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Published Twice Weekly by The Publications Board of The University of British Columbia
VOL. xxn.
No. 8
Seniors  Honour  First   President
Class Leaders Chosen
On Wednesday
Senior Class Chooses Harold Dixon
To Guide Their Destinies
An innovation on the campus was carried through Wednesday
when executives for every class except the Frosh were chosen at
simultaneous elections.
In the faoulty of Arts, the senior class elected Harold Dixon
president; Janet Fleck, secretary -treasurer j Nell Trapp, Women's
athletic representative; and Ted Scott, men's athletic representative.
The Players' Olub Is already making preparations for the Christmas
plays, to be held November 83-95.
Plays ohoaen are: "Tho Red Velvet
Goat," a Mexican folk comedy I "The
First Mrs. Blakely," a drawing room
comedy) "The Senate Scene," from
Othello. "Four Into Seven—Won't
Oo," a psychological drama.
Play directors have not yet been
Admission Is open to the Faoulty
and, by Invitation, to friends of Players' Olub members.
On Students' night, November 98,
the playa are free to all students on
presentation of the pass.
City Manager Plan
Unnecessary In
Speakers Club Wins
Debate with U.B.C.
The feasibility of a City Manager
for Vanoouver waa the issue in
Tuesday's debate between the Forum team and the Vancouver Speakers' Club.
Judges' deoislon went to the Vanoouver Speakers Club who uphold
the nsgatlve side of the resolution
"that the City Manager plan of oivlo
administration should be adopted In
Unlveralty apeakera were Robert
Bonner  and  Arthur  Fouks.  Hurt
Morrow and Peter Houston represented the visiting toam.
Robert  Bonner lead   the   affirmative with  a scathing attack  on the
present    civlo    administration.    He
charged that the heavy tax Increase,
the   decline   in   publio   service,   and
general   incompetency   at   the    City
Hall was  a  result  of  "ignorant  administration."
The only solution would be a City
Manager type of government similar
to a corporation with a head exeoutive and a board of directors.
Burt Morrow, leader of the negative, blamed the city's deplorable
financial condition on its heavy
building program, relief costs and
schools. "There is no corruption in
this city,"  he declared.
He maintained that a city manager would be a dictator and that the
Vancouver people showed their disapproval by their plebiscite against
the  City Manager plan.
The City Council came in for a
tongue-lashing when Arthur Fouks,
seoond affirmative speaker, in a
counter attack accused the aldermen
of general Incompetence "square
pegs ln round holes. Just a debating
club with the mayor and council an
eternal   see-saw."
The city engineer, comptroller, and
solicitor also came under his censure.
Peter Houston, negative speaker,
denied the city was deteriorating.
"Vancouver," he said, "haa risen
from comparative obscurity to third
city in Canada. In its fifty-two years
of existence it has come to rank
(Continued on Page 8)
Elected president of Arts '41 was
Dave Ritchie and seoretary, Ruth
Wilson. Men's athletlo representative and women's athletlo representative are respectively Ranjl Mattu and
Nancy Martin.
Kenneth Hall was chosen president
of the sophomore claw; Bunny Finch,
secretary; Alan Gardner, M.A.R.; and
Pat Carey, W.A.R. Prof. F. O. O.
Wood was elected honorary president.
Results In the faoulty of Agriculture are as follows:
In the senior class: president, Doug.
Commerce presidential elections
will be held a seoond time because
the former election of Frederick
Smith has been declared void. The
meeting will take place ln Arts 204
next Tuesday at 13:30.     ,
The remaining representatives will
stand as at present: John Stevenson,
secretary-treasurer; Peter Mlnlchlello,
men's athletics; and Doris Pratt, women's athletics.
Dougans; secretary, Reg. Brown; hon.
pres., I>r. B. Eagles. In the Junior
class: president, Eddie Oox; secretary,
Phyllis Mitchell; hon. pres., Professor
Boving. In the sophomore class:
Prealdent, Al Young; seoretary, Lorraine Thomson; hon. pros., Prof. E.
A. Lloyd.
Fifth year Science elected Roy
Bogle president; secretary-treasurer,
Hal Morris. Fourth year: Charlie
Parker, prealdent; seoretary, Bill Ly-
nott; sports, Jim Robinson. Third
year president Is Oordon Rogers.
President ot second year sclenoe Is
Mack Buck; secretary, Ralph Tully;
and athletic representative, Campbell
Lieut.-Governor Erlo B. Hamber,
B.A., will receive the honourary degree of LL.D. at the Fall Congregation Wedneaday.
New Setting For Traditional
\^esbrook Ceremony
Retiring Professor Paul A. Boving
will be given an honourary LL.D. at
the Fall Congregation, Professor
Boving has long beon aotlve on this
Bruce Hutchison
Speaks On War
And Canada
To  Predict  Changes
After Declaration
Of Peace
"Canada Should Orow Up" Is the
topic to be discussed by Bruce
Hutchinson at the Vancouver Institute ln the Auditorium Saturday at
8:15 p.m.
The lecture is expected to be a
discussion of the Dominion's Imperial and international relations in
and during the war, and also of the
important, and perhaps revolutionary changes certain to take plaoe
with the declaration of peaoe.
Mr. Hutchinson's address -will supplement and complement the lecture
given last Saturday by Dr. F. W.
Born In Victoria, Mr. Hutchinson
has become British Columbia's best
known journalist. He has been a
feature writer on the Victoria Times
and Vancouver Province. At present
he is a columnist with the Vancouver  Sun.
Institute President Mr. Justice A.
M. Manson will preside on Saturday
in the third meeting of the Institute
this term.
Hamber And Boving Share
Congregation Honors
Many Graduates Receive Degrees
At Wednesday Ceremony
Before one of the largest ~tt.1l congregations ever to assemble
on this campus, the honorary degree of LLi.D. will be bestowed
upon two distinguished men, the first is His Honor, the Lieutenant-
Governor of British Columbia, Eric W. Hamber, B.A., and the
second, Professor Emeritus, Paul A. Boving, Cand. Ph. (Sweden),
Cnnd. Agr. (Sweden). The ceremony will take pi nee in the Auditorium, Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 25 at 2:45 o'clock.
Following tradition, those receiving
e'egrees will assemble before the Library and then walk in procession to
the congregation hall.
The occasion will be one of the
most auspicious In the annals of the
University. After the conferring of
degrees by Chancellor R. E. McKechnie, the Lieutenant-Governor will deliver the Congregational address.
For the first time ln the history of
this University, a retiring professor
will be given an honorary degree.
The Thirteenth Autumn Congregation for the conferring of degrees
will be held on Wednesday, October
35, at 2:40 p.m., In the Auditorium.
All leotures and laboratories will
be cancelled from 2:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Ootober 30.
Seniors Honor First President
In Campus Service;
Dr. Ure to Speak
For the flrst time since its Inception, the traditional memorial
service of the senior classes to Dr. Wesbrook, first president of tho
University will be held on the campus instead of at the Mountain
View Cemetery.
The service is to take place before the Wesbrook seat, valedictory gift of the Class of '28, in front of the Library today at
12.30 noon.
Dr. W. Ure, honorary prealdent of
Arts '40, will give a brief outline of
Dr. Wesbrook's work to the senior
claaaea and then the class executive
and I>r. Ure, together with Mrs. Wesbrook and her daughter, Mrs. Robertson, will drive to the cemetery to
place a wreath.
Professor Boving, associated with the
U.B.O. Department of Agronomy since
1916 ls distinguished throughout Canada for the contributions he has made
in his academic field. Professor Boving's degrees of Cand. Ph., and Cand.
Agr., were achieved in his native
The Senate announced this week
that forty-one degrees and twenty-
four Social Service Diplomas will be
granted Wednesday.
After the ceremony, the entire assembly and their guests will be entertained at tea ln the gymnasium. This
tea is under the convenorship of Dr.
Isabel Maclnnes.
CLASS 1940
Invitations to the Fall Congregation to be held Wedneaday, Oot. M,
at 91-5 may bo obtained by all atudenta standing for degrees In the
spring, 10*0, by applying at the
Office ot the Registrar.
Because of the large Invitation
list, other student, cannot be admitted until Juat previous to the
ceremony at whloh time they will be
allowed to occupy any vacant seats.
Metford Awarded
French Bursary
The Alliance Francaise Bursary of
$50 was awarded to third year Arts
student Jacques Metford, son of
Major and Mrs. L. S, Metford, Salmon Arm, for general proficiency in
He is a member of the stage crew
of the Players Club and is in Canadian   Offloers'   Training  Corps.
The bursary is awarded annually
by the Joint Faculty Committee on
Prizes and Scholarships to a student
specializing in French.
"Is Psychology Common Sense?"
was the title of the lecture given by
Dr. J. E. Morsh when he spoke at an
open meeting ot the Psychology Club
ln Agrioulture 100 Thursday noon.
Dr. Morsh took the stand that psychology consisted of a great deal
more than common sense and gave
Instances of how amateur students
of human nature, who depended
simply upon common sense, frequently  got  into  difficulties.
For an example, he said- that a
man might turn down an offer ot
marriage from a beautiful red-headed girl simply because he had heard
that red-headed -women are spit-fires.
Psychologists have proved that
blonds and brunettes are Just as likely to have nasty tempers as redheads.
Another piece of common sense
knowledge ls that criminals have
certain distinguishing features. Psychological research has shown that
there 1b an equal percentage of persons of criminal appearance at Dartmoor Prison and  Oxford University.
The next guest speaker will be
Warden Cooper of tbe Saskatchewan Penitentiary.
Graduates Revisit
Alma Mater
Next Week
Homecoming Events
Outlined by
Junior Member
"Kla-How-Yah Orads!" This Is the
cry U.B.C. alumni will be greeted
with when they return next week to
participate in the annual Homecoming ceremonies.
Under the chairmanship of Todd
Tremblay, newly elected Junior
Council member, Homecoming Week
will be filled to capacity with a variety of sooial and sports events calculated to form a fitting welcome to
the Sons of the Alma Mater.
The fraternity smoker on Tuesday
night ln the Palomar will start the
ball rolling.
At 2.30 on Wednesday, Varsity
Thunderbirds and University of
Saskatchewan Huskies will clash ln
the Stadium in the first grid game
of the Hardy Cup series.
Trevor Page's Orchestra will be
featured at Thursday's Homecoming
Pep Meet, at noon ln tbe Auditorium.
The Alumni Banquet will be held
at 7 o'clock on Friday evening. It
will be followed by the Homeoomlng
rally at 0 p.m. In the new Crystal
Ballroom of the Hotel Vanoouver.
Trevor Page's 13 piece orchestra will
supply dance muslo.
At 11,80 Saturday morning, SO or
40 oars will parade through the down
town streets. Cars are being supplied by the fraternities. The Big
Blockers will hold their dinner at 1
The Varsity English Rugby squad
will play the Meralomas In the Stadium at 3 p.m. Immediately following this game, Varsity and Saskatchewan will play the seoond game ln
the Hardy Cup series.
A tea dance at B.SO in the Qym will
complete Homeoomlng festivities.
As a further tribute, the wreath
will remain in the foyer of the Library from 8 to 13 noon today.
First observed In 1930 the ceremony
was originated by the senior olasses.
It is fitting that the senior studenta
should perform this reverence slnoe
they, of all the undergraduate body,
most appreciate the work of Dr. Wesbrook In founding this university and
inspiring lt with aome of his own
Idealism   and   Indomitable  spirit.
The Radio Society announces that
rumours stating its discontinuance
are entirely mlsfounded.
The Radio Club, temporarily disbanded, is not to be confused with
the Radio Society.
The regular Varsity Time news ls
continuing as usual over Station
CJOR at 7.45 Fridays.
Victor Freeman, director of the Radio Society, has made the following
executive appointments: Murdoch
MacLachlan, news editor: Janet
Walker: secretary; Reg. Jessop,
script; Dick Jervls, special events;
Phyllis Nemetz, publicity director;
Fred. House, home town series; Jim
Colly er, musical director; Verna McKenzie, dramatic director; Louis
Monasch, chief technltlon; Fraser
Jamieson,   assistant  technician.
Says Lawyer
That the Canadian constitutioa
has been more or less suspended
during the period of hostilities was
the opinion expressed by Mr. Kenneth Beckett, Alma Mater Society
lawyer, to prospective law students
on the oampus, Tuesday noon.
Olvlng the Law Society an Idea et
how war la affecting law-making In
Canada, Mr. Beckett statsd that tho
federal government has been granted surprising powers over tbe Individual. "In faot," he said "the government has been turned, by tho
War Measures Act. into a dictatorship."
However, If this drastic legislation
ls repealed with the coming of peaoe,
demooraoy in Canada might be preserved, he continued.
"For the time being, the praotloa
of law Is very limited," he warned,
"but anyone anxious to enter law
would do well to follow every government move before adoptlong that
It has been announced by the
Rhodes Scholarship Trust that the
election of the Rhodes Scholar for
the coming year, ordinarily held at
this time, will be deferred.
Complete with fog and feminine
floorshow, the Palomar Ballroom
will serve as a rendezvous for the
Interfraternity Homecoming smoker
Tuesday, October 24.
The entertainment will be varied,
featuring Vern Mclnnes and his Palomar Orchestra, an abbreviated
floorshow . . . with "shortcomings"
rather in costume than in length of
program . . . and a masculine tumbling  team.
In a song contest, songs of U.B.C.
and other colleges will be flrst led by
single fraternities and then sung by
Refreshments will be "not too hard
to take" with pretzels.
The smoker, to which all university alums and undergrads excepting
Frosh are invited, is being sponsored by the Interfraternity Council
and managed by Bert Hoskins and
Ernie   Teagle.
Proceeds will go to the housing
fund of the Brock Memorial Building. Two
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Today commemorates the life of one of the men who laid the
foundations of the University of British Columbia, President F. F.
"Wesbrook. On keeping with one of the few traditions of this
youthful institution, the Senior class will take part in a service,
-which will be held by the Wesbrook Seat in front of the Library.
More important than the memory of the actual accomplish
ments of Dr. Wesbrook is the undying picture of Dr. Wesbrook,
the man.   Few pioneers have faced disappointments, obstacles, and
honest labour with the enthusiasm   and   aggressive   energy   that
characterized Dr. Wesbrook.
He came to the province of British Columbia on the understanding that the future University of B. C. was to be the most
oomplete educational institution Canada had known. The tragic
story of the early years of the University is well known now. The
birth of the academic child turned out to be unfortunately prema
ture, and the babe was placed in the famous "Fairview incubator"
there to grow in strength until its ultimate removal to Point Grey.
The disappointments of watching his cherished plans fall to
ruin, of receiving instructions at regular intervals from the B. C.
Government to reduce expenditures, and of fighting incessantly
for the very life of the University during the years of the Great
War, accentuated the greatness of Dr. Wesbrook's nature.
His greatest ideal was "to carry on", in spite of the personal
sacrifices involved. His generosity, resolute strength of will, devotion to duty, and love of humanity drove him forward through the
hardest years of this University's career.
His students learned to respect him, and to love him. His genuine and profound interest in all the people round him won for
him that precious thing in life, true friendship.
And still today, we students show our appreciation and our
friendship for a man we never met, but a man we cannot forget.
His eagerness to fight for his cause has inspired his successors in
their efforts to assure a noble future for our University.
Hie spirit of this man must live on in the hearts of us students
who are reaping the harvest of benefits from the seed whieh fell
so abundantly from his hand.
Much has been written in vain efforts to rouse the students of
the Campus from a state of apparently permanent lethargy and
indolence. Once again a plea goes forth for at least mild interest
in the extensive intra-mural program which has been prepared
by the energetic Maury Van Vliet.
It is possible that the total absence of support, which has
characterized the intra-mural events until now, has been the result
of inactivity of last year's class athletic representatives, or of a
general ignorance about intra-murals.
By now, however, a new group of athletic representatives has
been elected, and perhaps, too, a few students will have become
aware of the existence of inter-class competitions.
The suggested fields for class rivalry are much the same as
last year. Volleyball, basketball, track events, cross country races,
rope climbing and English rugby ore all included in the list of
activities. But at the moment only four teams have appeared to
compete for the volleyball crown, whereas there are twelve potential teams on the Campus. This, then, is the student answer to
Maury's efforts!
]_ast year, the support was excellent. Students who ordinarily
had no opportunity to display their mediocre athletic abilities had
chance upon chance to become the heroes of their class, or to gain
a little additional knowledge about the sport involved.
The intra-mural program was created for the benefit of students. It is no hardship to those running the scheme if student
support fails.   Intra-mural activity will be curtailed or terminated.
of Thorns
"Not on a cemetery slope could I
be happy," she had exclaimed, "my
cheat crushed with a thousand
tombstones. Nor on a hill, for a hill
could never be a grave, but only a
spur to wandering."
The seriousness had oome without
warning. I had laughtfd at her fleroe
solemnity, "Then you shall be burled
down In the five-acre, where the
spuds grow highest, and you oan
have potato flowers to wreath you."
Her absorption broke Immediately
and the laughter ran down her
throat. "Yes, yes," she said, "tbat
would be as wall. There would be
potato eyes to the darkness of the
land, and the under-soll blindness
would  bs gone."
The last of her thoughtfulness was
gone.    I threw an   arm   about   her
waist.   We lay on the ground laughing, and talked no more of death.
For tho hills and the   growing
night do I Join these words.   Not
for  the  world  whloh  would  flrat
exploit and then deny my dream,
but rather for this hill that slopes
to the Iowa* hllla, whloh In their
turn slope to tho lake across whloh
moves the blur of little lights that
la tho ferry  boat   on   whloh   ahe
oame and went.   Above all, for the
night-hawk  crying down  and  up
the aides, and for the summer Juat
Class elections are over. -It would be interesting to know the
number of students who are aware that elections had even been
held. The quorum for a class is apparently that number present
at the meeting. It could not be otherwise when actual experience
is considered, for there is little doubt that a ten per cent attendance at any one class election meeting was a commendable average!
The new executives of the various classes face a term of office
which entails no tangible form of assistance from their invisible
electorate, and less credit or thanks for their labours throughout
the year. It is to be hoped that this glowing future will not deter
thein from performing  their  respective  duties.
One stupid mistake marred the otherwise drab elections. The
President of the Commerce class wns announced elected, was later
found to be "not elected," and eventually the "powers that be"
summoned sufficient might to declare the election of the Commerce
Class  null  and  void.
The error made was of a complicated type. Failure to distinguish between a man named Smith, antl a man named Smith caused
unutterable confusion. The Messrs. Smith must feel a trifle embarrassed over the whole affair, although they are but indirectly connected with it.
New elections arc too likely to leave ruffled feelings behind
them to be recommended very frequently, but under the present
circumstances, there  is nothing else to  be done.
Our First
X flrst met her when she oame as
a new school teacher to board at our
farm. I drove down to meet her at
the little lake-side landing where the
mall ferry docked. She had walked
off the little old boat, tall and
straight, with a laughing smile that
swept the strangeness away on the
wind of the early autumn night. I
drove baok along the dirt road to
the farm. The windshield was down
and the wind In our faoes. She gas-
ed about and above her for a few
minutes as though trying to comprehend the stars, and then tossed her
head to catch all the ooolness of the
night-air. Suddenly she took off her
hat and shook her blond hair out
into the wind. I looked at her with
sudden Intentness. Her head was
back and her lips parted against the
rush of night wind. Then as we
passed a farmhouse her face was
outlined momentarily against the
squares of window light.
Where haa the light that framed
her face, and where haa the ahadow that was her face gone now?
Where would one be led. If he
dared to follow that swift beam,
so brief, so slight?
Here, where tho large western
maples stand alono on tho orown
of the hill, V oould alt aa a boy, listening to the faint and distant
sound of a bugle eon-tag up from
the valley. It seamed to draw me,
draw me beyond tho treea and
down Into tho vaUey, aad from
thero to valley after valley aad so
to the ends of the earth. Now I
do not hear It any more. Its sweet
clear haunting waa a Ue to lead
men on, to take their feet frasa behind the plow, and then to lot them
die, lost fbeever froan tho otsan
smell of frosh-turned earth. There
was my brother ... To follow lights
and sounds aad shadows ta to hs
aa brief as thoy.
Through the Holds we had walked,
her fair hair loose, her breasts swaying like the half-ripened oata around
us   aa   she   moved,   her   bat  In   her
hand.    "Oh look," ahe cried   auddenly.   Then she was gone, her haa waving In her hand as she chased! after
a  great  yellow  and  black   swallowtail.    I stood  dismayed for a moment to see her turn into the ripening
grain.    Then  I waa  running  myaalf
after the  figure  walat  deep   In   the
yeUowtng stalks.   The butterfly weat
dancing irregularly across the field's
that   blenohed   for   the   harvest.     A
cook crowed baok at the farmhouse.
Where she caune from the dawn
did  not break to the  crowing  of
the oook.  She waa of the world that
hears the wall of trains by night,
the long drawn out note of misery,
that   goea   alngtn*   of   far-piaaes,
broken.   She  knew the   call   that
goea before to draw the long line
of oars after It through the gips
of  the  hills.   Rat,  like the  bugle,
this call, too, la false, can lead to
nothing,   saving   more  oltles,    oan
never lead a man to a plaoe where
sounds    of    darkening    bind    him
closer to  the   frultfulness   of   his
She told me one night and her lips
parted   in   surprise   when   I   laughed
at her dismay. "You'll have to marry
me   now."   I   said.     "You'll    not    be
teaching    school    for    another   year
now, nor any of those foolish things
you   said   you   would."     Then   I   had
gone out and  was immediately drunk
with     the     night     about     me.       My
thoughts raced like the moon  through
"He made more contributions to
the university than any other man,
but his most preoious gift was the
example of his own heroic struggle
for his Ideals against overwhelming
odds." These words uttered by Prof.
Larsen epitomise ths spirit of Dr.
Frank Falrchlld Wesbrook was
one of the founders of the university,
and Its flrst president. In 1018 he resigned his position as Dsan of the
College of Medicine and Surgery at
the University of Minnesota to take
up a government appointment to
establish a university in the far
western province of British Columbia.
Provided with a virtual promise
by the B.C. Oovernment that the
University of B.C. was to be equal
to any In Canada, Dr. Wesbrook
made his plans. A site was chosen,
In the wilderness of Point Grsy,
whioh the founder alone recognised
for Its value. A Solenoe building was
started In 1014 and temporary quarters taken ln Falrvlsw—"The Fair-
view Shacks."
A nucleus for the University Library was personally Installed by Dr.
Wesbrook in the shacks, part of thla
being Invaluable books purohassd by
him In England.
Construotlon of the Sclenoe Building waa auddenly brought to a standstill by the Intensity of war effort.
However, Dr. Wesbrook maintained
his Ideal through this and other disheartening setbacks. He carried on
throughout the war, despite the lack
of adequate financial support or
teaohlng staff.
Although Dr. Wesbrook died before the armistice on Oct. 30, 1918,
his Idealism and devotion to a single
cause Inspired others to oarry out
his plans. The University was Anally moved to its own oampua In
Point Orey in 1938.
His memorial is not a grave
stone, or a stone seat ln front of
the Library, but an entire unlveralty, a unlveralty developing out of
hla plana, dreams and spirit.
the clouds and yet, like the moon
against the trees they made little
like the boisterous wind sweeping up
from the lake valley. I was as happy
as the wind-blown grain ln the fields
progress. My spirit ran wild ln me
when the head is young and green,
when the seed has Just begun to
form. I laughed aloud to think how
the party lines would be a twitter
with the chatter and head-waggle of
old maids who had somehow learned
that seven months was too short a
time to plow a field and bring it to
orop. Then I startsd to run for
sheer delight In my power to run. I
was like the bull that bellows IU
viotory across the countryside at
These Holds had my grandfather
quered with oxen, these fertile
ho had wrenched living and
fruitful from the womb of wUder-
neaa. To these ho had brought
hla wife to stag and be lovely for
a few yeara, to bear and raise
ohlldaen and die. Here, crying In
the easly moralng, had my father
by the graoe of hla mother's
strength and the country doctor,
and In hla time my father worked
stump aanoh lato good plow land
and ln Ma turn brought a woman
to alng aad be> beautiful, to bear
ohlldren aad to die.
And theni the crossing on the ferry
on the oold spring night, the coating
of hoar frost along the decks and
along the raB, and we two leaning
on the rail watching now the little
town fading away, and now, the near
shore coming- on. "You're aure
you'll' be all right?" I asked.
"Yeo, Til be okay. You know what
Doo Hooker said."
"Yes, yes, I know," I replied, "I
suppose- Pm  just nervous."
The dhrlcnees grows oloser about
the land, and ln the dark the night-
bird for whom I Joined these words
goes down and upt baok and forth
across the evening- sky. It Is too
dash to foflow Ita flight, but its
cry Is forever over the fields oaa
be felt passing across the hilltop.
Sometimes for a muiua.it the bird
Is quiet, and then lata the silence
beats the down-roar and op-thunder of Urn hollow-booming wings.
A atar la out and I think I shall
now go down.   A large white moth
flutters off Into the dark  secrecy
of the trees.  The night Mrd ls atlll
walling  across   the  sky,    but    the
whistle   has  faded   and   the   bugle
has  gone  forever.    The  stars  are
thin and very far away In the evening sky.
Columnists Note: The above is the
first     publishable     contribution     received.
"How about a night cap?"
"Make mine a Sweet Cap.'*
"The purest form in which tobacco can be imoktd."
Ask About the Reminffton
Portable 10c a Day Plan
U.B.C. Representative
Remington Rand Limited
647 Seymour St.
Recent news from other oampuses
may have lead the humble U.B.C.
student to think that nothing but
military training and events gain
prominence at these plaoes, but,
from the Manitoba trl-weekly, we
learn that the Dramatlo Sooiety
there Is producing an original must
cal  comedy,  "You Can't Beat Fun."
We publish the following song, one
of the eighteen written for the show
by Samuel Seetner, Barle Beattie
and Ed. Parker as timely and—well,
"Flora's Angora."
Since dear little Flora has bought an
I weep for the state of my clothes.
I  view  with alarm  the  fluff on  my
It's a mesa aa everyone knowa.
It'a simply revolting, you'd tblnk It
was moulting
To see the darn stuff on my suit;
I   wonder   perhaps   oould   you   buy
some new wraps—
Although  tbe  Angora's quite outet
Oh damn that Angora, oh damn—
It's   the   nightmare   of   every   good
I huff and I puff to blow off the stuff,
But tho down still oomes from her
And really It's gsttlng me down I
You can rob little kittens to make
up your mittens,
But leave the old goat In Its hide!
I  don't  think  It's  quite  fair to out
off his hair.
Oh, the mesa on my ooat at tha side!
Oh   Flora,   oh   Flora,   regarding   to-
Don't wear that Angora, I pray—
I ask it because it has so muoh fuss
I swear your Angora will lay!
Oh damn  that Angora,  oh damn!
'What am I—a mouse or a man?
I talk and I walk as any man ought,
I do all that any man oan—
But It must be a mouse that I am!
Perhaps you too have suffered.
An "Innocent Co-Ed" at the Campus Orill of Manitoba Is a particular
variety of ooke known only to the
Slgmu Nu'a. Reoently the following
conversation took place -when an un-
lnltlate answered the phone In the
snaok house.
"Send over six "Innocent Coeds"
to the Sigma Nu house right away."
The dear old lady thought tbat
she had heard wrong. "What?" she
"I   said,   send    the   Sigma   Nu   six
with a
Smart in appearance
Accurate in performance
A Challenger is always
correct everywhere
Innocent Co-Eds—quick!"
Tbe   dear   soul   oast   a   flustered
glance around tbe eatery and gasp-
ad,  "I'm  sorry,   but we  haven't got
any here."
Those wbo have suffered under tho
barbs of Mary Ann will sympathise
with mmn ot the Saakatohewan
"Shear' who have begun to write
their own 'Esquire' oolumn In opposition to 'Sally' of the aforementioned publication.
Although Wilbur, perpetrator of
tbe new column ooademna Sally's
small talk, his flrst attempt la filled
with an aooount of the high school
crests worn by the Froah on their
entrance to Varsity. Even a poor
lad who wore his Inconspicuously on
his pyjamas waa not excepted.
Perhaps, Mary Ann and Sally are
preferable after all.
Under the head of "Juvenile
time" "The Sheaf" leads forth on the
degree of ability, perseverance and
general cussedness necessary to be
able to Bo-lo successfully.
■When the Yo-Yo struck this campus last year we printed hints to
minor athletes on how to control
the pesky thing. Our Information
came mainly from the Sports Editor
who boasted so muoh of his prow-
ress that officials ln charge of a
local competition sent him a special
Invitation. They didn't know that
his only knowledge of Yo-Yo's was
the atrlng.
Aa yet, the Bo-Lo has not made Its
appearance, however, when it does
the Ubyssey will publish the requisite advice to the lovelorn or how to
Bo-Lo in ten easy lessons.
Trimble at Tenth
"OO  OET  'EM VARSITY" Friday, October 20, 1939
U.B.C. Student in Havana
Cuban Student Revolts Bar
Good Neighbour" Conference
After a summer of viewing Cuban*
student revolts, and attending a Pan-
American students' conference whloh
didn't go Into session, Mervyn Davis,
Commerce student, returned to our
peaceful campus on Monday.
As a representative of the U.B.C.
Social Problems Club, Mervyn set
out for Havana, Cuba, on July 13.
Tho oonferenoo waa to take plaoe
during the week of August 86.
"Cuban studenta have always been
the leaders of revolutions and under
the rule   of Ool. Batista,   who was
something   of a   tyrant   during the
early years of his term of oSloe, many
student  leaders  were murdered and
tortured," stated Mervyn, "but Batista
has  become  Quite   democratic   slnoe
then. The studenta, however, cannot
forget the death of their friends and
want to lead a move against the dictator.
"Student opinion la split ln this desire for vengeanoe, and since they
could come to no agreement regarding their local actions, the conference
whloh was to further a 'good neighbor' policy among students, waa cancelled."
Mervyn made tho trip as purser
on a freighter to Kingston, Jamaica
•---flew to Santiago and completed
his Journey to Havana by bus. He
arrived at his destination on August 11.
He was in Cuba when war was
proclaimed but oould not find out
what was happening tn Canada. "Although I understood the odd word ln
Spanish, I didn't know enough to bo
able to read tho newspaper*," ho
commented, "so I had to go to the
Oanadlan and British consuls there
to And out the news."
He was ln Washington at the time
of President Roosevelt's neutrality
address. Davis expressed the opinion
that the Americana were more visibly
excited about the war, whereas our
own people are quiet, reserved and
dignified, taking the pursuance of
war In a common sense orderly
"In the eastern American states
the students are In complete agreement that they shouM keep but of
the war although the majority of
them are In sympathy with the
"Quite by chance," he continued,
"X attended a meeting of young people ln New York and I was astonished
and horrified. They were anti-Semitic
and said they couldn't wait until
they saw the time when the streets
of New York should run red with tho
blood of the Jews. This same group
was definitely pro-Hitler and they
even gave the Nasi salute. In faot
their unbelievable stupidity amazed
Prof. Irving On
Race Problems
"What are the results of raolal
Inter-marriage? How may tbe alien
adjust himself to a new environment? Why Is the assimilation of a
raolal minority dlffloult?" These
questions and others, pertaining to
the national frlotion In both Europe
and B.C. enlivened the first meeting
of the Cosmopolitan Club Sunday.
"In order to study these questions,
we must realise the Impact of
national institutions on the public
character," stated Professor J. A.
Irving, citing Instances from hts contacts with the Coast Indians. Mr.
Irving, guest speaker, explained tbe
maladjustment so common with a
foreign people when they try to conform  to  a  different   code   of  living.
The club's flrst meeting, attended
by representatives of eight nations,
gives every promise of another successful year. Students Interested In
a better International understanding
are Invited to attend the monthly
Over ISO coeds will be Initiated tonight   into   Phrateres   at   a   special
-dinner and candle-lighting ceremony
In Spencer's Dining Room.
Betty Thomas and Valerie Oardlner are in charge of the arrangements. Madeleine 'Wade, president of
Milk Composition
Discussed By
"The milk of the cow ls man's
most perfect and most necessary
food ," declared Dr. Eagles of ths
Department of Dairying ln a talk
before the members of tho Chemistry Sooiety Wednesday noon.
Dr. Eagles wsnt on to dlsouss the
ohemlcal composition of the fatty
aolds In milk, and gave Interesting
examples of the differences In milk
of various members of the mammalia.
He stated that lanltol, a substance
from milk, Is taking the plaoe of
wool; and that Italy Is using It entirely for her materials.
Ken Shaw, president of the Chemistry Sooiety, Introduced tho speaker
and announoed that the next open
meeting would be held November 1.
Aggie Undergrads sat down to
their annual banquet last nlgbt in
the Commodore Orlll with President
L. 8. Kllnck and John Pearson, representing the A.M.S., In attendanee.
Main speakers of ths evening wero
Dean Clement of the Faculty of
Agrioulture and two Aggie graduates from this University who have
been particularly successful ln their
respective fields: Lyle Atkinson,
M.S.A.,  and  Art  Lang,   M.A.,   Ph.D.
Speeches were followed by an entertaining program whloh Included
the presentation of priaes for the
Aggie Field Day held on Oot. 11 last.
Lan SUnk, president of the A.U.8.,
acted as master of ceremonies.
H.   JESSIE   HOW,   B.A.
Public   Stenographer
4451 "Wast loth Avs.
Haanya  and Vhaaaa Typed
Applications for membership ln the
Psychology Club must reach Secretary Ann Jeremy through the Arts
Letter Rack by Saturday noon. All
studenta who have taken Psychology
1 are eligible, but a special invitation
ts extended to those honouring or
majoring ln psychology.
The Photography Club will meet
Friday, October 30. 13.30 noon ln
Arta 100 to elect a permanent executive.
The temporary exeoutive constating
of Todd Trembley, Hugh Taylor and
BUI Oulmette. will outline a constitution to be filed with Counoil.
Regular meeting and praotloe of
the Varsity Band in the Auditorium
Saturday noon at one o'clock. Latter
awards will be given to last year'a
Prof. R. HUton, speaker at Le Cercle Franoais Tueaday, Oct. 34 at the
home of Barbara Avis, 4608 W. Ninth.
Sigma Phi Delta fraternity pin,
last between oaf and Applied Science
building. Finder return to Charles
Llghtheart at Sigma Phi Delta table.
Noyes'   "Readings   ln   the   Modern
Essay"   lost   In   Arts   306   Thursday.
Please    return   to   Pat   Keatley   or
leave at Students' Counoil Offloe.
Students are  reminded  to  make
their appointments  for their photographs In the Publications Offloe,
and not In the gymnasium.
One right hand goat skin glove
either on the Campus or ln the vicinity of Tenth and Seventh on Tolmie. Betty Francis, Arts Letter Rack.
Totem staff will meet Monday,
October 23, noon ln Arta 304. All
Interested In working on the year
book are  Invited  to  attend.
Oreen Parker fountain pen lost.
Finder please return to Dick Jarvis,
Union  College.
the Phrateres Alumnae, and Biddy
McNeill, president of W.U.S., will be
in attendance. Seattle sends two representatives.
Dean Bollert, Dr. Blakey, Dr. Dallas, and Dr. Dangalze will be the
There may be sunshine in the air . . . but snowflakes and Christmas are on their way as sure as Thanksgiving has already passed and
Hallowe'en firecrackers will be heard in the near future . . . and this
is all leading up to Christmas cards . . . Ted Underhiil has stated that
super-reasonable prices on these seasonal cards are available for all
University students . . . just call his home . . . Alma 1596-R or at all
downtown stores ... we always figured that students were an absent-
minded lot . . . one student arrived home late for supper . . . saw the
meal served . . . ate it . . . and to his dismay, found out later that it
was the dog's dinner . . . back to Christmas cards again . . . Ted says
they are going rapidly, so you'd better hurry and order yours now
. . . special personal cards will be made on request too ....
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All coeds are preparing for the homecoming activities and shoes
are the most important item in their wardrobes . . . for smart afternoon shoes of all types and sizes . . . visit the colorful headquarters of
Rae-Son's Clever Shoes, downstairs . . . .08 Granville Street ... at
$4.9) and $5.95 . . . they say it was a bet ... a Kappa . . . and a
forgotten date ... at any rate, he phoned at 11 p.m. and said that
he had forgotten to make arrangements for an escort for the cabaret
. . . with the Fall Congregation coming next week, those about to
graduate will be looking for the "right" pair of shoes to wear with
their outfits. Rae-Son's Clever Shoes are both stylish and the right
price for their budgets . . . and if you're thinking of lounging dippers
. . . they are of all styles, satins, fur trims, colored fabrics . . . from
$1.95 to $3.95 . . .
fi fi ft
hrrr-r-r-rl But it's cold .... and ol' man winter doesn't intend
to make it any warmer ... so wrap yourself in a nice plaid lined winter
coat ... of Harris Tweed . . . yes, there are still a few left at the
Lora Lee Dress Shop, 2814 Granville Street . . . black nubbly woollen
coats are also popular this season .... some have the plain neckline
. . . while others have the chic wide belt . . . another smart model is
the polo style coat with the gathered beltline at the back . . . well the
term hasn't advanced very far yet . . . but we hear fhat a Zete councillor has "lost" his pin again . . . two other smart coats we must tell
vou about . . . one has a fur cape effect . . . and another has the softest
baby wolf collar . . . and if you want a dress to complement your coat
. . . might we suggest an uncrushable . . . distilled grape tone frock
. . . with unusual quilted grape clusters adorning the hemline ....
fi fi fi
The Dolphin Tea House is like the prize at the end of the rainbow
... a nice cosy haven at the end of a brisk walk through the autumn
leaves along the windy road . . . through the nursery gardens . . . along
the descending highwi./ to Marine Drive . . . for at the sign of the
Dolphin one can get the most delicious Vienna coffee ... in a tall
glass and topped with a spot of whipped cream . . . also before you
start your study session in the library . . . and when the fog is clutching at your tonsils with undulating fingers . . . then is the time for
consomme with sherry soup, chicken a la king and your favorite dessert . . . this is also a popular menu for dinner parties and societies'
banquets ... a psychology professor has found out that he unwittingly
played the role of Cupid ... a former student came up to him . . .
said . . . "before my wife took your psychology course, she could not
carry on a conversation" . . . but now it seems . . . she is his wife
. . . when in doubt where to hold your club socials .... Phone Alma
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College Spirit
That Certain Something
We All Have—Or Have We?
Cod Bless You t I
S. C. M.
An 8. O. M. aervice will be held
Sunday 7.30 pjn. at Weat Point Orey
United Church. Ouest preacher will
be Rev. Philip Beattie, national secretary of the Student Christian
Movement, and guest soloist Nan
Reston of U.B.O.
The Living Creeds group, made up
of members of the Newman Olub and
the Btudent Christian Movement,
wUl hold its opening session on Sunday at 8 pjn. at'the home of Dean
M. L. BoUert.
Student chess players wishing an
opportunity to play the occasional
game pleaae phone W. P. Rudkln,
BAy. 8000M.
City M«n«s«r Plan
(Continued from Page 1)
high In the commerce of the world."
Bonner In rebuttal rldtouled the
statistical Information glvsn by the
nsgatlve. "Aooording to statistics,
most people die In bed," he said,
"does that prove that bed la a dangeroua plaoe?"
He aooused the negative aide of
Ignoring the foots. "A City Manager
Is not a dlotator. He la a benevolent
proteotor of public interests."
The Judges of the debate were Dr.
Currle, J. K. Smith and Morris Belkin.
Light brown kid glove lost, In Auditorium or Arts 106, on Wednesday.
Finder please return to Mr. Horn's
Ever slnoe the day that he or she
embarked upon oollege life as ths
Oreenest ot the Oreen, every undergraduate has heard of and become
acquainted with a mysterious something known as College Spirit. Everybody Is exposed to It, everyone talks
about lt, no newspaper article Is
complete without some mention of
lt. And sooner or later we find Joe
College asking, In his lnnooenoe:
"Just what Is College Spirit?"
Therefore, in order to dispel this
pitiable lack of knowledge, this reporter haa been asked to attempt an
In tbe flrst plaoe, despite popular
belief, College Spirit does not oome
ln bottles. Dispel this wicked
thought from your minds. In the
seoond plaoe there Is no oourse ln
Collage Spirit In tbe leotu.e rooms.
No professor oould teaoh It. In the
third plaoe, It oan't be bought In the
Caf. The only way to get It ia to
aoqulre It. It doesn't oreep up from
behind and nab one suddenly; It
merely grows on one. Like Santa
Claus, It oan't be seen but is Influence ts noted everywhere.
It Is tho spirit that Impels red-
sweatered Sclencemen to ohant tbelr
lusty Incantations upon the slightest excuse; tt Is the urge that
prompts usually sober scholars to
dash madly across the football field
and tip the goalposts from the
ground; It Is the force that motivates frail little co-eds to sell apples
on street corners for tbe good of the
Cause. It Is the power behind student publications, pep meetings, and
every type of voluntary oollege activity.
In short, College Spirit ls an aotlvs
enthusiasm on the part of Joe and
Josephine Oollege In all things Collegiate; a spontaneous exuberanoe
In university affairs; an ardent desire to be a living part of a great
College Spirit was the driving
force that Impelled a band of U.B.O.
students In 1038 to maroh In protest from the old Fairview shaoka
to the spot where the Cairn now
stands. College Spirit built the Stadium, and is ereoting the Union
Building. And College Spirit motivated the great Student Campaign
In 1087.
Every student executive body,
every unlveralty society, every oollege organisation runs on College
Spirit. It's that certain Indispensable
something that makes or breaks a
oampus olub.
Vague and Intangible though tt
may be, College Spirit Is the Ufa
blood of svery grsat university. With
It, a unlveralty lives, moves, and
brsathes; without It, It oan only bo
a lifeless institute, useful merely aa
a medium for turning out students
prepared, perhaps, for technical positions , . . but not for life.
And so, having absorbed the above,
you will be able to truthfully answer
Yes or No next time some prying
Individual pointedly asks: "Have
YOU got College Spirit?"
711 COLUMBIA ST., New Westminster
Friday, October 20, 1939
'Birds Faced With Withering Grind
Coming Up
Next Week
Bi_r Things Planned
This Year
"Bigger and better" ls the way
Todd Tremblay describes thla year's
Homecoming Sports program whloh
wlU get under way on Wednesday,
Ootober 35, and extend through to
Saturday, Ootober 38.
Feature of tho sporta program
this year, aa In former years, will
bo the staging of the Hardy Cup
games against the University of
Saskatchewan In the Stadium.
Tho Thunderbirds of B.C. will defend their Hardy Cup, whloh they
won last year with four straight victories, against the green horde from
Saskatoon on Wednesday at 3.30 and
again on Saturday on a two-game
total point series basis.
As an added attraction this year,
Tremblay announces that on Saturday, Immediately preceding the second Canadian football game, the
Varsity English ruggers will meet the
Meralomas squad in a fast encounter
for the leadership of the Senior
The game, which will pit the two
favorites of the League, wlU start at
3.00 p.m. and with the sanction of
the Rugby Board will be shortened
to two twenty-five minute periods.
Plans for staging the rugger contest nearly fell through when the
Rugby Board demanded a slice of the
lucrative Homecoming financial melon, but a guarantee of fifty dollars
smoothed things out.
Ubeecees, having recovered from
their trouncing last week by Meralomas, are scheduled to enoounter
Arts Club at 3.30 ln the Stadium tomorrow. From the preceding games
this season, both teams seem evenly
matched, and should provide an interesting contest.
Bob Shannon, Evan Davies, and
Fred Billings have all been switched
from the A scrum to similar spots on
the B squad, while the B team lost
fullback Wilson, scrum men Pyle,
Mlnguay, and Lane, and threes
Rlohards and Prioe to the Senior
The line-up for the game will be;
Cruise at fullback) Ross, Hicks, Nell
and Urquhart In the three line;
Jerry Wood at Ave-eighths; Nlshio
at sorum half; and Davies, Shannon, Tulley, Shore, Fitch, Bingham,
BlUlngs, and Stevenson In the pack.
At a g .neral meeting of the rowing
club last week, President Lyttleton
outlined the plan of action for this
Oood turnouts are essential as the
future of the club depends on lt.
Practices are held every Saturday
afternoon at the River Clubhouse at
the foot of Blenheim street.
There are two shells available and
a still-water for the use of Inexperienced men. Watch the quad notice
board for the practice times.
All Senior Managers are asked to
turn In plans of any trips to be
taken by their teams to Joe Rita,
seoretary of the M.A.A., before
Ootober 33.
Students Schedule Tough
As Five Contests Loom
Thunderbirds  are*
comfortably   In  a
If the Varsity
reported resting
Sanltorlum don't take It too seriously. It will Just be the team's reaction to the heavy schedule In front
of them.
One glance at the schedule of
forthcoming games wUl bo enough to
convince anyone of the advantages to
be had in Maury Van Vliet's extensive "keep flt" campaign whloh to
date Includes only the football squad.
And lt will be condition, and condition only, that will see the Students
safely through the hasards of games
against the Revellers trom Victoria,
two games with the Saskatchewan
Huskies, North Shore Lions, and
All of these games take place within the short spaoe of three Saturdays.
Tonight the Collegians hop aboard
the boat, for a quick visit to Viotorla,
where they will meet the Revellers in
a scheduled Big Four tilt.
And they will be without the valuable aid ot Johnny Pearson, team
captain and the tost kicker ln the
League. Johnny finds that the pressure of business will keep him In
town over the week-end, and the
Students will be hard put to And a
man who will be able to boom them
anywhere near the distance that
Pearson has been getting this season.
Ala*., a doubtful starter Is Tommy
Williams who may not make the
trip, being confined to a corner
with a sprained ego.
The following Wednesday and Saturday, the 'Birds will entertain at
the Stadium, playing host to the
Huskies from Saskatchewan ln the
Hardy Oup play-offs.
Then comes what may well prove
to be the toughest battle of the season. On Saturday November 4, again
at the Stadium, the Collegians will
be face to face with Bishop's North
Shore Lions, a squad that they Just
managed to beat last time out.
The following Saturday, If you follow, comes the "crooshal" against the
Kaycees who are, to date, Varsity's
biggest threat to Big Four supremacy, according to League standing.
Run around the track another
eighteen times boys, and then we'll
start to condition.
The gentleman with the pretty
tooth, shown above, la none other
than dusky Joe Rita, prollflo seoretary of the Men's Athletlo Association. Joe la doing Trojan work on
the plana to make thla Homeoomlng
the beat In twenty-odd years. And
he solicits your support of all events
pertaining to the  celebrations.
The senior soccer squad has been
yearning for action all week. In fact,
since they were humiliated by being
held to a scoreless draw last Saturday, their only thought has been to
swamp the South Burnaby toe artists, and they get their chance at
Central  Park  this Saturday.
Thla time  the  Hltchena-men are
determined   to  make  their   scoring
opportunities oount, and If Temolne
has  his shooting  eye  baok,   thlnga
will   be   plenty   different.   In   their
last showing, domination -of 80 per
oent. of the play just didn't mean
a thing.
Senior line-up:   Leong, Roach, Sasaki, Rush, Wallace, Herd, J. Robinson,  Temolne,  Dune  and  Stu Todd,
B. Robinson, Young and Hunter.
The Junior Soccermen are optimistic in showing their bigger squad
how to get ln the win column. They
play their flrst V. and D. league game
at Powell street, their opponents being the Young China squad. The
game Is at 3.30 sharp.
Revamped Squad
For Vanity
Against Pro-Recs
Carey Experiments
With Line-up
Varsity's contest with Pro-Recs on
Saturday will see once again many
changes In the Carey-coached squad.
The big game with Meralomas comes
up at the Homecoming week-end, and
there Is plenty of shifting around to
determine the best combination for
this "crooshul" battle.
In the team named Wednesday
night, many players who worked in
the season's first tilt with Rowing
Olub but were dropped for last week's
encounter, will again be present on
the A line-up.
Doug  Wilson, who starred  ln  the
fullback   slot  on   the  Ubeecee  team
last week, will play breakaway In the
Ian Richards Is returning to his
inside spot, and Day Smith to the
wing position. Price takes over the
role of fullback, while Hosklns moves
up to a three-quarter berth. Jerry
Mason makes his Initial appearance
of the current season In the pack
which also sees the return of Pyle
and Mlnguay.
The line-up will be: Prioe at fullback)    Smith,    Hoaklns,    Richards,
and  Chapman  In  the threes;  Ted
MoPhee   at   five-eighths;   Lang   as
sorum half; and Mason, Pyle, Mlnguay,   MoKinnon,   MaePhee,   Robson, Lane, and Wilson In the pack.
Oeorge Lane, up to now a valuable
Ubeecee man, rates a slot in  the  A
scrum this week, his first appearance
ln the Senior team.
A pair of double bills, one for today and the other for Wednesday
will complete the first round of the
Volleyball double knock-out tournament.
The Commerce '40 team will meet
the Sclenoe '43 on the flrst court In
the noon hour contest today while
Solenoe '40 is playing Arta '41 on
the other court.
On Wednesday the Sclenoe '41
erew will play the Arts '43 team on
the flrst court wbile Arts '40 Is
playing the Education Class's team
on the other.
Basketball Interests on the Campus,1
already high for the coming season,
were aroused to fever pitch when it
was learned that Oeorge Pringle,
brilliant guard of former seasons, had
registered at the University for postgrad work.
However, the enthusiasm was a
little premature as "Joe" indicated
to the "Ubyssey" that his plans were
still ln the indefinite stages, and that
although he had registered he was
not sure of coming back.
Pringle, who graduated two seasons ago, has been preaching at the
mining centre of Bralorne for the
past year and came down from the
wilds this summer to undergo an
The operation has left Joe a little
weak, and also a little undecided
about playing basketball at all this
season. He did, however, turn out to
a Western-Maple Leaf practico last
Tuesday, but claims there ls no truth
ln the rumour that he will definitely
play for that squad this year, although there ls always the possibility.
"It was nice to turn out with all
the  ex-Varsity   boys,"   said  Pringle
of his Tuesday workout, "but I am
really undeolded about playing at
all this year."
He claims that a year out of Senior League competition has left him
rusty, too rusty for fast brand sported In the league here.
Then, too, the doctor has not okay
ed Joe for basketball as yet, and the
ex-Varsity sparkplug may find himself on the side-lines owing to his
weakened condition, resultant from
that mid-summer operation.
However, Varsity fans may be sure
that should Pringle decide to further
his theological studies at the Union
College, he will not throw In hts lot
with the Westerns—last year's city
champs — without flrst consulting
Maury Van Vllet.
"It would be sweU to play for
Varsity again, although I would
know practically none of this year's
squad," said Joe wlstfuUy, "and I
will definitely be out to see Maury
this week."
Oeorge, who ls known to Varsity
fans everywhere as "Joe" flashed
some of the best baaketball seen
ln Canadian leagues for four years,
while attending Union College, captained the squad that won the Dominion Championship in his final
year, and won acclaim as the best
guard in Canada.
His generalship and all-around
good sportsmanship won for him the
Bobby Oaul Memorial Trophy ln 1037.
By O. Hall
Deadline  for handing  ln cards  for
the  qualifying  round  of the  University Oolf Championship has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 25th.
All soccermen Interested In the
formation of a Junior league to be
entered   tn   the  second   division  of
On Friday, Ootober 37, the Intramural Croaa Country raoe will be
held with every undergrad eligible.
The flrst thirty to cross tho line
will win points for their olass.
the G.V.A.A., are asked to contact
Perry Hooper via the Arts Letter
Any athlete, playing for Varsity
olubs who does not pay his Insurance on or before October 34 will
be suspended until such time that
payment Is made. Estimate places
the list of non -payers at 50 per
A double delight
Shjotf a bar datlif
Co*Ed Sports
—By Oerry Armstrong
Despite defaults on the parta of
Aggies and Education to Seniors and
Freshettes In the opener of the volleyball on Monday. Intramurals began with a bang on Tuesday. Many
enthusiasts turned out to play ping
pong and badminton for their respective classes.
In four fast and furious ping pong
games, Second Year Nurses (Hyslop,
Stewart, Avis, Ball) vanquished four
aspiring Juniors (Hardwlck, Outh-
bert, Mclnnes, McKay). But It's only
the beginning, folks I Education
(Harris, Sovereign, Whlteford, Pler-
cy) ended all square with Arts '43
(Mills, Orchard, Collins, Smith).
EDMONTON—The University of
Saskatchewan Huskies won the
right to meet the University of
British Columbia Thunderbirds for
the Hardy Cup when thoy whipped
Alberta's Golden Bears, here Wednesday, 8-1.
The win gave the Huskies the series In three straight games, they
having won tho flrst two at Saskatoon 9-6 and 18-11.
Varsity activities are certainly
away to a good start this year.
. . . Already all the teams are
distinguishing themselves and,
even at this early date, the
library ls full to capacity with
hard-working students. You
can always get away to a good
start these cool fall mornings
with a tank full ot peppy de-
Sendable Home Gas.  You can
uy no better.
The Independent 100%
B. C. Company
Crime dees net pay. Don't rob owe lamp aoehst te
fill another — It lead* to exasperating!? poor light
In every room. Lamp sockets always teem to be
empty at this Hm* of year. 'Ill them now I Remember, toe, larger alas* give you more light fer your
money.    Only   20   seat*   for   the   100-waH   globe.
Phone today for a carton, and have them
charged on your regular monthly account.


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