March 01, 1917
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center Academy followed. Free, Hope aroce in reverence to hi.
O c teacher of thirty-one years past. Dr. Abercrombie delivered
the moat scholarly address of the celebration. He showed that
more and more great places were filled by men of classical educa-
t.on. As he closed he presented to Pres. Hope a check for Iftuo
a» a compliment to Morehouse from the students of Worcester
. U. W. Cannon, ptesident of the Alumni Association,
prestded at the Alumni Program Monday night. There was an
historical address by Dean B raw ley. Rev. W. E. Holmes prei-
'dent of Central City College, who taught here for more than
twenty years, spoke onv't Dr. Robert as his students knew him »
In a brilliant address Prof. P. M. Davis, principal of Slater
School. Birmingham, Ala. made a plea, which we can not for-
get, lor Morehouse men in.the field of public schools. Rev. M.
W. Reddick.called our attention to • 'Morehouse College and the
Negro Baptists of Georgia." He was dynamic throughout and
held out hope th.it the union between the college and the Bap-
t.sts of Georgia may grow stronger. The meeting closed with
• “Bless be the tie that binds.”
A conference on education was held Tuesday morning Dr.
Brink in an address on ‘-The Educational Outlook” inspired us
to get higher visions. Dr. R. R. Moton requested the educated
JNegro to help the common man and woman. He said that his
attitude to ward the migration was one as an ‘-adviser to a panic
stricken people.” Mr. W. T B. Williams delivered an interest
ing address on ‘-The Influence of tl e Jeanes Fund on the Public
Schools.” Dr. Du Bo i s., .the last speaker of the occasion, empha
sized the fact that lying will never solve our problem that we
must be fair, frank, and truthful. He predicted that after H,
pesent war diplomat ic relations between countries would be
open because of the terrible' result of the previous lying system.
Tuesday night Prof, liarreld ended the celebration with his
orchestra and cohort of singers. The-melodies rendered were su
perb and the classical numbers showed appreciation and finish.
1 l.e orchestra was at its best. We were all reminded of the tal
ent of Prof. Ilurrtld by his smooth bowing, attack, and tone.
Mr. J. D. Lewis, 17, displayed bis rich voice in “Mother Ma-
chree.” Another whom we must soon lose is Mr. G. D. Brock