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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
GALA DANCE nch After the Came NATIONAL BALL ROOM 810 French Street Wilmington , Del Mus ic By Artie Wells ADMISSION 35 CENTS Sponsored by the Ladies ’ ‘ Auxiliary Attention , Lincoln Men L HOTEL ROYAL _Str l . THE SPOT GRILLE 703 French Street Wih n ngton , DeL The Place Where th e Lincoln Lions and Mor gan Bears Will Meet Before and After the Game . ‘ Dinners — Entertainment — Fun !!
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
I ~ _epartment announced Friday t ~ at President Roosevelt has appointed Judge William H . Hastie , Dean of the Howard University Law School , as Civilian Aide to _tI ~ e Secretary of War . Judge _I ~ astie will 4 De concerned with _~ ‘ the development and adminis ~ ration of policies looking to the fair and effective utilization of Negroes in all branches of the a ~ med forces , the announcement stated , At the same time , Dr . Clarence _~~~ . Dykstra , National Selective S ~ rv _1 ce Director , announced the appointment of Major Campbell _~~~ . _, Johnson , first instructor of Military Science and Tactics at Howard University , as Executive Assistant to the Selective Service Director . Both appointments followed the promotion of Colonel Benjamin 9 . Davis to the grade of Brigadier General _in the U . S . Army . dolonel Davis , Commander of the 369 th Field Artillery Regiment of the New York National Guard , is the first Negro to be elevated to the grade of General _In the United S...
Roosevelt names First Negro Army General in U . S . History [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Roosevelt names First Negro Army General in U . S . History WASHINGTON , —Pre sident Roosevelt broke anothe : tradition last week when he startled conservative war department and army officials by promoting _Ccl _. Benjamin 0 . Davis , commander of the 369 th Coast Artillery , formerly New York National Guard to the rank of brigadier General in the United States army General Davis has been tentatively selected to command a brigade in the 2 nd cavalry division at Fort Riley , Kansas ; but official announcement of this action has not been made , When reached at his home in New York , the new brigadier general said , Of course I ’ m happy , although the only news I have of it thus far is what I ’ ve heard over the radio and seen in the newspape rs . Everybody is happy to receive a promotion . I have received no official notice as yet , but , as you probably know , such actions have to go to the Senate for approval so it may be a little while before I do . In reply to questions as to hi...
Gloste r , Doggett Presen t At . N . N . C . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Gloste r , Doggett Presen t At . N . N . C . Civilia n Aide Using as its theme Equal Job Opportunity , The Rights of the Negro People , The Defense of Democracy , the First Pennsylvania State Conference of the National Negro Congress was held at McDowell Community Church , Friday and Saturday , October 25-26 . Out of this First State Conference sponsored by the Philadelphia Council , and the Pittsburgh Council , vigo rous plans were set up for for organizatio n , finance , and the incorporation of Negroes into the thousands of new jobs in the state due to the Defense Pro gram . In the mass meeting held Friday night , Max Yergan , President of the Congress , spoke on the Ne- • gro in war , jobs and peace . Joseph Curran , of the National Maritime Union and Frederick Holmes , Pittsburgh , also spoke . In the morning session , Mr . Malvin Goode , Boys Work Secretary of the Center Avenue Branch Y . M _. C . A . gave an inspirational speech on the Rights of the Negro People . Mr . Goode ...
Dr . F . T . Wilson Made Editor Of Fellowship Book [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Dr . F . T . Wilson Made Editor Of Fellowship Book Dean Frank T . Wilson attended the annual retreat of the Fellowship of Religious Workers in Negro Colleges October 18 and 19 at the Virginia Manual Labor School Hanover , Va . The program consisted of a discussion of the outline of a book to be writted by members of the Fellowship under the title , The Function of the Church in the life of the American Negro . Dean Wilson was made editor of the book and he will write the introductory and concluding chapters . Other chapters will be written by such persons as Dr . Howard Thurman of Howard University , Benjamin Mays , president of Morehouse College , Professor Harry Richardson , Chaplain at Tuskegee , and Professor Richard McKawen of Virginia Union University . Student Leadership The second main task of the retreat is the planning of the conference on the topic : _ Effectual Student Leadership in Negro Colleges , which is designed to explore ways and means of developing effectual and ...
Kappa Pre sents ~~ üest Speakers From West Va [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Kappa Pre sents ~~ üest Speakers From West Va On Saturday , October 12 , Mr . I _, J . K . Wells , Superintendent of Schools of West Virginia , and Mr . Benjamin Goode , Professor of Agriculture at West Virginia State College , spoke to the Brothers and Pledges of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity . Both men are n ~ embers of Tau Chapter at West _virginia State . Besides his capacity as Professor of Agriculture , Mr . Goode is Assistant-Coach of West Virginia ’ s football team which lost to Lincoln here on the campus , October 12 . Mr . Wells spoke on the Negro In Politics in West Virginia while Mr . Goode chose as a topic , The Professional Negro in the South . If one were to make a summarizing statement from the words of Mr . Wells and Mr . Goode , it would be that the Negro has made and is still continuing to make great advances both in the field of politics and the realm of professionalism . B o t h speakers stressed the importance of making contacts with successful Negro men who might...
You Gotta Be 0 . K . For U . S . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
You Gotta Be 0 . K . For U . S . What ho ! Ye hale and hearty ‘ brave of Lincoln ! Those of ye who would ‘ be cohorts of Uncle Sam must ‘ be physical ! Physical standards for men to be drafted into the Army have been published . Those of you who have been ‘ below 60 inches and who tower above 78 inches cannot wear Uncle Sam ’ s insignia upon your khaki sleeves , You must dip the scales up to 115 pounds and you can ’t weigh too much to interfere with training . If your peepers won ’t gleam at 20 / 100 _sharpless and can ’t be corrected with cheaters down to 20 / 40 , never shall ye sight down Uncle Sam ’ s Springflelds or Garands . You who cannot hear at 10 feet the conversational voice which the normal ear can detect at 20 feet , are hereby exempt . Have you not contracted anything such as _canu’r , active TB , acute rheumatic fever , osteomyelitis , chronic art _~ iritis , and late syphilis , you are okay with the M . D . Your grub crunchers ( teeth , to the unlearned ) must entail...
Home Coming [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Home Coming WILL IAM H . HASTIE Swarming onto the campus like droves of locusts come the old Lincoln grads bolstered by the last generation of young grads . Returning to the Alma Mater in true story ‘ book style , to witness the annual homecoming game and the reunions and merriment ever flowing at the after game dance . Their days at college , a thing of the past , and the days of the men who followed them a thing of present and future interest . They come from all parts of the country to get into that old spirit and lose themselves along the many highways that a reminiscing mind leads one . Washington , Philadelphia , Pittsburgh , New York , Jersey , Balti- ‘ B oston and _Wilmington each has its many representatives , all turning out to witness this yearly classic . The Lions have as their opposition this afternoon the Hampton Pirates who last year beat Lincoln 12-6 . Today with a new ‘ bag of tricks , a few new faces coupled with the old , but always new Lincoin spirit , the Orang...
Students Fly [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Students Fly On Monday , October 14 th , the ten students who were passed by the C . A . A . ‘ board began actual flight training . On the first day , Mr . Claude S . Johnson , flight instructor , allowed the students to take over the controls . The students now are landing , taking off , and performing the more difficult feats . The following men are enrolled in the course : R . Alexander , J . Collins , W . Cooper , R . Friend , J . Himes , G . McCarroll , L . Norris , L . Purnell , and G . Wilkerson . The students use the yellow Taylor t cub whie i may be e seen flying over the campus at times . Professor Cole and Mr . J . Stanley Here took aerial pictures of the campus on Tuesday , October 22 .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Instructor Johnson and Contractor Herr are putting Lincoln students through their flight paces , Already the students have learned to fly , but must go through further rigorous practice before they can qualify for a pilot ’ s license .
" YY" News [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
YY News Sunday evening , October 20 , Professor J . N . Hill was presented by the YMCA Cabinet in the second of its forums preparatory to the annual Howard-Lincoln Conference . He spoke on some Social axioms which youth must keep in mind in the discussion of the conference topic , The Stakes of Christian Youth in the Present World Crisis . These well-known axioms were given a new interpretation and a more vital application to the subject . The third of these forums was held Sunday , October 27 , in the dramatics studio at 5 : 30 p . m . Dean George Johnson was the speaker , He gave a rather extended explanation and definition of totalitarianism and democracy and then told how each was faring in this country today . He saw definite tendencies away from democracy in the present administration . He said that tota litarianism was something against which all Negro youth , especially , should fight , since it opposes all forms of social equality and Christianity . It is expected that all ...
paredness . President Roosevelt has called for a total de [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
paredness . President Roosevelt has called for a total de fense of the western hemisphere . Defense cannot be total , neither can unification of effort be achieved unless the American Negro and other citizens be incorporated in our total _defei’ise plan . Too long have industries , unions , and government been willing to relegate the Negro to the tail end . The Negro is not a mendicant but a race of people striving to build a better America on a basis of amic ~ ab 1 e race _relationst The Army and Navy cannot and must not continue their ‘ discriminatory practices in building a new army and a larger navy . As we move in step , in every line of ten walks one Negro . If he is out of step , it is a ragged march . America must be true to itself and to its citizens . The approach to the solution of our racial problems is not one of segregation as practiced in the armed services of our country , but one of qualification and experience . The nation rings with the cry of Defend Democracy , S...
After Homecom in g--- What ? [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
After Homecom in g--- What ? It seems unfortunate that the Lincoln University football schedule is not so arranged that the Morgan game would follow the Howard game . For since the disastrous season of 1938 , the idea has taken hold that whatever games come after the Morgan game are of negligible importance . This deplorable conception has permeated pra _’ _~ tically the whole world of Lincoln gridiron followers . Three years ago everyone was telling everyone else what a beating the Bear was going to give the Lion . Morgan won that 1937 game , 19-6 , aided by two very freakish touchdowns . It was just another hard fought game lost and Captain ’ Beak Bailey ’ s mates went right through the remaining games without a defeat . One of the most potentially powerful Lincoln teams ever assembled was listed to stop the Morgan winning ways in 1938 . Morgan won handily , 21-0 and the whole season went up in smoke . Only a surprise 6-0 victory over Union saved the gridiron year from being a tot...