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The Ubyssey Nov 20, 1945

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• "WHAT ARE the chances for
a Canadian drama developing
in the colleges and universities
from coast to coast?" pondered
Canadian Campus. Are production facilities good? Are dramatics
recognized academically? Are they
popular? Answers varied from
coUege to college on everything
but popularity. Drama, it seems
is here to stay.
Most campi have their own tha-
atre or auditorium available,
though some have to stage their
productions away from the home
campus. Acadia university reports,
an auditorium seating approximately 2,000, with a spacious stage,
a pipe organ and two grand
pianos. Under the stage is a pit
containing the batteries and lights
and above the stage is a prop
room and loft for storing costumes and sets.
Plays are produced in Moyse
HaU at McGiU University, In Convocation HaU at Queen's and in
Hart House Theatre, which for tho
past two years has been opened
only for a six week season, at the
University of Toronto. A sad story
of a dramatic housing shortage
comes from the University of
Manitoba whose theatre was occupied by the army for five yean
and requires stage renovation before returning to civilian life.
Campus Dramatic Societies or
Guilds are generaUy extra-curricular but in some cases such as
at McGiU university, currlcular
and extra-curricular dramatics
function side by side. The McGill
Players' Club, supported by the
Students' Council produces two
plays a year, while the English
Department also produces two
plays, staged completely by the
students in the two drama courses
given at the university.
Dramatic distinction is given Tor
efficient staging as well as for proficient acting at Acadia university
where three one-act plays are produced and directed annually by
members of one of the English
courses. Mount Allison university
awards dramatic A's et thc end of
the year for credits received for
participation in any and all phases
of stage productions, and an individual award for the be.<.t actor is
presented by the adjudicator at
the Drama Festival. Queen's university provides a course in dramatics at its summer school.
The chief feature of all the reports on campus productions Is a
general spirit of student co-operation: for instance this report from
the University of Montreal on their
annual Revue Bleu et Or. It is
a kind of Music-Hall Review made
tip of sketches about student life,
humorous songs, written by the
school wit, dances performed by
the girl friend, who is learning
ballet. Settings are designed and
put up by the boys in Architecture.
The University of Ottawa says,
"It is a firmly established tradition to stage two plays yearly, one
in French and one in English."
"All plays are cast and- produced
by students," comes from Queen's
university, "and insofar as possible
students make their own costumes."
1 At the University of Manitoba
the Dramatic Society presents one
major production during the first
term, a drama festival during the
second term, and a radio play
some tijne during the year.
The universities of Montreal, Ottawa, Queen's and Manitoba speak
of increasing public interest in
their dramatic productions which,
as in th.? case of almost all the colleges, are modem plays. The list
of Canadian Campus productions
for this season include, Thc Male
Animal at University of Manitoba,
Our Town at McGill university
and University of Toronto, .and
Arsenic nnd Old Lace at University of New Brunswick.
Directory Out
Wed, Perhaps
• THE STUDENT Directory will
be late again, said Bruce Lowther  today.
Lowther said that he had come
to the sad conclusion that the directory was not meant to come
out before thc Christmas exams,
but he has decided to defy tradition and have it out Wednesday
He n- kIi- it dear, however, that
nothing definite is known about
th' MtiL.tion as yet.. In fact, ho
added th .1 lv is not sure if tho
I ok wis. over completed. Wednesday nil' it in t'ao quad should
make sure  if it was, he d. eided.
Vol. xxvra
Number 23
• THE RIGHT IDEA — Got $3?   Devote 'em — to The
Totem.   That's what Elizabeth. Malcolm is doing at the
booth in front of the Library.   She's devoting one dollar
now, and two later, to the 300 page, leather bound, pictorial
masterpiece which has twice won the All-American Honour
Rating for the best in presenting a condensed version of
college life. Got $3? Devote 'em — to The Totem.
• STUDENTS have varied ideas regarding the size of their
diplomas.   Some even suggested wallet-sized plastic ones,
some demanded impressive blanket-sized ones.
A group of ex-servicemen, Don
Currie, Earl English and Murray
Walker, went into a huddle for
several minutes when interviewed.
They argued. They debated.
Finally their spokesman, Don Currie (late of North Africa and Ceylon) said: "After due consideration
we have decided that for years of
hard work, wo would like an
ample diploma with ample colors."
D. Brentzen, a Public Health
student, approves of the proposed
8 x 10 diploma as it is "more
Jean Taylor, who is in her sixth
year of nursing decided that she
would like "the old regulation
sized diploma to hang up at home
and a small plastic one to carry
in a wallet."
Sciencemen Jerrold Frankovitch
ond Gwynn Holtby agreed that the
8 x 10 size was more portable,
more practical, but that "we would
like a big one to show people in
case they don't believe we did
Vet Percy Page exclaimed "any
diploma will do!"
USC Fines Student Pamphleteer
For Vancouver By-law Violation
• A SECOND .year Commerce student, Sid Zlotnik,
unsuccessful Labor-Progressive candidate in the October
25 provincial elections was fined $5 by the Undergraduate
Societies Committee Monday as a result of the distribution
of LPP Mock Parliament pamphlets at the Tenth and Sasamat
bus stop.
A d ublo charge was laid against
th- LPP students. Under Article
12 of the AIMS code tho student;;
were held responsible for "conduct
which may be held to directly or
indirectly affect the university."
USC also charged that the students had violated Article 14 which
states "no publications or advertisements whatsoever shall be carried on or distributed on the university c-impus without first having secured permission by resolution of the Students' Council."
AMS President Allan Ainsworth
also charged the students with
violating city bylaw 1874.
Zlotnik alone was fined, USC
head Hugh McLeod said, because
he instigated the move and dis-
t> United ths leaflets. Keith Ralston, second LPP member who appeared before USC .is not a member of the AMS and so is not
liable to tine. McL od said.
During his trial by USC, Zlat-
nik charged that Student Council
was "invoking constitutionalism as
a block against students with Left
ist   leanings.
"Wc are up against such a bunch
of legal eagles who are out to get
us." he told the USC.
Zlotnik claimed that the "top
management" of The Ubyssey had
discriminated against the LPP by
omitting Roy Nessum's platform
when he was a candidate for sophomore member. t
They put out these pamphlets
because the election deadlock had
come after The Ubyssey deadline
and they wanted to give it publicity.
Zlotnik also charged that the
discipline committee had not
brought up the subject of an AMS
code infringement by Fall Ball
King candidate Bill McKay until
the LPP Violation was aired.
The pamphlets, head:d "Mock
Parliamentary Crisis." carried a
note saying pamphlets were being distributed at Tenth and Sasa-
mat in compliance with Article 14,
"which has been invoked to prevent its distribution on the campus."
•    ACCOMODATION for 30 to 40 married veterans —
legion or non-legion — may be  available  in one or
two months.
This announcement was made by John W. MacKenzie,
chairman of the housing committee of the UBC Branch of
the Canadian Legion.
The announcement stipulates
that veterans must get in touch
with Mrs. Alice Keating at the
Legion Office, Room 8, Hut 1, as
quickly as possible in order that
negotiations can be completed successfully. The deadline is Wednesday.
The whole idea is dependant
upon sufficient response to guarantee that the converted apartment
building will be filled.
The building should be ready ln
a month or two.
Tentative rent is $35 per month.
This may be lowered.
The suites will be two-room with
light housekeeping occomodation.
The building is within 15 minutes
automobile drive of the university.
Street-car travel time is one-half
For further information see Mrs.
Alice Keating at the Legion office,
Room 8, Hut 1.
Fellowships For
UBC Graduates
• FELLOWSHIPS In the mathematical, physical and biological
sciences, administered by thc
Committee on Predoctoral Fellowships of the National Research
Council, are intended to assist
those whose graduate stud> has
been prevented or Interrupted by
the war to resume their work for
the doctorate.
The basic annual stipend Is $1,000
for single persons, $1,800 for married men, additional allowances
for tuition and fees. Appointments
are for such terms as are deemed
necessary for attainment of the
degree, subject to periodic review
of progress.
Information concerning these fellowships may be secured at the
Registrar's office.
started something when they
organised last ycar. Their efforts
to promote jazz music on the campus arc now supported by the
formation of a large jazz club
which will operate throughout B.C.
This new outfit, the British Columbia Society for Jazz Promotion,
was formed Sunday by several
jazz enthusiasts In and near Vancouver.
The group, headed by radio announcer Rco Thompson, will follow
thc same procedure as the university society has done, but they will
apply it to a larger scale, reaching
throughout the entire Pacific
northwest districts.
Ross Stroud, president, and Alex
Cowie, secretary of the'Jazz Society nt UBC were two of the
founders of the new club. Stroud
said that there Is always a crying
need for organizations of this sort
to further thc music of the modern
President Thompson of thc new
group announced that the first
meeting would be publicized In
local papers and over local radio
stations and that all members of
the Jazz Society are definitely welcome. This meeting, he said, would
explain to all those Interested
what the club intends to accomplish.
0 LAST DAY of lectures is December 8, and Christmas ex-
i minations will commene ■ December 11, according to the registrar's
Time-tables for the exams have
not   yet   been   cainpletcl.
Students May
Join Institute
the Canadian Institute of International Affairs has announced
that membership in the Institute is
now open to UBC students In a
letter to the International Relations Club on the campus L. B.
Jack, honorary secretary, said that
the local executive of the Institute
had decided that a system of student associates should be introduced, and that a limited number
of members of the IRC end other
interested students will be given
associate  membership.
The Institute proposed to charge
student members the very nominal
fee of two dollars, and to extend
to them the privilege of attending
the Institute's meetings.
Mr. Jack points out that present
only males will be considered for
associate membership, as their
club has a rule prohibiting women from becoming members.
Interested students are asked to
tet in touch'with Doug Leiterman,
IRC secretary, at KE2072M as
soon as possible.
Topping Speaks
• DR. C. W. TOPPING of the
Department of Economics will
eddress the IRC study group on the
United Nations Charter at noon
Tuesday in Arts 108.
Dr. Topping, who is vice-president of the Vancouver branch,
United Nations Society in Canada,
will speak on the Social and Economic Council of the UNO.
The IRC executive announces
that they have received a few more
copies of thc United Natioas Charter, and these will be distributed
at   the  meeting on Tuesday.
•   PROGRESSIVE Conservatives maintained their plurality, and Labour Progressives wilted drastically in a
crowded and rowdy Mock Parliament election in Arts 100,
Monday noon.
Progressive Conservative leader Grant Livingstone decided
to form a government with 18 seats in a 47 seat house, relying
on Dave Williams, Retrogressive Progressives with 7 seats to
support his measures. CCF under Bob Harwood gained 13
seats to form the official opposition.
LPP representatives gained four
seats, a severe drop from the 12
they held in the last election,
while Liberals held even, also with
four. There are two independents
in the house.
As prime minister, Livingstone
plans legislation dealing with immigration, national development,
and housing. His cabinet consists
og: Minister of National Development, Doug Belyea; Minister of
Finance, Harry Smith; Minister of
Immigration and National Defence,
Stewart Chambers; Minister of
Justice, Tony Scott; Minister of
External Affairs, Jim Argue; Minister of Labor, John Green; Minister of Veterans' Affairs, King
Cole; Postmaster General, Marshall
Bray; Juvenile Court Judge, Mrs.
Joan Fraser; and Minister of
Transport, Peggy Giergerich.
Prof. W. N. Sage will deliver tha
speech from the throne, and Major
Bob Bonner will be speaker. Thc
parliament sits at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday inthe Brock Hall Lounge.
Results of the vote were: Progressive Conservatives, 141; CCF
108; Retrogressive Progressive, 53;
Labor Progressive, 36; liberal, 35.
Highlight of the meeting came
when AMS president Allan Ainsworth, clad ln his old black gown
of office, strode Into the meeting
to carry of LPP leaders to answer
charges of violating the AMS
A minor uproar came when
Grant Livingstone, leader of the
successful Progressive Conservative party opened his address with
"Ladies and gentlemen, fellow-
Canadians, I exclude the LPP."
The chairman asked him to refrain from slander. Livingstone
replied "I will withdraw my remarks if the LPP will withdraw
their platform."
Livingstone charged the LPP
had invaded "The democratic
half-serious discussions" of the
Mock Parliament and quoting the
Communist Manifesto amid audience cries of "Time" to the effect
that communism can be achieved
"only by the overthrow of all our
Amid roars of "Pamphlets,"
"send him to thc salt mines",
Gordon Martin, LPP leader, told
students when he went to all the
trouble of having the pamphlets
printed, "Little did I realize I was
committing a heinous crime."
(Audience: Who paid for it?)
"I didn't know when the Mock
Parliament become so serious. I
think it was because the LPP and
CCF made such a good showing in
last week's elections." he declared.
"Our party stands for social security from conception to resurrection," CCF leader Bob Harwood said.
He declared his party was Canadian, without outside or foreign
influence and said a CCF victory
would bring Canada an vera of
prosperity  with full employment.
Dave Williams, Retrogressive
Progressive, charged other parties
were taking the Mock Parliament
too seriously and introducing
serious "party politics."
Freedom Only
By Socialism
Says Steeves
which "each person can bo
himself at his best" can be brought
about only by democratic socialism. This was the view expressed
by Mrs Dorothy Steeves, former
CCF MLA, at a public meeting of
the SPC In Arts 100, Friday noon.
Developing her topic, "Can there
be freedom under socialism?" she
declared the claim "That socialism
will destroy freedom is so absurd
that it is almost imbecile."
Mrs. Steeves said that those who
attacked socialism contend that
planning will lead to restriction of
freedom and regimentation of our
lives. She pointed out that enterprise is not now completely
free. Big business controls "free"
enterprise and decides the vital
issues of war and peace. She held
further that socialism does not
regiment lives but is rather a
spur to real initiative which is a
"service to the community rather
than a gain to oneself."
She stressed decentralization of
power through which all must
share in the decisions by which
the processes of production and
distribution are carried on. Democratic planning, she maintained,
was necessary to link social security to jobs.
"Modern Commercialism" is Impeding creative thought. She said
we must develop an educational
system to develop freedom of
mind, for "man lives by thought."
Med Ball Tickets
Available In Quad
• THE WASSERMAN waltz, the
rhomboid rhumba and the
pericardial polka are just a few of
tfie dances to be featured at the
Medical Ball on Wednesday, November 28 in the Brock from nine
to one.
Music will be supplied by Dave
McLelland and the Varsity Dance
Tickets for the dance are now
being given out in the quad on
presentation of AMS passes.
"S:e that it sticks in '46" will
be the theme of the Pre-Med Undergraduate pep meet in Arts 100
Thursday at 12:30. The show has
been organized to publicize the
Med Ball and also to help promote
the proposed Faculty of Medicine
in 1948.
Among the interesting features
planned for the event Is a monster
snake parade. The meeting will be
under the co-MCship of Mike
Shepard and Rathke the Skeleton.
Pat Fowler, president of thc
Pre-Med Undergraduate Society
and Mary Wilkinson, president of
the Nurses Undergraduate Society,
are co-chairmen of the committee
in charge of the Ball.
conduct the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in the Armouries
this Friday at 11:30. Lectures will
be cancelled in order that students
may attend. Tickets at twenty-
five cents are being distributed in
the Quad and on the campus.
• ONE   OF  THE   greatest  conductors in the world will perform on the campus on Friday.
Reports from all over the continent Inil William Steinberg with
rare enthusiasm and vigor.
"William Steinberg is a conductor cf eneigy, dynamism and pas-
si >n. Mexico will mark clown this
P' rform.mco among its festivals of
From Mexico also comes: "A
magnificent conductor. under
who.:e baton orchestra and singe s
-thieve      nnforg tabic      perform
"His stay in Mexico represents
an important step forward here for
both symphonic and operatic art."
In San Francisco, Alexander
Fried of Uie Examiner h:artlly put
forth the suggestion that William
Steinb.rg be the winter-conductor
there  this winter.
In his performances at that city
he ". . . . got tho finest results
from the orchestra that any guest
conductor has ever achieved."
From numerous other sources
all ever the continent "unit ovations such as these.
He has an official pust at Musical
Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Such is the man who came a
l1 is continent just sewn ye. e
He came to the United Stat s
from  Ecu ope  heralded  oy  ..  bril
liant reputation m 1938. Since
than he has greatly distinguished
himself on this  continent.
He has conducted most of the
major orchestras in Mexico, United
States and Canada.
Steinberg, now an American
citizen, was born in Cologne in
1899. He was a violinist at ten, a
virtuoso pianist at fifteen, and a
gifted orchestra leader at nineteen.
He began his career at the opera
house in the city of his birth, He
moved soon to become opera director at the German theatre in
There followed then a scries of
appjintmonts to the best of operatic and symphonic positions in
In 1030 he establish''r .md conduct d the Palestine Symphony.
It was but a short time after that
that he came to America. THE UBYSSEY, Tuesday, November 20, 1945, Page 2.
We Apologize Slightly
EDITORIAL PAGE   .   .   .
A criticism which is often applied to
campus organizations and activities, and a
criticsm which hurts the most, whether
justified or not, is that the activities or products of the organization in question are
We have often heard this criticism of the
Ubyssey by people who scan the editorials
and the columns and express dissatisfaction
that most of the topic dealt with ore of local
campus interest instead of dealing with post
war politics, the Windsor strike, Argentina, '
or the Chinese internal problems.
We have also heard the statement that
students at the Univers'ity of British Columbia are "living in an ivory tower". It is for
this reason that the Literary and Scientific
Executive has recommended that the Ubyssey take the lead in solving national and
international problems by devoting a page
an issue to voluntary student contribution. '
Actually aside froin the fact that we're
primarily a newspaper and haven't got the
space, many of us feel that there are very
few students qualified to analyze broad
national and international political and
economic issues by having a complete knowledge of all the background information.
Printed opinions in partial information are
far more dangerous than omission of printed
Although a glance at our files will show
that controversial topic have not been ignored in our paper, we also feel that
citizenship, like charity, begins at home. The
University of British Columbia which allows
more freedom to its students than the great
majority of North American universities,
also has its own problems. All problems
have to be coped with, and since the Ubyssey
is the only paper interested solely in the
University of British Columbia, it is logical
that the majority of our space should be devoted to the University of British Columbia.
However, we don't want to be social
"ostriches", and since we ourselves think
that student thought is just as important as
student activity, we have decided to do
something about it ourselves in such a way
Thunderbird. In spite of LSE recommend-
as will not clip the wings of the infant
ations concerning voluntary contributions,
we have found that very few students are
interested enough in social, economic, and
political problems to take time out to type
and double-space articles in time to meet
We are establishing a "Man on the Campus" forum for panel discussions on current
topics which will be selected, with the cooperation of the student body, by means of
letters to the editor or personal interview.
Four people will be chosen by the Editor-in-
Chief to write 750 to 1,000 words on each
topic and one article will appear in each
Tuesday and Thursday issue of the Ubysey.
Each author will have his signature above
his article and will be wide open for attack
from the letters-to-the-editor writers, who
are, God bless them, flourishing on the
campus as never before.
We have been putting beauties on the
spot with, successful results. The result of
this new experiment should be interesting.
Watch for annoncement of the panel in
the Thursday Ubyssey.
A Little Discipline Needed
Our hats are still off to the Jokers for
their grand job in boosting athletics on the
campus the past month. It has been a long
time since this university has had spectators
throwing themselves as strenuously into the
game as the athletes themselves.
However, although we think that the aims
of the organization are good, and feel that
the impact of the Jokers on the campus has
had favorable repercussions on the whole,
a few more off-color jokes in pep meets or
tea dances, although almost inevitable, might
white-haired etaoin etaoin etaoin etaoin eto
begin to transform the club from a campus
white-haired boy into an LSE problem child.
The club, by its very nature, is not only
in the news, it also makes the headlines. In
this way it is unfortunate that a -little bit of
Joker off-color stuff or a few antics verging
on infraction of campus discipline which
might be forgotten in other instances, are
likely to have a lasting impression on the
general student body. Every organization
on the campus needs the support of older
students. The Jokers Club is definitely no
exception to this now obvious rule.
It's too bad that the organizations which
do the most work receive the most criticism.
We like you, boys, and wish that more
organizations on the campus had a sense of
humor, but keep it clean, — and orderly.
• on the wagon
•   •   •
by Don Stainsby
• THE FALL PLAYS have come and
gone, and in their wake lies a forlorn
Green Room, several dressing rooms
smeared with grease paint and cold cream,
dozens of costumes, and three stage sets.
An interesting thing to note is that the
first play, "The Rainmaker" is the latest
work of Gwen Pharis, the authoress who
wrote one of the first truly Canadian plays
— "Still Stands the House" . . . "The Rainmaker" was first produced in Banff last
sumrrfer . . . Beverley Wilson, sophomore
assistant director of the play, saw this production while she was enjoying the privileges
of a scholarship to the University of Alberta's
Extension Department's  drama school  in
Banff during the summer . . . Nancy Bruce,
co-director with Dorothy Somerset, was at
the Banff school in the summer of 1944 . . .
The man on the switchboard, Mr. Macveigh,
was in Saskatchewan in 1921, says he remembers Hatfield ... Freshman Allan Cory,
who  played Jimmy, says his father was
there, and that his father says it didn't rain,
so there ... No less than 16 young boys
tried out for the five available roles.   All
from  University  Hill  School,  the  choaen
were: Donald Gunning, 5-year old son of
Prof. H. C. Gunning of the Geology Department; Pat MacKenzie, 8-year son of the
President, who says that acting is fun, but
"not better than skiing"; Gundy McLeod, 8;
Alastair Drummond, 6, son of the economics
professor; and Graeme Balcom, 6 . .. Set for
the play was painted by Dorothy Willis, who
is now exhibiting some of her art in the
'B.C.  at Work'  display  in  the  city's  Art
Gallery . . . Martin Edwards, Arts '46, who
played Walt, is attending UBC on scholarships he won at Chiliiwack .  .  .  Richard
Newman,  Arts  '49,  played  Jody,  had  his
name left out of the program  .   .  . John
Darling, the mayor, was in the Vic. College
dramatics club, is now finishing an honours
English cauir.se . . . The crystal ball was real,
costing the club S25 . . . Ronald Heal. Aggie
'47, is no stranger to the club, having played
in "The Rivals", and "George and Margaret"
before joining the Airforce . . . Other ex-
servicemen playing were Phillip Evans,
RCAF, now Frosh president; Ned Larsen,
Arts '48, Navy; Arnold Watson, Arts '48,
Navy; Tony Gargrave, Arts '49, Army; and
Strowan Robertson, Arts '46, Navy.
Director of "Altar-Piece", John Wickham
Barnes, was connected with the Hart House
Theatre in Toronto, is now a producer at
CBR, and was chairman of the Inter-collegiate Dramatics Society . . . The male
portion of the cast hinted that the girls
threw themselves into their work so much
that many of their tears were real . . . The
Cardinal, Bill Vellutini, took his senior
matric at Trail before coming to the coast
. . . Members were heard to kick about the
"six-foot-two of Forestry Department" that
was the person of Dick Clifford, working on
the switchboard. He, along with others, was
happy in the thought that the club will have
a catwalk for overhead lighting in time for
the Spring Play. They will finally have
gained the result of nearly ten years' campaigning.
"Orange Blossoms," the final play, was
directed by Christine Chanter, who directed
"Pygmalion" for the Little Theatre . . .
Helen Wood, Arts '49, playing Aunt Lola, is
Professor F. G. C. Wood's daughter. It was
in 1915 that Professor Wood founded the
club . . . Mrs. Duckworth was played by
Audrey Blanchard. There is a 'Mrs.' in
front of that name though. Audrey, Arts
'48, is married to Don Blanchard, ex-Navy
officer, who is taking first year Pre-Med.
The Mrs. was a Nursing Sister in the same
service . . . When Norma Bloom, Arts '49,
(Gladys), took the wine from her 'father',
Neil Wilson, Arts '47, she threw in a little
al-lib pantomine by looking around for the
fullest glass. Neil nearly burst out laughing
on stage . . . The suddenly-changed Fred
was played by Gerald Webb, Arts '47, who
is another ex-Vic College boy.
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volume, and I am sure were it
subject to literary review it could
all be neatly summarized in the
three little words used by Mr.
Julian in his letter of November
17, namely, and I quote, "pure
Idiotic drivel."
However, being ever-suspicious
of elements which represent themselves as "altruistic," particularly
its liberal usage as regards fraternities, I feel a reply to Mr.
Julian's letter is in order.
Altruism denned in its standard
dictionary usage is, quote, "Regard
for others as a principle of action.''
The Greek Letter societies with
their black-ball, hush-hush and
adolescent shlbollth devoted by
the largj to social and intramural
inanities are scarcely to be confused as altruistic.
There are many individuals and
groups in history to whom altruism can be ascribed as the motivating influence, viz: Christ and
Christianity, Marx and Communism, but such Individuals and
groups took the leadership in the
face of great opposition and triumphed because of the very universality of their principles. Somehow, scarcely, I think, the Greeks
fall into this category.
Tho pathological condition of the
world today requires the adoption
by men of an altruistic philosophy; a more genuine and sincere
attvmpt to "know thy neighbor"
irrcgardless of class, color or interests.
No, Mr. Julian, when the fraternities dust off their constitutions,
release themselves from the "good
time" complex and become reasonably concerned about the problems ot human welfare, history
may judge them altruistic.
Editor's Note: We regret that a
typographical error In a letter to
the editor had Mr. Ted Affleck
stating that he had previously
"condemned" the Inclusion of
"Weekend Review and Preview".
Instead, Mr. Affleck had stated
that he had commended Inclusion
of the column.   So sorry.
COTC Threatens
Drastic Action
• OFFICERS at the Armouries
state that if the COTC equipment held by the ex-COTC members is not turned in at a more
rapid rate they will be forced to
put the matter in the hands of tho
federal authorities.
This equipment was supposed to
be in by November 15, but returns
were few. Last Friday and Saturday saw many returns; but on
Monday morning only the odd
student straggled in.
Unless returns come in at a fairly reasonable rate COTC will be
forced to take drastic action. Such
action will take the form of investigation by the federal authorities. This can be avoided, however, if .students will bring in their
equipment as soon as possible.
Allowance is being made for the
fact that the appeal of COTC may
not have reached certain students
who aren't on the campus this
year. Anyone who knows such
v "-members of tho COTC who
.still have their equipment, are
a.sked to r.-niind them to take it
Dear Madam:
I would like to make an Inquiry.
When did good sportmanship, on
the part of UBC students, leave
the campus'.* To be more specific,
the attitude shown by the spectators at Saturday's basketball game
between University of Oregon and
UBC was deplorable. The continual hissing and booing against
the visiting team was definitely
" not up to UBC's standards of f air
play. This'wlll be remembered by
the Oregon team as a beautiful
demonstration of small-minded,
ness. If we don't throttle this thing
NOW our reputation among the
Pacific Coast Universities will hit
an all time low! How about it,
• seeing red
• THIRD YEAR Applied Science, abetted by enthusiastic
leaders, has divided itself Into
groups, each of which Is interested
in a different branch of engineering. These organizations should
help third yoar sciencemen decide
on which branch they wish to
specialize. The activities of tho
groups consists of discussions with
practising engineers, faculty members and older students.
A third year scienceman, with
the demon in his eye, snatched a
fellow student's Geology 1 field
notes as it was beiny returned
after being markea. fie scribbled
"If you do not do better work In
the future you will have to repeat
your field work." The victim wu
in a quandry until the culprit, so
eager for fun confessed.
A post-graduate geologist of
renown has been troubled lately
trying to choose a suitable
name for* a remote mountain peak
in the wilds of central B.C. If It
results In a five letter word beginning with "R" we will know
that egoism triumphed over originality.
Thursday, February 14, is the
tentative date for the Science Ball
this year. It will be held at the
Commodore and only 500 couples
will be admitted.
The chemicals have started to
work on their display for the
Science Ball. What a bridge that
will be
Last week the Electricals heard
Mr. J. A. Tames, of the Canadian
Westinghouse, speak on "The
Engineer's Place in Industry," and
Gordon Carter, a fourth year student speak on "Steel and the Electric Arc Furnace." They also
made plans for future field trips.
There will be a meeting of all
second year Sciencemen in Ap.
Sc. tomorrow at 12:30. Suggestions
for the EUS and curriculum
changes will be discussed.
• OF INTEREST to Ex-King
Edward high school students
now attending UBC is the preparation of a permanent Honor Roll
of all Edclies in the Armed Forces,
or who were formerly in thc services. Although 1200 names are on
tho roll, there are still some name;;
of which the school has no record.
Any Ex-Eddies attending UBC,
who were in the forces, anci who
did not receive the Newsletter, are
requested to contact their old Alma
Mainmie. so th,.t the Honor Roll
may be  completed.
•   MISS PHYLLIS RAE ADEN was guest speaker at a
meeting of the SCM held in Aud. 312 on Fri. at 2:30.
Miss Aden has served as a leader in the Student Christian
Association work and has spent eighteen years in Argentina.
Her informal talk consisted of a       	
history and background of pioneering missionaries in foreign lands,
and the Christian attitude of US
college students, and her own
findings as to the current students'
troubles In Argentine.
Miss Aden stated that the isolationist viewpoint of US college
students was regrettable. She said
they wish to be by themselves and
do not want to have anything to
do with the outer world. Miss
Aden thinks this attitude to be
objectionable in view of the fact
that Christians have, a responsibility to the world and should work
wherever they are most needed.
The trouble in Argentine between
the students and the government
was briefly accounted for by the
speaker. She claimed that in Argentine the Catholic hierarchy and
the government work hand in glove
and do this autocratically. It is
against such autocracy that the
students there are expressing such
violent disapproval.
• LOST: Kairchild, Furness and
Buck "Economics" in Auditorium,
Friday, Nov. 16. Finder please
turn in to AMS office or to Dan
Kaye, KErr. 2458.
* LOST: Sometime between
Tuesday and Friday last week.
K and E Drafting Set from Applied
Science 208, Desk 57. Finder please
return to AMS office — Reward.
Bob Mills, Sc. 49.
Betty Co-Ed ... boy about
campus — in clothes, neat
and trim . . . and oh, so
clean! They know what
rates high!
Special Student Rate with AMS Pass
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon
Graphic Engineering Paper, Biology Paper
Loose Leaf Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink
and Drawing Instruments
"But I thought all wolves had a line..."
"They have...Sweet Caps...the smoothest yet!"
"The purest Jorm in which tobacco can be smoked" THE UBYSSEY, Tuesday, November 20,1945, Page 3
*    "How little we know," sing puzzled Biology I students
when exposed to the riddles of one-celled organisms
during their weekly stretch in the labs.
"Little did we know." The unhappy lab assistants groan
in on the chorus as they reinforce themselves for the ordeal.
But no matter how much they feel full of vim, vodka, and
vitality, the end of the 2-hour session finds them reduced to
the state of gelatinous matrix with a brain.
For the latter, the unfortunate,        ""—~"""~~~~~~"~"~"""""~~~"~*
the  situation  is   definitely   trying
as they endeavor to impart knowledge to the former, the ignorant.
Viewing a typical scene in a
typical lab we find the air peppered with such cryptic remarks as
"iodine, please," "eosln," "observe the protoplasmis streaming."
A starched assistant tells a
freshman to "adjust his nose-
piece." The freshman obediently
reaches for a handkerchief, With
a jocular chuckle, the assistant
moves on.
"Oh, sir!" moans a co-ed at his
elbow. "My amoeba won't keep
"Perhaps he's a D.P," gurgles
the assistant (he has personality
"What does that mean—definitely putrid?"
He stares, hurt at having his
starch shaken and, wiping his
clammy hands on his white smock,
he moves to a quiet section of the
room to sulk.
"Eek!" a timid co-ed starts nervously and points a trembling Anger to the microscope. "A thing
under there stared at me!"
"Scoop!" a newshound beside
her shreiks ecstatically. "What a
story — 'Algae . Studies Co-ed.'
What a break!" and he crashes
through a convenient window on
his way to the nearest typewriter.
"Who is this man Algy?" mur-
mers his lab partner.
His back-bone sagging alarmingly, the lab technician wrings the
perspiration out of his lab. coat
and reaches for a sedative.
"Please sir," an exception to the
theory of evolution interrupts
him, "I can't see anything except
invisible little things on this slide."
The assistant slips his quiverng
hands into his pocket. "And how,"
his voice is ominously low, "do
you see invisible little things?" His
voice staggers suddenly and he
weaves his way toward the supply
"What do you want?" the face
behind the counter demands.
The lab assistant slips his soggy
smock to the floor. He gasps, quivering like a fly with DDT trouble,
"I  need   a drink. Make mine
an iodine cocktail."
Pre-Dent Students
Organize Club
• FUTURE tooth-pullers on tho
campus have formed a Pre-
Dental Club. The club is open to
all students who are interested in
Meetings are held every Thursday in Science 210. Members intend to have guest speakers discuss
requirements for dental courses.
For further details watch future
editions of The Ubyssey.
Alford Addresses
Forum Thursday
to tour Canada by the United
Kindgom Information Office, will
address UBC students on Housing, Thursday noon at a meeting
sponsored by the Parliamentary
President N. A. M, MacKenzie,
Canadian agent for the United
Kingdom Information Office, was
asked particularly through a letter
from Princess Alice to bring Miss
Alford before the university students.
Born in London and educated at
London University, Miss Alford
was housing manager of the Royal
Borough of Kensington till 1938
when she assumed the position of
housing manager of the Metropolitan Borough of Fulham.
• APPARENTLY tired of driving
the wayward children of education to the main jug on Powell
near Main, the Provincial Police
have decided to go high-hat and
Inaugurate their own lock-up.
A $15,000 office and residence—
with a cell—will be built on the
university area near the science
building, although the engineer's
song is generally not taken seriously. The announcement was
made Friday by Attorney-general
R. L. Maitland.
It is claimed that the structure
is urgently needed for law-en-
forcexnent purposes and it is hoped
that some room-searching young
man will not go to thc necessary
extremes to obtain this lodging.
Ford Strike Topic
of Culhane Speech
• GARRY CULHANE will give
an address on The Ford Strike
Issue,   Wednesday,   November   21,
at 12:30 in Arts 100.
This is another in the series of
talks sponsored by the Social-
economic committee of the Student
Christian Movement.
Film Society
Goes Scientific
• THIS WEEK the Film Society
goes educational when it presents a Science film (but which
will be interesting to Artsmen),
"Exploring with X-Rays" in ths
Auditorium, Wednesday, November 21, at 12:30.
•   ANN ARBOR, MICH. (UP) — The role a University of
Michigan physicist played in developing and perfecting
the radio-controlled anti-aircraft shell — a weapon ranked
second only to the atomic bomb — has been revealed.
Navy experts described the shell as "instrumental in
stopping the Germans at the battle of the Bulge" and
attributed the failure of the Japanese Kamikaze to its
Work on the secret project was
begun in 1941 by associate professor of physics H. R. Crane of the
University of Michigan together
with 25 hand-picked assitants.
Before the monumental job was
completed more than 50 scientists
throughout the nation had applied
their technological brains to the
The professor and his aides set
up equipment in a gravel pit outside Ann Arbor, where they conducted countless experiments for
four years.
Briefly, the shell consists of a
five tube radio transmitter and receiver—so small it can be held in
the hand of a child—in addition to
the explosive.
The radio automatically sets off
the shell fuse when the projectile
ir, within 70 feet of any target.
Previously, thc Navy engineers
pointed out, shell fuses had to be
set for certain heights at the gun
boforo  they  were  f'uvd.
Errors in judgement were frequent and direct hits few, the
Navy reported, as the old shells
exploded regardless of the location
of the target, once set.
Hut   with    the    new    controlled
fuse,  a staggering toll  of enemy
planes was accounted for by antiaircraft gunners durig the closing
phases of the war.
While design of the new shell
aircraft gunners during the closing
that for highest ehectlveness the
shell had to reacn a certain point
70 feet in front of the plane before explosion.
While many others contributed
to the final development of the
weapon, it is reported that Prof.
Crane's work in solving the fundamental problem was invaluable.
The Ann Arbor physicist and his
associates set up miniature gun
emplacements in the gravel pits
and flew thousands of model copper planes over them in countless
Revolutionary and radical in design, the Navy proudly ranks thc
radio-controlled anti-aircraft shell
with the atomic bomh and radar
among the major technological
products of the war.
Manufacturing concerns h a v e
meantime indicated that the tiny
radio s.'t is highly adaptable for
peacetime use in portable radios
and in many other remote controlled  appliances.
t S w im m i n g Club formation,
Thursday, Nov. 22 at 12:30 in Arts
All interested in the clubs activities are asked to turn out.
From this group an inter-collegiate
team will be formed.
Ex-serviceman, who becomes
street car sick, would very much
appreciate becoming a paying passenger from Vancouver Heights or
East Hastings vicinity to attend
lectures daily between 10:30 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m. Any approximate
time will be suitable. Contact at
4412 Panadora St. or leave message
on board for E. M. Zunti.
• LOST: Pair of clear rimmed
glasses in a brown case. Finder
please return to Mamook Club
Track Star Guest
Of VCF At Noon
t   BOB FINLEY will be at the
University today addressing a
public meeting in Arts 104, sponsored by the Varsity Christian Fellowship at 12:30 noon.
Bob Finley entered the University of Virginia in 1941 and graduated with a BA in 1944. During his
last year he was president of the
student body, the postion held by
the Secretary of State Stettinius in
Bob was a member of the track
team, the cross-country team, and
boxing team. He was undefeated
middle-weight boxer during the
two years of competition with
some of the best teams in the
country, and was captain of the
Virginia team Jn 1944. */uring this
year as captain, ne was the Eastern Inter-collegiate Boxing Champion.
His name appeared on the Dean's
Honor Roll throughout his college
career. He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national
honor society, and was founder
and president of the Student
Christian Fellowship, a chapter of
so this is college
• IF IT WEREN'T for characters
there   wouldn't   be   columns.
Happily, I know a character and
that's why you joes are getting
the corn at irregular intervals.
Anyways, this character, "Sharpo,''
we'll call him, loaned his fountain
pen to another character in the
Caf and walked off without collecting it. So if the character who
borrowed it will kindly leave the
quill at the Pub Office, "Sharpo"
can get back to his homework.
Sniffed Sharpo, "It really doesn't
make much difference though, I'm
thirty-five days behind in my
work already."
* *   *   •
• CURRENT scuttlebut has it
also that Sharpo has well defined ideas on the Senate's projected plans to shrink sheepskins
to pocket size. If it's all the same
to them, he'll have his on a sandwich board providing of course
he lives long enough to get it, and
if he does, if he's strong enough
to carry it when he does get that
B. Comm.
* •   »   «
• THE SECRET of the Thunderbird success lies in hot dogs
and coffee, so Mary said in the
snack shop the other day. If hot
pups and char can do the same for
brains as it did for brawn then
there should be quite a run on the
stuff now that the mid-term results
are known.
* *   *   *
soccer took a few seconds off
a few days ago to have a seven
pound baby boy. As a result, all
you can get around the Radio
Society nowadays are paternal
beams and thunderous congratulations . . . but no Congrats from
me, you old father, you. To the
Mrs. (who certainly had a lot to
do with it) . . . hearty congratulations.
Bruce Lowther thinks he can
write Cornier than I can so he's
gonna write this stack of corn
next week . . . and you Charlies
shall be the judge of that.
Film 'True Glory*
Shown on Thursday
film  "True   Glory,"   describing
war in Europe, will be given
Thursday, November 22 in thu
Auditorium from 11:35 to 1:30.
The film i.s th;' .same unabridged
version that was shown to members of  the armed  services.
Present and former members of
the COTC and UNTD. all ex-
service men and friends are invited to attend.
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LIMITED the gospel...
according to Luke Moyls
• PARDON ME if I appear to limp a little these days. No,
it's not my rheumatism. And she didn't kick me in the
shins at the Webfoot Waddle Saturday night. It all happened
at the big football final down at the corner lot Saturday
I was on my way up to the Blue Boy, and as usual, I was
taking a shortcut across the Fairview School grounds. There
were a bunch of kids warming up for a grid battle, but I
was going along minding my own business when, all of a
sudden, one of these kids yelled at me.
"Hey Mister, can you play football? We need another
That did it. I haven't played since my grade school days,
so I joined them. This kid said he was the captain of the
Kitsilano Cougars and he explained that his ace quarterback hadn't showed up.
The dirty-faced captain of our opponents, the Fairview
Bulldogs, said the team would let me play for the Cougars
as long as they could have the top end of the field.
Dig Out The Shoulder Pads
We won the toss, so they kicked to us. A little squirt
raised both arms over his head, lowered them, and then ran
up to the ball just like in big-time football. I looked up in
amazement when this little squirt booted one for a good 35
yards right at me.
I caught the pigskin and started to run. But that was
where I made a mistake. I should have passed because as
soon as I started to move, something hit me and I fell to the
ground like a ton of bricks.
That was enough for me. I let the other guys carry the
ball from then on. I just threw passes until my arm was
It was a close game all the way. And with three minutes
left, the score was tied at 15-all. We were in possession of
the ball. It was our last down and we were on their 30-yard
line.  We just had to get a touchdown.
One of our men had played end for Ranji Mattu's Blue
Bombers and he could catch anything, so we decided to try
a pass. We huddled, and the captain called a play which he
said he had seen the Magee team use a couple of weeks ago.
It Wat A Thrilling Finish
The play called for a long diagonal pass following a
reverse. The captain, playing blocking back, received the
ball, and turned and handed it to me as I cut across behind
him. Fading off to the right, I looked ahead to the left for
the kid I was supposed to pass to.
The tricky little ex-Blue Bomber had run to the left and
then made a sharp break for the goal-line. I nearly threw
my arm off as I hurled a long, high'pass in his direction.
I didn't think he would get it because the pass seemed to
be too far ahead of him. But the kid jumped up in the air
and pulled down the pigskin like a veteran, just as he was
crossing the Bulldogs' line. It was a touchdown, and the
game ended, 20-15, for the Cougars.
After the game, I hobbled off to the Blue Boy where I
bumped into Kicker and Mike. These two characters talk
about nothing but football all the time, so I tried to evade
Besides, this guy called Kicker didn't get his name because
of his ability on the gridiron, although he can boot a mean
kick. He got his name from kicking so many characters in
the teeth.
Kicker Broke With A Scoop
But this guy Kicker beckoned to me when he saw me
come in the door, so, not wishing to get into his bad books,
I meandered over to him.
"Say listen, Luke," he said. "I got a scoop for youse. I
hear some BTO's talking about putting on a big East-West
game here on New Year's Day."
I thought he was kidding, so I brushed him off.
But today I heard more news on this grid deal. It seems
there are some sport-minded business men who wish to
promote a Canadian Inter-collegiate Football Championship
series. It would be a two-game series to be played here on
Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
This would taean that UBC's Thunderbirds, Western
Conference champions, would get a chance to tackle the
eastern titlists. •
It sounds like a great idea as long as we don't get rooked
like we did in the Hardy Cup series. Here's hoping the
deal goes through.
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Grads Need New
Executive Group
• THE    GRADUATING    classes
will   hold   their   elections  on
Thursday, November 22, at 12:30, in
A.P. 208.
They will elect the following
officers: President, vice-presidtent,
secretary, treasurer, class vale-
dectorian, class prophet, clasn
poet, class will.
wishing     Physical     Education
credits should contact president of
the club (ALma 0576D.
day, November 22.
• FOUND  -   In   Science  300,  n '
moonstone brooch set in Yiligre
gold. Apply to the janitor.
two seven  man   teams  when
they entrain for Spokane this afternoon to defend their Pacific
Coast Inter-Collegiate Cross Country title which they have won for
the past two years.
Leading the 'Birds will be Ken
McPherson, who led the team entries last year though actually he
was beaten by Bob Lynn, running
as an Independent. McPherson hurt
his knee while working this summer an dwai forced to pass up the
Intramural cross country but he U
in good shape now and will enter
the meet as a strong favorite.
Number two man on the UBC
team ls Al Bain, who copped the
local derby and may give McPherson a real run ln Spokane.
The balance of the first team Is
made up of Jack Carlisle, Pat
Minchin, Doug Knott, Al Pierce
and Pete De Vooght, If his Injured
leg ls okayed by the medicos.
BIU Wood, Lloyd Tambollne, Art
Porter, Ken McLeod, Bob Lane,
Len Jenkins and Harry Kabush
make up the second team.
Pucksters Cop
Third Straight
• THE   THUNDERBIRD   pucksters have done it again.   It
was 5-4 this time and the New
Westminster Paper Mills' team was
the victim.
The scene was the New Westminster arena and the time was
9 o'clock on Sunday night. It was
just the spot for the UBC team's
third straight win. They are still
Star of the evening waa Terry
Nelford who got a couple for the
'Birds. Nelford played the most
oustandlng game of his entire
career as he led the team to another triumph.
The other goal* for the 'Birds
were scored by Jerry Shumka, Bob
Saunders, and Jim Bell. Shumka
and Chuck Keating also got assists.
The Paper Mills' team gave the
'Birds their first scare of the year
aa they scored three quick goals
to come from a 5-1 deficit to a
close 5-4 score but the UBC boys
held them off in the dying seconds
of the struggle.
There were only three penalties
in the game with UBC getting
two of them, Bill Buhler for high
sticking and Doug Wetmore for
Buhler, manager of the team,
announced that the time and place
of the next game will be published in The Ubyssey this week. He
pleaded for more support for the
team, saying that the team this
year is the strongest ice hockey
team that UBC haa ever had.
New UBC Club
• THE Swimming Club, under
the tutelage of Doug Whitall,
appears to be in for one of it's
better years.
A meeting will be held in Arts
103, Thursday at 12:30, to shape up
the future of the organization.
Anyone interested please attend.
If the calibre of swimmers is
sufficiently high, the club will
enter teams in meets in Vancouver,
Victoria, south of the line, and
may even race against the prairie
colleges later in the year.
Arts Classes
Go To Polls
high-minded Artsmen who are
proponents of democracy, and this
includes all Artsmen, are hereby
given notice of th? forthcoming
class elections.
The assembled multitude will
elect: president, vice-president, .
secretary-treasurer. If you're a
sophomore, that's second year,
vote in Science 200; while juniors,
that's third year, vote in Science
The time is Friday, 12:30, but of
course it's foolish that there is a
single Artsmen (or woman) who
will not be there.
Awaits BVD Day
Indianapolis resident has become discouraged trying to buv
underwear He says ne is goini;
to  wait for  LTD clay.
will lead the Thunderbird cross country squad when
they leave this afternoon for Spokane and the Fourth Annual
Pacific Coast Cross Country Championships. The meet is
slated for Thursday It noon.
Tuesday, November 20, 1945
Page 4
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
Vets, Varsity Tied For Lead
In Hectic Miller Cup Race
• VARSITY THUNDERBIRDS and Varsity Veterans, tied
for the lead in the Miller Cup race for the past four
weeks, continued to dominate the league as they both ran
roughshod over Rowing Club and Meralomas respectively at
Brockton Point Saturday. UBC also hit the win column
when they eked out a close 6-5 decision over Ex-Britannia.
Displaying unexpected scoring ~""""~~"""""""~~~"~"""""""~"""
power, the 'Birds gave the Clubbers the worst trouncing they have
absorbed in the last two seasons.
The Rowers opened the scoring
after just two minutes of play
when Jack Sim set up Art Hicks,
most valuable player in the league,
to send them out in front 3-0.
Hicks'  conversion was short.
Varsity camo back strong and
tied the score ten minutes later as
Don Nesbit, after he had drawn no
less than five men in going from
Rowing Club's 25-yard line to the
five, passed to Dave Story and he
whipped over into the end zone,
Nesbit converted to send Varsity
out in front 5-3 as the half ended.
With the start of the final stanza,
the Students went on a rampage
that left their opponents baffled.
Story began the parade of trys
with his second of the afternoon
and in quick succession Hec Rossetti, Hartt Crosby, Bob Croll, and
Barney Curby crossed the Rowers'
goal-line. Nesbitt added two more
converts and a penalty drop kick
to finish the scoring at 27-3 in
favor of Varsity.
It was a complete reversal of
form for the 'Birds and makes
them favorites to repeat last year's
winning of the crown. The winners
were led by their tricky back, Bob
Croll, who, along with Don Nesbit,
set up most of the scoring plays.
However, it was not just acouple
of players who deserve credit for
thc much-needed win. The whole
squad played well and for this
reason they should be hard to beat
from now on.
In the feature struggle of the
day, Varsity Veterans dropped
Meralomas out of first place as
they withstood a terrific sustained
drive in the last 10 minutes to
come out on top, 11-5.
But for the smart scrum work of
the Vets, the outcome might have
been very different. With the
score 8-5 in favor of the Vets,
Meralomas put on the pressure and
were inside Varsity's two-bit line
time and again. They tried to set
up their ace kicker, Danny Holden
for a field goal but were not successful as their scrum couldn't
match that of the Veterans.
Varsity clinched the victory with
a breakaway in the dying moments
of the game.
In the UBC - Ex-Britannia fixture, the Blue and Gold won out
by way of their two* trys scored
by Harry Cannon and Chuck
• HOOP MENTOR - Art Johnson proved his abilities as a
cage coach in Bellingham as his
under-rated Chiefs stopped a
stronger WWC squad than the
Thunderbirds bounced here a week
ago. The Chiefs took a 50-43 victory from the Vikings at WWC
Saturday night.
e> UBC co-eds are really moving
up in their fancy silverware
collection campaign. Latest of
their goals ls the Inter-collegiate
Archery Competition, held Monday
and today.
Each University is shooting on
its own campus, thc results being
wired to Western Ontario. Among
the other Universities taking part
are McGill, Queens, Toronto and
yVcstcrn Ontario.
Each member of thc team Is
allowed 24 arrows at 30 yards, at
40 yards and at 50 yards.
UBC's aspiring female Robin
Hoods arc Eva Black, team captain,
Maxine Johnson, Doreen Clark,
Heather Blundell, Irene Berto,
Juanlta Goodman, Mary Ann Norton and Audrey Thomson.
Fencers Welcomed
At Meet Wed. Noon
• HAVE YOU HAD visions of
being a cavalfcr? If so, come
to hear Mr. H. Atkenson. fencing
instructor of gym classes, speak
on the sport. If not. come anyway.
The meeting is 12:30 noon. Wednesday in Arts 106. Steve Howlett
asks nil members of th. Foncini'
Club to be there. Anyone interested in joining the club, onv of
the newest on th: campus, is welcome.
Varsity's Number Two Quintet
Upsets Washington Teachers
•   OF VARSITY'S hoop quintette, the UBC Chiefs showed
the way Saturday as they invaded Western Washington
to take a 50-43 victory from the Vikings in a last-minute
The Thunderbirds didn't fare so well. Although they gave
the Oregon Webfoots a scare in the first half, Coach Hobson's.
Green and Yellow squad swamped UBC in the second half
to walk off with a 49-35 victory«in the second game of their
series here at UBC.
Soccer Seniors
Tied By Savoy
• UBC's soccer teams had themselves a good weekend on the
windy pitches. Varsity drew with
Savoys 2-2, and UBC beat Coquitlam 1-0.
This draw left Varsity tied for
third place in the 'A' division,
while UBC's win puts them in sole
possession of second place in the
'B' division.
On the stadium upper field, the
Varsity roundballers had a rough
time with the wind in the first
half. Savoys, with the wind in
their favor, racked up a couple of
counters before Varsity could get
organized. The visitor's second
goal was truly a story-book feat,
as Hughie Brown dived head first
to head in a low cross from the
Varsity's right full-back Oeorge
Wilson sprained his ankle and the
lineup was shifted so that Bob
Wilson played right wing and Bud
Ray took over goal-tending duties.
Just before the half ended, Varsity centre forward, Harry Kermode, tapped the ball through the
posts to put the Blue and Oold
in the scoring column and end the
halfs scoring in Savoys' favor 2-1.
In the second half, Varsity had
the wind behind them but they
didn't have their share of luck.
The Varsity team was camped in
Savoys' territory during the whole
half and the best they could do
was a tally by Sid Oorrie who
headed in one of Bob Wilson's
The boys showed their usual
brand of fast, clean ball-playing
plus an abundance of spirit, but
they lacked that finishing touch in
front of the goal.
At Kerrisdale Park, the sharp
UBC aggregation, with the help of
their new coach Alec Ross, beat
Coquitlam on a first half goal by
forward Bill Thomas. The youngsters held on to this lead throughout the game and the win over
the Valley farmers put UBC in
second place.
There will be a practice for both
teams on Wednesday on the upper
field at 3:30; and on the same
evening at 7:30 there will be a reorganization meeting with both
coaches in attendance. The meeting will be held in the Stadium
south locker room.
Men Seek Revival
Of Grass Hockey
threatening to return to the
campus after the New Year, and a
meeting will be held for all those
interested in this sport at Arts
108 this Thursday at noon.
Competition for the Allen Cup.
emblematic of tnen's grass hockey
supremacy in the city, will be resumed in January with teams from
Vancouver, West Van., North Van.,
nnd the East Indians included in
the set-up.
Captain Black, DVA Counsellor
on the campus, and Dr. Warren
and Professor Richmond have
shown interest and have agreed
to help re-instate the sport at UBC.
Anyone interested in grass hockey, irrespective of previous experience, is invited to attend
Thursday's meeting. For further
information, phone Le Bullen at
ALma 1218L.
Led by Marge Watt who scored
all her team's goals, Varsity
blanked UB'C Thirds 3-0, in a
women's grass hockoy game played
at Connaught Park Saturday.
Although the number one team
outscored their junior opponents.
it was the less-experienced Thirds
who had the edge in play and only
lack of finish in front of the goal
stopped them.
New Varsity captain i.s Eulie
White while Barbara Coles will
lead  Thirds.
The hoop fans were hanging
from the rafters In the Varsity
Oym for the final Oregon tilt, and
the crowd got plenty of thrills in
the first 20 minutes as the lead
changed hands at least seven
At half time, the score stood at
26-22 for the Webfoots, but due to
the efforts of Captain Bob "Ham-
mie" Hamilton, they soon stretched
their lead to 14 points, and held
that lead until the final whistle.
Coming onto the floor after the
breather, the Ducks also threw a
zone defence at the Thunderbirds,
breaking up their scoring plays almost completely.
The game contained much more
bodily contact than Friday's tilt,
and consequently the referees,
Brian Lewis and Floyd Fester,
were kept busy throughout the
In the Chiefs-Vikings contest
down in Bellingham, Coach Lappy
Lappenbusch's Vitamin Kids jumped off to a 10-0 start before the
Blue and Gold cagers eould even
get a shot away. But they closed
the count to 25-18 by the breather.
The Chiefs, led by big pivotman
Herb Capozzi, moved up on the
Vikings until the score was 42-40
for WWC with three minutes left
to play. At this point, UBC staged
a final drive which netted them 10
points to the Vikings' one.
The Chiefs resume play in the
local Inter-city Senior A loop this
week, and the Thunderbirds will
attempt their first invasion of the
season, travelling to Victoria to
meet the Dominoes, former Canadian Champions, next Saturday
The Victoria team will play a re-
turn match with the Thunderbirds
here at Varsity Gym on the following Saturday night, December
OREGON-Hamilton 14, Hays 7,
Wilkinds 7, Berg 11, Bray 3,
Wright 4, Stamper 3, Allen, Hof-
fine,vRandup.    Total 49.
UBC—Robertson 10, Sykes 1.
Bakken 3. Webwr 4, McGeer 1,
Franklin 4, Kermode 6, Clarkson,
Nicol, Henderson.   Total 35.
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