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VOL, 18_NO. 3.
CHA.PLL HILL, M. C., FEBRUARY 1/. 1950
PRICE 10 CE.i'.'T.S
Seniors Visit Hospitai
Stop at Dillard High
On January 30th the IJncoin
High School was without the
presence of the senior class which
had gone on a journey to Golds
boro for the purpose of seeing
how the State Hospital for In
sane is operated.
En route to the asylum they
stopped at Dillard High School
in Goldsboro. There the class was
allowed to tour the school. The
class was Impressed with variety
of courses offered there, and the
adequacy of the equipment in
such departments as science,
Home economics, and mechanics.
After eating in Goldsboro, the
class went to the assrylum. There
they saw a large variety of in
sane people, both female and
male, youth and adults. In inter
viewing the doctor and head of
Hie asylum, the class iemned
\i every county in the state
was 'Mv.-.'.'esented except four, in
which tiu'v^ are few or no Ne
The hospital is very rloL".. kept!
clean by the patients. Eaci' pa-j
tient is inspectea '^very morniv'.,.-
There are about 2800 patients.
There are several new dormi
tories under construction. When
they are finished the State will
have completed a 52,000,000 t'
After leaving the asylum
route .home the c)r
Fayetteville to see
game between F a ;
The picture above shows members of the Vocatonal Guidance
class as they study charts showing related occupatSns. This class
is under the supervision of Mr. R. D. Smith.
3ew School Building Begins in Spf-ing
t t e V i 11 e
versity of Columbia, South Caro-j
lin. The class returned home af- ,
ter the game.
Mr. R. D. Smith, the occupa
tional guidance teacher, and Mrs.
Betty Jones, a chaperon from the
P. T. A. accompanied the seniors
on the trip. The trip was en
joyed by all.
HUms have h'-'cn made for the
building of Hie nc Lincrln High
.School to begin in earb spring
according to our Superirtendent
t Schools, ri. C. W. Da/is. The
tn :e com
clan.? for the plan; which
being made. The lew school will
also have a sepcate vocational
agriculture depaiment and bet
ter librar}'^ facilitss.
The amount d $235,*^^0 lias
been allcrated loithe nev^ build
ings which will be lLj^i,ed on
Tiie Vocational Guidance class, composed primari’y of
members of the Senior class, and under the guidance •'f H. D.
Smith, are making extensive studies of various occupations
of their own choice in order to be bctier nformed on the
qualiheations that they must meet and maintain in 'nwler to
be successful, the nature of the type work t'-at they
'.'will do. probable p’'r.-es of em
ploymenL, possible vages. work
man componsaLion benefits, col-
lege.s ofiei'ing their desired occu-
paiion and a wealth of other in-
formatior which will enable to
encose r. occupation, prepare for
it, enter into it. and pi'ogress m
At liie request of the .group all
students in the class were gi •'^n
♦■he opportunity to take a general
aptitude test given by represent
atives of the University of North
Caroline. Testing Service in order
to help them find the occupation
for which they are suited.
.As a result or outgrc'.vth of the
At Lisicoirs High
Six young.men are engaged in
practice teaching here at our
school. Mr. John W. Jackson
cemes from .A and T College of
Greensboro. He is doing his prac-
-.ice work under the supervision
of Mr. R. D. Smith in the vo
cational agriculture department.
Mr. Jackson'comes from. Newark,
Mr. Jarhes E. Stewart also
comes from A and T College and
ne is also doing his practice
v/ork in vocational agriculture.
Mr. Stewart's home is in Durham
.Aptitude tests the students madr
Mr. George .1. Foster comes i‘he charts shown abo-
' which contains a wealth 'if
Liable information on various oc-
cupat'-'-'s the students were best
suited for according to the api':-
from A and T College and he is
doing his practice work in biolog}'’
and chemistry under the super
vision of Mrs. E. M. Robinson.
Mr. Foster is from Jacksonville,
rooms, a cafeteria, a gynm^s^
, . „u.pr?dv ten acre;,
and an auditorium are au i
Mr. Jerome Turner and M)'.
Clarence Powell ._rc stude^^^s
from Nwi!' Cv.roliiia College at
Durham. N. C. They are doing
practice work in ;.'‘.y'^ical educa
tion under tiie supervision of Mr.
R. O. Korneeay. Mr. Turner
comes from Rciiv. i,- ■ N. C. and
Mr. Powell comes Liom Roper,
Cvii. .joilii iG. ri
The grounds cover | j^Qj-th Carolina College. He is do- | aptitude test
ng practice work in music under j fields.
r Realising the • o/ ••
I ing early preparation f": a....mis
sion to college, the memb'^r^ ■’^f
tiie cla.'^s ;vc at p!'“~eni
'^xte/r^'’.'^ 'Jtudie- o/ various
colleges and Universities to ar-
quaint themselves witli •■••itrance
?*OGL’‘‘'R'nients. 5nr-:v''- >• c d C d.
currioti'- and sLa-i- '-.- -icilvii-i.r's.
Platib ctie in the m.-.kirv.- for
I a" - ■•.'t r.f tK^.dac; Ir. 1-ake
— I the supervL-.ion of Mr. G.
A.s a result of the h.'
P.T.A. to Observe
T'h.: Lincoln High School Par
ent Teacliers .Association will
observe Founders’ Day in its reg
ular meeting on February 21. The
program committee is making ar
rangements for the program.
“Open House” will be held at.
that time also.
Civics Class Plans
Some of the students in Mrs.
H. A. Smith’s 9B Civics class are
planning a Negro History Week
Program. The theme of the pro
gram is ‘‘Why Negro History.
The program will be presented in
the high school assembly on Feb
ruary 10. The students who will
have leading parts in the program
are Ross Farrington, Prince Tay
lor. Dolores Hargraves, Bertha
Farrington, Ola Farrington, Ber
nice Eubanks, Josephine Edwards,
and Nicey Farrar.
Hears Rev. Manley
Rev. ,T R. Manley, pastor of
Rock U il Baptist Church, Chapel
Hill, N. C.. was the gu“st rpeaRer
for ‘-he assembly p r o g r .a m on
Monday, Januaiy 16, 195U. Rev
Manley brought a lasting lesson
to the toys and girls through an
illustration of a straight pin. He
compared the lives of boys and
girls with a straight pin, pointing
out that the pin is sharp, straight
and has a heed. The pin lias to be
hai'D and straight to serve its
Durpo.'.e. A pin 'without a head
would not be ot much service.
.All parts of the r'traight pin have
purpo.C:;. It we are to have a
worthwhile puipcse we must live
straight lives. Boys and girls can
live straight lives by being obe-
lient. truthful, honest and kind.
We can do the cjsrrect things at
ell times by using our heads.
Price. Mr. Allison is from Dui discussions in the classr'.rjn
Upsisaw Speaks to
Teacher; “Johnny, you can't
sleep in my class.”
Johnny; “I know it, you talk
Rev. L. Upshaw pastor of the
St. Paul Methodist Churcli,
Chapel Hill. N. C., gave all of
the high school students good
resolutions with which to begin
the new year in his talk, “Tak
ing Advantage of Your Oppor
tunities,” in the high school as
sembly on January 6. Rev.
Upshaw made brief comparsions
between the educational and fi
nancial advantages of young peo
ple of years ago and the
advantages of young people of
to-day. Rev. Upshaw stated that
the average girl or boy to-day
has a weekly allowance which
almost equal the amount of money
spent for food for a week in some
families of a few years ago. Rev.
Upshaw said that boys and girls
should learn to use their money
wisely. He als(3 compared the
school building and equipment
with that of years ago. Rev. Up
Why ! Like
I like the study of 'World His
tory .not because I have a “B”
average so far, but because I
am very intrested in it. I am in
terested in the 'background of
civilization; the story of man and.
his world and the many things
which have happened before we
were barn. The I'lsmes of people,
things, anci events of other days
are strange to us. It is here that
we can turn to history to help
us. Fortunately, for us, histori
ans have written;, down accounts
of many of the ispportant events
that have happened. This we can
read because histpry is the rec
ord of all that jman has ever
said or done ofMmportance up
to the present time.
I would like to. tell y.ou some
thing about two groups of people
that we have studied in World
History, the Egyptians and the
The Egyptians ,had many gods.
Each god was believed to be a
spec.ial protector. T here were al
so other gods whom ail the peo.-
ple worshiped. These gods re
presented the forces. of nature
s\ici't as the sun god. Many tem
ples were built for the gods.
1 The Greeks \^ere noted for
Junior Service League
The Junior Service League of
Chapel HUI is sponsoring a series
of discussions on “Everybody
Business Problems” at Lincoln
High S'^hnol. These courses,
which uegan on January 19, are
being taught by some of the pro
fessors of the School of Business
of the University of North Caro
lina. All classes meet at 8 p. m.
The remaining classes are as fol
lows; Thursday, February 9, Bor-
ro'wing Money for Personal Uses
with Dr. Carter. Thursday, Feb
ruary 16. Buying or Building a
Home with Mr. Stanback; Thurs
day, February 23, Savings Insti
tutions ■with. Dr. Kottke; Thurs
day, March 2, Business Laws of
Everyday Importance; Thursday,
March 9. and Federal In
come Tax with Dr. Ashby, Thurs
day, March 16, Small Business
with Dr. MeC.-^gor.
All parents, patrons, and friends
of Lincoln Hieh School are in
vited to attend these classes.
student in the class is working
on the weak points in order to
meei the qualifications needed in
A Dart of the time in 'Voca-
iional Guidance classes is given to
visiting other High Schools in sur
rounding territories and colleges
in the state in order to stir..',
schools and colleges and
come more acquainted wii'-
cupations in education.
Lincoln Tigers, P'oy
For March ot Dirr.GS
The Lincoln High School bas
ket ball teams played host to
the Chapel Hill Clowns in a ben
efit game for the March of Dimes
Dri-''' on Thursday night, Feb-
A large crowd was on hand to
sec the Tigers win the double-
header. The girls won by a score
jof 13 7. The boys won by a score
I of 40-25. The profit fium this
game ■'.vili be given to t'ne March
of Dimes Drive.
Shaw advised all students to take 1 their contributions *■'■'' ^’viiization.
education seriously. [The Gr-'ciks hr /e made gr'^ '’on-
tributions in the fields of drama,
architecture, soulturing, and nat
ural science. Their scholars laid
the foundation for mathematics,
and physics, and early writings
about invsible atoms-, planetary
motions, and many other prob
lems which have been worked
out in the laboratories of mo
Without a fair knowledge of
what happened in the past, one
may become utterly confused
about present and future hap
penings. I feel that world history
is not only a subject but a “must”
in the lives of all intellectual
The Chapel Hill Bird Club has
given to our library two very
worth'v.'hile and much needed
books. The books are “Fieldbook
of Natural History” by Lawt^^-nre
Palmer and “Trees—The year
book of Agriculture” issued by
the United States Department of
The library has also received a
copy of “The Papers of Walter
Clark” edited Ijy Brooks and
Be wisely worldly, but
Ernest Duddley Cordal. Jr.l worldly wisely.—Quarles.
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