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Issued Twice Weekly by the Students' Publications Board of The University of British Columbia
No. 19
French Club
Production Is
Afternoon Showing Marred By
Lack of Co-ordination
"Songs cf Other Days" in mime and
color were presented by the French
Societies, Wednesday and Thursday
evening, and Wednesday afternoon.
The production could not honestly
be judged equal tq the standard set
last year with 'Songs of the Good
Days." The afternoon production at
least, on which our criticism is based,
Was extremely ragged, due to lack
of co-ordination and insufficient practice.
Missed Opportunities
The attractive nature of the musio
and the colorful costumes and imaginative though limited settings suggested possibilities of beauty and originality. But these were marred by
weak voices, often uncertainty oi the
text or music, sometimes self-consciousness, ancl as remarked, a deplorable lack of co-ordination.
Highlights .
A few meritorious items stood out
in contrast to the mediocracy of the
rest. The song of the ballad-monger
was easily the best performance of
the afternoon. He sang his weary,
sad song with real feeling, and acted
the part.
The same singer saved the item,
"Old King Cole," with his fine voice,
though he hardly seemed the epitome
of jollity. (Though I do not blame
him with such a lethargic jester at
his feet. The' fellow had evidently
been drinking).
A quite attractive effect was produced with controlled lighting in "I
Danced My Shoes Away," and Peggy
Scott  executed  the  dance  skillfully.
Doriii McDiarmid revealed a voice
nicely controlled and pure, while
Robert Cumming with his easy assurance on the stage was relieving
to watch.
"Un Reeve De La Basse-Bretagne''
On the whole the first part of the
program, of songs of old France and
French Canada, wero better than the
"Pageant-Fantasy," which was presented rather confusingly, and which
seemed unduly extenuated. In fact,
it would have been better had the
whole production been shortened.
For one thing, it would have given
the hard pressed singers more time
to perfect their parts.
M. Andre Hisette acted as Master
of Ceremonies. The program was
arranged and produced by Miss Ethel
-J. B. C.
Mozart Symphony
To Be Performed
At Next Concert
The works of the great German
composer, Mozart, will be an important feature of the third seasonal
concert of the Vancouver Symphony
Society, which will take place in the
Strand Theatre next Sunday afternoon.
The program is as follows:
Overture to the "Magic Flute," Mozart; Symphony D major with Minuet, Mozart; Concerto for four pianos
after Vivaldi's Concerto for four violins, played at last concert, J. S.
Bach. Intermission. Overture to the
"Wasps," Vaughan Williams; Three
Dances from "Henry Eighth," E. German; Praeludium, A. Jarnefelt; Italian Caprice, P. Tschaikowsgy.
The soloists for the Piano Concerto will be: Ursula Malkin, Jean
Coulthard, Phyllis Ward and Elsie
de Ridder. Miss Malkin and Miss
Coulthard have played with the orchestra before while this will be the
orchestral debut for Miss Ward and
Miss de Ridder.
Ths Symphony has been compos r!
by Mozart in the last period of his
life and is especially beautiful and
charming . There is another symphony in D major by Mozart which
however does not contain a minuet.
The Overture to the "Wasps" is
being played for the first time in
Western Canada. It will prove an
intei eating novelty of this modern
English composer. It is meant to be
an overture to a comedy by Aristophanes and the music is very entertaining indeed, containing several
witty themes in lighter vein and a
broad melody of peculiar beauty. It
is very well orchestrated and should
prove most enjoyable.
The closing number is the exceedingly brilliant Italian Caprice by
Tschaikowsky, written during his
visit to Italy. The opening theme
is thc Bugle call heard every night
from the barracks of the Royal Cur-
rastars A tune in the manner of a
folksong and a tarantelle bring the
composition to a very effective close.
Allard de Ridder
As the energetic conductor of the Vancouver Symphony Society, Mr. de Ridder has done much to advance the appreciation of good music in Vancouver.
No Microbes In
Water Supplies
Coke And Coal
Gas Subject Of
Smelt Address
Speaking on the Economics of coal-
gas and coke, Mr. F. W. Smelts,
sales manager of the by-products division of the B. C. Electric, addressed
thc  Commerce club last Wednesday.
"Contrary to popular opinion,"
stated Mr. Smelts, "the coal-gas industry evor since its birth has been
one continual fight for existence, We
in Vancouver have been compelled
time ancl time again to scrap costly
equipment and adopt new methods.
Every phase of the gas industry is
in direct competition with some
other  industry."
Mr. Smelts went on to say that in
earlier times the manufacturers of
coal-gas and coke in Vancouver had
been able to obtain large prices for
their by-products. Lately however,
owing partly to the depression, and
partly to inventions that had lowered the cost of these by-products,
the revenue obtained from them had
been greatly reduced. Another blow
at thr gas industry came in the
form of electric lighting. The development of the gas companies of
various types of gas heating appliances had to some extent counteracted this.
An Instance of ihe research woik
done by the B. C, Electric gas department was explained by Mi.
Smelts when he described the de-
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Shan-Kar With
Hindu Dancers
Appears Soon
After playing to capacity houses up
the Pacific coast, Shan-Kar and his
Hindu dancers and musicians will
appear at the Vancouver Theatre on
Monday night only. A strange and
colorful performance may be anticipated.
"Wrter Supply Problems" will be
discussed by Mr. E. A. Cleveland,
M.E.I.C., at his lecture before the
Vancouver Institute on Saturday, December 2.
Mr. Cleveland intends to discuss
the development of the water supplies of nil the great cities of the
world. Before the site of a great
city can be chosen an adequate water
supply must be found.
Water is one of the chief distributors of disease germs and ln order
to protect the safety of the inhabitants the most elaborate precautions
must be taken to protect the purity
of the city water supply. The system
of distribution must also be carefully guarded.
Mr. Cleveland is the Chief Commissioner of the Greater Vancouver
Wa'er District and knows all the difficulties which are incurred in the
job of supplying the populace with
| pure water.
Tho lecture will begin at 8:13 ancl
as usual will be open to thi public.
Appointments For
Totem Made; Ted
Madeley Is Editor
Appointment of Ted Madeley to
the position of Editor of the 1934
?dition of The Totem, university annual, was ratified by Students' Council on Monday evening.
Madeley goes tc the new position
with considerable journalistic experience, having served on the Publications Board for two years. Other
members of the Totem staff will include Janet Higginbotham and Harold
Jeffreys, both of whom have had
Ubyssey experience. Other members
of the Totem staff will be announced
later .
It is hoped next year to keep up
the splendid standard displayed in
the 1933 annual. In spite of increased
financial stringencies the editors are
aiming to produce an annual that
will maintain the enviable reputation
possessed by The Totem in former
years . This will only be made possible, however, with the fullest cooperation from the student body.
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Pianists To Play
For Santa Fund
Mrs. Douglas Johnston will present
nine pianists in a recital to be held
in the Oak; Room of ths Hotel Vancouver, on Friday evening, Dec. 8.
The pianists, well known in Vancouver musical circles, will play in
aid of the Province Santa Claus
The program will be:
1 Etude   Chopin
Rondo Scherzando   Field
Margery Boulton
2 Rhapsodie     Brahms
Spinning Song   Wagner-Liszt
Beth Emery (A.T.C.M., L.A.B.)
3 Poeme   Scriabine-Siloti
The Fountain of the Acqua Paolo
Grace Bailey (A.T.C.M.)
4 Capriccio      Dohnanyi
Jeannie Wilkinson-Brighouse
5 Nocturne       Chopin
Reflet Dans L'eau   Debussy
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—Photo by Artona
Ted. Madeley
With two years work on the Ubyssey
to his credit, Ted. receives a well
earned promotion to the Totem staff.
Kaye Lamb From Oxford
Praises U.B.C. Training
The University of British Columbia
gives a very valuable training to stu-
_,. ... ..      x        , dents intending to do post-graduate
His successes oi>. this continent are  „,„„_   i„  <•-..«.!»_       s       ...   **,     "lt
....       . _,_ .   _j—   _j _,.     work  in foreign univers ties, in the
a repetition of his London and Euro
pean triumphs which are told in
pres3 reviews, and in letters from
Vancouver lov.rs of art abroad.
Shan-Karoverwhelms the occidental
senses with a primitive splendor that
fascinates his audiences.
In I-ondon Uday Shan-Kar is well
known. In his student years, residing there with his father, (a man
of culture1 a Sanskrit scholar, and a
devotee of the arts they frequently
put on Hindu performances to Introduce India's dance, drama and music
in London, to the success of which
Uday largely contributed with his
skill both as a musician and a painter. This he acquired an intimate
knowledge of stage craft. Shan-Kar
assisted Anna Pivlova with the production of her Rahha-Krlshna ballet
at Covent Garden, and at the Manhattan Opera House, New York, in
Unsatisfied, however, with this success Shan-Kar turned back to Europe
and later to India whence he returned
with his orchestra of picked Hindu
musicians to faultlessly play with
thoroughly accurate rhythm the authentic musical accompaniment to the
classic dances of India.
The Ubyssey will make an appearance only once more this
year. After Tuesday, December
5, the staff will hasten to catch
up on work missed as a result
of their devotion to newspaper
work. The Pub. office will become transformed from the favorite haunt of the indolent to
the sacred retreat of the swatter.
opinion of Dr. Kaye Lamb, Arts '27,
who has just returned from London
University after having obtained his
PhD. degree.
Dr. Lamb, after graduating from
U.B.C. with first class honors in history, lectured for one year under the
department of history, and then was
awarded the Nicol Scholarship entitling him to three years' study in
France. Since then he has gained his
M.A. from the University of British
Columbia and spent fifteen months
at the University of London compiling a thesis on "The Genesis of the
British Labor Party," under the direction of Professor Howard Laskey,
who is one of the main powers behind that party in Britain today.
Grads Well Prepared
He considers that local graduates
are well prepared for work at such
institutions as London University,
Oxford, or Cambridge because U.B.C.
honor courses train them to work
on their own, which they must do
entirley when they go abroad to study.
In the particular work which he was
doing he was not required to attend
any lectures at all, and ln fact was
very seldom even at the university,
but spent most of his time at the
British Museum carrying on independent research.
The term at London University Is
about two months longer than at
U.B.C, thus allowing students only
three months in the summer. Thus,
there is little chance for them to earn
money in the summer, and Dr. Lamb
states that partly for this reason only
fairly well-to-do persons can afford
to attend. The B.A. degree can, however, be obtained in two years as a
result of the longer terms and the
higher entrance standard required.
Professors in Parliament
Upon questioning he stated that professors are quite free to run for Parliament in Britain. "But they seldom
want to," he added. "They prefer
rather to remain the powers behind
the scenes." The students themselves
take an active interest in politics and
the Various colleges have their Liberal, Conservative, Socialist and
Communist clubs. The graduates
themselves of the University elect one
member to Parliament.
With regard to the much-heralded
declaration of Oxford students against
fighting for their king and country
in case of war, Dr. Lamb considered
that too much importance had been
attached to it. He pointed out that
this decision had only been the result of a regular debating contest.
"Tho student audience decides the
j winner of such a debate, but there
are two things which influence their
choice of the winners," he declared.
"Firstly, they judge by the relative
abilities of the debaters; and secondly,
they are apt to be sympathetic to the
visiting team."
The Fear of War
He said there was considerable pacifist feeling in England but that the
majority of people considered that
pacifism was an impractical attitude
to adopt in the face of war, although
theoretically they agreed with it.
"There is general talk of the probability of another war, but not of any
immediate danger; they fear rather
a war in five years or so, and fori
the present fear the development of
an International attitude that will
make war inevitable then," he asserted.
According to Dr. Lamb there are
many differences between university
life in London and in Vancouver.
He estimated tho student enrollment
at London University to be about
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Former Players
r Of U.B.C. Star
In Doll's House
Ibsen's famous play, "A Doll's
House," renowned for many years in
English 1 courses, will be presented
next week by a cast including several actors well known in university
There will be performances at the
Vancouver Little Theatre, Commercial Drive, on Friday and Saturday,
Dec. 8 and 9, at 3:15 each evening,
with a matinee on Saturday ?,t 2.30.
The play is under the direction of
Carleton Clay, and included in the
cast are Joan Miller, who will be
remembered for her exceptional performance in "Elizabeth the Queen";
Marjorie Ellis, prominent in Players'
Club and Little Theatre performances; ancl Bill Buckingham who will
be remembered as the director of
"El Cristo" in the recent Christinas
Miss Miller plays the leading role
of "Nora," Bill Buckingham plays
that of Torvald, while Marjori. Ellis
will portray the part of Mrs, Linden.
Other members of the cast will include Frank Crowson, prominent Little Theatre member, who plays thc
part of Dr. Rank; Fred Brad-haw, a
talented newcomer to the Little Theatre, who plays the part of Krog-
stad; Edith Bryant, Doris Bauey,
Frank Fletcher, Maurice Fletcher and
Nora Andrews will complete the cast.
Those who have graciously lent
their patronage for the production
are Professor and Mrs. Thorllcf Larsen, Dr. C. J. Bjorke, Norwegian
vice-consul, Mrs. E. Bernulf Clegg
Mrs. A. E. Woodward, Mrs. J. Stuart
Jamieson, and Mrs. John T. McCay.
While many of those taking part in
the play are members of the Little
Theatre, this play is being sponsored
by the Norwegian community for
charitable purposes, and is thevefore
not part of the Little Theatres pro
Evening prices are $1.00, 75 cents
and 50 cents, while matinee prices
are 50 cents for the entire house.
Reserved seat sale will open at Kelly's on Thursday, Dec. 7. There are
no matinee reservations.
Lenin And Stalin
Appear At U.B.C.
The man of the hour, U.B.C.'c man
of destiny, who con he be? Have we
a representative of the U.S.S.R. in
our midst?   Is it the C.C.F.?
These were some ot the questions
that were asked by curious occupants of the Arts Men's common room
on Wednesday, when early arrivals
beheld a large sheet taken from the
Moscow Dally News (no, this is not
a companion paper to the Ubyssey),
embellished with lavgo sketches of
Lenin and Stalin, tacked up on the
Perhaps this is merely the result
of Mr. Litvinoff's visit to the United
States. In any case-, the appearance
of a red flag or a fiery soap box
orator upon the campus is expected
by a number of the students.
Former Poet
Laureate Is
L. C. Theme
Jack Grant   Gives   Paper On
Robert Bridges
"The Life and Works of Robert
Bridges," as expounded to the Letters' Club on Tuesday night by Jack
Grant at a well-attended meeting
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. N.
Ellis, 1742 West 40th Avenue.
A newspaper caption, the paper
said, once described Bridges as a
"king's canary" who "refused to
twitter." This, of course, was a rather ill-natured comment, but Mr.
Grant pointed out that it waa not
without some grains of truth.
Quality of Lyrics
"Tlie clear, liquid qualities of
Bridges' lyrics,' 'he said, "are undoubtedly bird-like in essence; but
it is hoped that this paper will show,
without undue controversy, that
Bridges was, first, an artist of immeasurably greater repertoire than
his feathered prototype and, secondly that his volume of work has never
twitteied, eithor qualitatively or
quantitatively, in the hearing of
anyone with ears to hear sympathetically and with intellect above the
writing of superficial newspaper captions.
"Unfortunately, such people are not
sufficiently common among the reading public to guarantee an understanding reception of Bridges' works,
and consequently natural characteristics of his genius have been distorted and displayed frequently al
traits of a transitory career. His re*
ticjencc has been accepted, in many
quarters ns a cold aloofness; his refusal to beat a drum indiscriminately on national occasions has given
rise tc the sobriquet of 'the silent
laure.te.' Nevertheless, I believe that
a survey of his varied life can in
largo measure dispel such negations,
and give us th. leason why Bridges
has always b.en held in reverence
as t poet, philosopher and scholar
of thc fir.it order by an audience,
select though few, throughout the
English-specking world."
Bric'ges, it was explained, spent
tbe greater part of his life as a doctor, retiring past middle-age and devoting 20 years to remarkable production. Grant did not deal much
with Bridges' lyrics, but made a full
analysis of his poetic dramas, some
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Pre-Meds. Hear
Of Govt. Action
Against Disease
In sneaking to the pre-medical students on Thursday at noon, Dr. D. F.
Amyot took for his subject the 'protective measures taken by Canada,
against foreign diseases."
The speaker first gave a summary
of the different medical acts that
have been passed in Canada. Before
the time of the Department of Health
Act, which was passed in 1919, thete-
had merely been acts administered
by different departments and it was
"now seen that something more centralized must be formed." Certain
duties he said are assigned by the
government to the minister of health
and the federal health officers.
"We have to have a jolt every now
and again and realize there are danger, which can be combatted," said
the lecturer, who stated that only
"too often the horse is stolen and
the stable locked."
"One of the mtin departments under the head of National Health,"
said Dr. Amyot, "is that of quarantine, with its main object to prevent
entrance in Canada of communicable
diseases. The method as used in
Canada is as fine as anywhere else
in the worict. The boats, coming to
the coast, if they discover a disease,
report it by wireless to the quarantine station at. Williams Head, near
Victoria on Vancouver Island, where
a quarantine staff is fully equipped
to meet with the requirements of
the passengers. The clothing of these
people is also fumigated as the ships
provide everything that is required
to look after those in the hospitals,
the companies ire thus very careful
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Friday, December 1, 1933
English Ruggermen
Determined To Stop
North Shore Squad
Coach Tyrwhitt Has Tough Time Selecting
Wtng Three-quarter
Inside Threes
Al Mercer
Ken Mercer
G. Smith
In what will be the feature English Rugby match of the
day, Varsity will meet the powerful All-Black
aggregation at 3 p.m. tomorrow afternoon.
If we are to believe a rumor which is
circulating downtown, Varsity's chances of
engaging in a game with the Stanford team
on Christmas day will depend on the result
of tomorrow's encounter. To the English
Rugby boys this is only an added incentive
to make the Black, Shirts bite the slippery
sods of Brockton Point Oval, and another
reason being that the All-Blacks have as yet
PEARSON       to learn of the bitterness of defeat.
Coach Jack Tyrwhitt and Captain
Ken Mevcer have been putting the
squad through additional practices all
this week. Particular attention is being given to the scrum. With twelve
men trying for places in the forward line, Tyrwhitt has had a tough
job securing the best possible seven
men combination to hold the All-
Black forwards who are rated the ace
scrum men of thecity.
Ed Senkler will replace Jimmy Mitchell as hook flanked by Harrison and
Pyle. In the back row, Harry Pearson chosen on the All B. C. team
which journeyed to California last
Christmas, will hold clown his regular
position as breakaway forward. Maguire, Morris ancl Upward will work
in the other scrum positions.
Four men sought wing three quarter berths, the choice going to Dalton
and Owen. Al Mercer, Pugh, and Le-
gat, each one a ten second man will
be the inside threes.
Ken Mercer will direct his men
from the five-oights division, while
Derry Tye will work behind the
scru.n. Tne full-back berth will be
filled by Gordie Brand.
Without a doubt this is the strongest fifteen since thc era of the "Miracle Men" in 1926-7. All the team
needs is a large student turnout to
help them trim the much-touied All
While the Senior team is entertaining the North Shore All Blacks at
Brockton Point the second team will
travel to North Vancouver to meet the
second division North Shore team. Ihe
gamo will be at Confederation Park
and it is slated to start at 2:00 p.m.
Lost Last Week
The second team lost a hard fought
encountev to the eaglue leading Ex-
Britannia team but they hope this
Saturday to start a series of wins. If
team enthusiasm is any criterion they
In their last encounter with the AU
Blacks, the Blue j\nd Gold squad
managed to eke out a win. This time
they are out to justify their last victory.
Line up
The team line-up is as follows:
Vrooman. Ellis, Arbuckle. Stewart.
Macdonald, Wilson, Sanderson, Gatf!,
Hurley, Clement, Madley. McMullen,
Armstrong, Douglas Rennie. Spares:
Heron, Wood.
AU players are asked to catch the
1:00 o'clock ferry.
Seniors vs. All Blacks, Brockton, 3 p.m.
Sec. Division vs. All Blacks,
Confederation Park, N. Van.,
2 p.m.
Third Division vs. Normal,
Douglas Park, 3 p.m.
Senior vs. B. & W. OU, U.B.C.
|   Seniors vs. Vikings, McBride
j   Juniors vs.   Little   Mountain,
j      RUey Park,
!   Varsity vs. U.B.C, Connaught.      |
Inter "A" Squads
In Week End Tilts
Varsity's two Intermediate Basketball A squads \yill botli swing into
action this week-end. The entry in
the V ancl D. leigue will m.et Meralomas at 9 p.m. Friday, while the
team in the G.V.A.A. Circuit will
tang'.e with Christ Church on Saturday. Both games will be played at
the Varsity gymnasuim.
V. & D. Still Down
The V. and D. team has had bad
luck so far ancl although the members have worked hard, they have
not won a game. This squad was
weakened by the loss of Harold
Phair and Bill Wolfe who were trans-
fersd to the other Intermediate A
quintette. However, in their last
game against Vandals, playing with
but six men, the boys turned in good
performances. They are therefore on
their toes to beat Meralomas on Saturday. Swan and Wright are the
team's high scorers ancl can be counted on to find thc basket frequently.
Church Team Leads
Thc G.V.A.A. basketballers have
had great success. They have won
all their games and now lead their
leagu.. They were weakened by the
loss of McKoc, their rangy centre
who has stepped up into tne Senior
B ranks but compensated this uy
thc addition of Phair and Wolfe.
Christ Church are second in the
league and will be eager to defeat
Varsity. However, the students
judging by their past victories, should
be able to come out on the top.
Ken Bremner manages the V. and
D team while John Prior looks after
the G.V.A.A.'s.
Sports Staff Works Overtime
Editing Flood Of Contest Names
There will be a meeting of Arts
'35 in Arts 100 on next Monday at
12:20 noon. Dr. Sedgewick will speak.
Inter-Class Basketball Cup
The sports staff is glad to announce that its request for
a popular name or mascot for the university is meeting with
a tremendous response from the student body, and it appears
as if our doughty warriors will soon have a name worthy of
the institution that they represent.
The Qualification <.
We wish to remind those turning
in names, however, that the name desired must be one which has some
connection with the University or its
location, It must also be original, or
at least one that is not claimed by
any  of  our  neighboring  institutions.
Here's A Few
Among the names that have been
handed in to us are Cougars, Grizzlies, Bears, Huskies, Beavers ancl
Wildcats. These are all good names,
but unfortunately we were beaten to
it by other Pacific coast universities.
Wc have also received such names as
Aztecs. Mohawks, Apaches, and In-
cas. What excuse would we have for
calling ourselves by one of these?
Below is a list of some of the suggested names:
Tartars, Cossacks, Philistines, Prowlers, Sourdoughs, Corsairs, Spartans,
Raider,s Gauls, Cyclones, Tomahawks,
Thunderbirds, Seahawks, Golden
Eagles, Seagulls, Coyotes, Tigers, Lions Musqueamms Haidas Tyees Hornets Seals.
This week's consolation prize, a set
of tickets to last year's French productions (the editor wouldn't go last year
either) will le given to the person who
handed in tlie name of Sea-slugs!
The fine looking cup pictured above is the one donated for
interclass basketball competition. This cup was won by Arts
'34 last year and there should
be keen competition for it after
the New Year when the schedule begins.
English Rugby
On Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.
the third division English Rugby
team will meet Normals, at Douglas
Park. Normals now hold second
place in league standings.
The following players are asked to
be on hand at 2:45 p.m. Colthurst,
Sladen, Whitbeck, Laiter, Preston,
Whitelaw, McTavish, Lando, Taylor,
Rae, Graham, Moodie, Rolston, Mac-
Mae, Housser, Dickey, Ainley ancl
Team- P. W.    L.    D.    Pts.
Education                      3 2      0      15
Arts '35 3 1113
Arts '34   3 1113
Arts '37  3 12      0      2
Arts '36 2 0      111
Team- P. W.   L.   D.   Pts.
Sc. '35                                     3 3      0      0      6
Sc.'36     2 2      0      0      4
Aggies  3 2      10      4
Sc.' 37   3 0     3      6      0
Tony's Crew To Seek Revenge
On Lubrication Leather Tossers
With Adanacs one game ahead of them, Tony Osborne's
senior A. basketball crew are walking around the campus growling softly under their breath. This week-end will be a heavy
one for them, since they meet McKenzie and Fraser on Friday
night in New Westminster Y, and B. and W. on the Point Grey
floor on the following night.
These are the last games for Varsity this year, and the boys have no
intention of making their chances for
the cup any slimmer by another loss.
Adanacs  win  on  Wednesday  puts
According to Students' Council, Gordon "Horses" Douglas
will be officially barred from
all University of British' Columbia activities.
Douglas signed with the Adanacs basketball team and left
his Alma Mater. He was ordered to return, but refused, with
the result that he will not be
allowed to participate In any
student function.
Track Club
The proposed track meet for Nov.
30 at Victoria has been postponed resulting from a request from Victoria
that their squad be allowed ' more
time in which to advertise the event.
The Victorians offered to meet our
teams at a date during the examinations, and, of course, this was out
of the question for the Varsity men.
Don McTavish, president of th.
Track Club, has been negotiating
with the Victoria teams, and states
that the long-expected event will
take placo during the latter half of
It is felt in some respects that this
postpenment will be of benefit to
Varsity, because it will then be certain that thv Freshmen will be allowed to go. Also, some of our men
have suffered injuries in, the last
few clays, from which they will have
recovered by tlv. time the meet will
be held.
them one up on Varsity, with two
games left for each team.
New Smoke?
The last time that the Blue and
Gold hoopers met McKenzie Fraser
in New Westminster, the smooth working youngsters gave the students ^,
bad scare, the latter barely scraping
through with a four point win. However Varsity Intends to change all
this tonight and the tobacco men will
see some brand new smoke.
Varsity SOU Sore
But Friday's game should he a mere
nothing compared with the classic to,
come off Saturday. Varsity will take
the floor breathing' vengeance on the
lubricating crew, who upset all ethics
Coach Gordie AUen will field a
strong team for these games, probably
consisting of Laurie Nicholson and
George Pringle, centers; Bardsley,
Wiiloughby, McCrimmon, McDonald
and Wright at forward; and Osborne,
Hay and Henderson at guard.
Grass Hockey
The two men's grass hockey teams
meet tomorrow at Connaught Park
when Varsity plays U. B. C. This
match, the last one for both teams
this term, should prove a very close
one, as U.B.C. has improved givatly
since their heavy defeat by Varsity
earlier in the season.
The teams are as follows:
Varsity — Green, Munford, Ritchie,
Ames, Bans, Barr, Vance, Ono, Ward,
Blackhaller, and Dicks.
U.B.C. — Hoicka, Bremer, Dodd3,
Clark, McMaster., Disney, More,
Poole, Gray, Martin and Roberts.
In the Interclass Soccer League, Education '34 blanked Arts '37, 2-0.
• *   •
The Swimming Club will not meet
this week end.
• •   •
Captain Freddy Wood, of the third
division Rugger squad is in the hospital this week suffering from a severe attack of appendicitis.
• *   •
Vancouver College regained the
Interscholastic grid title Wednesday
by winning 12-0 over Prince of Wales
High School.
• •   •
Adanacs trimmed McKenzie Fraser
48-22, in the G.V.A.A. fixture Wednesday night.
• •   •
Tuesday's issue will be the final one
for the Fall Term.
Senior Soccermen
Enter Cup Series
Tomorrow afternoon at McBride
Park, Varsity Senior Soccermen
tangle with the Vikings, in the first
round of the Imperial Cup competition, open only t. 1st Division clubs
of the V. and D. League.
The last tims these two teams met
the Students smeared the Norsemen
to the tune of 5-1, but rumour has
it that the latter have strengthened
their squad considerably since. The
Collegians have been steadily improving, too, so that tomorrow's game
will possibly be an interesting affair.
McGill Out
Sadness, however, crept into the
Students' camp yesterday when Manager Bill Creamer pronounced Millar
McGill. sta. Varsity cl.fenceman, unfit to take the field on account of
an injured knee.
"McGill's absence will certainly be
felt by our boys," stated Creamer,
"but we'll go berserk and sink the
Scanciihoovians  anyway!"
Same Attack
The rest of tho Varsity team will
be intact for the struggle. Tong
Louie and "Bush" Thurber, the lat-
tel of Junior fame, will be called
upon to assist the team.
Th. likely line-up will be: Greenwood in goal; Waugh and Costain at
fullback; Stewart, Wolfe, and Louie
or Thurber on the half-line; Smith,
Kozoolin, Martin, MacDougall, and
Todd, on the attack.
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When the only result of the bloodiest punishment to which the world
has ever been subjected seems an uneasy armistice, it is no wonder there
is shrill protest. A few years ago saw
a flood of War horror novels. In increasing numbers there is coming now
from the presses more sober books
considering the cfuestion of peace and
war in their different aspects.
The shadow of war threatens the
welfare and perhaps the lives/of all
students. So no apology is needed
for the following consideration of recent books which I have encountered
on the subject.
* *   *
Perhaps the clearest outline of the
case is given by an Italian historian,
Ferrero, in a series of essays called
Peace arid War. Here, in a balanced,
convincing manner, he traces the history of war and gives the conditions
of lasting peace. His approach is
philosophical. "When the sense of
proportion between sacrifice and objective is lost, and war is no longer
able to keep itself within bounds, it
is no longer an operation which reason can define, justify and guide, but
an explosion of destructive and subversive forces , . . Restricted warfare
was one of the loftiest achievements
of '.he eighteenth century. It belongs
to the class of hot-house plants which
can only thrive in an aristocratic
and qualitative civilization. We are
no longer capable of it.» It is one of
the fine things that we have lost as a
result of the French Revolution. Jn
losing it we won many other kinds of
progress, but it might in the end wipe
out all that we have achieved. That
is the great danger."
Ferrero shows that lasting peace must
be of the sort that the logic of war,
as the pastime eighteenth century
monarchs developed, demands (peace
being the object of war). Such is a
peace of concession. Versailles, however, is a peace of force, or wherever
it isn't, is regarded as such in present day Germany.
This book being written before Hitler's ascention, is here outdated. Anyway, his speculations on Versailles
arc largely negative, and their significance contradicted in the next volume which bears the modest title of
The Intelligent Man's Way To Prevent
* *   *
This is one of those inexpensive,
close packed books which Gollancz
are issuing uniform with Cole's "Guide
Through World Chaos" in sickly yellow wrappers. Seven authors contribute to the book, including Lord
Cecil, Prof. Gilbert Murray, Sir Norman Angell and Prof. H. J. Laski.
The two chapters by Angell are
consenclations from "The Great Illusion   1933"   (see  below).    There  are
chapters on special phases of peace,
the League, Disarmament, and Treaty
Revision, Murray writing on the last
in a vein opposite to that usually accepted, "In their general lines the
treaties are good treaties. The terra-
torial arrangement is broadly speaking
an improvement on that which existed before. Any general revision
of treaties, which aimed at the restoration of the status quo ante
would not only be utterly Impossible,
but if it were possible, would produce
far greater injustices than those which
now exist. What makes the evil of
the peace conditions is not the provision, of the treaties, but that exasperation of men's minds which is calculated to poison any settlement, and
which like the economic distress which
accompanies and embitters it, is a result of the War itself."
Laski writes on the impossibility
(as he sees it) of peace under Capitalism, the theme of the recent bombastic speech by Tom Mann of the red
tie. These oppose force (T.M. with a
wink), yet the great mass of Marxists openly advocate it.   Socialism is
an unlikely solution.
• •   *
Sir Norman Angell tackles this question of Capitalist responsibility. by
simply pointing to the states Of South
America and of North America. Why
do Chill and Peru fight, yet Lous-
iana and Ohio not? "The cause of
war is, not separate nationality, but
anarchic nationalism."
The Great Illusion of 1933 from
which that is quoted, is a re-arranged
edition of the original, to which is
added "The Verdict of Events,*' a sort
of "1 Told You So!"
The fact is, Norman Angell is always right. His thesis, that modern
war cannot be ln any sense necessary, profitable, though not widely
believed in 1908-14, haa been proved
again and again, even in Japan's recent aggression, as the last section of
the book demonstrates.
A copy of this work will soon be
placed in the Library.
• *   •
The edifying title of The Bloody
Traffic Fenner Brockway applies to
armaments . His book is a cheap and
very readable account of the amaz
ing machinations of internationally
allied armament firms. When the
truths become widely enough known,
governments will be induced to take
steps of control. This book serves as
a disseminator of the truths. A German, Lehmann-Russbuldt, last heard
of in a Nazi concentration camp,
wrote one of the first exposures. A
recent pamphlet, "The Secret International" has created quite a stir.
In Canada, McLeans Magazine regards the question as its special concern.
Arirament firms are certainly a
grave menace, whether or not they
are, as often ascribed, the root of
the evil of war Capitalism has already been, and later nationalism
will be, advanced as the root. Now
a psycho-analyst comes forward with
his root (it seems quite a pastime!).
• •   •
War, Sadism and Pacifism by Edward Glover affirms that if the Battel of Waterloo was won on the
playing-fi.lds of Eton, it was planned
in tho nursaries of Corsica. In other
words, the root of war lies in the
impulses deep in men, developed,
though unconsciously, from babyhood. • The two chief impulses are
sadism and masochism, the first being
destructive to others, the second to
Their application, however, can be
directed, "transfers of hate can be
made, as Hitler, among others, has of
late abundantly shown." So writes
Angell in "The Intelligent Man's
Way to Prevent War." Thus if Angel I's comments are accepted, and
they seem very reasonable, the immense task of research which Glover
suggests, becomes a degree less essential.   'The   book    rerrfeins,    how-
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The tea dances recently inaugurated by the Hudson's Bay Company in
the Georgian Dining Room have proved a popular innovation, and have
been attended by a good crowd of students. Illustrated is a corner of the
dining-room, during an intermission between tlie numbers of Earle Hill and
his 11-piece band.
"It has been rumoured about
the campus that the Pep Club
is looking for new members
and so all ye future Peppers
should be on thy toes, yow-
As in tho past, the Club is
going to take in* a few freshmen members to replace those
who are graduating — at the
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of which have been produced privates with success, and his longe*
poems, such as "The Testament of
This illustrated the method of
phonetic spelling which Bridges invented. It was generally felt to make
his work more difficult to understand, especially as it already was
rather philosophical in tone.
ever, an interesting study' of cruel
• •   •
It might be well to consider here
a rather curious little book with a
cover reproduction of the scrapping
Tweedledee and Tweedledum: The
Science of Peace by Lord Raglan.
Disarmament will increase the danger of war. One of the main menaces to peace is the League of Nations. The best formula for peace is
Imperialism. Such are the more
startling claims of this book, with
which I must defensively disagree.
It seems to me Lord Raglan's historical analogies seem hardly applicable tc present day disarmament with
the international arms manufacturers'
menace. And his dismissal of the
League as existing to promote nationalism, i.e. the chief cau.e of war,
seems to me a misconception. Does
not the League exist to modi/]/ nationalism?
Less controversial is his conclusion
that one of the main incentives to
war is this nationalism. With tha certainty of an anthropologist (which
seems to be his function) he demonstrates the artificiality of this division, which he proves neither racial,
linguistic or of course economic, and
usually not geographic.
The inevitable conclusion is nationalism in all its. forms should be
opposed. This, with other recom-
endations r.re summarized at the end.
The.5e include "the demilitarization
of t.ligion" and "the civilizing of
Lord Raglan comes closer to the
whole problem than most writers, by
facing what most writers pass over:
that 'war' accurately defined must include civil strife. One of his recommendations is: "work for peace
not merely between nations, but between all sections of mankind."
• *   *
As I have indicated, we can support Lord Raglan's proposals for
peace and yet support the League.
Support the League. Does it sound
depressing? Does Geneva connote
dullness, boredom, futile convention
and conference, sub-committees, r_s-
lutions? Then what is needed it what
the newspaperman calls human interest, 'drammer,' action, and you
find this in The League In Our Time
by  Kathleen  Gibbard.
Miss Gibbard's book does not purport to give a comprehensive account
of the League's doings, but paints
a picture of the interesting aspects
of it all, lively written and easily
read. After all, the meeting of delegates from the remotest pot-holes of
the world (the smaller the pot-hole
the more portentious the delegate)
cannot be as dull as the newspaper
• *   *
Before I read the books reviewed
above I was an out-and-out pacifist.
Having digested them (rather hastily
as thc reviews may show) I hav.
come to bolieve what is contained in
a small book called The Christian
and the Next War by Porteer Goff.
P. G. says: "Pacifism, like Patriotism, is not enough. If w. want to
stop war, we must organize peace.
The machinery at our disposal is the
League. The League machine may
not be perfect . . . but it remains the
only means available at the present
time of applying the principles of the
Gospel of Christ to international ■ affairs.' You see, there are little references like that to Christianity
throughout. But you can always
skip the paragraphs that seem full
of capital aitches, and even find
amusement in the Outline of Prayer
at the back.
My pagan self always finds politics
and religion mixed, rather droll. But
hero the author manages them skillfully, and his book is a happily simple and stimulating outline of this
problem which faces everyone feeling that "deathless kinship with his
brother man, and his love for him,
beside which no hate can flourish."
-J. B. C.
Pre-Meds. Hear
Of Govt. Action
(Continued from Page 1)
that disease doesn't get on board the
"Each ship is met by a boat with
a quarantine officer, who, if he finds
no disease on board, gives a pratique
which enables the ship to land. v>n
the ether hand, if news is received at
the quarantine stetion that a certain
disease is on a ship, all necessary
preparations are made at the quarantine station, thereby saving valuable
"The plague," which the speaker
stated, "is carried by the fleas that
inhabit the rats, and in order to get
rid of this disease we must control
tha rats that carry the fleas. The
map in the quarantine stations enables the officers to know what diseases are likely to be on certain
Each ship must be fumigated at
least once in six months, and it is
remarkable that one of the Empress
ships .was done in six hours. Other
major diseases from the Orient are
small-pox, the yellow-fever, cholera,
while less dangerous types are typhus
and scarlet fever. The quarantine service is on guard night and day in
an attempt to prevent transference
of communicable disease from any
other country."
Coke Address
Given by Smelt
(Continued from Page 1)
velopment of the improved grade of
coke now being sold by that company.
In closing Mr. Smelts expressed his
belief that unless natural gas is
found, the coal-gas Industry in British Columbia is assured of a sound
future, the trend being for the establishment pf a dual industry in
the manufacture of coal-gas and
Kaye Lamb Praises
U. B. C. Training
(Continued from Page 1)
twenty thousand, but added that
there was no university campus such
as we have. The university consists
of colleges scattered through the dty,
with th1. result that one never sees
much of the student body. There are
undergraduate clubs of various sorU>,
but the Student Union to which
every student automatically belongs
has no powers of government such
as has our Alma Mater Society.
Student Newspapers
There is no regular student newspaper, although sometimes individuals form a group to publish one on
their own and s.11 it to the students.
The3e do not usually last very long
however. Women are considered the
equals of men In the university, and
although they are not permitted to
smoke in the buildings, are at liberty to do outside or in cafeterias.
Dr. Lamb met several U.B.C. graduated during his time in England,
including Roy Daniels, Arts '30, former president of the Letters Club,
now doing research in English; Or.
John Grace, Arts '27, who was presl/
dent of Arts '26 and Education '27
and is now a lecturer at Cambridge;
Edward Chapman, Arts '25, now doing
research in English at Kind's College; and also Sidney Risk, Tom
Brown, ancl Jack Ruttan.
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Today we print a whole flock of book reviews on pacifism. All term we have printed
correspondence, editorials and news items on
the subject. So far no one has taken up the
cudgels for the down-trodden militarist. They
have been sneered at, reviled and brow-beaten.
Alas, it is a sad commentary on our modern
society, but all the rampant militarism displayed has been on the sicle of the pacifists.
All hail to the militarists! Their's is actually
the better part. They realize that warfare is a
cardinal instinct of mankind (and womankind),
yet they let the pacifists do all the shouting.
It has been whispered that the Ubyssey office is the centre for this pacifist propaganda.
Everyone must disabuse their mind of the
idea. The Ubyssey office is actually the most
militaristic spot on the campus. Here are fought
mighty battles, the echoes of which seldom
reach the ears of the students.
Here come irate dramatists roaring abuse
and invective at our shuddering critics. Here
come outraged musicians breathing fire and
brimstone against journalists who express their
true opinions. Here come fiery fraternity men,
defending their brotherly honor with all the
fury of a tiger defending its young.
Ah, yes indeed, there are mighty battles in
the Ubyssey office. Such battles as were never
dreamed of. When things are quiet the'staff
have fights among themselves. Life would be
very dull without them. Why on earth should
we be pacifists when we can have a fight on
our hands every day of the week?
In all her numerous peregrinations our
Campus Explorer has not yet discovered the
most unique manifestation of the higher learning existant on the campus. We refer to that
cosy nook generally referred to as the Arts
Mens' Common Room. Here among a charming debris of ancient lunch papers and miscellaneous fodder, many of the male students are
forced to spend their less occupied moments.
We have no doubt it is an excellent thing
to discuss weighty matters of public interest in
such delighftully informal surroundings. Nevertheless we honestly think that the academic
dignity of the University would be greatly enhanced if some attempt was made to make this
really deplorable spot habitable.
Once in the dark dim distant past the
Arts Men were provided with two fairly presentable common rooms. To-day they must
content themselves with a room that might do
service as a stable, but is somewhat inadequate
for "cultured" human beings,
One of our local fraternities need never
lack for dates when down in Georgah. The Alpha Kaps, well-known national negro sorority
are ready to receive their Canadian brothers
with open arms. These close affiliations should
do much to cement international relations.
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The   W«m-ku5
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Today we're going to tel^you a story. We
don't want you to think that it has anything
to do with the late massacres by lynching in
the country of our worthy neighbours to the
south. Noj indeed. But if you should happen
to make a connection we suppose we can't help
Once there was a street with a long row of
houses on it. Everybody on the street knew
everybody else, and got along fair to middling
well. But there was an empty house in the
middle of the street, and a man came to live
there with his thirteen children.
For some reason the people on the block
always referred to him as Uncle . . . Now
Uncle . . . had heard about how neighbours
are known to disagree, so he and his thirteen
children decided to pursue a policy of splendid
isolation, and not recognize anyone else on the
Everything went well for a while. Uncle
. . .'s family increased to forty-eight. The
neighbours didn't particularly like being snubbed, but they kept their resentment to themselves, and Uncle . . . decided he was the
kingpin of the block.
Now at the back of each house was a big
garbage can. One can't very well live without
a garbage can. And at the back of Uncle . . ,'s
house was a garbage can as large as anybody
else's but much shinier, because it was newer,
and of a very superior manufacture one
And the trouble all started over garbage
cans. Everybody else kept theirs neatly with
the cover always on. Garbage isn't ever pleasant but they made theirs as unobtrusive as
possible. But Uncle . . . simply would not
keep the lid on his garbage can. All the flies
from the entire street buzzed around it all day
long which the neighbours didn't mind because
it kept the flies out of their houses. But at
night the flies would return to their respective
houses and scatter microbes with graceful ease.
The neighbours didn't like this. However,
they couldn't protest when they weren't recognized as existing><% So all they could do was
complain among themselves.
But presently the garbage in Uncle - - -'s
yard became animated, as garbage will when
uncurbed, and under its own locomotion it
jumped out of the can and all over the yard.
Now the neighbours were really infuriated.
The mutterings increased in volume, and Uncle
- - - heard rumours of them. He didn't like
garbage scrambling about his place, right into
the front yard sometimes, and he made a little
effort. He shovelled all the garbage into the
can, but in characteristic style, he forgot to
put the lid on; it had completely disappeared
by this time.
Uncle Sam was perplexed about what to
do next. But in the family there was such a
lovable youngster called Rolf who had a fine
idea. He bought a great load of garbage which
hadn't come to life yet, and spread it assiduously over the live garbage. It seemed a good
idea, but Uncle - - - wasn't quite sure about it.
And that's where the story ends, we're sorry
to say. Drop around in about ten years and
we'll tell you how it all came out.
Class and Club
S. C. M.
An opportunity has been given by
the Y.M.C.A.to hear Rajah Singham
once more. Rajah Singham reaves
Vancouver at the end of December,
and the Y.M.C.A, has invited anyone
interested to hear him on December
6 and December 20. On both nights
the lectures will commence at 8 p.m.
and will be given at the Y. On the
evening of the 20th Rajah Singham
will speak on "Ghandi," and "Christianity in India,"
Mi3s Annie Ensor gave a paper on
"Dreams" to the Philosophy Club
Tuesday evening at the home of Dr.
Pilcher. Following the paper, Dr.
Pilcher led the discussion which centred around the various dream theories which had been presented by the
speaker. The fallacies of the Freudian theory and the dangers of too
readily accepting the plausible arguments of this school were stressed,
yet at he same time it was noticed
that Psychology owes a' debt to
Frud ln having aroused the experimental psychologists to investigate in
this field. Much \york yet remains
to be done in the investigation of
dream phenomena since sclenitfic interest in this subject is of comparative recent date.
Dr. Topping has consented to speak
at the first meeting in January.
V. C. u.
This Sunday the'Union is conducting the evening service at Alta Vista
Baptist Church in Burnaby. A bright
service has been arranged. There
will - be a song service, two duets,
and a solo . The speaker will be the
president, Howard Bentall, whose
subject wlil be :"The Lever That
lifts the World." Burnaby students
are given a special invitation to come.
The Church is situated on Royal Oak
Avenue, eight blocks south of Kings-
Do not forget our daily* meetings
in Arts 204 at noon.
The Alumnae Studio Club of the
University will hold its semi-annual
Open Meeting on Dec. 10 at the home
of Ruth MacKee, when friends will
be entertained with a musical program given by the members.
The subject to be discussed this
season is 'Modem Interpreters of
Music." Three meetings have already
been held, in which the papers given
were "Sopranos and Contraltos," by
Alice Rowe; "Tenors and Basses," by
Helen Burton; "Choral Music," by
Carl  Bartor*
Officers for the season are as follows:
President, Carl Burton; vice-president, Alice Rowe; secretary-treasurer,
Phyllis Fevvster; program committee,
Jean Tennant and Viviennt Hudson.
We have to get two puns off our §hests.
The first one is the airy offering of a well-
known campus pundit and punster whose name
is questionable. Get it ? It's' about the celluloid man. He's the man who comes to your
back door mornin, noon and night, and he al-
way says, "What can I celluloidy ?"
The other one is humble but our own. It's
the Scotchman's reaction to the principle of
ten cents a dance. "Economics business wi'
There, it's all over.   We feel better now.
This is our swan song for the year. Arthur
Walrus and I want to start the ball of season's
greetings rolling by wishing you the best of
everything. I hope you have a snowy
Christmas, but Arthur, being that sort of an
animal, hopes your New Year, at least, will
be wet.
$100 PRIZE
The annual prize of one hundred
dollars offered by the Women's Canadian Club of Toronto will this year
be given for tho best essay on the
subject, "Art and Canadian Life."
Writers will be expected to consider
the subject from such aspects as that
of expression of beauty in form, as
a union of the serviceable and immediately enjoyable. The conditions
of the competition are as follows:
1. The contest is open to professional and non-professional writers
alike,  throughout the  Dominion.
2 The essay must not exceed 3,000
words in length.
3. Each candidate shall be required
to submit three copies of his or her
4. All manuscripts must be typewritten on one side only, double
spaced, and each copy signed with
the writer's pseudonym, printed or
typewriten . Ihe name and address
of the writer must be enclosed if return of manuscript Is desired.
5. The appearance of the writer's
name on any manuscript will disqualify that manuscript.
6. Manuscripts should be addressed
to the secretary of the Women's Canadian Club of Toronto, 69 Bloor St.
East, and should be sent by registered mail.
7. All manuscripts must be delivered as directed on or before
March 1, 1934.
8. Judges will be chosen from
among well known critics in Canada.
Soroity Pin by Miss Alice Davidson,
member of the Alpha Omicron Pi.
Finder please return to Miss Davidson or the Publications Board.
Book VI, Homer's Iliad. Cam Gorrie,
Arts Letter Rack.
The Ubyssey wishes to make It
plain that the editorial criticism of
the music in the Christmas plays,
referred to the quantity not the
What People Are
Dr. Carrothers: A golfer constitutes
a demand for a golf-club, a caddy and
a special English Dictionary.
• •   •
Mr. Larsen: Never read poetry with
your tyes shut.
• •   •
"What People Are Saying" is painful
to me,
For try as I will I can't seem to see
Why the drivel of profs, should be put
in the press,
Unless it's a report of a worthy address.
• «   •
Stead (at Council too, tsk, tsk): Censure not going to do anything like that
I move a vote of censure.
«        K        *
Marlon Brink (to Tommy Burch):
Oh, what a blessing you turned out to
• *   *
Grace Thrower (after having written
"trols, trols, trols" for "trois heures")
If at first you don't succeed, trois,
trois again.
• •   •
Stu Keate: I'm a member of the student   intelligentsia.   Need   I   explain
• *   •
Dr. Sedgewick: In Shakespeare's
time there were no "White Spots" to
go and get hot dogs at.
• •   •
Esperance Blanchard: There is going
to be a dress rehearsal tonight sans
Zoe: Why waste time being nice?
rMAC     I
Visit Our $1.00 Dept.
After the
Battle, Brothers..
sort out the hospital cases and
rush   with   the   rest   to   the
"The Bay"
You can have a gay good time
... and no financial hang-over.
4 to 16 p.m.
Earle Hill and 11 pieces provide smooth music.
Those whom Earle Hill's toe-
tickling tempo can't tempt to
dance may avail themselves of
the usual 25c tea.
Georgian Restaurant,
Sixth Floor at "The Bay"
ICQ**3*.tf|0   »-'   HAT   l«JO
(Opposite Vancouver Hotel)
The Place to Meet Your Friends
MONDAY, DEC. 4—8:30 P.M.
And His Company of
A graphic and colorful program of Infinite variety introducing the
classic dances and music of ancient India. Direct from triumphs In
London and Europe. Return American season. Playing to capacity
"The Hindu doctrine of breath control must explain the
extraordinary dancing of Shan Kar - - Watch him as he
moves his body through the most intricate and beautiful
evolutions - - - no break in the perfect rhythm - - - singers and speakers will do well to watch and catch his
secret."—(Literary Digest, Nov. 11, 1933.)
Seat Sale at J. W. Kelly Piano Co. Ltd., Sey. 7066.
$2.00, $1:50, $1.00, 75c, SOc Plus Tax
Spanish Grill
The Rendezvous of Vancouver's Smart Set
The success of your party is assured in the refined
atmosphere of the beautiful Spanish Grill.
Dinner Dance Wednesday
I to 9:30 p.m.
Dinner Dance Saturday
7 to 9:00 p.m.
Supper Dance Saturday
9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Earle Hill and his Orchestra
Table Reservations
Telephone Sey. 2111
Maitre d'Hotel


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