slush and bore off the be bedecked bedecked bedecked ¬
decked victors as if they had been beenindeed beenindecd beenindeEd
indeed conquering con q uerin g gno heroes It made madeno
no difference whether or not the theI
t game and its merits were under understood understood ¬ 1 1stood
I stood it was enough to know that thatour thatour I Iour
our College had been victoriousThis victoriousThiss victorious ictoriousThis I
This game was the first of those thoseFair thoseaIFairWeek
1 Fair aIFairWeek Week Contests in Columbia Columbiawhich Columbiawbich Columbiawhich
which attract thousand of citizens citizensand citizensand citizensand
and draw to the city thousands of ofvisitors ofvisitors ofvisitors
visitors from all over the South SouthThe SouthThe SouthThe
The growth and popularity of the thegame thegame thegame
game has indeed been phenomenal phenomenalThe
1 The writer left the field of the thefirst tIltI thefirst
I first of these contests convinced convincedthat
i that this game of foot ball had done donemore doncI
t 1 I more to unify the Clemson student studentbody sti sttdentbody dent dentbody
body more to arouse college spirit spiritand spiritand spiritand
and college pride than all the al alletic att attletic attiletic
letic events in Clemsons history historyput bistoryput historyput
put together to ether He felt that thegame the thegame tbegame
game had come to stay and to be bedeservedly bedefervedly bedeservedly
deservedly the most important o of f
her athleticsports athletic sports But he had hadsomehow 1ladOwebnwa hadtulory
ft T somehow Owebnwa a sglfcongratulatory sglfcongratulatoryfeeling df fcongra 9 gralla tulory at atfeeling ory oryfeeling
ftr < r feeling that he did not belong to tothe totIle tothe
the team he felt that willing to tolend tolend tolend
lend his moral and financial sup support support support ¬
port he would rather some one oneelse oneelse oneelse
else would do the playing for him himHe bimi
i i He tried to think of the many man ad advantages advantages advantages ¬
vantages offered by base ball in invhich in1bich
vhich a bleb he was then deeply cleep cleeped 1 interest interested intereSted ¬
ed its greater apparent 3pp appar r nt gentility gentilityits entilityits
its comparative lack of dan da t f4 rv all allIn allin allin
In all it seemed a much nicer game gamefor gamefor gamefor
for a young gentleman g ntltman to engage engagein
in In
But fortunately our opinions are arenot arenot arenot
not like the laws of the Medes s and andPersians andI andPersiansa andPersiausa
I Persians a new session of baseball base baseball hascbal1
ball six months in the distance a agreat agreat agreat
great college outburst of foot ball ballcnlhuMain ballcntluI ballenthusiam
cnlhuMain cntluI imn and a year from thetime the thetime thetime
time the writer had stood on the thegrand tbegrand thegrand
grand stand and witnessed the thefirst tbefirst thefirst
first contest for foot ball hallsupremacYJ hallsupremacYJfound supremacy supremacyfound supremacyfound
found him there again in a capacityhowever capacity capacityhowever capacityhowever
however that did not permit of a aseat aseat aseat
seat on the grand stand standSince standSince standSince
Since then I have been found in intne intne inthe
tne ranks of ball enthusiasts readyto ready readyto
to believe liee anything good gor > d that is issaid issaid issaid
said of the game and to resent any anyimputation anyimputation anyimputation
imputation on its character characterIt
It has been my good fortune to toserve toserve toserve
serve for nearly ten years y ars in the thecapacity th thcapacity thcapacity
capacity of foot ball player mana manager manager manager ¬
ger and andquestion coach coachto to view t the foottom foot football football
ball question from tom the standpoint standpointof
of the student and the instructor instructorto
to teach the same men m n on the grid gridiron gridiron gridiron ¬
iron and in the class room and I Iunhesitatingly Iunhtsitatingly Iunhesitatingly
I
unhesitatingly make the statement statementbased statementbased
based on these exceptional oppor opportunities opportunities opport ¬
t tunities for learning both the goodand good goodand goodand
and the evil of the game that I Ibelieve Ibe1ieve Ibelieve
believe foot ball stands today as asthe asthe asthe
the greatest manmaking game on onthe onthe onthe
the American Continent View it itf itfom itf
f fom om any standpoint you please pleasethe
the physical the mental the moral moralI
I am prepared to say and attempt attemptto
to prove that it excites them all allIf allIf allIf
If you y ou say that foot ball is com comparatively comparatively comparatively ¬
paratively dangerous sport I chal challenge challenge challenge ¬
lenge you ou to show that it is as fatal fatalas
as bicycling rowing skating or orhorseback orhorseback or110r
horseback 110r eback ridingif riding if you say it isbrutal is isbrutal isbrutal
brutal or brutalizing I say you youknow youknow youN
N know nothing of the very ve Y under underlying underlying underr underlying ¬
r
lying principals of oftbe the game which whichr
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inculcate control of temper and andrestraint andrestrain andrestrains
restraint of passion passionif if you say it itis itis itis
is is deirlmenentallo detrimenental to a mans studying studyingas
as a student I challenge you to examine ex examine examine ¬
amine andcompare and compare the average averagerecord averagerecord averagerecord
record efthe of f the foot ball ballplayers ballplayerswith playerswith players playerswith
with the average of those who do donot donot donot
not play playgore more ore than this I assert assertthat assertthat assertthat
that on the basis of percent there thereare
are a large number of leading college col college college ¬
lege men leading students principal princi principal principal ¬
pal officers on the college foot ball ballteam ballteaUl ballteam
team than in the rest of the school schoolI
I claim afcii a 1tl submit to the records recordsthat recordsthat recordsthat
that the men who play foot ball ballmake bal1make ballmake
make as a whole better b tter grades gradesduring gradesduring gradesduring
during foot ball b months UiaH dur during during during ¬
ing the months of the session ses ion due dueto dueto dueto
to the regular habits required by bythe bythe bythe
the training Code and the activity activityof
of mind that accompanies activity activityof
of bod bodI body bodyI
I have no patience with the arm armchair annchair armchair
chair foot ball critic critica a selfap selfappointed selfappointcd self ap appointed ¬
pointed here h rc who with dogmatic dogmaticself
self conceit abuses a sport which whichhe
he has not had the opportunity orperhaps or orperhaps orpcrbaps
perhaps the indention to investi investigate investigate ¬
gate How often do we hear the theadjectives theI
adjectives ad a d j e c t i v yes e s brutal brutaldcgrad brutaldcgradingdangerolts hrutaldegradiugdangerous degrad degrading ¬
ing ingdangerolts dangerous applied to foot foolball football football
ball by persons who have never nevereven nevereven nevereven
even seen a foot ball or a gridiron gridironor ridiron ridironor
or know absolutely nothing of how howthe howthe howthe
the game is playedHow played playedHow playedHow
How often this year have we weseen weseen weseen
seen in our newspapers 1m lucid id appeals ap appeals appeals ¬
peals to the legislature and college collegeauthorities collcgeauthorities collegeauthorities
authorities to stop a sport that to tonote tonote tonote
note their tone you would imagine imaginewas
was as dangerous as a Boer regi regim regiement regiment
m ment en t or Japanese Squadron SquadronLegislation SquadronLegislation SquadronLegislation
Legislation what has a Legislature Legislatureto
to do with a college boys spon sponIt
It might as well arrogate to itself itselfto
to the right to stop bicycling row rowing rowing rowing I
ing base ball or any an other sport sportwhich sportwhich sportwhich
which does not impel imp ril il the public publicmorals publicmorals publicmorals
morals The College Col authorities are arej aretl
t I j thc tl proper ones < decide whether whetheror
or r not participation in in tilt lh tiltinterferes j i iinterferes v vinterferes °
interferes with itb the work of a astudent astudent astudent
student and the action of everyccllege every everycollege everyI
I college llCgl a aonly of note and standing tnndh is not notonly 110tvnl
only vnl allowing but cn i C n co i ithe r rthe Ii Iithe <
the game leads tr > illu illusion clxsion du ¬ 1 1sion
sion that its beneficial effects an anduly al alduly airduly
duly appreciated by y those in a posi ¬
tion to know what is best for the thestudents
students and that the th f innings of ofthe
the ignorant ana malcontents have
no foundation in fact It has been beenmy
my good fortune to see foot ball in introduced ¬
troduced into two colleges collegesI I have havenoted
noted in both instances an increased increasedinterest iucreasedinterest increasedinterest
interest in in college life an awaken awakening awakening awakening ¬
ing of college spirit the greater greaterpride greaterpride greaterpride
pride taken by y students and gradu graduates graduates graduates ¬
ates in their Afma Mater These Thesetwo Thesetwo Thesetwo
two colleges have become known knownin
in other states and to other colleges collegesThe collegesThe collegesThe
The students of different institu institulions institutions institutions
tions have been brought together togetherin
in a friendly combat and an honor honorably bonorably honorably
ably hardfought hard fought game creates a awholesome awholesome awholesome
wholesome respect between the thedifferent thedifferent thedifferent
different bodies of students which whichcould whichcould whichcould
could be brought about in no other otherway otherway otherway
way To a young and growing growingUniversity growingUniversity growingUniversity
University like this nothing could couldbe ouldbe
be or is of more value as an ad advertising advertising advertising ¬
vertising agency than its foot ball ballteams ballteamsan ballteamsan
teams teamsan an adc advertisment fertismeut in its best bestsense bestsense hestsensewherever
sensewherever sense wherever her foot ball teams
have played play d they have lelt the im impression imrression iulpression ¬
pression that Florida men me 1 are gen gentlemen gentlemen gentlemen ¬
tlemen It has been stated that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the attendance at Yaie and Prince Princeton ¬
ton is always affected by the results resultsof r sults sultsof
of their great foot ball games I Iheard Iheard Iheard
heard some say when this argument argu argument argnlU ¬
ment lU nt was made in a college paper paperthat paperthat paperthat
that students drawn in this way waywere waywere waywere
were not worth having I must con confess confess confess
fess I do not share this view wliei wlieia wh hci hcia u
a student meets a young man desir desirous d desirous eSlr eSlrous ¬
ous of entering college colle t and is en endeavoring endeavoring endeavoring ¬
deavoring to persuade pcr uadc him to cuter cuterAlma euterAlma enterAlma
Alma Mater what does he dwell dwellmost dwellmost dwellmost
most upon The excellence of his histeachers histeacbers histeachers
teachers the advantages of the thecourses thecourses thecourses
courses offered offer d I think t 11 ink not notWould notVould notWould
Would he not more likely speak to tohim tohim tohim
him of those things outside of the theregular theI theregular theregular I I
regular routine of work that go to tomake toniake 1
make college life attractive to the theaverage theaverage
I Iaerage
average young man mallofthe of the prestige prestigeof pre tjge I
of thefool ball and base hall teams team4of tcat11of teamsof
of the success of their orators of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their College Glee Club Clubarc are not notthese notth notthese
these th se the th most likely themes upon uponwhich U upinwhich pUlawhich
which the average students would woulddwell woulddwell ollddwdl
dwell Nor does the fai t that l such sucharguments sucharguments sucharguments
arguments decide the debating can candidale candidate an andidate
didate make the men m ll any less le dtsir dtsirable dlsirable desirable
able as college materials materialsI
I believe thai 1 athletic at hJet it sports have 1Ia
not only an important but a legiti legitimate legitimate legitimate ¬
mate place inevery college course courser courseIdo
Ido I do not believe In in n all work w rk and no noplay noplay noplay
play for the student even if that is isthe istbe isthe
the usual usualnesess nesessary ry lot of most in instructors instructors instructors ¬
structors I do not mean to be beunderstood beunderstood beunderstood
understood as saying that athletic athleticsports athleticspor athleticsports
spor sports s should it in any way wa inter interfere interfere interfere ¬
fere with the proper amount of col college college college ¬
lege work and study but I would wouldbe
be understood to say I do not believe be believe believe ¬
lieve that these should interfere interferewith i n f e r f e re rewith
with a certain amount of athletic athleticsports athleticsports athleticsports
sports They should go hand in inhand inhandboth inhandboth
handboth hand both important and neces necessary necessary necessary ¬
sary although by no means equally equallyso
so both occupying a legitimate legitimateplace legitimateplace legitimateplace
place in the day and in i n the thethoughts t thethoughts b e etboughts
thoughts and hearts of the students studentsThe studentsThe studentsThe
The experiment of abolishing out outdoor outdoor outdoor
door athletics a has been tried by bysome bysome bysome
some few colleges but let us re rejoice
joice in that the light has again againdawned againdawned againdawned
dawned on most of them themThe themThe themThe
The game of foot ball trains the themind themind themind
mind and muscles together The Themovements Thel1ovemerds Themovements
movements of the game are as com complicated complicat complicated ¬
plicated plicat d as any on the chess board boardwhich boardwhich boardwhich
which latter requires only the men mental mental mental ¬
tal efforts to be executed execu ted a man manengaged manengaged manengaged
engaged in a game of foot ball is istaught istaught istaught
taught the importance of perfect perfectobedience perfectobedience perfectobedience
obedience and of combined and in instantaneous instantaneous instantaneous
stantaneous action It is not a agame agame agame
game where brute strenght alone aloneavails aloneavails aloneavails
avails a keen intelligence and an anindomitable anindomitable anindomitable
indomitable courage must charac characterize characterize characterize ¬
terize a successful foot ball player playerjust playerjust playerjust
just as it must a successful general generalFoot generalFoot generalFoot
Foot ball is no game for a fool To Tothe Tothe Tothe
the initiate the struggling mass of ofmen ofmen ofmen
men on the gridiron may appear appearsenseless appearsenselessa appearsenselessa
senselessa a man exhibitions of ofbrute ofbrute ofbrute
brute force but a slight knowledge knowledgeof
of the game reveals intricate com combinations combinations ¬
binations for offence and defense defensequick defensequick defensequick
quick moving and shifting like the thecolors thecolors thecolors
colors in a kaleidoscope The man manwith manwith mantvitli
with the bail goes down and a amass amass amass
mass of humanity are piled on top topf
f him himthat that is all the casual looks lookson
on see and Ir rrm ii such on lookers lookerswe I It
we t hear that foot ball 4 nge ngerom
t
I momentietiu moment mouieuttitnu UlOmel1tt
rom on game gameI But stop a
1 titnu I n t il it HMV rTi 41 h be > e rough 1llfrz ream > h lut 1 L ut t uot uotckngerous
ckngerous c ci 1 It i i > roigi nth OUb nt mat < at is isiia isI isit
I
iia it i 1 I r e charm to t vouug vouugAmerica tiouiigAmerica Ol1ugAmerica
America and a good many older oldfAmericans ohkrAmericans olderAmericans
Americans toov too The heavy falls fallsthe fallsthe fallsthe
the piling up one on top of the theother theotber theother
other while they might damage damageyou
you dont hurt these young fellows fellowswho fellowswho fellowswho
who are trained and hardened to it itBut itI itBut
I But you say Some Somestudeuts students up upNorth upNorth
North were killed while playing the thegame tbegame thegame
game Did you notice in the thepaper thepaper thepaper
paper also that a sailing party was wasdrowned wasdrowned wasdrowned
drowned near Mobile that Lieu Lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant
tenant Dano Greene and his wife wifeskated wifeskated wifeskated
skated into an air hole and were weredrowned werdrowned weredrowned
drowned that Dr John Hopkiuson Hopkiusonthe
the renowned physicist was killed killedby killedby killedb
by b y a fall from the Alpin slope that thatin thatin thatin
in Chicago a couple of bicyclists bicyclistscollided bicyclistscollided ts tscollided
collided and one was fatally injured injuredand
and to cap all an old gentleman gentlemanengaged gentlemanengaged gentlemanengaged
engaged in the proper prop r and dignified dignifiedgame dignifiedgame dignifiedgame
game of croquet stepped on a ball balland balland balland
and injured his spine You did didnot didnot didnot
not notice these or if you did are areaccidents areaccidcnls areaccidents
accidents in these sports so common commonas
as compared to those in the muchabused much muchabused IHIChabused
abused foot ball as to pass uncom uncommented uncoml11ented uncoinmented
mented upon even by you
I need not carry the argument argumentfurther argumentfurtber argumentfurther
further Accidents Accidentseven even deaths deathsoccur deathsoccur deathsoccur
occur almost daily in almost every everydepartment everydepartment everydepartment
department of sport or pleasure pleasurebut
but if we should summarize all the theaccidents theaccidents theaccidents
accidents that occur in foot ball ballcompare ballcompare ballcompare
compare them with equally serious seriousaccidents seriousaccidents seriousaccidents
accidents in other oth r sports I believe believethe believethe believethe
the percent would be greater in infavor infavor infavor
favor of the former I admit that thator
or au outsider without previous previoustraining previoustraininJ previoustraining
training preparation to step into intothe intotbe intothe
the gl gridiron idiron and engage with men menwho menwho menwho
who have had the necessary pre preparation preparation ¬ I Iparation
paration of say a month of train training training training ¬
ing experience would go er > hard hardwith hardwith hardwith
with him but what you see the theaverage tbeaverage theaverage
average foot ball man endure has hasthrough hasthrough hasthrough
through a process of hardening be become b become ¬
come entirely normal Such physi physical ¬
cal hardness lasts a man through throughlife
life The art of falling without in injuring injuring injuring ¬
juring the th ability to swiftly combine com combine combine ¬
bine thought and action these thesefacilities theseI thesefacilities
facilities acquired during a foot ball ballseason banseason ballseason
I season never entirely desert the old oldplayes oldplayes oldplayea
playes Three months of foot ball ballis
is like a dip into the fabled fountain fountainof
of eternal youth youthSome youthSome onth onthSome
Some of my readers may smile smileand smileand smileand
and accuse me of being a foot ball ballenthusiast ballenthusiast ballenthusiast
enthusiast So long as the game gameof gameof
of foul ball helps to make better
man out of our students stronger strongerin
in body more accurate in mind mindmen mindmen mindmen
men full of energy enthusiam and andan andan andan
an indomitable personal courage couragemen
men not easily downed by obstacles obstaclesor
or opposition who control their theirtempers theirtempers theirtempers
tempers and restrain their appetites appetiteswho
who can deal honorable with a van vanquished vanquished vanquished ¬
quished adversary and can take takevictory takevictory takevictory
victory moderately and defeat with without without without ¬
out bitterness so long as I believe believethat believethat believethat
that the game of foot ball does oes help helpto
to make this kind of a man will I Ifeel Ifeel Ifeel
feel honored by the title of a foot football football football
ball enthusiast And as long as asfoot asfoot asfoot
foot ball properly controlled d and andregulated andregulated andregulated
regulated helps the student in his hiscollege biscol1ege hiscollege
college duties instead of hindering hinderinghim
him gives zest and pleasure to tocollege tocollege tocollege
college life make name and fame famefor famelor famefor
for the college on account of vie vielorieswon victories vietories
lorieswon tories won not only by skill and andprowess andprowe andprowess
prowess of the team on the gridiron gridironbut
but by their gentlemanly conduct conductm
m the streets of the town where wherethey wherethey wherethey
they play ph y in the hotel where they theyquarter theyquarter theyquarter
quarter and on the trains so long longa l ng nga
a as it helps to bring about a closer closerbond closerbond closerbond
bond of sympathy between students studentsand studentsand
and members of the faculty by bycreating bycreating bycreating
creating an interest from the routine routineduties routinedut routinedutiesso
duties dut dutiesso i6s0 so long as in all these ways waysthe waysthe waysthe
the best interest of this and other otherschools otherschools otherschools
schools are advanced and the cause causeof causeof causeof
of education aided in its highest highestmission highestmission highestmission
mission which is to make the best bestmen bestmen bestmen
men out of the material at hand so solong solong solong
long will I say for the game of foot football footbaU football
ball long may it live and prosper prosperOPENING prosperOPENING prosperOPENING
OPENING OF UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITYFrom
From First Page PageAt
At the closing of the exercises exercisesPresident exercisesPresident exercisesPresident
President of the University Dr DrAndrew DrAndrew DrAndrew
Andrew 31edd made the announce announcement announcement announcement ¬
ment that the State Board of ofEducation ofEducation ofEducation
Education had established est blished a free freescholarship freescholarship freescholarship
scholarship to be known as The TheTrustee TheTrustee TileTrustee
Trustee scholarship that the thefaculty tb tbfacttlty thefaculty
faculty had established another to tobe tobe tobe
be known as The Faculty scholar scholarship scholarship scholarship ¬
ship and that the Gainesville GainesvilleBoard GainesvilleBoard GainesvilleBoard
Board of Trade still another to beknown be beknown beknowu
known as The Gainesville schol scholarship scholarship scholarship ¬
arship Juach of these scholar scholarships scholarships scholarships ¬
ships has a fact xJuauu < hu tuti oi 1100 1100He 11001 11001He 100 100He
He rso lso so stated that the Bosrl llo tl of olGp ofcpt I Iptol
Gp ptol ifrol + ol had named the ir > build buildings buildlugs ¬
tugs aluvdv alr aer d dr completed T iuoi J iyity iyityi411 irn s sHallM i iHa1l
HallM i411 and BucLiau B d al1 Hall in inhonor iut iuthonor hihonor
honor of the two gentleman of ofthose ofthose ofthose
those names In the evening the theyoung theyoung theyoung
young people of the city enjoyed enjoyedthemselves enj enjiyedthemselves yed yedthemsehes
themselves by having a grand ball ballin ballin ballin
in the Opera House HouseINHERITANCE HouseINHERITANCE HouseINHIiRITANCE
INHERITANCE INHERITANCELo
Lo what am I A patch of things thingsMere thinKSMere thingsMere
Mere odds and ends of lives flung by byFrom byFrom byFrom
From agelong ragbag gatherings gatheringsPieced gatheringsPieced gatheringsPieced
Pieced up by Fate full fulltbriftily fulltbriftilymebodys thriftily thriftilySomebodys thriftilySomebodys
Somebodys > wornout will and wit witSomebodys witSomebo witSomebodys
Somebodys Somebo < h habits and his hair hairDiscarded hairDiscarded hairDiscarded
Discarded conscience consc tnce faith once fair fairEre fairEre fairEre
Ere time the moth had eaten it itMy itMv itMy
My greatgrandfathers chin and nose noseTbe noseTtJe noseThe
The eyes my greatgrandmother wore woreAnd woreAnd woreAnd
And hands from some remote remolewho remotewhoknows who whoknows I
knows knowsPerchance knowsPerchance knowsPerchance
Perchance prehensile ancestor ancestorSomebodys ancestorSomebohs ancestorSomebodys
Somebodys style somebodys gait gaitAnother gaitAnother gaitAnother
Another bodys wrist and waist waistWith waistWith waistWith
With this ones on s temper that one ones 5 trait traitOnes trmtOnes traitOnes
Ones tastes anothers luck of If taste tasteFeelings tasleFcelings tasteFeelings
Feelings I never chose to feel feelA fecIA feelA
A voice in which I had no voice voiceRevealing voiceRevealing voice voiceRevealing
Revealing where I would conceal concealRude concealRude concealRude
Rude impulses without a choice choiceFaults choiceFaults choiceFaults
Faults vetch v liich this forefather or that thatUnkimli tbatlTnk thatUnkinilI
Unkimli lTnk 1Hli fostered to my ill illWith IllWith illWith
With others some one else begat begatAnd begatAnd begatAnd
And maie nutle the th matter worser still stillTheY stillThey
cho chose > e these th se masters of my fate
To please themselves me meBase meBase meliase
Base pleasures in the things I hate hateLiking hateLiking hateLiking
Liking for what uiisliketh me meOut meOut vieOut
Out of the ashes of their fires firesOut firesOut firesOut
Out of the fashion of their bone boneThey boneThey boneThe
The They fashioned me my mighty sires siresAnd siresAmI siresAnd
And shall I call my soul my own ownAy ownA ownAy
Ay A borrowed husk head heart andhand and andhand andhand
hand handSlave handShwc handSlave
Slave on and serve me till we die dieI
I am your our Lord and your command commandBut
But only God knows knowswhat what am I IGrace IGrace IGrace
Grace Ellery Chinning ChannitigDeath CbmningDeath ChinningDeath
Death of Evangelist Sam Jones JonesSam JonesSam JonesSam
Sam P Jones of Cartersville Ga Gapreacher Gaprencher Gapreacher
preacher lecturer and noted Evangel Evangelist ¬
ist died < suddenly Monday morning morningwhile morninguhil
while on a train of the Oklahoma Choc Choctaw Choctaw Choctaw
taw and Gulf Railroad traveling to toLittle toLitl1e toLittle
Little Rock Arkansas near the small smalltown sma11town smalltown
town of Perry Perr His death was an exact exactfulfillment exactfulfillment exactfulfillment
fulfillment of a prophecy of his as he hehad hebas hehad
had often said in his sermons that he hewould hewould hewould
would die either while in a pulpit or on ona 011a ona
a train As a newspaper writer his repu reputation reputation reputation ¬
tation was second only to his renown as asan asan asan
an Evangelist Mr Jones was filling an anengagement anengagement anengagement
engagement with a lyceum bureau at the thetime thetime thetime
time of his death and this would have havebrought havebrought havebrought
brought him to Florida during the win winter winter winter ¬
ter Mrs Jones and daughters were werewith werewith werewith
with him at the time timeAsiatic tImeAsiatic timeAsiatic
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