V. C. CuL
THE RED AND BLACK.
I NIVEKSITV OK C.EOKC.IA, ATHENS, CA.. MARCH 17,1894.
IN MKMOHIAM \V. K. ClIltlSTlK.
Seems nothing; but a myriad of mat
Break >i|> the nl^lit and make It beau
Of a very truth while in life we
are in the midst of death. Almost
daily we are brought to realize that
another of Life's soldiers has capit
ulated to the King of Terr >rs and
yielded to the sovereignly of the
grave. Usually, this excites little
comment and we 'irsue our various Myi j t j, n ,>t heller thus?
avocations too heedless of those j n manhood's rosy morn or dewy
wh,. have passed beyond the river. m death mart olaim us all and
This time, however the University every Hfe, though it he as bright
is called upon to mourn the loss of Bn ,i c ) ou dless as a summer .lay,
a true and noble soil, hut recently mu *t at last pass into the iuipcuc
graduated, thu perfume of whose trB ,,| e (1 . lrklu . ss „f t |, 0 Unknown,
presence lingers among us still. None have explained the enigma of
In the full strength of manhood
before tho enthusiasm of life's morn
ing had been dampened by tho ap
proach of night Will Christie
passed slowly away. Hut who can
This must needs give 11s pause;
for in the death of W. K. Christie
our Alma Mater lost one of the
brightest sons that ever imbibed
wisdom from her breast, and the
death. From the dawn of reason,
the mind of man has chafed and
beat aglinsl this rock-bound
coast; but in vain. We still know
not what is beyond the grave.
State of Georgia a citizen as pure, Throughout all the past, no human
and who promised to bens useful | , ip „ ),„»« ever broken the eternal
as any Ciucinnnlus ever bred by HUmme of the tomb; no human Irav.
Home. Early in life, he seemed to L, er over rctunic ,i lo le p „„
realize with Goethe that “life is a of ,, |c Ullknowll shores. And
quarry out of whicli we arc to mold 1 t n(1 t | lt . 0 f the race have ccivc a hetirty welcome on his re
H '"„ < 11 ' “""H 1 ** a< ' ' r u always cried, if there be no life he turn that caused the conquered sol-
ris ° w ' 11 yoiiml, how dark, and il^eji and |d|er to Ii.ihUmi liomc :ifirr lie hud
is the fate of man! Let us believe, thrown down hiss. > uni after
1 ms coin
charioteer to urge on his steeds in the horrorsof war or heard the oan-
tho great annual race befora tho ons roar, do von not lin.l in your
emperor. land an ever-ready me to give you
Ii was the desire of receiving words of sympathy and peace? I
words of praise from the lips of his ask you young statesman in the halls
beautiful admirer that caused the of Congress, who is responsible for
gladiator of old to strain every your being in your present exalted
nerve and muscle in manly combat position if it is not some fair .laugh-
against his enemy. It was the do- ter of Eve, who has elevated and
sire of receiving the ad ration of uplifted you through life? The ag“
the fair Spartan woman that urged of woman’s chivalry has not pa-M d.
the brave youth, to the front at the And tnuy the sun cease to slime in
battle of Thcrmopotu and gave to the Heavens, ami may God forget
them superhuman strength to hold my poop o when they cease to give
in check the countless hosts of the to woman, that lovely and beautiful
l’earsiaus, while the words “return creature made and contrived in the
with your shield or oil it," resound image of the archangels of God,
cl in the ears of the valiant little that love, ga laul alToction and
Spartan band. And it was the chivilric devotion which alio so just
knowledge that he had the sympa ly merits G. T.
thy, love and well wishes of his fair
lady-love that encouraged the down
cast and disheartened Southern
youth 111 the ranks of Ia*e win o Ip-
trod up and down the hills and val
leys of grand o .1 Virginia. It was
the knowledge that he would r<
self for a < r- r of usefulness. In
then, notwithstanding the specula ; having shaken theh .
Thrown up ,u I,is own resources, dif lion „ of llhi | 0S , M ,|, y that the grave r ,d,.s and lur I I
tieullies had to >0 . ucountere.l; but I. .... . ...
throughout In- career he re
cognized obsi ides only to surmount
them, and paused oily to contem
plate new steps forward. With a
determination born of pure and no
ble aspirations, he loughthis ednea-
tional battles to a brilliant close
and left the University respected,
honored and oved as few men are.
is not life's goal that, the last lime over tl. 01 . that dot
“There In no death, what seems so is the country around oi- ippouialox.
This life of mortal breath
Is luit a suburb of the life Klysian,
Whose portal we .-all death.
Hut whatever else may be in
doubt, this is e.erta q; exempt from
the storm and strife of life, no long
or tortured by desease, he whom we
Hence he passed into that held ... , ,
mourn is better now. Let us then
grieve no more, but rillier imulalc
his example while on earth, and rest
He was called off from the pursuit Xe . er ^ ,|„ chainber , w | lure tll0 lni( ,, lt ,
of those aims which were superla- rt .„t
lively, his country's, his God's and Mpce their foundation came a nobler | ^ blood stained batlhli.l.1? If
truth's. The goal lo which his iu- guest,
lclicet and character pointed was Nor e'er was to the bowers of bliss con " '“‘"‘‘7 7
1 veyed poured OUl tbe life,
never reached. ’ ' ....
Those who knew him, to whom
which he had chosen as his life-
work; hut a frail constitution soon
forced him to av down his burden.
I ask you grayli.m. I v. lerniis,
who did you Ibid to guv mil a word
of love and enemrag, in.-nl w hen
trod.ling wearily tha.mgi. the val
ley of the Slienatuloah? Del jot. not
find that beautifu and lovely llower,
planted l>y God's own h ind .11 his
own vineyard, ever ready lo give to
you words of tne.mrage.ne.it and
endeavor to lighten your eiiidens?
I ask you noble followers of that
brave and gallant Slum w all Jarir
son, who was it that aleviutcd your
sufferings whi e lying wounded on |
the blood stained biiuh li,-Id? If w
many a valaiut y.mtli who, ha/ ng
blood on the ^
A fairer spirit or more welcome shade." altar of his country, has felt tIn-
tender touch of a fair maidens hand
the tribute is paid, believe that un- TME BKAUTIFUf. CIIAItAiTKIt OK as he lay wounded beneath the open
derail circumstances he endeavored
to do his duly. And after all what
more can he said of man? “He did
his duty:" mind hath not con
ceived nor chisel trac.-d a grander
epitaph. The w.n Id do.-s not fully
WOMAN. sky, and received from her words
of sympathy and comfort, while his
One of the Hed and Hi.ack editor* immortal soul was being wafted
wbo, without pride or ostentation,
pursue the quiet paths o
Fame never knows their
chanced to fall upon the following, over the great river, which sepa
dedicated to L. C. I. and we publish rates the Unite from the infinite. I
it to show the trend of thought in ask you brave and daring soldiers
appreciate these u .meless heroes y(|UUg University writers. ,,f that heroic and intrepid Harlow,
All through the ages of history who was It that put courage into
1 the character of woman has played your hearts when marching up and
,, , T ?‘ an important part in wielding the down tEs old red clay bills of Geor-
7 ht.r names are not emblazoned, n of e co , : lt I10l lbe Wlir<U of oV e
letters of fire upon the pages of h.s- u . § M lfae £ d#y „ wheu firt| mp.tby that fell from
torv, -ut it nou , never..: .rgot- „ ltere< j thmt “the hand that rocks the lips of our Southern women who
11 . ‘ ,,0, ‘ 1 '' 1 • r ' * " 1 the cradle is the hand that rules the oaine lo see you in your tents, that
Tl.e'h.aling'.f the world world ” ll *“ lhe thought of re inspired you -th new zeal? .
I. in Its nameless saints. Kach separate living emolunisnt from his fair I ask ><5 Southern youth of to commissioner, visited his son here
Star lady love that prompted the Homan [ day who have never yet experienced last Sunday.
The most popular professor.
The most popular student in col
The most popular student in your
The most intellectual student in
face for college.
The most intellectual student in
The handsomest student in college
The handsomest student iu your
Of what church are you a mem
I>n you believe in Saturday reci
Do you believe in compulsory
Your favorite author.
Your candidate for Governor.
Your favorite public character.
Your hour for rising.
Your hour for retiring.
What is the greatest need of the
Arc you opposed to college ath
Ictics? If so, state reason on baok
Do you play foot ball?
Do you play base ball?
Do ymi play tennis?
Do you subscribe to Han a*i>
Do you subscribe to TllK MtUi-
How many copies of the Pandora
will yon take?
Please oinit funny remaks and re
turn to your class president to-mor
row. The Pa nook a.
Mr. 8 D. Bradwtdl, slate sohool