shoot the boy painted up as Quantrell.
Miss Margaret Anderson [photo] afterwards became the wife of James [Capt. Jim] Clark, and her chum, Miss Bell Gordon, afterwards became Mrs. Bell Morrison. These two young ladies, being famous musicians and knowing the power of music, ran to the piano when this disturbance came up and began to play "Run, Nigger, Run". The musical influence and the wit produced at the crisis quelled the riot in a few minutes. It is remarkable that these two young ladies had presence of mind sufficient to think of this plan. Based upon this unusual happening, the students of the school composed the following poem, entitled "Scooter's Retreat", which was sung in Clarksville for a number of years to the tune of "Run, Nigger, Run":
Come, Comrades, come and listen to my song,