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rii.l.WiiilJ IA LMHLLDY but cllicient pte-tLiu i,siinLe bojk bmcung device is Mh llaiel
Pulfer. Librarians moaned for years ovpr books that became more and more dilapidated.
Finally administration charitably installed a book bindery. UBC is believed to be one of tho
few universities in Canada to possess such equipment.
Lauded by Librarians
Basement Book-
BOOK BINDER BROOK, glues up. a cover preparatory to applying a new casing to qne of the many battered books in
UBC's library. Mr. Brook came to UBC to organize the nev/
book-bindery in the basement of the library's'new wing. His
experience in repairing tattered books includes twenty years
in a downtown bindery. ■     . ■   -        * ■   *
anitoba Students
t fare Increase
Winnipeg — (CUP) — November 17 — Increased fares
on Winnipeg's street car lines has met with opposition from
students at thc University of Manitoba.
In  a  brief  submitted   to   Board   of.'
Governors, student spokesmen claimed  increased   fares   would   cost   students  more   than  $70,000  per   year,
. A  similar   brief   was  submitted   to
Student  Council.
President ■ of the university Dr.
A. H. S. Gillson was presented with
a brief from Murray Smith, editor
of the Manitoban sand president of
Canadian University Press.   •
on university bus and city street car
Officials claimed the UBC system
had not paid for itself in all the
years   it  has  been  operating.  ,
AiviS olt'ieuiLs hue' earlier requested
that the three cent bus fare be done
away   with   completely.
In lieu of elimination of fares,
AMS officials asked -that transfer
privileges    l>e    given    UBC    students
The  brief  asked   that   tho  montlily  on the bus. '
pass; .system be reinstated at a cost '■ BCER officials stressed the fact
rf ST.50. It also requested that i-oiie that the company was not paying
fares hc eliminated. , i its    way   at    the    present    time   ftnd
B.   C.   Electric   last'   week   refused | therefore   no   decrea.se   in   faros   was
lo  grant   UBC   students   lower   fares ; possible   at   the   present   time.
It's a far cry from a Van de
Graaf 'generator to a book
binding device of 400 A.D., but
UBC houses both.
In UE'C's book bindery, as in all
those that are up-to-date is a frame
which was developed by a monk of
the fifth century. Not a single improvement has been made since that
time. The fnJntc'is used in tying, one
step in the process of book-binding.
Almost as, remarkable is the fact
that the UBC library has one at all.
It i.s one of the few universities
in Canada to have its own modern,
fully-equipped book bindery.
Located in the first stack-level of
the new wing, the bindery commenced
operation last October. Prior to this,
all work was sent to an overworked
downtown bindery, where only the
essential .jobs, such as the binding of
scientific periodicals, was done. Repairs piled up, no oj\c would bother
with them,      '   •
The advantages that go with having
our own bindery are obvious, Books
in need ,of repairs only are quickly
returned to the shelves, and, should
a student or Instructor need one urgently, he may use it even during the
repairing process. Initial binding' of
periodicals is quickly • effected.,'.'/Tho
saving in time and expense /is considerable.   •
It was Dr. Bidington's dream to have
a bindery in the library, a dream
which materialized eight years after
his retirement in 1940. The problem
of staffing the bindery was answered
by Mr. Brook, who for some twenty
years had bound UBC's books in
the downtown bindery, He is assis
by Mrs, Pulfer, and work is supervised by Mr. Lanning.
The present staff is able to handle
only about half of the library's binding requirements.
History and tradition enter the book
binding profession to add to its interest. Tlie very word "book" originates from the German word for
"beech". Back in the Dark Ages, German monks hound their parchments
between inch-thick beech guards. Tlie
Arabs preferred leather bindings, and
were the first to use gold leaf in intricate arabesque cover designs. Buck-
Two Students
uestion ISS
Legality of Vote
Under Fire At
Council Meeting
Legality of recent ISS referendum, which okaye'd a $1 hike
in student fees next September,
has been questioned by two
UBC students.
Students, appearing before Council
Monday night, claimed that thc vote
was illegal, since the AMS is governed by the Societies Act, which requires that any vote must have a 75
per  cent  turnout   to  be  legal.
Approximately   2J  per  cent  of  thc
student body voted at the Novembci
4   poll.
Student, Clayton Dartlcy, fourth
year agriculture and William Baird.
first year law, stressed that the)
were not opposing the humanitarian
aspect of the [dan, but thc precedent
that  was  being  set.
They claimed that any organization
could force a referendum and jam
through any number, of fee increases.
"The Community Chest would have
tho same right,"  claimed  Baird.
AMS President Jim Sutherland will
t'et up a constitutional revision committee  t'o look   into  the question.
Committee, which will have Bart-
ley as a member, will look into the
method of  amending the AMS code.
The hike, which will go into effec,
next September, will be used to
provide scholarships for foreign students. Thoy will be brought to UBC
to study for one year.-
UBC Students on Outside Teams
Liable to Suspension or Fine
Athletes who don't go through the normal channels in
obtaining permission to play for outside teams are liable to a
$5 fine, suspension from the Alma Mater Society, and a recommendation will be sent to the administration that they be suspended from the university.
Council okayed motion from MADJ> ■	
Vet. Preferance
Registration for
Xmas Employment
Begins Nov. 21
Registration for Christmas
employment at the post office
will be held Monday, November 21 in Hut M 6 wltich is
next to the Employment Bureau.
Students are asked to check their
exam time tables so they will know
when they will be able to begin
Veterans will bo given preference.
However, in previous years, veterans
with very sketchy amounts of service and ncn veterans with no service at all falsified their application
All applications are double checked
by the Employment Bureau so such
a course has caused the bureau a
considerable amount of quite unnecessary trouble in separating tlie
sheep from the goats.
It is expected that there will be
jobs for. most veteran students.
at their Monday night meeting.
Undergraduate Societies Committee
las gone on record as disapproving
the motion.
."USC  feels," said  Bill  Haggert
[resident,   "that  any  gain  would  be,
tegligible. Force cannot make a good
haggert claimed that permission to
day   was  a   long  process   that  kept
, ithletes   waiting   for   weeks.    ''The
natter has not been properly handle:..
n the past," said the USC chairman.
"Getting permission," claimed Hilary
■Votherspoon,    MAD    president,   "is
asy. Coaches don't want players who
on't wish to play.''
Persons attending tho university
re expected to do something for thc
vhool, said public relation officei
Job Currie. "Tlie school comes first
nd should come "first."
Frevious motion, which rccommend-
d to the administration that stud-
,-nts be suspended from UBC wa
tricken from  the books.
"I suggest that USC come to MAD
nd get  straightened  out  instead  o'.
.ussyfooting around and not knowing
'/hat   they're   talking   about,"   saici
j ilary Wotherspoon,
fall Plays Free
To Students Tonite
They're free, absolutely free! To get
your tickets to the Christmas Plays
ill you have to 'do is present your AMS
iass at the Quad box office and you
i»et your ducats.
But hurry! tonight brings the last
presentation of the Players Club triple bill, "Tlie Doctor from Dunmore,"
'Helena's Husband," and "Les Pre-
euses Ridicules."
Time, 7:30 plbi.;' place, the auditorium; date, Thursday, November 17
prognostication, first-rate entertainment.
'Tween Closses
UBC Symphony to
Present Concert
At Noon Today .
UBC Symphony presents the
second in a series of free noon
hour concerts today at 12:30
n the auditorium.
Under the baton of conductor Colin
>lim, the orchestra will present selections   by   Bacti,   Clink,   and   other
veil-known  composers.   Also  on   the
rogram is sparkling Jazz Pizzicato.
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STRAUSS' "Death and Transfigur-
ition" and Scriabin's "Poem of Ecst-
acy" will be presented on Friday,
'"lovembcr 17 at noon in the Mens
?lub Room in the Brock by the Music
,Appreciation Club.
have a speaker and general meeting
m Friday in Arts 204 at 12:30 p.m.
tf.   .        ff, if.
sponsor a Tea Dance in the Brock this
Friday, November 18 at 3:30. The
music will be recorded.-Admission 10
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MU. P. B. STROYAN and Mr. R. E.
Wilkins, president and secretary of
the B.C. Association of Professional
Engineers will address all engineering
students in Engineering 210 today at
12:30 p.m, Engineering Undergraduate Society officials state that this
is a, "must" for all engineering students. "
IRC MEETING tonight at 8 p.m. in
Double Committee Room of 'Brock
Hall. There will be a report and discussion on the situation in Indonesia;
UBC Endowment Land Under Discussion
Suggestion  the  University  Endow-..week.
ment Lands become part of Vancouver
has come from Vancouver city council.
Alderman Laura Jamieson made the
suggestion. "at   council   meeting   this
City council will debate the question
at a meeting December 5.
Landt are administered by provincial
government at present time. '
Psi U's to Fight
Eviction Attempts
Psi Upsilon fraternity will fight
any attempt to evict them from their
Shaughnessy Heights fraternity house.
City Council has ordered City zoning committee chairman H. W. Gray
tocl | to confer with City prosecutor Gord
on Scott in the matter.
Ratepayers in the area have complained that fraternity cars aro blocking streets and driveways on Sunday
nights When the group holds their
Ratepayers claim that the area is
zoned for one-family dwellings and
that the fraternity i.s therefore breaking tho zoning bylaws.
Fraternity is standing firm on law
passed by ity Council during the war
years which allowed multiple dwellings in one-family areas in order to
civ.se tlie housing shortage,
Psi U officials claim the law is tho
ram   bindings,   however,   will   outlast j only   protection   against   the   eviction
Arty Aourgeoisie Form
Bohemian Dude-Ranch
Students interested in art or who want to learn what art
is all about are invited to attend a meeting of the Visual Art
Club, Friday, at 12:30 p.m. in Aggie 100.
Purpose of the club is "to encour
The club will be associated with
the University art gallery and the
Art Work Shop. Exhibitions of the
works of its members will be presented in the university's art gallery.
For members interested in the appreciation of art, lectures will be
given by local artists, and tours of
the Gallery, to discuss and criticize
exhibitions, will be conducted. Every
effort will be made to develop every
interest in tho field of art.
At the Friday meeting each individual will be given a definite opportunity to present suggestions and
ideas for the future organization of
in the Visual Arts Committee, but j the club. Bohemians of all species
will   be   student-controlled. I are cordially  invited.
age interest in the visual arts with
the view to the eventual establishment of a Fine Art's department on
the campus." At thc Friday meeting
a temporary constitution will be discussed.
The club is going to be divided
into groups, according to each aspect
of visual art, Each group will meet
in the house of one of its members
and will be free to discuss any phase
of art in which it is interested.
Continuity and organization in the
club will be supervised by the executive. Tlie club will be represented
both leather and wood, which accounts
for their popularity now. j
of thousands of Canadians who now
pay rent and live in such areas.
Charges of "tampering with fire hoses arte' hand pumps"
in the old applied science building, were laid against student engineer's by university fire chief, Tuesday.
Fire chief said the tampering greatly endangered the
safety of the building in event of fire.
He said it was "believed" the.tampering was the work
of engineering students.
Stern disciplinary action will be taken if the offences
are repeated. Page 2
Thursday, November 17, 1949
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Editor This Issue: DOUG MURRAY- ALLAN;
Assistant Editors: LES ARM OUR  und   BARBARA  SQUIRE
Justice Not Law
The steps of old Psi U seem about to
b&Httjic llUere,d with wrjts of eviction.
Citizens residing in the neighborhood of
the, Psi U fraternity house have requested
that a Writ of eviction be served against the
fraternity men.
■a.-' "These-normally calm and quiet citizens
' have,,scraped the bottom of the legal barrel
and come up with a legal technicality in the
form of an old zoning regulation against
"rooming-houses" and "boarding-houses" in
the' area.
What really worries them, however, is
not the desirability or undesirability . of
"rooming-houses" or "boarding-houses" in
the district. They are disturbed because the
fraternity holds Sunday meetings and because fraternity members park their cars in
What Better Way?
A question has been raised with regard
to [the constitutionality of the $1 fee raise
for ISS scholarships.
' Protesting students, appearing before
student council Monday night, pointed but
that, under the Societies Act, a 75 per cent
vote is required to raise fe6s whereas only a
twenty five per cent vote was received for
the ISS referendum.
t The question is an entertaining one. If
the "students are right they could, if they
persisted, secure a court injunction against
the increase.
>    But are they right?
To add to the confusion, there are two
parts to the AMS "constitution"; one a set
of by-laws and the other a "code."
Provision is made under the by-laws
section for amendment only under tho provisions of the Societies Act. But there is a
Iho vicinity to the friiMlrullon of tin. nolnh-
bors who would also like to park their cars
The holding of Sunday meetings, however, is a singularly innocent ' activity.
Churches, we recall, hold Sunday meetings
quite regularly. Church goers also park their
cars in the vicinity of churches—to the equal
frustration of nearby residents.
We do npt recall any law against the
holding of Sunday meetings or the parking
of cars in the vicinity thereof. Neither do the
neighbors of Psi U—therefore they, unable
to find a legitimate beef, have dug up a
legal technicality.
If it had been charged that Psi U members were disturbing the peace, there might
have been some case. But they obviously
weren't disturbing the peace.'
provision with regard to fee increases, which
come under the "code" section, to be made
by referendum. The referendum provision,
was add»d at an AMS general meeting last
year to ensure the expression of as large a
section of student opinion as possible on any
fee change.
We cannot see any better way of getting
student opinion. Apathy cannot be legislated
out of existence. .* .
•.- ■". *»i? a &
lhe protesting students point out that
the precedent might be a dangerous one.
Anyone who wants a fee increase can now
demand a referendum and push it through
over the apathy of students in general. j
But anyone who can-propose a better!
and more workable system is quite welcome ;
to clo so. ;
Wc can't think  of any. I
What's Going On
By Bob Russel
The University Radio Society has
reached a blank wall. Although it
is doing good work at present, it is
unable to fulfill its potentialities
through lack of equipment.
Each Saturday evening, at 8:30
on CJOR, Radsoc present "University Round Table," a panel discussion forum that is winning
friends and applause for tho Radio
Society, the university, and station
The Society's daily noon broadcast to the Brock Lounge also
serves a purpose. Besides presenting music and news to tho loungers
nnd hi'ldj.<o plu,Vert), "Mld-dny Mix-
JhfJ Bowl," ns It Is) culled, triiln.'i
announcers, writer, engineers and
producei'3. Hero the untalentcd
are weeded out. But without a
recorder Radsoc can do little to
entourage the student who has
something to offer in radio.
President Don Cunliffe, himself
n competent professional radio
man, with experience in all phases
of commercial radio in Canada, the
States, and overseas with the armed
forces,  outlined  tho  problems.
In the first place, ho pointed out,
the downtown stations want Radsoc shows for evening presentation,
but the only time convenient for
Radsoccors is in the afternoon. If
the programs could be recorded,
that problem would be solved.
The downtown stations, he went
*on to say, would only take a series
of programs on the understanding
that they would run every week;
that there would bo no gap at
exam time or during university
holidays. If Radsoc could record
the programs, then o backlog could
bc built up to corry the scries Sver
those difficult periods.
One show in particular would
become pow-'ible, and highly drs-
hablt) from Iho (Inwiitowlt Mull"nti'
points of view. That Ib the panorama type program, showing what's
going on at UBC. Speeches, meetings, song-fests, plays,, talks, special events of all kinds could be
combined in a first-rate • weekly
.'how. This type of program would
havo to bc produced in sections,
and later edited into a fast-moving
comprehensive presentation. This
could only be done with a recorder.
It. would bo impossible to get
everything into tho studio for a
live broadcast,
But the recorder couia servo a
function even more valuable tharQ.
already outlined. Radsoc had promising writers, actors, musicians,
vocalists, announcers and producers who have no opportunity to be
• heard, or what is more important
to hear themselves, so that thoy
may see wliat the radio medium
does to their efforts.
From their point of view, and it
is a point of view that must be
considered, a recording of their
work that could bo played over
and over, and analysed und criticized, would do far more for them
than any downtown airing. Thoy
would bo frco to experiment with
dill; feiiP nf fnjliirn, Ttiitt V/ouM
teem to bo tho whole pltrpono <m<!
a very valuable purpose of any
campus club: to permit training
and experiment to students while
still guaranteeing them that thc
mistakes involved in learning
would not cost them their careers,
Tlie university is< thc one place
where this is impossible!
A recorder is not the one and
only answer to the problems facing the Radio Society, but it could
increase the value of thc club to
the students to a degree more in
keeping with Uie potentialities. ,i
Letters To the Editor
e sun s
This week I'd like to try my hand at
reviewing a movie. This business of being
a movie critic is a greatly overrated one,
as it seems to me that anyone with good
common sense and an observant eye can
review a picture. It should be clone so that
the average person who doesn't like reading
anyway, can get the idea of the picture in a
It is to be regrcfted lhat tho Editor
of the Ubyssey should, on an outstanding occasion, have displayed such
an utter lack of intelligence, good ta.stc
and spirit of international understanding (for which Mich an eloquent plea
weis made by our famous quest nnd
which, especially during International
Student Week, might havo been expected from boys nnd grils who presume to elilture nnd learning and a
study of international affairs!) a.s to
stoop to the petty remarks ro 'assassin eliminators' which I read in the
Editorial Column of the Ubyssey of
November 3 date.
One cannot expect from mere students that benevolent, tolerant and
sympathetic approach of mature minds
and mellow spirits, but even a student, I might say, especially a student,
should not have to look farther than
the end of his no.-.e for the real reason
of the 'assassin eliminators' and, far
from taking a inc.in. introspective attitude toward it, adapt one sufficiently
magnanimous to be in keeping of the
divine pathos of the .situation.
Universities in India arc tho very
hotbeds from wh'ih .spiing all the
disorfli I', nr'ntal unrest and assa.-a.ins
of that country. Shall it surprise other
nations if tho Hindu casts a suspicious
eye on university areas in general?
Now, you may ask, why does not
the educated Hindu, if he cultivates
what he advocates, take a more intelligent and sympathetic attitude towards us and, knowing the virulence
of mental conflict in our universities
to be greatly attenuated, show us
greater trust? Tho answer is that in
his mind there is tho reasonable doubt
that we would be tho first to question
his intelligence if he did, seeing that
not nil the potentialities of any one
university have been exhausted and
that there is always 'a first time' for
Now let my last little dart go home—
the 'assassin eliminators' did not seek
employment by us to protect our most
illustroii.s visiter. They came of their
own accord to safeguard a man who is
tlie most respected citizen in their
I could shoot almost any of your
editorials as full of holes, Your staff
needs sharpening. Where are the budding foreign relation men, men of
letters, juris prudence, social problems, philosophy—of the 'humanities'
in general?
A!i Culture: Ah Learning: Ah Tragedy! O Ari.-totie! O Antiquity! O Futurity! O Comedy! All Vi.-ion! Ah
Rroailniindcdne.--'.! Ah lYIanm rs! —
with   apologies   to   William   S.rayan!
Yours truly,
Aw Shut-ti|).
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1 .Before- I review the film of the week,
I;should like to tell you the things which
I'.look for in a picture. First, I look at the
film's title, then I find out who's in it, and
if these satisfy me and I have enough money,
11 go to the show.
'■ After T am comfortably seated, I regard
the screen intently for a while, then I ask
myself, "What's the plot?" After I figure that
oijit, I sort out the various actors, actresses,
and other people. I watch them closely to
see how they react; in the situations in which
they always find themselves. If they behave
as Tyrone Power, or Gregory Peck, or some
other famous actor would, then I know that
they're acting properly and I sit back and
enjoy the picture.
Of course, you have to look for other
things too, Like telephones in a picture
about the Wars of the Roses, they shouldn't
put a phone in a picture like that because
they didn't, as far as I know, have phones,
oi" even radios then.
J. Another thing, you hear people say,
"Bob Hope (or someone like that) didn't act
natural when that big guy was choking him."
Well, that's not a real criticism, because nobody acts natural when he's being choked or
, Now you can see how easy it is to be
a first-rate critic. All you have to do is use
your head and watch closely what goes on.
', Tlie thing to avoid is getting too excited.
You've got to be objective at till times if you
want to  be  a real  critic  like  anyone  else,
this is called ''tlie scientific approach," If
you just say, "I bawled my eyes out," or
''That Betty Grable, what a set of gams—
couldn't take my eyes off them," you're not
being scientific enough and your criticism
isn't worth thc powder to blow it to Hollywood.
Well, enough of that, now for the picture
of thc week,
I'll think of its name in a moment, but
Nanyway it begins with the hero, a tall dark
fellow who wa.s in a picture here with Bette
Davis or Maureen O'Hara last .summer, dressed in a cowboy suit. It's a western picture.
Now the hero, Steve is his name in the
show ... or Joe, it doesn't matter anyway,
has a big ranch and lots of cattle. At least,
at the beginning you think it's his ranch,
until this doctor from New York shows up
with his daughter, Joan somethtng-or-other,
that is, she's the doctor's daughter, not Joe's.
Joe isn't married, because he had to look
after his mother when his father was killed.
It wasn't really his father, but according to
the railway crowd, who were trying to get
the ranch,—I'm getting a little ahead of the
Anyhow, when the doctor shows up, it
looks as though Joe's brother, who is secretly
in with, the railway gang, the crowd that
ambushed hi.s father, is going straight because
of the girl, who i.s subsequently captured.
It's not the other girl who is captured,
but the one who comes to the ranch because
tlie doctor is there, although she thinks he
is someone else, After the big gun-fight,
when the bridge is blown up, it really gets
exciting, but a little complicated.
1   I won't .spoil it for vou by tellinc vou I
the ending, because no self-respecting critic j
ever does. You can see from this that any- |
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Reporter Raves
Page 3
Pharmacy Building Astounding
Window cleaners ;iever had is so
A rail which runs around the eaves
of the new Biological Sciences and
Pharmacy building will provide them
with safe transport for their tasks.
This practical innovation, a foretaste
of the building's minute planning
which features almost all phases of
construction, was the first thing that
caught our eye on a visit to the scene
of operations yesterday.
Two-thirds completed, the building
even now shows a promise of beauty
©omibimed, with: functionality, nnd
should draw envious sighs from any
university on thc continent.
We  ourselves were  unable' to  rc-
! strain "ooh's" when Mr. J. Malcolm,
Inspector for the Provincial Government, pointed out some of its wonders
to our admiring e,,-
We saw the modern system of
radiant - heating, installed in thc
ceilings of each room, where it circulates heat more efficiently than that
imbedded in floors.
We saw the transformer room, and
its imposing array of electrical machinery. A central control panel enables the operator to control electrical
output to any section of the building
with is many pieces of necessary
fish room,  and  the frog room.  The
We saw the rat colony room, the
equipment. I
fishes and frogs will lfvc in controlled
temperature tanks, whoso concrete
pedestals reach clown to hard-pan, and
every drop of water that reaches them
will pass through huge filters.
We saw the main lecture theatre,
seating 200, which even now is being
covered with a special acoustic tile.
The other theatre has been divided
with movable partitions to form four
smaller rooms.
Camera and photographic darkrooms, a model dispensary, the most
up-to-date equipment and research
facilities, and a host of other features
will await the first student who walks
up the handsome crrazo steps lo thc
main entrance.
B'udding pharmacists and biologists
have never had it so good, either.
Letters to the Editor
Winch Praises Europes
Quick Rehabilitation
Things are tough industrially and financially in Europe
and the continent, but these countries are rehabilitating themselves in a rapid and effective way. This was the opinion of
Harold Winch, in an address sponsored by the CC1? club yesterday.      ,'
His  point was  presented  by  four$>
basic, principles   which   he   admiros
in the European setup today. They
are: Social Security in Britain, Cooperative Movement in Sweden, Low
Rental Housing, and Relationships in
"As far as my knowledge goes,''
Mr. Winch told the students, "there
is no social security in the world
that can touch that of Great' Britain.
For four shillings, seven pence a week
their National Insurance Plan covers
the worker and his dependents for
maturity benefits, unemployment,
sickness, deat'h, mother benefits, old
age pensions, 'and hot meals- and
milk for children of school age, as well
as  doctors,  hospitals  and   medicine."
"It isn't a cradle to grave coverage, but before the cradle and after
the  grave,"   he  declared.
'Co-operative Movement in Sweden
was formed by the people to increase
the standard of living by low costs
which soon ran up against wholesale
competition, so they formed a wholesale co-operative," he stated. "This'
in   turn,   met   even   higher   levels  so
they formed the Co-operative Wholesale Society which runs almost every
industry in the country but does not
prevent  private  enterprise.''
"As for the housing problem, England has housing made available by
government financing, or when government subsidizes rent. On the continent, when they put up housing
units, they also must put up playgrounds, recreational grounds and
blocks  of  houses  for  older   people."
Mr. Winch described Israel as a
country which has completely rehabilitated itself within 15 months."
"They are building a new country
on basically rock and sand — and
mostly sand. While it is a British
Mandate, Trade Unions were the Invisible government giving such things
ns medical services to the people."
"If they can be taking the steps
they are in those countries, what
could we do in Canada where we
have never been bombed, except for
two shells which hit Vancouver Island, and missed t'h'e lighthouse altogether. We could lead the world
in every sphere of social endeavor.
Whether we clo or not is up to you."
Blood Drive Boas
Down at McGill
Montreal—(CUP)—Students of McGill University at Montreal have not
passed the 25 percent mark, half way
through their blood donor campaign
for Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic.
McGill objective was 1400 pints, j
from a body of more than 7000 students. In a plea given when the campaign was half over, Clinic Director
told the students "We must not let
Universities of British Columbia and
Alberta outdo us. They have had donations from more than half of their
students, while we haven't passed 25
percent of our objective,"
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SLAV CIRCLE meeting Thursday,
November 17 at 3:30. Double Committee Room Brock. Remember to
bring socks for dancing.
Club are asked to be at a meeting Friday   noon   in  HG   12.
Room and Board
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Eye Examination     Visual Training
This is International Week, so a
little article "Calling All Assassins"
i.s published in The Uby.ssey, page 2.
November 3. Are we not trying to
obliberatc pettiness, hatred, and un-
kindness amongst human beings no
matter the color, natioality or creed?
Why should we feel under suspicion
in having the Field House searched?
There are oilier people in Vancouver
besides university students. Why not
the Hon, Mr. Nehru take precautions?
Now, for a moment, put ourselves in
his position and pick up The Ubyssey
and read "... we think there have
been many men on the campus much
more worthy of an assassin's talents
than the Hon. Mr. Nehru." etc. As
he is a well educated man he would
lay the paper down ans dismiss it
with a shrug.
But are all people as well educated
as thc Hon, Mr. Nehru? Remember
we have a university to uphold, let
us not disgrace it by writing such
Where is our hospitality?
A Students.
Your editorial of October 28th re
flects   the   very   attitude   for   which
you have been criticized  in  the  past,
You  will notice  that  the question
is worded in such a manner that each
individual decides for himself as to the
In a few short paragraphs you state   adequate fulfillment of the functions
the functions of The Ubyssey. Good.   of a campus newspaper.
You fire about  to bc criticized again,
Obviously the modern professional
newspaper is not concerned with
catering to a thinking clientele, Is
that any reason for a university newspaper to emulate the policies of the
downstreet rags? If the policies of the
Ubyssey are to be upheld, the student
opinon should be the support. If
jolrnalistic heads are to fall# then
also the student opnon shouMt |je the
guillotine that lops them. '*' ""**
Stuart Smith.
You admit to making mistakes. Better.
You say you have always attempted
to correct the mistakes, and to minimize their  effects.  Excellent.
In two very short pargraphs you
strip your editorial of its substance
and destroy completely any bond that
might have existed between yourself
and your readers.
You   admit   to   mistakes,   and   yet
j those  who   lay   charges  against   you
i are "minority" and "badly mininform-
cd." You say that you are thc "prin-
i cipal   go-between  students  and   their
j government.''  Does not the fact that
J most letters concerning thc campus
paper arc derogatory and not laudatory suggest something to you? Have ' page 6 of today's issue, "UBC Wwien
you £0 soon forgotten the many glar- May Take Control," may I draw your
ing   instances  of  lack  of  liason  be-   attention to something which must be
! tween The Ubyssey and Students' , the faux pas of the year. I have often
Council? I could go on, but I should had my attention directed to what is
lose completely any sense of restraint commonly called the "... inequality
under which I now labor. j of the sexes." I understand ^at. the
To you sir. I suggest (with great res- only remedy for the situation is for
pect for your wisdom in such matters) ' women to take a more interested and
that you circulate a questionnaire to active part in public affairs^». . . but
your readers, the gist of it being for "• • • sexual inequality" I under-
somewhat like this: stand that not, even the medic% have a
'Do you believe The Ubyssey ful- solution- (Besides that I don't be-
fills   adequately   the   functions   of   a ! lieve i1K
campus  newspaper?   Answer  yes  or j Signed, r
no. I "You gotta show me"
Reference the article appeariV
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INCORPORATED   ?.'•"    MAY   16 Page \
Thursday, November 17, 1949
Hockey Feud Started
As Kings Beat 'Birds
Rough Play, Penalties and One
Fight Feature First Meeting
Suspected hockey fued between Kerrisdale Monarchs and
UBC Thunderbirds became a reality Tuesday night when the
two clubs met for the first time this season.
 ' <§   Between   the   abundance   of   hard
i checking and penalties, plus a hot-
tempered fight in the third period,
Kerrisdale squad managed to out-
hustle   and   out-score   the   locals   to
Sports Editor — RAY FROST
Associate Edltor-HAROLD BERSQN
Chieftain Roster
Promises Tough
Tilt for 'Birds
UBC's Thunderbird basketball team will need all the fire
they can muster tomorrow
night when they meet the
Seattle University Chieftans
in UBC gym at 8:30 p.m.
The fourteen man team that the
Seattle crew will arrive in Vancouver with includes eight returning
lettermen from former years.
Opposition will be really tough for
the Birds as they were defeated
three times in four games with the
Chieftains last year, and they are
to meet almost an identical team
this Friday.
Close   followers   of   the   antics   of
Bird   basketball   at   UBC   in   recent
years   will   remember   many   of   the
Seattle University stars.
Among them will be fast and shifty
Elmer Speidel. who plays a high
speed game at guard for the Seattle
team and features a long one handed
shot from the rim of the key.
Six foot five inch Earl Spangler
Will be put' with the Chieftains again
this yea,r and is one of the most
experienced and capable men on the
Seattle squad. UBC centres will have
their hands full holding Spangler
At guard will be equally fast Bob
Hedequist who features a fast breaking st'yle down  the floor.
Before the Birds will have a chance
to recuperate from the game with
Seattle, they are scheduled to meet
the top Senior A entry, the Clover
Rated as one of the most interesting
garaes ,ta be played at UBC in the
pre-season schedule, the Clover Leaf-
Bird game is generally taken t'o be
some indication of possible Bird
Even though the Leafs wil! strip
such former UBC stars as Robertsqn,
Weber, and Haas, the chances of the
Birds look very good as the Leafs
have not' yet reached peak season
form and the Birds are expected to
run  the feet off the Clover Leafs,
UBC men's swimming team will
hold a meeting in the training room
in the gymnasium at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow. Everyone please turn out'.
All Artsmen. There will be a meeting concerning intramural basketball
Friday at 12:30 p.m. in Arts 101.
Volleyball Playoffs
1. ATO vs Phys. Ed. A
2. DU A vs Lambda Chi A
3. Forestry vs Kappa Sig B
1. Termites  vs Pre-med
2. Phi Delt B vs Eng 2
3. Beta A vs Robots
4. Kappa Sig A vs
winner  of  Norvan  tilt,
5. Phi Delt A vs
Winner of Arts 1 A vs Dekes
FRIDAY,   NOV.   25
1. Winner of Monday 2 vs
winner   of  Tuesday
2. Winner of Tuesday 1 vs
winner of Tuesday 5
3. Staff vs  ?
Today,   Behind    Brock
1. Phi Delta vs Alpha Delts
2. Fijis vs ?
take  their  first win of Vhe year  by
an 8-3 score.
The Monarchs jumped into an early
three goal lead before the game was
five minutes old. The period ended
3-1 for the Monarchs as cagy Fred
Andrew finished off a smart play
initiated by Wag Wagner and Bob
Early   in   the   second   canto   Bob
Koch got his first' marker when hard
working  Hugh   Berry  sent  him  into
the clear.
A tough break in the second period
gave Kerrisdale the goal that stopped
UBC's rally which changed the complexion of the game from a tight
3-2 game t'o 7-3 margin before tho
canto ended.
The third goal for the 'Birds was
the picture goal of the game as
hustling Hugh Berry sent a precision
pass to Bot> Koch who walked in
en Don Saunders in goal with a
deke which left the puck in the net
and i'he goalie out on left wing.
Defensively the work of the squad
left a little to be desired but their
play improved as the game progressed and in the third period they
played smart hockey. The backcheck-
ing was larf at the outset but was
very effective in the second and third
periods  as  they   settled   down.
Terry Nelford was the most effective defenseman on the ice as he
used his weight and savvy to the
best advantage. He teed into ex-mate
Bob Saunders with a terrific check
which, but for Bob's being set, would
have left Saunders for cold.
Clare Drake's sensational work
while the squad was two men short
was slightly   terrific.
The brawl which finished off the
game was the direct result' of a charge
by Bastein against Clare Drake. Clare
got up swinging with Bob Lindsay
joining in to offset Furlan's aggressive
entrance into the' melee. No damage
was done on either side except a
deflation  of   Bastein's  ego.
On the credit side of the ledger
was that the squad got a bad game
out of their systems with no ill
effects except a leg cut to Bob Koch,
a cut eye to Hugh Berry, and a face
cut to goalie Ken Torrance. Ken
| played   a   great   game   in   thc   nets
despite  thc score.
The  next  encounter between  these
teams will, it is hoped, have referees
of a substantially greater knowledge
from which  to draw.
If Bill Wilkes and Ed Downey can
be obtained  there  will  be  insurance
of less rowdiness.
In   all,   15   penalties   were   handed
out   but   these   were   ineffective   and
poorly   timed.
Cal Oughton, a UBC student, played  with   the   Monarchs.   He  has   not
yet obtained permission to play for a
team outside the campus,
Record Falls To Piercy
In Cross-Country Race
New record was set by the fast-stepping Bob Piercy of the
UBC cross-country team when he lead his teammates to
victory in the Pacific Northwest Cross-Country Championships
held on the campus yesterday.
 v   Piercy  made   the  4-mile  course   in
Caa(ah'c   Fivct I21   m'nutcs   31.4   seconds,   setting   the
Braves Inter A basketball team one of the top teams itv
the local league, will try their skill with Mount Vernon
Junior College in the »ym Wednesday, November 23 at
12::J(! p.m.
Admission to lhe game is 10 cents but Privilege Passes
will bring free entrance.
Following week, Wednesday, November 30, Braves
will travel to Mount Vernon to complete the homc-and-
home seriss.
Prep Meet for
UBC Swimmers
This Saturday
UBC swimmers get their
first chance to take part in
outside competition this Saturday when they meet at the
Crystal in what is billed as a
"British Empire Fund Meet."
Varsity team of the university will
not be the local representatives but
seme members of the team and of the
swimr«!ng club will comprise the
Meet is just a prep affair for the
students, giving new talent a taste
of competitive swimming and preparing the others for the coming
University Swimming Championships.
Local groups around town will
provide the opposition, and possibly
a  team from Victoria will take part.
Some of the university boys taking
part will be Don Marshall, Peter
Lusztig, George Knight, and still
more are planning to come out.
University 'Championships, to be
held on November 26 at Crystal Pool,
is the big event of the fall season
for  the local swimmers.
Entries for these championships
close November 21, and until then,
entry slips may be obtained in the
Gymnasium office.
pace for1 the UBC team to come away
with  the O.  B.  Allan Trophy.
University team of Piercy, Al Bain,
En Henniger, and Pat Minchin placed
first, second, fourth and eighth, recording a low of 15 points to take
the meet.
Washington State placed men in
tho third, fifth* sixth and seventh
spots to run up a total of 21 points.
Bob Selfridge was the first man in
for the second-place Cougar team,
clcsely followed by Gilbert John, Hal
Deck, and Lee Cave.
Record was set last year, since that'
was the first time that the Northwest
route race had been held. Piercy had
not entered in the race last year, but
he made up for it this time with the
new  record.
Bill Parnell, expected to be one
of the top contenders in thc race,
did not' run.
Piercy received the Hudson Bay
Company Perpetual Trophy for his
win, as well as the Individual Cup
from the B. C, Track and Field
Al Bain and Ez Henniger were given
gift certificates from Eaton's Ltd.
Bob Selfridge of Washington State
received a prize from UBC while
Gilbert John got a prize from Clark-
Dave Fraser, Art Porter, and Dick
Stephens, all of UBC, finished ninth,
tenth, and eleventh respectively
while Tom Hoskin of Western Washington finished in twelfth spot.
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Girl Hockeyists
Win 3 Out of 3
UBC girls' hockey team won three
games out of three at the Pacific
(Northwest Conference (Tournament
held at Corvallis, Oregon, The meet
drew nineteen teams from the three
northwest states and British Columbia.
UBC defeated U of Washington
Purples 2-1, blanked College of Idaho
2-0, and whitewashed Oregon State
Skyliners 7-0. Centre forward Drea
Stewart tallied five of the goals while
right inside Nora McDermott scored
Liz Abercrombie and Marg Robertson accounted for one apiece. Team
captain is goalie Lila Scott and manager  is  Audree  Sherlock.
In addition to hockey games Oregon
square dance mixer and a hockey
State College arranged a banquet, a
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