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 Don Stainsby
Writes Again
Page 3
The Ubyssey
Engineers
Blast Totem
Page 2
VOL. XXXIII
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24,1950
NO. 27
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY'S O'Brien Twins, Ed and John, stand only 5'9", but their agility on the
basketball floor has enabled them to run rings around taller opponents. Here, for contrast, the
Xwlna line up alongside 6'6" Jim Hill, Chieftain center. The O'Briens are starting guards on coach
Al Brightman's squad.
Open Sunday
Challenge
To
er
noval of Sunday restrictions
ttottld be a challenge to the church
to' Infuse people with real rellg-
lOUS feeling," Bill Whitley stated
ih,& Meeting of the Parliamentary! its spirit, not on the law.
Forum Thursday.
proposed change In legislation it
will be a sign that it has outlived
its usefulness to society. As Ryerson said: 'The church depends on
Students attending the noon-
tlQUr discussion voted heavily in
flvOv of the resolution that Vancouver's Sunday restrictions be
lirtbtl. Bill Whitley spoke for the
government and Tom Franck for
thf? opposition.
"if the church suffers from.the
"The present restrictions," he
continued, "are Incompatible with
majority opinion. Present opposition, such as that presented by the
holding of Sunday concerts, is an
indication that many people want
an open Sunday.
"Restrictions were first Introduced on the grounds that people
WIDE RECOGNITION
Grad Gains Fame
in Cancer Research
A young scientist—a UBC graduate of 1935—Dr. Phillip M.
i West who alternated his first undergraduate experiments at
UBC with a vigorous program of practical jokes has been named
"Californian of the Yedr" in a recent fortnight Newsmagazine
award.'He has come to fame as a cancer researcher.
Agriculture Dean Blythe Eagles
waa Jubilant but nol surprised to
hear of Phil West's latest accom-
pliljhment. "We couldn't hold lilm
back," lie recalls. "We gave him
difficult research projects to do to
DM up his excess energy, He carried'them out brilliantly and still
found time to lead fire extinguisher
attacks on  Engineering students."
Today Dr. Phillip West, aged :*""■.
Ik recognized Internationally for
what Is probably the most important single discovery in the long
battle with cancel'. After a year
and a half of Intensive research at,
I'CDA and Birmingham Veterans'
Administration Hospital, Dr. West
has developed a test to determine
quickly, economically and positively the exact, speed of cancer growth.
The test uslo determines the, effectiveness of treatment, being administered, indicates whether it lias
eliminated caii"er, and whether
anti-cancer compounds are having
an effect,
Dr, D. G. I.utrd is probably the
proudest, member of the 1'IIC Kacul-
ty today. It wets lie who supervised
Dt. West's first experiments in soil
chemistry as an undergraduate sixteen years ago. "Kven then he bad
the important requisites of a born
researcher," be stales, "he bad
boundless energy, endess curiosity,
and Imagination."
Dr. Laird helped West with experiments on lllos, the mysterious
enzyme materials necessary for the
growth of bacteria. "He isolated
chemicals that made plant cells run
wild." Dr. Laird remembers, "his
curiosity about plant cells carried
over to an investigation of human
cancer tissue and the Vancouver
hospitals and ("ity morgue wore
driven frantic with his requests for
cancer growths."
Since that time it lias been a
story of tireless, single-purposed research with cancer as the formidable target. Dr. West is unmarried.
At one time the results of his experiments seriously Injured his
health.
Following his graduation from
UHC he attended the I'uiversity of
Wisconsin, and the Columbia College of I'hysiiians and Surgeons.
i|iv look ills line-lev's degree al 2'),
a I'li.D in biochemistry at 22 and
his M.D. a' :.\v financing himself
willi scholarships, emergency hospital work, and waiting on college
tables.
have freedom of worship. Today
there are many agnostics and skeptics who should be afforded the
same liberties as members of religious denominations. The Sunday
blue laws are a residue of the old
idea of the attachment of church
und state. People should have the
right to pursue their activities ln
their own way.
"Removing the restriction would
not force people into business on
Sundays. Whether or not business
operates Is their own concern."
In presenting his arguments for
the opposition Franck said: "The
Sabbath must be set aside for the
welfare of the people. The Sabbath was made for man, not than
for the Sabbath.
"Sunday Is tho one day when the
strong man can not impose his
will upon the weak man. This Is
why the clergy and trade union
officials oppose open Sundays.
Dealing with the moral aspect
Franck said: "What we choose to
do on Sundays is not always the
best course for us. This i.s why
we remove temptations which detract from religious observances.
Sunday is the one day when God
doesn't have to compete with Hetty
Orable  for attention."
Burke Resigns Coaching
Job Because Of Business
VOC, KICKAPOOS STAGE
PEP MEET MINUS TORME
The Squamish Combo, described a* the most versatile
hand in western Canada, led by VOC's bearded beauty, Dick
Lazenbey, will spark the pep meet at noon today by Kica-
poos and VOC in aid of Community Chest.
The pep meet, minus what was to be its main attraction,
Mel Torme, is receiving the full energies of the livewire
groups.
Trev Roote of the VOC is putting together a half hour
show, crammed with fast moving comedy, music and novelties in which the Thunderbird hoop team will be presented
to the student body in a "get acquainted gesture."
$25 Prize Offered
For Card Designs
A Christmas card design competition with two prizes of $25
offered has been announced for UBC students and pupils of the
Vancouver School of Art.
Purpose of the competition Is to* """"
add new designs to those already
being sold in the UBC bookstore,
ln announcing the contest, officials said designs should be some'
thing official but colorful.
Students should submit two designs, one of them suitably mounted. The first design should be
executed vertically and should
measure four inches by five and
one half Inches.
The other design should also
be vertical and three and one half
inches by four Inches in width and
depth. The subject ot this design
must be UBC with the entrance
to the library tloiiHittfiitr in the design.'
All submissions must be done in
black and white and with dramatic creation. No lettering should
udorn the designs.
Students may submit more than
two designs, officials said. .Deadline   for  entries  is  Tuesday.   En-
ABC Offers $400
For Best Music
Manuscript
In in effort to create new music
for string quartet, the American
Broadcasting Company's "Fine
Arts Quartet" is offering a prise
of $400 for the best manuscript
submitted to them.
The competition ls open to residents of the United States and Canada. Final date for submission of
manuscripts is. March 31, 1951.
Further particulars of the con,
test   may   be   obtained   from   Rex
Head Football Mentor Turns In
Resignation At Wednesday Meet
In a surprise move before the Men's Athletic Directorate
Wednesday night, Orville Burke resigned his position as head
coach of UBC's Thunderbird football team.
Although he gave no reason for *;
his resignation ln a letter to the
athletic body, officials said he resigned   "for   business   reasons."
too b6sy
"Burke is too busy downtown,"
Brock Ostrum, president of the
Mens Athletic Association, said al
the conclusion of the meeting. "He
does not feel that he has the time
to spend on the campus, and still
darry out his duties as a businessman."
Ostrum pointed out that Burke's
work was just beginning under the
new athletic setup. "It will take
two or three years before we have
a winning football team," he said.
"But I am sure that there is no
malice whatsoever in Burke's resignation."
Ostrum said that no one has
been considered as a replacement
for Burke and applications have
not been called for.
"This move has definitely come
as a surprise," Ostrum said. "I am
sure that every football fan on the
campus will be sorry to see Burke
resign."
TIXT OF LETTIR
Burke's letter came in the form
of a letter to the MAD. Following is a complete text of the letter.
President,
Men's Athletic Directorate,
University of British Columbia,
Dear Sir:
With the close of the football
season approaching, I felt that 1
should advise you at this time that
I shall not be available for further
coaching duties at the university
at the conclusion of my present
contract.
It has been a privilege and a
pleasure to bave been associated
years and in the years to come
I  shall  treasure the  memories  of
Orville   Burke.
A.
DEEP   REGRET
"It Is with deep regret that we
have had to accept the resignation of Orville Burke," graduate
manager of athletics Oie Bakken
said, following the MAD meeting.
"In the two years that he has
been coaching the' Thunderbird,
no one has commanded the respect of players and spectators
more than he," Bakken said.
STUDENTS JAILED
AFTER AMERICAN
FOOTBALL TILT
At least two UBC students
have been charged with drunk
and disorderly conduct jnd
were lodged In a Bellingham
Jail following the UBC Western
s Washington football tilt Thurs*
day.
It' Is expected that the students will reoelve fines and return' to Vanoouver sometime
today.
Names of the offenders were
not known at press-time.
'Tween Classes
Maupin, music director of the Am
tries may be delivered or mailed to J erlc.an Broadcasting Co., 20 North! our' associations
the UBC bookstore. I Wacker Drive, Chicago 6. j Yours very truly,
TIME'S ALWAYS RIGHT
Sun Dial With Curves, Yet
A sun dial with a concave curved
face to compensate for the margin of error found In conventional
sun dials is the brain child of Blag-
don Phillips, who designed this
unique scientific device for the
Faculty Club lawn in 1946.
The principle ot the dial is based on the fact that the sun und the
clock are only In agreement four
days In the year.
On the other !I61 days there are
varying degrees of dlscepancy,
which amount to a maximum difference of 16 minutes between the
sun and the clock. This time span
may be fast or slow according to
the season.
Thus, in conventional sun dials
corrections have to be made if tho
correct cldck time is wanted. These
corrections will vary according to
the date.
The curved face sun dial needs
no corrections, clock time being
shown directly by using a shadow
point instead of a shadow line.
The hours are represented by
ecliptic curves, which automatically compensate for the discrepancies known as the "equation of
time."
The hour curves are In red and
black; red for the half year from
January to June, and black for
tho half yoar from July to December.
Since the sun Ih at lis zenith
in midsummer, the shadow point
will appear on the part of the
curve nearest to the Roman numerals. Each succeeding day It will
be a little further from the numeral,   along   the   black   curves,   at
the hours.
In mid-winter the shadow point
will be at the extremities of the
curves. After this It will progress
along the red curves.
The position of the shadow point
is therefore dependent upon the
altitude of the sun, and upon the
date, so that the months or the
seasons may be Indicated on the
dial.
Clubs To Back
Lewis' Changes
Mass meeting of clubs supporting of Professor Hunter
Lewis' brief of recommended
changes in the Indian Act will
be held in Engineering 200 at
12:30 p.m. today.
Among clubs attending are
CLU, UN Club, SCM, and
SPM.
fp        *t*        *r
' Social Problems Club meeting Is
cancelled for today. Reason, given
was so that members could support the CLU meeting today on
the Indian question. •
Next regular meeting of the club
will be held next Thursday in
Arts 100.
9fi 9p qp
"Hope for China," a color and
sound movie will be shown today
Moodie Bible Institute and will be
presented on the campus by Varsity Christian Fellowship.
Movie was produced by the
at 12:30 p.m. in Physics 200.
Botanical Garden Society will
hold a meeting today at 12:30 p.m.
in H 209. Mr. George Bovlng will
speak on "plant collecting in Asia."
ONLY FIVE INDIANS HERE
Student Seeks To
Education of 8. C.
Promote
Indians
By JOHN NAPIER-HEMY
"The government is making it
moro and more difficult for Indians to ko to university,'' states
Doug Wilkinson, a UHC agricultural student who is attempting to
promote educational facilities for
Indians through his new magazine,  "Indian  Time."
Wilkinson, a short, greying naval
veteran with Sioux blood, is seeking to Increase Interest in the Indian cause In liis monthly magazine, which he claims has a larger circulation than any other Indian journal.
ONLY  FIVE HERE
"This year the government 1ms
enabled only five Indian students
to attend   1'UC.  This  represents tt
definite decrease oven though the
Indian  population
creased Un'12,000.
"Through 'Indian Time,' I hope to
raise sufficient agitation to get
Ihe government to send more Indian boys to university. If I can
persuade the government to send
two more Indians to university I
will consider that 1 have accomplished something."
"My publication will work for
educational and health services,
keeping In mind the traditions of
our fore-fathers. In the field of education each provincial universit)
has many courses which can be
adapted to Indian needs. UUC,
under the direction of Dr. Gordon
Shnim, has an excellent eight week
short   course  for  rural  young  pen-
of H.C.   has  in-J pie,  which  would  be of particular
benefit to the Indian student.
"Preservation of native culture
and arts, linked with modern education and practical facilities, Is
the only hope for Indian survival."
SPECIAL   ISSUE
Wilkinson plans a special Christinas issue of "Indian Times.'' It
will contain articles of an educational nature written by Indians
and the cover will be illustrated
by an Indian. Twelve, hundred
copies  will  be  printed.
"We are selling subscriptions at
$2 a year," he said. "Anyone who
is interested in Information can
contact me al  Af. 176:","
RESIGNATION of head football coach Orville Burke came as
a .surprise to members of the Men's Athletic Directorate at
their Wednesday night meeting. Burke has resigned because
"of business reasons", according to MAD chairman Brock
Ostrom. Page 2
THE UBYSSEY
.Friday, Noyernber 24,1950
TheUtyssey
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University of flgwin Columbia.
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necessarily those of the Alma MSp' Society nor of the University. '
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QENIRAL STAFF: Copy Editor, Jim Batj||ttJ; CUP Editor, Joan Churchill; Women'*
Editor, Joan Fraser; Sports Editor, Bon f^fuhin; Fine Arts Editor, John Brockington.
Senior Editor—JOWNNAPIER-HEMY
Associate EditoHUVE GRANTHAM
Let s Go Into Business
The Ubyssey believes that if students
are ever to get to the bottom of the aging
question of University bookstore prices, they
are going to have to take matters into their
own hands.
Statistics about the ever-rising costs of
hooks have never been enough to convince
lhe average student that he is paying the
lowest possible retail rate for every book he
buys.
The best way all of us can find out about
the book business is to go into the book business ourselves.
Why not?
,Qther universities have long been oper-
ating co-operative bookstores with notable
success. ,,
Our own Commercemen do a good job
each fall with the book exchange. Granted,
it's not a co-operative effort, but the point
remains that students are capable of running
a book business.
It is with Regret
It is with profound regret that The Ubyssey must announce the resignation of Orville Burke, head coach of the UBC Thunderbird football team. No other coach before
him has commanded the respect of students
and players as did Burke during his two
years as head mentor at UBC.
When football teams lose games consistently, it is inevitable that a hue and cry is
seftt up from either alumni, students or play-
ers. In the past weeks, UBC has witnessed
a -drastic change in its athletic policy and in
she past years it has witnessed a consistently
losing football team.
In many cases, the first person who loses
his head over a losing football team is the
coach. It is notable that during the preliminaries to the athletic shakeup, students and
alumni alike levelled not one word of criticism
against Burke.
* A man of lesser stature would long ago
have given up the task of coaching UBC.
With little depth in his roster and a multitude of injuries, Burke neverthless remained
as coach.
Naturally, actual management of a cooperative business to serve the purposes of
the present bookstore would have to be in
the hands of one or more full-time, hired
men.
The Ubyssey has no quarrel with the
present management of the bookstore as such.
But we do feel that the "reasonable profit"
that is now being taken in by the University
could well go directly back to the students.
We have no Utopian illusions about slashing book prices in half by means of a big,
iat annual rebate. We believe, though that
a worthwhile saving could be made by the
customer-operators.
Whatever the venture's outcome, it would
settle all doubts once and for all.
Is it possible, under sqme other system,
to provide textbooks for students at rates
lower than those now prevailing?
We think so. And we think the co-operative system would be the most sensible way.
M
The point is that Orville Burke didn't
have to lift a hand to help UBC. He is employed at a comfortable salary .by a business
firm which takes up a good deal of Ills time.
Neverthless, he gave of his time and energy
because he had faith in UBC and its ability
to win ball games.
The measure of Burke's worth to the university cannot be measured in the number of
games that he succeeded in making the team
win. This would be a poor standard at best.
His worth lies in the respect that he built
up for UBC amongst other colleges in the conference and in the faith he commanded
amongst players and students at the university.
If Burke's successor has the same faith
in UBC and commands the si*me respect of
students and players, we need have little fear
for the future of football here.
* * *
We notice a poster in the Arts building
urging students to "Sing your way through
Varsity." This seems to confirm our previous
suspicions that a B.A. degree may be had for
a song.
The Bird Cage
by Hyftjn
Quagmire had become cheesed off with
university. Why, he asked, should I be a
social parasite with the government extorting,
money from honest citizens so I can waste
m,y time with such trivia as the esthetic implications of Renaissance Art?
He saw himself as a blood-sucking leech,
a drain on society, and a potentially useless
arts graduate, so long cloistered and sequestered in the unreality of university life as to
be unable to tie a shoe-lace or wash a dish,
let alone hold a job. He would be liberalized,
broadened, and have the basis for ignorance
in an amazing number of fields.
He even wished that he had become an
engineer so that people could point to him,
and say: "There goes a useful, functioning
member of society. He built the Herbert
Anscomb Memorial Bridge between Robson's
Landing and Castlegar." And he would lift
up his head in pride realizing that he was
a cog in a well-oiled machine.
He became infatuated with this notion,
and decided that now was the time to face
Life.
"I", he proclaimed dramatically to his
friends in the Georgia, "am now going out
into society to function. The Outside will be
hard and cold, but enough of this secluded,
monastic existence. Build ye graven images
unto me, and burn ye incence at the altar
of my fame."
He stood, hand poised Napoleon-likp on
his breast, on the threshold of Life, waiting
for his comrades to utter groans of disappointment. He nearly lost his hat in the resulting
sigh of relief.
Quagmire's mother  was  somewhat loss
than happy.
"My son, my son," she sobbed, burying
her wrinkled old face in her apron, "I worked
sixteen hours today selling pansies on the
street-corner so you could get yourself educated. And now, everything I dreamed for—"
Quagmire gulped as she pressed a few
coppers into his hand.
"My boy," cried his father, his bent,
decrepit frame quivering with emotion,, "For
years and years I've picked gum wrappers
off the boulevard so you could go to the
big university to get yourself learned. Here's
fifty cents. I was gonna use it to buy ma
and the kids some beans for supper tonight.
But you need it more than we do,"
And his sister — Alas, he could only
think of what Mr. Livingstone had said on
the subject.
The next clay Quagmire went to see a
hard-headed, realistic business acquaintance,
who explained a degree in terms of leverage.
It seemed that a degree was sort of a crowbar to lever more honest and deserving people
from their hard-won jobs on the grounds that
they didn't have a sufficient back-ground.
Quagmire then turned to a sage, priestly
old professor of his, who spoke of degrees
in terms of military exemption.
'War," said he, shaking his finger knowingly at a battered old globe. "Canada won't
recruit her brains to be moved down in the
front line this time."
"Yes, sir," said Quagmire downing his
eighth beer at the Georgia, "a university
education is the most practical thing you can
have when you come to consider it in terms
of dollars-and-cents value."
Letters T© The iter
TOTIJ* POOR BUY"?
Editor, The Ubyssey,
pear Sir;
The piteous whines of the Totem
staff are plainly heard ln Thursday's UbyBsey. While bragging ot
thejr consistently Wrst rate Totem,
thqy are apparently Insufficiently
convinced of its literary worth to
allow any competition with their
jnastoi'piece. This Is logical. To
many students on the campus and
certainly to most Engineers the
Totem is a poor buy. While It
may be Interesting to use It to
see which suckers joined which
fraternity this year and to read
the three other pages devoted to
Engineers, there ls little else ln lt
of Interest to Engineers. The fact
that the fraternity and sorority
pages are paid for by members of
the fraternities ahd sororities does
not make It any more palatable.
The same thing ean be said for the
large number of pages donated to
self aggrandlasment of Totem and
Ubyssey staff members. The truth
is that the remaining pages Just
aren't worth $4.25. There is a crying need for a low cost yearbook
devoted to the students of a particular faculty and the Engineer's
Yearbook ls a beginning In this
direction. If Totem sales suffer
from its production then it may be
taken that the sudents who did
not buy a Totem are not In favor
of spending $17,500 of student
money on a Vreek Rogle's Gallery
and this sum should be reduced
in future years. If the committee
to prevent duplication of material
eliminates ail references to Engineers from the Totem then It Is
Inevitable that Totem sales w||l
suffer In Engineering. If, however
the staff produces a straightforward T,otem of Intermit to alt faculties then it need fear no inroads
In Its sales from any faculty yearbook.
Yours sincerely,
Frank Berto
3rd Year Mech.
UNITARIANISM
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of MODERN THOUGHT? or are thr
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— PLUS —
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Varsity Ji
THE DEFENCE RESEARCH BOARO
is interested in students in thc following fields:
Aeronautical  Engineer Ins
Aerophysles
Hacteiiology
lllorhcni'siry
liiology
Chemistry
Chemical   Engineering
Civil   Engineering
Climatology
Economics nnd  Political
Science
Electrical  Engineering
Electronic-'
Engineering Physics
(Jeology
Hydrodynamics
Mathematics
Ma llis &   Physics
Mechanical Engineei
Metallurgy
Meleorology
Physics
Physiology
Psychology
liadio Physics
Servo-mechanisms
Slavonic or Russian
Statistics
int
Geography
The Defence Research Hoard is prepared to offer t'inanulnl
assistance to a limited number of high-ranking students who ate
completing their university training this year in the listed fields.
A successful applicant will receive $l"i,'l per month while attending
university, and will tae offered a position In his own field upon
gradual ion, Preference will he given to students doing post-graduate work.
When a candidate is notified of the approval of his application
he will also he advised of the grade, salary and location of the
position he will take up after graduation. He will then be given
lhe oipportunky of accepting or rejecting the offer. Students
accepted on this basis will be required to remain wllh the Board
for a period of four years after graduation.
t'pon selection, the' assistance will be made retroactive to
the dale of application. Those who receive thin assistance from
the Defence Research Hoard may not accept 1>VA benefits or
part-time employment with the university.
In addition lo the above, 150 scientists are required for
Research, Development. Intelligence and Operational Research
positions. The summer-programme of the Hoard will be announced
later.
Application forms may he obtained from the university placement officer.
Appl/r to: Director of Research Personnel, Defence Research
Hoard. Department of National Defence, Ottawa. Ontario.
:
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means so muoh to the recipient
of a gilt in the famous Birks Box.
*       For generations this has meant
.     that the gift will be of traditional
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1
When the occasion is important
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The Pause.That Refreshes
COCA-COLA LTD.-   VANCOUVER Friday, November 24,1950
THS UBYSSEY
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frETS SEE NOW
Honorary
Plans Talent
By JOAN FRASER
Next spring, Delta Sigma Pi, women's honorary sorority,
plans to stage a Talent Show. It will be a project strictly for
thp girls. Irene Carlson, the group's veep, asked me to announce
audition dates for all those interested in the project.
To fluote Irene, "Could you please tell the girls to turn
qut to addition, no matter What they do—for we'd like to be
able to choose from as much talent as possible."
Musical auditions, which will be«>
Judged by Mre. Harry daskin, are
ty take place in the'Stage room
pt f8rock Hall at 12:30 Monday,
flint's the 27th) dramatic work
((fkttj* or v^hat Have you) and dan-
o,ing will be Judged Tuesday noon
at ,tfte afuqe J»laca. Both of these
njsy be either solo or group.
Irene suggests that girls who are
interested In the dance auditions
|>rlng their own records or acconr-
paniment.
The Idea behind the project is
Iwotold. Tbe gals would Uke to
discover new talent on tbe campus, and:at the Bame tltne tUey
ylsh to raise some money to c|o-
nate to the Gym Fund and the
yTotnen's Residences. If you are in-
termed In this project, be sure
to turn up at the tryouts nejtt
week. Excellent Judges will be on
fcand to help you, and even if you
^ren't chosen, you might be able
(|o help on the organisational end
of things.
*      *      ¥
1 notice tkhat the last Vogue is
f(SaturinI (surprise) resoft fa-
fhions—what to wear if you are
piatuvinj* to go down to Bermuda
or Cuba. This ls a refreshing
change from all tjie Christmas ad-
vertlilng going on. All those beautifully cut clothes almost make
you Wish for summer.
:SM% fye It, thought It's No-
VAfflb.tr. ^bnut this time'the soc-
kfi&iftg 'm&f teropprartly for the
UBC student. But wait about three
weeks. Then thf gftJs ,*wlll really
blfMpin fortb ,ip #11 their finery.
On The Wagon
. > * A
with Oq9 Stf ^tfey
ipeaking of purty clothes I can
nqt reslat mentioning two of the
ptmtttilt dresses I've seen for a
lotvg Mm. JtPhey we*e at the Phra-
terep formal. One was a very bou-
ffant dress of white tulle, featuring a pretty stole. The other dress
w^i i;eally jdarling—made or cham-
pagfle-cojored satin, it had an en-
or^mouely full oversklrt ot cinnamon n,et. Matching gloves completed thc ensemble.
I see that the really up-to-date
gal should ,be Untlng Uer hair to
match the color of her dress. Hulr
tlntp IIW to* Wlted out. Examples
In tiie t$»hlofl w# were showing
rod hair and p. red dress anil blue
hair and a blue dress. Well, I
don't know , . .
*s*       *t*       •"**
The sorority initiations being
planned lu the nea,r future.
Happy days for the pledges. Delta Sigma Mi had t^ieli initiation
lust night.
The coming of exams..The way
the library la so full  these days.
That nqw sang "The Thing"—
evidently it has taken the state
by storm.
Councillors Look
Into Changes
In Constitution
Two student council members
have been ordered to investigate
the possibility of revamping the
AMS constitution.
Jim Midwinter, co-ordlnator of
activities, and Ivan Feltham, sophomore representative, will comb
through the list of student laws
to ensure that 'students are fairly represented" in their student
government.
The lack of faculty representation Is one stumbling block' which
Midwinter will attempt to overcome.
"Twelve hundred engineers and
hundreds of students in other faculties can only channel their
thoughts through one man, the
head of Undergraduate Societies
Committee," he said.
"We aren't  assuming the  constitution needs revamping, we are
just going to have a good look
and find out.'
The Ubyssey etMtorp, ,fin«ri.«\B tthi,ms«lH««
with • klnasiwd newspaper, opened sn Aid
closet snd pulled former editor pnd columnist
Pen atsinsby out of the mothballs. A Uttle fresh
grease was necessary before ths w*,Qt>n-wne,ele
turn «9Sln, but here he is.
Greetings once again, pes-braifled play-
ma'tes of the pleasant past. Mind If the Wagon
stpps a moment and Dobbin is sat out to
graze?
(Pardon the curtains, if you will, but the
Wagon has acquired the women's tpuch since
our last visit in Point Grey, but tha empties
still clutter up one malt'odorod corner, so
the change isn't as great as all that.
You haven't changed much, either, ipy
muleheaded little monsters. Hardly at all at
all.
F'rinstsnce, the USC, almost as ineflectual
as ever, is at outs with tha Pub, and ths Engineers are at outs with tha Pub and the
Pub is at outs with everyone in particular
Snd everyone is hurling paste pots at the
Pub.
«
All this in spite of the fact the Pub
is producing .the best Ubyssey in the memory
oi this greyheaded scribe—best in looks, content and reliability. And in spite of the fact
the Directory wqs out the earliest in history
and the Totem is shaping up (most miraculous thing) on time and promises to be well
worth a jug of any man's rum.
Yup, generally ipeaVing, Dobbin and tjhe
Wagon find we could pull up h»re and read*
just in a matter of moment*.
Half the can>pus still seems to be inanely
frothing at the mouth over things tiie other
half is doing. Two-thirds of the Toties doing
their stretch this year arenas firmly convinced the campus is going to hell as ever they
used, to be.
All this tripe fthQUt HtM&nt'lethargy and
-the state lunewd given J* recently. I<et us
make no bqnes-<w,e coifwider letliai-gy ? f i tie
tihinig and |»rson«41y W* wwy Xw** tf) *°
see it go. ftut not reajly ^orry, for its space
will sprout agein suite soon.
And it will grow until stopped briefly in
.^nother JW to 15 yetars. Hiyjpens all the -Hm,
my aiuapei'ing stumblebums, happens aU the
time. ""
Now tha Engineers gre wandering oif
b^to pp^oely isotlntioniiim with their own
private ytayhqojk—the campus #edbeys always were a little spoiled. Put their bite
Isn't much.
And the Totem staff is claiming the and
has come for the A$IS yearbook but such is
not the case. These problems are continually
oropping up; someone is always frothing in
the face about a world-shaking problem whioh
remsins world-shaking just si long as thp
Ubystey's editors (a fine bunch though occasionally rather stupid) continue to consider ii
news and fan it along.
Jbfi noise-makers sre new, but the
screeches sound the same.
But, my dull, downtrodden, dormant
dolts, the Wapon and Dobbin are amazed'to
see the same general foul-up in the campus
' oafegeries and the book store where the staffs
have never heard of. speed. We thought surely the end of that would have come ere now.
Yup, excepting the "mock" in Mock Parliament, things are pretty much the same.
But soft! my fancy fairy friends, what's this?
The CLU and U.N. club (upstarts, both) have
talked a round half-dozen others into helping
them do something about our native Indians.
This, why .this is—co-operation. An unheard
of thing.
'Tis too much, my addled apes, for the
wagon to take calmly. Come along, Dobbin,
make the wheels go round. Anybody here
ttytfi Georgia boun,d?
lost
BLACK LKATHEIt'fclPPER loose-
Leaf In Caf. Findef please phone
Walt at CH 3972, * >
BLACK KENWOOp OVERCOAT,
pockets contain important keys.
Lost In Medical 8ci«aces Bldg. Ph.
Reg at KE 0485R.
and driving.
0184 M.
D. B. Doxseo'ut AL
from   WRIST   WATCH
lndenttfied   ftt   Lost   &
POUND
WORKS
may   be
Found. t
PEARL NECKLACE may be identified at Lost & Pound.
CHANGE PURSE may be identified
at Lost & Found.
FOR SALE
DISC RECORDER, Phone Jim at
AL 0834L.
MOth SHARE in welt equipped c:a-
In on Hollyburn Mt. Congenial male
companions. $100. Phone Jim CH
4271.
1935 FORD COACH In good condition, $225. CE. 4141.
SINGLE BREASTED TUX size 36.
good   condition, flo. Also  FAWN
TWEED SPORTS COAT, size 3G
lu 1st cass condition, $7, 2249 York
Ave, Phone CH 9579.
1948 CUSTOM DODGE, fluid drive,
radio,  heater, in excellent  condition, one owner. KE 1859 U
TtRAILER $195. Trailer Camp No. 3,
2117   Westhrook   Place.   Ask   for
Roy, trailer No. 28, AL 0014.
TUXEDO as new, size 38-40, $50.
Bi-own   business suit,   size   36-40,
$15. Russian mlpk fur coat  $50.
Matched  set ladles rawhide  luggage, $50. West 1021.
SKIS, 2 pairs, 8'6" laminated skiis,
fully equipped. Phone Ray at MA
4281 or MA 8930.
XMAS TRANSPORTATION
ROOM  for 2 or 3 passengers  in
car  going   to  Creston.   See   Ken
Kolthammer ln Room 107. Chem.
Bldg at 12:30 any day.
TRANSPORTATION wanted by 2
students to Calgary or Regina leaving about 15th Dec, to return
by 7th Jan. Will share expenses
WANTED BY 3 GIRLS, transporta-
tion as iar as Calgary. Leaving
around 19th Dec. Write to Hut
Representative, 5515 Agronomy Rd.,
UBC.
.ROOM 4 BOARD, ETC.
GOOD ROOM & BOARD for man.
$55 per month, 3 meals, close to
UBC bus, warm, comfortable accommodation. 4411 W 11th AL
3256M.
SINGLE ROOM WITH full board^
for one girl available after Dec.
18, 4377 W 12th. AL 0694M.
ACCOMMODATION  available  Immediately for  single  studentB at
Acadia and Fort Camp Dorms. Also
for MARRIED students, accommodations   available   at   University
Camp,    Little    Mountain    Camp.
Apply Housing Administrator, Rm.
205A at PhysiCB Bldg.
TRANSPORTATION
RIRERs WANTED from Marpole
via Marine Drive or 49th dally tor
8:30's. Phone FR 8642.
NOTICES AND MEETINGS
TYPING.   Essays,   theses,   notes,
etc Will pick up and deliver. Very
reasonable    rates.    Phone    Mrs.
Moerman at KE 1267R.
ISC SOCIAL EVENING, Trlnids-
dian food & music will be held this
Fri. 24th Nov. 8:30 P.M. St 48*6
Puget Drive. Come fc enjoy yourself!
TYPING. English and foreign Ian-
guages. Essays, theses, manuscripts, card work, letters ot application. Miss Eloise Street. Dalhouele
Apts. AL 0656R.
EVENING MEETING tJP TB8
GERMAN CLUB on Nov. 24th, Fri.
at 4541 W. 3d. All welcome.
TYPING: Essays, Theses^ at home.
12c per page by experienced typist.
Phone Bobby at 2575 E. 5th, HA
1520 R. :_
TAILORING, Dressmaking, alterations. Dorothy Curtis, AL 1608m
anytime.
1 Days service TYPING -of anf
description. BA 3852.
TYPING....
WUILU!
■«£&  K~/AiH»W
ESSAYS, THESES, MANUSCRIPTS, NOTES, ETC
MODERATE RATES — PROMPT SERVICE
4180 W. 11th Ave.
MRS. A. O. ROUNSQN*
ALma 091W
HI.]... »L il ■ JUB!
Jsin tht thsts-ondf tf mn who qn
providing f sr financial sscarlty whir
thslr working days ars ovtr thrsagl
Rttlrtnent Into
f CA
M A
• .»■«  *
C-15
ERIC V. CHQWN, U*B., Branch mww
Vancouver Branch Olliee — 402 W. Pender Street
EAT0N'5C§mpu8 pavourite of the Weik
£ojy by J04N-
modclled by JOAN BARTON
Christmas holidays -foon and Winter
sports come to the fore. The snap in
the weather mmm skiing to many
UBC students-and for them EATON'S
has everything from poles g^d flanks
tQ ski clothes. See EATON'S selection
for just-what-you-want in ski equipment.
Jrving of Montraa-I Resigned this trim,   ^
three piece 3ki outfit in wool gabar-       ^
dine. It features such practical details
as q nQn-$lip belt and a zipper pocket
in thj© left sleeve. Beige and cocoa   Tf fe
brown, grgy and teal blue. 49^95
Sportswoar, »pcond floor
Hklms uiltt-t of citton iculMii'ditio
Willi  loatlior palms. 2.0S
Sporting ,Gootis,
Lower Main Floor
Flue Tyrol Ski boots for tiie
Hciloii.s skier. KamouH (or their
I'xce.llojit, fit and lqugl^stlng
UUHllty. 4S.QO
Sportina Goods,
Lower *1aln Floor
Ski uiiuipiueut—poles, and skis.
Sporting Goods,
Lower Main Floor
'7 expected you to run out of gas but not out oj Player's?'*
• • ffftfsW ' (Stiff Mfi V* LiMITtP Page 4
Tan
THE UBYSSEY
Friday, November 24, 1950
Seattle-UBC Battle Saturday
Chieftains, Bii
In Weekend
By RON PINCHIN
The University of British Columbia
maple courts at home for the second sUi
they meet Seattle University Chieftains
night at 8 p.m. in the UBC gym. ,
In their opening games last week
Birds ended up even with Seattle
Pacific College, dropping a 4847
heartbreaker in the Initial tilt, hut
coming back strong to take Saturdays game 61-5G.
Coach Jack Pomfret will floor the
same starting quintet that paced
the Saturday victory. Art Phillips
Itrbirds hit the
.weekend when
W and Saturday
and Ron Stuart will cover the double-post positions, and Maury Mulhern, Willis Louie and John Southcott will control the "two ln and
three out" system.
HANDS  FULL      .
Southcott, three year letterman
and one of the mainstays on this
year's squad, scored 14 points in
Saturday's contest, and will be
counted on to carry more than
his share of the scoring load this
week-end.
Louie and Mulhern will have
their hands full checking Chieftains.' O'Brien Twins, 6'9" sophomore sensations.
The Seattle guards tallied 17
points each when that university's
squad posted an 87-66 victory over
Western Washington in their .season opener last week-end.
TOP MISHMEN
Ron Stuart, who has brought an
occasional smile from coach Pomfret for his sterling rebound play,
will find rebounding-chaslng tougher to snare against the visitors
8'o" centre, Bill Higlin.
Higlln and Elmer Speldel, who
netted 22 points in the Seattle
group's opener, are the only two
returning lettermen on coach Al
Brightman's  squad.
Remainder of the team is composed of a top flight freshmen five
that competed in the AAU playoffs last season.
WON TWO OF THREE
Seattle U's freshmen team competes in Inter-city play similar to
that action seen by this school's
Chiefs
Firei
Out
in Shut
ds 7-0
The J. IreiM*! toccer team demonstrated in't|e stadium yesterday why jH»jri|re considered the
finest soccer Owit In Canada wheu
they overwMMled an outclassed
Thunderbird,*#*d 7-0.
A drenchtafHin, did not prevent both clttlji from dishing up
smart ^g»w«. fhe visitors took
command ttv&m* opening whistle
and applied tffMre throughout to
win going M*•
With PrMlkitnbler leading the
way, flrefllhtiri scored three
goals in thei fljNt hair and added
four more Ijl $• second to leave
Puchack in tli.Vavsity net with
seven belli tf return from the
nets. I *
Thunderbird^ bad the misfortune of Pteyil •,sharp Firemen
crew on OMf their good days
and under whl| proved to be ideal
conditloni tm the "old pros.*'
Given a dry % and a fast field
the 'Birds wow compare favourably with the Ijihly rated visitors.
The Flreinettisljould be commended for their,!| iportsmannhip In
playing under |be adverse conditions, vi
For the loan, Ivan Carr, Boh
Moulds, John fiinqulst and Don
Olelg were ettndouts. The fans
would certainty appreciate a second helping Ofetbe high brand of
soccer display*] to both clubs yes-
terady.
BIRDS FACE
PUCK ALL-STARS
The UBC THfrNDERBIRD hockey  team  faces Its  toughest   tost
In  regular 1949-1950  play, j of the season ,to date at   Kerrls-
the university group downed  that j dale   Arena   Monday   when    they
city's Alpine Dairy who last year
finished fourth in the AAU tournament.
Last year, Thunderbirds grabbed two ot three outings with the
Chieftains, winning by one and two
points respectively in home play,
but dropping their way contest.
In any case, "One of the finest
teams ever seen in Vancouver will
perform this week-end," said mentor Pomfret.
tackle the Vancouver Conlmercial
League   All-Stars.
The game premises to be a hard
fought affair an both clubs arc out
for a win. The victor will be In a
strong positions,to represent the
lower mainland Jn the B.C. Senior
"B" playdowns.1*
Tickets for the contest are on
sale In the AMU ticket office and
will be available at the gate. Student price is 50 cents,
I'd run miles and miles to bring you tbe news first.   Listen every hour
on the hour—CKNW, "Top Dog" on your radio dial. *
'Sockem Stiff wins by a knock-out! How about
a word to the folks, Sockem .; Were you ever
in trouble?"
'Yes,  I   had  lots of trouble with Dry Scalp
and   unruly   hair.   Hut   I   kayoed   both  with
'Vaseline'  Hair Tonic."
Vaseline HAIRTONIC
ACTION of this type will be seen Saturday in the stadium when UBC Rugger squad play host
to the Rowing Club in the grudge battle of the y ear. Rowing Club is almost entirely ex-UBC
'Birds Drop Final
In Sea of Mud
Playing In a sea of mud, UBC
Thunderbird1 footballers dropped
their final game to Western Washington Vikings 25-9, in the best
game they have played to date.
'Birds played a head's up game
but were again outmanned by the
powerful Vikings.
Western's runners found pay-
dirt four times, once in each quarter but were able to complete only
one convert. Two were missed and
one  was  blocked  by  UBC.
Johnny Ployart scored 'Birds
only touchdown In the third quarter on a 20-yard run. Convert was
called back for Interference. On
second attempt'Dave MacFarland
went through centre for the extra point,
A Flemoms to Ployart pass wus
Intercepted on Western's goal line.
Ployart nailed tho Viking for a
two point touchback to end UBC's
scoring.
Dave MacFarland and ('eorgie
Pull were standouts for the locals.
MucFurlunil was in on nearly every
tackle in the 40 minutes lie played.
Pull got away time and again only
to be brought down by the last
man.
INTRAMURALS
Notice:
The draw will be posted for
playoffs Rrlday *noon. The games
being played Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
Managers please check notice
board to see when playing.
Monday, Nov. 27
12:30 Field  Houee
1 Kappamsig vs PE A
2 Ex Byng vs Mechs A
3 lambda Chi vs Testubers CIS
4:30 Field  Houee
1 Architects vs Testubers CIS
2 Teachers Tr. vs Comm B
3 Playoff Game ,
Tuesday, Nov. 28 Start of playoffs
Sfi 9p 9ft
All intramutal managers are
asked to attend a meetlrig.
Monday. Nov. 27 in Hut Ll
at 12:30 p.m,
SPORTING  GOODS
Quality Equipment Fbr
FIGURE SKATING
BADMINTON, FOOTBALL |
SKMNG, GOLF, ETC.
SHAW'S
TAtlow 2714 — 608 Robson
Between Granville and Seymour
HOCKEY
There will be a meeting Tues-
any 12:30 p.m. in the Gymnasium
at the north end tor all those interested in playing Intramural ice
hockey. *
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Before The Christmas Season
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Reunion with the family—that's Christmas
as it should be! Those marvellous home-
cooked meals—the joys of "remembering
when" with the ones you love. Go by bus
and squeeze out every last moment of
the holidays with those fast, frequent
schedules that get you there and bring
you back—pronto. Bus fares are so low
you'll save something extra to put in
the Christmas stocking.
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