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cana
campus
By Barbara Jones
THIS WEEK Canadian Campus
uncovered tiie astounding truth
that across Canada, on all the dominion's campi, there is not a single "Lover's Lane"! Nevertheless
each spring with the warm breezes,
the budding violets, and the
slushy streets "a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of
love," and students seem to And
satisfactory substitutes for "the
Lne"!
For Instance with spring just one
month away, poets at McGiU have
waxed lyric over the lack of a
suitable byway.
vol. xxvm
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1946
No.59
THE OLD
The
lere is  no   Lover's  Lane  at
McGUl!
The thought of it all makes me
ill.
'Ihere is no place to spoon,
Or to gaze at the moon,
; Or to plan weddings in June,
AtMcGUll
But still among the co-eds,
There is neither woe nor tears—
They've been getting  by  quite
easily
For years and years and years.
Nor do students at Queen's find
themselves tt too great a dlsad-
vantage.There a path winds through
the "so-called" centre of a scholar's life, the library. Students walk
in one by one, and stroll out two
by two, after sa interval of casual
smiles end significant glances over
book tops. The majority of dates
are manufactured here sad lt
seems to be the general meeting
plaoe for lovers.
Again at Mount Allison University, according to reports, "there
is passion, passion everywhere but
still no Lover's Lane." However,
the sweet nothings which penetrate
the stillness of the night from all
4he highways, byways, and doorways go to, show that love will,
and does, find a way. And then
there is* always the long way home.
The University of Alberta's Pembina Hall is said to be a busy
place around the 11:30 deadline
hour, when a last good-rilght kiss
is bestowed and the co-ed makes
a final dash for security. Blinded
by the radiance of That Intangible
Thing, it has been reported that a
male escort, in a confused state,
mistakenly kissed the night watch-
ALLAN AINSWORTH
Fort Garry Drive bf {Re environs
of the University of Manitoba has
its attractions on moonlit night—
even cloudy nights. In fact cloudy
nights are better, say some.
But perhaps the nearest approach, on a campus, to this disputed necessity, is the Philosophers' Lane at the University of
Toronto. Behind the Economics
Building the path winds ,lts way
south to Trinity College. There is
but one drawback ... the many
bright lights which have been erected. Surely the moon and stars
should be sufficient.
GARRY MILLER
Redshirts Accept
Ceremonial Rings
MEMBERS of the graduatinbg
JUm   In. .loslneartng   will   go
through the traditional Iron Ring
Ceremony ln the Brock 4 pjn.
Tuesday, March 26.
During this ceremony, which is
held under the auspices of the
Association of Profeslonal Engineers, the graduating sciencemen
swear to "uphold by their actions
the honor of their profession." In
recognition of this oath they are
presented with an Iron ring, the
Insignia of the graduate engineer.
The ring is worn on the little Anger of the right hand.
AWARDS COMMITTEE HONOURS
8 UNDERGRADUATE LEADERS
*WlN
INNERS of eight Honorary
Activities Awards announced
Thursday by Gordie Genge, chair-
man of the HAA committee of the
Undergraduate Societies Committee, are:
Fat Fowler, president of Pre-
Medical Undergraduate Society;
Dave Hayward, Jokers Club
president;
Mary Wilkinson, Nurses Undergraduate Society president;
Tony Greer, praldent, UBC
branch, Canadian Legion;
Jack Beveridge, Engineers Undergraduate Society president;
Helen Duncan, employment
bureau director for three years;
Charles Bullen, Arts Undergraduate Society president;
Tom   Scott,   president   of   his
Engineers graduating class.
NEW AWARDS APPROVED
The awards, being given for the
first time this year, have been
approved by USC and Student
Council.
Winners were chosen from 28
names submitted by campus organizations.
Four students recommended for
honorable mention are: John Allan,
Dave Blair, George Peirson and
Barnie Murphy.
The awards aire distinct from
LSE, Publications Board and ath-
ltic awards given at UBC. Each
winner receives a pin.
Citation with the awards follow.
Pat Fowler, third year Pre-med
student, member Players Club,
Outdoor Club, discipline commit-
tae and honorary fraternity: "His
initiative has brought to the fore
the need for a medical school on
the campus. He has shown unlimited university spirit in the organization of his own faculty and
on all committees on which he has
served."
uave Hayward, first-year law
student, "was chosen to receive
the award for the Jokers Club,
which has done so much commend-
able work on the campus hi its
first year."
Mary Wilkinson, R.N., sixth-
year Nursing student, member of
discipline committee: "Because of
her good work in her own faculty
and on all the committees on
which she has worked this year.1'
TONY "LEGION" GREER
Tony Greer, third-year Arts,
''was chosen to receive the award
for the Legion, an organization
which has furthered every campaign of the year for the betterment of the university."
Jack Beveridge, fifth-year
chemical engineer, discipline committee memer, student member of
AIChE, EIC, "honored because ol
his keen interest in all student
affairs, his work on the Revision
Commitee and his unlimited
spirit."
Helen Duncan, fourth-year
Commerce, on WUS executive and
last year's Commerce executive,
member of Symphonic Club, "for
three years work in the employment fcureau on the campus."
Charles Bullen, fourth-year
Arts, member discipline committee, "for his work in committee to
organize Pure Science faculty, his
work in reorganizing the Art*
faculty and his keen interest in
all things for the good of the university."
Tom Scott, fifth-year mechanical engineer, 1946 president ASME,
.student member ASME, EIC, rep-
rcsentsd UBC at national EIC
conference, Montreal, this year.
"Tom was honored for the levelheaded way in which he handled
all problems on which he worked,
regarding tho university."
AMS To Review
Jobs, Fares Thursday
ANNUAL general meeting of the 7,000 members of
University of British Columbia Alma Mater Society will be
held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the auditorium.
As past AMS general meetings
AND NEW
have attracted only a fraction ot
the   student   body,   members   of
Council   believe   that  the   auditorium will be adequate.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT
President Allan Ainsworth will
give a general report on the year's
activities and Treasurer Garry
Miller will presem « financial
statement. During the meeting
Ainsworth will hand over the
chair to President-elect Ted Kirk*
Patrick. All members of the incoming and outgoing councils will
be on the stage.
Ainsworth said Wednesday he
expected the meeting would also
be given an announcement on
summer employment "concerning
Quite a lot of students."
FARES DISCUSSED
"There will probably be a re-
Thunderbird In
Dire Distress
VOLUNTEERS are wanted to
help with distribution ot the second
lame of the UBC Thunderbird on
the campus April 1.
Many students were unable to
obtain copies of the last issue, due
to limited distribution, so this Issue
will be sold at several different
points on the campus, including the
quad box office, the bus stop, in
front of the library, the cafeteria,
and the AMS office.
All those willing to help out are
asked to turn in their names to
John Green at the Publications
Board office. If enough volunteers
will start early Monday morning,
April 1, and continue until the end
of the day, unless all copies are
sold out.
SOLD QUICKLY
Four hundred copies of the first
Issue were sold in the first hour
from the quad box office alone, so
the second issue is not expected
tc last long, and students are advised to bring their 25 cents on the
first day if the want to be sure
of getting a copy.
This Issue will be bigger than
the first one. There have been a
great many more contributions for
(he editors to choose from, and a
larger and more diversified selection has been possible In order to
rppeal to the tastes of all classes
of readers.
Featured will be several short
stories and articles on campus life.
The pick of the Letters Club original contributions snd several pages
of poetry are designed to appeal
•o the literary-minded reader, while
cartoons and Jokes are also included. Winning photographs
fiom the Camera Club Salon are
given full page spreads.
RADSOC TO Alb
GYM   DRIVE
THE UNIVERSITY Radio Society's contribution to the Memorial Gym drive will be a half-
hour dramatic presentation over
the CBC. The show, entitled,
"There Was Once a Young Man,"
was written by Peter Duval, a
member of the URS.
Written in tragic theme, tht
script traces the story of a young
man who speaks for millions of
young men killed in the war. It
is narrated by the war dead who
deplore a humanity now living
for nylons, new cars, and happiness, forgetting the sacrifice made
by those who will never come
back.
The script will be presented over
CBR "Producer's Worpshop,"
Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m.
G. G. SEDGEWICK
TO ADDRESS SCM
DR G. G. SEDGEWICK will
speak in th Auditorium Thursday,
March 28, at 12:30 under the auspices of the SCM Social, Political,
Economic Study group. His topic
will be "Education in the New
Age."
This will be the last meeting of
the Spring Term Series of this
group which dealt with international relationships in the post
war world.
port also by the student committee
investigating the question of special fares for university students,"
he announced.
Progress in the Memorial Gymnasium campaign would be reported dn, he added.
All 11:30 lectures that day will
be cancelled.
UBC Receives fg
2 New Bursaries
TWO further grants to the University of British Columbia for
fellowships ad bursaries were announced today by President N. A.
M. MacKenxle.
The Standard Oil Company of
British Columbia Limited Scholarship for research in petroleum engineering has now been changed
to a Fellowship and increased in
value from $600 to $1,000. Of this
sum, $150 can be used for equipment connected with the research.
A bursary of $150, given by Mrs.
Angela Bell in memory of her
father, Mr. Nat Bell, will be
awarded annually to a student
registered in any year and in any
faculty.
TED KIRKPATRICK
DON McRAE
•WEWANTOURCHLORINE"
STUDENTS TELL UBYSSEY
By VAL SEARS
IN SPITE of "letter-to-the-editor" claims that chlorination of the city's watt* has been the direct cause of warts,
athlete's foot, arthritis, cancer and other diseases too numerous to mention, not one student or professor interviewed by
a Ubyssey reporter last week waa in favour of its termination.
Dr. D. C. B. Duff of the Uni
versity   Bacteriology   Department
had this statement to make.
"Vancouver has a very good
water supply but it would make
it perfectly safe if we had chlorination on top of it. For many years
we have been giving bacteriology
students a test to determine
whether the chlorine In the water
can be tasted or not. Glasses full
of water both chlorinated and un-
chlorinated were put before the
students and up to this time not
one student has been able to
Identify which is which. This
should be convincing proof of its
tastelessness."
Sally Burdette, a post-graduate
bacteriology student, was inclined
to agree with Profesor Duff. "The
ending of chlorination is an asinine idea. It should be kept indefinitely!"
Pat Fowler, president of the
Pre-meds, ls another ardent supporter of chlorination. "Ending
chlorination ls a stupid idea. It
is a well established medical fact
that the chlorination of a city's
water is one of the most Important
ways of preventing its carriage of
water-borne disease. We cannot
afford to take such a chance in
Vancouver."
Another pre-med, Bill McWilliams, was of the same mind as
Pat. "When only 4 out of 400 doctors say that chlorination should
end It should be pretty conclusive
that the medical profession ls ln
favour of Its continuance."
George Bloor, a first year Chem
student and a Mammook to boot,
claimed "that with the end of
chlorination comes the black
plague of Europe!" and In a more
serious vein remarked, "Why
should our water be given the
chance of possible contamination
because a few people object to
the mythical chlorine taste?"
A spokesman for the Public
Health Nursing group, whosi.
graduate job would be the inspection of cases of disease caused by
contaminated water if any should
occur, stated that "the ending of
chlorination is utterly absurd. If
people could see the organisms
crawling around in "pure" water
ttosy would appreciate the valut
of chlorination."
In an effort to get the complete.
ly unbiased opinion of students
who had not seen these "organisms crawling around" your reporter interviewed several students
who had no access to the micro
scopes in the bacteriology labs.
Pat Oftewell, a first year Arts
student who entered the University directly from the Motor
Transport Corps of the Wrens, believed, "chlorination is very necessary because of the great influx
cf population from other parts of
the country."
Mr. D. S. Love, just out of the
Army and "against everything
anyway" was of the opinion that
"chlorination was a political
racket although I hardly know
enough about it to form any real
opinion. It just seems to me that
there was too much money spent
for too little done." This was the
only half-hearted objection to
chlorination we could find and
this  was   on   a   purely  political
Our final interview was with Mr.
C. Weldrop, an ex-RCAF man
who thought, "The ending of
chlorination is a great mistake,
there was not enough intelligent
thought on the subject."
To Sell UBC Pix
a
For Gym Fund
PRINTS OF TWO air photographs of University of British
Columbia will go on sale at $1
each next week in the Legion
office, campus book store and
AMS office, with proceeds going
to the Memorial Gymnasium fund.
This scheme to aid the drive
was devised by George G. Sam-
chuck and Lynn M. Beezer, two
ex-RCAF students, who obtained
air force permission to use tho
pictures.
Measuring eight by ten inches,
the photographs show the campus
from two angles, one revealing
Vancouver port and part of North
Vancouver.
Samchuck and Beezer did photography and reconnaissance work
in the RCAF.
GRADS MEET
Members of the graduating class
will meet In Applied Science 100
12:30 Monday, March 25.
Alumni Association secretary
Frank Turner will address the
ing on behalf of the Association.
The class gift and the graduation cruise will also be discussed.
All members of the graduating
ciass are requested to attend.
UBC Memorial
GymiDrive Hits
$55,000   Mark
PROCEEDS of the UBC War Memorial Gymnasium
drive have reached a total of $55,000. This sum is composed
of $30,000 raised by student endeavour plus $25,000 direct
contribution from the Provincial Government. An expected
$7,000 to $8,000 from the waiving of student caution money
will also go to the gym fund.
Committee members hope that
an estimated total of $50,000 from
thc $5,000,000 appropriation given
by the Government to the University for the building program, will
be presented to the Gym Fund by
the Board of Governors.
DONATIONS
Recent donations include $200
from the Inter-High School Athletic
Association; $50 from the Temple-
ton Junior High School's carnival;
and $500 raised in one day by the
Thunderbirds from the Powell
River students and citizens.
President-elect Ted Klrkpatrlck
Is negotiating with tho Vancouver
Diamond Jubilee Committee for
support In the gym fund.
A two-day fashion show in the
Georgian Room of the Hudson's
Bay Company, March s? and 23,
will also raise money for the gym.
GYMNASTIC DISPLAY
A gymnastic display to be staged
in the UBC gym, April 5, 8 p.m.,
by the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Physical Education Association
will wind up stage one of the gym
drive. All proceeds will go to the
gym. YMCA, Pro-Rec, high school
ond UBC students will take part
Stage two will commence during
the summer with the canvassing
by out-of-town students. Headed
by Herb Capozzi, the out-of-town-
Jacobs Addresses
Institute Saturday
DR. MELVILLE JACOBS, Head
of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington, will address the Vancouver
Institute Saturday, March 23, on
"Social Anthropology: The Status
and Importance of Present Knowledge of Peoples of Backward
Economy."
A graduate of the College of'
New York City   and   Columbia
University, Dr. Jacobs has been
on the staff of the University of
Washington since 1928.
He is well known in Vancouver
having lectured here on several
occasions. Last year he was on
the staff of the University Summer
School.
He is a member of the Anthropological Association, and also of
the Linguistic, Ethnological and
Folk-Lore Societies.
Dr. Jacobs is an authority on
American Indian languages, folklore and ethnography.
BURSARIES
Students who Intend to apply
for assistance In the fall through
Dominion-Provincial Student Aid
Bursaries, University Special Bursaries, or various named bursaries
are requested to note that the flnal
day for submitting applications has
been changed to AUGUST 15.
Walter H. Gage
ers have had several meetings and
are equipped with brochures,
pledges, and cheques.
Summer Session students are expected to give the drive a big
boost. Dances will be hold in
Brock Hall during spring and summer sessions, sponsored by students
of these sessions, to raise money for
the fund.
NEW PLANS
At the last meeting of the War
Memorial Campaign Committee the
members decided to approach the
Players' Club to see if they will
have a member of the committee on
tour with them to co-ordinate activities in various centres. This
recommendation, If agreed to by the
Players' Club, will be passed on to
the Students Council.
Point Grey Kiwanis, who sponsored last year's show at the Lyric
Theatre, may present "Berkeley
Square" at the Lyric Theatre this
year, donating most of the proceeds
to the Gym Fund.
Morley Gives
Art Lecture
DOCTOR GRACE L. McCann
Morley, Director of the San
Francisco Museum of Art and internationally-known authority on
art, will give an illustrated lecture
in Arts 100, Thursday, March 28, at
12:30.
Dr. Morley was born ln Berkeley,
California, and graduated from
University of California in 1024.
She studied in France at the Sor-
bonne and 1'Unlverslte de Paris
snd received her Doctor's degree
in 1926 in French Art and literature.
Dr. Morley Is a specialist in Uth
Century French painting, Conteaap.
orary Art and Lattn-Aineikan
Art, and has written numerous
articles on Art subjects.
She is an authority on research
archaeology and conception of
landscape in development of painting.
Dr. Morley's lecture will bo Illustrated with slides of exceptional
interest, covering her studies in
England, France, Belgium and
Italy.
HEAR MINISTER
SPEAK TODAY
AN ADDRESS and discussion on
the topic "Inter-Faith" will take
place today noon ln Applied
Science 100, at a joint meeting
sponsored by various religious
clubs of the campus.
Reverend Howard Norman,
United Church minister, experienced in student work, and formerly a missionary in Japan, will be
guest speaker.
The Nenorah society, Newman
club, SCM and VCF are co-operating in this meeting, to which all
students are invited.
Tony Greer Youngest V-P
Of Legion B.C. Command
TONY GREER, retiring president of University of
British Columbia branch, Canadian Legion, was elected fourth
vice-president of the Legion Provincial Command as its
annual convention closed on Tuesday.
Greer,   aged   24,   became   the
youngest   vice-president   of   the
Command on record.
His election also Instituted tha
first father-son combination in the
Command executive. His father,
G. H. Greer, Kamloops, is zone
representative of the Command in
the Interior.
In third-year Arts, Greer Is going into law here next year.
Alec Walker, Dominion Legion
president, told the convention that
grants to student-veterans were
payments that would benefit Canada in the future. He urged increase of the grants.
"TALK TOO MUCH"
Comments of oldtimers at the
convention, reported Grant Livingstone of the UBC branch,
ranged from "You young veterans
did a flne job here," to "You talk
too much."
"Our members were bobbing up
; :ic'. c'.bwn fill ths tim<?, irtakin"
comments," he said.
Ten    resolutions    of   the    UBC
branch, dealing with housing, em
ployment,   living   allowances,   establishment of dentistry and medi
cine facilities here, inclusion ol
names of all B.C. war dead ln the
Memorial Gymnasium, and other
topics, were passed.
Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie,
UBC president, was made an honorary vice-president of the Provincial Command.
TONY GREER
\
i THE UBYSSEY, Friday, March 22, 1946, Page 2
EDITORIAL PAGE
ADIEU
w
THIS is the time of the year when
editors close their assignment books for the
term and write "thirty" at the end of university life for another session.
A "Swan Song" type of editorial is traditional, as members of the editorial staff of
the Ubyssey are, generally speaking, members of the graduating class. When we pack
up the Ubyssey for another year we usually
indulge in nostalgic whimsy.
But we're turning the last page of our
activity this year with more than a feeling
of nostalgia. The feeling can be described
more accurately as nostalgia combined with
relief.
It has been a remarkable year, and although we predicted last September that we
would see the transition between a smalltown university with overgrown high school
attributes, to a mature Canadian educational
institution with a mature, progressive student body, we did not then vision the actual
progress. The necessary blending of the
"young" and the "old," the gigantic leap
in student registsation which threw 7,000
students together in buildings built for 2500,
and sent them all in a frantic hunt for lecture
space, books, food, transportation, and living
accommodations, has brought changes, and
friction.
In one short year, this university has done
more, in proportion to its size, for Canadian
servicemen returning to seek an education,
than any other. It has been truly called the
"bootstrap" university.
A student body would be an inanimate
one if it did not keep up with its university
and undergo a change in characteristics as
marked as those which are seen in the
university itself.
And so, the University of British Columbia
student has many more attributes of citizenship than he displayed at the beginning of
the year. And although there is no "typical"
University of British Columbian to be found,
the student body has weathered the inevitable storm as a result of the mingling of the
"old" and the "young," and the outcome is
that a highly interesting and complex student group has resulted from the serviceman
influx.
Much has been made of the diversity of
values and ideals between age groups here,
much has been made of the unbroachable
gulf caused by an average four-year age
difference between veterans and non-veterans, but the incompatibility has been exaggerated.
There have been many intense teacup
tempests. Vividly accentuated interest in
politics, religion, and any topic as long as
it's controversial, has come as a distinct surprise to undergraduates long accustomed to
controversial lethargy.
Editors of four years ago, and even one
year ago, wouldn't recognize, the university.
When it's having fun it is having fun more
enthusiastically these days, because of a
young, vociferous group known as tiie
Jokers Club, and when it's serious it's very,
very serious, because of such groups as the
Legion.
Students, however, have learned that they
could get along with each other. The University has proved itself a proverbial melting
pot.
Student initiative is also accentuated.
Undergraduates are campaigning for their
own medical school, forwarding their own
faculties, and financing their own gymnasium.
All this has happened in a year. The
university has travelled from "here" to
"there." Group interaction with its attendant woes has been fascinating to watch.
It has been an interesting year, and although we are not exactly sorry to close the
books, and cannot feel truly nostalgic because the university we knew this year was
not in any way similar to the university we
have known before, we hate to write "thirty"
because it has been an interesting year to
sit on the sidelines with a notebook and
watch the university crowd going by.
THE MUMMERY
By JABEZ
BRAVE NEW EDUCATION
WITH REGISTRATION next fall on an
"assembly line" basis; with 8000 students
expected in a cafeteria that seats only 500;
with 1500 graduates spewing forth, with or
without gowns, in 1948, it becomes increasingly apparent that higher education is being
revolutionized before our very eyes, though
some of us may be sitting too far back to
see it.
Soon a college degree will be our common
heritage, like superfluous hair and measles.
The problem facing the universities, then,
is that of the most efficient mass production
of graduates, by combining course credits
with Kaiser methods.
The following product of a hot, damp
brain represents a scene from the UBC
campus of, say, 1986.   It is Visitors' Day,
and Dr. Blair Kromite, a brilliant young
graduate in Soil Studies who works at the
University as a janitor, is acting as guide for
Mr. Flintlock, an elderly alumnus.
FLINTLOCK: Amazing!  Truly amazing.   I
had no idea it as like this, you
know.    I'd seen the smoke over
Point  Grey,  of  course,  but  the
change since I was here in forty-
six. .. .
KROMITE: You haven't seen anything yet.
Here is our main building, where
we do all the assembling of courses
and students.   Wipe your feet and
step right in, won't you?
(They enter a huge glass building filled
with the rumble of overhead cranes carrying
cases of empty Coke bottles and, here and
there, a professor.)
FLINTLOCK—Amazing.  Surely this building must be a mile long?
KROMITE: Two miles.   The student starts
at this end, where you see the green
conveyor belt, and moves along the
academic assembly  line until he
reaches   the  far  end,   a  finished
graduate, ready for the employment
bureau.   To your left lies. . . .
FLINTLOCK: Pardon me interrupting, but
what is that large neon sign flashing?
KROMITE: "Omnus Est," the Univer^ty
motto.  Used to be "Tuum Est" but
we felt the second person singular
was too restrictive.   You'll notice
we have the signs every thousand
feet, replacing the old courses in
the Classics.
FLINTLOCK: Indeed.    And would it be
possible to see one of the classrooms?
KROMITE: Certainly.   Come with me.
(They move through electric eye doors
into a darkened amphitheatre stirring with
a mass of students.)
KROMITE:  (whispering)    This is English
13095, or first-year English.    Ah,
yes, they're taking up Julius Caesar.
FLINTLOCK: Julius Caesar?   In the dark?
KROMITE: It's a filmlecture.  We give them
the Disney  version  of the play.
Caesar's a frog, Brutus is a duck/
Cassius is a weasel, and so on.
They love it.
FLINTLOCK: (queruolusly) Isn't it a little
dangerous, having mixed classes in
the dark?
KROMITE: Not at all.   Beginner's Sex is
a prerequisite for this course: just
enough to discourage them.
(They step into a second large classroom)
KROMITE: This is a special class for freshmen who have somehow reached
college without learning to talk.
FLINTLOCK: Fascinating. Is this one of
the students passing us?
KROMITE: Yes. (to student) Hey, there!
Say something, will you?
STUDENT: (beaming) My name is Wilbur
Sampson. I have paid my fees. My
name is Wilbur Sampson.  I have. •
KROMITE: Thank you, that's enough.
(Waves student on.)
FLINTLOCK: Remarkable progress. You
must have some extremely clever
instructors.
KROMITE: Not necessarily. On this continent, you know, all lecture material
in every course is standardized, so
we concentrate on getting lecturers
with a pleasing radio voice, for the
classroom PA systems. It was a
great day for education when
Sinatra accepted a chair at Columbia.
FLINTLOCK: My, my.
KROMITE: Now I'd like to. show you our
graduation  wing.    Jump  on this
staff conveyor.
(They are whisked to the far end of the
building, a noisy, bustling area.)
KROMITE: (shouting and pointing to a long,
gabbling line) There's an allotment
of new graduates waiting to go out
on the testing ground.
FLINTLOCK: It must be quite a job, giving
exams to all these people.
KROMITE: It would be, but we only
examine every tenth student. If
we find a bug in one of his subjects
we reject the whole batch of grads.
Cheaper that way.
FLINTLOCK: Could I speak to one of them?
KROMITE: Of course. (Calls graduate
over.)
FLINTLOCK: Could you tell me, sir, what
year Christopher Columbus crossed
the ocean blue,?
(Graduate recoils slightly, glancing furtively from face to face.)
KROMITE: (testily) No, no, you have to
frame your question according to
the Peeble Standard Test Form, (to
graduate) Columbus crossed the
ocean blue in 1492. Right or
wrong?
Continued on page 5
Bcauty-On-The-Sp+t
WE, AS A STUDENT BODY, are vitally interested today
in legislation now before the House in Victoria on the
maximum weekly hours of work. We will all be looking for
employment in the not distant future, and it is vital to us
that nothing be done now that will restrict our opportunities
at that time.
The present maximum weekly
hours of work is 48. In some
Quarters it te argued that it should
be reduced to 44, or even to 49,
in order to cope with the reestablishing of men as they are
discharged from the Armed Forces.
NECESSARY INCREASE
They would probably also maintain that the hourly wage rates
should be increased to allow employees to take home the same
weekly net earnings.
Others reason that such an
idded cost could not be absorbed
by industry, and that it would
have to be added to the selling
price. This, they maintain, would
result in such a high selling price
that, in normal times, they could
not be sold in world markets in
competition with other countries
where the standard of living is
so much dower than on this continent. This would be disastous
In British Columbia—where payrolls are very largely realised
from export sales.
PRODUCTS NEEDED
It  is  a complicated problem—
that opens up many avenues ol
discussion.   I, personally, do feel,
however, that in industries where
ANNE LAIRD
products, such a lumber, are so
desperately needed for housing,
returned men and for the re-
establishment of them in civilian
life, nothing should be done to
reduce the present weekly lumber production.
IMS MARKS IHE End of Oie Beauty-on-the-Spot articles for tills
year We'd like to thank the twenty luscious ladles whom we put on tho
spot for their good sportsmanship and ability which made this column the
popular feature It has been.
They were, In order of appearance! Andree Blals, Dlanne Bold, Lois
Shaw, Barbara Cotter, Isabel MacKensJe, Edith Katsnelaon, Jacquie Robinson, Trish Rogers, Frances Matthew, Pat Drops, Barbara Smith, Lorna
Shields, Ruby Dunlop, Pat Borgerson, Heather Blundell, Tina Howard,
Ruth Ryan, Shirley Woodward, Ruth Jackson, and Anno Laird.
Congratulations, beauties, you did a beautiful Job worthy of your
title.
.  To all those lovely girls whom we missed—and we know there are
many—we offer our apologies and a warning-ecc you next year.
Week-end  Review
And Preview By lee gidney
CLARK GABLE' has returned to
the screen, if you've been waiting
for Dim, in a dreadful little business called "Adventure."
The story of this opus was
"derived almost by brute force
from the Clyde Brion Davis novel
The Annotated'," — this according
to Time's reviewer who also goes
out on a limb by saying that "it
also happens to generate as bright
a piece of cinema comedy as has
shown up this season," and that
"the steady gleam of the picture
is the inimitable, jug-eared, perdurable, Glark Gable, 45, back
from the wars and still going
strong."
We don't really object to Time's
luce-ly constructed paragraphs
going strong for Gable. We do
ourselves sometimes.
BUT ANYONE who calls that
"cinema" either a comedy or
bright will have to do It over our
dead editorial bones. We find
ourselves as usual far more nearly
in tune with the New Yorker's
version—to wit—"The film then Is
Incoherent, Maudlin, vulgar, absurd and altogether depressing.
Its dialogue is only once removed
from gibberish and Its principals
don't seem to know from minute
to minute Just what they're supposed to be up to.
This is not completely fair to
either as an estimate of the en*
tertalnment potential of "Adventure." The story of the philiso-
phlc sailor, as Mr. Davis wrote it,
has been taken over by two other
writers, one Frederick Hazllti
Brennan who writes for the pulp
magazines and some other unidentified character whose influence either way was probably not
decisive. The resulting story has
all the half-baked poetry and undisciplined action of the pulps.
JOBS
WANTED:
30 Students for Northern B.C.
mine.
25 Students   for   Interior   B.C.
mine.
3 Men for local dairy,
Pastrymen and cooks for Logging Camps.
3 Waitresses—Part-time work.
8 Waitresses—Full-time  work,
summer months.
6 Salesgirls—Full-time   work,
summer months.
3 Car-hops   .Male — Part-time
now.
3 Car-hops,   Female — Part-
time now.
15 Male    Students   for    Coast
Mine—Upderground.
Students interested In any of
these jobs are asked to make
application    through   Employment Office in Brock Hall.
MR.   GABLE  emerges  ss  th*
tough bos'n half of the philosophic
sailor, and "Garson gets him' just
as the advertising blurbs have
said so graphically; while poor,
poor, Mr. Mitchell Inherits the job
of portraying the psychologically
unsure effects of losing his soui
in the fog on Powell Street.
Some of the dialogue is actually
good. Some ot It, I said. The
whole thing up to the climax
scene of the Gable-Gaxson fight at
the foot of the stairs at the old
farmhouse has a certain fresh approach to the perrennial Hollywood problem of how to get Boy
to meet Girl. (Not even the war
cured them of that perplexing
little cliche.) But from Reno
on things really get peculiar. 1
personally have not yet recovered
from the high voltage histronlcs
Joan Blondell comes down with
when they first return married.
It isn't chivalrous to expect women to always make sense. But
lady, all, those words!
• I HAVE A THEORY that once
these two writers got the two
of them married they didn't know
what to do with them. I just
seem to see those two haunted by
this, by day and by night. Perhaps some of the things they made
happen to them came to them ln
dreams. Certainly it's all irrational
enough for that. I do hate to see
Thomas Mlthell die In that particular way all the time. The only
adjective which really fits the latter part of *11 this is "embarrassing" and the second-btai one is
"incoherent."
Still as a way of avoiding seeing
"The Bells" you might consider
going to it. If you do, look for
Richard Hadyn in it. I'm conducting a one-man publicity cam-
palgn In his favour.   Unpaid too.
PUB BANQUET
THE Publications Board to
holding a banquet Monday evening, 7:00 pjn. in Brock Hall.
Awards and presentations will
be made, and promotions announced. All Pubsters planning
to attend this banquet are commanded to report at the Pub
office and sign the list on the
notice board.
NOTICE: Social Problems Club -
Discussion on Mr. Wildforig's
speech on Technocracy, Friday,
12:30, in Arts 204.
HAMS MEET: Final business
session of the Amateur Radio Operators Association will be held
Thursday, March 29, in the "Homes
for Hams" (rear Hut 22) at 12:30
p.m.   Summer status of club will
be discussed.
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Bomb Secrecy'Mistake' Deadline April 15
ONLY SOLUTION of the problem of world disunity is
to put world security above national prestige and imperialism, declared Dr. A. F. B. Clark, UBC French professor,
addressing the Russion Study Group of the Social Problems
Club Monday.
Dr. Clark said he was disappoint- ——.—————.—.
ed by the nationalistic attitude of
tho Soviet Union, and held that
the spirit dominating Stalin was
similar to that of Churchill in refusing Roosevelt's request that
Hong Kong be returned to China.
Iho bulk of Dr. Clark's address
was devoted to actions of Britain
and the United States which had
caused Russian suspician. He urged
his audience to look at tho atomic-
bomb question from tho Russian
point of view.
Letters To
The Editor
POLICY INCOHERENT
Stating that tho world policy of
thi non-Soviet allies was weak
because incoherent, he suggested
that Russia, realising this weak-
cois, "perhaps" was following tho
potioy of developing Communist
"oells" with a Soviet-dominated
world state in view.
"Our only answer Is to develop
a world stare that wiM appeal
mererto the people of Ae world,"
he declared.
Bo hold that tho present UNO
setup was not a true world government.
"The people who wanted a world
state instead of tho UNO wore
called idealist* Thoy said it would
have to be that or nothing. I
think the only way Is to take it
out of the power of any one nation
to make war," Dr. Clark claimed.
ATOMIC BOMB
Outlining what he held were
mistakes of tho United States and
Oreat Britain, ho said, "I range
myself with those who think the
decision to reserve knowledge of
tho atomic bomb to ourselves wu
a fundamental mistake. That seems
to be the opinion of the majority
of the scientists who worked on
tho project."
Describing the attitude of the
western powers to the Franco
regime as inconsistent, the speaker
said Russia must wonder whether
their dislike of franco was less
than their fear of what might replace him.
Turning to Germany, he said the
Incoherence of policy of France,
Britain and the United States there
WM a sign of weakness. "Ihe
Russians maintain we are keeping
fascist governments in power in
Europe," he added.
The "unfortunate" veto proviso
decided on at San Francisco had
as strong support from the United
States as from Russia, Dr. Clark
said.
IRAN POLICY
British Middle-East policy had
sbeen to support reactionary feudal
leaders rather than popular move,
ments. "Russia's policy ln Iran is
to identify herself with any popular
movement, sincerely or insincerely," he stated.
Commenting on the recent move
of the student group to have the
Russian language offered at UBC,
Dr. Clark said ho was glad to seo
this step token, but pointed out tho
diffeculty of learning the language.
Some American universities had
centred their Russian studies
around courses on government,
literature and art rather than tho
language, ho added.
CLASSIFIED
LOST: In the Periodical Room
at 15:30, Tuesday, March Uth, a
brass ink holder of sentimental
value. Will the finder please return
to Loot & Found ln AMS office.
NOTICE) Pre-Optometry Club •
Election of Executive and Progress
of Brief. Arts 108, Friday 22nd,
11:80.
LOST: One Starling cuff-link •
not mine. Also one green-striped
Sheafferpen. Please phone DExter
1485L.
NOTICE: Meeting of 1st year Arts
girls In Arts 104, Friday, March U,
12:80 sharp. Elections. IMPORTANT.   *
LOST: IMS Chem I Lab Book,
belonging to Bob Cheeseman, Ur.
gently needed for credits in Cham.
Supplemental. Phono Donna McKenzie at KE4228R.
LOST: At Joker's Ball. Delta
Oamma sorority pin • Finder please
turn in at AMS office.
Dear Madam:
Writing upon Jack Ferry's blast
anent the fares question and
would like to underline his blatant
refusal to face the central issue of
it, vis.}
"Is the BCE in a position to
carry such expense?"
To this we can give no honest
answer but a thundering "yes"
if we review the information below.
Not as %
Year        Net Profits        of gross
36 $ 5,083,000 38
37 5,355,000 38
38 5,318,000 34
38             5,883,000 34
40 6,185,000 3M
41 6,848,000 36.5
41             8,843,000 38
43 8,848,000 315
44 6,322,000 21
In tho last year of this table the
net rake-off dwindled to a mere
25%, for lt was cut Into by excess
profits taxes and long overdue expenses for replacement of equipment that became outmoded and
decrepit in the fat pre war years
from '36 onward. Without doubt,
fares on city lines between 7:30 and
5:30 would bring gain to the company ln the form of goodwill that
they much need.
The Legion is to be congratulated upon taking the stand tor
reduced fares.
Oordon K. Gray.
Dear Madam:
Your editorial on Tuesday mentioned the fact that "the public
of the province in general have
never acknowledged the university." I wonder if it can't just
as truthfully be said that in past
years the university has not acknowledged the province, but has
been "Vancouver-minded."
For instance, in the 1930's, a significant portion of the university-
going population of Nelson (Van-
couverltes consult a roadmap)
was claimed, not by UBC, but by
the U of Alberta or Wash State
College. Restriction of courses at
UBC had something to do with
this. The absence of residences
for outsiders certainly had some
bearing on the matter, and I believe I am not unreasonable In
advancing another, viz., that the
stigma of "coming from the Interior" was not felt so strongly at
other Institutions.
I do believe that this attitude,
subconscious or otherwise, on the
part of students and administration, that only Vancouver residents are "college material" has
been steadily dimming, and that
this year, at last, the University
of B.C. exists for the citizens of
B.C. rather than for Vaneouver-
ites alone. I trust that this rebirth
in UBC's outlook will be reflected
in an awakening interest In ths
university throughout tho province. Vancouver has, before this,
despite the fact that she contains
over 2-5 of our population, been
slower than the rest of B.C. In
recognizing a good thing when she
saw it Maybe a diet of hayseed
might broaden the outlook of
soma of Vancouver's irate "downtown public," huh?
Yours truly,
E.L.A.
4,500 EXAMINED
IN T.B. CHECK
MORE THAN 4,500 students
were X-rayed during the four
week survey on the campus, it
ww announced recently.
There have been no reports on
active T.B. cases as yet.
Miss Upshsll of the University
Health Service wishes to thank all
volunteer workers who assisted In
tho survey.
NOTICE: Pro-Architecture Club:'
Movies in Aud, Monday and Tuesday, March 35 and 86,12:30. Everyone welcome.
LOST! A Delta Oamma sorority
pin, with name "Lola Bulman" on
the back, at the Joker's BalL March
14 at the Commodore. Finder
please return to AMS office.
LOST: History and Biology notes
in an essay folder on March 2,
during Visitors* Day. Finder pie
return to AMS office.
REGISTRATION for summer
employment should be made at
the Employment Bureau in the
Brock Hall before April 15, 1946.
Requisitions from employers are
expected by that date and the
permanent employment bureau is
being established now so that it
will be able to fill these requirements immediately.
Students on filling in their applications for jobs In tho Employment Bureau (ln tho Brock Halt
will be sent over to the permanent, bureau in the Armory for an
interviw. This bureau under the
directorship of Major J. F. McLean will place the students in
jobs.
Applications have been made by
500 students and of those SO have
already been placed.  Another 860
are being interviewed.
UBC STUDENTS WIVES CLUB
has been asked to help In contacting overseas brides of Canadian
servicemen for an Enter Tea.
Mrs. Whltford, representing the
Rehabilitation Council, hopes to
contact as many overseas wives as
possible that they may got invitations to tho tot, which is to be
held by her organisation.
Interested readers may apply for
further Information to Mrs, Archibald, KES87TL.
UNION DONATES
$25 TO GYM
AN UNEXPECTED donation to
tho Memorial Qymnasliim fund
came on Wednesday from University cf British Columbia Fed.
oral Union No. Ill, comprising 80
maintenance workers on tiie
campus.
Secretory of the union headed
a cheque for 881 te the gymnasium
committee.
The union Is the only ono of Its
kind ln Canada.
CIVIC organizations throughout
B.C. are emphasizing the growing
need for architectural planning in
our homes, our industries, and
our cities. This need is particularly pressing at the momen as
returning veterans seek places to
live.
But the need is not a temporary
one; it has been growing for some
years, and   it   shall   continue to
grow, at an accelerated pace.
B.C. "OF AGE"
The day has passed when our
west coast towns wens nothing
more Hum a board-shack sprawl
lapping at the edge of the forest.
British Columbia Is growing upcoming of sgo and lt needs a pair
of long pants. Wo can no longer
•Bew haphazard building that will
endanger the future sflotonoy and
beauty of our cities, But, because
of the lack of architects and planners, that is exaetty what wo ore
doing.
Net only do tin need arohttoets,
but we need western architects.
Architecture is perhaps the most
legional of professions. A case of
tonsilltls is simply a case of ton-
silitis. whether the patient be an
Eskimo or a South Sea islander.
But the esklmo Is at home ln an
Igloo and the South Sea blander In
a bamboo hut, and tho Eskimo
architect who had somehow wandered down to Ball-Ball would
probably be a bit taken-aback at
the temporary nature of his building material under a hot, tropie
sun.
Our British Columbia axchHec-
•ture deserves to be unique because
our British Columbia environment
is unique. We believe that w»
have Canada's finest scenery^ aad
Canada's mildest climate. &et%
build to take advantage of these
things.
DEPARTMENT NEEDED
A need for architects, and more
particularly, for western architects,
point directly at another need:
that of UBC for a school of architecture. This is recognized by
several responsible organizations,
The Architectural Institute of
British Columbia, member organization of B.C. architects, and the
Vancouver Board ot Trade have
both approached the university
with proposals tor such a school.
A group of students, the Pro-
Architecture Club, has also been
active, canvassing by circular,
cities all over B.C., and compiling
a list of UBC students who would
enroll in a course of architecture
at this university.
Iho results hare bemeneeung-
lag. A tentstire curriculum Is now
being dnwa up, and members ef
the Pre-Aithltecture Crab are
oythnlstie over peospocU of an
arahitsetural course fa tho
fen
Of course a great deal of work
remains to bo done, but work has
yet to dismay Canada's "boot
strap" university. With the support of a provisos wuieh is becoming increasingly oonsdous of
its potentialities, UBC shall add
yet another department to Its
growing brood-* Department of
Architecture.
anadian nickel
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Canada produces no tea; India produces no
Nickel. So Canada imports tea from India;
India imports Canadian Nickel and articles
containing Canadian Nickel.
Less than three per cent of the Nickel produced
in Canada is consumed in Canada. The rest is
exported, and the money received helps to pay
for tea and other products necessary to good
living in Canada. Canada cannot keep on
importing from other lands unless Canadian
goods are exported.
JWL
Also, we must continue to export Canadian
Nickel if we are to continue to employ thousands of Canadians in the Nickel mines,
smelters and refineries, and other thousands
who produce the lumber, power, steel,
machinery and supplies used by the Canadian
Nickel industry.
By constantly expanding the use of Nickel at
home and abroad, the Canadian-Nickel industry
brings additional benefits to Canada and
Canadians.
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By John Green
COUNCIL COWED IN BLOODY BATTLE
NO BASKETBALL court will
be included in the new War
Memorial Gymnasium, a spokesman for the board of governors
announced today. The decision
was made in a rush meeting of the
body for the express purpose of
making Pub-Council basketball
games impossible.
"We can't have the new council
wiped out like this each spring,
it's too confusing," he announced.
'I'm confused," he added.
ONE-SIDED
Pubsters, relaxing after their
12,503,605(275,904,568 to 0 victory
Tuesday noon, were noncommdtal.
"What's the difference?" queried
Editor-in-chief Mardee Dundas, in
a flash of sheer inspiration, which
she had been wearing during the
game, "they weren't alive anyway.'
No council members were available for comment
Star of the game was Tuesday
editor Bruce Bewell, who wu responsible for tho complete shutout
scored by the Pub. He accomplished tho feat by swinging from the
Pub basket by his pipe and blow
ing stray council members to the
rafters whenever they leaped to
shoot. Rumors that several student
legislators are still splattered on
the roof of the gym are Incorrect,
however, If s Just pigeons.
The Pub attack featured a flying
wedge guaranteed to shatter the
traditional woman-for-man defense used by council. Unfortunately the outside man caught his
stays going through the basket
and hung up the play.
UNDERCOVER MOVEMENT
At this point three councU members were found tunneling through
the backboard to the Pub basket,
but the followers of Thoth were
prepared, and, armed with a flit
gun full or DDT, swiftly chased
them back into the woodwork.
CouncU now assembled their
forces and charged under section
12 part 3, but thou* attack broke up
ln confusion when someone told
them their action was affecting the
university.
The referee awarded Ted Klrkpatrlck two free shots, but this
backhanded move backfired when
a flustered medic gave him penicillin instead of adrenalin.  A con
certed rush by council's first string
drove the Pubsters into cover behind their own basket, but just as
a perfect setup seemed accomplished they discovered that they hsd
forgotten to bring the ball.
JOKER ACT
The frantic search which follow-'
ed was concluded when Totem
editor Bill Stewart appeared atop
council's basket with the ball on
yoyo, cinching the game with a
few quick passes before council
could assemble their neurones for
a counter attack.
Stewart then gave tho ball to a
Totem deadline, which kept slipping back out of reach until ploy
was stopped at half time.
The dirty eleven's second string
was brought on at the beginning
of the second half for a sleeper
play, but this failed when the
councillors, away from th familiar
surroundings of the council chamber, were unable to stay asleep.
Mary Ann Norton appeared
briefly to ask a few thousand
questions, but was satisfied when
Hugh McLeod said "thank you,"
although she didn't agree on the
wording.
THE MUMMERY — Continued from Page 2
GRADUATE: Right!
KROMITE: (after waving graduate away)
You have to know how to ask them
things. A book of instructions
comes with every graduate.
FLINTLOCK: Please excuse my naivete.
Incidentally, what's this monstrous
machine?
KROMITE: That's our Chancellograph.
FLINTLOCK: Chancellograph?
KROMITE: Yes. You remember years ago
they gave graduates large sheepskin diplomas. Then they devised
a pocket-size certificate that grads
could flash at prospective employers.
FLINTLOCK: I remember.
KROMITE: Well, too many people lost their
"certificates. This is the latest device: it stamps the diploma right
on their chest.
FLINTLOCK: (faintly) On their chest?
KROMITE: Correct.   Serial number, year,
faculty,   fraternity  •  everything.
Never wears out.  You just open
your shirt to show your education.
Simultaneously ....
FLINTLOCK: But the coeds . . . ?
KROMITE: On the back. The automatic
Deanmaster turns them over just
before they reach the Chancellograph. Simultaneously, the Chancellograph says, "I admit you," hits
every grad with an electric mortar
board, and sprays his head with
DDT.
FLINTLOCK: Good God.       f
KROMITE: A pity the next batch of grads
isn't due through until four-thirty.
You could see it in operation.
FLINTLOCK: I am immeasurably impressed, I assure you.
KROMITE: If you think these graduate*
are smart, you ahould see next
year's model, (triumphantly) We're
taking off compulsory trigonometry
and putting on dog-washing.
FLINTLOCK: Viva dog-washing.
KROMITE: Precisely.   Now, having seen
all this, perhapg you'd like to write
at email check for our Experimental
Mothers Fund?
(With a sudden shrill scream, Flintlock
throws himself into the meshing gears of a
nearby conveyor.)
IN CAMERA?
McLeod turned to Ron Haggart,
who waa not ln the game but had
wandered onto the floor looking
for an AMS pass, and boat him
over the head with 13 mickeys.
Haggart was now ln desperate
straights, but McLeod contented
himself with eating Haggarfsnoto.
bookand rushed away shouting
"We mustn't 1st this off the campus, Til bring lt up before the discipline committee."
This should have been the signal
for Buzz Walker and Cut Cunningham to attack, but Walket
had stabbed himself with his Phi
Delt pin and Cunningham was
busy trying to calm Mardee Dundas, who was screaming hysterically, "He can't eat that, it's in confidence."
Alan Ainsworth, secret weapon
of the council attack, was forced
to appear late in the second half,
wearing white flannels, when he
heard that Cecil Rhodes was In
the audience.
Cal Whitehead announced the
ball down the floor, but was
stymied when the Pub defence
accepted the ball but delated
Whitehead.
DROWNED OUT
Council's only hope waa shattered when Cunnlgham, Ainsworth, Whitehead and Klrkpatrlck
wore drowned in a large loving
cup someone was passing around,
leaving only Garry Miller hopelessly trying to sell his way out
from under 1000 Thunderbirds
which John Oreen Jiad dumped
on him.
Nancy Pitman was chasing Bill
Oalt around the Oym yelling,
"This is better tharf Sadie Hawkins
week," when she tripped over
Luke Moyls, who was trying to
play domnloes on the floor and
collapsed with a triumphant "at
last" on top of Don Stainsby.
This left only Sydney Flavelle
to carry on for council. She was
going strong until she discovered
that what she hsd just scored six
baskets with was really Laurie
Dyer, who was bending down to
pick up his bustle. The shock
was so great that she left the
gym Immediately, allowing tho
Pub to shoot at will until the flnal
whistle.
No flowers by request.
Gym Collection
Due End Of March
THE WAR MEMORIAL Committee requests that collecting be
completed by the end of March.
Canvaaers are urged to turn in
donations as they receive them to
the Alma Mater Society office to
facilitate mailing ot receipts.
Kindly attach donor's address to
all cheques and to all cash donations,
Complete reports are requested
from canvassers when they have
finished a list of names. These
reports are important and should
include the following information:
Li the donor anxious to give more
later in the year?; reason if not
contacted; suggestions received
which will help the Memorial
Committee. Reports, together with
all receipts and unused supplies,
should be returned to the War
Memorial Office.
HAMS ELECT
IVES PREXY
UNIVERSITY ham radio operators held their annual elections
Thursday noon, naming Frank
Ives, a freshman student, to head
their executive for the coming
year.
Others named to posts with the
club include: Ed. Hirde, vice-
president; Bill Cooper, secretary-
treasurer; Tom Clark, technical
director; Fred Gregory, cede and
theory instructor.
During the year, the hams sue-
ossfully contacted a colleague in
the Phillipines with the aid of
their 60 foot high aerial, and have
had conversation with fellow hams
throughout Canada and the United
States.
MUMMER HILL
ON CBC SHOW
ART KILL, second year arts
student, and popular Players Club
member will take the mala toad
ln tha CBC Trans-Canada "Pacific
Time" program Friday, March 20
at 8:80.
Taking the role of a cowpuncher
In the rip-roaring, old style horse
opera, "The Saga of Toby Flinch,"
Hill Is east in rather a different
role than his triumphant portrayal
of the young American in Berkeley Square.
Hill, an RCAF veteran, haa been
active in UBC dramatic circles
since 1040.
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Mezzanine
Main Floor
9.75 up
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In Paradise Lost
By Rosemary Hodgins
WE WENT TOlMcMINNVILLE-WHY?
HERE'S LOW COST
ELECTRICITY
le
The third step in our domestic rate has been
reduced 25 per cent, as shown below. This means
that the cost of operation of all electric appU-
ancea, and especially automat'.c water heaters
and fires, ean be lowered.
If you have only a makeshift source of hot water,
here ls your chance to solve the problem. Limited
supplies of hot water heaters can now be
purchased and quantities are increasing.
For complete) Information coll at any dealer's
ealeeroom, or at your neareet B.C. Electric
branch office.
Fin! 30 to 60 lcw.h. - - - 4* .EL
• (OuuM* Veiteouvr Se par fc.w.fc.)
Next 200 k,w.h. 2*k.r*.
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(formerly le)
WEARIED by running for buses
in tihe early a.m., upset by mistak-
ln sugar for salt and dumping It
over meat, unnerved by fiendish
American bus driving and made
homesick by dreaming of dear old
UBCers demolishing Genial
Frank's delectable food, three very
tired, very bedraggled and somewhat disillusioned girls returned
to Vancouver Wedenesday midnight.
Harriet Hochman, Joan Fraser
and myself earned the adjectives
"tired, bedraggled and disillusion-
ed" during four exhausting days
in the United States. A return
date with Linfield College on
British colonial policy in India
called for tho spending of all Sunday and all Wednesday on Pacific
Stages, and Monday and Tuesday
ln McMlnnville, 36 miles from
Portland, Ore.
Disillusionment came when we
beheld the decadent glories of the
Linfleld Campus. Eyiled to the
outskirts of what to us more resembled a ghost town come to
life than the reputed cosy, thriving, American college town, ls
Linfleld College. It boasts some
350 students of which only 75 are
men; some 40 professors of which
about 30 are Ph. D.'s, and six local
sororities and nine local fraternities. Needless to say, about 85%
of the girls and men belong to the
local Greek socities.
LEFT-TO-RIGHT ,
"Lef t-to-right-Harriet-
Rosemary-and-Joan," as we wen,
known, were billeted in the Kappa
Alpha Phi House, which was remarkable for its lack of resemblance to Washington University
sorority houses. Since only six
students live at home, all meals
were eaten at the "Commons," or
what remains of the basement of
an antiquated building, now being
renovated. Any resemblance to
Mr. Underbill's food was entirely
absent.
More seriously, the rundown
condition of this Baptist college
may be attributed to the war years
'which left It almost bereft of th»
men. Because of the absence of
n military training scheme on the
campus, it fell into even serious
disrepair.
Our bedraggled and tired condition came from lack of sleep.
First, after 13 hours on the buses,
our fair opponent, Lottl Moves,
editor ot the "Linfleld Review,"
Insisted upon waking us at 7 a.nv
to attend a history class. Carefully
impressing on her that UBC coeds
always have ten hours' sleep each
night, we continued to recline for
two more hours.
At 0:30 a.m., ow had breakfast
at "Pop's," the local "grassy spoon,"
snd then shyly sauntered Into an
American Government class. Ihe
subsequent hour wu spent In
quiatng us regarding our campus
and the Canadian system of government (We felt Professor Angus
would have denounced us.)
in like manner, the hours march
on—"and then there was the debate." Despite our natural prejudice, we sincerely feel that if there
had been judges, the decision
would have been in our favour.
Even their professors told us that
we put Llnfleld's team ln the
shade, two profs having lived in
India for many year*. With the
addition of Joan alias John Fraser,
the UBC team outnumbered Lin-
field's, thus making the absence
of judges very fortunate.
H. W. WILSON ASTONISHED?
Considering the enthusiasm
with which all remarks wok
blessed, the account of the debate
taken down In Illegible shorthand
for H. W. Wilson's publication,
"University Debaters' Annual,"
should have some rather incongruous results.
An uneventful trip home was
lightened by our unintentional Invasion of a beer counter at the
NOTICE
ALL STUDENTS are advised
to order their yearbooks Immediately If they wish to procure a Totem. If the books
arrive from the printer after
the commencement ot exams, It
will fasctiltate matters exceedingly if all Totems have been
ordered previously. Orders will
be taken at the AMS office or
the Publications Board. Be sure
to get your dollar down now!
Portland Bus Stop, our fruitless
attempts to sleep on the stone-
covered coach seats, our one good
meal of the trip, ln Seattle, spoilt
by the yowllngs of a "sweet,
young" baby, and our Immortal
endeavour to parody "Langendorf
is just the bread for you" which
goes like this:
McMlnnville Is just the place
for you,
Where yon go to sit and stew,
For they don't give a hoot tor
yon,
That's the place, McMlnnville.
Memo to all future debaters-
After a trip to Linfield College,
McMlnnville, Oregon, — "There's
No Place Like Home."
ED'S NOTE: Publications
takes no share In the vehemence
of this column. It Is no doubt
owing to Rosemary's *itr*d, bedraggled, and somewhat disillusioned" condition. ,
THE UBYSSEY, Friday, March 22, 1946, Page 5
PRE-ARCHITECTURE CLUB
ADVOCATES FACULTY HERE
ESTABLISHMENT of'a Department of Architecture at
the University of British Columbia is being advocated by
the Pre-Architecture Club.
"There is a need for more architects in British Columbia," said
Mr. Watson, president of tha Architectural Institute of B.C. when
he spoke to the club Tuesday.
"Almost half those men now in
practice in Canada are over 50
years of age."
He explained that, "architecture
is regional, climate and topography influencing both design and
engineering. Therefore there
should be a special school of Architecture here dealing with the
needs of this province.
CONTRIBUTES BEAUTY
"A department of Architecture
at this university would influence
and eventually direct the growth
of B.C. and Vancouver along lines
of beauty, utility, and health," he
said.
At present the nearest school of
Architecture is in Winnipeg and
it is "ludicrous" for 40 or 50 students to travel over 1800 miles to
follow their courses, according to
Mr. Watson. Many of these students are financially unable to go
east.  .
The Vancouver Board of Trade
has sent a resolution concerning
the establishment of a department
of architecture at UBC to Presi-
ACCIDENT claim adjustments
for students under the Accident
Insurance Fund should be made
immediately at the Office of the
AMS Treasurer.
According to Treasurer Garry
Miller the following sixteen students have claims to adjust under
,the fund.
C. E. Backony, G. S. Brown, E.
M. Butterworth, G. L. Curtice,
I. W. Edwards, G. Genge, S. W.
Currie, J. W. R. Grant, T. G.
Harrison, L. A. Henderson, ft. I.
Horwood, J. P. McGeer, R. D.
Thomas, I. Week, L. Williams, A.
H. B. Wotherepoon.
VETS TO APPLY
FOR RENEWALS
ALL VETERANS who intend to
return to university in May, July
or September are required to
make application tor renewal of
grants if this has not already been
arranged.
Applications will be made to
DVA officials In the Armoury,
Monday and Tuesday, Maroh IS
and 26, at the same time as the
cheques are being distributed.
Issue of cheques in the Armoury
on tihe above dates will be continuous from 9:30 to 4:30 each day.
LOST: Brown Parker pen. Name
stencilled on side. Please return to
J. Lightstone, Law Faculty Build-
Inf.
dent N. A. M. MacKenzie. Dr.
MacKenzie when questioned about
the possibility of a faculty
said, "If the students want it
here and there Is a great demand
we shall do whatever possible to
provide it."
FOUNDATION
The first half year of this course
could be made up of already existing courses in engineering,
according to pre-architecture club
members.
Pre-Archltects are hoping to
have Mr. Richard Neutra, famous
Los Angeles architect, address
their club when he visits Vancouver this month. Mr. Neutra is
speaking at a general meeting at
the university and it is hoped that
he will talk to President MacKenzie regarding the necessity of
such a course here.
The Pre-Architecture club will
be showing films on architecture
next Monday and Tuesday in ths
Auditorium at noon. These films
will Include, "The City" (town
planing), "Cathederals of England,' "Architecture of Mexico,"
and "Development of the English
Town."
Social Work Head
To Speak In Alts.
MISS MARJORIE J. SMITH,
head of the U.B.C. Department of
Social Work, wiU address the annual meeting of tho Edmonton
Council of Social Agencies on
March 25.
She will speak on community social services, and the necessity of
having trained social workers,
While In Alberta Miss Smith will
also Interview prospective students
for tho Social Work course at tiie
University of British Columbia.
The University ot Alberta has no
department of Sodal Work.and
apart from U.B.C., the nearest university offering tho course Is la
Winnipeg.
"We already have a large percentage of next year's enrolment," Miss Smith stated. "And
more applications are coming in
every day."
Seventy-five percent of the now
applicants for Social Work aro ex-
servicemen snd women, Miss Smith
said.
MEETINGS: The last open meeting of the Engineer's Christian
Fellowship will be held in Ap. Sc
202 Monday noon. Mr. Gordon
Morgan of the Royal Astronomical
Society of Canada will speak on
"FACING GOD." AU Engineers
and interested students are cordl-
clly invited.
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according to
LUKE MOYLS
COMES the last sane issue of
The Ubyssey and it's high time
for Luke to write his swan song.
Now I really know very little
about any kind of fowl, let alone
a swan. The only birds I've had
much truck with are the various
species of Thunderbirds which I,
as a sports scribe, have studied for
the past three years.
We have all
kinds of different Thunderbird types here
on the campus.
There are the
ones that scam,
per about the
stadium, playing
with an over-
sized leather-
egg. And then
there are the
ones that weigh
themselves down with padding and
go charging around the same field
with a similar egg that is more
pointed on the ends.
We also have the indoor variety—
the ones which romp about like
wild chickens in the gym, bouncing
at>. unnaturally spherical egg which
they shoot into a bottomless basket
from time to time.
A more modest type is to be
found on the upper playing field
almost every Wednesday or Saturday. These play with an egg simi-
larto the one employed by the
Indoor species, but they use their
feet rather than their hands.
Wo have two distinctive sets
that take to the water, too. One
goes in for actual amphiblousnsss
while the other prefers to remain
dry in queer, narrow boats. The
latter type can easily be Identified
by the extremely long wing it
acquires and uses for propulsion
whenever it goes forth on water.
Then there are those which walk
around with tiny white eggs, placing them on the ground every now
and then, and trying to hit hell out
of them with peculiarly shaped
clubs.
There sin others, too, but we
haven't got space tor them all.
(At least that's the customery excuse used by most sporting editors.)
But to get back to our swan song.
It doesn't seem so very long ago
that I first walked into the Pub
back in the fall of '49. I was a Uttle
nervous at first, especially when I
handed my tint story to Chuck
Claridge who bossed .the back page
of The Ubyssey in those days.
But there were no screams from
Cheery Chuck. Ho never did get
excited much, but he wu always
happy . . . and that's a good way
to be. Taking over from Chuck
two years ago, I was pretty scared
again, for there always seems to
be a funny feeling-accompanying
any attempt to step into somebody
else's boots.
Not knowing how to write a swan
song, I sort of cheated by looking
through The Ubyssey files to see
what Cheery Chuck composed. How
well I remember how Chuck slaved
on that final epic. It was no
cinch, and tears trickeld gently
as he finished off with "Goodbye
THUNDERBIRDS, VETS IN CRUCIAL RUGBY BATTLES
Tyo year* is a loaf enough
stretch for anyone, but lay term
was flUed with plenty of stirring
memories. It was a tough grind,
at times, but I'm not sorry for what
I've done. You may quote me as
saying,'Tm glad I did lt"
These last two years have been
big years for sport at UBC. It
has been an era of reconstruction,
one might say, and I was somewhat
lucky to have the privUege of
taking charge of the sports page
In such a successful period.
It just goes to make it that much
harder to finish off this final column. And now I can more fully
understand how Chuck felt when
he wrote those famous last words.
But I can't let Chuck down. And
I can't break the tradition set by
the rest of tho sports editors who
have gone before me. I've got to
soy something that'U mark me u
one who has survived the trial by
fire.
Greatly  influenced by  Falstaff
Openshaw,   "I   have   written   a
poem." The title of this small gem
of verse is "Bumkety-Blank Verse."
Dont be a sports schibe—
You'U never get rich.
Don't be a sports editor-
It's a son of a b • —
I've just get time to catch that
boat for Alaska.   So long, kiddies.
Start Training Sept 9
By Luke Moyls
UBC GRIDMEN TO TRAIN EARLY
UBC'S GRID MEN are already
making preparations for the 1946-
47 season, for it wiU be an important one. The Thunderbird
footballers will move into the
Pacific Northwest Inter-CoUeglate
Conference for their first year of
American Football during the
season.
With plenty of material from
this year's Hardy Cup winners,
and a score of young high school
stars ooming onto the campus, the
UBC's American football entry
hi the Pacific Northwest Inter-
CoUeglate Conference wlU start
training on Monday, September 0,
it waa announced Tuesday by the
Men's Athletic Directorate.
outlook  looks  bright  for  UBC's
new entry.
Although a coach has not as yel
been obtained, the Men's Athletic
Directorate feels confident that
they wiU be able to secure a man
for the position during the summer, and since spring training has
been skipped this year, the squad
will probably start training early
in the faU.
The local grid moguls think that
the UBC outfit may have trouble
in this first year of conference
play, for there is much to be
learned over again in the switch
from the Canadian to the American game.
PHIL GUMAN
wttl be back again
However, big Herb Capozzi and
some of his accomplices are confident that it won't be too tough,
for many of the local grid experts
received their basic training a*
Vancouver College where American football holds sway.
The Fighting Irish point with
pride to the example set by Eddie
Ryan, who, after spending a year
at UBC, accepted a scholarship at
St. Mary'* where he starred during the 1945 season as an All-
ALL PERSONS Interested In
turning out for the American foot-
baU team next fall are requested
to attend a meeting in Arts 104
next Tuesday, March 2 , at noon.
Coast   end   with   the   galloping
Gaels.
FoUowing a gruelling training
period the Thunderbirds are slated
for a tough, three-week home
stand. They start their schedule
with the conference opener on
October 5. Then they follow up
with an exhibition tilt with Western Washington OoUege's Vikings
on October 12. Whitman CoUege
plays here on October tt.
UBC DIVOTERS       >**■* MMch 22>1946
CHOOSE HALL
FOR PREXY
ORMIE HALL, one ot UBCs top
divot exports was elected president ot the Varsity Golf Club for
the 1046-47 session at a meeting ot
this organisation last Tuesday. Bob
Plomer also gained a seat on the
dub executive as secretary for the
coming year.
Two now positions were added to
the executive at the election moot.
Ing. Ihe need of a publicity manager was generaUy acknowledged,
as weU as the necessity for a team
manager who would bo responsible
for the formation of teams to represent the university.
Dave Dale was elected to the
post, and the club will choose a
pubUcity manager when the club
reorganises in tho faU.
Varsity, Uniteds
In Revenge Game
VARSITY gets its chance for re-
venge tomorrow afternoon on the
opper field when the team meets
Vancouver Uniteds in a regular
Vancouver and District league
game. Three weeks ago at Larwili
Park, Varsity was defeated by th*
Uniteds In the flnal Imperial Cup
game. So, Varsity will be out for
sweet revenge.
UBC has finished its league
schedule, and a few of the play*
ers wiU be turning out for berths
on the Varsity team. Throe of
thorn In gold strip tomorrow will
be O^dy Shepherd, Dick Stewart
and Em Thomas.
the Virsttjp golds ire lining up
a crack team to oppose the duration Dominion footbaU champs,
B. C. E. Radlals, In an exhibition
match on the eampus Wednesday
afternoon.
Page 6
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
Olaf Ulland To Soar On Grouse
In Memorial Gym Tournament
By JACK LEGGATT
PLANS are now near completion for the mammoth giant
Slalom and Jumping tournament which will be held on
Grouse Mountain on April 7, with all proceeds being donated
to the UBC War Memorial Oym Fund.
Snow Queeng, raceg, Jumping, with the Jokers putting
in their little fun skit are on the agenda, which, when all put
together, promisee a spectacular exhibition and a lot of fun.
Twenty odd skiers and jumpers from the United States
have signified their intentions of coming up for this event.
Among the noted is Olaf Ulland, former world'a champion
jumper who leaped 360 feet to establish the record jump.
Dave Spence, chairman for the event, has promised that
this year's tournament, sponsored by the Vancouver Sun,
will see more than 2000 spectators up Grouse and that more
than $2000 will be realized for the Oym fund.    .
KING SIZE SLALOM RACE
The one run Giant Slalom race will be held from the
Peak of Grouse down to the bottom of the Nose Dive, a
vertical drop of some 900 feet. The bottom part of this
course lies on a slope of about 50 degrees which, in a slalom
race, is something to think about.
The jump has been repaired and some exceptional jumps
are promised. Without the trestle, which collapsed last fall,
jumps will be limited to 125 feet or under. In any case,
thrills and spills are promised to all who journey up Grouse
Mountain on April 7.
Hard working Sandy Martin and John Frazee have really
been digging in to make this event a success and special
thanks should be forwarded to these boys.
Remember, April 7, Grouse Mountain and all proceeds
to UBC's War Memorial Oym Fund.
FHret trip to California since 1940
GOLF ISM TO TOUR PACIFIC COAST
By LUKE MOYLS
INTER-COLLEGIATE GOLF received a
healthy boost here last Tuesday with the
announcement from the Men's Athletic Directorate that the UBC Golf Club will send
a six-man team on a two-week tour of the
Pacific Coast early in May.
It will be the first trip for a Varsity divot
squad since 1940 when the club last sent a
representative sextet to California. And this
year's trip presents a tough schedule for the
Thunderbird aggregation which will be packed early next month.
MEET NINE COLLEGE TEAMS
The UBC divoters will match strokes with
teams from nine of the top coast colleges, including Stanford University which has won
the National Inter-Collegiate Golf Championship several times.
Commencing the 2000-mile jaunt ^on May
7, the Canadian college boys tangle with a
squad of Vikings from Western Washington
College in Bellingham on that date.
Continuing southwards, they tackle the
highly-touted team of Huskies from the University of Washington in Seattle on the fol-
lowingafternoon.
Moving into Oregon, the next stop for the
'Birds is Portland with two matches slated
for them on Rose City courses. University
of Portland's Pilots are listed for May 9, and
Reed College's golfers meet the Blue and
Gold stars on the following afternoon.
FEATURE MATCH AT STANFORD
South to sunny California, and the University of California is next on the slate.
This team match will be held in Berkeley
on May 13. But the most important contest
will be featured on May 14 when the 'Birds
meet tiie smooth-swinging Stanford six at
Palo Alto.
San Francisco will see the British Columbia students playing the University of San
Francisco on May 15 before they turn
around and head for home. But the matches
don't end in the city of the Golden Gate.
EXPECT KEEN COMPETITION
Back to Salem, evergreen capital of Oregon, and the local golf team meets Willamette
University's aggregation on May 18, finishing
off the trip the following day with a final
go against Oregon State College's top fairway experts in Corvallis.
Since the UBC squad has not yet been
chosen, president Howie Fry of the Golf
Club expects some of the most torrid competition in the history of the campus
organization in the remaining two weeks
of play before exams.
RUGGER ACE —Here is Maury
Moyls, starry young 'Birdman who
will probably be taken for the first
five-eighths position for tiie Varsity team when they travel to the
Island this week-end. Maury is
replacing Bob Croll who is out
with an injury.
Faculty Ready
For£Big Game
SOCCER gets on the War Memorial Gym bandwagon with aU
divisions ot local footbaU participating in a thrilling double-header
to be staged in the Stadium, Wednesday afternoon, March 27.
The first tilt matches the bloodthirsty, red-shirted 4th year Chemical Engineers against the usually
complacent Faculty. Both coaches,
Dr. Todd of the Faculty, and Undo,
Bortoiln of the Engineers, have
issued statements of proposed
strategy, and it is beUeved by weU
informed quarters that this so-
called game wiU undoubtedly be
the last grudge match between
two footbaU (?) teams. Both the
DFA and the SPCA have been
notified of the coming event, and
legislative action is pending.
The last meeting of the two
squads resulted in (among other
things) a narrow 3-2 victory for
the Engineers, and a Faculty challenge for another game. The professors are asserting themselves on
two points; they are certain that
the students want to pass their final
exams, and they are sure that the
game wiU ultimately end in a
Faculty victory.
Dr. Todd's line-up includes Doc.
tors MacKenzie, Shrum, Seyer
Lloyd, Warren and Gunning, as
weU as Bob Osborne, BUI Wolfe,
George Rush and Norm Cooke.
Dr. Todd is stiU trying to contact
the two oldtimers, Dr. T. Tim Tik
snd    Prof.    Horb    Gurkaboddle.
The second game is an exhibition
match between our own Varsity
eleven and the Dominion Champion
Radlals. The Coast League and
the B.C. Electric have volunteered
their services in promoting this
match for the War Memorial Gym
Drive. Big Block man Dal Grauer,
vice-president of the B.CJ3.R., wiU
kick off at the opening whistle.
Dal graduated from the old UBC
shacks ln 1925 as a Rhodes scholar,
Varsity Tumblers
Hold Competition
TUMBLING, long absent from
the sports scene at Varsity, comes
Into its own on the 4th of April,
when four teams elected from the
Tumbling Club vie with each
other on the apparatus for mythical gymnastic championship.
Each contestant wUl have a
choice of three different pieces of
apparatus out of five on which to
demonstrate his skUl. The seven-
men squads will have the points
of their best five performers totalled to their credit to determine
the winner.
The squad ia scheduled to present
an exhibition to the pubUc at New
Westminster on the 29th of this
month at the New Westminster
"Y".   .
The teams:
1. Cliff Abbott (capt.), Jim Sutherland, Harry Maidment, Bob
King, BUI McCorquodale, Pete
Griffiths, Jack Wilson.
2. Jack Hoyt (capt), PhU Wa-
kerfield, Martin Edwards, Art
Harris, Bill McArthur, Ernest
% Chan Kent, John Caplette.
3. Bob Green (capt.), Don Shaffer, Tom Whlttall, Roy Stewart, Win Hobson, Jim Mitchell,
Bob Body, Stan HaU.
4. Al Babb (capt., Mike Skubay,
Jim Clark, Sid Askew, Gill
Bancroft, Jack Bell, Jim Mc-
Fadden, Ross Rathie, Nick
Harrlck.
Varsity XV Travels To Victoria;
Vets Meet lomas In Tisdall Tilt
By FRED CROMBIE
WHEN THE Varsity Thunderbirds take the field against
James Bay Wanderers at MacDonald Park in Victoria tomorrow, they will be fighting to retain the highly-coveted
Rounsefel Cup, emblem of the B.C. Senior Rugby Championship.
Last year, Varsity's undefeated team doubled the score
on the Victoria Naval College and came up with a 24-12
victory to win the crown for the first time in several years.
With many former rugby stars      ———————^^^—^—
many
returning this season, competition
in the Vancouver Rugby League
increased and as a result, a three
way battle between Meralomas,
Vets, and Varsity for top honors
ensued right from the opening of
the MUler Cup race. After losing
to the Vets in the first round ot
play, the Thunderbirds came back
strongly and finished the series
with seven straight wins to capture the trophy.
They also added another last
week when they eliminated Ex-
Britannia from further competition
for the1 TisdaU Cup. This late season spurt shows that the squad is
near its peak and can be counted
on to give a good account of itself
in the Rounsfel Cup battle.
BACKFIELD HOT
Although the backfield can hard-
lyly be compared to the smooth
combination that led the team to
such a successful season in 1944-45,
stars like Don Nesbit, Maury
Moyls, and Jack Armour present
a difficult probllm to any opposing
team.
Moyls was recently obtained
from UBC to replace Bob CroU,
starr second five-eighths, who was
Injured In the middle of the season, and wUl probably take over
the first five-eighths position. Moe,
who played at that post for last
year's McKechnie Cup squad, has
been tried at every position on
the three-quarter line this season
and he has finally proven that he
te the best five-eighths in the
league.
To make room for Moyls, Don
Nesbit, who spearheaded the attack aU season, has moved over
to second five-eighths snd as he is
an outstanding broken-field runner, it is beUeved that the change
wUl be to his advantage. An indication of this was shown In «
recent match when twice he went
seventy-five yards to score brilliant tries.
STRONG SCRUM
The front row is made up ol
Bob Lawson, BUI Chuckalos, and
Harvey AUen, one of the best
trios on the circuit. The two
Curby brothers are the locks and
these two supply most of the driving power In the tight scrums,
Joe Pegues and Hanrt Crosby are
a great pair of wing forwards. Joe
is a capable opportunist while
Crosby is dynamite in a loose
scrum. The eighth man is BUI
WaUace, who is an experienced
veteran.
In a feature TisdaU Cup match,
Varsity Vets meet Meralomas In
the semi-final of the series at
Brockton Oval tomorrow afternoon. A win for either fifteen
will place them in the final with
the Thunderbirds on March 90.
UBC BADMINTON
TEAM TRAVELS
VARSITY'S shuttle team heads
south today to contest the three
day Northwest Conference badminton tourney at Seattle. Eight
feather-dusters are making the
jaunt. Lois Reid, Nancy Laine,
Barb Twizzel, Audrey Crease,
Keeny Meredith, Murray Creighton, Jim Watt and Darry Thompson will be representing UBC.
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Track Meet
For April 6
By CHICK TURNER
VARSITY'S TRACKMEN hit the
limelight again when they pound
the cinder lines in three weeks for
the Annual Intramural Track
Meet. The event promises to be
a gala attracion as 25 teams are
slated to flght for the laurels and
speed crown in an attemp to put
collegiate track on its pre-wsu
footing.
The meet, definitely set for the
Saturday afternoon of the 6th of
April, links the Track Clubs' crosscountry road race with the spring
season. The Lambdas who handily
took the gruelling grind laat fall,
are again established as heavy favorites to capture the major share
of titles, boasting such freshman
stars as Al Bain, Al Pierce, Pete
DeVooght, and other such cinder-
men on their roster. Led by Pat
Minchin, the Jokers should provide the chief opposition to the
boys from Lord byng, and the
Aggies boast a sure starter In
Doug Knot of Spokane prowess.
MILE FEATURED
Picture race of the meet wUl be
the mile grind, and a galaxy of
winged lightnings have signified
their intentions to ruty Ken Me*
Pherson and Al Bain are expected
to lead the pack around the four
lap feature, and they should be
closely tsiled by Pat Minchin and
Jack Manly who have been shaving the seconds off thou* times in
spectacular fashion.
The hundred yard dash is a toss
up among host of stellar sprinters,
and the fifty yard run must be put
in the same uncertain category.
The quarter mUe puU threatens to
become the most keenly conteeed
race of them all, with Florae,
Lockhart, and Tony Dare prepper
to slash the tape.
High and broad jumps are on
the program too, along with tb«>
hop-sklp-and-jump and the shot
putt. The relay is a four man 440
race, each man carrying the baton
for 110 yards.
The half mile classic is an open
affair this year, the results being
on a strictly individual basis. Intramural standing wiU not be affected by the race at all.
REGULATIONS
Track Club moguls, McPherson
and Pierce outlined the foUowing
regulations:
1) Entries are due In the Oym by
Wednesday, March 17.
2) Entry points are to be allowed
only to entries completing
event
S( Each team may enter one
contestant In each event, and
each individual, on a team or
not, may enter two events
plus ths relay.
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