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The Ubyssey Oct 3, 1946

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 Bert Niosi
At Varsity
will play for the student bsdy of
UBC tonight in the Armory. The
dance is be ng sponsored by the
War Memorial Gymnasium Committee.
His music will include everything from hot swing to old
favour! tse.
The 15-piece orchestra, including
some ex-members of the Army
Show and several B.C. beys, will
star Pat Berry as vocalist.
Dancing in the Armory will be
from 9 to 1. Tickets are $ 1.50, and
may be obtained in thc Quad at
the AMS office and at Kelly "o
on Seymour.
Legion Disbands
Employment Staff
FOLLOWING a decision made by
the executive of UBC Branch 72,
Canadian Legion, the Employment
Committee of that branch was
disbanded yesterday.
Organized last Octoner to investigate and suggest a solution
for the problem ot psri-timp,
summer, and graduate employment for student veterans, this
committee contacted other universities as well as various government agencies. At Christmas
it assisted Miss Helen Duncan,
Director of the AMS Employment
Bureau and her staff in the registration of students for work in
the post office.
In December a resolution waa
brought before the general meeting of the Legion requesting that
ths Board of Governors consider
tht establishment of an Employment Bureau, with permanent
staff, under university administration, to handle all phases of the
employment problem. This resolution, together with a proposed
set-up of tha Bureau, was submitted to the January meeting of
tha Board of Governors, and was
The Legion Employment Committee, together with the Undergraduate Societies Employment
Bureau then opened an office in
the Brock Hall to commence registration of students for sumnwi
employment, ln charge was Ray
Dewar, with Helen Duncan in
charge of the Women's Division,
and Gordon Thomas in charge of
the Men's Division. During its
peak of operation the committee
employed forty volunteer workers who assisted in laying the
groundwork for the placement of
many students in summer jobs.
With the appointment of Major
J. M. McLean as head of the new
Employment Bureau, and the establishment of an office in the Armory, the files which had been
built up wewre gradually turned
over to him, and the volunteer
workers turned to the more immediate problem of April exams.
Six Maprettes
Grace UBC Games
majorettes will soon grace UBC's
football and rugby games according
to George Bloor, Mamook custodian of cheerleaders and drum
Student Council has granted $150
for six batons and six white satin
costumes trimmed in blue and gold.
The girls, who include Mary
I Jane Paterson, Gloria Newell,
k Sara-Lee Tidball, Patsy Scott and
^k Joan Charters, will be under the
^_V instruction of Don Kerley.
And there will be important
^changes made In Mamooks poster
ofcy. Only the more important
events will get the big gayly
colored posters of old. Such things
us club meetings well probably
only receive stencilled, white cardboard posters.
AMS Meets Tuesday In Stadium
, their
new members now
roster and several
poster   paints   and
lie Mamooks say
i busy year
Lesion Planning
Student Veteran
ing made to hold an investiture
;et the university during the current term.
Below is the list Oi veteran-
students who previously submitted their names as candidates for
c!ecc rations.
It is vitally important that this
list be brought up to date as soon
as possible. All those whose names
appear below are requested to get
in touch with Branch 72, Canadian
Legion, Hut M12, give thAr correct address and indicate whether
or not they have been awarded
their decoration since the list was
New veteran students who have
not been invested ith decorations
awarded to them may also leave
their names at the Legion Office.
One week only will be allowed
before the revised list is prepared.
The following names have been
submitted to date:
Anderson, A. E.; Anderson, L.
H.; Beard, James S,; Beeby, T. J.;
Belanger, M. J.; Bert, R.V.; Bill-
ingsley, H. G.; Bogle, F. V. Brewster, D. A.; Brown, N. H; Burns,
C. A.; Campbell, A. E.; Chant, S.N.
F.; Church, D.B.; Clark, R.J.
Collins, F.A.; Cunningham, CC;
Dent, L.R.G.; Dunfield, J.W.; English, ET.; Exel, F.L; Flynn, H.P.;
Fotherlngham, A.M.; Gowans, J.
R.; Grant, FJ.; Gray, B.B.; Green-
away, N.E.; Greene, Oeo. A.;
Guthmui, M.G.; Harlow, R. G;
; Herbert, R.O.; Hickman, W.R.
Holland, HX; Harper, E.D.; Idler,
DR., Jonas, K.W.; Karbrat, F.M.,
Kirby, G.R.; Lamb, J.D.; Laurence, R.H.; MacDonald, D.M.;
MacDonold, H.M.; MacKirday, D.
W.J.; MCIntosh J.A.; McNicoi, W. J.
Matthews, HX.; Modeland, N.R.;
Morse, H.F.; Myers, CD.; Noble,
R.S.; Oldham, R.; Patterson, G.R.;
Paterson, William P.; Paul, Mel-
turn W.; Pearson, W.E.; Plommer,
K.D.; Powell, P.A.; Pudney, J.W.,
Rideout, C.F.; Robertson, J.D.; Rob.
inson, R.A.; Russell, Neil G.; Seale,
R.C.; Smith, R. B.; Sutherland-
Brown, A.; Taylor, J.D.; Telford, R.
B; Thomson, E.; Tindale, G.F.;
Truax C.W.; Tully, R.W.; Vaughan,
E.G.; Wells, J. C; White, W.A.T.
Young, D.B.
MacRitchie, M.D.; McPherson,
I.E.; Chambers, S.L.; Osten, T.M.;
Plumb. W.M.; Roach, W.D.L;
Smallwood, E. I. C.A.; Howitt,
David; Gilchrist, H.A.; Jackson,
W.G.; Osten, T.M.; Fleck, A.B. and
Leith, P.M.
Brock Hall May Be
Opened Saturdays
STUDENT COUNCIL HAS requested the Administration to
keep Brock Hall open Saturday
afternoons up to five o'clock.
At present, the building closes,
a i noon unless some part of it has
been booked for a special meeting.
Council's request to Mr. John
Lee, superintendent of buildings,
points out that organizations such
a.; the Mamooks, Radio Society,
and Publications Board, have essential work to do in Brock Hall
offices on Saturday afternoons.
It also suggests that the main
lounge and snack bar should be
available for students staying al
the university to attend football
gt.mes or other functions.
Football Dance
Saturday Night
bt held in Brock Hall Saturday
night from 8:30 to 12 p.m.
Tickets are $1 per couple and
will be sold at the door, proceeds
going to the gym fund.
The dance is sponsored by Phrateres, who will arrange dates for
the  visiting team.
The Varsity band, led by Frank
Nightingale. will provide the
FIRST GENERAL MEETING of the Alma Mater Society
will be held next Tuesday noon in the Stadium.
Starting time is scheduled for 11:40, and the Administration has been asked by Student Council to have all 11:30 lectures and labs, cancelled for the occasion.
The agenda for the meeting as
released yesterday by Ted Kirkpatrick, president of the AMS,
listed four main items of business:
1. Auditors' report for the
li!4.r)-46 financial year;
2. Outline of Council policy for
the year;
3. Setting up of a standing Constitutional Revision Committee, to
be composed of non-Council members;
4. A motion authorizing transfer
of the three dollar* of the AMS
fee which is now used to retire
Brcck Hall bonds to be used in
stead as a yearly contribution towards thc Memorial Gym fund.
The fourth item on the agenda,
according to Council officials, re-
• "   suits from the fact that the Brock
Hall bond issue will soon be completely  retired.
Meeting place for the gathering,
which in past years has been held
in the Auditorium, has been changed to the Stadium this fait to accomodate the record crowd expected to attend.
Because every registered student
is automatically a member of the
Alma Mater Society, there is a
possible attendance of 8500.
As Tuesday's meeting will be
one of the two regular general
meetings of the Society for the
year, the Council has predicted that
a majority of undergraduatss
would wish to attend and it has
mad* plans accordingly.
A public address system will be
Installed In the Stadium for the
meeting and travelling microphones may be used to carry debates from the floor.
Faculty members will be asked
to remind students at Tuesday
morning lectures of the AMS
gathering at noon.
.   .   .Kirkpatrick Calls Meet
Council Annoyed
With Campus Mess
the campus with lunch papers,
and empty pop and milk bottles
during the past week has brought
comment from Ted Kirkpatrick,
AMS president.
"Unless students make use of
the waste receptacles situated av
various points about th campu»
the student council will have to
take disciplinary steps," warns
The chief areas of offense are in
the vicinity of the Campus Cupboard, the Bus Stop, tha Auditorium Snack Shop, and along the
West Mali.
Many empty bottles are being
left on the parking lot which aside
from appearances, constitute a
danger to tires.
If students wish to retain the
privilege of eating ther lunches
on the lawns, Kirkpatrick points
cut that they must respect their
responsibility in disposing of their
waste paper.
MORE THAN 2,500 students
were placed in jobs between
March 1 and September 15 by ths
UBC Employment Bureau, according to the latest figures released
by Major J. F. McLean, bureau
2,131 jobs have been found for
men and 376 for women since
March when the full-time off ic.
was set up.
Because the bureau is situated
in the Veterans Affairs building,
many non-veteran students, e»-
ecially women, do not realize that
its facilities are available to thein.
Miss J. M. Campbell, UBC grad
.md chief assistant at the bureau,
urge all students desiring employment to register.
In the past week, the Employment Bureau has filled over 50
applications from students for
part-time work, as well as several
jobs for veterans' wives.
Pharmacy Gets
$2000 Donation
DONATION OF A large supply
of equipment and drugs to the
newly created Department of
Pharmacy by the Pharmaceutical
Association of B.C. was announced
today by the president's office.
Apart from this gift's monetary
value estimated at about |2,000,
it is particularly valuable because
of the scarcity of many items ol
equipment necessary for the establishment of the new course.
The university has invited the
Pharmaceutical Association to
make use of the laboratory and
facilities for examinations which
will be given during the next two
cr three years.
The Department of Pharmacy
cemmenced classes this term in
three renovated army huts which
house offices, class and research
Sixty-eight students are registered
for  the  course.
The staff includes Professor E.
L Woods, head of the department
Mrs. Phyllis B. Brewer, associate
professor and two senior labor-
t'tory assistants.
UBC Welcomes
Drama Festival
JANUARY 17 AND 18 will see
the University of British Columbia
play host io the .second Western
Canadian Inter - Varsity Drama
Festival. Four one-act plays will
be presented on that date by students from the universities of
Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta
and British  Columbia.
Following last year's policy this
affair will be on a non-competitive basis. The four universities
concerned felt that a proper adjudication would be far too expensive for a student sponsored festival.
They were also of the opinion
that highly developed spirit of
competition would detract from the
helpful atmosphere and free exchange of ideas which highlighted
last year's festival.
The Players' Club, under the
direction of its president Beverly
Wilson has been making plans for
the event during the summer
months. They are now casting a
play which they hope to use as
their entry,
The Inter-Varsity Drama Festival was the "brain child" of Lois
MacLean, President of the University of Alberta's Drama Society.
On her suggestion, encouraged by
Sidney Risk, head of tha Department of Dramatics at U of A, the
four western universities combined
to form the Western Drama Committee. From this organization
grew the present series of festivals.
Professor Emery Jonas, head cf
the Department of Drama at Saskatchewan, is the permanent advisor to the festivals.
Eight travelling members are allowed to come from each university. They must attend to all costumes, small properties and royalties connected with their play.
UBC, as host, provides the lighting,
staging and larger props and is
responsible for the necessary advertising and selling of tickets. It
is now a recognized fact that UBC
has the best stage facilities among
the universities concerned.
Green Roomers feel that this is
one of the most important of council sponsored events. Like inter-
varsity sports it will prove beneficial and entertaining to all students. Never before has inter-
varsity drama been an active force
on this campus, but, judging by the
success of last year's venture at
Edmonton these festivals should
become an lAtegral part of student
Many people now on the campus
will remember that UBC presented
a very successful play called
"Altar-Piece" at last year's festival.
The presentation of the plays wil!
mark the first of the major student
functions on the 1947 social calendar.
8SS0 Registered
This Year at UBC
University of British Columbia
reached the 8,550 mark September
Final figures will not be available until after October 15, lasi
day for graduate registration.
TO BEGIN ON MONDAY     »«^«*«-.
WOMEN'S RED CROSS work will begin on Monday,
October 14, announced Nora Clark, vice-president of WUS.
"Prospective Phrateres pledges and sorority rushees are
required to fill a quota of Red Cross work," Nora continued.
Faculty members' wives, led by
Mrs. Muir, will supervise thc sewing and knitting groups.
All coeds who are either Phrateres members or sorority rushees
are requested to make out a Red
Cross card in the AMS office, any
day between 12 and 2 p.m. These
cards will entitle them to fit Red
Cross work into their timetables.
Those taking knitting will be required to knit one baby garment
before December 15. Wool and
instructions will   be  given  out in
the Phrateres room on October 14
from 10:30 a.m. on.
Sewing classes will commence
at the same time. Five hours of
sewing will be required before
Christmas, and ten hours in the
spring term. The sewing rooms will
be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday. Classes can be made up
at any time on those four days.
Group supervisors will be announced at a later date.
Made to Faculty
THREE SENIOR appointments
to the faculty of the University of
British Columbia were announce I
yesterday by the Board of Governors.
Dr. E. W. DuVall, M.A. (Columbia), Ph.D. (Southern California) who will lecture in Economics, Political Science ana
Sociology, is replacing Dr. C, W.
Topping who is on leave of absence for one year.
Dr. Charles R. S. Manders, B.
Sc, Ph.D. (London) will be Associate Professor in Physics.
Miss Roberta E. Lytle, B.A.
i Northwestern), M.S.S. (Smith)
will act as Field Work Instructor
in Social Work.
Kootenays Behind UBC
Memorial Gym Drive
RESIDENTS OF THE Kootenays are 100% behind UBC's
War Memorial campaign, according to alumni secretary
Frank Turner.
"We received excellent support from the Kootenay
district, regardless of their own local war memorial drives,"
Turner declared Wednesday morning on his return from his
ten-day tour.
Legion Launches
Housing Campaign
I ind housing accomodation foi
married students without child-
icn will soon be under way, announced Norm Littlewood, chairman of Legion Housing Committee today. The entire city will b.-
combed in one of the most far-
m.aching campaigns to date to
find much-needed living quarter.-,
lor these students.
At the first organization mcet-
the following people were ap-
Already approximatly 100 families have been placed in converted army huts, and another 150
in temporary living quarters. With
the acquisition of Little Mountain
camp the housing problem has
been virtually overcome, and
should be completely solved this
ing of the fall term, held Monday,
pointed to the Housing Comittee:
Cliff Plncott, Bill Russell, Bruce
Niblow, Jerry Kincaid, Al Milner,
John Haar, Wally Norton, All
Evans, and Hugh Waller.
This committee, when fully organized will consist of 15 members. Names of volunteers are requested.
A member of the Housing Committee will be in the Legion office from 9:30 to 3:30 each day to
discuss housing problms. All
single students are handled by thc
University Extension Bureau.
Change of Course
Deadline Monday
LAST DAY FOR chant* of
students' courses for the coming
session Is Monday, Octoberl, according to an armouncment Wednesday by Charles B. Wood, registrar.
Each student is responsible for
the correctness of his registration.
Credit may not be claimed for a
course for which the student has
not registered.
Students are required by Calendar regulationss to attend at
least seven-eigths of the lectures
in each course they take.
Freshettes Elect
by Barb Kelsberg. Women's Graduate Society president, to attend
the election for the first year
women's representative on WUS,
to be held at 12:30 today in Ap.
Sc. 100.
Rosemary Byrn. second year
irts WUS representative will be
Nominations will be from the
floor, or they may be turned in at
the AMS office.
"Everybody felt he ooidd do
something to contribute to this
worthy  B.C.   memorial."
Plans of Kootenay Valley cities
include formation of local campaign
committees, composed of alumni
nnd Canadian Legion representatives, and interested business and
civic leaders.
Prcjects in aid of the campaign
include war memorial balls at Trail,
October 25, and Grand Forks,
November 1.
Turner also reported that weekly
newspapers in the district have
"pledged their co-operation to the
fullest extent'' in publicizing the
First person to contribute to the
campaign was Stan Orris, publisher of the Grand Forks Gazette.
their blood to aid the UBC Memorial gymnasium drive may do so
through a campaign organized by
Frank Bell, Aggie student
Arrangements to sell blood maj
Le made in the Gym Fund office
in the AMS. Here forms must be
filled donating the money—120 for
Volunteers for blood donation
must register Immediately In the
War Memorial Office (situated In
thq AMS office, Brack HaU).
Shaughnessy Hospital can hands*
50 vouiteers Monday and another
50 Tuesday.
each   pint   donated   and   giving
hospital information.
The latter form, when presented at either the General e*
Shaughnessy Hospitals, permits
immediate blood tests and appointments within a few weeks.
Student Directory
Sales Booming
are booming. Up to 5 pan. LJHt
order cards have bean sold, according to Jack Waaserman, sales
Sale of 5,000 order cards is predicted, but this will not be the
limit and sales will be continued
until the demand Is met. It is emphasized that only those buying
order cards will be able to
obtain a directory. No extra
copies will be published.
Order cards will be sold at the
Bus Stop, Quad, and at all Important gatherings.
ALMA MATER Society cards will
be distributed in the Armory by
nine sorority and nine Women's
Undergraduate Society girls between 11:30 a,m. and 1:30 today and
tomorrow, it was announced Tuesday by AMS executive.
Each girl will give out the cards
designated by the large letters
posted above her table. Later they
may be obtained at the AMS office.
Prof Sees Extension
In Architecture Course
"WE CAN BUILD the best school of architecture in the
country", said Professor F. Lasserre, head of the newly formed department of architecture, at the University of British
Columbia today.
Professor Lasserre feels that here
at UBC there is a wonderful opportunity to develop the new department because "we have no old
wood to clear away", but may
start right in to study modern
Already 20 to 30 students have
enrolled in this department. Tieir
course will cover all the required
scientific subjects in the study of
architecture, but the main stress
will be placed on the development
of a sensitivity towards their work,
so that they may learn to apply
themselves in accordance with the
general trend of "building for the
Prof. Lasserre obtained his B.A.
degree in architecture at the University of Toronto in 1934. He then
proceeded to specialize in housing
and community planning at the
Federal Polytechnical School at
Zurich, Switzerland. During his
vacations he hitchhiked through
Italy, Scandinavia, and Southern
France, studying thc old  master
pieces of architecture and contemporary works.
Prof. Lasserre spent the years
between 1936 and 1941 in THne}me\
where he helped in the planning
of new apartment buildings ami
community centres. He spent the
first year of the war assisting J»
the work of civilian defense.
In 1940 the Royal Canadian Navy
began its program ol expansion
and Prof. Lasserre was called back
to Canada to serve as senior naval
architect of the Naval Service De.
partment at Ottawa.
At the present time only tht
first year in architecture ia being
offered at UBC. Prof. I.nspcrrf
hopes to spe a five year course instituted in the near future. His
dearest dream entails the creation
of an architectural workshop when
ftudents may work on scale models, three dimensional studies, nnd
actual parts of buildings TheM&fMitt
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GENERAL STAFF:   News Editor - Nancy Macdonald; CUP Editor - Bob Mungall;  Sports Editor - Laurie Dyer;
Features Editor, Norm Klenman.   and Photography Director - Tommy Hatcher.
STAFF THIS  ISSUE:    Senior  Editor,  Don  Stainsby; Associate   Editor     Jean   Grimmctt
Now is the time for all good UBC men
and women to prepare for Saturday.
For the characters who read the sport page
there's very little need to say any more than
But for the others, the more inhibited
section of the campus, some explanation will
probably be required.
In plain language, the simple facts are that
UBC starts its American football season on
Saturday afternoon and that for any undergraduate there will not be a better place to
be than in the Stadium at that time.
Saturday's game against Willamette University wilj be the Thunderbirds' first real
attempt to play football under American
A small-scale attempt was made several
years ago to engage American colleges in
their favorite athletic pastime, and the results were disastrous, to say the least.
This time, even though no one can be sure
that UBC will top the league, the story will
undoubtedly be different.
Coach Kabat has the player material to
work with, and he's receiving the necessary
backing from the forces of student government
The decision to field the Thunderbirds
under American rules involves two considerations. In the first place, entering a
football team is part of UBC's participation
in the Pacific North West Inter-Collegiate
Conference. That's the same league in which
this university's basketball squad found
many honors last year.
The second consideration is that, even
though the Blue and Gold won the Hardy
Cup last season in Canadian football competition with universities of Western Canada, there's very little sense in staying in
that league as long as transportation across
the Rockies costs as much as it does. (B.C.
industry is joined by UBC athletes in the
attack on freight rates.)
AU that remains to be done is for UBC's
student body to support the endeavour by
packing the Stadium at the Thunderbird
home games.Basketball players who made
trips last winter reported that the other
colleges in the league were more enthusiastic
in support for their own teams and exhuber-
antly courteous in their reception of UBC
Those responsible for organizing the football team feel confident that UBC undergraduates and alumni w^ill show the same
That's the background.
In the foreground this Saturday afternoon
will be the excitement of high calibre American football, plus all the glamour that goes
with it, meaning music, pretty cheer leaders,
and college colors.
Enough said.
For the first time in nine years, the University of Manitoba's English department is
without the services of Professor Roy
Daniells, who has joined the staff of the University of British Columbia. He leaves behind him the imprint of his keen intellect
and personality on the hearts and minds of a
long line of Arts students—students who
carry with them the memory of his friendly
sense of humor, his masterful vocabulary,
and his sympathetic understanding of undergraduates' problems.
We sincerely hope that his qualities will
bo quickly recognized by the students of
—From the Manitoban.
The Wassail Bowl
BATHING SUITS are packed away, Daylight Saving is a dead issue, and the mornings are getting cool and misty once more.
Autumn's first yellow leaves litter the walks
The time seems most appropriate for the
Bowl to plump for its favourite season.
Where comparisons of personal taste are
involved, there is Uttle point in arguing, of
course. There are as many different opinions
as there are points of view, a situation which
causes unwary columnists to be singularly
cautious in expressing their partisan views.
Only the happy thought that, there being
only four seasons on which thc irritable populace may divide, no more than three out
of any four readers are likely to be alienated no matter which opinion we express.
The winter has its strong advocates, of
course. They boast of its exhilarating
sports, such as skiing and skating, its merry
round of parlies, its season of commercial
entertainments, and its two prime holidays,
Christmas and New Years. No doubt winter has its place in the scheme of things, but
it can't hold a candle to autumn.
Callow youths are bound to exclaim that
the spring '\s the only time of the year. Pretty
little flowers and delicate green shoots press
timidly from the damp cold ground. Yes,
but spring brings love, sonnets, and sniffles,
to say nothing of final exams. Can't say it
has a chance compared with autumn.
But what are the enthusiasms of spring-
lovers compared with the worshippers of
hot suns, brown tans, sandy beaches, weinie
roasts, baseball  games?    Old  friends, you
can keep your dark glasses and sun-burn
lotions, give us the fall any time.
Ah, but take Autumn, the season of mists
and mellow fruitfulness, as Keats puts it.
How right he was. Autumn, the season of
ripe, crunchy, cold, juicy celery, to paraphrase Steele.   Steele had a clue.
And the campus. B.C. is, of course, the
most beautiful countryside in the world,
and the campus is the most beautiful place in
B.C. The autumn merely enhances it. The
cool mist of the morning disappears with
the sun-rise. The walks are covered with
a thick carpet of red, brown and yellow
leaves. The Arts building walls turn crimson with the dying creepers.
Sports? The fall simply abounds with
them. The world series, the best part of the
whole baseball season, hits smack in the first
week of October. Football, bigger and bettor, comes back to the campus. Gold and
Blue uniforms flash in the sun. Packed
stadiums. Bands, cheer-leaders, fur coats,
chrysanthemum corsages, tweeds, pipes, the
smell of good tobacco.
A crisp wind off the gulf. Sunset early.
Basketball games. Packed gyms, victorious Thunderbirds, dances in the Brock,
Chicken in the Straw. A bit of rain. Coats
buttoned up. A drive around the point or
a walk around English Bay. Crashing waves.
Home through the leaf-littered streets, beneath thick trees pierced by white arrows
of light.   A warm fire and a good sleep.
Yes, sir, that's Autumn. It lasts until December 22, and we heartily invite you to
enjoy it with us.
e Wagon
Orchids and Onions
THE FACT THAT nearly 8,500
students and 700 faculty members
daily wend their way along two
or three of Vancouver's streets and
on out past the city limits to the
campus of UBC is well known and
oft-repeated. It is not fact itself,
but the means of ac.omplishing
that fact which shall be dealt with
Probably the means of trans-
portation most common to those
university bound is the street car
with its associate, the university
bus. The daily trip to try to arrive
on the campus in time for an
eight-thirty lecture is well known
in all its abominable inefficiency.
AU students are aware of the
claims and phdges of the B.C.
Electric that it is doing its best in
"these trying times". Perhaps it is.
But to these who travel it seems
to be the acme o.' poor management nnd high farts. Be that as it
may, the morning trip is not too
The Trip Back  Home
The payoff comes when, after
surviving the mauling received at
the hands of thc more predatory
Tote typo, and after sitting
through three of four hours of
hard-on-the-ncrves lectures, after
struggling through a long and
dawdling line-up in order to set
some lunch, after having sat
through two or three: more hours
of lectures and wended his slow
and weary way onto the bus to
Tenth and Sasamat, Totie sees the
waiting and partially loaded streetcar shut its doors and start its
descent down the hill.
This is bad. If the student is
returning home a.'ter a late lab,
however, and is already late for
his supper, this is too much. Because of the apparently narrow-
minded outlook of the street railwayman, because of the apparently
misguided, almost sardonic humour
cf some of the B.C. Electrics employees, these students must wait
on tho drcry windswept corner
until thc next care leisurely
In the winter, that corner is
But enough of the gripes.
Come  the  Bouquets
There is a good side to the transportation battle, however, which
has not rece'ved nearly enough
attention and thanks. Early in the
mo.ning many students, completly
browned off with the street railways, stalk off in their righteous
wrath in ths direction of Tenth
Avenue, there to take up a stand
and to raise up their thumbs pleadingly to passing UBC- bound
The beauty of the system is that
it works. The harried students find
their prayers are answered, and it
is with a heartfelt "Thanks a lot"
that they sink into the seat, soft
or hard it matters not.
If it were not for the aid of
these hundreds of students who
drive their own cars to the campus
* and p!ck up their fellcw-students
along the voad, the jam on the
streetcars would be increased beyond comprehension, and students
would be late for their classes with
fantastic regularity.
It is these kind motorist who
get, many a student to his classes-
many a student who could never
get to them by any other means.
Orchids to you, kind - hearted
"Thanks a lot!"
" Legionettes"
"Join the Legion Week." Branch
72 desires the broadest base of
membership support possible to
carry on the program and achievements of the past year into
the coming month. We appeal to
all university veterans—wide support is vital to success.
The "Week" will include thc
first General Meeting of the term
(October 7), a' smoker for the
irale members, and a "get together"   for  the  lady  legionaires.
Dates of these events will
appear )at.T.
»    *    ♦
The swinging of kilts, and
skirling of pipes, will become a
familiar campus sight if Legion
plans materialize. Thc early formation of a pipe band to add somo
colon.' to football Roincs. parades,
etc., i.s contemplated and an invitation La herewith extended to
all interested person.-;.
L'jjvo your neurits in the Legion
office   and   meet   there  Friday   at
%   *    *
Secretary "Speed" Hewett hi*
been complaining about a "change
of address' headache. Many Legion members have changed residence since last year and not nau
the records amended. The administrative burden would be eased
considerably if nil such members
would  co-operate by  dropping  in
as soon as possible.
*   *   *
Thc past week has seen great
activity among the Committees in
reorganizing and drafting their
programs for the winter.
Examples—Perry Miller, Harold
Shugg, and Len Hatton getting
Grants and Gratuities organized
to do survey of DVA fueo * determine how many ru have
dropped out on financial grounds.
This information is vital if the
membership-ot-large lueudct the
executive to open the campaign
for incrased grants again.—Raj
Dewar and Johnny West getting
the entertainment situation under
control. Dances and smokers are
being laid on—has anyone got
any more suggestions?—Helen
Noel, Stella Warden and others
of the lively Membership Committee laying plans for "Join the
Legion Week"—John MacKenzie,
Dave Brousson and Norm Little-
wood still deep in their housing
problems but looking a little
brighter over the improvement in
the Little Mountain Camp situation. —Stu Chambers of By-L.uvj
working hued as Branch Representative on the Committee re-
vising the constitution of the Vancouver  Zone Council.
These are just a few of the
active Committees — there Ls still
opportunity for other members
who would like to serve in some
Miscellaneous — Treasurer Mike
Goldie has been admitted to Harvard and has been force! to relinquish his Legion post. Colin Gour-
lay has assumed his duties pending confirmation by the Branch
membership.—Hugh Buckley has
I ecu appointed Chairman of tho
Publicity Committee.
LOST—One maroon, Waterman'.;
fountain pen with course nib, on
streetcar between Sasamat and
GranviUe on the afternoon of
Sept. 30. Finder please leave at
Library office.
LOST—Will the person who found
my "Principles of College Algebra" in HL4 at 9:30 last Thursday
morning please phone L. Hughes,
ALma 2327 R.
LOST — Black Evcrsharp with
coloured insets. Will finder please
turn into AMS office. Thank you.
I/OST—In Caf Thursday: Electrical
Circuits and Machinery, Vol. 1.
andAltcrnating Current Circuits.
Finder please phone KErr. 3130 L.
LOST—Lady's blue Waterman's
fountain pen, Tuesday on lawn
LOST—Raincoat, grey, with label
"Tip Top Tailors", in hut G 6
Thursday last. Would finder
kindly tum in at AMS office or
phone Dave at KErr. 0117-L.
in front of Library. Finder please
call  ALma 2765-Y.
LOST—Waterman's Hundred Year
Pen. Initialed "K.A." Phone
ALma 1501.
LOST—One man's brown leather
wallet. Contains large sum of
money and papers. Reward.
Phone HAst. 3360-M.
LOST—Will pcissn who removed
blue airforce raincoat from Auditorium washroom please call for
belt at 1933 E. 41st, or phone
FRaser 2968.
WANTED - Cabin up Hollyburn
Mountain Phone ALma 0374 L;
Ask for Darrcll.
WANTED-Ride to UBC daily for
9:30's from vicinity W. 18th and
Highbury.  Phone ALma 2984 Y.
NOTICE—As Monday, October 14,
is Thanksgiving Day, thc University of British Columbia will be
closed from Saturday, October
12 to Monday, Octoberl4, inclusive.
MEETING — Engineering Institute
of Canada, S.E.I.C. meeting in
Ap. Sc. 204, Friday October 4,
MEETING—Archery Club, Monday
October 7, Arts 101, 12:30. Ne
members welcome.
MEETING—The Symphonic Club
will meet at 12:30 Friday, October
4 in the Double Committee Room
in Brock Hall. Programme:
Symphony No. 5 in C minor by
MFETING-AU those interested in
Ice Hockey turn out to a general
meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3, in
Arts 208 at 12:30.
MEETING—The Vancouver Branch
or thc St. Margaret's School Old
Girl Associaticn is holding a
meeting for all the Old Girls on
Tuesday. October 8 at 8:00 p.m. at
the home of Mrs. David Todd,
3803 West 39th Avenue. Be sure
to turn out for it!
MEETING— Tho Agric. Women's
Undergraduate Society will meet
in Ag. 100 at noon today (Thursday). All women agriculturalists are asked to attend.
MFETING—The first meeting of the
Physics Society, originally scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday,
October 3, has been postponed
until October 17.
MEETING—All 1 year Agric students are reqursted to attend a
meeting in Ag. 100 at noon Friday (Oct. 4).
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Men's Wool Pullovers V-
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Beige & Green only—limited quantlty-|7.50.
Women's Mouse* for all
occasions. Tailored WhUe
Broadcloths, long sleeves.
Priced at $2.95. Smart sheen
in white and colon, $195.
Smart Roman stripes at
$3.95, and many others.
Smart Wear
1516 W. 10th Ave.   ALma 1501
A   GENERAL   MEETING   of   the
Menorah Society of UEC will be
held at the home of Miss Lillian
Arch*k on Sunday, O.t. 6. Tune
7:30 p.m. All Jewish students are
invited to attend.
CARS WANTED-A plea is being
issued to Varsity students to give
the Willamette football players a
ride from their hotel to the Stadium on Saturday. Anyone who
could help out is asked to contact
the Graduate Manager, Luke Moyls
at his office.   Phono ALma 2818.
NOTICE—Students interested in
joining the Circulo Latino Americano can contact Ron Webster in
Hut IA. Office No. 3) any time
after 2:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 8.
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THE UBYSSEY, Thursday, October 3, 1946.   Page 3.
by Stan Burke
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IN   TH*    *t$Y —
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Mussoc Eats
In Brock Hall
Musical Society's 1946-47 year will
be the fill banquet and danco,
scheduled for Thursday, Octobei
10 In the Brock Hall at 6:15 p.m.
Musical selections will be provided by Mussoc artists and fur-
ther entertainment will follow the
banquet and speeches In the form
of dancing.
Free tickets may be obtained by
payment of unnual fees on or before October 10. Those wishing to
do so should contact any member
of the executive In room 207,
Auditorium. Only a limited number of tickets are available.
Operetta Cast
Chosen Soon
light opera production, will be
chosen as soon as the talent of
the Society is lined up.
Auditions for the chorus and*
principal parts will be conducted
Mond:y, October 7 and Wednesday, October 9 from 4:30 to 10:30
p.m. In the Auditorium. Lists for
appointments will be found In
207, Aud.
C. Haydn Williams, musical
director, will hear the candidates
as in the past twenty years.
Frosh Received
In UBC Armory
FRESHMEN,OFFICIALLY discarded their gay green regalia and
took their tru» place-in--Varsity
life Tuesday evening at the annual Frosh Reception. Between
dancing to the music of Joe Micelli and his orchestra, amtf puzzling cokes and donuts, frosh
took time out to piace their goggles, ties and Frosh buttons on a
stone replica of the Cairn.
On hand to receive them were
Mr. and Mrs. N. MacKenzie, Dean
and Mrs. Buchanan, Dean Mawdsley, Dsan Clement, Dean Curtis
and Professor Gage.
Prof. C. E. Dolman
Attends Conference
DR. C. E. DOLMAN, head of
the Department of Nursing and
Health, has been granted a two
week leave of absence to attend
the Conference of Professors of
Preventative Medicine being held
at the School of Public Heaitli,
University of Michigan, it was announced yesterday.
The confe.ence is being conducted under the auspices of the
Rockefeller Foundation.
It began en September 30, and
will conclude on Friday, October
Gym Fund Ball
To Have Princess
NOMINEES FOR the title of
''rttince. ." at the Gym Fund Hall
October 17 will lie picked from
the va ieUi faculties, IVill S'.rcei,
a -animator for the function an-
i.ounc d  Tuesday.
Rcpris.Mitativcs from Arts, Science, Nur.sinj!. Home Ec. Commerce ; nd Agriculture are to be
chosen from the Women's Undergraduate   Society.
TAG DAY on thc campus in
aid of the Loyal Protestant Home
for Children will be October 5.
It is be.'ing sponsored by WUS.
The girls of one of the service
clubs will canvas the campus.
The Loy 1 Protestant Home is
in New Westminster. Because it
i.s a province-wide organization, it
docs not come under the Commu-
, ni(y Chest drive. It i.s a home for
unqj( ,-priviliged   children.
TT>«. Home wrnws a wide range
of People from all races and
UBC Legion Organizes
Pipe Band For Campus
PIPE BAND to be made up of
local campus talent is being planned by the UBC branch of the
Canadian Legion. A meeting of
those interested has been called
for Friday at 12:30 in the Legion
The meeting will be addresseu
by Jim Munrow who is directing
the project. He will outline the
plans of the organization, and at
the same time the pipe major wm
probably be elected.
Although a special call is being
sent out for ex-service pipers and
drummers, it was emphasized that
sny one with the proper experience would be welcome.
Once organized the band would
be available for such campus
functions as pep meets, rallies and
games as well as all of the Legion
ceremonies.   An  appeal  for  sup-
Crosses Continent
To Attend UBC
BILL RAYMOND was dissatisfied with'his course at the University of New Brunswick, where
he attended last year—and within
36 hours was plotting a new one
on the campus of The University
of British Columbia.
By noon of his first lecture day
Raymond had (1) been rushed by
a fraternity member * and, (2)
made a date.
This ex-RCAF pilot is sur-'
prised at the number of co-eds
here with English accents—due to
numerous private schools In and
around Vancouver and Victoria.
Raymond, whose home is in
Woodstock, N.B., flew here as a
Legion Holds
General Meet
cf the University Branch 72, Canadian Legion, is to be held in the
Auditorium a't 6:30, Monday, October 7.
Guest sptaker will be Dr. N. A,
M. MacKenzie, the Honourary
President of the University
branch, who is to speak en "Canada, and the Future of the
Members will be given a brief
review of the summer's important
events, and future policy will be
The resolution to be introduced
for debate approves government
policy in allowing entry of 4000
Polish veterans into Canada.
All members are particularly
urged to attend this initial and
important meeting.
Frat Rushing
Appeals to Vets
poale: more to student-veterans
than to other students accordin ;'
to present statix". ics. By noon Wed-
r.ee'eh.y approximately 17!! prospective 'Creeks' had registered.
Ot this number over half u:'o vet-
Registration for fraternities
(loses Friday, Octobei' 4 .it 4 p.m.
However those who fail to register by Friday will be able to do
.so on Monday till 4 p.m. Regii-
traticn fee on Monday will be $2
instead of at) cents.
received in the Gym office from
freshmen and freshettes, according
to Penn Mcbfcod, manager of the
War Memorial drive.
None of these donations have
been solicited.
When questioned on this, the
usual reply is, "We weren't out
here to help last year, .so we want
to help this time, now that wc are
on the campus and realize that
UBC does need a large Memorial
pert has been sent to the MAD
and if it is answered the band
may travel with Varsity teams
when they leave the campus.
The size of the band will depen 1
on Friday's turnout but it is hoped
that it will include at least eight
pipers and five drummers. Uniforms of the traditional skilt will
be provided for members.
special pepmeet In the Auditorium
Friday, at 12:30. This meet which
is indirectly being sponsored by
the Jokers under the direction of
Jack Gribbs is to create student
enthusiasim for the first game of
the American Football Series to
be played Saturday.
The pepmeet will feature Ben
Niosi and his orchestra, and will
be emceed by Niosi himself.
Saturday's game between UBC
Thunderbirds and Williamette
University's Bearcats will be
played in the UBC Stadium starting at 2:00 p.m.
UBC Greats Are
On CBC NetwotK
DR. N. A. M, MacKENZIE will
give a quatrer hour broadcast from
CBC's Vancouver s.udios Monday,
October 7, at 7:45 p.m.
The broadcast,  called  by  President   MacKenzie   "Repcrt   to   the
Cit'zens of the Province", is, being
presented for the third year.
Another feature will be Jane
Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", to
be heard on "Stage 47' on Sunday,
October 6 at 5:30 p.m,
Radio adaptation cf the play is
by Lister Sinclair, who conducted
a course in radio writing at UBC
this summer.
Mr. Sinclair will be remembered
by listeners as the pr ncipal player
in "Pride and Prejudice" when it
was p.oduccd'by the UBC PLyers
Club in 1940.
BLONDE, green-eyed, Mavis
Colemn has been selected Beauty
on the Spot for next Tuesday's
Issue of the Ubyssey. Her article
must be typed," double - spaced,
and deposited on the Feature Editor's desk Saturday morning.
Frosh Talk;
by Ed Arrol
GIVE ME ONE Arts course with
all the trimmings.
The line moves slowly on while
the mind flashes back two, or three
years—to the University of Cask-
atchewan at Saskatcon.
Thc air is crisp at eight a.m.
you are running on the spot when,
from thc far end of the campus
comes a trickle o. prairie lads and
lossies that grows into a horde.
Un versity has begun, again.
"Take five," says the PT inductor who is getting tired. He
also wants an eyeful of Frosh.
Here they come, freshettes with
.squares of paper pinned around
the hems of their skirts.
"Hay low girls." They grin and
blush under the white and green
skull caps. "Watch it, son. You re
rot behind the plow now. A pale
faced sen of the soil lumbers
along, hay-foot, straw-foot, his
books drag behind and a skull
cap rides his tangled bar.
"Attention! Ar-r.'ght you guys.
Cut it cut. Down on your hands.
Feet backward — stret.h! Ready:
down, Up, down, up, faster down-
pu." Sweat puddles on bare backs.
A whistle starts a cross-country
run. Another «n«» «sr,unds for tv»»
showers. Id minutes to dress and
be outside to answer 'sir' before
marching to class in the university
buildings. Heads bobbing in line,
eyes every whichway — to the
nearest co-ed.
They had their college yells but
you out roared them. In the Ccvern
—a downtown dance hall—you let
out with a roar! and always .am
around the floor echoed, roar! roar!
The same at midnight in cafes.
And at the dances on thc campus
that you were sometimes invited to.
Now you are back at Varsity, in
the role of civilian student. You
smile as you watch the reception-
placards, odd socks, green bowties,
tiie lily pond—souveniers of Frosh
'46. Let them have their fun, you
think. There are serious days
Then you join another line-up.
ALL GOLFERS interested in
participating in the activities of
the golf club, whether as a player
or as an enthusiast of the game,
are requested to attend a meeting
in the Law Faculty lectures room
at 12:30 Friday.
The Law Buildings are located
ebout a full mashle shot noth vt
the Brock Building.
Joker Pep Meet
Goes Slapstick
treated to vaudeville slapstick
with a new twist at the pep meet
Tuesday noon, staged jointly by
Jokers and  Mamooks.
In a show that mixed audience
participation   with   custard   pies,
victims were first massaged  with
goo, later rewarded with Booster
Emcee Dave Hayward managed
to give the audience "the bird"—
five pigeons although some of the
gags backfired.
Star act of the show was the
Indian rope trick, performed by a
fakir from India, which refused
to work because the fakir's Jinii
came down to earth.
Co-ed Tina Howard, who answered a difficult mathematics
problem, received a pair of white
angora rabbits.
Free passes were awarded to
Jock Morrison and Jack Gilbert
for paying the consequences.
1 Thursday, October 3,1946.
Page 4
LAURIE DYER, Sports Editor
By NAP TURNER back seat to no one in the coming        swivel - hipped   backflelders   that
FOOTBALL HYSTERIA is grip- battle; Headi"« in bom *« sh,°W" ahould allay the sitUation'
,_,,.- ers, the candidates for gird glory
ping the campus!   Two days from                                                    .    jU , Back from last year's Hardv cup
c.j      ii.   kijc   j-*- were  yodelling vociferously  their '
now, on Saturday, the 1946 edition                  '           °                    " triumph  are    Rex    Wilson,    Phil
.   ,     „,      ,   , .   .    ,       ,       ,. own private rendition of a popu- r
of  the Thunderbirds launches its ^  ^              ^ ^ ^ Guman and Freddie Joplin, a trio
gridiron campaign amid the tradi. ^ & ^ offbeat and which  shouid  flgure  prominently
tional   college   fanfare   that   has parched throat in S:lturda>''s contest. Dougie Reid
characterized the games of yore. a J*                     ' Don   Nesbit,   Bob   Anabelle,   Don
.,,..,.       .            ,   , Kabat is moulding this collection
Adopting the American code for Warner, Joe Pauker, and a horde
,.    _   . ,.      ,   .,    , . .         . „ of fiery players around the Minne-
the first time in the history of Can-  of other very capable performers
adian    Intercollegiate    sport,    the TICKET SALES should be in uniform against thc
Blue and Gold will strive Satur- Schson  Ticket $6.00 Herbie Capozzi, Alec Lamb, Gor-
day   to   make   its   mark   on   the Reserved  Seat    ?U5 die Genge, Nat Kalensky, Joe Ca-
American Conference setup.   The Rugh Scat  ^ M pozzi   Bill  and   Gus  Sainas ano
battle against the potent Bearcats Rugh gea| (srudent)     i50 Phil Nixon who form the nucleus
from   the  Willamette   campus  at ,„ AMS offlce loday of the UBC line
Portland, Oregon, is in the nature 	
of a test.   Can Varsity compete on       gota   unbalanced   line   formation, Opposing this formidable array
the football turf against Northwest featuring a single wlngback and Is an eleven-man powerhouse cur-
Conference competition? The an- flanker. Despite the gap made in rently rated second to none in the
swer will come Saturday and will Varsity's offensive capabilities PNWC setup. In the 14 year hist-
determlne whether the lads from when highly-touted Bob Murphy cry of the conference, these very
the mall of Point Grey can step finally accepted an athletic sohol- Bearcats have clawed and mauled
up into the big-time. arshlp   from   the   University   of       their way to seven titles, includ-
If team spirit means anything,       Washington to doih the cleats for       ing the last three years before the
Rabat's stalwarts  should  take a       the Huskies, Kabat has a string of       war, 1940/41, and '42.
In a pre-season exhibition game,
Williamette ran into a one-sided
shellacing by the San Jose State
crew, who trounced them 45-6.
However,   San  Jose   has   a   top-
\h     b        m i     ■s^bs^bs^bs^bs^bs^bsj        flight squad,   thought  to  be  the
■    M    ^k   V A    ^^^^^^^^^^|       equal of UCLA, and the Thunder-
■    M    ~_^____m/______Ul^_______\       bird*  are  taking  no  consolation
from that Bearcat setback.
OPPORTUNITIES for freshmen
Interested in teem management
are now open. Several managers
are needed now for the Junior
rugby league.
The position of manager of one of
thaw teams entails such duties as
tha looking after of atrip and arranging practices.
Any freshman who thinks that
he would like to manage a rugby
team Is requested to get In touch
with Morey PhysJck at ALma 1922.
Only a few managers are needed,
»o if you are Interested get In
touch with Morey immediately.
'B' Cricket Club
Down 'A' Rivals
A "B" TEAM of Varsity cricketers defeated their "A" opponents
in Saturday's closing contest of
the season. The "B's" ran away
with 200 runs far nine wickets,
while with the "A's" it was 148
runs all out.
P. Holson was tops among the
"B" men with 61 not out, while
second and third spots amongst
the winners went to D. Pudney
with 51 and A. Martin with 48.
Alfy Martin took first class honors in th bowling department.
L. Bullen, with 48, led the "A"
scorers, while A. Hill .*nd N.
Bracher took respective place and
show spots with 34 and 29.
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SPARKED by a six point effort
by Rod Elliott, the peach-fuzzed
Frosh turned the tables on their
sophomore brethren, by outscoring
the second year men consistently
to rack up a convincing 20-13
count on the Varsity Gym floor,
Wednesday noon.
In whipping thc same outfit that
nearly took a similar contest last
ycar from the upper year men,
30-31, tho freshmen came up with
an exhibition of driving casaba,
which though lacking in polish,
left nothing to be desired in stamina and drive.
Elliott opened up the scoring at
the three minute mark when he
bulled his way through to the
basket and shot for the score.
Lome Tognott widened the early
lead by counting for two more
points, before Gordie Selman could
put the Sophs back in the flght via
the gift throw route,
McLeod counted for one point
when he was fouled on the sidelines, and then Bajus sent thc
freshmen into command of the play
again at the seven minute mark as
he swished the hemp to give the
first year melonmen a 7-4 margin.
The Sophs, coached by diminutive Thunderbird Ronny Weber,
shot themselves into a short-lived
10-7 lead at this point when Broad-
head and Boyoe racked up six
points between them to cap a determined rush.
However, the freshmen closed
the gap speedily, and counted for
four points to lope off the maples
with a slim 11-10 command at the
half-time gong.
As the second canto began, it
was evident that the Frosh, under
the cagy tutorial coaching of Ritchie Nicol, letterman on Thunderbird casaba squads, had straightened out their sights.
Bouncing back from a temporary setback when the Sophs knotted the count at 13-all, the freshies, Inspired by a brilliant performance by little Bobby Scarr,
went unmolested to the finish wire,
hitting the hoop for seven straight
points without a reply from their
■e>*    " ■ i , jv&gU&s^L. s^SiA       ■*■
FILLING the position as senior
manager of the American football setup at UBC this season is
one Gardy Gardom who will be
the top man of the whole business.
Gardy has had plenty of experience in managing teams as ho
was the Senior Manager of the
basketball teams last year. The
lanky gent has decided to switch
tlds interests to the American
sport this season in Its first year
of operation on the campus.
Wheeler  Wins
Coveted Award
comes the announcement that the
coveted Flying Officer Reverend
George Robert Pringle Bursary,
endowed by friends and associates
of the popular UBC athlete who
was killed overseas on active service in 1943, has been awarded to
John Oliver Wheeler, a fifth year
student In Applied Science.
Hailing from Banff, Alberta,
Wheeler was captain of the English
rugby team last season, and his
enthusiasm and good sportsmanship went far to make the squad
what it was. Hie scholastic activi-.
ties brought him the O. M. Dawson
Scholarship for the highest average in Geological Engineering in
Eligibility entails a conclusive
demonstration of athletic ability,
coupled with a sterling, unselfish
character and an active participation and leadership in University
There will be a practice for all
girls interested in grass hockey on
the upper playing field, Thursday,
3:30 p.m. Freshettes who are uncertain of the field's location
should inquire at th Gym office
when changing into strip.
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GRAB THAT BALL—Making sure that Varsity will be after the pigskin all the time
on Saturday in the clash with the Willamette Bearcats, big Herb Capozzi will be charging
like the rest of the Blue and Gold linemen. Here Herbert can be seen tucking the ball under
him as he hits the turf after snagging a fumble.
Herb Likes His Grid
by Luke Moyls
Capozzi Breaks Lineman's Jinx
It takes nerve and stamina to be a football hero, as anyone who has gained prominence on the gridiron will tell you. But there
are many more footballers who put just as
much, and sometimes more, into the game
yet must be content to remain in the background with hardly a chance of ever sharing
the spotlight. These are the hard-working
heavyweights of the line.
However, there are exceptions, and such
is the case of big Herb Capozzi who is currently preparing for a tough season in the
Varsity Thunderbirds' front line of defense.
Herb has been a popular player ever since
he first started his football career under
Coach Greg Kabat on the Vancouver College campus. He put in two seasons with the
Fighting Irish at the same time as Eddie
Ryan and Reg Clarkson, and although he
never carried the ball like Clarkson, nor
received any spectular passes like Ryan, yet
he was cheered and praised just as much as
either because everyone knew he was just
as great a star.
Herb hails from Kelowna where the whole
Capozzi family is famous for their winery
and large general store. He and his two
brothers, Joe and Tom, are well-built,
tanned, and handsome boys — products of
which the Okanagan may well be proud.
Herb weighs 209 pounds, is young and fest
—he's only 21—and performs for Kabat as
a right tackle. He played the same position
last year for the 'Birds, thus earning his Big
Block from UBC.
A great talker, he's a valuable morale-
booster arid is well-liked by his teammates.
Football fans will again see Herb in action when the Thunderbird gridders open
their first American football conference Saturday afternoon against the tough Willamette Bearcats. And then maybe they'll see
how even a lineman can sometimes steal
the show. <
UBC Boxing Club Ready
For Outside Opponents
THE PLANS of the Boxing club
for the coming season were outlined by President Wally Gray at
a recent meeting. The Club has
planned for plenty of downtown
fights and hopes to promote a few
interscholastic bouts south of tho
The Club will meet downtown
clubs in weekly bouts at the Sea-
mens Club and expects to be in
shape to make an entry In the
Vancouver Sun Golden Gloves
Championship bouts this winter.
The coach for this season has
not been decided though the club
lopes to get Hector MacDonald it
he is available.
The club's trio of fighters is all
back and better than ever. Last
> ear's team was represented by
Wally Gray, Art Beaumont and
Phil Olson in the light, middle
and heavy classes. Phil has come
down from a full summer of survey work in the interior. He
claims that the mountain climbing
put him in top shape and that he
is going to make the Heavyweight
champ work to keep his title in
the bouts this winter.
The Club has picked up some
new talent this season, the mo».
outstanding of which is Glen
Rowley, onetime British Southern
Welterweight champion. He cap
tained the University of London
College Boxing Club and the U.
of London Boxing Club.
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