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 The Daily Ubyssey
Vol. XXX
No. 9
LOUNGE of the Nurses' Home at 12th Ave. and Heather \6
another section of the campus where students gather to pour
over the contents of The Daily Ubyssey. Shown reading the
lastest issue are student nurses June Hodges, Hilda Riddel 1,
Shelagh Wheeler, Bev Chalmers and Jene Butler.
UBC's Smallest Faculty
Receives Daily Ubyssey
The Daily Ubyssey is going to be delivered to another
corner of our campus as of tomorrow. That corner is the home
of our smallest faculty, to be found around 12th and Heather
and housed under the roofs of the Vancouver General Hospital.
For here can be found some fifty ♦— — ———
time goes by, they are presented with
students who still pay their fees to
their Alma Mater, still listen eagerly
to the news of the campus, still follow proudly the battles of UBC's
football and basketball teams.
These girls represent, the third,
fourth, and fifth years of the Applied Science course in Nursing.
After two years at UBC, or three in
the case of double deyree students,
the girls enter the hospital as innocent little "probies", don starched
blue uniforms, black shoes and
stockings, and minus a cap settle
down to three solid months of studying.
But it isn't long before these girls
are   working   on   the   wards  and   as
Stainsby Makes
Last Pix Call
This week is the last chance for
freshmen to get their pictures taken
for the Totem, according to Don
Stainsby, editor. ■
Appointment lists are posted in the
Quad, and Stainsby asks all freshman
to sign up as soon as possible to avoid
a last-minute rush.
The pictures cost $1.50. For this
amount the student gets his picture
in the class section of the yearbook,
and also receives a mounted 4x6 portrait which will be delivered to the
campus   well  before  Christmas.
The pictures are taken in the Publications Studio, in Club hut A, behind Brock Hall, by J. C. Walberer,
the Totem photographer.
Upper year arts, including Home Ec,
Commerce and Physical Education
will  commence  next  week.
Police Attempt
To Relieve Jam
Action is being taken to relieve
the traffic congestion at the corner
of the Mall and University Boulevard caused by the large number of
cars, over 1200, that converge on that
point   every   morning.
Co-operation of students is being
sought by Constable Dowling of the
n.C.    Police.   University   Detachment.
Constable Dowling requests thai
cii's use the alternative route. This
is about a quarter of a mile past
agronomy road, now used by most of
the motorists, and will bring drivers
to tin- north end of the main parking lot.
their cap, "big bib", white shoes and
stockings, and a black velevet band
for their cap. After this last adornment, these "seniors" are ready for
their  R.N.  examinations.
And then in their last year, these
Registered Nurses will be seen back
at Varsity, too old to be Freshettes,
bu definitely with that same confused air about them as they travel
around  our changing campus.
Although the Nurses in the hospital
may be well isolated from their faculty friends on the campus, they
manage to keep a united organization through the monthly meetings
of the Nurses Undergraduate Society
held at the hospital. One of the results of just such an NUS meeting
can be seen at Varsity this week as
the campus nurses are wearing their
uniforms in support of the Red Cross
Blood Drive.
Another undertaking of the student body as a whole is that of their
annual Carnival, this year to be held
on the 25th of November. Last year,
it was successful to the point of raising over a thousand dollars toward
a recreation centre for student nurses.
But the lives of student nurses ai
not all work and no play, for off-
duty hours in the residences can bo
full of fun. This year, facilities are
available for a night of badminton
and a night of swimming every week
at Canadian Memorial. Annual dances are held for each class, and four
twelve o'clock passes a month with
a sleep-out privilege once a week
make outside entertainment attainable.
Throughout the term, the girls mix
work and play in proportions that
make the life of student nurses full
of excitement. They are most certainly a part of the great family at
UBC Students Sign Up
As Blood Dri
As Monday, October 13, Is Thanksgiving Day. the University of British
Columbia will bc closed from Saturday, October 11th to Monday, October
13th, inclusive.
Sciencemen Hit
By Mean Thief
A pilferer who operates in the halls
of the UBC Science building while
students are in class gets the University nomination for meanest of he
The thief struck Saturday while students were in a fourth floor laboratory. He made off with $25 in cash and
an Engineer's valuable slide rule.
The loot was obtained from books
and coats left on the top of lockers
while students were in the "lab."
Nelda   Ozol,   third   year  Chemistry
student, reported her purse contain
ing  cash  and   compact  missing,  and
Engineer  Douglas  McCawley  missed
an $18.50 slide rule.
The purse had been stolen from its
hiding place in the arm of Miss Ozol's
Yesterday a drive began on the campus to register
every student for one blood donation. The Red Cross,
which sponsors the appeal, hold so highly student responsibility they have turned the entire organization of the
campaign over to the students themselves and every piece
of activity up to the actual drawing of blood has been undertaken by your fellow students.
The blood is needed to pave that broad new highway „
of health that Medical Science is building for our society.
In post-natal cases, in traffic and industrial accidents, for
shock and particular cases of anaemia the blood you volunteer will endow the physician's hands with the gift of life.
Particularly, will it aid the surgeon, whose skilled fingers
and sharp scalpel seek to save life by hazarding amongst
the blood streams, and it will bring as great a boon to the
operating room as did Asepsis and Anasthesia in the nineteenth century.
The Red Cross Mobile Unit will appear on the campus
twenty times between October 14th and November 20th.
It will examine every volunteer's ability to give blood before it accepts his offer. Your fellow students are asking
you to register this week as a volunteer in the blood donor
drive. Your contribution is useful and necessary. It will
be used to save a human life.
Rosemary Hodgins
Chairman, Blood Donor Committee
George Hopping Appointed
Lecturer In Zoology Department
Appointment of George Hopping as lecturer in Forest
Entomology in the UBC Department of Zoology, was approved
by the Board of Governors this week.
Mr.   Hopping,   a   member   of   the
et To Hear
Mrs. W. Rupp
Mrs. Wesley Rupp, first president
cf the UBC chapter of Phrateres, is
to be guest speaker at a banquet of
alumni members in The Brock, Tuesday, October 14, at 5.30 p.m.
Mrs. Rupp, now an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work
at UBC, was president of the UBC
chapter  in 1934-35.
Tickets, selling at 50c, must be
bought before the banquet, and will
be on sale Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday noon hours at Phrateres board.
A special train is being chartered to make the trek
to Bellingham when the Thunderbird footballers play
Western Washington State Teachers.
Special boxes have been placed in the Brock and the
Auditorium and students interested in making the trip
are asked to leave their names immediately.
Fare for the trip will be $2.50 return. The train will
will leave on 4:30 on Saturday and return the same evening.
Mr. Hopping, a
Dominion Entomology Service for
25 years and head of the Forest Insect
Division laboratory at Vernon, is on
loan from the Dominion Service to
initiate the teaching of Forest Entmol-
ogy  at  the  University.   , ,
A sum of $25,000 has been provided
by two Vancouver business firms to
cover developments in this subject
during the next five years, Dr. W.A.
Clemens, head of the Department of
Zoology  announced.   ,
The new lecturer, who specialized
in forest pest control work throughout central B.C. and the national
parks in the province, won his degree
of B.Sc. in Forestry from Oregon
State University and a further degree
of M.Sc, from Iowa State University.
"We aim to train not only forestry
eudents," declared Dr. Clemens, "but
in addition we plan to develop research workers in the Forest Entomology field. The Department of
Zoology plans to carry the work
through in the specialized graduate
research  training."
Only 481 UBC students signed their intention to make
a blood donation Monday as the Red Cross Blood Transfusion
service launched a week-long drive for 3000 student donors
President,   N.A.M.   MacKenzie   led    <•/-
the procession as one of the first to
sign.    He  will  ask  the members  of
the faculty to support the campaign
Paper lapel tags announcing that
"I have volunteered my blood to the
Red Cross" will mark all students
who  have signed  up.
The actual donations will be made
on the campus between October 14
and November 20.
Meanwhile .a committee of students
led by Rosemary Hodgins is directing
the work of nearly 200 volunteer
workers on the campus.
All nursing students have been
conscripted to assist in the drive and
will wear their uniforms during the
Dave Comparelli has arranged for
the American football team to make
a mass donation after the current
series of games is ovar.
Campus officials are rallying to
the drive sparked by a statement of
president Grant Livingstone.
"The Red Cross has asked UBC
to make up a 3000 pint deficiency in
its blood bank estimates this fall.
"If we succeed, as we must, our
support of this great humanitarian
service will reflect more credit and
bring more honor and acclaim to our
university from the whole of British
Columbia than would any other act
of the student body this year."
Russ Aiming
fit Pakistan
Prof Says
Russia may attempt to "work
up a kinship" with the newly-
formed government in Pakistan, Professor C. Sanford of
Department of English and
former British army officer in
India told the members of the
International Relations Club,
k There are a half-million Hindus in
Russia and a great percentage of
Mohammedans, he said. Professor
Sanford pointed out that Russia sent
delegates to the Indian Institute on
Asiatic Affairs Conference last spring.
"Russia doesn't send out delegates
for nothing,"  he warned,
Russia has always been "on the
lookout for a -warm-weather port",
he said. Karachi is "about one thousand miles over roads" from Russia.
In the next few months, Canada
will be exposed to propaganda for
the Indian Congress and the Moslem
League, he declared.
"It is in the interests of the Congress to get North American sympathy."
UBC Man Attending
China Medical School
Overcrowded medical colleges in Canada last year drove
many UBC pre-med graduates far afield in search of medical
studies, but none went quite so far from his home campus as
Bruce Smith (Arts '47) a Phi Gamma Delta.
With graduation approaching last
May Smith began investigating the
medical school setup. Like other
aspiring doctors all he heard was
the too familiar brush-off, "Sorry,
overcrowded.    Perhaps    next   year."
Smith had little hope of gaining
admittance to a medical school. Then
through a friend in Shanghai he
heard of an American College, Union
Medical School, at Peiping, which
was not overcrowded and might accept  students  from  Canada,
He immediately applied for entrance
and was advised that if he "happened to be in Shanghai during the
summer" it might be worthwhile
dropping around for an interview.
The   letter   informing   him   of   this
Announce Premed
Test For Vets
Third and fourth year student veterans who seek to enter a medical
school next fall term are strongly
advised to submit to the Professional
Appitude Test of the Association of
American Colleges.
This statement was issued Uist week
by Dr. C. E. Dolman, head of the
Department of Bacteriology and Preventive  Medicine.
The aptitude test may bc written
at the University of British Columbia
on Ocober 25. Final date of registration  for the exam is October  11.
These persons who for some adequate reason cannot be present for
examination on this date may be
examined on February 2, 1948. Any
applicant who takes the test in
October will not be allowed to rewrite it in February. Examinations
fee for either exam is five dolars.
For further details respecting the
purpose and general character of this
test, students are referred to Dr.
W. G. Black of the Student's Counselling   Service.
carried a stamp valued at 4800 Chinese dollars.
With a little more hope, Smith appealed again, stressing the urgency
of the situation. College authorities
answered with a note of polite discouragement.
Political, financial, and food conditions    were    anything    but    good.
Finally, three weeks ago, the letter
was followed by a wire adivsing
Smith  he had been  accepted.
The rest wa seasier. The Chinese
Consul co-operated in getting the
necessary   passport   and   papers   in
But transportation by boat was out
of the question at that late date.
The earliest boat would not dock in
Shanghai before October 10, and by
that time medical courses would be
well advanced, He was fortunate
enough to get passage by an American
airlane, and left Seattle on September 21 on a one-day flight to the
Chinese   city.
Union Medical College is American
endowed and operated, and, Smith
reports, is well-equipped in all important requirements. The course
offered is accredited, covering four
ten-month terms.
Excellent facilities are offered by
the college hospital where Smith intends to interne. Because of the
short vacation periods it is unlikely
he will see his home in Vancouver
for five years.
One inescapable difficulty confronted Smith in Seattle. He could
take only 66 pounds of baggage. A
gladstone bag and typewriter took
forty-seven  pounds  o  fthc allotment.
He left with a little player that
somehow, sometime, his trunks would
catch   up   to  him. PAGE 2
Tuesday, October 7, 1941
The Daily Ubyssey
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF    -     -     -     -     DONALD FERGUSON
GENERAL STAFF: Copy Editor, Ron Haggart; News Editor,   Tore   Larssen;   Features   Editor,   George   Robertson,
Photography Director, Bob Cave; Sports Editor, Chick Turner.
Now that the smoke has cleared and the
passions subsided the engineers' motion of
last Thursday's general meeting of the AMS
might bear a little closer investigation
The whole thing started two weeks ago
when the boys' social budget failed to receive
council sanction. The boys did not like this.
When the present council took over at
the beginning of the summer they faced an
extremely critical financial problem, that of
near bankruptcy. After spending the entire
summer juggling the budgets they came up
with the solution in the fiscal policy presented
Thursday. Unfortunately this policy called
for a slash in social expenditures ... a slash
that was equitable for all faculties and that
contained a sliding scale for faculties where
there was greater attendance at functions.
This meant a decrease in the AMS monies
devoted to the boys' social functions.
Be that as it may, the boys were not
satisfied and agitated for their executive to
take action.
A large sign posted in Ap. Sc. 100 sums
up their attitude. We quote:
October 2 is red sweater day
Wear 'em
The engineers pay the AMS $37,500
The gym fund gets $5000
The AMS gives the EUS $1700
What happens to the other $30,000
In the first place, since there are 2500 of
the boys,  the  gym  fund  gets  $12,500,  but
we'll let that pass.
In the second place, judging from this
message the boys take no part in campus
athletics, reap no benefits from the Players
Club, the Mussoc, the bands, any of the special events nor any of the minor clubs. Also
they never read the Daily Ubyssey nor the
Anyhow,   this  was  the   attitude   facing
Ron Grantham, president of the EUS. There
was, of course, nothing that could be done
about the budget and Grantham knew it as
well as anyone. There simply was no more
money. If the budget passed then the fiscal
policy must fail and council would have to
We believe that in order to placate his
boys, Grantham drafted his motion to attack
council on the ground that they had enforced
their fiscal policy before it had received
student OK.
Actually what he meant was that council
should have shelved his budget to be vetoed
after the general meeting instead of vetoing
it right off ... a small point but in a way
This, unfortunately was not at all we'll
understood at the time. The entire issue was
so confused that nobody understood what
was coming off . . . most notably the boys.
Grantham was left alone with the full
responsibility of defending his motion. Tha
only other one of the boys to speak was a
J. Ellington who made the timeless remark
that the boys "weren't interested in five
symphony concerts and all that riff raff" on
which council had been squandering their
money. A little negative, Mr. Ellington.
In the heat of the argument Grantham
evidentally became flustered and contradicted himself several times until finally he lost
even the full support of the mob of boys (with
red sweaters as per instruction) who had
come to see that right was done. Result—
total confusion and the motion failed to pass.
In any event, the adventure is over. The
boys' budget is law and nothing can be done
about it.
Tlie net result of the whole thing is that
council and the student body at large gained
a little information on what goes on in the
scienceman's brain and missed their l:30's.
Small Mercies
(This is not intended as a substitute
for A. J. Ayer's 'The Concept of Freedom'
The utilitarian spokesman for 19th century English liberalism saw individual freedom as the ability to do what one chooses.
Implicit in this belief is the assumption that
the individual can be trusted to know what
he himself desires. Some philosophers, unwilling to accept this as axiomatic, attempted
to draw a distinction between what men
think they will and what they really will.
Rousseau differentiated the general will
of Society from the individual wills of its
members. And made compliance with the
general will the criterion of freedom. The
criminal being dragged unwillingly to his execution was being forced to be free. Hegel
thought this general will somewhat nebulous
inasmuch as nobody could be definitely said
to exercise it, so he made it over to the
ownership of the State. Thus man's liberty
consisted in complete subservience to authority. Conscious of the paradox implicit in this
statement .i.e. that in surrendering to the will
of superior authority a man is really obeying
himself) the authoritarians went a step
further, and stated that there was actually
no paradox, for the State or its embodiment,
the Dictator, was in some mysterious way
the subject in disguise.
This type of thought is not wholly absent
from the body of democratic thought, which
implies that, for a man to be governed by an
assembly in the election of which he can
participate ,is really equivalent to his governing himself. Even if the member one votes for
should go to the assembly as one of the
numerically superior party, and there become the promoter of legislation, it is still not
true that the acts of that assembly, to which
the member belongs, are really the acts of
the voter, even though he( the voter) might
approve of those acts. Even granting that
the anarchist alternative of individual self-
government may not be practicable, it is a
piece of nonsense for the politician to tell
the voter that he really does govern himself,
when he really does not (witness the 80th
congress). The nonsense is even more pronounced under a dictator ship.
To return to the view that the freedom of
the individual is measured by his power to
do what he himself wills. Freedom of choice
implies the ability to act in a manner other
than one does, if one should so choose. There
must be a field of choice. Thus one must consider the factors governing choice, for a restriction of the field of choice is automatically
a limitation of freedom,       ,
Among the chief factors restricting
choice are Poverty and Ignorance—factors
which are not always independent one of
the other.
The freedom of contract which the utilitarian sought to establish between the worker
and the employer was an illusion so long as
one party was economically at the mercy of
the other.
Ignorance is restrictive of freedom as it
causes people to make choices which they
would not have made if they had seen the full
implications of that choice.
But every educational ssytem, whether
by intention or not, is to some degree tendentious. "The dictator who claims that he represents the will of his people may eventually
be justified, if he takes sufficiant care to
condition them in such a way that they come
(Continued  on  Page  3)
Dear Sir:
Have you ever had an Editor-in-
Chief of The Daily Ubyssey as your
patient in hospital?
I have.
Do you think that he was a model
of courage and consideration? No, he
was not.
Did he accept the inevitable "shot"
of penicillin with fortitude? Are you
After he had his appendix out, it
was my questionable privilege to
awaken said E-in-C every three
hours during th night and say, "Mr.?,
it is time to give you your dose of
In his politest tone he would answer, "Get the devil out of here."
"Get the devil out of here."
(Never before had I ever been
treated with such respct and courtesy.)
After he had been given this treatment, it took three internes, two
orderlies, and myself to hold him
down, he would guiltily go back to
sleep yelling, "I need a sleeping pill."
Following a successful recovery
said E-in-C suggested that the nurree
(who are affiliated with UBC) do
some writing for The Daily Ubyssey.
This is my contribution — do you
approve, Mr.E-in-C?
A "happy as hell that you are gone
and  hope  that  you  won't  be  back"
Ed. Note.   Vm a bad boy.
Dear Sir:
The report in Friday's issue of The
Daily Ubyssey of my remarks at the
AMS meting contain a misinterpretation which I wish to correct.
My phrase which is quoted, "capable of withstanding the ideas" did
not refer solely to Communists, but
to all political parties, the idea being
that students are adults who will not
be carried away unreasonably by
any   poliical   speech   making.
The context of this quoted phrase,
in which I said that we are in danger
of succumbing to hysterical political
immaturity coming to us from across
our southern border, should have
made it clear that I was not indulging
in that same variety of hysterics
Robin Andrews
Dear Sir:
We are not concerned with the original argument that has been going
on in The Daily Ubyssey, but we
should like some facts supporting
your statement that an honours Arts-
men has as many hours lectures or
labs or even as many subjects as a
Can you show us ONE Artsman that
takes 13 subjects? Or 2,000 Artsmen
taking 33 hours of lectures or labs a
week, exclusive of a compulsory
technical essay on our summer work?
These are not generalizations, but
facts as shown on page 272 of the
Furthermore, we remain here for
two weeks of eight hours per day
in the spring taking a survey school
after all the arts students are gone,
The Forestry boys stay for a four
weeks course. We also spend an extra
year here all tlie years are equally
heavy, except the first which is an
Arts course, and that is a cinch.
Don't get the idea that we are complaining because we are not. We'll
have something when we finish our
course. #
If we are wrong we will be the
first to apologize. If you cannot produce facts, not generalizations supporting your statements, we trust you
are gentleman enough to do the same.
Name  your  seconds!
R. Merritt
R. R. Smith
Science 49.
Ed\ Note
We have our research department
working on the question. Watch this
Dear Editor,
I write with two things in mind:
"Scienceman's" letter of October 2
and his cohorts' display at the AMS
Precedent seems to be these science-
men's watchword. I suggest that consideration of precedent as a determining factor is, among other things,
not scientific method,
As regards "Scienceman's" grandfather and father (had he no mother
and grandmother, or had they no
say in the matter?), I would say that
isolated examples also do not belong
in scientific method even if the particular "Scienceman" exemplifies his
own postulation. (Either by his own
worth, perhaps, by being one of say.
fifteen brothers).
Sox    education,    as    any    scientist
should know, is not a matter of opinion, but a necessity, demonstrably
proveuble, if not self evident. Being
born like the wild asses' colt may
carry a distinction, but as it is far
outweighed by the misery and destruction suffered by the asses who
remain wild because they have not
been cultivated by an intelligent
H, Tait
2nd Arts
Dear   Editor:
Saturday afternoon I witnessed the
weakest attempt at cheering a home
team I have seen since my arrival
on this terra firma. The students
didn't seem the least bit interested in
cheering their team, however, they
were quite ready to "boo" some of
their false moves. The section (save a
very few energetic persons) from
where I watched the game did not
cheer the team once! Now that definitely is poor sportsmanship. The
cheerleader might just as well have
sat down for all the cheering she
got from this group.
To quote one by-stander, "The first
year students always cheer but they
get smarter as the years go by." Can
you tell me what is smart in not
cheering your team? You want them
to win don't you? And to quote players in every type of game, "It makes
you feel like doing your best when
you know someone is behind you."
And just for the information of the
certain smart person who said only
first year students cheer —I am not
in first year, but I happen to hail
from a province which appreciates
the efforts its athletic teams put
forth and makes them know it.
One of the players said, "Down in
the States is where you hear real
cheering sections. Why, thre's a
whole part of the grandstand filled
with students cheering the visiting
team—and they cheer them just as
much as they would their own!"
Why, even CPS cheered us on Saturday, but did we cheer them? The
cheerleaders are about the only ones
who attempted it.
If we can't cheer our team and let
them know that we are behind them
—let's not expect them to do their
best. We should all give them a better
show at the next gome!
Remember—Tuum Est — not the
other fellow!  y
Rita Loiselle.
Dear Sir:
The Engineering Undergraduate
Society, notwithstanding the innuendoes and implications of The Daily
Ueyssey staff reporters and editorial writers, believes firmly in democracy, and has no wish to break
the solidarity of our excellent system
of student government.
Therefore we accept the decision
of our elected Council with respect
to their financial policy in distribution of the pass fund, and we will
make an honest attemp to carry on
the twenty-two year old traditions
of the EUS on this austerity program.
But we accept with some reservations. The EUS challenges the treasurer and The Daily Ubyssey to publish a detailed budget for the year
showing amounts payable to Undergraduate Societies and clubs, capital
expenditures, genera expenses, and
finally a breakdown of how the pass
fund dollar is to be spent.
We believe that then, and only then,
may the whole student bodd judge
fairly the Council's present financial
The EUS feels that this is a reasonable request, and hopes that this
will be the end of the present dispute.
Dave Brousson,
Vice-President,     Engineering
Undergraduate  Society,
Ed. Note.   See Page 3
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house, but couldn't quite put our
finger on it.
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Arts Prexy
Tlie  sleeping bear awakes.
That's the latest word from Ralph
Huene, president of the Arts Undergraduate Society, who promises arts-
men—a group largely dormant since
1939—a big round of pepmeets, banquets and dances during this present
A song, script, and yell competition
to the glorification of artsmen is now
underway, and all entrants are requested to have their contributions
into the AMS office by October 15.
Fifteen dollars will be awarded for
the best arts song, $25 and $10 for
the script which best praises arts and
calls down sciencemen, and $1- for
the yell which aptly lauds the largest
single group on the campus, he said.
A prize of $15 will also be awarded
to the person designing the most distinctive arts crest, Huene added.
At least two pepmeets will be held
this year, the first slated for the
audiorium, October 24. On October
25, Brock Hall will be the scene of
an arts mixer, at $1.00 per couple.
The junior-senior prom will be the
big affair of the year, he said. It is
scheduled for Februray 12 in the
Hotel Vancouver ballroom. It will be
$3.00 a couple for artsmen, more for
others, no entry for engineers, he
Strictly for artsmen in their last
year is the graduates' banquet around
the term's end.
Music Course Gets
Second Section
Popularity of Professor Harry
Adaskin's course in music appreciation has proved too much for the
limited space in Brock Hall stage
Unable to find space for all the
students seeking admission to the
class in Music 300, Prof. Adaskin has
added  another section.
The scond group will meet on Friday  in the  stage room at  11:30  a.m.
Past glories will, be relived for
former students when th»y return to
th* campus for the Armniml Home-
c»mig  Day  ceremonies,  November  1.
A football game, banquet and a
basketball game will be on the agenda
for the grads and other interested
persons, Bob Adgnell, chairman of
the Homecoming committee, said
he named the day of festivities.
Ttoe day's celebrations will culmb-
■ate with a danae in BrocK HaM,
Bagnel added.
Course Offered
First University of British Columbia credit course to be held off-
campus will b» offered this year at
Langaly High School, for teachers in
the Fnaser Valley araa.
Described as "an experiment" by
Dr. Maxwell A. Camsron, head of
the UBC education department, the
Bourse wil cover the Philosophy of
Education. Listed as »n educational
course in the University Calendar, it
will be led by Dr. K. F. Argue.
The experiment is the result of requests for an extra-sessional course
by teachers in the Fraser Valley
area, Dr. Cameron said.
Other extrassessional courses in the
educational field have been offered
on the campus for many years, but
only teachers from the Vancouver
city area found it possible to attend
during the  school sonson.
AIC Presents
Hackney Today
Organization meeting of the Junior
Agriculture Institute of Canada will
be held  today   in  Agriculture  100.
Guest speaeker will be J. C. Hackney, past president of the AIC, He
will outline the routine of the Junior
AIC and its connection with the
parent  body.
Instrumental in the introduction oi
the Agrologist Act recently passed by
the legisl«ture, the AIC includes in
its membership all typos of Agricultural workers.
AMS Financial Position
Position of working capital June 30, 1947
(Ed. Note. The following is a breakdown of the Abna    Mater    Society's   financial   position.)
Current assets    $55,545.40
Current liabilities      57,368.39
Net Working Capital (DEFICIENCY)     $ 1,822.99
For the Year ended June 30,1947
Students' fees  	
Booster  tickets—1946-47   	
Profit on Book Exchange operations   r.	
Interest and sundries	
Check rooms 	
Expenditure   Revenue
Net cost of Various Major Activities—
Literary and Scientific Executive    $ 19,970.50 $12,704.35   $ 7,266.15
Men's Athletics     38,732,90 39,401.18   Cr. 668.28
Women's Athletics         2,308.06 298.00      2,010.06
Undergraduate societies        11,966.29 10,635.41       1,330.88
Publications Board        27,194.48 13,286.23     13,908.25
Symphony Concerts          4,746.34 4,746.34
Drama festival          2,126.23 1,758.00         368.23
Provision for accident insurance         2,000.00 2,000.00
Pacific Students' Presidents Ass'n         1,136.91 362.13         774.78
Freshman orientation         1,476.90 1.476.90
Homecoming            1,037.98 1,037.98
Special Events           708.48 708.48
Gym barn dance             40.14 37.40            2.74
i $113,445.21   $86,452.40   $26,992.81
Administrative and General Expenses:
Office salaries . 4,762.27
Students Council expense .including provision
for Class "A" awards $330.00) 2,982.61    2,982.61
Stationery and office expense    2,443.41
Honorariums, gits, and Donations     1,109.76
Insurance      97.67
Telephone and telegrams      650.16
Postage        639.81
Audit and legal       585.06
Miscellaneous   312.21
Interest, discount and exchange        92.61
', 13,675.57
Depreciation of equipment     2,156.71
Maintenance   of  stage           968.87
Employment bureau    1,400.00
Loss on sale of merchandise   982.32     19,178.47
, $ 46,171.28
Excess of Revenue over Expenditure  $   1,369.08
Small  Mercies
(Continued   from   Page   2)
to believe and desire only what he thinks it
expedient that they should." .A. J. Ayer). In
a society as completely planned as Aldous
Huxley's "Brave New World", the subjects
would be perfectly happy since, owing to
their conditioning, they would never conceive
any desires not appropriate to their station.
And since they would be granted the ability
to satisfy those desires which they could
conceive, they would seem to themselves to
be free; although judgment from the outside
would deny the actuality of their freedom.
Such a picture of society seems distasteful to us; but is it essentially different from
our own, except in so far as the conditioning
in one case is manifest and purposive, while
in the other it is subject to the unplanned
action of politicians, school teachers, parents
and churches?
Might Spinoza not have been near the
truth when he identified freedom with awareness of necessity?
Upper Year Exams
Start This Month
Cramming time is here again.
Though the term is only newly
launched, graduates at UBC and students who will graduate this year
start the examinations round October
27 and 28.
They will write special graduate
record examinations in eight fields
with advanced tests in their m»jor
The fire-hour exams will be written in two sittings and are intendad
especially for students planning to
continue with postgraduate work.
Many graduate schools in the U.S.
and Canada require the graduate exams for admission.
Tlie Vancouver Branch of St.
Margaret's Old Girls' Association will
hold its reunion at the home of Mrs,
A. C. Turner oa the evening of Tuesday, October 7 at 8 o'clock. The
address is 5358 Angus.
All old girls and former teachers
are cordially invited to attend.
All students interested in forming
a Progressive Conservative Club
should meet in Arts 106, 12:30 p.m.,
Wednesday,  October 9.
Engineering Institute of Canada
present, "St. Maurice Power Development"   Tuesday,   October   7   at
12:30 in Ap. Sc 160.
EIC General meeting, Thursday,
October 9 at 18:30 in Ap. Sc. 204.
Elections and planning of years activities.
Will the person whose car damaged
ths front fender of a grey Dodge with
yellow wheels (B.C. license number
2050) in the parking lot Thursday
afternoon, October 2 please telephone
KErr. 4078, your insurance should
cover the damage.
All girls in Arts 1 interested in
psaying Intramural wil please come
to the gymnasium, Wednesday, Oct.
2, for a brief meeting.
Peter S. Mathewson
803 Royal Bank Building
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Noted Pathologist Will
Give Lectures At UBC
Dr. H. E. Taylor, newly-appointed pathologist at Shaughnessy Military Hospital, will lecture in the Department of
Bacteriology and Preventive Medicine at UBC, the President's
office announced today.
Dr. Taylor served as pathologist
with the Royal Canadian Medical
Corps in Canada, England and Hol-
and from 1942 to 1945.
On his retirement from active duty,
he returned to Dalhousie University
as assistant professor of pathology,
and took up additional duties as
assistant pathologist with the Nova
Scotia Department of Public Health.
Prior to his military service, he had
been assistant pathologist at Dalhousie
and at Victoria General Hospital in
Halifax, where he lectured in bac-
teriorology, parasitology and anatomy.
Dr. Taylor is a Dalhousie graduate
of 1936. In the years following, he
spent two sessions at St. Vincents
Hospital, New York, as general interne and as a resident studying
Later, he studied at Glasgow University under Sir Robert Muir and
other eminent medical leaders.
He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians - an award he
won   while  studying   at   Edinburgh.
1. The Hi-Jinx wil not be heid
Oct. 16. Date will be announced later
this week.
2. Phraters Formal has been
changed from Oct. 30 to Nov. 4.
3. The Aggie Banquet will be held
Nov. 3.
4. The Aggie Barn Dance will be
held Oct. 16.
5. No War Memorial Ball will be
held this year.
6. Homecoming will be held Nov.
1 instead of Oct. 25.
Ubyssey Adv9t
Brings Results
The Totem office was swamped last
week with pilots answering the query
in last Thursday's Ubyssey for someone to take a publications photographer aloft.
Altogether some two dozen students
answered the request for a plane
jockey. They were all airforce veterans who have obtained commercial
or limited commercial licenses. Their
airtime varied, but 1100 hours was
common, top 2200.
One of the most surprising offers
came* from the Pub itself. The news
editor had been completely overlooked, but it turned out he had not
converted his war-record into a commercial license.
The picture that caused all the
disturbance was part of the renovation of the Ail-American yearbook.
The introductory section of Totem
'48 will be in four colour. In line
with this policy, it was decided to
run an over-all shot of the campus—
in four colours—on the title page.
It is hoped that the picture will be
taken this week, after final arrangements have been completed.
President of all clubs on the campus
are requested to leave their names
and phone numbers in the Publications office as soon as possible if they
wish to be included in the student
Any girl planning on joining
Phrateres may become a member of
the chapter best suited to her timetable by signing the list which will
remain  on  the  Phrateres  board  for
This is the last week for your
Totem Photos
Sign up now—appointment lists on
Quad Notice Board.
Photography Studio in club huts back of
Brock  Han
For $1.50 you get . . .
... 2 sittings
... your picture in TOTEM '48
. . a .4 by 5 mounted portrait
STARTING NEXT WEEK: All upper year
Arts, including Home Ec, Commerce and
Physical Education.
You expect new modek Mere's
where they are.
You expect lowest prices. You'll
find them here, too.
And—(a pleasant surprise)—
your Dueck U-Drive is always clean
—immaculately clean.
1305    WEST    BROADWAY
Gridmen Prove Themselves
Despite 14-0 Loss To CPS
chalk talk . . .
. . by Chick Turner
Your humble scribe went collegiate Saturday, and complete with brushcut and pennant, ambled over to the stadium
to take in the first football game of the year. Except for a
few vacant seats in the reserve section, the place was packed.
It was perfect football weather, and, as it turned out, we were
treated to a terrific football game.
Although this corner hesitates to conjecture how large the
turnout would have been, had not the MAD found its coffers
full enough to allow the free admission, we do venture to predict
that when the Thunderbirds again display their wares on the
mall, there won't be any need to lure the local fandom past tho
We Were Robbed
True, few students want home pleased with the result of
Saturday's contest, but then there were few who left the
Stadium disappointed with the show the 'Birds put on during
that sixty minutes of torrid football.
The score scarcely indicated the play. The Loggers didn't
find the Blue and Gold any pushover as scheduled, and until
the roof caved in with but three minutes remaining in the final
quarter, it was anybody's ball game. Rabat's fighting grid
machine was still down by a 7-0 score at this point, but on the
crest of three consecutive first downs was only 25 yards from
tying the score. Then on a third ddwft, a pass across the flats
didn't quite reach, was intercepted, run out for a major score,
and there was the game.
One of These Days . . .
It was a heartbreaker for all concerned, but one of these
days the lid is going to blow off. The 'Birds have a lot of
potential scoring power this year ,and this Saturday against
Western Washington College at Bellingham they just might
click. Those Vikings are good, but when they tackle the
Thunderbirds at the end of the week, they're going to have one
whale of a ball game on their hands.
There are fair indications that Varsity might have the
makings of a line this season. Despite evident weakness in
the end slots, the front wall showed up well on Saturday, and
with a little more experience could be the class of the loop
before the season is over. Kabat teaches his boys a rugged brand
of grid, and in the second and third quarters against the loggers
the Wisconsin mentor proved that it pays off.
The Tacoma squad was definitely on the defensive in that
second quarter, and was hanging on when the half-time gun
cracked. With a few breaks, and less untimely off-side penalties
the 'Birds might have come off the field with a 7-7 score. After
the intermission, the 'Birds failed to follow up their advantage
soon enough and it wasn't until that final rally in the fourth
quarter that they proved dangerous again.
And Now The Post-Mortems
Your reporter exchanged felicitations with Frank Patrick,
the genial coach of the Puget Sound squad in their dressing
room after the game. We also ran into good friend Mel White.
Mel was playing in the half back slot for the Maroon and White
Saturday afternoon, and was launching the lion's share of the
Logger aerial attack. He was always dangerous and fast. He
ought to be! He picked up 10 points for the Tacoma college
last spring at the Track Meet at Portland, winning both the
100 and 220.
Tp get back to Patrick, the Tacoma mentor had words of
praise for UBC. Said he: "Your boys hit harder than anything
we have come up against in a long time. You've picked up the
American game fast, and next year should be one of the teams
to beat." With that tucked safely in the notebook, your press
withdrew after having wished the coach luck against tha
powerful San Jose State crew next week.
Gregarious Greg Kabat seemed pleased with his team's
performance. After they get past the Vikings next week, he
intimated, the rest will be smoother sailing.
Before climbing back into our hovel for another seven days
of repose, your reporter sends his congratulations to the grid
squad, with a special bouquet of orchids to the standouts in
last Saturday's tilt. We nominate big Al Lamb, Herb Capozzi,
Joe Fairleigh, Johnny Gray, and Don Lord as the five-star
gridmen of the week.
Yanks Smother Dodgers
To Cop World Series, 4-3
Once again the New York Yankees
arc clnmpions of the world. Yesterday at Yankee Stadium the men of
Bucky Harris turned back the resurgent Brooklyn Dodgers. 5-2 to
take tho 1947 world series four games
to three.
It may not have been the greatest
scries insofar a.s superlative baseball
was concerned—but for thrills, chills,
and just plain guts—it'll be hard to
beat. Both teams went fighting right
down to the wire and not until the
final out could anyone te sure of
the ultimate winner.
Bucky Harris' men jumped to an imposing two-game lead with 5-3 and
10-3 triumphs and there was talk in
nil   quarters   that   the   'Bums   wore
washed up, that the Yanks would
take it all four straight. But the battling Brooklynites came pouncing and
clawing back to eke out 9-8 and 3-2
wins and square the series at two
Then the Yanks came back with
Shea and a 4-hitter to take the lead
ag in after a thrilling 2-1 ball game.
The retaliating Dodgers with their
hack against the wall Hi mod in a
brilliant defensive effort 8-6 to knot
everything up again.
However the ball-wise Yanks had it
in the all-important stretch and
Brooklyn is still minus a .series win.
Yesterday's win left the Yankees with
an impressive record of 51 wins a-
gain.st 27 losses in world series play...
CROSS COUNTRY FAVORITE—Pictured as he loped to victory in last year's Annual Intramural Cross Country race, Bob
Piercy looks like an early favorite to repeat in the 1947 edition
of the classic. The blonde sophomore star from Byng has been
rounding the 2.6 mile course regularly for the past month and
should be in top shape for the race at the end of October.
Tuesday, October 7, 1947f
CHICK TURNER, Sports Editor
ASSOCIATES—Hal Murphy, Al  Hunter,  Dick  Blockberger
REPORTERS THIS ISSUE—Roy Huish, Gil Gray, Lyla Butterworth, Maureen
Todd, Bruce Saunders, Jean Atkinson.
Piercy Non-commital
By Gil Gray
Only a few scant weeks of practice time are left for the
cross-country hopefuls to round off their training and conditioning.   Time is running out.
With   the   report   of   the   starter's 'i
gun on the day of the race, a hundred
tense runners will begin the long
and arduous 2,6 mile run that constitutes the cross country race. The
result will mean fame for the first,
a quiet hand for the last.
In 1943 flashy Ken McPherson set
the unofficial record for the course
with a time of 13:38. It was Ace
Williams who took first place in the
following year. iBut in 1945, Al Bain,
who was then a freshman, won the
Joker Bob Piercy, winner of last
year's event, sped around in a fine
13:44:8 which was only six seconds
more than McPherson's unofficial record. Placing second and trailing
by only 25 yards, was Pat Minchin.
Next in the string of runners came
Jokers Tony Dave, Art Porter, and
Al Beezely, then Aggies Doug Knott
and Gill Blair. Behind these men
ran 5 Beta Theta Phi speedsters.
At press time Pat Minchin, last
year's runner-up was not available
for comment. But your reporter
managed to corner Bob Piercy for a
few seconds and, after making some
threats, managed to get him to say
a few words for the Daily Ubyssey.
"The race this year should be quite
a lot faster on the average because
the boys have been training regularly
for some time," said Piercy. "And
though the finish is always tight,
it will be much more so this year.
Whoever wins this one will have no
easy time," was the comment of the
track star.
And so, to all of you who are
going in, for the pure joy of running
or perhaps just for a spot of exercise
before tea, watch out and don't get
trampled  into the mud.
Draw, Lose
The femme grass hockey league
got under way Saturday afternoon
at Connaught Park. The Varsity
II were held to a 2-2 draw by ex-
North Van. but the less experienced
UEC gang bowed to ex-Kits 8-0.
In the ex-North Van. vs Varsity
fracas Ann Munro, tricky right winger figured in both the Blue and Gold
markers. In the first half she blasted
the ball into the Norvan's twine
after a solo effort. After the breather
Ann set up left winger Peg Bowe
who notched Varsity's second counter. Joyce Spicer, big block winner
from Vic College was a tower of
strength between the pipes.
UBC was outclassed all the way by
the far more experienced Kitsies.
Saturday was the first time the Point
Grey kids had worked together but
with such stars as Jean Weber, Nora
McDermott and Bill Schrodt in the
line  up UBC  is bound  to do better.
UBC's thundering Thunderbirds lost a football game—14-0
to the CPS Loggers—at the local stadium, Saturday, but it was
the greatest triumph of then- short career.
For to fans and players alike the score was strictly irreva-
lent. The 'Birds "came to" Saturday, and every one of the
4500 in attendance realized it.
It   may   not  happen   tnls  weekend,^
and it may not happen the following
Mon. 4:30 - 6:00     Bob Simpson
Tues. " "     Bob Simpson
Wed. " "     Dan Lambert
Fri. 2:30 "    Rod Wilks &
Tom Pcarcc
Above is the schedule for the fencing   club   commencing   Tuesday   Oct.
7. Tlie  place for all times is Hut G4.
All men interested in track arc
asked to attend a meeting in the men's
club room in Brock Hall, Wednesday
at   12:30.
Intramurals Away
To Flying Start
..Girls Intramural sports came out
of the gate and got away to a good
start with the playing of the initial   tennis   matches   last   Thursday.
First results are not available now
but these along with the full tennis
schedule will be posted in the gym
sometime today. So far there are
approximately fifty entries in the
tennis  tourney.
Norah Mo/Tat, who is in charge of
the golf says that all golf games
must be played by October 15. Competitors should luni their score cards
in to the Gym where they can be
compared and winners chosen. If
you haven't got a partner already,
phone Norah Mofl'at al MArine 877711.
Tlie gym has been reserved Tuesday
nd Wednesday noon for the girls
who have signed lo play basketball
■:nd would like to get in a practice
( r two first.
Saturday, but sometime this season
the 'Birds are going to win an American football game. Of this there can
be no doubt; Saturday afternoon
Greg Kabat and his handful of die-
hards proved to one and all that they
are a winning combination.
Gone are days of sport scribes
scraping the bottom of the bucket
for excuses; gone are the days of
hollow after-game Varsity expressions—the "thunderless" era has
To the opposition the Thunderbird
showing Saturday was shocking; to
the 'Birds themselves it was the
product of long and gruelling practice hours; to everybody in the
stands it was a revelation. The game
will be remembered,
The fact that the score went 14-0
for the Loggers Is of no significance.
It could just as easily: hays gone
14-0 for the Thunderbirds. The
'Birds made six times as many yards
via passes than were made in the
air by the Loggers, and the only
thing that put the visitor ahead
on the ground was Bob Ryan's 75-
yard touchdown sprint in the fourth
quarter. Both clubs made 10 first
Long after the current crop of
Thunderbird gridders has graduated
UBC alumni will recall the 1947
American football match between
UBC and College of Puget Sound.
They will recall with pride the
brialliantly executed first quarter
block by Bob Murphy, which enabled sensational frosh halfback, Don
Lord, to pick up an extra five yards;
the titanic defensive job turned in
by the allegedly "weak" Thunderbird
line; the familiar figure of Joe Fairleigh making tackle after tackle in
the Logger backfield; and the heroic
attempt by "little Joe" to catch Ryan
as the Logger ace went 75 yards for
that crushing fourth quarter touchdown.
The Loggers—PNC favourites—scored
their first touchdown at about the
six minute mark of the opening
quarter. After a punt by Fairleigh
from behind the 'Bird goal line was
partially blocked the Puget Sound
men took over on the Blue and Gold
20 yard stripe. Two plays went for
little gain and then a reverse from
Warren Wood to Jim Sulenes netted
17 yards and a touchdown. Tom
Ruffin kicked the extra point.
But after this outburst the Loggers
never seriously threatened again until
just before the final gim. For 14
minutes of the second quarter the
ball never left Logger territory, and
throughout the third and most of
the fourth the 'Birds were in command.
Toughest break of the game came
about mid-way through the second
frame. CPS fumbled on their own
10 yard line and Al Lamb recovered
for UBC. Lord and Murphy carried
on two line plunges to the four yard
line.   Then came UBC's only fumble—
costing   a   touchdown   and   probably
the  game.
With less than four minutes remaining in the contest, the 'Birds set
out once again to attempt to tie the
score. This time they started on
their own 35 yard line and without
much trouble fought to the Logger
But once again Lady Luck turned
her back to the 'Birds and, even as
as the multitude was clamoring for
a UBC score, Ryan snaffled Fair-
leigh's pass and clipped off 75 big
yards for the CPS clincher.
Fitba' Men
Split Games
Campus roundball boys split a
week-end bill as New Westminster
defaulted to Varsity and Norquay
trampled over UBC to the tune of
New Westminster has defaulted
twice now and will probably be dropped from 1st division with a team
form 2nd division moving up to take
its place.
Ivan Carr was appointed assistant
coach of the University soccer teams
at a recent MAD meeting. Carr, who
played four seasons for St, Saviours
and two for Varsity, will take over
the training duties of the UBC squad.
All prospective players are to report
at the upper field for a try out
Practice notices will be posted on
the notice board in the Stadium.
There is still one unfilled manager's position on the UBC soccer team.
Applications will be received by Boh
i Wilson in the South End of the Stadium at noon hours.
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