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The Ubyssey Nov 14, 1944

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vol. xxvn
• TODAY AT 12:30 in Applied   Science   100   the
EUS will hold the Engineer's
Informal pep meet, a pep
meet which they claim is
second only to the infamous
Science show in the spring.
Feature attraction of the star-
studded entertainment will be the
production of "She Married an
Artsman" by Science 47. This is
the dramatic tale of a baby photographer who ii mlstaKen for
somebody else, with almost dire
The Engineer's Informal will be
held Thursdey, November 18 at
8:30 in the Brock. EUS president
Roy Morton announces that the
Informal committee has persuaded
the proctor to try a hitherto unused furniture arrangement which
should make the hall more attractive.
A program of songs! is being arranged by Bob Oraves of Civil
49. Engineers may purchase tickets from members of the EUS executive.
• ..   WEEKLY jam sessions will
be sponsored by the newly-
formed Jazz Club. A meeting in
Arts a04, November 46, at 12:30 is
being held to decide a name for
the club and to select a future
meeting place. v
The aim of the club is to further the real appreciation of Jazz.
Among other plans, the leaders
hope to organize a catalogue of
members' records, so that they
can have a quick reference for
any particular piece* they might
No. 22
Players Club
Presents Three
Fall Attractions
•   PLAYERS CLUB will present their Fall Plays, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday of this week.
Wednesday, at 7
'Pep' in
Arts 100
• THE LEARNED walls of Arts*
100 will witness an Arts Pep
Meet Thursday noon that promises
to be a notable milestone in the
history of UBC's Arts Undergraduate Society.
The committee ln charge, under
the AUS president, Gordon Campbell, promises that the first Arts
Pep Meet of 1944-45 will be a
memorable one to start off a twofold campaign.
First it ia intended to unify the
largest undergraduate body on the
campus, and proposed to deal with
a certain other faculty.
AUS coeds are especially urged
to attend this pep meet as they
will have no cause to fear the
Redshirts. "Doc" Roy Morton,'
president of the Engineering Society, has promised the Artsmen
Girls Model Latest
Fashions Wednesday
•   LUSCIOUS MODELS will portray a great variety of
styles and fashions in tomorrow's WUS Fashion Show
parade in the Brock main lounge throughout the day. Tickets
may be had from representatives in each faculty.
If you wish to obtain tick
ets, see: Peggy Avelin, Frist
Year Arts; Pat Mayne,
Second Year Arts; Betty
Jane Matheson, Third Year
Arts; Joan Fischer, Fourth
Year Arts; Bette Hodgson,
Commerce; ' Vivian Golos,
Nursing; Nona Lambert, Aggies; and Maxine Johnson,
Home Economics.
Participating in this event as
models are: Marjorie Weber, Anne
Bennet, Maxine McLung, Edith
Bryer, Daphne Laird, Casey King,
Shirley Leach, Eleanor Gooder-
ham, Mona Quebec, Lorna Irving,
Betty Irving, Dale Coughlan, Elizabeth Ross, Pamela Scrivins, Peggy Wilkinson, Marie Scimmers,
Mary Hammond, Barbara McPherson, Pat Boultbee, Nora Clarke.
Dorothy Hayes, Ruth Ryan, Top-
sy Russell, Audrey Buchanan,
Edlin D'Easum, Pat Chenowith,
Booty Hebb, Elizabeth Nation,
Ruth Parnum, Katheritie Argyle,
Joan Field, Betty Thorn, Paddy
Brown, Sid Flavelle, Sally Pan-
ton, Joy Donegani, Anne Laird,
June Reid, Mary Frances Trumbull.
Monica Combe, Peggy Holt,
Mary Jane McDougal, Anne Sy-
monds, Barbara Coulter, Valerie
Carnseu. Shirley McLean. Mary
Flisher. Joan Anderson, Shirley
Groal, Nancy Lewis, Fern Anderson, Elaine Rogers, Shirley Woodward. Helen Lus, Helen Luman.
Barbara MacAskill, Maxine Johnson.
Sponsoring the show are the following fashion shops and stores
in Vancouver: Hudson Bay Co..
Saba's. Willard's. Famous. Straith's,   Anne   Maloney,   D'Allaird's,
Mademoiselle, Traer L Dickie,
Betty's, Petite Shop, Madame Hillary, Madam Runge, Edith Carrothers, Lady Gaye, Carrie's, Lydia
Lawrence, Norman's, Girls' Apparel, Plant's, Utility, Armstrong,
New York Fur.
smoker  Friday, November  17,
it was decided at their first meeting under their newly elected executive.
The meeting took place Friday,
November 10, and three members
of the Junior Board of Trade were
guest speakers: Walter Hotson,
chairman of the Veterans' Affairs
Committee; Jordan Guy, vice-
president of the Vancouver Junior Board of Trade, and chairman
of the National Rehabilitation
Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce; and George
Panton, chairman of the Reconstruction Committee.
All three men stressed the necessity for co-operation among all
rehabilitation organizations and
pointed out that they were not
acting as  pressure  groups.
Filmstera Show
Travelogue Today
• THE UNIVERSITY Film Society announces the presentation of "Alaska's Silver Millions,"
u travelogue motion picture, Wednesday. November 15th at 12:30
noon in Arts 100. A short on paratroops and a Walt Disney cartoon will be shown, time permitting.
•   SISTERS UNDER THE PYJAMAS—All except one, that
is.  Under one pair of pyjamas there beats a masculine
heart.  Can you find him? He dressed up in feminine garb
to crash the Hi-Jinx girl-crazy party and narrowly escaped  'peace until their faculty has re-
serious injury from Tarzan's mate who discovered him as    gained its feet
shown on the left. If you haven't found him yet, he's seated
above on the extreme left.
Male Invades Women's
"And so to Bed" Party
By Cal "Patsy" Whitehead
•   "LOOK AT the woman next to you and make sure that
she is".
Barbara Greene was not taking any chances after a
jaightJ^%4Wi»U^«uutbjtnto of. the, WUS Hi-Jinx "and
so to bed" party.
She could not be sure that
another alien heart was not
beating under a bulky nightshirt, or another bristly chin
was not hiding behind a face-
ful of pancake make-up.
Then, satisfied that all would be
calm and serene, that is, as calm
and serene as a Hi-Jinx party could
fa, she recommenced the festivities.
The event was very well planned
and a good time was had by all,
including me: I enjoyed myself immensely.
But even though I did enjoy myself immensely, I felt as if I was
an outsider. It was one of those
strangely unexplainable feelings
which are so often accompanied by
intense feelings of foreboding.
Since I did not consider myself
an authority on what I should or
should not wear, I had to enlist
the help of "friends on the inside".
From one source I procured an
ankle-length chenille dressing gown
and from  another,  an old floor-
sweeping night-gown.
From my next-door neighbor, a
freshette of 1922, I obtained a pair
of slippers to cover my dainty feet.
Certain unmentionables I obtained
from her also.
A  kerchief  to  cover   my   long
tresses and some hair curlers to
complete   the   farce,   I   obtained
from the aforesaid members from
the inside. From them also I received aid in applying my makeup; pancake makeup to cover the
stubble on my chin and lipstick
on myl lips. A pair of glasses offset the thickness of my eyebrows.
I was advised by these members
from the inside to "put up a good
front."   I too thought this was an
excellent idea. Old Ubysseys suited   the   purpose   admirably.   For
the sake of uniformity only. Patsy
was my name.
Upon entering  the gym,  I saw
a scene that  shocked  me  to say
the   least.    The   first   thing   that
ci. ught   my   eye  as   I   walked   as
daintily as I could across the floor
of   the   gym,   was  a  bright,   red,
sack-like  nightgown.  After I had
pushed my eyeballs back into their
sockets  and  proceeded across  the
floor, I glanced around lo look at
some of the other creations,
Sheer,   revcnllng,  two-piece   pajamas gave way to a preponderance
of   more  serviceable  sleeping  ap
parel. Some of the women had exquisite creation straight from Ad-
rlanne's 1844 shoppe; these were
neither sheer nor form-fllUlng. One
ensemble I liked especially was a
one-piece sleeping unit complete
with trapdoor and "boudoir cap".
The party was advertised as being good enough to keep the drowsy coeds awake. It kept this coed
awake; I wasn't drowsy for a moment.
In the way of entertainment, the
girls led off with a number of
novel relajk and races. Not to be
outdone I took part in them also.
Having always been a farmer at
heart, I put my efforts on the side
of the Aggie women's team. *
It was not until the sing-song
started that I feu seriously handicapped. 1 felt hurt because I could
not sing. My voice was made extremely gruff by an attack of laryngitis. I could not even muster
a falsetto.
It was in thi* stage of my\ escapade, an hour and a half after I
had first entered, that the women
started to look at me with half-
amused glances.
I saw many cautious whispers
behind cupped hands and many
felt odd. I smiled back at them,
as sweetly as I could considering
the fact that I had lipstick all over
my teeth, and made ready to flee,
Hardly had I the chance to move
a muscle when I saw descending
upon me a beefy individual who
had muscles of steel rippling beneath her pyjamas.
At that point I suddenly remembered a previous engagement and
had to "tear myself away."
According to the executive of
AUS, this year will see an outstanding rise in the fortunes of
the Arts faculty.
Watch for announcements of the
Arts Undergraduate Ball and further Pep Meets.
A debate against the Science
faculty in about two week's time
is rumoured.
• AN I.S.S. mixer will be held
on Saturday night, November
18, from 8:30 to 12:00 in the Brock
Lounge. One purpose of the mixer
is to honour Miss Mary Robe, the
international secretary of I.S.S.
Miss Robe graduated from Texas
University in 1942. All proceeds
from the mixer will go to the I.S.
S. fund, used to buy books and
care for students in European concentration camps, to enable them
to keep up their studies.
• ROBSON   BLACK,   president
and general manager  of the
Canadian Forestry Association,
will address the Forestry Club tomorrow at 12:30 in Applied Science
237 on "British Columbia's Opportunity In the World of Tomorrow,"
a discussion of the part that will
be played by the forests of B.C. in
new employment and industry in
the years following the war.
It will be a closed meeting of
the Club, but all foresters and potential forestry students not already in the Club are welcome.
• THE CAF will remain open
until   6:30   p.m.   Wednesday
evening for students who wish
to stay for the Fall Plays at 7tM
p.m. Auditorium doors will open
when the Caf closes. This Is for
the convenience of students taking military parades.
p.m., is
students' night and tickets
for it will be given out today
and tomorrow noon at the
quad box office. Admittance
to the other two performances, at 8:15, is by invitation
Here are the plays with their
casts. The casts are- listed in their
order of presentation,
The first is one of the best one
act plays of 1940,  "Waltz Time",
written   by   an   English   author,
Philip Johnson.
Tiie play Is a period comedy taking place in the early nineteenth
century and is based on the introduction of the waltz into a small
English country town. It is an all-
girl production and has a variety
of female character parts.
Lady Bagshot, Joy Coghill; Miss
Charlotte, Lois Shaw; Miss Laetia,
.Dorothy Lowther; Abigail, Pat
Cowan; Rosie, Verene Maurer; Miss
Alicia, Beverley Wilson; Phoebe,
Twigg Woodward.
The play is directed by Joyce
Harm who is assisted by "Players
Clubber" Pam Mitchell.
The second ptajr Is the only
serious play of the group. It is
written by fhe well-ksjMvn play
Wright, Eugene 0*N«U. The play
is a drama ifarrating the story of
an intermulonal crew on a merchant vessel In. the submarine
cone of the Atlantic. It ls titled,
"In The Zone".
Smitty (a refined Englishman),
Derek Ralston; Driscoll (an Irishman), Bob Efford; Jack, (an American), Don Wilson; Morgan (a
Welshman), Ronnie Rice; Scottle
(a Scotchman), Peter McGregor-
Eadie; Ivan (a Russian), Jerry Williamson.
Tbls ftlay directed,hy Mrs. E.
Graham, assisted by Jim Argue is
contrasted with the first play in
that it has an all-male cast.
The third play is a very unusual
play with the locale in Alberta.
It employs a speech choir. This
choir is highly co-ordinated work,
part of its work being the forming
of a background for the play, such
as supplying sound effects.
In addition to the unusual vocal
effects, the play has some very interesting stage designing » which
was executd by Cliff Robinson.
This play which has as its title,
"Johnny Dunn", was written by
Robert Garde. It is directed by
Lt. Bob Orchard with Gerald Newman's assistance. Both Orchard
and Robinson are members of the
Camouflage School which Is located in the University Area.
The cast includes Brian Burke
as narrator. Murray Sager plays
the part of Johnny Dunn with
Audrey Chitty acting as Mrs. Dunn.
The story of the comedy is based
on the remarkable experiences of
a trapper, Johnny Dunn—a Canadian Paul Bunyan.
Included in the chrous are: Edith
Kenny, Caroline Johnson, Margaret
Pilmer, Shirley Yeo, Kim Murray,
Ruth Fleishman, Carol Atkins, Joan
Bayne, Peggy Frith, Frances Schofield, Barbara McDiarmid, Frances
Turnbull, Carl Peterson, Peter
Ajello, Ted Affleck and Jack
Duffus. •
The executive of the Players
Club expect to be able to announce the title of thei rapring
play soon. The occasion will mark
the club's 30th anniversary so the
play' promises to be something
quite unusual.
Today on the World's Battlefronts
• ALLIED Headquarters, Paris,
November 14— (BUP)—The Germans were reported today to have
begun withdrawing their forces
from the Metz area. The Nazis
have abandoned one of the great
forts and two of its lesser ones
without a fight.
The Yanks now hove four bridgeheads across the Moselle River, it
was reported today. Despite winter weather, and stiff German resistance at some points, the American Army continued to chalk
up  important  gains.
The last of the German Fleet's
great dreadnoughts, the Tirpitz, is
at the bottom of a Norwegian
fjord. Lancaster bombers from
Britain blasted the super-battleship with six - ton earthquake
bombs. Most of the skeleton crew
aboard the vessel went to the bottom with their ship, it is believed.
•   MOSCOW, November 14-(BU
P)— The  battle  for  the capital
of  Hungary,  Budapest,  is increasing in fury, it was reported today.
The Red Army is said to have
driven into a German stronghold
30 miles east of the beleagured
capital, according to Berlin.
The Red Army is reported from
Moscow to have established a firm
bridgehead across the Danube below Budapest and Soviet forces
continue to bombard the city's outskirts.
The Yugoslav Army of National
Liberation has entered Skoplje,
virtually clearing the Athens-Belgrade railway. Marshall Tito announced today. EDITORIAL PAGE
NOVEMBER 14, 1944
National Conference This Year
We have published many reports recently concerning a national inter-university
conference this year. Just about every university seems to be in favor of the idea.
First item on the agenda would be re-organization of the National Federation of Canadian University Students. We think this
is reason enough to call a conference.
The University of Saskatchewan has
taken the lead in discussions so far. UBC
has signified its support, but that is as far
as we've gone. Now we think it is time that
this university comes forth with concrete
proposals of a date and place for the conference. Then we can see if a national conference is feasible this year.
If it is not possible to hold a national
conference we should hold another Western
Inter-University Conference. Although last
year's conference was not a great success, it
prepared the way for greater co-operation
and understanding among Canadian universities.
We do not agree with those who believe
that Canadian social and economic problems
of all kinds should be discussed at the conference. Time and money are too short to
waste on these questions, which will bring
no direct benefit to those who pay for the
conference. The idea is to hold a university
conference—on university affairs. We can
see the value of discussing university affairs.
We do not think that university students
could accomplish much discussing social and
economic problems.
The Sleeping Bear Awakes
UBC's long-dormant Artsmen rolled out
of bed last week, blinked in the bright sunlight and decided to come out of hibernation.
They found the world still going on, resolved
to have another go at it.
Unheard of in recent UBC history, an
Arts pep meet is actually being planned.
We hear they've even made a booking for
Arts 100. On top of all this comes a contest
for an Arts yell. We look on with amazement.
Credit for disturbing Artsmen's sleep
goes to MUS President Les Raphael, AUS
President Gordon Campbell and a host of
other anonymous members of the Arts
faculty. We wish them well, but still stand
ready with the smelling salts.
No matter whether you are a Science-
man or an Aggie, you have to express a bit
of admiration for these first signs of life in
UBC's huge sleeping bear. Potentially one
of the most powerful factors on the campus,
it has never bothered to reach for its honeyed
Great possibilities for constructive work
on this campus exist in the Arts Undergraduate Society. Composed of the majority
of students, the AUS could be a useful part
of student government. We hope that these
recent tiny sparks of life are not a false
• ill all  SeriOUSneSS    ... by Denis Blunden
• IN A SCHOOL on the other side of
town before the war with Japan, there
existed the best racial compromise between
orientals and whites yet seen in anti-oriental
The compromise was not pefWciVfbut it
worked in harmony most of the tim^and
the rest of the time the spjit was^ usually
caused by home influence^/.- '■$%ti0g$
The rehSdfridetgfSftMK"'
ability of this compromise
was because of its naturalness. Those Japanese, who
were overbearing, swaggering, and militaristic were
never accepted into any
group but their own cliphe
of nationals.
Those who were ordinary, respectful, new Canadians became almost as much
a part of school life as any ordinary white
boy. Unconsciously, they were accepted into
the group without either class thinking much
about the situation. The system was that
For two yean I used to walk to school
with a Japanese boy who was universally
respected in the district as an honest, sincere, and natural Canadian.
I also knew many Japanese who were
revoltingly arrogant in their manner. But
the interesting fact about the two groups
was that the majority of nationalistic, swaggering Japanese came from homes situated
in what was then "Little Tokyo" and the
majority of sensible, accepted Japanese came
from homes situated either within or on the
outskirts of the "white" community. Given
a chance from early childhood to fraternize
with the people of Canadian birth, the Japanese almost became accepted as Canadians.
I have heard the accepted Japanese complain bitterly of having to attend Japanese
school after regular school hours to absorb
Japanese culture. When asked why they
went, the answer was usually in the form
of a verbal shrug: "I have to go."
They were under a psychological strain
in having to fight as best they could the
influence of the older members of their race
who insisted on remaining Japanese to the
end, and also to accept passiveyl the invisible wall that prevented them from becom
ing completely assimilated.
As a result they became outcasts in their
end, and also to accept passively the invis-
ians in their daily life, forced to pay for the
hated nationalism practised by the unassun-
ilated Japanese.
It is interesting to speculate what sort
of "white" Canadian would be the result
if they were subected to such intense psychological strain. Less personal ana family
stresses have resulted in hardened criminals
and social frankenstiens in our own community.
What then is the solution to the problem
that will arise when we can no longer hide
the desire to be rid of all Japanese under
the guise of wartime security?
The school children on the other side
of town, in their immature reasoning used to
lament the fact that their parents were
"stupid" in their attitude and should treat
the Japanese just as their sons and daughters
treated them in school—accept them if they
are acceptable.
Such a method is indeed impractical
among people who look at Japanese through
a gilt dollar sign. If the Japanese were
monetary assets then there would have been
no problem in the first place.
But the people believe Japanese are
monetary threats to "our way of life". What
is needed is to apply the spirit of the minimum wage act to Japanese so that they
must do the same work for the same wages
as everyone else.
Japanese schools should not be allowed
to be re-established. The Japanese culture
can not be handed down from generation to
generation if the culture dies with the first
Canadian generation.
As to the population, if the Japanese
standard of living were made the same as
ours then their population increase would
nose-dive just as ours has done.
But lastly, the question boils down to
economic. The Japanese have to accept our
standard of living and live the way we do
and not continue as people who can live on
less and therefore can accept less money.
Then they will deserve the right to vote.
British Columbians may never be able
to accept the color of the Japanese skin, but
they will always accept the color of Japanese
BOSTON (U.P.)-When airport
development now planned for
Massachusetts is completed, less
than one per cent of the state's
population will live more than 10
miles from an airport. Each county  will have an  airport.
hole digging may be a tedious and
d/ingerous task, but PFC. Gene
Manwarren found it paid off.  Ov
erseas recently he was hastily digging a foxhole when he struck a
glass jar.  In it was $35 in bills,
Doede, who picks peas on his one
day off each week from the railroad, picked 40,800 pounds to win
the ti»le of champion milk weed
pod picker in Porter county over
many persons u'ho picked daily.
kids in Germany are making use
of American slang, according to
Cpl, Joe Wies, writing from a
hospital in France. "They ask the
American soldiers, 'Gum, chum',"
he wrote, "but I don't think they
are getting any results like the
English, Belgian and French kids
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The Editor,
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
My attention was drawn to a
' short column ln your* paper, referring to a scourging given to
UBC students by a disgruntled
street car rider who addressed his
remarks to the "Buzzer."
Being a naturally sensitive person, I realize that to palish the
manners of brutal university men
and women would be a hopeless
task, and therefore two alternatives remain: 1. Only students*
with private means of transportation be allowed to attend university. 2. Educate the public that at
least 1500 of the 2900 students must
use the No. 15 and 16 cars westbound from Granville daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and
9:00 a.m.
If the writer of the letter to the
"Buzzer" made his observations
on the car of any other line, we
must conclude that he is unnaturally prejudiced, since the students form only a small part of
the great "free-for-all" which exists between factory and white
collar workers on all North and
Westbound cars in the grim hours
of the morning.
To make an understatement, the
students do form a majority of
the passengers riding on the westbound No. 15 and 16 cars in the
morning. With whom have they a
chance to be brutal? Not with
any workers riding to town, since
we are going in the opposite direction. Not with any workers
coming off night shift since they
have obtained seats as the car
passed along Hastings St. These
persons will not be many, since
the number of people living ln
West Point Grey who must come
from work in that hour is not
overwhelmingly great. The bulk
of the remaining passengers, I
fear, are workers bound for the
Marpole interurban at Arbutus St.
These cheerful people morning
after morning ignore the myriads
of empty No. 14's westbound from
Broadway and Granville, and insist on squeezing out students
from the 15's and 16's. Small wonder if they are jostled while leaving the car, er made to stand all
the long distance to MacDonald
St. Why shouldn't a student, who
has stood on the Central Park interurban, the No. 5 and 1 cars,
and whose arms are somewhat
(Continued in Column 5)
limp from packing books all that
distance snatch a seat on the 15?
The same applies to West Point
Grey cars eastbound in the afternoon. The students begin to board
the cars in bulk after 4:00 p.m.
At that hour, what do the other
passengers in eastbound 15's and
16's consist of? Not housewives
trekking to town for provender
at that advanced hour, but housewives trekking to and from afternoon tea or luncheon and bridge.
They can hardly expect students
to be very anxious to rise, pick
up their books and lunchpails
and relinquish their seats.
All which points to the same
fact. The number of persons who
have "a right" to be riding in the
cars transporting university students are few and far between.
Let the disgruntled passenger
whose toes are mashed or whose
eardrums are pierced by the uninhibited conduct of a university
student ask himself "Well, what
am I doing on this car anyway?"
Nevertheless, being a sensitive
sort, the next time I catch the eye
of a bef urred matron on the street
car I will probably rise and "move
up to the front," distributing lethal
blows to right and left with my
little brown suitcast.
Yours very truly,
E. L. Affleck.
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• CANDIDATES FOR THE title of Miss UBC have been nominated.
They are Joan Stevens, Agriculture; Peggy Holt, Commerce; Dolores
Traer, Nurses; Sylvia Dyson, Home Economics; Jackie Robinson, First
Year Arts; Dale Coughlin, Second Year; Joan Clarke, Third Year; and
Phyllis Ney, Fourth Year. Miss UBC will be selected from this group
of Aphrodites on November 23 at the Undergraduate Formal which will
be held in the Commodore. It will take, the place of the Arts-Aggie, which
has been abandoned for all time.
The first in a series of lectures on Journalism was givtn In the
pub last Tuesday by Alan Morley, anaociate editor of the News-Herald.
On Tliurdpy, Aubrey Roberta from the Province guvc pubsters lessons
ln reporting and writing a story.
The WUS Hi-Jinx was held last Thursday evening in the gymnasium.
Prettiest co-ed present was Cal Whitehead, Saturday editor of the
Ubyssey. He crashed the affair clad in a dressing gown. . . . Commerce
undergraduates had their first class party on Friday, November 10 at
the Stanley Park Pavilion. Joe Micelli's Western Air Command Orchestra
provided the musk.
O. O. McOeer, KC, MP, spoke to student! in Arts 100 on Tuesday
at noon. Hia subject waa "Vancouver's Post-War Commercial and Industrial Expansion", The meeting was aponaored by the Commaros
Undergraduate Society .... The University String Orchestra presented
its first concert last Friday noon in the Auditorium Basketball
fans bewail the loss of Oordy Sykes, pivotman of the Thunderbirds. After
a brilliant two year career, Sykes has given up hoop, ao that he may
more arduously pursue hia studies.
Shopping with Mary Ann
• FOR CHRISTMAS parties and
lots of fun, a girl must be well
dressed from head to toe. Speaking of toes and thinking* of shoes,
one naturally thinks of Rae-Son's
Shoe Store, 608 Granville, where
you get the smartest shoes at the
smartest prices. On all three style
floors at Rae's, there are all sorts
of darling shoes for all occasions,
be it a class party, the Fall Ball
•   •
• I HAVE been looking around
for ideas for my new Christmas dress and feel very dull. Of
course I should have known that
the Lydia Margaret Lawrence Studio, u> the Arts and Crafts Building, 576 Seymour was the place to
go for suggestions .... A Phi
Kappa Sig had his pin "stolen"
e ITS fflGH TIME that the gels
started to sugar up to papa for
a Xmas fur. Take him around to
the New York Fur Co. and I'm
sure that after seeing their lovely
furs he'll want to buy you one
as much as you want to have it.
. . ^ .On Saturday night a wild
Scienceman was bidding his true
love, (a freshette of reddish tinge)
» •
e Your young sister, cousin, or
what have you, will really go
for the Brush Rayon gloves at
Wilson's Glove and Hosiery. These
young finger fashions come in red,
green, black, brown, and beige,
and are a terrific value at 11.00
.... It has been told to me on the
best authority, although I do not
comprehend, that the great Shultz
is dead.   This may be a boon to
or a friendly house party .... We
are ,under the impression that
Pledge Pins were not to be plan*
ted; the Phi Kappa SUf, who planted his on the A O Pi, and the Phi
Kappa Pi, who pinned up his Aggie girl friend, obviously didn't
understand this little rule . . .
For the Duchess and the short and
sweet, Rae-Son's has the solution
to their bootery problem.
ln a hack one night. The result
is that his A D Pi gal friend
sticks loyally to her sorority pin,
and says she doesn't believe in
re-pln-planting .... If you want
your Christmas wardrobe to be
really terrlf then let yourself be
style guided by a few wise words
from the versatile Miss Lawrence.
his fondest adieus, when the* girl's
father threw open the window.
To the dreamy couple he screamed
orders to get that nonsense over
with and come in, for that was no
time to be playing games ....
You can always count on getting
a scrummy and warm fur coat at
the New York Fur Co., "tlf West
some and a grief to others, but
to me it's a golldarned mystery
.... If you stew over what the
lady friend would like for her
stocking on the "25th" look at the
Plgtex and Fabric gloves at Wilson's Glove and Hosiery, 575 GranV
ville. These gloves come in nat\
ural and cork shades, and are
valued (and I do mean value) at
$1.00 and $1.50.
McGoun Cup Trials
Begin November 17
•   STUDENTS ARE invited to attend both the initial and
the final tryouts for the McGoun Cup Debates. All but
eight candidates will be eliminated at 12:30 Friday, November
17 in the Brock Stage Room.
From those eight the final four
debaters will be chosen at the final try-outs on Friday, December
1 in the Auditorium,
Prof. F. G. C. Wood, Prof. W.
N. Sage, and Prof. J. R. Crumb
have consented to judge the tryouts but will give no help to the
contestants, according to Jim Wilson, president of the Parliamentary Forum.
The candidates have chosen to
use the following three topics for
their preliminary try-outs:
1. The postwar treatment of Germany.
2. Nationalization of education
in Canada.
3. A league granting equal representation to all the nations will
be a better guarantee of peace
than a league of the great powers.
In the initial try-outs, the seventeen contestants will each make
a five-minute speech to be judged
out of a maximum of 60 per cent
for material and 40 per cent for
The final try-outs In the Auditorium will take the form of two
debates, each one half an hour in
length with two speakers on each
side. Each of the eight participants will have four minutes for
argument and two minutes for rebuttal. Fifty per cent for material, 30 per cent for delivery and
20 per cent for rebuttal will be
The best speaker of the preliminary try-outs shall be the first
speaker of the final .try-outs in
order to provide a basis of com
In case of any ties, preference
shall be given to the chief contributor to the activities of the
Parliamentary Forum.
Those participating in the tryouts are: Jim Wilson, Jim Clement,
Brian Burke, Rosemary Stewart,
Hugh MacLeod, Ed Browne, Bruce
Yorke, Stuart Porteous, Morris
Berson, Roy Lowther, Don Holmes,
Jim Argue, Bob Harwood, John
Munroe, Douglas Leiterman, Bob
Ross and Allan Roeher,
Astronomers Meet
Tonight in Sc. 100
e THE MONTHLY meeting of
the Vancouver Branch of the
Royal Astronomical Society will
be held at 8:15 tonight, in Room
200 of the Science Building, University of British Columbia.
Speaker of the evening is Mr.
Walter J. Lind, lighting engineer
for Canadian General Electric,
who will speak on "The Magic
of the Spectrum." A cordial invitation to attend this meeting
is extended to all students on the
e FULL DETAILS of the Christmas employment prospects and
procedure for registering at the
Employment bureau will be announced in next Tuesday's Ubyssey.
The tryouts for the Freshman
Debates will be held today at 3:00
in the Double Committee Room
of the Brock Hall.
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.Tuesday, November 14, 1944
Thunderbirds Defeat Pat Bay Gremlins
• LAST year's
Thunderbirds couldn't
beat the highflying Pat Bay
Gremlins, but
this s e a s o n's
flock started
their drive for
the B.C. Hoop
title on the
right foot Saturday as they
beat the A i r
Force quintet
Here's the
1943-44 Varsity
Senior A's: Back
Row — Van
Vliet (coach)
Johnson, Scott,
Bakken, Robertson, Wood-
house, Sykes,
Moyls (manager). Front Row
—Weber, Franklin, Stilwell, Yorke, McGeer and McLeod.  Scott and Wopdhpuse are now in the Navy, Sykes retired a week ago because of pressure
of studies, Franklin is in the Army, McGeen retired this spring, but the1 other seven are back in this year's lineup.
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
Down UBC 12-6 In Speedy Tilt
Varsity Punters Solidify
Lead In MillerCupRugby
• VARSITY and UBC, the University's two rugger outfits,
went into battle against each other
Saturday in the campus stadium to
produce one of the fastest scuffles
of the season. The Varsity fifteen
took a 12-6 decision to strengthen
their hold on first place in the
Miller Cup race.
In the first half, Varsity took the
lead on a score by Tom McCusker
who picked up a pass on the end
of the three-line and carried the
pigskin over the line for three
UBC was not to be outdone, however, so Bob Mitten came right
back with a try to even the count
at 3-3. Both clubs failed on the
Varsity set the pace again as Jim
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Hughes grabbed a ball which was
neatly heeled from the scrum in
UBCs backyard. He packed the
oval into try territory to give Varsity a 6-3 lead before the half.
After the breather, Joe Pegues
and Bob Lawson hit paydirt for
the Varsity fifteen to send them
well ahead with a 12-3 count. Although the UBC lads struggled
throxftfhout the rest of the contest,
they were held scoreless by their
mightier brethren until the Varsity
squad was penalized for picking
out of the scrum.
Harry Kabush took the free kick
which the referee awarded the
UBC'ers and booted it squarely between the uprights to finish off the
scoring for both sides.
Rod Wings Stop
Toronto Streak
• TORONTO - (BUP) - Detroit
finally set down the mighty
Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 Sunday
night. After beating the second
place Canadiens 8-1 Saturday night,
the Leafs were stopped by the
fighting Red Wings who now occupy third place in the league
In spite of this defeat, Toronto
still holds down the top spot. The
lowly Rangers picked up their first
points over the weekend to climb
out of the cellar. Canadiens and
Detroit both split points with a win
and a loss to remain in second and
third spots respectively.
Frank McCool, Maple Leaf rookie
goalie, stopped the Montreal team
cold on Saturday. Schriner, Bod-
nnr, and Can- combined for all of
Toronto's markers.
Rangers beat Detroit 5-2 and tied
Boston 5-5. Rookie Walter Atanas
starred for the New Yorkers, picking up two goals and an assist. For
Boston, veteran Bill Cowley did
At Montreal, the Canadiens,
smarting from their defeat at Toronto, whipped Chicago 4-2. Richard,
Gettliffe, O'Connor and Blake scored for the Habitants. Harvey
Fraser, who played with New Westminster Lodestars last year, and
Bill Mosienko, tallied for the Chi-
* HERE'S AN action shot from the contest two years
ago when the Thunderbirds last defeated the Pat
Bay Gremlins. It was the George Pringle Memorial
game and the Varsity boys couldn't lose. Art Barton
(4), who was playing his last year for the Thunderbirds
that season, is the man scoring the shot. That's blond
Norm Baker of the Gremlins behind him, while airman
Bob Phelan (6) stands in the centre and Art Johnson,
who is playing his third year with the 'Birds, comes
in for the rebound on the right. The graceful referee
is Gummy Leach, who is also still around.
Varsity Ice Hockey Squad
Plans Exhibition Schedule
e ICE HOCKEY has onoe more
invaded the sporting halls of
UBC. After an absence of more
than three years, the great eastern sport will be played again
here.        •
UBC's director of physical education, M. L. Van Vliet, has formed
a junior ice team from some of
the best material seen for years
on this campus. There are players on the team from towns all
over B.C. and there is even a
representative from the prairies,
At the present moment, Ted Taylor Is doing the hard work of organizing the boys Into a smooth
machine. He has spent the last
month in perfecting the playing
of the 15 boys.
Stars of team in their first game
were Taylor, who did a stalwart
job on the forward line, and Ken
Devlin, who scored the team's only goal.
Others on the team who are doing sterling work for UBC are the
two defencemen, Gord Smetanuk
from Williams Lake and Frank
Walden from the interior. Besides
Taylor and Devlin on the forward
line, there is also Jim Rowledgc
from Vernon and the prairies, and
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon
Graphic   Engineering  Paper,   Biology   Paper
Loose Leaf Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink
and Drawing Instruments
Bill Buhler also from the interior.
For the all-important position of
goal on the team, Maury Moyls
from Vancouver and Chuck McPherson from the Island are fighting neck and neck. At the moment,
Moyls seems to have the Inside
Coach Taylor's greatest trouble
right now is the lack of defence-
men. There are only three on the
team now and the need for at
least two more is becoming more
acute every day,
Mr. Taylor says that the team
will not be able to play any league
games this year but he adds that
next year's team should be one
of the best in the Vancouver Junior Hockey League.
The rink boys lost their first
practice game of the season to Arrows 7-1. However, they stoutly
affirm that this pasting was the
result of the old hockey disease of
'Not Enough Practice' and that
with more practice they can defeat
any opposition the league can put
up against them.
A practice is held every Sunday
night in the Hastings Park Forum
from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Taylor
soys that any one who wishes to
join the team, even at this late
date, may do so by turning out
for next Sunday's practice, The
team can use at least another 10
Take 36-35 Win In First
Victory Trip This Year
• VARSITY'S latest edition of the Senior A Thunderbirds
started off their drive for the Provincial and Dominion
Basketball Championships in the right way over the weekend
as they downed their primary enemies, the Pat Bay Gremlins,
with a 36-35 decision at Victoria Saturday night.
Fighting all the way, the Students came from behind in
the final stages of the tilt to cop the thriller by a single
marker, chalking up victory number five in their unblemished
record for the current casaba season.
The   narrow   triumph   yielded       —————————
Varsity their first victory over
the Pat Bay Fliers in more than
a year and their Initial victory
over them on the Island. The last
time the 'Birds managed to defeat the Gremlins was in the provincial hoop playoffs In the spring
of 1943.
With the lead changing back and
forth with thrilling baskets, the
first Senior A tilt of the year for
Victoria drew 500 hoop enthusiasts
who crammed the Victoria High
School Gym and yelled and
screamed themselves hoarse with
Art Stilwell started off the
scoring with a neat one-handed
special which went swishing
through the net. However, led by
Porky Andrews who totalled 17
points for high score1 of the evening, the Fliers matcher the Blue
and Gold sharpshooters basket
for basket in the first five minutes.
Pat Bay took a three-point margin in the middle of the first stanza when Norm Baker dropped in
a pair of free throws along with
another by Bob Phelan. The play
tightened for the rest of the period, the Fliers still holding their
margin with a 10-7 score at quarter time.
The second canto was even tighter as the two clubs matched eqch
other point for point. However,
the Airmen were losing ground
since they depended on gift throws
to keep pace with the Students,
sinking four of them.
With the half time count at 18-
15 for Pat Bay, excitement ran
high as the Thunderbirds launched a speedy offensive after the
breather. Outplaying the, former
Canadian champs, the Blue and
Gold hoopers gradually closed the
margin, The crowd went into hysterics when Victoria's own Reg
Clarkson evened the score for Varsity with a free shot which swished through the hoop just as the
three-quarted  whistle  blew.
On even terms with the Airmen,
the morale of the Varsity quintet
rose considerably, and the outfit
went into the final stanza with all
guns firing. Their attack was successful, too, as they built up a
six-point lead, 34-28. But the
Fliers retaliated at this point, sending two shot* whistling through
the hoop. A gift throw by Andrews brought Pat Bay within a
point of the Thunderbirds.
The fans went wild when Pop
Pay managed to tap a rebound
into the basket to give the Airmen the lead. Seconds later, Sandy Robertson, Art Stilwell and
Ole Bakken packed themselves
under the Pat Bay hoop, and after
each had had a try at pounding
in a rebound, Bakken made another attempt, which rolled around
the hoop before dropping in to
cinch the triumph,
VARSITY - Yorke 1, McGeer,
Clarkson 2, McLeod, Johnson 2,
Robertson 12, Weber 4, Ryan, Bakken 13, Stilwell 2. Total 38.
PAT BAY - Norm Baker 6,
Ralph Baker, Andrews 17, Pay 4,
McKeachle 5, Phelan 3, Lee. Total
• ALL MONEY and unsold tickets for the Totem Sales must
be turned in to Deane Sherman,
head salesman, by Monday, November 20, at 1:30.
Deane will be in the Men's Executive room in the Brock Wednesday, Friday, and Monday at
12:30 to 1:30 to receive money and
This is not the end of the sales
campaign. It is merely to give
Totem officials an opportunity to
learn exactly how many books
have been sold, and to redistribute tickets to those who need
them. If necessary more books
will  be printed.
Cagette Outfits
Absorb Defeats
e LADY LUCK frowned on Varsity's co-ed hoopsters last week,
both teams lost the season's opening games. Varsity's Senior B outfit lost to Hedlunds in the first
game of the Cagette League down
at Pro-Rec Gym Last Wednesday,
27-20. The Inter A's absorbed a
terrific trouncing from Canadian
Legion at John Oliver Gym Friday
night when they lost, 31-6.
The Senior B Tilt, fast and furious with veteran forward Marge
Watt starring with some lovely
one-handed long shots and backed
by left-handed centre, Barbara
Simpson, and guard Audrey Mc-
Kim, battling hard against Hedlund
forwards. The Senior B team was
defeated last year in the finals by
Normal School but this year Normal has withdrawn from the league
and the hopes for Varsity are high.
Lineup for this year includes
four freshettes: Yvonne French, a
hard-fighting guard has promise of
a good defence along with Frances
Antllle, a strong defence for the
Senior B's. Alice Elart and Marge
MacGlllivray have the promising
signs of good forwards.
Hedlund stars Lorna MacKenzie,
a veteran hoopster since high
school days and a strong defense
player for Hedlunds; Ella Scowby,
guard on Hedlund B's and Ex-KiU'
ball star; and Kay Watson, star
player on last year's Normal champ
team. The Hedlund cagettes gave
the Varsity gals a taste of real
competition and the two teams
battled till the flnal whistle blew.
Here is the lineup of the Varsity
Senior B team: Forwards—Marge
Watt, Barbara Simpson, Alice Elart,
Marge MacGlllivray; Guards —
Audrey McKim, Frances Antillo,
Yvonne French.
Intermediate A's bowed to Canadian Legion at John Oliver gym
Friday night, chalking up 6 points
to Legion's 31.
The score was one-sided until
the last quarter when the A's got
over their basket shyness and
started to score. Yvette Morris
sank the first one and Bunny Staf
scored the other two for Varsity.
Kappa Sigma vs. Phi Kappa
Kappa Sigma vs. Alpha Delta Phi
Engineers vs. Kappa Sigma
Lambda vs. Psi Upsilon
Engineers vs. Psi Upsilon
Lambda vs. Phi Gamma Delta
Mu Phi vs. Delta Upsilon
Zeta Psi vs. Phi Delta Theta
Zeta Psi vs. Beta Theta Pi
Sigma Phi Delta vs. Beta Theta Pi
Zeta Psi vs. Zeta Beta Tau
Sigma Phi Delta  vs.  Phi  Delta
In Arts Building, kit bag containing 2 sets of English Rugby
strip. Please return to AMS office.
One Kappa recognition pin. It is
a silver Fleur de Lis. Will the
finder please return this pin to the
AMS office.


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