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How To Bag [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
How To Bag Man ’ s a gregarious animal . He ’ s imposing , vainglorious , and as Machiavelli says in THE PRINCE , he must use his fellow man in order to gain his own ends . Now this brings us to Lincoln and American col-legi-ana , You freshmen who have just migrated to a place of higher ~ earning , one which is steeped in t radition , will be inducted in the ways and means of college life _sther than the walks , buildings , Alma Mater and green caps . Have you ever tried -bagging ? The term implies getting next to the professor , or going hunting for a ra-bbit . Upper classmen are well versed in the art , and it would amaze an erudite man to know the guile with which students go about -bagging their game . The formula for bagging is unbeatable . It has withstood the scourge of time , and the hoary moss of Lincoln has draped over Mr . Bagger , and it has become Lincolnese . Study these rules carefully , apply them at the opportune time and results will be ~ atisfactory if not downrig...
Sharps and Flats [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Sharps and Flats Have you -heard the suave swing of Glenn Miller ’ s Moonlight Serenade and Count ‘ Ba ~ ie ’s version of the same number ? Rave notices , are ‘ being -sent out from far and near concerning Pha Terrell ’ s falsettswing of What a Life , The play is to get the uncontrollable madam to the nearest gooner , insert a . sou therein , play Lunceford ’ s I Love You and if she doesn’t capitulate then , give up . Lend an ear to Ginny Sims souse P . M . The same G . M . has outdone himself with In the Mood . Artie Shaw , smart lad that he is , still alternates his torrid clarinetting and the dulcet singing of Helen Forrest , We’re all pulling for the swingsational Ella Fitzgerald who ’ s doing all right out Chi way . Swing fans will go wacky over her That ’ s All , Brother while sentimentalists are likely to swoon when’ they hear her treatment of What ’ s New ? Coming into the limelight on the campuses around the country are Van Alexander , Roy Eldridge , and Woody -Herman . Don...
Cam pus Trivia [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Cam pus Trivia U . Dramatists The Lincoln University Players held their initial meeting on Tuesday , September _26 . Elections were held to fill two vacancies which were created by J . Richie Cole- - man and Ernest Bouey who did not return to -school . John Thomas was elected Business Manager and Lincoln Pope , -secretary , to fill the vacancies . Jack Tracey , its president , announced that the group ’ s N . I . 0 . A . itinerary will not be as extensive as last year and will probabl y only include trips to Howard and Morgan , He stated that the players had been invited to New York again this year . Professor Hill , faculty adviser , stated that there will probably ‘ be a repeat performance of last year ’ s one-act plays and a full length production for each -semeste r . I . Willis Pinckett told of his experiences as an actor with Jasper Deeter ’ s Hedgerow Theatre during the summer months . The following Thursday evening reading and acting trials were given to both old and new men...
Letters To Editor [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Letters To Editor Mail Comes Through Little do they care or even think if we -come or stay away forever , Our little nickels and dimes mean less to them than the mere ftct In -sleet or snow , wind or rain , the U . S . Mail comes through to Lincoln—and how ! If you are fortunate enough to be physically bestowed with the brawn and muscle necessary to shove your way through a milling throng , you might receive your mail . Otherwise , the patience of a Job and the endurance of a disciple of Yogi is necessary . Are the mailmen allergic to white coats and brass trays , or is it the fault of the ‘ branch of the institution- known as the administration , that we have to receive our mail from a small cubby-hole in Cresson Hall ? We are -sincerely hoping that -something will be done to improve this inconveniencing situation . —GLEN FOWLKES that we can be pushed around . The -only question remains—Are we going to stand idly -by like little Milquetoasts and say we shall ‘ boycott that theatre ...
N . Y . Club [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
N . Y . Club The purpose of the New York Club of Lincoln University is to promote interest in the University a-mong high school students in New York City and the five boroughs , in New York City . Also to help finance the education of a limited number of promising young , students . Due to such an unusually large increase in the number of New York men among the present Freshman Class the club feels that its work in this capacity , as an auxiliary of the New ‘ York Alumni has not -been in vain , _- The club -begins its third year in the interest of Lincoln University with optimism , and immediate plans for sending a number of capable speakers to high schools and reputable youth groups and clubs in the New York Area . Y Cab inet Meets John Thomas , president of the _Lincol , n Y . M . C . A . cabinet , stated _‘ _it the first meting in the Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel that the Y . M . C . A . would strive to interest the student body with its various programs for the coming year . T...
Introspection [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Introspection To do their work ‘ in this day and age and to fulfil ] their responsibility to our democratic way of life our universities must be left free , as the pioneer was free , to explore new regions and report upon wha-t they find . Can the university lose step with life and accept the command , Mark time , just to insure its own security and perpetuatio n ? The pioneers of our states did -not accept such doctrine . They -asked the universities to seek truth where it might be found , i n t he fields , the forests , the laboratories and libraries and in the hearts and minds of men . The march of events and of time has carried our universities from the world of the western frontier to the complex and vastly different world of today . They have grown ; they have adapted themselves to c-hange ; they have met challenges that could scarcely have been forseen . There are dark shadows over the world ; there are univers ’ities that are hollow shells , with freedom of inquiry and freed...
J ump and J ive [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
J ump and J ive First , may I welcome all you guys , old and new , back to the old institute of higher learning . Pay strict attention preps tc this column because it will -be worth your while to get hep to the jive and keep you from being a drag to the campus . All you little preps better bring out your old clothes and save all those fine fronts for Sunday . The stately seniors might get jealous if you don ’t . _I understand that the Lincoln sports were pounding out the main stems throughout the metropolitan and seashore cities this summer . They tell me that New York was jumping as usual . In fact , it was jumping to _tuch an extent that it put Frankie Williams to bed — ‘ better take it easy Frankie . Speaking of Frankie reminds me that the campus has another cosmopolite in the pleasng personality of Frankie Bourne . Welcome to Lincoln , Frankie . I hope you will enjoy the life that only Lincoln can provide . Buddy Fowler was seen in New York quite often this summer—who is she Bud...
Segregation At Oxford Theatre [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Segregation At Oxford Theatre How long are we going to be herded together like common sheep ? How long are we going to -allow ourselves to -be pushed around like insignificant particles of dust ? The answer i-s a very simple one , We will ‘ be pushed around , mistreated and rightfully so , until we have the backbone , the courage and the guts to demand our rights and take them ! The law is on our side . The law protects us . It gives us the right to sit where we please . The law denounces segregation as unlawful . The law stands by us , ‘ but do we stand ‘ by the law ? No , we meekly agree to boycott that particular theatre . In plain -words , we are admitting our weakness as a race , and -are also admitting that we are satisfied in being pushed around ! Some say that by boycotting that particular theatre , they lose our attendance . What a _for _pc !
Rabble Band [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Rabble Band The University Swing Band has been reorganized for the coming school year . _- Of last year ’s outfit , three men are resuming work and John Hutto , Freshman from Chester , Pennsylvania , is replacing George Williams as trumpet player and James Sims may not be pianist this year . John Doggett and Cleo Palmer , tenor saxophone and alto saxophonemen respectively , and George Twine the drummer are back to work . John Doggett is taking over the managerial post , thus removing the necessity of an extra man . To date , the -band is scheduled to play for the Varsity Club ’ s Home Coming dance and several other engagements in nearby towns and villages are -being discussed . The -band will enlarge its number as talent appears and there is a special desire for a bass fiddle player .
The Movie-Go-Round [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
The Movie-Go-Round By _I _. N . Perry Pygmalion was presented to the _student ‘ body last Saturday . George Bernard Shaw ’ s treatment of the tale of the transformation of a London flower girl into a well groomed , seemingly well cultured womall , was a bit fantastic but was good entertainment .. Leslie Howard portrayed the part of the teacher and cultivator while Wendy Hiller was perfectly cast as the girl wonder . Both actors gave good performances and Miss Hiller was a new thrill to the audience , Even in the first scenes one was struck by the charm which neither rags , poor speech , nor filth could -hide . Her evolution into the glowing woman
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
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 , Penna . _- EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief _.....,..,. ...,.,.,..,,. ,,., Jack C . Tracey , ‘ 40 Managing Editor Jesse Oloster , ‘ 41 Sports Editor John W . Thomas , ‘ 40 Business Manager . , . . . ,. . .. ,,, . , . _, . .. Grant S . Shock ley , ‘ 42 Feature Editor _.,.,.,,,,,,, _~~~ , _,,,,,,,,,,,, I . Newton Perry , ‘ 41 News Editor _,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Har old L . Gre gory , ‘ 40 Circulation Manage _i- _.,.,.,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Exchange Editor ..,,.,,,,,,,,., .,,.,.,,,,, Herbert Gould , ‘ 40 Staff Photographers Paul Williams , ‘ 42 ; Robert Smith , ‘ 43 ‘ Joseph _Allmand , ‘ 43 ; Marcus Moore , ‘ 43 Staff Cartoonists ,, ..., Edward Maddox , ‘ 43 ; Joh n Doggett , ‘ 42 ; Frank Doggett _. ‘ 42 Albert Jones , ‘ 42 _’ Paul Jackson , ‘ 41 C . Warren Smith , ‘ 41 George Tw...
Student Summer Activities [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Student Summer Activities By _I _. N . Perry Lincoln ’ s students were flung _‘ --fararrd _’ -wide during the summer months . Searching for jobs and recreation sent our students from Maine to Florida and as far west _as St . Louis . Reggie Young saw Chicago , St . Louis , Baltimore , Detroit , and New York , from the cook ’ s window on the B . and 0 . The World’s Playground ( being your own toys ) afforded employment and amusement to ‘ Briggie B r o w n , John W . Thomas , Jim Baker , Bill Ramsey , T oe Fugett , Roy Nichols , Jimsie Lewis , Buddy Fowler , George Peter Crump , Frank Doggett , Huss Mason , and Howie Payne . Charleston ’ s favorite son , Russ Tracey , worked at home as lifeguard and playground instructor . Rochester Garnere was back at his customary post in Gishkin ’ s Tailoring Emporium . Abie Barefield beat the rush by peddling Chr istm as car ds ! Playboy Batipps decorated the Friends ’ school in Media . We wonder if that ’ s ~ form of war insurance ? Asbury Park sa...
BOOK REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
BOOK REVIEW By Harold L . Gregory SCHOOL FOR BARBARIANS ’ By Er ika Mann From the abüE&amp; _~~ it 1 y _’ ’ ~ _i’ftdd Mann family come _~ ’ _, ~ _M-iss Erika Mann , daughter of th _~ renowned , ~ elf-exiled Thomas Man ’ n , to score once -again , ’ this _tin’ie with her critique on the ~ Nazi educational system . This is not Miss Mann ’ s first excursion into the realm of politics . One remembers her political drama , Peppermill , which she wrote and directed herself , and which ran for more than a thousand performances in six countries , Since coming to the United States Miss Mann has lectured widely on Nazi Germany , Her most -heartening note , vocalized or written , is her faith in America n Democracy . Many years ago when Adolph Hitler was still an obscure Austrian ex-corporal , he uttered the maxim , Whoever ha-s the youth , has the future . In her School For Barbarians , Miss Mann damningly shows how far Der Fuehrer has gone in warping pliable young minds to ‘ blend wi...
Prep Threat Loo ms In Inter -Class Games [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
Prep Threat Loo ms In Inter -Class Games Contributed by Harold Pierce . C-6 Tradition says the Frosh will whip the Sophs when they meet on the gridiron in late November . However the frosh not only have tradition on their side , but a few encouraging facts as well . If weight is a deciding factor , the preps should fare well , as their average line weight is 165 pounds with a 145 pound backfield , Then too , if experience means anything at all , the preps are far from being laggards . Hailing from Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City , is James Morgan with two years ’ experience on Varsity at fullback position for which he received his letter . Egg Harbor High , ( N . J . ) contributes Tom Teagle , who plays right end . Teagle states , My -main -ambition is to kill the sophs . Atlantic City High sends Edward Maddox and Joe Alimond _, ‘ both having played for the A . C . Giants . Maddox and _Allmond played guard and tackle positions respectively . Incidentally , the A . C . Giants...
HONOR ROLL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1939
HONOR ROLL Magna Cum Laude Charles Douglass Bonner ’ Cum Laude John Oliver Beckwith , Miltoii Reid Brooks , John Brelan Falconer , William Edward Griggs , Joseph Jeffrey Higgs , Lindsay Thompson Jack-son , Arthur Leon Johnson , Jr ., Walter Irvin Johnson . Jr ., Abraham Leonidas Lanier , Francis Nwia-kofi Nkrumah , LeRoy Patrick , John Benjamin Ran--dolph , Elbert Crutcher Robinson , Charles Errington Simmons , Jr ., Harry Lee Thomas , Bernard Bruce Tilden , Martin Vincent Waters . HONOR MEN—1938-1939 Junior Class Second Group—Charles Irwin Daniels , Carlton Eric Ford , Francis LaFenus Hutchins , Joseph Harold Nichols , John Coleridge Tracey . Sophomore Class First Group—Paul Henry Jackson . Second Group—St . Julian De Costa , Jr ., Thomas Di-ckens , Glenn Claeborne Fowlkes , Bayles Dabney Fox , Oswald Warrington Hoffler , Wilfrid Aloysius James , Felix I _. tzoan Lindo , Henry Haywood Mitchell , III , Rufus Burton Shorter , Jr ., Conrad Warren Smith , Franklin Hall Williams , Josep...