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The Ubyssey Oct 21, 1944

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No. 13
Mock Parliament Causes Riots
French Canada on Warpath
Over Amendment of BIN Act:
Independents Lose Power
•   FIRST VENTURE of the newly formed National Independent party into the field of federal government ended
in the issue being thrown back to the voters at Wednesday's
Mock Parliament in Brock Hall. ,
The  Independents,   led  by  Jim        """"■""~""™~"~"~~~~~~~""""~
Wilson, strode briskly through the
first session, passing the Statute
of Sovereignty and Candidates
Qualification act but stumbled on
the Senate abolition bill and fell
completely on a vote of confidence.
The CCF signified their willingness to form a government, but the
members were anxious to return
home to their wives and families
over the week-end and decided to
settle the issue by an election.
Giving the federal government
power to amend or revise the
British North America act providing any change is passed by
five provincial legislatures, the
Statute of Sovereignty passed after an hour's wrangling.
The Candidates Qualifications
bill evoked less lengthy mud-illng-
Ing but of Intensified nature. Abolishing pond posting and property
requirements for candidates and
Instituting aptitude tests for prospective MJVs, the bill also raised
the salary of parliamentary members to $10,000 per year.
Liberal members from French
Canadian constituencies shattered
the calm of the session by demanding defeat of the Sovereignty
act on the grounds that it menaced the "rights, privileges and
liberties" of French Canada.
Liberal MPs Allan Ainsworth
and Les Raphael stood alone a-
galnst the house on this point.
Ainsworth put forth a plea for
their rights in French, amid cries
of "asseyez-vous" and "fermez la
bouche" from the house.
The two strode angrily from the
floor after the bill was passed, still
proclaiming that the result would
be war.
Later a special bulletin was read
announcing that rioting had broken out in St. Agava, the constituency represented by Mr. Raphael.
Conservative members left during the recess to fight riots and
returned late, wearing badges and
"The riots have been quelled,
Mr.   Speaker,"   said  John  Green,
and the French Canadian problem seemed settled for the moment. Ainsworth and Raphael resumed their seats and the debate
swung Into the question of the
usefulness of the Senate.
Independents scored the practice
of "playing politics" ln appointments, and choosing senators for
"services rendered" so that the
senate was composed of "tired old
men put to pasture",
Opposition to the bill centered
around modification to make the
Senate more democratc and useful. After defeat of the bill, the
government was defeated on a
vote of confidence by 21-19,
Professor F. G. C. Wood, honorary president of the Parliamentary
Forum, was governor-general and
delivered the speech, which was
passed, from the throne.
WUS Holds
Tea Dance
• GREAT project of the
Women's Undergraduate
Society war work scheme
for October, will be a tea
dance next Tuesday commencing at 3:30, in the
Eight hundred tickets have been
printed and the objective will be
$200. They will be sold on the
campus for 25 cents by WUS members.
The Women's Undergraduate
Society has replaced tag days this
year by energwic monthly drives
to raise money for the University
Red Cross Fund because, in the
opinion of WUS president Barbara Greene, "Students can enjoy
themselves while adding to the
university Red Cross fund."
Students are invited to relax and
become one big happy family a-
gain after Fraternity and Sorority rushing at the tea dance on
Big Doings in Store for
Grads at Homecoming
• CHEERING CROWDS, sparkling football, barbershop
quartettes, a galaxy of "ta-ra-ra-boom-te-ay" dancing
girls and a sterling Players Club production entitled "He
Ain't Done Right By Our Nell" will weave a colorful Homecoming program for returning university grads and their
UBC hosts at the annual University of British Columbia
Homecoming ceremonies on Saturday, October 28.
Welcoming festivities will com
mence at 2:30 in the Stadium
when University Chancellor the
Honorable E. W. Hamber has the
first kick-off at the Varsity Thunderbirds vs. Vancouver All-Stars
English rugby game commencing
at 2:30.
Arthur Delamonts band will appear.
From there alums will gather
at a mass Alumni meeting in
Brock Hall to refresh nostalgic
UBC memories, renew old varsity acquaintances, and regain the
"old  school  tie"  atmosphere.
President Norman Archibald
MacKenzie, new president of the
university, will provide the final
link between the old and the new
varsity associations when he formally greets alums at the Alumni
Association dinner in the Brock
Building. Reservations for the
tickets must be made by phoning
ALma 1231 before October 27.
An "Old Music Hall" potlatch
featuring a root in' toolin' Players'
Club horse opery entitled "He
Ain't Done Right by Our Nell."
a galaxy of exotic can-can girls
directed   by   Joan   Anderson,   and
an uproarious sing-song will be
the contribution of UBC "actives"
to the welcoming of the Alums.
The Potlatch is free of charge
and all UBC-ites are expected to
come. Seats will be reserved for
the graduates.
A Homecoming Dance commencing at 9:00 p.m. in the Brock will
ring down the curtain for tiie
Homecoming festivities.
Kla-how-ya, Grads! Welcome
back to UBC.
War Aid Council
Holds Barn Dance
• A BARN DANCE, to be held
on November 4 at the Brock,
is thc first major drive contemplated by the War Aid Council,
It will be from 8:30 p.m. to 2:30
a.m., dutch, costing each person
i.bout  75 cents.
Oldest clothes should be worn
so that revellers can join in vigorously with the entertainment
that is scheduled.
Shoes are to be checked at the
door, as barn boots cannot be worn
in thc  Brock.
Porteus Abhors
Defunct Artsijien
•   "WE ARE COMPLETELY disassociating ourselves from the defunct
Artsmen, do not mention them In the same breath", Stuart Porteous,
Commerce Undergraduate president told the Ubyssey today.
""~"—" Planning to hold their own class
Porteus .
. . . CUS Prexy
parties, CUS had not decided what
form they would take, he sale!.
"But," he stated, "we will probably throw a large dinner like the
Commercemen will soon have
their own sweaters and yells, just
as they now have their own pins,
Porteous said, and have already
organized their executive. Professor E. H. Morrow, Head of the Department, had been named the
Commercemen's first Honorary
Commerce women will take an
active part In sport and have elected Dorothy Payson their sports
representative, Porteous said, although no plans have been made
for male participation In sport'ac-
Enabling Commercemen to meet
city business men, the grad banquet, held In the spring, Is already
being planned by CUS, he said.
Sinclair Warns Against
Disunity of Veterans
•   FLIGHT-LIEUTENANT James Sinclair, North Vancouv-
er M.P., speaking to a general meeting of the CURMA
at noon on Friday, expressed his hope that in a few years
after demobilization, the returned men will not (as happened
after the last war, be divided into so many groups that they
will be tools for such evil forces as dangerous political parties.
On   speaking   to   the   returned
men of this campus, Fl.-Lt. Sin-        ~~~—""~~~~———————
clair, a U.B.C. graduate, said that
whereas on his entrance to university, the senior classes were almost wholly composed of returned
men, their situation ls reversed.
In discussing the attitude to be
taken by this war's veterans, the
guest speaker spoke of the sympathy they would receive from President MacKenzie. himself a returned graduate, and from the
forty-eight M.P.'s, veterans of the
last war, and from the twelve returned M.P.'s of this war.
For a large portion of his time,
Fl.-Lt. Sinclair spoke of the financial position of a returned man.
He made it clear to all the members that if a man takes advantage of the Soldier's Land Settlement) Act, by which he gets |6,000
to build on at least an acre of
land, he will not receive the Re-
establishment Credit.
He cleared up the confusion in
some men's minds regarding the
Rehabilitation Credit which in no
way affects the Educational grants.
The guest M.P. said that the
Canadian Legion has had the chief
affect on soldier legislation in the
last twenty years. But he hoped
that at a not too far distant date,
the Pensions Act might be changed
so that death coming to a serviceman in Canada not due to the
war will not leave his family destitute.
Stanford Vets
'Hot Potatos'
• PALO ALTO, October 18-
(CUP) —Returned veterans —
75 of them—present a problem on
the Stanford campus which one of
the veterans himself has called a
"hot potato."
Stanford students — returning
students, civilian students) and the
Stanford Daily—wonder just how
hot this potato will become. For
that reason this editorial throws
open the entire question to the
student body.
The Daily questions the advisability of an organization which
would separate veterans from thi;
other students. Stanford is an example of community life, of community ondcavor aud a community
sharing of common, prooiems.
At other universities veterans
m ganizations have not served in
the best interest of thc veterans.
They have split campus interests,
they have attracted undesirable
political elements and have further emphasized the difference
between   men   who   have   experi-
mid-Terms Rear
Ugly Heads
• MID-TERMS for the younger
set on the campus will commence the end of next week.
Those first and second year students who are interested in the
actual dates may apply at the
Dean's office on Monday, October
23, when further information regarding the fateful days will be
Habitual studiers of the bridge
table at the Brock will probably
find that their consciences will
curtail them from following their
favorite pastime.
A second group who spend most
of their lives at the Caf will no
doubt be taking a feverish interest in other places.
These students have certain obligations to live up to; they do not
forget that the University passes
on all undesirable characters to
the Selective Service.
There is a last group of men and
women who have earnestly spent
their time on the worthwhile
things in life. This group, small
in number, surprisingly do best
when the day of reckoning comes.
UBC Redshirts
Celebrate Banquet
With SnakeParade
• VANCOUVER was rudely brought back from a dreamy
existence on Thursday night, when 150 sciencemen, mostly second year, participated in the first Science snake parade
in years. This year's parade was in the form of a conga line,
and their route of march took them down Granville Street
and through three of the downtown theatres.
Science yells could be heard the      ——^——————^———
Lois Reid Takes
Pringle Bursary
length and breadth of downtown,
but despite this rather boisterous
portion of thc evening, the general opinion of sciencemen was that
the affair was "fairly orderly."
Scienceman style was cramped,
but not much, when, for the first
time in history, a sciencewoman
I attended their annual feed.
Though she didn't indulge in the
tradtional science sweater, Marge
Stockeland arrived capped with a
vivid red beret.
Sciencemen and woman gathered at the Commodore Caberet to
eat and listen to several interesting talks. The evening's feature
speaker was Dr. J. A Crumb, who
in his talk outlined the development of power exploitation in
British Columbia since 1887. Introducing Dr. Crumb, chairman
Roy Morton explained carefully
why he had asked an Arts professor to be the guest speaker.
The other guest speakers were
Professors W. H. Gage, H. D.
Smith, and H. C. Gunning, who all
made entertaining contributions
to the evening. Professor Gage
and Dr Smith, besides their "sidesplitting" jokes, told of some of
their experiences at the Bridge
River power project. Dr. Smith,
though he expressed his approval
of them in general, complained
that the champagne was not of
his favorite vintage.
Dr. Gunning discussed a few of
the problems arising out of the
donning of a dress shirt, and stressed the necessity for more research
in this line.
Departing from the general quiet of the evening, the Banquet
closed with the traditional Science
yells and songs, just prior to thu
snake parade.
Registration At
Queens Falls Off
• KINGSTON, October 18
—(CUP) — Registration
on the Queen's University
campus this year with a registration total of 1,435 students—is 171 less than last
Registration figures at Queen's
have been dropping ever since the
start of the war and this year have
reached the lowest point in some
years. The 1939 enrollment was
While co-ed enrollment has
jumped by 50 over last year there
are 221 fewer men. Stringent NSS
regulations which resulted In the
expulsion of a number of Arts
students last year, and the abolition of the No. 2 Canadian Army
University Course under which
Queen's lectures, account for this
Although Science enrollment has
increased considerably there is a
great reduction in registration figures for Arts and Meds.
• LOIS C. REID, fourth
year Arts student, and
women's athletic represena-
tive on the student council,
is the winner of the FO. Rev.
George Robert Pringle Memorial Bursary of $200 for
academic ability, unselfish
character and dctive leadership in university sport.
This bursary has been endowed
by friends and associates in memory of the much beloved graduate,
who was killed on January 24,
1943, while on active service overseas.
The award was made on the recommendation of the Joint Faculty
Committee on Prizes, Scholarships,
and Bursaries.
Very versatile in sports, Miss
Reid is a leader in grass-hockey,
basketball, tennis, badminton; winning the E'.C. Junior Championship
in 1941.
Even while attending Point Grey
Junior High school she was an
active participant in sports.
She is president of the Women'*
Athletic Association for the second
time in succession and coach of
badminton in the Physical Education work.
Rir force Band
Plays Rt flleet
• WESTERN Air Command's popular dance
band will be featured Tuesday noon at the Totem pep-
meet. Band leader WOl Joe
Micelli is well known around
the campus, and since his
last appearance here has
been promoted from Flight
Sergeant. Ron Grantham,
Mamooks president, stated
that he hoped Micelli wouldn't "go classic with his promotion."
This pep-meet is to sponsor the
sale of the great little book, the
Totem. If you are desirous of
buying a Totem take a dollar a-
long with you to the pep-meet
for your down payment. Also, If
you haven't already done so, you
will be urged to beetle down to
the Brock basement and have your
picture taken.
Next week is the last time available for this, and no pictures will
be used if they aren't taken this
year, and taken by the Totem photographer.
A Homecoming pep meet will
be held Friday of this week, probably featuring the Varsity, Dance
President Installed at fall Congregation
• DR. NORMAN A. Mac-
KENZIE will be formally
installed as president of the
University of British Columbia and degrees will be conferred upon sixty more graduates at ceremonies to be
held in the gym Wednesday
afternoon, October 25.        '
There will be many notable persons at Congregation this year, including delegates from almost 50
universities in Canada and the
United States.
Dr. MacKenzie is the first of
the throe presidents of this university to be formally installed.
This year the Board of Governors and the Senate decided to establish the President at the same
time as Congregation Dean Daniel IJuchanan is head of the inaugurating committee, the first of
Its kind ever formed on this campus.
The Honorable Eric W. Hamber
will officially welcome Dr. MacKenzie to the presidency. In the
course of the ceremony, Dr. Isabel
Maclnnes will speak for the Faculty. Brig. Sherwood Lett, D.S.O.,
M.C., E.D, will represent the Alumni, and Dick Bibbs, president
of the A.M.S., will say a few
words for the Undergraduate Society.
Dr. MacKenzie will then give the
Congregation address, and the degrees will be conferred.
The following guests will receive
the honorary degree of Doctor of
Law: Hon. Ray Atherton, American ambassador to Canada; Hon.
Lui Shih Shun, Chinese ambassador; Rt. Hon Malmolm MacDonald, High Commissioner to Canada; and Maj-Gen. G, R. Pearkes,
Following this, the various degrees will be presented to the
graduates of this university.
Autumn congregation is held under the auspices of tne Senate to
confer degrees on those who finish their courses in  the summer.
A committee headed by Dr. D.
J. Todd, and appointed by the Senate, has been carrying out the
details of Congregation for the
past eight years.
Any students wishing to obtain
an invitation for the occasion
should see Dick Bibbs in the A
M.S. office. It is understood that
there arc over 500 invitations a-
On Tuesday morning all the
chairs will be removed from the
library for the ceremony, and will
not be returned until Wednesday
Tea will be served in Brock Hall
after tho ceremony. Page Two
.Saturday, October 21, 1944
• from the editor's pen » » »
Campus Voodoo
We hesitate to say anything more about
Arts elections. Our words may be obsolete
even as they issue from the typewriter.
Council, at this moment, still maintains that
third and fourth year Arts are dead on this
campus. They said something like this Monday about second year Arts, but by some
voodoo magic we now have a zombie walking around the campus calling itself a second
year Arts executive.
This zombie will be subjected to more
voodoo next Monday in the hope that it
will again be able to hold up its head like
all good little Arts executives. There remains
just one thing we have to say about these
Arts executives and then we are through
with them.
Arts executives will always be zombies
no matter how many'minutes council passes
declaring that they are alive as long as they
have nothing to do on this campus except
arrange for a class party. That's what a
zombie is: a dead soul wandering the earth
looking for something to do.
A zombie just haunts people, and our
Arts executives serve only to haunt this
campus.  There should be a change in our
constitution which would allow for a switch
in jobs between those organizations which
have too many and those which have too
few. *
We' know this is our old line again, but
we are determined to keep hitting on it
until we either re-kill our zombies or res-
surrect them completely from the dead.
MUS President Les Raphael seems to
be satisfied only to achieve a slate of officers
for each Arts year. His conscience and the
AMS constitution will be eased, Arts will
be happy and council has four new minutes
for the book.
But this is only dodging the issue. Until
Arts executives are given a job this same old
problem will occur every year. The question
was dodged completely last year when for
some reason or other a president of the
Arts Undergraduate Society was not elected
for this year.
Some of the confusion of this year is
probably a result of last year's mistake. But
let us forget last year's mistakes and begin
now to build sound student government for
this university, not forgetting that Artsmen
should have a good share in running student
Special Events
In looking over the list of the Special
Events Committee's pass features for the
coming year we notice a tendency on the
part of our committee to bring to this campus
only a certain type of entertainment.
Future pass features planned include
the University String Orchestra; John Haddad, tenor; Frances James, soprano; Adolf
Koldofsky, violinist; and Reah Sadowsky,
pianist. We are led to believe that these
artists are the only ones to appear on the
campus this year.
We hope that this is not the case and
that our committee wiU^ring to UBC entertainment of a more varied nature. We understand the difficulties under which'the committee works. They have to grab who ever
is available in Vancouver, and sometimes it
is hard to find out who will be in the city
and when.
For this reason the Special Events Committee has ajways been under fire from all
the many different people on the campus.
We do not want to put them under fire. We
merely want to remind them tKat we want
variety and expect them to work for that
variety as much as possible.
If it so happens that only certain types
of entertainers will be in Vancouver this
season, then we will accept that excuse. We
wish to congratulate Greg Millar and his
efforts to establish the University String
Orchestra and also the committee for lending
its support to the new organizations.
The absences of a string orchestra on
this campus has had a detrimental effect on
good music at UBC. The success of the
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, under the
direction of Dr. Fabien Sevitzky, showed
that this university is "hungry" for good
music, as Dr. Sevitzky so ably put it.
We are hungry for good music, but we
also have an appetite for other types of
music—and for other types of entertainment.
• people and things     by Cal whitehead
•    ONE OF THE best and strongest prods
to action known to man is the persistance
of the hunger and thirst drives to be satisfied,
(what kind of a sentence is that????)
Any group of fools knows that, and besides them the Students' Council knows it
too. In fact it was the Council's willingness
to recognize this, that resulted in the reopening of the Brock Dining Room.
But  the  Brock  Dining
Room caters only to those
who want to buy meals or
light lunches. All others who
want   to   eat   have   to   just
march right over to the Caf.
The iron-clad rule which
states that students must not
bring their lunches into the
Brock building or eat any
meal other than those served
in the Dining Room seems
to defy the very purpose for
which the Brock was built; to provide comfortable   relaxation   for   students   in   their
leisure time.
Since leisure time for most of the students comes at lunch time, they cannot be
expected to walk all the way over to the
Brock in order that they may have only a
few moments relaxation.
This group of students, the ones who
have heavy courses and who work hard at
them, are the group who are in need of a
building like the Brock.
Why deny it to them?
Was there no room planned in the original building for students to eat their
lunches? Or was there one planned which
was cut out in order to conserve the building
materials which were so short at the time
of construction?
I shall not attempt to answer those questions because I was not in on the planning
and I have not even seen the plans.
But I do not have to see the plans in
order to see the need for a lunch room
in which a student may eat a lunch he has
brought out from home and in which he
may buy milk, coffe, tea or Coke to drink
with it.
Now as the lights go dim and the crystal
ball gets clearer I begin to see it all in
complete detail.
There is a small semi-circular counter
at the end of the room. This is attended by
two people. There are a group of students
clustered about the counter and now as
the vision comes closer I see that one of the
attendants is pouring a cup of coffee and the
other is opening a bottle of pop.
In the other part of the room I see tables
with students seated at them, serenely eating
their lunches, which consist of sandwiches
and some sort of a beverage.
As I look about the room I see the floor
and many tables spotlessly clean and even
as I stare dumbfounded I see students walk
over to the waste receptacle and deposit
their waste in it.
Something strikes me about this room;
it is familiar and yet strange.   I have the
feeling I have been here before.
All of a sudden I have it!
It is the Men's Smoker Room in the
Brock Hall.
Now the vision begins to fade and the
glass ball grows murky—my last glimpse
of the room remains in my mind. Something
seems to be reaching out to grasp me.
That is it; I have it! It is a framed
petition on the wall which bears the names
of UBC students who demanded the room
for its convenience to their own den for relaxation.
Above it is inscribed the words "Tuum
The   vision   has   faded.    Two   dollars,
please. •
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The Varsity Christian Fellowship will hold their first Sunday
tea of this year at 1,690 Mathews
Avenue, on Sunday, October 22,
from 4:30 to 6:00. Reverend Forrest Johnson of Calgary Baptist
Church will be \i\c guest speaker.
A hearty welcome is extended to
students of any year to attend.
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iNCOftPONATto an may fro. Saturday, October 21, 1944
Page Three
Tracy Film Paves Way
For Seventh Loan Drive
•   YESTERDAY, at noon, the short "Tomorrow John Jones"
was presented for the benefit of Varsity students.  The
picture, starring Spencer Tracy, used the University as a
Considerate Corn Cutters Clip Crop
President MacKenzie's opening
address gave the students a reason to support the coming Victory
Loan whole-heartedly. "If we are
unable to give monetary support
to the Loan," said the President,
"we should contribute to It by encouraging friends and members of
your family to purchase bonds "
The main reasons given by the
president In asking for student
support are:
1. This will be one of the few
ways we can make our contribution towards winning the war and
also share in a small proportion
the sacrifices demanded by war.
2. Continuing demands make it
essential that production of munitions and materials of war be continued.
3. This is one of the best ways
of preventing Inflation.
portent  for  the  seventh Victory
The film itself is not only im-
Loan but is also important to the
fame of U.B.C.
The whole theme of the short
Centres itself around the university. The motto itself "Tuum Est,'1
is the instigator which showed Mr.
Tracy where his duty led him.
Since this picture is being shown
from coast to coast, the honor and
prominance shown to U.B.C. is a
matter In which the students
should take great pride.
It had been expected that the
complete short would be taken
at the University and that Spencer Tracy would come here for
the filming. This, however, could
not be done because when final
arrangements were completed,
there was not enough time to carry out the original plans.
The filming was a composite
work. M.G.M. took some shots
and also used some of the standard "stills."
The filming, taken last spring
by the National Film Co. for the
production of "Universities at<
War" has not yet been released.
This production is expected to be
kept as a permanent record of the
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A meteorologist is a Science-
man who can look into the eyes of
a beautiful girl and tell whether,
WHO CARES?-The Bureau cf
Minor Reasearch that concerns itself with secondary matter!, will
soon meet to consider the question: "Can Betty Grable act?"
FATS AND FIGURES—According to the British Ministry of Information a 5Mi-ton jerk will break
the cords of a parachute. If they
mean Goering, why don't they
say so?
• CORN IS A wonderful thing!
In fact it is a number of wonderful things! And it haa a large
number of uses, too.
Some corn is what people talk.
And some corn is what people
write. (Please, let us refrain from
the obvious remark.) And some
corn is what people eat. But the
corn I am telling of is something
else again.
For it is the kind that cows eat!
At least that is what they tell
me it is for. And they ought to
know. After all, they grew it.
Not the cows but the farmers, I
Of course you have all seen it.
You must have seen it on your
way to lectures In the early bright
(or not so bright if it was foggy)
But it couldn't Have been too foggy for you to see it.
Or maybe you didn't have your
eyes open that early in the morning. But you must have had them
open by the time you were on your
way home. In which case you
must have seen it then. Unless,
of course, you were standing up
and couldn't see anything.
Well then, if you haven't seen
it yet, you had better look at it
this afternoon on your way home.
But I almost forget. You can't!
That is the tragedy of it all. You
can't see it. Because it is cut
And that is what I have been
telling you. The corn is cut down.
And it has been cut down for the
cows. And it has to be for the
cows, because it is no good for
You see, this corn is harder than
the kind that people eat, so when
It is cooked, it is too soft. (I
know it sounds crazy but that's
what they told me and they ought
to know.)
So it is all to be given to the
cows to eat. But don't worry. I
think the cows like this hard corn
that is too soft. Cows seem to see
things in a different light from us1.
They tell me, too, that this is a
really cornacious crop. (Corned
that phrase myself.)   Despite ad
verse weather conditions, it took
"it is up to you" to heart and now
it is up. Oh no, I forget. It is
down, now. But it was up.
Now it Is colng to be stored In
a silo as silage. I guess the cows
will like it as silage just as well as
Perhaps you would be interested to know (or perhaps not)
that it was cut down by a hone
with a corn cutter. Or was it corn
binder? How would; I know? I'm
no farmer.
Well, now you all know. The
corn is cut and it is for cows. At
least that corn is. If you don't
khow what other corn ls for, why
didn't you read the second paragraph? Or better still—this whole
story? Oh—you have your reasons, have you.
Did I tell you where the corn
is (was)? I didn't. Well, it is
(was) in the east or is it the south
field? WeU, it is In the first field
on your left as you come to, and
second field on your right as you
leave Varsity. Or Is it vice-versa?
Well, maybe it's on the—aw heck
—I found it.
Now you look for it.
Canada Year Book
1943-44 Available
• PUBLICATION of the 1943-44
edition of the Canada Year
Book has recently been announced
by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics at Ottawa, and the new volume is now on supply to the public.
In general, the edition presents
a study of the social and economic
conditions of the Dominion, and
many new features illustrate the
effect of the war on Canada's economic structure. Included are
the results of investigations related to post-war reconstruction and
the rehabilitation of ex-service
A limited number of cloth-
bound editions have been set aside
for university students and teachers, obtainable at the reduced
rate of fl. Applications for these
editions should be addressed to:
The Dominion Statistician, Dom-
inlan Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa.
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1926 30
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4 New World Markets for Canadian Nickel
Made Plant Expansion Necessary
When the Canadian Nickel industry was faced with the
loss of ninety per cent of its markets at the close of the
first World War, the men who managed this industry set
themselves resolutely to the task of finding new peacetime
markets for Canadian Nickel.
By intensive research, new Nickel alloys were developed for
specific uses. A corps of engineers was employed to demon*
strate to peacetime industries throughout the world the
superiority of Nickel alloys for scores of uses.
Step by step, new markets were built up. By 1926 the
demand for Canadian Nickel had increased to such an
extent that work was commenced on the construction of
great new plants in Canada.
Between 1926 and 1930 the Canadian Nickel industry paid
out fifty millions of dollars for Canadian labor and materials.
Expansion has continued up to the present.
Today Canadian Nickel is again devoted to war purposes and again the industry looks to the future with
confidence. Plans are ready to develop and expand
old and new peacetime markets, so that the Nickel
industry may continue, through its own initiative
and enterprise, to make still greater contributions to
Canada's welfare.
Tuesday afternoon, ladies gold
wrist watch with black strap. Contact A.M.S  office or ALma 2898-R.
A Parker fountain pen. Tiie clin
on the pen i.s broken off. Please
return to T. C. Assaly, Room 122A,
Science Building.
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A schisophrenic  we  know
Ha.s got  no mother,
But he  doesn't  care —
He's got each other.
Building the 500-fool vhimney at Copper Clif,
Saturday, October 21, 1944
• HERE IS Gordy Sykes explaining the
latest dope on the Senior A basketball
league to fellow Thunderbirds Sandy Robertson, Art Stilwell and Ole Bakken down in
the Caf. Although the situation isn't so
commodious as it might be, the fellows find
smiles for the humorous side of it.
Apparently, Higbies have threatened to
refuse the Senior A league's offer for a
position in their loop, and once more the
hoop moguls are getting uneasy in their
seats. If Higbies won't play, the loop won't
be able to operate with only three teams.
The reason for Higbie's threat is that
Lauries have signed on one of Higbies'
former players, whom Ted Milton thought
would play for his quintet. Without him,
they have but seven players, which is hardly
enough for senior competition.
The executive is still working on the
ticklish proposition and hofle to have the
picture straightened out before the scheduled opening of the Senior A loop, Saturday,
October 28.
the gospel...
according to LUKE MOYLS
• THERE WAS A time when all good sports writers ended
up in heaven, but those days are fast on the wane and
will soon be gone forever. Fortunately, I am one of the few
who still have a chance, although they tell me the odds
are pretty well stacked against me.
Personal, I am dead against this move to refuse sports
scribes who attempt to crash those "pearly gates". After all,
they certainly lead a horrible life during their earthly existence. Surely they should be rewarded for their sufferings.
Now take the case of that Stirling character name of Joe
Fish. Unhappily, Joe had to go to work for a living at an
early age. He was such a keen-minded student, too. All
his teachers at Lord Joshua Q. Cornhusk School were sorry
to see him leave his scholastic pursuits. Doubtless he would
have been a first class scholar.
Started Work As A Copy Boy
Even more unhappily, Joe went to work for a newspaper.
The sheet was quite a respectable one at the time, and he
felt it quite an honor to be offered a position on its staff.
So young Fish started work bright and early one morning
as a copy boy. Somehow he managed to live through that
horrible first day, and the next, and the next, and so on into
his life. But every night he kept hearing screams of "copy
boy" and strange words which issued forth from sundry
However, he became hardened to the atmosphere and
stuck with it. He even became used to the hard knocks of
his singular existence. But he couldn't last at that job.
Everyone knew that. So the kind-hearted sports department
asked him to start writing.
Joe jumped at this offer, and soon became a slave to
copy pencils and typewriters,.
Never Became Sports Editor
It was fun at first, but he soon began to realize that this
job was even worse than that of a copy boy. Instead of taking
guff from just the persons working on the sheet, Joe found
himself being dragged over the coals by every person connected with his stories as well.
But Joe was not so dumb. Although he remained a
sports scribe he advanced as high as he could without losing
his reporter's status. In other words he became a glorified
reporter, and he even went so far as to become a columnist.
No, he wasn't so dumb. He didn't want to have any
more people on his neck than he already had, so Joe never
became a sports editor, for he knew that such fools as these
get it worse than anybody.
So now you know what it's like to be in this racket.
Oh, unhappy day. Such misery is to be found nowhere else
but where sports writers may someday go.
UBC Footballers
In Action Today
• BOTH OF Varsity's soccer
squads will see action today as
Varsity takes a trip into the countryside to play the Coquitlam
eleven on the community cow pasture, and UBC, the other Blue and
Gold outfit takes on South Van at
Wilson Park. Both contests are
slated for 3 o'clock.
The Varsity string has been practising conscientiously during the
past week and should make a good
showing against the less-experienced Fraser River boys. The Students will have only two disadvantages.
The sudden change to fresh air
may have a disrupting effect on
them, and although 13 cows have
been feeding on the Coquitlam soccer square during the past week,
the players doubt whether they
* will be able to dislodge the football from the grass.
Here ls the lineup for the Varsity squad: Goal — Herb Smith;
Right Back — Chuck Bennle; Left
Back — Emil Tautorus; Right Half
—Roy Corrigan; Center Half—Don
Petrie; Left Half — Les Moran;
Outside Right — Cy Olliver; Inside
Right — Pat Campbell; Centre Forward — Fred Hole; Inside Left —
Russ Bagau; Outside Left — Earl
Woods. Coach Is Laurie Baker,
and Bill King and Dave Comparelli
look after the managerial duties.
UBC open their season this afternoon as they travel to Wilson Park
(John Oliver High School) to meet
the South Vanners. As yet, the
boys are without a coach, but they
are being looked after by manager
Pete Runkle in the meantime.
Here is their lineup: Alex Cowie,
Murray Wiggins, Harold Daykin,
Conn Miller, George Gamble,
Maurice Isenor, Hector Rosetti,
Tony Polard, Ken McKay, Keith
Holland, Alex Janes, Bob Robinson, and Gil Blair.
• ANY MALE student who is
under 18 and can run without
limping and can use both arms
is asked to consider turning out
for the new Varsity Inter B basketball team.
The team is a respectable one,
having won two straight contests
in the minor hoop loop, but there
is room for more players. Next
practice will be held on Monday
night at 6:30 in the Varsity gym,
under thc direction of Coach Pete
Cop Second Win
By Trouncing
• PETE McGEER'S Inter 'B'
hoop squad won their second
game in as many starts when they
trounced Duke of Connaught 48-11
in the feature game at King Ed
Gym Tuesday night. In contrast
with their first game, they played
wide-open ball throughout. Nor
were the hot and cold streaks of
the starter in evidence. The boys
could be called nothing short of
hot for four solid quarters.
Just to show how good they were,
Varsity played the whole game
with only six men in strip and
without the services of starry Cliff
Henderson who was out with a
bad ankle. Pete McGeer still has
his problems though. Dave Rea
who rung up eight points in the
game and Chuck Wright who didn't
play, find that their studies prevent
them from turning out any more.
Only six men remain to keep the
team going.
Bill McLeod was high man ln
the Varsity scoring spree finding
the hoop consistently to net 16
points. Gordy Lade was also torrid again with 12 points to his
Finding themselves on the top
half of a 25-6 score at the half-way
mark, Varsity just kept rolling
right on. They were up 37-7 at the
three quarter mark and outscored
the Dukes 11-4 in the last canto
to end up with a 48-11 bulge. Ralph
Cotton was the only Westminster
boy to get more than two points.
He got four!
In the first game of the evening,
Tookes took a thriller from Mc-
Gavins 34-30. Coasting along on
an 11-point lead at one time in tiie
second quarter, they were gradually overhauled till they were
down 27-28 with three minutes to
Then Cam McLeod came through
with a thriller and Dick Ostrosser
sank a foul shot to put them up
30-28. Gordy Hogarth came up
with two more baskets while Mc-
Gavins were scoring one. Hogarth
and Clare McDonald were high
scorers for the victors with eight
points each.
In the last game Stacy's won
their game with Gibsons, a West
Van. club, the hard way. Down
14-9 at the half, they came back
strong to win going away 32-26.
The league is as yet far from
organized but before long the problems will be thrashed out and
divisions and teams will be settled.
Here are the game's scores:
VARSITY: Hough 2, McLeod 16,
Davidson 9, Lade 12, Rea 8, Welsh
1. Total 48.
Rowell 1, Cotton 4, Jones 2, Fowler
2, Sayer, Ibbott, Fraser 2. Total 11.
e coea corner
the coed
• LAURELS to LoU Reid, dynamic WAA president, on being awarded the George Pringle
Memorial Bursary. Lois has more
than earned this prize through her
wholehearted devotion to women's athletics since she first
came to U.B.C.
Fourth Year Arts, last year's
intramural champs are already up
to their old tricks, according to
intramural results. The Seniors
boast volleyball and badminton
teams second to none, plus a ping
pong team only slightly over-shadowed by the Third Year table
tennis crew.
The Juniors are second in line,
followed by Nursing and Commerce
Second and Third Year Arts badminton teams, and Home Ec and
Aggie tabic tennis teams are sent
a special plea from their intramural managers to turn out for
Intramurals Tuesday noon. Band
or no band, intramurals must go
Urgently needed! Three experienced archers to make up a team,
of eight for U.B.C.'s entry in the
Inter-Collegiate Archery Tournament. If you took archery last
year, support your Alma Mater.
See Miss Moore in the gym as soon
as  possible
First Scienceman: "What do you
mean, you were tricked into mar-
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
Varsity Tangles with UBC
ln Today's Rugger Feature
• VARSITY'S TWO rugger squads oppose each other for
the first time this year, at Brockton Point at 2 p.m. this
afternoon. Players of the two teams, Varsity and UBC,
will be giving everything they have so as to nail down a
spot on the McKechnie Cup squad. It should therefore be
an exciting contest from start to finish.
_^— The management of Varsity rug-
• ICE HOCKEY ls back at
Varsity ! There will be a
practice for all students who
are Ice hockey enthusiasts, at
the Hastings Park Forum tomorrow night from 8-9 o'clock.
After two years of inactivity,
the Varsity Ice Hockey club is
being organized by Ted Taylor,
and the first step has already
been made. A meeting on Friday showed that there are no
players back from 'the last team
of 1941-42, but the confab also
proved that there is plenty of
puck material on the Campus.
Phi Delta Theta vs. Alpha Delta
.   Phi—12:30
Zeta Psi vs. Phi Kappa Sigma—
Iota vs. Phi Kappa Sigma—12:30
Mu Phi vs. Phi Gamma Delta—
ger, which is under the direction
of Geoff Hill, are really interested
in getting students out to attend
the Varsity contests. A little bit
of enthusiastic support helps any
team a great deal.
Students who have brothers or
sisters or both in city high schools
aro requested to get them to publicise the Varsity Homecoming tilt
which will be played at the Stadium on next Saturday afterneon.
Here are the lineups for today's
UBC: Forwards: Marshall, Morgan, Ross, Wllby, MacDonald,
Kabush, Lockhart, Johnson. Backs:
Jenvey, Moyls, Morton, White, Ralston, Athreton, Mitten.
VARSITY: Forwards: Jones,
Cooke, Lawson, Hicks, Butter-
worth, Inglis, Peques, Wallace.
Backs: Wheeler, McKercher, Taylor, Crdll, Coady, McCusker,
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