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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
- _- THE LINCOLNIAN Published by the students of Lincoln University _bi-w-eekly , during school year Entered as second class matter at the Lincoln University Post Office , Lincoln University , Pennsylvania ’ EDI TORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief LeRoy Patrick , ‘ _311 Managing Editor Jesse Gloster , ‘ 41 Sports Edi tor John W . Thomas , 40 Business Manager Jack C . Tracey , ‘ 40 Circulation Mana ger J oseph Woods , ‘ 40 Albert Jones , ‘ 42 C . Warren Smith , ‘ 41 Grant Shockley , ‘ 42 Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 — Charles D . Bonner , ‘ 39 ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $1 . 00 Mail all subscriptions -to Jack Tracey , Lincoln University , Penna . Volume VI December 17 , 1938 . Number 4
Grid Season Closes ; - Bisons Gore Lions 6-0 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Grid Season Closes ; - Bisons Gore Lions 6-0 Howard Scores In- First Period ; Lincoln Threatens In Second An inspired Howard Bison gored a potent but an in-famously hapless Lincoln Lion just once in -their 33 rd Thanksgiving Day clash but th-at once was sufficient t ~ humble the proud Lion in defeat - to the tune ~ 6-0 an : i to _bring its _seauin to a dismal _fin s , The contest , -though played amid a biting snowstorm and bitter -cold , was not altogether lacking in color . 4 , 000 chilled , but loyal , fans were thrilled time and time again as the ancient rivals battled for honor of school , self , and coach on a field coated with ice and lashed with wind , The traditional classic has been severely criticized because it is supposed to have become merely a fashion -s-how for the ladies and a meeting-place for old grads . However , the weatherman did not permit very much of this on Turkey Day in the Cap itol city . Instead , some excellent football an d a very fine spirit which bor...
Basketball Outlook - - _- Encourages Coaches [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Basketball Outlook - - _- Encourages Coaches Pre-Season Warm-Up Tilts Show Promise Now that the Turkey Day gridiron classics are history , King Football has been forced from the limelight and preparations are being made for the increasingl y pop ular -sport , baske tball , -Coach Rivero ’ s -call for candidates received a very enthusiastic response . A-t present over twenty men are contending for Varsity -posts and- are being rounded into sh ape by stiff nightly practices . With the addition of several promising freshmen and the return of last season ’ s mainstays , expectations for a successful season -are unusually bright . In fact , there _. are -hopes that this year ’ s squad will reach the heights achieved by the crack 1936-37 combination . It possesses size , -strength , shooting -prowess and speed , all the -prerequisites to mold it into a smooth-working team , Basketball throughout the entire C , I , A . A ., circuit is expected to strike a new high this season . In all prob...
Frosh Routs Sophs , 21-0 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Frosh Routs Sophs , 21-0 In the second half the Sophomore -spiri t as well as line was bolstered somewhat , and they were able to hold the romping Freshmen pony backs to ohe tally . This was scored after another Soph fumble and Parker once again recovered , this time on the Soph ten yard line . Robinson , Frosh fullback , plunged across from the eight to score and in the next play , plun ged across again for the extra point . At this time , the Sophomores began- their belated attack . Clicking offensively , they drove 60 yards to the Prep 4 yard line , Here the Frosh line stiffened and had held off two plunges when the final whistle blew . Bolden , shifty Soph back was the spearhead of this drive , reeling off two long runs , and almost slipping into the clear each time . _Millbourne , Robinson and Mills led the Freshman attack , with Parker , Cobbs and Sommerville played a sterling defensive game . For the Sophs , Bolden was a con- : stant threat and Gamble ’ s long high -punts , a...
LIONS WIN TWO COURT BATTLES [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
LIONS WIN TWO COURT BATTLES The 1938 version of the Lincoln Lion basketeers in making its debut was rather- hard -pressed to _su bdue a stubborn Benezet five of Philadelphia in the first half of a twin -bill played here on the campus , Wedn esday , December 7 . Though appearing shaky in spots , the Lions displayed immense po wer and a-gain should go places this year -if they can be rounded into a smooth-working unit . Sparked by the _- steady , capable Honey and a sharp-shoot-ing freshman ) in the person of long , lanky Ernie Young , erstwhile Trenton High star , the Lions pulled the game out of the fi re on several occasions , They managed to maintain a substantial lead throughout and finished on the long end of the score , 54 to 46 , The second fray was played against the Wilmington Comets , The closely--played first half ended with the score _6-0 in favor of Lincoln . Play in the second half was much faster , -and with every man having seen action , the game ended with the Lions ...
GRIDMEN FETED - [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
GRIDMEN FETED - The third annual banquet in honor of -the varsity football team took place on Friday , December 9 , in the McCauley Refectory . This affair has -been given each year since 1936 under the auspices of the Chester County Alumni Association . For the -past two years it has been given in the West Chester Community Center . Coach Rivero was not present because he had to attend the C . I . A . A ,, meeting on December 9-10 at Bluefield State Teachers College in West Virginia . Sport writers of the leading Negro journals were invited , a celebrity in the world of sports appeared as the guest of honor . This affair was introduced by the Chester County Alumni in the interest of creating a new era in football at Lincoln , and indirectly of improving the athletic policy of this institution .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
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Administration Proposes Chan ges In Sprin g Social Fraternit y Pr o g r a rn s [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Administration Proposes Chan ges In Sprin g Social Fraternit y Pr o g r a rn s Objects To Num erous Social Affai rs _-- _- To revise the spring social program of the University , it is reported that the administration has four proposals in view . First , to permit only one inter-fraternity dance sponsored jointly by the four fraternities ; second , to permit two fraternity dances , ’ each dance being sponsored by two groups jointly ; th-ird , to permit each group to give an individual dance every alternate year and to allow , possibly , two per year ; fourth , to spread the social calendar throughout the school year rather than the -second semester only . No one of these proposals meets with the endorsement of any _ol the -fraternities . They object to the first on the ground that interfraternity dissension would develop over such thin-gs as the amount of the tax , the decora-ti-ons , the number and apportionment of invitations , the general management of the affair , and the fact t...
" Linco-inian " Receives Response Relative To Village Schools [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Linco-inian Receives Response Relative To Village Schools Pe nna . Dept s . Of Public In _str uction And Health ,- Answer Editor 8 ’ Queries From the Department of Public Instruction , Harrisburg , came this interesting reply to a letter from The Lincolnian : We note the deplorable conditions surrounding the schools in the Lower Oxford District and are wholly in sympathy with any movement to bring about an improvement either in the physical plant or the educational organization . Unfortunately , this Department has no au-thority to initiate the desirable changes which you -sug--gest . This is a matter which comes within the province of the local board of school directors . If conditions are as deplorable as your letter seems to indicate , we would suggest that you direct the matter -to the Department of Health which has the authority to close a school because of unsanitary conditions . Again , if the building is unsafe , the Department of Labor and Industry has the authority to cond...
Ka ppa Alpha Psi Elects Officers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Ka ppa Alpha Psi Elects Officers The officers of- Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity for the coming year are : Charles M . Brown , Polemarch ; Philip Randolph , v ice polemarch ; St . Julian DeCosta , keeper of records ; _Russel Tracy , exchequer ; Robert Hyde , strategus ; Charles Daniels , it . strate--gus ; Paul Harris , -grand historian and reporter ; Ernest Green , chaplain ; and Maurice Anderson , pariamentaria _i _’ _i . Plans for the annual oratorical contest have been made , Notices have been posted , for benefit of the Freshmen planni ng to enter the contest . The contest will be held during the second semester . Kappa Alpha Psi will he holding i-ts anniversary week program the second semester . Prizes for the contest winners _wii 1 be : for first place , a silver loving cup ; second place , a _I medal . Two members of Epsilon Chap- _I ter are officers of the North Eastem Region , which consists of the _I States , Pennsylvania , Ohio , New York , and Massachusetts . The men are : ...
L .-A Dorm Council Thankful For Help [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
L .-A Dorm Council Thankful For Help The Lin-coln-Ashmun Committee ex-presses _its -thanks to the ad-minist-ration-, professors , students , friends , -and ladies auxiliaries for -contributing to make a dream into a reality . As a result of their help the committee was able to collect a total of $156 . 00 durin-g the Feb .-June semester of 1938 . Of this amount $128 . 00 has been spent in furnishing the room with minor articles of furniture ; the University bough t the -modern parlor -set . Thus , a balanc e of $27 . 92 remains in the dormitory fund . Anyone interested may obtain -an itemized account of expenditures from -the office of the Dean of Men , Additional contributions tc ~ the fund may be made by those who desire through -Professor Frank T . Wilson , Dean of Men . The committee wishes to encourage the faculty , too , -to use the _Lincoln-Ashmun Blue Room -as a medium whe-re a closer relationship may be developed between student s and teachers ,
Tryouts To Be Held For Debatin g [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Tryouts To Be Held For Debatin g T-ri-als for the Varsi-ty Debating Team were held Tuesday night , December 13 , 1938 , in the chapel at 8 ~~ . m , Contestants were requ-ired to prepare six arguments : one for each side of the three following questions : 1 . _1 ~ esolved : That the United States should establish a miii--tary alliance with Grea-t , Britain . 2 . Resolved : That the Congress for Industrial Organizations ( C . I . O . ) should uni-te with the American Federation of Labor ( A . F . L . ) to form one national labor organization . 3 . Resolved : That the United States should admit -refugee Jews of Europe a-n d Asia . ( This question presupposes that su-ch immigrants fulfill the requirements of literacy , moral character , etc ., required by the presen-t law .
Local N . A . A . C . P . In Cha pel Pro gr am [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Local N . A . A . C . P . In Cha pel Pro gr am Continuing its series of Campus Awareness programs the student Council delegated , Tuesday , December 13 , to the local student branch of the N . A . A . C . P . Af-ter a poem , read by J . Richie Coleman , Abraham Lanier , president of the local -branch , gave a short history of the local- chapter and a brief survey of the interests of the national organization . MrJ Lanier also encouraged students to join the N . A . A . C . P ., in order to help in _d im-m ating social injustices .
Prof . Dor 8 ey A Jud ge [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1938
Prof . Dor 8 ey A Jud ge Twenty-five directors of choirs and musical- -groups in the city of Philadelphia , who are participants in the city-wide Choir Contest , have unanimously selected Prof . James E , Dorsey , the head of our music department , as one of three judges . The Choir Contest is being sponsored by the Philadelphia Tribune and will take place on wednesday , January 4 , 1939 at Tindley Temple .