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NO. 14. ATLANTA, GEORGIA. DECEMBER, 1889. THE BULLETIN OF ATLANTA UNIVERSITY Issued monthly during term time from the University printing office. Entered at the Atlanta, Ga., post office as second class mail matter. Subscriptions at 25 cents a year may be sent to the treasurer of Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga. Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga., Has 575 student in College, Normal, College Preparatory, Grammar and Primary departments, with practical instruction in wood-working, iron-working, farming, printing, cooking, sewing, and nursing, under the care of 26 officers and instructors, in four large brick buildings, surrounded by 60 acres of land within the corporate limits of Atlanta, the land, buildings, and outfit valued at a quarter of a million dollars; with 200 graduates from College and Normal courses, nearly all of whom together with many hundreds of past undergraduates are engaged in teaching and other useful work in Georgia and surrounding States. Having practically no. endowment, the Institution requires at least $18,000 a year in donations from its friends to continue the work now in hand, and a fund of about $250,000 to put that work on a permanent basis. Remittances of checks or money orders, or inquiries for further information, may be addressed to, Pres. HORACE BUMSTEAD, D. D., Atlanta, Ga. TRUSTEES OF ATLANTA UNIVERSITY FOR ONE TEAR. Rev. Wm. J. White..................... Augusta, Ga. Rev. Jas. W. Cooper D. D.......New Britain, Ct. Rev. Dana Sherrill A. M................Marshall III. Rev. A. F. Beard D. D..........New York, N. Y. FOR TWO YEARS. Rev. C. L. Woodworth, D. D., ...Water own, Mass. Rev. Joseph E. Smith, .........Chattanooga, Tenn. Rev. Stanley E. Lathrop, ........Sherwood, Tenn. Rev. Lewellyn Pratt, D.D.,.............N wich. Ct FOR THREE YEARS. Rev. Horace Bumstead, D. D., ..........Atlanta, Ga- Richard R. Wright, A. M.,..............Augusta, Ga Rev M. E. Strieby, D. D.,.........New York, N.Y. Rev. Edgar J. Penney,...................Selma, Ala. FOR FOUR YEARS. Rev. Joseph H. Twichell,..............Hartford, Ct- Rev. Cyrus W. Francis, A. M.,........Atlanta, Ga- Thomas N. Chase, A. M.,.............Denver, Col. Rev. James Brand, D. D.,.............Oberlin, Ohio SUNDAY SCHOOLS AND STUDENT AID. A great many Sunday Schools are just now arranging for the disposition of their penny collection for the coming calendar year. Will not a goodly number of them put Atlanta University on their list of objects to be aided ? Will they not undertake to help some worthy and needy student to get his education this year ? Let us see what a little money will do. Eighty dollars pays the entire charge for board and tuition of one student for the eight months of the school year. No student is ever aided to the full extent of his bills, and very seldom to the extent of more than one half. Forty dollars, then, will generally enable the neediest of our boys and girls to remain in school the entire year. There are many Sunday Schools, we feel sure, who could readily appropriate that amount. But, in a number of cases, thirty, twenty-five, twenty dollars, or even less, is all that is required to supplement what a single scholar is able to pay for the year. Surely these are sums easily within the reach of almost every Sunday School in our land. Students who are aided send letters to the Sunday Schools that aid them. Such letters often arouse and foster a personal interest in missionary work that is of the utmost value. Good reader, if you are a Sunday School superintendent, or teacher, or scholar will you not enlist your school or your class in an effort to aid one of our students ? If you want to give more than forty dollars, we can aid two or more students with the money ; and no amount, however small, will fail to be acceptable and useful. SNOBBERY IN BLACK AND WHITE. A Southern correspondent of the Christian Union takes the position that if the Negro refuses to accept the equal but separate car provided for him by the railroad and goes into the white people's car, as being the only first-class car, he thereby confesses the inferiority of his own race and stamps himself as a snob. This is quite an ingenious argument, and the Atlanta Constitution ex-ultingly remarks that "it has already opened the eyes of the editor of the Christian Union " who, in endorsing the article of his correspondent, among other things, says : "It is very clear that the Negro and his special friends must make a choice between the doctrine that he is the equal of the white man and the doctrine that he is not. ***He cannot claim to he the equal of the white man and then count himself as degraded because he is not put into the same car. schools, and churches with the white man. All that equality has a right to demand is that the cars, schools, and churches for the one race shall be as good as for the other race." If this reasoning is good when applied to one race it ought to be good when applied to any race. Let us then test it by applying it to the Hebrew race, which all over the country has always been regard-eel as sufficiently equal to the Anglo-Saxon race to be allowed to ride in the same cars. Suppose now that by state law, or corporation rule, or a dominant public sentiment, the Hebrews of this country should be "put into" cars, schools, and churches by themselves, Would the Christian Union take the ground that they were not degraded by this separation so long as the separate accommodations offered were equal to the best ? Would Rabbi Schindler and Banker Seligman stamp themselves as snobs if they sought to enjoy Dr. Abbot's or Mr. Mabie's company in an Anglo-Saxon car between New York and Philadelphia? Would these excellent editors think of presenting to their Hebrewfriends the dilemma of either confessing their inferiority to other races or
|Title||The bulletin of Atlanta University, 1889 no. 14|
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|Description||The bulletin of Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty, friend and alumni of the institution; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is December 1889, no. 14.|
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