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 Council Summons Arts-Aggie Executive
CUP Rep.
Pub Board
Backman To Remain Treasurer
~ Resignation Rumors
False Says Backman
• DENT HODGSON, former   president   of   the
Canuadian University Press,
arrived in Vancouver, this
morning on the western end
of a trans-Canada trip in the
interests of the CUP. He
will remain in town for two
days to consult and study
the set-up of the Publications
Board and to discuss the organization of the University .
press service which he re-
P-18^-Chief of the Toronto l.Q    C      D»V ^ M*tW ' ' ' A/I AfVPr
Vanity  last  year,  Hodgson  also *«^«^»   *S**J ~ 1T_TC1\m,*Z 1
served as Dominion president ot T%fl                              1 ^UgLg^ll^.             '1 fX Y T
the CUP.   After graduation last \f If) f-| f\ flft ______________fek        1 Wi CI f*fl Q
spring  he  joined  the   Canadian *■   *e7l»i**_-V*\* ___________________k      ' **°
Press Staff and is at present on «^   y                     ^   ^gm ___H______Rsii______k _**N 4        ti
leave of absence from them. M nV         I     / ■^^»P^1*»WM I      |llf\G
Ihe Canadian University Press llV/Ys      L  / flfe*   ,                     jH V*«l if I_f9
is an organization comprised of the                  \WSmB:<   '    "         ISmW
various oampua papers of the Can- •   INTERNATIONAL Stu- JfBL                    ' W^_| *   <<LSE   CLUBS must be
adian Universities. Usually a Do- dent Day,, in commemor- Wmmm^*   " S«| made aware of the Alma
minion conference of editors-ln- atlan Qf r*aoh etuAmnt mar. , 1_______T^I___HP;    *P_HI ..        _                 ...
chW is held, but this its. to save ^m^Zf^S^t *HH ^^ '   _■ MW§r S<>Ciety "* ** **
money it was decided to send ^ *S^J**^ * UBS   % '    i'M. «• responsible to the Stu-
Hodgson to the various unlversl- the University of Prague in i§_HMfc_r    ...M W_| .   4   /      .,   A.        u   4.
ties to gather suggestions which 1939 ls being held in Univer- Hp^MP #* JJUM%m dent  Council  through  the
might facilitate the work of the sities across Canada and in M^S^m\mmm!^k^WmLmmm ^SE  president  and  secre-
"T^f?',   u. i _, *v r«v &« United Stat«* November WUemmmm\\mf*JiF    BS **y-" «t»ted BUl MerCOT to
The Editor-in-chief of the UBY- ,_ __H^9^_____4^      ______]       _      .—... —
SSEY is CUP regional vioe-prasl. "'    ,     t    w        _, ___3___.^Wf "    ____■ The   UBYSSEY  yesterday,
_,.«-«.«.„.. _sc_u_j5_,"«s ■«•»' * ■ -i»»-s_a««*,(.
Alms Mater Society. , , f Gltfff rVflfltin_r delinquent clubs.
In Toronto University, however   »...«_..
1?          L    171        «V dskgetSB of Internstional Student  ** LSB club» «• Mlu,wd to
JPfOSlt   i-zleCC Aawmbly are sponsoring a cam- 8*ve the president of the ISE 1m-
m palgn for remembrance of the oc- NeWntan Club May mediately at the AMS office a
tariff   f^atifrnm/tmrn cssion. ft   tJ t>            l_ statement of their officers with
I  I sVI/eV   VJ1411II* ft' Speaking to students at Toron- Hold UOCOmOOr their   addresses   and   telephone
w^           a  1          * to, Oordon Bell, speaker of the SVtM«i-t«#«4*M *■# tlltf numbers, their members, and a
I.  f eSlCient c«n«dI«n   delegation,   said:   "In ^OnVfllTIOfl OK l/OU ^ 0xpltnatl<m of ^ actlvi.
accordance with the Washington #   POSSIBILITY that the annual ties.
• FRESHMEN   elected permanent  I.S.A.   committee re- convention of the Northweat In- ti» foUowing club of the minor
their executive last Fri- *"**'** ™emb*ri * *? C-nT' ternational Newman Club would be lSK who wtr, not rtpra-ented st
day noon at a noisy meeting *" ,"%** te *? ^Tf hdd *•■ »" durln« *• Chrtot" the minor LSE meeting on Thurs-
nay noon «    n«»J             m ^ for ^ co.oper.Uon of stu- „,, hoUday, m Vancouver has ^ uwmihtt « mZ have this
held in Art. 100. d«t executlvs. in formh,. a com- ^ .dvanwd py UiWL Ntwmjm J^X iStXT
Phil  Ouman,   popular  football mittee to arrange for this occas- Club preaident, John Seyer. u,, 9    u not ^.y AaU b, „„,.
star, ls the now president.   Dave ion. .w.«]j i„.^i„_ .„h .11 n,i«fi.*«
King,   ia   vico-prosidentj   Eileen "The observance of this day is The convention would be attend- ■"«£ ^'ve •n*1 •» PrivUegw
Moore, treasurer; G-lenna Lee, sec- 'an event in which all executives ed   by   delegates   from   Oregon, wlu *• W"«"»*WB'
rotary} Kay Dees, women's ath- and societies should participate," Washington, Idaho, Montana and Agricultural    Discussion    Club,
lectio director; Doug Reid, men's he declared. UBC. Canadian     Students'     Assembly
athletic director. -------——--^-^—---————---.^^—-..^-^------—---. Discussion Club, Chemical Engi-
-»..    ,, ■!.. " neerlng, Chemistry Society, Cos-
WELL ATTENDED mopolitan   Club,   Varsity   Dance
^'STJiTJT: Players' Club Presents --■ ^T ST^
;__»-, «- -I *-.- Xmas p.             Nw<  I2.I3,14 j-*. --n^j;--.
Immediately after the elections * Canadlenne,    Mathematlca    Club,
the   Artsmen   staged   a   gigantic •    THREE PLAYS will be presented by the Players' Club Menorah Society, Physics Club, B.
snake-parado and marched all over on November 12, 13 and 14. C. Teachers' Federation.
the campus.   Although they par-  ^^
aded completely around the Ap- ^ we al1 one'act »**» lnclud- 	
pUed Sc. Bldg., shouUng and Jeer- ing a cpmedy, a murder drama, and
ing, the Engineers did nothing to a farce. They will take about one- TVi-lVY*! tf\    *S ft IH 0Y% t   \~\ fiYeSDetOY
stop the parade. half hour each to present. XUIUIII4/*Ji> WUC f i L    1 1141 VCO kVC I
f^ZZZX .rni-KS: Impressed By UBC Co-eds
and that any Artsman may now ^.,^-.1.^1 n„  larir tobbv
hold hi- head high and unafraid. J^^J? ^^^ «fUhlm By JACK f^^Y
in Dutch    when he predicts a
MASTERS NOW death which doesn't have the pace •   "Vancouver women are  wonderful—and  at the  UBC
After the snake-parade Phil Ou- to occur. campus they are magnificent!"
man was carried to the steps of Besides realising how great stu- -_-__--______----_------___.
the Caf where he made a speech MURDER dent spirit must have been in past
promising to make sure that the «in the Mist" is a dramatic mur- years, that was the chief Impres- both men and women can meet
victory won will be permanent. d0f ^^y concerning a patricide 8lon <* Tom Nlxon- P^dent °* sociaUy such as at your Caf and
"We are now In "^ «*** whlch i, accidently wltne»ed by a Victoria College Union at Unl- Brock. The only student union 1.
situation, but we must be prepared * * verslty of Toronto, when he made Hart House, and that was endow-
to  resist any  acts  of  aggression passer-by.    The  Innocent  person ft brief yWt tQ y^ last wwk ^ ^^ ^ ^^ ^^ ^ ^ ^
with force If necessary," said Ou- Is made  the  scrape-goat  of the j^hves-^ exclusively for men."
man' Play> Nixon, one of the eastern stu- So U/as no wonder that Tom
In "Good Night, Caroline," the dents who took off several weeks «wooned when he saw all   those
  action centres around a henpeck- to help the prairie harvest, decided
T} 1 Vf*rtC.YVk tf* ed husband, a willful wife with the to *"nl to the coast before re-
JL-/1JL V/V*IVSJ- fllV porting back to Toronto by No-
gift of gab, and a sentimental bur- ,      „    .„   -      , ..     .    ..
^-^             a •»        •   1                     <- vember 9.   We found him in the ---_                 >-«
K6D19.C6S glar' The burglar giv" a11 of Pub office looking for coples of r USt" SCGflGS
■t•^•V'^/*'**V'V'^;, his loot to the lady he Is supposed "The Varsity," publication of hla X   '*w,*'    »^^'V^A*V/I_f
lYxOIltHClOr °*   °° n,\     ,           »       . "Communications on the prairies V lSltCCl   HV
.        • The casts of the plays are as fol- „. yUe," he confided.   "I haven^ ^
• INCREASING demands lows:                                        t had a word from Toronto since I CfralClllaltGS
made on his time by tho ,__. __„_ _, BED„ le«-anud ™"0,,know how 1 stand
ever-expanding Employment . with the COTC.' e  HOMECOMING may have been
ever eApanuuig -impioymeni       y   ^ KUa> Allarf Ainsworth After a half-hour jaunt around «,„».,.,           ,
Bureau necessitates the re- Hannah (hlg daughier)_ the campus, Tom managed to make offlcially held a week "» but
tirement of Eliot Montador Blackie Lee a few comparisons with his Alma various   members   of   the   armed
as  manager  it  was  learned Captain Hughes          ;Blalr Bailey Mater' where attendance numbers services,   held  their  own  private
vesterdav *.,    ...          ™           aa, . about 7,500. "Homecoming" on Saturday, when
yesieraay. Misg inotIla  Eleanor Atkinson
A   directorate   of   five   persons, Hugh Parry (pMt) Nom Campbell BROCK IMPRESSES they *PP™™* °" <*e campus to
three  men and two women, will FlaM— Visibly Impressed by Brock Hall, take a look around before dlspers-
henceforth head it, In order to dl- especially the AMS office, and the ing to the different places that tno
vide up the duties.    Bob Whyte,                   """" ■                  ec fact that  this and  other  student ^        and   MvioTCe   ^^   call
Jocelyn Danlell and Ed Friese have Moses Roberts   Don Chutter buildings   were built from under-
already been appointed to the di- Ahoba Jones Joy Walker graduate  funds,  Nixon  compared ie
rectorate and applications for the Miss Pugh Bach, Edith Katznelson the situation ruefully to his own Among those on the campus Sat-
other two positions will be wel- Mercy Lloyd   Freda Lldster Student Council. urday   were   Flt.-Lt.   Bill   Brand,
corned.    There Is little  remuner- Modryb Jane, Shirley Wardhp.ugh "There, we have representatives former photographer for the Tot-
atlon for the work involved but from   all .faculties,   giving   us   a em> Lieutcnant Hugh Cooke, form-
all expenses will be paid. "IN THE MIST" CouneU membership of about 30, ef Asocjate Editor of the Ubyssey,
Work   so  far  has   consisted  of Bayne   Jim Wilson which is   entirely   too   unwieldy. ueutonant   Sid   Poulton,   former
registering   400   students,   175   of Miss Pewsey  Jean Christile Arts alone Is dlvlt'.3d into four col- business manager of the Musical
whom were women, and publicizing       Mrs. Voller   Sandra Gordon le8ea, of whic^ Victoria is one." Society.
the Bureau in industrial and bus!- Ned   Harry Tumey "Consequently, it 1 - ™*«JIffl- Ueutenant Al Dean, en-
ness circles. Porter   Phil Carter cult t0 Plan integrated student ac-
♦• •    ♦  i *u * *u -   ,.^n tivitles.   This fall, we had a plan tnuaiasuc cneer leader or last yeor
It is anticipated that there will * Second Ueutenant Ken McBride,
ta rVf^SiSS^ »_T mGHT' CAT?" zzi7ZZ ^ :„ -«,*-- - ^>»-"—-
canU,   but   NO   APPLICATIONS Alfred   Art Jones Al Johnstone, trumpet player for
FOR CHRISTMAS WORK WILL Caroline (his wife), Margie Beale CO-EDtJCATION the Varsity Orchestra, propped in
BE ACCEPTED AFTER DECEM- The Burglar   Don Walker "And, oh. your co-education! At on the way from Officer Training
BER l. Seltna (the maid)   Helga Jarvl Toronto we have no rlnce where on Vancouver Island.
No. 14
Ritchie And Roe
Will Face Charges
Of "Inefficiency"
• STUDENT Council last night ordered Johnny Roe and
Hugh Ritchie, presidents of the Aggie Undergrad and
Arts Undergrad, respectively, to appear before Council at
the regular meeting next Monday night to answer charges
of inefficiency in regard to handling of the Arts-Aggie Ball
•   RUMORS that Arvid Backman, treasurer of the AMS,
would resign his position because of arguments over
budgets, were flatly denied by Backman in a telephone
conversation with the UBYSSEY on Sunday.
It was learned that Arvid Back- .
man had sent letters to John Car- ,
son, President of MUS, Msry Mulvin, President ot WUS, and probably to the presidents of MAA,
WAA, LSE and the Junior member,
calling their attention to minutes
15 and 16 of the Student Council
meeting of October 96, these minutes are as follows.
(1) That in future no representative ot any club, organization, or
committee under tho Jurisdiction
of the AMS shall enter into any
tentative financial agreements without the knowledge of both the
treasurer and accountant, and Shall
not make those arrangements final
without first obtaining the sanction
of the Student Council
(2) That in future all expected
expense accounts for any functions
under the Jurisdiction of the AMS
must be submitted to the Treasu-
er of the AMS fourteen clear days
before the date of that function.
In the letter to Miss Mulvin,
Backman points out that rigid adherence to the above minutes are
necessary if he la to fulfill the
duties of his office, and that should
it happen that they be disregarded
then he felt that lt would be necessary to tender his resignation.
The letter is not written to accuse any member of council ot
failing to stand up to the regulations, but would appear to be
merely an outline of the stand
that Backman takes in regard to
the rule which states a budget must
be submitted at least two weeks
before an event takes place. This
year council has bean lenient in
several casss where budgets were
presented late and has permitted
them to go through.
Tne minutes were passed to ensure prompt presentation of future
budgets snd to warn all organisations who hold functions that In
future they must either present a
budget on time or their function
will be postponed until such time
as they comply with regulations.
Backman'a letter would seem to
be a reminder that he, aa treasurer, expected to comply exactly
with the regulations.
As council has not, as yet, hsd
a test case, Baokman's action can
be interpreted only as a statement of his position.
Eighty Girls Pledged As
Sorority Rushing Ends
•   ANOTHER year of sorority rushing terminated last Friday evening when over eighty girls were pledged by the
various international sororities on the campus.
Following Is the list of new
Delta Gamma — Doreen Grant,
Aileen Tufts, Lorraine Conway,
Blackie Lee, Boo Hutchinson, Kay
McGarry, Nina Gansner, Betty Foster, Elisabeth Paulln, Eleanor
Woolard, Joan Rodgers.
Kappa Kappa Gamma — Joan
Nlcolls, Mary Frances Trumbull,
Joan Frost, Jocelyn Baker, Bobby
Goldlng, Marny Williams, Barbara
Diether, Kay Day, Dora Bailey,
Pat Cunningham, Barbara Bell,
Mary McMillan.
Gamma Phi Beta — Helen Morgan, Helen MacFarlane, Margaret
McLeod, Audrey Stormont, Elizabeth McLagen, Royden McCon-
achie, Ann Stewart, Ann Smith,
Lolse White, Betty Sherratt, Marlon Manson, Mary Mulvin, Lonla
Kennedy, Trudy Livingston, Peggy
Alpha Gamma Delta — Sheila
McLelsh, Mararot Stevenson, Mona
Quebec, Ann Bennett, Marion McDonald, Peggy Ball, Bernice Williams, Virginia Weber, Bunny Arm.
Doreen Dougan, Beth Cameron,
Eleanor Irwin, Marion Bishop,
Maryan Peterson, Ivy Pronger, Bea
Inch. •
Alpha Phi — Bunny Grahani,
Adele Proverbs, Betty Walton,
Margaret Hilborn, Thelma Benson, Joan Fischer.
Alpha Omlcron Pi — Marjorla
Smith, Beverley Guy, Joanne Price,
Madeline Van de Putte, Betty Jenkins, Jean Campbell, Mary Margaret McCabe.
Alpha DeUa Pi — Carol Martin,
Jean Campbell, Mary Campbell,
Margaret Croll, Mary Dunfield,
Shlela Kirkpatrick, Sophie Mlchas,
An important meeting of
the entire Publication
Board will be held Thursday at 12:30 in the Pub.
And it is absolutely Imperative that everyone attend.
Peggy Ostrom, Fern Frost.
Kappa Alpha Theta — Barbara
McPherson, Audrey McKie, Barbara Plckln, Glenna Gillis, Frances
Davies, Margie Beale, Mary Kldd,
Gloria Murphy.
To Show
• A FASHION SHOW, to be put
on by the Women's Undergraduate Society will be the event of
next Saturday, November 14. The
clothes are being procured from
several local stores, and will be
modelled by twenty UBC girls.
Many types of dresses and coats
will bO shown, Including furs snd
evening' gowns.
All Varsity girls and their mothers are urged to attend, as tne
show will represent the girls' war
effort for the year. Thu show ls to
begin at 3, and the proceeds from
the ticket sales will be donated to
the Ambulance Fund.
Phantasy Ball
'Turns Tables'
On UBC Male
e TONIGHT will see the "tables
turned." For tonight is the
night for the much-anticipated
Phrateres' Ph/ntasy Co-ed In the
Girls will take their current
heart interests to the affair, get
corsages if they wish, and escort
the men home.
About 200-250 couples are expected to be at the co-ed tonight,
which lasts from 9 until 1,
It is a semi-formal dance, the
girls In formal dress. The programme is to be worked along
the "phantastlc" line, with ghosts
decorating walls and programmes.
Tentatively scheduled for November 18, Hugh* Ritchie recommended that the date for the annual affair be changed to the
25th, presumably because the executive had not submitted theL*
budget in compliance with Council minutes 15 and 16 printed elsewhere on this page.
Arvid Backman, treasurer of
AMS, had sent letters to members
of Council stating that unless tho
Council stood behind the regulations he might be forced to resign. Backman withdrew these letters when Bill Mercer, president ot
LSE moved that CouneU waive
these regulations snd permit the
holding of the affair on November
It was felt that possibility of
Backman'a resignation would influence the vote. When It came
to a vote, members Sully, Matheson, Mercer snd Warner agreed
to the change in date but Back-
man and Mulvin dissented. The
motion passed 4-3. Carson was
absent and Rod Morris has a vote
only in case of a tie.
It was decided that Ritchie and
Roe should be summoned to appear before the Council Mercer
made the motion an dit was passed.
Rod Morris critlcieed the members who hsd voted for the changed date, claiming that the regulations had been made to facilitate
Council business snd in protection of students' interests. He
stated that Council was showing
weakness and was opening the
way for slipshod business in the
Paul Buck, Junior member, stated
that if Backman resigned he would
feel it his duty to ask a quorum
meeting of the AMS whether one
- member should take the brunt or
whether the whole Council should
The personal opinion ot this
writer is that Backman ia not
forced into a position where he
should resign as the members of
Council who favour the change
in date have made the interpretation of these minutes their responsibility, rather than Back-
UeWe Prese
Teen Draft
• "A GENERAL draft of
our teen-age youth into
the armed forces for routine
military instruction would
be a national tragedy of the
first magnitude," stated
President L. P. Sieg of the
University of Washington in
an article in the Washington
Daily on the U.S. Teen-age
Draft Bill.
Dr. Sieg said that the handling
of the teen-age draftee should be
on a selective basis. "This war,'
he said, "unlike other wars, demands technological service of the
higher order. Where will we get
our first-rate scientists so badly
needed If we cut off the source?"
"It is all right to draft the teenage youths,' he said, "but after that
their training should be' highly
selective. Teen-age draftees whose
scholarship performance has been
rather indifferent should be the
only ones held in training camps."
Dr. Sieg believes that the better
students should be ordered to continue their schooling, receiving
private's pay, quarters and subsistence allowance.
"You can't train first-rate physicists in one or two or even four
years," said Dr. Sieg. It Is possible to teach men to perform a
certain technical routine or to operate certain scientific instruments
in relatively short, intensive training periods, but from such men
we will get no improvement In the
scientific processes and it is this
aspect of the general draft of teenagers that Is truly frightening." Page Two
Tuesday, November 10,1942
•    From The Editor's Pen » » »
Armistice 1942
Twenty-four years ago tomorrow
the world celebrated the close of the first
Great War—"The War to End Wars"—and
each year since, the peoples of the world
have paused to remember the sacrifice and
heroism of the year 1914-12.
In those years after the war the world
failed the men who had given their lives
so that others could live in peace and security, and 21 years later another world
conflict had started. Now young men of
another generation are being called on to
make the same sacrifice for the same cause
that their fathers fought for 25 years ago.
The fact that the conflict of 1914-18 did
not end wars for good does not detract
from the glory of the men that fought It,
men who fight for the survival of their
freedom, for their right to live their own
way are always heroes.
This Armistice Day of 1942 should be
more than a salute to their valour, lt should
be, more than ever, a day on which people
shall remember that It is up to them to
keep faith with the dead of the first war,
and to those who have died in this one.
This war will not end when the guns
cease firing. It will not be over until
an intelligent and workable settlement has
been made. If the people of the United Nations lose their interest in the planning
of the post-war world, If political considerations rather than 'national Interests take
over, than these men who have given their
lives will be let down just as their predecessors were.
This post-war world will have to work
for peace with all the unity and co-operation that it Is at present, using for war.
The Arts Course
It is extremely disturbing, at a time like
this, to hear rumours of a possible abolition of tiie Arts course. There has probably never been a time when there was a
greater need for analytic, impartial thinking about the state of affairs In Canada.
There has probably never been a time when
there was such an air of political tensity,
such a tremendous confusion of ideas, or so
much political campaigning under cover of
the war effort. Canadian opinion is in a
state of flux. To say that such a condition
is fundamentally wrong In time of war, that
we should be getting on with the job of winning tiie war and not thinking about the
future or not even think about the political present, indicates that the one who
raises such objections is either woefully
misinformed about the causes of the war
or is tremendously concerned with the preservation of the status quo. The fact that
we must be geared for total war certainly
does not mean that we spend our whole
time in actual physical effort In producing
armaments, in forming armies, in boosting
the sale of Victory Bonds. It does mean
that we must rouse ourselves from the narrow, selfish, and materialistic attitudes that
characterised too many Canadians before
the war, and the still characterizes many
It does mean that we must develop s
new social consciousness, and awareness of
world events, a desire to find the truth,
and a desire to change the world about you
to conform with the highest social ideals.
To use a rather ugly, but forceful phrase,
there must be total mobilization on the
Intellectual front. A nation cannot attain
any dynamic power in war or peace unless
it has a fundamental peace of mind with regard to things lt Is fighting for, a deep-
rooted faith in its leaders. Canada has not
acquired that dynamic power, because she
will get neither peace of mind nor faith until Canadians come to some decision about
what they want in their own society and
in the world as a whole.
Because of the very nature and ideal of
a liberal Arts course, those associated with
it are In the position of being able to help
society in coming to that decision. They
are in contact with a body of human knowledge that haa been cleared of falsehood,
of selfish interest, of charlatanry, that hag
been brought to its essentials, that has an
intensity and truth that far supersedes the
picayune efforts of current journalism or
current press or radio propaganda. Far
from this being a time to do away with
such an institution, it is rather time to demand that such an ideal of liberal education be strengthened, that students in the
course show a greater appreciation of the
gignlflcance of such education for society
at large as well as for themselves. —• The
The Mummery
• • • •
by Jabez
The ancestors of the misanthrope who
cooked up the Idea of the 8:30 lecture must
have been first vice-president In all the better torture chambers of the Middle and adjoining ages.
Some old timers can remember when
they first instigated the nefarious scheme.
The occasion was marked by a wave of suicides that carried off 57 students, three professors, and a janitor who was already pretty
well fed up.
The full significance of the ghostly
business doesn't strike home until they come
in to wake you after one of those bright
mauve evenings that seem so delightful at
the time. Take this morning, for instance.
Take it and throw it off the wharf.
Flying the Freudian dream-beam, I was
just completing negotiations with a Sulton,
who looked exactly like Freddy Wood,
whereby he would trade me 300 slightly
used wives In return for a yo-yo and an old
copy of "True Confessions." We were about
to sign the papers when somebody started
jumping up and down on my head, bawling:
"'Tis time to arise and fly, O Gentle
And they hauled me onto the floor Uke a
load of two by three's.
My eyes twanged open and I lay there,
freshly exhumed mummy.
"Where are my 300 wives?" I demanded thickly.
"They went that way!" they laughed,
beating me with clubs.
I tottered dismally into the bathroom.
I tottered dismally out of the bathroom,
and into what looked like a kitchen.
"Well, well, if it isn't Jeanie with the
light brown taste in his mouth," they cackled coarsely.
I fastened one red, malevolent eye on
"Who hung that morbid surrealist
painting over the wash-bowl in the bathroom?" I rasped bitterly.
"That's a mirror!" they cried joyfully.
"You look like the bottom of a bird-cage!"
"What's that you're eating," I asked,
staring aghast at the table.
"Dr. Jackson's Dynamite," they answered, paddling their spoons around in the
ungodly goo.   "Have some?"
I tottered back into the bathroom, while
they gleefully chanted: "It All.Comes Back
To Me, Now."
Then there's the battle with the facilities of the Beastly Electric. I managed to
obtain a seat on the street-car after a good,
clean fight, but I didn't have it long. One
of those beefy, Woodward's bounds, Hast-
ing's East Matrons, revealed a new technique
in forcing male evacuation when she started
stropping a razor alongside my ear.
"Won't you sit down?" I gasped, clutching at my throat, and backing down to the
platform, where I had to stand beside one of
those inevitable little Chinese gardeners
who show how little they have learned
odiferously speaking, from the flowers they
have been attending by reeking with a deadly persistency.
Another bloody battle for the bus. Riding the crest of a wave, I was carried down
to the end of the bus, where I was elbowed
onto the treadle of the rear door. The door
opened, somebody shoved, and I was back
on the sidewalk again.
I beetled around to the front door to
squeeze in once more.
"Your, twin brother just went in,"
smiled the driver.
"No, that was me," I protested.
His eyes narrowed, and he snarled.
"Yeah? Well you still put in a ticket,
Finally ensconced in the lecture room,
with the friendly droning of the pedagogic
lullaby filling my ears, I was just on the
point of renewing negotiations with the Sultan, when somebody nudged me.
"Pnnff?" I grunted.
The face of the professor crystallized
in the haze. His mouth was moving. He was
talking to me.
"Perhaps the gentleman lying in the
back row will contribute the necessary information," he leered.
"Contribute the necessary information?"
I bleated.
"Unless you consider it unworthy of
your intellect," he purred.
"Not at all, not at all," I coughed. "In
my opinion there is much to be said for both
sides of the question, but I am inclined to
disagree with the text."
There was a snickery silence.
"Thank you so much," bowed the professor.
Then he turned to the rest of the class
to ask: "Perhaps somebody else can tell
me what time it is?"
8:30 lectures—phooey.
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Dear Sir:
A copy of The UBYSSEY for
October IT haa just come to hand
with much of interest, although
the names, are all of strangers.
. The two clipping from this issue announces two important
events that wo all would Uke to
attend. The dates underlined show
that attendance at both ia out of
the question for those of us st a
distance. If the two functions
which are annual affairs could be
brought into the same week it
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Yours very truly,
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held November 18, and the Homecoming Celebration held October
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•   •   •   »
The Editor
Dear Sir:
The efforts of The UBYSSEY to
instill spirit into the sluggish Arts-
men are praiseworthy, but futile
. . . what was the purpose of the
article entitled: "Fellow Red Shirt,
etc. . . . "? Were you trying to
make the Engineers hate Rod Morris, or themselves, or what? It Is
an old stunt of the press, when it
wishes to give a prominent figure
notoriety to send a reporter to ask
their victim a question such as:
"Is your wife suing you for divorce?" The next move, of course,
is to publish his reply in black
type. Your effort, however, was
not that clever. In fact, it was utterly stupid. 0
Have you heard of the .paper
shortage? If you can't do any better than your article on Rod Morris indicates how about saving
the newsprint by cutting the
UBYSSEY in half? Of course,
what we would all really like Is a
little news, and perhaps a good
column once in a while. I nevei
admired Lionel Salt's column, but
I did read them. Believe me, I try
hard to read Squish, Squawsh,
Scrunch and Goo, but I can never
wade any further than the first
Yours very truly,
Sc. '45.
The Editor,
Dear Sir:
The arrival of the "Homecoming"
Issue of the UBYSSEY has aroused
a strong case of nostalgia in this
grad which cannot be cured except by "writing to the editor."
To one who has been out of touch
with  the  University  and  former
(Cont.nued on Page 8)
, Out Of
e USUALLY, when a person
reads a book of substance, ho
falls into a certain mood as a result of reading that book.
Sometimes, however, one will
pick up a work only to find that
it describes and completes almost
exactly his mood at the time. That
happened to me the other day.
Truthfully, it wasn't really my
own mood that I found expressed
in the first few pages of Walter
Lippman's "Preface to Morals".
As a matter of fact, I had been
thinking of several acquaintance*
of mine and had adopted their
point of view for the moment.
S THESE "acquaintances" arc
representatives of types. Both
are university graduates whose
lives have been broken by the war.
Both sincerely took up the challenge of the war as the only way
to face their difficulties. Both volunteered for service in the ranks;
one, unfortunately, has. been rejected several times.
They're just as patriotic as the
next fellow. But they are perhaps
a little more honest than most
when they admit they volunteered
to escape-escape from the world.
In one way the war was a Godsend for thern^
And perhaps they have been
made a little too sensitive to the
world by their university education—by their psychology, and
their philosophy, and literature,
and history.
• THEY (snd remember I refer
to thousands, not just to two
men), have always had every reason to be happy, and on the surface asem to have been happy.
Their friends will remember them
as good fellows who have had a
jolly time. Just one thing has
passed them by—a faith in anything.
That's where Lippman's words
brought these two to mind.
At the very start of his "Preface
to Morals" he explains:
"Modern man may be busy with
many things, but he discovers one
day that he ia no longer sure they
are worth doing. He haa been
much preoccupied; but he is no
longer sure he knows why.
"He has become Involved In an
elaborate routine of pleasures, and
they do not seem to amuse him
very much. He finds it hard to
believe that doing any one thing
la better than doing any other
thing, or, in fact, that it ia better
than doing nothing at all.
• "It OCCURS to him that it
is a great deal of trouble to
live, and that even in the best of
lives the thrills are few and far
between. He begins more or less
consciously to seek satisfactions,
because he is no longer satisfied,
and all the while he realizes that
the pursuit of happiness was always a most unhappy quest.
"In the later stages of his woe
he not only loses his appetite, but
becomes excessively miserable trying to recover it."
It's not a case these days o!
believing in the need for a democratic victory. That belief u
strengthened by the personal feelings of such men.
These thoughts go beyond war
and peace, victory and defeat.
These thoughts are common to
most thinking young men in this
modern, confused world now thut
religion has ceased to be a source
of comfort for most of them.
e YOU SEE, Lippman's words
were not brought on by this
war. They were set on paper over
thirteen years ago, and he was
no doubt describing the doubts of
the post-war period, the "jazz age."
Young people of that age also
looked for something to believe in,
and couldn't find it.
Victory In this war has become
THE faith for some. But most feel
that there IS something else but
victory that matters—and thut
something is the hopes for and
organizations of the post-war
That's why this state of affairs,
gloomy as it may sound, is really
a very healthy condition. The
only hope that we have to gain
anything lasting out of this war
is contained In such realization.
e IF YOU like, sum it up this
way — "Eat, drink, and be
merry, for tomorrow we die" may
be a comforting slogan; but not
when a person Is too busy thinking about "things in general" that
he can't even be merry.
Now that you've read this far,
go back and read again the quote
from Lippman. It will mean more
to you the second time; and even
more the third time.
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Page Three
Ambulance Parade Noon Today
Ceremonies Open
War Council Drive
•   ADDITIONAL FEATURES have been added to the
events of the mammoth Red Cross Ambulance Drive to
be officially opened by an "ambulance" parade on the mall
at 12:30 today.
The parade, which is to be led
by an ambualnce similar to the
one to be purchased and driven by
a member of the Women's Ambulance Corps, will proceed down the
University Boulevard to the north
end of the mall to the m,usic of
the Varsity Band.
There the parade will halt and a
.ceremony officially opening the
important raffle drive will take
place. Ambuance keys will be
presented to members of the War
Aid Council by the Red Cross, and
John Carson, of the War Council,
will address the students.
The AMS Pep Meet on Friday,
November 18, will sponsor a yell
contest between Sciencemen and
Artsmen. Plans for the Jabet skit,
"Guthrie Meek In The Army,"
starring Norman Campbell, are
indefinite ss yet. However, there
is a possibility that the Fireman's
Band will be available for the
Major Vancouver stores will
sponsor the WUS fashion show
scheduled for three o'clock on Saturday, November 14. Twenty-
five University girls will model
Tickets will sell at SSo each and
proceeds will be turned over to the
Ambulance Drive.
Elaborate plans have been laid
for the Victory Dance on Saturday night, at which the draw of
raffle tickets wul take place.
Wednesday being declared a holiday, and the Cross-oountry competition being hold on Thursday,
the raffle committee under Bill
Mercer is planning a whirlwind
campaign. Tickets are being sold
through major campus organisations. Their price Is ten cents
each or three for 15c.
Fiesta Set
For Nov. 18
• ARTS-AGGIE, students
have been warned to
brush up their rhumbas and
dust off their tangos in preparation for the Fiesta-style
Arts-Aggie formal ball to
be held in the Commodore
on the evening of Wednesday, November 18.
Everything, including the pep-
meet to be held on Tuesday prior
to the dance will be in the South
American mood. Ole Olsen's orchestra, and Mexican "atmosphere"
decorations will supply the Latin
Hugh Ritchie and Johnny Roe,
Faculty presidents, are heading
the joint committee In charge of
arrangements. Monty Montador will M.C. the pep meet. Admission per couple to the dance
will be $3.29.
(Continued from Page 2)
classmates, the sight of the familiar
students' paper is very welcome, I
have often wished to attend the
Homecoming sessions, but as a rule
my work has not permitted it. But
Just wait, one of these days I'm
going to turn up there and just
HOPE that someone recognizes
me. It is safe to say that this momentous time will be after the
war is finished, and I hope, too
that many others will feel the
samo disire  to return then.
How you have grown since my
time, Arts '29, especially in the
choice of courses to follow. And
whether tho "profs" still read from
the same notes or not, I would enjoy sitting in on a few of my favorite lectures. Could be that I,
wish for the old carefree (?) days
again and can see my youth fast
slipping away, but, nevertheless, I
would like to haunt the familiar
halls again.
Seriously, congratulations to the
spirit of a grand university, and
to those of you who toil by day
(and night) to turn out such a fine
edition of the UBYSSEY.
Sincerely yours,
• IT IS SAID that the fad of
wearing  a  cardigan buttoned
down the back, originated in Akron, Ohio. But Phyllis Brewer, of
our own campus, has followed
through with a more practical, and
even cuter idea. She wears ail
her sweaters, even the ones with
the v-necks, backward. This gives
a high neckline for her suits, and
is a perfect foil for pearls or a
"glamour" necklace,
• THIS ITEM should be strictly
off the record, because it is ail
about a gadget that did not come
from the States. But it ia so cute
that we thought it had a place
here, anyway. It is a very cute
compact, complete with windshield
wiper, (believe it or nor,) owned
by freshette Maiefiia Sanford.
When the compact is opened, a
. narrow piece of felt Is automatically pushed down over the mirror,
preparing It for use by cleaning
off all the excess powder.
• A LOT of co-eds have been
complaining, lately, about how
cold their lep are getting, now
that winter Is setting in. Well, In
spite of male opinion concerning
knee high socks, you have to admit, they ARE practical! We don't
know what American boys think
about them, but apparently th«
socks are still fad-shlonable In the
States. The girls there have added variety to them In interesting
ways. For example, In Edgely,
North Dakota, lt ls considered
smart to sew colorful Utile knitted
purses to the tope of knee-high
socks, Handy place to keep'car
fare! And edging the tope of them
with curtain ball fringe Is the latest thing in Skowhegan, Maine.
In Lakewood, Ohio, the girls sew
buttons around the top edges: but
in Brooklyn, New York, charms
are used.  SUCH Ingenuity!
0 LONG STRINGS of pearls are
all the rage, down In Washington, DC. An unwritten law was
proclaimed in the schools there,
to the effect that each 'steady-going* girl must wear her pearls tied
in a knot. The free-lancing* girls
wear theirs loose, and it's safe to
osk any of them for a date. A bit
incriminating, but . . . saves a lot
of confusion!
• THE TWIST of the wrist has
taken on a new significance to
the girls in Cleveland, Ohio. For
now, when they wear hnlr ribbons,
they tie a matching ribbon around
one wrist, bracelet-wise. Coy! And
then again, we hear that a girl in
Parsons, Kansas, created a fad-
shion by tying ribbons, complete
with large bows, around her
ANKLES!   Result? Bowed legs!
trick lives In a city of which
we cannot quote the name, offhand, but we would like to teil
yo uabout the trick anyway. It
would seem that the girl was cither
tired of a plain skirt that w:.s
still decidedly wearable ... or, she
suffered with cold hands! At any
rate, she certainly succeeded In
solving either problem, in a very
novel way. For, she secured a pa*r
of mittens, in a bright color
which contrasted her skirt, and
just sewed them on . . . ass pockets.
LOST—A pair of women's black
Monday morning. Can be identified. If taken by mistake please
leave where they were found, as
soon as possible or communicate
E. radley, BA 8869M or Arts
Letter Rack.
• •   •   •
NOTICE-Will the soldier boy
who gave the lift to four girls from
Sasamet to University last Friday
noon please turn in umbrella, left
in back of his car, to Lost and
Found?   Thank you.
* •   •   •
NOTICE - Room 210 in the
Science building will no longer be
open for study purposes on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The
amount of students using this
room for study purposes wa snot
sufficient to keep it open.
• VARSITY isn't In much danger of being caught unawares by Christmas Exams this year. Within a month,
warns Registrar Charles B. Wood, there will be examination
papers in all subjects and students will commence writing
December 11.
Directory To
Oo On Sale
November 20
that Utile book with the addresses and phone numbers of
every student on the campus, wUl
be on the campus by Friday, November 20, according to the pub-
litis wiU make almost one month.
earUer than last year's edition
which waa received about the middle ot December.
The Directory sells for ten cents
and will be distributed through
the AMS office.
Self'Denial Tags
In Ambulance Form
• IN LINE for the Ambulance-
before • Christmas campaign.
Self-Denial tags tomorrow wiU be
in the form of an ambulance.
Mary Mulvin, WUS president, in
charge of the Self-Denlal days,
states that the coUections average
ls around |50-$70 dollars. Last
week, however, was the lowest
with $39.05.
It ls believed that tomorrow's
ambulance tags may help to boost
WANTED—Ride out from the
neighbourhood of Kitsilano. Cornwall and Balsam street., See O. G.
Hayles, or phone BAy. 7083-L.
There will be examination papers
at Christmas In all years and for
all subjects. In connection with
the examinations the following
dates have been set!
Lest day of lecturce-Tuesday,
Examinations end — Saturday,
Commerce Club
Plans Roller Party
• IN THI form ot a "pre-Christ-
maa informal", members of the
Commerce club tonight are holding a roller skating party and
dance at the Roller Bowl.
The mixer will start with a program of roller skating until Is 30,
followed by dancing and refreshments. t
Hugh HaU, president of the club,
and BUI Welsford are In charge of
the party.
It Is expected that members WiU
turn out en masse for the occasion.
LOST — German Composition
and Conversation text last week.
Return to Jim Williams, Arts Letter Rack.
ShODpinQ    wttn Mary Ann
e SENDING something overseas
for Christmas? — you'd better
hurry and get that box of candy
mail-ordered from Purdy's, at 675
GranviUe Street, because today is
the last day for mailing overseas
Christmas mail. A sociology student was being sent out on a case
of a girl who was In an intereet-
O QUALITY IS what everyone
is looking for In shoes these
days—shoes that are well-made and
long-wearing, but always smart,
and that is the kind of shoe that
you'll find on Rae-son's clever
floor, at 808 GranviUe Street. It's
all very complicated, but fraternity
rushing was in its last stages and
one self-padded lad couldn't make
up his mind.  A friend helped him
O ITS A good Idea If you are
one of these people who get
cold easily to stock up on a couple
of pairs of wooly vest and pantie
sets from B. M. Clarke's, 2517 Granville South. The boys don't seem
to mind letting the girls know that
they haven't got a date tor the
Phrateres co-ed tonlgnt, according
to all the signs around the campus
O IDEAS can really turn out to
be marvelous creations if given
the right person to work them out,
and the right person in the dress
designing line in Vancouver is
Lydia Margaret Lawrence, who
spends all her time in her studio
in the Arts and Crafts building at
576 Seymour St.. thinking up
bright ideas to glamourize you and
ing condition without husband,
because the supervisor thought
that the case "was her type," which
embarrassed her to ask "What have
I done to deserve this? So get that
box of delicious candy and send
It over to your friends right away
to cheer thenf up for the Yuletide
decide by saying: "Arn't you a P.
K. Sigma legacy from both sides
of the family?" meaning that he
goes out with a girl (now Alpha
Gam pledge) who's brother is a
P.K. and his sister (an Alpha Gam,
too) goes around with another P.
K. These shoes are reaUy wonderful, and reasonable, too, at $5.95,
and a marvellous variety of styles
there's one up in the Caf with the
name of a Zete on it and there
was another in the Library basement with two P.K. Sigma's names
on lt. These woolies come in pure
wool, 50% wool and lisle, and tho
prices range from $1.50 and $1.25
for the pure wool, $1.00 for the
50%, and .59 for the 15% wool and
your friends for daytime and playtime and she executes these ideas
too, turning out beautifully tailored and carefully finished ensembles. An ex-cheer leader who
just finished at Vancouver Island
Officer Training Centre got himself engaged on Friday to thc girl
he used to "go around with" at
Gals Archery
In Gym Today
0 TODAY AT NOON in the gym,
the Varsity Seniors In archery are
challenging the Freshettes. The
tournament will consist of 24 arrows, shot at the 20, 30, and 40
yard lines.
Archerers featured on the Senior team will be chosen from Nora
Nellson, Brenda Ooddard, Dora
Menzles, Kay Marshall, Ada McLaren, and Virginia Webber.
The first year archerers Include:
Marie Hutchinson, Bobbie Strong,
Sheila Anderson, Ruth Parnum,
and several other girls. Beware,
Everyone interested in this shoot
ls welcome to watch and cheer.
Other matches wiU be announced
There will be no Intra-Mural
voUey-baU game aa scheduled for
Monday, as the archery match wlU
be the big event in the gym.
Mus Soc One Man
Band Misrepresented
e   BILL EMBREE, the Musical Society man who plays
all the instruments, feels he has been misrepresented.
He definitely does not play all those instruments at once.
He admits being able to play the       ________________________
Instruments in question, namely
drums, mouth-organ and steel guitar, but he does not phy them
aU at once, "Who am I, a contortionist," asks BIU.
BUI started to play the mouth-
organ a few years ago. The guitar
came later, and he eventually got
around to the "skins." Modesty
prevents him from saying whether
he plays any of them well, but reports have it that he cuts a very
fair lick with the drums. Most ot
his drumming experience has been
in the military field, but, he has
done some orchestra drumming.
His reason for joining the musical society ls very simple. BUI ls
Interested In music. And' the Society ssys that they would Uke to
hear from all others with similar
Returns To Campus
UBC Honors 2nd
World War Heroes
• UBC's Honor RoU of thofc students who have been killed
or are listed as missing In action
in the Second World War is as
David H. Armltage, Charles L.
Backley, John L. Clarke, Arthur
H. Coulter, Charles P. Davidson,
Lionel P. Douglas, Oynne O. Olb-
bin. J. Ksefer Kennedy, Henry
Law, Geoffrey deF. Mackie, Clarence H. McDougaU, Struan T. Rob-
erteon, Charles B. W. Rogers, William RyaU, Thomas 8. B. Shearman, Donald I. Stewart, Dave
Armltage, Lloyd L .Armour, Oscar
L. Auer, William T. Bruan, Gordon
W. ColdweU, William T. Cormack,
Eric 8. Ditmars, William MoM.
Fraser, Arthur R. Oouldlng, William O. Dunn, Sidney R HorswUl,
Richard P. Locke, W. Francis Millard, Colin 8. Milne, Francis H.
McMuUln, Carson 8. Proby, John
Wash Students Get
Special Gas Rating.
• STUDENT drivers of the University of Washington wlU be
able to apply for supplementary
ration books if they carry three or
more passengers.
This move is being put into effect to reUeve the transportation
problem of carrying 8,000 students
to and fro each day.
LOST-Tuesday, October ft, "A
Brief Course In Analytical Geometry." Please phone AL. W17-M. V.
A. Quick, Steven O. Ross, Lloyd
N. Series, MaxweU MeL. Stewart
George F. Strong, Simon O. later,
Alex N. Urquhart, C. Blake Wallace, Frederick O. Whitehead,
Arthur W. Wllloughby, Stuart
last year's editor-in-
chief of the UBYSSEY, re
turned to the campus on
leave this week from Ed*
NOTICES—Any student interested in joining the UBYSSEY staff
as a reporter, or interested In contributing to the paper should get
in touch with Lucy Berton in the
Pub Office.
NOTICE—There wiU be a practice for all girls who are to model
In the Fashion Show, today, at
noon, in the Double Committee
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Tuesday, November 10, 1942
UBC Wondering Foreign Correspondent Takes Fits At "Keep-Fits
S WITH THE outbreak of compulsory phs. larining for co-eds,
UBC men at last are believing that
maybe justice isn't blind after all.
We stand in Uttle gaping groups
watching Archery's Category A
Dianas twanging bows at outdoor
targets. A cheery leer comes into
our eyes at the thought of shapely
forms swaying In unison In the
Rhythm Classes.
But "Keep Fit" Is the women's
course that men most approve of.
A recent secret (and very, very
interesting) poll of COTC opinion
showed this. Interviewed by the
UBYSSEY, Private Joseph Blotz, a
typical Senior, piped out: "It does
thy heart good to see those babes
out on route marches. I feel swell
when I see them doing double time
up the Mali. For three years now
they've kidded me about my army
boot blisters."
He added wistfully, "But Saturday afternoons would seem a lot
shorter if our Company looked
half as good in battle rompers Ss
the girls do In shorts."
The question most of us are interested in is: "What happens in
the gym Tuesday mornings when
there aren't sny co-ed route
marches?" Well, service is our
motto always, folks. So, to solve
this problem, your reporter cunningly disguised himself as a freshette. He slung on his long golden
braids and  knee length sweater
and sat in on this morning's 8:30
"Keep Fit" class.
"Sat <n" Is a dirty lie: I never
sat less in my whole life.
First of all we stood in a long
line down one side of the floor.
A lady wearing a Arm expression
and a correct posture made cold
remarks about the way the girls
were standing.
"They look all right to me," 1
thought, turning to stare down thc
"You!" glared the lady, "EYES
FRONT!" So I turned my eyes
marchlng-run-HUP," she said, Tho
HUP, halfway between a bark and
a burp, would have done credit to
our corporal.
I found myself one of a tight
(meaning compact) little group of
ten. We marched in three rows of
three, with the tenth woman trail.
Ing along at the outer edge of the
squad. This formation adds to the
sporting element In gym marching.
If the other nine tramp close
enough to the edge of the floor,
the squad leaders, as they are
laughingly caUod, are squeezed to
a pulpy mass when they turn the
Round and round the room we
plodded. " (Stamp-with-your-left-
foot".) I could feel my left metatarsal sagging, and then buckling
under the strain. ("Left-right,
left-right .... keep those hips
back . . . chests out, eyes front
. . . swing your arms girls").
We wheeled right, we wheleed
left; we tramped in squads, we
trotted In single Ale. Then, AnaUy:
"Class halt, one two."
I was telling myself that the
worst was over—it hadn't even begun. Spread out over the floor
(UteraUy, yes) the now slightly
worn women began to do what
the Department calls "setting up
exercises" (If you take enough
they break you down).
We touched our toes. We grabbed our ankles. We kicked our
calves. We balanced on one foot,
swinging the other round and
round through space in a careless
sort of wny (One or two were lost)
Then we lay down on the ground,
in a helpless sort of way, with our
fists on our foreheads and our
noses in the dust, and wiggled
our spines like a series of earth
worms going through tall grar-s.
Again the mob was split into
sections, one ruled by the Arm-
looking lady, and the other in
charge of her assistant. The assistant was a repulsively athletic
girl with a sunny smile. She
forced us to roll down a series
of mats, to leap down them, to
crawl down,—almost to die on
As one co-ed put it: "Oym in
high school with one teacher was
bed enough—but two, Good Lord!"
Then we stood in pairs on tho
narrow—the phrase Itsy-bitsy
comes to mind—edges of benches,
balancing on one or two toes. As
my 12C's quivered on the support
my partner sneered, "If you don't
stop wiggling, you're going to fall
off, stupid."
She let go of mc. I did. There
was a dull thud.  I lay there.
It was a hard hour, brother, but
believe me, the hardest blow of
all came when I staggered off the
floor. A delicate little blondo,
turning to a gal beside her, gurgled, "Wasn't it fun today? I just
love tumbling."
Women, phooey! Mr.ke mine a
Pepsi-Cola float.
Laurie Five Fall Easy Prey To High-Flying Thunderbird Cagers
Accurate Shooting Wins
First Blood For 'Birds
First Game: Varsity 36, Lauries 27,
Next Game: Varsity vs. Air Force,
Wednesday, In UBC Gym.
on Saturday night, it seemed that the Varsity Thunderbirds fully deserved their win over Lauries. However,
a breakdown of the scoring figures shows that although
Varsity may not have had all the good breaks, neither
were they cruelly deserted by Lady Luck. The score
sheet that Lauries took almost twice the shots that Varsity
did, 65 to 38, but yet succeeded only in sinking seven of
their attempted shots in comparison to Varsity nine.
Foul Strip
Varsity also owes much of the
credit for their opening win to Its
success at the foul strip. The
Thunderbirds sank seventeen of
twenty- three free throwns awarded to them. Lauries canned thirteen out of twenty-nine.
The game was very wild, with
Varsity receiving twenty-five personal fouls against Lauries. The
sum of It, Varsity received more
fouls, attempted fewer field-goals,
snd  had fewer • free shots  than
Work Helps
Lauries, BUT, they canned a much
• larger proportion of their attempted field-goals and free shots.
Lauries made quite a fight of it
in the first period, and, led by Jim
Tostenson, who scored two baskets, were behind only 10-9.
However, the Pie-men did not
seem to worry Coach M. L. Van
Vliet as he sent out his second
string (Wescott, StlUwell, Sykes,
Bakken, Hayward) for the second
Second .Stringer Please
These five amply repaid their
coach's faith in them by going on
a scoring spree to ring up ten
points to Lauries' two; and put
Varsity ahead 20-11 at the half.
At the start of the second half)
Mr. Van VUet put his starting
team back in the game and they
played on even terms with the
Cooks to go into the fourth quarter with a lead of 27-16.
Varsity lost their starting centre, Harry Kermode, because of
four personal fouls soon after the
start of the last quarter. His un-
der-study, Ollie Bakken,    trailed
him to the - bench for the same
reason. This left Gordie Sykes as
the only man left to fill the centra slot, (already the unhappy
possessor of three personals).
Bouquets To Franklin and Stilwell
Lauries tried hard In the last
session to catch the flying Birds
but feU short of their mark. They
rained shots on the Varsity basket from all angles and distances,
but their bid failed.
Harry Franklin led the Thunderbird scorers with seven points,
sinking two beautiful long shots
and appearing to be in almost mid-
season   form.     Scoring   honours
were evenly divided among the
rest of the team, with every man
who saw action, getting at least
one point.
Art StilweU deserves a bouquet
for his performance. He played
sond defensive baU and although
he only tried three shots all evening, he sank two of them and led
the second-string boys in scoring.
Complete Score Sheet Data
Complete scores foUow, with
Pts. symboUzing points, PF. personal fouls, AFO attempted field
goals, CFG converted field goals,
AFS   attempted   free   shots,   and
CFS converted free shoU
Varsity pts pf afg cfg afs cfs
Bakken   2    4    2    0    4    2
Wayward    3    11111
Kermode   3
Barton  3
Robertson   3    18
Franklin   7    2    6
Johnson   4
Wescott  1
Stilwell    5
Sykes    ... 4
6 3
5 3
3 3
3 3
0 0
1 1
1 1
0 0
35 25 38 9   24   17
Bumstead   .... 6 3 6 1
Cavallin     2 2 3 0
Tostenson  7 3 17 3
Harvey   3 2 16 1
Pugsley    3 2 8 1
Hillman   1 3
Spencer  2 0
Ryan   1 2
White   0 2
Mourn   2 0
Basketball Banter
The two funniest Incidents of the
night concerned Varsity players.
The firts occurred when Paddy
Wescott fired a long pass to Gordie
Sykes. Sykes wasn't expecting
anything in the nature and was
cruising happily along with his
back to Wescott when the ball
jolted him out of his thoughts by
bouncing rudely off big "Sils"
head. . . The second bit of comedy
took place on the Varsity bench.
Dave Hayward was busy talking to
Bruce Yorke's girl friend, when
Paddy Wescott, indulging in a bit
of horse-play pushed Manager
Louie Checov back off his seat
into the lap of Yorke's heartthrob. Louie, who has been
known to throw the fear of Go-1
into bigger men than Wescott,
started to get up to retaliate, but
seeing the pleasant position he was
in. lay back and waited for Paddy
to pull him up. . . It seemed to
many spectators at the game
that Lauries' Rolfe Moun was on*,
of the L.-i. htest young prospects to
appear ut\ the floor. He left the
crowd gasping with one shot that
he took. The Varsity Intermediate 'A' team can vouch for the
fact that the basket was no fluke
as young Rolfe, who also plays for
Calders, helped scuttle the Inter
'A' boys in a game last Thursday,
by liberal use of the same shot. . ..
Varsity plays their first home
game next Wednesday when they
take on Air Force.
e THE VARSITY Seniors defeated the Freshettes In a challenge
Archery Match, yesterday in the
Gym at 12:30, by a score of 589 to
401. Led by Brenda Goddard, the
Seniors hr d a slight edge all th9
way in a closely contested match.
The players were: Seniors; Virginia Veber Ada McLaren, Brenda
Goddard, Nora Nellson. Juniors;
Sheila Alexander, Peggy Parker.
M;irg Hunter, Francis .Swing.
Also, it has been announced that
the Gym will be open for Archery
practice within the next two weeks,
Most popular event of last
year's intra program, (see
cut above) this year's road
#race will be run off on
Thursday at 12:45. Two men
from each club entered will
be posted along the course in
the interests of fair play. Pictured to the right is the map
of the course to be covered.
The course will be run in
reverse this year (i.e in opposite direction to the arrows), in order to prevent
congestion at the Brock
Dr. Lem. Robertson
And Hanley Win
Staff-Student Golf
•   SUNDAY'S GOLF MATCH, arranged by Dr.  Ralph
Hull in which faculty golfers teamed with members of
the student golf club, was won by Dr. Lemuel Robertson,
emeritus, teamed with youthful Dick Hanley.
The pair turned In a neat 76,
which  their  combined   handicap ■
reduced to a  snappy 64 — a good
five strokes in front of the field.
Grouped in second place with net
sixty-nines were Or. Steve Jennings snd Ed. Snyder^ Dr. Ralph
Hull and Bob Ford, and M. Van
Vliet with Hans Swinton.
One of the features of the match
was the steady performance turned
in by Coach Van VUet. His game
ahowed no iU-effecta from his long
lay-off. Rattling in putts from all
over the greens, Maury carded one
of the best individual nets of the
Complete results of tho plsy:
Grow Net
Dr. L. Robertson
and D. Hanley  76     64
Dr. S. Jennings
and Ed Snydor  87     99
Dr. R. Hull
and Bob Ford   78     69
M. Van Vliet
and H. Swinton  71     69
Dr. A. Harris
and Ted Chambers
Mr. T. G. Wright
and dies. Peterson
Dr. W. L. MacDonald
and J. Woodcroft   85     73
Mr. H. Hall
and Jack Shillabeer .... 82 73
Dr. G. Swanson
and  BIU O'Brien    85      74
Prof. J. M. Turnbull
and P. Pudney 	
80     71
84      72
88     74
Hopes for another similar game
in the near future are high. Dr.
Hull promises a larger lineup of
faculty golfers for the next tournament, so members of the golf club
are urged to watch their notice
board In the Stadium for further
The secretary of the Golf Course
has advised the Club that henceforth anyone wishing to play during week-days at the reduced rate
must show his membership card.
Both students and staff can procure these cards at the AMS office.
Co-eds Get
For Intras
November 10—Badminton—
2nd year vs. 4th year,
November 10—Ping Pong-
Aggies vs. Nursing.
The rest of the schedule wiU be
posted later.
On Tuesday 2nd year wiU take
on 4th year in the regular badminton intra-murals. 2nd year players wiU be Barbie Greene, Ada
McLaren, Lola Reld, June Browne, (
Bea Johnstone and Eileen Mc-'
KlUop. 4th year wlU field Mary
Farrel, Shirley McDonald, Muriel
Tindle, Audrey McKie, Joan McDonald and Bette Harvey.
The second year teams are the
onlyonly ones registered for points
The second year teams are the
only ones registered for points In
Intra-murals at present. Class
managers please register your
teams at once.
OfCMfio  Goao
Frosh Bow
To Calders
In 2nd Loss
team lost their second
straight game last Thursday
night at King Ed. gym, when
they were defeated 29-21 by
Calders. You remember
Calders. They are the team
that took ye Frosh in the
first game of the season.
Thursday's feature showed up
what i3 ec'.tint! to be a Varsity
characteristic: namely, their tendency to slow up In the second
half. In both their first games,
and Thursday night's epic, Varsity
was ahead at half-time. However, concerted drives by both
Gregory-Price and Calders In the
third quarter have been enough
to put Varsity too far enough behind to catch up.
Perhaps we'rj   prejudiced,   but
wo can't help thinking that in
Loth their first games, Varsity has
Gregory-Price and Calders.
Don Mann played a capable
game at centre for the Thunderbirds and along with Pete McGeer, led the team in scoring with
seven points. Bill Hooson was a
live-wire, both on attack and defence. The team as a whole was
willing and able.
It was learned yesterday thai
"Marty" Martin, Don Petrie, Pat
Campbell and George Gamble
have played their last game for
Calders. As you may have heard,
these four attend Varsity and
have been the cause of a great
deal of controversy due to their
action In playing for Calders. Tho
boys claim that they do not have
to attend practices in order to
play for the Olympics, and that
ks why they turn out for the latter team.
Pressure of studies and parental
discipline keeps them from attending any practices. They are
quite willing to play for Varsity
as long as they don't have to turn
out to practices.
Girls Drop
Two Over
• VARSITY  received  its
first setback of the season
at the hands of Ex-Kits. Both
teams were at full strength,
a rarity for the Kitsilano
team. Varsity were down 2-0
at the half but outscored
"Varsity Grads" 3-2 in the
last frame.'
Nonie Carruthers lead the blue
and gold with two goals. Jean
Handling scored th other Varsity
goal. Varsity played a fast pass-
ing attack, but the ex-Kit's fullbacks and goalie were in there and
managed to clear the baU in time.
• UBC also tasted defeat this week
losing to Britannia Grads. The second team, however, seems to have
found their shooting eye, scoring
their first goal of the season. Joan
Stevens capitalized.
Phyllis Ney made her first appearance in this game. Phyllis
played her hockey for Magee High
School, and she is the ninth player from Magee playing this year.
For Co-Eds
• THE WOMEN'S Intra-
Mural program for Monday will have been revised
to include three big challenge games.
The first event was held yesterday with the peppy seniors challenging the first year archers to a
tournament. This consited of 24
arrows at 20, 30 and 40 yards.
The next game will be Nov. 16,
when the 2nd year girls chalenge
tho Aggies, ast year's cup winners.
This will probably take the form
of a volleyball game. The soph
team wil include Barbie Green)(>
Ada McLaren, Lois Reid, June
Brown, Bea Johnstone, and Eileen
McKillop. As yet tho Aggies have
not announced their line-up.
The third struggle is on Nov. S
and will be in ping pong. The sororities wiU challenge Phrateres
who will be represented by two
players from each of the four chapters. Each sorority will send one
feprose^ative. Players from both
teams have not been released.
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