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HOMECOMING WELCOMES UBC ALUMNI
Bat Tickets
To Sell Fast
Although ticket sales for the
November 1 Pall Ball do not technically epeo till Monday, it is re-
ported that already over 400 reservation! of tiie 1,000 have been
made, aad in the opinion of Bill
MacKay, Ball director, tickets will
beeearce fcp the end of the week.
Tickets wtil be available Monday treat 11 ajn. to 2:90 pjn. and
sales wil continue during the
week. MacKay adds that a strict
policy tst "dutch treat" ia being
pursued with the price set at S3
per
BOOfrOOWAOIB
Mrs. O. A. Whiting, proprietress
ithe Point Grey Florist Shop,
o haa donated the entire pro-
de from the sale of Pall Ball
comnJM to the Oym Drive, states
that students should make their
reservations for flowers early. Her
telephone number la ALma 0160.
Conreadoni will be wt up at
vaiioop points throughout the
campus for the sale of ticket* on
the acoompenying raffle. All campus orguilsations ere co-operating
in this drive.
REUKYAnONS EARLY
Studenta are ashed to reserve
their table* et the time they buy
their ticket*. Thi* aehtme, undertaken by Don Newaom, 1* expected
to prevent the usual confusion
caused by extra table reservations.
Plaque Revealed
For Ceremony
A plaque—commemorated to
Dean and Mrs. Reginald W. Brock
—will be unveiled in University of
British Columbia's Brock Hall, following Saturday afternoon's foot-
boll game.
Financed entirely by student endeavour, Brock Hall was namea
for Dean and Mrs. Brock after
their death in an airplane crash
during the year 1885.
OPINING
Ihe hall could not be dedicated
in 1M8, at the time of opening,
because brass plaques were unobtainable during the war.
Dean D. Buchanan, Faculty of
Arts, and Philip Evans, sopho
more member on student council,
will preside at the unveiling. Dr.
A F. Bar, head of the L*.pt. of
Horticulture is to act as main
speaker.
Grads To Vote On
»
Amendment Bill
Expansion of the Alumni Association constitution, to include
any ex-student at UBC or Victoria College who has 19 unit* to
hn: credit, will be put before the
alumni general meeting Saturday,
according to Prank Turner, secretary-general of Ihe association.
This amendment, when passed,
will allow shout 4000 former students still interested in university
work to participate in alumni activities. At present there is no organization for non-graduate students, excepting fraternity alumni.
Election of a new executive ls
al«> on the agenda.
MARDI GRAS
Aa important meeting of all
fraternity and sorority members to
cttaeass distribution of receipts
from the Mardi Gras will be held
Moaday, 12:90 pjn. in Ap. Sc. 100.
VOL. XXIX
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25,1946.
No. 14
New Fraternities
For University
Sigma Chi and Delta Kappa Upsilon are two of the international
fraternities whose chapters are to
be established at the University
of British Columbia.
The new chapters—already in the
process of formation—have been
organized at UBC to help relieve
present fraternity over-crowding,
and to try and alleviate the number of rushees turned down by
present Greek societies on tho
university campus.
FRESHMEN
Membership will be recruited
mainly from freshmen groups, together with those students of
other years interested In the formation of the letter societies.
Ihe embryo fraternities will first
bo organized ss club* before reaching the stature of full fledged
societies.
Organization is under the direction of Buzz Walker, Jack Cunningham, and Doug Yate*
Committees will aid in organizing rituals, finance*, and constitutions. One* under way, the new
fraternities will elect their own
officers.
Women Athletes
To Hold Luncheon
Olympic Games and Europe
v/ill be the topic of an address by
Miss Louise Stlrk, at the Women's
Big Block banquet, to be held
Saturday, October 28.
Prominent guest* at the function include Dean Dorothy Mawdsley, Mrs. N. A. M. MacKenzie, and
Dr. Joyce Hallamore.
Special seats have been reserved
for Women's Big Block alumnae
a i today's American football game
between UBC and the University
of Idaho.
Jabez, Harmony
To Make Potlatch
Jabez farce "Her Scienceman
Lover" and selections by Mussoe's
new Glee Club will be Matured
at the Homecoming Potlatch at
8:15 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Modernistic 4-part arrangements
of HaU UBC, Alma Mater Hymn,
and Meadowland arranged by C.
Haydn, director of the Musical
Society, will be sung,by s choir
of 75 muted voices. University
Mussoc orchestra will supply music.
Players' Club cast in the Jabez
play features Jim Argue aa Scienceman Joe Beef, snd Lois Shaw
08 Cassandra, the heroine.
Other players Include: Gerry
Williamson as Professor Brackish;'
Carole Alkens as Aunt Nellie,
Audrey Blanchard as Aunt Cynthia; Norm Campbell as Uncle
John, Cynthia's husband; and
Arne Watson In the role of Potter,
the butler.
DIRECTORY OUT
IN NOVEMBER
Publication of the 1946-47 student Directory has been held up
slightly because of printing difficulties. It is expected to be on the
(.ampus during the first week of
November.
FULL SCHEDULE FOR UBC
PLANNED IN HOLIDAY
By GEORGE ROBERTSON
Homecoming is here at last for thousands of alumni who
have returned to their Alma Mater, and the rosier of events
promises to make today one of the most entertaining offered
at the University of British Columbia during this fall's term.
Numerically, the activities to take place are eight in
number—and a detailed account of each may be found elsewhere in this issue. Convenors for the various functions
are as follows:
—Photo by Mickey Jones
SHOWN above are executive officials of the University Alumni Association as they
check over the final detailed plans for UBC's largest homecoming program. From left to
right are: Walter Lind, first vice-president; Frank Turner, secretary-manager; and Tom
Brown, president.
HOMECOMING TIMETABLE
11:00 a.m.-PARADE THROUGH CITY-Memmoth car parade will publicize opening of Gym Drive to downtown
public. ,
12:15 p.m.—BIG BLOCK LUNCHEON—Winners of Big
Block letters will meet in the main lounge of Brock Hall.
2:00 p.m.-HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME^-Varsity
Thunderbirds will play College of Idaho in the stadium.
4:15 pm-BROCK PLAQUE UNVEILING—Phil Evans
will pieside over the dedication of the Brock Hall
plaque in memory of Dean and Mrs. Reginald W. Brock.
5:00 pm.^ANNUAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEE3U4G
—Mildred Brock room. General business, Tom Brown
in the chair.
6:30 p.m.—ALUMNI BANQUET—Main lounge of Brock
Hall. Series of skits will be presented in place of usual
guest speakers.
8:15 p.m.—BASKETBALL GAME—Alumni student game
in the gym.
8:15 p.m.—POTLATCH—To be held in the Auditorium. Bill
MacKay in charge of arrangements.
9:30 p.m—STUDENT-ALUMNI DANCE—In the Armory
with Varsity dance band directed by Frank Nightingale
providing the music.   Sponsored by Big Block club.
ineFor
Men's Big Block
Holds Luncheon
Homecoming luncheon for Men's
Big Block winners, to be held
Saturday, October 36, at 12:30 p.m.
In Brock Hall main lounge, will
have as guests of honor, members
of the University Council on Athletics and Physical Education.
These include Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie, Colonel W. O. Swan, Col.
Victor Spencer, and Mr. J. Pyfe-
Smith.
Also to be distinguished guests
are coaches Oreg Kabat, Roy
Haines, and Millar McGill together
with members of the newly former! department of Physical Education, Ivor Wynne, Jack Prom-
fret, and Doug Whittle.
FRANKLIN
Harry Franklin, toastmaster for
the banquet, has said that all persons present will wear Identifying
lapel card*.
After the luncheon, the Block
winners are to see UBC's Homecoming football game from special
reserved seats in the stadium.
Arts, Commerce Frosh To Sign For
Harry Franklin and Pat Mcintosh are in charge of the men's
and women's Big Block luacbtons.
These affairs will be held in Brock
Hall.
MOYL8
Luke Moyls supervises arrange*
ment* for the American football
geme at 2:00 p.m. with Phil Evans,
sophomore member on AMS presiding at the Brock Hall plaque
unveiling ceremony.
The next two events of the day,
tho alumni general meeting and
dinner,   are  handled  by  Walter
Lind, chairman.
EVENING
Evening functions ineluge the
Potlatch, the basketball gtms, and
a student alumni danos, with Hit
McKay, Keith MscdenaU and
Herb Capossi in charge af these
activities.
Responsible for overall success
or failure of today's festivities are
Boh Harwood, junior member on
AMS, and Walter Lind, chairman
of the Homecoming oommlttse.
ADVERTISING
An advertising campaign for
Homecoming, in conjunction wHh
Increased emphasis on the UBC
War Memorial Oym Drive, has
plugged both these university activities in down town Vancouver
papers, and over local radio stations.
Although November 10 looms as
the deadline for Arts and Commerce Totem pictures, only 50
per cent of these have been taken
to date, due to an apathetic response from the student body, announced Jean McFarlane, Totem
editor.
APPEAL
Miss McFarlane requests that
students keep -»the appointment
sheet in the Quad filled every day.
in order to accomplish a maximum
amciint of work In a minimum
amount of time.
"Commencing November 10, J. C.
Walberer, Totem photographer, wil)
accept appointments from Science
•Undents. Other faculties are to be
token on dates announced in the
I'byssey. AU graduates must have
new pictures," she said.
Totem staff are appealing foi
student co-operation in their effort to meet the photography
deadline. They emphasize that If
pictures are not completed on
schedule, delay ln the publication
cf the year book will ensue.
1st Year Elections Doctors Will Get
Honorary Degrees
AUDIENCE ENJOYS
UBC ARMORY MUSIC Reservation Only
For Alum Banquet
The UBC Armory is a suitable place for the presentation
of fine music.
This fact was proved Thursday evening at the concert
presented there by Uie Don Cossack male choir. In the opinion of the capacity audience, the especially fine acoustical
qualities of the building more than made up for its lack of
cultural atmosphere.
BOND PURCHASE
BOOSTS FUND
Canada Savings Bond purchases
on the campus will have contributed approximately $350 to tht
Oym Fund, according to Bond officials.
With one more day to go in the
drive, purchases at the AMS bond
booth total $136,450. Highest daily
siiles was recorded by Commerce
■student salesmen on Monday witli
$24,500,
Decade Classes Lead Trek
GRADS WILL RETURN TO CAMPUS TODAY
Spotlight  today   vests   on    grads
of 16. '36 '36 and '46 as those alumni   return to their    Alma    Mater
climaxing Homecoming Week.
NEW ADVENTURE
To some of the alums UBC.>
huts will bring back memories of
old Fairview shacks. Others, accustomed only to the Arts and
Science buildings will find the ex-,
panded campus a new adventure.
Members of these 'decade' Classen will present a variety of entertainment at the alumni dinner.
Among the expected features is
ii film showing the dev«opment
of the University since its birth,   .
double quartet singing campaign
songs of the "trekkers" of 1922.
;i sing-song, and a variety show
presented by the grads of '46.
EXECUTIVES
Executives of the classes concerned are:
Sherwood Lett, '16.
Joe Kanla and Bert and Mrs.
Wales, '26.
Bruce Robinson, '36.
Garry Miller, '46.
In 1916. there was only one faculty,  Arts and Science, with  Lt.
Col. Lett president of the graduating class that year.
Later it was decided to elect a
president for each faculty. Hence
in 1926 Dr. Joe Kunia represented
the sciencemen, and Bert Wales
artsmen.
By   1936,   one president   was  elected  from all faculties,  this was
Bruce Robinson.
MILLER
Last year, Tom Scott was the
president of the grad class, but
since he and secretary Edith Katz-
nelson are both out of town, Garry Miller, last year's treasurer of
AMS undertook to represent his
fellow alumni on Homecoming
D y.
The three thousand people In the
audience applauded Mr. Gordon
Hilker when he commented before
the concert that "This Armory may
not be the most beautiful concert
hail in the world, but this is Vancouver."
TICKETS
Mr. Hilker told the gathering that
the scheme to use the Armory for
large concerts had been developed
partly in order to create a more
reasonable ticket scale. He explained that the price range would
remain the same as for concerts
presented downtown, but that more
lower priced seats would be available in the Armory.
He apologized for the fact that
Thursday's concert did not start on
time, but attributed the delay to
difficulties connected with using
the Armory for the first time.
USHERS
UBC students participated ln the
concert in several ways. Members
of the Symphonic Club acted as
ushers, other students worked at
setting up the building for the
show, and 550 undergraduates
heard the concert at a reduced
price by presenting their AMS
passes.
In addition, the rental fee for
fhe night will be turned over by
the university to the B.C. War
Memorial Gym Fund.
Admission to the annual Alumni banquet In Brock HaU tonight
from 6:30 to 1:30 p.m. will be by
reservation only according to word
received from Homecoming official The limited capacity of din-
inn room accomodation has necessitated the ruling.
UBC's Homecoming Tradition
will be shattered this year—there
will not be any speeches. In place
of the speeches, decade classes
of '16, '26, '36, and '46 will provide
entertainment.
Walter Lind, Alumni Home
coming Chairman and first Vice-
president, is in charge of the dinner and meeting. Misses Rosemary Collins, Betty Buckland and
Mollie Bardsley are in charge of
dinner  arrangements.
Mayor Cornett As
Host At Dinner
Mayor J. W. Cornett—complying
with a request from the Memorial
Gym Committee—has accepted the
ir vitatlon to act as host to a number of visiting mayors, reeves and
councillors, at a dinner meeting
in Hotel Vancouver tonight.
The Gym Committee expects 30
or more out-of-town guests at the
proposed dinner.
UBC's visitors—from nearby
municipalities will attend Saturday's football game, which follows-
the Homecoming parade.
Mayor Cornett was given a spec
ial grant from city council to defray expenses of the dinner meot-
ir.ti.
Freshmen at the University ot
British Columbia will be asked
to decide for themselves whether
or not they wish to elect an executive to administer affairs for
their year.
"A petition, requiring SO freshmen signatures is necessary oefore
another election is held* Said Bob
Harwood, Junior member on AMS.
Frosh elections will either take
place in the near future, or be
postponed Indefinitely, according
to the results of the petition, he
explained.
Gym Drive Parade
Downtown Today
Planned to arouse public Interest in the Gym drive, a parade
arranged by the War Memorial
Committee, will set out from thc
Georgia Viaduct at 11:00 a.m. today.
Starting at the viaduct, UBC's
parade will proceed south .a Cam-
hie to Hastings, west on Hastings
to Granville, south on Granville
to Georgia, west on Georgia to
Burrard, and then to the Seaforth
Armory where it will disband.
Arranged in several sections, the
floats will be led by a color party,
and a sign advertising the Gym
drive.
Civilian dignitaries, headed by
Mayor J. W. Cornett and Mayor
P George of Victoria, are In the
next eight cars.
Preceded by the Navy Band
come the district commanders of
the Army, Navy and Airforce,
Honorary degrees will be conferred upon Dr. S. J. WlUta, former superintendent of Education for
B.C. and Dr. Wilder O. Peafield,
director of the Montreal Neurological lhatlttrti, at UBCVfaffl congregation next Wednesday.
Dr. Penfleld will receive the
Ihe honorary degree of Doctor of
Science, and Dr. Willis is* to be
awarded the honorary Doctor of
Laws degree.
A former Rhodes scholar, Prof.
Penfield is a graduate of Princeton and Hopkins universities. Dr.
Willis is a former prof, at UBC,
rnd was Deputy Minister of Education until he retired in 1945.
Grads To Celebrate
At Dance Tonight
Graduates of the Utahrenity ef
British Columbia will be welcomed
in neon lights to the student-eJu-
mni dance at 9:30 pjn. tonight.
Music by Frank Nightingale will
le featured at the final Herat
coming function.
Two signs, one bearing the traditional "Welcome Grads" and the
other the UBC crest in mon lights
will form a central theme for the
decorations.
AGGIE BANQUET
Agriculture's 27th Annual Fell
Banquet, previously uportet aa
October 25, will be held In the
Commodore en Thursday, October
31 from 7:00 pan. to 1:011
Ellis Incognito
JOKERS COMMANDEER
JUNIOR BOARD OF TRADE
A cyclone of University of Brit-
i-1» Columbia Jokers command -
(tied the Junior Board of Trade
luncheon Thursday noon, to pud-
ltcize the Memorial Gym campaign
amongst Board of Trade members.
FIRST
First victim, called on the stagt
was asked when the war of 1892
look place.        ,
A whistle blown by Dick Penn.
master of ceremonies, cut off th.
Junior Board member before his
mouth was opened. Failing to
answer the question, he was taken
aside and given a script to read
for later publication.
NEXT
Joe Walker, Board of Trade
member  from  Kelowna  was  then
c lied on to answer the next ques-
tion. He failed to comply, and w»«
let! behind a screen, in full view
i>. the audience, but out of sight
of the first victim.
KELOWNA
Behind the screen the member
fiom Kelowna was pasted with
Joker pies, dusted with flour,
.soaked with broken eggb and
painted with a calcomlne brush.
Indignation at the treatment
meted out to a fellow board member was dispelled when Penn announced that the bogus character
was Joker Dick Ellis.
Terry Moore addressed th<.>
Board on UBC's need for a new
K>m. T&__t ____\_\____4___tl
President and Secretary, Canadian University Press.
Authorised as Second Class Mall, Poet Office Dept., Ottawa. Mall Subscription - |2.M per year.
Published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday dur Ing the university year by the Student Publications Board
of the Alma Mater Society of the Univeriity of British Columbia.
• •*•»•
Editorial opinions expressed are those of the Editorial Board of the Ubyssey and not necetsartty those of the
Alma Mater Society or of the University. .
• •••••
Offices In Brock Hall.  Phone ALma IBM. For Advertising - Phone KErr. 1811.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   JACK FERRY
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GENERAL STAFF:   News Editor • Nancy Macdonald} CUP Editor • Bob Mungall; Sports Editor • Laurie Dyer;
Feature! Editor, Norm Klenman.    and Photography Director • Tommy Hatcher.
STAFF THIS ISSUE:   Senior Editor, Hairy Castillou;   Associate Editors, Helen Mary Cowans, Hal Pinchin.
HOME COMING, 1946
It m quite likely that the welcome extended each year by the undergraduates of
the University of British Columbia to the
alumni on the occasion of Homecoming Day
is a warmer one than that accorded to any
other group of college graduates.
Ibe reason is a simple one. The undergraduates know that throughout the university's history each graduating class has
left a richer heritage for the students that
are to follow. They appreciate the fact that
it would be difficult to find a university
where the students themselves have contributed so much to the growth of their Alma
Mater.
Today, during the most sentimental celebrations of any college year, undergrads will
be greeting grads with more than mere feelings of sentiment. They will be greeting the
alumni also with a sense of appreciation, for
they realize that because of tiie sacrifices of
those talums the UBC students of 1946 are
enjoying a better college life than would
have been the case had their predecessors
been content merely to receive rather than
to take and to give.
In listing the efforts of former undergraduates to improve the University of B.C., the
stress is usually placed upon such tangible
rewards as Brock Hall, the Stadium, the
Armory, and the Old Gymnasium. Because
today's Homecoming also marks the renewal
of the campaign to achieve the greatest of all
student goals—the construction on the campus of a B.C. War Memorial Gymnasium—
that stress is certainly not out of place.
At the same time, however, it would be
fitting not to lose sight of the fact that UBC's
alumni have handed down to present undergraduates possessions of less tangible worth.
In such a category should be placed the tradition of co-operation between students on
one side and the faculty and administration
on the other, or the most Independent and
comprehensive system of self-government
enjoyed by any student body.
As another one of the more intangible heirlooms—an independent student newspaper
responsible to students—the Ubyssey is
proud to add its loud voice to the greeting
of "Welcome, Grads!" which is heard about
the campus on this day—Homecoming, 1946.
The Children's Hour    - »* "»BEWLEY
Good morning, my turpitudinous little ivy
trogdolytes. A wet, happy, nag-free weekend to all of you married couples.
Speaking of marriage, we have been casting about on the suspicion that same odd
little cultural institution in our community
might be languishing. A bit of snooping
around between the pages of that morose
academic manifesto, the University Calendar, seems to indicate that something is horribly wrong.
And would you believe it, now, but this
throbless threnody, this same book with not
a single picture in it, this very same tome
which devotes two column inches to Dairy
Mycology and the study of molds that take
part in the ripening of cheese—search as you
like, but nowhere in it will you find that
magic little word: "love".
Tin MISSING LINK
No sir, not once. Not even under Historical Sketch, Physical Education requirements
for Men and Women, or University Extension. Hiere must be around 140,000 words
in that book, and the word "love" doesn't
appear once. Why? Doesn't it rate? Do
we have to be THAT academic?
It doesn't seem right, somehow. We have,
mining around out here on this super-sand-
spit on the romantic Gulf of Georgia, some
850# human souls. Maybe some of them
ARE sub-human, but anyway, they do have
souls. You'll not deny that. However atrophied. And if there's anything to the old
song which goes: "Ah, It's Love and Love
alone the world is seeking," then they'd better not look in our Calendar for it. It ain't
there.
Well, then, stretching a point and granting
that these 8500 souls are human, it would
seem pretty certain that a good part of them,
resting, as they are, somewhere between
puberty and palsy (and closer to the former,
for the greater part) ought to have a passing
interest in Love. I bet if you ran them
through a spectokineticscope, then followed
it up with a shot at the new Stanford-Binet
psychoReBopanalograph test, through an
elctro-Freudian screen, you would get a
Measurement of Interest chart that would
reveal their yearnings in the following order:
i. Food; ii. Money; iii. Shelter; iv. Love;
v. Academic Attainment; and so on.
Interested in Food, eh? Well, we've got
Field Crops, Animal Diseases, Cheese-Making and Greenhouse Practice, to name a few.
Money?—See Money and Banking, Public
Finance—help yourself.
You have those? It's Love you're Seeking? Ah, wisht, I'm sorry—I'm afraid it's
not i)xx the curriculum. Perhaps, instead,
you'd care for a little spectroscopy, refracto-
meters, astrophysics, elementary particles,
thermionics, Zeeman Effect, gas liquefaction,
multilateral trade, purchasing power parity,
Victorian poetry, blowpipe analysis, geomor-
phology, complex variables and elliptic functions—No? Ah, then, I suppose you'd not
be interested in chordate anatomy, limnology,
or the chemistry of sea water—nossir—
nothing on Love. It isn't a course, and I'm
afraid it isn't certainly a course leading to a
Degree.   Sorry.
Ah, well, this Ls but romantic drivel, this
search for Love in a Calendar. Let's go find
it in it's natural habitat—behind potted palms
oi on a Greyhound Bus.
THE SPECIALISTS
Who would be such a fool as to look for
a course in it, anyway? And if. there were
such, who would give it—Adam LeZonga?
The other Faculties would make an unholy
mess of that subject—Agriculture would
treat it as seed and crops, Commerce would
major it's mercenary angles, the biologists
would count its toes, the physicists sniff at
it for wave motion and the psychologists,
worst of all monsters, would deduce its emotions by testing for salt on the palm of the
hand.   The blind men and the elephant.
And if we were mad enough to have a
Course in Marriage, with a chapter on Love
included, we should thereafter have to listen
to earnest young women saying: "Well, I
think you have to WORK at marriage; I
regard it as a partnership . . ." Quite forgetting the old business rule that a partnership is the worst form of arrangement you
can get into.
And anyone who needs a course in Love
is manifestly unfit for employment in that
field, anyway. Gad sir, your credentials disqualify you!
Wurra . . . let's leave the Calendar alone,
eh?
CLASSIFIED
LOST—Waterman's maroon pen-
vicinity of Arts and App. Sc.
buildings. Finder please phone
BAy. 8451-Y.
FOUND—Bvereharp pencil—"Can.
Consolidated Grain Company."
Apply AMS office.
LOST—Silver and grey Waterman's
pen on Saturday, Oct. 19, in
Acadia Camp or stadium. Please
call West 115-Y.
LOST-Slide rule in HM 4 or HM6
on Thursday, October 17. Finder
please phone ALma 2376-L.
LOST—One blue diamond blue
Parker pen. Leave at AMS office
with finder's name,   Reward.
LOST—Man's wriatwatch in washroom of Brock Hall on Thursday
at 8:45 a.m. Please return to AMS
office or phone Doug at Alma
0523-M.   Reward.
LOST—Between KM 22 and HA 4,
Wed., October 23, ladles West-
fleld watch, metal bracelet with
St Christopher medallion. Please
return to W. Orierson-Jackaon,
Room 113, Ap. Sc.
. . omens and portents
By NANCY MACDONALD
The influence of college, graduates on the public's
opinion towards a university cannot be overestimated.
That is particularly so in British Columbia, a province
noted for its lack of interest in higher education.   The fault
may lie in the fact that many of UBC's graduates are lured
away to other parts of the continent by promises of better
jobs and higher pay.
But B.C. needs her graduates. Business and industry may not require
their education and talents, as yet, but they are necessary for the well-
being of the province, and the university.
ANTAGONISTIC FEELING
Outside of Vancouver, and even in the city, there is a very definite
feeling of antagonism towards UBC. Unlike the eastern American states,
this province waa not settled by people who believed in the importance
of education and would go to any ends to obtain it
Before the war, and perhaps even now, only .three par cent of the
population of British Columbia was college graduates. Of course, not
everyone wants to go to college, nor can they. But three per cent ia still
a very small number.
And of the other 97 per cent, there is a large amount who are against
university education and coUege students.
Such opinions may not be so apparent in Vancouver, but if you have
lived in a small interior town or on the Island, you would notice such
unfriendly feeling. Only in towns which support a consolidation of
college graduates ia there much Interest shown in university activities.
SITUATION EASED
This situation may be eased when the present top-heavy enrollment
at UBC leaves the university, provided there ia no mass exodus to the
United State* or Eastern Canada.
But the fact remains that the lighter momenta of the university are
overpubliclzed, and the good that the university or Its graduates aooom-
plish goes unnoticed.
Our grads can help in influencing provincial support and approval of
the university. This campus has always been particularly fortunate in
producing an active and aggressive group of undergrads when the need
arose.  But we cannot cover the whole province.
It is tip. to the graduates to do that. If they maintain their enthusiasm
ln the university, through the Alumnae groups, and interest their towns
in the university activities, then they are carrying on the standards they
set when they built the first gym, the stadium, the Armory and the Brock.
SIGNBOARD
Week-end Review
And Preview
BY LEE GIDNEY
This week I've spent worrying
nhout Edmund Wilson. I meant to
write simply a review of his re
cent book of short stories, "Memoirs of Hecate County," which haa,
1 understand, been banned not
only in Boston but in most other
American cities as well.
I haven't been worrying about
this however. It will no doubt increase the sales of the book, and
though it is a sign of our general
level of pruient stupidity and en,
otional dishonesty, that has not
been bothering me specially this
week.
"This brilliant work of fiction,"
the cover blurb says, "describes
the ad ventures of an egotist among
the bedevilled." Now, this does
contain the kernels of what has
been bothering me.
Certainly the people Mr. Wilson
describes are bedevilled. They
seem to exist for him only In this
fashion. You and I may occasionally think while talking to some-
*        *
From my reading of Mr. Wilson's
literary criticism a feeling of respect for his ability to handle
words has, in the past, been evoked in me. But words are not detached counters capable of irrelevant groupings. Words are signs
for objects of our experience and
when associated in a pattern llkb
that of the short story they convey meanings. So it is, I feel,
legitimate to criticize the meaning
conveyed by the author a* capable of distorting his form and
rendering it finally worthless as a
significant work of art.
These stories are glib—brilliantly glib, if such a category is per-
mlssable. "The Man Who Shot
Snapping Turtles" can be taken
a? an amusing squib, or it can be
taken as a parable impUclty con-
one, "how poorly her face is tiea
together really," or "can she know
how flat this particular moment
U" But also we know occasional
tenderness and understanding for
and from other people, and a feeling of oneness with them in their
bedevilmentf. But far MK Wilson's
Egotist these moments of flatness
aie continuous, are eveything
there is to say about people in
stead of sudden social caesurae.
And yet people, we have been
told, made a God in their own
image? Surely there must be, even
in bedevilled Hecate County, far
removed as it is from the simplicity of Greece, some remnants of
the Aristotelian virtue of hurna..
magnificence? But can a strictly
Egotist see in other people what
he does not contain within him-
stlf? And what is the essential
point-of-view of the Egotist which
prevents him from seeing people
except in these brittle, brilliantly
glossed terms?
taming Mr. Wilson's own values
which are no longer amusing.
"Glimpses of Wilbur Flick" affords the careful reader not only
uneasily tolerant Egotist who
doesn't quite recognize his own
inefficacy in that of Wllber Flick.
"Ellen Terhune" and "The Mil-
hollands and their Damned Souls"
are the best things in the book
I'd say. "The Princess" for whom
the book has been banned, is ik»
really worth the fuss, you know.
The Egotist's amatory oalisthenic
are supposed to have great social
significance contained in their erotic manouvres. But though "Anna," the dance-hall girl, comes
through as a person at moments,
the social comment Is neither particularly subtle nor noticeably significant.
The last story in the collection
is "Mr. and Mrs. Blackburn at
Home" which contains an 8% page
diatribe in French lumping tht
alleged amorallty of the Stalinist
regime with that of the Nazis.
Apart from this dubiously helpful political message the story, as
a story, falls to pieces alarmingly
without Wilson's usual adhetlve
urbanity.
"Time's" final comment on the
book was, "Evil is as vivid through
the book as a bushful of snakes.'
This presence of Evil would be
justifiable in a book choosing such
an expert from Gogol as its sole
preface, It isn't because of this
permeating presence of Evil that I
finally deny the validity of Mr.
Wilson's book, but for the sterility of the moaning he assesses as
Evil.
•        •
Against this I would quote from
an earlier Wilson who concludes
his "American Jitters" (1931) partly In these words: "I appeal to
the other professional theorists
and artists to be careful how they
play the game of the capitalists.
It is bad for their theory and their
art to try to adapt themselves to
a system which is the enemy of
theory and art. Their true solidarity lies with those elements who
will remodel society by the power
of imagination end thought — by
acting on Ufe to make something
new; not with whose work is
done and whose grip has failed
and who are now carried along
merely bv the force of a slackening momentum to which they are
unable to supply fresh force.
NOTICE-Will Mr. Roman Sobin-
ski, Fort Camp, please phone
Frank Woodward re Glider Club.
NOTICE—Wish to contact, any student who stayed at 4444 W. 12th
Ave., recently. Secretary, Branch
72, Canadian Legion.
WANTED—Responsible party to
rent late model car between December 90 and January 5. Phone
MAr. 5803, 6:90-7:30 p.m.
FOUND-Oirl's Discharge button
No. 877943; owner may claim same
by proving Identity. Canadian
Legion, Hut MU.
MEETING—IRC will meet Tuesday
Oct. 29 at 12:30 in Hut If I.
TRANSPORTATION - Two girl
passengers for ear leaving Balsam and 8th for' 8:81 am. lectures Monday through Saturday.
Phone Audrey at BAy. 871S-L.
NOTICE-There will be • Hsfllow-
een Bowling party and sodall
for all Chinese varsity club members, Thursday, October 31.
Bowling will commence et 6:00
p.m., La Salle Bowing Alley,
with supper in Chinatown and
the social at Chinese centre.
SWEATERS
When the leaves start to tun ia fhe
Fall, a college girl Just naturally tune to
sweaters ... and we've the ones she wants.
Pullovers in short and long sleeves, Seteev
Jos cardigans, with s full colour range and
choice of styles that will prove sa eye-
opener.
HANDBAGS - BLOUSES • ACCESSORIES
"Cooie In ond Visit"
flloray Hosiery & Lingerie
4S7S W. 10th (Just west ot Safeway)
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Speak up, Egbert! What are you out for?
Whatever your ambitions, you will find
the financial angle important in attaining
them. Start NOW learning "Practical
Economics" by opening a B of M savings
account. When you graduate you should
have 'money management' down to a
science — and, in addition, you will have
formed a worthwhile banking connection
for the future.
Bank of Montreal
West Point Grey Branch: Sasamat and Tenth—E. J. SCHIEDRL, Manager V
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MANY-SIDED GENIUS—Militant, musical Norm Campbell demonstrates in these pictures two sides of his multi-faced personality. The recruiting picture reveals him to be
typical of Canada's infantrymen.   The other shot shows him as a composer at work.
Composer, Writer By Eric Broderick
JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES RETURNS TO UBC
Vet Families Get
Army Barracks
Arrangements for the moving of
married veterans into the soon-to-
be reconverted army huts at Little
Mountain were outlined during a
meeting of the Canadian Legion,
University Branch, held on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in Ap. Sc. 100.
WESTBROOK
The suites, when completed, will
resemble those at Westbrook camp.
Each unit will consist of a kitchen,
living room, bathroom and bedrooms proportionate to the sis* of
the family. Prospective tenants
must provide their own furniture.
Plans are under way for kindergarten, medical, sports, and social
recreation facilities.
RECONVERSION
Although hut reconversion ^vill
not be complete until early spring,
families will be permitted to move
in as each suite is made available.
For this reason a system of priority, based on need and date of application, has been devised.
Any student veteran who has not
yet filled out an application form
is advised by Legion officials to
call at the Legion branch office as
soon as possible to asure early accommodation.
MEETING
Everyone interested In forming
a Varsity Fish snd Gome club is
invited to attend an organisation
meeting ln Agriculture 100 on
Monday, October 38th at 13:30 pjn.
CO-OPERATION
TALK TONIGHT
Co-operation between parents
and teachers, will be the subject
of an address given by Mr. W. O.
E. Radcliffe, vice-president of the
Washington congress of parents
and teachers, tonight, at 8:00 p.m.,
in Arts 100.
This is the second In a series of
Saturday night lectures sponsored
by the Vancouver Institute of
Arts.
Phrateres Dance
Tickets Monday
Tickets for the Phrateres Formal, October 31, will go on sale,
Monday, October 21, at the south
end of the Arts Building.
Arrangements for the affair are
being handled by Ann Lowes,
Marg Gamey and Maxine Lindow,
and decorations will feature the
Halloween motif.
Patrons are Dean Mawdsley, Dr.
and Mrs. N. A. M. MacKenzie, Dr.
Halilmore1 and sponsors of each of
the Phrateres sub-chapters.
The Vanity Dance Orchestra is
to supply the music.
NOTICE
All those interested in discussing
the arts in their relation to society
leave a note addressed, to & Mc-
Intyre in the Arts letter rack. This
proposed group will be sponsored
by the Social Problems Club.
Time and place of meeting will be
decided later.
THE UBYSSEY, Friday, October 25,1946.  Page 3.
GEOLOGY HEAD
ACCEPTS LSE
Dr. H. V. Warren, Head of the
Department of Geology at UBC,
officially accepted the position of
honorary president si a meeting
of the Literary and Scientific Executive on Wednesday, October 23.
Two organizations—the Architecture club and the Civil Engineering club*—were approved at the
meeting.
A discussion on new rooms for
clubs followed.
Accounting Jobs
For Vet Students
A number of vacancies for ths
position ot chartered accountant
have been reported to Maj. J. 3.
McLean, Director of the University Employment Service.
As these positions are to be filled immediately, any student veterans planning to train as chartered
accountants should contact Maj.
McLean u soon as possible.
LOCATION
- The location of part time employment for students has been
progressing rather slowly said
Major McLean, chiefly because of
numerous changes in student
timetables.
NOTICE
A meeting of all canvassers and
prospective canvassers for the Oym
Drive will be hold in tho Armory
Monday noon, 12:30 pjn. Urgent business will be discussed,
and a full turnout is absolutely
necessary.
PLAYERS' FETE
TUESDAY NEXT
THE ANNUAL Players' Club
formal will be held at the Pacific
Athletic Club on Tuesday, October 20.
Invitations am now being issued
to Club alumni who are expected
to be out in force for the gala
event.
The dance is for members only
and tickets are $2.00 per couple.
Norman Kenneth CampbeU, BA.,
22 year old composer, writer, actor of stage and radio, meteorologist, physicist and world's leading
photographer of Sable Island, is
baokatUBC.
Veteran green-room screwball
and Radio Society man-of-many
voices, Campbell has returned
from a two-year stint with the Department of Transport meteorological service. He had been stationed
in such singularly unappreclativc
&I>ota as Sable Island, (Population
IS) and Muskwa, B.C.
PHOTOS
Campbell, whose photographs of
thc only delectable life on Sable
Inland illustrate an article in the
current issue of The Saturday Evening Past, will perform his second greatest role for homecoming
audiences in the auditorium tonight ae the immortal "Uncle John"
in Itic "Jabez" Wool's perennial
comedy, "Her Scienceman Lover".
AltWtS
Actually, Campbell looks as
though he had just stepped out dt
a Charles Atlas advertisement—
before the ten easy lessons. But he
denies that he is a 97 pound weakling.
'Why,' he protests, thumping
what should be a chest, "I'm no 97
NOTICE
Weekly presentation of the
UBC Film Society will be "Swing
Parade of 1946" starring Phil Reagan and Gale Storm and featuring
ihe music of Louis Jordan and
CoMle Bloswell. It will be
shewn in the auditorium on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:15 p.m. Ad-
missim is IS cents.
pound weakling, I'm a 127 pound
weakling."
In the COTC, Cadet Campbell
was once described as a typical,
alert, aggressive, vigilant, fighting
infantryman. In his role he played tho title part in a patriotic
play by Jabez entitled, "Guthrie
Meek Joins the Army".
COFFEE
Campbell is a model young composer, actor and meterologist. He
doesn't smoke, doesn't swear In
public and doesn't drink anything
stronger than caf coffee.
An intelligent interest in public
affairs, the result of attending a
week-long Y.M.C.A. public affairs
conference at Camp Elphinstone
this summer, characterises Campbell's serious nature. For Instance,
he was discussing learned matters
with a small group of friends in
,the caf Jhis week. He wanted to
know about the new fountain pens
that write under water. Had they
been tested by Underwriters' Laboratories?
"And what have the typewriter
companies done to meet this challenge?" he demanded. "Have they
developed an underwater typewriter?"
Begin the
AUTUMN SEMESTER
With a visit to our Art Department
A complete Une of Art and Drafting SoppUee
Fountain Teste and Pencils
Loose Leaf Ring Books and Exercise Books
866 Seymour Street PAciflc 0171
OEHRKE'S Ltd.
Phone PA-0171
Robbins Studio
and PHOTO SHOP
4395 West 10th Ave
use our   8-HOUR
Film Finishing Service
AROUS CAMERAS
OTHERS ALSO IN STOCK
Photographic Supplies
ALma 1660
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You Eyesight is Precious!
Protect it with BETTER LIGHT
Now, as the days grow shorter, home lights will
burn longer. Save yourself from needless eye-strain,
with attendant headaches and general tiredness, by
ensuring that your lighting equipment is ample
and of correct wattage. Children especially require
good light. In these days of school and home study,
close concentration on reading matter Imposes
extra burdens on sensitive eyes. And, it goes without saying, your eyesight is just about your moat
Important possession! Isn't it worth safeguarding
by making aure of better light . . . for better sight?
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Thousands of people earn their living in the
manufacture of fine china which is concentrated
in a small industrial area in north Staffordshire
in England. From more than fifty factories in
this area, English china is exported to all parts
of the world.
Thousands of Canadians in the Sudbury and
Port Colborne areas earn their living producing
Canadian Nickel. Other thousands all over
Canada find employment in the production of
lumber, power, steel, machinery and supplies
purchased by the Canadian Nickel industry.
Less than three per cent of the Nickel produced
in Canada is consumed in Canada. The rest is
exported, and the money received helps to pay
for English china and other products necessary
to good living in Canada.
Canada cannot keep on importing from other
lands unless Canadian goods are exported.
By constantly seeking to expand the use of
Nickel at home and abroad, the Canadian
Nickel industry brings additional benefits to
Canada and Canadians.
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By LAURIE DYER
THE BIG FOUR AND VARSITY
It's really marvellous what a Uttle pubUcity can't do for
a university. No sooner does the Alma Mammy take up a nice
Uttle game Uke American Football than the local scribes (or
should I «ay, one in particular) starts making largesome
hints about Varsity challenging the winners of the Big Four
loop which is currently in action around these parts.
Now there's no doubt about it that it would certainly
just go to show where all the football power Ues in our fair
city, but as yet there has been very Uttle talk about such a
game around the campus.
In fact, in the humble opinion of yours truly, there geems
to be very Uttle interest in the matter around here. It seems
that the Big Four would be very interested in receiving a
challenge from the Blue and Gold but interest is not that
high around these parts.
The East It Out
In fact, two more possibiUties have been scratched off
the list of post-season games. In the last month, two eastern
coUeges have been sounded out about the possibiUty of
"bowl" games. Both McMaster and Toronto were intereated
in the tilt but the whole idea had to be dropped for Several
reasons.
The «»»*« reason is that our grandstands wiU not hold more
than 5000 at the most if everyone ls using tha least amount of
gpace possible. And what does it cost to bring thirty-two men
out hart from Toronto? Believe It or not, friend, it comes to
slightly mort than $5000.
Therefore it seems rather unlikely that the game would
even make costs. The second reason is that with the Thunderbird team playing this American code this ytar, they
would not be ready to play a team that has been playing
Canadian rules aU season.
It's Quite A Problem
And then again there's the problem of where to put an
eastern team when they do get here. There's the problem of
what to do with the weatherman if he decided to favour us
with a foot of snow the night before the game was scheduled to come off.
Yes, there are a great many problems for a University
trying to back a football game with an eastern team at that
time of year. There is very Uttle question in the minds of
the grid moguls that the game would draw a great crowd.
A game between the Toronto squad and Varsity would
be headline news across the continent—the top college team
of the West meeting the top Eastern team in a battle for
Canadian college supremacy. What a story for a newspaper
man!!
Imagine ! !—Mexico, Yet
Bu then, who knows? Ine Varsity squad may end up
playing in Mexico for all we know. There was some talk
about the B.C. team going down south of the American border to represent Canada in a bit of a competition. But then,
that's rather a tough assignment for the campus kids when
they have only played one year in the American loop.
And talking about American grid and the local talent reminds us that today is the big day for the Kabat-kids. College
of Idaho invades the campus today to meet the 'Birdmen in
their third Conference game of the schedule.
Although it seems rather hard to believe, the Blue and
Gold Thunderbirds still have a chance to finish in a tie for
second place providing that they win the rest of their games.
Not Too Muck Help
Don't sneer, brother. It is actually possible. Of course,
according to the grandstand quarterbacks, of which there
seems to be an endless supply in the stands this year, Varsity
couldn't do it. But just ask the boys who know.
According to the moguls who know their footbaU, Varsity
has been improving steadily in every game to date. The team
from Whitman was actually amazed that Varsity could play
that kind of football when they have only played three games
before that time.
AU that we have to do is get in there and give the boys
our backing with all the lungs possible. If the guy next to
you looks at you queerly, don't let it throw you.
As long as you're yelling for Varsity, you're fighting for
the boys.  That's what counts, brother.
HOOPMEN OPEN TONITE
By HAL TENNANT
Action, action, and more action
will be the theme of the exhibition hoop game between a crack
squad of alumni Melonmen and
.1 host of promising 'Birdmen of
the present when, in terms of
shots and dribbles, trte past will
make a determined showing 01
catching up with the present.
Familiar to all casaba fans of
former and present times will be
the faces and forms of the grad
aggregation, a bunch of maple
court maniacs who are said to
have put the "B" in basketball,
and knocked the "H" out of the
hoop.
Faces and forms that will become more familiar to rooters
after the Inter-Collegiate loop
urd gets under way early In January are those of the present
Birds who have just climbed off
the roost to prep for a aemestei
of defending their Inter-Collegiate
hoop laurels of last year.
Neither the Alumna nor thc
'Birds will   make    any    promises
about their respective performan-
cer tonight, but a casual glance
at the two rosters is sufficient to
send the average fan scurrying to
one of the fifty-cent rush seats
long before the 8:15 starting time.
On the side of the returning
Alumns will be Jimmy Bardsley,
Sandy Robertson, Jack Pomfret,
Rann   Matthison,   Reg   Clarkson,
The sports staff of the Ubyssey
extends Its most sincere sympathy
to Ron Weber, and his family.
Ron's father, Oliver Weber, pasted
away suddenly last Wednesday.. We
would like Ron to know that he is
being remembered at this time of
bereavement.
Bud Matheson, Ole Bakken, Gordie Sykes, and Hunk Henderson.
Appearing for the 'Birds will be
Harry Kermode, Pat McGeer,
Ritchie Nichol, Harry FranklU
Henry Tostenson, Jim MCLean,
Gordie Selman, Nev Munro, John
Forsythe, Bob Haas, Bobbie Scarr.
Ken Falrbalrn, Dave Campbell
nnd JakeStevenson.
'BIRDS MEET IDAHO IN
Fourth Grid Clash Tops
Features of Gala Card
Capping the mammoth extravaganzas that feature Homecoming this year, tiie Varsity Thunderbirds are slated to take
to the gridiron this afternoon in quest of their initial victory
in the Northwest Conference setup. The potential victims
are the CoUege of Idaho Coyotes, hailing from CaldweU,
Idaho, and currently boasting a win and two losses, but packing a wallop that exploded! two weeks ago over the Whitman
Missionaries to the tune of a 6-0 shutout.
■—■————————^—— Half-time color will add the tra-
Varsity, Rowers
Battle At Oval
By HAL MURPHY
English Rugby features anothet
double-header this afternoon, at
Brockton Bowl, The <lrst game
between North Shore All-backs
and Meralomas gets under way
at 2:15. The second game presents
Varsity and Rowing Club at 3:15.
Another off tne oampua game
will be played at Douglas Parte as
UBC faces Ex South Burnaby for
the first time. The game time ls
scheduled for 2:15 sharp.
All games will see league leaders playing teams that haven't bean
very successful as yet, and the
stage is definitely set for an upset.
However, whether the upset will
come is hard to say.
Ihe league leading Meralomaa
will be playing the cellar dwellers
and appear to be secure in then
lead.
^ARsnr STRONG
Varsity, who aa yet have not
been scored upon will be teeing
the twice beaten Rowing Club.
The UBC fifteen, still unbeaten,
and still fresh from a 15 toJ victory over All-backs appear to have
the edge over Burnaby who were
on the small end of a 19-0 scoit
Jest week.
Burnaby will be up against a
powerful student team this afternoon featuring such well known
stars as McKeachie, Armour, Williams, Olover, Morrison, and Geo.
Biddle in the backfield. Particu-
three men of the scrum's front
rank, Braid, Moon, and Kerr, all
of whom have been showing up
very well under pressure,
STRONG LINE
The Varsity team is featuring a
very fine forward line and a
scrum that is a joy to behold.
Well known veteran players Har
vey Allen, Hart Crosby, Barrie
Morris, and Geoff Corey, have
been excelling themselves and will
give the opposition plenty of
trouble.
Rowing Club will also u, feeling the might of a very povtertul
three quarter line made up of
such outstanding players as Andy
Johnston, Ray Grant, Russ Latham, Bud Spiers, and McKee.
Showing up well again this year
is scrum half Johnny Wheeler who
is a great help to the hard working scrum.
Hanley, Plommer
Play Golf Finals
By virtue of his having triumphed over Hans Swinton by a
score of 4 and I, Bob Plommer will
meet Dick Hanley in the M-hole
Anal of* the UBC golf championship next Tuesday.
Although he was driving ae far
as last year's star dlvoter Malcolm
Tbpp, Swinton got into trouble
with three of these tremendous
efforts, and they cost him as many
holes. Hans also had trouble sinking his putts, and while he was
so struggling, Plommer was playing the kind of golf that maken
foi championships, shooting birdies on the 10th, 11th, Uth, and
15th.
In the semi-final match of the
lower bracket, Dick Hanley beat
Ted Chambers 3 and 2. In Chambers' case it was a few iron shots
going astray that put the jinx on
Mr. C. and made him stroke two
nore than Hanley's 74.
HOCKEY   GAMES
Meeting for the second spin in
the city Mens' Grass Hockey League this Saturday, a strong Varsity team will battle against Vancouver oft the Brockton Point
grounds. Playing on their own
ground, the UBC team of the men's
Grass Hockey Club will tangle with
North Shore. Both games are scheduled for 2 p.m.
BOOSTER PASSES
Booster paasea will not be honoured at tonight's benefit basketball game. Tiie proceeds of tonight's game will go to the War
Memorial Gymnasium Fund.
dltlonal effervescence to tiie grid
saga. Graduate Manager Luke
Moyls, has contacted the 111th
Squadron Band, and this musical
militia should be on hand to spur
th/ 'Birds to that all-important
Jinx-breaker.
COYOTES ARRIVE
Coach Clam Parberry led his
pack of bruisers Into town last
night, reaching the metropolis at
9:30, and his boys retired early anticipating a rather grueling contest this afternoon.
Meanwhile Oreg Kabat, shrewd
guide of the Thunderbird machine
sent his charges through a llgdit
workout in an attempt to temper
the rough edges that have cropped
up within the last week.
The Wisconsin mentor has been
stressing Increased speed and drive,
and was quoted as saying that the
boys don't have to mow tester;
they have to move sooner, the
blocking system of tho American
code has continued to hamper tht
Blue and Gold, and much of the
stress was placed on this aspect of
the offensive taetiee.
COYOTES READY—Pictured above are the visiting College of Idaho Coyottes who will
meet the Thunderbirds in the third game of the Conference schedule this afternoon. The
Hon. W. C. Woodward will perform kick-off duties at 2:00 p.m. to start the battle.
Friday, October 25, 1946.
LAURIE DYER, Sports Editor
WOODWARD
Kick-off ceremonies will precede the contest, scheduled for 2:00
p.m. The Hon. W. C. Woodward,
former Lieutenant-Governor of the
province, accompanied by President
Nprman MacKenzie, will kick the
opening bell, to tho music of the
111th Squadron, Airforce Band.
Ex-Kits, Varsity
Open Gals'Hockey
Coed grass hockey is off to a
i oaring start today when Varsity
meets Ex-Kits in the first league
game of the season. The Ex-Kits
girls have been a champion team
foi the pest several years so the
game   promises   to   be   exciting.
The teams will meet in combat
on Varsity's upper field at 3:30
this afternoon. The Varsity girls
won their practice game against
i he West Van, team and they appear to be in equally good condition for today's game.
Girl's Hoop Team
Drops Close Tilt
Varsity intermediate hoop girls
lost a tough battle against Traceys
Thursday night when the whistle
halted the game at 29-21. The opening game of the V and D Minor
Basketball League was played
with a Senior B men's tilt at John
Oliver gym.
The coeds are currently giving
themselves a pat on the back for
this score against the Traoey team,
who wen the Canadian Legion
team of last year, champs in Inter
A league. Thursday night marked
the first appearance on the floor
of the Varsity team as a unit.
VARSITY-Shearman 2, DeLiale
6. Brett 4, Bennett 4, Crooks, Ny-
holm 2, Carney, Gray, Pendleton—
total 21.     .
TRACEY'S-Curby 9, McQuade
4. Taylor 5, Jackson, Strang,
Thompson, Murphy, Nyholm, Dan-
canso, Sewell—total 23.
VARSITY SOCCER ELEVEN
ENTERS SENIOR DIVISION
By DAVE CAMPAREUJ*
The battle is won. After a month of cutting rolls and
rolls of red tape and much brilliant oratory by Coach Millar
McGill, it was finally passed at the general meeting of the
Vancouver & District League that Varsity be promoted to
the first division where it rightly belongs.
The Varsity team had been com-       ——————————
plecently playing in the second
division during the past month
seemingly wasting their talents,
and the traditional Varsity spirit
was lacking. But now with this
well-deserved promotion into the
first division, the blue and gold
Aghtlng spirit will reach a new
high.
Promoted along with the Varsity
team wu the strong Grandview
Legion Club which will be the
Blue and Gold's first opponem
under the new setup. These two
teams are entering the first division as new entries and will have
to make up {heir four unplayed
games during the course of the
season.
PLAYED WELL
Both these teams had been playing excellent ball and their lopsided wins necessitated their promotion into stiffer competition.
Now with Varsity's position in
the Vancouver and District League
clarified, and with the coaching of
graduate Millar McGill, it is expected that the few remaining hold
outs will sign up with the club.
It is hoped that Varsity will be a
major contender in the Mainland
Cup Ties which start next week.
Reinforcements for today's game
at Chirk Park will be in the form
of Pat Campbell, starry forward
with Varsity for the past four
seasons, and Dave Thompson, a returned vet, who played for the
team before the war.
UBC AND RANGERS
Homecoming's soccer match will
feature UBC and Vancouver Rangers mixing it on the upper stadium field at 8:00 this afternoon.
The UBC crew wiU be out to improve their position in the league
standings, and with Varsity out of
the way they are oonfldent that
they will cop second division honors.
There will be a soccer meeting
Tuesday noon In Arts 106 to discuss plans concerning both teams
in the Cup Ties, and to hear guest
speaker, Mr. Camparelll, International soccer authority.
Senior B's Ready
For Hoop Opener
Under the guidance of coach
Roy Scarr, the Senior B Hoop
Squad is fast becoming a reality
Thus far the contenders have been
whittled down to 16, with 6 men
still to be dropped before the end
of the week.
Frank Mylrea of last year's
Chiefs, and Rod MacDonald and
Reg Racine of last year's Senior
B's are expected to be the backbone  of  this  semester's quintet.
The "Bees" reached the semifinals last season, but were parti>
defeated by Xmas exams.
Coach Scarr is gunning for the
title this time, and if stamina and
spirit have anything to do with it,
hn should make it.
WEEKEND GAMES
Willamette vs. CoUege of Puget
Sound, at Salem, Oregon.
Pacific University   vs.   linfleld
College, at Forest Grove, Oregon.
University of British Columbia
vs. College of Idaho, at Vancouver,
Canada.
Page 4      f*     # {*
Swimmers Set
For First MeeP
WITH ONE EYE on (he existing
mainland swimming record and the
almost record - breaking workouts
of Hal Brodie, the UBC swim
club makes its initial competitive
debut of the season at 9M p.m.
Saturday at Vancouver Crystal
Pool, when some of the top-flight
aqua artists of the eampus attempt
to outstroke the representatives of
four other major mainland swimming dubs.
However, UBCs number one
aqua queen, Mist Irene Strong, will
b? absent from the Varsity raster,/
since she is scheduled to iwtaa til
the meet Tor the Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club. No Oliver
UBC ert tries are expected in the
women's division,
Competition will include both
juvenile ond junior contests, as
well as the senior events, and thus,
of the entire program, there are
only three races for which the UBC
entrants are eligible.
Coach Doug Whittle announced
Wednesday that he will probably
send Brodie and Ron Smith into
thc 90-yard free style, since ia his'
premeet workouts, the premising
Mr. B. has clocked within two
seconds of the lower mainland record for that race. Bob .Marshall
and Morrison are the probables for
the 200-yard free style, Whittle
stated, while Lou Attwell and a
.vet unnamed teamate will enter
the 50-yard backstroke.
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