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Choral Society Elects _‘ _Officei [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Choral Society Elects _‘ _Officei The Male Chorus , of Lincoln University elected its officers for the school year 1938-39 Wednesday night , November 9 . All those who had a 50 % attendance average and who were eligible for extra-curricular activities participated in the election , The officers are : Charles Banner , president ; Franklin Williams , business-publicity manager ; James M , Sims , secretary-treasurer , A constitution for the Chorus has been drawn up by a committee appointed by the president , The document will have an early reading for the approval of ‘ the group and the music director . The following selections will be featured in the annual program of Christmas music to be presented on the campus shortly before the C h r i s t m as holidays . Faith ( _Round)—Mozart , Old French Christmas Carol — Goevert , A Legend —Tschaikowski , Before the Paling of the Stars —Kramer . On Friday night , December the 9 th at 8 : 30 p . m ., the Chorus will present a program of Christm...
U . Of P . Studen t Christian Assoc . Conference Set Lincoln University Students Invited To Kensington [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
U . Of P . Studen t Christian Assoc . Conference Set Lincoln University Students Invited To Kensington Industria l Inquiry The Student Christian Association o ~ f the University of Pennsylvania announces a conference during the Thanksgiving holidays to which the students of Lincoln University are especially invited , The student body of Lincoln will remember that a representative group of University of Pennsylvania students attended a meeting with the Y _. _M _. C . A . cabinet last year , The conference will be held in Philadelphia November 25-27 . The Purpose of the Kensington Industrial Inquiry is to examine the problem of ‘ the labor movement—wages and hours , unemploy ment , relief , housing , et cete ra . It is an _end eavor to gain firsthand acquaintance with an industrial community , and during a short period to learn _all the facts possible about it . It is an opportunity to meet with workers and to understand their problems . Who May Attend —The group is open to both men a...
Cooperat ive On Ark ansas Gov ’ t . Farm Resettlement [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Cooperat ive On Ark ansas Gov ’ t . Farm Resettlement Empha sizes St ~ re , Hun ting And Health Cooperation Dr . Will W . Alexander , Administrator of the Farm Security Administration , United States Department of Agriculture , and Dr . Frederick Douglass Patterson , ‘ President of Tuskegee Institute , Alabama , were the principal speakers at the dedica ti on , November 8 , of the Lakeview , Arkansas , all-Negro homestead projec t . The Lakeview project , situated in Phillips County , Southeast Arka nsas , fifteen miles south of Helena , was initiated by the old Resettlement Administration , in February , 1936 , and later developed by the Farm Security Administration , which su cceeded th e former agency , in September , 1937 . Located on the rich river lands , along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers , the 5 , 500 acr e projec t has been de veloped to provide ho mes for approximately 100 families , 75 of whom are already established there , Each farm unit averages 56 acrps , and i...
N . A . A . C . P . Chapter Reor ganizes [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
N . A . A . C . P . Chapter Reor ganizes At its initial meeting , held Novem ~ ber 9 , in Randall _‘ Hall , the local chapter of the N . A . A . C . P ., decided to launch a membership drive among the faculty and students of the University ; Gregory Newton heads the committee which is in charge of the campaig n . Adopting as its ‘ slogan We Must Have Equal Rig _’ _. _’ _its , the group has inaugurated a fourpoint program which includes : first , a building up of student sen- ‘ timent to continue the boycott of the Oxford theatres because of ‘ their discriminatory practices against Negroes ; second , to push the investigation into the Lincoln University village schooi situation with a view to effecting a change ; third , to bring to the campus outstanding Negro speakers ; fourth , to sell Christmas seals in cooperation with the national office . With the exception of J . Riche Coleman , who was elected executive secretary ‘ to fill the office vacated by the death of Cortez Allen , th...
Negro WP A Art ist Exhib its On View In Vail Library [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Negro WP A Art ist Exhib its On View In Vail Library Since November 1 , there has been on display in the basement of the Vail Memorial Library , a government exhibition of modern art , This attractive collection includes some of the finest black and white prints done in media of linoleum blacks , lithograph , wood engraving , etching , dry paint , aquatant and carborundum . It is interesting to know that two of the most outstanding of these works were done b ~ a young Negro artist , Sam Brown , who is employed by the Federal Arts Project and was selected , by Mrs . Eleanor Roosevelt as the most promising artist in that group . His drawings are Wash Girl done in linoleum black and Writing Lesson done in lithograph . Other outstanding prints and display are Deserted House and Conference by Richard Hood , _Bootleg Coal , Lancaster Farm and End of Day by Michael Gallegher , and Subway Express by Hu’bert Mesibov . This Exhibition will remain in the library until December 1 , at which tim...
NEGRO PRE SS ANNUAL OMEGA WEEK TOPIC [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
NEGRO PRE SS ANNUAL OMEGA WEEK TOPIC (‘ Continued From Page 1 ) Advocating the establishing of a daily paper in the north , John C . Tracey , guest speaker from Alpha Phi Alpha , dealt with Journalism Made Profitable for the Negro Youth . With the Octette as the nucleus of the chorus , members of the Chapter concluded the day ’ s j rogram by singing the Omega Hymn . The ‘ presentation of Lt ,-Col , West Hamilton , in the Guest House , Sunday , November 13 , climaxed the week ’ s activities , At this final meeting were also present members from other fraternities . Tea was served immediately after the conclusion , of the meeting . The new members initiated into the fraternity are : William Garner , Rufus Shorter , Oswald Hoffler , Chester Waters , Louis Purnell , Robert Engs , Kenneth Gilmore , and Theodore Bolden , Officers elected ‘ by the Freshman class are as follows : Charles Nelson , president ; Woodson Hopewell , vice-president ; Willis Pinkett , secretary ; Harold _Kopchin’sk...
BASKETEER S OUT FOR COURT GAME [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
BASKETEER S OUT FOR COURT GAME ( Continued From Page 3 ) City , and the flashy Ernie Young , of Trenton , N . _3 _., who has been performing well in practice sessions . Edward Simmons was also out , a basketeer who was out of school last year , but who was one of the members o the scintilldting Lion floor combinations of the l 936- ’ 37 season , Veterans reporting for practice were : Cliff Haye , Bob Ramsey , and Jess Gloster , Because football season has not en ded , Coach Rivero has not begun formal practice inasmuch as a num ber of foo tba ll playe rs ar e adept at playing the court game also . Basketball veterans on the football team are : the stellar Perry Honey , John Mack Brown , Bob Engs , Lieutenant Harris , and Jim Dorsey . Freshman basketball material now performing on the football team are : Bob Bolden , Bob Shade , and Mugs Irvin . Dean Howard Thurman , of Howard was the visiting minister at the Sunday morning chapel services on November 20 , Dean Thurman is well known ...
Arm istice Day Pro gram Held In Cha p el [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Arm istice Day Pro gram Held In Cha p el Prior tothe conclusion of its National Negro Achievement _1 ~ Teek , Beta chapter of Omego PPu _’ Phi fraternity observed Armistice D _’ _~ y , Friday , November 11 , in the _Má _± _y Dod Brown Memorial Chapel . As a prelude to the program the organist played taps . John W . Thomas , vice-basile us of Beta , recited Sigfried Sasson ’s Aftermath , In the ~ background were the strains of Mendelssohn ’ s War March of the Priest , from Athalie . LeRoy Patrick , repreesnting The LINCOLNIAN , gave the results of the war poll recently conducted on the campus . The representative from the student body was ~ Cenneth S . Dodson , who gave an address on war , arguing satirically that is was necessary for the reduction of an over-populated world . He concluded ‘ by reading Does it Matter ? a poem by Sigfried Sasson . Prolonged applause followed Mr . Dodson ’s speech .
Student Council Holds Election s [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Student Council Holds Election s The Student Council in a meeting with the faculty committee on Student Personnel held an election to replace Lendali Chase who did not return to school this semester . Roy Nichols of the sophomore class was elected as a man-at-large tilfiohet ; w , vl - ( R- ’ taoet at-large to fill the vacancy . This is Roy Nichols ’ seco nd year of service on the council . The Junior class will hold’ an election in the near future to replace the vacancy in the council created by the resignation of James Johnson . Student council-men are encleavoring this year to bring about a better feeling of campus consc iou sn ess , dormitory cleanliness , and refectory etiquette among the student body . The council has tried to solve _certain problems on ‘ the campus by giving them immediate attention , ‘ A few of the immediate problems which the council is attempting to solve are : revisions in freshmen regulations , a uniform system of class elections and organization electio...
" LINCOLNIAN " INVESTIGATE S LOCAL SCHOOL S [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
LINCOLNIAN INVESTIGATE S LOCAL SCHOOL S ( Continued From Page 1 ) are narrow wooden enclosures . In neither buildings are there any lockers ; there is an ice water container in each room ; students bring their own glasses or jelly jars . The Lincolnian has brought this situation to the attention of the Department of Public Instruction at Harrisburg , However , since this matter comes wholly within the province of the board of school directors , any change must be initiated by this body . One member of the board , Professor Harold F . Grim , stated that , although the board deplored these conditions the cost of consolidation in the village alone is prohibitive ; that it would be more advantageous to consolidate this entire school district with a school located in or near Oxford , Pennsylvania ; that this would necessitate a bus for the village children which would be an additional expense ,
Frats Complete Fa 1 l Initiations [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Frats Complete Fa 1 l Initiations The close of ‘ the fall initiations by the Greek letter fraternities on Lincoln ’s campus finds a large number of new fraternity men in the institution . The following men have been initiated into Phi Beta Sigma and Kappa Alpha Psi : Phi Beta Signa Willie D , Coleman , Ollie Patrick , Selwyn Atwell , Richard Brown , Hurdle Jacke , H . A . B . Jones-Quartey , Aaron Peters , and _Wilfrid James . Ka pp a Alpha Psi Phili p Randolph , Maurice Anderson , Charles Daniels , Reginald Young , Lester Norris , St . Julian De Costa , Ernest Green , Lloyd Barnett and Thomas Williams .
Junior Class Plans Dance [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Junior Class Plans Dance The Junior Class of Lincoln University ‘ plans to give a preChristmas dance in Kennett Square Friday , Dece mber 16 , the night before the beginning of the Christmas recess , This dance is to be given in honor of the Freshmen . The funds will be used to help defray the expenses of the Junior Prom . They also plan to give one or more dances in the winter after some of the more important basketball games , if it can be arranged , with the athletic department and the dministration .
To Be Set Up [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
To Be Set Up Scholastic Fraternity ( Continued From Page 1 ) LeRoy Patrick . What shall be the fate of the group this time ? Will Lincoln students meet the challenge ? It is sincerely hoped that this shall be the last re-organiza-tion of the group and that it shall remain active throughout future years , _d aily and induct into its folds the three eligible members : Charles Bonner , Arthur Johnson _,, ana
‘ Studied At Jul liard School Of Mus ic , And In Austria [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
‘ Studied At Jul liard School Of Mus ic , And In Austria J osephine Ha rrehi Receives Cam pus Ovat ion In Recital _Josephine Harreld , pianist , was born in Atlanta , Georgia , twentythree years ago . She started giving recitals at the age of twelve ; sh ~ also h as accompanied her father in violin recitals . She was graduated with honor from Spelman College , in 1933 , at the age of 18 . The following year she graduated from the Institute of Musical Art , Julliard School of Musical Art , New York City , and spent another year in graduate study at this institution , In the summer of 1935 , she r eceived a scholarship from the Drama League of America for study abroad and spent the summer at the Mozarteum Academy , Salzburg , Austria . While here she went to Bulgaria as a delegate to the World ’ s Student Christian _Federation and took an active part in the musical program . After a year ’ s study at Radcliffe College , she received the degree of Master of Arts with a major in music ....
" WORLD WAITS " ACCLAIMED BY STUDENT BODY [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
WORLD WAITS ACCLAIMED BY STUDENT BODY As their first production of the season , The Lincoln University Players presented George Hummel’s The World Waits , Saturday evening , December 10 , in the Little Theatre . In the outspoken language this three act drama depicts the real happenings in the camp of the Hartley Expedition . Having explored and annexed an unknown continent , the men almost meet with disaster ; marooned on the Antarctic wastes , they face the merciless cold of approaching -winter , Tragedy , mutiny , and death stalk the group , John B . Randolph as captain Hartley gave a sympathetic inter--pretation of a man broken by his own egotism . Brice , pl ayed by Edward E . Cannon , was a strong character throughout . Perhaps one of the most convincing roles was ! that of Royce , played by John W . Thomas . Worthy of note , too , was Ernest A . Bouey ’s , in the part -of Jenks , the cook . In the word of the New York Post , The World Waits succeeded uncommonly well in establi...
Lincoln Stud ents Esca pe inj uries In Holida y Crash Ca r Overturn g Near Bel Air , Ma r yland [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Lincoln Stud ents Esca pe inj uries In Holida y Crash Ca r Overturn g Near Bel Air , Ma r yland Enroute from Washington after the Thanksgiving recess , three Lincoln students narrowly escaped -death from an automobile accident , The accident occurred about 2 a . m ., Monday , November 28 . Herbert W . Jones , a senior in the Seminary , Franklin H . Wilh ams , and Robert T . Freeman , Jr ., sophomores , were in the car . After skidding off the road , due to a sheet of ice which covered the entire highway about thirty miles south of Lincoln , -the car turned completely over -and embedded itself in a ditch ; they were going between twenty-five and thirty miles an hour , No one was injured although the car was completely demolished ; it belonged to Philips B . Simmons ,, also a senior in the Seminary ; Jones was driving . Fortunately no one was occupying the back seat , for a falling pole smashed in the side near the rear , Through the kindness of the driver of a passing Greyhound bus ,...
Aims Of Coun cil Given _Iii Cha pel Faces School Problems _Re- [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Aims Of Coun cil Given _Iii Cha pel Faces School Problems _Re- alist ically In the first of a series of student Chap el peri ods , the Student Council sponsored on November 29 , a program in which Eliert C . Robinson , pre sident , presented the aims of the Council for the year . He admonished student wor kers , especially _those sweet ,- ing dorm itory hall s , against slovenly work , under pen-al-ty of losing their jobs . Mr . Robinson requested the student body in general to assist the Council in developing and carrying out a program of cain--pus consciousness , student -awareness in the dorm itories , the i’efectory , and the movies , The Council , said he in closing , will also post in the near future a definite system of elections whereby anyone representing the University as to classes or university organizations will be elected . Roy Nichols , sophomore representative on the Council , presided .
Vienna A Ghost City Since Nazis Took Over Trade , Commerce [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Vienna A Ghost City Since Nazis Took Over Trade , Commerce Cond itions Deplorable Under Germa ny Says Forum Speaker Vienna looks like a ghost city ; grass is -growing in its railroad tracks . A -German business man must receive governmental permission to use his money for a trip out of the country . To be permitted to sell ordinary toilet articles , such as soap , a German merchant must take a course of study and pass a special examination . High and low prices are fixed for all commodities in Germa ~ ny ; no merchant may exceed them . These and many other interesting pieces of news the Forum spea ker , Robert Pyle , gave to the student body Friday evening , December 7 . Mr . Pyle , who makes a business trip every four or five years , gave his views on The present crisis in Central Europe .