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Laura W . Waring ‘ Exhibits Pain tings [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Laura W . Waring ‘ Exhibits Pain tings Lincoln University has had the pleasure of viewing an exhibition of’ paintings by Laura Wheeler Waring at the Vail Memorial Library . These beautiful paintings were , on display from March 14 to April 1 . Laura Wheeler Waring was’ the winner of the First Harmon Award in fine arts for 1927 . This award is among ~ those offered annually by the William B . Harmon Founda- , tion of , New York , for ’ distinguished ‘ achievement ‘ amOng Negroes in varbus fields of endeavor . Mrs . Waring , a native of Hartford , COnnecticut , is ’ at present a ‘ resident ofPhIladeiphla , and studied for a number ‘ pf years at’ the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts _in Philadelphia . She is director of art at Cheyney ’ State Teacher ’ s College , cheyney , Pennsylvania . ‘ ,, - _, The pictures that were on èxhibitbon are as follows : Portraits _oi ~ Dr . _Irwin tJnderhill , Dr . , _‘ Nathan’ P . Mossell , Mrs . John P . Turner , Miss , Mary , White _Ovington , Mr . J...
EASTER HOLIDAYS : _. WIL ~ BECKON TH’EATRE-GO ER _S TO NEW YORK : PLAYS [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
EASTER HOLIDAYS : _. WIL ~ BECKON TH’EATRE-GO ER _S TO NEW YORK : PLAYS ‘ The opening of the ’ spring theatre season in’ - New York beckons _pei ~ _-. sons ‘ from ’ - all , ’ over the _country _; Lincoln University students who _wil ~ be ‘ in New York during Easter w ~~ k ’ would do ~ well tO _: attend the outstanding productions on : Broad-. wây ; . _Tlié’ most interesting are as f ~ 1 lows : ’ , . ‘ ‘ , ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ , . george -M ’ . Cohan in ’ a new musical re _~ ’u é _-. ~~ _’I’d Rather’ Be Right ’ at the ‘ Theatre . Alvin . s _~ . _iifor _, _d’ : Meisn _~ r _Tn a spellbinding _dram a , ’ , All ‘ The - Living a , t the _FultOO’ ‘ Theatre . : Frances ~ -Farmer in ‘ a ‘ fascinating and .. _excit’i g ‘ _play— Golden ’ Boy ’ a ~ the Belasco , Theatre , Frank Craven in an unbelievably ’ beautiful _prodOction— Our Town at the Morosco Theatre . Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontaine in ‘ a’ remarkably , subtle _. p 1 ay— T ~ e Sea Gull at the Shubert Theatre , Rex Ingram In a _breathlessly realistic...
COLD ’ WEATHER DRIVES ‘ RACQUET ’ MEN INSIDE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
COLD ’ WEATHER DRIVES ‘ RACQUET ’ MEN INSIDE The ~ first indoor tennis practice was ‘ held’ by COach Charles Ballard on March 1 _, ‘ in the gym . Among the new candidates who reported were : Robert Henry , ’ Joseph Woods , ~~ _rman’H ~ aily , Cleo Palmer , Glenn Fowlkes , ~ ‘ 1 rank Morton , Roscoe _DosO ~ ,. St ~ ‘ ~ Julian Decosta , Charles _simàns , , Oaesor Marshall , Donald Davis _,. _AlvIn ’ Mason , and John Alexander ., _ _Phil ! ’ :, fteed and Stumpy John- ‘ _, _sOn are ‘ _, the , stars ’ for ‘ Coach Bal- , Jard . to _’büild a , team arOund . Reed ~ _1 ~ s ’ been , gradually ~ ‘ getting into _sl pe , ’ _: but : Johnson has nOt oeen ablé to , sp ~ re . tirne from his lessons . _t o ~ , _spénd ‘ much time for rehearsmg . , ~~ _ _Có _~ Oh ~ Ballard stated that he is ‘ _highly _pleasOdwith the form of the new , cafl ~ _idates and is looking for- ~ üd’ ‘ a _s ~ _lOndid year . Due to inclement ’ ~ weather and the condi- , _tiOh _’ _of ~ th _’ e courts ,- the players have _not yet ...
‘ JUNIOR " PROM MOST ‘ _UN _IQUE _I’N HISTORY ‘ O F ’ ‘ FRATERNITY [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
‘ JUNIOR PROM MOST ‘ _UN _IQUE _I’N HISTORY ‘ O F ’ ‘ FRATERNITY The . ‘ Ju _~ _’iior Class chose April 1 as the : night : ‘ for their annual Prom , _~ _whiCh’ ‘ . waá held ‘ in the gymnasium . _\ ~ It _was ’ , _’aki _, _UfOlly decorated with red _\‘ ‘ and _oraOge streamers ; Alpha , Kap- ~ . _pa _’ _, _’ and . Sigma ‘ fraternities , in additiO ’ n to the Glee -Club , contributed their . banners for : the occasion . The _~ ChIef _: _, feature’ , of ~ the decorations ‘ _~ Wü’ _~ l _1 _O . bridge _ahd duck pond _, _~ which we ~ e situated in the center the’ , _fio ~ or . A . multitude , of for- ~~ ‘ thia ~ _twIgs _, ‘ were adroitly interwov- ~ h _. to _ fit ‘ , ‘ the sCheme of the trap- . ~~ ngs . . A ~ number of guests came _f ~ om _thO nietropolitan area , to take p _41 ’t ir ’ ’Making the formal a sucOè ~ s : ‘ Du ~ ing ‘ the course of the ev- . _ening , nt merous ~ attractive favors were passed out , among the’ guests . _Tl _~ e ‘ Dukes Orchestra of Philadelp _1 a ~ _,. _lent _’ _...
DRAMATIC CLUB GIVES " FRATERNAL BOND" AT N . 1 . D . A . FESTIVA _l [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
DRAMATIC CLUB GIVES FRATERNAL BOND AT N . 1 . D . A . FESTIVA _l At the Negro Intercollegiate Dramatic Festival in Washington , D . _el _., the Lincoln University Players ! received the award of merit from : Jasper , Deeter , famous director of ’ the Hedgerow Players in Rose Valley , Pa ., on Friday , April 9 . They were praised for their acting and staging of John M . _Caldwell ’ s Fra- ’ ternal Bond , Mr , Deeter stated ~ that the Lincoln Players seemed the only group who knew , what they were doing when they brought their satire of fraternal activities to the festival . The other groups continued to bring plays which had no , value to the competition and show - ’ ed their lack of skill , insight , and lack of d ~ amatic awareness . Professor J . N . Hill was praised _m r his directorial skill .
NEW ‘ APPOINT EE _- _‘ ON LIBRAR Y STAFF [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
NEW ‘ APPOINT EE _- _‘ ON LIBRAR Y STAFF Mrs . Carrie Williams , wife _of _FrqfesSOr ‘ Leroy Williams of the Biology ’ department , is a new ad _dition to the library staff , She _Is taking the place of Mrs . Leoflia _Dorsey ~ _who is away . on leave until _n ~ ext . sem ~ ster . _, M rs . Williams is a graduate ‘ of Howard University and holds a- Masters Degree from the University of Pennsylvania . , She , is at present _working on her Doctorate at this same Institution .
Loyalist . Spain is ‘ N _; . E " ari’n ~ Crisis in Long Civil War ; Using " Suicide Squads " in Del éHse"A ~ ai . n’st ’ . ’ ‘ Rebels [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Loyalist . Spain is ‘ N _; . E ari’n ~ Crisis in Long Civil War ; Using Suicide Squads in Del éHseA ~ ai . n’st ’ . ’ ‘ Rebels Many Ne ~ roe Fightin g’ Against The Fascist Horde s _Gen _. ‘ Fr a’nco Is Report ed . _. Uno ~~~ njzed PO litically By Jack C . Tracey That the ‘ Gandesa defeat ‘ w as ‘ a fl ash in the pan is indicated by the ’ launching of new government suicide , squads against the Rebel ‘ hordes _which . are _touring _dówh the _‘ Tortosa ’ _ROad ‘ _towár ~ ‘ the ‘ Mediterranean . All the . ~ evidence indicates that . the _iliternational brIgades have enormously strengthened the government armies all over Spain , and that the internal political situation has steadily , improved , Moreover , it Is _appai’ent that the government forces are gradually mastering the technique of offensive warfa re , in which ‘ they were completely unskilled a year ago , Th fascists are still superior in artillery , military leadership , and disciplIne , ‘ but’ they are obviously racked by inc...
1 . A . Jackson Guest Speaker at Negro _— ~ Business Week _~~ — _‘ _- _--- _-, _~~~~ . _-- _~ _.--,- _- _‘ --- -Foui ~ Fraternities ’ Take ’ Part In _‘ _innua l Sigma _Bigger , [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
1 . A . Jackson Guest Speaker at Negro _— ~ Business Week _~~ — _‘ _- _--- _-, _~~~~ . _-- _~ _.--,- _- _‘ ---- Foui ~ Fraternities ’ Take ’ Part In _‘ _innua l Sigma _Bigger , Better Business ’ Movement Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma _Fraternity celebrated its sixteenth annual Bigger and Better Negro Business Week from ’ March 29 to April 3 . The movement was started t ’ rom the beginning of the fraternity in 1914 . Its founders aimed at a standard higher than social enjoyment and scholarship ; they felt ‘ that the fraternity organized upon , a permanent foundation with its membership of trained college men , expanding , should help to solve the difficult problems that confront the Negro and to remedy the lundamental defects in the community’s program- of development . In 1920 the General Board sent a letter to the Chapters askIng _l ’ or suggestions through ‘ which the usefulness of the : fraternity could be developed and extended into ‘ larger field s . - During the celebration , w...
’ E ~~ H E PLAY By K . S . . _Dodson [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
’ E ~~ H E PLAY By K . S . . _Dodson _f _~ he Virginia Union University _Flqers ‘ attempted an interpréta- ‘ _tidil of Hendrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s , _~~ 5 ~ e in The ’ Little Theatre ’ on the campus , on Friday , March 25 , at’ 8 : 15 p . m . If anyone was still in ’ doubt , at that late date , about’ the expediency of amateur groups presenting the difficult plays of Ibsen , Friday night’s production should have been conclusive proof to the contrary . One can appreciate the works of , an artist without being able to give ‘ visual manifestation of the fact . ‘ Too Often , appreciation Is confused with interpretative ability and a travesty occurs to the misfortune of ‘ both players and audience . ‘ ‘ To attempt Ibsen , ’ Is to’ immediate ly place one ’ s ’ self on th ’ e def ensive , A thorough knowledge ’ and understandIng of the subtleties of his plays is necessary , ’ plus skilled actors who can not only’ follow the director ’ s _instruCtions , but who ‘ can add through their acting t...
’ S P OE M S [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
’ S P OE M S ‘The peans . of Men singing ‘ Rise ? And ’ ; before ‘ Homer , ‘ the world Is God ’ s , ‘ Only poem , , . My poem _. Is the rough _talC of the’ ages , The good : men and ‘ bad women And the Pie-man—-Shouting in the Hall . Motion ’ : _‘ _I The boxer feints , slippily ‘ shifts A ’ left shoulder hunched until ’ The curved line of’ action ’ ru ns Diagonally . across , the back ,, Into motion . . . ‘ The blow cleaves Infinitesimal . time blazing Into a . sti’aight ‘ line ’ between two stars . _‘ _II _. . Night—Rustling . echo ~ s . ,. scuttle to earth . Gently ‘ . . _- Stirring pungent ‘ smells ‘ _. Os er a shadowed field standing so Quietly under . the’ fi _O&amp;j ’ moon . And ‘ ‘ _: Serrated shoCks’ of’ _bt ~ ndled _. corn stalks .. , , . . Dance a , dance of wild , ’ grief Pond erously still , = . _In . Langorous golden : . _niövement of Ripe Wheat . _gCntly . _ci _~ Oshed LBy ‘ _ripplthg , _’shado ~ ~ Of . the wind . . _.:.. iv . . The . flamed arc of ‘ ~ fligh t...
Typ in _. ~ Classes ‘ Lack ‘ Interest [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Typ in _. ~ Classes ‘ Lack ‘ Interest The typing class sponsored by the Y . M . C . A . Cabinet is in danger of _being discontinued . ‘ L ack of student interest is the reason given for this threat . At present , there are five men enrolled in the class , only one of which attends regularly . The only requirements for ‘ admittance to this class are that one bring his own typewriter and paper . Theodore Still is the instructor , The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity held their semi-annual -initiations on Wednesday , evening , April 8 The members are : Robert Alexander , Fred Bryant , Robert Butt , _I ~ _arold Gregory , Gordan Hunt , Norman Jones , Herbert Norris , - Jr , Howard Payne , Lawrence Perkins , Francis Schanck _, and Lanxter Webber . of Spain , They speak at length about Harry Haywood , Oliver Law and many other Negroes who are today aiding the Spanish democratic forces in repulsing , Franco be ’ - cause they know that’ the same men who would oppress , and enslave the people of Spai...
LINCOLN IS HOST T , INTER-RACIAL GROUP [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
LINCOLN IS HOST T , INTER-RACIAL GROUP Four students frOm the Uniyersity of Pennsylvania . came to . Lincoln University March ~ 6 , to ’ discuss interracial probberns ~ It * ae a return discussion group , for last fall’ Dean Wilson - addressed the _Chri ~ tian Association on their campus , At that ’ time Kenneth Dodson and Jack Tracey represented Lincoln , _- The discussion centered itself around interracial education , equal opportunities in business , ’ and dls- ~ rimination in public places . The body concluded that the best way to fight these inequalities is to hold ’ _Interracial discussions and conferences , _‘ take action ‘ through . the courts , provide information for those who are In doubt concerning the merits and sentiments of- th ’ e _ other race , and for each to go back to his respective communities to help progressive organizations ’ which . are fostering ‘ better conditions and , ’ un-, derstanding _between . the races . The meeting was held in the guest house ; . l...
St ’ atE ’ - ’ Folj cemen :: " Hamper School ’ _. ‘ liitch _’ll’ikers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
St ’ atE ’ - ’ Folj cemen :: Hamper School ’ _. ‘ liitch _’ll’ikers It seems as though the unfortunate students ‘ attending this university are doomed to the campus unless they have bus fare . The coming spring week-ends will find a’ : larger number or men on the campus . The Pennsylvania State Traffic Code forbids hitch-hiking and the state ‘ has commenced to enforce vigorously ’ this law . State officials explain ‘ that . this practice Obstructs traffic and may ’ be considered as a major’ source’ Of’ _aCcidestts ~ Offenders arrested will be , charged’ With disorderly , conduct or ‘ more specifically , a menace tO safe driving . This attempt ‘ to enforce the law causes the question _of’ ‘ property rights to be brought . prominently ’ to the ‘ fore . The . ‘ students would feel that . arrrests of violators ‘ of the anti-hitch-hike law , ‘ on’ the _cam ~ pus is _in direct contraditcion to the protection of ‘ property rights as guaranteed by the constitution ’ .
KAPPA ALP _~ ’ _. A ‘ P SI .. HOLDS AN ~~ _UA’L DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
KAPPA ALP _~ ’ _. A ‘ P SI .. HOLDS AN ~~ _UA’L DANCE Epsilon Chapt ~ r’ of Kappa Alpha Psi held its _anm ~ ual spri ng formal dance on April 8 ’ in’ the Little Theatre . The affai ~ came as the recreational part of Epsilon Chapter ’ s Annual _Gulde . RIght Program , Which culminaWd ’ April . 10 wIth an address by I . 4 . K . , Wells , Supervisor of _ColOred SchOOls in West Virginia , . _‘ Ellsworth B . ~ Jackson and Russell Ferry , co-chairmen . ; of the dance committee were ~ _resPonsible for the gay _decoratioi _’ is : _w _14 ~ h adorned both the Little Theatre and ‘ the adjoining Music ~ tudio which served as a lounge . ~ ‘ Some of , th ~ , guests arrived , as early as 3 : 30 pj _’in _, _; ’ they were chiefly fr om ‘ _Wilm ington , , Baltimore , Washington ahd . ! h ~ _ladelphia _. Enjoying . a return _Onga ~ ement after the Junior . Prom _, which was held on the first ,: the’ popular Dukes Orch ’ es ~ ira of ~ _hIladelphia’ furnished the n-iusic .
HQWARD . ‘ LAW DEA _~~ .. = : ‘ SPEAKS . _IN CH . _" EL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
HQWARD . ‘ LAW DEA _~~ .. = : ‘ SPEAKS . _IN CH . _ EL On _FrIday March 25 _Linfcobn was host ‘ to Dean William E . T 4 ~ ior ’ _~ re ,- cently installed Dean of Howard ~ áW _SchcoOl , Accornpany _~ _Ig _; _.. _Dean _Taylor weré _, ’ _Robert Lee Oár _. ter of Orange , . N . ’ J ., . and _. Arth ~ fr . _Vercfte Bates of New Haven , _; _Coijn _~ ’ _, B ~ th Bates ‘ and Carter , ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ coIn in the class _Of ‘ 37 , ar ~~ _stüdents at Howard Law SchOol . _‘~~ ‘ ‘ Dean _Taylor , speaking in ‘ chapel , presented ‘ the’ relatiye opportunities for Negroes in’ the , ’ vario _~ is professions , , ‘ Substantiating ‘ his statements with flgures ~ ‘ Dean Taylor intimated that , it _is _. uhwise for college _inOn’ and women tó _enter the already . overcrowded _teadhn-ig profession , ’ but ‘ he ’ ’ encouraged’ _entlV&amp; into the ‘ fields of architecture , medicine , and ’ law . ‘ ‘ - Later in’ the day _‘ _LinCo _~ n _students _anticipating _, entran ~ e _, t _~ hw schools , held’ ...
MRS _~ , _’ SAM ! JEL ’DICKEY _Gp _, 7 ~~~ : ART L CTURE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
MRS _~ , _’ SAM ! JEL ’DICKEY _Gp _, 7 ~~~ : ART L CTURE Oh _Tueeday _Ovéñihg ; March 21 , Mr&amp; , Samuel’ Dickey ‘ ; gave an illustrated’ -lecture ‘ on Renaissance Art in Florence _in the physics lecture hail . ‘ , ‘ The , lecture consisted of a series of slides depicting paintings done by the _inasters of old Florence . ‘ It was explained that . the church aided in , this revival ‘ of . art during the Renaissance because it had retained the most outstanding art treasures o ~ the middle ages . The rise of the old’ city ~ states provided an impetus for ‘ cooperative’ work in the’ line arts . _Guilds contributed largely to artistic ‘ , endea ~ ora and ’ the ‘ many beautiful cathedrals wei ~ e cOhstructed by . ‘ these groups ’ without ‘ giving special _crCdit ‘ to’ any ‘ one guild , Mrs . Dickey stated that Michelangelo _’ and Rapháe ~ remain great because . theIr works’ are ’ enduring . ’
LINCOLN’ ‘ IS’ R ~ PRE ~ SENTED ’ AT SCIENCE : ’ : . : " . . CONFL AB [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
LINCOLN’ ‘ IS’ R ~ PRE ~ SENTED ’ AT SCIENCE : ’ : . : . . CONFL AB President Wright and Professoi -John A . Davis attended the meetings of . the Academy of the Social Sciences In the ballroom of Philadêlphla ’ s lamed ‘ _BellCvtie-Stratrord Hotel , Two seniors , ’ Herbert Cain and Donald Davis , outstanding stsiidents in Social Sciences were also present , World affairs as related to trade barriers , population pressure , and propaganda censorship were dIscussed . , Many , _i _5 _table speakers from all parts of _-4 e United States and Eng- ‘ land _v ~ ere in attendance . . Their _Illigs will be published in . the Annals of the American Academy of the Social Sciences , To quote Prof . Davis , It was very nice . .
_ROy _‘ Nicholi , _’ Wins Ora . toric ~ I _’ . t _; cn tesl [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
_ROy _‘ Nicholi , _’ Wins Ora . toric ~ I _’ . t _; cn tesl The City-Wide froung People s Forum of Baltimo _~ _C’ held its Seventh Annual Int _~~ _.-Coilegiate _In ~ strumental ’ and OratOrical Contest , on Friday , April _1 , _it : the Bethel A . M . _B Church i _~ i that city ; Foth ’ sc _~ _’iools took part ~ in , _. _t _~ ie’ program : Lincoln _University ~ ‘ Howard ’ University , Morgan Colle ~ e - ‘ ~ nd’ Hampton Institute , Roy - . _NI , ol . _iOia , ’ a freshman , represented Lincoln University and received ~ flrst , _pi _~ _Ize in the Oratorical . contest . ~ , _Benjamin Mitchell , also a _freshmap , represented the school in the _instrumental contest and received ho _~ iorable mention ; the first prize in ~ this field’ went to Miss Thelma _Ing _1 ~ _amn , of Hampton Institute .