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The Ubyssey Oct 4, 1949

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In AMS Office
The Ubyssey
In AMS Office
No. 7
Two Important Problems
Students face two important issues at the AMS general
meeting today — the austerity budget and the unfreezing of
$4,100 now held in trust.
Students have no gripe coming at the austerity budget so
ably compiled by Treasurer Walt Ewing. They had their chance
to at least alleviate the austerity by increasing their fees by four
dollars last year.
They voted the increase down.
Walt Ewing has done a very capable job of making ends
meet on thd funds available. When the year is finished the War
Memorial Gym debt will be completely paid off and there will
be $5,000 in working capital in the bank — providing every*
'one meets their budget.
Ewing Is to be congratulated on his work. The students
can show their faith in his abilities by approving the budget.
The second problem facing students is that of unfreezing
$4,100 now held in trust which will pay the expenses of two
DP students now on the campus.
None of the money now held in trust has been used to bring
the students to UBC. AMS and ISS have footed the bill so far.
Since the Canadian government will not allow German nationals
into Canada it Is logical that the money should be used to educate students of other nationalities.
If students refuse to unfreeze the funds it will mean two
First, it will mean that the AMS will be forced to pay the
expenses of the two DP's now at UBC since it would be impracticable to send them home.
AMS would have to put up about $2000 to meet their
expenses. A further chop would mean almost disaster to the
budget which is almost at a breaking point already.
It would plunge the AMS into an almost impossible monetary situation which would bring campus activity to a standstill.
Secondly, students will admit to the world that they are
unwilling to educate two foreign students in the way of democracy and thus make way for a better world.
Both questions are vital. It is imperative that students put
their stamp.of approval on both motions today.
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Students Vote Today
On Important Issues
Well-Known CBC
Artist Speaks
United Nation club will present Jolm
Fisher, well-known CBC commentator, tomorrow in thc auditorium nt
Topic of the address will hc "getting
ihe cobwebs out of Canada's part in
the United Nations."
ornia rroressors
National Scholarships
Approved By Debators
Affirmative approval brought victory to Prof. S. Read
at an inter-faculty debate with Prof. Mahoney in the auditorium yesterday concerning a plan for national scholarships in
this country.
The meeting was the opening of a
on by Parliamentary Forum, and
series of debates which is being put
will be followed up next Thursday
by a discussion on CCF government.
Dr. MacKenzie opened the meeting
with his views of some of the important phases of college education. His
opinions centered mainly on the fact
thai' functions in which students take
part are an essential factor; and that
some of the most outstanding derivatives that Parliamentary Forum contributes are expression of speech and
understanding of the topic.
Professor Read took up the affirmative side of the resolution that national scholarship plan is necessary
for continued Canadian education.
His first method of approach was to
contradict any agruments which the
negative    speaker,    Prof.    Maloney,
might produce.
His initial belief was that under
a national scholarship plan, opportunities would be given to student's
who otherwise might never get a
chance at a  university  education.
Professor Mahoney debated such a
national plan was completely immature, and would lead to government'
beaurocracy that might closely resemble Russian government controlled
Prof. Read overruled the negative
idea that such a plan would be
costly and inefficient, by stating that
$5,000,000 a year would be $2,000,000
less than the cost of the army and
navy in one day in 1945, and that
this project is for scucessful peace
rather than war. In his words "Education is a federal as well as a
provincial problem."
Take Loyalty Oath
Senate Endorses Allegiance Oath
Provided on a Voluntary Basis
Special tp the Ubyssey •
LOS ANGELES, October 4 — Californian professors today
took a strong stand against compulsory anti-communist affidavits required by university authorities.
Southern section of Academic sen
ate of California unanimously endorsed a recent resolution of the
Northern section requesting that an
oath of allegiance required by Board
of Regents be put on a voluntary
More than 400 UCLA professors
joined with 850 of the Northern section in pressing for the voluntary
resolut.io,o ^hjgh v/il^ ehminate, the #
loyalty oath first annbunced by the
Regents June 11.
The Board of Regents last June
asked President Robert Gordon
Sproul to send loyalty oaths to the
These oaths, which are, in effect,
non-communist' affidavits, have met
with strong opposition from the faculty.
President Sprout's letter to faculty
and non-academic employees requested that the oaths be returned, signed
and notarized, by October 1.
According to the University, more
than 50 per cent of Berkeley members
cf the Academic senate have returned
the oath and more than 60 per cent
of the non-academic employees are
repcrted  to  have  done the same.
The professor's resolution requesting
the voluntary oath of allegiance
would put the oath on the same basis
as thai' sworn to by California public
The second part of the resolution
agreed that University regulation five
is adequate protection for both faculty and University administration in
their efforts to achieve impartial
Regulation five provides that commitments to any organization must
not be "prejudicial to thc free pursuit of truth.'
The combined resolutions asked
President   Sproul    to   present    their
views to the Regents at their meeting
in  Los  Angeles  today.
The resolution of the professors
stated: "The members of the senate
request the privilege of affirming their
loyalty to the principles of free constitutional government, by subscribing
voluntarily t'o the oath of loyalty
sworn by officers of public trust in
the state of California."
'"In a "statement issued*, after the
meeting, President Sproul declared
"There will bc no distinctioh made
between employees who have signed
the oath, and employees who have
A petition from students opposing
the oatli was not presented to the
An unidentified spokesman for the
University said that it was unlikely
that the Regents would act on tlie
request immediately.
Successful Debut
Television Has
Television made its successful debut
on the campus Saturday when Radsoc
presented the University of Washing-
ton-Notre Dame football game from
150 paying students watched Washington kick off to Notre Dame at 2:00
from tlie lounge seats n the Brock.
About $10 was netted by Radsoc after
paying for the rental of the machine
from a downtown frm.
Because of the good turnout, it is
probable that Radsoc will repeat the
venture providing something of interest to the campus comes up.
The World Scries will not be tie-
vised since each game would arrive
one day late.
'Tween Classes On The Campus
Scholarship, Budget Problems
At Meeting In Stadium Today
Two of the most impqrtant issues UBC students have ever
faced will be put before the mass Alma Mater Society meeting-
today at 11:30 a.m. in the Stadium. Lectures scheduled for
11:30 a.m. have been cancelled.
Students will be asked to approve Walter Ewing's austerity-
ridden budget and unfreeze $4,100 to pay for the support of two
DP students now on the campus.
With but one dissenting vote from Margaret Low-Beer of
the Literary and Scientific Executive, Student Council unanimously approved the Ewing budget last week.
tinder it, practically all luxuries that were a prevalent
part of campus life will be eliminated. Almost every organization will have to pay its own way.
Ewing has made no provision in his budget for grants to
poitical, religious: or within-faculty groups.
The AMS Treasurer has budgeted to allow for a surplus
of $10,000 to pay back the remainder of the War Memorial
Gym debt left by Student Council two years ago.
Although Ewing warned that the budget submitted to
students today might be considerably different than that originally made by him. Student Council rammed the $68„231 budget
through after a short debate.
Second probiem facing students is the unfreezing of $4,100
now held in trust, wheih would pay the expenses of two DP's
brought here by the ISS.
Since the students now at U3C are not here under the
original specifications of the plan, it is necessary for students
to approve the expenditure of the money.
Student Council and the ISS have already contributed
over $1000 to pay preliminary expenses. Both parties will be
reimbursed front the unfrozen funds.
None of the money now held in trust has been touched.
ISS Committee brought the present students here because it
is impossible for German nationals to leave Germany under the
present Canadian ban. No let up in the present restrictions is
foreseen by ISS committee members.
Refusal of students to unfreeze the funds would mean
AMS would have to foot the DP Student's bills for the rest of
this year.
Present $4,100 held in trust was raised by upping student
fees $1 in the second term last year. Fund would be larger had
DVA contributed. Some veterans voluntarily gave their dollars.
Students will vote early in November in a referendum
which will raise second term fees by one dollar. ISS Committee
resigned last week to reform on a sound membership basis and
to prepare publicity for the plan.
Under the ne w ISS plan DP students would be of any foreign nationality and not necessarily German as was the original
Fraternity  Registration To
End At 4 O'clock Today
Fraternity registration will end today.
Inter-fraternity council officials announce that any more
students wishing to rush, itr/i do so before 4.      p.m. today.
Fees for late rushing have been uppecl to $2.00.
•v.    Rushing   functions   will   start   tomorrow and will continue until Octo-
Campus Organization Must Sponsor Endicott
DR.  ENDICOTT  was  refused   pe
mission  to speak on the campus last
night by the Students Council.
Reason for the denial was that he i.s
sponsored by the Vancouver Peace
Council, which is an outside organization.
However, if some campus club i.s
willing to sponsor his address he will
be permitted   to speak.
to .make a blanket booking for speakers jn their club rooms during the
comfaj* year has been refused by Coordinator of Social Activities, George
Said Cumming last week. "This is
a direct attempt to break down the
whole booking system, ll is the I Inn
■edge  of   the   wedge."
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will end at Christmas and with them    JUNIOR SECTION of the B.C. En- , will commence at 3:45 p.m. with ad-
will go AMS cut from their government paid fees.
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PLAYERS  CLUB   will  charge  admission to students when their Spring
plays are put on. Charge i.s necessary
because of lower grant from AMS.
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four concerts during the coining term,
Margaret Low-Beer, president of the
Literary and Scientific Executive, said
recently. Budget restriction have
forced cancellation of Vancouver
Symphony concerts.
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allowed to hang their plague in "a
-uitable place" in Brock Hall. Student
Council   decided   last   week.
mission  is 25 cents.
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ginecring Society will hold a banquet   ditional screenings at (i and 8 p.m. Ad
at the Pacific Athletic Club Tuesday.
October 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Guest speaker is City Engineer John
Oliver. His topic is: ''The Engineer's
"Place in Community and Civic Affairs." Price of the banquet i.s $2
per person.
Previous petition by Union hari been
FULL   AMS   PEE   will   not   be   eel- I refused   by   las!   year's   council.   First
ward   went   to   Vancouver   Son   col
lected from some DVA sludents, Walter Ewing, AMS treasurer announced
last week. Some DVA studunt'u grants.
unmist   Jack   Senti   for   hi.-,   work   advocating  tolerance.
j. &. .t.
PRIVATE INSPECTION of the Canadian warship HMCS Ontario will be
staged today by members of the Engineering  Institute  of Canada.
Members meet at 2:31) p.m. on the
west side of the Canadian National
railroad pier at the foot of Main.
Opening talk of the Institute's winter
schedule is scheduled for October ID.
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CHINA SKY will be the feature attraction today at the first fall showing
ol the UBC Film Society in the auditorium. Program of short.-, will also be
Box office ill the auditorium foyer
will   be   open   at   '1:30   p.m.   Shownes,
ments   as   soon  as   possible.
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VOC   GENERAL   meeting   will   be
GENERAL MEETING of the Physical Education Undergraduate Society
will be held tomorrow in IIL 3 al
12:30 p.m, Plans for the coming year
will be discussed.
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SC1VI Registration for weekend
camp to be held at Ocean Park.
October 8, !), and 10 will be held .in
312 Auditorium Building.
Dr. John Grant, Rhodes Scholar and
professor    in    Christian   World    Relations  will  be Theme Speaker.
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ALL PRE-MED STUDENTS are asked to contact Dr. Black in regards to
malting appointments I'or llielr Medical Aptitud" Test and Medical College Admissions tests.
ber 21, Each fraternity will have
one luncheon function from 11:30 till
2:30 and one evening function from
f. to 12. Final night of rushing functions will be Sunday, October 23 in
which all fraternities will have functions from I) to 9 p.m. and from 9
to   12   p.m.   Rushees   can   only   go   to
held   Thursday   in   Eng.   202   al   12:30.   two  of  these  functions.
Advance payments  for  the hike ma;.       The day of silence wilt  be October
2!- and on Ihe same day bids will bo
delivered. On October 25 bids must
be turned in to the office of the
faculty    representative    of    IFC    »Dr.
be made in the Quad before Ihe em!
of the week.
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FISH AND GAME Chin will hold ar
imporlanl meeting tumoriow at 12.3;
in Ap. So. 200.
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KNUTE   BUTTEDAHL   wa-   electe,
president    of    Ihe   Commerce    Publu
Speaking    Club    and    Sieve    Borden
treasurer  al   a   meeting  of  Conuueiee j
studenls,  held   last   week.
Lectures in beginner ami advanced
speaking courses will begin soon Application forms may be oblaiin il al the
Commerce  office.
Rmla, room K, 4lh flour '■( "^
SLiona- build'ug. between the l.m.r-i
, I'  8:30  and   '.1.45  a.m.
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NINETEEN   young  univor.- I.\   .-: n
ats checlu d out  of I Veiwaw '   Med,
To Pre Med Students
New dean of medicine. Dr. Myron
Weaver, will .-peak In ! pre-modicaI
sin,I,-nl-' I' liit'.h! ot (i I1-"'- '" Al''
plied Scionc"  100.
Pre-med ..ffieials roq;'o-t that al
-.Indents   who   ii■ >;"'   !"   apo!v   lor   a.
f  IT,i
who   11,11ie   in
tf tf* tf I cuts cbeeki d out  of Beta waw '   Mei'oav     inisaiaii   io   lie-   npeoini;
IM ODD TRANSFUSION starts a j Camp la; I week after suivcs-lulH ; laciill.\ nf mp'die.ne lake lie- "ra'hi.il
Week Imlay in Ihe Aroinrie . at 10 .1.m. qualify ing, lor lhe rank of capl.iii in' recm d ixoin .on! apliliiil. P- l wlte
Students,  are Linked   to  make appoint- I the  ficorve   Force  of  the  Army. I  11n■ \   are   ulleiv.l  al   BBC. Page 2
Tuesday, October 4, 1949
The Ubyssey
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Mater Society  of the University  of British Columbia.
Editorial opinions expressed herein arc those of the editorial staff of The Ubyssey and not
necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society nor of the University.
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GENERAL STAFF: CUP Editor, Jerry Mcdonald; News Editor, Art Welsh; Features Editor,
Vic Hay; Sports Editor, Ray Frost; Women's Editor, Shirley Finch; Editorial As.st. Les Armour
Senior Editor This Issue-HUGH CAMERON
Associate   Editors-BETTif   IIORTIN and AUDREY RONNING
Invades  Aesthetics
The field of aesthetics, normally reserved
f,Q|r §rt critics to whom nobody pays any
9#»n.ti,on and music critics who serve as the
ttutt of public jokes, has been invaded by a
superintendent of parks who, on account of
his position, excells the normal practitioners
in the field in that he must be listened to.
The Varsity Outdoor Club, interested
more in icy sweat than in aesthetics and not
having an unlimited budget, planned what
it calls a "practical" cabin on Mount Seymour. Local ski authorities, also not much
interested in aesthetics, thought the cabin
plan a good one. Ole Johnson, Mount Seymour chief forester, realizing that he had
a lot of mountain and that one lone "practical"
building wouldn't be much of a blot on so
large a landscape, gave his okay to the
E. G. Oldham, not much interested in
skiing and much interested in aesthetics,
rilled the plan "unsuited aesthetically to its
Since we are in the field of aesthetics
whether we like it or not we might as well
enquire as to what, after all, would really
be aesthetically suited to a mountain. The
VOC might, with some effort, manage to make
ipts cabin look much like a boulder. It might
utilize a cave. Alternatively, it might disguise
the building to look like a monstrous fir
tree. All these things would make the affair
look much like the rest of the mountain.
That, presumably, would be harmonious and
harmony is one of the laws of beauty according to those who are authorities in the aesthetic field.
But the VOC wants a cabin which skiers
can make use of. And utility is normally regarded as one of the criteria by which one
evaluates things. And aesthetics, after all, is
only one branch of the philosophy of values.
(See what a helluva mess you've got us
into, Mr. Oldham?)
Therefore we will have to abandon making the cabin look like part of the mountain.
Perhaps a stone building on the Swiss model
would suit Mr. Oldham? But does Mr. Oldham know that it costs money to carry
-stones out of quarries and up mountains?
And does he know that the VOC does not
have that kind of money?
Perhaps the good and kind gentleman might pause a moment and think of the
vastness of Mount Seymour. A small blot
on a big landscape won't spoil anything for
anybody, Mr. Oldham. And the VOC will
have a lot of fun out of it.
Snap out of it, Mr. Oldham.
ISS   Makes  A  Shrewd   M
The resignation of the International
Student Service Committee executive is to
be regarded as a shrewd move.
It is true that the organization has never
been organized on what former president Joe
Lotzkar calls a "sound membership basis."
No organization organized without that
sort of base can hope to gather the needed
support for a large project. And ISS ha.s a
large project on its hands for which it needs
the support of every student on the campus.
We refer, of course, to the foreign student scholarship plan, otherwise known as
the Belkov-Greer "education for democracy"
Students, who supported the or'.ginal plan
in a burst of enthusiasm last fall, decided to
cling more tightly to their purse strings last
spring. Thus the plan was left up in the air.
When the Department of External Affairs
vetoed the import of German students and
displaced persons who turned out to be political refugees were substituted, ISS found
itself in a complex mess which would require a large support to straighten up.
At the moment the organization is trying to pass a referendum in favor of continuation' of the dollar fee for the scholarship
plan. But it is not quite sure what sort of
students it wants to bring with the money.
It therefore must have a large following
of students who are willing to get behind
some definite plan and ensure its success.
It is hoped that thc rc-cu'^ani-alio.i will
accomplish this.
The   Social Significance  Of
Greek Letter  Societies
THE1 rushing .season being
upon us, this colum has,
with great reluctance, laid
aside the large stick with which
it ha'd hoped to belabour, foul,
blackhearted, reactionary, soilless
enemies of the people and now
presents a treatise entitled "The
socio-economic position of the
Greek Letter Society in contemporary Euro-American culture.
In true scientific spirit wc must
first point, out to the skeptical
reader the nature of our qualifications as an unbiased, disinterested,
unprejudiced, observer and investigator in this field. We are not a
member of a Greek Letter Society,
we have no desire to become a
member of a Greek Letter Society,
we have no uncles, cousins or aunts
who are members of Greek Letter
Societies, we do not know any
members of Greek Letter Societies.
we do not know any members of
-Greek Letter Societies well en-
-ough to remember their middle
names. Finally, to clinch our impartiality, we are unable to recite
the  Greek   alphabet.
The origins of the Greek Letter
Society must be regarded a.s lying
in a deep seated maladjustment of
certain individuals lo tho demand-;
of democratic society. The nature
of this maladjustment arises from
the feeling of aluncncss created
in certain individuals by finding
themselves   too   old   to   belong   to
boy scout clubs. Some authorities
in this field (see Codosbodienoff-
-ski, Soviet Journal of Subversity:
The Use of the Greek Letter Society in the overthrowing of the
Great American Way of Life)
maintain that this type of organization arose out of the lack of the
snobbery in a democratic society
and the necessity of providing
THIS view however, i.s pure
[nonsense. The need  for the
•Greek Letter Society comes
Hit of the exercise of the democrat-
right   °f   exclusion   by   boy   scout
clubs    in   their    refusal    to   allow
and all that
by les   armour
persons  over  21   to  belong.
It is now necessary to explain
the difference between the contemporary boy scout club and the
contemporary Greek Letter Society. According to the views of
one leading authority in this field
I he change ocelli red during a
period at' depression iu the distilling industry.
Ai'drding lo this authority, on
lhe 2'2\\,\ oi '.March. IH'.lli. lhe president of the Aeiae Distillation and
Canned Heat Co, (Inc.I was in con
ference with his advertising mana-
igcr. At 11:05 on the morning; of the
22nd he was struck by a brain
wave which was destined to revolutionize the future of the Greek
Letter Society,
It occurred to him that thc major problem in the fraternity house
of his college days was one of
heating. Since tlie former boy
.scouts persisted in making firt
nnly by rubbing two sticks together, the fraternity house was
always cold.
HE   therefore      immediately
changed   the   name   of   the
company   to   Acme  Bottled
Fuel Co.  (Inc.) and adopted as his
slogan "fuels that kindle a friendly
Accordingly every fraternity
house on the continent is now heated   wilh   bottled   fuel.
, 'lhe beauty of the idea of course
was that it not only enabled the
fraternity man to imbicle freely
while maintaining the traditonal
hoy scout atitude toward life but it
also" provided social significance
I'or the Greek Letter Society.
This fraternity now keeps Ihe
distilling companies in operation,
the distilling companies keep Ihe
grain farmer in business, and lhe
giain farmer, air every politician
knows, is Ihe very root of our economic order.
What's Going in URS
Letter To
The Editor
Thc projected visit of Pandit Nehru,
revered loader of India, should prompt
some self-questioning on our part.
Personally I feci honored that a man
of  his  stature  should  visit  our  city
; but my keen pleasure is marred by the
discriminatory treatment accorded
Canadian East Indians.
Our disgrace is great, even though
their number is small. It helps not a
child cruelly rebuffed because his
skin is dark, to know that only a few
thousand of hi.s kind suffer likewise.
It is just as well that Nehru's visit
will be brief. Those of our citizenry
living in a select suburb on the west
shore   will   not   be   worried   by   the
i thought that they really should invite
the Indian leader in for a cup of tea.
Under the terms of the agreement
which governs thc purchase, no one
of Asiatic background can be a guest
on the property, let alone own any.
i However, a.s servants, they are welcome.
We should show our federal government that we do not approve their
non-signing of the United Nations
declaration of Human Rights, by extending ,the hand of friendship, not
toleration, to all our fellow citizens,
irrespective of the color of their skin
or shape of their eyelids.
Yours Truly,
(Miss) Bernice Levitz.
URS Starts 45 Minute Bioadcast
URS presents it: It's a little bit of this
and a little bit of that; a little bit of news and
a little bit oi dU'Is, all mixed together to
form your M:d D;.y Mixing Bowl.
Those words.;. ;,poken by a dreamy voiced
announcer, introduce the radio society's
1'orty-iive minute radio program to the sandwich munchers ir. lhe bifock lounge.
Following as closely as possible commercial radio pr.-tcti es, the Radio Society
offers curioui; stt;.; r. s a chance to see what
makes  the  turn-LoV;  go  round  from  the
microphone side of the broadcast. Everyone
gets a chance to try out as announcer, writer,
disc-jockey, or any of the many jobs required
to keep a program on the air. The talented
lew will get a chance to develop on Radsoc's
commercial ventures later in the year.
While the hard work goes on in the south
basement, upstairs in the brock lounge, students will relax and listen to not only the
best in music, but the latest in news and the
hottest in sports, prepared daily for Radsoc
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Club,   HM   26   noon   hours.
Ninth Ed. Britannica $25. Mantle
Radio $8. Complete Shakespeare $1.,
Other bocks cheap. AL. 1455-M. 6-7
Club Notices
Public Speaking Club — The Arts
Public Speaking Club has already
begun. Any new members interested
in such a club should contact Hume,
KE. 2093-R. Registered member will
bc contacted by mail this week.
Jazz Society presents Al MacMillan,
well-known Campus musician at
Wednesday noon in clubroom behind
Bnck. Hc will talk on jazz from a
musician's viewpoint using the piano
for illustration.
There will be a meeting of all Commerce women on Wednesday, October
5lh. at 1.2:30 in H G9. Important —
planning   for   tea.
Fi: st meeting of Scottish Dance
Club,   Thur.day   neon-hour.   Hut   G4.
Al! Physical Education Majors: A
General Meeting of the Physical Edu-
Typing — fast, accurate and reasonable work. Joan Davie, 4000 W. 10th
Ave., AL. 3459-L.
Pacific Badminton Club, 23th and
Oak can take a few new members.
Fees §15.50 .Shuttles provided. Season
now open. Phono BA. 3910 for information.
lisence necessary. Return to Adelma
Grimston at the Ubyssey Lost and
Found in HM1, Monday, A Dissecting set — owner may cAirn by
identification. Phone Jim Wilson, DE.
Essays, Theses, Notes
- Mrs. A. O. Robinson
4180 W. 11th  Ave.        ALma 0915R
tempted   murder   of   a   University   of i colon  Undergraduate Society  will  he
held    next   Wednesday.   Oct.    5th    in
H[.  3  at  12:30.  Plans  for  the  coming
year   will    be   discussed.    Everybody
University  Symphony  Rehearsal  in
California co-ed.
Judith Slier, victim of the attempt.
lies critically injured in Berkely General   Hospital.   Her   physician   stated
yesterday that gunshot wouhcls in the ; UBC Auditorium every Wednesday at
head have rendered her  incapable of   6 p.m .
normal    speech    and    comprehension.
She was a student al U of C, and the
wife of Samuel Sher, graduate student
of entomology.
Parviz Daryoiish, alleged perpetrator of the attempt, is being held in
the city jail until $10,000 bail has been
According to reliable sources. Mrs.
Sher intended to fly to Nevada wilh
Daryoiish and there divorce her husband, bul on the morning of I'ii1
shooting .she lohl Daryoush that sh ■
would nol go Willi him. Thai al'U r-
noon she was shot four lime.; while
entering her l.u.bar.a':; Kiilnnniid
lt is considered doubtful lhat Mr...
Sher will be in any condition to testify against Duryoush,
Specializing in
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OPEN WEDNESDAYS Tuesday, October 4, 1949
Page 3
NFCUS Asks Government For
$5 Million  In Scholarships
'Masses and Man'
To Be Produced By
English Department
Delegates Say Students Not Able
To Pay Own Way Through College
National Federation of Canadian University Students has
proposed that the- federal government underwrite student
scholarships to the tune of $5,000,000.
        .     Request  came   in  a  brief  prepared
University Women
Offered Awards
From Federation
Junior, professional and travelling
scholarships are available to UBC
wpmen this year.
They are being offered by thc Canadian Federation of University Women.
Junior award has been set at $850
and is open to any woman holding
a degree from a Canadian university. Rules state that she cannot be
more than 25 years of age at the time
of the award, and that she must live
in  Canada.
Her place and plan of study must
be approved by Scholarship Committee on the basis of her character and
intellectual  achievements.
Preference will be given to students
who have studied in only one university and would like to continue
working in another.
Applications are to contain information concerning reasons for applying,
financial standing, and a plan of
study. Aside from this, a sample of
work, medical certificate and six small
photos are necessary.
Those capable of this award are
also eligible for the Travelling Award,
although both will not be given in the
same year. Junior Scholarship will
not be given to anyone holding a
Travelling Scholarship.
Professional Scholarship of $700 is
open to women not over 3a years of
age, and who have at least one year
of professional experience. The same
rules apply.
More information may be found
on the bulletin board.
and   based    on    a    report   made   at
Christmas conference last year.
"Canada is the only nation in the
western world without such n
scholar.ship program given on i'he
basis cf need and ability on a democratic bass," one University of Manitoba delegates stated.
Cost of education has risen alarmingly and delegates were agreed that
il is no longer possible for a student
i'o pay h'is own way through university.
Figures were given to illustrate
how American texts which enter
Canada without duty or sales tax,
were marked up unreasonably in
Canada, One text on hospital construction which sold for $7.50 in the
U.S. retailed for $13.50 here.
It is the object of the president of
NFCUS, Gordon Gwynne-Timothy,
that federal aid to higher education
be a topic for consideration at the
ncxV Dominion-Provincial Conference.
"Masses and Man" is the title of an
experimental play which UBC's English Department hopes to produce in
Meeting of prospective players has
been called in Brock Stage Room,
Friday at 12:30.
"Masses and Man." written by Ernest
Toller is a famous expressionistic play
dealing with the universal problems
of war and peace and the revelation
of state and industry to the people.
It i.s a play of human motives which,
for all its .social anger, has a deep
faith in individual social values.
Miss Dorothy Somerset will be in
charge of thc production which will
require a cast of approximately ,50,
Miss Somerset invites all students who
are interested in the experiment te
attend the meeting this ,wcek.
Rehearsal and production 'ouJ"...os
will be given at the meeting ... well
as a description of the ph'  .
'Scienceman Lover'
Presented Thursday
Eric Nicol's hilarious composition
"Her Scienceman Lover" will be presented by the Players Club 12:30
Thursday in the auditorium.
Included in the cast will be veteran
players Joan Powell, Jim Shaw, Jim
Argue, Betty Peyman, Phil Keatley,
Sheila Cameron, and Gerry Williamson.
Admission to the farce, a yearly
presentation since it was written by
campus humorist Eric "Jabez" Nicol,
is 25 cents.
U. K. Pound Devaluation
Inevitable Says Clark
Pound devaluation by the British government was inevitable, Dr. Robert Clark told students at a United Nations Club
meeting last week.
Devaluation will lower British prices
In Canada, increase Canadian prices
in Britain and make the British
work harder fcr Canadian and American dollars, he stated.
The basic problem, stated Dr. Clark,
.vas to make experts pay for imports.
High prices had forced British goods
out of American and Canadian markets.
"Unless the problem is solvccb
Canada will not be able to sell her
experts,"  he  said.
Thc final effect of thc policy depends en the attitude of the average
Canadian,  American, and  Britisher.
To help the.British problem, Canadians can buy Biitish goods and refrain from asking t'he government
to implement logislati .n mak'ng I'".'.'
sale of British goods diffi-jult. said
the   UBC   Professor.
Pi'./css'.jr G. Davies, department of
his'.'cry, refuted the idea that Britain'::
troubles were caused by laziness and
strides',   because   production   had   in
He admitted that British salesmanship was poor and that costs were
too high. He doubted that produci'ion
could be increased enough to compensate .for the reduction in the
number of dollars she was receiving
before  devaluaticn,
'Britain would have to produce
more and more on less and less," he
He thought a reduction in tariffs
by the U.S. and Canada would be a
sounder plan.
McLennan lo Head
Speaking Group
Hume McLennan wa.s elected president of UBC's new Public Speaking
Club at a mi cling held last week
which saw over 100 students sign  up.
Club will be divided into groups of
25 students and each group will have
a two-hour weekly meeting.
Foresters Give UBC $120,000
To Develop Forest Track
A unique laboratory with survey- pleted by students in the next few
or's lines for walls and stumps for years. The work Will give them training and practical experience in timbcr-
cruising, mapping and classificaton
of sites. When completed this inventory will show which area should bc
cut for immediate use and which
should be left for further growth.
The University's Department of
forestry has installed a summer school
as part of its course. Students live in
the UBC forest for part of one summer following their third year and engage in special studies and practical
work. In addition, other courses at
the university will provide short visits
and weekends in the area surrounding
the  regular  school  year.
Housing of students doing field work
in the forest is provided in a log-
cabin type of camp on the shore of
Loon Lake Buildings, including a
staff and guest house, students cabins,
dining room and kitchen, washroom
and a drafting room will accommodate 70 persons,
A small mill simplified work by
squaring logs for construction id' the
cabins. Buildings now complete include dining room and kitchen, six
cabins housing eight men each, wash
rooms, drafting room, power planl,
a 10,000 gallon water tank and an incinerator.
rsi: oip' foiiest
Tho development of the area has been
under the direction of Professor F
Malcolm Knapp of lhe Deparlmenl
of Forestry, who sums up lhe use oi
the  forest   in   these   words:
"Too gtv:P an emphasis cannot hi
placed on lhe fac! lhal one of Ih,
main lunclioi'.s of Iho Forest is Ih
'Icvi lupnii'iil of some of the quali'ii
winch a fores,'ea ;.|iaiild posses.;. Fovvr
I' oh a-rvalion, tho efficient recording
type;,  m  the  forest  will liIsd bc com-of   observations,   accuracy   and   pre-    '
workbenches is being developed in a
9600-acre forest tract near Haney by
the University of British Columbia
through a $120,000 grant by the B.C.
Loggers Association.
Established on a 21-yeat1 lease in
lf)'!3, this forest area hari already been
put to use before it became, in 1940,
UBC property under a Crown grant
from the B.C. government. Funds
made available through the generosity
of the B. C. Loggers Association have
made possible the building of suitable
accommodation and study facilities.
A camp for the accommodation of
students and staff is almost complete.
The area is now a permanent "camp"
for all students who can benefit from
1 practical inslri'iClion under actual
lowest conditions.
Already (lie area is being used, hy
students in learning thc technique of
forestry and forest research which will
be put to practical use in lhe lumbering industry of British Columbia. Development of the area will provide
students in Ecology. Zoology, Entomology, Soils, and other allied field';
wilh an outdoor laboratory in which
problems 'may be studied under field,
Among the lirst project; I i he undertaken by students is a pr<";rani of
experimental thinning and pruning in
.■elected area... lYimar\ and socundn".\
ri.ads are plaiu'.c-'
ppr thinning. Those
use a.s trie]
pr.pjeel    pr.
training with pimc1 ical v
\ i > inn, and I he cp.n.-.i eue:
hi'idgc,   and   culvi rl-..
All      iaVelllory      af     llil'li
'in' ;
lo  remove prouucl
will be marketed for
nd 'nop poles, piling,
crape slakes. The
lore;,t engineers in
'."ical Ui nd'. in sur-
■ n.'.li'uc'don   of  roads.
cision, intellectual curiosity, breadth
ef interests and independence of judgc-
fective field instruction tends to develop.
"The various field experiences bring
out ability for planning and organizing, develop individual responsibility
and the efficient performance of specified tasks, and increased executive ability. Field work has educational values which may be more important to
the student in the long run than the
specific knowledge which hc has obtained from instruction."
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'Salshburn' Party
Held Last Friday
Foresters clad in Dri-baks and caulk
boots, gathered Friday night around
a huge beach fire for their "Slash-
burn" to celebrate the end of another summer "in  the weeds."
Freshmen were initiated into the
ranks of the Forestry Department at
the shindig. After tales of summer
adventures were related it is doubtful that the Frosh still believe there
is nothing like a life in the great outdoors, /
"Salshburn" was the first event in
the Forest Club's expanded program
for the coming year, and was designed
to enable all its members to get together after the summer's work. The
club whose purpose is to fo.s'.er an
interest in Forestry among its men';
bers, and the public, is reported to
be the largest club on the campus.
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Tuesday, October 4, 1949
Studies  May
Champ From
Two Months
Too Much Time
Studies may prevent Dominion Bicycle Champ John Mill-
man from taking part in the
coming Empire Games in New
Choices for the Games Bicycle team
have not been decided by the Dominion Bicycle racing board but when
they meet at the latter part of this
week, Millman's name is sure to be
added to the roster.
Only drawback to Millman is that
the trip over to Auckland will keep
him away from his studies for at least
two months.
Start of the trip is in January and
it will probably last until almost the
end of March before Millman will be
able t'o continue with his schooling.
Loss of two month's work may not
be worth the while of the trip. And
the university authorities may not like
the idea either.
Word of the eligibility to go or not
will come out after Millman finds out
if he is a part of the team.
It is almost a sure thing that he
will be handed a spot on the squad,
his six wins making up the certainty.
Starring in the Dominion Championships last week, second year Aits
student Millman won the Vi mile,
one-third, one-half and five mile
Still giving a top performance for
the Game Trials, he came through
with a win in the 1000 metre match
sprint, as well as ending up in first
place in the 10 mile affair.
No excuses are necessary for Mill-
man's performance over the weekend,
yet the 62Ms mile road race might
have been won by the Dominion
Champ (had it not been for a freak
accident at a crucial point in thc
Millman, aft'er jockeying for posi-.
tion throughout the race, was in a
perfect spot to cop the feature when
they entered the last lap. Just as the
stretch race began, Millman got a
cramp in his leg and had to drop
Proof beyond a doubt that Mill-
man, now the top sprinter in Canada,
can more than hold his own in thc
route races as well.
Keep  Bike
ire Games
There wil be a meeting of the Track
Field and Cross Country Club n
Hut.L2 on Wednesday, October 5 at
12:30. Elections will be held for the
coming year.
Men's Swimming team will have a
meetng Thursday at 12:30 n the Men's
Club Room of the Brock. If timetables
have nbt been handed in to Doug
Whittle bring them along to this meeting.
First meeting of the managers of
minor sports will be h«lcl in Hut M4
and not in the Men's Club Room as
prevously arranged. This will take
place on Wednesday, October 5 at
SLALOM RACERS such as the UBC skier pictured here, are
plentiful on the campus this year and will play a big part for
UBC in the coming meets'with University of Washington Huskies. Jumpers are still wanted to give varsity trje needed boost
to overcome the Washington teams.
'Beat Huskies
Of UBC Ski
Wanted—Managers for American
Football team. Those interested enquire at Stadium any day after 4 p.m.
or phone Bud McLeod at ALma 2017L.
Week of October 7
Wednesday, Oct. 5th, Field House
1. DUB vs Zebes B
2. Redshirts vs Arts 1.A
3. Beta A v.s Zebes A
1. Lambda Chi B vs Norvans
2. Zebes B vs Forestry Club
Thursday, Oct. fith, Field House
1, Beta B vs Psi U
2. Zebes A vs Pharmacy B
1. Newman A v.s Sigma Foo
1. DU A  vs Kats
2. Phi Delt A vs ATO
Friday, Oct. 7th, Field House
1. Pharmacy A vs Trail
2. Kuols v.s Eng. 2
3. Phi Dett B vs Phys. Ed. P,
1    Dekes vs Fiji
2. Arts IA vs Zetes B s, m   t
Plonkmen Offer Strong Team
In Attempt To Break Jinx
UBC skiers will be seeking revenge from the close defeats
handed to them from University of Washington Huskies last
 —   ^season.
Soccer Squad
Loss 5 to 0
In First Tilt
Team Misses
Training and
Jack Cowan
Varsity's soccer eleven lost
their first game Saturday to
South Hill, by a score of 5 to 0.
Lack of training was the main reason for the upset, plus thc absence
of last season's stalwart, Jack Cowan.
The Varsity squad took the first
half to settle clown but were behind
two goals at the half-time  whistle.
The game resumed with Don Kentos
replacing Dave Thompson at i'he left
back   berth,   and   a   general   change
over in positions.
South Hill again set the pace and
netted their third goal after ten
minutes of play. Alf Scow misjudged
a centered ball and Hartburg made
no  mistake  on  a  first  time  kick,
Tha superior full backs of thc
South Hill team had Varsity's forward line tied in knots and veteran
Ken Campbell never got a chance to
show  his talent.
Highlight of the game came after
thirty-five minutes when Don Kentos
covering up for goal-keeper John
Miller handled tho ball on his own
goal mouth. From the penalty spot
South Hill kicked a slow ball right
i'o tho feet of goalie Miller, who
relieved pressure by booting it up the
South Hill's fifth and last goal
of the game came five minutes later
on a break-away. With only one
Varsity fullback in position Hartburg
sent in a fast ball i'o the left side
of thc not which Miller had no chance
to  save.
Swimming Club
Into Full Swing
Swimming club, which meets at the
Crystal Pool Monday evenings from
nine to 10 p.m. now has its aetivitie.-
in full swing.
Members in the club receive instruction in stroke improvement, diving, and ornamental swimming. They
also compete tor junior, intermediate,
and senior Red Cross Award.s, as wi'll
a.s for Koyal Lite Saving Society
Biain/c  and  Silver   Medallions.
Social events on the club's calendar
include a Splash parly once a year and
recreational water game.-, such as
water lag. and relay racing, wh'e i
err   held   at   regular   intervals.
Competition.-;   with   cits    as   well   as
mil  oi   town  loams lake  plain    l:nnil;   i
oi.il   llu-  year. I
Tough luck plaguing the UBC
plankmen in their previous encounter with the Huskies, coach Peter
Vajda will be sending in a strong
team this year to try to break the
Washington jinx that has existed
for many seasons.
Lost from the roster are Fraser and
Arnie Teasdale from last year's team,
but several capable and experienced
skiers   will   replace   these   two  men.
Most prominent addition to the ski
roster i.s George Merry. George learned his skiing in Rcssland and last
year placed very high in the Western
Ski   championships.
As in the past years Coach Vajda
.'ias an ample supply of slalom' and
downhill skiers, but hc finds thai' he
is   very   short   of   jumpers.
With one good jumper in addition
to his powerful slalom and downhill
team UBC can beat Washington,
The Intercollegiate Ski Tournaments
which UBC will be attending are
UBC International 4-way meet at
Rossland, Banff Invitational Slalom
tnd Downhill Meet and University of
Washington's Pacific Northwest Intercollegiate Ski Meet at Martin's Pass.
It is a strong possibility that the
UBC team will get an invitation to
attend University of McGill's Winter
Carnival   at   Montreal.
A ski team organization meeting
will be held in Arts 208 on Wednes-
lay, October 5 at 12:30. All members
of last year's team and those interested in trying out for the team are
asked to bo present' — especially tohse
who have had any jumping experience
at all.
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Lightweight George Puil, back-
field worker of UBC American
Football team, was put out of action
last Friday at practice with a
shoulder injury.
Reports arc that he pulled a muscle in his right shoulder, but thc
doctor in charge said that hc might
bc recovered enough to play next
Saturday  against Eastern  Oregon,
Puil, despite his slight 140 pounds,
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