VOL, 19, NO. 4
CHAPEL HILL, N. C. APRIL 1951
The play '‘Twenty-Five Cents”,
written by Eric W. Harris was
presented by the Othello Club of
Lincoln High School to the stu
dent body on March 13, 1951, in
the school auditorium. This play
descirbes the problems and dif
ficulties encountered by a typical
family during a depression.
On March 14, 1951, the Othello
Club presented this play at the
District Festival which was held
at the Dudley High School in
Greensboro, N. C.
The characters were as follows
William Burnette as Bill Fisher
Alice Page as Maggie Fisher
Mary L. Stroud as Gertie Fisher
John Atwater as Bennie Fisher
Cynthia Booth as Mrs. Swanson
and Alfred Perry as a policeman.
Is Presented Here
The Music Department of L.H.S.
PICTURED ARE FOUR PilST PRESIDENTS of the Lincoln
High School P. T. A. who wtre present at the Founder's Day
meeting in February. Readinj from left to right: Mr. Charlie
Craig, Mr. Hubert Robinson, Mrs. M. D. Turner, chairman of the
Founder's Day committee, Mr Morris Mason, present president,
Mrs. Ada Jarnagin, guest speaker for the occasion, Mrs, Alease
Winston, Mrs. Rosa Brewer, and Mr. Charlie Farrington.
25 Members Of New Homemakers
At^eirsd A^rsnua! Corsversfscn
Twenty-five members of the I national president in 1949 and
New Homemakers of America' representative at the Mid-Cen-
Club of Lincoln High School and j tury W^hite House Conference.
their adviser. Miss R. P. Pope,
attended the annual State Con
vention which was held at the
Hillside High School at Durham
on March 31.
The N.H.A. girls stopped to
view the lovely Duke Gardens on
their retui'n to Chapel Hill.
The club is very grateful to
Mrs. Susij Weaver for allowing
Sarah Alexander. State Presi-1 it to use her bus for transporta-
dent, presided during the morn-1 tion.
Frank Robinson, Ernest Cordal,
Edwin Caldwell, and Mrs. R. A.
Smith attended the meeting of
the High School Publications As
sociation at Saint Augustine’s
College in Raleigh on Feb. 17.
Speakers for the meeting were
Dr. S. E. Duncan, Dr. Harold
Trigg, Mr. A. L. Morrisey, Mr.
W. L. Gi-eene, and Mrs. A.
Smith. Plans were made' for the
continuation of the association.
The following students were
elected officers for the associa
tion; President, Alsxine Clements
of Hillside; Vice President, La
Bonnie Bianchi of Dudley High
School' .'4pcrptarv Shir’ov P,ii
of the Reidsville High School;
and Treasurer, Mabel Haines of
The students who attended
from L.H.S. made a full report
to the student body on February
Ernest Cordal, Jr.
ing session. Mr. H. M. Holmes, j
brought Little Broadway to the i principal of Hillside, made the ^
school auditorium in the form of j welcome address. ’
a gala variety show on March 6. j Outstanding among the morn-
Dancing choruses, solos, duets,, events was the talent show i
Gloria Mason i
To Red Cross Drive
tiios, quartets, and instrumental: sponsored by districts 1-8. The i ™ ^
solos were featured. g^est artist was an African girl i
The proceeds from the show i attending school in High , ended successfully on
■ I February 28.
The Grammar and Primary
needs of the music department. Miss Ernestine Herbin who was participated m the ‘'Comb
Mrs. H. F. Rosfon
Speaks For Negro
will be used to buy music for the t,, , ■ , ^
The highlight of the evening
c orus and band and for other i session was the address made by
Calendar Of Coming Events
Primary Grades Operetta, "Little Red
May Day Festival
Grammar Grades Play, "Goodnight, Uncle
George", a comedy in three acts
P. T. A. Social
Drive”. The winning classes in the
Comb Drive” were, Mr. Todd
|6-B grammar grade, and Miss
I Boyd, 4-A primary grade. Each
I class received prizes—basketball,
i /ase, and dust pan.
I In the essay contest, the High
! ichool students were invited to
j vrite an essay based on, “What
I Ne Owe To Disabled Veterans”.
The winners were announced on
'Jarch 9. They were Florence
iluitt, and Delores Hargraves of
,0-A. Each received a valuable
The highlight of Negro History
Week for the students at Lincoln
High School was an inspiring
speech delivered by Mrs. A. F.
Roston at the High Schol assem
bly on February 16, 1951. Mrs
Roston’s speech was a message
given to encourage and challenge
the Negro youth of America.
Mrs. Roston told about the pro
gress of the Negro from 1619,
when the first Negroes were
brought to America, up to present
day. She told us about their prob
lems and the difficulties that the
Negro has overcome. She pointed
out challenges for the Negro
youth of today and encouraged
them to accept these challenges
and take their places as citizens
of the world.