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 Broadcast Monster Radio Show Jan. 30
Drama, Quiz, Films
Feature Gala Night
• SURPRISES and entertainment are in store when the
Radio Society and War Aid Council produce their all-
Varsity show in U.B.C. auditorium on Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. Fun
and frolic will pack the airwaves of C.K.W.X. for one hour,
from 8:15 to 9:15. All proceeds are in aid of the Red Cross.
• SOME public-minded
citizens of the campus
have seen fit to go on record
as protesting both the price
and quality of food served
in the University Grill.
According to the story in last
week's edition of the Ubyssey, tSx
hundred students have signed a
petition circulated by these an-
noymous but humanitarian spirits.
Such a wide-spread Interest in
the state of student ulcers will
definitely spur the local vegetarian
league into a great recruiting drive,
but if this unnamed coterie of
calory-counting cuisine critics
think that their ridiculous proposal
to raise the quality of Caf-asrved
food while yet stabilize price*
will bear fruit, or even deserves
to, they should be made to step
behind the stove themselves and
asked to produce.
I have been surprised at th*
lack of unbiased presentations in
the Ubyssey about this seemingly
pertinent question. Twice has this
paper run stories about the dissatisfaction of what Friday's •*-
tion called "Irate members of the
student body", but »« y«. no attempt has been made to interview
Frank Underbill, Caf manager and
solicit his side of the controversy.
Controversy it must be if the petition circulated bears the signature
of six hundred representatives of
the "Irate student body".
I started over to the Caf on Saturday to see Underhill myself, but
since this column is supposed to
• be one purely of personal opinion
I decided against such a move.
I would, however, like to meet
aome of this famous six hundred
who ride Into the valley of death
with every mouthful of Caf food.
My opinion is that if an honest
survey were taken, figures would
show that these gallant six hundred eat in the Caf on the average of once a week, If that. Further, that they eat In downtown restaurants on an average of once a
month, if that. What do these
mother-nurtured whelps know a-
bout cafeteria food?
In short, what the hell do they
want for two-bits?
A friend of mine, photographer
on a downtown paper, eats everything but his breakfast in downtown cafes. Occasionally, he visits
the campus to get pictures,
"I always time these assignments
so that I can get a meal in the
Caf," he told me. "It's the only
place in town I know of where I
can get a good meal for twenty
My God, twenty cents.
For twenty cents you can have
meat, potatoes, and one other veg-
etabler bread and butter, coffee,
and a dessert. For twenty-one
cents at those kleen-kosy-kwlck
Aristocratic places, you can get a
hamburger and a cup of coffee.
Wotta meal!
Now really, Mr. Underhill, you
can't go profiteering on us poor
Put on your aprons you brave
six hundred, and we'll lock Frank
in the scullery. Table cloths, shining silver, individual service (a la
carte of course), and maybe an
orchestra playing "All that Meat
And No Potatoes."
1 had a pun about ulcer-ior
motives but it seems to be strictly
from hunger, and besides I haven't
time. I have an angel food cake
in the oven.
It's a secret recipe.
Highlight of the evening should
be a sports' quizz between three
stalwart Ubyssey editors and
three well-known Vancouver
Also included in the entertainment is a radio drama presented
by Bill WUbur. Music for the
occasion has been donated by
Trevor Page and his orchestra.
Films from the Extension Library
will complete the evening.
Tickets are now selling for 25
cents and may be had from most
campus clubs or Lois Nicholson.
Raffle Nets
$916; List
• $916 was realized by the
sale of raffle tickets for
the Red Crow Ball. Winner
of the first prize was withheld until after the drawing
of the 37 other awards.
Mrs. P. McKtrgow drew the
prize winning ticket, and the
climax of the evening came when
Pat Cunningham was anounced as
the lucky girl to receive the brown
squirrel coat donated by R. J.
Other prize winners were: Ron
Carlisle, a linen tea set; Bill Mann,
a vase; Mrs. C. J. Knox, a compact;
Chuck Claridge, chocolates; Charlie Woodward, chocolates; Mrs.
Alex Boxal, an orchid; Joan Vil-
liers-Fisher,  costume jewelry.
Miss L. Pugh, a French evening
bag; Al Coe, a ladies' sweater;
Marian Black, a twin sweater set;
Phyllis Bishop, a housecoat; Mrs.
P. House, pyjamas; Margaret Cres-
ton, a $15 gift certificate; Mr. Skel-
dlng, a $15 gift certificate.
G. H. Mosher, a table lamp; Alice Mather, a man's hat; Madeline Cantelon, a $5 gift certificate;
Miss A. M. Day, slippers; Dr. J.
A. Crumb, a pen and pencil set;
Miss M. Dixon, stationery; Sheil-
agh Newman, a candy dish and
pie plate.
Mrs. A. R. Wilson, Coco-Cola;
Mrs. E. Granville, jewelry; Bud
McLead, a pendant; Art Harper,
$5 gift certificate; Paul Cote, a
$7.50 permanent; Bev Witter, a
cashmere sweater; P. Wetham,
Gordon Mathlas, and Sadie Sumner, double passes to the Commodore.
Al Parnham, $5 gift certificate;
Ken Begart, a cashmere sweater;
Joan McKeen, a $15.00 gift certificate; Phyllis Rawllngs, a tie; E.
Robertson, electric iron; Mary
Frances Trumbull, chocolates; G.
Campbell, a sweater; Jean Carol
Lee, a tennis shirt and socks; and
John W. (Fish) Warne, a $5 gift
vol. xxrv
No. 26
Two - Way Battle For President Looms
Carson, Mathewson
Nominated As New
Deadline Seen Near
•   POSSIBILITY of a two-way fight for the presidency of
the Alma Mater Society loomed today as a report was
confirmed that Peter Mathewson, third-year Commerceman,
would run against John Carson in next week's election.
Carson's intention to run was announced last week.
• • • •
«  •  •  •
—Totem Photo By Hugh Aikens.
CUP COMBS HOME—"This should hold at least a quart," quips Bob Bonner (left)
to Ted McBride as he makes official receipt of the McOoun Cup trophy on behalf of the
Parliamentary Forum. The little space remaining on the base of the cup will be filled with
a silver shield bearing the names of the four debate winners—Arvid Backman, Bob Morris, Bob Bonner and Arthur Fouks. Backman and Morris defeated Manitoba here while
Bonner and Fouks won a like decision from Alberta at Edmonton to bring the cup here for
the second time since the series began.
Blood Donors
Still Missing
To Clinic Call
those who signed blood
donor cards to the proportion
of those who actually responded to their call from the
clinic is apparently "not very
satisfactory." However Dr.
C. E. Dolman stated that he
hoped this was not the case
with the university students.
"I would suggest that it would
be a convenience to the clinic and
to the students themselves if the
students arranged to go down to
the clinic as a group," said Dr.
Dolman, adding: "if the group
were large enough the clinic
might arrange a special time for
the students' convenience."
When donations just started, a
group of girls tried to arrange a
taxi service for the donors but
were unable to get co-operation.
Junior Prom Affair
Coming Feb. 4th;
Ask For Queen Bids
•   COMING NEXT WEEK is the Junior Prom, traditionally acknowledged as "biggest, best-mannered brawl" in
universities all over the continent—truly the big social event
of the year.
May Suspend Totem
For The Duration
•   TOTEMS will go on sale today, Tuesday, for the last
time in 1942—and probably for the duration.
Faced   by   the   spectre   of   war
priorities putting a stop to the
publishing of the "Canadian best"
year book, editors and business
managers, have pushed ahead sales
deadlines again, in an effort to
put this year's book in as many
student hands as possible.
Consequently, "Dollar Down
Day" will be resuscitated for a
short period, and books will be
on sale at thn bottom of the Caf
ttairs today from 12:30-2:30. There
dollar down deposits will be accepted for the last time, since
deadlines for thc ordering of covers have already been pushed to
the limit.
Cut engraving demands ample
supply of copper and zinc, which
also happen to be vital war metals.
Therefore commercial use of tho
base metals has been slashed 35-
40 prcent this year, and may be
pared even more, next year.
With the expected drop in enrolment due to army enlistment,
and the possibility of all-out conscription, the rise in cost of production, and this scarcity of metal,
hopes of future wartime publication grow dimmer.
Today, then, will probably be
the last time students will have an
opportunity of purchasing a Totem in v/ar time.
The Junior Prom will again be
held at the Commodore, on Wednesday, February 4, complete with
Prom Queen, and Ole Olsen and
orchestra  in  attendance.
Nominations for Prom Queen
must be turned in by Friday of
this week, to Hugh Ritchie, Junior Class President, in care of tho
A.M.S. Office. Nomination slips
must be signed by a "reasonable
number" of students.
There will be a mammoth pep
meet on Tuesday, February 3, tho
day before the dance, In the auditorium, Entertainment: a preview
(flesh) of all "campus Queens."
Now on sale at the A.M.S. Office: tickets at $3.00 a couple or
$1.50 apiece, obtainable on presentation of Student pass. Juniors
receive free admission.
Military Duds
Hi-Jinx Thurs.
• IT WON'T REALLY be compulsory military training for coeds on Thursday night but it certainly will look like it. The mutual
Hi-Jinx party is that evening and
girls are expected to wear military costumes.
A "No men allowed" sign will
be hung on the door that evening,
lor this is a strictly female affair.
Skits from each class will be
the entertainment provided for the
evening, and coke and doughnuts
at the price of ten cents will form
Argue Topic
Of Plebiscite
• THE QUESTION of conscription will rear its
head tomorrow in Aggie 100
when the subject: "Resolved
that this house support the
Canadian Government in offering a plebiscite for Conscription" will be debated at
a regular meeting of the
Parliamentary Forum a t
Foster Isherwood will iead the
speakers for the affirmative, while
Ted Spiers will head the opposition to the debate before the house.
As in all Forum meetings, members of the audience will be invited to speak from the floor following the introductory arguments.
At 8:15 p.m. tomorrow evening,
two U.B.C. debaters will meet a
team from the Vancouver Speakers' Club in a City League debate
in the Stage Room, Brock Building.
This latter debate Is part of a
series in which teams from the
Junior Board of Trade, Vancouver
Speakers' Club and U.B.C. are currently engaged.
Two days remain before nominations close at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Candidates will address the student body at a meeting in the Auditorium Monday noon,. Election
day has been set for Wednesday,
Pecuniary 4.
Both prospective candidates have
had considerable executive experience.
Carson's career of leadership started in high school days. He was
president of the student bodies at
both Point Grey Junior High and
Prince of Wales. During his last
year of high sahool he was ptesi-
dent of the Vancouver Hl-Y
Grand Chapter.
This year Carson holds numer-
STOP PRESS-It was learned at
the last moment that Rodney Morris, fourth year Scienceman, and
president of SJVtU.S., may cast his
hat Into the Presidential ring.
Contacted at a late hour last
night, Morris declined to comment
upon the rumor, but admitted mat
he had been "thinking It over".
ous positions in extra-curricular
activities. Serving on the Arts-
men's Undergraduate Society as
Secretary-Treasurer, he is also a
member of the Special Events
Committee and represents the Inter-Fraternity Council on the War
Aid Council. In this capacity, he
is chairman of the committee in
charge of the War Savings Stamps
Drive to be staged next month. He
is president of the Phi Delta Theta
Peter Mathewson, also a graduate of Prince of Wales High School,
was prominent in Athletic circles
there, being captain of English and
Canadian rugby teams.
At U.B.C. he was treasurer of
his freshman class, and is at present chairman of the Rushing Investigation Committee of the I.F.C.
He is president of Zete Psi fraternity.
Mathewson plans to graduate
with a double degree In Arts and
Commerce next year.
Finals For
WUS Show
On Friday
• GIRLS with a flak for
showing of! clothe* to
good advantage will have a
chance to model the spring
fashions at a Fashion Show,
being put on by the W.U.S.
on March 11 for the University War Effort Fund.
Final modelling try-outs will
be held in Brock Hall Stage Room
on Friday, January 30. Girls who
wish instruction In how to model
before the try-outs should be In
the Stage Room between 2:30 and
3:30, when Mrs. Baulf, buyer for
a downtown department store, will
give the girls a few pointers.
Forty girls will be needed for
models. Judging will begin at 3:30,
and all girls who have turned out
before or who are interested are
asked to be present. Those trying
out should wear high heels ana
frock and carry a purse or gloves.
Artists on the campus are asked
to come forward and lend their
services for making posters. Anyone having an idea for a poster
for the fashion show should leave
it in the AMS office or the Publications office.
STOP PRESS: W. Edward McBride, president of Students' Council, has cancelled all bookings for
Brock Hall Lounge for today.
Tuesday noon.
This means that the record program of Negro blues music, scheduled for that time, has been cancelled, and will probably take
place the following Tuesday.
Reason given for the cancellation
was the playing of a basketball
game In the Gymnasium.
Prohibit Removal of
Bottles From Cafe
•   TAKING STRONG MEASURES to check the "deplorable conditions of the U.B.C. parking lot, the Discipline
Committee has prohibited the removal of bottles from either
the Caf or the bus stand in the future.
The many cases of cut tires be-       «i^^_
Ing reported by Irate motorists
who ore unable to get new tires
was the cause of the new ruling.
Owners of cars in the parking
around their cars, Any bottle
lot will be responsible for the area
found near a car will be considered to belong to the owner of that
car — no matter how it got there.
Any infraction of this ruling will
be dealt with by the Discipline
Committee and cash fines imposed.
Commenting on the new ruling,
Ted McBride, A.M.S. president,
stated, "Existing conditions in the
parking lot are a disgrace to the
student body and for this reason
the action of thc Discipline Committee is absolutely necessary. It
is- unfortunate that the majority
of students who take pride in the
beauty and cleanliness of our
campus have to suffer because of
a small disrespectful minority."
Pubsters Smash "Dirty Nine" Team For Ninth Successive Win
afternoon    ore    dragging    the
lily pond in front of Kayo Castle
for the. alleged bodies of the Dirty
Nine, tossed there by indignant
students after tiny had boon re-
veald a ; members of the fanned
.subversive society of Quorum's
Dcfen...' headquarters had long
Mispeckd the Dirty Nine of revealing information to the enemy
in their minutes.  (Decidedly there
was no information to our side in
The game was up at noon when
the whole dirty bunch were revealed during the annual Pub-
Council game in the Gym. For as
authorities watched methods used
by the Nine in their attempts to
.stave off defeat, then they knew
that only such lowly creatures as
the Witnesses could be capable of
such deeds.
Thc Pubsters played their usual
good clear, game of basketball. Led
by General Archie Paton, Comrade Jack McMillan, and Curly
Jake MacKinlay, by half-time they
had run up 30 points without a
It  was  in   thc  second   half  that
the Dirty Nine revealed their true
C. E. 30
Sciencemen Mack Buck and
Charlie Nash tried to wheel on a
bomb-throwing   apparatus   whif-'h
had been converted to a basket-
throwing device. But, true engineers, hey had neglected to measure the door-way and found the
contraption too wide.
In one corner thc Council Goons
had constructed a maze with five
entrances. At the end of thc Fifth
Column stood a table. Beside it
lurched smirking Keith Porter,
dressed as a waiter, who tried to
lure innocent, young fuzzy-cheeked
reporters  to  their  doom  through
their first glass of malt extract.
Then Ted McBride and Bob
Morris came over in the form of
politicians and set up a bottleneck around their own noop.
Red top, dirt track, Evann Davies attempted to frustrate the Pubsters by throwing on a cement
rugby  Lall.
Meanwhile, Council Maidens At-
kin, Eckardt, and Nicholson twirled seductively in another corner.
But all was vain. The upright
Newsmen remained as incorruptible as ever. They carried on with
their honest gume, much to the
distraction of, some  of them.
Found underneath the Council
bench was Mary Ann, reading
"With The Wolf Cubs in Darkest
At one side of the body-strewn
floor sat Scorckeeper Bewley, enunciating   "No   Counter   Without
Jabez    wandered    disconsolately
among the fiends, muttering "Jesus
Said It."
The spectators grew furious as
they watched all these evil people
with corrupted hearts besetting the.
honest men of Thoth. Wih one
swoop, they descended upon these
foul ghouls, slit their throats with
a metal waiver, and threw them
in the iily pond. Page Two-
• From The Editor's Pen » » »
The Variety Show
One by one the campus organizations
are coming forward to do their bit towards
swelling our combined war work fund, with
the result that this year's total should greatly exceed any amount yet gathered. During
the past month we have realized handsome
sums, first from the Players' Club repeat
performance of "Candida", and last Friday
from the Greek Letter Societies' Red Cross
This week will mark the addition of the
Radio Society to the "growing list of groups
who want to do their share in the largest
combined effort for funds ever organized at
U.B.C. Friday night, for a full hour over
CKWX, this band of enthusiastic ether-artists will present "Varsity Varieties" and
donate the entire proceeds to the War Aid
The imposing program of attractions
the Radio Soccers have lined up for this
big show is outlined on page one. It should
prove a most enjoyable 60-minutes entertainment on the radio, but as the object is
to raise money, the broadcasters hope to
have an overflowing "studio-audience" in
the Auditorium.
You don't have to stay home Friday
night because you want to hear how the
broadcast sounds over the air. Come to the
show and join in the fun (and, incidentally,
give twenty-five cents); then, after you have
had the thrill of taking part, you may hear
your own voices in a transcription re-broadcast some days later over other Vancouver
Here is everyone's chance to become a
radio star while helping add to our war
fund total.
Exit Corsages
The decision of the War Aid Council
to eliminate corsages from future University
formals for the duration is a most commendable move. Instead of the traditional gift of
flowers, escorts in future buy attractively
designed tokens for a fraction of the cost of
a corsage, and all the money thus collected
will be turned over to the university's war
work fund.
Last year an attempt was made to do
away with the idea of expensive flowers by
the SMUS executive and paper rosettes were
sold at the Science Ball. However, the plan
did  not  work  very  successfully  from  a
money-making angle, for although the rosettes cost the buyer only 50 cents, they cost
37 Mi cents to manufacture.
This year the plan is to produce inexpensive tokens, distinctive for each function,
and sell them for twenty-five cents, turning
over almost the entire amount to the charity
Corsages will be strictly taboo, and it is
forecast that when the new plan becomes
established those dancers who are not wearing tokens will be just as conspicuous as
are the ones who appear now at formals
minus corsages.
The Mummery     w«*«
1000 Incontrovertible Reasons For Joining
The Navy
Part the Second
We Look For A White Flag
What has gone before: We landed at N.,
an undisclosed coal-mining town on the east
coast of Vancouver Island, about 50 miles
from Victoria, and about 75 miles from civilization. Read on.
After the long, weary march to camp
from the port, the second thing the C.O.T.C.
did was to go down and draw sleeping equipment. The corporal in charge gave me five
blankets, each with a line down the middle.
"What's the line for," I asked curiously.
"That's in case you want to play
doubles," he said, holding out something that
looked like an overly ambitious flour sack,
with stripes. "Here's your paliass."
"No, thanks," I returned. "I brought
my own pajamas."
He frowned impatiently.
"This isn't a nightshirt," he barked.
"You fill it with straw and lay on it."
"White or brown eggs?" I snarled.
"Look, brother, I don't want to make a nest,
I want a bed. In fact, I'd like to put in an
order for a double bed, if it's not too much
"Not atall, not atall!" he beamed. "Are
you expecting company, or do you just like
to play house?"
"I prefer to keep my motives to myself, if you don't mind," I replied archly.
He nodded cheerfully and said:
"You'd better go see the Colonel about
the double bed. That comes under the heading of special night manoeuvers."
I stamped over to the Colonel's tent,
saluted, and declared:
"ITd like a double bed, please."
Well, I finally got the straw into the pal-
Unfortunately, however, there were
several hundred other cadets in the barn
madly tossing the stuff around, so that my
hayfever quickly reared up on its hind legs,
bucked, sunfished, rolled, and charged
through my eyes and nose to blind me during the whole operation. In consequence, in
the course of the next two weeks, I plucked
from my palliass three chickens (Rhode
Islands), a horse-drawn cultivator without
horse, and a small cadet named Twiddle.
Unfortunately, also, I packed too much
straw into the thing, so that, as it lay swelling malignantly on the tent-floor, it looked
as though it might spawn a lot of little palliasses at a moment's notice.
The next problem was to apply the
blankets. These were five in number, and
refused to have anything to do with one
another. After some consideration, I adopted the Camp-fire Girls Method of Making a
Bed, I've been biting Camp-fire Girls on
sight ever since, although I have been re
liably informed that Camp-fire Girls refuse
adamantly to sleep on anything but broken
fir boughs and pine cones.
I tried to sneak into bed without letting
the blankets know, only to find that my feet
were exiting at one end while I was still
entering at the other. There we were, my
feet and I, glaring at each other from opposite ends of the paliass, each refusing to
yield an inch of ground.
Then, slowly, insidiously, owing to the
aforementioned advanced condition of the
palliass, the whole project started turning
over, counterclockwise, while I lay helpless
with my arms pinioned to my sides by the
The palliass was now sleeping on me.
Somehow I had had a feeling from the
beginning that that would happen. Half
keel-hauled, I was obliged to push myself
along with my feet, like a large, propelling
tortoise, until I came nose to nose with a
comrade in insomnia. We stared at one another in silence.
"Whacha doin'?" he whispered hoarsely,
at last.
"I'm trying to get out from under the
bed," I croaked back. "But it keeps following me around."
I turtled off painfully in another direction.
All night long we wrestled. First it
would be on top and I would be underneath,
then I would be underneath, and it would
be on top. It became increasingly evident
that a palliass was not pally to any part of
the anatomy, least of all to the last syllable.
It's the army's answer to the arms of
We were slugging it out when a cold,
grey light skulked through the tent flaps.
I had managed to work up a giant turban
of all five blankets when I dimly heard the
strained bugle of some poor man's Henry
Busse bleating outside. Someone was shaking my arm, shouting:
"Wake up! Wake up!"
I gazed up at. him quietly with my
bright pink eyes, and murmured:
"Are you kidding?"
"It's reveille!" he persisted. "That's
French for get up!"
"O.K., let the French get up," I snarled,
trying to locate my left foot in the welter
of straw and debris.
A sergeant bustled in, shouting:
"Everybody out!"
"That's right!" I roared bitterly. "Nobody home. Leave a card and we'll phone
"Every body out for P.T.!"
"Who's P.T.?" I demanded. "And why
the hell does he want to see us in the middle
of the night?"
"Get ready for exercise!"
"Exercise!" I screamed. "They can't do
this to me! My lungs don't open 'till noon!"
(Write your congressman if you wish to
avoid a continuance of this).
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from Department of Modern Languages. Alice Mather, Phone BAy.
WANTED: Poems, articles, and
short stories for publication in the
Ubyssey. All contributions should
be brought to the Pub or handed
to Doris Filmer-Bennett.
Start  a system  of  official spying
unci  you've   introduced   anarchy
into  your  country.
—D. H. Lawrence.
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:  ..
Why is one of the north doors
of the Science building always
locked? Certainly the vicious battle that rages between those trying
to enter and those trying to leave
would make a great subject for a
movie camera fiend. Why not unlock the offending door before
someone gets hurt, or before some
impatient scienceman "forcibly
removes" it?
U. B, C. Grouch.
Editor, the Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
The present custom of the B.C.
E.R. of allowing the regular bus
to handle the hundred odd students going home from the military lectures at night is intolerable and must be stopped.
The practice is decidedly dangerous and is likely to result In a
bad accident these foggy, frosty
nights. The B.CJS.R. should know
by now not to trust to luck but
rather to good sense and it is
certainly not good sense to overload the buses in the night as it
has been doing. If the B.C.E.R. does
not ttke heed, and does not get
one of the drivers attending tho
lectures to handle a special bus
then In the event of an accident
we shall know at whose door to
lay the blame.
Yours sfheerefy,
Indignant Artsman.
• A Year Ago..
• THE WEEK ending January 31,
1941 brought the news that the
combined efforts of the week
previous had brought $2000 to the
university's Red Cross funds. A
record crowd of 900 attended tho
Greek Letter Ball to add $2000 to
the total ... An Artsman Mixer
collected 500 War Savings stamps
as admission and immediately
despatched them to Ottawa as a
gift . . . Colonel Shrum announced
that 81% of officers and men had
passed the December C.O.T.C. exams, with Captain G. B. Ridde-
hough getting top marks . . . L.
S. E. officials suspended the Historical Society, Letters Club, Chemistry Society, and Japanese Students' Club for failure to submit
reports of activities . . . The Parliamentary Forum challenged the
Ubyssey to justify its existence hi
a no quarter debate.
NOTICE: There will be a meeting of the V.C.U. on Friday, Jan.
30. The speaker will be Mr. Stan
Boulter, superintenclent of Canada's only Copra plant. All visitors welcome.
• •   •   •
NOTICE: U.E.S. The Chemical
Eng. Soc. will present 2 films on
oif In the Auditorium Thursday,
January 29, 12:30. Everyone interested is invited. The films are
"Aladdin's Lamp" and "From the
•   *   •   •
MUNRO PRE-MED: Meeting in
Stage Room of Brock Hall, Friday,
January 30, 12:30. Films and
• *   *   •
LOST: Two dollar reward for
black and white pen, probably
lost in Auditorium. Please return
to Arts Letter Rack, Bill Hooson.
• •   •   •
LOST: Since Christmas, a set of
English 13 notes. Will person who
took them by mistake please return them to Elizabeth Uglow,
Arts Letter Rack.
• •   •   •
NOTICE: To members of the
Letters Club. The next meeting
will be held on Tuesday, January
27 at 7:30 p.m., at the home of
Mrs. J. M. Winram, 1049 W. 27th
Ave. Original contributions will
be read before Bill Askew's paper
on 'Joseph Conrad'.
One M
Now that conscription has come
out into the open as a political
issue many students on the campus
seem to be greatly concerned with
the possibility that certain groups
of men, who may fall In the compulsory service age groups, will be
given an opportunity to vote on
the matter.
It appears to us that the reul
question Is not whether certain
groups should be allowed o vote,
but whether conscription is a
matter for a plebiscite at all.
Prime Minister King will ask
the people of thc Dominion to release his government from the
promises they made at the last
election and subsequently. No con-
scrlptin for overseas service is
the promise from which the Liberals wish to be released.
It has been announced at Ottawa that Prime Minister King
will campaign for conscription.
Therefore the plebiscite amounts
to a vote on whether to have conscription or not to have conscription.
We maintain, that, since this i3
a total war, if you need conscription then the thing to do is to go
ahead and put it into effect. Whether it is necessary or not can only
be known to people with a complete knowledge of the facts, and
of the of the relative strengths
and weaknesses of our forces. Obviously this sort of information
cannot be made public. Thc Liberal
government was returned to power
in the last election with a great
majority, chiefly because tho
people wanted a strong government to lead them in a time of
national crisis.
So now Prime Minister King has
turned to the people and asked
them to lead thc government
through. This means that peoplo
from the prairies, the backwoods
districts and the cities, who can at
best have only a partial picture
of the situation are to be faced with
a problem of thc greatest importance, because the government lacked the courage to risk their party
future. Furthermore it looks as If
the other parties are going to turn
the plebiscite into one great big
political football game, furthering
their own interest while the war
becomes daily more serious.
But plebiscite is ,the democratic
way of doing things many people
will claim.
Our democracy at present is
quite limited, and to keep up with
dictatorships which move faster
than democracies, it is not much
to ask that we sacrifice some of
the democratic instduTons, When
we entered the war there was no
plebiscite yet surely that was
a question of great importance.
Some of our principles of free
speech and free press have gone,
because they might lead to disunity.
Great Britain and the United
States brought their conscrlpion
in without turning it into a political issue. It was needed and they
got it.
So as we see it the cause of democracy would not have suffered
if conscription had been passed bv
the so-called leaders of our country.
In fact what a pleasant taste
it would have left in thc collective
mouths of the Canadian people, if
the parties at Ottawa had got to-
gther and said that they all either
opposed or lavored conscription
because it was or wasn't necessary.
Mr. King, Mr. Meighen and Mr.
Coldwell could have appeared
arm-in-arm and announced it,
thereby showing that they had
forgotten party lines as far as
major war issues were concerned,
and in their way they would have
been symbols of unity.
A hush is on the campus
The boys have left their play;
They've left their noisy happy
And marched to war away.
A prayer is on their lips,
"May they come back some clay !"
Youths with the skill of eagles
They ride the midnight sky;
And hands that once on desktops wrote,
Writ? deeds of glory high.
But from groat height in black of
Some will drop down to die.   *
They'll come to this old campus,
Not boys but full-grown  men,
And there re-live the happy times
Of boyhood days again.
And some will come when  moon
is white,
Nor shall we see them then.
—Evangeline   Chapman.
ygmalion*s Picobac spread such a charm above him,
That even stone must come alive to love him.
• She is wise who plays her "Galatea" to a man
who smokes Picobac. He is sure to be contented.
For the pick of Canada's Burley crop is always
a mild, cool, sweet smoke. And economical!
In fact, to amend R. L Stevenson, "No woman
should marry a man who does not smoke
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Bette Davis
Monty Woolley
Cary Grant, Joan
Fontaine in
"Cadet Girl"
Kay Kyser
"A Date With the Falcon"
with Ronald Reagan
plus "Two Latins From
The sun is bleeding its fires upon
the mist
That huddles In grey heaps coiling and holding back.
Like cliffs abutting in shadow a
dead grey sea
Some street-ends thrust  forward
their stack.
On the misty lands, away from the
flushing grey
Of the morning, the elms are loftily dimmed, and tall
As if moving in air toward us,
tall angels
Of darkness advancing steadily
over us all.
—D. H. Lawrence.
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Page Three
"Yeoman* Cast Chosen ForFebruaryProduction
—Sun Photo
GRAD Flt.-Lt. David Menders,
above, is now in the East after
spending leave with his parents in
Vancouver. Graduated from U. B.
C. in 1939 with honors in physics,
he is well-known to the science
faculty, and has been flying fighter reconnaissance duty in England for two years.
• I DISCOVERED that there is
a definite difference  between
sloppy clothes and casual clothes.
Josie got mad r.t me 'cos I was
wearing "sloppy" clothes so I decided that I'd show her. So I went,
down to George Straith's Ltd., 903
Georgia St., and got a new outfit
of slacks, sweater and jacket, and
they sure have some slick ones.
Josie sure changed her mind In a
hurry when she saw me. Someone
sure didn't believe in superstitions
at the Red Cross Ball the other
night, 'cos all the mirrors in tin-
Men's wash room were smashed
. , . people win funny things In
raffles ... the Totem fotog, male
won a ladies' sweater, and in the
orchid raffle the Phi Kappa Sigs
had, the flower was won. by a tall
blonde guy that had already
bought his girl a beau«ftV orchla.
• JOSIE   has   been   wanting   a
housecoat for ages, so the other
day she was up to South Granville and saw some that B. M.
Clarke's, 2517 Granville St., arc
selling some very cheap. Chenille
are selling at $4.89 and padded
ones at $6.89. A red-haired junior
was asked to the Junior Prom the
other day by three different boys.
The first two asked her if she was
a third year student before popping the question, and ones even
told her that he was asking her
because if she was third year ho
wouldn't have to pay for her."
So she gave vague answers to both
of them and then was asked by
her dream man . . . she didn't
give him a vague answer . . .
Clarke'3 have padded and flannei
housecoats at the regular prices
... up to $10.95. The ones on sale
come in several different colours,
but hurry 'cos there's just a few
more left.
• SAY,   THERE  sure   are  some
real shoe values on down at
Rac-son's, 608 Granville St., this
week. A clearance sale of Rae's
Clever shoes started yesterday with
the shoes selling at $3.95 and $4.95.
And there are still a few shoes
left on sale on the Main floor of
Main and Mezzanine shoes. A Zete
has had his driver's license suspended for 60 days for speeding.
Fast, eh? Rae-son's have some
really cute shoes on sale on the
Clever floor. They're really worth
much more than the price asked
... a blonde D. G. is wondering
if she's been sleep-walking. A
friend of hers swears that he saw
her on the corner of Granville and
Robson Saturday night, well oiled,
and she claims that she was asleep
In bed.
• I   SURE  THINK  that  evening
dresses make a girl look super,
My new girl friend (don't till
Josie) is yetting one from thcRos:?
Marie Dress Shop, 2186 West 41 t
Avi . They are soiling at one-
third off. Margie (that's her) wa.;
tellin;; mo about a turquoise one
with a maroon velvet jacket, and
about sevi ral white ones with sequin trimming. An Alpha Gam
chorine is a symphony lover and
always has a dispute at home
whether jazz or classical music is
to be turned on the radio. At Uv
Ball on Friday night her sister
and escort persisted in calling out
''Symphony" every time she passed.
One lovely dress that's on sale is
a black not one with a gold thread
running through it . . . The stooges
that Mary Ann and I employ arc-
always getting accused of writing
this column. One of them practically resigned after Li'ing threatened with her life at the Red Cross
Ball for writing this.
Many Names Follow
Lengthy Try-outs
• WITH THE opening night of "Yeomen of the Guard"
less than a month away, the Auditorium stage* presents
a scene of frenzied activity as members of the Musical Society make final preparations for their production.
Faced with the task of recreat-      	
ing the Tower of London in all
its customary grimness and solemnity, Holmes Gardiner and his
energetic crew of stagemen are
busy moulding flats Into a beautiful setting for Gilbert and Sullivan's impressive opera. Their banging hammers and swishing paint
brushes provide a striking contrast to the volume of song and
laughter heard farthur up-stage
as veteran directors C. Haydn Williams and E. V. Young put tho
principals, chorus and orchestra
through their paces.
While attention concentrates on
the singers, nevertheless the men
behind the scenes are equally busy.
Fast-talking Business Manager,
Lorris Selkirk and his corps of
beautiful assistants are preparing
to meet a heavy demand for tickets as the box office opens this
week on the campus.
Properties Convenors Mimi Scho-
flcld and Pat Webber are searching frantically for spinning wheels,
old carpets, and other articles to
give the right mediaeval setting.
Many of the girls have dreaded
the approach of Costumes Convenor, Kay Augustine, as she bares
the awful truth with her measuring tare. The girls are also getting
NOTICE: Le Cercel Francals will
meet Tuesday, January 27th, at 8:00
p.m. in thc Stage Room of Brock
Hall, A social meeting will be
held in honour of our new sponsor,
MUe, de Courveille. All members
are urged to turn out, and also
any first and second year students
who would like to join.
LOST: A small red French-English dictionary. Valued as a Great
War relic. Urgently needed. Please
contact Jean Beveridge at the Pub
or through the Arts Letter Rack.
NOTICE: The Newman Club is
holding a meeting on Wednesday,
January 28th, at 8:?0 at Mrs. J. M.
Coady's, 2550 Courtenay (at 10th).
.... Yeomaness
Thrillers To
Feature Big
Film Show
folks.   The Indians are
Promising the greatest at-
traction in war-effort events
offered for one thin dime, the
Film Societies will present a
showing of six films in the
Auditorium, Friday, Jan. 30,
to aid the Kinsmen's "Milk
for Britain" fund.
Highlight of the three-hour variety program is the red-skin
thriller "The Furnace of Fear",
otherwise known as "The Indians
are Coming." which will run as
opening feature at 12:30.
1. Chapter III, "Furnace of Fear."
2. Hoot   Gibson   in   "The   Man
with a Punch."
1. "News Parade of 1941."
2. "Channel  Incident"   (Evacuation from Dunkirk).
3. "Tools of War."
4. Andy Gump Comedy.
2:30: —
1. "Tarzan of the Apes."
In order that students may return for the "jungle finale," pa3s
out  checks  will   be  given  those
leaving for 1:30 lectures.
'Les' New Papa
'Mitch' Is Too
• LES  WHEELEY,  well-
known assistant proctor
of Brock Hall, January 15
became the proud father of
a bouncing baby boy, whom
he has decided to call Alan
Harry. He is very particular
about there being only one
"1" in Alan.
His co-worker, "Mitch," is also
feeling very proud. He is now experiencing the delicious sensation
of being a "granpappy" for the
second time.
Congratulations to both!
Artsmen To Get
Nice New Jerseys
• ATTENTION, Artsmen!
Arts Sweaters, guaranteed to give you a figure that
will attract attention anywhere, are now on sale in
the A.M.S. office.
U. B. C. and the graduating year
are printed in large yellow block
letters on the left side. The background colour is royal blue.
Chuck McNeely, president of
the Artsmen, specially recommends them. "Ask the man who
owns one" he says. They ar.!
guaranteed to camouflage all narrow shoulders, skinny arms and
unnatural bumps and hollows including  hollow chests.
.... ex-Pinaforite
inside advice on beauty care as
Norma Bew and Renoe Le Blanc
carry on make-up classes.
All these various activities are
being co-ordinated by Pronuction
Manager Brenda Goddard, whose
tremendous energetic direction has
everyone on his toe-i and working
like a Trojan.
The principals are: Sir Richard
Cholmondoley, Keith Simpson:
Colonel Fairfax, Max Warne;
Sergeant Meryll, Bob McLellan;
Leonard Meryll, Wally Marsh;
Jack Point, Bob McWilliams; Wilfred Shadbolt, John Allan; The
Headsman, Walter Goodwin; Elsie
Maynard, Margaret Haggart;
Phoebe Meryll, Doreen Grant;
Dame Carrothers, Vera Delamont;
Kate, Gwen Telfer.
Assisting is a grand chorus o"
yeomen and citizens.
Messrs. Irwin. Waldron, Pinchin,
Cox, Frances, Grigg, Woodsidc,
White, Oostlcr, Small, Day, McLeod, Mlddleton, Robinson, Soio-
chan, McKellar, McLean.
Misses Colquhoun, Kidd, McLean, Hammond, Fairey, Meakin,
Batchelor, Taylor, Murphy, McLeod, Uyeda, Adams, Henderson,
Ashworth, Mountain, Walker,
Oakes, Day.
Rehearsals are already In full
swing, and feverish activity will
continue until the night of the
final performance,
LOST: A valued Vita-ray lipstick in black case with trimming
in one of the Arts' washrooms on
Monday, January 19. Finder please
return to A.M.S. Office.
oily pip
es  in
Plaids — plaids — plaids — as bonny and fresh as
heather! Plaids for town, travel and career —
sportive plaids for every casual occasion. A colorful
presentation in new spring suits — longer in jacket
— easier through the waist, the smooth fitting skirt
relieved with kick pleat back and front. Beautiful
new color combinations. Sizes 14 to 20.
Sportswear, Spencer's, Fashion Floor
Shetland Wool Sweater
Just so much fluff to the touch—but what luxurious
quality and glorious shades. Brought all the way
from Scotland for smart co-eds who recognize the
best in lovely knitwear. Pullovers and cardigans in
ice cream soda pastels. Sizes 14 to 20.
"" Sportswear, Spencer's, Fashion Floor
Three   Tramps   Hit the Campus
And will they get a rush! The Country Club "Mockaround"
in two-tone calf with red rubber sole and anklet lace —
walled toe comfort in a polished calf high tongue tie in black,
blue or tan — and a simulated alligator monkstrap with lowered dress heel in brown only. All three come in sizes 4^ tolO.
Fitting AAA to B. Yours, at
Shoes, Spencer's Fashion Floor
Sloppy Joe -- Knee High and Lisle Mesh
Make News in Hosiery
Sloppy Joe Campus calf sox by Penman's — all wool rib knit
with plain band rib top and double reinforced foot. Sizes
9 to 10V.  65c
CAMPUS HOSE—Knee high in terry cloth or novelty weave
wool mixture. Lastex cuff. White, yellow, green, scarlet, navy,
sky, beige.   Sizes 8 to lO1^   59* to 69£
LISLE KNIT HOSE—Forerunners in style, non-run lisle knit,
semi-fashioned  $1.25
PLAIN LISLE CHIFFON—Full fashioned and exceptionally
good shades of rust tan, corn beige, neutral beige, skydust and
sensation. Sizes 8V2 to 10V2  890 to $1.15
Hosiery, Spencer's Fashion Floor
LIMITED Page Four-
Tuesday, January 27, 1942
McKechnie Ruggers To Victoria For League Tilt
'Birds Follow Birds
To Island For First
Cup Clash With Vic.
•   VARSITY will play Victoria Reps at 2:00 o'clock on
Saturday afternoon at McDonald Field, Victoria.  In the
annual invasion classic, U.B.C.'s fighting fifteen will tackle
their Victorian enemies in a battle to the death.
Much depends on this game. To date, Vancouver has
played two games and won them both. Victoria and Varsity
have each played once and have lost each time. If Varsity
licks Victoria, and Victoria beats Vancouver, Varsity and
Vancouver will be tied for first place.
The past few weeks have seen
as much mystery and confusion
concerning the game as has ever
been known. But now the fog has
lifted, and the way has been cleared for the long delayed Victoria*
Varsity game.
The team, under the able coaching of Maury Van Vliet, has been
whipped into excellent shape, and
prospects for the successful outcome of Saturday's game are high.
Substitutes for the players lately
"restrained" from playing by the
army regulations have been chosen, and the team as a whole is
functioning smoothly.
Coach Maury Van Vliet said, in
effect, "Because of the uncertainly which has surrounded the
games, the team feels that it is
up to them to put on a good show,
and to prove that English rugby
is still alive." Evann Davies also
expressed optimism as to the outcome of the game. There have
been an average of thirty men
out to the practices, and the scrum
and three-quarter line have been
meeting separately for chalk talks,
and may have some tricks up their
respective sleeves.
Last year, Varsity went to Vic-
toria to lose the game they played
there. This year, it is hoped that
Varsity is more successful, and
that they bring home the goal
The invasion, always an historic
occasion, will this year lack the
traditional colour and high spirit*
which usually go with it. Due to
military requirements, many will
be restricted from going with the
team. Others, who could go, will
probably have a case of the virulent disease known as apathy to
sport" which has swept the campus.
The team will be on its own,
but the hopes of many will go with
it. This will be the second game
that Varsity has played, and having dropped the first game, they
will have to win the second to
get get a shot at the McKechnie
It was thought that the basket-
Stop Press
At a late hour last night, It was
announced that the Senior A
basketball team would join the
McKechnie Cup ruggermen In
travelling to Victoria next Saturday, January 31.
The hoopers will stage a one*
night stand in a regular league
fixture with Victoria Dominoes.
Maury Van Vliet, team coach,
wired Victoria early Monday
morning, and received confirmation of the date late the same day.
ball team would be going to Victoria this week-end also, but it
was found to be otherwise. Tho
Dominoes are coming to Vancouver this Saturday. This ruins the
hopes of many for a big invasion
week end.
But nonetheless, the team will
go to Victoria on Saturday, and
the best wishes of all U.B.C. go
Evann Davici
Off To Victoria
with the boys. We are hoping for
the best, and we are sure that the
boys will give the best they can.
No lineup can be given at tho
present, as the eligibility list has
not been completed yet.
Good luck Varsity.
Sports A Year
Ago Today
• A  YEAR  AGO  TODAY  the
Varsity Thunderbirds were
heading straight for the Inter-City
...Basketball Championship as they
defeated Adanacs 52 to 32 to boost
their wins to ten games while their
losses stood at two.
Lead by Pat Flynn, who scored
17 points to lead In the evenings
individual scoring the campus sag-
ers had little trouble in swamping
the New Westminster squad.
Jim Scott was next in scoring
honors for the night with a total
of 11 points. Jack Ryan stood next
with a total of seven points.
• THE COLLEGIATE soccermen
were  gunning for the playoff
spot a year ago today. Holding
second place in the league the
roundballers hope for a win as
they tangle with Woodwards Wed.
Don McLean and Stu Roach were
outstanding for the Blue and Gold.
The Varsity Ice Hockey team
took a beating a year ago today
when they went down before an
Army squad.
Ted Stevenson and Ted Taylor
both tallied for the losers.
Coeds stepped out a year ago
today and whipped a squad from
Kamloops 31-11.
Tho victorious Ave were Thompson, Bradley, McVVilliams, Wilson
and Palmer.
Of interest also a year ago today
was the announcement made by
thu English Rugby Representative
Tommy Meredith. Meredith asked
for more support from the students as regards the McKechnie
Cup setup.
and faculty alike . . . will find a
friendly, helpful banking service at
Canada's Oldest Bank.
Established  1817
"A Bank where small Accounts are welcome"
West Point Grey Branch: TENTH AND SASAMAT
Shores Stopped 'Birds Bid For Win
Snappy 'Bird Rally
Greeks' Ping Pong,
Badminton Dates Set
• THURSDAY NIGHT will see another closely fought
main event for the interfrat boys, It's going to be a very
busy night with approximately 150 games of Ping Pong being
played off on 8 tables. That's about 17 games per table, so
you see that the lads are going to be fighting fast and furious.
There are going to be three separate Tournaments; out of a
4-man team, the two singles players will play in separate
Tournaments while the Doubles have their own title to fight
Here's good news, M. L. Van Vliet
has proposed a one night Badminton Tournament on the same style
as the Ping Pong match.
February 5, has been declared
the dead-line for the first round
of Golf. All fraternity golfers
must see to it that their game is
played before this date.
The Cross Country Race is scheduled to come off on the 13th or
13th oY February, however there
is a possibility that the 19th may
be set, or in others words, nobody
The Swim Meet, now long since
past, has left us some very valuable suggestions for the next one.
Chief Scorer, Harry Franklin, has
written some of them down, so
through his inspiration, we are
now able to pass them down to
1. Limit the number of entries
so as to eliminate the danger of
loss of interest.
2. Give the announcer a megaphone.
3. Have a man at the start to
check off the entries in order to
stop an illegal entry.
4. Keep up Inter-frat rivalry-
It made this meet a real success.
The ever-faithful basketeers only
played one game since the last
The Phi Delts defeated the Phi
Kappa Sigs by a score of 21-17 in
a hard fought battle. It resulted
In the Phi Kapps slipping into
second place, leaving only 4 teams
tied for first.
The total scores for the Interfrat
Sports have been  compiled,
'em and weep:
Kappa Sigma  200
Beta Theta Pi 200
Delta Upsilon 200
Phi Gamma Delta.150
Phi Kappa Sigma.150
Phi Delta Theta 125
Zeta Psi 150
Psi Upsilon 75
Sigma Phi  Delta....l05
Phi Kappa Pi 100
Alpha Delta            150
• Co-Ed Sports
of the season, Varsity seems to
have slipped into a rut again; having been whipped last Tuesday and
also on Friday in their first encounter with Nelson's in the 5:3
scries at the Y.W. The score in the
latter game was 23-16.
Pauline Greer and Helen Matheson bolstered the team's score
with 7 and 5 points respectively.
Helen McWilliams contributed 4
points. On Friday U. B. C. once
again meets Nelson's, and it is
hoped the hoop-girls will make a
better showing.
the beginning of mixed volley
ball series with 3 boys and 3 girls
representing their clauses. First
year is scheduled to meet third
e THE  BADMINTON  intra-mur-
als will start on February 5th,
of   enthusiasm
Hockey   Front   by
turnout.   Varsity  w
by Pro-Recs.
showed a lack
on Saturday's
an incomplete
as  downed 5-3
Frosh Lose
To Higbe's
37-36 Thu.
squad suffered their third loss
of the season when they were set
down by a close 37-36 count from
Ted Milton's Higbe aggregation on
Thursday night at tho King Ed.
Down 6 points with one minute
of the game remaining, the students rallied to bring the count
37-35. Just as the bell rang Bruce
Yorke was fouled but he managed
to sink only one of the two free
tosses he had, leaving the final
score at 37-36.
The Frosh have one more game
on their schedule coming up on
Thursday night. They arc definitely assured a slot In the playoffs
and will be out to win to gain
second standing.
Basket Bull
• WALT JULIEN, who has been
.      absent from the Thunderbird
lineup since Christmas will be returning to the Campus this week.
He has been laid up with an attack of pneumonia and will probably not be turning out for the
squad for some time yet. Here's
hoping you won't be out too long,
the game on Saturday night
that the students had a new "secret weapon" that they were going
to throw at Shores. It turned out
to be a zone defense and it almost
worked. Maybe it will click
against the Stacy crew at the campus gym on Wednesday night.
• THERE SEEMS to be no stop
ping that Tooke sharpshooter,
George McConnell. He came
through with 22 points again on
Saturday night after a 26 point
splurge against the students last
Wednesday. He is well on top on
the scoring race of the league and
at the present rate he should
establish a record.
• BOB OSBORNE, popular play
ing coach of the top place
Tookes, gave Varsity the nod over
Stacys for their next game, following the 'Bird-Tooke game where
Varsity went down 65-45. We always thought that forty-five points
would be enough to win any game,
but when you're up against a McConnell who comes through with
25 points what can you do?
LOST: A red change purse with
$30.00. Please return to A.M.S. Office.  Reward.
• •   •   •
FOUND: In the Pub one juicy
orange.    Owner   please   apply   at
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LOST: A pair of brown leather
gloves with fur backs. Please return to A.M.S. Office. Jean Christie, KErr. 0316.
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LOST: Maroon bill-fold. Initials
M. G. Please return Student Pass
and Registration card anyway to
A.M.S. office.
Jewellers Get Scare
• DESPITE A heroic last minute rally that failed by a
few points, the ill-fated Varsity Thunderbirds went down
to their tenth consecutive defeat at the V.A.C. Gym on
Saturday night, this time at the hands of the strong Shores
quintet by a count of 37-30.
Led by flashy Lefty Barton, who
topped the game's scoring with
twelve points, the students abandoned their usual man to man defense for zone defense for the beet
part of the game, to turn in their
most creditable performance of the
The unexpected zone defense
broke up the Shore offensive game,
and forced them to play a slow
passing game instead of their customary speedy numbered plays.
Though the zone slowed up the
game it gave the students their
Aral Tay of hope for making the
playoffs by meeting Staceya on
The game opened slowly. A long
shot by Kermode, followed by a
free shot and another long one by
Harry Franklin started the game,
a 9-6 lead at the first breather. At
the half the jewellers held a three
point advantage, with 18-15 flaunted on the scoreboard, and by the
three-quarter mark they were way
out in front 27-17.
In the last period the game became slow and ragged with Shores
gradually drawing away from the
students until at one point they
commanded a 32-20 lead over the
unhappy students.
Then it happened.
With only four minutes left to
play Varsity called a time out and
shifted from their zone defense to
man to man, and it looked for a
while as if their last minute rally
would take the game from the
lofty Shores.
Jack Ryan started the push with
his first and only basket of the
evening, to be followed quickly by
Art Johnson. Then Lefty Barton
came through with two long ones,
followed again by Johnson, to make
up ten points,  and come within
made its victorious campus debut here Saturday
when U.B.C. archerettes unanimously downed a team of
Grads from Margaret Eton
College, Canada's only women's physical education institution.
Led by Kay Marshall and Helen
Brandt, whose scores were 376 and
343 respectively, Varsity experienced little difficulty in thoroughly trouncing Margaret Eton College.
Jean Morrison shot 249 for the
Grads, a score which barely overshadowed our lowest, 229.
They played under the rules of
the Columbia Round. Each player
had a practice end of 6 arows and
then 24 shots which were tabulated.
Miss More, coach for Varsity, is
herself a former student of Margaret Eton College,
Now that this, the newest sport
on the campus has made such n
victorious beginning, it is to be
hoped that sufficient support, both
moral and physical, will be given
the team to keep up tile good
LOST: A Phrateres pin between
tho Arts building and the Library.
On Wednesday, January 21 between 1:15 and 1:30 p.m. Finder
please return to Moira Sweeny
through Arts' Letter Rack or to
A.M.S. Office.
Maury Brings Bick
Zone Defense
two points of the leaders with only
one minute to play.
However, jewellers Pay and Beaton snapped back in the dying
minute with two quick baskets to
put the contest on ice and set the
students down for their tenth consecutive defeat.
The game proved one thing.
With a smart combination of zone
defense, which has been out of
use for some three years, and good
explosion ball, the Varsity team is
definitely not out of the running,
and they confidently expect to take
the third place Staceys in Wednesdays tilt.
Art Barton took scoring honours
for the night, bagging twelve points,
followed by shifty Ralph Pay of
Shores who neared him with
eleven. Bustling, excitable Harry
Franklin accounted for six of the
student counters, and burly Harry
Kermode chalked up five from his
centre post. Husky Earl Mc-
Donough was held to two points.
Varsity: Barton 12, Franklin 6,
Kermode 5, Johnson 5, Ryan 2,
Lachlan 7, Sands 4, Lee 3, Beaton 2,
Hay, Dean, Sully, Mottishaw.
Shores: Pay 11, Bardsley 8, Mc-
Lachlan 7, Sands 4, Lee 3, Beaton
2, McDonough 2, Gloag.
•  For Men  Only
• THE TYPICAL hypocrite failed to report at VAC Saturday
night. A basketball game between
a league pacer and a team representing the University was played.
The latter lost.
And so with that statement, we
catch a silent smirk from the puss
of Joe Q. College from some place
in the background. "Ha — Varsity
lost again! Ha!"
Yes, it goes down in the record
book as Varsity's ninth consecutive loss in City company. It
coulda been the 50th as far as Mr.
Average Student is concerned.
"Oh, is there a basketball teem
on the campus?" queried the meek
freshman as he munched an apple
in thc caf.
"Ssssssshhhhhh!" a voice replied.
And that's about It. They are
keeping it a secret, a nasty, awful
secret. At least, the empty bleachers at the ball game last weekend
proved that point. A half-dozen
faithful rooters turned out.
There's Bud McLed, and Dave
Young, and Al Dean's girl, Jean,
and a few others . . . Boy, when
Varsity was trailing by two points
in the final period, their voices
really gave out wtth a resounding
"Let's Oo Varsity!"
Seemed like old times, then.
(Anyway, that's what they tell
me.) Dominion Champions last
year, weren't we? It certainly is
comforting to know that someone
has that kind of spirit
Before you quit reading this
article, please skim through this.
Five evenings a week for the past
four months, approximately ten
University students like yourself
— some of them Sciencemen with
tough courses, others with Aggie
chores, and still a few who attend
this institution for cultural reasons, are turning out for practises. They are all physically fit
They, too, take Army training, eat
their lunches and dinners in gulps,
and still stay eligible for basketball.
Perhaps you wonder why they
do it. Just a waste of time you say.
Basketball is their recreation.
They like the game — some are
nuts about the sport.
Sure, they are a new bunch.
That's why they didn't do so well
before Christmas. And after
Christmas? O. K. so they still have
to register a win. But dogone it,
that is no reason for the poor
bleacher support they've been getting.
Here ls the point!
Varsity's Thunderbird quintet has
five more league basketball games
before the team folds up for the
season. Three victories, or possibly two over the lowly Stacy outfit, would assure a place in the
playoffs. Believe it or not. And
the gang have not thought of giving up. Ask 'em.
With each time out, there has
been definite improvement. Even
the sport scribes will admit that.
Shores held their breath on several
occasions last Saturday. Also th»
fellows are In fairly good condition.
All the gang asks is that a few
of the collegians turn out for a
ball game. Give 'em that "Let's
Go Varsity," and just watch that
basketball team hustle.
Let's keep them playing.
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