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Issued Twice Weekly by the Students' Publications Board of Ths University of British Columbia.
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Volume IX.
VANCOUVER, B. C, MARCH 8th, 1937
No. 32.
McKechnie Cup Back Where It Used To Be !
Candidates for Presidency of
A.M.S Present Platforms
Of necessity the alms of a presidential candidate must be general tn
eharseter. Ills, then, is an outline
ot the oourse I would follow If you,
the avudent electorate, should see fit
to honor me by election to the highest
ofloe you have to bestow.
1. In my opinion tbe Freshman
Initiation can still be improved, I
Would like to see tbe program include
the following items:
(a) A brief, serious oeremony,
baaed preferably on some aboriginal
Indian rite.
(b) A Seld day—Frosh vs The Best
—stressing events which would require large teams; making of it, not
a demonstration of athletio prowess,
but ah introduction tor all the Fresh-
ttu Class to one phase of Varsity
lite, and a source ot entertainment to
all onlookers, For example, a
••large-team" event might be a Relay
race with about twenty to a team.
(0) The traditional "Frosh Reception,"
(d) In addition I consider there
ahould be mass meetings of the Frosh
early In the tall to explain the workings of our various organisations,
procedure at formal meetings, and
ao on.
a. I unreservedly support the National Federation of Canadian University Students. Without abandoning
our valuable contacts with American
Universities, we should undoubtedly
seise this opportunity of lessening our
present isolation trom sister Canadian
Universities, As a Canadian University every effort must must be made
to preserve our national Identity
whilst avoiding national bigotry.
8. 1 am in favor of continuing inter-colleglate and kindred activities ot
all kinds; they should be carried on
aa extensively as our financial position may permit.
4. There is one usage that I consider we might well adopt, namely,
the appointment, by Council, of committees that would take charge of
certain major functions not definitely
under any present executive. I have
in mind one immediate application of
thla practice: It is too much to expect Council or any one of our present executives to assume the entire
responsibility for the successful continuance of Home-Coming Week-End.
A committee under the chairmanship
ot, say, the Junior Member might well
take charge. Recognition ot their
work could be given in "The Totem."
5. With regard to the maintenance
of discipline: There is a possibility
that by next fall the Students' Court
will be ln operation. Its powers will
probably be such as to call forth the
respect of even the smallest of our
small offenders. Reliance on tho
good sportsmanship ot the student
body shonld do the rest, without the
necessity of petty police systems or
Tho questions and problems that
•rise during the term of office I
would consider, as best I could, in the
light of student opinion, and endeavor
to solve them to the best interests of
the University as a whole.
Yours sincerely,
Membere of ths Letters Club are
reminded to submit nominations to
Mies Heway to fill the vaosnolee left
by the graduating olass. At least 8
of the new members must be men, In
order that the customary proportion
may ba observed.
Professor E, J. Rsltt, Olreotor
•f the Department of Household
•olenoe In ths University of
Washington, will speak on "Professional Opportunities for Women in Household Science" In
King Kdward High Sehool on Friday, March 11th, at 8 p.m. President Kllnck has consented to preside, and all who are Interested
are Invited to attend.
It has been suggested that the candidates for the Presidential office submit through the columns of the "Ubyssey" their respective policies. I take
pleasure in presenting the platform
whioh I propose to follow next year.
The first Issue, and, I think, by far
the greatest, is the securing of a gymnasium. It we are not granted the
loan which will be outlined to you tomorrow, I would make It my flrst aim
on Council to obtain for tbe student
body a gymnasium, no matter what
slie. This would enable most of the
teams, if not all, to develop the splendid talent which they already possess.
It seems that the students are desirous of having a fuller knowledge
of the revenue and expenditures of
the various clubs and societies. In
view of this I would be responsible to
the student body for a complete statement of the financial turnover of
every club each month. This would
enable the students to follow In detail
the expenditure of their Alma Mater
I strongly favor inter-colleglate competition in whatever activities we are
able to compete; but ai the same time
to curtail as muoh as possible the extra expenditures incurred in trips,
especially where the guarantee does
not sufficiently cover the cost ot the
I am not ln favor of the initiation of
Freshmen as it has been carried on
In the past, feeling that this year, in
particular, has beon a failure. I would
propose to supplant this with a more
dignified form of Initiation, the details of which could be worked out at
a later date; but which would provide
that the Freshmen could meet upper-
class men on a friendly and informal
basis and with mutual advantage.
I will make It my care to promote
ln students a willingness towards
"self-discipline" and by that term I
mean that, every student will be made
familiar with our rules, which are
few and simple, and will be expected
to take upon himself the responsibility of ordering his actions within
those rules. With every student cooperating ln this way, with what. Is
at best a very troublesome question,
I feel that the difficulty regarding student conduct will ln large measure
In conclusion it is hardly necessary
to add that In accepting nomination
for this office, I take upon myself the
responsibility that goes with all student offices of directing my best efforts to the welfare of student, activities In whatever problems that may
Truly yours.
Try-outs for Meet at
Approximately IS men will compose
the team for the track meet with the
University of Washington on March
19th at Seattle.
All those Intending to try out for a
place on the team must hand ln their
names together with the events they
wish to enter to roach Robert Qranger
or to the Track Executive. These
names must be handed In before the
dates of the try-outs.
The try-outs have been arranged as
Saturday March 12th, Brockton
Point, 1.16 p.m.:   100 yards, 440 yards,
1 mile.
Monday, March 14th, U.B.C. Track:
Discus, 16-lb. shot.
Tuesday, March 15th, U.B.C. Track:
High Jump, Broad Jump, Pole Vault,
Wednesday, March 16th, Brockton
Point, 4.15 p.m.:   220 yards, 880 yards,
2 mile, Hurdles.
Arts Men's Banquet
Particulars la Next Issue
Saturday night the Senior B Men's
Basketball team earned the right to
play the Crusaders for the city championship when they trimmed the ex-
Normal A team 20-17. This game
gives Varsity the leadership ot the
Pastern   division
Varsity led the scoring all the way
through, and at half time the score
was:   Varsity 14; ex-Normal 7.
Although the Pedagogues outplayed
the Blue and Qold tn the second half
they were not able to cut down the
Varsity lead.
The outstanding Varsity stars were
Thompson, Mclntyre and Straight.
Straight Is developing into a brilliant
defense man, and is responsible for
much of Varsity's success in the
Senior B division, Mclntyre, the
miniature flash, is also a great feature in the Varsity victories. Doug
is fast and accurate. Thompson generally comes out at the top of the
scoring column. Saturday night he
scored eight 'of Varsity's twenty
Run up Eight Points in the Last Half Cinching the Cup with
a Decided Margin
Way back in 1923 a historic piece of silverware reposed In thi
precincts of the University of British Columbia,   To-day it is baok oil
campus, and all the little boys and girls who tote books up to this et
the wild woods are happy.   Some tew weeks ago a Varsity team with all the
earmarks of again losing the McKechnie Cup tramped off the field on the
small end of a 81—6 score,   How times have changed)   The Rep team were
hammered into submlssidn on Saturday and no doubt has been left In the
mind ot the most rabid Vancouver fan that the Rep have faced a better  t
team and lost.   The score on Saturday was decisive.   Three tries against '-■
no reply trom Vancouver.   The point soore stood 11—0.   The previous game
was won by Varsity 12-—8, thus Varsity wins the round 28-**, wht *  "   "
decisive win considering the fact that the Reps are rated as the st .
aggregation that Vancouver has boasted in many years.   To Jack Tyrwl
and Stan Farquharson Varsity owes practically all their success.   These
men have been the inspiration for the great strides made by the Vai
team since their flrst defeat.  They have put the Varsity team to the great
efforts that they have ever shown, and only with this magnificent sho*l_
could they have carried off the trophy. ~''p
They have come out In every kind of weather to coach the team tMlFI
worked like Trojans to bring the oup this way.  The student body can new ■'
show their appreciation of their efforts but the team showed their appreelsv -
tion by winning the trophy.
The Editor Replies
As we promised in our last issue, we give our side of the case, in
answer to the correspondence appearing in that number.
Two writers took decided exception to our statement that tho song*
book published by the Rooters' Club was regrettable. We have both
reason and knowledge to make that remark. A university song-book
demands, in our opinion, careful and discriminating compilation of
a sort that this one, to judge from its contents, did not get. It is
hardly necessary to remind our renders thnt there is, extant and easily
reached, a class of student songs with an intrinsic musical value
appreciated by all authorities, and with an added value as the unique
product of years of student-life in England and on the older continent.
With such songs and their associations students should be familiar;
but the edifoS^af the Rooters' Club effort choose to give space to
"Rosenthal" ancT'Where Are the Plies" (U.B.C, Rooters' Club Song
Book, pp. 41 and 22 respectively), which are essentially vulgar and of
the sort popular at the meaningless community "sing-songs," promoted
by irritating service el'ibs and forced upon public attention. When a
song-book brought out by a university club for university students,
publishes such stuff to tlie exclusion of the worthier songs to which
we refer, we do not hesitate to st,\le the hook "regrettable." Nor does
the opinion of the rest of Canada, including "u resident of Erickson,
B. ('." alter what we know to he the fact of the matter.
Briefly a "Students' Hong Book," which includes such doggerel
as "Parlez-vous" (I .B.C. Rooters' Club Song Book, page 24), which
is, at least in questionable taste until the last verse (when there is no
longer any question)—such a song-book is decidedly "regrettable."
Do we make ourselves clear?
The President of the Rooters' Club has taken it upon himself to
answer certain questions which were addressed ns much to the Students' Council as to the subordinate body. The questions of the Theatre
Night and the Megaphones wore both before Council and received such
favourable attention that, but for "unforseen circumstances" (prices
of the theatre seats in the one instance, and of late delivery of the
megaphones in the other) they would both by now have been accomplished facts. The megaphones, by the example of the two McKechnie
Cup games for which they were to be sold, have been proved utterly
superfluous- players can win games, as we have always maintained,
without " "gimrack" rooting and there is therefore no reason why
tlie Council should have tried to make, out of the student body, a two-
thirds profit on the sale of the megaphones. As to Theatre Night, both
of tho executives under present discussion have, through no fault of
their own, been saved from a mistake.
The President of the Rooters' Club has attempted to justify the
existence of the club on tho score that it involves negligible expense.
Directly, perhaps; indirectly, quito tho contrary. "Rooters' hats, ribbons, etc., pay, he says, for themselves;" nnd again the Rooters' Club
besides paving all expenses incurred in the entertainment of a visiting team, turned over to Council "the sum of $42.50." These statements are quito inaccurate; rooters' hats, ribbons, nnd like trash are
paid for by the student body, which also footed tho bill for the entertainment of the visiting team and made possible tho surplus of $42.50.
The Rooters' Club has not arranged for every pep-meeting held
this year, whatever it may have done last year. Before two important
matches held rather recently, two different classes offered to stage pep-
meetings and did so; the Rooters' Club had made no previous provision
for meetings for those matches, the most important of the year. "We
frankly admit," says the Rooters' Club, "that the Rooters' Club is not
(Continued on page 2)
The Rugby Team Reoord'
Look over the varsity record thla
year and it is truly a remarkable one.
The games went Vancouver 81, Vai*>
slty 6; Victoria 0, Varsity 21; Varsity
8, Olympic Club 6; Varsity 9, Viotorla 8; Varsity 3. Maoris 12; Varsity 12, Vancouver 8; Varsity 11, Vaa«
couver 0. '■■'..-
The total seasonal' soeree ttsmd
Varsity 68, Opponents 87; Varsity 09,
Cup opponents 42.
It is truly a remarkable record and
one of which the team and university
bave every right to be proud.
The game Saturday was one ot the
most brilliant that it has ever been
the pleasure of rugby tans in thla city
to witness. The passing, tackling aad
all round defensive work were a treat
to watch. The entire team threw Itself with recklessness Into the fray,
but still playing careful tight rugby
that thrilled the fans. Every man
played brilliantly but tbe playing of
Eaton and Locke in the series has
been particularly outstanding. The
development during the past few
games of the playing of these men
has stamped them as the bent that
this university has ever turned out.
Raton hus scored five tries In the
lust two games while Locke scored
one. Rarely in it found that a man
with the speed that Eaton possesses,
can handle a ball and swerve as he
Saturday's Game
The game Saturday started off With
a rush. Varsity was pressed hard by
tbe Vancouver backs, but it was only
a case of time since the Varsity
scrum were clearing more often than
the Vancouver pack, and the threes
were getting away cleanly. Locke, In
the backfleld, played a great defen
slve game. The exact position where
Locke excels is at the seven-eighth*
position, a brand new place on the
three-quarter line. That gives the:
little Science flash a chance to go
where he wants to and thus utilise his
offensive and defensive value. He
works well with all the threes and
especially smoothly with Eaton and
Oustafson. Time and again on Saturday Locke made tbe openings for
Eaton to finish off a brilliant run.
The  First •Scoro by  Eaton
The flrst score came thirty-seven
minutes after the opening when
Eaton took a pass from Locke and
Rtreaked for the line. Previously the
Reps had been given a penalty kick,
despite the fact that they were given
two opportunities due to Sparks jumping instead of keeping on the ground,
they railed to put the ball between
the bars. The play at the beginning
stayed In mldfleld, and the fine work
of Noble ln the pack stopped many
of the promising backfleld plays
engineered by Leroy, Prenter, and
The Reps pressed hard half way
through the half and their dribbling
rush was stopped by Mclnnes, who
cleared nicely. Mclnnes played brilliantly throughout and his steady
(Continued on Page 4) aw;r
March 8th/H927
Slip llbpaeg
V' (Member of Pacific Inter-Colleglate Press Association).
Issued (rtery Tuesday nnd Friday by the Student Publications Board of the
University of British Columbia, West Point Orey.
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Editorial Staff
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF—Edmund Morrison.
Senior Bdltors—David Warden and Donald Calvert
Associate Editors—-Oeorge Davidson, J. Sinclair and M. Chrlstlson
and Doris Crompton
Feature Editor—F. 0. Pllkington
Assistant Editor--M. Desbrlsay
Chief Reporter—Max Cameron
Sport Editor—Vernard btewart
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Literary Editor—Darcy Marsh.
Cartoonist—George Thompson.
Circulation Manager—Jim Taylor
•uslnoss Staff
Business Manager—Gerald Stevens.
Business Assistants—R. D. James; Uev. Patrick; Ross Tolmie, Evelyn Fuller
Senior: D. Calvert; Associates: D. Crompton and J, Sinclair	
How Much Use Is the Rooters' Club?
(Continued from Page 1)
ail it might be." Perhaps it will also confess (frankly) exactly why
it isn't; or tell us what efforts are being made to repair it. We consider the Rooters' Club an absolutely dispensable organization on this
campus at least; and would decidedly sweep it out o! existence, into
tlie dustbin where it belongs, so that we could devote more time to
Ihe consideration of the monstrously inefficient L.S.D..
The next letter we notice attacks the "TJbyHsey" report of the
Musical Society Concert. This report haa been the occasion of considerable adverse comment but, in our opinion, the member of the staff
who wrote it has expressed in clear English, a personal re-net ion to the
program. Members of the Musical Society have, to our certain knowledge, expressed themselves as dissatisfied with the press notices given
by our metropolitan contemporaries to the same concert, and written
by(fairly expert critics. Perhaps we had better explain that our report was not written by an expert, but by an undergraduate whose
ability is sufficiently above overage to ensure a concise, inclusive report
of what was seen and heard. Let our correspondent take the report
for what it was worth, a criticism by a university student with nothing
more than an intelligent interest in the concert—tho sort of interest
held by ninety per cent, of the audience. The report was in no way
destructive, as an intelligent reading would have assured our correspondent. We suggest that he (along with others who hold with the
Opinions expressed in his letter) re-read the article with ordinary care,
and in particular, the concluding paragraph.
Our own reaction to the concert wns generally favourable, arid the
only reason we refrained from editorial comment to that effect was
tho influx of correspondence which demanded much of our space. How
much our readers profited in the exchange, they may judge for themselves. But before we leave the subject we might examine the assertion
that our staff-member did not "know anything about music." It is
possible our correspondent has not read Tolstoy (to whose opinions,
in general, we bow) who says that the ideally-qualified critic of art
is the unlettered peasant—in effect, the one who knows nothing of
accepted artistic canons. There is, we feel, at least a measure of truth
in that idea.
Herewith our justification for printing the Basketball article
which appeared in last Tuesday's issue. To begin with, know that
the Editor-in-Chief is ultimately responsible for any sport article
published, and directly under aim, the editor for the issue. Tlie spurts
editor is responsible, not to the student body, but directly to the
editor in-chief; so we nsk you to refrain from attempting to humbug
a man who is already worked as hard as half-a-dozen captains of any
Senior B.
The write-up given was styled "untruthful." The captain goes
on to say: "Two wins and a 5-point loss—and then our own paper
greets us with 'Basketballers Defeated on Tour.' " We suppose that
the stress falls on "our." You seem to expect us to write in the
manner of the Pathetic Fallacy! Is it not true that the team in
question was defeated? When a Varsity team loses one game, or
draws in one game; on any tour to the interior, ahould any team consider itself successful? Of course everything depends upon your
standards of success.   We have ours.
Regarding the reference the captain makes to "small town," let
us point out that he has exerted his viscid wit in an almost "untruthful" manner.   He chooses to shift the connotation of small town. . . .
Why the Captain should pass the buck to the Kelowna team
neither Heaven nor the Ubyssey is able to fathom. We could have
praised the Kelowna team for its victory; but this is our official organ,
and we are primarily concerned with our own team. It lost—and we
stated the fact.
We pass over the sentimental pish contained in the Captain's
pathetic appeal concerning players staying in bed all afternoon, and
the handicaps under which Varsity basketballers labor. (He forgets
the possible handicaps of up-country teams!) Of course the team did
its best: but that is, after all, only its duty. Every athlete representing Varsity, and every student-office holder, even including editors on
the Ubyssey, fulfil their function, it is taken for granted, to the best
of their ability, and, moreover, they do not receive praise for it—and
do not expect praise—nor do they want it.
This then is the explanation for which we have been asked. Know
that the present editorial staff will never be guilty of anything
smacking of tho Pathetic Fallacy,
To the men and coaches of the McKechnie Cup Rugby Team we
extend hearty congratulations on the successful termination of a
season's piny. It has heen, after all, somewhat inspiring to follow the
steady development of the players, from a spirited but defeated team
in their early encounters, to a confident and challenging group later
in the season, and to a strong nnd victorious fifteen at the close of
the year. Great credit is due the Rugby Club for carrying on in the
face of an unpromising situation, and in the face of considerable diffl-
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Correspondence j
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March 6th, 1827.
The Editor Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:—Despite the olamour
raised against your editorial self by
correspondents in the last Issue, I
venture some few words In commendation of recent editorials. I believe I
am by no means alone with approval,
but while your opponents rush Into
print without compunction, supporters
seem to be content with verbal approbation.
The apparent Inconsistency of this
year's Council seems remarkable, For
Instance, on tho Victoria Invasion only
thoso teams having scheduled league
matches—the llrst soccer and rugby
teams—have their expenses paid.
This year the uuostlons of paying
other teams' expenses on the invasion arose at the M.A,A,, but was reported as being turned down by Council. Yet the fact remains that the
second basketball teams, playing exhibition matches, had their expenses
puld. Aro not the second soccer and
rugby teams, equal ranking, entitled
to the same consideration. Council's
only response was to prune down the
expense account of tho flrst rugby
teams. Perhaps the remark of a rather prominent member of Council may
shed more light on this; "Of course,
Council is prejudiced against rugby,
for while every other club has come
forward and thanked Council for all
It has done for them, rugby has not."
May 1 ask what Council has done for
rugby this year? To be true $260 was
advanced at the beginning ot the season to equip four teams, but as the
same amount was advanced to basketball, hockey, soccer and Canadian
football, we cannot se that the largest and most popular sport in VarBity
was especially favored. In any event
the fifteen hundred dollars gate receipts turned In by rugby should balance this. Other especial benefits
conferred Include the Intended purchase of megaphones which the teams
certainly did not want, and a request
to postpone last Saturday's game In
favour of a bridge. There should be
some explanation of this attitude
from a supposedly Impartial Council.
One of the main reasons for the
farcical programme ol economy dictated by Council last fall was that unless this was followed, the succeeding
Council would have no moiuy with
which to start the season, The matter of big block sweaters will show
how closely Council has followed this
farsiglited policy. Each year a big
block letter and sweater are given to
the new members of major athletic
bams, first rugby, soccer, basketball
anil track. This Is the only recognition given to the proficiency of those
athletes who have spent a great deal
of time away from studies upholding
the I'niverslty name ln athletics. Yet
this year's Council declares itself unable to present these sweaters because of lack of funds, but state that
they will be presented by next year's
Council next fall. After the lavish
manner with which minor teams have
gone on expensive trips, Council Is
thus enabled to finish the season with
a better hnlance by passing the buck
to the following Council at tlie expense of the major athletes. Hugby
players who have finished their niosl
siicee..,slul season, athletically ami financially, are thus rewarded with a
letter which they are unable to display until next   fall.
The matter ot a dressing room for
the athletic field Is another example
of Council's inefficiency. At present
by far the major part of University
athletes are forced to use a miserable
construction shack as a changing
room. This building Is an eyesore to
the University lands and will probably be removed this spring. Tenders
have now been called for a dressing
room costing three hundred dollars to
be situated behind the Power Houee.
Every athlete ln the University Is
wondering why a dressing room
should be situated half a mile from
the playing field, but as Council Is
"working quietly" on this project, no
enlightenment has been given to even
the Mdn's Athletic Associations. Surely If Council had really economized
this year and omitted two or three of
the expensive tours of decidedly sec-
Cheerfully Independent!
Some day 70a will be considered 'Hoo bid
for the Job." When that day cornea, how
will it find you—trusting to relatives or
cheerfully independent ?
A little saved from salary and invested in
a Great-West Life Endowment policy will
make old age the brightest portion of
your life.
gaeasmsa ^U|i,jTO
Maaa^atKt - mamaa*
What's a College Brain Worth ?
Is a college brain worth more than one that hasn't had your
privilege? It should be, but isn't it handicapped by poor
eyesight. Do not neglect your most valuable asset—your
Three registered optometrists to serve you.
Norman G. Cull Ltd.
Prescription Opticians and Optotnetriets
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Had Your
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ond-rate  teams,  the decent dressing
room which could have been built at
the field  would  have   proved   much
more profitable from every view-point.
Youra sincerely,
E. MacINNES, '28.    KEN. NOBLE,
U.B.C, March 5. 1927
Dear Sir:
In view of the proximity of elections, I should like to give expression,
through your columns, to the following suggestion to the Students' Council:
That the by-law of March 30th.
IHL'1. be amended to read that "no
student may hold during any one
term, two executive positions of any
I do not think any student can faithfully serve two different offices at one
time. Nor do I think that with a
registered student body of over 1400
that there Is any need for such concentration of offices.
The benefits resulting from such an
amendment would  be:
(1) Moro efficient administration of
executives and
(2) a larger number of suitable
candidates for student offices.
The wider choice would result
In better administrative bodies.
Thanking you, I remain,
Yours Sincerely,
Wm. E. Thomson, Arts '28.
U.B.C., March 6, 1927
44S4--2nd AVE., W.
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They embellish all occasions:
Canadian Rugby Meeting
Wednesday Noon, Arts 106.
culty created by other executives of the college. To the members of
tlie team, to the conches nod the club excutive once again our admiring congratulations.
Now that we have fairly earned our reputation for destructive
criticism, we will confess to an "attack" upon the A.M.S. constitution insofar as it governed the election system within this university.
Ah a result of that "attack," an Alma Mater meeting will be held
to-morrow that students may express their opinions in the matter.
We ask students to note that the idea of holding all Council elections,
exclusive of that of President of the A,M.S., on one and the same day,
originated with the Publications Board and was, by the Board,
brought to the attention of Council. We advise students, therefore,
not to fall too readily in line with the new idea. The idea is not
native to the .Students' Counoil; it cam? from the Publications Board
and it is just possible that if the students vote in favour of the idea,
they will wake up next morninp to find they have beon following on
this occasion, false prophets.
Eleanor Chilton, Art. "29, first past the judges'
stand this time In the street Sapp Contest, snd
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After the din and fog of the eplstila-
tory onslaught In last week's "Ubyssey" havo lifted, we find to our surprise that the feature pnge has been
drawn Into the struggle. As a good
ili'til of misapprehension exists in the
mlmlB of the students of this delightful rest-home, It behooves ub to throw
Honiu of our brilliant light upon the
First or all, "Muck-a-Muck" has
beon charged with being Inconsistent
with the rest of the papor. Of course
It Is. The Feature Editor is In the enviable position of Jester-at-large to
the student body. In this situation he
Is licensed to make as many funny
cracks and digs as he can. If he puts
In a contradictory article, he grins at
the Chief, the Chief winks, and the
feature goes in. Consistency Is neither expected or desired In the "Muck-
a-Muck" page.
On the whole, the Feature page Is
right. The Editorial page clamors
against the over-organized and artificial "rooting" so beloved by our American cousins, while the Feature page
yells for spontaneous and whole-hearted appreciation of tho game. Both
attitudes are right, and supplementary to one another,
Our suggestions have borne fruit.
Dy tho homoepathic method the editorials have at last awakened the student body from Its apathy, while last
week's "Scalplngs" were followed by
most satisfactory results. To Us eternal credit, the students did cheer
the team as it left the field, did rush
out and carry the players, did stage a
demonstration and did parade downtown ln their enthuslnsm. On thla
occasion we havo nothing but praise
for the student body.
It must be confessed that "Let's be
Radicals" was nothing but. sheer, undiluted "Muck-a-Muck." As was evident from its title, It was an answer
to "Let's be Babbits" that appeared
on the Feature page. The article was
written ln an apparently sincere and
vigorous style, and It is little wonder
that one student, at least, swallowed
the bait, hook, line and sinker.
A Freshman calls the Item, "We'll
Cop the Cup," an exceedingly mushy
and rah-rah type of poem. We must
Inform this youngster that the verse
was an obvious parody of a famous
poem called "Recessional," written by
a certain Englishman called Rudyard
Kipling, who has attained some fame
by writing poems and books. For further reference we refer our correspondent to look up his Fourth Reader.
At any rate, we've copped the cup,
and all Is forgiven.
The "Muck-a-Muck" page will go on
Its own sweet way, apologizing to
none, and not giving a hoot for what
other people  think  and   say!
by P.I.P
The rope tightened on Gus Hardy's
neck. "Lynch him," roared the mob
as mercilessly as a Varsity full back
tackling a Vancouver Rep. "Heave!"
yelled the Aggie leader, grabbing the
free end of the rope. "We'll train for
that tug of war! Pull for the Aggies." Ous Hardy felt himself swung
Into space, and saw a myriad of bright
spots darting before his eyes. For an
instant he thought he had drunk
some Science punch.
A roar of a high-powered motor. . .
a parting of the crowd. . . and a large
roadster pulled up ln front of the Improvised gibbet.
"Hold!" It was Johnny Oliver who
stepped from the car, as Imposing as
a Dean of Women.
The Aggies dropped the rope and
let Hardy down with a bump.
"What are you doing?" demanded
the President In his best A.M.S. meeting manner. . . "— er—Just playing
cowboys," stammered an embryo farmer.
"That's the man whe robbed the
nest!" screamed Nick Wagoner, hysterically.    "He poisoned Hen No. 8!"
The ruler of thf University hold his
hands aloft. And In them was Hen
No. 6!
A howl of wild and delirious Joy
burst from the farmers. "He Is safe!"
they yelled. "Rah for Hen No. 6."
They crowded round the car and wildly caressed their precious bird. Ous
Hardy stood free.
"Arrest, that man!" shouted the detective ln ringing tones. "He stole
the eggs!"
Johnny Oliver drew himself to his
full height, "Take Hardy Into custody," he said ln his stern voice. "He
will be tried In the Students' Court."
Let's Have Common
(An answer to the answer to "Let's
De Babbits.")
Let's have common sense!
At present there seerou a popular
railing for a student to havo a pose,
or ln other words, a "lino." This
"lino" Is adopted by tho student to
make him "Interesting," "prominent,"
"notorious" or "Individual," This artificial attitude, however, Is retained
for so long that at last It becomes second nature, and colors his whole outlook on life. There are young fools In
this University, for Instance, who
pose as cynics, Intellectuals, critics,
radicals, Bolshevists and what not, instead of remaining sane, healthy,
young students.
Let's have common sense!
'''here Is the high-brow "intellectual" who will not take his place In college life or co-operate In doing the
"silly" things which make that life
one of the happiest periods In our
career. There is the reactionary who
Is opposed to all change 0 1 general
principles and thinks that no improvements whatsoever could be beneficial.
And last, but by no means least,
there Is the hot-headed radical—from
the parlor pink to the blood-red Bolshevik, who is opposed to the present
state of all things, who Is "agin the
gov'mint." ln every way posslbple, and
who yells, "down with everything,"
with no sane Idea of what will take
the place or that which he destroys.
Let's have common sense!
These people will certainly NOT
create harmonious co-operation in this
University, even It one or two are desirable of keeping things lively. Every radical has a different idea of
how to reform the world and the University, and "wont be happy till he
gets lt." Tho radicals scrap among
themselves and slam the reactionaries; the reactionaries slam the radicals and the Intellectuals, with pro-
round contempt, slam the radicals and
reactionaries. And all or them slam,
slam, slam, the poor, miserable student body!
Let's have common sense!
Suppose a man was sick and had
five different doctors. Suppose each
of these doctors had a different opinion of what was wrong. And finally
Imagine all these doctors perching on
the poor victim's bedside, croaking how bad lie was and describing
all the horrible diseases he had contracted.
Pity the poor patient! Then pity
the poor student body!
Let's have common sense!
There Ih nothing seriously wrong
with this student body. They are
healthy, normal students with healthy,
normal likes and dislikes. What they
luck is leadership and organization.
II' found- students of I In- I'.n.C. could
sin ei'i-d in a eumpaign lo get these
buildings out here, surely the present
genet ation of students ran got together and overcome their obstacles—
even "student apathy." Let's quit the
ante-mortems and get some common
Students are not Greek philosophers or aged ladies and gentlemen.
They are something better—healthy
young animals full of life and vigor.
This pep Is our greatest asset at present, and all too soon wo will exchange
It for wisdom.
Let's get together and be natural.
If we want to show the appreciation
of our team, let'e do It, even with the
assistance of megaphones. Let's be
"silly" with our eyea open. Let's be
And let's have some common sense!
There is one thing euro, the Musical
Society can blow Ite own "rumpot.
• e   »
A Science man who offered to bet
hie shirt, had no takers.
• •    *
The Publications Board Invite*. Mr.
Sutterfleld to Common Round and see
For a moment Ous Bwayed and nearly   collapsed.    "The   big game!" he
moaned,   "The team Is lost!"
*   *   •
No one noticed Jasper Prout as he
followed Jane Stone from the crowd.
She made her way to the deserted
bus stand and watted. Steathlly Prout
slipped to hla car, and started It. A
rush and a roar and the Ford was
tearing paat the platform. Prout
leaned out of the rocking car and
snatched the girl from where she
stood. "Got you," he snarled as he
stifled her screams. "You know too
(To be continued)
Last week has witnessed a deluge
of epistles to the Editor of the
"Ubyssey." The Feature Editor likewise has not escaped, and Indeed has
received communicatlonis from extraordinary sources, thanks to his new
celeBtloradio apparatus. These letters are published in full; and are
noted for their praise (Instead of censure).
• *   »
March 1, 1927.
Kdltor, "Muck-a-Muck":
Dear Sir:
I wish to express tny hearty appreciation of your brilliant page and
of the magnificent features therein.
Not only is it read and re-read up
here, but the jokes are repeated for
weeks. Every nev/ arrival is asked
whether he has brought the latest
copy of "Muck-a-Muck," and, If he has,
Is nearly mobbed by the archangels.
As I said to Milton only the other
day: "Don't you wish we were down
there, editing the "Muck Page?"
Yours sincerely,
William Shakespeare,
• •   *
March 2nd, 1927.
Editor, the Feature Page:
I take the liberty of writing to you
aa a fellow worker in order to congratulate you on the Feature Page.
We take the "Muck-a-Muck" pago
regularly, and have secured valuable
Instruction thereby, especially from
your destructive criticism. I have
left orders for every devil, from Beelzebub down to the smallest Imp, to
read your "Scalping" carefully and to
profit by the examples. I can give no
higher praise of your efforts than by
saying, "Its a hell of a page!"
Hoping to make your personal acquaintance In the near future.
Very truly youra,
Lucifer H. Satan.
e    e    *
February 25.
Dear Feature Editor:
Hats off to the Muck Page! For
real snappy articles, stories and
Jokes, I've got to hand lt to you. As
you know, I used to be quite a Muck
writer myself, but 1 must say that
you have licked tbe spots off me.
Wishing you the best of luck, and
hoping that you will not be suppressed too often.
• a    e
?    ?    ?
March 1st,  1927.
Feature Editor:
Please send me three dozen copies
of "Muck-a-Muck" as soon as possible,
Vours  truly,
The Wife of Hath.
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Ever wear Plus-fours to a Ball, or a bathing suit
to a theatre? Of course not. But have you given
thought to YOUR FOOTWEAR ?
Brogues for the hike or golf are O.K., pointed-toe
shoes absolutely taboo; and for college wear the
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Tan or light-colored shoes ahould be worn for day-
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Regulations Re
German Measles
Modern methods of handling infectious diseases have three objects in
viow: 1, To prevent the spread of
the disease. 2. To minimise the loss
of time to all involved. J». To minimise the expense,
The flrst must he done, of course,
but the second and third should be
puBhed as far as is compatible with
achieving the flrst. While each different infectious disease is handled on
the same general principles, the details of handling are carefully modi-
fled to suit the peculiarities of each
In the particular case of German
measles the essential data are:
1. A person exposed* to German
measles will seldom take lt if he has
had it before. But if he has not had
tt before, he will almost certainly take
lt. (Measles Is a different disease
trom German measles and a previous
attack of either disease has no effect
on preventing the other.)
2. A person exposed to German
measles, if he takes It, will not be
sick until 14 days or 15 days or 16
days up to 21 days later. Thus, If
exposed March 1st, he will not be-
eoniii slik until somewhere between
March llth and March 21st. Moreover, he Ih not infectious, that Is, he
will not give the disease to others,
until he becomes sick, after which
he will be dangerous to othera for
one week.
3. Therefore, persons sick with German measles must go Into Isolation
for one week from the time they show
the flrst symptoms. The first symptoms usually date from the rash;
sometimes from the day before the
rash appears.
4. Persons exposed. to German
measles need not go into quarantine
for the first 13 days thereafter, for
during this period they will not be
sick and therefore are not dangerous.
From the 14th to the 21st day after
exposure, however, they should be
quarantined, since they may come
down at any time during that week
and if they do, may at once infect
other people.
5. But since quarantine during this
week means a loss of time that cannot
well be afforded by students especially
Just now, a method which was very
successfully used In the army has
been approved by Dr. H, E. Young,
Provincial Health Officer, and by
President Kllnck, and has been put
Into effect; under which the student
who, because of exposure to German
measles, ordinarily would go into
quarantine for a week, will Instead
be merely under dally observation
during that week; and may therefore
attend his classes until auch time as
the observer discovers In the student
development of the disease. This
saves generally two and sometimes
three weeks to each exposed non-
Immune student.
6. This obaervstlon consists In a
dally Inspection by the Assistant
Campus Health Officer, Dr. B. Blackwood, 6453 McDonald St., Phone—
Kerrisdale 153, who is also Medical
Health Officer of Point Grey. The
dally  Inspection  will be carried  out
McKechnie Cup
(Continued from Page 1)
handling of a very slippery ball
earned great applause from all spectators. Shortly afterwards Leroy
tried a drop kick but it went wide.
After the twenty-five yard clearance,
Tupper and Locke brought the ball
down under the shadow of the Vancouver posts, and forced Rowan to
touch to save a score. Vancouver
again pressed and Prenter was awarded a penalty on a Varsity off side, but
it was wide. From then to the score
Varsity went on a rampage ln which
the entire baokfleld figured. Tupper,
Baton and Locke were all playing
well, and Tupper was only stopped
scoring by Prenter, Shortly afterwards Baton took the ball on a pass
from Locke aftor It had heen reversed from the other side of the
Held, strnlght-armed Prenter and
went over,
Locke failed to convert for the
major points and the half time score
stood 8—0 for Varsity. Varsity took
the play In their own hands In the
second half and forced Prenter to put
up his best football to keep the Varsity forwards or backs from scoring.
The tleps then took possession and
the brilliant run by Wilson was only
prevented from being a score by the
fact that he droppod the ball, and
Varsity touched down. After Oustafson got the threes away In a fine run.
Prenter was kicked on the head and
was forced to leave the Held. Shortly after the resumption Baton went
over on a brilliant pass from Locke,
but the latter failed on the conversion. The score stood 6—0 for Varsity. Then Ave minutes later, after
Varsity had gained considerable
ground on kicks, Rowan stopped a
score by a brilliant tackle and shortly afterwards Locke went over and
converted his own effort. The rest
of the game found the teams fighting
between their 25-yard lines. The
final score stood Varsity 11, Rep. 0.
Everybody on the three line played
well but especially brilliant was the
playing of Eaton, Willis, Tupper, Oustafson and Locke. Bert Barratt played
a fine defensive game at half, and ln
the scrum all the men played strongly
throughout with Noble playing a fine
defensive game.
The Varsity team lined up as follows: Pull back—Mclnnes; Threes-
Eaton, Willis, Oustafson, Tupper;
Five-eighths— Wells; Seven-eighths,
Locke; Half—Barratt; Scrum—Noble,
Sparks, Forrester, Sinclair,. Gordon,
Morris and Murray.
The Publications Board wishes to
apologise for a regrettable typographical error which appeared in the last
issue. In the advance notice of the
plays to be produced by the French
Clubs, the sentence, "Norah Haddock,
of Musical Society farce, has one of
the chief roles In this play." The
mistake Is due to an error In type-
Betting. Tho sentence ln question
should have been, "Norah Haddock of
Musical Society fame, has one of the
chief roles In this play."
Students' Parliament
The Students' Parliament, will get
down to business on Wednesday afternoon when u. resolution dealing with
tbe Honor System and certain necessities on the campus will be brought up
for discussion. The three bills on the
order paper will bo discussed and either thrown out or accepted. As several
surprises are promised, all members
are urged to attond. As usual, visitors are welcome.
As a joint M.L.S. and W.L.S. meeting will be held next week ln the form
of a Mock Parliament, women students are invited to attend Wednesday's parliamentary procedure.
Meralomas Defeat
Canadian Ruggers
The Intermediate Canadian Rugby
team suffered its first defeat this season at the hands of the Meralomas
last Saturday. Although the Meralomas outplayed the Blue and Oold
squad, it may be suggested that the
score, 13-6, does not paint a true pio-
ture of the game. The Meralomas
got their first touchdown early in the
game, and this demoralised a team already rattled by two sensational kleks.
After this Varsity play was more or
less ragged. The team Is not so experienced as the Meralomas, and has
not as yet learned to remain steady
In the face of bad breaks. Addod to
this there was some confusion about
signals. Such accidents as thin are a
great handicap, and the Meralomas
were quick to profit by It.
The moBt sensational play of the
day came in the first half when Jack
Parker recovered the ball on a Mora-
loma fumble and ran hfty yards for
the lone Varsity touch. The second
Meraloma touch was a piece of unprecedented bad luck. Cece Helmer
attempted to kick from behind the
Varsity line, and the ball hit the goalposts and bounced back into the hands
of one of the opponents. Tho other
Meraloma scores were deadline kloks
by MacArthur, and one touchdown
when the Meralomas recovered a kiok
on the Varsity twenty-yard line, and
were able to buck it over the line.
The game ties Varsity and Meralomas for flrst place in the league.
Varsity beat the Meralomas 11-0 three
weeks ago and each of the teams have
trimmed Westminster. The team is
determined to work hard and trim
their rivals at the playoff a week from
Saturday. To get Into tho playoffs
the Blue and Gold must vanquish
Westminster next week, and If the
team works hard they should be able
to get results.
The next meeting of "La Canadlenne" will be held Saturday night,
March 12th, at the home of Miss
Grace Hope, 1435 Thurlow Street. A
programme of amusing French games
Is being arranged. Come along and
be children! Two of the members
will give a French song in old-fashioned costume. A good turn-out of
members Is requested as new membera must be chosen at this meeting.
Applications for membership In "La
Canadlenne" should be addressed to
the secretary and placed ln the letter-
rack before Friday. Members of the
third and fourth year (that Is of the
classes of '29 and '28), who are interested In French, are eligible. Applicants should state what courses in
French they have taken, and give
their interest in French literature,
dramatics and conversation. "La
Canadlenne" stresses conversation in
its programme, and ail those Interested tn learning to speak French should
avail themselves of this opportunity
to obtain membership tn the University's oldest French Club.
The next meeting of the Mathematics Club will be held Thursday,
March 10, at 2.10 noon, in Arts 104.
The speaker, Mr. Les Howlett, Arts
'27, has chosen "Bohr's Atom" as the
subject of his paper. All Interested
are Invited.
at the students' homes (if tn the
Point Orey area), in time for the
classes at the University. Students
residing at a distance may make
similar arrangements with their
family physicians, which arrangements however, must be recorded
with Dr. H. W. Hill, Campus Health
Officer, Room 420, Science Building,
Phone Pt. Grey, 1400.
7. Each student who Is releaeed
from Isolation after an attack of any
Infectious disease, Including German
measles, must report Immediately on
return to work at the Department, of
Nursing and Health, Room 420,
Science Building, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.,,
where the lists are kept.
8. During the prevalence of German
measles, all studente who have not
attended olaeees for two or more days
must, upon return to the University,
report Immediately to the Department
of Nursing and Health, Room 420,
Science Building, before being readmitted to classes.
H. W. HILL, M.D., D.P.h.,
Medical Health Officer,
University of British Columbia
•Exposure consists (in German
measles) of close association, not
necessarily actual contact, with someone sick with this disease.
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