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The Ubyssey Nov 6, 1929

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miKiia iw —ss
liana to Institute 4 system ot lite
membership (agfe lor the U.B.C. Alum-
mtmberablp committee. ,
lie natter waa considered by the
Board of Governors at a recent meeting bu* >Pl ««<"> *» delayed Pending investigation of plans employed
by other Universities ■  .
It lg hoped, ttokt \t mo Board of
"M Agaooiatlbtt,
future greatness of the Univer-
BriUsh Columbia depends ultl-
. upon tne contribution made
graduates to the life of British
tl3a and tteeotety M * whole?
. has heen said many times and in
y different way* since tlie gradual 1M6 were rapped smartly on
haW Ajd tnmad out into an In-
^t to t^^nivirtitfin tbe Sold
efeeheJershi* Through the concerted
effort* ot the membership, aim of a
varying nature have been made to the
Vnivewity, the latest being proviaion
of a (and tor gymnaalum equipment
iweeaelve exwutivea havo expert*
meed many sleepless nights over the
oeUoetioa oi the annual dues. Frequently the largeat expenditures In a
year have been due to tne mailing of
netleea reminding members to send
along the ohlguitoua dollar. In orfler
to Attmlnat* thla needless expena*
nod mttr eeeh year the collection
ol a life membership baa boon suggested. The sum of five dollars, payable at graduation, would provide an
annual Income sufficient to enable the
executive to care for gifts, publlaa-
tlone, eo«W fu«e«»«ne, athlatlce and
other worthy objectives.
The Board of Governors, through
an Aot of the Legislature, ln 1888 waa
•ttpowered to collect thla fee. The
Alumni Association has made formal
request to the Board to bave this fee
firafeatt. an fafNsM li Cs-sssnts
The new Kardex system of filing
haa been Installed ln tbe UB.C. registrar's office for the list of namea ot
members of Convocation, This visible
index method gives all available information at a glance, Including name
of graduate, addreaa, year of graduation, degree, (acuity, and oeeupatton.
Tho scheme is of real service only
when the graduate* contribute all
neoeasary information. The cards
have ono especially Interesting little
corner (or "location," the color ot the
ooraer to vary according to whether
the graduate Is living In Vanoouver.
other porta ol B.C., United States,
Oreat Britain or other countries.
The Sie will be of particular service
to the Alumni Association aa a mailing list aad aa a basis for statistical
reports on tho aetivlties of the grade-
The value of the system depends
entirely upon its completeness and
accuracy. Bvery graduate la expected
to forward news ot hli acttvlt.ee.
Chang** in address should be reported at once, aa the Convocation
Boll le being sent to press about Nov*
ember 15. Prior to tho next election
of Senate the auction Register containing namea and addresses ot all
members ot Convocation will be sent
to eaoh member, It Is stated.
Seats may be reserved (or Theatre
Night by all holders of big block letters who are graduates or who bave
completed two years at U.B.C. Phone
Kelly Arkley, Seymour B844 or Doug.
1881 before Friday, stating whether
ono or two seats are required. All
holders are requested to wear tbelr
big block sweaters.
To Be Formally Opened Saturday
Baaketball game and danee,
new gym., 7.80 p.m.
Qrad. burton, Hotel Oeergla,
ISiM noon.
formal opening ef gym., t
p.m., Auditorium.
Adjourn to gym fer Inspection and tea. The cafeteria
will bo open for supper.
Theatre Party, g p.m., Auditorium.
eUNOAV, NOV. 10—
Church Service at St. Msrk's
Church, 7:90 p.m.
Alumni Association Cmmpaigning
efor Funds to Equip Gymnasium
Lyle Atkinson, chairman of the Alumni gymnasium colmmlttee, Will ere*
eent a cheek for approximately IMO to undergraduates of the University at
the formal opining of the new U.B.O. gymnasium, Saturday.
The money will be the flrat Installment of the f .,000 objective of the
Alumni campaign to provide equipment for the new gymnasium. Russell
Munn, preeldent A.M.S., will accept the check on behalf of the Unlveralty.
The plan to have the Alumni Sooiety
artist In equipping the new Student's
Snasium first originated at the reft dinner of Students' Counoil
members, held last April, At that time
Russell Muttn pointed out that after
several yeara Of effort the University wae to have a gymnasium, whioh
instead 6f being provided tor by the
Unlveralty, waa to be built by tbe
students themselves.
Alass Mgtsr Sodsty Iscsrpsrsts
The Alma Mater Sooiety, he said,
had become ah incorporated society
under the Societies' Aot ot British
Columbia and through arrangements
with a financial house had floated a
bend Issue of 980,000 to cover the
cost of construction of the gymnasium.
These bonds were to be redeemed
within fifteen years by a (und accumulated by an annual levy of IS for
eaoh undergraduate student
Tho gymnasium was to become a
reality at last, but the $80,000 provided tor the actual building only,
and left no provisions for gymnasium
finis Tb Fain flya
It was at thla point that an appeal
waa made to tho Alumni. At the annual meeting held ln May tbe Alumni
decided unanimously in favor ot asking graduates to provide sufficient
funds for the gymnasium equipment.
To carry out the drive a committee
composed of Mrs. Arthur Lord, Arts
'.I; B_rt Smith, Arta '26; Sydney
Anderson, Sc. '22; and Lyle Atkinson,
Agric. '86, aa chairman, was appointed.
After several meetings, during
which Mary McKee, Arts '86, Arthur
Lord, Arts '28 and Paul Whitley, president of the Alumni Society, were added to the committee, a specific plan
was adopted tor the campaign.
Circular letters were prepared and
mailed ln June to graduates ot U.B.C.
explaining the project and asking tor
donations to the fund. The response
was reasonably good and during the
summer approximately 1400 was subscribed. '
Tho committee realised that the
summer waa an unsuitable time for
(Continued on Page 4)
ftffllMlt SpNMn tt AMfMf
Prof. J. O. Davidson, ot tbe Vancouver Institute, outlines the purpose
and work of that Sooiety. Formed
early in the history of the University
by the late President, Dr. Westbrook,
the leotures were at once popular with
students and public alike. When the
University moved to its present site
and; meetings were held In tile city
attendance fell off notably. Thia year,
however, the Institute is once more
associated with the University. Lectures heve been held in the Soience
building every Monday with gratifying
Theae lectures give graduates a
chance to hear subjects not usually
discussed In tbe University.
Graduates; on these occasions
are' also enabled to meet professors
who havo recently Joined the staff.
The complete program tor the year
is as follows.  All  lectures  will  be
given ln room Science 200 at 8:15 p.m.
unless otherwise announced:
Nov. 11—"Britiah Labor and the League
of Nations." Prof. P. H. Howard.
Nov. 18—"What a Cheese Can Do," Prof.
W. Sadler.
Nov.  25—"Around the World In Eighty
Minute.,"   (Illustrate)*),   Prof.  C.  McLean Fraser.
Dec.  2—'"The  Rotation  of  the  Galaxy,"
(illuHtratod), Dr. J. S. Plaskett, Dom.
Astrophyslcal Observatory.
Dec. »—"Modern Development In Architecture," (Illustrated), W. P. Weston,
Normal School.
Dec.   14—-"An  Evening   with   Diokena,"
Jan. «—"Why Bat?" Prof. H. W. Hill.
Jan. t .—"Holland's Oolden Asa and Ita
Art." (Illustrated), Mra. ft. P. Steeves,
Jan. 20—"A Distinctive Note in Canadian Poetry," Prof. A. M. Sanford.
,n.   17—"Christianity  and   the   Early
Roman Bmpire," Prof. H. T. Logan.
Prof. J. Friend
Jai,    _.
ifilre," pror. h. t. Logai
Feb. 8—"ThaJPIeoa of Business Su-Jaota
n Higher Education,
Feb. 10—"Picture Writing of tha And*
anta and How Our Letters are Da-
rived from Them," (Illuatrated), Prof.
Chas. Hill-Tout.
Fol). 17—"The Evolution ot Literature,"
Dr. H. H. Oowen, Saattle (U. of W.)
Fab. 14—To be announced.
Mar. I—"Philosophy ot 'Aa If.'" Prof.
Jamea Henderson.
Mar.   10—"Impreaalona   of   tha   Kyoto
Conference on Pacific Relations," Prof.
H. F. Angus.
liar. 17—"Irish Music," (With Mualoal
ft—'•Mra, Annie Charlotte Dalton,"
itloe t
R-porta and eleotion of council, followed
Winifred OUven
uatl :
April T—Meatln
11—"Law   Brnforeawent,"    Chief
atloe A. Morrlaon.
by council meeting for election of of
Wwi as mgasg r^em n H SHMSg
Considerable work has been done
in coneotlon with the initial preparations far permanent playing fields located east of the Library- Work will
probably be resumed on thia area in
the spring,
The next Issue of the Ubysseygrad
will be published early In January,
according to present piano of the publishers.
Speolal representation from the
Alumni society on the National Conn*
oil of Education U sought by John V,
Clyne, secretory of the local council
In an article to the Ubysseygrad.
Mr. Clyne, himself a graduate of
U.B.C, potato out that many Van*
couver organisations, including the
University, have representatives on
the local counoil, but the Alumni la
not represented.
"It ls evident," he states, "That If
the, work of the Council' la to be o(
the greatest value to Canada, It must
have the co-operation of all organised
"Too muoh emphasle eannot be
laid upon the feet that education la
everybody's pusineea, }4>jmat many
organisations In Vamwf^lljplifling
the University, are reprjmtedon the
(Continued ejg jflgiM) >
i __ i im\f*wt**>U4<*\ii
Asks Cooperation
Photo t. St*H***Colm*r
Opportunities Great
Says President
Declaring that possibilities of the
Alumni Society are tremendous, Paul
Whitley, Arts '88, president of the
Alumni, appeals (or financial and practical co-operation ln a statement to
U.B.C. graduates
"As president of the Alumni I have
no particular message," declares Mr.
Whitley. "As a fellow member, how*
over, I appeal to you on behalf of tbe
"There aro more than seventeen
hundred U.B.C. graduates who may become members with active standing
In the Alumni Association by paying
the vary reasonable annual (ee of
one dollar. To date leas than ten percent are paid-up, aad the majority of
theae ere out-of-town poople.
"Ae a result we ae an executive find
ourselves powerleee to frame aad
oarry out a program in the Interests
o( the University and its graduates.
Our publications department ia con*
lined to rigid economy, Social functions such as dinners and dances art
desirable but not practicable owing to
possible Indebtedness.
"As a solution to this situation we
ad viae you to pay up your dues, thua
strengthening our organisation, With
the membership up to one thousand
or more the possibilities are tretnen*
dous. Olve us an opportunity to formulate and carry ont a program. Last,
but not least we weloome suggestions
which we trust would be of a constructive nature,"
The Uhyeseyfrod regrets that owing
to limited space, away contribution* and
interview* given were unable to be peb-
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"With ioo4 fortune, Orads who m
turn for Homecoming ae* yoar might
see the gym.-almost completed," said
J. Ross Tolmie at laat year's Home*
emlng. So far has this asiumptign
en fulfilled that the *— ~jrsr^
Itfta wlli future largely tnttiftSt
end celebrations. Aotlvitiee will
mehoe at 8 o'clock Friday,
8, then two exhibition	
games will be played In the ne*
naslum. Following thi., grgd&
undergraduates will intorttlh
informer basketball daaee.
Lieut-Governor   ~
will dfllolate at the
the gymnasium oh .......
ber 0, The meeting will be ._ __,
dressed by Premier 8. F, Tolmie. it
il expected that the Minister of Bdu*
cation, the Hon. Joehua Hlnob)l«e, and
the Minister of PubUo Works/ the
Hon. N. Lougheed. wUl •_•£,*•!»
attendance. SSfaklaron Mhatf *i the
mm me^msteeentutms Chafr
Lieut-Governor, , . ,, ,,»
Alter the ceremony M grgAtlAtff
and undergraduates are invited to *>
tend a tea in the gymnasium. SuPP«r
served In the cafeteria will enable
the graduates to renew old acqealnt-
anoes and revive their old inteieete
before the Theatre Party oomtnenoea.
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iMprfaif ngfraa
The prograih for the Thelitre Party
fnlses to be Jusfc ae good Utd W*
Ihe Players' 6iub are both ?ro*
paring one aot taroea. A «i»mio,   '
orcheatral music and elnttng Ir
contributed by Ajrfe'llTuJA 9^^-
?Se ZiW "H *$!. &i
§atra." Besides contributing a ahmt
musioal comedy, the Musical Sodety
ie providing music during the Inter*
Sunday night all atudenta, new and
old, will be invited to attend a special
service at St Mark's Church
Nothing official haa been arranged
for Monday. However, Bnglish Rugby at Brookton Point, Canadian Rugby at the Athletlo Park and a Tea
Dance given by Arts '32 In Stanley
Park Pavilion will provide entertainment for all.
Tho fifteenth annual performanee ot
the Christinas Plays will take H
November 81-88. November 81
been aet eeide ee guest night la i-.
vtoue years, owing to UefaiabUlty to
get a oomplete Mai of Unlv«relty
graduatee—oot Juat graduate* of the
Playera' Olub—la the elty, 4t haa been
Impossible to issue laritotloaa to
everyone. This year, each graftato
wishing to attend should aea4 Ma or
Oriflta, Secretory ot the Pfiyere'
Olub, University of B.C., before Nov,
10. Inviutlons wltt be leaned shortly
By asking graduates to oe responsible for obtaining thtlr own tickete.
It Is hoped to have a fall house oa
Friday, November 18.
Plays selected tor preeeatottoa thla
year are "Atlanta at WlmWeSaa," a
farce by Lord Duasany; "Tha veil
Llfta," a fantasy by Baaex Dana; "The
World Beyond." by L, du Oerde POach
aad "Town Hall Tc-olght," by Howaii
Of eapecial Interest to graduatee ef
the Olub ta the return of Profeeeor
Wood to th* position of Honorary
President. Until laat year, whoa be
had to retire for reason* ot health,
Mr. Wood had been connected with
the Players' Club sine* be founded
It fifteen years ago. P^f-WT-
Novembbb G, 1929.
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Publlahfd by the. Alumni Aaaoclitien of ttie Utiivertlty of Britiah Columbia
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Adverting, Manager: Alan Chandler, Ai
.      HW!*Ai«l.r Make-up Edltoi   "
Senior Feature .Editor I ___„
Associate Bdltora: ^^^.My^,,
Idreaa Communlcatlono: Bdltor ''u"^ygradVr?i70B"|_apfe it, Vancouver, B.C.
;   A: , Phone Bayvlew B888
frffffff, Wim A, <"< "i"1 -'I -rti '"■"ttfif "r"
Cnirlitladn, Arta
mingtoii. Aris
HelOn Mathews, '18;
tht hi
''he "Vbam$grad" extendi grttilnpt ta all U.B.C. graduattt, and rteatttt carrttaendtnet
$M. Artklttthaald ha britf and to tht saint, and af tneh a natnr* that they willintt
vrgt number of widtl+tcatttrtd rtddtrt.
SV* tuggtttertieltt an
mttpondtntt if mem* invittdfrom thtitin fertign etttntrtfi. Wt nag** en
i . attorns, fortienwfflntiettt and tveittt whkh art anutnal te tht aytragt read**.
namtoat ten-
HI maw-'
"Before the High aad Far-ott Times, 0 my B**t Beloved, came the Time
Sto Very Bemuilhseb and that waa In the days whin the Eldest Magician
mPto ™W tfwFlp many of the graduates th* Time of Very Begin*
pi is still a^vWTecoIlectton, to more recent graduatee it 1* purely a
id,... on* of tho** much scoffed at tradition*, whioh, nevertheless, ie a
r young*tor thriving oh hi* merit*, beefing bright a memory of the
lie and the work that wa* put forth to build our University by those
whtfer* now graduates.
,,,', The annual Homecoming haa come round onoe again, with the undergraduates preparing a warm welcome for thoie who have known the Fairview
shacks and, (dr the flrat time, (or graduatee who have never known days
MMtnt In tho** crowded quarter*. Elsewhere in these page* may he tound
the program for next week-end, whioh it Is to be hoped will attract even
inore graduates than laat year. Those who "come home" will aee great
changes in their University, tt will call forth their criticism, favorable We
aire cure, It le still a growing child and one which no far, has well repaid the
aili and energy expended both by studonts and faoulty membere alike. It will
frhre and grow strong and each year lt will put a new burden upon the
Ulder* of ita graduates sending them forth into the world to make its
l. And ihe day will com* when the Wvireity of Brltifh Colum*
* iu place by the iidjM>f t%jMMr. IW^'JiW* ^ !tf
je graduates may say VsA.lll lie riihtt" and the
er of, the Pdest Magician will indeed be "Payah kun" meaning "That ie
iWhV .    :■•:; ' ■■,;■,
Published at irregular intervals, the "Ubysseygrad" la hindered in carry
rag out day eonaletent policy. Thi aim of the paper (or the yoar .919-30,
however, will be to perform It* duty aa a newspaper coming in contact with
au grAduates df U.B.C. ,-; f.. •>■,-,■■ ■ \
Win this end in view, the paper haa asked the queation: "What's wfoi
With tho Alumni Society," The object of the Investigation was to point out
defect*, and te Set* euggeetlon* of new ways In which the Alumni Society a*
an organisation oan help lteeM by helping not only individual membera bit
by helping the world in general.
The question ha* been answered to acme extent by Interviews published
thle iaeue. Already It le apparent that possible accomplishments of an
Mast Sooiety are unlimited.   '.'..'■    '^v!M'";'
• At present, the Alumni Society of the U.B.C like moat other Alumni
eodiitl*- ts a failure aa an organisation. Why?
-I* not thia dae to the faot that the Alumhl, like many other InaUtutiona,
aiPSMtttly hae the idea that money and the things that money can buy are
W**W* sole objectives T
ign to furnish the new
ble work, but where do
at preaent the Alumni Is conducting a ca
nrmnastuin at the University. This is a commei
We attended university (or education. Are we ai an Alumni to turn this
education solely to money-making projector
Why do we hot apply our education through an organised Alumni where
lt would do the moat good?
A  IBveryone know* the affairs of our country and of the world are not being
conducted as they should be.
The mineral resources ot Canada are used os a gambling medium far op-
unlets, and consequently mineral production in the country is hindered.
geqmgists could study this problem in co-operation business and law
ittei< bring in a report, and it the Alumni Sooiety ot U.B.C. were.a live
.atatiott. it could no much to eliminate exploitation of natural resources
non-produotlve objects,
Similarly the Alumni could work (or other
Who p*y* (or th* education ot university
etudento. Who benefit* moat from thi* edur "
•Set economic policies.
nUT The public and tbe
Tided?    iA-' - ■ ■
•mt or
Tho subject Is, What is the matter with the Alumni T The anewor 1*. the
Complaints aro frequent that the Alumni Society la dead and tbat the
majority of graduates are not even sufficiently Interested to "pay the yearly
fees or attend Its functions. Efforts are made at intervals, through word of
mouth or the mails, to stir up Alumni spirit tn much the same manner aa
out at tho Unlveralty attempts are made to rouse college spirit through
atrocities known aa pep rallies.
Now, Just as there have always beeu a few choice souls on the campus
who have doubted the efficiency of pep meetings to rouse that intangible
Ideal, pep, so there are, lu the outside world, a few kindred aouls who are
Skeptical of all artificial attempts to stimulate Alumni apirit.
If there,!* a dearth of interest in the Alumni Society amongst graduates
It i« prbbabiy inherited from their previous dearth of interest In the University. Ip Other wordit the eapie state of affairs that makes it necessary to
invelgta itngints into attending football games out ot a sense of duty makes
lt impossible to cefiect thi inlial Alumni fee of a dollar or two trom any but
a minority of tho bachelors of this, that or the other thing.
So (iadatneotaUy, you see, til* present haphasard quality of the Alumni
Society Is attributable to the University. But although the trouble Is thereto
attributable, there la really no blame to be attached anywhere. It is not that
the (acuity I* at fault or that tbe students are at fault It is merely that as
an institution the University bt British Columbia is yet too young to have
attracted a patriotic following. Patriotism flows from traditions imbibed, and
the graduate of the older colleges carry their enthusiasm With them to the
•nd* of the earth.
Rut Juat as surely ss our University rests on the loveliest site in the
world ao will it somo day attain Us traditions, and with them the ardent
aupport of'graduates and undergraduates alike. When that time comes we
" >r*eognise it by the lack of all reference to college or alumni spirit.
w WMfRi ia* w.w.i*i« m^aaaaia
'A' graduate organisation ot the B.C.
M, waa Inaugurated when sixteen graduates and two undergraduates held a
camp at Wbyteollff the week-end of
October 8«*S7.
Aa executlvo committee waa appointed to guide the group. The Intention
1* to have graduate camps and group
discussion in order to keep the gradual** in touch with undergraduate
The ooaamltto*. Mildred Osterhout,
Art* 'tH, Ivan Fullerton, Arta '28,
and Lindsay Black, Ag, '29, ls compiling a mailing list ot graduates interested In the Student Christian
Dr Stfewtek Protasis kMrmct
vs * smia^viviwis i ivioffvf lyiwiwuv-v
"I don't know," repeated Dr. G. G.
Sedgewick eighteen or nineteen times
aa he twisted the nose of his Interviewer in response to the question,
"What's wrong with graduate organisation?"
When asked if he thought graduates suffered from reading too little
Shakespeare, he demonstrated that
they Buffered more from trying to get
the head of the English department
to talk for publication.
In his characteristic language, Dr.
Sedgewick declared he did not care
how much Shakespeare graduates
Muriel Down, Dorothy MoDonald and
bee Allof* are all teaching at Port Han.y,
Lyle Straight '87 and Murehle McPhail "W are post-grads at McOlll.
Dal Qnuir and Jimmy Sinclair are at
Qlatfyi Jaok '13, Muriel MoKay '28
and Mildred Lynn 'II are teaching In the
new Point Orey Junior High School.
Lull* Brook* 28 and aoattlo McLean
'27 are Instructors In English In Seattle.
Prod Malkawa '20 Is at Washington.
The adventure of going abroad
bear* certain resemblances to the process Of growing up, the mental halt
of growing up, that is to say. At the
end ft so many years and so many
mile* life and the World seem, eefely
charted. But the path ot other things
beside* true love fail* to run smooth,
and this we discover when ideas and
maps alike are shattered by Old Man
Disillusion. ■■»■..
There is the matter of discovering,
for example, that across the sea* nobody knows who you air* and—infinitely worse—nobody oares. There are,
too, a multitude of upsetting detail*,
auch ai the unexpected eeam which
straggle* lie unwelcome length from
the toe to tho heel of an otherwtee
satlstylng and blameless French cock.
There I* the shook of cathedrals you
have dreamed about and yearned to
see proving, 1( only at the flrst and
most superficial glance, to be dull aad
gray and weatherbeiten. Thing* long
taken (or granted leap suddenly into
disconcerting prominence, even col*
lar*button holee which, ln Bonny Scotland, are discovered (when bought
anj paid for) to be cut vertically In*
stead of horisontally, with the result
that Edinburgh collar* and Vanoouver
•hlrti have proven, on embarraeelng
occasltma. te lack a Pwper eplrlt of
cooperation^.    . c   • •    ,
But there cannot be improvement
without change, and disillusion 1*
most often only ebenge that, we
notice—something big enough to altor
our whye of thinking, *M*t|k ntonner
tn whioh Wo hold our knife and fork.
The vast worn face of the Mthedral
la presently seen to possess rrichness
travel's most stimulating, if often disconcerting aspect, is th* Inevitable
faawon In which it finds one'* sins
ot omission, explore* one's past and
reveal*—*vcn to ones«lt—one'* limitations, one's prejudices, even—low
be it spoken—one's ignorance!
... M. L. OavlaTll ia studying modi*
cine at Mcaill University. . .
Arthur Lain* '25 la doing good work
department of the Yi
BV Nlmar *»l haa, a noe gradua*
sen Aaalatant Tuperintenaont of
perimontai  Station at  £)un.mor-
Milling ComoiSy', a.U-altlbn which ho haa
bold m
tion,  been
, Brnaat Hope '14 la now at Cornell doing post graduate work in Agricultural
10), of Brlato), iBngland, haa beon spend*
ihg tho aumnier In Vancouver.
Hunts' Lewie, Arte '», Isobel Harvey
'IS.jsoo, qaivert 'M, Mra., towlo (Stelli
MoQulro. Arta '17), are all members of
the Bnglish Depart
Or. Slytho Bagtas 'It la assistant
professor In dairying. .
Paulino Qinuburgor '17 has returned
from Europe after an abaence of two
years. ' ■ .
Joan Hondorson married Harry Rob*
Inson ot Vancouver laat May. .   .
Otadya Jaok '23 made an extenatve
trip through the Peace Rlvor country.
Isobel MeTavleh '27 haa returned
trom Portland and <s now in the Kitsilano branch of the Carnegie Library.
Jean Ballard '29 la Tn the Kitsilano
branch of the Carnegie Library.
Margaret Keillor '27 spent the summer oi. the continent and Is now studying; In the Hnmo Economics Department
at  Wanhlngton  University.
tileanor Riga* '29 spent the summer
on tht- continent, antl Is now taking postgraduate work In Bacttjrlology at Toronto Unlveralty.
Lillian Loeklln '23 visited In Vancouver this summer. She Is working In
tho Children's Library, Los Angeles, Cal.
Helen Whit* '28, Dorothy Patteraon
'29, Helen Matniwi '23, Softy Ouornay
'28 spent the summer In Europe.
Lucy Rosa '28 Is studying sooial aervice at Toronto Unlveralty.
Joan Tolmie '28, Margaret Orant '29,
Bloanor Dyer '29 and Bleanor Rlflfla '29
all soholarahlp winners are studying at
Toronto University.
OoofTory Rlddehough '24 la continuing hla studies at tha Sorbonne In Paris.
Homer Thompoon '26 la working
under a Rockerfeller fellowship In Athens"
Of the class of Nursing '29, Mary
Hondoroon la public health nurae at
Baanloh, Toddy Tladall near Prlnqeton,
Muriel Upihall at Nanaimo and Josolo
Asks In the Point Orey scnoola.
Flora MacKeohnl* and Anno Yataa,
Nursing '18, are both public health
nurses for Cowichan district.
Margaret Kerr, Nursing '28, Is now
an Instructor In Nursing at U.B.C.
Joan Faulkner '2« Is Social Bdltor of
the Dally Province and la aaalated by
Bather Bddy. ,    _
Jean Ckelton '28 la teaching In the
Unlveralty Hill School.
Bornloo Barton '26 Is teaching French
in King Oeorge High School, Vancouver.
Loulo Q- INHIward '27 haa an aaala-
tantshlp In Otology at Cornell.N.Y.
Lome Morgan Is teaching Economics
at Uerkeley and Mrs. Morgan (Luoy Ing*
ram '24) teaches English there.
Poroy Barr, Sc '24, Provincial Inspector of Reforestation.
Violet Dunbar '21 received her Ph.D.
In bio-ohemlatry at Toronto laat summer
and Is now aaalsttng Mr. Sadler hero in
alrylng research.
Lonora Irwin '36 ia doing research
work under Mr. Sadler for tlie Powell
River Pulp and Paper Company-
Helen Milne '27, haa since September
nf laat year been instructor In poultry
at the University nf Alberta.
Looter Mallory '27 Is at present taking
post graduate work In Agricultural Economics at the University of California,
Ralph Wilcox '84 Is Record of Production Inspector of Poultry for the Dominion Government.
Clifford Lord and Tom Warden, So.
'29, are serving under Prof. Bancroft In
Oordon Tolford 'ii and Mrs. Telford
(Mary Baler '28) are residing In Seattle.
With the Alumni?
We Wtt^R
After being hounded for leveral
days (or an Opinion aa to whit waa
wrong with the graduates, Daniel
Buchanan, dean of Arts, at last consented to say aomaihlng other than,
"Who said there wa* anything wrong
with thorn? They are aa nature and
UB.C, made them, Who could aak tor
Dr. Buchanan gave out the following statement:
"Ai 1 must find something wrong
may I aay that you hav* been remla*
in three important point*?
"Yon Insist on paying too high a
rental for the gymnrilnm. But then I
suppose there Ie ae much excrcis* in
one danee ae in months ot badminton.
"You crowd too much Into the meeting of Convocation. 1 have noticed on
several ocoaeloni where nearly hilt
a doaen have orowded Into one row,
"Your benefaction* to yonr Alma
Mater bave b**n too small. 1 an not
aware ot any that exceed $100,000.
Perbapa the new B, Com'* will lead
the way la thi* respect.
"Oa the other hand there, ii much
about yon that I consider right Yon
are net. continually iDstructing the
ydunger generations of *tud*nto on
how they *hould run their atudent
affair*. You are content to let them
profit mort from your example than
from yonr advice. Your achievements
in graduate work have brought distinction to, your Alma Mater and we
President L. 8. Kllnck, When interviewed about the apathy dlsplayed'by
graduate* of th* U.B.C. re their Alma Mater, aald that in hie opinion the
burden ot organisation was. not even*
ly distrlbutod.
"This," he remarked, "was both a
compliment and rather a, serious criticism." it meant that the executive
wae fnnttoning but at the *ome Ume
that it was unable to obtain tie active
co-operation of the Alumhl,
Ai an excellent example of co-operation amend *tud*nt*, Dr, Klinck referred to tha monumental task being
undertaken by Art* '81. Thi* cla*s,
two year* before It expects to graduate, 1* unearthing Information concerning B. C. biatory. adding scholastic treasure to a thesaurus in the use
of future historians.
This instance ot efficient association ot both sexes toward a definite
goal might well be followed by the
graduates in their rather indifferent
attempts to aot ae a united body. Dr.
Kllnck believes.
Prsf. F. *L (. Vssd
"One reason tor graduate apathy,"
said Professor Wood, "I* the (act that
graduate executive* do not show the
same abilities a* they do ae under
graduate*." This, Professor Wood believes, 1* largely du* to tbe pressure
of business and domestic worries.
In criticising the organisation of
graduate activities Professor Wood
declared that "things are too hastily
planned and not built up systematically." "However," he continued,
"there la no reason to suspect disinterest in college affairs." Professor
Wood la of the opinion that graduates outside of .he city are more interested in University affairs than
the average graduate living in Vancouver. "It's a case of absence makes
the heart grow fonder," he said.
Professor Wood ls proud of the
work of the Players' Club ln providing the Ohrtstmaa Play as a medium of contact between the graduates
and undergradutes. "The Christmas
plays," he said, "are always a reunion."
os.-!.-. _s —* ** -■ --
Avoiding the question, "What's
wrong with the U.B.C. Alumni?" with
the adroitness of a registrar of long
experience ln handing out meaningless diplomas in Latin to graduates
on payment of $80, S nley W. Mathews switched to tne problem of
Alumni record* when a*ked for information.
Co-operation between the Alumni
society and some offloe directly connected with the university is essential
for the proper functioning ot such a
aystem, he declared.
Mr. Mathews pointed out that British Columbia ia not alone in having
difficulty in keeping tab on its graduate*.
"All attempts I know ot in other
universities to keep Alumni records
apart from the university heve been
(allures," he said, "And any attempt*
to keep record* purely by the Alumni
have been (allure*."
He pointed out that th* Alumni i*
composed of widely separated classes,
and to function properly there must
be some bond of union. A workable
•ystem of complete Alumni record*
should go far to establish such a
bond, he declared.
W*  ■*  Wc'JpVWBS
Dean R. W. Brock has several practical and consistent suggestion* designed primarily to consolidate the
graduates as a group and incidentally
to assist undergraduate executive*.
The strength of any organiietion,
he maintain*, depend* mere upon the
ability, time and enthusiasm Its leaders devote to lt than on th* mass of
members. '  ,      f, a
members at the Alma Mater Society
upon peym*nt of, the regulgr Alma
Mater fee, thi* membership to catty
the right to election.of officers in
the Alma Mater Sooiety;
The experience of graduatee would
be valuable to the newly-elected an*
dertpaduate executive*, a* well is
swelling thi volume of the Ai__a Mater funds,
Dean Brook advised the eleotion of
a graduate ae Pretidint of the Alma
Mater Society, Th« outolde conneot-
Uon made possible ln thle way would
prove valuable te the University,
while the burden of detailed campus
activities could be divided among nn-
dergraduate vice-presidents. A salaried graduate as business wan w*rirAi
also aprov-d by the <••*».
lataF lL_teaa_i
ma^mmwa SO  ^Bi  ^NVMR
_ ft_£n T: M. Clwnent, when ached
to give his opinion ih regard to th*
Alumni, did not adoft a oriticai 'S
titttd*. ' v   •"
He pointed ont that the graduate
body wa* a* yet quite young, having
only been in existence for the lift
16 years, as a reiuit its flhanoial
power at present ono not be expec*
ih the Senate, the body whft
the ivolicy of $e njuw$$, <
should hear ih muft totAllT&Si
should be r.pws4mto^n.TwM
according to Dean plement.
a___a a i *_____aft
"I have had Very Utile touch with
the Alumni but what little I have haa
been pleasant rather than otherwise,"
said Dean M. L. Bollert, when asked
(or her vlewe concerning the Alumni
Sooiety of the University.
Dean Bollert said she bad hat Utile
(ault to find except that ee far nojette
had come forward with aa offer ta
build the Women's Union Building,
the plaoe of which Is certainly not
taken ln any way by the now gymnasium. At Queens University a $100,000
Women's Union building was bttllt
by th* Alumni Society. Ofaduhtoe do
oot need to be shown the immense
value of such a building to the Vto*
To get an Idea of undergraduate criticism of th* Alumni Society, two
undergraduate* w«r* Interviewed.
Russ Munn, preeldent A.M.S., think*
that graduate* ahould organise Into
subsidiary cluba similar to those' of
the undergraduate society. "If they
would do this, they would have something to draw them together," he said,
suggesting the various athletlo olub*
and debating organisations.
Mr. Munn further advocates that
the Alumni society allow Into Its membership all students who have been
forced to withdraw from university
before graduating through reasons
other than academic.
"So far as getting in touch with
the university, the Alumni are dead,
that's all," declared Rod Pllkington,
editor ot the U.B.C. publicationi,
when asked what was wrong with the
Mr. Pllkington pointed out that an
(ar as putting on shit* at homecoming
theatre night the grade are .imply
out of the program.
He mad* clear, however, that the
graduate* bad been doing praiseworthy work in attempting to supply
gymnasium equipment tor the new
building. '
We 'tjaa fa VHWHOVi,
"It you hed something mora to de
aa aa organisation your A&umni eoo-
lety would be muoh bettor off," declared Dr. M. Y. Williams when aaked
for a criticism of the Alumni. "An
organisation* without something to do
cannot laat long."
Dr. William* suggMtod that a e_aall
committee of specially Mleoted taca
and women graduates shoeM repsee-
•nt their Alumni hi working with, undergraduate* of the university.
In such a way graduate*, might help
undergraduate* to bencflt by then-
previous experience both to university and outolde contact*. Thi* commit*
to* ahould be wtthttt reach ot th* university, he said.
Gradual**, no matter whor* they
are, could do much to dispel mtsin-
tormatlon about th* U.B.C. and as a
bodv oould wield conaldcyable inSn*
once stated Dr. William*,
Jessie Monnlo la studying In Paris.
P. D. I, Honeyman, So. ^21, was recently appointed general aoAiuuer of tha
Inspiration Smelter at MCaml, Arliona.
Dorla Crompton, Muriel MePheo and
Ronald Todd all of '19, and Piggy Hurry
'27 are taking the Librarians' course at
Washington. ffjOVj^BIB 6*1929,
'    i. mmmmmmmt'l   I i     •    in
'   itts__Bas_B__a_9__sp
IJ      uti
Matore, _»WW<_ Aers, »o«wtor.
Phone, Boy. Mf4-i
i i^^^^k^^n*
With the departure of the Three
Muokateera from the "Muok*a*Muck"
pages of tht f,Ubyeeey," tUjg pais
seems somewhat ot a sequel, although
not quite "Twenty yean after,"
1" One Muckateer, at least la valiantly
taring forth under the triple emblem*
of the Indian, the Devil, and Shrdlu
Btaoln, and calls to his old comrades
to rally round a* In dayo ot old. Mr,
Cork, veteran of many seaaons, hai
already heart th* rally.ag.or/, and
makes hla appearance In thi* Issue.
With sheepehin* carefully stowed
away, and hoods surrounded with'
moth-balls, the>v*** of Muck are
'-arching on with confidence that
mOlr rank* will lnoreaae from y*ar
yeer,—P.I.P. (flrat Muokateer).
>, Aspiring Anthorees: "Oh, professor,
4«,yott really like my style?"
(MtTei^yei, bht I like yonr fertfc
much better."-Ex.
., JJJE.Jul___rf_____B,jJU i *\it.«i
•'fr«gp»***f; jC«aa/, •■■■"
Ai   ^■A'■■■■■
%.,    A >    ? "
\      \
"1|«y tame, Thty Saw
«*Hr^ty ordered'*
"tH4T descr\bej* moit accurately what hap*
lpem whan cuitoroara, naw and eld, coma
This year th* designs ore mora crttractjva than ever
aad em new water color process
•finances thorn effectively.
we iNvrri you to comb-- and see- and okder
566 SaymowStraot Trinity 1311
.. _ # HeHooph, professor ot Applied Cosmalosn Sagebrush University, is again visiting Vancouver In
the oourse of hie study in mil moisture,
"The Big Brother Movement la still
Incomplete," he stated to a "Ubyssey.
Sad" reporter, who net him daring
e course of the Professor's studies,
"It only solves part ot th* problem.
"Consider the vast mental gulf between the Freshman and the Senior,
and then consider the itiu greater
gnTf that exists between the Senior
and the Oreduat*: Hew, If anyone
needs a BlgJJrother, It is certainly
the poor unfortunate Senior.
"The Senior, like the Freshman, has
no real idea of the fitness ef thin
Coming Into contact only
th the
tower years, h* considers that he
knows everything, ah mmmm
ft formed In hla Sophomore rear,
Then, he believes that a unlveriT
degree will lit htm to earn Wil.
living, which of course is erroneoui.
Again, he believes thai he 1* >du-
ie only beginning to learn,
"The preaent Big Brother Movement la intended lo make tha Freshman a presentable object in the Uni
ich gehlof if'J
verilty. Similarly e*e_ _, . _
have a Grad to look after him, „
make him measure up to the idea!
U.B,q, standard, whatever that i*.
J^ni Home-Coming each  Graduate
_&_i*_. * totro*«^> W« Nttle
.-__ „Jtfc"aWt-M
Grad. to compensate the la..„ ,„. wv
treatment he receives In the cold
world. He should defer to bt* Mg
Wfe_H I!***" *» t«w--mm
JSWU" etc. aa often ^possible,
taiweht queation* concerning partle-
nlare of graduate hoods, gown* and
sheepskins would be In good taste.
"The Grad. would then pat hie
ThWbe would speak of an "important busincM engagement with the
Mayor" and pull ont a gold watch.
"Next the ©red. would speak long*
insly of the old times when "men
were men aad the University wae a
Unlverelty/' He would Anally enlarge
on the devilish trick* he and hie fellow undergraduate* used to play on
the professors.
"In return for this condescentlon,
the Little Brother would be allowed
to ask questions that can be answered
and would receive Indefinite advice
from the man of the world. Thus the
system would restore self-confidence
to the graduate and impress the Senior with hla own unimportance, both
extremely laudable objects."
Here   the   Profesuor   gulped   down
another glass of local molature and
went faat asleep in his chair.
HStSN MATHSWi, Art* '88
eiONgy aTnVI¥m?&n, a*, 'at
i*tm"a?KIIn_^'JU* >m
MAusiinsSiw^ru •#•
lvlb A^iWIfflgr, m
Dau__M*_af__MV B_eM___na_____iM___s
Expiate Atari mtts
question et the day, "What I* the matter with the University ef British
Columbia Alumni Soeiety," the tol*
torvlewed on that meet popular
ition et tie day.^What 1* the i
people  eald  the  following
0. G. Sedgewlck-Oh, there le
hwp), li th^f (thwnp). ^
Jehu aldington—Well, yen eee, We
one (thump), Is
from ©em.
|Sjp«w>e**liw d*.
vaine. a ■ ■
' Common Beer*
Itodento rlet fer more so*
gjjgm«| ailtote fer more
ovefnmsnt promise* «* In*
Delegation waits en gov.
— Auditorium oolleat**,
eenata deplore* over.
eMee aalaad. Citua*
.   we desperate.
June 18, feff-AnneN to Wigwam erect.
__■  v.-altvaraa. ""^"- -""
»W%tM       »u»<"«e eollaps^s.
ana drawn by govern.
ole university dopier**
•_*_*** aeo per eont Overcrowding
thii way
Philip Snowden—Th* flttance. The
membera won't nay their teee.
Prof, F.O.C. Wood—Alumnlt Thgfe
a novel Idea. '
Bill Tansl*y-Th*y need the eld
Fairview buildings tor olub*rooms.
George Bernard Shaw—Nothing,
oept the people in lt for exam;
I'm not a member,
Munn—I mu*t constat the
Builness Manager.
Gene Tunney — ltd eleinber* are
neglecting their Shakespeare.
Prof, L, Robertson—Not like thi1
good old days.
Prof, H. F. Angus—That remind
me of India where private by the,
name of . , , . , ' '■
Uoyd Oeorge—There ain't
Bertrand Russell—Therre edtioated
wrong, '
Mayor Malkln—Certainly.
Dr. Boggs—I have nothing to say,
But on the one *'""*
fahl M
give the
i.   L,   8.
and j , , .
•-Neithtn' .have t, but
form and I'll say It
Xllnck-Not  enough
Ante* In it
Chief Bingham—I haven't made
their acquaintance yet.
Maohenale Xing—they need a liberal education.
Rev. Duncan McDougall—Don't
speak dlireipeotfully ot the d
Maurice   DMBriaay—>Not
fraternal toeUng.
Aimee  Semple
need a great revive
Dr. McKechnie—Unlike the University, Its membership le not overerowd-
Benito Mussolini—They need Ha
to run it.
Almee' Bemple MoPhertOn—Th«y
Bach day more and mors
of ths fellows are dropping
In to see ua. Our Harrig ft
Donegal Tweeds are still in
the lead as the popular
Received a sample trench
coat today. Don't miss sse-
lng thla. We are expecting
a full line within the week
to fulfill the orders whioh
we have already taken.
The Arts are holding
their da-ace at the Hotel on
November 16. Now la the
time to order the tuxedo,
ao we can have tt ready for
you la time.
Regent Tailors
Sic $26 less
160 Haiti Mi It, w.
Fifty Millions tor Development
PUBLIC vtlliey sevwiae mort always ha tmdsi
Ua tha pteWic'a ds—nrli,
Dwateg eke aaxt ate yaafa, ffee B. C Ueettie
Railway Coaspaay vriB ayesMl 850*000,000 oa
■HUsiU-ai te* yawer. tnaeyafttMem ead pa ee*>
wieee k adwaieoe ef the seed*.
lawlu-a, Bridge Jklror, CaatyMl BJvec-
aad aaaay od*e* gnai prelect* will ba aV-ralaaeo.
as that electric power wul always tm awalJaws
_ar the kaneae ae^ _a4a_eriM ed tlmea d-aetioiib
The ralaia_g ei them ee***m*me tdhae depemde
BB|^^^B|  ais^V WmamthmTmrnmaaWW   mMmm   wHBV BPV  ^sib  JBs^^^PwCaV   k*meaiSSm^SwWsV
Caampaay. It will roqafao the ea uaeraiiesi aad
a pjreepetwue aeeapaay with As geedwitl al taa
iMMie eaa da sa»
^*W eue.u
AI fr^nv?,*. .«..
■ '■
(ConUnued trdm rage 1)
Local Council, but the Alumni Assocl-
,   „   ation Is not represented. It is hoped
•   that th* Alumni AssOclaUon will see
.  St.to appoint suoh a representative.
fr, a "The National Counoil of Bduca-
*v. r-.SJIflli'a,aeymanont body hi men and
r^*n,,prtndpally laymen, who are
'actively.,'interested in, Canadian Bdu-
cation ln%e widest sense of the word.
It Is ah active organisation ln Canada
~   ;:.jghioh deals with. Canadian Education as a National problem, one ot
tm aims is to demonstrate that adult
education is really education rightly
eca*o_v*d*. that all lie deluding
scheel.and University training S but
a valttlble preludei that no echeme
itlon can serve it* time aad
on whieh omlto aay taeter or
staM ^ either life or knowledge.
"This year's program Includes a vie*
It from a team of Morris Dancers who
will reach Vancouver on November
If and will give a performance at the
Arcane Theatre on that date. Thle ie
of unusual tntereat In view ot the revival of folk-dancing In Burop* at th*
present Urn*. They will be accompanied by ballad-elager* from the origin'
at out of thi 'Begga/s Opera,'
"Later Ja the year a week'a program will be given over the radio
records made specially for the
I OOnaotl. Among othar Inter*
Subject* contained la the**
. li a leotur* by Sir Oliver
in •Time and Sp*.*/     . ,,
next year, the OounoU will
..,.. a film week in Vancouver when
educational films of world-wide Inter-
est will be shown. Including the meg*
nhtelent story ei Scott'* trip to thi
Booth Pole, A distinguished lecturer
trom Iceland will also visit Vancouver and eeveral other programs aire
to.be arranged.
"In addition to these leotures, the
Oounoil le arranging a series ot de*
batee on co-education to be held aim-
ultoaeously in the various important
cities in Canada, which will hay* obviously tntojresUng results, it is hoped
to secure professor Osborne of the
TJnlversty ot Manitoba to debate on
thii subjeot in Vaucouver against
some member of the faculty of the
UniverTlty of BriUsh Columbia."
.The marrtaae took place on July il,
1 tit,, at Buenos Aires, of Berth* Coates
to ttiohard.J*. V. Cooper jjecond sen o\
* of
xfordshlre, Bnglan
.re. Coopar are lij...__....
In tbe .Argentine .Republic
where .Mr. Cooper U employed In the
Agricultural 8*etlon .line Buenos Alrea
and Oreat gojuthern Railway Ltd. Their
permanent addraas 1st
ieeeton Fofeento Rut.
CoHStltuolon, Buenos Al
F.C.S.,  Plaaa
em mati
iribry from %fbi
-.-#_' >T* *r«o«lv«_dl
With honors In mod-
*onto. She fa now at
ill,  having recently
home but la very ill,  having
undergone a serious operation.
They Vellum, a former Rhodes aohol-
ar la a* tutor at Lincoln College,, Oxford,
Tftrry warren '88 holda a common-
*Hh feUowehlp at the  Unlveralty of
Marsajra* Morrlaon
ley 'il mraftftha Regii
. Ronn Pear*** nai
fellowship to 1 "
been  lecturing
'IS and Jaan Oil*
. atrar'a office.
 ,  jaa been awarded a
to atudF'-ta Europe.  He haa
in  History  at  Columbia
la working for
lo-ohimlatry at
._,   Johnny Allafdyoe   „. .
___«.^K>__dlf_*S In .SUp-oh . „
Mcalll under sqholarahlp which he waa
granted last spring.
R#. rcote '|*Vd. Jaok McMillan
v Medical Oourse at MCC....
ojkerL Se, '98, of the Oeo-
logical' Survey,
Ottawa, to Vancouver
ileal Oourse at McOlll
, Se, '98, of the Oeo*
been transferred from
... ■•}*_. fliMarii**y '87. Vlvl*n Hudson
1J and boily Maimer '19 are technicians
In the Vancouver General Hospital labor*
!tUWfi^^f Undying at Har
aNT'SBoboT '
, Paul MoVsi
ItUton  gcSplarfhlp Per .studying  trade
oondltlqrjs. In Japan. His headquarters
tan la Junior Trad* Com*
spending tho
"Jaok iwanMrj was" the flrst grad. of
, -aura jLrttfei 14 I*
winter Mike continent.
ir iwantoj] wa* tho flrst grad
   In ono of PormntT. de*
&K^tfiffi' ,MUUnt ,n Dtt,r''
to^morts*'% la on the "Sun'*
trefny HHvaon M and Nan H*ia*
Social Service m
of th*
ir*. * m
'81, was ob
... will
obanioal *t
hosa origlnaj
'hose, graduatl
^}rAuTi kW*A%s m
U B Y 8 6LB YGBAP^ .
^^M^M_a-___-_i-_.i i ii - r r.STiifBM<i^yMI--Mari--Mi
(Continued from Page 1)
an appeal because of approaching va*
cations.   Time,   however,   was   the
essence of the contract and a start
had to be made.
The committee has since sent follow-up notices to graduates who have
not as yet made donations. Letters
have been sent to over fatty Alumni
in high schools ot the province. and
In Other centers] asking their co-operation in tbe collection of this money.
Word ha* been received from Victoria that graduates there will assist
in this drive. Fraser Llstsr, president
of the Victoria branch ot the Alumni,
etatee that they are willing to collect
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kept glowing by the faithful few."
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eaoh individual Alumnua to prov* that
the above atatement ia a fallacy and
that he still has some hind feelings in
his heart tor his Alma Mater,7 do*
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aupport, the Alumni Society will be*
come a living tact, a credit to its
members and a blessing to the future
generation ot nndirgraduates," Is hli
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The Varetty MeKeebaie das aahby
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os Monday aftoraoon at till ie
probably tha faeteit and best working
machine that Coach Tyrwhltt has
turned ent In three yeare to represent
tha Blue and Gold, avei elnee regies
tratloa day the coaches have been
hammering the team' into shape In
preparation for this titanie struggle
oh Thanksgiving day. Cheered only
a thousand undergrads aad Alumni
the team should.hand the highly-
touted Vancouver sftuad -the biggest
iWMse In cup history.
ffcmpetltion for places this year te
keener than ever before. Coaches
TyrWhitt and Kennedy are in a quan-
dry da to which fifteen shall trot on
to the oval with Captain Locke on
Monday. However, thi list of poisi-
hilraee has thinned down to about
eighteen or nineteen m*n.
of beet arfd brawfl71.ii deadly
dp, ''Mjj»^:phjb^/.it
take more knocks and bangs and stll
keep going than anything Henry ever
"Behold our swift,elusive Bertie,"
he is the younger halt of the Barratt
*an»|y. Outside of rugby circles he is
iwb as tbe "Singing Fool," As a
•y player he is known a* the best
half-back  in  Vancouver.   His
Ire ground one big game against a tra*
Alumni, rugby was the one big game that
it seems only natural that the MoKeohnle
lip, the cream of Vancouver's rugby talent
M the Qrads' homecoming, Vancouver hai
rival and year In and year out for ten year*
for the possession of tho McKechnie Oup,
es are like bullets, his left foot
„rJ,l* a dream, and tt is a treat to
ihfOVblm swerv*. It you want ex.
Citement, come out to Brockton Point
on Monday and watch Bertie. •"
ts a speedy runner And
possesses a powerful kick.
Dickie Bright throws a big black
ratheF queer'characTeristlc, Dick la a
fighting foolAHe »w>!|^.f1i as Little
Dick. The other';RM»ard is called
"Big Dick" and his last name is Nixon. In spite of being a Science-man he
ia a wonderful breakaway. His piston-
like arm* are a menace to anyone who
comes within yards ot him. He ls sure
to give.a good account of himself.
Phil Barratt needs no introduction
to the rugby public of Vancouver.
Brockton Point wouldn't seem natural
without Phil's fiamlng hair and hard
working Jaws. Phil spends his Saturday afternoons smearing Vancouver
stars, and his evenings doing th*
same to his Utile nrother. Seriously,
though, Phil ls the fastest man on
the team. His Varsity rugby experience goes back to the day* when he
plaj*e-rf in th* Miracle Team against
the Maoris.
Then there Is Willie the conqueror,
a* faat ae a fuddea shock, possessing
rugby brains "de luxe" and a horrible
fighting (ace which makes it bard (or
hla 'Opponents to watch him. Bin
Look* would muoh rather see an opponent on hi* back than on his feet
whed It Come* down to buslnesa on
th* field. It i* the** affliction* com*
bin*d with hi* other Inherent quail-
tl*e that make Bill the rugby player
tbat he Is It you have never seen a
fearless player, one who has played
rugby since he could say "pass" you
have a treat in store for you on the
eleventh at Brockton Point
Harold Kelly, the "Grip of the
North," the great mass of muscles is
one of th* team'* most colorful backs.
Harold trains on animal crackers and
lung bomb* and eats Meralomas raw
without salt. Harold will provide the
humor for the crowd on Monday. He
has a bad habit of removing obstructions by the seat of the pants and
leaving dead men in heaps along the
tou.hllnea. Unlike the good-looking
captain, Harold sticks strictly to rugby and despite hla Ollberttan profile
ha* neither wife nor children.
The front rank of the scrum will
probably be composed of the playful
little trio rejoicing in the labels of
UgronairesXIash With Townspeople
States Desoatcli from Julius Caes^r
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having gone Into winter quarters it was decided thit %Kfe S the menfof
80th Legion, tho durieg the previous winter, had Kit their far flared trophies
and muoh prised shields to the oltlsens of the neJgibdNnt city,while play
rugblus, a game much played by til* people of Britannia, and which game the
" lag of a warlike nature and ot great stature do play
me should be played between th* soldiers
Th. time nf the winter eatted. Thanks^ £JMU^£ C.
people of thig olty being of a warlike nature and
continually and with great skill, a
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The Barratt twins, oonspiouotis In everr rugby game by their'natural afflictions ot auburn and blonde
tresses, will be seen tn action on Monday. Both have been playing in Senior company for three.seasons and are well verscdM'a&rytddtfieivable form of rugby strategy. Bert's familiar war ttfffojn
"Wheel left" will undoubted!/ Be MMfd' Incessantly while the scene of fifteen men chasing another off'
—       one end of the field wtll find Phil the victim of the pursuit.
Aylwin, Murray and Mason. These
lads get full value for their cents
every time they step on the scales
and possess a speed which makes
Bobby Gaul* feel Jealous. Besides their
speed, they all three possess another
wonderful attribute, that ot being
able to find their opponents' shins
from almost any angle. A lot depends
on these boys on Monday.
Bstabrook, the Galloping Ghost, Is
the veteran of a thousand rugby
games yet shows no Indications of
wear. Besides being fatit, Esty puts
an awful amount of avoirdupois behind each straight-arm. When he gets
going there Is nothing this tar north
that can atop him. He is almost sure
of a plaoe on the three-quarter line.
Glen Ledingham, the whispering
kbt tho blond giant, Mfill probably be
Playing in the rear ranit of _rif serUrii
In the big game. Glen is aggressive
to say the least being one of our most
energetic players An a lpoae scrum.
And oh, thatEuitache.f ? >
Another practically certain man ln
th* backfleld ls Bobby Gaul. Although
yqpng In years, Bobby ia old in rugby
ategy. How anyone ao small can
nd so many knocks 1b bewildering,
the tact riinains that'he Is the
inal rubber baJJ a* fares absorb-
ther poaalbllltiea for the backfleld
Mercer, Cotterell, and McNeil.
ae men are all of senior calibre
aad ar* making th* regular* work
hard to keep their places. Art Mercer
aid Cotterell are both flrst class
handlers and can ahow their heels
to moat of the city's rugby talent
Doug McNeil, the third member ot th*
trio Is also an old hand at th* game,
having played McKechnie Cup rugby
laat year. Owing to the fact that he
wa* unable to turn out from the beginning, he may not be playing.
There are five flrst class rugby
players fighting for one vacant piece
In the forward Iln*. They answer to
Rogers, Martin, Pllkington, McConnaohle and Wood, These men ari so
equally matched that it will be a
tough Job for Jack Tyrwhltt to single
out any one of them, However, we
ahall see on Monday.
Laat, and most Important come the
namea of the two coaches, Jack Tyrwhltt and Jack Kennedy. These are
the two men who are out early and
late, driving, coaxing, spurring on the
boys to greater deeda, depriving them-
Captain MoKeoknte Cap Teem
Bill Locke, well-known to all' Vat*
Ity athletes, who fills the capacity of
rudder of the team when lt launches
Its attack on the Vancouver Rep
squad. Bf|l started his rugby, career
Ih Victoria, playing for Victoria High
School, Victoria College, J.B.A.A. and
Victoria Rep. His wealth of experience and knowledge of rugby tactics
ahould prov* a Vital force when Vara*
Ity meets the most important game
of the fall term.
aelvea of their leiaure hours to ahape
up a team worthy to mint the atrong
Vanoouver agfcrearatton.
Coach Tyrwhltt feela that the team
ia tn the pink or condition. He haa
ceased morning practices and will
complete preparations for Monday by
a fast workout Wednesday and Saturday. The boys will rest up over
the week-aid and gather Sunday evening for a final word or two from the
coaches and captain.
Varsity Rugby players are all agog
this year about the promised trip to
the Maritime.. For many seasons U.
B.C. ruggers have heard rumors of
possible trips to various parts of the
world, but those whispers usually
died nt about Christinas time. Thla
year, however, It Is a different story.
Ralph Brown, last yoar'. president,
received au Invitation from Dalhousle University this summer. At the
first general meeting of the English
Rugby Club this tall the invitation
was enthuaaatlcajly accepted and Ihe
-Wtetttlve tjF the club began" laying
plans for the proposed tour.
So far, nothing definite has been
decided, but a tentative prqgram bus
been planned. The team will leave
Vancouver on or about May 1, 1930.
They will probably stop off In Winnipeg to play the first game. The next
contests will very likely be played In
Montreal, Toronto and Hamilton. Both
the University o( Toronto and McQilt
play Bnglish Rugby and the U.B.C. is
looking forward eagerly to thla Intercollegiate competition. The next matches wtll be played in the Marttlmes.
Ther*. English Rugby ts the big game.
•Mttt* flhly game. A series of three
games will probably be played wtth
Dalhousle University. This wtll be a
return series, as they were at the
coast two years ago.
After this series, th. Vanity players will return home. Some will atop
off en route for their summer Jobs.
Bill Locke, present Senior Captain,
will stay tn Quebec where he will
commence a career of mechanical
Thin trip la bound to bring a lot of
attention to U.B.C. If the team re-
caiv.a the aupport it should while in
Vancouver It will be on* of the beat
ever seen In British Columbia.
tm al wmKi tt Caaaaaclrt tat
it 1:30 Unil*, feafara ytrtfc ti Inclt*
of the 80th Legion and the repi
tatlves of th* city.     #
These thing* being arranged
the appointed day being at hand, ■
crowds had aassmbtod at th* o
place, which wa* asperated from
tium, and the young men and ma
of UMj-lU„ri».iiltha_ut
singing the praties of their teams
But notwithstanding the great multitude a place had been kept clear In
tholr midst which Caosar had divided
At length the chosen men ot thi
80th Legion appear on this field snd
after them come, the repnsMAtgtlves
W db ThC b&menT when playing
but are clad only ln the lightest of
garments and the appearance of these
aXMUBT m' ■"• "*!■
The  lieutenants of the opposing)
teams now send ambassadors to Caesli
ar to signify their readiness tor comt;
bat and Caesar himself gives the *ig«t
4»aWor battle. }l
At this signal on* of the cltiien.
rushes at the ball which according to
custom had been placed In the centre
ipl (the'field and hitting lt a mighty
lick Sends lt soaring for a great distance over the head* of the legion*;
arte*. Now th* ball 1* caught by one
B.sLoccus, leader of the legionaries'
antl now with great speed he makes!
for the goal of the enemy, but in spit*
of all his wiles he Is stopped by the!
' J»ykf '°t___*e enemy and forced to tha,
- r_r*ui(lx TPbici indeed do they strive1 j
mightily one with tho another each
trying himself to gain possession of
the ball and carry it into the terrltooi
Of. the epemy, as when in the heat of
battle the opposing armies each strive
to capture the standards of the enemy
and to outwit the forces ot the oppon^i
ents. ij
While these things are taking plncoj
*fff*1Bgionary, H. Barrus, one of tho Bar*!
rl brothers who were -alike famour
both for their swiftness and their
great, cunning, darts Into the fray and'
seizing the much sought ball, putt*1
forth- hla upmost effort and dashes
through the ranks of the enemy, not
stopplns till he has reached ths greatly prized goal.
Then do the men of the camp raise
a mighty shout; a shout such aa has
not been heard within the recollection
of our fathers; a shout whlcb ia heard
throughout the city and which ochos
even tjp4he_dai%|AX^,ojLJU|e|iy-,
er Capnafius to tWFfwiy -hor__ ot
the bay Brittanious.    """ |
Now wa^red^iljljiNlviloltrthe c|tl
lzens return to the combat, determtn
ed at all cost to shatter the defence!
of their hated rivals and at flrst, dr
account of this great resolv. and thtfii
undoubted courage they are able t
hem la on all *ld*«_th* fore** of th
legion and to drive them back to the.
last.line of defen^/pitt jt# the m
of the camp rally and the oltlsens, c
hausted by wounds and the fury of thoy
combat, are forced to retreat and d
pite the exhortations of their lead*
were not able to wlthitand the oh*|
slaught of the soldiers who not only
bora 4own on them from all direction*a
but repeatedly broke through thelm
ranks r.nd sooner than anyone lookudf
for they succeeded In again carrylqgA
the ball behind th* well-guarded goil|*
of the cltisens.
The tlmo which had been set for th*
playing of this gam* having now cx4l
plred, Caesar gave orders for thorn to I
cease playing and gives orders that ■
the townspeople shall return th* trean- j
ured trophies they had previously
won. '
On hearing these word* great is the,
joy of the legionaries end blaok is
the despair of the cftisen*. So great is *
the Joy of the legionaries, they he-
have *s one who having drunk too
freely at the feast of Bacchus is able
to control neither tli'e movement of
his legs nor the utterances of his'
tongue, and thus they return In triumph to the camp. , ' November 8,1929.
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For the benefit of those who are interested to tha extent ol perusing this papef, some explanations ot the "whys and wherefores" of Its
purpose will prove of little value to the patient reader. First and foremost, let It be understood that it is published entirely by the Rugby
Club of U.B.C. for all students intending to baok the team on Thanksgiving day. In the flrat match for the MoKeohnle Cup and to give their
whole-hearted support.
We do not wish, we cannot wish, to decide your minds by an eloquent display of Bnglish, because to do that is not the motive. We are
merely endeavoring in the beat way possible to put before you the
situation and sincerely hope you will take it seriously, It is indeed a
task, to stir up enthusiasm or muster college spirit, But we oan explain
why there is so little pep, point out the need of it and tell you what it
means when it is given by every student and given spontaneously.
Nine atudenta out of every ten will say that there li no pip or
whoopee or college spirit heny—they don't suppose there ever will be.
They will tall you of the football games at Washington and Stanford,
how thousands are turned away from the "bowl," thousands who would
give a lot to see five minutes of play. Tntf will tell you of the student
band, the special stunts and a soore of othif equally astounding fact*,
lt ia true, every word of it. Why do they do it t How do they manage
itf Tbe answer Is simple. Everybody realisee what the teams oan do If
they have staunch support. No matter sow heen the team, li Is bound
to play better, to flgtit its hardeet when they hair thii fellow atudeMs
cheering them on, keen es the players themselves, to aee them cross the
line and win the game. Why oannot U.B.C. do it? Ifc oan, but not ty
deploring the lack of pep, sitting hack and doing nothing about it. it
ig up to every individual to shot hli or her worth. Let the Freshmen
show the university what they we made of aad attend tbe game "en
masse," Let them put themselves "on the map" at the university as a
olttss poaaeeaed of vigor and loyalty, and demonstrate their idea of epilog* spirit aa regards anticipation In aupport. Let them swell the parade
through the town on Monday by providing the larger httmber at egrs
and as they pass on tbe Why to the Point let everybody know what lit
la ill about. They may be condemned aa rah-rah Froshmen, but it is
Collide Spirit nevertheless,
And finally, a word about the team. This year hie eclipsed ell
Srevlous seasons in the number that have turned out to make tne flint
f teen. Competition is at a peas and there ia an abundance of material
to ohoose from. T_*ey have practiced frequently and faithfully, early
morning and afternoons, rain and shine. They are looking forward to
the afternoon of the eleventh, confident of showing the Ren. that there
is still an uncorked store of gameness and dash/Varsity1, proverbial
qualities. They expect to be backed—and backed. They have done well
their share. Let all roads lead to Brockton next Monday afternoon.
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The McKechnie Cap. emblem of rug-
by supremacy in tbe provtiMe, ii a
trophy donated by tha tfaveSit?
Chancellor, Dr. McKechnie, in IMS
ror th* Provincial Rugby OImwmii»
ship. Or, MoKwhni* wae then a roe-
ident of Nanaimo and the eld Was*
almo Hornet* k*pt tha trashy at
home tor several year*. VtotomTVan*
couver, Westminstov, Oowtchan aad
Ladysmith hev* ill held the cap at
varioue tlmee.
in 1980 Varsity'* rugby taaas,
until then of little note, startled the
Pacific Coast sporting warm by ad*
ministering to th* ereek Stwforjj lit*
varaity Team, Olympjo game champions, a convincing defeat The lol*
lowing year U.B.cT entAred thf Mc
Keehnle Cup series and won it fir
the Srst time, it was suooeasfuly defended until five years. e|
tor defeating Vancouver
Mme, vareity m out i .
struggle in the return turtle. k
In 1911*81 Varaity waa again now*
out by a small margin, hut w *h* fof*
lowlhgjrear yirgUy e^fdjhajireat-
sit comeback in CUP hUtory, F»m a
team that wae overwhelmingly de-
feated In the flrat Cup match, they
forged ahead to win tho dieting
game*, capture the cup, and thus
acquire the phenomWal nam* of the
Miracle Team. The following .eaaon
Vancouver won we coveted! trophy
for that year. Lait year Varsity's efforts were wain de-eate/Lby the
Vancouver Rep., who cirrM d« (hi
cup tor the second >n»*cutlv* year.
This yoar Varsity has the staroiMtMt
team ever flejded atoe* the diys when
the Miracle Team surprfied the whole
of Vancouver.
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Cheer leaders all over tbe nation
are deploring the lack of enthusiasm
at pep rallies. The University of
California cheer leader declared recently that "rallies have become weak
for the past two years. They have be*
come a matter of course, rather than
an *v*nt to look forward to."
A* a mattor ot fact, 1* th*r* really
anything in th* average pep meeting
to which a mor* or lass serious student may look forward? There le
usually a good*aised crowd ot under*
f'radustos. th* bend, and th* ob**r
eaders. Thar* is a good dsai of noiss
som* mualc, and innumerable contortions on the part of the cheer leaders.
Tearful pl*e* sr* mad* for th* "honor ot the school," and the general Im-
S ronton I* that If a atudent will y*ll
im**lt hoars* he ha* fulfilled his
greatest obligation to the school, The
student who falls to realise the heeea*
sity of joining in the general "bally*
hoo" is denounced as disloyal.
Now th* whole metter hinge* on
th* definition of college loyelty. Bom*
people Ilk* to yell and engage in an
outward demonstration of their feel*
logs, while others sbhor such demon*
•trations. Collage spirit can be Just
as strong without a demonstration
with the vocal chords as with tt.
Cheer leader* need to quit making
themselves ridiculous with fantastic
appeals about doing one's part by giving nine "Beh-riha." Ut him that
want* to y*U go ahead and do It, but
aUo tot him that prefers to be loyal
to th* school In some other way have
peace from the scolding ot cheer-leaders.
—S*ml-W**kly Osmpw*. (Delia*)
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raged on the far aid* oi the auditorium curtain, scores of Frosh waited
through long intervals between the
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Into Home-coming hilarities in the
auditorium last night.
Four acts by the Musical Sooiety,
Arts '83, Arts '88 and the Society of
Thoth, wore presented to th* appreciative audience.
The Mualoal Society staged a comic
operetta with a pathatio ending during which the hero and heroine dived
into the ooean with resounding
Arts '88 gave a realistic representation of "Kouncil iu Konolave"
wherein olympian foibles were exploited to tho full,
Th* Frosh orchestra and a bevy ot
girls reminiscent of ths "Strand"
spsotacles formed th* Freshman contribution to th* gaiety of grads.
The Society of Thoth presented ita
Royal Bgyntien Ballat In a spectacular rendering ot the story of "Anthony and Cleopatra" starring W. O.
Smith. Himi* Koshevoy and Fabian
Underhlll. An Egyptian army, a legion
of Romans and a ononis of dancing
girls with a Nubian buttor completed
the oast.
Following the Thoth Ballet, Brlc
North announced the show at an end
and the Frosh departed. Rehearsing
continued far into the night, until
all skits had been put through their
te FhefHtships Stressed
i, A specious argument in favor of a
college course IS that college is a
good place tor making friend*. This
may or may not bs true, depending
largely upon tbe, attitude* of win*
somenesa and response oa the part
of all concerned, but th* premise
often holde a corollary which 1* far
trom lovely. Suoh friends, a man
goes on to add, will stand him in
good stood in later lit*; and with
tbi* value in mind he goe* out to win
th* friendohlp of those who later will
stand him in good stead. Not a lovely
picture this of a man scurrying about
the campus to stake out his claim*
before the belt ones ar* taken. We
instinctively f*«l that something is
not fitting in auch a picture, and a
momeut'* aualytols show* us why.
Friendship, Ilk* the best values of
life, must be sought as aa end in Itself, a ssouMthlng intrinsically worth
while. The minute I realise tbat a
man seeks my friendship for some
ulterior end, true friendship becomes
sn impossibility. For the fullest give
and take between us there must be
an unshakable confidence that friendship is sought alon* for friendahlp's
sake. Can you imagine a worse college than one filled with students
who are each struggling to make
those friendships which will later
prove to be most beneficial ln the
active life after graduation? To be
sure, colloge friendships often prove
to be moat helpful. But this beneficence should be expected as a byproduct. Don't go to college to make
friends; a tar truer aim for a college
course lt to be a friend.
—Tho Interoollegian
Ot Import to China
Trans-Pactflc cables have been humming lately with a variety of war-like
news from China. Disputes with Russia over Manchuria and revolts on the
part of discontented generals fill the
column* of tho daily press until the
most optimistic might w*ll despair of
the coming of the peaceful times that
will be needed before China oan carry
out her adjustment with the Western
world. Yet one Inconapicuoua article
In the papers ot yesterday probably
contains more of real Import for the
future of China than all tbe fluctuations of her political troubles. That
was the opening of ths Vouching University.
Harvard men hav* an eapeelal la*
ter*st in th* inauguration of this
Istsst introduction of modern educational method* Into th* Orient in view
of the formation of the Harvard-Yen-
chlng Institute last year which led
to the reorganisation and •xpauslon
of th* Chin*** Department In the
University. It has been frequently
pointed out that there ere vast stores
of knowlsdge of an older civilisation
than any in the Occident that are all
but ignored in tbe West. But of even
more Importance is the spread of
Hurooean institution* and culture to
the Bast.
The inevitability of thla pfocees l*
a bitter pill to swallow for thos* tow
members of our own civilliatlou that
appreciate the true values lying beneath the chaos that prevail* ip China
to-day. But with transportation dad
communication a* far developed aa
they are now this westernisation can*
not be long delayed, and It may be
consoling to tbe friends of China that
It may turn oot for the best For the
Golden Age of th* Bmpire ls a thing
of the past and it the country that still
treasures Its remains la to enjoy the
benefits that a younger culture has to
offer, It oan only be by learning the
methods by which H bas been bhttt
np. China will be a happier land when
it has succeeded in taking its pipe
among the great nations m the world
to-day, and Harvard la fortunat* to
be represented amoag th* American
universities that are helping to bring
this about.
First Class
Shoe Repairing
Beef Material Used
Working one's way through college
haa often b«*n preoonted ln a glamorous aspect to the seeker for an
education. Even prospective students
to whom making a living ls not an Immediate necessity consider tackling
the problem for its disciplinary value.
To the youth who must g*t an education through his own effort* It presents the only avenu* to specialised
training. It is he who must weigh
whether the sacrifices are worth the
Immediate application of knowledge
to industrial life I* an important favorable factor. Use of new information
aids in its retention. Adjustment to
the practical world gives training In
the Judicious spending of money.
Guidance in the selection of » permanent vooation may be gained by outside
contact. Time, being valuable, Is used
without waste.
Overwork Is one of the dangers to
be avoided In tackling the double toll*
study program. Valuable school activities will be missed, at toast curtailed.
4023  10th Avenue West
mm prexy
President  MaeOracken • of Vaaaar
has now added hi* opinion to the
many other* that have been offered
aa suggestions for th* solution of tho
week-end problem und*r 'discussion
in New Haven at th* preaent time.
President MaoCracken believe* that "
"atudent* on a holiday are not apt to
take proper care of tbe_aselv*s. It
they are allowed motor* they may
•top at roadside stands and eat sandwiches Instead ot good wholesome
food, and are apt to keep most irregular hours. Here we allow the
students to go away for one week-end
a month. I consider that sufficient and
I believe that Yale Unlveralty or any
other University, either men or women ( would do well to follow auch a
It is quite evident that President
MacCracken's well-meaning remarks
are better without much practical
experience as to the hablta and
customs of undergraduates. Although
law-abiding for the most part with
respect to university regulations, a
restriction such as that suggested by
Vassal"* president would not only
meat with general disapproval but
many means of evading it would
rapidly be found.
In addition to tbe question of ineffective enforcement, there would be
the bigger problem of an undergraduate body united against a faculty.
For the** reeeeas we believe that so
hampering restrictions should b* employed In the "Back to New Haven"
drive, an dtbat th* freedom and in*
dependence which ha* long been part
of a college man'a oar**r ahould continue uninterrupted.
—Th* Pene*ylvanl«n
Social pleasur** will b* reduced to
the minimum.
L*ngtl.*ning of th* coll*g* oareer
by reduction of the number ot oredit
hour* carried appear* to be the most
advisable program to th* working stu-
d*nt. By thi* method h* can lay out
a balanced eehedule which will produce a decent living, provide time
for thorough study, tak* part In on*
activity, and occasionally enjoy a bit
of sooial llf*. —U. of Washington
Mils JAMII mil miUllfti. LT.C.l. (gssssN)
 Many Student Snoeeeseo -—
ITM18, 10tl DAVII trtJIT YIUMIONI flt.MM! Mil ''WSs>
Varsity Woman Star
In Swrnming Gala
Varsity Swimming Club lost out on
points against ths stronger Crescent
teams In the tower Mainland Swim*
mlng League Monday night, when the
total score stood 89-6-i ln the first
gala of the season at Crystal Pool.
The Varsity girls were well able
to hold their own with the Crescent
girls, but the men's toams were very
weak, compared to the superior technique aad speed of the Crescent
The women's relay race provided
keen competition. Orsscent got away
with an early lead, and it looked like
a win till Margaret McLeod, swim*
mlng the third lap. for Varsity, turned
la a spectacular •print, giving hor
team aa oaeily maintained lead,
Ronnie Wilson wag the outstanding
Varsity man, winning the 100 and 800
yard free etyle events.
The events end fiiults as far as
Varsity swimmers wsro concerned
were ee follows:
»?a*R <wo»op'e)-M. McLeod.
sdtoy (men's)—Shanneman.
100 Yards Breast Stroko-M. Ron;
M. Kirk; M. Thompson.
80 Yards Fro* Style (men)-HUU.
Diving (women)—!!. Archibald.
100 Yardi Free Style (women)—M.
V&S&etVyl. (men)-WU-
100 Tarda Free Style (women)—!..
McLean; M, Shelly. /'
Diving (men)—Peden.
80 Yards Back Stroke (women)—
M. Shelly,
800 Yard* Free Style (men)—Wilson. '
Medley (women)—H. Thompson; F.
100 Yards Back Stroke (men)—
*" liy  (women)**-*. Fettorlv;   M.
cLean; M. McLeod; M. Shelly; M.
Big Four-U.of Sask.
look; |. MoDiarmid
. .ank Lenwlll of the Crescent team
broke the only record of the evening
when he added ton feet to th* league
record for the men'* plunge for distance by diving 60 feet.
Thos. Kirk, M.L.A., for Vanoouver,
officially opened the gala with a
speeoh la whioh he paid tribute to
the builder* of th* pool.
anouoan mm team
In a friendly game played Wednesday on the Varaity field Varaity Juniors trounced the Anglican College
soccerites to the tune of 8*0. The
game was played in very ragged
fashion and was featured more by the
admirable defenalve tactic* ot the
A.T.O. than by any skill on the part
of Varsity. The match produced the
long sought centre forward tn Dickson wbo bagged two goal*. He was
well supported by Cox while Smith
played a good game at back.
Varsity's Big Four huskies will pit
their strength agalnat the pride of
the University of Saskatchewan In a
two game series November 10 and 88.
This date was decided on by a special
meeting ,ot the Students1 Council
Thursday noon.
Ths U, of Saskatchewan ha* d**
toated It* prairi* opponent* and la
coming to th* coast to play off with
U. B. C. for th* Hardy Oup, *mbl*m
ot Weatorn Intor-Colloglate supremacy,
The U.RC. had a choice of dates
for the gam*, th* 18 and IS and the
80 and 88 being left open for the two
playoffs, the Inter-Collegiate and Wee*
tern Canadian Championships. As the
B. C. Union ha* been unable to come
to a decision on the date of the Western Canadian playoffs with Regina,
the Students* council felt Justified In
deciding on this date. It is possible
that tbe Union will cancel the arrangement but such a oourse is held
unlikely by Dr. Shrum, honorary president of the Varaity Canadian Rugby
Club. Should Varaity win the Upton
Cup, the toam will participate in both
Under the present arrangements,
Students' Council haa guaranteed
$1,800 to the Saskatchewan toam, but
will take all profit* after the expense*
of the visitors and the rental of Athletic Park have been paid. Hob
Drown, owner of tho park, has volunteered to waive hie percentage of the
gate until after the guarantee and
team expenses have beea met
NOTflMBEB 8, 1829.
lunior Soccer Handicap
Foreshadows Hani Game
Considerably weakened by the absence of three regulars, the Varsity
Junior Soccerites face a hard contest
when they engage the tricky Burnaby
Legion aggregation, at Dunbar Park,
Saunders, the Wide-awake Junior
goalie will be replaced by Farnden, a
veteran ot th* bitterly tougbt league
opener*. Th* old, reliables, Walla,
Smith, Fraser, Dickson and MoKeilar
will bo th* framework on which the
toam base* it* hopga,
Th* following will represent Varsity as announced,by the n*wly ap*
potdted manager V! J. Southey, Farnden, Wiles, Smith (C), Chrlstsnsen,
Fraser, King, White, Cos, Dickson,
McKellar, Verdlel.
Grass Hockey Practices
Arranged for Women
Practices will be held on Friday
afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Dal
houaie Held and since there is no
game this week, lt ot great importance that a* many players as possible be out, Practice hours for next
week are: Tuesday at 4 at Dalhousle;
Wednesday at 8.80 at Trimble; Friday at 4 at Dalhousie. A meeting will
be held Monday noon In Arts 105 for
the purpose of electing a secretary-
treasurer to fill the vacancy left by
Jean Salter.
Bloomlngton, Indiana, October 17.—
All day Wednesday a bottle of genuine
Cook's Gold Bloom beer was displayed
on the Indiana campus within the
sight and grasp ot everyone who
paaaed—and nobody even auapnoted tt.
The bottle that attracted so much
attention and so little suspicion was
tied to a sign in front of Wylle hall
advertising the Alpha Chi Sigma
smoker. Hundreds of students passed
It by and bluahed at the sight of tho
bottle but never realised the trick
their cynicism was playing upon thorn.
Manuscripts and Illustration, bearing upon the life of Kings College In
the years Immediately after its founding in 1764 are being collected by the
Columbia University 176th anniversary committee, for an exhibition beginning the w*ek of October 26.
<      •      *
Orlow Smith, a student at Yankton,
College, South Dakota, Is having his
way paid through school because,
when he was driving busses this summer, he was nice to an old lady,
Teams To Be Sent
To Ice Carnival
Of Rotations
University . is definitely entering
teams in the Rotary Ice Carnival according to Thelma Mahon. There will
be a women's relay team entered tor
each class of Arts '80, '81, '88, '88.
Art* '80 will be under the direction
of Dorothy Bolton and will be composed of Marion Sproule, Dorothy Bolton, Belle JdeQaulay, and Maxine
Chapmin. The members of the other
teams have not been definitely chosen
yet but Art* '81 will be under the
guidance of Zora McNab, Arta '88 under Flo Carlisle, and Art* '83 under
Mary McLean. Anyone in those years
who would like to skate on the relay can see these girls before 8 o'clock today and make arrangements.
The Carnival will be held at the
rink at 7.80 tonight and all skaters
must be on time.
The Match is a
good serviceable
racket, strung
with English Gut
Hhe Blue Bird in
a beauty, light,
strongand tightly strung at
Skate and Boot Special
Tube Skates Riveted
on Hockey Boots
George Sparling
Dcag. 4181 718 BOISOW ST.
!_• rteaat in Oanada-lSttalf-
Spoeial Attention to Varsity Students
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Varsity'* unboatea eocewmen wilt
meet real opposition Saturday when
they tangle with Jantsen who have
only had their colours lowered onoe
this season. Th. students are feeling
th* effects of last w**k'* game •till.
Chalmers has a badly cracked ankl*
and may not be able to play. In this
•vent Manning will probably com*
in at toft back while Stafford moves
up to Inside left. Otherwise the teem
will be unchanged.
ja Ni
Hunter College In New York bas
five thousand more'student* this year
than were enrolled iln the college last
year. Many of tha students attend
night sessions.
Coming Soon
The Qgantic
100% Talking ood Singing
Picture Production
Ths dm $1,000,000
all-talking picture with
ths original play dialogue.
£ma* Greeting
College Men and
Women demand
cardie^ 8nipand
Wa bcleve em
cards eSet these
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C0DLE6E   MEN  demand
style—good tailoring and
individual woollens.
All these features are embodied in Hudson's Bay Company Overcoats—in types and
sizes—for example
"Stylecrest" Clothes are Priced
Two young men from
your University will be
here in our Clothing
Department ready to
help with your Clothes
problem*. No obligation whatever to look
at H.B.C. Clothes.
About Suits—
College Suits with the College
sir—that's the kind you will
And here—and besides all the
Youthful Style snd Real Fabric
Hudsonia Suits
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