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 Forum   Debate
"Free Trade*'
Thurs. 12:30
®Jf* llbyaHtfg
A.M.S. Meeting
12 O'clock
vol. xxra,
No. 13
Pub  Confident  Of  Easy
Victory  In  Friday  Clash
Correspondent  Claims  Outcome   Of  Battle]
Insured By Superior Journalistic Forces
(Special Ubyssey Correspondent)
(Somewhere in Brock Hall, Nov. 5)  — Heavy troop concentrations in the vicinity of Gymnasium indicate an impending
Pub-Council battle Friday noon.
The   Dirty   Nine,   alias  the   Stu
dents' Council, are rolling up their
heavy artillery but thc Immense
Superiority of the Pubsters both ln
numbers and fighting ability
leaves little doubt of the outcome
of Friday's struggle.
Loading the Pub troops to battle is
General John Malcolm Russell Margeson. spearhead of last month's
Purity Campaign. In addition to his
seasoned men, veterans of last year's
clash, he has cub reporters as infantry   reinforcements.
Tho only fair weapons will be
basketballs, but the general has
warned his men to bring gus masks
in cas_ the Dirty Nine, as usual, try
to   use  hot   air.
Unofficial reports Indicate thai
Council's play will be about aa
clean as the Caf at noon hour,
but the Pubsters, regardless of
their opponents' low devices, Intend to abide by the rules of the
Camouflage will be employed by
both sides. Co-eds on Council and the
Pub who have been preparing costumes for the last week refused to
divulge nature of the disguises. Rumours that H. David Lumsden will
appear as the Spirit of Spring have
been firmly denied, but thero will be
spirits of some type.
Junior   Me*nber    Charlie    W.    Robin
Nash   is   expected   to   fortify   himself
with Geesil's Goo, a modified form of
El    Stuffo    for    infants.      (Raise    your
(Please   turn   to   Page   3)
McGoun  Debate
Topic Reach
Forum Head
List of suggested topics for
the McGovin Cup debate has
reached Art Fouks, leader of
the U.B.C. Parliamentary Forum.
The debate will be held in
January for the McGoun
Trophy — symbolic of Western
University debating supremacy.
One of the following topics will be
chosv n   by   debating   officials:
1.—That implement of tho Rowell
Commission Report be shelved until
tho   end  of  thc  war.
2.—Some sort of federal union ol
tho   English   speaking   democracies.
3.—That a League of Nations comprising North and South America be
4.—-That the recommendation of the
Rowell Commission regarding tho
Social Services should at once be
implemented by tho necessary legislation.
g.—That a complete Anglo-American Union offers the best hope for
world   peacs   after   the   present   war.
(j.—That the recognition of a system
o£ international law enjoying a prl-
nracy to national law oilers tho best
hope   of   permanent   world   peace.
First Mixer
Proves Hit
College spirit—huge bucket-
fuls of it, oozed from the great
ballroom of Brock Hall Saturday night to inaugurate the first
in a series of mixer dances
sponsored by A.M.U.S. for students of all faculties.
Brock Hull was filled to capacity
with an entertainment-thirsty throng
who entered into the spirit of he
Mixer wih a zest that surprised even
Sandy Nash. Artsmen's prexy, who
arrong-ed   the   affair.
Noticeable feature of tho mixer
was tho crowd — which wasn't
the type that usually attends
dances. They were a good-natured, happy-go-lucky, bunch of
students who believe In Inexpensive entertainment and aren't
afraid to enter Into the spirit of
the   occasion.
A tall dark gentleman by the name
of Dick Greenwood acted as master of ceremonies, dividing thc groups
into "Jails" which composed theiv
own yells and son's and cheered their
members on thc victory in various
games which were held between
Siil Poulton. his music. his saxophone- and hi.s songs reached a nev.'
peak during thu evening. Although
.he- atl'air was forced to cUsse at miel-
night, far-seeing officials commenced
it early anel gave the- crowd mor.
than   their   money's   worth.
There'll   be   another   Mixer   in    two
weks,     and     the     only     thing     that'
worrying      Sandy      Nash      is       where-
ihey're   going   to   put   all   the   people
who   come.
Science  Class
Holds Party
On   Th arsday
The traditional Science Red will
make one of its semi-annual emer-
.-n.es   from   laboratories   and   lectures
n Thursday night, when the Science-
men act as hosts at their annual
Science-   Class   Party   in   Brock   Hall.
The Executive of the Science Men's
Undergraduate- Society, consisting of
Flex Parker, John Beatty. Stanley Har-
is, John Drynclsori anel James Robinson, assisted by the class officers
Charles Parker, Mackinnon Buck.
Roleert Potkins. and Oliver Walling
.re   in   charge   of   the   arrangements.
Consenting to act as patrons for
die dance arc Dean and Mrs. J.
Noriscn Finlayson. Professor and
Mrs. H. M. Mcllroy. Major and Mrs.
A. H. Finlay, Mr. and Mrs. Archie
Fecbles. Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Smith,
and   Or.   and   Mrs.   H.   C.   Gunning.
ISegro Basso Will Sponsor
SPC Paul Robeson  Cluh
To most students Paul Robeson is a name in lights, but to
seven members of the U. B. C. Social Problems Club, who chatted with htm before he boarded a plane out of Vancouver, Friday, thc giant negro singer is a very real person.
Paul Robe-son couldn't come out to
the campus Friday because of limited
time. Mt- was forced to cancel a
iuiv/'.vecn cns.agcmicnt al thc Univers-
ity owing to changes in his itinerary.
Du',. he didn't leave without a glimpse
of Univ. rsity life, for fie phoned out
to t!-e campus and asked Sheitah
U'lVhinsnn. S.C.M. secretary, to brine,
,. to   sIumcilIs   ou;   to   see   hitn.
.V the ivriinrl. the S.P.C. members found the negro basso affable
and ready to make conversation.
Ho told them of his friendship
wilh Klchai-d Wright, author of the
l)cs(: seller "Native Son" which depicts the plight of thc U. S. negro,
and revealed that Wright ls working on u dramatization of his hook.
When tho students told him of their
intention   of   forming   a   Paul   Robeson
tub on the- campus, hs- said he would
he- more than happy to sponsor such
an   Organization.
Then    as    the      propellors     on      the
T.C.A.   piano  whirred,   the  giant   singer
aboard,    anrl    wilh    a    wave    el'
hand    bid    goodbye    to    Vancouver
:    tlv    students    of    the    University
British   Columbia.
"* A ■**>*
A       ^?P**
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Covered with blood and gore, member:.' of tho student council are shown
above taking a beating at tho hands of the Publications Board Wonder Team
which has never yet lost a game. This year's game will be fought Friday in
tho Gym.    Admission will be ono cent.
Clean-Up Campaign
Everybody Passes  Buck
On Garbage Can Issue
The annual Clean-Up Campaign has begun, but what is
going to be done or who is going to do it or when it will be
done, nobody knows.
Take, for instance, Bob Bonner, of the Students' Council.
When I asked him what was being done about garbage cans,
he gaped blankly, and finally expostulated with all the Bonner
lucidity, "Oh, but that's not our business. You'll have to see
the administration authorities about that. Besides, we can't
teach the students manners!"
So I thanked him, what for I
still don't know, and picked my
way gingerly between broken rnkc
bottles anil burnt almond papers
to the Administration building to
interview the "Administration
I    . ;-' .roeched   one     >.'   the   soc"eta-aos
am!    asked     if    she    or    0 a    Registrar
knew   anything   of   ths    n. v.    t,t.,.b:u<(.
cans    for    tho    Clean-Up   C nrne.'gn.
"I'm   sorry,    what   did   you    say? '
'Garbage   cans,"   I   bellowed.
"Yes,   you'll   find   some   in   the   caf,"
she   said   and   started   off   disgustedly
"Hey,   I   moan,  do  you   know   if   ouy
more waste   baskets  have   been ordered?"
"Tho Bursar does all thc ordering,
see   him,"   sho   replied.
Se> I hied me to thc Bursar's office.
"I'm from the Ubyss-ey," I explained.
"Can you toll me if any new garbage
receptacles have been bought lately
for     the     Clean-Up     Campaign?"        I
don't think she ever heard of the
Ubyssey and I'm still not sure if she
understood what I meant by garbage
receptacles. Finally, after quizzing
several other harassed .vecretarics. she
found that no cans had boc-n ordered.
"Vou don't know who is in charge
of   getting   them?"
"No." she said, backing up with a
pitying look in her eyes. "Try tlie
I phoned the President's office, recited my little piece and waited. "Dr.
Klinck has nothing to report. Lumsden is in charge of that." I gasped
a vague thonk-you ond dropped the
After all thot. I was back where I
started   from.
Students heartily agree with the
idea of a Campus Clean-Up Campaign, Aggies have already begun, but
what support have thoy? If there is
no organization ond co-operation a-
mong the "Authorities" what can a
pool- undergrad bo expected to do to
keep   his   campus   clean?
Will   Discuss  War  Aid
At AMS Meeting Wed.
Council To Ask Student Ratification Of
Waiver Plan; 11:30 Lectures Cancelled
Plans to aid the Red Cross Campaign will be discussed
when student gather in the Auditorium tomorrow to attend the first ^special Alma Mater Meeting of the term. The
meeting will start at 12 noon as 11:30 lectures have been
Students' Council announces that the contribution to the
Red Cross will be made directly instead of to the Patriotic Service Appeal Drive, which is now under way. The students
will be asked to endorse a campaign whereby they will waive
two dollars of their caution money for the Red Cross.
Students Wait
Board Action
On Brock   Ha
Evidence that Brock Hall
will soon be opened for evening
use has been given to the Ubyssey by members of the Students' Council.
Councillors report that the Board of
Governors is co-operating with the
Students' Council "with remarkable
Union College and Anglican College are known to favor the late closing since it offers them a facility for
social life in the evenings.
Scientific sampling of the opinions of the U.B.C. student body
reveal ten to one majority In favour of thc late closing of Brock
"If the building is not going to be
used more frequently, it should be
torn clown and remodelled Into a
swimming pool," states Maury van
Vliet.   athletic   director.
When interviewed in the lounge of
Brock Hall, two taxpayers stated that
they were emphatically in favor of tho
late-  closing.
The debate scheduled for this Wednesday will be held on Thursday due
to the calling of tho A.M.S. meeting
for Wednesday. The topic i-; Resolved; "That in pe-acelim-e the notions
of tlie world should adopt a policy
of   free   trade."
The speaker for the affirmative is
Fred Middloton, member of the Music
a I Society. For the negative the Leader
will be Leonarel Korsch, member of
Sid Poultoti's orchestra, and hold"r
of a silver award for debating. The
debate   will   be   in   Aggie   100   at   12:30.
In spiti- of difficulties due to military training lectures, which crowd
most club activities into Wednesday
aoons. th-e Parliame-ntary Forum is
. onducling an extensive program this
year. Re-gular    Forum    debates    aro
hedd   evc-ry    two   wereks.
The Forum is also representing
U.B.C. in tlie Vancouver Debating
League, whieh is comprised of the
Junior Board if Trade, the Vancouver Speakers' Club, the Law Stu-
senls, the Young Consorval ives.
U.B.C. and possibly the Young
Liberal;-.. U.B.C. will participate in
l.'.i. debates thi : fall, both to bo held
on    the-   Cam'.ats   if    possible.
llll .r-coll' •'a'o end 111 ■ hi -lor;.-
Met a un Cup d. 1 at- - '.I .. I'.-rn'. p.u I
of    Ihe    Forum's   activities'..
Dr.C. A. Dunning
Gains Degree
At Queens
Dr. C. A. Dunning was honoured
with the degree of LL.D. and installed
as tho Chancellor of Queen's University last week during an impressive
After he had been presented by tho
Vicc-Chancellor. Dr. W. E. McNeill to
Principal R. C. Wallace, he was
awarded the degree, and hooded by
Dr. A. L. Clark, Dean of the Faculty
of Science.
Ho then took the oath of fidelity:
"1, Charles Avery Dunning, undertake
in tlie strength which God give unto
me to perform to thc best of my ability the duties of Chancellor of Queen's
University; and I promise as highest
officer of this University to defend
its rights and promote its welfare."
The Chancellor was then robed by
the representatives of the University
Council in a solemn ceremony, and
gave  his  address.
Death of David Bryan, student
at the University during thc 1940-
-II session and prominent member
of the Parliamentary Forum was
simimim-rd lute last night. Bryan
died from burns contracted while
working In a Ninth Vancouver
TEN  CENTS       |
The reds have arrived at Varsity! No, not the Communists
nor the Sciencemen, but the
Student  Directories.
There will be no more frantic
thumbing through pages and pages
of meaningless names for the one
that really means something. The
directory has removed all this unnecessary trouble, ond all there i.s
to do is to open this handy booklet
and turn immediately to the name
wanted. That is. if the name is
known. The directory e'loes not
guarantee to supply the phone numbers of people whose names ore a
mystery   to   the   looker-upper.
The   directories   are  available   at
thc Alma Mater office on payment
of   the   grand   sum   of   ten   cents.
They are a campus MUST, nnd no
student can  be without  one.
When    getting    yours,   look    for   the
reel    booklet    with    the    picture    of    a
charming   co-ed   on   the   cover.
Many suggestions have been handed to Dorothy Hircl, President of the
W.U.S..   to  boost  tlio   campaign.
Tho Idea of a weekly "Self-
denial" day has received great acclaim us the Students prepare to
do without their sokes und to deposit their nickles In the different coloured boxes representing
their respective faculties.
Proceeds of many activities will be
donated to swell the campaign.
Students on the campus now
have a chance to participate actively
in the drive by conU-lbuting individually   to  this  great  cause.
Monday. November 11th, has
been proclaimed Remembrance-
nay. The University will be
closed   on   that   day.
All lectures and laboratories*
. will be cancelled from 11:30
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
November 6th, to permit the
holding of an Alma Mater Society meeting to consider the
question af conducting a campaign to raise funds for the Red
Free Film Fest
In   Auditorium
For Thursday
On Thursday afternoon, 3:30
—5:00, six films will be presented FREE in the Auditorium by the Film Society.
Two of the films have been loaned
through the courtesy of the School
Board. They are: "Heart of an Empire", which shows London from the
angle of St. Jam-es's Pork and the
main administrative centres of thc
city, and will be of interest to students of modern history, and "Shakespeare's Country", which Is specially
appropriate for students of English 9.
Th-e first one is a sound film, the
second Is silent.
Four  of  tlie   films  are   being shown
through the courtesy  of  the  National
Film  Society   and   the  University  Department   of   Extension.    They   ore:
"Let's Go Skiing,"  a sound  picture   of   skiing   among   the    vast
mountnln peaks, surrounding beautiful   Skokl   Valley   In   Banff   National Park.    There nre some wonderful   downhill   runs   and   scenes
showing   skiing   technique.     Members of tho Outdoors Club will be
"Teddy Bears' Picnic", one of the
best 16 mm. films to come to Vancouver, is a most delightful picture foi-
professors   and   students   alike.
The Botany Department has also
been considered, and the r"it:il. is a
film in natural color abjut wild
spring   flower's.
The last film is yet to be decided,
but whatever it is. juelg'.ng from the
ott.-ers.   it  should   be   interest ing
TSHneteen'Year~Old Scholar
Youngest To Receive MeA,
At an age when most students are matriculating from High
School, Samuel Rothstein, nineteen year old Russian-born
genius, reoeived his second degree from the University of British Columbia. <s,_	
Chancellor R. E. McKechnie conferred the degree of Muster of
Arts upon young Rothstein Inst
Wednesday, giving him the distinction of being the youngest
"Muster" In thc history of the
.St lemnly Rothstein arose from tlie
blue and gold cu- hinn at 1 lie- fin t ot'
I', lie Chancellor, rcuuiv. d his T'.aclul-
! or'.-, lauil. and received in its steal
! the blue hood < I" the Master.
'      Autuii'si    coug. og.at ion    e ndeil    Roth-
stein's brilliant career as n student
on this campus. This January he
will go south to tho University of
California whe-re he will begin work
on his Doctor's degree. Uis ambition
is to bc-comc- a professor of modern
Unie. rsity authorities granted special r"iT.ii i.m to Rothstoin lo enable him to enter U.IVC. classrooms
at the age of 1-1. Since then, hi- has
received first, clas-s standing' ever.
-.I'.'.r, winnitu; the- Shaw Memorial
Scholarship   in   his   second   year. Page Two 	
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Red Croaa Campaign
Tuesday, November 5th, 1940
An Alma Mater meeting is to be held
Wednesday noon to determine this University's
contribution to the Canadian Red Cross. All
lectures from 11:30 to 12:30 Wednesday noon
have been cancelled to allow all the students
to attend this meeting. From the discussions
and arguments around the campus on the question of raising this money, it appears that a
good deal of interest has been created, and a
large attendance at the meeting is very likely.
Numerous suggestions and objections as to the
method of raising this money will be forthcoming at the meeting which should be by no
means a dull one.
There may be some objection from students who are unable to afford any extra expenses that such a campaign on the campus
is not entirely fair, or from others that everybody's parents are already paying as much to
the Red Cross as his family can easily afford.
Such may be true, but this campaign will have
to involve some self-sacrifice. In relation to
many parts of the world, we are not suffering
greatly: we are carrying on almost normally,
only lightly affected so far by the war: in fact
we are about as far fror* the centre of war as
it is possible to be right now. The sacrifice
here and there each week of a show or of an
extra bottle or two of soft drinks, is not, after
all, a heavy burden to bear.' We can do it without much trouble to ourselves.
In this connection, we believe that the
suggestion of the Women's Undergraduate Society for a "Self-Denial Day" each week is an
excellent idea. If enough students can be
reached each week, the women should be able
to raise quite a sum of money, for no one will
miss a nickel a week.
At the meeting Wednesday, the suggestion that waivers again be used will no doubt
be raised. Waivers is the old stand-by for
raising a large sum of money without great
objection by the students. They are not entirely popular, of course, but they are certainly the best means of raising a good sum to start
out the fund. Without waivers, it would be
impossible to set a very high objective. Twenty-
five hundred dollars is a sum that is often
mentioned as a possible objective. If anything,
this figure seems a bit low, although last year
only a little more than one thousand dollars
■was raised. But it is a different -world this
The Waiver campaign when it is approved
-will last for the rest of this week. Next week,
the "Self-Denial Day" ■will begin with a pep-
meet, and will be continued every Wednesday
thereafter till a definite sum is reached or interest dies out completely. A play by the
Players' Club, the Arts Mixers, and probably
other social events will all contribute to the
common fund. There is no definite time limit
to the campaign, but this disadvantage may be
overcome by the enthusiasm of the workers
in the campaign. If the objective is reached
and surpassed, the campaign will of course be
A great many organizations on the campus
are already participating in organizing this
campaign. As students, let us get behind it
with all our energy and enthusiasm. We have
to set the example for Vancouver and the rest
of the province. We may be leaders of the
province in years to come, and the people are
already looking to us for some degree of leadership. We have been given a better opportunity than many others of our own age, but
with these opportunities go definite responsibilities. An enthusiastic campaign for the
Red Cross out here at the Unversity will do
more than anything else to establish us in the
favour of the people. We must set an example
At British Columbia, something we have not
r.lways done in the past.
The  Mummery
By Jabex
The University Student takes quite a buffeting at the hands of the press, during his
four or five year stretch. In the downtown
papers, he is repeatedly assailed by a horde of
disagreeable people who 'write in letters to the
editor, and who sign themselves as "Outraged",
or "Christian", or "Oldtimer". They are apparently fhe droolings of Vancouver's group of
mongrel moguls, who class themselves as Self-
made Men. They are self-made alright — of
modern design: sprawling, with a bay in front,
a garage behind, and an unfinished attic, upstairs.
Then, to make things worse, the Student
is booted about journalistically by his own
paper. People are always screaming at him,
1 telling him he is slovenly in his care of the
campus, indifferent towards the affairs of student government, etc.
Well, let's do something about these hunks
of beef. Look. The next time you see somebody cluttering up the campus with cigarette
butts, lunch papers, sorority women, etc., stop,
look him up and down slowly, shake your head
disgustedly, and go:
"TSK !    TSK !    TSK !"
Come on, now, let's all get behind this
thing. It may not keep the place clean, but
it will be good exercise for the gums, and thus
will help Canada's War Effort.
As for the current apathy toward student
government, or the Students' Council, as it is
coming to be known, let's modernize the
A.M.S. meetings.
Instead    of   hanging   out    the    Mamooks'
bleary  signs,   why   not   hang   out   the  equally
bleary Mamooks?    Put a banner across their
chests, something like:
Then, at 12:30, put Harmer ih front of the
Auditorium   Building,   and   let   him   beat   his
drum.    Run out half a dozen delectable co-eds,
dressed in sheets.     (It might be a good idea to
blindfold   Harmer   at  this   point.)      Stand   the
babes   on   a  platform   with   a   barker,   (Fouks
would make a good one)   and have him suck
in the undergraduates with a spiel of this kind:
"Step  up!     Step   up!     Positively  the
only girl show on the campus!    You show
your pass,   and  these  gorgeous  creatures
show you the rest!    Forget your C.O.T.C.
lectures,   men   —   these   charming   chicks
will teach you all you want to know about
contour lines!    They will make some motions that you will second with enthusiasm!
"As  an  added  attraction,   and  at  no
extra  cost  see  Happy   Lumsden  and  the
Eerie Eight, never before viewed by human eyes!    They walk!    They talk!    Are
they alive?    Not at these prices, but it's
fun to be fooled!
"Watch McTavlsh as he tries to balance the budget! They call him 'The Human Seal!'
"Soothe your tired optics with the
sight of Bolduc taking down her minutes!
You will want to dance in the aisles!
"Bonner, Tremblay, and Nash, 'The
Lotus Larks', will rend that old favorite,
'Let Me Buy a Bond, Lummy Dear!'
"Music will be furnished by Kid Poultry and His Corn-Fed Clucks.
"Step up!    Step up!    Step up!" 	
With that routine, they would have to use
ropes to keep the crowds back. There wouldn't
be enough sciencemen left in their buildings
to keep up the stench. Fresh air would creep
in, and they would be days getting it out again.
But, doggone it, I want to see Harmer
beating his drum. Somebody ought to suggest
it at the next meeting, provided his insurance
premiums are all paid up.
* * Hn >>t
N.B.—We are offering 11 to 4 odds on the
election results. Call in at Ye Olde Elections
Results Shoppe, 55 E. Pender, and ask for
Maizie. If you get an answer, nobody will be
more surprised than myself.
Here's the way we dope 'em:
No. of States
Roosevelt  35 (including Georgia)
Willkie  13 (including Oregon)
Taft     0 (including Mrs. Taft)
Lumsden     0  (including Amusement Tax)
!   C.U.P.  Editor,  Queen's  Journal
(A C.U.P. Release)
We sec by Ihu papers 1hat. the
lovely Madeleine Carroll came to
McGiil and gave a lecture to the
students of English 4. Sweet and
beautiful ui'j tho fruits of publicity
for Miss Carroll's latest picture. Wc
could even ^el. up with a smite fur
an eight o'clock lecture, these bane.,
of eur existence, for a .-..dure froiu
her. But think of the horrible .shuck
when you ,.;o to the next lecture and
leave Parudi s.e for this workaday
* #    *    *
The sophomore -engineers at
Queen's had a novel idea for their
clanco. They had a "lead tho band"
contest, in which oil the would-be
maestros at the danc-j had a chance
to assert their subconscious selves
and lead the band in any way and
style they liked. Three guys and two
£;als look part, and the winner was
chosen by popular vot-j. One fellow
did not give the down beat at the
beginning, and the band did not begin, leavig him gesticulating. After
this they waited for the bond to begin befot-o their self-expression began. Another maestro led the band
up tp o thunderous climax and
stopped, only to find the bond playing on, The winner was a male.
\ Inor Roy Hutton, who strutted,
stomped and Mae Wested his hips
for   all  he   was   worth.
* *    •    •
A writer in the Toronto Varsity
comments on the sad state of the
English language when it falls Into
the rough hands of the Army. He
asks what one Is to make of such
gibberish as "Slope Hipes!" and
"Ord-sr Tuh". And he concludes by
saying could anyone be blamed for
not understanding "Stummacheese"?
So far the worst your reporter has
encountered is "Stand at Hlze", and
the old familiar "Heft, hip., heft,
hlpe." But it's getting serious, arid
something   will   have    to    be     done
about  it.
*    *    *    *
Peole will do all kinds of labor
for the fun of it on Hallowe'en. At
McGiil some students dug th_ pillars
of the Roddick Gate out of their
concrete foundations and laced them
at another entrance to the University.
No onv saw this weird work being
carried out by tho light of the moon,
and as the clock on the gate was
stopped at midnight, there is a strong
suspicion     that     supernatural     forces
were   at   work.
* *     *     *
Co-eds all across Canada ar_ taking St. John Ambulance training, so
possibly some experiences at McGiil
will have some point. It seems that
the "patient" has to be exactly that,
for they are pushed and pulled mercilessly, and have to remind their
bandagers that sympathy is one of
the rules of the game. Judging from
some of the struggles, it must be one
of   th.   hardest   to  learn.
* *    *    •
There seems to be spreading across
this fair land a blot that is known as
"knee socks." This plague manifests
itself on the legs of co-eds. It was
rumored in the McGiil Daily that
they were cooked up by "Mademoiselle" and Harper's bizarre "Bazaar." Be that as it may, the Toronto
Varsity mode its own "Gallup" poll
of male opinion on the campus.
"Childish, sloppy and uncomplimentary" said most of the men queried.
In this they follow the example oi'
the men at U. of B.C. Some of the
comments made were "They look
like little R-od Riding Hoods running
around the campus" and "They'll be
wearing pigtails next." One man believed that they were a form of
freshette initiation. Little diet he
know   of   feminine   psychology.
Well, to mix metaphors, now thot
we've sown tbe whirlwind, we await
the   deluge.
Washington Students Favor
Students at the University of Washington swerved in their opinion this week
as Wendell Willkie led a Gallup poll on
the campus outdistancing Roosevelt 1008
to 767.
Editor Don Brazier of the Washington
Dally pointed out that the poll meant
nothing outside of the fact that the Willkie
machine was an efficient one at the University. He pointed out that only 20 per
cent of the students had voted.
Student Opinion
The  Editor,
The   Ubyssv-y.
Dear  Sir:
I was glad to see Mr| Lloyd Williams' letter upon the restricted use
at present of the Carnegie Foundation recordings. As Mr. Williams
sugg'.'.sted. why couldn't a room beset aside in the Brock building where
; tudeuts could play these records at
any time? The room could be under
the general supervision of the Proctor, with responsible students handling' thc machine. If necessary a
siiiiiller   gramophone   eould   be   used.
If this cannot be done, a recital
should   be   held   every   noon   so   that
«£>in the course of a year students who
do not have to be coaxed into attending by "popular" music may hear
some of th-e less frequently heard
works, such as Beethoven's Ninth
Symphony, or his quartette. Holding more concerts would also enable
those attending military lectures to
enjoy   thes-e   recordings.
Im. identaily, when will recordings
be- borrowed in the same way as
library books? Better to let these
records be worn out and 'in us_ than
to   become   mildewed   in their   folders.
Yours  very   truly,
(Signed)    Wilfred   Watson.
Just Out!
All Students Addresses
And Phone  Numbers
Alma   Mater
THE  BEST  MILK   CHOCOLATE  MADE Tuesday, November 5th, 1940
Page Three
\Mary Ann's Rivals
Last week I decide1 to see if a
box of Purdy's Chocolates would
really make my girl friend. Josie,
appreciate.- me, and they did, why,
she even invited me over to her
palace for dinner, and her mother
sure i.s a good cook, much better
than me landlady. I think I'll try-
that chocolate approach again, because Purdy's, 675 Granville, sure
make swell candy, even if we did
have to use most of it up to bribe
Josio's  little brother to scram.
# *    #    *
I didn't tell you about the n-ew
shipment of shoes they have at
Stacy's. 762 Granville, did I?. They're
the real collegiate style, without being sloppy, and if there's anything we
men hate on girls, it's sloppy shoes,
College spirit, I guess that's what it
is is a wonderful thing. Like f'rin-
stance, when a Psi U member of the
Mus Soc meets a cut. litle freshette
member, and takes her out, a Phi
Kap falls for her, and when he introduces her around, the president
falls harder than ever. The last we
heard, he's still got it bad. Tlie
shoes at Stacy's are only $3.95, too,
Josie soys they have the cutest pumps
—girls use the funniest words, don't
they?—with furniture heels.
*    *    *    •
Josie is trying to persuade me to
take dancing lessons at the Alma
Academy, from Maynard Orpen. She
needn't make cracks about my dancing. I'm a very good dancer. But
Josie wants to go to the Science
Party, too, which shows you how
dumb girls are. Imagine me, a responsible Artsman, going to trjot
Brawl. However, maybe I'll be big-
hearted and take her to the Alma,
because they have lessons and fun,
too, from 7:30 till 11 p.m. Besides
the crowd Is all going. Sort of killing two birds with one stone. It'a
the special night for college studenU,
* *    *    *
Gee, those Sciencemen are tough,
Mary Ann was telling me of one that
she heard of—I don't know how a
girl would find out stuff like that—
anyway, the president of Science '41
is awfully worrl-ed about his blond
roommate from Victoria. He won't
take a bath, even on threat of being
put in Mary Ann. I should think
that any red-blooded mon would
cringe at that threat—imagine being
in a girls' column. So I'm giving
him a break and putting him in here.
Th-a president of Sc. '41 figures that
the reason is because he kissed his
girl friend and doesn't want to wash
lt off. Fun, eh. Good excuse too . .
(Continued   next   Column)
Fresh mam Freddie
Writes Home To Pa
Just    so   everything    will    be
"Just So", when ordering corsages,    bouquets    or    beautiful
flowers    for   any   occasion   at  ■
reasonable  prices,  call—
Joe Brown  (Arts '23), Mgr.
& CO. LTD.
665 Granville Street
Stationers and  Printers
Dear   Pa: <§>
You know, I bet you and Ma would
be proud of me now. I'm a real
soldier like In the picture of "The
Retreat from Moscow" on the llvlng-
room wall at Old Dead Cow, only
moro chcerful-liko and with all my
clothes and   no  snow.
Sure began to feel ashamed of myself. Pa, you know I'm an awful
conceited guy. The other night I
comes hom-e and on my bed there's a
book called "How to Win Friends
and Influence People" and it tells me
how popular guys are that listen to
other guys and don't talk about
themselves. 'Course. I don't see how
anyone would talk at all if (hey did
like this Cornegie (that's the name
of the Joe what writes this book)
sez but I decid-ed that this time, I'll
sacrifice my natural Instincts and
talk  obout the army  instead  of me.
Anyway, Pa, it sure reminds me  of
when   I   used   to   be   leader    of    the
Skunk Patrol  in the   boy scouts.
Remember   Pa,   when   me   and
Stinky  Joe and  the other skunks
caught  tho  bootlegger   Indians  In
tho  bear trap at Old Dead Cow?
Those sure were the days — sometimes Pa, I think things are pretty
slow down here.   Gee, Pa, nothing
exciting has happened to mo since
I went to fraternity pledging tho
other night when they all hits me
so   hard  to  teach  me   submission
of  spirit   that  I  gets  sore  and   I
lights out  and socks a guy what
hits me a bit harder than the rest.
So all the? other Joes rushes  at me
and cuts out a big clump of my heair.
Now,   Pa,   I   don't   mind   them  doing
that   because   I'm   not   selfish   and   I
knows   I   have    pretty    good-looking
hair   and   I   guess   maybe   I   deserves
lt,    But what worries me, Pa, is that
I saw the classiest  looking babe last
week and maybe she'd like me better
with   all   my  hair,  tho'   I knows  I'm
pretty  good  anyway.
See, Pa, I'm walking thrue the Caf,
carrying a cup of coffe-a for one of
my new fraternity brothers tho
sometimes I think that if they had
ben my real brothers, some of them
wouldn't have lived as long as they
have? But just now? Pa, I sees it's
wise to be one of the boys ond smile
oil over my face when they moke me
bend   over   so  that   they   can   hit   me
on th-e strategic point. You know,
sort of like ivhat • the schoolteacher at Old Dead Cow does when
the trustees' horses run over his
prize pumpkins.
Anyway, Pa. here I am walking
thru the Calf, balancing the coffee
and trying to look as if I wasn't
looking at the blonde who is leering
at the Joes at the next table when I
falls over someone's legs flat on my
face   on   tho  floor,
After about ten engineers hud
walked till over ine, I raises my
bend till I'm on a level with thc
tinkles of the legs I fell over. And
say Pn, they sure encourages me
and I feel so good thnt I gets right
up nnd uftcr I really see her I
feel good nil over. Sort of like
I felt when I drove Stinky Joe's
racing cur down the main street
of Old Dead Cow.
'Course, she tells me she's sorry one!
is real friendly. So I buys her coffee
and throws in some doughnuts because in the Calf, guys get ordinary
gols coke but if they really want to
polish the opple they throes In some
grub—moi*> impressive like. Even
tho sometimes the Joes have to walk
home then becous-e they have no bus
Tho sometimes, I'd rather walk myself. I remember. Pa, when I was
first here, I'm standing up on the
bus and there's a girl standing on
each of my feet, 'cause it's crowded
but I remembers what Ma told me
about being polite so I let them stay,
kind of smiling 'cause I'm lonely and
•even brunettes looked pretty good to
me then.
I was just getting In there like
a   burglar  and  I  was  telling  her
about how I had no cur and she
was telling me that I could borrow
hers If I took her out when I guess
a Scienceman must have overheard
because he leers at her and moves
over In his seat about V* ol an inch
so she can alt down and he tells
her how well he can drive, being
a   Mechanical   engineer   and   she
forgets all about me.   But say, Pa,
my bunion sure remembers her.
So now Pa, I  knows two things for
sure—that love sure is grand and thot
the   only   way  to  get   anywhere   in  it
is  to  be  an  Enginer.
Fruit Salad
Pat Keatley
Theologs Travel
North  and  West
For Sum mer Joba
A hard summer in missionary work
has failed to dilute the zeal of five
young theological students who have
returned to Anglican College on the
U.B.C. campus for further academic
Farthest-travelled are Charles
Bryce and Joseph Ellis who returned
from the Yukon. At Carcross and
Champagne, Y.T., they worked among
the Indians and Eskimos, spending
the summer 100 miles from the nearest white man.
Ted Scott, U.B.C. graduate, served
as engineer, deck hand, and assistant at Sunday services on the mission boat "Northern Cross. Canneries, sawmills, Premier and Big
Missouri mines were among the ports
of call, which included four lighthouses   near   th-e   borders   of   Alaska.
Douglas Ford, now in his final
year's work toward fhe L.Th., ossist-
ed the Rev. E. W. S. Gilbert in Maple
Ridge parish, ond was in full charge
for a month during his senior's absence, as well as handling the Stave
Falls   area.
Herbert Oklfield found himself in
Alberta, where he had sole charge
of a mission covering 500 square
miles near the border. He travelled
120 miles by motorcycle on Sundays
in  order  to  reach  his  parishioners.
that is, it depends on the girl friend,
of course. Th-e Suzette Shoppe, 886
Howe, have the smoothest collection
of gadgets. Josie got a Uttle necklace, which she wants to go to the
Science Bail for, so she can show It
off. They've got some other ones,
made of wood and hemp in ail shapes
artel figures. Of course not as nice
as  Josie's.
*    *    *    *
I'm sure glad I'm not a Science-
man, because they all shore their
girl friends more than the Mus Soc
crowd does. One moustachecl engineer asked the cutest girl to Homecoming, and one of his brothers
nabbed her and took her out the next
night. Imagine being in o frat if
they do thos things, and they all
seem to. I'd sure hate to have the
other guys making sheep's eyes at
Josie. Of course, she'd probably lovo
it , girls are the queerest things.
Sometimes I wonder if I hadn't better devote my life to work, instead of
to Josie. She spends her time raving
about the new pottery lapel ornaments and necklaces at Suzette's.
Some of th-em are strung on a hemp
rope to go around her neck, and I
will admit they do look classy.
Specially on Josie.
To the one who Is confused as to
where one pays a dollar down on this
year's TOTEM, here is a hint: go to
Brock Hall and seek out the Pub
It is downstairs at the north end
of the building. Enter the Pub and
enquire timidly if this is where one
orders a TOTEM. Then any one of a
number of things may happen: (1) A
glazed voice asks, "H-have you really
g-got a dud-dollar?" (2) Or It ls taken
for granted that one has, and immediately becomes the vortex of a whirling maelstrom of "I saw him firsts".
After the scrimmage, one is left
clutching  a  receipt.
One point is emphasized in this
year's Totem sales policy; only Totems
for which ono dollar has been paid In
advonco will be printed. For this
reason students are urged t-» ensure
themselves of obtaining the 1941 Totem
by coming into the Pub office NOW
to plank down that gold dust, that
heavy green, that necessary wherewithal!.
To Receive Honorary
Degree At Toronto
TORONTO, October 28, (C.U.P.) —
The Earl of Athlone, Governor-Gen-
_ral of Canada, will have conferred
upon him the Honorary degree of
LL.D. at a special convocation Ceremony in Convocation Hall at the
University of Toronto on November
Although details of the ceremony
have not been completed, President
Cody hopes to have a special guard
of  honour  formed  from  the   C.O.T.C.
This will be the flrst official visit
to the campus of the University of
Toronto. He will be accompanied by
Princess   Alice.
(Continued from Page 1)
baby   th-e   modern   way—mix   Geesil's
Goo  with  his  gin  today.)
Big Block Bombers Toddy (Hot)
Tremblay and Jeem Harmer have
flown over the Pub dropping incendiaries in attempts to burn the Ubyssey files for the last ten years which
tell how the men of Thoth have always defeated the Dirty Nine. However, cold editorial stares, used to
quell cub reporters, soon extinguished the   blaze.
The Tin Gods' Treasurer, Peter J.
McTavlsh, In a last deserate effort
to   balance  his   budget,  anounces that
Celluloid Plums
Have you seen Russian parachute
troops  In  action?
Would you like to see u movie
et' the Nazis Invading Norway, of
Belgium and Holland fulling before the .oii.-ucror? You enn, ns
a mutter of fnct, because there nre
several reels showing just those
things. Tho movies, colled In their
big aluminum tins, arrived the
other day, and hnve been put ln
the files of the Extension Department.
If you're reading your Ubyssey in
the Caf, then those movies, which
you want to see, are in cold storage
just over head. ,,_ you ever see
them in o million years? Not unless
the students do  something about  it.
I went up to see Len Chatwin In
the Extension Department visual education   service.
"Current events?" he said, "oh yes,-
we've, got stacks of motion pictures
on the war, including air raids," he
added, waving his hand in the direction of files. Most of them are out
on  loan.
These  topical   movies have only been
acquired from the Dominion Government's film services by the Extension
Department,    yet   they   have   already
been   snopped   up  by   various   groups
in  scattered  communities  in  B.C.
Surely It wouldn't be too much
to expect the U.B.C. undergraduates to stir themselves to the extent
of arranging a showing.
Rental amounts to exactly 50 cents;
total   energy   required   would   be   a
trip up to Extension to get the thing,
down    the   stairs,    across   the   foyer,
and up to the Auditorium projection
Remember   its   not   the   business   of
Extension  to see  that  we  treat  ourselves  to   this   entertainment.
Biggest plum awaiting us is 'On
Guard for Thee", which, if we could
just get together and rent it, would
be a flrst showing in Vancouver.
Three reels long, it wos hardly dry
in the government's laboratories in
Ottawa before it was despatched west
to us. It has just arrived, and is
available to us for a premiere showing.
It shows Canada's war effort in 1914
and 1940, Canadian troops overseas,
arms manufacture, German troops invading the Lowlands, the collapse of
France, Canadian industrial expansion, and total war.
This   is   just   sitting   there   in   the
Of course, maybe we just don't
give   a.     With   our   Jaded   appetites  we  can't  be expected  to alt
around   and  watch  a  tame  thing
like a llfe-and-death struggle between    nations.      We're    sophisticates, we are.    Besides, the movie
Is a whole month old, anyway.
Let's  skip   the   irony.
Let's  just  remember  that   these  are
modern     screenings,     complete     with
sound,  and we con have them in out-
own  theatre.
Moybe some of us didn't get around
te> seeing the Royal Visit official motion picture, taken when the Kiny
and Queen were by this way. It
showed at a downtown theatre. Now
we've got it on file. Is that as far as
it's   going   to   get?
Rental is $3.00. It is 8 reels long,
ono and a half hours with Their
Majesties   across   the   Dominion.
For the further information of the
non-adjed, there are available movies
on Franco's victory in Spain, sinking
a submarine, units of the British
fleet patrolling the Mediterranean,
and an aeroplane movie; colled
"Wings  over   the   Empire."
The fact that we have these is a
tribute to the up-to-the-minute program of the Extension Department.
Remember, It cuts no ice with Extension whether we bother to use
these films or not. There's a big
enough call for them already from
all over B.C.
Without being smug about it, this
bureau has a nice Uttle thought to
put across. Just that over-quoted
piece of Latin which garnishes out-
coat of arms. It happens to be particularly appropriate, taking either of
th-? occepteel translations, in reference
to  the   film  facilities.
1. Its,'   Yours.
2. It's   up  to   You.
And thot, stoodent body, introduces
the fighters. In this corner—Student
Initiative, and in this corner—Student
Inertia. Would it be too much to
hope for a movie before the week
is out?
Mitd. SOO
tltl-ar TV of pLO VIRGINIA
tobaooo   or   1   lb.  of  SWEET
**nS tltl-ar 1 1
INK  OUT (with
ovsrMta only.
92.80 tends 1,000
olgtrtttM to an  Individual or unit.
Addreaa "Swart Cspt."
P.O. Bea 6000, MenV-al, P.O.
" 1$ there a run on Ihe Bank ? "
"No.    Ju»t withdrawing my reserve of Sweet Capt."
"Th* purest form in which tobacco can be smoked."
Gold ring, somewhere on the campus, probably in the caf. Initials
P.R.A.    Return  A.M.S.  office.
Will all those interested in sell'u_;
advertising for this year's Totum
meet in the Pub ut noon, Wednesday,
November 6. If unable to attend, seo
Keith   Porter   before   Friday,   Nov.   8.
English rugby  practice Wednesday.
3:30.    All  out.
Small sum of money on the campus
by Peter McTavlsh. Apply to the
A.M.S.   office.
Early Sunday morning, In the Pub,
one blue eversharp pencil, while the
owner was on the trail of the elusive
Chang Suey. Apply to Ken Wardroper. For further information see
what Doris Filmer-Bennett and Helga
Jarvi say about it.
A meeting of the Cercle Francois
will meet at the home of Betty Bol-
duc, 6011 inarguerite St. at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 5. (Take No. 7
street car to Adera St. and 41st, walk
one block west and one and one-
half  blocks south).
Professor Ronald Hilton will speak
on "La fin de la democratic
S.   C.  M.
Rev. Hugh MacMillan, national secretary of the S.CM., is speaking in
Aggie 100 at Thursday noon, on tlie
"Far Eastern Question." Mr. Mac-
millan has spent 18 yearr in the far
east, especially In Formosa, returning recently to take post-graduate
work at the University of Edinburgh.
Mr. MacMiUan 'was chairman of the
Japanese delegation to the World
Amsterdam Youth Conference in
August,  1939.
WILL THE PERSON who took the
wrong raincoat by mistake from the
Men's Common Room in the Art's
Building on Saturday, please get ln
touch with Bill Panton? Phone BAy.
TUXEDO for sale, size 40, at 4663 W.
13th Ave., J. N. Ineson.
A brownish-red fountain pen with
missing clip. The whole pen's missing too, now. Vanished on Saturday
afternoon. Finder please return to
A.M.S. office.
Public Address system and modern
recorded music for dances. Reasonable rates, Shoot the rate to me,
gate. Bill McCarter, Science '44, phone
BAyview 9145.
A white umbrella with maroon designs on it. Last seen in Arta umbrella rack. Will the person who
took same by accident please return
it to the umbrella rack. Mary Drury.
Will the gentleman who borrowed
my 20th Century Poetry text kindly
return to Arts Letter Rack immediately?    Badly needed.    Roy Lowther.
Pair of glasses In a blue case.
Finder please return to Ida Francis,
Arts   Letter  Rack.     Urgent.
The Carnegie Record concert to bo
held in the Brock Hall on Thursday
will  include:
Roman Carnival overtue of Bulioz,
Second movement of "Clock Symphony", by Haydn, "Jesu, joy of
man's designing" by Bach Second
movement of "Surprise Symphony"
by Haydn, "Ride of the Valkyries",
by  Wagner.
Lister Sinclair will be the commentator a week Thursday in a
Mozart program.
Letters to the Open Forum must be
signed by those who write them before they can appear in the Ubyssey.
Their names will not necessarily appear, but the Ubyssey has to know
who is responsible before letters can
ba printed.
All Seniors must have pictures taken for the Totem this
week or their last year'a photograph will be used. This Is the
last call. There are atlll 800
pictures to be taken. These
cannot be taken at downtown
I heard that a woman who was
taken into custody for being drunk
ond disorderly stoted in court that
she was the reincarnation of a queen.
Mary,   Queen   of  Scotch?
"How   did   Bill  die?"
"Fell   through   the   scaffolding."
"What  was  he  do-tig  up  there?"
"B-ein   hanged."
Looseleaf Notebooks, Exercise Books and Scriblers
Fountain Pens
and Ink
Drawing Instruments
the civilian population of the university will be admitted to the game
for   the  sum  of  X  cent,
- - Special Student Rate at - *
By Presentation Of Your Student Pass f
Mickey Rooney
Judy Garland
'-        ■■       '       "■     ■"-■ '
Ritz Bros, in
Gary Cooper
Madeleine Carroll
Blng Crosby in
also Joan Bennett in
Tuesday, November 5th, 1940
Gridders  Bow  Out  7-0  To  Victoria
Dull  Game
Marks Finish
Of Season
Victoria Revellers put an inglorious end to Varsity's football season when they handed
he Thunderbirds a 7—0 trouncing in last Saturday's game at
Athletic Park. The win cinched
first   place   in   the   Three   Vee
League for the Blue and White.
Victoria's score came by way of
rouges   in   thc   second   nnd   third
quarters  nnd  an  unconverted  Inst
minute  touchdown  which  was  an
Varsity had things mostly their own
way in the first half but failed to
follow   with   a   score.
After Victoria scored their flrst
point half way through the second
quarter, they really began to click.
Just before half time they rolled up
four consecutive first downs and were
threatening when thc whistle went
for the   interval.
Except   for    one   short   time    when
Varsity began to move, Victoria dominated   the    second    half,    th-elr     late
touchdown being the final  blow.
Even the presence of the Great
One,    Tommy    Williams,    couldn't
brighten    Varsity's    attack.      Williams, clad In his familiar number
seven sweater, a pair of old trousers,    and    what    looked    like    his
sister's black stockings, sat on the
bench for the first three quarters,
and  played the last five minutes.
The   "Gallopping   Ghost"   took   part
in   exactly    five     U.B.C.     plays,     not
carrying  the  ball   in  any.    Then Victoria   scored     their    touchdown    and
Williams   hobbled   out,   this   time   to
sarcastic   remarks  from the  crowd   of
"Nice   game,   Williams".
Varsity, who had gone into the
gome as favorites despite their lack
of backfleld subs, started off fine. At
tho end of the first quarter, Ray Gorman reeled off 25 yards in three plays
to put the Thunderbirds on the Victoria 10 yard stripe. Then all chance
of scoring was thrown away when
Finlay. after tlie Revellers had broken
up the play, threw a feeble pass into
the  arms  of a  Victoria  player.
The first Blue and White point
come after one of their own fumbles
had cost them 25 yards and set them
liack to their own 35. From there
they sent up a long kick' which receiver Gorman had difficulty in picking up. Before he could got started
he was smothered behind the line
from a  rouge.
Three   minutes   after   half   time   tho
Revellers   scored   another   point   in   a
similar  manner.
With only two minutes to go u.__.»-.
had the boll, third down and five to
go, on their own 13. Instead of kicking, they took one last chonce and
Gorman tried to run the pigskin for
a   flrst   down'.
The attempt failed completely, giving the ball to Victoria five yards
out from college pay dirt. In one
play Garrison pushed through the demoralized Thunderbirds for a touchdown. Most of thc crowd didn't stop
to watch the unsuccessful attempt to
I Goodbye Gridders j
Centre—O.  Orr,   R.   Curry.
Guurds   —  G.    Carmlchael,    D.
Nichols, A. Byers, H. Swinton,
W. McGhee.
Tncklcs — M.  Buck, J. Wallace,
R. Mattu, W. Gnrdlner.
Ends—J.   Tucker,   H.   Wood,   J.
Halfbacks—G. Finlay, E. Teagle,
T.   Williams.
Blocking  Buck — J. Harmer, J.
Quarterback—J. Farina, E. Car-
Fullback—R.  Gorman, A.  Frith.
Off The Backboard
"Potcntlnl Canadian Champs," says smiling Coach Maury Vim Vllet (centre above) of his 1940 Thunderbird Cage
squad. Two of the biggest rensons for this boastful attitude nre Tim Scott (left) nnd Pat Flynn (right), first
string veterans who were both well tip in Ihe scoring total-.- In the Senior "A" league last season. They will
be In action when the Thunderbirds take on Stncy's In their first league encounter hero tomorow night. The
'Birds are fnvourcd  to down the shoemen, nlthough the latter   hnve  had   the   benefit   of   the   experience   of  two
league games nlrcudy this year.
Cagers  Open Against  Staeys
In   Campus   Gym. Wednesday
Tomorrow night Maury Van Vliet's "potential Canadian champions", the Thunderbird
Senior "A" basketball squad, will open its 1940-41 season against Stacy's at the Varsity
Coach Van Vliet has had the team going through strenuous workouts this past week in
preparation for the game He has pronounced his outfit well balanced and hopes for a
good year.
Last year, Varsity was beaten out of tho playoffs by Angelus. If the form in workouts  has any  bearing on  the  season's  play  thoy will wind tip in top place como next April.
What Ails U.B.C.?
Ever since the term opened all we have been hearing here
is that athletics must be curtailed because of military training.
Well, this University is the only one that has laboured under
that delusion for on the Prairies the Universities of Saskatchewan and Alberta have gone ahead with arrangements for intercollegiate sport regardless of the enforced training.
Yesterday, the culmination of these efforts screamed
at us from the top of the November 1 issue of the Saskatchewan Sheaf's sport page: "HUSKIES LEAVE FOR EDMONTON TONIGHT." The story underneath this headline- described that the U. of Saskatchewan football team
had entrained for Alberta where they played the first of a
two-game scries Saturday at Edmonton. The teams will
return to Saskatoon for the final game November 9.
"In the negotiations for this series Alberta also agreed to
send teams for the Assault at Arms and Men's Basketball this
winter," says the Sheaf.
Hardy Series, But No U.B.C.
Now, as we read this story, we started to slowly boil because U.B.C. had been left out of all arrangements, but when
our eyes lighted on a special wire from the Gateway (Alberta's
college paper) which boasted, "Hardy trophy practically ours",
we really blew the top.
How in the world can these two prairie universities
claim to be playing for the Hardy trophy when it is resting
too, too placidly in U.B.C.'s trophy case. Does the fact
U.B.C.'s military training prevents us from defending the
cup mean that we must give it up to be contested for between two colleges who can find time for football? It looks
like It.
Wasted Effort
In our issue of October 18 we outlined in this column a
plan for a Hardy Cup series which wouldn't conflict too greatly
with our important preparations for war. Apparently our
efforts were wasted, for U.B.C. continued resigned in the attitude that we couldn't possibly think of inter-collegiate sport
this year.
Here's the result — the two universities who have been
licked by our teams for the past three years are at present engaged in a series for the trophy we haven't time to defend.
It's about time the athletic clubs at U.B.C. woke up to
the fact that just because we're in the militia we don't have
to fold up and let all our hard-earned trophies slip from our
grasp without a fight for them.
The English ruggers have rallied at last. We hope that
their revival hasn't come too late for them to whip up a team
which will do honour to U.B.C. in the coming McKecknie Cup
Ski Club To Plan
Program  Today
Artists of the waxed plank will
meet today in the South Meeting
Room of Brock Hall to discuss plans
for the current ski season. The meeting is set for 2:30, and all Interested
in the winter past time are invited
to  attend.
The Ski Club did a fade from the
Campus last year, despite the fact
that the 1938-39 season had been a
meat successful year with meets held
against. Colleg-e of Puget Sound,
Washington,   and  Oregon.
This   year   thc   Club   Intends   to
revive their annual Grouse Mountain   clnsh  with  C.P.S.,  nnd  plans
to   stuge   n   university   competition
on  the  lnter-faculty  style.
Another  bright idea of  the clubbers
is   the   founding   of   a   co-ed   ski  team,
ond   oil   co-eds   interested   in   forming
such a  team ore also reciu-estod to attend   today's   meeting.
Senior B Hoopers
Win from A irm en
Last Thursday the Senior Bees won
their second game ill three starts
when they outclassed the Ait* Force
25-18   at   King   Ed.   gym.
Varsity outplayed the Flyers at
every stage of the game. Standouts
were Menzies and Claridge with 9
points  each.
The scores — Mensries 9, Claridge 9. Davie, Gunn 5, Rohlnson,
Young 2, Nlkuldo, Harry. Izen,
And why shouldn't they'.'
In the game.-; played so fur this
.season, tlie ether teams have showed
that their weaknesses lie in the fact
they how brought up so many unexperienced players from the lower
divisions. But Varsity has just about
the same storting lineup as last year,
so look forward to a bumper .season
from the Senior A's.
Eight seasoned performers are in
the lineup, and Maury Van Vliet pronounces his squad as "potential Canadian  champions".
With such top-scorers ns Jim Scott,
Pat Flynn and Wally Johnson on the
starting forward line, the Tunder-
birds are expected to lead the league
in offensive play. Doug Pedlow and
Jack Ryan will likely get the nod as
first-string   guards.
The alternate forward string is
strong, with Jaek Ross at centre,
flanked by Art Barton and Norm
Armstrong. Sandy Hay completes
the   roster  as  relief guard.
Tho average height of the team
this yonr rnnges wefi over 6 feet,
"Joe" Ryan nnd Wally Johnston
bcln-- the only players under that
limit. The weight of the squad
Is also In Its favour, thc nvernge
being 175 lbs.
Students are reminded that basketball is ono of the few sports covered
by the pass system this year, and are
urged to be on hand to cheer the
hoys to their first victory. Remember, game- time is 9 p.m. in the gymnasium,   Wednesday   evening.
S     mV    4D     mV   T   S
Tlie  ".l.imook ■;   ag-e.in   displayed   '.he:r ,
inimitable   talent  of calling   for  cheers
at   the   w'.-oii";  time.
*     *<     *     *.
One spectator was heard to .say "All
the b-Is are off", when Ive learned
that WiU'am.' was iii uniform. Williams would probably have been a
hern it' he hadn't gone into the game
by \ iilua ,.!' .hit parading ":i the
sideline.-,   iii   his   uniform.
Varsity    lost    ils   grass    hockey    game
lo   General    America    Saturday    by   a
score    of   G-4.     Considerable    improvement   was   evident   in   the   team's   performance,   despit-e   the   fact   that   practices had  been continually  rained out.
In    the    few    minutes    he     wos     in, '     Tho "ne-up included forwards: Mar-
Austin   Frith   gave   the   most   spirited , J"''-u Garrett.  Elizabeth Mclnnes, Jean
show of  the night.    One of his tackles j Handling.    June    Lake,    Gerry    Arm-
stopped     a     Victoria    runner     in     the . strong;    hnlfhucks:    Margaret    George,
nil    brought    cheers    from    the \ Pauline   Scott.   Betty   Muir;   fullbacks:
Gladys      Lay cock.      Grace      Bunnell;
goalie:   Helen  Matheson.
Gen   ral   America  shut   th.
May Play  In
The Varsity Ice Hockey
team, left without a league
when the Inter-City loop broke
up, has applied for admittance
in the city commercial four
team set-up.
"Cyclone" Taylor, ice hockey
great and backer for the U.B.C.
squad, states, "We're trying to
get in the old Commercial city
league, because of the Inter-
| City breakup, but nothing yet
is definite."
Scheduled   to   pluy   n   gume   tonight    In    the    Inter-City    league,
the    Vnrsity    squad,    disappointed
hut:    undaunted,    has    decided    to
enter nny  lengue they  can just ns
long ns they  can  play  hockey.
Manager   and  trainer   Hugh   Livingston   has   handed   in   the   University's
application   for  entrance   in   the  Commercial   league.
Whether the team will be accepted
in the league won't be decided till
next Sunday when the representatives of  the  teams meet.
"At any rate," announces manager
Livingstone, "tire it._ hoekey team
will definitely play hockey this sea-
si n.    in   some    league   or   another."
The sod news that tlie Inter-City
league has folded hasn't dampened
tlie spirits of thc hockey practices.
More than sixteen m-embers have
turned out at the recent workouts held
at the Forum. The first team hasn't
been picked yet but just as soon o-
t he i'eague situation has been ironed
out   the   team   will  be   picked.
WIN   10-2  OVER
Star hnlfbnck of thc grid sqund
who wns on the firing end of nil
U.B.C.'s forwnril pnsscs this season,
Grnhnm Is turning out with most
of his tenm-mntcs for thc English'
Rugby fifteen, now that football
i.'i finished for the year.
B.C. Beys
IN   ■ ■ Al I
clear    i
and defense
- tlal I'li'u- gamo. His 'even- | Yei'shy
.•Umax to a .-toady, i.oo.l [ at half
asnn. favour
quiet-ly r.-llir
(inu- tin- seort
of   the   Genera
In the second half. U.B.C. forward-
I r< t'eht the score to it-si by two qniei-.
first goal. ■ oal'. Tne Gen- r.-ils broke througn
tie il, bu' the defen-e i\n- three mere goals and
d  at   "-1   in | wi: o I    out    ail    chances    of    a    U.I..C
Tho Varsity badminton team won a
10—2 victory over the Pacific Club
in a Vanoouver District league tournament played at the Pacific home court.
Tho Pacific Club, winners of last
year's "C" division, were out-pointed
by the U.B.C. teams of singles, doubles
and   mixed   doubles.
Outstanding for the Varsity shut-
tiers were Kenny McBride, Stu Burris-, Joan Ekhardt, Joan Morris, and
Mary  Semple.
Norm, Rcnwick. U.B.C. graduate in
Psychology, is now serving with the
Royal   Canadian    Airforce.
Renwick was recently promoted to
the rank of a flying officer. During
convocation he attended the ceremony here at U. to receive his degree !
of Bachelor of Arts. He majored in
Airman    Renwick,    while    attending i
tho   University   played  on   the   Cana- |
dian   Football   team   and   also   was   a
member   of  tlie   English   rugby   squad.
On    the   gridiron,    Norman   played    in ,
Varsity Plays Varsity
Wed. Afternoon
Varsity will play Varsity on the
eampus Wednesday, when the -A"
and "B" soccer teams clash in their
first   game   against   one.-   another.
Charlie Hitchens. coach of both
teams, hopes that the strong defensive "B" team will hold the
powerful offense of the "A" tcam.
In other words it's a case of two good
teams against one another with the
coach of each team, one Chas. Hitchens,   on   a   spot.
Charlie would like to see both
teams win, and the players of "A"
and "B" teams f-eel the same way
about    tho   matter.
The game's to be played on the
upper   soccer   field   at   3:00.
tho   backfield.
Norman Renwick was a member of
the   Phi   Kappa   Sigma   fraternity.
Here's the line-up just released from the two opposing camps for Friday
noon's annual fracos between the Publications Board and the Student's
Council. Ono penny is the admission price to one hour of the cheapest,
funniest,   merriest   performances   parading  under  the  name  of  sport:
Jack  lyiurgesnn         CENTRE  Harry Lumsden
Pierre  Berton    FORWARD     Jim  Harmer
Arc-hie  Paton FORWARD ..Todd   Tremhhiy
Juc-k  McKlnlny GUARD Peter   Mc-Tnvlsh
Chuck   Claridge GUARD Boh   Homier
Jack   Ferry .  GOALIE Charlie   Nash
All   Cub   Reporters SUBSTITUTES V  '."  ?   V
Pub-Council   Clash  Gymnasium   Friday   12.30


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