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 Issued Weekly by  the  Publications Board of the University of British Columbia
Volume II.
Number 20
Eight twenty-five, and a crowded house
waits the curtain to rise on the first of
three nights of "Green Stockings," the
choice of the U. B. C. Players Club for its
annual Spring Play—at Avenue Theatre.
In spite of all warnings regarding "first
night" at amateur productions, seats for
Thursday night early disappeared, and the
faith of those holding them is not deceived.
College students everywhere, with a tair
sprinkling of the faculty, who have cast
aside their grave and reverent mein for the
evening, and not a few grads. of former
years who have come to look upon the
performance of their  successors.
And, at last! the curtain goes up amid a
general buzz of excitement. Then the
feminine portion of the audience feels the
thrill and call of the footlights—for who
would not wish to flaunt such beautiful
gowns as appear? The scene is an English
drawing-room; the time, late evening. Celia
Farraday, the clever, attractive, but unmarried and unappreciated manager of the
Farraday home, is about to return from a
visit to Southampton, and her family, with
characteristic selfishness, discuss the necessity of her wearing green stockings a
third time at a younger sister's wedding.
On Celia's quick-witted turning of the
tables and her announcement of her engagement to, as she believes, an entirely
mythical Colonel John Smith, when she
realizes to the full the patronizing pity of
the other, depends the plot of the play.
Miss Dorothy Adams, the president of
the Players' Club, made a most charming
Celia, while Miss Isohel Miller gave a perfect rendering of the part of Aunt Ida,
visiting from Chicago, who helps Celia so
well with her conspiracy, and achieved a
great success in her treatment of the
hysterics scene. The part of Phillis, the
utterly selfish, thoughtless and frivolous
youngest sister, who drives home the tenor
of her position to Celia, was done full justice to by Miss Alfreda Berkeley, while
the minor parts of the two married sisters were well filled by Misses Kirsteen
Leveson and Dorothy Gill. Of the men,
Mr. Lacey Fisher scored perhaps the biggest success as Bobby Tavener, candidate
for election. Art Lord's or rather Mr.
Farraday's ejaculation of "God Bless my
Soul," has become famous. The hero—
a gentleman may of the audience at first
feared   was   to   be   an   entirely   imaginary
quantity—apoears late in the scene, but
Bruce Fraser succeeded in making the
part sufficiently interesting to obtain all
the attention that could be spared from
Celia. Messrs. Gordon Scott, Joe de
Pencier, H. L. Hunter and A. Crawford
took the parts of the other men of the
A word of tribute must be paid to the
Property Committee regarding the successful furnishing of the drawing-room,
with all its minuteness of detail. Nor is
the orchestra to be forgotten, which contributed not a little to the all-University
atmosphere of the performances.
New Alma Mater
President Elected
Last Monday, Arthur E. Lord, Arts-'21,
was elected president of the Alma Mater
Society for the season 1920-21. .."Art." was
formerly a member of Arts '19 before going
overseas with the 196th Battalion. This
year he is president of the Men's Athletic
Paul N. Whitley. Arts '22, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of publications for
next session. Mr. Whitley was also
a member of the University Battalion. This
year he is Associate Editor of the Annual.
Science Smoker
A Jolly Affair
Cares and worries vanished even from
the minds of the members of the first year
when, on Saturday night, Science celebrated the third function of the term. On account of the minority of the gentler sex,
this took the shape of a smoker, this form
of entertainment giving ample scope for
the Science men to uphold their reputations as roughnecks, which they have won
in past years. The Rowing Club kindly
loaned their buildings at the entrance to
the Park for the occasion, and at eight
o'clock a good crowd, in spite of the
number of counter-attractions, had gathered there.
An excellent program was provided to
run through the evening, and with Ronie
Kingham at the helm as Master of Ceremonies, no hitch whatever was experienced.
The smoker was officially opened with an
act supplied by the Rygent Cabaret, of
singing and dancing in which "Jimmy"
showed himself an apt exponent of the
"shimmy." These were followed by an entertainer sent down by the Irving Cabaret,
whose voice or beauty) was ostentatiously
well appreciated. An exhibition pout staged
bv the Boxing Club was then heralded, in
which Art Dawe and Johnny Berto were
the participants. This was not only a thriller, but was very interesting to watch on
account of the peculiar matching, each
having distinctly different deliveries. Mr.
Gordon Darling, well known as an amateur
vocalist, rendered several selections of
standard compositions which were very
much enjoyed. On the arrival of the
"Varsity" orchestra, new life was injected
into the gathering and genuine jazz filled
the entire building. Cyril Goldstein's saxa-
phone being very much in evidence. Several were compelled to throw off surplus
energy by relapsing into dance so that
twelve o'clock came all too soon.  „
A good deal of credit for the success of
the evening is due to the committee in
charge, -.omposecl oi the Science Undergraduate Executive, supplemented by Mc-
Callum and Drewtry. Although this is
the last smoker on this year's programme,
all Science is looking forward to those to
be held in the future as these functions
prove to be the best form of get-together
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March 11, 1910
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Friday, March 19th, the Musical Society of
the University is holding its annual concert in the Ball-room of the Hotel Vancouver. Support of activities by the students has been very commendable this
year and everything promises that a large
number will be present at this last undergraduate entertainment of the College
term. There are nearly 200 students in the
membership of the Musical Society and
such a widely, popular activity surely deserves the support of everyone. Many
tickets have been already distributed
amongst all the classes and as reservations
commence on Saturday, March 13th all
students are reminded of the necessity of
being early on hand with their exchange
tickets. The price of admission is one
dollar and reservation may be made at the
Walter F. Evans Music Store.
The chorus work by the men's and
women's Glee Clubs is of a particualrly
high standard this year and many favorable criticisms have been passed by outsiders who have been present at the rehearsals. Professor E. H. Russell, of the
Mathematics Department has given much
of his time and effort as conductor in the
Society and his special attention to the
orchestra (now with eighteen instruments')
has brought this organization very much
to the fore in musical circles.
As a special attraction the services of
Mrs. Huntley Gordon Green, of Victoria,
have been secured as piano soloist for the
occasion. Mrs. Green is a pianist of recognized talent and has been received most
favorably whenever she has played. Mrs.
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The regular Y.M.C.A. meeting was held
on Thursday, and was, in its character, a
very special meeting, when Captain Trivett brought his encouraging message from
the Eastern Universities. Like B. C, the
Eastern provinces took a real interest in
the Des Moins Convention, and in the reports given by the various delegates. In
Winnipeg, as a result of the work of the
Manitoba delegation, there are now forty
student volunteers, and at Brandon College
ninety per cent, of the students are in definite Bible study groups, while at Edmonton there are twenty-five volunteers.
Though these colleges are smaller than our
university, in having dormitories they
have a big advantage. Yet there is much
that coulld be done here if only our men
would get behind the "Y" and work. The
leaders of to-day are not men who are
merely interested in getting a living, but
are allied with all the great questions ef
the day. The world needs a greater number of Christian leaders who are not
afraid to stand up for what they are, and
for the things in which they believe. The
Church too often thinks that people are
not interested in religion, while all the
time they are wanting spiritual help. Captain Trivett told of some of his experiences
in' France and how he discovered there,
that in spite of outer appearances men
are essentially religious. In closing, he
said, "we need young men to go out as
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Born at St. Andrews, Quebec, Capt. Le
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parent University, becoming a demonstrator at that institution. Leaving McGill he
did considerable work as a Dominion geologist in British Columbia, and particularly
in the Rossland district. China called him,
and for three years he was mining expert
to the late Empress. Returning to Canada,
Capt. Le Roy spent a year at Queen's University, as professor of Geology, before
resuming his old duties. British Columbia
next saw him as head of the Geology Survey of this province and then in charge of
all field work for the Geology Survey of
Canada, which position he held until joining the colors.
In the army Capt. Le Roy was all that
an officer could be with his men, in Canada,
in England and on service in France. He
fell leading D Co., 46th Battalion, at
Had. Capt. Le Roy returned he would
have been on the staff of our University,
and would no doubt have assisted many of
his students in his quie.t generous way,
not only as a professor but also financially,
to gain their University objectives.
Many friends and mining companies with
whom Capt. Le Roy was conected will be
associated with this fund. Members of the
University Service Club who are not yet
doing for themselves,  cannot be expected
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The "Ubyssey" takes this opportunity
of congratulating Mr. Lord on his election to the presidency of the Alma Mater
Society—the highest honor which the
Student body can bestow upon one of its
members. "Art" may justly find satisfaction in the unquestionable verdict which
was rendered in his favor. A successful
leader must feel that he enjoys the confidence and support of those whom he
serves. To an unusual degree Mr. Lord,
posseses this advantage which should result in a better and more harmonious understanding between the various faculties
in the University. His experience on this
year's council as well as his intimacy
with most of the subsidiary organizations
under the Alma Mater will prove invaluable in advising the members of his Council and guiding them in their deliberations. If careful judgment is used in
selecting the other members of the Council a successful administration of student
affairs is assured for next session.
"I"        T*        *v
The Players Club is to be congratulated
on the very great success of its presentation of "Green Stocking" last week. The
choice of the comedy was particularly
happv, and the audience speedily fell into
the spirit of the situation, while the
humour "put over" immediately, from the
funny Bobby's electioneering to the touchy
farce in the description of the Arab
dhows." The members of the cast, also,
were highly convincing in their rendering
of the various characters, a task made
more difficult possibly by the very English
atmosphere of the play.
*     *     *
It is never difficult to find people outside of University halls who are ever
ready to discredit the efforts of those
students who interest themselves in College
activities which are not directly connected
with the academic work. These ridiculously "practical" critics claim that to spend
days and nights in the rehearsal of a play
is to admit that we are attending the
U. B. C. with no sound purpose and that
we have a distorted conception of how to
get   the   best  out   of   a   college  training.
Happily, however, there are many who are
equally appreciative of the wider benefits
to lie derived from such a performance as
'Green   Stockings."
We were glad to note ir. last Saturday's
issue oi the "Daily Province," the kuiJlv
criticism of "Lucian." If the encouragement and satisfaction which expressions
of appreciation of this kind bring to the
officers of the Players Club is worth anything, then, the writer may feel well repaid. After congratulating the Club and
the performers on their presentation of
"Green Stockings" he expresses the view
that a great deal is due the University
for encouraging these incidental literary
activities. His last paragraph is worthy
of quotation:
"Some densely practical people may-
think that this time should not have
been taken from the work of the classes. They may be comforted with the
assurance that the young men and
women who undertake this extra work
do not neglect their academic activities and that their is good literary
training in the work of the Players'
Club. The English drama is an important part of English literature
which means that it is an important
part of all  literature  and culture.
"The preparation for this particular
play would be only a relatively small
part of the training of the Players'
Club of the University. All these exercises are studies in literature and
its various forms of expression. Further it strikes me as a rank outsider
that the mental effort, the team work,
the training in interpretation and expression, the serious and conscientious
toil, involved in the preparation for
this performance, and for the others
• given in University Hall, together with
the experiments in other dramas not
publicly given, make good academic
In Monday's election there were only
533 ballots counted. But there are over
800 students in the U. B. C. Did you cast
your vote? or were you not interested?
If we care anything about the interests of
our own Varsity we cannot neglect such
matters. There is no possible excuse for
this apparent indifference. Everyone may
not know the candidates personally, it is
true, but surely, with very little effort, it
is possible to obtain sufficient information
from others in order to form a fair and
unbiased opinion. Clearly it is the duty
of every student to investigate the merits
of the various contestants and not vote in
a careless, hit-or-miss fashion. We owe
this to our Alma Mater. If you failed this
week don't duplicate 'your action next
Monday.    Make it 800 instead of 533.
Where are you going next Saturday
afternoon? The place for you is at the
track meet being staged at Brockton Point
by the University Track Club. This is
the first meet since the war and every
student should turn out and support the
track club in this endeavour to revive interest  in athletics  in the  University.
Each year has entered men in the various events and the rivalry for the championship is keen. Some of the best runners developed in the High School sports
are taking part and a very interesting and
exciting contest  is  assured. March 11. 1920
Why was the well-founded and excellent
tradition of a call for the Honorary President of the Players Club abandoned this
Could the world get along without
women ? The Science men who donned
"hurry-up" skirts at the "Science dance"
on  Saturday night think so.
U. P>. C. Students from New Westminster—don't forget to boost "Green Stockings" in your own home town.
The pretty troupe of Varsity girls will
undoubtedly cause a sensation—by way
of novelty,  you know.
The poster which almost caused our
Lords' downfall read as follows: "Art
Lord, of "God Bless My Soul" fame—
horrors! Rive wouldn't use such language.    Vote for clean speech and Rive.
Dr. Ashton was feeling so happy and
generous on Friday evening at the Players supper in the Citizens Club that he
inadvertently sugared his soup which happened to be served in a coffee cup. Luckily,
the food controller had retired for the
All correspondence must be written
legibly, on one side of the paper only, and
may be signed by a pen-name, but must
be accompanied by name and class of the
writer. Letters must not exceed 400 words
in length.
According to a communication received
by Rev. T. H. Wright,' "Doc" McKechnie,
Arts '20, is still plodding away at Berkeley, Cal., where he is apparently making
good in his studies.
Many aspirations for Student Council
honors will be short-lived according to
the large number of nominations. Nothing
like living in the upper clouds for a week,
After the performance on Saturday evening the members of the cast and the convenors of the Costume and Property Committees were each presented with a dainty
gift by the Women's Auxiliary of the General Hospital.
Don't let the subject of Friday evening's
debate scare you. Negotiators promise to do all their fighting in English.
Don't miss it.
A Breeze from Harvard
Editor   "Ubyssey"
Dear Kir:—As one deeply interested in
our university 1 read with a good deal of
interest the events of the college as recorded in your paper, and in so doing 1 feel confident that the year 1919-20 will be the
most successful that 17. li. C. has yet experienced. It indeed, reflects great credit
upon.the officers of the Alma Mater Society
and upon the members themselves to think
that such rapid development has been possible this year.
In every department, as I review the
exeats, there seems to be great activity
and it would perhaps be unwise for me to
mention any department, however, I cannot help but mention the growth of the
ileus Literary Society. This is really the
first year that such a society has in reality
existed and the widening of inter-collegiate
relations rellects great credit on the executive age. "Ubyssey" is undoubtedly a
great improvement on that of last year,
and for the size of the college it compares
very favorably with papers of other universities. Another development which I
think should receive the full co-operation
of all students is the work of compiling a
real IT. Ti. C. Song Book. I always maintained that the singing of college songs
did a great deal to promote college spirit
and after hearing the singing at the Harvard-Yale game I am more than ever convinced of the fact. With the extension, of
inter-collegiate relations the need of such
a song book becomes very great, so I tn,ke
this opportunity of wishing the Committee
every success and trust it will have the
hearty co-operation of all.
When the April examinations are over I
feel confident that every member of the
Alma Mater will look with pride upon the
year's accomplishments and will regret in
some   respects    the   hasty   criticisms    that
are always  made of your officers who  this
year have achieved so much.
Hoping that next year will sep the University transferred to its rightful home
and wishing my Alma Mater every success
and   this  also  to   its  members.
Never before in the history of the U.B.C.
have so many nominations been received
for the various positions on the Student's
Executive. Next Monday elections will be
held in the Council room for Secre c .n i
Treasurer. There are four candidates
for each of these important positions. We
shall state briefly who the various people
are, in order that you may make your
choice more  easily.
For Secretary :—Miss Isobel Miller, Arts
'22, acted the part of Miss Prism in the
play last spring, and is, at present, Mrs.
Faraday in "Green Stockings." She is
Vice-President of the Sophomore Class.
Miss Hazel McConnel, Arts '21, was associate editor of last year's Annual. She
has risen in the ranks and is, this session,
editor of the 1919-20 Annual. Ernie Clarke,
Agriculture '21, is a "live-wire" from the
Farmer's Party. This year he is secretary
of the Agricultural Discussion Club,
and has taken a general interest in all
student functions. Arnold Webster, Arts
'21, sits on the Students' Council as Editor-
in-Chief of Publications. Further than
this we have nothing to say for fear of
losing  our job.
For Treasurer:—W. O. Banfield, Sc. '22,
is Secretary of the Science Undergraduate
Society. Alfonse Crawford, Arts '22, is
president of the Sophomores and Circulation Manager of the "Ubyssey." "Dick"
Leckie, Agriculture '21, another member of
the Farmers' Party, is president of the
Agriculture Undergraduate Society, and
Treasurer of the Students' Council. Alec
Monroe, Arts '22, is a former member of
Arts '18, and is now president of the
U. B. C. Returned Men's Association.
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Alberta athletic authorities are very annoyed at the action of the Universities of
McGill and Toronto in not answering the
challenge sent them by the Alberta basketball team. The team had made all arrangements to make an extended tour, including
the Western Universities and the Universities of Queens, McGill and Toronto.
However. Toronto and McGill paid no attention to the telegrams, although Queens
gave a favorable answer. The sporting
leaders at Alberta are very strongly of the
opinion that such action will do much to
widen the breach between the Universities
of Eastern and Western Canada.
Walker Dunham and A. Scroggie, both
of Lethbridge, are going to represent the
University of Alberta in the Inter-collegiate debate to be held at Vancouver on
March 20th. The subject of the debate is,
"Resolved, that the Parliamentary system
is in better accord with the principles of
democracy than is the Presidential system."
The Saskatchewan ladies' hockey team
inflicted a well-deserved defeat on the Alberta team last Saturday when they beat
the Alberta team two to one in a very interesting game at the South Side rink. The
Eastern co-eds got well away in the first
period, scoring their two goals at the
start. The Saskatchewan team displayed
much better hockey than their Alberta sisters, the home team being handicapped by
the absence of two of their best players.
Heard in the Dressing  Rooms
Art: "Come on up and play something
on the piano."
DePencier:    "I couldn't play a scale."
Art:    "And you claim to be a big fish."
Art Lord asking Mr. Wood for a pair
of his shoes; "Did you bring down those
suit cases, Mr. Wood?"
Scott, to Leading Lady, who has just
been made up. "O, Dot, let me see what
your grease paint tastes like!"
Unanswered  questions :
Why did Dr. Ashton put sugar in his
soup on Friday night at President Klinck's
Why, oh, why, is de Pencier on "amour-
ous  admiral?"
Why does Fraser like the last scene of
the last act?
Why did Mr. Wood appear on Friday
night wearing a red rose?
Why is Fraser unpopular with certain
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Deer Mertel:—
It is aweful in this University now, Mertel, becus they is a lot of people who put
on Green Stockings last wk. who think
they are supereur beings. I saw the girl
who was tryeing to fool everybody in the
play and I said Hello and she gave me a
stoney stair and walked away looking at
the sealing. I dont no what they are prowd
about, Mertel, becus anybody can make
a suksess out of a play witch is well ritten.
I saw the play on Thurs. nite and again
on Sat. when I was behind the scens becus I new one of the fellos witch was move-
ing seenery and you can bet the Players
Club are good acters becus they let on
they were supprised to hear that Capt.
Smith was dead on Sat. nite when they
been told the same thing on Thurs. and
Fri.    Or maybe they had bad memeries.   .
The acters didnt care what they told
each other, Mertel, and they didnt care
if the audience new they werent telleing
the truth. They was one fello named
Bobby who come in on Thurs. nite and
said he fell in a puddel and gat wet, witch
we all new was a lie becus it was a fine
day on Thurs. and they was no puddel to
fall in. I gess he was not original like
I am, Mertel, and couldn't think of any
other exkuse. Then in the 3d. act they
was a old woman witch got drunk and she
onley had one small glass of brandey,
witch was not enuf to make anybody
drunk.    I no.    You no what I am, Mertel.
They was one thing witch supprised me,
Mertel, becus I had red the book on Wed.
nite, and that was where Sealier and Capt.
Smith kist each other. The book I red
didn't have that in a all, Mertel, but maybe they, has been later editions. I don't
like to hirt your feelings, Mertel, but I
wisht I was in the Players Club. I wood
of  olaved  Capt.   Smith.
We had a big elekshun here on Mon. and
I wus going to vote for Mr. Rive becus
I no him personally but Mr. Lord herd
about it and said I better vote for him
or he wood push my face in. I voted for
him, Mertel. I gess that is how Mr. Lord
pot elected becus he is a pretty husky fello.
We are going to have a lot more elekshuns.
Mertel, but I am not going to tell who I
am voteing for any more. I do not
like rows.    You no what I am, Mertel.
The management of Toronto theatres have
refused to permit the students of the University of Toronto to hold their annual
theatre party in the local theatre because
of past "horse-play." The students are
now trying to convince the theatre managers that thev will, in future, behave like
good boys and girls.
The fair co-eds of the same university
are hesitating to give a leap year dance
because they say "It's ten to one that the
lucky man will act as though he had just
foreclosed a mortgage on the girl who
asks him. Are we going to allow any mere
male to have that advantage? Never!!."—
The students of the University of Buenos
Aires are now allowed to vote on the question of retaining objectionable professors,
when they become objectionable. This
sounds like cultured bolshevism of a very
extreme type.
C. HERMANN, Proprietor
f j
U.B.C. Student! Should Patronize
Clarke & Stuart Co.
Commercial Stationers and
Students' Loose-Leaf Binders
Educational Stationery
School Equipment
Drawing Instruments and  Materials
(Opposite C. P. R.  Depot)
"As a result of the first trial of the honor
system ever attempted at an institution as
large as the University of Illinois, fourteen men and one woman were reported to
the honor committee for cribbing at final
"The University of H. C. has not been
invited to attend the conference at which
the disposition of the recent Rockefeller
gift of five million dollars will be discussed."—Ex. WHY? Is U. B. C. so unimportant?.
Big   Track   Meet—Saturday,   March   13th.
Everything is in readiness for the first
track meet of the University of B. C, to
be held at Brockton Point next Saturday
afternon. There are eighteen interesting
events in which representatives from the
facultis of Arts, Science and Agriculture,
will compete for the championships. The
correct order of events is as follows :
No. Event Time
1.—120  Yards,  Hurdles,   open... 1.30 p.m.
2.—Shot Put, open   1.35    "
3—100 Yards, Senior   1.S0    "
4.—100 Yards, Junior   2.00   "
5.—High Jump,  Senior   2.05    "
6.—220  Yards,  Junior  2.20   "
7.—220   Yards,   Senior     2.30   "
8.—High   Jump,   Junior  2.35   "
9.—440 Yards, Junior   2.50    "
10.—440 Yards,  Senior   3.00   "
11 —Broad Jump, Junior   3.05    "
12.—Broad   Jump,   Senior     3.20   "
1?._880 Yards, Tunior   3.30   "
14.—880 Yards, Senior   3.40   "
15.—Pole Valut. open    3.50   "
16.—3%-Mile Marathon, open .... 4.00    "
1".—1-Mile,   open     4.05    "
18.—%-Mile,   inter-year   Relay.... 4.30   "
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(Continued from Page 3)
With the knowledge that, if they lost,
they would be out of the intermediate
hockey race, the 'Vanity players skated
on the ice last Friday determined to win.
And win they did. defeating the leacue-
leading Nationals bv a 3-2 score. This
victory places U. B. C. evu~i with the
Nats  at  the  top of  the  league.
Norm. Grimmett, leader of the 'Varsity
squad! scored the only goal of the first
neriod, after about two minutes of play.
U. B. C. played splendid combination during this session and were only kept rrom
scoring bv the good work of the Niti-mal
goalie. Jack Wilson shone for 'Varsity
in  this  period.
The second session had hardly commenced when Shaw evened the score after
a nice rush. 'Varsity went to pieces after
this. They forgot all about combination
arid allowed the Nats to shower shots on
Lambert. "Molly" pulled off several sensational saves of shots which seemed tagged for goals.
The Nationals took the lead soon ^fter
the owning of the final neriod, when CIiud-
man beat Lambert. 'Varsity then woke
un. and. following some good -ombina-
tion. Norm. Grimmett tied the '-c -re on
a pass from Wilson. 'Varsity were
playing a three-man defence and had very
little trouble in breaking up tiie rushes
of the Nats. With the game nractically
over. Grimmett got going again, and, skat •
ing behind the net, he sent the puck out
to "Gee" Ternan, who sent in the winn'ng
goal. 'Varsity played safe after this.
Fvery man was playing-his best on Fridav.
the work of_Norm. Grimmett, Wilson and
Lambert, being particularly good. THE   UBYSSEY
March 11, 1910
By W. A. Sutcliffe, Arts '19
This is indeed an age of materialism;
everything must be measured in terms of
dollars and cents. The people of British
Columbia prove to be no exception to the
rule, judging from the attiture that their
legislature takes with regard to the spending of the people's money, for every dollar
expended there must be some monetary return, however small. Economists are supposed to be hard-hearted materialists, yet
an eminent English economist, Alfred Marshall, wrote "The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings."
Surely, it is about time that the people of
British Columbia realized the true significance of this statement, and recognized the
importance of supporting the University of
British Columbia.
The Province of British Columbia, judging from its publicity literature is anxious
to become one of the most progressive provinces in the Dominion. Progress de.pends
upon the conservation and utilization of
skill and talents of every citizen of the
Province. The only way in which such talent can be developed is by affording to
every citizen adequate means of education.
This, apparently, the people of British Columbia have been unwilling to do in the
past, judging from the niggardliness with
which the legislature has doled out the
annual appropriations to the University of
British Columbia, an institution which is
endeavouring, though under the greatest
of handicaps, to make our province a progressive one.
The Province prides itself on its wonderful natural resources, yet these same
resources are being exploited under the
very nose of our citizens. They arc known
to exist, and their potential wealth is little
realized, until some American or English
firms bring in experts and open them up.
It is then that the people begin to complain,
because the executive positions, etc., go to
people who are not citizens of our pro-
ince. Is it not about time that B. C. had
its own mining engineers, forestry experts
and men trained in commerce? It is true,
there are a few, but with such resources,
an army of such could be realized. It is
therefore the function of the Province to
train these men, and this is where the
University of British Columbia contributes
to the economic welfare of the Province.
Therefore, the constant shelving of the
necessary financial suport to this institution is detrimental to British Columbia.
It is perhaps unfair to state that the
people of British Columbia fail to recognize the importance of education, but when
one considers the fact that an American
University has raised over 12 million
dollars by voluntary subscription, and contrast that to the attitude of our people,
who apparently seem unwilling to lie taxed
to support adequately our University, the
inference is altogether unwarranted. However, it is unfair to tax some and ask them
to bear the burden and let other citizens
he free. As the University confers a benefit to the Province as a whole, some method
should be devised such as the English system whereby all contribute, be they land
owners or not, to the upkeep of all educational  institutions.
The ethical justification for free and unlimited education for all, must be apparent to everyone in these days of great social
M.  PERRIN,  Manager — 20 years with the leading Hotels of Europe and America
Often you hear it said:  "The Barron is different!"
MAYBE it's the quality of the cuisine.    Perhaps it's the superiority of the music.
Again,   it   may   be   the   dance   lloor—or   the  atmosphere   that   pervades—or   the
character of the people.
PERHAPS   it   is   all   three—for   the   BARRON   is   different,   and   that   is   why   this
expression lias become so respected.
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unrest. So that on economic and ethical
grounds the continuance ad expansion of
the University of British Columbia is more
than justified, and we feel coniidenct that
the apparent paradox, namely, an ever-increasing enrollment of British Columbia
students, and a disproportionate increase
in financial support of the citizens of British Columbia will be removed, when the
next apropriation is made. So that our
University can move to its site at Point
Grey, and there become a vital organ in the
life of our fair Province, which indeed
gives promise of becoming the leading
Provinc of our Dominion.
The 'Varsity Girls' Basketball Team has
got away to a good start in the triangular
league with the Normal School and Crof-
ton House. 'Varsity now stands at 'he top
of the league with two wins on! of two
In the first game with Normal, on Tuesday. March 2nd, ihey put up what was
piobably the best exhibition of girls basketball seen in the city this season. The team
work was perfect; especially noticeable
was the play of the lateit addition to the
team. Miss  l>. Pearce. The score was 28-2.
The second game, against Crofton House,
last Friday, showed clearly that the first
win was not a fluke. This game, though
not characterized by the splendid teamwork shown in the previous game, was
still a source of delight to 'Varsity supporters, especially to their coach, Mr. Arthur
Lord, whose familiar grunt of approval
was heard on several occasions. Miss E.
Eveleigh got most of the baskets, but Miss
Margaret Gordon's work at guard kept her
in the lime-light at all times. The score
was 10-4.
The team of- both occasions lined up:
Guards—M. Kilpatrick and M. Gordon.
Centre—G. Weld. Forwards—B. Pearce
and E. Eveleigh  (Capt.).
(Continued from page ;;)
to assist much financially, but they can interest friends wdio are able to do so, and so
help this worthy undertaking.
Let the name "Le Roy" be a symbol of
service, of the service of our fallen comrades.
Next week the mercury will be rising in
the fund thermometer; help it along. Mil>-
scription cheques should be addressed to
Dean R. W. Brock, Secretary-Treasurer
Memorial Scholarship Committee, University of B. C.
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Subject to the approval of Senate, the
Captain Lcroy Scholarship of the value of
$250.00, donated by the Universities Service Club, will be awarded for the Academic year 1920-21,' to a returned «"ldier
student at the University of British Columbia. Applications for this scholarship
may be made by returned soldier students
who intend doing second, third or fourth
year work at the University of British Columbia, or post graduate work at any approved institution. Each application must
contain a statement of the academic record, the war record, and the special claims
of the applicant with two supporting references, and must be in the hands of the
Registrar not later than April 30, 1920.
The award will be made by Senate, upon
recommendation of Faculty acting in consultation with the Executive of the Universities. Service   Club.


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