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VOL. 19, No. 3
By Red Cross
February 14 is the date set for
the beginning of a Pocket Comb
Drive for disabled veterans at
Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Each
homeroom from grades one
through twelve will take part
and try to contribute the largest
number of combs. A prize will
be awarded to the primary
grade which contributes the larg
est number of combs and a prize
will be awarded to the grammar
grade which contributes the larg
est number of combs.
At this same time,' an Essay
Contest will be conducted among
the high school students in the
English classes. The title of the es-
vrill be “What We Owe To
The Disabled Veterans’’. A prize ^
will be given to the boy who writ-1
es the best essay and a prize will'
be given to the girl who writes the ■
best essay. Both events are spon
sored by the Chapel Hill chapter
of the Red Cross.
CHAPEL HILL, N. C., FEBRUARY 22, 1951
SOME JUNIOR CLASS BOYS
deliver Christmas packages.
They are left to right, front
row; John Clark, Frank Rob
inson, Earnest Cordel, Har
old Burnette, and Edwin Cald
well. In back are Mathew Davis
and Thomas Bynum.
Night Of January 16th'
Presented February 8
At .Lincoln High School
Rev. Roston Talks
On January 17 the Grammar
Grade students were honored to
have Rev. W. D. Roston of the
St. Joseph C. M. E. Church as
their guest speaker.
Rev. Roston told the group the
story of the Prodigal Son. He re
minded the boys and girls that
they should make themselves use
ful in their communities. He
pointed out that it is not a per
son’s color or features, but the
kind of person—good or bad—
which really counts. He urged all
the boys and girls to be useful
Rev. Roston’s speech was in
spiring and enjoyable. We hope
that he wiU visit us again soon.
Lillie Lee Perry
The Junior Class Section of the
N. F. A. has planned many activ
ities during the school year and
has carried out many activitier
One of the activities that the
class has under way now is mak
ing the school playground a safe
place in which to play. They are
putting up “danger signs” where
they are needed and leveling
places which are dangerous.
The best project that the Jun
ior N. F. A. boys has carried out
was playing the role of Santa
Claus to unfortunate children dur
ing the holidays. These boys pro-
(See N. F. A., page 4)
“Night of January 16th”, a,
three act murder trial, was i
something new in dramatic per- ;
formances when the Othello Club ;
of Lincoln High School of Chapel,
Hill, North Carolina presented it:
in the school auditorium, the eve- i
ning of February 8, at 8:15 o’clock.’
An unusual feature of the play .
was that the twelve members of j
the jury were drawn from the
audience on the night of the per-
Six members of the Lincoln
High Schol Band along with Mr.
■ J. Y. Bell, director, attended the
Band Clinic which was held at
A. and T. College in Greensboro,
N. C. on January 26.
Demonstrations of the various
sections of the band were given
along with individual instrument
demonstrations. Points lor major
ettes were demonstrated and dis
Members of the L. H. S. Band
(See BAND, page 4)
Faculty Plays Well Received
A large number of parents, pa- j
trons and students came out to
see some of the members of the
faculty perform on January 12.
Two one act plays were present
“Proud Is the Heart” was about
a beautiful young woman, who
had left her husband, knowing
that he would come after her, as
he had done before, but only to
find out that his mother and his
childhood sweetheart had come
instead. During her talk with his
mother and his childhood sweet
heart, she found out that she had
lost him this time to someone who
could love him and help him with
his career. Mrs. M. D. Fulford,
Miss M. I. Boyd, Mrs. T. K. Bur-
they. Miss A. M. Young, and Mrs.
R. A. Smith played parts in this
“Debt Takes A Holiday” was
about families who lived in rent
ed apartments. They owed the
landlord for several months rent.
The tenants had organized a
“rainy day” fund and Mr. 'Willoby
was treasurer but while they
blamed the landlord, Mr. ’Willoby
was scheming behind their backs.
Miss L. M. Perry, Miss C. M.
Hunter, Mr. E. D. Lowery, Mr. R.
D. Smith, and Mr. E. O. Bovian
played parts in this play.
formance. These important mem
bers of the cast needed no re
hearsing, but listened to the evi
dence and rendered a verdict of
guilty. Their decision determined
which of two endings written
for the play were used.
This was a play without a hero- ■
ine, but Gloria Mason had been
j chosen for the leading feminine
j part, that of Karen Andre, defend-
j ant in the murder trial. Nor had it
' a hero, the principal role being
i that of the prosecuting attorney,
: which was taken by Samuel
Atwater. Other important parts
were enacted by the following;
defense attorneys by Alfred Perry
and his colleague, John Clark;
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graves; Clerk of the Court by
Edwin Caldwell; Nancy Lee
Faulkner, widow of the murdered
Bjorn Faulkner by Mary Louise
Stroud; John Graham Whitfield,
man of affairs and father of Nan
cy Lee Faulkner, by William
Burnette; Bailiff by Leonard Cole;
and various witnesses and other
(See DRAMA, page 4)
J Several students of L. H, S.
: attended the Drama Clinic of the
' western district at the West Char
lotte High School in Charlotte,
North Carolina on Saturday, Jan
uary 27. The students who attend
ed the clinic were Bessyne Ward,
Marian Galashaw, Mary Louise
Stroud, Frank Robinson, Alfred
Barbee, and Alice Paige.
At the clinic the Lincoln High
Schools students presented a spot
demonstration taken from
“Craig’s Wife” by George Kelly.
Miss Grace Walker who has
done extensive study in dramatics
in America and abroad was guest
speaker and critic. Mrs. M. D.
Turner is the dramatics director
at Lincoln High School.