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The Ubyssey Nov 15, 1945

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• ERECTION of a memorial to the honor of former UBC
student Hammy Gray, who as Lieut. Robert H. Gray,
RCNVR, has been posthumously awarded the highest military
decoration in the British Empire, is under discussion by
students' council, AMS president Allan Ainsworth said today.
"Some  suitable  memorial must
be provided," Ainsworth said.
"Council is discussing the matter
already, and suggestions from
students would be welcomed."
Most fitting tribute under consideration up to date has been that
ot a bronze plaque to be mounted
In Brock Hall, the AMS head continued. Planting of a memorial
tree has also been suggested.
The Victoria Cross winner will
be remembered on the campus as
one active in publications, fraternity, and sports activities. He was
associate editor of the 1940 Totem,
and would have been yearbook
editor in 1041 had he not Interrupted his studies in August, 1940, to
The sixth British Columbian to
win the coveted decoration, Gray
met his death in a daring dive on a
Japanese destroyer just six days
before the war ended. He was
pilot of a Fleet Air Arm aircraft
engaged in an attack near Tokyo
Bay from the aircraft carrier
Lieut. Gray, flying a burning
plane, manouevred through heavy
flak concentrations to press home
his attack, which sank the target,
a Japanese destroyer. His aircraft
crashed in flames into the sea.
One of 75 UBC students selected
in 1940 to train in Britain for naval
commissions, he trained at Halifax
and at Collins Bay, Ont., before
being attached to the Royal Navy.
He joined HMS Formidable in late
1944, and was in the assault on the
German battleship Tirpitz, hidden
in a Norwegion fjord.   During the
series of attacks in this operation,
he was awarded the bronze oak
leaf of a "mention in dispatches."
When the Formidable went to
the Pacific theatre of operations,
Lieut, Gray went with her, and
won the Distinguished Service
Cross for a series of air attacks on
Japan. He was reported "missing,
presumed dead" on August 9, 1945,
following the sinking of the Jap
The son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Gray, of Nelson, Hammy Gray was
born in Trail, and moved from the
sntelter town at an early age. He
wm - educated in Nelson, and
attended the University of Alberta
for a year before commencing his
studies at UBC.
On the Point Grey campus, he
was taking major courses in English, Economics, and Government,
but planned to become a doctor.
His enlistment followed immediately on a call for men from the
Royal Navy.
Lieut. Gray's citation was written
by Vice-Admird Sir Philip Vian,
commander of tho British Pacific
Fleet. It praised his "brilliant
fighting spirit and inspired leadership" and praised his selfless devotion to duty "without regard to
safety of life or limb."
The thirteenth Canadian winner
of the the war, Lieut. Gray was
also the last casualty in action for
the town of Nelson. His brother,
Flight-Sergeant Jack Gray, was its
first casualty in World War II,
killed over Germany in February,
Ducky Dance
In Brock Sat.
•   "WEBFOOT   WADDLE'   will
be   featured    in    Brock   Hall
Saturday, November 17, from 9 to
12.    Joo Micclli's band   will  play        	
for thc occasion.   One member of Vol. XXVIII
No. 21
the couple must present his AMS
pass  to gain admittance.
Thc unique name for this dance
has been coined in honor of the
visiting team, the Oregon Webfeet,
who will play Varsity Thunderbirds Saturday night.
The MAD is sponsoring this basketball g«me.
A leg show judged by members
of the Oregon Webfoots will be
featured at the Tea Dance in the
Brock Lounge, Friday at 3:30.
The Jokers Club is expected to
contribute some unique form of
entertainment. Dave McLclland's
orchestra will play at the dance
and admission is one dime.
Cancel Lectures
For Steinberg
• TICKETS FOR the Vancouver
Symphony Orchestra, under
the direction of William Steinberg,
are on sale now in the box office
in the quad. The price is twenty-
five cents.
All 11:30 lectures will be cancelled to allow the students to attend.
The concert will be held in the
Armoury   at   11:10  a.m.,   Friday,
November 23.
"This event is a pass feature under the LSE" said Cal Whitehead,
chairman of the Special Events
Comltee, "The charge of twenty-
five cents per student is to cover
a fraction of the costs involved In
bringing 50 musicians out to the
"Last year we brought out 35
members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. They played in
the Auditorium. Since the Auditorium can only hold 1000 people,
several hundred were turned
Whitehead advised students to
get their tickets early since there
will only be 2000 sold.
Black Lectures SCM
On Hebrews Friday
• THE    STUDENT    Christian
' Movement's new study group
on the Hebrew people will get
under way with its first meeting
Friday at 12:30 in Aud 312.
The group, which will meet Friday noons for three consecutive
weeks, will be irt charge of Dr.
Norman Black. The topics to be
discussed will be:
. 1. The Hebrew religion prior to
the rise of the great prophets.
2. The  pre-cxillc prophets.
3. The post-exilic  prophets.
Dr. Black was formerly thc
superintendent of schools in Saskatchewan.
Red Cross Rooms
Open Monday
• RED   CROSS   knitting   rooms
will  open  once again for the
distribution of wool and collection
of finished garments on Monday,
Nov. 19. The rooms will be open
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 10:30 to 2:30 and will close
on Nov. 30.
be tunied in to the QMS
Stores this week. Action will
be taken if all equipment is not
In by Saturday noon.
Wilson Desires
• SPURRED on by former AMS
government revision head Jim
Wilson, who protested Friday that
the Undergraduate Societies Committee should "tell council what
they want instead of being told
what council wants", committee
members returned the chairmanship elections clause of their constitution to council for reconsideration.
Council voted to table the discussions on USC elections until
Wilson, who was largely responsible for establishing the USC on
the campus, told the body that as
a respresentative group, has "council over a barrel but if you don't
deserve what you're asking for,
that's another matter again."
"UBC is getting larger and more
complex, and we should have more
specialized men in office on the
campus. It will be the USC that
will make it come to that," charged
He likened student politics aa
parallel to the situation ln Ottawa
and Victoria, stating that "It's a
political playing ground".
The only part of the USC constitution on which no agreement
has yet been reached is the method
by which the chairmen of the
Undergraduate Societies Committee
be elected to council.
• A SPECIAL chartered bus will
take 50 members of the Student Christian Movement to their
second annual fall camp at Ocean
Park  Saturday.
The camp discussion topic,
"Christianity — Its Nature and
Outreach," will be led by Miss
Phyllis Riie Aden, American SCM
travelling secretary, and Rev.
Malcolm Ransom, member of the
national SCM office in Toronto.
The group will leave Mew Westminster at 3 p.m. Saturday, and
will sp:nd the week-end at the
big camp near White Rock. Jack
MacDonald, chairman of the camp
committee, said the total expenses
of the outing, including food and
transportation, will come to $2.f0
per person.
Full-House Policy For Campus
Jokers Drawing To A Tight: Quacks And Wowfs
■ • CAMPUS seismographs are due
» to quiver slightly on the
twenty-lirst of this month, and
•♦.he COTC medical section will be
standing by at Brock Hall when
Jokers and ex-servicemen get together for another'night out.
To avoid deviation* from the
customary otiquot of dancing.
Jokers will each be requh'sd to
bring a girl as well as a yo-yo, but
tl:';y will lie permitted t ; danco
with as many other girls as they
can manage—one at a time.
Plans for this gala a IT -lit almost
became null and void during
Tuesday's pop meet, which saw at
le .st twenty Jokers trying to
breathe all the availabl > air from
under a pile of themselves.
Greatly concornc 1 with the implications of this near-cat.istiophe,
I us.-d my press-enrd. my girlfriend's phone number, and an
impersonation of Faith Bacon to
convince the Doorjoker that I wa.s
determined to see the president.
This in li\ idual was extremely
busy at the time, answering telephones in both hands, it- frantic
efforts to assure five local undertakers they would be getting no
I usincs-. from th -  campus.
The members of the pile-up. he
was bcllo'ving into the phones,
would be up a,lc' around again just
as soon  as  their collapsed  lungs
could be re-Inflated.
To prove their qiJick recovery
ability, the Jokers will provide
another dramatic performance
when the University ef Oregon
Webfoots waddle onto The maple
court to meet our Thunderbirds
on November 16 and 17.
With vitality unsurpassed In their
waking hours, the boys will Introduce n very ducky idea. Every
club member will attend lectures
accompanied by a duck. A live
duck. Only thc weatherman can
cramp the style of this project: If
it stops raining (who said that?)
the ducks will have to walk all
thc way, which might result In a
very quacking disposition.
Many ef those now walking to
l"clur. s the long way, on the sidewalks, probably . think those
anaemic little posts with wire
strung across them represent
fence.-'. That's what I thought, too,
until I heard about the Jokers'
dog day,
Wh.n the club heard that thc
University of Washington was
sending its Huskies to do battle
with U13C Thunderbirds on the
seventh and eighth of December,
it decided t> welcome lii" visitors
in true P.C hospitality tradition:
dog for dog.
Wishing to promote  friendliness
among the dogs, the club petitioned university authorities, who
promised tc co-operate by erecting
300 posts on the campus. The
wires are for seeing-eye dogs absent without leave.
For a statement on tne ciubs financial status, f w.is sent over to
the Physics lab, where the Money,
joker was balancing the club's
budget on a precision balance. The
results of thc experiment were
appalling, but true nevertheless.
The figures showed a deficit
swiftly exceeding that of tho National War Debt. Unless vast
giants can be procured to relieve
the isituathn, tho Jokes face a
situation paralleling John D.
Rockefeller's dilemma of 1929. And
you know what happened to him.
The gravity of the situation has
forced thc Ace Joker 'only man
in the club with a two-word
title) to insist on a ten cent limit
in all inter-club pokev games,
Maney must be had if thc Jokers
are to buy themselves new faces,
noses, wigs for all members over
40, and mustaches for all members less than 16 years old.
Rumours that the Jokers have
I ecu attempting to buy their way
through college wore squelched by
the registrar who, on reviewing
scholastic records, claims that the
academic average of all club mem
bers is In the flattering neighborhood of 99.983 (for thc benefit of
nil first-year math students we
refrain from carrying this out to
tho customcry 69 places of decimals) per cent.
Because of their unsurpassed
role in the entertainment field,
Uttle has been brought to light oa
the humanitarian aspects of Jo-
kcrism. In nil fairness to the club,
I wish to point out thc fact that
these boys have been driving ex-
servicemen to all university athletic activities, on and off the cum.
pup. It is a friendly gesture, and
saves many of thc exie< the
trouble of piling rocks on thc
main thoroughfares in order to
snag a lift.
Before wc leave thc subject,
just a note on the international
set-up of Jokerism. It :s an established fact that prominent
memb.rs of thc club have, left the
eampus already, to resume their
good   woek   in   foreign   countries.
They are new settled in many
embassies in thc Far-Flung Corners, such as China, Siberia, Tibet. Baluchistan, and Ontario. The
ieniaiiiin.4 members can be located
at the Embassy near Davie and
Burrard   on  any  Saturday   night.
I didn't get a cent for the plug.
That's  all.
Ed. Note: It had better be.
' week.
2. Government control of medicine.
3. Abolition of the closed shop for
4. Extension of free education to
encompass university training.
5. Continuation and strengthening
of the Liberal rehabilitation
6. More emphasis laid on national
research with subsidiaries provided in greater quantities.
This party has been formed mainly because there did not seem to be
an efficient group sitting on the
left side of the house.
We feel that the present left
wing tends to be too impractical
and idealistic while the right wing
strives for social legislation but
only passes such measures when
absolutely necessary.
Our policy is:
1. Sensible progressivism.
2. Removal of restrictions on immigration.
3. Definite efforts to maintain full
Editor's Note:— The Labour Progressive platform was not forthcoming at time of pres/.
•    MOCK  PARLIAMENT  elections,   first  sparring bout
for UBC's  political  leaders,  will  feature  six  parties
this fall.
Hal Daykin, forum president, emphasizes that today's noon
campaign speeches, held in Arts 100, should be taken
seriously, but not too seriously.
Leaders of each organization are
to present their policies to the
voters. Ballots will then be cast
and tho winning party will act as
Canada's Dominion government,
subject to defeat and dismissal if
any of their bills are not passed
during next Wednesday's parliamentary session.
As in former years the total
number of seats allotted in the
house is 45.
Progressive Conservatives are led
by Grant Livingstone; CCF, Bob
Harwood; Liberals, Harry Castillou;
Labour Progressive, Jim Martin
and Retrogressive Progressive,
Dave Williams. Independents will
have two seats and are to sit with
the old line parties on the right
side of the speaker.
Dave Williams, speaking to his
new group, the Retrogressive Progressives, points out that they in
no way intend to satirize any old
line party, in name, policy, or
Cut down to five main organizations this year, parliamentary
forum executive feel that this will
give more time ior debate and a
fairer distribution among the various groups.
Party platforms are outlined
We advocate a broad program of
national development for Canada.
The Progressive Conservatives plan
for prosperity and definite progress
in building the great nation Canada
is destined to become, and believe,
at the same time, in the preservation of certain fundamental Canadian concepts.
We promise the following legislation and policies.
1. Action to broaden the National
Housing Act immediately.
2 National Development Acts: to
provide credit to individuals,
grants to provinces and municipalities, and direct federal
projects to fill up the vacant
areas in  Canada.
Projects will include power
and irrigation, national highways, airports, and railways into
townsitcs and areas in the Northwest Territories. Also every
assistance possible in regards to
extended geologic, agricultural
and topographical research.
3. Immigration Act: selective large
scale immigration from Europe.
4. Social Insurance Act: contributory old age and health insurance.
5. Monopolies and Cartels: we will
tighten and enforce existing
legistlation to protect the consumer.
6. Maintenance and extension of
Empire preference.
7 Maintenance of Canada's armed
forces at a state of strength and
efficiency   commensurate   with
our   obligations   to   the   United
Nations Organization.
Our slogan is Freedom, Security. Opportunity, and Progress for
a greater Canada,
It' placed in office in the present
election tho CCF party will institute an era of soundly based prosperity with full employment for
all.   The following is our platform.
• A university diploma too
large to carry around isn't
much use.
So a committee of the UBC
Senate has asked students for
opinions on a new "pocket-
size" diploma to replace the
present scroll which measures
almost a foot and a half by two
The new diploma la eight by
ten Inches and contained in a
blue and gold satin folder.
This, students say, will be easier
to use for establishing identification than the present scroll.
Students Prices
May Be Extended
• PROPOSED amendment to the
AMS constitution to allow active members of the Alumni Association to attend all UBC social
functions at regular student prices
was announced Tuesday by AMS
President Allan Ainsworth.
If this ammendment is accepted,
active Alumni, who at present are
excluded from Varsity dances, will
be enabled to attend those functions in buildings which, in several
coses,  they  helped  build.
1. Nationalization of banking,
2 A comprehensive social security
measure for youth, the aged and
the ailing, to replace the present
bodge podge of hopelessly inadequate measures.
3. Conversion of government owned
war plants to peacetime production under public ownership.
4. Planned program in housing,
.slum clearing and regional development.
5. Complete Canadian autonomy in
carrying out a vigorous foreign
policy based on the Atlantic and
United Nations charter.
f. Expand the facilities of the
National Research Council.
V. Abolition of the "Senate divorce
8. Control of giant monopolies, cartels and other combinations.
As the only party which has ever
actually "produced the goods" both
in   war   and   peace,   the   Liberals
offer the following legislation.
1. Six  hour  working day,  3fi  hour
Vets Allowances
Still DVA Problem
• TROUBLE IS still being experienced with veterans' allowance grants.
Several students eligible for
these cheques have not received
them as yet. Each case is being
investigated individually with
DVA, and also, in the case of a
man with dependents, with the
Department of Pensions.
Men who have still not received
their October cheques are asked
to keep in touch with the Veterans' Counseling Service.
Pre-Med Ball
Held Nov. 28
• 'MEDICAL BALL' is the name
chosen by the Pre-Medical and
Nurses Undergraduate Societies for
their first formal function, which
will be held Wednesday, November
28, in Brock Hall, from 9:00 p.m.
till 1:00 a.m.
The dance will be a pass feature
for all members of PUS and NUS,
and $1.00 per person for others.
In a medical theme, decorations
will feature skeletons, stethescopes,
and skull-and-cross bones. Pat
Fowler, president of PUS and Mary
Wilkinson, president of NUS are in
charge of the dance.
Patrons for the dance include
Hon. Eric W. Hamber and Mrs.
E. W. Hamber, Dr. and Mrs. N. A.
M. Mackenzie, Dean and Mrs. J.
N. Finlayson, Dean and Mrs. Daniel
Buchanan, Dean Dorothy Mawdsley, Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Dolman,
Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Schinbein, Dr.
and Mrs. Frank Turnbull, Miss E.
Mallory and Miss E, M. Palliser.
Ex-Sailor Wins
Memorial Bursary
year   student   in   Mechanical
Engineering and recently on active
service with the Navy, has been
awarded the William MacKenzie
Swan Memorial Bursary, UBC
authorities announced today.
Stevens has been a member of
the University Naval Training
Division since its formation on the
campus. He saw active service
during the spring and summer of
this year.
He ls Secretary of the Student
Branch of the American Society
of Mechanical Engineers. A first
class student, he is also active in
university sports.
The William MacKenzie Swan
Memorial Bursary of $250 is given
annually by Colonel and Mrs. W.
G. Swan in memory of their son,
William MacKenzie Swan, an outstanding all-round undergraduate
student and popular athlete who
died in 1937 as a result of injuries
received in a fall from Patullo
Bridge on which he was engaged
as an Assistant Engineer.
The award is made to Third,
Fourth or Fifth year students in
the Faculty of Applied Science on
the basis of academic standing,
participation in student activities
and financial need.
• CONSTITUTIONS of two new
campus clubs are now being
drawn up, according to, an announcement Wednesday by LSE
president Fred Lipsett.
The new organzations are the
Pre-Dental Club, headed by Jonathan Pretty; and El Clrculo Latino
Americano, under the presidency
of Walter Hirtle. Both clubs have
been given AMS permission to organize and to draw up individual
"When the constitutions have
been ratified by students' council,
the clubs will be formally recognized as campus organizations,"
Lipsett said.
Recognition is expected at the
next meeting of students' council.
• STAND of UBC branch of the Student's Christian
Movement against deporting all Japanese in Canada to
Japan, reported recently in The Vancouver Sun, caused a
war veteran to write to The Sun last week labeling the SCM
statement as "twaddle."
Signing himself ''Returned Vet,
Alberni." he wrote: "Surely no
clear-thinking Canadian can listen
to such twaddle as 'We urge the
government to givj due consideration to thc condition of perplexity
and despair under which many
Japanese-Canadians expressed the
wish to he sent to Japan.' "
He declared, "the 'perplexity and
despair" was because they hated
to give up a darned good living
and they fully thought that Japan
would win the war."
He  suggested   that   the   govern
ment should send to Japan those
wlu advocated the Japanese remaining here, and added that "thc
real Canadians" should hand together to urge the government
"to send all—and I repeat all-
Japs to Japan as soon a.s possible."
"Give the boys who suffered at
the hands of the Japanese, and yes
- the Japanese-Canadian .--the full
N. y on what a Jap'< destiny
should   be."  th.   veteran  . .eserted.
lie concluded: "'Remember that
miicc a Jap, always a Jap, whether
lorn in Canada, U.S.A. or Toky >." THE UBYSSEY, Thursday, November 15, 1945, Page 2
In Memoriam
Students of the University of British
Columbia, and particularly members of the
Publications Board, bow their heads in
reverence this week following the announcement from Ottawa that the thirteenth
Canadian Victoria Cross of this war has been
awarded posthumously to reserved, blonde
Robert "Hammy" Gray.
Few of us now active in the Publications
Board remember him, but the old-timers
who sorted snapshots, discussed totem layouts, or just sat around lounging and
philosophising in the typical "Pub" manner
with "Hammy" Gray just say quietly. "He
was a swell guy".
Vice-Admiral Sir Philip Vian, commander,
British Pacific Fleet, who cited Gray, said
a little more than that in stating, "I have in
Seats Wanted
THERE were a lot of angry people at the
Hardy Cup final Saturday. Both the
students who wanted to sit in their own
stadium and couldn't and the ushers, who
were trying to throw students out of reserved
seats were just a little bit peeved, and they
all had good reason to be.
It is a well-known fact that the stadium
isn't large enough to hold all the students
and all the paying outsiders who wish to
attend final Hardy Cup football games and
others of similar calibre.
However, students should have a priority
on their own stadium, and in future should
be warned ahead of time that they will be
expected to pay more if they wish to watch
a game from the UBC grandstand, or the
EDITORIAL PAGE   .   .   .
mind firstly his brilliant fighting spirit and
inspired leadership an unforgettable example of selfless and sustained devotion to
duty without regard to safety of life and
We're very proud and humble to think
that a fellow student and fellow worker
should have served his countrymen so
selflessly and devotedly. There should be
a memorial to the young pre-medical student
erected on the campus soon, and perhaps a
plaque prepared for the future medical
Meanwhile, Totie, our little Publications
Board deity, is keeping solitary watch over
a special corner in the Publications office
where "Hammy" Gray used to work.
great majority of reserve tickets should be
sold at the stadium ticket office instead of
downtown to give students a chance.
Of course students have not been averse
to exploiting their own MAD in the past by
freely passing around their AMS cards to
their relatives.
It is true that the MAD wanted to prove
that they could attract a large paying crowd
to the football game, and because of previous
financial arrangements with the Alberta
team had a lot of money to make up on the
Hardy series, but because of these arrangements students and other customers were
dissatisfied with seating arrangements at
the Saturday game.
Wanted - A Paper Boy
There's something missing in the Publications Board office these days which is
forcing home to us the overworked platitude
that absence makes the heart grow fonder.
What we'd like to find most in our Christmas
stocking, or preferably sooner, is a circulation manager.
As it is now, the staff of The Ubyssey
works six days a week, making mistakes,
and in spite of the overwhelming tidal flood
of letters to the editor it seems that a great
majority of people who are paying a healthy
slice of their Alma Mater Society fees to
aid the work of the Publications Board,
aren't even getting a chance to criticize the
paper this year. Faculty members haven't
had a chance to scan the paper either.
In the past we have always had reliable
circulation managers whose duty was to
place bundles of the paper in the quad and
in all university buildings around the campus. The same circulation manager, who
actually seemed willing to work, was also
responsible for taking subscriptions from
faculty members and delivering the paper
to them three days a week.
Because the regular staff of The Ubyssey is so busy working six days a week
making mistakes, none of these necessary
duties have been accomplished this year,
even though we have been sending out many
pleas for a circulation manager and have
been personally buttonholing people who
look as though they had always wanted to
be circulation managers.
Seriously, we apologize to the University of British Columbia for our circulation
misdeeds, and hope that some public-spirited citizen will wander down to see us and
be transformed into a Circulation Manager.
The Wassail Bowl
by Norm Klenman
• THIS COLUMN is not averse to people
taking sides in an issue, when one
exists, but we believe that argument unconsciously designed to create a controversy
should not be sanctioned. Both the Legionette, Branch 72's news-letter, and Jack
Ferry's column in the Ubyssey Nov. 3, have
contributed some-what to the creation of a
vet versus non-vet feud on the campus. We
would like to squash, gently but firmly, any
further nattering on the subject because any
controversy between the two student groups
is quite ficticious.
The ex-servicemen on this campus do not
propose to act as a political machine or an
influential unit. They wish to act as
individual citizens with all the rights,
privileges and responsibilites associated
therewith. Any talk, article, or column
which assumes that they act or think as a
unit on any but specifically Canadian Legion
matters is therefore out of order.'
There can certainly be no complaint about
the Legionette so long as it serves the purpose for which it was created: "... to
inform each and every member of the Legion
about the workings of that organization ..."
But the Legionette steps beyond the pale
of permissibility when it tries to keep alive
that "Returned Serviceman with a Problem"
Everyone realises that a veteran faces a
difficult task of readjusting to civilian tastes
and conventions, to long hours of study,
crowding, and financial stress. This readjustment should not be harped on continuously, however. It should be allowed
to take place in ius own time, quietly and
Certain vets may have complaints against
certain war-time civilians, but we are sure
ihey are caoable of working out their own
problems in their own way. They are older,
wiser, more mature since they left. They
are anxious to work their way back to the
normal way of living. They don't wish to
be handled with white gloves.
For these reasons, we feel that the column
of "Grunts" on page two of the first Legionette was unjustified and in bad taste. There
were no doubt grounds for the complaints
on the parts of the individuals concerned,
but they are a personal concern, not a
Legion matter. The publication of further
"grunts" will only serve to cause further
unnecessary friction. They do not represent
the considered opinion of the Legion as a
whole and therefore have no place in a
periodical which appears to reflect Legion
We hope that in future, editors will use
more discretion. Branch 72 might lose
valuable support if it permits its organ to
cause bad feeling.
The column "People Being What They
Are" by Jack Ferry (Nov. 3), deserves a
passing comment for its part in drawing, in
the minds of the students, a line between
vets and non-vets. We know Jack personally and have a lot of respect for his forthright journalism.   He is a vet himself.
But we take exception to the column in
which he insinuated that the Legion was
anti-fraternity. Certainly many ex-servicemen — and others — do not believe in frats.
As a unit, however, the Legion probably
does not consider that the frats are any of
its concern, and will probably never go on
record either way.
Your argument, Jack, is with the "some
of those men behind the Canadian Legion"
to whom you refer, personally, and not with
Branch 72.
The problem of keeping harmony between
the war veterans of UBC and the rest of
the student body will only arise when we
try to treat the vet as a very special type
of person; or fool ourselves into believing
that the vets have formed a political machine
on the campus merely because many, as
individuals, hold strong opinions.
The old maxim of "Look before you leap"
applies equally to frogs and people.
• WELL, Hello, suckeri! It begins to look rather as if this
should be the customary greeting
on the campus these days, judging
by the responses to Isabel Mac-
Kenzie's "Beauty on the Spot"
So this column might e*. well get
in its two-bits' worth: every man
and his dog so far has managed to
snipe at the dark-haired beauty,
I do not wish to go down in posterity as one specially chivalrous,
but itapears that some justification is necessary for Miss Mac's
The Editor
Here goes. For my money, her
column was as pretty a piece of
satire as these tired old ejes have
had the good fortune to gaze upon
in many weary moons. Judging by
the affronted Individuals who have
written such heated attacks on it,
people these days don't get the
■ point.
Well now, Isn't that just too, too
bad! I would suggest that such
affronted characters apply to their
interpretations a little of what they
are supposed to have learned in
English 1. Dean Swift, children,
would be appalled at your reactions.
All this ties in neatly with an
interesting fact I learned the other
day: the earliest recorded expression of human thought is said to
have been a commentary on the
Good Old Days. It takes quite a
stretch of the imagination to look
back at some hairy old boy chiselling painfully on the walls of his
cave impressions of the youth of
his time.
The fact that the tendency has
been to carry on this criticism as
a tradition which transcends all
bounds of language, race, and
custom, ought to be mos* encouraging to youth in general. It
seems rather a pity that youth appears to have lost the point.
I, for one, was pleased when
Miss Mac turned her hand to a
crack at the fogies of this life, in
the neat left-handed way she did.
I was much saddened by thc violent reaction. Apparently only
those who didn't get the point
were the only ones who paid any
attention at all.
There were, as far as the editor
can recall, no letters expressing
understanding of her subtle slams,
and none expressing enjoyment of
the delicate balance between humor
and progress which she achieved.
This is not good, my dear old
dopes. What wc hava to do is
build up things, as well as tear
them down. We are quick enough
to yowl when Ottawa pulls something we don't like, but the majority of us are too prona to sit
purring quietly to ourselves when
something is done we do like.
How we can expect to achieve
real progress when we fsil to let
our leaders know we are happy,
as well as when we feel we have
something to yap about, i.« p problem which passes my feeble intellect entirely. There is far, far too
little expression of approval in our
And another thing of which
there is far too little is subtlety of
mind. Hollywood, and the CBC,
and the soap opera have all contributed to the juvenility of our
most remarkably simple group
mentality by their elimination of
the subtle in favor of the broad.
Whether it be humor, satire, or
serious contemplation, we aren't,
left with a moment to think for
And whose fault is that, Charley
Horse? Well, it's mine, and it's
yours. Don't try to wriggle off
the pin: spend ten minutes over
it, and see for yourself.
• Above all else, that was why I
was so glad to see Isabel MacKen-
zie's little effort. And, In a negative sort of way, the reaction to lt.
People are most certainly entitled
to their opinions, but they are not
entitled to jam them down the
next man's throat.
Letters to the editor should express an opinion, not lay down
the law. Remember that, the
next time you write the editor-
he will appreciate it ,and so will
the public. I plead feiiilty to
PonicthiiiK of dogma in faying so
in this blunt manner — well, nil
right. You can take it or leave it:
I am convinced of thc accuracy of
tho statement.
Good show, Isabel. So long,
suckers: have a better try at it
next time.
Dear Madam:
A couple of weeks ago 1 wrote
joy condemning the inclusion of
a column "Week-end Review and
Preview" in your paper. This
column, I reasoned, was to be a
review and preview of events in
the world of art, music, and
drama, written in more or less objective and anecdotal style. Imagine my astonishment, then, when
last Saturday's column served up
Gidney pie, with very little meat,
but a great deal of crust.
The implications are clear to any
far-seeing person. Those who
would suggest that Miss Gidney
mirror her super-innatsd ego in
the pages (large size) of a private
diary or journal, rather that the
pages of The Ubyssey, are mud-
rakers; while those who would
have Miss Gidney arrested for indecent exposure, in print, of a
superlatively pedantic mind, are
none less than fiends. The implications are clear: Miss Somerset,
Professor Wood, and the other
members of the Players' Club advisory board and executive, who
have only years of experience in
the theatre to back them, can do
no less than hand their powers
over to true genius. As the first
gracious gesture, madam editor,
will you place your office in tho
hands of Miss Gidney? You would
be the last person, I am sure, to
stand in the way of such genius
which provides yout paper with
such generous chunks of wit.
Yours truly.
Dear Madam:
I am interested in your reporter's
resume of Dr. Sedgewick'r, address
regarding the Japanese, I am
somewhat surprised that a man
of his capacity should have such
an ostrich-attitude. The learned
Doctor violates his own literary
dictums, If your correspondent's
report Is true.
He stated that he made enquiries regarding the disposal of Japanese property and found it "was
sold at terribly low prices." I ask
him to make full Inquiry, through
the proper offices and records—
which he evidently did not do.
His assertion was definitely not
the case; the Japs were paid honest prices for all their property
and an eminently fair method of
disposal, too complicated to deal
with, here, was used.
He further asserted that "selling
of the property was totally unnecessary, un-British, and even
illegal." (!) With the housing
shortage such as it was (and is)
he would have us believe that it
was unnecessary to sell property
to help alleviate the situation.
(Renting would not be feasible).
To say that it was "un-British" is
to ignore the whole tradition
which Britain has long followed of
acquiring territory from her enemies through war. To say that it
was "illegal" is a direct contradiction of the facts—it is legal
for thc Custodian of Enemy Alien
Property to dispose of such property, as, indeed, a local lawyer
discovered not long ago when a
suit he brought against the Canadian government for the Japanese
was quashed. "If it (the above assertion) is true, a great injustice
has been done" he went on; it is
obvious that the assertions are
not true.
To say that it was racial prejudice that put the Japanese in
the interior, as Dr. Sedgewick
did, is to say, in effect, that it is
prejudice for a boxer to raise his
right arm preparatory to warding
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• INDIANS ARE red, but are
Totem Editor Bill Stewart has
caused a controversy in the Publications Board offices by changing
the totem pole on the yearbook
cover from the traditional gold to
The change has been the occas-
sion for many caustic comments
on the cover of this year's book.
The red totem pole on it has inspired such remarks as: "It
stinks," "Terrible—ach," "Looks
like hell," "No, No, No." and
"Yipe, what is it."
Although most pubsters seem to
have expressed disapproval, Stewart maintains that the ones who
like it are of the quieter nature
who just don't express their
opinions so freely. (In the Pub,
Deadline for Arts pictures is
Saturday. Pictures cost $1.50, one
for the Totem and one for the
Thunderbird, the quarterly magazine ,is. coming along fine, according to Editor John Green. An
artist to do drawings and cartoons
te especially needed. Any indi-
\idual contributions along this
line are also welcome. The deadline is November 21.
Steeves Addresses
Social Problems
former CCF MLA, will speak
on "Can there be freedom under
Socialism?" at a public meeting
in Arts 100 Friday, November 16.
That evening there will be a
public get-together in tiie snack
bar in Brock Hall at 7:30 to discuss the topic. There will be refreshments and  dancing.
station CFRC during a regular
forty-five minute Wednesday evening program which consist? of the
newscast, recorded music, and
drama guild plays.
' Station CFRC is owned, and operated by the university.
Script for the show is compiled
by Allen Gray, editor-in-chief of
Queen's Journal. Topics of the
news digest are items about
Queens and other Canadian campuses which the directors feel
would Interest Queen's and Kingston public.
This is thought to be the first
such facilities ever offered by a
Canadian university newspaper.
(Bill Watts, president of the
University Radio Society, said that
the UBC society has been broadcasting fifteen minute newscasts
for some years over CKMO and
other local stations. Their plans
this year include a series of broadcasts featuring news from other
Canadian  campuses.)
Many Veterans
Will Not Get BAC
service students is not anticipated with the results of mid-term
of Christmas exams.
"We have had to stop a few
veterans' allowance, but the greater
majority of them are applying
themselves and making very good
progress," Major McLean, of Veterans' Counselling Service, stated
in an interview Wednesday.
A check-up has been in progress
since the first of November, but
as yet only a few reports have
come In from the Deans' offices.
This checking is to be done
monthly, and a report sent in to
the Department of Veterans' Affairs
before the allowance cheques are
Xmas Plays
Run Till Sat
of the University Players' Club
were successfully presented Wednesday, at opening night, in the
Three very diversified productions were presented, including a
comedy, "Orange Blossoms"; a
tragedy, "Altar Piece", and folklore, "The Rain Maker".
Experienced directors took charge
of the dramas. Christine Chanter,
who produced "Pygmalion" for the
Vancouver Little Theatre is directing "Orange Blossoms".
John Wickam-Barnes, BBC producer, is directing "Altar Piece",
and Miss Dorothy Somerset, head
of the Extension Department of
Drama, is at the helm for "The
Rain Maker".
Wednesday and toqight plays are
presented for the students, while
Friday and Saturday nights are
reserved for those interested in
drama in the city, and friends of
the cast, who have invitations.
These annual presentations are
trying out the new material admitted in the beginning of the
term, and the best actors and
actresses are chosen for the cast of
the Spring Play. This year, there
has been a little variation in the
form of choral speaking in "The
Rain Maker".
Vets' Wives Tea
In Brock Dec, S
• TENTATIVE date set by the
UWA for the tea which they
will hold in the Brock for the
wives of returned men on the
campus is Dec. S.
It ls thought that this date will
be particularly appropriate aa
friend hubby will or should be
rather busy preparing for the
dreaded Christmas Exams and
rather negligent of the little woman's entertainment about this time.
Consideration is being given to
a suggestion that a "tea" be given
for the veteran's children ln the
Brock Cafeteria at the same time.
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Actor, Airman, Producer
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• BIGGEST THRILL in 35 operational flights over France
and Germany for Jimmy Beard, second year artsman,
came when he flew over Koenigsberg and saw fires dotted
far below him.   He was over the Russian front.
—^—_____________ But the air force was only one
aspect of the life of the young
British veteran of the RCAF.
In his lifetime he has crammed
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off possible bfows from his opponent. He infers that all the
authoritative military powers were
wrong in undertaking, seriously,
to defend the West Coast against
possible Japanese attack when,he
states (absurdly when you consider the facts) that "the danger
of invasion was even more acute
on the East Coast where there
were hundreds of thousands
(goodness gracious!) of Germans,
and the Bunds." Perhaps Dr.
Sedgewick doesn't know that dangerous enemy aliens, Japs and
Germans and what-have-you,
were interned.
He airily compromises with the
group who wish to expell all Japanese—"Obviously, send back those
disloyal and unnaturalized.' Try
and find the "disloyal" Japs now.
Evidently Dr. Sedgewick has a
high opinion of the Japanese. With
no experience with the race In
Japan, he makes this decision. I
have friends who have lived and
travelled a great deal in the Orient
and without exception they state
that the Japanese is a dishonest
person. Probably the Doctor has
been taken in by the sauve deceit so effectively practised by
aspiring Japanese students. (Bootlicking is the unfortunate vernacular.)
It is high time that persons in
such responsible positions in our
Educational system stop talking
Utopian drivel, which Dr. Sedgewick is addicted to, and arrive at
a more practical, common sense,
true-to-the-facts treatment of
such problems as the Japanese.
EDITOR'S NOTE—The staff of The
Ubyssey has called a halt to discussions on Isobel MacKenzie's
"Beauty On The Spot" column.
There will be many othei things
to write letters to the edlior about.
All letters must be signed, and if
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in acting, writing, radio producing,
sports, and is at present taking a
second year arts course on the
campus with a view to a carreer
in radio.
The acting bug apparently bit
him, when after coming to Los
Angeles from Hove In Sussex ln
1939, he took part in several RKO
and 20th Century Pictures.
While still in Los Angeles, he
wrote and produced his own radio
program, but it was no ordinary
radio program, for he was doing
anti-german broadcasting which
was so strong that the German
consulate, in alarm, expressed his
disproval, or as Jimmy says with
a reminiscent smile "I was heartily
raked over the coals for it".
Then in 1941 he came up to
Canada and joined the RCAF, was
sent overseas and spent two years
flying Lancasters over France and
Germany, during which he won
the DFC.
While in England, he met the
girl he was later to marry, a nurse
from Nottingham. But their marriage, taking place in war time,
had to be delayed two days because
of postponed leave, and the night
after his leave, he was on a tour
of operations, flying over the Russian front.
Though he now leads the life of
a student, it is by no means a dull
one; for he found time in last
years spring and summer session
to captain the cricket team, and
this term takes an active part in
the Radio Society and has written
a play produced on the radio,
on November 2, on the "Playhouse" Program, entitled "Personal
• A MEETING of the combined
Major and Minor Executive of the
LSE will be held at 12:30, Friday,
November 16, in Arts 206. All LSE
club presidents are requested to
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Page 4
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
the gospel
according to
• AS I AM waddling rround in
the wet under my large leaking
umbrella at Saturday's grid epic,
I am reminded of one of those
quotations which some character
who goes by the name of Shakespeare dreams up several centuries
This    man
Shakespeare   is
a fair writer in
his day, but he
never   hits   the
big-time column
writing  mainly
on   account   of
the    fact    that
columnists   are
getting paid
peanuts even in
those days.
This little shot
from   Shakespeare  hits   me
smack-dab    between    the    eyes,
though, for it sums up the future
of UBC sports in a nutshell.   All
we have to do is crack it.
Brutus said it. "There is a tide
in the affairs of men which taken
at the flood leads on to fortune.'
Seems to me we started hitting
that flood tide in more ways than
one on Saturday. Jupe Pluvius has
been working overtime perfecting
Vancouver's sprinkling system,
but this does not dampen the surging spirit of the students who
flocked out in astronomical numbers to the grid and) hoop classics.
■ Both victories are feathers in
Thunderbird caps. The gridders
are finished, and they are champs.
The hoopers are starting, but whether they will be bringing home
the bacon or not is another question.
But it's like this guy Brutus says.
You've got to hop onto the bandwagon when it starts to roll or
you're left standing on tl-e sidelines.
UBC has a great future in sports.
But the stolid stalwarts of campus
sports tend to forget that there is
only one way for us to turn, and
that is to the South.
It is unfortunate that we arc so
separated from our fellow Can.
adian campi, but intercollegiate
sport between Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC isn't
Perhaps some day it will be. I
won't deny that. The University
of Oregon is pioneering air transportation for college teams, this
season, and this mode of travel
may change the picture in a few
Turning South, it will be a long
tedious climb into Coast Conference competitions. But we have
the university, we have the students, we have the athletes, and
we have the confidence.
There is one point regarding
Canadian intercollegiate competition that I would like to mention
before we forget about it, though.
UBC is considering resignation
from the Western Canada Intercollegiate Rugby Union because of
the slap in the face she received
when she asked to re-enter competition this fall.
Unknown to the public, Saskatchewan and Alberta demanded
a $500 guarantee for the Prairie
team which came to Vancouver
before they would aUow UBC to
The Men's Athletic Directorate
accepted under protest because
they were so anxious to sec Canadian Football resumed this season.
Dealing in round figures, the
sport cost $4000 to UBC. With luck,
they may have taken in about
S2000 at tho two-game .series. All
of which indicaes a $2000 hole in
the MAD's not-too-large pocket
It all adds up to a pretty grim
situation. What would you do
about it?
• WANNA MAKE som .< money?
If you know anything about
basketball, volleyball or touch
football you're in line for some
soft pickings.
Physical Education Director
Bob Osborne needs referees for the
intramural games and will pay all
qualified officials. Just apply -it
the Physical Education office in
UBC Gym.
Varsity Hockey
Squad Secures
Second Victory
• UBC's PUCK TEAM, mainly
composed of Prairie and interior players, are fast becoming
the team to beat in the New Westminster Industrial League.
In their second start of the season they swamped Adanacs 13-3
Sunday night in the Royal City
Arena to add to their opening 7-1
victory last week.
The students started out slowly,
but still managed to grab a 4-3 lead
at half time on two goals by Mac
Porteous, and singletons by Jim
O'Brien and Chuck Keating. But
in the final period they ran wild
to score nine counters.
Top point-getter for UBC was
E'ob Saunders who scored two goals
and assisted on three others. Mac
Porteous and Jim O'Brien hit the
net three times and Bill Husband
twice. Ed Shumka, Bill Buhler
and Chuck Keating got the other
Except for the first few moments
UBC completely controlled thc
play. In the last half they took
pot shots at the New Westminster
goal from every angle and, except
for the brilliant work of the
Adanac goalie, would have run up
an even larger score.
Bounce Polar Bears, 17-1 by Don McClean
•   UBC's Thunderbird gridders deftly plucked the Hardy Cup out of the Alberta Golden
Bear's grasp Saturday afternoon at Varsity Stadium when they administered a sound
17-1 trouncing to the Bears.
The Albertans journeyed to the coast last week boasting a 12-point lead in the three-game
total-points series by virtue of a 12-0 victory in Edmonton and were confident of keeping the
Hardy Cup in their den.
But the rejuvinated Thunderbirds who had looked so weak on
the   Prairies,   suddenly   came   to
Blue and Gold cage aggregation for the 1945-46 season.
Ole Bakken and Captain Sandy Robertson top the outfit.
Ralph "Hunk" Henderson and Coach Bob Osborne are next,
with senior hoop manager Gardy Gardom and lefty Pat
McGeer on the right. Harry "Hopper" Franklin and Harry
Kermode are the next pair, and Ritchie Nicol and Gordy
Sykes are right below. Diminutive guards Reg "Shotgun"
Clarkson and Ron "Peanut" Weber are low men on the
totem pole.
life   in  their  own  bailiwack  and
snowed the Bears under a barrage
of touchdowns  to win  the series
As on Wednesday night when
they won 19-3, Reg Clarkson and
Phil   Guman   led   the   offensive
punch of the Thunderbirds. Clarkson scored touchdowns ln the first
and final quarters and kicked two
converts while Guman sandwiched
a major score in the third quarter.
The 'Bird line really came into
their own on Saturday's game as
Pop Duncan, Herb Capozzi, Nate
Kalensky, Bill Macintosh and
company continually ripped large
holes in tho Golden Bear forward
•    ALL Canadian Football players
are reminded to turn in their
strip to Johnny Owen at the Stadium as soon as possible.
• A GROUND SWELL of sentimental support to send tho
Galloping Gaels of St, Mary's to
the Rose Bowl is mounting among
sports writers and football fans
today—but even the most ardent
booster '.idmits the cause i.s hopeless.
The Gaels admittedly ate tho
best team in tho west, and possibly in thc nation. But tho New
Year's cl-issic is the "propeity" of
the Pacific Coast Conference, of
which St. Mary's is not a member.
Topping a six-game winning
streak with a 26 to 0 drubbing of
the University of Southern California, St. Mary's has grown even
bigger in thc eyes of sports writers
and authors of letters to the editor
as the "logical" choice foi the
Rose Bowl.
Dut it just can't be done. The
contract binding Pacilie Coast
Conference elevens to the Rose
Bowl is ironclad.
Sports Editor Braven Dyer of
the   Los   Angeles  Times  says   he
would "90 per cent rather see St.
Mary's in Pasadena than my other
coast team—but it can't be done.''
Dyer declares tnat lt wouldn't
be fair to Washington. He says
"We ought to remember it was
schools like Washington. Oregon.
USC and Stanford that made the
Rose Bowl what it is today. With
all due credit to the St. Mary's
and Santa Claras, even though the
conference teams are having a bad
season this year, there's no reason
to kick them."
Times Columnist Al Wolf reasons
that "It would be a fine stroke of
business for the conference."
And George Davies of the Los
Angeles H; raid-Express thinks thc
conference should abandon its
rule against non-member teams
representing the West in the bowl.
•   GRASSHOCKEY    meeting    in
Arts 100,  12:30 Thursday.    All
team  members  out!
Vet Tutor Plan
Now In Operation
•   A  SYSTEM  of  voluntary  tutoring has been set up jan the
campus  and  is now  in   operation
for  the benefit of returned men.
Tutors in English, French, German, Metalurgy, Anatomy, Zoology,
Psychology and Philosophy can be
obtained by applying to Nancy
Pitman in the AMS office between
the hours of 10:30 and 11:30 each
Chemistry instruction lias been
organized In tiie form of regular
classes. Students wishing information on this matter should see
Helen Mnthcson in Sc. 301.
There is still an urgent need for
senior students who are willing to
tutor ex-service personnel in any
subjects for any given length of
time. Volunteers are asked, yea
begged, to leave their names, addresses and phone numbers along
.vith available hours with Nancy
Pitman in the AMS office.
Bathing Beauty
Loses Royal Suit
•   THERE'S A 1904 bathing suit
with      wandering     tendencies
swimming about the campus.
The bathing suit, which waa
sported by one of the Fall Ball
kins candidates, disappeared
shortly after the Fall Ball pep
meet Friday.
Tommy Fisher, president of the
Law Undergraduate Society, i.s
the rerson most concerned and
information concerning th. missing
i:arment should be turned in to
'Bird Cagemen
Attack Ducks
Here Friday
VARSITY'S Thunderbird cage
crew takes on the University of
Oregon's Webfoots in a two-game
series here at the UBC Oym tomorrow and Saturday nights as
they entertain the Ducks for the
second straight season.
Fresh from an opening 46-33 victory over a weak Western Washington outfit last Saturday night,
the 'Birds will meet their big test
when they meet Oregon's powerhouse.
Coach Hobble Hobson announced
his 10-man string for the flip north
on Tuesday, but Art Stilwell, from
last year's Thunderbirds, won't
make the trip because of the non-
transfer rule which prevents cagers
from playing against their former
alma mater for at least one year
following their transfer.
This year's lineup includes Captain Bob Hamilton, lanky Ken
Hays, Dick Wilkins, Jim Bartelt,
Ed Allan and Chuck Stamper, all
of whom appeared here last Dec--
New additions include Reedy
E'erg, George Bray, Frank Hoffine
end Les Wright.
Students are advised to get 75c
reserved seats from members of
the Jokers' Club since rush tickets
will probably sell out rapidly.
Students with their passes will be
admitted for 25c rush. All reserved
tickets, for the center sections oa
both sides of the gym, will be 75c.
Game time for both tilts is 8:30.
• "MUSIC   from   Varsity",   the
MUSSOC  radio  program,  will
resume a bi-weekly schedule be-
binning tonight at 10:30 p.m. over
The series, consisting of variety
music is intended to foster a wider
appreciation of music, states Erika
Nalos, Music Appreciation Director
of the Mussoc.
Next Thursday's program will
feature George Gershwin numbers
with Alice Stonehouse, soprano;
Gordon Wiles, tenor; and George
Genvey, violinist.
• ONE COPY of Piag^io's "Differential Equations." Finder please
return to the Publications office in
the Brock Hall care of Luke
Moyls. Valuable for sentimental
reasons.   Reward.
Columbia Radio & Electric Ltd.
4508 W. 10th at Sasamat
ALma 2544
Chose your Records now for Christmas. A small deposit will
hold any allium until then. Drop in and make your selections now
as all indications show n shortage for next month, lour friends
will appreciate an album of line Recordings, "The gift that keeps
on giving."
Victor ■ Bluebird - Columbia Records


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