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Improvements Help _Beautify Cam pus [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Improvements Help _Beautify Cam pus Lincoln University really extended a cordial invitation to its freshmen and a pleasant welcome to the upper classes this fall with the many improvements made during _th ~ _3 _un ~~ cr ~~~~~~ On arriving we notice that the banks on either side of the arch have been resodded and fenced , Walking under the arch to register we behold several new walks . As we enter the administration building we are surprised to see many changes have taken place . Separate offices ‘ have been constructed , new equipment and flooring installed and fresh paint applied throughout . In general , it would ‘ be a most cheerful place to visit did it not still house the source of fear so prevalent among Lincoln students , namely , the Deans , Registrars , and Business Manager ’s office . We go a little farther and see the new book store and post-of-fice . This is undoubtedly the highlight of our tour for now they • have provided private combination mail boxes for each student...
ROBERT C . WEAVER Funds Disposal Questioned by Y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
ROBERT C . WEAVER Funds Disposal Questioned by Y Last year when we returned to school we were informed , somewhat to our dismay , that the campus Forum had been dissolved , and that its function and budget had been incorporated under the faculty Committee on Lectures and Recitals . Although the funds ( for this purpose ) came from the students’ activities fee , and the student body had , in no way , been consulted on this matter , nothing was said , mainly bei ~ _se it ~ w ~~~ reaifre _1 that the student committee had not done as good a job as it could have . We even went so far as to believe that the new arrangement would be more efficient . Also , when the YMCA Cabinet was approached for an appropriation to augment this fund , it gladly consented . Thus , a large fund for lectures and recitals was created and we looked forward to having at least one artistic presentation on the campus last year . We all are aware of the fact that no such presentation occurred , so far as the commi...
Student Council Outline s Program [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Student Council Outline s Program Addressing the student body , in the University chapel , on Thursday morning , September 26 , Roy Nichols , President of the Student Council , outlined the Council program for the school year 1940-41 . If we were to adopt a slogan for the year it would be ‘ For Student Welfare and Civic Betterment’ , said Mr . Nichols , in his open-statement . According to the plan outlined by the President , the Couticil , in order to carry forward its program with maximum effectiveness , _v _. ~ ill subdivide itself into five working departments ; The Department of Health , Mr . Lendall Chase and Mr . Edward Maddox , to supervise dormitory cleanliness ; Enlightenment , Mr . Henry Mitchell and Joseph Hall , to coordinate and publish a schedule of the meeting time of all official campu ~ organizations ; Student Cooper ation , I . Newton Perry and Wilf r ed Ja mes , to report to the Council those students who persist in working to the disadvantage of the campus commu...
Base Located South of Oxford [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Base Located South of Oxford No longer will dead soldiers rain from the windows of the dormitories , but from clouds as Lincoln _students prepare to take to the air in preparation for participation in the huge defense program of the United States . Beginning October 17 , extending to January 31 , flight training will be instituted here giving 35 to 50 hours of flight instruction to Lincoln students _1 etween the ages of 19 and 25 , inclusive . The CAA , which was organized three years ago to foster interest in amateur flying , ‘ has gained the interest of c o _11 e g e students throughout the country . The course covers six hours of study weekly . Two hours of nieterology in charge of Professor Cole ; two hours of navigation in charge of Dr . Havilland , and two hours of flight theory in charge of a CAA flight instructor . The course leads to a securing of a private pilot’s license and _ihe government will t h en invest $355 _, _00 per man for further flight instruction . The Oxford...
New Professors Added To Lincoln Facult y This Year [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
New Professors Added To Lincoln Facult y This Year Among the new additions to the faculty are Professors Waters Turpin and Peter Carter in the Department of English . Mr . Turpin will ‘ be remembered for his authoring of These Low Grounds and the more recent 0 Canaan ! . He comes to Lincoln from Morgan where he also taugh t English . Mr . Carter has been located in the British West Indies prior to his coming to this university . Mr . Carter is a native of England and is a graduate of Oxford , Besides his courses in English , he is also offering a course in the appreciation of art . Mr . Herman P . Bailey , ‘ 38 , is a new addition to the Education department and is assisting Coach Manuel Rivero with the coaching of the football team . While a student at Lincoln , Mr . Bailey was an honor student and a captain of the football team , Since his graduation , he has been principal of a junior high school near Petersburg , Virginia and he has obtained his Master of Arts degree in Educatio...
Weaver , Tobias In Defense Post s [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Weaver , Tobias In Defense Post s NEW YORK . _—Robert C . Weaver , for seven years an integral part of President Roosevelt ’ s New Deal family , was recently named administrative assistant in the labor supply division of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense . In his new capacity , Dr . Weaver not only will help shape the policies of the commission , but will _le in position to advise on Negro affairs . A few months after President Roosevelt took office , Dr . Weaver was app . ointed associate advisor on economic status of , the Negro in the Department of the Interior . Later on , he _becan’ie advisor on Negro affairs in that department , where he served as consultant in the ~ housing division of the Public Works Administration . The appointment of Dr . Chanfling H . _Tobias , of the National Council of the Y . M . C . A ., as a member of ~ the six-man committee to advise and assist in the co-ordi-nating ~ f _plans for the drafting of manpower under the Selectiv...
Former Student Honored Again [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Former Student Honored Again It ’ s time to stand up and cheer again . _Lincoln -s once so-called mad musician is achieving even greater heights in the field of music . The appearance of his compositions last spring convinced us that he had great possibilities . Although he is still climbing in composition and arrangement , he gained new honors last summer as a tympanist . He was appointed to this position in the Philadelphia NYA Symphony , which is soon to be heard in his first composition for full orchestra , Negra . To add to all this , we are now informed that this organization , of which he is the first Negro member , won the national award ~ or NYA orchestras and was to broadcast over a coast to coast CBS hookup Sept . 29 . Student ’ s Grandfa ther Succumbs Franklin Hall Williams , Senior in the College , returned home Thursday morning because of the death of his grandfather , Thaddeus Lowry . As the LINCOLNIAN was going to press , funeral arrangements had not been completed ,...
Dean Wilson , Students At F . & M . College [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Dean Wilson , Students At F . &amp; M . College Dean Frank T . Wilson , ‘ 21 , together with students from the Seminary and the College attended a Seminary on Worship as a Resource for a living , at Franklin and Marshall College , Lancaster , Pa ., Friday , October 4 . Sponsored ‘ by the College Christian Association at Franklin and Marshall , the Seminar was led by Dr . Howard Thurman of the School of Religion of Howard University . Following the seminar , the Lincoin delegates , Louis Logan , John Doggett , Harold Wood , and Louis Perry , planned an exchange of visits with the Franklin and Marshall students over the year . Other colleges from the surrounding area were represented .
Prof . Hill and Young Attend Debate Meet [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Prof . Hill and Young Attend Debate Meet Professor Joseph Newton Hill , ‘ 20 , and Virgil Young , Senior in the College , attended the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania De- ‘ bating Association at Harrisburg , Pa . Purpose of the meeting is to discuss debating policies and procedure , decide upon standard debate topics , and for the various schools to contact one another and arrange debating schedules . The Association includes the greater nuthber oi _colleges an ~ universities in the state including Franklin &amp; Marshall , Temple , Juniata , Susquehanna , St . Joseph’s , Penn State , Lafayette , and Moravian .
" 1941 Ford—2 Bits " [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
1941 Ford—2 Bits Twenty-five cents equals one 1941 Ford ! You students of mathematics , as well as others , will probably object to such a preposterous equation but it ’ s literally true . I had no idea of actually winning when I purchased the ticket , declared Professor Walter E . Waring when asked about his good fortune . The lucky ticket was bought by Mr . Waring at St . Barnabas Church , Philadelphia , w h e r e there is held annually a raffle for benefit of the church ’ s charities . This year It was Mr . Waring who found himself the surprised and happy owner of the automobile ,
fight [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
fight ~ That measure iñsu ~ res the Negro volunteer , or the draftee , from being arbitrarily incorporated into a labor battalion or stevedore regiment . It forces the War Department to accept Negro volunteers in all branches of the service ; marine , artillery , aviation , engineers , intelligence and the mechanical units of the army as well as the regular army units like the infantry : and cavalry . Other legislation past or pending makes it possible for Negro mechanics to obtain work in any plant manufacturing war implements for the Federal Government . In other words , there is to be no discrimination in employment in the Government ’ s vast re-armament program .
M ale Chorus Will ‘ Sing For Seniors [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
M ale Chorus Will ‘ Sing For Seniors In : _an effort to raise money to facilitate the publication of the 1941 Yearbook , the Senior class wiR pres ent ‘ the Linco ln Univer- • sity Male Chorus in concert at _Phfladejphi a on November 8 , 1940 . This affair ‘ will be held at the McDowell Presbyterian Church , 21 st : street and _‘ _IColumbla Avenue , at ~ 8 ~ 3 O p . . m . _it _Lis _h oped that every student , and particularl y ; every senior , will lend his _full cooperation to the _~ _uccea ~ of’ this affair . Ticket s may be obtained ‘ from ‘ members of the Yearbook ’ . statf .
To Be Held This Fall [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
To Be Held This Fall _Fr aternit y Dances ‘ Tentative plans reveal that the Omega Psi Phi annual dance will be ~~ the 1 st of November and the Kappa Alpha Psi affair on November 15 th . The music for the Omega dance will be furnished by Pancho Diggs . The Kappa dance will be given in conjunction with their Silver Anniversary and annual Freshman Oratorical Contest .
Book Review " These Low Grounds " [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Book Review These Low Grounds by Waters Edward Tur _pin ( Harper ’s New York , 1937 pp 344 ) by _ii _. A . B . Jones-Quarte y Almost any book portraying the life of the Negro in American society in any western society—is naturally bound to be more or less a tale of woe , and Mr . Turpin ’ s first novel is no exception . Indeed , it goes three better than that , for These Low Grounds is the story of four generations of tragedy . True , we have at the end a hint of the happy-ever-after destiny in favor of the fourth generation , But that is only on the romantic side . Before he reaches the agonizing point at which ‘ he gives up the race-fight ‘ for love and personal security , Jimmy-Lew Grundy ’ s dearest hope , that of building a ‘ good school for the Negro children of Shrewsbury , on the East ’ n Sho’ o’ Maryland , is blasted to earth by a lynch outrage which leaves his young strength completely spent . Thus he becomes the inheritor of an unbroken tradition of tragedy , even though ...
El Club Cerv antes [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
El Club Cerv antes Science Club New 8 During the second ‘ semester ’ of the last school year , a few students at Lincoln University whose native language is Spanish established a Spanish Club under the name of El Club Cervantes . The principal aim of this Club is to promote conversational Spanish among students studying that particular language . The _Cul’b has correspondence with Cuba , Puerto Rico , Mexico , and several countries of South America . Plans are being made to exchange newspapers and magazines with th ese countries . Most of the contacts are with schools and colleges . Among the various items planned for this year are : ( 1 ) Extensive representation at the international groups in Philadelphia and New York . The Club usually selects one of its members to give short speeches at the different meetings of International Clubs or Spanish Clubs . During the Spring , the Club hopes to participate in the Latin-American _orogram at Columbia University , New York City . ( 2 ) An...
Seminar y Notes [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Seminar y Notes The Theology Seminary has ) pened its scholastic year 194041 . Among the entire group of seminary students there seems to be an increase of eagerness and enthusiasm _. Those who returned to resume their work are Messrs . John Louis Logan , Marion , N . C . ( Middle Class ); William Howard Montague , Fayetteville , N . C . ( Middle Class ); F . Nwia-kofi Nkrumah , Gold Coast , A f r i c a ( Middle Class ); E . A . Hewlett , _Berm uda Hundred , Va . ( Senior ) . To this number have been added the following new students : Messrs ., K . A . Sloan , Jr ., New Orleans , La . ; Alfred Campbell , West Monroe , La . ; Joseph Beatty , Savannah , Ga . ; Reginald 3 . Daniels , Orangeburg , S . C . ; and R . I . P . Boone , Rockingh am , N . C . The Seminary seems to afford a lasting impression to its new students in that the atmosphere , In which they now find themselves , is enhancing the spirit of enthusiasm which led them to the classic ’ walls of Lincoln University . It is t...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
THE LINCOLNIAN Published by the students of Lincoln University semi-monthly , during school year Entered as second class matter at the Lincoln University Post Office , Lincoln University , Penna . BOARD OF EDITORS Editor-in-Chief Jesse Gloster , ‘ 41 Mana ging Editor George Twine , ‘ _42 News Editor Glenn Fow _lkes , ‘ 41 Feature Editor I . Newton Perry , ‘ 41 Sports Editor James K . Baker , ‘ 41 BUSINESS DEPA RTMENT Business Manager Grant Shockley , ‘ 42 Circulation Manager Winston Douglas , ‘ 41 REPORTORIAL STAFF W . Garfield Wilkerson , ‘ 41 Harold Pierce , ‘ 43 Judge Page , ‘ 43 St . Julian _Dc Costa , ‘ 41 Henry Mitchell , ‘ 41 ‘ Maurice B . Anderson , ‘ 41 James Parker , ‘ 42 Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Paul Williams , ‘ 42 ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $ 1 . 00 Mail all subscriptions to Winston Douglas , Lincoln University , Penna . Volume _XII _. OCTOBER 7 , 1940 ‘ Number 1
asked a friend , " How did you like the Rev . Doctor ’ s sermon on ‘ Faith ?’ " His friend replied , _" Oh , it was excellent ! Fine and edify- [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
asked a friend , How did you like the Rev . Doctor ’ s sermon on ‘ Faith ?’ His friend replied , _ Oh , it was excellent ! Fine and edify- ing ! Thereupon a college student interrupted and said , I do not believe in Faith . Faith , said the young Seminarian , does not , exist in a vacuum . For ’ Faith to work it would require action , We live because we have _F _’ aith ~ . We are in school for the preparation of finding our place in this chaotic world . I may be in , the army tomorrow ; without Faith I would ’ not be here . We believe that we ’ have a place in the world and , that we have set ourselves to discover it . Tongue-tied by the admonition ~ of the young Theologian , ’ the college student took ‘ a deep _~ ’ _bréath and said , Faith or no Faith , I want practical religion ! We , are living in a materialistic world . Chemistry , Biology , Physics , and Modern Economics have ‘ proved that , and we must keep apace with the tides , Religion ’ , Faith ’ and all must justify their...