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The Ubyssey
vol. xxxn
No. 57
Photo by Bob Steiner
Beaming happily over his newly won prize Is Dick Gluiiato,
right. He will get a chance to take Catherine Murphy to the
Roof at the expense of CUS Vice-President candidate Dick Jong.
Blond Raffle At
Commerce Pep Meet
Winntr Dick Giurioto Gtts Chonct
To Tokt Catherine Murphy to Roof
Highlight of a quiet meeting of the Commerce Undergraduate Society held yesterday in the auditorium was the raffling
of blonde, buxom, blue-ibathing suited, Catherine Murphy for a
night at the roof.
Vote snagger in Dick Chong's election oalnpaign for Vice-President, the
coinely blond was won by Dave Giuri.
ato, 3rd year commerce student who
thought the deal was "very nice." He
will have an expense-free evening
with the comely blonde at the Panorama Roof.
Serious part of the meeting was the
•lection speeches for the CUS executive.
First candidate for president, Dave
Hill' said he would maintain close
cooperation between thc society and
downtown businessmen, foster interest of students in each other,, and
pledge full support of the AMS.
Second candidate, Jeff Prunner said
he would fulfill the duties the presidential position to the best of his
ability, revive commerce participation
in intramural sports, and attempt to
"create better understanding of CUS
to the students, and get greater publicity for commerce functions.
Candidate for vice-president, Ed
Bissell, promised promotion of activities which would increase spirit in
tthe Ifacullty, organize a commerce
mixer, Initiate CUS into intramurals.
Big event in speech of Dick Chong,
who "knows what the people want,"
candidate for vice president was thc
raffle of Miss Murphy.
Ian DesBrisay, candidate for treasurer, said he would "like to see the
CUS have as much drive as the Engineers."
Second candidate, John Hutton, said
he would see that CITS funds were
distributed  equitably and  fairly.
Applications For
ISS Tours Due
ISS Tours are once again scheduled
for the summer months of this year.
Tours are slalted for Scandinavia,
Great Britain, The Netherlands,
France, Germany, Austria, Italy, and
Interested UBC students should contact Felicity Pope at KE. 3497R or
leave names, addresses and telephone
numbers in Box 24, AMS office. Students will be sent complete information and application forms.
Application farms must be filled in
and relumed to the ISS committee by
March 15.
Austrian Goodwill Tour Arrives
On Campus For ihree Day Stay
Crowded Home Hear
Armour, Orr Debate
Baptist Clergy mon Soys Present
Doy Common Low Bated on Bible
"Christianity has worked wherever and whenever it has
been tried," Rev. J. Edwin Orr told an overflow student meeting
Friday in Engineering 200.
Summer Employment
Registration Dotes
Registration for summer employment will take place .tn Physics 200
on the following dates:
Today, 2nd and 3rd Commerce,
Phys. Ed. and Home Ec.
Tomorrow—2nd and 3rd Arts.
Thursday—Undergrads in Applied
Friday—Undergrads in Pharmacy,
Agriculture and Law.    ,
Saturday—Special session for those
unable to aUend other meetings.
There will be two registrations at
each session at 12:30 and 1 p.m. Please
be on time for one session or the
other. There woll be one session only
on Saturday, at 12:30 p.m.
Rev. Orr was debating the resolution "Resolved that the Social Philosophy of Jesus Christ ls Not Practical" with Les Armour, Ubyssey columnist whose writings in the student
newspaper touched off thc question.
The Baptist minister reminded his
listeners that our present day common law Is based mainly on the bible.
Armour based his argument on the
fact that there are many different
Interpretations of Christianity. He said
that there must be something better,
but admitted, "I, as a student of
philosophy, have not yet found any
answer." »
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"We cannot look to God to interfere in individual actions," he stated
during his rebuttal.
Orr said that the New Testament
was written during the first century,
not, as Armour has maintained, two
hundred years after the death of
Christ. He also corrected the columnist's statement that Christians regard
the life hereafter as important by
saying that decisions for the future
life are made during our earthly existence.
"Atheism is untenable," he stated.
"An atheist ls in a very difficult
Armour has previously described
himself as a sceptic, not an atheist or
an agnostic.
Rev. Orr pointed to the many institutions for good started by the
Christian church. Women in Christian
countries are equal to men, while
those in heathen countries are still
held inferior.
The church started the first orphanages, hospitals, leper missions, educational institutions, and trade unions.
In many of these fields, he said,
"the state governments take over
where the churches leave off."
Orr also referred to the humane
services performed by specific Christian individuals, notably David Livingstone, who helped overthrow slavery in Africa, and John Howard who
started the first prison reform movement
"Tyranny is impossible where Chris,
tianity exists," he remarked, if there
is a God, it's important that we know
his plan."
'Tween Glosses
Grad Class Holds
General Meeting
A general meeting of the 1950
graduating class will be held
in the Auditorium Friday,
March 10 at 12:30 p.m.
This year's Graduating Executive,
elected at a general meeting February
3 are: President, Don Urquhart; Secretary, Wills McKinnon; Treasurer,
George Plant, and Social Chairman,
Joan  Bennett.
The purpose of this meeting will be
to elect the Honorary President and
Vice-President, to vote upon class fees
and the class gift
*r *r T
its regular Tuesday meeting at 12:30
p.m. in Physics 201 today. Speaker
will be Molly Carter, 'instructor hy the
Extension Department, whose (topic
will be Pottery.
* * *
VOC ELECTION MEETING tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. in Arts 204. Nine
officers must be voted In for next
year's executive. Everybody please
turn out for this most important meeting.
* * *
is the subject of Maurice Rush, provincial organizer of the LPP, at 12:30
p.m. tomorrow in Arts 105.
This is the sixth in a series on
* * *
UNITED NATIONS CLUB is happy to be associated With the university lecture on the occasion of thc
Mazaryk Centenary. F. H. Soward.
International Studies head, will speak
at 12:30 p.m.  today  in Arts 100.
* * *
its last concert of the year this coming Friday, 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Featured will be soloist John
Brockington playing the Tschaikowsky Concerto in B Flat Minor for
The rest of the program will consist of a Haydn symphony and several Bach pieces, including "Jesu,
Joy of Man's Desiring," "The Little
Fugue," and "A Mighty Fortress Is
Our God."
Viennese Students Plan to Put on
Two Performances for Students
Austrian students good will touring group will arrive on
the campus today for a three day visit with UBC students, in
which they will give several performances of Viennese talent.
They will give their first display at I : —
Paper Wins Advertising
Battle After EIC Resigns
A long standing battle over the amount of advertising in
The Varsity, student newspaper at University of Toronto,
which culminated in resignation of editor in chief Stan Fillmore,
was won last week when Student Administration Council at
Toronto put administration of the Varsity completely in the
hands of the editor in chief.
Dreom Truck
Campus Immortal Has Successoi
With a "queen a minute'' as the
campus aim, the grounds and buildings
department: at UBC is determined not
to be left behind.
.Newest addition to campus cuties is
the "fresh-from-factory' replacement
for "Old Lady" Leland, UBC's tired
out faithful garbage truck.
With her gorgeous creamy complexion and clear, sparkling eyes, this
mass product of the Machine Age
has students all agog. Ol Hinterland
UBC just isn't used to these new
and modern inventions.
Making never a sound, as slippery
as the orange peels she devours,
"Queenie'' purrs about the campus
ccntcntedly guzzling all the old landmarks.
No longer will discarded lunch bugs
and cast-off banana-skins bo able to
live out a peaceful existence in some
quiet corner of the campus.
Now that Queenie is on the job,
they will wind up, but quick, in the
cn/.y embrace of an enthustiastic incinerator.
But Queenie cloesn t stop at lunch
papers and fruit poolings. Rumor has
I ii' thai, discouraged professors are tak-
I ing this simple way of ridding them-
i selves of discouraging students.
j    Evidence   of   tattered   trousers   and
crumbled cashmeres in concealed corners   bears   out   this   ugly   and   disquieting   rumor,
Student's   will   still   remember   the
I pi-.u'inus Leland, tho'. As much a landmark   us  some  of   our   "temporary"
buildings, returning grads always ask
about  the unconquerable relic.
Her peeling, red-painted sides have
been a familiar sight around the
campus since 1922, and students of the
old Fairview establishment remember
her well.
Aggie students, especially, always
have a soft spot for the "Old Lady."
She reminds them so much of the
— ah, disposal trucks back on tho
"Queenie" is undoubtedly a big
improvement at UBC but' we wonder
what's going to happen when an over-
zealous student decides to ditch some
incriminating evidence and winds up
as a well-done and completely unrecognizable "ash"J
<y At the same time the council reinstated  Fllmore as edtior  in  chief.
For some time Toronto students
had been complaining about the large
amount of advertising in the paper.
The Varsity staff had been complaining, also, that the non student business manager had too much say in
the administration of the paper.
Resignation of Fllmore originally
came up when he pulled two small
ads; from a special edition of the
paper at 3:30 in the morning without
the business manager's permission.
Tho council passed a motion giving
the business manager more than 50
percent control of the paper. Filmore
and his staff resigned.
Following the resignation the Varsity printed a front page open letter
to the student council requesting that
they reconsider their move of taking
the paper out of the hands of students.
Filmore's resignation was accepted
by nine councillors with another
i fifteen  sustaining.
12.30 p.m. tomorrow In the Auditorium. A downtown performance
will be made for the general public
Wednesday night, and a full show for
students will open at 3:30 Thursday.
Also Included in their plana Is a
session of German Poetry reading for
members of the German Club.
Austrian group has been in North
America since last November, touring
on a non-profit basis. Main object of
their tour is to encourage international friendship and facilitate the
exchange of ideas between 'young
Intellects of the world.'
Tour was planned by 'Amt fuer
Studenwanderungen', Office for wandering students, ih gratitude for aid
rendered to Austrian student* during
the war by Canada and U.S.
Singers, dancers, and yodellers were
chosen from university of Vienna
students, and are reported to have
reached a nearly professional level.
The 31 students represent as many
regions of Austria at do fhe songs
and dances they perforin. Their costumes were borrowed from provincial
museums in Austria.
Group is led by, 24 year old Susanne
Polsterer, who has received her PhD
from University of Vienna In spite of
the fact that she waa barred from a
matriculation course at the age of 17
because of defiance of the Nazis.
Students represent almost every
phase of university study. Amongst
them ls Karl Matittch, acclaimed as
academic champion of Austria and
one of the ski champions of Europe.
Muiscal director Felix Molzcr has
been musical conductor of the famed
Vienna Boy's Choir which toured
North America in 1949. Yodelling star
and Zither player Vroni Stoekl is
known throughout Austria as "The
Nightingale of Brixntal." Her voice
has been described by critics as "a
combination of a bird warble and a
This group has gone out of its way
to come to UBC, because of its reputation of being the 'most internationally-minded university in North America.'
$100,000 Needed
To Resurface
UBC Thoroughfares
Until the government supplies fhe
university with 1100,000 for the repair*
ing of campus roads no work will be
undertaken ln resurfacing them, Ernest Perrault, assistant to the director
of university extension told the
Ubysaey yesefdey.
Ashes will be used to fill pothole!
on the east mall which runt behind
the Ubrary. Funda for' repaying «•
not available because building ..projects come first in the eyes of thf
government the Ubyssey waa told.
"The provincial government has
been exceedingly geneorus but building projects come first,*' Perrault
Repaying of Chancellor Boulevard
ia complete and traffic began moving
along that thoroughfare laat week,
provincial police said.
Students who can are requested to
use the main mall since the surface on
the road is light and excess traffic
might cause It to break up again.
Students approaching the university
on Marine Drive are requested by
police to continue on that road *nA
use the Fort Camp entrance to UBC.
Police say that the unprecedented
volume of traffic meeting at university boulevard and Marine drive has
caused several jams and kept students
late for lectures.
New gates at the main entrance to
the university on Chancellor Boulevard are now almost complete. Money
for the gates to the long neglected
main entrance was donated by V.
Ronald Graham, prominent Vancouver
Aid To Unemployed Said
Totalitarian' By Day
Government help to ease unemployment leads to totalitarianism J. Fried Day, former head of the UBC department of
Commerce told members of the UBC Civil Liberties Union
last week. * ■       ■ —-—
Mr. Day was debating the question
"Is Employment a Civil Right" with
Dr. Barnett Savery, present head of
the UBC Philosophy faculty.
Dr. Savery re-defined individual
right's as privileges accorded to citizens by the majority of people in a
democratic society.
In this sense, he stated employment
is a civil right, since people want
jobs and are better off when they
have them.
Status' quo defenders, he continued,
are dubious etbout employment as a
right, because of the fear of controls
it would entail. Scientific evidence
does not support this attitude, he said.
'It's the job «f society to see to it
hat jobs are available for people when
they want to work," said Dr, Savery.
Effective demand and the individuals
skill are the only things that will
obtain employment for the workman,
according to J. Friend Day.
In his lifetime, he said, ho has seen
a "complete re-orientation" in society's
attitude toward government aid to
Insistence of people's right to em-
; ployment necessitates the government
; "taking   up  the  slack   of   unemployment.'" and leads to totalitarianism, he
Student Work
To Be Shown In
UBC Art Gallery
UBC students with an artistic flair
will soon have an opportunity to display their talents.
The Visual Arts Committee has announced a1 spring exhibit of student
work in drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, pottery, weaving
and textile work. All entries must bo
submitted by March 22.
The exhibit  is to be held in  the
Art Gallery in the Library, and will
continue for one week, commencing
March 28.
The selection of works to be entered will be made by the executive
of the Visual Arts committee. Entries
will be judged on the basis of originality and competent workmanship.
Members of the committee urge students to support the exhibit with both
entries and atendance, for, as one of
the executive declared, "The success
of this exhibit will hasten the formation of a Faculty of Pine Arts at
The former commerce department j Those wishing to enter work in the
head said lie preferred his own free- • exhibit may obtain entry blanks and
dom as "something greater than : information from Mrs. Bowron in the
security." Art  Gallery. P«g0 I
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Senior Editor - HUGH CAMERON
Assistant - ANN LANGBEIN Associate - BETTY HORTIN
e Want More
Tuesday,  March  1,  1950
Vancouver's new Symphonic Orchestra
proved itself a decided asset to the city in its
debut Friday night.
Unfortunately, a partial muzzling of the
group by the downtown press resulted in an
almost empty house.
' The Ubyssey is convinced the press missed an opportunity to perform a worthwhile
public service. It seems strange to us that
a newspaper which purports to be Canada's
best felt that an unspectacular armed robbery
was My times a* Important as the founding
of a new orchestra.
Surely, from a long range point of view,
a new orchestra will be of more interest to
»floTe people than a robbery which will be
forgotten tomorrow.
-Yet th* downtown press was willing to
risk the folding of the new group merely to
•present its public with the usual long Ust of
tripe and tcash which daily forces readers
to turn to the ad pages in self-defence.
fhe all-too-prevalent philosophy that a
newspaper exists to sell newspapers seems
likely to result not only in community ruin
but also in the demise of a large number of
newspaper bankruptcies, The public will take
only so much.
'The new orchestra with its strong brass
section and neatly balanced strings is able
to present orchestrations impossible to the
Vancouver Symphony.
There were certain inadequacies in the
Friday night premieres a somewhat colourless presentation of Schubert's Unfinished
Symphony and a muted trumpet which somehow contrived to sound like the rending of
starched linen. But these were errors which
can easily be remedied.
The bright new orchestration of Grofe's
"On the Trail" thoroughly delighted the
audience. Performances of Rimsky-Korsa-
koff's Scherherazade, Dukas' Sorcerer's Apprentice and David Bennet's Rhythm's of
Rio were first-rate.
We heard music which had been denied
to us before. And we liked it. Charles King,
the new conductor, is one of Canada's rising
young musicians. He is one of the few conductors in the country who can play any
instrument in his group competently and,
thus, is able to understand the full potentialities of the orchestra.
In short we want to hear more from
Charles King and his musicians. We want to
see them given a fair deal—meaning completely adequate publicity^-by the downtown
PW* .      i.e.    *".<
Critic on the heatth      * w» broekin9ton
The concert of music by Jean Coult-
hard Adams proved to be a rewarding
experience for those in attendance.
The works offered were not the product of a mind steeped in the dissonances of the twentieth century
but rather the result of a contemporary
technique coupled with the impressionistic approach to composition that
flowered under the touch of Debussy
and Ravel. The effect was quite distinctive ahd reflected a certain? poetic
lyricism and a sensitive awr.reness of
nature. One might almost call the
music of Jean Coulthard "pastoral"
since all the compositions were notable for their flu'id grace and delicate
ccloristlc effects.
In the songs, which were set to
words by Louis MacKay, one felt ithat
the composer was most consistently
persuasive. 'Hie subtle changes of
mood were movingly interpreted by
Beth Watson aided by the composer
at the piano.
The piano sonata, also a most ingratiating work, emerged as the highlight of th* program, due to the
nobility of the execution by Frances
Adaskin. It was one of those rare
things: a completely realized performance In which every note had meaning
arnd beauty. ,
If all new music could have performance fo such strength and artistry
perhaps conitemporary music would
not be so generally ignored by the
public. "Msdern" music Is the result of
new thoughts and ideas. The humanity
Letter To Tht Editor
Loses a Good Friend
Editor, Dear Sir:
Comment on hee (Haftrtess) Armour's recent attacks or comments
(es you wish) on Christianity has
brought forth considerable comment
from otherwise silent campus figures.
They have ceaselessly attacked Armour for his juvenile thinking and
unethical comments. But let us stop
and reconsider discrimination of negroes and other minority groups as
Christianity, ithen who ls being juvenile? If you consider the praising of
the fascist murder Franco by the Pop?
as "God's voice on earth," then who
'.a being childish?
Questions like these, when answered
by ourselves with unbiased thinking,
may prov? to be true.
Let. us not fool ourselves; even
though Mr. Armour may be hairless,
he certainly is coi brainless. He has
spoken the "gospel truth" and it hurts!
His approach may be a little too strong
for many people to stomach, but never-
the less, it brings this issue into the
Mr. Armour, my, hat off to you for
having guts enough to come out and
say what you think.
H. B.
Editor, Dear Sir:
Recent explanations about the oaf
mamagemwrlt overlooked one factor
which has been the major cause of
recent price hikes far meals. It us
alleged that tbe drop In student purchasing has been caused by the loitering In the cafe. This means that if
the students can keep the caf clear
for meal purchasers, Ithe prices should
come down. Let's get the fadts.
and feeling for true beauty that is
found in Bach is just as apparent in
the music of Stravinsky once the veil
of these new techniques has been penetrated. The root of the trouble lies
with the performers who are bound
by the mental habits required for recreating the music of the past. Performers spend years perfecting their
playing of 18th and 19th century mus-
'c. Why can't the same be done for
the music of the 20th? When one explores contemporary music there is all
the excitement of creating something
new and fresh. There is no guide to
interpretation other than the composers' directions. Imagination is allowed full play. This reelilal just
proves how exciting modern music
can be when it receives the care and
attention that too many performers reserve only for the classic and romantic type.
The finest student musical performance that I have ever heard on
this campus was offered by Glen Geary
and Colin Slim io Monday's duo-
piano recital. There was taste, technique and a sense of style that one
rarely encounters In campus concerts.
The program included mu^lc by Bach,
Mozart, Beethoven, Benjamin ond
Pentland, and every composition achieved the effect aimed at by the composer. Really outstanding was Colin
Sllm's traverslal of the solo part of
the Beethoven first  piano, concerto.
The performance had verve, artistry
fluency, and a degree of professional
polish that Is rarely encountered in
amateur recitals. This interesting program causes one to wo.-.der why the
students have to wait until the sixth
of March for a presentation of tills
calibre. The academic year began in
September, didn't it?
Ubyssey Classified"-
The university will lose a good friend at
the -end of the session when Professor E. H.
Morrow, head of the Commerce Department
retires from his post.
As head of the department, which still
ha* not gained the status of a faculty, Prof.
Morrow has watched the unit 'become one of
the most respected in Canada. It is largely
dtie to his guidance and ability as an administrator that this has become the case.   '
Commerce students who have had deal
ings with the head of their department have
admired and respected him for his advice and
U£C, which is going through a period of
expansion and building as never before, needs
many more men like Prof. Morrow whose in
sight and ability have been of immeasurable
help in training students for the world of
Let us hope that his successor will carry
on the same traditions of excellence which
Prof. Morrow believed in and practised.
Everyone, it seems, is frying* to*, getinto
the act. The Food Technology Club has forwarded a booklet to prospective employers
to the Ubyssey. The booklet contains an introduction by Dean of Agriculture B. E.
Eagles and the picture, marital status and
experience of every student in the club. The
Ubyssey pats the Food Technology Club on
the back too and any other group who have
promoted themselves along similar lines.
and all that
During the past two weeks this column
has engaged in a running battle with assorted
campus religious groups.
This week we are pleased to turn our
weekly allotment of type over to the Student
Christian Movement's Bob Wallace.
We should first, however, like to make
one or two remarks. Our last column was
devoted to lambasting one aspect of contemporary Christianity. It did not represent our
opinion of the whole of Christianity.
In view of this we should like to enumerate certain basic points brought out in a
public debate with Dr. J. Edwin Orr.
1. Christianity with its conglomeration
of the New Testament, Stoicism, Aristitelian-
ism, and Neo-Platonism is so hopelessly full
of inherent ambiguities that no one can now
say what is Christianity and what is not.
2. The "other-world" attitude of Christianity is basically defeatism.
3. Christianity says that knowledge is
not necessary to right action. All that is
needed is an examination of one's conscience.
Psychologists have shown us that the conscience does not exist.
by I
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plastic Scotty attached. Please phone
Alf at CE. 8847.
pen in vicinity of Home Ec Building
or Civil Engineering Building. Please
phone Diane, KE. 5374L.
2 weeks ago I lost; all my credentials
ns well. I know these papers are useless to anyone but me. If found please
get in touch with me. Reward. KE;
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Bryant, AL. 1641L.
P and E SLIDE RULE lost on campus Friday, arch 3. Finder please
phone PA. 8479. Reward.  Urgent.
WOULD, PERSON who phoned AT..
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es armour
Les has kindly given the SCM an opportunity to answer his last two columns. We
appreciate the opportunity.
It has been mentioned in some cf the
letters printed that he was not quite as
objective in his approach as his philosophic
and scientific method would require. Wo
would reiterate that statement at the same
time realizing that his aim was primarily
a journalistic one and thus required the
sacrifice of some degree of scientific objectivity.
Since Dr. Orr and Mr. Armour have held
a public debate on the question raised in the
last column we will address ourselves to those
raised in the penultimate column.
Mr. Armour claims that the missionary
endeavour has disrupted the social and economic integration of the individual. Actually,
the Christian Church is the most constructive influence in an inevitably destructive
situation. Both world trade and western technological culture are disrupting influence?
also but it was the Council of Christian
Churches in India, for example, that took
over relief and reconciliation during the
riots after independence. In all the countries
it is the church that has established the first
hospitals, universities and agricultural projects.
We find no ground for Mr. Armour's
statement that Christian ethics is no more
than equal to comparative ethics, Christianity
is more than ethics as is mentioned later,
but we challenge Mr. Armour to indicate
a higher ethic. Wherever the church har,
gone, to use only one example, the position of
women and children has been improved. In
regards to Mr. Armour's illustration, the Caste
system is an implicit part of the Hindu religion whereas the Christian church condemns
Mr. Armour's third criticism is rather a
sweeping statement involving the whole
philosophic problem of epitomology. How can
man find knowledge? People write books
about this problem, not columns, but it must
not be forgotten that some of the greatest
minds in all generations including our own,
leaders in science, philosophy and all branches
of life, have faith in the revelation of ultimate reality as found in the person of Jesus
Christ. Dr. Orr has given sufficient examples
of this fact. We regret Mr. Armour's lack of
the humility so necessary in science.
On the basis of Les' own remarks regarding
the lack of conclusive evidence concerning
life after death we regret to see him claim
that belief in this concept is no more than
"idiotic mumblings". We would again remind
him that many sincere and great minds have
iaith in the existence of eternal life.
Bob Wallace
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1949 FLYfoOUTH COACH. Radio,
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Will give additional 3000 mile guarn-
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1938 MORRIS 8 SEDAN. Licensed,
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condition, $350. MA. 5773.
K and E Polyphase Duplex slide
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made 3 months ago. English worsted
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West 81-L.
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Ask for Cliffe.
very good shape. AL. 3241L.
FROWN CONEY COAT, newly remodelled, reasonable. Mrs. O'Grady,
MA. 6600, 9 - 5 p.m.
NOTES, THESIS or essays copied
typist. Reasonable   rates.   KE.   0726R.
GERMAN COACHING-translations
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UBC organizations—Have your bulletins mimeographed at reasonable
prices. See Stan Buchanan at Radio
Sodieity, South Brock basement or
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Hut L 2 Wednesday noon. New members welcomed.
DR. SAGE will be the guest speaker at the Alpha Omega (Ukranlan
Society) meeting Tuesday, 12;30, Arts
105. Everybody is welcome to this
JAZZ SOCIETY WILL mee; at 7:30
p.m. Thursday, March 9. Speaker, Dr.
Savory. Topic, "A philosopher Jooks
at Psychology."
VISUAL ARTS CLUB presents Mol-
lie Carter on Pottery. Illustrated with
slides and examples, Tuesday, 12:30
p.m. Physics 201.
"THE QAULITIE'S OF A Successful Marriage" will be the topic of tho
next discussion by the SCM group o:i
Human Relations.   The speaker   will
be Miss Black of the Home Ec Department. Discussion is to be held Tuesday from*12:30 to 1:30 in SCM Room
312 Auditorium Building.
Come to Ex-Magee Dance on Friday
March 10 at school. Time 8:30 p.m.
1S28 Wttt IMMMMVm
Essays, Theses, Notes ,
Mrs. A. O. Robinson
4180 W. 11th Ave.       ALma 0915R
ItlFI-MON !       pAulK    Ol
Practical economics
at the B of Mi
'the bank where students'
accounts ere welcome.
You can open an account
'for at little as a dollar.
Your Bank on the Campus — In the Auditorium Building
Vancouver Branch Office — 402 W. Pender Street
ERIC V. CHOWN, LL. B., Branch Manager Tuesday, March 7, 1950
 . j—
The editorial of March 3, which is so unfortunately true,
outlined the main difficulties of the Arts Undergraduate Society
quite well. The Artsmen have been content to drift along Ih
their own little lines, paying no attention to the other members
or activities of their own faculty.
In the senior years, artsmen are drastically split Into
groups With majors ranging from International studies to entomology. At first glance one would tend to agree with tiie editorial that this crazy "patchwork quilt" pattern of tiie Arts
faculty shows little hope of ever evolving into an organised)
and active body.
Yet all aspiring physicists as well as the would-be philosophers must at some time take such mundane subjects as Math
100, Eng. 100 ahd 200, and usually some foreign language. So
maybe there is a type of negative bond among artsmen.
The editorial generously suggested an idea which has been
batted around quite seriously by the valient little Arts Execu*
iive. The Idea that the Arts faculty should cease their struggling
to become an active autonomous group and let the Artsmen air
their opinions through various extra-curricular organisations.
This, of course, does have some merit, but would leave many
Students out in the cold.
The plight of freshmen wandering through the maze of
posters on Club Thursday, new students of any year, and those
intelligent few who shy away from clubs should be recognized,4
and if the Arts Undergrad can be a guiding hand for these
students, then its existence will be more than justified.
President's Report On
Years Art Activities
There are three main functions of an undergraduate society
executive: first, to unify the society and to promote spirit;
secondly, to represent the views and opinions of the members
of the society; and thirdly, to organize and present a program
* ■'■'"   ■ • ■"'-,:' '-** ~*of activities for ite members.
What We Didn''
Do With the Money
We Didn't Have
President Elect Arts US
When the Arts Council was formed
last year the Social Activities Representative was told that, owing to a
very limited budget, there would be
no opportunity for him to put on a
formal brawl, uh, ball, this year.
Salr Sar at first was resigned to
his fate of doing nothing, but nothing
doing. He was rudely awakened at
the fall meeting of the Arts US, when
the budget was reallocated to allow for
a very very small sized ball, maybe
big enough to assure a crowd in the
telephone booth in the Brock.
Sar proceeded to try to book th?
telephone booth, but found that many
people had written names on the wall
reserving It ahead of him. The next
stop was to try to book Brock Hall-
no dice before Christmas. Booking was
being limited to two orchestras every
Saturday night. However diligence and
enthusiasm finally won oi?;t, February
fourth was open, so the Artsmen
would have their dance.
By this time the Sar had spent so
much maney in research trying to
figure out ;the booking systems at
the Brock, there wasn't enough left
for even a % piece orchestra.
The wonderful result of this was
the first free Saturday night dance
on tihe campus for many moons. All
students attending, long disillusioned
that a live orchestra is essential to a
successful dance (at about a dollar or
more a couple), realized that such an
effort was not only enjoyable, but also
easy on a rapidly deflating pocket-
At the close of the evening the
quietly chuckling Sar folded up his
tenit and silently stole away, hoping
that the precedent established by tho
lowly artsmen would bring some fore
activities to the campus.
With due recognition to Mr. Mather,
a goodbye to everybody, especially to
those who have read this far.
Art's New
The Arts Undergraduate Society is
a! difficult body to unify. Not only is
it twice as large as the next largest
undergraduate society, but it's members lack the same common interest
rnd purpose that bind together students in engineering, law, pre-med,
agriculture or nursing.
In carrying out the second function
of an undergraduate society, Mary
Leiterman and Tom Franck very capably represented the Arts US on the
Undergraduate Societies Committee.
In addition to expressing the Arts
viewpoint, your Arts USC representatives assisted in the jobs done by
USC, and coordinated the work of
the Arts executive with the other
undergraduate societies.
Of the activities we planned, the
sports program has been the most
successful. Your sports representative, Vern Ardiel, did a very good
job of organizing volleyball, soccer
and basketball teams to represent Arts
in the intramural sports.
Other projects we have carried out
include an Arts public speaking club,
organized by Hume McLennan, and
free Saturday night dances in the
Brock, presented by your social representative, Bill Neen. We did not
accomplish several aims, including a
talent show, a film series and a lecture series, because they would duplicate and clash with programs offered
by other organizations. The Frosh Executive had a very successful year
and deserve congratulations for their
Still in the planning stages are are
the Art3 Newsletter which will appear bi-weekly next year, giving
news of the Council and arts activities,
and the student handbook, which will
rival the BUS handbook for uniqueness. This booklet would be mainly
for new students and freshmen who
would like to have some of the weird
customs around UBC explained.
Aside from publications, plans are
beling made for a lecture series next
year that will bring many of the little specialists and researchers out of
their lavoratories on the campus and
tell the students what they are doing.
An Arts Undergraduate Society is
necessary, even if it is only a service
organization for Arts and Science students. We have laid the foundations
for a society which can carry out its
worthwhile functions with increasing
success every year. To do this, we need
you rsupport. You can help by coming
to the general meeting in Arts 100 on
Friday, March 10, at 12:30 p.m.
of the Arts Undergraduate
Society is second year artsman
Bill Neen. He was social chairman on this year's executive.
Arts General
Meeting Friday
Election time la here again, and
election of the Arts exeeut've for the
next year's council will highlight the
general meeting this Friday, Arts 100
at 12:30 p.m.
A large attendance at this meeting
is Important et ithe fate of the Arts
US might be decided so all members
of the Arts Undergrad are urged to
Along with elections, the meeting
will consist of committee reports, and
that eagerly awaited report from the
Dave Ker, the out-going president
will Introduce the new president for
next year, Bill Neen, who received
his office without an election campaign as he was" put in by acclamation.
The method of Frosh representation
on USC will be discussed, and should
be of interest to all frosh artsmen.
Lethargic ... eh? Watch the torpid Arts Society roil along**
at full speed ahead this Saturday night. In the Brock Hall at
about 9:00 the Arts is sponsoring another Free Saturday Night
Music will be by the best name^
bands  in the  country-through  the
courtesy of Victor and Columbia records, but all the students who at-
tended our last free dance realized
that canned music was just as enjoyable and that the strain on the
pocketbook is much leu severe.
The Brook Snack Bar will be open
so that tite dance won't make you
feel like too much of a miser,
The dance might even be profitable
if you are good, or at least unique
on your feet. Spot dances, monster
prizes and a floor show that might
resemble the president of the Arts
US and the vice-president wandering
around in a costume of a cow. Anyway, turn out for the Arts Free Dance
this Saturday night
Nominations for Arts Undergraduate Society Executive are now open.
Contested positions include vice-
president, secretary4reasurer, publicity representative, athletic representative, USC representative and Sophomore representative.
Nominations signed by at least three
members of the Society shall be in
the hands of the president of the So*
ciety at least three days before elections.
Elections shall be by a show oi
hands at the general meeting of the
Society held ln Winter Term, Match
10, 1950.
8:30 P.M.
Wearable fashions you can afford.
Two unusually beautiful wedding scenes.
American designer imports.
Songs by Betty Phillips.
Music by Herb Reeder.
Tickets from: j
SOc Page 4
Tuesday, March 7, 1950
'Bird Ruggermen Loaf Way
To 9-3 Win Over Van Reps
Both Teams Off Usual Form As
Muddy Field Slows Down Play
Thunderbird ruggers left for California Sunday afternoon
with the assurance that they may take the McKechnie Cup for
another year on the basis of their 9-3 victory over Vancouver
Reps Saturday..
Having won both of their Cup games
one against Victoria Crimson Tide
and Saturday's tilt with Reps, 'Birds
have shown that they are the superior team in tiie round robin series,
With a game to go with both of
these teams again, the students should
lie able to go on undefeated for the.
Both teams failed to live up to
performances expected ln pro-fame
bfltof 'Which called the affair the
"ismi of the year."
Bunting action waa limited as, both
sttesprstesrsd to kick to touch rather
than advance down the field on the
Maybe ihe sloppy field conditions
w*ro to blame ae footing waa un-
4ojrittedly poor for the players, but
fee lackadaisical attitude of both
teim could hot be entirely attributed
to nmd.
Whistle blowing of the referee over
many Infractions of rules did.nothing
to speed up the contest, as the fame
First score of game came about the
five minute mlark of the first half as
Russ Latham took full advantage of
a penalty kick to put 'Birdmen ahead
Near the end of the initial half, after
a period of little activity, the only try
of the game was scored when Latham
dummied two Vancouver Reps out of
position and lffteralled to Keith Turn-
bull in wing-three position who went
over the line standing up. Latham
missed the extra points,
In the second half, Latham again
made a penality count for three points
to put 'Birds up 9-0.
With time almost run out, Don Nesbitt an ex-UBC rugger and football
player, made the only points of the
game for Reps when he completed a
penalty kick to end scoring at 9-3.
Thunderbirds open up their southern
series Tuesday when they again face
the Stanford Indians at Palo Alto,
On Thursday and Saturday of this
week, the 'Birdmen take on University
of California in the first two games
to be nothing but a series of I of their home and home series for
Mneouts and serums. | the World Cup.
Editor litis Issue: HAROLD BERSON
Braves Beat N. Van
31-28 In First Game
Bouwman, McKinnon High Scorers
In Tight Chocking Hoop Tilt
UBC's Braves placed another narrow win on the sct>re
board Saturday night at North Van Armories when they beat
UBC Braves will go into the second game of their two-   .
game total point series against North Vancouver tomorrow
night to decide the Vancouver    and    District Inter A
Game will be held at King Edward gymnasium, starting at 8:45 p.m.
At present time, Braves hold a three-point edge over
the North Van quintet, beating them Saturday evening by
a 3J-28; score.
Winner of this series will play against a team from
Chiliiwack in a preliminary game to the Port* Alberni-
Cloverleaf tilt on Thursday night.
Wins Easy 4-1
in From Norquay Eleven
• Norquay Park was the scene Saturday of Varsity soccer
team's trouncing of the Norquay eleven by a score of 4-1.
Completely outclassed by the stud-
tall; Norquay only had three shots
on Vertity'i goal which gives a good
Wea of the play.
. Norquay were ithe first to More on
• Varsity goalmouth melee. Russ Hen-
ricks, Norquay's outside-right, put
the baU past Puhach from close in
after ten minutes of play.
From that .time until the end of
the game Norquay was only a legend.
Vanity invaded the rival's half of the
field and stayed there for the larger
part of the remaining 80 minutes.
Bobby Moulds, Varsity's star inside-
right, evened the score with a first
time shot from 20 feet out
Varsity's whole forward line then
started a practice1 session at the Norquay goal crease but failed to put
the ball between the uprights until
Bill Popovloh found on uncovered
cottier to put Varsity ahead.
Howie   Oburne,   one of   Varsity's
steadiest players, got number three for
Varsity with 20 minutes of the second half gone.
Norquay tried desperately to get
past Vanity's half-back line of Walters, Foster and Ross but the trio
played one of their beat games of the
season and kept feeding the ball to
their forwards.
Don Renton, regularly at full back,
played a terrific game at outside-right
and got Varsity's fourth and last goal
with fifteen minutes of the game remaining.
Manager Baum's decision that all
players to hold a berth on the team
on Saturdays must train at least four
hours a week is proving to be a deciding point.
Wednesday, March 8, 1830
1. Arts Senior vs Pre-med
2. Psi U vs Forestry
3. D. U. vs Sigma Foo
North Van 31-28. <
Playing their fourth game within
a period of a week, UBCs Braves
were a little fired and were not playing very good ball.
The fact that they had finished a
tough week winning the Vancouver
and District Championship from YMCA
may be the cause of them being tired.
Nevertheless, the Braves are a fast
breaking team. Throughout the game
they were countlessly playing .that
"Reid Mitchell" basketball. A good
lesson learnt from their older brothers.
Sparking the looal boys to their
weekend win were Bouwman with 12
points and McKinnon with 0,
The Braves will play again tomorrow
night against the North Van aggregation a* King Ed gym, Game time
will be 8:45 p.m.
If North Van loses in their second
game for total points, Braves will play
against Chiliiwack Thursday night In
the UBC gym. This game will be the
preliminary to the Clover Leafs-Al-
bernl maltch.
The Braves worked their way into
Lower Mainland playoffs by beating YMCA Thursday night in their
fifth and final game for City Championship.
UBC's hoopsters won the game on a
basket that they never sank,
One of the YMCA's forwards went
up to stop a UBC ball, but instead
touched the basket. Basketball regulations rule that when this happens
the team shooting gets an extra basket.
Score was 49-48 for Braves in overtime play.
UBC's high scorer for the evening
was Russel with 18 points.
VOC TRIP to Mount Baker March
12. Friends and members all welcome.
Pay |3 in Quad any noon hour next
Win light Out et Nine Iv.nN
Splashmen Dominate Meet
VBC Swimmers completely dominated the first annual Evergreen
Conference Swimming Championship that took place in Bellingham
on Saturday.
Thunderbird splashmen placed
first in eight out of rime events to
garner SS points.
Western Washington was second
with  34  and  Eastern  Washington
was third with 20.
As usual, UBC's ace springboard
artist, Don Thorn dominated the
dlVing events.
Arnold Armstrong, 'Birds freestyle artist, took first place in both
the 220 yard freestyle and 440 yard
freestyle evenlts.
UBC's winning 150 yard medley relay team consisted of Don Marshall, Pete Lutszig and Don Smyth.
Bill Thompson of Eastern Washington, winner of the 50 yard freestyle event, was the only American
to break UBC's winning spree.
George Knight took first place in
his   specialty,   the   100 yard   free
Hundred yard backstroke went to
'Birdman Bob Thistle. Pete Lutszig >took the 100 yard breast stroke.
Winning 200 yard freestyle relay
team was Bob Thistle, Don Smyth,
Don Marshall, and George Knight.
UBC's fishmen w'.ll go into action
this Saturday night at Crystal Pool
when they will be seen competing
against Victoria YMCA.
Last year, UBC grabbed an easy
win from YMCA.
Competition begins at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 7, 1950
1. Graham (Ind) vs Winner of
Monday 1.
2. MacArthur (Kappa Sig) vs
Dallas (Kats)
3. Taylor (Pre-med) vs
Winner Monday 5.
4. Mills (Beta) vs DsHeck (PE)
5. Olafson (TT) vs
Winner Monday 3.
6. Redd/In (Beta) vs Hilton (DU)
Wednesday, March ft, USD
1. Smflh (Kappa Sig) vs
Winner of Monday 4,
2. Sprinkling (Kappa Sig) vs
Phillips (Alpha Delt)
3. Erdman (Fort Camp) vs
Maltman (PE)
4. Glover (Kappa Sig) vs
Wiener of Monday 2.
5. Grondall (PE) vs
Winner Tuesday 2.
Tuesday, March 7, 1950
1. Moscowvitz (Zebes) vs
Evans (Zetes)
2. Joe (Fort Camp) vs Lustiz (DU)
3/ Paris (Newman) vs
Goldsmith (Zebes)
4. Winner of Monday 2. va
Winner of Monday 3.
5. O'Brien vs Elmore
8. Kirk (Fort Camp) vs
Montebelly (Newman)
7. Broder vs Loukes
8. Norris vs Barker
Check gym board for rest.
Grass Hockey Team
Takes 3-1 Victory
Thunderbird Grass Hockey
squad placed a convincing 3-1
victory over the Cricketers on
Saturday at Brockton point.
The 'Birds began the final lap of
tha Mainland League by making use
of their superior stick work.
First goal for UBC was netted by
Dave Hansen during ahe first half.
Following half time, the Cricketers
made a breakthrough and forced a
penalty on Harry Preston, goalkeeper,
who ace-dentally fell on die ball.
Other two goals of the game were
scored by Roger Fox, the Skipper,
and Rich Van Rooy, the left wing.
Saturday's game places UBC's Grass
Hockey team in second place in league
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