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 OET OUT AND VOTE
FOR PRESIDENT
NEXT TUESDAY
^_^^ Published Twice Weekly by The Publications Board of The University of British Columbia
STUDENT NIOHT
PRIDE 6. PREJUDICE'
THURSDAY, MAROH 14
VOL. xxn.
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, MAROH 8, 1940
No. 3ft
Rift Widens
In National
C*S.A. Ranks
11 Delegates Resign
From McGiil C.S.A.
With Treasurer
The U.B.C. students' council
fell in line with other Canadian
tiniversities last Monday, when
it refused to approve plans of
the Canadian Student Assembly
Discussions Club to circulate a
questionnaire dealing with conscription on the campus.
At the same time a rift In the
ranks of the National C.S.A. continued to widen as news reached the
Ubyaaey of the reaignatlon of important C.S.A. officials.
MONTREAL, (CUP)—Robert A.
Spencer, national treaaurer of the
Canadian Student Aaaembly has resigned from the organisation, expressed hlmaelf In entire disagreement with the exeoutive,
NOT REPRESENTATIVE
"I have come to believe in the
truth of the accusations that the
C.8.A.   ts  not  in  control   of  truly
representative Canadians," he stated.
MONTREAL    (CUP) — Eleven    of
McOtU's 38 atudent delegates to the
C.S.A.    Christmas   conference   withdrew  from  the  Assembly  this week
declaring that they did not support
some of Its actions and resented control by a "pressure group."
"We have been unsuccessful," they
declared, "in an attempt to change
the executive to one more representative of the views ot McOill students."
SACKVILLE, N.B—An editorial
ln the Argosy 'Weekly, publication of
Mt. Allison students, strongly attacked a "campaign of deliberate
lies" launched by the C.S.A. National
Executive.
The    editorial    referred    to    the
C.S.A.  News-Letter  as  propaganda
designed to cover up previous misdeeds.
The News-Letter, circulated on the
campus, attacked the Canadian University Press, Mt. Allison University
(Continaed on Page 2)
See   C.S.A.
ARCHIE BAIN
GALA PRODUCTION of "PRIDE and PREJUDICE"
TMARKS SILVER JUBILEE'
JOHN GLEN, who Is starred aa
Darcy, Elisabeth's Admirer, In
the forthcoming Players' Club
performance, "Pride and Prejudice."
FRESHETTE'S
SONG WINS
PLAUDITS
"Oee, But It's Oreat to Dream," a
song written by freshette Enid
Fahrni, was one of the highlights of
Thursday's  Pep Meet.
OU Clark and his Varsity Orchestra played Johnny Fletcher's ar-
tangement of the piece, while Enid
herself 'sang. Other vocalists included Rosemary Collins, Frances
White, and Sid Poulton. Sid was
supported by a large cheering section who voiced the students' opinion that he should have been given
more  than  one  chorus.
Oil introduced the vocalists with
the remark "If anybody can keep in
tune for four bars we let him sing."
Referring to recent union trouble,
he said, "We're out of the dog house
now." The Varsity Orchestra ■will
play for the Musical Society Dance
tonight.
Thieves Take Auto
While COTC Man
Drills In Armories
While William J. Johnston, 4430
Pine Crescent, attended C.O.T.C.
drill in the Bessborough Armories
Tuesday evening, youthful thieves
ran off with his ear parked outside
and led police a merry chase till
they found the abandoned auto six
blocks from the armories Wednesday morning.
When discovered, the ear was almost out of gas, the steering wheel
broken, and Ignition wires out.
Johnston doubted the report that
young boys had taken the ear when
he found an empty whiskey bottle
in the wrecked vehicle.
Editor-in-Chief,
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
I can here only Itemize, very briefly,  the   policies  for  which  I  stand.
Longer    Noon    Hour:    To    work
consistently   and   energetically   for
the lengthening of the noon period.
L.S.E.: To stimulate club activity
and   Increase  club  budgets.
Puss System: To provide more
general Interest and cultural pass
features.
Co - operative Residence*,: To
work for the establishment of
men's and women's co-operative
residence.*.
Sports: To give more encouragement   to  minor sporty.
Freshmen:    To    provide    a    more
complete   orientation   course.
Union    Building:    To    reduce    club
dance    charge     (now    $35)    and    to
keep   building   open   in   evenings.
Council:  To co-operate thorough-.
ly   with   members.
ARCHIE  BAIN.
Rural School Students
At Vancouver Institute
The educational and social problems ot rural B.C. will be discussed
by seven students at the Vancouver
Institute's meeting Saturday night In
Arts 100.
The speakers who were chosen from
the hundred students now completing
the two months course arranged by
the Extension Department are: Barbara Wager, Cedar, V.I.; Helen Magee, Robson, Kootenay; Frank Head,
Red Rock, Cariboo; John Reesor,
Pouce Coupe, Peace River; Odin
Hougen, Tapalrose, Francois Lake;
Eric Magee, Salmon Arm; Elmore
McMorran.  Kamloops.
In addition, there will be an exhibition of  handicrafts.
Copies of the tentative examination time-table for the Faculty of Applied Science have
been posted or* the notice
boards in the Mechanical and
Applied Science Buildings. Students who And a "clashf in
their time-table are asked to
report AT ONCE (In writing)
to Mr. Gillies. No change oan
be made after March  9th.
Thursday Night Free
On Pass System; Get
Tickets at Quad Box
Jane Austen's immortal "Pride and
Prejudice" will be presented to the
undergraduates in dramatlo form at
Student Night next Thursday.
English 3 and English 13 students
are expeoted to turn out en masse to
spend an hour or two with one of
the best-loved famUles in English
literature, the hectic Bennets.
Tickets will    be   available   at the
Quad box office next week, on presentation of student pass.
THE PLAYERS
The audience will meet the world's
most ghastly mother-in-law, matchmaking Mrs. Bennet, played by Margaret Morris. The dark attractive
Elizabeth will be taken by Nancy
Bruce, who stepped into the leading
role in her flrst year ln the club. John
Olen will be Darcy.
Other parts will be taken by: Ruth
Heyer, Pat Keatley, Jim Frasee, Bob
Haywood, Shirley Macdonald, Jim
Halcrow, Pauline Scott, Josephine
Kennedy, Alison Gumming, Lorraine
Johnston, Mary McLeod, Mary Mc-
Lorg, and Lister Sinclair.
THE STORY
Everyone knows the story; how
Elisabeth Bennet, the "Prejudice"
half of the title, fights the half-interest, half-antagonism she feels towards
the haughty Darcy, representing
"Pride".
Elizabeth's two sisters are matched
off as well. Jane, with mother's help,
lands the eligible and wealthy Mr.
Blngley. Lydla, flighty and Impulsive,
runs away with the dashing Captain
Wickham whose Intentions are as
false as the square shoulders of his
red coat. Papa Bennet ls the whimsical gentleman who pokes continual
fun at his mad family, and enjoys
himself thoroughly. Mr. Collins, D.D.,
Is the nadir of masculine appeal, an
obsequious boot-llcker who ls Anally
settled in a humble situation to the
satisfaction of all concerned.
Seventy-odd costumes have been
designed and made for the production, sets Involving a new screen technique have been especially built,
movie make-up has been Imported
from Hollywood, and generally speaking, no expense or effort has been
neglected in preparing for entertaining the students next Thursday evening.
1 Smooth Premiere will
Be Tuesday Feature;
Broadcast on CBR
The splashing dazzle ot klleg lights,
the glint of raindrops on ermine, that
jv-ne-aata-quol—summed up ln the
word eclat, that Is how the Players'
Club ls going to open its spring production, celebrating Its silver JubUee.
The gala premiere of Jane Austen's
"Pride and Prejudice" will take place
In the theatre on the campus next
Tuesday.
CBR BROADCAST
Publicity chiefs ot the club have
arranged a special events broadcast
over CBR from 8.IS to 8.30.
Messages and snatches ot backstage
chat will travel out over the province,
bringing back the familiar smell of
grease paint, and the tension ot
"Curtain gtfllng up I", to graduates
near and far.
Four hundred old members of the
olub, representing every one of Its
twenty-flve years of existence, will
gather  for  the  performance.  They
will  be  greeted  by  Prof.  F.  O.  C.
Wood  who  brought  the  club  Into
existence  within  six  weeks of  the
founding   of   the   university,   and
who  waa its flrst  Honorary Prealdent.
It Is expected that guests of honor
from Victoria will attend, Including
the Hon. O. M. Weir and party. The
Lieutenant-Governor ls unable to be
present, but sends his felicitations.
A proportion of the audience at the
Tuesday premiere will be ln evening
dress. Tickets are available to students at the regular rate for that
performance, $1.05 reserved. Other
performances open to the public will
be on Friday and Saturday nights,
with seats SSc, 80c and $1.05.
SILVER  JUBILEE
Celebrating its quarter century of I
theatrical history, the Players' Club
will welcome old members to a formal reception ln the ballroom of the
Brock Building. Alumni will reminisce, exchange gossip, and compare
notes on what members who are not
present are doing In the theatrical
world. Two leading ladles of a decade
or two ago are now ln Hollywood:
one was ln Nlnotchka. Another was
given top billing on Broadway and
is now resident ln New York State.
NANCY BRUCE, who Is to play
the role of Elisabeth, the "prejudiced" character In Jane Austen's
classic  of  18th  century  England.
COLUMNIST
LAUDS U.B.C.
PRODUCTION
Members of the University Musical Society are slapping themselves
on the back these days for the wonderful encouragement given them by
"R.J.," music editor of the Daily
Province, tn hts column recently.
He says, "Congratulations are due
members for their recent production
of "The Oondollers." He continues
with "Ensembles throughout were
noteworthy for refreshing vocal
qualities and clarity of diction, the
feminine vocals especially doing
splendid work. Dances moreover
were well managed."
Business Manager Fred Middle-
ton reports a definite profit of $400,
with much of the money still to
come in. This conservative estimate of profit is over and above the
$1,800 expenses incurred for the
production, and will go Into the
Alma Mater Society fund, to make
up  other  club  deficits.
9000 Open House Visitors
Marvel at Student Research
Telsa Coil, Psych Lab
and Nursing Clinic,
Draw Record Throng
This week, more than 9000
Vancouver citizens are satisfied
in the realization that the University of British Columbia is
more than just another institute of
higher learning. U.B.C.'s Open Houae
last Saturday proved that the University is a vital force in the development  of  the  province.
The crowds -who walked the sundrenched campus last week and
visited exhibit after exhibit, left for
their homes late that night praising
the achievement of the students who
co-operated to produce the gigantic
c'lsplay of research, education and
entertainment.
JONES   HAPPY
Yesterday, Scienceman Ray Jones,
who engineered the entire affair,
drew a deep sigh of happy relief as
he cleared up odds and ends and
settled back to reflect on U.B.C.'s
Big  Day.
Junes     estimated    the     cost     of
Open House at a paltry 275 dollars
not   counting  finances  of  displays
shouldered  hy  the  various  departments.   "This   year's   Open   House
drew   the   greatest   crowd   In   history" he told the Ubyssey.  "It will
probably     be     repeated     again     In
1942."
The   psychology   laboratory   in   the
Auditorium     building     was     packed
during   the   day   with   Interested  visitors.   Almost   4   per   cent,   lt   was   re-
(f'ontinued  on   Pane  3)
See   OPEN   HOUSE
Information Please!
GUIDES GRAPPLE
WITH CITIZENS*
QUERIES ON U.B.C.
"What is the approximate total
value of the entire University including salaries  and  upkeep?"
"What building is this?"
"Have you seen my little brother?"
"When can we eat?"
These are a few of the typical
questions posed at obliging information-tagged students who stood at
vantage points on the campus last
Saturday, and obligingly acted as
walking  encyclopaedias.
* *      •
Relieved cry of man leaving psychology lab after learning he wasn't
colour-blind:  "Thank Ood for that!"
* *      *
One instructor ta the Aggie building carefully explained to an interested visitor the complete details of
some 30 cuts of meat, to find to his
cha«rln that his "pupil" was the very
butcher who had loaned the cuts to
the department.
*        *        *
Test   tubes   of   90   per   cent,   pure
alcohol   were   jealously   guarded   by
wary   Chem   students   from   thirsty
visitors.
* * H.
Scores gathered around the radio
in the Publications office at 4.15 p.m.
to hear Seablscult come in by a
length and a half in the much heralded Santa Anita handicap.
Na*i Gestapo Fails
To Halt UBC Grad
In Refugee Work
Twelve hectic hours of cross-
examination by the Nasi Gestapo
were not sufficient to crack the
morale of Beatrice M. Wellington,
U.B.C. graduate, whose heroic refugee work has won for her the admiration of the entire Cseoh nation.
Tribute to Mlas Wellington's
heroism waa paid by Professor
Frank Munk of the department of
economlca at Reed College, Oregon,
In an addreaa to the Vanoouver Institute, Saturday night.
"If there ever wss a woman who
needed courage, It was she," he
said. "She was the only peraon who
oould go to the Oestapo, browbeat
them, and get away with It."
Aa head of the Britiah Refugee
Commission, Mlas Wellington helped aome 3600 Czechs to flee their
country. She originally came to
Oeneva In the International Labor
.Office, and from there to Prague
Where Dr. Munk met her.
LOCAL MUSIC
TO PLAY AT
SOCIETY DANCE
The next long-awaited production
of the Musical Society will be an informal dance in the Brock Hall tonight. Oil Clark and his Varsity Orchestra will supply the music. This
production is definitely limited to the
members of the Musical Society and
their friends. Tickets are $1.00 a
couple and may be obtained from the
members of the executive.
Special guests will be Mr. and Mrs.
C. Hadyn Williams, Dr. anil Mrs.
W. L. McDonald, and Professor and
Mrs. Ronald Hilton.
There will b«- a meeting of
all male members of the Arts
faculty at noon Wednesday in
Arts 100. An Important discussion of next year's organization will tako phu-o. All arts-
men   out.
Signed,
D.   O.  DURKIN,
President    A.M.U.S.
2 Nominees
For Council
President
Nominations for
Other Officers
Close Tuesday
Archie Bain and Harry Lumsden flung their hats into the
presidential ring this week in
what appeara to be one of the
closest and hottest contests seen on
this campus for some yeara.
Nominations for all other counoil
positions close Tuesday, Maroh 12,
date of the preaidentlal poll. Elections apeechea by the two candidates
will be held Monday noon in the
Auditorium.
Bain, who Is ln third year Commerce, is president of the Sooial
Problems Club, an aotlve member of
the Student Christian Movement,
end in the Players' Club production,
"Pride and Prejudice." Last year he
helonged to the Swimming Club,
Parliamentary Forum and Political
Discussion Club.
In his freahman year, Bain had
the leading role in the spring play,
"Playboy of the Western World."
Lumsden, who Is also a third year A
man, plans to graduate with a double "\
degree in Commerce and Arts. He Is   -;,
a   member   of   the   Big   Block   Club,   V
winning his letter for English rugby   i
in his flrst and second years. He also    1
belongs to the Oolf Club. 1
POSSIBILITIES
Although only two nominations
for any other council post has been
Hied at the Alma Mater office, rumours have been current of potential
candidates.
Ormie Hall has been nominated
for Junior Member, and will be opposed by Charlie Nash.
Bob Bonner will probably seek the
presidency of the Literary and Scientific Executive.
Sandy Nash and Dave Ritchie
have both been mentioned for president of the Men's Undergraduate
Society.
Dorothy Hird has been suggested
to run for President of Women's
Undergraduate Society while Ruth
Wilson will probably seek the position of Women's Athletlo Representative.
Peter MacTavish haa been mentioned as a potential aeeretary while
Jim Harmer wtll probably aeek reelection as Men's Athletic Representative.
HARRY LUMSDEN
The Edttor-ln-chlef,
The   Ubyssey,
Dear   Sir:
In accepting the nomination for
the presidency of the Alma Mater
Society, I am fully appreciative of
the grave responsibilities involved
In   that  office.
A rigid platform which permits no
llexihillty in its operation is most
undesirable.
The fundamental points I propose
are:
1. The preservation and tlie extension of Ilie goodwill which
now exists hetween the students and faculty of the university, anrl the people of the
province.
2. A balanced financial budget in
order   that   the   Alma   Mater   So-
(Continued   on  Page 3)
See   LUMSDEN Two
TH
U B Y SS
Friday, March 8, 1940
THE   UBYSSEY
Issued twice weekly by the Students' Publication Board of the Alma Mater
Sooiety of the University of British Columbia
si Brook Memorial Building Phone Alma 1694
■pus Subaorlptlona, $1,80 Mail Subscriptions, $3.00
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
John Oarrett
Tuesday
Arvid  Baokman
SENIOR EDITORS
■PORTS
Lionel Salt
Friday
Jaok   Margeson
Editorials
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
The elections for President of the Almn Mater Society, te be
held on Tuesday, March 12, will be a two-sided contest between
Harry Lumsden and Archie Bain. Platforms and biographies of
these two hopefuls have been included elsewhere in this issue.
But the students of this University should be taking a particularly active interest in the elections this year, because, ns nil
■hould know, the position of President of the A.M.S. is the most
Important office on the campus. Men for leading this campus must
be chosen according to their ability to direct the activities of the
Sooiety In the best interests, not of a small section of the student
body, but of all students.
It should be realized that, in emergent times such as the present, the general activities of the students ut U.B.C. have a much
greater significance than in normal periods of the country's existence. Ordinarily issues which might appear unimportant in years
of peace become almost dangerous when the nation is at war.
Consequently the leader of the Alma Mater Society must be
strong enough to inspire the fullest confidence of the Society's
members, and must have a maturity of outlook to exert a stabilising influence over the policies and functions of both Students'
Council and the Alma Mater Society as a whole.
The duties and responsibilities of the Student-president nre
not generally known, and, for that matter, cannot be succinctly
expressed here. It can only be said that his position entails grave
responsibility for the name of the University as a whole. The
relations between this University and the B.C. public have been
■lowly strengthened during the recent years. Any president must
keep this fact in mind, and must guarantee to the members of the
society that nothing will be allowed to sabotage that fine reputation which past counells have succeeded in building for the student
body here. A-'m}\
There can be no doubt as to the difficulties which will arise
next year as a result of war-time life in Canada: they will, alas!
be many. Let the students on this campus going to the polls on
Tuesday bear in mind some of the issues which must be dealt with
by the president next session, for they will be as important, if not
more so, as many of the problems of the present university yeor.
"Whatever may have happened, may be happening, or muy be
going to happen, Students, VOTE.
Letters To The Editor
Feb.  29,  1040
The Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
I ahould like to add my scuttled
baritone to the choir that has been
chanting Its approval of the translation of certain types of people
from the Library to the Union Building. The former haa always been a
plaoe for students to go to study—
other studenta. In the name of
amusement, they must have something to ocoupy their bodiea, or, In
some cases, their minds; but in the
name of work, they have alwaya
been willing to sit hours on end,
quite oontent if their vital organs
continued to give them life. Lately,
however, King John's chateau has
been beoomlng more and more the
oentre of gay social gatherings, gab-
fiestas, and certain intra-mural
sports suoh as "Shoot the Ink to Me,
Stink," "The Reserve Desk Runa-
iound," and "Short and Long Distance woo-pltohtng." I, personally,
bave seen sophomores pitch woo
from angles and positions hitherto
considered impraotioal, and with
surprisingly high percentages of
.success, too.
But many of them are too offensive In other ways. I am thinking
particularly of the Hail Fellow, All
Wet species, the specimen of which
springs Into the Library with the
lolling of distant drums and the
blare of inaudible trumpets. You
know the type I mean—he has convinced himself that he Is the prey
of women and the envy of men,
that he is the incorporation of every
tonic advertisement that has appeared since the discovery of professional models. He sweeps off his overcoat, a nightmare ln tweed, thereby
generously bathing the vicinity with
rain-drops, and slaps the horrible
thing onto a radiator, causing both
it and King John to hiss and hoot
in thetr respective quarters. Then
he proceeds to whisk about, cuffing
friends and relatives on the back,
encouraging them, tossing a good
word here, a bad breath there, and
generally creating an Impression of
babbling   activity.
Then, of course, there is the Glamour   Girl.     Ah   me.   what   would   a
university be without its glamour
Sills? Answer: empty. I need not,
p.nd probably could not, describe her.
She saunters In reluctantly, with
nome kind of rubber book under her
arm, her engine Idling ln the Rld-
dlehough Rhumba. Her eye-brows,
by courtesy of Helena Rubinstein,
jack themselves up Into the inevitable surprised altitude, so that she
looks at you as though you were
something that had been previewed
under a plank of rotten -.rood. She
is Invariably too late for a seat, but
she sways speculatively up and down
the wings anyhow, Juat to make sure
that the girls are properly burning
and the boys Improperly yearning!
She leaves with a toaa of her head,
or something, because she didn't
want to sit there anyway, so there.
Then, it's back to work, men, with
a sigh  and a shake of the head.
Incidentally, perhaps, you are not
aware that there was once a science-
man in the Library. Despite the
flood of rotten letters from skeptics
that will doubtless greet this statement, this solenoeman was actually
seen In the Library. It happened In
the late '20'a. It la true that It was
a little scienceman, and It was very
tired,   and   lt   might   have   mistaken
Mm****""*
ELECTIONS,  AND C.S.A.
For the first time ln the history of
this Unlveralty, students are faced
with a genuine polltloal Issue ln their
OouncU elections. The Issue Is one
that Is troubling the whole Dominion
at the moment, and one of whloh we
are all only too conscious.
There will actually be two political
parties running candidates for next
year's Council. One Is Conservative,
of the same solid, far-thinking, levelheaded type that has run the school
so well during the past several years;
the other—to speak of lt kindly—Is
Liberal.
There Is a rumor that the O.8.A.
is putting up a slate of oandldates.
This would not be a bad thing, perhaps, If Canada were not up to her
ears ln International conflict. But
under existing circumstances, It looks
odd. Any group whloh considers Itself
a maltreated minority Just now ls a
group to be watched.
This Is hardly the time for petty
polltloal disputation. Canada la striving for national solidarity; the universities of Canada should aspire to
some unity of purpose—and that single motivation should not be of a
type that disagrees with Dominion
national polloy.
We do not want the University of
British Columbia to be the focal
point of adverse criticism by politicians, other colleges, or the man ln
the street. To obviate suoh an eventuality, let us give support to those
oandldates who represent national
and university tradition, maturity of
mind and purpose, and the opinion of
the majority.
And we can be aure of electing
such people only If every single
member of the Alma Mater Sooiety
recognises the responsibility Incumbent upon him—that of exercising
hla right to vote.
OIL CLARK
Many of us who visited the campus
on Saturday—Open House Day—were
pleased to hear and see Oil Clark's
orchestra holding forth ln the lounge
of the Brock Building during tea.
Several b-okays to Oil and the
boys. After the difficulties they've
had with Council, Jamieson, and
Local 148, I was more than agreeably
surprised to see them being very fair
to unorganized labor—the unorganized labor, ln this case, being L.SE.
and its affiliated interests.
It was true College Spirit that motivated Oil's contribution to the Open
House show—nothing else. The band
should reap the reward of that altruism ln many future engagements.
the buildings. But come in It did,
tottering, staggering, and Anally collapsing before the amaaed spectators. Vivisection revealed that It
had stayed out in the fresh air too
long, and had died of suffocation.
Ihe Museum has preserved several
bits of ita sweater, as well as the
jaw-bone.
Your's sincerely,
X.  C.   S.
The S.P.C. Carnegie Recital will
feature an all Jazz program In Arts
100, Tuesday, March 12. A brief discussion on Jazz music will be conducted.
Ui Si Ai
(Continued  from Page 1)
and   the  University  of   New  Brunswick.
A DYINO BLOW
"That any sane organization, even
the C.S.A., should attempt to cover
up their misdeeds by a News-Letter
auoh as the one mentioned above Is
beyond conjecture," the Argosy
states. "The statements made are
unsubstantiated by any documentary evidence whatsoever ... In moat
cases the statements are mostly
false or entirely so. The National
exeoutive of the C.S.A. has struck
a dying blow at no one but themselves. The organisation has not
waited to die a natural death but
has slain itself by Its own Iniquity."
ORDER CHANOE OF NAME
MONTREAL (CUP)—Seven hundred members of the MoOill student
sooiety ordered the C.S.A. on that
campus to change its name to one
"which more correctly representa
that It Is but a club, and not speaking for McOlll students as a whole."
A similar change was ordered by
students at Queen's University.
KINOSTON, Ontario (CUP)—In
the flrat referendum ever to be held
at Queen's University, students voted to prohibit distribution of a revised questionnaire on the conscription issue prepared by the Queen's
Student Assembly. The margin was
758 to 188.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (CUP) —
One third of the student body went
to the polls here to oppose overseas
conscription by a vote of 778 to 377.
The poll was the result of a conscription questionnaire circulated on
the campus by the Canadian Student
Assembly.
Women Faculty Members
Will Be Honored
At All-Phreterien Tea
Women members of the faculty
will be honored when Phrateres entertains at tea on Saturday from 3
to 6  o'clock,  at  the home of  Mimi
Presiding at the urns will be Dr.
Schofield, IS 26 Newton Crescent,
University Hill. Betty Thomas, retiring president, will be hostess, assisted by Mrs, S. J. Schofield, Dean
Mary L. Bollert, and Marjorie Duncan, president-elect.
Joyce Hallamore, Dr. Dorothy Dallas, Dr. Dorothy Blakey, Dr. Joan
Dangelzer, Biddy McNeill and Esther Paulin.
Assisting with the serving will be
Malsie Cowan, Adrienne Collins,
Shellah Hutchinson, Connie Falr-
lelgh, Pat McMahon, Dolly Ellis, Mary
Mulvln, 'Helen Brandt, Nanoy Carr,
Mae Munro, Phyllis Bartlett, Margaret Weldon, Daima Edwards, Janet
Walker, Mlml Schofleld, Dorothy
Hawkins, Frances Wallace.
OPEN HOUSE
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vealed, displayed symptoms ot color
blindness. One woman was found to
be totally color-blind—an almost unheard of occurrence. Visitors expressed surprise, dismay and often
disbelief, when informed of their
condition.
Co-ed nuraes in charge of the improvised clinic in the Science building were more than gratified with
the responses of visitors who took
tests for tuberculosis, diphtheria, and
ether diseases.
NO-RUN STOCKINGS
New cellulose stockings, not yet
on the market drew gasps of delight
from   feminine   visitors   who   found
$1.00 will tend 300 Sweet Cape
of 1 lb. Old Virginia pipe tobacco to
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and Trance only.
Addreaa—"Sweet Cape"
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'Why, did you supply the Sweet Caps? '
SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTES
"Tlie pur**l form in which tobacco can b* imohed."
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they would not run.
The apeotacular Teala ooll in the
Electrical lab drew throngs who
brazenly let a half million volta flow
through their bodies without harm.
Mayor Telford was among the number to be thus "electrocuted."
During the day long queues of visitors lined up ln Frank Underbill's
Cafeteria and Brook Lunoh room to
satisfy the  pangs  of hunger  before
proceeding to other exhibits.
•      •      •
Members of tho Vanoouver Institute which met that evening In Arts
100 maintained that It was easier to
hear the loudspeaker—the largest ln
Western Canada—than the guest
speaker on the stage.
KEEP THE CAF CLEAN
Adult Education Group
To Hold Symposium
On Post War Problems
A cordial invitation to attend the
public symposium on "Reconstruction
After the War," March 9th at 3:00
o'clock ln the First Unitarian Church
(1880 W. 10th> is extended by the
Adult Education Committee of the
Vancouver Public Library. Mr. Robert Mackenzie of the department ot
history, will discuss the topic and the
following will be questioners: Dr. A.
F. B. Clark. Mr. J. A. Irving, and Mr.
F. H. Soward.
March sees the completion of six
years of Adult Education programs of
the Vanoouver Public Library. Subjects studied have been Literature of
several countries. Music, Sociology,
Religion. History and, this past season,   Art  Appreciation.
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THE     UBYSSEY
Three
Get Out And Vote For President Tuesday
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ciety   ahall   live   within   ita   income.
8.   The  proviaion for  an adequate
freahman orientation oourae.
4. The building up, through the
medium of suoh things as the
longer noon hour, of a sound
extra - currlcular program in
athletics and olubs.
5. The maintenance of friendly
relations with the government
and the extension, wherever
possible, of further grants to
the university, particularly tn
connection with the Preventive
Medicine Building.
6. To utilise to the greatest possible extent the Brook Memorial Building. To have the
hours of the building accessibility extended to coincide with
those of the Library.
7. Recommend a program of Improvement on the East Mall.
8. A wartime policy of co-operation with the responsible authorities In line with that aet
down by this ysar's oounoil.
In all these X pledge myself to
spare neither time nor effort In
furthering the Interests of the Alma
Mater Society.
Sincerely yours,
MARRY LUMSDEN.
I.R.O.  NOTICE
Applications for membership In
the International Relations Club
will be accepted during the next
two weeks. Applications should be
addressed to Mr. John Meredith,
Arts Letter Rack. The final meeting of the term will be held on
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By NEMO
FOLLOW THB TRADITION
With the presidential oampaign
here the students would be wise li
they realised and understood the
qualities needed by their president
before oaatlng their votes. On Oounoil the AM.S. needs students who
are capable, qulok to recognise opportunities, and wllUng to see the
trend of student thought. As chairman, the AM.8. prexy must see that
Oounoil seises the opportunities that
are available and, furthermore, he
must ourb or.encourage the brainstorms nursed by his fellow councillors.
We have had good presidents In
the past. There Is no reason why we
should break with tradition.
Mather recommended the floating
of a $40,000 bond Issue for the erection of the Stadium.
Brynelsen started the Brook Memorial Oampaign. Oould, Oarey, and
McOulre finished lt.
Pearson realised that a conservative polloy was needed "for the duration."
These six presidents acted as they
did because they understood the
relationship between the Alma
Mater Society—that's yon and me
—and the University, as well as the
relationship between the University,
and the Province of British Columbia.
They understood because they had
trained themselves to see things nob
discernible by careless eyes or careless minds.
The Japanese have an old proverb:
"A look is worth a thousand words."
The students should look before
they beUeve the thousands of words
they will hear during the elections.
Furthermore they should elect a
Council whom they know will look
before they commit  themselves with
eloquence.
...
AN OPEN MIND
No one wUl dispute the fact that
Open House this year was a great
success.
No one can.
The thousands of Vancouver citizens, men and women, boys and girls,
who wandered through the various
exhibits with wondrous eyes and
open minds returned home filled with
a vague yet tangible realization that
the University (to phrase It colloquially) "has something on the Ball."
Their comments, all favorable, are
more than a flt tribute to the ceaseless efforts of Ray Jones, ln charge
of the engineering and scientific exhibits, and Dick Jarvis, in oharge of
the clubs.
It ls perhaps significant that for
the flrst time slnoe U.B.O. went on
parade the L.S.E. clubs co-operated
to the fullest of their ability to give
an accurate picture of University
extra-curricular life.
It seems trite but orchids to the
Open House Oommittee.
As Major Finlay ot the Civil Engineering Department has suggested
the second and third year sclencemen
have a record to meet and to excel
when they promote their Open House
two years from now.
No doubt they will, for they possess
indomitable spirit.
*.      *      •
DEBUNKINO THE DREAM
One of the charming co-eds on the
Ubyssey stall said to me several Mines
during the past year: "Nemo, the
intelligent student body don't want a
serious paper. They do not want to
read philosophical essays; they do
not want to see people panned.
"They want humor, something to
laugh at, something that is amusing."
One of the most amsuing things I
have noticed—that really makes me
laugh—ls psychology. Perhaps that is
why so many studes swat their way
through psych courses. Something to
laugh at.
Romance and love is forever being
ridiculed by the callous psychologist
who no doubt ls amused at debunking Kaf love. In a recent address one
—H. L. Edle of the University of
Sidney—struck what he considered a
death blow to the traditional lovers'
dreams.
Speaking   to a   crowd   of working
Shamrocks .... and March 17 are synonymous . . . and all persons who claim a speck of Irish in the family tree .... plus those that
don't . . . celebrate St. Patrick's . . . and what could be better than
shamrocks from Roselawn, 724 Granville Street .... for your buttonhole ... or in the tiny thumbnail pots .... and if you really want to
carry out the green motif in house flowers or corsages . . . there are
green carnations and green narcissi . . . but you'll have to phone
Marine 1036 and order yours soon . . . well it's one thing to take a
lad to church .... but an entirely different thing to keep him there
.... however one Player's Club coed has managed to persuade a stage
crew member to ... . not only join her church .... but the choir as
well .... With Easter cropping up at the same time as essay-deadlines
.... a good many of your friends are going to be forgotten this season,
unless . . . you use a little foresight and phone Marine 1036 for those
spring flowers .... dafft, narcissi, stocks, carnations, roses .... they'll
be sent direct with your personal message ....
.      , fi fi fi
Tbey both came from tbe same Uttle smelter town .... but it
took several years af separation .... and the campus setting before
they fell in love ....
fi fi fi
Just 'bout this time of year, budgets become restricted . . . and
that is the time when all coeds will really realize the value of purchasing their shoes at Rae's Clever Shoe Department, 608 Granville
Street .... and especially the comfortable and at the same time smart,
saddle strap shoes . . . and such a variety in color . . . and with walled
toes that add to the comfort of walking in these soft, flexible campus
shoes . . . according to the gossip grapevine .... two Fijis have been
vying for a car and the prairie girl (owner) respectively . . . gillies
.... alligator-calf . . . and patent and gabardine are very chic in the
afternoon styles and are a necessary item in your Easter wardrobe
.... and shoes to fit you budget .... at $4.95 ... so before the heavy
studying commences . . . visit 608 Granville Street . . . Rae's Clever
Shoe Department	
fi fi fi
An ex-Aggie student received a letter from one of her best friends
on the Island . ... in the letter was a self-addressed envelope containing a sheet of note pa per with the commencement of a letter to the
Island friend and the first phrase "Awfully sorry I'm so late in answering your letter but . . . ."
fi fi fi
Rustling taffeta underskirts are pre-dominant in the Easter lingerie array at Wilson's Glove and Hosiery Shop, 171 Granville Street
.... with elastic waist and pin-pleated frill these handy, half-petticoat
for under your new spring suit, appears in glory blue, jade, wine and
cerise . . . at $1.50 . . . and to top it all, when you're wearing a sheer
blouse are the daintiest camisole in white lace .... just like former
pre-war styles .... these have elastic at the waist and are $1.00 . . .
if you see a debator around the campus, with a dreamy look in his eye
. . . .there's no need to get worried . . . he's just thinking about the
Washington red-head coed, he met on the "down under" campus
recently . . . but if you prefer the full length slip .... a dainty Kayser
model for just $1.9 5, with adjustable straps and double top range from
cerise, tea rose, glory blue, jade and wine .... as well as black and
white .... and remember the number 575 ... on Granville Street . . .
fi fi fi
Here we go gathering Easter frocks ... at Lora Lee Dregs Shop,
2814 Granville Street . . . and they are the last word in spring informal garments . . , one tricky Maginot blue frock has the new bolero
effect . . . elbow length sleeves finished with shirred cuff effect . . .
while, the skirt is given fullness by the tiny gores . . . for the sports
type . . . there is a flattering belted frock in ash violet .... with it's
ruched sports collar .... and wide cuffed short sleeves ....
fi fi fi
One brunette junior has found that it doesn't pay to confide in
diaries when one's in love . . . especially when the ones she writes about
.... finds the diary . . . new spring hosiery to go with that new Wool-
brook dress are priced at 65c and 75c ... . and about this new material ... . Woolbrook gives durability and draping ability to the frock
. . . when at Lora Lee's be sure to see the dusk rose, suede belted frock
J#a*?A»"
men, women, and adolescents, he said
that that was no oonorete evidence
to support the assumption that lovers
frequently dream ot their beloved.
There ls no proof that they even
dream of each other.
I^jpw many disillusioned oouples
left that lecture no one will know!
One might infer that no more can
the handsome swain passionately
convince his Chloe that he will dweU
on her charms night and day! No
more can his Chloe declare she will
dream  of him  always I
For psych tells him that she will
most likely dream of pink elephants,
Ford cars, exams, professors, science-
men, and almost every incident ln
her life before she met him.
And   Chloe's   swain   will  learn  the
samel
Very touching and very amusing I
Why    couldn't    the    psychologist
leave   the  hallowed  lovers'  dreams
alone?    After    all—and    even    the
psyoh professors at U.B.C. will admit this—some knowledge is better
suppressed.
Well—spring   is   coming,   the   croci
are ln  bloom;   elections are coming;
the   Totem    ls    coming;    exams   are
coming;   the   fall   is   coming;   everything is coming . . .
She is becoming. . . .
AFTER THE  SHOW .  .  .
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Election Day
By EDNA WINRAM
(With  apologies  to   Sir  Henry  New
bolt).
The   floor  of the office Is snowy white,
White with the unused ballots there;
Bain looks as If he'd been through a
flght—
Lumsden  ia  tearing  hts hair.
The time for voting  ls almost by
But no one has come to vote.
As the  two with  a sigh  He down  to
die
They hear in the quad a distant cry:
"Oet out, get out, get out and vote!"
These   are   the   words   that   term   by
term
While on the Hill the oollege ls Bet
That all the Freshman, classes hear,
And most that hear it soon forget.
Thla they all with a merry mind
Hear while they sit in  the Caf and
loaf,
And   turning,   say  to  the  fellow  behind,
"Why should I?—not even a  Soph
Oets out  to  vote!"
Applications Due For
Leonard Scholarships
Applications for the Leonard Foundation Scholarships should be submitted immediately to Rev. H. R.
Trumpour of the Anglican Theological College.
Applications are restricted to sons
or daughters of members of the Canadian Engineering Institute, returned
soldiers,  teachers, or clergymen.
THE CANADIAN
CAMPUS
A Oanadlan University Press
Feature
By Norman J. Altitedter
By REUVBN FRANK
OEE WHIZ, A QWHK
For the first time slnoe Its Inauguration, this column pauses for a
story from Montreal's Sir Oeorge
Williams Oollege. It seems that a
"Qwhls" was oonduoted down Drummond St. way a while ago with an
eye to finding out what students
think . . . (If?) . . . Hitler won hands
down as "Public Nuisance No. 1", but,
and this Is quite Interesting, a strong
showing was made by qulsses. This
probably accounts for the faot that
the young Georgians conducted not
a quls but a qwhls. The pollers also
tried to find out the names of the
most popular of the men and women
students. But the results were too
varied, and with a faint de gustlbus
Qwhls, Inc., went back to his most
popular oo-ed.
OH, BABIBSt
Manitoba's Mock Parliament Is
mopping its collective brow after deciding definitely that the state should
not endorse birth control. The only
time mock parliaments ever get anywhere Is when they decide that the
state shouldn't do things lt Isn't going to do anyway. Refuting the argument that birth control would clear
slums, one debater said, "Birth control would remove the only beautiful
thing in the slums—the children."
Thla column takes no sides ln publio,
but there Is an obvious fallacy somewhere ln that statement. Since most
universities are old buildings ln old
sections of the city, they are usually
situated quite near the slum dlstriots.
Any one of you can go out today and
see how beautiful are the chUdren In
the slums, and If you think they are
(which I don't—see Steinbeck), ponder on the Inherent Wrong ot taking
them out of the slums. You would
think the kids were trees or something.
BRONZE BABY
"In the printing office of "The
Varsity", the University of Toronto
newspaper, is a cut (a lead casting
of a picture used to reproduce the
picture ln print) taken from an advertisement for lingerie which once
appeared In that newspaper. As lingerie ads usually do, lt portrayed a
beautiful young lady clad ln the advertiser's product. There Is a sheet
of paper pasted on the back of this
cut, and on lt ls written, so that all
may see, "THIS IS NOT THE
BRONZE BABY". So the freshman
reporter flrst oomes Into contact with
the most coveted trophy In Oanadlan
lnter-collegiate sports — simply because It Is coveted by the ladles.
For you who are still Ignorant, the
Baby Is emblematic of senior women's basketball championship of the
Ontario and Quebec universities. As
this ls being written, the larruping
ladles from Varsity, Western, McOlll
and Queen's will soon be bashing
eaoh other around just for the Bronze
Baby. Aa you read, It will be all over
and onoe again the Bronze Baby will
bt something that Isn't a lady In
lingerie who lives ln the cut-box of
"The Varsity."
EOOS, OMELETS AND ENOINEERS
Three cheers for the Aggies at University of British Columbia! You can
shout all you like Hurray for Captain
Spalding, and hold that line, but the
U.B.C. farmers are really something
worth cheering for. Why? Because
they beat the Engineers—ibig, bad
and bold. They took a crate of eggs,
from their own farm, and descended
upon the red-sweatered men of the
slide-rule. They had skunked the
forty beerers the day before and they
were out to do lt again. Many chicks
remained unborn as the yellow yolks
splattered the hapless brldge-buUders
and oil-drillers. Even the professors
present came ln for their share of
the barrage, and one of them had to
raise the white flag to escape. Then
came the big moment: the Aggies
seized an engineer, not fleet of foot,
and tore his red Science sweater
from his back. They hung it in their
trophy room like a scalp beside the
three suits of engineering underwear
(that's what the report says) they
had procured the day before. It was
too much. The men of the set-square
grovelled in the dust, wept into their
forty beers and sued for peace. And
from this year onward, the anniver,-
sary of the Aggie triumph will be a
day of sackcloth and ashes for the
engineers. So shout, chillun, sing
Hallelujah!   It's   the   U.B.C.   Aggies— |
— Classified—
Varsity Christian Union will meet In
Arts 80S at 13.45 Friday to hear an
address by Rev. A. Barker, OJD. The
speaker Is a former Superintendent
of Indian Missionary aotlvltlss in
B.O. AU Interested students are welcome.
Engineering Institute ef Canada will
meet Maroh 11, ln the York Room of
the Hotel Oeorgla at 8.00 pjn. The
speaker for the evening will be
Squadron Leader L. E. Wray, R. O.
A. F. Station, Vancouver, who will
address the meeting on the subject:
"The Organisation of the Royal Oanadlan Air Force."
The Letters Olub ls accepting applications for membership from seoond
year students. Membership Is restricted to twenty students so that
all applications must be ln before
Monday, Maroh 18. Elections of new
members will be held on Maroh 19.
WANTED: Student to look after
baby afternoons or evenings. University Lodge. Phone ALma 0408-L.
LOST) Aluminum camera lens cap-
stamped ROLLEI, at Open House.
Please return to Mr. Horn's offloe.
The Newman Olub held a meeting on
Wednesday, March 6, the chief business being the eleotion of the olub
officers. The following were elected:
Charles Nash, president; Marlon
Murphy, vice-president; Betty Hughes, recording secretary; Joan Oostello,
corresponding secretary; Paul Frost,
treasurer.
The Social Problems Club will hold a
week-end camp at White Rook, Maroh
0-10, with the theme, "The Democratic Oampus". Total oost will be
$1.78 for eaoh person.
LOST: Fraternity pin somewhere on
campus Tuesday. Please return to
Mr. Horn's office. O. A. Maclean.
FOUND: A brown leather key case,
containing four keys, left on desk ln
Science S01. Loser can have same by
applying to the girl with the lovely
voice  in,  oddly  enough,  Science 301.
Film Sooiety members note that there
will be no showing of the film scheduled Monday night in the Auditorium.
Lost—A black Waterman's pen In
the caf. Finder please return to Mr.
Horn's office.
Transportation' wanted from 3396 W.
ISth Ave., or /vicinity. Phone Shirley
Hollenberg, BAy. B831M.
Rah! Rah I /Rah I
SUCH SWEET SORROW
And so *ve oome to the end of the
last edition of The Oanadlan Oampus. Always something different,
something new. May I say that this
little weekly visit has been pleasant,
and I have .greatly enjoyed the opportunity o.UJP. has afforded me of
dropping In on you for a cup of tea
and a lettle bit of inconsequential
chatter. Perhaps you, too, beUeve, as
I believe, that It's the Inconsequential that mattera. Let the Initials
storm and the student leaders rage,
a good gag is worth a thousand organizations. Stop crying, Frank,
you're getting your shirt wet. So long,
everybody. ... So long. . . .
Fraternity and Sorority
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THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, March 8, 1940
Badminton
Shuttlert Snag
District Title
For Fint Time
This seems to be the week for
little-recognized clubs to upset
the dope cart and come through
with a championship. Latest
giant-killer on the Campus is the
badminton club who climaxed a
successful season by trouncing
Vanoouver Clubbers 6-4 last Monday
to oop the Vanoouver and District
League title, for the first time ln
Varsity history.
The team boasts of a fine record
this year with only one defeat to
mar their record. They dropped a
close 7-0 oall to Hill Club. The team
includes: Janet Fleok, Jaokie MoLeod, Joan Morris, Jean Eokhardt,
Dave Waddell, Stu Burris, Ken McBride, and Mike McOulre.
The Club Championships terminated successfully last week with
all but the Ladles Singles run off.
Jean Eokhardt, who la, at preaent,
In Winnipeg, where she knocked
off Mrs. Peradeau, seeded 4th
In the Canadian Championship
matohes, la slated to meet Ruth
Seldon for the bauble, a battle that
ahould prove Interesting.
FINAL RESULTS
Dave Waddell defended his men's
title from the threats of Stu Burris, winning 18-17 and 15-12, and then
teamed up with Jaokie MoLeod to
take the mixed doubles with a three
set viotory over Joan Morris and
Stu Burris. Jean Eokhardt and Joan
Morris took the woman's title with
a 18-7, 18-9 win from Ruth Seldon
and Janet Fleck, while Stu Burris
and Ken McBride were upsetting
title holders Waddell and McOulre
In the men's doubles 16-12, 10-10,
10-10.
The Varsity second team have also
had a successful season, and are
now resting comfortably in third
place in their loop. Members df the
team are: Denny Thompson, Ken
McDonald, Hugh Hall, Pat Leslie,
Barrle Sleigh, Jack Carlisle, Al
Clemena, Ann Clemens, Bev Johnson, Mary Farrell, and Bev Mathew.
LOST t A flying helmet trom Bomber
over University last Wednesday. Will
Under please return to Mr. Horn's
office? Urgently needed.
Senior Bee Cagers Cop
Lower Mainland Crown
With Bi9 48-31 Win
The hot-and-cold Senior Bees were hot on Wednesday. Thoy
copped the Lower Mainland and Interior Championship by downing Chilliwack at the country town by 48-31 in the rubber game
of the three game series.
Although Chilliwack took the flrst game easily and many of
the farmers had already bought their tickets for the Powell River
Jaunt for the finals, Varsity fought with their backs to the wall
on Saturday nnd Wednesday to stay in the running for the B.C.
Championship. m 	
The student team seemed"
doomed early in the game. They
were down 12-10 at the quarter
and down 21-16 ot the half. But
after the Willoughby-pep-talk ot
the breather, they come back
und countered six quick points
to take the lead. By the third
quarter they were ahead 31-27.
Call in at the
VARSITY
BOOKSHOP
A large selection of University
Books on hand.
4521 W. 10th Ave.
(Where the bus stops)
THE NEAREST BANK IS
The Canadian
BANK OF
COMMERCE
Tenth and Sasamat Branoh  '
A general bank business
is transacted and aooounts
of the faoulty and students
of the University of British
Columbia   are   welcomed.
BANKERS  TO   THE
ALMA MATER
SOCIETY
0. R, Myers, Manager
KILLJOYS
Chllllwaek came back with their
late inning power play In the laat
canto but Ted Pallas and Harvey
Rees squelched that with interceptions and long passes to young Jaok
Wyard. In the last stansa the oollege boys lengthened their lead to
17 points outscorlng the home team
17-4 to set the farmers an inglorious
defeat.
Lefty  Barton, Jack  Wyard  and
Harvey Rees were all hot In that
hectic  second  quarter.  To an  unbiased    spectator,    the    last    two
quarters were Indeed frantic. But
to the Chllllwaokles It was boring.
Their  cheers  echoed   through  the
gym at the opening but after Varsity took the lead you could hear
Josephine   Olotz,   who   sat   In   the
back   corner  of   the   gallery,   blow
her nose.
With one handers from behind his
back    and    over    his    head,    Harvey
Rees  accounted  for  11  tallies.  Lefty
Barton accounted for 13 points with
his over-head shot.
Dlmltrle Elefthery was worse than
useless as a group of kibitzers chose
him as a goat and worried him until
he left the floor with his nerves In
ribbons   trailing   behind   him.
OO SOUR
It    was    Evans    and    Berry    who
started off in a big way for the Valleys but when Varsity were winning
they    were    ineffective    and    Shaw,
Weeks and Taylor carried  the final
rallies whloh were thrown for a loss
by Barton,  Young and Mensles.
So far, the Varsity bees have always been hot In the pinches and
cold    when    things    don't    count.
Coach  Art  Wllloughby'a headache
la  becoming   acute  aa  he  worries
about  the  team's  temperature  on
Saturday night when the bees will
travel to Powell  River for a sudden death tilt for the coaat title.
The students have a habit of dropping first games but  that just  cannot be at Powell  River.
If Varsity wins on Saturday, they
will play Port Albernl at Albernl for
the B.C. Championship next weekend.
Nineteen Grid Men
Chosen To Receive
Gold Footballs
The parents of nineteen proud
Canadian Football players are going
to have to dig down deep in the old
pocket and buy their favorite son one
of those "graduation watches" ahead
of time this year, so that sonny boy
can flaunt a gold football across his
manly chest ta years to come.
Yes, Anally, and at last, the arrival of twenty-two gold footballs
has been announced, and will now
be the object of charm bracelet
hunters on the Campus. Commemorating the unbeaten, untied, three-
cup-wlnnlng squad of 1939, the
footballs will be given to Coaches
Maury Van Vllet and Neil Watson,
Manager Orant Doneganl, the
twelve    re-wlnners   of    Big   Blocks,
Crucial Tilts
For Ruggermen
Tomorrow
Saturday brings up a very Important match for the Varsity "A" squad
as they meet Ex-Britannia ln the
final game of the season. Tied at
present with the Meralomas at the
top of the rugger heap, the studenta
must win this game to stay ln the
running for the Miller Oup. If the
Campusmen lose and the Meralomas
either win or tie, It's "coltalns" for
the students..
If they win and the Meralomas
lose or tie, the Miller silverware ls
cinched to remain ln the dusty archives of King John's domain. If
both of these outfits register wins,
there will have to be a special playoff
game to decide which one will acquire the coveted wassail mug.
(Slip   the   Sherry   to   me,   Mary)
LINE-UP UNKNOWN
As yet, the line-up for Saturday's
game is undetermined, but it is assumed that the same team which
tackled the Vancouver Rep last week
• and did a very good Job of it too)
will be the one to take on the Ex-
High School lads tomorrow. The
game ls at three o'clock at the Stadium.
The Engineer's are also facing a
Crucial match this week-end as
they take on the Rowing Club Seconds on the Varsity Upper Field.
The Rowera have complied a total
of eleven pointa so far this aeaaon,
while the Redskins have amassed
twelve,
CRUCIAL OAME
The Science must win or draw tomorrow to take away the honors ln
their own League. The Rowers are
the boys who have been bothering the
Slipstlckers all season, and this is
one tilt that they do desire to win,
both for their own satisfaction and
for the trophy that goes with It.
The Frosh wind up their season
with a game against the Arts Club at
two thirty at Douglas Park. The
teams are about evenly matched at
present, and the Frosh will again
make a valiant attempt to drag
themselves up from the quagmire of
defeat into which they sank at the
start of the season, and from which
they so far have been unable to lift
themselves. —WATT.
AIR FARCE
The Air Force Is back again!
As usual the Fliers are looking
for trouble. It seems that they
have acquired a new boxing
ring and plenty of flrst class
equipment, and they have hurled a challenge at the Blue and
Oold boxing olub. So a boxing
night looms In the near future,
with enough competitors for a
real night's slugfest.
and the seven new winners on the
team.
In previous years, it had been the
custom to give University athletes
gold awards only if they won Dominion championships, but since the
gridders won the Western Intercollegiate Title, and no further competition was open, lt was decided to let
previous practice go by the board.
VARSITY DAIRY LUNCH
Trimble at Tenth
GREETINGS! GALS AND BOYS OF SPRING SESSION!
"OO   OET   "EM VARSITY"
Track Meet
Trackmen Clat
With Prepttert
On Wednesday
The long dormant Track Club
emerges for its flrst glimpse at
glory this year when it tangles
with an All-Star High School
team, next Wednesday, March
13, ot the Stadium.
This will be the flrst available
opportunity for Varsity students
to see their cinder pounders in action,
find as the meet will be ln the way
of trials for the Hill Military competitions later in the month, the
Collegians will, In no way, pull their
punches against the prepsters.
Under the tutelage of Maury Van
Vliet, and the managerial eye ot
Eddie Cox, the spiked shoemen have
grouped together one of the flashiest
rosters ever to grace the green of
the Stadium.
INTERNAL STRIFE
One of the features of the meet on
Wednesday will be not so muoh the
actual rivalry between the two aggregations but rather Internal competitions for that coveted trip to
Portland on March 29.
For instance, Sophomore Lionel
Fournler, Alberta flash, who established himself as a "comer" last year,
will   run  Into  serious  competition
when   he   and   Norm   Armstrong,
freahman And, tangle In the Jump
contests.
Armstrong     smashed     the     Inter-
High high Jump mark last year with
a  brilliant leap of 6 ft.  1  Inch,  and
will push Fournler to the limit.
Distance runner, and for years
king of the mile, Ward DeBeck will
encounter stiff competition when he
runs against Bill Swinton, another
flrst year man, who established himself as a definite threat by his running In the historic Arts '20 race last
week.
In the quarter mile field, too, there
Is a wealth of material with Alan
Gardiner, and Doug. Alexander getting  the  edge.
BIO TIME
This Hill Military scheduled for
the end of the month Is the bait
that has been dangling in front of
the cinder men all year. The most
iamous of all Coast Track Meets,
the Indoor competitions to be held
in Portland's spacious Colllsium, attracts many of the country's leading
stars.
Scheduled    to    run   against    De
Beck In the mile race down there
Is the  world   famous  Olenn  Cunningham, the tireless Kansas man,
with heavy opposition ln the peraon  of  Chuck  Fenske  also  toeing
the starting mark.
Next  Wednesday,  then,  under  the
Pass System (which is not a racket,
thank you,  F.O.C.)  the High  School-
Varsity Meet.
Farmers Forge Ahead
In Mural Competition;
Frosh Threaten
Who can overtake the Aggys? The
Farmers with the newly acquired
confidence are sitting pretty these
days, as they are rather safely out in
front in the Interclass struggle. As
a matter of fact, the high flying
stubble hoppers are seriously considering taking possession of the Governor's Trophy now, since it is seemingly 'all sewed up".
FROSH  FIOHT
But there is a gang of Fighting
Frosh, now back in third place, behind the ever pressing Anglicans,
who are out after the Aggy's scalps.
Today's battle between Arts 43 and
Science 43 in basketball may put the
blood-thirsty Frosh further ahead in
the Important tourney.
Although the Theologs have been
pressing all year, and are at present   holding   down   the   'show'  spot,
things look  a  bit on  the dark side
for them, as their downfall In the
current  basketball series, will prove
quite a set-back.
Missing trom now on In the interclass  struggle  are   the  colorful  Eddy
gang,  who are away from  the Campus,    trying    their    hand    at    school
teaching.
Co*Ed Sports
—By Oerry Armstrong
Flash 1 On Wednesday Jean Eokhardt won from an Easterner in the
second round of the Dominion Badminton Tournament at Winnipeg.
ALL STARS
Reliable sources reveal that no
fewer than six Varsity girls have
been chosen for the Women's AU
Star and Rep teams. On the All Star
team, the team likely to play any
touring teams—perhaps California,
are goalie Helen Matheson and right
wing Oerry Armstrong. Right inner
Myrne Nevlson and fullback Hortense
Warne will play on the Ladies Rep
team, whose game with the High
School Rep ls an annual event.
Playing on a second Rep team are
Pauline Soott and Elisabeth Norle.
At last the day of the basketball
free shoot has arrived! The big contest ls scheduled for Monday noon.
Points will be awarded to individuals
and classes. Class reps—be sure your
class ls represented and send as many
competitors as possible.
KEEP THE CAF CLEAN
HOW'S THE
WEATHER?
British Columbia has a
brand of weather all Ita own-
putting special demands on
the gasoline you use In your
oar.
Home Oas la made right
here in B.C. by a 100% British
Columbia Company to meet
the particular requirements of
this climate. To ensure top
performance from the engine
In your car all the year round
ask for
HOME GAS
"You Can  Buy No Better"
A COUPLE OF KIDS homework ... and correct
lighting to make the task so much easier. 20-30
foot candles of light are needed for ordinary study
work, 50 100 for fine work. Have your home lighting
measured scientifically by light  meter.    SEy. 5151.

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