March 01, 1917
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protected and nourished bv its strongest. ‘-Education is the
overflow of a full cup.into .in empty .me,” said lie, and showed
that a Morehouse man could he “‘ne that serveth ’ by finding
boys of good purposes, increasing educational facilities, and con
secrating common labor.
Greetings from other institutions were received Sunday
night through t he following : P res. 1 npley of Spelman : Ires.
Fountain of Morris Brown ; Pres. King of Clark University;
Pres. Watters of Gammon Theological Seminary ; Dean Adams
of Atlanta University; Pus. M.mt et of lallai.cga College; and
Prof, l ur ier of Shaw. President Hope in an address, ‘‘Fifty
Years of Negro Education and the Outlook,” gave us the his-
torv of N gro education since the Civil War and showed that
Morehouse men had taken high ground in Georgia and in other
places during this time, lie said that we must support our own
schools in the future if we wish ihem to be fiee I rom the influ
ence of philanthropy.
On Monday morning, Feb. 26, occurred a conference on
Moral and Religious Training with President Hope presiding.
These present were eager to hear Dr. C. L. Waiker on * 1 he In
fluence of the City Pastor 011 the Morai and Religious I raining
of the Youth,” and were very much disappointed when he did
not appear. Another speaker who did not; appear was Dr. G.
K, llovey, president of V irginia Union. Dr. C. D. Gray open
ed the program in the place «.f Dr. Walker and in a stirring ad
dress showed that we should never fail to choose the best when
we see it, and not neglect to keep in touch with one whose out
look is greater if there is ail opportunity.. Pres. J. A. Booker of
Arkansas Baptist College followed with an address on the pro
motion of religion in schools. Mr. M. W . Johnson who is now
in the Y M. C. A. work gave a brilliant plea for spiritual train
ing and pat forward the purpose of the \ . M. C. A. In a brief
address Dr. C. L. Laws said that we should magnify personal
holiness, intensify personal zeal, and clarify peisonal faith.
At x :oo l*. M the dedication of Robert Hall occurred. Dr.
II. B. Grose, delivered the address of the dedication in which he
pictured the work of Dr. Robert. He also spoke of Dr. II. L.
Morehouse. ‘-Finally,” said he, ‘‘the rise of a race must be
found within the race itself.” Dr. D. W. Abercrombie of Wot-