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 MAMMOTH HOSPITAL  FETE IS NOVEL "FIRST FOR UBC"
• UBC "FIBSTERS"—LEFT,—Mamook executive memb-
Ron Grantham, Vivian Golos, Frances Hillier, and Bob
Armstrong, who are planning the carnival. CENTRE,—Carnival chorus cuties cut capers in preparation for COTC army
show. RIGHT,—Chorine floor show soloists Joan Anderson
and Roma McDonald.
Tfalktyustt
/ol. XXVII
VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1945
No. 57
Players Tame
StratfordShrew
•   "TAMING OF THE SHREW", will emerge next week
into one of the biggest hits ever produced by the Players
Club.
Haddad Sings .
Rehearsals are still under way
tand will continue until the actual
presentation of the play on March
14-17.
ARGUE LEADS
Lead in the prdouction is taken
by Jim Argue playing Petruchio.
Beverly    Wilson    is   Petruchio's
shrew.
Hortensio the comic is played by
Jerry Williamson. Katharine's
father Baptists is played by Gerald
Newman, while tiie love interest
Is portrayed by Derek Ralston as
Lucentio and Dorothy Lowther as
Bianca.
MAESTRO VERSATILE
The part of Tranio, Lucentio's
servant is taken by Greg Miller,
well known campus maestro and
crooner. Other people taking part
are Art Alexander as the pedant,
Joyce Harmon as the widow,
George Baldwin as Grumio and
lest but not least John Niewdrop
as Gremio.
The story of "Taming of the
Shrew deals with a proud and
beautiful woman who has always directed her temper in
any way she wished and got
results. But she finally meets
her match inva young man who
is equally as strong willed. He
persuades her to marry him
and shortly after takes her to
his home. Here she is given
the worst kind of treatment
possible and ends up loving it
and the man.
Tickets have been going fast and
if rumors are true this year's production will be something to remember.
Symphonic Club
Elects Executive
• THE 1945-1946 executive for
the new University Symphonic Club was chosen ln a meeting of
the club on Monday, March 5th.
The executive is Leon Bjarna-
son, president; Stephen Howlett,
vice-president; and Jean Thomson,
secretary-treasurer. The new advertising manager will be chosen
in a future meeting of the club.
Sidney Wigen, retiring president, announces that the new executive will go into effect immediately. He also announces the
program of the club's meeting
next Friday. It consists of Beethoven's "Leonora Overture No.
3," Mendelssohn's "Italian Symphony," and the Sixth Symphony
of Tschaikowsky,
Kiwanis Club
Will Entertain
"Vets" Friday
• THE   MAIN   lounge   of   the
Brock will be the scene of a
gala show Friday when the Ki-
wanle Club entertains approximately 130 soldiers from the Military
Hospital.
Something m the way of an experiment if well received the show
may be the start of a twice a
month series of Kiwanis concerts.
The personnel of the hospital
changes about that often.
MANY VANCOUVER PROS
The well-rounded programme Includes the^siames of many professional Vancouverites. Among
those taking part are Flora Anders
who will be remembered for her
spirited "Theatre Under the Stars"
performances, Mary Mac "Canada's
own Sophie Tucker", Horace Chapman CBC tenor and Jean Wilson
accompanist.
Community singing will be
led by Charlie Plant and the
Kiwanis Glee Club under the
direction of Charlie Plant will
be present.
UBC CHORINES WILL APPEAR
UBC's own chorines of the past
two years Red Cross balls will be
on hand with their eye-appealing
entertainment.
The concert will be held from
8:30-10:30. Transportation to and
from the hospital has been arranged for those needing it.
At the Monday downtown luncheons returned active service men
are regularly entertained by the
Kiwanis who are to be congratulated for their work among the
convalescents.
U,S, Presidency
Is Public Service
• CAMBRIDGE,   Mass.    (UP)-
In repsonse to a questionnaire
from the secretary of his Harvard
class of 1904, President Roosevelt
wrote that his hobbies are "the
same, only more," that he has
written "altogether too much,"
and that he has traveled "about a
million miles." As to public services performed, he noted simply.
"President of the United States."
Sophs Sway S. American Way
• SCINTILLATING rhythms of
Rhys Thomas' orchestra will
piovide the music for the annual
Soph party, to be held in the
Brock, Tuesday, March 13.
Keeping to the South American theme, prizes of recordings of Xavier Cugat's music,
and sheet music of a similar
type will be given. Although it
is Impossible to obtain any
chill can came, or hot tamalc,
refreshments will be served.
The tickets, which will be given
out free to all sophs, may be obtained in the Quad at the beginning of next week. Others who
wish to attend will be Required
to pay the nominal -sum of $1.25.
Keith MacDonald, Sylvia Dyson,
George Hamilton, and Nancy Macdonald are in charge of arrangements.
All sophs are urged to keep the
night of Tuesday, March 13, open
for their annual class party.'
... Here Today
Revision Board
Draws Primary
Constitution Plans
• BROAD outlines have been
reached by the Student Government Revision Board, concerning their plan for the student government constitution.
Codification of these proposals
have yet to be made before the
final decisions are presented to
the general student body for ratification.
Three   significant   motions
were moved unanimously while
Les Raphael withheld his vote
on the fourth.   However, two
weeks ago Friday, the Board
unanimously voted that there
would be no public dissension
among   its   members   which
would thus make a minority
report impossible.
The first motion creates an Undergraduate   Societies   Committee
whose chairman  shall be elected
by the executives of the societies
and shall replace the president of
MUS.
SOCIAL COORDINATOR
A Coordinator of Social Activities on Council will head a committee formed of representatives
from LSE, MAA, Women's Activities (WUS) and Undergraduate
Societies Committee. This CSA
will oversee the social calendar,
noon-hour events and all other
social activities. He will be elected at large from fourth year.
To enlarge Students' Council in
the interests of greater representation, second and third year representatives will be placed on Council.   The third year representative
will drop the title of Junior Member.   These   two   additional  councillors will be elected at large,
Election of the President of
LSE formed thc fourth motion.
It was decided  by the Board
members with the exception of
Les Raphael  who didn't vote,
that   LSE   President   shall   be
elected by the LSE committee
consisting of the presidents of
the major and minor clubs.
This outline of student  government was forwarded by Jim Wilson since it was a composite plan
of   the   various   ideas   of   Wilson,
Bruce Yorke and a few others.   It
enlarges Council to eleven voting
members by the inclusion of CSA
and second year representative.
JOHN HADDAD SINGS TODAY
IN NOON PASS FEATURE
•JOHN HADDAD, a noted American tenor will present a
varied selection of songs including an aria from an 18th
century opera and selections from Tschaikowsky, Massenet,
Herbert, Rubenstein and Toisti in the auditorium today at
12:30. '
WELL-GROUNDED
Mr. Haddad gained his musical
experience   from   a   wide   background of studies in the USA and
Canada. His present coach is Miss
Dorothy Creamer of Seattle.
Mr. Haddad Is at present engaged for radio concerts with
the United States War Department of overseas broadcasts at
San Francisco.   John Haddad
will be remembered In Vancouver for his broadcasts with
the CBR in 1942. He Is currently arranging a contract with
CBS tor a series of broadcasts
from New York.
When here, Mr. Haddad will be
accompanied by Miss Gwendolyn
Williams of Vancouver.
This program will be a special
pass feature and will be free to
students. It will be presented under the sponsorship of the Literary
and Scientific Executive. Other artists presented as special LSE pass
feature attractions have been Pnul
Robeson, Adolph Koldovsky, and
others.
Irish" Freshmen
Will Cavort
With St. Patrick
• SURE AND begorra and Frosh
colleens and their escorts will
cavort at the Irish Frosh Frolics
from 9:00 till 1:00 in the Brock to
the music of Varsity's favorite orchestra, March 15, just two days
before the great day.
The Irish theme will be carried
out in both the decorations and
favours, Cash Wilson, head of the
decorating committee, announced.
The  affair,  planned  strictly
for the enjoyment of the Frosh,
will be entirely free to them.
Students in other years who
wish to attend the party must
pay 75 cents per person.
Tickets will be given out in the
Quad next week on presentation
of students passes.
SERVICEMEN WELCOME
Servicemen who registered at
Varsity at Christmas are reminded
that they too are Frosh and are
especially welcome.
There will be refreshments, also
free to Frosh.
Tiie committee in charge of the
dance include Herb Capozzi, Norah
Clarke, John Ellis, Bob Rae, Teddy
Knapp, and Cash Wilson.
WUS Will Install
President Friday
• WUS   WILL   hold   a   general
meeting  in  Arts  100  at  12:30
tomorrow for the purpose of installing the new president and officers.
Nominations must be in to WU
S by today. All women are asked
to turn out for this important
meeting.
USSR Writer
Gives Address
Here March 14
• MME. NILA MAGIDOFF, dynamic and talented young Soviet Journalist will speak to the
students of UBC Wednesday,
March 14 at 12:30 in the auditorium.
Sponsored by the Vancouver
Branch of the National Council
For Canadian-Soviet Friendship,
Mme. Magidoff has spoken to
thousands in the USA on behalf
of the American War Relief.
She has pursued mstay vocations
among them that of a musician,
and a dress designer, and has
worked as a farmer and a sailor
in war torn Russia.
Two years ago she married Robert Magidoff, an American-Russian journalist, and their story is
the theme of the film "Song of
Russia."
It is felt by the National Council that Mme. Magidoff can do a
great deal towards furthering understanding and goodwill between/
Canada and the USSR. For this
reason she is speaking to the student body as it will be the youth
of Canada and Russia who will
have the responslbilty of building
the future friendship and peace
between the two countries.
Letters Club Calls
For Applications
• SECOND year students interested in joining the Letters
Club for next year are asked to
send In written applications for
membership, addressed to the Secretary, Mary Quan, Arts Letter
Rack. All applications should be
in before Wednesday, March 14th.
Applicants who have not attended a meeting during the past
season, are asked "to meet the Club
Executive in Professor Creighton's
office, during the noon hours of
Wednesday and Thursday, March
14th and 15th.
Army, Bands, Dances, Feature
Gigantic 3 Day Entertainment
*   COMING AS a climax to the oddest publicity campaign
ever to be launched on the university campus is the announcement of the other "First" for UBC.
Stepping up to take its place be
side the Red Cross Ball, the Undergraduate Formal and other events that have become "annual"
on the campus, the Hospital Carnival today broke Its veil of secretive publicity to champion itself
as "Another First for UBC."
Opening on March 19, and
continuing for three fun-pack-
' ed days, the Carnival will set
a new precedent for entertainment magnitude with its many
bands, its dances, Its musical
carnival and its banquet.
ATMOSPHERE AIDS
Monday, the first day, the Carnival will, get into full swing and
will start to set the stage with the
Carnival "atmosphere" that will
be necessary for the other days.
This day has been entitled "Program Day," and Is exactly what lt
says it will be. The day will be
turned over completely to the selling of a 16 page program that has
been designed in three bright Carnival colors, and was planned as
a fitting souvenir of such a big
event
It is hoped that a large part of
the Mamook Hospital Fund will
be raised by the sale of these programs, which will sell at fifty
cents each and to make the
bargain better, the programs will
admit students to one of the other
events. Thi number printed on
the back is tiie owner's lucky
number in the Carnival Raffle.
Tuesday promises to be the kind
of a day students will long remember, for two great attractions will
be presented.
At noon, a new Innovation in
noon-hour  entertainment  will
be given Its premiere In the
Auditorium.   This will be the
long-awaited  COTC  presentation, THE ARMY SHOW.
Starring a cast of 60, and an orchestra of 15, the army will make
its debut on the concert stage in
a fast-paced "racy" modern musical-comedy.
Some of the highlights of the
show are: its amazing ski-jump;
the Four-Barrelled Boogie; and a
novelty on "unmentionables."
Carnival charged admission price
to the show ls twenty-five cents
per head.
TEA DANCE 'FREE' IF-
A free TEA DANCE is planned
for Tuesday afternoon In the
Brook Hall. It is free, that is, to
those students who have bought
and present their programs. RAFFLE DRAWING will also be held
at this function.
Added entertainment at the Tea
Dance, besides the name orchestra,
will be the presence of two FORTUNE TELLERS, who will foretell the future to exam-worried
students for just one dime—all
proceeds of course will go to the
Carnival Fund.
Final functions of the Carnival
will be held Wednesday.
At 6:30 p.m. a large BANQUET
will be held ln the maw lounge of
the Brock Hall.
This affair, which has been
sponsored mostly for the en
tertainment of the boys tt the
nearby hospital, is not open to
students. Admission will be by
Invitation    only   and   then
only if the invited pays fl. tt
promises, nevertheless, to be
quite  the  thing, with man/
faculty members and very good
guest speakers In attendance.
Wednesday night, at titt pm,
the old Brock Hall will see the
Carnival brought to a fitting and
a very grand climax.
This wiU be the FINAL DANCE.
FINAL DANCE DUTCH'
After students have paid their
admission price of 75 cents, (atod
this is strictly Dutch), they will
be able to dance themselves to
death to the music of TWO ORCHESTRAS.
One of the orchestras is mekinf
its first appearance on the campus,
It is composed of mostly youths
and was chosen by the committee,
after doing some auditioning, U
the young orchestra that wag meet
likely to succeed.
The second band, well, that's
a surprise, but lt promises to
be one of Vancouver's beet-
liked ones.
A fortune teller will also
her appearance at the Final
(not one of those at .the tea-
dance) f so it will be possible to
check up on the first ftirtjMtyt
ling job to see If H was okay.
'HOSPITAL FUN' FUND
Proceeds from all events are fo-
ing into what is known as thf
"Mamook Hospital Fund." This
fund is being raised] so as to tup- '
ply subscriptions to all the latest
magazines, book-of-the-month, and
literary guild selections, games,
and other recreational facilities
that are needed ln a military hospital.
The fund is for the purpose of
supplying these things to the boys
at the Vancouver Military Hhoe-
pital, Point Grey Annex, which la
so close to the UBC campus.
Members of the Carnival Committee are: Vivian Golos and Bob
Armstrong, joint chairmen; Francis Hillier, secretary; Ron Grantham, Mamooks president; Catherine Anderson, Aro Aho, Geoffrey Fawcus, program layout and
art; Ernie Hill, advertising sales]
Mary Lou Jeffries, decorations;
Tom Smith, Army Shew.
Undergrade Elect
Prexies March 14
•   ELECTIONS for the presidents
of the undergraduate societies
of science, arts, and commerce will
be held on March 14th ln rooms
which will be announced soon.
This year the voting will be
by secret ballot, The nominations will come from the meetings of Arts and Commerce but
the Sciencemen have already
nominated their candidates.
It is not yet known when the
Aggies will elect their new president.
Farmers Hold Field Day
Aggies Trip to Aggassiz March 17
By ELEANOR BRYANT
•   IT'S  HERE AGAIN,  Aggies-
that event of the year, the annual Agassiz Field Trip.
Saturday, March 17, Aggie Undergraduates will be given the opportunity to study the practical
side of the various phases, of agriculture.
AGASSIZ  MODERN
One of B.C.'s most modern experimental stations, Agassiz offers exhibits in horses, cattle,
sheep, swine, agronomy, dairying,
poultry, and horticulture, The
following students are responsible
for displays; T. Willis-Animal Hus
bandry; W. Stewart-Agronomy;
K. Devlin-Dairying; H. Gasper-
done-Poultry; L. Denby-Horticul-
ture.
All Aggie lectures mid labs
wiU be cancelled on thc day of
the Meld trip and those Aggie
men in good standing will be
given leave from military
training.
Those Aggies who intend to go
and have paid Uie required $2.50,
will leave the CPR station by the
10:30 train Saturday morning, arriving back in Vancouver at 10:15
Saturday night.
Thc main event of the field
trip will be thc rompetltive
judging of the various livestock
and farm producs displays.
Trophies for the winners in the
contest will be presented at the
spring banquet to be held the
following week.
John  Farrow,  president of  the
Aggie Undergrad, and George Axon are charge of arrangements for
the trip.
Aggies—do you want to know
what agriculture outside of a lecture room can be like? Find out
at Agassiz.
7: EDITORIAL PAGE ....
. . . THE UBYSSEY . . .
MARCH S, 1945
The Editors Retire
In tune with the quickening pulse of
scholastic life at UBC, the Ubyssey editors
and staff are Returning to their studies, except on Wednesday when they will put out
one paper a week.
We would like to write a long discourse
on the somewhat dreary aspects of university
life in the latter days of March and middle
April, but good taste and several unwritten
essays prevent us.
We feel disposed, however, to remark
on some aspects of the past year that will
live forever in the minds of some students,
and will be perpetuated in the files of the
Ubyssey for others.
The first .is the great hullabaloo and
accompanying thought on plans for revision
of student government. At this late date it
appears that most of the students have almost completely forgotten the issues involved and the merits of the plans advanced.
Another "First"
"First" for the University of British
Columbia and definitely a "first" for Mam-
ooka, is the gala three-day Hospital Fund
Carnival announced in today's Ubyssey.
Proceeds of the drive, which will commence
March 19, and will set, as Mamooks promise,
"a new precedent for entertainment magnitude" will be directed into a fund for magazine subscriptions and recreational facilities.
The drive has been well planned and
the cause is highly commendable; Canadian universities might well follow the example of UBC and a trans-Canada hospital
fund drive sponsored by Canadian universities should be a regular annual event.
. Although carnival gaiety will be dimmed somewhat by soon-to-be-posted April
examination schedules, UBC students, many
former comrades-in-arms of the boys in the
Those who keep the torch alive have
succeeded in part in bringing discussion
down to a real and sane level. Whatever
revision is made, if any, we hope students
will take time to think before acting, and
not push it through between scholastic bouts
in a library stack.
Second in general importance was the
increasing good will between the student
body and the administration. Relations between faculty and student often are a test
of a sound and mature university, and in
this respect UBC is fortunate in having both
a wise and mature student government and
an understanding faculty.
There are many more events worthy of
memory, but as we said liefore, several unwritten essays and the irrestible lure of the
grey stone building with tiie fringes on the
top prevent their being discussed.      —D.B.
military hospitals, will have a chance to tear
themselves away from their books and relax
for a while in order to supply these returned men with lighter reading.
Military hospital officials claim that subscriptions to new magazines, and new game
equipment, are an urgent need. Drives for
second hand games and magazines have been
held in the past, but such contributions as
incomplete drat games, six-year old magazines, and such books as "Mrs. Wiggs of the
Cabbage Patch" and "Journal of Medical
Science" have been predominant. Therefore
UBC students would be well-advised to take
upon their collective shoulders, the task of
supplying veterans with time fillers.
Mamooks have candy-coated the money
extraction process, the cause is excellent,
and now its up to UBC. —M.D.
Ottawa calling
. by Neil MacDonald
CANADIAN PRESS FEATURE
• THERE la definitely a feeling
of tension around the Capital,
a feeling which is probably more
apparent -after a short absence
from the city.
The date of the next election Is
uppermost in everyone's mind.
When are wev going to get It over with and get back to normal is
the form the question moat often
take*.
Actually, the present government Is nervous about calling an
election while the war is on, and
yet It is going to be difficult to
find a good reason to postpone the
election until after hostilities In
Europe cease. If the war Is over,
the government may hope that the
public feeling on the question of
conscription will not run so high
and that it may have a chance of
re-election on the basis of developing a strong peace and post-war
security.
SOLDIER VOTE
Such thinking, however, neglects the consideration of the sol
dier vote, which will be a much
greater factor in the immediate
period after the war than It Is at
present. It Is difficult for members of the armed forces to speak
with a united voice under battle
conditions, but let them be out of
the battle area, perhaps in the
process of being discharged, and
they will begin to think more intensely of the post-war government. And If they have been exposed to some of the abuses which
are apparently common in the
discharge rehabilitation set-up,
their vote will not go for the government.
No one can predict at the
moment, on valid grounds, the
results of the next election because no one knows yet when
it will take place or what will
be the issues. Two or three
weeks before the election will
be tune enough to make predictions.
Travelling across two-thirds of
Canada, however, does give one a
definite impression of the temper
of the people, and lt would not
seem that that temper is very
sympathetic to the present government. For every person who appeared willing to support ihe
government wholeheartedly at this
point, ten seemed diametrically
opposed to it and twenty were Inclined 'to give their support elsewhere, although their minds were
not made up as yet.
SECRET WEAPON
When the campaign really starts,
we may expect one of the hottest
fights ln the history of Canada.
No party has yet revealed Its secret weapons, and surprises will
come from all sides.
But, ln an all-out fight, the odds
go to the attacker, and the government will be forced into a defensive attitude towards Its war
record. The advantage definitely
will be against the party seeking
re-election.
Suits need the good companionship of pretty
blouses and you'll find those compatible
mates for them at the Bay. Fragile sheers,
flamboyant florals, crisp piques and
organdies . . . lovely all in the new soft
mood.
—Blouses, Third and Maui Floor.
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EX-WD COED CONSIDERS
UBC LIFE "WONDERFUL"
-r-
By RON HAGGART
•   A YEAR AGO LAW Joyce Bremner, RCAF (WD), was
moulding the future of returning airmen at the Service
Flying Training School,  Claresholm, Alberta, by guiding
them into the proper educational channels provided for Canadian servicemen.
This week UBC freshette Joyce
Bremner was forced to stay 15
minutes after her compulsory tap-
dancing class in order to learn the
correct method of kicking one's
foot three times one way, three
times the other way, and then
seven times in front.
After nearly a complete term
at  UBC  this  pert,  attractive
veteran - at - twenty   considers
life at university "wonderful".
When a medical discharge last
June  terminated  her  more  than
18 months service in the Air Force,
Joyce took advantage of the educational opportunities she had rec-
commended to others.
• don't quote
mc ■ • •
By MARIAN BALL
•   LECTURES   UKE   the   well
known one third of a nation
are always with us. We all attend at least a minimum of them
and we all complain about them
but nobody ever does anything
about them.
Compulsory attendance at seven*
eighths of term lectures still remains to haunt us. Proponents of
the compulsory attendance plan
that students can't be trusted to
attend lectures unless this regulation is enforced. ,
Yet every student knows that
ln some lectures where the attendance is not taken the lecture
room is always packed and the
students pay close attention to the
lecturer. In fact at UBC students
have been known to sit In the
aisles to listen to a good lecture.
We also know the lectures where
attendance Is compulsory and a
group of bored students sit staring
wearily out of windows or writing overdue essays. As far as the
lecture Is concerned the hour ls
a dead loss.
If the compulsory attendance
regulations were removed and
students stayed away from certain
of the less inspiring lectures In
large droves wouldn't the professor be likely to take stock of himself and do something to improve
the quality of his lectures?
Tills In addition to Improving
the quality of the lectures should
improve Uie general efficiency of
the student body as a whole Insofar as lectures are ooncerned. The
students who couldn't assume the
responsibility of keeping up with
their work without constant prodding would be weeded out at exam  time.
And this brings up another
question. Why cant a person
who has the ambition to cover all
the work In a course write the
university examination in that
course even although he is not
registered at the university? Many great men have received their
education in this manner In other
parts of the world and at UBC
we have the example of a returned
man who having missed the term
lectures was given special permission to write the Christmas
exams. He put the other students
to shame. Why can't this privilege be extended to other throughout the province?
LETTER TO
THE EDITOR
Dear Ed:
Ha, Ha, I fooled 'em! All year
I've been waiting for this. And
now it's really happened.
for six months, three times a
week, I've stood in the Quad at
noon and heard nothing but,
"when are the Ubysseys coming?"
and "will they be here soon?",
but on Tuesday I laughed out of
the other side of my face. Gleefully, I watched from the protective walls of the Arts building
while milling crowds of students
fought their way up to the Quad
box office, One persistent fellow
in a COTC uniform was thrown
back again and again, but finally
he made it too. It must be that
Army training that did lt!
Like   starving  people,   the  students fought over a few shreds of
paper.    The   Health   Department
rushed   a  stretcher  down   to  the
scene of battle,  but it didn't  do
any good.  Only a hearse was needed.    The   climax   to   my   career
came when the victorious students
found that their hard-won Ubysseys were Saturday's issue.   Now
that   there   is   only   one   issue   a
week,   the   Thursday   one,  i  can
rest in peace.  Ha, Has
Yours sincerely,
Your own little
Circulation
Manager.
NOTICE
Attention all graduates who are
not going into the armed services.
The Hudson's Bay Company requires three men as deck hands
on tug operating between Ft.
Smith and Yellowknlfe from May
1 to November 1. Transportation
and expenses will be paid from
Earn on ton to the base of operation. Wages $100 per month. Enquire at employment office.
EQUALITY OP SEXES
Discharged women receive the
same rehabilitation grants as/men,
which will give Joyce two years
of free university education.
"It's the most marvelous opportunity  I've ever had", she says,
"I'm   the   happiest   girl   ln   the
world."
MISSES "WEINIES"
She admits, however, that the
life of the barracks still attracts
her. Whenever she passes girls in
Air Force blue the memories of
the days of weiner roasts beside
muddy prairie streams, the discipline of military life, the freezing winters, the scorching summers come back in a flood of
pleasant nostalgia.
With dormitories on the campus,   she   says,   life   at   UBC
would not differ greatly from
'    life at camp.
Instead of the Brock, lazy hours
are wasted away at the HD canteen. Instead of the stacks, the
Knights of Columbus Library provides reading material for the industrious as well as the idle.
"I'VE SEEN THIS PLACE
BEFORE"
The gym in place of the Rec.
Hall, the Caf in place of the mess,
all are reminders of station life.
Even lectures are practically the
same, she says. A dry, drawn-out
discussion of military law can be
just as tiring as a dry drawn-out
discussion of the purchasing power
parity.
Lady, 99 Years
Doesn't Want to
Be Centenarian
• NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (UP)
-The Civil War affected 99-
year-old Ella Rebecca Bowman
Brlnker personally, so she doesn't
keep abreast of the present war.
She's distressed, however, she
said, that so many young men are
gone.
Miss Brlnker has lived In Nebraska City nearly 80 years, except
for brief absences when she taught
sewing at Indian schools in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Oklahoma.
Miss Brlnker is four and one-
half feet In height and weighs only 88 pounds. She is in good health
and says she doesn't mind her
poor hearing.
Nebraska City is planning a civic celebration for her 100th birthday, but the tiny old woman isn't
interested. She said she has no
desire to live to be 100.
ON THE AIR
WITH URS
THIS EVENING marks the
17th Music from Varsity program of the Radio Society. Tonight the Musical Society presents
selections from the opera "Don
Giovanni."
The program will include: Bob
McLellan as the Don singing "Deh
Vieni Alia Finestra," Erika Nalos
as Zerlina singing "Batti, Batti O
Bel Masetto," Dave Holman as
Octtavio singing "II Mio Tesoro,"
and Bob and Erika singing the
duet "La Ci Darem La Mano."
The time is 10:35 on CJOR following the  10:30 news.
Train Crew Solves
Bullet Shortage
• HUOSTON, Tex. (UP)-Deer
hunting without ammunition
or shotgun was "enjoyed" by the
crew of a Kock Island-Burlington
Rocket train near here recently.
Speeding along the route between
Houston and Dallas, a nine-point
buck challenged the Rocket for
the right-of-way. The train crew
salvaged the head and carcass of
the animal.
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Sold In 1943)
Note.—The average revenue* Indicated are) for all ayatema—public
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WITH RETURN OF PEACE
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stimulant to prosperity.
MANY people assume that
because the B.C. Electric
ls a privately owned utility,
Its power is expensive,
but such Is not the case.
Throughout the past 48
years the cost of electric
service supplied by the B.C.
Eleetrie has been steadily
reduced until today it Is
offered at a new all-time low.
A survey by James Wilson,
president or the Shawinlgan
water & Power Company,
In the Montreal Gasette,
of electric power utility
systems—public and private
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those of any state in the
Union and only slightly
higher than those of Quebec,
Ontario and Manitoba, due
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Sharpshooters
Compete in COTC
Shooting Meet
• WOMEN'S   RIFLE   Club   of
UBC which has received much
co-operation from «the army COTC,
now has 24 members.
Army instructors have been
helping the girls on the range and
will commence to give them practical demonstrations and lectures
next week in the armouries.
COTC COMPETES
Members of the Rifle Club will
take part in COTC inter-company
shooting competitions.
Women sharpshooters practise on
Thursdays and Fridays on the indoor range.
ENROLMENT LIMITED
Enrolment is limited to the present 24 members. If the COTC manages to get a larger range, however, membership will be enlarged.
Irene Berto, president of the
club, hopes that it will soon be
authorized b ythe council.
Chemists Discover
New Tannin Source
• NEW   YORK    (UP)-A   new
method  for extracting  tannin
from the bark of Western hemlock
trees has been reported in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry,
a publication of the American
Chemical Society.
Present American sources of the
useful chemical have been depleted by chestnut blight, and there
is a large market for domestically
-produced tannin, the society said.
E. F. Potter, K. T. Williams, T.
L. Swenson, and I. C. Feustal, of
the Western Regional Research
Laboratory, U. S. Department ot
Agriculture, Albany, Cal., described the process, in which a
horn-angle hydraulic press was
used to prepare bark of floated
logs collected at pulping centers in
the Pacific Northwest.
• "IN THE SPRING a young
man's fancy lightly turns to"
the girl wearing a Lydia Margaret
Lawrence creation. Just what
can't be done with color, taffeta,
and ideas? One idea is the cock-
tall suit, feminine and fancy or
tailored to the extreme Apparently not wise to the numbers
racket waa the Alpha Oam who
got her telephone numbers mixed
and asked the wrong man to the
formal Try to guess the identity
of the Alpha Gam and tne wrong
man, gentle reader .... Corded
silk, and self-figured crepe are
most adaptable, and for something
entirely different just drop in at
Miss Lawrence's studio in the Arts
and Crafts Building, Seymour St.
e    o   •   •
• "HEEL, TOE, and away we
go" to teas and afternoon affairs, in a pair of smart sling
pumps from Rae-Son's Clever
Floor, 608 Granville. These Suede
and gabardine dress pumps are
smart, wearable, practical, they're
priced at 15.95, and are generally
tops In toe toggery . . . .Phi Delts
are apparently most agreeable
about finishing the dishes after
• SPRING is the time for sales,
and Maison Henri, 550 Granville, not to be outdone, announces a clearance sale of Henrietta
toilet preparations. Tissue creams,
cleansing creams, and hair tint
preparations, will be sold two for
one and at half price. While taking advantage of the bargain sales
at Maison Henri, coeds, look a-
round at the costume Jewelry dls-
•
•   •  e
• RICH-LOOKING   squirrel
neck-pieces  from  New  York
Fur, 797 W. Georgia, can help the
smart coed graduate stylishly
speaking, from winter to spring.
New York Fur has clever ideas
on the subject, and coeds acces-
sorled by New York Fur will take
first class honors ln fashion ratings .... "Ticket, ticket, who has
an extra ticket?" walled a tall
blond Beta on the night of the
• Third floor on Rae-Son's, 608
Granville, for those new dress
pumps debut-lng in the fashion
world. Smart and perky, they are
called the new pan calf tie and
have high heels with an open
back and that definitely new
rounded toe look. They sell at
87.95 .... Then there ls always
the story of the blond Alpha Phi,
formerly at UBC and now attend-
cocktail parties preceding sorority
formals. One dark, fiery Phi Delt
solved the dish-washing problem
at the Theta party by nonchalant,
ly tossing his cocktail glasses on
the floor whereupon they broke
with a merry tinkle .... Comfortable, cute, and chic are the
shoes at Rae-Son's, which is, incidentally, one of Canada's largest
shoe stores.
•  •  *
plays .... Also look around at the
new displays of third-finger left
hand jewelry on the campus. A
cute daife-halred Theta sophomore won't need to look at Maison Henri's for third finger left
hand jewelry. She- recently received a ring from her air force
man .... Anyway Maison Henri
has the costume ring situation
well in hand as well as tho big
cosmetic sale.
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performance after the ticket office had closed. Someone had offered him a ticket for the performance, and he, thinking two tickets were being offered to him,
Invited a woman to the performance. He finally obtained another ticket after several frantic telephone calls .... His girl friend
probably wore a neckpiece froir.
New York Fur Company to the
recital.
ing college in the States, who came
up here between sessions Just to
find out If the dark Phi Delt Jun-
lor would be attending tne same
college as she next year. P.S. He'll
be there ..... She probably
took time out to buy a pair of
the new Rae-Son's Mezzanine
pumps before returning south of
the border'
Board Reduces
Fees; Builds
Sidewalks
• AT A RECENT Board of Governors meeting the fees for
Summer Session courses, directed
reading courses, extra sessional
courses (not Including those for
demobilized personnel), and partial courses in the winter session
were reduced.
Fees for these courses have been
reduced from twelve dollars to ten
dollars a unit. This reduction In
fees was made because the students taking these courses paid
much more for a degree than did
students at the regular winter session.
|350 was voted for the construction of an asphalt sidewalk between the main mall and the
Brock on the Library side of the
connecting mall.
This was done at the request of
the students' council who complained that the floors in the
Brock were being marred by cinders.
Barton Addresses
Astronomers Tues*
• The monthly meeting of the
Vancouver Branch of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be held at 8:15 p.m, Tuesday, March 13th, In Room 200 of
the Science Building, University
of British Columbia. The speaker
of the evening will be Mr. N.
Barton, Department of Physics,
University of British Columbia,
whose subject will be "Photography Applied to Astronomy." A
cordial invitation to attend the
who may be Interested ln the
subject.
$185 Scholarship
To French Student
Scholarships of the value of
$185 each are offered by the
University of Western Ontario
to students in this University
specializing ln French. They
are tenable at the French Summer School to be held at Trois-
Pistoles (Quebec).
Applications by students of
the Third Year or students entering the Third Year should
reach the Registrar's Office on
or before March 31st.
TOMORROW
UniVERSITV BOOK STORE
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon
LOOSE LEAF NOTE BOOKS, EXERCISE BOOKS AND
SCRIBBLERS
AT REDUCED PRICES
Graphic Engineering Paper, Biology Paper
Loose Leaf Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink
and Drawing Instruments
Council Considers
Business Office
Applications
• APPLICATIONS are now being considered by the AMS
for the positions of Business Manager of the Ubyssey, Director of
the Employment Bureau and Manager of the Book Exchange for
1945-46.
The Ubyssey Business Manager
must be entering fourth year and
is requested to see the Edltor-ln-
Chlef to discuss details of the position.
Applicants are requested to
write the Secretary of the Alma Mater Society stating their
qualifications and experience.
Information   concerning   the
positions and honorariums paid
may  be  obtained  from  Ken
Creighton,   Treasurer   of   the
Alma Mater Society.  Information concerning the Employment Bureau may be obtained
from Brian Burke, Director.
Applications are also being considered* for the position of War
Aid Council Chairman for 1945-46.
Students with a wide experience
In   undergraduate  activities  who
wish to hold this important post
are asked to write the Secretary
of the Alma Mater Society.
CAMPUS LEGION
WILL ELECT
NEW OFFICERS
•  NOMINATIONS for officers
for the University Branch
of the Canadian Legion will
be held open until 12:30 Friday,
March 9, when elections will
be held In the lecture room of
the Armouries.
Applications for membership
should be handed In this week
to George Pelrson who will be
In the lecture room at the
North end of the Armouries
from 12:30 to 1:30.
THE UBYSSEY, MARCH 8,1945 — Page ijaeo
Cats Swing Out Today;
Jazz Artists Improve
•   AN HOUR or more of original, improvised jazz woven
around popular and standard themes will be featured in
today's meeting of the Jazz Society, scheduled as usual for
12:30 noon in the Brock Stage Room.
A quintet of outstanding local
Students Invited
To IRC Membership
• THE International Relations
Club is organized primarily
for the discussion of international
relations and international law
and politics.
It possesses a library of over 250
books, the majority of which have
been presented by the Carnegie
Endowment for International
Peace. Books chosen from author.
Itative publications on international affairs are sent twice yearly.
Membership is open to second,
third, and fourth year students
who are interested in international affairs.
Those who wish to join the Club
next year are Invited to attend a
meeting in Arts 104 on Monday,
March 12, when the organization
and program of the club for next
year will be discussed. Otherwise
application for membership should
be sent to Vivian Vincent, Arts
Letter Rack.
jazz instrumentalists have been as-
«
sembled for the occasion, including Phil Nimmons on clarinet!
Doug Parker on piano; Ches Cotter
on guitar; Stu Scott on bass; and
Jack Cohen on drums.
SOLID SESSION
Three of the boys got together
for a solid and very successful
session at the club meeting two
weeks back, and readers of the
Ubyssey will remember the great
performances of FaU, Doug, Chee,
and Jack at the Auditorium jan
concert last January.
Today's affair Is another ot
the  Jazz  Society's  efforts  to
stimulate student  Interest In
jazz, not as a show or « pass.
ing fancy In music, but rather
as a genuine and permanent
expression   of   modem   art.
thought In music.
Club announces that plans for
the remainder of the year will be
reported at today's meeting.   All
club members are urged  to bt
present.
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OUR UNHAPPY CHAMPIONS
• FOR THE FOURTH time in the history of UBC, the
Thunderbird basketball team is eligible for the Canadian
Championships. The other three years were 1931, 1937 and
1941, and in all three of those years the Thunderbirds went
on to take the Dominion Title.
The 'Birds could probably do it again this year, and
they're Just itching to play, but a declaration from the Men's
Athletic Directorate prevents any team from competing in
athletic contests during April because of the sessional examinations.
Another top flight team from the East, Assumption College of Windsor, finds itself in the same predicament all
because of the shortsightedness of Canadian Basketball
officials.
Casaba Situation It Grim
On conclusion of the 1941 series, Coach Van Vliet decided to take steps because of the late dates of the Dominion
playoffs, if the Thunderbirds ever became eligible again.
In the AMS files there is a letter from the Canadian
Basketball body which states that the executive would reorganize the National Championships' so that college teams
would be able to compete well before their exams.
However, the CABA has done nothing about it, and
now that they are not going to make any playoff profits out
of the Thunderbirds, they are trying to push through an
invitational tournament.
Stage Mock-Title Tournament
This invitational meet will attract none other than two
of the losers in the City Championships, besides a couple of
unregistered teams from Vancouver Island,—-they hope.
I refer to Lauries and Higbies, and as for the Island
teams, I doubt whether they have names.
The whole setup is a mess. The hoop moguls are deceiving the public into believing that the Thunderbirds aren't
B.C. Champs, but since there are only two registered Senior
•A teams in the Province, Varsity and Lauries, and since the
Blue and Gold has beaten the Pie-Rates, they are automatically City and Provincial Champions.
The Casaba mentors only hope to make a little more
"scratch" by staging the invitational tourney so that they
will have some kind of a champion to represent B.C. in the
National playdowns.
College Crews Will Be Tops
But there'll be little more scratch for the mentors when
they stage the so-called Canadian finals in Vancouver. While
the Thunderbirds, recognized in Western hoop circles as the
logical contenders for the Dominion Cup, and the Assumption
College crew, who look like the top team in the East this
year, are forced to forget about the playoffs, the hoop moguls
hope to prop up a couple of mock-champions for a title series.
In the United States, basketball is the top spectator sport
of the nation, and their playoffs are run with clockwork
smoothness. College and University teams are the top teams
of the country and it will soon be the same here.
In Canada, basketball has the players and it has the
teas, but it will never gain prominence as it has in the States
unless tiie Dominion basketball executive makes some radical
changes in the very neai future.	
NOTICE
A meeting ot the Women's Rifle
Club will be held ln Arts 101 today. It is important that everyone
be there.
e It's getting so the
Drafting student or Art
studeot daren't turn his
back on his TURQUOISE
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Students, professors,
instructors, teachers,
artists aod businessmen
have all discovered that
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than just the world's finest
drawing pencil. It's also
the finest writing pencil
ever made.
SUGGESTION TO
DRAFTING and
ART STUDENTS:
Tell 'em to buy their own
TURQUOISE. They're
only 10c.
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Slide Rules
Scales, etc.,
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• VARSITY SCRUM STAR—Above is Bob Lawson, capable Varsity veteran, who will lead the Blue and Gold
into battle against Victoria Naval College on Saturday at
Varsity Stadium. Bob has at last hit his stride after he suffered an injured ankle early in the season and should give the
Sailors plenty to worry about.
PUCKSTERS END
YEAR WITH TILT
SUNDAY NIGHT
0 FINAL GAME of thc UBC Ice
hockey team for this year takes
place ut Hastings Forum next Sunday at 8 p.m. sharp.
An inter-team game is the occasion. Thc team will split up
Into two groups as It did last Sunday. The groups will consist of
the two lines and picked defense-
men. Last Sunday the first line
and their defence beat the second
team by a score of 5-2.
Coach Jack Varcoe is looking for
a large turnout of students to support the boys in their last appearance this year.
Talented Female
Rolls One-Handed
• CLEVELAND (UP)-The cigarette shortage does not bother Mrs. Mildred Oreen, 22-year-
old Texas serviceman's wife, now
working ln a Cleveland war plant
for the duration.
As long as tobacco grows and as
long as she has one good hand
Mrs. Green will roll her own
smokes.
Meet Victoria Naval College Squad Saturday
THUNDERBIRD XV WIN AGAIN
By FRED CROMBIE
• VARSITY Thunderbirds ' remained unbeaten and untied
as they finished off the English
Rugby season by trouncing the
second place Vancouver Reps, 17
to 6, at Varsity Stadium on Saturday. In the preliminary tussle,
Varsity Intermediates took the
measure of Victoria College by a
4-3 score.
The feature attraction started off
very slowly with most of the play
taking place in the middle of the
field. Varsity showed a slight
edge In the first twenty minutes
but, while defending their own area, they committed a blunder and
Dave Menzies put the Reps ahead
with a well-aimed penalty boot.
NEAT TEAMWORK
Just   before   the   half   ended,
Johnny Hicks scored after the ball
had been carried 75 yards down
the field with all but four or five
of the Students handling the ball.
To   open   the   second   half,
Keith MacDonald followed up
his own klckoft and tallied before the bewildered Reps knew
what   the   score   was.   Harry
Kabush converted to make the
scoreboard read 8-6 in favor of
the Blue and Gold.
From this point on, there was no
stopping the mighty Thunderbirds.
They kept rolling down the field
and into Vancouver's territory
with monotonous regularity and
only the last-line defence of the
Reps prevented Varsity's lead from
stretching to forty or even fifty
points.
ARMOUR-PIERCING 'BIRD
Tom McCusker started fhe scoring parade off and Jack Armour
followed with two spectacular
tries. Jack, playing only his
fourth game for the Blue and
Gold, showed tremendous drive
and surprised a crowd of about
400 when he bulled his way past
Art Hicks, one of the most reliable tacklers In the Province.
None of these scores were converted thus leaving the final score
at 17-6.
The stars for the Blue and
Gold were Maury Moyls for
his great work in setting up
the plays for all but one of
Varsity's tries, Jack Armour
for his two beautiful tries and
many other fine runs, and Cam
Coady for his great work in
the scrum.
Cam, playing at wing forward,
travelled at top speed throughout
the battle, being on top of the
Vancouver scrum half nearly every time the Reps' scrum got the
ball out.
The first game turned out to be
a   terrific   struggle   with   neither
team able to do much against the
other.
UBC'S BARTON SCORES
Don Barton, playing for UBC
and not Victoria as the downtown
sports scribes seem to think,
kicked a field goal mid-way
through the initial half to give
his team-mates a 4-0 lead. However, the edge was short-lived as
Victoria's Jack Rowe came right
back to score a try but the convert just i.ussed to leave the UBC
fifteen with a slim one point
margin.
The Inst major championship
ef the season, the Roundsfel
Cup, will be decided on Saturday in the University Stadium
when Varsity, winners of the
Miller and Tisdall trophies, oppose Victoria Naval College.
Varsity has not been beaten in
ten games this season while copping the two aforementioned!
championships. However, they
have been tied three times.
It is expected that their injured
stars will be back in the lineup
for the all-important struggle. Joe
Pegues and Jack McKercher have
been out of action since the winning of the McKechnie Cup but
have been getting back into shape
this week and they are almost
sure to be starting on Saturday.
THE UBYSSEY, MARCH 8,1945 — Page Four
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
VARSITY XI TOPS PRO-REC;
UBC TEAM SCARES TARS
By EP ZAHAR
e   VARSITY'S SOCCER XI played a brilliant game at Nanaimo with
the strong Nanaimo club a week ago, breaking even with a 5-5 tie,
and then proceeded to illustrate their improved co-ordination ability by
shutting out Pro-Rec 3-0 at Callister Park Saturday.
Herb Smith's smart handling of the leather at goal and the cooperative play on the field by the Varsity team, although they lost the
services of Earl Woods who played* left wing, combined to give Varsity
a well-deserved win.
Pat Campbell opened Ore for Varsity, ringing up the first
tally by punting a shot to the left corner of the uprights.  Varsity
remained ahead at the half-way mark with a 1-0 margin.
Showing increasing skill and initiative in field play, Varsity opened
the second half with a burst of power, Dave Brenner driving home a
goal that boosted the score to 2-0.
Varsity's Anal tally came after Pro-Rec's left charged Varsity's ace right winger Don Yip. The penalty kick was taken by
Don Petrie who let loose with a beautiful shot which evaded the
Pro-Rec goalie.
This week's feature soccer bout should prove to be a most interesting
exhibition as the Varsity XI returns to Callister to play the colorful
East Indian squad-on Saturday. Attraction is heightened by the fact that
both teams are tied in the league.
Frosh Drop Close
Battle to Seniors
e VARSITY'S SENIOR grass
hockey squad took a hotley
contested match 4-1 from the
Freshette eleven Saturday on the
home field.
Although the score indicates an
easy win, the seniors had a tough
fight on their hands. B"ut Lady
Luck seemed to smile everywhere
but on the hapless Frosh eleven
that day. Twice in the last few
hectic seconds the ball bounced
off the goal posts and a third time
missed the goal by Inches when
the over-eager Frosh team missed
scoring.
During the first half, the
Freshettes held most of the
play, but Audrey Thomson
managed to score one of her
two points on a breakaway. At
the beginning of the second
half, Irene Berto, Lorna Lang,
and Audrey Thomson again
find the range to mount their
total to four.
The Freshettes's only score resulted from a beautiful passing
play between Jean MacKinnon and
Jackie Shearman who finally succeeded in outwitting the wily Senior goal-keeper, Helen Matheson.
LOST
One white silk scarf from women's check room Thursday night,
Finder please return to Pub office.
NOTICE
Registration for fraternity rushing next fall closes Saturday,
March 10. Names of those registered will be given to each fraternity so it is in the direct interest
of freshmen to register now.
e SETS RECORD — Thunderbird
sharpshooter, Sandy Robertson,*
won the praise of the hoop fans
at Saturday night's flnal basketball
battle when he set a new mark
for Varsity cagers. Sandy tossed
the melon through the hemp for a
total of 27 points.
Finish Season With 65-41 Victory
As Robertson Sets Scoring Record
By LUKE MOYLS
• THUNDERBIRD HOOPERS swarmed all over a hapless
band of Pie-Rates at Varsity Gym Saturday night to
swoop up the Vancouver and the British Columbia Basketball Championships by trouncing Lauries Pie-Rates for the
third straight game by a score of 65 to 41.
Sandy Robertson, top scorer of the season, came to the
fore for the Blue and Gold champs as he swished the baskets
for 27 markers, a record for the year, and a new mark for
Thunderbird cagers.
Gordy Sykes, who was bounced
from UBC at Christmas, set the
former Thunderbird record at 28
points a year ago when the Varsity crew defeated Western Wash-
inton State Teachers' College.
PIE-RATES LED 24-20
Herb Capozzi, valuable pivotman of the UBC Chiefs, tied the
record in his last game of this
season when Higbies edged the
Tribe in the fifth and final game
of the Inter A playoffs.
Although the Blue and Gold
quintet walked off with Saturday's   tilt   with   a   24-point
margin, they didn't get started
until  the «ccond  half.   As a
matter of fact the i'lrnte crew
were on the top end of a 24-20
count at the breather.
Ihe battle was all tied up at
10-all after the first quarter, and
Lauries took a four-point margin
in the second canto as Bill Anderson hit the hoop for 12 of Lauries'
14 counters.
SECOND HALF SPLURGE
But It was a Thunderbird victory all the way, after Van Vliet's
Vitamin Kids started to roll  in
the   third   period.    Ole   Bakken
netted two quick baskets and a
pair of free throws to give Varsity the lead which tney quickly
multiplied for a thorough drub-
drubbing of the Hallman.
The college quintet pounded
their basket tor 24 tallies while
holding Lauries to nine In Oj»
third stanza, then went on to
solidify their/one-sided triumph
with a 21-8 count ln ihe final
quarter, for a Anal score of
65 to 41.
Hoop enthusiasts forgot all about
the score In the final minutes of
the contest when they found that
Sandy Robertson was closing in on
a new scoring record.
Bud McLeod, who was playing
his last game for a Thunderbird
team, went onto the floor for the
last few minutes with the Intention of doing all the shooting, but
he was the man who passed the
melon to Sandy for the basket that
shattered the record. '
The Thunderbirds finished off
their season in championship style
and although the MAD has restricted them from participation
in the Canadian Basketball Championships, future generations will
look back on this year's crew as
potential Dominion Champions.
VARSITY - Robertson 27, Bakken 14, Stilwell 4, Weber 7, Clarkson 7, Ryan 6, McGeer, Thomas,
McLeod.   Total 65.
LAURIES — Lawn 11, Anderson
15, McDonald 1, Scarr 9, Freeman
3, Samson 1, Ellis, Swift 1, Pratt
Total 41.
Toronto Takes
Three Victories
In Final Drive
•' THE LEAGUE leading Montreal Canadiens' eighteen game
winning streak came to an abrupt
end last week-end, when the Habitants lost both ends of their
double biU.
In Saturday night's game the
Toronto Maple Leafs set the Canadiens back 3-2 in one of the season's best games. The last place
Chicago Black Hawks followed suit
on Sunday night and drubbed the
leaders by a 6-4 count.
Detroit Red  Wings  showed
top playoff form In their Sunday  night  fixture,  swamping
the Boston Bruins 10-4.   The
Leafs    copped    their    second
week-end   win   Sunday  night
with  a 6-3  victory  over the
New York Rangers.
Clint Smith and Bill Mosienko
shared  the honours  in  Chicago's
surprise victory over the Montreal
Canadiens. Smith scored four last
period goals while Mosienko picked up the same number of assists.
In    Tuesday    night's    only
N.H.L. game, the Toronto team
jolted the Boston Bruins' hopes
for a playoff berth, when they
out-skated the Beantowners for
a 5-2 win.
Toronto's Teeter Kennedy climbed back into the race for individual
scoring honours, banging home
two unassisted tallies in the Leafs'
victory. The Leafs have made a
terrific comeback during the past
week to make them an even bet
with Canadiens in the near future
playoff battle,
LOST
Adam's "Vertebrate Anatomy".
Finder please return to M. Norris,
Bacteriology Library, 4th floor
Science building.
LOST
1 wine Cashmere sweater in the
Caf or Arts Building. Please
phone BAy. 0287.   REWARD.
NOTICE
Essays typed.
Phone    Kayle
9481.
Quick, neat work.
Culhane,   PAciflc
Have a "Coke" = On with the dance
.. or keeping the younger set happy at home
Hot records and cold "Coke".. . and the gang is happy. Your
icebox at home is just the place for frosty bottles of "Coke".
Your family and all their friends will welcome it. At home
and away from home, Coca-Cola stands for the pause that refreshes— has become a symbol of gracious hospitality.
The Cocs-Cola Company of Canada Limited—Vancouver, B.C.
"Coke'^Coca-Cola
It'i natural for popular name*
to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear
Coca-Cola called 'Coke".   990

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