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The Ubyssey Feb 26, 1946

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vol. xxvra
No. 51
THE MYSTERIOUS "Operation Dollar" which has been
puzzling the campus for weeks will begin tomorrow morning
at 9 a.m. when the Science building siren blows.
At that time someone selected at random by members
of the Canadian Legion or the Jokers Club, co-sponsors of
the "Operation," will be presented with a $50 cheque and will
assume the title of "Mr. Dollar." Women are definitely not
to be excluded from the contest. The Aggie barns are out-
of-bounds for "Operation Dollar."
Sheets  of  100  one   cent   tickets
Phillips Takes Over From Peirson
with a dollar bill tomorrow morning to get in on the fund.
Schinbein Elected
DR.  A.   B.  SCHINBEIN,   prom
inent Vancouver surgeon, has been
elected  as  Senate  respresentatlve
to the Board of .Governors of the
A graduate oi the University of
Toronto, Dr. Schinbein, senior
surgeon at the Vancouver General
Hospital and chief of the Surgical
Service at Shaughnessy Military
Hospital, was elected to the Sen-
i te of the University of British
Coilumbia   last   year.
Memorial  Gymnasium Fund,
will go on sale for $1.00 each, early AU studenta should be ^^4
Wednesday morning in the Quad
box office, the Legion office, and
the Alma Mater Society office.
Sales will continue throughout
the day.
Object of the ticket sales is to
insure that the $50 cheque will
exchange hands throughout the
Instructions are as follows:
1. First, buy a sheet of tickets.
2. Pick out » person, anyone, who
you think might be "Mr. Dollar."
Tear a ticket from your sheet In
his or her presence, present it and
ask, "Are you Mr. Dollar?"
3. Mr. Dollar is not to accept
detached tickets not torn off in
his presence.
4 If your victim is Mr. Dollar
and you have followed the instructions carefully, he must surrender the cheque. In return you
must give him your name and
address. The late Mr. Dollar will
note the time and report your
name and address to the Legion
5. If you are the new Mr. Dollar
at any time this does not mean
that you have won the $50. Should
anyone ask you if you are Mr.
Dollar you must surrender the $50.
Expert slueths will be on your
path to see that you do not stay
in the stacks or in other hideouts.
6. The person in possession of
the package when the siren sounds
at 5 p.m. wins 50 new dollar bills.
In order to obtain them he or
she must report to the Legion
office where the second signature
required to make the cheque valid
will be affixed. •
7 Keep all tickets which are
presented to you. The person
who comes into the Legion office
with the greatest number of
tickets before 6 p.m. Wednesday
will receive a consolation prize ot
All proceeds will go to the War
over the duties of Commerce Undergraduate Society president from
George  Peirson.
Phillips, an ex-army man, be-
Ivcies that 'closer eo-operation
should exist between the downtown business men and the students". He hopes that leaders in
tho different phases of business
will address the students and explain exactly what is expected of
Commercemen on graduation. By
explaining the various requirements of each type of work, the
student will better be able to decide what his place in the world
will   be.  according to Phillips.
Gee>rge McReen, ex-air force
miin, was elected commerce treasurer.
Chutter Featured
In Manila Daily
FAME of University of British
Columbia student Paul Chutter,
swallower of the first postwar
goldfish, has reached half way
round the world to Manila.
A copy of the Manila Daily
Pacifican received here carries a
picture of Chutter downing hi.s
tid bit with the observation that
"gold fish eaters are here again
after seven years of silence."
The paper goes on to explain
the circumstances of Ohutters
feat: a show in aid of Intemation
Student Service.
THE   FOLLOWING   candidates
for the B.A. degree have not yet
called at the Registrar's Office to
check their application cards. They
must do so AT ONCE.
ALDERDICE, Donald Francis        •
BROWN, Edith A.
CAMPBELL, Annette V. L.
CANTY, John L.
CHENOWETH, Patricia M. C.
CULTER, Barbara A.
FRANCIS, Marion David
GIDNEY, Eileen Lee
GIOVANDO, Laurence F.
HENDERSON, Clarence R.
HILLIER, Chesley R.
JONES, Arthur F.
LEITCH. Alexander H.
MOLL, Joyce E. M.
faOLLISON, Joseph J.
MORTON, Kenneth S.
MOYLS, F. David
McKIM, Audrey E.
McPHERSONi Charles J.
NICHOLS, Dorothy L.
PARKER, Margaret J.
PEARSON, Carl Eric
PEDLOW, Kenneth Don -
PHILLIPS, Jacquelyn N.
REID, June C.
STANDEVEN, Rita D.     '
STEWART, William E.
WARK, Marshall S.
WEARE, Maxwell K.
WELSH, Dorothy A.
WHELAN, Patricia R.
YIP, Cecil E.
Science vs Commerce
The typical Commerceman is a
man past middle age, spare, wrinkled, cold, passive, noncommital,
with eyes like codfish, polite in
contact, but at the same time unresponsive, calm and as damnably
composed as a concrete post or a
plaster of paris east; a human petrification with a heavy feldspar
f.nd without charm; minus bowels,
passion or sense or humor, entirely
locking in imagination or initiative. Happily they never reproduce, and finally all of them go to
The typical engineer is a red
blooded enthusiast, with hair on
his chest, cross eyes and bandy
legs. As a lover there is no hope,
continually using his slide rule to
aid in the next maneuver.
In the simplest conversation he
uses astronomical figures, plus or
minus five thousand dollars is unusually accurate. His wild exuberance, misdirected passion,
mania for formula and slipshod
methods are refuted by all and
sundry. Happily he is a sloth,
without pride of ancestry or hope
of posterity and goes to an early
grave cheerily, screaming blasphemous lies, mourned by none
and remembered only by his
ANSWERING CHARGES that the UBC War Memorial
Gymnasium drive was a result of the decision and work of a
"few people," AMS president Allan Ainsworth has issued a
statement to the Ubyssey, declaring that the drive has been,
since its inception, a student, Alumni Association, and Board
of Governor's effort.  ^^^^
"Early in November, I was em-       ~~"""""~~"""~~~""~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
powered  by  the Student  Council
to discuss the general question of
War  Memorials with  the Administration," reads the statement.
"The council realized the necessity of obtaining the Alumni
Association support for any large-
scale campaign for a War Memorial. At several lengthy meetings
I presented the question of a War
Memorial for discussion. It soon
became aparent that speed was
urgent, and that one specific project should be agreed upon."
"Stating that the joint student-
alumni committee had reviewed
all possible types of war memorial projects, Ainsworthadded,
"The government appropriation of
$50,000 for physical education
facilities would only provide for
unsatisfactory and inadequate extension to the present gymnasium."
"Therefore," he explains, "it was
felt that a gymnasium project
would be one which would benefit the entire province. There was
also the consideration that other
funds and support might be forthcoming for a project of this type."
On December 8, a committee of
the Alumni Association was asked
to investigate the question. In order to get the support of the
Board of Governor, a briefwas
Board of Governors, a brief was
submitted by Ainsworth for the
meeting of December 17.
"The Board expressed its approval of this proposal, promising
lull moral and material support
with the one provision that the
ceimpaign should not commence
until after January 20."
"Meanwhile," he adds, "through
the entire period of negotiation
the Student Council was informed
of all developments.
"When the UBC War Memorial
Committee met, a member of the
Legion executive was asked to
become   a  member."
For publicity reasons, Ainsworth
concludes "all plans for a January
meeting of the student body to
discuss the issue had to be cancelled.
Columbia is establishing a new
course in Engineering Physics to
commence next September it,
keeping with expanding opportunities in physics as related to industrial research.
This coursw. which will offer »
Bachelor of Applied Science degree, will appeal mainly to students wishing to specialize in radio, electronics, radar or geo -
Legion Calls For
Full-time Manager
UBC BRANCH 72, Canadian
Legion, Is looking for a full-time,
manager.    •
This position will be open to a
Legion member with the following qualifications: pleasant personality, good organizer, aggressive, some business experience and
knowledge of office routine, and,
if possible, a flair for entertainments.
Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
and salary starts at $125 per month
with regular increases.
Applications should be submitted to G. M. Greer, University
Branch 72, Canadian Legion, BESL,
Vancouver, B.C., not later than
March 10, 1946.
Lectures 'Off
For Donti
ALL 11:30 lectures will be cancelled next Friday for the v"an«
couver Symphony Urcnestra under
the direction of Antal Dorati, Cal
Whitehead, Chairman of the
Special EventsComm ittee, an-
nouncedtoday. The concert will
be held in the Armoury.
Admission price will be 25 cents.
Tickets will be on sale in the Quad
next week.
"This admission," said Whitehead, "is necessary to cover half
of the cost of the event."
TORONTO, Feb 22 (CUP)-The
gates of the University of Toronto are now open to Japanese Canadians, as their quota system has
been abolished.
A letter from the Attorney General of Ontario stated that "neither
the Provincial Government nor
any municipality has the power
to deny access to, or restrict the
movement in any locality of these
EUS will hold an tmpotrnnt
meeting Thursday at 12:30 In Ap.
Sc. 100 to discuss summer employment, permanent employment,
professional relations, and ideas
proposed at the conference.
All engineers are urged to attend
this meeting.
have climbed over the $10,500 total
early this week as student and
public contrlbtuions continue to
come into the Alma Mater Society
office headquarters.
Large campUs contributions last
week was a $100 check contributed
by Alpha Delta PI sorority.
... Over $24 was turned into the fund
from the Chinese Students' Saturday night dance.
Proceeds from thc Friday noon
ralTle will be turned Into the fund,
as will admission charges for the
Roller Skating marathon held In
the Armory today.
Roller Marathon
Rolls Tommorow
ROLLER SKATES will be the
order of the day tomorrow when
the first Roller Skating Marathon
in history will be held in the
Armory, in support of the UBC
War Memorial Gymnasium Fund.
Sponsors are the UBC Jokers
Twenty-two teams of six have
been entered in the competition
which begins in the Armory n»
9 a.m. Each team member will
skate approximately half an hour
and the team to achieve the
greatest mileage at the 1 p.m.
stopping point will win a cup
donated by the Vancouver Lions
Six pairs of nylons wil go to
the winning girls team.
Bands will play at the grand
finale of the marathon. Admission
will be charged at the door.
are invited to a stag party and
banquet to be held in the Hotel
Georgia, Friday, March 1st at 7
Those intending to be present
are requested to notify Art Coles,
West-160-M, or Charles Maddin,
BAy-8391, and to bring their own
THE ANNUAL Commerce Undergraduate Society Banquet will be held tomorrow night in the main ball room of
the Vancouver Hotel at 6:15 p.m.
Mr.  Ralph  Diamond,  vice-pres
ident and general manager of the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting
Company, will be the guest speaker and will discuss 'Setting Our
House in Order'.
After a brief introduction for
the student section of the audience,
Mr. Diamond will develop his
main theme which deals with
"business and its place in our
Personally, Mr. Diamond is a
man who never leaves any doubt
who Ls 'boss', but he combines this
quality with friendly understanding which encourages his employees to speak their minds.
One of hi.s outstanding characteristics is to resolve a problem
down to its fundamentals, thus
n.ikint' the solution appear
simple,  obvious and logical.
Camera Club Has
Salon March 4
sponsored by the Camera Club,
will take place in the Men's Club
100m in Brock Hall from March
This display of photographs is
open to all amateurs. Pictures are
to be submitted at noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday of
next week to Room R, in the
Applied Science building.
1. The entries are to be divided
into six classes: scenic, portraits,
sports shots, still life, color or
tinted, and miscellaneous.
2. The number of photos submitted by anv nnn nerwm w'H not
be limited. Each person will have
at least one shot displayed.
3. Pictures must be 5x7 or
larger, mounted, with a contact
of the negative attached.
4. Photos must be processed by
the competitor. This does not include,  developing.
5. Prints will be judged by
the participants on Monday night,
and a professional photographer
will comment on the work.
He has, in the past, shown himself somewhat critical of some of
the past practices of business and
makes the point that "if business
Ls to maintain a leading position
in our society, then it must set
its own house in order".
"Only thus can busniess hope
to lead, or survive, for only in
this way can it retain the approval of the general public." according to Mr. Diamond.
One of Mr. Diamond's outstanding achievements came during the
period 1914 to 1917, when as a
young man he was employed by
the Anaconda Copper Mining
Company and placed in charge of
thc   process of ore   concentration
tm» •'»—■
known as as "flotation."
His successful adaptation of this
revolutionary process resulted in
important increases in copper and
zinc production during a time
when these metals were vitally
needed by the Allies in the first
World War.
Another important point in Mr.
Diamond's career was in applying
the differential flotation process
for tihe concentration of ores to
difficult and complex product of
the Sullivan Mine. To a large extent this achievement made possible the growth of Consolidated
into the large company that it is
TO THE CASUAL UBS NEWCOMER, today's debate with the
visiting team from Linfleld College, McMinnvllle, Oregon, might
seem to be a novelty on this
Properly speaking, it is a novelty of recent years, since Parliamentary Forum activities, along
with many another home-front
"doins" suffered a sharp curtailment during World War II
Perhaps next year, the Forum
will parallel its achievements
along those of pre-war years. Indeed, with the student population
almost tripled, would-be public
speakers should enjoy "field day"
years in the coming winter sessions.
Browsing through the patch)
Totem files, it appears that former UBC debaters were very active
in forensical bouts. Speaking to
ihe laymen (and to most Forumites) forensical pertains to foren-
sics, which is the questionable art
of public speaking.
1927 issue of the Totem records
that while still an unorganized
group, student debaters held a
dual debate with the Universities
of Idaho, Washington, Southern
California and the College of Puget Sound. Contests for the McGoun Cup, emblematic of Western Canadian debating supremac>
vvete held for the first time for
UBC, and became an annual affair.
1930 was the organization year
of the Debating Union, which was
replaced in 1932 by the Parliamentary Forum and then given a
major club status. In '30, UBC
played host to a visiting New
Zealand team and a touring central  Canada  team.
An audience of 1200 witnessed
the debate between two UBC boys
and a Welsh and acotttsn Britisi.
team. "Resolved that Western Civilization must travel the Moscow
Road" was the nattily worded topic used with the Universities of
Stanford  und  California.  McGoun
Cup debates and a radio contest
with Alberta rounded out 1933.
A Stanford debate, the annual
McGoun Cup, and radio debates
All the program of 1934. The following year, a Pacific coast tour,
a Washington University contest,
finals of the Radio Commission's
debate series were subservient to
what the Totem calls "the outstanding event of the year," "The
decennial British debate".
NFCUS, understandable as the
National Federation of Canadian
University Students, sponsored
many Canadian and American debates up till 1939. In 1936. Jay
Gould, AMS president in '39,
"journeyed to Eastern Canada with
Maurice Western of the University
of Saskatchewan, was on the winning side in five out of seven debates, winning both at McGill and
at Hart House—the most creditable showing, probably, that a
UBS debater has ever put up,"
Incidently, it is a likely certainty
that the present Forum executive
heartily agrees with the previous
1937 Totem shows that evening
debates were replaced by tihe
present noon-hour meetings with
great success.
Ironically enough, the Forum's
slogan for 1939, "This is the Forum's Greatest Year," became a reality as the outbreak of war
"shot' varsity affairs. Professor J.
Friend Day, for mapy a year mentor of debaters and "critic par excellence", superintended the year's
proceedings. They were directly in
t h e charge of Morris Belkin,
through whose shop the Ubyssey
.staff passes every Monday. Wednesday  and  Friday   nights.
Belkin initiated the Vancouver
Debating League which in 1946
seems to be defunct. F >rumitea
competed for the McGoun Cup,
wont to California, Palo Alto and
Berkeley, and in the home town,
met an Australian team and a
novelty negro couple for Lemoyne
College.  Tennessee. THE UBYSSEY, Tuesday, February 26, 1946, Page 2
.   .   .   EDITORIAL PAGE   .   .   .
Since the spring of 1940, when the Commerce Department left its birthplace in the
Economics Department to award its own
degrees for the first time, the constant dream
of Commerce students has been to see their
department grow into a full-fledged faculty.
Toward that happy day they organized
their own undergraduate society and achieved recognition of its status, as separate from
Arts, from the governing student bodies.
In the spring of 1946, with a record enrollment, the largest graduating class yet, and
a Commerce registration of 1500 expected
for next fall, UBC's young businessmen-to-
be are once again looking to what they consider the next logical step — a Faculty of
Commerce on this campus.
Commercemen feel that though full-
grown status would undoubtedly eventually
mean special buildings and equipment, and
a larger and more specialized teaching staff,
the birth of a Commerce Faculty would be
unlike that of others that are planned in
that it would entail at present only a change
in administration.
No other course that the university offers
follows more closely in the UBC tradition of
adapting its instruction to the needs of this
province. To that end, the association of
commerce undergraduates with the industrial and commercial leaders of B.C. is an
increasingly important part of their training.
The Commerce Undergraduate Society
believes that anything which can promote
this association, including the increase in
prestige which Faculty status would give
them as students of business, is a worthwhile
This desire of the students themselves to
work for the growth of the university is also
in keeping with UBC tradition. It is natural
for Commercemen to feel especially that this
shows them to be students with a purpose
and not just students for the sake of the
With this respect to the campus, the
society feels that the more important status
would aid both extracurricular activities
and classroom instruction.
It can rightly point to the example of the
Engineers. No matter what the rest of
the campus feels about Science spirit and
the Redshirts' idiosyncracies, it is quite
plain that their vigorous work is a boon to
faculty-student relationships and to their
joint work in improving the standards of
their courses.
Commercemen themselves must continue
to show, by keen support of their existing
undergraduate organization, that they should
be graced with full, Faculty status.
To an easterner — coming remarkably
enough from the east — where mountains
are molehills and students are complacent,
UBC comes as a delightful surprise. In our
foreign land — Eastern Canada — we are
used to sedate campii with grey and aged
buildings, upon us is impressed the fact that
the famous have walked through these
sacred halls; and we are burdened with
many outdatel traditions.
The UBC campus presents a different and
altogether more wholesome picture. Two
delightful old buildings form a backbone on
which you feel you must build: new makeshift shacks magnify this feeling to a necessity (Ed. I hope).
UBC students appear to have the drive
and incentive to make their campus the best
in the Dominion. Eastern students on the
other hand feel that they have the best and
while UBC is creating a better past, Easterners are content to rest on the same past.
It is with envy that we Easterners view your
campus with its beauty and its promise, and
sometimes in an off moment when our shell
of pride is cracked we wish that we might
be a part of this creative spirit.
In truth we begrudge you the pleasure of
building a university such as you intend:
but we would like to wish you "best of luck"
with your new projects.
By N. K. Begert	
EDITOR'S NOTE: The foll6wing are extracts from an average Commerceman's
retport. As space does not permit an identical blow by blow, that is, a page by page,
transcription, only the bare essentials are
here in print. Further revelation can be
obtained by appearing in the confines of
Professor Morrow's office. Peculiar as it
may seem, the conclusion of any commerce
report is on the first page, this is because the
author's mind works so fast that he has the
answer before he thinks how he is going to
get it. This is known as the jet propulsion
method of thought. Let us now gaze into
a report recently submittes on the Chenyu-
stein cosmetic company.
...CONCLUSION: I advocate a complete
upheaval of the company's policy. What
they should have I'm not one to say, but
large amounts of money are obtained from
Big League Baseball.
The Company's Distasteful Policy: This
policy cannot be helped. Mainly because
cosmetics are not to be eaten. However
an unfair company was formed, i.e. 'limited liability," where the common type of
rabble were left at the mercy of the
'Preferrey" type. These latter types of
share-holders live on the other side of the
tracks, and in their snobbish clique, buy,
buy, and buy all form of disguises in the
way of cosmetics which do not expose their
sinister faces. This is a non-biased attitude,
for all good Commercmen have hidden
within the confines of the peoples room,
and saw with their own eyes, the shocking
sight of reality.
TYPE OF PRODUCT: Cosmetics were
originally meant for Clowns, but since the
big Barnum and Bailey Circus fire, the use
of cosmetics has spread to other classes of
people—such as Mickey Mouses' fiancee,
Minnie, and co-eds at UBC. I too, used to
use such items as skin balm, facial cream,
ponds, soap, shaving lotions, itching powder,
etc., until four layers of epidermis was
burnt away and I lost my sight—now my
only alternative is a mask and a seeing eye
DISCOUNT POLICY: Is more or less
analogous to Kartels and the like is the
cause of Wars. For instance, the allies discounted that Hitler would fight, the result
of this monstrous policy is seen everywhere
in the world, for e.g. cigarettes cost 35c
instead of 25c, good safe rubber is hard to
obtain and so fast driving is dangerous. Yet
everyone seems to practise this discount
policy. Prominent men in this very city
use such void arguments as: 1. It saves wear
and tear on salesmen's shoes. 2. The unit
cost of packing on a donkey's back is cheaper . . .and also quicker when the ass is sent
by airmail.   3.Production costs are held in
check yet I've never seen one on a lease.
4.and finally a policy is a policy so they refuse to change it.
ADVERltSING: Has imbedded a psychosis in the public's brain that beauty is
perfect only when it is totally covered by
sweet smelling cakes and cosmetics. The
smell has jumped the 'Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat specialists' business up 500',.<, sinus
trouble runs rampant through this continent. Similarly, the manufacturers of
handkerchiefs benefit enormously. Advertising by the use of coupons jeopardizes the
provincial government's revenue. Coupons
are associated with liquor permits in the
peoples' minds and so liquor revenue is
lost when they submit their coupons to the
cosmetic company. Mr. Kennedy has been
busy fighting prohibition and has overlooked
this point.
suffocation of private enterprise and will
undoubtedly lead to Mohammedism. For
peculiar as it may seem these fanatics stick
to one policy, and that is starving themselves
so they can gain political liberty. Strange
also, the one price policy is why gin is un-
rationed this month.
is usually done by negroes with razors and
i'i the reason why a decade ago safety razors
were so well liked by wtyte men. Retailers
band together Uke fraternity brothers and
so prevent further price cutting.
similar to the straight discount policy, only
here more economic theory is applied. This
is definitely where Dr. Crumb's influence
comes into play. If discounts run like a
little bunny, prices rise and the nite-mare
of inflation is upon us. Desperate people
jump off tall buildings when their stockings
jump up and down, prices rise like odours
from the chem labs, collective bargaining
collapses. Everybody fights to get more
nylons, money is carried in wheelbarrows,
black clouds of despair hover about industry, finally comes another war.
SUMMARY. The Elizabeth Chenyustein
Cosmetic Company only has one point of
view and that is to make profit. They don't
take religion or UBC's War Memorial drive
into consideration at all. Advantages of the
cosmetic company are, color, taste and smell.
Disadvantages are: bad color, bad taste and
bad smell. Distribution should be done by
carrier pigeons — wholesalers should be
diversified,' i.e. carry a complete line of opposite items such as fish as well as cosmetics
Energetic youths in short pants should be
employed and so 'sweat labor' could be
utilized. Also, there should be little boys
and girls to play with in such games as
(Continued on page 3)
Has anyone seen Boy Bodie or Boy Creighton^
THIS IS A STORY of a situation which all students
must face, namely, choosing a faculty. To help those who
have yet to decide, the following is an excellent example of
the scientific approach to the problem.
As for Arts he was Horrified every       ~~"~~^~~^~~~~
time he gazed upon the sickly
specimens of manhood who called
themselves Artsmen.
But Commerce, ah, that was the
thing. Commercemen had manly
physiques, brilliant minds and
lovely worn-en. What more could
one ask?
These thoughts and a thousand
others raced through Greenbacks
mind. Would Bofrow accept him
as a Commerce student? What
courses should he take? Would
he get through in time to take
home that pretty brunette? He
slouched lower, stretching out his
There was a loud crash, and
Greenback saw a body sprawled
before him. Papers fluttered
everywhere. Greenback sneered—
some careless student no doubt.
The body dragged itself to its
feet, revealing itseif a an anaemic
looking creature, wearing a shapeless suit under a large discharge
He said politely, 'Did you fail'?
'No,' snarled the other, 'I hat,
snails for breakfast and every once
in awhile I feel like crawling.'
'Oh,' said Greenback, 'you'd
better be careful, or you'll hurt
With a malevolent look the
other eyed Greenback far a
moment and departed.
At this moment there was a
loud harumph, and a sound like.
'U out there ome in ear.'
Greenback looked around — no
one else in sight. Must mean me
he thought and jumping to his
feet, stalked through the office
door. Something caught in his
coat pocket and he gave an irritable jerk. He felt something
moving, saw it falling, grabbed foi
it, but in vain. CRASH. Little
cards in various colours, fluttered
about the room. There was a loud
moan.   Greenback shuddered.
Lifting his eyes from the floor,
he peered through the smoke
filled haze, and saw a face. And
what a face. Dynamic eyes glared
'neath dynamic eyebrows. A dynamic forehead receded into dynamic hair. A dynamic voice
bellowed, 'My God, you clumsy
Greenback looked around—oh, I
guess he is talking to me, at
least I've got that far.
The ■ VOICE continued, 'Now
look here you blithering ass, I
spent three weeks fixing that file
and you fix it in three seconds,
Greenback inwardly smiled, thinking that it wasn't necessary to
tak\» Com. II to develop efficiency
—why three weeks cut to three
seconds, that's real erfic ency.
His pleasant dreams wens in-
tevupted by that rude voice, 'I
don't know who you are or what
you want, but you had bettar be
biief. I'm a busy man, and I've
got no time to listen to your silly
prattle. Well speak up, what do
you want?'
"I        ."
'And another thing, its about
time you learned to walk on your
own two feet, one thing that I
stres to my students is that they
learn to be independent.'
"I .  .  ."
'It's a good thing that you're not
in Commerce or you would regret this day?'
"I . .  ."
"Oh — Professor Snerd. come
right in. Why so startled? Oh,
you've met this chap before."
Greenback gasped, 'NO? NO? it
couldn't be — but it was — the
same shapeless suit on the large
discharge button. The same body
that had sprawled before him ift
the hall.   Horrors!
The dynamic voice interupted
the tension, 'Prof. Snerd, in reward for your good work, I am
turning over a large part of'the
administrative routine to you.
Henceforth you will interview all
students wishing to enter the
Commerce faculty.' Snerd staggered out weighted down by a
large satchel.
Barrow glared at Greenback,
'Confound it all, what do you
want?' Greenback edged toward
the door. 'Uh — could you tell me
the shortest way to the men's
Then he fled.
If he  parks his little flivver
Down beside the moonlit river
And if you can feel him quiver-
Baby, he's a wolf!
If he says you're gorgeous lookin'
And your big eyes set him cookin'
But your eyes ain't where he's
Baby, he's a wolf!
When he says you are an eyeful
But his hands begin to trifle
And his heart pumps like a rifle-
Baby, he's a wolf!
If by chance when you are kissin'
You can feel his heart amissin'
And you talk, but he doesn't
Baby, he's a wolf!
If his arms are strong with sinew,
And he stirs the gypsey in you
So you want him close agin you—
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There's A Lot Of Bull
On The Market Today
A SHORT TIME AGO a group of enterprising students
got fed up with sitting over a brew in the Caf. They were
ambitious young bloods looking for something besides women
to interest themselves in and so hit upon the STOCK
MARKET. The ^leam of a expectant fortune loomed in
their mind's eye.
It didn't matter how little money
they had for they could still be
capitalists owning 1000 shares at
lc each. After all the stock had
only to go to 2c and they would
double their money. A much
better proposition than hoping
that a 1100.00 share would go to
One of these daring young men
suggested that a course in stock
martlet operations be Included in
the Commerce curriculum. Now
that is not such a bad idea, especially when you consider the
ignorance of pur little group.
They would learn first that not
everybody makes money on the
stock market. This would probably dampen their spirits somewhat especially upon learning
that it is very easy for their lc
shares to slip into oblivion. However, not being easily discouraged,
our little group quite agreed with
the statement that buying shares
for lc is somewhat more of a speculation than an investment. They
would then learn the inner workings of playing the stock market.
First warning to the fish would
read "Beware of sharks," directed
presumably against some of our
fellow countrymen back east, who
use the mails quite regularly and
the "hot tip" boys. Our little
group could be quite shocked at
the methods used by these characters and wo'Ud promptly swear
on a stack of Bibles that they
would never dream of taking
these  fellows  to seriously.
Of course, the big thrill would
come when the boys visited thy
stock exchange. There they would
see the market in action. Immediately one of the group would
remark that the place reminded
him of the waterfront tavern he
visited last Saturday night with
people milling around in a dingy
smoke filled room. Of course
here the people had notebooks in
their hands.
The group notices a huge board
with the various listings and young
women busily marking quotation
changes. The whole effect is
spoiled though as broad backsides
often interfere with studying tho
quotations. The group would tee
a  squint  eyed  gentleman ask
clerk what the price of 'PU Consolidated' is today and upon reply
would immediately swallow half
a dozen of Lydia Pinkham's Pink
Pills. Amid the confusion of a
sweating mass of humanity in a
room getting more smoke filled
every minute, the group spys a
ticker tape rattling off quotations
from the eastern market.
Having completed this enlbjhl-
ning jaunt to a 'gambler's den' the
group is told to beware of 'Bulls'
who in time will probably end
up in a 'Penn'! The practice of
'bearing' the market is discouraged'
as a person is liable to find himself up a tree. 'Selling short' oa
(Continued on page 3)
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Loose Leaf Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink
and Drawing Instruments
"WHEW! IT'S A BIG YEAR with seven thousand
students" says AMS Treasurer Garry Miller. Position of
treasurer on the Students' Council which could be compared
to a position of Treasurer on a small City Council is most
interesting and instructive.
The Treasurer is directly responsible for all AMS funds
as the accountant and business manager of the Alma Mater
Society Office.
This year with the enormous increase in enrollment and student
fees, the position of Treasurer has
become one of great work and
much responsibility. Coupled with
one's academic pursuits, the day
Last April when I took office,
the impression prevalent at that
time was that student enrollment
would increase to about forty-five
hundred. On tnis basis, many
plans were formulated during the
summer months. With the coming of September, however, all
these plans had to be revised to
conform with the situation of a
much larger enrollment. The office staff was increased from two
to four persons. The Students'
Council was increased from nine
to eleven representatives.
Witih the opening of the fall
term, presidents and treasurers of
many and various groups representing the thousands of students
on the campus descended upon
the Treasurer's office to prepare
their budgets.
Quite naturally, with an in*
crease in AMS funds from' approximately $36,000 last year to a
total of 180,000 this year, their
budgets were on a much larger
scale. These monies were divided
among some fifty clubs in the
LSE, ten undergraduate societies,
numerous athletic groups undei
the supervision of the Men's Athletic Directorate, and the Publications Board. In addition to the
;ibove mentioned, the appropriations were allowed for a large
amount of administrative work,
the pass system. Employment Bureau, tte Book Exchange, and the
maintenance of Stadium and
Brock facilities as well as the
financing of many promotional
programmes and adequate numbers of social functions to satisfy
the needs and wishes of the Student Body. With the preparation
of the budget, activity really began.
As the various organizations
make their expenditures, the payments of hundreds of bills keep
the office staff constantly busy.
The keeping of receipts and vouchers, entering into the journal,
posting the ledger as well as the
usual office routine, add up to a
busy day for the office staff and
invaluable and pleasant experience for myself.
With the coming of the Christmas holidays, the Students' Council sent the president and treasurer to the NFCUS Conference in
Montreal. Here much was gained
in the field of inter-University
With the opening of the New
Year in January and an added influx of one thousand students,
activity became intense. In this
monfch, the announcement of a
drive for funds for a Memorial
Gymnasium made the AMS office
a hub of activity for the co-ordination of the campaign. Here again,
a system for the (reception of
donations had to be organized.
My year has been interesting
and enjoyable and I value the
experience that I have obtained.
The lesson in human nature, in
meeting and dealing with different
people is a great asset.
The Executives and members of
all the various clubs and organization certainly are to be commended on their interests in
student affairs in making undergraduate life the pleasant experience that it is. With the co-operation received from these various
groups, the Students' Council has
l>een able to overcome the many
and complex problems that have
arisen with this unusual year.
WE ARE in the throes of the
biggest, wholly voluntary building
project that the University of
British Columbia has ever
attempted or for that matter, is
ever likely to attempt. This statement may be of interest so you'll
glance over this article if you have
the time, then turn to the next
page as rapidly as possible. Don't
because if you stop to realize that
unless every one of us do something, anything, to assist in this
drive and does it quick, it could
be a failure. It would be your
You know, it's funny how after
a number of years when you've
done something that you're not
necessarily going to benefit from
yourself how that something grows
in your mind until you're firmly
convinced that you did it all yourself and without you it never
could have happened. Years after
this gym has been built and a
person, we hope it's one of your
children, asks you if you had anything to do with It, why not be
able to say "I raised the money
that built it." This will be a
bare-faced lie but your conscience
should be clear, you did help—or
did you?
The point is: do something about
{in ambitious endeavour that seems
so big that anything you could
ci > would be small and insignificant, very likely going unnoticed.
Very likely, but anything that
might get us one step nearer our
goal is needed and vitally necessary. It doesn't have to oe money
but it would help. If not, just
talk. Bring it up in your conversation. Become a bore with a
one-track line.
Donate is a charitable word.
This is not charity. It is a dividend paying investment. The returns are in the form of enjoyment
for both the participant and observer in what can be the greatest
sports centre .in Canada, in the
form of healthier children, maybe
yours, guided in their activities
by competent physical instructors,
graduates of UBC Department of
Physical Education.
LOST—One battered red fountain pen, probably at the Commodore last Thursday afternoon. Return to D. R. Stevens, Meeh '46.
HAVE YOU ever been, or are
you "sweet sixteen and never been
kissed"? No, I thoufeht not. With
the exception of Emmy Lous and
Mary Janes who are too fat or too
thin and wear horn-rimmed glasses
(men never make passes at girls
who wear glasses), not many
people have missed the joys of
various kinds of kisses. At any
time, any place, you will And boys
(with girls) in corners, necking,
mugging or pitchen' a little woo.
What is your favorite kiss? There
are lots!
Girls with receding chins are
more often missed than kissed.
Have you a long neck? You need
it for the chin lifters. After murmuring sweet nothings in your ear,
they arrange their fist under the
place your chin should be or last
was, and begin the long journey
upward. When your chin has fln-
r.lly reached what seems to be an
altitude of 75,000 feet, the boy looks
down at you and wonders if it's
worth it. It is. After kissing you,
he lets your chin drop with a bang.
Watch out for tall men.
Are you an acrobat? If you insist on necking with a back bender
you have to be. You are saying
good-night. John decides to kiss
you. He puts an arm under your
spine and bends your back down
ot the level of his waist. It is here
you stop and wish you had taken
up adagio dancing as a child. If
you try hard, you can count the
cracks on the floor and get your
hair caught in them. In a minute
or two, John bends himself over
and gives out. When he pulls you
up, you snap several vertabrea and
pull out bits of your hair. Was it
worth it?
Are you afraid of drowning?
Yes? Then don't go out with a
smacker—you'll get wet sure as
fate. If you're both in a mugging
mood, something should be done
about it, so you kiss. Pete's a
swell guy and all that, but no
good on the kisses. He gets off to
a good start, then comes the rain.
You're settled comfortably in his
arms, his comb's knobby, his elbows sticking into your back, but
they don't count. Then he kisses
you. A wet juicy sn'ack that leaves
its imprint in the form of a little
lake. Oh well, what's a kiss anyway?
Have you ever been on a farm?
Never mind. If your latest is the
"hit and miss" kind, you've got
all the chicken you need. Bill's
got Gable beat all hollow where
love making is concerned, but
when it comes to the kiss, he's
lousy. You're all ready for the
finale. He takes you in his arms,
tells you you're lovely and you
look like Hedy Lamarr. Then he
kisses you. A slight peck on the
cheek. Maybe he thinks you're
delicate or maybe he's just a dumb
Do you shine in athletic sports?
No. Then beware of the pressers.
You and Bob are going strong
and ready for the kiss. He holds
you tightly, you're sure he's in the
cleaning and pressing business, it
must be something. When he
kisses you, you wonder if he'll
ever let go and come up for air.
How is one supposed to breath in
such cases and you can't open your
eyes—there's not room. Finally he
lets you go, your face feels like
a sidewalk after the steam rollers
have passed by. Will I ever be
normal again you wonder. I wonder too.
Do you ■till want to be kissed?
Yes, I thought so. WeU, you're
not the only one. What would you
rather do, or be kissed? There's
no answer, so Just be kissed. If
you get into difficulties, remember,
you took your chances.
SINCE THE END of World War II much has been discussed for the furtherment of future peace. Everyone seems
keenly interested in this affair—rightly so. The question of
How Can We Obtain Peace Between Nations enters every
conversation at one point.
To obtain and secure future
l>eace a world government must
be established on a framework of
laws rather than treaties between
nations. Economic problems are
ever present and would be attended to as best they could but if
such a foundation was co-ordinated between nations there would be
less likelihood of future conflicts.
One of our greatest worries today is what to do about the
'atomic' bomb. Many discussions,
arguments, and even quarrels have
ensued from this topic. Atomic
energy could be utilized to the
advancement of future civilizations rather than a menace if some
one dominating government was
installed to represent all nations
of the world.
History has shown that where
ever there were people of equal
sovereignity wars seemed inevitable. In my opinion, wars always
would develop, but if there was
one single-system of laws which
prevailed throughout the world-
then peace could and would be
inaugurated. You might say this
system has been attempted over
and over during previous generations—yes, but with one factor
missing, that is, common law.
The endangerment of world
government towards nations seems
natural of there were not a legal
order made international. In
order to obtain such an agreement
between nations there must be an
understanding between  people of
THE UBYSSEY, Tuesday, February 26, 1946, Page 3
Wife Visits UBC-Stays
To Start New Tuck Shop
WHEN LIONEL GREENWOOD, 1st year chemistry
student, brought his wife out to visit UBC one day last fall,
neither of them realized that they would soon be responsible
for adding a new feature to campus life.
But that's just  what happened,        ______^______^_____
every land as to wnat goal they
..re aiming. Such an international
legal policy would in no way, in
my opinion, create friction between national and cultural creeds.
I consider the necessary factor
in order to achieve a workable
world government is to have thesi
people of all nationalities willing
ond eager to worn and strive for
Urges Support For
StudenrTB Survey
the current TB X-Ray campaign
was strongly urged by Dr. William
Hatfield at a Pre-Med meeting
last Thursday. 'The success of
the campaign cannot be measured
until every student on the campus
has been examined," said the head
of the B.C. T.B. Clinic, explaining
that "The one or two left out may
be the ones who will spread the
A healthy normal diet is necessary for general well-being, he
•stated, although the trend in professional circles seemed to be to
study what the patient likes and
eliminate them from his diet. He
considered the normal student's
diet of "a cup of coffee for breakfast, a coke for lunch and a heavy
dinner at night" detrimental to
his health,
"One and a half million dollars
are spent annually on the treatment of a preventible disease,
costly not only in dollars but in
human suffering as well," said
Dr, Hatfield, stressing that it was
the job of every individual to
remain healthy.
SOON TO BE formed is an organization of students' wives. It's
purpose will be to bring together
thq wives of students at UBC and
further their interests end activities.
The first meeting will be a Ut
at Brock Hall on March Uth at
I pm.
AU students' wives are invited.
LOST—Brown fountain pen Mon.
Very urgent. Contact Audrey Garrard in Pub.
Prof: "What are some of the
disadvantages of missionary sals-
Student: They never get hame
to their wives.
Prof: No. If you'r a good salesman that doesn't matter.
LOST—A green blouse in a paper
bag. Please return to AMS office.
for out of that visit resulted the
construction of the University
Area Tuck Shop, at Allison and
Impressed by the need for eating and meeting places on and
near the over-crowded campus,
Mrs. Greenwood went home and
did some thinking. Her husband,
being an RCAF veteran, she had
heard lots about the cozy atmosphere of service canteens. After
talking over her plans with her
aunt, Mrs. Leo Dafoe, one of the
founders of the old Georgia Dug-
Out, Mrs, Greenwood was ready
to act,
It didn't take long for husband-
student Grenwood to see the point
so into the venture went their
It was he who helped design
the Tuck Shop with its self-help,
home-made cooking and Wurlitzer
all dear to the memory of service
canteens and parcels from home.
He'd also heard of Alberta's university Tuck Shop and incorporated some of its features in his
own business.
When it came to planning the
adjoining Old English Tea Room,
Greenwood figured It was time for
him to leave the designing to the
ladles and get back to his place
in the chem lab.
Now he's busy telling fellow
sciencemen that, while El Stuffo
may be all right for the evenings,
there's nothing like afternoon tea
—especially when it's served at his
own Tuck Shop and Tea Room.
(Continued from page 2)
a descending market wiuld be explained and the consequences
pointed out that you would be
sitting at the Caf table without
your shirt if your market calculations were upset.
The net effect of these 'do's and
don'ts' of the stock market on
these characters would probably
be dubious to say the least. They
would probably be overcome by
the dangers and intricacies of such
an undertaking with the result
that they would have dropped
their plans for maKlng a fortune
and would stil] De sicung over a
brew in the Cat.
On the otner nanu, n .r.x course
is not included in the Commerce
curriculum, people like the little
group above may be plunged into
similar schemes with the result
that they would still be in the Caf
minus their shirts and drinking
... Join Tht
We'll Meet You in the ...
For Light Lunches, Salads, Snacks
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tiddly winks and snap. This always leads
to good will between employer and employee. In order to insure a steady turnover
of goods, the company should copyright a
slogan such as 'A Kiss a Day Will Wipe the
Lipstick Away,' and so another lot will have
to be applied.   This policy has health draw-
(Continued from page 2)
backs, but once T.B. (tobacco and booze) is
controlled bugs will not be feared and kissing will be quite alright. We will have to
apply lipstick on Eskimoes noses, though,
for they make love by breathing down one
another's nasal passages. On top of all this
. .. Mining of gold in Canada must not cease.
What is Statistics I? Why do Commerce students plod a south by
.south-east course towards the Aggie fields every day of the week
heading into a blinding snowstorm? Have commercemen taken
up Ploughing 1 or Egg Laying 13?
At last the secret is to be divulged.
These lonely souls are in quest
of knowledge. Situated in picturesque surroundings between a
dairy barn and a chicken house,
is the Statistics I laboratory, in
which students learn to manipulate comptometers, calculators and
adding machines. Here they are
taught  'large question mark), the
practical end of Stat.  1.
As a student in this particular
field of endeavour, I find myself
ir. as much of a daze as any other
student at university. Take Index
Number construction for example.
Personally I don't think Indexes
are ever constructed, rather I believe that they are thrown together.
Then there is a formula known
u Fisher's Ideal Index. It Is ideal
in the sense that If you wish to
stump a student, ask the "ideal"
question; "Explain Fisher's Index"!
Away back when, some professor, who had nothing better to do,
call   this   the   Least   Understood
Al this brings me to the moving
averages. The main trouble with
these is that they move so fast
nobody has yet caught one. I have
heard rumours that the instructor
has one on display ln a cage in
his office. Search as I may, I
can't find the hut in which his
office is located. Perhaps the mov«
ing average has become too violent
and has moved—hut and all!
thought out a method for finding
the basal diameter of snail eggs.
This method he called the Least
Squares Method, because the eggs
practical end of Stat I.
In conclusion I would like to
warn all students who contemplate taking Statistics I, alias Economics 12, to prepare yourselves
with a compass, a large scale map
of the campus and an intense desire for learning.
Oh yes, I almost forgot, a flashlight and a LARGE hinch pall-
It may be advisable to bring along
a St. Bernard dog equipped with
a small cask. AU these are prerequisites for Stat 1.
Was that a moving average I
saw disappearing ln the direction
of the Ladies Room? I must rush
and find out!
And.... For That Special Occasion ....
Teas Served Every Day ... Dinners To Order
Catering to Bridge and Dancing Parties
Phone for Reservations
5700 University Boulevard — At Allison  Alma 1679 Tuesday, February 26, 1946
Page 4
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
side Ii
me s
WITH A WEEK-END of sport which saw little excitement other than the Thunderbird basketballers' two century
scores, sport fans are looking to this coming Saturday as one
of the biggest days in sport the university has ever seen.
The McKechnie Cup rugger match in the Stadium promises to bring out a record crowd of 10,000 to see Varsity pitted
against the strong Vancouver Lions in the final Cup match.
A win for the Blue and Gold will tie the series up with
Vancouver, Victoria and Varsity each with two wins, in
which case the historic trophy would remain in our halls for
another year, as Varsity are the present holders.
Varsity defeated Victoria in the opening game of the
current race, only to drop two tough games, one to Victoria
and one to Vancouver, so Captain Bud Spiers will be leading
his team in an all-out effort to "Cop the Cup."
Conference Title At Stake
The same evening the Thunderbird basketballers entertain the
College of Puget Sound Loggers in
a very crucial game which will
decide the Conference title. At
present the Thunderbirds are
leading the Conference with eight
wins and one loss (the latter, that
Willamette night-mare), but suddenly find themselves in a precarious position.
It seems that the Loggers have
lost two games, but as they play
12 games in the schedule to the
Birds' 10, they have the opportunity of taking the title by winning the final game (the Conference title being decided on a
percentage of wins and losses).
And don't underrate these CPS
Loggers, they are the best Conference team the Thunderbirds
have met. In the one game played
a few weeks ago the 'Birds won
65-47. However, this score hardly
represents the play. With only
ten minutes remaining in the game
the score read 42-37. It was at
this point that Ron Weber went
on a scoring spree, aided by
Sandy Robertson, to make it appear an easy win. So the Puget
Sound Loggers will come north
with but one idea—to beat the
'Birds and take the title back witi
them. It promises to be one of
the best games of the year, with a
packed house assured.
Dominoes Vs Thunderbirds!
Therein lies a headline which
wiil please the eyes of the sports
hungry public of Vancouver and
Victoria. Yes, the long-awaited and
much speculated Victoria Dominoes
—Thunderbird basketball series is
tentatively on, with the best of
five series due to start in Vancouver March 22-23.
With both teams rated the
strongest in years it appears to be
a natural if ever there was one.
Ihe Dominoes with a line-up
which boasts such perennlol stars
as Ralph Baker, "Porky" Andrews, Chuck Chapman, Doug
Peden, Hank Rowe, Art Chapman
and "Busher" Jackson they will
match their experience against
the youthful Thunderbirds' speed.
Both teams have had unusually
successful seasons, and the series
will undoubtedly revive the battles of former years which saw the
two clubs so evenly matched. Sport
fans throughout the province have
been crying for this classic, so
they'll be clamouring to get tickets.
With this in mind, and the limited capacity of our local gym, it
is hoped to stage the two games
at the forum where upwards of
6,000 fans could be accommodated.
Varsity's share nf the gate receipts
will go to the WAR MEMORIAL
are now being completed for the
series which should be the classic
of the sports year!
Just by way of a warm-up for
this series Coach Bob Osborne is
trying to arrange a two-game
series on the campus with either
Washington Huskies or Oregon
State Beavers for March 15 and 16.
One Man's Opinion
The question often asked —
"Are the present Thunderbirds
the best basketball team they have
had in these parts throughout the
years? How do they compare with
the lliunderblrds of 1937 or 1941,
or the Vancouver Maple-Leafs of
1940?" Each of these teams won
the Canadian title In the above
years. Ill go out on the limb and
pick the present edition of the
Blue and Gold. Reasons? The
three S's—namely Speed, Superior
Shooting and Second String
Strength! Prospects point to another super team next year with
the return of Kermode, Weber,
Nichol, McOeer, Sykes and Mc-
Kenzie from this year's team.
Comers who'll be fighting for spots
on the team are Bob Haas, Herb
Capozzi, Fred Bossons, Dave
Campbell, and Gerry Stevenson of
the Chiefs. And dont count out
one of Pat McGeer's Inter B's—
Selman by name. ... It should be
another big year, with possible
intersection games across the
States. Who knows, maybe we'll
see the Thunderbirds appearing in
Madison Square Gardens in New
York next season. . . . Quoting
Royal Brougham, Sports Editor of
the Seattle Post-Intelligencer—"Is
the best basketball team in the
Northwest Idaho, Oregon State,
Alpines or what?—Up north they
insist the club deserving that distinction is the University of British Coulmbia lliunderblrds, and
point with pride to their record as
proof."   Interesting!
Condition, or the lack of it, was
the key note at the B.C. Swimming
Championships held at the Crystal
Pool last Saturday night w<hen the
VASC swam off with a lion's share
of victories.
The Thunderbirds, definitely at
a loss because of their short training period, were saved from obscurity by the efforts of Lew At-
well and Jack Turner who placed
third in the backstroke and breast-
stroke respectively.
Percy Norman's coaching ability
again came to the fore with his
star mermaid, Irene Strong, bettering the previous Canadian record for the 100-yard Junior Girls'
Ereaststroke by 3:4 seconds.
Mermaid Strong is due out on
the campus next year along with
Nora Kirkpatrick. Nora upset the
starry Shirley Muir Saturday night
in the 100-yard Senior Backstroke,
and will form a valuable asset to
next year's UBC team.
Other starry members of the
Norman-coached squad due on the
campus next fall include a representation from the mermen with
Teddy Wilson, who equalled the
senior   men's   50-yard   backstroke
record Saturday night, and Hal
Brodie listed among those expected. These boys will also be valuable assets for future teams.
Last Saturday's rivals will be
compatriots when the Varsity
Club and the VASC get together
March 9th for a combined effort to
boost the Memorial Gym Fund.
This combined effort will result
in the largest Swimming Night
ever seen in the city with everything listed in the aquatic line
from fancy swimming to water
polo. The water polo will star
Coach Percy himself.
Abo slated for this Swimming
Night is the Inter-University
Telegraph Gala, where the competition is the stop watch and all
results are telegraphed to a central body for comparison.
With more conditioning, Varsity-
splashers will be able to give the
other universities a good run for
their money. '
Slated for the team on March 9
are Don Deans, Don Morrison, Jim
Hawthorn, Pete Townsent, Lou
Atwell, Jack Turner, Chick Turner,
Archie Byers, Jim Marshall, Dick
Ellis and Wilson.
Take Time Out To Raise Funds
For UBC's War Memorial Gym
UBC's SENIOR A Chieftains are playing the roll of host
today at noon when they meet the Chocolate Coeds at 12:30
in the gym. The tilt will be a benefit affair in aid of the
Gymnasiupm Fund.   A collection will be taken at the door.
The invading gals have a record behind them without a
single loss to a women's team since way back in '36. In
their tilts with men's teams across the States, they have
come through with their share of the victories. The Chiefs
will have to work hard to come up with another win.
The Coeds feature a little gal by        "~—-"""————^—————■
the name of Helen 'Streamline'
Smith who towers seven feet into
the heavens. Known as the Atomic
Bomb of femme hoop, the starry
centere has been a great help to
the team since she joined the aggregation. She has never had less
than 30 points in a women's game.
The starry All-American quintet
should be well worth seeing. The
speedy passing plays of the team
are started by their smooth forwards, Bernice Marshall, and Betty Washington. Although Bernie
is only five feet tall, she is fast
and tricky in all her plays. She
i;; an Ohio All-State gal.
And then there is Vi Casey,
another All-American and Harriet
Hnmson who, like Vi, is playing
her first year with the team.
"Harry" was with the Chicago
All-Stars last year ond is best
known for her tricky footwork.
But then she is also playing her
eighth year with the Coeds and
has been an All-American for six
of those eight years. The young
guard also plays a mean game of
softball and knows a little about
the fifty-yard dash which means
about six seconds flat to her.
The Chiefs will be featuring
their regular lineup of stars Bob
Haas, Fred Bossons, Dave Campbell, Len Letham, Herb Capozzi,
Gerry Stevenson, Pete McGeer,
Ken Thomas will all be in there
to see what this is all about. It
should be a thriller.
THE IMPERIAL Cup finals between Varsity and Vancouver
Uniteds was left unfinished for
another week as rain took over
and stopped the game Saturday
afternoon. ..Both teams were set
to play and the field was In playable condition at 2:30, so the game
got under way. But by half-time
the sidelines were no longer visible, and the referee was forced
to call the game.
Fortnuately there was no score
at the breather and all parties
concerned were agreeable to postponing the crucial game until next
The flnal Imperial Cup game will
not be played on the campus as
a Visitors' Day attraction, since
cup games must be played on
neutral grounds. ..However, there
will be a soccer game on the top
field as UBC plays host to Pro-
Rec Maple Leafs In a regular
league game.
Practices as u*ual for both teams
tills afternoon at 3:39 and also
tomorrow at noon.
UBC Hockey XI
Laces Varsity
DESPITE somewhat inclement
conditions UBC and Varsity gave
a brilliant display of grass hockey
in their battle for leadership in the
City Hockey League last Saturday.
Varsity opened in fine style.
Within five minutes Arnold Green-
ius passed  up the wing to Tony
Oldtimers   2   110 2    1
Varsity     3   111 8    7
UBC 3   111 8    8
East Indians  2   0   11 8   10
Kanic. Ned Larson, waiting at the
back of the circle took the pass,
giving the UBC defence no chance.
Shortly  afterwards Don Greive
scored Varsity's second goal on a
scrimmage in front of the net.
Unperturbed by the score, UBC
began to settle down at this point.
On a pass from Les Bullen, Herb
Gasperdone moved in from his left
wing position and scored UBC's
first counter.
The second half witnessed a
complete change. UBC adopted
tne long-swinging passing plays
usesd to such good effect by Varsity earlier. Tom Wilkinson, who
suffered an ankle injury a few
weeks ago, tied up ths score for
UBC during the first minutes of
the second phase.
Continuing the pressure Herb
Gasperdone, on a pass from Art
Hill scored what was to prove the
decidi"g goal for UBC In the flnal
score 3-2,
Chiefs Nipped
In First Final
took the first step Saturday night
towards the City Senior A championship when they downed a
fighting squad of Chieftains from
UBC by a score of 36-33.
To say the least, the score was
low. This simple fact is true
mainly because the Students were
scared to raise an arm to shoot.
Referees Gummy Leach and Ted
Milton had just a little trouble
keeping the two teams in hand.
Both teams put up a do-or-die
fight and the result was plenty of
close-checking and fouls.
Both teams ran a neck and neck
fight from wire to wire with the
Pic-Rates getting the breaks at the
time when it counted most. They
had a one point lead when they
stopped at the quarter way mark.
Thc fighting Thunderohicks kept
up the pace throughout the next
canto to leave the floor at the
half way mark on the bad end of
a one point deficit.
After the breather, the Piemen
came out with a vengeance and
just happened to hit the hemp for
an additional three points more
than the Chieftains could free an
arm- for. Although the Blue and
Gold squad managed to knock one
piont off the board in the final
quarter, that was the best that
tley could do.
All the Stuednts scored during
and Len Letham were the high
men with seven points apiece.
Andesron and Hudson had eight
each for the Pirates.
The Chiefs will be out to even
things up Wednesday night when
they meet the Pirates on the Students' home floor. The follows
figure that on their own floor and
with the help of the Students'
cheering section they should be
rble to send the Piemen away
. screaming.
Leading XV's Cop
Weekend Battles
THE BIG THREE in the local
rugger race for the Miller Cup
had a good week-end as Varsity,
Varsity Vets and Meralomas all
chalked up wins in their Saturday
The best game of the day resulted in a 'Lorna victory over
UBC at the Stadium. Bruises and
lumps were the order of the day
with both sides having troubles on
the wet field.
The only trouble for the winning
teams at Brockton Point Saturday
was in keeping up with the score.
Varsity stopped Ex-Brits to the
tune of 21-0 and squelched any
hopes Ex-Brits had of bettering
their position. The newcomers
did a very able job and the boys
really clicked.
Varsity Vets went seven points
better in their score and set the
tally at 28-0 in their match with
the Rowers. The Rowers were also
benefitting from a Vets' spare
when they could not fiield a complete team.
With the game of the season due
this Saturday, the last scheduled
game for the McKechnie Cup, it is
hoped that the scoring of the two
teams is an indication of their
scoring against the Lions.
Badminton Meet
Opens Thursday
VARSITY'S crew of eight will
commence play in the Vancouver
Invitational Tourney held at the
Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club, Thursday night.
Representing UBC will be the
regular league team players:
Audrey Crease, Nancy Ralne, Lois
Reid, Barbara Twizzell, Jim Watt,
Darryl Thompson, Ken Meredith,
and Murray Creighton.
Semi-finals will be played Friday night when all proceeds from
tickets sold will go to the Memorial Gym Fund,
«   *   •
MEETING-Wed. Feb. 27 noon,
Arts 101. Students from Chiliiwack.
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ACTION APLENTY — Next Saturday afternoon promises to provide the stage for
scenes like the one above when the Varsity Reps don the Blue and Gold to tangle with the
powerful Vancouver Reps in the crucial game of the McKechnie Cup series. Spectators
are warned to reach the stadium early since a prospective crowd of 10,000 is in the offing.
Three Scoring Records Blasted
By Luke Moyls
NO, THE END OF THE WORLD hasn't come yet, but the College of Idaho basketball team may have thought that the skies dropped through when UBC's Thunderbirds almost
drowned the visiting Coyotes with scores of 124-33 and 110-38 last Friday and Saturday nights.
Scoring records were blasted completely in the initial contest, Sandy Robertson netting
19 points in the first half and 21 in the second to set a new individual mark of 40 counters.
The total score of 157 also shattered the mark set in the Whidbey Island contest when UBC
won by an 82-63 count.   •
The twin win consolidated the
'Birds in top spot in the Pacific
Northwest Inter-Cellegiate Conference, but they still have to defeat the College of Puget Sound
Loggers again this Saturday in
cider to take the title.
The Tacoma team meets the
Idaho quintet in a two game
series this week before travelling
north to the UBC campus for the
final Northwest Conference tilt of
the season.
Since the Loggers will have
played 12 games and UBC only 10,
the Puget Sound five could still
win the crown by beating UBC
this Saturday. They would win
on percentage with 10 points and
2 losses, while the Thunderbirds
woud have a record of 8 and 2.
So this contest will be the most
crucial test of all for the local
hoop gang. Realizing the importance of the battle, the Loggers are
in top shape and will arrive here
Friday to become acclimatized and
accustomed to the UBC Gym.
IDAHO-Hedley 8, Skelton 3, Donat 2 Coupe 2, Young 9, Grant 8,
Peterson 1, Berry, Stanwood,
Whitman.   Total 33.
UBC—Robertson 40, Kermode 21,
Weber 17, McGeer 15, Bakken 8,
Nichol 11, Clarkson 4, McKenzie 6,
Henderson 2. Total 124.
IDAHO-Hedley 2, Skelton 11,
Donat 2, Coupe 5, Young 12, Grant
2, ePterson, Berry 2, Stanwood 2,
Whitman.   Total 38.
UBC—Robertson 26, Kermode 13,
Weber 12, McGeer 22, Bakken 18,
Franklin 4, Clarkson 15, McKenzie,
Henderson.   Total 110.
•   •   »
MEETING — A Pre-Pharmacy
organization meeting will be held
Wed., Feb. 27, in Arts 104 at 12:30.
»   •   *
MEETING—General meeting of
all members of Archery Club 12:30
Tuesday Feb 26, in Arts 103.
Tapp Paces Varsity Divoters
Over Water-Drenched Course
Championship got away to a wet
start on Sunday when 25 of Varsity's best swingers splashed their
way around the University links
in an effort to get a score in the
low sixteen that will qualify for
the playoffs.
Malcolm Tapp, the Powell River
'Pounder," was the best mudder
in the field. After an erratic first
nine, Tapp sailed the homeward
route by a birdie three on the
tricky sixteenth. With his 40 on
th'j first nine, his score of 76 was
the day's best.
Bob Plommer, who seemed to be
spending most of his time putting,
shot a fairly steady 77 in spite of
a costly 6 on the seventeenth, and
placed one stroke back of the
leader. Dick Hanley in third
place, was the only man to make
the first nine eqsy; but he took a
big six on the eleventh and wound
up with a 78.
Bunched at 79 were Dave Dale,
Ormie Hall, and Jack Dornan, all
of whom got off to a bad start but
buckled down to piay some nice
golf on the usually tougher back
The other ten qualifiers in order
were: Hans Swinton 82, Jimmy
Allan 82, Bob Esplen 82, Don Dunn
83. Bob Wright 85, Bob Reid 86,
Don Carmichael 87, Reg Clarkston
87, J. R. Minty 87, Charlie Duncan 88.
The playoffs will begin immediately with the draw posted on the
quad notice board, matches to be
played by the date stated thereon.
VARSITY'S senior gal hoopers
downed Port Alberni Intermediate*
29-21 in a prelim cage game at
Varsity gym Saturday night.
The Islanders started fast, with
a rougher type of play than the
Co-eds were used to, and led at
half-time by a 19-17 count. In
the third canto, Varsity evened
the score at 19-all, and surged
ahead in the final frame to outscore the visitors 10-2.
Pat Gardiner was high scorer
for the Co-eds with 10 points,
followed by Audrey McKim with
eight and Nora McDermot't with
A Good Thing
A Chest X-Ray
Your best Protection against TB is a Chest X-ray
Now — while you still feel well and look well.
Make Your X~ray Appointment Today
At Student Health Service — Hut 2


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