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SM O _$ _~ ’ . E [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
SM O _$ _~ ’ . E At ’ ‘ thIs moment , , _~~ fe , e _1 as effervescent , ‘ ‘ , As tha t curl of _sM ’ pke’ which left my cigarette . Oh to be that smoke , leaving these parts , ,, ,. _,, , ,: ,,, . ‘ , . To places _unknown . I feel you , trying ~ to get _o’ut , I feel that way ‘ top—What can we do ? ’ . Oh night drift _sof ~ tly down And make me pa _~ ; t of thee Change me to _anbther form And set my _spirit ~ f _1 _’ee , W _all _~ Or Williams ,
Members of Class Of 1938 Ent er Var ious Fields [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Members of Class Of 1938 Ent er Var ious Fields NEW WHITE PAINT DEMANDS CARE Of special interest to Lincoln students has been the return of two members of the class of 1938 to the campus . Theodore R . Still , valedictorian of his class , is assisting Dean Frank T . Wilson . Joseph D . Roulhac has entered the Theological School ; he is also an assistant in the Social Science department . Both men attended the University of Pennsylvania Summer SchOol . Other graduates of last June are also making names for themselves : Herman P . Bailey , better known as Beak , is now principal of the public school in Wildwood ~ _Virginia . _Donald F . Davis , salutorian , has entered the School of La y _, at New York University ; he works in the office of the Assistant Attorney General . Herbert Cain has matriculated at the How- ~ rd Law School in Washington , D . C . Ellard ‘ _Punjab Jackson is studying _attI ~ e Howard Dental School . Rendall Walker is furthering his studies at Columbia University...
" Krum Society " Dubs University Coffee Shop " Krum Elbow " [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Krum Society Dubs University Coffee Shop Krum Elbow Libra ry Kept Busy Dur ing Summer ‘ Like oth ~ important units of ‘ the whole Lincoln plant , the library last summer passed through a busy , lively , period . What with the school playing host to a Students’ Peace Conference , the Presbyterian Young People ’ s Summer Conference , and the American Tennis Association Tournament , Professor Robert M . Labaree and his _eummer assistant , H . Jones Quartey , had all they could _do— and more ! The Student ’ s Peace Conference lasted eleven days—June 18 to 29 , —and during that time the Library was made available to the student-delegates several hours ‘ each day . Mr . Lea Spring , a student of engineering from one of the eastern colleges , and Miss Elinor B . Hayes , ‘ a social science student , took turns at the desk with Mr . Jones Quartey , in order to make the hours possible . Both books and newspapers were put at ‘ the disposal of the delegates , who , ho wever , had little time to...
Ma tin g Of The Moth Is Topic Of Pa per [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Ma tin g Of The Moth Is Topic Of Pa per Pr of . Williams ’ Thesis Used As Art icle In Scient ific Pa per At nights while the students are retiring and the shadows of the • evening dance around the glimmering lights in the dormitories , a dim light faintly piercing the darkness may be seen in the laboratory around which a solitary figure moves busily . All the students can easily recognize the figure as Mr . L _. Williams patiently and earnestly working on his research studies . During the month of May , 1938 , an article entitl ~ d , The Mating of Ephestia kuehnielta Zeller and Its Results , appeared in the Entomological News , written by our Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry . Mr . Williams graduated from Lincoln University in 1929 . His greatest interest is in Chemistry and Zoology . His first graduate study was during the summer of 1931 at Harvard Medical School at which he studied Biochemistry . During the summer of 1932 , he studied Cancer Research and Bacterialogy a...
Lincoln Students Swamp Atlantic ‘ City In Summer [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Lincoln Students Swamp Atlantic ‘ City In Summer The headquarters ‘ for the Lincoln students who spent’ the summer in Atlantic City was the Y . M . C . A . on Artic avenue . If one asks them a’bout the summer , I am afraid they will say that it was the worst they had experienced . The cold and rainy season accompanied by the recession meant that the hotels did _‘ ~~ out the volume of business _‘ thè ~ had done the previous year . Con ~ equen’tly , the old Atlantic _, City , in which jobs were plentiful , yielded to a new one which contained so many jobless , that it was necessary , in some instances , to conceal the fact that you were looki n g for a job , in order to avoid being ejected from the city . The majority of the students lived in ‘ the Y . M _, C . A . and those who did not came around to play checkers , read the papers , or to join the frequent bull sessions with thei r schoolmates . These informal discussions were no less popular in Atlantic City than here on the _campu...
Beta Ka ppa Chi To Hold Bi-Annual Induction In Oct . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Beta Ka ppa Chi To Hold Bi-Annual Induction In Oct . Beta Kappa Chi National Scientific Honorary Society Inc ., will hold its first hi-annual induction in October when two new members will he admitted : Vernon Brock and J . Harold Nichols . On its program are : ( 1 ) bimonthly meetings at which one member will present some scientific observations of present day interest to be _foloiwed by discussions ; ( 2 ) the revival of Phi Kappa Epsilon : and ( 3 ) the establishment of new chapters . This society was founded in 1922 by a group of Lincoln IJniversity students interested in various scientific fields who felt the need of a closer bond which would cement their common ideals . It grew until at present it has chapters at Howard , West Virginia State , Virginia Union , Morgan , Johnston C . Smith , and Lincoln University , Jefferson City , Missouri . The requirements of the society are within easy reach of anyone who is planning to major in one of the sciences . One must have 30 hours ...
HOME COMING ! [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
HOME COMING ! From everywhere they come , _Bn ton _’ ~~ _N’e _YOrk ; ~ _Nlfiadéi _~ _ihik , _Baltt o ~ e _~ ’ ~ _Washi’n’gtoT ~ ; ‘ old grads and _i ~ ew ~ grad _s _: _’ ~ They began arriving early Friday night . Several groups came in from Atlantic City , Philadelphia , West Chester , Wilmington , Baltimore . Spirit is high , This afternoon the Lion meets the Bear , and for the fi r st ti me sin ce 1931 , Coach Manny Rivero ’ s ferocious Lions are favored over Johnny Hurts ’ Morgan Bears . Lincoln defeated Morgan in 1931 , at old Hilldale Park in Phily . Since , that time Morgan has marched ahead to win 50 consecutive victories , and to establish themselves as masters of the grid- ‘ iron in the C . I _, A . A , circuit . But the worm always turns , and today , 1938 , wIth the best material in a decar ~ e , Coach Rivera faces Coach Hurt , and the former Columbia ace is the favorite , The records of the Bears to date shows Morgan winning over impotent Howard , 21-0 , and tieing Union...
Abe H ill’s Dram a Produced In N . Y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Abe H ill’s Dram a Produced In N . Y Abram Hill , ‘ 38 , former assistant director in dramatics and recipient at graduation of _‘ the Thomas W . Conway Award for English and General Excellence , was the author of Hell’s Half Acre , a , ‘ three act tragedy of the wanton waste of human lives in the south , which The Unity Players presented during the week of August 15 , under the direction of Joseph Ornato at the Bronx Art Theatre in New York . Several New York newspapers carried favorable reviews of the play , The Daily Worker review felt that the intense hatred between the Negro and white characters had no sound economic basis but it stated that the play was a bitter and powerful indictment against lynching . At the present time Abe is associated with ‘ the research department of Federal Theatre Writer ’s Project and is working on a script for the Negro Unit of the Living Newspaper .
Dormi tor y Councils [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Dormi tor y Councils Lincoln Ashman Dormitor y Council The _Linicoln-Ashman Dormitory Commi ~ tee opened the recreation and lounge room for the use of the dormitory students on October 7 . It was stated by the committee that they plan ‘ to justify the trust which the residents have * laced in them by maintaining and operating the lounge in a _systeüi ~ atic and intelligent manner . _clres ~ on _Dormitory Committee A d ~ rmitory meeting was held last w ~ ek ‘ in an _effn r t to canvass _opm’lárt on the matter of a lounge room ifor cresson hall and plans for iznj , roving the physical as well as the / aesthetic aspects of the dormitor _~ ’ _. William Ransom , the _chairm an of the committee , made an appeal ot . the students for their financial , and moral support on all issues intimately affecting their lives as residents ‘ of Cresson hail . ‘ Ren dall Hall Dor _mUory Council _Renidall Hall has also organized a dormitory council under the leadership of Milton Brooks .
Lions Smother • Cheyney 64-0 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Lions Smother • Cheyney 64-0 By J ames Baker Manny Rivero ’ s Lincoln Lions roared no fewer than ten times on Rendall Field last Saturday and when the roar had died away , Cheyney ’ s Blue and White lay smothered under a _64-0 score . While Cheyney fought valiantly throughout the one-sided fray to hold the Lion at bay , the first few n ~ _oments of the game proved that the visitors were no match for the local eleven . When Bob Shade recovered a Cheyn ~ y fumble on the enemy ’ s 46 , the scoring spree started . Johnny Mack Brown picked up ten yards ofl Cheyney ’ s right tackle . Floyd Harris bucked inside the same tackle , reversed his field and galloped the remaining 25 yards for ‘ the initial touchdown . Brown ’ s try for the extra point was block- ( Continued on page 4 )
Dean of Seminar y Dies In Hospital [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Dean of Seminar y Dies In Hospital Short Illness C 1 ima _, ~ es Illustr ~ ous Career Lincoln University lost one of its most beloved professors on Thursday , October 6 , when Dr . Frank H . Ridgley , Dean of the Theological Seminary , died in the Union Memorial Hospital , Baltimore . Dean Ridgley , although under care of the doctor for his heart , held classes in his study
EPISCOPALIAN CLUB IN CAMPUS MEET [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
EPISCOPALIAN CLUB IN CAMPUS MEET The Episcopalian Club of West Chester , Pennsylvania , will hold its conference on Wednesday evening , October 19 , ‘ at 7 : 30 , in the Mary Dod Brown Chapel . All students who are interested in taking _~ communion will be able to do so the following morning at 6 : 30 , with the Rev , _I _~ latthew . _1 * _- vis officiating . ‘
Book Reviews by Kenneth Dodson [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Book Reviews by Kenneth Dodson The tragedy of the Negro in a white man ’ s civilization has been stated many times by both Negro and white authors , but never with such terrific emotional power , insight , and detachment as exhibited by Richard Wright in Uncle Tom ’s Children . The four novellas of this collection are so arranged as to show the gradual maturing of the Negro masses , from a state of resigned individualism , ‘ to one of vibrant collective militancy , They sting and sear as they ga’ther momentum and the climax of the last story , the march of the Negro and white workers to the Town Hall to seek relief , h’as the impact of an ultimatum ‘ announcing the downfall of a class society . W’hat gives these stories such stark terror and poignancy is the subtle ‘ shifting of the basic emotion’s and the sense of helplessness which , until recent years , has prevented the Negro from effectively defending himself . In Big Boy Leaves Home , the contrast between the humorous by-plays...
THE GREYHOUND INCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
THE GREYHOUND INCIDENT More than once the drivers of Greyhound ‘ buses have practiced segregation against Lincoln students . The mo’st recent incident occurred on September 15 , when Paul J ackso n , a Junior at Lincoln , boarded a Greyhound bus at 12 th and Filbert Streets , i n P hi l adelph i a , enroute to Lincoln . Upon entering the bu s he took a seat on the third row . When the bus stopped at Broad Street Station , the driver requested that Paul move to th’e rear of the bus . Paul asked to see hi’s ticket . It showed no seat specification . However , he complied with the driver ’s wishes , thinking the seat had been reserved by someone else . When the bus reache d the 69 th Street Terminal , a fe w passengers entered , but the seat formerly occupied by Paul , remained empty . Once again , he , though disabled by the _lois _’ _s of bo th legs , moved into the vacant seat . The driver threatened to remove him by force . Seeing that his bluff ’ did not work he piloted the huge G...
" Ghost of Gut " by J . Riche Coleman [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Ghost of Gut by J . Riche Coleman They told me ‘ a new Lincolii was taking place—a new Lincoln ; and now I believe them , for that tower of tradition to which men of’ Lincoln once bowed seems to be gone . One of the last vestiges of the old school— Gut Bucket —- is no more , Oh , yes , that former _ Krum Elbow which overlooks Maple Avenue is still located on the top floor of Chesson—but the spiri t is ‘ gone—gone to share a niche in the halls of Lincoln-lore . —Will it ever again return ? Once the noble hall of Gut exh aled the greatest spirit man has ever known—true friendship . Will anyone ever again speak of a group of men so closely associated- —so closely associated because of daily sharing in one another ’ s joys and sorrows ? If ever the spiri’t of one for all and all for one was exemplified , it was there . The society in which they existed solidified their ‘ friendship and made them inseparable , The pulse of the rabble beat there—and now the pulse ‘ beats like the pulse of...
Facult y Member s Scurr y To All Parts of Countr y Durin g Summer Vacation [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Facult y Member s Scurr y To All Parts of Countr y Durin g Summer Vacation In ‘ between were , first , those who remained most of the time but got away for a short while and , second , those who did the exact opposite : stayed away for the greater part of the ‘ time , Professor Robert M . Labaree visited his children and relatives in different parts of the country ; he also took airplane rides with his flier-son , Benjamin , as his pilot . Professor J . Newton Hill taught summer school at Atlantia University and came back j _u’st in time for ‘ the tennis ‘ tournament , Dean Philip S . Miller went to Harvard University and was away for about six weeks . Later Mrs . Miller and their little daughter ; Joyc e , paid a short visit to Toronto _, Canada . Dean and Mrs . FraEik T . Wilson relaxed on an island off the coast of Maine ; while Coach Rivero rushed from place to place ‘ in recruiting new talent for his department . Dr . Wayman R . Coston was seen in and around Baltimore . Two oth...
PROBLEMS OF THE NEW YEAR [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
PROBLEMS OF THE NEW YEAR In presenting this first issue of The Lincolnian to the student body , the ‘ staff pledges itself to cont inu e its genreal poli cy as manifested during the last school year . That is , to cooperate both with ~ the administration and with studen’t organizations in all phases of student life . This newspaper wholeheartedly endorses the objectives of the Student Council , fo r the present acade mic yea r , as printed in the Freshman Handbook , ‘ and enumerated by the president , Elbert C . Robinson . In particular does it stress the desirability of boycotting the Oxford th’eatres . Each student should consider it a matter of personal honor not to patronize an establishment which deliberately practices discrimination against him . ‘ Remember , too that such patronage aids the _abro gation of civil liberties and contributes to the thwart’ing of the Equal Rights L’aw in Pennsylvania . A recommend ation , adopted by the 1937-1938 Student Council , which The Lincol...
Cheyney Pres ident Answers Student [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
Cheyney Pres ident Answers Student The new school year had hardly begun when a group of Lincolnites started their weekly visits ‘ to Chey ney State Teachers College , The new crop of feminine students there literally bubbled over with excitement when they saw all the Lincoln men drive up . Many improvements ‘ are being made at Cheyney ; to its physical pla nt are being added a library , a swimming pool and an athletic field . These improvements are made ‘ possible by Federal and State grants . There is , too , a change in its attitude toward Lincoln men . _Th’i’s was noticed when Dr . Leslie P . Hill , president , cordially invited them ‘ into the din-ing-room to partake of a delicious meal—free ! He joined with ‘ them in singing the Lincoln Alma Mater and expressed the hope that a spirit of mutu al understanding would continue to exist between the two schools . In response to a note of thanks written by one of ‘ the Lincolnian staff members—Mr . H’ill wrote the following : Now our ...
POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT LACKS EFFICIENCY [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 15 October 1938
POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT LACKS EFFICIENCY The departure of Professor John A . Davis from the ca mpus precipitate d shifts in the Politic al Science Department . These changes were not welcomed by those professors whose regular progr ams were disrupted to include co urses in political science . It is question able economy , in that it is unfair to students seeking to complete major require ments . A more desirable course woul d have been the ‘ engagement of a professor to take over the work of the Political Science Department temporarily .