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The Ubyssey Sep 22, 1939

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Published Twice Weekly by The Publications Board of The University of British Columbia
No. 1
War Basis Planned For University
Froth Take Offensive
For First Time
In History
"We Are Disillusioned," Say Frosh
As Sophomores Accused
Of Dereliction
Traditional blood and thunder of the frosh-soph battles has
been missing this year, as the outnumbered sophomore* have
stayed well out of sight for the past week. The green garbed
freshies, who constitute about a quarter of this year's enrollment,
managed to "dunk" several aecond-y»*»-.»_en in-the lily pond, but
apart from this, and a few minor skirmishes, the Prosh nave had
to be content with a "bloodless victory."
"When I flrst came to University, I was warned to watch out
for sophomores. I received the
impression that Sophs were violent individuals who preyed on
freshmen like Dracula preyed
on the unwary peasants. But
now my eyes are opened I have
discovered that sophomores are
merely a low, timid form of student who try their best to -keep
. away from irate Frosh.
Wa Froah left the Pep meeting
on Tuesday ready for action. We
had  walked on  the   grass,  placed
handa In poeketa,  smoked In the
buildings and broken aU Initiation
rules. Moreover we had tossed two
luckless   Sopha  In   the   Uly   pond.
Wo were waiting for war.
Arming   ourselves   with    overrips
fruit, we expectantly waited for the
avenging army of second year men
to   hurl   themselves   upon   us.   None
came over in th*  >*uad,  a  few furtive  sophomores  stealthily   crept   to
their  studies.   Thsy  didn't   want   to
flght. We hurled our fruit. The sophomores     disappeared     Into     nearby
reontlnued on Pace 4)
Viewing (from a dlstanoe) the
Frosh-Soph engagements of the last
week has led us to speculate just
how these things start. Formerly the
scraps have been the rebellion of
persecuted Frosh against tyrannical
and overbearing Sophs determined
to make the newcomers feel as Ignominious «-i»d Insignificant as possible. They were not allowed to forget the lowliness of their position
and the humiliations Imposed Anally
resulted In an Insurrection that usually succeeded In freeing the verdant
ones from their vassalage.
However, no suoh explanation
oould possibly be given this year
since the Frosh have nothing to revolt against. As far aa we oan see
the famous fourteen points governing Initiation are as dead as the Versailles treaty and the Frosh act Just
as they please—surely a most lamentable state of affairs. The shoe
shine stand has not appeared and
no punitive measures of any kind
have been taken for infraction of the
Initiation regulations.
There is only one reason for this
disgraceful condition and that Is an
(Continued on Pago 4)
See Upper Classman
In C.O.T.C.
Rush of Students
Equipm'nt Lacking
Added Provisions
May Be Provided
Sergeant-Major Smith's new uniform and unusual activity In the
O.T.C. orderly are vivid oampus reminders that Canada Is at war and
that many Varsity students are anxious  "to do their bit."
Recruiting Is more than satisfactory and the authorised strength of
the corps has already been exceeded.
However, If recruiting continues at
the present rate It Is probable that
larger government grants will be
forthcoming to enable the corps to
accommodate the new members.
Therefore those who contemplate
enlisting are urged to*~do so at onoe.
It has been suggested that oredit
be given for C.O.T.C. work and definite word about this will be available
In a day or so. The probable plan
Is to give exemption from an elective 8-unlt subjeot to those who earn
their lieutenant's qualifications.
This Is not being considered, however, as an Inducement to potential
recruits but rather to relieve pressure on those with a full programme
of work who wish to take military
training aa well. It is possible that
the ranks of the Corps may be filled
to capacity before this suggested
new regulation becomes effective.
Colonel Shrum, commanding officer ot the campus contingent, states
that training will be more theoretical and technical this year than formerly. Trained men will be needed
to handle complicated and delicate
mechanisms and fighting apparatus.
Professors In the various sclenoe departments have volunteered to assist
In giving technical Instruction In
this work. Of course military tactics will receive plenty of attention.
The Seaforth Armoury will not be
available for training this year and
the stadium field may be used for
this purpose. A special oompany
may be formed for graduates not attending Varsity.
At present the Contingent lacks
equipment to outfit the recruits. The
rifles used by the Corps have been
appropriated by units of the active
mllltla. There will also be a temporary shortage of uniforms and books,
(Continaed aa Page S>
University Policy To Evolve
On War Needs of Allies
Your Pass is your Passport.
" An innovation is this year's student
pass system. All passes will bear
photos of their owners In order to
aid In the identification. Thla step
lias been taken to eliminate infringements ln the system apparent last
Unsettled European conditions are
mirrored in a similar state within the
University. The publication of the
students' passes has been principally
The pass, which is also used as a
library card, has been delayed two
weeks in printing. This has caused
much confusion at the Library Loan
Miss Lannlng asks that all studenta
present their registration receipts ln
lieu of passes when borrowing books.
Since duplicate receipts cannot be
obtained from the Bursar's office, the
original receipt should be carried at
all times until tne Student Pass ls
Students Work to Learn—
Anywhere, at Any Wage
Those university students who
spent thetr summer months attempting to earn enough money to oover
the expenses involved in one more
university term are returning to the
first War Session since the Oreat
War determined to make their dollars stretch.
Realising that the University
motto, Tuum Sat—It la up to you—
is applicable In the material aa
well aa In the academic world, undetermined numbers of atudenta
eagerly sought employment at the
close of the examinations laat
spring. They would go anywhere;
they would do anything; they
would aooept any reasonable wage
. . . and they did.
Relatively few students, however,
earned enough money to take care
of fees, board, books and clothes.
Those unable to count on outside or
parental assistance are being forced
I to   work  part   time  to  enable   them
to continue their studies.
The presence here this term of
those students who do or must depend on themselves for their university training la a silent tribute
to those agencies placing or employing university  men  and  women.
In Vancouver, the B.C.E.R., following a long established tradition
of assisting unlveralty men, employed approximately BO students. Figures obtained through the courtesy
of Mr. Baldwin of the Traffic Department show that 23 worked as
motormen, 14 as conductors and
three as bus drivers. Six read meters
and two collected for the Meter Department.
Life came to the hot dog stands,
news stands, cafes and coffee shops
as comely coeds served coffee and
doughnuts, hamburgers and rosy
smiles to a receptive public. Serving
(Continaed on Page 4)
All University Resources at Disposal
Of Canadian Government
President Klinck States
An evolving policy to be determined by the needs of
Canada and the Allies will ohart the oourse of the affairs of
the University of B.O. for the duration of the present conflict,
President L. S. Kllnck told some Ave hundred freshmen last
Friday ln the university auditorium.
In a considered and far-reaohing address the president
minoed no words as he warned the students that the session of
1030-40 would be a war session in whioh only a polloy of
"oarry on," and not one of "business as usual," oould be followed.
All the faoilitie* of the university, manpower, brains, and
researoh potentialities would be mobilised in the servloe of the
oountry, he intimated as he outlined the polloy of the unlveralty during the period 1014-18.
Already university authorities have made unrestricted
offers of assistanoe to the Oovernment, he revealed.
"We are all in this thing, and together we must see it
through," he declared. "The oall is for considered action in
every department of university life."
"For how long?   For the duration—and beyond."
"Everywhere things should be and will be different-
very different—and in many ways," he said. "Universities
eannot be oonduoted, aad have no desire to be oonduoted normally in abnormal times."
"There is as muoh unoertainty in the minds of the staff
and students as in the minds of the general publio," the president stated. "These are stern days and the thoughts of the
oonfllot are uppermost in our minds."
-Reviewing the aotlvities of the war years of 1014-H as
possibilities of the future he recalled to his audienoe the faot
that during that period all male students were required to
take, as a part of their degree work, two years military training in the U.B.O. contingent of the Canadian Offloers training
corps, training to whloh two hours a week were devoted.
"At that time also many contributions were made by the
staff who rendered invaluable servloe in oonduoting researches
bearing directly on war problems, as teohnloal advisors to
Governments, and as authorities in matters pertaining to food
production, administration and control.
"President Westbrook was the prime mover in drawing
to the attention of the government the praotioal use of the
university in proseouting war-time researches and in training
technicians for speolal purposes," Dr. Xlinok told the students. "He wjm also aotlve In the drive for the Patriotic
Fund and was Chairman of the Provinoial Commission of Food
Upon declaration of war with Germany several weeks ago the
following offers were sent to the Canadian Government by the
(a) By Acting-President Finlayson:
"Excerpts from Dean Finlayson's letter to the Minister of
"The thought uppermost in the minds of University men during these anxious days is closely associated with the desire to render assistance to the Dominion and the Empire.
I hope that you will call on any of our Departments to provide what assistance we can in the conflict in which we are engaged. ''
(b) By Dean Clement:
To Deputy Minister of Agriculture,—
"Please convey to Honourable Mr. Gardiner our desire to
co-operate with him and all Dominion officials in the fundamental
work of providing an adequate food supply for Britain at this
time and in the future. Individually and as a Faculty of the University of British Columbia we offer our services."
Reply to Dean Clement:
"Honourable Mr. Gardiner desires that I thank you for assurance of co-operation with this Department in providing food
supplies for war time requirements. Plans are under consideration and you will be advised concerning them.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture.''
(c) By Department of University of Extension:
'' The Department of University Extension concurs fully in the
decision of the Adult Education Association of Canada, as set out
in its telegram to the Right Honourable Mackenzie King, Premier
of Canada, that its services and facilities for information and education in citizenship and public affairs be placed at the disposal of
the Federal Government.
(d) Dr. R. H. Clark, Professor and Head of the Department
of Chemistry, is now in Ottawa conferring with the Department
of National Defence.
Stating that the present conflict ia one that both youth and
age must co-operate in conquering, President Klinck advised the
students that their main contribution was necessarily one of Bane
"Students today need to use sane judgment in conducting
student affairs, in matters pertaining to the university and to those
directly pertaining to the state," he said.
"Will the students be able to assume the heavy responsibilities of the situation? . . . The tradition of the university
says unmistakeably that they will."
"I am confident that as their predecessors enlarged their conception of duty in the time of supremo trial so the present generation of students will not fail," the president concluded.
As a result of the National Scholarship Oampaign oonduoted by the
Canadian Student Assembly last year
the Federal Oovernment has provided a grant of five thousand dollars
for the assistanoe of thirty-five British Columbia students.
At the beginning ot last year the
local Oanadlan Student Assembly,
headed by Clarence Idyll as chairman
and Val Bjarnaaon as seoretary, set
up a Scholarship Oampaign Committee representing a broad oross
section of the student body. The object of the Scholarship Oampaign
was to Impress the Federal Oovernment with the need for assistanoe to
needy studenta of high aoademio
All oampus dignitaries and professors were approached and among the
score of those who endorsed the plan
were President Kllnck and Dean
Buohanan. Students' Oounoil and
moat of the campus olubs threw their
support behind the scheme, aa did
the Senior Board of Trade, Servloe
Olubs, prominent oitatens including
Dr. Weir and almost all B.O. Members of Parliament, and many other
At the same time thia bustle of activity was being enacted on other
camp). The oampaign was climaxed at a student conferenoe at Ottawa
In March and a delegation from It
went to the Federal Cabinet. In April
the report oame through: "Scholarship Oampaign Succeeds."
What doea this mean to UJB.C.T
According to tho University Sohol-
arshlps Committee, thirty-flve students with high aoadomle standing,
who  demonstrated   their  need  for
assistance, war* given scholarships
ranging from $40 to SIM.
Thla is the method by whloh' the
plan works. The Federal Oovernment
has provided that IH per oent. of Its
allocation    tor    Dominion-Provincial
Youth Training ahall go towards student aid In 1030-40. Next year, however, the amount jumps to 2tt  per
cent,  and  the following  to a.   per
cent. This meana that on the basis
of this year's scheme ($5000 to thirty-
flve students) there will be over $U»-
000 available for the use of approximately eighty students in 1941-4a.
This plan la contingent upon the
Provinoial Government's meeting the
allocation of the Federal Oovernment
on a flfty-flfty basis as Is the ease
with all Dominion-Provincial Youth
Training Projects. Therefore the student body must demonstrate to tho
Federal and Provincial Oovernment.
that the expenditure Is Justified . . .
and also that it should be Increased.
Poll Predicted
For Early
A Students' Council by-election necessitated by the absence from University of Junior Member Bus Ryan
is foreseen early in October.
The date for this election will not
be officially announced until after
the Council meeting on Monday,
Sept. 25. However, members of the
Council state that in all probability
the Junior Olass will be asked to
nominate candidates about the middle of next week. The election should
take place during the week commencing October 2.
Ryan, whose military duties prevented his return to University, is a
lieutenant in the Irish Fusiliers. Two
Friday, September 22, 1939
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It is not a pleasant task to extend a welcome to a Freshman
Class, and in the same voice to inform them that the University
year is no more certain to reach a normal conclusion than Herr
Hitler ia to speak the truth.
But in spite of the gruesome activities in Europe, in spite of
the loyal attempts of Canada to assist her Motherland, and in spite
of the business-world confusion, the Freshman Class this year is—
as usual—larger than any preceding Class.
The average Freshman will have found at least some "part
bf his feet" by the time that this paper is published. To offer
advice, encouragement, sympathy or warnings is the obvious duty
of the flrst editorial of this struggling organ, but Freshmen would
be too inclined to disregard the entire sermon as an insult to their
intelligences which; after all, are quite capable of solving the
immediate problems of VarBity!
It has been clear that this year's class is making itself fully
at.home, and is in full possession of its collective faculties. Has
the Campus not witnessed ono of the finest fruit bombardments
for some years, the Caf tho finest destruction of seating equipment,
the Auditorium one of the poorest Pep meetings?
It is the spirit that inspires actions such ns those just mentioned whieh drives tho University machine. No Campus can exist
without a semblance of unified feeling, and this Campus has been
•frequently lacking in just that  glorious "college spirit."
It must be on this note that the greeting of the Upperclassmen goes out to their new colleagues. May the Freshman elass
develop energy in unrestricted fashion, but may the resulting
blasts of fury and of pride (whieh typify Frosh) be well directed
into channels of righteousness!
Photographic passes have at last been introduced to the campus of this University, and hundreds of portraits have been taken
by the official Alma Mater Society photographer. The system is
an experiment in the sense that it has not been used previously,
but it is probable that for some years to come student passes will
be "passports."
The most interesting point to be noted in the change of the
pass system is the cause of the revolution. The Students' Council
last year realized that the Alma Mater Society was suffering a
loss of some thousands of dollars through misuse of the passes.
It is hardly a praiseworthy characteristic of our student body tlint
*heir governing Council is forced to spend a great deal of time protecting the Society'from the would be "rackets" of its own members.
But the facts remain. Dishonesty in many forms still enjoys
■the approval of a sizeable group of students. Last year probably
■saw the climax of the petty thievery trade in the Library, at the
same time that the old pass system abuse finally brought about its
awn end.
Students' C.ou'heils havo never tolerated such annoying practices in the past, and are not likely to begin this year. The present
Council has instituted the new photograph system, and will watch
it_ operation this session with considerable care. Students are
naturally requested to co-operate in having their picture taken
•early. Those whose photos appeared in the Totem last year need
not have another one taken.
But the inconveniences, or costs, whieh the present system
brings to the student can only be blamed on the Btudents. Perhaps
a lesson will be learned.
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Freshmen are unimportant beings in the ordinary run of
things, but this year they take on a special significance. The Class
of "angels" has already shown itself equal to the deeds of vandalism of all preceding classes, and, commendable though this
facility of physical expression may be, the Class of 1939-40 babes
must be reared to maturity in stern and decisive manner.
The Brock Memorial Student Union Building will be completed during this Session—perhaps during this term. Students
will be in possession of a treasure house of magnificent furniture,
expensive rugs, and drapes, and modern equipment. Unless the
Freshman class realizes at once that destruction must be confined
to battlefields, the Union Building will not enjoy old age.
The Discipline Committee has been, and is intended to curb
the abnormal eagerness of some Freshmen who delight in dangerous living. It is to be hoped that the Committee will commence
the year with genuine intentions of rigorous control of all student
functions, and of punitive measures which will strike fear into
the hardest of hearts.
Last night, when you Frosh passed
through the arch which spans the
gap between Absolute Darkness and
Complete Intellectual Light, you
reached the climax ln a week of welcome. Today you have doffed your
insignia and all that lt symbolises,
and are preparing to combat the
more serious requirements of undergraduate life.
You have received adequate welcome. Now, I think, you should receive warning—or at least advice. An
orientation course, if we had one,
might help you out. Or it might not.
But the day of adequate freshman
orientation assistanoe ls yet to come.
In the meantime, I take it upon myself. ...
In the first place, you are no longer
In High School. On this campus you
may smoke, put your hands ln your
pockets, whistle In the halls, answer
back to your professor, or question
his logic. Superficially, you are a unit
in a democratic society.
But fundamentally, you are no such
thing. You pay, at least In part, the
costs of administration, buildings
profe-isors, janitors, eto. Yat you, an
not at -liberty to question these costs.
You are not at liberty to question
the courses that shall be given, the
professors that shall be appointed, or
the length of the academic year.
Your   democratic   rights,   therefore
are limited  to those problems which
arise  within the student body Itself.
The student executive—the Council—
is elected by you to administer your
needs and to act as intermediary .be
tween the student body and the fac
ulty administration.   And this system
is not basically different from that of
any  other  university  on  this continent.   It ls besf, then, to leave prob
loms of administration to those who
are best able to handle the job, and
leave your mind free to do your own
work as competently as possible.
Which brings us to point two-
getting an education, or How to Pass
Academic work here begins and
ends with the professor. And, as you
will dlsoover, professors are no more
Immortal, no less human, than you
are. Like students, professors are
lazy or ambitious; boring or entertaining; competent or ill-informed;
successes or failures. They catch cold
and miss school. They are late. They
ore Irascible or good-natured, They
are mere humans. Don't let them try
to fool you on that point.
Don't make a snap Judgment of
your professor. You can never tell
until after the first round is over. He
may look like a good Job, but you may
have missed the secret pride he takes
ln being a hard marker. Lots of them
are like that. He may be hard-boiled
in class, only to relent at Xmas and
mark papers sympathetically. And
then he'll turn around in April, when
he's got you fooled, and laugh in
maniacal glee as he decimates a
year's work with one slashing stroke
of that pretty red pencil.
So. until you've put a year behind
you and know more about the individual lecturers, you've got to watch
your step. And the "apple for teacher" system won't work. It's no use
to offer the professor cigarettes, pay
him naive, obvious compliments, or
ask him where he went to school. He
l ergots any such attempts all too
readily. He may even hold them
against you.
There's only one way to pass exams. And this is serious advice. Attend your lectures regularly. Do your
clans work—this is most important of
all. Have your essays ln before the
time they're done.    Try to keep your
of Thorns
i Contributed by——-
. . . Statue group with Tlreslas,
Odysseus about half the sise, and out
In petrum vltae, flesh-pink marbles
from Rhodes, or dlorlte
that the face hide the thought. . .
And ln vision:
the   white   stones,   stones,   et   ossia
eburnea with the hoi wind an Invisible flame and forms by the water's
wind laid as in saffron. .
And the Invisible cataract, but noise-
to the depths,
. , . others are by steep shore
On the beach,
from the yellow edge of the plain.
With the wind stirred by the torrent,
heavy as the pines in the isthmus. . .
And  the  west  wind
that Is the home wind In our full sail
heavy, with the pines.
Can but stir grasses.   Odysseus
should wait?   Can seek what here?
Should wait here? And be told
that it is, by example, a pleasure
... to know that the city of Venice
was founded by good Christians?
da verl, bonl xtlanl,
vieni anoore, e anoore,
Instar adolescentls, these are in a
young man's eye Judgments on dlx-
hultleme, dlx-neuvleme, Oloconda
and more Judgments, Gautama and
the seven paths; all sounds very en-
llgtentng, but women enter It only
occasionally. Youth's judgments on
fools ... as they grow older
take on another colour.
But Odysseus
I would mould about half the sise.
Purple hides blood, as blood hides
fear, as words are turned to another
meaning, made to serve not to turn
off envy, yet to hide it.
Venice    destroyed     by    Christians
and   all   others   that   are   dead   with
their wives and their words and the
blessing of two Cardinals.
Sacred as the memory of Lenlne
are their works and the speech about
them. Yet even that which they
build doubtless they shall destroy.
As by Alno, heart of Arachne, seated on arch of air, peerless thou upon
waters,  bright  under  sunshatt.
Empires at spring and neap, live
but for a day, Venice destroyed,
Catnbrai; sed Alno non Chrlstianis
cognita, semper erit,
Odysseus, from Phaeacla with no
sword,   only   conviction
they create to destroy.
For  Aino,  seated  in  sunshaft,
the  face   hiding  thought
as purple hides blood.
Contributions by Varsity students
for publication In this column should
be directed to D. Kahma, c/o the
lecture notes down to essentials—
many professors talk around a point.
And finally, And out from the professor or from an upperclassman
whether the exam ln each particular
course will be based on the text, on
the lectures, or on a combination of
If you follow the above rules, you
can't go wrong. And don't think of
the Xmas exams with trepidation. In
spite of what you've heard about being kicked out at Xmas, you have
nothing to fear. Out of this year's
freshman class of over five hundred,
there won't be twenty who fail. I
have never been able to find out who
started that particular rumor.
I don't think anyone should be
kicked out. But that's another story.
We might go Into lt in a future issue.
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We  Maintain  an  Up-to-date  Fountain Pen  Repair  Department.
Substantial allowance for old  fountain pens on the purchase of
a new pen.
All other supplies are on display to help make your selections easy.
Note the Address  .   .   .
Right Opposite Spencer's Friday, September 22, 1939
Union Building
To Open
By New Year
War Crisis Will Not
Disrupt Work
This Time
The Brook Memorial Building will
open in early December as sohsduled
and will not suffer the fate of the
Solenoe Building, the erection of
whioh oame to a oomplete standstill
on the outbreak of the Oreat War
of 1914.
In the basement of the three story
building will be tnoluded the Publications Board, Book Exchange,
Dark Room and the Servloe Club
(Mamooks)  Room.
On the flrat floor will be the
sooial hall, studenta' Council
Rooms, Inotudtnc tho offloe of Mr.
Horn and those of tha President
and Treaaurer of she AJM.S. The
Faculty Mid Recaption Dining
Room, Common Rooms and Club
Rooms wUl  border the  Hall.
The third floor has a gallery look-
Ins down on the Sooial Hall below.
One of the meeting rooms haa a
platform for smaller performances.
Phrateres and various other olubs
will have speolal rooms, with several rooms at the disposal of any
Two huge fireplaces In the Sooial
Hall aro at eaoh ond, while windows, seventeen feet by six feet
look out on to a fifteen-foot  ter-
The major Undergrad Balls will
not be held In the Union Building,
but all the olass parties and minor
sooial functions will take place In
the Mall.
The total cost of the building, Including the furnishings, will be approximately $$8,000.
Three Oaf. girls were among those
who were affected by the little fellow with the arrows laat summer.
Two waitresses and one kltohen girl
have yielded to his wiles.
Rivera Klassen Is now Mrs. Olsen
and Kay Ward answers to Mrs.
Edna Carswell Is still questioning
the advantage of an R.C.A.F. husband.
Carson McGulre
(right)  latt year's A.
M.S. prexy, and John
Pearson  (left), key
men in Union Bldg.
construction, talk
over opening plans.
Freshman and Freshette
Stage Intimate Frolics
Male Prosh Tuesday night got their
flrst taste of what upperclassmen are
like without the background of ripe
tomatoes and the lily-pond when 800
of the green-bowed men crowded into
the Alma Aoademy for the annual
Frosh Smoker.
Oomplete with hair ribbons, short
skirts, and little socks, ten "little girl"
freshettes at the Freshette Supper
Thuraday night, haltingly revealed
their most intimate conversations ot
the week, snatches of whloh had been
gleaned by the ever watchful Biddy
McNeill and her exeoutive.
As part of a fast-moving program
of fun and laughter, W.U.8. President
Biddy McNeill summoned, one by one
ten freshettes who had been "bad
girls" during the week. Presenting
the acoused wtth the oonvioting evidence, Biddy demanded that the
whole conversation be revealed in all
Its bare and ugly truth.
Bernle Boothe, Joanne Oliver, Anne
Beddome, Betty Harvey, Marian
dement, Eleanor Parkinson, Pat Ball,
Molly Owens, Jean Ecker, and Mary
Lipset, were  the  vlotlms.
A flve-pieoe orohestra consisting
of two mouth organs, one ukelele,
one aooordlan, and traps In the
form of two spoons and a tin pan,
and played by Adrienne Collins,
Ruth Wilson, Nell Trapp and Betty
Mulr accompanied the enthusiastic
Pauline   Scott  led  the  singing
Although at flrst a little nervous,
Freshmen soon loosened up under the
coaxing of Master of Ceremonies Ken
Shaw, a bit of swing piano by Dale
Rumble and a couple of snappy stories by Dr. Hull, only faoulty member
to be seen. By that time, clay pipes
were really going and response to the
program gave ample evidence of the
ltght-heartedness due to inexperience
on the small end of the hay-burners.
Two professional entertainers won
the hearts of the green-clad youths,
June Lathrop, who did everything
with her xylophone but make It alt
up and drink ooke, and Bunty
Wishart, who danced and danced.
The lads won an encore with their
persistent applause, but two encores could not bi
Two husky wrestlers next appeared,
who rent the welkin and more asps-
of dally  the smoky atmosphere of the
university songs and the ever-popular "Beer Barrel Polka" whloh was
later heard the length of University
Boulevard as freshettes paoked B.O.
E.R. busses, homeward, or otherwise,
With a resounding skyrocket by the
freshettes and upperclaaswomen for
Biddy McNeill, and for the olass of
'43 by the big sisters, another Freshette Supper adjourned for the year
with the Irrepressible group of freshettes setting out to storm the roller-
skating precincts of the Trianon and
other downtown centres of amusement.
(Ceat-naed from Page 1)
and smiling at Locarno was Miss
Joan Thompson; at the B.C.B.R.
Davie street depot, Miss Juanlta
Wood: at the White Lunoh, Miss
Verna MaoKenaie; at the Trooadero,
Mlas Pauline Scott.
Amerloan tourists trusted the
Judgment of Dick Jarvis who,
from behind hla dealt In the Hotel
Georgia, planned Mtnerarlee and
boosted British Columbia soenery.
Bringing up fathers' children proved a discouraging task, though educational, for some university men
and women who, as Playground
Directors, had the enviable opportunity of scolding rebellious youngsters aa former dlreotors scolded
them years ago. Irene Eedy at Riley
Park, Ruth Wilson and Ken Eld-
ridge at Brewers, Douglas Todd,
Lois Nicholson, at West Point Orsy,
Dorothy Hind, Theodora Combolos and Richard Clarke applied
'kid' psychology as they played
mama and papa to Mr. and Mrs.
Vancouver's little  darlings.
As they worked In their fathers'
stores Bernard Reed and Ed Oross
learned practical business methods.
Miss Janet Walker did likewise at
Harry Campbell acquired his sun
tan aa a lifeguard at English Bay
where he protected daring sun bathers and hardy swimmers.
Campus journalists continued
writing: James Macfarlane for the
News Herald, Van Perry for United
Press, Ormle Hall for Canadian
Mines, reduction plants and canneries ran right through for a full
Britannia Mining and Smelting
Co. employed approximately twenty   students   aa   muckers,   miners,
aasayers, carpenters, tUne-keepera
and pipe fitters.. Working below
ground wore miner Fred Smith,
and muckers Jaok McArthur, John
Stopherd, Dean Klmper and John
Art Andrews was an assistant as-
sayer; Harvey Rees worked on the
pipe lines; Lionel Salt kept time ;
and Jim MoCay worked on the carpenter gang1.
Ex-logger Phil Vlokery mined gold
In  the Cariboo.
Miss Phyllis Nicholson canned salmon In an atmosphere of flsh, fishermen and fog at Bones Bay, Minstrel Island, Knights Inlet. Pasting
labels on cans of peaohes, pears and
peas occupied Miss Elspeth Munro's
time at the Canadian Canners.
Because of the extreme fire hazards and, In some cases, the flrst of
July shutdown, the logging season
for student loggers and spark chasers was necessarily short.
Bloedel Stewart and Welch Ltd.
employed 18 students ln their three
operations at Franklin River, Men-
aies Bay and Oreat Central Lake.
Even though aotual logging operations were at a standstill or curtailed
somewhat the studenta were retained for fire patrol duty.
Merrill and Ring at Squamlsh
uaed three of this year'a freshman
class, John Bennett, Dave Phillips
and Oeorge Rayner aa spark chaser--, Aleo Smith, a sophomore, also
phased sparks for the summer.
After two years absenoe from the
woods, Nell Flelsehmann returned
to punk whistles and load logs on
trucks for the Mlelty Brothers at
Hoeya Sound. Orme Dier spent the
summer punklng whistles at Port
Besides these numerous other students worked at various temporary
joba, aa aurveyora, cooks, nuraea
clerka  and   foresters.
Aoademy with their shouts of rage.
Vera Meiman followed by various
other songstresses, provided vooals
while the boys demolished cheese,
orackers and ooke at Intervals.
The telephone In the Publications office lo for the use of
membera of the stuff exclusively. All studenta are requested to refrain from entering
the office unless on business
pertaining to some oampus
Largest ' Froth
Class Baptised
At Happyland
The Freshmen's Fourteen Points
were repealed at the Frosh reception at Happyland last night when
842 excited freshmen, the largest
olass In U.B.C. history, became official undergraduates of the University of British Columbia,
As they sang "Hall, U.B.C." to the
music of Wilf Wylle and his ten
pleoe orchestra, the freshette with
her green hair ribbon and the freshman with hla green bow tie marched
through the arch to the approval of
shouting upper class men.
They entered as sx-hlgh school
students; they emerged as the University's 'War Babies' of Arta '43 or
Sclenoe '44.
Sophomores, who throughout the
evening had been asserting their
traditional privilege of 'cutting in'
snatched frosh regalia to keep as
souvenirs of their four day campus
Patrons of the reception which
lasted from 9 till 1.30 were Prealdent
L. S. Klinok; Chancellor and Mrs.
McKechnie; Dean and Mia. Buchanan; Dean and Mrs, Finlayson; Dean
and Mrs. Clement; Dean Bollert; Dr.
and Mra. Allardyce; Dr. and Mrs.
Hull; Dr. and Mrs. Harris; Dr. Hallamore, and Profeaaor and Mra.
Applications for the De Soils
Cohen acholarahip of aeventy-flve
dollars must be submitted to the
secretary of the Society on or before Friday, September 28. This
scholarship ia reatrlcted to upperclassmen of the Menorah.
3oard and room to a Senior male
atudent, preferable one with a oar
aa a garage ia available. Dinner will
be given to two male atudenta.
ALma   1602—4448  W.   13th   Ave.
for Well-Bred Clothes that Answer Every College
Requirement in the Campus Tradition!
Quality Classmates
You'll find it practically effortless to do your college clothes
shopping- in this one store—where everything from socks up to
headgear has been assembled in relationship for smart wardrobe co-ordination. Okay to do your buying here, and you won't
have a clothes problem all semester.
Three button, single breasted sport jacket in plaid tweed- $12.95
College Town, three button suits, single breasted $20.00
Double breasted dress suit in oxford gray striped worsted $22.50
Midnight blue, double breasted tux  27.50
Reversible coat in tweed and gabardine 25.00
Tyrolean type felt hat, leather band—    4.00
fjEJfpl College Town shirts 1.55
l\   \ lTI,nported fou,ard silk neckwear 1.00
| i_JJ      Campus slacks in line tweeds  5.95
English broadcloth under-shorts  .75
Pullover sweaters, long sleeves  2.95
Imported Argyle hose       1.50
"Always the Best at Spencer's"
9 to 5:30 Pour
Friday, September 22, 1939
See Them Today . . . Broad . . . Medium . . .
Narrow Toes . . . Wing or Plain Tips . . . Full
or Semi Brogues . . . Bal or Blutoher Styles
In Grain or Smooth Leathers . . . Leather,
Rubber or Mexican Heels . . . and They're
Styled Especially for Young Fellows.
$4.95 and $5.95
Prefers Canadian Coeds to European
Beauties.   Says Continental Girls
"Eat Too Many Potatoes"
"No one was at home In Holland1
when I was there," statsd JaokMac-
Mlllan, seoond year Arts student In
an interview with the Ubyssey on
Thursday, "They were all congregated In the larger oltles celebrating
the birth of the Princess Elisabeth
Irene, daughter of Prlnoess Juliana."
Jaok travelled through eight countries with the sum total of forty dollars at hla disposal.
"How did I manage?", he said,
"Oh . . I hitch-hiked, worked and
ate bread, water and welners."
Starting from Vanoouver, Jaok
travelled to Montreal by train, working his way. From Montreal he visited the World's Fair at New York,
baok to Montreal again where he
boarded a oattle boat.
After feeding cattle all the way
to Olasgow, he visited Edinburgh,
which he admired greatly. He said
that he had no difficulty understanding the Scottish tongue, slnoe he had
beoome used to it in Canada.
Signs of war prseautions were visible In English towns suoh aa Man-
for the activities
of your—
Stationers and Printers
cheater and Liverpool. At the bases
of hlstorlo monuments were placards with the letters A.R.P. and occasionally gas demonstrations In the
"London is more ploturesque than
New York and their unsystematic
fashion of naming strsets, worse
than Viotorla,"  statsd  MaoMlllan.
"Kent, where St. Augustlns's
Chair is situated Is aptly oalled the
"Oarden  of England."
Jaok also took the opportunity to
sit   in   the   Bishop   of   Cantarbury'a
ohalr, when no one was looking.
When asked about the Frenoh
girls, Jaok atated his preferenoe for
slim Canadians. "Buropean girls
eat too many potatoes and ars therefore short and stolid," were his remarks.
"France Is the most military country of those I saw. On busss we had
to give up our seats to the Legionnaires."
All frontiers and bridges were
guarded In Belgium, when Jack was
there this summer. The oltles had
retained much of their old-world atmosphere as reflected In the marketplaces, cobblestone streets and anolent Cathedrals.
During his three day visit In Oermany, Jack was Imprsssed by the
quiet aadneaa of the youtha he met
in the Hitler youth hoatela. The
country people, however, looked happy and were moat polite.
After stowing away on a oattle
boat, working and hitch-hiking by
land, Jack arrived In Vancouver
August 31 atlll Inalstlng that he "still
preferred Canada to any other
5.00 P.M.
Trimble at Tenth
Students' Supplies
Entirely new this season .  .  .
No. 72S at  only  40c
(All Keyed Different)
No. 740  Made   with   one-piece   body,   hardened   steel
shackle.   Locks on  both  sides ... at only  60o
(All Keyed Different)
No. 741 Same, hut heavier 76o
Common  Padlocks,  from   15o
Study Lamps, with or without Ash Tray  $1.05
Shoo  Brushes nnd Polish at City Prices
New   Gillette   Tech   Razor  49c
Hewer's Hardware
4459 West 10th
Phone ALma 1052
Motion picture addicts beware. The
Film Sooiety Is out to Improve your
taste and develop on the oampus a
more intellectual Interest in motion
The object of the society Is to form
a group to study the various aspects
of the making and development of
Alms. Talks will be given throughout
the year on these topics. Close oo-
operatlon with the National Film
Sooiety will be maintained.
Cutting and editing of the documentary film of the university will
be continued this year. The society Is
arranging a program whloh will Include many educational films and is
anxious to impress the publio that Ita
object Is not merely to amuse or relax the. overworked brains of the
The magaslne "Films on Parade"
wtll be oontlnued and augmented this
year. Those studenta interested In
any of the fields are requested to
attend a general meeting of the Film
Society. Notices will be posted when
the time and place have been arranged.
Tickets will be on sale in the Pub
office early next week. The price of
tickets will be fifty cents per term or
one dollar for the year.
McNeill Heads
Will Spend $10,000
On Union Building
The President of the Women's Undergraduate Society, Biddy McNeill,
waa appointed chairman of the Brock
Memorial Building Furnishings Committee by Students' Council at the
flrst regular meeting ot the Counoil
on Monday  evening.
The Committee will consist of the
President of the Alma Mater Sooiety,
John Pearson; Treasurer, Evan apRoberts; the Editor-in-Chief of the
Publications Board, John Oarrett;
and a seoond woman student to be
chosen  from the  Campus.
The Committee will be ln full
charge of the expending of the $10,-
000 whloh the Alma Mater Society
holds In trust for the furnishing of
the building.
"Some of the materials required
for outfitting the building have already been purchased, but the major
portion of the buying has yet to be
done," aaid the Counoil.
Lucky picture taken
by Ubyssey photographer >Ted Underbill during Royal
Visit proved a gold
Copyright if. B. Underbill.
Gold in A Snap
Of the Finger
The official Ubyssey photographer
for the past year, Ted Underhiil, haa
recently brought honour and glory to
the U.B.C. by his picture of the King
and Queen.
Taken at the time of the Royal
Visit, this picture has been reproduced'In all the papers In Vancouver
and across Canada, not to mention
South Africa and New Zealand. Even
Oermany received three copies. Pictures of Ted graced the front pages
of the leading Vanoouver papers.
Two other U.B.C. students, Bob
Wannop and Jack Bingham, assisted
Ted In hla race to All the orders for
"Getting the picture waa 99 per
cent, pure luck," said Ted, "but I
must give credit to my photography
experlenoe on the Ubyseey which
helped me to see the correct angle
In taking the picture."
Ted had various difficulties to contend with In taking the ploture.
"A fat lady tried to obstruct my
view, a gaunt gentleman Jabbed hla
elbow In my ribs,, and a masterful
guard threatened to stick a bayonet
in my ear," he explained.
The phenomenal sales he attributes
to the faot that the picture sold Itself and continues to sell Itself.
"At no time did I do any soliciting," Ted stated. "A woman sitting
behind me In the street ear noticed
the snap and offered to buy a oopy.*
Subsequently   orders   oame   rolling
To date Ted has sold over forty
thousand copies which have netted
him over two thousand dollars. During the Christmas season he expects
to sell more as Christmas cards.
(Continued from Page 1 )
buildings. Since then we have encountered few of them, and have
been forced to uae up the fruit on
each other.
As freshmen we are disillusioned. The story of the terrible sophomores Is little more than a cunning myth to Intimidate green
freshmen. Perhaps next year, the
clasa of '48 will ahow that they are
made of sterner stuff. But then
the freshmen may not want to
Horn-rlmmed apeotacles between
the Caf and the Library on Tuia-
de.y afternoon. Finder please return
to Valerie Oardlner, Arts Letfer
Augmented by new membera, the
majority of laat year's Varsity Band
has returned to the campus, aooord-
ing to OSorge Olass, new prexy of
the  organisation.
Arthur W. Delamont will again
wield the conductor's baton. Mr,
Delamont, leader of the Kitsilano
Boys' Band, is the Ideal man to help
the band assume a place as a vital
unit  tn  campus activities.
Tentatively, the band expects to
have a praotloe hall in the Union
Building when  It ts finished.
Blook Letter awards won last year
will be presented at an early date.
New plans for the group include possibility of several reoltals
throughout the winter months as
well as programs at the games. The
Band may also be presented on the
"Varsity Time" program.
Mr. Delamont will be present at
a meeting on Wedneaday, 37th, at
12.80 in Arta 308 to meet all members
and any others Interested ln the
More Talent
Sought By
Radio Club
The expansion polloy of the Radio
Society requires script writers, announcers, and technicians, stated Vlo
Freeman, program dlreotor, at the
Wednesday meeting of the Radio
Last year's arrangement of two
fifteen-minute programs, one news
and one drama, will be continued.
Professors will give speolal broadcasts
on latest solentlflc advances.
The Musical Society may present
an entire program ot selections from
the current production. However, this
and a proposed Hometown broadoaat
are still only possibilities. If the
Hometown broadcasts are to beoome
a reality, much work will have to be
done In co-operation with various
towns In the province supplementing
work begun this summer.
Buropean broadcasts may be reproduced In the Auditorium for the interest of the students.
Although there are several members of last year's teohnloal staff, the
Society weloomea any studenta Interested in either the technical or production end of the program. Script
writers especially are required.
Notices will be posted on the Quad
board announcing times for voloe
auditions which will be given ln the
Radio Studio, Agriculture BuUdlng.
In order to comply with CJOR requirements, all programs will originate from the downtown studios.
Future meetings of the%Society will
be announced on the Quad notice
(Continued from Page 1)
apathetic sophomore class. The sophs
have not exercised their anolent prerogative of chastising Frosh, thus
neglecting their duty to the University, to tradition and to the Frosh.
We regret that the youngsters did
not immerse the deoadent sophomore  class  In  toto.
The truth is that the fights were
started by the Froah deliberately becauae they came out to Varsity expecting to enter an institution with
traditions—something more than an
adult high aehool. They expected Initiation fights and lacking an excuse
to flght they fought without one.
So we like the Froah—they're a
fine looking lot—and they're alive.
All thoae who have not completed
and handed in their registration
booklets by the end of next week
will not be included In, the Student
Directory. Pleaae report any changea
of address or phone numbers Immediately.
Forum To Debate
Peace Pact
Changes In Russian foreign policy
as shown In the recent Naal-Soviet
non-aggression pact will be discussed
by Parliamentary Forum members at
their flrst debate of the year in Arts
100 today at 19.30.
Frank Wiggs will lead the debate
on the resolution: "That Russia wae
Justified ln her change of foreign
Robert Clark will head the opposition.
Forum debates follow regular parliamentary procedure. The two main
speakers are allowed each ten minutes to present their case. Following
them the debate is open to general
discussion, subsequent speakers being
allowed five minutes.
To this debate, whioh ia the flrst
in a series Involving current political
events, all students, especially freshmen, are invited.
Bernard Reed, president of the
Forum, will act as chairman.
Student activities are expected to
proceed without curtailment this year
despite a "war session," John Pearson, Students' Council president, told
some five hundred freshmen Monday
noon at a special meeting in the auditorium.
Wearing familiar green ties and
buttons, the freshmen heard activities for the coming year outlined by
Darrell Braldwood, L.S.E. president;
Biddy McNeill, W.U.S. president; Basil Robinson, M.U.S. president; Rosemary Collins, and Jim Harmer, of
Women's and Men's Athletic Associations   respectively.
Three Plays
To Undergo
Extension Departm't
Opens Laboratory
Three original one act plays, the
production of the University Laboratory Theatre, will be presented tn
the Auditorium on Friday, September
39 at 8.30. Theae plays are the beat *
chosen from the works submitted last
year by the students of Professor F.
O. Wood's extension department <
playwrltlng olass.
Admission to the performances will
be to everybody Interested and without charge. The members of the audience will be asi-.d to write their
opinions of each play on a blank
page of the program and ln this way,
provide the authors with the opportunity of testing their efforts. It Is
for this reason that the production
has been named the Laboratory Theatre.
The three plays, "The' Teapot" by v
Alice Nell, a former U.B.O. student,
"Flight in the Desert" by Charles
Wright and "The Octopus" by Peter
Helliwell are under the direction of *
Miss Dorothy Somerset and Sidney
Risk, Players' Club Alumni. Parts
will be taken by former and present
Players' Olub members and members
of the Little Theatre and the Masquers' club. Stage work will be done
by the present Players' Olub stage
The casts are as follows: "The Teapot," Jessie Richardson, Rosemary
Rogers, Jessie Pennington, Arthur
Lord and Bill Cameron, the latter
two old members of the Players' Olub; ,,
"Flight in the Desert," Ross Lort.
Frank Crowson, Charles Wright, Bill
Rose, former Players' Club member, .
and Douglas Patterson; "The Octopus," Oeorge Weston, Christopher
Taylor, J. O. C. Klrby, John Olen
and Archie Bain, the former two old
members, and the latter two present
members of the Players' Club.
Four passengers from the vioinlty
of 63rd  and  Oak.
One paaaenger from vicinity of
29th and Dunbar. Pleaae phone Betty
Pullen, LA. 0-.4L or write to Arta
Letter Raoka.
New Professors
Appointed To
Eleven Appointees
Include Four
The president announces the appointment ot eleven new membera to
the teaching stall ot the University.
Four of the new appointees are U.
B. O. graduates.
Professor Bills H. Morrow, head of
the new Department of Commerce,
formerly of the Faculty of the University of Western Ontario, oomes
from the Macmlllan Oompany of
Canada, Limited.
Dr.  Henry  Cecil  Ounnlng,  U.B.O.
graduate,   has  been   appointed  Pro- *
feasor of Geology. Dr. Ounnlng was    K
formerly with the Geological Survey
of Canada.
The only Associate Professor appointed this year Is Dr. Maxwell
Cameron, another U.B.O. graduate,
who Is Associate Professor of Bducation and acting head ot the department.
Mr. Frederick Tyler, Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology,
formerly of Alberta, comes from the
University of California.
Mr. Ronald Hilton, Assistant Pro-     s
feasor in the Department of Modern
Languages, is alao from the University of California.
Dr. Charles B. Borden, a!ao appointed Assistant Professor In the
Modern Languages department, was
formerly ot the staff of Reed Oollege, Portland, Oregon.
The last appointee to an Assistant-
ship ls Dr. Lawrence B. Ranta, of
the Department of Baoteriology and
Preventative Medicine. Dr. Ranta ls
at this University in co-operation
with  the  Connaught Laboratories.
Dr. Wilbur H. Ooss and Dr. J.
Maurice Kingston have been appointed lecturers in the Departments
of Physics and Mathematics respectively.
A former member of the U. B. O.
staff Mr. J. O. Berry returns from 4
the Iowa State College of Agriculture to become Assistant Professor
of Animal Husbandry. Mr. Berry ls
a U.B.C. graduate. ,
Miss Oeraldlne Homfray, Instructor In the Department of Nursing
and Health, replaces Miss Fyvle
Young. Miss Homfray, another B.C.
graduate, is here under the Rockefeller Foundation Orant. Friday, September 22, 1939
Freshman Mentor
Says Students
Prof. Hull Likes
U.B.C Student
Chairman of the Newcomer's Committee this year Is Dr. Ralph Hull,
professor of mathematics. A brilliant former U.B.C. studsnt and
scholar, he oame here a year ago
from the University of Illinois.
He graduated from the South
Vanoouver High Sohool and entered the University In 1919, the year
ao many returned soldiers entered.
After his sophomore year, he spent
some time teaohlng, but returned to
the University to win the Governor
General's Gold Medal in 1999 whon
he graduated. The following year,
he obtained his M.A.
In 1982, he gained hla Ph.D. at the
University of Chicago, and spent
two years aa a U.S.A. National Research Fellow at Princeton. Following this, he taught at the Universities of Chioago, Michigan and Illinois, oomlng to U.B.C. from the latter.
Dr. "Hull stated that he was very
■lad to be baok on his own oampus.
The ohlef ohange he notloed waa
that the Stadium had been built.
The students 'here compare favorably with those In other universities, he said. They are better prepared on the whole, because of
a uniform system of eduoatlon
thFoUfhdut the province.' They' aN
fine and friendly here, but seem more
reserved and less at ease with their
inatructora than Baa tern students.
"At Illinois, I waa just another guy
to the boys," he observed.
One difference he noted particularly waa that the students here
work more for what they want
tllkn do atudenta In other universities. Tho leadera they choose
are able men, too, and make a real
He is glad a Union Building is going up, because wherever he has
seen them, they have been successful. The University of Michigan has
a fine one—a real oentre for student
Your pass la your passport.
An Innovation in student identification is this year's pass system. All
passes will bear a photograph of the
owner. This step has been taken to
eliminate infringements of the system.
Thus, no student passes will be Issued until all students have made arrangements for their picture. All
those attending the university for the
first time must arrange for appointments with Artona' ln the Musical
Society Room, backstage in the auditorium. -
Upperclass students who did not
have their picture in the Totem In
April, must have It taken now. The
price Is 91.28 and Includes a free
oopy for the student and one for
the Totem.
Students who had their pictures in
the year book, do not need to have
them taken again. If they do, they
must pay the regular prioe $1.25.
The University Handbook will appear on the campua early next week
according  to  Editor  Janet  Walker.
Freshmen are adviaed to order one
Immediately at the Studenta' Counoil
With the first issue we welcome our good friend Lora Lee Dress
Shop, 2814 Oranville Street . . . who it foremost in fashion styles and
is now featuring informal afternoon frocks . . . silk velvet ... in
air force blue, russet brown and warm wine tones . . . with the most
amazingly devised bustles ... we wouldn't know . . . but it appears
that when a freshette becomes a sophomore . . . campus romances
are no more for her . . . she favours the R.C.A.F. . . . one of her
disillusioned ex-romeos has a ten-to-one bet, she will get the wing
design from the air force lad • . • campus frock of plain woollens and
popular plaids are ideal for misty fall days . . . and may we remind
you that Lora Lee has coats all colors and Harris tweeds ....
Freshmen! Here is your opportunity to date your freshette for
the first time since initiation . . . listen carefully while we whisper
. . . the Dolphin Tea House on Marine Drive, is the ideal spot for
afternoon tea . . . ask any faculty . . . those homesick students from
out of town will-enjoy the homey atmosphere while enjoying a delectable luncheon ... a dignitary of the campus connected with books
was seen at The Cave in an impromptu floor show ... as the shadow
of the leading lady . . . probably you heard the national broadcast
August 25 describing this popular teahouse and if you phone Alma
0103, Mr. Harwood will give you all the details regarding teas,
bridge, parties, luncheons and dinners ....
Here is good news for all Players' Club, Musical Society and all
prospective members . . . Miss Frances Dutton has returned recently
from Vienna where she studied under Emil Pirchan, stage manager
of Burg Theatre in Vienna . . . and will be giving course* in theatrical
make-up ... we really thought this year's class of freshettes had something up their sleeve . . . originality . . . but we are disappointed
. . . they did go to the Frosh Smoker . . . and boasted about it afterwards . . . Also included in Mist Dutton's repertoire are singing studie*
for all branches, radio and opera . . . Phone BAy. 8679 . . . and get
the information personally ....
Maybe you think that it's a long time till Christmas . . . but it
is just time to order your Christmas gracing cards with your photograph ... a personal gesture for intimate friends . . . and we have
just the person to look after this specialized photography . . . Ted
Underhiil, 407* West 12th, with special rates for University students
. . . never have we seen anyone look more embarrassed than the poor
little freshette who was led around to classes on the first day by her
mother . . . photos for all other purposes, are available and by phoning
Alma 1596R, the "Royal" photographer will arrange appointments.
. . . We also noted that many of Ted's views are on sale at The Dolphin
and the bus stop ....
Introducing the coed store for shoes . . . Rae's Clever department
and Rae-Son's Mezzanine Floor which are below and above the main
department ... all three are at 608 Granville St. . . .
A week of Varsity and coeds are already adding up their budgets
. . . here is a timely tip . . . Rae's Clever department have fashionable
footwear for campus purposes . . . and so reasonable $4.95 and $5.95
. . . fits the coed pocket book . . . shoes to fit all sizes . . . now is the
time for freshettes to prepare for sorority teas and nothing makes a
costume more complete than a pair of Rae's Clever shoes ....
It was rather startling . . . but natural . . . overheard a freshette
exclaim as she passed the old Vancouver Hotel and noticed the men
digging . . . "Oh, so air raid precautions are in progress here already
. . . sandbags and everything . . ."
All colourful tones appear in suede and leather afternoon shoes of
the most intriguing patterns . . . plain and seamless pumps . . . chic
high cut suedes with small toe opening . . . Rae-Son's Mezzanine Floor
department will match your shoes with stockings and purses . . . shoes
$6.95; stockings,   89  cents  and  purses   $1.95   up  .   .  .
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New reporters are asxeu to call at
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experience is necessary.
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*    1916    *
EDITOR'S NOTE 1—Thla letter la re-published from the Ubyssey of
Maroh, 1817.—It waa one of several lettera from University students
who had left for tho Front ta the grim daya of '10.
Dear Dr. Wesbrook :—
What a difference there is between this Christmas and all
previous Christmases! Instead of sitting around the family hearth
in Vancouver we toast our feet in our dug-out. Each dug-out
contains a gr6.up of men, who by constantly being together, are
developed into a sort of family.
The Christmas spirit was certainly made prominent by the
many parcels and gifts that all the boys received from their old
friends. The opening of the parcels is a very interesting proceeding,, and sometimes is the cause of much excitement. I was very
fortunate in receiving a "goodly" number of boxes. The U.B.C.
parcel was one I was very proud of, and pleased to receive. The
students and faculty of U. B. C. deserve great praise for their
kind thoughts and gifts for their fellow-men at the front. I shall
take this opportunity to impress my gratitude and thank all concerned for their whole-hearted treatment of the old U. B. C. boys.
We have seen about six months of action and I must say that
we have been fortunate as regards casualties. We had two months
of heavy fighting down south with casualties amounting to nine.
We had only two men wounded at the salient. The only B. C.
man so far was "Bill" Keary, of New Westmnister. He wasn't a
student of U. B. C, but he went to Kingston at the same time as
I did. He was killed one morning while hauling ammunition. I
had a postal yesterday from Gordon Scott, who seems to be in flt
shape yet, I haven't seen him more than twice since we came
over as he is in another division. At present I am on duty in the
front line. • We have an observing station here, which we signallers occupy. I get relieved tomorrow afternoon and shall be glad
as the trenches are knee-deep in places with mud and water.
Wm. C. Wilson.
(December 29th, 1916.)
A Tele
Documentary scenes from the uni
varsity film of 1916-1918 flash to mind
again as world events repeat those of
98 years ago.
First shot shows the famous editorial of Dr. Maclnnls to the Woman's Literary Sooiety asking for high
ideals ln comparison with the sacrifices that the men were making overseas.
Miss Plm, Mr. Modsmark and Mr.
Livingstone onoe formed a oommittee
to collect money to send to England
and procure boxes of little luxuries
tu forward to the U.B.O. boys.
In response to an appeal from Sir
Herbert Ames, studenta contributed
their time to care for dependents of
those overseas, however, the appeal
came at unfortunate time for many
studenta could not spend the time
from their Christmas examinations.
Later a collection was taken up to
care for these dependents.
Letters were reoeived from boys ln
servloe, telling of the joy with which
chey reoeived the presents from the
students and the copies of their
"Ubloees". From A. E. Lord at Bram-
shott camp, January 13, 1918, to the
prealdent of the University, we cull
this excerpt.
"For a while I had hopes of getting back to Canada, but when I
went   np   before   the   Board,   they
thought I looked too healthy to go
baok  .  .  .   Sergt.  Charley Travers
after winning  the  Military  Medal
for bravery on the field Is In England taking an officers' course."
Entire student effort was concentrated, and with less than four hundred men on the campus, the work
of  the  women assumed  outstanding
proportions.    Science men who wandered   into   Red   Oross   work   rooms
were forced  to   retreat   and   smoke
their pipes elsewhere.
Highlight of the wnole acene waa
the departure of the UB.O. contingent of 132 officers and men. As the
final flicker of the 1916-1918 documentary unfolds and the screen dims
we wonder If expectations for their
recurrence will be fulfilled.
The last note In the scenes ls a
tragic one.
Of the 697 staff and studenta who
gave service during the last conflict,
78 laid down their lives on active service ln a war similar to that now
taking place ln Europe.
Several days ago. President Kllnck
said, "As the college historian so apt
ly expressed lt, "The khaki oord upon
the undergraduate gown of today is
the outward and visible sign of these
C. 0. T. C.
(Continued from Page 1)
A large number of men already
trained In the Officers' Training
Corps have joined the aotlve mllltla
and are seen dally in uniform. No
record of these is available at the
University and It Is hoped that some
effort will be made soon to oomplle
a oomplete list of those who join the
armed foroes from Varsity. It Is estimated that at least half of the officers of looal unlta are O.T.C. graduates. Others have signified their
intention of joining up as soon as
places are available.
The C.O.T.C, offers University students an opportunity to qualify for
commissioned ranks ln the armed
foroes. At the preaent time enlistment in the Contingent ls for purposes of training only, and training
does not Interfere -with University
work. Members of the Contingent
are not enlisted ln the Aotlve Service
Force. #
Any physioally flt male student
who ls a British subject Is eligible
for enlistment subjeot to acceptance
by the Contingent. Those less than
18 years of age must have their parents' written permission to enlist.
The University Library will remain
cpen i'or four more hours commencing Monday, Sept. 28th.
The library hours, whioh were formerly from 8.48 a.m. to 8.00 p.m., will
be extended to 8.18 a.m.—9.48 p.m.
Students will thus be given an opportunity to use the library earlier
ln the morning, and for several hours
In the evening.
Word has been 'received that several graduates of the University of
Britiah Columbia who are in Europe
are taking active part ln war service.
Among those digging air raid
shelters In London are S5oe Browne-
Clayton, Dave Carey, Norman Hacking and James Beveri'dge. Parents
of Lloyd Hobden have not heard
from him since the outbreak of war.
Lloyd haa been studying in Paris for
the laat year.
Women Will Sell
Apples As Aid
In War Work
"The Women's Undergraduate Society will make a speolal effort this
year to help In war work," Dean
Mary 8. Bollert told a joint W.U.S.
and W.A.A. meeting Wednesday noon.
Tne first undertaking along that line
will be when women students sell
apples on October 17 In aid of the
Red Cross.
Biddy McNeill, W.U.S. president,
outlined the womens' program, setting the date of HI Jinx in January
and the Co-ed Ball next March. Explanations of the funotion and qualifications for Phrateres by Betty
Thomas, president, and of the new
system of sorority rushing by Doris
Pratt, president of the Panhellenic
Society, were given.
During the part of the meeting
devoted to the business of the Womens' Athletic Association, Miss
Moore gave a welcoming address to
Freshettes. Mention was made that
credits might be given for gym attendance this year but thus far this
information ls not official. Plans for
credit courses ln physical training
are nevertheless being organized.
Out-of-town women students will
be the gueata of Dean M. L. Bollert,
1185 Weat Tenth avenue, thla afternoon,  at  tea.
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Friday, September 22, 1939
Cricketeers Aim
At Shield Victory
Despite the faot that summer has
ere departed and while flannels are
positively passe, Varsity's horde of
cricketers are piling up fresh laurels
upon the greens of Brookton Point.
Leading the league at present, the
cricketeers are pointing to their first
major triumph, the Fyfe-Smlth
Shield. So far they have met and
defeated five league teams, and,
ahould ' they successfully pass the
Point Orey eleven tomorrow, September 98, will have oUnohed the title
and established their rights to a
berth in the Senior A division of the
Mainland Orloket League.
Main reason for the brilliant victories of the students has been BaaU
Robinson, skipper of the eleven, who
. has shown great versatility with both
the bat and the ball. Alao proving to
be a valuable scoring faotor In the
Vanity offense has been the skinful
batting of Professor Harry Warren
•nd Jaek Rush.
Defensively, tho Varsity eleven are
rated one of the beet fielding teams
in the league and have constantly
pulled games out of the fire with
spectacular catches. The bowling assignment has been taken care of by
Robinson, Morris, Turner and Rush.
Now only one team remains In the
way to a oomplete sweep of the field
by the Blue and Oold, and the boys
will be lighting to keep the slate
clean and olnch the Shield. A Varsity win tomorrow would upset completely the opinion of experts who
scoffed at the idea of • university
eleven ln the senior league two years
The eleven men who wUl aee action tomorrow will be chosen from
the following rooter i B. Robinson,
H. Warren, B. Morris, J. Rash, C.
Pillar, M. McOulre, V. Moore. N.
Braeher, B. Hurst, P. Oifford, E.
Teagle, F. Turner, F. Joplln and J.
Gridiron Greats Prep
For Big Season
New faoes and old friends ts the theme of Ooaoh Maury Van Vliet's
Canadian football aquad this year. Many of last season's regulars are baok,
and freshmsn prospects are booming. Observers are of the opinion that
the losses the Thunderbirds suffered at the term's end will not weaken
the team, and further claim that the 'Birds are prime favorites to cop
the local circuit this year.
Laat year, with the best football squad In many moons, the Blue and
Oold went plaoes In a big way, taking the Western Inter-colleglate title,
and being nosed out by North Shore1 >
Lions for the Lipton Trophy.
Latest developments on the sporta
front Is that the Interoolleglate Football League, tossed Into the scrap
heap during the summer months,
has reared ita head again and la being seriously contemplated by sporta
moguls at Alberta, Saskatchewan,
and British Columbia.
Greatest drawbaok to the League
has been the coat of sending teams
from the coast to the prairie centres
and then entertaining their foes at
home. However, attendance at the
games last year, when Varsity won
the Hardy Trophy, proved that Vancouver wlU baok their local boys at
the box offloe If enough Intereat oan
be stimulated to make the League
representative and not over-balanced.
Interest In the Western loop was
first promulgated by Manitoba who
stated that they were eager to get
Into the League, with the three
prairie colleges playing off for the
tight to meet the Ooast team. Thla
proposal fell through, however, when
Alberta and Saskatchewan showed a
decided lack of Interest ln continuing their entry.
Now interest on these two campii
has revived, with Manitoba showing
no Inclination to Join. Varsity has,
at aU times, stated Its willingness to
carry on the present system of home
and home games provided they got
an even break financially, and there
is every chance that the Thunderbird
horde will once again entrain for the
prairie in defense of their Hardy
With the defeat by the Lions still
rankling the breast of every Varsity
man, the team will point to a grudge
battle against the Mountain maur-
aders, a game whioh should highlight the grid season.
However the situation Is not without Hs uncertainties, the main one
at the present time being the structure of the League whloh seems to
have been somewhat altered by the
situation In Europe.
This year Viotorla has been offered a plaoe In the loop and signified
their intention of entering a strong
team—the flrst for some years from
the Island capital. The Victoria entry
would make It a Big-Five instead of
Big-Four League.
Now, however, oomes word that
tho Meralomaa entry la having
trouble gathering enough men to
field a team, and have definitely
dropped out of the league,
Aa for the Thunderbird entry-
while It lo almost a sure thing—the
line-up remains tentative with Coaoh
Van Vliet still experimenting and
shifting hia players.
Baok again this year is baokfleld
star Tommy Williams, although running mate Evan ap Roberts Is still
on the uncertain list. Gone for good
la Team Captain Caraon MoOutre,
valuable linesman, and Ralph
"Hunk" Henderson, who Is baok on
the prairies. Also reportedly deserting the ranks are Don Mclvor and
Aub Orey.
Up from the English rugby team
Is Alan Oardlner, a promising young
scrum-man who is switohtng to the
Canadian oodo, while from the ranks
of the proletariat oomes brulsln'
Barney Boe, who forsook the Varsity oolours to play with North
Shore Lions last season.
Surprise of the pro-season propaganda Is the rumour that Jim Harmer and Ranji Mattu, stellar stars
of the Kngllsh sQuad will follow Oardlner to the grid-Iron. However no
definite statement has been made by
cither one as yet.
This Is an earnest appeal for
sports reporters. Anyone who nurtures an ambition to beoome a second John Lardner should apply at
the Publications office where a
beautiful blonde named Malsie will
take their name and references. No
Nails need apply—we're Imperial
Athletlo Directors Margaret Moore
and Maury Van Vllet win usher in
the fall term when they atart their
new edition of gym olasses next Monday, September 3ft. Heartened by
their suooess laat year the pair are
planning a varied program of physloal eduoatlon classes, and earnestly
petition the support of every undergrad.
An Innovation at the elassee this
year will be the attendance record,
where the attendance of those Joining the classes will be kept on file.
This ts deemed necessary because
of the fact that negotiations are
under way to make the attendance
at gym olasses a pre-requlslte for
those wishing to take a Teacher's
Training Course.
All those interested in enrolling for
these olasses and those who plan to
take a Teacher's course are asked to
drop Into the Oym before Saturday
to leave their names and discuss
their preferences with either Mlas
Moore or Mr. Van VUet.
Because of the lack of time and
reporters to oover all the sporting
news that occurs around the oampus,
the Ubyssey of late yeara has been
practically devoid of any stories on
the minor sporta events.
This year, the sporta staff ls endeavoring to draw forth aome publicity for these clubs but will be unable to put such a scheme into effect
unless some co-operation ls forthcoming from the clubs themselves.
An evidence of this co-operation
appears elsewhere on this page - In
Th* smiling gentleman above la
red-thatched Alan Oardlner, who
will cavort for th* Canadian Football aquad this ssaann Tiweliiiian
•tar of laat year'a Kngllsh Rugby
contingent, Alan ha* forsaken th*
handling ood* to push th* pigskin
ermen Plan
Starry Team
Recruits Swarm To
Bolster Team
Bursting with enthusiasm this year
are the soccermen on the oampus.
Rapidly whipping into shape under
the able eye of Ooaoh Charlie Hltchens, the team figures to be • potent foroe ln the League this year,
•nd will go gunning for the league
title whloh somehow eluded them last
Back to the fold again this year
have come Dennis Leong, aoe goal-
-tender who was to have travelled
south with the Chinese Students, the
entire half-baok line of Wallace,
Sasaki, and Captain Jaok Rush, Todd
and Herd.
Chief Interest In the newcomers
this year la centering around Phil
Tentoin and Stow Roach of laat
season's Junior champion team,
Jaek Abrams of the Nanaimo Junior squad, John Guthrie and the
report that Basil Robinson who
starred fer the North Shore Royals
when they won the Dominion
championship will forsake English
rugby to go back to soccer, his old
Greet things are planned for the
soccer organisation this year with the
presence of fourteen seslous freshmen making the possibility of » Junior Vurslty teem entered either In
the Junior Alliance or G. V. A. A.
League • reality.
Homecoming will see the soccermen
in notion this year, too, If the plans
to stage • contest between the Varsity squad and • te»m comprised of
old Varsity stars Is okayed by tho
Homecoming Oommittee.
Along with Fall oomes freshmen and sports. Not that the two are
synonomous, for Its an established faot that Freshmsn oan't play any
game until they're Sophs. However there are a few th'ngs, secrets of state,
that ought to be poured Into the poor Freshies' aara. Namely that you to
oan be a oollege athlete (although you still have to pay tuition fees), and
there Is a definite plaoe for you In the athletlo scheme on this oampus.
Intra-Mural sporta Is the magic word that beekons one and all Into
the Gymnasium where you will meet Maury Van Vllet, Athletlo Director
with a friendly grin. No doubt you've heard from Maury himself the
Importance of getting In on thla opportunity. We're hear to state that he's
dead right, and no one will regret giving a few noon hours, "working the
poison out of your system."
'Tie the time of crisp Autumn days, enrollment—but more Important—
of football- This year's squad, while still In Its embryonic stagee, shows
great promise of being even better than last season's Hardy Cup ohamplone. Chief item of Interest on the looal front will be, of oourse, the game
between Varsity and North Shora Lions, the Thunderbirds' traditional
rivals. The Lions, led by that Intrepid thespian of the grid-Iron William
"The Beautiful" Bishop, hung a thorough pasting onto the Varsity machine
In the season's oloslng combat that will never be forgotten until the time
when Mr. Bishop Is completely burled, and the Lion beaten Into resistance.
The two foes meet In the season's opener on September SO at Athletlo Park.
And It might be well to delve Into the matter of this apparent breakdown of the English rugby foroes on the oampus. Already Alan Gardiner
has switched over to Canadian football, and now both Harmer and Mattu,
mainstays of laat year's team, have atated that they are Interested In the
Canadian oode and are liable to swing over any day. Harmer Is Men's
Athletic Rep this year and boon companion of Mattu who will go whichever way Harmer does. Reason for this sudden change of affection Is
believed to be the lack of Intereat being shown by English rugby olubs
In the elty towards the League.
The oall to the oolours haa left most of the teams devoid of many of
their regular players, and while negotiations are under way to keep the
League going, It  Is becoming apparent  that  the  brand  of rugby played
will not be up to last year's standard.
As for basketball on the oampus this year—while It Is still too early
In the season to make any rash statements or even to form any opinions
on the relative strength of the League—we would like to point out a few
rosy items on the Varsity Ledger. To wit: along with By Straight, Don
Livingstone, Wally Gibson and Doug Alexander, a quartet of last year's
regulars, wtll appear Brud Matheson, Ted Pallas and Doug Gross, all of
whom ran afoul of the Ineligibility rulings last year. Appearing with these
men will be rookies Doug Pedlow and Jim Scott, freshmen stars, while
moving up from the Senior "B" squad will be Albert Menaies and Art
* Many more than these will turn out when the flrst praotlses are called
and the competition for all berths will be a long and hard one. Van Vliet's
main difficulty this year will be to All the gaps left by Captain Ran Matthison, Alex Lucas, and Frank Turner, all of whom have left the oampus
the soccer write-up. On Thursday
two representatives of the Socoer
elub oame Into the office and handed the staff material for a write-up
which they felt was due the club.
They also arranged to have a representative oall at the offloe on
Monday's and Wednesday's to further oarry out the exploitation of
aoccer on the oampus.
This ls directly ln line with the,'
desires of the staff who however cau-.
tion such clubs that the amount of
publicity reoeived will also be dependant upon the space ln the Ubyssey.
Soccer has led the way and it is
hoped that such clubs as the Men's
Hockey teams, Junior football, rowing, golf, and freshmen basketball
will arrange to have representatives
call at- the Publications Office to
handle all publicity and stories.
Co-Ed Sports
—By Oerry Armstrong
To,all women athletes on the campus, and especially to those freshettes amazingly full of vim, vigor,
and vitality, we bid a hearty welcome! Here's hoping you will turn
out In full force at all games to support your dear old Alma Mammy!
Although the appearance of many
promising faoes makes the future
look bright, at the same Ume the
disappearance of some 'old faithfuls'
gives cause for some apprehension.
Notably absent Is laat year's W. A. A.
prexy, Peggy McLeod, holder of a Big
Blook, highest women's athletic
award on the oampus, and an outstanding member during previous
terms of the badminton club.
Scanning the basketball roster we
find it lacks the names of forwards
Lois McBwen, a Big Block olub member who graduated, and Alice Ohose,
who has found employ elsewhere.
Missing guards are Faye Burnham,
a last year's freshette, now attending
Normal School, Mona Asselstlne who
has left for the U. of Alberta, and
Betty Cole, ■ Big Block holder, who
has not yet appeared on the oampus.
The Senior B team has been deprived
of Feme Trout, now ■ nurse In training.
But with Ruth Wilson, aoe high-
scorer In the Women's Oagette League, and Nancy Martin, Lois Hurts,
Adie Collins and Jean Thompson, reinforced by outstanding Senior B'ers
such m Grace Cuthbert, Lillian Jo-
hansen and others, the Senior A'ers'
outlook Is none too dull. Practices are
scheduled for 8.30 Wednesdays and
4.30 Frldftys, with • meeting today,
Prldfty, In the gym. Coaches will be
"Tony" Osborne, Virginia Poole and
possibly a Varsltjr-boy If throe teams
are formed, and Judging from the
Interest at the freshette tea, there
should bol
Now for our hockeyists whose flrst
team last year ranked a close second
In the Women's Grass Hookey League. The U.B.O. eleven has lost prexy
Margery   Lean  who   graduated  last
spring, Betty Cole, graduates Sheila
Wilson and Ann Carter, Ora Wright,
nursing at the General Hospital, and
Fay Burnham. Also missing are Varsity stars Audrey Chowne, a graduate,   and  Peggy  Crowe,  a   freshette
who made the A rep team last year.
With   a   backbone   of   stalwart*
Myrne   Nevleon,   Hortons*  Warne,
Pauline Scott, Elisabeth Norle, Pat
Carey et al, and with eoaoh Mr.
White feroeaste ar* optimistic.
Lot's go Varsity!!!
The English Rugby enthusiasts assembled for their flrst meeting Wednesday noon, to plan out what seemed-to be a rather uncertain season.
However,  coaoh  A.  B.  Ctrey  was
anything but disappointed with the
turnout, and no less than twenty-five
enthusiastic Freshmen were on hand.
It  waa decided  that last year's
set-up of four league teams would
be  maintained.    The Varsity  and
U.B.C.  fifteens will  both  be First
Division   entries while   the Frosh
and seoond team wtll represent the
Blue and Gold In the lower division.
What competition Varsity wUl have
is still uncertain. The remnants of
the Rowing Olub and Meraloma olubs
have combined to form a strong outfit,  and  they have  been christened
"Rowalomas". There is a possibility
that military teams may move Into
the top division, although no definite
steps have been taken to date.
The Varsity squad is pretty muoh
of a question mark, and there will
be many new faoes ln this year's
line-up. Suoh stand-bys aa Strut Leggat and Johnny Bird have graduated
and at least three regulars have
shifted over to Oanadlan Football.
Harmer, Mattu and Oardlner are
turning out with the grid squad and
Basil Robinson la strongly thinking
of playing socoer.
with good- three-quarter line material on hand Carey's big worry will
be to replace the badly depleted
sorum, the neucleua of whioh will be
built around stalwarts Tommy Robson and Vio Moore.
Last year's championship frosh fifteen produood suoh stars as Pyle,
Wood and WaUaoe who should make
good in the "big time."
The Canadian
Tenth and Sasamat Branoh
"A general bank bturinsM
is transaoted aad aooounts
of tho faoulty and students
of tho University of British
Columbia  aro woloomod."
0. B. Myers, Manager


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