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 Opening  Ceremonies For  Armories  Saturday
Arts-
Ready For
Thursday
e LAVISH Decorations, pasteboard cartoons and Wlnnle-
the-Pooh teddy-bear favora will
generate glamor tor thla year'a
Arte-Aggie Ball, to ba held Thuraday night at the Commodore cabaret.
Studenta wishing to obtain cor-
aagea are urged by Chuck McNeely, A.M.U.S. prexy, to purchase
their flowers from the Point Orey
Plower Shop, as this firm has arranged to turn over to the Red
Cross 15 per cent of all receipts
from corsage   sales.
Heralded by what has been
termed a "terrific" pep meet to
take place at noon today in the
Auditorium—prospective attendees
will receive a preview of un-ug-
rlcultural orchestration when Olo
Olson and his band appear at today's   publicity  push.
Ticket sale for the ball will
start at noon today In the Quod
box-office. For the sake of those
who fall to secure pasteboards In
the campus, ball officials point out
that tickets will be available at
the door of the cabaret.
Price of admission has been set
at 93,25 a couple.
War Stamps
Admission to
Next Mixer
• WAR SAVINGS STAMPS, purchased at the door, will be the
admission ticket to the next Mixer
Saturday night, according to executives in charge of arrangements.
All stamps received will be turned over to the Red Cross. Prof.
Walter H. Oage and Ted McBride,
AJH.S. prexy, will be on hand to
accept the stamps on behalf of the
aoclety.
Informality, it la atated, will be
the keynote of the dance. "Sweat-
era" are to be worn; and willing
maestro Sid Poulton and hla "Poultry-Cats" will, as usual, provide
background muaic.
Chorus: "Ye-e-e-ss indeed."
Six Students
To Train In
Navy Centre
• SIX  GRADUATES  and under
graduates of thla university
left this week for Halifax to undergo further training with the
rank   of   Sub-Lieutenants.
In a previous issue, the Ubyssey
told the story of an Atlantic shipwreck In which Oeorge M. Sch-
uthe was Involved. Schuthe at that
time declared that he was ready
to go back to the aea at any time.
Last week he and the others got
their chance. All six have had
some experience In the merchant
marine.
Besides Schuthe, a 4th year arts-
man. Bill Ollmour (3rd year Commerce); Doug. C. McPherson (4th
year Arts) and Harris McLe-m
(2nd year Commerce? -will make
the trip east.
Tom Crone, Steve Rendell and
Bob Buerk are graduates accompanying the others to the Halifax
training   centre.
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PUBLISHED TWICE WEEKLY BY THE PUBLICATIONS BOARD QF THB UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
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VOL. .EUtV VANCOUVER, B. C> TUESDAY, NOVEMBEB 18, 1941 No. 16
W.U.S.  Tea
• INAUGURATION—-At the opening of the Informal reception room of the Dean of Women, Friday afternoon,
the executive of the Women'a Undergraduate Society was invited to tea. Above is shown Mrs. Pat McKenzie, Lois
Nicholson, and Marion Murphy at the ceremony, with the
Dean receiving their congratulations.
Discuss Membership
For New War Board
* MACHINERY for the revitalization and co-ordination of
the University's war effort will be set up tonight at the
weekly Students' Council meeting when personnel for the
Students' War Council will be appointed.
The      importance      of      choosing ^______«______«_»«_a_____________ss_»
membera who will be representative of and have the aupport of
all factions of the student body Is
realized by Council and has caused considerable speculation In various campus groups.
One of the most likely suggestions under consideration will Include all class presidents on the
war board. If this plan Is adopted,
the elected student representatives will choose their own -working executives from amongst their
numbers or have authority to appoint any other students they may
wish.
—-Courtesy of The Vancouver Sun.
Vandals Lie
Low; Hunt
Carried On
e    VANDALISM    WHICH    RESULTED in damage to lockers
In the Arts Building last week has
apparently ceased.
No reports of fresh destruction
have been received by the office
of Mr. Geo. Lee, building administration superintendent.
Discovery by students returning
from a tea-dance laat week of a
pile of 20 locks, wrenched from
lockers In the Arts Common room
and thrown Into a wash-basin, precipitated an investigation by university authorities In search of
thoae responsible.
So far Information revealing the
Identity of culprits responsible for
previous destruction haa not been
obtained, It la revealed.
Coalitionists Score Noisy
Victory in Forum Debate
• STUDENT "COALITIONISTS" scored a decisive victory
Friday noon in Aggie 100 when an audience vote taken
after the conclusion of a four-man debate n the topic: "Resolved that B.C. should have a coalition government of all
three parties" bestowed approval on the arguments of the
affirmative team.
Orant   Livingstone   and   Caraon        -__-_-----____-_---_-i
Manier, membera of the winning
team, argued the afnnnatrre ease.
John Anderson and Erie Brown op-
the resolution.
Propaganda
Available
At Library
e COPIES OF "Talking Points."
the weekly leaflet containing
Information on varied aspects of
the war situation, are available for
students at the reference desk In*
the  library.
Based on material cabled by the
Ministry of Information, London,
these publications are distributed
by  Empire  Information,  Toronto.
Sex Education Plea
Has Mixed Response
e    IMMEDIATELY AFTER the appearance of Friday's edition, the question of the moment on the campus seemed
to be "Have you read) Lionel Salt> Column?"
Two   Ubyssey  reporters  conducted  a   survey   among
the faculty and students of the university to discover the re-
., action  of  the  individual  student^.    Although  many  of  the
• students just blushed and ran, many others showed that they
had given the matter considerable thought.
Women studenta on the campus,        ^_____*_^_____________*———
-tor reasons unknown, were loath
to give their opinions on the question. Following are some of the
comments by some of the men students:
John Carson, president of Phi
Delta Theta: "The need for sex
education must be apparent to
everyone, however, an article such
as the one on the last edition of
the Ubyssey tends to give the problem an air of the ridiculous."
Dave Goldie, freshman says:
"That kind of education should be
stressed  at Varsity."
Bob   Morris,   president   of   L.S.E.:
"I feel it a pertinent problem, and
it there is any place Where an educational program of sex education
and preparation for marriage
should be given It Is at University."
Dr. G. G. Sedgewick seemed to
be the only member of the faculty,
questioned, who would comment
>n the subject. "It is a dangerous
subject to put in the hands of a
sentimentalist. A person fully Informed, cool and scientific -would
the only one who could handle
lo subject  adequately."
*
Hyiu-Ows
Organize
Next Wed.
e THE HYIU-OWS membership
campaign begins today with
the distribution of pledge forms
about the campus. A meeting of
all those interested In the club
will be held tomorrow ln Aggie
100 at 12:30.
Stated Arnold Johnson, temporary president of the club, "The
foundation haa been laid and it's
up to the members now. The
meeting tomorrow will decide how
much interest the men of the com.
pus have ln the Hytu-ows' purpose.
Opinions around the campus
seem to be In favor of the Idea.
Ted McBride, A.M.S. president
agreed. "The Hylu-ow club la a
very fine Idea. It haa proved to
be very successful on American
campuses and I see no reason why
It shouldn't be equally successful
at U.B.C."
Prof. W. H. Oage gave the opinion that "If the organization
plans to be just another club then
It could afford the younger atu-
dents an excellent opportunity to
participate In extra-curricular activities."
Pop Lovers
Ruin Ernie's
Tire, Budget
e ERNIE GREENE'S CAR haa a
new tire.
Ernie Oreene? He's just one of
many car owners who dally pilots
a carload of Varsity students to
and from the campus.
Last Friday, Ernie tooled his car
into the parking lot—now he haa a
new tire,
A broken "coke" bottle, pieces
strewn carelessly over the lot,
slashed one tire to ribbons—slashed, also, one budget that had not
allowed for such expediency.
Says Ernie: "I can't understand
why students should be so careless
on the parking lot. After all, those
that fool around with coke botUes
on the lot. are the ones that sooner
or  later  will  get   stuck."
Meanwhile, Ernie's car (plus
new tire) Is now parked back of
the Library.
HECKLING AUDIENCE
Mild heckling from the audience
waa bestowed impartially upon
membera of both teams, in spite
of a plea by the chairman for a
quiet reception of the sometimes-
impassioned argumenta of the
apeakera.
Unable to restrain hlmaelf under
a slashing attack by Eric Brown,
Caraon Manser, affirmative speaker, caused a mild aensatlon when
he leapt to hla teet la bitter pro-
teat against the "personalities" offered by hla opponent. He remained atandlng for aeveral mlnutea ia
stormy protest, while Brown continued with hla argument.
A atrong plea for a coalition
government waa made by Orant
Livingstone, flrst affirmative apeaker, who stressed the fact that there
were only three poaaible alterna-
tlvea for political parties. Theae
were: coalition, a Conaervatlve-
L-berarbloc" againat the C.C.F.,
or another eleotion, which he declared would coat the taxpayera
cloae to 1500,000.
COALITION UNWANTED
"A ohaotlo atate of confuaed la-
sues" was the term used by Eric
Brown in a warn'*--* that coalition
would not prove practicable.
The Conservative party, he affirmed, was the only group which
desired coalition today.
The debate waa the aecond ot
the aeries of elimination contests
in the schedule planned by the
Parliamentary Forum to assist in
the selection of U.B.C. repreaentatlvea for the McOoun Cup teama.
Put your dollar down on 1941
Totem  now—in  Pub.   Offloe.
Co-eds Get
Hint From
Technicians
e Air force R.C.A.F men radio
technicians now troinlng In the
lean-to of the Science building evidently feel that the co-eds at this
University are not doing much to
make the poor boya feel at home
so far frm their own stamping-
grounds.
Tacked up on the notice board
ln the Quad, is a copy of the
Manltoban, with an article at the
bottom of the page deeply outlined In black.
Thla article recounts the efforts
of the fourth year Home Economics clasa at the Unlveralty ot
Force men who are posted at nearby  training schools.
Incidentally, the Ubyaaey laat
year quoted a C.U.P. dispatch
mentioning the very Interesting
fact that only a barbed wire fence
separates the Women's College at
that Unlveralty from the Air Force
trainees.
These girls have Inaugurated a
series of Informal parties to be
held every other week throughout
the year, at which the airmen, for
the paltry sum of twenty-flve
cents, are given a good time. There
are dancing, games, and refreshment*, and, aa the MANITOBAN
states, "the gals from fourth year
Home Ec.—and that's something."
The presence of the paper on
the notice board seems to be In
the nature of a hint for, written
In pencil at the bottom of the page,
appear these magical words: "Hut
2,  AL. 0038,  AL.0052.
Exam Dates Shock
Neon Oil Burners
• STUDENTS  ARRIVING on the •—■————
campus Friday morning were
jolted out of their customary Inertia by the sight of the examination notice pinned up so all could
see.  They start  December 10th.
They realized suddenly that the
halcyon and carefree days of the
fall term were over and that now
thoy must face the unpleasant rigours of exams. If they hadn't taken warning by the mid-terms this
matter-of-fact document in evidence everywhere with its cold recital of exams and dates sounded
the death knell of pleasure and
the start of a solitary life starting
the moment they turned away
from  that notice.
Mutterlngs of various degrees of
profanity were heard on all sides.
Some blanched from fear of the
day of reckoning. Others turned
pink as they remembered the
night they wished they had stud-
led. Those faces you see ln the
library ell the time were seen to
turn away from the notice boards
with pleased expressions and a
look  of relish.
Come the 10th and all will be
wielding pens with what results
no man can tell.
UBC Army Game to
Precede Inspection;
New Class Planned
•    OFFICIAL OPENING of the new U.B.C. Armories scheduled next Saturday, November 22, will mark the moat
important event in the history of the Corps since the first
Oreat War.
Long hoped for, the new building, it ie stated, will
relieve the problems which heve faced Corps officials *lnce
the outbreak of the present conflict—overcrpwdlng, leek of
indoor parade space, and the decentralization of the various
administrative offices.
PLANS SET
Plans for the ceremony which
will take place at the opening are
rapidly nearlng completion.
Commencing with the Inspection
of a special Company which will
carry rifles and will fall In In front
of the main body of cadets Inside
the Armories, the Inspection will
continue with the "march past"
of the whole of the C.O.T.C. and
basic Training unlta.
Hla Honor the Lieutenant-Governor W. C. Woodward will take the
salute ln the Armories, after whloh
the parade will be dismissed outside.
REPLACES DRILL
Regular three-hour drill period
of the Corpa, it ia pointed out, will
be replaced by the parade oere-
mony at the opening ceremony on
Saturday. Rehearsals of the manoeuvres which will mark the opening took place laat Saturday afternoon.
Co-Incident with the newa of the
opening ceremony conies newa that
a "reaortlng" ot fhe Basle group
ia shortly to take place, according
to officials of the Corpa.
NEW GROUPS
The formation of three C.O.T.C.
groups and two Basic groups, according to prevloua training and
the desire of the cadet to take advanced Officer's training, la revealed in the plan.
Those who are taking the first-
year Basic Training and who wish
to go on to the Officer's Training
group wlU be listed aa "Cl group",
These mon will take the flrat
month of the Basic Training Syllabus.
Basic men wishing to go on with
Officer training will be listed as
"C2".
The "C3" group will conalat of
the C.O.T.C. proper; I.e.: thoae who
are taking Syllabus A.B.C, or who
are already qualified.
The remainder of the Ba^lo Oroup
who have no Intereat In advanoed
training, wlU be divided into Ml
and R2 Baalo; and will continue
with thalr ordinary drill.
Rugby Game at 1:30 p.m.
The parade will fall In at 1:00
p.m. when the roll will be called
end will be marched over to the
Stadium to witness a football
game between a representative
Army team from Victoria and a
Varsity team under the banner of
the COTC. It ls expected that
Major Oeneral Alexander, one of
the Inspecting officers, will kick
off for the game which ahould
start at 1:30.
At the completion of the game,
the inspecting party will leave the
Stadium, and the Corpa and Baalo
groupa will form up In the Companies they formed laat week In
the  practice  March  Past.
The practice held laat Saturday
lived up to COTC Inspection tradition, it rained. Thoae who were
unfortunate enough to be ln the
Inspection last year will remember the downpour whloh greeted
the Parade and the Insult given
the men by the Westminster Regiment's Brass Band, which played
the Inspecting Offloera around to
the tune of "I'm Forever Blowing
Bubbles-"
• Night Wire . .
By British United Press
• WASHINGTON,   NOV.   18.—(BUP)—The  Seven  Seas
and belligerent ports of the world formally were thrown
open to armed American Merchant Ships at 4:30 p.m. E.S.T.
Monday when President Roosevelt signed into law the BUI
repealing all Neutrality Act shipping restrictions.
His signature was the signal for the Navy to start
placing guns and gun crews aboard the Merchantmen.
m   *    *    *
• WASHINGTON, NOV. 18.—(BUP)—The United Statea
may offer Japan the status of an ally Instead of foe aa
the basis for settlement of critical Japanese-American differences, usually authoritative quarters sa^d Monday night
as fateful "Peace-or-War" talks with Japanese envoys got
underway.
Saburu Kurusu, Japan's diplomatic "trouble shooter,"
conferred with the President for one hour. Informants said
Roosevelt already might have made the "offer".
* *   *    *
• BAGHDAD, TUESDAY, NOV. 18—(BUP)—The Government announced today that Iraq was severing diplomatic relations with Vichy and Japan becauae of their
pro-Axis activity during the hostilities by which the British
ousted a pro-Nazi government last May.
The announcement said both the French and Japanese
legations here would be closed at once and the Iraq minister
to Vichy recalled.
* +   *    *
• MOSCOW, NOV. 18.—(BUP)—Fighting was general a-
long the Moscow defence arc Monday, with the Germans
reported thrown back again at Tula, 110 miles south of the
capital after a minor breakthrough Sunday.
The Germans were reported to be slowly losing
ground west and northwest of the City to powerful Soviet
attacks.
* *   *    *
• MOSCOW, NOV. 18.—(BUP)—The latest German assault on Tula, south of the Capital, cost the Wehrmacht heavy
causualtles and 100 tanks before the Nazis were thrown back,
it was announced Monday.
m    m    m    m
• OTTAWA, NOV. 18.—(BUP)—The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Monday issued a statement charging that Conservative leader Arthur Meighen and the Conservative party "Are seizing upon general dissatisfaction with
Canada's War Effort to raise the issue of conscription."
* * • *
e WASHINGTON, NOV. 18.—(BUP)—The disguised Axis
merchant ship captured in Atlantic Equitorial waters
Nov. 6 by a U.S. Navy Cruiser actually was a German
freighter bearing raw rubber and American-made automobile
tires from Yokohama, Japan, to Bordeaux, France, the Navy
department revealed Monday. Page Two
-*  From The  Editor's Pen  » » -»
"Take The Lead Out"—
Don't read this editorial if you sincerely
believe you are doing all in you' power to
contribute to our mythical "university war
effort." Don't read it, either, if you are one
of those individuals who gets very indignant
when he finds something in a newspaper
that perhaps hits his personal ego a little
too hard, even though deep down he knows
he is at fault, not the article.
The following remarks apply collectively, and in most cases, individually to university students and are intended to supply
food for thought which will turn into concrete action when and if our all-inclusive
war services board is created this week.
It is a fact that a few women students
sincerely believe they are doing their full
share out here, and we would be the last to
belittle the noble efforts they are putting
forth in Red Cross work. A number of male
students also are really convinced they are
giving their all in our "play army". Naturally, they are thinking of next year when
they will obtain commissions and follow the
students who have gone before on active
service.
But the vast majority of us, if we are
truly honest with ourselves, will admit that
the war hasn't come very close and hasn't
made many changes in our sheltered lives.
We don't feel bad about it, either, "because,"
we say, "look at other people outside university. We're doing as much and more
than they. We're in the army six hours a
week!"
Then We go to some social function and
forget the unpleasant subject, because it is
just a nuisance which has come to explode
the beautiful plans we had laid for after
graduation. Once we had a future to look
forward to, but that is gone now. What's
the use of working, anyhow?
Stand off and view in proper perspective our magnificent campus, now in its third
"war session". To see the number of cars
on our parking lot gives no hint that we
are supposed to be conserving gasoline this
year. To compare this term's social calender with that of any pre-war session shows
no cutting down of parties and dances. To
observe the responses our various war appeals and campaigns have received proves
we haven't fully realized the responsibility
we must assume because our country is at
war.
Why is not the money that is wasted on
luxuries and frivolities this year given to
our Red Cross fund? Why go on kidding
ourselves that we have a great war effort at
U.B.C. when the sum we contribute to it is
only a fraction of the amount spent on social
functlona alone? Why get sore if these things
are pointed out to us and we are told to
remedy the situation?
The machinery which we need to
change our war effort from one of lethargy
to one of power is in the making. It is up
to YOU to resolve you will get behind that
machinery and help it move our war effort
from the mire into which lt haa bogged. Tlie
rate at which it will move will vary ln
direct proportion to the force put behind it.
The Mummery • • • w«*«
Until very recently, the Kaf was for me
a somewhat legendary place, a sort of Inferno, with gravy.
I had never been down there.
Then, a few noons ago, I rashly decided to supplement my lunch by entering
the land of hubbub and purchasing a portion
of pie. For some unknown reason, I thought
this would be easy. I also believe In fairies.
The start Was promising enough. I dealt
myself a tray, put my sandwiches and a
fork upon lt, and proceeded to slide it along
the rails, rounding the corner with a flourish,
like a veritable veteran.
Arriving at the Dessert Lady, I pulled
into the curb to confess:
"I'd like a piece of apple pie!"
The Dessert Lady shrugged wearily.
"I'd like a mink coat," she sighed, "but
we're both stuck with rice custard."
I compromised by accepting the rice
custard, and, hurrying guiltily past the rest
of the food, preaented myself before the
Scylla of the cash register.
"Just charge me with the custard,
please," I said. "The sandwiches oame ln
with me."
Scylla slftted her eyes at me suspiciously.
"How do I know these are your sandwiches?" she demanded. "We sell sandwiches here, too, you know."
"But these sandwiches are wrapped in
grease-proof paper!" I protested.
"You could have wrapped our's in
grease-proof paper," she pursued relent
lessly.
"I COULD have shot Cock Robin, but
I didn't!" I snarled. "So put away your Dick
Tracy badge, and charge me with the custard, eh?"
She picked up my sandwiches to peer
closely between the pieces of bread.
"If these are your sandwiches," she said
slowly, "what kind are they?"
"I wouldn't know," I replied sullenly,
"My mother never tells me anything."
"You're lucky," she snapped, throwing
the sandwiches back on the tray. "They're
ham, and we haven't got ham today."
"You mean you aren't going to put the
handcuffs on me?" I crowed.   "I'm free to
go out into the world and eat my rice custard?"
After shaking hands brokenly with
Bulldog Drummond, I looked around for a
place to sit down and eat my hard-won calories. Quickly I grasped the full horror of
a new situation. There was no port ln that
sea of faces. Someone else was sitting in my
lebensraum.
I shuttled from table to table in vain,
like a cigarette girl with bow-legs. The
weight of the tray was rapidly becoming intolerable, so I tottered back reluctantly to
the Scylla of the Cash Register.
"There's no place to sit down!" I complained.
She smiled sweetly.
"Then I guess you'll have to dream the
rest," she drawled,
the aisle."
"But please don't block
"'DON'T BLOCK THE AISLE'!" I
roared. "What do you want me to do? Fly
around and drop pamphlets?"
At that moment, however, I spied a
vacant chair, and aped to it with open
throttle. The rest of the people at the table
were women, but it was worth it just to
sit down.
But as I raised the first battered sandwich to my mouth, I noticed that the women
were staring at me intently, as were also
people at neighboring tables, and an ominous hush seemed to have fallen over the
area. I looked to see If the ham were hanging out ot the sandwich, straightened my
tie, and blew my nose, all without removing
the source of interest.
Finally, exasperated by this ill-timed
attention, I turned to the nearest observer,
and whispered:
"Is my slip showing?"
"This is a sorority table," she returned
coldly, "and none of our members have
beards."
I noticed several boys at nearby tables
winking at me now, and one whistled suggestively. The position was obviously untenable. I rose majestically, holding the rice
custard in one hand and the sandwiches in
the other.
"I trust you will be able to use this chair
again," I said stiffly, and strode out, dropping the rice custard out of its pot just outside the door.
And they say we no longer have to kill
to obtain food.
NOTICE—Girls in sophmore year,
desirous of joining a sorority, who
did not enter their names during
the Fall rushing season, are asked
to sign the notice board outside
Dean Mawdsley's office before Friday  noon,  November 21.
Applicants must have secured 15
units of freshman credits or similar   senior   matrlc   standing.
"Help, help!" cried Piglet, "a
Heffalump, a Horrible Heffalump!"
and he scampered off as hard as
he could, still crying out "Help,
Help, a Herrlble Hoffalump! Hoff,
Hoff, a Hellible Horralump! Holl,
Holl, o Hoffable Hellerump" and
ho didn't stop crying and scampering until he got to Christopther
Robin's house,
ARTS-AGGIE.
e COPIES OF THE TENTATIVE
time-table for the Christmaa
Examinations In the Faculty of
Arts and Science and the Faculty
of Applied Science have been posted In the Atra, Applied Science and
Agriculture Buildings.
Any clashes should be reported
AT ONCF. on forma obtainable
at thc Registrar's oKlcc. No changes
can  lie made after November 24.
THE    UBYSSEY
(MEMBER C.UJP.)
Issued twice weekly  by the Studenta   Publication   Board   of   tha
Alma Mater Society of the Unlveralty of Britiah Columbia.
Office:   Brock   Memorial   Building
Phone ALma 1824
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For Advertialng
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
ARCHIE PATON
Senior Edltora
Tueaday -  Lea Bewley
Friday   ...Jack  McMillan
Newa Manager  Andy Sneddon
Sparta Edltora Jack McKlnlay
and Jaok Ferry
Aaalatant Sporta Edltora  Chuck
Claridge and Jack Mathleaon.
Staff Photographer  —Allan Coe
Exchange Editor  . .Doris
Fllmer-Bennett
...Pat Whelan
Pub. Secretary ....
Associate  Edltora
Lucy Berton, Margaret Reid
REPORTORIAL STAFF
Oraham Balllie, Jean Beveridge,
John Boyd, Harold Burks, Betty
Hern, Sheila Hicks, Jack Kingston, Marjorie Saunders, .John
Scott, Moira Sweeney, Letltia '
Tlerney, Bob Wallace, Vivian Vincent, Charles Johanson, Frances
Faulkee, Bill Myhlll-Jonea, John
Oummow.
LETTERS  TO
THE EDITOR
Editor, the Ubyssey,
Dear Slt>:
Due to an over-crowded library
and an over noisy Caf, and Brock
Hall I was recently forced to take
up my position In the Men's Common Room ln the Arts Building.
After sitting for a great length of
time on the table, I managed to
secure a chair and seUled down
for a quiet period of study. Terf
minutes later I went for _a walk
to  ease   my  aching  muscles.
While doing this I glanced in
the door of the Women's Common
Room. Here the co-eds were lolling In gigantic arm chairs and
chesterfields — looking somewhat
like well-fed Persian cats. It was
then that the Injustice of It struck
me. The men have allowed the
women to vote, we have allowed
them to take our jobs, we have
allowed them to smoke and drink
along with us—aye, we have even
let them wear our clothes. Why
do we still pamper them with luxuries?
My suggestion, is that either we
put one or two lounges ln the
Men's Common Room or else replace some of these ln the Women's
with up-turned apple-boxes or
empty nail kegs. I don't want It
thought that I am a woman-hater.
I love them all but It ls my injured sense of justice that promotes
thia letter.
—"INJURED ARTSMAN."
BD. NOTE:
The furniture In the Men'a Common room waa ao mlewaod several
years ago that It waa taken away.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Dear "Modem
Youth":—
' 1-iaaka for your letter re Salt* a
column oa aex. But we cannot
publish unalgned lettera. Pleaae Include your name, even though you
may not want it published, aa a
token of good faith.
Baird Gives
Radio Fans
Ciub History
• DORWIN BAIRD, founder of
the University Radio Society
and now with CJOR, spoke to the
members of the Society on Wednesday In the Double Committee
Room-, Brock Hall. He recalled
the first meetings of the Radio
Society, held in a dilapidated class
room in the Arts Building, and
commented upon the progress;
made in the past four years. His
talk contained stories of feature
broadcasts and the responsibility
of  radio  to  the  public.
A No-Host Luncheon held in the
Brock Dining Room follwed the
talk.
EVANN "THE RED" Davies,
the Men's Athletic Representative, appeared in the Society's
"Varsity Sports Reel", as guest
commentator Thursday evening
over CJOR. Al Miller and Don
MacMillan have the weekly sports
personality show under full steam,
providing a coverage of Vancouver
sports involving University sports
stars  and   teams.
Ted Speers, exchange student
from Brandon College, goes on th_
air Saturday as editor of the "University Radio Newsroom." tho
Varsity program released through
CKWX  at  6:15.
On  The
• OUTSIDE
BY PIERRE BERTON
OPEN LETTER TO A COLUMNIST.
My Dear Mr. Salt:
In coirhnon with B9.9 per cent of
the campus I have read your
astonishing little effort In laat Friday's Ubyssey and feel that I must
put ln my oar.
Had your principle motive ln
writing Friday's Oatepost been
solely and simply to promote a
series of courses In Sex on the
campus, then there would be no
need of writing this letter.
Main Motive
But having read your column
thoroughly I have been forced to
draw the conclusion that that was
not your main motive.
Your main motive, I am afraid,
was to shock people.
You wanted to make young coeds blush and strong Freshmen
turn pale, and you wanted people
to say, breathlessly, Oh Isn't He
the Daring Young Fellow, Though.
I don't think anybody waa shocked, Lionel, but I am aure there
were thoae who were disgusted.
I rank your Uttle effort with
thoae booka you aee advertised In
the pulp magaalnea (You know the
type: Waa $10.00, now $1.99. Never
before auch daring faota revealed.
Written by ten doctors, twice rejected by New York Censor Board.
You pay postman, return if not
aatlafled. Mailed to you In plain
brown wrapper.)
Juicy Words
Masked aa Innocent Youth grasping for Knowledge you have given
a good synopsis of What Every
Schoolboy Should Know, well In-
teraperaed with aome of those nice
Juicy words which every co-ed
Isn't supposed to know.
Let us all take off our hats and
kneel before the shrine of Lionel
Salt—the man who had the courage, the daring, the nerve to write
a column that didn't mince words.
It reminds me of the frank sex
discussions the Publications Board
used to hold periodically when
they were short of reporters. These
word-orgies used to last for fllve
hours, then they'd boast about
them for five days. Forty freshmen were Invariably killed ln the
rush to join the staff.
Your cravings for a Sex course
at U.B.C. are to be commended,
Lionel. Let me be the first to support you on that score. But your
methods of asking for the course
defeat your purpose.
Had your pen been more gifted,
you might have succeeded ln turning out a far more tactful, far
more effective, and far more sincere plea for ordered Instruction
In Sex at U.B.C.
Instead you succeeded ln turning
out a bit of first class pornography.
The Tuesday club meeting of the
Mamooks Club will be held on
Thursday, 12:30 In the Mamooks
Club room.
Tuesday, November 18, 1941
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_-' Tuesday, November 18, 1941 ■
THE    UBYSSEY
Page Three
Totem To Immortalize  University Casualties
Issue Call For Pictures
Names ofUBC's War Dead
e    "THE DECEASED ATTENDED the University of B.C."
More, and more, as the democracies of the world move
to thwart the Nazi aggressor, these simple words appear in
the newspapers of this city.
They tell a simple story.
Undergraduates, here at the University, quietly slip from classrooms, graduates leave their jobs,
to swell the ranks of Canada's
fighting foroes.
But those words do not tell the
full story.
This year, with emphasis greater
than ever before upon Preparedness, the 1942 Totem wants to carry
the full meaning of those words
Into the home of every unlveralty
student.
The Totem appeals, therefore, for
student co-operation ln preparing
a survey of graduates and undergraduates who have been killed
while on active service.
Should you know of anyone, who
has attended U.B.O, and has been
killed on active service, you are
asked to inform Lionel Salt, Totem
Editor, In the Publications office.
Dollar down sales are continuing
all this week, and those deslreoua
of securing a copy of thla year'a
book can do so by depositing a
dollar down ln the Pub office.
•   The North American Campus
BY DORIS FILMER-BENNETT
by DORIS FILMER-BENNETT
TORONTO, ONT.—Male , students 24 and 25 yeara ot age are
now receiving calls for military
training from Ottawa. Theae men
had not been compelled to take
military training up to this date
becauae at the Unlveralty of Toronto, ln contrast to U.B.O, thoae
not within the age group liable to
call are not required to put in the
alx houra per week.
•   •   •   •
SEATTLE, WASH.—Eight beautiful co-eda will be choaen to
judge the whisker entries in a
novel sophomore beard-growing
contest, winner to be announced
at the Varsity BaU In December.
So far 66 students have left
Washington University to take up
defense   jobs.
• •   •   •
MONTREAL, QUE.—One dollar
from every student of McOlll University, a total of approximately
$2,000, is the objective set by the
Amalgated Charities Campaign, as
lt launched Its annual appeal for
aid to the needy and destitute of
Montreal.
• •  «   •
This week's appeal, which combines the Federated, Catholic, un.
Jewish Charities, will be tne only
one of the year, and the proceeds
will be divided among the organizations In proportion to tho
number of students of each denomination enrolled in the university.
• • • •
HALIFAX, N.S. — Studenta elected Sue Morse '45 sweater queen
of Dalhousle last week, litis new
type of popularity contest ls coming into vogue also in some of the
American universities.
• • • •
FREDERICTON, N.B. — To increase the revenue already flowing In from the Spitfire Friday
evening dances, the Spitfire Committee of the .University of New
Brunswick la launching a U.N.B.
Penny Drive. To record the pro
gress of the drive a "thermometer"
will be erected near the cup for
pennies and the increase ln pennies each day will be Indicated by
the rise of the column.
e   •   •   •
KINGSTON, ONT. — Hitler Id
going to be "blacked out" on
Queen's campua thia week, when
a mammoth war stamp campaign
opens on the campus.
Queena Journal states: "The
Oerman embassy in Washington in
answer to our appeal haa forwarded nn autographed photograph of
Der Feuhrer which shall be prominently displayed on the campus.
As the sale of war savings stamps
ls Increased Adolf's face will be
blacked out. The campaign will
last only one -week, but lt ls expected that Hitler's photogenic
features will be well covered in
the first  few days."
At present Theologs are leading
in the faculty competition for
blood   donations.
HAMILTON, ONT. — Like
Queen's and McOll 1 Universities,
McMaster University did not grant
students a holiday on November
11. Instead, lectures proceeded as
usual except for the third lecture
in the morning which was cancelled to allow for the Remembrance
Day Service.
SASKATOON, SA3K. — The
Sheaf put out a special Remembrance Issue last week with an
inner page containing a sketch
which ls reminiscent of the special
Issue of The Ubyssey last spring.
The scene depicted is that of a
student in graduation gown, armed with a bayonet.
TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Mrs.
Franklin D. Roosevelt will addreaa
students of the U. of Alabama on
November 18 In the Unlveralty
auditorium. Her aubject is to be
"The America We Want."
HEAD OFFICE
MONTREAL
UNIVERSITY PEOPLE .. . students
and faculty alike . . . will find a
friendly, helpful banking service at
Canada's Oldest Bank.
BANK OF MONTREAL
Established  1817
E. J. SCHE1DEL, Mgr.
"A Bank where  amall Accounts  are welcome"
West Point Orey Branch: TENTH AND SASAMAT
COLLJEGE CLOTHES OF DISTINCTION
_„__ Miriam -^
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315 Arts and Crafts Bldg.
PAc. 1028
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British M.P. —
e OH BOY, am I ever going to
have fun at the Art-Aggie
ball on Thursday! That Wlnnle-
the-Pooh Idea sounds rather Int'-
restlng . . . teddy bears and stuff
. . . Josie's got the dandyest new
formal dress; It's white crepe -with
rhlnestones sparkling around the
square neckline and on the belt.
She really does sparkle in It . . .
a Phi Kap hockey player (goal)
called for his girl friend rather
late the other night — eleven
o'clock — and when he got there
her Identical twin sister answered
the door and said that the girl
friend had gone to bed — after
he'd left he began to -wonder
whether it hadn't been the girl
friend that answered the door . .
that dress of Josie's came from
the Rose Marie Dress Shoppe, W.
41st Ave., Kerrisdale, and she haa
lots of other beauties too .  . .
• •    •    •
e IF ANY OF YOU OIRLS ever
want Inexpensive shoes that have
all the atyle of expensive shoes,
go to Rae'a Clever Floor, 808 Oranvllle St. They specialize ln low
pricea, high quality and excellent
aervice. They have a big selection
of all styles of shoes for every
occasion. I dropped ln with Josie
one afternoon, and even I waa Impressed. Josle saya that the shoes
that ahe gets there are the most
comfortable and smartest that ahe
ever had.
And were you In the caf yesterday when that cute, dark-haired
Alpha Oam pledge was serenaded by her sorority sisters on her
nineteenth birthday . . . She reneged on the customary speech
though.
• •   •   •
O A MONTH OR SO AOO Josie
and all her frlend3 -were beefing because they thought they
weren't going to be able to get
any silk stockings, but B. M.
Clarke's, 2517 Oranvllle St., still
have them and will have them
pure silk chiffon with bengal ino
tops and feet . . . semi-service
with cotton tops . . . frat pins
seem to be on the rampage again
. . A Sigma Phoo has given his to
a cute blue-eyed A. D. Pi ... n
Beta's has gone off the campus
and a Theta has a Phi Delt's . . .
Clarke's have ankle sox in all colours and prices too . . . 35c to 59c.
The silk stockings come at various
prices from 79  cents to $1.65.
• •    •    •
e UMMM ! Do I ever like nice
nice perfume . . . Josle wears
home from George Straith's, 905
Oeorgla St. In fact she has several
different kinds that she got there.
Their Jaeger bracken perfume
comes direct from Scotland . . .
the real McCoy. A cute blonde
freshette got a phone call from a
guy saying he was a certain tall,
dark Phi Delt and would ahe go
to the informal with him . . .
when ahe waa talking ln the Caf
tho next day to another Phi Delt
ahe mentioned tnat ahe waa going
to the party with Mr. X . . . Thl*-
Phi Delt aald "That'a funny, I
wonder what he's doing with the
other two girls he's aaked." It
aeems that aomo practical joker
waa posing at the tall dark P. D.
• •    •    •
e A LIMITED number of tickets
are available at the radio atudlo
in the Aggie Building tocaonew
and Wednesday at noon for the
program Treasure Trail which will
be presented over C.J.O.R. at 8:00
o'clock  Wednesday.
.       •       .        0
LOST—Gold Honorary L.S.E. pin."
Please return to Jack McMillan in
the Pub.
NOTICE-?Wiil student who borrowed pen for some Ink from girl
in Lower Common Room, Friday,
October 31, at 5:00 p.m. please contact June Heather, Arts Letter
Rack.
• •    •    •
NOTICE.—There are vacancies
In the Letters Club for one third
yoar and one fourth year woman,
and one third year man. Address
applications to Shiela MaKay, Arts
Letter  Rack.
f//oit'Ar/oi"-
y t/tybStfSf
—or Raffle Prize?
•    APPARENTLY U.B.C. STUDENTS have definite ideas
as to what should be done with Adolf Hitler1 after bugles
blow "cease fire".
Strangely enough, the suggestions of wmen students
who answered the questions of the two Ubyssey reporters
were the most bloodthirsty.  Suggestions varied widely.
Most adhered to the finer prln- ^^^^m**********************************>
clples of the old Mosaic law: "an
eye for an eye" and a " tooth for
a tooth". Only one student—a
freshman—wanted to make money
out of him.
Following   Is   a   cross-section   of
student  opinion:
QUESTION:
What punishment would you suggest for Hitler If he was captured
alive?
ILENE CARTER, Arts '42:
"Kill him as quickly aa poaaible
and get him out of the -way."
HUGHIE DAVIE, Science '42:
"You don't think people will have
a chance  to get near  Hitler after
tho war!"
SHEILA MacKAY, Arts '42:
"Put Hitler ln the British House
of  Commons  and  make him help
re-organize Europe."
SGT. HEFFERNAN, C.O.T.C:
"I'd have him live in a world of
his own making."
LUCAS MICHAS, Freshman:
"I'd   raffle   him   off   and   make
millions."
OWEN TELFOR, Arta '43:
"I never thought about it, but
boiling ln oil would be a good
idea."
MODEST   HONOURS   STUDENT.
Arta '42
"I don't think that we will have
to face that problem—the Oermana
or the Nasi hierarchy will look
after Hitler themaelvea."
"But If we did have to decide it
aeems to me that we ahould remember that Hitler repxeaenta
mare than an individual personality. By destroying the man hlmaelf we would probably make a
martyr of him for the mllilona
who will still believe In him even
after defeat. Our modern Napoleon
should be Isolated aa the source
of a deadly disease and then we'll
have to find a cure and a preventative 1 «r what his name represents."
BROWN BROS.
Chem. Student
Temporarily
Blinded in Lab.
e BADLY I UHNED about the
face and ct—>pletely blinded for
about five ni!.~'..tes when uoid
which she was using in an experiment splashed over her, Laura
Ryan, Chem. A Student, was taken
home after a laboratory accident
last Wednesday afternoon.
Medical examination revealed
that facial scars resulting front tho
accident will not be permanent, although they will take some time
to heal.
Wednesday's    accident    was    the
flrst reported this year.
•    •    *    *
3  cheers  for  Pooh !
(For  who?)
For Pooh —
3   cheers   for   Bear!
(For where?)
For Bear —
3 cheers for the wonderful "Wln-
nie-tho-Pooh!
(Just   tell   me   somebody   —
WHAT  DID  HE   DO?)
ARTS-AGGIE
Local Corsages
Beat All, Says
Varsity Florist
e U.B.C. ESCORTS may be suie
that they are giving their girls
the best corsages In Canado, as
Vancouver flowers have received
boosts from all over the continent,
according to Mrs. O. A. Whiting
of the Point Orey Flower Shop.
"Last year a Varsity student
who was studying back East sent
us an airmail order because flowers he was offered back east didn't
come up to his standards," she told
the Ubyssey. This year he Is planning to order in lots to supply his
friends, who were impressed with
the   locol   products.
Brock Open
Thrice Week;
Kitchen Also
• KITCHEN FACILITIES ln the
gym will henceforth be available for cluba using Brock Hall at
their evening meetings, Bob Morris, L.S.E president, announced
yesterday.
Under new regulatlona, Brock
Hall will be available for campus
clubs on Monday, Tueaday, and
Wedneaday evenings. Application
for use of the hall muat, however,
be made to the A.M.S. office by
noon of the preceding Saturday,
otherwise the hall, which up to
now haa been open to students on
Monday and Wednesday until 11:00
p.m., will be clsed at 6 p.m.
If the kitchen facilities are desired, this information must be included in the application. These
facilities include four gas plates,
hot water boilers, all necessary
crockery, and seating capacity for
twenty-flve.
NOTICE — Publications Board
meeting on Friday at 12:30. It Is
Important that every member of
the Pub will be there.
COTC Takes a Hosing
Over Mixed up Shipment
e    "GREAT GUNS—no grease guns". Such was one of the
comments in the Orderly Room last Saturday as officials
opened a shipment.
Orease guns were ordered by the
C.O.T.C. and last Saturday a shipment labelled "Grease Guns" arrived.
The box was opened, the excel-
solr torn away revealing not the
expected grease guns but a quantity of hose and nozzles.
This hose, it was pointed out, Is
not to be worn by the cadets as a
regular part of their battle dress
but Is ordinary rubber hose.
Questioned regarding this mlxed-
up shipment, C.O.T.C. orderly officials  were  non-commltal.
V.C.U. — Thursday Discussion
"Whence Came IV" Friday guest
speaker on "Christ in Business".
Meetings held in Arts 205 at 12:45.
Visitors welcome.
'Deny Denial'
Seems Motto
e TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED students contribute $26.65 ! After
the last self-denial day to say that
thc collectors are discouraged Is
an  understatement.
Some of the girls feel that the
students do not yet know that on
every Wednesday everyone Is expected to do his share in supporting the war effort. They feel
too, that a few cents from each
person would not actually result
In them denying themselves any-
thin--.
Spencer's Fashion Floor
Three
on a Match
Jerkin, skirt and shirt, perfectly matched ln grey
wool and rayon tropical cloth—the gored skirt
pleated back and front, the jerkin buttoned or
pullover, and the tailored shirt with long or short
sleeves.
You can juggle these matchmakers with finesse,
varying the color of your shirt, getting an extra
skirt with pleats all the way round. In fact, with
plenty of them you can give your individuality
free play and they make a marvelous college
wardrobe at budget expense.
as    sketched,    jerkin    3.98,
skirt  3.98  and  blouse  3.98.
Other colors in Alpine cloth, 2.98 per garment.
Sportswear,   Spencer's   Fashion  Floor
DAVID
LIMITED
Empty Seats
Look around the classroom next time you go to a lecture . . .
see that empty seat over there? .... that was Joe's . . you
remember Joe, the happy-go-lucky screwball, that joined the
Air Force .... yeah, killed over Germany last week . . . hell
of a swell kid .... remember? . . . sure but will you remember him in 1952 .  . 1962 .  . . 1972?
his picture will be in the 1942 Totem ............. Page Four
THE    UBYSSEY
■Tuesday, November 18, 1941
U.B.C. Expert Presents Mountaineering Advice For Beginners
e THE WIDE OPEN spaces appeal to us all, and
we all don't mean gaposls. For those who are
tired of the Inconveniences of parked cara (Naahes
excluded—Advt.) the alternative of luring her up the
mountain presents itself.
Two major disadvantages, however, oppose
thia crafty plot. The first is the "fear of the mountain" complex, and the aecond la the Inconvenience
of "life ln the wooda."
Por the former point a glib tongue ahould
aufflce, and for the latter a rigid peraual of the fol-
lowQig account ahould prove Invaluable.
Certain fundamental accessories to the crime
will be required. Here they are:
1. The Boots—manhole covera with laces. The
holes In the bottom are to let out the water that flowa
in over the top. The boots ahould be blue (ita more
eexy).
2. The Pack—a bag slung enticingly over one
shoulder, cave man style. (Two large hip pockets
ahould  aufflce).
3. Water Wings—self explanatory. Uaed for
swimming up the trail which has carelessly wandered into a lake.  (Best bet—blue).
4. Companion—A hot blonde or any other old
bag with a strong back and a weak mind.
5. Mountain Garb—Used only while hiking.
See Esquire, yea, bub, they do ahow clothes there.
READY, OET SETT.
Having amasaed the above equipment with
the help of your local pawnbroker; the neophlte
mountaineer will be weU on hla way up the straight
and narrow path (wall narrow anyway—well!). Por
beat reaulta both on and off the path, tha following
poatulatea ahould be committed to memory.
A. NEVER
1. Sign anything.
2. Drink water while on the mountain. The
author haa found a pure, healthful, distilled substitute for the mountain aque not ao pura lurking be
hind the  trade  name  of  white  horse.   (This  should
help you up).
3. Take enough blankets.
4. Filibuster.
5. Play with fire—save our virgin,  woods.
6. Hit the trail if there la any Indication of
anow; you might be lured Into going skiing (aee
"Advice to Skiers",  Ubyaaey, Nov. 10,  1940—plug).
7. Take up any food. A scientific fact lt la
that the body can exist Indefinitely on 'Junglejulce'
alone—eh, Moae?
B. ALWAYS i
1. Wear blue.
2. Master   the   universal  aign   language.
3. Tell your mother you're juat going up the
mountain with a bunch of the boya. (She would worry if aha thought you were alone).
4. Sprain your ankle a foot from the cabin
door (unless you're a sucker for work).
8. Claim temporary amnesia on return to civilization.
Once the beginner understands the fine points
of this virile week-end sport, there la little need
for further Instruction; he should be ready for tho
hlke. (And we do mean hike—don't go up a mountain acceasable by car, a girl can have a strenuous
car ride anytime).
CAUTION.
Mountaineering, remember, is one of our
greateat outdoor aporta - (if you want lt that way)
embodying all the patience of cheaa and all the cunning of bridge in one fell blow.
Thia ia aa far aa our instruction goea once
your ln your cabin, you're on your own.
NA. AppUcaUona will be received in the Pub
all thla week from anyone desiring to Join a amall
hiking party for next weekend. Leave your naaae and
photograph In the box provided. Applloanta will be
Judged solely on neatness, appearance, and personality. No relatives of the author need apply. All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential.
Soccermen Play Cops
On Campus Wednesday
e    IN THEIR FIRST and only home game before Christmas,
the Varsity soccer eleven will battle City Police for first
place in the Wednesday League tomorrow afternoon at 3:15
on the upper playing field.
Now resting in second place with 5 points, the undefeated Thunderbirs can take over first place from the undefeated Cops who now hold it with 6 points. If they lose, they
will probably slip back to third place and Woodsonias, who
should beat Pro-Recs in the other game of the day at Cambie
Grounds, will take over the second slot.
No   Wonder  They're   Sad
—'
At the beginning of the season,
league followers touted either Cops
or Varsity to take the silverware
this year. Both aquada have rolled
along undefeated and the only time
they played each other the battle
ended ln a draw.
Since then the Blue and Oold
have had a monotonous serlea of
tlea, which haa cauaad them to fall
behind the flatfoota.
Without atudent supporters to
cheer them on, the boya have gradually loat the light they showed at
the beginning of the fall. Now
they've got themaelvea excited a-
gain with the prospect of meeting
the league leadera and perhapa a
few cheers from a few atudent
spectators may turn the trick.
Coach Charlie Hltchens and
Manager Jim McCarthy refuse to
make any predictions, saying, "The
Cops are too good to make any
remarks about."
Nevertheless, it la a fact that the
Police outfit is definitely not anxious to play on the rough campua
green.
LEONO RETURNS?
Another point, poaalbly In Varaity'a favor will be the return of
atar goalie Dennis Leong. That is,
If lie's in shape by Wednesday.
After a final workout on Monday
and a chalfi talk on Tuesday the
starting lineup will be chosen from
the following list:
GOAL—Don McLean and Dennis
Leong.
FULLBACK—Stu Roach, Mel
Oughton, and Laurie Young.
HALFBACKS—Doug Todd, Quan
Louie, Dave Thompson, Eric Jane.
FORWARDS—Jim Morton, Stu
Todd, Fred Sasaki, Bob Shewen,
Oeorge North,  and Don  Thlcke.
Frosh Squad
Loses 26*21
To West Van.
e THE FROSH basketball  squad
drpped   Its   third   counter   in
four starts last Thursday night to
West Van by a count ot 26-21.
The Frosh, who have been the
only basketball team on the campus thla yea*- to win a game, were
paced by Mann and Matheson
with 7 points apiece. They were
behind most of the contest and
lacked just enough drive to close
the gap with the West Vanners.
Harry Franklin of the Senior A's
haa taken over the coaching duties
and ahould make a difference In
the showing of the team ln the
future.
SCORES:— Mann7, MoOreer 3,
Hayward 4, Matheson 7, Hole, Paton, Lord, Hendrickaon, Nellaon,
McDonald.
NOTICE
e THE ENGLISH Rugby game
will be held In the stadium at
2:00, Saturday afternoon. All rank*
are requested to turn out, ln fact
you are all going to be marched
over to see the game. Ha, glad
I'm In category "E".
A picked Army team from Victoria will battle lt out with the
C.O.T.C. squad. Lineup for the
Varsity-Army team ---ill be about
the same aa the team that contested the Vancouver Reps. General Alexander will officiate at the
opening of the game.
Mentor Maury Mutes
•    MAURY VAN VLIET is at it again.
The busy little mentor of men's athletics, physical
training instructor for the C.O.T.C, coach of everything from
Canadian football to golf, has taken on another task.
Disconsolate at the apathy shown by students towards
his intra-mural program, Van Vliet is now hard at work with
the campus Greeks drawing up an extensive inter-fraternity
sports calendar to replace the almost-defunct mural schedule.
Rumoured among the sport activities for the frat men
are: basketball, golf, swimming, cross-counrty and six-man
football.
Then things started to happen.
Anderson and Lucas both soored
field baskets to bring Stacy's up
4 pointa. Wilson waa awarded two
free throws but could only make
one count. Then with two mlnutea
to go Bill Anderson came through
again to make the count 33-31.
Stacy's were pressing the play and
a desperate heave by Ken Lawn
from the oentre of the floor swtah-
ed through the hoop amid groana
of the Varaity supporters.
HEY, HAY
On the next play Lawn committed his fourth foul on Art Barton
who proceeded to sink the free
shot putting the Birds up one
point 34-33. With only 21 aeoonda
to go Sandy Hay fouled Lucaa who
sunk one of the two and forced the
game into an overtime session.
Bill Anderson started off the extra period with a long ahot but
Sandy Hay soon evened thlnga up
again. Rees and Lucas accounted
for 4 more pointa and a long ahot
by Art Barton brought the count
to 38-40 for Stacy's. Ihe Shoemen
had control of the game now and
juat before time Lucaa came
through again to make the final
score 40 to 38.
The game was fairly ragged
throughout and only in spots did
WANTED—-The Red Cross want
for their Rod Cross Room an Iron
and a treadle Sewing Machine.
Any person willing to donate these
will contact the Red Cross Room.
•   •   •   •
First Darky: What fo' you name
yo'   baby   "Electricity",   flflose?
Second Darky: Well, mah name
am Mose, and mah wife's name
am Dinah, an if Dinahmose don't
make   electricity,   what   does?
LOST—"Fundamentals of Logic"
by Chapman and Honte. The finder is asked to return it to Brenda
Phillips.
the students shine with their playa.
In the aecond quarter they had a
lead of ten pointa when the count
waa 17-7 but Stacy's pulled up a
bit and at the halfway mark the
Basket  Bull
BY CHUCK CLARIDGE
e SURPRISING and disappointing was Jim Scott's failure to
play. After the news that he was
going to turn out for the flrat time
thla season, the crowd had to be
content to aee him merely aa a
spectator. Apparently Maury did
not aee hla way clear to letting
him rejoin the squad at his leisure.
• •   -   •
e HARVEY REES, who is now
doing his hooping for Stacey's,
started out at these halls of learning this fall but he was forced to
drop hts studies. He says tbat .he
hopes to come out again next year.
Hla ability to perform on the maple court wottld be a welcome addition to the Blue and Oold aquad
this year.
• •   •   •
e STU McMORRAN, Varsity grad
and Senior A Basketball manager   of   last   season,   is   now   the
official timekeeper for the league.
e   e   e   e
e WALLY MAYERS, who used
to play for the Blue and Oold
a good many years ago appeared
In a Stacey uniform on Saturday
night. Wally coached the Maple
Leafs last season and he Is now
making a comeback in the playing
end  of the sport.
e THE FREE SHOOTING was off
colour during the game. Varsity broke even with their 24 free
tosses, sinking 12 and missing a
like number, Stacy's percentage
was even lower, as they missed 10
out of  16.
TRANSPORTATION — Avail-
able from West End via Twelfth
Avenue. Phone Bob Bentall between 6-7 p.m.   PAc. 1001
• •   e   e
Prof: Why did Mark Anthony
say "Friends, Romans and Countrymen,  lend   me  your  ears?"
Student: "To get enough dirt to
bury   Caesar."
• *   •   •
LOST—Book of six-place logarithms and an essay, "My Autobiography". Finder please notify
Harry Ellis, second year Applied
Science,  or A.M.S. office.
• •    *    *
Goliath' "Why don't you come
out   and  fight  Uke   a   man?"
David: "Wait until I get a Uttl.
boulder."
UBC Boxers
May Enter
Golden Gloves
e THERE IS a chance that Varsity may be represented In the
Golden Gloves boxing tournament
this Friday and Saturday by two
of the city's leading scrappers,
Tommy Syme and Austin Frith.
If the boys can get into fighting
trim by next weekend, Coach M.
L. Van Vllet will enter them ln
the big tourney.
The winners of the Vancouver
tournament will proceed to Seattle
to take part In the Pacific North
West flght-ofts.
Both boys have been working
out regularly for the past two
weeks and are rapidly getting Into
top condition. Syme took on extra
poundage this summer and ls now
ln the lightweight dlvlsln. Frith
fights as a welterweight.
—Courtesy  of The Vancouver Dally  Province.
e THIS HAPPY LITTLE SCENE, taken at one of those many tlmea when Varsity's basketball opponents have
just scared a crucial counter, just about summa up the feeling of campua hoop fans. Saturday night their
beloved hoopers, laat year Dominion Champa loat their fourth straight game ln the city league. Thla time
their hopes ran high aa the college men led moat of the way, only to be caught by time and beaten In overtime,  thua dashing the smiles from the faces of their rabid supporters.
*••• •••• ••••
Hoopers Drop Fourth Game;
Play Shores Here To-morrow
Saturday's Game: Stacy's 42, Varsity 38.
Next Game: Varsity vs* Shores,
Wednesday at U.B.C. Gym
.
e    VARSITY THUNDERBIRDS, after maintaining a comfortable lead throughout the entire
basketball game Saturday night, blew up in the last filve minutes and allowed ihe Stacy
quintet to tie up the contest and then go ahead and win 42-38.
At the third quarter mark the Blue and Gold were ahead 30-24. Starting the last
session, Art Barton dropped in one of those left handers but missed on a free shot awarded
him. Art Johnson came through with his free throw but Harry Kermode was unable to
count his and the score stood at 33 to 24 in favor of the students.
Old Love
score stood at 21-14 in favour of
the Blue and Gold.
Sandy Hay waa the beat atudent
on the floor aa he turned ln hla
best game of the year netting a
total of 10 pointa, one leaa than the
reliable "Lefty" Barton who had
11 for hla evening's work.
Kenny Lawn and Bill Anderson
paced the Shoemen with 13 and 10
pointa respectively, lt waa theae
two men who led the last quarter
rally that tied up the game and
enabled them to go ahead and win
ln  overtime. ~
BUT MORS
Contrary to previous announcements, Varaity haa two more gamea
to play this week, on Wedneaday
against Shores and Saturday night.
The Wednesday night game will
be the laat game on the campua
before Xmaa, and Varaity'a flrat
chance for revenge against the paat
defeat they suffered at 47-35 at the
hands of the Shore team.
SCORES:
VARSITY: Franklin 4, Kermode
3, Hay 10, Barton 11, Ryan 7, Johnaon 3, Dean Yorke, Sully, Julian.
STACY'S: Lawn 13, Lucas 8, And-
deraon 10, Freeman 2, Wilson 1,
Weacott 6, Meyers, Samson, Jar-
dine, Reese 2, Holden.
e TAKING UP where he left off
with the Thunderbirds last
spring, Pat Flynn Is now playing
ball for the R.C.A.F. In Winnipeg.
Last -week he scored 7 points
against Winnipeg St. Andrews, the
Manitoba baaketball champs. The
last time Pat met the Saints was
when the Blue and Oold battled
and beat them last aprlng In one
of the Dominion hoop playofs.
NOTICE—Board and room—for
two. New home, good meals. 4S2S
W. 13th Ave., Ratea, 930 per month.
Phone ALma 0709L.
•   •   •   •
■PORTS REPORTERS
Bill Oalt, Terry Taylor, Sherry
Wllloocke, Harry Franklin and
Geary Spencer.
For   Men   Only
BY HARRY FRANKLIN
e WE HAD a most unusual experience last Armistice Day at
the Vancouver Rep-Varaity Rugby
game that saw the former run
rough-shod over the local lada.
What we enjoyed the moat waa
our half-time Intermission Interview with some 28 Fiji Islanders,
who were guests of the Rugby Association. One of the bunch actually apoke English fluently. He
called hlrraolf Sumla Saumi, or
"Pete" to the boya in New Zealand.
Mr. Saumi had visited New Zealand ln 1939 with an all-Fijian rugger aquad that won 10 out of 11
ball gamea, one a draw. Naturally
enough, theae Fiji natlvea play
bare-footed and run like deer.
The Islanders are working ae seamen on cargo ships from Vancouver to the Southern Pacific. When
not on board ship they are either
farming their plot of land (given
to them by hereditary rights), or
playing rugger, soccer, cricket,
water sports and their traditionally
famous native dart game.
When queried about Canadian
hospitality, "Pete" uttered between
two rows of pearly -white teeth,
"We like you Canadians, but your
climate is too "lillwa" which meana
in Fiji tongue "cold". (Chamber
of Commerce please note).
An Interview with a celebrity
would not have been complete had
we not asked, "What ls your favorite dish?"
From what we could decipher
from 'Pete'a* "yum-yum" description and a few pointers picked up
on the side, "tmrro", a food, and
"cava" the national drink are overwhelming choloes amongst the natlvea.
"Tarro" tastes like starchy potato, while "cava" to the uninitiated
tastes like a compound of aoapy
water and coal oil.
We finally got around to asking
juat what Mr. Saumi and hla atol-
ld-looklng buddies thought of the
rugby match. He smiled and aald,
"Not bad!"
All fo which made lt a very
pleasant Tueaday afternoon.
VOISE
The  Eskimo sleeps  In his  bear
skin 	
And sleepa very well, I'm told.
Last night  I  slept  ln my  bare
akin,
And caught a helluva cold.
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condition. Only been worn three
times. Contact W. R. Beamish, 369
17th  Ave.,  New Wesminster,  B.C.
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Make sure of good passing marks at
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