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 Co-eds9 Compulsory War Work Plan Enforced
Stop Press
• All women are requested to attend the W.U.S.
meeting at 12:30 today in
Arts 100. This meeting is
the one previously scheduled for tomorrow, as listed
on page 4.
ifalufytm
VOL. XXV
OTC Lectures Cut;
First Parade Sat.
By ANDY SNADDON
•   THE THIRD YEAR of compulsory military training for
the male population of the University will see several
changes in the type of training given to the C.O.T.C.
Most important of the changes is the announcement
that this year lecture work will be cut to a minimum and
that the emphasis will be placed on practical work. Lieut.-
Col. G. M. Shrum, officer commanding, announced that the
time devoted to military lectures this year would not exceed
one hour a week.
VANCOUVER, B. C, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1942
Sis! Boom! Ah-h-h!
No, 1
This year all men will take ono
hour a week of physical education,
in previous year tho oflcers'
Training group did not take any
P.T., however the conversion to
practical training Includes a weekly gym session for the aspiring
officers.
This will mean that there is
very little difference between the
basiv and officer group, however
they will be maintained as separate units again this year.
Instructor's parade will be held
soon and all men who wish to get
into these classes should watch for
further information at the orderly room.
In the Instructional staff some
new appointments have been made.
Major Johnny McLeod. chief instructor last year, has been transferred to the No. 112 training centre at Chllliwack. The new chief
instructor will be Captain Moore -
house, who came to the C.O.T.C.
from the training centre at Vernon.
Moorehouse Is a graduate of Sandhurst military college on England, and served with the Lancashire regiment of the British Imperial Army Prior to the war he
was on the teaching staff of the
Shawnigan Lake Boy's School on
Vancouver Island
There will be another appointment made to the instructional
staff, however no definite word
has been received in Ihe orderly
room to date.
2nd Lieutenant S. E. Walmsley
has replaced Lieutenant Klinck -
hammer as adjutant to Col. Shrum.
Mr. Walmsley Is a former U.B.C.
student and was teaching at Kitsilano High School up to the time
of bis enlistment.
Sgt. Henry Eva will be in charge
of the orderly room. RSM Henderson and Sergeant-instructors
MuUins and Heffernan will again
return to put the troops through
their paces.
All men at present on strength
shoald call at the orderly room
to draw uniforms. No deposit
will be required this year.
The fit* parade will be held
Saturday, September M, at tS.00
hours.
Sophs On
Steel Spin
To 8:30's
• FOLLOWING in the
footsteps of the illustrious Charlie and Sandy Nash,
two glamorous sophomores
are roller skating to 8:30 lectures this term. Joan Fischer and Billy Olliver, waving
cheerily to carloads of
friends, whizzed from the
gates to tiie bus stand in
slightly over 15 minutes
Monday morning.
"We're doing it for a week,"
they said. "Four people have made
ten cent beta with us that we
couldn't keep it up that long." After they have earned their forty
cents, the girls t.ay continue
skating out the boulevard as long
aa the fine weather lasts.
Besides saving rubber and gasoline at the expense of the steel
Industry, this mode of transportation is guaranteed to keep Joan
and Billy from becoming too
plump. When the University
buses become even more crowded
after student drivers are reduced
to the new "AA" gas category, It
is expected that other roller rink
devotees may join the girls.
"It's lots of fun so far," Joan
told 1he Ubyssey's reporter, "if
we Hont wear ourselves out "
Brocket bank
Leaves - - No
Govt. Courses
• NO COURSES in government
are offered on the campus this
year. Because Professor W. J.
Brockelbank, former professor of
government courses, has left for
the University of Kansas City all
such courses are discontinued.
Courses affected include Constitutional Government, Introduction
to the Study of Law, Imperial
Problems, Problems of the Pacific,
The Relations of the Dominion and
Provinces In Canada, and Public
International Law.
• THIS IS JUST a sample of pulchritude to come. The Ubyssey caught these four sweet
little, curly-haired freshettes as they looked over the campus Friday, convoyed by
a big sister. From left to right, the darlings are: Big Sister Royden MacConachie, Margaret Radcliffe, Vancouver; Barbara Greene, Vancouver; Lorna Shileds, New Westminster;
Barbara Graham, Calgary, and Joan Clarke, Vancouver.
Frosh Rules Continue
Despite Curtailment
• FROSH THIS YEAR were received with a very much
curtailed initiation program. Foremost in the minds of
th "welcoming" committee seems to have been the retention
of their dignity. That means no more unmatched shoes or
stockings, no more rolled pant legs, no more aprons or green
ribbons.
Still remaining, however, are the _——_——_____■___
placards and the ban on makeup,
and all those forbidden practices:
no walking on the grass, no mixed
frosh couples. The green ribbons
have been replaced this year by
green buttons, horribly reminiscent of Boeing buttons, an original
idea of ,A<"v\tu»t«nt Unm.
Editorial
IDEA "SWELL"
The concensus of freshman opinion ls that the idea is 'swell', In
spite of the hazards that had to
be undergone to find out. One
meek looking freshman buret out
with a sympathetic but startling
"Say, Bub. why didn't you come
out in the morning when you were
supposed to."
There existed only one complaint
as yet against the frosh buttons,
as voiced by a little group of
senior metric students, Arts '45
you know, who were pointing
grimly at the Arts '46 on the buttons and muttering dire threats
against no one in particular.
FROSH RULES
In spite of curtailment of the
usual frosh regalia, there are still
various hard-and-fast rules that
frosh must obey:
1. Freshmen are asked to get a
military haircut.
2. No freshmen and freshettes
may be seen together during the
Initiation period.
3. No frosh are allowed to walk
on the grass.
4. All frosh must doff their hats
to upperclassmen.
5. Freshettes may not wear
makeup of any kind.
8. All frosh must relinquish
their seats In the caf and Library
to upperclassmen.
Frosh no' following these six
simple rules will be propeily chastised by upperclassmen.
NOTICE
There will be a publications
meeting at 12:30, Wednesday, In
the Pub office, North basement of
Brock Hall, next door to the Booh
Exchange. All aspiring pubsters,
reporters and photographers, please
attend. Photographers, with good
equipment, are especially needed.
Firefighter
To Speak
Friday, 12:30
• MR. RUDOLF HAYBROOK,
of the London Auxiliary Fire Services, will speak to the students
in the Auditorium, Friday at 12:30,
as the first pass feature of the
year
Mr. Haybrook, an accomplished
painter, as well as spetker, has
been addressing numerous organizations in the city and has been
acclaimed as a brilliant and witty
speaker.
A strong advocate of civilian
defense, Mr. Haybrook is urging
that every man and woman, as
many as possible, become a trained member of civilian defense.
"There are never too many fire
fighters," he says.
"Civilian defense means everyone, man, woman and child," stated Mr. Haybrook. "In Britain two
out of every three people are In
the war effort."
Admission for upperclassmen
will be their passes and • all
Freshmen will be required to attend.
Kappa Theta
Rho Becomes
International
• KAPPA THETA RHO,
men's local Jewish fraternity, is no longer local. In
fact, it is no longer Kappa
Theta Rho.
On August 29 at the Hotel
Georgia, members of the fraternity w^rs formally initiated as the
Alphn Chi Chapter of Zeta Beta
Tau, international Jewish men's
fraternity.
Installation was by the Univers-
i.d of Washington chapter. After
initiation, members held a banquet at the hotel, at which Peter
Mathewson and Mack Buck were
the speakers from U.B.C.
The Fourth War Session
As the fourth war session of the university opens no one
can prophesy what changes may be made during the year,
but* as the situation stands at present, it is certain that the
campus atmosphere will be more serious than it has ever
been in the history of the University of British Columbia.
Universities in countries occupied by the Axis will not
open this year, because the leaders of the "New Order" know
only too well that universities, asey are conducted in free
countries, are dangerous to any system founded on lies and
half-truths. So they have shot student leaders and anti-Axis
professors, and sent others to concentration camps and forced
labor gangs.
In many countries of the United Nations the great needs
of war industries and the armed forces have forced universities to drastically reduce their staffs and enrollment, until
only a bare semblance of the peace-time institutions remains.
Here in Canada the government is face to face with the
all-important problem of supplying man-power for war needs.
Non-essential industries have been drastically curtailed,
women have been taking men's places in ever-increasing
numbers.
Yet the government has seen fit to permit university
students in all faculties to continue their studies, providing
those students can keep up a satisfactory standing.
The policy is far-sighted because, in the immediate future, as well as in the inevitable post-war confusion there
is going to be a need for people with advanced training.
If the needs of war become paramount and it is necessary
to drop all those courses which are not essential to the
prosecution of the war then there can be no' complaint. Victory in this struggle must be obtained or all the plans for
rehapbilitation and reconstruction will be worthless, nothing must interfere with a total war effort.
So the government's "Work or Fight" policy will apply
to the college student every bit as much as to the ordinary
citizen. Students who fail, either through lack of effort or
through incapability, will be set to other tasks where their
contribution will be satisfactory.
It is only fair, for in this war there can be no passengers,
Every citizen has a part to play, and play it he must, for.
the future depends o nit.
This year any campus activity which may interfere with
the war must go. Students cannot expect other people who
are giving so much to the war to tolerate any of the usual undergraduate horse-play that in ordinary times is part of the
campus life. We must try to keep up university traditions
and build for the future as best we can in light of present
conditions.
So to the undergraduates of 1942-43 falls the serious task
of justifying the existence of our univerity. We feel that they
can, and will, meet it successfully. This year "Tuum Est" is
a motto that really has a meaning.
—A. W. S.
War Training Plan
To Stress Special
Work; Weekly P-T
•   WITH THE INSTITUTION of compulsory training for
women this year, U.B.C. is brought in line with other
Canadian universities who give war training to co-eds.
At a mass meeting of women last spring, Varsity
co-eds asked for compulsory war training. All summer
a committee worked on the scheme and this fall women
will follow a strict course.
At a meeting of all women held
Friday, September 18th, Dean '
Mawdsley outlined the plan which
co-eds must follow this year. She
mentioned that students are lucky
to be able to attend university,
when so many other institutions in
Axis - controlled countries have
been closed and women have been
relegated to positions in munitions
factories and have been sent back
to the home.
INTRODUCTIONS
Dean Mawdsley welcomed tho
freshettes and introduced Dr. Joyce
Hallamore, Faculty Advisor in
Women's War Work and Miss
Grace Moore, Women's Physical
Education Instructor.
"You are not here just for a
good time," Miss Mawdsley said,
"But we all hope you will enjoy
University in spite of the difficult
times." She stressed the fact that
the University is now going into
it's fourth year of war, and that
all students must buckle down and
do their share of war work.
The Physical Education program
demands one hour a week from
each woman student. Classes include such sports and exercise
courses as Keep Fit, archery, badminton, rhythms, volley ball, basketball, and golf.
The actual war work Includes
one hour a week of either Red
Cross Room, First Aid, or Home
Nursing, which are open to all
women students, or one hour a
week of may reading, motor mechanics, day nursery, or measurements and Instruments which are
open to students who have completed their first year.
The Red Cross, one of the most
important items on the war training plan, includes lessons in sewing, knitting and smocking for beginners. Smocking classes will be
held on Tuesdays and Thursdays
at 1:30 p.m. and general work
classes for beginners on Friday
mornings. Red Cross room classes
are limited to 30 tsu dents.
CLASSES LIMITED
First Aid classes are limited to
100 students. This course demands
two hours a week either before or
after Christmas. The St. John's
Ambulance course is the one used.
The fee for this course is fl.00, a
reduction from the usual fee of
$2.00. Classes in Home Nursing are
limited to 20. Miss Margaret Kerr
will instruct in the First Aid
course and Miss Mary Henderson
and Mrs. R. E. Langton will assist
with the Home Nursing.
Class standing will be withheld
at the end of the year if examinations are not passed In these
classes, or If satisfactory work and
attendance has not been made at
the Red Cross Room.
Map reading and drafting supple*
ments the motor mechanics. This
course is a valuable one to those
students who took motor mechanics last year. A driver's license Is
required for those planning to take
motor mechanics. The exam la
map reading and drafting If taken
after the motor mechanics course,
gives the student the rating of a
third class army driver. The
course deals with how to read
maps, survey work and allied subjects.
TENTATIVE PLANS
The dag nursery and measurements and instruments courses are
tentative as yet. If ten students
enroll in the Day Nursery course
it will be given, and up to 40 students can be handled. This Is a
valuable course as a certificate
would qualify the student to assist
in air raid shelters in the event
of an air raid. Prerequisite Is
Psychology A or 1.
If the demand is sufficient, the
course in measurements and instruments will be given. Physios
1 is the only prerequisite. On com-
pletion of the course, the student j
would be qualified to take a position as inspector in a munitions!
factory.
Medical examinations for all students enrolle din the Physical Education Program are required.
Advanced. courses will be given
in certain subjects, preference being given to upperclasswomen
These courses include map reading
and drafting, motor mechanics,
day nursery, and a possible course
In measurements and Instruments.
Traditional Functions
Will Welcome*Freshmen
• FRESHMEN and freshettes will be initiated into Varsity
traditional style this week, commencing with the Cairn
Ceremony at noon on Tuesday, September 22. The Cairn
is situated on the Mall between the bus stop and the science
building.
Freshettes will have their first      ———————
taste of social life in the Caf on
Tuesday afternoon, when their
"Big Sisters" take them to tea.
At this function the various clubs
on the campus have displays, and
explain their program for the year.
A tea dance will be held in Brock
Hall on Wednesday, the 23rd from
3:30 till 6 p.m. Music will be
broadcasted from records over the
P.A. system. Frosh and upperclassmen will be admitted free.
CONFLICT
Basketball will be the medium
for frosh and sophs to battle each
other.' The gymnasium will be the
field for conflict, which will take
place at noon on Thursday.
Freshettes will again be entertained by their Big Sisters In the
Caf on Friday, September 25. Here
those freshettes who have broken
the rules laid down for them will
be penalized.
"Jabes"' popular skit of last
year: "Her Scienceman Lover, or
the Birth of a Nation" la to be
presented by the Players Club on
Friday, September 25. Those taking part include  Mary McLorg,
Shirley MacDonald, John Powell,
Norman Campbell, Elisabeth Locke
and Don Newson. The two latter
will take the places of Nancy
Bruce and Lister Sinclair who appeared in the play last year.
The Frosh Reception, climaxing
the initiation period, and from
which the freshmen and freshettes
emerge full-fledged undergraduates, will be held on Tuesday,
September 29, Contrary to earlier
reports, It will not be held at the
Hotel Vancouver, but In Brock
Hall as usual, in an efort to cut
expenses to the minimum.
Owing to the extremely high
registration in the freshmen
class, the dance will be restricted
to first year students. Since there
are fewer women in the class,
however, the men will be allowed to buy a ticket so that a Varsity girl may attend. Tickets are
given free to all Frosh.
Dal. Richards, his orchestra, and
Miss Beryl Boden will provide the
music
MILITARY TRAINING
All male students will attend a meeting in the Auditorium on Tuesday, September 22, 12.4S hours.
The timetable and other information regarding the military training program for the year will be announced.
Those students of first and second years who attended
the meeting Friday afternoon are not required to attend this
meeting. Page Two
-   THE   UBYSSEY
Tuesday, September 22, 1942
^v.
e    From The Editor's Pen » » »
i Frosh!
So you're the freshman. You kind of
like the set-up here at U.B.C, do you? You
were quite a big shot back at Horner's Corners High, and you feel that you ought to go
pretty good here once people find out who
you are.
Well, freshie, while you are still as
green as that button you have on, there's a
few things we think you should know about
this place.
In the first place nobody asked you to
come here and nobody would have missed
you very much if you had gone elsewhere.
You see most of us around here have been
getting along pretty well without you and
for a while you are going to be a lot more
bother than help. Still now that you are
here, for your own sake, it would be a good
idea for you to find some activity you like
and to get into it.
There are a lot of clubs on this campus,
and if you get into one it will provide you
with an opportunity to meet a lot of people
with interests pretty much the same as your
own. More than that, you can get a lot out
of those clubs that will be of use to you in
later life. They have been organized for that
purpose as well as to provide you with entertainment and relaxation in those hours
that you will have free from your studies
and war training. Just remember that
you will only get out of your Varsity life
what you put into it, and these organiations
pay big dividends. Another thing, while you
are wandering around the grounds take a
look'at the gymnasium, the stadium, the
armoury, and Brock Hall.  Those are build
ings that were erected by the students themselves.
Take the Brock for instance. In 1936
some students laid the plans for a student
building which could be used as the centre
for student activities on the campus. They
knew that it would take several years and
they, personally, would not have the use of
it. But they were thinking of the University and the welfare of future generations of
students. So they went ahead and those that
followed them in office carried on with the
plan and in 1940 the Brock dream was
realized. It is a building that we can well be
proud of, for no other Western Canada University has one.
That was the spirit that built the other
buildings. And we would like to point out
that we have more student-erected buildings
than any other University in the Dominion.
So you see you've got something to live up
to.
This campus is here for your benefit.
Get the most out of it, but just remember
the trouble other people have taken in organizing things, so that you can get the most
out of them. Respect the work that others
have done and add your effort to the campus projects that will come up in your stay
here.
Finally, don't let anyone kid you. Every
frosh class that ever came here felt just as
green and out of place as you do, by the
looks of things you will be the biggest frosh
class that ever came to the campus and from
what we've seen of you, there is no reason
why you shouldn't be the best.
—A. W. S.
# Out Of
Character
By JACK FERRY
e WHEN a Ubyssey col-
umist takes the fatal step
and prepares to give birth to
weekly instalments of his
more readable thoughts, he
has two choices:
1, He may set himself up as
all-powerful and unchallengeable.
Every week he chooses to foist his
private thoughts upon his readers
with little thought as to their
wishes. This Is the "To hell with
the public" attitude.
2. He may creep furtively
about the campus gathering the
"mass feeling" on any certain
subject; then he can write on that
subject without fear, This Is
known as the "public are dear
people" attitude.
Of course, he can forget all about
these definitions and merely write
something to entertain his readers.
What could be easier than that.
Sure, what could be easier—Just
write some five hundred amusing
words a week. Any freshman
composition student will discover,
that's a*clnch.
What will my 'approach be? Only
time will tell.
e HAVING disposed of this Introduction, I have some warnings
to offer.
I warn all you freshmen—I do
not expect to go up in smoke
(four shows nightly) over every
little campus political squabble, as
most   of   my   forerunners   have.
I warn all you upperclassmen—
I do not expect to delve. Into the
intricacies of sex, as some of my
Klinck Condemns
Frosh Initiation
• BEFORE THE LARGEST freshman class in the history
of the University, President L. S. Klinck, in his annual
address to the Freshmen, Friday, branded as "childish foolishness" initiation ceremonies of former years and emphas-
sized that this year "long-overdue reforms" would be introduced.
"This foolishness," said the President, "reflected on
the intelligence of those responsible for the program and undermined the respect of the incoming students for the dignity
of the University, as well as for the upper classmen themselves."
"The reforms," he added, "will u^-...*
be simple, Impressive, and at the TiviUJR,
same time thoroughly dignified."    ' J  !j^
WARTIME POLICY
In defining the, policy of the
University in wartime, Dr. Klinck
stated that the first duty of the
University is to meet the country's
need for professionally-trained
men; its second duty is to continue
its ordinary teaching as best it
can,
"The University," said Dr.
Klinck, "should survey its resources and mobilize them In a
joint effort for the common ^welfare. This the University of British
Columbia has done, and will continue to do, as the need arises."
"The young men here present,'
said the President, "are not escapists, seeking to evade the claims
of the hour, if those of military
age are a privileged class, it is
because, In the national interest,
the government has temporarily]
placed them in this category."
EDUCATION ESSENTIAL
The President stated that in this
war there is a great lack of educated men who have been trained
for technical and administrative
responsibilities. "Tho need," he
said, "is not in numbers alone. It
ls for men and women who can be
effective—men and women who
understand scientific theories and
who know how to apply them to
actual invention and production.
Both education and practical experience are esential to produce
effectiveness of this type."
The President outlined the gov
eminent plan for science students,''
but added that "there is no clear- '
cut   policy   toward   non-scientific
students—a    circumstance   which
has  made  the  decision  of  many
artsmen extremely difficult."
Dr. Klinck also announced that
all Intercollegiate athletes have
been discontinued for the duration
of the war, No university, teams
will be entered In extra-mural
league panics which would interfere with military training.
US. Co*ed Engineers Do
GeEe War Production Work
• ALREADY USING MANY FEMININE WORKERS in
its war production, General Electric is hiring 150 young
American college women to do work formerly done by male
engineers, according to M. M. Boring, who employs the
company's technical help.
The first 22 of the group are now at work and, as an
expeeriment, most are geing given the company's famous
"test" engineering course. Others will report each week until the quota is obtained.
.
Pres. L. S. KLINCK
and women of high intellectual
capacity and proven technical
ability, and expressed his confidence that the class of 46 would
not fail their Alma Mater, their
country,  or themselves.
Miss Virginia Frey of Toledo,
Ohio, and Mrs. Ruth D. Wolff-
Salln of Bremerton, Wash., are the
only graduate engineers in the
group. Miss Frey Is a graduate
of the University of Michigan, and
Mrs. Wolff-Salin of the University
of California. They are two of the
twejve girls who received engineering degrees in the U.S. this
year.
"The year 1943 will produce 12,-
000 college graduate engineers,
says Mr. Boring, "but only 4000 of
these will bo available for private
industry. In fact, the armed services will draw 250,000 engineers
from other sources, so the need
for replacements can be readily
seen.
"While we do not expect these
girls to become full-fledged engineers, no one can predict how important a part their work will play
in war time or in the post-war
period."
Tho applicant selected for the
course must have majored in either mathetics or physics during
her college course, and, whichever
was her major subject, she must
also have had training in the other.
Their mathetical training must include courses through calculus. In
GRATIFIED
The President expressed his
gratification that the response of
tho undergraduate body to the
many calls that have been made
ii|)«n   it   was  so   good.
In concluding, Dr. Klinck stated
that the University would fail,
afitl fail miserably, were it, In this
crucial time in the life of the
country, lo cease to graduate men
Home Acquires Two New
Assistants In AMS Office
•   TWO FAMILIAR faces are missing from the A.M.S. office
this Fall.    Tess Rader, who has guided bewildered students through the rrtaze of difficulties they encountered for
the past three years, has left to be married.
Betty Clugston has turned to war
work at Boeing's afte rher year of
secretarial work  in the office in 	
Brock Hall.
Undergrads consider the departure of these two willing helpers
n distinct loss but their places have
been capably filled by two new additions to the staff in the persons
of Eveleno Pearson and Barbara
Buchart, the latter a U.B.C. grad.
of 1939.
Sutherland Home, accountant to
the Alma Mater Society, reports
that arrangements for student
passes are well under way. The
date when these passes will be
availablo to students will be published in a later issue.
• A Year Ago
Freshmen and freshettes are
urged to make trr'r appointments
with Artona as soon as possible.
The photography office is downstairs at the south end of Brock
Hall. Passes will not be available
until tho pictures have been taken.
e "MORE WORK, less play," said
President L. S. Klinck. as the
third wartime session opened the
week ending September 2G, 1942.
Hu soon showed ho meant this by
forbidding a football series with
Alberta , , . Led by the inimitable
Dave Housser, the Sophs gained a
surprising draw with the Frosh, led
by Bud Spiers, in the push-brawl
contest . . . Not as much effort
was nut into the aluminum drive,
which was a failure . . . Students
paused in Brock Hall and wondered
at the abstract painting, "Ocean
Crossing," by Lauren Harris.
addition to their "testing" work,
this fall will see them taking
classroom courses in the fundamentals of engineering and company organization.
The work the girls are now doing is considered elementary, and
they are shifted from department
t o department in a n orientation
course. Work they will do includes
figuring computations, charting
graph:!, and calibrating fine instruments for use in the machine-tool
industry.
—G-E College Pres.v Servico
Freshmen
Warned
By Council
• MEMBERS of the Student Council welcomed
the Freshmen, Saturday, and
re-emphasized President
Klinck's warning that there
will be no "rough stuff" in
initiation ceremonies this
year.
Rod Morris, president of tho
Alma Mater Society, welcomed
the students on behalf of the society, and told them their main
duty was to get an education as
quick as possible, but also have
their relaxation, provided it is regulated with their studies.
"Students over 20," he warned,
whose "marks are unsatisfactory
will be let out for the army."
John Carson, president of M.U.
S.. outlined the Initiation ceremonies, and Bill Backman,
treasurer of the A.M.S., explained
the pass system. Lynn Sully and
Helen Matheson. presidents of M.
A,A. and W.A.. spoke on the athletic program for 1942-43. Andy
Snaddon, editor of tho Ubyssey,
invited all Freshmen who were interested to write for the paper.
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foreruners have done  with great
gusto, not to mention disgust.   I
am   not   qualified,   (four   shows
nightly).
And to constant reader, I say-
God bless you, chum.
e I RESERVE the right to discuss
anything—books, current eventsy
music (strictly rhythm), visiting
firemen, and other assorted characters.
Yes, characters will be my mainstay. Fot there's no shortage of
them on this campus. That's one
of the first two lessons any newcomer has to learn. The other ls
that he must not jump to conclusions. Nowhere but on a college campus arc appearances
more deceiving, Almost any feature of university life will appear
very different after a few months
of honest Inspection,
What do I mean by "character"?
Well, they're people like the angry fifth year engineer who threw
a large rock at the Sasamat street
car which failed to stop for him.
Yes, it really hapened. This chap
also caused quite a furore at the
graduation ceremony, but we
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SOPHISTIC   DEFINITIONS   FOR   THE
USE OF PROFESSORS, STUDENTS
AND THE WORKING CLASSES
1. Success in university life is ensured
if your wallet bulges and you don't.
The secret lies in making contacts by
taking the right courses with the right people. Alphabetical seating has .been a great
boon in this respect. For instance, it is,
thanks to this fine system, that we read that
Miss Annie Ulp, daughter of Old Man Ulp,
the czar of the sardine can combine, has married Mr. James Uggle, son of Old Man Ug-
gle, a bum, if ever there was one. This is
the redistribution of wealth in its ugliest
form, and should inspire every ambitious
young undergraduate.
2. The freshman is an overdressed mass
of quivering ignorance. The only way to
get anything into his head is by way of his
mouth which will take everything.
3. The sophomore is a freshman who has
lit his pipe, and wishes he hadn't.
4. The junior: someone who thinks he
can go to the Prom without paying.
5.   The senior: someone who knows he
can't.
6. A fraternity: a group of men intent on
doing nothing in a sophisticated manner.
7. A sorority: a group of women intent
on doing a fraternity.
8. Campus clubs: offer every student the
opportunity to become a big frog in a little
pond. The various big frogs get together
from time to time to croak at one another
and eat ham sandwiches.
The popularity of a student can be reckoned in direct proportion to the number of
ham sandwiches consumed during the term,
which may account for the oinking sound in
the direction of many of our glamour girls.
9. The university is the best place to
learn that woman is the more social and the
leas sociable animal.
10. Examinations mark the point where
remembering ends and forgetting begins.
11. They are condemned by students
and faculties alike. The only explanation
for their persistence seems to be that the
university has a contract with a man named
Sniffle, who supplies the blotters for the ex
amination rooms.
They may, however, be considered an
indirect incentive to spiritual rearmament.
For instance, last year tiie V. C. U. hung out
a sign that went something like this:
"During examination week, morning
worship will be held daily in Arts 204, from
8:00-8:30 a.m."
I know one chap who clutched at this
straw, beetling up to Arts 204 one morning
to put everything on the black. He entered
the exam room at 9 with a divine look on
his face. He left the exam room at 9:30 with
a look on his face that would have made
Frankenstein jump for a chandelier.
He smashed into Arts 204, and started
tearing up the seats, yelling:
"And they said God knew the Law of
Cosines."
11. The scienceman: the cauliflower of
modern education.
The scienceman is an insufficiently suppressed Lauritz Melchoir, whose mind travels in only one direction and in the gutter
every inch of the way.
He spends his working hours playing
around with figures.
I can't, improve on that for his leisure
hours, either.
You show me a "civil" engineer, and
I'll show you an umbrella with web feet, a
Swedish accent, and a brother who sings
"Danny Boy."
Sciencemen wear red sweaters simply
to stiffen their morale and give the illusion
of health.
Actually, sciencemen are so anaemic
their red corpuscles have to be amphibious
in order to make the portage over the dry
gulches in the blood stream. One science-
man ran on two corpuscles for years before
they realized that they were chasing one
another around and through the veins and
arteries all by themselves. Whereupon they
joined the C. I. O., and held a sit-down
strike in the left ventricle, killing the science-
man almost immediately.
12. The aggie: someone who can study
the anatomy of a chicken without fear of
being caught at it.
13. The artsman: someone who is neither a scienceman nor an aggie, and is proud
of it.
Co-operation Needed If Caf
Rations To Last Till April
•   "CO-OPERATION" will have to be the watchword of caf<
patrons this year.
Available for distribution to calm those varsity jitters
is exactly 70 per cent, of last year's supply of coke and coffee, life blood of U.B.C.
Thus sadly anounced Frank Underhill to the Ubyssey. The genial
cafe manager, who for years now
has nourished undergraduate diets
and been cursed at good-naturedly
by all and sundry, has at last met
up with the affects of A. Hitler.
"There might be enough to last
the year," he explained, "if everybody co-operates." Coffee will
have to be saved for exams and
other such Varsity worries."
The same thing holds true with
sugar, that other vital commodity,
fruits and other articles with sugar in them are just not around.
Meatless days are looming. Choc-
late bars, gum, end other confections are running short,
Waitresses are hard to get, too.
They have to be procured through
the government now. At present
the caf is lacking four. Most of
last year's crop of waitresses were
lost to the army (CWAC's) or they
were married.
It looks as if the old days are
over—or at least dying. No longer
can students make the dash to the
cafe for a cup of coffee after every
lecture. That is, if they expect
an ample supply for April exams.
It has been suggested ahat they
alternate their desires, coffee after tho first lecture, coke after
their second, etc. Or try hot
chocolate till that runs out.
e THIS TERM the Canadian
Student Assembly Discussion
Club intends to confine its activity
to occasional meetings on the campus and to evening house discussions.
This policy had been adopted because the club understands that
a program may be sponsored by
the War Aid Council, similar to
a series contemplated by them.
The first house discussion on
"French Canada" will be held Friday, October 2, at 8 o'clock at 3865
West 15th Avenue. All those interested are invited to attend.
NOTICE
Executives and addresses
of all fraternities and sororities, and executives of all
clubs should be handed in to
the Alma Mater Society Office as soon as possible.
FRANK UNDERHILL
Housing
Shortage
Alleviated
e SCARCITY OF boarding
houses gave out-of-town
students qualms earlier this
fall, but the fault has now
been remedied. Publicity in
downtown papers of the lack
of housing space brought
a flood of answers to the
Dean of Women's office at
beginning of September, and
now many new homes have
been added to the list.
Many o» the new boarding
place", opened ao students are in
the Kitsilano and Bayview districts. Mccit of these are homes
with an extra room, whose owner
is willing to turn to profit by taking in ono or two students. Very
few will accomodate larger numbers of students.
Tiie housing shortage in the Point
Grey district where most of the
200 out-of-town women students
usually board, is probably due to
the lack of domestic help and the
difficulty in getting fuel and food
delivered  in large amounts.
Pan-Hell
Make Plans
For 1942-3
e PLANS FOR the coming year
were discussed at -a meeting
of the Women's Panhellenlc Society on Friday, Sept. 11. Chief
topic of conference was the cutting down of expenses in rushing
and other sorority functions, because of the war.
In accordance with this policy,
the rushing teas will not serve tea
or coffee and cake, as in former
years, but instead will be "Pop
Parties", with pop and cookies for
refreshment.
To acquaint this season's rushees
with the new program, a meeting
will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22 at
12:30 in Arts 100.
Miss Moore, Women's Physical
Education instructress, suggested
that Panhellenlc should sponsor a
tennis tournament between the
women of the university within
the first few weeks of thc fall
session.
Monty, Ex-Shoe*
Shine Boy, Runs
Book Exchange
e ELLIOT (Monty) Montador,
last year's entrepreneur of thc
noble trade of shoe-shining, has
turned his talents to the managing
of the book Exchange, situated
downstairs in the north end of
Brock Hall.
A few books still remoin from
last year, but they are not sufficient to fill the requirements of
the -U'.dents. Especially in demand are second year science
books.
Montador urge:: that all students
with used text books turn them
in as soon as possible. First and
second year text books of all kinds
aro wanted Immediately.
Usually two-thirds of the price
of the bock is allowed on turning
it In. This price, however, will
vary with thc condition of tHe
book. Payments will be made in
late October and November.
All girls Interested In joining a
sorority meet on Tuesday, September 22 in Arts 100, where rushing rules will be explained. The
registration fee of $1.00 must be
paid to the Dean of Women's Secretary before Thursday.
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Tuesday, September 22,1942
All women student — freshettes
and uppcr-classwomcn are to meet
in Arts 100, Tuesday, September
22, at 12:30 for a Women's Undergraduate Society meeting. President
Mary Mulvin asks that second,
third and fourth year students, as
well as freshettes turn out for this
important assembly.
Text Books
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Dean's Co-ed
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Successful
e BANKS, Safeway Stores and
war factories attracted the majority of working co-eds this summer, statistics revealed.
Dean Mawdsley discovered that
her employment plan fpr women
students which she Inaugurated
last year worked overtime this
summer, and her office was deluged with more calls for co-eds
to work than she could fill.
Most of the girls found work for
themselves. A number of calls
came from Essondale Mental Hospital for student nurses, but Dean
Mawdsley was unoble to find
many girls who wer willing to do
the work.
NOTICE: Upperclasswomen who
have not filled in the back of the
Dean of Women's card re compulsory war training are requested to
call at the Dean of Women's office
immediately.
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Honorary awards will be presented. All Big Block members are re*
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TEAM MANAGERS of all Varsity
sport squads, whether planning on
active or passive season will stage
a tete-a-tete Wednesday at noon
In the M.A.D. conference room.
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• YOU'LL OET a big thrill when
you go Into the Persian Arts
and Crafts shop, 507 Granville St.
at Pender. The Oriental atmosphere of the place Is so different
from anything else In Vancouver
... the Incense, the beautiful Persian rugs, jewelery and do-dads
and the exotic Persian perfumes.
A dark-haired Gamma Phi was
having trouble with her love-life
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• THEY   TELL   me   that   this
campus is small compared to
some, but It certainly seems large
when one has to do a lot of walking. Everyone has to do a lot of
walking these days and Rae-sons,
608 Granville St., have shoes that
At the three "musts" for good
shoes. They must fit, they must
wear, and we must walk. Rae-
son's shoes arc the answer to all
your   foot   problems.    A   blonde
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• ITS GOING to be cold studying this winter girls, what with
fuel situations and everything, so
stock up now on cosy Snuggle-
down Pyjamas or nighties and
warm, comfortable housecoats.
Everyone has trouble filling out
those monstrosities known as
"Registration booklets", but the
girl who rushed In at ten to four
and tried to All hers out by four
o'clock takes the prize.   She fill-
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• IN   TALKING   over   clothes
from the college girl's viewpoint
with Lydia Margaret Lawrence in
her Arts and Crafts Building stu-
i'.io (576 Seymour St,), I found her
most interested in helping everyone from frilly freshette to soph-
,, 1. All new students who were
not present at the C.O.T.C. assembly on Friday, September 18th, at
2:00 p.m. must report Immediately
to the C.O.T.C. Orderly Room to
arrange for a medical examination
and to complete the necessary
documents.
2. All male students will parade
on the ground west of the Auditorium at 1300 hours, Saturday,
September 26th. Those men who
feel that they are physically unfit
to parade will attend a sick parade in the Armouries at the same
hour.
3. All N.C.O.'s will report to
RSM Henderson in the Armouries
on or before Wednesday, September 23rd.
4. All of last yeajr's P.T. Instructors will report Immediately to Mr.
Van Vliet In the Gymnasium.
5. All other men Interested in becoming P. T. Instructors are also
asked to report as In para. 4 above.
6. Uniforms are to be drawn by
all men "on strength" as soon as
possible. Battle Dress for N.C.O.'s
and other ranks.
7. Uniforms may be drawn by all
new men as soon as their names
appear in Part H Orders.
8. All male students (this Includes members of the O. T. C.
Group) will report to the Orderly
Room before Saturday, September
26th to arrange for a P. T. Period.
P. T. Periods will be one hour Instead of two one-half hour
periods, and ALL male students
will register. A schedule of P. T.
periods is posted on the Quad notice board and In the Armouries.
S. E. WALMSLEY, 2nd Lieut.
during the summer and didn't
know whether the wae coming or
going but it's all cleared up now.
She's given the Airforce Zete back
his pin and has "fessed up" to
her Airforce fiance. Persian
flower oil perfumes really are
wonderful . . . there's nothing in
them that can go stale and the
pure scent clings for days keeping
•
cute Alpha Phi has a Fiji pin and
it doesn't come from the Fiji she
was going around with at the beginning of the summer (now in
the navy). It belongs to a Fiji
from the States and it sure looks
like the real thing. Rae-son's
shoes are as reliable as ever for
style and quality, in spite of trying war conditions, and their stock
is as complete as ever.
*
ed out everything in the booklet,
f;nd that includes the C.O.T.C.
form so don't be surprised if you
sec the beginnings of a woman's
army on the parade grounds this
year. B. M. Clarke's at 2517 S.
Granville St., have those pyjamas
at $1.95 and gowns at $2.95 and
$3.95 and housecoats from $7.95 to
$10.95,   both  flannel  and  padded
styles.
•
isticated senior. A bespectacled
Fiji spent most of his time this
summer at or near the home of
his blonde girl friend. After three
weeks had passed his girl friend's
mother was heard to sigh to a
friend "Well, he's been to dinner
every night so far." Miss Lawrence has come back to work feeling tops in bright ideas and fashions, definitely Individual and
smart. Suiting your wartime college needs and social activities to
your budget requires planning and
good styling . . . MUa Lawrence
can give you both.
Players Clubbers To Plan .
Intense War Schedule
•   CONCENTRATED EFFORT is to be the keynote governing the activities of the Player's Club this year in an attempt both to maintain the high standard of thc club and to
meet the increased war-time demands on its members.
Such is the policy expressed by __———
President Michael Young when he
met this week with his executive
to discuss plans for the coming season.
Following  through  this  policy,'
the club proposes to present in November the series of one-act plays
usually  staged  immediately   preceding the Christmas exams.
By doing this, they hope to shorten the time spent by members on
these productions.
Stressing the need for a large
proportion of freshmen membership, the president urged that all
interested students attend the introductory meeting which will be
announced with the next few days.
Armoury
Addition
Postponed
• ADDITIONS to U.B.C.'s new
armonry, originally planned for
the middle of this summer, have
had to be postponed, probably until this December, because of priorities on materials.
University architects, Messrs.
Sharps and Thompson, have drawn
up pins for an addition to the
drill floor of an area of 82 feet by
110 feet, and rooms for quartermaster stores, lectures, rifle storage, and reading. At basemen
garage Is also planned if there are
sufficient funds. Money for these
improvements will be supplied in
full by the C.O.T.C
Suggests
Staggered
Lectures
• "STAGGERED lectures
would greatly relieve the
crowded bus conditions at
U. B. C," stated Harvey
Thornton, B.C. Electric Bus
iDspatcher in the University
area.
Mr. Thornton, whose job it is to
see that where there's a crowd of
varsity bound students there's also
a bus, said that 15 minutes difference in lecture times would be sufficient to insure that everybody got
to varsity on time.
"It is impossible to get anymore
buses," he added. " The seven we
have now will have to do for this
year, and probably the duration."
Suggesting that some 8:30 lectures
be started at 8:15, Mr. Thornton,
said that this would enable him to
have three more busses at 10th
and Sasamat to load for 8:90 lectures.
"The big trouble has been that
everybody is at 10th and Sasamat
at a quarter to eight, expecting to
get to 8:30 lectures," he. said.
"Whatever is done," he added,
"will be up to the University."
University authorities when questioned, said that as yet nothing had
been done in regard to staggering
lectures.
ASPIRING or established P.T.
instructors are invited to collect
at the Oym at twelve-thirty today.
Hurry over, frosh instructors will
be tolerated.
ALL   M.A.D.   MEMBERS   are
cordially invited to father for a
discussion Tuesday at 1:80 fn the
M.A.D. conference room.
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Valuable Volumes Are
Removed To Vaults
• NOT EVEN A steel and granite building gives adequate
protection against bombing, but during the summer the
Library staff has been hard at work doing their best to give
better protection to some of the more valuable books and
periodicals.
Additional shelving was crammed into the vault, and when it
was filled to overflowing (In some
places books stand three-deep on
the shelves), two smaller storage
vaults were built under the main
Staircases, in the basement. In
this way several thousand volumes
have been given as much protection
as th construction of the building
will permit.
Difficulty of replacement was the
chief consideration kept In mind
when the books to be placed In
storage were selected. Staff and
students will notice that tome of
the choicest volumes have been
^withdrawn from the Art Room;
many of the rarer reference boohs
ere oil the regular shelves; and the
earlier volumes of many of the
long runs of periodicals and
transactions of learned societies
■are stowed away in one or other
of the vaults.
If It Is absolutely necessary, the
books placed in storage con be secured for readers, but as a great
deal of climbing and sorting will
be involved, the Library staff
hopes that staff and students will
keep such demands down to a
minimum. Of necessity, service
will be slow, and as a rule it will
not be possible   to supply   books
without one day's notice in advance. All books borrowed from
the vaults must be returned to the
loan desk by 4.45 p.m., in order that
they may be kept in the vault
overnight.
A slight change has been made
in the arrcngement of the reserve
book stacks. Students will have
direct access to the shelves, as last
session ,but they will enter beside the main catalogue, instead of
from the south-east corner of the
Reading Room, aa heretofore. The
stacks themselves have been grouped mdre compactly, and the new
arrangement promises to be much
more convenient than the old.
The Library's annual book loss
is still higher than It should be,
and the students can do much to
reduce it to a more reasonable
figure. Many books from the Library are left lying here and there
in one or other of the buildings by
careless borrowers, and if students
will take the trouble to pick them
up and return them to the loan
desk, their assistance will be greatly appreciated.
Remember that every book replaced needlessly prevents the
Library from buying a new title.
GIVE YOUR SUPPORi
TO OUR DEFENDERS^
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Co-cdi Commence War Work Activities
Courtesy The Vancouver Province.
The Red Cross periods will find many students as busy as those shown below (left to right)
Miss Ruth Boyd, Miss Goldle Walker, Miss Betty Barss and Mrs. F. H. Soward, in charge
of this work.
Miss Mary Warner, secretary of the Student Council, makes an obliging patient for Miss
Patricia Ball (left) and Miss Margaret Beale to try out their first aid instruction.
Dirty Nine Eke Out Fees
During Summer Months
•   COUNCIL MEMBERS did not while away long summer
days; Instead they worked for their fees.
Rod Morris, unlike past president!, did not attend tho summer     ^mammmmmmmmmm-mm—mmm—^^
session but worked for the fa»-. .
perlal Oil Company • t Moose Jaw.
sWfe
Ht Ltavti For . .
Secretary, Mary Winter, spent
tho summer months at the cashier's desk in T. Baton's.
COMPASSMAN
Arvid Backman, treasurer, was
a compaaaroan on a timber cruise
on Vancouver Island.
John Carson, M.U.S., directed
the program activities of the Y.
M.CA/s Camp Elphlnstone, later
attending the Phi Delt convention
at Chicago. Mary Mulvin, W.U.S.,
worked at the Dominion Laboratory of Plant Pathology at Saanish-
ton, V. I. ~
WAR WORKERS ALL
Helen Matheson, W.A.A., was a
worker at the Imperial Cannery,
Steveston. Lynn Sully, M.A.A.,
like many other Varsity students,
was a shipyard worker.
Junior Member, Paul Buck, was
at the Dominion Experimental
Station at Summerland. BIU Mercer was weather reporting (or the
government In the Northwest
Territory.
Andy Snaddon, editor of the
Ubyssey, was sweeping flue dust
at Trail, B.C., for the C. M. & S„
preceding his enrollment at the
Summer Session.
. . Airforce
He's Ours Now
#$*£ WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES
• ALTHOUGH the Totem has been discontinued for the
duration, Totie still lives on happily in the Pub. office.
He has been adopted by the Ubyssey. Come down anytime
and see Totie sitting on the senior editor's desk in the pub-
Board offices.
Jabez Writes
For Herald,
Joins Airforce
• AT some RCAF station,
somewhere in western Canada, will be one of this
country's best wits. And the
boys there will probably not
realize it.
For that wit will be Brie "Jab**"
Nlcol, a shy, quiet fellow in person,
but in print the author of the
riotous "Mummery" which appeared in the Ubyssey from 1940
to 1043.
Since leaving Varsity last spring,
Eric has gained further fame by
writing for the News-Herald and
contributing to the script of CBR'3
Stag Party. Now his Journalistic
career must be interrupted while
he turns to the service of his
country.
Reprinted by request in this issue is a "Mummery", formerly
published in the March 7, 1941,
issue of the Ubyssey, dealing with
definitions every Freshman and
Freahette should know. Several
of' these columns will be printed
throughout the year.'
TuumEst'IsAll
A Hoax * * Dean
Reveals Truth
• IT SEEMS there has never
been anyone at U.B.C, who
knew enough Latin to question the
motto of the University, "Tuuni
Est." Countless editors, A.M.S.
presidents, and other campus wigs
cloaked in the dignity of their
robes of office have shouted ex-
hortingly at bewildered students:
•Tuum Est—It Is up to you"
Dean D. Buchanan, when speaking to the Freshmen, Friday, let
the cat out of the bag. When the
University was first established
the tuition was supposed to have
been tree and the motto was
chosen accordingly, "Tuum Est,"
meaning "It is Thine," "Come and
Get It," or "It's On Us Boys.'.
COMES TRUTH
Now the truth has "outed." For
a while, U.B.C. was the only university in the British Empire
which charged nothing for the
privilege of attending.
But as we all do eventually,
the university became mercenary,
but kept the motto. So, "It's
Thine," If you can get it.
NOTE TO AGGlESs-
A cow
Has a toungue
At woungue l
end,
And an udder.
Voice from line up in the Caf:
Who you shovin*.
Answer: "I dunno, what's your
name."
■A   M
AGAIN TRACY'S
1ASHION  Ht-UGHTS
LEAD THE WAY
YouwOlU thritled with the
beauty of Tracy1* early thou*
ing of new fathion* for Fait
and Winter brought to you
from the leading style centres.
lovely new FrooHt, Riohly
Furred Coats, Tailored Tweeds,
Bmartly Detigned Suit*, Stunning  Evening   Qowne,   and
other new creation* . . . and
in spite of war condition*,
youtl rejoice in finding tuck
undreamed of value*.
TRACY'S
415 ORANVILLI ST.
Between Pander and Hastings
Fountain Gushes Again;
Everyone Claims Credit
LO AND BEHOLD! and there shall be water.
Yes, after a year of rest, the fountain in the quad
again gives forth with water. '
During last session, passing student! watched expectantly for
weeks while workmen tore up the
pavement leading to the non-
functioning fountain, exposed the
pipes to the public eye, end then
modestly recovered them.
Alter it was all over-ttul no
water.
' So now it Is no wonder that returning students express delight to
see water (not chlorinated) gushing forth from the fountain.
DEMAND CftJEDIT
The Aggies were the first to demand credit, claiming it was e
.work of Nature. Engineers point
to the repair as the inevitability
of scientific progress.
Canny Commercemen refute
them both, telling us that, in a
very real sense, it is due to the
money changers In the temple—U.
the bursar.
But Artsmen, scorning yogi, voodoo, and kindred explanations, use
true logic in pointing out that
"During the summer somebody
dood it.   And that's good."        ,
OTC Sends
667 Cadets
To Forces
t SINCE the outbreak of the war
in 1ISI, fJT men have tranefened
from the V. B. C, contingent C 0.
T. C. to Active service, according
to a report issued from the order*
ly room.
Of these 884 have gone to tiie Air
Force, 71 to the Nav* sod til Into
the Army. In the psjt year the enlistments showed a greet upswing
as the training began to take effect Since September 1ML 416 of
the total 667 entered Aotlve service.
Since last April 75 men have been
sent to Cordon Head for officer'*
courses.
campus
favorites
Memories
Revived At
CairnTday
• COMMEMORATING the
spirit of the students of'
1922, members of the student
noon to dedicate the annual
Cairn Ceremony.
Situated In the centre mall facing the Science building, tho ivy-
covered pile was erected 20 years
ago by the students who engaged
in the campaign to move their
university from the crumbling
"Fairview Shacks", to its present
site overlooking the waters of
Howe Sound.
A fitting climax to their long
struggle, the task was performed
by the pioneer students following
their epic march from Fairview to
Point Grey.
Presiding at the simple ceremony
today, Bod Morris, president of
the Student Council, will tell in
a few words the history of the
Cairn and the university. At this
meeting freshmen and upperclassmen will be brought to realize the
significance of their Alma Mater.
G-E Service
Now Available
To Ubyssey
• AVAILABLE this year for
Ubyssey readers will be stories
from the General Electric College
Press Service.
Most of these releases have tie-
ups giving a university news Interest, Some, of a more technical
nature, will no doubt be of use
to engineers.
The first release, that concerning
co-ed engineers, appears In this
issue.
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THE  UBYSSEY
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Rugger, Soccer, Cage In
•
Tuesday, September jpt, IMS
gj «•/
tf tea May
Bolster
s
M-«-
e,   and   from
most Varsity
By BILL GALT
• ON THE VERGE of the college's third year of compulsory military training, and meed with an amazing number
of damp-eared neophites, which annually plague' our cam-
pus( making undergrad fall recollections sblctly from nausea, the sports situation here could be wore*. A hell of a lot
worse. Certainly it presents a happier picture than the
same situation at the same time last year.
1«ACK TO SsHINB
Chief contendere to the major
sport fl*ld wUl be Bugger. Basket,
ball, and Soccer. Faculty and Unitary stands on Football, hookey,
skiing, and rowing have yet to be
divulged, though it ls expected that
these sports will be strictly curtailed if not completely eliminated,
owing to the transient nature ot
their events,
Strongest ftihor sport, which may
well be well be cleared a* major
this f§** la track and field. Indl-
cations have It that local cinder-
pounders, so long without ids-
quate nearby oompeUtion, will
find eager opponenta In the *?»•*
servlose, and lnveetlgaUone have
been launched along those lines.
BASKsTtBAlX WOMMWG
Omtcet popular appeal U ex-
pected to be oaptured by Mr. Jt
U VanVilefs ttuno1erWr4 basket-
ballcrs, who last year ended their
seaaon slumping la the esusjr *
the Inter-clty league.) Van Vliet
states that a revitalised'stod crew
wlU enter the Senior 'A' league
in competition with Shores, Sta-
cey-J, and on* other teem yet to
nsn'! ifAMisBfl
The nucleue of the % ssjiad *W
oonsiet of Art. Johnson. tfstry
franklin, Harry Kermode, Lynn
Sully, and poaaibly Art Barton,
whose ellglbUlty la still undecided.
All were members of left reefs
eager*. Jim Soott who, with Bar-
too and Sully, was a member of
the Canadian championship Thunderbird team hae returned to the
oampua, but it Is doubted that he
will play this year because of ptes-
aure of studying.
Freeh possibilities who wlU be
Investigated forthwith Include
Sandy Robertson, Paddy Weeaott,
Art Bttllwell, and Jim feevsn end
Oordy fykes, all of whom made
names for themselves in various
leagues lilt year. All Interested
frosh witt be given trjMWts for
the frosh team, which enters the
Mdingtift He-
Enge Rugger Star
On Assiniboine
• ONE OF THE HEROES of the
, recent episode in which the H,
M.CB. Assthlbolhe rammed end
sunk a Nari submarine off the
Xasterh Canadian coast wae Jim
Malaguy star ot Varsity's English
BHii HUad of two season's ego.
Jt* |*4*YII>, In the scrum for
the Ittl Hit Oold fifteen In the
dt? league, e*d *3»,ifttsthe Me-
l&mtHP .JM*^* they
RajuSnT Irom
, WM wepfttlU* ell
th* *wn» eY* ^ *%a hi*
;;uii»^ili.,si»wed
penett
prebl
K™ otffifr-
erne
ii!
IHARPINt
PMFIOTLY
The flexible
lsadt eijd all
erieltnft and
erumbUnpinthe
sharpener. No
wastf lea* from
broken points in
dally use.
HOLM ITS MINT
Stkmatc* over 4^WJ brUliant
ettpw eMb.
ttmift Mir taooioi
rtstoHoni made with Its insoluble Iced will not smear under
dental wetting. Buy Verithin,
34 ostors to chooee from—
10e
.-.■■ •    s   u
mum
Community*
whence ere
cage'names'. ,
BUQOEII BWUBNI
Bugger ls expected to come beck
into Its own this year, tentative
plans having been discussed concerning the entry of a Varsity
fifteen In the felller Cup serlee, It
ia planned to keep some thirty men
in training so that they will be
available for competition in this
series.
Last year booeuse UB.C. offered
too little ehanoe for rugby, students joined outside teams. This
yeari .with Vsratty making an
entry in the league, students, it is
hoped will get the opportunity to
play all the rugger they like for
Vsratty.    '•
SOCCEBOJC.
The soccer eleven, it is presumed,
Will carry on with their original
intentions and Join the Wednesday afternoon eoceer league. Opponents there will be Polios, Wood-
eoniane, Pro-Revs, and probably an
pmQwQ^ijj ^-^ajesj^ei-^s/ a .
Boundbellers ran a steady second
throughout the longest sport sea*
son on the campus last year, and
were it not for several eases of
dubious refereeing, and the sudden
loss of several key men might have
won the league. .
Pre-*eeeon omens point to the
formation of one of the most powerful Varsity soccer squads for
' ' years.
FOOTBALL?
It is probable that all leagues
wul be bolstered by Army entries,
obviating the gloomy riddle that
was beard So often last year "We've
got the teams, but who are we
going to play". A suggestion hw
been forwarded that there are
enough Canadian football men in
local Air Force and Army station*
to warrant a league. Most of these
men are of Bastem seml-profes-
eional fame. No action hae been
taken along those lines yet.
Yes, in spite of everything the
situation could be one helluva lot
worse.
KidsTangle
Thurs. In
COLORED  PENCILS
• THE FROSH will tangle
with toe Sophomores on
Thursday at noon in a gigantic struggle to' decide the
supremacy of the two classes
on the playing Held. Teams
are being lined up from both
groups of students, the frosh
under the capable lead of
Lynn Sully, the Sophs guided by Harry Franklin, and
Art Johnson.
In view of the curtailed Initiation ceremonies, the game wil provide a ehanoe for many of the undergraduates to "blow oft steam,"
in spite of the fact that this Is to
be a game, and not a riot. Harry
Franklin, flashy star of th* Thunderbirds last year, 1* quoted as
being a little bit afraid to play for
fear of being "beaten up" by the
hordes of avid Freshmen sport
fane.
Aa yet, no line-up of the two
team* can be given, but each group
la confident of easy victory.
Co-ed: "No, we muanH. Didn't
you knew that the Dean has stopped neckingf"
Freshman: "Fifat thing you
know he'U be asking the students
to atop."
Freshman: "Mow about a date
Saturday night?"
Uperdatf Co-ed:' "I can't go out
with a baby."
Freshman: "Oh, excuse me — I
didn't know."
"I saw men and women sleeping together yesterday."
"0, mlgawd, where?"
"In English 13."
With the increased participation of the Intra-mural sports program expected tills
year, scenes such as tiie, above, which shows the start of the cross country, won by D. U.
Doug bee, will #be repeated during the term.
Intras To
Big Blocks
Force Frosh
To Hide ftags
0 'TRESHUDS! NO glorified high
school student* will be tolerated on the campus. In short keep
your high school and letters home
or elesl"
SUCH WAS the sudden first and
final ultimatum the freshmen received from the Vanity Big Block*
when they were welcomed to th*
campus last Friday.
BUT KEEP YOUR shirt* folks-
there em'u gonna be no Pearl Her-
hour. Those .freehioo are very obliging fellows after they saw those
husky upper-yeerltes.
SIXTY PER CENT ef the'freshmen interviewed by Ubyssey after"*
tide tens notice were definitely opposed to the wearing of high school
blocks at al on the cimpus. This '
group'* opinion waS best eummed
up by Clem Phlily, ea Aaerloan
football player from Vancouver
College, end Norman Newell,
freshman, from Bumaby North.
SAID CLEM, "That's the way It
should be. Otherwise ae school
spirit could be worked up.".
SAID NORM., "High school
sweaters are o.k.—at high school
But I see no reason why they
Should be worn on the U. B. campus. Th* fellas wearing them are
only trying to show off."
THEN THERE were a few freshmen like James Miller from let-
off Trail, High who responded/
"It's up to the student*. They
should be allowed to wear them If
they want to."
NOW WB C0U1 to the comparatively few who assumed a more
bellicose attitude.
Bald Joe Moyls, Bnglish Bugger
star from Byng who was sporting
ab|g"B". It's sorts dumb, 1 dun-
na why they should do it'
Even more violent la their condemnation of the Big Block'* announcement were two fraternity
boy* from Lord Byng. .Norm.
Dewing and Dave King, who flab-
bergastedly replied, "If s silly, and
its the (censored).
fifteen tournament*, with no lea*
than 275-300 Individual matches,
and probably   upward*  of   1,000
•   "UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION" might well be Hie
slogan of the new intra-mural program, launched for the
first time on an all-out basis this year.
Started late last year, the program was strictly interfraternity, because fraternities were the only available
groups. But such widespread interest was evidenced in the
success of the experimental project, that the plan has been
expanded to include every campus male.
RECREATIONAL NEED 	
With the view In mind of getting
the students in wartime, condition
of physical fitness, and aimultane-
bualy Supplying them with a long
sought recreational need, the new
wider intra-mural plan has been
eyel^td.
Unprecedented interest end spirit
we* displayed In last year's Intra
mural program, lor the first time
In Intn-mursl history spectators
had to be turned away .from an
Intra-mural event because of Inadequate acommodatlon.
ACT QUICKLY
It la vital to the success of the
program that competing groups
arrange tor entry as soon as possible. Existing campus clubs, discussion, religious, and production,
with more than IS or less than 75
Interested males should lose no
time petitioning the intra-mural
committee.
Freshmen too, should act rapidly '
to get off to a good start. Frosh
group* might be formed on the
basis of ex-High School clubs, or
formed from the crowd who eat at
the same table in the caf. Your
car chain might even prove to. be
the nueleous ot a competing
group.
' Perpetual Motion:
tog a poll of milk.
A cow drink-
Fuedal Lord: "Son, I understand you were misbehaving while
I was away."
Son: "In what manor, sire? In
what manor?"
VARIETY NEBJMsD
But set quickly. IVerythtog from
snooker to football Will be fee-
tured. A sport or skill to suit
every taste, The nfw plan will
Hve every student th* chance ef
displaying his particular lap, tad
will not reeir^ Varsity elegies
wlntorimrtimMtoaii^ectgroup
of muscle men out at the U. to
major m reotbeU and dig th* eft
eodal event
if say group feels that mm
sport or skill has been 1th out,
they may petition file ihtra-mural
committee for Its inclusion In the
program. It is possible, If demand be sufficient that a boxing
tourney, and a bowling league
may be included in the new schedule.
CUPS PRESENTED
It is expected that the vast new
scheme will include upwards ot
•
To create further a feeling of
Interest and enthusiasm In the
widening field, then will be sups
prssentsd to the winners In every
competition, sad accurate records
kept of winning times, eooresand
thi like. These records WlU be
printed each year in the intra,
mural handbook, available to all
students.
OH BALLY!
At the end of esoh season then
will be en Intra-mural rally held
In the Oym where the grand eg"
gregate cup will be presented ea
well as trophies tor each event.
Exhibition* of various skill* will
also be demonstrated, with a view
to making students conversant
with as many sports aa possible.
Last yean rally will ever be remembered by hasty exit of one girl
who had sneaked in following a
tumbling event In which one of
the participants lost his shorts.
The new plan will be welcomed
on the campus by many men who
have thus for had no chance to
get good workout of any kind, and
Should also prove an Invaluable
social asset
ICE: Wanted
lutiful fresh-
QSfWtAMt
< Tf^m>j%^^^eeme»i
atmedlately. Two
ittes to bseome <£&nbd sports re-
Fot interviews see BIU
It, Chuck CUridge or Art Eaton,
osi&iehttal.   No trlflers
please.
^BJlTflD: Urgently. Three
people, preferably women from the
Dunbar district to Join a car chain.
See Chuck Clarldge in Pub or
BAy. 2463R,
WANTED: One more car for a
car chain between 30th and 41st
around Dunbar Street. Call at
BAy. 9927L or KErr. 4372.
The Cuff
By CHUCK CLARIDGE
• THE SHIPYARDS and Boeing's are going to be hard
pressed for men now that Varsity has started a|*ut atiJfc
the students are trekihg back once again to their books and
studies.
LEADING THE PARADE of sport stars into the ship,
building industry at the West Coast Shipbuilders was Mr.
111. L. Van Vliet, Men's Physical Education Director an4
coach of the basketball, Canadian football and English rugby
squads. Harry Franklin of the Thunderbird hoopers, one (ft1
the leading scorers in the Senior A Basketball League last'
winter, and organizer of the Intra-Mural program last ye*/,*
also spent the summer working there. Lynn Sully, Al DesB
and Art Johnson, all from the Senior A basketball team, were
likewise employed in tiie same yard. Al has now gone to
Gordon Head for his commission in Hie army. *   -
• FROM THE SOCCER SQUAD, those who spent tbtlf
summer amongst the noise of the rivetting guns were ttl
Walker and Gordie Johnson, this year's manager of the Tbun*
derbird eleven. Tlio SVosh basketball team was ^presented
by Pete McGeer and Dave Hayward, Incidentally these two
men should make names for themselves as likely candidates
for the senior hoop team this year.   Bob Owen and Crg)pi
"Suds" Sutherland, who played oh the McKechnie Engjlgei
Rugby fifteen last winter also aided In this wartime industry.»|
Other sporting students who worked in the shipyards WB*f
John Zabinsld, who played for the Gridders in their oat shOW^
ing against the Vancouver Grizzlies, and was also a nietnW' -
of the rowing club; Phil. Fttz-James, president of the Varsity
rowing club; and Hugh Hall, one of Varsity's better shuttlan,
and member of the Badminton club.
. ■  .   • - ' ■• '■ \
• BASKETBALL MANAGERS Howie "SheoW'i^
of the Senior A quintet, and Dave Manning from the Froalt,
hoopers, were also working in defense industries.
"STEW" RETURNS '
• J. P. "PAT" FLYNN, captain of the Varsity Canadian
Championship basketball team of 194041, and just about th*
best basketballer ever to play for the Blue and Oold, waa I*
town for four days last week prior to posting lor oversea!
duty. He was a graduate of an Air Observers sohool in Qua* >
bee, and now has the official title of Sergeant Observer.
'";   ■ ; :'."s -•..   ,
• PAT WAS ONE of the most likeable fellows ever to play
at the hooping game, and his last season at Varsity was a&
maxed when he led the Thunderbirds to a Canadian cham*
pionshlp against the Toronto Simpson Grads at the Exhibition Forum. The Blue and Gold "Wonder Team," sparked
by tiie big Irishman took that series in four straight games.
• NOW PAT is playing for a world championship squad
and everyone at Varsity is pulling for him to spark them
on to a speedy victory.  Good Luck, Patt
SWING SHIFT SERENADE
• MEMORIES OF A SWlNG^HDTTER^Wheji we weren't
working, which was very seldom (it says here), w* of
the Shipyard bull-gang, composed of elgnt seekers ol J   '
knowledge from Varsity would get together and ta
we did on our nights off, whom we took out, where *»..'
and ail that happened.  Really it was just an old
circle.  Believe met  Then we would think of all the
evenings going to waste and us having to work,
imagine goingthrough one whole summer with only one,i
off each week, and that happened to be a Monday,
eolation, though, wis that a swing shifter gets plenty of i
about ten hours every night (and morning).  Still give me
every night off and only five or six hours sleep.
• t Men, Sound the battle cry.   Death to the Swing
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