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The Ubyssey Oct 26, 1937

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Published Twice Weekly by the Publications Board of the University of British Columbia
Mast in Caf st Noon
Vol. XX
No. 9
Homecoming" Begins Friday
With Alumni Dinner
Profnised as one of the most ambitious and enthusiastic
Homecomings ever to be staged on the campus, final arrangements for this year's event have been announced.
Beginning with the annual Alum
Parade To Town Leaves Campus
Wed. Noon With Police Escort
nl dinner to be held Friday evening,
Homecoming will sweep through to
a grand and noisy climax Saturday
when rugby games, a tea dance and
a Theatre Night will be outstanding highlights of the day.
Alumni are rallying wholeheartedly around their exeoutive, headed by Milt Owen, and all Indications point to a noisy and enthusiastic Invasion ef the campus by
former etudente.
Students on the campus will also
play an Important part ln Homecoming. John Brynelsen, in charge
of campus arrangements, has promised that the graduates will be received with a royal weloome.
First event on the program will
be the Alumni dinner to be held in
Spencer's Dining-room Friday evening at 6.80 p.m. Speaker will be
Prof. F. H. Soward, whose subject
is "Behind the Far Eastern Conflict."
Later the same evening, a student dance Is to take place at the
Palomar. Alumni and students will
be  admitted  free.
Saturday's program will get under way at 2 o'clock with games
in the Stadium, when Orads will
play Varsity, and University of Alberta   will   oppose .U.B.C.
Following the games, students
and grads will gather ln the Gym
for a tea dance, and will then assemble in the Caf where dinner
will be served. Here group reunion
dinners will be the feature.
Climaxing the day will be Theatre Night, beginning at 8.00 p.m.
The Players' Club, the Alumni
Players' Club, the Musical Society
and tbe Film Society are all making contributions to the night's entertainment.
The Film Society's offering will
be looked forward to with especial
Interest, as pictures of historic interest showing early scenes about
the campus will be shown.
Alumni Featured
On Air Tonight
In "Varsity Time"
Third program in the new
Varsity Time series will be heard
from CJOR this evening at 9
o'clock, when musical selections
and a message from U.B.C. alumni will be featured.
Thomas Ellice, president of
Vancouver Alumni Association,
will speak on activities of U.B.C.
graduates ,as a prelude to Homecoming celebrations, to be staged
on the campus Friday and Saturday.
The greater part of Varsity
Time will be devoted to presentation of mualcal - numbers, under
direct lo*) of com poser-pianist
Ossy Durkin.
Mission .Director To
Speak In Arts 206
At Noon Wednesday
Mr. Percy Willa, of the Island
Shantyman Mission, will apeak in
Arta 266, Wednesday at 12:80
Mr. Willa haa made several
trips around Vancouver Island In
the mission boat, "Messenger II."
His message Is vital and Interest*
Ingly interspersed with anecdotes.
Thursday night V.C.V. will
have an informal social evening.
Mr. Wills will speak and show
picture* of his experiences. Watch
the notice-board for time and
6:80 p.m.—Annual dinner meeting, Spencer'a dining room.
Speaker, Prof. F. H. Soward.
Subject, "Behind the Far Eastern Conflict."
10:00 p.m.—Student dance at
Palomar Ballroom. (Alumni
and students admitted free.)
2:00 p.m. — Varsity Stadium;
English Rugby: Varaity Grads
vs. Varsity.
3:00 p.m.—Canadian FootbaM:
U.B.C. vs. University of Alberta.
6:30 p.m.—Tea Dance at the
University cafeteria. Group
re-union dinners.
8:00 p.m. — University Auditorium-Theatre Night. Plays by
University Players' Club, Alumni Players' Club, contributions by Musical Society and
Film Society, etc.
Work has already started on the
1938 Totem under the direction of
editor Dave Crawley. This year it
will be more informal with a decided pictorial trend. Last year a
popular short resume of the year
will be expanded to include copy
and illustrations on social functions, games, homecoming, etc.
At present, negotiations are under way tor several colored pages
of art work which will include cartoons and illustrations of campus
life. This feature depends entirely
on the amdunt of estimated Totem
Sittings for Senior pictures commence this week. Since the Totem
ls to be published early in March
there will be no waiting for latecomers   this  year.
Those with suitable pictures for
the Totem are asked to see Dave
Crawley. Regular rates will be
paid for all photographs used. The
picture owners will also receive a
credit line.
As usual there will be Totem
waivers so that students may pay
for part of their Totems out of their
Caution Money.
Another Legislator
Honored By U.
WINNIPEG. Man., Oct. 26 (WIP
U)—Conferrment of the degree of
Doctor of Laws upon the Hon. Norman Rogers, Minister of Labor in
the federal cabinet, was the feature
of the University ot Mantoba's annual "University Day," held Thursday in the Winnipeg Civic Auditorium.
A large student turnout attended
this fifth annual celebration of University Day, and 1400 seats were
reserved for members of the University.
Teachers'  Federation,  12.00-1.00,
Arts 204.
Pep Meeting, noon, Auditorium.
Varalty's own radio atudlo, now
completed in the Aggie Building,
will be used today noon for the
flrat time, when members of the
faculty are featured In the flrst
of • series of B.C.B.R. farm talks.
A dally five-minute program
of farm newa and notea will be
broadcast from the atudlo over
station CBR starting Wedneaday.
The talks will be heard at _2i40
p.m. dally, and will be given by
Dorwln Baird, student announcer
on the "Varsity Time" feature.
It la expected that a number of
other programs will be given
from the UJB.C. studio, which la
under the direction of Dr.
Shrum's department of extension.
Af Many Start
In Universe At
Lettert In Library
Dr. J. A. Paarce
Spaaks Saturday On
"Exploring Spaca"
' Arts 100 was filled to capacity
Saturday night when Dr. J. A.
Pearce, Assistant Director of the
Dominion Astrophyslcal Observatory at Victoria, spoke to the Vancouver Institute on "Exploring
Dr.  Pearce  emphasised the  recency of many discoveries In the
field of astronomy.    "At the time
of   the   founding   of  this   University   In   1915,"   said   Dr.   Pearce,
"scientists held almost the Greek
Idea   of   the   atom   and   the   universe."
The   lecture   was   illustrated   by
lantern slides of stellar photographs
and diagrams, which Impressed the
audience with the profusion of stars
and the vastness of space.
"There   are    106,262   booka   In
Mr.   Ridington'*   library.    Counting 40 letters to the line, and 40
lines to the page, there mra about
aa many atara In the unlverae aa
there arm lettera In the worda In
the library."
"In the last two decades," stated
Dr.  Pearce, "we have learned how
to   measure   the   distances   of   the
stars,   but   have   not   changed   our
conception   of   the   universe."
Meet Alta Gridders
As Kenney Plays
At Senior Dance
When the membera of the elass
of Arts '38 swing to the muslo of
Mart Kenney, Thursday, they will
be at the flrat major sooial function of the unlveralty year.
Members of the senior elass
will be admitted for nothing more
than their algnaturea at the door
— providing they emrry their
passes. For all others, admiaalon
Is $1.26 a single tleket. These
tlekets may be obtained now from
Beverly Cunningham, Helen Crosby or Alex Charters. However,
there are only 100 available.
It all takes plaoe at the Spanish
Orlll on Thursday, from 9.30 to 1.
There will be a buffet supper for
those Interested. In ease any further Inducement la needed there
will be 24 eolossal footballers
from the University of Alberta
Auditions Tonight
For "V.T." Announcers
Students interested in doing announcing work on "Varaity Time"
are invited to come to CJOR studios
in Hotel Grosvenor this evening at
8 o'clock for voice try-outs.
Others wishing to work in any of
the "Varaity Time" departments
should contact Struan Robertson or
Malcolm Brown.
Hon. T. D. Pattullo, premier of British Columbia, who will receive
an honorary LL.D. degree from U.B.C. at the Fall Congregation
 Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday afternoon will see one of the most colorful
ceremonies of the university year enacted, when Premier
T. D. Pattullo receives an honorary LL.D. degree at the Fall
In order that students may watch this event, all afternoon lectures have been cancelled, and accommodation
in the auditorium arranged for the student body.
Shortly after 3 o'clock, the procession of professors and
university officials, in their colorful academic dress, will leave
the Library, and cross the campus to the auditorium.
It is expected that students will line part of the route, as
a gesture of respect to the Premier.
At the congregation, Mr. Pattullo will give the main address, after he has been honored by the university.
A number of degrees will be awarded to students during
the ceremony, with about 65 expected to be admitted into
Convocation of the university.
Following the Convocation, the Premier and other distinguished guests will proceed to the gymnasium for a tea and
Wilkinson, Disher
Heralded by the blaring of
nearly two hundred auto
horns, Varsity will be on parade early Wednesday afternoon to acquaint downtown
Vancouver with the fact that
the Big Game is on.
Every student who can borrow or steal something on four
wheels will be there.
Arrangements for the parade are in the hands of Ted
Wilkinson, successful organiser of the one held last year.
He will be assisted by Ted
Ten cars at least have been
guaranteed by each fraternity, and other organizations
are arranging for their quotas.
The parade will leave the
campus at noon, proceeding
to the downtown area.
A police motorcycle escort
will be in attendance, shepherding the parade downtown
and back again.
Those with cars available
are requested to give their
name to Ed Disher immediately.
The line-up will form in the
Mall shortly before the parade proceeds on its way. Caf
announcements will supply details as to formation of the
Engineers Drink Toast after Toast
Fan Dance Delights
Sciencemen atBanquet
Starting in the lobby with Science songs and yells, an exuberant
procession of Sclencemen packed
their way into the Astec Room of
the Hotel Georgia for the annual
Science banquet, held Thursday
The menu, with the food masquerading under the usual misleading names adopted by the engineers, was the introduction to the
evening. Following the toast to the
King by Jack Davis, S.M.U.S. president, Gordon Snelling toasted the
faculty. The toast was replied to
by Dean Finlayson, who regaled the
assembled redshirts with a story
concerning a book and a baby.
After the engineers had exhausted their lung power on songs and
yells, an illustrated talk on the
Mesopotamian campaign was given
by Major G. A. Walkem. Other
speakera were Col. Wilkin and Dr.
Dancing and singing was supplied
by Miss Phyllis Hirst and Miss
Gladys Cooper ,the former presenting a modified version of the fan
Dean Buchanan spoke, after
which Prof. Gage was given an
opportunity to reply to the aspersions cast earlier in the evening by
Col. Wilkin.
Charlie Davenport, fifth year
Chemical Engineer, was the recipient of a certificate of proficiency
from the E.I.C. This was presented
by Mr. P. H. Buchan. Final speech
of the evening was given by Prof.
Phrateres let themselves go at
their "Bad Manners" party in the
Peter Pan ballroom on Thursday
Members were received at the
door by the club exceutive in the
role of the "Van Freighters"; Pa,
Ma, and their three children—Flapper Carrie, Gangling Junior, and
Young Sissie. With a pious Great-
aunt, and a termagant mother-in-
law, this happy group demonstrated
what the well-bred family doesn't
At supper, guests discovered that
there was one knife between every
dosen diners, so boarding-house
tactics were very much in evidence.
This state of Social upheaval continued until the community singing
which directly followed the meal.
But "it's more fun if you know
the rules," announced President
Nora Sibley, so the girls decided
to learn them. The flrst lesson was
presented by Miss Clare Brown, ad-
viror to Phrateres, who spoke on
"Etiquette," and concluded her lecture with a "true and false" questionnaire.
Next, Miss Gertrude Moore, women's P. E. instructor, discussed
"Posture"; Miss M. L. Bollert, Dean
of Women, talked about campus
clothes from the faculty's point of
view; and Mrs. Renee Clou, the
beauty expert, gave the rules for
care of the hands, hair and face.
Dr. O. G. Sedgewick is indisposed this week, and wishes to
announce cancellation of Bnglish
9 lectures. English 1 sections
taken by Dr. Sedgewick will be
held as usual, as will his Section
in Bnglish 2. Two
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It would seem to be a custom in this enquiring aire for
groups of enthusiastic young people to stage numerous conferences for the purpose of discovering the nature and reason
of things.
One such conference is being planned for Winnipeg this
Christmas, with Canadian university students in attendance.
On this campus, committees are "preparing" for the conference, and looking forward to the trip, the spectacle of Winnipeg in mid-winter, and the pleasure of meeting students
from other universities.
It will cost each U.B.C. student who attends the conference $50 for expenses. This money, the source of which ia
still uncertain, will be well spent if the conference succeeds
in its aims—namely the solution of all and sundry problems
facing the university student of today.
We question, however, the degree of success that the
conference will attain. Past gatherings of a similar nature
have had little or no effect upon the subsequent life of those
taking part, and absolutely no effect upon those who strove
to send the delegates to the meeting.
A three or four-day conference on student problems
seems useless when considered in the light of its beneficial
effects on those who expect to gain from reports of delegates.
There are big problems to be met by students. There is
plenty of room for discussion and study groups and round-
table talks in the attack on these problems. First, however,
the attack should be made locally; our zealots should spend
their time and energies right at home.
A conference on student problems, held on the U.B.C.
campus, could accomplish a thousand times as much as the
intricate set-up of the Winnipeg gathering.
National conferences have such a wide field to cover,
and the delegates' interests are so varied, that there is little
hope for any results from any such meeting, even under the
auspices of the S.C.M.
Consideration should be given, therefore, to this proposal
that U.B.C. drop its support of the Winnipeg conference, and
devote its energy to solving problems, national and local, by
means of concentrated study.
"Curse.Vou Jack Dalton'* and others
TentativeCasts Chosen
For Christmas Plays
First step in the production ot
the Christmas plays, the selection
ot the casts, has been announced
by the advisory board, following
try-outs held  Saturday afternoon.
Casta are as yet only tentative,
and ln aome cases alternative
names have been listed for the
same part.
Casts as chosen are as follows:
"Curse You, Jack Dalton!'": Dlr-
rector, W. Gage; D. Barrett-Leonard, B. Hayman, Betty Blakely,
Esme Caydzien, A. Nash, Elisabeth
Norie, Barbara Oritfln, Anne Car-J
ter,   Aileen   Seaton.
"The Blind" (director: Miss D.
Somerset); David Stoddard, J.
Mercer, J. Diether, Kuhn, D. Morrow, R. Clark, Bain, McLean, Eileen
Newby, Jacqueline Kloepfer, Cicely
Holmes, Pauline Scott, Margaret
Sage, Agnes Shewan, Ursula Rhodes, Aileen Seaton, Theodora Com-
"The Fascinating Foundling" (director, Mrs. D. C. B. Dutf and Dr.
J. Hallamore); Pat Fowler, Pat
Keatley, Les Pronger, John Garrett, Alice Mather.
"X Equals 0" (director. Prof. Ira
Dilworth); Lestor Pronger, N. Beat-
tie, Wm. Grand, Oeorge Kldd.
Gold ring set with ruby, lost.
Highly valued- by owner. It ia important that this ring be returned to
the A.M.S. offlce.
•^ Once again the A.M.U.S. has
been "reorganized." Once again a
new president has made promises
to the fifty or so who elected him,
and one more executive is out to
sell the Arts Ball, and then forget.
It would be much better if the
Arts men forgot entirely about elections and their annual social sellout. Other similar groups on the
campus, like W.U.S. and S.M.U.S.
operate the year around. They are
live organizations who have made
real contributions to the life of the
After watching lt for three or
four years, the funny side of the
situation ls no longer Impressive.
A small fraction of the Arts men
elect an executive, stage a stiff and
formal ball, and consider their duty
Perhaps there are other Jobs in
sight for potentially powerful
groups like the A.M.U.S.
From somewhere must come
the leadership this year In the matter of setting right an unbearable
condition on this campus. From the
students must come the Initiative
in the inevitable effort to relieve
cramped conditions at U.B.C. What
better group than the men ot Arts,
wtth their free time, their Influential connections, and their impressive  numbers?
It is the students who are suffering under present conditions, crowded into labs and lecture rooms,
tn many cases with near-disastrous
effect upon studies. No amount of
editorials or protests on overcrowding from the Ubyssey will be of
any use, unless some scheme to
bring this condition to the attention of the right persons at the
right times 1b advanced—from some
section  of  the student body.
Here, then, ts something really
worth thought. If members of the
new A.M.U.S. executive can get
their minds off the problem of providing entertainment for the 90 per
cent of the Arts men who didn't
bother to turn out at elections, they
might be able to do something ot
real value to students ot today and
You probably missed these
pictures when you were away in
the summer, but they're popping up
now all over the city. Knight Without Armor: Dietrich and Donat In
love ln the Russia of 1917. Thin
Ice: Sonja Henie ln a role that displays her artistry to the full. You
Can't Have Everything: This has
everything the screen can offer ln
comedy, Rttz Brothers, Alice Faye,
Don Ameche, Rubinoff, Charles
Wlnnlger. Slave Ship: blood and
thunder sea story with Beery and
Baxter, easily overshadowed by
Soula at Sea: Gary Cooper and
George Raft ln easy-to-take melodrama. Also entertaining: Saratoga, Baay Living, Woman Chases
Man, and Under the Reb Robe.
Paul Muni's Life ef Bmlle Zols
and Loat Horlaon are the best Alms
shown here since varsity closed In
^ After Premier Pattullo has received his LL.D. tomorrow afternoon, he will deliver the Congregation addreaa. It atanda to reaaon
that the poaltlon of the university
in relation to the government will
be outlined by the Premier in this
Whatever he will say, Mr. Pat-
tullo's remarka tomorrow will have
an important bearing on the immediate future ot this institution. As
many students aa are able ahould
be in the auditorium to hear the
v Laat week'a ambitious radio
effort, a drama based on the growth
of U.B.C, is preserved for posterity
in the form of a recording . . . the
students may use the new studio
ln the Aggie Building for some of
their programs . . . the entire staff
dined at Purdy's last Tuesday night
before the ahow . . . making it look
like the lunch room at Radio City
. . . Wilbur Smith, CJOR engineer,
ls an ex-Players' Club big shot . . .
Marg Ecker usually types out the
script with a kitten on each side
of the typewriter and a dog at her
feet ... all very Albert Payson
Terhuniah . . . students knew their
program had something when It
was panned in English 13 . . . tonight's V. T. will feature musical
numbers and messages from alumni.
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*    By The Beggar Student    |
It seems that it is time something
was done. For weeks
SIT-DOWN the Ubyssey has been
STRIKE? blasting away at Mr.
Pattullo with editorials about over-crowding. Yet nothing has been done.
The greatest weapon that our
modern system has developed is the
sit-down strike. It could meet the
present situation, by bringing home
to the government just what overcrowding means. If a thousand or
so students went over to Victoria
and camped in the Legislative
buildings for a week or so, something would be done, and done
An over - crowded government
would be only too pleased to adopt
any means to remove the over-
crowders. But we are afraid that
the student body, characterized by
apathy for the last ten years, would
be efficient over-crowders for anybody but themselves on their own
The over-crowded Oakalla situation could be relieved at the same
time. If new buildings were started
on the campus, the government
could employ "tin-canners" and
give them a chance to live like
human beings again. The only surprising fact to us ia that they have
not though]: of this before. They
are perfectly willing to spend
money to keep these men in Jail,
where they can crystallise their
anti-social tendencies into actual
bitterness, but as for using that
same money to pay them wages on
constructive projects, the muddle-
headed incapacity of our present
legislature to dp that most elementary of mathematical sums concerning two and two, prevents any
action being taken.
It may be argued that it costs
more to pay men salaries than to
keep them in jail. But what is the
money value of an increasing bitterness and rancor towards a society which calls hunger a crime?
Eventually, if something is not done
for these men, there is going to be
an explosion. Normal desires cannot be repressed forever.
If the men we have elected to
make our decisions for us reveal
that they are incapable of reaching
even the most obvious conclusions,
it Is time that a few of the electors
whose mental processes are more
alert got to work pointing out a
few of the simpler things—which
the legislative brain may be able
to grasp. And the situation here
is one of them.
It Is interesting to note the depressing regular-
ADVICE TO ity with which the
THE ACTORS Players' Club
chooses plays representing a narrow, dated school
of thought. The news reaches us
that they will do Maeterlinck, who
was a first rank playwright as long
as his themes were a aubject of
polite converaation. Then, Pelion
upon Oasa, they follow this by a
Bernard Shaw.
Both of these men had something
to say. They did not, unfortunately,
say it in a manner which will continue to hold its appeal.
Already their plays are remote
from the important phases of life.
And they have not the essential
dramatic value to stand by themselves.
The Club waa going to give us
Shakespeare. And they will give us
a mellerdrammer—this latter fine,
natural, broad comedy. Why they
should choose to sandwich two very
acceptable offerings between two
which are not only moribund, but
are not even the beat work of the
authors chosen, is something to be
sought only in the inscrutable
mental processes of the Players'
Club executive.
If they muat give topical plays,
they ahould do the onea which are
being written today, or, if the royalties on these prove too great a
stretch on the undergrad pocket-
book, at least those whose themes
are atlll problema.
They should remember that they
are playing to an undergraduate
audience ,and not a specialised class
in the history of dramatic trends.
And it is their tastes that ahould
be considered. After all, they pay
the bills.
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A. B. MOORE, Mgr.
A  meeting  of  the   Minor  L.S.E.
executive will take place in A. 208
at 12.16 Thursday. All members are
requested to be present.
Wanted. A passenger from Granville and 12th every day. Apply
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Women's   Letter  Rack.
By the close vote of 17 to 15 it
was decided that university examinations should be raised sufficiently to eliminate the poor and mediocre students. But fortunately for
many students, this was only the
verdict ot the Parliamentary Forum
Thursday evening.
Struan Robertson, an able leader
formerly of Victoria College, directed the government tn its successful debate. Robertson maintained that the elimination of poor
students would speed up education.
Classes would no longer be hindered by those mediocre students
who were unable to grasp quickly
the text of a lecture.
Robertson suggested that special
downtown training for these poorer
students would benefit them more
than wasting four years on "pipe"
courses at the University. He said
that the poor students selected
these "pipe' 'courses in order that
they might successfully pass thetr
Oeorge Gregory led the opposition. In emphasising the point
that there were not many poor
students who sueeesded In receiving their degree, Gregory Introduced the fact that th* number of seoond class students at
the end ef last term exceeded
that of flrat elass and pass together.
He claimed that what was needed
was higher entrance standards and
not harder exams.
Thla, he thought, would eliminate
the poor student entirely from the
University, rather than allowing
htm to experience a taate of varsity
life and then get "kioked out."
Although the attendance was
small, 17 speakers participated in
the debate. Many ot them were
new to the Forum.
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Science, Literature
Ten Fellowships ot 91600 each
will be awarded in 1938 by the
Royal Society, eligible for Canadians who have done advanced
work in any branoh ot Soience or
Literature. Application forms and
Regulations may be obtained from
the Reglatrar.
Applications and all supporting
papers must be In the handa ot the
Secretary not later than February
1st, 18.8.
Further Information may be obtained at the Registrar's Offlce.
Musical Society To
Meet In Caf Today
A Musical Society aupper will be
held today at 5:30 in the Caf. There
will be a program of light opera
recordings. All members are welcome.
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not had their examination or
have not made an appointment
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Also, all graduates who have
never had a medical examination
at this University since 1932
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All students are expected
to be In the Cafeteria at
12.15 Wednesday for the
MEETING, where details
of the parade downtown
will be revealed. THE
complete to the campus to
greet the Hon. T. D. Pattullo at 3.30, and to make a
good show of numbers
around the quad and the
Auditorium Building. Those
who are not in the parade
are asked to REMAIN ON
THE CAMPUS until after
the congregation. It is essential for the effect of the
quiet demonstration that
everyone be here. It is
hoped that every student
will co-operate.
Activities of Minor Cluba
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I.R.C. Discusses Current
International Problems
With war ln Spain,, war ln China,
and tension throughout the world,
there are many international problems to hold the attention of thinking men and women, At U.B.C,
there is an organization devoted to
the promotion ot discussion of
these problems — the International
Relations   Club.
Sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace,
the club strictly adheres to the Carnegie policy oil encouraging interesting current events without endorsing any opinions.
Delegates are sent each year to
the Pacific Northwest Conference
of approximately twenty-five universities and colleges in U. S. and
The last conference was held ln
Victoria id March, aud marked the
first time the conference has been
held ln Canada. Speakers are supplied by the Carnegie Endowment,
and the conference Is supervised by
Miss Amy Hemingway, the organization's  travelling secretary.
The club Itself does not take part
ln   other  activities,   although   Indi
vidual  members are  free  to  do  so
at ahy time.
The   Carnegie   Endowment   donates 16 books to the olub annually.    Theae volumea are elassed
In   the   reserved   seotlon   of   the
Library,    and    are    available    to
membera of olubs.    Membership,
limited to 30 persons, Is restricted
to seoond, third and fourth year
students   of   History,   Eoonomlos
and Political Science. (There are
two   vacancies   at   preaent,   and
those  Interested  should apply to
the saeretary.)
Club meetings are held fortnightly on alternate weeks to the meetings of the Historical Society.    An
address  by  a  guest  speaker,   book
reviews by senior members, and Informal   discussions    All    each    program.
This year's executive Includes
the following: Honorary President,
Prof. F. H. Soward; President,
Alex Charters, and James Colbert,
Fronia Snyder and Kiyo Momose.
Feerf are fifty cents a year, supplemented by a Council grant for sending delegates to the Pacific Northwest Conference.
Whiskers in The Dark
—A Nnv Chang Sttmy Sbqusl
A howling gale screamed across
the campus out of the night, bowing down the roaring trees under
sheets of rain, and whisking cloads
of autumn leaves and old Ubysseys
from gutter to gutter. Lightning
flashed, silhouetting for an Instant
the sinister form of Chang Suey
crouched against the rain-swept
Cairn. His baleful hooded eyes were
fixed on the lighted windows of* the
Library, and he listened to the wild
strains of music and screams of
drunken laughter that came to him
down the gale.
A gong clashed faintly somewhere inside the Cairn, and a moment later a secret panel slid open.
Several bats flapped out, followed
by Chang's faithful henchman, So
Long and  Doom  By.
"We have witnessed the orgy as
the venerable master has commanded," said Long, bowing low. "Dr.
Redgwlck is there, likewise the
Princess Maria de Beandollert and
the Quadrilateral Club. It is truly
said that King John makes merry
Uttering a horrid laugh, Chang
hooded his baleful eyes and leered
evilly at the distant building. Then
groped for his camera.
"We must get Redgwlck aside and
question him," hissed Chang to his
minions. Immediately Ooom By
pursed his lips and emitted a loud
peculiar noise like that of a cork
leaving a bottle. Redgwlck raised
his head.
.Twice more Ooom made the
sound, and Redgwlck tottered to his
feet and came towards the shadows
where the Orientals were concealed.
Quickly the Orientals seized him,
and bore him to the phone booth to
question him.
"Redgwlck," hissed Chang, hooding his eyes balefully, "where ls the
Union Building? Speak, libidinous
one, or die!"
As Chang uttered these words,
he gave a satanic smile and produced an evil looking flagon.
"Caf coffee," he announced, as
Redgwlck started eagerly towards
the flask. Redgwlck gave a broken
sob and turned pale.
"And if that falls to persuade
you, my fran'," hissed the cunning
Oriental in vulpine tones, "there ls
This unusual camera study by Hambury was made at the Quadrilateral Club orgy in the Library last week. Seated from left to
right are sap Boberts (disguised as an English professor), H.R.H.
Princess Maria de Beanbollerts, Dr. Redgwick, King John, and
Countess Panning, while faintly visible in the background may be
seen  the sinister features of Chang  Suey disguised as a  Caf
waitress.    -
he followed hia minions Into the
secret staircase, not noticing the
two forms that slipped in after him
ere the panel had clanged back in
"I can crash anything," whispered
Hambury to Oscar ScriDblewell as
they followed' the Orientals down
the draughty corridor.
"If this party la like I think It
it, you'll be lucky if you can crash
your way out again," said Scribble-
well ominously.
Down the hellish labrynths ot the
sewer they followed Chang'a guttering torches, past piles of human
bones and cunningly wrought
shrines to the Ooon Ood and Shrdlu
Btaoin, muse of Muck. Finally they
emerged in the South dungeona of
the castle and extinguished the
Peals of demoniacal laughter
echoed through the dark chambers
from the dining hall above. The
three crafty Orlentala followed by
Scrlbblewell and Hambury cautiously stole their way to the main floor.
The sight that greeted their eyes
is better Imagined than described.
Even Chang who was inured to
spectacles of the utmost depravity
and concupiscence blanched at the
sight.    Hambury, pale and shaking.
this!" He whipped out a bus ticket and pointed towarda the bus
"Not that! Anything but that!"
screamed Redgwick in horror. "I'll
"Then where ia the Union Building?"  barked  the malignant  Suey.
The old man subsided in a pitiful
sobbing heap, but was hoisted to'his
feet again by So Long and Ooom
"The Princess Maria de Beandollert stole the plana from my office
one evening," he stammered, blushing in shame. "She is a Ruaaian
"And where are they now?"
Chang spat out the words, hla wlng-
Jing gleaming against Redgwick's
"She haa them with her now. Tonight she hopes to steal the plana
for the Library addition after King
John and his guests are in a atupor.
And at midnight" — Redgwick's
voice was shrill with horror—"she
Is to smuggle them down to Belch
Beach where Count Aramonde von
Pollette is waiting ln his submarine . . ." With theae words the
old man fainted.
Chang   glanced   at  hia   Ingersoll.
It was two minutes to twelve!
(To Bo Continued.)
I      IN CHARGE       I
John Brynelsen, energetic
Junior Member, who is in
charge of plans for the impressive Homecoming Ceremonies
beginning October 29.
U.B.C. debaters will- play host to
the University of Melbourne oh Friday, October 29. R. W. W. Wllmot
and A. L- Benjamin, both L.L.B.'s,
will represent the Australian university.
Harold Rome and Callum Thompson have been selected as the U.
B.C. team to participate in the debate, which will be held in the auditorium at noon, Friday.
Wllmot and Benjamin have been
touring through China, Japan and
the Philippines. They will debate
the University of Washliigton on
their way to Vancouver. While ln
Canada, the Australian students
Intend to study university life on
this continent.
*&cuiada6 frwo'Ute
-g-kocolote Ron.
Hot Dogs and Coffee
To Cheer Students at
Homecoming Dance
Hot dogs and coffee will be sold
at the tea danoe on Saturday, Oo*
tober 30, It waa deolded at a W.
U.S. meeting at  noon Thursday.
Johnny    Matthews'    orchestra
will play In the gym from 8.30 to
7.30,   Prealdent    Peggy   Pen   an-
nouneed.    Admission  Is 30o.
Plans for raising money this fall
A polyphase Duplex slide rule
with name on side. Finder please
return to J. B. Collins, third year
Applied   Science.
wore discussed, but no definite
arrangements were made. It Is
possible that, sneouragsd by the
suoeess three yeara ago of a oar-
nival, the W.U.S, may apenaer
ono latsr In the term. Other suggestions Ineluded a taa-danoe er a
fashion show.
Above left:  A pink satin dream of s nightgown!  Lace is appllqued on the Peter
Pan collar and inserted In the bodice.  Tha back has a slit and tie* with a bow.
Above right:   Gleaming white satin ban<U, sash, and piping ara cherry-colored.
Green and cherry applique mark the bodice and scoop in the skirt front. Annual Mall Race To Be Run Today at 12:30 Noon
Science '40 vs. Arts '41, 12.15 Sharp
Education vs. Arts '39, 12.15
Sc. '39 vs. Loser of Wed.'s Game
Tuesday, October 26, 1937
Sport Snaps
Frank Turner
Well, well, maybe this paper'a
polloy of campua newa flrat in the
"Ubyssey" is being taken tor a ride
. . . that one by Herald scribe Bill
Dunford about the Varsity ruggers
tooling southward to ahow in a prelim to a Husky conference claah in
the big Seattle U. bowl waa a new
one on us . . . and '.wouldn't surprise your columnist one wee bit
if the Dobblemen took the jaunt,
not after the 40-0 drubbing they
pasted on 16 befuddled and bemudded All-Blacks laat Saturday.
And all you poor peoplea who
thought you were rooked whan
these all-powerful Student passss
didn't fass deerkesplng third
basoman Pat Thomas at Athletlo
Park en Saturday night oan take
a powder any time now. . . .
Chuok Taylor's show, although
quits tsohnloal In apots, was
worth five times that ehunk ef
sliver plua your very beat Bun-
day topper . . . and the way dead*
eye "Joe" Pringle fell suoksr to
a Taylor pass through his pins
—eh met ... but that bit ef byplay waa Just one ef a hllarleua
aeries, and probably wouldn't
have oopped number one billing.
And the basketball club can put
a stop-valve on the Blue-singing
pipe . . . the letter sent to World
series proposer Miller by M.A.A.
prexy Lyall Vine didn't squash the
chances for the title go by any
means. ... In fact. In the epistle
all ailments which would send the
hoopers under the covers were enumerated, with sure-fire cures reamed off for most of them . . . the
main bugbear's between the A.A.U.
of Canada and the B. C. basketball
amateur union ... if and when this
duo holds a few gab-fests, the
Thunderbirds should swing gracefully  onward  to  a  World  title  go.
ALBERTA  va.   U.B.C.
That mot "go" remlnda ua of a
Hardy oup tilt tomorrow, with Al-
berta'a Golden Boara and U.B.C.'a
Thunderbirda aa main attraetlona
. . . 'tis true that Athletlo Park
battle 'twlxt theae two will not
deeldo the destination of tho Hardy oup . . . those Saakatohewan
blighters Jolly well took earn of
that with a 22-1 lopsided win ever
the Albertana laat week . . . But
don't let a little thing like that
keep you away from the Plfth
Avenue playground, bsoauaa you
can take It from Vmn VI let's gridders they'll be out for blood . . .
and to regain a long-lost preatlge,
those same plgaklnners mean to
plaater more than the odd prairie
aoalp on the Coast totem pole.
Remember Bob Granger, coach of
Perey Williams, and our own Howie
MoPhee . . . four-bits to a doughnut
your wildest guess about his whereabouts would be wrong . . . Bob's
speechifying down Arkansas way,
yessuh, and as an Evangelist. . . .
Maury Lambert, newly-elected Ice
Hockey prexy, is riding on the top
of the wave these days. . . . Lambert will tell you it's practically
a cinch for the U. stick and blade
artists to land a spot ln the local
Benlor amateur loop. . . . Jim Mo—
Cammon, husky fifth year Science-
man, ls back in the caf grind once
more . . . and Ooaeh Dobble'a breaking down with the odd grin at prea-
sent, with the thought of Jim's extra weight spreading opposing
scrums to the four winds. . . . And
Dobble's re-enrolled Harry Lums-
den, one of laBt year's attacking
sparks on the three line, to the
rugger ranks. . . . Bill "Hank" Hud-
aon, another member ot last year'a
Canadian champ basket outfit,
fought a losing battle with a non-
playing resolve. . . . Hank's again
swishing them from outside the
key-hole in practice scrimmages.
Bill Hodgson, one of Van Vliet's
ace linemen for the last couple of
years, will be right in there tomorrow night when the Thunderbirds
swoop down for a meal of Golden
Bears . . . we hope.
Under Friday's sunny skies eight
cupids—oh, pardon me—co-eds —
took bows and arrows to start the
ball rolling in inter-colleglate competition. The big occasion was the
"Dominion-wide" archery tournament with Weatern, Toronto, McGiil and U.B.C. participating.
A otal of 700 points was amassed
by our team. Not a record-breaking
total by any means, but still a large
score for a university so new to
archery as we are. The result was
forwarded by air mail and some
time this week the final results will
be known.
The girls representing U.B.C.
were Hilda McLean, high scorer
with 157 points to her credit;
Beth Evans, Jean Meredith, Pamela Runkle, Ailsa Braldwood,
Margaret Flndlay, Emily Fraser,
and Mary Craig.
»    •    •    •
In a typical flrat-of-the-aeason
game, the U.B.C. eleven defeated
the new North Vancouver entry
3-1. At the breather the score
waa 0-0 after a very indifferent
bit of playing. Freahette Gerry
Armstrong started the co-eds on
the right path with a beautiful
shot. North Van rallied to equalise the count, then watched vainly
as U.B.C. drives netted the Blue
and Gold aquad two pointa and
gave them the game.
*    *    •    *
"Physical Activity and Bodily
Functions" will be the subject of a
talk to be given November 3rd by
Miss Kerr in Science 200 at 8:80.
This is the first of a aeries of talks
sponsored by Mlas Moore.
Alberta Boys
Want Another
Hardy Cup Win
Lost First Encounter to Prairie Team By 15-9
Score; Bill Hodgson Back Wth U.B.C. Twelve
Varaltys Thunderbirda of the gridiron get a glorious chance to avenge
their flrst defeat at the hands of
the Golden Bears from Alberta tomorrow night at Athletic Park ln
the first night game of the season
starting at 8 o'clock.
Maury's   boys   are   In   flrst  class
shape for the  tussle  with  a  complete line and baokfleld nearly at
full atrength. Fred Smith and Rann
Matthlaon  are both out  with  bad
anklea   and   Ralph   Henderson   is
likely to be saved for the Saturday
afternoon game at the U.B.C.  stadium.   But the rest of the boys are
rarin' to go and propheay a win.
Although    the    Golden    Beara
from  the   land   ef  Sooial   Oredit
atopped the Blue and Gold aquad
In their laat mast, the odds are
en   the   heme   brswa   to   some
through before a friendly crowd
and en a familiar field.   The Varaity   baokfleld   will   probably   be
belatered  by  Bill   Hedgaon  making hla first appsaranee In asnlor
company thla year.
Art Bellls is expected back into
the lineup and will go into the
backfleld along with Farina, Harmer, Williams, Qrey and Boe. The
line will start in just about the
same manner as In the previous
encounters with increased confidence and a world of experience
from all those games where the
scoreboard was always showing
something amiss on the defensive
An Important meeting of the Getf
Club will be hold Wedneaday noon
In Arta 108, whan final arrange-
menta will ba made for those who
wish to take lessons. The elass
will be limited to twonty-four. This
Is the last opportunity to sign up
for those Instructive lessons In the
Although all hopes of winning
the Hardy Cup have vanished for
both the University of British Columbia and Alberta, the Golden
Beara are coming out here with the
idea of completely squashing our
own Thunderbirds.
They have done It onoe thla
year, but In ao doing thoy left the
Impression with ths grandatand
quartorbaeka that they were
lueky. In their last game with
the Saskatohswan Huaklss thsy
were burled under a 22-1 eeunt
and aa a raault were berated In
their "Gateway" for having no
bralnwork, or fight. New there
have bean rumors that ths same
might apply te the 'Birds and as
neither team appreolatss this
type of talk they will be playing
In that, they oan't aay that about
ua or we'll ahow them mmnn*r.
, Now, as for the type of play that
the Alberta team features. They
seem to swing to the passing game.
In recent games they have completed 50 per cent of their aerial
attempts, which means a lot of
yardage. In Thompson and Rule
they have two men who can toss
and receive the ball ln game-
wrecking manner. Also they have
in the line, Bob Zender and Bill
Stark, whose experience on the
rearguard of the Bears' hoqkey
team should stand them ln good
stead in the matter of blocking and
And what's more, thoao aamo
Albertan Beara don't aeem to be
able to forget that 22-1 'drubbing
at the handa of the Saakatohewan
Huskies . . . whieh mosns they'll
be out to effectively smear, the
Blue and Gold Thunderbirda tomorrow night at Athletlo Park
. . . atartlng at 8 p.m. under the
A new angle on Intramurals
will be shown next Monday
noon at 12.15 In the upper field
when the Alpha Delta Phi
meet the boys of the Zeta Psl
in a challenge English rugby
|     SCIENCE PREXY     |
Above you'll find Jack 'Spud"-
Davis, popular S.M.U.S. prexy.
"Spud's achievements are not
confined to sport alone . . .(he
was a member of last year's
championship basketball team)
. . . but include taking the books
for a ride as well. The announcement yesterday of "Spud" being
awarded the new Swan Bursary
was a very welcome one, and it
seemed very fitting that a fellow
player of "Ducky" should receive
Major and Mrs. Swan's commemorating gift to the Univer-
Durkin In Default
Victory Over
Coming from behind to register
an exciting win over medalist Maurice Wright, lanky Wilf Balderston
advanced to the final ot the Annual
University Golf Tournament at the
University course over the weekend.
After holding a 2-up lead at the
18th hole through some smooth
stroking In the early rounds, Wright
suddenly blew sky-high and then
was forced to sit back and watch
his opponent gradually take the upper hand on the laat tew holes.
Stan Durkin won the remaining
quarter-final match by default .-over
the Injured Roy Leckie. Durkin
will meet Pete Vlckers in the other
semi-final with the winner stacking
up against Balderston in the final
some time tbls week.
College Ruggers  Swamp
Blacks In Saturday Go
Fifteen fighting, determined Varsity ruggers plunged a luckless
All-Black outfit deep into the Brockton Point muck on Saturday, and
after severely smearing the North Shore uniforms, continued on their
wave of destruction to chalk up a miraculous 40-0 victory.
The Collegians on Saturday ahowed the aame uneonquerable
apirit, and faultless teamwork that carried them to championship
heights laat aeaaon.   Twaa absolutely breath-taking te watoh the
high-flying   Thunderbirda   leave   the   struggling   aoroee-the-lnlet
boys In a breeae, aoomlng over the line for tries almoat at will.
And a foreboding of the astonishing score came very shortly ln
the game, when, after seven minutes of play, Howie McPhee  sped
over for a duo of tries, Freshman Tremblay clicked for <t third, and
Captain Dave Carey converted all three to roll up the count to 15-0.
Constant driving through the North Shore team, with pretty
teamwork, and smart Individual breaks, gave the College kids a 24-0
lead at the breather.
And the aaoond atanaa  waa the  aame aweet muslo  played
again by Alma Mater'a ruggera.    Time and again, forwarda and
threea would eemblne to  plant the pill over an  Ill-fated  North
Shore line.   After ponderoue arithmetic meaaurea were taken, the
final oount waa announced aa 4O-0, yeaelr, 40-O.
Although  everyone  of the  Blue  and  Gold  gladiators  turned  in
sparklirig  performances,   there's   still  a  couple  deserving   an   extra
boost.    Carey, Howie and Ted McPhee, Tremblay, Leggatt, Andrews
and  Mattu are the boys crashing the blue-ribbon column.
nhts great student centre, a gift ef the
Mattey family, exemplifies Imagination
and seed teste ta • rata degree. Among
other facilities, It houses gymnasia, art gallery,
theatre, faculty unlen, library, muila room*,
dining halls, chapel*.•truly this tpaclaut, but
gracefully designed building oalled Hart
HeiMahas an atmosphere without parallel
of I
on any
any university
Brit ish   Consols
With prospects ot getting into
the local senior league, and a possible trip to California as incentive
the Varsity ice hockey team held an
enthusiastic meeting on last Friday noon.
Prealdent Maurice Lambert,
who haa been negotiating with
the aanlor officials, stated that It
waa up to the playara themselves
if they got Into the league. The
team will be given three free
praetieea and a few exhibition
gamea and If their ahowing In
theae la favorable they will be
given a permanent spot In tho
The team Is fortunate thia year
in obtaining the servlees of Johnny Owens aa eoaoh, who will collaborate with Maury Van Vllat In
the matter ef condition and aueh.
There are around 40 players trying out this year and the majority ef them learned their hookey
en the pralrlea, ao the proapsets
mrm exceedingly  bright.
The flrat practice of the year will
be staged next Friday night at 11
o'clock and all  aspirants for positions   are   asked   to   be   there   on
Indian Hockey man
Nose Out Collegians
Varsity's men grass hockey
team bowed once more on Saturday, but put up a stubborn battle
before yielding to the Indiana by
a  1-0 score.
Although fielding the strongest
team seen in Varaity colors thia
year, the bent stick wieldera
failed to click together and
ahowed the need of a few practices before they hit the form
they are capable of ahowing.
First call for the crosscountry men ls being sent out
by Van Vliet as the big run
is due in a few weeks time.
Dan Qua vie Scores
Lone Varsity
Faltering once more in the
stretch after being in sight of victory, the Senior roundballera dropped a hearbreaker to a lucky Fraaer
Cafe outfit at McBride Park on
Outclassing their opponents
throughout the first half by a
diaplay of football at tlmea brilliant, and leading at the half-
time breather by virtue of a well-
earned goal by Dan Quayle, the
students really looked due to
crash the win column. Swinging
the ball around at will ,they gave
the Sapperton lads little chance
to settle down.
But with even their most pessimistic supporters figuring on victory, the Blue and Gold squad got
off to a bad start after the interval.
And after goaltender Fiorillo had
been severely sat on, kicked and
generally messed up, the Westminster butchers managed to register
two scratchy goals as a result of
And then to add insult to injury,
while the Point Grey bunch strove
valiantly to tie it up, the Cafemen
acored their third scratchy goal
when a feeble header bounced off
Basil Robinson's head past the helpless goalie.
At thla stage Quayle and hia
cronlea led repeated raida on the
enemy   goal,   and   one    or    two
changes in the line-up were made.
Strongttharm came on for the Injured   Jim   Roblnaon   and   Mlzu-
hara came to centre-half, but all
to no avail.   Final score: Cafe 3,
Varsity 1.
Outstanding in a fighting, hard-
luck team were Fiorillo, Croll Rush,
Quayle and B. Robinson.
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Game and Tea Dance
Vol. XX
No. 10
First Victory In
Four Years
For four long yeara Varsity sport
fans, downtown supporters and husky Canadian football players themselves waited patiently, oh so patiently for a single, solitary gridiron viotory.
But disappointment, despair and
discouragement counteracted all
outbursts of enthusiasm as the days
rolled into weeks, the weeks into
months, and eventually into years.
And 'twasn't until Wednesday,
October 26, 1937, under Athletic
Park's rain • spattered floodlights
that the Blue and Oold plgskinners
oraahed through.
But all former blues singing
sprees vanished Into the cloudburst of that now historic eve, ss
ths British Columbia gladiators
skidded and swished to a thrilling 6*0 win over the visiting Al-
bertana with a thousand soaked
student forms going wild with ths
spine-tingling display.
Por details, see Page Pour.
Plays, Music,
Films Climax
Climaxing two days of Home
coming activities the Annual Theatre Night will take place ln the
Auditorium on Saturday at 8  p.m.
The Players' Club will present
"Sham" by F. O. Tompkins. Acting in this production are Mary McLeod, Robert McDougall and Graham Darling. Director Arthur Sager will also take a part.
A part from last year's popular
opera, "Robin Hood," will be enacted by the Musical Society.
The part chosen will be the burlesque "Tinkers* Chorus." With a
few exceptions the original cast re-
mains unchanged.
Those participating are Bill
Cameron, Tatsuo S,snmlya, Clar-
enae Pulton, Doug Pord, Allen
Dixon, Don Baker and Prank
The Film Society's contributions
will  be  a  film  describing  the  life
of the University  since 1916.
The pictures show the young
students leaving tor France. The
"on to Point Qrey Campaign" will
alao be featured.
There ia a possibility that the
pictures taken at the stadium opening and others showing lite on the
campus today will also be shown.
Hit  Parade  On
Varsity_ Time
What's  your  favorite  tune   this
W "Harbour lights" ? "Vieni, vieni" ?
"That  Old  Feeling"?
The Vancouver radio public wants
to know, and the Varsity Time program over CJOR wants to broadcast it. The Big Three will be a
feature of all future programs, providing you don't run out of ideas.
Watch for the ballot box at the
foot of the Caf stairs, and name
your three favorite dance tunes in
order of preference on any piece of
paper and mail them there on the
way out.
Winners will be announced on the
Varsity Time program over CJOR
each Tuesday night at 9. Mail your
selections before Friday evening
each week, so that Ozzie Durkin
and his boys will have time to
Varsity Time Staff,
Announcers to Meet
Radio staff meeting today in
council offlce, 12 noon.
Announcers chosen at the auditions Tuesday evening will meet
in the same room at 12.45 for a
short discussion.
Hon, T. D. Pattullo and Chancellor Dr. R. E. McKechnie, leading
the academic procession Wednesday afternoon. In the background
can be seen some of the other distinguished guests that attended
Large Crowds Expected to Attend
Homecoming Weekend Festivities
Premier T. D. Pattullo Received Honorary
Doctorate of Laws at Colorful
Fall Congregation
"I admit you."
Dr. R. E. McKechnie uttered this traditional phrase, and
a figure in red and purple robes arose from a blue and gold
cushion on the stand before the Chancellor's throne.
Thomas Dufferin Pattullo, Premier of British Columbia,
had been admitted into the ranks of the University of British
Columbia's honored members—those persons who by virtue
of their achievements have been awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa.
Before the large assembly at the
autumn congregation, Dr. Pattullo
received his honor and thanked the
university for it—but not before he
had sat in silence, listening to an
eloquent plea for the university by
Dr.  McKechnie.
The chancellor laat little time ln
getting to the point in hla talk.
"There Is no use minimising the
fact tht the university is overcrowded," he said.
"We were a little crowded to
atart with when we oame out
here a deeade ago. Today, we
have nearly a thousand more at-
dents than than.
"There la a laek of both facilities and room.    Work eannot be
done efficiently and our high prestige In the aoadomle world la In
grave danger."
Dr. McKechnie told the new graduates, there were about 70 ot them,
that it was  their duty  to impress
upon the people of the province the
dire need of the university.
"Oovernment can't do what its
support will not allow it to do," he
"Don't stand  idly by," concluded
the chancellor.     "Guard  the  status
and   prestige  of your university."
The Premier spoke.
He thanked the university for the
honor conferred on him.
He said that he did not deserve
It,   that   whatever   he   had   done,
had  been  In the  line ef duty aa
he saw It.
He paid a tribute to the founders
of the university, and to those who
had carried on the work of the institution throughout difficult yeara.
"The ship of state Is the largest
and most difficult ship in the world.
Everybody wants to be captain," declared the man now captain of B.
C.'s state vessel.
Dr. Pattullo reiterated his thanks
to the university, and took his seat.
Prom the student-paoked gallery oame a long drawn-out "biases" that grew Into a skyrooket,
thus for the flrat time In U. B.
C.'s history breaking the traditional ealm and ceremony of a
Degrees For
Presentation of honorary degrees to outstanding governmental leadera haa become a habit
In Canadian universities.
Wednesday, Premier T. D. Pat-
tulla received hla LL.D. from V.
B.C., and took part In the laat of
a aerlea of apecial congregations
In universities throughout the
University of Manitoba presented an LL.D. to Hon. Norman
Rogera, labor minister In the federal cabinet. Queen's honored Sir
Edward Beatty, C.P.R. prealadent,
with a similar degree.
University of Toronto be*
stowed a special degree laat week
on Mr. Cordell Hull, U.S. aeeretary of state, thus giving the
recent trend an International
er Education In
Britain Explained
In Interesting Book
• "Higher Education In Great Britain and Ireland; a Handbook for
Students from Overseas," is the
title of a book of great leterest
to studsnts who Intend to continue their studies In any university In Great Britain.
Thla book Includes a history of
the founding and development of
the universities, aa well aa detailed Information concerning admission, oost of living, fees, degrees, and courses of study, and
Those Interested can see the
book In the Reglatrar'a offloe.
Australian III,
Debate Cancelled
One of the membera of the
touring Australian debating team
la suffering from an attack of
pneumonia which he oontracted
In San Francisco. The debate
scheduled for today la therefore
Co-Eds Originate
Unique Scheme
To Increase Funds
"A Mile~o7~Nickela"
Will Be Donated to
Union Building
"A mile of nickels" is the co-eds'
scheme for raising funds for the
Women's Furnishing Fund for the'
Student Union Building, it was
decided at the combined W.U.S.-W.
A.A.  meeting on  Thursday.
Committees will be established
under women's organisations on the
campus, such as sororities and
Phrateres, and any woman who ao
desires may apply for a foot of
adhesive tape on which to stick the
nickles she collects.
Lists of committees will be posted on the bulletin boards, and women are asked to sign up under
their preferred committee.
The drive will be started immediately, and will last for a
week. Aa it takes sixteen nickles
to llll a foot of tape, the mile
objective won't be reached thla
year, but it ia auggeated that the
Idea might be carried out by future W.U.S.
A monster "Football Rally," the
flrat of its kind at U.B.C, will be
staged this evening at the Palomar
Ballroom.     •
Studenta and grads will be admitted free to the rally, with atudent passes being honored.
At 9.80 the visiting team from
Alberta and the U.B.C. team who
won   Wedneaday   night's   game,
will be Introduced to the crowd.
Varsity songs and yells will be
interspersed with the dances until
ten o'clock when the teama will
leave the dance.
This rally forms one of the many
functions arranged for Homecoming, and the Alumni will be gueats.
AJ1 othera will pay 76c each.
The Pep Club is in charge of all
arrangements, and Sandy de Santis'
famous swing band will provide the
Rhodes Scholarship
Applications Will
Close On Sunday
Attention Is drawn to the faot
that Sunday, Ootober 31, Is the
closing date for applications for
Rhodes Scholarships whioh must
be In the handa of the Registrar
or the Secretary, Mr. W. Tom
Brown,  by that date.
Membera of the Seleetlon Committee *r*: Chairman: The Hon.
Brie W. Hamber, Lieut. Gov.;
Deputy Chairman, The Hon. The
Chief Justice A. Morrison; Secretary, W. Tom Brown; Mayne
O. Hamilton, Rev. Willard Brewing, His Honor Judge Howay, Col.
Sherwood Lett and Prof. Harry
To the lilting rhythms of Johnny
Matthews' orchestra, alumni students and guests will rally at the
Tea Dance to be held in the gym
on  Saturday from  5.30-7.30.
Doughnuts and coffee will be
served to those wishing refreshments, according to plans of the W.
U.S., sponsors of the affair.
Admission ls 20 cents per person
with a small charge of 5 cents for
coffee  and doughnuts.
"A Mile of Nickels" will be active during the tea dance when W.
U.S. representatives will collect
nickels on strips of adhesive tape
for the Union Building.
Date Announced For
Annual Arts-Aggie
The annual Arts-Aggie Ball,
one of the moat glamoroua of Unlveralty aoelal work-outs, will be
ataged thla year on Thursday,
November 18th.
All arrangements are being
kept closely guarded aeereta until patenta have been obtained
and copyrights reserved.
Teachers Take Part
In Extension Work
Dr. Shrum haa invited all teachers of the University Branch of the
B.C.T.F. who indicated their interest in either the Leaders' Course
or the research contribution to the
Extension Movement to attend a
meeting In Sc. 207 at 12.30 Tuesday.
Immediate action will be begun.
Teachers who were unable to attend the B.C.T.F. meeting held in
Arts 204 last Tuesday, but who are
Interested in either of these two
phases of the University Extension
work can get further information
from John Wood, president of the
Varsity  Branch ot B.C.T.IJ.
Society Returns to
Gilbert and
Gilbert and Sullivan will return
to the University Auditorium this
year when the Musical Society present "the Yeomen of the Guard"
as their annual operatic offering.
This opera will be the sixth of the
Savoy series which the Musical Society has produced in its career.
"Yeomen of the Guard," while
one of the best of the G.-S. operas,
Is rarely produced in Canada.
Here the composers applied their
talents to the production of a more
serious work, and the resulting
opera contains some of the finest
lyrics written by Gilbert, while Sir
Arthur Sullivan reached new
heights in orchestration.
The premiere of the opera at the
Savoy Theatre in London was widely acclaimed by critics.
In the past, the Musical Society
has    produced    successfully    "The
Mikado," "lolanthe," "Ruddlgore,"
"Pirates of Penzance," and "H. M.
S. Pinafore."
After a brief excursion into other
fields with "Robin Hood" last year,
they are returning to the operas
which have given them their past
Casting will take place within
the  next  few   weeks,   under  the
direction of C. Hadyn Williams.
As yet, no forecasts can be made
as to who will  play  the stellar
roles.     Callum    Thompson    and
Willa Elliott, stars of laat year'a
production,    have    returned    to
Varaity,   while   among   the   supporting artists of "Robin Hood"
there   are   Bill   Cameron,   Doug
Ford, and Tatsuo Sanmlya.
Competition   is   expected   to   be
keen,   as   a   number  of   promising
new members reveal a probability
that  some  upsets may  amaze  the
The make-up of the orchestra will
undergo considerable change, it is
expected. Priscilla Boyd will probably All the position of Concert
Master again.
Functions Under
Pass System
"This place sure is crowded."
This was the reaction of a member of the class of '88, back on the
campus yesterday in connection
with final plans for Homecoming,
which gets underway this evening.
"This place" will be more than
crowded tomorrow, as grads by the
hundred swarm about the campus
in celebration of Homecoming.
This evening, alumni wtll ban-
quet at Spencer's Dining Room,
then  Join  the  atudenta   at   the
Football Rally at the Palomar.
Detaila   of   other   Homecoming
fatures—the    tea    dance,    theatre
night, and the big gamea—are outlined in thia issue of the Ubyssey.
For the flrst time in several years
students will be playing a big part
in Homecoming affairs.   As hosts
to visiting grads, they will be expected to make the oldsters feel at
home and impress them with conditions on the campus today.
Alumni will be  able to  see for
themselves that the campus is overcrowded—if  students  turn  out in
the numbers that are expected.
With passes being honored at
moat  of  the Homecoming   functions, student attendance is expected to rival that of the graduates.
Informal reunion dinners in the
Caf Saturday evening will provide
an excellent opportunity for students and grads to mix and talk
over university matters.
Everything is set for the biggest
Homecoming the campus has ever
seen, with good weather promised
and plenty of first-class attractions
on the  lengthy  program.
Ahepa   Award
Five     hundred     members     and
guests of  "Ahepa,"  the Anglo-Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, gathered at tbe Commodore
Cabaret Wednesday evening at the
annual banquet ot the association.
Miss Helen Jean   Kempton,  U.
B.C.  atudent  who  won  the   1937
Ahepa Scholarship for proficiency
In Greek language and history at
the    unlveralty,    waa    presented
with her award by Prof. Lemuel
Robertson,   head   of  the   department of elaaaloa at U. B. C.
Prof. Robertson was tbe speaker
of  the   evening,   dealing   with   the
contribution of Greece to the modern world.    "There is nothing that
we  have  today  that  did  not come
in some way from the Greeks," he
Mayor George C. Miller paid a
tribute to Ahepa, mentioning that
this organisation is rendering a
great service to the city and the
university. "The university is part
and parcel of our community," the
mayor declared.
Other speakers, all membera of
the  U.  B. 0. teaching staff, were
Dean Daniel Buchanan, Dr. W. N.
Sage, Prof. P. H. Soward, and Or.
O. J. Todd.
The     speakers     expressed     the
thanks   of   the   university   for   the
Ahepa Scholarship, stating that the
organization   has   shown   its   belief
In higher education  in a practloal
.Dance      Palomar
Bnglish Rugby, 2.00  Stadium
Canadian Rugby, 3.15 Stadium
Tea   Dance.   6.00 Gym
Dinner, 7.00   Cafeteria
Theatre Night, 8.15....Auditorium Two
Friday, October 29, 1937
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Plans are now under way for the 1938 Totem, to be
brought out under the guiding genius of David Crawley,
assistant on the staff of last year's annual.
Preparations for a Totem are always intricate and difficult, and the wholehearted co-operation of members of the
senior class, club executives and others who will be called
upon to assist in many ways is desirable.
Well-laid plans for last year's book resulted in the best
one in the history of the university.
A disastrous Are at the printing shop brought about a
delay in production of the 1937 Totem that ruined sales and
made the financial statement for the book more than unbalanced.
This year, nothing can be done but to exceed in all ways
the 1937 annual. This can be done largely with the co-operation of all students concerned. Members of the staff have
every hope that the Totem for 1938 will be a book for the
university to be proud of, one that will be worthy of Canada's
young, progressive university on the shores of the Pacific.
It is the "Ubyssey's" pleasure to offer the Alma Mater
Society's official welcome to the alumni returning to enjoy
Homecoming festivities this week-end.
We do not see our grads very often. In fact, it is usually
rather difficult to realize that we have a graduate body. So
it is with special emphasis that we tender greeting to today's
and tomorrow's guests.
The program for Homecoming is more extensive than
ever before. A banquet tonight, followed by the rugby rally
at the Palomar, the two big games, tea dance, banquet and
theatre night Saturday, should attract every graduate within
reach back to the campus. We hope the entertainment will
merit the interest shown.
Feeding the birds is a good idea, providing the crumbs
are not placed on car roofs, and are small enough to dissolve
before next spring. If people stopped feeding the birds, the
little feathered friends would either (a) starve, or (b) go
south like the bigger and more intelligent birds. In either
case it would probably be a good thing for the lawns next
There is the school of thought, of course, that holds that
feeding the birds is beneath college students, not to mention
editorials in college papers. All the same it is a good thing.
Feeding the birds makes you feel like a new man, full of
chivalry and ideals and nobility, the way a Simone Simon picture leaves us.   And that is something.
Another good thing about feeding the birds is that it is
good for the birds.
Editor, Ubyssey.
I beg to submit the following
tacts for the information ot your
Beggar Student.
1. The plays presented by the
Players' Club are not chosen by the
Executive Committee, but by the
Advisory Board. We know only too
well how many considerations have
to be taken into account ln choosing plays; and we have every confidence that the Board does the best
that can be done with the plays
and  the  players  available.
2. The Christmas performance
is private, not public. The object
of this performance is now, as lt
has always been, to try out the talents ot the newcomers to the Club.
The plays are chosen primarily
with that object ln view.
3. The students of the University have never paid our bills. The
Christmas plays have always been
free to students and their friends,
and the bills bave always been paid
out of the Players' Club budget.
Since its founding the Club has
contributed thousands of dollars to
the Alma Mater Society funds; and
the greater part of this money has
come not from the students but
from  the outside  public.
I should like to take issue also
with the statement attributed by
you to Mr. Munro that the Film
Society is the only campus organization which last year paid its way.
This statement ls untrue. The
Players' Club not only paid its way
but turred over a credit balance to
the Alma Mater Society, together
with certain scenery, costumes and
stage equipment, all of which were
fully  paid for.
Yours truly,
President, Players' Club.
Editor, Ubyssey.
Dear Campus Winchell:
Here's an announcement which
might provide interesting reading
for those members of the faculty
of Arts and Science who have de-
veloped.because of the continual
successful Science functions, what
ls known as a faculty inferiority
That great class of Science '40
has hit an all-time high in University spirit.' On Wednesday, 96 Sciencemen, stirred to great heights
by public-spirited Professor Gage,
purchased seven (7) "football-cane
banners," indicating Science's great
interest in Intercollegiate activities. (Needless to say lt was almost necessary to publicly shame
each purchaser ln handing over the
required thin dime.)
It is a disheartening thought to
realize that our Intercollegiate series ts not to receive tbe support of
Science '40 just because the series
is not to be sponsored by the Scl-
enceman's tin god — Smus. Let's
hope that ln the near future some
one will be able to turn that flow
of self-centred Science spirit into
the proper channels where It will
best benefit the University.
A disheartened and not very
hopeful Scienceman.
Meeting of musician. Interested
in the proposed Varsity swing band
meet in Arts 108 today noon. Everyone interested ln singing, arranging, or playing, ia advised to be
present at this Important organization  meeting.
Reynolds' Elementary Mechanics,
in Applied Science 204. Finder
please return to Mr. Home's offlce.
A/IR. 3. MEREDITH TUTT, one of
the more promising lights among
the rising generation ot writers of
letters to the editor, has honored
us with one of his immortal epistles. It so tickled our fancy that
we are having It printed ln toto
along with this column.
Mr. Tutt objects to our insinuation that it was radio columnist
Jack Scott of the News-Herald who
won the recent bout with Province's radio writer (?) "Stardust."
Mr. Tutt Insists that he did It all
alone with one letter to the editor.
Now we have a great respect for
the Tutt family, having served under young J. Meredith's father with
the Ninths at Poona. The late Colonel Tutt was a good offlcor, a fine
gentleman, and the best pig-sticker
on the frontier, although only a
Sandhurst man.
At the same time we are disappointed in young Tutt's un-Britlsh
attitude in wanting all the glory
for downing Stardust. Mind you,
the boy was good. He engaged the
enemy without hesitation, and was
right ln at the kill. But we still
Insist lt was Scott's reinforcements
that carried  the day.
TT was Mr. Scott who scored the
*■ flrst direct hit with the sugestton
that Stardust must be related to
the owners of his paper to have his
stuff printed. He ls. (The gentleman's name will be sent on receipt
of self-addressed stamped envelope.)
J. Meredith Tutt, on the other
hand, missed the mark with his
charge that Stardust must be a woman to write such spinsterly drivel.
We thought so too, but we are Informed that, technically speaking
at least, Stardust Is male, if not
The really disappointing part
about it all, however, is that Stardust really wasn't squashed at all
by anybody, and is right back In
there fighting again. We suggest
you have another go at it, J. Meredith, and this time annihilate the
beggar utterly. Because the flrst
thing we know Stardust will be the
most widely read column in the village,   thnnks   to   us   all.
P.S. Can you write Chang Suey?
TN Case we misled you last week
by misspelling "Vieni, vieni," we
apologize. Nobody sent us the words
after all, not even J. Meredith Tutt,
so after three days waiting we
could stand the strain no longer
and bought the piece wtth our last
40 cents.
There are five "vlenl'a" and six
"bella's" connected by a "tu set."
The flrst time it's followed by
"waiting for you" and the second
time by "lonesome and blue" (damned original words, what!) Then
comes "Palm trees are gently
swaying, my heart is saying, how
much I love you, Moonlight Is softly gleaming, my heart dreaming of
Only please don't sing the thing
while we're around. Because we
don't feel the same about it now.
Or "The Music Goes Round and
Round"  either.
rpHH Varsity Timers followed up
■*• last week's show from CJOR
with a jam seslon on the studio's
assorted organs and grand pianos,
featuring Ron Matthews, the blind
organist ;Ozzle Durkin and Wilf
Williams (who Bwlngs a mean
mouth organ under that thar cookie
duster). A new feature of future
shows will be the Varsity Hit Parade, starring the three favorite
ballads ot the week—if somebody
can figure out how to And what they
As this goes to press one ot the
"Golden Bears" is fretting because
his generous U.B.C. hosts dated
him up with no less than three girls
for the Senior Class Party. . . . Our
blood ran just a little cold at the
Congregation Wednesday when the
gallery started that preliminary
hiss in the skyrocket for Dr. Pattullo.
Struan Robertson is the only man
we know who could get away
with a red tie, blue blazer, and
striped shirt . . . those sanitary
looking white raincoats certainly
make co-eds look wind-blown and
apple cheeked . . . the old smoking
room joke about Zetes really happened on a milder scale last week
to a Greek who went slumming at
a well-known public dance hall. He
picked up a proletarian model, who
wanted to know about the pin oti
his vest. "My fraternity pin," he
announced,     "Oh,"   she   lisped,   "I
On Prlday, November 19, two debaters from Ottawa and McMaster
Universities will arrive in Vancouver to compete in debate with U.
B.C. Jim Macdonald, president of
the Parliamentary Forum, and Morris Belkln have been selected to
represent U.B.C. in the annual east
versus   west  debating  contest.
"Resolved   that   demoeraey   Is
suitable   only   for  times   of   relative prosperity," Is the subjeot of
the   debate  and   U.B.C.  will   support  the  affirmative.
The   debate   will   be   held   in   the
Hotel   Vancouver.     Student  passes
will admit all  University students.
Annual Fall Tea Of
Literary Forum Held
Monday Afternoon
The annual fall tea of the Literary Forum was held last Monday
In the Lower Common Room. About
25 people, members of the Literary
Forum and their friends, were present.
Dean Bollert Introduced the guest
speaker, Miss Amy Edwards, a
graduate of Toronto and a well-
known social service worker ln this
city. Miss Edwards, who has spent
the past year touring the eastern
states, chose as her topic, "Things
Old and New,' presenting some contrasting aspects of social and educational work which she had observed  ln  the  East.
Miss Edwards spoke of the latest
achievements of social service in
New York. She concluded with a
short account of the great improvement ln children's aid and orphanage work.
* Dr. Sylvia Thrupp. honorary advisor of the Literary Forum, deplored the lack of interest ln public speaking prevalent among women at U.B.C. and pointed out the
values of work such as the Literary
Forum ls doing.
Next meeting of the Literary Forum will be held next Tuesday, Nov.
2,  in  Arts  203 at  12.30.
"There!    How does this face look?"
'Ai happy a> If he were smoking a Sweet Cap I"
"The puratt form In which tobacco can ba tmok*d."—*Qgnc*t
W. E. Haskins to Speak
At Vancouver Institute
At the meeting of the Vancouver
Institute, to be held ln Room 100
of the Arts Building at the University on Saturday evening at 8.15,
the speaker will be Mr. W. E. Haskins. The subject ts "The Marketing  of   Farm   Products   in   B.   C."
The question of controlled, as
against individual marketing of
farm products, is one that is warmly debated in British Columbia —
hotly resented by some, and as
strenuously  advocated  by others.
The arguments for and against
will be presented by Mr. Haskins.
who, as Chairman of the B. C. Fruit
Board .and principal organizer of
the B. C. Chamber of Agriculture,
ls an acknowledged authority ln
these fields.
Popular Councillors
Cut Down Their Dates
Male Council members appeared considerably upset Monday night when correspondence
read at their meeting revealed
that at least two sorority infor-
mals are to be held on the aame
night, November 5.
Strenuous objection was led by
Men's Athletics Vines "It ian't
fair. Now I'll have to mlas on*
of them." Fourteen point kicker
Carey "hated to disappoint either
a Theta or a Gamma Phi," and
tried to think of aome way of
going to both.
The dates were paaaed, however, the Council apparently deciding to divide ita patronage.
thought they  all had Z on them."
S'truth, so help us!
(~)UR choice for Scarlett O'Hara
is Joanne Brown. She gets temperamental about being called
"Joey," and looks as If she'd be
dandy with horses. . . . Old BUI,
curator of the Library museum, is
a real James Hilton character. His
scrapbook Includes every clipping
about U.B.C. and her students and
alumni that has been printed in
two decades. Look yourself up some
time. . . . Can somebody please sand
us Faust's formula for summoning
up Mephlstoles to do a little soul-
selling? Ours ls going for a very
reasonable price any time. . . .
Which is just one more thing we
haven't ln common with Oeorge
Wright of the News-Herald, who
says he prefers the praise ot a good
woman for his column to a check
for a thousand dollars. We haven't
extra money in your leisure time.
Good proposition. Apply 406
Crown Bldg., 81b West Pender St.
The Student Prince,
c/o The Ubyssey.
Your Royal Highness:
During a course of your Random
Ramblings of Friday, October 22,
you outrambled yourself completely.
What tn the name of Hirohito (Descendant of the Sun and Mortgagee
of the Moon) do you imagine
Mr. Jack Scott had to do with the
slight verbal tussle between Mr. J.
Meredith Tutt and "Stardust" of
the Province? Yo'u may find Just as
much trouble in filling your column
as "Stardust" does, but for the love
of the Rev. Mr. Jardlne, don't sink
to filling it up with bad guesses
like that. We Tutts have suffered
some pretty gross Insults in our
time, but never before have we
been confused wtth Mr. Jack Scott.
Mr. Jack Scott may be everything
you wish as a radio editor, but that
doesn't mean he can dust, off "Stardust" with any kind ot justice, let
alone skill.
If you tell people I am Jack Scott,
I shall tell them that you are Reginald Jessup (with his summer
smell of a well-kept woman, if I remember his deathless verse); I
shall also tell them that you are
James A. Gibson, Leonard S. Kllnck,
Chief Jimmy-Jimmy, Dr. Lyle Telford, Dr. Clem Davies, and the
President of the Varsity Christian
Union. For all I know, you may
Perhaps you aro really Jack
Scott or "Stardust" yourself. If so,
God help you, my poor wee lamb.
Here are a few more startling
disclosures for future columns: Mr.
John Ridington ts really D. H. Lawrence; Mr. Hunter Lewis ts also
Mr. D. H. Lawrence, which makes
it all the more confusing; Dr.
Sedgewick ts really a Sasquatch on
leave of absence; the cafeteria coffee ls really tea, but the tea isn't;
and Mlas Bollert Isn't actually Dean
of Women at all . . . she's Deanna
Durbln.    So there.
Yours faithfully,
Belcher's     Beacon,     Wurphelton
Parva,  via  Spuzsum,  B.  C.
The Spanish Grill
Mart Kenney's Music
VICTORIA, Oct. 29. —Victoria
College held two successful social
functions in the college buildings
last Saturday, the Parents' Reception and a "jolly" Hallowe'en
The faculty and Students' Council
were hosts to parents at a reception
held during the afternoon at the
college. The reception was followed
in the evening by a Hallowe'en
dance, that continued till the small
hours of the morning.
All dancers were compelled to
wear "hard times" costumes, with
sacking and overalls much to the
Both affairs were well attended
by the faculty, the Students' Council and the student body.
Concessions for selling of peanuts,chewing gum, ice cream bars
and cigars at games In the new
U.B.C. stadium has been granted
for an indefinite length of time to
the Canadian Institute of the Blind.
The service will be operated by Mr.
McLean, now In charge of the Bus
Stop Confectionery.
Wrist   watch   lost   last   week   ln
gym.    Please return to Mr. Home's
Interesting to Read
NOBODY likes to setHe comfortably for tho evening,
open his newspaper with ploasant anticipation,
only to find that although thoro leems to bo a lot of
news about ono thing and another, it all seems pretty
dull. Everyone is entitled to expect a newspaper to
bo interesting, as well as informative, and the Vancouver Sun aims to be just that. It has all the news that
world-wide press associations and a fine local staff
can gather, and it also has a variety of comment and
features to interest people—to make every issue an
adventure into the thought and action of the world
A trial of the Sun for a month costs 60 cents.  Phone
Trinity 4)11   now and order delivery to begin now. Friday, October 29, 1937
The Cheer Leader ot sll
Collegiate Mmlcels
"TT ■ •mtouu UNI
Complete Story ef the Wsr la China
I Club Activities
Art Club Begins
New Activities
With the objective of fostering
a sincere interest in art, some 80
students have formed the Art Club,
one of the most active and constructive on the campus.
This year, under the direction of
President Norman Depoe, plans for
greater development are under way.
Meetlnga are held at the homes
of   members   once   a   fortnight.
Papers are read by membera and
are Illustrated from the Carnegie
This   term   there   will   be   open
meetings    to    encourage    interest.
Mmbership is open and unlimited.
The  club   is   sponsoring   a   photography  contest.   Details  will   be
announced November 1.
Sciencemen and Meds.
Renew Feud With Fight
In Winnipeg Stadium
WINNIPEG, Oct. 29 (WIPU). —
A feud of several years' standing
was renewed last week whan Meds.
and Science indulged in a free-for-
all scramble for banners at the rugby game between these two faculties at the Osborne Stadium.
While the players were still in
their dressing rooms preparing for
the game, a group of Medicals carrying a banner with the skull and
crossbones marched to the east side
of the field and dared anyone to
take it away from them. The response was instantaneous as a mob
of over a hundred Scientists took
up the chalenge and rushed them.
As the fighting started, reinforcements to both sides began streaming across the field until over 400
students were taking part in the
pushing and milling around the
A meeting of the Biological Discussion Club will be held Monday,
November 1st, at 8.00 p.m., at the
home of Mrs. C. J. Dill, 2460 West
6th Avenue. The speaker will be
Rae Anderson.
Not only will this year's homecoming be able to take place entirely on
the campus, but the students and grads will be able to dash over to the
DOLPHIN, Vancouver's most popular  tea  room,  for  late  tea after  the dance.
The Dolphin is just a few minutes' walk or drive through the woods, on
Marine Drive. And if you haven't been over, just ask someone who has, about
the  open  fireplaces and  the  hot  biscuits  with  honey.
No place could be better to warm you up after an all-day session in the
Stadium.   The Dolphin will be open until six.
■at      -at      -at
Four students have started a Polar Bear Club on the campus. A freshette,
a senior and escorted went paddling in the pool at Lumberman's Arch at five
am. Friday Imoming.
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Have you no sport shoes to match the wool suit you're wearing to the
game and tea-dance on Saturday afternoon? And have you no day off before
then to look tor some?
Then you're lucky to hear about KAI-SONS BUDGET SHOP. It's situated
on the mezzanine floor at 644 Granville St., just a few doors south of Georgia
on Granville. They sell the smartest campus shoes. Suede is the leather of
fashion this year and if you don't want the new multi-color you can find
clever styles in black, green, rust or blue brown.
The American shoes sold in Rae-Son's Budget Shop wear for years before
they  look shabby.
We hear that the son of a prominent sports writer won't come out in
a car any longer. He's had a spat with the girl friend and doesn't want to
see her.
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Hats, shoe, suits, flowers—all will be at their best for Homecoming events,
so don't forget your hair. RUSSIAN DUCHISS IIAUTY SALON, at 768
Granville St., can set your permanent in any of their many new coiffure
styles or if your hair is beginning to look "not so well," phone Trinity 4727
and make an appointment for a permanent.
The Russian Duchess permanents are done with a special French oil which
ensures your hair being soft and natural looking, and if you are a university
student the Salon will give you a very special reduction of 50%.
WhiJe you are in the salon ask the operator to give you the Russian
Duchess complimentary make-up analysis. A slight change in color may bring
out a new aspect of your personality.
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No matter what you need in the way of clothes or a place to take the
girl friend for tea you will be sure to be satisfied with advertisers in Mary
Ann. Each are chosen because they give the greatest satisfaction to the
student buyer.
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You'll have to have something in fhe way of a sports *_uit to wear
at the Homecoming game and tea dance. You can dash downtown after a
lecture and be sure of getting something to suit you at DEL RAINS, just
west of Granville on Robson St. DEL RAINS'S suits can be ensembled with
English felts or suede calottes right in the store if you would like a sports hat.
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The Golden Bears were at the Palomar night before last. Next morning
they wanted  to drop any prearranged dates for  the senior class party,
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There will have to be pennants and cheer leaders for the Homecoming
Games, but most important, you must send your girl friend a chrysanthemum.
BROWN BROS, make up the smartest "mum" corsages in almost any shade.
Deep red or dark bronze will look well with green, and the conventional big
yellow chrysanthemum  is  just the thing for brown or a neutral  shade.
Phone Brown Bros, at Seymour 1484 and have a chrysanthemum sent her
before she leaves home Saturday. Be sure that it will tone with her coat and
also the suit she'll be wearing at the tea dance. A corsage from Brown Bros,
also the suit she'll be wearing at the tea dance, A corsage from Brown Bros.,
665 Granville St., will  look nice even after the plays  in the evening.
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Did you notice what an especially well appointed tea was held following
fall congregation' The catering was done by Pauline Gintzburger and the
flowers by Brown Bros Mr. Brown and Miss Gintzburger are both U.B.C.
By "Agate Joe"
It has come to our ears that there
has been a slight feeling ot resentment among certain Agricultural
students concerning the choice of
announcer for the dally noon-hour
broadcast of agricultural
market nejvs and market reports
report      from   the   new   extension
studio In the Aggie building. The crux of the whole matter
seems to be that an Artsman was
chosen ta prepare and read the
five-minute script. Without entering Into any controversy or discussing personalities, we And ln this Incident opportunity for comment.
All Aggies, and most other students, have heard what we are
pleased to call Dean Clement's "entrepreneur" speech, which leads very
dramatically to the conclusion that
young men and women of today
must seek out opportunity and create jobs for themselves. It ls not
sufficient for a man to query of
himself or others, "Why was this
job not given to me?", for the
answer   lies  within  that  man.
To be more specific, a man with
all the necessary qualifications for
radio work ln this connection —
namely: ability to compile material,
write, and r**d scripts—got the job.
And he got that job because he
went after lt. The fact that he was
the one chosen does not necessarily
mean that he was the only qualified
person, but ■ lt does most acutely
Illustrate that quiescent qualifications do not bring fruit unless their
possessor knows what he wants and
goes after lt.
Apparently, Aggies have not yet
learned the lesson to be found in
their Dean's so famous address. Joe
has heard that speech  11 times.
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Why, O tell me why, must all that
baled   straw  and   dirty   canvas   be
piled on the lawn beside tbe gym
to Insult the natural beauty of our
campus? They tell me
not strictly It's all because a lot
agricultural     of   budding    amazons
want to arch ln the
afternoon sun, but Joe likes his
women feminine, and respectfully
suggests that if they wish to exercise, let them do push-ups or play
hopscotch ln the gym, and leave
the wide open spaces for the gratification of Joe's aesthetic  soul.
Dr. L. C. Penderlelth, director of
education at Nanaimo, outlined the
ipodern system of consolidating
municipal school districts into larger units for more efficient administration to a combined
discussion meeting of the Agrtcul-
club meets tural Discussion Club
with teacher training
students recently. The new order
has been operating for some time
ln the Peace River, and at present
is in an experimental stage in the
Abbotsford-Sumas-Matsqul district.
Dr. Penderlelth described an unusual situation which obtained ln
one of the smaller Peace River
school districts before the institution of the newer administrative
system. The trustee's brother held
contracts for wood and water, the
latter stored in the form of ice; his
son was the school janitor; his wife
did special cleaning work twice a
year—all positions carylng handsome salaries. Almost exorbitant
honoraria, so to speak.
The provincial government consolidated this district with several
other similar ones, and is now providing, ln addition to Increased
academic facilities, a travelling
health service which Includes medical, dental and nursing accommodation—at^a less cost for the whole
area than the dynastic offerings of
the previous era, according to Dr.
It is most significant—as Professor Butterfleld would say—to note
the trend toward efficiency ln government. Joe desires to express a
fervent hope that our legislators
may not confine their reforms to
the organization of the primary and
secondary schools of the province.
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Now that Prof. Butterfleld has
got Into this discussion somehow,
Joe extends to his good friend and
colleague the most sincere expressions ot sympathy, for the premier
columnist of Vancou-
butterfield ver   was   this   week
and pattullo bereaved of one ol
his better perennial
jokes — a sad loss indeed where
jokes have been so few. It won't
be funny any more when dear Jimmy refers in his "Common Round"
to the "good Doctor Pattullo," for
now Duff really IS Dr. Pattullo.
Commiserations, Professor Butterfleld, commiserations.
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The professor who occupies room
R in the Aggie Building was observed in the caf last week buying
matches by the carton.   He explain-
Golden Bears
And Co-Eds
Meet Rain
Since Arrival
With well-moulded impressions of
U.B.C. life and phenomena, 26
hardy collegians from Aberhartania
are making a concerted invasion of
the Point Orey campus this week.
When the Alberta footballers arrived Monday they were greeted by
a downpour of rain and fraternity
men, who whisked them off to dry
and comfortable quarters.
The rain, which dampened their
enthusiasm for B.C. and everything
British Columbian, was the only
disappointing feature of the sojourn.
When one of the visitors was
asked yesterday what his initial impression of Vancouver was upon
arrival at the station, he replied
that he didn't get any impression
at all, since he couldn't even aee
the place.
Rated by one Albertan who has
been all acroaa Canada, aa "the
most beautiful campua I have
ever seen," some features of U.
B.C. have left an Indelible Im*
prseslon on the athletes.
"Your stadium, built by student
effort, is a glowing tribute to your
enthusiasm and pep — qualities
which are sadly lacking in Alberta
students," said Dick Hurlburt, Edmonton  Journal  and  Gateway re-
National Secretary
Of S.C.M. Will Speak
At Fireside Sunday
First fireside meeting ot the S.
CM. this term will be held Sunday
at 3 p.m. at 3846 West 36th Avenue,
when PhU Beattie, one of the S.C.
M. national secretaries, will speak
on the Oxford Conference, which
he attended this summer. A cordial
Invitation ls extended to all students to come.
Students  will   have   two  other
opportunities to hear Mr. Beattie
speak, as he Is preaehlng Sunday
morning   at   St.   Mark's   Churoh,
and will also address a  meeting
Monday In the S.C.M. room.
Registration for study groups this
year  is   approximately  180.     Bight
groups are now being held, meeting
ln the S.C.M. room, 312 Auditorium
Building,  at noon hours.
For details as to the subjects,
leaders and time of meeting see the
notice board in the Arts Building or
come up to the room, which ls available to students at all times for
study  or other  purposes.
ed  that a certain economics professor  in   Room   W.  never  has
weed      any.
seed Farley     Dickenson     can't
seem to control the Indian
blood in him. The only evidence Is
the multicolor sweater he's wearing, but Joe expects to be scalped
tn his sleep any time now.
Joe managed to pick up a couple
of really Juicy items of what is vulgarly known as gossip, but since
Mary Ann claims she has a monopoly on that sort of thing, you'll
Just have to ask Joe privately some
time, or else wait until Mary Ann
finds out.
porter, who is travelling with the
Speaking of Varsity co-eds, always an interesting subject, Dick
remarked thut, as usual, they are
extremely beautiful and highly
"Eugenically  Imperfect," would
you say?"
"Most   decidedly   not,"   replied
Dick, "although I don't wish to
set myself up as an authority,"
he added.
- Jack Thompson, half-back, who
was injured two days before the
trip, is trudging about the campus
on crutches.
"In spite of my injuries, I'm having . the best time of my life out
here, and the consummate generosity and hospitality of B.C. students is greatly appreciated by
myself and all the rest of the boys,"
declared Jack, in speaking on behalf of the team.
There is no overcrowding on the
Alberta campus, but when such a
condition does arise ,as often happens in the Alberta law faculty,
registration is limited, and the academic standards for the year are
drastically raised.
An important All-Phrateres' meeting has been called for on Monday,
November 1, in Arts 100 at 12.30
It ls essential that all members
attend this meeting, as final, plans
for the Initiation program will be
WINNIPEG, Oct. 29 (WIPU) —
In an address to students of the
University of Manitoba on the occasion of their annual "University
Day," Hon. Norman Rogers, Minister
of Labor In the Dominion cabinet,
stated that "lt may well be the supreme task ot our generation to discover a formula which will reconcile individual liberty and social
Using the origin, development,
and   problems  confronting  democratic oountrles for a theme, Mr.
Rogers  discussed   several   anglea
of the situation  In their relation
to  Canadian  political  life.
In his discussion of present political trends he affirmed  that,  "We
must now decide whether the Ideas
of political freedom and individual
responsibility    are    still    valid    or
whether  they must be  rejected or
modified to meet the conditions of
our  own   time.     My  own   belief  is
that  nothing  has  happened  ln  our
political   experience   which   should
shake our belief ln freedom as the
essential element In our system of
Towards the end ot his address,
the minister > referred briefly to
Buropean conditions, saying that,
"since the World War new forms
of the state have arisen which have
Bought to attack democracy and to
Justify themselves by their claim
that they afford a greater degree
of security for their members.
"They have tried to achieve this
security, as you know, by the suppression of liberty and a complete
subordination of the individual to
the  state."
Portrait of a Young Man
in STYLE . . .
From the smooth, lower-lying collar, to
the correct cut of his trouser cuff, this
youngfellow is a walking example of
Tip Top's extraordinary styling experience. Me is dressed in what ia known
as • Young Man's Single-Breasted Drape
Sack—and he's very much on the sue
side of style too. This Tip Top model
has two buttons — notch lapels—lower
piped pockets and just the right amount
of fullness across the chest. It looks
equally smart in any number of Tip
Top's new fabrics, colours and patterns.
Hand-cut and tailored to individual
measurements — which means only yott
can wear it and do it justice.
199 Hastings St. West
637 Granville Street HOMECOMING
2:00 p.m., Sat., at U.B.C. Stadum
3:00 p.m., Sat., at U.B.C. Stadium
Friday, October 29, 1937
Just Lookin'
"Van" Pbrry
After quite an absence from the
sidelines, we take pleasure in bringing our one reader the dope, auch
aa it ia, on practically anything.
Take for example the mud-slinging engaged in by the boys laat
Wednesday night. It only goes to
show what support and decent
weather conditiona will do for a
team. On their flrst showing we
were much impressed by the field
tactics of Maury'a gridders, but
considerably depressed by their
fumbles. But that last scrap shows
just what the lada need—a little
encouragement. They were figuring
on an Alberta passing attack, and
when Jupe P. cancelled the airmail
•way went the 'Birds to break a
losing streak.
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John Pearson tells us "we've got
• TEAM now, and we're going to
stay that way." And the general
opinion la that Bob Maltland'a sign,
Maury and the gang to "shoot the
And Dr. Sage ia convinced that
it should rain on Saturday, so he
tells History 8.
Remember Gordie Douglas and
hia "wah-wah" horn at the parade?
Still going strong at 1 bell Thursday morning, and will be in action
•gain   tomorrow   unless   the   reed
wears out.
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Not sport, but, oh, such fun I Bob
Smith asleep. Time: all Wedneaday night. (Soft music.) Place: the
A.M.S. President's offlce. Getting
in trim for the Pub-Council game
is our guess.
Some of the Alberta boys saw
the Pacific Ocean from Kitsilano
beach the other P.M., and Andy
Leeae wondering how the hell they
can float the Empress of Japan by
the C.P.R. pier.
Senior Cagers
Open On Wed.
" With the cancellation of tomor-
row'a Homecoming basketball tiff,
Van Vliet's champion hoopera will
make their flrst start against Charlie McLachlan's Munro Fur outfit
in our own gym next Wedneaday in
the second half of • double-header.'
And the burning queation today
la "How will thla year'a edition of
the Blue and Gold hooping quintet fare in league warfare?" with
s  aide-kick query,  "What's the
chances of retaining the Dominion bauble?"
Both   ahould   be   partially   answered  when  the  opening  battle's
o'er, and vital atatistics are all compiled and recorded.
At present Van Vliet is making
up for lost time by drilling his proteges every day in the week, with
an extra dose of back-breaking
Mom, 12:1B— Freshettes vs. Sophomores.
Seniors vs. Juniors.
Tues.,   12:18— Alpha  vs.  Beta  Subchapter.
Gamma va. Eta Subchapter.
Greatest In the history et Vancouvar.
Hallowe'en matin, data, balloon*,
novelties, nelaamakera, etc.
Dancing Every Wedneaday, Friday snd
Saturday. Collegia's and Novelty
Dancaa every Friday till  1.00 o'clock.
Homecoming To Feature
Return Tilt With Bears,
Ruggers To Meet Grads
Alberta U.B.C.
Tied In Seriea
Although the Bears from over
the mountains are licking their
wounds and vowing vengeance tor
the 8-0 whitewaah hung on them
Wednesday night, the Jubilant
Thunderbirds chortle of nothing but
victory and cheerfully forecast a
bigger and better win.
The oount new stands at ens all
In the aeries between the Oreen
and Oold ef the U. ef Alberta and
the Blue and Oold of tho U.B.C.
Beth teams have scored the same
number  of  points,  with   Albsrta
chalking   up   10  markers   In  ths
first   sncounter   and   the   B.   C.
aquad putting together 9 from the
prairie trip and 8 from ths shew
undsr   the   lights   fer   an   aqual
total.   Te date, the Thunderbirda
have proved to be the better mud-
dsrs, whlls ths Bsara havs corns
out en top on a dry field and with
a paasable ball.
Johnny   Pearson   outbooted    the
best efforts ot the Alberta kickers
by many yards on the night game,
but the Bears had trouble handling
the greasy ball and should do better ln  the big homecoming  battle
on Saturday if the field ls less like
a bog than the  Athletic Park was
on Wednesday.    The usually deadly
passing   attack  of   the   Bears   was
also badly out of focus in the mud
and   the   best   effort  of   the   game
was a toss for a net gain of three
Although both lineups are bruised
and battered from the second
battle, full teams are expected to go
into the third game without a long
sick list. This is the rubber game
and the long-standing argument of
the Bears and the 'Birds will be
aettled for the season at what promises to be the best classic of the
local grid schedule.
Women Hoopers
Play Whippets
For weeks the Senior A hoopettes
have been tearing around the gym
getting in condition for • big aeaaon, but now that is all over. The
nal practice waa held laat night,
and on Monday the league race
"We     have     no    outatanding
stars,"   aald   "Doc   Montgomery,
"but what  they   lack  in  polish
they certainly make up in spirit."
Emphasis la being laid on teamwork    and    combination    rather
than on any individual efforts.
This    year's    team    will    centre
around Ena Clarke, at guard. Helping   her  will   be   Jean   Thompson,
Laura  Nixon,   Lois   McEwen,   Virginia Poole, Wanda Shadforth, Dot
Yelland, Pauline Scott, Edith Milling and Adrienne Collins.
The student passes will be good
for the game. The time is 8:00 p.m.
and the place V.A.C. gym.
Pre-game predictions favour Varsity, who are expected to overwhelm the Whippets with quick
rushes and passing attacks. The
co-ed's zone defense will also give
them somethin gto worry about—
we hope.
"Our Service Meant Happy Metering"
"THB  U.  B.  C.  OF  DANCING"—
Freshmen or poat-sraduates will And our courses easy to learn, wtth
a, quickness that _ma.es. Special rate* September and October to
Varsity   students.
Recosalaed Authority on Danclna
70» West Georsta Strsst Trinity 1710
|        ACE PUNTER        |
Above we give you John Pearson,
whose expert punting was one of
the reasons for Varsity's victory
over the Alberta Bears, Wednesday, and who is expected to be a
big help when the Thunderbirds
meet the visitors again in tomorrows Homecoming feature.
Ed.    Note i    Mr.   Pearson   did   not   resemble  this  picture  attar  Wsdneeday'e
With three losses and no wina—
aa yet—in three atarts, the senior
roundballera have decided that the
time  haa  come to  register n win.
Although they have been coming cloaer and closer to winning
a game every week, the soccermen  have not  come up  yet  to
the atandard the experta predict-,
ed at the atart of the aeaaon. But
apart from the fact thta they will
naurally   be   shooting   for   their
first win In four starts, there ia
one  particular  Incentive  to  victory   thla   Saturday.   And,   yea,
you've guessed It, it'a becauae the
gridders have at last craahed the
win column.   The Blue and Gold
soccer aquad feels that It just has
to carry on the good work and
add something to the cause for
celebration  around  Homecoming
This week Abbotsford will provide the opposition, and the men
from the country will have to put
up a superlative display if they
hope to grab any points. Well down
in the league table as well, the Abbotsford outfit will be striving every
bit as hard aa the students to cart
home the bacon.
It will all atart at 3 o'clock at
McBride Park, corner of 4th and
The Juniors, who nearly upset
Kerrisdale last week, will journey
to Templeton Park, North, to take
on Hammonds. This game will also
start at 3 o'clock.
Varsity Sr. Icemen to
Start Workouts Today
With better prospects than ever
before and with a good chance of
getting a berth in the local Senior
amateur loop. Varsity's Jubilant
puck-chasers are really tearing up
the ice sheets these days.
Their flrst preliminary workout is slated tor tonight at 10 p.m.
But here's a warning to puck-
pushing aspirants. Unless all concerned   crash   through   with   their
Dobbiemen To
Stage Opener
Still pepped up from their 41-0
victory over the All-Blacks last
wek, the Varsity ruggera are all
aet to chalk up another win when
they tackle the Occaslonals in the
opener of the Homecoming grid
feature at the local stadium tomorrow.
With the Thunderbirda sharing
third slot with ths Qrads thsrs
should be plenty of fireworks te
keep ths Alumni and atudss en
the edges ef their psws.
Dave Carey announces that Harry
Lumsden and Johnny Bird, standouts ot last year'a McKechnie Cup
squad, will be back to help push
the pigskin over the line, and with
their aid the ruggers should have
little difficulty in stopping the
Qrads. Howie McPhee will be
holding down his usual spot in the
three-quarter line, although brother
Ted will not be among those present.
The second and third divisions
will also be playing tomorrow on
the upper held at 2.00 and 3.00 p.m.
To  those  who   may   have   forgotten— your  atudent   pass   will
be    good    for    the    Homeoomlng
games, and the tilt starta at 2.00
Bird. Leggatt, McPhee, College,
Tremblay, Lumsden, Carey, Robr
ertson. Andrews, Harrison, McPhee, Upward, RobBon,, Mattu, Taylor.
Howie McPhee, one of
Varsity's ace athletes, will
appear as guest star on the
Physical Education broadcast this coming Saturday
at 8.45 a.m. over C.B.R.
In his short IB-minute
talk, McPhee will make a
searching survey of track
and field situation at UJ3.C.
He'll also answer a series of
queries fired at him by staff
announcer Eric Martin.
Howie's appearance is the
third Varsity one in three
weeks. Bird and Carey and
Maury Van Vllet preceded
him with talks on English
Rugby and basketball.
Junior Footballers*
Tangle With Trojans
This Saturday the two hitherto
undefeated, untied Junior Canadian
teams meet, when the Thunderbirds trot out on the field against
the Trojans.
Varsity will find the Trojans a
smooth, powerful team rated as the
best blocking squad in the city, Big
4 teams Included. The spearhead
of their attack is that bruising
halfback Muirhead. Varsity has no
stars, but there are seven blocks
of granite in their line. • A strong
running attack coupled with deception has been their keynote to date.
Their running and aerial attacks
have been especially creditable ln
their showing against the Seniors
ln the last few practices.
Varsity Coach Freddy Bolton predicts a tough scrap with the Trojans but figures another victory is
ln the books for the Gold and Blue
squad. The Junior game starts at
1.16 on the upper field and will be
over ln time for the Varsity-Occasional Rugger Game at the Stadium
at 2.30.
dollar fees at the Forum tomorrow,
chances are practically nil that
they'll be allowed to cavort.
ampleted In 1 WSthfO-sh tho tenet*
otlfy ef Sir William Mosdoneld,
msny Nmes benefactor of the university
In lis earlier days... ll was hero Is tho
^Macdonald Physics building that Lard
Rutherford made Ihe hlitortc osserl-
meats that were ta save tho way far
modem 'Nuclear Physics' — the
atom splitting snd bulldlns sow
asanlna new flelas af research.
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Pearson Stars As
Varsity's dream of a winning grid
team came true in the muck and
rain of Athletic Park Wednesday
night when the fighting Thunderbirds threw off a four-year Jinx to
trounce the visiting Golden Beara
to the tune of 6-0.
Although the Held was better
aulted to swimming than football,
both   teama   fought  to  the   laat
whistle in a battle of two evenly
matched squads.   The B. C. lada
seemed to get around  better In
the  mud  and   showed   a definite
advantage in ball  handling  and
Both teams opened the first canto
cautiously, with  Pete Rule  reeling
off some long gains for Alberta and
Aubrey Grey picking up two first
downs for Varsity.  The Beara harried the Thunderbird goal line, but
long   punting   by   Johnny   Pearson
prevented a score.
Veteran Barney Boe paved the
way for the only major of the
game when he picked off ■ bad
Alberta kick and ran the ball to
the 15-yard line. Two quick
plunges carried It to the one-yard
atripe from where big Jim Harmer plunged over the pay line.
Tommy Wllliama made no mis-
take about converting for the
extra point.
From then on Van Vliet'a men
played smart ball to keep the rag-
Arts '40 Again
Win Mall Race
Arts '40, by rolling up a total of
51 points yesterday won the annual
Mall Race for the second year in
a row. Led by Brown and Scott
who came in third and fourth respectively, the Artsmen had a 13-
polnt advantage over their nearest
rivals, the Aggies.
In the first two slots It waa the
old atery of MeComber flrat and
Pendray aecond. Theae two atara
of the Varaity track team aet the
pace all the way to easily cop the
favored positions.
Plodding Wilf Pendray accounted
for most of the Aggie points, as he
led them to second place in the
standings with 38 markers, closely
followed by the final year Science-
men with 33. Arts '38, Science '40,
and Science '41 finished ln that order behind the leaders, with 27, 16,
and 8 points respectively.
ing Beara well subdued. Only one
pass waa completed for a short
gain by Alberta, but the greasy
ball made any kind of toasing almost impossible.
Sweeping end plays were the
feature of the visitors' attack and
on a dry field thia might cauae the
Varaity squad aome worry. But the
boys of the Blue and Gold Anally
showed that they can get in there
and flght from now on they will be
hard to beat.
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