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You XXI, No. 2
Lincoln High School, Chapel Hill, N. C.
LINCOLN HIGH STUDENTS STRESS WAR ON T.B.
The Chapel Hill Chapter of The
New Farmers of America has
launched its annual drive for the
benefit of the Oxford Orphanage.
The drive began November 22,
1952, and will close on December
Grey cans for the collection of
donations have been placed in a
large number of local business
places for the benefit of those
Second Period Honor
The following students made an
average of B-plus or above for
the second six weeks period.
Twelfth grade: Wenzo Thomp-; Cantata,
The annual Christmas program
of the Lincoln High School chorus
Eleventh grade: Betty Briggs,
Ernestine Cole, Annie Mae Jones,
Ernestine Powell. and Ruth
Tenth B grade: Faye Atwater.!
Frances Hargraves, Bertha Hea-1
den, Alicia Jones, and Alfred'
wishing to make a contribution : Parrish.
written by William Stickles for
mixed voices. It will be held
December 14, 1952 at 5 o’clock
p.m. in the Northside Elementary
Auditorium. The members will
be dressed in colorful flowing
Selections included in the can
tata are “Silent Night”, “The
The Echo staff dedicates the
December issue to the Tubercu
losis Control Program, by placing
its chief emphasis upon the need
of purchasing Christmas Seals by
all the Citizens of Our Town.
To secure knowledge at first
be a Christmas hand concerning the needs of our
Infant Jesus ’ town and community in the pro
gram of controlling tuberculosis,
several members of the staff
visited the Health Department
recently. The group was received
pleasantly and given all available
pamphlet material to be used in
study at school in order to get
information on the needs of our
community to have it carried in
to this worthy cause.
The Oxford Orphanage Drive
is one of the many civic activities
carried on by the local N.F.A.
chapter in their effort to develop
leadership, improve local and |
state conditions, and to bring;
happiness to some one during the
coming Christmas season. These
children being the fatherless and ,
motherless offer a great chal- i
lenge to the boys seeing that they |
receive some of the things that all [
children look forward to at ;
Christmas. This effort is a state ‘
wide one among N.F.A. members.
Each member of the organiza
tion has assumed the responsi
bility of contributing at least
$2.00 to the drive. The boy turn
ing in the largest amount over his
assumed responsibility will be
given an all expense paid trip to
the state N.F.A. convention in
June at A & T College, Greens
boro, N. C.
The members of the chapter
are making an appeal to you.
Please make a personal contribu
tion to this drive. Make checks
payable to Oxford Colored
Orphanage and mail to Box 415, I
Chapel Hill, N. C., c/o Herman
Burchette, Treasurer. All persons
making a contribution are asked ;
to read the next issue of this
paper for a report of all contribu
Ninth A grade: Doretha Merr
itt. Carolyn Brewer. Allen Mason,
and Ida Battle.
Ninth B grade: Malissa Fearr- I
Eighth A grade: Janette Alston, ,
Mary Baldwin, Patricia Isles, Leo i
Leak, and' Roland Harris.
Eighth B grade: Rose Farring- |
ton, Espher Foster, Mary Mason, i
Bettie Jones, Joseph Burnette, [
Angels Keep Their Watch , And | to every home from which Lin-
Lo! The Angels of the Lord Came
Upon Them” (Soprano recita
tive), “And There Were Shep
herds” (Tenor recitative), “And
The Angels Said Unto Them
(Baritone recitative), “I Bring
You Good Tidings”, “For Unto
You a Saviour Is Born”, “Sing, O
Sing, This Blessed Morn”, “The
Little Lord Jesus” (Ensemble),
“When The Shepherds Had De-
John Nevilles, William
; parted” (Baritone recitative),
Warren i Child,” and
T, + T I j A • Come All Ye Faithful”.
Ernest Leak, and Annie
The chorus is under the direc
tion of Mrs. R. P. Bell.
Seventh A grade: Lenny Als- ^.g g p^j-t Qf this Christmas
ton, Thomas Hackney, Samuel
Jones, Hugh Stroud, Markethia
Baldwin, Malissa Edwards, Pris-
Seventh B grade: James At
water, Joseph Bynum, Frederick
Weaver, Shirley Merritt, Helen
program the band will render the
following selections: “The Lord’s
Prayer — Malotte-Lake, Marion
cilia Farrar, Joyce Minor, Lillie Brooks, soloist; “Christmastide”-
PeriT, Sarah Sanders, and Nettie i De Lamater; “Christmas Rhapso-
Williams. Lang; “White Christmas”,
arranged by Mr. and Mrs. Bell
and sung by the Girl’s Ensemble.
The band is under the direction
of Mr, J. Y. Bell.
coin High School students come.
The group followed up their
visit to the Health Department by
inviting in for interview Mrs.
Edith Brocker, Supervisor of
Nurses, and Mr. Joseph H. Huff,
Health Educator for the District
Health Association, which in
cludes the Chapel Hill area.
During the interview, the stu
dents learned many facts about
the advances in the knowledge of
tuberculosis and its control since
1914. Too, they were told much
that the school and the commu
nity can do to educate the public
j on the matter of controlling
What Our Town Needs To Defeat TB
1. More medical care, personnel, and facilities.
2. More education as to available facilities.
Periodic physical examinations
Fundamentals of good personal hygiene
A better knowledge of nutrition
Mock Election Held
The 7th B class had a mock
election to elect the president and
vice president of the United
States at the same time that
citizens throughout America were
We registered two Mondays,
October 20, and October 27. The
pupils who were absent at the
time we registered were not al
lowed to vote on November 4. We
elected the democratic parties,
Adlai Stevenson and John Spark
man for the president and vice
president. We are sorry that our
candidates did not win in the
Jessie R. Farrar
GOOD HEALTH TO YOU AT CHRISTMAS!