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The Ubyssey Oct 6, 1942

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 Plane's Forced Landing In U.B.C. Pasture Excites Students And Cows
• FORCED landing of a
twin - engined R.C.A.F
plane on the field south of
the dairy barns caused high
pitched, but short-lived excitement on the campus Friday noon.
Both crew members escaped unscathed.
The aircraft, flying to Sea Island from a Vancouver Island
field, apparently lost its way.
For several hours it flew over
the university area.
Then, shortly before noon, It
started to circle about the Aggie
dairy field. The engine seemed to
splutter as If the plane had run
out of gas. At the time, Prof. E.
A. Lloyd, Department of Poultry
Husbandry, and C. Pearce, Dairy
Superintendent, were talking outside the barns.
"Twice the pilot Med to land,"
they told tho UBFSSEY, "but was
bothered by the herd of cows
which ran into the plane's path.;"
Tho third time the ship came in
"about a foot over the barn."
Said Pearce to Lloyd, "They're
down this time."
Prof, Lloyd rushed to phone the
Fire Department, while Pearce ran
to the plane at the edge of the
The pilot had skillfully brought
the craft down parallel to the
brush at the edge of the pasture.
The wheels struck a little knoll
and the plane lurched into the
brush, snapping off tips of both
wings . The pilot cut the motors
as the craft hit the wood.
By the time Pierce had raced
across the sodden field the two
crew members had stepped unhurt
from the cabin door. "Where am
I," asked the shaken, but collected,
pilot. This was at 12:25;
Not long after, airforce emergency squads arrived to find every
thing in order. Constable W. Orchard, Provincial Police, who had
immediately informed the RCAF on
receipt of the news, arrived on the
scene shortly after with a representative of the Fire Department.
Tho news flashed around the
campus, and soon hundreds of excited students rushed to the scene
by car, bicycle, and foot. Airforce guards, posted before they
arrived, kept them from approaching too closely to the damaged
All the while, the two unfortunate airforce men, puffed cigar*
ettes and chatted cheerfully, but
guardedly, with students and faculty members.
Most undergraduates had fled
Brock Hall, the Caf, and Library,
In attire unsuited for the weather,
and some of them had even left
their chem labs garbed in lab
frocks, So, once they had seen the
"wreck and had their inquisitive-
Witnessed . . .
it,"   the students turned back to
Caf and lectures.
But it was several hours before
one student did not greet another
with the excited query, "Did you
sco it?"
RCAF headquarters at Sea Island
released the following statement:
"An aircraft from a Vancouver
Island station made a forced landing on the grounds of the University of British Columbia this
morning (Friday). The aircraft
was damaged but the crew escaped injury. An inquiry will be conducted into this accident."
. . . Landing
ness dampened by smiling guards
who "didn't know anything about
• NEWS of the landing brought
similar and interesting reactions
in various parts of the campus.
The Caf, extremely busy with the
business of fraternity and sorority
rushing,  presented an interesting
t-ight as table after table- rose to
a man in succession and rushed
out the door, each Greek dragging
a rushee as he went. Readers of
James Thurber were visibly reminded of his anecdote entitled
"The  Day  thc  Dam  Broke".
• PUBSTERS had Ion gdreamed
of some even that would cause
Ubyssey editors and reporters to
leave the Pub all together, and in
a hurry. Friday noon turned out
to be just this "moment criticale"
It so happened that there were two
meetings in progress in the office,
so a good number of Pubsters
were on hand.
The editor's phone rang, he picked it up ctsually, put lt down far
less casually, bellowed out the
news, and quicker than you can
flash a camera, the entire Pub
screamed out of the Brock In one
scrambling group as other students
stood and stared at them Eight
of them piled Into one little Austin,
while others sped to the landing
on the running board of a friend's
car in the very best Hollywood
Two feminine editors were in
the Caf, busy as mentioned above.
Thrusting all modesty aside, and
thinking only of her newspaper
career, one of them ran up to a
passing car, opened the door as it
slowed, and jumped in. much to
the amazement of the driver and
the little rushee that sne still had
tagging along.
• INDICATIVE of the seriousness with which students regard their work this year is the
account of the bacteriology man
who was "too busy to leave" and
went calmly on with his work as
others ran from the Science Building.
• SCORNING mere cows, which
normally they wouldn't approach, co-eds could be heard
wondering If there were any bulls
present as they crossed th* packod
A.M.S. Meeting Will Discuss Social Policies
Kuza Nama
• A NOTICE in last Friday's UBYSSEY stated
that there was a need for
girls to help in the Self-Denial Days, which occur here at
the University with the
monotonous regularity of the
traditional death and taxes.
They have become so monotonous that they are losing
all their popularity with the
There waa a time when the Self
Denial Days, with the banner in
the quad, and the little tags, appealed to my personal wishes, and
to my pocketbook, which was
more Important. But last Wednesday, when I saw tihe girls with
the tin cans, and the bright silly
smiles, I thought to myself, "Good
Lord, have they started that
preaiderit of the Women's Undergraduate Society, turns the
whole thing into a mercenary, and
tawdy business by announcing
that, "An hour of tagging on Wednesday will exempt a girl
from one hour of Category B War
Work." This is not the spirit in
which the self denial days were
It was the high, and perhaps too
high, ideal of voluntary self sacrifice which gave birth to the wartime tradition of Wednesday being
a day of donations. The present
set-up reminds me somewhat of a
man jumping over the rail of a
sinking ship to save a child who
has fallen into the water. There
is nothing noble about the can-can
girls this year. They're just trying to get out of parades.
Of course, in theory, there should
not have to be any tag girls. The
dimes and nickels should klink in-
|o the cans when they are merely
sitting In a convenient place. For
tht money doesn't go to the girls
whoso dainty little hands are
stretched out in a pleading manner, but to the Canadian Red Cross,
and this should be enough to
loosen the tight hold which we all
have on our wallets these days.
• BUT IT IS believed by those
in command that the sight of
a pretty co-ed holding the can often fives the memory of the undergraduate a much needed jolt.
And his or her reaction has been
to reach deliberately into his pocket and extract the required
money. This ls undeniably true.
But the point is this.
Now the student who sights tho
young girl standing with tear-
dimmed eyes, begging for his
pitiable donation is just as apt to
think "Aw nuts! I won't get out of
anything by giving her a nickel."
And so he will go pitilessly by,
thinking that he is thwarting the
aims of the girl, and not realizing
that he has let the Red Cross
conceived in the idea of small
donations from many people. It is
necessary to have the unconditional support of all the student body,
if the idea is to succeed. Such
support will not bo forthcoming if
the taggers to be used, the sweet
things, are to be re-imburred by
bein^ le(( out of some duty, which
is probably more important.
vol. xxv
Gets Air
• QUEENS University, at
Kingston, Ontario, has
formed an Air Training
Plan to operate parallel to
the C.O.T.C, and to constitute an established R.C.A.F.
Students will be trained by a full
time R.C.A.F. staff, and will wear
the regulation Air Force uniform.
Applicants for thus course will
have to pass the medical standards
of the R.C.A.F., and while on parade will be under air force law.
The requirements of the course
are a maximum of 125 hours, and a
minimum of 110 hours, and two
weeks   at   an   air   force   station.
Sciencemen with skill in radio,
signals and aeronautical engineering are urged to enroll in this
Students who have attended the
University for two years will be
given an advanced course in navigation, and the whole group will
be given familiarization with flying in their two weeks period at
the airforce station.
The purpose of the course is to
make compulsory training of more
use to those who plan on joining
the air force.
Felix Pirani, 14 Year*Old
Freshman Has 'Boring Life9
• "EXCITING EXPERIENCES? I can't recall anything
exciting, I guess my life has been pretty boring," said Felix
Pirani, youngest student on the campus. Then Felix proceeded to outline his fourteen years of life.
Born   in  London  of  Australian
Felix Pirani
Dr. I. Cowan Appointed
Curator Of Museum
• DR. IAN McTAGGART COWAN has been appointed
Curator of the University Museum, replacing Mr. W.
Tansley, former curator. The appointment is more or less
of a temporary arrangement owing to the fact that war
conditions prevent the appointment of any permanent curator. Dr. Cowan will act in an advisory capacity, with student assistants. The Museum will be open four hours each
day in the afternoon.
In a short time the Museum
will be completely re-organized
with several structural changes,
and a different method of display.
Under the old management there
was no room for storage of exhibits, everything being displayed
In the glass cases. Now, with storage space available, display will be
featured more and an effort will
be made to interpret the educational value of the exhibits. Exhibits of technical interest will be
separated from those of purely
educational value.
The nucleus of the collection is
built up of about 1,700 specimens
from North and South America
and islands of the South Pacific,
donated in 1927 by Dr. Frank
Burnett, F.R.G.S.
Some material from primitive
races of B. C. has been added by
other donors, and a number of
students have brought In material
that has added greatly to the value
of the collection. Dr. Cowan requests that any students who have
anything they would like to donate
H the museum to bring it in. It
will be greatly appreciated.
The former curator, known affectionately as "Old Bill" Tansley,
retired last year. Former janitor
of the University in the old Fair-
view days, he was a friend of Dr.
Burnett, and knew the collection
so well through him that he automatically obtained the position of
parents, young Pirani got as much
education from travelling as he
did from school, Before the age
of twelve Felix had travelled
through France to the Swiss Alps.
On another occasion he accompanied his father, the noted pianist,
Max Pirani, to South Africa,
where he examined the business-
end of a diamond mine.
After finishing grade ten at the
age of twelve, Felix started on
tho Ijourney which culminated
with Vancouver and UBC.
During this time he visited New
York, Pearl Harbour, New Zealand and Australia, where he completed grade eleven. Along the
way he collected pictures of the
places he visited and the autographs of famous people. with
whom he came in contact.
He recollects playing ping pong
with the noted British actor, Conrad Viedt, on the boat from England.
Pirani came to Canada in 1941
and completed grade twelve at
Lord Byng High  School,
•   ENGINEERS are having
great   difficulty  in   obtaining slide rules this year.
Reason for their scarcity lies In
the fact that all slide rules formerly came from Japan, Germany and
tho United States. Those from the
first two countries are, of course,
no longer obtainable at all; and
those from the State* are also la
great demand by the American and
Caandian services.
Jack Hunter of the Vanity Bookstore, stated, '"The whole trouble
lies in the fact tfcat we have not
got a high enough priority number.
However, we have made an application to the Priority Board for a
new rating."
Doug. Sutcliffe, fifth year Mechanical Engineer, said, "I know
some fellows who have had slide
rules on order for six months or
more, and have not yet obtained
them. They have been forced to
borrow in the labs., and are working out their problems by using
Another Engineer, whose nam?
was withheld on request, remarked
when questioned, "The only solution is to bootleg them. I predict
that there will probably be a number of hot slipsticks flying around
the campus by the end of the
No, 5
Cut Down
• STUDENT bodies from
numerous Universities
are realizing that social activities must be curtailed if
they are going to maintain
the good will of the general
public and maintain an efficient war effort.
Drastic reductions are taking
place at the University of Washington where the Students' Council
together with the Greeks are planning to rule out traditional formals. The two big events of their
year, the Varsity Ball and Junior
Prom must j,o. In addition, the
council desires that no functions
be held outside the University
district and that they should not
continue Inter than 11:30 p.m.
In a similar way at Toronto the
President has appealed to the students to simplify their function.?
and to confine them to the campus.
Must Pay
For Own
Treasurer of the Student
Council, has stated that the
decision of the Council to
request clubs to pay for
their own banquets will form
part of his future policy.
"We intend to help all clubs as
much as possible provided their
activities are approved by the
Council. We have no desire to
curtail activities of any club or undergraduate body," said B»ckman.
The Council decided that there
is a much more necessary use for
the money formerly expended on
club banquets, and in future it
will be used for such purposes *s
the purchase of athletic equipment
and the creation of a fund for future Brock Hall expenditures.
An exception to this policy will
be the payment by the A.M.S. of
speakers' expenses and those of the
president of the club sponsoring
the speaker. Persons receiving
awards at banquets will also have
their expenses paid.
759 Registered
For Frats—Sat.
• MEN registered for fraternity
rushing this year numbered 159.
This year's figures fall short of the
expecto total of 200, and last year's
total of 180.
Rushing parties commenced Saturday. October 3, and continued
throughout this week. Each rushee
must narrow his choice to no more
thin two fraternities by October
the  18th.
Fall Gathering Set
For Wed. Noon
• AT 11:30 WEDNESDAY the 1942-43 Student Council
will go before the student body to present their policy
for the coming year. They will present for the approval or
condemnation of the student body, their plans for the run-
ing of the affairs of the Alma Mater Society.
One of the chief items which is
Outline Policy
Rod Morris
Arvid Backman
expected to come up will be the
be the attitude to social functions
for the year. Another piece of
business ls the possibility of Increasing the size of the student
council, by adding representatives
from the undergraduate societies
of the various faculties. This was
one of the planks used in the election platform of Rodney Morris
last Spring. It Is expected that
this will be moved from the floor,
as sources close to the council informed the UBYSSEY that it was
their belief that the majority of
the council would be against the
Arvid Backman, treasurer of the
A.M.S., will give a report on the
financial standing of the Society.
Any other business that the council decides on will be presented
and then the meeting will be
thrown open to the students to
voico their own criticisms and
Possible changes in the constitution of the A.M.S. will be left until the Spring meeting, because,
according to Morris, it is felt that
it will be more clear at that time
which changes will be necessary.
, The UBYSSEY was unable to get
a complete line-up of the business
of the meeting due to the council
meeting at which the agenda is
decided, being held -\fter press
Monday, October 12th, has been
proclaimed Thanksgiving Day. Ihe
University will be closed on that
day. L. S. KLINCK,
Canon Talbot-Hindley
To Speak Here Friday
• ONE OF ENGLAND'S outstanding speakers, member
of the oldest order of knighthood in Christendom, and a
personal friend of the late King George V., Canon William
Talbot-Hindley, M.A., K.C.H.S., will address UBC students
when he speaks in the Auditorium at 12:30 on Friday, October 9.
"Security,   its   Source   and   Se-       ■
quence" will be the topic of his
address to be given under the auspices of the V.C.U.
Mr. Talbot-Hindley, a year ago,
was ordained a Knight Commander of the Holy Sepulchre, an order
begun in Khe year 323 A.D. by
Constantine. He took his M.A. at
Cambridge, was formerly headmaster of Seaford College, Sussex, and
was a chaplain with the B.E.F. in
France from 1914-1916.
He Ls in Vancouver under the
auspices of the Inter-School Christian Fellowship, a nation-wide organization which started in Canada and is now spreading rapidly
in the States. A group of Vancouver business men has arranged
for Mr. Talbot-Hindley to give free
lectures in schools throughout the
University students will have a
chance to meet him a^ain when he
speaks at a V.C.U. afiern<>oi. fireside to he held from 3:00 to 5:00 on
October 11 at 1G90 Mathews.
Film Society j
Shows Film
For Frosh
• MOVIES, presented by
the Film Society, will be
shown in the Auditorium at
noon today. The films include one on the navy, a
color cartoon, and "What
every Freshman ought to
know". -..
The feature "The Eyes of the
Navy", is a fast moving film on
the U.S. navy and services. It
includes shots of pilot training,
shore school instruction training
on an aircraft carrier, bombing
;md  machine  gun practice.
The film on "What Every Freshman Should Know" is pifsented
by special co-operation with the
provincial   government. Page Two
Tuesday, October 6, 1942
From The Editor's Pen
» »
War Aid Council
During the session of 1941-42 the Student Council set up a War Aid Council to
handle the campus war effort. The purpose
of this organization was to co-ordinate the
various campaigns on the campus. Previously the war effort had been carried on with
a great deal of enthusiasm but with very
little view to a uniform policy or to a definite objective.
This year the War Aid Council had been
set up again with a similar personnel and
with the power to appprove or disapprove
of any campaign which may be conducted
in the University. This latter power has been
granted to further co-ordination of all drives
for funds.
Last year the appeals of the Council
met with a very gratifying response. The
student body came through with one of the
most sizeable totals of any university in
The Council is not a separate organization. It is composed of representatives of
the major clubs, organizations in the university, and is free to include anyone in its membership who can make a contribution to the
work. It is very representative, and has had
the enthusiastic support, not only of the representatives, but of the people who work
with those representatives.
This Council represents one of the best
answers to that favorite bogey-man, down
town opinion. The willingness to help out-
mand to co-operate with, war organizations,
has brought a greater understanding with
Mr. Average Citizen.
This year we would suggest that every
campus social function which is sponsored
for the whole student body be required to
make a contribution to the war effort,
whether the social function is held on the
campus or not. Just as long as the function
is under the auspices as the A.M.S. there is
no reason why it should not have a definite
purpose, and the best purpose we can think
of is aiding the war.
It has also been suggested at Student
Council, and may be part of the War Aid
Council's program, that a more definite objective be set. This could take the form of a
definite total, or perhaps the purchase of
some article such as an ambulance.
Whatever the War Aid Council decides
should be well worthy of student backing.
Without their organization, the campus will
be plagued with poorly co-ordinated drives
for money which will in time become more
irritating than useful.
The UBYSSEY will carry full accounts
of their plans and of their campaigns. It will
be to the interest of every undergraduate
to acquaint himself with these details and
to get behind them to put this year's campaign well out in front of all other years.
Liquor Laws
The Dominion Government has announced from Ottawa that all manufacture
of hard liquors will be stopped on the first
of November, and that tiie production of the
Canadian Distilleries will be turned towards
the making of industrial alcohol. Considering the distilleries have already either
swung their production over to the industrial product, or are in the process of doing
so, the legislation appears to be a trifle late.
It is obvious that the need for alcohol
for war purposes is far more important than
the manufacture of liquor, and that the
latter should be curtailed to facilitate production of the former.   No one can object
to that.
What will be objectionable is any attempt to make the recent legislation seem
like an honest attempt to handle the liquor
problem of the country. Certain stories
in tiie daily prdss would give the impression
that the government had forbidden liquor
manufacturing as the first step in cutting
the consumption of spirits. The same stories then announce that there is enough liquor
on hand to fill the requirements of ordinary
consumption for six years, which does not
indicate any immediate effect of the ban on
Canadian liquor laws are a fine example
of hypocrisy and sheer stupidity. We have
the strange picture of Provincial governments frowning on the liquor business, insisting on disclaiming any connection with
the advertising of liquors, and then happily
taking in great revenues in the form of
heavy taxes on the sales, which they control.
We find that, in the government view,
while it is unthinkable to drink at a cabaret,
it is perfectly alright to sit in an hotel room
and booze merrily. We are amused by the
solemnity the government wishes to impose
on beer parlors. It is perfectly o.k. to go
to the licensed premises and to sit and drink
the brown stuff, but you must not sing
or make a row while you are doing it.  You
drink but you can't have anything to
bat while you are about it. You may drink
sir, but by Gad! you cannot enjoy yourself
while you are about lt.
Now that the great forces of temperance are using the war for their activities
(and they have advanced many good arguments) some of the provincial governments
have taken steps to appease the drys by
making a pats at the control of liquor sales.
Here in B. C. we have seen earlier closing of the Provincial Government Liquor
Stores, a fine move that means that topers
have to get their supply earlier, and the
man who happens to work odd shifts has
to use a bootlegger or get someone to buy
it for him. In the province of Alberta, famous for its quaint legislation, beer parlors
have been forced to close from 7 a.m. to 10
a.m. Somehow we have a sneaking hunch
that all the beer consumed at that hour in
the ack emma would look awfully small
when compared with the days total.
So the governments roll along, gaining
their revenue, doing very little damage to
the liquor trade and increasing the cynical
attitude of the people. Sometime we would
like to see them put it honestly and admit
that their liquor legislation is far more interested in revenue than it is facing the
liquor problem.
* Today's Guest Says
EDITOR'S NOTE—Today guest column Is by Mr.
Ira Swartz, noted Vancouver pianist.
•   APROPOS o 11 h e prevailing types o f
music listened to by most young people
today and presumably having some appreciable effect on the general stamina and morale of the listener, an interesting and somewhat controversal article came to my hand in
a copy of the San Francisco Chronicle for
August 30, by Alfred Frankenstein, distinguished Pacific coast music critic.
The article states in part:
"American popular music is at present
the worst possible for national morale,"
Allen continued. "What were we singing just
before Pearl Harbour? The big hit of the
moment was called "I Don't Want to Set
the world on Fire." And listen to this one:
'Someone's rocking my dream boat,
Someone's invading my dream,
We were sailing along.
Peaceful and calm,
Suddenly something went wrong.
Someone's rocking my dream boat,
Disturbing a beautiful dream,
It:s a mystery to me,
This mutiny at sea,
Who can it be?'
"The bad features of a song like this are
not inherent in the word alone. There are
four musical characteristics that make such
things pyschologically harmful in these
limes. They are self-pitying, insinuatins
vocn'   stylo   of   (he   crooner,   the   lack   of
rhythmical precision, the use of 'crying'
saxophones in slow, languid tempi, and the
constant use of the tremolo. Tremulous
music is unfit for use in wartime, yet even
our trumpets tremble with anxiety. We
can lose the war with such music."
The dictator countries learned that lesson a long time ago. The Nazis have banned
all softening, confusing music from publication and performance. They have also
specified what music is permitted and how
it is to be performed, and they are using the
approved things on an unprecedented scale.
"It is obvious that totalitarian control of
music is impossible and undesirable in a
democracy, but it is nevertheless true that
the totalitarians are past masters of psychological warfare, and we can learn a lot from
them. Great Britain, for instance, has recently ordered all maudlin sentimentality
and similar musical defeatism off the air.'
"The main trouble here, to put it bluntly, is that commercial sponsors of radio programs think it is more profitable to keep
people in a state of beautiful dreams."
The geniuses on Madison Avenue have
decided that patriotic song:' make people
think of the war, and they've noticed that
when people think of the war they don't buy
cheese or dog biscuits or breakfast cereal or
Whether we agree with these remarks
or not, it is of interest to notice that music
in one form or another takes up a great deal
(Continued   on   Page   Three)
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. with Mary Ann
• TO DATE or not to date, the
frock  Is  the  question.    Have
you one of the especially lovely
new draped models, so flattering,
and definitely designed to catch
HIS eye, While chatting over a
cigarette with Lydia Margaret
Lawrence in her studio (Arts and
Crafts Building) I sneaked a peek
at a honey In navy wool, a gorgeous scarlet jersey banded with
matching grosgraln ribbon, and a
green princess that even Aphrodite
would envy. "Love doesn't happen that way", according to a cute
Pal U. In an English lecture, when
the class was discussing whether
or not the heroine should or
shouldn't have fallen for the hero.
And was his cute rushee girl friend
embarrassed when she overheard
someone talking about it at a
rushing teal ,
t UNUSUAL EARRINGS, Imported from distant countries
are usually difficult to get at times
like the present, but I spent a few
moments in the Persian Arts and
Crafts shop at 507 Granville St.,
I. found myself amused and delighted witr their selection of different descriptive earrings . . .
Ever since we printed that note
about the Freshettes who- dressed
behind the SCIENCE building
we've been hearing of more of
the same There must have been
a continual stream of Freshees undressing for the'Freshette supper
here that night. Take for example
in earrings an Intriguing pair of
Persian silver coins with the old
Persian Inscriptions on them and
th* royal seal of the time. The
Persian Arts and Crafts has an
excellent selection ot rings for
either pierced or unpierced ears.
• DRESS UP your feet for that
Informal   date   In   a   Rae-son
shoe. There's nothing like a new
pair of shoes to put you "on your
toes," and appear your best. Tako
for example the pair we saw on
Rae's Clever floor at 608 Granville St. They were brown suede
with white stitched edge and stiff
little bows on the toes—just tho
thing to go with that pin-stripe
suit you bought this fall ... A
tall glamorous Kappa was worried
all last week-end because she'd
lost her pin at Capilano Several
days later the whole party searched and searched. Just as they
were leaving, the baby in tho
party van away, and while chasing
him thc pin was discovered—under
a rock!
t YOU MAY THINK that all
that extra exercise you're doing for your War Work is going
to give you a new improved figure.
But you're still going to need to
control it, so why not try a Hickory girdle that B. M. Clafke's, 2517
South Granville are showing.
They come at four prices, $2.95,
$3.50, $3.95. and $4.95. An Alpha
Phi who got married last Spring
is leaving Varsity at Xmas, and
she wanted to get her standing in,
an exam she flunked last year.
So she told the Dean of her Faculty that she wrs going to have to
leave and he beamingly congratulated her and gave her credit in
her subject. She was too embar-
assed to tell him that she's just
leaving to join her soldier hubby
now at Gordon Head. Clarke'?
have a new shipment of Nylon
brassieres, girls, and they're reasonably priced at $2.25 and $2.50.
Get one before they're all gone.
• DELICIOUS,   scrumptious,
sweet  chocolates—what  would
that mean to you during an air
raid in rationed England? It'd
mean plenty to me, so think of
your friends overseas and send
them a box of Purdy's candy for
Christmas this year. Purdy's will
mail order it for you from their
store at 675 Granville St., but order
it early so that it will arrive in
England in time to cheer up that
soldier-boy in time to make
Christmas really merry. I don't
know if a tall blondo Gamma Phi
knows it, but she being two-timed
by her athletic boy-friend who's
fr;it pin she wears. Seems that
back east there's an Alpha Gam
who wears another pin of his. and
thinks lie's heinc; true to her.
m Out Of
• HE'S SAMMY—let me
introduce him to you.
Sammy is a character.
This quaint little fellow is far
more than just an interesting personage. Sammy is a chubby, greying, short little man about fifty
years old. One of the "new Canadians", he speaks English with a
thick, Russian accent. On first
meeting Sammy, you would think
him ralher colourless. After a
while, he would seem quaint and
amusing. But, Inevitably, you
would feel sorry for him. Because
Sammy is a problem—a social
He's one of our itinerant workers—without family, without a
trade, without a home. Sammy
realizes he's made a mess of his
life and he'll be the first one to
tell you that.
• SAMMY should be of great
interest to social service students, and the S.P.C. Here's his
life history—"case history", to the
more hardened.
Sammy came to the prairies as
a boy from Russian Poland, one
of the flood of immigrants at the
turn of the century. Apparently
he lost his family while he was a
youth. Before that, he had tried
farm life and didn't like it. Then
came the great chance of hit life.
He was offered an apprenticeship
with the C.P.R. as an oiler. Had
he taken it he would probably
have become, in his plodding way,
a locomotive engineer.
But his chance was then, he
missed it, and it's too late now for
anything but regrets. During the
twenties he wandered about working at odd jobs. For a while, he
stayed at Montreal with the clothing trade.
During the depression he worked
as a news agent on transcontinental trains. Later, Sammy became a tea and coffee merchant.
The war put a atop to that.
• SO LAST winter Sammy, came
to the Coast for the first time.
•It wasn't long before he go> a Job
at the shipyards.
But poor little Sammy couldn't
stand H. Never strong, always
sfatftitat, and nsAtrally taqr, 1m
had to get out Sammy has a dread
of A* "shoepyards," as he calls
them. ..**Biey*U keel you m • wook.
Why, the foreman used to ©am*
along to twe or threo of m mm
and toll us to carry a Mo-pound
plate down to tho other ond of the
shop. No, Fm not going to work
there no more, nohow"
Then he got a job with a local
aircraft factory. That's where I
met him. Varsity students every
summer meet up with some interesting "characters" — mine was
They put this "unskilled worker"
in a routine job requiring no
thought and no initiative. Plod-
.ding was the only requirement
Once again Sammy got shiftless.
But "freezing" had come, and this
time he couldn't quit hb job. He
had two choices: stay where he
is, or go back to the "sheepyards".
So Sammy stays put.
• ITS HIS LIFE after hours, or
lack of it. that should Interest
the social worker, may Interest
you. It's simply that he does nothing. It's no exaggeration to say
he hasn't ANY friends. He's terrified of women, and even too
meek to seek out male friends.
So each dr.y after shift (the biggest event in his life is changing
from one shift to the other and
he talks about it for days) he goes
to his little room, cooks his meals
from cans, reads the paper, listens
to the radio, and sleeps.
• "LONELY"-thafs    the    only
word to describe him.  Once or
twice he visited a beer parlour,
but even there he was all alone,
and stayed all alone.
Why, the big day for him Is
Saturday. He gets cleaned up and
goes to a show—by himself. It
has come to the point where he
has no dreams—nay he has one.
[His great vision is to have a great
big dish of "borsch". He's been
told of a little restaurant where
he can get lt, but he still hesitates
to go there. Sammy is prabably
too shy.
• SO SAMMY M. is a citizen of
Vancouver.   He paid poll tax.
but didn't know why. Believe it
or not, he lived here for five
months, arid worked near it, without knowing the name of Stanley
Park. What happens to Sammy,
and all those like him? Wc count
him in the census and then forget
him.   Love bas never tombed him.
But—what happens and will happen to all the Snir.mys? And, tlo
you care?
We mi.'tht rprp callously—What
makes  S.ui'.ir.y   run.
Discriminating Student
This  Year ....
Its Smart To Be
A TWEED COAT - the very
background of your College
wardrobe — A cute WOOL
DRESS for dates to tone In with
your coat—A JACKET, your
first love, to go with your Knife
PLEATED SKIRT or favorite
Tartan—over your SWEATERS
and BLOUSES for extra
warmth. Have you seen the
now Saddle Stitched BLOUSES
with long sleeves?
All these college favorites and
many more can be seen at
WEAR DEPT.—and so reasonably priced you won't be able
to resist—THIS YEAR ITS
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' Phone HAM. 4521
Hrs.: 9. a-m. to 5 pjn.j Saturdays I am to noon
Oraphlc Engineering Paper, Biology Paper
Loom Loaf Refills, Foutain Pens and Ink
and Drawing Instruments
All lectures and laboratories will
bo cancelled from 11:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m., on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7th, to permit tho holding
of the semi-annual meeting of the
Alma Mater Society.
L. S. KLINCK, President.
• •  •   •
Budgets Approved
•   THE    FOLLOWING    budgets
were approved by Council at
the meeting of September 30, 1942:
AIEE, Al of Chem. Engineers,
Aggie Undergrad. Society, ASME,
Biological Discussions Club, Camera Club, Chinese Students Club,
Commerce Club, Cosmopolitan
Club, CSADC, EUS, Film Society,
O. M. Dawson Club, Letters Club,
Math. Club, Menorah Society, Musical Society, Newman Club, Parliamentary Forum, Phrateres, Physics Club, Players Club, Publications Administration, Radio Society, Ubyssey, Varsity Dance Orchestra, Varsity Outdoor Club,
VCU, Women's Basketball, Women's Orass Hockey, Women's
Public  Speaking  Club.
• •   •   •
Miss Lanning will meet any 5th
year Applied Science students who
have applied for Carrell permits
in the Applied Science reading
room Wednesday, October 7,
With all other students who have
in applications, but not claimed
their stack permits, please see Miss
Lanning in Room B, the Library,
Wednesday, 2:15 to 4:00.
• •   •   •
The Letters Club will hold its
election of third year members in
Arts 102 at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7. All members are
requested to come and vote.
If you are Interested In obtaining employment at the Post Office
during the Christmas Season,
please call at the Registrar's office immediately.
Tho first meeting of the Psychology Club will be held at the
home of Dr. Morsh, 5570 Chancellor Blvd., on Wednesday, October
7. at 8 o'clock.
An organization meeting et tho
Vanity Band will be held in Arts
106 Thursday, October Sth, at 11.45.
All men and women students
who play band instrumental and
who are interested in playing
marches and concert music wo
urged to attend.
Fraternity and Sorority
Printing and Engraving
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as pictured in
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leaders of Vancouver we
present the new, casual,
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Page Three
Rosalind - Matron Of Half
^mf£% UBC Beef, Died June 30
^^^/toSALIND, the Aggie cow, is dead.    Over eighteen
years old, and carrying a calf at the time, the "grand
old lady" of the UBC Ayrshire herd, passed away on June
30 from old age.
In 1929, she was imported from
Scotfand along with several heifers and bulls to make up the original herd. Almost from that time
on she was the most outstanding
animal In the thoroughbred stock.
Over half of the present cows In
the University aro descended directly from her.
Rosalind was at the height of her
career a few years back In connection with Open House—A large
stall was erected in the Aggie Common Room for her where she lived
for some time as a great centre
of attraction. She was rated as the
5th Ayrshire cow in Canada for
long-time milk production. During her lifetime she produced over
150,000 lbs. of high grade milk. She
won a number of grand championships all over the country, and her
passing has been mourned by students who knew her, and professional breeders aloke.
NEWMAN CLUB-First meeting
will be held Wednesday, at 8:30 at
the home of Mrs. Cruise, 4411 W.
11th.   All freshettes invited.
Try To Bring
Hampton Here—
Small Chance
• EFFORTS are being
made by George Reifel,
of the Special Events Committee, to bring Lionel
Hampton and his coloured
orchestra to the campus. This
There seems, however, little
probability that Hampton will be
obtainable. He would not be able
to play at 12:30. because ho has to
be at the Orpheum at 1:00, for.his
engagement there. As Ivan Ack-
ery, manager of the Orpheum,
pointed out to Reifel all those
visiting bands have such full
schedules that there is hardly a
spare moment.
Reifel plans, however, to contact
Hampton himself, and see what
can be done, even if it is only to
bring Hampton himself out.
From A Year At McGill
ED. NOTE—The writer Is a U.B.C. co-ed who spout
last year on exchange to McGill University In Montreal
It is wonderful to be back at U.B.C.
McGill is a fine old university, basking
in atmosphere and tradition, populated with
the personalities of Canada's greatest men,—
but they have no caf, or Ubyssey, or blue
Pacific, or Aggie Barn Dance, or Brock Hall,
or Thunderbirds ....
McGill campus is wonderfully colorful
in midwinter, though. Everywhere,—on
men «nd women alike,—are huge 'coon coats,
—as light as a feather and as warm as they
look. The girls wear gay habitant caps and
huge embroidered ski mitts and high fur-
topped Russian boots. Many a lecture is
aottntpanled by the Jingle of a ski-belt stud-
did with tiny belli. Snow glistens every-
wfaere against the blue of the typical East-
em iky.
At Christmas and New Years, there is
* mats exodus up North to Ste Agathe, Ste.
AsWle, Val Morin, and ill tiie picturesque
litylft French-Canadian hamlets of the Laur-
entians. AU the fraternities have houses up
North, and the Christmas holidays are a fay
round of after-skiing parties. The crosscountry trails are wonderful, and one can
easily ski from one town to another, or take
a large red horse-drawn sleigh.
Fraternities are not recognized on the
McGill campus. We, whose sororities and
fraternities play such a large part in our
student activities, do not realize what it
means to have fraternities officially ignored
by the powers above.
The McGill Daily does not print a word
of fraternity doings, and the faculty frowns
on the mention of a Greek letter. Rushing
is conducted entirely under the disapproval
of the Dean's office.
The best example of the effect of this
taboo was the McGill so-called Red Cross
Ball last year. Because the fraternities
could not put on a dance in the name of the
university, the idea was impossible. They
ended up by having a sort of mixer in the
dingy old Union,—realizing something like
$200. I felt qujte smug boasting of U.B.C.'s
A formal ball at McGill is really gala!
The men arrive glamourous in white ties
and tails (only the waiters wear dinner jackets) and a few even aspire to silk hats.
The two main functions of the year, the
Med-Plumbers' Ball and the Junior Prom,
were held in the huge new Sir Arthur Currie Memorial Gym instead of the usual hotel
last year. The walls were concealed with
evergreens and crepe paper, and the tables
everywhere gave it the air of a European
cabaret. Mart Kenny played and everyone was almost as gay as they were at the
U.B.C. Red Cross Ball... almost...
The women's residence is an amazing
hundred years old, it stands at the corner of
University and Sherbrooke, guarded by a
grim statue of the girl queen herself.
It was a source of constant wonder to all
of us how any man could ever acquire the
endurance and patience to go through what
it took to date a girl from R.V.C. The gentlemen congregated the Morgue, a cell-like
waiting room, equipped with hard chairs, a
sort of rhubarb-heliotrope wallpaper, and
no magazines. The only source of amusement or controversy, besides the girls wandering past the door, was the current painting loaned by the Art Association of Montreal every week, supposedly to improve
the artistic standards of the youth of the,
city. One horror remained for two weeks
before anyone figured out whether it depicted three pink horses on a mountain top or
Picasso's version of love in bloom.
Thc girl at the switchboard broke up
more romances ... If she were interested
in a good detective thriller, or a conversation with her boy friend, she would completely forget to phone upstairs to announce
"Gentleman waiting for Miss So-and-So."
The gal would furiously congeal upstairs,
wild-eye glued to the clock,—and He would
fume downstairs, threatening to pick up the
first thing that passed, and to h with the
girl of his dreams.
The leave system was a menace. We
juniors had three 2:30's a month, and four
12's a week. Not so appalling,as it sounds,
however, because you could combine two
12's to make a 3:30.
In former years, the penalty for staying
overtime was a mere twenty-cents per fifteen minutes, or one dollar per hour. *
■very young man would Just mentally
add to his expense account the extra dollar
or so to pay his date's fine the next day,—
if ho thought it was worth it
With the new regime last year, however,
things were not so simple. Money had no
effect on the authorities. The young lady
who broke the rules and was not signed in
within ten minutes after the deadline paid
the severest penalty known to co-ed. She
was demoted to freshman leaves for a month!
It usually took a girl another month to get
back into circulation after her forced hermitage The R.V.C. doorstep was like Grand
Central Station at two-thirty, especially Saturday nights, as dear old Mahoney counted
heads and about a hundred and thirty girls
rushed to get in before the witching hour.
One charming aspect of McGill Life
was an institution called the Professor's Tea.
Almost every Sunday night, a student received an invitation from one or other of his
professors to have Sunday night supper with
about eight or so other students at his house.
It was amazing how these little salons promoted fellowship between the faculty and
the students, and how human even the most
remote lecturer could become, chatting in
front of his own fireplace.
There is no Players Club as we know
it here. The English department offers a
course in drama,—stage craft, make-up,
scenery, playwriting, e tc, and produces one
major production a year. This year we put
on Dicken's "Christmas Carol," and several
student experimental plays. Like the fraternities, the one small dramatic organization
on the campus is severely frowned on by the
U.B.C. is wonderful.
Today's Guest
(Continued from Page Two)
of our time and thought. I hardly think,
however, that even the large doses of popular music consumed will have the effect of
seriously undemining character or upsetting
the war effort as would be implied from the
There has been a tremendous urge toward listening to and understanding the
great classics, music by Bach, Mozart, and
Beethoven, as well as the more modern masters. This has been brought about largely
by the marvellous and inexpensive recordings available, and also through the frequent
radio broadcasts of fine music.
The same eager youth who spends four
or five nickels during his noon hour in the
'number please' box to hear the latest crooning efforts will on the same day part from
three or four dollars, probably very hard
earned ones, on records of a Mozart Quintet
or Sibelius Tone Poem.
It isn't difficult to imagine which of his
two expenditures will bring the more lasting pleasure or have the greater effect on
his character. I don't feel that we should be
too alarmed about the future of this young
man and others like him.
Toronto U, Co-eds
Have 60 Hours War
Work During Year
• COMPELLING women to do approximately sixty hours
training for national service during the academic year,
the Board of Governors of the University of Toronto followed the procedent of many other colleges in Canada and
the United States which have set up a similar course for
women students.
Girls in first year are exempted
from service, and for those students In professional courses the
training will remain purely voluntary.
A committee composed of tho
registrar, the respective Deans of
Women of University College, Victoria College, Trinity College, and
St. Michael's College, and the
secretary-treasurer of the S. A. C,
will consider special exemptions
from the National Service Training.
A wider variety of courses In
connection with Canadian Red
Cross Corps, situated on the campus will be offered, requiring less
drill than In former years. Basic
courses In Red Cross History and
Organization, First Aid, Civilian
Defense, and Military Drill must
be taken by now members of the
Preference will bo given to third
and fourth year students In the
Training as Hospital Nursing Aids,
and as volunteers in Civic Day
Nurseries. The courses will concentrate on practical work in hospital ward duty, with a third of
the allotted time devoted to lectures.
Other courses offered include:
Nutrition, Recreation Leadership,
Civilian Defense, Homo Nursing
and First Aid. Red Cross Sowing
under the University Woman's
War Service Committee will constitute one-half tho required time,
and must bo supplemented by some
other short course.
Mock Parliament
Set Tentatively
For November 4
tentatively set for Wednesday,
November 4, according to Foster
Isherwood, President of the Parliamentary Forum. -
Mid-term examinations are the
determining factors in setting the
date for tho Mock Parliament,
staged in Brock Hall under the
sponsorship of the Parliamentary
Forum. If the mid-terms contiinue
past   November    4,    tho    Mock
Parliament will be postponed.
• A Year Ago
O MANY students skipped lectures to congregate In Brock
Hall, cars, and even labs to listen
to the world series . . . Dean
Mawdsley urged co-eds to fill out
forms for her employment service
. . . The Women's Volunteer Red
Cross Room opened to the sound
of clicking knitting needles ... 180
men registered for fraternity rush-
ing, a record , . , Carnegie record
recitals began In the Brock.
-" - Special Student Rate at * *
By Presentation Of Your Student Pass
Clarke Gable,
Lena Turner
and His Orchestra
Pat O'Brien in
"Flight Lieutenant"
and George Formby in
Humphrey Bogart
'Are Husbands Necessary1
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Match-mates in gay plaids,
circular skirt with companion
jerkin. Worn with a long-
sleeved Tooke shirt.
Skirt 5.08    Jerkin 3.98
Shirt 2.S0
High buttoned, ribbed cardigan
with wool "believe it or not"
Cardigan 3.98    Culotte 4.98
Sportswear, Spencer's,  Fashion Floor
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Tuesday, October 6, 1942
Thunderbirds Set To Take Inter-City Titl^-
Twelve Strong Men
Are Chosen To Star For
Blue And Gold Entry
•   VARSITY THUNDERBIRDS, who so far, have been
picked by every so-called expert in Vancouver, to win
the Intercity Basketball League, refuse to be content with
just a good team on paper.
The Thunderbird team that will go into action in approximately one month, will be a well-conditioned, thoroughly-drilled, keen bunch of athletes.
This year, Maury   Van   Vliet's . n
basketball  proteges  have started
their training earlier than ever be- twelve men will have to be drop-
fore. The team was tentatively ped if league squads are restricted
chosen last Thursday, and on Frl- to eleven men as in former years.
day, tho newest edition of the bas- It Is not known yet what posl-
ketball Thunderbirds really got tlons the players will fill for tho
down to business. season,* but the results of the first
The team chosen by Coach Van
Vliet consists of twelve men: Harry
Kermode, Art Barton, Harry
Franklin, Art Johnson, Paddy
Wescott, Gordle Sykes, Dave Hayward, Sandy Robertson, Ole Bakken, Bruce Yorke, Art Stllunan
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two practice games may offer some
clues. Harry Kermode starred In
both games, sinking 50 per cent, of
his shots and holding his checks
down to the minimum of points.
"Lefty" Barton promises to be as
efficient as ever defensively, but
he seems to have slipped a bit a3
a scoring threat.
His famous southpaw, over-the-
shoulder shot appears to be on a
temporary leave-of-absence. Practice, however, should bring it back
to its usual high-scoring potency.
Art Barton, who with Kermode
and Johnson formed last year's
forward line, has been working
the last two practice games, partnering Harry Franklin at the two
guard positions.
If Art is converted into a guard,
his forward position will probably
be filled by either Gordle Sykes,
Dave Hayward, or Sandy Robertson. All three have been showing
up well. Sykes has a nice keyhole shot and his height (6 ft. 5
inches) is bound to be taken into
consideration. Dave Hayward has
been hustling offensively and defensively and his shooting has left
nothing to be desired. Sandy Robertson has been filling a left-forward soot unlike Slkes and Hayward, who are right forwards. It
may be that he Is being groomed
to fill Lefty Barton's shoos as Barton graduates next year.
Another result of Johnson's potential departure to guard, would
be a three-cornered fight between
Johnson, Franklin, and Wescott
Bruce Yorke and Pete McGeer will
be around to make things Interesting for the aforementioned trio.
Art Stilwell's and Ole Bakken
status In this set-up Is not quite
clear. Bakken will probably un-
der-study Kermode for the centre
berth. Stilwell has been used both
as a guard and forward by Van
Vliet and has fitted in well in both
The line-up as it looks at present:
Centre—Kermode, Bakken.
Left-forward—Barton, Robert-
' son.
Right-forward—'Sykes, Hayward,
Guards (2)—Franklin, Johnson,
Wescott, Yorke, McGeer, Stilwell.
Farina to Coach Am. Grid
Inter 'A'
Are Strong
Vanity's Intermediate A bas-
ketballers show more and more
promises, which situation pleases
Thunderbird Art Johnson, coach of
the "Ints.", no end.
Approximately 30 frosh have expanded his workouts to dynamic
proportions, and he will be forced
to cut his line-up to IS by tho end
of tonight's 5:30 workou.
been announced yet, but independent hoop experts everywhere
believe that Jim Kelly, Norm McLeod, Al. MacFarlane, Jim Teovan,
and Wasy Wasy Kow will be
among them. Johnson expects that
Ron Heath, Ken Morton, and BUI
Nelson, will be coming out soon,
Tommy Rlppon, BUI Hill, Keith
Lindsay, Ches. Peterson, and Dick
Hanly, all of whom starred with
junior outfits last season, have as
yet given no edfinlte indication
that they will join the frosh ranks,
SATURDAY, 5:30-6:30 practices
will be exceedingly necessary to
drill the team in the tactics Johnson believes will clean up the Community oop. He hopes to have his
squad down to eleven aces by league opening two weeks hence.
VARSITY has not yet been supplied with a schedule. However,
Manager Dave Moyls expects that
games will be played Tuesday and
Thursday evenings at King Ed.
Girls Win
One Game;
Lose Other
• VARSITY broke even in
the opening games of the
grass hockey league. Varsity won 1 -1, and U.B.C. lost
a duel with Faye Burnham.
The senior team ran right
through a short-handed Pro-Rec,
eleven. Scoring shortly after the
opening whistle, the girls in the
gold and blue were never headed.
The half-time score was 6-0, three
goals being scored by Jean Handling, the flashy centre forward.
The lone Pro-Rec goal was scored during the second half, but this
was offset by seven Varsity goals.
The second half was a repetition
of the first, with the Varsity forward line combining in a passing
attack which left the opponents
breathless. Counters would have
been more numerous, but the Varsity girls were continually penalized for off sides.
Varsity scorers were Jean Handling, with six, followed closely by
Nonl Carruthers, with five. Marg.
Rodger, and Barbara Greene were
credited with one apiece.
UJ3.C. on the other hand, was
shellacked by Ex-Kits to the tune
of 8-0. Faye Bumham, an ex-
Varsity girl, scored all the goals
and lack of practice was very evident in the Varsity squad. One
full-back thought she had solved
Faye's attack, but instead she was
called for charging. The result
was a penalty corner, with Fay*
making good the shot.
Senior "B" team is planned,
provided that sufficient number of
enthusiasts turn out to tl.e practice
Wednesday night at five-thirty.
This team is for upper-c\assmen
and freshmon, twenty-one or over.
Freshman Enthusiasts
To Fill Team Positions
•   VARSITY WILL ENTER the grid picture again this
year as Johnny Farina announced that he would form a
team to play under the American code.
This team has been limited to the freshmen on the
campus because so many of them have shown an interest
in'the game.
At present the opposition In the -
offing Is the colorful squad from
Vancouver College and possibly a
team ^sponsored by Boeings. When
asked If any of the small colleges
from  Washington  could be  con-
... to Coach
tacted for games Johnny said that
"they are all booked up for five
years in advance," so competition
from that angle is edflnltely out.
Johnny has not had any previous
experience at coaching under the
American system, but he hopes
that his four years of handling
the Canadian code squad at Kitsilano High will enable him to put
over the season successfully.
Among the freshmen turning out
will be Spud Murphy from the
fighting Irish of Vancouver College, Frank Campbell from Brit-
tania High, Phil Gumaa from Kits
and Laurie Pearson from King Ed.
Laurie is the brother of the famous Johnny Pearson who captained the Thunderbird griddera in
their undefeated season of 1939-40.
Others mentioned as likely prospects are Bob Peacock from Calgary, Chuck WlUs from P. W. and
Bob Scarbelli also from the Vancouver College squad.
Johnny hopes that after a year
or two of local competition they
will be able to tackle some better
class American competition.
Bridge Bumblings
Authors Dead or Dying
• OWING TO THE FACT that Bridge is one of the major
sports on this Campus, an article will apear from this
day on, dealing with this repulsivfe game. The article will
be written by two of the Campus' more famous idiots—Baron
Rorick and The Reverend Rudolph Hell-Mett.
This first article will be concerned chiefly with a few
of our more famous bridge fans. These characters can be
seen every day in the Brock.
ANDY (Straight Jacket) CARMICHAEL
KEITH (Petty Fogger) McKLUSKIE
One of our more scientific players namely the aforesaid STRAIGHT JACKET, stated upon interview, that a
much better game can be played with the aid of a false vest
and numerous stacks of pre-arranged flickers.
• PROBABLY THE WORST player amongst the group
is our dear friend PETTY FOGGER.      This churlish
knave trys to be entirely "big time" when he plays, thus
loosing the odd sheckle which he usually gets back by picking his opponents pockets.
Beauteous ROBOT BAILLIE claims that her most
valuable asset is her sparkling eyes. We warn novices not
to engage in play with the above mentioned type, 'cause
such engagements are entirely too sexy.
RALPH, aa he is commonly known among his friends
—what friends he has—uses to a very great advantage a
"fifth player" in the form of "HONEST" JOHN CARSON,
who signals to RALPH, by means of his bow-tie, the trumps
that the opponents hold.
Last, but not least, is Miss CREOSODE. CREOSODE
uses her great weight admirably by upsetting the table—
thus bringing about an abrupt end to the game—when the
"going" appears tough.
Co-eds Took
First Game
Last Wednesday
got away to a good start last
Wednesday when the Blue and
Gold turned in a 1-0 win over the
Hugh M. Frnscr High School
Among thc spills that were common on the iv in -soaked field, Varsity's  first   half  pushes  turned   to
no avail as the girls couldn't find
the goal.
However in the second half, the
Thunderbirds got away to a fast
start, scoring from the center bully
with Nonie Carruthers, from Victoria College, finding her shooting
A few minutes later Varsity
came close to storing again with
the ball stopping on the wrong
side of the goal mouth but when
the final whistle blew the scoro
was still  1-0.
Two Leagues To Be
Run In Intra-Mural
•   TWENTY-ONE TEAMS were represented at the second
meeting of the Intra-Mural Representative Board held
in the faculty room of the Brock Hall last Thursday at three-
thirty. After the poor turn out for the Freshman meeting
of last Wednesday, this was a most encouraging sign.
Director  of the  Board,  Maury       ____^_____-_________
Van Vliet, said tfrat the program
was getting under way, but he
stressed that it was absolutely necessary for him to have all the
teams who plan to enter, with a
complete list in his hands by Friday, in order thai he would be able
to make up the schedules for the
coming week.
the start of the playing indicate that three sessions of Volley
ball and two games of touch foot-
tided to run off two leagues, to be
called the Blue and the Gold leagues. The team entries will be
placed in a hat, and the drawing
will determine the league in which
each team will play.
Rules for the playing of the
games were decided, and various
regulations concerning the eligibility and standing of players were
reviewed, so that there will be no
misunderstanding  after   the  play
ball will be run off this week. The
Volleyball will be held at 7:30 on
Tuesday night, and at noon on
Wednesday and Friday, Times for
the touch football games can be
obtained by consulting the notice
board in the gym., any time after
Monday  at  10:30.
It is the responsibility of the
team representative to get players
out for the games, and very few
exceptions or allowances will be
granted to those who fail to do so.
This ruling is necessary because a
defaulted game means that an entirely new schedule of playoffs
will have to be made up. Such a
job is beyond the ability of the
already hard worked staff.
e   OWING TO THE LARGE number of entries, it has been de-
• CAMPUS RECORD fans, both
classical and jazz, are going
about with long faces these days
as they find it almost Impossible
to buy the more precious discs, especially   American   makes.
This indicates that the Carnegie
collection may be drawn upon
more than ever. And enthusiasts
of jazz are already talking about
joint concerts featuring their now
unprocurable items.
Canadian manufacturers are not
jesting when they cry for old records, out of which they can get
material for new platters.
Indicative is this quote from a
letter sent by an Eastern company
to a local dealer:
"Frankly, the situation is serious.
Material used in the manufacture
of records such as shellac is becoming very scarce and government restrictions might well be
that its use in the manufacture of
records might be entirely stopped."
opon for one more week, from
11:30 to 1:30. Many new books
have been turned in. Come in
and see if yours is there.
Johnny Farina, flashy grid star
will coach the Touch Football
Any doubts about the rules of
Cne games can be cleared up by
consulting either Maury Van
Vliet or Harry Franklin in the
Gym., or by consulting the "Bible"
of the Intra-Mural program, The
Intra-Mural Handbook, copies of
which may be obtained at the
Provided they be not laminated*
^-Records made of a laminated ^_2fc
material —not solid —cannot be     *^J
reworked and therefore cannot
be accepted.
Western Music
Co. Ltd.
570 Seymour St.
PAciflc 9548


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