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" Safari On Wheels " , Shown In Chapel [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Safari On Wheels , Shown In Chapel Caravans of camels on the Sahara desert , native African dances , native sultans , and various other scenes flashed to life as the film , Sahara on Wheels , slowly unrolled on the screen on Monday evening , November 7 , in the University Chapel . More than two hundred students were present , The most outstanding features were the dance of the virgins and the trial scene before the Sultan and his entire harem . Many of the African warriors wore outfits and armour that made them seem like knights of the Medieval period . The pictures were shot by Larry Thaw , a ‘ New York millionaire and his wife . They made pleasure trips through the deepest parts of Africa . Sahara on Wheels pictured his fourth trip ; he started at Algiers then went southward around Nigeria to Nairobi . He presented a recording machine to one of the Sultans which enabled him to make a record of his voice ; the Sultan thought that it was magic to hear his voice when he was not speak...
Alpha Initiates New Members , Elects Officers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Alpha Initiates New Members , Elects Officers Alpha Phi Alpha afrternity held an election for new officers on November 10 , The officers elected are as follows : Jack C . Tracey , president ; Roy C . Nichols , vice- ‘ presid ~~ t ; Jesse Gloster , correspon ~ _ir _1 _’ g secretary ; Joseph W . Woods , recording secretary ; Peter J . Smith , _treasure ~ r ; James Baker , assistant treasurer ; Wendell Logan , parliamentarian ; Salathiel Brown , _‘ sergeant-at-arms ; Paul Jackson , associate ‘ editor of the Sphinx ; and John Sample , chaplain . The men newly initiated into Alpha are : James Baker , Oscar Daniels , TEomas Dickens , Jess Gloster , Paul Jackson , Roy Nichols , John Sample , Peter J . Smith , and Joseph W . Woods . To commemorate its twentysixth anniversary and to make the annual award of the Theodore Milton Selden Memorial Medal , Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha sponsored a program in chapel on Tuesday morning , November 1 . Arthur L . Johnson , president of the chapter , i...
" Life " Ma gazine Answers C . Bonne _i [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Life Ma gazine Answers C . Bonne _i Recent Issue Omits Lincoln A letter to LIFE , commen ti n g on it s recen t pic torial r evie w of Negr o life , especially its survey of Negro educational institutions , brought a speedy explanation from its editorial department , The reply sta ted : November 11 , 1938 . Dear Mr . Bonner : We appreciate your kind letter a gr ea t deal , and it is most gratifying that you thought our article on the Negro in America well ha ndled . I am particularly glad , also , to have an opportunity to explain to you why Lincoln University was not in ( ’luded in our study . Obviously , since LIFE ’ s space is so _lim i ted , we could not undertake a thoroughgoing survey of Negro educational institutions . It was necessary to limit ourselves to a few , and the selection of these was _rio easy job , _I can assure you . We fully realize the importance Qf Lincoln University and we regretted that we could not include it , We hope , though , to be able to make up for ...
The Howard-Lincoln Game [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
The Howard-Lincoln Game This year will be the thirty-third year th’at Lincoln and H oward ha v e played their Thanksgiving Day foo t bal l classic . The game is significant in the fact that it is tradi . tional . Tradition among older American colleges and uni . versities is part of the basic pattern of our American cu ] _trre , and it is time that the Negro college adopt certain const ructive tradition ’s ~ as pa rt of their plan of education , Football among all American colleges is an important p art of the extra-curricular program and every effort is made to im prove the great American sport . Negro colleges are also attempting in every way to make football not only a great game but are fostering it to teach the funda mentals of group action and group cooperation . The experience gained on the football field serves as an asset to the Negro player ~ n his battles later in life . The cooperation between Lincoln and Howard in football serves a ~ an excellent medium through which _t...
Scholarship at Lincoln University [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Scholarship at Lincoln University The object ’ of higher education is the training of the mind . Since the student will not live in a vacuum when he has graduated , his mind must be so trai ’ned _tha’t he wi ll act intelligently after he has received his degree , Or , to put it another way , the object of the college is the production of intelligent citizen’s . This is the objectiv ~ of the educat ’ional profession . Students know that the inco me of their parents has been drastically reduced and college means self-denial at home . The report from all over the country is that American students are buckling down to the business of education as never before . Genuine ‘ scholarship at Lincoln University seems to be dis app ~ _aring in the light of recent developments . The schola rship is so abnormally low that an average of 3 . 5 qualifies one fo r ’ participati on in extra-curricular activities . These activities are as stated , extra , and students with such low ‘ scholarship should...
Village Boys Club Progresses Unde r Ransom , Willia ms [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Village Boys Club Progresses Unde r Ransom , Willia ms Organized three years ago to promote the welfare of the village ‘ boy s , the Lincoln University Boys Club is a concrete example of the social-mindedness of the Y . M . C . A ., as its sponsor , the Y appointed William H . Ransom to act as adviser to the group . Now a senior , he is being assisted by Franklin H . Williams , a sophomore , who will carry on the work next year . Extensive plans have been made for the school year . Several speakers will address the group ; a basketball team will be organized to play other teams within this locality ; plans are being made , also , to present ‘ a’ special program in the near future . The officers of the club are : Harold Walls , Jr ., president ; Robert Walls , vice-president ; Fleetwood Hardy , secretary ; William Hymes , last year ’s president , was elected chaplain ; Clifford Draper , sergeant-at-arms . Other members of the club are : Phillip Skerrett , Clarence Pritchard , Thomas ...
CORRECTION [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
CORRECTION The grades of Waiter Irvin Joh n son , Jr ., were received too late by The Lincolnian to print in the list of honor men for last yea r . The correction is made here : Waiter I . Johnson , Jr ., Junior Cl ass , Second Group , 1937-38 . Fo ur Prizes To Lincol n Four entrants from Lincoln University won places in the recent Omega Essay contest . This contest , ‘ spo nsored by the national office of the Omega Psi’ Phi fraternity , was concerned with the Negro in Journalism , The four places won by Lin coln stu den ts were ‘ the second , fourth , fifth and sixth . Vernon Daniels , Theodore Bolden , _B . C . Robinson , and Rufus Shorter respectively were the winners . Rabble bus leaves Lincoln for Howard-Lincoln game on Thursday , November 24 at 9 : 30 a , m , and returns on Friday , November 25 at 5 : 00 a . m , Round-trip $2 . 75 . For further information , contact James Bohannon , Ashmun 26 . that a more comprehensive survey would have made it impossible to have omitted a _r...
Parallel Persp ectiveè [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Parallel Persp ectiveè But yesterday Draib gray horizons Lined ‘ themselves against The wintry blasts ; And sullen bareness yet preserved A leaden desolation , This morning , though , I woke to find A bud upon a tree . A robin there ‘ prepared To build a nest where others Sure to follow were ; ~ Even winter seems A fond remembrance . _II But yesterday Ruthlessly shattered Hope and dreams , despaired of , Brought wintry ‘ blasts , And disiliusions still maintained A heartless desolation . This morning , though , I woke to find My heart again my own , And you were there to spin A web , where I , forgetf ul , Ensnared , will ‘ surely be ; Past heartaches have become A sweet remembrance , by Waiter I . Johnson , Jr .
Pres ident ’ s Class In Govern ment Is Turned Into Forum [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Pres ident ’ s Class In Govern ment Is Turned Into Forum President Waiter L . Wright ’ s class in American Government became literally an informal student forum , when the President turned it over to George W . Goodman , Executive Secretary of the Boston Urban League ; the mentioned person is also a member of the Trustee Board , and was attending a meeting on the campus on Armistice Day , After a brief taik explaining the be nefi ts whic h co u ld be de r iv ed through efficient Negro business , the students were allowed to ask questions . Among the things brought to the fore was the deplo rable condition of the Lincoln University village school situation . It was his opinion that the students could do most to aid the condition by bringing pressure on the local school authorities . Steps in this direction are being taken by The _Lincolnian ,
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
The ac’ademic level of Lincoln should be ra’ised by making the entrance requirements more strict and by mak . ing continuation at the institution more difficult . It is a blight upon the University to continue to carry men on the rolls w’h o have demonstrated deficient scholarship fox more than one ; year . Studen’ts feel that it is not important to achieve good grades but that it is absolutely necessary to joi n the Week-Ender ’ s Club , hold destructive bull s essio n s or just while away the time . A lower third group , com m o n ly c alled , a gentleman ’ s standard , seems to be
SWING BAND [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
SWING BAND The Lincoln University campus swing aggregation has reorganized un de r th e leader ship of Charles D . Bonner , with five members : C . Palmer and J . Doggett , saxophones ; J . Sims , piano ; ‘ G . Williams , trumpet ; and G . Twine , drums , Bonner acts as yocalist . On Saturday night , Octobe r 15 , Bonner and His Swinging Collegians played fo r the Homecoming Dance , They furn ished , too , the music for a dance which was given by the senior class of Cheyney State Teacher ’ s College at the West Chester Community Center on November 12 . Kean _Winterbottom , Oxford , Pennsylvania , is their ‘ booking agent .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
THE LINCOLNIAN Published by the students of Lincoln University _bi-weekly , during school year Entered as second class matter at the Lincoln University Post Office , Lincoln University , Pennsylvania EDITO RIA L STA FF Editor-in-Chief LeRoy Patrick , ‘ 39 Ma naging F ~ ditor _, Jesse Gloster , ‘ 41 Business Manager Jack C . Tracey , ‘ 40 Circulation Manager Joseph Woods , ‘ 40 Albert Jones , ‘ 42 C . Warren Smith , ‘ 41 Grant ~ hock _iey , ‘ 42 Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Charles D . Bonner , ‘ 39 John W . Thomas , ‘ 40 A NNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $1 . 00 Mail all subscriptions ‘ to Jack Tracey , Lincoln University , Penna . Volume VI Novembe r 23 , 1938 . Number 3
1 f [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
1 f 1938 p Lincoln Universi ty Football Roster for 1938 Li ne Coach—Wayma n R . Cost on , _M . D . ( Lincoln Unive _r sity , ‘ 24 ) Ass’t—Jasp er Turner , A . B . ( Lincoln Universit y , ‘ 35 ) Trai ner—Joh n Robertson (‘ 39 ) Ma _nagei’ —Bernard Ti ldon (‘ 39 ) Di rector of Pu _b licity— _i heofor ’ e Still , A . B . (‘ 38 ) School Colors— Orange and Blue Insignia —Lion Nickname Pos . lit . Wt _. Class Mugs B 6 : 1 195 Fr . Duke T 6 : 0 17 $ Fr . _ Henr y G 5 : 11 185 Fr . ~ _Reds E 5 : 11 171 Fr . Kin g T 6 : 2 iso Fr . _Jlmsy C 6 : 0 200 Soph Jee p C ‘ 5 : 9 170 Sen . Dixie G 5 : 8 _, 165 Sen . Stu T 5 : 11 186 Soph Winks B 6 : 0 _175 J i ’ . 01 ’ Man Mose T 5 : 10 218 Fr , F looj e B 5 : 11 175 J 1 . Ev B 5 : 8 160 Fr . Sal G 5 : 8 174 Jr . Tally E 5 : 10 172 Sen . Tuffy B 5 : 5 160 Soph Mite B 5 : 5 150 Soph Buck E 6 : 0 175 Jr . Saint U 5 : 6 155 Soph Johnny Mack B 5 : 10 170 Jr . Selassie _0 5 : 9 175 Sen . Cap ’ _n B 5 : 11 180 Fr . Big Ben B 5 : 6 155 Fr , Tiny _E 6 : 2 197...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Lincoln-Howard In 33 rd Clash ; Coach Payne Out To Surpr ise Lions After Mediocre Season ( Continued From Page 1 ) with a team of great potential strength Coach _ Manny Rivero , Doe Coston and Soup Turner are _, _gpi ~ g _, to Washington ~ to _su’bdj _, _ie the Bison . So , the cry is on to Washington , on to Wa’shington to watch the Orange and Blue match wits with the Blue and White . The record of the HowardLincoln games is as follows : Howard Lincoln 1894 5 6 1895 5 5 1904 0 1 1907 0 1 1908 5 5 1909 5 0 1910 5 0 1911 0 0 1912 13 0 1913 0 0 1914 0 14 1916 28 0 1917 0 6 1918 0 13 1919 0 0 1920 42 0 1921 7 13 1922 12 6 1924 0 31 1925 0 0 1926 32 0 1927 20 _C _) SHADE 1928 12 12 1929 0 0 1930 2 0 1931 1 0 1932 12 0 1933 13 7 1934 13 6 1935 7 14 1936 0 1 1937 0 9 • ~ I _’ L c _, _. ~~~~~~~ ~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ _t _, _~ ’ _t _~~ , / TINY
Bluefielci Halts Lincoln 14-6 Lions Score First Th _r eat In Every Period [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Bluefielci Halts Lincoln 14-6 Lions Score First Th _r eat In Every Period Lincoln met Bluefleld Saturday , November 13 , pushed the Big Blues all over the field , but lost 14-6 , The Orange and Blue marched at will up and down the field , but could not assume the necessary punch to score successfully . Lincol n scor ed in th e second quarter when Mugs Irvin completed four passes for a gain of 60 yards . With the ball on the four yard strip , Hoghead Williams smashed the center for a touchdown , Dorsey missed the try for the extra point . Bluefleid ‘ scored her _initial touchdown in the same quarter . One pass and two trick plays placed the ball on the Lion ’ s 17 yard line . An offside penalty put the ball on the one yard line from where Willis plunged over . The Substitutions : Bluefield — L Jo hnson , Lamp kin , Marcus , Hub ba r d , Wingfield ; Lincoln — Pearcy , J . Lewis , J . D ’o rsey , F Harris , R . Engs , R . Bolden , Bev _• erly , R . Shade , G . Carroll , J Brown , Refer...
Jersey Downs Penn a . In Tn- State League [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Jersey Downs Penn a . In Tn- State League New Jersey ’ s flashy basketball lye downed a hard-fighting Penn- ‘ ylvania quintet , Monday night , November 14 , in a closely pl ayed _‘ ~ ontest to annex their second 3 traight game in the mythical Tn -State League which comprises Pennsylvania , New York , and New Jersey , The Quaker State combination gave surprising opposition to the smooth-working Jersey team throughout the fray and came near overtaking them toward the end . At this point , with a score 16 to 15 and two minutes to play remaining , Honey , Brown and Walls sunk two-pointers and _10 1 21 Pennsylvania U F Tot Logan 2 1 5 Glost er 0 0 0 Brock 1 0 2 Fugett 0 0 0 Campbell 0 0 0 Watkins 1 0 2 Marshall 1 0 2 H . Thomas 2 0 4 7 1 15 the game ended with New Jersey out in front 21- _15 , Ne w Jersey G F Tot . Simmons 0 0 0 Walls 2 0 4 Honey 2 0 4 Bolden 3 1 7 Brown 3 0 6
Basketeers Out For Court Game [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Basketeers Out For Court Game King Football is making a last gallant stand , and Thanksgiving will find him receding into the background , leaving the collegiate athletic domain to his popular rival , Basketball . Already anticipating a hot season on the hardwood , Coach Rivero issued a formal call for all basketeers to report for practice . Over one hundred candidates answered the initial call , and as yet the squad is as big as the one that came out the first night . Particularly gratifying to the Coach was the abundance of new material . Among men rep orting was Bobby Ford , of New Yor k ( Continued on Page 4 )