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MUSICAL CLUB BANQUET [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
MUSICAL CLUB BANQUET Reminiscing a ‘ bit , _DireCtor Dorsey said , Our first appearance outside of Lincoln University was at the Lyric Theater in Baltimore . We sang before a large gathering of Presbyterians . Senator William E . Borah was in the audience . One interesting phase of our schedule was our trip to the graveyard in which Edgar , Allan Poe was buried ,. We sang there , but I vividly recall how eager the fellows were to leave the graveyard . ( L aughter ) . Director Dorsey then traced the development of the , Club and reiterated some of its disappolntménts , aspiratiOns , triumphs and eventual fame He let it be known that he didn ’t hold in very high regard those fellows who had a penchant for ridiculing members of the organization on the grounds that they did—that is , that people who love and appreciate music , are sof t and effeminate . He spoke of music as an art , in which one expresses the deepest feelings and yearnings of the soul . On Saturday night , October third...
SURVEY $ HOWS UPPERCLASS MEN WANT MIXED FACULTY [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
SURVEY $ HOWS UPPERCLASS MEN WANT MIXED FACULTY A few years ago’ at Lincoln , Mr . Langston Hughes , aided by other students in the SociOlogy ’ clas s , made a survey , the results ‘ of whi ch were unsually shocking . That survey showed that the upperclassmen were against having Neg roes on the faculty here at Lincoln . The colored press made a lot of to do concerning the matter , and colored public opinion expressed itself in far from ‘ laudatory terms against colored students not wishing to receive instruction from competent members of their own race . Recently , the Lincoln University Trustees voted in favor ’ of ad mitting well-prepared Negroes to professorial chairs here . In keeping _with _theilr resolution they hav ~ given the first chair to a colored man in the person of Mr _, Jo seph Newton Hill who will be in the English Department . A member of the Lincoln News’ staff thought _It would be interesting , by ’ virtue of the trustees’ action and of _Mr . Hill’s appointment , ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
petent Colored men to teach in a nOrthern colleg e . Mr . F . said : Since , we are Negroes , we ought to have Negroes on the faculty . Mr . G ., f _, ~ equently , known as a rad ical , excl aimed , Lincoln Ought to be thrown on the _sci’ap heap if she , in nearly eIghty years of axIstence , has not produced men , capa ble enough to return to the Alma Mater . Mr . H . nonchalantly answered : 1 don ’t give a dar , n who they let come , in . He can be black or white , just so he knows his _stuff _. , However , Lincoln hasn ’t given Negroes , a chance , and , I think the school ought at least do that . Mr . I said : I ’ m for competent Negroes , for it would open a new field for well-trained colored teachers . , ‘ , Mr ,. J . replied : I came here to learn something , and so I don ’t care who teaches . But why not give some well-fitted Negroes a break ? According to Mr . K : I believe colored men on the faculty would help raise , the prestige of Lincoln University . ‘ ‘ Mr . _Ii _, tho...
ALUMNI NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
ALUMNI NOTES Mr . Lank _Isiah King— ’ 2 8—Senior Medical Student at Meharry ; also honor man Mr . _Aldrage B . _Coopèr— ’ _27—Pr of , Cheinls _ti’y and _Th’pt _. of Miami High School , _[ _Plo _. Father F . Mil ls , ChaplaIn of student work—in diocese of Penna . Class ‘ 26 . Byron ’ F . Reed—Teaching _iii Morten , Pa ., class ‘ 31 . Mi ’ _; Fannin Belcher—M . A . —E nglish , Penna . W . Va . Inst _ltute ‘ Mr . Wm . Allyn Hill—class ‘ 29—Boston conse ’ rvatory for voice . Mr . W . ’ Foster—class ‘ 26—Authority on AnthropolOgy , ‘ Ph . D . , . ‘ Mr . Theo . _Hawklns— ’ 3 1—Instructor i : n chemistry here at ‘ Lincoln . ‘ Mr . ‘ _Jefferson Davis— ’ 3 i—Phy _sI _~ e instructor here at Lincoln . MUSICAL CLUB BANQUET ( Continued fi’om ’ page ‘ 2 ) year ’ s president—Mr . Hawkins—requested Mi- . Scott to sing Stan ’ Still Jordan , which was bea utifully _‘ executed . ‘ M r . Felton played a ‘ piano solo , Tone Poem , by McDowell . The get-together , as Preside nt Kidd termed it , was close...
PAN ~ HELLENIC COUNCIL FINDS ALPHA LEADS IN SCHOLARSHIP The following , group standings . have come f rom the ’ Registrar ’ s office and . are , bei ng posted by the , ‘ Pan Hellenic Council ‘ as a means of cre -ati ng an Incentiye ‘ toward scholarship . ( SIg ned ) . , _‘‘ 0 J . CH APMAN , Secretary , Pan _Hellenic Council . 1 , _, Alph a Phi Alpha 2 . 20 2 . Omega ~ si Phi 2 . 39 3 . _Plii . _Be’ta , Sigma ‘ _‘ _.... _. _2 _. 5 l ‘ 4 . Kappa Alpha . Psi ‘ 24 69 [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
PAN ~ HELLENIC COUNCIL FINDS ALPHA LEADS IN SCHOLARSHIP The following , group standings . have come f rom the ’ Registrar ’ s office and . are , bei ng posted by the , ‘ Pan Hellenic Council ‘ as a means of creati ng an Incentiye ‘ toward scholarship . ( SIg ned ) . , _‘‘ 0 J . CH APMAN , Secretary , Pan _Hellenic Council . 1 , _, Alph a Phi Alpha 2 . 20 2 . Omega ~ si Phi 2 . 39 3 . _Plii . _Be’ta , Sigma ‘ _‘ _.... _. _2 _. 5 l ‘ 4 . Kappa Alpha . Psi ‘ 24 69 It Is with great praise that the Pan Helleni c Council congratulates Alpha Phi Alpha for leadIng with , an average of 2 . 20 , and we , , the members of the Council , feel qu lt e , certain that each fraternity can and will have a highei’ average for , this semester . _. . ( Signed , ) 0 , J _, CHAPMAN , , Secretary First . (* _oup _Hoiioi’ _‘ Men . : Walker ,, A . W ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ _Azikiwe , . B . N ~ _Sigma 1 . 00 Walker , _, T . F ‘ Alpha 1 _.. 20 Howard , L . _fl Alpha 1 . 20 ’ Dickerson , C , C Alpha 1 . 19 Male , B . ...
HAZING [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
HAZING ( WHAT A FRESHM THINKS OF IT ) The pOet Tennyson lightly said , The old order changeth , ‘ giving place ’ to , the new . No one who surveys the ‘ educational situation of the American , _Negro , Youth today would deny that it is rapidly changing . ’ Old , methods , _theoriUs , and . _procrastinations are going by the boa rd ,, giving ‘ plac e to _nOsy ideas and experiments . The time has . come , I believe , ’ ‘ for basi ng , to become an institution of the past . The view ~ upper classmen would express ,, is _m oderation , not abolishment . It is talked ‘ here and there that’ it will kill that old Lincoln spi rit . . Uppei’ . classznen and sophomores say that freshmen have to be brought down to their place . ‘ Where , is a freshman ’ s place , though ? In the world , ’ no kind words or treatnient will be shown you , they say . You hear , many other fallacious , statements that are ’ repeated frequently on the campus , Kill the old , Lincoln spirit which will never die ; hazi...
TO HAZE OR NOT . TO HAZE ? . [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
TO HAZE OR NOT . TO HAZE ? . ( WHAT A SOPHOMORE BELIEVES ABOUT IT ) That . is the question , and right now _it seems to _. _be’ a pretty big question . Everyone ’ wil l agree that Lincoln isn’t ‘ the same since the faculty put its foot down on hazing . And when the faculty did that , the vital spark so necessary to a school ’ s spirit , fli ckered and died . It is well known that the hazing of today is no , t like th’e . hazing of Yesterday . Hazing , to be sure , is gradually dying . out , and I can see no _i’eason for , the drastic ‘ steps which the faculty has taken . Unless one hazes the freshman , Li ncol n , situated as , it is , affords little other _entei’tainment It . becom , es necessary , a ~ times to go to extremes ’ when , rabbling on some dog s ,, because of their attitudes , Such , cases are so seldom that , this sudden stopping of all forms of ‘ hazing is nothing short of preposterous . I sincerely hope _that ~ the faculty will suffer a change of mind .,
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
Director Dorsey of Lincoln Wths Recognition as Composer Though still’ in his twenties , Ja mes B . _Dorsey director of the Lincoln University M usical Club has átepp ed ‘ up a . niche . _iii _: the ’ musical world . ‘ in ‘ the recent’ Rodman _Wanainaker Musical Compositions Contest for Colored Composers , Mr . Dorsey won second prize with l _~ Is . composition entitled ,, Scandals . The prize Mr . Dorsey won was worth seventy-five ( ~ 75 ) dollars . The ieoipi ent of this _pi _: _ize is a graduate of Tuskee , gee Institute ‘ and of Lincoln University . He _Is stIll pursuing his musical _studies in Philadelphi a . Coming to Lincoln _aftem’ finishing Tuskeegee , Mr . _Dom-sey took over . the work of directin g _tIle musical club when he was just a sophomore . All the . club members were older than the youthful director , That was seven years ago , Since that time ,, the name and fame of the Lincoln _Tinlvem’sity Musical Club , has ‘ become known throu ghout the South and New England
Morrow , Wins Card ozo Tennis Cup [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
Morrow , Wins Card ozo Tennis Cup Dr . Cardoza of Baltimore , Md _,, annually gives a cup : to Lincoln University ’ s ‘ best tennis player . Saturday , October 10 th , a few , hours before the Lincoln-Union grid-iron clash , tennis aspirants for the cup played on the Lincoln courts . The fi nals were characterized by hard playing , and stiff competition . Herman Morrow , defe ating Bob Bennett who is captain for the year ‘ 31- ’ 32 , emerged victor . The score was 6-4 , 4-6 , 8-6 , and 10-8 . Semi-finalists were Holt ‘ 34 , Albert Tillery ‘ 32 , and Walker ‘ 34 . Walker defaulted to Bennett , thereb y making Bennett finalist to Morrow , P . S . —The mana gement of the ‘ tennis team wishes to encourage the students ‘ to . try out next _yeai’ fo m’ the Cardoza cup . The ‘ competitions will be held this coming spring .
SONG OF A . FRESHMAN [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
SONG OF A . FRESHMAN Give to me that Lincoln spirit , Pour it deep within my heart , Let it be with me forever , Let it ne ’ er from me ‘ depart ; Give to me that Lincoln _spim’it , Permeate my very soul , Never let it once forsake me ,. Keep it e ’ er in my control , I will strive to do my best Aided by the _LinColn sp irit ; Lord above , this Is my song , _I _. pray to you . p lease hear it . H . ALFRED FARRELL . ‘ 34
READ AND LAUGH [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
READ AND LAUGH By L . D . H . A college freshman is a young fellow wile walks through doors marked No admittance . * * * * * Memories ’ When man ’ s too old For hugs and kisses He _site around And reminisces . * , * . * * . _,. _* Prof . Grim ( excavating In Asia ) : Ah , here’s the skull of a woman _! Terrible Terror , his assistant : How d ’ ya know it’s a woman ’ s ? P ~ rof . Grim : A-hem , a-hem , hum , hum , can ’t you see the mouth is open ? * * * * * Mrs . Williams : Chubby , what do you mean by sta ying away all night . What ’ s in Oxford that’s worth staying all night for ? Chubby : , Sweetheart , I dropped a penny at the corner and’ a taxi parked on it . * * * * * Harold Fenderson : Gosh , I ‘ jus t dreamed I had a job ! Laurence Howard : Yeah , you do ~ look kinda tired this morning . ‘ * * * * * ‘ Sherlock Holmes : Quick , Watson , my magnifying glass—there ’ s something lying here on the beach ! Dr . Watson : What do you see , Hol mes ? Sherlock Homles : As near as I c...
KRAZY KRACKS [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
KRAZY KRACKS By HEWITT H . BOURNE Cab : Is your wife economical ? Fletcher : Sometimes . She had a cake for her fortieth birthday last night and she only had twenty-six candles on it . * * * * * Beggar : Madam , I haven ’t seen a piece of meat for weeks . Lady : Mary , show this poor man a mutton chop . _A _. College Bred _Oonduetoi ’ Fare please , Fare . The passengers gave no heed , Fare please , again he repeated . Still the passengers were oblivious . By the ejaculatory term ‘ fare , said the ’ conductor , I imply no reference to the state of the weather ; the complexion of the blonde you observe in the contiguous seat , or the adjoining ‘ place of rest , nor even to the quality of service vouched by this philanthropic corporation . _I merely alluded in a manner perhaps lacking in ’ delicacy , but not in clarity and conciseness , to to the monetary obligation set ‘ by your presence in this vehicle of tr _enspo _rtatj on and suggest that you liquidate immediately , The da zed ‘ p...
RENDALL HALL [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
RENDALL HALL As ‘ a member of the sophomore class , I entitle this theme Rendall Hall because in every respect the in stitution of which I became a part last year has gone through a complete metamorphosis . ‘ Of cour se , some of , the cha nges _1 believe to be ‘ beneficial to the institution , but on the _othem- hand , some of the changes _appeam- to be detrimental . Alon g with the appearance of Rendall Hall the _stud ent body came face to face with a long list ‘ of _uiiivers ity _regulations that would do _well _iii any girl ’ s boa rding school . As fam as ha _zimi g is concerned I am as yet unwilling to agree with sevem’al members of the faculty when they say that hazing is a thing of by-gone days . When I stop to consider such outstanding universities as _Fom’dam , Colg ate , Cornell , Dam’tmouth , Rutgers , _Bi’own , and even New York Univem ’sity , i tself , which is right in the heart of a _gm’ea t metropolis , I cannt hel p but doubt the veracity of such a statement . Prac...
Lincoln Students in Auto Mishap [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
Lincoln Students in Auto Mishap On October eighth at 3 : 15 P . M ., two Lincoln students narrowl y escaped death in a ’ serious automobile wreck , The boys , Albert Tillery , a seij io m-, and T . S . Blanton , a freshman were In Philadelphi a on their way back to Lincoln . The cam ’ , which had a door broken and t ’ wo windows crashed out , belongs to Prof . La’baree of the Sociology Department , Witnesses vouched for the fact that it was not the fault of the boys that the mishap occuri’ed . The weather was bad and the _stm’eets were wet , A car coming down another street refused to give the Lincolnites the right of way , so to _pm ’event death , Mr . _Tillery , the dmi ver , had to swerve , his car so as to run parallel with the other cam ’ . Tille ry , who suffem-ed a spra ined back and injur ed arm , was taken to the Frankford ‘ Hoepi tai in Philadelphia . . Blanton was treated for injum ’ies to his left thigh and minor cuts and bruises . Both boys suffered shock , Prof . Labar...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
Brick Top : I ’ ve got _iiisoi ~ nia , can ’t sleep a _Wiiik _. ‘ . Chink Yuen : ‘‘ I bad i t , too , but I bought a revolving bed and now I sleep like a top . * * ‘ * ‘ , ‘ i Farrell : Do yOu , use tooth powder ? _Curtis : Naw ! I don ’t believe in cosmetics _tom’ _m en . , ‘ * * * * * Did you know that : Bee tle Crusher is a slang _tem’m foi’ a per son with _large feet . The tei’m was us ~ d , by The Puccio Magazine . The objec ts crushed wem ’ e _lai ge black beetles found in London . ( ain ’ t ‘ at _soni fin ?) Sig ning off—Public Enemy No . 34
PANACEA FOR NEGRO PROBLEM [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
PANACEA FOR NEGRO PROBLEM Among the changes , incident in the _hife ~ of any subject race , ’ no event will’ fill them with greater anxieties than that of promulgating ~ _same plan that will : raise them from the ‘ position of an incarnatC Lazarus ; feeding on’ the crumbs of and . ent civilization ,, to the ’ psychological framework of eeoü omic , political , and social independence . During the , last few ye ’ ars , all our leaders have been concerned with the formulation of some plan which will serve as a remedy for the Negro ~ problem . But through diversity of interest these . have hopelessly failed in presenting some tangible and _consti-uctive . plan . . They have , it _seenis , subjugated their historical experiences to . Chauvinism ; ‘ placed individual interest above that of ‘ the group , consequently they are still to ‘ be seen at the point from which they started . ‘ There are , however , some , though not leaders , who ‘ would have made , valuable contributions to the ca...
ED I TOR ! ALS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WELCOME TO FRESHMEN [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
ED I TOR ! ALS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WELCOME TO FRESHMEN Gentlemen of the first year class , you have come _.. to . an . ’ institution , rich in tradition , proud of its ‘ educational standards , and exultant in the’ service and attainments of its graduates . For years , ‘ Lincoln University has been a trainer and builder of men ’ . Men with ideals , men with a purpose , men , ‘ courageous and true . To you , the word man , should strike a responsive chord within your _hearts ~ As Negroes , the word should have a perculiar meaning . A man means more than just being twenty-one . The . term should’ suggest courage , stamina , ruggedness of will and purpose , a ‘ willingness to face the future with confidence , and , having established lof ty ideals , to : play the game hard , fairly and squarely , that you may evtentually see the realization of your cherished dreams . Granting that education is a useful tool , you , as ...
Significance of Rendall Hall [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
Significance of Rendall Hall The n _~ wly-built _’ Rendall Hall represents the _zenith of architectural beauty symmetm’y and strength . To those who dwell ’ within its walls a Challenge is Offered’ . Will our thoughts , ideals , an’d actions be as beautiful , as strong , and imposing as this ‘ building ? Will we ever strive to maintain the mental balance and physical poise expected ’ of those of ‘ us who , in Rendall Hall , find such evidences of ’ material progress written in brick , mortar , and steel ? _Remidahl ’ Hall surely has a pecular significance for us . ‘ It challenges us . To buck the challenge is a Herculean task ~ . We ’ll be weighed in the balance , Will we be found wanting ? No , let ’ s accept the challenge and make the best of it . ( Editorial ) 0—Prof . Labaree : Mr . ‘ Yaphner , will you please run up the shade ? ‘ . Mr . Yaphner : Say , what do . y a , think I am , a professional acrobat ?
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
Negro wants to ‘ be an outcast ‘ progeny of white rapists . Let us ’ grant that they succeed in fusing , he ‘ eleven million ‘ Negrbes in _America _, Will , they ,, revert’ to the ~ rimit ive ~ _ystCm of 19 th ‘ cent . Japan or ‘ Chin ’ a , and build a wall around America so’ as to ’ prevent ‘ any of Africa ’ s one hundred ‘ and ’ fif ty , millions , of black souls _fi ~ om entering ? International ‘ diplomacy answers , No ! ~~ _:. ~~ , Race prejud ice _i _’ _s not of recent origin . Its hi story _date’s ’ back to primitiv e times , it is the inevitable concOmitant of natiomial ‘ pride . Unless _. you reduce _tl ~ e minds of all the peoples of the world tO a’ single pattern , race prejudice will ’ so long’ continue ’ to be _au important factor in human society . , In the opinion of the writer , the white man ‘ looks down upon the ’ _Nogro for two _rea’sons : First , that he ( the white man ) knows very little or nothihg of African History . Secondly ; ’ ‘ because the Negro’ is ‘ pol...
THE LINCOLN TYPE [Newspaper Article] — Lincoln News — 1 October 1931
THE LINCOLN TYPE We congatulate Mr . B ., Washi ngton Rhodes . He is , a graduate ~ of Benedict College , of Lincoln University , and of the Temple University Law School . ‘ He is a memb , _em’ of the Law Firm of Nix , Rhodes , and Hum’bert . He is President of the Philadelphia Branch of the Lincoln Alumni Associa tion . The Philadelphia Business League clai ms him as it , s Vice President . . Mr . _Rhodei is also Assistant U . _5 . Attorney , being the first colored man In Pennsylvania to hold such a position ( appointed May 15 th , 1926 ) . He is in chai’ge of tax assessment and _toi ’geiture cases . This outstanding Lincoln man is also : _. _1 _, Me mber of Kappa Alpha Psi 2 . Member of Elks , Masons 3 . Edi tor , the Philadelphia Tribune At Lincoln Mr . Rhodes was known as a deba tem . He wa ’ _s valedictorian Commemicement Day Speaker and winmier of the coveted _Obdyne Medal fo r best debatter ( 1921 ) . ‘ Mr . Rhodes was born October 29 , 1895 in Camden , South Carolina . : ‘<...