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 The Ubyssey
VOL. XXXIII
VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1951
NO. 43
Brickbats
by Jim Banham
I ran across the ner.test trick
of the week for raising campaign funds the other night
while eating dinner in that
underground boiler factory
known as the cefeterb.
I discovered that a UBC fraternity, who plan to run a candidate
for a secondary student council
post this yea/, are raising funds
for his personal treasury by raffling off a couple of bottles op whiskey. The proceeds will be used to
publicise the young man, who will
presumably be' sober when he
greets prospective voters.
Which Is more than we will probably be able to say tor those who
win the fire water.
,18  IT  LIQAL?
\ One student who accosted me in
the cafeteria wanted to know if
this process was a legal one and
within the framework and code
of the Alma Mater Society asstim-
The question of the legality of
such a practise on the part of this
fraternity of red-blooded young
men fails to arouse any emotive
response  sin  me.
1 can think of only one question:
Where ln hell can 1 buy a ticket?
SS* Sf* Sfi
The resourcefulness of Acadia
and Port Camp residents and one
young lady on the executive of thc
Arts Undergraduate Society were
Impressed upon me this week In a
little story worth telling here.
The young lady ln question contacted Brock Hall Janitors and
members of the snack bar last
week and informed them that the
Arts Undergraduate Society were
going to hold a free dance In the
lounge of the student building Saturday night.
EXTRA   SUPPLIES
Accordingly, the snack bar stocked up with extra sandwiches, cake
nnd doughnuts and prepared (or
rush business. BUI Bradshaw, proctor of the building, got extra commissioners out and prepared himself for an evening of supervision.
There was only one hitch in the
plans: tiie young lady failed to
Inform the student body that there
would be a dance.
At any rate, a hurry up call to
both resident camps brought hordes
of eager young men stampeding towards the campus Intent on claiming a mate for the evening.
When It was found that there
were not enough young ladles to
go around, the males charged off
to the women's residences and confiscated enough of the opposite sex
to being the total dance population
to 75.
The snack bar did $10 worth of
business thus losing only $10 on
the deal—which may or may not
be  consolation,
Low Student
I
■Hon-Engineer
Finally Elected
Grad Treasurer
A student outside the faculty
of applied science has finally been
elected to the executive of thc
graduating class.
The redshlrt stranglehold was
broken yesterday with the elect-
tion ot Ken Murphy, a third year
law student, to the executive as
treasurer.
Murphy's election was necessitated by the withdrawal of Newt
Cornish from UHC because of sickness in the post-Christmas term.
Only 110 grads turned out yesterday to elect Murphy.
rrofessor P. \V. Vernon, of the
department of mechanical and el-
ectrlcal engineering was elected
honorary president of the graduating class hy the meeting. Di'-
Malcolmn Melntyre, professor In
the law faculty will act as honorary   vice-president.
Two suggestions were advanced
by the meeting for the gift of the
graduating class to the unive
sity. Largest number of votes went
In the suggestion of glass basketball blackboards in the War Memorial liyin.
First Campus Fraternity House
ARCHITECT'S DREAM and Phi Delta Theta's dream—soon
io be realized for both—is the sketch of the fraternity's new
house. The building will be officially opened in September.
Three Males Eye
Big, Private Desk
Lyon  Files Last - minute  Papers;
Two Battle For WUS Presidency
Three campus men have made it known officially they
.vould like to spend next year in the private office with the
^tttsized desk in the south end of Brock Hall.
Last to file his papers as a presidential candidate in the
February 7 elections was Vaughan Lyon. His move followed
quickly on the announcement of his resignation as president of
"student Liberal Club.
Ivan Feltham and Al Wescott filed earlier.
 *   Contending   the   Women's   Un
Far East Professor
Speaks Here Friday
On Malayan Affairs
Students interested ln Par Eastern affairs will have an opportunity to obtain some first hand Information when Prof. E. H. G. Dobby, head of the department
geography at the University of
Singapore, speaks on "Malaya —
Panama of the East" Friday at
12:30 p.m. In Engineering 200.
Pror. Dobby, a British trained
geographer, taught ln Singapore
both before and after the war and
Is presently on his way back to
the Orient after spending a term
as a special guest lecturer at Yale
University.
Frosh Date Bureau
At Annual Frolic
Bashful freshmen and freshettes
won't have an excuse when it
conies to attending the Frosh
Frolic February 0 in the lounge
ot  Brock Hall.
Dateless freshmen need only
drop their names Into a box In
the east entrance of Brock Hall
and a special committee will provide them with eacorts,
Tickets will he on sale ln the
quad box office at 12:30 p.m. on
February ">. They will also be on
sale at the door.
dergraduate Society presidency elections the same day will be Doreen Albrecht, second year Home
Ec. and Mary I^ett, third year Arts.
Ivan Feltham, third year Arts
student and member of the present council offers a policy of
"sound administration based on a
working knowledge of the AMS.''
Main stress Is placed on reform of
Council membership to make
that body  more representative.
Other points In Feltham's program include: completion of the
gym "as soon as possible" aud
with money from outside sources:
Individual checking accounts for
undergraduate societies: a university "open-house" next spring.
Al Westcott, president of Ca-
and second candidate to enter the
nadlan Legion, University Branch
ring, announced he was not prepared to make a statement this
early in the campaign. His specific
proposals will be made known at
Friday's meeting, he said.
A 26-year-old student of Social
Work, Wegtcott believes that the
function of the AMS president Is
to give guidance to council meetings and all possible assistance
to the elected representatives on
the council in carylng out the wishes of the student body.
Last minute candidate Vaughan
Lyon, who resigned from his position as president of the Liberal
Club because he felt "politics and
student government do not mix''
comes out strongly In favour of
"making Vancouver citizens university conscious."
Opening of the gym, he feels,
will be an opportunity to begin a
publicity campaign that will eventually have Vancouver looking to
the university for all Its athletic
entertainment.
AUS Grant Stopped
By Councils Action
'LET'S DANCE'
SCHEDULED
FOR FRIDAY
Inspired  by  the  succeit of
their "Pre-Exam Jam" tea-
dance before Chrletmae, Dance
Club haa planned "Let'e
Dance" for February second,
dancing from 3:30 to 6:30 In
Brock  Lounge.
Proceeds, from the ten cent
admission will be turned over
to the Oym Fund.
Undergrad Society Budget Cut
After Saturday's Dance Flops
Budget of the Arts Undergraduate Society has been suspended indefinitely as a result of a dance in Brock Hall Saturday night which lost more than $40 for the Alma Mater
Society.
Phi Delts
Construct
House'
Campus Grt-tk Row
Btgins Stptember
Twenty-one years of pledging and saving will culminate
this September in the opening
of the first on-campus fraternity house by Phi Delt.» Theta.
Construction on the $38,000 house
began last week when the bulldozer dug out the first stumps.
The fraternity has been trying for
three years to get the project
started but has been stalled by
red tape and rising building costs.
The lot was first cleared by mem-
berg a year ago Christmas.
MODERN STRUCTURE
The modern, two-storey house Is
being built opposite the new gymnasium - between Wesbrook Crescent and Western Parkway. Built
to accomodate ten residents and
contain capacity for one hundred
guests, the house is designed to
allow for two-way expansion. The
fraternity hopes to be able to house
every out-of-town member on the
campus.
The main floor will feature a
dining room with one wall of glass
looking on to a paved terrace; a
large main lounge and attractive
fire-place; and a smaller residents'
living-room. A large amount of the
$5,000 for furnishings will be used
in equipping a modern, up-to-date
kitchen.
MONEY  PLEDGED
Money has been raised chiefly by
pledges of $100 from each member
payable on his graduation, to the
building fund. Built on a lot 160
x250 feet, president Art Phillips has
stated that the garden will be looked after by the pledges.
Furnishing will be done by the
enthusiastic mothers' club which
has already raised about $1,000.
The construction ls expected to
be completed by July but the official opening will wait until UBC
opens In the fall.
The group failed to Inform coordinator of activities Jim Midwinter of the free dance and engaged Brock Hull snack bar help
and janitors for the evening.
NO PUBLICITY
No publicity wos given the dance
and no one attempted to set publicity, John McKinnon, treasurer
of the AMS said Wednesday. The
budget was suspended at student
council meeting Monday night at
Midwinter's request. His motion
was seconded by McKinnon.
ln making the motion, Midwinter
accused the AUS of "mishandling
of AUS activities, with particular
reference to the dance held January 27, 1951 . . . "He recommended that the budget be suspended
"until a full explanation of their
future activities haa been presented to the AMS treasurer and coordinator."
Only one couple showed up at the
Saturday night dance according to
Brock Ostrom, president of the
Men's Athletic Association, who
was working in the building with
coordinator Midwinter at the time.
RESIDENT CAMPS
By calling both resident camps
on the campus, the student councillors got 75 people at the student
building.
AMS president Nonte Donaldson
said the AUS budget would only
be suspended until the group could
give an account of its activities
for the rest of this year.
The group had planned a series
of six free dances during the second part of the term, according to
Jim  Midwinter.
Twttn Clouts
Religious Group
To Present
Speaker Today
"Christian Science: l?o* It'
Works" will be the topic of
Mr. Archibald Carey. CSB, Of
Detroit,   Michigan   when   h«
speaks today at 12:30 p.m. in
Physics 200.
UN CLUE will meet to discuss
and vote on the brief today at 12:30
in Arts 100. Meeting is scheduled
for two hours.
JOHN DeWOLFE will give a program of Negro Folk music to members ot the Jazz Society Friday
at 12:30 p.m. in the Jazz Society
Club Room.
MUSIC APPRECIATION CLUI
will present Spanish Music by
Orjandos and Camplna at 12:30
p.m. Friday in the Men's Club
Room, Brock Hall.
MEETING OP IRC Is scheduled
Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Stage
Room of Brock Hall. There will
be a discussion of the achievement
of peace through the' UN.
UBC NEWMAN CLUB annual
formal takes place Monday, February 5, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. In
Brock Hall. Admission Is $2.60 per
couple.
TLC LEADER Tom Alsbury will
address a Civil Liberties union
meeting at 12:30 p.m. Friday in
Engineering 200. His subject will
be "Labor and Civil Rights."
Club Fizz-Ed Stages
Performance Today
Modern dancing will be stressed by members of the Physical
Education Undergraduate Society when they stage the first
performance of "Club Fizz-Ed" during the two-hour noon hour
today. *	
Auditions Soon
Radsoc Announce
Today's performance ls a special student matinee and admission
is 15 cents, Another show will be
staged Friday at 8:30 p.m., open
to the general public and students.
Ouest entertainers from the Vancouver Normal School will perform In an adagio act and two cam-
More than, 90 students will walk
the boards before the footlights
and 30 more will be in charge of
settings and costumes behind the
scenes. Format of the program Is
cabaret style.
Radio Society officials will hold
auditions this week seeking talent
for a drama course at CBR.
Auditions will be held Friday at
2:.10 p.m. ln the society's studios
in the south basement of Brock
Hall.
A drama series over a national
network is planned, using students
enrolled ln the course. •
CONTRAST TO AUSTRIA
New Canadian Finds Welcome, Security Here
(Brigitta is a Hungarian DP
student who arlved here last
fall under auspices of International Student Service.)
By   BRIGITTA   BAILLA
Austria  is  ii land of mountains
and rushing rivers.
It is the first station where
those who have escaped from behind the Iron Curtain on a moonless night find relative security-
tor such a long time.
These people have left behind
a security they have not known
their homes and families—all those
things which they have striven for
such a long time to gain.
Most of these people were escaping imprisonment and concentration camps, because Ihey upheld their beliefs in human rights,
because they wanted to carry ou
Iheir religious beliefs, and because
j they refused lo accept a hyporri
| iifii 1 stand.
These people fled from their
country, and their flight was not
easy. They had to take the risk
of being shot by the border guards
or arrested before arriving In the
Bitlsh or American zones ln Austria.
Among the thousands of refugees in the tamps in Austria, there
are hundreds of young people who
have had to interrupt their stu
dies. Some of these students are
working, their studies are neglect
ed. Wages are too low to permit
them to further their education.
Besides this, the work is physically exacting, for they do the jobs
the native Austrian would not do.
The ISS is trying to assist some
of these students to carry on their
education In Austria. However, the
main objective of tills organisation
is to maintain a close contact with
the universities of the Weslern
Hemisphere, which are represent
ed   in    thc    International   Student
Service.
Through these channels the organization establishes the connection which permits the students
to Immigrate to a country, to complete their studies ond to start
a new life.
The refugee student has fled his
homeland, where he lacked security. During his stay in Austria,
the student must look after himself. Were It • not for the aid of
ISS the student would have little
hope for the future. These students
were outcasts in the country they
left and are outcasts In the country which sheltered them in Western  Europe.
The student's trip to his nev
land is organized by IHO (International Refugee Organization.)
I He hoards the ship with hundreds
i of other immigrants, full of ap-
I prehension as to how the people
of Canada  will  recei\o  him.
He experienced air-raids during
the war, suffering flight and humiliation afterwards. Will he now
niget fresh rebukes and mockery"
Will he be rejected once again?
I think the answer to this question 1$ best expressed in a sentence I read a few clays ago in a
local paper. It was just a "space-
filler," hidden between two articles. It read.
"There are no foreigners in Canada, but there are many new Canadians.''
Maybe during the first few
months, while the Immigrant student is overcoming the barrier of
language and is adjusting to a new
way of life, lie does not realize
what Canada is giving him. lie
has found a country which he
can call his own—a country to re
place the one that was taken away.
lie can build a new homo for the
one   which   was   dest roved,   lie   can
believe and express his Ideas freely—without the fear of prison and
tortue. He finds friends who understand him. Now he can do the
work he has been trained for—he
wants to work, because he is no
longer forced to,
What more can a country offer
than peace of mind, understanding,
security  and   hope  In  the  future"
We new Cnnadlnns find rebuilding our lives a thrilling experience. We feel deeply that we belong to this land, our slncerest
wish is to make the greutest contributions we can to our country
and to our fellow Canadians.
It was a rainy, dismal morning
when I first stepped on Canadian
I soil. There, above the entrance to
; the Immigration office at the Mon
i (real Airport I read "Welcome to
i Canada!"
N'ow    I    really    know    what    that
means. Page 2
THE UBYSSEY
Thursday, February 1, 1951
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF     RAY  FR08T
GENERAL STAFF: Senior Editors, Ann Lunghein, Marl Stainsby, John Napler-Hemy;
Copy Kditor, Jim Banham; CUP Kditor. Joan Churchill; Women's Kditor, Joan Fraser,
Sports Kditor, Alex MacGlllivray: Fine Arts Kditor, John llrocklngton; Editorial Writers,
Lea Armour, Hal Tennant; Photography, Tommy Hatcher.
Senior Editor This Issue—MAR| STAINSBY
Associate Editor—JIM ROSS
WRITERS THIS ISSUE:
Doug Upex Eve Grantham Ann Langbeln
Jim Banham Elsie Oorbat Joan Churchill
Letters To The Editor
We're Not Red, But
If any member of the Canadian Peace
Assembly deserves a pat on the back from
an anti-communist source, that person is Dr.
James Endicott, who spoke to UBC students
Monday.
Few of us can still help wondering
whether world peace is the only important
motive prompting Dr. Endicott to run around
the globe on a seemingly endless speaking
tour.
But, nevertheless, those of us who heard
him cannot help admit that Dr. Endicott puts
up a formidable argument opposing the United States point of view in the present world
struggle.
We are not willing to accept r.aivc-ly the
supposition that Dr. Endicott is presenting the
whole  truth  and  nothing  but.
But on the other hand we are completely
unwilling to accept the criticism that Dr. Endicott is "Red-tinged," and therefore his
entire argument is nothing but a pack of
lies.
For one thing, many of the sources of
his evidence, though not necessarily valid,
come from the American side of the argument, a point which should indicate that at
least the whole question is not thf* simple
black-and-white problem that U.S and Soviet
propagandists alike would have us believe.
Whatever many of us may suspect about
Dr. Endicott's motives, few should remain
unconvinced that the man really believes
what he says.
The unfortunate thing about any Endicott today is that as a world figure he must
^an one way or the other.
Anyone who presented the whole side
of both arguments, if such can be known,
would sink into immediate oblivion.
He would be scorned by both camps, and
the dollars which now enable Jamos Endicott
to continue circling the globe would probably go to finance similar expeditions by
someone of more doubtful integrity.
More Of The Same
An-extra big bouquet should go to
Dorothy Somerset and all other English
Department members responsible for producing Ben Johnson's "The Alchemist."
As one of our columnists expressed it
earlier, "Dorothy Somerset has clone it
again."
What could have been added to that
statement is the fact that we can now be certain that the success of their production,
"Masses and Man," last year was no mere
accident.
"The Alchemist" has confirmed the belief, of all who saw it, that in terms of theatre
know-how, Miss Somerset and her crew have
plenty of what it takes.
Though many of the troop this year were
little more than novice actors, they showed
confidence and ability in tackling a play than
many a more experienced cast might stay
away from.
It's an inescapable fact that, despite the
Elizabethan dialogue of the play, its action
demands as fast a pace as many a Broadway
farce.
Our student actors kept this pace and
kept it almost consistently.
We believe we speak for the entire audiences of both nights' presentation;: when we
express the hope that the English Department
will see fit to keep pace with its own commendable record, by giving many enjoyable
performances in future years.
It's not too late to hope that the Physical
Education group's "Club Fizz-Ed" has
more "fizz" than fizzle.
We understand that a UBC fraternity is
raffling off two bottle of liquor to raise
funds for an AMS election campaign.
Perhaps the election will be a two-way
race between J. Barleycorn and Lord
Calvert.
Critic On The Hearth
At the last concert of the Vancouver
Symphony, interest was centered around
soprano Lois Marshall and justly so. The
conductor Nicholas Goldschmidt, as he has
evidenced in his direction of the CBC Opera
Company, is primarily a vocal coach and not
a symphonic conductor. Although his interpretations are not without their points of
interest, his command of an orchestra is still
insecure. ,
Miss Marshall on the other hand is certainly Canada's most accomplished and talented young singer. Her voice is big and
beautiful. However her upper rango is not
yet sufficeiitly supported to give it the same
luxurious quality evident in the rest of the
voice.
I think that Sunday wa.s perhaps tho
brasses' clay off. Certainly their accompanying work in the "Fidelio" aria sung by Miss
Marshall was more inept than any of Iheir
many previous catastrophes.
by John Brockington
Madelynne Green, a mime-dancer, displayed a rather strained type of charm in her
program of satirical and interpretive dances
last Thursday. Perhaps the most highly developed aspect of her talent was a neat musical sense. I felt that Miss Green was at her
best when being naively comical. Her plain
face and stocky body seemed most believable
when projecting simpletons.
Far more exciting and skilful to my mind
were the Indian Dancers sent up from the
University of Washington in connection with
a touring display of authentic Indian wearing apparel. The dancer's costumes were happily conceived with bright colours and their
movements showed the disiplined result of
intelligent, intensive study and research.
But these remarks on the dance are little
mote than literary impressions. I have yet
1o discover any appreciable difference between (he Charleston and the Big Apple.
(The Llbyssey must remind Its cor-1
respondents that letters should be
Kept to a maximum of 160 words.
Publication  of longer letters will
not be guaranteed. Letters of more
than 1(0 words will be subject to
cutting.)
fUPPLEIYUNT
Kditor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
As a supplement to the report
of the Epdlcott meeting carried In
the Jan. 30 Issue of Ubyssey* 1
suggest you rend an article in the
lqtest Saturday Night. It contains
a few .interesting reflections on
ope Kind of philosophy that some
sincere Christians today follow
The article says In part:
"Our Christian friends may
feel that they are safe in supporting Stalin's potage . . . with Chinese chopsticks. They will wish before they are through that they
had used ft very long-handled
spoon. For I have never Imagined
of them that they could go through
to the end with the Communists;
and I have never imagined anything else of the Communists except that they were using the Endl-
cQtts for what they are worth, to
confuse the kind of people who
will listen to the Endicotts of the
Western world."
The whole of the article may he
found on page 16 of the Jan. 30
Issue of S,N. For anyone who
heard Dr. Endicott pn Monday this
comment has a particular Interest.
Yours truly,
M. Haw son.
no place at a university. |
O rant also misunderstands;
the criticisms voiced Jiy the professors at this university. Their
objections are usually founded on
facts, and are not prejudices
against Qpd, but criticisms aimed
against the beliefs, values and attitudes of organized religions, ln
uny case, there are many religions
cluhs pu the campus. They bring
out lecturers, whose ideas on how
to live (we assume) are approved
of hy the clubs sponsoring them.
If further indoctrination Is wanted by the individual, there are
Sunday sermons on the radio and
In churches. Mr. Livingstone points
out that the majority of the students do not put lorth the Interest
and effort to join these clubs
Should this be so, Is It Mr. Livingstone's Intention to raise the
Interest of the students by bribing them with an extra three units?
Undoubtedly, what the Student's
Council ljad In mind were courses
which wopld outline the values,
beliefs and attitudes of the Ureal
Faiths; their successes and failures,   their   historical,   psychologi
cal and cultural Influences. Tho
courses would be intended to inform students about the basic
teachings of their own and other
peoples' religions. Eternal words
may grace churches, temples or
synagogues, but not university
classrooms.
In conclusion, It Is necessary to
object to Mr. Livingstone's opinion that the belief tltat "the purpose of higher education Is to get
higher Income" ls becoming more
prevalent. On the contrary, many
of us realize that our Incomes are
going to be level, If not lower, than
that of people without a high educational level. Hut we do not Ignore the fact that we cannot live
In spirtual reflections, just as we
cannot live on love.
Ernest Schle^inger.
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8tZCULARI8M
Editor, The   llbyssey,
Dear Sir:
There Is but one point on which
the writer cun agree with Grant
Livingstone on what he has to
say ln the Guest Column of January 28rd Issue of this paper. The
Ubyssey certainly gave an excellent brief coverage of the Student
Council's reasons for suggesting
that religious courses ought to he
held at this university. In all other
respects, Mr. Livingstone is unnecessarily passionate and sentimental about a topic that should
be discussed objectively. Phrases
like "the eternal words of the Son
of the living God have not been
able to grace our university" are
Inappropriate for a university
paper. It is Just this passionate
and sentimental language that secularism opposes. Secularism Is not
resentful to religion Itself, but lo
tactics used by rellgloiiR functionaries to Indoctrinate people.
A course that will not Involve
rightful negative; criticism is nol
objective. Mr. Livingstone makes
It clear by Ills phraseology that
the religious courses |ie wants to
see being offered at the university
are ones on Christianity that would
not involve the criticisms that are
deserving to any religion. A
course that ls not going to be objective, that is going to appeal to
emotions  and  not  to  reason  has
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AIR FORCE
F/L T. T. Sherlock,
University of
British Columbia Thursday, February 1, 1931
THE UBYSSEY
Page 3
'i—•*+
TORONTO, Ont—(CUP)—"Our
universities have produced very
few writers, apparently because
university smooths out an Individual's angularity of character,''
Morley Callaghiui, author of The
Varsity Story, told a group of Toronto students recently.
University graduates learn what
not to write. They develop a sense
of prudence, whereas an artist
must retain a more or less Innocent outlook, he continued. "However, If an aspiring writer should
ask. I would tell him to go to college to gain more knowledge, hut
I would warn him not to lose his
angularity."
Mr. Callaghan believes there is-
a growing demund for Canadian
stories, due to a quaint curiosity
regarding this country. He advised
that young writers aim for higher
literary merit—for a place anion'.;;
the greatest of our contemporaries, ahd avoid merely making a
fast buck. "Eventually you will be
recognized hy magazines of (imilit-
who will be demanding your
works," he said.
Inter-Facy Ity War
Begins At Manitoba
Aggies, Home Ec Students
Battle U. of M. Redshirts
WINNIPEG (CUP)-rUniversity of Manitoba wa? threatened with inter-faculty war Monday when Home Economics and
Agriculture students banded together in a battle against the
•engineering faculty.
llftitfArriiiAr   Cv£i-\fa      Mo"'*0'"1   redshirts   confiscated
UniV6rSlllwS   vfvfllV 5000  copies   of  "The   Manitoban"
student newspaper of the University of Manitoba, to prevent distribution of a story describing abduction of engineer's ball queen
candidates hy Manitoba medical
students.
8PECIAL   EDITION
The confiscated paper was a spe-
clul edition produced by the Home
Economics students at the U of M.
Meds prevented the six candi
dates from attending the engineer's
ball, and crowned one of them
queen of their own faculty.
Student enginers followed thc
truck which distributed papers to
the university buildings and affiliated colleges and nabbed each
bundle of pupers before It could
be broken  open  and distributed.
MARCH   ON   ENGINEER*
Learning of the confiscation, 40
illoine Economics girls marched on
the  engineering  fucnlty  and  cap-
1 tured   the  president  of  the  engi-
1 neer's group.
! Stalwart engineers rescued their
i president u short while later from
j what   they   termed   "a   fate   wose
; than death."
1
I In retaliation, engineers kidnap-
j ped ii Home Ec co-ed but soon re
I leased her, on the pretext that she
j "was too much  to handle."
AGGIE8 TO THE  RE3CUE
At this stage of the game, Aggie
students came to the rescue of the
: Home Ec. faculty, and stormed the
j engineering building.
Further complications were prevented when Manitoban officials
visited the engineers and made
them promise to return the papers
early  Wednesday.
Engineers agreed to redistribute
the papers in good order, but said
the papers will be stamped with
the Jetter "E."
MARTINDALE APPOINTCO
RCMP Says More
UBC Campus Thefts
Lack of student co-operation ii
hindering police attempts to cut
down on campus thefts, RCMP announced Wednesday.
Students are "very careless" In
leaving coats, purses and wallets
lying around, especially In the
Gym.
Many cars on the campus are
left unlocked.
On January IS, a student was
charged with "coat theft,*' for
switching coats. He was found
guilty and fined $2.",. police report.
Prince Rupert Jobs
vex Wans indoor Available For Men
Ice Skating Party
A number of jobs for male stu-
, dents from Prince Rupert are now
Varsity Outdoor Club will go in-; open  during the summer  months.
doors for an evening of ice skat- officials of the UHC Employment
Ing  next   week. i Bureau announced  Mondav.
Members of the club and the
general student body have been
Invited to a skating party In the
north end of the Forum at Exhibition Park Tuesday.
Admission to the party is r.n
cents. Skating hours are S:.'!() to
10:30 p.iii.
Jobs will be available during
the summer and students living
in the Prince Rupert area are urged to submit their applications
to the bureau as early as possible.
Officials said the jobs would be
of a laboring nature and pay would
not be below $1 per hour.
PROOFREADERS  NEEDED
FOR  1951   YEARBOOK
Proofs for the 1951 Totem are up.
And for Totem Editor Hugh Cameron, a painstaking,
time-consuming job begins.
He has issued a plea for volunteer proofreaders — no
experience necessary — to donate their time and efforts
in the service of the student yearbook.
Applications will be gratefully accepted at Publications
Board offices in Brock Hall.
UNIVERSITY BOOK STORE
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a,m, to noon
Loose Leaf Note Books, Exercise Books
And Scribblers
GRAPHIC ENGINEERING PAPER, BIOLOGY PAPER
LOOSE LEAF REFILLS, FOUNTAIN PENS AND INK
AND DRAWING INSTRUMENTS
Owned and Operated by the University of B.C.
LOST
who found a black purse in HA ."*■
or AP 100 last Wed. pleose return
identification cards and key;} to
the Lost & Found or phone Fit
9302.
PARKER '51 PEN. Gold top, maroon barrel. Phone Merv ut AL
3466.
WANTED
READER WANTED. Phone KE
1842R.
ENGLISH PROSE of the Victorian
Era: Harrold & Teinpleman Victorian aud late English poets, Stephen, Heck and Snow. Bernice
Packford at AL 10731*
FOR   SALE
TUEDO, size 37. $35. Phone FR
1409.
ROOM d BOARD ETC.
ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE
immediately, single students, at Ac-
adlu and Fort Camps. Also married accommodation at University
Cump, Little Mountain. Housing
Administrator, Room 205A, Physics
Bldg.
COMFORTABLE SMALL furnished suite, suitable for one or two
students. Bed slttiugj-oom, kitchen
ette and bathroom. $40 per month.
4000 W. 10th. AL 1U97R.
ROOM  & BOARD for 2 men.  $5**.
MEETINGS   A.   NOTICES
ELECTIONS ARE OX THE way!
Candidates can easily arrnnge to
have some of their campaign mu-
tarlul mimeographed. See Stun Buchanan ht the Radio Society or
phone NE 4689R.
TYPINO. English & Foreign languages: Theses and essays, Manuscripts, card work, letters of application. Campus rates. Miss Elo-
lse Street., Dalhousie Apts. AL
0655R.
THE NEW WEAR EVER HEALTH
"METHOD of cooking Is now being
represented 111 the University urea.
Morris Dauncey, B.Ed. (UBC) CE
COME TO THE FIZZ-ED variety
show on 1st of Feb. at 12:30 and
2nd Feb. at 8:30 p.m.
Chief returning officer for the -foi'thconring Studwil
elections was named at the USC meeting Monday.
Commerce representative on USC Murray Martindale
was given the task of running the elections thus year, JJ9C
president Cy McGuire announced.
Martindale will work with the Elections Committee
on the projects.
First round of this year's elections is scheduled to be
held February 7. Polls close at 4 p.m.
Ballot boxes will be scattered throughout the campus.
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Inoludes   lunch.   Near   UBC
4411   W.   11th,   AL  3256M.
gates.
One thousand students are busy
with the cost of living today.
They're filling out forms for the
UBC brunch of the National Federation of Canadian University Students, who plah to base a brief to
the Federal Ooxornnient on cost
of living figures submitted by students.
Smaller faculties will hand their
forms back to Undergradiiale Societies chairman and members ot
larger faculties can drop them Into
any caniftus mall box.
Each form has been individually
addressed to NFCUS chairman Tiiii
Hollick-Kenyon at UBC.
Deadline for the survey, Ken-
yon said, was the end of this
week.
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Cardigans 21.95
Long Sleeve Pullovers 18.50 ro 21.50
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Ties
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Men's Furnishings, Woodward's, Main Floor
YOUR FASHION CENTRE THE UBYSSEY
Andersen Opens Spring
Football Training Tues.
JELLY ANDERSEN
. . . starting spring training
NEXT WEEK
16 Hoopla Tilts
On  Mural Sked
Intramural director Dick -Penn has released the basketball
schedule for the first week of February. Sixteen games are to
be played and all of them will be hard fought as many team
standings depend on their outcome.
Monday, Feb. 5 Flfjd House
Will Play Game
After Course
Completed
Jelly Andersen, assistant
football coach last year at
UBC will start spring training next week with a series of
short talks and demonstrations
on football.
Willi his training program going into effect next Tuesday. Andersen said that training Is open
to anyone interested In playing the
game, lt is not restricted to those
who played I'or the Thunderhrd
teams last fall.
GAMES fO BE PLAYED
He said that after the completion of training the football enthusiasts will be formed Into two
teams and a spring foot ball game
will be played in the, stadium.
The series of talks will fall
along the patterns, of stance, blocking and the basic fundament ills
of foot nail.
Andersen said that next year the
hoys who nre not quite good enough to make the Thunderbirds will
have aehanee to organize Into a
team and play other teams of the
same calibre.
MANAGER  WANTED
Jelly also said he Is looking for
managers for football teams. He
said he had found a manager for
the baseball nine for the coming
year but had no success for football. Anyone Interested Is to contact him at the Phys Ed office.
.1  Phi Delt A vs PSI U
2 FIJI A vs lambda Chi A
4:30 p.m. Field House
1 Redshirts vs Lambda Chi B
Tueiday, Feb. 6 Gym
1 Forestry A vs Locals
Field Houee
1 Phi Kappa Sig vs Newman A
$ Comm A vs Aggie B
4:|0 p.m.
Teacher Tr A vs Fort Camp B
Teacher Tr B vs Joes
W4d„ Feb. 7
4:?0 p.m. Field House
RUF vs Frosh C
Frosh A vs Frosh B
Thurs., Feb. 8 12:30 p.m. F.H.
i Fiji B vs Newman B
J Zebes A vs Arts B
1 :i0 p.m.
1 DU A vs Kappa Sig B
2 VOC vs Phi ^appa Pi
Frjl., Feb. 9 Field House
|  Mechs. A vs ExByng A
2 Mechs B vs Pharmacy
WORLD CUP
A men's Big Block meeting will
be held Friday, Feb. 2nd at 12:30
in1 the double committee room
Brock Hall. Individual totem pictures will be taken so all members
are requested to wear block sweat-
erji with a T-shirt.
Dates Set For
California, UBC
Rugger Series
Thunderbird Kngllsh Rugby
team, lulled into Inactivity by
weather and ground conditions
during the past two weeks, will
have a further layoff of at.
least one week before they resume   MacKochnle   Cup   play.
In addition to tlie.se cup series, the McKechnie and Miller
cup leagues. I'BC will play
World Cup games against California on March 8 and 10 In
Berkeley and March 22 and 21
in Vancouver, The squad will
also play an exhibition match
against Stanford In Palo Alto
on March 4th. Arrangements
could not be made for a Vancouver series with Stanford
but. it is likolV that the Indians
will put in another appearance
In tliis city next spring.
»<"'
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OUTSTANDING ROOKIE of the Thunderbird ice hockey team
i? Alan Hood who learned his hockey in Nelson. On play this
sosson he should earn a Big Block. He has five goals nnd five
assists in eight games this season. The hustling left winger is a
pre-med student with consistent high marks.
•»
Thursday, February 1, 1951
Aquatics
Enter
6 Meets
Bellingham First
Stop On List
UBC swimmers, losers of
only two meets in ihe last two
years and winners of three
contests this year, face a stiff
schedule of six dual, triangular
and conference meets on successive weekends beginning
February 9 and ending March
10.
First Is a triangular meet at
Bellingliain with Western Washington hosting squads from the
University of Washington and
UBC. Following that the 'Birds return home for a meet against the
University of Washington frosh
at Crystal Pool. Eastern Washington Savages provide the opposition the next week at the same locale.
February 24, 'Birds take on the
tough Oregon State Beavers at
Corvallls, followed by the conference meet on Mtfrc-h 3rd at the
home of Eastern Washington In
Cheney and complete the schedule
with a triangular meet hy the
YMCA In Victoria.
Complete schedule follows:
Feb. ii—Triangle meet at Western
Washington, Bellingham.
U of Washington - UBC
Feb. 10—University of Washington
Frosh at
Crystal Pool, Vancouver.
17—Eastern Washlngton-UBC
at Crystal Pool, Van.
24—Oregon State College at
Corvallls.
March 3—Conference meet at Cheney, Washington.
March  10—Victoria triangle meet
at Victoria,  B.C.
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