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PRES . WRIGHT AND _- PROF . S . N . HILL IN- - EDUCATIONAL BROADCAS T ’ [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
PRES . WRIGHT AND _- PROF . S . N . HILL IN- - EDUCATIONAL BROADCAS T ’ ( Continued from page _1 ) _- ‘ LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE HOLDS UNIQUE PLACE . IN MODERN - EDUCATION Pres ident Wright American people have believed in the American college . Unpr € ~ cedented sums have been given by private individuals and from the public purse . _- ~ In the area north and east of the Southern and Western boundaries of Pennsylvania , there were in 1930 , one and one-eighth million Negro people . Amid the scores of colleges in this area , many of whom have never seen a Negro student , stands one Liberal Arts College—Lincoln University in Southeastern _Penl _% sylvania , primarily _( or Negro students . _-. . _- _- _‘ Lincoln University has been made possible through its years by the support of private philantrop hy . . . At present , it is endeavoring to complete a fund of $ 100 , 000 for most essential improvements and maintenance . Sixty thousand dollars has been secured ~ $30 , 000 is conditionall...
SPORTS RESUME [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
SPORTS RESUME -Evidently , the -football situation at Lincoln has undergone a rennaissance the effects of which , we predict _’ will carry the Lions to the crest of C . I . A . A . ranks in the very near future . played at night in the Wayne Stadium of West Chester State Teachers College on a _rain-soak ~ d terrain . Away to a 6—0 lead by virtue of a 38 yard runback of a punt by their stellar fullback Lynch , the A . &amp; T . Aggies clung to their lead for three quarters . ~ In the waning moments of the final period , Wendall sped 13 yards through the Aggie secondary and tertiary to earn a 6—6 draw with the southerners . The Annual Turkey Day Classic drew football to a dramatic and successful close when the Lions beat the Bisons 9—0 . _- Throughout the entire season , Wendell was the driving spark in the Lions ’ offensive gestures as an elusive , hardplunging ball-carrier , accurate passer , thus valuable ; and defensively a vicious tackler and an alert guarder against enem...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
‘ A [ PHAS _-HOi _. ~ D : ’ _- _- _- _‘ SILVER -JUBILEE - Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity completed a four day program commemorating its silver anniversity , Friday , November fifth , , with a series of speeches and awarding of prizes for scholastic -achievement and its essay contest . ‘ _, - _- On Tuesday , November 2 nd , President Donald Davis inaugurated the program by introducing the first speaker , Abraham Lanier , who spoke briefly on a survey of the history- of Alpha _- Phi Alpha Fraternity . He brought out the fact that Alpha Phi Alpha was founded at , Cornell Uni ~ versity on December 4 , 1 06 . This marked ‘ the’ founding of the first Negro Greek -Lette _~ , Fraternity . On Novemher ~~ , 1912 , fourteen men united to form what is now known as the Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha _~ _-fraternity at _- Lincoln University , Alpha Phi Alpha-has grown , from- one to eightyfive colleges , uniting 3 , 000 strong _- On November 3 rd excerpts were read from the winning essay...
THE ‘ COLLEGE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
THE ‘ COLLEGE ( Continued from page 2 ) chicanery , double-dealing , tricky dishonesty , petty jealousies , selfish ambitions , laziness , moral corruption and intellectual narrowness ~ The opposite of these characteristics must be woven into the very structure of the collective life . The positive attributes of honesty , courage , equality _- and unremitting labor ( mental and physical ) n _) ust give depth and direction to adventures that are profoundl y purposeful . Wherever and by whatever means these elements are denied or defeated , there the primary conditions for the development of real comradeship are destroyed . -This will be true whether the areas of _asSociation are confined to the relationships between students only , between faculty only , or in the more inclusive associations of faculty and students as par ticipants in a common enterprise . If it is true that College is a place which provides optimum conditions for corniñg to grips with the great intellecttial , moral...
OMEGA PRESENTS - LT . L . A . OXLEY [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
OMEGA PRESENTS - LT . L . A . OXLEY Omega Psi Phi Frateinity presented Lt , Lawrence A . Oxley on Sunday , November 14 th to climax the National Negro Achievement Week . Lt . Oxley spoke of the _remed y for delinquency in the colored race in America . The great causes of delinquency in the colored people according to Lt , Oxley are , their bad housing conditions in tl ~ e . south and in northern metropolit _~ q areas . Colored peop le , _tl ~ e speaker . said , are migrating from the South to the Midwestern cities and , to the Atlantic seaboard . Better housing conditions are being made possible by the Administration in Washington . The greatest remedy would be removing the social stigma the Negro labors under . Lt . Oxley cited cases of- Lincoln men working in _coh’imunities and making _thei selves influential factors and men of exeniplaty character in their respective communities . In conclusion Lt . Oxley contended that Lincoln men are doing this , and all men should do this by l...
LINCOLN DEBATERS WERE IN BALTIMO RE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
LINCOLN DEBATERS WERE IN BALTIMO RE The Lincoln University Debaters appeared in their- first debate of the year before the City Wide Young Peoples ’ Forum in Baltimore , Md _., on Friday ‘ night November 26 th . - An dudience of eight hundred heard the teams debate both side ’ s of the question : Resolve 4 that the building of Negro business is an effective means of solving the economic problem of the Negro . - The constructive speech _( or _- the negative was delivered by Jack Tracey of Lincoln University , and the affirmative was given by _James Johnson of Lincoln , The _rCfutations and the interrogations were given b y LeRoy Patrick and William Hamilton . _- _- The question was _- brilliantl y debated by the Lincoln squads -and the audience was equall y divided on the question at the end of the debate _’ ~ The Forum was especially pleased with the team ’s presentation , and extended to them a ’ return engagement at any time that the team desires to return . The team has under con...
BASKETBALL SEASON GETS _ UNDERWAY The First Practice Dr aws Many New Fa ces to the [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
BASKETBALL SEASON GETS _ UNDERWAY The First Practice Dr aws Many New Fa ces to the Courts Coach Rivero issued a call for candidates for the basketball team j ust before Thanksgiving . The team was left somewhat -depleted by the graduation of five varsity men :. - Ballard , Henderson , Brisbane , Durant , and Pree . This group helped the team finish in third place—onl y a game behind North Carolina A . &amp; T ., C . I . A . A . champions . The men out for basketball this year are : veterans—Honey , J . Brown , Beckwith , ~ Ramsey , K . ‘ Brown , and H . Jones . Due to the graduation of a varsity line-up , several men who were on last year ’ s Junior Varsity squad coach Rivero stated may be on - the varsity . Among the most promising are McDonald , Hobson , Ransom , Haye , and Caesar Marshall . Freshmen who are showing most prom ise are Gloster , Hyde , F . Martin , and W . Marshall . - _-
N . Y STUDENTS _, _- _- ORGANIZE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
N . Y STUDENTS _, _- _- ORGANIZE CLUB A club composed of students from the five boroughs of New York and West Chester County -has been organized on the campus of Lincoln University . This group seeks to set , up a scholarship fund which _- will enable _- worthy boys from New York High Schools to attend Lincoln University , The group will have very few campus activities and will confine itself to New York . _- A publicity committee will function within the group to advertise Lincoln and to keep the name of Lincoln tjniversity constantly before the eyes of the public . A dance will be presented by this group at the Club Danceland in New York City on December 23 rd . The officers of the club are : Donald Dayis , President , _- Corona , L . I _. _; Cameron Thornhill , Vice-president , Brooklyn , N . Y . ; Jack Tracey , ’ Record . ing Secretary , Corona , L . _I _. _; Franklin Williams , - _, ~ orresponding Secretary , New York _’; _. _’Kenneth Phipps , Treasurer , New York ; -- Philip R...
CLASS OF _- ‘ 37- - _- MAKING GOOD [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
CLASS OF _- ‘ 37- - _- MAKING GOOD The following members of the class of June 1937 are either emp loyed or engaged in graduate or professional studies according to recent reports received by The Lincolnian . At Howard Law School are Arthur Bates , Robert Carter and Martin Pree . Enrolled in the Medical School of the same institution are _Roland Lucas aifd William Pitts , _- Donald Carey and William Anderson are studying at Meharry Medical School . At the University of Pennsylvania C . C . Jones and Wrn . Jordan are studying sociology . Matthew Mouzon is teaching French at Rock Hill , S . C . ; M . S . Johnson and _Eugene - Gadsden are teaching in Georgia . H . F . Brown is studying lal at Temple University . Enrolled - in ’ Atla nta University are Nelson Wood- _- fork and U . B . Glover , who are studying social work , Leo Hatton is engaged in social - work at New Caanan , Conn . G . G . Meyers has a photograph y shop _- in Jamaica , New York , John- _I ~ _qnder ~ .-- son is doing _...
‘ AMACO" TO BE -PRESENTED AGAI N [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
‘ AMACO TO BE -PRESENTED AGAI N ( Continued from page 1 ) Rayfield Purnell , _Ckrter Nórwood , R ~ Trent , and Gregory Newton . _- The play goes no further than the implication . The playwr ight makes no effort at propaganda . When one considers the fact that the students did all the preparatory work in the play , i . e ., the designing and building of scenery , arranging and controling lights , and putting in execution the various assignment s of play prod uction , one cannot beli ttle the significance of this aspect of _collegiaie training , The play was directed by Professor J , Newton Hill and Abram Hill . Plans are now being made for’ Amaco to he presented _- at Virginia State , Philadel ph ia , New York City , and Baltimore .
RUBY ELZY IN CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
RUBY ELZY IN CONCERT ( Continued from page 1 ) Broadcasting Company with the New York Philharmic ’ Orchestra ’ and the Los Angeles Philharmic Orchestra . She has - sung with both , _ii ~ , Lewisohn _Stadium and the Hollywood Bowl . Miss Elzy began her formal concert debut in Town Hall at New York on October 10 , 1937 . _- She was accompanied at the piano by Mr . Cannon . Dr . C . C . McCracken , General Director of The General Board of Education of The Presbyterial church ,, whose interest en ~~ led Miss BIzy to _entei’ Ohio ~ State _Univers 1 t _~ - _, _* _t ~~ _l _~ i the ~ _udieiice _~ . _- - - _- _- ‘ ‘ - - _- _- _- _- _-
300 BOOKS DONATED TO THE LIBRARY BY - DR . HORACE M . BOND [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
300 BOOKS DONATED TO THE LIBRARY BY - DR . HORACE M . BOND A gift of approximately 300-boo ks concerning the Negro have been accepted by the Vail Memorial Library as a gift from Dr . Horace Mann Bond of the class of 1923 , who is now Dean of Dillard University . Many of the books presented by Dr . Bond are rare . Among these is a group of books by Paul Lawerance Dunbar and Charles Chesnutt . The presentation also contain some fiction of the twenties . These books _- will be added to the Negro collection which was started by the class of 1916 .
HAMMOND -ORGAN - BEIN G IN STALLED _- ‘ -- _‘ . - - IN CHAPEL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
HAMMOND -ORGAN - BEIN G IN STALLED _- ‘ -- _‘ . - - IN CHAPEL _- - ( Continued from page 1 ) felt were most outstanding about the Hammond organ were , The even and instantaneous action , range of tone color ’ which is almost limitless , and the dyna mic range . Rudolf Ganz , who is now president of The Chicago Musical Schqol , has thi s to say : Self expression finds a new stimulus in the rich variety of sound combinations made possible by the Hammond organ .
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
COMING EVENTS December 10— 11 C . I . A . A . Conference . December 10 - _Aniaco Dramatic production . - December 12 Mr . Herbert King—Chapel speaker and Forum leader . December 14 Founders’ Day Program . December- 14 _- _, Freshmen Oratorica _l Contest . December 18 - - - _- _‘ Chr istmas Recess b _~ gins .
‘DELEGATES TO NATIONAL " NEGRO - - - CONGRESS GIVE _- _- _- - _- REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
‘DELEGATES TO NATIONAL NEGRO - - - CONGRESS GIVE _- _- _- - _- REPORT On Friday , December 3 rd , the delegates from Lincoln- to the National Negro Congress gave their report in chapel . The speakers were introduced by Le Roy Patrick , a delegate to the Congress and the speakers included Joseph Roulhac , Cortez Allen and Jack Traccy . These men were sent to the Congress by the Student Council as that body felt that the gathering in Philadelphia would have something of definite benefit to impart to Lincoln Students and that the report would be stimulating to the student body - as a whole . The speakers collectively told of the proceedings of the Congress and a few of the many important resolutions which were drawn up . A few interest ing sidelights were cited and they included many _points of human appeal to the students . A Philip Randolph , opened the Congress with an impassioned appea l for united action on the part of the Negro with the aid , of his white allies in the struggle f...
Boox REvIEws By _- KENNETH DODSON [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
Boox REvIEws By _- KENNETH DODSON John Steinbeck ’ s Of Mice and Men is a beautiful and heart-breaking story of lonely men and women who constantly dream of finding some morsel of seôurity . They are the defeated little people whose lives are lonely and without roots ; the people who roam the wastelands in search of fulfillment , always pursuing an evasive horizon . Steinbeck pictures them with te nderness and _- understanding and through his poetic prose , gives them a dignity , an importance which they could never achieve in life . rt _i ~ the tale of Lennie , a man whose gigantic frame cradles the mind and emotions of an idiot child , and of George , the little man who _- sees in Lennie’s strength , the possible fruition Of his small dream . This pair of vagabonds tramp the valleys of California , losing job after job because of Lennie’s unintentional habit of killing things . Their wanderings eventually lead them to a ranch in California where they find work . A long bunk house ...
LIBRAR Y EXHIBITS WORKS OF HARLES -TON , DISTINGUISHED - NEGRO POR TRAIT PAINTER [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
LIBRAR Y EXHIBITS WORKS OF HARLES -TON , DISTINGUISHED - NEGRO POR TRAIT PAINTER An exhibition of paintings and draw ~ ings by Edwin Augustus Harleston is now b _’ eing shown in the basement of the Vail Memorial Library . The exhibit ‘ was opened on- November 17 th by Mr . James A . Porter , instructor in Art at Howard University , who disc ussed some of the pictures and their particular features . The exhibition is div ided into two groups , portraits and landscapes . Among the most interesting of these pictures are three portraits , The Old Servant , _ G . A . R . Veteran , and ~ ‘ The First Haircut . - ‘ The Old Servant delineates an old woman who ha ~ worked hard for many years , but who is still has the determination and desire to continue . _ G . A . R . Veteran is a charcoal and pastel portrait which shows an old veteran dressed in his uniform and medal . The facial expression in this picture also shows the features of a proud individual who has lived many years , but who , i...
MAX YERG-AN- . _1 . ’ _- _- _-- _AOl _RES-SES--- CHAPEL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
MAX YERG-AN- . _1 . ’ _- _- _-- _AOl _RES-SES--- CHAPEL Max Yergan , former secretary of the Y . M . C . ‘ A . spoke to the students of Lincoln University on the week _.. end of November 6 th and 7 th ~ For more than ‘ six years , Mr . ‘ Yergan-has travelled in Europe , Asia and primarily _Africa ; his knowledge and understanding of - the peoples of the Eastern Hemisphere is through . A little over a year ago , he resigned as Y . M . C . A . secretary to become the Secretary of the International Committee on African Affairs , The reason for - his - resignation was his realization that the problems of the Africans- were mostly political and economic , and the policy of the Y . M . C . A . was not formulated to meet the needs of these millions of _- subjected people . The International Committee on African Affairs is composed - of about fifteen members from France , England , Belgium , America and Canada . - Their purpose is threefold : ( _1 ) On the basis of research , compiled from ...
SEMINARY STODENT ~ ATTEND CONVENTION On November 11 th and 12 th , a dele -gation from the Lincoln - University Seminary convened with twenty other seminaries of the Middle Atlantic see- [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
SEMINARY STODENT ~ ATTEND CONVENTION On November 11 th and 12 th , a delegation from the Lincoln - University Seminary convened with twenty other seminaries of the Middle Atlantic see- tion in an inter-seminary movement . The pin-pose of the conference was as follows : ( 1 ) To discover afresh the fullness of - the message of Christ for the coming leadership of the Christian Church . ( 2 ) To win , men to complete selfdedication and to promote growth in personal spiritual power . - ( 3 ) To foster all courageous and reasonable action and thought looking toward Christian unity . ( 4 ) To shate the opportunities and obligations of the _- Christian faith w ith all people of every class and race in this land and overseas . ( 5 ) To encourage fearless commoi-i ve ntures of practical activity in significant areas of personal and social _life . ( 6 ) To continue the economic - emphasis . Delegates to the Conference were : Junior Class , Clifford Trent ; Middle Class , H . Carl Moultrie ; S...
NUAIILC . P . _REORGA- _- NIZES , ELECTS -NEW _- - OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 10 December 1937
NUAIILC . P . _REORGA- _- NIZES , ELECTS -NEW _- - OFFICERS The Lincoln University Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People met in a re-organization meeting on Thursday evening , November 5 th . A report of the activities of the past semester was presented b y the past president , Herbert R . Cain . With Talmage Pickney presiding at the meeting , the following officers for the-year 193 7—38 were elected : President , Abraham Lanier ; Executive Secretary , Cortez Allen ; Treasurer , Charles ’ Robertson ; Secretary , Palmer Hunt . - _- Those elected to the executive cabinet of the organization _wOre : Donald Davis , Walter ‘ Johnson , _Talmage Pinckney , Gregory Newton , Herbert R . Cain , John Randolph and Kenneth Phipps . - The new officers and Cabinet pledged a constructive and- active program of work for the ensuing year . A membership campaign will be launc hed in the near future . Students are asked to watch for posted announcements of the coming ...