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The Ubyssey Feb 5, 1932

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Issued Twice Weekly by the Students' Publications Board of The University of British Columbia
Students Picked
To Discuss Cut
With Governors
At the meeting of Council on Monday night, delegates were chosen to
represent the student body at a conference with the Board of Governors
on Friday. It is expected that much
information hitherto withheld will
be made available at tiie meeting for
the benefit of tha student publicity
On their part the student representatives will explain tha grounds
on which this action was started,
will outline the steps already taken,
and discuss further plana to secure
public support.
The Publicity Committee haa already had a conference with President Klinck, and Friday's meeting
ia tho outcome. With the co-operation and support of the Governors
aa its object.
Ken Martin, Campaign Chairman,
will be spokesman for the students.
Earl Vance, Don McDiarmid, Win
Shilvock, and Ken Campbell complete the delegation. The Ubyssey
will be represented by St. John
The Publicity Committee attended]
this meeting of Council for the purpose of discussing the campaign,
and the suggestion that student
speakers be sent up country was
considered. It was decided that
should conditions prove favourable,
this would be an excellent move,
provided that sufficient publicity attended tha venture to ensure the
speakers a good hearing.
Totem Big Chieftain
Hark Warnings
i    At Dilatory
The editors of the Totem are waxing wrathy and the engravers have
not peace. Recalcitrant seniors and
executives In a passion of modesty
or a languor of laziness have not
turned in the necessary proofs to
the Annual's chosen studio. Dire
will be the consequences if there Is
not an immediate exodus ln the direction of Artona galleries before
the proofs fade into nothingness
whence they came.
"Personal write-ups are overdue,"
says Rosemary Winslow, "and those
who have not yet handed them in
are urged to do so without further
delay. Class, club, and athletic
'write-ups should be in the Totem
office by Monday, February 8, at
the very latest. Snapshots for scrap-
pages are wanted. If desired, they
will be returned after the cuts are
Forty-Savon Volumes of Tripitaka,
Memorial Gift to University From
King   of   Slam,   Presented   by
A presentation, unique In tho his
tory of tho University took place
Wednesday afternoon In thi office of
tho librarian when forty-seven vol
umes of the Tripitaka, sacred Bud
dhiat scriptures and three volumes
of commentary thereon, were donated to thia institution.
The volmes of the Tripitaka were
a present from the present King of
Slam, in memory of his deceased
brother, the late King Rama < VI,
while the commentary wu a gift
from the ex-Minister of Justice. The
whole fifty volumes are written in
the Pani dialect of the Sanskrit
In his presentation speech Capt. W.
J. Watson-Armstrong, Consul-general for Siam In Canada, gave a short
resume of the history of the country
and touched on the Natural resources of the country. In this connection he said that the northern
part produces mainly teak wood, the
forests of which are carefully preserved and reforested scientifically.
The central section of the country is
for all intents and purposes one tremendous rice field, producing considerable quantity of that grain.
The southern plateau is one of the
most Important tin producing districts of the world, and one of the
(Please turn to Page Three)
Presents Royal Gift
No. 28
Announcement is made by St.
Johns' College, Cambridge, of the
offering for competition of two
Strathcona Entrance Exhibition
Oraduates of any University other
than Cambridge are eligible as candidates. Election of a candidate is
subject to his being accepted by the
University as a Research Student
proceeding to the Ph. D. degree and
to his commencing residence at the
College in October, 1932. The annual value of these scholarships is
The Exhibitions are tenable for
two years (and in special cases may
be renewed for a third year), subject to the College being satisfied
with the student's progress. An Exhibition is vacated if the holder is
subsequently elected to a Studentship at the College.
Candidates must make application
to the Senior Tutor, St. John's College, Cambridge, England, not later
than the 1st of July, 1932. The application should include: 1. a certified copy of the register of birth;
2. a certificate of good character; 3.
a record of previous education and
academical qualifications; 4. a statement of the research contemplated
together with full evidence of ability
to undertake such research; and I.
particulars of any financial assistance  received  from  public   sources.
Mr. Watson Armstrong is the Consul
for Siam in this city. He presented
the University yesterday in the
King's name a Siamese Bible in
forty-seven volumes.
i sh
Shoe Mystery
1   Would Baffle
<■ —II — IK
How to get from Stanley Park to
Sasamat in stockings was the problem
which confronted one student who
had been skating at the Lagoon, Tuesday .night.
When Interviewed, the unfortunate
one stated that he had concealed his
shoes in a sequestered spot by the side
of the ice-sheet. "I kept returning
to see if the shoes, and the overcoat
with which I had covered them, were
intact," he declared.
"Unhappily," he continued, "I did
not repeat the dose often enough, for
when I returned to find the shoes,
they were gone." At this point he
became incoherent with grief, and it
was only with the greatest tact that
the reporter could elicit the following
It appeared that the Unfortunate
Student, having searched the entire
area round the Lagoon, was forced to
return home in a pair of borrowed
It is understood that, on his return,
his language was of such a nature as
to force those in the same house as
himself to keep him quiet by brute
Epidemic Hits City
Warning Issued
Three deaths from smallpox have
occured within the city during the
past few days and It Is feared,
therefore, that an outbreak might
occur which would take its toll
at U. B. C. The University
Health Service wishes to bring to
the attention of students the seriousness of the situation and has Issued the following statement emphasizing the necessity of vaccination.
On account of threats of a Smallpox outbreak, University students
not successfully vaccinated within
seven years are urged to be vaccinated at once by their own attending
The University Health Service is
prepared to do vaccinations for
those students who have no attending physician. ., ., ¥
Those who have never been vac.
cinated (about 250 on the Campus)
should be vaccinated at once.
Those who have been successfully
vaccinated within seven years need
not concern themselves further.
Those who have been successfully
vaccinated at some time but not
within seven years should have the
vaccination repeated. If such students are still protected from the
earlier vaccination, the present one
will not take. But if the earlier vaccination haa lost its effect, the present one will take and give the protection needed.
Any students not successfully vaccinated within seven years who are
taken ill with headache, fever, sore
throat, intestinal upset, etc., combined with back ache, should call
a physician at once—if on the Campus .apply at once to the University
Health Service, Room 306, Auditorium Building  (upstairs).
1/ takon ill off the Campus phone
Pt. Orey 1191 and ask for Mrs,
The eruption of Smallpox does not
appear until the third or fourth day
of illness. Do not wait for the eruption to appear before reporting
the illness. The patient is infectious
from the first moment of illness and
requires  medical  attention  at  once.
It a student knows of exposure of
himself or herself or of another
student to Smallpox, please report at
once as above to the University
Health Service.
Caution Money Signatures
Arts '34 203
Arts *35  169
Arts '33  141
Arts *32 100
App. Sc. and Nursing 99
Agric.  18
Comm. *32  15
Educ 11
Comm. '33    7
Out Class   5
Total  762
Univcriity To Hear
Three Addresses
By Expert
Three addresses will be delivered
at the University by Dr. J.A. Pearce
F.R.S. of the Dominion Astrophsy-
cal Observatory at Victoria, during
his visit in this city next week.
The Vancouver Institute will be
addressed on "Ancient and Modern
Conceptions of the Universe." in Applied Science 100 at 8:15 p.m., Mop-
day, February 8. Dr. Pearce will
emphasise modern researches on
spirals leading up to conceptions of
the Einstein Universe.
The Vancouver Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society will be addressed on Tuesday night, February
9, in Science 200 on "Our Wonderful
Universe." The lecture will be in
the form, of a travelogue, giving such
information of the stars as their
temperature also, density, evaluation, distance, and motion, of the
clusters, the dark matter in space,
nebulae, and the Milky Way. All
those interested in the stars are invited to be present.
Dr. Pearce will speak on Wednesday to the Physics Club at 3:10 p.m.
In Science 200 on "Diffuse Matter
in Interstellar Space."
Dr. Pearce and Dr. Plaskett have
just completed an investigation in
this subject and the paper is not yet
published, giving members of the
Physics Club and all others Interested, a first hearing of tho
work before it is known to the scientific world.
All lectures will be illustrated by
lantern slides.
Dr. Pearce is not unknown to the
students of the University, having
lectured here two years ago. He is
also a valuable contributor to the
University stamp collection.
"Tho Greatness of tho Small In Life"
Stfeased   by  Professor  Hutchison,
Speaking Under Auspices of Natural History Society
"An increased knowledge and appreciation of tho small in life hu
made possible most of tho biological
advances of tho 20th century," said
Prof. A. H. Hutchison, Monday evening, addressing the Vancouver Institute on "The Greatness of the Small
in Life." Professor Hutchison wu
speaking under auspices of the Vancouver Natural History Society.
The Professor went on to say that
many of the recent discoveries of physicians have been duo to a proper
appreciation of "the small." Insulin,
antitoxins, and vltamlnes are only a
few examples of the results obtained
from microscopic investigation, he declared.
"We cannot, perhaps, realize tho importance of the small in life unless we
understand that the three-thousandth
part of an ounce of insulin will determine a man's life or death, and that
a chromosome one ten thousandth of
an inch long may determine tho sex
of a human being," said Professor
Illustrating his remarks by lantern
slides, the speaker demonstrated that
trees are the largest of all living
things. Whales are the largest animals, exceeding in weight by ten
times any prehistoric monster. "The
limitations of the large are obvious)"
continued the Professor, "and we
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Joins Committee
When the Board ot Governors offered to meet delegations from interested organizations regarding the
proposed cut in the University grant
they may not have realized what
their action meant. An unconfirmed
statement intimates that two hundred women, delegates from various
women's organizations throughout
the province, will be waiting to ask
the Governors questions.
The Publicity Committee,' together
with some members of Council, and
a representative of the Publications
Board will also meet the authorities
when they open the doors of the
Board Room in the Administration
Building tonight.
Service clubs of the city, including Kiwanis and Rotary and representatives of the Alumni also intend   to   wait  upon   the   Governors.
Do You Know?
That last year's cut of $145,000 necessitated that (a) no
new supplies be bought, (b) classes had to be combined, resulting in less efficiency of study, and (c) student fees be raised,
thus keeping many from attending?
That on a statistical basis, taking the average family of five
persons, there are 102,000 families in B. C, and last year's
registration shows that one person from every 37 families in the
province attended the University?
Dorothy Myers, President of W.U.S.
and vice-president of Students',
Council, has accepted a position on
the Publicity Committee. She is the
second member of Council to join
the ranks, the president of the A.M.S.
being ex-officio a member of all
campus committees.
At Laat
A Chance
To Disbelieve
Mr. Ripley, the contradictory "Believe it or Not" man has contradicted once too often. So reveals
Mr. H. Thompson, a student in the
University of British Columbia.
In the Saturday Evening Post
dated Saturday, February 6, the infallible (?) cartoonist contended that
contrary to general belief, the giant
Goliath of biblical fame was killed
not by David, but by Elhanan, another giant. He backs up this revolutionary declaration with two references.
However, he evidently did not
reckon with the critical intellects
of our university students, or he
would have known better than to
make such a contention. For Mr.
Thompson lays bare the fraud of
this perplexing allegation. He shows
that not Goliath, but Goliath's brother was slain by Elhanan and clinches
his argument with two references.
The first of these is from Chronicles 20, 5th verse: "—and Elhanan,
the son of Jair slew Lahmi, the
brother of Goliath the Gittite—"
The second Is from Samuel 21, 19th
verse, where Elhanan, the son of
Jaare-oregim (also spelt Jair), a
Bethlehemite, slew the brother of
Goliath the Gittite.
There now Mr. Ripley. Who says
university students are not a benefit to the community?
Publicity Rooms
Hive of Industry
In Big Campaign
Letters Received From Members of
Legislature With Respect to Student
Publicity Plana
Feverish activity is still the general characteristic of the Student
Publicity Committee rooms, as the
ambitious machinery set in motion a
week ago gathers momentum and
swings into action.
The first letter has gone on its
mission of good-will to the University and already some replies have
been received. A member of tho
Legislative Assembly, has - criticized
the student effort. The Minister of
Education says: "I have been quite
interested to receive the information
which you have sent."
Xen Campbell, convener of the finance sub-committee, states that
plana for the benefit basketball game
and the noon hour dance have been
dropped. It was feared that those
unfavorable to the scheme would
pick upon it as evidence of tho
much touted Rah-rah-ism which is
so much deplored throughout the
province. Arrangements are being
made for speakers to address other
societies and clubs ln the very near
Contributions from the faculty have
been received to the extent of twelve
dollars so far. More is expected from
this source however, aa letters asking for contributions to the finances
of the Bureau have boon circulated
among the professors.
Up to tho time of going to press,
762 caution money waivers have
been signed, not over a thousand a*
wu stanetfifra jSrtvlous roport. "We
have got to get a minimum of one
thousand, end we shall probably
need more," states the shekel mentor. Stamps and stationery have to
»'e bought, and members of the committee have to be re-lmbursed for
their expenditures on committee
Work on the first circular to be
distributed goes on apace and it is
hoped to have this in the mail some
time before next week. The committee together with some members
of Council will form a delegation
which will wait on the Board of
Governors to ask questions concerning what has been done, and what
may be done.
Various organizations are being
addressed during the next few days.
J. M. Pretty, Commerce '32 is giving
a fifteen minute talk over CNRV
tonight from 7:30 to 7:45. Win Shilvock will have his hands full addressing the Gyro Club Monday
noon, the High School Teachers of
the Lower Mainland Friday night,
February 12, and the King Edward
Parent-Teachers Association Wednesday evening.
Musical Thespians
Choose Chorus
1st Opera
Final tryouts for jthe women's
chorus of "H.M.S. Pinafore" took
place Monday night. A chorus of
sixteen voices was chosen.
Those not in the chorus itself will
be required to assist in the production in other ways, such as ushering.
Those willing to work in this capacity should get in touch with the
House Manager, C. Webber, as soon
as possible.
The womens' chorus consists of
the following members: Sopranos-
Misses G. Clark, Skltch, Hunt, McDougal, Harper, Elliot, Alston, Roberts. Contraltos—Misses Moore, Mc-
Clure, Foellmer, MacDermot, Brent,
Graham, Steele, Fraser. Substitutes:
Sopranos—Misses M. Clark, McCleery,
Plommer, Contraltos — Misses Pat
Johnson, K. Johnston, Cooke, Armstrong.
Contributions are still requested for the Literary Supplement, which will not be published for about two weeks.
Have You Signed over Your Caution Money Yet? Help the Campaign. Page Two
®ty Igbpfftg
(Member P.I.P.A.) Phone: PT. OREY 128
Issued every Tuesday and Friday by the Student
Publication Board of the University of British Columbia,
West Point Grey
Mail Subscription rate: 13 per year
Advertising rates on, application.
Senior Editor for Fridays Frances Lucas
Senior Editor for Tuesday: Mairi Dingwall
Literary Editor: Mollie Jordan.
Sport Editor: Gordon Root.      Feature Editor: Tom How
News Manager: St. John Madeley
Associate Editors! Mollle Jordan, Norman Hacking,
Day Washington.
Exchange Editor: J. Stanton
Assistant Editors: R. Harcourt, Margaret'Little, A. Thompson, S. Keate, Guy Palmer, J. Stanton.
Office Assistant: Celia Lucas
Cartoonist: W. Tavender Columnist: R. Grantham
Pat Kerr, A. White, W. Cameron, Kay Crosby, Betty
Gourre, D. Perkins, Virginia Cummlngs, Kay Greenwood, J. Miller, Agnes Davies.
Business Manager: Reg. Price
Advertising: N. Nemetz Circulation: M. Miller
Business Assistants: S. Llpson, E. Benson, B. Gillies,
H. Barclay, A. Wood.
It could not be expected that a publicity
drive as vigorous as the one which the Student
Publicity Committee is conducting would not
meet with a certain amount of adverse criticism. It is interesting to note the points
which such criticism endeavours to establish.
Briefly two aspects of the student argument
are attacked. First: What does the Publicity
Committee want? Second: The University is
more akin to a luxury than to a necessity and
should therefore be among the first things to
suffer at a time when the general standard
of living must be lowered.
A terse communication from the Minister
of Education demonstrates the criticism of in-
definiteness. In part the Minister says, "I was
interested to receive the information which
you aent." J. Loutet, M.L.A., writes, "If you
are referring to the reduction of the University
Grant, why not deal with that direct?"
The line of action adopted by the Student
Committee has possibly failed to make any definite depand fjt pftwni. Tj»e Committee be-
lieves that all action should be prefaced by an
intensive educational effort. Unless the public considers that tha University is worth supporting it ia not going tq support it.
The publicity campaign, as was clearly stated,
did not finish with the mailing of the first
letter. The students will not be backward in
asking for active assistance when or if they
have occasion to need it.
From the downtown press comes the following comment: "As the Star has insisted
more than once university expenditure
must be considered in relation to other expenditure." This is precisely the point that the
students wish to make. It seems to them that
the University is about to take a cut which is
unparalleled in any other department administered from Victoria. Moreover, the students
have attempted to show that any serious curtailment of the functions of the institution
would be permanent rather than temporary.
Is this true of all enterprise financed by public
funds? If not, why should an economic debacle, which is generally conceded to be only
temporary, be allowed to wreck those things
which cannot be repaired?
A further criticism from the member for
North Vancouver suggests that the students
are attempting to make a political footbaU out
of the University. Where Mr. Loutet obtains
this idea it is difficult to imagine. Certainly
the Student Committee had no idea of allowing politics to enter into the sincere effort
which they are putting forward to convince
the people of British Columbia that the projected slash in the University grant would be
poor business.
A great deal of discussion is current at the
present time concerning the eligibility rules
and their application to certain members of the
Basketball team. A strong case has been presented to show that the affected players are
not getting a square deal. The latest development reports that a petition is being circulated
asking for the reinstatement of these men as
It certainly seems hard that because a man
happens to make a few unfortunate marks in
his Christmas exams he is prevented from participating in a sport at which he excels. It is
open to doubt whether the standards
upon which "eligibility" is based are truly representative. It is further, a serious imposition
on the more academically inclined members of
the team who are now forced to meet all opposition without the assistance of their former
colleagues. These points, however, present
only one side of the question.
Two years ago when the eligibility rules
were first drawn up, all aspects of the case
both pro and con received consideration and it
was finally decided that regulations of some
;sort were absolutely essential. It was quite
wralural that some mistake might be made in
A well-wishing but not optimistic lawyer
has replied to the Publicity Bureau's first circular letter. A graduate of Toronto, he sympathizes with our efforts, but
Information asks why the University should
Needed not suffer in the general econo
mies as well as the other departments and public institutions. To this it may
be replied that the University has already suffered severely and that the proposed reduction
in the government grant this year would be
disproportionate. The University grant should
certainly not suffer more than other grants-
many of us believe, in fact, that it should feel
the economy axe more lightly. Surely it is not
a civilized attitude to hold that in times of difficulty educational economies should be as
great as other economies. To hold that they
should be greater is simply barbarous.
Our legal friend reveals that, like many
others, he has heard mostly about the less
serious side of our University life. He further
believes that the taxpayer has to pay for student dances, plays, etc., which, of course, Is not
so at all. Students pay for these things themselves.
This letter shows what a great need there
is in the province for information of the kind
that the Publicity Bureau is disseminating.
»   e   *
We sometimes hear the opinion that British
Columbia is ahead of time in the field of higher education. I believe this idea is quite mistaken. New Zealand, an Educa-
Not Ahead tion student from that country in-
Of Times forms me, supports a university
which has colleges in four cities,
and supports it more generously than British
Columbia does U.B.C. The number of students, too, is much greater in proportion than
it is in B. C. The University brooks no interference, and is quite able and ready to fight
any government that attempts that.
Alberta and Saskatchewan founded their
universities long before U.B.C. was opened,
and have been generous to them. U.B.C, however, has developed steadily, and in a few years
become an institution very favorably known
throughout the continent, thanks to a distinguished fwulty, $e quf&y gjnd VMM of
courses, and the good work done by students.
The prestige of U.B.C. as one of the best universities on the continent reflects on the whole
province, to say nothing of its more tangible
value to the people.
* *   *
"An Important Meeting" was the title of
an editorial about to-night's conference between students and the Board of Governors. I
don't suppose any of our readers
Choosing realize how much consideration goes
A Title into the choosing of an editorial
title. Therefore an illustration would
be illuminating. I was at the printer's when
the title mentioned was chosen by the editor,
after other members of the staff had made such
suggestions as the following: "Information,
Please," "Great Expectations," "Going or
Coming?" "Magna Res," "Une Conference Im-
portante," "Getting Together," "Skookum
Pow-wow," "Where Do We Get Off?" "What's
the Score?" That will give you an idea of
the thought and attention given to the production of this newspaper, whose appearance twice
a week you accept as a matter of course.
It gives you no idea, however, of the larger
problems that arise, and the great nervous
strain involved. For example, the Muck editor's Campaign Number was to fill a whole
page, but late in the evening of press night,
a third of it had to be taken out of the form to
make room for front page continuations. It
was pitiful, I can tell you, to see the distraught
disciples of Shrdlu fighting for every inch and
mournfully directing the removal of their
brain-children, at the insistence of the ruthless
* *   *
The remarks re columnists in "News and
Views" was thrust at me gleefully by the Assistant Muck Editor and others. I am so discouraged that I can't write anything more today.
the standard of eligibility set, only experience
could show what grades it should be necessary
to maintain. Recently, when it became apparent that many players were going to be affected, the required minimum on the Christmas exams was lowered from 55 per cent, to
50 per cent. To take the attitude that the students affected by the eligibility rules should be
exempted is creating a ridiculous situation.
After thorough consideration and two years'
trial a regulation is determined and yet the moment that it comes into application an effort
is made to sidestep it.
It is possible that the eligibility rules are
still not ideal but any petition which is circulated should surely ask for a change in the ruling and not for exemption for those affected
by the existing restriction.
News & Views
Of Ott>r U'i
Friday, February 5,1932
"Columnists, to my way of thinking, are pitifully harmless creatures,
least important of all the varied impedimenta collected by a collegiate
newspaper, their duty is merely to
fill space. They never have anything new to say; therefore, the least
that they can do is to say it in an
original manner.
—Washington State Evergreen
*   •   *
Sixty per cent, of students sleep
through at least three hours of
classes each week, according to a
survey in an eastern university.
—Oregon State Barometer
Western universities, we believe,
can easily beat this.
Two innocent young co-eds, seeking
a sequestered place to eat their lunch,
hit upon the men's commonroom as
most suitable for their purpose. When
they had finished their meal undisturbed, they found themselves locked
in, and only after a hectic half hour
they succeeded ln opening one of the
very small windows and dropping to
the ground unharmed.
Although an unusually high estimate of expenses has been made by
the Students' Union in the University
of New Brunswick, it is thought that
very few amendments wit) bt made.
Indeed, the Union is thinking of approaching the University Senate in
hope that a grant may be arranged.
Just imagine Council here asking
the Senate for a grant!
(Continued from Pago One)
prime movers in the combination of
tin producers all over tho world to
curtail output till the market for this
most important of metals Had stead-
led. Rubber, cocoanuta, and various
other tropical and sub-tropical produce make up the complement of
Slam's International trade commodities.
Tha population of the country is
about the same as that of Canada,
that is to aay in tha neighborhood
of twelve million.
"It ia a Siamese custom to give
books in memory.of people who die
to members of the family and to
close friends of the deceased," state-
ed Captain Armstrong. In this case
the custom has been extended to
include the whole world in its scope
and ten presentations are being
made in Canada, three of which will
be in British Columbia. Similar gifts
are beng made all over the world.
The miniature library was then
formally presented to the Chancellor, Dr. R. E. McKechnie, who made
suitable reply. "When the Librarian
has read these books, I will take
them home and read and consider
them," he concluded.
The books were then turned over
to the Librarian for safe keeping. It
is intended to bind the volumes suitably, and this will be done as soon
as possible.
President Klinck made a few remarks expressing the appreciation of
the University, and stressing the fact
that this presentation was the first
of its kind. He hoped that it would
be the precursor of many similar
Before adjournment the Librarian
suggested that a suitable formal reply be made to His Majesty the
King of Slam, and the Ex-Minister
of Justice.
(Continued from Page One)
must not consider enormous creatures
'great' in the biological sense. True
greatness is, rather, dependent upon
the part played in the inter-relationships of a life cycle."
Judged on the basis of survival,
huge animals have become almost
wholly extinct, but the more 'adaptable kinds of animals, which are usually smaller, have survived, and show
no signs of becoming extinct, said
the speaker.
Professor Hutchison pointed out that
higher forms of life were almost totally dependent on the lower forms,
and showed graphically the dependence of man' upon such minute organisms as chromosomes and hormones, whose presence can barely be
detected by the most powerful microscope.
In conclusion, the speaker again
stressed the importance of greatness
over mere size, "In life there are the
great and small, the giant tree and
the single cell. Greatness does not
depend on size or even mental development, but all is great which harmonizes," he concluded.
Meeting of out-of-town students, Arts 100, 12:15 to-day. All
out-of-town students are urged
to attend.
' of course
Editor Ubyssey, Dear Sir:
In a recent issue you extended a
welcome to those attending the
Short Courses ln Agriculture. May
1, as one who has been present at
the courto in Hoitlculture express
the deep appreciation of the class
for all the assistance given us and
for the efforts that have been made
by short talks from some leading
lights to help us realise the' unity
and the functioning of tho University.
In our own particular line Professor Barss has been our guide, philosopher and friend, his Interest and
instruction have been highly valued.
The comprehensive syllabus and the
extremely practical treatment oi the
various subjects has boon beyond
praise. Tho results must benefit the,
individual and, in the aggregate, the,
ioVtecVto' suoh a» eflenfei to
more than offset this proposed cut
of which we have heard so much.
We take our leave from you enriched with pleasant memories and
with gratitude for much help.
Yours faithfully,
O. L. W.
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
Some comment has been heard by
the writer on the subject of the letters recently sent out by the Publicity Committee to business and
professional men in the city.
The observation made most frequently seems to be, "All very well,
but what do they want us to do
about it?" They found the letter
earnest, spirited, but hardly informative.
The learned compilers of these letters should remember that they are
going into the offices of men who
are public-spirited, but busy. They
are willing enough to listen to a
sound proposition, but they want to
be sure of facts. They will agree
that the University is undoubtedly
a Good Thing (in the parlance of
"1066 and All That"), but they remember that times are hard. They
want to know what has been done
in the way of "taking in sail" in
these stormy days of depression, and
what else can be done, if necessary,
which will still keep the university
functioning adequately.
They have neither the time nor
the inclination to listen to the exposition of the cultural values to the
province of a university. They are
already aware of these things. "Just
what does the University want?" is
the question which is being asked
by commercial and professional Vancouver today. It is up to the University to answer.
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Page Three
Science men will this year hold
their4 annual ball in the Commodore
Ball Room. The date will be Friday
evening, February 12, and the time
will be nine o'clock. Music will be
supplied by the Commodore orchestra.
This affair is one of the three balls
held each year under the auspices
of the three faculties of the university. It will be featured by electrical displays and novelties, and according to members of the committee
in charge, will surpass all those
held in former years. A big demand
for tickets is expected.
Patrons for the evening will be
Chancellor and Mrs. R. E. McKechnie, President and Mrs. L. S. Klinck,
Dean and Mrs. R. W. Brock, and
Col. F. A. Wilkin.
The committee in charge of preparations Includes Jim Mitchell (pros-
dent), Ted Baynes (vice-president),
AT Pike (secretary), Vic Rogers,
Don Smith, Roy MacChonachle,
George Sinclair, Rill Mclnnes, and
Fred Bolton.
As usual the affair will be a program dance and will be formal. The
only notable change will be the shift
of scene, as last year the ball was
held In Lester Court
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A general banking business is transacted, and accounts of the Faculty and
Students of The University of British Columbia
are welcomed.
C. R. Myers, Manager
Culture of China
Subject of Speech
"The heroes of China are her
scholars, her men of intellect," declared Mr. Moore Whaun, to tiie interested group which assembled at
the home of Miss Margaret Muirhead at the first meeting of Pacific
Area for the term.
The chairman, announced the receipt of letters from Dr. T. 2. Koo,
and of literature from Mr. George
Hathame, of tiie World Christian
Federation in Geneva. Films of the
Conference held at Elgin House,
and of the Pacific Aria gathering
were shown, and thoroughly enjoyed
even by those who were not fortunate enough to attend the convention.
Mr. Whaun, in his address on
"China's Contribution to Civilization," considered the subject from
both the material and cultural aspects.. With a history aa old as that
of Egypt, China's gifts have varied
with tho ages, and great feats of engineering are to be placed side by
side with contributions to sport life.
It is in the cultured field however,
that China has made her greatest
gift. Her people think in terms of
centuries. They have a love and
reverence for learning. "To the
Chinese time is valuable only as it
can be saved for enjoyment and
A vote of thanks was extended
to the speaker, and an announcement made regarding the meeting
to be held February 12, 1932. The
committee have been fortunate in
securing as their speaker, Dr. Tonkin, who has made a special study
of his subject "Confucius." Keep
the date in mind—place of meeting
to be announced later.
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'Freedom' in Art," at a meeting of
the Art Club at the new Art Gallery on Tuesday evening, February
9, at 8:15 p.m. As this is a subject
which is of particular interest at
the present time, a large attendance
is expected,
Date—Tuesday, February 9.
Time—12:25 noon.
Place—102 Ap. Sc.
Speaker—Professor A. H.  Finlay.
Subject—"Structural   Engineering."
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Trials of a Freshette
To think of the innocence of this
this little Freshette at twelve am.
Tuesday. Cherishing shy little maidenly hopes that Ho would hav* beautiful brown eyes and be awfully nice
and give me a food time. Saying
little things like, "I wonder who will
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weuk-arid to make matters^ worse I
discovered that there were ever' so
so many awesome Upper ClasSmeh
come to watch us, and have their
share of the fun.
What was more, I began to think
they were going to have the lion's
share,* when the sphinxy-looklng
people at the desk started to call
out names, and we poor little Freshmen had to stand up one by one.
And did they use their vocal
chords—and their rubber-necking
chords—oh, my goodness!
But when my name was called
and I had to stand up, they used
all their chords, so hard that I
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like Alice did in Wonderland before
their astonished eyes.
And as for "Him" he might be an
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the same hlghschool as she did.
Somebody said he was dark—so
maybe he has got brown eyes. I
haven't heard anything to the contrary so far. If anyone knows the
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to look me up quickly, because even
if I am disillusioned and everything,
—I want to go to the Class party if
I can.   Absolutely.
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Members are requested to note
that the meeting 'scheduled for February 9, and February 23, have been
interchanged. Next Tuesday, February 9, Robert Brooks will give the
paper on A. E. at the home of Dr.
Sedgewick, 1719 Trutch Street.
The paper will attempt to answer
the question "What is Mysticism?"
It will show how this quality gave
rise to A. E.'s poetry, his painting,
hia economics and his rationalism.
one couple) will be available for
friends Of members of the Corps. Each
member will be entlltled to buy 'one
of these as long as they last at a
charge of two dollars ($2.00). These
may be had at the orderly room at
noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays on
and after Feb. 11th.
An open meeting of the Physics
Club will be held next Wednesday
at 3:10 p.m. in Science 200. Dr. J. A.
Pearce, of the Dominion Astrophysl-
cat Observatory, Victoria, will speak
on "Diffuse Matter in Interstellar
Space." The lecture will be illustrated with slides, and all interested
are invited to attend.
The Historical Society will hold
its next meeting Monday, February
8, at the home of Mrs. H. A. Ireland,
1802 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster. Bill Roper will give a paper on
"Political Development of B. C. since
Confederation." Members kindly
Watch letter racks for transportation
V. c. u.
On Wednesday noon members and
friends of the Varsity Christian Union
were addressed by Rev. A. C. Bingham of Grandview Baptist Church.
The speaker briefly outlined the life
and travels of Abraham. He told of
the great crisis where Abraham received Impetus from God at the city
of Ur; how at Haran he remained
till trouble came to him and convinced him he was not where God
wanted him to be; also, at Bethel,
where he became impatient and travelled on into Egypt, then finally came
back to that place and remained. He
had gone farther than God wanted
him to and thus was not fitting the
place made for him.
"'the speaker compared this journey
to the journey of life of young people
today, asking the questions: "If you
were to stop and think where would
you find yourself on this journey?
Have you received the impetus to follow ln the way of Christ? Are you
at a stand-still knowing that Christ
wants you somewhere else? Or have
you gone too far along tho way and
must come back whore you can be
of most use' to God?"
On Saturday evening an informal
"Squash"' is to be held at tho homo
of Dr. Atkinson, 5475 Angus Drive, at
8 p.m.
Regular practices will bo held in tho
gymnasium on Mondays, from 3:00 to
4:00 only.
Soccer Trip
To ChilUwack
<j)n W?dnc*ct>y
Dogged persistently by their relentless nemesis,'the Weather man,
the Soccer Club were forced' to
postpone their trip to Chilliwack
which had been planned for last
Wednesday. The executive is engaging in some frenzied correspondence with the farmers in the hope
of getting a line on the possible
weather conditions up there .on next
Wednesday, which date will probably be set for the trip if it is at
all possible to play. '
Anyone wishing to attach themselves to the trip should apply to
Ev. Kink, president of the Soccer
Club, or to Professor Todd who is
accompanying the party as faculty
Wanted—a ride to Varsity every
morning at 9. Not return. Douglw
Raid, Kerf. 2884.
Mooting1 of tho Parliamentary Forum next Tuesday night at 7:30 in
Aits 100. Discussion mil be held on
the projected debate with thi un-
Employed relief camp at Alco.     "
The next meeting will fee held on
Monday, February 8, at ft* p.rh., at
the home of "Mrs; li B. Elliott, 521
Third Avenue, New Westminster.
The speaker' Is Mr. Kenneth Graham
who will give a paper on "Entomo-
phagous Insects:" All members who
have hot made arrangements with
the preslndent will kindly do so at
the earliest moment possible.
J. Sumner, as president, presided for
the last time at the International Relations Club meeting held last Wednesday at the "Cat and Parrot." The new
officers elected were: President, Mr.
Gibson; Vice-president, Miss A. Kane;
Secretary-treasurer, F. Quail; Committee Members, Mr. Luxton and Mr.
The reports of the delegates to the
Reeve Conference were a great success. Mr. Stavrianus, assigned to the
round-table discussion of tho Manchurian Problem, presented arguments
pro and con from both the,Chinese
and Japanese points of view. A. Wilson took up armaments and the necessity for the establishment of universal
peace. Even more baffling, and unfortunately tinted with pessimism, was
the report on the problem of Reparations, given by A. Broach.
The next meeting of the club will
take place Tuesday, February
9th, at the home of Mrs. L. S. Klinck,
2026—13th Ave. West, at 8:00 p.m. A
large attendance is requested, as a
musical program of exceptional merit
is promised. Members are also requested to arrive on time.
LOST—Tuesday, 2nd, round gold wrist
watch with silver strap. Finder please
return to Bill Willard, or phone Kerr.
There will be a meeting of the Radio
Section of the A.I.E.E. Tuesday at
12:15 in Mech. 109.
Annual Dance
The contingent will hold Its second
annual dance on Wednesday, March
2nd, at the Jericho Country Club.
Each member of the Corps is entitled to one free ticket (admitting
one couple)' on condition that he attend the parades on Feb. 10th and
17th, and the general inspection on
Feb. 24th, on which date these tickets
will be issued.
In addition to these free tickets, a
limited number of tlckets( admitting
The University of Toronto is carrying on a program of general expansion, and it has been suggested
that a cafeteria "where men and
WOmen students might meet on equal
footing" should be included- Corn-
Minting on thia idea hi an editorial,
t»* Toronto ••Varsity" says: "AA un-
fortunate feature of our university
life ll the obvious lick of lntermlng-
ling between the sexes except In
academic and organised social functions, both of which are totally in-
adequate?'   "     ,%       ■
The editorial goes on to say that,
sloths U.'of*B. C. hs. success-
fully established a  cafetaria,  why
"Publication of the 'Oasis/the undergraduate periodical of the Ontario' Agricultural College at Guelph,
has been formally suspended until
further notice by special order of
the faculty. In addition, the whole
editorial staff of tho paper, two in
number including the Managing Editor E. H. Stoltz, have handed in
their resignations.
The critical attitude of the student body towards the faculty, as
expressed in recent 'Oasis' editorials and in letters sent by students
to the periodical it is reported, is
the possible reason for the suspension proceedings. This attitude first
came to light last fall when differences between the undergrads and
college heads were quite pronounced
it is alleged, though not generally
communicated to the outside public."
Guelph, it seems, is going through
the same stages as we went through
last year—and for the same reasons.
J. Friend Day: "A nation which
can produce a William Jennings
Bryan and support an Aimee Sen-
pie McPherson is truly unique."
Dr. Coleman: "The flying machine
is soon to replace the bicycle."
Dr.  Sedgwick:   "'S TREWTH."
Ronald  Smith:   "I'm  a  pure Sclenceman."
Miriam Daye-Smith: "I'd love a
Prof. Smith: "Alcohol will give us
« distinct curve."
Ev. King: "We only begin to appreciate McGregor after he's been
gone a year or two."
Ken Becket: Sure, I'm always right.
Bunny Pound: I washed my neck
with soap this morning.
Kay Crosby (reading "The White
Peacock" by D. H. Lawrence): I'm not
sure whether this is shocking me but
I think it Is.
Dr. Sedgewick: Those of you who
get to heaven will have the privilege
of seeing me play "Hamlet" perfectly.
Dr. Walker: Appollo is the boss of
the Muses—he has an office on Granville.
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(Continued from Page Four)
The B- C, hoopsters, confident
after their victory over the ineligibles, are preparing to take the American hoopsters into camp. Under
coach Arnold Henderson' the boys
Will put in two long workouts this
week and three more before Thursday. Some talk among the cagers
favor the use of returning to morning practices, and it is possible that
the students will renew the practice
of arising In the early hours in order to do or die for their Alma
At present the particulars of
Thursday's contest are not known,
but it Is understood that a pep
meeting will bo arranged before tho
game, and a good preliminary fixture is to be staged before the big
Without tho ineligible members of
the squad, the B. C. hoopsters have
nine men for the contest. Captain
Bob Osborn and Doug Mclntyre have
been going well at guard, while Ed.
Armstrong will also fit in at this
position, although he usually works
as a forward. Laurie Nicholson is
the best of tho centres, and Pi
Campbell and Ken Wright are the
first string forwards.
Jimmy Bardsley, the youngster
who has been starring with the Senior B cjulntotto bis boon moved up
to the first string team and will be
hold V rsserve along with Jack
Waimsley and Oordon Root.
And there's a story about crude
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George: That woman hasn't taken
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Interest of the pavement-pounders
Is turning towards the Arts '20 Relay now that the preliminary Cross
Country Classic Is a thing of the
Considering the condition of the
ground in the Cross Country, the
time clocked for the event was particularly good and is indicative of
a possible'new record, ousting the
mark of 34:38 set by Arts '30 in the
race of 1928.
The runners will have to do some
stiff training however, if they are
to turn this possibility into a reality
as the present record represents the
best efforts of some of the finest
distance men the University has
ever produced.
Following is a lap by lap outline
of the course:
Lap oho—from the old buildings
at 12 arid Willow, to 12th and Fir.
Lap two—Uth and Fir to Arbutus,
Arbutus to 4th, 4th to Vine.
Lap three—4th, and Vine to 4th and
Lap four—4th and Collingwood to
the School for the Blind on 4th Ave.
Lap five—School for the Blind to
4th and Tolmie.
Lap six—4th and Tolmie to 10th
and Tolmie, 10th and Tolmie to
"Eternity Where."
Lap seven—"Eternity Where" to
the Land Armlnlstratlon Bldg.
Lap eight—Land Administration
Bldg. to the finish line in front of
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Friday, February 5,1932
Eligibles Triumph
Over Ineligibles
20-15 Thursday
Regulars Take Count In Hard Fought Contest—Lee Stars For Ousted Members In
Big Battle
Pounding their opponents' basket with a stream of long
shots that could not be stopped, the Varsity Senior Basketball
stars on Thursday afternoon proved their superiority over the
"ineligible" quartette by turning the "dunces" back 20-15 in a
apeedy cage battle at the Varaity gym. Against the deadly
shooting of Ken Wright the ineligibles' defense waa helpless
and the U.B.C. forward broke through to chalk up 8 counters
in the fixture.
During the flrat canto, the bookworms held the lead until
Cy Lee began to pop shots from around the centre circle, and
throe successive   " ~
baskets aided in
giving tho ousted ones a 10-9 lead
at the interval. Tho present squad
waa getting through tho opposing defense and making their shots from
under the hoop, while tho ineligibles
wero finding tho going rough under
the Varsity basket, and against the
tremendous reach of Osborne, Campbell, Wright and Armstrong, had
little hope of taking any percentage
of the rebounds.
"The Blue and Oold cagers started
when Osborne sank a free shot and
Nicholson broke through to get a
nice one from the side. Wright added another two points to the count
with a rebound, but Leo retaliated
with, a beautiful long shot to open
the inelegibles score. Campbell
found the net on a- foul toss, and
then the mighty Mr. Leo -returned
to sing three baskets in rapid succession, which with another nice
shot by Wally Mayors put the outsiders ahead. ,   .
In the second frame it wu Ken
Wright who kept tho Intellectuals An
top by sinking three rebounds after
Ed Armstrong had spent much energy in attempting to hoist the Ball
Into the cage. Laurie Nicholson added another to the students' total
and Doug Mclntyre best Wally Mayers to sink a brace of long shots.
At the same time the redoubtable
Lee was held scoreless throughout
the frame.
Feather Fans
Defeated 7-9
By Westminster
New Westminster inflicted another
defeat on the Varsity B Badminton
team who were their hosts last Wednesday night. Once again the students lost out by the odd game—the
final score reading 7-9—and once
again all the games were very closely contested, at least an even half-
dozen going for extra points. On
the whole, however, the standard of
badminton displayed was a little below par. The Westminster squad
used two or three C players in place
of their regulars, whereas Varsity
were without the services of Irene
Dave Mascall of the Royal City
aggregation was easily the most outstanding player on the floor. For
Varsity Ian Campbell and Ken Atkinson showed best form in the
Men's Doubles, while Phae van Dusen turned in a good performance
in her games.
Varsity's team was composed of
P. van Dusen, H. Palmer, E. Gleed,
M. Powlett, T. Holmes, I. Campbell,
K. Atkinson and P. Kozoolin.
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The B team is scheduled to play
every Wednesday in February and it
is therefore essential that all its
members turn out for team practice
on Monday nights.
To-morrow night Varsity C team
is billed to play B. C. Regiment on
the letter's home floor. Games will
start at 7:30 and players are re-
guested to be on time.
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The teams: Eligibles—Campbell (1),
Osborne (1), Nicholson (5), Wright
(9), Mclntyre (S), Root, Bardsley,
Ineligibles—Mayers (8), Leo (6),
Straight (1), MacDonald (1), Matthison, Chodat (1).
Squad Will
Meet Varsity
Strong U. S. Team to Invade V.B.C.
Next Thursday—Pep Mooting
Varsity's senior basketball
boys, champions of Canada,
will face one of the strongest
quintettes that they have run
into this season when Ellensburg Normal sends its Cage
squad to Vancouver next
Thursday to meet the Blue and
Oold hoopsters. In a game that
promises to be faster than any
seen here in several years, the British Columbia squad will attempt to
rectify tho 70-84 dose of whitewash
administered by the' University of
Washngton last December. The Ellensburg quintette ia rated almost as
strong as the mighty Husky aggregation and dropped a contest to the
Seattle Collegians by a slim three
point margin on the Washington
(Please turn to Page Three)
Last Monday the Students' Council decided that the Varsity basketball club should
not be allowed to put on an exhibition game
at which an admission should be charged* the
Proceeds to be used in purchasing a gift for
>r. Milton Thorpe, the Basketball club physician, who has left the city and has been
forced to break his affiliations with the University.
By expressing this opinion Council has
taken a direct stand in regards to the status
of coaches at the University of B.C., and the
attitude is neither favorable to the coaches
nor to the University. "Council, it appears,
would infer that the coaches who sacrifice
their time to assist the Varsity teams are
doing nothing that is of value to the student
body as a whole.
In a letter to the president of the Basketball club the student executive states that
while the admission might not be charged for
the express purpose of purchasing a gift for
Dr. Thorpe, it would be quite permissible to
charge a nominal sum for the game if the proceeds were donated to the Publicity campaign. Continuing, the letter states that allowing such a game for the purpose of buying
a present would set a precedent, leaving the
Council open to applications from all clubs
for similar exhibitions. The fact that by allowing such gate receipts to go to the publicity campaign would set a precedent equally
as dangerous as in the former case is not even
But the case of the Basketball club is merely a specific example of the attitude of the
Students' Council. The only way in which
the refusal can be taken is that die student
officials feel that the work of the coaches at
this University is of benefit to no one but the
players with whom they come in direct contact. Evidently the honor of any championship which we win has no value to the students in general.
At every other University in Canada, with
the possible exception of Mount Allison and
Acadia, for which we have not figures, at
least one coach is paid a salary for his work
at the college. In every one of these Universities the student association contributes to this
salary. Yet in the action of Students' Council last Monday night it is evident that the student association of U.B.C. has no desire to
aid the men who are willing to help the Varsity teams to the best of their ability. It is
our opinion that Council has failed to interpret the wishes of the student body, and that
its action is not in accord with desires of the
majority of the students. It seems obvious
that the executive in considering the subject
has dealt only with the question of the Basketball Club, failing to see the general attitude which this action implies.
Beat Varsity
By One Goal
U.B.C. Team Plays Ex-Prince of Wales
Tonight at 10 p.m. In Arena-Three
M**t String Regulars Banished by
Eligibility Rules
Minus three first string regulars
owing to eligibility rules the Blue
and Oold intermediate ice hockey
squad were nosed out 4-3 by the
Ambassadors at the Arena on Monday night.   '
Tho first period opened with Ambassadors combining smoothly while
Varaity were having some difficulty
In finding their bearings. After five
minutes of play the opposition
opened tho scoring having ripped
the Blue and Oold defense wide
open. McLeod equalized shortly
after on a beautiful solo effort, but
the Ambassadors came right back
with two more counters giving them
a 3-1 lead which they held throughout the first period.
Tho students began to find their
feet ln the second period and turned
in some fine hockey which might
have altered the final appearance of
the score sheet had they developed
a stronger offensive. Tho Ambassadors added another tally however,
before the Varsity team could turn
their Improved play into dividends
in the form of goals. The shot was
the best scoring effort of the game,
the puck finding the net from outside the blue line. Play In this period ended with the Blue and Oold
squad on the short end of a 4-1
Opening the third period with the
strongest offensive which they
showed throughout tiie entire game,
Varsity wore soon rewarded when
King McGregor scored their second
tally on a smart solo effort. A few
minutes later the forward lino went
down on a nice combined rush
which culminated with Carswell's
goal on McLeod's assist. In a final
effort to tie up the count, Varaity
throw four men on the offense with
the fifth man at centre ice, but the
opposing defense held and the game
ended with the Blue and Oold on
the short end of the 4-3 score.
The team—Willis, Kirby, McGregor,
Ramsden, Carswell, McLeod, Crawley, Mathews and Dorell.
The next game is scheduled for
ten o'clock to-night at the Arena
when the U. B. C. squad takes on
the Ex-Prince of Wales outfit.
Northcott Wins Cross
Country Struggle on
Snow-covered Course
Husky Engineer Leads Science '34 to Victory
Over Fast Field—Close Finish Marks End
Of Annual Grind
By Gordon Root
Unheralded among the starters as a possible winner, Phil
Northcott carried the colors of Science '34 to victory in a driving
sprint that marked the finish of the annual cross country race)
held on the campus Wednesday. Taking the lead in the start of
the final stretch, the sophomore engineer repulsed the efforts
of George Allan, of Science '33, breaking the tape two yarde
ahead of the distance star. Syd Swift, who has been the outstanding Arts performer for several years, followed Allan to the
finish line.
Class honors for the event
of 17 points. Tho fourth year Engineers amassed a total of 9 markers
to squeeze into second place, ahead
of Arts '34 whose 8 points were good
for third.
From the start the race waa between Swift, Northcott and Allan.
As the runners entered the farm
atea, the Aggie flash to the load
with Allan and Northcott trailing
him. The remainder of the field
was stretched out along the muddy
At the south turn In the course
the two science men Increased the
pace and Swift was relegated to
third place. Along the east fence
the three leaders held their positions
with len than 30 feet separating
them on tho snow covered trail.
Close to tho chicken houses, and
with the finish in sight, Northcott
overtook Allan, and in a final sprint
held his position in spite of rally in
which the second and third place
men attempted to pass him.
Alf Allen, returning to the pavement-pounding sport after a year's
rest, placed fourth, with Rolf Forsythe, the speedy Varsity half-
mller, holding down the fifth position. V. C. Brink, a newcomer to
road races here, turned in a nice
performance to cop sixth place,
while Bill Sladen ran seventh. Dave
Carey, who has starred in distance
contests here for many years, could
do no better than eighth in the snow
went to Science '34 with a total
and mud that covered the entire
course on Wednesday. Arts '32 garnered two points when Dave Ellis,
the English Rugby star, finished
ninth in tho gruelling contest. O.
Forsyth of tho Aggies was tenth.
The Results:.
Name Class Points
(1) Phil Northcott, Science '34     10
(3) Oeorge Allan, Science '33
(3) Syd Swift, Arts '34
(4) Alf Allen, Science '35
(3) Rolf  Forsyth,  Aggies
(6) V. C. Brink, Arts '33
(7) W. Sladen, Science '34
(8) Dave Carey, Science '34 8
(0) Dave Ellis, Arts '32 2
(10) O. Forsyth, Aggies 1
(11) Thalne, Anglican Theologs
(12) Cockburn, Anglican Theologs
Clan Results:
(1) Science '34, 17 points
(2) Science 'S3, 9 points
(3) Arts '34, 8 points
(4) Science '35 and Aggies, 7 points
(8) Arts '33, 8 points
(7) Arte '32, 2 points
Time:   18 minutes, 41 seconds.
Senior City Canadian Rugby
picture to-day noon at the
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•old every month
w The figures given are based on the
average increased sales of Buckingham
Cigarettes daring the past five years.
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