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Lions Notch 15 ~ 9 Win Ove r Union Pant hers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Lions Notch 15 ~ 9 Win Ove r Union Pant hers Eddie Cooper Severel y Injured In First Period _Exhibiting a powerful land and air offensive and a rugged defe n se , Manny Rivero ’s ‘ band of fighting gridders notched a decisive 15-9 victory ‘ at the expense of Virginia Union ’ s Panthers on Hovey Field , Saturday , November 9 . Freddie Cooper , the Panther ’s ace back , was severely injured early in the game and with Cooper ’ s exit from the game , the Union ground attack was nil , In the final quarter , the Richmond eleven put on a stirring rall y via the passing route and came within a touchdown of winning the game . On the second play of the -game , high-stepping Bill Hunter bucked inside of his own left tackle , reversed his field and romped 60 yards from his own 30 to the Union 10 y-ard line , However , the Lions were unable to push _ths ball over . As the officials marched off repea ted , questionable penalties against Lincoln , the game seesawed ‘ back and forth throughout the ...
Lion Roars To Tune Of 14-0 Over Ham pton [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Lion Roars To Tune Of 14-0 Over Ham pton The student standing beside the Taylor -Cub is Louis R . Purnell , Lincoln ’ s first CAA student to make a solo flight . Bill Hunter , Bob Engs Star To Alumni Joy Playing before a large Homecoming crowd , the Lincoln Lions roared over the Hampton Pirates _-14-0 , ‘ on . fléndall Field , _- Saturday , November 2 . _GM . - Smith ’ s _punters and prayers proved no match , offensively or defensively , for Manny Rivero ’ s fighting little squad of gridders , From the opening whistle , Lincoln showed the old grads that the 1940 eleven was one to be justly proud of . Bill Hunter , who ran , blocked , and tackled superbly throughout the game , set the tempo of the victory march at the opening kickox . Taking the rolling ball on his own goal line , Hunter raced up the middle , cut sharply for ‘ his right sideline , and ‘ broke clear at midfield . Hampton ’ s safety man brought him down on the Pirates ’ 30 yard line . The blocking was sharp and vicious...
Lion Dribblers Rush Season In Nightl y Drills [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Lion Dribblers Rush Season In Nightl y Drills As the football season steadily draws to a close , the Lincoln dribblers ‘ begin preparing ardulously for the grueling schedule that is ahead . Practices ar _e held nightly from 8 to 9 at the present time , but Coach Rivero asserts that after this week or _- so of f _1 _1 _dRr _, ~ en ~~ 1 _s , the big team will then roll right on into -a two hour daily practice with stress on individual attention and team play . Coach Rivero states as one reason for this early practice -his desire to acquaint the boys with each other as the success of any squad depends on the cooperation and coordination of the team as a whole . The tactics will proba’bly be similar to those used formerly by the Lions , in that ‘ both zone defense and man to man plays accompanied ‘ by fast breaks will ‘ be employed . Games Boomed Although some of the freshmen are small , Coach Rivero thinks he may retain them as they are quite speedy . When the quota of 18-20 men is fil...
Harriers To Meet Howard , Vir ginia State In Opener [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Harriers To Meet Howard , Vir ginia State In Opener Lincoln University ’ s newly formed cross country team will have its first meet during the coming Lincoln-Howard Conference on November 16 , with Howard University and Vir-ginia State College , Traveling -permits have been approved by Professor Grim and the Lincoln harriers are -practicing daily in preparation for their first meet . There are two new aspirants to the cross-country team at present , ~ n Billy Ramsey and Bruce Benjamin , Ramsey has run in distant meets before and he is figured to ‘ be a valuable man during the coming meets . Manuel Rivero and John Burr , Athletic Directors at Lincoln and Howard Universitys , are -cooperating in every way with Lincoln , Howard , and Virginia State in an effort to have the cross country teams of these various schools recognized officially by the CIAA . Bruce Wright , originator of our cross country team , states that Ralph Metcalfe has been contacted in order to secure meets in the fut...
M ‘ TO SOLO THIS MORNIN G [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
M ‘ TO SOLO THIS MORNIN G By Louis Rayfield Purnel _l , ‘ 41 There ’ ~ a brisk wind sweeping -across the ., landing field and the sun is hidden ‘ by ~ thick overcast . I ’ m supposed to solo ‘ this ‘ morning . ( That lump that you see in my throat isn ’t my Ad-am ’ s Ap- ‘ ple —it ’ s -more than likely my ‘ heart . ) I’ve been feeling out the _~ contro ls -now , for about 15 days . . . - flying . for half an hour daily , _- with the instructor taking the front’ seat - flut ’ nere _’ s _i ~ _thèrc ’ ‘ he _ball 8 out—not literally , but figuratively . Annie ( that’s the ship ) _Is all mine now . The instructor , who ‘ has just -gone - up with me for the last time , gets out , faces me , ‘ and smiles : Take over—and remember , it ’ s just another flight , that all . At these words ‘ he ‘ shuts the door of the cabin : ’ I turn the plane around , taxi to one corner of the field , swing around into the wind , open the throttle wide and take off . Talks to Himself The take off , -as usual ...
Blood For Pre ps In Annua l Fra y With Big Sop hs [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Blood For Pre ps In Annua l Fra y With Big Sop hs With Lincoln ’ s football season approaching an end , the whole student body is looking forward to the Freshman - Sophomor e ga m e with ‘ almost as much enthusiasm as they are to the Howard-Linc-oln classic . This game has always been a brutal and bloody affair because of the Preps ’ desire to square themselves with ‘ the Sophs . The game this year will be no exception for the freshmen have a great deal to avenge themselves for . Sophs Favorite The Sophs , however , will be a slight favorite to win ‘ because of their superior beef ‘ and exper’ien ~ e . Up to now the Freshmen -are undecided as to w-hat they might use for material to form a team . Many of their classmates who probably would have made excellent J . V . material are runnin g with the Hamburgers of the varsity squad , and for this reason will be ineligible to go into action against the sophs .
Ka pp a Conte st [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Ka pp a Conte st Freshman , Alfred N . Gerald , speaking on A Problem of the Negro Race , was first prize winner in the annual Ka-ppa Alpha Psi Oratory Contest , November 14 , Nathan Seely w-as second prize winner , He spoke on The Negros’ Dilemma . Judges of the -contest were Professor Hill , Mr . Carter , and Mr . Turpin . A silver loving cup and a gold medal were the prizes . to myself . Just why I don ’t know , I must make an excellent landing because if I don ’t they ’ re all ready to rub it in . I cut the motor and glide into an approach for landing . The ground come up slowly . I begin to level off . She touches and rolls along the turf . One long sigh and I say to myself , You ’ ve done it .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
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_T-he Librar y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
_T-he Librar y By St . _Juhlan _DeCosta , ’ J r . Feat ures Editor ( Mr . DeCosta answers Mr . H . A . B . Jones-Quartey , and says the Library is ‘ a ‘ better place to look for ‘ books ) I commend the library . Upon my daily brouses through the library I have noticed a distinct improvement in its ‘ administration , Shocked I was , when upon entering the ~ portals of that store of wisdom , I was met by a librarian with one of these Y smiles and was asked if I needed help in my search . I faintly managed a polite refusal . Then , when forcing my way through the horde of students ‘ blocking my entrance to the Juvenile Collection to secure The Daring Adventure of Little Red Riding Hood or Why Men Leave Home , I was further disconcerted so much , th’at I took out The Blue Fairy , which I had previously read six times . For there I saw , and counted four librarians diligently dusting off the spider webs . It was indeed too much . But let me not stop here . Still more was ‘ piled upon my ...
W Va . State College Host _hi Second Annu _~ i 1 N . ’A . A . C . P . Conference [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
W Va . State College Host _hi Second Annu _~ i 1 N . ’A . A . C . P . Conference On the week ~ end of November 1-3 , _’ students ~~~ twenty - one schools ‘ and _- collè ~ e ~ -gathered at W . Va . State ’Collé ~ é for-the Second Annual Student Conference of the N . A . A . C . P ., , the theme of which was Negro Students and the Survival of Democracy . The opening address was a stirring challenge under the title Are Ye Able delivered ‘ by Mr . Anderson Davis , chairman of the Student Advisory Committee -and a student of Gammon Theological Seminary . The keynote address was -by Mr . Lester Granger , of the National Urban League . In his Credo for Negro Youth , he struck hard at the narrowness and prejudices of Negroes , especially of their press . Negro Cit _izensh ip The Saturday morning and evenin’g , sessions were in groups , the results of which . were compiled in the resolutions . In the ‘ afternoon , ‘ Attorney T . Gillis Nutter showed ‘ how the decisions of the Supreme Court ‘...
Dean Wilson Delivers ilL Summar y Talk [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Dean Wilson Delivers ilL Summar y Talk Thursday evening , November 7 , Dean F . T . Wilson , summation speaker in the forum series pre ~ paratory to the Howard-Lincoln Conference , _- addressed the students on the conference subject , The Stakes of Christian Youth in the Present Crisis , He summarized Mr . Carter ’s address as a challenge to youth to avoid the pretensions and hypocricies of history ’ s youth , For a summary of Professor Hill ’ s Social Axioms , Dea n Wilson referred . the group to the first parts of the Sermon on the Mount and the First Psalm . Dean Johnson , ‘ he sa id , gave a justification of democracy and the fight to preserve its best existing examples . Find Middle Ground In his extra-summary remarks , the Dean defined our ideals as that of -a new order of unlimited freedom of developments of the individual in terms of his personality and needs . He said that we must dream out of the critical situation in which we find ourselves into these things th-at oug’ht ...
Union -Of-African ’ , ‘ Students -Formed H ere At Lincolli [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Union -Of-African ’ , ‘ Students -Formed H ere At Lincolli ( Continued From Page 1 ) States , and t’he immense distances that separate these students , the idea of founding a hostel-club , such as those operating in London , had to , be -abandoned almost before it was seriously considered . Instead , the headquarters of the American Union has been tentatively established here at Lincoln , and contact will be made among the scores of African students in the United States . There are no regul-ar officers . All correspondence , finances , -publicity , -and any other -business , are to be handled ‘ by a Central Executive Secretary , to ‘ be advised by , and held responsi’ble to , an Executive Committee whose members are to ‘ be strategically placed in different sections of the country . ‘ H . A . B . _Jones-Quartey was unanimously elected first Executive Secretary of the Union , ‘ and the following were appointed members of the Central Committee , namely : J . T . Ayorinde and Miss F . ...
Debatin g Team Holds Tryouts [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Debatin g Team Holds Tryouts The first tryouts for the debating team were held Tuesday , October 29 , at the home of Professor _Joseph N . Hill . The traveling squad will consist of four teams , The subjects were , Resolved : That the Conscription of Youth is Necessary to American Preparedness , and Resolved : That Negroes Should Refuse to Attend Separate Graduate Schools Provided for Them By the Several States . The candidates were prepared to defend either side of the questions at a moment ’ s notice . Nine Tryout The men trying out for the debating team were : Seeley , Baker , Shockley , St . J . DeCosta , Hill , Woods , Glover , B . Carter , and Edmead . The first interscholastic debate of the Lincolnites will be held in Allentown with Lehigh College , December 18 . The debate will -be ‘ broadcast over stations W . B . A . and W . S . A . N . at eight o ’ clock . The subject will ‘ be , Resolved : That Democracy Can Be Preserved By Decreased Government Control of Labor , Industr...
Dean Wilson } as Busy Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Dean Wilson } as Busy Schedule Dean Wilson , in answering requests for service outside the University , will be engaged in the following activit ies -during the first week in December : On November 10 , Dean Wilson was the -guest speaker at the Twenty-Eighth Anniversary and World Fellowship Celebration of the Y . M . C . A . _- of _- Montclair , New Jersey . _- _- _- On Novembe r , i 2 , ~ he was the master o- _- ‘ cerémo _iiies at the _Eighth . _‘ _. ~ , A m _, al- _,. M _~ ? _n ~ s _. ~ mnker sponsored _by _-the ~ Th ~ rteenth Avenue Presb _yterIan Churc h , of Newark , New J ersey . ‘ Bet ~ veen NOveth _’bei’ 13-14 , Dean Wilson was the leader in the dis cussion in the Twenty-Fourth annual convention -at the School of Religion , Howard University . November 15-17 found the Dean acting ‘ as Faculty Adviser and summarizing speaker at the Fifth Annual Howard - Lincoln Student Conference . On December 1 , Dean Wilson will journ ey to Plainfield , New Jersey , and ‘ be the ‘ guest spe...
Senior Class Concert Merits Hi gh Acclaim [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Senior Class Concert Merits Hi gh Acclaim And the night shall be filled with music , And the cares that infest the day , Shall fold their tents like the _Ara’hs , And as silently steal away . This bit of Longfellow ’ s poetry truly depicts the scene on Friday night , November 8 , when the Senior Class sponsored the Male Chor us in a concert -and reception in Philadelphia at the McD o w e 11 Presbyterian Church , The audience was truly a cross section of Philadelphia ’ s musicloving populace . Approximately 300 people at-tended and applauded the -chorus enthusiastically and thoroughly enjoyed the spirit of the dance reception which followed . Mr . Franklin Williams , Chairman of the Concert Committee , reports to date a tot-al receipt of $142 ; öO with many tickets yet unreported for . _Plans . are - underway for a similar project to be sponsored in Wa shington , D . C _.-, -and . Baltimore , Md