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 Tuition   Fees**    Allowance   To   Enlistees
No. 9
Corrupt Heart Menaces Society
Mott Tells Crowded Auditorium
Calling for Student Leadership
Courage  Need
Says Former
SCM Leader
Forum Seeks Their Successors
Judge suoeess by degree of oo-
l-tst was tha reminder glvsn to
studsnts who paoked tha auditorium on Saturday morning te hear
a stirring address by Dr. J. R.
Mott, founder and leader for SS
years of tha World Student Christian Federation.
"No matter what degrees you
may receive from your university
education, If you come out with
a corrupt heart, you will make
yourself a menace to sooiety," he
Entering an earnest plea for
more serious attention to grave
problems now confronting the
world, Dr. Mott proclaimed a great
need for "statesmanlike" leadership.
Leaders ot tomorrow must have
the courage to make violent renunciations and breaks with precedent. They must be confident,
optimistic,—men of unerring guiding principles.
Dealing with the position of universities In the modern world the
kindly, much-travelled cleric declared: "Universities are of strategic importance Insofar as they
teach the teachers, preach to the
preachers and govern the governors."
Introducing the speaker to tho
audience of approximately 1300
students, President L. S. Kllnck
described the distinguished guest
as "—a world figure, a true cosmopolitan in thpught and action,
the foremast Christian layman of
our  time."
Referring to his early association with Dr. Mott, the prealdent
recalled that thirty years ago McOlll studenta "thought Dr. Mott a
much over-rated man, that his Influence was on the wane, that his
message   was   out-moded.
"But year for year since that
time, Dr. Mott has continued to
grow in the confidence, the esteem and the affection of leaders
of  thought   in  five   continents."
All lectures and labs were cancelled for  the occasion.
Armoury Job
Nearly Done;
e DESPITE recent rains the new
armouries are nearing completion. It is estimated that a ten-day
delay was caused by the weather
but work is now going ahead. Tlie
floor Is finished and ready for use.
At the present time lights are being fhslalled and night training
will be possible when this is completed.
Shown above are three members of last year's McGoun Cup debating team. Left to
right, they are: Elspeth Munro, Austin Delany and Bob Bonner. Parliamentary Forum
executives hope to choose their successors on the basis of performances in the debating
competition  which  will  shortly  be inaugurated.
Debaters Plan New
Trophy Contest
•     RESTORATION of the Parliamentary Forum, one-time
patriarch of campus organizations, to its former position
ia seen in the move of that club's executive to "streamline"
their plans for the coming season.
NOTICE—The Wesbrook Memorial Service, honoring the University's flrst president, will be
held Thursday, October 23, at 1:00
p.m. at the memorial seat in front
of  tho library.
Senior class officials reveal the
change was made in order that no
conflict would arise between the
service and the meeting called for
today, at noon, Arts 100, at which
Air Commodore Godfrey will
speak on the Air Training Plan.
Dismayed by lack of student interest in campus debating, Forum
officials yesterday announced plans
for a wide-open, free-for-all debating competition, opening next
Present arrangements make provision for a regular weekly aeries
of debates between teams of two-
competing teams to be drawn by
lot—with a presentation of a trophy
to the winning team.
"We are determined to revive
debating on this campus" Forum
officials declared to the Ubyssey,
"To this end, we Invite pairs of
students ln every year to submit
their applications no later than the
end of this week."
Arrangements have been made
to place an "entry box" ln the offices of the Publications Board,
as an accommodation for those desiring  to  compete.
Forum executives point out that
this competition will be " of decided value" In choosing the four
members who will represent
U.B.C. in the McGoun Cup debate
to  be  held  sometime  in  January.
Put   your   dollar   down   on   1942
Totem   now—in   Pub.   Office.
Blood Need
Ignored By
Varsity students answered the
first call to donate their blood for
the wounded with a "miserable
attendance" of 45 on Monday.
According  to J.  S.  Wood of  the
Totem 'Dollar Downf Week
Extended to October 29
Junior Board of Trade, "The appeal has been poorly responded to.
Something is radically wrong with
our people."
Mr. Wood spoke on the general
organization of the blood clinics,
pointing out that donations of
blood were purely voluntary. He
hoped that from 1000 to 1300 students will sign the cards for donating their blood.
Dr. C. E, Dolman explaining the
technical side to tlie donors said:
"There ls no reason why anyone,
who ls flt, should not contribute
their blood for such a worthy
cause". He went on to explain
how blood ls extracted, a little
less than one pint, the red and
white corpuscles removed and the
serum dried. This dried serum'wlll
last indefinitely. "Women could
help by provoking the men to
roll up their sleeves and donate
blood,"  he  concluded.
RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS—Research Fellowships of $1,500 each
will be awarded in 1942 by the
Royal Society of Canada to Canadians who have done advanced
work in any branch of Science or
Literature. Copies of regulations
and forms of application may be
obtained from the undersigned.
Applications and all supporting
papers must be in the hands of
tho Secretary not later than February 1,  1942.
(Signed)   E.   W.   R.   STEACIE,
Secy.  Fellowships Board,
Royal Order of Canada.
e Slowpokes on the campus are
getting   a   break.
Lionel Salt, editor of tho Totem
< AU-Amerlcan), announces thnt
thc Dollar Down Campaign will bo
extended   another  week.
"So great has been the demand
from students to put their dollars
down on books this year," stated
Salt, "that wo have had to extend the time limit to Ocober 29,
in order to handle  the  crowds."
Students are warned however,
that   this  practice   cannot   continue
Indefinitely,   as   contracts   demand
a sales  deadline.
All students may put their dollars down In the Publications Of-
fic, Brock Hall, while fraternity
and sorority members can -purchase their Totem from the representative in their organization
delegated   to  handle   the   account.?.
A Dollar Down now, ensures a
Totem next March. No Totems will
bo sold to anyone without a Dollar  down receipt.
Cigars For Students
As Hull Permutates
•     FOLLOWING THE NEWS that Dr.  Hull, Mathematics
Professor has  become the  proud father of a baby  girl,
subtle hints  concerning the  liberal  dispensation  of  tobacco
were chalked on the blackboards of his recent classes.
Post-War Plan For
U.B.C. Men Follows
News of Air Scheme
•    FREE TUITION FOR ONE YEAR will be provided any
man who leaves the University to join up and who wishes
to continue his studies on his return.
This pleasant news for those who have already left the
University to enlist and for those who contemplate enlisting constituted the announcement of the findings of the Oeneral Advisory Committee on Demobilization and Rehabilitation.
Thla committee under the Hon. Ian Mackenzie, Minister
of Pensions and National Health has reported its' findings
in the Post Discharge and Rehabilitation Order.
The findings of the Committee which provide for tha
granting of one year's tuition at the University within 18
months of a former student's return or demobilisation were
given Saturday to tha men taking Basle or C.O.T.C. training
by Colonel Shrum and were announced officially yesterday
by President Kllnck. 	
tereated will ta. held today in Arts
100 at IS: 45, when it is expeoted
that Air Commodore Godfrey wiU
make an addroM.
LSE Clubs
Ask Other
Repercussions of last years student agitation for the use of the
Brock Hall for student affairs
found an echo at the meeting of
the L.S.E.  held October 18.
Requests from three clubs, the
Historical Society, the G. M. Dawson Club and the Letters Club for
the use of the hall on Tuesday
nights culminated In the delegation of President Bob Morris to
Interview the Council ut this respect.
At present the hall Is used on
Tuesday nights for musical appreciation lectures by Dr. Ida Halpern.
It Is expected that a definite
statement v^ll be forthcoming as
a result of the Students' Council
meeting  tonight.
In brief, tht
ttmm tMltlen at tiie Unlvanlty te
undargraduatM aad spools! oon-
•Idwatioa fur the alletmsnt let a
similar period ef tuition tm* sro-
4«nta taking post-graduate weak.
A ws sltly aUewsaes of ft por wesk
tor single and flS par wesk fer
merited mra will bo given whll. la
Students who have been unwilling to sacrifice their education ln
order to loin any of the armed
foroes may now be enabled to return to the campus to continue
As approved by Senate Wednes-
ntght the Air Training Plan for
the University awaits only the reaction ot the student body.
The granting of three units
credit will compensate students
for the 112 hours of Maths and
Navigation and the two weeks
camp which constitute the course.
Requirements for the course Include an obligation to Join the Air
Force, passing an Air Fore. Medical examination and a year of
Basic or C.O.T.C. training. Some
arrangements may be made for
students taking the course who
have not had the required year of
A meeting of those intending to
take   the  course   and   of  those   in-
Hi, Grads.'
Pockets bulging with "El-
Stinkos" and sundry other forms
of the vicious weed. Dr. Hull, after an hour's tussle with trigonometrical      functions,      distributed
the  fags amid choruses of student
"I have passed out about sixty
cigars so far," the proud father
Homecoming Plans Set;
Many Events Scheduled
• NOSTALGIC MEMORIES of the campus of ten years
ago will be recalled this week end when the class of '31
holds a reunion. Their ranks will not be complete, as many
of them are in the service of their country.
Those who will return to the
campus wlU see many changes.
For them a campus In war tlmo
should present a striking contrast
to  their  undergrad  days.
They will see the greatest part
of the male undergrad population
in uniform when they come to
the big homecoming game on Saturday. Down on the parking lot
they will hear the sound of hammer and saw, as the new armories
— a credit to the C.O.T.C. men
since  1928 — rises to completion.
But all Is not serious at U.B.C.
Homecoming will have all the excitement and fun of years gone by.
On Saturday night, the highlight of the informal mixer in
Brock Hall will be the floor show
starting at 8:30. A bar room scene,
under the direction of Tom Robinson, head of the musical appreciation department of the Musical
Society, who will feature on some
of the old-fashioned melodies of
the  '90's.
The Players' Club are presenting a one-act play of Noel Coward,
under the direction of Lister Sinclair. According to Mack Buck,
who Is in charge of Homecoming
Ceremonies, it is a contrast of a
honeymoon in 1890 and one ln 1930
nnd it reaUy is a riot. After attempting to describe the action In
it, he decided that mnybp we had
better sec  It for ourselves.
A preview of the Varsity radio
program to be broadcast over C.
K.W.X. next week will be given
by  the Radio Society.
Mack   Buck
Additional facts regarding the
Homecoming photograph contest
have come In, and here they are:
The maximum number of prints
is four. Fees are ten cents for one
print, and five cents each for tho
rest. Shutter speed, lcn3 speed,
make up and the type of camera
must be stated. Pictures must be
approximately 5 ins. by 7 ins. They
may be printed on any type of
paper and need not be mounted.
There will be a cash prize for
the best picture and three honourable   mention  awards.
In judging, the greatest emphasis will be placed on the theme,
namely     Homecoming. Leonard
Chatwln of  the  Extension Department  will be judge.
(See  also Ubyssey,  Friday, Oct.11) Page Two
•  From  The  Editor's  Pen
»  »  »
The Forensic Front
All persons with debating aspirations
should be pleased to read the plan for organizing debates and choosing McGoun contestants outlined in the news columns of
today's issue.
The originators of the plan no doubt
took their cue from the now Dominion-wide
famous Ubyssey "Chink Contest" which was
so successful last term. We are glad to be
of service in introducing a method of impartial elimination which could be adapted
to the choosing of teams for the McGoun
Then there was the Law Society to contend with. This club has been resurrected
from the dead and is enjoying a lively existence.  Its members want to debate but they
do not want to join the Parliamentary Forum. They may feel they should have a
chance to become McGoun representatives.
Now everybody should be happy. The
right to enter an elimination debating contest for the purpose of choosing U.B.C.'s
McGoun debaters is open to all students.
The final decision will likely be taken out of
the hands of the unmistakably partial contenders and placed in the hands of Students'
Council, the undergraduates' elected representatives.
The 1941-42 term is too old for this system to work in detail, but the foundations
for a new order of debating on the campus
have been laid and next year should see the
full benefits materializing.
New Leadership
The visit of Dr. John R. Mott to the
University last Saturday and the Impression
he made on the students who heard him
speak in the Auditorium will without doubt
be considered one of the highlights of the
1041-42 session.
To see this tall vigorous man of over
70 years who came with the reputation of
being the most widely known and honoured figure ln the religious world was a privilege in itself. To hear him speak " as a
fellow-student" and bring greetings from
university youth the world over deeply
moved every one of his audience.
This outstanding leader, who has visited in 60 different countries entailing 4 round-
the-world journeys, 14 trans-Pacific passages
and over 00 Atlantic crossings, presented a
challenge to U.B.C. students to prepare
themselves for the leadership they will be
called upon to give. This challenge which
has been thrown out to us many times before. We have heard it so often that lt has
almost lost its significance by being stereotyped.
But coming from Dr. Mott, who ls probably better qualified than any other man to
give it, the challenge Is burning and alive.
He knows the leaders and conditions In
other lands first-hand. He has come to the
conclusion that to bring the world out of
this mess our leadership must be co-operative, unselfish, courageous and confident. It
must be, he said, informed of Christ and integrated with Christ.
The world needs half a dozen men with
the ideals and ability of our visitor to head
its affairs. Then .perhaps, we wouldn't be
training to kill fellows we have never even
The Mummery   • • *>• '«»*•»
The other evening I was sitting in the
old easy chair, lazily watching the bubbles
float up from my pipe, and toasting myself
gently before a fine, roaring photograph of
Rita Hayworth, when I started reflecting on
the Campaign of May 1941.
That was the month the C.O.T.C. invaded Vancouver Island, you may remember. The veterans of the campaign don't care
to talk about it, as a rule, but one or two
incidents were recalled to my mind.
For instances, on the trip over, it was
the only time I have evefr seen vultures following the boat, instead of sea-gulls. And
when the scienceman fell overboard, the vultures just shook their heads and kept right
on following us.   It was all very ominous.
When we landed at Nanaimo, the police
had a hard time holding the crowd back,
and since most of the people were branching knives, we were quite glad.
Outside of a few fellows who couldn't
make it up the ramp from the boat, we
reached camp without any casualties. There
we were assigned to large, marquis tents,
of the type they use at the circus to house
freaks, and we made ourselves at home
right away.
I was standing in my tent, planning
where I would put the bed, the radio, the
chest of drawers, and the other stuff they
would be giving me, when another chap
walked in.
"What do you want, chum?" I asked
"Nothing," he answered,  "I  live here."
"That's impossible!" I expostulated. "I
live here."
"Well, maybe we both live here," he
I admitted I hadn't thought of that, and
mentally obliterated the chest of drawers.
Thon three more men walked in.
"Wrong tent, eh?" I asked, with a short,
nervous laugh.
"We live here,"  they  asserted.
"That's impossible," I protested. ''We
live here."
"I guess we all live here," concluded
one of the newcomers.
"What a jolly little community!" I snarled, seeing the radio and standard lamps
floating away into space.
Suddenly there was a commotion at the
entrance, and five more burly brutes shouldered their way in, jostling me into a corner.
"This car's full!" I roared. "Why don't
you try the next one?"
"Out of my way, bud!" growled one of
them. "I'm going to sleep where you're
"Won't that be rather uncomfortable?"
I asked.  "I shuffle around a lot in the night."
The next thing I knew I was fighting
tooth and nail to even stay in the tent, and
when the smoke cleared, everybody had
about three square feet of floor to sleep on.
The only trouble was, my three feet were
bent around the tent pole, which would have
been a dog's life at best.
I stamped outside angrily, and accosted
one of the sergeants.
"Where do I get my pillow, sheets and
hot-water bottle and stuff?" I demanded.
He looked at me carefully, then pointed to a little structure some distance away.
"Go in there," he said, "and the officer
will give you everything that's coming to
"Thank you," I replied, and beetled off.
A moment later I was beetling back a-
galn, feeling rather ripe in the face. The
sergeant was laying for me.
"Did you see the officer, sweetheart?"
he asked, laughing in an ugly manner.
"Yes," I replied hoarsely. "But he wasn't giving out equipment."
But shortly after the lights were turned
off a strange sound filled the tent, a sound
that gained steadily in volume, and which
seemed to indicate that somebody was alternately ripping a hole in the side of the
tent, and then rattling a pile of dishes on
a plate. Since the Corporal had false teeth,
I gradually analyzed the queer blend as his
nose bleating on the inhale, while his teeth
chattered on the exhale.
In the middle of the night, these noises
ceased abruptly, and I had a wild vision of
getting in a few hours sleep. Almost immediately, however, a large foot was placed
on my face, as the Corporal staggered out
into the night. A few moments later, my
puss welcomed the foot on the return journey, and the symphony of nasal and dental
operations recommenced before I had even
wiped the sod from my mouth.
And then, to top the works, the Corporal rose at reveille, beaming, happy, refreshed, walked over to where I lay numb, sleepless and pink-eyed, and said:
"Time to wake up, old man! Ha. Ha.
Can't sleep forever, you know! Ha. Ha. Boy
do you snore!"
It was soon after that that he was found
in the wash-house with a bayonet in his
It was a clear case of self-defence.
Another chapter of life in army camp,
or Mein Kampf, will appear soon.
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• U.B. Seeing
FESSORS stand the sight ot
a row of knitters busily Ignoring
their words for "knit one purl
two" la a mystery. It might be
patriotic to whip up a pair of socks
for someone whUe sitting in on a
levture but when a barrage of bent
heads greet the speakers' words
he may feel that tlie girls are pulling the wool over his eyes. One
professor expressed the sentiment
in saying "It probably gives the
girls something fo ff.lnlt about
while ln class."
• SCARE   STORY:     Dodie   Leos
chasing Jim Nevlson down the
wrong side of Broadway in a car
one Sunday afternoon . . . Come
t think of lt, Mary Lister almost
ran me down this summer . . .
Even the professors notice lt: Dr.
Morsh recently told a noisy claa?
to "save lt fr the library"  .  .  .
Kay   Holland,    Betty   Boultbee
and Phyllis Nemetz . . . Donn
Wales and Stan Gustavson are
carbon copies . . , The Brock is
losing popularity with club members. The idea of paying 29 cents
at each meeting for refreshments
ls the catch . . . Remember the
professor who stormed out of the
room last year and was nearly
jerked off his feet when his gown
caught in  the  door?
MOTT'S LECTURE was good,
but the Caf still teemed with tho
other kind of person . . . Flo Rlto
brought out the hep cats In Varsity . . Staid socialites were snapping their fingers quite brazenly
. . . Whoops ! . . . Stand in the
Pub and you meet someone you
know coming in "to buy a Totem."
Overheard in the Caf: "She's
been on more laps than a napkin."
e  A  MEETING   cf  all  sports  editors and reporters will be held
today at noon in the Pub. All concerned  MUST  attend.
LOST—One Waterman, black and
mottled pen and pencil set;
please eurn into H.M.S. office
or   G.   MacKinnon.
LOST—Rimless glasses in library
or on bus. Marjorie Rlddell.
Finder   return   to  A.M.S.   office.
PHRATERES—There will be a
social meeting of the Delta chapter on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in the
lower common room of the Arts
building at 3:30. All new members
are welcome.
Put your dollar 'down on 1942
Totem   now—in   Pub.   Office. '
campus of Dr. Mott has
again brought to my mind, a certain prejudice which has welled
within me ever since I first appeared   as   an   undergraduate.
It concerns this whole business
of Youth (always capitalized, and
often capitalized upon) struggling
to free Itself from the morass of
a handcuffed educational system.
In my own bigoted way, I feel
pity towards those campus organizations' who band themselves together for the profes-ted reason
of studying the problems besetting
Youth In relationship to . . . Here
you may fill in the blank as admirably as do the multitudinous
of the problems of religion and
interlocking  clubs themselves.
We have  the   Student  Christian
Movement which manages to make
the student  a field so large  a.
be   incomprehensible   —   to   both
scoffer   and   member  alike.
Then there Is the Cosmopolitan
Club, and the Social Problems
Club, and glory be to God for the
study of racial and class snobbishness, and political philosophy,
and sex.
Show me a Cosmoclubber, and
I'll show you a snob. Show me an
SPC'er, and I'll show you a real
social  problem.
You can run down a list of many
more names, the result is just the
same: Youth crying on Its own
shoulder, about itself, and that
mean old ogre Society that kloko
it in the pants instead of patting
it on the back.
The whole business reminds me
of D. H. Lawrence's: A young man
said to me:
I  am  interested ln the problems of  reality.
I   sold:   Really I
Then   I    saw   him   turn   to
glance,  surreptitiously,   in  the
big mirror, at his own fascinating shadow.
Ah,  vanltas,  vanltatum t
Ah,  Youth,  the crimes that are
committed  ln  thy name !
• IN A RECENT Student Council   meeting,   quite   a   lot   of   the
councillors' valuable time was taken up In a discusion of one Sidney
Mr. Poulton, apparently, has an
orchestra which is sponsored and
subidized by the Alma Mater Society, and incurred the wrath of
the Gods and Goddesses, by turn-
Tuesday, October 21, 1941
ing up  one-half-hour  late  for  the
first  Arts  mixer.
S. C. did not see why Mr. Poulton ancl his men should bo paid
for that half-hour (Indeed, passed a minute, that in future payment would follow the approved
time-card technique), reprimanded hiiri by letter ancl by word of
mouth that such indiscretions
would in future receive the Heavy
Now Mr. Poulton i.s, I am told,
a young and enthusiastic saxa-
phonist, who loves to play dance
music. Again, word ha;; it that the
but a fortnight before the dance
was scheduled, and at a price that
would ordinarily compensate Dal
Richards'   second   trombonist.
With new men to break in at
key positions, with a four months
lay-off behind him, Mr. Poulton
proceeded to "whip his boys Into
shape." (I stole that one from the
office file).
Within that two-week,period the
orchestra became a unit to which
anybody's feet would be happy to
dance. Their effervescence kept
the large crowd happy, their music kept them dancing.
But they were thirty minutes
late ...
Here at the first mixer of tho
year, a short two weeks after commencement of practices, and at
rock-bottom prices, Mr. Poulton is
reprimanded severely for tardiness.
Students' Council, who ratify
club and society dances off the
campus, and with outside orchestras, would do well to expend
their meeting hours on more
worthwhile   discussion.
all faculties in all yeara ar.
requested to attend an important
meeting in Mr. M. L. Van Vliet'a
office on Wednesday  at  12:30.
Mrs. Mac's Home Cooking and
Hot Steak Pies — Chicken Pies — Salads — Cakes
Lunches Made Up — Catering
mrs. hilda McQuarrie
4445 H W. 10th ALma 0699L
315 Arts and Crafts Bldg.
PAc. 1028
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 5 pjn.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon
Graphic  Engineering  Paper,  Biology  Paper
Loose Leaf Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink
and Drawing Instruments
- - Special Student Rate at - -
By Presentation Of Your Student Pass
Spencer^ Tracy,  Ingrid Tyrone Power—Betty
Grable in
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
"Parachute Battalion"
starring Robert Preston,
Nancy Kelly, Edmond
O'Brien and Harry Carey
"Father Takes a Wife"
with Jeffrey Lynn
"She Knew All the
DOMINION Tuesday, October 21, 1941-
• I wish that Josie wouldn't embarrass me by telling hor girl
friends about the latest thing in
panties at B. M. Clarke's, 2517
Granville St., in front of me. It
seetns she was in the stoic tha
other clay ancl found that thev
have them In all prices and styles,
frem rayon ones at 49 cents, to all
wool at 31.00 ancl $1.25. That Phi
Delt from Stanford took out a tall
dark Kappa last week, ancl coming
home around Marine Drive ran
out of .gas No kidding it really happened. He had to borrow monev
to take her home In a taxi. These
panties Josie was talking aboij*
come In rayon, satin, crepe, lisle
snuggles, wool and cotton and all
• • • •
• I kept coming home so wet ln
the rain all last week that the
parents hustled me right down
town to Straith's 90S Georgia St.,
and bought me a rain coat. It sure
keeps me dry now. It's one of
those Balmacan ones from England. Gee these people who don't
know about sororities sure are
funny sometimes. A D. G. was out
with a man who didn't know anything about them, and he asked
her who the guy in the navy waa
who's pin she was wearing! Didn't
know sailors had pin-i . . . Straith's
certainly have some swell men's
things. They're absolutely un-
matchable when it comes to sport
jackets and sweaters and flannel
Some of Josie's girl-friends aro
pretty tall, and according to Joslo
have a heck of a time getting low
heeled shoes. But Josle solved the
problem for them by telling them
about all the wonderful low heeled and low priced shoes on Rae's
Clever floor, 608 Oranvllle St.
They are a specialty of line-son's,
and come In a'l kinds of drossy
styles, only $4.95 and 13.93. A
basketballer who haa been taking
a Gamma Phi out pretty frequently was two-timing her all summer.
He was taking an Alpha Gam out
too. Now the Alpha Gam has gono
back east, so the Oamma Phi has
him all to herself, but he still
writes to the Alpha  Gam.
I sure do like those soft wooly
dresses that all the girls get at
the Rose Marie Dress Shoppe, 2188
West 41st Ave. All Josie's ghl
friends have them and they really
do look swell. Ihey ccme in all
styles, dressy and plain, with
pleated, dlrndle, and flared skirts.
An Alpha Gam going to an Athletic tea over the week-end arrived all dressed up the day before
th tea — Saturday Instead of Sunday, and a curly haired red-head
arrived at the *rong house and
was overpowered by a menagerie
of puppies. Josle always phones
Kerrisdale 2874 to find out what
dresses Rose Marie has before site
goe3 to try  them  on.
Put   your   doUar   down   on   1942
Totem   now—In   Pub.   Office.
■ Page Three
919 Vancouver Blk.
MAr.   2713
Essays and Theses Typed.
$6,000 Grant Will Aid Sciencemen
These   Men   Will   Answer   Call   For   More   Sciencemen
These are the men who will be called upon to train the
majority of sciencemen urgently required to fill out Canada's
war plans. Reading from left to right, they are: Dr: M. Y.
Williams, Head of the Department of Geology and Geography, Dr. R. H. Clark, head of the Department of Chem
istry (now reportedly engaged in vital war research): Dean
J. A. Finlayson, Dean of Applied Science and Head of the
Department of Civil Engineering;   and  Dr.  H.  J.  McLeod,
Head of the Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
GirVs Noisy Needles Upset
Ordinary Calm of Class
Beneath the drone of the lecturers, may be heard the
click-clacking of needles busy at Red Cross work. Socks,
scarves, helmets, are among the articles that Co-eds are
employed in knitting.
Class rooms have become a sort
of a annex to tho Red Cross Work
Room. Among the colony of classroom knitters are Helen Wood-
croft, who Is knitting a six-foot
airforce scarf. She finds that ln
lectures where ahe does not have
to tako many notes, Is is quite
easy to knit, and still pay attention to the lecture.
Jocelyn Chenoweth only knits In
discussion closses. She believes
that ln lectures knitting distracts
people. Elizabeth Locke also knits
ln discussions. She finds note-taking difficult with a pair of knitting needles In her hand.
of the
T.C. MEMBERS Is Major J. P.
O. McLeod. Since coming to the
university last year he has conducted military lectures in both
the Basic and C.O.C.T. groups.
Born at Tacoma, Washington, of
Canadian parents, Major McLeod
received his B.A. degree from U.
B.C. While here he was Interested
in football and soccer; a member
of the Big Block Club and president of  the  A.M.U.S.
In 1916 he went overseas cs a
private in "D" Company of the
Western Universities Battalion.
At Valenciennes he was decorated with the D.S.O. and returned
to Canada with his officer's com-
From 1922 till 1938, Major McLeod continued his military career
in the non-permanent Irish Fusiliers.
Asked about la-;t year's military
training on the campus, Major McLeod was enthusiastic ln hla
praise. He hopes to find this year's
training   equally   successful.
$275.00 Offer
Foto - Nite
at the
UNIVERSITY PEOPLE . . . students
and faculty alike . . . will find a
friendly, helpful banking service at
Canada's Oldest Bank.
Established   1817
E.  J.  SCHEIDEL,  Mgr.
"A   Bank   where   small   Accounts   are   welcome"
West Point  Grey  Branch:  TENTH   AND  SASAMAT
Penny Tariff
Slashes Sale of
Cokes, Tea
•RISE IN COST of Uving
these days is beginning
to leave students penniless—
literally. Spare pennies that
used to buy matches now go
to meet the tax on coke,
sandwiches, tea.
Nevertheless, the Caf ls still
crowded all day, coffee cups and
coke bottles still litter the table.
Although students grumble about
the extra pennies, they still spend
them. Perhaps there are a few
more milk bottles and coffee cups,
than formerly, because these commodities are still   the  same   price.
The addition of another member
to the caf staff has Indirectly affected the rise in prices by adding another salary to Frank Underbill's list, but the war is responsible  for  most  of   it.
Only Girls
Eligible To
Share Room
The following ad, appearing ln
the Ubyssey last Friday; "Notice—
Do you wont to save money?
Come and share our housekeeping
rooms, three blocks from bus stop.
Phone Vivian or Sheila at Alma
0688R" definitely won results —
though not exactly the desired
Numerous calls came in from
Artsmen, evidently with an eye
to economy and one from a Scl-
enreman whose first words "Hello
Joe, I wanna save some dough,"
expressed his intentions. A hope-
The girls quite properly fended off the passionate voices and
pointed out that only girls were
weekly schedule of meetings:
Tuesday: Social evening at 172B
West 7th Ave,  9 p:m,
Thursday: "Can I Believe the
Bible?", discussion led by Mis_
Anne   Carrol,   B.A.
Friday:    Guest   Speaker:    Dr.   T.
Marshall   Morsey,   of   California.
LOST: Chem. 2 Book (Qualitative Analysis). Please return to
Tom  Veregin,   Phone   FAlr.   0609Y.
LOST  —   Tie   in,   S.N.C.
Return  to   A.M.S.
on   chain.
U.B.C. Forces
Prepare For
Bloody Attack
line of defence who quickly thrown around the University of Library here today as news from the East indicated a tightening inter-provincial situation that promised
to well into an armed crisis.
Local observers (who double as
"well-Informed circles" on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
viewed with alarm the tension
mounting on the eastern aide ot
the — — mountains, cautioning
military heads here to take every
pocclble step to ensure defence of
the strategic Library position.
Dr. Kaye Lamb, in charge of the
garrison, issued a stirring message
to his gallant staff, In which he
pledged: "More blood that the
Jnlor Board ot Trade can collect
will be spilled before this fortress
of liberty will fall to the invoder."
Reason for the sudden tension
among military circles was to be
found ln the pages of a recent
issue of "The Oateway," mouthpiece of University of Alberta
army staff.
In a flood of subversive propaganda, the "Gateway" gave a stirring account ot border clashes between their forces, and an invading Saskatchewan ormy who were
victorious  ln  their conquest  16-2.
Now, aligned and united, these
forces are turning their combined
efforts at blasting away, via tho
radio and press, at the U.B.C.-
held territory of Hardy Cup.
Screamed Bill Hewson, sports
editor of the "Gateway", "After
Saturday's win, the Huskies have
now a good grip on tho Hardy
Cup, and lt will require some hard
pounding to break that grip loose."
Said .grim, ..determined, ..Men's
Athletic Rep. Evann Davies:
"Hardy Cup Is now, and always
will be, In our hands. We will
flght lo the last rttshee to protect
our  glorious  birthright."
(Ed. Note Saskatchewan Huskies, conquered Alberta Bears 16-2
In a recent Inter-provlnclal, inter-
colleglate football game, claim the
Hardy Cup Is rightfully theirs.
U.B.C, holders of thc trophy, refuse to quit possession of the
Brock Hall
Sees Chess
Hall! No exhibition by mast-
ters, two freshmen. Morris Ber-
son and Les Rnphael were found
to be much engrossed in l-nlghts,
checks   ancl   pawns  enrly Friday.
Much to the consternation of upperclassmen who beheld the spectacle, indications are that Brock
Hall loungers will be forced to
submit to the inclusion of chess
as a regular fe.-ture, taking its
place with the now traditional
I:ridge   and   poker.
Silly Thing
Irks Irving;
No Story
a News-Herald article about
the -work of his class ln Psychology UI on their recent aurvey
of political meetings, Professor J.
A.   Irving   was   uncommunicative.
"Why carry thla silly thing on
any   more?"   he   demanded.
A Ubyssey reporter assigned to
discover Professor Irving's opinion as to the practical value of
the survey received a chilly welcome.
"The next time you come to In-
crview me, make it about something more Important than this,"
she was told.
The practical value of the survey   still 'remains   unsolved.   i
Ski Club
May Gain
New Cabin
A CABIN for the season on
one of the mountains, preferably
Seymour, featured the discussion
at the first meeting of the Ski
Club,  held  Friday  noon.
The A.M.S. has offered to ar-
ange the rental and to make up
the required sum of money, it
was revealed, if at least thirty
members will agree to contribute
two   dollars.
Open to all, the cabin will be
used for Saturday night and weekend gatherings. It will be tho
centre for the inter-faculty tournaments. Instruction for beginners
will be given by older members.
it   was   declared.
Skiers will be obliged to arrange
their   own   transportation.
Govt* Fund
Aids Needy
Urgent need for more technician1: und trained graduates in
science faculties has been the factor in making availible a sum of
$G00O for bursaries under the Student   Aid   Schedule.
Tho av.'.rd is to be made on
need as well as upon scholastic
standing. Amount of financial assistance for any student Is not
to   exceed   $300.00.
Courses to which this w.U apply
are: Medicine, Civil Engineering,
Eelectrical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Physics and
The amount of financial assistance available for any student of
proved academic merit in these
subjects is not to exceed 9300.00,
this sum to include scholarships
and bursaries already held by
In each case, the award ls to
be made on need as well aa upon
scholastic standing.
Two classes of students specialising in these subjects are eligible for these awards. One, the student who, despite a good academic record, is caused to miss school
through financial need; and, two,
the atudent now enrolled, who atlll
needs financial assistance to continue work.
All recipients of war services
bursaries must sign declaration
that on graduation they will be
willing to assist the necessary
war effort ln the particular capacity In which they have been
Editor, The  Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
My attention has been drawn to
the column ln Ubyaaey issue of
October IS, entitled "Frosh Feet
Health   Bad,   two-thirds  mlas  A."
I wish to point out that the
Health Service Office disclaim,
any responsibility for the classification of the 600 Freshmen as
mentioned and the Health Service
ls in no way responsible for Military   categorization..
Yours very truly,
Director University Health Service
HELP WANTED— A University
student to pick up films from a
downtown store before 6 p.m., and
return same any time before 6
p.m. of the following day, ln return for transportation expenses.
Apply today if possible, Film Society, A.M.S. Letter Rack, Brock
Hall. Leave name and 'phone
Some girls get rid of headaches
by using a pill; Smart girls get
rid of pills by vising a headache.
'   KA   \
ODEON THEATRES OF CANADA LIMITED wish to invite the students of the University of British Columbia to the VOGUE,
PLAZA, and PARADISE Theatre where
they will be admitted at SPECIAL STUDENT RATE any day or evening except
Saturday or Holidays. It is unfortunate that
we cannot include Saturdays or Holidays on
account of our small seating capacity. Page Four
Tuesday, October 21, 1941
Clash Fri.
that Coach Maury Van
Vliet is asking of his 1940-
41 Canadian Basketball
Champs this Friday, to defeat a crack campus golf
team in a basketball-golf
match, but the cagers are out.
to do or die.
To start things rolling Friday
both squads will first tangle In a
basketball game In order to determine their respective handicaps for th. later and more decisive golf game. Th. winners of .the
cage tilt will be granted a handicap of one elgth of th. acore they
win by. 	
Maury Van Vllet himself la all
aet to lead the hoopaters In th.
twin battle. Friday.
He'll be baaked up by Brud
MatbMon, Jaek lUp Ryan, Doug
Pedlow aad "Lefty" Barton.
Hie golf dub have called out
seme of that* biggest guns te compete la the battle.. Wiwmwsr,
Oral. Hall, Swinton, Kenny Me-
Bride and Jimmy Alton, round out
th. golf taam.
Prlmary purpose of th. contest
according to Doug Pedlow la to
further good fellowship and all
that amongst th. club, on the
• Co-Ed Sports
• VARSITY DEFEATS Pro-Rein Women's Hockey. Score 8-1.
The first game of the season was
played on a muddy field, but that
didn't stop the "Blue and Gold."
Half of the goals were scored solely by Jean Handling, some without assists. ECeth Cocking scored
two while Margaret Hodgson and
Bea Inch completed  the total.
The line-up Included: forewards,
Bea Inch, Margaret Hodgson, Jean
Handling, Beth Cocking and Jean
Esplin. Half-backs were Betty
Mulr, Eileen McKlllop, Mary Hammond, Sheila Hicks, and Frances
Richards. Full-backs Dorothy Pay-
son, Bea Johnston, and our goalie
—Helen Matheson.
e WHAT WOULD YOU do If you
made a hole In one? Here is what
these well known people would do.
Dr. Hallomore—made a beautiful
165 yard drive and then to her extreme walked to the cup only to
find a ball In there? Not believing
this to be her ball she turned
around and walked back to tho
tee only to find she had done the
Imposible—a  hole  ln one !
Dean Mawdsley — After a 200
yard drive (over a hill) Dean
Mawdsley was astounded to flnrl
that she had made a hole In one !
To her disgust che found out, twi
days later, that u friend had dropped It Is as she was rounding tho
Convivus Scribit
Soccermen Open Season
Wednesday vs. Woodwards
SEASON gets under-
w a y tomorrow afternoon
when the Thunderbirda play
Woodwards a t Cambie
grounds at 3:30 in the second
game of a Wednesday
League double-header.
Pro-IUos play City Polic ln tho
first garae.
Coaeh Charlie Hitching* and
Manager Jim McCarthy refuse to
tnak. any predictions for this opening tilt.
McCarthy merol)* says, *T11 toll
you altar this game whether wo
aro going to win tho .segue or not.
Walt until I aoo what thoao now
foUows aro like."
Thm lineup will bo chosen from
the following players: Goalies —
Don. McLean and Herb Smith;
Backs—Laurie Young, Stu Roach,
Eric Jones, and Bill 'Walker;
Halves—Doug Todd, Dave Thompson, Mel Oughton, Quen Loul.,
and Fred Sasaki; Forwards — Jim
Morton, Norm Tupper, Bob Shew-
en, Don Thlcke, and Roy Hamilton.
Poor Turnouts
Feature "B"
Cage Workouts
• UNLESS THERE ARE BIGGER and better turnouts at the
Senior "B" Baaketball practices
this week then no team will be
entered In the lnter-clty league.
This was Ihe dramatic news that
reportedly came straight from the"
proverbial horses mouth today. 	
The number of players turning
out to the workouts have been so
few that real doubts have been
raised as to the possibility of a
Varsily team in the city loop.
If there are any players who are
at all Interested and who can play
basketball, please turn out, or at
least get In touch with Brud Matheson or Norm Burnett.
The Senior Bees and Int A's
open their {season's pooping on
Thursday night at the King Edward gymnoslum. The Bees tackle
Cathayans at 7 o'clock followed
by the Frosh and Nippons at 8.
So far these two teams are lacking coaches but it ia expected
that arrangements can be made
scon  to handle  this situation.
Maury Moans As
Practices Impeded
• FACED WITH AN ARRAY of green material to train
in time for Saturday and competition from military leotures, Coach Maury Van Vliet is moaning again aa he prepares his Thunderbird Gridders for next weekend's Homecoming game with the Vancouver Grizzlies.
^-----bb^__________________-_______-_-s But with a stiff upper lip, and
.ticking his chlh out, Maury vowa:
"Though ne ono touts U.B.C. to
win, you can bo assured that th.
gamo wul bo wide opon. Wo*to
not going to tako It lying down."
remembering other ocoaalons
when pre-game moans have come
frcgn Maury only to have Varsity
emerge victorious, may be Inclined to disregard hla present doubt-.
BUT THIS TIME there seems
to be good reasons for this satlnes-.
Not only must Van Vllet work
many newcomers, some of whom
haveu't played the game before,
Into the lineup for Saturday but
he must also contend with competition from the military When
he  holds his training  seslons.
Last Saturday the gridders held
another Intra-squad game after
the military parades. Only comment Coach Maury has to make
about it is "It was pretty ragged."
Van Vliet does smile, however,
when he discusses two budding
backfield men, Bud Horton and
Bud Spiers, both of whom corns
from Lord Byng High and show
great   promise.
Practices will be held each
night this week. The lineup should
be known by Thursday. It Is
doubtful If Johnny Farina, who
has just had an operation on hU
eye, will be able to play and yot
another bud, Bud Falrgrieve, is
being groomed  to  fill  his  spot.
As yet no captain has been named and because of the short season one will probably not be named. Instead, an acting captain,
probably Jack Tucker, will be appointed.
....Nelson golfer -who will
lead mates against the basketball team.
•   For   Men   Only
e THE AGGIE bunch volleyed
their way to a tough straight
game victory over Arts '44 last
Friday noon in Gymnasium. "Farmers"   won   21-18,   21-15. ,
But it took all wizardry and
cunning known only to Agriculture men to plow under wary
Arts. In fact the "Culture Seekers" returned each Agglo rally
with  determined  vigour.
In the first game with the score
7-all Arts put on a flurry thut resulted in making It 12-7 in favor
of Arts '44. At this point Aggie
earned the serve and smashed to
the lead, never to be relinquished.
Producing the Asigic drive that
had Arts hitting their shots to tho
hurdwood were Lofty Barton ancl
Sandy Hay whese dual spiking
performance   did   the  trick.
It was much the same story in
the second fray, Hay setting them
up and Barton spiking the ball
over the net betwixt befuddle.1
Artsmen. A short spurt by Arts in
tiie dying moments of play worried
the victors, but a few smash drives
from the hands of Hay or Barton
were sufficient to quell  the rally.
From a spectator's point of view.
this series was the best so far in
the   intra   loop   competition.
Tomorrow under the rafter.?
Science '42 meet Anglican, while
Science '43 and Arts '43 face off
in   the   other   bill.
On Friday at noon hour Science
'44 square off against Science '43
In true tong fashion. This Joust
Is a consolation battle. The belated
Arts '44 and Arts '45 match Is
scheduled to complete all flrst
round games.
Meanwhile Agriculture wait', at
the seml-flnal bracket for ultimate winner of games tomorrow
and   Friday,
Next intramural athletic representatives meeting tomorrow
12:30 in Van Vliet's office. If you
have tired of being told when
these meetings arc held then turn
tip en masse for all conferences . .
Volleyball players; watch gym bulletin board for scheduled games.
Let's keep  this  intra  loop  going !
Of Women
Marches On
Secretary Chuck McNeely suggested last week
that several girls may be secured as coxwains, thus emulating publicity stunts of
some American colleges, he
didn't quite realize what he
was starting.
For Immediately came an equally naive Idea from Elizabeth Hebb
to the effect that she be allowed
to form a women's crew to practice on their own account.
"You couldn't even lift th. boat
down to the water," he breathed
with fire, "and when we males
had finally got the shell In the
water, you girls would run Into
tho first deadhead you came by."
While this matter of a female
crew marks time, that of female
coxswains   stands   In   the   offing.
For the boys have a vague promise from two girls, who wish to
remain anonymous to the Ubyssey, to go down to Blenheim-on-
the-Fraser next Sunday morning
for  their tryout's maiden  voyages..
• HAVING BEEN a sports editor myself (yah! you should
live so long) of this give-away back in the good old days
of moral rearmament, I have no qualms whatsoever of picking up my old muckstick, for a return engagement.
Back in these (you've read about 'em) good old days,
when a fast line of chatter could get you a couple of complimentary tickets for the Victoria Invasion, our greatest
pleasure was crusading.
Behind that Winchellian to-hell-with-everybody exterior
sportitors love to assume, lies a heart that pulsates with
emotion, mawkish sentimentalism.
Thus when Jack Ferry asked for a column "on anything
relating to athletics", I got that old itch (printers ink y'know).
I felt a crusade coming on.
So batten down the hatches, bwa, while the orohestra
fills in with soft music.
CRUSADE: Recently, in an Alma Mater meeting a
representative body of students saw flt to vote their president, treasurer, and editor-in-chief free tuition. Reason:
they give much valuable time, jeopardise academic standings. Okay, so what I want ia small potatoes, entails no
money (ahhh!) but would remedy a situation that has griped
me, and many other sport fanatics for yean.
You've doubtless heard tell of our Big Blook Club (hi
fellas) that group of healthy, rugged individualists who hav*
made the Thunderbird a thing to conjure with (as they say
in the back room) in Dominion sporting circles.
They're the lads that sport a mammoth Big Blook B.C.
on the bosom, end for why: well, ln the interests of sportsmanship, they have given up valuable time, effort, risked
valuable limbs, and they deserve an honorary recognition
for this.
So what about the poor sports editor? Ever see one in
action? Take our Mr. Ferry—every Mqnday and Thursday
he forgets about lectures, spends an entire morning and
afternoon in the Pub. pounding out copy, editing, writing
heads, planning page make-up, coercing his reporters to
bring in stories.
There is to be a Homecoming football game, shall we
say. In bounces Mack Buck: "Look, Jack, we gotta have
lots of publicity for this game. You know the stuff, both
barrels.   Here's the program.   Now give it a big spread."
Okay Mack. Over to see Maury . . (ooops, Mr. M. L. Van
Vliet) for an hour or so, pumping out information on the
team, how they look, what plays they had cooked up, who
looks good etc.
Back to find the photographer, line up a picture of one
of the team (try finding a photog and a gridder at the same
time), then to a typewriter to pound out the story.
Editing comes next, then head-writing, and dummying
it on the page. Finished now? Ha! comes next the journey
down to the print shop, late in the afternoon, where the copy
is set up. Now all he has to do is proofread the copy as it
comes off the linotype, dummy up his page, wait for the
compositor to set-up, and then proof read the final proof
again.   Then he can go.
And on a good night, he gets home by ten o'clock
Hell of a lot of fun, this newspaper business.
Except that that routine goes on twice a week. The
rest of the seven days of course are easy. All he has to do
is chew fingernails worrying about how to cover the sports
front adequately, defend himself from publicity hounds, and
people like me who think they can write as good a column
as Ray Gardener   (with  as many  parentheses).
Well, now, chums, being as you're this far down let's
follow this through logically. The sports editor is as valuable a part of the athletic machinery of the campus as the
individual stars of the game, or the team managers. Athletes and managers get Big Block sweaters.
Would the executive of the Big Block Club care to express opinions on this?
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Aggies Beat Arts '44
21-18; 21-15
Next Game Wednesday:
Sc.  .42 vs. Anglican.
Sc.   '43vs.   Arts '43
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