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 Published TwiceWeekly by the    Publications Board of theUniversity of British Columbia
Vol. XIV
VANCOUVER, B. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1937
No. 27
Above we present Peggy Fox and John Pearson. Though these
two people have probably never mt each other, they have one
point in common in that they are principles in what should be
the two outstanding social functions of the year, the Junior Prom
and the Frosh Frolic. Peggy was elected Queen of the Prom
yesterday, while Pearson got into the news by announcing that
the Frosh party would tolerate no mixed blood, freshmen and
freshettes must not common with upper-classmen. Which
reminds the editors of Hitler and his racial purity ideas.
JUNIORS PICK
PEGGY  FOX
FOR QUEEN
Gentlemen prefer brunettes.
The gentlemen of Arts '38 do
at any rate—Miss Peggy Fox,
dark-haired and sprightly co-ed
who has been seen about from
time to time during the past
three years, was elected by a
alight, but constitutional majority to the post of Junior Prom
Queen, which she accomplished
with charm and aplomb last evening at the Spanish grill.
Brunettes constitute the larger
number among complexion types
on the campus, so Miss Fox's
election doubtless mirrors the
state of mind of a prevailing
number of dark-complected Juniors. At the same time, the Intangible, but considerable Influ-
ence, or appeal, of the blonde and
tho red-haired type is seen in the
large number of votes polled by
flaxen-haired Marjorie Jessup
and tltlan-haired Regis Hicks.
Peggy's brief regal interlude
was comprised of a crowning
ceremony, and the doubtful joy
of exclusive cut-in rights throughout the evening. This privilege,
while charming in its reflection
of the queen's popularity, was
apt to disturb the continuity of
her evening.—J. B.
Film Program
On Today
Today at 12.10 in the Auditor-
lum,  the   Film   Society   presents
"Thunder     Over     Mexico"     and
"Death Days."  The showing is a
special demonstration by  Dunne
and Bundle of the feasabillty of
16 mm. projection equipment for
University use.
Both   films   are   complete   units
from  a  sequence  taken  in  Mexico
under the direction of Sergei Eisen-
steln.   Under   the    sponsorship    of
Upton Sinclair, he went to Mexico
where ho made a large film dealing
with the domination of the  peons
by the Catholic Church.   This large
production   took   twenty   hours   to
show  after it had been edited,  so
was  cut  into   several   smaller  pictures,    of    which    "Thunder    Over
Mexico" and "Death Days" are two,
complete in themselves.
The former film especially has
been the subject of much controversial interest. It was rated four
stars by "Liberty" magazine, but
has not been shown before in British Columbia.
Saskatchewan To
Follow Plan Now
Used At Harvard
Tutorial System Is Aim Set
By Prairie Campus; Fewer
Lectures Planned
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, Jan. 28 (W.I.P.U.) — Far-
sighted plans for a University educational system similar to that of
Harvard are being nurtured by the
University of Saskatchewan, according to Dr. Murray, who has returned from an Eastern trip which
included Harvard's Tercentenary
Celebration. Tutorial Groups, independent Instruction, General Examinations, voluntary attendance of
lectures, Reading Periods, and a reduction in classes, are innovations
to be Installed at Saskatchewan following Harvard's successful . arrangement.
SEPARATE  COLLEGES
The greatest change will come in
the Tutorial System, the division of
the university into separate colleges. "Saskatchewan and Qu'-Ap-
pelle Halls will be Joined to form
the Women's College. And over by
the old rugby field—as far away
as we can get lt—will be the Men's
College," said Dr. Murray, while
speaking at the Inter-Residence
banquet.
In these Colleges will be housed
the great majority of the students.
Living among them, acting as
friends and advisors, will be tutors.
These will meet the students either
Individually or in small groups, once
a week, to hear reports on the work
done during the week. The object
will be to have the student do the
work himself under the most careful guidance. The emphasis will
be on the mastery of an important
field of knowledge rather than
treating the course as an end in
itself.
Hand In hand with the Tutorial
System,  s   new  plan   of  General
Examinations will   be  Introduced
whereby   the   atudenta   will   only
be ooneernad  with  taata  In their
final year.    Thla enaurea that the
student will treat his oourse aa a
unit, not as separata  parte, aoon
to   be   forgotten   at   the   end   of
each final exam.
If Harvard's customs are closely
patterned, there will be a system of
reading    periods,    voluntary    class
attendance and a reduction in  the
number   of   classes.    The    reading
period is a recess of two or three
weeks before final exams, given to
the   students   for   Intensive   Btudy.
When upperclassmen  have demonstrated  their desire  and ability  to
thoroughly  master a subject,  they
are given  a great deal  more freedom,  even  to  neglecting  their lectures and omitting several of their
classes.    This is done to give them
ample time and opportunity to pre-
COUNCIL   MEMBERS   ENJOY
THEIR   MONDAY   SESSIONS
Freshman Executive
Adopt "Purist Plan"
As Party Date Nears
Upper-classmen may not escort
freshettes to the Frosh Frolic of
February 4, nor may the freshmen
take upper-class women Is the decree of the Arts '40 executive who
have planned the first compulsory
class draw held in years.
DRAW AT PEP MEET
Fate will choose the dance partners for tho llrst year at the pep
rectlon of John Pearson, Class President.
If flnanoea permit, tho party
will be held st the Commodore.
Prosh fsaa must be paid Immediately.
Those being asked to lend their
patronage for the evening are:
President antl Mrs. L. S. Kllnck,
Dean and Mrs. D. Buchanan, Dean
M. L. Bollert and Dr. and Mrs. William Ure, honorary president of the
class.
Fees may be paid at the foot of
the caf. stairs or to any of the following members of the class executive: Mary Covernton, Bunty Butters, Pauline Scott, Albert McDowell, Peter Matheson and Dick Montgomery.
NEWTON  ON
PICTURES
Approximately 200 students, characterized   as   "picture   hungry"   by
Dr.   G.   G.   Sedgewick,   listened   to
Eric   Newton,   Arts   and   Dramatic
Critic   of   the   "Manchester   Guardian" on "How to Read a Picture,"
ln   Arts   100   on   Wednesday.     The
speaker   was   Introduced    by   John
lildington,   university   librarian.
"The main thing In reading pictures,"    stated    Newton,    "la    to
learn  the  visual   language of the
artiat.    Art  ia eaaentlally a communication   between  painter  and
spectator. It dopenda not only on
the artiat'a ability to create,  but
alao   on   the   ability  of  the   spectator to appreciate."
Using   the   analogy   of   radio,   the
speaker showed how the spectator
must   "tune   to   the   wave-length   of
the artist" ln period, technique, and
the influence of race and environment.    An attempt should be made
to see the picture through the eyes
of the artist.
The second part of his lecture
was devoted to the development of
form, as artlstB gradually learned
to integrate the parts of their pictures into a unified whole. A history of the development of diagonal
lines, in breaking away from the
limitations imposed by rectangular
frames was given.
Following this, Mr. Newton spoke
briefly on the influence of materials
on the eventual picture or statue.
The entire lecture was illustrated
by slides, showing a wide range of
subjects, from the work of the early
"primitives" to the Post-Impres-
slonlsts.
Dr. G. G. Sedgewick moved a
vote of thanks.
Aggie Profiles
Needed Badly
AGGIE  '38,  ATTENTION!
Two of the sixteen people in your
class have had photographs taken
for the 1937 Totem. If you wish a
class panel of individual pictures to
appear in the Totem, as of the Arts
and Science Junior classes, which
are already made up, you must have
pictures taken before next Wednesday. After then, no pictures whatsoever will be used.
Go to Aber, Medical-Dental building, for pictures. No appointment
is  necessary.
pare themselves for effective tutorial work.
USE  LIBERTY SENSIBLY
Freshmen will enjoy many ot
these prlvilges since there is too
great a gap between Collegiate and
the University, and they must
learn "to use sensibly the large liberty of college life." However, they
will receive a large degree of individual supervision from faculty
members, proctors, and resident instructors. The flrst aim of the University is to bring the Freshman into the full current of college life.
Undoubtedly all this is a long time
distant, but it Is the goal to which
the  University  has   set its  course.
Business  Includes
Progress on Stadium
Few who elect their members to the highest student
court on the campus, the
Students* Council, realize
what duties they have laid
upon the shoulders of the
elected. Fewer still are ever
let into the secrets of a Council meeting, an event which
takes place every Monday
evening with a boring regularity.
PLENTY  OF OLIVES
As lt is the fate of the Ubyssey
to be allowed to sit in while the
chosen are deliberating, a few of
the staff members are the only
students on the campus who are
familiar with Council procedure.
The following paragraphs discuss
the meeting held this week, and can
be taken as a fairly good example
of what goes on Monday nights in
the chambers of the mighty.
After   supper,  an  affair  highlighted  by   plenty  of  olives  and
pie a la mode, the boys and girls
head up the stairs for the serious
work of the evening.    Let it be
said here that the tone of a Council   meeting   is   seldom   serious,
even though matters of great import are before the group. Nevertheless,  the  councillors  are   sincere, a far more important consideration.
The meeting opened Monday with
the reading of the minutes, by Beth
Evans  as  Kay   Scott  had  the  'flu.
Jay kept trying to snatch a bottle
of milk belonging to the secretary
pro tern, and the minutes suffered
a   few   interruptions.    They   were
passed with dispatch.
TELEGRAPHIC ARCHERY
Correspondence Included a letter
from John Wltbeck, who sat and
sneered while Beth read it. John
had been sick, so the Council hatf
sent him some reading matter. He
was thanking them, and for some
reason included the pleading question,  "Whose baby am  I?"
The mail bag  also included  a
notification that some of the girls
on the campus were going to hold
an  archery   shoot  with  Western
University, the scores to be sent
back and forth by wire. Wltbeck
again  rose  to the   occasion   and
advocated    a   telegraphic   chess
tournament with Harvard.
The   phone   rang,   and   was   answered by Vine.   The call was for
Gould, but Vine held the phone a
minute and informed the room, and
(Turn  to   Page  2;   See COUNCIL)
Manitoban Sponsors
Mammoth Amateur
Show In Winnipeg
UNIVERSITY OP MANITOBA,
Winnipeg, Jan. 23. (W.I.P.U.) —
The "Manltoban," "Canada'a Oth-
sr Oreat Newspaper," is sponsoring the University of Manltoba'a
flrat amateur ehow, whieh will be
a feature at the Big Varsity Variety Show, whieh swings Into aotlon on the evening of Pebruary
12 at the Winnipeg Civic Auditorium. Throe big oash prlsss
oonalatlng of a flrat prise of S10;
eeoond prise, $6.00; snd third
prise, $2.00, will be awarded to
the aota getting the btggeat
"hand" from the audienoe.
. Efforta are being made to get
one of the apecial applsuse ma-
ohlnes used by the big radio amateur shows In the United Ststaa.
In addition to the amateur ehow
there will be a competition among
the faculties for the Moore's
stunt Nlta Trophy. A preliminary
will be held before the big night
and only three of the beat atunta
will be preaented at the Auditorium.
In addition to the program
there will be danolng to the
etralns of a mammoth orohaatra,
which will commenoe playing at
9 o'oloek. Admittance to Variety
Nlte, whioh la an annual funotlon
sponsored by the Unlveralty of
Manitoba Studenta' Union, will be
gained on preaentstlon of one of
the tiokota from the Unlveralty
of Manltobs Students' Union paaa
booka.
FUN APLENTY
AT FOLLIES
NOON   SHOW
Vanoouvar'a "Poor Little Rloh
Girla" brought forth tan pa I re of
aami-dlmplad kneaa plus glittering aaquln ooatumaa fitted out
with green aeoeaaorlaa, ono blaok
zipper-bellied stallion manned by
two aturdiea, Peter Storra and
Manly Clarke, of the ume aex,
and s brsnd new triangle delineation with the deaorlptlve title of
Three Waya," in a preaentstlon
of exoarpta from the Junior
Laagus Follies to a oapsolty fun-
aaaking audianeo in tha auditorium Wodneeday noon.
ONE   WAY   FORGOTTEN
"Three Waya," Imitative of
three veraiona of the eternal triangle, one sftsr, but not up to,
the atyle of "Nul" Coward, another In a ssarehlng but somewhat loot atyle rapraaentativa of
tha Freneh, and laat, but not
least, s plaoe of very creditable
blank setlng In the etyle where
the setors were mostly conveniently absent.
Tsnsle, tha wonder 'ores, did
a o m e admirably routine box
squatting and hurdlo craahlng,
well grassed by sn Individualistic tummy and some emsrt bourgeois pillar leaning.
Ths dosing ehorua draw forth
tha uaual howls from the ever-
preaent aelaneemen, but these
gentle man ware unfortunately
kept at a dlatanoe of four rowa,
the front aeetlon being oooupisd
by sorority girls sdmltted specially before the opening of the
doore.—J.   D.   M.
Forum To Debate
On China
Contest Will Be Held
In Arts 100 Tuesday
"Resolved that further intervention In China by Japan would be
beneficial to China," will be the
topic of debate of the Parliamentary Forum's regular forsenic battle to be held Tuesday, February 2,
at 12.15, in Arts 100.
The  affirmative  will  be  taken
by Bernard Reed, while Maurice
Belkln will defend the negative.
Belkin recently won an oratorical
contest in California and has the
reputation for being a very fluent
and capable speaker.
Neither speaker has led a Forum
debate so far, but both have spoken
frequently at the meetings.
Parliamentary Forum officials,
elated at the success of the professional debate of January 12,
have promised to sponsor another
in the. near future, in which two
equally well known members of the
Faculty will flght to the bitter end.
"Oh    Promise    Me"   Thst   You'll
Take   Me to   Robin   Hood.
NO DANGER
OF  EPIDEMIC
"There ls nothing approaching an
epidemic   on   this   campus,"   stated
Mrs.   Lucas,   Director   of   the   University Health Service, when questioned yesterday by the Ubyssey.
"There    have    not   been    more
than 16 properly diagnosed cases
of   Influenza   to   date,"   ahe   explained.    "Thero may have been
a few othara whieh have not been
oertlfled   by  doctoro*   report,   but
the   majority   of   people   abssnt
from the university sre suffering
from severe oolds."
"There have been quite a number
of   people   coming   into   the   office
after  two  days'  absence  to  report
Influenza," Mrs. Lucas told the reporter,  "but this cannot be called
genuine 'flu.'    The university ls ln
a   very  healthy  condition  for  this
time of the year," she said, "but lt
Is advisable that If any symptoms
are present, students take the precautionary measure of remaining at
home for a day or two, thus checking any  incipient Illness."
ACTION MAY
BE TAKEN IN
P. A. DISPUTE
Council Acts To
Return Mike
Equipment
In answer to many student
requests for some action on
the matter of a public address
system, Student s* Council
moved Monday evening to reopen negotiations with the
downtown Arm who originally
installed the temporary set
that was taken out last
spring.
CONTRACT LET
The graduating class of 1935, donated a sum for the installation of
a public address system, a sum believed to be in the nature of $300.
A contract was entered into with
a downtown retailer, who agreed to
supply equipment as specified in
the contract.
Suoh   equipment   was   not   on
hsnd st tho moment, ths retailer
admitted, but he promlaad to fur-
nlah  a temporary est  until suoh
time ss he was able to bring the
right   outfit  from   the   east.     Although It was* posslbls that proper   equipment   was   on   hand   at
other Vanoouver stores, the eon-
trsot  wss  signed  with   ths   msn
mentioned above and the temporary aet inatalled.
The   situation   at   present  ia  not
much  changed,  with the electrical
retailer unable to fulfill his obligation under the contract and the A.
M. S. refusing to pay him any more
cash.    It is possible that an attempt
will be made to reclaim the money
already   paid.
MAY   INSTALL  PROJECTOR
In the meantime, there ls a rumor about the campus that the
Film Society intends to have sound
projection equipment Installed in
the auditorium. Such equipment is
easily adaptable for public speaking use, and could be so used at
little  extra  cost.
Whatever course ls taken, it is
certain that some type of public
address system will be back ln the
auditorium soon. Many organisations, Including the Musical Society,
the Pep Club and the University
itself, would benefit by the move.
Professor Attacks
Dignity of Old
Methodist Pastors
Methodists hsvs bssn variously
deserlbod during their exlstenee,
but a startled history olsss yesterday hsard thsm aoeussd of being elreus riders.
Pointing out ths religious discrimination In evidence during
the early daya of Nova Sootla, the
professor wont on to explain that
only an Angllean blahop was eligible for a certain government
poaltlon, to the total exelualon of
Cathollea, P r e ebyterlana, Bap-
tlate ,and certainly "those elroua
riders," the  Methodlets.
Amidst gslss of laughter, the
professor explained It was only a
slip of the tongue, what he meant
being "circuit riders."
Moore Returns to
Sasamat Branch
After having been attached to the
head office of the bank in Vancouver for several weeks, Mr. A. B.
Moore, Manager of the Bank of
Montreal, Sasamat Branch, has returned to be ln charge of his office.
Mr. O. W. Beveridge. of the Superintendent's Department, was ln
charge during his absence.
Thompson Is Cast
As Romantic Lead
Callum Thompson of the cast of
"Robin Hood," needs no introduction to B. C. music lovers. His musical career has been replete with
successes. He first gained prominence as a Musical Festival winner.
Since that time he has been a concert recltaliat and a tenor soloist
in several choirs, notably the Bach
choir.
Mr. Thompson has had previous
experience in operatic leads. University audiences will remember
his sterling performance as Nankl
Poo in the "Mikado."
In this year's presentation ot the
de Koven's operetta, "Robin Hood"
by the University Musical Society,
he will sing the romantic lead as
the doughty robber chieftain, Robin Hood. His performance will be
one of the many highlights of the
opera. Two
THE      UBYSSEY
Friday, January 29, 1937
THE   UBYSSEY
EDITOR IN CHIEF
ZOE BROWNE-CLAYTON
SENIOR EDITORS
TUESDAY: Kemp Edmonds FRIDAY: Dorwin Baird
SPORTS EDITOR
Dick Elson
ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Ken Grant        Dorothy Cummings
ASSOCIATE SPORTS EDITORS
Frank Perry    Frank Turner
Peggy Higgs
Subscription Rates for Ubyssey:
Student rate, $1.00 per year. Rate for non-students, $1.50 per year.
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MORE ORCHID8
This year we seem to have devoted a lot of editorial
space to congratulating various campus organizations on
various successful projects. In keeping with this tradition
we cannot refrain from presenting to the Junior class executive the very finest bunch of orchids procurable for making
such a superb Job of the Junior Prom.
Malcolm Brown deserves especial congratulations. He
has managed to produce a class party that was a sell-out.
To do that, he needed organizing and executive ability as
well as a capacity for hard work.
Remembering that lt is only a month and a half till the
A.M.S. elections, we would like to suggest that good council
members need just that sort of push that managed to put
the Junior Prom over.
COUNCIL
(Continued from Pago 1)
tho unknown caller, that "it aure
was a honey of a voice, oh, boy!"
Gould took over and was heard to
say that "he had no words to ex
press his contempt for a date bur
eau." The caller was a reporter
who had been pestering the Council
all day about the same matter.
Her answer from Dave Carey was
sweet and to the point: "What
would the Thetas do If we had a
date bureau?" he asked.
"MARY ANNE" BOOSTED
Somebody mentioned Mr. Home,
and was told that he waa home 111.
"What did we send him?" queried
one of the girls.
"Gone With tho Wind," answered
Vine. He was right, but the answer
brought forth a smile from Gould,
who usually sits at the head of the
table and regards the scene in front
of him with just the proper degree
of boredom.
Tho Ubyssey feature, "Mary
Anne," oame into the discussion,
but was passed over. "Not our field
of authority," stated Gould, with an
"oft* the record" rider that the column did not harm a soul.
"I read it with a good deal of
interest," commented Logan.
In case the above seems to indicate that Council pays no attention
to real work, it is only fair to say
that little of it was crying to be
attended to last Monday. It is the
procedure for each member of
Council to bring forth business that
falls under his department. Often,
their deliberations will hold them
until near midnight.
SOME REAL BUSINESS
Constructive business accomplished Monday included:
An hour-long conference with the
Stadium architect, and a general
discussion of proposed plans.
An instruction from Gould to
Witbeck to see that the mystery
clouding the Public Address system
was cleared at once, and that definite steps be taken.
Action on the eligibility of several students.
Routine discussions of party
dates, and other matters demanding Council attention.—D.R.B.
Modern Pill Factory
Is Discovered By
Gateway Reporter
By CLEM L. KINO
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA,
Bdmonton, Jan. 28 (W.I.P.U.) —
Ths Prowling Rsportsr on the
Gateway ataff, uncovered a modern pill faetory In the Arts Building on ths Alberta oampus. Undsr
ths direction of Professor P. A.
Stewart Dunn, Pharmaey atudsnts
manufacture all kinda of pllla,
druga and medleatlona known to
modern medicine. A fullsiaad
faotory has bssn Installed with
herb outters, drug peroolstors,
tablst maehlnos and stills forming psrt of the equipment. The
studsnts sre tsught how to use
the vsrlous msehlnos with all the
time-saving methoda, and produoe
sll the olntmonta, pllla, ete., uaad
by the Unlveralty of Alberta
Hoapltal. Thla provldea an outlet for their production and en-
ablea the etudente to take part
In the manufacture of theae medl-
olnaa, a dlatlnot advantage over
aeveral  other Inatltutlona.
Loyalist Essay Prize
Subjects Announced
Three subjects have been announced for the annual United Bmpire Loyalists' Association Medal
Essay Contest. All essays must be
submitted to the Department of
History before March 15, 1937.
The subjects are: 1. The Foundation of Upper Canada with special
reference to the United Empire
Loyalists. 8. The U. B. L. in the
Maritlmes. 3. The U. H. L. Tradition.
Correspondence
Editor, Ubyssey.
Dear Madam:
On behalf of the executive I
wish to thank all of Arts '88 for
their fine co-operation ln making
the Junior Prom a success.
Thanks are also due to Jim Bev-
eridge, who handled our publicity in the Ubyssey, and the members of the Pep Club tor the
handling of the ticket sale and
assistance with the pep meet.
Yours, for the class,
Helen Crosby (Sec. Arts '38).
Exchange
NeWS and
Views
•imiiiimi'iiiimmiiiHiiimui
By  J.  D.   MACFARLANE
Present-day news seldom reaches
us without becoming imbued with
sensationalism or with some other
sort of original interpretation.
What, ln Berlin, may be no more
than a pep talk by Hitler to his
Nazi troops may be, by the time
lt reaches us, a veritable war challenge.
ON  OOBS  TIME
Condemnation of the tactics of
the journalistic world have been
found, of late, in rather a strange
source. Smooth American magazine
sophisticate, the "New Yorker," in
its column, The Talk of the Town,
has some words to say concerning
the modern news version of the old
classic phrase, "tetnpus fugit."
"Time," as the voice says, marches on. Whether time, if lt were
prodded less by the breathless
school of broadcasting, would march
on or just mooch along Is a fair
question. It seems to us that time
used to enjoy a more shuffling gait
In the days before the radio dialogues came to give America a bedtime thrill, using news as a basis.
England and Italy, after the dramatic meeting in Shepheard's Hotel
the other night, courtesy of the
March of Time's glddap department, will certainly have to flght
now, if only to justify the broad
caster's art. We dislike news by
theatrics. We resent being treated
like an old man whose appetites
are so dull he must have something
mighty peppery and full of phony
menace to make his gastric Juices
flow."
WRONG BLAME
Orchids    to    you,    New    Yorker!
Journalists  sometimes  do  get  out
of hand and  spread themselves in
an effort to  tell something with a
flavor of Oenesls.    But you  might
have added that the most unfortunate   part  of.   lt   all   is   that when  a
things falls to come off,  the news-
hounds   don't   get   the   blame,   but
those who make the news DO!
Reading    the    Manltoban    tha
other day  I  was  startled  out of
my calm by the following:  "Last
yesr the University of British Columbia reolved congrstulstlons on
the celebration of Ita twanty-flrat
birthday.     The   event   waa   commemorated  suitably  by  the completion of plana for the ereotlon
' of    a    $46,000    Students'     Union
Building dedioatad to the memory
of   the   late   Dean    Brook.    Thla
year Manitoba will celabrsta the
diamond jubilee of Ita Incorporation   by   the   Prooinvial    Legislature, but atudenta who hope for a
almllar building probably hope In
vain.     Ah   well,  there'e  a   hundredth annlvsrssry oomlng up!"
Where is that Union Building, by
the way?    It seems to me that the
plans must be getting mighty dusty
by now.    It also seems that U.B.C.
students  have  accomplished  something ln the eyes of other Canadian
universities.    I, for one, would hate
to suffer a loss of prestige by falling to finish something which t had
started.
AVOIDING   DIVORCE
The Toronto Varsity supplies
some advice on the avoiding of divorce. We learn from this source
that New York has opened up a
school of undressing. "Experts declare that a good many divorces are
caused by women's ignorance of the
art of undressing" and "already 800
students have enrolled ln a course
consisting of six Illustrated lectures at $30.00 a course." What
next?
A new tongue-twister — "Illusive
lucid logic." Try repeating it a
few times.
MONDAY
MKAHOO
Look for Big Chief Wahoo on Monday!
and his All-Star cast of
brilliant comic stars in tha
greatest    show   on    earth!
in the  Vancouver
SUN
Random Ramblings
BY
THE 8TUDENT   PRINCE
Prof. Joseph B. Harrison, ot the
University of Washington, has
aroused const derable discussion
among certain campus circles with
his comments on the Oxford institution of "slacking," which were reprinted in the "Ubyssey" some ten
days ago.
It has beeu pointed out that almost every great figure ln English
culture was a "slacker" during his
undergraduate days, preferring, as
John Locke expressed lt, "the company of pleasant m_n" to their
studies. The same is true of many
famous non-university men. How
much did Shakespeare owe to his
friends in the taverns of Eastcheap,
or Steele and Addison to their acquaintances ln London coffee
houses? A former Oerman teacher
of mine, a Heidelberg graduate, insists that the greatest contributions
to European culture since the Renaissance came from Oerman beer
gardens and Paris boulevard cafes.
Oerman textbooks for universities
used to be fitted with tour brass
knobs on eaoh cover to protect the
leather bindings from beery table
tops.
How much of the lack of originality among American college students ls due to the fact that there
are no beer gardens on our campl,
where we can meditate and discuss
the facts we receive. What our
educational system needs ls a new
non-alcoholic beer. Imagine a picturesque non-alcoholic beer garden
down on Marine Drive behind the
Auditorium, where young hopefuls
could sit ln earnest attentive groups,
passionately arguing over the merits of the hexameter, or discussing
Freud or Surrealism. It might even
result In  another Renaissance.
• • •
Pep Meet fans, especially Science-
men, will be pleased to hear that
their old favorite, "Dodie" Brown,
will be dancing aud singing on next
Tuesday's program. She ls also being booked up for the floor show
at the Science Ball on February 11.
In private life she ls Miss Doris
Hrown, small and dark, and could
pass tor Janet Gaynor. She earns
her living behind the delicatessen
counter ln Hudson's Bay store.
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At the Junior League Pep Meet:
A nervous debutante peering
through the curtain before the
show began, and remarking on the
size of the audience; and a cheerful Pep Clubber tactfully replying,
"They always turn out like that tor
free shows."
• • •
Norm Depoe, whose Pub murals
have been attracting attention
since their appearance last fall, has
completed a really super • super
water color in the twenty-first century manner. He may be persuaded
to exhibit it in the Pub gallery next
week. And Charmlan McArthur,
who numbers among her accomplishments poetry, painting' and a
dozen or so languages, has composed a song, "Now It's Ended,"
which is being orchestrated, and
sounds like the real thing. Keep
listening to "Your Hit Parade,"
everybody.
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The poem, "The Surrealist to His
Love," which appeared on the
"Littery Page" two weeks ago, has
been reprinted twice since; once ln
the "Province" by James Butterfleld, who "panned" it seriously,
and then in "The Manltoban,"
which didn't even mention where
the masterpiece had been pirated
from. After this, the Muck staff
are  going to apply  for copyrights.
• • •
Dame Rumor has it that the long-
awaited film projector and public
address system for the Auditorium
are about to materialize, thanks to
the efforts of the Film Society. But
does anybody know yet what happened to the graduation gift of Arts
'35? Perhaps Chang Suey will return again this spring and take up
the search.
Education Men Will
Meet Students Sunday
E. A. Corbett and Drummond
Wren, the two Canadian Educationalists, who were unable to speak
here at last Tuesday's meeting will
meet students at an informal fireside on Sunday afternoon at 2.30.
All students who are Interested in
adult education are especially invited to attend.
The meeting will be at the home
of Mrs. Eva Taylor, 4618 West 6th
Avenue, and tea will be served. As
the speakers have other engagements that afternoon, students are
urged to be present at 8.80 sharp.
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Alberta Chooses
"Dangerous Corners"
By CLEM  L. KINO
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA,
Edmonton, Jan. 26 (W.I.P.U.) —
University of Alberta Thespians
have once again donned the shining %armor and mounted their gallant steeds, all ready for the Spring
Play. Choosing as the vehicle for
their 1837 play, J. B. Priestley's
"Dangerous Corners," the Dramatic
Society is assured of a success.
The play is a mystery drama enacted in the upper social stratum ot
present-day London. The plot centres around a dead man who exerted a powerful influence over the
characters in the play. Only seven
characters are called for in the
play, all ot whom have Important
parts to till.
The players will start their practices now, and will go into production early in March. Last year the
Dramatic Society put on "The Wind
and the Rain" as their Spring Play
production. This play was an outstanding success.
Correspondence
Editor, "Ubyssey."
Dear Madam:
Far be it from me to advocate
the muzzling of the press, but
there comes a time when empty-
headed columnists should have
their vacuous ravings at least
censored. It is all very well, I
know they are seldom read, but
—it's the once or twice that does
the damage. For Instance, ln
French 2 there has been a sudden outbreak of oral atrocities;
perspiring students are chosen
unceremoniously and led protesting feebly to the front of the
class where they are subjected to
all manner of indignities. This
menace is directly attributable to
our "friend," Darby. Will you
kindly be more considerate in
future?
PRO BONO PUBLICO.
HAT LOST
Orey fedora hat, in Arts 100, the
night ot Dr. Mclnnes' leoture at tho
Vanoouver Institute. Please bring
any Information connected with this
to  the "Ubyssey" office.
OLD SONGS
DISCUSSED
Discussing three of the earlier
schools of music, and illustrating
with examples of their work, Allard
de Ridder delivered another ln his
series of lectures on muslo, Wednesday afternoon ln the Auditorium.
RELATION OP SCHOOLS
The old English, Netherlands and
Italian Schools, ln evidence roughly
during the fifteenth and sixteenth
centuries, were dwelt upon by Mr.
de Ridder, who sketched the lives
of their chief members.
He also pointed out the Interrelation of the Schools and the Influence each had on the other, resulting ln a similarity in style ot
some of the leading composers of
the period. Thus, both Handel and
Bach were affected by some of their
contemporaries. Although the initial work was done in England and
the Netherlands, the members of
these two schools travelled to Germany and especially to Italy, where
the form and style were further developed.
CLOSE TO MODERNS
Although the music of this period ls little known nowadays, Mr.
de Ridder commented on its finish
and expression, which are remarkably close to modern sentiment.
The Muslosl Sooiety quartet
whioh aupportod Mr. de Ridder,
waa eapeolally complimented by
him for an Intsrsst and enthusiasm In polyphonic chureh muslo,
whieh made him desirous of continuing his work with ths Varsity
singers.
Kitty Hamilton, Mrs. de Ridder
and Ralph Lear also assisted Mr.
de Ridder.
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(BEING   LETTERS   RECEIVED   BY   US)
Dear Sir:—
Would you please give me some information as to the correct type
of clothing for University men to buy this Spring?
A Qlan Urquhart suit Is always .mart and praotloal. You will be
well advlaed to purohase one, Town suite will feature definite patterns
In hard finished worsted*, aueh aa Herringbones and Dlaoonala.
Double-breasted aulta will roll to the bottom button and moat will be
only four buttons. The two-button peak lapel, alngle-breaeted Jacket,
will be worn In town. Neither model will oarry flaps on tha Dockets.
The aleevea on both will have four buttons. The oountry aulta will be
out In the three-button notoh lapel model and will oarry either eloht-
Inoh aide venta or a longer oenter vent. Plain baoka will ba most
proper In these aulta.
Send ua your clothing problems.   They will
be   answered   In   thla   column   or   by   letter.
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THE      UBYSSEY
Three
SHOPPING
February means the Science Ball, Valentines day and—The Co-ed.
Remember the latter and pay a visit to BROWN BROS boys.
An orchid for the Science would insure a bid to the Co-ed. You may
order mauve, pink, brown or green by phoning Sey. 1434. A fragrant
spray of roses and violets would be appreciated, too.
For Valentine-gifts there are gay tulips, freesias or dainty hyacinths.
Pay a visit to Brown Bros. Granville street store and look over their stock
of gorgeous blooms. While you are there be sure to see the pencil thin
red tapers which will add such a festive Valentine note when added to a
flower centrepiece.
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The chivalrous Zetes have a new gag. Did you hear of the gift they
gave a co-ed this week. They opened her purse and generously filled it
with Mr. Underbill's salt and sugar.
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This week will be your last chance to take advantage of the RAI
SON BUOOIT SHOP tale.
There *r* smart straps, ties and pumps in brown, black or gray.
Campus oxfords snd silver evening sandals arm also on sale.
Of course, the lines are somewhat broken now, but If you hurry
down to 644 Granville you will find the something that pleases your
fancy In shoes.
Remember that shoe prices are going up, so utilise this sale whllo
you still .have the chance.
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The Betas, in memory of Egbertina, their pet of last yoar, hsvs
imported a new pet—a beautiful gray and white cat. We guess they
arm all just family men at heart.
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The special prices for Varsity students *r* still in effect at ARM'S
STUDIO. To get these marvellous portraits at such low prices is Indeed
s privilege. You are going to need plenty of pictures to send to admiring
relatives when you graduate, so why not order them now while you are
sure you can get them at bargain prices.
* *      •»     *
The exchange student Zete has a new name these days. Is it
because of his Dog-like qualities.
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Only today and tomorrow left to get your free Pine-A-Rol shampoo
at the RUSSIAN OUCHISS Beauty salon. If you need a finger wave or
marcel (and who doesn't) take advantage of this opportunity and phone
Trinity 4727 for an immediate appointment.
Pine-A-Rol shampoos are corrective treatments as well as shampoos
and leave the hair shining with health. And only healthy hair can take
a beautiful wave, so be sure you have your Pine-A-Rol treatment first
and then your Russian Duchess wave.
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Have you noticed the bright green stockings? Well, the cold is really
over, so maybe it is just that spring feeling coming out.
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Mrs. Paton is selling the prettiest pantie sets at the LINGIRIB SHOP
on South Granville. In soft pastel shades, including pink and nile green.
They are made of crepe de chine and are trimmed with dainty lace. A
perfect gift for yourself or someone else. There are also many crepe de
chine slips and gowns on display.
For the practical girls there are rayon pyjamas and underwear. If
you are always in a rush these are what you need, for they are easily
washed and don't need ironing.
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And did you know that one of the Alberta debaters went home to
Edmonton without his pin? He claims that he honestly, truly lost it. By
the way, it was a DU. pin, in case you find one hanging around.
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Be one step ahead of spring by wearing one of the soft woollen
sports dresses sold at MADAMS RUNGS') on South Granville. They come
in soft mauves, green, rusts and beige, some with velvet inserts in sleeves.
There is the smart beige tailored with the wide dark brown velvet collar
draped and buttoned with two gold buttons.
For afternoon there are the heavy crepes, many having the new
swinq skirts. The brilliant green crepe with the rhinestone clips at the
throat and the short puffed sleeves with the net inserts was very attractive. The wide hemline had small inserts of net spaced around it.
With the cold weather seemingly over, thoughts of spring are here.
And spring, of course, means new clothes, to pay a visit to Madame
Runge's.
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Relations between one of the senior editors and an associate are
a bit strained right now. There are rumours of a Pub duel in the air.
One of the reasons is that the former said that it was common knowledge
that a cute little blonde had been two-timing the latter for ages and
ages.
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ADVERTISING
HAVE YOUR THESES TYPED
Studenta requiring their theses
typed carefully, neatly and accurately at reasonable charges cannot
do better than to send them to Miss
Mary Hutton. They will be called
for and delivered. Telephone Bay-
view 4994.
GLOVES  LOST
Lost, a pair of brown leather
gloves, wool lined. Findet please
turn in same to Mr. Home's office.
Freshette Suffers
Dislocated Hip
Sleighing accidents took their
first toll of University students the
other day when Amelia Pendray of
Victoria, flrst year Arts, received a
dislocated hip.
Together with other students, she
was sleighing down Sasamat hill
towards the beach, when the sled,
which was travelling at considerable speed, continued across the
sand and crashed into a log. She
was thrown from the sled, suffering a dislocated hip together with
other minor injuries. She will be
confined to St. Paul's"Hospital for
at least two weeks.
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SOCEAL
MEWS
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In the warm southern atmosphere
of the Spanish Grill, members of
the Junior Class, all loyal subjects
of Prom Queen Peggy Fox, dined
and danced last night to the well-
known strains of Mark Kenney's
orchestra on the occasion of Arts
'88*8 third successful class party,
the Junior Prom.
Noticed at the head table were:
Dean and Mrs. Daniel Buchanan,
Dean M. L. Bollert, and honorary
president Professor and Mrs. F.
Brand, who were acting as patrons.
FORMAL GOWNS
Regis Hicks, titian candidate for
queenahlp, was noticed wearing a
maroon velvet fitted gown, the bodice of which was gathered at the
shoulder line. The set of the deep
V-neckllne, a small collar fastened
by a brilliant clip encircled the
throat.
Beverley Cunningham, vice-president of the class, chose periwinkle
blue lace cut on princess lines on a
net yoke fastened with threo small
buttons in the back. Puffed sleeves
of lace entone completed the ensemble.
■OWERY PARTY
A bowery setting was the background for the Phrateres' Spaghetti Dinner, when 70-odd members
gathered to manipulate the slippery
Italian dish. Empty bsor bottles
on small white tables, colored
streamers overhead, and flickering
candle-light gave the desired atmosphere.
Following supper the girls had
community singing, accompanied
by Edith Oray at the piano. Then
an amateur show, with Biddy Mo-
Nell as master of ceremonies, the
ultimate winners being "The guests
from One-Horse Crick" In the persons of Joy Cameron and Margaret
McLellan.
TINY   GIRLS   PLEASE
The highlight of the evening was
the dancing of two diminutive little
girls, Marian and Dorothy Dewar,
guest artists. Cousins, aged seven,
they won encores with their Russian folk-dances and clever tapping.
They were accompanied by Myrtle
Dewar.
The party was arranged by
Frankle Montgomery, assisted by
the vice-presidents of Phrateres'
sub-chapters.
•        •        •
ENGINEERS' OPEN HOUSE
With the Engineers' inimitable
technique in planning Science Balls,
Engineers' Open House will be held
at the Commodore on February 11.
In charge ot the arrangements
are: Phil Emery, Oordon Bain, John
Brynelson. Oordle Morris, Bill Dayton and Oordle Snelling.
Heading the committee for the
sale of tickets, which ls expected
to be very successful, ts Pat Love,
treasurer of S.M.U.S.
TRAVELLER
Professor King Gordon, who will
speak again today in Arts 100 at
noon. About 300 heard his address Tuesday, when he spoke
on Europe.
Rush From Follies
Breaks Two Doors
The overwhelming enthusiasm for
which U. B. C. students are noted
upon occasions of great Import ran
true to form at the Thursday premiere showing of the famed and
muoh advertised Follies of Vancouver's elite sooiety in the auditorium, Wednesday noon.
In fact, the enthusiasm ran out
the door with such overwhelming
athletlo form that two doors of the
auditorium hung squee-gee on their
hinges in limp, mute testimony of
student self-expression and occasioned none too mute comments on
the part ot carpenters as they struggled manfully to replace dais doors
before the De Ridder lecture, scheduled  for  two  hours  later.
ATHLETIC   REPS.'   NOTICE
There will be a meeting of the
Athletic representatives on Monday in the council room at 12.16.
It is very essential that all these
people turn out.
CARS WANTED
Transportation wanted tor Pep
Meeting entertainers. Will supply
gas for two-way trips. Oet ln touch
with Wiif Williams or Al Killin,
care of the Pep Club, Immediately.
INTRAMURALS
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
(Fridays)
Friday, January 16th—
Agric. vs. Arts '37.
Arts '40 vs. Sc. '40.
Friday, January 22nd—
Sc. '39 vs. Arts '89.
Sc. '38 vs. Arts '88.
Friday, January 29th—
Sc. '37 vs. Educ.
PLANNING
FORESEEN
Prof. King Oordon in his leoture
Tuesday noon, "Behind the Head*
lines," stated that the international
pattern is entering an era of planned political economy.
THREE TRENDS
Three characteristics of the present-day situation tend to make this
view of a system of planned economy more oertaln are, the breakdown of the collective security system, tbe emergence of a new political factor—the Fascist state, and
the Increasing stability ot the
Soviet Union.
The speaker supported his views
with illustrations drawn trom his
acquaintance of aotlons adopted by
the League of Nations, which he
stated had been "built on Idealistic
and democratic ideas," in former
crises.
PASOIST STATES
"Out of 20 states, IB are Fascist
or nearly Fascist. This type of government represents the destruction
of tbe will for peace in that nation.
The dictators use it to gain political
power and not to maintain international peace," he stated.
"The greatness of the Soviet
Union is undlsputable," ho continued, "and lt is probably the strongest military nation ln the world.
The group who understands the social and politically planned system
will be those who will head the future International scheme," he concluded.
Professor England
Speaks Tomorrow
Lecturing on "The Threat to Disinterested Education: A Challenge,"
Professor Robert England, newly
appointed Director of Adult Eduoatlon at the University, will open
the Spring Session of the Vanoouver Institute tomorrow night In
the Auditorium.
Born in the north of Ireland,
Prof. England has had an interesting and varied career. He served
three years in France with the
Royal Canadian Regiment, and was
awarded the Military Cross. Coming to Canada, he won a year's
scholarship at the Sorbonne for his
special study of Ukrainian and
other foreign settlements in Saskatchewan. After a six-year term
of office with the Canadian National
Railway in London, he came to
Winnipeg, where he has done notable work in the Canadianization
of foreign-born r.ettlers.
Dodie Brown Coming
For Tuesday Rally
Another noon hour entertainment
will be staged next Tuesday, according to reports from the Pep
Club. For the purpose of advertising the Frosh Class party, the
show will feature Jack Williamson's orchestra, from the Oriental
Gardens, with Miss "Dodie" Brown
as the star songstress and dancer.
An Interesting part of the program will be the old-fashioned class
draw on the stage, when blushing
freshmen and freshettes will be
mated at the discretion ot Lady
Luck. Class fees must be paid today, however, or the party is all
off, the class executive announces.
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Correspondence
Bdltor, "Ubyssey."
Dear Madame:
Elxlsts there a "U" so lifeless
and dead? I wonder. Last week
our Students Council spent $100
to bring to the campus the debaters from Bdmonton. They en-
Joyed the trip out, the visit to our
campus, etc., and seemed very
favorably Impressed. And then
came tho night of tbe debate I
Under the circumstances they did
marvellously, but who can do
their best before an audience ot
less than 60? Exclusive ot judges,
reporters, and the personal
friends of the debaters, there
were 19 people present—by actual count of one ot tbe visiting
debaters. They were half beaten
before the debate started because
our speakers were prepared tor
this and practically expected it.
This University Is not 26 years
old and already it has one foot
ln the grave, and goodness knows
how long we'll be able to keep
the other out as far as student
activities got
In Alberta they advertise their
debates. An advertisement is
placed ln each downtown paper
and signs are put up on telephone
poles, etc, ln strategio centres ot
the city.   It may not be dignified
enough tor Varsity  students  at
U. B. O. but lt brings results.
It would certainly have been
better to have made the debato
last Friday free to the students
and had a orowd, thus giving tha
speakers a fair chanoe, than to
change an admission and — get
empty seats.
Yours disgustedly,
One of the Nineteen.
Bdltor, Ubyssey, Oampus.
Dsar Madam:
As lt is well known It has beon
the custom ot tho graduating
class to prssent a gift to the University. As a not unprejudtoed
member of Arts '87 I would like
the class to think over the advisability of presenting the university with a 16 mm. sound projector for visual education. Tho
price is within the limits ot tho
olass purse. Its obvious utility
need not be discussed at this
time.
Think it over, Arts '37.
Yours truly,
L. A. ALLBJN.
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WANTED—Ono Lo Capltatnc Fra-
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THE      UBYSSEY
Friday, January 29, 1937
Harmer and Taylor Lead Ice Squad Against Huskies
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Campus
Sportlite
by
DICK ELSON
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BAD MANNERS
This matter may have no place in
a sports column, but nevertheless I
think somebody ahould have something to say about the downright
bad manners of several members of
the student body at the pep meeting on Wednesday.
A certain amount of horseplay on
the part of a few of the younger
members of a university audience
is understandable and perhaps ex-
cusible. But there is such a thing
as carrying it too far.
Perhaps the "gentleman" who
sat in the front row of the balcony
Wednesday will keep this in mind
in future.
The days of vigilantes are over,
but there are times when a similar
organisation on this campus could
do a lot of good.
The Big Block Club?
MYSTERY  SOLVED
A few people have been asking
what happened to Archie Byers*
proposed mid-winter swim.
Here's the inside story:
It seems that when Archie said
he would make his cold experiment he asked for only three
things In return—an automobile,
a camera (as proof) and a bottle
of over proof rum. Items one and
two were easily obtained, but
somehow the bottle of rum was
not easily  forthcoming.
So Archie kept his clothes on.
That waa three weeks ago, and
to date the problem of the rum
has not been solved.
The line forms at the right.
ODDS AND ENDS
Henderson receives more publicity about his scholastic standing
than his basketball playing . . . ap
Roberts claims the record for the
number of times his name is misspelled . . . what happened to the
inter-fraternity bowling league last
year? . . . Soccer seems to have
reached a new low this year .  . .
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HOCKEY RETURNS AS U. B. C.
ICE MEN MEET WASHINGTON
"With Harmer and Taylor in there, and with Shirreff
at top form in goal, I contemplate a victory ln tomorrow's
game."
Thus spoke Qordon (Gus) Mathias, efficient coach of
Varsity's hockey team, on the game with the University of
Washington Huskies set for Saturday night at 8, in the
Forum.
CLASSY  FORWARDS
STOP PRESS
HOCKEY GAME FRIDAY (To-Nlte)
not Saturday as elsewhere Indicated.
ICE
PICKS
Comes tonight the flrst game of
the annual hockey series between
the University of Washington and
the University of B. C. The Thunderbirds have tMs year an aggregation of puckchasers that could take
on and defeat any amateur team In
the city. Included thia year on the
line-up are Ave players from the
prairies and several more from the
interior of B. C, with the result
that all the members have been
practically brought up on skates.
Heeding Coach Mathias' plea to
get in shape, Goalie Hugh Shirref
and Forward Chas. Guiget journeyed to the gym and decided to
do a little wrestling. The result was
a terrific bend in the neck for Shirref and a wrecked vertebrae for
Gluget. Instead of being in shape
they are now in all kinds of shapes
trying to move with the least pos
slble pain.
Clarence Taylor, chief scoring
threat for the Birds, is a real
hockey player, but in the matter of
dressing himself his ability ranks
with that of a three-cornered pant-
er. After a strenuous workout at
the gym he proceeded to put his
vest on backwards and he couldn't
understand what was wrong with It
So all paths lead to the Forum
tonight where there will be given
a sclntllatlng performance of Canada's national pastime replete with
all the spills and thrills that have
made It the fastest game in the
world.
Livingston, golf prexy, claims that
he has plans for a northwest tour
this spring . . . Carey claims that
the proposed rugby trip to California is still far from a realisation
. . . "One beer one gulp" Colthurst
objects to being described as a biff
moose . . . Maury Van Vliet is the
unofficial "Chink Champ" of Varsity, after defeating three members
of the inter-A basketball team,
SINGLE HANDED.
NOTES
PRAISE
Deserving of praise this year
Is the hockey club for the fine
spirit they have shown In arranging the present series of games
with Washington. Let us hope
they have more luck this year
than they did last, when they lost
(after travelling all the way to
Seattle) only because their regular goalie was unable to play.
SPRING
With snow and Ice still on the
grounds, thoughts of spring are
still removed from our minds . . .
but perhaps it is not too early to
remind the Greeks of their annual softball tournament. . . . Last
year it was quite late in the term
before they remembered It.
CHESS THINK OF IT!
You never can tell how far an
idea will develop. At the Council
meeting on Monday night John
Wltbeck, after hearing of the
Archery by wire competition,
suggested a chess by wire tournament with Harvard.
"Oh    Promise    Me"   That    You'll
Take  Me to  Robin  Hood.
Taylor (Clarence—"Big Block"
—Taylor), aided by Jim Ussher
and Paul Trussell, forwards, will
give the team Its speed and organisation,  Jim   Harmer,   Angle
Provensano, and Jack Stevenson
will     contribute    stability     and
steadiness.  And to top that—this
year the team has a goalkeeper
—a real goalkeeper.   He's Brob-
dlgnaglan Hugh Shirreff, of Alberta, a veteran netminder who
has been playing for a Westminster team all year, and is assuredly In prime condition.
Also from the Prairies have come
the   Brothers   Guiget,   Marcel   and
Charles. Both these boys are fast—
veritable "Flying Frenchmen," yet
they use their heads, playing with
coolness and intelligence.
LAST YEAR'S PLAYERS
And then there are the reliables
of the team of last year—Framp
Price, Maury I ambert and Frank
Perry, all of whom play in forward
positions. That completes the roster of players who will take the ice
on Friday night against their perennial enemies—the Huskies of
Washington. Although no definite
information has been divulged as
regards the merits of the Washing-
tonians, it is rumored that their
team is weaker than that of last
year. Even at that, their squad will
be a strong one with their efficient
coaching  and  training facilities.
FAITH IN SHIRREFF
"If we can prevent them going
on a scoring spree in the flrst few
minutes of the game, as was the
case last year, I think we will be
able   to   hold   them   down,"   said
Coach Gordie Mathias yesterday.
"Another big factor in the game
will be the goal keeping," he continued.   "We are putting a lot of
faith in Shirreff, as last year we
consider that we lost the game In
the net."
From all indications, Goalie Shirreff  will   justify   all   hopes   put   in
him.   In case of injury to Shirreff,
a substitute goalie in the person of
Jack Warne will be on hand. Warne
plays in the net in the local Junior
League.
DOUBLE-HEADER
Tickets for the match will be on
sale in the quad and can be obtained
from any of the fore-mentioned
players. The game will be preceded
by Bruins vs. Cubs tilt—the double-
header starting at 8 o'clock.
Hcnd
enaerson
St
ars
As Varsity Beats
Adanacs
Led by "Hunk" Henderson and
"Burp" Wllloughby, the V. B. C.
cagers speeded to a 88-25 win over
Adanacs in Wednesday night's Intercity hoop fixture to take over
top spot in the loop standings. The
win puts the Thunderbird squad
two points ahead of Province, who,
however, have four games left to
play  while  Varsity  has  only two.
Holding a definite edge throughout the game, the students' fast
breaks and smooth plays kept them
well out in front all the way.
Chiefly due to Henderson's sharp-
shooting, the Thunderbirds quickly
opened up a substantial lead which
they held without difficulty to end
the period six points to the good,
19-13.
After the breather, the  students
continued their winning ways, stepping away from the yellow-shirts to
win  easily.
EDDIE ARMSTRONG  PLAYS
Wednaaday'a game saw the return of Ed Armatrong to tha basketball fold. Ed, as some of the
octogenarians In the fourth and
fifth year will remember, played
for Province when they won the
Dominion ehamplonahlp in 1934.
Handeraon led the aeorlng with
12 points, followed by Wllloughby with 11.
More flavour
— yet milder
Buckingham
CIOAR-TTIS
B74-J6
Track Managers Finally
Arrange Arts '30
Next Friday at 12.30, all those aspirants to track honors
will struggle forth Into the chilly air bent on winning the
Arts '30 regardless of Ice, snow, hell and high-water. Although the meet was postponed from before Christmas, a
large number of contestants are expected to be on hand.
PADDY SHOULD WIN
Last year's winner, Paddy Colthurst, looks like the loglosl man
to tsks this raee. Paddy's long
strlds snd grsat stamina ars Just
whst mother ordered for thla type
of raos. However, strong competition Is sure to be offered by
Pondrsy and MoCombor. Psndrsy
might pull another surprlss win
as ha did In Viotorla. Alfle Allen
of the Seleneemon, Is snothsr
conslstsnt polnt-gstter who will
sursly figure smong the first
three flnlshsrs.
All those who Intend to enter,
are aaked to algn their namea and
class numbera on a shsst whioh
will bs plsoad at ths foot of the
Caf. stairs for that purpose.
All  trackmen are  asked  to have
their pictures taken before the end
of  this   week  if  they   wish   to  see
them   In   the   Totem.
CO-ED
SPORTS
By MYRNE NEVISON
Scoring a surprise win, 20-16,
over the highly touted Spencer
girls, Varsity senior hoopettes
moved one step further toward a
playoff berth and a chance at the
championship.
Jumping into the lead at the flrst
of the game the co-eds managed to
stay ahead,' although they were
challenged ln the last quarter, and
to win by a, margin of five whole
points.
RUTH WILSON STARS
A remarksbls performance waa
turned In by Ruth Wilson (a second Pringle) who took time out
from super-guarding to soore 12
polnta. Ae uaual, Ena Clarks
plsyad a good game at guard.
The ol' sohool spirit Is Improving, yes Indssd — s Unlveralty
student actually wont all the way
down to MoDonald Qym Just for
ths expreaa purpoae of seeing the
Blue and Qold toam play. Or did
he go Juat to see a oortaln forward  do  hor stuff.
INTERMEDIATES LOUSY
Merrily ohaslng elusive Whip-
peta around at ths oampua gym
Wadneaday, the Intermediate oo-
eda flnlahad up their eeason in
grand style by losing out by the
olosa  acore of 30-1.
Top-aeoror was Adrlenne Collins, who ssnk s free shot.
Unofficial statistics show that
this "Wonder" team soored an
average of four points per game
this sesson and had 39 tallied
agslnst them.
WHIPPETS TARDY
But the most amusing incident
happened before the game. Seven
o'clock arrived and the game was
due to start. The co-eds sat patiently waiting but, no Whippets.
Seven-thirty arrived — still no
Whippets. But did the co-eds sit
patiently waiting? Not on your life.
With lusty yells and cheers they
claimed the game, picturing great
publicity—"Slop Press! Intermediates win game!!" But it was not
to be. Just ln the middle of this
celebration in walked the Whippets
ready to play. The result—80-1, not
for the Varsity hopefuls.
ATTENTION- TEAM
MANAGERS
All toam managers must
make team photograph arrangements with Aber before
Tuesday. Also, minor sports
team managers must turn in
a 60-word report on their
team for the Totem on the
same date.
DICK ELSON.
Sports Editor.
FACULTY "OK't"
CALIFORNIA TRIP;
RUGGERS TO DECIDE
Late Wednesday afternoon the
Faculty of the University of B. C.
decided that the matter ot the proposed trip to Berkeley by the rugby
club was permissible as far as they
were concerned and left the whole
thing up to the team. However,
they left the boys with quite a problem. A guarantee ot 91400 is necessary before the trip can be made
and it ia somewhat doubtful if the
University of California can raise
this sum. Also, as the trip would
take place some time next month
and last about ten days, the U.B.C.
men would miss a good portion ot
valuable pre-exam pepping. Nothing is definite as yet, but the boys
are hopeful of being able to make
the  American  trip.
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