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 Gym Drive
Decision
Approaches
Although the intensive student
campaign was concluded on Saturday it was decided at a meeting
of the Gym Committee on Thursday evening that the Alumni will
continue their efforts until December 31 when a report on their
activities will be presented.
Early in the New Year It will
be decided whether to continue
the campaign into the spring, to
stop all activity until- a later date,
or to commahce with the building
The decision will depend upon the
amount subscribed at that date and
the latter alternative is considered ths most likely in the opinion
of Ted Kirkpatrick, committee
chairman.
At present the Fund totals
$175,000.
If the committee decides to
build, It will be tip to the fund'
trustees, Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie,
Ted Kirkpatrick, Garry Miller,
Ole Bakken, and Fred Bolton tc
decide what faculties will be incorporated into the building. A
planning committee under Bob
Osborne and including three Legion members will act In an advisory capacity to the trustees.
Proceeds from the Pep Meet
on Friday totalled S33S.97.
Kilroy To Star
At Commerce Meet
"Come and meet Kilroy,'' is ths
novel way Fred Jetfsry invites
everyone to come to the Commerce Pep Meet, which will flooa
the Armory with song and laughter tomorrow, November 27, at
13:30 noon.
Kilroy is expected to appear ln
one or both of the two skits to be
presented by the Commerce men.
lite musical program includes
Bob Harlow and his Varsity band
featuring the tenor sax of Bob
Reeves and vocals by Hal Tennant and Tina Howard.
The presentation will be without charge.
Aggie Enrolment
Shows Increase
Final registration figures from
the Faculty of Agriculture reveal
an increase in Interest, by university students, in Agriculture,
according to a recent announcement.
Current enrolment in this faculty is the highest on record, with
a total of 542. From this total 310
are veterans and 232 non-veterans.
There are 38 women enrolled.
The breakdown of these figures
show that all communities in the
province are represented and, according to university officials,
most of these students will find
employment in B.C. upon graduation.
Mussoc Auditions
For Opera Leads
Auditions for the leads of the
light opera, "HMS Pinafore" will
be held Wednesday in the Auditorium from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. with
C.  Haydn  Williams  adjudicating
Anyone who would like to try
out is asked to sign the list in
Auditorium 207 and get their
score there.
Rehearsals are progre s si n g
now that the scores are here, and
the two acts have been rehearsed.
Chorus and orchestra ensemble
rehearsals will start soon.
Friday noon in the auditorium
members of the opera and Glee
Club will sing a varied program
of songs from "Pinafore."
MacFarlane Sets
Pix Deadline
"Deadline, for ALL Totem
pictures will be, next Tuesday,
December the third," according to
Jean MacFarlane, Editor of the
Totem.
Teachers Training, Pharmacj
Social Service, and Law will have
their pictures taken Tuesday and
all this week.
Teachers Training and Social
work can use last year's graduation photos, providing they were
used In the '46 Totem.
TfoeMtetm
VOL. XXIX
VANCOUVER, B.C., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26,1946.
No. 27
Aussie Senator Grant
Reveals Paris Findings
Senator Donald Grant, of the Australian Senate, and
a member of the Australian Delegation to the Paris Peace
Conference, presented a forceful address titled "Reflections
on Europe", under the auspices of the Socialistic Forum
yesterday, at 12:30, In Arts 100.
■*—"~■^~—~——————— Senator   Grant   is   the   elected
Winter'Bird
Promised Soon
Courtesy Vancouver Province
LAURITZ MELCHOIR
B.C. Liquor Legislation
Inadequate - - Melchior
By BILL IDSARDI
"Never, until I came up to Canada, did I see so much
drinking of hard liquor among young people!" Lauritz
Melchior, one of the greatest heroic tenors the world has
ever known, looked earnestly at his interviewer. His cherublike face, which usually beamed, was deadly serious.
"It is not a very pretty thing to
see young girls drunk. Yet I have
seen this many times during my
visits to this country. At resorts In
British Columbia and Alberta most
of the heavy drinking is done by
youngsters in their late teens and
early twenties. . . . What makes it
even worse is that the whole thing
is done in such an air of slyness
and secrecy.
CONTROLS REPRESSIVE
Mr. Melchior got up and paced
around his hotel suite. He turned:
"I come of a race which is famous
for its good living. I like to eat
and drink. It aids in the digestion
of my food. . , .In my native Copenhagen you can go into a restaurant and order anything you
want to drink with your meals. In
spite of this, drunkenness is practically unknown."
He stopped at the window and
looked out across the Inlet at the
snow-capped mountains. "Here in
Western Canada, drinking Is treated as a tolerated vice.' You buy
your liquor in a government- controlled store and carry it away
afi if you'd stolen It.
"Is it any wonder that T-ich an
air of 'stolen-fruit' glamour has
risen in connection with drinking
in yoi r country? The government's
strict control ot liquet is simply
inviting abuses of the htibit. Why
don't those religious organizations
\"ho cVmor for prohobitlon realise
thut by repressive measures they
are defeating their own purposes'."
FACE FACTS
Mr. Melchior went on to say that
the only sensible way to approach
drlnslng is not by "hush-hush"
methods but by open acceptance of
it as part of our daily lives. This
will not, he said, make more people drink than do now. Duse who
do not care to certainly will not
take up the practice then. As for
the alcoholic: there is no cure
for him but psychiatric treatment.
Thc most important thing is that
liquor would be stripped of its
fulse glamour an I relegated to its
proper position as a table acces-
scy which adds to Hie enjoyment
uf one's meals.
Nurses, Pu-Meds
Mix Tomorrow
Nursing and pre-med students
hold their annual informal party
in Brock Hall Wednesday night.
The affair will be In the form of
a mixer with dancing to Frank
Nightingale's orchestra from b
p.m. to 12.
"Decorations and posters are be.
ing handled by Mamooks," said
Miss Sue Harrison, one of the
committee In charge of arrangements, "and the decorations are
along medical lines."
"Tickets are on sale In the AMS
office and from any member of
the committee," said Mr. Jack
Faghin, pre-med committee member.
Winter issue of The UBC Thunderbird campus quarterly, will go
on sale next week, Editor Alan
Dawe announced Monday.
Containing nearly six pages
more reading matter and cartoons
than the October issue, it will be
priced at the usual 25 cents. Less
than 2,000 copies will b available
during two days of campus sale.
POETRY FEATURED
This issue, Dawe said, will be
distinguished' by a wide variety
of witty and humorous articles
suitable for dispelling pre-exam-
inatlon gloom. A large poetry section will include several whimsical and humorous poems, and
tucked away among several uninhibited cartoons In the back
pages will be a lusty nine-stanzr
poem on pure love.
Leading article will be a guide
to modern art by Mario Prlzek
enlivened by reproductions of 3
French paintings lent by the UBC
library. One of the three works a
described   by   the   Thunderbird
PRE MEDS LAG
While more than 100 Pre-med
students have completed their
flnal registration, there are still
several hundred who have
failed to do so.
Registration cards may be
obtained In the Students Service Hut, M 7 until this Friday
between 9:00 and 4:30 pjn.
This is.completely new registration and present members
of the PUS are asked to reregister.
Cultural Group
Meets Tomorrow
The meeting of students inter-
tsted in joining the UBC Art and
Cultural Centre, originally scheduled for last Friday will be held
tomorrow at 12:30 in Arts 106. Art
Sager, in charge of Public Relations at UBC will explain the club
program to all prospective members.
The Art and Cultural Centre,
organized under the honorary
sponsorship of Dr. and Mrs. N. A.
M. MacKenzie and honorary
chairmanship of Dr. Q. M. Shrum
commenced its program of regular Sunday afternoon meetings at
the "Gables" on University Boulevard November 10.
labor representative of the State
of New South Wales to the Australian Senate; prior to this he
was the labor member of the state
house of New South Wales.
TRAVELOGUE
He swung Into the theme of his
address by mentally transporting
his audience from Sydney via Port
Darwin to London, with a few pungent and stinging phrases concerning points enroute.
Speaking of the working men of
Britain he said, "these people who
have fought twice, are determined
to get what they fought for this
time." This remark was passed in
refuting the talk of war with Russia. Of tho troubles in the English
coal mines he said thtt ths coal
miners have n: last realized that
they are an importer t part ol
England's economic life, arid are
determined therefore to gain won.,
omic recognition of this fact.
His opinion of France's collapse
was that she had to quit. She was
economically rotten, let down by
decadent democracy. "I don't know
what could, or what wil! happen
in France," he said.
Senator Grant then moved on
to Berlin where he paraphrased the
ruin of Germany In the phrase,
"AUe est Kaput". The buildings
are simply titanic neaps of rubric
The women and children are so
thin they appear to brink when
they bend to voop at the rubble.
He attacked the Russian policy
of seizing German industry and
exporting it "en masse", calling it
unjustified. He couldn't condone
it, despite the fact that he had
been a Socialist for nearly 35 yean.
In regard to the German elections
he said that, "Hungry people are
interested in political philosophies."
FOOD NEEDED
"Democracy must be translated
into terms of food, clothing and
shelter to have the slightest effect,"
he said.
Senator Grant returned from
Germany to the Paris Peace Conference, where he joined the Australian Delegation, of which he was
a part
He continued, touching briefly
on the Roumanian Settlement and
the Trieste problem.
MORE GYMS ?
Students at Stanford University, California, are also
thinking seriously about a War
Memorial building.
A poll, to Include student
reactions and suggestions regarding the project, Is being
taken and the results will be
reported to the Student Union
Committee,
LEGION STRENGTH UP 450
Dr. T. Z. Koo, whose dynamic
personality has placed him at
the head of Chrisian organisation around the world, will
be the guest of UBC today. The
famous Chinese is nuking his
post-war Canadian debut on
this campus and plans to continue across Canada lecturing
at each university. He will be
heard in the auditorium at 12:30.
Ex-Service Spring
Session Courses
Cancelled This Year
Spring session courses will not be offered in 1947.
The president announced Monady afternoon that a committee of representatives of all the faculties unanimously
agreed that no Spring session will be held this year. This
is in line with the policy that practically every other Canadian
university and college has adopted, ond in line with the
general policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
~*~~—""————————— These special short sessions, the
announcement continued, were or-
CnaaL<)   T.J... ganlzed to admit veterans during
DDuGKS    I 009/ the   demoblization   period   whe
  might otherwise have been delayed
in admission to the university fer
an unduly long period.   .
They were not intended to provide for atecelleration in university
training because experience seems
to suggest that such accelleraition
does not produce the best resnlts
although they may save some time.
PRACTICAL WORK
Students who are enrolled in regular courses and who spend their
summers in practical work connected with their courses seem to do
better work than those who have
continued from a regular session
into spring or summer sessions,
The sessions of the summer
school will be held as usual and
the university will try to provide
a wider variety of oourses Sum in
the past, particularly for students
who may want to make up one or
more subjects in which they are
deficient
Thc campus branch of the Canadian Legion refused comment on
this new measure until after their
executive meeting on Friday.
POPULAR SESSIONS
Spring sessions were introduced
in 1945 with an enrolment of W
students. Last spring saw tha enrolment rise to over 2,000, IN of
whom were new students.
thirty courses were given In
Arts, Science and Agriculture enabling students to complete an
academic year in Arts In the six
months between January and June
and an Applied Science year between January and August
Artsmen Lack
Complete Slate
Little interest ls being shown In
University elections for at press
time Monday only one nomination
had been handed in for the position of president of the Arts Undergraduate Society.
Elections will be held in Art*
100 at 12:30 Tuesday to fill vac-
ancles of president and vice-president of the AUS. Heather Blundell is the only remaining member
cf the executive because the president and vice-president resigned
earlier this year.
There is still time, however, to
submit nominations for the twe
open positions. The deadline Is
12:30 Tuesday. Any person In the
faculty may nominate a Junior or
senior for thc positions.
Delegates Push
Co-ord Committee
A delegation of two, Rosemary
Hodgins, secretary of Literary
and Scientific Executive, and Bill
Smith, president of Mamooks, attended a Student CouncU meeting
on Monday night from the USE
in an attempt to revive the recently defunct Co-ordinating Committee.
LSE representatives hope to reinstate the Co-ordinating Com-
mltee In January.
Purpose of this committee Is to
plan events to ensure a majority
attendance at each function, ana
to eliminate clashes of major
events.
McKay WinsUSC
President Race
Bill McKay, third year Commerce student, has been appointed president of the Undergraduates Societies Committee.
In this position, McKay will act
as chairman of the committee
formed of all executives of the
undergraduate societies. There at*
about 35 members, responsible for
fostering inter-faculty spirit and
co-operation.
As chairman of UCS, he will
bring controversial matters which
have appeared before Council to
the attention of the members of
the committee. In this way, McKay will be able to report the
general trend of student opinion
to the Student Council.
Christmas Job
Total Mounting
The Employment Agency In Hut
M7 already has applications for
Xmas Employment from 320 fore-
sighted students.
A sombre note is the fact thai
so far only 800 jobs are available
All 800 are for the Post Office'
which wants extra help from the
17th to th 25th of December, veterans to get preferance. The rate
of pay is considerably higher this
year, having jumped from 50 cent:
to 70 cents per hour.
"Other jobs are at present a little nebulou*," commented Major
McLean yesterday. He explained
that this is due to the Christmas
shopping being done so early this
year and consequently, the stores
want their extra workers now and
not just six or seven days before
Christmas. Fortunately, he thdught
that more requests for help should
come in before long.
'HENRY V STUDENT NIGHT
TO AID MEMORIAL DRIVE
Over 450 UBC students "ere initiated into the UBC
local, Branch 72 of the Canadian Legion Friday noon
nt on impressive ceremony held in the Auditorium.
Among the prominent initiates were Dr. G. M, Shrum,
photo by Hal Harris
Prof. F. N. S. Chant, and Prof. Walter Gage. Quest
speakers were President N. A. M. MacKenzie and,
shown seated at the president's left, Bur. J. Henderson,
President of the B. C. Provincial Command.
Tickets for the special preform-
ance of Shakespeare's Henry V at
the Park Theatre are still available
in the AMS office.
Thursday night's performance
will be for the students and faculty
of UBC only and thirty percent of
the proceeds will be donated to the
Memorial Gym Fund by Mr. G.
Sutherland of Odeon Theatres.
SEATS SCARCE
The Gym Committee is especially
anxious that the house be sold out
on Thursday and they advise students to purchase their tickets as
soon as possible since the better
seats are going very quickly.
All tickets are 11.88 and the
curtain rises promptly at 8:31 pj».
Besides aiding the Gym drive
those who go to see the picture wil
be treated to a performance des-
<cribed as "far superior to anything
seen on the screen for quite some
time.'' Critics in England, Ike
United States and Canada have
been unanimous in Its praise.
AUTHENTIC
The acting, scenery and costumes
of the film are superb but its chief
charm lies In the fact that it is
presented almost word for word as
Shakespeare wrote more than three
hundred years ago. TfoeM&fiHoVf
President and Secretary, Canadian University Press.
Authorised as Second Class Mall, Post Office Dept., Ottawa.  Mall Subscription - 82.00 per year.
Published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday during the university year by the Student Publications Board
of the Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia.
editorial opinions expressed are those of ths Editorial Board of the Ubyssey and not necessarily those of the
Alma Mater Society or of the University.
Offices in Brock Hall.   Phone ALma 1624.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
For Advertising - Phone KErr. 1811.
JACK FERRY
OENERAL STAFF:   News Editor - Nancy Macdonald; CUP Editor - Bob Mungall; Sports Editor • Laurie Dyer;
Features Editor, Norm Klenman.  and Photography Director - Tommy Hatcher.
STAFF THIS ISSUE: Senior Editor, Don Ferguson: Associate Editor, Val Sears.
B. A. WITHOUT TEARS
There is at present before the university
authorities a proposal to which this editorial
takes the strongest objection. That proposal calls for the removal of the second
year study of a language for the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
On the surface, the request merit? very
little consideration, for it was put forth in
a motion in the last moments of an apathetic
general meeting of the 1946 Summer Session
Association. It has its source- however, in
the ideas of a group of high school teachers
in the province, and therefore needs very
close attention.
Objections may be taken to the proposal
on two grounds: firstly, in the matter of
scholastic standards at this university; and,
secondly, In regard to Canadian unity and
culture.
Already weakened at many places by the
over-crowded registration, this university's
academic standards should henceforth be
protected from any attempts to make degree
requirements easier. What can be excused
as necessary expedients for veterans desiring higher education In the shortest possible
time should never be regarded as ideal for
a permanent policy.
It should be quite apparent that, once the
second year language is dropped, additional requests will be made to eliminate English 202, or to drop language study altogether, or, eventually, to remove required
subjects entirely. Now is the time to take a
stand against the so-called progressive tendency in education, which would, in the
extreme, wipe out the discipline of directed
study. All too obvious in the past few years
has been the realization that a "classical"
education had its merits and that there is
need for stiffening in educational standards.
The teachers who want to remove the
second year language are looking back to
depression days, when many of them had
to get their university degrees in spasmodic
intervals, which were separated of necessity
by years of earning a living. Under such
conditions, they understandably found it
difficult to get through, say> French 2 or
Latin 2, after being removed so many years
from French 1 or Latin 1. That, indeed,
was and may be a regrettable situation, but
it would be even more regrettable to tackle
the problem in the pessimistic way proposed,
as though those depression days will always
occur every so often.
Would it not be better to work towards
more government assistance for worthy students, and to try to raise the scholastic standards in the high schools, so that more could
bo accomplished there, leaving less time-
consuming ground to be covered in university? Still, if that is too remote a possibility,
is there any need to help out a few school
teachers by taking a step which would undoubtedly lead to many others in the weakening of UBC's arts faculty?
»
The fact that this proposal has come from
school teachers is very probably a major
indication of what Is wrong with B.C.'s
educational organization.
Additional grounds for objection may be
found in the realization that if the proposal
is successful it would be reflected primarily
in the number of students dropping French
200. The study of French for several years
bt University does not give the graduate a
mastery of that language enabling him to
converse readily with French-Canadians.
But it does give him a beginning, and it does
permit him to understand just enough
French to endow him with a greater chance
of overcoming the cultural and political
barrier between the two parts of Canada.
Any English-speaking university in this
country which would adopt a policy that
would in any way hinder progress towards
Canadian unity could hardly be classified as
a first-class Canadian university.
the straphanger
By BOB MUNGALL
Our dear old alma mater has been getting
rather severely criticized in the downtown
press lately, mainly on the score of students'
irresponsibility and general unawareness
of their debt to society.
This, of course, is sheer rubbish; whatever
they may have been in the good old pre-war
days, students are now disgustingly socially
responsible; Canadian campi fairly bristle
with social consciousness.
A university issue which made headlines
recently and was variously interpreted was
l'affaire Buck. One downtown paper in
particular chose to deal with it in a very
entertaining manner indeed. In its editorials
it first warmly complimented those guardians of our morals, the members of the student council' for their firm stand against
communism—and then, a few days later,
when those defenders of our liberties reversed their decision, gave them hell.
Well, that was all right. At least the editorials were consistent, even if they did disregard student opinion entirely.
FINKS
However, in the intervening time between
these two editorials, a very bitter and fairly
subtle column appeared in the same paper—
a column which probably has a considerably
larger reading audience than the editorials—
which started off by attacking the Student
Council's original decision re Buck, and then
went on to thoroughly damn UBC students.
They were described as being:
(a) politically unconscious
(b) interested only in football games
and fraternities
(c) in short, snobs and finks (N.B. As
used here, this last term has positively no
social significance.)
STILL FINKS
And when Mr. Buck did come out here,
presumably at the invitation of the finks
and the politically unconscious, who took
time off from watching football games to
hear him, there was no apology forthcoming from the columnist.
He really couldn't be blamed, though; that
particular column was a masterpiece and a
retraction would have spoiled its effect completely. He picked a type of student—the
politically and culturally unconscious fink,
if you like—which may or may not exist,
and made that type the mouthpiece for all
students. I'
Which is very effective and unsound satire. It suits a large section of his readers,
though* who have long been convinced of
the general uselessness of university students and don't mind being flattered by having their sentiments thus publicly endorsed.
COME OUT AND SEE
I rather wish this boy would come out to
the Parliamentary Forum or the Fall Plays
some time. Or the Adaskins' Sunday evening recitals—if he can get a seat, that is.
The only trouble with the last-mentioned is
that this columnist is awfully good at spotting the snob appeal of such entertainment
and might choose to write about- cultural
finks only.
Altogether, this sort of thinking is comparable to the mental processes of the person who's read Sinclair Lewis at a too impressionable age and thenceforth neatly classifies all business men as Babbitts, all ministers as Elmer Gantrys and all students as
- - - -hmmm?
BEAUTY-ON-THE-SPOT
Although all the students use Brock Hall at one time or
another during their University life, many do not know how,
when and why the ''Brock" originated.
A  long  felt  need  among  stu-
SIGNBOARD
dents for a student building on
the campus materialized in the
opening of the Brock Memorial
Hall in January, 1940. Dedicated
to the memory of Dean and Mrs
Brock who were killed in an air-
—d'Arcy Studios
BARBARA LECKIE
plane crash in 1935, this building
houses AMS and Alumni Association offices as well as student
organizations.
The Double   Committee   Room
and other meeting rooms are
available for student meetings
The stage room and Phrateres club
room along with the Publications
Board, Mamooks office, Radio Society headquarters, and the dark
room have been assigned to thc
various organizations needing central locations.
Brock Hall main lounge is main,
tained for student recreation.,
activities. Dances, fashion shows
concerts, and other special events
are held there. Between classes
groups of students meet to play
bridge or just to sit. Snack bar
provides another meeting place
for relaxation over a cup of coffee or a coke.
The first campaign towards
building the cultural and social
centre was launched In the spring
of 1936. For the next two years the
Brock campain was dropped in
order to build the Stadium. However, in 1938 renewed interest was
created by promise of government
aid. Stadium bonds were retired
ond a new issue was floated to
construct the memorial.
This is one student building on
the campus that everyone can use.
It was built for students by students.
With Malice Aforethought
PETER REMNANT
It is very unfortunate that such a set of circumstances
should coincide as turned the Lauritz Melchior concert into
a near fiasco last Thursday evening. The very rare visits to
Vancouver of this continent's finest Wagnerian tenor might
well take more satisfying form.
PHOTOGRAPHIC RATS
One thing, at any rate, that the
evening established ls the fact
that the UBC Armory can take
its place as lineal descendant of
the old Arena, without a flicker
of modest hesitation. And for every rat that the Arena could
boast, the Armory can put up
two well equiped photographer
Add to that a Manchester smoke
haze, the acoustical perfection of
a machine shop, and three students hunting for a lost book at
the back of the hall, and you have
more reasons than enough for dt*
verting all that money into a
Memorial Concert Hall.
The concert itself was badly
disrupted by the failure of a
large part of the orchestra to arrive on time, but this, of course,
TENORS
All of which might be Mr. Mel.
chior's own business, and after all
even heroic tenors must eat, If it
were not that the artist can never
be judged as a private Individual
leading a private life. From the
moment that the artist steps on
the stage, or for that matter, up tc
the easel or the desk, he ls under
an obligation, stop me if I sound
pedantic, to realize his potentialities as Plato would have said
divine Inspiration.
Art is not an esoteric thing
produced by men unattached to
the world of human affairs, but,
quite to the contrary, the most
relevant thing to the life of the
whole community that can be
found. The truth of this statemem
becomes little more evident when
it is realized that all high art
grows out of the folk art of the
community in Its early stages of
growth, and that it is only in the
relatively mature society that thc
Individual artist appears to build
Is just one of those things that
cannot be forseen or avoided.
But far worse than all these
features, and for this there can bt
no excuse, was the program presented. When an artist of the calibre of Mr. Melchior stands before
an audience and sings stuff like
'Without a Song,' it's time to
leave. Why the world's greatest
heroic tenor should so waste hi*
ability as did Mr. Melchloi
through much of the evening, ls
hard to explain.
The only conclusion can be that
Lauritz Melchior has decided tc
enter the artistic bordello already
populated by men like Stokowskl
and Iturbi. And such a suspicion
h well substantiated by Tristan't
recent stint as comic fat man In
'Thrill of a Romance.'
MUST  EAT
this folk art into the heightened
and tremendously concentrated
social expression that art can become.
Thus it is that the artist caii-
not create irresponsibly, out of
this material which is brought tc
him already half wrought, buc
must be governed, both by the
nature of the part completed substance under his hand, and by
his own artistic sensitivity as a
member of the community. Any
other action on his part is sacrilege ln every sense of the word.
The blame does not fall only on
the artist, however,1 and it ls the
very community out of which he
has raised his creation, which returns to bribe him to cheapen his
work. He has carried it already
above the reach of the people and
beyond their day—they may cllmt
to comprehend It or they may
take the easy, unsatisfying substitute, but they must never drag
down the artist to their own level
CLASSIFIED
NOTICES
Toxophollte Dance—sponsored by
the UBC Archery Club—will be
held in the Brock Hall on Friday,
Nov. 29. Dancing from 9 to 1.
Tickets obtainable from Club
Members and AMS.
Attention Dekes! Please call Bill
Orr at BAy. 2291R. Very important
The Architecture Club will show a
film at 12:30 Wednesday, in Ap.
Sc. 100.  Everyone in Invited.
The Symphonic Club will meet at
moon Wednesday, Nov. 27, in the
Double Committee Room. The
program will consist of music
by Handel including his "Water
Music Suite", and the "Harmonious Blacksmith".
The Psychology Club will show two
films: "The Nervous System" ond
"Of Pups and Puzzles" in the
Auditorium, Thursday, Nov. 28,
12:30 to 1:30.
WANTED
Fenders "Society Under Analysis"
and J. Ise "Economics". Phone
FAir. 0619 L.
Lucas "Renaissance and Reformation". If you have one for sale
leave note In Arts letter rack
for Gordon Carson.
One rider from West End, vicinity
Denman St, for 8:30 lectures,
home at 5:00 pjn. See Tony,
Brock Barber Shop.
FOR SALE
One Booster Pass at half price. Call
at Oym office.
One pair men's ice skates, size 8.
KErr. 0797 L.
Cabin trailer—Now located at No.
1 trailer camp, Acadia. Will accomodate four, terms if required,
Phone Wright at AL 0060.
Complete set of drafting instruments. Phone KE 5043 L and ask
for Mrs. Hobby.
LOST
Brown leather key case initialed
H.L.H., in Archery hut. Urgent.
Phone BAy. 1829 L.
Largish black compact in Gym last
Wednesday.    Please    return    to
AMS office.
Brown   leather   wallet  containing
bills and personal papers. Return
to AMS office.
Zipper looseleaf lost in vicinity of
cafeteria. Finder please turn in
at   AMS   office.   Lost   by   Bill
Sparling,
Four dollars at noon Thursrday,
Nov. 21, between the Book Store
and Hut HM2. Please return to
AMS office.   I'm broke.
Grey fountain pen probably in Arts
building.   Please   phone   ALma
0955 M.
One beige hand knitted glove with
faere isle pattern. Please phone
Hetti Outerbridge at BA 2448 R.
Parker "51", blue, gold-filled top.
Between Science Building and
Fort Camp. Please leave at Fort
Camp Office. Reward.
FOUND
Wallet belonging to Oeorge E. Mortimer. Apply H. Bellinger, FAir.
3218 L.
OFFICIAL
U. B. C.
Christmas Cards
ON   SALE   NOW
AT  THE  UNIVERSITY  BOOK  STORE
Special   Fraternity   Christmas   Card
Designed  and  Produced  To   Order
GEHRKE'S Ltd.
566 Seymour Street PAciflc 0171
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"the purest  form In  whleh
tesecce   see   be   smoked"
7%£ QiAQAJty Chxydate, Utters To Thc Editor
Dubious Glory
ear Sir:
Congratulations to A. M. Peen
[for  his  letter  to  the  "Ubyssey"
concerning our so called "Memorial" Gymnasium.
I doubt very much whether the
widows, sons, and daughters of
those who lost their lives in
World War I and U will see how
anyone can possibly remember
the sacrifices of the dead in a
noisy gymnasium. I believe 1
should know what I am writlnj
about because my deceased father
spent-half of his life after World
War I in Shaughnessy Military
Hospital.
It seems that students, in trying
to raise more money for our gymnasium, have forgotten about
those ln whose memory the building is supposed to be built. For
example, the raise In AMS feet
was not really in the interest ot
the war dead. Two dollars probably means nothing to a banker's
non, but it is important to the war
widow's son.
Although I realize that it is
probably too late to change plans
now, it is my opinion that something a little more fitting should
be used to remember the ugliness
of war. To quote from Chapter
three of Ecclesiastes, "For everything there is a reason, and a
time to every purpose under the
heaven;—a time to weep, and a
time to laugh: a time to mourn,
and a time to dance—" Let ui
remember this. Yes, build a gymnasium, but please do not call it
"Memorial."
Yours truly,
Art Peart
Noisy Memorial
Dear Sir:
There has been much discussion
ln this column of War Memorials,
in particular UBC's War Memorial.
There are those among us who
belive War Memorials serve a useful purpose and those who hold
the opposite view.
Not wishing to start another war,
I believe both view points have
their merits. Certainly it would
be a greater mistake for us to believe that war is a glorious affair,
and I think most of us do belive
that. I think our children will grow
up convinced that if they are to
hold up their heads with any pride
at all they must go out and flght
the enemy as their fathers did.
Even now they feel inferior because they have no discharge
buttons in their lapels and the
first opportunity they have of
earning them they will be only
too glad to seize it.
But by no means let us hush up
war! Let us instead flood the press
with scenes of ravaged farm lands,
cities of rubble, lifeless corpses and
disembowelled women. Let us go
to Europe and make films of the
homeless refugees and hunger-
crazed children who wander aimlessly from one pile of bricks to
the next. These are the fruits of
war! This Is what happens when
mighty man girds himself in
shining armor and marches to conquer the foe. Were a War Memorial
to be lined with scenes such as
these, some useful purpose might
be achieved.
There are those of us who point
out that the useful purpose served
by our proposed War Memorial
would be the training of physical
education instructors. Perhaps we
do need physical education instructors. We all need many things.
Just try to find a nail in this city.
But the greatest need of all and
most pressing need at this time is
the ability to get along with one
another. And we haven't any time
to waste fooling around with War
Memorial Gymnasiums either! It is
a desperate need of all mankind.
We can turn our backs and shirk
*our responsibility and confidently
suppose that our statement of our
politicians or someone else will
prevent the next war and that all
that we have to worry about is
earning a living. But this matter
won't take care of itself—It never
has. But this matter won't take care
of Itself—it never has. as Major
General G. B. Chisholm so aptly
puts it—"we must accept the uncomfortable fact that we are the
kind of people who fight
wars every fifteen or twenty years.
We always have, for as far back
as we know anything of the race,
end if we go on being the same
kind of people it is to be supposed
that we will continue to fight each
other."
It is high time we stopped being
the same kind of people. We are
drifting back into the same complacent state of mind in which we
found ourselves after the last war.
Perhaps we will wake up before
the shells start screaming again
but I doubt it. We are too much
concerned with Beauty Contests.
John Randell
Fort Camp Bar.
Great Success
By ED ARROL
The biggest little canteen
on the campus is at Fort
Camp and the student residents own it themselves.
Gone are the evenings,
when Maw's iron spluttered
to boil water for coffee. Gone,
too, are the weary trips off
campus and the hours lost in
search of refreshment.
Coffee, six cent hot dogs, ice
cream cones and toilet artlclet
are sold Monday through Friday
and Sundays from 7 to 10, and oi
Saturday afternoons.
It all began last year when'Student veterans Stanhope and Vogle
raised fifty dollars to open a cooperative canteen in what is nov,
the recreation hut.
But early this year the canteen
outgrew Its quarters — and short
hours—and a move was made
Monday, November 18 to half a
hut where there Is seating space
for fifty. .'•i.f]|
Busiest times are at seven, when
a meagre ration of chocolate and
gum is sold—and ten, when aU
inside are served but no more art
admitted.
Over cups of Fort Camp coffe<
—there are six silexes perking
continually behind the counter-
students discuss lectures, teachers
and women, in the reverse order,
and Manager - student Norm
Webb's Infant often adds to the
babel.
CO-OPERATIVE SUCCESS
Present profits from the canteen were well spent for new
equipment. Tangible evidence of
past profits is a console radio and
record player, now in the recreation hut. Residents may request
favorite recordings which will be
purchased from canteen funds.
MUSIC LOVERS
PLAN NIGHT OUT
The Symphonic Club will hola
an evening meeting on Thursday,
November 28, at the UBC Tuck
Shop. Supper will be served at
7 p.m. and a program of recorded
music will commence at 8; a complete opera, "The Marriage of
Figaro" by Mozart, and the "Appassionato Sonata" by Beethoven,
will be played.
Members of the club may bring
friends, and non-members are
welcome to attend. Tickets costing
60 cents each can be obtained from
members of the executive,
CURTIS SPEAKS
COMMON  LAW
Professor G. F. Curtis, Dean of
the Faculty of Law will give the
third of a series of lectures by the
University of British Columbia
faculty members to the Victoria
University Extension Association
on November 25 at. Victoria College. His topic will be "The English Common Law."
SELECTION BOARD OK
MUST FOR COTC MEN
Although weekly drill parades are now being held,
actual training of the University of British Columbia's COTC
will not begin until February, pending approval of candidates by a military board of selection.
Selection of candidates will be       —————————
made on the following basis:
physical examination, mental examination, personal assessment, and
Chrl-rtmas examination results.
The COTC contingent, which will
be organized as a single company,
has its headquarters in the UBC
Armory. Officer commanding the
contingent la Lieut. Col. R. W.
Bonner. The resident staff officer,
a member of the permananet force,
appointed to act as an adviser to
to the commanding officer, is Lieut.
Col. R. B. Macdougall.
THREE YEAR PLAN
The training program has been
designed to cover three years of
university life. The fourth year
has tentatively been left free, with
only drill periods scheduled.
More practical training at various Canadian Army encampments
will also be required. A maximum
of four months per year allocated
to practical training, haa been
prescribed. During these periods,
to be held during the summer vacation, students will draw the pay
of officer candidates, which ls flSS
per month.
CAPTAINCY ALLOWED
Members of the COTC who successfully attend three summer vacation periods, will be commissioned captains in the reserve force,
or, after further training, lieutenants in the active force. Those who
successfully attend two summer
vacation periods, will be commissioned lieutenants in the reserve
force.
Ubyssey Reporter
Probes Weather
Vancouver weather, the pride ot
every citizen on the coast ls not
so popular with UBC students.
Five students, picked at random
were asked to give their opinion
on last week's weather and here
they are.
Peggy Fitzpatrick of Calgary,
Alberta, second year 'arts says,
"All the hard, rugged prairie people appreciated the snow last
week (such as it was). It looked
as if Vancouver was developing a
human atmosphere but with the
rain of the last few days we're
back In the rut again."
Noni Colquhoun, a native of
Penticton taking a graduate course
in Social Work made this comment. "I preferred the snow to
the rain. The only reason I like
the rain is that its good for my
complexion."
Morris Physlck, fourth year arts
said, "I live in this country. What
else can I say? I think its pretty
grim at times but we appreciate
our good days when they come."
Day Scalp is a warning that your
scalp lacks natural oils. Your hair is
dull and lifeless; loose dandruff appears. 'Vaseline' Hair Tonic checks
this condition by supplementing the
essential oils. Just 5 drops a day
quickly tones the scalp; gives your
hair that lasting well-groomed look.
Use it with massage before shampooing, too. 'Vaseline' Hair Tonic,
economical in use, contains no alcohol
or other drying ingredients. At toilet
goods counters everywhere.
A   MOMENT   IN   THE   MORNING HAIH   GROOM1D   FOR
Toronto Transit
Costs Under Fire
TORONTO, Nov. 22, (CUP) -
Veterans at the University of Toronto have reported paying as
much as seven dollars monthly ln
commuting to the university. Thi»
was revealed in a survey of transportation costs now being conducted by the Ex-Service Committee of the Student Administrative Council.
New Scholarship
Awards Released
Three new "special name" scholarships have been made available
to University of British Columbh
students, it was announced Friday, by Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie.
They are: Toronto General
Trusts Corporation Prize, thirty
dollars available to students ii
the Faculty of Law for the purchase of law books; British Columbia Sugar Refining Company
Limited Scholarships, total value
2500 dollars available annually to
students in agriculture, bacteriology, botany, and biology, chemistry, fisheries, home economic!
and zoology.
Canadian Industries Limited
Fellowship, 750 dollars available
to students undertaking graduate
work at UBC in agriculture, chemistry, chemical engineering, forestry, forest engineering, mining
or metallurgy.
THE UBYSSEY, Tuesday, November 26, 1946.   Page 3
« jazz notes »
BY WARREN DAMER
Jazzmen will have a new home
shortly after Christmas, One of
the new huts going up behind the
Brock will house the power centre
of the University's enthusiastic
Jazz Society.
The new roost will have a
built-in record player unit and
will house the club's collection of
the best in Jazz music and culture. Jacquie Nichols, the librarian, will be able to keep track of
the recordings and literature much
better when they all get into one
place.
Just to keep the clubhouse from
becoming the hang-out of Toties
just looking for a place to go, only
members will be admitted to the
sacred sanctum for the club meetings.
After a spirited discussion at
last Thursday's meeting the program system as outlined by Al
MacMillan was adopted. In this
scheme a history of Jazz will precede the program of lectures and
music, and the Jazz elements will
then be given in the order of the
present to the past. These programs are presented by Utopia
who have seriously studied ti»*
substance of their talk, and tha
records played are planned to be
representative.
A change in constitution as ratified by the membership, now
reads to include all phases of Jazz
in the club's scope.
let's hit
for the
Andreet Laminated SkJg
Made with steel edges attached. Pair 27.50
Chalet Selected Eastern Maple Skis
Dome top. Lengths from 6 feet to 7 feet.
Pair  6.50
Super Selected Eastern Maple Skis
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appearing ski. Pair 9.05
Downhill Model Ski Pants
Made from a high-grade material that la
ideal for B.C. snow conditions because it
withstands plenty of water. Snow will
brush off easily. Pair  . 10.05
The Parka   ,
Jacket and hood combined in a serviceable
fawn shade. Made with zipper front, 4
slash pockets, elastic in back, best quality
flannel lining, storm-proof cuffs and removable hood. Sizes 34 to 46 13.50
Ski Boots
Made by Dayfoot. . . from finest quality
leather throughout, two grooved heel,
leather lining' sponge rubber tops, padded
tongue, ankle straps. Ladies' and men's
sizes. Pair -  14.95
Other Shoes. Pair 47.95 and 25.00
Ski Caps
Norwegian model in fawn, brown, red and
navy blue. Each 1.95
Wool-filled Sleeping Bags
Complete with pillow, zipper opening,
flannel lining. Finest quality olive green
material used in the outer covering. 15.00
Genuine Ostbeye Norwegian Waxes
Ostbeye mix, Ostbeye medium, Ostbeye
Klisterrox, Jordell's Universal. Per tin 30c
Ski Poles
Guaranteed not to crack or split. White
leather formed grip. Poles in blue, red or
white finish. Pair 3.95
Other poles. Pair 4.95 and 6.95
Ear Muffs
Scarlet, paddy green, royal blue, and
brown. Pair   65c
Ladies' Ski Mitts—Pair  a.... 2.25
Pure Wool Ski Socks—Pair 1.25
Waxing Corks—Each 30*
—Sportitip Goods, Spencer's, Main Floor
Ski Harness
Adjustable top set, easy to attach. Pair 2.25
Cable Harness
With  adjustable  fittings.   The  popular
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Ski Spreaders
A necessary accessory to keep your skis
in shape. Pair 1.75
DAVID SPENCER
LIMITED Favored Distance Squad
Defends Title Thursday
By CHICK TURNER
Varsity's crack Cross Country squad, touted within confidential circles as the strongest squad ever to unleash its
potentiality from the portals of Point Grey, entrains for
Seattle tomorrow morning in the third successive defence of
the Pacific Coast Conference title.
i   The roadrace billed for TOurs-
Girls Enlarge
Block Club
Big
Featuring a membership larger
than that of any previous year ls
the women's Big Block dub at
UBC. Consequently the campus'
feminine athletes are experiencing
a greater participation in the field
of sport than ever before.
The qualification for membership to the Big Block Club is a
total of two hundred points. If one
has the calibre of championship
player she gets the Big Block
award. However, it is possible to
accumulate points over a period
of two years. The major sports on
the campus for which the Big
Block is awarded are grass hockey
and basketball. It is possible to
get a Big Block award for such
minor sports as skiing, archery,
swimming, rifle shooting and
others, if they are entered in competition reprsenting UBC.
The women hope to get their
Big Block sweaters this year, then
they, too, will be spotted on the
campus.
DISCUSS TBIP
Die annual trip, taken by the
dub, is still in the discussion stags.
It may be a riding trip, or a skating trip, or they may rent a pool
end go swimming. At any rate
they are looking forward to lots
of fun and a good tin*. They expect to take the trip sometime
during the Christmas holidays.
There was a Big Block luncheon
at homecoming, and they expect to
have a joint men's and women's
party sometime soon.
Members this year are: Mary
Anne Norton, president; Yvonne
French, Jenny Rodenchuk, Jean
MacKinnon, Jackie Shearman,
Phoebe Manley, Pat Macintosh,
Nora MrJermott, Audrey Thomson, Teddy Knapp, Maizie Swart,
Silleen McKillop and Nonnle Carruthers. Graduate members are:
Mrs. Nygard, Jean Handly and
Helen Matheson.
Fern Hoop Quintet
Downs North Van
Coed hoop quintettes In action
in Thursday and Friday nights
chalked up one win and one loss.
Eager Intermediate ferns, meeting North Van at John Olivei
gym, came out with a 20-14 win,
while seven strong Nut House
lassies ran off with a 35-15 triumph over Varsity Sentor Hoop
girls at King Ed gym Friday
night.
Kay Watson led her Nut House
crew with a total of 8 points and
Nora MacDermott tossed in I
points of the Varsity score. Doreen Campbell and EUeen McKillop
contributed 4 points apiece.
day, Thanksgiving Day south of
the 49th parallel, and routed
around a one mile and one-third
cinder path bordering Oreen Lake
on the campus of the University of
Washington, has been highly pub.
lidzed by the Huskie advertising
syndicate, and a bumper holiday
crowd is expected to view the
classic.
Representing UBC, for the 1946
edition of the four-mile grind-
constituting three laps o'er the cinder—are seven men who yidd no
speed even to the northern chill
of winter.
MCPHERSON RETURNS
Leading the pack off the starting
blocks for the fourth straight year
is Big Blockman, Ken McPherson,
one of the smoothest stridors ever
to attend the Western Canadian
campus. MWPherson, handicapped
throughout the season by an unco-operative stomach, one of the
worst ailments that con befall a
long distance runner, overcame it
sufficiently in the time trials last
Wednesday to rate entry onto the
roster again this year.
Veterans of the championship
squad which ran rampant over the
competition in 1945 are perfectionists Al Bain, Pat Minchin, Pete de
Vooght, and Doug Knott Minchin
turned in a superb pacing display
during the elimination trials to
clrde the route in 22.08, terrifi'-.
time considering the precarious
condition of the roads.
VETERAN BLAIR
Galloping Gil Blair made a comeback into the endurance picture
when he placed sixth in the elimination race, last Wednesday. Blair
was a member of the 1944 team
that clinched the title for the second straight year at Spokane when
tiie championships were held under
tho auspices of the Spokane Reund-
tntle, and run ever the Downriver Golf Course
Only newcomer to tiie Vanity
track picture on the roster of the
fleet, is freshman Bob Piercy, who
skyrocketed into the picture when
he romped around the circuit in
the Intramural Cross Country
championships ln the blistering
time of 14:45:8, outdistancing the
veterans of the grind, and leading
a bulging entry of some 150 candidates.
VBf FAVORED
Coach Osborne, assisted by Johnny Owen, who will make the trip
in the role of trainer leads his performers to the Wasihijim cainoui
as co-favorites with the home
squad in the fifth annual race for
the laurels.
The Washington Huskies through
the athletic scholarship medium,
have sapped two of Vancouver's
most promising cindermen from
the metropolis: Jack Burney and
Bill Parnall. These two speed artists will be vieing with their
Canadian brothers over the four
mile route, and they threaten to
set a terrific pace for the Blue and
Gold squad.
Star performer for the Seattle
institution is Don Wdd, a miler
of no mean repute who finished
third in the AAU meet In Texas
last Spring.
BRITISH
CONSOLS
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—Ubyssey Photo by Tommy Hatcher
HE SHOOTS—Action was the pass-word in the hoopla
battles over the weekend and although the 'Birdmen couldn't
manage to pull a win out of the two game series, they did
get the odd shot away, as the above picture shows. Ron Weber
is on the shooting end this time with Harry Kermode waiting
for any rebounds. Bob Scarr is coming in from the side.
Wildcats Nicholson, (9), Peterson, (11), and Rogers, (3) are
also very much in the picture.
Tuesday, November 26. 1946.
Page 4
LAURIE DYER, Sports Editor
ASSISTANT EMlOsV-Chick Turner
Reporters this issue: Hal Tennant, Dave Barker, Jack Leggatt, Alias Croll,
Dave Cross, Betty Stuart, Nev Tompkins.
THUNDERBIRD PUCKMEN
CLIP CLIPPERS BY 6-4
UBC Thunderbirds climbed into a third place tie with
Nanaimo Clippers on Saturday night, trouncing the Clippers
6-4 in a fast Pacific Coast Junior Hockey League contest at
Nanaimo. The 'Birds jumped into an early first period lead
" and never looked back.
Inter A's Defeat
Victoria College
Varsity Inter A All-Stars, led by
Doug Bell scored a walloping 51-28
win over Victoria College Inter A's,
in Saturday night's perlimlnary
game at UBC Gym.
The West Point Grey hoopers
did not get under way until after
the first quarter, the score at that
time being tied at 10-all. In the
second quarter, the UBC crew outran and outscored the Victoria boys
15-6, to give Varsity a substantial
25-16 lead at half time.
Standouts for the Vic College aggregation during the first half, and
Indeed during the whole game,
were Jim Cairnie and Don Hall.
These two boys made up the short
and the tall of It, and also netted
the majority of the College points.
In the third quarter of play UBC
egain outscored the Victoriar.3 by
15-4, leaving the Capital uty lads
sadly at the tail end of a 40-20
count.
VARSITY SHINES
In the last quarter, Varsity again
outshone Victoria in scoring honors, but not quite so brightly this
time, the margin being only three
points in UBC's favor.
Outstanding for Varsity was
Doug Bell who garnered 10 points
for his evening's efforts. Next in
Une were Walker and Owen with a
couple of seven markers. All the
high scorers come from the Inter
A frosh to'tni.
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803 Royal Bank Building
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SUN LIFE OF CANADA
Bob Saunders and Stu Johnson
each banged in two goals for the
Blue and Gold sextette while Lloyd
Torfason and Greaves scored one
apiece. Greaves also got an assist and played a hangup game for
the Birds. Murray Wiggins played
a steady game in the Varsity nets
but his team had a definite edge
throughout.
There was no scoring In the last
period, but Varsity outscored tho
Clippers 3-2 in each of the first two
frames. Six penalties were handed
out in the rough thirl session, but
no damage was done.
Wednesday night at the Forum
the Birds will be gunning for Vancouver White Spots. A victory for
URC would lift tli? campus puck-
i'.em into a se- nd place tie with
tne White Spoil.
CLIPPERS: Bobbins; Priestly,
Marcoux, Kaleta; Sawchuk, Richardson; subs, Thomson; Mackay;
B. Johnston; Sutherland; Sisson;
Laurie.
UBC: Wiggins; McLeod; Johnson; Berry; Andrew; S. Johnson;
Melford; Rowledge; Torfason; J.
Page; Greaves; Saunders; Husband;
Porteous.
First Period: 1—UBC Greaves,
6:40; 2—UBC Saunders (Porteous),
7:47; 3—Clippers Richardson, 10:32;
4—UBC Torfason (Page), 19:15;
5—Clippers Sawchuk (Marcoux),
19:26; Penalties—none.
Second Period: 6—UBC S. Johnson, 5:27; 7—Clippers Mackay (Sis-
son), 8:28; 8 — UBC Saunders
(Greaves), 11:07; 9 — Clippers
Priestly, 12:26; 10-UBC S. Johnson ;Melford), 19:48. Penalties-
Priestly, Marcoux, S. Johnson.
Third Period: Scoring, none. Penalties—Marcoux, Melford, Andrew,
Kaleta, Thomson, Marcoux (nurtch
misconduct).
SCHEDULE
Nov. 27—Vancouver vs. UBC at
Forum.
Dec. 1—New Westminster vs. UBC
New Westminster.
Dec. 8—Vancouver vs. UBC at
New Westminster.
Dec. 15—New Westminster vs. UBC
at New Westminster.
Dec. 18—Victoria vs. UBC at Forum
Dec. 21—Nanaimo vs. UBC at Nanaimo.
Dec. 28—Nanaimo vs. UBC at Nanaimo.
Hoop Fans See 'Birds Drop
Twin Bill To Wildcat Squad
The feathers of the Thunderbird tribe remain ruffled
today after a hard weekend. The beloved hoopla artists of
the Blue and Gold were defeated by a pack of angry Wildcats who were just a little too rough and ready, (with the
emphasis on neither one) for the local darlings. Friday night
saw the 'Birds go down 54-40 before the Central Washington
quintet and Saturday night they were taken to the tune of
The   Friday   night   affair   was       —————^—^————
simply a matter of not being able
to hit the hoop. To say the least,
the shooting was not hot. It was
said In some corners that lt was
not even warm, To make matters
that much worse from the spectator's point of view, the play was
pretty rough around the hoop so
the fans missed many of the scoring plays that go with good hoopla.
There was the occassional spark
of glory from both teams however,
Varsity got off to a quick start
running the score to 8-1 before
the Wildcats could realize that the
game had started. Once they got
the idea though, it took them no
time at all to rack up nine points
and continue to hold the lead from
there on in.
Harry Kermode led the Blue and
Cold quintet with 13 markers to
his credit but friend Nicholson of
the visiting squad equalled this
mark and Harvey Rude chalked up
one even dozen.
Saturday night seemed to be a
better night for basketball as far
as the 'Birds were concerned, but
only for a part of the evening. This
time lt was the Wildcats who started strong, the men of Oz coming
back to take the odd lead and
then lose lt again throughout most
of the first half.
Half time saw the Thunderbirds
on the top end of a 23-21 score.
That seemed to make the "Birdmen
annoyed however because about
three minutes after the second half
the Students had taken a 31-24
lead.
That proved the downfall of the
'Birdmen, however, for it seems
that the Wildcats were somewhat
taken aback and had to do something about it. They did lust that
and took the score to 88-all. From
there on in, the lead see-sawed
back and forth, usually with the
visitors scoring and the 'Birds tying it up.
A couple of times though the
Wildcats scored without giving the
'Birdmen a chance to tie the count
and that is what won them the
contest.
Fouls were the order of the night
at both teams took an abundance
of cracks at the other guy and
therefore stood by and watched
ihe odd free ahot hit the hemp.
A total of 51 personals were meted
out by the eager referees and even
a technical was thrown at the
'Birds for ,'delaylng the game".
Once again the main work was
put on the shoulders of the first
string but even Pat McGeer who
led the local scorers with 12 points
had a hard time from tho foul
shut line. Ritchie Nichol played
a hard game, scoring '11 markers
before having to leave th* floor
for being overly aggressive with
the referee.
THUNDERBIRDS - Nichol U,
Kermode 9, Franklin 6, McGeer 12,
Weber 5, Selman, Forsythe, Haas,
Munro, Scarr 1, McLean, Tostenson, Campbell, Stevenson. Total 44.
Snowmen Prep
For Ski Meets
Heavy snow falls on the local
ski slopes and heavy gym workouts have prepared the Varsity
skiers for the biggest year in the
VOC's history.
This year, under the guidance ot
coach Peter Vajda, the ski team
ls rapidly nearing peak condition.
Gym classes, week-end ski trips
to Mount Baker and a proposed
trip to Revelstoke for the Christmas week will prepare the team
for Western Canadian Ski Championships held in Revelstoke, February 6 to 9 inclusive.
An Inter-collegiate ski meet between the Universities of Alberta
and Saskatchewan, and possibly
Manitoba is tentatively slated for
the middle of February at Banff.
However, the team would like to
enter both events and thus, plans
are underway to hold both tournaments in close succession.
HOPE FOR BOTH
If this is not possible, the team
plans to enter the Inter-collegiate
event and forget the Western
meet.
If the team doesn't crash the
winning circle, it won't be the
fault of hard working Vadja who
has been giving Friday noon hour
lectures to all interested skiers la
Ap. Sc. 204. These talks are free
and everybody should attend. Ski
technique, turns, avalanchs warnings and other Important information can be learned under Vad-
ja's direction.
Last Sunday at Baker saw Vadja with some of his star pupils
out getting some early practice.
The howling blizzard which was
prevailing all day failed to dampen the spirits of the ski stars.
All VOC members must pay
their dues to the AMS office by
December 7.
FOUND
Under the Sports Desk in the Pub,
a Blue Waterman's Fountain Pen.
Will the guy who was stupid
enouhg to drop please call in the
pub, Laurie.
THUNDERBIRDS
MEET OREGON
NEXT WEEKEND!
UBC Thunderbird hoopmea
will have more than enough oa
their hands next Friday and Saturday nights. Meeting thc Central
Washington Wildcats was more
tlitui the total campusmen could
cope with last weekend. But even
tougher will be the opposition of
the Oregon Webfoots next weekend, since the Duckmen are strong,
ly favored to roost high in the
Pacific Coast conference books
when the loop opens in January.
Furthermore, the loop ln which
the Oregonians will be playing is
rated to have a higher standard of
play than that of the Pacific Northwest casaba loop.
Junior Grid Saga
Here Saturday
Of Interest to all Vancouvei
grid fans is the tussle at Varsity
stadium on Saturday for supremacy In the Western Canadian junior football set-up.
Determined to prove themselves
masters of the gridiron will bt
Vancouver's squadron of Blue
Bombers. Behind the split-second
precision of the local eleven is
Ranji Mattu, noted grid mentor,
whose pigskin tactics have racked
up many a victory for more than
one local team, in both city and
high school loops.
Offering plenty of opposition
and then some to the locals' bid
for the western championship will
be the Western Tornadoes of Calgary, who haven't made a compromise with a grid foe in the
past two years.
Definitely to then* disadvantage
is the fact that their outdoor activities of the past week have been
limited to walking to and from
the chalk talks ably administered
by Rev. Father J. A. Whellhan.
Old Man Winter, recently
presented the Albertans with an
ample supply of snow.
GRID NOTICE
Varsity stadium manager Johnny Owen wants all grid equlpatent
turned in as soon as possible.
Members of the Thunderbird grid
team must have all strip turned
in before the end of the week.
FOR SALE
Cabin Trailer — will accomodate
four, occupation within three
weeks, terms if required. Located
at No. 1 Trailer Camp, Acadia.
Phone Wright at AL 0060.
Single ..breasted., tuxedo size 38.
Phone KE 5128.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY
VERrVS TCG$
MEN'S   AND   BOYS'   WEAR
4571 W. 10th (Just West of Safeway) ALma 1863
SAYING THANK YOU
On Friday, November 22, this store began its second
year in West Point Grey, making this a fitting occasion
for us to say "Thank You" as heartily as we can to the
University Students and residents of the district for their
interest in the store and their substantial support.
The shortages in men's apparel have had us all
worried but we are glad to say that conditions are much
brighter. You will be pleased to know that we have a
fair abundance of men's fine shirts and socks for
Christmas.
We expect shortly, 100 dozen men's fine shirts el
such well-known brands as Tooke, B.V.D., Brill, etc.,
and a good supply of men's fine socks. The shirts will
be priced $2 to $4. Watch for further announcement
of their arrival.
In the year ahead we shall endeavor to give you the
best service possible.    Again  thanking you for your
generous patronage.
 MAXINE and VERN ALEFOUNDER.
SWEATERS
100% Virgin Wool.    California Imports.    In Yellows,
Blue, Green. Grey and White.   Long sleeve pullovers.
Priced $8.50,   $12.50,   $17.50.
Shop   Early
For   Christmas

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