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PUBLISKUD BY $H» ALUMNt ASSOCIATION OF THE UMVIIHSlTY OP telg| C0|PMBIA
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•SrgdTs arti/ Students in Home-Coming* Thanksgiving
wr^pitll'Seeontl Annual rTtnue-conuug of
I the Alumni of tho University takes
place this year on November 4, 5;
6 snd 7—tho Thanksgiving week-end.
Laat year ihe initial experiment of
Home-coming was tried and proved
such a success that further plans were
ittsde this year. Instead of confining Hie
e&lebratiou to; Vancouver, the commit--
t«e has arranged for a nunibei* of
smaller reunions wherever grnds are
gathered. Paris, London, New York,
the Universities of McGiil, Toronto.
Berkeley nnd Washington will each see
« group of grads who will 1'ettirn in
Hpirit to U.B.C.   In this provinee itself,
iii^i under  the   capable direction   of   Ab.
M-BAsteits.' (Ag., '23) there will besev-
y**iar4Ldirihers held in,towns where the
—jj^rpf will not be able to  return  to
If^l^OttVflr dnriii| Thanksgiving- week-
In the event of any group tinvin<r
beeh overlooked during the arranging
of these affairs, the committee asks that
they use their own initiative and throw
soinfe kind of party on Saturday, November f>, and then unite in a report
and reprimand for the commit tec hnv
ing overlooked them.
The programme, ns lust year, is in
the hands of a joint committee of
Alumni and students, and the results of
their efforts may be judged by the
show itself. Theatre Night will be held
in the University Auditorium on the
night of Friday, November 4, and will
be handled almost entirely by the students. In order thnt no one will expect
a production of high dramatic merit
and execution, let it be freely stated
that the programme is decidedly ".skittish." The august Council, the still
more august Faculty and all the dignitaries of the University will be presented in a new light. Even Congregation, that solemn and awful function,
will be shown to the undergrads that
they may know the goal toward which
, they are struggling.
The rugby game will see the Varsity
team in play for the first time this
season. Unfortunately our traditional
oueiny, the Vancouver Hep., will not be
With un but Hdmonton, with a well-
trained und heavy team will make
Varsity show all the speed and skill of
which she is capable.   The sume even-
4n .wtl.
i nnnnnm at >
Programme
FRIDAY, November 4
7:30 p.m.—Theatre Night
Varsity Auditorium
Special busses
SATURDAY, November 5
l'i'K) p.m.—Rugby, Brockton Oval
Varsity vs. Edmonton
7:.'l() p.m.—Basketball
Normal Gym.
Varsity vs. Gratis.
Dance following the game
SUNDAY, November 6
7 :.'50 p.m.—Church Service
St. Mark's
MONDAY, November 7
Inspection   of   Building*
Totem 1'oil's
ing the Vancouver basketball season
will be opened at the Normal Gymnasium where the grads will play the
Varsity. After last year's battle, the
grads should moke the Varsity realize
that extreme youth is not everything.
After the game the usual Basketball
Dance will be held in the gymnasium.
The more recent graduates will remember these as second only to the Frosh
Reception. If you have never been
before, go for the experience; if you
have been, go again and recapture tht-
spirit of Varsity life or find out if you
can buck a crowd as well as you did.
On Sunday morning a church service will be held in St. Mark's church
when the Rev. Sovereign will deliver
the sermon. The Board of Governors
aud the .Senate will attend. An effort
is being made to make this u University service.
On Monday, Thanksgiving Day,  Ihe
*' V*
"'I
University building*',.will be open In
the afternoon. An invitation is being
extended to the general public as well
as the graduates. Student guides will
he in each building. Many changes
have taken place, nt the site since last
year and the buildings hove a proper
setting of trees, shrubberies nnd lnwmt.
The Library, our "show" building, has
been adorned with a semi-classical
goldfish pool which at present boasts
two water-lilies but, unfortunately, no
goldfish. The collection of paintings
by John Innes, depicting some of the
incidents of the early days of British
Columbia, which are a permanent loan
from the Hudson's Bay Company to
the University, are hung iu the read-
ing-room of the library and the Bennett
collection has been properly established and is now under the careful eye, ,
of "Birr Tansley.
During the afternoon, the two totem
poles which have been given by a prominent citizen will be formally presented
atul Chief of the   Musqucam  Reserve
will show the symbolism of the totems.
As nn inducement to those of a mundane and sternly practical frame of
mind, it is announced that lea may bo
served duriiur the afternoon, but pending ii decision from tlie Cafeteria authorities no definite statement can be
given out.
The students will be out in force and
we expect a large representative group
of graduates. Come and see the University again in the company of those
of your class. You will then be hi the
comfortable position of being able to
compare the present undergrads with
those of your own term, Whether the
comparison will he favorable to your
own class or not depends entirely on
whether you are a normal grad.
If you come from Fairview, come
and see the Promised Land that you
helped to reach and if you are a more
recent graduate, come and see the
reality of that promise which has
emerged from two hectic years of read-
just unlit at the new site. But whatever year you mny be, or whatever
your motive, eonu* and enjoy yourself
and meet the people you used to know.
Remember the dates—November 4,
5, ti and 7 -Thanksgiving week-end.
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BBBl THE   U B Y 8 8 E Y G R A 1)
OCTOBBR 28, 1687
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Published by the Alumni Association of the University of
British Columbia.
Mailed regularly to Graduates tn payment of Alumni Feea
Publication Offke at 1481 Broadway Watt, Vanoouver, 8.0.
SOITOR    -    -    Clifford H. Dewllng
ASSOCIATES    *    Marjorie Aflnew
Gordon Soott
Kr^.^^rarrjrai?iri,a«jfcsrw^*sar--'r
OCTOBER 28, 1927
eaitniTii fa<^iK--u,
DRY-BUT PLEASE READ
At the last general meeting of tho Alumni Association much
healthy criticism was levelled at a policy—or lack of policy—
of the Association. Wo wero urged to give more consideration
to the absent members. It was pointed ont that, Although over
fifty per cent of our members live out of tho City of Vancouver,
practically all our attention was devoted to local affairs, social
snd otherwise. The only attention given to non-resident members was towards the collection of foes and the bulletin and
directory service. The bulletins were irrogulsr nnd brief, and
carried no account of our minutes nor of the disposal of membership fees.
The meeting decided that the criticism wag justified. This
year we shall eater to the out-of-town members through our
Publicity Department. Wo are attempting a programme that
may be too ambitious, but wo depend on our full membership
to assist us, We have gradually increased the slue of the
bulletin (Ubysseygrad) from one to four pages and wo intend
t to publish as many numbers as our finances will permit. The
cost of printing and mailing a paper of this sixe is high, and wo
shall need your support. Much of our spaoo shall be devoted to
personal items since our eritios consider them of the most
interest. Any such items wM bo received with thanks. Wo
cordially invite constructive criticism oither of the paper or
of the Association, and shall open a correspondence column in
our next number.
In regard to the general policy of tho Association there is
little to say. We have but ono idea—-to assist the University.
We try to do this by keeping in touch with tho students, the
Faculty, Senate, and Board of Governors. We have taken part
in various .student movements and have (insisted them in raising
money for worthy purposes. Our representatives on the Senate
endeavor to bring the student nnd Alumni ideas hefore (hat
body. Our Graduates on the Faculty have our interests at heart.
It is very necessary, however, that all delegates and representatives of our Association have the hacking of the entire graduate membership. Tho secondary object, then, is to hold our
Society together. Wo hope to do this through our publicity
department and by moans of meetings and social gatherings
The latter functions are practically self-supporting, and the
criticism that funds collected
from non - resident members
are devoted to entertaining
local members is without
foundation.
Elsewhere in this issue
will be found work already
planned for the season. Your
co-operation will make our efforts a sucoess.
Once more we dun you for
fees, but hope that this tirab
there will be a more satisfactory return for your investment.
Fees may be paid to the treasurer, Lyle Atkinson. Correspond-
once and news items tor thla
paper may be addressed to "The
"Ubysseygrad," e|o Clifford M.
Dowllag, 1461 Broadway W„ or to
Miss Marjorie Agnow, 3S7S—18th
Ave, W., or to Mr. (lordon Scott,
Suite 11, Commerce libit, 640
Hunting* W.
MINUTES OF THE LAST
OENERAL MEETING
The annual meeting of the
Alumni Association was held
ou May 18, 1927, in the Blue
Room of tho Hotel Vaucouver.
The Treasurer's report,
showing a balance of $164.52,
was reported.
Mr. Gordon Scott presented
the report of the Publication
Committee, stressing the fact
that insufficient attention waa
being given to the out-of-town
members of the Society. He
pointed out that only through
the bulletin nnd directory
could the Executive hold the
interest of theae members.   Mr.
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Varsity Dane*
Joint auspices of of Alumni
Sooiety and Faoulty Women's Club.
Lester Court, November 2.'
Mourn t to 1
Tlokete obtainable from
Georgia Pharmacy, Registrar's Offloe at University,
Doris Shorney, Kathleen
Peek, Oraen Barvfleld, Sid An*
deroon, or membere of the
the Faoulty Women'a Committee (Mre. Turnbull, convener).
Many novelty features.
Bridge for non-dancers.
Qet tlokete early — 12.00
single, #4.00 couple.
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Scott advocated a four-page
bulletin to ho published three
times a year. Moved by Mr.
Scott und Miss Isabel Harvey
that the Association recommend to the Executive that the
sum of $200.00 be set aside to
cover the expense of issuing
bulletins.   Carried.
After some disoussion it was
deolded that the flrst issue of
the Bulletin be mailed to all
members, but the subsequent
issues be mailed only to those
who have paid their fees.
Moved by Messrs. Sherwood
Lett and John Grace that a
Directory bo publiahcd in the
year 1927-28 if nuances will
permit.   Carried.
Moved by Mr. Robert Hunter
and Miss Evelyn Story that the
names of those graduating in
11)27 appear in the new directory.    Carried.
Mr. Sherwood Lett reported
that the matter of life members' fees would shortly come
before the Senate.
The following officers were
then elected for the year 1927-
28.
Hon. President •-- President
Jvlinck.
President—Sherwood Lett.
First   Vice • President — John
Grace.
Second V ice-President—Evelyn Story.
Secretary—Grace Smith.
Treasurer—Lyall Atkinson.
PUBLICATION BOARD
Bulletin-
Editor—Clifford II. Dowling
Asst. Editors—-Marjorie Ag-
new and Gordon Scott.
Directory—Robert Hunter.
Records—Annie Hill.
(Note—Owing to the fact
that the elected Secretary has
taken up her residence in Victoria, the Executive, on October 4, appointed Miss Helen
Peck Secretary of the Association.)
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Aspirants to Con*
jugal Bliss
—mmmiei
«Vl
St. George's Church was the
scene of the weddings of My*. ■
tie KHlpatriok, Arts "ft, snd
Arthur Lord, Arts '21, on Sep-
tember 20th, snd of Helen Turpin, Arts '24, and Jack Grant,
Arts '24, on October 1,
Other weddings are—
North Willis, Arts '22, to Roland Michener, Rhodes Scholar
from the University of Alberts,;
now practising law in Toronto,;
George Lipsey, Sc. '24, to
Miss MacDonald, Britannia
Beach.
Jean Straus,' Arts '23, to Mr.
F. Knurling, of Seattle.
Jessie Lett, Arts '21, to Cecil
Cock, Sc. '23.
Florence Chapin, Arts 16, to
Dr. Ray Wilson, formerly of
Vaucouver, now practising in
San Francisco.
Mildred Teeple, Arts '24, to
Mr. Monty Caple, of Vancouver. '!
Nellie Wilkinson, Arts '25, to
Mr. M. Clarke, Vancouver.
Orsen Banfleld, Sc. '22, to,
Beatrice Timmins, a graduate
of the University of Alberta.   (
Dorothy Hopper, Arts '22, to
Robert Munro, Arts '22. The
Munros have gone to reside in
Kansas City, Missouri.
Lloyd Baynes. Arts '23, to
Miss Bctsworth, of Vancouver.
Bill McKcc, Arts '24, to Miss
Beatrice Hun ter, of Spokane,
Washington.
Gordon Abernethy, Arts '26,
to Miss Nonuu Robarts, of Vancouver.
Doris Lee, Arts '23, to Frederick Luzenby, Sc. '25.
Lyman Meadows, Arta '24, te
Miss Browu, af New York.
James Bennett, Sc. '24, to
Miss Margaret Anderson, of
Vancouver.
Eloise Angell, Arts '26, to
Mr. B. Tudhopo, Toronto.
Helen Whiteside, Arts '25, to
Jimmy Smith, Arts '25.
Wc also hear that Wells
Coates, Sc. '22, has been married in London, England, and
that Cosine Swanson, Arts '20,
Johnny Gibbard, Arts '26, and
John Grace, Vice-President of
the Alumni, have joined the
ranks.
ALUMNI   FIBS
geee  are  sl.00. for  out-of-town [OCTOBER 28. 1927
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Current Records of a
Few Careers
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Visitors to Europe
Among tho members of the
[Atantnl who are representing
us in Europe are—
»f Brltton Brook, Se. '26, work-
Int in Geology in Serbia.
Phyllis Gregory, Arts '25,
[studying Vienna and Russia.
Marie Faw.cett, Arts '24, See-
brsteiy in Crosby Hall, London,
[England.
l5at Grauer, Arts '25, at Ox-
Iforia.
Allan Harris, Arts '22, study-
[|ng in Paris,
Dorothy Dallas, Arts '23, has
Returned to Paris after a noli-
[day in Vancouver.
Archie Fee, Arts '25, received his doctor's degree from
[tho University of London, and
flag been awarded the Dwight
[Scholarship, which allows him
[to study in Europe.
Pauline Gintzbnrger, Arts
[Id, has left for a trip to Europe.
Dorothy Taylor, Arts '25,
[and Mrs. "Wilfred Sadler returned recently from an extensive trip abroad.
Christie Urquhart, Arts '22,
Ispent the summer in France
[and Scotland.
And Mot in Europe
Ab.  Richards,  Ag.   '23.  has
lehanged his headquarters from
Summerland to Agassiz.
Bill Scott, Sc. '22, is with the
H. 0. Electric Co. at Bridge
River.
John dyne, Arts '2:1, is practising law in Prince Rupert.
Van Wilby teaches Zoology
at the Agricultural College at
Fargo, North Dakota.
Hugh Keenleyside, Arts '20,
and Katherine Keenleyside,
Arts '20, have left for Toronto,
whore Hugh has accepted a
position with the McMillan
Publishing Co.
Sadie Boyles, Arts '26, has
returned from Paris and is
teaching in Victoria.
Janet MacDonald, Arts '26,
Who was also studying in Paris,
lae returned home.
Grace Smith, Arts '25, is
eachhig High School in Vic-
oria.
W. P. Maxwell, Arts '16, and
Jilly Wilson, Arts 16, are both
caching in the city.
Doris McKay, Arts '26, lib-
wry work at McGiil.  ,
Mary Robertson, Arjs '27, ut
he University Library.
Lawrence Hnllett, Arta-:'28,
has been appointed to the staff
of the University of Oregon.
Alan Hurst, Arts '22, has
been appointed principal of the
Revelstoke High School,
Jean Thompson, Arts '25, has
returned to the city and has
taken a position in the laboratory of the General Hospital.
Gertrude Dowsley, Arts '27,
is also on the Hospital staff.
Roy Elsey, Arts '25. has gone
to the University of Chicago.
Percy Southcott, Arts '18,
and Bonnie Southcott, Arts '18,
havo left, to make their home in
Toronto.
Shirley Murison, Arts '17,
has moved to Chamberley,
whore her husband has a position on the College staff.
Harry Purdy, Arts '25, has
gone to the University of
Washington.
Norman Robertson, Arts '23,
has gone to the Robert Brookings Graduate School of Economics,
Geoffery Brunn, Arts '24,
has gone to the College of New
York.
Dorothy Brown. Arts '27,
with the Manitoba Government
in Bacteriology.
Margaret Koillrr, Arts "27,
studying medicine in Toronto,
Donald Calvert, Arts '27,
Scholarship in English at to-
ronto.
Muriel Wagenhauser, Arts
'27, Scholarship in History at
Clark University.
Earl Birney, Arts '26, leaching Fellowship in Berkeley.
Milla Alihan, Arts '27, instructing in Sociology af Smith
College,
Margaret Hurry, Arts '27,
Scholarship at North Carolina.
Charlie Mottley, Arts '27,
National Research Scholarship
in Biology.
Leslie Howlett, Arts '27, National Research Scholarship in
Physics, at Toronto.
D'Arcy Marsh, Arts "26,
teaching at Prince Rupert.
Stanley Moodie has abandoned the teaching profession
to become Liberal organizer for
British Columbia.
Walter Lamiiug, Arts '25,
has returned to Vancouver
after having spent several
years ut post graduate work at
Cornell,
A FEW MORS SCHOLAR-
SH1P AWARDS
Swanzcy Peck received his
Ph.D. at tho University of
Pittsburg, and is now chemical
engineer with a paint company
there.
Al Buchanan, Arts '24, has a
Scholarship with the University of Toronto.
Percy Barr, Se. '24, goes to
Yale and Peter Palmer, Arts
'26, to Sanford.
ALUMNI  UNDERTAKES
NEW WORK
An Alumni Historical Association has been formed lately
under the direction of William
Murphy, a graduate of '26. Tho
object of the Association is to
collect historical data and interesting relics pertaining to
the early history of our pro-
vincc, and with this end in
view representatives ure being
appointed in the larger cities
and towns. An advisory committee has been formed, consisting of prominent citizens,
who have always taken a great
interest, not only in the history
of the province, but also in the
University itself. With their
guidance the Association hopes
to canvas older residents of
this country and obtain from
them such particulars of the
early history of the province as
are not to be found elsewhere.
It is believed that a considerable amount of information
pertaining to Ihe actual experiences of these old-timers will
lie obtained, and that still further light will thus be thrown
on the growth of the province.
The Association has obtained
two ancient totem poles from
the Musi'iieam Indian Reserve
in Point Grey. These have
been restored, and it is intended that they be presented
to the University during Homecoming Week in November.
Great credit is due Mr. Sherwood Lett, President of the
Alurajni Association, for his
work in the procuring of these
interesting old relics.
0EL2BRATI0N8 THIS
CHRISTMAS
A programme Is being ar*
ringed for the Chriatmaa
holidays, If you axpset to
Spend the holidays In Vanoouver, notify the Secretary,
Mlas Helen Peek, IStO 18th
Avenue West.
m»—«-
George Vincent, Arts '26, is
teaching High School at Nanaimo.
Evelyn Crich, Arts '25, is
teaching High School at Armstrong, B.C.
Florence McLeod, Arts '25, is
teaching PHgh School at Victoria.
Inglis Hosang, Arts '1!>, is
studying international law at
the University of California.
OHANOES   AMD  PROMO-
TIONB IN FACULTY
The University welcomes
back Dean Brock, Dr. Boggs
and Dr. Sadler. Dr. Sadler was
the first man to be sent abroad
from Canada on a Rockfcller
Scholarship. He spent the last
year in Denmark and France.
Dr. BurWash has left to take
a position wiith the Ontario
Government.
Dr. R. H. Clarke has beon appointed head of the Chemistry
Department, and Dr. Archibald
has been appointed Research
Professor.
Other promotions are—
Associate Professors—Dr. F.
Marshall, Dr. F. Walker, Professor F. Buck, Dr. J. Wyman,
Professor Richardson, Professor E. Dixon, Professor V. 8. 8.
Mundsen. Dr. I. Maclnnes is
Assistant Professor.
Dr. Ashtou is abroad studying at Cambridge and Paris,
and is also Agricultural Representative from U. B. C. in the
Empire Marketing and Food
Supply Commission.
Professor G. B. Spencer, is
iloing research work at the
I'niveisity of Toronto.
Professor G. G. Moe is at
Cornell on a Research Scholarship.
WILL LEOTURE ON WEST
COAST INDIANS
Marius Barbeau has been appointed lecturer in Anthropology and will discuss the habits
of the West Coast Indians.
Frank  Levers, Arts   '26,  isv
teaching High School at Princeton, B.C.
Harry S. Gutteridge, Ag. »25,
is Assistant Dominion Poultry
Inspector at Ottawa.
Desmond Kidd, Sc. '27, has a
Scholarship in Geology at
Princeton.
Carm,en Sing is teaching
High School in Toronto.
Roland and Mabel Lanning,
after completing a library
course at Washington, are employed with the University
Library. THE   U B Y 8 8 E Y G R A D
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Scandal, Gossip and a
s
in m in I,urn.m>
Bounder. Meet
On Thursday, September 1st, nt
the University Club, the Rouhd
Tkble Society held their first meeting of the season. Those present
were: Messrs. Oeorge Dixon, Ctord.
Meeklson, Jtim Lawrence, Gord.
Scott, Keony Carlisle, Bob Four-
nler, Sid Anderson and Bob Mc-
Luokle. An Informal tea was
served, Bob Foamier pouring. Jim
Lawrence, retiring treasurer, read
the financial report showing very
satisfactory returns for the past
year. The funds were then turned
over to (lord. Scott., the treasurer
elect, Oeorge Dixon, the new
presldont. led a discussion on the
subject "Hidden Treasure," und
curious experiences were related In
many of which the treasure, when
discovered wan of little or no value.
A vote of thuuks was given to Hoi,
Fournler and Jim Lawrence, whose
generosity mude the meet Ing a success, and the society then adjourned to the Commodore for refreshments.
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Good-Bye Eloise
As will appeinr else where In the
paper, Eloise has gone and done It.
The fortunato thief Is Mr. 11, Tud-
hope, a former Vancouvor boy, now
living at Toronto. Yes, "Young
Lochjinvar came out of the West,"
but, judging from results, his steed
wus suffering from heebie-jeebies.
He returned to Vancouver broken
in health, but  Is Improving every
day.
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OibBon in Town
Henry .J. lias been in the City of
Vancouver for u couple of month*.
We Interviewed ln'.in, hut with tin
usual lack of success. Henry
asked three I'ucstlons for every
one he answered. He seemed mildly astonished to hear that our
directory described him as a Mew
York Advertiser by trade. He admitted a residence in California.
New York, and way points, looks
prosperous, and still evidences his
taste for brown suits. The foregoing, In fact. Is the total result
of i» two-hour Interview by three
astute reporters.
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Prospective Alumni
We wish to extend greetings to
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wood at Agassiz, Mr. and Mrs. Lome Jackson,
Professor and Mrs. Angus, Dr. nnd
Mrs. Weir, Mr. and Mrs. ('homester and Mr. and Mrs. Knupp.
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And Yet Another
Tommy Taylor announces his
engagement to Barbara Howell, of
H'nsdaie, III. Tommy has been appointed to the staff ut Toronto In
the Department of Forest Pathology.
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Webby Settling
Since our last issue Wobby Han
field has become a benedict, lie
now looks even more settled down
than formerly.    This may be the
LIBT  Of APPOINTMENT*
TO V. B. 0. STAJTf
result ot a send-off accorded him
by a large circle of admirers. We
are informed that he was congratulated very enthusiastically at University Club,
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Kingham Slipping
Ronny informs us that he is making the break In spring. He says
it happened this Way. Her dad Bells
Packards. Ronny bought one on
easy terms to get a stand-In. Owing to his present financial conditions the only way to prevent a
seizure of the car by the, vendor Is
u marriage Into the family. He is
astonishingly cheerful In spite of
his approaching catastrophe,
Dailies Please Oopy
Messrs. Inn Shaw. Cordon Scott
nnd James Lawrence have opened a
high-class law office with special
rates for bootleggers. j
Compliments from China     |
In a previous Issue we printed |
the following: "Mrs. Arthur Hed-j
don (Klrsteen Leveson. '23), of
Shanghai, China, has recently
moved out of the war zone to Hong
Kong. Remembering K'.rsteen,'.we
are surprised." Klrsteen writes:
"I have Just received a copy of the
Bulletin and wish to state that I
hnve never left Shanghai, or hud
any Intention of so doing. Also I
consider your comment on the
statement most Insulting." We
apologize. The article should read:
"Mrs. Arthur Seddon (Klrsteen
Leveson. '2.'0 of Shanghai. China,
has not moved out of (he war /one
to Hong Kong. Rcmcmhci-Ing Kir
sli'eii.   we  are   not   surprised."
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Alumni Suicide
An Alumni ring was found recently on the shore of Paul Lake,
near Kamloops. The party interested should communicate with
Ruth Harrison, Arts '21, of Kamloops.
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Extra!   Extra)
Even ns we pound out this copy
a phone message comes in from
Jimmy Lawrence and Ian Shaw re
questing us to dash out to assist
them In celebrating a recent arrival In the home, of Bruce Fraser,
'22, and Mrs. Fraser. '23. We must
cease A reporter's time is never
his own.
Dsc*a$*d
CHARLES  0.   D.  ROBERTS
IS AT U. B. C.
Charles (i. I). Huberts has accepted an appointment as special lecturer in the English Department of the University. We
become the first University to
have 011 our staff a nationnlly-
known Canadian poet lecturing
011 Canadian poetry.
Appointments to the staff of the
University ot British Columbia to
the number of thirty-five, of which
no fftwer than twenty-seven are
graduates of U, B. c, wero con-
Armed at a meeting of the Board
of Governors recently.
Succeeding Dr. Hugh L. Keenleyslde, whose resignation was accepted, Mr, Francis Pulnter, B.A.,
native ot Vancouver and son of Mr.
il. J, P. Palntor, city assessor, was
appointed special lecturer In history, Mr. Fainter' graduated in
1025, and has since been studying
at Clarke University and at Unlveralty of California.
Dr, Charles G. D. Roberts, well-
known Canadian poet and historian, has beon appointed special lee
turer In Canadian literature.
Other appointments and reap-
appointments follow:
Miss Mildred II. Campbell, H.A.,
(llrtt. Col.), assistant in botany;
Mile, Yvonne Dori'.ot, Brevet Super,
lour (France), assistant In French;
Miss -VV'essle Tipping, D.A. (Ilrit.
Col. 1, assistant in French; K. 15.
DelaVfiuit, B.e.sl,., L.on I). (Paris),
assistant i!n French ; Madame (I.
Barry, assistant In French; Miss
Madge Portsmouth, B. A. (Brit.
Col.), assistant ln French; Miss 8.
J. Battle, M.A. (Brit. Col.), assistant In German; A. Lighthall, B.Se.
(iMjcWll). Instructor In civil engineering; A. (I. Stuart, U.S. (Mc(llll),
Instructor In civil engineering; W.
B. Bishop, assistant metallurgy.
Miss Jean Davidson, M.A. (Brit.
Col.), assistant In botany; R. W.
Pillsbury. D.A. (Brit. Col), assistant in botany; R. H. Hall, B.A.
(Brit. Col.), assistant in chemistry;
A. F. Uulluugher, B.A. (Brit. Col),
assistant in choinAiry: ll. R. L.
Strelght, B.A., (llrit. Col.), assistant in chemistry; Krne.st Morell,
B.A. (llrit. Col.), assistant in chemistry; Ha/en Nunn, B.A.Sc. (Brit.
Col.),  assistant  in  chemistry.
John L. Cutterall. B.A. (Brit.
Col.), assistant In classics; Mls^t
Dorothy Blakey, B.A., M.A. (Brit.
Col.). M.A. (Toronto), assistant lu
English; Miss M. D. Mawdsley,
B.A. (McOlll), assistant In English; Joseph Kanla. B.A.Sc. (Brit.
Col.), assistant In geology; Kaye
Lamb, B.A. (Brit. Col.i, usslstant
In history; Edmund Morrison, B.A.
(Bi»!t. Col.), assistant In English;
Miss Doris Leo, M.A. (Brit. Col.),
assistant in economics: Miss C.
Islay Johnston, Mj.A. (Brit. Col.),
assistant in mathematics; Miss
May L. Barclay, M.A. (Br'.t. Col.),
assistant In mathematics; A. t
Melllsh, B.A. (Brit. Col.), assistant
In mathematics; H. D, Smith, B.A.
(Brit. Col.), assistant In mathematics; C. G. Patton, B.A. (Brit. Col.),
assistant In mathematics; Miss
Gertrude Smith. B.A., M.A. (Brit.
Col.), Instructor In zoology; Dr. D,
F, Stedman, BB.A.Sc. (Brit. Col.),
Ph.D. (London), Instructor In
chemistry; Cecil A. Lamb, B.A.Sc.
(Brtl Col.), M.S.A. (McOlll). assistant In agronomy; Allan H. Flndley,
B.A.Sc. (Brit. Col.), M.S. (111.), assistant professor In civil engineering.
'rciian   ■
Graduates and undergraduates
alike learned with regret Of the
death of David Warden, Arts 'ft?,
who waa killed while mountain I
climbing In North Vanoouver en •■[
September 18 last. Dave had ,■
brilliant eoholaatlo record and m*
prominent In college 01 roles. A
VISITORS IN VANCOUVER
THIS   SUMMER
Familiar   faces  seen  at   the
i University Club.
1   Terry (iuerusey. Sc. '23, from
! New York.
j     Ilebcr   .loiics,   Sc.   '24,   from
, I'lilliium,  Washington.
I     Freddie Laird, Arts '21, from
Madison, Wisconsin.
Tommy IVardon, Arts '21,
from Xew  York.
Cosine Swanson, Se. '29,
from Madison, Wis.
Lloyd Wheeler, Arts '24,
from Madison, Wis. (Lecturer
at the Summer Session of U. B.
C)
Harry Cassidy, Arts '23, who
was here with Beatrice Cassidy,
Se. '23, from North Carolina.    :
Steve Plummet*, Sc.  '21, from |
Surf Inlet, <
Harold Offord, Arts '24, from
Berkeley, Calif.
Alfred Rive, Arts '21, from
Yale.
Maurice    Home,    Arts    '28,,
from Mctlill.
Lionel Stevenson, Arts '22,
front Berkeley, Calif.
Carl Tolmie, Arts '24, from
Yale.
Frank Turnbull, Arts '2il,
from University of Toronto,
Harold fitter, Atf. *24, from
Pekin, China.
Mrs. K. Hoy, Arts '20, from
Newark, N. .1. * ai1*t. ^
l-.;t1 iA'«,,/-
V^^^liir^ar
Sir?
/sjueti TWoo Weefc(y by the Students' Publications Board of The University of British Columbia.
SB
Volume Xt
VANCOUVER, B.C., OCTOBER 28th, 1927
No. 9.
ARTS AND SCIENCE TO CLASH
IN MILLER CUP GAME SATURDAY
Scisnot) Fevered to Emerge Victorious; Plans Furtherexi for
Rossiving Edmonton snd Dalhousio
A heated argument Is expected Saturday afternoon when Arts and
leitnee clash In the Miller Cup Series at 1:00 p.m. Rumor has it that many
Old feuda are to be renewed and a battle royal ia expected. The bowler hat
brigade have been given the odds but it is an ancient tradition that it the
Women ot the split egg squad should turn out ID great hordes and back their
warriors with both vehemence, rolling pins and what-nots, the aristoorata
lAlght set a run tor their money.
The engineering aggregation are In fine fettle and are taking heavy doses
of NaH804 in their hot milk at night,   Capt. Tupper believes that there
are no better pig-skin chasers on the
Mainland. However, Mr, Baton ft Oo,
may have something to say to that
and If the manner In which Kid Noble
aad his haymakers pushed the Science
scrum around the lot Wednesday Is
any sign of superiority we would advise Mr, Tupper to administer about
two doaes of his pet exterminator
mixed with bull-dog biscuits.
A further attraction to this game Is
to make Its appearance In the form
Of Coach Tyrwhltt. Jaok Is going to
blow the whistle.
Oord. Logan Out.
Oord. Logan, crack fullback ot
several years ago, made his first
appearance Wednesday afternoon and
demonstrated that he has not lost any
ot his talent of former seasons. Oord.
received injuries several years ago,
but has been pronounced Al and fit
for more battle by eminent Physicians. Logan plays a stellar game in
the back position, kicking with precision, runnng and tacktig hard.
Another shining light showed up tor
practice when Bill Locke went
through the paces with his usual
ability.
Bdmonton Squad Strong
The last letter from Coach Brown
ot the Bdmonton squad was to the
effect that his bunch wore going
through strenuous practices and that he
expected them to give a much better
account of themselves than any former
Alberta side. All the men are young
and husky tholr average age being
around twer.ty-one. Eighteen will be
In the party and some reports state
that Johnnie McLean, former captain
of our own McKechnie Cup squad a
few years back and now attending the
Alberta College, is to be among those
travelling.
The homecoming feature will probably be contended by the likely members of this year's McKechnie Cup
psquad and some Idea of its defensive
ability and the umoothness of its
scoring machine will be observed. All
the men are ^uttiitu; Into the best of
shape and are showing keen interest
to make the team. Choice of men will
not be easy. The game Is scheduled
for 2:30 at the Point and promises to
be a battle royal. It will be proceeded
by a high school final which will aet
as a curtain raiser to the main event.
Tickets for this game are now on sale
and will be distributed by the co-eds.
In connection with the forthcoming
visit of the Dalhousle University team
at Christmas it has been Intimated
that Varsity will receive two out of
the three games while the "Rep" team
will play the odd one. Arrangements
are being made to entertain the
eastern visitors' ln private homes and
Fraternity houses. The Atlantic coast,
boys are reported to be enthusiastic
over the trip to the Pacific coast and
are all eagerness to make tho squad.
Eastern league schedules are now in
full swing and somo style of the
game played will best be ascertained
by later* reports.
Intermediate games
Besides the senior names Saturday
Varsity Intermediates also have a
promising schedule, The Frosh are
expected to take on the Techs at 3.0(1
p.m. ut Strntheonu Park, while tho
other team Is to meet the Meraloma
"A"s on l.owcr Brock ton at. 'loo p.m.
Both hiiiihiIm are out for vengeance
after lust weeks results and If numbers are any Indication of enthusiasm,
and we believe ihey are, then It may
he expected that, many a tired prodigal
will return to his local domicile .Saturday night.
Parliament Discusses
Topics of "Kid."
A very lively meeting of the atudenta' Parliament was held at 8
O'clock on Wednesday afternoon, Oct.
16th. There was a good turn-out and
several visitors in the gallery.
the flrst matter tor discussion had
to do v|th the Mens* and Womens'
Llterarjr Societies. Tbe two executives
have of late been working on the idea
ot an amalgamation of the two societies. It was moved and seconded that
they merge under a joint executive.
Another suggestion of the executives was that the Student Parliament
beheld ever*/ other week, and that the
Intervening Wednesday be made a
Literary Sooiety meeting. This suggestion was passed and left to be
acted upon by the executive.
Mr. N. Abramson, the honorable
member from Revelstoke, was elected
as Clerk of the House.
A motion was brought np by Hon.
Orahfiffl Trom Graham Island and
seconded by the member from Pentlcton. It read as follows: "Resolved
that no person will be admitted as an
Undergraduate into this University
unless he or she has attained the
mental, physical, and chronological
age of sixteen years."
'With great enthusiasm the House
discussed, and criticized this motion.
Hon. F. C. Pllkington aald that
eeveral "kids" were allowed into University. He suggested that youngsters, mentally and physically under
the age of sixteen, should do outdoor
work for a year or two before beginning concentrated study. One member pointed out that often the greatest minds of past days were weaklings
and physically unfit. A lady member
added, that by enforcing such a rule,
we would deprive many clever young
people, of a good chance of enriching
their minds.
Should we allow students (?) of 17,
with a mental age of 12 and a physical
age of say 13 Into our Universities?
. One member maintained that, if we
allowed mere children into our University, we would soon bave to Bpoon-
feed our freshmen in tho cafeteria,
and guide them around the campus.
Chronological age is of little importance and physical age has very little
effect on mental age. What is more
important is the social age. But how
can we measure mental and physical
ages? As the leader ot the Opposition
explained, there are standardized intelligence tests and measurement,
weight and Btrength tables which
enable the authorities to find the correct age of the individual.
Mr. Underbill, honourable member
from Union Bay, stated that as we
become older our minds and bodies
shrink. This idea was exploded, for
good judgment is highest in men of
ages between forty and sixty.
After an hours' enthusiastic debato
the House adjourned.
FROSH!!
A snake parade is to be held on
Saturday at two o'clock from Gamble
Orounds to Brockton Point, Everybody out! Bring any "musical" Instruments that are suitable for the occasion and any Jan caps or slickers that
may be available. Appropriate signs
will be greatly appreciated by all.
Let's get the crowd interested In
our Rugby games, let's support our
own teams, and, Incidentally, lets
show tho world that we are a real
Freshman Class. Watch the notice
Boards tor further Information.
Council Discusses
Various Problems
At a mooting of the Students'
Council on Monday it was deolded
that poppies wll! be sold at the University on Armistice day. These poppies have always been sold on the olty
streets, but this year students will
have the opportunity of buying them
on the campus. The University will
vote on the disposition of the money
collected so It Is hoped that everyone
will wear a poppy on this day. Many
suggestions were offered regarding
the program that will be carried out
In commemoration of the Armistice.
These will be brought forward at a
meeting of tho Canadian Legion by
the two University delegates, Les.
Brown and Bill Masterson. The customary two minute silence will be observed, but the rest ot tbe ceremony
has yet to be arranged.
It was announced that the Idaho-
U.B.C. debate will be held on Wednesday, November 30.
The Canadian Rugby Club made
application to have a game on the
Home-coming week-end programme.
It was decided that since one against
Bdmonton is to be held on Saturday,
the Canadian Rugby team will play
Vancouver on Monday, November 7.
The question of the Students' Court
was discussed and the proposed constitution read. Council hopes to have
this court, which will try all student
offenders, in operation very shortly.
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Literary Societies
to Form Union
At a Joint meeting of the executives
ot the Men's and Women's Literary
Societies, held on Tuesday noon, it
was decided to conduct the two
societies under one combined executive and according to a fixed programme. Mr. Francis Pllkington, who
was made president of the combined
executive, outlined the recognized
duties of the Literary Societies ot the
University.
Affairs to be arranged are, Debates:
lnter-class debates, where the men's
and the women's will be conducted
separately and the winners of each
will meet in a mixed contest. There
will also be various debates arranged
between 'Varsity and the Vancouver
Debating League, and between 'Varsity and Victoria College.
In the Spring, arrangements will be
made for tho Annual Oratorical Contest, for which there, are valuable
prizes offered, In tbe meantime, tho
Society will cany on from time to
time, an Open Forum, and every other
week, the Student's Parliament will
meet as usual. Furthermore, there
will be var'oua speakers Invited to
address the Society, and for one of Its
meetings, a Mock Trial has been
planned.
The executive appointed for the
joint societies are: President, Francis
Pllkington, Vice-president, Alice
Weaver, Treasurer, Richard Yerburgh,
Secretary (to be appointed by the
Women's Literary Society), and the
men and women Literary Representatives ot the various years. The Vice-
president was appointed to represent
the Literary Societies on the L. S. D.
executives.
L.S.D.JV1EETS
The regular meeting of the Literary
and Scientific Department was held
on Monday, Oct. 21, at I p.m. The
minutes of the previous meeting, as
amended by the atudenta' Council,
were  read and adopted,
The Debates estimate of *l»"O0 and
the revised budget of the Biological
Discussion Club for SN.fiO were passed
a'ler a  little discussion
A motion by Mr. F.llloll, and seconded by Mr. Rowland, appointing Mr.
Norman Cold lo the position ol As
slstiuil Debates Manager, was passed
unanimously.
A heated discussion arose over the
matter ol whether or not clubs should
he compelled to oXIO'1 ll fee ol 11.(Ml
trom all members before pri'si-ntlng a
budget to the Students' Council. As
Council had already rejected the mo
tion of tho Literary and Scientific Department In favor ol such a ruling,
the meeting was unable to take any
further  action  on  the  matter.
Secretary of Rhodes Trust
Gives Address to Student Body
Mr. Phillip Kerr Gives Interesting Talk to Small
Gathering on Rhodes' Foundation
"In his will, Cecil Rhodes expressed the hope that his soholars would, Is
later experience, esteem the performance ot publlo duties as their tilghett
aim In life." Using this statement as a key, Mr. Phillip Kerr, Secretary of. the
Rhodes Scholarship Trout, outlined the possibilities and literal sold mine that
Is latent tn the Rhodes Scholarship, when addressing an enthusiastic eudlettoa
ln the auditorium on Wednesday noon.
Introducing the speaker, Lrslie Brown mentioned the faot that ths
RhodeB Scholarship should be at vital Importance to people ot British
Columbia, especially as within .he next month from this university, thi
Rhodes scholar who Is to represent the province tor the year will be selected.
Mr. Kerr, before dealing wita the -tsstmBE-assaTata-Bna^
advantages of this scholarship, point*
ed out its one blemish; that tail mine
of opportunity is not u.~z to women,
—only men are eligible at present.
This detect, however, Is one ot quantity rather than quality, as the speaker is of tbe opinion that in the near
future there will be an equivalent
scholarship tor women.
In order that his audience should
know the underlying principles of the
Rhodes Scholarship, Mr. Kerr devoted
some time to the history of the
founder's life. He told how this self-
made man had gone to Natal for his
health when still a boy, and took up
farming. Soon after his arrival great
diamond discoveries were made in
South Africa, and the young man,
realizing that here was opportunity,
gave up his farm and hastened to the
mining camps.
As a result ot his industry and ability he became a predominant figure,
and in less than twelve years attained
the position ot chairman of the board
controlling the country's diamond Industry. He was subsequently largely
responsible for organizing the diamond industry of the world."
"But the remarkable fact," continued Mr. Kerr, "is that on his own
initiative he returned to England and
spent three years at the University
of Oxford, in spite of his business
interests and the many obstacles he
had to overcome." This goes to show
what Cecil Rhodes thought ot a university education.
In a short time Rhodes became the
Prime Minister of Cape Colony, and
founded many of the prevailing Ideas
In tho government of South Africa today. He was perhaps the first leading South African that realized the
possibilities of the vast hinterland,
and worked hard for the control of
Central Africa by Cape Colony. As
a result the great province of Rhodesia is a monument to hla name. Ho
left his fortune of approximately
seventeen millions of dollars, to be
used for the advancement of education. In accord with certain specifications regarding this endowment his
fortune was left for the progress and
betterment of the world,
Mr. Kerr went on to point out, how,
in the opinion of Cecil Rhodes, the
destiny of the world rested to a large
extent ln the hands ot the English
speaking peoples and the Germans;
hence Mr. Rhodes decided that his
fortune should be used so that the
most suited individuals of these
peoples would be afforded the best
possible opportunity of furthering the
interests of humanity.
"Democracy has its advantages,"
said the speaker, "but it also has disadvantages. No democracy can travel
and as a result one country as a whole
cannot understand another. But lt
the right sort of people receive a
broad education they can do much to
further good will among nations. Thia,
then, is the object of the Rhodes
Scholarship, as outlined by the secretary of the Trust.
There are 200 Rhodes scholars each
your. The fact that these representatives trom differeut parts of the world
come In contact with one another Is
In Itself a broadening factor. The
scholarship carries with it $2,000 por
year for three years. Bach scholar
spends six months of the year at Oxford, and six months tn travelling aud
studying anywhere In Europe. In
the words of Mr. Kerr, "the Individual
Is left to dig about In the gold mine
of Oxford aud Europe."
ln Mr. Rhodes' opinion the man best
suited for the work should be ac all-
(Continued on Page 4)
DEBATERS
BIG PROGRAMME
On Monday last the final tryout wag
held to plok the Intercollegiate debaters for the coming year. The too*
cessful candidates were: O. W.
Brazier, Harry Freeman, Lionel Laint,'
Orevllle Rowland, Richard Xerbursh,
and David Wad linger. Of these Lionel
Lalng, Orevllle Rowland and Richard
Yerburgh took part In InterwUejeJat*
debates last year, and David WStt>
linger won last year'a oratorical contest.
To this number are added four International debaters of previous years,
W. Masterson, D. Telford, D. Murphy
and P. Murphy. These are U. B. 0.'g
standard bearers ln the field of forensic effort this year and the measure
of their success will depend to no
small degree on the support Stven
them by the student body.
This term U. B. C. will debate
against two colleges to the south,
Idaho and Montana. Id'iho will send
a team here about November 30 and
U. B. C. will send a team to Montana
about the same time.
Next term nearly all forensic effort*
will be directed against Canadian
Colleges. In accordance with the
rules of the Western Canadian Debit*
ing League a team will be sent to
Manitoba while U. B. C. will entertain
at home a team from Saskatchewan.
Finally ln February the most import*
ant debate of the year will take place
when U. B. C. meets a team from the
University of Dalhousle.
Altogether the debating schedule
for this year should evoke some
lively encounters ln as much as our
opponents will come from Institutions
which have established formidable
names in the field of debating. It is
to be hoped that the students of this
university will cooperate with the
debaters in upholding the dignity ot
this college
Native Sons Name
History lopics
The Native Sons of Canada have
announced the subjects for this year's
history prize to be as follows: •"The
United States and Canada, 1849-1927,"
or "Canada and the Imperial Conference, 1887-1928."
The Native Sons of Canada
Scholarship.
This scholarship of the annual value
of *500 Is given by the Native Bona
of Canada, Assembly 2, through the
generosity of one of Its members, The
award, which Is Intended to promote
knowledge of Canada and devotion to
her interests, will be made to the undergraduate student of the Second,
Third or Fourth '.'ear In the Faculty
of Arts and Science who submits the
best thesis on an assigned subject of
Canadian History, Unless the leading esuay Is of exceptional merit, the
scholarship will be awarded ln amounts of |35o and 1150 to the first and
second  compel I tors,  respectively.
This Is the third year that the
scholarship has been offered; Miss
Mitchell and Mr. Levers being the Winners In ID20, and Mr. Lalng taking the
second   prise  In   1927
The topics lor this year deal wtth
matters of present day Interest to
Canada, and It la expected that many
sluileuts will compete for the scholarship. Further Information regarding
the award may be obtained from Mr.
F.   H.  Soward. mf^'WrW^fV-, ,»
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DEBATES
Last year th© subject of Debates was one which drew forth some
oomment from the Student Body. The students were confused concerning the organization of the debates. The Debates Manager was
Siaaatisfled with the support given to the debaters. There may have
SSli reason for questioning on both sides, we do not deny it, but
Judging from the reforms which are in progress at present, the
Studenta this year should have much less subject for criticism.
Not only will the combined efforts of the Men's and Women's
Literary Societies prove beneficial to debaters but also the co-operation of the president of the L.S.D., the debates manager nnd a Faculty
Advisory Board should improve the standard and increase the in-
tepest In debating at U. B. C. This year there will probably be fewer
debates but what there is will be of the best and will be given every
possible publicity. A Debates Board will control and organize all
events. The merits of the speakers in the Literary Societies and
'minor debates will be noted, and thus, the best material for major
events should be secured.
"We are pleased that such reforms have taken place in so Important
v A division of college activities. We hope this organization will con-
tlmue as it has begun, that its innovation will please the students and
that they will demonstrate their satisfaction by turning out well at
debates.
BARBARIANS, ARE WE?
This is the second^ time this year that we have felt called upon
to expostulate vigorously with the student body on tho matter of
courtesy. On Wednesday Mr. Kerr was speaking to a small group
Of interested students in the auditorium. During the whole of his
Speech there wns a continual uproar in the hall,—and this despite
the fact that there was a sign in the hall requesting silence. Nor
Was this all. Many people went so far as to open the curtains and
peer in to satisfy idle curiosity. Small wonder, then, if a visitor
Should carry away with him the impression that we buve a student
body of untutored barburians.
THE WEARING O' THE GOWN1
livery year at the beginning of the term we have a strong campaign for the wearing of gowns. Every year too the idea simmers
down without having produced any visible effect. Students
individually and collectively agree that the wearing of the gown is
a good thing—a remnant of the English tradition still left in us. But
students individually and collectively do not wear them—proof positive
of the strong force of organized inertia which is permeating our tradition.
Now, whether the gown is a good thing or not is a matter of dispute. But certainly something should be done definitely. Either let
the matter drop ent rely and cease the fill nous talk or get gowns and
wear them. The women of the upper years were requested to wear
them for the first two weeks—few could comply. There were no gowns
to be obtained, nor did tbe class executive—whose duty it is to look
after that—do anything. In fact nothing has been done yet. It is
time then for something to be done. As for the student body for whom
gowns in the abstract have all the attraction of first class marks in
the abstract, it is time they made the weak flesh comply with the
( demands of the willing spirit, or else came out in the open to reeog-
nfce gowns for what they are—untidy nuisances.
Correspondence
Editor of the UbyBsey,
Dear Madam:
I would like to draw attention to
some Of the advantages of discussing
politics ln the "Ubyssey."
Universities as a whole are supposed to be the centre of culture,
politically as well as otherwise.
Throughout the countries of Europe,
in particular, students are leaders of
liberal thought, aud although they
may not be a force in practical politics, they, nevertheless, come in contact with the affairs, not only of their
own country, but of the world as n
whole. It is an unfortunate defflclency
of Universities in the New World that
they have divorced themselves from
this field or activity.
There is a certain so-called danger
In discussing politics which 1 believe
la over rated. It would not be necessary to deal with party politics, but
discuss questions affecting the province, the Dominion, and the world at
large.
Students could submit their views
in articles which would provoke further articles.
Eventually wo might come to have
a better realisation of those problems
which are pressing for solution and,
ln the future, our value as cltlsens
would be greatly enhanced,
At any rate why not try the experiment? We admit our Ignorance, but
why continue in that state? The next
step Is to And means to enlighten ourselves, and I venture to say that this
will greatly help us to attain that
end.
Sincerely,
D. MURPHV.
Ootober 26, 1927.
Editor, "The Ubyssey."
Dear Madam:
Through the medium of your paper
I should like to reply to a letter which
appeared In the issue of October 25.
In this letter tbe writer, apparently
Ignorant ot the faot that Vancouver
possesses three newspapers, suggests
that "The Ubyssey" become a pur-
veyor of seoond-hand political newa.
She goes on to state that she is
quite aware that the "Ubyssey" would
be unable to give efficient service in
this line, but suggests that something
might be done "ln the way ot picking
out two or three of the most Important events of the week and printing
them," evidently as a variety of preparatory reading for the current
event hour ln History 1. Now I submit that since the "Ubyssey" is a
paper of college activities it should
be kept a paper ot college activities,
and not be allowed to degenerate into
a reading course for History 1.
Furthermore, any Freshman, or-ette,
who Is too moronic to understand the
"most important events of the week"
as displayed In the columns of tho
"Dally Province," "Star," "Sun," or
even our friend the "Point Grey Claz-
ette," will certainly be unable to
garner any material, of any History
1. value from the same news, published, less efficiently, In the "Ubyssey."
In conclusion, t should like to ask
what ciirthly object would he attained
by adding to the already heavy duties
of tlie "I'hyssey" Htaff by making
them compile a "column of the most
important, political news Items culled
from tht- daily papers." Tlie daily
papers are available to all, why not
do our own culling
Yours truly,
"SNOOZE OF THE WORLD."
ARTS DANCE
The Annual Arts dance will be held
on Friday, November 11, at Lester
Court. Tickets will be on sale next
week. Education, Senlo.s and Juniors
may obtain theirs on Monday, Sophomores on Tuesday and Freshmen on
Wednesday. Any tickets left over
will be sold on Thursday. The cooperation of all students Is desired ln
order to make the fuuetion a success.
STUDIO CLUB
A meeting of the Studio Cluh will be
held next Thursday evening at the
home ot Miss Helen Burton, 3576-2nd
Aventie West. Everybody turn out for
the interesting program.
A Correction
In the last issuo ot the "UbyfHiiy"
It was announced that a debate was to
be held between Agriculture and Arts
'27, the winner to hold the M.L.S.
Shield for 1926-27. This debate
actually took place in April, Agriculture winning the Shield.
SOCIAL SCIENCE CLUB
The flrat meeting of the Social Science Club waa heid at the home of
Dr. Boggs on Monday last. On account of the Interest shown ln the
club, the membership was raised to
eighteen. It was decided that women
would not be excluded from member
ship. There are two or three vacan
cies which will be filled later in tin
term.
The programme for the session Is
"The History of Socialism," (livek political and social thought being used
as a background.
Mr. Simpson gave an Interesting
paper on "(Jreek Thought In C.eneral.
I>r. Todd very tihly called attention lo
the most important Ideas ami Institution.* of the Creeks. Discussion followed; litter which Dr. Boggs proved
Ills elllclcnry as h host.
At the next meeting, the date of
which will be announced lu the "Ubyssey," papers will be read by Dr. Todd
and Mr. oberg on "Aristotle" and
"Plato,"   respectively.
Any student Interested In the work
of Ihe Club and desiring to come as a
visitor or a prospective member, will
please get In touch with Mr. Simpson,
Mr. ObeiK, or Mr. Lane,
LA CANAD1ENNE
Old and new members were present
at an interesting meeting of La Canadlenne, which was held on Monday
evening at the home of Mr. Downey
Kirk.
After some discussion, "Les Precl-
euses Ridicules" was chosen, as the
play the Club will put on this term.
Mr. Delavault will act as director, and
all members are urged to turn out to
the try-outs for parts. They will be
held shortly. Amusing games ln
French concluded the evening's pr>
gramme.
CHEMISTRY SOCIETY
The flrst closed meeting of the year
was held ln Science Room 417, on
Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 3.15 p.m. The
vice-president, Miss F. Fowler, occupied the chair,
The speaker of the day was Mr. Ouy
Waddington, who dealt with his subject, "Some Aspects of the Paint and
Varnish Industry," In great detail,
showing It to be an extremely Involved
business. He elaborated on the numerous pigments utilised, giving their
sources, composition, and properties,
and concluded by outlining the various
oils used In paint preparation.
The Editor, "Ubyssey."
Dear Madam;
I should like to heartily endorse the
sentiment expressed ln your first editorial of last Issue, especially the last
part thereof, namely the formation of
an O.T.C.
Whether such an organization bo for
aviation training or ordinary military
training Is not of vast importance, but
the principle lies in the establishment
of such a Corps. We claim to love
peace and must therefore learn how
to handle arms In order to protect the
"Pax Britannlcn."
The wars of the future are almost
sure to be wars of the air, and lt is
our duty to be prepurod to defend our
country In the case of such emergency. This rnn best be brought
about, ln my opinion, by the organization of an O.T.C, perhaps with two
branches, one to study aeronautics,
tho other on the usual military lines.
Now Is tlio opportunity for the U.B.C.
to redeem Itself from the stigma
which Is attached to It by the rejection nf the military training proposals
Yours In the cause of Peace,
of the Oovernment a fow years ago.
RICHARD E. M. YERBUROH.
Arts "28.
(Continued on Page 4)
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Oysters that sleep in a watery bath,
Butter as strong as Ooliath of Oath.
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once skimmed,
Let mt> eat salad whose hairs has been
trimmed.
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1 soon will be willing to curl up and
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Ballot to Decide
Limerick Contest
After great deliberation and soul-
searching the Feature Department
has come to the conclusion that such
a momentous problem as choosing the
prtse-wlnner should , be put to the
will of tho majority.
Therefore, we throw these columns
open to the opinions of all and oundry
regarding tho merits of the various
entries.
Being from believers ln the infallibility of democracy we will bow to
the will of the majority and award
the prise to the popular choice. (See
voting slip at foot of page. All votes
are to be handed ln at Publications
Office.)
On the whole the contest has been
a great success , Congratulations on
the high standard of poetic thought
have poured In from the English Department; while the Hearst Syndicate
and the Bernarr-McFaddan Interests
are offering fabulous sums in their
efforts to secure tlie sole rights of
publishing the winner.
'Your    grey    trousers    are
'Thnt    counts    not     In   an
She   suld.
baggy.
Said   lie,
Aggie:
For, Judging  the cows,
Or following plough*,
They naturally get sorla saggy."
Said she, "Who's the Aggie (hat slugs?
Each day his wee banjo he brings;
He pines anil he sighs,
He groans anil he cries,
For all sorts of Agglfled things."
R. S., Aggie  '31.
A student once hail a bright wheeze.
Said he, "I shall try Stilton cheese."
He chased it about
Till,   being   tired   out,
He completely gave way at the knee?-.
The Seniors fill Freshies with fears.
The Junior and Sophomore Jeers.
Hut the Frosh grow aware
Thnt they're full of hot air,
In spite of their three or four years.
There   once    was    an    Aggie    called
Coates,
Who tried lo sow all his wild oats.
A   Scotchman   made  haste
Crying, "Oh, what a waste!"
For on oats thin braw Scotchman Just
dotes.
•-K. S.H., Arts "31.
We publish the next one with misgivings as we feiu that II contains
personal referenced which nuiy loud
to  libel  suits.
A   cheni    prof   blew   bubbles   of  soap,
And (Hied them with all kinds of dope.
Then   trying   lo   light   II,
lie missed It;  "() blight It"'
We   suggest    that    lie    tin   them   with
rope.
-Freshie.
BALLOT SUP
I vote tot limerick with this first line.
Signed
A GUIDE TO
THE VARSITY
No. a—The L. 8. D, Room
To the right of the bookstore a flight
of stairs leads up to the L. S. D. aud
Students' Council Rooms,
In the centre of the first of these
rooms Is a large table upon which
may be seen all the articles missing
rrom the Pub-office, Besides thet.e,
are Innumerable paint pots used by
the propagandists of the varsity olubs.
The excessive seal of these cent lumen has been devoted to giving Ihe
table lop a most beautiful mosaic effect In brilliant colours, Against the
south wall gapes a tall cupboard; Inside this one may Bee countless varieties of Junk, mostly odds and ends of
athletic equipment. Here also la a
reserve supply of note paper, maintained for the benefit of Ubyssey reporters,
On the opposite side of the room
is a desk whioh is used as an ornament and to give a business filke appearance to the apartment.
In this room the guide usually tells
the tourists a grisly story of a chess
fiend who tried to canvass for members among the savants of the L.S.D.
"X" marks the spot where the body
was found.
No. *—The Students' Council Room.
The Inquisitive student next enters
the Students' Council Room, whioh is
found to the right of the L. S. D.
apartment. This haunt ot the mighty
is a most luxuriously furnished salon
—with actual curtains on its windows!
In the centre of the room, hidden
under a wagon load of papers, applications for rooms and frat. notices, Is
the Table at which the Council sits
to guide the destiny of the University,
and to decide such mighty problems as Canada's policy in international arbitration and the sealing arrangements ln the Cafeteria.
In the northeast corner of the apart-
nent is the most useful and popular
piece of furniture in the University.
It Is nothing less than the file containing Information about every student and giving the telephone number
of every girl at tho University.
The tourist seldom lingers long In
this room, as he Is constantly under
the basilisk glare of councillors who
wish to slumber undisturbed.
After   escaping   from   the   Council
Room, the surviving tourists are directed to an interesting suite of apartments to the rear of the stage.
No. 7.   Back 8tage
Passing along the cement-covered
courtyard, the battleground of many
Arts-Science fights, the tourist reenters the building by means of a
small door near the south end. Inside, two flights of stairs are seen, one
leading to the Players' Club rooms
and the other to the back of the stage.
Aftei listening cautiously the guide
usually ascends the first of these
flights and exhibits the palatial room
hi the awcstrlclfen beholders. The
pliue Is elaborately furnished with curtains, carpets and armchairs, almost
as sumptuous as the Women's Common Itoom. On tho walls are pictures
of flayers' Club members and also
actors During 3H-1 days of the year
It is open only to the select few who
have undergone the Players' Club Initiation. The 365th day la the Homecoming Night. Then custom Is set
aside and the place becomes Infested
with Egyptian ballet dancers, apaches
and other nameless beings. It takes
the rest of the year for tho delicate
sensibilities of the Players' Club to
recover from this degradation, The
visit of the sightseer to this room is
made as short as possible for fear of
a member returning unexpectedly and
discovering the rabble In his sanctum
Once an Aggie Freshman Intruded
here and asked If he could buy a
packet or Players Navy Cut. X marks
the spot where body was found.
Allowing his charges only a hasty
glance around, the guide hurries them
down and on to the back stage.
Here are many objects of unique
Interest. To the right is the rope
governing the asbestos rurlaln so
popular In pep meet lugs, Far overhead Is a platform from which the
drop scenes are regulated. Just before the Initiation hall' a doseii Frosh
were found hiding there ami were severely niiiuleil. The Upper Years are
thinking of setting up a brinue tablet io commemorate the event.
Against the east wall Is the switch-
hoard cunt rolling Ihe lighting of ihe
stHge. To prevent monkeying with
the lights It Is surrounded wilh a metal cage, forcing rurluutt students lo
find long sticks to turn on the lights
On ihe opposite side of thu stage are
several looms, but they are hardly
worth visiting as they are used by
the Players' Club for storing useless
Impedimenta such as worn-out. props
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THE   UBYSSEY
October 28th, 192f
Noble Beats Mayers
In Feature Game
The first upset was occasioned Wednesday ln the men's singles, when
Willy Mayers suffered defeat at the
handi of R. Noble. The score was
S—8, 1—«, 9~-7. Noble played one of
the greatest games of the tourney,
thus fir, and after winning the flrst
set, «—8, and dropping the second,
1—«, exhibited a steadiness and speed
In the third which carried him to victory,
With Mayers eliminated, there now
remains much doubt as to the ultimate victor. Should Noble keep up
the same form and speed as he has
Saoently shown, there Is muoh possl-
lllty of the orown going to him. Mow-
ever, with such men as Berto, Yollaud,
Brooks. Halley, Wilson and Stevenson still in the running, he should
have some interesting and rather dangerous competition.
Miss R. Tingley and Hugh Orant defeated Mhu M. Oreig and R. Noble,
In in exciting match on Tuesday.
Oreig and Noble took the flrst set.
•—f, and dropped the laat two, 6—3,
•—4.   Both men displayed some faat
f'tces, and Oreig and Noble found
eulty In returning Grant's frequent
hard forehand drives. Both Miss
Tingley and Miss Oreig gave their
partners strong and constant support,
and though Miss Oreig waa rather less
steady than usual, she thrilled the onlookers many times with some fast
and neat tennis.
The other events of the tournament
ire progressing   steadily, and   with
!»od weather conditions, the finals
hould be played about next Wednesday.
Correspondence
(Continued from Page J)
Editor "Ubyssey."
Dear Madam:—Might 1 draw your
attention to a letter appearing In
Tuesday's Ubyssey which, ln view of
the Inaccuracies, should not be left
Unanswered. 1 refer to the letter
signed by "Another Chess Hound."
in the third paragraph appears the
following:   "the Philosophy Club was
Srmed less than a month ago." For
e benefit of this anonymous contributor let me point out that this Is
not the case, as the Philosophy Discussion Club was formed at a meeting held In April before the University
Closed last term.
. In thi same paragraph Is found this
comment: "but the Chess Club after
a seven months' fight Is now merely
accepted "on probation," while the
Philosophy Club at Its first request
waa fully accepted." The implication
contained in these lines should not
remain unchallenged. Every student
Should know the procedure followed
to gain recognition under the L.S.D.
The Philosiphy Club, like any other
organisation desiring recognition, presented its constitution to the L.S.D
executive with the request for admission, That body tn its wisdom received the request favorably and the
Philosophy Discussion Club became a
reoognised club of the University.
The request or the Chess Club should
stand upon its merits, and I fall to
see why the Chess Hounds should
bring the Philosophy Club into their
quarrels  with  the  L.S.D.
May I suggest, Madam, that in future no letter be published ln your
columns that does not. hear the nlir-
nature of the writer? Hiding behind
a "nom de plume" is a cowardly method of attack.
Yours truly,
LIONEL H. LAING,
October 26th, 1.927.
Editor, "Ubyssey."
Madam:
Re your request for criticism, may
I make a few comments on the policy
and subject matter of the "Ubyssey."
In the flrst place, I think that you
would be making a mistake were you
to act on the suggestion of one ot your
correspondents, who suggested Including political news in your columns. I
do not think that you can spare any
space in your paper for such news.
The field is adequately covered In the
daily papers. One of the professors of
the History Department at present
writes a series of articles ln the morning paper which will be found suitable
for the purpose suggested by your
correspondent. I am aware that current news la carried by papers south
of the line, but these papers are issued
dally and are ot newspaper atse and
thu* fully capable ot handling the
news without crowding out their own
news which is not featured iu the
downtown dallies.
Secondly your editorials of October
28th caught my eye. The first entitled
"Up in the Air" could not have been
more apatly named—it was. lt looked
too much like a space filler. The
second, entitled "The Function of
Clubs" was very good—we need such
a reminder every now and then.
Thirdly, the cynical wit ot the
author of the Junior Tea write-up Is
misplaced. A class tea Is not deserving of seven inches on the front page
even though entertainingly written.
Varsity Golfers
Plan Matches
Over seventy-five enthusiasts were
on hand at the first meeting this year
of the U. B. C. Oolf Club, on Monday
noon. Reg. Wilson, last year's popular president, was re-elected and announced that membership In the olub
would be open to women this year.
Dorothy Kennedy was elected vice-
president, and Brnle Bull chosen as
secretary-treasurer. Plans were drawn
up for two events to take place immediately—a mixed foursome tournament and a student-faoulty match.
Helen Matheson and Oordon Baker
were named as a committee to take
charge of the first tourney, entries for
which are now open. Ronny McKay
and Ralph Brown form the committee
to arrange the tussle with the profs.
Professor Knapp gave an interesting account of a new golf course to
be constructed on University Hill
soon, which will be open to U. B. C.
students at reduced rates. This feature, the executive figure, will gIVe the
Royal and Ancient game a big boost
at this college. The courso will be
the home course of the U. B. C. club,
and it la hoped that matohes will be
arranged with Bonte ot the city clubs.
Varsity's chancea of avenging tholr
defeat at Victoria in laat year's Invasion, look very bright. There are lots
of small-handicap men back, including Ted McEwan, last year's champion, Jaok Richardson, Ronny McKay,
Ralph Browu, Reg. Wilson, Oord.
Baker, and others. Among the new
talent la Malcolm McKay, champion
driver of Shaughnessy Club, and at
one time Junior city champion. There
are also several freshmen wearing
plus fours, and It Is hoped that some
ot thein can go around in under 100.
A ladles' match may be pulled oft
at the Invasion this year, Judging from
the enthusiasm displayed by certain
female addicts. Several co-eds, including Helen Matheson, Dot Kennedy
and Esther Eddy, can shoot a mean
round of gol-uff, so Varsity should do
well If this event comes off.
ENGLISHRUGBY
On Saturday, the Intermediate boys
clash with the Meralomas "A" at
Brockton Point. The Meralomas are
something of a terror, but our warriors have been rehearsing for the
coming fracas out on the oval and
are confident of success. "Hard tackling will do the trick," says Coach
Casey Casselman. Right now, the
boys stand with three wins and one
countered against them.
From the practice the line-up will
look something like this:
McLuckle, James, Wolfe-Merton,
Wood, Ford, Baker, Horton, Hodg-
klns, Oaltskell, Leek, Heaver, Pllkington, Brown, Shlels, Maddigan.
Announcements
Varsity vs. Edmonton—Saturday,
Nov. S, 2.30, at  Brockton  Point.
• •    *
Freshman English Rugby Team will
meet the Ex-King Georges at Strath-
cona Park, Saturday, at one o'clock.
• *    »
INTERNATIONAL CLUB
The  time  and  date,  omitted  on  the
invitations to the meeting, will be Friday, Oct. 28th, at 8 o'clock.
• *    •
Arts '30 Class Meeting, Monday, In
Arts '100, at 12.15.
• •    •
CLASS REPRESENTATIVES
Get your men lined up for the Interclass Meet
Lastly, let me congratulate you on
the new talent you have discovered.
I refer to your column entitled "Jots
and Comments." I do not believe that
any space given to W.R.C.K. will be
wasted.
Yours truly,
CASINO.
WOMEN ATHLETES
LOOKPROMISING
The varloua organisations ot the
Women's Athletic Association have
practically all received a good start
and are being supported enthusiastically.
The Women's Basketball Club is
planning to enter two teams in the
Vancouver and District league, one ln
the senior "A" division and one ln the
Senior "B." Both these teama are
expected to show decided Improve*
ment on those In the past. Under the
able coaching ot Mr. Arnold Henderson and Miss Doris Shorney they plan
to field a fast aenlor "A" team. Among
tho strongest ot last year's players
are Claire Menton, Thelma Mahon and
Torohy Bailey. There are also several
experienced players among the Freshettes, such as Rettie Tingley, Jean
Whyte, and Martha Ogar. The flrst
game will take place on November 6th
at the Normal Oym. as part of the
Homecoming Week programme,
The plans of the Swimming Club
are rather Indefinite, ae they do not
plan to hold any meets until the
spring team. However, the girls are
training hard and practices are being
held regularly every week. Those of
last year's women who are expected
to make the team are Nellie Mellesh,
Mamie Moloney, Eleanor Gordon, and
Betty Whiteside, while there are
several real stars in Arts '82, suoh as
Rettie Tingley, Marlon Sangster, and
Betty Buchram.
The Hookey Club has started oft
very well holding three practices a
week with Mrs. Benlng and Dr. Wy-
man as coaohes. They are fielding
two teams which are playing against
tho various high schools,
Tennis and Badminton are receiving a great deal ot support. The
tennis tournament is now in progress
and there are a number of very good
players taking part. Unfortunately
this year we were unable to send a
team to the Western Intercollegiate
meet. Badminton Club has started Us
regular winter programme of tournaments with a very large number of
people taking part.
The Oymnaalum Club has started
Us programme under Miss Moore of
the Y. W. C. A. and has a regular
attendance oi about forty women.
At tho present time the Track Club
1b rather inactive aa it has not been
decided if the womon will take part
in the indoor inter-class meet on
November 16.
Mr, Kerr's Address
(Continued from Page 1)
round man, one who possesses qualities which would enable hfm to make
the best use of the knowledge he
gained. The Rhodes scholar must
have not only intellectual ability, but
also moral qualities. He must show
evidence of leadership and take an
interest in his fellow men. He must
be a good sportsman, and one who
will "play the game." He should be
of sound physique, and have a good
imagination to enable him to take advantage of any opportunities that may
occur. If the scholars are well-
selocted aiong these lines lt will be a
great step towards a broader minded
world, and this In turn will be a great
step towards; world peace.
Mr. Kerr then outlined some of the
groat problems that face tho world today. He pointed out how the Great
war had created a new world, wherein the various nations had to adjust
themselves to their new positions. The
United States was finding out that
she could not ignore world affairs,
while the old British Empire is now
a commonwealth of nations. Then
the League of Nations, perhaps the
first reasonably effective step ever
taken to prevent wars, is a force
which has come to stay. These are
just a few of the problems that must
be solved by the intelligent educated
people of the world.
In concluding his address, Mr. Kerr
repeated his plea, that Rhodes scholars should esteem the performance of
public duties as their highest aim in
life.
«i
EN GARDE !"
MAKE YOUR BODY PERFECT I Givo your mind a supor-tralning,
and your education a royal finish.
Ladies!
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Gentlemen!
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Spacial low foes havo boon arranged for U.B.C. Students.
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Varsity Leads in
Big Four Series
The Standing
Won Tied Lost   Pet.
Varsity     2      1      0      .886
Vancouver     2      11      .688
Victoria    1      1      2       J'J
New Westminster  0      12      .166
When Varsity meets Victoria, to
play the return game on Saturday at
Athletic Park, there are going to be
big thlnga doing. The "Blue and Oold"
representatives are prepared to "do
or die" and, aa It happens, no death;
are expected. From the looka of
thlnga this game Is going to be the
semi-final. Varsity is one win ahead
of Viotorla and very much higher in
percentage. No other team In the
league can boast of having yet lost
any games, and it ia hoped that thla
enviable record will be carried
throughout the series.
According to Max Cameron, president of the Canadian Rugby Club, the
team which Varsity puts In the field
to-morrow Is to be a stronger machine
than the one which vanquished West/
minster last week. Johnnie Currle is
to be uack at the helm, and Nell Wat-
sou and Roas Jackson will oooupy
their accustomed places In the tine.
Cokie Shields, experienced In Soccer and English Rugby, and not a
stranger to Canadian Pugby, will
make his debut in the coming assault.
As a kicker, he will no doubt make
himself known as a Babe Ruth of the
pigskin, Campbell Duncan, another
bacltfleldor, after having been laid off
for several games owing to injuries,
will do his part in giving Victoria "a
hot time in the old town" to-morrow,
Then there 1b Cece Helmer, also in
the kioking department. His brilliant
punting.in the game with the Royals
last Saturday almost "flabbergasted"
the visitors, and we hope that his boot
with the ten new nicks In It is.in
trim to assist in entertaining the Victorians.
In the meantime the boys are undergoing the usual grind at the practice
every morning. Besides this they are
meeting together every lunch hour at
the Theological College, where their
meals are served, and afterwards signal practices are held, In the evenings
chalk talks are being attended by
every man on the team, and valuable
suggestions are being given. Such a
programme cannot help but put the
tight spirit Into each player, thereby
insuring good chances for Varsty to
cop the championship.
Apart from this, Saturday's game
Is going to be very worthwhile seeing.
Some good snappy action is expected
and better ball handling than usual is
promised. It will not be wasted time
to turn out and support the team tomorrow.
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