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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 7 October 1940
Angelo Masci TAILOR Dry Cleaning and Repai ring Oxford , Penna . Attention , Students _I Simon ’ s Men ’ s Store will suppl y all of your fall sport and dre ss needs . DRESS SHIRTS All’ Colors and Quality 98 c up Cama - Spun Sweaters $1 . 98 up Cama - Spun Sport Coats $1 . 98 - $2 . 98 Sport ‘ and Dress Slacks $1 . 98 up Mens ’ Hose — 25 c Samples 15 c up Shoes in all the latest fall styles — Black , Brown , and spor t styles—leather and crepe soles . $1 . 95 up _’SIMONS Men ’ s S : tore Oxford , ’ Pa
War Dep artm ent Adopts New Policy Towar d Negro On Demands Of Roosevelt [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
War Dep artm ent Adopts New Policy Towar d Negro On Demands Of Roosevelt Freshm en Come Res ult of Meeting With From Wide Area Negro Leaders Sept . 27 Washington , D . C . — President Roosevelt ordered the War Department today to put into effect immediately a policy providing that the services of Negroes will be utilized on a fair and equitable ‘ basis in the national defense program . Announcing the President ’ s action , Stephen Early , press secretary , said it followed a conference Mr . Roosevelt had September 27 th with Negro leaders and Secretary of the Navy , Knox , and Assistant Secretary of War , Patterson . Early said Patterson thereafter submitted a statement of policy which the President approved . It was given out at the White House thusly : It is the policy of the War Department that the services of Negroes will ‘ be utilized on a fair and equitable ‘ basis . In 1 _in _~ e with this policy , provision will ‘ be made as follows : 1 . The strength of the Negro personnel ...
139 Lincoinmen Register For Military Service Under U . S . Selective Service Act [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
139 Lincoinmen Register For Military Service Under U . S . Selective Service Act Second Negro Stamp Issued Washington , D . C— The second Negro stamp within a 6 month _I pe riod , will be issued • by the Post _I Office Department on October 20 . Postmaster General Frank C . Walker announced that the new _stami _) would be a three cent issue , and would be placed on sale at the Diamond Jubilee of Negro Progress to be held at the New York World ’ s Fair on that date . The stamp will mark the 75 th anniversary of the 13 th Amendment to the Constitution . Major R . R . Wright , Sr ., President of the Citizens &amp; Southern Bank and Trust Co ., Philadelphia , Pa ,, conceived the idea , The first Negro stamp to be issued was one of Booker T . Washington . Oxford Officia _l 5 Conduct Student Registratio ii In precincts , schools , basements , and all over the nation , the young manhood of America tramped to their respective places last Wednesday , and registered under the Selectiv...
Lincoln Faces Mo r gan In Crucial CIAA Grid Batt le In Wilmington [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Lincoln Faces Mo r gan In Crucial CIAA Grid Batt le In Wilmington The Bear and the Lion will be at it ‘ again this afternoon , This time Lincoln ’ s roaring Lions will tackle Morgan ’ s growling Bears on the neutral Wilmington field in a continuation of one of the bitterest rivalries in the C . I . A . A . Coach Eddie Hurt has assembled one of the most potent gridiron squads in the brilliant football history of Morgan . The Baltimore eleven boasts a big , aggressive line ‘ and a speedy , well-balanced backfield . In their two engagements to date , Hurt ’ s boys have shown tremendous p o w e r . Reserve strength played a major part _‘ in the crushing . 51-0 defeat of the Miner Teachers . Last week , the mighty Bears humiliated Union ’ s Panthers with a 22-0 lacing . Hurt has a team composed of a nucleus of tried veterans and a liberal sprinkling of very promising freshmen . Jersey ’s annual _contri’bution to Morgan football ranks brings three outstanding freshmen performers , Jonatha...
MI SS LOUISE M . BOYER [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
MI SS LOUISE M . BOYER This year the Lincoln Univer . sity Nursery School is under thc capable leadership of Miss Louisc M . Boyer , of Philadelphia . _Misi Boyer comes to Lincoln from Marshallton Industrial School for Girls where she was director , both of Dramatics and the Junior Girls ’ Club , Miss Boyer received her high school education from Girls ’ High School , then completed her high school curriculum at Cheyney State Teachers College Besides taking _éxtehs ~~~ _‘ _i ~ ourse _~ i _ ~ t Tem ~ pie University and West Chester State Teachers College , Miss Boyer , wishing to broaden her intellectual scope , attended evening sessions in typing and shorthand at Central High School in Philadelphia , Specializing in kindergarten and primary grade work , Miss Boyer taught for five years in Eastern Shore , Md , She says , It is very important to get along with children , She is developing her nursery school on three distinct levels : the nursery , kindergarten , and first grade , This...
Student Speaks At Balto Forum [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Student Speaks At Balto Forum On Sunday , October 13 , 1940 , Charles Okedas of the Sophomore Class delivered an address to the Young People of Grace Presbyterian Church , Baltimore , Maryla nd . The theme of the dedication was : To live most and to serve best , Fittingly Mr . Okedas chos _. as his subject : The Crime of Inj ustice . In his usual unassuming way , Mr . Okedas kept the audience spell-bound as he discussed his subj ect _from both a historical and sociological approach . He stated that the history of the world will show , that most if not all , of the differences between races and nations have been caused through the infliction of injustice of one race or nation upon the other . He led his audience to see how the present international upheavals were traceable to the inj ustice which had ‘ been perpetuated in the name of civilization—and as ‘ murder must out , ’ so the harvest has proven the type of seeds sown . After an impartial examination ( Continued on Page 2 )
SEMINARY HEAD SPEAKS ON FEAH [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
SEMINARY HEAD SPEAKS ON FEAH As the first guest chapel speaker of the school year the college chapel committee presented the Reverend John D . Mackay , president of Princeton Theological Seminary , on Sunday , October 13 . Dr . Mackay selected his text for the _mornidg message a passage from _Proverbs : The fear of the Lord is the ‘ beginning of wisdom . Fear in this passage , said Dr . Mackay , is not to be misinterpreted , It means respect , honor , and reverence for God . From such a ‘ fear ’ must emanate the true basis for earnest Christian living , Genius , intellect , wealth , and power all are meaningless without an adjustment between man and God , a réconciliation involving the ‘ essence of this redefined ‘ fear . ’ STILL AND HOLLAND SPEAK Instructors Ted ’ Still and Brud Holland were’ Chapel speükers Friday morning , October 18 , exhorting the IJincoln students to support the team .
Seniors Engage Male ‘ Chorus For Ph illy Concert [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Seniors Engage Male ‘ Chorus For Ph illy Concert On Friday , November 8 , 1940 , the Senior Class will present the Lincoln University Male Chorus in concert in Philadelphia . This enterprise shows promise of great success . It will consist of several voice numbers along with an organ and a piano solo . This affair is a project of the senior class as a financial aid for their publication of the 1941 Lion , Franklin H . Williams is chairman of the prograth committee . He is asking for the full hearted support of all classes in this undertaking , Tickets may be secured from Franklin Williams or any member of the yearbook staff , A dance and reception will terminate the evening ’ s activities .
Lincoln Grad _‘ _Is Reserv e Officer [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Lincoln Grad _‘ _Is Reserv e Officer Doctor D . Vernard Bradley , ‘ 31 , Philadelphia physician , after ‘ being refused a commission as a First Lieutenant in the U . S . Army ’ s Reserve Officers ’ Medical Corps on the grounds that enrollment of Negro physicians had been discontinued , was suddenly informed last week that his application had been accepted . With pressure brought by the Philadelphia ~ ‘ ribune , the Academy of Medical and Allied Sciences , apprised of the situation , acted immediately . While at Lincoln , Dr . Bradley was CIAA two-mile champion .
Reverend Rooks [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Reverend Rooks On _Year ’s _, Le ’ aye The Reverend Shelby A 1 _’bright Rooks , ‘ 28 , Mrs . Susan D . Brown Professor of the English Bible , and Chairman of the Chapel Committee , has ‘ been granted a one year leave of absence to pursue graduate study in the field of religion , under a Fellowship of the Council on Social Action . As the LINCOLNIAN was going to press further details could not be had concerning who will replace Reverend Roods . President Wright is at present interviewing several prospective candidates .
HERV . JENKINS IN HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
HERV . JENKINS IN HOSPITAL Appendicitis has struck for the first time this year and as a result , the victim , G . Hervey Jenkins , ‘ 41 , is under observation at a Philadelphia hospital , At _’press ti me , reporters were unable to learn if an operation is pending . Mr . Jenkins was stricken on Sunday , October 13 th and became so violently Ill that the university physician was summoned . Upon arrival , Dr . Theodore Hawkins diagnosed the case as ‘ an acute attack of chronic appendicitis .
Fresh man Elections [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Fresh man Elections The following officers were elected by the Freshman Class , Thursday night : president , Reuben A . Winston ; vice-president , Ludwall 0 . Perry ; treasurer , Morris DeLisser ; secretary , Nathan E . Seely ; student council representative , Robert M . Frazier ; chaplain , Matthew E . Gordon .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
THE LINCOLN I AN Published by the students of Lincoln University semi-monthly , during school year Member of Inter-Collegiate Press Association . 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 Geor ge TwIne , ‘ 42 Ne ws _hi _. _th tor Oswald Hoffler , ‘ 41 Feature Editor _I _. Newton Perry _, ‘ 41 Sports Editor James K . Baker , ‘ 41 Rewrite Editor Geor ge D . Cannon , ‘ 43 BUSINESS DEPARTMENT Business Manager Grant Shockley , ‘ 42 Circulation Manager Winston Douglas , ‘ 41 REPORTORIAL STAFF W . Garfield Wilkerson , ‘ 41 James Parker , ‘ 42 Judge Page , ‘ 43 Harold Pierce , ‘ 43 Henry Mitchell , ‘ 41 St . Julian D ~ Costa , ‘ 41 Glen _Fowlkes , ‘ 41 Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Cleo Palmer , 41 TYPIST 3 . Vernon Daniels , ‘ 41 ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $1 . 00 Mail all subscriptions to Winston Douglas , — Lincoln University , Penna , Volume XII . ‘ OCTOBER 19 , 1940 . Number ...
Book Review " The Big Sea " [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Book Review The Big Sea By Langston Hughes , ‘ 29 ( Alfred A . Knopf &amp; Sons ) Life is a ‘ big sea full of fish . Lower your net and pull . A mundane existence , a severe , money making father , life at Lincoln and the Negro Renaissance are all wrapped up in Langston Hughes ’ latest work , The Big Sea . It seems as _thou’gh Lincoln ’s famous son had nothing else to do at the time so he penned his autobiography . Taking you through his early teenhood in Cleveland , Mexico , and a nomadic existence . The Big Sea is good reading . The writer leads a precarious existence throughout much of his t ale , ‘ but he ’ accepts it in his usual carefree , modest manner . After a year at Columbia , he hies to sea . and reflecting on his new undertaking , and watching the placid sea unfold beneath him , he casts all his ‘ hooks into the sea . While seemingly enjoying his travels , he appraises the conditions in the world at all times contrasting America with Mexico and Europe . During h...