stands for something distinctive and apart. It does not
aim to give church news or to report the doings in the field
of our missionary activities, but to review and report upon
the noteworthy developments in Theology, Ethics, the
Church, Religion, Science, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology,
Literature and Art It aims to put new weapons in the
hands of our people with which to fight, new tools in the
hands of our ministers with which to work.
According to the census reports of 1910, only 53.8 per
cent of the population of the United States are native
whites of native parentage.
We take the following epigrams from a speech deliv-
ered by President-elect Wilson before the Southern Society
in New York:
"I am not a brave man, perhaps because I know nothing to be
"I am not thinking of what I wish to be, but what I wish to do.
The important thing is what you think. A nation is made up of its
thoughts and its purposes.
"We are jealous of a nation's honor. We cannot understand what
constitutes the honor of a nation unless we know what constitutes the
honor of a man. The honor of a man consists of spending all the
energy in him for something in which he has no personal interest."
At the annual meeting of the American Missionary
Association, held in Buffalo, N. Y., last October, a reso-
lution was adopted to raise one million dollars as an endow-
ment to equip properly Fisk, Talladega, Tongaloo, Tillot-
son, Straight and Piedmont for their Christian and patri-
otic work. This action was taken as a memorial of the
Fiftieth Anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation