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 The Daily Ubyssey
Vol. XXX
No. 79
AMS Meet To Face|'My Men' Planted at Buck Meet,
Constitution Change
Student Says;   Reds Rap 'Plot'
LPP Leader Charges 'Minority'
Created 'Organized Disturbance'
Student Approval To Be Sought
On Proposed IUS-NFCUS Merger
Is this meeting legal?
That is the first question to be decided today when students
gather in the Armory at 11:30 a.m. for the annual spring meeting
of the Alma Mater Society.
The   trouble   a/ises  out  of   Bl-law^
No. 2 of the AMS constitution which
states that the society must hold its
"Annual   Meeting"   during   the   last
week of March.
At the same time an unwritten
edict from the president's office requests that no student gatherings be
held during the month preceedihg
Therefore before the business on
the agenda can be dealt with a constitutional revision must be passed by
a two-thirds majority to the effect
that it is legal to hold the general
meeting in this the third week of
The rewording of the by-law will
probably state that the gathering
shall occur "during March" instead
of "during the last week of March."
Once this constitutional hurdle has
been overcome, the remainder of the
business   will   be   presented   to   the
student body.
One of the most important items to
be put before the meeting will be a
motion proposing an Editorial Policy
board to assist officials of the Daily
The board, proposed by Ray Dewar
,and Frank Collier, would consist of
the editor-in-chief of the student
paper, five of his staff and five ex-
officio members of other campus
Their duty would be to assist the
editor  in deciding the  general  editorial policy of the Ubyssey.
Unfinished business to be discussed includes the ratification or
rejection of the proposed IUS-NFCUS
merger and the annual reports of the
president,   secretary   and   treasurer.
During the meeting 15 students will
receive Honorary Activity Awards in
recognition of services . which they
have performed for the AMS during
the course of the year.
Chickens, Water
Almost Unleashed
At Tim Buck Meet
Communist leader Tim
Buck narrowly missed being
doused with a fire hose during his stormy speech ?t
UBC Monday.
Several students who had obtained the hose from art unused
ARP post stationed themselves by
a fire hydrant while • Buck was
speaking in the auditorium.
But wiser counsel from other
students swayed them from their
plan to storm the side entrance
to the auditorium in order to spray
the stage.
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One student who was one of the
unofficial "bodyguard" of anti-
Communist John Hladun was prepared for action, Tightly clasped
in his right fist as he escorted
Hladun to the stage was a roll of
>*       *       *
A sackful of chickens was almost added to the roster of items
hurled at the Communist leader-
Students who had raided a chicken
coop were unable to squeeze past
the auditorium guards to carry
out their plan to loose the birds
in the meeting hall.
Last Regular Ubyssey
Owing to the pressure of exams,
which is being felt by Pubsters as
well as other students, today's paper
will be the last regular issue at the
Dally   Ubyssey   this   term.
Reid Collects Trophy
In Muscle Mug Contest
Sports Editor of The Dally Ubyssey
Doug Reid, popular star of American football and English
Rugby, won the Daily Ubyssey "Popular Sportsman" contest
last weekend, when a final count of votes showed him to have
retained his leading position which he assumed from the start
of balloting.
Reid was presented with the glitter-<£>
ing silver trophy in a brief ceremony
held in the Sports Department last
Monday, and will retain it until next
year, when the award will again be
put up for competition.
The victory of Reid is a popular
decision on the campus, as he is personally popular as well as being a
stellar player in all sports.
In American football, he played
practically 60 minutes every game,
and was tabbed by opposition coaches
as "the man to get" on the Thunderbird squad. His backfield work for
UBC earned him honourable mention
to tho Pacific' North-West Conference
All-Star squad in both of the two
years UBC has been entered in the
league, and in the opinion of the
fans, those honours have been earned.
Although suffering from the 'flu,
Reid was chosen to play on the English Rugger Squad representing UBC
at. California, This fact alone speaks
for his performance on the Thunderbird rugby aggregation.
All in all, the members of the Sports
Department feel that Reid was definitely the logical choice for the award,'
and the results of the voting serve
to prove that public opinion—for once
—agrees with them.
Lectures Cancelled
All  11:30 a.m. lectures will bc cancelled on Friday. March 19, to enable
students to attend the Annual Meet- '
ing  of  the  Alma  Mater  Society.
—Daily   Ubyssey   Photo   bv   Pal   Worthington
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR—Grias were wide during the
brief ceremony last Monday when football and rusher star
Dougie Reid, on the right, received The Daily Ubyssey Sportsman trophy from sports editor Dick Blockberger.
Jeers and catcalls which punctuated the speech of Tim
Buck were fomented by a "small minority" of students who took
part in an organized plot.
This charge came from the soft-spoken LPP leader, whose
attempts to address the jam-packed auditorium Monday were
met by raucous "students who heckled him with quips, hoots,
pea shooters and a dead cat.
Meanwhile, Stuart Chambers, anti-Communist law student,
said he placed "my men" throughout the Auditorium at points
"where they would do the most good."
However, he assumes "no responsibility" for heckling at
the hottest political meeting in UBC history.
Chambers Brought Ex-Red Here
• Chambers claims "total responsibility" for the appearance
of John Hladun, ex-Communist and author of anti-Red magazine articles, who held the spotlight after Buck had left the
frenzied mob.
Hladun was brought out by a small group of individuals
"from all political clubs on the campus, expect the LPP,"
Chambers revealed.
Buck's Wednesday statement made no mention of Hladun,
who told the tense 2000 that Buck and his followers were
agents for "Moscow imperialism".
Buck's statement to The Daily Ubyssey expressed regret
that his presentation of LPP proposals was obstructed by
"organized disturbance".. He lauded the "healthy, democratic
reaction of student, labor and other bodies to the actions of the
small minority who deliberately tried to bring discredit to the
students of the University."
Cautious For Hladun's Safety
Unpaid for his surprise visit, Hladun was summoned to the
Buck speech because the group "thought it was about time we
showed the people out here what the Communists are pulling
There wasn't time to arrange a separate appearance of
Hladun, Chambers said , "and besides it was more effective
that way."
Referring to distribution of "my men" throughout the room,
Chambers said:
"We wanted to make sure Hladun got out again safely."
The group who arranged Hladun's appearance were unaware at the time that the Auditorium had been booked by the
Film Society, Chambers said.
Campus Red Names Organizers
LPP President Norman Littlewood charged that Chambers,
David Tupper and Marshall Bray "were connected with the
organization of the affair."
Tupper is President of the Progressive-Conservative
club on the campus.
Roger Pedersen, LSE President-elect, "also knew about it
beforehand," Littlewood declared.
Conduct of students set national wire services buzzing and
brought subsequent condemnation from at least one labor
organization. President N. A. M. MacKenzie described student
action as "not surprising."
Grant Livingstone, who twice took the microphone in
attempts to still the commotion, termed it "understandable".
Buck Presented Without Sanction
Question also arose as to the legality of Buck's appearance,
since Council had not granted the permission which is necessary
in all such cases. *
Littlewood declared that permission to sponsor Buck had
been requested in a letter to Bob Bagnall, co-ordinator of
activities, "early in February". However, Livingstone "never
saw" the letter, which, according to procedure, should have
gone through Council.
"Council will take no action," Livingstone said, explaining
that such breech of regulations had been overlooked "on many
previous occasions.
"It wouldn't be fair to single out this case," was Livingstone's comment.
Union Raps 'Mobocracy'
Stern criticism of student behavior at the meeting came
from many official Vancouver and University bodies, including
nnmos ' the Canadian Civil Liberties Union, UBC branch.
The  "speedy   trial"   case  was  heard .
before judge Bill Smith. Commerce A CCLU letter to The Daily Ubyssey deplored the "Mob-
USC  representative.  Brian  Carrothers   ocracy" at  work at  the Buck speech.
prosecuted   and   OlafT  Johnson   eon-1 „The arousing 0f emotional fervour" . . , enabled "a small
ducted    the   case    of   one    delendant      ,, ,, , ., ,    ,,   ,,        ,   , .
,.,   ,, ...       ,    ,  , ,,   .    chque    to  direct  the  meeting    to  its  own  ends,     tlie  letter,
while the remaining two pleaded their i B
t)W„ c,.lses. bearing the signature of Secretary Jack MacDonald, declared.
KlfcKl 11KAUE against UBC students who drowned out speech
of  Communist  leader Tim  Buck  was  directed  at  a  stormy
auditorium   meeting  by   Bruce  Ewan,   son  of   a   Vancouver
Communist editor.
Three Convicted Under
'No Bridge' Regulations
Three UBC students, charged with playing cards in the
cafeteria during the lunch hour rush, were sentenced to one
dollar fines and suspension of AMS passes after pleading guilty
before the Discipline Committee judiciary panel Tuesday.
The conviction marked the first case
ot   be   tried   by   the   student   jurists
since September.
The accused were charged under
Article 10 of the AMS Code which
prohibits card playing in any campus
building other than the main lounge
of Brock Hall.
Rosemary Hodgins, chairman of th'
Undergraduate Societies Committee,
mother organization of the student
disciplinarians, filed charge following
a one-woman raid in the cafeteria,
March 10.
"Card-playing in the caf is not, in
itself a serious offense but if students
insist on occupying caf tables for
purposes other than eating when
other students are staggering through
the mobs looking for a place to set
down their trays, its time something
was done," Miss Hodgins declared.
The arrest was made in the jammed
cafeteria exactly at noon—period described by Caf Manager Frank Underhill as "the peak load".
Names of the accused were withheld by Miss Hodgins who pleaded
that since the three accused were
"three of at least a thousand" it
would   be   unfair   to   "blacken   their PAGE 2
Friday, March  19,  1948
The Daily Ubyssey
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ASSOCIATE EDITORS—Doug Murray-Allan, Les Armour
There was much to be learned at the
speech Tim Buck made on the campus Monday afternoon, although it was not along
the lines that the soft-spoken LPP leader
probably wished.
The hoots, jeers and catcalls that obliterated every third word the speaker tried to
say seemed very amusing to the mob at the
time. But looking back on it, any sane individual who was there will see the whole
affair as a striking example of how little is
needed to cause what psychologists call mob
No doubt a lot of those who attended did
so just for that purpose. But blowing pea
shooters and hurling dead cats hardly prove
that a speaker is wrong. Such behaviour
merely indicates that he is not pleasing the
This indication was borne out when the
mob clapped and cheered the opposing speaker who took over the mike after Mr. Buck
had left. They cheered then—but only for a
short time. As soon as he was no longer a
source of pleasure or amusement to the mob,
they came very close to hbwling him down,
Per'haps in the future, if the political
speaker concerned would agree, the sponsoring club could hold two meetings—one for
the children with the pea shooters and dead
cats, and one for those students who are
sincerely interested in hearing the speaker,
no matter how strongly they may disagree
with his views.
The one significant thing to be learned
from this week's Discipline Committee arrest
and subsequent conviction is simply this: student discipline should not be applied by
Under the present constitutional setup of
the university, the Alma Mater Society is
vested with virtual complete control of, and
responsibility for, the discipline of the students. The discipline committee and its judiciary panel were organized to ensure that this
highly significant article of the University Act
was upheld,
It is supposed that the members of the
discipline committee will demand the AMS
card from any student "found committing an
act in contravention of the Code" and duly
lay charge.
But they don't. Nobody does.
The members of the discipline committee
have, for the most part, shown themselves
most unwilling to lose all their friends by
arresting them and fining them one to five
dollars for offenses which at the time seem
ridiculously innocent.
Once a student is arrested he is liable
upon conviction before the student court—
which is a lot of fun for law students—to
suspension of AMS cards and fines.
The fines are small, so small they cannot
be considered effective enforcement agents.
The AMS pass, well, of the three convicted
Tuesday two hadn't picked up their cards and
the third had lost his, besides you can always
borrow them.
The only punishing factor which the
accused couldn't laugh off in ten seconds is
the possible stigma of having a report of the
case appear in the Daily Ubyssey, complete
with names for parents and faculty to see.
Rosemary Hodgins, chairman of the USC
and director of the discipline committee d3-
cided Tuesday that it would be unfair to
publish the names of the three accused.
It appears that the thing to do is to take
the enforcement of student discipline out of
the hands of students by employing commis-
ionaires to patrol the caf and the Brock Hall
lounge. The commissionaries should be in the
employ of the society and cases should be
tried by the student judges, but a long as
students themselves are expected to make
arrests the code looks very weak.
e are saying
Hoodlums at UBC
Dear Sir:
It is unfortunately true that the
behaviour of some students at the
meeting to hear Tim Buck has
provided grounds for charges of
hooliganism at  the University.
I think it unquestionable that
the majority of the students condemn much of the conduct at the
meeting and would be interested
to know how the affair developed
in the manner in which it did
develop and the roles that various
persons played in it. My position
on the campus has required that
I know certain facts in the matter
and has led other persons to bring
me information which I now present otgether with some comments,
Stuart Chambers asserts that he
brought Hladun to the campus
and David Tupper speaks of "our
man" and "our plan." One Bob
Morrison, not a student, but a
[umber operator's radio propagandist, was present and departed
with Hladun. One Marshall Bray,
a law student, was one of the
people who stood on his seat
screaming and making motions
with his arms reminiscent of an
orchestra conductor, as if to provide a rallying point for hysterical
manifestations — a bad omen, if
his behaviour is typcal, for tho
future of tho legal profession in
British Columbia.
It was really remarkable to hear
Roger Pererson, ''president elect, of
tho LSE. from who one would be
entitled to expect responsibility)
condone bad behaviour on the
ground that Tim, who had been
largely prevented from speaking,
had not said the things he ought
to have said. Cliff Greer's butting
into the meeting without even
asking the chair for recognition
was certainly unjustifiable and
To this writer's knowledge no
intimation was given to the Student's Council that Hladun was to
appear, nor was permission asked
for his appearance.
snsidering the circumstances
at 5:30 when it was time for Tim
to leave, Livingstone's remark
about Tim's safety implying "we
are hysterical" (certainly an insult to the students) were extremely inappropriate, as was his
chairing of Hladun's appearance
at a time and place booked by the
Film Society,
Does the President of the AMS
take the position that a few students acting secretly are to be
allowed, without notice, to thrust
a speaker on a meeting gathered
for another purpose in a room
(•ready booked for another purpose?
Such irresponsible behaviour a.s
that which occurred may very
well be, and may have been intended to provide, a pretext for
banning of rational political club
activities on the campus, an occurrence which can only be desired by political groupings whose
policies   cannot   stand   democratic
intelligent scrutiny by the student
Yours  very  truly
Chairman,  LPP Club
Verbal Abuse
Dear Sir:
It is unfortunate that there are
some among us who must resort
to verbal abuse whenever they
are confronted with something
which  they  do not understand.
Recently we have been fortunate
in viewing the work of contemporary Canadian artists. It was not
the traditional approach to art.
that was adopted by these artists.
They attempted rather to portray
people as they really are and
were not merely interested in
their physical appearance. Inevitably the  results were not pretty.
It would undoubtedly be a pleasant world if it were inhabited
solely by pleasant people but
however hard it is to admit: it
most of us arc despicably selfish,
narrow-minded   and   materialistic.
Perhaps this is an overstatement.
After all, if wc simply blame the
Russians for the state of world
affairs the rest of us can feel
quite pleased with ourselves. Or
can we? And is it justifiable to
condemn an artist if ho expresses
his doubt's about the matter on
Yours truly,
John Randell.  A.  '50.
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No Farewells For Me
Contrary to tradition, I'm not taking the customary approach in this
final column of thc year. I'm not
going to say goodbye. *
Unlike Jack ("Test Cases") Wasserman, I refuse to crawl out on a
limb in order to saw off the last
few twigs of the year.
In fact I would reject Wasserman's
recent theory that the world will
come to an end within a matter of
clays. That can't possibly happen
when we've got all the calendars
printed right up to the end of December.
If I wanted to follow the example
of my old sparring partner, Les Bewley, I'd devote my Children's Hour
to a little homespun philosophy by
means of knitted brows. Who knows
—I might even put you in stitches.
But I have a secret fear of sounding
like an old man who never leaves the
fireplace because his shoes are out
of arms' reach. I don't want this
column to seem like the final trickle
of sand through the hourglass of
this year's activity. 1 won't say goodbye.
Jabez Won't Do
If I were going to pull a Bewley
on you, I'd probably comment that
there should be no objection to Student Council being a machine, as
long as it isn't run by a bunch of
cranks.  But  I  won't say   it.
If I had the modesty of the late
Eric ("Jabez") Nichol, I'd probably
thank all those readers who have
had the tolerance to force a wry
smirk on their faces after glancing
in the direction of this part of the
A Jack Scott style of farewell would
offer a variety of approaches. But
Spring would probably figure in the
picture as I described how screaming
seagulls screeched frightened protests when I invaded their private
domain at Kitsilano Beach.
With me would come the Little
Princess, one chubby hand clutching
a page from Das Kapital.
But even then. I'd have trouble
saying goodbye. A big lump would
come into my throat, a result of too
much ninht club chicken fried in
formaldehyde. No, I'm afraid Scott
couldn't' help me say goodbye.
Much About Me
However, I'd still like to round
out the year with a few pleasant
thoughts. I'd like to lurch at this
opportunity to say how much you've
enjoyed reading my column this year.
Mere words cannot express your
gratitude to me for my unfailing
efforts, week after week. Years from
now you'll point back with pride
at how you used to read this column,
during the time when I was just
looming as a blot on the horizon of
contemporary literature.
Years from now you'll smile as
you recall those gay moments in the
Caf when the paper arrived on the
campus with my column in it, and
you snatched eagerly for it and
crumpled it into a ball before beginning that scorching letter to the
editor. :
In particular I would like  to ex- ,
press the thanks of Grant Livingstone
and   David  Tupper.
Love Those Tories
I can hardly over-emphasize the
enthusiasm they showed for those
columns glorifying the ideals and
aims of that most noble body of
old-age pensioners, the Progressive-
Their range of vocabulary will
always be a source of amazement to
me. Blushing maidens have swooned
at milder words than theirs.
Finally, I offer my own word of
thanks. Deep in my gratitude to
those letter-writers who allowed
themselves to be carried away by
their emotions. I only regret that my
insurance company would complain
if I were to comply with their requests.
No, I can't say goodbye. Instead,
I'll finish by offering my name as the
best single argument for closer control  of Daily Ubyssey  policy,
In this field 1 stand unchallenged.
'48 Grads Name Buchanan
To Honorary Presidency
Dean Daniel Buchanan, head of the faculty of Arts and
Science, has been elected honorary president of the 1943
graduating class.
Election of the popular Faculty member came during a
grad class meeting held last Friday.-^
Dr. G. G. Sedgewick was named honorary  vice-president.
Graduation exercises will follow the
pattern established in former years.
Annual moonlight cruise to Bowen
Island is slated for May 10. Congregation is to be held in tlie Armory
on May  13.
Ken McLeod has been appionted
social convenor and Joan Bayne class
valedictorian, Ernie Perrault is class
poet and Ned Larsen will read the
class will, Paul Wright is to edit the
class booklet.
A shortage of gowns for congregation has developed. Only ' 200 gowns
are available in the AMS office for
approximately   1400  graduates.
Reservations for the remaining 200
may be made upon presentation of a
receipt showing payment of the grad
class fee of three dollars.
Receipts showing payment of the
grad class fee will also be necessary
in order to obtain tickets to the
Convocation Ball according to grad
class president Rod Lindsay.
The Friday meet named a committee of three to pick the gift from
the graduating class to the University.
The committee is to receive suggestions and submit it's recommendations
to the grad class executive for ratification.
A second totem pole to add to the
present University collection of one
was suggested by former council
member Nora Clarke. Commerce student Pat Cowan asked for an oil
painting of Dean Buchanan.
A scoreboard similar to one in the
campus gymnasium was plugged for
by American football manager Paid
Stockstad. A trophy case for the
new wing of the library was also
There will be a general WAA meeting on Thursday, March 18 in Arts 204
at 12:110 p.m. for nominations and
election of the secretary and faculty
representative. All girls are requested
to  attend.
GLASSES light shell frames, brown
case.case. Phone Richmond 1164L or
leave at AMS office. A. J, Alexander
ion case).
IN HL6, Monday, March, 14, K. and E.
Polyphase slide rule. Return to AMS
IN VICINITY of Gym, fraternity
pin. Finder please return to AMS
j    BETWEEN   BROCK   and   Stadium,
! pair  of horn  rimmed  glasses,  please
I return to AMS office or phone KErr.
0810M. Urgent.
BLACK SUITCASE containing stationery, letters, etc., of the Canadian
Scottish Regimental Association placed in wrong car. Please phone BA
9558L or turn in to AMS office.
lost in basement of Physics Bldg.
Name G. C. Stewart inside lining
bottom front (right). Please return to
AMS office or to G. C. Stewart, Fort
K. & E. DUPLEX Vector sliderule
lost in the Caf on Monday at 12:30
p.m. Will the finder please take it
to the AMS office or phone ALma
BOTTOM HALF red Eversharp pen;
turn in AMS or phone BAy. 2675.
BROWN ZIPPER looseleaf, 3 weeks
ago in Physics 110 lab. Phone ALma
1440Y or leave at AMS. Reward.
GREY PARKER 51 with silver cap.
Lost near Chem. building, Thurs.,
Mar. 11. Please leave at the AMS
with brown leather in Arts 106 or
HB 2 10:30-11:30, Friday March 12.
This article was on loan to me, so 1
must have it back. Angus Cameron,
Anglican College, AL 0050.
will hold its annual social evening
from 8:30 to 1:00, Friday, March 19
in the Brock Lounge. Tickets may
be obtained from Fred Shirley at
MA  8837.
Dick Scarisbriek, H.M. 18.
Symphony Orchestra
Gives Final Concert
UBC Symphony orchestra will add
the finale to its year's activities by
presenting a free concert in the
Auditorium at 12:30, Friday, April 2.
Program will be:
Mozart: Oferture to Costi Fan Tutti.
Bach:   Prelude,   Chorale,   Fuge.
Grieg: Wedding Day at Trolb-
Beethoven: Overture to Egmont
EUS Completes
New Executive
The slate for next year's executive
of the Engineers Undergraduate Society was completed last Friday during elections held in Ap. Sc. 100.
Named to the executive were Doug
Lamb, vice-president; Herb Adams,
secretary-treasurer; Hoskins, Professional Relations Representative; Tom
Preston, Publicity Representative; Don
Urquhart, Employment Representative; Edwards, Athletic Representative.
The office of president was filled
earlier in the term when Dan Williamson was elected to the post,
A general meeting of the EUS will
be held in Ap. Sc. 100 at noon today
for constitution revisions and the
completion of the year's business.
Thunderbird   Sales
Hit All - Time Hi3h
Sales of the record 40-page spring issue of The Thunderbird.
UBC undergraduate magazine, were nearing the 2,000 mark
Thursday as students showed wide interest in its varied contents.
Any copies remaining today, Editoi^
John Wardroper said,  will be  avail
able at the book store, AMS office
or Acadia Camp canteen. Price i.s
still 25 cents despite a 40 percent' increase in size.
With publication of this issue, concluding the 1947-48 year, the magazine has brought a total of 96 page's
of student work before campus
Contents this time range from a
Homer   Quincey   episode     by     Eric
'Jabez.'' Nichol to one or two "serious" short stories, and from light
verse  to  relatively obscure  poetry.
Ballots were given out when magazines were sold, on which readers
will record their favorite poem to
decide winner of a $25 prize. Ballots
must bc left at AMS office by Saturday.
Not in the running: Earle Birnty's
"From the Hazel Bough," Sean Jaguar's "Bikini, Nagasaki, I Love You"
—which is backed by illustrations.
at Mt. Holly burn. Please write J.
Paterson. HB  15 or 5589 Wycliffe Rd.
Full with  beauty,  flattery  and  new
fashion significance are our
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 and modern instances AerO Club
Since this is to be the last regulars-
issue of the Daily Ubyssey before the
cessation of hostilities for the summer months it is only natural that
one should cast a sly glance over
the left shoulder like Lot's wife, to
see what has been left behind.
At the same time, lest we be turned
into blocks of solid salt by dealing
with such touchy subjects as campus
politics or AMS finances, we will
turn instead to something which,
though it may be less stimulating to
the brain, leaves less of a hangover
next morning.
The topic in question is something
that has affected every student on
the campus, be he Tory or communist
and in some measure at least has
changed the destiny of his life.
A Knee or Not a Knee
This universal touchstone of interest is of course the-so called "new
look" which has swept UBC like
the black plague until no exposed
female knee is safe from the withering scorn  of the style-conscious.
However, enough has been written
about the female phase of this nightmare of some hopped-up Hattie Carnegie to fill the library of congress
and so we propose to turn to a more
subtle aspect of the question, namely
the masculine version of the "new
It is interesting to note that, true
to form, the male side of the picture
has been almost completely overlooked and yet there is little doubt
that the "new look" has certainly
overtaken the men of UBC.
Theirs Not fo Question
As with hurricanes and tidal waves,
it is difficult to say just from whence
this phenomena arose. To most of the
men it was like a manifesto from the
fashion center of the Almighty and
after doing four months in a logging
camp or on a survey, they accepted
it gladly as a relief from caulk boots
and plaid shirts.
All were of course style-starved
after their sojourn with the elements
so that to them the sight of smooth
navy blue and gray flannel, topped
off more often than not by a bevy
of twinkling gold buttons, was enough to send hands digging into
jeans for hard earned sheckles, supposedly saved for the furtherance
of higher education.
To the few brave souls who remained in the city during the summer goes
the honor or the blame for introducing to the campus, UBC's male
version of the "new look" i.e. navy
blue  blazers  and  gray  flannels.
Peeping Petticoats
Actually the idea of blazers and
flannels is just about as old as the
longer lengths of skirts and the manner in which masculine fashion pheri-
omina took over Pt. Grey, closely
parallels the repappearance of bussels
and   peeping  petticoats.
The blazer ensemble probably first
made its presence felt in the registration lines, particularly among the
fraternity men who usually have
more time to devote to such matters.
It was not long, however, until the
idea had spread right clown into the
core of the momentarily affluent
lower middle classes and then before
anyone knew it. the thing was ou',
of control.
Blazers In The Brock
During the first few weeks of
school, the get-up became especially
conspicuous at the Saturday night
dances in the Brock. The point was
reached where Joe College, who had
ordered  a   blue  pin  stripe  from  Tip
Top Tailors last May in accordance
with his concepts of campus fashions,
felt that his newly acquired suit was
just so much chaff in the whirlwind
of blazers and slacks.
The first sign of progress among
the blazer battalions was the appearance of gold buttons on the front of
The idea quickly spread among the
more radical members of the group
until at the present time, except
for a few right wing reactionaries
who doggedly retain the conservative
pearl fasteners supplied by the manufacturer, gold (or brass) has come
to be accepted as "the thing" when
making ends meet.
Once the pendulum had begun to
swing away from the drabness of
plain blazers and flannels, a rash of
do-dads, particularly gold crests,
spread among true believers of the
Coots And Arms
One lad thought that he had the
monotony beaten by adding an extra
gold button to the sleeve of his coat,
while another in a frenzied search
for self-expression, threatened to enlist in the COTC so that he might be
entitled to display one of the crests
of  the  different Army  corps.
This latter idea was quickly abandoned, however, when it was learned
that (1) the better grade of gold
crests were retailing for as much as
$8.50 (2) Walter Winchell had predicted war in April.
Earlier in the school term, the
blazer was worn only in the evening
for such state occasions as a dance
in the Brock or a night at the Georgia.
However, with the establishment of
an efficient assembly line for turning
out the jackets, they have become as
common as bow ties in a Sedgewick-
ian English lecture.
A Blazer At Noon
At the present time it is no uncommon thing sight to see as manias three blazer-bearing commerce
men careening around the corner of
the gym after an 11:30 class, the sun
glancing resplendantly off jtheir golden accessories.
With the present international situation what it is, it is extremely difficult to predict just what will be the
fate of this once proud uniform
AMS councillors and junior members
of the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.
Perhaps, if Mr. Winchell is to be
believed and we are soon to go to war
it will serve as common dress for the
universities home guard.
Or, on the other hand, if we are
to enjoy peace and prosperity for a
time, what could be more impressive
during the football season than to
deck our band and cheerleaders out
in blue blazers, brass buttons and
perhaps  gold   epaullettes,
New Site
UBC Aero Club officials have
announced that the proposed
site for their airport has been
changed to the area adjacent
to the farthest extension to the
farm lands, east of Marine
In receipt of a letter from the District Inspector oi Western Airways,
recommending the change in plans,
acting president Jim Harty stated the
original site would be limited by the
configuration with Vancouver Municipal Airport.
"With the completion of the Medical
School the Aero Club would be indispensable as it could be used as
an emergency centre for casualties
from all over British Columbia," said
Jim Harty. However the construction
of the future flight school is left in
the hands of university officals.
Crime And
At the present time, rumour has it
that Rosemary Hodgins, chairman of
the discipline committee is racng
against exams to prepare a case
against four blazer bearing caf-dwel-
lers. They will be charged with shedding blue lint all over thc clean
If convicted of this dastardly crime
against society, the culprits will be
punished to the full extent of the
law. Their AMS passes will be revoked for the remaining six weeks
of the term and a 50c fine will be
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Greek thrushes will have another chance to chortle
.when the IFC holds a second songfest in Brock Hall on
March 24.
Besides the recent fraternity and sorority songfest
winners, the program will include the Engineers' Glee Club
and the Varsity Glee Club. Music will be supplied by Frank
Nightingale's orchestra.
Admission is 15 cents, and proceeds go to ISS.
Totem Phofog Calls
Club Offirials
In an effort to clean up all of the
photography work of the Totem before exams arrive, Bob Cave has
asked the following people to contact
him in the Pub as soon as possible.
The presidents of the engineering
clubs whiph form the executive of
Applied Science '48.
The vice-presidents of the engineering clubs which form the executive of Applied Science '49.
The president and executive of
Arts '49,
The president and over-all executives of the following: Pharmacy,
Pre-Med., Nurses, Phys.Ed., Agriculture.
The presidents and executives of
the following clubs: Varsity Pipe
Band, and G. M. Dawson club.
AMS Meeting
THE NEWMAN CLUB will present
Father Augustine OSB, PhD, speaking
on philosophy in Arts 100 at noon
on Monday, March 22. His topic will
be "Is Morality Relative?"
Fifteen Students
Receive Honorary
Activity Awards
Fifteen students will receive Honorary Activity Awards at todays Gen-
eral AMS meet.
They are, Robin Andrews, Herb
Capozzi, ^Jack Duffus, Laurie Dyer,
Joan Fraser, Ron Grantham, Ian
Greenwood, Ned Larsen, Ernie Perrault, Bill Smith, Harry Smith, Muriel
Vander Valk, Cal Whitehead, Bev
Wilson,   Bob  Wilson.
All of them have contributed extensively to the organization to which
they belong and in the eyes of the
Honorary Awards Committee have
well earned the honors bestowed upon them.
These awards are unique in that
they are the only ones given by the
Alma Mater Society. They are given
to compensate students who have
merited awards, but who belong to
societies which are not credited to
give them.
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Richard Brinsley Sheridan's "School
for Scandal" satisfied a capacity first-
night audience in the University
auditorium and proved that it takes
a cast more capable than the current
Players' Club aggregate to represent
Sheridan's two-dimensional characters adequately.
The difficulty lay in the fact that
not all Sheridan's characters were
flat monochromed representations of
fawning drawing-room society. There
are almost human touches in both
Charles and Joseph Surface, for example: the former for his gallantry
and wit, the latter for his bloated
Charles Monotonous
These touches might well have been
borne in mind by the players in
question. George Barnes' portrayal of
Charles became monotonous with the
realization that he was to do nothing
but talk, laugh and hoist glasses
in the best court tradition. James
Argue turned in a creditable Joseph
by the- smoothness in his playing of
the hypocritical, sphbrism-spouting
Anne Forrester and Nenagh Richardson conformed well to the role
of the female in eighteenth century
England. Dave Massy as Sir Peter
Teazle also turned in ' an able performance   as   the   harasser   husband.
It would be interesting to speculate how much more sympathetically
the parts of Sir Oliver Teazle and
Rowley might have been played if
the actors taking the parts had
switched. Wally Marsh would seem
better qualified to play the cynical
Sir Oliver than the respectful, if
astute, Rowley.
Lois Shaw Siren
In her portrayal of the malicious
Lady Sneerwell, Lois Shaw was extremely capable, if perhaps more of
a siren than a scandalmonger; to
round out the remainder of the principals, Isabel Gould as Mrs. Candour,
Robert Clothier as Crabtree and Phil
Keatley as Sir Benjamin Backbite
combined to produce some of the
best scenes of the play.
And in their portrayal of eighteenth
century manners, with all its artificial grace, a number of features
shone brilliantly. Among these were
Mario Prizek's excellent sets and
costumes and the inspired characterizations of Cyril Groves as Snake and
Jack Cairns as Trip.
Megaphones Needed
A number of features in the general
production of School for Scandal
might bear some comment. Sheridan's
many asides to the audience were
often a little hard to cat'ch, and one
felt that to set his aside off from the
rest of his speech the actor might
do well to speak through a megaphone.
One might also wonder if it was
necessary for Phil Keatley t'o mince.
The impression of a foppish, foolish
gentleman of the time could have
been conveyed without playing to
the third-row titters of a silly freshette,
Generally, it was a smooth and
polished performance, executed with
a deft sense of timing. The screen
scene in particular demanded presence of mind, and was presented
with smoothness, Much credit is owing to Joy Coghill, the director, for
able supervision of an errant cast.
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Chessmen Take
League Honours
UBC's chess team took the minor
city chess league last week by defeating   the   City   Chess   Club.
Four clubs were entered in the
league with a total of seven teams.
UBC entered two teams.
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Alderta Baby Wins
National Contest
New Brunswick May
Challenge Decision
First place honours in the national baby contest sponsored
by Branch 72 of the Canadian Legion, went over the mountains
to the University of Alberta, last Tuesday when blonde, blue
eyed Peter Devine was awarded top spot in the competition.
Runners-up in the Dominion-wide<$	
baby   derby   which   included   eleven   She had never liked the picture mh
Canadian universities, were Helen
Lefeabvre, daughter of a McGill
University student veteran, and
Gordon Rodway representing t'he
University of Manitoba.
Judges for the contest included
John Bracken, leader of the opposition in the House of Parliament, M.J.
Coldwell, national leader CCF, and
Major-Gen Gordon Price, National
Commandant,  Canadian Legion.
Mr. Coldwell's retort to observations that male judges might have
been prejudiced was, "I couldn't tell
the difference between the boys and
Judging of the eleven contestants
took place at Ottawa's Carleton College, and the final decision was1
reached from photographs of the
Susan Thorneycrofte, UBC baby
queen was not the least perturbed
that she had placed lower than third.
mitted anyway.
UBC Legion executive, Bob Day
told The Daily Ubyssey yesterday
that another contest was expected
"University of New Brunswick's
entry reached Ottawa too late for
observation," hes aid, "and we expect them to challenge the winner."
Winner Peter Devine is the 18-
months-old son of a former RCAF
Flight-lieutenant, Cuthbert Devine,
a first year engineering student. Mrs.
Devine is an English war-bride.
The person or persons who demonstrated their pitching ability with
dead cats and eggs last Monday are
reported to be considering a contract
with the Brooklyn Dodgers. It is
rumoured that Mr. Buck could give
them a recommendation for pitching
Yankee Doodle
Dear Sir:
It amused me to see you birds
come to the USA with a hat full
of pencils as it were or be begging alms for your Royal Family
in Europe.
It grieves me to talk with your
unemployed "Veterans" in the
Vancouver Bus Terminus who
can't get work because the Slave
Market Government Employment
house has no work for them. But
the Japanese "cheap labor" are
manning the logging camps, saw
mills, etc, and the Chinese replace
the whites cooking in restaurants.
Tonight's newspaper stated you
threw a dead cat at a labor delegate trying to improve conditions
of the underdog.
All over the world England is
becoming increasingly unpopular
in Ireland, India, Africa, Australia,
China, South America, and now
Honduras and the USA.
Britain has, like the Jews in
Germany, always been an aneth-
ema   to   Americans.
Now the Princess is officially
pronounced pregnant according to
the news. I suppose she will be
coming to the USA to have her
oaby so we can pay her doctor
An ex Canadian born in Victoria
but a citizen of this country I am
happy to state, since 1912.
Olympia Hotel,
Seattle,  Wash.
Toner Hits Fascists,
Capitalists/ Communists
Capitalists, Communists and Fascists all came under fire
from Rev. J. F. Toner at last week's Newman Club meeting.
In a resounding attack on extrem-^—— —	
ists of all sorts the Roman Catholic | LPP meetin«  th*  *• Taft-Hartley
Act is a "secret weapon" devised by
Harry Truman to "blackmail" labour he said: "The Taft-Hartley Act
was drawn up by the National Association of Manufacturers to curb
labor and anyone who doesn't realize
this is a damn fool."
labor expert contended that a combination of economic and political
freedom was necessary.
"Lasiez faire" capitalists, he said,
"still cling to the eighteenth century
theories of Adam Smith that selfishness will ultimately lead to an Utopia."
Communists, on the other hand,
"have disregarded all human values."
Questioned about the "Fascist"
regime in Spain he said, "conditions
there are far from good. Indeed, I
very much doubt as to whether they
are any better than in Russia."
To a statement made at a recent
Final USC Meeting
Next Wednesday
Final Undergraduate Societies
Committee meeting of the session
will be held Thursday, March 25 at
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As Spenser was to writing sonnets,
So Spencer's is to Easter bonnets.
Barbara Effinger, Arts '51, wearing two spring
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Friday. March  19,  1948
Radical Uof W Styles Flabbergast
Visiting Daily Ubyssey Reporters
Visiting the University of Washington campus, and expecting to see something entirely different to what I saw, your
reporter was somewhat flabbergasted to find in the co-eds
and "frat" boys a striking contrast to our home town crowd,
Although they are still the same types at heart.
On tbe campus the girls wear thej
usual    skirts,    sweaters   and    gibson
girl   blouses;  bobby-sox  loafers,  and
wooden   clogues.   Occasionally   "flat-
Z^    and   stocking   are   worn,   the   NIGHT LIFE
ance are the crew cuts which every
male seems to have. Thus it is impossible to distinguish veterans from
popular style at UBC.
Bright scarves, plaid and plain are
worn over sweaters and under collars, thus mixing the old with the
new. Skirts in tartans and pastel
glen checks, flared or pencil slim
Hair styles are plainer and neater
than those of the Canadian girls.
Usually the hair is pulled back and
held by berettes and combs, braided
Swedish style or falling loosely over
the shoulders, for they "can't do
much with it in wet weather."
For the boys at U of W it is a different story. Looking a lot younger, and
appearing to be "less men of the
world," they dress in a very sloppy
manner — and the further south
you go the worse it becomes, they
tell me. Dressed in ''t" shirts, v-
necked sweaters, cords, army pants,
war surplus jackets, and what-have-
you, they present an appearance similar to our high-school boys. Obviously
their main supply of clothing comes
from war  surplus ltd.
Adding   to   their  youthful   appear-
For "night-life" these American
co-eds have "gone all out" in ballerina
skirts, fitted waistlines, long sleeves,
and necklines cut low and "sexy" or
j very high and severe. The length of
skirts are at their lowest ebb - as
long as possible, according to New
York trends, Black, burgundy, forest-
green and steel gray are the most
popular colours for evening. Plaids
are made into every outfit imaginable.
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gray satin displays new party
Shoes have the closed toe and dosed
heel. The opera pump is the latest
thing, but ballerinas are in and baby
dolls out.
Coats are the same for both evening
and daytime wear. Corduroys with
over-sized pockets are "all the rage."
Flared backs, full sleeves and hoods
are evident in bright colours. Mid-
hip shorties are worn with formats
and  gibson-gal  outfits.
On the other hand the boys, immaculate in gabardine suits, white
shirts, and ties less violent in color
and pattern in comparison with the
"peasants" at UBC, hide the youthful
appearance a crew-cut gives them
during the day.
Tlie typical navy-blue Tjlazer and
grey flannels seen so often on the
Canadian campus is unheard of. Incidentally, the American co-eds were
fascinated with our UBC boys dressed
in this manner, going so far as to ask
if it were some sort of a uniform.
Diamond sox and fraternity pins
seem to be the latest hobby. Few boys
are seen wearing their pins, having
given it to their favorite girl-friend
for a couple of weeks. As for 'he
diamond sox, we all know about
those, north of the forty-ninth parallel.
—'Daily Ubyssey Photo by Jackie Hart.
OLD AND NEW are mixed in this bright yellow scarf and
woolen dress. Hair, drawn back behind the ears, is latest fad.
AMS Sponsored Store
Planned for Next Year
AMS will set up a student store next year.
This store will sell everything now sold in Brock Hall, plus
other items such as sports supplies, film and photographic
equipment, 1948-49 AMS president Dave Brousson said yesterday.
Authority    to   set    up   a    planning •	
committee for the store was granted
at Student Council meeting Monday
night, Sitting on the committee will
be AMS treasurer Paul Plant as
chairman, Social Coordinator Chick
Turner, Dave Brousson, and Sophomore  Member  Pete  Murphy.
Bruce Gray Named
New IFC President
Bruce Grey of Psi Upsilon Fraternity was elected president of the IFC,
at a meeting held last Tuesday.
Others    elected    to    the   executive
were:  Herb Bourne.   (Zeta Psi), vice-
president, Tom Griffiths,   (Beta Theta
Pi),    Secretary,    and    Bob    Thurston
I iAlpha Delta Pi)  treasurer.
j The IFC planned at the meeting
to   present   last   year's   World   Series
i pictures. This movie will be shown
m the Auditorium at noon on April
[>. Tho admission will be 25 cents and
all  proceeds will  be given  to ISS.
Brousson said that the prime purposes in setting up the store were
to "improve the efficiency of the
AMS office, to possibly make a little
money for AMS, and especially to
provide a much needed facility on
the  campus."
For the first year, the committee
intends to employ a student manager
to  be  assisted  by  full-time  clerks.
Applications for the position of
student manager to be handed to the
Secretary of the AMS, will be accepted up to March 31, Brousson said.
Applicants should give details of
past experience, any ideas about the
development of the store, and the
remuneration expected, he pointed
NFCUS To Offer
Scholarships to the value of one
year's free tuition are offered by the
National Federation of Canadian
University Students.
Any student who has completed
the equivalent of two years university may apply for a scholarship.
The candidate must undertake to
return to his own university on expiration of the award.
Exchange is permitted only between different Divisions. Division
one, UBC; Division i'wo, Universities
of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba; Division three, Universities of
Ontario and Quebec; Division four,
Universities  of  the  Maritimes.
Applications should be made 'to the
Registrar of local NFCUS chairman
before   March   31.
New Aggie
The Agricultural Undergraduate Society Executive slate
was completed at a meeting
Tuesday noon when class ;o-
presentatives  were  elected.
Next year's executive will consist
of Art Woodland, president; Vic
James, vice-president; Wendy Wearne
secretary; Pete Guiry, treasurer:
Keith Murray, sports representative;
Fred Bell and Anne Turner, USC;
president and secretary of second
year: Tom Whitehead and Jane Atkinson; third year, Ian Paton and
Mary Minchin; fourth year, Bob
Fletcher and Peggy MacDonald;
Publicity representative, Shirley
AUS activities were wound up last
week at the Annual Spring Banquet
in Brock Hall. The affair was a
sequel to the Agassi?. Field Trip and
winners of thc judging contests were
The Lady Jane Trophy, emblemai'ic
of judging superiority, was won by
Jack Freeman, who had the highest
aggregate  score.
Emergency Call
For Russian
Fifty thousand persons with
a knowledge of Russian are
needed to meet a "national
emergency" in the United'
States, according to Dr. J. Sin-
clair-Sobbel, head of UBC's
Department of Slavonic
"In view of the present national
emergency Russian should be introduced into every high school in the
country," he said quoting from a
report just issued by Columbia University.
An estimated 35,000 persons are
currently studying Russian in the
US, Two hundred students are enrolled in the Department of Slavonic
Studies at UBC.
Air purification  is combined  with
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The annual WUS—WAA banquet
will be held in Brock Hall on April
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MUD,     SWEET,     BRIGHT     V I R G I Varsity Soccer Squad
To Meet Hotel Eleven
Varsity and Empire Hotel, those two arch-rivals of the
V and D Soccer league, will face each other again on Saturday
at Powell St. grounds. A win for Varsity would give them a
fairly safe lead at the top of the circuit.
The students' chances of flinishing*
in first place received a hefty boost
Friday, March 19, 1948
last weekend. Millar McGill's crew
blanked Collingwood 2-0 for their
first win of the season on the Collies'
home grounds. Bill Thomas accounted
for both Varsity goals, as Fred Morrow came up with his second straight
It was Varsity's fifth win in their
last six starts, and gives them a commanding 7 point lead over Empire
Hotel, who were held to a 1-1 tie
by North Burnaby last weekend.
Saturday's Varsity-Empire Hotel
tussle at Powell St. will get under
way at 1:45 p.m., prior to a first round
Imperial Cup replay between Powell
River and Kerrisdale. It is the third
attempt by Kerrisdale and the paper-
town club to decide who will meet
Varsity in the Imperial Cup second
round tie.
UBC,  campus  second  division  XI,
will take Saturday off to lick their
wounds after the 6-0 lacing they absorbed last Saturday at the hands of
Westminster Army and Navy. The
UBC club has only one game left to
play, that against Kerrisdale. It will
have to wait until the Kerries finish
their Imperial Cup schedule.
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BCBA Transfer Rulings
Jar Inter A Hoop Squad
Twigg Island Cpps Inter A Title,
Students Play With Only Six Men
All hopes of the UBC Inter A hoopers winning a basketball
title this season came to a shattering end Monday night in the
John Oliver gym when a Twigg Island squad took the Lower
Mainland crown by way of a 65-43 win in the sudden death
game against a six man UBC entry.
'Bird Ruggermen
Swamp Tide 24-0
The Thunderbird rugby fifteen, which meets the University
of California Golden Bears this afternoon at Berkley for the
third game of the World Cup series, finished up a colorful season
of home games last weekend by defeating the Victoria Crimson
Tide with a sizzling 24-0 counts —
The win which had all the elements I TISDALL CUP
of a grudge match because of an
earlier 7-6 defeat suffered in the
Island City, assured the 'Birds of a
tie for first place in the McKechnie
Cup race for the British Columbia
championship. The student team will
retain the trophy for the fourth consecutive year.
Unable to withstand the attacks of
the vengeful Bird backfield, the Victoria Tide was out of the picture all
the way. At half time the tally was
18-0, and the Blue and Gold managed
to add two more scores in the second
frame. £
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with an ARROW shirt?
The UBC loss to Twigg Island was
the climax to several week of uncertainty as to the eligibility of six
members of the UBC representative
Inter A team.
According to all reports garnered
by your reporter, the transfers of
six players were made to the White
club on the campus and were okayed
by the registrar of the league. However it seem that during the North
Van series, a protest was lodged that
the transfers were handed in too
late and therefore were not valid.
As a result of this protest, a meeting of the B. C. Basketball Association
was called and the legality of the
transfers was decided in favour of
UBC. by a  unanimous vote.
Thus it was that Saturday night,
on the UBC maples, the complete,
twelve-man representative Inter A
team took the floor against Twigg
Island and came up with a big 55-44
win in the first game of a best two
out of three series.
However the B C body threw a
monkey-wrench in the whole affair
Sunday when they claimed that sicl
of the UBC players were not legal
members of the UBC entry. A meeting which lasted the better part of
the afternoon Sunday, and saw Coach
Ivor Wynn do almost everything in
his power short of brute force to
keep his team in the running, ended
in a decision by the chairman against
the university club after his committee had reportedly resigned in the
heated dispute.
In the eyes of several observers,
if, the college was at fault, that fault
should have been pointed out by the
BC Basketball Association several
weeks ago and saved the students
going through practise sessions for
no good  reason.
And that is the story. To anyone
that may read tills efort and is at
all interested in Minor Basketball on
the campus this is the reason why
a game, but dead tired six man team
went down fighting to a powerful, ten
man Twigg Island team.
This is the reason that a down-town
paper claimed that the UBC club
was "ragged" and described the college defence as "disorganized." Players that can hardly lift their feet off
the ground can't be expected to play
organized basketball.
A preliminary game to the Stadium
classic featured the Golden-shirted
UBC squad which shut out a fighting
Ex-South Burnaby crew with a conclusive 13-0 score. The victory left
the UBC-ites on top of the standings
in the running for the Tisdall Cup,
and the Vancouver and area championship.
Should the Birds take the World
Cup series, which is at present tied
with a win each for the northerners
and the Californians, campus ruggermen will have copped every senior
trophy available on the coast.
Victoria Downs
Thunderettes, UBC's femme senior
B basketball team lost the B. C.
senior B title in a hard fought two
game total point series with Victoria's
Hudson's Bay.
After dropping the first game by
a narrow three point margin~41-38—
the Thunderettes fought grimly but
were trampled by the bigger, more
experienced Victoria outfit, in the
second game, Tuesday evening, when
they lost 59-46. Series score was 100-
Nora McDermott starred for the
UBC gals in both games and counted
for a large part of their points, Mear-
nie Summers also tallied a large
number of points—more than McDermott as a matter of fact—but was thc
first to admit that it was only because
McDermott went otit on fouls near thc
end of the second game.
INDIVIDUAL SCORING: Nora McDermott 23; Moarnie Summers 28;
Doreen Campbell 10; Jane Pendleton
9; Betty Crocks 5; Gretta Schwartz 9;
Doreen Fowler; Yvonne French.
Total 84.
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Friday, March  19,  194S
Thunderbirds Win, Lose
Against US Titleholders
UBC's hockey team finished their season last weekend with
an impressive showing against the Colorado Tigers, United
State Intercollegiate champions, by splitting a pair of games at
Colorado Springs, winning the first 9-5 and losing the second
Led by Hugh Berry and Bill Wag-<£-
ner, each of whom turned in the hat
trick the Birds came from behind to
cop the first tilt by a handy four
goal margin. The Tigers sported a
4-3 first period lead, and each team
added one in the sandwich session,
setting the stage for a five goal outburst in the final canto by the UBC
men who held the home team scoreless for the rest of the game.
Besides Wagner and Berry, the
Bird goalgetters were Fred Andrew
with two and Jim Rowledge with a
Bobby Koch and Hass Young developed body trouble in the first
game with the former wrenching his
knee and Young twisting his back as
results of collisions with the boards.
The second game was a repetition
of the first with the exception that
the Birds lacked the finishing kick
necessary to overcome the lead built
up by the US champs in the first
two periods.
Down 3-0 going into the second
chukker the Birds fought back to
within one goal by the end of the
canto only to have the Colorado men
rap in three more goals in the last
session to make the final score 7-3.
UBC goals were scored by Berry,
Wagner and Koch, the latter in spite
of the sore knee he carried over
from the first tilt.
The turning point of the second
game came when, with the score 4-3
for the Tigers, House allowed a slow
roller to evade him. This goal broke
the back of the visitors defense and
the Colorado boys rapped in two
more markers to sew up the contest.
On the whole the games were well
played with only five penalties being
handed out for the two game set.
UBC getting the odd one.
The Thunderbirds were playing
under the handicap of travel and lack
of sleep, coupled with the rarity of
air due to the higher altitude, but
Colorado were full value for their
win in the second game as were the
UBC team in the first.
Meanwhile at Queen's Park Arena
in New Westminster, Hugh Berry's
Jayvees took a stranglehold on the
Swanson   and  Ades  trophy for  the
New Westminster twilight league,
when they defeated Army and Navy
vets 11-4, in the first of a two out of
three series.
The club, minus Berry, who was
in Colorado with the senior 'Birds,
had little difficulty in subduing the
vets after being down 2-0 in the first
Led by Husband, who scored four
goals in tlie game and three in the
sandwich session, the Jayvees rapped
home five markers to take a 5-2
bulge at the end of the second, and
increased their lead to 11-4 by the
game's end.
Hamilton and Shail scored three
apiece while Bahan got one.
On defense, Smith played a steady
game in the nets, making some nice
saves, after having a difficult time
in the first canto.
The next game in the series will.
be played Sunday at Queen's Park, |
with  the campus team  favoured  to
make it two straight. In preparation
for the tilt, the team will practice
at the Forum tonight from 5:45 to 6:45.
Greenwood Archery
Beats UBC Bowmen
UBC archers broke their winning
streafc on Tuesday night as they
dropped a match to the crack bowmen of the Vancouver Greenwood
Archery Club.
Top scorers for the UBC outfit
were Dave Morton, Steve Germaniuk,
and Don Grant.
Before the Tuesday night shoot,
the campus club had won two matches
against the University of Alberta.
These matches at the time received
much publicity because they were
carried on my ham radio communication. Following the series with the
U of A, UBC whipped the Greenwood
crew  in  a  hotly  contested  bout.
This summer it has been suggested
that the campus bowmen match arrows with Greenwood at Brockton
The last meeting of the Tennis
club will be held on Monday, March
22, at 12:30 in Arts 208. All members
are requested to attend for the elections of next year's executive and
other  final   business.
Field Meet Planned
For Murals and A AU
At the end of April when everyone heads for the sandy
beaches, the tennis courts and the golf course, the Thunderbird
Track Team, defending Conference Champions, will remain
behind to defend their title at Walla Walla's City Stadium, May
Last year's team with several prom-<$>
inent contenders for Canada's Olym
—Daily Ubyssey Photo by Mickey Jones
EVAN PRICE didn't quite dodge this left thrown out by Boh
Stovall during the elimination bouts in preparation for the
Boxing Show tonight. Fight time is set at 8:00 p.m. in the UBC
At last the Second Annual Boxing and Wrestling Championships have become a reality, as the UBC boxers and wrestlers
turn out tonight to do battle. In fact, they promise to be such
fights that the Olympic officials will be present, and it is certain
that some fighters will catch their eye.
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Every participant has had lots of
experience, the majority being Golden
Gloves contenders, and even a sprinkling of outside champions. John Mc-
Diarmid is the Alberta light-heavy
open champion, and Pete Worthing
ton, always a drawing card, lost by a
bad call in the recent Golden Gloves,
But by far the best fight of the night
will be the Danny McConnell versus
John Pavelich struggle, which wiil
see two really good heavy weights in
action. Pavelich is the champion while
McDonnell is a former Canadian Army
Other boxers worth watching are
Don Codeville and Jim Casey, two
very fast, evenly matched pugilists,
and in the wrestling, Herb Capozzi
will have his hands full (and probably
his legs too) in keeping his crown
from Keith Maltman. All boxers and
wrestlers should be at the training
office by 7:45, teh boxers being stripped one bout ahead of time. Tonight's
affair is reported to be the best show
to be seen in Vancouver in a long
time, and if you want to see some
real fights, be on hand at 8:00 p.m.
sharp, and I guarantee that you won't
be disappointed.
The Physical Education  Faculty of
the   University   of   British  Columbia
extends   to   all   those   interested,   an   Stadium contest. A large crowd turn-
invitation    to    their    "Open    House"   ed out to see the "down under" boys
Bird Rugger Team
Enjoys Work-out
In California Sun
(Special to The Dally Ubyssey)
OAKLAND, Calif., March 17
—University o f California's
eighty thousand seat Memorial
Stadium echoed to the shouts of
coach Albert Laithewaite and
his Thunderbird rugby team
Wednesday morning as the
UBC fifteen stripped to the
waist and soaked up the sunshine of Berkeley in their first
workout of their current trip.
The travelling Birds left Vancouver
for Seattle by bus Tuesday morning,
and after consuming a costly steak
dinner at Boeing Field, ordered a
chartered plane which landed them in
Oakland at 8:30 p.m. The party of 28
found the long, bumpy air trip hard
on the constitution and were glad to
crawl into bed at various fraternity
houses around the campus.
Feature attraction today for the
Canadians was seeing again the Australian Wallabies who, fresh from a
triumphant stay in Los Angeles, upset, the California Golden Bears in a
pic team has been working out since
the beginning of January. Outlawed
from competing in the Intra-Mural
Meet . in their specialties, an open
AAU Meet will be held in conjunction with the Intra-Mural Finals,
Friday, April 2nd. The following
events will be held, 100, 880, and Two
Miles and possibly a high school relay.
Bob Piercy, who smashed the University Two Mile Record last Autumn
during Homecoming, and nearly
equalled the All-Canadian Two Mile
Record in Running shoes, will be
gunning for the Canadian Record
equipped with track shoes, closely
pursued by his shadow, the Thin
Man (alias Pat Minchin).
Jack Hutchins, Canada's premier
half-miler, will be running in the
half against Al Bain. If Bill Husband
can get permission from the Legion
Powerhouse (remember lasf fall's
Cross-Country) he may enter either
the half or the two mile.
Chick Turner and Ez Henninger
will be able to compete only if they
can get signed releases from the
strong Beta machine, Turner's chief
competition will come from Roger
Wellman, la9t year's Dominion Champion in the 100 yards. Henninger may
double in the half.
Bob Osborne will be surveying the
Inter-Murals with a critical eye for
new Thunderbird recruits, for his
numerically weak Conference Champions. Pre-Meet favourite in the 100
yards is American Football star, Ron
Waters of Phys, Ed. Nickerson, one
of B.C.'s few and far between pole
vaulters should be a "shoo-in" in
this event. Bill Husband is the out
standing runner in the middle distance events,, still eligible to compete,
although the Legion has a stable full
of dark horses.
The Pole Vault and 120 yards low
hurdles are being added to this year's
program. Turner, on speed and brute
strength alone, is the outstanding contender in this event.
Heats and Trials will be held during the week of March 29th for the
large number of expected entrants as
the Inter-Mural Programme comes
to an end.
Golfers to Invade
Salem After Exams
Right after the completion of examinations the UBC Golf Team, led
by captain Bob Plommer, will invade
our southern neighbours at Salem
Oregon, for a crack at t'he Northwest
Conference Golf Tournament.
To take place May 15, on Willamette's home course, UBC will be
trying to cop the first Northwest
Conference Golf Tourney in which
all members of the conference will
be competing.
UBC's hopes will lie with divot
stars Doug Bajus, Davie Dale, Dick
Hanley and Bob Plommer, who, it
will be remembered, did so well on
last  year's escapade down south.
Besides the Conference Meet',
matches will be played against Western Washington, College of Puget
Sound, Portland University, and
probably with our own local pros
who will have Stan Leonard leading
the list.
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Monday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m.
An   informal   display   will   be
in action,
The Golden Bears are going through
sented,   demonstrating   thc   activities  a toL'gh week of games. Tuesday they
of   the   department
past' year.
throughout   the
went all out in an attempt to hold
the world touring Wallabies and
Thursday and Saturday they tackle
the Birds.
Starting line-up for the Thunderbirds will be about the same as for
the last game with Victoria. Doug
Reid will probably be out of commission for both games, although he is
MAD officials report that the j nursing his cold in  hopes of seeing
annual Men's Awards Banquet.action in &* ^^A m- *»» re™ain-
.in     ,   u ,„,   ,        i ,   der of the team is in good condition,
will be held next Wednesday at i    .     ,   _,   x     .„
,       tt x i   v A gala Fraternity supper and party
9,'dU p.m. in the Hotel Van-1 t]irown for the Birc|s with the Walla.
couver. All players on UBC ■ bies and Bears in attendance, corn-
teams are invited to attend, j Ple<ed the first day in California,
but   are    warned    they
MAD Announces
Awards Banquet
are warned they must
purchase their tickets from
Luke Moyls before Monday at
3:30 p.m.
There will be a meeting of the
Badminton Club in Arts 101 on Friday March 19, al. 12:30 p.m. Important
everybody out,
Harry and his
Melody Men
play favorite
old-time music
nightly— at
10:30 p.m.
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