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 The Ubyssey
No. 43
V  '      '*r-
A Word to the Wise
• When John Haar picks up the reins of student government
in September he will have twelve months of problems, ulcers,
juggling, and compromises to contend with in the Brock HaU
center. ■!.-,.■ >.;!#-#§$
All students join in welcoming John Haar to his new position and hope that he meets with every success. Students witnessed the liveliest, and in many cases- tiie most confused cam-
paign, in many years.
The gigantic task of counting ballots was accomplished with
a flying squad of AMS officials who did the job in less than
three hours. Congratulations are due to them for their fine work.
The fire and spirit that was put into the campaign paid off
as a record number of students turned out to vote in the five
man presidential race. Students safeguarded the treasurer's
position by having a choice this year instead of electing their
money-man by acclamation.
Haar will not find his path an easy one, despite the fact
that $42,000 War Memorial Gym deficit is paid off. The president's troubles include the solving of a baleful of clubs and
other assorted organizations who wish him to be a special
minister for their cause. Doubtless he will burn the midnight
oil on many a problem that has confused and confounded presidents before him.
It is the duty of every student to stand behind Haar and
lend support lo his platform.
Student-veteran Haar, with his many years of administrative experience in the Legion behind him, is a wise student
choice to manage the $100,000 a year business with sincerity
and ability.
Campus Branch Of Legion
To Continue Operation
Campus legion branch for veterans will continue to operate
in its present capacity for at least a year at UBC.
-2r* ■•_■■'' '■■' — —9 in a heated noon hour general meet-
Haggert Loses On Final Count
After Leading From Begining
Fine Arts Series
Continues Today
Club will preseat Mr. M. Bakic in
Arts 100 at 12:30 p.m., Monday, February 6, Subject of the discussion will
be "What is happening behind the
Iron Curtain in Yugoslavia?"
Sf> Sf> Sf}
every Thursday noon in the Auditorium will resume its series today with
a lecture on Modern Architecture by
Professor Lassere, Head of the Architecture Department. The series is
sponsored by the LSE and the Fine
Atgs Committee. Admission is free.
Sf. Sf* 9ft
of this term will be shown tomorrow
in Physics 200 at 12:30 p.m. The titles
of the films are "Segmental Pulmonary Resection," and "Amputations for
Occlusive Arterial Disease."
sf. sf. sf.
held at 12:30 p.m. today in Arts 204.
9p ¥[S ¥p
known author and lecturer from
Australia, will speak on the topic
"Man's Plight and God's Plan." In
Applied Science 100 at 12:30 p.m. today.
if. if. if.
RAH RAII CLUB will meet at 12:30
p,m. today in the Board Room> in
Brock Hall. Thunral will be on hand.
•P if* if*
GENERAL MEETING of the Amateur Radio Club, Thursday, February
12:30.  Everybody  out.
ing, Legion members passed this motion and agreed that the present executive should approach the faculty
as to their desire to ultimately take
over the campus organization.
At the last general meeting a committee of nine was set up to investigate and report on the possibilities
of establishing a downtown branch,
probably with licensed premises.
Most apparent reason for the move
downtown seems to be that too many
of the graduating veterans do not affiliate themselves with any other
Legion group and it was hoped that
the pew location would encourage
them to continue their participation.
Appointed committee presented five
alternatives—1. close down branch at
the end of academic year 1949-50. 2.
carry on past that dale until no longer
feasible. 3. Amalgamate with another
branch such as No. 142, West Point
Grey, which has given us a standing
invitation in this regard. 4. Move
downtown. 5. continue to operate as
a branch for faculty, university dis-
trct  residents and alumni.
President John Haar appealed to
the meeting as a member, after the
relinquishing his chair to the vice-
president to decide the obvious question, ie. Whether or not to move, and
to stop beating about the bush.
After resuming his chair amid scattered applause, he received a motion
from Allen Johnson, Legion member,
that proposal four be accepted.
Grant Livingstone, former AMS
president, and present theology student strongly contested the motion on
the ground that a 'social' club downtown wiuld be limited to those who
were interested in the Legion only as
an entertainment facility and not as
a service organization in its present
MONTREAL —> (CUP) — At least one member of the
cast of McGill's play "Ten Little Indiana", is. relieved that
the show is over,
It seems that the actor was showing a toy pistol, one
of fhe props of the play, to an inquisitive girl. An observant
passer-by saw the pistol, which is an exact replica of pp. 38,
and immediately summoned a policeman.
The thespian was brought to the 4th Police Precinct
despite protests that he was innocent of any wrong-doing.
It was only after he recited lines of the play that.the officer-
in-charge beUeved his story and let him free.
'World Trend To
Eight Vie For Council.
Seats In Second Roun#
A? president and treasurer candidates bowed out yesterday,
four more AMS positions were brought into election headlines
with Ivan Reld Feltham copping the' seat of Jr. Member bV
acclamation. Still showing a competitive spirit, though, are
those running for Secretary, Sophomore Member, and Co-ordinator of Activities. •
  9   Battle for latter mentioned position
will get under way with Bob Annable
Tim Hollick-Kenyon, and Jim Midwinter in the race.
Ted Lee and Charlie Fladers will
divide election votes fer the standing
of Sophomore Members.
Completing the cycle are Jo-ann
Strutt and Felicity Pope who will compete for the position of secretary.
As is in line with the AMS constitution, election standards will be
set by a preferencial vote. Students
will be asked to state their choices
numerically, so that last choices may
be eliminated first and an actual overall picture of the student mind achieved.
As was demonstrated in election
polls yesterday, no student will be
allowed to vote without first showing
their AMS cards.
Legal campaigning began at 8:30
a.m. today, and will end at 5 p.m.
Tuesday. Elections will be held from
10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday, February 8.
Special Scholarship
Presented by Greeks
A thousand dollar cheque from
IFC and Pan-Hellenic Society was
presented to Dean W. Gage to establish a bursary fund.
iDave Hines, president of IFC and
Beth McEacheran, president of Pan-
Hellenic Society, made the presentation at the Mardi-Gras Pep Meet on
Tuesday, Januard 17.
Money for the cheque was raised
by pep shows, song fests and other
Civils Nominate
Queen Candidate
Joan Vickers, first year Arts student
has been nominated by the Civil
Engineering Club as their candidate
for the coming annual Science Ball.
She will contest for the honor of
Red Queen, as "Miss Flexural Stress
Dying Off, Weaver
A condition of world-wide fascism
prevails, according to George Weaver,
CCF lecturer,
Speaking to the CCF club Wednesday, Weaver said that "fascism is
capitalism in retreat" and is an inevitable occurence after a capitalist
economy has reached maturity and
can expand no further. "If motion is
not forward, then it must be backward," he said. "That is wliy the
German economy trrned to fascism.
After credit and colonies were gone, it
had to keep in motion, and the only
conceivable motion was backward."
"There will come a day when the
American economy can no longer expand even internally. It will have
to take a form of fascism," he said.
The "welfare state" is no solution
for the decline of capitalism, because
it is faced by the dilemma of appeasing the masses by attempting to provide their wants and at the same
lime appeasing the owners of production by allowing them to make
a sufficient profit to keep factories
producing. If taxation is too heavy,
the welfare stpte will lose the support
of the capitalists, if social services
are too few, it will lose support of
the masses.
"In necessity of appeasing the masses and the industrialists, more and
more control has to be excercisad,"
he said. Rigid control leads either
to the fascist state or revolution."
The welfare state, according to
Weaver, can turn towards socialism
or fascism, depending on who controls the country.
"It can lead to a fascist state if controlled by capitalists."
MacKinnon Elected Treasurer
With 500 Votes Over Currie
In the closest election race in the history of the Alma
Mater Society, John Haar, president of the UBC Branch of the
Canadian Legion, won the election race for AMS president.
Haar won by a 66-vote majority on the fourth ballot.
In a two-way fight for treasurer of the AMS, John MacKinnon, treasurer of the Commerce Undergraduate Society, piled
up a 502-vote majority to defeat Bob Currie, public relations'
officer for the AMS.
In the presidential election fight Undergraduate Societies
Committee Chairman, Bill Haggert, led Haar until the fourth
ballot was counted.
On the second count Haggert
led both Peter de Vooght
Junior member, and Haar, who
was running third at this point.
On the third count, de Vooght
was eliminated, but Haggert
still led Haar by a 102 vote
Charlie Walker, third year
engineering student, was eliminated on the first ballot.
Totals on the third ballot
were as follows:
de Vooght — 1094
Haggert — 1237
Haar — 1135
Dirty Eleven Lives Up to Nome
Arts Bldg    91
Bus  Stop       68
Engineering     49
Physics     96
\udit.   329
Brock   202
Hospital        2
Total  ,  837
2nd Count  902
3rd Count  1094
4th Count 	
On the fourth ballot totals were:
Haar — 1745; Haggert — 1679.
Only six spoiled ballots appeared on the first count but
many more appeared as candidates were eliminated,,
Voting for AMS treasurer was never in doubt with MacKinnon leading Currie in every poll except the General Hospital
where Currie polled ten votes to MacKinnon's seven
On winning the election
Haar said, "First of all I would
like to thank my campaign
manager, Al Westcott, and all
the students who supported
me, and I sincerely hope I shall
be able to carry out the program I outlined."
Said Bill Haggert, "I am very
pleased with the results. I am
in favour of the preferential
voting system."
"I am very happy to see John
in," said AMS president- Jim
Sutherland, when the election
declared closed by chiei
Pub Blanks Council In Annual Brawl
"We're tired." j
With   thwe .words   UBC's   Student
Council  dragged  themselves  off  the
floor of the gymnasium Tuesday after j
taking a .*>lid  16-0 drubbing at the
hands of the Publications Board.
The   councillors   refused   to   finish
the game so bwdly were they morally ;
The game began with a fast-moving
Pub team walking circles around
Student Council. wh<i stood open-
mouthed as Ray "Speed" Frost drop-
pad the ball through the hoop for the
fii'st basket,
Council began their underhanded i
tactics a few minutes later when giant;
(6'2") Hillary Wotherspaon tripped Iris:
Sanderson, one of the standout stars j
of the Pub team, whose unerring eye
resulted in many a baskfitfor Pub-1
sters. j
Council members wore football uniforms complete with pads so highlf
did they fear the wrath of the Pub.
George "Creepy" Cumming, famous,
for hisr double crossing tactics as
booker for AMS function, displayed
the same foul ways on the basketball
flow. '
AMS president Jim Sutherland was
not present st the game and it ia to
be supposed that he was in some low
beer dive downtown in his usual con-;
Students could easily see the wads
of embezzled AMS funds that were
stuffed into the pants of Walter "Fat"
Swing, as he vainly tried to stop
pubsters by tripping, holding and other
illegal methods.
Spectators  witnessed   internal  strife
in  the council  team  as  Haggert  and
de Vooght surrepticiously endeavoured !
to cripple one another. t
Four, you should pardon the expression, girls, who are members of
council, made a degrading display of
themselves by doing a low comedy
dance in the middle of the floor but
were soon cowed by students who
hooted them off the floor.
Uncle Vie  Hay, coach  of the Pub
He's one of the
returning officer Hugh Cameron at 6:45 p.m..
best," he added.
In congratulating MacKinnon, Currie said, "I want to wish
John MacKinnon all the luck in his financial affairs, and I
know he will do a good job." He also congratulated Haar on
his victory.
team termed the win "a great victory   rj       Ston
for   the   Pub.   We   have   proven   that
any Physics
'Brock  Hall
Arts   129
Auditorium     455
Engineering  245
 '  115
Currie      McKinnon        Spoiled
clean   living  can  defeat   evil   at
The game was refereed by "Honest" Hospital
Dick Penn, who knows which paper TOTAL
publishes   his   intra-mural   schedules.'...
19 Page'2
Thursday,   February  2,   1950
The Ubyssey
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GENERAL STAFF! CUP Editor, Jerry Mcdonald; News Editor, Art Welsh; Features Editor,
Vie Hay; Sports Editor, Ray Frost; Women's Editor, Shirley Finch; Editorial Asst. Let Armour
Editor This Issue - DO UG MURRAY - ALLAN
How To Stifle Creativeness
The efforts of one man on the campus
to make the AMS budget a paragon of perfection have defeated the hopes of thousands
of creative students who eagerly looked forward to another issue of The Thunderbird,
campus literary magazine.
..'."..'., .Student Council, at the request of Walter
EWing, has outlawed further issues of the
magazine because the fall issue lost less than
■> Perhaps Mr. Ewing has good grounds for
squelching further issues of the magazine
but is it not worth something to the university to foster the work of creative writers on
the campus. A university without a literary
magazine is scarcely worthy of the name
1 The Thunderbird has always been rated
high among university literary magazines. It
has been taken as a token of the creative work
beinfi done at UBC. Its absence will probably
be interpreted in some quarters as implying
that such work is no longer being carried on.
The Publications Board believes thfet it
is not a necessity for magazines such as The
Thunderbird, which are devoted primarily to
creative activity, to show a profit. Few literary magazines in publishing history have
ever made money. Some source has usually
aided them in the form of subsidies.
In the past, it is true, The Thunderbird,
with the accumulation of years, has lost a
substantial amount of money. In the past
two years, years in which austerity reached
a peak, these losses were pared to virtually
nothing — certainly nothing in comparison
to other years. The result of these efforts has
been the disappearance of the journal.
While the Publications Board has made
every attempt to meet the exingencies of
austerity* it does not see any reason why
creativeness should be stifled. Just such a
process has taken place with the discontinuance of The Thunderbird.
What's Going On   by bob tussel
Ask anyone who attended Tyee school
wliat he thinks of the current elections jmd
he will laugh in your face.
•Things were a little different at old Tyee.
None of your milk-and-Water campaigning
there; the presidential candidates were in to
win, and asked and gave no quarter. Interfaculty rivalry? I'll say there was! And it
w&H't conducted behind prattling insinuations, either. It was good, healthy, gang-
As an Artsman, I always travelled with
a heavily-armed clique when I entered Engineer territory. Anything less would have been
regarded as a sign of weakness, and I would
have met short shift a*t the hands of this
blood-hungry mob. Similarly, Engineers
travelled in groups of ten or more when they
entered our area, and all of them clutched
spike-encrusted clubs, rubber truncheons,,
brass knuckles, and even acid-bottles. This
was standard procedure.
What made things really interesting was
the contesting factions that existed within
both camps. English majors abhorred Latin
': iriajors who despised History majors who
loathed Geography majors and so on, yet
; all would band together, if they felt the
*•■ threat was immediate or dangerous enough,
to do battle with the Engineers,' provided
the latter could stop the war in rtheir own
u ranks long enough to achieve any sort of a
unified effort.
In this stimulating atriiosphere student
politics flourished and campaigns for council
positions were never lacking in color, excitement, free beer and mayhem.
It was difficult to find a suitable person
for the office of AMS president. If you nominated a friend, it was possible, even probable,
that he would be injured. If you nominated
an enemy, there was always the chance that
he would be elected. Someone nominated me
for the position, but I didn't weigh the required 220 pounds, I couldn't fell a horse
with one blow of my fist, nor could I operate
a roulette wheel, so I couldn't run. Besides
when I heard that I had been nominated, I
played hookey for a week.
The choice finally fell upon three Arts-
men and two Engineers. This number was
reduced by one an hour after campaigning
commenced, when "Honest John" Mackay
told his supporters that it was his intention
to stop all drinking in the classrooms. Incensed by Mackay's perfidy, his henchmen
injured him quite badly, and he subsequently
mes   by vie hay
announced from a hospital cot that lie was
withdrawing from the election.
The same day saw another Artsman depart unexpectedly from the presidential race.
Rinaldi was his name- and a nice chap he
was, too. Rinaldi had planned to open his
campaign at noon by firing an old cannon
which stood on the campus. Accordingly, he
placed a charge of black powder in it the
night before his scheduled publicity stunt.
It may be that his action was witnessed by an
Engineer, but nothing was ever proven. Anyway, I think the coroner's jury called it an
"unfortunate mishap."
When the smoke cleared, it was apparent
that only one Artsman and two Engineers
were left to contest the field. This situation
actually, was quite favorable for the Artsman,
as it meant that he had the full support of
his fellows, whereas the Engineers were split
into warring factions over their candidates,
one of whom read poetry.
The electoral campaigns last four days,
and, by today's standards, were quite exciting. Loudspeakers blared the vilest slander
. over the campus, but could rarely be heard
above the din of ambulance and paddy-wagon
sirens, as those vehicles arrived and departed
almost hourly.
"Hardrock" Solloway, Engineer candidate, brought four kegs of beer into his
campaign, which were promptly hi-jacked by
Artsman "Eager" Evans and his cohorts,
who, snug behind barbed wire, caroused all
that night and far into the next day. They
were finally routed by clpuds of tear-gas,
concocted by cunning chemists, and one keg
of beer, plus a case and a half of Evans' rye,
were recovered by truncheon-swinging Engineers.
It was a great disappointment to the
Artsmen when the anticipated warfare between the two Engineer candidates never
materialized. The day before the campaigns
closed, it was announced by The Department
of Education that Tyee School no longer existed. The professors, fearful of their lives,
had long since fled the scene, and ihe Department felt that any institution "lacking the
instruments whose purpose it is to give intellectual and moral instruction to students,
cannot, within the meaning of the School Act
(Sec, 4, Sub-Sec. B, para. 7) be termed a
school, college, or university."
And that night, crying into each other's
beer, Engineers and Artsmen did promise to
henceforth love, honor, and respect each
other, almost.
In several of my columns, before
and since the production of "Masses
and Man," I have discussed the
ideas in the play and the express-
lonistic movement both In general
and as it is manifested in this play,
it not adequately at least voluminously. Before closing the highly
significant chapter headed "Masses and Man,'* I would like to deal
with the details of production,
keeping in mind that this was a.
'Workshop' performance, and that
great obstacles had to be overcome
merely to get; this play on the
I find two major faults with this
production. The dream sequences
seemed to me to be inadequately
differentiated from the scenes of
reality, end I disagree with the
interpretation of the role of the
woman leader.
It would be unreasonable to demand professionally trained interpretive dancers to have played the
bankers in the first dream scene,
the soldiers and the harlots ln the
second, and the shadows and the
prisoners in the third, but I felt
that the uneasiness, tending toward
sloppiness of these groups took
the mechanical, dream-like edge
from these scenes, and In one or
two case3, caused so much interest
in themselves because of their
careless irregularity that ous attention was distracted from the
woman, whose reaction to these
groups was of utmost importance.
Had even more imaginatios and
stylization gone into these dream
scenes, we would never have been
faced with the dilemra presented
at the closing of the second dream
sequence, when the woman renounces the party, and is about to be
shot alongside her husband. This
has done so much in the manner of
the scenes of reality that we. didn't
know whether she was actually exiled or merely spiritually severed
from the party, until we saw her
still with the group at the opening
of the following scene.
The other major point on which
I disagree with the production was
the interpretation of the role of
the woman. It seemed to me that
she had not grasped the essence
of her character, but was presenting us with the superficial details
of naturalism. In presenting her
part as she did, the actress made
the husband appear un-naturalistic
to a fault, while he was actually
playing his part in the manner of
The woman leader is, in my
opinion, a much greater woman
than she appeared to me the three
nights I saw the production. The
actress playing this role, while
understanding the ideas she had to
speak, had apparently confused
nervous tension with dramatic intensity, with the result that her
voice became strident and unable
to express the wide vocal range
.that would have enhanced the
poetry of her lines, and her gestures lost force and meaning in a
barrage of silly uncommunlcating
half-motions of her hands and
body, used to emphasize the rhythm
of her speeches rather than  the
meaning of lien thoulrttoi
Turning from brickbats to bouquets, a special mention is to be
given to the actor playing The
Nameless One. He grasped the
stylization and the Itark simplicity
reqiAred for expresslonistic acting, and in a voice and gesture gave
a powerful and interesting performance. Although weak in the
last scene, his earlier scenes show
him as an actor capable of giving
distinguished performance in solo
moments, and a fine sense of cooperation when others have the
The whole group is to be con- e
gratulated on their sincerity; so
rare and so pretty were the false
notes in the acting that they
merely heightened the sincerity and
Miss Somerset, who directed this
play for the English Department,
was the real star of the production.
Miss Somerset chose an exceptionally difficult play, one that
would otherwise remain on the
dusty shelf marked 'classics,' and
in the face of severe limitations,
brought it to life on the stage.
She showed herself a master in
the technical elemnts of production: lighting, costume, montage.
Most important, she underttood
the dramatic and philosophic aspects of the play, and presented
them clearly and significantly. The
avid discussions that are still going
on about this remarkable production more eloquently reward her
for her labors than enthusiastic
eulogies or bouquets.
- - - Ubyssey Classified- - -
cano" is holding its annual "Fiesta"
in the Brock Hall tonight at 8:30. All
interested students welcome. Tickets
on sale at the door.
Vancouver   Skating   Club's   Annual
Ice Carnival at the Forum, Wednesday, ]
February p2, and Thursday, February !
23. See F. Bamber, Hut 6, Room 19, \
Fort Camp: i
found in Ap Sc Bldg. See janitor in
Ap Sc bldg.
AL. 1131 or call in at Office Canadian
Legion Hut M 12
Slavonic Circle—usual time—place and
languages. Essays, theses, card work
letters of application. Campus rates,
AL. 0655R.
For Sale
and serge, both in good condition. Fit
man adout 6 feet tall. Phone AL. 3290L.
double breasted dark blue suit (suitable fox; evening wear). Sizes 38*39.
Phone CE. 8704. iliursday,   February  2,   1950
F*g* &
Fraternity Volunteers
Aid In Boys Club Work
During the last year the Inter-fraternity Council at UBC
has undertaken a most important project. A scheme has been
organized for providing the Vancouver Boys Club Association
with volunteer leaders for boys' club activities.
Tht Vancouver Boys Club Amo-$	
elation  it  the administrating body
Letters To The Editor
Whose function ia to look after the
affairs of four boys' clubs in Vancouver. These clubs, known as Klview,
Kivan, Klmount and the Gibbs Unit
are located in the so-called lower
class areas in the city and have a
total membership exceeding 1500 boys
ranging between the ages of eight and
eighteen yean.
The object of the Vancouver Boys
Club Association are as follows
(quoted directly. from the Association folder): \
1. To institute and operate throughout the City of Vancouver boys' '
clubs for the specific purpose of
providing educational and recreational facilities lor boys.
2. To interest the youth of Vancouver generally in the building of better bodies and characters.
3. To interest the citizens of .Vancouver ln the training of youth
toward better citizenship.
4. To raise monies for tho purposes
. The clubs operate weekdays from
% to 10 p.m. and are each under the
direct supervision of a full time paid
superintendent. The clubs provide
for all kinds of educational, recreational and social activities supplying
facilities for physical training and
athletics, vocational training, music
and dramatic activities, hobbies, Instruction in arts and crafts, etc. The
Whole programme of activities is so
designed as to make for a situation
tending to produce good Canadian
cltiiens particularly of those who
Would not ordinarily have the opportunity to develop along this line.
The lnter-fraternity Council has become interested in (his work because
of the circumstances under which
the bojfc' clubs operate. All the activities taking place in the four boys
clubs are under the direct and immediate supervision of volunteer
leaders. This situation creates a difficult problem for the Vancouver
Boys Club Association — that of obtaining an adequate number of intelligent interested, and willing volunteers to take charge of and supervise the various activity groups
(sports, hobbies, etc.) in the four
clubs. Unless such leaders are available the whole VBCA programme
necessarily fails. The Inter-fraternity
Council in the past year has endeavoured to help the Association
overcome this difficulty.
In the fall of last year the seventeen fraternities on the UBC campus
were approached by the Inter-fraternity Council through their Council
representatives. The fraternities wer?
made aware of the need for volunteer
leaders by the Vancouver Boys Club
Association. As a result some ISO
fraternity men volunteered their services. All of these men were contacted
by letter by the Secretary Manager
of the VBCA, Mr. Leo Maki. A
meeting was called for all those who
had volunteered and then the president of the VBCA, Mr. H. McMillan
and Mr. P. Hentig, the vine-president
(now president), personally explained
to the meeting the problem facing the
boys' clubs.
The following are a few of the
educational and hobby activities for
which volunteer leaders are invariably
needed: ,   it ,
Here are some statistics:
A total of 181 Fraternity men volunteered to instruct in our Boys' Clubs.
A great many of these men, however
volunteered for such an activity that.
we had no facilities for (golf, skiing,
etc.).   Very   many   volunteered   also
for sports such as gymnastics, soccer,
basketball,   etc.,   and   could   not   he
used as those jobs were filled,   Jt's
much easier for lis to obtain a basketball coach  than a woodworking instructor). Therefore, a total of 45 men
from   10   Fraternities   were   put   to
actual  use,  spending  a   total  of  43;.
working   hours   at   the   four   Clubs.
The  outstanding  Fraternity  was  the
Psi   Upsilon,   and   9   men   from   that
Fraternity contributed a total of 112
hours.    Alpha   Tau   Omega    was    a
close second, contributing a total of
102 hours,  with  6 men  on the job.
Here  is  thc  complete  list:
Alpha Tau Omega, 6 men, 102 hours
Beta Chi, 3 ben, 52 hours
Phi Kappa Sigma, 4 men. 12 hours
Chi  Sigma Chi,  1 man, 8 hours
Psi Upsilon. 9 men, 118 hours
Psi Delta  Theta,  4 men,  28  hours
Delta Upsilon, 4 mon, 50 hours
Phi   Gamma   Delta,  4  men,  26  hours
Zeta Psi, 9 men, 57 hours
Beta Theta Pi, 1 man, 6 hours
Total—45   n.en—459  hours.
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small red Waterman pen between Arts
and E'rock. Please return to Lost and
say in blue folder. Urgently needed.
Finder please phone FR. 5475.
the man's navy raincoat from the
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please contact Norm, AL. 2041M.
pens (one ink, the other a ball-point)
which were left in Gym day locker
Saturday afternoon please phone AL.
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if Lest and Found.
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Dear Sir:
I feel that a letter in the last issue
of your paper (Friday) should no(
be allowed to go without some comment being made. Over the signature,
"A Voting Student," the writer undertook to commend Mr. Ian Mackenzie
for advocating and actively instigating
a Holy War or more bluntly, interfaculty warfare.
Mr. Mackenzie and the candidate
he is managing (Mr. de Vooght) came
out bluntly in favor of such a campaign but due to a denial by the
Arts Undergraduate Society President
of support for such a cause and a
general lack of student support, they
have undertaken to pass off the responsibility for such an immature
statement as being provoked by an
Engineering candidate In the election.
Mr. Mackenzie is either very ill-
informed of the true situation, or is
deliberately distorting the true facts
in favor of his own nominee, as the
CUS is not officially supporting anyone in the current election for which
fact they are to be commended.
This sort of campaigning is not in
keeping with the level of Intelligence
a student should possess for the AMS
Presidency. *
Yours truly,
we leave our distinguished columnist confident that his loyal readers,
perhaps including conscious-stricken
engineers, will go to the polls eager
to follow his safe advice on keeping
the university free of interfactulty
Yours truly,
John Beddome,
2nd Ap. Sc.
'Nsoth the 'Glnko'
McGill... A Colotful
Canadian Umveisity
(This is the first of a special series sponsored by the Canadian University
Press and distributed by the Queens Journal),
Dear Sir:
,Re MacKenzie's blast at Engineers. I McGill   lies pea<
Little   known   fact-that   MacKenzie jt0 re,urn from his "blissful" state for
last year at this time licking boots (t'he purpose of visiting Montreal he
of engineers when he (ugh) ran for mi«ht  not  recognize  Montreal as  It
"James McGill, James McGill,
Peacefully he slumbers there,
Blissful though we're on the tear . . ."
Beneath   the   rare   "Ginko"   tree|> —	
jus; outside the Arts Building, James j ate con,ro1 most °f the serious Work
Room ond Board
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or female student until end of spring
crm. $40 per month. 4000 West 10th.
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female students. With breakfast. Corner 4th and Sysamnt. AL. 1407L.
ing large, bright housekeeping roon
with    private   cr.tr.nco,    throe   short
Dear Sir:
May I attempt to recreate a few
moments in the life of an eminen
sociological and psychological writer,
one  of  the  Ubyssey's  distinguished
' One day last week as our columnist
sat within the throne room of the
Pub wistfully contemplating the sad
state of his fellow men, his sensitive
watchdog nose defected ('distinctly",
he wrote,), the ''smell of.a plea for
privilege for a minority group." He'
sniffed again "The engineers!" he
cried, "One of them is candidate for
AMS Presidency."
Later in the day, his outraged, non-
AMS presidency. Further little known
fact—MacKenzie's candidate law student—not Artsman.
Re faculty sponsorship. Little known
fact that Walker was persuaded to run
by prominent non-engineers. Further little known fact—he is not a
faculty candidate. His many supporters are active in all campus affairs.
Another little known fact—the EUS
recommended the dismissal of editorial
assistant Les Armour. Personal satisfaction or AMS interests in your
remarks Mr. Armour?'
lie electioneering "offences". Little
known fact—Walker began his campaign on the date set by the elections
committee. Further little known fact
—all his campaign devices have been
passed by the committee.
Yours for  bigger and  better
D. J. Urquhart,
Campaign manager, C. S.
Oof I President
cefully. Were James j ings of the university. But foi college
life, the students depend on their
Students' Society, the governing body
of which is the Students' Executive
Council. The president and ihe secretary-treasurer of the society, the presidents of the Men's and Woman's Unions, and the Editor-in-chief of the
McGill Daily sit in on this council,
which is assisted in solving its knotty
problems by representatives'"of ihe
various faculties. Out of their late-
at-night sessions come such decisions
as grants to many of the campya olu£i,
approval of the constitutions of new
clubs, and other weighty matters.   ,
Clubs, societies and the l(fce ruh
the gamut from the McGill's Student
Veteran Society, where the ex-servicemen can air their views,, to the
barn-dancing section of the MCGlll
Outing Club, where city types can
air their heels. There an) literary
clubs and language clubs, and sports
clubs ad infinitum, till the harassed
freshie wonders why he bothered to
register in the ordinary courses, Canada's four main political partits come
together periodically in a Mock Parliament and direct the usual hot remarks
at one another.
The university has orgarilzed its
sports  activities  under  the  newly -
Student Suggestion
TORONTO - (CUP) - Beer will
never solve the problem of crowded
conditions ln Hart House, according
partisan blood pounding angrily in his  t0   president  Sidney   Smith   of  the
brain, he sat down to his typewriter,
"Moth-eaten—(now, a long word)—
Tutankhamen—(that's it!)—moth-eaten
fireballs—slogans — dating back to
Tutankhamen—this will stagger the
redshirtS|-pack the students council—
interfaculty warfare—time the engineers learned—best advantage of all
students—(That's good! I'll get one
of the editor's cigarette butts for
this)—safety of democracy—engineers
too childish—(Perhaps cigar butt!) —
fight the redshirt manoeuvre.
"Finished!   Don't   drop   the   V   in
redshirt today, fellows, we'll save ti-.at
University of Toronto.
Bob Dnelper, sports writer for The
Varsity, defended his proposal on the
grounds that the athletic association
would be unable to raise the two
million dollars necessary to build an
adequate athletic building unless such
a scheme was adopted. >
Of the 9,000 male students visiting
Hart House each day, Dneiper estimated that "90 per cent admit they
drink, nine per cent lie about it and
the rest have stomach ulcers." On the
basis of this, he predicted a potential
profit of $150,000 a year through the
stands today. The embryonic beginnings of a university, placed on the
gentley, southern slope of Mount
Royal—that was McGill In its genesis
some 125 years ago.
Now, approximately 8,000 students
throng McGill's campus with its wide
lawns, presently burled under winter's whiteness, its graceful trees, its
grey stone buildings and historic
Roddick Gates. The university is financed privately and many of its
buildings are named after famous
men who have donated money or
services to the institution.
Among these are the Redpath Library, the Redpath Museum, Moyse
Hall, Duggan House, Molson Stadium,
the Donner Building, Morris Hall,
Purvis Hall, and the Roddick (erotic")
Gates. Since the war, and because
largely of her swelled attendance,
McGill has undertaken an extensive
program of expansion, much of which
is now completed. Most publicized
of the additions has been the Radiation Laboratory and Cyclotron, an
ultra-modern establishmt nr staffed by
studcttts who are workhg towards
their Doctorates of Philosophy,
Another of the post-war projects Is
Dawson College, McGill's annex, 30
miles from the mother campus. Dawson has its own lectures and entertainment, Students' Council, and perhaps because it is on the site of a
former RCAF camp—its own gripes
and grumbles.
McGill's Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, Board of Governors and Sen-
formed Department of Athletics.
Physical Education and ItierestioM.
Completion of a drive, organized by
the McGill Graduates' Society for
funds to build a war memorial in the
form of a swimming pool and rink
auditorium will enable madprgradi
to take an even more actlvefipart ih
sports. ''-i yj
With all this, and perhaps graduation too, students at McGill generally
seem to find life an interesting and
happy occupation.
blocks from  the university  bus. 4602   for a day whcn theie's n" important   sale of beer. In five years, the uni-
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news. What? Two engineers are candidates? We'll wrap them next week
for trying to elect two presidents simultaneously."
"Where's that editor?"
His remarkable nose calmed by tae
pleasant    opiate    of   self-satii-faciion.
' With the co-operation of and in conjunction with
Mr. John McLean, UBC Personnel Director
The Executive and Professional Division of the
announce that effective immediately
Mr. Leonard Willoughby
will be available for interview
at the campus
This irrangement will make it possible for male and
female students seeking permanent positions following
graduation, or summer employment, to take advantage
of the opportunities offered by the National Employment Service.
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Thursday,   ^etyu^^j^, 1950
St. Martin's, Puget Sound Up
For Weekend Tilts With 'Bird
Art Phillips fo Hold Down Centre
If Bell, Forsyth Still Injured
"Home Sweet Home" is the theme of the UBC's Thunder
bird basketball team this weekend as they continue the Ever
green loop with two games at UBC.
Because of some nervous or pay-*
etiological factor the 'Birds have not
fcten doing too well on the road so far
tills season. Last weekend, however.
wlttn the Birds took over the title of
unofficial Vancouver champion with
t*o Victories over the Clover Leafs,
tilt 'Birds picked up a lot of eonfi-
As a result, the ^Blrds are expected
\6 go after victory against St. Mar-
tih'S this Friday night with a ven-
^Wice. So far this season, the St.
Sttrtln's crew have only defeated one
t«j|jjn in conference play. That team
«yrVBC. lite game was played at St.
•;fn» W. Martin's mentor, coach "X"
jfady, Will bring a twelve man squad
to Vancouver for the UBC game.
Lilt year's conference scoring cham-
pion. Stan Dion, six foot five centre
with the Rangers, is expected to carry
it Jot of the load for the visitors as
tltey still a second win of the season.
||t "the moment it ls doubtful
ijfaltysr UBC's two tall men, Forsyth
afid BeU, will be on the starting
atyinf because of Injuries. Whether the
Ǥ*tttUte centre PhilUps will have the
titHht necessary to stop Dion is a
night,   promptly   at
8 p.m., the 'Birds will take the floor
against the Loggers from CPS. Previously this season the 'Birds have
met defeat at the hands of the
Loggers by a 65-41 score.
Saturday night after the College of Puget Souhd«UBC
Thunderbird tilt, a free basketball dance will he held in
the Brock Hall.
The Arts Undergraduate Society has managed to make
arrangements for this occasion. >' /*'
With the return of Evergreen Conference game at UBC
this term, this dance brings UBC students the first free
dance of ths year.
Editor This Issue-HAROLD BERSON
,|te  Saturday
. . . may replace Forsyth
Good reason for the 'Bird defeat
was the fact that the Loggers have
almost the same team as they had
last year. Lanky Rod Gibbs, tower-
tag over the flock at six foot seven,
is going to be a thorn in the side of
the 'Birds.
If the 'Birds play the type of ball
that they have illustrated at home
for the last few games on the UBC
maple courts, the games this weekend
will be just as thrilled packed as the
Clover Leaf series last weekend.
UBC Swimmers Meet
Vikings Tomorrow
Hosts Expected to Give 'Bird
Swimmers Tough Com petition
By-passing Gray Harbour College swimmers last weekend,
because of the poor weather and road conditions between Vancouver and Aberdeen Washington, UBC men's swimming team
will continue their heavy schedule of meets tomorrow when
they travel to Bellingham to play off with Western Washington.
UBC will have a little tougher flght ^ ^ flg ^ new tefim members.
in the Vikings' pool tomorrow than Friday's meet will prep the'Birdmen
they did last year. for their meet the following weekend
Coach Ray Hyatt of the hosting against University of Washington frosh
team has asqulred four starry fresh- down at Seattle.
Large Turnout Assures
Jelly Of Baseball Team
UBC's chances in conference baseball this year ought to be
great. Seventy-three prospective players turned out to Jelly
Anderson's meeting at noon yesterday.
Of these 73 players, 25 will be chosent) ■ ■
to represent 1950 Thunderbird base>
lonarchs In Wide-open
Win Over 'Bird Icemen
1; UBC's hustling Thunderbird pucksters came out on the
ghort end of a wide open game at Kerrisdale on Monday night
Itktifttfc hosting Monarchs managed an 11-7 victory.
4-, . ,,v^„ <
The locals played without mainstays Don Adams and Terry Nelford
fill the resulting weak defense gave
ths> Suburbanites several easy goals.
tilt local offence was on but their
7 goal effort was not good enough.
In the first 4 minutes of the opening
canto the Monarchs jumped into a
4 goal lead and were never headed.
The 'Birds made a strong comeback
in the second period to outscore the
lUnrlsdale crew 4 goals to 2 and
antared the final period trailing only
7>i. From there the locals ran out
Cagey Bob  Koch  again  led  local
as he tallied his second hat
of  the   season.   Wag   Wagner
a pair of goals and Hugh Berry
contributed one goal and two assists.
Smooth skating Stu Bailey caught
the other local marker on a pass
from Clare Drake.
Bruce Barnes showed considerable
Improvement and on this showing
should add much strength to the attack during the forthcoming playdowns. He had several sterling chances
arid is certain to click in the near
The locals return to action next
Monday with the Monarchs again
providing the opposition. This will be
thO last meeting of the two teams
before the sectional playdowns begin.
Th0 'Birds are intent on taking the
next   game   as   they   are   currently j ^expected win, Majorettes and Thun-
wlnless  in  three  starts   against   the
Crucial Gome
Thunderettes on
Top After Win
Over Majorettes
•UBC's Thunderettes emerged
as undisputed leaders of the
City Inter-A girls basketball
league Monday, when they defeated Majorettes 33-26 in a
fast-moving game in King Ed
Varsity made a slow start, ending
the first quarter ia a four all tie. By
half time, however, they had pushed
ahead to an 18-8 lead. Fast-fighting
Majorettes pulled up their sox, and
outscored the gold and blue in the
third quarter of the game, but by the
final bell Thunderettes had pulled to
a 33-26 win.
Top hoop-hitters Ely Nyholm racked
up 10 points, while Cave scored a
high 7 for competing Majorettes. Runner up for the UBC team was Mimi
Wright, who displayed her usual
quick-moving style as guard.
Next Thunderette exhibit will be
a game with Fraser Cafe, which will
decide the league victor. So far, the
New Westminster girls have not come
even close to beating thc highly classed Varsity team, but  in case of an
"fhe squad will be at full strength
for the forthcoming encounter and if
they continue their present stride
they should stand a good chance to
turn the trick.
derettes will be tied for league triumphs.
The university girl hoopsters will
leave Saturday morning for Courtenay, where they will split their
team for a two-game display on Saturday night.
Entries for the coming intramural badminton tournament are coming in steadily to the office of 'mural boss
Dick Penn to get in before the February 3 deadline.
Teams must be composed of four men to play two
single sets and one doubles set.
Tournament will get under way on Monday, February
6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Field House, while later on in the evening, the gymnuyium will also be in use.
Birds will bo supplied to tho teams but Penn requests
that participants bring their own racquets if it i.s at all
Running shoes and shorts are required for the evening.
men who are slated to give the
'Birdmen a tussle.
Last year, Thunderbird swimmers
beat the Western Washington team
58-6 and 56-8 ln their only two
Only event last year where Vikings
placed better than third was in the
diving matches.
UBC will travel Friday with the
same team which was slated to oppose
Aberdeen last Saturday with the addition ot Bob Brodie, 400 yard free
style relay entry, and Ken Rosenberg
who may go in the 220 and 440 yard
free-style events.
' Western should be able to put up
a stiffer battle Friday, since they
have  their own pool  for practices,
Monday, February 6, Field House
1. Phi Delt A vs D U A
2. Architects vs Chinese Club
Tuesday, February 7, Field House
1. Pre-med vs Newman A
2. Redshirts vs Beta B
Field House 4:30 p.m.
1. Zete A vs Eng 1
2. Fort Camp B vs Sigma Chi
Wednesday! February 8, Oym
1. Kappa Sig A vs Kats
Field House, 4:30 p.m.
1. Phi Delt B vs Alpha Delts
2. Psi U vs Mu Phi
All games 12:30 except those marked
ball team.
Practices will start Friday in the
Fieldhouse at 12:30. This will comprise of the first practice of group
one. Other practice times for group one
will be Wednesdays and Fridays.
Oroup two will turn out on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30.
Coach Jelly Anderson will decide
what players will go into what group.
Notice will be posted in the gym.
Sliding, pitching, catching, and batting will be part of the lunch hour
practices. Strip required is wool sweatshirts and jackets. No spikes are necessary, except if pitchers prefer them.
Sneakers .ire required by the other
As soon S3 the weather clears up,
weekend practices will be carried out
at Connaught park. Times are Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11 ajn.
Baseball will start on May 1. The
first game of the season will be against
St. Martin's and the last game will
be against Pacific Lutheran on May
18. Until UBC Thunderbirds are more
firmly established in the Evergreen
Conference, they will only play in a
partial schedule.
A large pitching staff will be needed
this year as all games that the Thunderbirds play  will be seven inning
double headers.
A baseball film will be shown in
March for everybody interested.
12:30 Ffldoy
Arts, Science
Pair Off for
Grudge Battle
Artsmen and sciencemen will
have a chance to meet in com*
bat offiically for a change when
teams from both faculties pair
off in the gym Friday at 12:30
p.m. for a basketball gaftne.   h
Both teams are the regular Arts ant
Science intramural basketball entries,
but from different leagues. 4 \ ■
The scheduled game is being played
on special request of members of
both faculties in order to settle sin
old grudge. »<
It ls reported that each team con*
slders itself unbeatable by a' squad
from the other lowly faculty.,     4
But one of them has to lost, aad
in the process, the game should be
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