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New Men P 1 ed ~ ed In Fraternities Large Freshman Class Aid _5 Each Group to Swell Its Pled ge Club [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
New Men P 1 ed ~ ed In Fraternities Large Freshman Class Aid _5 Each Group to Swell Its Pled ge Club Th e annual spring pledging by the fraternities has taken place within the past month . All four fraternities , on the campus have a record number of pledglings . ~ Pledg es to Kappa Alpha Psi are a ~ follows : Clarence Adams , Maurice Ailder son , Lloyd Barnett , Benjamin Braxton , St . Ju lian De Costa , Ernest Green , Lieutenant Harris , Leo Hinson , Wallace Hobson , Robert Hyde , Edward _Jollnson , C . Frank Murray , Lester Norris , Phillip R andolph , Kenneth Weaver , Thomas Williams , Reginald Young . Pledges to Phi Beta Sigma are as follows : Osceola Anderson , Selwyn Atwell , Je rry Bundy , Edward ’ Cannon , Lendall Chase , Willie Coleman , Hurdle Jacke , Wilf red James , Louis Kindle , Franklin Morton , Olie Patrick , Nura l Ward , B . Vincent Wiltshire , Matthew Williams . Pledges to Omega Psi Phi are as follows : Robert Alexander , Percy Batipps , Theodore Bolden , Fred Br...
Glee Club Plans to Present " Hiawatha " Forty Girls Will ‘ Take Part In Festival With Club [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
Glee Club Plans to Present Hiawatha Forty Girls Will ‘ Take Part In Festival With Club In conjunction with a select group of forty girls and a symphony orchestra from Philadelphia ; the Lincoln University Glee Club plans to present Samuel Coleridge Taylor ’ s Hiawatha at the annual May Festival , Mr . J . E . Dorsey , under whose direction the cantata will be presented , has said that this breaks the precedent of giving concerts consisting of a group of ‘ songs . This contata , therefore , should be of greater interest than the concerts of past years , says Mr . Dorsey . The Glee Club has planned several concerts in preparation for its Twelfth Annual Tour . The first of these was given on February 14 , when the group sang at the First Presbyterian Church of Carlisle , Pennsylvania . On February 27 , the Glee Club gave a concert at Aberdeen , Md ., which was sponsored by Clyde Bessicks of the class of ‘ 37 . The group sang in Atlantic City on March 18 . A radio broadcast over Station...
" Lovers Meeting " Wins First Place At Play Tourn ey [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
Lovers Meeting Wins First Place At Play Tourn ey Presentation of Lover s Meeting by Laurence Housma n _In the Cultural Olympics at the Univer sity of Pennsylvania , on Friday and Saturday , February 18 and 19 , was a major event In the schedule of the , Lincoln University Players during the present semester . This drama is set In the community house of the Friars Minor in Parugia In 1240 A . D . It illustrates the poetry and mysticism for which the’ English poet and brother of A . E . Laurence , is so well known . The Cultural Olympics are pre _~~ ’ icated on the proposition that the cooperation and the sharing of cultural experiences are of much greater value to : modern _soCiety than competition for first place . Its main purpose , Is to encourage a large number of American Citizens ‘ . to engage in some form of’ cultural pu rsuit , as a leisure time activity . Although the Cultural Olympics are extending over the entire school year , ‘ the collegiate dramatic festival tok the for...
Lincoln Student Wins _ Scholarship Donald Davis Will Do Re . search in Philadelphia [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
Lincoln Student Wins _ Scholarship Donald Davis Will Do Re . search in Philadelphia _DOnald Davis of the senior class has been ‘ awarded an Armstrong scholarship to do . special work in Philadelphia at the Armstrong Association . This student will do constructive work in social research and will aid in the study and solution of urban _problem s . He journeys Into Philadelphia each Tuesday to conduct his research Into the problem of Negro labor in the building and trades industry . Through Investigation he has discovered that there are a large number of Negro home owners in Philadelphia but that they employ only a _sm all percentage of Negro workers for construction and Improvements . The ‘ Armstrong Association awards thi ~ scholarship annually to the most outstandin g senior majoring in sociology at Lincoln University . H . Franklin Brown was the ~ eciplent of the award last year ; c _~ . _, heJ investigated juvenile delinqJ uency . The association , an affilia te of the National U...
Juniors C 6 _mpletin ~ Plans for April Prom Most Ufliq ue _DecOration _s Will Include Duck Pond and Brid ge [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
Juniors C 6 _mpletin ~ Plans for April Prom Most Ufliq ue _DecOration _s Will Include Duck Pond and Brid ge The Junior Class is now completing arrangements for Its Prom , Beginning with the dance on Friday , April 1 , festivities will continue to Sunday , April 3 . The class has engaged the Duke ’ s Orchestra of Philadelphia , The La Chiquitas and Do Ohi _Kl , ~ popular girls clubs of Philadelphia , will act as hostesses , The _chaIrman ~ of .. the da ~~ e ~ , c ~ oinmittee ,, Paul _Harris , has stated ~ that the decorations planned fo ~ the affair’ ~ ill ‘ be ’ ‘ the , most _elabóratO ~ ’é ~ er _ottc _, _ni ~~ tcd 4 ~ ’ _~ , _’L _~ _ricoZc _~ , _outstan _ding fee _ture of the ~ ‘ _deCora _~ ., _tiops _. will , be a beautiful duck pond and bridge for _prOmë ’ _nadii ~ g . ’ ~ Frèd Aden will assist in the decorations , Favors for the ladies are planned , the most unique ever given on our campus , stated the chairman . Present plans call for an organ recital by Mr . Charles Ballard on...
DEBATERS DEFEND NLRB QUESTION AGAINST UNION Tracey , Patrick , Oppose Juniata ; Meet Drexel _Inst . in Phil _a _. [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
DEBATERS DEFEND NLRB QUESTION AGAINST UNION Tracey , Patrick , Oppose Juniata ; Meet Drexel _Inst . in Phil _a _. Before an audience of high school pupils in Huntlngdon , Pennsylvania , the Lincoln University Debaters on March 7 , upheld against Juniata College the negative of the question Resolved : That the National Labor Relations Board should be empowered to enforce arbitration of all Industrial disputes . LeRoy Patrick and Jack C . Tracey represented Lincoln . According to the principal of the high school , it was the first time his students had witnessed the Oregon style of debate ; their applause indicated their enjoyment . Virginia Union University met Lincoln _, UnIversity In a no decision th ~ _bate in the basement of Rendall Hall Friday evening , February 25 . Lincoln defended the affirmative of the N . L . H . B . question . The Oregon style of debate was used . William L . Hamilton and LeRoy Patrick composed the Lincoln team . Abraham L . Lanier presided . On Wednesday ...
President Wr ight Addre sses Lincoln U . Chica go Alumni [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
President Wr ight Addre sses Lincoln U . Chica go Alumni President Walter L . Wright , on February 21 , In his address before the Chicago Lincoln University Alumni Association on the subject , The Education of the Negro In the North , stressed the fact that the educational needs of the Negro was not limited solely to the South , as so many believe . The Negro has migrated northward in such large numbers that there are at present more than two million above the Mason-Dixon line , and It is , therefore , essential that their leaders be well trained , said President Wright . In spite of restrictions that still exist , the Negro in the North has probably the greater opportunit ~ y for development of his own personality and power than anywhere else in the world . He has full political rights . Through their exercise he Is getting Into legislative and administrative _offlOes with ‘ the attendant powers over the social and economic life of white as well as colored For the welfare of all , ...
HOWARD ART EXHIBIT OPENED IN ~ LIBRARY Negro Art Exhibi ted ‘ In L brar y ; Work of [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
HOWARD ART EXHIBIT OPENED IN ~ LIBRARY Negro Art Exhibi ted ‘ In L brar y ; Work of Famous Artists Shown Mr . Alonzo J , Ad ~ n _, ~ Curator of the Gallery of A ~ _i’t ~ at How ard University , on February 11 , gave ‘ a lecture on the Texas Centennial , where he acted as Curator of the Negro building in Dallas in 1936 . Th e lecture ’ was illustrated by slides picturing the exhibits housed In the Negro building . The works of such famed artists as Hale Woodruff ,, Sargent Johnson , Archibald Mottey , Louis M . Jones , Richard Barthe were shown , as well as the works of Howard University and high school art students of all parts of _tim e United States . The pottery of Henry Letcher and the wood carvinngs of Bolling received special mention . A slide showing the two hundred thousandth _visitor and the staff concluded the lecture , Following the lecture , Mr . Aden formally opened the College Art Students’ Exhibit of Howard University in the Vail , Memorial LIbrary , ,, The , _oxhibi ...
Abram Hill ’ s " Deed Of Mercy " Given " The _‘ Crowsnest , " " Fraternal Bond , " " Lover ’ s Meetin g " Also Presented [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
Abram Hill ’ s Deed Of Mercy Given The _‘ Crowsnest , Fraternal Bond , Lover ’ s Meetin g Also Presented Deed of Mer cy by Abram Hill , class of ‘ 38 , was one ’ of four oneact plays produced by the Lincoln University Players Monday night , Feb ruary 28 . Abe completed the requirements for graduation from Lincoln University in January , 1938 . He was assisting , voluntarily , Professor J . N . Hill in the’ mid-winter production of the dram atic group . The Crowsnest by William F . Manley , Fraternal Bond _,, by John M . _Caldwell , and Lovers Meeting by Laurence ‘ Housman were the three other plays given . The Virginia Union Univers Ity Players will be presented ‘ Friday , March 25 , in A Doll ’ s House by Henrik Ibsen
Golfers ’ Early Start Comes to Quick Stop [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
Golfers ’ Early Start Comes to Quick Stop The golfers of Houston Hall had got _of _! to an early start at spring practice before the recent snow so rudely interrupted them . Frequently could they be seen practicing on the imaginary green , In front of Mt . Sinai . Although only one club and ball was In evidence , enthusiastic players were many . With grace and form some missed the ball and others practised position while awaiting their turn . Woe unto the unwary student who dared attempt to cross before them . He might stop the ball or the ’ ball might stop him , theoretically , Have no fear , however , for seldom could the golfers hit the ball . They were more adept at another part of the line , at digging
NEGRO HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
NEGRO HISTORY Continued from page 2 wards christened by John _II of Portugal as the Cape of Good Hope . In 1492 A . D , Vasco Da Gama made his famous voyage to India around the Cape . His place of _call at the Cape , he named Natal . About the same year Portuguese explorers visited Madagasca . By 1520 A . D . the Portuguese had driven out the Arabs , dceived the natives , and had taken Kilwa , Zanziba , Mozamblque , Sofala , and Mombassa on the south of Rurrina river .
. A . C _. P . OBSERVE S DIAMOND JUBILEE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938
. A . C _. P . OBSERVE S DIAMOND JUBILEE The Lincoln University Chapter of the National Association ‘ for the Advancement of Colored People observed the Diamond Jubilee of the Emancipation Proclamation , Friday , February 11 , at the morning chapel hour . Abraham L . Lanier , president , said the organization has adopted the slogan Toward a Lynchless Year . Joseph Roulhac , James Johnson , and Gregory Newton spoke on the program .
o 1 ~ r ~ INEI ~ T COLLEGE CHOIR [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
o 1 ~ r ~ INEI ~ T COLLEGE CHOIR I _lus group of young 4 yomen will appear in a _musk _~ _aE _if aUhere April 26 Bern ie _1 ~ Co 11 e ~ è Choir Will Appe _~ ’ Her e In _. _/ Recital on . . April 26 Under ~~ . M _. C . A . Cultural Acti ~ ities Pro ~ ra m - _Di _’ . R . Nathaniel ~~~ To . Direct F ~ _ñióus Nbrfh ~ aroIiua Singers in Inaugura tin ~ Ser ies of _‘ M üsical . es for the _ Greens boro ~ rt Center . _Irn _, n _- . _- nvitation of Talmadge boro t Center i _~ ~ ~ ~~~~~~~~~ At the i . Pinkney , président of . the Lincoln University Y . M _~ 1 C . A ,, the ~ _ennett College choir under the baton of -Dr . R . Na _. thanj e _1 ~ Dett , will sing before an audience of -Lincoln - -students and visitors on Tuesday , April 26 . The Bennett _Choir is making itself felt in the _m’isical life _- of Greensboro _- and . _- has ~ been Invited to inaugurate a series of musicales for the Greensboro Art Center . The ~ ho _1 r - has recently sung for ~~ tàiy _Club at _the GFëej _I ~ _boi ~ o ...
Mrs . Anna _Wi _isOn Presents Annual Recital in Chap el [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Mrs . Anna _Wi _isOn Presents Annual Recital in Chap el Pia _~ _iij ~~ Shows Adro itne ss _In Yearly Concert Sponsor ed by Y For the second _consecu tive yeai Mrs . Anna L . Wilson , pianist , played _in a recital Sunday afternoon , March 2 D . Mrs . Wilson , _w _1 ~ o Was _presented by the Y . M . C . A ., began her _progran ~ with Prelude in G which , with its bold and h _’ _~~ _vy chorus , _she Used effectively _tO _\ çuch off _An - OllO ~~~~~~~~~~ _I r ving this , she rendered Ron _. do C ~~ z . _1 _ccio _~ , by Mendelssoh n Bes ~ s being a pianist , Mrs . Wilson is _&amp;so a _conlposei’ Tone ‘ Ode to _Ethiç _, _pI _? _. _~ , an _orig _1 na ~ - composj .. tion , W _S pr _~~ 1 _’ of this ; its fast _moving _Chords ~ ew _much applause from the audience Dance Suite 18 th C _, _$ _n ~ ury _st _3 ~ Le , composed by James E . -Dorsey , _assjitant ‘ professor _0 _. M _12 ~ ic in _Lineui _~~ . _Unive _1 _. _sity _K’nowle&amp;e _\ of _hei’ au was Mrs . Wilson ’ s next ta...
Whites Ocèupy All Fir st Floor At ’ : ’ Glee Club ‘ Recital [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Whites Ocèupy All Fir st Floor At ’ : ’ Glee Club ‘ Recital Equai _’Rigbts Bill -i ~ _‘ E ’ i . s ~ e ~~ _rd-ed In _h’èiiij ’étt Square The concert in Kvnnett Squar € was given ~ by the Glee Club in preparation for its Tenth Annual Tour , , _- prescri _- sé egatión . This was consented to . ~ _‘ _ROy . Hylton stated , beca use the . _Içennett , Theatre was the only place ~ large enough to acconun ’ odate the audience that the Glee Club would draw ; ‘ also , that if it were given ‘ in . the only alternative place , _al colored church , the _whites would _ _, ~ ot : come . A member of the Gle ~ Club _- observed that there were ‘ thfrty-fi ~ e white people there . ., When asked’ why ‘ the group sang under such , conditions , the president of the _fGlOe Club ‘ said- _. that the group was under contract to sing ; only by p&amp;ying _lOr the hail and makin ’ _~ _- cash refund to the _- a udience could the’ Glee Club re- , f use to sing 4 The ‘ Negrçes of Kennett _Square ~ the pres...
DR ~ S . C . SCHMUCKER -SI ~ EAKS ON SCIENC E _. ~ 4 ND IMMO RTA LITY Debunks - Spiritualism And Mental Telepath y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
DR ~ S . C . SCHMUCKER -SI ~ EAKS ON SCIENC E _. ~ 4 ND IMMO RTA LITY Debunks - Spiritualism And Mental Telepath y Dr . S , C . Schmucker _, professor _emeritus ~ of Biology at West Chester State Teacher _’ s ’ college , addressed a large group of students here March 24 , on the subject , Science and _Imi _~ _iortahity . Dr . Schmucker , _Iwho kept his audience in a happy frame of mind by his anecdotes , declared that he believed _I in _- lIfe after death , but did not , however , believe in spiritualism , He explained- how his curiosity first came to be aroused in spiritualism . _‘ In his amusing manner , he told of a dream he once had , in _‘ t _~ ’hich a ghost slid into his room , imparted a message , then slid out again . The - incident was followed by his , meeting with Sir Oliver Lodge , ~ añ English- scientist , who on becomi ~ ig president of an English scientific society , asked the members of the group to keep ’ an open mind and to cooperate with others who were interested...
Dr . J a ~ in Lectures On . Social Dra ma At Univ . Foru m Champ ewr Day In The Moder n Dra ma And The Social Aspects [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Dr . J a ~ in Lectures On . Social Dra ma At Univ . Foru m Champ ewr Day In The Moder n Dra ma And The Social Aspects Dr . N . Bryllion Fagin , Prof essoi of English at the Johns Hopkins University , as guest of the University Forum , addressed _- a large number of students and professors at the- Mary _Dod Brown Memorial Chapel , Thursday evening , March 17 . The subject of his lecture was , The American Drama Grows Up , The speake _! _r was _1 _nlzroduced by Professor Joseph Newton Hill , Dr . Fagin has made an intensive study of the drama and gave ample proof of this fact by simply explaining the defects of American -drama since the Civil War era . Re described this period as being filled with productions whose stereotyped characters did not ‘ correlate with actual life figures which they wqre supposed to represent , It is this type of characterization , according to the speaker , that modern Am- , ! erican drama is replacing with plots and characters more analogous to life . Such...
_OmedasiElost to ~ OO ‘ Guest _~ : at . Ann ual Cab are t -Dan ce [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
_OmedasiElost to ~ OO ‘ Guest _~ : at . Ann ual Cab are t -Dan ce The _Beta _( _Chaptei’ of Omega Psi Phi Frate ~~ ity opened the spring social seas n on March 18 , by presenting their annual ‘ Cabaret Party ’ in the Little Theatre on the campus , It was one of the most _successful dances that the chapter has eve ~ given , Quests began to arrive eu’ly in the afternoon and _continuc j to come until far into the _nigl ~ t . They came tram points as far _oorth as NOw York au-id’ as far south as North Carolina to / at _. tend the colorful formal . The Little Theatre was attractively decorated in spring colors ‘ _and balloons ; _the fraternity insi nia ~ was lighted ~ with colored bulbs . d _, _ai’d tables and ~ hairs , arranged aroü pd the room , were covered with chec - ered table cloths , Confetti and sc ~ - venirs were passed out during t _~ ie course of the affair . . _Veneti _~ un blinds and drapes in the _mnu ~ ic studio made it an attractive _loul * e room , - _- _I Although spri...
Mr . _, W _. ilham _Ra _m Supervises Lin U . Boy ’ s Clu -. [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 12 April 1938
Mr . _, W _. ilham _Ra _m Supervises Lin U . Boy ’ s Clu -. - As a’ result of a forum le Dean Frank T . Wilson last fall _ana an- editorial which appeared in’ the first issue of this year ’ s Lincolul- \ an , the Y . M . C . A . is sponsoring a _Lincoln University Boys Club . The g _± _çup is composed _of’ thirty boys fro _’ _u ~ the Lincoln University Village _5 ~ nd \ the surrounding community . _Willain H . Ransom , a -junior , is advisor o _’ _l \ the club which is interracial in its _-nnukeup , Meetin ~ every Saturday afternoon _froi ~ two to four o ’ clock , in the _gymnasium , the boys first hold a formal meeting at Which time a student or faculty member gives a short _ad dress , ‘ Following this there are group games including ba sketball , boxing , wrestling , , baseball and volleyball , The purpose of the club , as stated on the membership card , is to develop themselves spiritually , morally and physically , as well as to develop within them a - spirit of self-consciousne...