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Issued Twice Weekly by the Students' Publications Board of The University of British Columbia
No. 20
John Conway, Jay Gould, Will
Lead Surprise Encounter
At Forum
A debate in which neither of the
sides knows the subject until three
minutes before the speaking commences will be a feature of tonights'
Forum meeting. Usually the subject
is announced well in advance and the
leaders of the debate have time to
prepare carefully their fifteen minute speeches. Speakers from the floor
usually come unprepared but have
time to prepare while the two leaders are speaking.
Tonight, however, the chairman
will announce the chosen subject. The
leader of the affirmative will "have
three minutes to prepare. While he
is speaking ,the leader of the negative will be thinking of what he is
going to say. After the leaders have
spoken, speakers from the floor will
have  their  opportunity.
Leaders will be Jay Gould and Jack
Conway. Both of these men have had
wide debating experience and are
good  impromptu  speakers.
Thus far, Prof. J. F. Day, speaker
of the Forum, has given no indication
of the trend the subject will take.
The leaders will start with absolutely
no material.
The   forum   has   inaugurated   this
feature as n means of giving training
in a field which may be encountered
often in life. It is the feeling of the
executive that every speaker should
be able to talk extempore.
On Jan. 17, forensic swords will be
crossed in the McGouan Cup debates.
Jack Conway and Alvin Rosenbaum
will meet two debaters from Alberta
at Edmonton, while Peter Disney and
Dorwin Baird will clash with two
Manitoba speakers here. At the same
time, debates will be held in all the
other western universities. The college which wins two debates wins the
series, unless another also wins twice,
in which case another debate will be
C.O.T.C. Boys
Visit Victoria
For Practice
Four clays of letting and righting,
and forming company, being treated
to the drill vocabulary of regular
army sergeant-majors, gas, and barrack room tricks. That is the story
that the members of the C.O.T.C. tell
of their "holiday" at Work Point
Barracks in Esquimalt.
Despite the fact that the night before was New Years' Eve, forty-two
members of the contingent managed
to get clown to Pier D by ten o'clock.
From that time things happened rapidly. Arriving in Victoria, they were
shephered into trucks, and, since
these were first class transports (over
forty tn.p.h.) they arrived at the barracks in ten minutes.
Reveille at six-thirty next morning
was rather hard on some of the bud-
cling officers, and as a result, they
were four minutes late for parade.
The clay before, they had been lectured by a regular army subaltern on
being on time. At the close of his
talk, lie suddenly cried: "Everybody
double over to the gun shed and back.
That is everybody but me. Now run,
you—!!! $ •? !! Get going!"
Culminating tho holiday came Saturday night, when nearly everyone
went out. They returned to find their
beds "apple pied." filled with gravel,
and th?ir pajamas carefully sewed up.
Finally, ceremonial, and inspection
came on Sunday. The contingent
embarked, and spent the afternoon
dancing with those Varsity students
returning from Victoria to the music
of Lieut. Hill.
New Art Gift  Will Be
Placed In Seminar Room
The equipment is now being completed for the art Installations,
part of the Carnegie endowment, and the old seminar room, reorganized, will be for accommodation of supervised reading, for the use
of the staff of depository catalogue, and for the Carnegie Corporation
teaching equipment collection.
The collection is worth $6,000 and consists of 45 sets with altogether 2000 reproductions,
Included in the Carnegie Corporation gift were a number of
large size color reproductions, forty of which are now being framed.
Special provision has been made for the accommodation of the
reproductions of Italian art, a gift of President Klinck in 1930.
The west side of the room is being completely reshelved. Part of
it is devoted to the shelving of books read only under supervision.
The rest of the shelving will be given over to the books which are
part of the corporation gift. These books are not yet catalogued,
but will be so in a short time.
A special bookcase for the accommodation of these will also be
installed this week.
The room has been further improved by the putting in of tables
for the supervised reading and there is a smaller table as the front
for consultation of the art material.
Ex-Varsity Basketball Stars
Will Play Here With Rossland Team
Mr. Allard de Ridder, conductor of
the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra,
whose new series of Instructional talks
to Unlvesity students Is announced
Senior Prexy
Sends SOS To
Class Members
$600 Voted By Board For
Playing Field
'36 WIU Meet In Arts
Thursday Noon
A last despairing call has been sent
out to the class of Arts '36 by its energetic president, Ewart Hetherington, in an effort to discover if any
latent animation exists even yet in
the breasts of his constituents, the
This SOS takes the form of a personal card sent to each class member,
bidding him to a meeting to be held
in Arts 100 Thursday at 12:15, for the
purpose of discussing important class
This is to be chiefly about the
(hypothetic) class party which was
NOT held last term. Abandoned because of the edict of Council, who
would not sanction it because of the
apathetic support accorded it by the
class, it is possible that it may take
place this term, and thus remove the
stigma which would otherwise rest
on the Seniors for being the only
graduating class in the history of the
University who failed to throw at
least one respectable (?) brawl in its
final year.
If at least 125 out of the 200 senior
Arts men and women turn up, states
Mr. Hetherington, the meeting will
decide if, when, where and how the
party will take place.
If a majority of the class do not
turn up, he declares, the project will
bs abandoned, together with whatever other plans the executive have
in mind for the coming term, and
the leaders of the class will fold their
hands and sink back Into innocuous
desuetude In company with the re-
maindar of their fellow hope-to-grad-
The strain of office will have been
too much for them, under the circumstances they have had to combat.
On the other hand, the executive,
with commendable optimism, consider
this but a remote possibility, and are
confident that, now a new (and for
the Senior class, a last) term has begun, the response to their appeal wiil
justify them in proceeding wit'i plana
for the party.
The "Three Musketeers" of
last year's Senior A Basketball Team will be seen in action against Varsity this month,
it was learned at Council meeting last night. The Rossland
team will play a game on January 27th in the U.B.C. Gym
at noon. Also on the team is
Walmsley, a grad of several
years ago, who will assist Bardsley, Willoughby, and Henderson.
Council awarded the contract for
the Totem engraving to Cleland Kent,
thc engravers for the "Ubyssey."
John Harrison announced that the
President and Board had made available a sum of $600 for maintenance
of the playing field, and moved a vote
of thanks. A similar vote was carried
for the Board's co-operation in selecting Physical Instructors.
Athletic Directors Will
Commence Gym Classes
Maurice Van Vliet Is Graduate of University
Of Oregon — Prominent Athlete
Miss Mildred Moore Will Meet f Instructor Has Brilliant Record
Women at W.U.S. Gathering Thursday
The followng courses have been
approved for the summer session at
the University for 1936: Biology la.
Chemistry 1, Chemistry 2, Economics
1. Economics—course to be arranged,
Education 1, Education—course to be
arranged, English 2, English 5. English 17, English—course to be arranged,
French 1, French 2, French 3c, Geography 1, Beginners' German, German 2, History 1. History 4, History
18, Latin la, Latin 2a, Latin 4. Mathematics 1, Mathematics 10, Philosophy
la, Philosophy lb, Philosophy 7,
Physics 1, Physics 2.
The Green Room
Is Green At Last
New Year has brought a glow of
warmth and cheer to the Pleyer's
Club Green Room, where crisp new
furnishings are on view to the acting
brotherhood. A handsome brick fireplace, complete but for fuel, grate,
and chimney, graces the bay in the
South wall, while sofa and armchairs
are resplendent in new Nile Green
covers. A waste bin in the moderne
manner, executed in unfinished three-
ply, will provide a refuge for outcast
sandwiches and cigarette ash.
This yvsar for the first time in some
seasons, the Green Room does not
belie its name. The walls are finished
in a pastel shade of green which is
repeated in the furnishings and in
the dark green filing-cabinet. Pictures of former stage triumphs line
the walls, the curtains are a dramatic
shade of purple which will soon be
altered, and altogether the actor's
clubhouse presents an attractively
Bohemian picture.
The Player's Club takes pride in
the possession of the only rooms on
this campus with pretentions to genuine comfort and artistic merit in
Symphony Conductor Will Give
Five Talks
Allard de Ridder, conductor of the
Vancouver Symphony Society, is
giving .i series of five lectures on Orchestration and Form, beginning on
Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 3:30 p.m. in
Applied Science 100. According to
the conductor these lectures will all
be accompanied by historical and
aesth-etical references as well as comments on original scores and orchestrations. Elsje de Ridder is assisting
at the piano, and there will be demonstrations  of  different   instruments.
As outlined on the program the
groups of the orchestra to be taken
up are strings, woodwinds, brass and
percussion. The first lecture, on Jan.
15. is on the violin (firsts and seconds) viola, 'cello and double bass.
There will be demonstrations of these
four instruments and musical excerpts
performed. The string quartette and
string orchestra will be discussed.
The second lecture on Jan. 22 will
take up the woodwinds, flute, oboe,
English horn, clarinet and bassoon,
and will follow the same general plan
of demonstrations, discussion of combinations,  and of form.
French horns will be taken up separately in the third lecture on Jan. 29.
The horn solo, horn duet, horn trio
and horn quartette will be included.
The lecture on the brass Instruments, including trumpets, trombones
and tubas is planned for Feb, 5.
The fifth lecture on Feb. 12 will
take up the percussion instruments,
including tympam, various kinds of
drums, xylophone, orchestral bells,
chimes, triangle, cymbals, and celesta,
with demonstrations of some of these
Instruments. The harp and piano will
be considered as part of an orchestra,
and under the heading of form the
suite, the classical, romantic and modern sonata and symphony forms will
be considered.
These five lectures constitute
complete unit, and no resumes
preceding lectures can be given
the following one.
Members of the Pep Club intend to
present a short program in the auditorium at noon Friday, in aid of the
McKechnie Cup game to be played
Musical Society
Try-Outs Thursday
With only six weeks separating
them from the First Night of their
production of "The Pirates of Penzance," the Musical Society is facing
a period of feverish activity. No time
is being wasted; even the Christmas
holidays were used to the greatest advantage, and after several strenuous
rehearsals, the Society president, Vera
Rndcliff, reports that this year's show
should be of a standard even higher
than previous efforts.
With most of the rough ground
work accomplished tryouts for principal parts are now in order, and
these will be held Thursday and ri-
day of this week. They will be in
the charge of the Musical Director, C.
Haydn Williams, who will be ably assisted by an advisory committee comprised of Dr. W. L. MacDonald, Prof.
Walter Gage, Dr. G. G. Sedgewick,
Prof.   Ira  Dilworth,  and   Miss   Beth
The Board of Governors has made
the announcement that Miss Mildred
Moore has been appointed as Women's Physical Instructor, She is a
graduate of the Margaret Eaton College of Physical Education in Toronto,
and received special training there in
the physical education of women.
Miss Moore will meet the Women's
Athletic Executive in Arts 208 at 12:30
Wednesday. Following this, there will
be a general meeting of the women
undergraduates in Arts 100.
Miss Moore will be in Dean Bol-
lert's office this week, today, from
two to five, and tomorrow from ten
to twelve. During these periods she
wishes to meet women interested in
physical education.
Whiel she has as yet drawn up no
definite program, an outline is arranged. The physical work falls under four headings. These are Charting, Class work, Theory classes, and
Sport. The last is subdivided into individual and group sports.
She will try to arranga the more
formal classes before noon.
Mr. Van Vliet will be in the gym
every afternoon this week, and will
meet interested men. He has announced that there will be formal
classes in tumbling and apparatus
work. No definite time has been set
for these.
Intra-mural Sport will proceed under the present committe. It has been
suggested that Mr. Van Vliet assist
the committee. He has divided sport
into several groups. These include
Basketball, divided into Officiating,
Coaching and Playing, and Track,
subdivided into coaching, and special
training in individual events. Boxing
is also included,
It has been emphasized that Mr,
Van Vliet will not interfere with
present   coaching  arrangements.
Also, there are funds available for
now apparatus. The two instructors
will compile a report on this, and
submit it in the near future.
In Many Types of Sport
Maurice Van Vliet, graduate of the
University of Oregon and prominent
American athlete, began work yesterday morning as U.B.C.'s new athletic director. A winner of eight letters for football, basketball, track,
and baseball, and a player on three
championship teams, Mr. Van Vliet
is qualified to coach all of these
sports, but he intends to devote himself to gymnasium work for the majority of the student body who are
not skilled athletes.
"I am not interested in any small
group of individuals," the new director stated, "but in reaching the mass
of the students who do not wish to
take their sport too seriously."
Throughout his university career
Mr. Van Vliet studied physical education. Last year he took a post
graduate course corresponding to the
Teachers' Training Course of Canadian universities.
Mr. Van Vliet won considerable
fame as a baseball player and twice
received offers from the New York
Yankees, but he prefers the life ot
an athletic instructor to the precarious existence of a professional ath-
Asked'what his plans are for the
coming year, the new director said
he had not decided yet, but was trying to find out what the majority of
the students wanted. "I'm a total
stranger here," he said, "and I don't
want to make myself obnoxious." All
gym training will be voluntary, he
said, but he was sure that students
would want to turn out regularly
when they discovered the pleasures
of tumbling and of apparatus work.
He will also assist the Intra-mural
Sport committee in stimulating campus athletics,
(Please turn to "age 2)
With a flying start due to the taking of most of the pictures before
Christmas, the Totem is off to a flying start, And if clubs, teams, class
executives co-operate from now on,
the annual promises to appear earlier
than ever, in an improved condition, j
In order that each organization and I
team have satisfaction in their Totem ;
write-up, from now until the end of ,
the week, the editor will see any rep- j
resentative of class or club to discuss !
plans. Probably at the end of the
week a meeting Is to be called at
which a representative from each I
team md each sport will confer with ,
Margaret Ecker, and her assistant
sports editor, Dick Elson. Plans will {
be drawn up for the introduction of
many innovations to the sports section. Those concerned are requested
to discuss the question and watch for
an announcement of the date of the
Campus photographers are reminded that there will be an added number of scrap pages in the Totem if
good pictures are forthcoming. But
they must be handed into the editor
soon.   A contest may be held
Members of class and club executives must have their pictures taken
within the next two weeks, before
Jan. 11 or the write-up, regardless
of what organization it is, will be
omitted from the annual. A list of
the victims will appear in next Ubyssey but those with guilty consciences
are requested to visit the Artona
studio before Friday if possible.
Those graduating from Union and
Anglican Theological Colleges also
must have their pictures taken before
the eleventh. Representatives from
these institutions are requested to see
the editor as soon as possible regarding group photographs.
Lawn  Missing
In Front Of
It seems that the University is to
undergo a process of face lifting or
something of that sort, for when the
eager seekers after learning arrived
from their holidays, imagine their
surprise to find that the lawn over
i which they had so merrily tripped for
so long (in spite of all the rules and
regulations to the contrary) was become a scene of devastation.
| It is unknown, as yet, whether the
change is due to the misplaced zeal
of some of the Aggies or whether
{the po .vers that be decided that, since
the dear children show such a propensity for necking, they should provide some convenient place for them
to indulge their fancies to their
hearts' content, and are preparing
shady bowers and lovers lanes for the
We aro living in hopes that the
true reason is the latter, but the present appearance of the square seems
to rather suggest the former.
As it is we can only hope for the
♦'■     >ln     I.        M       III       .11        III       ^—..—..—■■—
WED., JAN. 8
Noon—SMUS.   Executive Meeting.
Noon—Phrateres meeting.
1:10—Pub. meeting. Pub. office.
3:30—Players'    Club    meeting.
Arts 204.
12:15—Arts   '36   meeting.    Arts
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Tuesday, January 7, 1936
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(Member C.I.P., P.I.P.A.)
Telephone: Point Grey 206
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Assistant Edlton: Norman DePoe, Madge Neill, Pauline
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Co-eds Beat Men
In Purity Test
At Toronto
Exchange Editor Presents Interesting
Items From Other Varsitys
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Did you notice the tele which Saturday's
papers carried concerning the newly retired
and highly indignant Stephen Leacock? It
seems the professor received a letter from a
Private in some God-forsaken spot in India,
asking for more frenzied fiction, please, and
Leacock in replying sent the plaintive query,
Would he take a first-class political economist
Or, on the other hand, can it be that Professor Leacock is half serious?
Suppose he is, and suppose we invited him
here, what a splendid acquisition he would be
to U.B.C.! A new bright particular star shining in the West! A new liason, a most human
one, established between the public and U.B.C.
Think how the many business fraternities here
—that meet for the assimilation of judiciously
blended food and oratory, would love him—
and bless us ! With all due respect to our politicians, evangelist mayors, Lord Beaverbrook
and the Dionne quintuplets, Stephen Leacock
must be the most widely known and beloved
Canadian alive today.
What do our powers say? Is it not worth
the trial to invite him?
A Literary Supplement is brought out each
spring by the Ubyssey in an attempt to publish some writing fairly representative of original literary effort at the U.B.C.
It may be this year possible to have an illustrated issue of the supplement. This will,
of course require an early collection of sufficient manuscript. The matter now rests in
your hands. A file has been acquired and all
and every sort of literary contribution is in
Contributors will do well to consider their
immediate medium. During the last term
this office received much poetry either
scrawled hugely upon the backs of advertising
matter or minutely pinched over library call-
cards. One feels (and no lack of evidence)
that the rather intense concern and difficulty
connected with such forms of expression somehow hamper the original impulse. Your atmosphere will do better being concerned more
with the poem than with the paper.
We welcome to this campus Miss Mildred
Moore and Mr. Maurice Van Vliet, the newly
appointed Physical Education instructors.
Their appearance on the campus is a direct acknowledgement of student opinion by the powers that be. The Ubyssey and sport organizations urgently pressed the appointment of physical instructors during the past term, although
it seemed that the Board of Governors was inclined to let the matter ride for a while. But
with determined student opinion showing itself,
it was finally decided to make the appointment.
The two new instructors have expressed
their desire to serve the students willingly, but
they must first know exactly what type of physical instruction is wanted. To this end they
have invited students to visit them and express their personal opinions. It is to be hoped
that the students will respond to this invitation and cooperate fully with Miss Moore and
Mr. Van Vliet. In this way only can they give
the University the benefit of their broad experience in athletic work.
It shall be our pleasure some what later
in the term to reprint the findings of a Carnegie commission which demonstrate conclusively that the examination system - though it
may have no feasible substitute - is quite hopelessly unreliable and startlingly unfair to students.    (Toujours gai . . . that's us!)
You won't hear about it for a while, though,
His tenets as an organized christian will not
permit Mr. T. S. Eliot to agree to the philosophy of Ezra Pounds, later Cantos. (A philosophy of which Conrad Aiken is entirely unaware.) Mr. Eliot relieves himself by stating
that Pound is proceeding without (unlike himself) the benefit of a revealed religion. Last
month Ezra Pound retaliated by saying (as a
sort of ultimate alternative) "or you may follow Pop Eliot into original sin."
"His insistent madness
and ever
cries out for blood
f        W       W       *K
"It is is not enough
only forever to tempt
the long cliffs
"Hands remembered words
spoken and faces gone
from his day
>!<      *      *      *
"Why is he afraid;
the tide,
the tide will cover all the dried
salt-bitter things
"Darkly the tide."
The virtue and moral integrity of
the University of Toronto co-eds is
approximately seven per cent higher
than that of the men students, it was
revealed to The Varsity last night by
a group of anonymous undergraduates
who canvassed the campus with a
"purity test" in the past three days.
The purity quotient of the co-eds
averaged 68.4 per cent while that of
the men slumped to 59.3 per cent.
The test consisted of a questionnaire of 18 questions ranging from
smoking, drinking, necking, down to
the last query "have you gone the
limit." Varied forms of deviation
from *he straight and narrow path of
puritanical morality made up the
questionnaire. The questions were
statistically weighted and heavy penalty put on the person with libertine
Several women rated as low as 48
per cent and one dropped to 35. One
young libertine of the law department scored the lowest for the men
with 38 per cent.—Varsity
»   •   »   »
Miss Hilda Pyke, nurse-in-training
at the Vancouver General Hospital,
spent Saturday with her mother, Miss
E. J. Pyke—Optomist.
• •   *   *
She was only a newspaperman's
daughter, and she reverted to type-
«   *   *   »
Collige men won't marry girls who
drink oi smoke.
A majority of men students interviewed on the campus yesterday admitted that while an occasional drink
or cigarette was all right, the women
they marry must not have these habits.   Also, they must be good cooks.
College girls want cave-man husbands.
In answer to thc campus masculine
opinion of the ideal wife, coeds yesterday expressed their ideas on the
husband   situation.—Washington.
♦ *   •   •
Quite a stir was created in the
Child Psychology class on Saturday
morning when one of the students
learned that he was the proud daddy
of octuplets. this smashing the Dionne
record of five, and Alec's record of
six puns and ono Science freshman.
When interviewed by the Journal,
Dr. Daphooey, the children'sp hysic-
ian, stated that all nine (including
Yvonne, Ytwo, Ythree, Yfour, Yfive,
Ysix. Yseven, Yeight and their proud
father)  wore doing very nicely.
Professor McDonald has assumed
temporary guardianship of the children.—Queen's Journal.
For the first time in the history of
Canadian universities a communist
organization has come out in the open.
Yesterday an organization was announced on this campus to be known
as "The Communist Club."
The Communist Club of the University of Toronto got off to an auspicious start last night when Tim
Buck spoke to the first open meeting.
The meeting was held in the auditorium of the Women's Union and
thera were about sixty people in attendance,—Varsity.
Tha Yuletide Season has gained a
new significance for some unfortunates — these Napoleons picture St.
Nick as Wellington and exams as a
woeful Waterloo. Nev' mind men, the
best of us leave at Exams for greener
fields. We heard of one chap in 5th
year who was asked to leave at
Xmas two years in a row!
•   *   •   •
Will be held Tuesday noon. Organization for this term to be outlined.   All out please.
The science orchestra will hold
their first practice for this term Wednesday noon in the gym. Eleven instruments with players turned out
last time so all of these and all
others interested are asked to come
out and help us get off to a fine
It is reported that Wilf Williams
has some new music to be tried out.
•   »   •   •
Monica Frith, Dorothy Cavalle,
Elaine Skene, and Kay Curtis were
the skaters who placed first in their
relay at the Ice Carnival and brought
home  the prizes.    The  same  prizes
were very appropriate for a hope
chest, beys, and this is leap year so
watch your step!
"I've   got  a  feeling   you're  failing
•   *   *   *
Victoria must be quite a town, it
seems that some of the C.O.T.C.
campers failed to turn up at lectures
How many sciencemen have received Leap Year dates? The year
is young yet, don't lose heart boys!
*  •  •  •
U.BC. English Ruggers are after
the McKechnie Cup again. Do we
want that silverware or do we? We
are playing Victoria Rep on Saturday
in Stadium (?)—it is rumored that
bleachers will be provided.
It's about time the sciencemen
(who are still here) dug up the science spirit that was so evident on the
last day of lectures, and turned out
to support a Varsity game on our
own campus! HOW ABOUT IT?
Around The Campus
By Darby
One day a rooster wandered from his own barnyard to a neighboring ostrich farm. He was absolutely
taken aback when he came upon an ostrich egg. He pushed the egg before him as he returnd to his own farm.
On his rturn he called the hens around him and showed
them the egg, saying, "I don't want to appear grouchy
but just look what our neighbors can do!"
Under the spreading misteltoe
The homely Co-ed stands,
And stands and stands
And stands and stands and stands and stands.
A chiropractor is a  guy who gets paid for what
an ordinary guy would get slapped for.
because exams at this time of the year are distant, unreal things.
And while exams are distant, unreal things,
we would like to raise our voice in the annual
advice which it is the annual custom to ignore:
there is nothing like dull, steady, plodding
work, starting from the first day of term,
There certainly is not!
The Nurses Undergrad Society will
meet \\\ Sc. 400 on Wednesday noon.
There will be no Vocational Guidance Lecture this week. The first
lecture of this term will be on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
(Continued from Pago 1)
"I'm going to be a very Interested
spectator at the McKechnle Cup
game on Saturday," he said. "I have
never seen an English Rugby game In
my life, and there are many things I
can't understand yet, merely from
studying the rules. It seems to me
that the large amount of ball-handling
must require a high degree of skill,
and the team must have to be in
wonderful condition to keep going
throughout the game without any
time-outs or substitutions."
Mr. Van Vliet will be "at home"
in the gym every afternoon and he
would like to meet as many students
a.s possible to barn their opinions on
physical education, so that classes
may 'oe organized as soon as possible.
As in instructor for women, the
Board lias appointed Miss Mildred
Moore. She is a graduate of the
MargfK-et Eaton Physical Education
College in Toronto, where training is
giv^n in physical education for
Christmas shopping . . . went down
town one day and spent most of the
time saying Howdy to Varsity folk.
We started in at Birks where Alison
Macintosh and Peggy Fox were dispensing cheer, Christmas cards and
compacts Across the street in the
big store that has been incorporated
for two or three hundred years, there
were a whole raft of campus notables.
Madge Neill and Beth Evans were
selling books—trying to look as if
they iiad read them all and explaining to gullible customers that "this
novel is among the smartest and most
unique of the year."
Down the isle a way Alvin Rosenbaum was busy with ties and shirts—
those things that uncles and aunts
give for gifts. In the Novelties Department Les Allan of Film Society
fame, explained to us that the particular cocktail shaker he was showing would give guaranteed results.
Topping the whole Bay gang, Wilson
McDuffee strode from department to
department keeping a watchful eye
on would-be shoplifters.
At Spencer's the hosiery department
was graced with the presence of
Peggy Wales, while Fred Dietrich
and Davt Lewis were upstairs trying
their sales appeal on men's clothing.
Floor sweeping—pardon—floor walking w^s Freth Edmonds.
At Dick's we caught n glimpse of
Ronny Andrews in the shirt department, and then wa dropped in to the
Province office to see Art Mayse,
Who 3hould be there but Marg Ecker,
Totem Editor, who was busy in the
Social section describing beautiful
brides and gorgeous gowns — well,
everyone to their taste say we.
• *   •   •
We tried to make a story out of
how tho students spent New Year's
Eve, but nobody seems to remember
much . . . personally it was quiet . . .
a stag party playing bridge and billiards mostly because all th* stags
present were distinctly not In the
money and chose an Inexpensive evening.
• «   •   •
Wilf Williams, Scienceman who
plays at Pep Meets, is going commercial. He announces that he is open
for engagement to parties to provide
the music.    He  plays a mean piano
boys and  girls.
• »   *   *
According to Ken  Grant,  tho oracle.t
someone  in the  Pub  office  returned
to the campus in the holy or wholy
state of matrimony. Kenny refuses
to divulge details, but we have a
pretty good idea who it is. If our
detective work is good we'll tell all
about it next week—page Winchell.
•   *   »   *
The new Green Room furniture,
that Jim Beveridge tells about on the
front page to-day, is quite impressive. But there is one discordant
note. All the rest of the room is
done in delicious green, but the waste
basket, oh, that waste basket! A
beautiful enough piece of furniture,
with its five or six sides, the darn
thing sits there with no paint on it.
Something MUST be done—at once.
«   *   «   •
Alison Macintosh, the Pub darling,
has a new hair cut. She's got the
staff divided into two camps—those
that like the new style and the others.
John Dauphinee, ex-Sherlock, leads
the latter group while yours truly
heads up the former. If it goes much
further there'll be another duel in
the old hall of journalistic effort.
The Gables Tea Room, now No. 7
Gables, situated to University Hill
Post Office, is now under the new
management of Amel-e Siewert, who
is well known as a culinary expert.
The tea room is open from lunch to
late evening. Full course meals, teas
and bakery tastles are sold at this
new tea room, which is newly decorated in an artistic manner.
There will be a meeting of the entire Ubyssey staff in the Pub office
at 1:10 noon Wednesday.
Students wishing to obtain the
marks from their Christmas Examinations may obtain them from the
Registrar's office at the following
1st year Arts, Nursing, Agriculture
and 2nd year Applied Science on
Monday,  Jan.  6.
2nd year Arts, Nursing, Agriculture
and 3rd year Applied Science on
Tuesday, Jan. 7.
All others on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
Opening Under New Management, Tuesday, January
Is served from lunch to late In the evening
Full Course Meals cost only 25c
Cakes and Pastries are also sold at
No. 7 Gables, next to University P.O.
iry 7 I
I I Tuesday, January 7,1936
Page Three
Muck -a- m uc|(
Tales For Freshmen
There once lived in a great city a winsome maiden named
Rosie Schultz, who was a stenographer to a very wealthy merchant of that town. And as she was a most satisfactory stenographer, who always took her dictation correctly the first time
and never spelled "receive" as "recieve", the merchant, whose
name was Mr. Reichenbach, appreciated her very much and enjoyed having her around in the office.
But one afternoon Mr. Reichenbach
called for pretty Rosie in his office,
and said to her: "Miss Schultz, may
I assume to the very great pleasure
of your company at dinner and the
theatre tonight?" And Miss Schultz,
blushing prettily, answered that he
might. So Mr. Reichenbach telephoned to his wife that he would be
delayed at a director's meeting until
late that evening, and not to expect
him home.
At eight o'clock that evening, then,
he called for Miss Schultz at her
apartment and they went to an expensive restaurant for dinner, and
had crab cocktail and roast pheasant
and champagne. And afterwards they
went to the theatre and sat in an
expensive box. although it must be
admitted that Mr. Relchenbach's eyes
were on Rosie more than on the play.
When they had left the theatre, they
went in a taxi to a little place where
the man seemed to know Mr. Reichenbach, looking at him knowingly as
he came in. The man showed them
to a private dining-room, and they
ordered a cozy little supper. But
after the supper had come and they
were alone. Mr. Reichenbach suddenly got up and ran around the table
to Miss Schultz.
"Rosie." he said—"may I call you
Rosie?—I love you. Give me your
love, Rosie, and I will make you the
most envied woman in the city. I
will give you fine clothes, jewels,
furs, Chateau Yquem and double
malted milkshakes, all for your own;
only give me your love in return."
At this, Rosie sprang to her feet in
alarm; for how was she to know that
her employer was to nuke such sinful offers to one young and fair as
she? She thought of life with Mr.
Reichenbach, and shuddered. Then
she drew herself up haughtily, faced
him with flashing eyes, and said, her
voico gentle but firm:
"Mr. Reichenbach. I reject with indignation your upgentlemanly proposal; would you have me sacrifice
all that maidenhood holds sacred on
the   altar  of  greed?    Do  you  think
that I would surrender myself to you
for wealth or fine clottes? NO! NO!
NO! ... But I know what I will do,
sir; I will accept from you a cheque
for one hundred thousand dollars,
and if you refuse to give it to me,
I shall go to your wife and bare the
dreadful story of your perfidy to her,
and your name will be mired with
the shame of scandal. But if, as I
have said, you give me a cheque,
then you may depend upon my integrity to say nothing."
A tense silenec fell, broken only
by the rhythmic beat of Mr. Reich-
enbach's high blood pressure. At
last, he said ot Miss Schultz, in a
wounded voice, "I agree."
So Miss Schultz left the room in
possession of all that maidenhood
holds most sacred and a cheque for
one hundred thousand dollars. Thus
wc sve that the moral of this story
is, always to accept engagements for
dinner and the theatre from your employer; BUT the minute that he begins to get out of hand, remind him
of his wife and make it worth his
while to keep her in his memory.
What prominent member of the discipline committee took the boys into
camp at blackjack during the O.T.C.
trip to Victoria?
•   *   *   *
Who is the Old Black Ram?
Who is Genevieve?
* *   *   «
Do you know who "Homer" is?
* *   *   *
What Commerce Student had difficulty crossing the line whjn he didn-
n't have a birth certificate?
Xmas Parties
After a full month of empty holidays we return with
pain to the absorption of large doses of culture, with all our
good resolutions still-born and otherwise out of commission.
Alas, we are spending a misspent youth in violent dissipation,
and there is none other can help us, only Thou, oh holy muse of
Muck, most gracious Shrdlu. Yea woe unto us, for youth is
fleeting, and her daddy has a shotgun; we are expecting to proceed to the conservatory and consume innumerable denizens of
the earth, commonly known as woims.
The reason for the self castigation is the result of some
heavy mountaineering and a resultant heavy head. We proceeded to our cabin on Saturday evening, fortified with a quart
of ginger beer and a book of French plays, expecting to pass
the night in penance and mortification. Imagine our embarrassment to find there two couples in possession, hitherto unknown
to us. Being Frosh, they were overjoyed to extend their hospitality to a weary Olympian of the third year, but the Olympian was weary by morning. They asked us to dinner, which
was excellent; but . . . about four in the morning they stopped
countaing each other's ribs and allowed us to sleep for a couple
of hours . . . therefore the head. The brutes drank our bottle
to the dregs, too, demmitall.
P. S. A happy next year.
The Music Goes Round And Round
Oscar looked about him. He had a
heavy growth of beard on his face,
and looked tired.
"Oh, thank the powers of Shrdlu!
The Spring tern has started. Now we
can go on with the story. Okay,
Chang. You can start now." And again the waters began to rise, the walls
to close in, and the spikes to des-,
cend. But Scribblewell's brain had
not been idle during the holidays. As
the spikes came down, he took out
his nail file and filed at them. Finally, he concentrated on one spike.
This finally came loose, and he pulled it out. Diving into the now waist
high water, he groped around the
floor. Finding the hole through which
the water was coming, he rammed
in the spike, Instantly the rise stopped. Emerging, he again began to file.
Another spike came loose, and he
rammed it into the floor. The water
began to trickle out. He hurriedly
made a series of holes. The water was
no danger now.
"Ah!" he breathed. "It's lucky I'm
not a frat man. The presence of so
much water would have been very
A door opened, and in walked the
insidious Chang Seuy. He pointed a
strange looking tube at Oscar. A jet
of gas issued. Oscar felt whirling
»  •  •  •
Dimly, he heard sounds. Suddenly
the mists cleared. He tried to rise,
but fell back, restrained by a series
of leather straps tightly stretched across his chest. Then the room was filled with a deep gloating chuckle.
Chang Seuy stood over the prostrate reporter,
"Scribblewell!" he hissed. "I have
a fate even worse than my death
chamber for you!"
The reporter turned his head to
shade his eyes from the merciless
light that was beating on the table.
There on the next table was Professor
Bummond! He cried out in his broken
English for Scribblewell to save him.
"Scribblewell" cut In thc voice of
Chang Suey. "I will perform plastic
surgery operations upon you and
Bummond. You will look like him,
and he will look like you. Think of
your fate! Teaching Economics for the
rest of your days!"
A strain of weird music swelled.
(Now what will Oscar do? (You've
got me). Bindleton is East attending
meetings of a secret society known as
ths N.F.C.U.S. He cannot save him.
Read the next thrilling episode of
this thrilling mystery.)
Fire-side evenings proved very
popular with the members of Phrateres during the holidays. Madge
Neill, vice-president of the sisterhood, was hostess at one given in
honor of all out-of-town members.
Others were arranged by Delta Chapter, at the home of Patience Sweetnam, by Gamma Chapter, at the home
of Morva Longfellow, and by Theta
Chapter at the home of Barbara Wilson on Wesbrook Crescent. Theta
sisters also planned a breakfast at
the Bay, later attending the theatre
Beta Chapter gathered at the home
of Enid Williams on Cypress Street
for a children's party. A very jovial
Santa Claus assisted In distributing
gifts from the gayly-decorated Xmas
Zeta Sisters held a costume party
at the home of Marion Brink where
gifts were presented and old-fashioned games enjoyed.
Alpha Chapter gave a party for
poor children in St. John's hall. Santa Claus assisted in entertaining the
young guests who noisily proclaimed
the'party a great success.
The Alumnae Association were
hostesses at the home of Mary McGeer for all out-of-town students unable to return to their homes for
Xmas. Presiding at the table, which
was decorated with holly and red
tapers, were Mrs. F. M. Clement, Mrs.
D. Buchanan, Mrs. J. M. Turnbull,
and Mrs. L. S. Klinck. Dean Bollert,
honorary president of Phrateres, assisted in receiving the guests
Peeps' Diary
L j. A tip for the Coed ... the contours of the
DcaUl).., face may ke softened with a charming effect
. . . permanent wave the ends of the hair . . . your own waves,
natural or otherwise, above . . . also on the up grade are
braids, and tuck in curls . . . MAISON HENRI is an expert
at coiffures, and passes on the advice . . .
.    I Swinging to the fore for street and afternoon
Style . . «wear are the wooly dresses . . . some nice
effects in rose are meeting with feminine approval ... the
other shades not far behind . . . ANNE MOLONEY'S shop has
a series of the best available . . . and a twenty per cent discount this week, too . . .
Such a time on New Year's Eve!
I never had so much fun. REALLY!
Jack and I wondered where to go,
and we decided on the Blue Goose.
And we had the best evening. We
could see everybody going along the
street, and we were awfully interested in them. And, diary, two of
the Pep Club came along. In the
most disGRACEful condition. They
didn't come in though.
The floor at the Blue Goose is just
right, and the music seemed better
than ever. Jack told me afterwards
that he was surprised at the check.
The Blue Goose never overcharge, he
*   *   *   •
And the day after New Year's Day,
I learned something new. Fanny's
hair was a sight after New Year's
Eve. And she really COULDn't go
ANYplace. Buta she told me she was
going to Maison Henri to get it done.
And so I went along. Well diary.
you know what I think of Fanny.
And ACTUALLY, when she came out,
she looked SIMPly charming. Well,
then I just HAD to have mine clone
like that. And they showed me a
new way to arrange my hair. That
night the MINute Jack saw me he
asked me for another date. I'm going
to get my hair done there from now
on.   They certainly showed me that;
"If your hair is not becoming, you
should be coming to us."
•   »   •   *
I don't care if lectures did start
yesterday. After ALL, diary. Marion
Brown'? Corset shop haw a sale on.
And so I just RAN to the street car.
All the way to Dunsmuir street I was
thinking about what I needed. And
I got JUST what I wanted. Marion
Brown's can always find the thing
I want. They seem to be mind readers there.
I really am glad I missed Varsity.
It was worth while. I DO wish I
could show the things I got to Jack.
But I guess Dean Bollert wouldn't
like it.
»   *   *   *
On my way back, I thought I would
walk up to the Georgia. There arc
rumors, quite strong ones, that three
PROMintnt women in tho Players'
Club are seen there quite often.
REALLY, I simply MUST find out
who they are.
But when I got there I went round
to Anne Maloney's. And they had
a sale on too. TWENty per cent off
absolutely EVERY thing. I just
COULDn't resist going in. Mother
was SO mad when I phoned her up
to   bring  clown  some  more  money.
Although the Administration
Offices refuse to reveal any of
the sordid details, it is learnt
from reliable sources that a
large number of students have
been treated to Christmas graduation, among them some of
the more prominent In social
circles. The uncertain figures
are: 25 from second year Science; 5 from third year Science;
and 20 from first and second
years ln Arts.
New Senior Editor
On Ubyssey Staff
The Ubyssey has made several
changes in staff. Dorwin Baird will
be Senior Editor, a position left vacant by the resignation of John Dauphinee. Baird's former position as Associate Editor will be filled by Norman DePoe who is moving up from
Assistant Editor. These changes will
take effect immediately.
Institute To Hear
"MacLeans" Ex-Ed.
Vernon McKenzie, Dean of the
School of Journalism, at the University of Washington, will speak before
the Vancouver Institute on Saturday,
Jan. 18, at 8:15 in the Auditorium.
His subject will be "Behind the Headlines in Europe Today." Mr. McKenzie is a famous lecturer and has had
a brilliant literary career in Canada,
the United States and Europe. He is
an ex-editor of MacLean's Magazine.
More Totem News
The Totem announces that Mr.
Rowe of Artona Studios has consented to take pictures of the seniors listed, below any time up till Saturday.
Those whose pictures are not taken
by that time will of necessity be ignored.   This is your Totem.
D. B. Cameron, J. E. Clague, W. D.
W. Clarke, G. Cormack, M, M. Cos-
grave, W. L. Ford, D. W. Foubister,
F, H. Golightly, J. V. Grant, W. D.
Hamilton, N. Harvey, J. M. Henning,
H, Law, T, Lindsay, J. N. Manson,
A. W. Mercer, W. M. McGill, L. F.
MacRae, H. Okuda, T. E. Ouchi, G.
M. Paterson, S. G. Pettit, W, H. Ritchie, R. W. Sargent, R. V. Stanier, S.
A. S. Swift, B. W. Taylor, A. J,
Thompson, W. Tomkinson, I. E. Wallace, I. R. Whelan, J. P. Berry, A. P.
Campbell, J. M. Malkin, J. A. Mclntyre, W. Ryall, R. M. Smith, T. W.
McGinn, B. C. T. Elworthy, B. O.
Brynelson, J. A. Reid, R. C. Brown,
A. G. Campbell, D. R. Clandinln, G.
T. Hatcher, J. A. Black, F. V. Mc
Quarrie, S. H. Ross, R. E. Sheldon.
But the BARgains that there were
there! I got a simply SCRUPtious
afternoon dress there.   I just KNOW
Jack will be crazy about it.
•   *   *   *
I simply MUST run down to tho
caf and listen to some more gossip.
Do you know, diary, that I've just
found out that THREE people on the
campus got married recently. I
nearly DIED. One in the Pub, one
in the Pep Club, and one in the
Players' Club. I must find out about
it, and write it in this diary.
N. F. C. U. Exchange
With the announcement of the Exchange Scholarship for 1936-37, a limited number of students at U.B.C.
have the opportunity of obtaining a
year's scholarship ot some other Canadian University. These scholarships,
which are sponsored by the National
Federation of Canadian University
Students, enable students to study at
f.n "exchange" university for one year
v/ithout paying tuition fees or Students Union Fees.
The Exchange of Undergraduates
Plan was initiated about seven years
ago. Under the plan the universities
are divided into four groups—the U.
of B.C., the universities of the Prairie
Provinces, the universities of Ontario
and Quebec, and the universities of
the Maritimes. Scholarships may be
awarded only where a student of one
university wishes to obtain a scholarship at a university in a different
"division". Any student, male or female, may apply if he is, at the time
of his application, in the second year
of his course. It is a condition of
each appointment that the Exchange
Scholar must return, at the conclusion of his scholarship year to complete his course at his home university.
An Exchange Scholarship candidate
need not have first-class academic
standing, but he must be a reasonably competent student and a representative one.
Full details may be obtained from
the local N.F.C.U.S. representative,
Bernard Brynelsen. Applications mutt
be handed in to the N.F.C.U.S. representative before March 1.
Reg Jessup Chooses
Book Display
The book display appearing on the
library shelf today Is entitled "Some
Contemporary Readings." This has
been prepared by Reg Jessup, the literary genius of the Pub who writes
the column prlodlcally printed In the
Ubyssey and known as the "Crackling
of Thorns."   His work has also seen
print In "Story" magazine. The display has been chosen with particular
attention to the requirements of those
Interested ln modern fiction.
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Students may enter at any time
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Bookkeeping Courses, Public
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Individual Attention
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The Nearest Bank is
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A general banking business is transacted and accounts of the Faculty and
Students of the University
of British Columbia are
Bankers to the
Alma Mater
Victory Brings
McKechnie Cup
Varsity Ties Rowers For
Miller Trophy
With the usual disregard for the
dopesters, astrologlsts, phrenologists
and other gentry who gain their shekels by predicting the future for deluded pipple, Varsity defied the odds
again in the last gasps of old man
1935 to defeat the All-Blacks and then
the Rowing Club teams in quick succession to tie with the latter for Miller Cup honors. As the local scribes
put it: "Varsity, handicapped by injuries, and exams, turned in one of
their surprise wins over the powerful
Rowing Club Quintette."
Their first game of the new year
is with Victoria on Saturday, Jan. 11.
Varsity, with no injuries in the
holidays, all members but Senkler
back, and in good condition from the
many pick-up games during the holidays, stands an extremely good chance
of "copping" the McKechnie cup in
short order, As this league now
stands, Varsity and Victoria are now
tied with two points each, both having defeated Vancouver; Varsity 12-3,
Victoria 10-3.
To quote Paddy Colthurst, nerts
commentator extraordinary, "Victoria
doesn't stand a chance." According
to Paddy, one of Varsity's most ardent supporters, Victoria has nothing
on the Thunderbirds in the forward
department, and the backfield is not
so hot either.
Getting back to the holiday activities—many of the boys have been
active on the pick-up teams. The
notable feature of these games was
that Varsity was always well-represented on the winning team.
Leggatt, Maguire, Pearson, Carey,
Burd, Robson, Colthurst, Mercer, and
Wilson are among the many men who
played around despite the holiday
burps and other such ailments for
which the Varsity team is well known
With such a record, the team to
meet the New Zealanders should be
well spotted with Blue and Gold
stars. -COLTHURST.
Roxy captained the Vancouver Rep-
team that was sent home with a 12-3
pasting. Now Vanity meets Victoria
for the Cup.
Track Meet With
Wash. Cancelled
Victoria Meet January 17
Western Canadian Colleges Will Compete
A new trophy, to be known as the
E. W. (Joe) Griffiths Trophy has been
put up for Inter-Collegiate Competition in swimming. The colleges entitled to compete are all memben of
the Western Canada Intercollegiate
Athletic Union, which comprises the
Universities of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.
The new cup which has been given
in honor of E. W. Griffiths, Instructor
in Physical Education at the University of Saskatchewan, in an effort
to create an interest in swimming
meets between Western Canadian Colleges, was designed by Or. R. Tait
Mackenzie, and is said to be of unusual artistic merit.
Only male students will be allowed
in competition, and the meets will
consist of the following events:
a. 50 yards frei style
b. 100 yards free style
c. 200 yards free style
d. 100 yards back stroke
c. 100 yards breast stroke
f. Diomy. Three compulsory dives,
four optional'dives; C.A.S.C. rules to
g. Relay
The custody of the Trophy will be
awarded for the ensuing year to that
W.C.I.A.U. member having the largest
total of points at the annual meet —
points to be awarded for every event
on the basis of five for first place,
three for second and one for third.
The trustees of the cup are Mr. C.
J. Mackenzie, Mr. J. V. Bateman and
President W. C. Murray, all of the
University of Saskatchewan, President
S. E. Smith of the University of
Manitoba, and President R. C. Wallace of the University of Alberta.
HAVE a trained lighting
adviser visit your home to
measure your lighting with a
"Sight-meter." Call the Home
Lighting Department, Seymour
5151, to make an appointment.
Once again the Varsity track team
has been disappointed They have recently been informed by Vic Town,
well known Senior Manager of the
track club, that the Washington meet
has been definitely cancelled, The
reason advanced by the neighboring
college representatives is their extra-
heavy season (with better competition).
The U.B.C. trackmen will not have
an entirely meetless season, however,
since they are going to Victoria for
an indooi meet on Jan. 17, and later
(possibly in March) to New Westminster. Owing to intensive training
of late under the able guidance of
Percy Williams, the track team thinks
that it is "pretty hot" on the indoor
Town, as usual, hopes for the best
and is still predicting things; this time
it is not the weather but is an easy
win in Victoria. —BERRY.
Community Cagers
Are Left Homeless
Left homeless when the King Edward gym was condemned, Varsity's
Senior B basketballers (along with
the rest of the Community League)
are at present trying to find a floor
on which to stage their contests.
Arrangements have been completed
v/ith Bob Brown of the V.A.C. gym
whereby' the Community hoopers may
play Wednesday and Thursday evening games at the V.A.C. gym on
Fifth avenue.
The league moguls are still without
a gym for their Tuesday and Friday
evening sessions, however. As many
games as possible will be played at
the V.A.C. gym until further arrangements can be made for playing
Win 4-1 From Weakened Student Team
Pive weeks away from the game
proved to be too big a handicap for
the Varsity soccer boys to overcome.
Tlvey were trounced 4-1 by the Bluebirds on Saturday. This win allowed
the Bluebirds to tie for top spot in
the  District  eLague with Johnstons.
Many of the Varsity regulars were
absent and their posts had to be
filled by juniors who had no chance
against  the experienced  Bluebirds.
The  Students'   forward   line   was
particularly weak, Okida being the
only shining light. Sweetman was
best of the half line with Croll and
Sutherland good on defense.
Todd scored first for tlve Bluebirds
with Jack Smith making it 2-0 before
"Rosie" Okida tallied for the Students. After half time, Webster made
sure of the game with two pretty
goals to bring the score to 4-1.
George Anderson and Jack Smith
were the best Bluebirds on the field.
Famous as one of the "Three Musketeers" of Varsity's last year's squad,
Ralph returned to Vancouver Saturday to help Adanacs defeat Fonts. He
picked  off 7  points,  too.
Rowers Demand
Sub-Major Rank
Petition Submitted
Rowers Are Busy During Holidays
•*** **«* *•••
Coach Brown Was Varsity Rhodes Scholar
Starred In Football, Rugby
And Rowing
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Tom Brown, present coach of the
U.B.C. Rowing Club, and a U.B.C.
Rhodes Scholar, was a B.A. '32 graduate of this university. He was very
prominent on the campus, being an
officer of the O.T.C. and a member
of numerous executives. Though he
had never gone in for sport before
coming to Varsity, he played Canadian football in the Big Four.    '
Brown's first trip to England was
as the representative of the Lower
Mainland in the Scout Convention at
Liverpool. He went to St. John's, Oxford, and there took up rowing for
the fir^t time. In his first year he
made Torpid's, the freshman rowing
team. Later he made the eights team
and thc Senior Eights in Eights Week.
H'3 rowed at Henley, and was the first
Rhodes scholar to have the opportunity of a trial for the Oxford Boat,
also the first Canadian in eight years
to get the Bumper Supper Point. He
completed this bvilliant record by becoming Captain of the St. John's Boat
Club in his last year. Hs has his oar
at home.
Although he was most interested in
rowing, he did not neglect rugby, and
got his colours for English rugby.
After an extensive tour of Europe,
Brown arrived home in July, '35. He
is at present coaching the first senior
cr.pw, is interested in finance, and in
his spare time plays badminton and
squash.   He is still in his early twen-
Practices Held—Shells
During the festive season of Christmas turkey and New Year hangovers
the work of the Varsity Rowing Club
was being continued with all the enthusiasm which this year has characterized that organization.
Throughout the holidays, there has
been one coach out every day for instruction but most of the work has
been in reconditioning the eights and
the riggers. The members have made
two complete sets of riggers (which
by the way means a saving of $166).
One sv?t of riggers has been installed
nnd the eight will be ready for a
practice tomorrow.
The rowing club is at present going
ahead with negotiations with Universities in the south and with schools
on the sland as well as competition
with clubs In the city. Crews will
be chosen on the merits of the individual. The coaches will choose the
men who will take part in the competitions from those that turn out.
Any new men anticipating turning
out for rowing this term are asked to
get in touch with Wilson MacDuffee
or Alex Macintosh or to turn out at
the Rowing Club in Stanley Park,
Wednesday   or   Saturday   afternooa
Varsity's rowing enthusiasts
eagerly looking forward to the outcome of the petition which is being
submitted to the Men's Athletic
Union asking that Rowing be raised
from a Minor to a Sub-Major sport.
The rowers feel that now since rowing is making itself felt so prominently on the campus that it should have
at least sub-Major standing.
The Rowing club has gone ahead
rapidly this year, although it has not
been able to function to it's full capacity because of the lack of equipment. At the present time the club
is negotiating for new equipment but
no announcement will be made until
next week.
Americans Too
Good For Rookies
Varsity Meets V.A.C.
The Varsity Senior A basketballers
have just returned home from a short
tour of some of the junior colleges
of Washington. During their trip
they engaged in games with Yakima
Y.M.C.A., and the state normal
schools located at Cheney and Ellensburg. Although the Thunderbirds
failed to win a game, they have
gained an immeasurable amount of
experience. They also, in the words
of Alec Lucas, "had a h-slluva good
time." The worst defeat was suffered at the hands of Cheney Normal: 39-21, while at Ellensburg the
score was 29-28 after an overtime
period. At Cheney the U.B.C. boys
were severely hampered by a low
ceiling and very cramped floor space.
This trip has served the purpose
of pulling the players much closer together than they were before since
they spent several clays living together in very close quarters. By the
time they played the last game at
Ellensburg, the team was beginning
to show the effects of their trip in
that they played a much better brand
of ball and were also beginning to
get a little tired of travelling about
200 miles a day in a car.
Considering the fact that last year's
Senior A team was twice defeated
by Ellensburg, the present team didn't do so badly at all when it was
beaten  by only one point.
Lloyd Detwiller showed very well
in all games by-sinking many shots
from .» long way out. Alec Lucas
also did well where the rebounds
were concerned. The second string
has practically ceased to be a second
string now; in fact there seems to
be two first strings with very little
to choose between them.
Tomorrow night will give the local
fans their first chance to see the boys
in action at home again when they
play V.A.C. at the Varsity gym. Manager Crosson says that it will be a
different story from now on since
thc team is employing a new style
picked up during recent weeks and
used with much success by their late
American opponents. The Thunderbirds may also be strengthened by
the return of Frank Turner who has
been missing from the fold lately owing to the eligibility rules. There
will also be a good prelim.
ties, md has the honor of having
been the youngest Rhodes scholar in
Canada. -WESTON.
Dobbie Chosen
To Handle Ruggers
Captain Dobbie, well known coach
of the Blue and Gold ruggahs, has
been appointed coach of the All-Vancouver XV which is to meet the
famed New Zealand All-Blacks at
Brockton Point on Jan, 23.
This announcement was made at a
friendly get-together of local news-
hounds and rugger officials in Maurice Crehan's office (not too much
soda in mine) oil New Year's Eve.
Coach Dobbie, who is also mentor
of the Vancouver "Rep" — or is it
"Wreck"—said all he wanted his team
to do when they met the Blacks was
to piny hard, fast and robust football
for the complete rout tspelt thus purposely). A. B. Carey, secretary-manager, also spoke a few words.
It is expected that the selectors on
the selection committee will make
known their selections very shortly.
Outdoor Club
"At Home^On Mt.
During the holidays students spent
their brief moments of respite (the
holidays) in many diversified manners. Perhaps the most novel and
pleasant New Year's Eve was the
party which the Varsity Outdoor Club
held on Grouse Mountain.
About thirty members of the Club
undertook the arduous climb so that
they may see the New Year in from
the top of the world. There was a
most successful dinner with turkey,
salad, ice cream and candy. After
dinner the guests who had not eaten
too much hiked to the Tyee Ski Camp
where to their surprise they were
greeted by Len Holland with his rendition of "Hail U.B.C." Bev Ark-
wright obliged with a fan dance in
passable fashion.
Following New Years 15 members
of the Outdoor Club motored to Mt.
Baker for three clays ski-ing.
Hoop Playoffs
Are Announced
Battling for the senior A men's
hoop championship of British Columbia will start again March 13 in Victoria, it was decided at a meeting of
the B. C. Basketball Association Sunday, The second game will be played
the following night (Saturday) in
Victoria, and the next three games,
if necessary, of the five-game series
will be played in Vancouver.
The senior A women's final will be
a two-game, total-point series, to ha
played in Victoria starting March 21.
Following are the play-off schedules
for the remaining divisions, for which
no dates have been announced:
Senior B Men—Semi-finals: Lower
Mainland at Island, Interior at Koot-
ney. Final at Coast. All playoffs on
guarantee basis.
Senior B Women—Semi-finals: Island at Lower Mainland. Interior at
Kootenay, sudden death games. Final
at Interior or Kootenay. All playoffs
on guarantee basis.
Intermediate A Boys—Semi-finals:
Island ot Lower Mainland, Interior at
Kootenay. Final at Interior or Kootenay.
Intermediate A Girls—Kootenay at
Interior, Island at Lower Mainland.
Final nt Interior,
Six Games For
U.B.C. Basketballers
The second half of the Senior A
Inter-City League schedule finds
Varsity with six games to play, the
first being tonight. The detailed
schedule follows:
Jan. 7—Varsity vs. V.A.C, Varsity,
Jan. 8—Adanacs vs. Province, Y.M.
C.A., 9:00.
Jan. 11—Province vs. Varsity, V.A.
C, 9:00.
Jan. 15—Adanacs vs. V.A.C, Y.M.
C.A., 9:00.
Jan. 18—V.A.C. vs Adanacs, V.A.
C„ 9:00; Varsity vs. Province, Varsity,
Jan. 22—Adanacs vs. Varsity, Y.M.C.
A„ 9:00.
Jan. 25—V.AC vs. Province, V.A.
C, 8:00; Varsity vs. Adanacs, V.A.C,
Jan. 29—Province vs. V.A.C, V.A.C,
Feb. 1—Province vs. Adanacs, V.A.
C, 9:00; V.A.C. vs. Varsity, V.A.C,
The first-named is home team.
There will be a meeting of the
Fencing Club in Arts 205 at 12:30 today.    All interested please attend.
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