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The Ubyssey Feb 23, 1943

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 Polling For Treasurer Tomorrow
No. 32
45000 Pennies Aim
For Drive Starting
Today in Quad
• THOUSANDS of pennies will be laid down in the quad
and in the cups of penny collectors before this week is
over. Today the Penny Drive got into full swing with Faculties competing over their respective penny lines, at long
last, after being delayed an additional day because of the
Dal Richards Pass Feature. $450 is the committee's objective.
This delay means that the stu-       ——--——---—-—————--———-
Singing Sextette
dents will have to put just that
much more drive into the work in
order to make up for lost time.
The plans for the drive have been
changed so many times that the
students are in a complete dilemma. At the present time, however,
the plans are as follows.
The Jabez skit, "Guthrie Meek
in the Army", has been moved
forward to Wednesday, February
24. It will take place at noon in
the Auditorium. Ihe charge will
be ten cents. John Carson, head
of the elections committee hopes
that a large majority of the students will vote on their way Into
the Auditorium.
The Mamooks Auction, formerly
planned for today has been delayed until Thursday, noon. Among
the articles to be auctioned will
be the grass skirt worn at the Red
Cross Ball by Annabelle Sandison.
There are several surprise Items
that should catch the Interest of
The Phrateres penny raffle has
been progressing favorably and
from all indications a considerable
sum should be raised by this
Student indignation was rampant today when they learned that
coffee will cost them six cents for
the rest of the week. The extra
penny is put in the bottle provided.
Other points of interest in connection with the penny drive are
to be found in the quad, where
Maury Glover and Ida Francis are
supplying the facilities for those
who are in a gaming mood.
The Red Cross still anticipates a
large contribution from the University, it was learned Friday,
when a letter from the Society was
read to the War Aid Council. The
letter expressed the hope that the
Council would be able to complete
their drive to buy an Ambulance.
The success or failure of this project now depends upon the students.
Subject of
Talk to Meds
e DR. G. H. HUTTON addressed the Munro Pre-
Med Society at their dinner
meeting in the Brock last
Friday evening. "Comments
on Psychiatry" was the subject of the talk. Dr. Hutton
held the students keyed up
throughout his interesting
discourse on' the origin,
fundamentals, and general
psychiatric practice.
There were twenty pre-meds and
nurses present. Bill Mercer, a
guest, was impresesd by the work
the Pre-Mcd Society is doing. He
stated that the hope of a medical
faculty to be established at UBC
would depend on the agressiveness
of groups like these. Mercer urged
tho nomination of a member for
an LSE award and Norvald Clyne,
president of the Pre-Meds was
nominated. The date of the next
meeting was set at Friday, February 26.
Grads Meet
To Discuss
Fees Mon.
be discussed at a general
meeting of the Graduation
Class on Monday, March 1
in Arts 100. All students
planning to graduate this
year should attend this meeting as it is vitally important
to everyone in the class.
"Unless the entire support
of all students is wholeheartedly given, nothing can be
done about reducing the
$15.00 graduation fee." Roy
Deane, president of the class
announced. The meeting is
in Arts 100 so that it will not
be too far for Arts students
to walk to the meeting.
* . . And Leader
, . Cole
Players Amuse Troops;
Rehearse New Production
e    WITH A HEAVY calendar of proposed performances and
a mounting schedule of rehearsals, the Players' Club
finds itself in the middle of one of its busiest months.
For the entertainment of the -—-—-——-—--—-—--«————-——
troops stationed in Stanley Park,
the Thespians have announced
their intention of producing "Good
Night, Caroline", along with a varied musical program on Thursday,
February 25. This show will substitute for the previously announced Jabez skit which was to have
been shown yesterday in Chiliiwack, but which was forced to be
cancelled due to unforseen difficulties.
After the enthusiastic responce
that "Good Night, Caroline" received during its performance on
the UBC campus, this comedy
seems assured of equal success before the soldiers. The cast of four
consists of Margie Beale, Art Jones,
Don Walker and Helga Jarvi.
Director of the Club's spring
production is Miss Lola Duncan,
veteran of two wars, who, by the
entertainment of troops in France,
England and Canada, has helped to
raise the morale of the fighting
men. As a well known English
character actress for over thirty
years, Miss Duncan has covered all
the various fields of the entertainment world. Her versatility includes much experience on the
stage, over the air, and in the
movies, as well as directing, script-
writing and journalism.
After two years in Canada, and
five months on this campus, she
said of UBC, "I love your beautiful campus and am very enthusiastic about the Players' Club. They're
all dears."
When asked about the progress
of the new spring play "George
and Margaret", the club reports
steady progress. After weeks of
studying of parts and partial rehearsals, the play held its first
complete rehearsal Monday.
Miss Duncan commented upon it
by saying "They're a little tiresome
with their lines, but on the whole
I'm well satisfied with their efforts."
The comedy "George and Margaret" was not recognized as being
stage material until 1937. The author, George Savory, carried the
script around to every studio In
London begging people to read it.
Finally one company saw its possibilities. The first night was a
riot, and it ran for a year in London. Since it has enjoyed equal
success in New York and Toronto.
Vitamins For
Health Drive
which is getting
way in Canada in 1943 is
"V" for Vitamins, sponsored
by the Nutrition Services of
the Department of Pensions
and National Health. A
series of planned national
and commercial advertising
is adding impetus to this
drive for National Health.
Vitamins are the important
factors in our search for a
balanced diet.
Lack of one or another of these
essential catalysts is tho cause of
most malnutrition. Calories, which
held the public attention for so
long, we now have in plenty, but
the ability to utilize these is linked
inseparably with the presence of
balanced vitamin content in tho
food we eat.
Six Come
President announced Friday that Lester Cole and his
six charming debutantes will
visit the campus on Friday,
February 26.
This is the second pass feature
this week. They will put on a
special show for the students in
the Auditorium at 12:30. They have
been seen at the Beacon Theatre
and more recently at the Palomar.
If these performances are any indication, they should make a hit
with the students who are usually
very appreciative of talent of this
type. They have been appearing
regularly in Vancouver for more
than a month and from all indications they will be here for some
time to come.
Cole himself has a fine tenor
voice and each of the young ladles
in his ensemble is a soloist in her
own right. The girls are all former co-eds from various colleges in
the United States. Several of them
are headed for opera. According
to Cole, "They are just high school
girls that I have trained." They
will sing your favorite songs, light
opera, musical comedy, popular, or
what have you.
This show, with the Dal Richards
program held yesterday will bring
the Special Events program more
or less up to date.
Work Bureau
Needs Assistants
e THE WORK of the Employment Bureau Is increasing so
fast that a woman assistant and
several junior clerks are needed.
The hours are short, the work is
interesting, and the only requirement is a sincere interest in employment work. There will be
some compensation.
Those interested please call at
the Bureau on Tuesday at 1:30 or
Wednesday from 12:30-1:30, or
leave a note at the AMS office.
Forum Debates
For Canada
problem will be debated at tlw
next meeting of the Parliamentary
Forum Friday, February 25, ot
12:30 in Arts 100.
"Resolve that this house support
the abolition of the bilingual system in Canada" is the topic for debate.
Tony Scott will uphold the affirmative, Gordon lierfrund the
Foster Isherwood, president of
the Parliamentary Forum, commented that this promises to be
one of the most interesting debates
yet held by the Forum..
Backman Ineligible
Johnston, Johnson,
Ross Talk Today
•   THREE CANDIDATES will present their platforms at
an assembly today at 12:30 in the Auditorium. The candidates are Victor Johnson, Donald Ross, and Art Johnson.
Voting will take place tomorrow.
Arvid W. Backman who had con-       .	
templated running for a second
term was Informed yesterday that
In view of the fact that he is graduating this year the Wartime Technical Personnel Board requires him
in the Forest Industry.
Arthur C. Johnson will present
the following policy in which he
will endeavour to:
1. Encourage the spending of the
AMS fees in the purchase of capital assets, and the promotion of
social functions taking place on
the campus.
2. Suggest to the various activities the advisability of including
in their budget a provision for a
sinking fund for the rebuilding of
their societies after the war.
3. Insist that students receive
full benefit from their pass feature
4. Publish, through the UBYSSEY, reports of the financial status
of the AMS. The job of treasurer
is to know the financial status of
the society and to advise the councillors in the allocation of funds
to the students whom these members represent. I feel that the students, as well as the councillors,
should be Informed in these
5. Institute changes in council
grants corresponding to those
changes which have occured in
student representation In activities
as a result of the war.
Victor Johnston presents the following platform:
1. A greater public knowledge
of the distribution of the AMS
funds and a publication of the financial statements In the UBYSSEY.
2. The outlining of the financial
obligations of campus organizations
to their representatives at the beginning of the year.
3. A more equitable appropriation of the Pass Feature Funds.
4. Encouragement and possible
expansion of the Employment Office and the Book Exchange.
5. A more strict supervision
over the collection of accounts receivable.
6. The Investigation of the lack
of a reserve for the maintenance
of the Brock Memorial Building.
7. An increased investment of
the surplus in War Bonds with
definite appropriations for future
8. A continuation of the present
attempts to reduce the cost of the
student passes.
Donald M. Ross, the third candidate, will present the following
1. Club budgets should be authorized as far as possible on tht
basis of representation in each
particular club.
2. The amount contributed this
only to the pass fund constitutes
the amount which should be used
for this year's pass features.
3. It would be false economy to
curtail athletics by a policy of
inconsiderate budget-slashing.
4. A fund should be established
immediately to provide for the repairs or replacement of the Varsity
Outdoor Club cabin on Grouse.
5. Curtailment, not necessarily
stringency, in council expenditures
should apply to all phases of campus activity.
8. Next year's Treasurer must
always be ready to make present
sacrifices for future security.
7. A greater understanding and
co-operation must exist between
the Treasurer and the various
sports representatives.
According to John Carson there
were far too many spoiled ballots
in the last election and that not
enough students voted, only 48%
of the voters.
Ballots must not be marked with
an X. Mark all choices with a
number—in this case the voter will
have choices 1, 2, 3.
Nominations for the remaining
offices of Council must be in the
hands of the Secretary by 5:00 p.ra.
on Friday, February 26. The offices
are Secretary of the AMS, Presidents of LSE, MUS, WUS, MAA,
WAA, and Junior Member.
Commerce Issue
Offends; Daily
e TORONTO, Feb. 23 (CUP)-
Publkation of the University
of McGill paper, the McGill Dally,
has been suspended pending investigation by a special university committee. The Dally was
described by the committee as
"blatantly smutty."
The committee met after University authorities claimed that the
Commerce edition of ^ the Daily
contained pictures, cartoons and
feature? that were offensive to
McGill officials.
Hicks Tickets Sold Out
For Annual Hayseed Hop
e   "HEY MA, can I have our new milk-pail tonight? We're
havin' real 7X cider and I don't wanna be hornswoggled
out of my share."
Hey Pa, can I have the buggy tonight, also the horse
to go with it? And shove a sack of oats under the seat, I may
need 'em."
"Gee   Daisy,   you   look   mighty       ————^——-—•——————---———■
purty with that there timothy
sprouting' out'n yer ears. Kin I
have a nibble?"
"Listen here you farmer, you get
my daughter home before mllkin'
time or I'll feed you to the hog3."
"Chee babe, I ain't never seen
you in a get-out like that! A
real gingham dres3 . Now I got
a Uttle homestead out in the valley and I was thlnkln' that maybe
you . . . OUCH1 ! ! Okay I was only kiddin' anyway—don't need to
get  sore."
Tonight the Aggies are returning
to tho haunts of civilization for
their annual barn dance. By four
o'clock tonight they will have
milked their hens, washed their
cows' eggs, shorn their hogs and
washed their hands (?).
Every year about this time the
gentlemen farmers change their
faded dungarees for some cleaner
ones of the same material and because spring comes to Aggies as it
it must come to all men—they have
a dance.
The dance will be held in tho
Peter Pan Ballroom and all the
tickets were sold a week ago.
Collect for
e   STARTING   this   Wednesday,
February 24, Self-Denial Day
wil be taken over by the sororities.
A. D. Pi will be tagging this week
and   the   following   sororities   on
succeeding Wednesdays:
March 3-A. O. Pi.
"    10—Alpha Gam.
"    17-Alpha Pi.
"    24—Delta  Gamma.
"    31—Gamma Phi.
April  7—Kappa Kappa Gamma.
"    14—Theta.
Count will be kept to see which
sorority raises the most money on
its day.
Girls who formerly did Self-
Denial tagging for their war work
are to report to Dean Mawdsley's
office thin week without fall.
Tagging will be from 11:15 a.m.
to 1:45 p.m. in tho folowing buildings: Cafeteria, Science, Arts, and
Aggie Buildings end thc Library. THE   UBYSSEY
Tuesday, February 23, 1943
•     From The Editor's Pen
» »
Blood Donors
If any student on this campus were asked to make a small sacrifice to save the life
of one of Canada's soldiers, and the student
was able to see the soldier dying, we are
sure that it would require no urging to make
that small sacrifice.
Yet on the battle-fronts of the world
many men are losing their lives because
they cannot be given a blobd transfusion.
This year, with all signs pointing to heavy
action for the Canadian forces, the soldier
that dies could quite easily be a relative or
close friend of yours, and there is a way
that you might.help to save his life.
Modern science has developed a method
of drying blood into a serum which can be
placed in containers and sent overseas to
those places where war is a reality. With
very little trouble the serum can be administered to victims, suffering from loss of
blood or shock, and that serum may mean
the difference between life or death.
The Canadian Red Cross has set up a
clinic on Pender Street to obtain the necessary blood, and that clinic needs more donors. Some evenings the voluntary staff of
doctors and nurses are faced with the disheartening task of working on a mere handful of patriotic people, who have come to do
a small but important job of standing by
the figheting men.
The process of giving blood is painless,
it requires less than an hour of time and a
medical check is taken to be certain that
willing donors are capable of the sacrifice.
Every care is taken to see that no one will
suffer any ill-effects from the minor loss
(about three-quarters of a pint) of blood.
Many a wit has proclaimed that you
couldn't get that much blood from him with
a pump, but to the heads of the clinic who
know what depends on getting blood serum
to field hospitals, such answers are not humorous. When the life of a Canadian soldier,
or some innocent person caught in the brutality of an all-out war, may be lost because
some more fortunate person was not willing
to help, then there is no room for humor.
There are two hundred class "E" men
on the campus, whose physical disabilities
would not prevent them from helping in
this manner, there are many students both
male and female who could easily make a
contribution and would do so if they knew
the importance of the blood clinic. To them
we address this appeal. If you are willing
to give some of your blood to save a life
you can get full particulars by phoning MAr.
2221 or 4048. For any student willing to
help the UBYSSEY will gladly get application forms for them to fill out, just drop into
the Pub office. Your blood now may save
the life of a soldier in the very near future.
Faculty Forum
Age Handicaps The B.Com.
The position of the B.Com. starting in
business is peculiar. While he has some
knowledge of the particular business that
hires him, nor has he any practical experience to support him during a difficult period of transition. He should really start at
the very bottom in order to acquire the
necessary knowledge and acclimatization.
But he is too old—or at least the employer
certainly hestitates to assign a man over
twenty-one years, with a University degree,
to a job customarily given to a youngster of
16 or 18 years, fresh from school. Considerations of personnel policy and of plant discipline incline against permitting college
graduates to hold such junior roles. Too inexperienced for a position commensurate
with his age and too old to be given work
commensurate with his experience, the average college graduate is of a hobbledehoy
status which makes it difficult to place him.
Hence the employer expects to pay the college man more than he is actually worth,
partly in anticipation of eventual dividends
and partly because the employer feels he
cannot pay less.
The ordinary competition growing out
of such a situation is bad enough, and must
inevitably increase in severity as time goes
on. It will, however, be a normal competition paralleling that to be found in other
professions where the college output tends
to exceed the demand. What does cause concern is the prospect of a largely increased
number of older graduates following the
cessation of hostilities. It is inevitable that
Commerce courses will have increased enrollments of soldiers wishing to complete
courses already started, or deciding to seek
the educational equipment necessary to the
older man entering business. It means that
for three or four years after the war an unusually large number of men will be seeking
placement in that somewhat nondescript
zone of business where the older man, lacking experience, can make a start without loss
of dignity or morale at a wage which the
employer can afford to pay.
The problem will be difficult and perhaps will have to depend for eventual solution upon the fruition of the "job-for-
everyone" reconstruction policy. If the universities are going to help to meet the situation it seems as though it will have to be
by way of trying to train ex-army students
more rapidly than is usual, so as to reduce
the congestion when the regular students
from the schools and the hold-overs from
demobilization will be graduating together.
Certainly the latter group will have a maturity of age and experience which would
justify a reorganization of courses to meet
their special requirements.
Frosh Smoker
Scheduled For
Thursday, Feb* 25
e PROMISING an evening of
smoking and cider drinking for
UBC freshmen, the Frosh smoker
will be held this Thursday, February 25, in the Alma Academy,
starting at 8:30 p.m.
Cigars, cigarettes, tobacco and
elder for the freshmen attending,
and also some form of entertainment, which has not as yet been
decided upon, will be provided. It
is expected that several speakers
will be present.
Phil Guman, Dave King, Doug
Reid, and Tom Fisher are in charge
of the affair.
NOTICE—Those members of the
Munro Pre-Medical Society who
wish to visit the General Hospital
will meet Friday at 12:30 in Arts
Norval S. Clyne,
*   •   •   •
XOTICE-Tiekets for the first
playoff game of the intercity
league, tho proceeds of which will
go to the George Pringle Memorial
Bursary, may be purchased from
any member of the basketball
teams. They will also be on sale
in the quad box office Wednesday,
Thursday, and Friday noon hour.
M. L. Van Vliet,
per J. P. McGeer.
Completed For
ISS Week Here
• COMMITTEE heads for
International Student
Week, March 1 to March 6,
are moving into high gear in
their final arrangements, according to Ed Wybourn, in
charge of events.
Here is the program lined up:
Tuesday,  March  2 — Pep  Meet,
Tea Dance in the Brock.
Wednesday, March 3—International Tea, Self Denial Day.
Friday, March 5—International
Student Conference.
Saturday,  March  6—Mixer.
In charge are: Alice Stonehouse
and Kay McGarry, International
Tea; Joe Francis, Student Conference. Murdo MacKenzie, Pep
Meet; Murdo MacKenzie, Pep
Mary Mulvin, Tea Dance; Hugh
Ritchie, Mixer; Jo-ann Price,
Outlining the work of the ISS
and thc European Student Relief
Fund, Dale D. Brown, acting secretary of the E. S. R. F„ will speak
to committee heads February 12
He is touring Western Canadian
universities   from   Toronto.
NOTICE—Meeting   of   the   Law
Society, Arts 106, today at 12:30.
Raise $5000
For Red Cross
• EDMONTON, Feb. 21—
(CUP)—Following is a
report from the University
of Alberta stating the results
of the various War Drives
that have been held on their
campus and the plans for the
future. The U. of Alberta
with an enrollment of 1300
can feel proud of its record
when it is compared with
that of other universities.
Last year the students of the
University of Alberta raised a total
of well over $5000.00 for donation to
war charities and investment in
Victory Bonds. The chief items of
the total included the Christmas
Cheer for poor chidlren for which
over $500.00 was raised, and approximately $2,800.00 which was
raised in a drive for an ambulance
which was bought and donated by
the students to the Army authorities. Over $1,300 of this was raised
by the Engineers and Meds "Mile
of Pennies" drive. Ia addition approximately $2,500.00 of Student
Union Funds was invested in Victory Bonds.
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• Armagaddon
* AS this issue has partly
been devoted to the Commerce Department, it is only
fitting that this column be
written about Commerce-
Bringing up the old well-fought
out two-rided argument, the
Science-man says: "Where would
the Commerceman be without the
Engineers, he wouldn't be able to
use his figures." Tiie Commerce-
num replies, "Where would the
Engineer be without the Commerceman, he wouldn't even have
a job."
Keeping this thought in mind, I
shall proceed with my attack on
all Sciencemen in general, but
none in particular.
Ever since the day that Joe
Blotz entered the Lab., he's been
"Boy, I sure wish I took your
course, what a snap," In fact,
he's said it so often, he practically
believes it himself.
He is perpetually talking about
the terrific amount of work he has
to do; not necessarily complaining, but just beefing until he has
his Commerce friends actually
feeling sorry for him.
Granted he does have from
thirty to forty hours of lectures
and lab3 a week to the others fifteen or twenty. And so far as
the Scienceman is concerned, the
argument stops there.
He never considers the amount
of extra-curricular activities,
which the Commercemen take part
in managing. To the Commerce-
men these other activities take up
a great portion of his time, they
are absolutely necessary to his
course, although he gets no academic credit for his participation
in them.
The Student's Council for example is always well represented
by Commercemen. The year has
been an exception for the Science
boys, and I hope, a lesson for
Ihem. They just haven't got tho
time for the^s outside activities.
I hope the Sciencemen do not
take this as a challenge to their
ability. I would far rather they
of sticking to what they are being trained for—they do an excellent job in their own field; let
them stay there.
NOTICE—Film Society will present a show Thursday noon in the
Auditorium. "Getting Together"
and "Inside Fighting Russia", plus
a cartoon.
B.Sm., Bachelor of Smoking, is a great
degree. It entitles a man to hours of Blissful Satisfaction in all the days of his life. Graduate under
Prof. Picobac—always mild, cool, sweet.
NOTICE—Ken Grieve, President
of the CSADC announces that Professor F. H. Soward will speak on
"Canada's place In the port-war
world' 'at an open meeting on
Thursday, February 25 in Arts 100.
Everybody welcome.
•   •   •   •
PHRATERES — Important meeting, nominations for next year's
president and other officers, 12:30,
Arts 100, on Wednesday, February
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smsi II
Tuesday, February 23, 1943
Page Thres
Commerce Dance On Friday At Pavilion
of the
• TO THE same two universities, though not in
the same years, went both
Professor Ellis H. Morrow
and Dr. A. W. Currie of the
Department of Commerce.
Both took their B.A.'s at
Queen's before continuing
on for post-graduate work in
the Harvard School of Business Administration.
Professor Morrow was born In
Buenos Aires, Argentine. His
early education was received in
England and Switzerland. In this
country he attended Calgary Normal, and taught school on the
Prairies before going to Queen'3
and Harvard.
For a time he was Director of
Extra Mural Work at Queen's, a
position held many years later by
Dr. Currie. Professor Morrow established the Department of
Commerce at the University of
Western Ontario, and then went
into business in Toronto in 1920.
Having weathered the depression
he came to this University in 1939
to head the newly established
Commerce Department here.
Dr. Currie was born at Park-
hill, Ontario, of Scottish parentage. He attended school In Kingston ,and took his B.A. and B.
Com. at Queen's. After obtaining
a Doctor's degree from Harvard he
returned to Queen's as a faculty
member. Since 1938 he has been
at UBC.
NOTICE—Would the person who
picked up the brown wallet belonging to Rosamund Bunting last
Wednesday afternoon kindly return, it to the AMS office or phone
ALma 0898L. <
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NOTICE—Films on the agriculture of British Columbia will be
shown in Aggie 100 at 12:30, Tuesday, February 23, by the Junior
Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists. Everyone welcome.
The films will include scenes of
the Fraser Valley, Okanagan and
range districts of the province as
well as comics.
Club For
• THE Commerce Club is
in reality the Commerce
Undergraduate Society, being composed of all students
registered in Commerce, but
having the name "club" because Commerce is as yet
only a department of Arts,
and not a faculty in its own
Our fundamental aim is to sell
ourselves to the business world,
and particularly the business interests of this city. UBC's Commerce training is comparatively
new to Vancouver and is consequently still in the proving stage.
We graduate with a fairly broad
knowledge of business in general,
but with specific knowledge of no
one individual business, and to be
quite frank are of very little value
in our first year out.
However, we have some external
knowledge to fall back on and
some Uttle ability to think for ourselves, so we have a reasonable
chance to move ahead. We have
our luncheons with speaker representatives of different fields, not
only to see what type of work
they do but also to show them just
what we've got on the ball.
Our final graduation banquet is
really Important for we have fifty
to one hundred business men in
attendance. We'll be asking those
same men for jobs a month later
or when the war is over, and the
impression we make at the banquet will be half the battle of getting past that first cold stare in
We are working also for the establishment of Commerce as a Faculty but our purpose in this is selfish for such a step will help us
in the achievement of our main
task—the securing of the employers' approval and demand. We're
out to make them conscious of us,
for to justify our taking Commerce
in wartime we've got to be the
ones who are filling their shoes'
when the class of '63 goes out to
conquer the world.
LOST—Small orange and brown
plaid case containing purse, registration card, etc. Finder please notify A. Roulston, KErr. 3536R or
Arts Letter Rack.
ShODpinfl w*tn Mary Ann
• SUITS ARE the ideal apparel
for spring—not too warm and not
to cold ... if you have original
ideas that you want put into material form, or if vou want original ideas, Lydia Margaret Lawrence is the one to see about It
. . . she's just chock full of ideas
for your war-restricted wardrobe. You'll find her on the third
floor of the Arts and Crafts
Building, 576 Seymour Street . . ,
The Accounting prof was ill last
week, but the class was informed
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• CANDY is where you find It
these days, and you can usually find some delectable morsels at Purdy's, 675 Granville St.
The flavour and quality hasn't
changed a bit since restrictions
came into effect, it i3 just a-*
creamy, a;: sweet, and as delicious
e    *
give you more of that "well-
dressed" feeling than the knowledge that you are wearing a slip
that will not wrinkle, slide up or
slip clown below you" bem-line.
For the perfect undergarment, B.
M. Clarke's at 2519 South Granville Street, is the store that can
always supply you . . . some of the
trade marks of good slips are Formula. Tailored Lady, un;' Sule'to
. . . the laugh was on tne when I
claimed that it was a P. K. Sigma
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• GAIETY  WILL  be   the   key-
note this spring from tip     to
toe—match up your spring ensemble with a snappy pair of brig'it
shoes from Rae-son Mczzanino
floor. Pumps with heel and toe,
in or out, both plain and fancy
. . low heels in the same style:*
as their hlgher-hecled sisters, casual shoes for campus wear . . .
very   "different   looking"   oxfords
that the assistant, a notorious
Councd Commerceman, would instruct the class. The assistant,
whom we shall refer to as Joe
Blotz, was late in arriving, so tho
students baled out, leaving a valentine for him . . . Big juicy hearts
and arrows nil over the blackboard, and in the centre was a
poem • . <
Rose are red,
Violets are blue;
Dear Joe Blotz,
To hell with you!
as it ever was. For that very extra-special gift, candy is the most
extra-special one now-a-days.
Seen in the Library last week
. , . two third year Commerce students , . . she a Gamma Phi, he
a Phi Delt . . . duelling with rulers
. . . great course, this Commerce.
who did the crawling the other
day . . . seems the lad who did tho
crawling wasn't a P.K. Sig, but it
was a good story just the same . . .
but anyway here's one I have on
good authority about a P.K. Sig
Commerceman ... he wanted a
young freshette to take Commerce
with him next year ... he pled,
he got down on his knees (I don't
think he crawled) but anyway he
ended up by giving her his pin
if she would go into Commerce
next year . , .
... A Commerceman Zete is reported to have been intrigued with
a certain co-ed so did his best to
meet her . . . when he finally did
at about noon last Wednesday he
really went into the thing wholeheartedly ... he was .seen with
her from then until nearly five
and again the following day . . .
AU shoes on the Mezzanine floor
are the same price—$7.95.
Com. Men
Of Council
• THOUGH the smallest
on the campus, the Commerce Faculty has always
played an important part in
student government. Commerce stresses the organizational and business ability together with the tact and personality which are necessary
to a successful Students'
Council. In the past eight
years we find that the outstanding men on Council
have been Commercemen.
In 1934-35 Commerceman President Mather and Commerceman
Treasurer Malkln, Secretary Wale*
and Junior Member Garrie wers
successful In quelling the Frosh-
Soph riots which threatened to
tear the campus apart.
Treasurer Idyll In 1935-36 actually produced a surplus in tho A.
M.S. funds, and was largely responsible for the Initiation of the
Brock Building Fund whan that
building was only a distant dream.
The year 1936-37 was the beginning
of the pass system by economics*
minded President Jay Gould.
Treasurer Smith and MUS
prexy Bird brought honour to their
Alma Mater in 1937-38 through
their administrative ability and
their playing on the UBC English
Rugby team. Thc tradition of a
Commerce treasurer was continued in 1938-39. Smith's great
achievement was the successful
financing of the Brock Building
With 1939-40 came another
Commerce treasurer, Stevenson,
one of the best in A.M.S. history.
He and President John Pearson
were in office at the time of the
Esky...     Jabez Skit Features
Gomm. Party Fri.
•   THE SECOND Annual Dance of the Commerce Class
will be held this Friday, February 26, in the Stanley
Park Pavilion.
e • e Commerce
long-expected opening of the
President Lumsden, Treasurer
McTavlsh, and M.A.A. President
Harmer upheld the Commerce tradition in 1940-41. McTavlsh waa
successful in coping with the
bank overdraft of that year.
The 1941-42 Council will long
be remembered as the smoothest
running in Council history. President McBride, Secretry Aikens,
Treasurer Porter, and M.A.A. Davies proved the Commercemen'.?
administrative ability. The Commerce tradition in 1942-43 was left
to LS.E. prexy Mercer. It has
been his duty to prove that the
figures and statistics of Commerce can be reconciled with cultural and organizational achievement.
1943-44 will see a Commerceman
President who has aldeardy distinguished himself In Campm
leadership. Commerce acn be
proud of its record on Council.
This year the affair will feature
a play written specially for the
Dance by "Jabez" titled "Sho
Gave Him the Key to Her Heart,"
or "The Rape of the Lock." The
direction of this short production
is In the hands of the Entertainment Committee, which Is headed by Percy Glover, Ed Freison,
and Bob Whyte.
The patrons for the Party are:
Prof, and Mm. E. H. Morrow,
Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Currie, Mr.
and Mrs. F. Field, Mr. and Mrs.
G. F. Drummond, and Dr. and
Mrs. J. A. Crumb.
Throughout   the   Dance,   Percy
Glover has arranged special numbers, mixers, and spot dances.
Owing to the transportation
difficulties, the party will be
strictly informal. Asked about
this point, President Hugh Hall
said, "Don't let that stop you. It's
only a ten minute walk from the
street car, through a path lined
with towering trees lightened by
the romanticism of a silvery
moon. Who's worrying about
Tickets for next Friday's gala
occasion can be obtained from
Hall, Bill Welsford, Ron McBride,
Bill Mercer, Phyllis Bishop.
Commerce Pep Meet
Wednesday Noon
•   FOLLOWING in the tradition set by last year's Cinderella Ballet, this year's Commerce pep meet will feature
an all-male cast in a thrilling drama of murder and intrigue
in North Africa. Percy and Maurice Glover, complete with
mustaches, are playing the glamorous feminine leads.
The skit will be given Wednes-       ___________________
day at 12:30 p.m. in the Aps. Sc. 100
Room. There Commercemen will
unite to take part in what their
executive promises will be the
"liveliest pep-meet this year."
Boogie - woogie artist Johnny
Francis will be featured at the
piano. The budding businessmen
will have a chance to give vent
to their feelings In rousing Commerce yells.
In addition to such old favourites
as "Oh come and see this Com
merceman," and other class songs,
a new musical masterpiece will
be Introduced. This is a ditty
to the tune of a COTC marching
song, (censored), with a brand
new lyric.
Commerce Club President Hugh
Hall will be Master of Ceremonies.
He extendi a particular invitation to first and second year
Commerce students to come to
Wednesday's pep meet.
C<Me Lav* ^ u
Good Ca**
Spring Tweeds
The times endorse the popular choice of a good tweed suit by the
college girl. Everyone seems to be following her lead and choosing
this "bread and butter" fashion for its enduring virtues.
We have sketched a smart example from our Sportswear, a rugged
tweed with a smooth fitting skirt topped by a good length jacket.
Well tailored revers, easy shoulder fit, three-button fastening and
patch pockets complete its all-round appearance. Jacket is lined with
satin lining.  Sizes 14 to 20.
—Sportswear,  Spencer's,  Fashion   Floor.
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Page Four-
•Tuesday, February 23, 1943
Varsity Grounds R.C.A,F, In Tisdale Cup Match; 6-5
Varsity Takes
RCAF In Final
Game, 46-37
•   LAST FRIDAY, our Thunderbirds served notice that
their slump, which has seen them drop six of their last
V. and D. league games, has come to an end. They turned
back a strong RCAF team from Sea Island, 46-37.
You may argue that this doesn't       .«___________.-«____________.
• Co-ed Sports
mean a tlung because the Air
Force outfit are in second last
place in the league. That is true,
but nevertheless Wally Mayors'
boys have a powerful aggregation.
If you don't believe it, then take
a look at the score of their game
last Saturday night.
The result of that fracas was
RCAF 50, Shores 30.
There's no getting away from it.
Varsity seems to have most definitely shaken off their losing
streak and just at the right time
too, because, the playoffs start
next week with our heroes holding down featured roles.
Their opponents will be Lauries.
and to make sure that his team
will be in top form, Varsity Coach
M. L. Van Vliet has scheduled
strenuous practices for the balance of this week .
Last Friday's game featured
something which should gladden
the hearts of all those who can
remember back to the time when
Art "Lefty" Barton was second
only to George McConnell as the
scourge of opposing checks.
Art has only gone into double
figures a few times tills season
and these have usually been
around 12 or 14 points. Friday,
however, he stepped out and personally led the Thunderbirds to
their triumph, by scoring 17 points.
Sandy Robertson, too, was another who returned to his scoring
form of a while back. True, you
don't have to go very far back Into the league records of this season to find accounts of Robertson
in top form.
But he did snap out of his temporary slump, Friday by scoring
12 points.
One posible reason for this is
Sandy's conversion from a forward
spot to guard duty. He and Art
Art Stilwell, his old Kitsilano and
Sparling running-mate, really
look smooth out there and the
combination should spell plenty
of head-aches for the rival V. and
D. league managers.
However, having in mind the
cold glance which Varsity Coach
M .L. Van Vliet will probably bestow upon these optimistic utterances, perhaps we had better end
this saga by reminding the UBC
fans that Lauries, who will be the
UBC opponents in the playoffs,
are a tough team for any outfit
to beat, and we do mean Varsity.
Varsity's co-ed grass hockey
team has started its drive towards the top of the second half
of the league standings. The
stick wielders ended up in second
place in the pre-Chrlstmas play
when they were defeated by Ex-
Kits. The top team was not decided until the last game as both
Varsity and Ex-Kits had defeated
their other  opponents.
In the last game Varsity wa3
down 3-0 at the half, but they
managed to outscore the Kitsilano team 3-1 in the second half.
However, they were still on the
short side of the score as Faye
Burnham scored again for Ex-Kits.
The final score was 4-3.
• In last Saturday's game the coeds took Pro-Rec for a 13-0 count
at Memorial Park. The forward
line was particularly strong and
they combined in an excellent
passing attack. They continually
drawing the Pro-Rec defense out
of position and Jean Handling or
Nonie Carrothers would go In to
make the kill. Barbara Greene
played an excellent game at right
Inner and she also made her
share of the goals.
The half back line was also outstanding both in attack and defence, bottling up a recreational
attack every time. During the first
half Pro-Rec never moved the ball
past the twenty-five line whlh
Varsity scored eight times.
In the second the blue and gold
players dropped their pace a little,
allowing the Pro-Rec girls to pass
the twenty-five line twice. Varsity scored five times in this period.
The Varsity fullbacks and goalie
had a wonderful time doing nothing during the game, of which
practice they soon tired. They
started their own diversion, passing the ball back and forth between themselves. When asked
about the game they said they had
a good passing practice.
Almost every forward scored at
least once during the game; some
even more. Both Jean Handling
and Nonie Carruthers further fattened the scoring averages and
they should end well up In tho
NOTICE—Would any public spirited student with a cabin on Holly-
burn be willing to supply bunk
space for members of the Ski Club
on Saturday, February 27 and
March 6? These stalwarts wish to
practise and run in the Vlakie
Classic for the glory of UBC. They
don't mind hard bunks or cold
quarters. If you have any such
accommodation, communicate with
President Bill Hooson, Kappa Sig
table, BAy. 8135L.
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LOST—Last Thursday, a Chem. 4
lab looseleaf with notes. Will finder
please return this important apparatus to the AMS office immediately?
rsonality Para
UBC Inter A's Play
Highbies Tonight
•   TONIGHT, at 7:30 in the King Ed gym, Varsity's Inter
A B asketball team takes on Ted Milton's unbeatable Higbie
The occasion is the second game of the Inter A playoffs. At present, the Thunderbirds are one game down in
this three-out-of-five series, but the boys hope to even it up
tonight and they are not alone in the belief that they can
do it.
  In the first game, last Thursday
night ,the students lost by but four
points, and, even though they hart
control of the ball at least 75 per
cent of the short time remaining
to them, they were unable t:
shorten the gap between them anl
the Men of Milton.
Ted Milton, Higbie Coach, confided after the game, that hi
thought Varsity really had the
game in that last five minutes. It
was over-anxiousness on Varsity'-
part that lost the game to Higbies,
and they (Varsity) have vowed
that it won't happen again.
Tonight Coach Demetrie Elefthery will start the same line that
came so close to shattering Higbies' win-streak last Thursday.
They are guards, Pat Campbell and
Bill Hooson, centre; Ches Pedersen; and forwards Bud McLeod and
Don Mann.
Substitutes will be Pete McGeer
(the team's top-scorer), Jim Bryant, and Basil McDonell.
The third game of the series will
be Thursday night at 8:30 in the
King Ed gym, but tonight's game
will be the crucial one for Varsity.
If they win tonight ,and they will
be going all out to do just that,
the series will be dead-locked at
two games each, with Thursday's
game giving both squads a chance
to go one up.
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• THE TOPIC of this week's "Personality Parade" will be
the feminine counterpart of Mr. M. L. Van. Vliet. We
refer to Miss Gertrude E. Moore, the women's physical education director on the campus.
Miss Moore is in charge of the Physical Training sev-
tion of the compulsory war work for girls besides running
the Co-ed Intra-Mural program.
Miss Moore was born in Toronto where she received
her early education. She attended Margaret Eaton School
for Women, where she won the Margaret Eaton prize and a
scholarship for dramatics.
While at this school, she participated in swimming,
canoeing, golf and archery. She has the distinction of being
the first Margaret graduate to teach swimming.
After graduation, Miss Moore turned her attention to
teaching. She taught at two Toronto schools but her pride
was Toronto Technical. She was very enthusiastic about the
large, well-equipped gymnasium and swimming pool. Later
she returned to her Alma Mater as a member of the staff.
Miss Moore first came to Vancouver in 1929 to do recreational work. Previous to that time, she had been the
sports director at the first large, organized camp for girls in
Ontario. Here, her interest and skill in swimming became
very evident. She left Vancouver, after three years in the
recreational field.
She returned to Toronto where she became woman's
director of alarge Toronto concern. She was very proud of
this center which boasts two gymnasiums, a large swimming
pool, a library and a very well equipped little theatre. Besides these excellent facilities there were fully equipped
camps for both summer and winter sports.
To further her training along recreational lines she
took courses in camping and recreation at several American
Miss Mcore came to the coast in 1935. She organized
the first privately owned camp for girls in the Canadian West.
Moore Croft incidentally was the first organized camp for
either boys or girls in B.C. Many UBC girls have attended
this camp both as campers and leaders. Incidentally the training course for the leaders has enabled many Moore Croft
girls to accept jobs with recreational centers in the east.
Miss Moore became the Physical Education director
for women at UBC in 1936, the same year that M. L. Van
Vliet came to tho campus. She is particularly pleased that the
girls on the campus voted unanimously to continue the compulsory physical training program.
tion on the executive council of the Canadian Physical Education Association up until last year. She was instrumental
in forming the Canadian Physical Education Branch for B.C.
She was also one of the organizers of the B.C. Camping Association. She feels that a recreation council should be form
ed to co-ordinate the different recreation groups in the Canadian West. She also feels that there should be courses in
recreation and leadership offered to the girls but this is im-
Collegians Win
1st Tisdall Game
* AH! No one would have thought it possible, but the fact
remains that the Varsity Thunderbirds did win a rugby
game. Last Saturday the English rugger team took over the
controls from the RCAF team in the second half of the contest and went on to win to the tune of 6 to 5. This was the
Tisdall Cup game.
Varsity  had  the  kick  off  and       __________________»_______,
drove down the field after it. They
pushed the Air Force team backwards in practically every scrum
and then McKercher made a brilliant run only to be brought down
in front of the precious line.
At this point the Sea Island Air
Force boys started to function.
They passed, kicked, and ran
through nearly everything that
Varsity tried against them, This
effort netted a free away touch
down. Then to make matters
worse the Air Force punter converted beautifully.
The Blue and Gold carried the
ball down the field twice more before the half time whistle. Both
of these attempts were thwarted
at the zero hour by a series of
Molotoff bread-baskets, or something of the same calibre, delivered
by determined fliers.
This half was featured not only
by the score for the Air Force but
by two beautiful penalty shots that
had the audience beathless. Alfred
Lindsay lacked the correct amount
of punch behind most of his kicks
all day, but these two came within
wishing distance of the bar. Both
were from very difficult angles and
the attempts were a credit to any
player. The score at the half was
5 to 0 against us with the ball
deep in enemy territory.
The 'Birds came out fighting mad
to start the second half. The ball
went back and forth over the field
in real see-saw fashion. The Thunderbird scrum began to show signs
of weakening and things looked
However, about half way through
the period a marvelous thing happened. The back field fellows
showed some superb line kicking
and the scrum men got away with
a little high class passing. A brilliant touch was made by Fred Lindsay after he had grabbed a pass and
went down the field wild. The convert failed.
The second tuoch came a few
minutes later when lanky Goodwin
leaned over the line with a pack
of red and blue on top of him.
Goodwin, incidentally, was a
standout in the line up. His height
enabled him to snare a great many
toss ins that set up beautiful plays,
Lindsay, who was doing all the
punting for Varsity made a near
miss of the convert. The score stood
at 6 to 5 for us.
From the time the first touch
came for the Blue and Gold team
the ball seldom ventured out of
the Air Force property. At the
end of the game the fliers showed
considerable fight and were threatening to go wild If given half a
JACK McKERCHER for VARSITY played a splendid game . . .
Both teams were playing thirteen
men . . . GORDY McKEE, EX-
VARSITY player turned out with
EX-BRITANNIA in the preliminary game. EX-BRITANNIA beat
the ROWING CLUB line-up 13-11.
The game was opened by a fleet
of five CATALINAS over the field.
If they had have come back at the
end of the game with a few pills
the AD* FORCE would not have
kicked in the least
Intra-Mural Table-
Tennis Wed. Night
• REMEMBER folks? Sometime ago someone planned a table
tennis tournament. Yes, we still
remember that such a tiling was
talked about way back when we
had not yet been educated as to
what snow felt like. Now tilings
look better and the tournament
will definitely be played this
Wednesday night.
The meet will start at 7:30 and
continue until satisfactory results
are obtained. Each team is to bo
represented by three individuals.
The three men will make up one
double team and one single.
Last Thursday night Stan Gustavson taught Earl Clements that
the Freshmen are not yet quite as
good as the experienced ones. Stan
beat Earl in the final of the snooker tournament. Beta Theta Pi
claim the loyalty of the victor and
Earl Clement belongs to Oml-
NOTICE—All representatives of
the Intra-mural teams are asked
to attend a very special meeting
this Wednesday noon at 12:30. The
meeting will be in Mr. M. L. Van
Vliet's office in the gym. The
meeting of this committee is~im-
possible because of the limited facilities. It is her hope that
girls who are getting training in this field will stay with it. It
is a new field opening up and there will be many positions
to be filled, such as recreation directors in the new land
army corps.
Miss Moore whole-heartedly seconds the opinions in
the Van Vliet "Personality Parade" that the physical education department should be expanded after the war.
• Intra-Mural Baskteball
7:00 P.M. Delta Upsilon vs. S.G.H.
7:45 P.M. Zeta Beta Tau vs. Sigma Phi Delta
8:30 P.M. Phi Delta Theta vs. Nu Sigma
Watch the notice board for any further games this
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