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 Published Twice Weekly by the Publications Board of the University of British Columbia
Vol. XX
No. 25
Parrott and Munro To
Represent Prairies
Tonight the annual McGoun Cup Series swings into
action when Saskatoon will debate U.B.C. in Vancouver, in
the university auditorium at 8.15 p.m.
'An Anglo-American Alliance Is a better guarantee
to world peace than the collective security of the League
of Nations" Is the contention which U.B.C. debaters
Harold Rome and Alex Macdonald will uphold. This resolution will be debated slmulatenously in three other
A bitter argument raged at Students' Council Monday evening
when Canadian Rugby Club strip
was being discussed. Lyall Vine
and John Bird, in opposition to
Malcolm Brown and Bob Smith, insisted that membera of the club
could not be charged personally for
$16fi worth of "missing" strip.
The Vine-Bird proposal, whieh
finally  paaaed the meeting, wae
to   take   the   Canadian   Rugby
budget balance of thia year, aome
$93, and next year to keep the
club'a budget down to $273, ualng
the difference between that figure
and the preaent budget, $850, to
pay for the reat of the atrip coat.
Brown and Smith declared, that
while members of the club probably
did not purposely lose their strip,
the loss waa due to negligence and
should be payed for in part by fines
assessed on the players responsible.
A forty-minute flght over the
question flared up as the major dls-
sention among members of the
present council. It was held by
some that restraint of next year's
budget was not only impractical,
but outside the powers of the present Council. A ruling of last year's
Jay Gould council was referred to
as a precedent, and the move judged
"We might as well take it as
a dead loss," commented Smith in
stating that the restriction of the
1938-39 Canadian Rugby budget
would gain the A.M.S. little.
Ticket   Scalping
Against  Rules
Scalping — sana tomahawks —
caused prices to soar yesterday as
pseudo-financiers cashed in on the
Invasion ticket shortage.
Ticketless   students   were   being  forced  to dig  deep  for  the
privilege of attending Saturday's
jaunt,  and envied   the   business
acumen of their more ambitious
The ticket committee, under Mr.
Horn,   vainly   tore   its   hair  in   an
effort to combat the complications
so   unexpectedly  forced   on   its   already   stooped   shoulders  by   amateur  ticket-brokers.
Ticket-scalpers are referred to
Art. XI of the constitution which
says, in part:
"A member of the Society . . .
shall not sell a ticket . . . for a price
higher   than   that   set   for   such   a
ticket by the committee in charge
Students are warned that continued attempts to ignore this
ruling will be penalized.
Club Awards Subject
Of Council Discussion
"Awards in anything are not desirable," commented Jean Meredith at council Monday evening
during a discussion of the proposed
L.S.E.  awards system.
Recalling Jean's bitter experience
with the new women's athletics
awards set-up, fellow councillors
wore inclined to sympathize with
her. However, they noted, organization of credit awards In L.S.E.
would be a desirable move—if cooperation of the L.S.E. clubs can
be  obtained.
Saskatoon's Invading team is a
powerful one, composed of Geoffrey
Parott and Craig Munroe.
Parrott came
to Emmanuel
College In 1932
from England.
In 1933, and
again in 1934,
he was a member of the
team that won
the debating
o f Emmanuel
College. Last
year he took
part   in   Inter-
     faculty    debet-
Parrott ing.
In 1934, Parrott debated against
the touring team from Bate's College, Maine, and ln 1936 he opposed
the Eastern Canadian team touring Western Canada. The same
year, hex participated ln a debate
against the City of Saskatoon, and
ln 1937, against a Kinsman Club
team  from  Lloydminster.
Parrott Is president of Emmanuel
College this year and a member of
the Student Representative Council.
Munroe Is
Secretary of
the Student
Council. He is
a law student
and came to
the University
os Saskatchewan ln 1935
from Regina
College. Last
year he was a
member of the
debating dlrec-
torate, and
secretary  of Munroe
the   College   of   Arts   and   Science.
At this time he was alao a
msmbsr of the team that defeated U.B.O. in a McGoun Cup debate  at  Saskatoon.
U.B.C.'s travelling team consisting of Morris Belkin and Struan
Robertson, also will debate tonight in Edmonton. The Alberta
opposition is regarded as very
Prof.  J,  Friend   Day  will  act  as
chairman during this evening's debate. The judges will be F. J. Burd,
Dugald Donaghy and H. Bray.
A   large   attendance   Is   anticipated  for this,  the  most  Important debate of the year. Studenta
holding   passes  will   be  admitted
' free of charge.
Cornell   Man  To
Lecture   Here
On sabbatical leave from Cornell
University, Prof. A. B. Recknagle
is here to give spring term instruction on Forest Management and
Forest Products, in accordance with
the policy of the U. B. C. Department of Forestry In bringing outstanding lecturers to the campus.
Prof. Recknagel received his
Master's degree in Forestry from
Yale University in 1906, and studied at Eberswalde Forest Academy in Germany. As Assistant District Forester in the U. S. Forest
Service, he'worked in nearly every
He is co-author of one of the
textbooks ln Forest Management
used here, and has proved his authority in this work by his fine
practical application of Its principles In the Adirondack region of
New York.
Bombing Attempt
Fails As Varsity
Graduate Drowns
Rolf  Forsyth   Loses
Life In Alleged
Seettle Crime
Rolf Forsyth, who graduated In
Agriculture at U.B.C. ln 1931, was
drowned Thursday In Seattle harbor during an unsuccessful attempt
to bomb the Japanese freighter
"Hlye Maru," according to word
received by the Ubyssey last night.
At 8.00 o'clock last evening identification was not yet positive, but
all available Information Indicated
that the body was that ot the Vancouver man.
Another Vancouver man, arrested
In connection with the alleged
bombing attempt, stated that Forsyth had hired him to assist in
destroying the ship "for an Oriental
government. One thousand dollars
was the price offered by Forsyth,
according  to  the  man  ln  custody.
The suspect asserted to Seattle
police that he and Forsyth had
made a previous attempt when the
Japanese ship was loading ln Vancouver last week, and that on its
failure the two of them had followed It to Seattle via Tacoma to
continue their efforts.
No actual bomb has yet been discovered, but frantic searches were
being conducted late last evening
on board the vessel and on and under the nearby wharves in an effort
to locate the alleged Infernal machine.
After graduation Mr. Forsyth was
an assistant In the Department of
Animal Husbandry at the university for a year, during which time
he Interested himself ln the Japanese methods of chick-sexing,
which were being introduced Into
British Columbia at that time. He
later travelled across Canada lecturing on the latest developments
ln this line of work, proceeding
eventually  to   Europe.
While on the Continent he founded the British Chlck-sexing Institute, and assisted ln the formation
of several similar bodies in the
Netherlands and neighboring continental countries.
On hlB return from abroad he
was associated with the Towers, a
co-educational private school ln
New Westminster, formerly known
as Columbian College. This venture was unsuccessful financially,
and since its demise, little is
known ot Mr. Forsyth, except that
he was directing traffic for a time
at the Vancouver Exhibition last
John H. McDonald, editor of the
McGiil Daily, head of the newly
formed    Canadian    University
At a poorly attended meeting in
Arts 100 Wednesday noon two brunettes and a blonde were chosen
from the vast array of Junior class
feminity as official candidates for
the honor of reigning as queen of
the Junior Prom.
Margaret    Lightheart,    Marion
Raid,   and    Jean    MacRae   were
elected   by   popular   ballot,   with
only ten men of the class voting.
One  of these  three  will   be  the
belle  of the  bsll   next Thursday
at the  Spanish  Orlll, all   holdera
of tickets for the party being privilege to psrticipate   in  the final
The   trio   of   aspiring   co-eds   will
be  presented  for  the  adoration   of
the    student    body    next    Tuesday
noon ln the Auditorium, when Mart
Kenny's superlatively soothing rhythms   will   feature   a   special   pep-
meeting for the occasion,  arranged
by    the    executive    of    the    Junior
"Jole de vlvre" ls the order of
the evening, according to Phil
Griffin, who exhorts one and all to
come "with a song ih your heart.
Dress optional."
Juniors may prooure tlokets
any noon hour this week by presenting their Student Paaaes at
the Auditorium Box Office; other
students may secure admission
and a vots for the Queen from
any member of the class executive or at the box office for $1.60
per person.
Arranged In
Both Cities
"The greatest invasion in U.B.C.
history" is promised in this year's
migration to the capital city. David
Carey reports a complete sell-out
ot tickets. This success has necessitated the restriction ot the number ot students who will make the
Those already In poBesslon of
tickets are reminded that they
must be exchanged at the ticket office, C.P.R. Pier D, by Friday at
9.00 p.m. as the office will not be
open on Saturday morning.
Leaving here at 8.00 a.m. and
taking about four hours for the trip
students will arrive at 1.00. Lunch
will be served on board for the
small sum of 76c. An hour's dancing will also be provided with entertainment from the Pep Club
under the direction of Grant Cameron.
1.00—Boat met by Viotorla
College students under Bill Petrle, prey of student body, and
Alan   Hudson.
Decorated B.C.E. buses provide
parade   through   town.
T.45 — Rugby game between
Varsity seconds and Victoria College at MacDonald  Park.
2.48 — Second game Thunderbirds vs.  Viotorla   reps.
4-7—Tea danoe at Crystal Gardens.
5.00—Swimming meet at V.M.
C.A. pool.
7.30i—Domino vs. U.B.C. baaketball game at Victoria College.
Student Paeses are not honored
at this game. Attendance is limited.    Tlokets at door.
8.30—Parade baok to boat.
9.00—Boat   leaves   for   Vanoouver.    Dancing on board.
1.30—Arrive Vanoouver.
Transportation will be provided
from the university area, the bus
leaving at 7.00 to contact 7.10 car at
Sasamat. There will be street cars
available to all parts of town on
the arrival of the boat back in Vancouver.
Patrons will be Dr. and Mrs.
Barss, Dr. and Mrs. Klinck, Mr. and
Mrs. Maurice Van Vliet and Miss
Studenta are reminded that no
uneeemly conduct will be tolerated   aa   the   Discipline   Committee
will   be  preeent   In  all  force.
Any  who may  miss  the  boat at
8.00 may catch the regular at 10.00
at the customary  rates.     This boat
will reach Victoria in  time for the
first   game.
Political Club Has
Difficulty With
Unruly   Factions
Fascists Split Over
Party Leader
Organized Into six party factions, U.B.C.'s Political Discussion Club swung into action Wednesday by appointing
section chairmen and setting the flrst meeting for Thursda;.
Determined to see the free-for-all discussion of political
problems, the club has as its major divisions: Conservative,
Liberal, Independent, Socialist, Communist and Imperialist.
The Imperialists, flrst titled Fascists, had their first taste ot student political methods Wednesday
afternoon. Paul Sykes had been
elected chairman of the section at
the noon meeting, but his selection
did not conform to the wishes of a
group with the then-Fascist division, who Informed Sykes to resign at once.
He did so, and was succeeded by
Norman DePoe, who changed the
name ot the group to Imperialists.
Other   section   leadera   elected
Wednesday were:   Miss 0. True-
well,    Conssrvatlve;    Art    Dawe,
Liberal;    Rodney   Bsavan,    Independent;  Harold Rome, Socialist,
and Tom  McCallum, Communist.
The   club  executive  has  already
reported trouble in restraining sections   from   holding   meetings   on
tnelr   own—which   ls   against   the
principle of the club—formed to encourage all-party discussion of political  matters.
According to present reports, difficulty will be had ln keeping sections from proceeding on their own
to stage meetings and slide out
from under the control of the central  executive.
At regular meetings the club will
follow parliamentary procedure In
discussing questions, under the eye
of Speaker Morris Belkin. Votes
will be taken at the end of the
Leaders in provincial and federal political parties will be invited
to address the Political Discussion
Club. Among those who will be
asked to speak wll be Hon. Dr. G.
M. Weir, B. C. minister of education.
The club will operate much the
same as the Parliamentary Forum, with, to some extent, the
same membership. Refusal of the
Forum to amalgamate with the
olub waa a feature of the organisation activity, according te club
Freshmen    Buy
More  Totems
Freshmen will have their pictures in the Totem this year.
This curt announcement made recently by Totem editor David Crawley was the signal for a storm of
controversy over the proposal.
Main question asked was why are
the juniors not to be included as
last year?
In an interview with the Ubyssey Thursday Crawley declared
that last yssr freshmen bought
200 Totems, although their pictures were not In ths book, and
Juniors, all of them In the Totem, purchased only 120 annuals.
"It is more reasonable," asserted
Crawley, "to ask students to buy a
Totem in their freshman and senior
years, rather than two years in succession. All told, from the financial aspect, our policy this year will
help keep the A.M.S. out of the
The Totem is a major financial
undertaking, and must be made to
pay, states Crawley. With the low
price of $2.50 still being charged
this year, it is essential that a large
volume of sales  be  made.
Planning for a Totem to follow
along  the  lines  of last year's  sue-
Dr. Singh Outlines
India's Attitude
Toward   Britain
Overbearing English
Officials Resented
By Natives
Lloyd George's failure to keep his
promises ot giving India a greater
measure o» independence after the
World War ls the cause of much
bad feling, Bald Dr. Singh on Thursday noon when he spoke on the political situation in India.   .
Dr. Singh attended three American universities. His outlook is
one of wide internationalism, and
ls not bounded by racial prejudice.
He spoke of India's wrongs with
complete lack of bitterness but
from the point of view of a disinterested observer suggesting remedies.
The two original grievances of
the   Indian   National   Conference
were, he ssld, Brltain'a failure to
supply   educational   facllltlea  for
the   Indian   population,   and   the
overbearing attitude of British of-
The speaker stated that although
India's  entry  Into the  World  War
was not motivated solely by desire
for gain, Lloyd George's failure to
keep hts promise was the cause of
much bad feeling.
Dr. Singh explained India's objection to the new constitution
which is now under discussion. He
said that a great deal of trouble
Is due to the omission of the phrase
"dominion status," and to the introduction ot separate electorates
for the different religious sects, an
innovation which works against
the growing unity of the separate
Another cause of the unrest is
the amount of control invested In
the hands of British representatives.
Any exouse that Britain  Is remaining  In  India beeause of the
Hindu-Moslem   problem  waa  discounted   by   Dr.   Singh,   who   remarked that the two faotlone had
lived   as   neighbors  without   any
serious    altercation   for   aeveral
centuries   before  the  appearance
of the   English   in   India.
The speaker said that a change
in the new constitution is essential,
otherwise methods other than passive  resistance   may  be  employed,
and the result may be tragedy.
Dr. Singh, in answer to a question, said that Ghandi's personal
popularity is responsible for a
large percentage of his following,
especially among  the uneducated.
He also mentioned that we are
not inclined to give due credit to
the Mahatma for the fact that his
policy of passive resistance has
saved thousands of lives—British
as  well  as  native.
The lecture was under the auspices of the N.F.C.U.S. and was
one of a series. Other lectures will
be announced later.
cessful "surprise" annual which set
a new pace for this university, the
editor is faced with the necessity
of watching carefully the business
end of the yearbook.
In addition, adds Crawley, it
will be interesting for the now-
freshmen to compare their preeent photos with those In the Totem   of  their  graduating   year. Two
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From now on until the two major theatrical productions
on the campus have seen their final performances, nearly two
hundred students will be hard at work preparing and rehearsing "The Yeomen of the Guard' and "Playboy of the Western
The tremendous amount of effort that is put into these
annual student productions is worthy of support by the rest
of the campus. Every student should become a word-of-
mouth advertiser for the play and the operetta, in order to
assure them the unqualified success they deserve.
Refusal of Students' Council to assess in any way members of the Canadian Rugby Club responsible for $165 worth
of missing strip seems to point to a lack of backbone on the
part of council to proceed with action that it knows to be
desirable and necessary.
Although council members admitted that the missing
strip was lost through negligence of the players, and that a
certain amount of care might have prevented the big loss,
there was no decision to make the careless ones pay for their
Even a small fine, although it would in no way make up
for the loss, would have been an indication that council had
the courage of its convictions. Whether or not the Canadian
ruggers were guilty as charged is not the point—council
decided the guilt existed, and thereupon refused to take the
action naturally expected following such a decision.
We are in no way suggesting that Students' Council
should become hard and fascistic in its rulings regarding
campus affairs. The broad view of a problem is often the
wisest. The fact remains however, that once a stand is
taken, and a move made in any direction, council should follow through, rather than suddenly backwater in order to
avoid what might be slightly unpleasant.
As the grey dawn breaks through the clouds in the eastern sky tomorow, 460 students will leave the C.P.R. docks
aboard the "Princess Norah," bound for Victoria in the revival of the traditional Victoria Invasion.
U.B.C. will send seven teams and a horde of supporters
across the waters to take part in a day-long festival of games
and athletic events. The unexpected support of the affair
surprised student officials, as all tickets were sold within a
few days after the campaign started.
The enthusiasm which has so far marked the arrangements for the invasion augurs well for the success of the
affair. With good weather promised and the assurance of a
fine reception in Victoria the stage is set for one of the most
outstanding events of the year.
Students Eat Tons of Food
Ubyssey Reporter Finds
'Mid an aroma ot baking pies,
bubbling soap and soapsuds, the
Ubyssey Invaded the hidden recesses of the Cafeteria of the University of British Columbia, otherwise
known  as  the  "Caf."
A compact business office comprised the nucleus of all business
transactions and the outlining ot
menus under the management of
Prank Underhiil.
The kitchens are equipped with
modern, efficient apparatus—potato peeler, refrigeration plant,
automatic baker and toaster, and
dish washer, drier and steriliser.
All premises and workers are j
subjected to frequent health examinations.
From these premises roll the
hundred and forty-four doughnuts
which are consumed daily by the
students. Other average figures of
the dally consumption are: Twenty
gallons of soup, over two hundred
bottles of Coca Cola, and one hund
red and twenty bottles of chocolate
milk. Greatest sale is that of tobacco.
Per week the poundage of meat
and fish is one hundred and fifty
and sixty-five pounds respectively,
while butter figures at seventy
All dairy produce ls provided by
the university dairy farms. Two
hundred and fifty gallons of milk
and cream are used ln the monthly
estimate, while other statistics per
month are 667 loaves of bread, 600
gallons canned fruit, 146 gallons ice
cream, 10S dozen rolls, 63 cakes,
and approximately one ton ot potatoes.
During the months immediately
preceding examinations business is
at its peak in the Cat. Whether it
is due to the need for constant refuelling for the massed energies, or
just "misery loves company" idea,
is  not known.
'TROUBLE,   as   grandma   used   to
say, never comes alone.
Take the >ther morning, for instance. First the head of the household forgot to strop his Rolls, with
the result that the rest of the family, who rely on the din for an
alarm clock, overslept.
That meant we missed another
nine o'clock.
To make matters worse, the
morning paper announced that the
British had suffered more indignities at the hands of the Japanese,
That sort of thing always makes
the toast and marmalade taste flat,
we get so mad.
Then there was that traffic tie-
up on the Boulevard, which must
have been somebody's fault, curse
And Anally when we reached the
Pub, "Darby" announces he has retired from columnising.   Because a
woman criticised him I
1VOW we don't pretend, to be perfectly frank, that we ever enjoyed Darby's stuff. Not even an
amateur one - a - week columnist
could ever bring himself to admit
any other columnist was worth a
damn. Although some of them
have some pretty good ideas once
ln a while, If they only knew how
to  handle  them  .   .  .
No, It's the principle of the thing
we don't like. Imagine, letting some
catty female crush one's soul so
completely that one simply can't
go on. Ridiculous! Why, we don't
intend, personally, to be shaken
loose by anything leas than T.N.T,
Farewell, Darby. We should wish
you luck, but it's just now in us.
Instead we ought to send you a vial
of poison, or a polite little wlngjing like the one that insidious
Japanese journalist sent to An-
thon Eden. The impertinent little
heathen ...  I
Sometimes people like Anthony
Eden and Darby almost shake our
faith in life and the destiny of the
Empire and things . . .
JUST to prove that people get mad
** at us, too, we return to that item
about the Players' Club, which we
mentioned last week. About the
tyranny of the selections committee, and how the poor actors are
never consulted about anything,
not even what type of curtains are
needed on the Green Room windows . . .
The chairman of the committee
we slandered' has summoned us before him, tb announce that such is
not the case.
The Players' Club are consulted
about everything, from the type of
play they want, to the siae of the
leading lady's ear rings. They don't
have to be consulted, mind you, but
they are.   So there.
Somehow, we don't even care any
more . . .
'"THE new Political Discussion
Group is under way at last under the leadership of Morris Belkin.
And there are even some fascists
in the new assembly, which is probably something new in U. B. C. history. Under Fuehrer DePoe, the
new right wing faction haa nearly
a dozen followers, including two
If you   are  one  of these  people
who find comic  strips and picture
By "Aggie Joe"
The sun has at long last dawned
on the career of Aggie Joe. After
all the anxious waiting of
labour lo! these many moons, the
of love long Arctic winter of oblivion has passed, and
recognition has been accorded -his
untiring efforts. Last week someone, whose name is treasured now,
spoke to Joe thusly, "I read your
column in the Ubyssey." Such unstinted praise, touching in its very
simplicity, went straight to Joe's
little heart. After those tragic
months of looking over shoulders
on Fridays in the caf, only to see
them reading "Random Ramblings"
or the Sport Page, words could
never express the tumbling rush of
emotion which welled within him.
At last, a public—his publicl Perhaps . . . some day . . .
*    *    »
One of our Aggies was sitting in
the Library last week with his little
lady sitting beside
fun and games   him,    neither   one
for aggies being  able  to   ac
complish much in
the way of studies. After a long
while they started writing something, and Joe managed by sheer
stealth to gain possession of the
manuscript. It apparently was intended to solve the ancient problem
of "What shall we do tonight" for
all time, and Joe presents it to you
as exemplifying the value of applying scientific reasoning to everyday
Spanish Grill.
Philosophy (quietness assumed)
(Ed. note:   There are 26 letters
in the alphabet.)
a—Oysters (at home)
b—Waffles (at Purdy's)
c—etc.,  etc.,  etc., etc.,  etc.
a—Dancing with friends
b—Philosophy ditto
c—Food  ditto
Exertion (apart from Dancing)
Passive Pastimes
c—assorted parlour games
2—the other kind
example—spin the
(ed. note bring your own
Friday, January 21, 1938
"I tell you, Robbins, I left them right here on this table."
" ll Isn't safe, sir, to leave Sweet Cap* around even In this elub I"
"The pmrett form in which tobacco can be imohed."
magasines easier to read than dull
pages of print (and who doesn't?)
you should try Lynn Ward's new
novel, "Virtigo," which tells a complete story in wood cuts. There
aren't ten printed words in the entire two hundred pages, just pictures, and very good pictures, too.
The story is about three people,
a boy, a girl, and an "elderly gentleman," who is the vallain of the
piece, and looks remarkably like
John D. Rockefeller. It's a good,
stark bit of proletarian literature,
and even if you're not left wing at
heart, you ought to enjoy some of
the wood cuts, which kept Mr.
Ward busy for two years.
The Editor,
Dear Sir:
This year at Christmas, exam
writers bounced under a new experiment; namely, that they were
obliged, almost Immediately after
closing of the lecture periods to sit
at exams restricted for the most
part to one hour. I wish to point
out some of the disadvantages of
this experiment.
As most students need a special
period, say a few days (not a weekend) in which to collect their notes
after the final lectures, they found
themselves hindered by the short
time allotted between the last day
of lectures and the flrst of the
On some days many students
were obliged to prepare, not only
for exams, but also for an annoying but necessary lecture.
On some students' timetables, 2,
or sometimes 8, very "tough"
courses follow immediately after
the other. To study for these is
a problem, and the result is a
wretched night and a worse day.
In such cases as the above, the
hurried changing of exam rooms
consequently brings a loss of 6 or
10 valuable minutes in the ridiculous 65.
As each student knows that the
questions are drawn from the work
of the whole term, he must study
just as hard as if he were preparing for a 3-hour exam; yet, he
later finds that he studied for an
exam which is not representative
of the term's work, and thus not
worthy of his labours. In other
words .because the subject is not
treated completely by the examiner, a great deal of the student's
preparation is wasted.
I hope these few remarks may be
brought to the attention of the
Youra truly,
a aophomore).
Winnipeg Delegate's
Expense Bills Paid
Council passed Malcolm Brown's
expense account for his Winnipeg
trip  to  the  N.F.C.U.S.  executive..
..meeting, at their regular session
Monday night.
Included   in   the   items   were:
-Qntertainment  in  Winnipeg,  99;
taxis,   96;    clothes   pressed,   91;
Entertainment "on  train," 91.
Objecting   to   the  pressing  item,
council  okayed  the  bills.
Arranged by the Department of Extension and
originating in the campus studio,
CBR—Mondays through Fridays,
12.45 noon—Farm market broad-
CBR—Tuesdays at 3  p.m.—"Melodic  Adventures."    Prof. Ira Dilworth presenting selected recordings from the Carnegie Set.
CBB   and   B.   C.   Network—"University   Drama   School,"   starting
February 2, 9.30 p.m.
CJOR—Wednesdays 1.00 p.m.  (Start January 26)—"An Approach
to Poetry."    Prof. Thorllef Larsen.
CJOR—Thursday,   4.30   p.m.   (Start   February   3)—"Vocal   Music
Through the Ages."   Dr. W. L. MacDonald.
CJOK—Fridays  1.00 p.m.   (Start January 28)—Talks by  U.  B.  C.
professors on current topics.
CJOR—Wednesdays 10.00 p.m.—Varsity Time.
At a meeting of the executive of
Arts '41, Thursday, February 10,
was selected as the date for the
Freshman class party. Further information concerning a draw tor
partners and other details will appear in  the  Ubyssey.
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Literary Forum
Discuss Year's Work
At Wednesday Meeting
The Literary Forum held a meeting Wednesday to discuss this
term's activities. Arrangements
were made concerning the eourae
of Public Speaking lectures to be
given by Mrs. J. W. Morgan.
Miss Irene Watson, who was
made Publicity Convenor at the resignation of Miss Clymene Dickie,
is in charge of the publicity campaign for the course. There will be
a series of five lectures given. A
tentative time of 12.16 Fridays has
been set.
An Invitation for a debate with
the V. of Washington, to take place
in the middle of February has been
received. The executive of the Forum will choose a team of two girls
to make the trip. The topic suggested to Washington will be the
one on which the U.B.C. girls lost
to  California.
* The next meeting ot the Literary
Forum is on Tuesday, February 1.
Headlining the program will be a
book review by Miss Emily Fraser
on the much talked about book,
"An  American   Doctor's   Odyssey."
Plans for a banquet to climax the
club's spring activities are being
Pioneering in the field of radio
dramatics, the U.B.C. department
of extension is completing plans
for a course on "Producing a Play,"
to be heard weekly over the B. C.
network, starting February 2.
Designed  particularly to  Interest listening groups and dramatic
olubs,  the   new  course  will   feature   Prof.   F.   G.  C.   Wood,   Mlas
Dorothy    Somersst,    Mrs.   T.    H.
Ramssy, Mra. A. G. Graham, Ross
Lort, and othera, who will assist
in    giving    Information    en    ths
eholce and treatment ef playa.
A play will be chosen, a cast selected — from undergraduate and
alumni—and all the trials and tribulations of the amateur producer
will  be discussed over the air.
Copies of the play selected and
material which will be indispensable to those wishing to follow the
radio production will be supplied to
all listening groups who register
for the course.
C. Um P. President Gives
Impression of Winnipeg
Saskatoon Players
Enter Regional
Drama Festival
SASKATOON, Seek., Jan. 21 —
The Dramatic Directorate of the
University of Saskatchewan has
entered the Saskatchewan Regional
Festival of Drama, which will be
held this year in Saskatoon, on
February 9, 10 and 11, and are going to stage two acenes from the
George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber
play,   "Dinner  at  BSght."
These two scenes are in reality
a play ln themselves. Saskatchewan hopes wtth this entry to win
Its first Provincial honors in the
dramatic field.
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By John H. McDonald
A C.U.P. Feature
Rushing through a tunnel of
blazing lights down Portage Avenue—a crisp coldness and slowly
falling snow — New Year's Eve in
Winnipeg. A gay town with a big
heart — far enough west to be
broadminded, yet near enough to
the east to be conservative.—Winnipeg is a city with the vigour of
the great outdoors and yet with
enough tradition to be staid on
It is amazingly informal in dress
yet frowns upon trucking, or to cite
a concrete example we were told at
a New Year's party that "Unless
you gentlemen'can dance properly
you will have to leave," while all
around us couples were ushering in
the New Year in a manner truly
One of the most vivid impressions was the trip out—a long train
—two engines some of the time-
car upon car of "tourists" going to
the Conferences—people cooking in
the little kitchens—typewriters—
English students trying to talk
French—French students talking
English—more typewriters — resolutions—discussions on religion,
birth control, morals, etcetera, etcetera—the plutocrata riding in the
1st class—college yells at every
station—trying to get to sleep when
the fellow above would insist on
spilling Scotch down the crack into
the lower—(not that we minded the
dampness but the smell was tantalising)—Anally Winnipeg itself.
There are some remarkable people in Winnipeg. The most remarkable, perhaps, is John Bracken, the
Premier, or as he is called, "Honest
John, the Father of the Reconfed-
e ration."
He is a great fellow—unassuming and apparently one of Canada's
few really honest politicians (and
hence a Statesman)—a man who
was called from hia professorial
chair in the Manitoba Agricultural
College to lead the Farmers party
after being in the Province for only
two yeara. People laughed—but he
has been in office for sixteen years
—and will probably atay there for
a long time yet. He aays that Manitoba has no axe to grind—is all
for reduction in the number of
governments in Canada and claims
that the people of the West are
citizens of Canada and not of any
particular province—a great man
who not only talks Canadian unity
but acts upon his beliefs—see his
brief to the Rowell Commission.
President Sidney Smith of the
University of Manitoba is another
leader. He is doing a remarkably
fine Job at the University.
Like so many other Canadian
Universities the U. ot Man. has
good teachers—but will it be able
to hold them in the face of fatter
stipends offered elsewhere to the
South? We hope so, and Sidney
Smith can hold them if anybody
Edgar J. Tarr, Esq., President of
Drummond Speaks
On Economic Subject
At Institute Lecture
The ammonal leoture In the
Spring Session ef the Vanoouver
Institute will be held In Room
100, the Arte Building, the University of British Columbia, on
Saturday evening at S.16. The
epeaker will be Professor G. F.
Drummond, M.A., M.Se., and the
eujeet, "The General Soonomlo
Effeeta ef the Depression."
Extension Department
Issues New Calendar
Of Interest to persons throughout the Province who are directly
interested in university functions,
is a brief Calendar published for
the purpose ot listing forthcoming
events of interest and to give information on university extension
Persons receiving these Calendars are requested to lis£ special
topics in which they are interested,
so that the university may be of
the maximum help to them ln future Issues. The calendars are issued  by the extension department.
the Canadian Institute of International Relations is another man
who cannot be left out of a compendium of Winnipeg citizens—he
is very interested in the outlook
and activities of college people. He
followed the discussions at the National Conference with a great deal
of enthusiasm.
Perhaps the reason for the general broadminded outlook found in
Winnipeg is to be traced to the
Winnipeg Daily papers. The Winnipeg Free Press and the Winnipeg
Tribune are second to none in Canada. The strong point in both being their editorials.
These papers are not afraid to
present the truth to their readers—
neither advertisers nor Governments seem to hamper them—and
perhaps that is why there is no
Governmental Control of the Press
in Winnipeg or in Manitoba--—the
people are educated enough to appreciate a "Free Press."
The men who are mainly responsible for the power house editorials
in Winnipeg are John Bird, of the
Tribune, and Oeorge Ferguson, of
the Free Press. Mr. Ferguson is
a big bluff man with a twinkle in
his eye and a ready pen.
He thinks the college journals
are doing a good job and says that
there must be a need for a Canadian University Press aa that very
question was raised aver twenty
years ago.
Mr. Bird—the Tribune man—is
putting the Tribune on the map. He
has more information at his fingertips concerning. Canada and its
minority problems than practically
any other newspaper man today.
No visit to Winnipeg would be
complete without a visit to the H.B.
Store and the Grain Exchange. The
H. B. C. is a store second to none
in Canada.
At the Grain Exchange apart
from the actual trading, which is
interesting enough, the Dominion
Government Laboratories for testing and grading the wheat are well
worth an hour or ao. The experimental work being carried on under
the aegis (or in some cases in spite
of) the Federal Government is truly remarkable.
The food at the Manitoba Club
rivals an Epicurean banquet.
All in all, Winnpieg is a fine
town—its people are hospitable and
unspoiled. They realise that Winnipeg is not the centre of the world,
which thought in any city is apt
to spoil the nicest citizenry.
The taxi drivers of Winnipeg deserve special mention. They, like
the taxi drivers in most towns, can
lead one to the local hot spots—
but the Winnipeg drivers have a
profound respect for traffic laws
and liquor laws, which brings us to
a subject near the heart of moat
college men. Liquor in Winnipeg
is not only hard—but hard to get.
After losing a dollar for a permit you find that you can buy 56
os. hard, a case of beer and a gallon of wine—what a combination!
The staff of any hotel will tell you
that thia Christmaa has been very
cheery, but very orderly—a great
Improvement over the old days.
There were three conferences at
Winnipeg over the holidays — the
N.F.C.U.S. biennial meeting—the
National Conference and the Canadian University Press Inaugural
There are many opinions as to
the relative merits of each—but all
will agree that no matter what else
was accomplished it was a great
thing to get college studenta together — a great thing to exchange ideas — a heartening and
refreshing stimulus to realize that
somewhere in Canada existed a
people without an axe to grind and
who were, anxious to co-operate
and not merely talk co-operation.
Winnipeg—the Crossroads of the
Dominoin—is a great place.
Fraternity    and    sorority    photographs must be taken by the end of
next week, also class executives.
All seniors not yet photographed
must have their pictures taken  by
All members ot the Newman Club
who are Interested in drawing up
a constitution are asked to attend
a meeting on Monday, January 24,
at  12.15  in  Arts  102.
Calculus and Graphs — Passaro;
reward. Apply Allan Ker, Arts
letter rack.
Where you buy merchandise and
services most easily and most profitably are advertised ln the pages
Musical Society Dine
And Begin Ticket
Sales Tuesday Night
With Prof Walter Gage, assistant dramatic director, and' representatives of the downtown newspapers as guests, memberB ot the
Musical Society enjoyed a supper
in the cafeteria Tuesday evenjng.
Mr. Qage urged members to their
full support to the ticket selling
campaign for "The Yeomen of the
Guard," which begins this week.
He declared that the actual financial success of the opera depended largely on the co-operation of
the members not ln the cast.
Treasurer Bob Burroughs told of
the  arrangements  for  ticket sales
this year and asserted that a new
plan of seat arrangement had been
made.     Tickets  are   this   year  60c,
75c and $1.00.
"President    Frank    Patch,    dis-
eueslng   the   rumor   of   a   aprlng
tour, declared the trip would only
be possible If the Vancouver pre-
esntatlons are a  sucoess.
Film Society Plan
Reserve Loan Shelf
For Film Appreciation
At the request of the U.B.C.
Film Society, one ef ths "Reserve
Lean" ahslves In the Library has
been est aside for periodicals
and books ef Interest te members
of the  Society.
The three latest copies ef
"Sight and Sound" and aeveral
British Film Institute bulletins
arm available at the present time,
and further material will be
plaeed en this shelf frem time to
Film Sooiety members may
have tha uae ef the material provided en the same oondltlons as
a regular reserve lean, en presentation ef thslr membership
cards at the loan deak.
The executive ef the Film Sooiety hopes by this arrangement
to guide membere towards better
films and a mere astute appreciation ef motion pleture art.
Ridington Returns
From Extensive Tour
John Ridington, U.B.C. librarian, is returning to the campus
Saturday from an extensive lecture tour into the interior of
British Columbia.
Sponsored by the Department
of University Extension, Mr. Ridington left Monday to address
audiences at Field, Golden, Revelstoke  and   Kamloops.
His subject matter Includes addresses on the appreciation of
painting and the importance of
books. In particular he ls speaking on the role the Library plays
in the education and life of students.
Brynelsen Asks For
More Council Duties
As Position Ridiculed
"We'll think up something for
yeu te do," Dave Carey promised
Junior member John Brynelsen at
eounell meeting Monday evening.
The Junior member waa objecting te ths fact that hla office en
Btudente' Oeunell haa been referred te ae a "elneoure"—with
few ■ aaelgned duties. Recent
Ubyeeey references te this fact
moved John to bring ths mattar
before hla colleagues.
Meanwhile Brynelsen is hoping
to have the handling ef future
Open Heuee affairs given te the
Junior msmbsr. At present he le
In charge ef Homecoming, rooms
end dates, and frosh eleetlone.
Vocational Guidance
Lectures Discontinued
Malcolm Brown informed council Monday evening that there will
be no Vocational Guidance lectures
on the campus this year, confirming a story printed in the Ubyssey
last October.
Next year the L.S.E. will sponsor
a lecture series on its own—taking
over the Job formerly done by a
committee of the Alumni Association.
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You've heard about the important Semi-Annual event on It Al-SONS
MIZZANINI FLOOR. The sale is continuing today, so that you can still
get a pair of the special style samples which are selling at the special prices
of $4.85 and $5:85.
It's a real chance to pick up a pair of smartly styled shoes whether you
want them for evening, street, sport or dress, for a very small price.
Rae-Sons sales are always bargains, so hurry while there is still some
of these specials  in stock.
•*        *        *
I        Junior Prom Queen is getting  to be quite a woman's affair.   A grand
total of ten men voted for the three charming candidates.
* *        *
The boat trip will be cold and Victoria is windy, so don't forget to wear
a sweater on Saturday. But you can't wear just anything holidaying, so
why not see DEL MAINE'S selection of smart knitted goods this afternoon.
Del Raine is just west of Granville on Robson St.
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Be sure there are no hitches when you send flowers to the little lady
who has honored you with a bid to her formal. Order her flowers from Brown
Bros, and ensure perfect service.
* *k      *
We hear that a large piece of the shirt which was torn off the president
of Salisbury Lodge at Hi-Jinx is now serving as a duster in the A.O. rooms.
♦*        *        *
Everyone is looking their best for Saturday's big jaunt. Just imagine
you have to look smooth and finished from eight o'clock Saturday morning
through thirteen hours till the boat leaves at nine Saturday night, and then
you have to look especially beautiful, when you haven't been near your own
dressing table all day, for almost five more hours.
But don't be discouraged, just dash down to RUSSIAN DUCHESS RIAUTY
SALON this afternoon and have a complete do over. They'll arrange your
hair to thrill you and to last through hard wear.
And that's not all, a facial and make-up by a Russian Duchess expert
will put your complexion into such beautiful condition that a dab of powder
and lipstick occasionally during the day will keep your make-up in more
than satisfactory condition.
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They're just new, the first in town!   WILSON'S GLOVE AND HOSIERY
. SHOP, 575 Granville St., has the new 1938 stockings. The lady's fancy has
turned to lighter shades with a predominance of rusty shades. There's only
one really dark gunmetal and all the rest are warm gold and light tan.
•¥      «      -at
A Phi Kappa Sigma rugby player is still looking for a woman, any color
of complexion, who is able to finance the trip to Victoria.
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Two very interesting events are taking place at the DOLPHIN. First of
all, fhe new dining room for private dinner parties is being opened, with
floors finished for dancing. There will not be dancing facilities for ordinary
customers, but special parties may make arrangements.
Very shortly there will be a stock of Duncan Hines' guide to good eating
places along the highways of America, available at the Dolphin. The Dolphin
was chosen as the best place to dine in all of Vancouver, and will appear
in the new edition of this little book, which lists and describes interesting
places to have your meals when you are visiting in strange cities all over
The D.G. who has distinguished herself recently by collecting a harem
about her doesn't seem to be satisfied with three free men. She was seen
yesterday teaing with a prominent Players' Club member's boy-friend and cut
out a Theta at the Phi Delt party last night.
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The new stockings for 1938, according to the latest fashion reports are
along the lines of last fall except they are ever so much more vivid. At the
LINGERIE SHOP on South Granville the new shades are expected in a couple
of days.
The most outstanding in the selection is a repetition of the popular
red-clay in an even brighter shade. The most typical are warm coppery blends
such as "copper blush," "burnt sugar" and the most spectacular "tropical
Drop in at the Lingerie Shop and see the latest fashion in hosiery.
There is a mystery in connection with Council meetings. At 8.00 a horn
honks, at 8.15 it honks again, at 8.20 it honks twice and Dave Carey says:
"All  right,  Peggy,  you  can  go."
+       ■*->• Harlem Globe Trotters To Play Here Today At Noon
12.00 Noon, at the Gym
Harlem Globe Trotters
Harlem Globe Trotters
12.00 Noon, at the Gym
Friday, January 21, 1938
Ii* The
By Basil Robinson
This Victoria Invasion business
ls all right on, the surface, we suppose, but the thought ot what we'll
all be feeling like on Sunday at
about noon has definitely got us
worried. And with our experience
of going over on the night boat before a game, we are beginning to
think that little old sleepy Victoria
will be a suitable place to spend
the morning lt we can find a suitable hayrick to He down on.
And thle talk of alsap Immediately turns ua te the subject of
Soccer, for lately the etudent
support of the University soccermen haa bsen weree than It ever
was before, If that Is possible.
... In faot It almost burns us up
to hsar the way most psopls regard socoer, especially whsn the
ones who do most of the crabbing, know Isaat about It. . . .
However you may regard it, the
soocermen are kseplng ths wires
humming to Nanaimo and have
hopes for a home-and-homs aeries
with the Coal City boys, who Incidentally would be no set-up. . . •
Dan Quayle, MO pound centre
forward would possibly be persuaded te make the trip ... although It waa only laat week that
he left the beye reeling from a
near-knockout punch, by telling
them that he had played hla laat
• •      •
The Ice Hockeymen, or the wiel-
ders of the flashing blades as a
certain fellow reporter would call
them, are getting more publicity,
more games and more Jaunts, and
more coaches than they have ever
had before. . . . All that now remains for the enthusiastic icemen,
is for them to win a few games,
which little formality will certain-"
ly assure them more student support. . . . And then everything will
be ducky. . . That 3-3 tie with the(
Junior All-Stars hardly looked impressive, but of course—they have
e       •       •
And, by the way, have the masses that assemble In the common
roome te eat their lunehee at
noon every day, any alibi for not
drifting over to the gym end adding their much deeervsd support
to the Van Vllet Mural program
by getting out and voicing thslr
apprselation ef the tremendous
efforts  of their fellow-olassmen?
• •
To our formidable track brigade,
this much-publicized encroachment
on the sleepy confines of the Capital City is merely the preface to the
annual spring activity of the Cinder-haunters. With February 8 set
as the date for the traditional Arts
'30 Road Race, and the Arts '20 Relay coming oft just a short eight
days later, training starts with a
vengeance as soon as the Invasion
ls a thing of the past. ... As a
further incentive to a great Track
season, there is a whispered rumour
stalking the campus to the effect
that a Four-man Relay team may
leave these parts to do battle at a
big Intercollegiate meet in California . . . come May and the End
of Exams.
•      *      •
Not to be outdone by the other
campus sport execs., Archie Byers just recently sailed In here
juat bubbling over with the
news of a Swim Meet he haa recently arranged to be held In
Vancouver, between U.B.C. and
the University of Oregon. Arohle
says he's not exactly optimistic
across the line will know they've
had a battle. . . . And, though not
professing to know much about It,
we're Inclined to agree with him.
Varsity Favored to Take Important McKechnie
Cup Tilt; Hoopers Lose Matthison
We're all aet.
One of ths  biggest eport paradee ever to hit the  little capital
elty aete out at 8 belle tomorrow morning, heralded  by  cheerful
toots from old "Norah'a" whistle, aa  U.B.C. eends over two crack
rugger teams, men's and women's graas heeksy squsds, a swim tsam,
and the Canadian Championship baaketballera.
Rugby is the flrst to hit the high
spots, as the '38 edition of the Wonder team takes a crack at Victoria
Reps, red pants and all, in an important McKechnie Cup match.
Already one down to Vancouver, the Blue and Gold have to
repeat their win over the Crimsons, or the dear old silverware
leaves the Library; but the Reps
are  weak,  and   Varsity,   full  of
flght, la heads-up, overall favorite
to come out on top of the heap.
During the rugger sessions, the
two grass hockey aggregations will
show against picked Island squads.
Both the men's and women's teams
are strong, and play a good brand
of hockey,  so that the games will
be worth-while to those rabid hockey fans who can stand missing the
thrills of a McKechnie  Cup rugby
The splash events come later in
the afternoon, with seven men and
Ave women from the campus meet
ing all comers, more or less, from
across - the • Gulf - way. Archie
"Duck" Byers heads an all-star set
of water babies in this Crystal Gardens feature.
A final blast from the Varsity
guns heaves the basketeers into a
grand  struggle with the highly-
touted Dominoes, pets of Victoria
for years and years. The checker-
boarded  isolationists    have   been
going   to  town   on   their   opponents  with  boring  regularity   for
ao long that it's time they had a
little opposition.   Just   for   fun,
see?  and we've got the guys as
can do it.
The    McKechnie    team    includes
Johnny   Bird,   Strat  Leggatt,   Howie and Ted McPhee, Ernie Teagle,
Tod   Tremblay,   Dave   Carey   and
scrum-men    Robertson,    Vine,    Upward,   Campbell,   C.   McPhee,   Andrews, Stewart, and Robson. Nearly
every  man  a  byword  for  the  tops
ln rugby, a team to beat, and then
Basketball includes Pat Flynn,
who was allowed back for this
game, Ted Pallas, "Tony" Lucas,
"Joe" Pringle, "Hooker" Wright,
Bud Matheson, "By" Straight,
Frank Turner and "Blng" Millar.
Captain Rann Matthison can't make
the trip, and leaves a big gap in
the line, but the game will be hot
and furious.
Two and a half bucks  worth!
We won't sell for a million!
Volleyba 11 e r t
VarBlty Volleyballers bowed before the superior combination work
of a starry Y.M.C.A. outfit on Wednesday night at the campus gym to
the  tune  of  15-9,   16-3 and  16-0.
This Is the first eutslds competition thst ths velleymen have
had thia year and In spite of the
scores they put up a game battle.
Lack of practise was ihe telling
point against ths studente In a
game where practlas Is nseded
more than In any other indoor
Straight, Mason, Love, Elfstrom,
Kollsneck and Harold upheld the
honor of the blue and gold. The
very presence of these hardies
proves that the good old custom of
batting a ball back and forth over
a net Is more exercise than most
of the lads deriding it get ln a
month. Intra-mural games are
played every Wednesday and Friday In the gym, so why not turn
out to cheer the boys along.
Brown key case containing two
keys lost before Christmas between
Library and Arts Building. Finder
please return to Bob Kincade, Arts
Letter  Rack.
Sophomores are out again gunning for intramural honors. Last
term they copped both the volleyball and archery titles; and with a
strong basketball team they intend
to overwhelm all opposition this
Oood   news   for   the    badminton
fiends:  On Monday, Tuesdjiy, Wednesday  and  Thursday  at nine  the
shuttle-chasers   get  the  floor  with
both racquets and shuttle-cocks provided.    Here's your chance, girls.
Senior  B  hoopsttes and  coach
are  asksd  to   bs   In  the  gym   In
strip   today,   Friday,   at   3.4S,   to
got  their  team  picture  taken.
The U.B.C. hockey girls are making big preparations for their trip
to Victoria tomorrow. Arrangements have been made to play at
Norfolk House School Grounds, Immediately after arrival at Victoria,
so that both the home team and
visitors can take in the McKechnie
Cup game.
The luckless Senior A basketeers never get any breaks at all,
at all.   Aa If thsy weren't having
enough   trouble   already,   two   of
the   players   have   been   declared
Ineligible after a  losing  (aa usual)   game   with   exams;   anothar
one fUnds.that studlss will take
all  her attention  from   now  on.
While   all   the   basketballers   are
going around singing the blues, the
hockeyists   are   rejoicing   —   their
their    Ineligible    member    ls    now
back ln the fold so their full team
will   Invade   Victoria.     "Following
the birds" will be:   Marjorie Lean,
Hortense  Warne,  Betty  Cole,   Pauline   Scott,   Betty   Muir,   Elizabeth
Mclnnes, Frances Mair, Gerry Armstrong, Ellen Boving, Sheila Wilson
and Ellzebeth Norle, manager.
but    that    the    Splashers    from
•       •       •
Fancy those U.B.C. Co-ed Grass
Hockeyists actually being so cruel
as to overwhelm the Varsitv girls
9-0 .. . Tut! There's Co-ed-ly love
for you. . . . Men's Senior B Hoop
Manager trickled ln here with a
couple of grunts and a howl this
morning. ... It seems his proteges'
efforts in taking the second-place
Cancos Into camp about a week ago
were summarily Ignored by this estimable sport page. . . . We stand
corrected. . . . We were also requested to note that Chllllwaek
played hosts to the apples of his
eye not long ago, and were promptly shown where to got off to the
tune of 44-12 by the zealous students. . . . Jim "Bugs" Bardsley,
who looks after the fortunes, or par-
haps we should say the misfortunes
of the Chllllwaek squad, is reported
Rear:  Sie West Hastings St. Seymour 0188
aft-r • p.m., also aunoavb and ho-ioavsl  s-v.  91 84 k
Head opficei  Marine Buildinq
trucks.   motorcycles  ano bmke messengers
available at all times
"Mama!     Those men are here again!"
YowBah and Yeaman! — those darktown dandles — those casaba
heaving Cab Calloways, the Harlem Globe Trotters, are here again, ln
full regalia to stand the local hoop fans on their ears with their remarkable ball handling, uncanny plays and good old slapstick comedy that
makea Laurel and Hardy look like amateurs.
The msster showman of the
caging art, who played before
packed galleries hsre laat year,
will fsature Ted Strong, whose
enormous dukes make a bssket-
ball look like an aspirin tablst;
veteran Inman Jackson, whose
antlee at centre never fail to lay
'em In the aisles, and Harry Rus-
san, reputedly the smallest man
In professional baaketball, who
wlnda up nearly every play with
an uncanny shot that Isaves the
opposition wondering what happened.
Added to these stars will be the
usual troupe of colored razzle-dazzle artists who are guaranteed to draw
a laugh out of the sourest puss.
The Harlemltea will be here at noon to put on their first show
In the city, before taokling Staoy and Ryerson In the V.A.C. gym
tonight snd tomorrow night.
So If you've been crossed ln love, lost your shirt on the stock market
or just want to see some hilarious comedy plus tlrst class hooping, ankle
over to the gym at noon today and treat you-self to the best laugh
you've had in many a moon.
The admission will be ten cents to Student pass holders and the
usual quarter to the general public;   the time, 12.16 today.
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Nurses will gather tonight at the
Georgian Club, on the occasion of
their annual Formal Ball. This
dance is closed to the general student body, but members of the Nurses' Undergraduate Society may
obtain tickets from Donna Leltch,
social convenor.
to be leading a little invasion all
of his own in the near future to
try and beard our Senior B hoop-
sters in thetr own den. . . . And so,
an revoir, and have a good night
Sunday   afternoon.
Thero is none Better then the "Sesttt"
Weautu -Sr
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Grand   CoMtol»tt   Dane*   Eviry   Friday   Night
Till  1   o'cloc«.
Balloom,  Novtltjt*.  Noliamaktri,  ate.
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Charlie Hitchins' Boys to Make Second Successive Trip; Roundballers Hope For Nanaimo
U.B.C. soccermen, having shelved
the idea of adding more reinforcements to the Invasion, in favor of
a possible Nanaimo trip in the near
future, continue with their league
schedule on Saturday.
Fraser Cafe will play host to the
campusmen at Sapperton Park, and
a rough, bruising battle is predicted. Last time the teams met the
Royal City boys were close victors, but not before they made a
stirring rally to come from behind
and  overtake  the  students.
The prospect of another trip
out of town has got the roundballers optimistic, as last weeks
Jaunt to Abbotsford produood a
brilliant Blue and Qold win. This
week, however, It might be pointed out that the short Westminster trip will hardly bs as stimulating as the Abbotsford run,
and also that Fraser Csfe are
somewhat higher In the league
standings. Such trivial mattsrs
have little effect on the soocermen, however, and they Insist
that they will return with a victory.
The Junior team, news of which
has not graced this page for some
time, will resume where they left
off before Christmas, opposing B.
C. Box at McBride Park at 2.16 p.m.
Arts '40, Arts '41 Win    •
In 'Mural Volleyball
Intramural volleyball, now in Us
second week, ls going full blast.
The boys are really getting Into
the swing of things and, with outside tilts being lined up, the leather pushers are expecting a big season.
ARTS '40, '38 WIN
Wednesday     neon,     a     flashy
group of Arts '40 men took Education  Into oamp In two straight
games, 16-4 and 16-9.    In the see
ond match, Arts '41  easily downed Arts '38.
Tomorrow's  tilts have  been cancelled,   it   ls   announced,   to   make
room   for   the   Harlem   Globe   Trotters' match with the Varsity hoopers.
Will the party who removed "Kinetic Theory of Gases" (Loeb)
from stack 104 in the Library
please return same to Joseph Kad-
zielawa at stack  104  or Sc. 201.
A 100-watt lamp oottt only 1 oont
lor 5 hours burning and givoa
double the light of a 60-watt lamp.
Send for  the girl with  the Sight-Saving
Kit.  Phone B.C.  Electric,  Seymour 5151.
l a. p»- rt


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