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-THE     UBYSSEY-
- Thursday,   May   15th,   1941
98 Per Cent Of UBCs Scholars Will Work For Fees
•   THIS   SUMMER  students   of   U.B.C.   will   form   a   vital
cross-section     of   the    workers   army    of    the    province-.
Scattering   far    afield,    they    will    take    up    occupations    in
nearly   every   branch   of   the   war   industries.
A survey of student employment by the Student Council and the Canadian Student Aasembly Discussions Club
last term revealed that 98 per cent of the scholars took
up summer work to earn their fees. Subsquent Investigation by  the  Ubyssey bears out this fact.
Britannia Mines, an important source of war material,
will absorb numerous embryo engineers, us well as a few
Artsmen living in the district. Among those digging in
the dark will be Bill and Tom Touhey, Gordon C'nrlyle,
Eddie   Bmirne,   Sid   Poulton,   Johnny   Fletcher,   Joe   Weed,
Jimmy McCulloch, Jack Baldwin, Chtimmer Clarke, Hugh
Skects, Lent Bayley and Alec Cooper. Lionel Salt will
handle   their   pay   checks.
Assisting in a dentist's office, Inez R-ider will be looking; down in tho mouth all summer. Eileen Rushworth goes
to lab work in Victoria and Sadie White will dispense information   to   tourists   arriving   in   town.
At Banff are Gordie Livingstone and Brud Matheson.
Doug Maloney will be with the C.P.R. Bill Orr will assist
hi.'i father in his suburban store chain. At the wireless
.school are Stately Nash, lun McDonald, Doug Marplcs, Fred
Taylor.   Alex   Watt   and   John   Wallace.
Most   picturesque   occupation   i.s   that   of   Maury   Drury's,
who     will     assist     in     her     father's    fur     trading    store     in
Whitehcrse. In forest work of the province are Gordon
Roche, Ken Ryner, and Ian Matheson. Jack Gush and
Gerry Godfrey  will be on the new airport at Patricia Bay.
Ernest Green will continue to teach piano and Doug
Christie will work on seed improvement for the government Scaling logs will occupy Orme Dier, while the shipyards   will   employ   Charlie   Nash.
Steve Excell and Paul Buck will tote Coca-Cola and
Vernon Barlow and Owen Sheffield will do the same
with   ice.
Tho list continues. Somewhere in every district is a
studen., carrying on through the summer, so that his
cherished,   studies   may   continue   next   year.
The University of B.C. is; definitely not _ rich man's
college.      Every   student    knows   the   meaning   of   work.
UBC Co-ed Talked Back To
Gestapo In Czechoslovakia
# THE MOST POPULAR woman in Czechoslovakia, who
talked back to the Nazi Gestapo and aided 3500 Czecho-
slovakian refugees to escape from Hitler's wrath—such is
the record of Miss Beatrice M. Wellington, graduate of
the University of British Columbia and former Vancouver
school teacher.
At present Miss Wellington is
general secretary of a British
Government com-
spf" mittee for interned refugees
in London. Most
U.B.C: co-eds will
envy her the
thrilling and
dangerous experiences whieh havo
been her lot since
the     outbreak     of
Will'.
1 ti      Czechoslovakia      .she       wa.s
affect ionately called      'Boa"      the
entire   length    and   breadth   of    the
coiintrv   and   was   the  only   woman
who   could   give   effective   help   to
"dangerous"    refugee   cases   before
the   war   broke   out..
Twice captured by the German
.secret police and subjected to Gestapo third degree methods for 12
hours, the former U.B.C. co-ed
talked back to her oppressors who
were forced to release her. A-.
head nf the British Refugee Com-
mi ion she helped ;i.">00 Czech .
His-   the   country.
It was Mis- Wellington who aided Dr. Julie Matouskova, nciierd
secretary of the Y.M.C.A. in
Prague, to escape from the country.
Back  in London. Miss Wellington
THE COVER
The cover photo, emblematic of
wartime graduation at this und
other Universities, Is the work of
Ubyssey cameraman BUI Grand
Arts '41. Followlnir graduation BUI
hopes to cuter thc photography
profession or join thc Royal Canadian Air Force. Chuck New-
march. Applied Science '41 posed
for the composite. Graduating as
a skilled engineer. Chuck Is
typical of hundreds of other
technical men being turned out hy
thc University of British Columbia,   for   war   service.
escaped death from bombing on
two occasions, but continued t<>
carry   on   tier   work.
'dt i -i a llij'.d privi loiso to b •
clo-e to [ji'iti-h humanity at thi.
lime mill to ste tlie .-am .-.hiue down
on a sturdy London which his remained unperturbed and un-
.shaken after wakeful iiiiihts. unbelievable tlin and dreadful destruction"   she   wrote   recently.
Ben Moyles-'Gold Medalist
Gains Harvard Fellowship
• BENJAMIN NELSON MOYLS.
one of U.B.C.'s foremost students, leaves next September to
lake up a fellowship at Harvard.
University, where he will study
toward the decree of Doctor of
Mathematics
At his graduation last spriri'-,
Moyls began his promising career
by heading the graduating class
and winning the Governor- General's Gold Medal. This year, he
worked as an assistant in the
Mathematics Department while
studying for  his M.A.
At the present time. Moyls is on_-
of 500 U.B.C. students who are at
military camp. The twenty-two
•sear old scholai shi p U'llllHi' is sta-
t'i m d with tin- C.O.T.C. Kiel I
A: tillery   camp.
• RESEARCII on flsh meals will
be curried on nt the University
next year through u Sti.iO grant
from the National Reseurch
Council.
BEN   "IOVLES
''Never in the field of human
conflict was so much owed
by so many to so few"
In these words Winston Churchill paid tribute to
airmen of the British Empire on August 20,  1940.
The debt is no less great in these times of stress to
branches of the Empire's fighting forces on the land-
in the air and on the seas.
We add our tribute to the students of the University
of British Columbia who are fighting in the forces of
fhe  British Empire  for freedom and democracy.
THE VANCOUVER DAILY PROVINCE 'Thursday,   May   15th,   1941-
-THE     UBYSSEY-
-Page Three
Army >Works Exam Kinks Out Of COTC Campers
By  JACK  MARGESON
• NANAIMO.—CAMP WAKESIAH lies on a hillside overlooking the outskirts of Nanaimo. There, in rows of
tents, on a green hillside, the U.B.C. contingent is in camp.
All ranks have come to the conclusion that Nanaimo
is the dampest spot in the world. Everything was damp
for thc first few days and only began to dry out when
warmer weather appeared. Platoons drilled out on the
parade-ground under lowering clouds or in a slight drizzle,
and   then  made   for  the   tents  as a   downpour  began.
The  hardest   part  of   the day  Is  getting  up at 8 a.m.   in
the   cold   and   dampness   for   physical   training.     The   in
structors soon have us moving, though, and warm us up
with strenuous exercises. Breakfast comes soon after anel
completes   the   process  of   warming   up.
After hours, in camp, the chief interests are leave and
the Y.M.C.A. The "Y" hut, in the evening, looks just
like pictures of "Y" huts in 1917-18, full of men in khaki,
lolling around the tables and the piano, playing bingo or
sitting reading magazines. Occasional picture shows and
barbers add to the "Y" hut scene. In the evening, the
noise of a sing-song floats over tho camp from the
direction of the hut combined with the music of i>
saxaphone or a mouth organ from the tents (not to
mention   the   occasional   radio).
A remarkable feature of the camp, besides the overworked adjectives, is the appearance of large numbers of
moustaches. Everyone is experimenting to see if he can
grow one, and, if so, what he looks like with one. Most of
them, however, are going to shave them off when the
time  comes   to  return.
Some active service sergeants are really putting smartness and pep into the boys. The sergeants know their
work so well and have trained so many men that they
are attaining good results in a remarkably short time.
Camp Is doing more than any number of Saturday
afternoons  could  do.
Camp Turns Tables
On Campus Elite
By   PAT   KEATLEY
#    THE   U.B.C.   boys   came   back   from   camp   today.
First batch to undergo their two weeks of O.T.C.
camp at Nanaimo returned to their Alma Mater a
little   heavier   and   a   good   bit   stronger.
They've got tales to tell; tips and hints to pass
on  to the boys who leave tomorrow for second camp.
"Boy. the butter they served us," was the comment of Lance-Corporals Ted Cruise and Abe Goodman, who spent their first clay on kitchen fatigue.
"Great   big   gobs   of   it,   and   grade   "A"   butter,   too."
COMFORTING
Tommy Roblnaon thought that comforting information out to be published to soothe worried
mothers'.
"Tell them we lived in big roomy marquee tents,"
he said. "We had a ground sheet, straw paliasse and
pillow, and at least three thick blankets, often more."
The boot was on the other foot when reveille
sounded and the 19 officers and 500 cadets got up
the first morning. Seniority established on the
campus   was   topsy   turvy   at   camp.
Mere   sophomore   punks   blossomed   out   as   burly
sergeants;   stuffy   seniors   who   had   run   the   campus
alsl    year    found    themselves   soiling    their    long    and
delicate   fingers   on   potato   peeling.
DEMOCRATIC
Capt. J. Allan Harris emphasized the democratic
angle. He pointed out that officers and men alike
were' served the same food, had tho same straw-
stuffed matresses, and used the same enamel cups
and   plrtes.
Sergeant-Bugler Bill West, who has since left for
active service, had a marvellous time getting everyone up. He thought may bo l-evoiUe was democratic
because it didn't distinguish between officers and
men.     Sgt.   West   had   a   problem.
It's all very we-11 for me to wake up the camp,"
ha complained, 'but who wakes tho bugler. I forgot
to   pack   my   alarm   clock."
Cadet Tom Keenan used to be with the Toronto
Star, and gave up a good job to take O.T.C. camp
print- to going on active service, He stuffed his typewriter into his eluffle bag, and hacked out a few
articles  on  army   life.
—Photos   by   Bill   Grand
•    STUDENT SOLDIERS are quickly adaptable to the rigorous routine of
army  life as the above pictures show:  From left to right: TOP ROW:
Army instructor teaches the intricacies of bayonet 'parrying'; Doug Ford
at 6 a.m.; working up a hunger for army breakfast; BOTTOM ROW:
Soldiers fill In time till automatic washers arrive; even the new army
hasn't   done   away   with   k.p.   Pay   Day,   and   even   army   cooks   get   paid.
Camp Training Puts New
Smartness Into Students
By JACK MARGESON
C.O.T.C. Camp, Nanaimo, May 10.
0    CONCENTRATED training is transforming the U.B.C.
contingent of the Officers' Training Corps in camp
here. From dawn till late in the afternoon, the instruction goes on in the hands of competent instructors from the
regular army.
Already a new smartness is evident, an assurance in
drill and in troop movements that was lacking before. The
officers in training are working very hard so that they may
pass the practical examination at the close of camp, the end
of a year's or several year's work. The other students, many
of whom will be eligible for Officers' Training next year,
are taking work that will serve them in good stead as a
foundation for such further training.
RIVALRY ___«____________________________________i
Rivalry is developing between
the various platoons and companies with respect to the care of
tents and equipment, rifles, as
well as the drill itself. The sergeants have few good words for
tho platoons as yet but any little
evidence of praise is- seized upon
with triumph. This rivalry is pro-
elucing a certain amount of enthusiasm.
All ranks have fallen quickly
into the routine of camp life—a
valuable lesson for any prospective soldier. Fatigue duties are
done with a will, and even grumbling is developing into the art
it is among older soldiers. Regular
hours for meats and sleep are
counteracting the bad effects of a
cle-sperate three weeks of examinations. Physical training at 6:30
a.m.   begins the day.
After breakfast there is Instruction and mutual instruction In
rifle work, map reading, gas protection, bayonet fighting, section
leading, landscape viewing, tactical schemes, and all the other
paraphenalia   of   military   training.
There is a break for lunch, ancl
the day ends at 4:30 or 5:00 o'clock.
After supper at 5:30 (or before)
those with leave set out for Nanaimo. and the rest gather In the
Y.M.C.A. hut or in various tents
until   "lights  out"   at   10:15.
A great deal of the theory that
was drilled in all winter during
the military lectures is now being
put into practice. The practical
work is based on a sound foundation of theoretical work which has
made rapid instruction at camp
possible.
REFLECTIONS. .
From A Brass Hat
By  PAT KEATLEY
REFLECTIONS FROM A BRASS HAT: We Uked
thd crack of 2nd. Lieut. John Filteau: "The O.C. haa
an uncanny knack of turning up where and when
there's anything wrong—consequently nothing much
does, if we can help it."
Subalterns Ludlow Beamish and Jacques Metford
found it was a lot easier to get a batman than thej
expeerted . . . what with leas brass to polish and
more democracy in  the 1941  version of the army.
2nd Lieut. Jack West worrying if the men in his
platoon were all right one rainy night, going round
to make sure they weren't coming down with colds.
. . . Capt. Harris and 2 nd. Lieut. Eric Smith proclaiming themselves easualities after one particularly
colossal meal . . . the sergeant who kissed his girl
good-bye on the dock and forgot his rifle — a pal
took it on board for him . . . the boys who spent
their last night before camp on a party, changed to
khaki,   and   just  made the  boat  by   taking a   taxi.
There was the night when platoon 7 thought
they hadn't had enough practice with small arms,
find petitioned their platoon commander for
extra   drill.
Nanaimo was favorably impressed too. It started
right off from the first day when the O.T.C. men
marched almost ten blocks in solid unison, and
surprised the regular troops considerably and themselves) a  lot  more.
TENT LINES:  notes for the boys going to second camp.
They don't tell you to do it in the official list,
but it's a good idea to take a flashlight along to
camp. Another good wrinkle is to slip a few coat
hangers in your rucksack; then you can hang your
things up to air ancl it solves the problem of where
to put the greatcoat . . . It's wise to put your name
on things like coats and towels . . . and essential to
know   your   own   rifle   and   regimental   number.
It's ok. to bring your electric shaver, but don't
forget to pack a screw plug with it . . . some books
and writing paper are useful for those long evenings
. . . and maybe some of your favorite anti-blister
gcx>, although the M.O. will fix that up for you.
Extra handkerchiefs eome in useful ... so does a
pocket  knife. Page  Four
-THE    UBYSSEY-
-Thursday,   May   15th,   1941
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  —  JACK  MARGESON
STAFF   FOR   SPECIAL   ISSUE:
MANAGING   EDITOR — PIERRE   BERTON.   Arts   '41
PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR — BILL GRAND, Aits '41
ASSOCIATE   EDITORS   —   Les   Bewley,   Lionel   Salt
ASSISTANT   EDITORS   —   Janet   Walker,    Arts   '41;
Verna    McKenzie,    Arts    '41;    Jack    McMillan,    Doris
Filmer-Bennett,   Marg   Reid,   Pat   Keatley.
Published by  Standard Publishing Company Ltd.,
2182  West  41st   Avenue.     Phone  KErr.   1811.
We, The Editor..
Universities and War
The Universities in Canada are still
full of undergraduates. Though there is
no indication that they will be so next
year, they have been full this year because
of the increasing part they are taking' in
Canada's  war  effort.
The apparent portion of the universities' war effort are the various Red Cross
Campaigns that have taken place on the
Canadian campuses. A good many thousand dollars have been raised in this way
for the Canadian Red Cross.
The Canadian Officers Training Corps
includes a large proportion of the men
students on each campus. Every -week they
spend hours at various lectures and in
practical work preparing for the theoretical
and practical examinations at the end of
each year. From this group comes a large
number of officers for the Canadian Active
Service forces. Many other students have
joined the army, the navy, and especially
the air force, and many more will be joining
in the next few months.
In the present expansion of industry in
Canada and the greatly increased development of natural resources, many more engineers are needed in all branches of
engineering than ever before. The engineering faculties of the universities are turning
out every year trained men who are
desperately needed in industry. The engineering students as well as many other
students are working in the defence industries during the summer. Pure science of
course is no less important than applied
science. Men well-trained in the different
sciences each year into the research departments of large companies and into government service to lend their skill and their
ability to the discovery of new methods and
improvements in method in industry.
There is no faculty of medicine at the
University of B. C. but :the doctors that
graduate from the other universities are
becoming more and more important to
Canada. U.B.C.'s nursing department, of
course, is turning out competent nurses. The
graduates of the other faculties are valuable
in an indirect way. Commerce graduates
enter business firms engaged wholly or in
part in defence work. With good production becoming important graduates in Agriculture are doing as much as possible to
increase the production and improve the
quality of necessary foods. Students in the
Arts faculty will be of more value to their
country after the War as government
leaders, professors, teachers, lawyers, and
in other similar positions.
After fulfilling all these functions, the
universities must remain as guardians of
freedom in this land, as they failed to be
in other lands — freedom of thought, freedom of expression, and freedom of action
in all fields. As the fight becomes more
desperate, they must watch and wake to
preserve the one thing that raises the
present warfare out of a mere struggle for
existence. No matter how small in size
they shrink to, they must continue this
function and look forward with Christianity
to  a better  world.
Uncle Sams Fraternity Pin
Valedictory
»  »
• DRAWN BY cartoonist Milton Caniff of "Terry and the Pirates" fame,
the  above   cartoon  symbolizes  the  united  co-operation  of  fraternities
in  thc   United   States   towards   the  government's  war  effort.   Similar  cooperation Is displayed by Canadian fraternity chapters.    The accompanying
story,  below,  from  the Inter-fratcrnlty conference  at  Athens, Ohio,  tells
of fraternity co-operation In the United  States and Canada.
••** ,    .    .    .
U.S. Fraternities Pledge
Support To Government
By GEORGE STARR LASHER
Nntlonal Interfriitcrnlty Conference,  Athens, Ohio
# CO-OPERATION between the United States War Department and national college fraternities is taking definite form as a result of a conference held in Washington at
the invitation of General George C. Marshall, chief of staff
of the U. S. Army.
Dr. Alvan E. Duerr and Cecil J. Wilkinson, past chairmen of the National Interfraternity Conference, met with
representatives of the War Department Advisory Committee
and the Joint Army and Navy Committee for Welfare and
Recreation in Washington to work out a nroaram
STAY AT  POSTS   v     B
It was thc concensus of this
meeting that the fraternities
should make undergraduates realize that the military authorities
feel the need of college men who
are well trained for leadership
and that they want students to
remain in college until actually
called Into service, both for the
good of the Individual and the
good  of  the army.
The fraternities are urged by
army authorities to do all In their
power to counteract the tendency
of men of draft age to permit their
scholastic   efforts   to  slump.
Military authorities believe that
undergraduate chapters near training camps can be of great service
by inviting uniformed men on
leave as guests to their homes,
thus providing a wholesome environment for  these men.
As part of the program of cooperation, the adjutant general
Major General E. S. Adams had
addressed a letter to fraternity
chapters setting forth the desire
of the Air Corps for an adequate
supply of qualified candidates for
pilot   training.
Correspondence
Editor
Dear   Sir:
I should like to have the privilege of using the columns of tho
Ubyssey to thank tho students of
the University for their wholehearted co-operation in the military training program. As commanding officer of the Corps. I feel
that I have had the fullest su^
port from all student organizations on  the  campus.
I particularly wish to thank the
members of the Ubyssey staff for
their co-operation. I feel that in
a considerable measure you have
contributed to the success of the
training program.
If personal observation could be
permitted, I should like to say that
I have found the students of 1941
to be just as loyal and just as
willing to serve their country as
the  students  of   1914-18.
Yours  sincerely,
(G. M. SHRUM)    Lt.-Col.,
Officer    Commanding    U.B.C.
Contingent  C.O.T.C.
U.B.C.   MEN   NOW   IN   ACTIVE   SERVICE
(If you know of any student or graduate now on Active
Service whose name was omitted from the Ubyssey, kindly
fill   out   the   coupon   below  and   mail   it   to  "Orderly   Room,
C.O.T.C")
Name    	
By   MARIE   GRAVES
Valedictorian,   Class   of   '41
These few words are not addressed to
you as though I were Anthony and you the
mob to bo swayed, but rather as though
you and I were one, and my words your
words, and my thoughts your thoughts.
Then we will act together to express our
few simple words of gratitude and farewell
to the University.
The University is made up of many
things. More than the beautiful grounds
and quiet buildings, it is a meeting place of
many people, of many thoughts, and of
many cultures. In the lecture rooms and
in the studies we meet fellow students and
our professors. In the library we meet the
great minds of the past and glean bits of
their wisdom, and bit by bit, perhaps unknown to us, we build up that equipment
of our own minds which is to help us in
time to come.
For what we have received, then, we
thank you our professors, for the unstinting
dissemination of the knowledge which is
your life's work; we thank our librarians
and administration workers, and all those
others who carry on the actual work of the
University for us. We thank also the people
of the province of British Columbia, and the
government through which their general
will is expressed.
We who are here today as graduates
face a fast-changing world, an embattled
world weakened by a bloody conflict that
was non-existant when we first entered the
University. We have had to alter our points
of view, but are thankful to our democratic
system for the opportunity to work out that
point of view while yet continuing our
education.
We are not fighting merely to preserve
land, and markets, and economic power, we
are also fighting for ideas, and in the end
it is ideas that are most important. The
Nazi idea is that the individual abjectly
subordinates himself to a mystically all-
powerful overlord and as a subject of this
overlord he permimts and takes part in a
movement which is nothing but a reversal
to barbarian culture. Opposed to this, we
who are here today have another idea, an
idea that has to do with liberty, and equality, and justice, and that is summed up in
the culture which we have so far attained.
The development of culture will never
be finished, and because of the fact that it
IS a development, a growth, and an advancement we are willing to work together
to carry it on and to fight against something
which would turn the cycle back a thousand
years. Thus we are fighting a perverted idea
with a progressive idea, and it is for the
strengthening of our idea that we come to
university.
At university, everything is subordinated
to the search for truth. It is here that our
thoughts have spread free and untrammelled, here that we have received of the
thoughts of others that were also free and
untrammelled. It is here that we have
grown up in the way of our culture. Our
idea has been more than strengthened—it
has become a part of each one of us that we
cannot help but carry on with us.
In the war of ideas that is being waged,
the war of truth versus untruth, it is truth
that must be victorious. It is truth that has
been given to us here at the University.
This is what we owe to the University and
will carry on with us ... . Tuum est.
Year    Faculty
Branch of Service 	
Unit  Number  	
Where   stationed
• DRS. J. E. MORSH and F. T. Taylor, of tho Department of Philosophy and Physchology, have
been appointed to the Department of National Defence. They will give physchological tests to men
of    the    Active    Service    in    British    Columbia. Thursday,  May   15th,   1941-
— THE    UBYSSEY-
-Page  Five
We Nominate: Our Choice For Graduates-Of-Year
Active On Campus,Sandy
Nash Dons R.C.A.F. Blue
By   LES   BEWLEY
0 AC2 NASH, A.J., R.C.A.F., had just received throe very
stiff shots in the arm — the vaccination type, ol course.
But that did not prevent him from chuck I in;* when the
Ubyssey informed him that hi
"graduate oi the year".
"I guess it's all right — but 1
he   laughed.
JOINED   IN    AI'KII.
AC2  N.s-h.   A.J..   H V..\ !•'     ' :  i   m
(Andrew)   Nash,   wlio   im   ■    1  .       ...       • a-
cm i-.cn
.-erlainlv elon 1  know why,"
He   joined    till-    A;  ■    l-'orce    ill    A
rial    ,..>■    Ini .   vrar:
beci.me   an    AC-   ' Aiicr il'l -in ,
.            '   .! i  •    ! a .v     a
fi.i m  of  ,-ervice   ,■>   hum.in . i -.  '
i\< ■   at 1 uu , :    .ami    -
wti.i .    sorrowfully.       fic-t'iil
nldi-'ss:    the    big
Locarno    barracks;    i working
lours:    11    a.m.    to
5   p.m.)   not   much   more   than
a    machine-gun's
threw   from   the   family   reside
ice  ai    -\:ilH   West
11th    Avenue.       Leave    until
midnight    means
home    for    Sandy        That    is
the    new    Sandy
Nash. But underneath that air-force blue-
is the Sandy whom most undergraduates know.
Ubyssey chose him male "graduate of the
year" for two principal reasons: his all-rounel
participation in student, affairs (scholastic and
extra-curricular) ancl the fact that he typifies
the male undergraduate of U.B.C, A.D., 1941,
PRE-UNIVERSITY   LIFE
Sandy's pre-university life- runs something
like this: born in Hampshire. England; a Canadian at the age eif six; public school; high
school; ledger-keeper. Royal Bank (one and
one-half   years);   then   U.B.C.
Nominally an Artsman. Sandy had little
to do with dc-clensions and irre-gular French
verb.-;. Last year, Ubysseys "grad-of-thc--
year" put in an overstuf fed eight-hour day.
Take Wednesday's time-table as an illustration:
8:30 a.m. — Agronomy 51; 9:30 a.m. Chem. 3;
1:30 to 8, 9, or 10 p.m. — Botany 4. Forestry
Engineering    16    was   another    course.      Add    to
that   about   twelve   hours   work   weekly   on   his .     .    .    m
graduating   thesis   (Subject:   A   Comparison   of
the Growth   of   Douglas  Fir  and   Alder)   and  you   have   the   beginnings   of
a full day.    But that's not all.
Attached to the C.O.T.C. Sandy
—with the rest of the male student body—put in three hours/
drill a week. Three more hours
were spent at  military  lectures  in
preparation for military examinations. Presidency of the Arts
Men's Undergraduate Society and
membership in the Newman and
Biological    Discussion   clubs   took
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Our Choice
S ON THIS PAGE thc Ubyssey
presents Its nominations for
griicluutc-i-of-lhe-yeur: male and
feiniile. Every graduating class
must number union-- Its members
Indents who stand head and
-boulders al-iive the rubble. The
(lass of II has hull Its share of
eiilslanilint' st-holars, spnrtsim'ii.
unit sludint li-Hili-i-s. The Ubyssey
li:i*. silerli-il Itiilli Wilson and
Stimlv Nnsli nut only liei-niise they
I., ,1,1 . , .-I- iiiii- >■!' student now
a.ire.iai" ihe 1 in versit >'. hut bc-
(,iii-' :in'. ntv male a definite
i-ciiii .inn "in n> ini-ii- Almn .Mater.
T<. llu- (HI '.i-.uliiiui-s nl Ihe Year
mill 11. tin (hiss o) 'II as a whiili':
Stilaam!
IN   MEMORIAM
#    THE   U NI V E R SIT Y
mourns the death of
five of its sons, who died
while serving their country.
These five men, representative of Canada's finest, are
part of thc toll which is to
be U.B.C.'s contribution to
the defence of democracy.
Killed while serving III the
Koyul    Canadian    Air    Force    were
(;. Tnti-i. t'liin-li-mi- . It.»'.. Dunalil
Sll l\aii, --oil ol lle\. -U'Uill'i;
l'hilli|. Allru. and l.i ail Aiackic,
U.K.    J.    Vernon.
A finality of tlie Royal Air Force
was Stephen Ite-sc. son nf Dr. William Hi so of Miiviu- Island, B.C.
Wounded tit Dunkirk, anil now tt
prisoner In (it-rmany. Is G. Kane
of   2841    West   1st   Avenue.
It Is also believed, although not
confirmed, that Peers Davldaon
was killed while serving In the
Active  Service.
up a little time, too. (As A.M.U.S.
president, he organized eight
Mixers — as vice-chairman of the
Northwest Province* Newman
Clubs Federation, a few more
hours.
Summer saw him earning his
tuition fees as a student Assistant
Ranger, B.C. Forest Service, doing
practical field-work in timber
cruising, scaling, marketing; last
year as a dispatcher in the Service    office.
After a year such as that, Sandy
sort of feels that Air Force life
isn't too exhausting. One brother
—E. T. W. Nash (U.B.C. '25-'26> Is
now a Flight-Lieutenant with the
R.C.A.F. Qrther brother Charlie
Nash — also a familiar figure at
U.B.C  —  will  graduate   next year.
Asked how he liked his new
vocation, AC2 Nash. A.J., replied,
happily: "I like it — no worries,
ancl   time   to   breathe   ..."
One thing, however, bothers
him. The Air Force frowns upon
pipe-smoking in public. "It's all
tight, though." says Sandy, "I can
still   smoke   at   home."
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# THE UBYSSEYS Graduate of the Year, feminine
species,   is  neither a confirmed  "social  butterfly" nor a
"book-worm".    She is a popular young lady whose activities
cut.  a  cross-section  of  campus   life  and  endeavour   in   every
field —• academic social, athletic. Her name? Ruth Wilson.
Born   in   Calvary,   educated   at   Bayview,   Kitsilano,   and
Kin.;   Eclwarei.   Ruth   typifies  the   "all-Canadian girl,"  as her
ac-l i\ .lit---,  at   Vat
in1-!    "i    Hi-dory
Tra man/  ('(iiir.i-
ii \   prove.     She graduates this year, major-
iinl    Kiu'iish,   with   a   view   to   the   Teacher
il   Varsily. 	
if  tin-
Big Block, the highest athletic
award on thi- campus. Ht-r member-ship in the Historical Society
indicates Ruth's interest in her
chosen major, and that work, combined with her undisputed skill
In athletics, is calculated to aid
appreciably In her teaching work.
Perhaps her greatest claim to
campus fame Is her presidency
of Women's Athletics this year.
Elected by unanimous vote last
spring, Ruth conducted the many
businesses of women's athletics
with dispatch, and managed to
squeeze in an international intercollegiate girls'   meet in February.
Golf Is the game most frequently
associated with Ruth's name, but
the Women's Senior A basketball
team points with pride to its most
prominent member as the leading
score-maker of the league, and the
Intra-mural teams in the last four
years have gained much from her
work. "I think compulsory physical training for women on the
campus should be instituted,"
Ruth says. "It would be of benefit
to the women individually and the
University   as   a   whole."
WAR    WORK
Perhaps the most Important contribution that Ruth has made to
campus life during her stay at
U.B.C. was thc Inauguration of
the now-famous Ited Cross Ball.
Early In September Ruth conceived thc Idea of a chain of Red
Cross Bulls held In Canadian and
U.S. Universities. The Idea bore
fruit In January and a successful
ball hi-Id ut U.B.C. netted almost
$21)00 for  the  Reel  Cross.
Since U.B.C. has concentrated on
women's war work, Ruth has been
a familiar figure in the work
rooms of Brock Hall, knitting and
sowing for the Red Cross. "I hope
to see some program of compulsory war work for women as well
as the men at U.B.C. in the near
future".   Ruth   remarked.
Next yen- she will be back at
Var.siiy. but in a different capacity. I'he-.i. she will be a graduate,
prci.ar.iii/ m take up her position
on the- ic.ichmg staff of one of
B. C.'s schools. If one's record at
college is indicative, as so many
grad.-: in.si.st. of the trend of one's
life after graduation, Ruth will
undoubtedly be a success in
whatever she  attempts.
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- Thursday,   May   15th,   1941
Agricultural Students Grow Flax;
Alleviate War Time Deficiency
#    ENTERPRIS ING
U.B.C. Agricultural students,, and the U.B.C. Faculty of Agriculture will attempt to alleviate a vital
war-time deficiency in British Columbia and open the
way to a possible establishment of a flax industry on
the Pacific Coast as a result
of experimentation now being  conducted  on  B.C.  flax.
When Hitler's war machine
relied over Belgian soil, it
effectively stopped B.C.'s chief
source   of   flax    which    i.s   vital   to
thc manufacture of West Coast
fish      nets.        British      Columbia's
fishermen were faceel with the
impossibility of replacing nets n
the     future     unless     an     effective
substitute   for   Belgium   flax   could
be   found.
The   department   of  Agronomy   is
growing    three    acres    of    seed    ill
1941 for the oreler of the Provincial
government.      and       will      supply
Netv Course
Aids British
Cheese Needs
# CHEESE for Britain . . .
As a result of an intensive course in Cheddar
cheese making held by the
U.B.C. department of dairying, B.C.'s production of
cheese for overseas consumption will be stepped up
to meet war-time needs.
Unelei-graeluates of the agricultural faculty together with men
and women from all over tho
province took the course in cheese
making which was arranged at the
request of the B. C. branch of the
Canadian Produce Association
with the object of bettering tho
improvemont of B. C.'s cheeldar
cheese.
As cheese is not only a highly
nourishing foodstuff, but a concentrated food lending itself to easy
shipment, Canada is called upon
to supply in large measure. Great
Britain's needs In this product.
Thus increased preiduction of
cheese, sponsored by Canadian
Universities is essential to British
welfare.
This year's course which was
held from May 4 to 14, under T. J.
Hicks, Senior dairy produce grader
of tlie Marketing Service, Dominion Department of Agriculture,
will probably be repeated again
next  year   at  the   University.
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GRANVILLE    ISLAND
TODD   TREMBLAY
.   .   .   from   football  to flux.
growers   with   seed    in   1942.     It   i.s
expected   that   the   department   will
serve as a source of pure seed of
fibre   flax    until   tho   war   is   over.
Last .summer the department
experimented with 80 acres of
flax in the Fraser Valle-y anel revealed that B.C. flax ha.s all tho
eiualitics of it.-; European cottllter-
j.ai t and can hs- c-mployed elfec-
tively in the manufacture of the
all-noce.ssary   fish   nets.
Aggie undergraduates Todd
Tremblay. Jim Campbell and Lorraine Johnson are making use of
the hitler's farm at Saturna
Island where they are experiment-
in-: with two acre-.s of B.C. flax.
It their cxperime-iits art? succes,s-
lul they may go into flax production  on   a   big  scale.
"At present we haven't got the
machinery necessary to turn the
I lax into hemp." said Tremblay.
"But there is an old tiro factory
out there which could be turned
into use for the purpose. There is
.some possibility that the fishing
■empaliies might co-oix.-rate to
f.nance a factory and make use t>f
B.C.   flax."
Co~Ed's Fish Oil Research
Stops War Time Shortage
0 LIFE FOR U.B.C. co-eds isn't all a giddy whirl of social
events. In the research laboratories of the Agriculture
department, women students are working with men carrying
out scientific study which forms a valuable contribution to
the war and peace time needs for the Dominion.
for   example.
Take Jean Pratt
A graduate of the.- Faculty of
Agriculture in 1910 Jean i.s doing
valuable work toward her M.A.
degree under Professor Jacob
Biely of the Department of
Poultry   Husbandry.
A.-: a result of the work of Miss
Pratt and the Department, in cooperation with the Dominion government, B.C. fish oils aro now
dominating the Canadian market,
where once large ciuantities were
imported from the United States
and   Britain.
Working with Frank Hardy, another U.B.C. graduate. Miss Piatt's
work involves the evolution of
standard methods of vitamin D
testing   by   the   biological   method.
Considerable quantities of fish
oils have been tested by the
students and made available to
Canadian    trade.
Thus the fear of fish oil shortage
owing the shutting off of supplies
from Norway and Great Britain
has been alleviated and Canada
is assured of an adequate supply
of reliable oil as a result of the
department's    work.
B.C. fish oils are not only dominating Canadian trade, but are
being exported to Great Britain
and this province has become one
of   the   most   important   sources   of
UBC Man Finds
New Vitamin G
Source ln Fish
• AS A RESULT of graduate
work being conducted by Fred
Bi!ling;: under the supervision of
the departments of dairy bacteri-*
ology and poultry husbandry, increasing amounts of milk powder
aro being made available for
human consumption in Great
Britain.
Increasing demands in war torn
England for milk powder has
raised its overseas price to a prohibitive Level Milk powder is
used extensively in Canaela as
poultry fei-.l because of its high
vitamin   G   content.
Working with Professor Jacob
Biely, Billings diseovereel an alternative source of the noce-ssary
vitamin G in fish by-products.
The department's work ha.s considerably improved methods of
;is-i<yitii! the vitamin G content of
fish meals and Billings' work i.s
. <-elt ri n.,'    prcnii.siim    1 .-suits.
standardizing vitamin A and vitamin D potent fish oil.s for Canaela
an1   the   British   Kmpire-.
Miss Pratt's work is beini- conducted witli the co-operatiim of
Dr William Chalmers of Western
Chemical Industries. Dr. Chalmers
i.s   himself   a   graduate   of   U.   B.   C. j
Grad Discovers
Rounder Eggs
Are Better
e POULTRVMEN should not use
hens In their breeding that
lay   long   thin   eggs.
That I.s thc discovery of William Henderson, U.B.C. graduate
In Agriculture who has found
that the height of thc yolk of on
egg placed upon a flat surface In
relation to thc egg's weight Is
an   Index   to  Its  quality.
Henderson also found that
shorter and more nearly round
eggs show a higher athumln Index   than   long   and   thinner   eggs.
Students Decrease Swine Death
Rate ln Fraser Valley Farms
e AIDING the Dominion government in its efforts to step up
pork production to meet overseas needs, Anson McKim and
Jock Byers. undergraduate stu-
dcntH in the Agricultural faculty,
have been .successful in cutting
elown the death rate among young
pigs in certain Fraser Valley
areas.
Byers and McKim discovered
that pig losses were reaching a
25 per cent level, owing to an
intestinal disorder similar to
typhoid  in  human   beings.
The two .students tested dozens
of animals to discover the malady
and were able to make valuable
suggestions in ce-nnection with the
managerial system in farms which
would   cut   down   the  loss.
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War Shrouds UBC Science Research In Secrecy
Seniors Work
on Munitions
For Overseas
0 NO NEWS, insofar as
any newspaper is concerned, is definitely not
good news — but scanty information obtainable from
the Department of Chemistry may yet prove to be
very good news indeed to
the   people  of   Canada.
Questioned as to thc nature of
research work reportedly being
conducted by a number of senior
students. Dr. R. H. Clark. Department   of   Chemistry   head,   replied:
"I am afraid that I am not at
liberty to give you that information. We have been asked to make
public no details of any war work
which we might be conducting
here."
Pressed for a statement as to
whether such research work was
being undertaken in collaboration
with the National Research Council. Dr. Clark smilingly assented:
"You may say that we are working here on a number of such
problems"   he   said.
MUNITIONS   RESEARCH
While no official information on
this subject is forthcoming, the
Ubyssey has learned here that
several senior students have been
bu.-y for some time on research
work of value to the munitions
industries.
It is believed here that upwards
of fifty students, graduates and
undergraduates, will find places in
munitions and other war industries almost immediately. Indications of tho great need for trained
men is to be seen in thc fact that
many students have received more
than one offer of a position in
direct   ancl   subsidiary   war   plants.
The following is a partial list
(incomplete at press-time) of appointments   given   to   the   Ubyssey.
Gordon Hewitt, Dennis Lloyd,
D. Smith. D. Cunningham. D.
Waddell, J. Cochrane, (to Defence
Industries, Ltd., Winnipeg); W. J.
Moodie. Roy Morel (to Transcora.
Winnipeg); A. McCarter, D. Tonks
(to Montreal); J. Beaty (to Windsor); A. J. Andrews, H, McKim. J.
Lowe, (to Calgary); D. M. Greeno.
L. Sanford. L. R. Davis, (to Trail);
Wm. Lindsay (to Pioneer); E. J.
Mikkelson. (to Powell River); J.
Pepper, W. Ashford, (to McGiil);
W.   Barclay,  apointment   unknown.
Geology Engineers Advised To Stay
At Posts And Continue Research
DR.   R.   II.   CLARK
.  no news  Im good  news.
• IN THE DEPARTMENT of
Bacteriology, research has been
conducted concerning the refinement of diagnostic laboratory methods in the field of public health,
and the improvements of biological
products, many of which are of
vital Importance to the armed
forces.
0 ADVISED to stay at
their posts by Ottawa
authorities, most undergraduates of the Department of
Geology and Geography are
continuing their studies toward their degrees. At least
nine graduates of the department, however, are
known to be serving in the
various  forces.
Four, now actini- as instructors
with the R.C.A.F., are: Robert C.
Crosby. B.A.Sc. (1D39) ; S. 13. Burden. B.A.Sc. (1940); A. E. Buller,
B.A.Sc. (1933) and W. V. Smither-
ingalc, B.A.Sc. U924). B. Boe
B.A.Sc. (19401 is also .serving with
thc R.C.A.F., while J. W, Hoadley.
B.A.Sc. (1938) i.s a Pilot Officer
with the RAF. L. H Thornc. '36,
is overseas as a Lieutenant in the
Royal Canadian Artillery; Donald
McKinnon. '37. with the South
African Forces; and B. B. Brock,
'26,   in   the   R.C.N.V.R.
All seven  members of this year's
graduating class in geological cn-
j-ineei ing will likely be engaged
..hortly. Three. W. J. Lynott. R. G.
McEachern ancl E. P. Williams—
havo been en:;a"eel by the Con-
Mlidaticl Minim;' anel Smelting
Company; A. R. Smith and A. B.
Nowmarch  will  work  with the De
partment of Mines. Victoria, and
R. M. Thompson and J. A. Wallace
will enter the Geological Survey,
at Ottawa. Appointments to this
latter department are believed
likely for four other graduate students—Charles Ney. W. H. Matthews.   G.   Mason,   ancl   Ray   Gaul.
UBC Experiments May Save
Province $300,000 Yearly
%     EXPERIMENTS conducted in the Department of Mining  at   this  University  have   proved  so   successful   that
British    Columbia    alone    may    shortly    effect    an    exchange
saving conservatively estimated at S300.000.00 with a further
metal  production   of   $100,000.00   yearly.	
taking
Three .students taking postgraduate work at the University,
J. Z. O. Hall, Raymond R. Taylor
and Alfred Lyle, collaborating
with Professor I'. A. Forward anel
other staff members, were instrumental in the development of a
process which will facilitate the
treatment of ores at the mine;
thus making it unnecessary to ship
ores to American plants for treatment.
Arsenic - bearing c o n c e ntrates
containing such base metals as
copper, gold, nickel and cobalt
aro now being sent to the United
States for treatment. This has
meant the loss of an amount exceeding $300,000 yearly. Application of the process developed here
will have the effect of saving this
amount, as well as rendering more
feasible the recovery of base
metals from gold- and arsenic-
bearing   concentrates.
The use of a portable mercury-
vapour lamp to detect the presence of scheelite (tungsten ore)
and mercury in local mining
operations    is   also   attributable    to
the   work   of   U.B.C.
portable    apparatus-
scientists. This
six of which
are now known to be in use here
- -may be u.se*d in both laboratory
and   field    work.
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Grad's Find Averts
Mercury Shortage
0     THE   STERLING   WORK   of   a   graduate   of   the   University   of   British   Columbia   in   the   recent   discovery
of  mercury   deposits  has   averted   a   threatened   shortage   of
a   metal  vital  to   the   production   of  munitions.
J.   Gardiner   Gray,   a   graduate   of mmw**m*m*mm————m**********m******m*m*m
the Department of Geology at. this
University in 1936. as the discoverer of large mercury deposits in
the Pinchi Lake region (north of
Fort St. James, northern B. C.)
— the largest so far found in the
British Empire—has be-ell accorded
high praise from geological authorities.
Previous to Gray's Pitlchi Lake
dpcevery. sixty percent of ths-
world's supply of iiH-rcur,\' came
iVnni Spain and Italy. Indication^
ef ils relative scarcity in denm-
iratie celllll i'ies were reflected in
::is i ise id' its in: rket pi iee hi
X.--.I• York li.-t , from one dollar to
te o dollars a pi.an.I. .- hm ll;. after
t :    ■  i eitlireak   ef   the   war.
now assures Canaela of enough
mercury to fill all war rec-uire-
me-nts. with a .sizeable- surplus lett
over for other me-mbers of the
Allied war effort. As a result, Canada is now one of the first five
.sourees   of   tile   world's   mercury
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-THE    UBYSSEY-
■ Thursday,  May   15th,   1941
357 UBC Men Now Serving Their Country
Men Who Have
Left C.O.T.C.
For R.C.A.F.
Cdt. Annand. J. D., Arts '43.
Cpl. Asselstine, J. W..  Arts '43.
Cdt.   Bain.   D.   T„   Arts '43.
Cdt.  Beach, A. M., Art3 '40.
Celt.  Betteridge,  J. H„   Arts'43.
Cdt.   Brand,   F.  J„   Staff.
Cdt.   Brown.  B.  S„   Ap. Sc. '33.
A.-L.-Cpl. Cameron. D. I.. Arts'43.
L.-Cpl.   Clark, J.  D„  Agile. '44.
Cdt. Cline, R. E. Arts'41.
Cdt.  Cormack,  W. T„  Arts '20.
Cdt.   Crawley,   D„   Arta'38.
Cdt. Dale. J, P. D„ Agric. '43Cd.
Cdt.  Dixon, C.  R„   Arts'43.
Cdt.  Dodds.  R.  V„   Grad.
Cdt.  Dorchester.   J.   E.   C,   Arts '42.
A.-L.-Cpl. Fairbank, D. P., Arts'44.
Cdt,  Fisher, A. W. Arts'33, Convm.
'32.
Cdt. Ft Iker, W. L„  Agric. '43.
Celt.   Frost,   D.  W„   Arts'43.
Cdt.  Fuller.  M.   F.,   Ap. Sc.  43.
Cdt.  Galbraith.  J..  Arts '44.
Celt. Givins.   H.  C.   Ap. Sc. '32.
Celt.   Gwythers.   V.   M.   W..
Ap. Sc.  24.
Cdt.  Haines,   A.  R..   Arts '44.
Celt.  Hammond. A.  B.,   Arts '43.
Cpl.  Harrison.   G.  N„   Arts'39.
Celt.  Haywood, R. A..  Arts'43.
Celt.   Hobden,   L.   H„  Arts '40.
Cdt.   Hobson. J.   F„   Arts'37.
Cdt. Hoskins.  H.  C, Comin. '40.
Cdt. Hutchinson.  W.  T.,  Arts'44.
Celt.   Lochhead,   K.   Y..   Ap. Sc. '32.
Celt.  Maitland, G.  M.,   Agric. '41.
Cpl.  Marples.   E.  G..  Arts '41.
Cdt.  Millerd,   W.  F„   Arts'42.
Cdt.  Motherwell,  V. G.. Ap. Sc. '43.
Celt.   MacFarlane. I.  A., H..
Ap. Sc. 44.
Cdt.   McBurney, S.   L„   Arts '42.
Cdt. McDonald, D, C. S., Arts,
Comm.    '35.
Cdt.   McGuire.   M.   K„   Ap. Sc. '43.
Cdt.  Nash,   A.   J..   Arts'41.
Cdt.   Nash,   F.   H„   Ap. Sc. '43,
Cdt.   Norman,   R.   O.,   Arts '26.
Cdt.  Orr.   A.   G..   Ap. Sc. '43.
A.-L.-Cpl.   Oughtred,  W. T„
Arts '43.
Cdt. Pallas, T. E„ Arts'42.
Cdt.  Perry, K.   O.,   Arts'41.
A.-L.-Cpl.  Purdon.   R.   M.  H„
Arts '44.
Cdt.  Rayner,   G.  J.,   Agric. '42.
Cdt.  Ryall, J.  P.,  Agric. '43.
Cdt.   Spry,   F.  R..  Arts'43.
L.-Cpl. Stewart, L. J.,  Ap. Sc. '44.
Cdt.   Stiles,  E.   H„  Arts'44.
Cdt.  Strong.   G.  F..   Arts'43.
Cdt. Taylor, F. H. C, Biology Grad,
Cdt.   Twiss.   R.   D.,   Aggie '40.
Celt.   Urquhart,   A.   N.,   Arts'42.
Cdt.  Wallace, J. A.  G„  Arts '43.
Cdt.  Wallace,   P.,   Arts'43.
Celt. Wallace, R„  Arts'44.
Celt.   Whalen,  J.   H„   Arts '43.
Celt. Wilson,  R.  H„ Arts'42.
Cdt. Wood, J. W„ Arts '34, Law "36.
U.B.C. Men
Now Serving
With R.C.A.F.
Adam,  J.  C,  2nd yr. Ap. Sc.
Alexander.   E„   Arts '40.
Allen,   G.,   Arts '41.
Anderson,   S.,  Ap. Sc. '22.
Armitagc,   D.   H.,   Arts'39.
Bennett.   C.   E.,   Ap. Sc. '40.
Boe.   B..  Ap. Sc. '40.
Boving.   P..   Arts '44.
Buller.  A. E„  Ap. Sc. '33.
Burden.  S.   B„   Ap. 'Sc. '40.
Chard.   *-.  E„  Ap. Sc.'40.
Cook,   G.   M„   Arts'39.
Cowan,   S..   Ap. Sc. '33.
Crosby. R. C, Ap. Sc. '39.
distance.   J.   P.,   Ap. Sc. '39.
Dolphin, J.  W.,  Ap. Sc.  37.
Fawlcy, A.  P.
Fournier.   J.    R..   Ap. Sc. '22.
Gordon.   R.   C.   /vp. Sc. '39.
Gwyer. W.  K„
Hall.   W..   Ap. Sc. '32.
Hamersley.   H.  L.,
Harrower.   J.
Hoadley,   J.  W.,   Ap. Sc. '38.
Inglish,   W„   Ap. Sc. '34.
Jones,   A.  J.,   Ap. Sc. '28.
Jones,   F.   B..   Ap. Sc. '39.
Keefe.   K..
Kenmuir,   C„   Arts '41.
Kennedy.  W., Ap. Sc. '35.
King,   C.   Ap. Sc.  39.
LeMarc,   J.  D.,   Ap. Sc. '40.
Linzey,  W. E„
Locke,   D.,
Locke,   R.   P.,
MacDonald,  J.  E.,   Ap. Sc. '31.
Maguire. E.  H..
Marlatt, S. P..
Martin,   E.   W.,   Ap. Sc. '31.
McCammoti,  J.  T.,
McCulloch,   W.   D..  2nd  yr.   Ap. Sc.
McLennan.  J.
Motherwell.  J.,  Ap. Sc. '36.
Murray,  W.   A.,   Ap. Sc. '31.
Nowlan.  F.   S.,
Plant,  J.  L„  Ap. Sc. '31.
Sinclair. J.. Ap. Sc. '28.
Skinner,   R.   Ap, Sc. '39.
Smith.   A.  J„   Ap. Sc. '32.
Smith.   D.  M„ Ap. Sc.'34.
Smith.   P.  D..  Ap. Sc. '38.
Smitheringale.   W.   V..   Ap. Sc. 24.
Thomas. P. J.,
Thornber,   W.,  Ap. Sc. '31.
Verner, J. E..  Ap. Sc.'35.
Vickers.   P.,   Arts'41.
Wallace. C.  A. B„
White.   G..   Arts'40.
Witbeck, J.  L„  Ap. Sc. '37.
Men Who Left
C.O.T.C. for
C.A.S.F.
Cpl.   Adams, E. G.,  Grad. '23.
Celt.  Adshoad,  J.  L„  Arts'43.
Cpl.   Austin,  C.  W„   Sc. '20.
Lt.  Barton, W.   H„   Arta'40.
2-Lt.  Ball,
Lt.   Beavun.   R.,   Arts '39.
Lt.   Bergklint.   L.   R„   Arts'41.
Lt. Black. W. G„ Arts'22.
Cpl.   Bonnell,   F.   H„   Arts'24.
Cdt.   Burden.   S.  P.,  Ap. Sc. '40.
Celt. Carlisle, K. W„ Forestry '24.
Celt.  Cartier,   D.  C,   Comm. '39.
CQMS  Chubb, J.  A.,   Arts'43,
Celt.   Conway,   J„   Arts '35.
Celt. Cook.   R.  E„   Arts'43.
Cdt.  Davis, M.. Comm. '41.
Lt.   Eisenhardt.   I..   Comm. '32.
2-Lt.  Fleishman, N, M..  Arts '41.
Lt.   Francis.
Sgt.   Gordon.   M.   J„   Arts '42.
Cdt.   Grant.   I.   M..
Lt.   Griffin,
Celt.   Hall.   F.   C.   Arts'31.
Celt.  Hammond.  H. C, Engin. '37.
Lt   Harvey.   B.   G.,
Celt.   Harrower. J.  A..   Arts'41.
Cpl.   Helse.   H.   W„   Arts'31.
Cdt.  Hodge.  R.  D.,  Ap. Sc. '37.
Cdt.   Holden.   R.   C,   Ap. Sc. '43.
Lt.   Holland.   D  C,   Ap. Sc. '43.
Celt.  Howatson. C. H..  Arts'39.
S-Lt.  Hunter,   J.  A.  L.,   Arts '39.
Cdt.   Kennedy,   R.   W.,   Law'24.
CSM  Kersey.  W.  G„
Celt.   Kirk-Owen,   R.,   Arts '37.
Cdt.  Lamont,   D.  M„   Arts '27.
Lt.  Laysard,
Cpl.  Lutes.  A. W.. Comm. '36.
Celt.  Money.  G.  N..  Grad. '27.
Sgt.   Moore.   V.   C.   Art-'43.
Lt. Morley.  A..  Arts '36.
Celt.   Morrison.   R.   U..   Arts'38.
Cdt. McCarvill. D. W. C, Econ. '32.
Cpl.   McDougall.  R.   B„   Arts '34.
Celt. McMullen. J. E. T„ Law '33.
Cpl.  McLean,   D.  N.,   Arts'29.
Cdt.   Nordqui_t.  G.  E.,  L.L.B. '22.
Cdt. Osterhout. W. L„ Dentlst'y '25.
Cdt.   Phillips,   F.   A„   Comm. '43.
Celt. Phipps. R. T., Arts '21.
2-Lt.   Purslow.   J.   E„   Arts'42.
Lt.  Robertson.   R.  F.   S.,   Arts '39.
Cpl.  Rush,  F.  F.,  Comm. '35.
Sgt.   Semple.   R.  E„   Arts '40.
Lt,  Spring,   H.   C.   F„   Arts'40.
2-Lt.  Thurston,  K.  T.,
Celt. Underhiil. J.  E..  Ap. Sc. '24.
Cpl. Vance, T. B. C. Arts '36.
Celt. Walker, J. A„ Arts'43.
Cdt.   Wannop,   R.  C.   Ap. Sc.  42.
Celt.  Whittacker.  J.  D..   Ap. Sc.  '34.
Cpl.  Wood,  C  E„  Arts'43.
Cdt.   Wood,  J.  E.   R„   S.P.S. '30.
2-Lt.   Wrinch,   L.   A.,   Arts '31.
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More Joining Units
—List Not Complete
#    A  GRAND TOTAL  of  357  University  of British  Columbia   men,   graduates   and   undergraduates,   stationed
from Gibralter to Singapore, are now known to be serving
with the forces of the Empire.
Another thirty-four are at present awaiting call. Hundreds are
employed in essential war work.
Of this total, 202 were formerly
attached to the Canadian Officer'-1
Training   Corps.
Every branch of the services,
and every service rank, Is listed
in the records of U.B.C. men now
under arms. Wing Commanders.
Squadron Leaders, Artillery Captain-. Survey Battery officers,
munition plant managers. Lieutenant.,, Sergeants, — yes, and many
buck privates—they are all there.
Tho British Purchasing Committee
and the National Research Council
has:   it's   share  of   local   men.
Every faculty, too, is represented on tho lists. Artsmen. Engineers. Teachers, Sciencemen—they
are all there; and the formulae,
the lore, the theorems and the
problems they pondered over here
are now being appUed in the
discharge   of   their   duties.
Lists of those in the services, it
is asserted, are not yet complete.
University authorities request the
co-operation of relatives and
friends of University of British
Columbia who are now attached
to any military unit or employed
in war work; whose names are
not listed in this issue of the
Ubyssey. Forms for this purpose
will be found elsewhere on these
pagest.
U.B.C. Men Noui
With Army
Lt.   Ainley,   W.   O.
Barclay,   G.,   Ap. Sc. '30.
Barrett,   J.   H.   D„   Ap. Sc. '39.
Capt.   Bell-Irving,   H.   P.
Cap';.  Bishop.  J.   W.,  Ap. Sc. '29.
Lt.   Brock.   P.,   Agric. '38.
L;.   Brown,   B.  S.
L:.    Burton,    J.    F.,    Arts '40.
Lt.   Christie,   H.    R.,   Staff.
Cpl.   Clayton,   H.   H„   Arts'35.
College.   W.
Cornish,    G...    Agric, '35.
Lt.    Covernton,    C    Dr.
Crickmay,   P.
Davis.  H.  R. L,  Agric. '21.
Dixon,   H.   F.
Dobson,   W.   K.   A.,   Ap. Sc.'31.
Douglas,   G.   C.
Douglas.   R.   R„   Ap. Sc. '35.
Duncan,  J.   P.,   Ap. Sc. '28.
Fraser,   J.   S.   C,   Ap. Sc. '29.
Lt.   Frost,   A.   C.  Q.,   Dr.
L.-Cpl. Garrett. J. S„  Arts'40.
Grauer,   F.   W„   Agric. '30.
L:.   Greenwood,   A.   D.,   Ap.Sc. '42.
Lt.   Grossman,   P.,   Arts '30.
Lt.   Groves,   T.   D.,   Ap. Sc. '31.
Maj.  Guernsey,  F.  W.,   Ap Sc.'26.
Hall.   E.   W„Ap. Sc. '38.
Our Good Wishes  To  The Si
MR. GORDON FARRELL
MR. W. G. MURRIN
COL. E. J. RYAN
MR. B. O. MOXON
MR. W. S. CHARLTON
MR. CHRIS SPENCER
MR. P. J. SALTER
MR. ALFRED HYAMS
MR. J. E.. 11
MR. T.
CAMPBELL MERE!
MR. LAURE
SENATOR J. W. deB. FARRIS
MR. C. P. FOSTER
MR. ERIC G. Thursday,  May   15th,   1941-
-THE    UBYSSEY-
■Page   Nine
Seven Leave Camp To Join Active Units
• SEEN reviewing the C.O.T.C.
in front of the Library In the
Fall of 1938, is the late Lord
Tweedsmulr, shortly before being
given an hcnourary LI.D. by the
University. Taken In pence-time,
the picture shows many now
graduated and serving In the
Active Service. Contrasting tho
present swollen enrollment, tho
C.O.T.C, at that time, numbered
not   more   than   200.
Anxious to
Leave for
Overseas
# WHILE British Columbians listened to their
Defence Minister, Colonel J.
L. Ralston, Sunday night,
May 11, asking for volunteers to the Canadian Army,
seven U.B.C. students, members of the C.O.T.C, were
quietly packing their kit to
join the Active Service.
These seven. Norman Bushell,
Duncan Fraser. Tommy Meredith.
Edward Sutton, Bob Waldie, Bill
West and Arthur Garrish. left at
midnight. Sunday, for the Officer's Training Centre at Gorelon
Head.
At Gordon Head, they will undergo a three months program in
training for commissions. The first
six named men are entering the
Anti-Tank Division of the R.C.A.
Arthur Garrish will go with the
Field   Artillery.
While not wishing to be quoted,
all affirmed that they were
anxious for service overseas, and
had been impatiently awaiting
their call  to duty.
Letters addressed to the Officer's
Training Centre, Gordon Head,
Victoria, B. C. will reach them
in good time.
Lt. Hanbury, J. C.
Herring,    P.,    Ap. Sc. '43.
Hicks,   K.   W„   Ap. Sc. '25.
Hill,   V.   G„   Ap. Sc. '36.
Lt.  Hodge.   R.   D.,  Ap. Sc. '37.
Capt.   Hunter,   M.
Jenkins,   J.,   Ap. Sc. '23.
Lt.   Jervis,   J.   G..   Staff.
Lt.-Col.  Jenkins,  J.  H.,  Ap. Sc. '23.
Lt.  Lamont,  D.   M.
Lawrence,   H.,   Aggie '39.
Lt.   Layard,   P.   R.,   Ap. Sc. '39.
Letson,   G.   M„   Ap. Sc. '26.
Col.   Letson,   H.   F.   G„   Staff.
Lt. Locke,  C.  C.
Capt.   London,   G.  T.
Lt.   Maclnnes,   W.  E.
Madeley,   W.   A.,   Ap. Sc. '3.
McKay,   C.
McKlnnon.   P.,    Ap. Sc. '37.
Maj.   McLeod.  J.,   Arts'22.
McNutt,  H„  Arts'41.
Monroe,   D.   L„   Ap. Sc. '37.
Nicolsky,   O.   K.
North,   .  T.,  Ap. Sc. '27.
Lt.   Odium,   N.,   Aggie '37.
Lt.  Odium,  R„   Aggie'29.
Odium,   V.   C,   Ap. Sc. '29.
Capt.   Okulitch.  G.,   Aggie '33.
Lt.   Perry,   F.   S..   Arts'39.
Phillips,  W.  J.,   Ap. Sc. '27.
Porter,   R.
Purves,   R.   L.,   Comm. '34.
Reid,   E.,   Aggie'30.
Lt.   Ryan,   G.   E.,   3rd yr. Ap. Sc.
Lc.   Schultz,   C.   D„   Ap. Sc. '31.
Lt.   Sutherland,   D.,   Aggie 30.
Lt.  Swannell,  L.  F„  Ap. Sc. '31.
Lt.  Tater,  W. J. M„  2nd Yr. Ap. Sc.
Lt. Thorne,  L.  H,,   Ap. Sc.'34.
Bdc-.-Maj.  Todd,   D.  K„  Arts '28.
Maj.   Verchere,   D.,   Arts'26.
Lt.  Wainman,  P.  R.,  Ap. Sc. '27.
Lt.   Webster,  A„   Ap. Sc. 33.
Lt.   Whittle,   J.   C.
Men  Who Have
Left C.O.T.C.
For N.P.A.M.
Celt.   Anderson,  S.   H.,   Arts'34.
Celt.  Andrews,   H.   S..  Comm. '33.
Celt.  Atkinson,  H.  A„ T.C.  19.
Cdt.  Avery.  G.  M..  Arts 41.
Cdt.   Bourne.  J.  A..   Arts '34.
Celt.   Brazier,   C.   W.,   Aits '30.
Cdt.   Brown.   D.   M..   Alts '33.
Cpl,   Brown.   R.  M..   Arts '31.
Cpl.  Bull, E.  B„  Arts '28.
Celt. Cameron,   A.   H.,  Arts'32.
Cpl.  Carrol,   A.  T,,  Arts'26.
Celt.   Carter,   D.   C,  Comm. '39.
Celt.  Clark,  E.   A..   Arts '32.
Celt.   Clyne.  J.   V„   Arts '23,
Cpl. Cranston, R. B.,  Arts and
Science '43.
Cdt.  Cross,  K„
Sgt. Dean, J. E., Med. School 3 yrs.
Celt.   Dixon.   H.   F„   Arts'41.
Celt. Grant,  D.  B.,  Comm. '31.
Cdt.   Griffin,   R.   r...   Arts'34.
Cdt.   Griffiths.   J.   R„   Arts'34.
Celt.   Harrison.   K,   B..   Arts '32.
Celt.   Hedley,   J.   B..   Elec.   Eng, '33.
Celt.   Hockin.   N.   W..   Aggie '38.
Cdt.   Hunt,   L.   M.,   Comm. '37.
Cdt,  Ingledew.  W. E.,  Arts '27.
Cpl.   Kellet.   G.   C.   B.,
Cdt,   Kerlin,   D.   E„  Arts'28.
Celt.  Kirby,  W. J.  C,  Arts'30.
Sgt.   Lamont-Havers.  R.  W.,
Arts '41.
Lt.   Locke.   A.   E.,   Arts 39.
Cdt,  Locke.  C.  C,  Arts'38.
2-Lt.  Madeley,  S.  T.,  Arts '31.
Cdt. Mahon. H. S.,  Arts '29.
Cdt. Malkin, P. L., Arts'34.
Cdt. McLean. J. F., Arts'31.
Cdt. McPhillips, A. DeB.. Law.
Cdt.  Mercer,  A.  W„   Arts '36.
Cdt.   Moodie,   W..   Arts "36.
Sgt. Morrison, C. M., Law '25.
Cdt.   Munn,  L.  E..  Arts'24.
Cdt.  Munroe.  H.  G„  Arts'27.
Cpl.  Neill,  W. J„  Arts '27.
Cpl.  Osier,  K.  S.. Science '33.
Cdt.  Owen,   D.   M.,   Arts'34.
Celt. Powell, G., Comm. '33.
2-Lt.   Robinson,  H.   B.   O.,   Arts '40.
Celt.
Rose,  J.  M.,  Arts '37.
Cdt.
Samis, B. C, Arts '31.
Celt.
S-ingster,  N„  M.A. '35.
Cdt.
Scott. J.  C.  M..  Arts'43.
Celt.
Snowsell.   P..   Arts '32.
Celt.
Stewart, E. J.  C,  Arts'32.
Cdt.
Swanson.  J.   D.,   Arts '28.
Celt.
Tulk,   A.   E.,
Celt.
Vance.  J.   R.   B.,  Grad.
Wycliffe   College.
Cdt.
White, J.  E„   Arts'34.
Sgt.
Wiggs.  F.  R„  Comm. '42.
Cpl.
Wilkinson. E. D. H., Comm. '37
Celt.
Wootten. D. O., Grad. '34.
Men Who
Have   Left
C.O.T.C. for Navy
Celt.   Fitzpatrick,   S.   T.,   Ap. Sc. '4i.
Celt,  Gardner,  Alan.  Arts '43.
2-Lt.  Gordon.   H.  W„   Arts'42.
Cdt.  Macrae.  D. K.. Grad. '34.
Cdt.   McArthur.   H.   E..   Arts '42.
Celt.  Pinhorn.  V.  G„  Arts '36.
Cpl.   Stead,  G.   W..   Comm. Arts '
'33.   '34.
Cdt. Storey. J.  E.,  Ap. Sc.  5th yr.
Celt.   Wade,   J.   It..   Architecture '37.
U.B.C. Men
Now Serving
With the Navy
Abernethy,   E„   Ap. Sc. '30.
Allan.   O.   B.,   Arts '36.
Capt. Bell, J.  F„ Staff.
Brock.  B.  B„  Ap. Sc. '26.
Burns.  R.  M.. Comm. '31.
Calland.   J.   C,   Arts'34.
Campbell. J.  C.
Lt.  Darling, T.  G.,
Dickie.  A,  G„  Arts '40.
Douglas,  I..
Douglas, L. P.,
Lt.  English.  W.. Arts '37.
Graham,   D.  K..
Hanbury,  R.  M.,
Hayman,  R.  M.,
Killam, D„
Ladner,  T.   E.,
Lane.   S.   C,
Lecky,  J..
Lynch, G. R. K.,
Personell
Awaiting Call
To the R.CN.V.R.
A.-L.-Cpl.   Anderson.   J.  J.
Sgt.  Crone, T.  H.
Celt.  McLean.  J. H.
Cdt. Rose. J. O.
A.-L.-Cpl.  Turner,  J.   H.
Personnel Awaiting
Call to R.C.A.F.
Cpl.    Allen,    Nelson.
Celt.   Anderegg,   R.   V.
CSM   Braidwood,   W.
Cdt.   Clark,   S.   H.
Sgt. Daunt,  A. F.
Cdt. Eaklns, J. J.
Cdt. Fulton. R.
Cpl.   Gillies,  J.   A.
Cdt.  Henry, J.  M.
Cdt. Horswill, S. R.
Cdt.  Kelland,  H.  H.
Cdt.   Lyons,   O.  E.
CpJ. McBean,  D.  P.
Cdt.  MacLauchlan,  J.  M.
Cdt.   Maddln,   Charles.
Cdt.  Matheson,  J.  P.
Cdt.   McDonald.   I.  W.
Celt.  Mclntyre.  R. F.
Cdt.  McPherson.  D. C.
L-Cpl.   Miller.   R.   F.
Celt.  Oughtred, A.  M.
Cdt.   Rogerson,  J.  R.
Celt.   Runkle.   J.
Cdt.   Smith, J.  E.
Cpl.  Tait.  R.  J.  C.
Cdt.  Twiss.  Robert.
Celt.   Williams.   L.   F.   P.
U.B.C. Men
Employed in
War Industries
Armstrong.   J.   B..   Ap. Sc. '40.
Beeching,  T.  A.  G.,   Ap. Sc. '39.
Breeze.   J.   E.,   Ap. Sc. '39.
Brown.  J.   B..
Cook, P., Ap. Sc. '40.
Coulson.   A.,   Ap. Sc. '40.
Clayton,  H.   H„
Craster.  J.   E..   Ap. Sc. '30.
Davidson.   H.   H.   A..   Ap. Sc. '39.
Davis.  P..   Ap. Sc. '38.
Donaldson.   D.   R..  Ap. Sc. '39,
English,   J.   M„   Ap. Sc. '38
Ford.  S.  D..  Ap. Sc. '39.
Frattinger,   P.,   Ap. Sc. '33.
Goumeniouk,   G.   I.,   Ap. Sc. '35.
Graham,  R.   C,   Ap. Sc. '24.
Gray,   L.  F.,   Ap. Sc. '3S.
Gregg,  E. E„  Ap. Sc. '23.
Hargreaves,   G.,   Ap. Sc. '38.
Heddle,  R.  D„   Arts '39.
Hilton,  R.  R„   Ap. Sc. '34.
Jagger,  A.  E.,   Ap. Sc. '29.
Jones. C,  Ap. Sc. '23.
Lind. F.  N.  H..  Ap. Sc. '40.
McDougall.  A.  R. B., Ap. Sc. '39.
McLeish,  C.  W.,  Ap. Sc. '37.
McPhail.   D.  C.   Ap. Sc. '37.
Mouat,  T.  W.,  Ap. Sc. '34.
Nesbitt.   L.  M„  Ap. Sc. '32.
Smith. D. S„  Ap. Sc. '32.
Smith,   W.   B„   Ap. Sc. '33.
Stamer.   S.,   Ap. Sc. '40.
Unsworth.   A.,   Ap. Sc. '30.
dents Serving  Their Country
Thompson
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UTH & DOUGLAS
ICE KILLAM
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MR. GORDON FRISBY
MR. M. KOENIGSBERG
MR. C. H. SELBY
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-THE     UBYSSEY-
-Thursday,   May   15th,   1941
THEOLOGICAL  GRADUATION
—Courtesy   The   Vancouver   Sun,
C' AS A PREVIEW to thc University's graduation ceremonies, theological
students at Anglican College held their colourful Convoc-at Ion ut
the College April 110. Seen above receiving his hood frem Rev. P i'i ne I pa I
R. \V. Trunipour Is John 11. W. Robinson. Robinson i-eceiveil, by reversion,
the Turner Pile for Missions which had previously been auanled to
Tod  s-'iidt,  second   year   student.
Khaki-Trimmed Gowns
Have ^X/ar Time Meaning
S^S AS NEARLY five hundred students receive their degrees today in the solemn congregation ceremony, the
khaki-trimmed gowns of the undergraduates will have more
poignant significance than before, when these 1941 graduates are received into convocation under the grim shadow
of   war.
This khaki trim on the yoke of the black undergraduate
gown is indicative of the fact that the University was founded
during the war years of 1915 and 1916, and gives silent
recognition to those students from the University that lost
their  lives  in World   War  I.
The twenty-sixth annual congre- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
gation   today   inherits  the  tradition
of   twenty-six   previous   gaherings.
UNIQUE   CEREMONY
Although originally planned to
follow the tradition at Cambridge
University, today, it is not identical with any other ceremony but
it is unique in that individual
recognition is given to each cancli-
elate for a degree instead of mass
admittance into convocation. Each
graduate automatically becomes a
memlx-r of tl-.e Convocation of thc-
Unis-ersity whose annuel meeting
is   bein,;.}  held   tonight.
Tlie traditional solemn words of
the Chancellor as he confers the
dc-:-ree, "I admit you" art- derived
nriemally from the Latin. For
many years after ,*re founding of
the University, the Latin words
'Admitte Ten" were used and it is
only recently that the English version has come into practice at the-
University   of    British   Columbia.
Chancellor R. E. McKechnie- is
chairmen ef the meeting today,
and President I... S.
in; isidliee the enlleree
i es       l!e\\ rind      James
Them em. M.A.. H'.D.
tiie University of S
In   pa- t    vi ae ..   at    the
snl,   ri
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Klinck    will
it ion   speak-
Slilherlaiil
president   of
e>e, -eatchewan.
e    invitation   of
cu'.divcs   I'li'tn
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at    Coiv-.n clave  Ik en   the  -
..f     \T   erl   e    '.lets!!,   e, ell.     Ut': -
I. .      Pel   t\ IP    I.
D* Waddell
Goes To East
For Research
% CANADA'S grow ing
defense industry has
claimed another prominent
U.B.C. graduate in the person of Dave Waddell, graduate in plant physiology
who left last week for Winnipeg. There, Waddell will
take up the peisition of
chemist in Defence Industries Limited, a munitions
plant.
Waddell. who got his B.A. in
IlKJf). has bs-eli Morkiiig as an instructor in Hiolngy ..ml Botany.
ft r the past year, and lining res' a-sch work nil Radiation unil
C'.cnetics in preparation fur his
Masters   Degree.
While in Winnipeg, he plans tn
i o-it nuo his tin-is work, taking
hi .   M.A.   in   the   Fall.
r,a, Im' lltim has claimed nill.li of
We,Id. U's pare time, and I'm' the
l ,     t    ; hl'ee    veers    hi-    has   held    I ho
..ml   nils
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-THE    UBYSSEY-
-Page   Eleven
Cagers Bring Varsity Third
CAPTAIN    PA
Dominion  Championship
Critics Call Team
Finest In History
#     "GREATEST in history !"
These wero the words basketball critics flung about with
gay abandon a.s they filed out of the spacious Hastings Forum
Wednesday, April 30, after watching Varsity Thunderbirds
rocket to their first Dominion Championship since 1937.
"Greatest in history!": these words, uttered after the
collegums  breezed through eleven consecutive play-off wins
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to become acquainted the past few years ancl who are
now leaving tcj defend our country
TO THESE MEN WE
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COMMODORE
CABARET
• MOST CURIOUS ASPECT of
tn. t "Grad R.-uiiicm" they
: taeed at half-time of the third
Toronto game was the fact that
only two nicmb-i-.s of the 1937
De minion ehanip.ein.diii> team
showed   faces.
*     *     *     m
Yet the 1928 team that got no
further than the B. C. play-offs
mustered   five stalwarts.
• SHOULD HAVE SEEN th_
gloom managers Scott. McMorran, ancl Walter Harclwick were
dispensing when chartered accountants announced a reel-ink
figLire of 750 frogskins on the combined    Winnipeg-Toronto   scries.
•    *    *    *
• FIGURES   DON'T   LIE   DEPT:
the  hr-oks have  it that the  real
horo of tho Toronto series was
Bind Matheson ... by a split hair.
Brud with 39 points, end a shooting average of .384 whispered past
Jim Scott's 31 point total and
average  of   .351.   .   .
•    *    #    #
• NAMES MAKE NEWS: "Joe'
Ryan's mother over In hometown Nanaimo complains of the
'Joe'' which has stuck to her John
Gregory. . . incidentally this tar./,
was hung tin Ryan by a campus
sei ibc too lazy to f'nd out his true
monnikcr. . . Teammates call Pat
Flynr. "Flrohorse" but Maury Van
Vliet has a special one he uses to
flog Paeldy into greater activity
.  .   .   we  won't mention  it here  .  .   .
.    .    .    *
• PARALLELS     WERE     BEING
drawn    between    the    19.17   and
1941 Varsity king pins . , . Ryan's
change-of-pace dribbling with the
tricky manoeuvcrs of Art Wil-
loii"hby. . . the loping strides of
similarly built Doug Pedlow and
Joe Prinale. . . the deael-cye shooting of Brud Matheson and "Hooker"   Wright,    .   .
•    OPEN' LETTER to these handl-
j ill",    the   "Grad    Rr- union":    We
lled      ratle r      hisril      that       tribute
1 vs.  uh!     he     paved     to    the    memoi v
ef    one     nf     V:  r   it.v'.s     beet      belnved
1 a   ke'e-l'.e VVilkam .Weekend ■
See n   .   .   .   ei"   line   shenkl   ever   fie'-
■ . t     "Dll    k\ -Wllck-. ".     .    .
to lbs- Canadian crown, ranked
alnti'.,. iile that phrase ••Potential
Dominion Champs" with which
their coach Maury Van Vliet had
(■iiclid the appearance of hi,
l'lcdehl^s  early   laet  September.
How Maury Van Vliet took his
team of potentialities and built
them into a Canadian Championship set Had is tile .story of how
this: team of l'JIl became Varsity's
greatest.
For he took three men, Put
Flynn, IJiikI Mutr.csoii. unci Wtilly
Johnston, who hud hull more than
one year of first-team experience,
Jin* fcci.tl. Jack R.vun, mul Doug
l'eilloH, all with hut a year of
Vnrsity seasoning, three- rookies,
Art Harton, Sandy Hay, unci Lynn
Sully, und Jack Ross, who had
heen Idle for over two years, unci
moulded litem Into the youngest,
fastest, most determined outfit
ever   to   we-iir   the   Blue   unci   Gold.
So great was the determination
of these ten men that the onus
i:f military training which burdened their already study- and
practice-laden hours was scarcely
IVR,
And. what an enviable record
these youngsters piled up in one
season    of   hooping!
They started off the season with
tight straight wins, they placed
three men, Flynn, Scott, and
Barton, in the top ten of scoring,
and wound up the year with
thirteen consecutive wins.
THREE   TITLES
After   defeating   Angelus   for   the
play-off bye. and defeating the
crack Seattle Savidge.s in an
exhibition tilt. the collegians
waltzed past Angelus three
straight for the City crown,
punched another three consecutive wins past Victoria Dominoes
11' clinch tlio Provincial diadem,
defeated Winnipeg St. Andrews
two straight for the Western Canadian title, and then toe-k the
measurement of Toronto Simpson
Gratis   in   three   more   contests.
In taking these eleven play-off
games without u defeat. tho
Tluimlti-birds amassed a totul of
.■>-'."■ points for an uverage of 47.7
points u game, while holding their
opponents to 394 or 35.8 points a
game.
Individual scoring honours were
pictty well divided between
Matheson. Scott, Barton. and
Flynn. with Scott a stand-out in
the Dominoes scries, and Mathe-
.st.-p.'e total-point bag of 39 being
high   for the Simpson Grad battles.
Mention of "stars' on the squad
would necessitate a recitation of
the entire club roster of Pat
Flynn, Brud Matheson, Jim Scott,
Ar<: Barton, Jack Ryan, Doug
Pedlow. Wally Johnson. Jack Ross,
Sandy Hay, ancl Lynn Sully, with
a special Hall of Fame niche
carved for coach Van Vliet, and
with scrolls going to managers
Bob Scott. Stu McMorran. and
Tom Cante-ll, trainer Norm Burnett,  and  flunky  Howard  Shadwell.
fBirds Forget Basketball
For Summer Employment
#    NOW THAT the routine matters of winning a Dominion
championship   and   writing   Spring   exams   are   off   the
minds    of    our    intrepid    Thunderbirds,    the    hoopers    are
pounding   the  streets   in  search  of 	
summer employment.
LOHENGRIN
Jack Ross only graduating member of the team, is all set to marry
his best girl, and set up housekeeping at the Ingersoll-Rand
mine  in  Quebec.
Pat Flynn will keep his burly
frame- in shape at the North Vancouver Creosote outfit, whirl Jim
Scott   and   Lynn   Sully   ar*    possi
bilities   for   Britannia.
Joe Ryan will go back to hometown Nanaimo to work under
Poppa Ryan, while Wally Johnston deserts the mining field in
favour  of   insurance.
Travelling will be Sandy Hay
who heads to Quebec with the
family, and Doug Pedlow, who
may give the University of Manitoba   a   whirl  next  year.
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-THE    UBYSSEY-
■Thursday,  May  15th,   1941
Three Faculty Members Bid Farewell To Campus
AT THEIR  DESKS  FOR  LAST TIME
Retiring Scientist Praises
University War Research
#     "THE MOST VALUABLE contribution the government
can   make   towards   winning   the   war   is   not   to   repeat
the mistake of putting skilled brains into the trenches".
Thus .spoke   Dr.  E.   H.   Archibald. 	
• VETERANS OP THE CAMPUS, these three well-
known faculty members have served their term at
U.B.C. Shown above as they completed their year's
work and prepared to spend the rest of their days
enjoying a well-earned rest are, reading from left to
—Photos by Bill Grand.
right: Dr. E. H. Archibald, well-known professor of
the Chemistry department; Professor Lemuel Robert-
sou, oldest faculty member on the campus; and
Registrar   Stanley   VV.   Mathews.
Lemuel Robertson, Oldest Faculty
Member, Taught Famous Canadians
retiring professor tf analytical
chemistry, as lie gazed in retrospect on his 26 years in the University's  chemistry   department.
Dr. Archibald credited the
.spread of public opinion again it
student:-! who haven't rushed to
recruiting offices to ignorance, but
pointed to the government's action
in rcciueuting itiose in applied
science not to join up as evidence
that the mistake of wasting trained
engineers   would   not   be   repeated.
"The splendid way In which
students In applied science have
thrown themselves Into war research augurs well of the Canadian   war   effort,"   he   declared.
PRAISES  SCIENCE
"Applied Science students at
U. B. C. are the equal of science
students the world over" he emphasized. "They are culturally anel
intellectually  cf  tho highest stand-
are! on the Continent."
Dr. Archibald was one of the
first members of the U. B. C. faculty, coming here in 1915 as professor of analytical chemistry. Ho
came to the University with a
brilliant record of study, taking
his B.Sc, at Dalhousie and his
A.M., Ph. D. at Harvard University. He carried out research work
at the Universities of Berlin anel
London, ancl was made a Fellow of
the Royal Society of Edinburgh in
1909 for valuable research work in
his  field.
In 1918. while at U. B. C. Dr.
Archibald was granted an F.R.S.C.
and in 1920 was appointed head of
the chemistry department, holding
his position until 1927 when illness
forced him to step down.
0 WITH Graduation Diplomas piled high before
him, Professor Lemuel Robertson, who has been connected with the U.B.C. Classics Department since 1901,
paused for a moment one
busy day last week to look
back over 50 years of teaching experience and discuss
his retirement with a Ubyssey reporter.
One of the founders of McGiil
College and the University of
British Columbia, Professor Rob.
ertson will retire as head of thc>
Classics Department at the close
of the present session. He Is the
oldest member of the U.B.C. Faculty and one of the few connecting links the University has with
Its predecessor, Vancouver College.
"U.B.C. students have always
been predominately hardworking.
Intelligent and faithful" Profeaaor
Robertson aald In tribute to present day and former classes.
OUTSTANDING   SCHOLARS
Numbered among his most outstanding students are Gladstone
Murray of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Hon. L. D.
Wildress, deputy minister of Trade
and Commerce ln B. C, George
Davidson of the Health Service In
Victoria, R. Rowe Holland, head
of   the   Vancouver   Board   of   Park
Commissioners. Cl. H. D. Logan
principle of Fail-bridge Agricultural School, Norman Bruce and
John Meiinie. now professors av
McGiil, Homer Thompson, one of
Canada's leading archaeologists,
the late C C. Ferguson, president
ui the Great West Life Assurance
Company, and Dr. J, M. Ewiny.
principal of Normal School. Hugh
L. Keeiilyside, Department of National  Defence at Ottawa.
Speaking with the knowledge of
a man who has viewed a University passing through two conflicts.
Professor Robertson drew a parallel between the war work of present-day students and those in 1915
"The spirit ot adventure has
gone out of war," he said. "Today students reall7c that they
have a hard Job to do—and they're
doing  It."
FOUNDED  COLLEGE
Instrumental  in  founding McGiil
College   and   U.B.C.   Professor   Ro- !
bertson   worked   as an   associate   of i
Dr.   Frank   Wesbrook.  He   inaugui - .
ated   the   University   Book   Store   in
19Hi and  later  worked out tile plan
of   the   neiw   famous  Vancouver   lll-
situte.    lie    wa.s   a    member   of    the
ort!:ini/ing    committee    before    the
University   opent-nd.   drew   up   the
first    half    do/.etl    calendars    to    be
issuoel,  and built up the University f
coin   collection.    Professor   Robert- '
son   has   served   on   the   University
Senate     during     several     different ,
periods and also on Faculty Coun- !
eil.  Each   year  he  "ias  had   charge
of   supervising   graduation   diplomas. For the past eight years,  one
of    his    most    important   jobs   has |
been   superintendant   of    Summer
Session.
CHALLENGER-
e *■::•; •
st*ts4i*
FITTING
Stanley W. Mathews
Registrar 32 Years
% WHEN examination results are mailed this year to 2650
U.B.C. undergraduates they will bear the signature of
Registrar Stanley W. Mathews for the last time. For the
man who has been official registrar at the University for the
past 18 years is retiring from his office in the Administration
Building.
Connected with the University
 since 1902 when the institution administration was combined with
that of the high school, Mr.
Mathews has watched with keen
interest the progress of each succeeding wave of  undergraduates.
Tho principalship of King Edward School occupied most of Mr.
Mathews time from 1902 until 1919
when he first became official
registrar at the University. Six
years later the offices were moved
.rom ''the shacks" to the new
Point Grey campus ancl the present   clay   Administration   Building.
The registrar, who joined thc
University staff at the close of
the last great conflict, praised the
work that present-clay students
arc doing to help win World
War II nnd drew a favorable comparison between student effort In
1041 and 1914.
A fond gleam wa.s visible in
Mr. Mathews eye as he re-called
the days when he and two or
three assistants struggled with
1530 students enrolled in 1919. Now
he litis six harrassed helpers to
core with the onslaught of 3280
students   ot   the   1940-41   sessions.
"I have presenter! a great many
graduation diplomas during the
past few years but there will always be a soft, spot in my heart
for the graduating class of '41
since    it     will    be    my     last,"
To   the   men   and   women   who   graduate   this   year   and
enter their various fields of endeavor—
.   .   .   and   especially   to   those
men   who   have   donned   the
uniform   in   defence   of   their
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^ BACK IN 1915, at the first Convocation ceremonies in
the old Fairview "shacks", 40 happy young men and
women received the first degrees ever presented by the
University of B.C. In their hands they held the now-traditional sheepskins on which the names and faculties were
hand painted in a style now sadly considered a "lost art".
Today, over 400 new graduates
participate in the impressive ceremonies on a new campus in Point
Grey. Much has changed since thc
days at Fairview. but not the old
Diplomas. For the white-haired
gentleman whose task it is to complete them will his time-honoureel
art is still with us—the man who
is affectionally known by faculty
anel students alike as "Tomm;"
Allan.
Mr. Allan is a quiet little man.
with a gentle voice ancl a friendly
smile He likes his work, ancl as
he speaks of the twenty-seven
years he has spent preparing
graduation diplomas for U. B. C
his regard  for  the campus ancl  Its
history  is evident.
The faculty, when speaking of
"Tommy", invariably mention his
work on the University's presentation addresses, but to the thousands of men ancl women who
have passed through the doors of
the University with new initials
after their names it is the diploma
which serves as a symbol, not only
of four years at U. B. C. but also
of such men as Mr. Allan, whose
service spans over a decade of
growth which has culminated in
an Institution whose history puts
a ring of pride in the voice of its
grads when the> speak of their
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Basketball
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Royalty
# TO MOST OF US at
Varsity the King and
Queen are people we admire
very much—from a distance
of  several  thousand   miles.
But to Ralph, alias "Hunk,"
Henderson they are a very nice
couple he had tea with the other
day over in England. "Hunk" is
overseas   with   the   Air   Force.
"With 40 other officers from tho
dominions" he wrote to his father
and mother here, "I was presenteel
to the King ancl Queen. We were
touring Windsor Castle, and topped
it off by having tea with the Royal
Family. It was worth coming all
the way over here for—three of us
chatted to the Queen for fully
ten minutes, and she's wonderful!"
The two princesses he refers to
as "really lovely children," and
apparently spent a quarter of an
hour "kidding them the whole
time." He notes that they are very
good-looking. The King he also
had a chance to chat to Individually. He is described as tanned, and
an interesting speaker.
  Page  Thirteen
Christian Study Sessions
Are Nucleus Of SCM Camp
0 MORE THAN GO undergraduates, graduates and leaders
participated in the annual spring camp of the Student
Christian Movement held May 2 to 9 at Camp Fircom on
Gambier Island. The nucleus of this group was the 23
campers and five leaders who attended full time.
__________a_M_aaa.MM-aM-Ma___________i Theme   of   thc   camp   was   "And
the Greatest of These . . ." Talks
ancl discussion periods dealing
with this theme were concerned
mainly with the character of and
tho possibilities for Christian
actions in the present world of
conflict.
Tlie main series ot lectures was
given by Arnold Nashe of Centre-
ville. California, past president of
the British S. C. M. The lectures
emphasized the need for realistic
thinking among students today,
ancl the dangers of perfectionist
thinking which, in vainly hoping
for a better world would overlook the necessity of making the
best of the situation at hand.
Special study groups were led
by Dr. G. B. Swltzer of Vancouver on "The Old and New Testaments;" Margaret Ainney of Toronto. National Secretary of the
Canadian S. C. M. on "Trends In
. Canada" and Rev. A. Mackay of
Mission, B. C. on "The Church
and  Social Actions."
RALPH  HENDERSON
Class Prophecy Of 1941
By   PIERRE  BERTON
Class of '41 Prophet
• IT HAS liEEN my task, as
prophet for the Class of '41,
to span Time's gulf and allow you
to glimpse the future of the University of British Columbia and
some of her sons ancl daughters.
My moans of travel into the
Future must remain a secret. Suffice to say that it was on just such
a spring clay as this, in the year
1981. that I was able to make my
way across the campus of the
University of British Columbia—
a  visitor  from  another  age.
In the hearts of any graduating
class, there must needs be some
ctualms as to the future of an institution to which they are about
to bid farewell. Allow me, then,
to reassure the present graduating
class as to the future of their
University. As I passed between
the massive stone building that
rose on every side, that day in
1981, I was able to view the change
that 40 years had wrought in a still
young institution.
SCIENCE   BUILDING
The Science Building had been
forged into a hollow square of
steel and stone, Its only link with
the past being an odor more than
faintly reminiscent of rotten eggs
which issued from Ita portals with
more than tenfold intensity. Th«
Library had sprouted two massive
wings of granite which hummed
with pre-examination activity—the
increase in noise within the structure being in direct ratio to the
square of its  increase in size.
In every direction I gazed, new
and better buildings met my
glance. But one improvement
stood out above all the rest—stood
out as an achievement of the generations which had succeeded the
Class of '41: they had paved the
East. Mall. Students whom I questioned regarding this improvement
stated that it had only been
brought about after a prolonged
student campaign. This was indeed
a tribute to undergraduate endeavor.
But. though the face of the
campus had changed considerably
I soon discovered that, the students
who inhabited it were much the
same. Indeed, I detected In the
features of several of the undergraduates a faint resemblance to
members of the class of '41. One
student in particular had such a
familiar appearance that I stopped
him and enquired of his name. He
wa.s attired in a gaudily colored
sports jacket, ancl a largo fat cigar
protruded from his lips. Ho gave
his name as Thomas Campbell
Williams III and told me with
some measure of pride that he had
recently   been   elected   member-at-
large   for   the   graduating   class   of
'81.
STUDENTS   THE   SAME
Yes, the students had changed
but little. As I entered the massive new Auditorium Building, I
discovered to my surprise that the
amphitheatre was almost entirely
empty save for nine, sober black-
gowned students on the stage. I
surmised immediately that an
Alma Mater meeting was in progress.
Leaving this gloomy spectacle, I
passed on to the vast University
restaurant or Caf as some insisted
on calling it. Here was a huge
crowd of jostling undergraduates
busily skipping lectures. A totally
unintelligible voice which boomed
from a concealed loud-speaker
told me that the Mamooks were
still broadcasting regular daily
bulletins.
My conversations with students
during this period revealed that
the University was now built to
accommodate 10,000 students. I
congratulated the undergraduates
on this final solution to the overcrowding problem, but was forced
to retract my proferred pralae
when they informed me that the
University enrollment had now
reached 20,000. Several of them
seemed Intent on presenting a petition to the veteran premier of
the province—one Pattullo, by
name.
TREE  CHOPPING
It was during my stay at the
University that I was a witness to
the annual tree chopping ceremony
of the class of '81. This historic
tradition was commenced In the
spring of 1967 and replaced the
former tree planting ceremonies
of graduating classes. Students informed me that the ceremony was
necessitated by the upgrowth of
a huge forest of young trees zealously planted by succeeding graduating years. The present class
with great pomp, ceremony, and
gusto levelled a gnarled tree which
had been planted by the class of
'41.
Before I moved back across the
chasm of Time to my own generation, I had the honor of being
present at the 40th annual reunion of the class of '41. The banquet was held on the sight of
the former Hotel Georgia—a historic landmark indeed. My student
informants told me that the
Georgia had fallen into decline
in the early 1970s when H. Davidson Lumsden had been elected
Mayor of Vancouver, and prohibition had been strictly enforced.
The old tavern was now replaced
by  a  modern  milk bar.
Here, the venerable William
Wallace,    supported    by    his   faith
ful grandchildren, spoke to the
Class of '41 and paid tribute to
their part in building the University of British Columbia, Wallace
encountered considerable difficulty during his speech owing to the
regrettable fact that he had neglected to bring his teeth. A
discordant note was struck during
proceedings when Arthur Fouks.
a notorious city lawyer, attempted
to serve a subpoena on Charles
Parker who had failed to pay his
alimony. Following Wallace's
speech, the graduates sang "Hail
U.B.C." ancl raised brimming glasses of milk to toast the Alma
Mater which had fostered them.
This was known as a milk toast.
Numbered among the notables attending were the former Janet
Walker, now Mrs. Chauncey X.
Fitz-Gerald. well known city club
woman and society matron; William Grand, now a flourishing
street photographer; Connie Fair-
ley, famous bubble dancer on the
Broadway stage; the vaudeville
team of Heyer and Glen; fire-chief
Andrew Nash; radio crooner Thos.
J. Robinson; and Peter McTavish,
inventor and sole dlspensor of tjhe
McTavish, all-purpose Pig Bank.
As the reunion broke up in the
early hours of the morning, 1
faded back to 1941. Thus ends the
prophecy. Page   Fourteen -
-THE    UBYSSEY-
Shopping
.  with Mary Ann
e Loafing, at least comparatively,
now that exams are over and
res'ults are out . . . and Rae-Son's,
608 Granville, have the smartest
loafer shoes in town ... all
varieties of shades . . . blue with
white, white with blue, saddle tan,
and beige . . . and plain colurs
too . . . there are over 20,000 pairs
of shoes in Rae-Son's ... so just
think of the thrilling selection . . .
on the Mezzanine floor, the shoes
are $8.95 and $7.50; on the basement $4.95 and 95.95 . .. so there
is a shoe for every purse . . .
spectator pumps in all shades . . .
moccasin styles . . . street oxford
and all styles for dressy wear . . .
you-ll find them all at Rae-Son's
. . . and then there's the story
of the brunette freshette with the
distinctive hair swirl bang over
her left eye . . . her boy friend
called one night, and the girl's
landlady, thinking he was the
cleaner, threw him a stack of
clothes, including evening gowns
. . . finally dumfoundecl he protested that he just came for thc
girl, not for her clothes . . .
don't forget Rae-Son's friendly
service . . . you'll find their salesmen hel;.*Ul and courteous . . .
♦    •    *    *
• For sporting spring and summer . . . Plant's, 564 Granville
Street, have everything your heart
could desire . . . suits, coats,
dresses, slack outfits . . . bathing
suits . . . and oh, jeist about
everything for either active or
spectator's sports , . . here's a
story that proves that profs are
human too ... or don't you
think so? It .seems that a history
lecturer who left a faculty meeting the other clay sort of banged
the door in a hurry, and when
ho came back one of the most
eligible bachelors on the staff, a
m.ml»f of the English department said, "Now you go right
back ancl close that door quietly
behind you . . . you know Susie
I his wife, but not her real name,
of course) wouldn't let you slam
doors at home so why do it here
.    .    .    but   for   all   your   summer
sunning and playing ... go in and
see the styles at Plant's . . . they're
new and smart and very becoming  .  .   .
...    *
9 Delectable Is the only word for
the marvelous concoctions at
Purdy's Chocolates, 823 Granville,
. . . do you like hard or soft,
chocolates, plain or coloured . . .
they're all at Purdy's . . . when
your girl friend sees them she'll
forget all thought of reducing . . .
then you can help her eat them
without feeling too, too piggy . . .
two professors talking about students and children somehow came
around to this remark . . . said
one to the other, who happens
to be a bachelor, "Well, at least I
admit to my children" ... if
anyone ever says that to you, just
revive your tattered spirits with
a box of Purdy's chocolates . . .
and to quote a not so rotund . . .
that is since his operation, totem
editor . . . "They're purty, too . , .
*    *    *    .
# Graduation and flowers . . .
somehow flowers seem to sym-
bolizo graduation, ancl for the ball
tonight in the Hotel Vancouver
... to quote the above mentioned
rotund one . . . "They seem to be
a flowerishing affair" . . . which
seems to bear out tho opinion
expressed by the president of the
graduating class that the more he
knows of us pubsters, the crazier
wc .stern . . . but for your corsage.-,, go to Ritchie's, 840 Granville
. . , they make them up with that
special individual touch that
really impresses your girl friend
. . . speaking of "dirt" for this
column there wa.s lots of it on
the: cruise, hut st-eing as how it
was all the- same, what with the
moon anel grassy knolls on the
island, and rustic walks it hardly
seem.s necessary to mention it . . .
after all . . . everybody has imaginations . . . Ritchie's really
show imagination in arranging
their flowers, and the price is so
low . . . that you wouldn't believe it possible one cute brunette
Theta was telling of the dry cruise
Good Luck To The
Men In Service
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1291 PARKER — VANCOUVER, B.C.
OUR  BEST   WISHES   TO
THE STUDENTS IN
UNIFORM
and  our  assurance  the  people  of
Canada will not falter
in their trust.
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Vancouver, B.C.
Class Will, 1941
1. To the Junior Class, about to
take our place as leaders of the
campus, we bequeath all the cares,
worries ancl responsibilities which
have weighed upon us during our
stuy   at   U.B.C.
4. To Dean Daniel Buchanan we
bequeath tho U-aditional sum of
50 cents trusting that he may see
his way clear to change his present  hair   style.
5. To Professor Walter Gage we
bequeath all love sick co-eds in
the hope that he may be able to
choose from among their number
a specimen particularly adapted
to his  discriminating tastes.
6. To all lovesick co-eds we be-
ciueath   Professor  Walter   Gage.
7. To Dr. Sage we leave a slightly used copy of Joe Miller's joke
book.
8. To Professor Freddy Wood we
leave   a  round trip   ticket  to  Eng
land in order that he may once
again visit the beloved tombstones
of   19th   century   novelists.
9. To Professor Irving we leave
a patent Indian play suit that ho
may be effectively disguised when
next he chooses to observe thc-
social ancl political life of the west
coast   tribe   of   Kwakiutyl   Indians.
10. To Colonel Shrum we bequeath
-Thursday,   May   15th,   1941
two dozen lend soldiers and a box
of Tor-.siloy armored trucks to
further his study of military
strategy.
13. Finally to the student body as
a whole, we leave the University,
its lands, buildings—and most of
all, its traditions, trusting that
they in their turn will seek to
further the interests of their Alma
Mater.
... it really was, too . . . ancl
said they so nearly missed the
boa", in their hurry they forgot
to bring along tho bottle they'd
taken   the   time   off   to   buy   .   .   .
*        *        *        4>
S Model Made ... is the theme
song of the new frocks at tlie
Inez Frock Shop, 880 Howe Street
for the dresses really fit, and
they're the same styles as many
more expensive ones . . . very
reasonably priced . . . sport styles
in pastel shades of blue, pink,
coral, snappy pleats ancl stitching
sport suits in the new
washable jasper cloth, anel American matt-rials which are made up
here- . . . wool jersey . . , dainty
evening gowns . . . one in the new
paper taffeta . . . jerseys, sheers
. . . and Sli/ctU-s in the same shop
has: all tho accessories you'll need
for summer . . . there's some
complicated story about a D.U. pin
which has been given back, sort
of by proxy to the new Junior
member who is a friend of the
D.U. that owns it ... he is at
camp . . . they figure he'll be
quite surprised to see the pin
on another girl in the meantime
. . . belts, flowers, jerkins, collars
and cuff sets ... in all colours
. . . jewelry . . . everything to
give you a new spirit of summer
. .  .  Suzette has them all.
Mary Ann
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for a safe and speedy return
•
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NORTH  VANCOUVER
British Columbia Thursday,  May   15th,   1941
-THE    UBYSSEY-
-Page  Fifteen
Student Red Cross Fund Reaches $4,500 Mark
Original Objective
Almost Doubled
• THESE SMILING U.B.C. players enjoy their work
as the picture above shows. At present thc above
group Is touring British Columbia with their 1941
production of "Candida". The actors are their own
make-up   men    and   scene   shifters.     The   production
will aid various Red Cross units and other charity
groups In all parts of the lower mainland and Vancouver Island. Shown above, reading from left to
right are John Powell, Mary McLorg, Lister Sinclair,  Art   Illll,  Nancy  Bruce and  John Glen.
Touring Student Players
Red Cross With Shaw's '
Aiding
Candida'
• THE WAR EFFORT — that
much talked of. much maligned movement of Those At Home-
towards raising money to help pay
I'or the war. will receive yet another boost from thc Players Clu'i.
now on tour with this year's production.    '-Candida".
At three of the nine presentations of this G. B. Shaw piece, the
entire profits will be turned over
to local branches of the Canadian
Red Cro3s. Locals to benefit from
such performances are situated in
New Westminster, Gibson's Landing,  and  Qualicum Beach.
Thus, the monies so raised,
when added to the $445 the Cluh
rai.sed from a January re-produc-
tion of last year's eminently suc-
cesful "Pride and Prejudice", will
make a very worth-while contribution on behalf of the Players
Club   to  war   charity.
Expenses for the tour have been
pared to a minimum in an effoit
to give as much as possible to
worthwhile charities. Mary Mc-
Clorg, Nancy Bruce, John Glen,
Arthur Hill. Lister Sinclair anel
John Powell, director Mrs. E.
Woodward, business manager Les
ter Sugarman, anil club president
Ruth llt-ycr. who unselfishly gave
up a month's holiday to make the
tour, are also having to struggle
through the intricacies of arranging   their   own   props.
The self-effacing thespians are
also donating the profits from their
other six engagements to accredited organi/aions. In Chilliwack,
the money goes to the I.O.D.E. for
University scholarships, in Salmon
Arm to St. John's Woman's Auxiliary, in Vernon to the Rove Crew,
and in Duncan. Britannia and Kel-
owa  to  the  local  high  schools.
The Vancouver
Sun is a
Vancouver-
Owned Family
Newspaper.
for  the  most
valuable   services
a newspaper renders
it's   community   no   bill
is ever presented . . .
Davis Gains
Fellowship
For Research
#    UNIVERSITY     OF     BRITISH     COLUMBIA     undergraduates   dug   deeply   into   their   pockets   during   the
1940-41 session to donate close onto $4500 to the war effort
of the Canadian Red Cross Society.
At   an   Alma   Mater   meeting   at t_^__^__^__^__^__^__^__^__^_
the beginning of the fall term, a
packed Auditorium of students
had shelved a plan to raise a
$2500 sum for the Red Cross, preferring instead to Indulge in an
all-out effort which has culminated in a sum almost twice tho
proposed   amount.
Students made use of every conceivable idea, spared no effort to
attain   the   sum.
For the first time in the University's history, undergraduates
paid a nickel to view Varsity pep
meets —■ paid ancl liked it. For
the first time in the University's
25 years, U.B.C. co-eds forsook
corsages at prominent campuj
Balls to aid the Red Cross.
Co-ed sponsored Self-Denlal
clays held weekly throughout the
session gave students the opportunity to do without campus luxuries
and place the money thuo saved in
Reel  Cro.is  collection tins.
The Player's Club production of
"Pride anel Prejudice" and the
Greek Letter Ball both realized
largo  sums  for  the  cause.
Practically every student attending the- University waived away
his right to tho balance of his fivo
tlollar c<.ution money sum. preferring instead to turn it over to the-
Red   Cross.
UBC Film
Grad Class
Donation
• THE UNIVERSITY DOCUMENTARY FILM, which tells
in moving pictures the graphic
story of the development of the
University of British Columbia
will be preserved for succeeding
generations of students as a result of a gift from the Class of
'41.
The class will have a copy of the
film made which will be edited
and   re-titled   by   membera   of  the
Film Society.    The film shows the
C.O.T.C.   of  1915,   the  great  migration  from  Fairview  to  Point Grey
and    brilliant   color   shots   of   the
campus.
The   graduating   Class   will   also
pur-chase       a      beautiful       marble
clock   for  Brock  Hall.
• U. B. C. RHODES SCHOLAR
Jack Davis is one of six U.B.C.
grads to receive fellowships announced recently by the National
Research Council of Canada.
At present studying at Oxford
University, Davis Is also holder of
cf a Rhodes Scholarship awarded
to him in 1939 when he graduated
with second class honours. During his undergraduate days, he
took an active part in student athletic, social and administrative activities   on   the  campus.
Contrary to the prediction of the
1939 Graduating Class prophet that
Davis would train for tho position
of Chief of the City Police Force,
the $650 award winner will use the
fellowship to do research work In
physical  chemistry.
With the
Compliments
and
Best Wishes
of
PARSONS, BROWN
LIMITED
INSURANCE
VANCOUVER and
NEW  WESTMINSTER Page   Sixteen-
-THE    UBYSSEY-
- Thursday,  May   15th,   1941
HONOl H.AHI.i:   <i.    M.   WEIR
.Minister   of   Educntlnii
DEPARTMENT OF  EDUCATION
SOME ACTIVITIES  OF THIS DEPARTMENT
IN  THE  LAST  FEW   YEARS
1. A thorough revision of the programme of studies for Elementary, Junior High, Senior High, Technical nnd Commercial
schools.
2. Raising of the standards required for certification of teachers
and liberalizing of the requirements for admission to Normal
School so as to include credit for Music, Art and Physical
Education.
3. Creation of Educational Administrative Areas in the Peace
River where more than 50 rural school districts were consolidated and at Abbotsford where .3 municipalities were
united into one district and a modern system of education
established. The administrative areas have also the benefit
of school medical, dental and nursing services.
4. Extension of the benefits of Junior High Schools to all
municipalities but one in the Fraser Valley and to many
other cities, municipalities and rural districts in the province.
5. Extension of the -work of the Junior Red Cross in the
schools.
6. Re-establishment of Cadet Corps in the High Schools and
the granting of financial aid for Indoor Rifle Ranges.
7. Establishment of a Recreational and Physical Education
Branch  for youths over school  age.
8. School  and  Community Drama.
9.   School Radio Broadcasts.
10. Contributions from the schools to Mrs. E. W. Hamber's Fund
for the relief of children in bombed areas in England. The
schools   raised   $6,260.90   for  this   purpose.
11. Provision of bursaries for children over 16 years of age in
Mother's Allowances Families.
12. Various  contributions  to  Canada's  war effort:
(a) Campaign in the schools for the purchase of War
Savings   Stamps   and   Certificates.
(b) Modification of the metal work courses to give senior
boys special  training for  -war  industries.
(c) Establishment of Industrial training classes for youths
in various centres for war purposes.
(d) Encouragement of the work of the Community Self-
Help Association,  Vancouver.
(e) Provision of Technical and other Correspondence
Courses for recruits in all branches of the service and
the loan of the Director to Ottawa for the duration of
the war.
(f) Establishment of a Ground School for Aircraftsmen in
Vancouver. Instruction is given in Aero Engine
Mechanics, Airframe Mechanics, Motor Transport
Mechanics,   Wireless   Operator   Mechanics.
(g) Vancouver School of Navigation, Vancouver, under
Captain Norman Young.
HEALTH
Province-wide educational campaigns in various fields of
public health, particularly tuberculosis control and venereal
disease  control.
Appointment for the first time of a Director of Public
Health   Education.
Extension of provincial laboratory services (staffed largely
by former students of the University of British Columbia)
to meet the special war time needs of the military forces.
Vast increase in work of Vital Statistics Division on account
of special requirements of the military authorities.
Further reduction in incidence of venereal disease throughout the province in 1940 for second successive year.
Continuation of the efforts made during the past seven
years to reduce still further British Columbia's high
mortality   rate   from   tuberculosis.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
VICTORIA,   B.  C.
HON.   O.   M.   WEIR,   Minister.

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