Education: Oglethorpe Purse

Dr. Thornwell Jacobs, 57, president of Atlanta's Oglethorpe University, tipped the scales at 150 Ib. Dr. Witherspoon Dodge, 47, pastor of Atlanta's "Radio Church," weighed in at 135 Ib. The purse was $200, which Preacher Dodge said President Jacobs owed him for part-time teaching at Oglethorpe. The ring was President Jacobs' office. There were no spectators.

A fight destroyed Old Oglethorpe 73 years ago. Founded by Presbyterians at Milledgeville, Ga. in 1835, it was the first sectarian college south of Virginia. In 1861 Poet Sidney Lanier and all its other 100-odd students...

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