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 Cliff Greer
Enters
Prexy Race
The contest for next year's Alma
Mater Society president became a
three-way race late yesterday afternoon when a nomination form for
Cliff Greer was presented to the elections committee.
Greer's nomination followed those
of Grant Livingstone, president of
the UBC branch of the Canadian Leg-
In view of his nomination for
president of the AMS, Bill McKay,
chairman of USC and member of
the elections committee, has resigned from his position on the
elections committee. President Ted
Kirkpatrick has appointed Don
McRae, AMS treasurer, to All the
position.
ion, and of Bill McKay, chairman of
the   Undergraduate   Societies   Committee.
FIRST ONE
Yesterday was the first time that
the elections committee officially accepted anyone's nomination. All candidates must have their papers into
the AMS office by 5 o'clock next Wednesday afternoon, January 29, and not
on January 22 as previously announ-
tced by the elections officials.
Greer, an airforce veteran who
spent some time in a prisoner of war
camp in Germany, is vice-president
of the Parliamentary Forum and president of the University Socialist Forum. He was a CCF candidate in the
1945 provincial elections.
The latest entry into the presidential contest means that all candidates
nominated to date are ex-servicemen
and members of the Canadian Legion.
Livingstone is an army veteran, and
McKay served in the navy.
Aggies To Sponsor
Oratory Course
Sigma Tau Upsilon, honorary agricultural fraternity, is again sponsoring
a public speaking course for agriculture students. Meeting on Monday
nights in Ag. 100, the group is instructed under the guidance of Mr.
Lawrence Drummond.
Although there was a large group
at the first session last Monday, there
is still room for a few more students.
Those interested should contact Jim
Oldfield or Tom Willis in the instructor's room of the Aggie building.
This year a certificate will be
awarded at the end of the term to
those completing the necessary qualifications. Mr. Drummond emphasized
that, more and more jobs are requiring a knowledge of "meeting the
public", and it is felt that a certificate
will be useful to the holder upon his
or her graduation.
Preparation for the sessions need not
interfere with studies, Mr. Drummond
pointed out; however, the benefit
obtained from the course will naturally vary according to the amount of
work put into it.
EUS Ball Tickets
Distributed Soon
Distribution of tickets for the Engineers' annual ball to be held at
the Commodore February 20, was decided «at a meeting of the Engineers'
Undergraduate Society at noon Tuesday.
After some discussion, it was decided that top priority for purchase
of tickets which are not signed and
paid for by February 100 will tie oi-
fered for sale to third year engineers.
The price of admission will be $2.50
and those who wish to arrange for
name places at the tables should see
their class representatives as soon
after February 1 as possible, announced the EUS committee.
foWutm
VOL. XXLX
VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1947.
No. 38
—Courtesy Vancouver Sun
SHORT GIRLS GWENDA SUTTON, SYLVEA DYSON
Chaloner Says "Sarong Attire"
Sorority Women Called
'Ecdysiasts' By Chaloner
Sorority girls might appropriately be called "Ecdysiasts",
according to a letter from Father Francis Chaloner, Chaplain
of St. Paul's Hospital. The term is derived from the Greek
"ekdusis" meaning the act of shedding or taking off and was
applied in 1937 by H. L. Mencken to Gypsy Rose Lee. ". . . the
older members of the sororities will remember why she was
'infamous' " he went on to comment.
Three  other  letters  have receive!
edf
sensational spreads in the downtown
papers and are still exciting a spirited
public comment.
BALI BOOGIE
In a large story printed by two of
the Vancouver dailies, Father Chaloner says, "A centre of learning such,
as UBC should have warned its immature clientele, the young ladies of
the undemocratic sororities, that their
idea of a costume in China and Bali
are the product of their weak imagination, and not based on fact."
In an interview Father Chaloner
declared, "While denouncing the
lnck of morals in other straits of
society wc look for support from
those attending institutions such
as UBC."
When questioned about Father Chal-
oner's cr Racism, Lillian M|or, 00-
convenor of costumes for the Mardi
Gras ball, said: "Show too much leg?
Are you kidding? They're covered
up more now than they've ever been."
NO COMMENT
Majority of the deans approached
declined to comment and President
N. A. M. MacKenzie was unavailable.
Ted Kirkpatrick, AMS president,
said: "I think he's taking a very narrow viewpoint. If he's attempting to
steer the modem ternds there are
more effective and less critical ways
to do it. I suggest, seeing this is a
charity function, that he contribute
his ?3.50 and join the students in
their efforts."
Vets May Wear
Campaign Ribbons
Airforce veterans being decorated at
next Wednesday's investiture are advised that they may secure permission
to wear all their campaign ribbons
for the occasion.
The men concerned should contact
Flight Lieutenant Kruger, Administrative Unit, Western Air Command,
4050 West 4th Avenue, in Vancouver.
When requesting permission to wear
the ribbons the veterans should have
their log books available.
U of S Attacks Debater-
Cup Charges Unfounded
Claims by student officials at the University of Saskatchewan of irregularity in selections of judges for the McGoun Cup
debate Friday at UBC haYe been termed "unfounded" by Parliamentary Forum president, Dave Williams.
It was charged that the constitution
governing the debates had been violated, as no list of prospective judges
was  .submitted   to   the   Saskatchewan
team,    (Under the constitution of the
Western University Debating League,
the team  playing  host  is required to
compile  a  list  of  15   possible judges, j
ten   of   whom   are   to   be   selected   in \
order   of   preference   by   the  visiting j
team.)
In oeiply, Williams said the Saskatchewan team had been given the
list in a long-distance telephone con-
veras-tion January 14, a previously
mai'
led  list  having  been  sent to  the I league.'
University of Alberta by mistake.
A selection of only three names was
returned to UBC.
Williams also pointed out that the
list of proposed judges at Manitoba
had not been received by the UBC
debaters within the time limit set by
the constituti in.
"We regret '.hat the matter has come
up at all,' hi* concluded. The Parliamentary Forum has acted in good
faith throughout. The charges themselves are a matter to be settled amicably between tin? University of Saskatchewan,   UBC   aful   the   debating
Radsoc Announces
New Radio Course
Course in non-technical engineering will be offered weekly starting
Saturday at 12:45 p.m. in the offices
of the Radio Society.
Purpose of the course, announces
its director, Chief Engineer Allan
Goldsmith, is "to give students interested in radio an idea of what
gees on in the technical side oi radio.'
Guest speakers from Vancouver
radio stations will be invited to give
some of the lectures. Another feature
of the course will be a tour of some
stations to show students the type
of equipment used in the larger
stations and its uses,
Saturday's lecture, the first, will
be on the types and uses of microphones. Others will be on studio controls, switching systems, and recording methods.
McGill To Offer
Mental Hygienics
MONTREAL, Jan. 22, (CUP)-Er-
tonsion course on Education and
Mental Health will be offered at McGill University by the McGill Department of Education and the Mental
Hygiene Institute.
The eoursv, consisting of 10 weekly
lectures on: behavior problems and
mental health, mental development,
family relationships and child behavior, significance and treatment of
aggressive, hostile and seclusive behavior, speech defects, and philisophy
of education and mental health.
The lectures are to be given by
University of McGill professors and
members of Montreal's hospitals and
mental  institutes.
American Debaters
Meet UBC Team
Second in a series of intercollegiate
debates with American universities
will be held he:-e today when the
College of Puget Sound meets The
University of British Columbia, in
Arts 100 at 12:30 noon.
This is a return engagement between
the two schools which met last Tuesday in Tacoma. The resolution is the
same as the one under discussion in
the American (city: "that labor be
given a share in the management of
industry to increase production and to
better the general economic situation".
The UBC team of Cy Toren and Sid
Zlotnik will defend the resolution
against the American visitors.
LSE Students Plan
Democratic Forum
Students who wish to learn more
about our present system of government will ge afforded the opportunity
when the Democratic Forum constitution is passed by Student Council.
Students Stuart W. Porteous and
William A. Street have submitted a
constitution for approval at next
Major Clubs meeting of literary and
Scientific Executive. To date they
have 19 members signed to the potential club.
Purpose of the new club is to bring
well-informed speakers on our Democratic system of government and the
Economic doctrine of Capitalism to
the campus.
ODD SPOT
One University of British Columbia student returned recently
from his Christmas holidays with
a sun tan. He is third year Arts
student Bill Raymond who visited
relatives In Imperial Valley,
Southern California.
Hotels in Imperial Valley advertise free meals and rooms when it
rains hi that district. No rain had
fallen for two years. Rain fell
the day after Bill arrived.
Pre-Meds [Launch
Med School Drive
Over five hundred members of the Pre-medical Undergraduate Society—who met Wednesday to support the drive
for a medical faculty at the University of B.C.—were told flatly
by their vice-president, Pat Fowler, that "if we fail now, the
school is not likely to be established for 10 years."
Fowler   and   PUS   President    Bob^
I V/ilson put forth a three-point finan-
Kitching Advises
Student X-Ray
Students, faculty members, and
staff of the University of British Columbia are reminded by the UBC
Health Service Office of the opportunity of having a free chest X-Ray
examination when the mobile X-Ray
unit comes to the university from
February 3 to 28.
Appointments for these examinations are now being taken at the
Health Service Office, and Dr. J. S.
Kitching, Health Service director^
urges all students to take advantage
of this opportunity.
Mr. Huggins, Public Relations Officer of the B.C. Tuberculosis Society,
revealed some interesting data about
the portable "Knock-down" equipment, now being used for the first
time in Canada, at UBC. X-Rays are
recorded on 70 mm. roll film at the
rate of 100 per hour. No undressing
is required, only removal of metal
bits of apparel.
Legion Sponsors Concerts;
Frances James First Star
Miss Frances James, Canadian soprano, will be the first
guest artist to appear in a University Concert Series, recently
arranged by the Canadian Legion branch on the campus, when
she presents a group of popular selections in the auditorium
on the evening of February 2.
: The new program is designed to
bring a group of big name artists to
tho campus for a year-long series of
Sunday evening concerts.
This winter's phase of the series
will feature Frances James, Albert
Steinberg, Vancouver Symphony concert master; and Harry Adaskin, concert violinist and member of UBC
Faculty; appearing on February 2,
March 2, and March 30 respectively.
Miss James has gained wide recognition as Canada's most versatile and
enterprising artist. In her singing of
the Song Cycle, "The Life of the Virgin Mary" by Paul Hindenmith, the
composer himself said, "Miss James'
offering of the cycle, without a doubt
is the most perfect I have heard."
When the Canadian Broadcasting
Company commisisoned the first full-
length opera, "Deirdre of the Sorrows," by Healey Willan, she was
awarded the title role.
LEGION BRANCHES
Grant Livingstone, president of the
University legion feels "that this
venture gives the Legion an opportunity of furthering its policy of fostering a healthy spirit of Canadianism
by featuring Canadian artists."
Tlie entire proceeds from the series
will be used to further the charitable
and service undertakings of Branch
72, which include Shaughnessy Military Hospital, Tranquille Sanatorium,
and tho UBC War Memorial Gymnasium.
Tickets arc available at Kelly's on
Seymour, Columbia Record Shops and
the AMS office at UBC. •
Frances Jam**
Special Ubyssey
Supps In Spring
Four special faculty editions of The
Ubyssey will be published this spring.
Representatives of the Pre-Meds,
Aggies, Engineers, and Commerce-
men, will descend upon the Pub at
various times during the next two
months to direct the publication of
two page faculty supplements which
will be included within a regular
Ubyssey.
Formerly, entire editions of the
paper were turned over to the faculties concerned. The change has been
secured thh year by co-operation between Ubyssey editors and the faculty executives.
Th'j new plan will e ase printing
problems and will, in the words of
Ubyssey heads, "avoid the conflict of
special faculty news and features
with regular news  breaks."
Leading off the parade, the Prc-
Tvlvd supplement wil hit the campus
on Tuesday, February 4. The Pre-
Meds plan to devote their two pages
to furthuring their campaign for a
medical school at UBC.
Next in line is tho Engineers edition of February 18, which wil be
published in support of the Science
Bal.
Coinmercemen will produce their
supplement on March 4 in connection
■with the Commerce Banquet, and the
Aggie edition of March 11 will feature  the  Aggies'  field   day
Sororities Bid
Pledge Rushees
Bids were sent to 21 rushees Tuesday fro the seven campus sororities.
Following are pledges of the spring
term: Alpha Gamma Delta, Diane
Cameron, Margaret Emmons, uiv
Frances McDon.ild; Alpha Delta Pi,
Jane Fisher and Vivian Latsoudos;
Alpha Omicron Pi, Shirley Gunn,
Winnifrcd Johnston, Joan Laird ant.
Peggy  Mowatt.
Alpha Phi, Peggy Aveling, May
Bowkett, Jean Auld, Elizabeth
(M'aisie) Ewart, Gerry McDonnell
r.nd Sydney Vigar; Delta Gamma,
N.idine Raitt; Gamma Phi Beta, Mavis
Colman, Rita Hutt and Bernice Me-
Williams; Kappa Alpha Theta, Kathleen Bert-Smith and Betty Gray.
cial program, which was essential to
the establishment of an efficiently-
run medical school and hospital on
the campus.
MONEY
The pre-medical students proposed
to ask the Provincial Government to
1) provide a 500-bed hospital at a cost
of $4 million; 2) increase the medical
appropriation fund to $2 million, and
3) provide an annual operating budget of $400,000.
In support of the request, Wilson
pointed out that the liquor profit for
1945 amounted to $11 million, enough
to build and maintain the medical
school for 12 years.
"If they are going to allow us
to Injure ourselves, they should
provide the doctors to look after
us," Wilson quipped.
In defending the program, Pat
Fowler pointed out that financially
the program was "just and feasible"
and that, since a 700-bed health center was badly needed in the province, the benefits of the plan were
self-evident."
A RIGHT THING
"I want to stress that this is common
ground for everybody. It is a thing
that is right, and should be supported," Fowler stated.
"If we can't make the Legislative
Assembly see the feasibility and need
of this $4 million hospital, and if we
can't get it through in February, we
might as well give up," he added.
Case of the pre-medical students is
being put up to the doctors of B.C.,
the Legislative Assembly, labor
groups, the Alumni Association, the
Canadian Legion and the Provincial
Board of Trade.
Constitution
Revision
Completed
Final report of the Constitution Revision Committee has been made public. Embodied in the report are several recommendations hitherto unannounced for amendments to the existing constitution.
Among the  most important are:
PRESIDENT
The President of the Student Council must have attended the University
of British Columbie for at least two
years and must not previously have
held the office of President.
Nominations for officers of the Student Council must be signed by not
less than ten active members in good
standing. Nominations for President
of the LSE are to be signed by not
less than ten active members ingood
standing of the constituent societies
of the LSE.
USC CHAIRMAN
The retiring USC will be allowed to
nominate from its membership candidates for the position of Chairman
of the USC. Candidates for the Chairman uf the USC to bf- eligible, must
receive "a number of individual votes
equivalent to at least one half the
rsciprocal of the number of candi*
dates nominated.
f.'c-ctiuns for tho cx«cutives of each
Undergraduate Society will be held
the l',rst Wednesday of March.
Vancouver Soprano First
LSE Campus Presentation
Lyric Soprano Sheyla Chippendale—who trained under
European teachers in New York, Hollywood, Oregon State
College, where she and her father both graduated, and in Vancouver under Allard de Ridder—will give a recital in-the
Auditorium tomorrow noon.
Miss Chippendale will sing in Italian, German and English in the first
presentation of the year, by the
Special Events Committee of Literary
and Scientific Executive.
Spectacular in Sheyla Chippendale's
career was a trip to New York where,
in a period of two years, she was offered positions with two opera companies. She refused these but became concert singer and guest soloist
of Fifth Avenue Church in New York
city.
Miss Chippendale sings in six languages and studies to perfect her
knowledge of these languages. Her
hobbies are boating, gardening and
cooking. '
Recently returned from Hollywood
with her mother, Sheyla wants to
visit England but her mother says
she  will  return  to Hollywood  in  a
year. In Hollywood Miss Chippendale took Master's lessons under Dr.
Feodor Gontzoff, former professor of
voice at Imperial Conservatory of
Moscow and Russian Conservatory of
Paris.
Miss Chippendale is a gold medalist in the Scottish, Welsh and B.C.
Musical Festivals, and a winner of
two scholarships.
At Friday's concert in the Auditorium she will be accompanied by Mrs.
Phillip Malkin who has been her
pianist for 18 years. Narrator will be
William Gardiner, UBC graduate and
former member of the RCAF.
Her home is in Vancouver. She is
a descendant of two famous families:
Thomas Chippendale, furniture designer, and Sir Walter Scott, the poet.
Sheyla Chippendale First On List Tk*WqM*f
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CARE TO DEBATE ?
The charges made against UBC by the
University of Saskatchewan's Debating Union
in regard to the selection of McGoun Cup
judges may or may not be justified. They do
serve, however, to give occasion to remind
the Western Universities Debating League and
the Parliamentary Forum on this campus that
they both could do with a little re-organizing.
The League, which is responsible for arranging the McGoun Cup competition among the
four western provincial universities, displayed
almost unbelievable inefficiency in its supposed
organization of this year's debates. The greatest
confusion apparently existed up to the last
minute on each campus concerned. No one
university seemed to be quite sure just which
teams were travelling where, and the fact
that the debates were held on schedule at all
now seems rather remarkable.
This is the same League that plans to enlarge
its activities to include an East-West debate,
financed by the member universities. It would
be well advised to get its house in order so
that its ambitions will not surpass its abilities.
On this campus, debates are the business of
the Parliamentary Forum.   That major club
has provided the campus with some excellent    the Alma Mater Society is paying out substan-
programs, and should now be encouraged in its    tial sums to support these plans of the Parlia
plans for increased competition with  other    mentary Forum.
universities, both in Canada and in the United
States. It should also be encouraged to revise
its organization to provide for more co-ordination of its activities.
The Ubyssey can truthfully claim that it has
seldom worked harder to provide its readers
with information than in the cases of the
McGoun Cup debate in Vancouver and the
current American tours by Forum members.
As sponsors and hosts, the Forum officials
should have been able to supply this paper
with information about the McGoun event.
What actually happened was that most of the
important news came to The Ubyssey through
its own sources, such as Canadian University
Press, and as the debate grew closer the Forum
was phoning The Ubyssey and asking for
information about its own affairs.
Even harder to believe, but nevertheless
true, are the times this week when senior
executives of the Parliamentary Forum have
not been able to tell the paper just exactly
which member were on the road during their
American tours.
This would all be very-amusing, except that
.   People these days,
SERIOUS especially   univer-
YET sity students, take
things seriously.
This may be good, and it may be
bad; the people who take things seriously seldom worry about the virtue
of their act.
In this day of traffic accidents and
a-bombs and peace squabbles it is
"logical" perhaps that all thinking
should be serious, With no one knowing for sure just how long he is going
to live or just how long the world itself is going to exist it is a commendable effort to pause awhile to try to
In    its    travels,
WINE AND       The Wagon has ob-
SONG served and thought
and in many things
it has reached conclusions that it will
be loath to change. One of these conclusions is that in this day and age
it is best not to think seriously.
Why, when we do not know (as
the pessimists keep reminding us)
just how long we are going to be
around to enjoy the worldly pleasures
that surround us, why should we
think seriously?
Let us let our hair down; let us be
gay. By taking advantage of every
opportunity of forgetting the troubles
that surround us we are almost sure
to enjoy life a little more. While we
are living it seems a crime if we do
not make the most of our environment; we cannot succeed if we worry
The Wassail Bowl
By NORM KLENMAN
LEGS   AND   MORALS
On Tuesday, time retraced its steps a full
year. Father Francis Chaloner, Chaplain of
St. Paul's Hospital, last winter charged that
UBC's Mardi Gras chorus was indecently clad.
The controversy that resulted, perhaps because
it was given more attention than it deserved,
caused much useless resentment and abuse.
This week, the charges have been repeated;
and although Father Chaloner's motives cannot be impeached, his actions cannot be considered as other than ill-judged and misdirected.
The Chaplain is within his province when he
voices his general opinion that exposure of
parts of the female body is immoral; but he is
wholly beyond it when he presumes to criticise
a specific group wholly unconnected with
himself. He may be right, but morality is
largely a matter of personal opinion; and since
we are not answerable to him for our views on
the subject, his criticism of our opinion is a
manifestation of gross intolerance on his part.
CHORUS   SMALL   ISSUE
Those who believe that the Mardi Gras chorus
is conducive to bad morals are highly overrating a simple element in a complex problem.
There have been times in the past when such
displays of the female in the dance routine did
not exist, yet there is little evidence that morals
were better then. If Father Chaloner believes
that Victorian prudery is the cure for social
ills in the 20th century, he is sadly misinformed.
The effort spent in writing letters of indignant
protest to the newspapers might have been
better spent in the reading of an elementary
text on psychology.
The chorus, brief attire  and  all,  is clean
entertainment. It displays nothing to offend
the fair-minded. There will always be the few
who are excited to ribaldry and vulgarity by
the sight of a bare leg, but the draping of that
same leg would not alter their characters.
It would be foolish, indeed, to drape the bare
leg of the co-ed, yet still permit the more
questionable exposure of the female body often
evidenced on Vancouver's 13 miles of beaches,
and in theatres, burlesque houses, night clubs,
sex, murder, and even national magazines.
FIRST   THINGS   FIRST
Father Chaloner's charges were undoubtedly
motivated by a sincere desire to raise public
morals, In this, he is worthy of full support.
But the breadth of his problem makes any
attempt to begin with a Varsity chorus rather
ludicrous. Let him first devote his efforts to
improving the liquor laws; to eliminating the
bootleggers, gambling joints, and brothels; to
housing ex-servicemen; to tearing down the
mid-town slums; to encouraging progressive
educational techniques. Then, if his attitude
is fair and tolerant, we should be pleased to
listen to his opinions on Mardi Gras choruses.
The Mardi Gras committee, however, is not
wholly blameless. It must have been aware
of the unpleasantness last year; discreet
publicity might have avoided a repetition. The
university depends upon public goodwill, and
needless alienation of it cannot be tolerated.
After the student response to the Mardi Gras
was ascertained, the high-pressure campaign
might easily have been toned down. For when
all the tickets were sold, further publicity
became personal publicity for chorus, committee, and sponsors. And charity, not publicity, is the professed aim of the Mardi Gras.
discover  ways  of  securing  the  survival of our life.
Plans for limiting by international
control the use of the modern weapons of war are being formulated in
Lake Success and elsewhere; standing
armies for peace-enforcement are being discussed; ideas for relief of
starving millions are being put forward. Everyone has his own plan and
everyone is very vocal in letting( the
world know of his plan.
Everyone is thinking seriously.
Even university students are thinking seriously.
I'm not thinking seriously; I'm
happy.
too much over the Joes down the Alley. They aren't worrying a great
deal about us, anyway,
People I know are now about to
tear their hair and scream at me as
being too unconcerned about the future of the world—the world that my
descendants are going to have to live
in.
"What about the future of our children?" people will scream. "If we
do not save the world now how are
future people going to enjoy life at
all?"
"This is a time to plan so that our
descendants may live to the full."
It is?
Are we to take time out of our
already too short lives to plan for
centuries to come? Are we spending
our time, that is, thinking about our
descendants?
Why? It's a cinch they aren't thinking about us.
Legion Letter
From HAL LINDSAY
Letters To The Editor
GREEK   &   GREEKS
Dear Sir:
As the University sororities are so
fond of Greek, they won't mind if I
call several of their members "Ecdy-
siasts' from the Greek 'ekdusis,'
meaning the act of 'shedding" or
'taking off.' That was the term applied in 1937 by H. L. Mencken to
Gypsy Rose Lee, and the older members of the sororities will remember
why she was 'infamous.,
And since they seek to justify their
Mardi Gras imprudence or impudence
(in the strict sense of the Latin, denoting lack of 'pudor', modesty,) by
Box Office returns, may I remind
them that Twentieth Century Studios
gave Gypsy Rose Lee $2,000 a week
for her first bona fide role as an actress, "The Kind," as she proudly put
il, "who wears clothes," but that she
made twice that sum at the New
York World's Fair, without the help
of clothes—and got a bigger hand-
verified by  aa  applause meter—than
Roosevelt and Wilkie put together.
Moreover, she was the attraction at
many 'swanky benefit performances'.
Authority for the above statements
will be found in the July, 1941, Reader's Digest, page 71—'More Tease
Than Strip,.
The following admission, published
ii. the Vancouver Daily Province on
Monday last, January 20, 1947, may
provide food for thought on a somewhat higher plane.
"Speaking at a luncheon meeting
sponsored gy the Round-The-World
YWCA Reconstruction Fund campaign for $2,100,000 the writer and
former congrasswoman (Clare Boothe
Luce) told 2,000 women guests: 'Our
great failure is not that we have failed to be politicians, or statesmen, or
scientists, or soldiers, or scholars. It
is simply that we have failed so
tragically to be better women.'
I am aware, of coure, that such a
judgement will be suspect coming
from one who is now a Catholic, but
I   imagine   that  even  the   superior
young ladies of the Greek letter aor-
orities would allow that Clare Boothe
Luce might be considered intelligent.
Believe me,
FRANCIS CHALONER
Chaplain.
Interviewed with respect to a letter
to the editor of The Ubyssey written
by Jack Howard, Grtnt Livingstone
Branch 72 president issued the following statement.
"If the letter is a complaint against
The Ubyssey it is answered in the
front page story of the same issue.
If it is a complaint against the Legion
the proper place to air it would seem
to be on the floor of a general meeting of the branch. The member concerned, and some of his friends raised
this same complaint and were soundly
answered by the majority at the last
general meeting."
Any girl vet, member of Branch 72,
who is interested in doing canteen
work at the Red Cross Canteen at
Shaughnessy Hospital, between the
hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and 7 p.m.
and 10 p.m. Wednesdays, is requested
to leave her name and phone number
at the Legion Office, marked 'Attention Visiting Committee.'       *
Work consists of cutting sandwiches,
waiting on tables, and other such canteen duties* Girls will be called upon
only in emergencies, when the regular
staff is unable to appear.
The Visiting Committee wishes to
thank the Faculty, Legion Members,
and students for the magazines contributed to the patients at Shaughnessy
Hospital,  and  to  point out that the
need  for  recent  publications is still
ing about us.
great. Magazines may be left at the
Legion Office or the Bus Stop.
»   *   «   *
In order to contact former members
of the regiment, the Calgary Highlanders are forming an association in
Vancouver. Anyone interested in joining this association may obtain further
information by contacting John F.
Bowdon, secretary, at 2248 East 8th
Avenue, or by phoning HAstings
2378 Y.
* *   ♦   *
MISCELLANY
Branch 72 will assist the B.C. Tuberculosis Society in their annual X-ray
drive, to be held shortly. In connection
with this, Mr. Harold Huggins, Society
Publicity Officer will visit Legion officials. ... At the last pay parade 42
new members joined the branch and
127 renewals were made. A total of
$568 in dues was paid. . . . Members
with a prolonged stay in hospital will
be granted free membership for that
period. ... A donation of flower
bulbs, made by Gordon Calverley, was
gratefully received by residents of
Little Mountain Camp.
* »   »   »
The next General Meeting of Branch
72 will be held Friday, January 31, at
12:30 in the Auditorium.
The next evening meeting will be
held Wednesday, February, 12, at
6:45 in Brock Hall lounge.
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Letters To The Editor
PAGE 1, COLUMN 1
Dear Sir:
I should like to suggest that in
view of the announcement of his candidacy for the position of President
of the AMS, it seems highly irregular
that Bill McKay should retain his
position as a member of the Elections
Committee. If he does not feel inclined to resign it might well be suggested that the President request him
to do so.
His position seems even more vulnerable if the criticism of your editorial in Tuesday's paper is taken
into consideration.
R. C. WEIR
RECRUITING
Dear Sir:
In these days when too many of us
seem to be conditioned to recognize
abrupt, officious and uninterested
treatment as the accepted fashion in
which most services in the city appear
to be dispensed, it is most refreshing
to be confronted with experiences of
a more pleasant nature.
My particular reference in this instance is to the courtesy, promptness
and interest displayed by the staff of
the University Health Service. I wish
to take this opportunity of publicly
expressing my thanks (and, I expect,
that of other members of the student
body) for the kind service rendered.
W. THTJMM
THANKS!
Dear Sir: —
During the past month or so Undergraduates of Universities throughout
Canada have been requested to submit applications for service in the
Royal Canadian Air Force. Applicants
who are accepted will be appointed
to the commissioned ranks subsequent
to their successful graduation. It is
desired to point out that this scheme
has not been discontinued and that
applications are still being considered
for the R. C. A. F. (Regular). Recent
press releases may have indicated
that all recruiting and reengaging has
been suspended, but this is not the
case where it applied to University
Undergraduates.
It would be sincerely appreciated
if this fact could be brought to the
attention of your readers through the
medium of The Ubyssey.
J. HUDSON.
Squadron Leader for Air Officer
Commanding Western Air Command.
UBC U Drive
2180  Allison
ALma 0524
Wanted - Urgent
Man's ticket for Mardi Gras
Friday, January 24th.
Phone ALma 2421R.
LOST
Brown    leather    wallet    containing
Mardi Gras tickets and cash Wednesday, January 22, somewhere on
campus. Return to AMS.   Reward.
One pair of girl's blue plastic framed
glasses in brown leather case, Urgently needed. Turn in to AMS
office.
French 101 text-book "A Century of
Short Stories." Please phone ALma
2347 Y.
Will the persons who found a Parker
vacumatic pen or a brown umbrella
in HL12 please return to AMS office.
Monday,  probably   in  HL3,  a  grey
scarf with a Jaeger label. Phone
FAir 1957 L.
One beige string glove. Phone Virginia ALma 3097 L.
Eversharp ball point C.A. pen. Phone
FAir 4887 R. Reward.
One brown wallet containing money
and papers. Contact H. M. Speirs,
4681 West 9th or phone ALma 1153 R.
Lumlnus wrist watch, steei strap. "T.
Peter Elder." "V-73973" engraved on
back. Phone North 6681 Rl.
Parker 51 black with silver cap, whicli
I still have, Saturday, January 18,
between HL 4 and main parking lot.
Reward. Phone 362 Y3.
Plastic rimmed glasses in case. Phone
KEit. 3655.
FOR SALE
1930 Chcv sedan, good tires, one spare.
Heater, new ceiling. Will sell for
$325. Phone KErr. 5079 R, ask for
Dave.
Two   tickets   for   sale   for   Gregor
Tiatrogorsky, cellist, at Strand theatre
Tuesday, January 28. Reduced rate.
Phone ALma 2892 L after six.
One tuxedo size 36. Phone PAclflc 2129.
WANTED
Transportation   for   8:30s  dally   from
Dunbar district.  $1. weekly. Phone
ALma 2704 R.
One quantitative analysis text which
Harry Kabush  borrowed  from  my
sister a year ago. Contact B.B. Berto.
To enter a West Vancouver car chain.
Phone BAy 5686 L ask for Don.
Transportation from West End for 8:30
lectures.  Phone Walt MArine 5495.
Rides for two for 8:30s every day from
vicinity of 25th and Dunbar. Phone
BAview 5273 L.
Ride wanted from Dunbar and 41st or
Dunbar and 38th every morning for
8:30s. Phone Audrey, KErr. 1240 R.
MEETINGS
Christian Science Organization regular
bi-weekly meeting Friday, January
24, 12:30 in Arts 103.
"What has the Church to offer youth
Today?" Mr. Lawrence Smith will
speak on  this topic Friday, January
24 at 12:30 in Auditorium 312.
The Symphonic Club will meet Friday,
January 24, in the Double Committee Room of Brock Hall. Programme:
Rosslan and Ludmilla Overture;
Selections from the music of J.
Strauss.
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VANCOUVER THE UBYSSEY, Thursday, January 23,1947.  Page 3
Faculty Previews Film;
Laud   'God Of Creation*
By SHIRLEY MANNING
After previewing the film, "God of Creation", members of
the faculty and heads of the Students' Council commented on
the originality of subject matter and the excellence of the color
photography.
This film will be shown to students of The University of
British Columbia today at 12:30 in the Auditorium.
Praising tne    flower    developments
and changes in insect life, Dr. A. F,
Barss, head of the department of
horticulture, said the film had his
heartiest endorsement. He was seconded by Prof, de Jong of the civil
engineering department who commented, "I am personally amazed by
the whole thing. It went far beyond
the conceptions of the ordinary reader of the subjects which it covered."
Representing the student body, Ted
Kirkpatrick   president   of  the  Stud-
Mussoc Arranges
Pinafore Make Up
Marion Dow, make up convenor for
"HMS Pinafore," requests all girls interested in working with the production in this field to turn out for
a meeting Friday, January 24, at 12:30
in Auditorium 207.
All girls registered for make-up
work must be prepared to spend at
least three evenings making up casts
far the Pinafore production which
commence Wednesday, February 12,
and continue to Monday, February 17.
Miss Rene Leblanc, make-up instructor for the Musical Society will
hold two evening classes next week
for those wishing instruction in stage
make up.
ent Council, backed by Barbara
Kelsberg, remarked, "This remarkable film is phenomenal in that it
not only presents an accurate scientific study of the miracles of life and
of the universe, but also shows their
relationship with God in a scientific
manner."
Commenting on the fine photography displayed in the film, H.
Nicholson, president of the film society and Mr. Norman Barton, assistant in visual education Extension
Department, stated that the lapsed-
time photography in color is the best
they had ever seen.
After hearing these enthusiastic
opinions, I was a little dubious about
the true worth of the film as I went
into the second preview. But I came
out amazed at the great understatement of the critics. Being a very unscientific person, I was struck especially by the beautifully appropriate
background music and marvelous
methods of presentation used.
Such photographic oddities as the
boiling and bubbling of "time-compressed" clouds, the hiccuping of a
growing fuchsia, the fighting of two
caterpillars and the devouring of a
large monocelled animal by one of a
third its size I honestly found fascinating. With the beautiful natural
coloring, the good background music
and the fine photography, the film
is exceptional.
Pierre Berton
Ex-Ubyssey Editor
Turns Playwright
Former UBC student Pierre Berton,
now CBC scriptwriter and Vancouver
Sun feature writer, will appear in
his own radio play, "Byline Story"
when it is presented on Vancouver
Theatre over CBC at 8 tonight.
Mr. Berton, formerly a senior editor of The Ubyssey, has become familiar on the CBC for his Canadian
Yarns and City Desk Series. His new
play is the story of the rise and fall
of a reporter in a bustling North American  city.
Summer Jobs \Dusky Five Pack Armory
ISS National Secretary
Will Assist Local Drive
By BOB CHURCH
Gordon Campbell, UBC graduate and national executive
secretary of International Student Service, will arrive at UBC
Saturday to assist the local ISS drive for funds.
-<$>   A  veteran, teacher,  principal,  student,   post-graduate  and  member of
Phrateres Delay
Initiation Fete
Date of the Phrateres formal initiation ceremony, originally planned
for February 7, has been postponed
until late in February. The final date
for the ceremony will be decided at
a meeting of the executive to be held
Friday noon.
Audrey Jutte, president of all Phrateres groups, explained that the delay in plans was due to the difficulty
in obtaining pins.
The formal initiation ceremony will
be held in Brock Hall. Sponsors will
be present. Many sub-chapters are
planning house parties after the ceremony.
Annual elections for next year's
officers will be held Friday, January
24 from 11 to 2 in the Phrateres Room.
Voting is compulsory for all members. A fine will ge imposed on those
who refrain from voting.
Among coming events In Phrateres
social life are 'Alpha's Dutch Treat
dance at the Panorama Roof and a
three-chapter   dance   in   Brock   Hall.
The social service department of
Phrateres has sent contributions to
various charity organizations throughout the year. Iota chapter held a
children's clothing drive before
Christmas and is now busy making
a quilt and slippers. A Christmas
party was held in the Children's
Hospital by Zeta chapter. Lambda
gave a large box of toys to the First
United Kindergarten. Many other
hampers and overseas parcels were
made up for the Christmas season.
the Canadian delegation which toured
Europe last summer, he has had a
very active career.
Native of Medicine Hat, Alberta, his
talents first began to show when he
became president of his high school's
student council.
In Calgary Normal School ho gained
popularity as a debator and as the
president of the Students' Union. For
the next two years he taught in small
country schools.
Being a Westerner and a patriot, he
turned to UBC to continue his education and honor in economics. The
war interrupted his career at this
point when he joined the Navy.
After the war he spent a year in
post-graduate studies at the University of Toronto where he became active
in the natiomd executive of ISS and
was appointed as a member of Canadian delegation to the international
conference in London last summer.
BOYES SPEAKS
TOMORROW NOON
Mr. F. C. Boyes, will address the
Social Problems Club, Friday, at 12:30
p.m. in Arts 100.
Mr. Boyes, who, was for some years
head of the Borstal Home for delinquent boys, will speak on 'The
Courses of Delinquency and Past and
future Means of Correcting it."
Listed Now
Summer employment registration for
the students ot The University of British Columbia will begin within two
to three weeks, announced Mr. J. F.
McLean of the University Employment
Bureau today.   >
"Already there is an indication of a
scarcity of employment in the city but
the possibility of jobs outside the
Vancouver area is very good, particularly in mining and lumbering,"
he said.
PROVINCE-WIDE
The Employment Bureau has begun
contacting firms in the city and the
interior for vacancies. The application
forms are being printed and it is
expected they will be ready ywithin
three weeks, said Mr. McLean.
Graduate students will receive application forms by mail and will be
asked to report to the Employment
Bureau if they desire summer employment. Engineers Undergraduate
Society is handling the registration for
the sciencemen,
Instructor Wins
Government Post
A UBC instructor has won the post
of Administrative Assistant in the Department of Mines and Resources at
Ottawa, the Civil Service Commission
I announced yesterday. Harold Dean
Fisher, an honor graduate of '44 and
at present an instructor in the department of Agriculture, was the winner in a Dominion-wide examination
conducted for selecting the Administrative Assistant.
By GEORGE ROBERTSON
Close to 4000 students, jam-packed
into hastily-improvised chairs and
tables, applauded enthusiastically the
song stylings of the Deep River Boys
in one of the biggest pep rallies held
this year on the campus.
Rocked by such soft ballads as "For
Sentimental Reasons" and "To Each
His Own," and faster numbers like
"Honey, Honey, Honey" and 'JThat
Chick's Too Young to Fry", the.audience demanded three encores from the
versatile Deep River Boys.
SNAPPY GANG
Attired   in   natty   blue-gray   suits,
brown shoes and yellow ties, the quintet started with a quick little ditty
called "Tippin' In", and closed with
"Hay-Bop-o-ree-Bop." Cameron Williams, piano-playing arranger of the
vocal group, offered as encores a piano
rendition of "St. Louis Blues", and a
piano-vocal arrangement of "A Good
Man is Hard to Find".
A sextet of local jazz musicians, led
by Jack Cohen, drummer, and featuring tenor-sax player George Caldo,
opened the show with "Honeysuckle
Rose". Other players on the sextet
were:   Frank   Baker,   trumpet;   Stu
■Scott, bass; Gordie Brandt, guitar; and
Doug Parker, piano. Additional numbers presented by the jazz group were;
"Stardus." "Exactly Like You," "I
Surrender, Dear", and "What is This
Thing Called Love?"
Spec Watkins, Master of Ceremonies,
introduced the jazz selections and entertained the audience with a number
of imitations as his part of the
program.
After a short intermission at 1:30,
the jazz group carried on with a series
of selections, introduced by John
Crofton of the Jazz Society.
AGGIE FROSH
SPONSOR  DANCE
Aggie students will gather in Brock
Hall Friday evening for an informal
dance sponsored by the Aggie Frosh.
Dancing will begin at 9:00 p.m. to
the music of Bob Harlow's nine-piece
orchestra. A special program has been
arranged, including refreshments,
novelty dances and a skit by Gerry
Eedy.
Admission is $1 per couple, tickets
from the Agriculture Undergraduate
Society executive members.
SCM BOX SOCIAL
NEXT SATURDAY
The Student Christian Movement
will hold a mixer Saturday, January
25, at 8:30 p.m. in the Masonic Hall
on 10th Avenue near Trimble.
The event wlil be in the form of a
box social. All girls are requested to
bring boxes of lunch which will be
auctioned off during the course of
the evening. The programme will include games and square dances.
QUEENS TALK
Nine candidates for Mardi Gras
queen will be Interviewed over
CKMO today at 4 p.m. by dual
speakers John H. Long and J.
Brown,
The program featuring Oriental
music will present a short informative talk on the history of The
University of British Columbia's
Mardi Gras charity ball. UBC Is
the only university In Canada
sponsoring such a ball.
SOCIALIST WILL
SPEAK MONDAY
Sponsored by the Socialist Forum,
Mrs. Laura Jamieson will discuss
"The Psychology of Democratic Socialism" at 12:30 p.m. Monday in Arts
100.
Mrs. Laura Jamieson, a graduate of
the University of Toronto, was a
member of the British Columbia
Legislature for six years, representing
Vancouver Centre. Prior to entering
political affairs she was the judge of
the Burnaby Juvenile Court for eleven
years.
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A thrilling battle is promised varsity sport fans when 215 pound Herb
Capozzi, starry performer on the
'Bird footballers last season meets
Tom Sprinkling, former West Coast
amateur light-heavy wrestling belt
winner, in the first all Varsity wrestling and boxing match to be held on
the campus the last week in February.
Sprinkling, also B.C. indoor badminton champion is matched by
brother Paul, also UBC student who
has won fame in boxing circles, onetime holder of the B.C. amateur light-
heavy title, but who will not be able
to enter the coming contest due to a
leg injury.
THURGOOD IN ACTION
Another belt winner will be seen
In action when Howard Thurgood,
winner and runner up for the Canadian title three years running, takes
the mat against Wally Waiting's pro-
Hailing from Powell River, Floyd
Eno, winner of the 1937 featherweight wrestling crown has weighed
In at 148 pounds for a crack at the
UBC crown.
Jack Pomfret and Ivor Wynne have
been able to sign up quite an imposing array of matmen to antic for
Varsity fight fans in the first organized fight activity at UBC, There has
been a strong entry for the boxing
and competition is keen for the Varsity championships.
GOLDEN GLOVES
The boxing club is preparing a
tough string of fighters to enter the
Sun Golden Gloves bouts to be held
February 14. Three fighters were entered last season and with these experienced men to spark the team they
cught to bring several new titles to
UBC.
An intensive training program has
been arranged to augument the regular classes at 4:30 every afternoon
in the stadium under the competent
instruction of Wally Walling and Jim
Gove.
SEATTLE COLLEGE CHIEFTAINS
COMING FOR TWO'BIRD GAMES
Coach Joe Budnick's Seattle College Chieftains invade the UBC campus tomorrow night
as the next collective argument against the present winning streak of the Blue and Gold
basketeers. What with seven straight victories in their books, the thundering Thunderbirds will be out to show the fans that their present crushing crusade is not a fly-by-night
affair, but that the recent sapping of their numbers is not as fatal as was first believed.
 '-♦.    Bremerton's highly favored Rockets,
Canadian Canine
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Expert
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SEATTLE INVADERS—From the Washington metropolis come these five hoop warriors
wearing the garb of the Seattle College Chieftains, and eager to do battle with the Thunderbirds. The games slated for Friday and Saturday nights, at 8:15, pit Coach Joe Budnick's
charges against the current seven-game winning streak of the Blue and Gold. From left to
right, the Chieftains are Bill Sands, Ned Mclver, Earl Spangler, Norm Willis and Howie Lang.
UBC PRESIDENT
TO PRESENT CUP
AT FRIDAY TILT
Friday nights basketball double
header featuring the Thunderbirds and
the UBC Chiefs wUl be further highlighted by the presentation of the
trophy for the News-Herald's third
annual Sportswoman of the Year
derby. Dr. Norman A. MacKenzie,
president of the university will make
the presentation to the woman chosen
by the people of Vancouver as the
feminine athlete contributing the most
to Canadian sports, and living in the
city.
Leading contestants for the trophy
will appear in the next editions of the
downtown newspaper sponsoring the
derby.
letter to the editor
Dear Sir:-
The job of coach is not an easy one
especially when he is forced to decide
on a team. The decision, whichever
way it goes is liabel to be criticized,
and in a letter dealing with the Ski
Team, Bob Crompton did bring up
some points worthy of discussion.
Please permit me to present my arguments. In trying to organize a
ski team on the campus, I had to
choose between two methods: 1) to
spend the available time on running
a series of time trials and thereby arriving at the team by the process of
elimination; or 2) to take as many
skiers as possible and spend my time
in trying to teach them as much as
I know about racing and racing technique, and use my judgment and my
knowledge of each individual in se-?
lecting a team for each raice.
I have chosen the second method
fully realizing that it would involve
some minor injustices. However, I
am sure that these injustices will be
no greater than those which would
have resulted in using the first method. Also it seems to me this policy
will not only lead to a better team
this year, but also benefit the ski
standard on the campus in the long
run.
I agree with Mr. Crompton a coach
should not olny develop a good team
for the present, but also try to provide replacements for the future. It is
in the methods in which we disagree.
The time available for developing and
selecting a team is short—a couple of
weekends, and a week at Christmas.
This time is better spent in practicing
and learning the finer points in racing than holding time trials showing
who is the least inexperienced.    The
Royal City Quintet
Wins Close Battle
The Varsity Senior B entry in the
V & D league dropped its third tilt
in four starts when Royal City
Motors edged them 36-32 on Monday
night. On Saturday night they missed
by an even narrower as Hodgson-
Clark tipped them 25-23 in an overtime game.
Mylrca, with 9, and Baker, with 8,
were the large point-getters for the
students. The big guns for the Royals
were Martin, and Urquahart with 11
and 9 respectively.
results of one race do not mean very
much in skiing. Furthermore, to hold
trials on Vancouver courses in order
to select a team for Banff would be as
meaningless as trying to determine
the ability of a golfer on a miniature
golf course.
I admit those who took part in the
Revelstoke trip had a better chance
to get on the Banff team simply because they had 10 days' practice on a
course comparable to the one at Banff.
This is the reason why the Revelstoke trip was organized in the first
plaice. However, not having gone to
Revelstoke did not exclude anybody
from the team, since past records were
also considered. If there is anybody
who would qualify for the team on
strength of his past record, and I do
not know him, he has nobody to blame
except himself. It is the responsibility
of the individual to express his wish
to be on the team and to give the
coach a chance to observe him.
It is difficult to organize practices ,n
any one of the local Vancouver mountains without having skiers who happen to ski on the other mountains feel
neglected. Again, the ichoice of the
majority will have to be followed if
we don't want to waste time in running from one place to another. I wish
to assure Mr. Crompton that everybody who has turned out for practices was, and is, being considered
for the team. I have declined to
name a final team, not only to select
for each race a most suited man, but
also to keep in training and give encouragement for improvement for as
many skiers as it is possible.
It is by practicing tgether rather than
by racing against each other that a team
will improve, because even the ability
to absorb racing experience presupposes a cetrain knowledge of racing
technique. The season is by no means
over and everybody lias a chance to
get on a team for the tournaments to
come.
There will be various races where
each skier can prove his worth
and I would like nothing better than
if somebody would tu)m up who
would be capable of beating the present team. However, I am convinced
that not only have we utilized the
time available to the best advantage
in preparing the team for the Banff
meet, but also that the selection was
fair and meets with the approval of
the majority of skiers on tho campus.
PETER VAJDA
Thursday, January 23, 1947.
Page 4
LAURIE DYER, Sports Editor.
Associate:   Chick Turner; Assistant: Hal Tennant.
Reporters This Issue; .Hal Murphy, Len Turner, Jim Sandison, Dave Barker,
Ron Freudiger,  Nev ompkins.
Seven Man Teams Featured
In Tisdal Cup Competition
Brockton Bowl will be the scene of a massive knock 'em
down and drag 'em away battle as six teams vie for the coveted
Tisdale silverware. Four games of 15 minutes apiece will be
played followed by a 20 minute final game.
This arrangement,  which has been*-^
found necessary by the  cancellation
of games over a period of weeks, is
the brain wave of the Vancouver
Rugby Union. Two campus teams
are odds on favorites to win the preliminary games and each will be trying to put the jinx on the other.
Feature of the games will be the
seven-man teams playing under international rules. The speed should be
terriffic and it is expected that the
players wil lbe slightly exhausted by
the end of the afternoon.
The Miller Cup winners, Varsity,
are expected by downtown scribes to
snatch the trophy, but campus moguls are predicting a surprise performance by the UBC aggregation. As both
teams  will  be  playing for  the  first
time   under   seven-man   rules,   it   is
very hard to predict results.
Another feature of the Union is the
dual referee system, which is to be
used exclusively on all rugby games
henceforth. This means the McKech-
nie Cup games will have two referees on deck.
This grand total of six games will
get under way at 1:45, when Oak Bay
High and King Ed ruggers kick off.
At 2:45 Meralomas and North Shore
All-Blacks will open up; at 3:05 UBC
will meet Rowing Club, and Varsity
will take on Ex-South Burnaby at
3:25. At 3:45 the winners of the first
tv/o tests will pair off and the final
game for the Tisdall Cup will get
under way at 4:10.
By HARRY CASTILLOU
When a Newfoundland, down from a ship in Alaska, and
an otter were crossed, the Chesapeake retriever was born. Or
so the story goes, according to Bill Egerton, dog trainer, who
gave the Fish and Game lads much more than they bargained
for, at a question and answer period, early this week, of UBC's
field and stream enthusiasts.
Beagles  and  their  brother hounds<$>	
were the only places where Bill slipped up, and he admitted frankly that
he had had little experience with this
offshoot of "man's best friend."
Explaining that a dog keeps him-,
self warm by shivering, he said that
he had never yet "come across a
pointer with rheumatism,"
The answer is they have such short
coats that they get rid of any water
in a big hurry.
ALL FOR SHOW
A confirmed field trial man, he has
no use for "show dogs", claiming
that the Irish setter, once a great field
strain, has had the hardiness bred
out of him by "bench show trainers."
"I remember one of the wildest
dogs I ever owned, who did nothing
but run amuck on Seymour mountain, received a bench ribbon as 'Best
Conditioned Dog In Show'," he said
disgustedly.
He explained that canine training
all stems from the word Ho, which
means stop.
This last is apparently brought about
by either a jerk on a cord, tied to the
dog's neck, or a process of piggyback
in the trainer's arms, back to the
spot of command.
A PAIR OF WAYS
Two methods outlined in stopping a
pointer who continually breaks shot,
or ranges too far from his master's
beck and call were outlined by Mr.
Egerton.
These 'consist in the use of either a
rope and spiked collar, or a number of
sacks tied on a canine neck to make
him slow his gait.
What really set the boys back on
their heels occurred when Bill—in
answer to a query as to his opinion
of English pointer inbreeding—proceeded to trace the history of America's first four pointer strains, offspring by offspring, naming each dog,
from Porter's original breed, to a present champion, Muscle Shoals Zip.
BASKETBALL'S BUDNICK - Joe
Budnick, above, will bring his Seattle
College basketball squad to the UBC
campus tomorrow night for a two-
game exhibition affair with the UBC
Thunderbirds. Joe's boys have followed the general trend of all college
hoop teams this year in increasing
their standard of play. The Chieftains are carded to begin hostilities at
8:15 both nights, following prelims
featuring UBC's own Chiefs, the number two casaba aggregation of the
Varsity campus.
Trotter Loves Casaba, Music
By Chick Turner
SCRIBE ENJOYS CONFAB WITH HARLEM
INTRAMURAL  BASKETBALL
WEEK OF JANUARY 27, 194/
Mon, Jan. 27—12:30 p.m.—Phi Kappa Pi vs. Zeta Psi.
7:00 p.m.—Forestry vs. Phi Delta Theta B
7:40 p.m.—Sigma Phi Delta vs, Phi Gamma Delta B
8:20 p.m.—Aggie vs. Tau Omega
9:00 p.m.—Law vs. Mu Phi.
Wed. Jan. 29—12:30 p.m.—Mad Hatters vs. Alpha Delta Phi
Thurs. Jan. 30-42:30 p.m.—Delta Upsilon vs. Pro Med
Intramural meeting Friday, January 24, in Hut G 3. Will all representatives be prepared to submit entries for swimming meet to be held on Saturday, February 1.
The Harlem Globe Trotters made
their annual pilgrimage through the
metropolis last week, and your reporter was lufeky enough to sit in
on one of their sessions of black
magic.
This scribe was covering the Chief-
Stacey contest at the Exhibition Gardens, and through a strange series of
coincidental circtumstances the game
had been billed as a prelim to the
Harlem -Hornet epic. As fate would
have it then, he witnessed the classic
lesson in basketball wizardry that the
dusky melonmen from Manhatten
handed the local professional hoop
entry.
THERE WAS A MAN
It was during the regular halftime
breather of the Senior A tilt that he
noticed a gentlemen lounging in the
make - shift ruch section that the
management had installed for the
occasion, a gent who had all the qualifications of a Globe Trotter,—tall, dark,
and amiable. Your reporter sauntered
over and the confab was on.
Tom Seely was a mite shy at first,
but when plyed continually with the
usual impertinent questions he revealed that it was his first year on
the team, that he hailed from Brooklyn, was CI1'-" tall (not a lanky gent
as casaba artists run), and that he
liked music.
Gradually, however, he warmed to
the various and varied queries posed
him, and the subject inevitably turned
to the Harlem Globe Trotters, Inc.
Seely, a likeable fellow with a broad
gleaming ivory smile, informed me
that in addition to th etwo sections
of the Trotters rambling about the
continent, there was an Intricate farm
system in the corporation.
FROM KANSAS CITY
The first "farm team" our friend
mentioned was the Kanas City All-
Stars piloted by the celebrated Jesse
Owens, the squad that displayed its
wares to Vancouver's fandom last
spring. A second outfit, also labelled
Kansas   City   is coached  by   "Piper"
Davis, a boy from Alabama, who plays
first base for the Birmingham Barons
of the Negro American League in the
off-season, And then there were the
Broadway Clowns under the supervision of "Runt" Pullup.
Meanwhile the Chiefs and the
Stacey's had sauntered onto the court
for the second half, and the conversation lagged while the pro watched
the amateurs,
"Hard brand of ball," said he.
"What do you think of it?" said
your reporter.
"Not quite so smooth,—I mean it
lacks the polish of the kids the same
age back home."
Your  reporter hastily  dropped the
subject.
HE LIKED BASIE
Somehow the conversation swung
drastically about, and before long the
little gathering that had sprung up
about the Trotter was enthusiastically
debating the merits of the "King of
the Jump", Count Basie. This scribe
put in his monthly plug about Dal
Richards, and a nearby 'cat raved
about Jimmy Rushing, but the Trotter
liked Jo Jones, volatile drummer in
Basio's outfit.—"My how that boy can
rattle those sticks!"
It was about time Mr. Seely should
have been donning his gear, and he
kindly offered to bring the reporter
down to meet his teammates. And so
seconds later, introductions were the
order of the minute, and with a deep
breath your scribe went the rounds.
There was Ail-American Bernie Price,
Reese "Goose" Tatum (what a mit
that boy has!), Teddy Strong, Ermar
SOCCER NOTICE
All UBC soccer players and those
interested in soccer are asked, to
meet at the Stadium at 12:30 Friday.
There is a game Saturday on the
Upper Field, at 2:15.
FENCING  DISPLAY
There will be a fencing exhibition
during intermissions of the basketball
game this Friday evening.
Robinson, Babe Pressley, who captains
the team, little Ducky Moore, and, of
course, Seely himself.
HONEST ABE HIMSELF
'Twas then that the diminutive
coach, Abe Saperstein himself, strode
in with Clem McDonald, the owner of
the Hornets, and the handshaking was
repeated.
Remembering one of the stock
questions of the trade, this Ubyssey
reporter asked the local hoop mogul
as he was quitting the dressing room:
"How do you think your boys will
do tonight," and a wink was directed
at Ducky Moore.
It proved to be an embarassing
question.
Aquamen Prep
At YMCA Tonight
Preparations for the UBC intramural swim meet will get under way
tonight at the YMCA pool when
coaches will be on hand to put the
campus aquamen through their paces.
The meet is slated for February 1,
when teams from all Varsity intramural groups willl compete in an
effort to invrease their point* totals
in the race for athletic supremacy on
the campus.
As well as practicing to night, the
swimmers have the privilege of prep-
ping in the Y pool at any other times
they wish.
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with their league-sweeping record,
got the nod from the know-alls before-
last weekend's exhibition matjeh, and
since the 'Birdmen won and are now
slated to enter the coming frays tomorrow and Saturday night as equally strong as before, there is considerable confusion in the ranks of the
armchair experts.
THE SANDMAN COMETH
Among the players visiting for the
exhibition game will be Bill "The
Sandman" Sands, flashy forward who
has planted himself on the top rung
of the Chieftains' score ladder.
Also numbered among the Bud-
nick starters are Earl Spangler, 6-foot
3% inch centreman who has previously toiled for the Washington All-Cross
state hoop quintet, and letterman
Howie Long, whose stature belies his
name; but Howie has a record in
guard position for being able to take
the bumps with the biggest of them.
UBC's Chiefs will be featured in
both prelims to the Seattle contests.
On Friday night the Chiefs will be
involved in a do-or-die struggle with
the Adanacs, Failing to win over the
Ads, the Chiefs will stand little
chance of reaching the semifinals of
the local hoop loop.
Laurie's Pie-Rates are carded to
provide the opposition in the Saturday night prelim event.
HOOP NOTICE
Members of the Soph rugby team
are asked to turn out for practice today at 3:30 in preparation for the first
of term's games Saturday.
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students. Twin beds, close
to UBC bus. ALma. 1209 R.
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