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 Published Twice Weekly by the Publications Board of the University of British Columbia
Vol. XX
No. 24
The News
Jim Macfarlane
The announcement by our estimable A. M. S. prexy, Carey, that
this year's Victoria Invasion is designed as "part of our publicity
program" is a welcome idea.
Chancellor McKechnie told the
new U. B. C. grads last fall that
the best way to advance the cause
of their Alma Mater was through
the ballot box.
Since, In the light of recent
experience, U. B. C. seems to be
so dependent upon the foibles of
our provincial politics, both
through the determination of
university officials not to risk
their necks by showing any algns
of independence, It appears that
the last resort left to students is
the ballot box.
And about those economics professors. We note with satisfaction
that Victoria and Ottawa can't get
along without them—which somehow proves that university professors are as essential in the technical aspects of government as professional politicians and horse
However, our satisfaction is short
lived, for, although the government
may be benefiting under their tutorship, we of U. B. C. most certainly are not. Two of our best
professors are on government work
—on leave ot absence, the? call lt.
From which I take it that the
government gets the results, and
we lose the education, while Victoria makes no move to make reparation, let alone to give assistance
in a plight of overcrowding which
can only be solved by increased
Not   satisfied   with   refusing   to
take notice of several memoranda
sent by the  University  Administration on the subject of overcrowding, the provincial government goes so far as to decrease
the efficiency of U, B. C. by removal   without   adequate   substitution of leading professors.
It is high time that the people
of B. C. realised the education here
costs as much, and in  some cases
more,     than     in     other     equally
good,   and    better,  universities    In
Canada—and that the cost of auch
education is for such short change
as an understaffed and under-equipped  university.
Somehow the policy of the administration is not beyond reproach. We recall an interview in
the spring of 1936 with Dr. Vlckers,
then head of the Department of
Electrical Engineering, and an internationally recognized figure in
his field of work—which made the
U. B. C. department under his
charge somewhat the same. He was
resigning—resigning, he said, on
account of the policy of the university administration, which evidently refused to co-operate with
him in the maintaining of the efficiency of his department. In his
office he showed me several offers
from other outstanding engineering
schools sent to him as soon as the
rumour of his resignation leaked
He also produced letters from the
Head Offices of Westinghouse and
Northern Electric offering to take
into their organizations any graduates whom he cared to recommend.
At that time U.B.C. had an extremely high rating in this line of
work . . . and that meant jobs for
graduates with  big  concerns.
He informed us at the same time
that he was not the only one who
had resigned for similar reasons as
he.    He   referred    to    Dr.   Ashton,
former head of the French Department,  and   recognized  at   the   Sorbonne,   Paris,   as    an    outstanding
authority in his  line of work.
A well known business executive tells us that since Dr. Wesbrook died U. B. C. has lost, one
after another,  its  best  men.   He
state*   that  there  Is    a    lowered
standard,   and  that  such  a  situation is not appreciated by downtown men who have need of graduates at the present time.
Near Sell - Out
For Big Trip
Phenomenal success ln the selling; of Victoria Invasion tickets has
necessitated tlie restriction of the
number of students who will make
the trip. Dave Carey announced
Monday noon .
Those already ln possession of
tickets are reminded that they must
exchange them at the C.P.R. before
The    "Princess    Norah,"    ship
that will take  nearly 400 varsity
studsnts   aoroas  tha   strait*  Saturday,  oan   only  aeeommodate  a
limited    number    of    peasengers,
and few tickets remain to be aold.
Seven teams and student supporters   will   invade   the   Capital   City
Saturday   to   take   part   in   the   revival of an old U.B.C. custom—the
Victoria  Invasion.
Plans are now being completed
for the affair, being boosted by
Students' Council as the "event of
the term."
Students are warned by council
that the Alma Mater Society cannot afford to pay for any wilful or
accidental damage done by exur-
berant students ln Victoria. Caution money will be assessed for all
property damage.
Lionel Backler Was
Proud of His Role
In Spanish Conflict
U. B. C.  Graduate Sent Letter to
Student League Here
Before Hia Death
Political Club
Elects Officers,
Makes   Plans
Morris Belkin Named
Speaker—Vice Prexies
Elected at Party Caucuses
U.B.C.'s much discussed Political
Discussion Club got off to a whirlwind start ln Arts 100 Monday noon
under the temprorary chairmanship
of Alex Sharp by electing officers
and adopting a constitution for presentation   to   council.
With business-like promptitude
the meeting designated Morris Belkin as permanent chairman, Alex
Sharp as Secretary, and Phyllis
Wales as Treasurer.
Working under the nose of L.S.E.
Prexy Brown, the club tabled. the
election of Group Chairman till
Wednesday noon when an organisation meeting will be held to work
out the problem of organising the
groups and selecting their leaders
for the purposes of organized discussion. The exact place of this
meeting will be announced later
via notice boards.
Por a short time a controversy
rased with several speakers, including Councillor Brown, giving a real
parliamentary zip to the proceedings  .
It was finally decided that the
club will act as a unit but that
there will be several factions within the club with their own selected
leaders to discuss the various
points  of  view.
As was pointed out by chairman
Sharp ln reading the constitution,
the club will have no connection
with political groups outside the
He warned, also, that no discussion of campus politics or Students'
Council will be allowed to come into the proceedings. "The club will
deal only with provincial and national matters, with national topics
foremost," he  said.
The recent hint in the House of
limitation of attendance at U. B. C.
indicates a decreased opportunity
for education, and a mere quack
cure-all for the present situation.
This, coupled with the fact of a
poorer type of education offered by
an inadequate staff and facilities,
will result in a loss, economic and
otherwise, to the province, by more
poorly trained graduates, is indeed
of interest to the public. And It is
up to us to tell them!
The following Is a oopy of a letter found among the pereonal
belonging* of Lionel Backler, U.B.C. graduate recently killed In
8pain. The letter wae addreaaed to the 8tudent League at U.B.C.
and arrived only a few daya ago.
With permlaalon of thoae concerned, the Ubyaaey preaenta thla
document, dirOot from the  Loyalist war front In Spain.
Dear Comrade:
August 17th,
Lionel Backler, S.R.I., 271.
Plaza del Altozano,
Albacite, Spain.
"Yorkie" of Vancouver, now here with us, told me to
write to you concerning what I had in mind.
I would like the Student League of the U.B.C. to
know I am here in the MacKeneie-Papineau Battalion.
I was in New York for two years after graduating
as B.A. from U.B.C. At U.B.C. a group of which I was
one founded the Student League in 1033-34. I was chairman of it, and* had this position in the Anti-War drive of
the following year initiated by the League. A little later
we introduced Tim Buck to the University at a notable
I think the League might like to know at the beginning of a new term that one of its first members is a
Sergeant and a group leader in the M-P Battalion and
third in command of a section of 36 at full strength. Also
that University students and graduates are here with us.
And that we would like to see U.B.C. represented by more.
Would you also request the League to remember me
to Professors Hunter Lewis and Soward—also to "Al"
Monroe (if possible), one of the League's founders and
son of a Rev. Monroe (one of two in the phone book in
1935).    I would like Monroe to write me.
We expect our Battalion to have the wires humming
now. It seems to me such a Battalion has great importance for the Canadian struggle. A. E. Smith talked to
us a few days ago. Could the League get him during the
tour which he is going to make on his return?
It seems to me the students of the U.B.C. should be
interested in the Battalion in action, what the Press says
about us M-P's, and so on.    What do you think?
,1 renewed the acquaintance of Tim Buck last time he
spoke in New York (on his return from Spain). He made
a big impression there.
Please do at your earliest convenience what I have
requested of you—or as much of it as possible.
(By the way, two Canadian-Finnish machine gunners and the singing Ukrainians from Canada are among
the prides of the Battalion, which is now about a thousand strong.)
Comradely yours,
Think of the grim, grey Tower
of London as it was In the 16th
century, of the dark, old battlements, the torture chamber and the
headsman's block; think of witchcraft and moonlight, comedy and
Then add a little catchy music
and some colorful costumes, and
you will have the background of
Gilbert and Sullivan's "Yeomen of
the Guard," the Musical Society's
coming production.
Acclaimed by critics as the pair's
best effort, the operetta tells the
story of a gallant Colonel Fairfax
who is a prisoner of the To-wer and
under sentence of death for sorcery. Sergeant Meryll, his son,
Leonard, and other Guardsmen
show sympathy for him and when
no reprieve comes Leonard plans to
aid him to escape.
However, before this is accomplished the Colonel, in order to foil
a rascally relative, marries Elsie,
a strolling player, who Is paid 100
crowns and assured that she will
soon be a widow. Phoebe Bteals
the dungeon key from her admirer,
Wilfred, and soon after the prisoner
Leonard gives his uniform to
Fairfax and hides, and Fairfax ls
accepted as one of the yeomen. As
Act I ends, Elsie swoons at realization that she is married to a man
she does not know and who is
still very much alive.
Act II takes place In the Tower
by moonlight, two days after the
prisoner's escape. Fairfax in his
disguise seeks just as busily as the
others. Fairfax, falling in love
with Elsie, decides to woo his bride
Jack Point, Elsie's partner, plans
with Wilfred to make her a widow,
and when Wilfred runs in to announce that he shot the prisoner
while he was attempting to escape
and that the body sank ln the moat.
Jack corroborates this.
Elsie now thinks that she is actually a widow and accepts Fairfax.
The latter obtains a reprieve and
discloses his Identity. Phoebe contents herself with Wilfred, and
Jack   is   left out  ln  the  cold.
Sullivan considered the music ln
"The Yeomen of the Guard" to be
his best and the plot ls undoubtedly
unique and interesting. The musical score Includes Buch catchy
tunes as: "I've Jest and Joke," "I
Have a Song to Sing" and the
smashing medley and finale,
"Helghdy!   Heighdy!     Misery   me."
Dr. Anup Singh, Ph.D.,
Will Discuss
Far East 	
Dr. Anup Singh, Ph.D., eminent
lecturer on Indian affairs will
speak  in Ag.  100. Thursday noon.
A member of the staff of the
"Asia Magazine", Dr. Anup Singh
writes articles on India for British and foreign newspapers and
In a speech before the International Club of Vancouver Friday
night, Dr. Singh gave a vivid description of political and economic
conditions in India today.
Mentioning the waning influence
of Gandhi, and the growing power
of the Congressional Socialist
Party, the speaker declared that
the policies and characters of
Gandhi and Nahru, the Socialist
leader were  in  sharp  contrast.
Gandhi favors the support of "cottage industries", while Nahru insists
that India will find her strength in
a gradual industrialisation.
Possible Clash
Indians do not want a sudden
withdrawal of British influence,
according to Dr. Singh, but rather
a gradually increasing measure of
self-government. Unless there is
some definite, sincere effort by the
British government to satisfy this
need, there remains the possibility
of  a   clash.
A peculiar situation has arisen ln
India as a result of the hostilities
in China. The Indians have taken
a definite stand against Japanese
aggression in China by boycotting
Japanese goods.
This appears to be amusing and
ironical, as hitherto British goods
have been boycotted, and now as
they ban Nipponese merchandise,
the Indians are forced to buy
British   articles.
Thornloe Walks Out
On Forum—Objects
To Reeding Debates
Frank Thornloe, ono of the hid
timers ef the Parliamentary Forum, indignantly walked out on
that august body during a dsbate
last Thursday night.
Thornlos objsetsd to a member reading hie ease and demanded that the chairman rule all
further verbatim renderings as
out of order.
* The chairman, not being fully
acquainted with the euatoma and
oonstltution of the Forum, did
not completely aatlafy Thornloe'a
Conaequently the Irate Mr.
Thornloe, who a few mlnutea before had termed himaelf as flab-
bergaated, grabbed hla hat and
ooat and  walked  out.
Rome, Macdonald
To Speak
U.B.C. will play host, to the Invading debaters of the University
of Saskatchewan this Friday evening at the University auditorium.
Harold Home and Alex Macdonald
are  the  local  defenders.
Alex Macdonald,
with Leonard
Martin was successful in defeating the McGoun.
Cup invaders of
last year. They
defeated the University of Alberta. However, U.
B. C.'s travelling
_.--r_-._,_i «      team     lost     their
MACDONALD _.. . , ,-.
debate in Saskatchewan and with it a chance for
the cup.
Macdonald and Rome have both
debated extensively In the Forum.
They teamed together In 1936 to
win the inter-
high school debating trophy.
Rome is also I
an accomplish-1
ed orator. He I
won the Senior I
Judaean Ora-1
torical contest,!
sy m bolic of I
oratorio alf
s u pr e m acyl
among the I
Jewish youth I
of We stern
Canada. sjom«
The debate will . deal with the
resolution that: "An Anglo-American Alliance ls a better guarantee
to world peace than the collective
security of the League of Nations."
Student passes will be honored
at this  debate.
'Boy Meets Girl
Bawdy Play
Hollywood took a beating Saturday evening when U.B.C. Alumni
Players' Club staged the Broadway
farce hit, "Boy Meets Girl," in private performance. A brisk, bawdy,
cheerful performance, nicely mounted and well handled, it provided
considerable mirth for a packed
Dorothy McKelvie Fowler, as the
wistful unmarried mother whose
heart was ln her algebra, was splendid ln the lead role. Her expression, movement and speech were
completely convincing. William
Rose and Wilmer Haggarty, the
garrulous story writing team, resembled Charlie McCarthy and
Frank McHugh, respectively, and
were also convincing.
Frosh Elections Will
Not Be Contested;
Rumors Unfounded
John Bryneleen in an Interview
with the Ubyaaey Monday acorn-
ed reporta that tha Arta '39 election whioh took plaoe Thureday
noon would be oonteated.
The Junior Member etated that
the election reeult would atand,
and that no notloe would be taken   of the   unfounded   rumora.
Among Juniors
Members of the class of Arts '39
will be asked to select three candidates for the high and honourable
offlce of Prom Queen Wednesday
noon in Arts 100, when the preliminary elections will take place.
Nominations will be from the
floor, and the traditional classification of "blonde, brunette, redhead" is to be dispensed with, according to Phil Griffin, president of
the elass, who says:
"We haven't any redheads, and
only three or four blondes that I
can think of, so the field is wide
The British Empire owes much
to the playing fields of Eton, where
grubby schoolboys with neglected
noses became budding generals and
statesmen overnight.
Stern discipline and an inflexible
code of honor were the foundations
of Eton's success in producing Empire builders. Especially ls this
true with respect to appointments
for photographs for the Eton annual.
' "Couldn't    possibly    be    late,    o'
man," Etonians would say to people
who tried to lure them away to
crumpets and tea when their appointment was due. "Not the thing
done, y'know. The old school annual comes  flrst."
That is the message we would
pass on to the glorious youth of
Arts '41 at our own fair Institution.
Get your pictures taken this week.
The Empire depends upon it. The
eyes of the world are on you! —
K.   G. Two
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In other years, U.B.C. students have invaded Victoria—
and left behind them a reputation for vandalism that remains
to this day in the Capital City. In other years, the Alma
Mater Society has been forced to foot the bills for damage
caused by students during the annual Victoria Invasion.
This year, might it be too much to ask that U.B.C. students behave themselves like ordinary people while they are
in Victoria? Might it be too much to suggest that sanity of
conduct and restraint of animal exhuberance will create a
more favorable impression of students among the staid, respectable citizens of our provincial capital?
Maybe it's too much, but we do suggest that students
can have a good time in Victoria without leaving behind
them damage to property that will have to be paid for out
of Caution Money funds—for Students' Council will not foot
the bill this year—the expenses, if they must be met, will
be paid by those guilty.
A move is under way to institute a system of awards
for members of clubs under the jurisdiction of the Literary
and Scientific Executive. We can foresee a good deal of
opposition to this measure, coming from such groups as the
Players' Club, who feel, and rightly so, that their organizations do not lend themselves to the presentation of merit
Nevertheless, for most of the L.S.E. clubs, an awards
scheme would be a welcome incentive to members — and
would encourage more active participation in the work of the
clubs. Awards are granted to leading members of the Parliamentary Forum and Publications Board; the scheme having worked well in these organizations.
Perhaps the objections of the Players' Club and similar
groups could be overcome by the simple process of leaving
them out of any plan for L.S.E. awards. These clubs should
not be allowed to block the proposal as a whole, and should
be encouraged to co-operate in the awards set-up if they can
see their way clear to do so.
A comprehensive proposal for L.S.E. awards should be
prepared at once and submitted to those concerned. Before
the end of the present term, the system should be placed in
action—as a concrete demonstration of the usefulness of the
new L.S.E. organization now functioning under the leadership of Malcolm Brown.
Tuesday, January 18, 1938
Opposition Expected
From Players and
A new brain-child ia about to
come into being in the Literary and
Scientific Executive's department
of student affairs. An L. S. 13.
awards system is in the making,
according to the council representative, Malcolm Brown.
"In a department where innovation  is  virtually    a   aln,   thla
piece  of  revolutionary   Information  will  probably    stagger   the
numerous    chiefs    of    the    club
executives," asserted Brown, who
announced that also he Is willing
to stake hla mighty position and
to exert all his dynamic energies
in bringing In the new scheme.
Brown continued, "There are several different suggestions under the
consideration   of  the  executive  as
to how the awards  should be distributed among the various campus
organizations under the jurisdiction
of the L. S. E."
It   is   questionable,  according  to
the L. S. E. chief, whether or not
the awards, in the form of pins,
should be presented to all the various executives of the different olubs
on the merit of having been elected
to their exalted positions, or whether to the outstanding students in
their respective fields of activity,
regardless of whether or not they
are on the club executive.
"Other suggestions there may
be; other suggestions there must
be," finished Brown.
A rough road for the new bill
seems assured aa the officials of
the Players' Club and the Mualcal
Society told the Ubyaaey firmly
that "the awards system as proposed by Brown for the L. S. E.
organizations   would   be   impossible to apply In a club like ours."
Pat    Larsen,    president    of    the
Players'   Club,   said:   "In  our  club
we have no stars, and every member of the club is aa necessary for
the perfect production of the plays
as every other member.   Showering
praise on a minority of players in
the   form   of  awards   would    only
create an uncomfortable situation."
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Last Friday we said that the
Students' Council Junior Member
didn't do any work—that the job
was a sinecure and that we could
well do without it.
We're very sorry about that, particularly so after heating the present incumbent, John Brynelsen, tell
us of the labors that weigh him
down. It seems Johnny Is doing a
lot of work about the council offices this year, making himself
more than useful. Service on several committees and excellent direction of rooms and dates keeps
him busy—and Incidentally, gives
the He to us.
We might point out, though, that
the offlce he holds down would allow a more careless atudent to become lax. And we might repeat
that the specific duties of the Junior Member might be increased because In the past some of the boys
have let things slip.
The trend towards educational
radio programs has become one of
the major factors In the growth of
broadcasting the past few years.
We note with gratification that U.
B.C. is about to enter this field,
through the efforts of the department of extension.
Soon to be announced, U.B.C.'s
preliminary radio programs will
stack up well against those of U.S.
colleges—if due allowance Is made
for the difference In facilities for
broadcasting. Every student on the
campus ahould become a walking
publicity agent for the U.B.C. pro-
grama when they commence. We
can assure you that they will be
well worth listening to.
As far as we know now CBR and
CJOR locally will release programs
originating on the campus. (Different programs to each station.) As
they say on the air, watch your
papers for further details.
Friday was to have seen the
last appearance of this column, but
a little unfinished business has necessitated our doing one last Job,
and has given us a chance to say
goodbye properly.
A little over three years ago,
we flrst cracked these pages with
a column ot odds and ends about
the current crop of freshmen. Being a brand new sophomore ourself,
we were quite haughty and not a
little superior about the whole
thing. Then, when the freshmen
were no longer useful as source material, we looked at the little world
around us and decided It needed
A few years of shoving suggested
Improvements ln the direction of
the Musical Society, Parliamentary
Forum and others taught us that
we were read, but not worried
about. Now. and then we tried to
be arty, but the Student Prince
came along and spoiled all that.
When all else failed us we would
exhort our fellow students to support this or that, or to take more
Interest In their own affairs—which
was a mistake we have learnt—because tr atudenta awoke to the real
state of things In aome quarters on
this campus there'd be a considerable amount of unnecessary trouble.
At times we have even ventured
Into the realm of the movie critic,
with the sad result of hearing from
our friends that we have no taste
for the better things of the cinema.
Darn it all, we only aald we en-
Joyed the pictures—we didn't say
our friends would.
And, as lt must to all, death
comes today to Around the Campus.    It was fun—but we quit.
Literarv Forum to
Take Special Classes
There will be a meeting of the
Literary Forum on Wednesday at
12.20  In  Arts  100.
Arrangements will be made for
the public speaking classes which
will be commenced this week under the direction of Mrs. J. W.
All members are urged to attend,
as well as any other women on the
campus  who may  be interested.
All freshmen are again reminded
that in order to have the Totem
published on time, they must have
their photographs taken Immediately.
Mr. Rowe of the Artona Studto
is at the Book Exchange every
day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make
your appointment with him without
delay. All pictures must be taken
by January 29.
Lost . . . My beautiful yellow
scarf. I love it so. I mean I really
do.    Dave Crawley.    Pub Office.
Canada Should
Not Stand Aloof
In World Affairs
If the attsndanes at laat Thursday's Forum Is at all repreaenta-
tlve ef oampua opinion, then U.S.
C.  favora  co-operation  with   Britain  rather than  Isolation as  Its
foreign policy. Thursday evening
the British Empire Loyalists voted   down  ths   Isolationists   17  to
However,   this   decision   was   arrived at by the opinion of the Forum  and  not on  the  merits  of  the
Alex Macdonald and his supporters who contended "that Canada
should not go to war except in the
case of an immediate threat to her
territorial Integrity," presented a
very strong case in favor of isolation.
Macdonald maintained that Canada Is geographically secure. He
claimed also that regardless of dutiful bonds or sentimental ties, the
U.S.A. could not allow Canada to
be invaded by an aggressor.
"The Great War set Canada back
In the wheel of progress at least
twenty-five years," said Macdonald.
"Participation ln another war would
result in sooial suffering, political
dlssentlon, economic chaos, loss of
our finest cltisens, and insuperable
post-war problems," he further
Donald McTaggart opened the
case for the opposition. He argued
that a policy of isolation would prevent Canada from protecting her
foreign Interests or entering an international police force.
He said that if Canada were to
rely on the U. S. the Americans
would annex this country after a
Music Recitals to
Start Thursday at
Noon; All Welcome
First In the series of six
muslo recitals using the new Carnegie Corporation set takee plaee
Thursday at 18.80, In Arta 100.
■aeh reoltal will open with a
brief leoture • demonstration by
aome member of faoulty, fallowed
by eeleetsd programs of recordings. The recital will go on till
The Carnegie record library,
whieh aeeompanles ths muslo set
iteelf, ranges ovsr vast musioal
distaneas from Beethoven to Benny Goodman. Kvery type of musioal expression Is represented,
from the "restorsd" muale of Ancient Greece and India to present-
day  eompoaitlon.
Phrateres Plan Active
Term During Spring
A silver cup was presented by
Miss Clare Brown, founder of the
U.B.C. branch of Phrateres when
the flrst all-Phrateres meeting of
the season was held on Monday
noon in Ap. Sc. 100.
At the close of the term this cup
is to be awarded to the sub-chapter
best fulfilling the following requirements: Scholarship, based upon April examinations; Activities outside
Phrateres; Attendance at gym
classes; Success ln volleyball and
basketball, subchapter playoffs;
Attendance of subchapter meetings
and payment of fees; Outstanding
contributions of any subchapter.
During the business session at
which Norah Sibley presided, lt
was decided to concentrate on subchapter activities with a mock
track meet on January 2* and a faculty tea on February 26.
Shellah Henderson, PhratereB
Conference representative, delivered a short talk on the opportunities offered by Phrateres for service and enjoyment.
Committee Switches
Plans For Open House
Owing to unexpected changes ln
organisation plans, date for Open
House has been changed from February B# to February 12, the committee  announced  yesterday.
According to Charlie Campbell,
the extra week will give much-needed time for completing the finer details of preparation. A conscientious executive 1b already working
overtime, and all indications are
that the coming Open House will
be entirely different from those of
former years.
A meeting of the Newman Club
will be held on Wednesday, January 19, at 8.00 p.m., at the home of
Regis Hicks, 5507 Larch Street. A
report on the N.C.U.S. will be given
by  Paul Volpe.
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Students' Council Holds Power
"ZealousNine" Rule On
All Student Matters
Governments, say some, exist
solely for the purpose ot collecting
taxes, and converting the receipts
into public services for the benefit
of the taxpayers.
U.B.C's Students' Council does
that, and more.
Little goee on around thla earn*
pus but what dees net come before the eounell fer ratification,
or rejection, and this year a good
deal  ef the  latter haa been  Imposed by a sealous group ef nine.
"There wouldn't be the need for
so much fussing about ln council
meetings, if the students knew the
rules  of the game, and didn't go
ahead on their own in so many matters," declared one council member
last month.
No new campua club can be formed, no club can charge memberahip fees,  no athletes  may  travel,
no organisations may solicit funds
off the campus, no club can make
any expenditures, and no group ot
students can call Itself by the university name—without flrst receiving consent of Students' Council.
Budgeta of all eluba must eome
before the eounell, both the  In*
ternal budget ef the group, and
the  atatement ef what grant la
asked frem the A.M.S. treasurer.
Athletic   activities   must   at   all
tlmea keep in touch with council,
and managers, captains and coaches must keep their eyes open  in
order to avoid breaking any of the
multitude of regulations governing
such groups.
Power vested in Students' Council is such that all studens on the
campus come under its scrutiny in
a score of ways  dally.
Council has the right to suspend
students who are in debt to the
Alma Mater Society. Through the
Discipline Commltee, wide powers
over the student body, permit a
strict check to be made on all violators of the rules.
This year, two organisations with
vastly different alms ran up against
the force of official council power.
The S.C.M., fer engaging a paid
secretary, and for soliciting funds
"down town/' waa strongly reprimanded.   Instructions were given
that In future thle group should
eeneult Students' Oeunell  before
making final plana fer collection
and disbursement ef Ite finances.
Studenta   wanting  to  see  formation of party political cluba on the
campus received  a  flat "no" from
council, and despite a short agitation that threatened serious results,
the decision stood, with little hope
now held for its reversal.
"It would do ths studente good
te become more familiar with ths
Meeting of the Japanese Students' Club will be held on Thursday in Arts 208 at 12.10 for debate
Practise of the Varsity dance orchestra haa been cancelled this
week, owing to difficulties in obtaining a rehearsal room. The next
practise will be held on January 29
In   Applied  Science  100.
Will all membera of fraternities
and sororities see that their pictures are taken by Artona before
January 29.
Make your appointments with
Mr. Rowe at the Book  Exchange.
A.M.S. Code," a council  member
reeently suggested te the  Ubyssey.
Particularly In  the  case of club
executives,   this   advice   is   useful.
Costly   and  oftlmes  drastic   consequences result from a too sketchy
knowledge  of  how  the   campus  Is
In actuality, the 2400 students at
U.B.C. are organised In a tightly-
knit society, the board of dlreetora
of which has supreme authority
over all student activities.
Until that authority la lessened
by popular wish ef the members
of the seelety, er until a looser
ayatem ef student government la
devlssd,    atudenta'    Oounoil    remains "the boss."
Nine students, elected annually,
watch over the affairs of the campus.   They act unanimously, not always  without considerable discus*
slon, and their decision on a queation ls with few exceptions the final
word.   It ls law.
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Mr. George Wright, whose amiable, if somewhat maundering,
comments on the world even
through Victorian-colored glasses
are released to an enthusiastic
CASUAL audience    of    News-
COMMENTS Herald readers dally
except Sunday (Express, does not Btop
at Milford, Jonesvllle, or Browns-
burg) has been rambling along for
ages and ages, without having
much done to him. He has made
himself known to a disillusioned
and cynical age as a stout old-
fashioned fella to whom a few
words of praise from a good woman
are worth more than a check for
a thousand dollars. (But how about
seven-fifty cash, George old boy7)
However, he has recently stepped
outside the borders of his customary fields to talk about modern
military matters—about which It Is
apparent that he knows rather less
than a lady's maid. While we admit to his contention that four six-
Inch guns are about as effective
against modern naval armament as
so many peashooters, It ts harder
to tall ln line with the Idealistic
old fellow when he starts to speculate further. In fact, we might say
that he oomes a rather neat columnar cropper.
The Idea that our coaat, bristling
with six-inch guns, will constitute
a standing dare to any nation to
attack ua Is ludicrous In the extreme. Wars Just don't start that
way, Oeorge, old man. There has
to be a reason for them; moreover,
that reason has to be economic
rather than wholly political, and
urgently compelling as well. If you
want to test this fact, all you have
to do Is write letters to Hlrohito,
Mussolini, Hitler, Joe Stalin, or
Chief Jlmmy-JImmy, In which you
Insult them soundly and roundly,
point out the fact that our six-Inch
guns defy the world, and dare them
to eome and take Vancouver. You
had better sign the letters W. L.
Mackensie King, Just to make it
look good. And then, if you are
right, ln no time at all the Quit of
Georgia will be black with warships, and we will have one of the
biggest tourist attractions ever.
But we wouldn't advise you to
try it, old man. We can Just see
you there on Slwash Rock, with a
telescope,waiting for them to come.
And you would get awfully cold and
hungry through the yeara, too.
Tourists would be shown your lookout, probably by then called
"Wright's Folly," and you wouldn't
like that.    Now, would you?
No, George. Just forget it, old
pal. Spend your time talking to
good women. (We heard of one
yesterday, too.) I think I'll go out
and look for some thousand dollar
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One of the better stories which
keeps cropping up is tbe one about
the "New York Times"—most conservative of all our North American
newspapers. It seems that they had
a habit of printing a tabulate list
of stage performances in their Journal; and as Is the habit of llnotyp-
ers, the operators set large numbers of standard lines, which recur
again and again. One of these was:
"Benefit performance.
Everything was fine, because all
the boys had to do was take one of
these ready-set lines, and insert lt
after the title of each benefit performance. But contingencies always
arise eventually which even a first-
class compositor cannot control.
And so, In the oourse of time, there
came a day on which there was an
abnormally large number of benefit
performances. The set lines were
scattered all through the composing room by this time, and the
comps were scurrying about looking for them. Finally they needed
Just one more to complete the page.
And everybody was looking for one.
Just as they were despairing, a cry
came from the other side of the
room. One of the men had seen tbe
peculiar star which preceded the
line. He raced across the room
with the slug, placed it in the hole
in the page, and the form was
But the next day when the paper
came off the presses, somewhere
among the play list appeared the
title of a play. And after it came
this  line:
•Does  not carry dining car.
Transportation     available     from
10th   and   Alma   or  vicinity   or   en
route to Varsity—cheap. Apply Bay.
There is none Better than tha "Bssitt"
**    and    m.
"We want a real initiation," yell the frosh. "What is a
real initiation? —Well, we could have bonfires, pushball and
such things, couldn't we?"
This is their answer to the proposal to abolish freshmen
insignia voiced last week in Students' Council. They want a
shorter and more effective period of initiation.	
Among the boys there ls a unan
lmous opinion that definite days
should be set aside for any rough
stuff. Several have unpleasant
memories of ruined suits and shoes
and wrathful parents. All agree
that there should be no damage to
If tbey had their way the whole
system of frosh Initiation would be
changed. It would last about a
week and would Include ways and
means ot letting off steam more
effectively than the disorganised
fighting of previous years.
The first few daye would be a
probationary period. One day
would be eet sslde for a grand
game of pushball. This game Is
played by any number ef people.
The object Is te secure for your
aide a large ball about 1S Inches
In diameter. In the evening the
fresh oould havo a giant bonfire.
The girls could keep their present "goodwill" system with some
lively additions.
The annual Frosh Reception
would end all hostilities for the
Aa far aa Insignia goes, It would
be crasler and more enforced.
Following are Interviews on the
matter with members of Arts '41:
Ruth Scott: I liked it. It waa
Virginia Poole: Stop wealing insignia?   Why?   I enjoyed it.
Stu MacMorran: Freahman expect it. It shouldn't be carried to
extremes but a controlled rough-
house of some sort would add to
the fun. The present probationary
period ls a good Idea. Frosh Initiation of any sort should concern
only the freshmen and soplfomores.
Betty Bolduc: I thought It waa
fun. It kept the Frosh unified.
My suggestion Is to have a "crasler" Initiation.
Wanda Shadford: I think there
should be a controlled initiation.
JOvmry possible effort ahould be used
to prevent property damage. Above
all the studenta should be kept out
of the downtown areas.
John McCarley: I think the
Freshman bonfire should most certainly be revived and Initiation
should be more definitely organised.
Stan Durkin: I favor putting one
day aside for initiation. Pushball
or some auch thing could take place
during the day. In the evening a
big dance would be a suitable close
to all hostilities.
Elisabeth Maclnnes: Let's have
an initiation without damage but at
the same time let's have a real
Louise Skinner and Stephanie
Sand well: Stop wearing It? Gosh,
we looked for it, watted for It. Maybe it lasted a bit too long and wasn't enforced as It should have been
but couldn't It be improved?
Malcolm Groves: All my life I
looked forward to being Initiated,
and if Counoil thinks they're going to cut It now, they're orasy. So
James Ramsfleld: Freshmen
should learn to hate Sophomores,
otherwise there will be no college
Garrett In St. Paul's;
Reported Doing Well
John Garrett, ace scribe of the
"Ubyssey," and prominent figure ln
the Players' Club, "had a very good
night" according to reports from
the St. Paul's Hospital, where he
underwent an operation on his knee
over the week-end.
"Just a spot of shrapnel I picked
up at Poona," said Garrett when
questioned about the ailment, but
his cronies say that it is an old
rugby wound he acquired at Victoria College.
V.C.U. Gathers For
Chop Suey Dinner
As their flrst social gathering
this term, the V.C.U. are holding
an Oriental dinner at the Fuji Chop
Suey House, 814 Powell Street, on
Thursday, January 20, from 6.1S to
8.30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Mr.
Judd of the China Inland Mission
Home, who has spent many years
In  China.
The banquet is open to all who
may care to attend. Please apply
Immediately to the secretary, Kay
Matheson, via Arts Letter Rock.
Price ls 36 cents.
Social Dynamics
At Alberta University
EDMONTON, Alta., Jan. 18 (WI
PU) — The Provincial Government
has announced the Introduction ot
a new course on "Social Dynamics" to be open to undergraduate
and  graduate  university  students.
The course designed by the Social Credit Board of the Government Is a study of various social
economic factors entering Into the
make-up of society today. Its purpose ls to instruct possible future
civil servants on points that are
considered vital to any democratic
Apparently the D. G. who was mentioned Friday is infuriated af numerous
of her friends for divulging her secret ambitions towards two campus gentlemen.   Observers didn't seem to need tellihg.
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A D.U. who was the most married man at a logging camp this summer
and got letters three times a week, had to have someone get him a blind
date at the reunion for the purpose of viewing the lady.
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but even more if you missed them, you'll be pleased to hear about the
Mezzanine floor Semi-Annual Event which started yesterday morning.
Thirty-five hundred pairs of American style samples are being sold at
special prices of $4.85 and $5.85. Style leaders in street, dress,' sport, and
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Ted McPr.ee and Mattu Score Winning Tries;
Rooks Robinson and Griffin Look Good
Pushing   over   an   all-important
try late in the second canto, Varsity's   Thunderbird   "experlmentals"
scored a thrilling ©-3 victory  over
a stubborn All-Black  squad in the
opening Tisdall  Cup  tilt before  a
thousand cheering students in the
U. B. C. stadium last Saturday.
Although the newcomers to the
Dobbie first string roll call atlll
have  plenty  of  rugger  to pack
away in their cleats, they never-
' theless showed a lot of scrap and
fire, as well as latent power on..
the offense.   The Blue and Gold
win was a  pleasant .surprise to
student supporters, and came aa
quite a shock to critics, and scribblers who were already panning
the U. fifteen "Thunderlings."
Right at the start of the tussle,
the invading Black men from across
the inlet sounded an advance battle-cry that more than worried the
latest "Wonder Team."    Continual
surges downfleld finally landed the
North   Shore   fifteen    in    pay-dirt,
when    a    second-divisioner,    Spud
Loughland, -carried the  pill  across
the  Varaity  line near the  corner
flag. The convert waa missed, leaving the count 8-0 for the Blacks.
Just before half-time, Ted McPhee pulled off the sweetest play
of the day.  With another of the
numerous     acrum     millings     in
progress,   Opportunist   Ted   fly-
kicked   the   sphere   about   thirty
yards out of danger, and past all
except North Shore's full.
Racing after the pill, Ted finally
overhauled   both  oval   and  human,
again   booting   sphere    goal-ward.
Defending Threes, and offensive U.
forwards  then  came  into  the  picture, all waving their legs menacingly,   but   Bob   Robertson   proved
the    most    effective    knee-cracker,
falling   on   the   pill   for   the   first
Varsity score, which tied tho count
at 8-all.
Play in the second stansa was
again very even, but still rather
ragged. About five mniutes before
full-time, the Collegians clicked for
the winning margin, when Ranji
Mattu spread-eagled securely over
the sphere across the line, with a
couple of dozen scrapping ruggers
scrambling on top of him as a
result of a one-yard scrum.
Basil—better known as "Baa"
Robinson, is fast on his feet and
gets the ball away smartly from
scrums, and uncorks lengthy, and
accurate spirals from either hoof.
. . . Fullback Phil Griffin may develop into a worthy successor to
Johnny Bird, but plenty of punting
practice'll be needed before Phil's
feet are as trusty as his hands. . . .
Orchids are certainly due to Ted
McPhee, one of the best five-eighths
men the Blue and Gold's had for
years. It's a pretty safe bet to say
Ted will be the sparkplug that will
drive the '39 rugger machine. . . .
Three Famous Grades
• Aristocrat
• British Walkers
• Hamptons
$7.85      $4.85      $5.85
528 W. Hastings      Opp. Spencer's
762 Granvilla     Opp. Lyric Theatre
Saturday afternoon old man Sol
peered down twlxt clouds to watch
the hitherto unbeaten U. B. C.
hockey eleven bow down 6-1 to
the beautiful combination and stick-
work of the famed General America
Breaking quickly, the American's
sifted through the bewildered coeds to score three goals in the flrst
ten minutes of play before the Blue
and Gold wearers really woke up.
From then on the game was an
even battle with both teams getting an even share of the play
and chances to acore. The Americans, however, had the advantage
In knowing how to shoot—a gift
distinctly lacking in the atudenta
—and made the beat of their opportunities. Fullbacks Hortense
Warne and Betty Cole turned in
stellar performances for the Coeds.
The U. B. C. players, learning
a great deal from thla game, have
no   intentions   of   losing   again.
Meanwhile   to   prepare   for   the
Victoria    Invasion    and    coming
league games, the hockeyists are
holding    practices    every    lunch
Short handed, the Varsity eleven
played good ball to hold the powerful  Britannia Grads 5-0  Saturday.
Betty  Muir, playing in the centre
half slot, was outstanding for students and time and again broke up
the Grad rushes.
The    hockey    executive     give
grateful thanks to Lyle Vine and
his    Eligibility    Committee    for
their     willing     co-operation     In
straightening   out   the   declared
ineligibility of the three U. B. C.
players, of whom two were subsequently  proved eligible.   Thanks
a million.
News from the realms of Intrar-
Murals; class teams to be awarded
their fifty points for entering, competing and completing the competition must be registered by January
24  for basketball  and  January  25
for   badminton   when   the   practice
sessions  end.
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The invading Senior B hoopettes
lost out to the fighting Chllliwack
High School damsels 21-16 Friday
night. The Co-eds had more difficulty than usual in finding the
TEAMS: U.B.C. Grass Hockey—
Lean, Warne, Cole, Scott, Wright,
McManus, Mair Armstrong, Boving,
Varsity Hockey — Rice, Scouler,
Muir, Beaton, Glen, Thomas, Nelson, Wright and Evans.
Senior B Hoopettes—Harris, 2;
Trout, St. John 6, Johanson 6,
Gardiner 5, Porter 2, and Hudson 1.
A thrilling first-half offensive,
which netted them four goals, three
of them a hat-trick by Rookie Rod
McMillan, was enough to ensure a
decisive Blue and Gold victory for
the senior voundballers on Saturday when they showed for the flrst
time this season at Abbotsford before a partisan crowd.
The fact that Dan Quayle didn't
make the trip seemed to make
little difference to the revamped
collegians, who went out and
scored their most effective scoring punch of the season. And
even at that the score might have
been 5-2, as the usually reliable
Doug Todd failed to convert a
first half penalty.
McMillan looks good
Rod McMillan, playing his flrst
game in senior company in Dan
Quayle's spot at centre forward,
took a very short time to reveal his
goal-scoring ability, as early in the
flrst half he opened the score and
in doing so put the collegians on
the trail of goals in a big way. Dick
Foster counted the second tally
soon after and then McMillan came
into the limelight again and before
the interval had the satisfaction of
completing his hat-trick in his flrst
senior game. An isolated Abbotsford counter, buried under an avalanche of Varsity scoring left the
first-half count 4-1 in favour of the
The second canto opened somewhat differently, as the home team,
inspired to great efforts by the
vocal contributions of a small but
rabid crowd of fans, put on the
pressure and soon registered their
second goal. From here on, however, the students got down to the
serious business of protecting their
hard-earned lead, and the final
whistle came without further addition to the score.
Outstanding for the students
were McMillan at centre, Todd at
Inside-left and Croll, who was
once again hla usual steady aelf
on defence. The half-back line
functioned smoothly providing
the forwards with an abundance
of good scoring chances.
Ted Pallas and Hooker Wright Spark Team
To Thrilling 45-40 Basketball Win
Here's Ted McPhee, rising star
of ths rugger firmament, whoa*
•nappy work in the first team
three-line haa been one of ths
sensations of ths year. Tsd will
bs right in thsrs with all hs't
got next Saturday on ths big
Varsity Hockey Club received another setback Friday night at the
Forum as a fighting Junior All-Star
line-up forced the Students to suffer a moral defeat by way of a 3-3
tie. After the outstanding display
given by the Thunderbirds on their
recent trip, a mere tie with the
local Juniors is a severe letdown, to
say the least.
With Maury Van Vliet in the box
to help things along, the students
opened the scoring in the first minute of play, when Trussell caught
the corner of the twine on a rush
with Gulguet. Taylor and Guiguet
also notched markers and then
watched the Varsity team loosen up
EDMONTON, Alberta, Jan. 8
(WIPU) — University of Alberta
Golden Bears established an enviable record for themselves during
their trip to Gonzaga College,
Where they played the flrst international western collegiate hockey
game. During the tour they played
four games—three of which were
against senior teams playing in the
Kootenay League—and succeeded
In winning three.
Playing Coleman Canadians on
December 20, the Varsity team
emerged on the long end of an 8-6
count. Kimberley Dynamiters, Allan Cupholders of two years back,
gave the Green and Gold squad
their only defeat of the trip by
virtue of S goals to 4.
At Gonsaga College the boys
found themselves opposing a team
composed of Canadians save for
one lone native son. The crowd
apparently velish the rough stuff
and the Alberta boys demanded
that the referees temper their
mercy with a little more justice
before the second period began. The
final score was 9-3 in the tourists'
Reports of the trip indicate that
the Alberta boys were royally entertained during the entire trip
which fully rewarded them for the
absence from home for Christmas.
Murals Are Hitting The  Heights;
Classes  Show  Signs  Of  Life
Indians      Lift
U.B.C.   Scalps
Men's grass hockey team went
down to defeat again on Saturday
whtn the wild-swinging Indians
came out on the top end of a 2-0
score in a bruising contest on a
slippery   Connaught   Park   pitch.
Thirteen men turned out to do or
die for some reason or other and
donned the blue and gold of Varsity. But this novelty was too much
for the morale of the team and
when the smoke had cleared the
Indians had taken Varsity to camp
by the mere process of out-fighting
Archie MacCauley played his
usual fine game in goal, while
Pete and Mike Crickmay showed
some classy work up front.
It's almost unbelievable—the way
the 'Mural Sport ship haB skyrocketed up Into the upper stratosphere
of Campus Athletics—but It's not
only rapidly reaching a zenith, but
the same streamlined feature product of Director Maury Van Vllet
and his Monday noon committee
cohorts ls dragging the "classletes"
out in droves.
There's more fire, fight, and
genuine Inter-claaa rivalry thla
aemeater than in any other to
thia writer'a knowledge. With ar-
rangementa, organising details,
and an efficient point ayatem
working amoothly, repa. have
little difficulty fielding teama —
teama that are out for a lot of
fun, mixed with neceaaary exercise, and mad eoramble for claaa
Now—that's been said before-—
but the only way we can prove It
is by asking you and you to saunter gym-ward on any of the days
these "battles ot the century" are
in   progress.
For example: take a gander at
the Wednesday noon volleyball
tiffs—on tomorrow's schedule, Arte
'40 tackle Oeorge Crosson's compact Education outfit, while Ted
McPhee's Freshmen — Arts '41 —
take on the Senior Artsmen, Arts
'38. Now, "we're asking you"—Is
is TOO much trouble to play for,
flght for, or even just holler for
your   squad   tomorrow?
But believe you and me. If you
really want a treat—eome over
to the Stadium field next Tuesday noon and watch the Tarzana
awap   grunta   with   the   Hercules-
to allow the Juniors to come back
and  tie the  score.
Prexy Lambert just refuses to
believe that his charges are as bad
as all the down-town papers say,
and with a determined slant to his
pugnacious chin he says that he has
arranged another game for next
Friday and that nothing can stop
the  boys  once they get going.
lans In the latest, most novel
feature of the 'Mural program—
the Tug o' War. In a double-
billed battle of brawn, Science-
men from the Class of '40 tussle
with their brethren from the
Class of '38, while ths fourth
year Englneera heave and sigh
with the frail Prosh.
And a week and a day from
that bunion darby—Wedneeday,
February 16th—another of the
traditional long-dlatance treka ia
marked on the booka. Vou gues-.
aed It—the Arta '20 Relay Raoe,
compoeed of eight runners, who
pan along an hlatorlc route from
the old Varaity aite to the preaent one. Training ia quite the
thing In regard to thla bllater-
raialng   paatime.
'Mural Mutterings . . . The climbing ropes are now dangling from
the gym roof, and will probably
be used In competition right after
the Volleyball is over. . . , "Bud"
Burden, track manager, can tell
you the new tug o' war string is no
featherweight—it's a 100 feet long
and weighs 88 pounds. ... In another couple of days, the ping pong
table will be available—bats, and
pills at no extra cost—latest flash
has the date as the coming Thursday. . . . Oeorge Croeaon and Ted
MoPhee, both with very plausible
excuses to be sure, received quite
an ovation when they trotted Into
the last Monday noon meeting in
Maury's office, after skipping the
previous five or six . . . and the
proposed Swim Meet will probably
come off sometime in February. . . .
See you WEDNESDAY at the
Second   Ruggers
Defeat 'Quins
Though  minus  at  least  four  of
their regulars, the- Second Division
rugby team  powered  their way to
a rousing 10-12 victory over South
Van. Harlequins in a tussle which
the   spectators   of   the   flrst   game
might well have waited to see.
Through   an  early  attack,  the
students were ahead  8-3  at the
Interval,  and  at the opening  of
the second half showed that they
were not content with this slim
margin of victory. Tries by Run-
kle and Lang, the latter a beautiful solo effort converted by Cun-
ingham, rolled the Blue and Gold
total up to 16 in short order.
Spurred on by  this  reverse,  the
Harlequins staged a sustained rally
which netted them three quick tries
and  as the whistle  blew for time,
they   were   still   drumming   away
with   the   campusmen   desperately
fighting them off.
Flashing some of the old'Canadian Championship form, the Varaity Senior cagera downed the
powerful Weaterna 48-40 in a
hoop thriller at the V.A.C. gym
Saturday night.
Thle win placea the Thunderbirda in the aecond alot of the
Intercity loop, all tied up with
After trailing Westerns for the
major part of the game, the col-
leglana staged a last half drive
to overtake the leadera In the
fourth quarter of the tilt and eke
out a badly needed win.
Rookie Ted "Comma" Pallas was
the standout for the Thunderbirds,
leading the scoring and sinking the
winning basket.
Westerns  held  the  edge  in  play
during  the   flrst  halt,   holding   the
lead  at  the  quarter by  one  point,
and  Increasing  the  margin  to  five
points by the half, to lead 22-17.
After the breather, Wllloughby
went on a one-man acoring spree,
whanging    In    five    to    Increaae
Westsrn's lead to 10 points. Rann
Matthlaon spsrked the 'Birds Into
a   return   rally   that   found   the
hemp five times, and knotted the
score at 36-all.
Pringle netted a free shot, but
Westerns came right back with a
field score and a free one. Then
Lucas tied lt up again at the 37-
minute  mark,  score  40-all.
Pallas snagged a keyhole shot,
and a moment later "Hooker"
Wright followed through with a
neat one to cinch the game for
the  students.
Ted Pallas led the students with
11   points,   and   Ken   Wright   came
next with 9. Wllloughby starred for
Westerns with a 12 point total.
Varsity: Matthison 8; Pringle 3:
Wright 9; Straight B; Lucas 4;
Matheson 5; Pallas 11; Turner;
Millar.    Total 45.
Westerns: Bardsley 4; Hudson
12; Mayers; Willoughby 12; Ross
8 Beaton 1; Wright; Niel 3; Gross;
Ritchie;  Gray.    Total 40.
Idle Worde: Lance Hudson and
rookie Ted Pallas playing hide-and-
seek with each other. Ted ls a
protege of Lance's and shoots the
same way. And they let each
other get away for 11 and 12 points
respectively. . . . Whoa-ho! What
happened to "Buggay" Bardaley?
Piled up a 4-point total all night.
Jim must miss the college atmosphere. . . . Pringle having a big
night of lt. Stopped more baskets
than the traffic cop at Pender and
Beatty. . . . Gee. those pretty yal-
ler pants get dirty, mama!
—V.  P. and J. M.
Runners, Look I
The Arts '39 Road Race—remember?—four times around the Mall,
a distance of 2.6 miles as the hoots
flip. Here's a tip, if the five men
who are representing your class
are sleepless, tired-looking Individuals—get them training early for
this grind because It's the second
mile that kills.
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