THE LtNCOLN ECHO
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THE LINCOLN ECHO
I Published Six Times Annually By Tlie Students Of Lincoln
? School. Chapel Hill. North Carolina.
] THE STAFF
■ ^lessie Farrar
.... Samuel Jones
William Perry. I'Xmice Atwater
Markethia Baldwin. Lillie L. Perry
Barbara Ileaden. PeSgie Tiogan
Markethia Baldwin, Eleanor Guthrie
Janie H. liarris. Gloria William?
Harold Foster. Braxton Foushee
I BUSINESS MANAGiy? Harold Corbel'
I ART - Major Geer
\ ASST. BUS. MANAGER Geraldine Booth
i ALUMNI EDITOR Betsy fcjttle. Lillian Farrington
“U you write a better book, or preach a l>etter sermon or
'build a better mousetrap than your neighbor, the 'world will make
a l>eaten track at your door.” —Ralph Waldo Emetsoh.
The Qualities I Like |
In A Young Man |
The cnutlilics 1 tike in a young |
man mo: Nt'alnoss. stnise o! lui-!
ninr, altility to niakt- decisions
Oiu* sliould be neat in appem-
ancc. 'I’o. look nice, one does not
have to weai' expensive clotlies.
(Mean and suitable clotliing will
do the .job.
To ha\'e a sense ol humor, one
nui.st liave an “open-mind."' Con
ceit does not travel with a sense
Everyone likes a young man
that lias nice manners.
It i.s true tJial the young some
times ne!d tlie advice of adults,
but the average young man should
be able (o make some decisions
for himself. Eleanor Guthrie
To many of you this quotation may have very little meaning. I Back Babv’
JUNIOR POP SHOP
Eleanor to Braxfon — "Come
but, I'm sure that our Football Team is quite aware of this fact
Aware, because, tiiey built a better team than our neighbors, aj
they recently proved to us by winning State \A cbampion.ship.
AJthougJi the Football Team lias proven itself, how many oi
,us can say that we’ve-proved our.selves to l>e beft'er students?'?
We- do not have to be- in an athletic contest to prove our
..iselves lietter. we can start right in our own ‘'homerooms” keepin.c
it. as it should be kept, then spread ' out to'other part.s
“Jf you can write a )>etter book." the quotation says, not one
,,111 the same level as everyone-else, but a better one.
With effort and determination' we can all win a “Champioii-
.ship”. a victory within ourselves, knowing that you are bn tlic
top rather than near -it. - - • -
-TO THE SENIORS-
. Yes it’s ti-ue.' We-are at last at the point that we have been
striving for 12 years or more. Now that we are here, are we
'Satisfied? Will we stop here? Oi' will we go on to greater heights?
i'AH these thingJi must be answered now . . . not in ten, twelve,
or thirty years, but Now.
- But let’s not get to far ahead of ourselves. Let’s examine mir-
selves, and see if we really are^what we-are-supposed to be..
Deanna to Clyde—"Could Thi.--;
Charley Mae to Clyde — "1 Got
My Eyes On You"
Barbara B. to James — "I'll
Come Running Back To You"
nn to -lames — “Long, l-ong.
Did You Know? i
That .Mr. Edwards ha.s a new set
of tires on his car.^What car?
That Bermuda is located alep a
'I'hat Warren Jones .sent Wini
fred .Joliiison and Richard Fikes a
'time bomb, when he^ found out
-they-“v^i’-e'ATiltHng^wrpn; liis -.girl?'
Thai the'SelnTft'ole^r are only In
dian tiatian that has never oftic.
-ially made peace with the United
T'liat Mai'kethia Baldwin had to
lake 10 snapshots before she
could get one good enough to gn
in the hall with tile vScMiiors' pic
Thai' the Parmer.s purchase 20
Tereenl cf alTthe gas sold in the
That Heward Pendergraft is
expected to be the Valedictorian
of the cla.s.s of “62"?
That in IR-lb -.Abraham Lincoln
received his license to practice
, . That Mr.. J. R. Christmas is
making his tests easier for the
students'?. Instead of giving two
questions and 60 minutes to an-
of the Boiiey Nigtits"
Doretha to Major
- is .susposed to be living? Are we-leaders? Are-we good follower^;?
Ai’e we courteous to our fellow students? Aj-e we living the life
a^senior is susposed to live? A-re We" prepared or preparing our-
selves for our inevitable futui’e? If we can answer “yes” to all
ihese-'things. then we are on our way to being good seniors.
Let us remember our motto, “To; act tomorrow from what we
learn today.” Let’s make our sta.y- at Lincoln the happiest and i and Miles Away"
imosperous'one" of any class that has ^one out heretofore. j Dot to Skinny —
A Senior I Strange"
_ _ I Bill to Jean — “Drunk
OUR ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS
Barbara W. to Harold — “Slip
ping and Sliding"
Cr e r a I d i n e to Fred — “Tlie
Tweltli of Never"
Caiiotta to William — "Soldier
Sheriff to Mary Ann — “Mary
Willie to Amelia- — "It’s You 1
Chai'les to-Lucille — "You Send
Ann to Bobby — “Tliere Goes
Aims Of This Issue ^
To .give a more eunijdele Un
derstanding of T.B. asrrtdalecUto
the liigli school age grbiff).
To extend the knowledge and
appreciation of community-liealth
service.s available foi' tubeinju-
losis control. • * :
.To encourage. yn •
J'.-B. by puichasirT.rg ••
Senior Class Presents
By RlfllAKD- F1KI59 • '
On Friday morning-December /),
10.57. the Senior Class presented
program emphasizing..the impor
tance of religion in 'our careers.-
Tlie Rev. .1. R. Manle^'- oF this
cify was guest .speaker. Some of
the thoughts he relafed to us 'were-
as follows: All persons .sometiU-tes
during .theii’ life time are faced
with tliree important decisions-—
marriage, your stop career and
whom you w ill serve—God .or man.
With religion these are no real-
prol>lems. for witli religion comes
slablized cliaracter. a sen.se of
direction and a real knowledge of
.swer them, he gives 50 questions „nseif. He also statetl that you
and two minutes to answer them! (tiscover what you- are best
That the United Stale.s failed oualified for and if-you are- fitted
in its first attempt.s tn launch an y„ything your place can-easi-
earth satellite? \
That the girls .basketball team i
ha.s not lost many games -in the
last two years?.
That i'he Seniors ' have new
rin.gs? Please; Please: Pleas-e
notice them carefully; ■
That Mi.ss Reese can actually
That S. Merritt actually cried
at the Debutante Ball? Wonder
ly l>e found. The greatest tragedy
of all times, lie said is to judge-,
oneself according to himself."
These lines from a- poem by-p
FJIa Wheeler Wikt>x. were- used , to "
One ship drives--east; aitother west;- -
With the self same winds the blow,-
‘Tis the set of the sails and-not .
the gales. -
•u o ^ 1 I -1 t 1 »u : That tells them the -way- to go;
why? Could it have been that ^ ^
James Atwater was with-Market
Faye to Allen' — "T’ll Wait Just
Mildred to Jimiby — "'Y'ou’re
Johnsie to Tee — "So Young"
Helen to Roland — "A Thous-
Our Assembly Programs
- We at Lmcoln High Took for-
vyard.•'^agea'iy Mo..^:ey,er^ r.fYiday-
Like tlie winds of tJie sea'are, the ;
winds of life- -
As we voyage along throu.glr ljfe, ••
'Tis tlie set of tlie soul that ^de*-'
cides tlie-goal . ■
And not the^calm- or the strife.
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The thou.ght of Thanksgiving
this year was not following the
usual trend for some of the Sen
iors around Lincoln’s campus.
Instead of the appetizing
thoughts of roast turkey, baked
' liam. cranberry sauce, green
peas, pumpkin pie. hot rolls and
allThe other delicacies, the girls
and boys who were to attend the
20th Annual Debutante Ball cen
tered their thoughts around
floor - lengtli gowns. tuxedos
(tail.s). parly dresses, evening
shoes, hair cuts, etc.
The Ball, wliicli was sponsor
ed by .Alpha Theta Omega Cha[)-
ler of Alpha Kappa Alpha So-
roricly was .held in the Raleigh
IVLemorial Auditorium on Friday
■—night; November 29. at which
time Lillian L. Farrington. Jessie
R. Farrar. .lanie A. Harris. Betsy
A. Battle. Shirley E. Merritt.
Lillie L. Perry. Markelhia G.
Baldwin and Gloria Y. William.s
made their debut to society.
These charming young ladies
were' e.scorted by these gallant
young men: Hugh Stroud. Joseph
Burnette. Robert “Bobby" Nor
wood. Joed.ell Minor. .lames Al-
■water Jr.. Cleavon Atwater. Sam
uel .Jones 11 and'Harold Corbett.
The Debutante Ball is. a vivac
ious three-day affair wherein
everyone is in a social wliirl.
"You re Still '
“Honest I ;
Paul to Evelyn -
Laura to Clifton
i Phyllis to Oscar
Ti —Tv—n 1 I- J D H. to Charles — "Tammv"
The Debs and their escoi'ts did i
1 Dot to Charles — "Wake Up
i Little Suzy"
i C. A. to S. A. — "Pass 'I'lie Bis-
Morning at 10:35. ajn. This is the-
day and theTiour.of our assem
Our assemblies are well-plan-
1 ned-activitles- which have tre-
Love Is J TTiendous'carry-over values. These
i programs are always timely in
Drunk" I plaiU^ed with ob-
Barbora to Crocker — "There'll ; serva^ble dates in mind: e.i.; our
Be No Backing Out" j December 19 prbgram was cen-i
Edna to Eckerd — "Two Happy ^ tered around Christmas. |
Not only do our asseiriibly pro. •
grams give u.s incalculable infor- i
mation—and entertainment, but j
they provide' other tangible ad- |
vantagCvS.- This is the only 40
minutes when all the students are
gathered together for a common
not attend on Wednesday be
cause of the championship foot-
bail :^nte: being played here.
Hence, tliey left Thursday after
noon. U)mn arrival, they were as
signed the homes where they
were to live, doing the .festive
weekend. The girls were all !iv-
ig apart and the fcllow.s roomed
at the YMCA.
GOD GIVE US MEN!
Go^ give us men. the times de
Strong minds, true faith and
Men whom the lust of office doe.s
Men who po,ssess opinions and a
Men whom the spoil.s of office!
cannot buy. - j
Men wlio love hon’or. men who
. cannot-lie. —Jo'^Mh Holkmci it
Bazaar To Be Given
At Lincoln January 17
On Tuesday. January 17. 1957r
t!ic Parent-Teachers Association
will sponsor a Baz.aar at Lincoln
Hi.gh School, liiere will be fun for
all parents and teacliers. There
will be grab prizes, dancing and
all sorts of social events. Parents
and teachers will also get well
Friday niglil will long be re- acquainted with each other,
niembered by all. The marshalls : The Bazaar will begin at 8:00
and assistant niarslnills \vere uni- P.M. We hope you will encourage
formed in tuxedos and the girls your parents to attend,
had on white floor-len.gth gown.s ;
Youtit from all .along. iJjG-Easl
coast, from New York to Flori-
fiada. were present. In all there
were, 7d .gil'Is to make their
; This gathering affords oppor
tunity for experience in speaking
and listening activities. Too. this
! is also the 40' minides when we
! g a i n practical experience in
I diameter builtling, understanding
' and in being courteous to one
~V\'^e are certain tliat the sue-
of the program.s thus far will-be
continued throughout tlie year.
with a beautiful bouquet of
American Beauty Ro.ses in their
In concluding, tlie following
advice is given to the uprising
“Conduct yourselve.s in a
manner so refined that tlie so
ciety of North Carolina will
gladly accept you as a part of
—LiWe Lee Pen-y •
I LINCOLN P.T.A. METS
i By MINNIE BAKER
I On November 25. 1957. the P.
■ T.A. met in the school's cafeteria
with Mr. C. A. McDougle presid
ing. Guest speaker for tlie even-
! iii,g was our associate superin
tendent. Dr. Joseph M. Johnston.
He gave an address to the faculty,
parents and friends.
The Lincoln High .School Chorus
performed on tills, occasion. They
sang two beautiful numbers.
(A.'c 7’o/d 7’o “7’/!e C/mm.p.s-")
You Send IMe ^ -Pog to .Marty
SilohoucUs Rig To Dor
, I'll Conic Running Back 'ro
You Frances to Frank
Daddy Cool Seniors Girls
to Mr. “Bobby” Norwood
T'M—CenTtr RinTning Back 7'o
You Midget to Five
CfUiid This Bo Magic . .
Duckie to Friday
’roardrop.s . .-.Dpt to Skinny
The Joker Fay to Bo
What Can I Do? Betsy to Ray
Special Angel Ruth to Frog
Keep A Knocking Shirley M.
Chances Are Moon to Zip
You Can Make It If You IVy
Why Break T.be Rules"
Ring, goes the_ beU..-__ , ' '
The'cooks in the lunchroom: are-'
ready to sell. '
You're'lucky if you can find a-
- .seat, - ■■
You're fortunate that you "Ijave '
time to eat.
Sure; you have lieard"rt'betore,
but it is only partly true. -Yes*,
the cooks ready to sell when tlie
bell rings, liowever • thei'e-.^ are
lilenty of excellent seats available
mid you “do" liave .tiine to .eat,
Wliy is this so? Because-the stu
dents wiio liave a study liour just
before lunch are allowed to go to
lunch about fifteen or twenty mi.a-
utes after the Junior High De*
jjartment. 'I’liis eliniihatbs many
who would ordinarii.v eat at tlie
regular limcli liour. When the bell
rings tlicre are less students re
maining to be fed, whicli in turn
gives moi e vacant seats and more
time to enjo.v your lunch. It is for
this reason tiial there is no excuse
tor breaking .line. Students_(.‘auglit
doiii.g so should be punistied, in
stead they are only made to move
to tlie rear of tlie line. The luncit
condition couldn't be better, liow-
ever lie more enjoyable wlicn you
are', not afraid ol being caught
breaking line, 'fhen why break
line? I can see '‘no reason.”
By BARBARA AMElJlA^lMASOiN
Christmas lime is here again.
Santa has not yet l)een. When he
comes, you will see there will be
things for you and me.
The b(‘]ls of Christmas will ring
one day and all of us will say
•‘'I’liank God for this wouderful
When Christ was born on Christ
mas Day. Hemembei' vvliat I say.
Emma to Nab thank God for this
Ann to Rags happy Christmas Day^^