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N ATIVE AFRICAN ART IS FEATURED AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
N ATIVE AFRICAN ART IS FEATURED AGAIN By H . A . B . J ones-Quartey The Reverend Dr . Irvin W . Underhill , Lincoln ’s great art benefactor , h a _a o n c e again brought out of the African hinterland a collection of native art pieces , the first lot of which arrived at the Vail Memorial Li- ‘ brary Monday , December 9 . The consignment of craft consists chiefly of woodwork , in the form of what appears to ‘ be small game tables ‘ borne by crouching fig ur es , with a wood panel in basrelief . Of the four packages no ~~ here , one contains two large shield-like pieces in animal hide , probably rhinoceros . These shields appear to be still in the rough , having been obviously left so by design . The whole is nominally valued at $350 . 00 .
Male Chorus In Holiday Services [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Male Chorus In Holiday Services The Lincoln University Male Chorus will appear in a special service of Christm as music at the third of the monthly services of the Interracial Fellowship Church under the auspices of the Society of Friends at the Church of the Covenant , 18 th and Spruce Sts ., Philadelphia , Pa . Professor James E . Dorsey has prepared an interesting and beautiful program of religious music in keeping with the holiday season .
Two Lincoln Men Get Ph . D Degrees [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Two Lincoln Men Get Ph . D Degrees Of nine Negroes who received the Ph . D . degree for the year 1939-40 , two were Lincoln men . Oscar 3 ’ . Chapman , professor in the Department of Education at A . and T . College , Greens- ‘ boro , N . C ., received his degree from Ohio State University , and Toye G . Davis , a member of the West Virginia State College faculty received his degree in Biology from Harvard .
Tolson ‘ 23 , Gets High Commenda tion [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Tolson ‘ 23 , Gets High Commenda tion The Saturday Review of Literature carries M . B . Tolson ’ s Harlem Gallery , which is a metropolitan Negro ~ ‘ Spoon River Anthology , V . F . Calverton says Tolson promises to be one of the richest talents produced by Negro literature in America . A graduate in the class of ‘ 23 , Tolson is at present a professor of English at Wiley College .
Book Review " D usk of Dawn " By W . E . Bur ghardt Du Bois ( Harcourt , Brace & Co ., New York , 1940 . 334 pp . $2 . 50 ) [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Book Review D usk of Dawn By W . E . Bur ghardt Du Bois ( Harcourt , Brace &amp; Co ., New York , 1940 . 334 pp . $2 . 50 ) By H . A . B . Jones -Quarte y Dr . Du Bois has , _‘ by the writing and publication of his latest book , added one more item to his long list of distinguished contributions to that branch of active Negro thought which is of the very essence of life to the Negro anywhere in the world . Turbulent Period William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born in Massachusetts on February 23 , 1868 , and has lived through seventy of the most overwhelming years in the history of the world . During his formative years , at home and in high school , he was placed in cirstances which gave him no hint of the coming turbulence in his life as a Negro , so that when the storm broke over his head , it caught him and tossed him and almost ‘ broke him . He who , by reason of the calmness of his environment and his own great gifts of mind , felt himself secure and even superior , su...
Cam pus Trivia [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Cam pus Trivia son , George D _. Cannon , and Rob ert Friend , Anderson , Cannon and Friend , are all Sophomores . Cam pus Odd ities El Club Cervant es By M . B . Ander son Howard Jones , member of the Sophomore Class , amazed and astounded diners in the Freshman Dining Hall ‘ by consuming approximately 35 jelled what you may call thems . After the first ten had ‘ been consumed , a cheer arose from the crowd as each additional one was tossed off . Upon reaching the 32 one Mr . Jones ’ eyes became red and water began to trickle slowly from them , without a doubt due to the quality of the desert . As soon as he finished the last one , Mr . Jones , with ‘ bows to the multitude , acknowledged the tribute paid him and slowly waddled fro m the room . When questioned by your reporter , Mr . Jones admitted the truth of the statement and said , Had I • been in ‘ better condition , I would have eaten at least sixty . When asked why he performed such an amazing feat , he replied , I did it for...
schools : A . & T ., Shaw , Johnson C . Smith , St . Augustine , [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
schools : A . &amp; T ., Shaw , Johnson C . Smith , St . Augustine , North Carolina State . In Virginia there are : Hampton , Union , Virginia State , and St . Paul . And farther north there are : Howard , Morgan and Lincoln . Inasmuch as there are nine member schools in North Carolina and Virgi nia , a school could remain in that vicinity and play all of its games and never come out . Witness North Carolina State ’ s basketball team last season . This is the situation which the Conference has been confronted with since its organization . Still nothing is done abo ut it . Since Morgan and Lincoln produce teams that rank high year in and year out , the southern schools veer away from meeting them . They cannot give the reason that it doesn ’t pay because of the four schools that draw the biggest crowds in conference competition Lincol n , Howard , Morgan , and Virginia State rank highest usually notwithstanding their season . Now ‘ this is a serious challenge to the men who w...
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A few years ago West Virginia State College with could not [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
A few years ago West Virginia State College with could not drew from the Conference because they get _, _~ _niwgJ- g ~ ni _, _~ sto _play . They were willing to come east and play , but the W . Va . State authorities could not get the eatsern teams out to Institute , W . Va . Therefore they resigned . In time they felt better over the matter , but the pocket-book still ruled . Today , Lincoln finds itself much in the same plight as West Virginia . Not so much that it doesn ’t pay to play the Lions , but because they are antagonized , and use subterfuges to cover up . As an excuse for not playing the Lions they give the reason that Lincoln is too far north . A palpable excuse . Baltimore is only _60 miles from Lincoln , a 90 mi nute drive . They don ’t want to p lay the Lions because Lincoln is tough and hard to beat regardless of what kind of teams they have . Have you ever taken note of the fact that a school could stay in North Carolina and play the great majority of its games . I...
Women Stud ents Get Better Grades At Michigan U [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Women Stud ents Get Better Grades At Michigan U Ann Arbor , Mich . ( L . )—- Women students did better than men in earning good grades at the University of Michigan in the school year , 193 9-40 , according tc a report recently made pu’blic by Registrar Ira M . Smith . As a group , sorority women earned the highest marks , with an average of 2 . 60 , while unaffiliated women were second with 2 . 59 . This distinction , for sorority women should not be emphasized , however , Dr . Smith points out , because pledges to sororities and fraternities who were ineligible for initiation ‘ because of scholarship deficiencies are not included in these averages .
Lampadoes Club [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Lampadoes Club In a recent meeting of the Lampodas Club of Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity the election of officers was held . Those elected to serve for the new semester were : President , William Buchanan ; Vice President , Cyril Thomas ; Secretary , Robert Campbell ; Treasurer , Robert Anderson ; Keeper of The Peace , William Winifield ; and Chaplain , George D . Cannon . During the meeting those newly pledged brothers were introduced . They were Robert Andersubstitutions of one who has lived upon , learned much , fought hard , and suffered greatly , and who , again like Byron , has not loved the world , nor the world him , but is nevertheless ready to part fair foes with his antagonist .
Lanier , New Dean Of Instruc tion At Ham pton Institut e [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Lanier , New Dean Of Instruc tion At Ham pton Institut e Raphael _O’Hara Lanier has been appointed Dean of Instruction at Hampton Institute . Mr . Lanier was formerly assistant director of the division of Negro affairs of the NY’A , and an expert of national reputation in the fields of vocational guidance and occupational research . He has done graduate work at Leland Stanford , New York University , and Harvard . In commenting upon the new Dean , Dr . Malcolm S . MacLean , Hampton ’ s new President , said : Mr . Lanier will play a major part in reshaping Hampton ’ s educational program to meet the present-day needs of Negro youth .
Alpha Phi Alpha [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Alpha Phi Alpha At the regular meeting of Nu Chapter , Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity , officers for the ensuing year were elected . They are as follows : President , Grant Shockley ; vice President , Elton Cannon ; Recording Secretary , Woodson Hopewell ; Corresponding Secretary , Charles Okedas ; Treasurer , Judge Paige ; Asst . Treasurer , Alvin Barefleld ; Parliamentarian , Paul Scott ; Editor of Sphinx , Harold Woods ; Dean of Pledges , John Doggett . Tentative plans were discussed with regards to sending delegates to the Alpha Phi Alpha conclave , to ‘ be held in Kansas City , Missouri .
Ka ppa Alph a Psi [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Ka ppa Alph a Psi On Monday evening , December 2 , 1940 , the Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity met in the Guest House for a _Pre-Christmas meeting . The following Brothers were elected to lead the Fraternity for 1941 . Polemarch , Lieutenant Harris ; Vice Polemarch , James Morgan ; Keeper of Records , Shirley Gregory ; Exchequer , Marcus Moore ; Strategus , Alfonso Williams ; Lieutenant Strategus , R . Edison Walden ; Historian , Rayford Ellis _; Ch aplain , Theodus Clark .
Down The Spor ts Trail [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Down The Spor ts Trail Northwesterner Extra -Curricular At R iverton Defends Freedo m Of Enterprise Act ivities Take Small Part Of Time with Ja y Bee Two quick victories , a stinging defeat , and four consecutive wins _tiud it was all over , Lincoln ’ s Mitey Lions had finished their ‘ best season since 1934 . And as the ovaled pigskin is replaced ‘ by the ‘ bounding ‘ ball of the court , the 1940 gridiron year passes in hasty retrospect . Six men of that spirited Orange and Blue eleven have bid adieu to collegiate football . In future years to come , those six seniors will find great delight in recounting or in recalling some of the vivid happenings behind the scenes during their four years of playing at the University . in was ‘ back in 1937 that Captain Beak Bailey ’s mates were humbled 15-0 by Union in the first game of college football for these six men . Big Punj ab Jackson was knocked out by the heat and Union ; Charlie Baltimore accused Beak of running interference for the U...
Howard Spoils Thanks giving For Lions In Washin gton , 63-0 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Howard Spoils Thanks giving For Lions In Washin gton , 63-0 Former Student Has Wri tten Play Union Win s , 56-49 Roaring out of the northeast down into Griffith Stadium , Washington , D . C ., went the Lincoin Orange and Blue Lions to deli ver ‘ ‘ to ’ their t _~ _uditionaI Thanksgiving Day foes Howard , a season ’s greeting gift , 63-0 . In previous years Howard has beaten Lincoln 15 times and Lincoln has won 8 . With six seniors making their last appearance under the Orange and Blue , the entire squad seemed like a river when the floodgates are opened , They dashed up and down the field in an effort to remove in one game the stigma of last year ’ s stalemate at Drexel Field , and the _15 adverse decisions over the last 35 yea rs . Until the late minutes of the first quarter the teams swayed ‘ back and forth across the midway marker . Then on successive runs by Hunter and Engs starting on their own 42 the ‘ ball was placed on the Howard 24 . _T’he Bisons retrenched ami d Pearcy , _...
Union Defeats Lincoln in Season Opener 37-34 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Union Defeats Lincoln in Season Opener 37-34 In a hectic see-saw ‘ battle , Virginia Union ’ s championship quintet ‘ beat out the Lincoln five 37-34 in the closing minutes of the game in Philadelph ia ’ s Olympia A . C . Friday , December 6 . The game was a nip-and-tuck affair throughout and neither team held a comfortable margin at any point , Lincoln went into an early 6-4 lead as Wareham , Scott , and Hunter scored , but Hyde , Glover , and Knighton of Union came right back to _paco Union to a 13-9 advantage a few minutes before intermission , At half tim e the Panthers lead 17-12 . Lincoln came ‘ back with a -rush in the second ‘ half . Wareham hit the cords twice in rapid succession before Union ’ s Davis and Hyde counted once each from the four line . Then Hunter counted from the floor and ‘ bounced a pass to Wareham for the next goal . Young missed from the floor but pushed the rebound in as Union , trailing 20-19 , called time . Lions Lose Lead Here the Lions lost the lead ...