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The Ubyssey Feb 13, 1951

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No. 48
CAPTURED BY SEVEN burly engineers, Sue Bigsby, president of the Home Economics
faculty, donates her pint of blood as tho week-long drive begins. Clinic is open from 10 a.m. to
,4 p.m. in the Armory.
Back Into
Fling. Challenge
Engineers Lap
(Last minute results of thc
first day blood' drive's show
engineers ahead of the coun
tor-challenging Pre-Meds 7
percent contributing as
against only 3.9 percent of
the Pre-Med. Ed.)
Engineers  have  had   their
blood-drive challenge flung in
their teeth.
Pre-Med Undergraduate So-
ciaty, accepting the engineers
annual challenge, have not
only threatened to out-bleed
the "bloodless engineers" in
the current Red Cross blood
donor campaign, but have put
tip their safety president as
surety for their victory.
Picking up the gauntlet perenl-
ally tossed out by the red-shirts
the pre-meds have Issued a counter-challenge offering to compete
with the engineers for total donations on a percentage basis, the
president of the losing-society to
be hurled into the library pond.
In the same breath, UBC student' nurses issued a challenge to
the.Home Ec girls.
The Red Cross mobile blood donors clinic began asking for student donations Monday.
A special board has been set up
at the entrance to the armory to
show students bow the drive Is
progressing. Markers show the
standing of each individual faculty
at the end of the day.
After Issuing their counter-challenge the Pre-Med Society has
been reported to have warned Mr.
LeVs office "to remove any living
plant or fish from the pond, as it
will otherwise be poisoned in
water contaminated by a floating
Anonymous Donor
Gives UBC Library
Autographed Books
On display in the library for the
last two weeks have heen two personally autographed copies of Indian Prime Minister Jawaharal
Nehru's books; "The Discovery of
India,' and "Independence and After."
The signed copies of the famous
premier's two recent works were
sent to President MacKenzie, to ho
added to the university library, by
an anonymous donor who had received them from Mr. Nehru himself.
I'tuible to express the university's gratitude to the generous
donor, who has preferred to keep
his identity unknown, President
MacKenzie has Instead sent a letter off to the Indian premier acknowledging receipt of tho two
hooks and expressing, through
lit in. appreciation for ho prized a
John MacKinnon, AMS treasurer, may have an adapt
hand when it comes to finances, but in the realm of B.C.
geography he falls a little short.
Monday morning MacKinnon went downtown to meet
the visiting Victoria College students, to drive them back
up to UBC.
Something must have gone wrong, however, for our
treasurer waited in vain at the CPR train depot.
Midwinter Repeats
Disputed Charges
Co-ordinator  Explains  Charge;
Answers Volkovich's  Letter
Charges that fraternities are packing sfudent council to
earn Housser Cup points were reiterated today by coodinator of
activities Jim Midwinter in replying to Friday's statement by
committee chairman Jack Volkovitch.
In replying to the statement, of
Volkovitch, Midwinter said, "First,
let me make it clear that I do nol
approve of any organized group
backing or putting up candidates
for campus offices merely for their
own selfish ends."
Midwinter charged that "lt lia»
become more and more apparent
that many fraternity mombers arc
motivated to take this active part
not to benlflt the Alma Mater Society or the university but to earn
points for the Housser Cup."
Midwinter said that this Is not
particularly harmful when an individual decides to contest an office and then requests his frater«
nlty to vote for him.
"It Is, however, very definitely
detrimental when a fraternity decides to earn a few Housser Cup
points (and also prestige) by placing one or more members on Students* Council and then looks about
for likely candidates within Its own
lie said that "there is a'together
too milch ugly rivalry among the
fraternities to decide who Is most
entitled to make contributions and
earn points towards the Housser
In concluding his statement, Midwinter said that the "personal allegations cast upon myself hy Mr.
Volkovitch do not require any r:*-
ply. They are completely unimportant to the Issue under discussion."
(The Housser Cup, currently
held hy Beta Theta Pi, is presented to the fraternity which
amasses the greatest number of
points during the year on the haals
of contributions to the university
and their fraternity.---Ed. Note.)
Binning To Speak
On   Art Today'
As the third speaker in Its Wednesday noon-hour series of lectures, the fine arts committee ot
the faculty will present B.C. Binning, noted Canadian artist speaking on Wednesday at noon In the
Auditorium  on  "Art  Today."
This series bas been specially
arranged by the faculty committee ln conjunction with the special
events committee ln order to ac
quaint students with the functions
and progress of the Fine Arts In
University Officials
Back Salary Demands
Election committee Issued a
statement Monday to clear up
confusion upon eligibility for
voting In student elections.
Students may vote for all
positions except WU8, MAO,
and WAD. Only male students
vote for MAD, and only female
students for WUS, and WAO.
Other than those restrictions,
students may vote for any position.
In the second-round election
on Wednesday, each student on
the campus may cast their ballot for each office on the slate.
'Twttn Clatttf
UN Club Debates
"US and Russia"
Arts 100 Today
Two prominent United Nations Club members will de-
bate the topic "Can the U.S.
and Russia Work Together in
the U.N.?" at noon today in
Arts 100.
be the topic of E. B. Winch. CCF,
MLA, when he speaks before tho
student CCP Club Wednesday at
noon in Arts 100.
be amply illustrated in the Hillel
Club house at 3:30 p.m, Wednesday. Records will be played.
* *       *
* rNGlNIIRINQ 200 wilt Df scene
of a general meeting of the Varsity Outdoor Club at 12:30 p.m.
* *        *
CLUB are requested to turn out for
practice today in MM 1. Anne Mc-
Dougall, president of the club, has
announced that an Important announcement will be made regard
irig the talent show.
* *        *
STUDENT CHRI8TIAN MOVEMENT will sponsor a rally Wed
nesday at noon ln Applied Science
100 nt which the forthcoming religious courses referendum will be
* *        •*
will hold a full rehearsal Wednesday at 6 p.m, in Brock Lounge.
Members are asked to bring their
music stands.
head of the department of music
will resume his Bach lectures today at 12:30 p.m. In Physics 301.
* *        *
AT 12:30 P.M. TODAY, Prof
Hunter Lewis will officially open
the exhibit of recent paintings by
Lionel Thomas In the Fine Arts
Gallery In the library basement.
Students, Board of Governors
Co-operate to Boost Staff Wages
' Official  machinery  rolled  into  action  to  secure  higher
salaries for the UBC teaching staff when the executive of fhe
Faculty Association presented their brief of conditions to the
Board of Governors late Monday night.
Organization   of   students   who * ~    *
Must Be
Counting of the preferential
balloting will be held strictly to
the letter of the constitution in
the second round of elections
Wednesday and in the third
round February 21, elections
committee chairman Jo Anne
Strutt said Monday.
Ruling in the constitution governing election balloting states that
the preferential ballots must ba filled in completely or the ballot is
"Loaded ballots, that is ballot*
which have the first choice marked only, will not be accepted," MJis
Strutt said, "and ballots marked
only with a cross are spoiled as
Even on ballots where only two
candidates', natnas appear, ttie
ohoices must be marked one afid
two, Miss Strutt said.
"These acan't naw restriction*,"
she said. "We are merely enforcing the rulings ot the constitution"
planned to bolster the faculty requests to the British Columbia government for an increased grant on
the university budget, are hanging
tire until the outcome of the official  action  is seen.
Brief will "undoubtedly" be accepted by the Board of Governors,
said a spokesman for the Faculty
Association, since the requests In
the brief are nothing more than
human needs.
Once tbe Board of Governors
have officially recognised the need
for an increased grant in the university budget to raise salaries and
take care of further necessary expenditures which haye arisen this
year, they will take the request
to the B.C. government, the spokesman said.
Spontaneous organisation of students last week as a result ot the
exposure of the university teacher's
plight in downtown newspapers
had planned to make their requests
known to the B.C. Government
through student demonstrations.
"Any student demonstration on
behalf of the faculty at this time
might be detrimental to the delegation which will soon be carrying
the case to Victoria," said a student spokesman.
The delegation to Victoria will
probably  be  Chancellor  Hamber,
late last night:
Brief points out the need of at
least a $260,000 additional grant
to take care of existing costs even
before the increase in teaching
salaries ls looked  Into.
It points out the loss of funds
through tbe graduation of DVA
students, since the university received $150 extra per DVA student; the loss of funds through
decrease In enrollment while operating costs will remain constant
at best and the extra costs of the
new buildings on the campus which
will amount to about 3 per cent of
the costs of buildings.'
It shows where the cost of living index has risen 70 per cent
since 1939 while salaries for the
teaching staff have risen only 15
per cent to 1949 and 25 per cent
to 1950.
The brief points out that the faculty cannot be reduced In proportion to decreasing enrollment without curtailing services. Some of
the courses would have to go.
The only alternative seems to
be, according to the brief, to close
down the faculties of Medicine,
Law, Pharmacy, and maybe even
Forestry, ln an attempt to offset
rising costs, If consideration does
not come from Victoria.
Delta Sigma Pi Sponsors
Variety Show Friday Noon
Friday noon will bring the first
in a series of Variety shows sponsored by Delta Sigma PI, women's
honorary   sorority'.
Delta Sigma Pi originally planned to produce their own show,
with talent drawn from the ranks
nf the honorary sorority, but decided instead to call upon co-eds
from the campus at large.
The sorority has handled all .11
rangements  and   staging problems
and   plans   to   make   the   show   an
annual event.
Irene ('arisen, vlee-bresident ot
Iliis group of campus notables, ie-
leased  final  plans today.
Featured   in   the   hour-long   v.i> 1
ety show will be such well-known
campus musicians as MUla Andrew, soprano who will sing one
of the leads in Mussoc's forthcoming production of "The Combiners' and Dorothy McPhllllps, contralto who is playing a lead in the
same   product Ion.
Also playing prominent positions in the lineup will he Barbara Grant, pianist; a group of
highland sword dancers with hag-
pipe accompaniment, tap-dance
solos,  and a svelte chorous  line.
There will he an admission
charge of 10 cents for the show at
noon  In  the Auditorium.
An urgent call for coatoMlvins
tabulators has been Issued by the
UBC NFCUS committee.
Students will dissect and compile figures from 1,000 forms recently distributed amongst students In an effort to determine how
much It costs for them to live each
Persons willing to assist in the
work are asked to attend a meeting today at 13:30 p.m. in the Men's
Club room of Brock Hall. *
Figures will serve as the basis
of a brief which the UBC group
plans to submit to the Federal
Government asking for a lowering
of costs.
The brief will also press for the
establishment of a number of
scholarships for students through
the local office of the national student group.
Award Given
To Dr. Cooke
Rev. Dr. A. E. Cooke, minister
to Quallcum United Church, was
presented with the Garnett Sedgewick Award for the year 1949 In
Engineering 200 Friday.
Award is made annually by campus branch, Canadian Civil Liberties Union, for contributions to
civil liberties. Walter J. Camossl,
president of the group, made the
In an Introductory speech, Dr.
Hoy Daniells, honorary president
of the OlA\ mentioned the work to
remove racial discrimination conducted by Dr. Cooke In his Sunday evening forums at St. John's
United  Church  In  Vancouver.
Speaking on the topic "Christianity and Civil Liberties," Dr. Cooke
said Christianity placed stress on
the Infinite worth of the human
"All is not well with Canadian
freedom," be said, citing the Que
hee padlock laws as an example.
Speaking of the problem of racial discrimination, he said "Christianity maintains that on the matter of intelligence and ability men
are not divided by a color line." The Wnmmw
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Seni-or Editor This Issue—ANN LANQBEI.N
Assistant Editor—fvlARY RAW SON
Writers This Issue:
We Mean Business
Chancellor Hamber, with the backing of
his board of governors, will likely carry tho
Faculty Association's brief on salaries to Victoria in the next few days.
It is to be sincerely hoped that this action
through official channels will awaken the
government to immediate positive action. In
the face of intimations from Education Minister Straith that the government has no intention of raising appropriations, tho governors will have to take a determined stand.
Meanwhile, students, who have got their
dander up over the issue, would be wise to
confine their activity to moral support of the
Action through official channels nas Iho
merit of demanding immediate attention. Furthermore, there is no point in attempting to
crucify the government before it has hud
time to make a fair and reasoned decision.
Should the government refuse as it may
well do if it feels refusal is possible, both the
profesosrs and the students will be forced
to take immediate and perhaps violent action.
Students should bear in mind, too, that
the issue ought to bo broader than that of professor's salaries.
Professor's salaries are the most pressing need—but one should remember the
warning issued by Dr. Ian McTaggert-Cowan
to them at a meeting of the B.C. Fish and
Game Council last week:
"Unless UBC's appropriations are increased, the university may have to cut off
most of its services to the outside community.
In fact, it will cease to be a university in
the sense in which we have oome to use thc
This is no idle threat.
Stuffing The Ballot Box
The old gag about the political ward
hpeler who became exhausted from voting
all day may have a grim parallel in our
present elections.
We know of one case of a studeiat boast •
ing about having voted six times in the presidential balloting this year, and, if his boaits
ore even half .true, we can't see why he is
necessarily the only voter to pull such a stunt
AMS officials apparently thought they
had devised a foolproof method of establishing students' identities when they came up
with. the. Alma Mater card replete with photograph of the owner.
^P^t c^ers in charge of polling booths
ar*. apparently being so incautious as to accept AMS qards that have no pictures attached. |t might he unfair to penalize honest voters who have merely neglected to get pictures put on their cards, but we can see no
other path to an honest election.
Even so, we do not believe that the photo
system is foolproof enough to prevent dis
honest voters from casting more than one
ballot for the same candidate. We have also
The Bird
The other day one of the high-pressure
boys came thumping around the Pub looking
for Hyfen.
Cautiously admitting my identity I asked him what he wanted.
"I," he announced, playing quick gear
change with my arm, "am' campaigning for
the blood drive, and we want you to do a
funny column about giving blood."
"But," I protested jovially, "I wouldn't
know what to say because I've nevor given
He just chortled ghoulishly.
Monday found me slinking furtively
r.bout lhe bushes at thc side of the Armoury,
pausing only to wring out my shirt, trying
to summon courage before I should plunge
myself into the bloodbath of screaming victims. I recalled the old medieval practice of
blood-letting. Very few people died.
Hours laier I plunged in, looking like a
Chiliiwack flood victim, and about as cow
posed as my last English essay.
"Please," I ventured, "I've com? to givo
my blood."
I felt a little heroic, like some Biblical
martyr about to be stoned to death, his eyes
uplifted to heaven in anticipation of celestial
Soon my pai^an persecutors were about
mc, armed not with stones, but with bright
shiny needles.
First they took a blood count. This entails making a bi,« bloody gash in thc end ol
your finger, and gently wringing your hand
out. After they've counted it to see whether
it adds up or nol they give you a big spiel on
blood types. If you possess the rare Rh factor
you're a valuable man, and likely as not
they'll pump you dry before stacking you in
lhe empties pile. If you're 00 or double
negative your blood will mix with anything.
heard of a student borrowing other persons'
cards, attaching his own photograph, and
claiming a new ballot.
And signatures on the polling sheets
serve no other purpose, apparently, than for
scrutineers to determine whether the number
of ballots tally with the number of persons
As we see it, our whole systexp is not
good enough. It must be changed at thu
earliest possible time, even if the new method
devised is more expensive than the present
one. Student councillors might toy with the
idea of using photostatic cards that have been
reproduced complete with signature and
photograph of the owner.
Meanwhile, with the present system
in use, we are willing to bet that any student
could vote as often as he chose, if he so choso.
More foolproof systems may be relatively
expensive in comparison with the present
one, but no matter what the price, they would
be cheaper than the costly process of usirtf,
stuffed ballot boxes to elect a candidate who
is not truly the people's choice.
By Hyfen
i.e. high-grade concrete, martinis, ink remover etc. If you're H20 you're probably due
for a transfusion yourself.
Anyway if they like your b.laod they'll
be back fer more, only this time they spurn
your withered little manual extremity for a
big fleshy, juicy arm.
First they take a good solid chunk of
blood absorbent gauze and twist it round
your arm until it's well nigh popping. The
theory of this is that you're so absorbed «n
watching gangrene set in at the finger tips
that you don't notice the ice-pick stabbing
that's going on farther up the arm. After
they've drilled for a while and hit a real good
gusher they harness you to a piece of rubber
tubing, turn you over and drain you.
"Vampires, ghouls," I sobbed weakly
looking at the empty shell hanging white and
limp beside me.
"You're suffering from shock," they told
me as they corked the bottle containing my
Here I was, prostrate on my back, on
tho great sacrificial altar of public hygiene,
waiting to get stacked like cord-wood with
the other corpses.
Tho nurse came with great quantities of
"Embalming fluid," I groaned, "yqull
make my face look nice, won't you. I want
to be a joy to my parents."
I came back though, and you may see
mc hovering ghostly and wraith-like about
the campus, haunting spiritualist gathering*,
pushing up tables and tinkering with ouija
boards. Sometimes you may even see mo at
lhe Pub whisking around silently jumbling
copy and stealing lunches. And if you should
rsk me what giving blood is like I'll reply,
'Oh, nothing to it." »
Letters To
Hide and Seek?
Editor,  The Ubyssey,
Dear «lr:
I wbuld like.to reply to Mr. Cy
McGuire, who made a report on
conditions in the caf recently, and
to Df. M,aoKehzle, who wrote to
The Ubyseey last* week with reference to prices in tbe campus eating places.
Mr.' MoGufre, obviously a typical Itwyer, ^wants to "legislate"
the troubles put of existence e.g.,
he suggests that we should stop
students moving chairs from one
table to another.- As an engineer
trained in direct thinking, I would
suggest that we stop chasing the
shadow and concentrate on the
p,robjem, if the administration
would purchase more chairs there
could be no need to move about the
few that are there already.
Dr. MacKenzie will probably say
that we cannot afford more chairs
—Mb letter stated that "... we
are bound to try and make these
(food services)   pay  for  themselves." In my opinion the administration ls not trying hard enough.
If they would put a stop to tlio
theft—the   theft   they   KNOW   is
going on—in the eating establishments,   there   would   be   enougli
money to pay for the extra chairs.
Yours very truly,
Alvin S. Nemetz,
3  A p.  Sc.
Yes, Ma'am
Editor,  Tho  Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
1 wish to apologize to my follow
delegates to the Seminar and to
the student body for tho false impression of the Third International
Student Scholarship Seminar created by former selective quotations
of remarks I have made and by the
article In the Jan. 30 issue of The
Ubyssey, which was tbe result of
a joke and never really Intended
for publication.
Youra truly,
Felicity Popo.
Compliments Yet
Kditor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
lt was my privilege to bo the
chairman of the meeting of Wednesday, February 7th, when the
Student Liberal Glub sponsored
the Minister of Education, The
Hon. W. T. Straith with the Teacher's Training Undergraduate Society.
if was unfortunate that The Ubyssey in its attempted impartiality could not have seen fit to announce the meeting either by un
appropriate news it cm up:>n this
occassion--or to have e\cii squeezed it in the Tween Classes notice
column as requested, ('niisideriiis?
how important our many ventures
are upon the campus—the student
drive for completion of the War
Memorial Oym—-Increased salaries
for teachers and professors—aid to
education, etc, It would seem to
have been a grave oversight,
However, #due to the kind co
operation of the Pres. of the AMS
The Mamooks who painted the last
minute posters, The Radio Society
and Terry Lynch with Al Wescott, who offered and gave the service of their sound truck as well
The Editor
as those who kindly put up blackboard  signs,  the  meeting was   a
In thanking The Ubyssey for
publishing this letter of appreciation 1 would like to note that I
have received the apology of its
editors for their untimely omission.
Foster Isherwood
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Election Platforms
Of Jr. Members
Candidates In forthcoming
third-round elections are warned to have their seconder's
". statements, pictures and platforms In The Ubyssey offices
Ht the time stated In the election regulations issued by the.
Material not brought to
the office by the deadline will
npt be printed.
Phil Anderson
In view of rising costs, next
year's AMS dollar will have to
stretch further. My platform is
drawn up with this in mind.
I therefore propose:
1 A strict financial budget, eas
ing up as the year progresses.
2 Encouragement of clubs to
sponsor money making activities,
thereby developing greater responsibility and independence.
3 Stricter accounting from irresponsible groups squandering student funds.
4 Greater financial independence
for responsible societies using
funds efficiently.
5 Establishing an Advertising
Committee, using clubs and advertising students in Commerce, to
Increase activity attendance.
I offer no panaceas—only sound
business sense.
The treasurer, In order to deal
fairly with student activities, must
have more than a nodding acquaintance with the individual financial
problems of clubs, undergrad. societies and athletics.
He must have experience gathered by working with these activities and discussing their problems
with  other  members.
On this basis my platform ls
It makes no wild-eyed promises
and is basted on an estimated |8,-
000 reduction  in  finances:
1 "New Deal" for WAD,
2 "Dollar a head''  for cohesive
undergrad societies and budgeting
3 Holding Vancouver to Its promise to provide adequate facilities at t'BO for empire games.
4 Permitting activities to "hold
over" any surplus.
Ron Cheffins
If I'm elected Junior Member, I
will strive to support and carry
out the following points:
1 Seo thut maximum encouragement   is   given   to   campus   clubs
'   ■,'
without the hindrance of red tape.
2 Prevent pressure groups and
organisations from controlling
council policy from behind the
3 A revised AMS constitution
which will provide for more effective undergraduate society representation on council.
4 Effective co-ordination between the 1H51 homecoming and
Ihe official opening of the new
Doug Foe rs ter
PF^PpSe   TfWJf'jP
If elected Junior Member of tbe
AMS I will:    '
1 Produce the necessary machinery for the completion of Brock
Hhll as chairman of the. Brock Extension  Committee.
2 Organize Homecoming and the
opening of the Memorial Gym at
the same time so that It will be
an affair fondly remembered by
3 Endeavour to reconstitute stu-
cleiit council to provide truly representative government even it
it means eliminating Junior Member,
4 Full support of any plans which
the student body approve.
Ted Lee
The specific duties of tho Junior
Member are:
Homecoming, Hrock Extension
and Alumni Liaison. I realize what
these duties are and would work
on then enthusiastically and thoroughly.
I pledge my co-operation to our
new president, and would use my
vote on council wisely, and in a
manlier most beneficial to tin
student body,
I  would  feel  il  a great   honor  te
represent you on the Student Conn
ell and therefore' ask your Mipporl.
Anita Jay
The AMS secretary has a threefold responsibility which 1 would
earnestly strive to fulfill. First,
although a secrtary's job Is mainly
one of service and not leadership,
I would endeavour to make an active and Intelligent contribution
to all discussion before the council. Second, I will lend aU possible
assistance to special committees
of the society. Finally, and most
Important, 1 will try conscientiously to serve the students of the
society and the council at all times.
Tiie secretary's function is to
maintain the efficient operation of
the A.MS and to support those mo
tions which tire in the best interests or lhe student body. If elected,   I  will pledge:
1 To full ill the duties of secretary to the best of my ability.
2 Full support towards completion of tlie War Memorial Gym.
.", Active support of campus activities, especially WUS and WAA.
I Promotion of student Interest
in tiie AMS. Therefore I ask for
your support.
Norm Dent
Jock Lintott
The responsibilities of the coordinator are two fold ... to carry
out his duties efficiently and to
give fair representation on student council.
I feel your co-ordinator should:
1 De completely impartial to all
groups and organize functions to
ensure their success.
2 Support pep meets by providing top flight entertainment.
3 Strive for better frosh orientation.
4 Promote open house and thereby support the entire university.
Effective   co-ordination   will   insure    good    student    government.
With  your  support,  I  feel  I  can
provide this co-ordination.
Polling booth for Wednesday's elections remain unchanged except for the shifting of the booth in the Biological
Sciences building to the Bus Stop.
Elections committee has ruled that lapel signs are campaigning, and are not to be worn on election day. Students
are warned to get rid of all such signs on,Wednesday.
Small lapel tags distributed when students cast their
ballot labelled "I've Voted, Have You." are planned to.en-
courage students to "Get Out and Vote this Wednesday."
World Inequality
Greatest Problem
The greatest problem of the 20th Century is to find some
means of international control to even the inequality of the
world, Dr. L. Mar^i of the UBC School of .Social Work told a
meeting of the Student Peace Movement at noon Thursday.
The world is out of balance as it
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"> As a council man, support to
all sound progressive measures
presented in Council.
I assure you that, as Co-ordinator, I will devote my fullest time
and effort to looking after your interests.
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It is not in my nature to make
vain promises. Therefore I offer
you this sensible and practical
1 Fair and equal treatment for
all clubs and organizations.
2 Well advanced bookings for all
club activities.
3 Absolutely no clashes between
important activities.
never was before, he told the
group, citing as an example the
enormous wealth of the United
States with the extreme poverty of
other countries.
Suggesting alternatives to ww,
Dr, Mursh cited mediation and negotiation, economic alternative and
"We are living ln an ageot two
way labels," he stated. "Copj*age-
ous alternatives to war lpust be
made to balance military preparations,
"It is important that we get rW
of our phobias about appeasement
and fear of the USSR," claimed Dr.
Marsh. "India, ia an lmporta,l^t
voice of mediation, and it is bps-
sibie that China might become an*
other one."
Speaking of economic # development, Dr. Marsh said, .the tjajjio
problem of the planet is poy.erty.
The new program of technical ajd
for underdeveloped countries ls an
important step in economic development, he said.
Discussing communication, he
stated that antagonists need the
ability to talk to each qther. Wordi,
he said, should be regarded ae a
safety  valve.
' i,' ..-VA^",'.,1
During the course of. my can,-!
paign I have stressed the policy;
.if fairplay.
In   carrying   out   the   job   of   co-
ordinnlor.of activities I  would en-:
leavuur to achieve the most  equl-.
table    representation    for   all    or- '
gunlzations,   avoid   overlapping   ol';
like  programs,  strive  for  a  short-j
er  but  more  intense  Frosh  Orientation next fall, encourage the improvement  of athletics and a fairer distribution of publicity I'or cam-,
pus organizations. ;
finally   I   would   work   bard   to!
make   ll>."i|-r>2  a  year  of  success.
"£u$ I asked for a package of Player's'* THE UBYSSEY
Tuesday, February 13, 1951
Varsity Clips
South Hill XI
Smithmen Climb Into Second
As Dobson, Popowich Score Goals
Varsity's senior first division Vancouver and District soccer
sleven moved into second place in the league standings beating
South Hill 2-1 Sunday at Callister Park.
 : $    Over   1K00  people   watched   the
Intramural ski entries are
being called for by director
Dick Penn.
The downhill affair will be
held Feb. 2t> on Grouse Mountain If weather conditions are
Teams wishing to enter must
turn in entries to Penn during
this  week.
A team is to be comprised
of four members.
'Birds Drop Two
Meets of Three
Over Weekend
Thunderbird splashers dropped two of their three meets
last weekend, to powerful Varsity and Frosh teams from the
University of Washington, while
defeating Western Washington
to retain supremacy in Conference shimming.
In the first of two meets in
Delllngham Friday, 300 fans watched the Washington Huskies,
paced by Canada's top swimmer
Peter Salmon, pile up 78 points
to UBC's 20 and Western Wash-
Ington's 14. That same evening
Thunderbirds defeated Western
Washington in a dual meet ."3-
33. Nick Stobbart or I'BC swam
to a new Canadian Intercollegiate record in the lf>0 Individual
medlay turning ln 1:48.2 as compared to the old mark of 1:50.0.
9ft 9ft 9ft
The following evening, the University of Washington Frosh
sparked by Jim Portelance of
Ocean Falls, B.C. edged the Birds
in a close meet that hung in the
balance until the final relay, 41-
Fast times were recorded throughout, with Nick Stobbart once
more lowering the intercollegiate record for the individual
medlay, this time down to 1:46.4.
Pete Lusztig tied the UBC 100
yards butterfly record In 1:14.4,
while Bob Thistle turned In 25.0
for the 60 yards free-style, In
the fastest time recorded this
AT 12:30
Tall Californian Hoopsters
Play Chiefs In Gym Today
locals take a 2-0 lead In the only
V&D first division game played
over the week-end.
Varsity, fired by the charge that
they were a "puny team" completely outclassed the South Hill 11 In
the first half with all players displaying heady ball playing tricks.
The locals opened the scoring
In the first 30 minutes when Bud
Dobson received a pass from Bill
Popowich and beat South Hill goalie Bernie Rosen cleanly In the nets.
Popowich scored what proved to
be the winner a few minutes later.
South Hills StHbby McLean put
the losers within striking distance
of the winners with a goal shortly
before the cessation of first half
Inside right Don Glelg received
a bad shin gash early ln the game
and may miss next week's game.
Varsity scored three other goals
during the contest but referees declared them to be offside efforts.
Manager Gene Smith said following the game that Varsity has
a better than even chance of winning league laurels.
"If we manage to win our games
with Collingwood and South Burnaby Legion then we have a good
chance to win," said Smith.
"But the first thing to do Is win
the Imperial Cup final which goes
about two weeks from now.
"Collingwood and Burnaby play
Sunday at Callister in  the semis
and we meet the winner the following week."
On Sunday's play Varsity lacked
finish around the goal-mouth but
did look good for a team which
has been idle for three weeks.
After the first goals had been
scored the locals tended to play a
defensive game with South Hill
unable to break through.
Goes May1
A meeting, Wednesday at,
12:30 In Physics 202, will consist of briefing the eligible
candidates for baseball practice sessions. The World Series film of 1950 will also he
UBC will play a full schedule
of 10 games ln the Evergreen
Conference, which Includes
games against St. Martins, Western Washington, College of
Puget Sound and Pacific Lu-
Winners of the Western section will play the winner of
the Eastern Section which includes, Eastern College, Whitworth and Central Washington.
Winner of last year's championship was Central Wash-
League play starts May 1
and ends May 20. Consequently, anyone wishing to try for
the team must be able to remain at UBC for 2 and a
half weeks after the term ends.
Managers for the '51 Birds
are Joe Cuckovlch and Bill
If you should happen to be in
the vicinity of the gym today
around 12:30 you will be able
to see the "best brand of basketball players this side of Indiana."
•f*        *l*        *v*
Who says so? Brick Swegle
says so. Mr. Swegle Is coach of
University of California All-
stars, a group of hoopsters
touring the Pacific Northwest,
Alberta and possibly Alaska,
too.  Tall  enough,  in  fact,  to
give Dick Penn, coach of the
VBC  Chiefs,  a  few  worries,
In two weekend games, the
Callfornians split with Alberni
Athletics, a senior club capable of giving the vaunted
Clover Leafs an argument at
any time.
Even if he wasn't so free
with praise for his team, the
records indicate they must be
a pretty handy bunch of boys.
Friday Alberni defeated the
Swimmers In Final
Plunges Saturday
goes into the finals next Satur
Phys. Ed. holding tho favoured
The Intramural Swim meet
rlay night at Crystal Pool, with
Last Saturday the massive entry list was cut down to the
remaining few below.
1. 150 yd. Medley Relay
1. D.U. A.
2. Forestry.
3. Kappa Sig A.
4. Phys Ed A.
5. Redshirts.
2. 200 yd. Free Style Relay
1. Kappa Sig A.
%. FIJI A.
:■!. Phys Kd A.
4.Phys  Ed   H.
5. D.U.  B.
I. 50 yd Back Stroke
1. Ilodgert (D.U.).
2. MacMillan   ( Forestry i.
::. MacKenzie (Dekes),
4. Stewart (Phi Delt).
!>.  Elliott   (P.E.).'
4. 50 yd. Free Style
1. Tarlton  (Kappa Si.a).
2. MacMillan   (Forestry).
'■'>.  1 liiiisen ( Kappa Sic ).
4. Walker (Phi  Delt).
5. MacKenzie   (Dekes)
There will be a meeting of
The Ubyssey sports staff today at 12:30 in the sports office
All those interested in doing some work for the department are invited. Also those
who are supposed to be doing
Tuesday,   Feb.   13
Ails   vs   Newman
Wednesday, Feb. 14
Pharmacy  vs   Keippa Sin
Friday,  Feb.  16
Alpha   Delt   vs   P.E.
UBC Chiefs
In a preliminary game to the
Hird-Leaf match Dick Peiins
Senior 'A" Chiefs knocked over
a squad trom Delllngham 57-
The UHC team was never behind in the close-cheeking
game and "never played better''   according   to   Mr.   Penn.
Dotli squads played zone defense in the first hall' but Del-
lingliain switched to man-toman in the second to try to
stop the steady flow of shots
by  the locals.
Varsity scored most of their
points   in   the   first   and   third
High man for llie Chiefs was
Seymour with lit points.
.Anyone willing to drive I'P.C*
('•am to Spokane, Corvallis and
elsewhere please contact swim
loacli Dong Whittle in gym a I
I2::',i) week days, (loom, hoard and
credit cards will be provided. Larger model cars preferred.
TOP PITCHER with Jelly Andersen's baseball team
last season was Don Matheson who will again see action this
year. Matheson won three games last year, the only three
the team won. Team finished in cellar alongside St. Martin's
College. Jelly will be starting training next week with
groundwork underway.
Callfornians by a score of
62-59. lt should be pointed out
that three of the Athletics are
Porky Andrews, Harry Kermode and Qordy Sykes.
Against the Athletics Satur-,
day,  California's Bill' Kramer
scored   22  points.   His  check >
•was Andrews.
Before 3,000 persons at Long-
view, Washington last week
the Callfornians nipped Kala-
mas, unbeaten In 74 games,
by a score of 47-46.
But   Penn,   what   does   he .-'
think   of   bis   Chiefs   chance
against  the  Invading  Callfornians?
9ft 9ft eft
"Frankly," said Dick, "I'm
not too worried over the California lads. My boys have been
playing top ball lately and 1
think they stand a good chance
of beating them."
T * T
The   move   to   play   the   hoop
game came as a surprise to  .
badminton  players who were
to have played their finals ln
the gym today.
However, Penn made a deal',
with Ole Bakken and ths in- :
tramuralists   will   play   their
games next week. ,
est eft is*
The tall visitors played Duke
of Connaught high school laat
night and they gave the Dukes
a rough time.
UBC Chiefs recently defeat*
ed Bellingham In an exhibition game and aippeared mora
like the leaders in tbe local
senior Intercity league than
the last place club tbey ar*.
So Penn Is hoping, Just hop-,
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