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 The Daily Ubyssey
No. 76
Hams Contact
New Brunswick
For Ubyssey
The UBC ham radio club has
set up in a bigger and better
layout in Hut M7.
Using new FM equipment, they have
established a steady contact with University of New Brunswick and are
now in a position to handle CUP
copy between the two universities.
The first story from this hookup
appears in today's paper.
(Via VE 1 RK, VE 7 ACS)
—This is Engineers' Week at the University of New Brunswick.
The boys started off the week with
a monste rstag party, then took over
The Brunswickan for the famous Engineers' Edition.
Last night the sciencemen and their
best girls gathered at a downtown
hotel for the feature event of the
week—the Science formal.
This celebration featured displays
by all branches of the engineers to
keep the girls interested and a beauty
contest to keep the engineers interested.
Still to come in tlie week's festivities is the Red and Black Revue, a
variety show put on by the engineers.
Peace Council
Holds Petition
UBC's fledgling Peace Council intends to enlist student support against
the Students Council ban which prevented its formation.
Council's edict against the Peace
Council was handed down last Monday night.
Tom Walden, ex-presiclent of the
SCM and temporary chairman of the
Council, and his -4eltow executive
members are circulating a petition on
the campus asking for student signatures and calling for a reversal of
the student Council order; or failing
that call for a general AMS meeting,
Names of only 100 AMS members
are necessary for the calling of a special meeting of the AMS,
Students Council based its opposition to the Peace Council on three
points: 1. there are already four political clubs on the campus; 2. the
Peace Council might turn into a
Commuist front; 3. the United Nations
is the student organization dedicated
to peace.
Fired U of W Professor To
Speak To Civil Liberties
PHYSICS STUDENTS along with all other students of the
university will be on hand Saturday to show the wonders of
education to visitors who come to the campus. "Every Student
A Host" is the slogan of this year's Open House. Open House
chairman Bob Currie hopes that all students will live by the
Pastor Reconciles Guns
With Chsistian Ethics
A startled SCM audience yesterday heard a Vancouver
pastor openly  condone  world  armament,   when  Dr.  Stanley
Packham  of Chown  Memorial  Church  delivered  a  stinging
attack on the impracticability of "Christian Pacifism."
 — —3>
Gffld    CldSS Dr'   f>ac^'nam   maintained   that  one
Tween Classes
There will be a meeting of all Student Progressive-Conservatives Wednesday, March 2nd, in Hut Ll at 12:30
p.m.    Topic:   Mock   Parliament   and
Gym Scoreboard
'49 Grads Gift;
Bewley Poet
Class of "49 elected, its .slate of honorary officers in lhe Auditorium at
noun yesterday.
Elected as honorary president was
Dean Walter Gage, as honorary vicc-
pre.sident, Professor G. C. Andrew.
Class prophet is Val Sears, class
ooet, Les-Bewley; valedictorian, Nancy
Davidson; class will, Chick Turner.
The class gift chosen was gymnasium scoreboard.
Graduation fees of $3.00 are payable in the bursar's office for the
next three days. A table for fees
ollection will bet set up at DVA pay
Further information regarding graduation dcails will bc released through
i graduate bulletin.
of thc most important aspects of peace
was security, and that this could only
be retained by pepraration.
'" '"''Cettaihty," said DrrPSckham, "war
is wrong, but I fail to see that extreme Christian pacificism prevent
wsar. In the present situation, for instance, the only thing the Russians
can respect is a degree of military
preparation exceeding their own."
During tlie course of the lively
question period that followed his
speech, D.aPreka EThAOI TAO TT
speech, Dr, Packham agreed that the
rial hope for world peace in in a
world government ''founded on Christian principles."
But hc still maintained that thc
only practical solution at the present
time lay in military preparation.
Special All-Phrateres meeting Wednesday noon in Physics Building.
World Situation
Like Wild West
Says Philpott
United Nations
Big Step Forward
Elmore Philpot, speaking
Tuesday before a meeting of
the United Nations Club likened our present international
turmoil to the situation existing in thewild west.
Then as now, people put their faith
n the "good cowboys" to protect them
from tho desperadoes. The trouble
'oday he said is that the cowboys and
bandits "change their roles very readily."
The United Nations is a tremendous step forward he said, "for the
first time in history we have in a
single foom representatives form every sovereign nation capable of making 'serious' war". However, they are
only "ambassadors" he said, representatives of government's, not of
"We would be faced with the same
deadlock if our federal government
was appointed by Provincial legislatures rather than by popular elections."
. He stated that we will not gel'
world law and order until we have
the machinery to make it. The United
Nations must have its charter amended to give it added strength. This
is possible slaid, but only if the people
get behind such a move.
"If the British Commonwealth would
throw its weight behind World Government we can divert World War
Psychology Professor Gundlach
Discusses Dismissal March 7
The Civil Liberties Union is sponsoring a speech of one
of the "fired professors" from the University of Washington.
24-Year-Old Law
Grad Wins $1,000
Bennett Scholarship
UBC law graduate and member of
tlie law faculty, Fred Carrothers, will
receive Canada's highest law award
this year, the Bennett Scholarship.
The award consists of a $1000 endowment, and will enable Carrothers
to take post-graduate work outside
A selection committee made up of
members of the Canadian Bar Association from all parts of the nation
chose Carrothers as this year's award
The latest Bennett scholar is only 24
years of age, has his BA and LLB', and
has had a consistently high academic
record at UBC, as well a.s being act- |
ive in student affairs.
Gorgeous Gams Grace
Society's Spring Show
The Spring Radio Show is
interesting study of this new nation
will be found in The Christian Science Monitor of February 15th, This
interesting' daily newspaper may be
read iu the Christian Science Study
Room, behind Brock Hall in Hut
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soms Dr. H. Hawthorne, speaking on
"The Crisis in Liberal Education,"
in Ap. Sc. 100 at 12:30 Thursday.
There will be a film on Juvenile
Delinquency in the auditorium 12:30
Monday, March 7th. A commentary
will be given by Mi'. Dixon of the
Social Work Department.
AMS is stepping on its subsidiary organization which
made purchases without tlie necessary purchase orders.
''What's the sense of having a ruling or regulation if
we defeat it by thi.s sort of thing," stated treasurer Paul
Plant when the council decided to enforce the ruling.
Offending groups, UN Club, WUS, and tlie symphony
organization will find (hey must foot the bill from their own
depleted funds for expenses they  incurred.
rcveailng better things all the
Among the talent being unearthed
n the Radsoc search for "talent" arc
(lie most beautiful chorus legs in the
city  of  Vancouver.
This delightful revelation appeared
smuiltanecusly with tlie ''Jimmy Durante dancers" at the Sunday rehearsal.
iWhy the fine distinction should be
drawn between "chorups" legs and
ether examples of superlative feminine underpinnings is not clear but
masculine opinion is adamant on the
The owners of these shapely gams
have just returned from Dallas where
ihey were featured in several shows.
Rehire thai they danced at the Exhibition where they captured Jimmy
Durante'.-; heart . , . and eye,
The high-stepping lovelies who will
add color lo Ihe Radio Show aro
Lorraine Adair, Marjorie Cooper,
Phyhs Olson, Ruth Thomas, Gene
Rut there'll be more than eye-
appeal, for those in'orested, vocal entertainment will he' offered also.
Songstresses Thora Senders, Sophie
Turku,   Betty   Phillips.
The male voeali/.ing will he handled
by Karl Norman, Desmond Arthur,
P.ill   Paich.
John Kmei'son will he at the piano
; I'd Don Hamilton, '"the best bass
I layers in the city of Vancouver" will
ai'-' i  pi'i'h a in.
UBC Dancing Club
Has Openinqs For
New Members
Since its inception about a month
ago, the UBC Dance Club has experienced phenomenal growth and pop-
ulority, and is now one of the largest
clubs on the campus, with more than
120 active members.
During the past month lesson periods
have been held in HM5 and HMfi
every day at noon, unless cancelled
by an AMS meeting, and members
have been taught basic steps and
variations for the fox trot, rhumba,
tango, samba, and waltz. Even jive
has invaded the club. Square dancing
has been taught by a member of thc
Phys-Ed Dept,
The club now possesses a good selection of records for the various
steps, and is adding to this collection
A "Spring-Time" dance is being
planned for the Brock lounge, on
Saturday, March 19, from 8:30 to
12:00. There will be an orchestra and
several exhibition dances by members
of the club. Further details will be
announced   in   a  few  days.
The club holds practice sessions
several times a week during the
afternoons, and members have a
chance at these sessions to devclope
their own variations to any of the
basic steps. Details for all the lesson
sessions, and practices, are posted on
the  Quad  notice board  weekly.
There i.s still room for new members, and membership cards may be
obtained from the AMS office, or
from Norm Minty, the club treasurer,
for tho membership fee of 35 cents,
Movie Revivals
At    noon,    "The    Immigrant"    and
"The Chemist", storring Charlie Chap
liu   and   Buster  Koatcn,   respectively,
will   bo  shown   on   admission   charge
of  ID  cents.
Evening performances in the Auditorium will star Marlene Dietrich iu
"The Blue Angle". Charge of 2~>
coins will admit per-ons to each of
three   .'■liawiiv's.
Professor Raplh H. Gundlach, professor of social psychology at University of Washington, will speak to
the students on Monday, March 7 in
Arts 100.
He will discuss "Thc dismissal of
the professors at University of Washington and the effect upon academic
In a series of four articles published
in The Daily Ubyssey, Les Armour
discussed the purging of Prof, Gundlach from the university because of
his support of various labor and left-
wing groups. Apparently the professor had to be fired as a sop to the
state  legislature.
In the middle of January the committee  reported  its findings,
By majority decision it ruled that
Professor Ralph Gundlach (department of Social Psychology) should be
dismissed on grounds that he was
unfit to teach at the University of
Washington because he had "weighted" questions in questionnaires used
in his social  psyhcology research.
(The committee examined all the
questionnaires used by the university
social psychologists. It objected to
four. Only one of these had been
prepared by Professor Gundlach.)
It found, further, that some of his
research was largely of an "unscientific" nature. Thoy concerned race
prejudice, thc psychology influences
affecting elections and several other
ields common to social psychologists.
Four witnesses were presented
during various hearings to show that
Professor Gundlach was a Communist.
One of these is now being indicted
on a charge of perjury.
Il was further charged that Dr.
Gundalch had belonged to "Communis! front" organizations. Organizations
a.amed were: A group U> aid Spanish
Republic Refugees, Consumers' Union
and a night school for trade unionists in Seattle,
The committee ruled by an eight
to three vote that Herbert Phillips,
professor of social philosophy, and
Joseph Butterworth, professor of English,  should  not  be dismissed.
Previous the professor was to have
spoken to the students at a meeting
thi.s week but the address was postponed because of Open House.
Open House
Guides Meet
On Thursday
Conductors Get
Gen On Project
First meeting of student
guides will assist Open House
visitors to find their way about
the campus will be held Thursday, March 3, at 12:30 p.m. in
the Auditorium. ,
This will be the first opportunity
for the guides to get an idea of the
size of the project, which includes
some 800 to 1000 guides, said Bill
Haggert, co-chairman of the guide
service sub-committee of the Open
House Committee.
In order to accommodate the meeting the aRdio Society has agreed
to cancel their broadcast scheduled
for Thursday noon in the Auditorium,
hc added.
Purpose of the meeting, said Haggert, is to instruct guides in their
duties, assign routes and generally
give them an outline of the scope
of the plan.
Each will receive a guide booklet,
compiled by the Open House Committee's information gathering service.
The booklets will contain information
about the university and its buildings
and grounds not generally known to
It is expected the booklets will
prove useful in answering visitors'
questions and in describing interesting  features on  thc campus.
Haggert stressed the importance of
tlie meeting Thursday, since it will be
the only chance for most of the
guides to get acquainted with the
In addition, he stated there is still
time for more students to volunteer
as guides. Forms may be obtained in
tho Open House Committee office in
the south  end  of Brock Hall.
No guide will be allowed to remain
on duty more than four hours, said
Council Will Play St Nick
With Fire Relief Funds
Student Council will act as a late Santa Claus to several
hundred .sludents who lost personal belongings in the* fire which
razed Home Economics huts late last month.
Council has approved the payment
of 75 per cent of all personal losses
in Ihe fire. Money will come from
the 5775 collected for the "Fire Fund",
with an additional $150 coming from
a surplus in accident benefit funds.
"Over 5100 came into fund coffers
from off the campus donations." AMS
president Dave Brousson told council
members Monday  night.
Largest claim came from a student
reporting losses of 5129. The fund will
jay the student off with 75 per cent
j!  that or  $%.
Paul Plant, AMS treasurer, thanked
ill students anrl faculty members and
uitsiders who donated to the Fire
fund, telling them that their donation
would make many people much hap-
oier. „
Administration is "looking after"
acutly members who lost belongings
in  the  fire.
"All claims will he paid at the end
of the year," reported Plant, "whon
books are made Lip."
Council Discloses
Proposed Articles
Use of "non-violent and reasonable
means" for prevention and resolution
of conflict in any form is advocated
1'.' the constitution of the proposed
UBC Peace Council.
Articles of the constitution call for
resistance to "policies and attitudes
tending toward war, violence, and
arbitrary coercion," and support to
programs "which will remove poverty,
want, inequality, which are often responsible for misunderstanding, prejudice, and war, at thc point at which
these conditions become an immediate
threat to peace."
All clubs and organizations supporting Peace Council objectives are
encouraged to attend general meetings.
According  to  Article fi,  the Peace
Council   may   "co-operate   with   any
TTnr'        i     i     i-  ■ r<       i i   other   croup,   but   may   not   become
UbC graduates living in Canada and J
identical  with  or lose its identity in
$800 Scholarships
eligible for their Masters' Decree arc
eligible for Ihe new 5HIIII Fellowship
for military study at the University
of Western Ontario.
any oilier group."
Ear.li Student A Host
Award  applications  must   be in  thc
Western University's Ileca.slr.irs ..ri'lce1 Each     Student    A    HoSt"
nor   later   than   March   1.   Award   recipient will he announced May I.       i Each   Student   A   Host Page 2
Wednesday, March 2, 1949.
The Daily Ubyssey
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Published throughout the university year by the Student Publications Board of the Alma
Mater Society  of  the University  of  British  Columbia.
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Editorial opinions expressed herein are those of the editorial staff of The Dally Ubyssey and
not necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society nor of the University.
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Features Editor, Ray Baines; CUP Editor, Jack Wasserman; Photography Director, Ellanor Hall;
Sports Editor, Chuck Marshall; Women's Editor, Loni Francis.
Senior Editor This Is    sue - ART WELSH
Why The AMS Fee Raise ?
Tp acquaint students with the significance
of the Alma Mater Society fee raise The
Daily Ubyssey is reprinting a speech by
treasurer Paul Plant delivered at the AMS
meeting February 23. Fee raise referendum
will be held March 10.
This year the Students' Council has attempted to provide the Society with an "airtight" system of administrating its finances.
That is to say, our policy has been to institute
rules and regulations rgearding the expenditure of Society funds, which will prevent any
future occrences of a situation such as existed
when we took office last spring. This program
necessitated the establishment of a good deal
of red tape but to this date the system has
been satisfactory. The expenditures of Alma
Mater Society funds can and are being controlled.
There is, however, one large prbolem that
still exists within the fiscal program of this
The problem is this: because of the heavy
administrative costs of our Society and because of the restricted income of the Society
the budget presented by the treasurer must
be, to a large extent, a gamble on gate
receipts or ticket sales; the success of the
overall budget throughout the year depends
upon student participation.
I feel that this is an extremely hazardous
way to run any organization.
'' This year, economy measures have meant
'that admissions to all events sponsored by the
Society or any secondary organization have
had to be increased in order to increase the
chances of breaking even. But this has not
always been the case. Admissions, to my
mind, have been too high and as a result,
student attendance at events put on by tho
Society has decreased. Tho average student
on this campus pays, at the present time, a
disproportionate fee in relation to the value
he receives for his money.
With these arguments in mind, therefore,
I feel that the AMS fee should be raised to
$20. The following would be the program
and plan of allocation if such an increase is
decided upon.
The allocation to the Gymnasium fund and
the European Scholarship fund will remain
the same. The grant to the Pass Fund would
be $4.00 instead of $3.00. Student athletics
would receive no more grants from this fund.
Instead 40 percent of the Pass Fund would
be distributed to Undergraduate Societies. In
this way, annual banquets or dances could
be subsidized  to  considerable  degree  morj
than they have been in the past, and ill turn
admissions to these events would be reduced
from $3 or $4 to $2 or less. Special events,
such as symphonies, would receive 30 percent
and admission prices could be eliminated. The
Totems would be subsidized by 20 percent of
this fund and these could be sold at approximately half the price that it was sold for this
Such productions as those put on by the
Players Club and Mussoc would continue as
free entertainment for students.
Administrative overhead and other "hidden
charge's' of the Society would be less in proportion to the overall expenditures of the>|
Society than the yhave been in the past. The
material benefit, therefore, di the Alma Mater
Society fees could be more easily recognized.
Club activities would be subsidized for
more than they are at present. Self-sustaining organizations would again be able to receive grants from the Alma Mater Society.
Plans could be realized which necessitated
purchase of needy equipment^ for these clubs.
The "Daily Ubyssey" would be able to continue on as a daily newspaper and more copies
of each "issue would be available.
The Men's Athletic Directorate would receive $4 per student instead of $1.75.
This increased allotment to the MAA would
mean that student tickets to athletic events
would be no more than 25 cents. Reserved
seats would be sold at a reduced price to
students. The total revenue to the MAD
under this plan including the $4 grants and
gate receipts would be no more than they
have been receiving in the past but because
of a larger guarantee subsidy the athletic
finances would be more stable and less liable
to violent fluctuations and less dependent on
gale receipts,
The net effect of this new program would
1. With increased subsidization of athletic
and social events the gamble and instability
of the Society as it operates today would be
practically eliminated.
2. With reduced price of tickets and admission prices, student participation would
increase whereas today because of the high
price of tickets to social and athletic events,
any increase in student participation is restricted.
3. With administrative costs lower in proportion to the overall costs of thc Society,
members of the Society will receive more
value, or material benefit for the Alma Mater
Society fee.
"Though on first sight TH€se exHtavrs oo strikc one as rather oop...._.
letters to the editor
AMR Les Bewley   (who still
insists that hc is our uncle)
claims   to   have   discovered
the real life Frankenstein.
This is regarded in scientific
circles as one of the outstanding
discoveries of the twentieth century.
Unfortunately, we must explode
Mr. B's discovery.
It is bilge, in far; it is tw.g-
wa.sh. In fact we don': oven know
whether it ought to rank that high.
He says that we are Frankenstein.
Now there i.s nothing, we would
rather do than create a monster.
The bigger the better.
Alas, however, our mechanical
ability is nil. Wc have dil'fi :\\.\-
in removing a cork from a bolde,
Monsters are completely out of
our line.
Mr. B. seems to associate ns wuli
a certain Dr. Paul Poponoe who
deals in marriages. Dr. Paul Poponoe claims that lie can mak ■ marriages work. Marriages tha: are
made to work seem, by Mia \A:\\ -
ley's   logic,   to   be   monstruii.-.   We
agree with Dr. Poponoe. We would
therefore like to make monsters
and arc, in fact, making monsters,
Accordingly (so Mr. B says) we ars
E protest, in (he first place,
that a man wh) attempts to
make  marriages wcrk   is  not
engaged in the manufacture And
i'*' distribution of monstor.a Marriages   are   not   monster--.
Mr. P. claims thai so-called ' 'nh-
nralory" techniques used 'y Dr.
Poponoe are destroyers of an elusive   thing   loosely   called   "love."
We do nol pretend to hava made
an    accurate   analysis   of    ties   el
usive substance but it seems, on
the basis of the Dr. Poponoc'.s
statistics, thai is possible to determine, prior to mnrrinsje, the
compatibility of the persons concerned.
IT  would   further  .seen   that,
if   the   individuals   are   compatible  (that  is  if  they  have
many of the same traits of character)   they   will   bc   able   to   make
marriage  work.
All Dr. Poponoe is attempting to
do is to determine compatibility
and, on the basis </ his findings,
to advise individuals who are ,'Ot
compatible to think carefully before thoy marry.
He also points out that few individuals are perfect. Chances are
rather slim that any individuals
about to marry will be absolutely
perfect. Dr. Poponoe merely advises that an attempt bc made to
recognize those imperfections before marriage and to make the necessary adjustments before it is too
Each Student* A Host
Each Student A Host
Each Student A Host
Editor, Daily Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
If CCF stalwarts Phyllis Webb and
Murray Bryce have recovered from
their fit of "sour grapes," I should
like to remind them that there were
several places besides the auditorium where they could have voted.
In fact, I will give odds of 100 to 1
that they did vote at some other
The Liberals won the election on
the largest vote ever recorded on the
campus. There is no reason for them
to call for a new election just because Bryce can't take his medicine like a man,
Alvin  S.   Nemetz.
E'ditor,  Daily  Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
The appearance of J. V. Macdonald as a speaker on this campus can
only be an alarming and depressing
occurence to all sane students of
history and man. As a historian Mr.
Macdonald is a crackpot; as an economist he is worse, (being a Social
Creditor); as a speaker to a United
Nations group he is everything to
which the ideals of the United Nations are opposed, a vicious and
dangerous type whose depredations
are seen in the programs of history.
Mr. Macdonald, a confessed Social
Creditor, quite obviously belongs to
that known section of the Social
Credit movement which is actively
anti-Semitic. Hc is pro-Arab merely because he is anti-Semitic: thc
anti-Zionism Which concerns itself
with the Palestine question is sheer
nonsense, a front for anti-Semitism.
Might we pose these pertinent
questions for the consideration of
fellow students:
1. How was such a speaker chosen
to speak at a UN debate, before
a university audience?
2. How were supposedly discriminating students capable of giving
this man their serious attention?
3. And how, when in the audience
there were Jewish refugee students
who lost their parents to the recent
festial pogroms of anti-Semitism in
Europe, was applause for this speaker possible?
We feel that students should take
steps to prevent a recurrence of this
sickening exhibition which also
had aspects of illegality.
Three  Worried  Christiana
Editor, Daily Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
These annual increases in AMS
fees are becoming almost an institution at UBC and I think it
is time we began to analyse the
advisability of such increases a little
more carefully. There are many legitimate objections to the present
proiioied increase, some of w.iich
I herewith submit for your consideration.
In the first place, many veterans
who have their fees paid by DVA
will nol bc actively concerned ia the;
case, but the oriucinle of inuiu'.ing
on   this   organi/aliu.i   for   me c   e"d
more money for "student activities"
is not strictly honest, lt gives an
outsider the impression that DVA
is being "played for a sucker."
And what of the non-DVA student? With lucrative sunter employment becoming increasingly scarce
many students are having a difficult
time to make ends meet. The proposed fee increase would add one
more unnecessary burden. It must
be remembered that many freshmen
have had only twj months to earn
their first yes.' expenses.
'I'he "benefits" whicn would accrue to the students from this in-
crsMS'Kl fee are, moreover, none too
obvious. Wi'.h all due appreciation
"r the contribuiier which the "mus-
fccl that tht- allotment of SI per
student to athletics is out of all
proportion to the number of students who will benefit from this. One
may also make objection to the proposed "Totem" subsidy. Many students buy a Totem only in their
graduating year. Why should those
students be forced to help pay for
the yearbooks of their more solvent
Furthermore, a period of inflation
such as we are "enjoying" today is
best combatted by saving and economy (one might even say austerity), both on the part of individuals
and of societies such as the AMS,
"Cui Bono?"
Editor, Daily Ubyssey, Dear Sir:
The report in your issue of
Thursday, February 24 of Paul
Plant's announcement that "a referendum on an increase in the
fees will be held March 10" fails
to clarify a vital point. You do not
state whether or not the ballot
is to be preferential. If it is nut,
it .seems obvious that the voting
will be very heavily weighted 'n
favor, of the fee increase, since
those opposing the increase will,
necessarily, divide their vote between the other two questions.
It seems strange that Mr. Phut
and, presumably, the Council have
seen fit to include a choice for reducing the fees in the refeae > t im.
No suggestion to thi.s effect was
bi'ought up at last Wednesday':;
general meeting. In view ot P'c
Council's previous stand on the fee
issue it seems unlikely th'-t they,
themselves favor thc decrease. The
fact that the Councillors have sc m
fit to put this third clime.) on tho
ballot does not necessarily infei
•that they are attempting to influence the results of thc referendum in this way, but a preferential ballot would be an excellent
proof of the Council's good faith,
especially so since preferential voting seems to bc standard AMS procedure even in election, where it
is far less important,
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Peace Council Stand
During a five-hour meeting in February, the Student Council decided to
withhold reocgnition from the proposed UBC Peace Council. According
to the resolution finally adopted by
the Student Council the rejection is
based on "rumors that the proposed
peace council would be or might become a Communist front organization
. . ." and a feeling that action for
peace should be directed through the
United ...Nations Club.
•n V *r
As any group which challenges the
foreign policy of the United States
is liable to be smeared as a Communist front organization, any discussion of the first point would be to no
avail. But let us examine the origin
oi the Peace Council on the campus
nnd then discuss its relation to the
UN Club.
At a crowded noon-hour meeting on
February 4th, Dr. James C. Endicott
told students of the struggle going
on in China and other countries today. It was annoucned that Dr. Endicott would like to meet all students
who were alarmed at the growing
clamor for war in some quarters and
who would be willing to take some
action to counteract the influence of
those ho are so anxious to witness
again the spectacle of mass human'
slaughter. At tho meeting foundations
were laid for the establishment of a
"University Peace Council. Dr. Endicott addresesd students again February 10. Subsequently the Council met
en Monday noons in Arts 201.
•T* V •)r
Since the formation of the Peace
Council a dispute has arisen between
it and the United Nations Club which
claims that it should be the one student group working for peace. If the
UN Club here were independent of
the-national United Nations Association this claim might be more feasible. Even then major difficulties
would remain. As a branch of the
Canadian United Nations Association,
the campus UN Club is in receipt of
and responsible for the distribution of
UN Association publications. In the
January issue of United Nations News
is an article by Major General D. C.
Spry which is nothing short of a call
for immediate and large scale rearmament in Canada. It is both disappointing and frightening to see such
opinions expressed in the name of the
UNO, when we remember the resolution passed unanimously by the General Assembly urging a universal reduction in armaments. Again when
Lester B. Pearson in the issue of
October, 1948, called the Soviet Union
and the nations of Eastern Europe
"reactionary Communist despotisms"
he did little to further understanding
between East and West. Since United
Nations News is the official organ of
thc UN Association it should express
the views of thc association. It is
hard to believe that a majority of the
members of the university branch of
the UN Association can read such
articles and feel that their beliefs and
hopes are being given satisfactory expression. But what can they do about
it? Apparently those who have executive status in the UN Association are
satisfied with their publication. And
if the action of the Victoria branch
and other branches of the association
in Eastern Canada is refusing Dr.
Endicott permission to speak can be
taken as any indication of policy then
it is clear than an impartial and objective approach to the international
scene is not being adopted by the
UN Association in Canada. This is
one of the main contentions of those
who feel the necessity for a peace
council on the campus.
•X* *r *r
But whether or not the aims of thc
Peace Council movement are identical
with those of the United Nations
Association it is not for the Students
Council to make such an arbitrary decision on the matter, lt might likewise be argued that the purposes
which a Civil Liberties Union wishes
to serve could be equally well achieved through the Social Problems Club.
There has been no suggestion of
"splinter group" activity in regard to
these organizations. Why then is the
distinction drawn in the case of a
campus Peace Council? The Peace
Council movement in Canada is a well
established and expanding organization. On a national level it is working with and supplementing the efforts of the UN Association and other
groups which are concerned with stopping the trend toward war. On the
UBC campus, as on those of the Universities of Toronto and McGill, Peace
Council will work toward the same
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Did You See This ?
From the Daily Ubyssey,
February 22, 1949,
TflBl0* U
ate to *"* Utt***09
c\uV* Bt° "the  ?ubV
«ne   ~."„dl>oo*.'" srtV
This notice concerned all clubs on
the campus, undergraduate societies, and clubs connected to campus organizations.
Last Chance March 7 !
The membership committee is out
in force aagin today at pay parade
in the Armouries. If you haven't already talked to them about renewing
your membership In this branch I
strongly advise you to stop at the
desk and have the member there explain to you about the concession that
provincial command has made for the
convenience of this branch. Those of
our members who have fallen more
than nine months in arrears in their
membership dues may be reinstated
without paying thei brack dues if
they pay the full fees for the current
year. I am certain that when you reflect on the benefits and advantages
to you as a member of such a large
and powerful organization as the Canadian Legion you will take advantage of the opportunity to become a
member in good standing once again.
I woul dllke to point out to you
now that it is election time around
the Legion once again. Nominations
for executive positions will be open
until the 11th of March. The elections
will be held some time during the
third week in March.
For those of you who do not intend
to run for an executive position there
will be many new openings on the
various committees where you can
perform a very useful service and at
the same time gain valuable experience. Whether you are interested in
an executive position, committee work
or just the general affairs of this
branch we would be happy to have
you drop in and meet your comrades
tn the Legion. Above all we want you
to show your interest in this branch
by turning out to the next meeting
and giving the in-coming executive
your vote of confidence. Incidentally
I will be running for an executive
position so please come out and vote
me into another job then maybe you
will get someone in here to write you
an interesting letter every week.
letters to the
Editor, Daily Ubyssey, Dear Sir:
I would like to take issue »■/■ lh
the author of '! at aptly named column   'The Children's Hour."
I do so with a certain amount
of trepidation knowing full well
that such action might well bc
considered to be "incredible gall."
Nevertheless, I immediately put
my best foot forward aad thank
Mr. B'ewley for thc Dublicity ho
has so generously provided for
the Civil Liberties Union (all in
red ink, too!)
Mr. Bewley's column of February 22 is an astonishing expose
of the CLU. Hc attributes lo lhe
"21" some amazing mesmerial rowers. On two occasions those ''21
vestal virgins" evidently typno-
tized some one thousand sHide its
to protest almost unnanimously
the Benchers' actions in the Martin matter. This remarkable columnist, furthermore, seems to
possess information reg irding trade
and labor unions policies of which
the officers and members of these
respective unions themselves aio
unaware. These organizations still
accept Communists into their unions blissfully ignorant of the fact
that they (according to L.B.) are
not supposed to do so. Thes ■• unions
are supposed to have now reached
exactly the same position es to that
taken by the Benchers' of the Liw
Society. (The CLU will, I am surt,
protest immediately the suppression
of this information!)
Should Mr. Bewley be able to
spare any time from that Eminent
Group of 15 comprising the campus
Progressive Conservative Club :r.e
CLU would certainly be delighted
to accept his application for membership. (They are desperately in
need of paying members* The
Civil Liberties Union woyld, I a:n
sure, benefit greatly from the
and keen discernment of this experienced gentleman,
Yours Truly,
One  of  the
Skinny Moppets.
Employment Bureau
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March 1,12:30, Physics 200—First Year Arts and Aggie.
March 2, 12:30, Physics 200—Second and third year
Commerce and second and third year Aggie.
March 3, 12:30, Physics 200—Second and third year
March 4, 12:30, Physics 200—Undergraduates in Law,
Home Economics, Physical Ed. and Pharmacy.
March 9, 12:30, Physics 200—Late registrations for all
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*"«5 Pagel
Wednesday, March 2, 1949.
The UBC Thunderbird hockey
squad this week was shunted out
of the league playdowns in one of
the most ill deserved and prejudi-
cal decisions ever to befall a championship team.
The decision by the league executive will unquestionably go into school records as the most tragic
ill   considered   and   sensationally
, biased one to befall this university.
Hand Down
The executive, in handing down
this decision, have urged upon us
that personalities must be kept
out of the question. That is too
much! Where lies the logic of four
crucial playoff games out of five
being played in the small Nanaimo
ice sheet. Surely not personalities
Every university student will
agree that the team did the only
thing possible under the circumstances. The last four weekends
Were spent on the road, three of
them at Nanaimo.
Now the Nanaimo team said that
they would have come to Vancouver if they could get the team together. A difficult job when the
pool hall is in the middle of the
Then the Nanaimo Free Press is
alleged to have offered the brilliant comment that if UBC want
to study let them study, if they
want to play hockey let them play
hockey. Yet the Nanaimo team
can't travel bcause they have to
As a solace it is certain that if
fhe shoes were on the other foot
the U1BC squad would travel under
similar circumstances even if it
were certain that they would lose
such as Nanaimo would be certain
to do now.
Heart Breaker
The tragedy of this unfortunate
turn of events strikes to the heart
of the 'Bird squad, The team played
their hearts out to bring the university a championship,
They had it in their grasp after
Saturday's terrific victory under
the greatest disadvantages. Yes,
numerous personalities are involved. Fourteen team members, a
coach, a trainer, a manager, and
yours truly together with hundreds of student fans.        (
This unhappy incident affected
coach Frank Fredrickson most noticeably. This will be his last season with the team and he strived
to bring this, his last squad, a
Pressure of business has made it
imperative for him to devote more
time to it. He has done much for
UBC and for the team.
If the Nanaimo team brings the
championship back to the coast it
will fortify thc feelings of this
university for they all will agree
that UBC had the team in '49. We
all will agree, however, that Nanaimo are second best.
Tlie entire season reminds one
of a cow filling a bucket with
milk, and when full; kicking it
Hockey is now finished and this
will mark the end of this column
and hockey as a topic, barring un-
forseen developments, for tlie year,
It is hoped that the coverage,
however inadequate has been acceptable. Looking forward to next
year, the interest shown this season will assure a successful  year.
There will be a meeting of all those
interested in trying out for the UBC
tennis team in Hut M4, at 12:30 tomorrow.
Instruction will be given in waltz
and fox trot at 12:30 today in Hut
M6. Thursday there will be a practice session only in Hut G4. Also see
Quad notice board.
There will be a meeting of the Arch-
cry Club tomorrow at 12:30 for the
purpose of eleci'ing a new executive.
"What Food These Morsels Be"
M-M-M GOOD! declares Thunderbird cagers Reid Mitchell as he calmly devours 17 inches of
Ubyssey newsprint, augmented by a sandwich from home. Mitchell is living up to his part of
a bet with Sports Editor Chuck Marshall, in which he promised to eat the scribe's column :f
the 'Birds did come out on the top half of the E/ergreen Conference. *
Cagers in Sixth Piece
Sports Editor Wins Bet
From 'Bird Hoopster
Yesterday at noon Thunderbird
basketball star Reid Mitchell and
sports editor Chuck Mrashall sat
down to lunch in office of the
Daily Ubyssey but Reid seemed
to be the hungrier of tlie two and
so everyone just sat back and
watched  him  cat.
On the menu was newsprint, 17
inches of it.
The repast was the culmination
of a bet made between the veteran
eager and Marshall way back last
fall when the Thunderbirds were
just beginning to open their season.
Al that time the sports scribe
made some pessimistic remarks in
The Ubyssey about the 'Birds
chances in the approaching Evergreen conference play and Mitchell,   like   a  gallant  knight  of   old,
threw     down     the
He declared that the Blue and ■
Gold hoopsters despite their relative youth and inexperience, were
going to do well. Well enough, in
fact, to put them in the top half
of the eight-team conference.
At this Marshall objected and so
the wager was on. If the 'Birds
were one of the four top teams, the
sports editor would cat his offending column. If they did not
Mitchell would have to do the
The n^iltor rested there while
the cagers played out their conference schedule which came to an
official end last Saturday.
After   thc   smoke   of  battle
cleared away and the statisticians
had taken their count, it was found
that the Pomfretmen were in a
sixth place tie with Whitworth.
Mivhell made no attempt to excuse the team's showing although
it was well known that they were
playing against some of the toughest "small collage" opposition in
the United States had all contributed to thc 'Birds failure to
live up to his expectations.
Good naluredly he accepted Marshall's invitation to lunch yesterday and lived up to his part of the
bargain. He later declared that,
"wilh a little salt, newsprint is
quite tasty."
As   for   the  sports   editor  all   he
would say wa.s, "now that it is all
over,   I   kind   of  wish  that  I   had.
Varsity Bowling
League Results
Sigma Chi Snappers ....
W. » l'»s.
10    2 13
Mechanical   Boobs       9     3 13
Fort Campers     9    3 12
Phi Kaps     8     4 11
Phi Delt Warriors     5     7 8
Kappa Sig Airwicks     6    6 7
Mechanical Helicals     5     7 6
Sigma Alpha Soles     3    9 4
Kappa Sig Rubbies    3     9 4
Psaggies    2 10 2
Zebes   10    2 14
ATO Fuds    9    3 13
rhi Kappa Sig Bulldogs      8     4 11
DA Frumps     7     5 9
Phi Delt Knights     7     5 9
Fijis       6 8
Alpha Delt. Rummies     4    8 6
Deke Daredevils      4     8 5
Acgie Ploughjockoys     3 9 3
Psi U Owls     2 10 2
Architect Le Col boozers ....   9 3 12
Architect T Squares     8 4 11
Kappa  Sig   Pajags        7 5 10
Kappa Sig Chidds     fi fi 9
Deke Stars       7 5 9
McLambda Mils     fi 6 7
Sigma Phi  Phoos         5 7 7
Phi Kappa Sig Bolly Rollers   5 7 7
Areheons     4 8 5
Zebe  Two        3 9 3
VOC Will Construct New
Ski Cabin On Seymour
Building To Cost $7500;
Will Be Ready Next Winter
Facilities of one of the most modern ski cabins in the
Pacific Northwest will be available to members of the Varsity
Outdoor Club next fall.
Beta "A" vs Termites 12:30
Kappa Sig "A" vs Forestry "A" 4:30
Psi U "A" v.s Vikings
Aggie vs Zehs "A"
Phys Ed "C" v.s Zebes "B"
Mad Hatters vs VCF
Agytes vs Zebes "A"
Student Council Monday night ap-
-roved the club's plan to build the
.■'.bin at an  expected cost ot $7,500.
New VOC headquarters will be constructed on Mt. Seymour, in a new
club cabin area set up only last,
spring. VOC will be the first club in
he area, which will eventually nc-
•; mmodate  about  12 cabins_
Pans  call   for  a  35x50  ft.  log cabin
.villi   two  storeys  anil  basement,  said
tarry   Smith,   VOC   president,    It   is
expected the building will sleep about
101) people,
The club has already saved $1,000
.awards construction costs. Members
.vill have their fees raised to $7 next
.car to help finance the cabin, Smith
VOC, which had planned to build
or Grouse Mountain but was unable
to get land, is pleased with the neu
location,' he added. Ski conditions on
Seymour are excellent', he said, and
the Parks Board is opening up main
new   trails.
Construction of the new cabin is
expected to begin thi.s spring and to
i c completed by fall. Running water
and lights will bc installed in a few
years. Smith said. Tbe area will also
be serviced by an all weather road
i nulling  a   few  yards  away.
Wu'h its new cabin, VOC will bo
■hie lo accommodate more members.
Tho building's facilities will only be
available to members, although gliosis
■ i.s' he invilul at a cost of a dollar
pea  night.
The   cabin    will    he   Ihe    now    head-
iiiiolers    fi.i'    inter-mural    ski    races.'
Smith   slated, ■ I
URS President Resigns
George Barnes, URS president, has
been forced to abandon two of thu
most important slicing shows the university Radsoc has ever presented—
the Mata and Hari comedy dancers
and their supporting cast, and the two
and a half hour CJOR radio show.
E'ames reluctantly tendered his resignation this week, when called east
on  an   urgent   family   matter.
Each Student A Host
Editor This Issue—HUGH CAMERON
Spring Workouts For
Cagers Now Started
Pomfret On Watch  For  New Talent
During  'Bird Training  Program
Head Coach of Basketball at UBC, Jack Pomfret has come
up with some smart ideas in his first year of coaching tha
Thunderbirds on this campus. %
<g> — _
After spending some time as assist
ant coach on the American grid team
under Kabat and Wilson, Pomfret has
decided upon a spring training plan
similar to fcotball for his basketball
Difference in the hoop soi'-up over
tho grid deal is thc fact that those
that turn out do so by invitation'
only. '
For the next ihree weeks four practices a week will be held for the
eager 'Bird hopefuls, 4:30—6:00 Monday and Wednesday, Thursday at
noon, and Saturday 12:30 to 2:00.
At the end of the three-week spring
training period the coach will pick
out two equally weighted teams of
about 15 players each, and a two-
game total point series will be played
just for fun . . . and also to show
the coach exactly what the three
weeks has done,
Among the men who are currently
turning out to the workouts are all
the promising 'Birds of the past season
as well as any of the hoopsters on
the campus who appeared to put up
a fair show on other campus Veams
this winter.
To name a few of the possible future
'Birds, Harvey Cook, Bill Louie, Bob
Hindmarche, Bill Raptis, and Denny
Wotherspoon all are turning out to
the rugged workouts.
Plan cf the training period is to
give PomfrcV an opportunity to look
ever tho crop of students at UBC
now that will be coming up next year,
if the exams don't take too heavy a
Mclean, campbell out
Next year thc 'Birds will be forced
to do without the services of Jim
McLean and Dave Campbell, two 'Bird
first-stringers of the last season.
Providing students in Teachers'
Training will be allowed to play next
.scar, Bell, Forsyth, Watt and Mitchell
will again be on thc Thunderbird
Arts 3.   All out.
Eliminations  in   Home  Ec.-Faculty.
E'adminton, Arts 4.
Each Student A Host
Thunderettes In
Double Win
Over Week-end
UBC's thundering Thunderettes, still
keeping their string of wins intact,
captured both games of a double
weekend bill against Western Washington College and University of
Washington on their southern two-day
Feeling right at home on the Bellingham courts, UBC femmes overpowered the Viking quintet in their
first encounter of the weekend by
the score of 23-15.
Meeting stiffer competition in the
second contest against University of
Washington's gals, UBC fought hard
to gain the edge to knot the score
at 20-16 by the final whistle.
Tlie last gome of the series was by
far the better from the spectator's
point of view, providing thrills galore
for the loser's fans.
Nora McDermott did more than her
share to pull the game out of the fire
when, with the half-time score standing at only one point difference between clubs, her accurate eye accounted for the needed margin to
boost ahead the UBC team, taking high
scoring honors in the process with
14 points.
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