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 Vol. XXX
No. 13
Jokers Picket
AMS Office-
Pitch Tents
Want Clubhouse;
No Says Prexy
Varsity's Jokers Club rocked the campus Tuesday with a
demonstration that left little
doubt in the collective mind of
the student body that the allegedly insane organization is
in need of a clubhouse.
Establishing themselves on the
lawn in front of Brock Hall, the
Jokers began a siege that they say
will continue until AMS president
Grant Livingstone sees fit to reinstate them in their former quarters
or provide them with new ones.
Their present  picketing  headquarters are made up of a collection of
sjgg'ng   tents,   a   bonfire,   and   an j
outhouse,  which  they  tagged,  "Propped Sight of AMS Office."
Placards that screamed, "Wo Want
A Clubhouse," "Livingstone Unfair,"
ar.d "Support the Jokers" added
v.sual emphasis to the wail of the
bagpipes that attracted scores of onlookers to tho encampment and later
led a snake parade through a startled noon-hour  cafeteria  mob.
But President Livingstone was
hanged if he'd meet Joker demands.
As far as the Jokers themselves
were concerned, he was just plain
From a life-sized scaffold in the
centre of the club's temporary headquarters hung an effigy of the student executive. A typical Joker touch
was tlie attached sign, "Livingstone
-We Presume."
Not only was the non-plusscd President determined to stand his ground
ar.d refuse to give the clowns their
requested accomodation, but the resourceful Livingstone began a counter-offensive to the Joker attack.
On the doors of the janitor's room
and the men's washroom, both in
Brock Hall, Livingstone posted signs
that proclaimed them the "Proposed
Site Of Joker Clubhouse."
His reply to the Jokers, he said,
will remain an emphatic "No" until
the zany protestors show a membership of 150, almost twice what it
was at the beginning of the week.
Livingstone said he "believed" the
membership of the Fish and Game
dub, one of two organizations who
row occupy the old Joker hangout,
to be "forty or fifty", but offered
r.o explanation for his refusing to
take action until tlie Jokers number
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STUDENTS CHOKED STREETS of Bellingham Saturday and brought traffic to a standstill
as UBC invaded the Washington city for a niyht  football  game   with   Western   Washington
College of Education.   Ardor of the 1000 students who trekked south was only slightly dampened when the Varsity team dropped the game 32-0.
Jabez Memorial
Fund Underway
The Jabez Memorial Fund is neve
Collection of contribution will
begin in earnest today, according *•.
sponsors of the  Memorial Fund.
Accredited collection agents, distinguished by a black mourning arm
band, are stationed today in the Ar-
norics, Brock Hall and cafeteria.
No definite quota has been set for
the Fund, according to sponsors of the
movement, and collection agents will
be withdrawn tomorrow or Friday
"as soon as sufficient funds for the
purchase of a memorial have been
Directors of the Fund are still adamant in their insistence that contributions are not to exceed ten cents.
"This is NOT a Drive" the Directors insist. 'We hope that every student' will contribute, and we feel that
by keeping individual contributions
to token size, the purely voluntary
nature of this Memorial Fund will bc
Vandals Damage
AMS Prexy's Car
Vandals ripped wires from the car
of AMS president Grant Livingstone
Monday night while he was presiding over a Student Council meeting
in the Brock Hall.
Livingstone stated he returned to
his car after the meeting to find Ihe
entire system of wires connecting the
dashboard with the rest of the car,
torn from its place.
Nothing had been stolen from the
car, however.
Sororities Pledge 115
Coeds In Spring Rushing
Sorority rushing which began September 19, terminated last Thursday
•A.leh the collection of bids by the
rushees at Dean Mawdsley's office.
Tlie nine sororities on the UBC
w.T.pus assimilated 115  co-eds.
Following is a ■• list of sororities
and their pledges: ALPHA DELTA
II; Helen Brethour, Joan Campbell,
L!j|.cth Clync, Barbara Graham,
wiitio Gremcll, June Little, Donna
I.omow, Beth McEachcn, Shirley
.UjcKenzie, Bcttina Purvis, Harriet
Reid. Leone Watts. ALPHA GAMMA
DELTA; Patricia Gamcy, Ruth Liv-
..-.jstono, Kay MacDonald, Betty Mc-
Kon.iry, Lorraine Mayoh, Colleen
Keddin, Beverley Robertson, Beverley
S;riithson, Sheila Wolstencroft. ALPHA OMICRON PI: Connie Dougan,
N.innette Durham, Gladys Finlay,
Jeine Ilalleor, Sherry Johnson, Mil-
deed Kerr, Doris Larkin, Ruth McDonald, Fayc Parker, Alona Proud,
Mary Sibley, Ivy Terrace. ALPHA
Pill: Lois Bennett, Marion Bennett,
Muriel Carson, Leona Francis, Audrey Gilbert, Helen Hatfield, Sherlc
Lynrh, Lynn Marshall, Jean Mowatt,
Iris Murray, Audry Orchard, Beverley Scott, Enid Sinclair, Rcnneth
Stone, Sara-Lee Tidball, Jean Umple-
, by, Ruth Vilstrup, Joan Wilcox,
j Gladys Worrall. DELTA GAMMA:
j Juno Baird. June Brown, Opal Clarke,
j Dorccn Coursier, Anne Forrester,
Nancy Fraser, Nan Hardie, Guida
Hill, Jean Hopkins, Pamela Johnson,
Esmc McDonald, Joan McLean, Gret-
chen Mathers, Joyce Meilicke, Robin
Orr, Margaret Pike, Barbara Seymour, Sheila Stewart, Dorcen Wake-
ly, Mary Williams, Shelagh Wood.
GAMMA Pin BETA: Margaret Bearn-
er, Joyce Clarke, Rosemary Coul-
thard, Catherine Hill, Pat Johnson,
Catherine Long, Pamela McCorkeLI,
Willa McKinnon, Joan Mitchell, Mary
Mowbray, Nancy Norris, Joan Palmer, Martha Philpott, Joan Ritchie,
Nancy Russell, Nini Scott, Patricia
Stewart, Dionc Teasdale, Nancy Wells.
Burt, Joan McEachran, Virginia
Michas, Margaret Stokkland, Daphne
Stuart, Janet Vesper, DELTA Till
EPSILON: Shirley Bookman, Sharon
Fox, Esta Gorovitch, Fay Naglcr,
Ethel Slobin, Ruth Snider. KAPPA
KAPPA GAMMA: Shirley Abbott,
Eleanor Hall, June Martin, Diana
Milson, Diane Newcomb, Beth Painter, Joan Powell, Virginia Richards,
Ruth   Stevens,   Norma  Turner,   Joan
UBC Students In Court
Three Vancouver students, two of them from UBC, paid
nominal fines in Bellingham police court Tuesday following
arrests during the University "invasion" of Washington State
over the weekend.
W. A. Erskine, first year arts student and Homer McCormick, another
Vancouver student, forfeited their $15
bail when they failed to appear en
charges of intoxication.
xtra Fees Levied
On Chem Students
Extra fees of up to $10 will be levied on all chemistry students at UBC tliis year as a result of higher material costs and
increased breakages in university laboratories.
Extra fees of ?3 to ?5 will be paid<t>-
for each chemistry subject on a stu-
Bellinghaxn city police, who picked
up the tw» students Saturday night,
said they, were .among other.Canadians who "over-celebrated" the
football "invasion,"
A. Stewart, UBC student paid a
small police fine in police court when
he appeared on charges of negligent
driving. Joe Capozzi, who was in the
same car with Stewart, was acquitted of a similar charge.
Bids Invited
For Fellowships
Applications are invited by the
Royal Society and by the Imperial
College of Tropical Agriculture for
research and appointments.
The Council of the Royal Society
invites applicants for the Alan Johnston, Lawrence and Moseley Research Fellowship into the problems
of human and animal health and
diseases and biological field related
thereto. Tlie Fellowship will be tenable at any place approved by the
The appointment will be for two
years and will bc renewable up to a
maximum of five years. The stipend
will bc £850 per annum, with superannuation benefits to which tho successful candidate will bc required to
contribute 5% of annual stipend and
to which the Society will make a
contribution of 10%.
Tlie Imperial College of Tropical
Agriculture invites candidates for appointments under the Cocoa Research
Scheme for the West Indies as (a)
Senior Plant Breeder and (b) Senior
Plant Physiologist. This appointment'
also will be on agreement for a
period of two years, but, is intended
tli at they will bo assimilated into a
new   Colonial   Research   Service.
Candidates should possess good academic  and  research  qualifications.
Applications should bc made on
forms to be obtained from the Assistant Secretary, Tlie Royal Society,
Burlington House, London, W.I., -*o
bc in not later than Nov. 1, 1947, and
on forms obtainable from the Secretary, Tlie Imperial College of Tropical
Agrieultre, Grant Building, Trafalgar S> uare, London, W.G.2, by Oct.
PNC Conference
Meets In Oregon
The Executive of the Pacific Northwest College Conference opened its
annual meeting^ ol Portland, Ore.,
Tuesday. The two-day conference
will lay the groundwork for the annual general meeting to be held in
the spring.
Bob Harwood, Treasurer of the
Alma Mater Society, is attending as
representative of the outlying districts, which includes The University
of British Columbia, University of
Alaska, and College of Idaho.
Harwood was elected to his executive post at the general meeting held
last spring, which he and Grant Livingstone attended as UBC representatives.
Harwood will issue a report on the
meeting when he returns to UBC
UBC representatives to the general
meeting will be ttioscn later in the
Rehearsal will be called for Woodwinds and Brass at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Octohcrl5 in the Auditorium. Rehearsal will be called for
Strings at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 16 in the Auditorium.
dents' course, although no student's
will  pay more  than $10.
Passes for laboratory periods will
be issued when the fees are paid, and
no student will be admitted to "labs"
without the passes.
Passes will be required of both veteran and non-veteran students, but
DVA will pay tlie extra fees for students on war service gratuities.
The levy will bo collected October
20 to 24 in Room 203 of the Science
The office will be open to collect
the charge from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Five dollars will be levied on all
students in Chemistry 150, 200, 225,
250, 300, 310, 409, 425 and 451 to 458.
Three dollars will be paid by students in Chemistry 100, 325 and 407.
Totem pictures for all upper year
artsmen are being taken this week.
Included in this group are Commerce,
Home Ec and Physical Education.
Caps and gowns will bc provided
for students In their graduating year.
Final year students only have been
given the privilege of seeing proofs.
There will be an extra charge of
50 cents for this service.
Torontonensis Has
Greek "Situation"
Toronto, Oct. 9-(CUP)-Other Canadian universities, besides UBC, are
having their "Greek Situations".
At the University of Toronto, Harry
Mills, editor of the year book, announced that this year "Tlie Toronto-
ntnsis" will not have a fraternity section.
"Tlie main reason for the move,"
he said, "is the lack of response on
the part of the frats, In the past the
Greek societies at Toronto have been
notoriously slow in submitting material for the year book."
"Any fraternities wishing to be
represented in the year book", Milts
announced, "will bc placed in the
club section, providing there arc
enough frats submitting material to
warrant it".
They will however have to conform to the contracts and deadlines
similar to other years' he added.
Pre-Meds Plan
Hospital Drive
Plans for a province wide campaign
during 1947-48 to obtain support for
the establishment of a UBC Medical School were outlined at a meeting of Pre-Med students Friday noon
in Ap. Sc. 100.
Four Injured
In Car Crash
Four UBC students were
hospitalized on their way home
from the Washington "invasion" early Sunday when the
car in which they were riding
was in collision with a Vancouver street car.
John "Chick" Turner, sports editor of The Daily Ubyssey, suffered
bruises and shock in the accident involving the car which he was reportedly driving and a streetcar at Forty-
ninth and Oak.
Most seriously injured was Pat
Johnson, who received facial injuries,
a possible fractured nose and shock.
Also suffering from shock were
Dorccn Wakely, 19, and Garvin Robinson, 21.
Students Jockey
Buses For BCER
If that bus driver looks
vaguely familiar don't be surprised' Of tlie 22 drivers employed by the B.C. Electric 14
are students, so he may sit
beside you in History 433.
Typical of these is Terry Moore,
a married veteran studying psychology at UBC. 'Moore's working
day begins at 7.30 ir. the morning
when he jockeys one of the busses
out of the Tenth and Trimble depot
in time for first lecture rush.
His shift enables him to dovetail
with lectures, and still manage 15
to 20 driving hours a week by driving
"specials" for dances, games and
other   extra-curricular   activities.
Although they are not union men,
Moore and the other drivers work
in full co-operation with the union
and receive  all benefits.
Moore had nothing but kind words
for his passengers. "My beef," he
said, "is with the drivers of Buicks
who persist in side passing me at
the corner by the Science Building."
Last Chance For
Aggie Hop Tickets
To-day is the last chance for Aggies to get their Tickets to tlie Barn
Dance to-morrow night, states Ian
Greenwood, Aggie Undergrad president. Any tickets remaining on
Thursday wili be sold to students of
other faculties.
Tickets at two dollars a couple, are
being sold by Pete Guiry and his
crew in the Aggie building.
Ubyssey Exclusive
A major witness at the inquest to
be held this week into the deaths of
five persons drowned aboard the
coastal vessel Gulfstrcam will be a
UBC commerce student who fought
for life on the flooded lower decks
of the floundering ship.
He is army veteran Doug Basil, who
joined tlie crew of the ill-fated vessel
only a few hours before she pitched
on her side on the snag-tooth beach
of treacherous Dinner Rock, near
Powell River.
Basil was in the after lounge of the
converted navy ship when it struck
"like a head-on oar smash."
The shock of the impact knocked
Basil's wrist watch from his arm.
Lightning-quick thinking saved him
from the watery grave which trapped
five other persons in the aft end of
the ship.
worse than war
He scrambled quickly up a com-
panionway to escape to the moon-
shaped reef.
"All I can remember of that moment',' Basil said, "is the horrifying
sensation of being trapped in the after
lounge with the lights out, the water
rushing in . . . and the screams . . ."
Basil had signed onto the ship
earlier in tho day to earn extra money
to supplement his DVA student's
allowance. .
Tlie accident was more terrifying
than any war experience," the Canadian army veteran said.
Until the inquest to be held into tlie
five persons killed in the wreck,
Basil lias been sworn to secrecy en
details of the accident.
Two other UBC students left tlie
ship only the night before the tragic
crash, he said,
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Letters To The Editor
Wednesday, October 15, 194V
Offices in Brock Hall. Phone: ALma 1621
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF    -     -    -    -    DONALD FERGUSON
GENERAL STAFF: Copy Editor, Ron Haggart; News Editor,   Tore   Larsscn;   Features   Editor,   George   Robertson,
Photography Director, Bob Cave; Sports Editor, Chick Turner.
It is said that there is nothing that stimulates a team to give its all for the old school
tie more than a large crowd of rabid supporters to cheer it on. If that js the case no
UBC team has ever had more stimulation at
any away game than the football 'Birds had
last Saturday night in Bellingham.
Close to 9P0 fans augmented by the
Varsity Band and the Seaforth Pipe Band
made the trip to watch the boys give their
all, which the players did against a vastly
superior team.
But partisan spirit can be carried too far
as was evidenced by performance of a good
many UBC rooters during the course of the
When things started going badly for our
side (immediately after the opening kick-off)
the crowd began to get out of hand- Less and
less attention was paid to the pleas of the
cheer leaders for a rousing yell. Most of
the UBC "supporters" might just as well have
been sitting on their faces for all the cheering
they did.
But at the half time break the lost voices
were suddenly regained. The UBC crowd
must have dropped a few notches jin the
estimation of the Americans when they tried
to howl the Western Washington Band off
the playing field. Although many of the
UBC partisans were not involved the can-
duct was sufficiently general to warrant condemnation of the whole group.
The fact that our hosts overlooked certain of the niceties of hospitality, such as
the playing of the Canadian anthem during
the pre-game ceremonies, was still not sufficient justification for the reception we gave
their efforts to entertain us,
We suggest that the seeming inability
of the cheerleaders to cope with the crowd
might be due in part to their inexperience
but an even more of the blame must fall
on those students who are too lazy to learn
their own school yells.
Evidently, we haven't got a winning team,
but if support at the games is to be of the type
described the rooting sections might just as
well stay home,
The loss of another football game is
something we should be inured to by now.
But a student body with as fine a tradition as
ours has cannot stand the loss of its self
respect. . J.W.
The Children's Hour
All hail, my lop-eared little lycanthropes.
Today, without apology or extenuation of
any kind, other than a vagrant desire to
produce a homesickness in those of you
whose hearts lie in upper Vancouver Island,
we blow the long brassy trumpet in tribute
to our favorite weekly newspaper, the Court-
nay-Comox "Argu;*".
The Courtenay-Comox "Argus", like
most newspapers, has a pardonable weakness
for the blowsy, the bombastic and the plain
high-flown, when it gets around to a statement of creed- Floating straight out from the
masthead of the "Argus" and snapping in the
strong winds from the editor's chair, is the
cry: "OUR OBJECTIVE: to give the news
impartially .without fear or favour regardless
of party, sect or interest."
The dear old "Argus" is too modest. Not
just content to dish up what it considers to bo
news regardless of interest, it makes a valiant
attempt to give news regardless of syntax,
subject and predicate and the lowly comma.
This commendable freedom from restraint
has horrid possibilities in the hands of the
"Argus" staff.
Take for example, the "Argus" correspondent at Bowser, V.I., whose unsullied and
untrimmed prose suggests that he has never
staggered under the editorial lash. Just as
completely unafrai dand natural as the day
he left kindergarten, the Bowser correspondent writes:
"An incident which might have been fatal
happened on Sunday afternoon in front of
Georgia Park Service Station. An old car
had just come over the bridge when the door
flew open and the lady occupant fell to the
highway. The doctor was notified and the
lady had her head dressed and was soon on
her way again"
Provided we can bring ourselves to agree
that the incident might indeed have proved
fatal, the following facts become available for
the reconstruction of this bedlam in Bowser:
It happened on Sunday.
It happened in front of Georgia Park
Service Station.
It happened near the Service Station end
of the bridge.
So far, so good. We have it placed now.
All that remains is to find out just what
happened, and how. If we go slowly with
this thing ,and keep our eyes open, we may
get it yet.
Well, then. Tlie car has just cbme over
the bridge. The car is abreast of the Georgia
Park Service Station, when the door flics
open and the lady occupant falls to the highway-
Not very difficult, is it? Tlie door of
either the car or the service station flies open,
and the lady occupant falls out. Once we establish whether the lady was occupant of the
car door or the service station door, the thing
resolves itself in jig time, if we but remember
that thus is Sunday, in Bowser. Service stations are closed on Sunday. Ergo, the lady
was the occupant of the car door.
Forget the driverless car careening down
the road. We have a lady occupant on the
highway. What next? Why, notify the doctor,
of course.
"The doctor was notified and the lady
had her head dressed and was soon on her
way again." Hmmm. Either that means that
the doctor was notified (and didn't attend
the lady occupant) and the lady occupant,
nipping smartly into a beauty parlor, soon
emerged in hot pursuit of her car door; or the
doctor attended the lady occupant, dressed
wounds and sent her on her way. Remember
the clue? Well, it's Sunday, see, and the
beauty parlor would be closed. So the doctor
dressed the lady occupant. He has us doing
it now. We mean, the Bowser correspondent
has us doing it now.
Before we leave this imbroglio of flying
doors and fallen lady occupants, though, we'd
like to suggest our own version of this matter.
We'll agree that the lady occupant had her
head dressed, and that the doctor dressed it,
and that it happened on Sunday, in Bowser.
But we doubt that the lady was occupying
the door of that car, or that the door just
flew open.
Remember, the Bowser correspondent
said it was an OLD car. Well, YOU take an
an old car, with stiff springs, and go riding
over tlie rough Island Highway for miles
and miles and miles; and when, finally, you
race over the bridge at Bowser, and see a
service station where you want a service
station—why, most anyone is apt to fling open
the door and fall headlong to the highway, in
the excitement of the moment. Especially if
they've been riding in an OLD car, without
any of those newfangled conveniences-
Well, just before we pick up our tin
can and go out to collect a nickel from those
of you who couldn't find a Jabez Memorial
Fund agent yesterday, we'd like to say this:
It looks as if the Argus' Bowser correspondent is going to the dogs, doesn't it?
Brother, can you spare a clime?
Dear Sir:
The members of the Students Socialist Forum are not 'disavowing the
CCF" as press reports indicate. They
simply wish to retain the name under
which their club has risen to popularity beca'use that name honestly r.r
clearly states the political philosophy
in which they are interested.
Tlie fact that the club has brought
to the campus five prominent CCF
parliamentarians and no speaker
from any other Canadian party suggests that its members do favor the
CCF as the party of their choice. At
the snme time, the students do not
feel it is right to adopt the CCF name,
as the Student's Council demands, in
view of the fact that rules of the student body cannot permit a student
club to affiliate with a party and
share in making its program.
The Socialist Forum exists to present socialist speakers so students
may be well informed on that viewpoint. Many of us are CCF members,
but others are not ready to take up
membership in any party. We do not
feel it fair of the Students' Council
to say that all who are interested in
studying the socialist or any other
viewpoint must decide here and now
their political allegiances.
Murray D. Bryce
Canada's LARGEST Exc lusive Ladles' Shoe Storg
At the present their is not enough
money in the War Memorial Fund to
build the entire unit at once. It has
been decided by the various committees that the main gym and the
entrance foyer will have first priority, to be followed by the swimming
pool and later by the secondary gyms.
The whole issue depends, however,
on tho success of the forthcoming
delegation to Victoria. ED.
Dear Sir:
Some time ago you printed an
article about the new War Memorial
Gymnasium, and therein stated that
a swimming pool would be included.
Let's hear more about the swimming
When I learned, on entering UBC
this fall that there was no swimming
pool on the campus, I, was greatly
surprised. There are large numbers
of students of both sexes who are
intensely interested in swimming.
So . . . let's hear more about the
swimming pool plans. I know of at
least 500 students who are deeply
interested. Norman Minty.
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THESE POOL-PLAYING Latin Americans are, from left to
right, Harry, German, Humberto, Fred, Eugenio, and Elio.
Acadian "Spanish" Says
Latino Skirts Unchanged
Civilization  still  predominates  in  Latin  America—skirt
lengths are unchanged.
This is the official word on the subject 'as told by the
Acadian "Spanish".
Everyone has heard about Acadian <$>;
French, and now, for those who are
unaware, Acadian "Spanish" are six
rtudents from Latin America living
at Acadia Camp while attending UBC.
Representing Mexico axe Harry
Kalin, second year Arts and spokesman for the group, and freshmen
Fred Engels and German Guevara.
Freshman Eugenio Gordienko and
pre-med Rodolfo Alvarado hail from
Costa Rica while the engineers, Elio
Gonzalez and Humberto Leon, come
from Venezuela.
Elio touched off the skirt discus-
lion by stating that he "did not
igree with long skirts."
Caramba hombre who does! At
least that was the opinion voiced
by the amigos. German said, "In
Latin America skirts are two inches
above the knee." (Vive Latino Americano!)
German (El lobo) Guevara said that
he missed the "rhumba and tango"
»nd added that if "any girls want
to learn Spanish, we'll teach them."
(Please turn in all applications to
German at Acadia.)
The girls at UBC are "muy buena"
according   to   our   good   neighbours,
but Eugenio doesn't think there are
enough to go around. Es vcrdad!
Tne Latin Americans also miss the
bullfights, but German bravely offered to stage a bullfight if "a small
bull" could bc obtained. Perhaps
we can get a slightly used Aggie cow
for the "toreador" to practice on.
"The best course at university is
physics,'' said Elio, trying to get
conversation on a scientific level.
But Elio did not get any support
for this statement.
As the interview became more informal, or as tlie Spanish became a
rapid staccato  with  Henry  attempt-
Letter To  The   Editor
Dear Sir:
To my mind it Is indeed rogrctable
that an organized education program
ras not carried out prior to the recent blood donor drive. Of those approached, typical of Uie reasons given
for not donating blood were the following:—
1, "My course is pretty stiff and I
don't think I should lower my resistance in that way."
I "I'm troubled with acne and I
d«n't think my blood is in any too
good  shape."
3. "I give comsiderable amounts
during the war and I figure I've
weakened myself.'
4. "I don't get very good meals
where I board so I don't think I had
5. "I've got all I can handle this
5. "Oh, why don't you go and
pick on sonic big husky man?"
7. '1 just don't approve of it."
We would do well to realize ihe repercussions if the rest of the world
followed this "let George do it" attitude. Tlie results of rlie drive so far
are a debatable advertisement for
the university. Of course the decision
J a personal one but how many of us
reached that decision in an ini'clll-
jrnt manner?
Sincerely Yours,
Say Cameron, Public Health Nursing.
Miss Florence Olivier is requested to call at the President's
office as soon ns possible.
Will the freshman who borrowed
:.t gc'.d and grey automatic Water-
ran pencil in the Armory while
registering please call KErr. 1493 M.
ing to translate, they spoke highly
of the help given them by the administration and expressed their
pleasure  at  being  able  to  stay  at
Acadia Camp,
German and Henry produced pictures of several fair senoritas . . .
and they leave all that to come to
Well, buena suerte hombres en sus
cstudios  a  la  univcrsidad.
The Musical Appreciation Club
(formerly the Symphonic Club) will
meet in the Double Committee Room
Wednesday, Ocobcr i3 at 12:30. Program for the day will be Donizetti's
"Daughter of the Regiment" and ihe
Mad Scene and Sextet from "Lucia
There will bc a meeting of tha
Communist Forum in Aits 100 today
at 12:30. Maurice Rush will address
the assembly on "Making Democracy
Work." On Thurs., Oct. 16, a general
business meeting of tho Forum will
be held at 12:00 in Arts 202. All students interested are invited to attcn.l.
General meeting of the Civil Liberties Union to be held in Arts 103
today at noon.
Home Ec. Fashion show today
12:30, Upper Stage Room, Brock Hall.
One 1939 Villiers 125 c.c. motorcycle
in good condition. Phone Ke2523-M
after    five.
Harley Davidson "45" 1942 Army
Model. Complete overhaul within the
last 8 months. To be sold completely
equipped with saddle bags, winter
screen, buddy seat, and sealed-beam
headlamp. Phone AL. 1309 Y; ask for
Walt Nisbet.
Model "T" Ford, rebuilt, very good
engine. Three new tires. Apply on
Sunday at 2C22 Columbia Street.
Factory built trailer 18-7. Ready
for use at Acadia Trailer Camp. Ice
box, heater, hot plate, etc. Must sell.
Any rcasonabe terms.
Apply J. U. Routley—ALma. 0056.
LOST: Air force raincoat in Brock
sometime Wednesday. Leave at Pub
or phone Norman MArine 5393. Reward: beer.
From outside Bacteriology lab in
•Science building Tuesday, October 7,
a Navy Burberry was taken. If taken
by accident please call KE 2677. If
not, drop dead!
A brown fur coat at the Commodore
last Friday evening, Octobej 3. Phone
Al. 2942L and ask for Marion.
Black Shaeffer "Lifetime" pen between HM1 and Library, Please phone
Ruth at DE. 0313L.
Lost on Campus: a brown leather
wallet containing a small sum of
money and valuable personal papers.
Finder please turn in to AMS or
phone 'Pete" BA 4381 M.
Small note book bearing label
from Rio Janiero hotel, also small
Mexican change purse containing
keys. Reward at AMS office.
4 1-ari
Corsage   Specialists CALL IN
Broadway at McDonald OR PHONE
BAy. 3451
Specializing in
Stationery and Printing Co.
566 Seymour St.
As Professor Kayser Would Say
If not drop in or phone and make
an appointment, morning, afternoon or evening.
If  you  can  walk  we  can  teach
'      you to dance.
518 Hastings St. W.      PAcific 8836
(Opp,  Spencer's)
Make That Party a Success
Hear them Saturdays at the
INCORPORATED   2"? MAY 1670 'uamaby
onnas 3-3
. '■   ir; ^or squads more than upheld the honor of their
over the weekend as the opening games of the
Uu 'by union got underway at Brockton Point and
The Blue and Gold fifteens won one effort and
i Uk; other.
". the squad which ran away
X     i! honors in last years Miller
:>  'i  ;it,  ran into tough opposition
m   i' ey   n.el   Ex-South   Burnaby
•.    C'c; ual    Park.      But    the   hard
•   '•;'•!! Burnnby-ites, under Harvey
m'.'. r,   suffered   a 'rough   smearing
ia   the   tune  of 20-3,    Harvey Allen
■ '.■.--■d out  among the Varsity letter-
n.'eri in scoring, going over the Burn-
ibv  line  in  two occasions.        >
Beautiful Brockton Oval was host
to the roughest game of the day
when Meraloma's ran into the hard
fighting UBC squad. Coach Al,
Laithewaite had the situation under
control most of the time and after
a scoreless first half, UBC opened
the scoring. 'Lomas tied up near the
end of the game to make the final
count,  3-3.
Significant point to notice about
both the games is that neither of the
campus squads had their line crossed
by the opposition. Both enemy
scores came from kicks. The cam-
pusmed controlled the • field play
most of the time.
Jr. Grid Squad
Bows To Irish
UBCs Junior American Grid squad
came within an ace of chalking up an
upset victory over a highly-touted
Vanocuver Collge team Monday, and
although finally nosed out, left quite
a lasting impression on the Kerrisdale
Although outweighing the College
squad, UBC definitely lacked the finesse and savvy which comes from
Backfielders Dick Mitchell and
Harry Mark led tlie UBC attack for
the major part of the game. It was
Mark's pass to right end Don Chis-
holm that was responsible for the
Varsity tally just before th» half.
Mark fired a lovely pass from the
VC 43 yard stripe to Chisholm who
galloped 30 yards for the touchc'.own.
Tlie convert was blocked.
College fullback Jackie Boreham
was the man v/ho paled UBC hopes.
His 40-yard run in the third quarter
set up the VC touchdown. VC's convert was tallied on a reverse from
Boreham to Herron which gave the
Irish tlie game.
Men's Athletic Directorate prexy,
Dave Comparelli, has issued a reminder to all athletes on tlie campus
that they must apply to the MAD
in writing if they wish to play for
an outside team during the next
In accordance with tlie AMS code,
students will be given such peri
mission only after they have turned
out for a Varsity team and failed
to qualify.
Comparelli reminds students that
their first thought should be directed
toward playing for the University
of which they are a part Tlie
coaches of the Blue and Gold will
Wednesday, October 15, 1947
CHICK TURNER, Sports Editor
ASSOCIATES—Hal Murphy, Al Hunter,  Dick  Blockberger
REPORTERS THIS ISSUE-Oil Gray, Bruce Saunders, Sheila McAwley
Soph Melonmen Trample Frosh
A smoothly-functioning quintet of
sophomores trimmed the frosh basketball team to the tune of 36-26 in
play of an annual event which was
played in the Gym Friday.
At times scoring was almost at will;
the Sophs won a sweet revenge for
the Frosh victory of last year. Leading scorer for the upperclassmen wa3
BiS Bell who displayed some high-
grade talent in racking up 13 points
for the victors,  while Robin Aber-
be glad to see you out at the next. crombie ^^ ^e Frosh squad with
a dazzling brand of play which netted
him 13 points also.
Although badly outscored, the Frosh
quintet fought all the way from the
starting whistle to the end of the
game. Unfortunately, their play was
not consistent, and at times they came
apart at the seams rather badly—a
fact which the Sophomores quickly
took advantage of.
FROSH: Abercrombie 13, McFar-
lane 4, Phillips 3, Dixon 2, Kelly 2,
O'Brien 1, Wotherspoon 1. Total 26.
SOPH: B. Bell 13, Swenson 4, D.
Bell 4, Shaw 4, McLean 5, Watt 2,
Trim 2, Knutson 2. Total 36.
Injury - Smitten 'Birds
Lose To Vikings, 32-0
Showing little of the hustle so much in evidence during
the CPS contest, UBCs up-and-down Thunderbirds were
humbled, 32-0, by the Western Washington Vikings in an exhibition American football set-to at Belltngham's Battersby
Field, Saturday night.
With . eight    key
men sidelined
via injuries, the 'Birds were hardly
a match for the undefeated Vikings.
Not until the game was 50 minutes
gone did the locals begin to show
any co-ordination, and by then the
damage had been done.
Viking coach, Chuck Lappensbusch.
had close to 70 seasoned players in
strip and nearly all of them earned
a share of the victory. Each one
of the five Washington touchdowns
was scored by a different player.
The Vikings didn't take long to get
started, and once started they never
stopped. On the seventh play of
the game, speedster. Jack McStott
zipped around right and for 20 yards
and the first Washington major. Walt
Clayton kicked true for the extra
point- and from thereon in the
issue was never in doubt.
Close to 5000 collegiate spectators
witnessed the contest, with better
than a thousand of them flying the
Blue and Gold of UBC.
Following are the statistics:
'Birds    ,   Vikings
1st Downs
3 for 25 yds.
2 for 10 yds
Faves In Front
As Golfers Away
UBCs golf tournament progressed
favorably over the holiday weekend
with tho completion of tho first flight
Bob "68" Esplen nudged Don Bodio
1 up; Ormie Hall edged Walt Manning
3 and 2; Dave Dale heat Bob Cropper
4 and 2; Dick Hanley waylaid Phil
Strike but tlie score is not available
at pi ess time; Russ Latham beat F.
G. Dunsmuir 1 up; Doug Bajus stopped Mart Granger 4 and 2; and Bob
Plommer beat Bill McKinnon 5 and
Tne next round will match Bob
Esplen and Ormie Hall; Dave Dab
and Dick Hanley, and Russ Latham
and Doug Bajus. Bob Plommor's opponent has not been revealed as yet.
In one match of the third flight,
Scotty Kerr, down 4 and 5 to go, took
control of the last 5 holes to squeeze
ahead of Irene Anderson to finish 1
Contestants who have not finished
their matches are requested to gird
their loins and hop to it.
itba* Men Split
/eekend Card
Hank Saviour saved the day for
Varsity in the V. and D. Soccer
League Saturday as the senior round-
ball boys and North Burnaby battled
furiously to a 1-1 draw. Although
UBC did not do as well as their big
brothers, they put up a terrific scrap
as they wont down fighting on the
campus before Grandview Legion to
a 4-2 count.
Yip and Saunders scored the two
tallvs for UBC.
depend on each other
IN THE CITY OF SUDBURY and in the surrounding mining district in the Sudbury area, about
60,000 people are living today. This is a mining
region where little farming is carried on. In
the course of a year these people purchase
food to the value of about 9 million dollars
most of which comes from farms in other parts
of Canada.
FamSiei of Nickel employees are heavy purcha$trt
of meat, dairy products, bread and cereaii.
of nickel which help to keep wear and breakage
down to the very minimum.
The Nickel worker could not subsist without
the Canadian  farmer.    The  farmer  sows  and
harvests his crop more economically because
The farmer, on the other hand, must have of that amazing metal produced by the Nickel
machinery that is  tough, strong and  durable. worker. No matter how we cam a Hying
So  into   the  tractors,  combines,  mowers  and we are all one family, each   depending
other farm machines go increasing quantities    ^S^   on the others.
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