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Just A Moment [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Just A Moment Speaking in Parable : Two men lived in a country far off in the interior of Africa , one ‘ blind , and the other a cripple . Of the two , the blind man was the stronger , and whenever they foraged for food or went out , the blind man would carry the cripple on his back , the latter directing the former whither to go and what to do , One day the chief ruling over that country passed by the hamlet , and observing their . pitiful condition , stopped to chat with them . They explained their condition to him , and he ordered a turkey and some provisions to be given them and proceeded on his journey . The cripple prepared a tasty dish of the turkey , but in placing it before his blind friend at mealtime , he put the turkey ~~ to his own side of the dish that the unfortunate blind man could not find and share it . To cover his deceit the cripple had s _~ i placed a boiled frog on his friend _~ s side of the dish as to lead him to believe that he was actually eating the turkey...
One Tenth Of A Nation " As we move’ in step , in every line of ten walks one Negro . "—President Wright . Today in these parlous times , the American Negro is [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
One Tenth Of A Nation As we move’ in step , in every line of ten walks one Negro . —President Wright . Today in these parlous times , the American Negro is being courted on all sides by politicians , financeers and the like , to play a potent force in the presidential , campaign . Since the enactment of the Thirteenth Amendment , the Negro has not been a steip-child in American life , but a person with-out the general scheme of things . He is very seldom reckoned with when bills are formulated and passed by the House or Senate , and only in dire circumstances is the public mind focused on this under-privileged , dis-franchised , and poverty-stricken group . Neither a nation , nor a country can hope to achieve unification of effort while a race or minority group is subjugated and exploited within its territorial limits . Fourteen billion dollars has been apipropriated for pre-
Cam pus Trivia [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Cam pus Trivia Alpha Phi Alpha On November 11 , Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha , will celebrate its’ twenty-seventh anniversary with a ‘ banquet , The chapter recently inducted eight new men into its folds . Men recently made are : _Dc Wayne Nelson , Paul Scott , Harold Whitehead , Elton Cannon , Judge Page , James Bryant , Joh n Philips , and Benjamin Mitchell . Some 400 persons were present as guests of the chapter . N 4 W York , Philadelphia , Boston , At _’ lantic City , Baltimore , Washington , and smaller towns in Pennsylvania and North Jersey were well represented .
Alph a Phi Alpha [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Alph a Phi Alpha On Monday evening , October 21 , 1940 , the Sphinx Club of _Nti Chapter , Alpha Phi Alpha Fráternity , tendered a formal smoker honoring _m embers of their _grou p ’ in the University Guest house . During the course of the evè ~ ning six men were pledged to the ’ group . They are : William Mei ~ - cer , senior of Providence , R . _~~ . ; William Harris , sophomore fro ~ n Savannah , Ga . ; James Hendricks , junior from Chicago , Ill . ; _LuiS Ramos , senior from Porto Rico ; Charles Riley , sophomore _frotfl Philadelphia , and John Thomas , a junior from Philadelphia , Pa .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
come remain buried in the archives once they have been pl ayed . Today is Homecoming day . Hampton is the sacrificial lamb . After this game , there are Union and , How ard . Three tough games and three victories mean a highly suecessful season . ‘
Omega Psi Phi [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Omega Psi Phi The eighth annual dance of the Beta Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity was given Friday , Novem’ber 1 , from 10 p . m . until 2 a . _in . in the university gymnasium . Beta laments the indisposition of its chief decorator , Brother Cox Jackson , who is interned in the University of Pennsylvania hospital due to a fractured skull .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
THE LINCOLN IAN 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 Managing Editor George Twine , ‘ 42 News Ed itor Oswald Hoffler , ‘ 41 Feature Editor _1 _. Newton Perry , ‘ 41 Sports Editor James K . Baker , ‘ 41 Rewrite Editor Geor ge D . Cannon , ‘ 43 BUSINESS DEPARTMENT Business Mana ger . Grant _Shockley , ‘ 42 Circulation Mana ger Winston Dougias , ‘ 41 REPORTORIAL STAFF W . Garfield Wilkerson , ‘ 41 James Parker , ‘ 42 Judge Page , ‘ 43 Harold Pierce , ‘ 43 Henry Mitchell , ‘ 41 St . _Julian De Costa , ‘ 41 Glen Fowlkes , ‘ 41 Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Cleo Palmer , . 41 TYPIST J . Vernon Daniels , ‘ 41 ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $1 . 00 Mail all subscriptions to Winston Douglas , Lincoln University , Penna . Volume _XII _. November 2 , 1940 . Number 3
The Lisle Fellowship by T . E _. Bolden , ‘ 41 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
The Lisle Fellowship by T . E _. Bolden , ‘ 41 ( Continued From Last _Issue of The Lin _coinlan ) There are other similar situations that I and other members of the Fellowship ran into . At times you might be the only person serving one entire community . Again there might be five serving three churches . Sunday that would entail a split in ‘ both the church service and the Sunday School , It was nothing for each member of a team to have fourteen services on Sunday . There might ‘ be a little church out in the country , the congregation of which ‘ had never ‘ been in contact with an intelligent Negro ; there might be a jail whose inmates would tell the boy from Australia on Saturda y that they wanted none of that Hell Fire and Dam nation Stuff . The team might be required to put on a program for the young _mothei’s in Cardosia on Saturday . On my first deputation in _’ ~~ lbridge , when we consulted the Sunday order of service at the parsonage Saturday evening , we found ‘ that Spec...
The Challenge of Religion [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
The Challenge of Religion loyalty of their adherents , even to the death , So , too , religion will demand the unqualified loyalty of the marginal Christian in the building of a better society . The only successful defense ‘ against the anti-Christs is a ‘ greater faith in Christ . Secondly , the challenge comes to those outside of the church who by virtue of their vantage point are better able to see the flaws and are never wanting in criticism , generally of the destructive vain , The terms Church and religion are not synonymous . They are thrown into juxtaposition ‘ because the Church is the embodiment of the great tenets and accepted truths of religious experience and teaching , There is no dou’bt that this second group is not seeking a fuller life . Because of economic poverty , social decay , political corruption and inertia , the ranks of totalitarianism are replete . Totalitarianism promises , ‘ and in a measure _filfills the promise , to give surcease from these evils . In ...
By Lendalt Chase Religion dwell’s in , the soul of man and is as eternal as the being of Man _.-.--Carlyle . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
By Lendalt Chase Religion dwell’s in , the soul of man and is as eternal as the being of Man _.-.--Carlyle . The discordance , the chaos , and the maladjustment of our times is not new in the history of man . The evils of our world have presented ’ themselves in every age , to each generation . Because of the subtleness of evil it has presented , itself in new forms , in new disguises ; yet mankind has always ‘ been able to develop new techniques to meet its onslaught . In times like these the intangible forces of our world , no less real because of their intangibility , are ridiculed and cast ‘ aside as being of no consequence . Of these forces that have ‘ borne the brunt of ridicule , religion stands in the forefront , I do not question Carlyle ’ s statement concerning religion , _I accept religion , I believe in religion . I believe in religion , not as a huddle of sects or a ‘ bundle of creeds ‘ but as a way of ‘ life , a great law and principle of being . The challenge of relig...
Howard Law School Dean Named As Aide To War Department [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Howard Law School Dean Named As Aide To War Department ( Continued from Page 1 ) ‘ vated to the Federal bench . Judge Hastie resigned this post in 1939 to assume the Deansh ip of ‘ the Law School at Howard University . He will be granted leave from that position so that . _‘ he may assume his new duties in the ‘ War Department . ’ Major _Johnson _, who will aid Dr . Dy’kstra in administrative affairs of the Selective _Service , with special attention to the racial phases of ‘ the draft , is an instructor at Howard University and Executive Secretary of the Twelfth Street Y . M . C . A . ‘ here . A native of Washington , Major Johnson served as a Captain of Infantry in the World War . He organized the first R . O . T . C . unit at Howard University during the war and ser ved as its first Professor of Military Science and Tactics . A graduate of the University and Howard Law School , Major Johnson received his present commission in the Reserve Officers ’ Corps in 1929 . He is a member ...
Universit y Chorus In Funds Concert [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Universit y Chorus In Funds Concert Seniors Presenti ng The Senior Class ‘ of _, Lincoln University , in an attempt to obtain funds for the annual yearbook , The Lion , will present in concert the Lincoln University Male Chorus and other Lincoln talent at the McDowell Presbyterian Church at 21 st Street and Columbia Avenue in Philadelphia , Friday , November 8 . Mr . Frankun H . Williams , the ‘ business manager of the senior class , is ‘ heading the ticket sales and is reported to be making great ‘ progress . Student assistance is further asked in ticket sales . All students who sell tickets at the regular admission price of fifty cents will ‘ be given a free ticket , to the recital . There is a ‘ special student rate for Lincoln men of thirty five cents . it is hoped that as many men as can poss ~ b 1 y come will be present to help make this concert a real success for the senior class . There will be a reception and dance after the concert in the McDowell Community Center and the ...
Gloster , Doggett Present At ’ N N . C . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Gloster , Doggett Present At ’ N N . C . ( Continued from Page 1 ) session , and ‘ closing remarks were made by John P . Davis , National Execu tive Secretary . He exhorted the conferees , that during these momentous times , the Negro must mass for united , concer ted , ~ dynamic action , , Jesse Gloster an d John Doggett , Senior and Junior in the College attended . Mr . Gloster was placed on the Resolutions Committee , and Continuations Committee , Mr . B . F . Gibson of the Pittsburgh National Negro , Congress was presiding chairman ‘ at ’ the morning , afternoon , and evening session , from the grandstand , and ye slothf ul clergy , hear and accept the challenge of religion . Hold high the lantern of sincerity that a ’ stumbling humanity may walk in the light .
Hunter Runs 85 Yards As Lions Rip Cheyn ey [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Hunter Runs 85 Yards As Lions Rip Cheyn ey J ust A Momen t INVADING CHEYNEY for its annual fracas , the Lincoln Lions had a field day at the expense of Chey ney ’ s boys in blue last Saturday on Cheyney ’ s home grounds , running up a score of 33-0 . Recovernig from the Morgan encounter , the Lions had the upper hand despite the absence of head-coach Rivero and Lincoln ’s passing mite , Jim Baker , Beginning in a routine manner , the game seesawed ‘ back ‘ and forth across the mid-way marker as Hunter of the Lions and Cheyney ’ s James punted out of danger . The Cheyneyites tasted the sweet and the bitter in the closing minutes of the first half . Pushing Cheyney back to the 20 yard line , the Lions attempted a placement which fell short on the goal posts . Then Cheyney showed its first evidence of latent ‘ power marching onto the Lion land . Losing the ‘ ball , the Orange and Blue gave numbers to the game as Hunter ran for 5 yards along the sidelines for the first score . T’he extr...
Bruce Wright Donates Tro phy [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Bruce Wright Donates Tro phy Senior Frank Murray holds down one of the guard positions oi Coach Rivero ’ s Lions . He ’ s the lightest man on the line , ‘ but his fight ing spirit makes him a buiwark in the forward wall . After an interview with Bruce Wright , reorganizer and business manager of the Lincoln Harriers , it was disclosed that they are almost in full swing , waiting only for the starter ’ s gun . Wright has contacted all of the C _, I . A . A . schools in an effort to come to some ‘ agreement as to matches ‘ between the different colleges . At present , definite meets have been scheduled with Howard University and Virginia State College on a home and home basis . The engagement with Howard will probably be run early in November around Armistice Day . There is no definite record at stake as the courses h’ave not ‘ been officially laid out and their lengths differ . At Lincoln it is four and one-half miles , at Howard it is three and on-half miles , at Virginia State it i...
Pirates Invade Rendall Field [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
Pirates Invade Rendall Field Pop Gideon Smith brings his pass , punt , pray artists from Hampton to Lincoln this afternoon for the annual homecoming game of the Lions . Hampton has had an up and down season ‘ but the full potentialities of the Pirate eleven have not yet ‘ been realized . After losing 14-0 to A . &amp; T ., Hampton came back to beat the Big Blues of Bluefield , conquerors ’ of Virginia State , 7-0 . Last week , the Pirates dropped a hard fought 6 fl _dt _~ _ci _~ _ion ~ o State , In the Virginia State fray , the Pirates lost an early chance to score when they marched to State ’ s three yard line . Throughout the game , Hampton ‘ played the Trojans on even terms . Although the Lincoln nemesis , Jimmie Griffin , has graduated , the Pirates ‘ have a well-balanced backfield group . Fullback McGhee is a good punter and a hardhitting line plunger . Greene , of Cape May , is a fast and elusive ball-carrier . The Hampton line is ‘ big from tackle to tackle . Captain ...
18 Men Listed For Lincoln Band [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 November 1940
18 Men Listed For Lincoln Band The first ‘ band in the history of Lincoln University is contributing a definite ‘ boost to the school spirit during football games . The band under the direction of John N . Doggett , Jr ., began its function at the West Virginia State—Lincoln football game . The music was ‘ at that time a surprise to the Lion supporters and was very valuable as an aid to the cheer leaders and in getting cheers from the fans , The attempt , although gallant , was not as successful at the Morgan-Lin-coln encounter . The fact ‘ that team spirit was increased among the players cannot ‘ be overlooked . The band members plan to present unique marching formations and music that has promise of great success . Members are reported to be co-operating to the utmost . University Band Roster Director , John N . Doggett , Jr . Asst . Director : John Hutto Clarinets : Royal Saunders , Lud . well Perry , Charles Kennedy , Fred Aytes . Trombones : Lewis Brinson , Tuba : Elijah Harvey...