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Dr . Rid _gley Eulogi zed In Memor ial Service Dr . Carter Principal Speaker At Chapel [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Dr . Rid _gley Eulogi zed In Memor ial Service Dr . Carter Principal Speaker At Chapel The Chapel hour on the morning of Thursday , December 1 , was devoted to a memorial service in honor of the late Reverend Doctor Frank Harris Ridgley , who died on October 6 , -of a heart aument . Dr . Ridgley was Dean of the Theologica Seminary and Professor of Hebrew and Greek at the time of his death . The service was opened by the singing of For All The Saints and -the reading of the invocation by - Professor J . Newtown Hill . Two memorial statements followed : one from the University Faculty , delivered by Professor P . S . Miller and the other by Wyatt B . Johnson , wh-o represented the students of the Theological Seminary , Both statements were warm and appreciative tri-butes to a man whose life and teachings exemplified his Christianity . The principal speaker of the morning was the Reverend Dr , James Carter , Professor Eemeritus of Church History and Homiletics . He gave a biographical ...
Senior Class Names Year Book Staff ; Advisers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Senior Class Names Year Book Staff ; Advisers At the Senior class meeting , Friday night , December 2 , a resolution was adopted to petition the administration to honor the birthday of the man for whom Lincoln University is nam ed by decla r in g a holiday . When it has gained the support of th ~ other classes and cam-pus organizations , the Senior class will take this matter u-p with the administration . Presentation of an American Flag and a flag with the school colors to the institution is also contemplated by the class . Dean Philip H . Miller was elected as Class Adviser and Ulysses G . Lee , instructor in English as adviser to the year book staff . Tentative officers of the staff are : Kenneth Dodson , editor-in-chief ; Bernard Tildon , A-bra-ham Lanier , Walter I . Joh nson , Martin Waters , and William Gri-ggs , associate editors ; Charles Briscoe , business managers ; and Frederick Aden , art editor .
Icy Snowball Inj ures Pre p [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Icy Snowball Inj ures Pre p On Tuesday , November 29 , Alvin Barefield , a freshman , was struck on the forehead by someone throwing a hard snowball , It was some moments after being hit that Barefleld realized that he was badly cut , With the assistance of Richard Fowler and Garland Streeter , he went to Rendall Hall and received first aid treatment by Fowler . Upon close examin-ation of the wound by the University Physician , Dr . Wayman R . Coston , he was ordered to be taken to the West Grove Hospital where he was treated by Dr . Ewing ; the wound requiring five stitches , The examination showed that a nerve had been severed in the forehead ; this fact caused temporary numbness which will remain until the wound is completely ‘ healed .
Dean Mays Sunday Cha pel Speaker [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Dean Mays Sunday Cha pel Speaker The kingdom of God is neither here nor is it just around the corner—despite 1900 years ol Christianity , said Dr . Benjamin E . Mays , Dean of the School of Religion , Sunday morning , December 11 . He spoke on the general theme , What religion has to say in a time like this . He pointed out that religion tells the individual not to be unduly alarmed or disturbed when he sees the world confronting chaotic conditions , when he -sees men trying to make themselves gods ; for nations , economic systems and lines , built upon injustices and unrighteousness will collapse ; man must obey the ethical and moral laws put here by God if he would -survive ; that religion also teaches a man not to quit in the face of despair . Dr . G . Lake Imes delivered the morning address at the chapel service , Sunday , -December 4 .
Etchin gs On View In Librar y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Etchin gs On View In Librar y As a -sequel to the November exhibition of etchings displayed in the Vail Memorial library , the current collection contains some of the finer etchings and dry paints of the contemporary naturalistic artist , Hartwell W . Priest . Mrs . Priest is a graduate of Smith College and has studied in Paris and New York . Her etchings -have been chosen for the exhibits of the American Society of E-tchers , and for display in the Library of Congress . Recently she was made a member of the ‘ National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors . Outstanding in the collection which will remain the balance of December are : Years , Three Generations , Deep River , and Snowed In . Mrs . Grubb , wife of Professor Grubb , was responsible for obtaining the exhibition .
Lost Their Shir ts , But Had Their Fun [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Lost Their Shir ts , But Had Their Fun A thief who stole t-hree suitcases belonged to Frederick Aden _, William Merchant , and Francis C , Sch-anck , on Wednesday night , November 23 , threatened ‘ to bring a-bout -a joyless vacation for the three Lincolnites , who were on their way to the Howard-Lincoln game , Despite the fact , however , that the three suitcases and their contents were not recovered by -the Baltimore City Police Department , -the three men continued to Washington -to the -game . The suitcases , containing shirts , underwear , socks , razors , and brushes , were stolen from the car in which the lads were riding while it was -parked in front of the Spot restaurant in Balti more about midnight .
Lincoln University Bullet in Is Released [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Lincoln University Bullet in Is Released The quarterly edition of the Lincoln University Bulletin , dated November , 1938 , was recently released by its editor , the Reverend Dr . G . Lake Imes , Director of Public Relations . Carrying accounts of activities on Lincoln ’s campus from July to November , the bulletin carries two outstanding -articles — one on the late Dr . Frank H . Ridgley , former Dean of the Theological Seminary , and another on the late Dr . T . Spotuas Burwell , ‘ 09 , of Philadelphia , a prominent alumnus . The bulletin , is not sold but is vent gratis to friend-s of the University and members of the lumni .
Fresh . -Soph . Tie In Debate [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Fresh . -Soph . Tie In Debate The annual F-reshin-an-Sopho-more debate staged Wednesd-ay night , November 30 , in the Chapel , resulted in a tie . The question was : Resolved : That the Pennsylvania Teacher Tenure Act would be amended to -permit the discharge of women teachers because of marriage . Members of the Sophomore team were : Roy Nichols , Jesse Gloster , and Theodore Bolden , who uphled the affrmative , Grant S . Shockley , Richard Willis , and Merrill E . Richardson , -Freshmen , defended the negative of the question , Professor J . Newton Hill and Mr . Ulysses G . Lee , of the English Department , were the judges .
DR . ALAINE LOCKE ON SIGMA PROGRA M [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
DR . ALAINE LOCKE ON SIGMA PROGRA M Dr . Alaine Leroy Locke , Professor Philosopher , Howard University , was guest speaker at the Thursday morning chapel hour , December 8 . Dr . Locke ’ s visit to Lincoln was sponsored by Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma franity in conjunction with its ‘ Educational Observance program . Everett A . _Hewlitt , presided _, Dr . Locke warned the student body that it must prepare for a new social order with a different set of values from the old . Only as the individaul incorporates these values into his life will he be able to fit into this new scheme .
The staff of the Line olnian [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
The staff of the Line olnian Announcemen t is planning a special pictorial and literary issue to be released soon after the Christmas holidays . This holiday will afford an opportunity for members of the student body to produce work which can be printed in this i-ssue of the Lincolnian . A few suggestions for the issue are short stories , poem s , feature stories , vignettes , _cartoons , -block cuts , photographs and tales .
Attention Thumbers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Attention Thumbers By J . W . Thomas At last something is being done for the cause of the -poor thumber . For a long -time those of us who do our traveling -by means of -that pleading ‘ wag of the digit , have been neglected . Why , we have stood faithfully for hours by the side of a highway through all types of weather only to be passed _, up time an-d _‘ _again by selfish motorists who zoom pas-t in their high-powered vehicles , some of them even mocking us as we display our most humble look and pleading thumb , At times we are even chased by State policemen , Something just -had to be do ne , for things are getting awful . One loyal Brother of the Ancient Order of Thumbwaggers ( Lincoln U . Pa : _cha-pter ) reported th-at he was forced to wait fifteen minutes the other day for a hop to Oxfo r d , during which time twenty ca rs passed him . What did they _~ ‘ xpec t , — for him to walk the whole four miles ? Surely they did riot expect him to ride a bus . Well , we who have been d...
Student - Relief Committee Needs At Least $75 , 000 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Student - Relief Committee Needs At Least $75 , 000 _-- Shangh ai—In a special memorandum outlining current needs for the present year , Dr . _. _1 _. Usang Ly , chairman of the National Student Relief Committee , -h-as informed the -Fund th-a-t a -minimum of $ 75 , 000 will -be needed , Of this amount it is hoped that at least $50 , 000 will come from the Far Eastern Student Service Fund . Relief needs are _ciivided into three types varying with the different cities , Dr . Ly poin-t s out . In cities which are normally great educational centers like Peiping , from which the -majority of students are evacuated , the pressing needs are ( 1 ) -travel subsidies to evacuating students , ( 2 ) , loans for living expenses , ( 3 ) providing hostels , and ( 4 ) arrange ment of supplementary classes for those who must remain . For those cities like Hankow and Changsha , through which students must -pass , liVing accommodations and travel subsidies are the greatest needs . Finally in those ci...
Students Given Chapel Periods _- Another forward step relative to student affairs has been taken at Lincoln . _- [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Students Given Chapel Periods _- Another forward step relative to student affairs has been taken at Lincoln . _- Tu-esday ~ _- November 29 , marked the first student chapel service . Henceforth students will be granted _twa -chapel periods per -month for the presentation and discussion -of vital questions . This arrangement is a distinct advantage over la-st year ’ s almost infrequent gathe _~ ings in the gymnasium , _from which members of the Faculty were virtually excluded . Now a chance is offered for students to -express themselves , to voice their grievances and , commendations , too , before the entire University . It is hoped that the best possible use will be made of this oppor tunity . It should not be expected , no r perhaps , is it desirable , that the student body should limit itself solely to local matters in these assembly periods . Proble ms b eyo n d the ca m p u s h ori z ons , issues of current interest in the world of affairs , these , th ~ -student-s should not s...
Village School Situation [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Village School Situation Elsewhere in this pa-per The Lincolnian reports the response it has receiv-ed from Harrisburg with regard to the local schools . As can be’ readily seen from these , an ~ change m ust be initiated by the local board of school direc-tor-s . Since th-e board seems content with the status quo , it is har _d ly possible that anything will be done without outside pressure , The plea , lack of funds p robably wil ] al ways be given . Since our last edition , The Lincolnian has lear ned tha t , even in the upper grades , on the second floor of the white school , the teacher has the different grades divided ‘ into sections . Section A will be composed of white pupils while section B will have Negroes only . Each section wil ] go to the blackboard separately . This is , of cou rse , an even _mora subtle and vicious policy than the separate school system . The - Lincolnian belie ves that both the Faculty _, especially those tax-paying members , and the student b-ody s...
F . E . S . S . F . In Dir e Need Of Funds ! [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
F . E . S . S . F . In Dir e Need Of Funds ! Writing from Shanghai on October 12 , Dr . Henry P . Van Dusen , chairman of the Far Eastern Student Service Fund , tells of visiting some of the students helped by last year ’ s fund . Peking students , -he comments , are under the immediate cloud of the _Ja-panese military ; they need every assistance and encouragement , Each of the students helped , Dr . Van Dusen continues , spoke with deep - feeling of their gratitude , several voicing the sentiment of -all when they said that they felt desperately isolated as though -all the world were against them , except for this demonstration of comrades-hip from the U . S . A . At Shanghai he met the 1 eade ~ sof the National and Local Cornrnittees , He was there on Chines&amp; Independence Day and found great -crowds celebrating and thestreets bedecked with C-hinese flags . Regarding the educational situ--ation Dr . _Van Dusen says , Yesterday I paid a hasty visit to the big office bui...
Notice , Dr . Imes [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Notice , Dr . Imes To utilize the Sunday morning chapel hour for a harangue again-st the student body is to display , not only a lack of apprecia tion of the purpose of Sabbath devotions _, but also extremely bad taste . The speaker Sunday , Dece mber 4 , was guilty -of this . Even granted that Dr . G . Lake Imes ’ statements were true : that Lincoln students , generally , ar e lacking in good manners ; slovenly in d-ress ; coa rse in language ; uninterested in cleanliness , both of per son and of dormitory ; and withou-t character—with all of which Th-e Lincolnian does not agree—yet a religious _service is not the place to have one ’s dir ty linen washed . The week-day chapel period -s , more secular in vein , are better suited for this ‘ purpose . Then , too , to place the blame for such a state : of affairs entirely upon the students and to absolve completely everyone else-, is , at most , mere sophism . No one who studies the problems , one confronts ‘ in a community such as thi...
Thanks To Greyhoun d [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Thanks To Greyhoun d All of us appreciate the humaneness of the driver oi the Greyhound bus who -aided the three students involved in the automobile accident , Monday morning , Novembe 28 . Had it not been for his prompt assistance the mer might have suffered severely in the bitter cold . Not only did he help then ~ to get back to the -school , but h-e did _ii most willingly and without charge . Surely such an act , and the attitude which fostered it , deserve only the high-e-st commendation . W-ere all operators of Greyhound busses as considerate as this one , Lincoln students would have no cause to complain . -
Don ’ t Violate Oxford Boycott [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Don ’ t Violate Oxford Boycott I-n spite of admonitions to the contrary , in spite of the student b oycott initiated by campu s organizations , in spite of the ‘ principle involved , in spite of the discriminatory policy in vogue , in spite of the stigma attached to any act of segregatio n , some Lincoln students still patronize the Oxford theatres . Self-prid e , race-pride—both are meaningless to these men ; apparently they would sell all to see a movie . -Elsewhere in The Lincolnian appears the names of some such students . In each issue this’ newspa’per will be glad to inform the student body of any others , if yo u will furnish us with their names ; the source _: of such information , of course , will be confidential .