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 Mummers Get Set For First Night Opening of Christmas. Plays, Wednesday
—Photographs by Art Jones.
• THE TENSION OF final dress rehearsal prevailed as
these pictures were taken Saturday night while the
Players' Clubbers prepared for their 1943 Christmas productions. On the left, Jim Putman applies the final touches
of makeup to Heather Blundell, while Joan'Blrkett and
Marion Roberts offer their assistance. The centre photo
needs little explanation. It shows pretty Joan Anderson, who
plays one of the leads in "The Tenth Word" On the right
is pictured a scene from "Soldadera". From left to right, the
"characters" are: Edith Katznelson, as "Adelita", June Hanson as "Concha", Pat Dorrance as "Blondie", and. Marie
Conway, weilding the artillery (courtesy the COTC), who
plays "Maria".
No. 14
"Swing" Criticism
Forces Resignation
• SASKATOON, November 8-(CUP)— Chuck Batten,
music directorate president at the University of Saskatchewan, resigned his position last week because of faculty
criticism of swing activities in which the directorate was
Commenting on this critici.'im,
Batten said "the swing activities
on which the directorate was engaged have been labled as unsuited
to the type of music that should
be fostered in a university."
"In tendering my resignation I
feel that my motive should be presented in a sufficiently clear light
to leave no doubt. "In continuance of my duties I continually
encountered opposition and criticism which leave no other course
open to me, as a president with
the welfare of his organization at
"The policies on which I was
elected have been subjected to
criticism which I felt to be both
unwarranted and unbearable."
The Student's Representative
Council is considering the resignation and will deal with it at
a special meeting soon.
Final Vote
For Artsmen
November 10
• ARTS elections will be held
on Wednesday, November 10,
at 12:15. The elections will not be
postponed on any account. All
other meetings have been cancelled
and all artsmen are urged to attend their elections.
There will be nothing to Interfere with the turnout except laziness or disinterest.
The schedule has been posted as
Arts '44-A 206.
Arts '45-A 204.
Arts '48-A 100.
Sand Bucket And Sun Tan
Oil Hi Jinks Pre-requisites
, _•"   GET OUT your sand bucket and sun tan oil and come
to the WUS Hi Jinks in the Gym on Monday night,
November 15, at 6:30 p.m. A beach party, strictly for women
only, is the order of the evening.
The WUS and WAA have collaborated on a super stupendous evening full of fun and frolic and lots
of food for the entertainment of
the women on Monday evening.
Anything from bathing beauties
to beach combers will make an
cppearance and a special prize will
be given to the most beautiful or
unusual bathing beauty.
The lucky girl will be presented
with an Imported bottle of PURE
unchlorinated water which was
obtained at great cost through a
bootlegger from West Van.
Phyl Bishop, President of WUS,
has also promised sack races, ping
pong, and horseshoes for the more
Four inspiring productions will
be put on by the girls from the
different years and should prove
to be real contributions to the field
of drama as they have been re
hearsing feverishly for at least a
Heat is absolutely guaranteed as
Phyl has thoroughly investigated
the wood and coal situation in the
Gym, so don't be bashful girls,
come out and be your most glamorous.
Miss Machines, founder of HI
Jinks, will sponsor the party as
well as Dean Dorothy Mawdsley,
Dr. Joyce Hallamore, Miss Sylvia
Thrupp, and Miss Gertrude Moore.
There will be a slight admission
charge to cover the cost  of the
cokes and hot dogs to be announced later.
The men hardly need be reminded that they will be punished
severely if they enter the sacred
sanctum of the Gym on Monday
Miss Moore wishes to remind the
girls that they must wear soft
shoes on the gym floor.
The Ubyssey
Any newspaper welcomes criticism, if that criticism is
just. Comment, whether it be favourable or unfavorable,
indicates that the paper is at least successful in arousing the
interest of its subscribers.
However, when irate persons attempt to make The
Ubyssey the butt of personal grievances and accuse it unjustly of failings which have been the responsibility of the
whole student body, we feel it necessary to clarify the
position of the paper, as understood by the editorial staff, with
regard to student affairs.
This decision has been reached as a result of various
accusations which have been levelled against the Ubyssey in
the past week. However, the people who have raised the
objections, except for those who have written letters to the
editor, have not, at the time of writing, presented overt
claims to the paper.
,It has come to our attention that members of the committee in charge of presenting the Maple Leaf feel that some
six hundred students failed to attend because the Ubyssey
did not run a six column streamer about the dance. They feel
that the dance was not sufficiently publicized.
All of which is extremely flattering but entirely
unfounded. Imagine—because five or six words were not
placed at the top of the front page only one quarter of the
expected number turned out. The Ubyssey was requested
not to publish any publicity about the dance until two weeks
previous to the event. Now we are accused of giving insufficient publicity.
Then there was the perturbation aroused by a column
which appeared last week about the Homecoming Celebrations. The opinions expressed were the honest opinions of
the columnist, and as such were completely justifiable of
publication. The people responsible for some of the faults
he criticized insist upon making a personal issue of his remarks where no personal criticism was intended.
The Ubyssey has been besieged by several huffy representatives on the Homecoming Committee, with the general
implication being that the Ubyssey has no right to criticize
a function in which it had no part. We shall not waste space
here reiterating the facts to the contrary which were stated
in Friday's issue. But we do take up the challenge as to
our right to criticize.
The Ubyssey is the organ of the students. If the students
are dissatisfied with certain arrangements, it is the duty of
the Ubyssey to make their protests heard. If we are not
allowed to criticize, what is the use of a paper, other than
as a mere tool for propaganda for social events? Where is the
democracy of which we boast if we cannot criticize? Where
is your freedom of the press?
The Ubyssey intends to present the news—student news,
faculty news, university news—and to present it with due
regard for news value and the honour and dignity of the
university; We are not a publicity committee for any anticipated social event. We are a newspaper.
Ballot Boxes—Arts 100, Quad, Noon Today
C.C.F JIM WILSON (        )
Labor Democrat BRUCE YORKE (        )
Liberal LES RAPHAEL (        )
Progressive Conservative JOHN COWAN (        )
(Please Number 1st and 2nd Choice)
'Prop/ Difficulty
Faces Thespians
Wednesday, November 10, at
Elect Prime
Minister For
UBC To>day
the Mock Parliament, to
be held November 17, will
be elected at a meeting at
noon today in Arts 100.
Four candidates for the office,
John Bowan—Progressive Conservative; Les Raphael—Liberal. Jim
Wilson—C.C.F.; and Bruce Yorke
—Labor Democrat, will outline
their platforms at the meeting.
Voting will take place at the
close of the meeting. The ballot to
be used appears in today's
It is to be noted that the practice of voting early and often will
not be tolerated.
Each of the leaders of the four
parties running for election In the
Mock Parliament, will try and explain to you why you should vote
for his party and not for any
According to Jim Wilson, leader
of the CCF, "The mam measure
under consideration by the CCF is
the immediate socialization of all
war industries having received
government subsidies, and those
having obtained contracts from the
government which make up 50
per cent or more of their production."
Bruce Yorke, Labor Democrat,
declares that "The Labor Democrats is not a 'communist' organization. It merely attempts to
straighten out several current misconceptions. These are peace security, and full employment under
the existing economic order. These
false goals are to be replaced by
the true goals which are abundance, planning freedom and servicing human needs."
Les Raphael—Liberal says "that
Canada's progress ln the post war
world must be a result of natural
evolution and not revolution."
John Cowan—Progressive Conservative declares "The aim of our
party is social and economic reform
and at the same time maintaining
economic stability. Revolutionary
reform would result in chaos."
has been announced as a provincial holiday. The University
will be closed on that day.
the Christmas Plays will be
6:30 p.m.
Plays this year are to be of an
unusually serious nature and will
require a great deal of co-operation
from the audience if they axe to
be a success.
Production la going very well
in spite of many difficulties, and
the plays should be a great success,
according to Business Manager Don
Casts this year an almost em-
tlrely new to the business as only
two actors have ever appeared in
a Green Room production.
In order to accomodate the large
number of newcomers the plays
chosen are ones with large casts
and requiring a great deal of stags
It is now almost Impossible to
obtain either new costumes or
scenery, but the club has managed
to make over old sets, and have
manufactured their own costumes
to overcome the difficulty.
In order to save money and materials a very limited number of
programs have been printed. To
make up for this deficiency the
Ubyssey is printing a complete list
of the casts, as follows:
Director, Nancy Bruce. CAST:
Felicity, Joan McCallum; Pamela,
Dita Standeven; Justltla, Kim Murray; Milly Lou, Josephine Conley;
Mistress Darcy, Peggy McCall;
Pam, Marion Roberts; Fluff, Joan
Anderson; Jo, Peggy Frith; Mug,
Ruth Fleishman; Sarah Darcy,
Heather Blundell.
"SOLDADERA" by Josephine
Director: Graham Baillle. CAST:
Maria, Marie Conway; Blondie, Pat
Dorrance; Cricket, Gwen Spargo;
Tomasa, Diana Young; Adelita,
Edith Katznelson; The Rich One,
Peter McGregor-Eadle; The Old
One, Jean Christie; Concha, June
Hanson; Technical Advisor: Nancy
Director: Dorothy Somerset.
CAST: General Merck, Gerald
Newman; Lieutenant, Murray
Sager; Captain Cassell, James
Argue; First Major, Jack Duffus;
Second Major, Chester Taylor; The
Stranger, Peter Ajello; Sergeant,
Drummond Houston; Refugees,
Mary Fagan, Marie Hutchenaon,
Joan Birkfiett, Don Wilson and
Alan Fletcher.
Commerce Party
Next Saturday
•   COMMERCEMEN in red sweaters  will   be  admitted  to the
Commerce Club dance held at 8:00
en Saturday, in the Brock.
Pay twenty-flve cents at the door,
there will be refreshments served
and a draw during the evening.
Music will be "Johnny Short"
records. Page Two <
Tuesday, November 9,1943
•    From The Editor's Pen » » »
Student Executive Confusion
The by-word of almost every undertaking of student executive this fall seems
to be "confusion".
Perhaps it is more obvious to us, who
gather the news to relay it to student ears,
than it is to the rest of the campus. But it is
an undeniable fact. Members of the various
committees on student functions can, if they
will but admit it, support this fact.
We know; because we are continually
having to change some story after it has
been written because some new development
has just caused a sudden reversal of plans.
Then when the story appears, if we are not
informed in time, the facts are wrong and
we are accused of contortion of facts.
Some of the changes may be unavoidable. In that case, there is very little that
can be done. However, there are too many
sudden about-faces for all of them to be entirely impossible of correction.
One of the chief causes of disturbance
is the matter of room bookings. Groups
have been granted use of a certain room for
a certain period, and then find that the booking has mysteriously been cancelled. The
room may have been given over to some
other group, or become simply "unavailable". Such action has affected three pep
meets within the last few weeks. At the
time of writing, the Ubyssey was still uncertain whether the pep meet presaging the
Mock Parliament is to be held in the Auditorium or ArtslOO. No one seems to know
what is to happen.
The main difficulty seems to be a lack
of co-operation between committee members,
committees, and governing bodies. Rank inefficiency on the part of some responsible
people has been evident in the planning of
several functions.
Cause of an unsuccessful pep meet was
the neglect of the person whose job it was
to engage an orchestra—or at least to check
to make sure they would appear. Further
negligence made it necessary to interchange
the dates of the Arts-Aggie and the Maple
Leaf. "Someone" forgot to rent the Commodore for November 4, the date previously
planned for the ball.
An epidemic of passing the buck has hit
the campus, and it's spreading. The blame
for any mishap is tossed from one person
to another with the dexterity of the best
basketball players.
The Women's Undergraduate Society
presented a most successful fashion show
last Wednesday. From all reports, there
were no slip-ups in connection* with it, and
the girls succeeded in turning over an admirable sum of money to the Red Cross
There is no reason why all other undertakings of the students cannot reach such
a measure of success with the minimum of
confusion. With every change, more and
more people are annoyed and more and
more ill-feeling is spread on the campus.
To get the most out of what is left to
them of their extra-curricular activities, students need to stick together more than ever
now. With all the difficulties met with in
this wartime era, the demands on efficiency
are correspondingly great. With care and
ingenuity in handling arrangements many
of the difficulties, however, would never
We need planners who are capable and
conscientious. If we do not have competent
people in the necessary positions we cannot
expect our student enterprises to be a
• Student Opinion - -. & n* erac
• CLUBS, CLUBS, Clubs, another 27
times and you will have the number on
this campus catering to every type of interest. Membership ranges from about half
a dozen in some of the specialized discussion clubs to about one hundred in the
Varsity Outdoor Club. Do you love acting,
banging a percussion, or warbling your native woodnotes wild? Fellow members of
the Musical Society and the Players Club
will be able to stand it. Do you want to
increase your knowledge in your field of
study? There are special discussion clubs
in practically every course—Letters Club,
Historical Discussion Club, Maths Club, etc.
Do you love the sound of your own voice,
or want to develop the power of that organ
so that you can be proud of it? Then the
Parliamentary Forum or the Women's Public Speaking Club is the place for you. Are
you interested in discussing current problems. You will have the opportunity in
Social Problems Club, International Relations Club, Cosmopolitan Club. Do you
want to make Christianity work?—The Student Christian Movement, Varsity Christian
Union, and the Newman Club are the places
to try. Are you an athletic enthusiast and
an outdoor fan?—You need never lack for
fellow enthusiasts in any line of sport. Or
do you want a club that combines many of
these functions or one where you can just
have a good time as an end in itself as the
sororities and fraternities?
Q.E.D. every person can find a club to
fit his interest, yet, as often happens to
theorems, there is a corollary, for surprising
though it may seem, there are many people
who do not belong to any clubs and yet
more who take a non-active interest in one
club. Many students are not enjoying what
the clubs have to offer, and the clubs themselves are deprived of the chance to become
'bigger and better' owing to small membership. The IRAC confronted with this unbelievable state of affairs has made the diagnosis, if you will co-operate in suggesting
the causes, we ought to be able to find a
remedy. At the end of this article are enumerated some possible reasons. Please
number the first tbree reasons you consider
weigh most with you. Of course, if you are
one of those people who belong to half a
dozen clubs just put the number of clubs
you belong to at the end and depart in peace
—if your fellow club members will let you!
Stop!—before you automatically mark
time as being the chief reason for none or
little participation—think, isn't that excuse
just an attitude of mind? How is it that
honor students who have the most work to
do belong to more clubs than any other
group of students and frequently do part-
time work as well? If they find time, why
should not the rest of the student body?
Perhaps you are asking "What the —
does it matter whether students belong to
clubs or not?" Well, our time at university
is short, and it is a unique experience. We
ought to make it as full and valuable as possible. We know only one part of university
life if we are concerned exclusively with our
studies, or with studies and social activities,
and our remembrances will be vague and
indefinite. What is a University for? Surely
to train us to give a greater contribution to
society in whatever field we follow. Students are the potential leaders and nothing
helps develop the qualities for leadership
as much as active participation in clubs.
So, if you are not an active member of
at least one club—wake up! And ask your-'
self why you are missing all that participation has to offer. If you can truthfully,
without rationalization, say that you canno't
belong, then go to sleep again. But the IRAC
claims that it will be no more possible to
prove that you cannot find time to participate, than to prove that one and one are
three! (We only hope no scienceman can
prove that one and one are three, for then
we will grant anybody who has gone to the
trouble to prove that, will have time neither
for eating, drinking or sleeping!)
Please mark the three that you consider
most important in preventing active participation in clubs:
(1) Belief that studies are all important
and have no time for anything else.
(2) Activities outside the university.
(3) No interest in clubs.
(4) Too little publicity of clubs.
(5) Large amount of part-time work.
Name any other reason.
How many clubs do you belong to	
WANTED: Two trainers, (rub-
down and first aid men) for the
soccer teams. The holders of these
positions will win a small block,
the friendship, and respect of 24
muscle-sore soccer men and the
eternal indebtedness of the managers and coaches. Experience preferred but not necessary.
See Maury Glover, Alex Cowie
or Bill King or phone PAc. 3841.
NOTICE: Varsity Christian Fellowship—come and hear Mr. J.
Cochrane at noon today in Arts
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LOST: Green Parker Vacumatic.
About October 15, please return to
Johnson Speaks to S.P.C.
B'yron Johnson, a prominent
member of the Liberal party in
British Columbia, will be presented by the Social Problems Club
in a continuance of their lecture
series on Friday, November 12, in
Arts 100 at 12:30.
NOTICE: The film society show
will be held, not next Wednesday,
but on Wednesday, November 17.
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• on
• AH, the bitter anger of
that well-known species
of man who writes letters to
the editor, how sharp is its
sting, its burning phrases, its
arguments in reverse.
You lovely little characters who
take up your pens and scribble
"injustice" across the pages of our
newspapers, we love you, really
we do—especially when we're underset.
You who can't bear your faults
outlined, even ln slight detail, unless we inject a shot of praise to
keep your morale up. A big pat
on the back you want? You'll
never get it from me unless you
deserve it.
I'm speaking of you Mr. Stewart,
you Mr. Bibbs and you, the mysterious Mus Soc member who
fears to reveal his name.
Things have corns to a sorry
mess when university students
can't look facts in the face; when
they must be babied along into
thinking they are "terrific," when
they are really only fair.
That many people, whether they
are Mamooks or not, put a lot of
time into the Homecoming program, nobody will deny. That is
self-evident and a columnist
doesn't need to waste space over
that great sacrifice. A show like
that isn't staged every day.
I had my hand in it—a very
minor hand, rest assured. There
seems to be a general bragging
competition going on so I might as
weil get in on it.
We gave Bibbs credit for his
work. We printed his picture, emblazoned with the words "successful reunion." Maybe we should
have printed the picture of every
little Homecoming worker to have
saved our souls from castigation.
We gave them headlines, stories
and put news In downtown papers,
which is getting harder and harder
to do as daily papers are cutting
down on varsity news because of
really severe paper restrictions.
But just let us mix a little criticism with praise and watch those
pens scribble.
The point I Intended to make
last week, and which three pen-
scribblers obviously misunderstood,
was that there was not enough
cheering at the Homecoming game.
Strangely enough, the pen-scribblers didn't deny this.
Instead they scurry to the protecting skirts of British old school
tie traditions and protest violently
that one just doesn't exert oneself
while watching an English Rugby
game. It is against the rules, old
boy, in England.
If there is any game I could
scream and yell at to my heart's
delight it is English Rugby. I don't
care what they do in England, but
over here we cheer and cheer and
cheer—that is, everywhere except
at UBC.
The Mamooks have been delegated to a thankless task of leading
cheers at this University and, I
make haste to say, drawing signs,
organizing pep meets and decorating the Brock. (Have I left anything out? I'm sure to hear about
it if I have.)
As official pep-raisers, they let us
down by nol leading more cheers
during the Homecoming game.
This is a fact. I was there ami
many others will testify to this.
Now, dear little Mamooks, before you rush for your pen and
paper, this) is my opinion and sarcastic letters and English traditions are not going to change it.
If, as you state you are going to,
you attempt to force English traditions of sport on this already
pep-less campus, I for one will
fight you every inch of the way.
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LOST: A lady's gold wrist watch
a week ago Thursday in the ladies'
wash room in the Caf. Will tho
finder please return to the AMS
office. Reward: Chuck Clarldge.
LOST: Brown, streaked fountain
pen in ApSc 201, Wednesday. Finder please return to AMS office.
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The plaid panic has spread
now to slacks and WOW! arc
they an eyeful! Perfect as a
lounging costume with a
bright-shade blouse, or add a
sweater and wear them for
your outdoor winter sports.
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jf^^_T I favorite Tuesday, November 9, 1943
Page Three
Mrs. Steeves Claims Educational System 'Failure'
Urges Democratic Adult • Shopping with Mary Ann
Education At University
•   GOOD political leadership is absent in Canada largely
because our educational system fails completely to produce citizens capable of it, Mrs. Dorothy Steeves; MLA, told
a meeting of the Social Problems Club Friday in Arts 100.
"There should be a national
adult educational system, centered
around the universities, which
should be greatly expanded In
number and scope, and be democratically governed, attuned to student and public opinion, and under
the ministry of education," Mrs.
Steeves said.
"There is .no equality of education," she declared. "University is
reserved for only the select few.
In many ways we reflect the education of the 18th and 19th
"Some students don't know exactly what they are going in to.
There are a good many of these
"Dead End Kids" ln the present
state of society. We must reorganize education to bring lt Into Une
with economic plans."
Mrs. Steeves described the CCF
policy as a question of elected, responsible economic power versus
monopolistic irresponsible power.
She argued that the.CCF wanted
economic control and planning to
be placed with the people generally, and an overall economic plan
for war and peace, built by economic experts and run by the government in consultation with the
■ "You can't call anyone free If
people can lose their jobs through
arbitrary will of corporations," ahe
"The state is closing in on you
now," Mrs. Steeves said. "What
kind of a state will it be? Your
state or a state with a closed economic power."
(Continued From Page 2)
This University needs a revital-
ization of student spirit. Military
training Is producing a tendency
to follow the leader. Students are
no longer interested in student
They think now of work only;
left, right, left, right; deferments;
guilty consciences. They are no
longer interested in what their
, Student Council is doing—whether the Brock dining room will be
open or not, what is happening to
their 13 bucks, administration interference with their problems or
any of the other questions which
have arisen in former years.
I'm not saying the Mamooks a-
lone can accomplish the miracle
of student unity, but they can
help by their sign painting and
other work.
But let us try to interest ourselves more In student affairs. Let
ua accept criticism, mixed or unmixed with praise, to help us In
other instances. Let us not shift
the blame for failure of student
enterprises upon others.
In other words, Mamooks, if I
have said anything which hurt you,
I am sorry, but take my words to
heart if we ever have another
ball game.
• THE first organized rehearsal
of the University Concert Orchestra will be held at 12:30 on
Wednesday in the Brock Hall
Stage Room.
For your
Stationery Eupplies
Fountain Pens
Slide Rules
Scales, etc.,
for the present term
Clarke & Stuart
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Maple Leap
Raises $140
•   MORE than  $140  was
realized through the sale
of 500 raffle tickets sold at
the WAC Maple Leap, held
Thursday evening.
Although cash receipts for the
dance itself did not measure up
to expectations, popular concensus has it that a good time was
enjoyed by all.
A plaque was presented to the
University by Mrs. Austin Taylor,
local Red Cross head. Almost
$14,000 has been given to the association by the University.
Highlight of the evening was a
raffle organized by Tom Fisher.
Marion MacDonald drew the lucky
Prize winners were Bob Hill,
winning a ten-dollar 'gift certificate from Wilson's; Pat Grant, a
five-dollar certificate from Birks;
Enid Crowshaw, an eight-dollar
one from Copp's, and Mrs. A.
Orieves, a five dollar one from
The two 16 ouncers won by Jack
Muir and J. T. Scott turned out
to be live rabbits.
Nancy Grieves won $5.00 for selling the most raffle tickets.
Day Not;. 17
•   NOVEMBER   17,   has
been set aside as the International    Students'    Day
this year.
Student organizations from all
the Allied countries are associating
themselves with the celebrations.
There is expected to be an international radio broadcast from London, with representatives from
Belgium, Holland and the other
United Nations participating.
It is hoped that distinguished
members from the International
Service of the Allied Nations will
speak to Canadian student meetings.
Students' Day is celebrated In
protest against the Nazi atrocities
to students in the occupied countries, and especially the executions
of Czech students in the University
of Prague, November 17, 1939.
The theme of this year's celebration will be the participation of
students and universities in the
United Nations' war effort, stated
the Wartime Information Board.
Not only will November 17
honour the students who have
given their lives but will increase
the solidarity of the United Nations.
Final Mus*
Soc. Try-outs
Friday Noon
• FINAL tryouts for the
Musical Society operetta,
"lolanthe", will be held on
Friday, starting at 12:30 and
continuing all afternoon.
To provide entertainment for the
boys, the Mussoc is presenting recorded programs at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the men's
smoker. Today's program has as
its main feature, the "Scheherez-
ade" by Rimsky Korsakov. Next
week's program will be the New
World Symphony by Dvorak.
The Glee Club will take part in
the SCM's show next Sunday at
the Point Grey United Church, at
7:30 p.m. They will sing two numbers: "Piayer of Thanksgiving", by
Slater, and "Jesu, Joy of Man's
cicsiring", by Bach.
• RAE-SON'S Mezzanine floor
has a new shipment of the exciting pumps they sold out of so
quickly before. Gabardines,
suedes, and patents in high and
low heels will fit in with any campus wardrobe. One really cute
model was a toeless and heelless
pump in black suede with a big
bow, and the black suede sandles
will flatter any foot. They are
priced at the standard for the Mezzanine, $7.95 ... a tall, brown-
haired Phi Delt and his D.G. girlfriend were doing a theatrical rendition of 'Pyramus and This be'
at the corner of Robson and Granville in the wee sma' hours the
other morning. 'Whither for art
thou?' pleaded the D.G. just before
n cop informed them they were for
home and quick ... ln the showcase on the Mezzanine you can see
lovely handbags at $5.95 and when
you've matched handbag and
gloves you can buy beautiful sheer
hosiery to tone with them.
• THE HIGH standards of quality and value the New York
Fur Company have always maintained make anyone who wishes
to invest in a fur coat confident
that here they will receive the best
that money can buy ... a beautiful Gamma Phi pledge doesn't
seem to be wearing her Psi U pin
anymore but she and the Psi U
senior are seen around in each others company as much as ever . . .
if you are giving or getting a fur
coat for Christmas now is the
time to have it laid away at the
New York Fur Company's storo
at 797 West Georgia ... a cute
redhead in the Mus Soc always
wears a hat pin In her lapel. She
said everyone should be prepared
hi war time.
• FOR PERFECT FORM in campus or formal gown, a fitted
brassier from E\ M. Clarke's provides the right answer. With a
wide price range, 79c, $1.00, $1.25,
$1.50,   $1.95,   $2.95   and   $3.50,   any
budget can be satisfied the
fraternity brothers of a short, cute
Zete wanted to help him celebrate
his 21st birthday so they carried
a great big birthday cake down to
the caf. for him. He is a modest
chap and so he hid out in the
library but his brothers stormed
over and carried him down to the
Library basement, put him on a
pedestral, and sang "Happy Birthday"   much to his embarassment
 right-fitting corsetry in satin,
bastiste, and lace from B. M.
Clarke's, 2517 Granville, will make
your clothes look best on you.
They come in prices from $1.95 to
• MEET your friends at Liverpool, Capetown, Halifax, Sydney, or San Francisco and be in
Vancouver at the same time,
comfortably sitting in a cosy booth
in the Ship Shape Inn, 1519 West
Broadway. These are the names of
the booths, ports in this nautical
cafe where you can imagine yourself in any harbour in any part of
the world while Imbibing a pup of
their delicious coffee ... a casual
acquaintance of a dark, handsome
freshman was surprised when the
freshman came up to him in the
car lot and slapped him heartily
on the back using the old pal
loutlne. But suddenly he got it,
and gave with the phone number
of the blond freshette the fresh-
man had seen him out with the
night before. Freshman and freshette have been going steady since
... for a scrumptious snack when
you're on your way home from
the movies, stop in at the Ship
Shape Inn for griddle cakes and
coffee.  You'll be glad you did.
Phrateres Garnish Men
With Onion Corsages
' •   ORCHIDS or onions will garnish the well-dressed male
lapel on Wednesday, November 10, the night of the co-ed
Ball sponsored by Phrateres.
Date Data:
• DELAYED by the non-
arrival of deferments, the
Directory will appear on or
about November 20.
The cover will depict Totie vigorously beating a wall phone in his
haste to get one of the many snappy numbers contained in the book.
Students who have not received
deferments are not included at
present, but they will be Included
in a special section if they hand
their name, address, and phone
number in to the Pub, immediate
The girls, in formal dress, will
escort their dates to the first
Phrateres dance of the year to be
held at 8:30. Arrangements have
been made for special busses to
be on hand after the dance is over
at 12:00.
Committee heads, Nancy Pitman
and Ada McLaren have obtained
Don Williamson and his orchestra
to play for the dance which will
be a program affair.
Tickets are $1.00 per couple and
may be purchased outside the lower common room this week.
Special student rate on presentation
of your student's pass.
LucUle BaU,
Harry James
Monty Wooley, Gracie
Fields in
"The Young Mr. Pitt"
Irving Berlin's
Fred Astalre, Joan Leslie
"Behind the Rising Sun"
thc mounTflins?
Before you start, outfit yourself with one of
these shower-proof, warmly lined parkas that
will give you all tho protection you need
without unnecessary bulklncss. Drawstring at
waist makes it slim-fitting while n neat storm
cuff, draw-strong In hook nnd full zipper
fastening will keep you ns snug as a bug In a
rug. Lined with flannelette . . . two deep
Sportswear,  Spenccr't,  Fashion  Floor
Tuesday, November 9, 1943
• LOOK AT THAT FORM over there on the right as Ze b "Fireball" Estey roars home and over the finish line in spot
67 of tiie cross country last Thursday. Anyone would th ink he had won. In the centre is Kenny McPherson with Mack
Buck grabbing him as he wins the grueling event. On the left are the first and second placers all in smiles. Number 60 is
Al Williams and 22 Kenny McPherson.
Varsity, Army Feature Soccer Thurs*
Rugger Team
Stops Fliers 29-6
• VARSITY THUNDERBIRDS pulled within two points
of the top of the Miller Cup rugby race last Saturday
when they ran over a luckless crew of RCAF Fliers from Sea
Island 29-6.
• THE BEST soccer game of this fall is schedule for this
Thursday at Callister Park out East Hastings way. The two
tied teams for top spot, Varsity and Army, meet in the feature
event of the Memorial Day program.
Varsity soccerites turned on the
After we had downed the Fliers
in the first game the surprising
Rowing Club came out and held
the powerful Ex-Britannia to a
three all tie. Ex-Britannia is now
and a tie, Varsity have two wins
and a tie, Rowing club have one
win and two ties, while R.C.A.F.
have still to break into the win or
tying column.
Last Saturday Dougie Ried played his usual game for the students.
He scored over half the Thunder-
bird's points by getting one penalty
kick, three tries, and four converts.
Reid opened the scoring on a
gift play by putting the ball neatly through the posts on a penalty
kick. He then went on to add
another five points on the merits
of a try and convert all his own.
Jack Sim rated high in this play
by giving very able assistance.
Jack then sent the score a notch
higher himself by crossing the line
with the ball under his wing.
Reid could not fail to put the ball
In the desired area between the
goal posts to nm the score up to
The combination of Sim and
Reid clicked again when Dougie
went over for the second time
but failed to add the extra two
The half time score was 21 to 3
for the boys of the Blue and Gold.
The Fliers had broken the line of
the students once during the first
period when they caught the back
field a little flat-footed.
In the second half the work
horses of the first period took a
rest and left the duties up to Jim
Waters and Redpath. Reid converted one of these tries and then the
score stopped for the 'Birds. The
Fliers again worked to the line and
across for their second try but the
convert missed and the final score
was 29 to 6.
An example of the combination
is the fact that the scrum did not
have a chance to score. The three-
quarteds line and Dougie Reid did
all the work to get the honours.
The scrum did all the work to get
the ball only to hand It over to
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the back field.
Of course, the combination was
a little more in evidence in the
back field Itself. Sim and Reid
looked as though they had been
playing together for the past decade. Morrison worked like a Trojan but failed to figure in the
scoring column.
The entire team seemed to have
the spirit of victory in their veins.
They showed the same form that
has been expected of them ln the
past games. This is the form they
showed at the Homecoming game
a week ago.
The Thunderbirds will be playing either Rowing Club or the
much feared Ex-Brltannla club
next week.
Co-Ed   Sportt
The Ex-kits team with such Big
Block Girls as Fay Burnham and
Mernle Nelrson won easily against
our Ubyssey B Team, 10-0. Our
team, though they played hard,
lacked co-operation, their passing
play was missing. The experienced
Ex-kits team presents a very serious threat to the league cup. Two
new players on the Ubyssey team
are Ada McLaren and Lois Reid.
Varsity won against Normal even
though two of their strong players
were missing. Barbie Greene
scored in the first half with a
sneak shot for Varsity. A goal
was scored In the second half but
was cancelled because Normal was
offside. Speedy Marg Rogers
scored for us making the score
Varsity 2, Normal 0. Normal scored near the end of the game to
make the final score 2:1.
All girls are urged to attend thc
Varsity vs Magee High Grass
Hockey game, Wednesday afternoon on the Varsity grounds.
Names                                     W L
Phi Gamma Delta  4 1
Kappa Sigma  5 0
Sigma Phi Delta  1 3
Beta Theta Pi  5 0
Lambda  0 3
Mu Phi   2 0
Engineers   1 3
Zeta Theta Tau 0 5
Phi Kappa Pi  1 4
Names                                     W L
Delta Upsilon  5 1
Zeta Psi  2 1
Phi Delta Theta  3 I
Aalpha Delta Phi  0 3
Psi Upsilon  1 2
Xi Omega   2 3
Phi Kappa Sigma  3 2
Gamma 1 3
heat during the last half of their
soccer game Saturday to break a
nothing nothing tie with West
Coast shipbuilders and win the
game by 3 to 0.
The win put the team in a first
place tie with the Army in the "A"
Division. At the half time rest
there was yet no score. But soon
after the second whistle three
good goals were laid behind the
posts which the West Coast goalie
was supposed to be guarding.
Clem Phllley and Pat Campbell,
who were working like a well oiled
combination of watch cogs did the
honourable duty of getting the
three goals. Mart Martin and
Chuck Dowding proved invaluable
in their capacity at assisting.
A sad accident had Chuck Benny
break his wrist In a tumble.
Chuck was one of the stars of tho
team. He proved the spark of
many brilliant plays this season
and it is hoped he will not be
long out of the line-up.
The  puzzling  UBC  team  went
completely to pieces when they
met Stewart Sheet Metal Workers
on Saturday. Stewarts are the
leaders of their league and a truly
3moothly working group of players. The lack of experience of
playing together of our team
seemed to be the greatest drawback for the boys ln Blue and
Maury Glover announced that a
new method of coaching the teams
has been formulated. The Idea ls
to give the boys more intricate
movements to go through. This
will improve their short passing
plays and place kicking.
Thursday the "A" Division is
featured at Callister Park in n
Memorial Day programme. The
two top teams go in the second
game. That, of course, means Varsity and Army. These two teams
are tied for the top spot and the
best game of the season should be
in the offering.
The first game of the afternoon
will put the! spotlight on the British Navy and the Canadian Navy.
Aw Ful Of Thought
• SPORTS ARE DOING very well this year on the campus
and off, in spite of the lack of interest that Joe Blotz and
his associates are making apparent.
The calibre of the university sports teams in the downtown league is exceptional this fall. Some bad set-backs have
been felt, it is true, but at the present time the soccerites are
sharing the hallowed spot with Army in the "A" Division of
the V and D soccer league. The Thunderbirds are resting
at the top of the basketball column and the rugger players
are but two points away from the top in the Miller Cup race.
They also have the only victory of the McKechnie Cup series.
The question of why the students will not support these
high flying teams is a question beyond solving. It probably
will rest in the depths of the dust until after the war.
Last week it was officially made known that the Varsity
entry in the Inter A Basketball league would henceforth and
hereafter play as a Senior B team in the Inter A league and
schedule. This seemed like quite a messy affair at first, and
no doubt it seems that way still to some people about the
However, the situation is not as bad as it could have
been. In the first place only about seven players would turn
out for practice with the team and the outlook was very
dark. Then several players who did not want to, or could
not turn ou{ to the Senior A practices wanted to play basketball, preferrably with one of the downtown teams.
But there is a rule on the campus that prohibits that
practice. Coaches do not like the idea of being beaten by
players who could have and should have been playing on
the campus team. The idea was to form a strong Senior B
team with the players of the Inter A and the players who
were not making the Senior A team. The only hitch to this
plan was that there was no opposition for the Senior B team.
Now the Senior B team has been formed, the games that
they play in the Inter A schedule will count as exhibitions
and at the end of the season the team will be privileged to
play in the provincial Senior B play-offs. And it seems they
have good practice in store for them.
—Photographs by Art Jones.
Senior A's Cop
Second Game
win of the season tomorrow night, out here at the University Gymnasium, when the students will meet the classy
Shores outfit again in the feature event at 9 o'clock. Vanity
Senior B's will play Vancouver College in the opener at 7:45.
Varsity  hoopsters nabbed their
second win of the season by a narrow win over Lauries on Saturday
night. The 31-28 victory put the
Thunderbirds on top of the Senior
A Basketball League with two wins
and no losses. In the second game,
Shores knocked down a safe triumph over the cellar-dwelling
Stacy outfit, 51-38.
The rugged Pie-rates were Ave
points to the good of the students
as the contest entered the final
stanza, but at this point, the Varsity lads put on the pressure. They
went ahead with ten points while
holding their opponents to two.
The three-quarter time score was
25-21. Art Johnson potted a basket
on the first play of the final period,
but Arnie Bumstead retaliated with
one for the Pie-Rates.
Sandy Robertson was responsible
for the next tally, putting Varsity
three points behind, and Gordie
Sykes diminished the lead another
point by converting a free throw.
Harry Franklin evened the score
at 28-28 with a smooth long shot.
The winning margin of three points
included another basket by Johnson, and a free shot by Franklin.
The Thunderbirds held the baU
and stalled for the remaining minute, thus obtaining their second
victory in as many games.
In the opening canto, the Pie-
Rates took the lead 5-0, before the
students could get rolling. At that,
Don Woodhouse was the only one
who could find the hoop. He gathered Varsity's first * eight points,
and scored a free shot just before
quarter time to compelte his quota
of nine points for the night.
Harry Franklin started to roll in
the second period, collecting nine
points in this quarter, and a total
of 12 to lead the scoring. Trev
Harvey was high scorer for the
Piemen with eight points. The
referees clamped down on the Pie-
Rates, sending Arnie Bumstead,
Johnny Cavallin, and Bob Hillman
to the showers.
Here are the individual scores:
VARSITY: Woodhouse 9, John-
con 4, Yorke 2, FrankUn 12, Sykes
1, Robertson 3. Total 31.
LAURIES: Spencer 3, Hillman 5,
Cavallin 2, Pugsley 3, Harvey 8,
Bumstead 7.  Total 28.
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