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 •    ALL LECTURES AND       PUBLISHED TWICE WEEKLY BY THE PUBLICATIONS BOARD OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Dr. Mott
Visitor
Saturday
LABS, will be cancelled yoL. XXIV
on Saturday morning from -__■----■--__■.
10:30 to 11:30 so that Dr.
John R. Mott, distinguished
guest of the Interchurch
Conference on World Missions, will be able to address
the faculty and students in
the Auditorium.
VANCOUVER, B. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1941
No. 8
Following this, a Student Conference with Dr. Mott will be held
at 11 a.m. Subject of this dls-
cuslon will be "Consideration of
Life Investment ln the Light of
World   Conditions."
Dr. Mott, who has devoted hla
life to projects and .-Rovements of
world-wide concern, was the founder of the World Student Christian Federation and ha3 been its
leader for thirty-three years,
However, a few years ago, Dr.
Mott resigned all executive relation to the various student movements that he might concentrate-
on furthering certain large projects in the realm of International,
inter-racial, and Inter-denomin-
atlonal   co-operation.
Dr. Mott has produced fifteen
books and scores of other publications dealing wittf lcfigious,
ethical, and educational problems
nnd for many years wa3 editor oi
the Student World.
In accepting responsibilities near
and far, he hao visited over seventy different countries. He has
been brought into personal contact with many rulers and heads
of these countries and has received   meny   decorations.
Artsmen
Elections
Apathetic
• TYPICAL OF THE
SPIRIT that has shown
through in past years Arts-
men have once again stayed
away from their annual elections en masse. The first
time prexy Chuck McNeely
called the men of culture
into assembly, to elect their
class representatives, no one
turned up.
On Wednesday President McNeely called another election and
31 Sophs turned out for their
clas.s while 19 Juniors answered
the  call.
McNeely made this statement.
"I would like to say that the spirit
of the Artsmen, on this campus,
is rotten. When Science and Aggie
have elections, they turn out en-
masse and show some real enthusiasm".
These are the newly elected
Sophomore officers: Pres., Dave
Housser; Vlce-Pres., Penny Runkle; Sec.-Treos., A. McBain; Men's;
Athletic Rep., H. Rhodes; Women's
Athletic Rep., E. Morton; Dr. R.
Hull was elected honorary president.
The results of the Junior elections were as follows: Pres., H.
Richie; vlce-pres., B. Harvey; sec-
treas., M. Lister; Men's Athletic
Rep., K. Macgowan; Women's
Athletic Rep., H. Brandt; Dr. A.
W.   Currle,   honorary   president.
Senate Authorizes Air
Training For Undergrads
Trainees
RUSHING TECHNIQUE
ve
Credits
• THE UNIVERSITY
SENATE Wednesday
night approved the recommendation that the University of British Columbia
participate in the proposed
government Air Training
Plan and authorized the
granting of a maximum of
three credits to students
completing the course, such
credit to be allocated by the
Faculty concerned.
This was announced after the
Senate had studied Information
concerning the Air Training Plan
for Universities recently received
from the Department of National
Defence for  Air,  Ottawa,
Briefly It Is proposed that the
Universities should provide the
entire course of Instruction of the
Initial Training School of the
R.C.A.F. and thus enable students
to join the R.C.A.F. at the end of
the course to short-circuit this
training.
MUST JOIN R.C.A.F.
The course will be open to students who have completed at
least one year of compulsory military training, who have given an
undertaking to join the R.C.A.F
at the end of the University session, and have passed the required
medical  examination.
The course will constat largely
of Mathematics and Navigation
and will call for about 112 hours
of work during the.session with
a two weeks Air Training Course
at the University pfR3 the two
weeks' camp will be recognized
as fulfilling the requirements of
the National Resources Mobilization Act.
Homecoming
Photograph
Contest
The Camera Club announces a
photography contest to be held
during   Homecoming   celebrations.
The contest rules limit each ex-
hlblter to a maximum of four
prints which must be mounted on
a mount no smaller than 5x7
inches. A fee of 10c for the first
print and 5c for each extra print
submitted Is required. Prints will
be judged on theme, pictorial
quality,   and   technical   quality.
Final date for entries is November 15. Further details will appear in the next Issue of tho
Ubyssey.
Mawdsley Asks Girls Fill
a*-'
Out Employment Forms
•     "BUTTERCUP ENTERPRISES LTD." is the name given
to the employment service that Dean Dorothy Mawdsley
has inaugurated for girls who wish to tend children in the
evenings during the university term.
At   present   supply   and   demand
Is about equal, but Dean Mawdsley is afraid there is going to be
a shortage of girls if many more
phone   calls   come   in.
The work is not difficult, and
girls are able to study or knit
during the evening. The charge
is 50 cents until midnight, and 25
cents an hour afterwards, and
transportation or a room for the
night.
Because there Is a shortage of
nursemaids    caused    by    the    'war,
girls can in this way assist the
war effort and at the same ;ime
earn a little pin-money.
Dean Mawdsley urges all girls
who were working this summer
to come into her office and fill
out forms stating the kind of
work they were doing, what
salary they received, and other
particulars. This information is
to be tabulated for reference next
spring when Dean Mawdsley
hopes to start an employment bureau  for  summer  work.
RUSHEES—Fraternity rushing, that awesome period in
a man's life when every frat man becomes a "good time
Charlie" climaxes Saturday when the eleven Greek organizations on the campus stage simultaneous banquets.
Pictured above, two rushees have been backed into a
neutral corner by determined frat men who apply the time-
worn technique: "Appeal to the intellect".
Blood Donor Campaign
Will Commence This Week
•     PRESENT-DAY   METHODS   of   collecting   and   storing
of blood will be outlined at an open meeting to be held
at noon, next Monday, October 20, in Arts  100,  under the
auspices of the Junior Board of Trade.
Apparatus used In the process
wlll be demonstrated at the meeting, according to Dr. C. E. Dolman,
Head of the Department of Bacteriology and Preventative Medicine, who is entrusted with tho
charge of "blood banks" obtained
from   donors   In   this   province.
"I should like to make it clear",
said Dr. Dolman, "that no direct
appeal for donors will be made at,
this meeting. In our desire to acquaint students more fully with
work being done In this regard,
we arc Inviting all who are Interested, both students and faculty
members, to be present at this
talk."
Dr. Dolman explained that present plans provide for the establishment of a "donor's box" on
the campus, into .vhich any male
student willing to make blood
donation may drop his name, on
cards  supplied  for the  purpose.
Only donations from men, it is
stated, will at present be accepted.
It Is hoped, however, that the services   of   women   may   be   utilized
in   other   capacities   in   respect   to
this   service.
"There Is no desire on our part
to introduce coercion" said Dr.
Dolman. "This is purely a voluntary matter and every student
should be glad to make the effort.
We sincerely hope that a large
percentage of students will volunteer."
Book Exchange
Postpones Pay
For One Week
e OWING TO THE HOMECOMING FESTIVITIES in the coming week, the A.M.S. office staff
is unable to handle the mass of
work necessary for the transfer of
the money to be paid for book;-.
THEREFORE: The date for thn
paying off of the Cash Vouchers
has had to be changed from Monday, Oct. 20, to Monday. Oct. 27.
I.R.C. Hears
Lecture On
Propaganda
e AN INFORMAL TALK by Dr.
D. H. Russell, of the Department of Education, on "Tlie Fine
Art of Propaganda" featured the
flist meeting of the International
Relations Club, held at the home
of Dr. Soward Wednesday evening.
Dr. Russell stressed the fact that
it Is; especially Important at the
present time, that everyone should
realize what propaganda Is, and
should be able to recognize it
when   it   Is  applied,
"The people should be given the
trut'i, or they will seek elsewhere
for Information, often from enemy   sources,"   ho   pointed   out.
Senate
Autumn
Awards
• AT THE UNIVERSITY
THIS YEAR are many
winners of awards recommended by the Joint Committee on Prizes and Scholarships and approved by
Chairman of the Senate. Following is a list of awards and
winners as released by Senate Thursday.
UNIVERSITY   ENTRANCE:
Royal Institution Scholarship
(District 2), relinquished by May
S. Johnston, awarded by reversion to and relinquished by Shirley M> Donahue, awarded by reversion to and relinquished by
Charles D. Shelley, awarded by
reversion to Eleanor  H.  Bryant.
University General Fund, (District 5), relinquished by Earle D.
Harper, awarded by reversion to
T.  Harvey  Edwards.
SENIOR   MATRICULATION:
University General Fund, relinquished by Joan Dilworth, awarded by reversion and relinquished
by Neena McClement, awarded by
reversion equally to H. B. Dlmock
ond Roberta W. Carsell (relinquished  by  H.  B.  Dlmock).
UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
AND BURSARY
The Standard Oil Company of
British Columbia Limited Scholarship, relinquished by Howard Hip-
kin, B.A., awarded by reversion
to J. L. Keays, B.A., B.A.Sc.
The Inter-Sorority Alumna.
Club Bursary, awarded equally to
Nancy Bruce, B.A., and Ruth Wilson, B.A.
The Frances Milburn Bursary
(Vancouver P. E. O. Sisterhood)
awarded to Rosamond Russell.
The American Woman's Club
Bursary, awarded to Elspeth
Munro. 	
The Mildred Brock Memorial
Bursary, awarded to Mary Henderson, B.A.
The Faculty Women's Club Bursary, awarded to Juanlta Wood.
The Lady Laurler Club Bursary,
awarded to Theodora Combolos,
B.A.
The Alumni Association Bursary,
awarded to Dorothea Sweeny.
The Alliance Francais Bursary,
awarded to  Daniel  P   Tatrori.
David Thorn Bur-,.i'-y, awarded
to  Ronald   Rupert   Heal.
David Thorn Bursary, awarded
to  Paul  A.   Buck.
David Thorn Bursary, awarded
to Nora  Neilson.
The Phll Wilson Bursary in Forestry, awarded equally to Norman
H. Boss and Chester R. Matheson.
The William MacKenzie Swan
Memorial Bursary, awarded equally to Ford Campbell Williams and
James  Alexander   Scott.
The Delta Gamma Bursary for
the Blind awarded to Edna Isabel
Beveridge.
Students
Total Less
This Year
e CONTRARY TO EXPECTATIONS, total registrations for
the 1941-42 term is less than last
year. Registration stands at 2631 as
against  last  year's  2650.
First year shows the greatest
gain of 33, with 582. The faculty
of Arts and Science with 1905 Is
less than last sesson. Increases
are hown In the total Applied
Science and Nursing registry. Agriculture shows a loss of 25. Senior
years and graduate work show
a  general decrease.
Aussie Scholars Apply
Science To War Work
From Sydney, Australia, comes a report of the •work
that all faculties of the University are contributing to the
War Effort.
Of prime Importance Is the continual flow of well-trained scientific workers that the University
i3 turning out every year to be
absorbed • into Government Research.
In the University Lobs, many
questions arising out of industrial
cr military matters are solved.
Often these problems are small In
themselves,   but   they   are   serlou.i
enough   to   hold   up   production   of
vital   war  materials.
A Drug Sub-committee of the
Association of Scientific Workers
studies the question of drugs and
the development of substitutes for
those drugs which can not be imported during the war. One of
their contributions is the preparation of an antiseptic essential for
surgery. Page Two
THE    U B
•  From  The  Editor's  Pen  »  »  »
Disorganized Arts
The lethargy and disinterest in student
affairs which has characterized the Arts
Faculty for several years now, has again
shown up this year.
A call went forth last week for elections in Arts '43 and Arts '44 and a grand
total of four Artsmen arrived. A second
attempt was made Wednesday, and similar
results were obtained.
This state of affairs would seem to indicate that "men of Culture" just don't care
to put forth any effort to organize their faculty for the advancement of the University.
But look at the crowd at class parties.
Always willing to have a lot of fun but
never willing to put forth any effort. That's
the Arts Faculty.
Now while men are sacrificing their
lives to defend the right of the free vote,
these students are showing that they have
no idea of the value of this great principle
of democracy.
Let us give them a lesson while they
can still appreciate it.
This year instead of class parties for
Arts '43 and '44 let us take the money
which would be expended on entertaining
these light-hearted loafers and 'donate it to
the cigarette funds for the soldiers overseas. Then at least it would be shown that
some university students appreciate the
things that these men are doing.
The university student of this day and
age must show that he appreciates the privilege of going to university, that he is seriously training to take a place in the postwar world. If he cannot do this then his
logical place is in the armed forces.
Faculty Forum
By Dr. J. A. Crumb
• MONEY! The pursuit of what this magic
word implies appears, on the surface at least,
to be the motivating force of our existence.
What is money, and what gives it command over all things? Many authorities of
twenty years, or even of ten years ago,
would have held the practical identity of
all forms of money with gold was the answer
to to this question; that the universal love
of the precious metal and its power to command all things in exchange permitted of
no controversy. But today the exclusive use
of money media not redeemable in gold and
and the odd spectacle of men all over
furiously digging holes in the earth to take
out hidden gold, while "Uncle Sam" digs
another hole in the Mountains of Kentucky
in which to hide it again, has upset the all
too patent explanations of the "hard money"
group.
Intellectual charity might permit one to
state that gold is still the nominal measure
of the value of our. monetary unit—the dollar—and our means of tabulating wealth in
terms of a common denominator, for our
statutes provide in effect that the dr liar
shall contain a certain amount of gold. But
to assume that every dollar's worth oi real
wealth has to have a gold dollar to represent it would be tantamount to assuming
that every mile of distance around the earth
would have to be represented by a steel
tape before we could grasp the significance
of the earth's circumference.
Now, of course, some engineer or physicist may profess the truth of this latter
statement and embark forthwith upon th©
business of manufacturing steel tape, but he
is Dean Finlayson's problem—not mine. In
any event, it should not overtax an unpretentious mentality to realize that, in its day,
gold was for the most part a symbol of
money; that notes, drafts, and bills of ex- .
change did the real work, even though gold
got all the credit. While everyone paid homage to gold, it proved a capricious master,
always absent or in hiding, in times of financial stress; never able to resolve the myth
that all real wealth could be converted into
it.
MANAGED MONEY
At the opposite extreme in the money
controversy are the "managed money" "heretics" whose most notable exponent is Professor J. M. Keynes, the outstanding monetary theorist of our generation. This group
maintains that money need have nothing
more behind it than the legal power to discharge a debt in order to give it command
over other forms of wealth. They realistically point out that cheques, drafts, and bills
of exchange, as well as bank notes, are the
means whereby the banks translate the product of land labour and capital into purchasing power; that so far as these money
media are concerned, we need look no further than the assets of the banku to determine what is behind our money.
To put it bluntly, money and the output of productive enterprise are synonymous; the banking process merely expedites
exchange by translating real values into dollars and cents, thus obviating the inconvenience of barter.
The volume of money in the form of
cheques, drafts, bills of exchange, etc., provided by the banks on the security of goods
in process of production and distribution is
much greater than the volume of exchange
media provided by the Government and the
Bank of Canada in the form of silver, fractional currency, and Bank of Canada notes.
If the private banker abuses this vital
function of providing money by granting
credit to an impoverished or unproductive
member of society, money is "Created" with
out substance to support it. The purchasing
power of legitimate holders of money is diluted and prices rise, because unsubstantiated
claims against wealth have been issued. This
is inflation.
While temporary inflation may be justified where the borrower is a potential producer, one should not fall into the error of
assuming that a loan to finance the purchase
of consumers' goods will provide its own
means of repayment. A loan to finance
goods in process of production ordinarily
will.
PAPER MONEY
The banker and monetary realist view
with grave misgivings any proposal to increase money media by government fiat or
by unsupported bank issues, even though
many well-meaning people have been carried away by the hopeful assumption that
money can create wealth; that we can support ourselves merely by printing paper
money. This queer mixture of wooley economics and bad mechanics, under the name
of "Social Credit", was originally concocted
by an Army Engineer and a Sunday School
teacher to ease the burden of provincial
debts. It was endorsed by a well-meaning
Medical Doctor in the United States and
eventually took on the aspect of a national
crusade to convince the „ Government that
Oldsters could be pensioned without taxation or anticipating saving, if the money they
received could be immediately returned to
circulation. Just now it has been seized upon by some otherwise rational people as a
solution to our problem of wrr finance and
is masquerading under the name of "National Credit". We wish the problem were
so simple but "legal" counterfeiting by the
Government or by any of its agencies can
accomplish nothing more than the supplying
of jobs for paper makers of this generation
and wall coverings for the paper hangers of
the next.
REDEMPTION NOTES
We have already diluted the purchasing
power medium with a considerable amount
of currency, silver, and fractional coins
which have little or no intrinsic value and
no redeemability. If we were to inspect a
$5 Bank of Canada note, Ave should find that
the "Bank of Canada will pay to bearer on
demand five dollars", or in effect, give him
back the same note he tendered when exercising his "redemption" privilege. Behind
this media, however, are Government bonds
and other assets of the Bank of Canada, the
validity of which depends almost wholly
upon the Government's use of taxing power
and the integrity of public finance. Behind
the Bank currency of notes, drafts, cheques,
and bills of exchange is the real and potential output of the nation without which the
King Midas Fable of Money would indeed
be true. Should either the Government officials or the bankers relax in their vigilance to maintain the underlying identity of
money and wealth, we should indeed have
just cause for grievance; for in the final analysis, the integrity of our money can be but a
reflection of the integrity and economic insight of those who provide it.
Is it too much then to conclude that our
money is based on hope and expectation;
that we create it as we toil, tnat we realize
its value as we exchange it for the toil of
others ?
• EDITOR'S NOTE—Dr. Crumb has taken a great interest in the various forms of
"odd" money and has built up a collection.
If any students who have access to forms
of unusual money would contact him he
would greatly appreciate it.
YSSEY 	
Gfij? HbgfiiKg
(MEMBER C.U.P.)
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Days and
Nights
by  JACK  MARGESON.
e STEPHEN LEACOCK once
said that if lie were going to
found a university, he would establish ?"irst of all a smoking room;
then as he got more money.he
would add a dormitory, then a
reading room and a library; and
finally perhaps, if he had any
money left, he would hire a professor or two and get some text
books, This university has had the
smoking room built last. Perl.aps
it Is too bad thet Stephen Leacock
was not among the group of men
who established this University,
because if he had been, I am sure
wo would have got the 3moklng
room long  before this.
A smoking room is Important
to a university. A men's smoking
room of course, because women
have not yet learned how to smoke
properly, and would detract from
rather than add to tho value of
the kind of smoking room under
discussion. Of course the valua
of such a room is not in the actual smoking of tobacco that Is
carried on there, but ln the talk
that  accompanies the  smoking.
• I HAVE NO DOUBT that there
will be objections to tilts
theory. "Put three or four students
in the smoking room In Brock
Hall," someone will say, "with
cigarettes or pipe tobacco handy,
and what will they talk about
that will improve their minds or
broaden their intellects?" Although the question is unanswerable, particularly so If the students referred to should be scl-
cencemen, I still maintain that a
smoking room is a necesaary part
of   a  university.
My reason? There la not nearly
enough discussion at a university
like ours. I do not mean by this,
discussion in thc lecture room or
at the Honours Class semlnor, but
discussion arising naturally among
students of all departments and
and faculties. In such talks, Ideas
from a great many dlffprent subjects are brought forward and exchanged. Thoae taking part wide.t
their own fields of knowledge ond
at the same time develop their
powers of reasoning, of observation, and of creative thought.
e THE LACK OF discussion is
partly a result of the complete
absence of dormitories. Even
though this institution is often
called the University of Vancouver by people in the interior of
tlie province,' there should be
campus residences for the small
number of students who do come
from Vancouver Island or the Interior. In dormitories there is
bound to bo discussion of the kind
we have mentioned before, and
which is so conspicuously absent
on thin campus, Some societies
endeavour to make vip for the loss,
but   In   each   of  them   thc   field   is
Friday, October 17, 1941
It's not too early to
order your Sweet
Caps NOW, for the
boys overseas, for
deliveryatChristmas.
"Whet's the mesf popster way te address an officer?"
"On a pareej of Sweel Caps I"
SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTES
Th*p*tr*tt/*rm h* which t*h**cc* tmn *• tmrnktd."
t
usually limited and well marked
out beforehand. Very few students
here are exposed to widely differing points of view. We have
.extreme leftists and extreme
rightists. In our midst, but thoy
spend all their time with peoplo
who   agree   with    them.
Students In applied science, as
they have told me themselves,
leave the world of ideas behind
them when thoy enter thot faculty. They have little or no time
for clubs or for outside reading,
and the campus discussion groups
that would actually admit them
do not appeal to them. They are
missing almost entirely one of
the most valuable advantages of
university   life.
• THE WHOLE ARGUMENT Is
a point in favour of both fraternity and co-operative houses
on tho campus, If they do not object to being classed together.
There are not usually, however,
enough argumentative or otherwise talkative students In each
house to make the discussions of
real   benefit.
To say "Canada needs leaders"
is to be trite, but there is a chance
that Canada might produce a few
outstanding men if she encouraged the use of smoking rooms in
her universities. England produced a steady stream of great
men in olmost all fields of human
activity from the common rooms
of her ancient universities at a tlmo
when they did not profess to teach
anything but a little Latin grammar or Greek poetry. It ls difficult to imagine how the use of
the smoking rooms could be encouraged In this country, the university might provide free cigarettes, or preferably pipes and pipe
tobacco; lt could encourage a number of professors, the Interesting
professors of course who can make
brilliant conversation, to spend an
hour or two in the room each day
by paying them extra mney to
work overtime.
The universities could even reduce   the   weight  of   the   heaviest
LETTERS   TO
THE EDITOR
Editor, the  Ubyssey,
Dear  Sir.
I am from the country and feel
very strange in such different surroundings. Surely it is up to the
University to make me feel at
home and one thing that would
do more towards this than anything else is to hold a Sadie Hawkins  day.
After being trained in the hills
I am very fast on my feet and
feel that this would give me in
opportunity to show some speed.
So please have a Sadie Hawkins
Day so all the nice backwoods
girls like me can have a chance
to catch some of these strong,
husky Varsity men.
Yours hopefully,
Daisy  Mae.
ED. NOTE: Personally we think
Sadie Hawkins Day is a great idea.
The event Is held on other Can-
adlan campuses with much success.
But what can we do about it?
Editor,  the  Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
What chance would we have of
collecting enough money to buy a
Spitfire from U.B.C? With t,10O
students, it would average a little
over $8.00 each. With Individual
canvassing and a lot of publicity,
I think we should be able to do
it and it might arouse a little more
spirit among the students.
(Signed DORIE MILLAR.
courses   to   allow   time   for   euch
valuable  smoking  periods.
The University cannot mix some
students and professors up ln ..
room and say, "Now have a valuable discussion," because it will
not work. It can.however, adjust
the conditions that make natural
discussions oil but  Impossible.
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starring Robert Preston,
Nancy Kelly,  Edmond
O'Brien and Harry Carey
"Father Takes  a Wife"
STRAND
Tyrone Power—Betty
Grable In
"A YANK IN THE
R.A.F."
ORPHEUM
Clark Gable, Rosalind
Russell  in
"They Met in Bombay"
also
"Adam Had Four Sons"
DOMINION Friday, October 17, 1941
•   Shopping *  •  •  With Mary Ann
THE    UBYSSEY
SINUOUS
• Page Three
e HAVE YOU ALWAYS envied
the girl that seems to be on
the go all day and yet never tires?
Ten to one the secret of her success is a pair of shoes from Raeson's Mezzanine floor, 608 Granville St. . . . If you're on your
feet a lot you'll want a pair of
their low-heeled dressy shoes . .
hand-fashioned . . . elasifcized for
greater comfort and better fit . .
a sports editor on this paper was.
worried the other day because a
couple of weeks ago he ditched
his girl friend, and the next Saturday night she had another date.
He must have patched It up or
done a lot of explaining or something 'cos everything's sunny now
. . . Patent kids, suedes . . . get a
big squishy bag in color to match
your shoes at Rae-son's Mezzanine
flor.
e WHEN THE FOOTBALL season opens next week-end with
the Homecoming game, you'H
want to be In the front row cheering for the Thunderbirds in n
lovely warm camel-hair coat from
Plant's, 564 Granville St. They
come in boxy belted and polo
styles . . . and If It's raining you'll
simply have to have a rain coat
. . . they come in cream r.nd san I
and are plaid or self-lined or un-
lincd . . . and of course the ever
popular   reversible   .   .   .   .   a  D.   G.
pledge went Sovtth American at
the Commodore last week . . she
was doing the rhumba with the
floor show demonstrator, and
when she changed partners she
was left in the middle of the floor
all alone . . . For dress-up occasions, Plant's have fur-trimmed
coats  in  various styles. .
e WHEN THE NEXT big formal
comes around, follow the lead
of your partner, and wear a white
silk scarf from Wilson's Glove
and Hosiery Shop, 595 Granville
St. . . . or throw It over your hair
so that your newly-set colffuro
won't get all messed up ... a
special communique received from
a reliable source stated that a
prominent campus sorority somewhere on a west coast campus is
very friendly with an Airforce
division from a west coast island
in the Fraser River . . . the Cabaret held last week by this sorority showed a definite prominence
of the blue uniform . . . one dark-
haired sister was doing alright
anyway ... if you're the lounging type you'll adore the olivo
green silk pyjamas we found ln
Wilson's the other day . . . they'ro
three-tone with a striped sash . .
just the thing to save for that
night you spend with the girl
friend . . . too pretty to waste In
the  privacy  of  your   own  bed.
MARY ANN
VISITS CAMPUS
Pictured above is Lilavati, exotic East Indian dancer,
current sensation of the Vancouver Folk Festival. Cosmopolitan Club members will hear her speak at their fireside
gathering, Sunday, October 19, 2:30 p.m., at the home of
Dr. Topping.
Electors' Duty    (An Editorial)
Next week, on Tuesday, October 21 to
be exact, British Columbia's populace will
elect a legislature and government to direct our affairs from the Parliament Buildings in Victoria. Hopeful politicians, most
of them, we have no doubt, sincere in the
belief that they can really help the people
of this province are putting the finishing
touches to their campaigns. All are confident
that they will be elected.
Our university has no seat in the Loupe
jiml, sa .rat« raver*l ui*J*-crsiUc*- in tb;» Old
C .i_'j. ._,. a gee J t.( ict-Et.es cf UB.C.
iluicnla Trill bo called upon to cast their
votes in their home constituencies on Tuesday.   Many of us will exercise the privilege
for the first time in our lives.
The Ubyssey's policy is to hold entirely aloof from aligning itself with any political party. Contrary to the comments of
many who sneeringly claim we only present
one-sided cases, the Ubyssey earnestly tries
to be fair and rational in giving rational accounts of campus issues. But as we are a
student paper, we confine ourselves to student activities.
We, therefore, attempt to Influence voters in a provincial election only by urging
them to get out and cast their votes in an
intelligent manner. Enouoh journalistic
election propaganda may be found in downtown papers to satisfy the most rabid political fan.
LETTERS CLUB — A special
meeting will be held on Tuesday,
October 21, beginning at 12:30 in
Arts 102. ALL members are asked
to attend. The purpose of this
meeting is the election of new
members.
LOST—New blue umbrella with
yellow bakelite handle. Please return to A.M.S. office.
LOST—Red printed cotton kerchief, last Friday. Please return
to Lucy Berton, Pub office. Urgently needed.
Put  your   dollar   down   on   1942
Totem   now—in   Pub.   Office.
C.O.T.C.
HEAD
Open   Saturday  Evening  till  S
VARSITY
STYLE SHOP
DROSSES
BLOUSES
SKIRTS
SWEATERS
HOSIERY
4435 W. 10th Ave.
ALma 0544
H. Jessie How- b.a.
PUBLIC   STENOGRAPHER
4451 West 10th Avenue
Essays and Theses Typed
The	
WHITE DOVE
ALma   1688
ONE OF THE busiest men on'
the campus today Is Llout.-Col.
G. M. Shrum, Officer Commanding the C.O.T.C, head of the Department of Physics and director
of the University Extension Department,
Born in Smithvlllle, Ontario, he
received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.
degrees at the University of Toronto.
In 1916 he went overseas as a
gunner In the University of Toronto Battery. He returned to
Canada as an N.C.O. after receiving the Military Medal at
Cambrai.
He spent five years research at
the Corning Glass Works and the
General Electric Co. in Schenectady.
In 1925 he joined the U.B.C.
staff and in 1929 saw the organization of the C.O.T.C. on the campus expand from 300 in 1939 tp
1800  in  1940.
Music, Drama
Feature Film
Society Show
e NEXT WEDNESDAY AT 11:45
the second Film Society show
will be preceded by 45 minutes
of recorded music, featuring the
orchestras of Tommy Possey, Glen
Millar, Freddy Martin, Mart Kenny and the late Hal Kemp.
"The Indians Are Coming," a
Universal film, with Tlm McCoy
and Allcno, dealing with the Call-
fornlan Gold Rush days, will be
tho first picture shown. "Pals in
Buckskins" is the title of tha first
episode  of  this  stirring  drama.
This film v.-lll be followed by
a National Film Socioty production "Air Waves" which traces
the growth of the radio from Its
early stages to the modern _tudie>
in  Radio  city.
Tne concluding picture, also a
National Film Society prodxictlon,
is entitled "Mon of the Alps."
Switzerland treated In a scenic
and geographls sense Is the subject.
SOCIAL    PROBLEMS    CLUB—
The club party will be held Saturday, at 2630 W. 7th Ave. at 8:30
p.m. Games and refreshments will
be   Included.  Everybody   welcome.
RECORDING    HOUR—At    noon
today there will be a recording
hour In the men's Smoking Room,
lt will consist of selections from
Tschalkovsky's  B.  flat Concerto.
S.P.C—The study group "Building a United Canada", will meet
In Arts 104 on Friday, October 17,
at 12:30, to discuss the platforms
of the parties in the corning Provincial   Election.
Self Denial
Day Results
Below Par
• THE SECOND SELF-DENIAL
DAY last Wednesday ended
with a net balance of $33.38, approximately $5 worse than last
week. This Is an average contribution of 1.25 cents per student.
This   decrease   may   have   been
due to the Aggies Field Day which
was  held   the   sami   daj    bu.   Oi*
donaU.aj   ».*   nil]   nol   l:l&>   tn
ough.
Although Lois Nicholson, President of the W.U.S., feels that the
drive ls fairly successful, a greater
effort can be made by those students who have not yet given
their full support to the self denial   drive.
Student
May Lose
Finger
e A FREAK ACCIDENT, sustained three weeks ago when
a horse slipped and threw him to
tho ground, may catuw Hugh
Christie, U.B.C. covlal service
student, the loss of a finger of hi3
right   hand.
Transferring a pocket - luvlfo
from a hip to a side pocket, ChrU-
tie wns caught unprepared when
his horse stumbled. The knife,
partially opened, became caught
between the first and second fingers of his right hand and almost
severed the finger in the ensuing
fall.
Doctors will bo unable to tell
whether the Incident will coit
Christie his finger until dressings
have been removed in a few clays
time.
VOC Scales
Sky Pilot
October 12
• THE VARSITY OUTDOORS
CLUB held • one of the most
eventful Thanksgiving trips In recent   years   last  week-end.
Saturday morning two boatloads
of hikers travelled to Brittania
Beach end were hauled up the
mountainside to the townsite In
a cable car, preparatory to climbing   Mount  Sky   Pilot. '
At 9 p.m. the long line started
up the climb and arrived at tho
base camp by midnight In a pouring rain.
Sunday morning the tortuous
climb up Mount Pilot commenced
and the group reached the snow
line at noon. From the ledge at
the top of the mountain an experienced group went further and
scaled the summit ln a blindln**
snowstorm, led by President Sandy
Buckland.
Monday, various groups climbed
neighboring moutalns and the
party left for the boat late that
afternoon.
With one boat towing another
t**K-   *-|J-«r*"   Proved   ln   Vrncouvnr
U«;IV*n uIiiii   »n_*_ tn 1N am
•ficir in. u<*,>- -I*. ~- i_WT..p_C-
and created a small uisturouuce
on homeward bound street car3.
The purpose of the hike Is to
test embryo climbers who wish
to   join   the   organization.
Put your dollar down on 1942
Totem   now—In   Pub.   Office.
Phrateres
Hill Billies
Hilarious
• THE HILL BILLY PARTY
sponsored by the Phrateres,
held at the Masonic Hall on
Wednesday night, proved to be a
hilarious  affair.
The girls wore pigtails, gingham
dresses and sunbonnets. The men
arrived in red flannel shlrVi heavy
boots, patched pants and felt hats.
Some of the "male" members even sported whiskers and moustaches. One smoked her corncob
pipe  all evening.
Peggy Moyles led the hill billies
In singing western songs, accompanied by Frances White on the
piano. An Ozark touch was given
by the square dances and polkas
which left the group breathless. In
spite of heavy boots and other encumbrances the "mountaineers"
strutted in the conga line. Hot
dogs, coca cola, and apples were
served   as   refreshments.
Put your dollar down on 1942
Totem   now—in   Pub.   Office.
AUDITORIUM
MONDAY  OCT  20th
Clip this ad. Its worth 20c. This ad
plus 90c entitles you to regular 91.10
admission if presented at the T. Eaton
Co.  at  526 GRANVILLE STREET.
FIRBANKS LTD.:
JEWELERS   —   SILVERSMITHS   —   OPTICIANS
Corner Seymour and Dtinsmuir Opp. Bus Terminal
DINE
AND DANCE
AT
HOTEL VANCOUVER
Within the lawl
In the town of Chelton, England, it is the law to wear a Chelton Beret
.... and woe betide the careless citizen who disobeys! That's the
truth, s'help me! But'of course, no one ever goes to gaol, because Chel-
tonians cherish their fine felt lids. They know that to own a Chelton
is to own a million hats. A few for instances . . . wear it as is ... .
or take advantage of its squashability and punch the crown down to
suit—Pork-pie-llke . . . deck it out with a feather or 3 . . . gussy it
up with some minor fur trappings. Or for your truly hepped-up evenings, why not dangle a dingus of net down the back—Foreign Legion-ish.
Cheltons come in all sizes in the most scrumptious mellow blends.
Bright hues as well.   2.9S at the BAY.
Millinery, Third Floor
INCORPORATIO    2-">   MAV   I87Q Page Four
THE    UBYSSEY
Hitchings
Scours Campus
For Soccerites
• CHARLIE HITCHINGS,
soccer coach, after viewing unhappily a meagre turnout of about 12 men at Wednesday's practice, is now
patrolling the campus in
search of most of last year's
block winners in that sport
as well as for several new
men reported on the campus.
It .Teems that last season's heros
are not rallying to the cause. Few
of last season's regulars including
Fred Sasaki, Stu Roach, Laurie
Young, Dennis Leong, Doug and
Stu Todd, George Campbell, Walt
Green, George Smith, Don McLean, George North, Jim Morten,
and Roy Hamilton, have as yet
made   their   appearance.
Hitchings Is also on the lookout
for Dave Thompson, a former
Kerrisdale flash, and Quan Louie,
Chinese Student slicker, both of
whom are registered at U.B.C. this
fall.
Among the newcomers that
have shown up, Bill Walker, Bob
Shewen, Mel Oughton, J. Thlcke,
W. Jones, and A. Turner, are all
objects of admiring glances from
soccer officials.
Today at noon, Dr. O. J. Todd
will give a pep talk to all the
boys at a meeting of roundball
enthusiasts In the Men's Club
Room of Brock Hall.
• THE GOLF CLUB executive
wishes to announce that because of the bad weather the deadline for qualifying round cards)
for the University championship
has been extended at least until
Monday.
We Three
Doug, Brud, Don
e ON IHE LEFT Is Pedlow, who
has cleared up his academic
standing so that he will be ready
to don strip when needed this
year.
• ON THE RIGHT Is another  of
the old guard, Brud Matheson who now awaits repair of ari
injured  finger.
• BELOW is Don Livingstone,
who passed up last season and
who, rumour has it, la thinking
of returning to the Senior A squad
this  season.
Ski Cluh
Plans Plank
Intramurals
•    THE SKI CLUB is planning a
full   round    of    activities    thl3
season, snow or no snow.
Plans have been made for several inter mural meets among
enthusiasts on the campus who
have the spirit to get out and join
the club. Arrangements also havo
been completed for Varsity teams
to compete in some of the local
ski meets.
Big news, however, for the
plankers this year, Is the prospect
that one or two trips will be made
to Mount Baker, and a big meet
will be held with the College ot
Puget  Sound.
All those interested should get
in touch with either Ernie Mason
or Stan Burke. These two executives of tho club are also In
charge of sleeping accomodations
on   Seymour   Hill.
Beginners need not fear to turn
out. Instructions are to be given
to  those new  in  the  game.
A   meeting   is   being   held   today
I FT
at  12:30 in  Arts  106.
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—SPENCER.
Put   your   dollar   down   on   1042
Totem   now—in   Pub.   Office.
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VARSITY  SERVICE
STATION
AT THE GATES
'Our' Service Means
Happy   Motoring"
Shuttlers
Again Enter
Local League
• THE EXECUTIVE of the badminton club has again decided
to enter two teams In the Vancouver and District Badminton
League. The club will enter in
the 'B" ancl 'D" leagues. They
will be picked before Nov. 1, as
tlie leagues open about that date.
Two freshmen who seem to
stand out in playing this year are
Al   Gillespie   and   Walter   Knottes.
Co-Ed Sports
BY SHERRY TERRY
• LOITERERS out on the archery range these days should
find many young bow and arrow
aspirants alml •_, determinedly at
the elusive target. Why this unusual enthusiasm? The Inter-
Collegiate Archery Tournament,
sponsored by University of Western Ontario occurs the first week
of November. Three times since
the meet began, the "Blue and
Gold" has attained the top scores.
Since stars like Jean Merideth
and Emily Fraser have left our
campus, we are depending on such
good shots as Helen Brandt, Penny Runkle and Mary Boyd who
may comprise 3 of the 8 players
needed  for   the   tcam.
For   Men   Only
BY HARRY FRANKLIN
• IN AN EFFORT to rejuvenate
the ailing Intramural programme that disintergrated last
year with tho advent of noon hour
military lectures, M. L. Van Vliet
has issued the following statement:
"Unless we get some good athletic reps to handle each individual squad., we're not going to
have a very successful year In
Intramural sports. Each rep should
bo capable of dragging his men to
the games, hog-lie them, if necessary. We shouldn't have to resort
to  belligerent  methods."
"To get this organised once and
for all I'm asking the following
men to report to me Friday noon
hour. They are Doug Pedlow, Hans
Swinton and Art Barton, Arts:
Campbell Williams, Al Narod, BUI
Johnson and  Jim  Scott,  Science."
Van Vliet re-emphaslzed the
fact that the current lackadaisical
attitude will continue unless some
new punch goes Into the programme.
Aggies, led by Sandy Hay of
casaba fame, tangle with the
strong Arts '44 outfit in quarter
final match today noon In Gymnasium. Another feature on the
twin bill pits Arts '45 against Arts
'42  in the   fUst  round.
• LOCKER   ROOM:
Overheard some of the football
minded Varsity men referring to
M. L. Van Vllet as the "Bill,
Stern' of Canada. His mellow
voice is heard frequently broadcasting Vancouver Grizzlies football games from Athletic Park .. .
Also that Maury has a few openings in his Tuesday-Friday noon
golf class for beginners . . . Local
Varsity Ilnkmon who have played
the game are r.ot especially urged
to take the class . . . Primarily for
beginners.
Here Is the outlined plan as proposed by M. L. Van Vliet: 1. Free
instruction. 2. Special outside lectures. 3. Indoor practices. 4. And
a low rate fee on University golf
links ... To put it mildly this Is
an opportunity for U.B.C. men to
get a fifty buck course for nothing!
Buck and Wing
e  MAC BUCK, Junior Member of
Council, who plays line for the
Grlders  as  well  as helping  to  arrange  their  games.
e   BUD   FAIRGRIEVE.   who    last
year   was   a   freshman   star   in
the   backfleld   until   winged   with
Injuries  and  forced  to   tho   bench.
  Friday, October 17, 1941
Hoop Champs Prep
For Nov. 1 Start
BY CHUCK CLARIDGE
•    UNDER THE WATCHFUL  EYE  of acting coach  Ted
Pallas, more than twenty players turned out for the initial
Senior A basketball practice last Tuesday at 5:30.
Mr. M. L. Van Vllet will not be ^^^^^^mmm————^_*mm——————m
able to take over the team until
he ts through with the Canadian
football squad after Homecoming.
At a meeting of the executive
of the Senior City League last
week to draw up the schedule for
the coming season, it was announced that the Blue and Gold would
play their first game at the VAC
gym on Nov. 1 at 9 o'clock, versus
Shores. This leaves only two
weeks in which the team Is to be
chosen and whipped into shape.
DIG1TY INJURY
Lefty Barton, Sandy Hay and
Lynn Sully were the sole remainders of last year's championship
squad that were present at tho
first official workout. Brud Matheson will be available for duty
again as soon as the broken thumb
he is nursing heals completely.
Brud ran Into a stiff check playing lacrosse this summer and it
was not until several days later
thut he found out the extent of
his injury.
Doug Pedlow will also likely bo
in there when the season opens.
Doug attended summer school and
picked up enough units to make
himself   eligible   again.
Others at the practice were
Harry Kermode, Al Dean, Art
Johnson and Jack Cunningham,
from the last year's Frosh aggregation.    Harry  Franklin,   a  flashy
MEN'S
INTRAMURALS
TODAY'S GAMES
VOLLEYBALL
Arts '44 vs. Aggies
Arts   '45 vs.  Arts  '42
player from California, Henry
Mottishaw, Pat Flynn's running
mate at Port Alberni three seasons back, and Walt Julian who
last year started for New Westminster's  Ex-Tech.
SMALLER LEAGUE
The Senior A league this season has dropped from six to four
teams, ell of high calibre. Angelus, New Westminster Adanacs
and Maple Leafs are now defunct
and In their place is a new comer
being sponsored by Shores Jewellers. This team Is composed of
such well known hoopers as Jack
Ross, Jim Bardsley, Al Beaton and
Art McLachlanancl bids fair to be
a strong squad. Tookes and Stacy's
will lineup just about the samo
as Ipst  season.
MINOR BALL
On Wednesday last at 6:30 a
disappointing turnout marked tho
first Senior B and Intermediate A
practice. Players who hope to
make either of these tearm, especially freshmen, should make
note of the fact that the league
opens on October 21., which happens to be next Tuesday. Practice
dates are marked on the schedule
in the gym and all interested
-should make note of Ihcm and be
on hand.
ENGLISH RUGBY
Frosh vs. Science.
COMING UP
• WATCH next Friday
for the special Homecoming Issue of the Ubyssey
with a super special Sports
Page highlighting the great
football tilt, Varsity Thunderbirds versus Vancouver
Grizzlies, v/hich will b e
fought out on Saturday, October 25, before the proud
assembly of Grads and Undergrads.
i
HOWtlE-
CA.S
THE TIME HAS  COME
THE WALRUS SAID
TO TALK OF MANY
THINGS	
Of wrist pins slaps . . . transmission groans ... of wornout
brakes and rings.
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Changeover Service and avoid
costly   repairs.
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