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 The Ubyssey
No. 30
Time For Some Change
Criticism of the stand taken by the Ubyssey on the question
of financial assistance for athletes has come from numerous
Sources on the campus.
The Ubyssey wishes it made very clear at this point that
we are not advocating that the administers of such a fund range
far and wide in Canada, seeking a herd of out-sized Neanderthal
apes to uphold the honor and integrity of UBC. It is far from the
intentions of the Ubyssey to advocate anything of this nature.
Numerous Vancouver businessmen, to make an analogy,
have cried the recent exodus of Canada's best brains to thc
.United States. Whether we realize it or not, our best athletes
are heading south too, lured there by the promise of paid
fees, board, and a job that pays $75 for 50 hours work per week.
The Ubyssey is not advocating that such an extensive scheme
as this be put into action at this or any time.
The Ubyssey's intentions are, that the athletes chosen would
be Vancouver players who would otherwise leave Canada for
the U.S. These athletes would have their fees paid according to
the academic standing attained by them. Surely these athletes
who are willing to be pummelled and beaten for the old school
tie are deserving of some remuneration.
Ubyssey editors, with sore pants from sitting on the fence
for so long on the question, feel that the remuneration should
be in the form of concrete financial aid.
Without this system, the editors forsee no sign of improved
athletics on the campus, particularly in the football held.
So far in this series, the Ubyssey has been largely showing
where the weaknesses in the present athletic stup lie. This does
not necessarily mean that we haven't got a constructive plan
to put this system into operation.
But that's another story — a story which we will begin
after Christmas exams and holidays are over.
Broadcast Rights For UBC
Events Must Pass Council
Steinberg Conducts Last
Pre-Christmas Concert
Baton-waver Albert Steinberg will conduct a symphony
concert at UBC December 7 at 12:30 p.m.
The concert will be last of two pre-Christmas concerts of
the Vancouver Symphony Society. ,
One  hour  of  the  finest  symphonic- ■ _
music   will   be   heard   by   students.   hM ft'ff        "
Program was chosen by musical clir-' |*|fj|£   ^IllUSIOn*
ector Jacques Singer.
Concert   will    be   presented    under    I f*mm   |   AndlflAM
th-)   auspices   of   the   Literary    and   LvSS   vOnVUSIUll
Scientific Executive, headed by president Margaret Low Beer. j     To confuse or to be confused  is the
Program   was   especially  chosen   to ..      D r.  r.      ■    •  i      i- .u
1 J question B.C. Provincial police on thc
appeal   to   all   tastes  in   music.    For
,          c. •  i           ■,,        ,       *» campus are asking of student motor-
mederns, Steinberg will conduct Morton  Gould's Pavanne,  and  for  tradi- lsts'
tionalisw. Schubert's Unfinished Sym- Not   only   are   sU,dents   bcing  con.
phony will be presented. fused but  (hey  ,u.e confusing others
Advance tickets for the concert will with thoit. sl|,lnge mothod ()f gaining
bc on sale in the foyer of the audi- entrance to the campus,
torium   on   the   day   of   the   concert,
Doug Sherlock, publicity manager for "The.V »" tako thc hardest way to
LSE said today.                                         j 8ct i'1'' said police spokesman. "They
Following is the complete program: a11 wanl to come in l}y  Main MalL"
Carnival  Overture       DVORAK      _. . . ,   ,. ,.
There   is   only   one  .solution,   police
'The    Unfinished"   Symphony    in    B    , . ,
Minor         SCHUBERT   bC'
I:    Allegro Students   who   come   in   University
II,    Andante ' Boulevard and  intend  to park  in   the
Sorcerer's   Apprentice       DUKAS   North   Parking   lot   should   use   Main
Flight  of  the  Bumble  Bee ' Mall;    those   who    use   S.W.    Marino
RIMSKY-KORSAKOFF   Drive to travel  to  Iho campus should
Pavanee        MORTON   GOULD    i'sc   Agronomy   Road   and   West  Mall
March   Slav       TCHAIKOWoKI    to gain entrance to North Parking lot.
Christmas Early ":on(utn ^^t^l' 7'
"•■■/ ■ police officers.  Mel hod  is to stop  the
For   UBC   VGtGrGIIS Unm   of   traffic   which   is   usually   on
Main  Mall.
UBC'  veterans will  get   their Christmas  presents  from the Canadian gov- I     "Students    have    I) 'en    cooperating
crnmenl   in  advance   Ihis  year. j very   well,"  police congratulated, "but
DVA cheques for Decembar will be we must do something about this traf-
distributed in the Armories, A to M fie tieup. If students use prescribed
on Monday, December 5 and Mac to Z routes to the different parking lots
on Tuesday,  December 6. I most of the confusion will go."
U of Alberta
Resign Posts
Graduation Gets
Call Over Work
And Then Failure
"The Gateway," University
of Alberta student newspaper,
That is just about all there
is to it. Editor-in-chief. Don
Smith and Managing Editor,
Irene Bowerman both resigned
after producing nine weekly
editions of The Gateway. Reason, they said in a letter to
Alberta student president. Tcvie
Miller, was that they con id not
train enough staff to handle
the weekly four page paper.
In his letter to President Miller,
thc ex-editor said, "Tlie task of directing a campus newspaper has been
over-burdened this year solely be
cause there arc no students who are
versed in the technical aspects of
newspaper production. This ... is a
lack of foresight ... of the last four
or five years . . . and neglect of
"Fencepost," an interim publication
j produced by an emergency commit-
I tee of the- student council warned,
"Unless aid is forthcoming, publi-
| cation of the Gateway will be dis-
1 continued."
I All former editors of the Gateway
I have been asked by student president
[■Miller to come to the aid of the Gateway. First to come to the publications
aid was the University of Alberta
Alumni Association who produced an
expensive, all picture regular paper.
According to editor in chief Smith,
editors of the Gateway were letting
their studies suffer in order to publish the paper each week. In addition
to a shortage of news staff, the Gateway did not have any cooperation
when they asked for circulation staff,
continued Smith's statement.
"Under present conditions on the
paper (The Gateway)- it is impossible for me to do my work on the
paper and still have time to devote
to my courses," stated managing editor Irene Bowerman in a letter of
resignation   to  editor  in  chief  Smith,
, Miss Bowerman blamed former editors I'or the lack of student interest
in working on the student newspaper,
"There are only two people on the
staff who had sufficient training to
be able lo put out a good paper and
the entire burden has rested on them,"
she said.
Miss Bowerman felt, that .--ho would
rather graduate than work on the
Gateway   and   not  graduate.
Smith soul, "It i.s an impossibility i for the two qualified numbers, of
the staff to train new members), who
would be capable of producing the
newspaper tevery week)."
Radio Society May Recommend,
But Council Reserves Final Okay
Student Council must pass on what radio station is to get
broadcast rights to UBC events, committee ruled this week.
Council will okay broadcast's on the i>	
Tween Classes
Glee Club Holds
Christmas Carol
Concert Monday
Canon Michael Coleman of
Victoria will be guest speaker
at a combined Student Christian
Movement and University Glee
Club Christmas service in the
auditorium Monday.
Special Christmas music, including
well-known Christmas carols, will be
featured.  Service begins at  12:33  p.m,
tf, * *
PRE-MED Undergraduate Society
will present Dr. McLeod, from the
College of Physicians ar.d Surgeons.
in Applied Science 100 at 12:30 p.m.
recommendation cf UBC's Radio
j Society and the organization who will
j sponsor the event. In case of emcrg-
: ency, president of Radio Society,
I president and treasurer ot the Alma
' Mater Society, and an official of the
sponsoiing body, will make the decision.
Fight over granting broadcast rights
was touched off when two stations
got rights to broadcast the Blue Bomber-Hamilton Wildcat Junior Canadian Football final.
Don Cunliffe, president of the Radio
Society, told Councillors Monday night
that their constitution gave them the
right to grant broadcasting privileges.
"Anything," said Cunliffe, "in the
public interest can be carried by
more than one radio station. But
competitive programs, lo be of any
effect, must have a source of revenue."
"No sponsor will buy a program
when he knows another station will
carry it," Cunliffe stated.
"Most important," said Dcrwin
Baird, downtown radio announcer,
"is having some contact at UBC to
arrange  for  broadcast  privileges."
UBC Debating Team
Candidates Picked
McGoun Cup semi-final results for
debating have been announced, and
candidates for the January finals have
been picked.
UBC will be represented by Alstair
Fraser, Rod Young, Don Lanskail and
Stanley   Medland.
Runners up in the semi-finals were
Hugh Legg and Foster Isherwood.
REPRESENTATIVE of Civil Service Commission is expected next
week by University Employment Service. He will address students and
answer questions. Civil Service application forms will be available on
SEVERAL more students are needed to make up quota of twenty-five
UBC delegates to SCM Western Regional Conference in Saskatoon, December 28 to January 1. Representatives will leave on the evening of
December 26 by CNR.
Eagerness to Learn Art
Extensive Says Robinson
"I was impressed wherever I went, with the eagerness
to learn" said UBC Extension Artist Clifford Robin.son, recently
returned from a series of short art courses in centres throughout the province.
Mr. Robinson gave lectures and
demonstrations on theai'rc design to
drama groups in many cities. His
instructions in art, drawing and composition were welcomed in the various towns throughout B.C.
One of his most surprising discoveries was, that although people
streamed in from all districts for the
classes, there were no "lunatic
fringes''  amongst  them.
They displayed a genuine friendliness, sharing their equipment with
other people. Mr. Hobinson's opinion
was that on the average, very good
work   was   produced.
lie will leave seen io make an
even mure extended lour of the
province. The new Extension service
is becoming well-known in British
University placement bureau announced, Wednesday, employment
in Vancouver post-off ice will be
available for 1000 students. Applicants must be able to start work
Monday,   Dcccttihor  10.
Preference will be given to ex-
servicemen, but placement bureau
reports thai difficulties involved
in I i nd in u students available en the
Idlli will enable almost all students   lY'o  to  secure  employment.
Si.- .cuts seeking employment are
requested to contact employment
la", eau   as  soon   as  possible.
Registration for employment
other than in the post-office will
take place December 7 and 8. Page 2
Friday,    December    2,    1949
etters to
few weeks have shown a marked improvement of the Ubyssey in this report.   Without   mentioning   the   out- i
come, we feel that the MAD question
About a month ago, lhe USC made ' was admirably handled, and only hope
several    recommendations    with    re-   we can look forward to similarly fae-
gard to the Ubyssey which we feel
now deserve some comment. We are
hopeful lhat theso will be remembered in the spirit in which they were
given, that is, as suggestions rather
than   criticisms.
1. With regard to restricting editorial
policy to the section of the paper
which is set aside for editorial matter; the Undergraduate Societies Committee has noted that since the recommendation wes conveyed to. you via
Mr. Cameron, while you have not
chosen to adopt the recommendations
it was set down, you have reduced the
amount of front-page space given over
to Editorial matter. If this was done
as a compromise, it is most acceptable
to the UE'C. If we are being too presumptuous in assuming that it was
done in consideration of our recommendation, then we compliment you
on your editorial good taste.
2. With regard to the Engineers getting as much good publicity as bad,
I think your work on the March of
Dimes was very much appreciated by
the Engineers.
3. With regard to our recommenda-
tual presentation of contentious issues
in  the future.
7. Only one suggestion remains, and
this is probably one you didn't hear
about, or rejected for some reasons
of your own; we suggest that a large
poster, bearing such words as:
"Got some news for us?
Here's how to present it best:
1. Come in between 11:.9,0
and 1:30 on the day before publication.
2. Have it typed out before
you   arrive   if  possible.
3. See the editor for the day.
4. If he's not there, drop
your news in the box which
you will find etc. etc."
will drastically reduce the number
of news .mix-ups that occur. If you
wish, we'll make up a poster if you
will type out the appropriate text and
hang the poster up in some visible
position in the Pub. After it's made.
Lastly, we should like to thank you
for your most encouraging editorial
"USC comes into its own," and for the
cooperation and support we have received   from   you   individually.   Our
ippreciation is extended to Jim Ban-
tion   that   no   feature   item   be   pre- , hanl   Art Webh nnd eSpeciaiiy Hugh
sented until all news items have been [ Camcl.on    who   has   been   extremely
included,   we   think   you   will   enjoy. hdpfu, in m,ent weckSi
hearing  that  this  committee  has  not
received   one   complaint   since   Nov- Youis   truly,
ember   10,   to   the   effect   that   notices Joml  C   Benlu',ti
were not appearing. Before the afore- Secretary,  Undergraduate
mentioned   date   wc   were   receiving' Societies Committee,
two or three a week. I roULD BE'
4.   With   regard   to  the  panning  of   THE EDITOR.
guest artists, we have since found
that the artist referred to in our
discussion of tha matter was not un- '<
paid. We therefore make open apology
for what was a most regrettable suggestion   under   the   circumstances.
It is with  pleasure that  the mem
bers of the Newman Club support the
programme  for   the   improvement   of,
the calibre of athletics on our campus.
5. We have  noticed  that  in  recent   However, we find it much to our dis-!
weeks the Ubyssey has tended to be-   gust  on tho  part of tfie  Ubyssey   to i
come more accurate and less spectac-   imply that St. Martin's College  falls .
ular. We appreciate the care yuii are   under the classification of "jerkwater."
taking to make it so. It   may   not   bc   an   outstanding   con-
6. With  regard  to writing unbiased   glomeration of buildings but this in no
news   articles,   we   believe   tho   last way   diminishes   the   quality   of   the
scholastic   achievements   cf   the   college, j
For  your   information,  Mr.   Editor,
we might point out that St. Martin's
College contains  an  excellent  facul- j
ty  which  is performing the task allotted  to   it.
The purpose of a university or college, as you well  know,  is to bring
cut   the   best   morally,   intellectually
and physically in the individual, not
the mere attainment of so many credits  for  a   degree.  St.   Martin's,  from
a   physical   aspect,   is   certainly   not
"jerkwater," nor do we believe it in- i
tellectually   to  fall   under   the  same
vague   generalization.   After   all,   the '
teaching staff of St. Martin's, who are i
Benedictine Monks, are not noted for
their   deficiency   in   scholarship,   nor
have they been so from the founding
of their order in the fifth century.
In conclusion, may we ask that all
who are unfamiliar with St. Martin's,
visit it and thereby taste of its "jerk-
waterness."  Again may we state our
support of a programme for an  improvement   in   the  athletic   status   of
UBC teams but we certainly disapprove
of such disparaging remarks without
adequate qualification.
Yours  Sincerely,
Paul Kitos,
President, Newman Club.
May I make use of tho publicity of
your columns to extend the hearty
tharks (lf ur, Sed«ewick Memoi iat
Committee to the UBC branch of the
Civil Liberties Union. The collection
taken up at 'heir meeting on Friday,
NovimL-er 21, contributed $18 to the
Sedgewick Memorial Fund, and the
Committee very much appreciate both
the gift  itself and  the fact  that  the
first group contribution to Cr. Sedge-
wick's Memorial has been made by an
organization   which   always   had   his
deep interest and Ills active support.
We wish also, to thank the Ubyssey
for publishing this note.
Yours Sincerely,
Sally Creighton,
(Mrs.  John  Creighton,  Chairman,  Sedgewick  Memorial
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Thunderbird Lands
On Campus Monday
Quality Dominates Over Timing
As Literary Supplement Revamped
Wings sligthly ruffled and its tailfeathers drooping, Thunderbird will execute a three-point landing on the campus early
next week, only three weeks late.
The editors deny that the cause c C •
delay   was   their   inefficiency.   "The   Vy*Qyg   ftf  Til 16 VC FY
On Campus Subsides
censors   held   it   up,"   they   claimed.
"It was almost banned."
Thunderbird is the campus literary
magazine that — on its good years —
calls itself a quarterly,  Other names
are applied i'o it on its bad years.
"But it's the best yet," say the
editors. "What it lost on timing it
sure made up on quality,"
They could be referring to the
short stories of Ben Maartman or
Yvonne Agazarian. Or the poems of
Earle Birnie and  Adrian Baum.
Canadian   author   Malcolm   Lowry \ wallets— minus  money,
has writi'en a review of Turvey, Birney's  novel,   that  appears  in  full   for
lhe   first   tunc   in  Thunderbiul,
Tho Editors also announce that the
magJa'.ine has received a complete new
fuselage, from cover to cover. The
old si/e has been scrapped in favor
of a handier, G by 9 inches. Makeup
has been altered  throughout.
Thunderbird will cost just twenty-
five  ci its  —  worth cvorv  cent   of  it,
Wave of campus thievery, which
saw dozens of students lose wallets
and money several weeks ago, has
now subsided, Provincial Police, told
the Ubyssey today.
Sealing mostly centred around lhe
Gymnasium, where students would
return to lockers, only to find their
personal belongings, stolen or missing.
In most coses, police recovered the
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A full vtal'f of URS announcers and
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Friday,    December    2,    1949
The 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.
Editorial opinions expressed herein aro those of the editorial staff of The Ubyssey and not
necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society nor of the University.
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GENERAL STAFF: CUP Editor, Jerry Mcdonald; News Editor, Art Welsh; Features Editor,
Via Hay; Sports Editor, Ray Frost; Women's Editor, Shirley Finch; Editorial Asst. Los Armour
City Editor This Isstic-RON PINCHIN '
Assiiciatc Editor - MARI PINEO
Ubyssey Classified
A Year of Prosperity
The year 1949 has been a monumental
one in many ways for UBC students,
Every organization on the campus has
felt the icy hand of austerity for the past
year and yet it has not curtailed the cultural
or athletic activity of any one group. Students have borne up well under the load of
debt passed on by other years.
Even more significant lias been the contribution that Student Council of the past
year has made to the university. Seldom has
UBC been privileged to have more astute and
well-guided administration than in the past
12 months.
Not only has the debt been eliminated
this year, but a start has been made on lhe
War Memorial Gymnasium, the cause of the
debt. Soon UBC's memorial to B. C.'s war
dead will be a reality on University Boulevard.
One of the greatest contributions students have made to world unity was okaying
a $1 fee raise to provide foreign students
with scholarships to UBC. No one will deny
that this was a concrete step in the cementing
of Canadian-European relations.
The editors of the Ubyssey take this
opportunity, its last in 1949, to extend to
students, administration and even Walt Ewing
a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New
Of Exams And Finances
Many students are about to find themselves in financial difficulties owing to the
lateness of Christmas exams. Exams, this
year, do not end until December 20—only
four days before Christmas.       ■   *    w   .
f' Christmas employment is largely concentrated in the pre-Christmas period. Employers
are reluctant to hire students for four days.
The post-office, for instance, insists that students seeking employment be able to report
for work Monday, December 19—a requirement impossible for a large portion of students who are forced to write exams on the
The administration feels that the univer
sity year is already too short and therefore
could not be shortened to allow students a
longer Christmas vacation. In past years,
however, it has been found possible to end
the session in time to allow student a full
week of work.
There are undoubtedly circumstances
which led the administration to extend the
period this year—but the reasons are of little
help to students forced to pay fees on January 1.
Perhaps the administration could permit
students in financial difficulties to delay fee
payment until February 1, thereby giving
them a chance to raise the money.
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Finder pkv.le return to Lost and
Found. Reward offered.
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contact AL. RIO7, Contents urgently
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Letters To the Editor
We are not amused.
We are not amused by R.M.S., who,
in an elephantine manner, derides a
singularly  unintelligent  manner.
We are not amused by anyone who
reccrls  to  the distortion  of another's
surname  for cheap comic  effect.
We are not amused by anyone who
accuses  another  of  being  trite,  then
uses expressions such as, "nook  and
cranny," "voiced the hope," "starts off
person   who   has   justly   criticized   "on the wrong foot.1 and so on, ad nau-
rather inferior artist,
We are not amused by R.M.S., who Nt)i we flre nol amused by you>
blatantly admits that he runs with the R M g . y0U1. self.righteous medio.
herd, in spite of the fact that he at- crUy m£lkes us sick,
tempts to conceal the fact by resorting
to pompous prose, used, however, in a
V. J. H.
By Hal Tennant
Our Quandary How to Ignore Chiistmas Exams,-
New Courses Show Us How To Go About It
We're having a little trouble these
days getting down to the business
of studying for exams. And we've
come to the conclusion that our
courses are alright in themselves,
but we just haven't had the right
prerequisites for them.
Here are a few courses we think
ought to be included in next year's
calendar, to make studying easier
for all of us:
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Library Study 100—A course to
train the beginner to take in—in one
sweeping glance—what it normally
takes the untrained eye four hours
to survey. Special reference will be
made throughout the year to the
low-cut blouse, the traditional vol-
uptous sweater, and the exposed
female knee. Students will be instructed in how to ignore theii- text
books rapidly, in order that a greater number of textbooks may be
ignored more thoroughly by those
who find their courses too heavy
under the present system of studying in the Library.
Three hours of lectures (in the
Library reading room), and one
laboratory (in the stacks) per week.
T* ^f* •TT
Caf Crowding 200—This is essentially a survey course dealing with
the customs and methods involved
in using the cafeteria as a refuge
from the rest of the University.
Common procedure, right from the
time the student enters the cafeteria
just to borrow some notes until the
time he decides to stay for supper,
will be thoroughly analyzed. Special
stress will be put on the use of
spare  time,   including  those   spare
hours during which he is supposed
to be attending lectures.
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Brock Lounge 302—Intended to
fill the needs of students who find
themselves unable to stifle their
consciences during skipped lectures.
Emphasis will be placed on the necessity for reforming students who allow 1:30 lectures to interfere with
their playing that rubber. Textbook:
Goren and Culbertson: How to Skip
Lectures and Win.
*        #        #
Essay Writing 200—This course is
intended for those who are unfamiliar with the steps involved in essay-
writing, including paraphrasing textbooks and magazine articles. Stress
will be placed from time to time
on the social aspects of establishing
contact with senior students who
possess  collections  of passable  es
says which they acquired from old
alumni who attended the University
in  the   days  when  students   wrote
their own original essays.
* # *
Nature Study 101—Designed chiefly as a field course to acquaint the
beginner with the countless ways in
which he may employ his time profitably and enjoyably by viewing Nature from various secluded spots on
University Beach. Students are required to equip themselves with
their own bottle-openers and pay an
additional fee of five dollars to cover
breakage.     Prerequisite:     Drunken
Parties 200.
,y. * #
Psychology 80!)—A study of the
beliefs, attitudes and motives of
those who read dull columns in Tlie
Ubyssey when they should be studying for examinations. Friday,    December    2,    1949
Page 5
1949 Picture Parade
TWO'GIGANTIC FIRES GUTTED buildings and destroyed
equipment within a month thijs year. This building, part of the
Totem Snack Bar, resulted in damage amounting to $15,000.
January 28, six Home Economics huts were reduced to rubble.
Fire damage amounted to $200,000 including $3,000 personal
loss to students.
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RETIRING   UBC   FOOTBALL  GREAT   i-,   halfbact,   Dougie
Reid, who provided  thrills for football fans  for  three  years.
Reid, chief ball-totcr for the Thunderbirds, was plagued by a
knee injury all year, nevertheless put a substantial amount of
time in on the gridiron. Recently mentioned in Saturday Night,
Reid served on both the offense and defense.
3.ATf>T SiVLrS weie shown
uniler the auspices of WUS in
Octobet. Sorority models paraded in Brock Hall in aid o
the fund-raising campaign for
women's residences. Government last year allocated $430,-
000 for start on the residences.
"Aud I thought
Chairi]icn had il easy "
Egbert has worked hard for lour years
to get the top job on the campus . , .
only to find it means more work and
less leisure.
One thing lu: latched onto quickly
though was that the best way to stop
moaning those leaky-pocket blues was
to stow away those spare sheekels in a
saviims account at ".MY BANK".
Don't leave them in your jeans. . . ko-
aside those extra beans!
CiGftmnc VAN DLU (,ilAi!T  GENERATOR   went   into  operauon  in   UBCs   new  Physics
building early in October. Built at a cost of $70,000, the Van Der Graft is Canada's latest link f
m atomic research. The  two-storey giant,  capable ot generating 4 million volts, is the largest Your Bank  on thc  Campus — In the  Auditorium Building
i its type in the world. It was designed by UBC Physics Professor J. B. Warren.
MERLE C. KIRBY, Manager Page 6
Friday,   December   2,    1949
Woman's Page
women's editor     ....     shirley finch
active etchings
The Long and Short
Vie for Popularity
Shorn locks instead of straggly stringy ones are the news
in feminine hair styles.
A census of male opinion showed the *
following results:
—Anyone   can   wear   long   hair,   not
many girls can look neat with short
—not too short, but shorter than the
spaniel   look.
—long  hair  looks sexy.
-looks   more   feminine   and   besides   about    appearances.    However,    most
my   girl   has   long   hair.
—Cromwell     haircuts    should     have
short   hair   is   much   smarter   and
neater,  and  besides  it's  feminine,
From a woman's point of view, the
opinion varies considerably. Some
think that short hair is much easier
to keep, especially at University
where    there    isn't    time    i'o    worry
people   seem   to  agree   that  the   final
j decision  should   rest  with   the girl  —
stayed   with   Cromwell. , , . ,      ,    .  , . ,
I she musi consider facial contours and
-short hair shows the perfection and ' s'lapo ot lhc |ieacl, It is guaranteed
daintiness of the ear.   C) I however, that there will be a general
— ahort hair is obscene (he wouldnl , lecolution when the clay of thc un-
>ay  why> I even  bob comes  to UBC.
The Lapse of Higher Education
was   scvi'iitecn   when   she   said;.
'Lite in its ul'.inaate aspects presents problems which the socialists and
pdkdc.'t! econ.nn.Ms have not yci been able to solve, and even the most
■al piidi.snphv Iii.Its at. In its biogenetic aspects, ontology presents so
a do.ia-o mysteries a.s la in.doe us foci that the highest molality may only
si !' .od 'l.iaui'di an  inl'.niio series of constantly developing exp"rimcnts."
was !\\ onto     v. lien     siiv     said;
''A- I ... \v al, ( . i|,c uiilii.oiaii view impresses me more and more. Il
■   '■   '•■        n    ;s   ;,. asiioi'   ,i-i,i .-I:   ii   is  more  nf   lo-s   nvidiinn.   lhit   it'   to
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'•'■'■'■ o oiinan ilen-'s ol' lil'e are in reality only common because of their
""'■'■; : u"- [i viewed a- inio",ial parts of the totality of phenomena, they
olii I into then' true sphere, and should receive their proper apotheosis.
c   is  one  o.f  these."
'.';>.,   thirty   u lit'n   she   said:
"I'■'"■' a i.i m T, mini., cannot hope to solve the mystery of life. It is only
id 2;.. luait taat we ran reach the desired haven. 1 tool that 1 have
o I ia,\   time."
Wi.x  I . .•  v   u lit ii she  said:
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'l: '"' 1 vid pa-idoiiaioiy. fonlis dly. uni e.au\odly, ovan intermittently,
'■''"    '     n.a   kind of a creature  that   weal's  trousers."
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498 Friday,   December   2,    1949
Page 7,
VUU h Volition
Egos may rise to infinite heights
for the well-dressed woman, but
a voguish clothes hanger will not,
we fear, find enough confidence
from an over-stuffed wardrobe to
sail through the exams. A well-
padded book and smart neat accessories of notes are of more advantage at such a time.
The followers of fashion magazines are sadly neglecting these
Bibles of fnddishness for the duller
but more advantageous volumes of
Milton and such. However a happier note will be reached on the
20th and feminine minds will again
turn to thc lines of Dame Fashion.
Christinas costumes are dear to
the minds of women. It is a time
when a woman can wear the extremes and really get away with it.
Suits are all very well and definitely handy, but cocktail dresses
and formats are now in their element.
Rumor lias it the plunging neckline has had its day. The census
of opinion here in the Pub runs
along rather diverging lines. Two
are against them, one saying that
a girl really needs a tan if she's
going to expose herself, and the
other says that they're fine if you
have low blood pressure. On the
pro side are those who "think
they're very interesting."
The reasons for this statement
are also very interesting. Some
think th.it tlie plunge is n .sym-
etrical t.\pe of design. The only
thing tha! spoils it, according to
an authority, is tho name it's
r;ithi r ri-riuo. Others take the
purely   -ta.-■■■.al   angle.
.' a 'y 'i. . -M-,. are intricate in . I' -
feel' a,la !'. line. To :>ii bark ai tho
\i\'■'-■■■ ,:'i\   • • ehhiio.   thc-v   aiv   v-'".'
po:     :,',!'       .   il    nceur    ill    Ill"s|    af    lla.
la! -• .-.I , le-s Velvet i.s la.im; n .. <l
in 'lv ;.■■ a 'ran, especially on
taffetta. ; nd. more recently, on
li a i. .".'.a' lafl'i ta is st;ll i >a..idiu;
anrl ac •"•; l - the trend ' iv - r !
stai'ttinv, ' aaa-. Aoricrt shad s :,:-, !
various Ir i - of blue, with the oe-
ea-'onel '^re'n. are efoecediy mm-
T.cnj;th is the b'.i','"in» nin ■: on.
New York ant! Paris say fourteen
inches, even for evenine;, However,
many .are .-till wearing near-ankle
length and it is still as becnudiu;.
Even Vi is tie. the dean ol' fa,hint's,
is sue u it"; til" 'oti'ai r s'\ lee Tile
Ilia vi..n    ■ |-r!    line    i ■    i-p'ile    | ia V-
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ally   in   lla    see,ah   >i!:ita    a, 'II   >'
be    f'eM,y|     A   short    Utah'    - Iclrl    is
SUrroundi rl    at    the    baek    ve'li     >
Holidays Too Short
LONDON, ONT.,-(CUP)-I!ecemb-
ber 1st—Western U. students are displeased at the shortness of the forthcoming Christmas holidays which will
only be of eleven days dura won compared to fifteen days last year.
1 Most opposition to the shorter layoff from studies comes from student"
whose homes are elsewhere than
London   or  Ontario   in   general.
Students as a whole appear to want
a shorter summer recess rather than
a token holiday at the main festive
Cne Saskatchewan freshman is
brooding over the fact that out of the
eleven days he will only be able to
spend five days at home having to
waste six days on board train travelling to and from his home.
Another factor which governs the
change is the days on which both
Christmas and New Years' fall. Students, however, will have to grin and
bear it because they will definitely
only  have eleven  days at Christmas.
Many Coeds Thumb;
Luckier Than Boys
TORONTO—(CUP)—Are girls successful as hitch-hikers? This question
arose some time ago, so we decided
to ask some of the coeds and a few of
the boys, their opinions on girl hitchhikers.
The coeds are enthusiastic about this ;
business and go at it with vim, vigour;
and   vitality.   Many,   including   a   lot
of Fizz  Ecldcrs,  come  to school  that'
way   in   the   morning,   while   many j
others    hitch-hiked    around   Canada
and Europe during the past summer. '
Thc boys admitted  that,  given   the i
choice  of  picking  up  a  male or  female  passenger,   they   would   invariably pick  Ihe gals, so you coeds are ■
all tet.  Some morning, when  a  pair,
of   you   are   running   late   for   that'
nine o'clock class, try thumbing a ride.'
If you  have  as  much success  as  we
understand you are supposed to have,
wo are willing to bet that you'll soon '
become an old hand at it.
Two Rulers Reign At Mardi Gras
There will not only be a queen of this year's Mardi
Gras, but the Committee announces that a King will also
be crowned. The King will be chosen by popular vote at the
Pep Meet preceding the Mardi Gras. *
Each fraternity is expected to put up a likely candidate.
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Inlthouali   !''a',ii   new   no  one could
care    less    whether    women wore
satin   i r  ' l-.anim.
If not, you can do some of your shopping
right now at your Arrow dealer's!
1. A trim, warm Arrow sports shirt would be just the
ticket to give Dad.
2. Brother would appreciate a couple of Arrow college
neckties — stripes, plaids or foulards.
3. Uncle Jay — the rich one — would probably beam over
a box of iiiie white Arrow handkerchiefs with Ids initial
in the ci-ruer. Chtett, Peabody & Company of Canada
took hi tke Rsgisteruel Trade Mark ARROW
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Friday,    December    2,    19|
In This Corner        by jim banham
Like an over stuffed chesterfield, "Black
Magic," currently playing in Vancouver, is a
monumental cinematic triumph of sheer quantity over quality.
With his eyes rolling like steel balls
in a pin ball machine, Orson Welles as the
famed 18th Century Charlatan Cagliastro
(real, name: Joseph" Bersalmo) moves through
the lush court of the decadent Louis XVI
and Marie Antoinette. With Marie by his
side, Welles finishes off the picture with a
grunting duel on a tower high atop the palace.
This aborted" story, taken from the novel
Memoirs of a Physician by Alexander Dumas,
wa.s filmed entirely in Italy at a tremendous
cost. It you -like spectacle and sheer weight
of set and costume, don't miss this one.
As usual, Hollywood takes the book and
twists it to its own ends. Cagliastro was actually a medical quack, who roamed through
Europe selling fake medicines, including the
elixir of life. He ended up in a prison after-
implication in the famed diamond necklace
affair during the reign of Mare Antoinette.
In this picture Cagliastro is chiefly a
hynotist who, with a wave of the hand, manages to spellbind half of Europe. The producers even manage to work Mesmer, the
original hypnotist, into the script. In tho
end, he helps to break the story up.
No actress, but very pretty to look at,
is Nancy Guild, who takes the part of an
Austrian girl implicated in the overthrow of
the French throne. It seems she is an exact
double  for  the  queen   and   the  conspirators
plan to use her for their own ends. Akim
Tamiroff, as Cagliastro's assistant, obviously
relishes his character role.
>{• if. >{.
The transplantation of Howard Duff,
who appears on radio as Sam Spade, to the
motion, picture doesn't seem to have benefited his standing as an actor. Aside from
ihe fact that you'll find out what Sam Spade
really look? like, "Illegal Entry," Duff's
second semi-documentary film, is hardly worth
the price of admission.
With the aid of Marta Toren and George
Brent, Duff manages to bust it wide open.
Most improbable bit of the film involves a
fight between Duff and a gunman at a
Mexican Landing strip. After being pummelled in the face and having his head smashed
against thc landing strip Duff walks nonchalantly back to the aircraft, after knocking
out the gunman, without a scratch on him.
* # #
Since This Corner won't be back until
after Christmas, it might be wise now to
nominate the pictures which seem likely to
get Academy awards in 1949.
Two pictures stand out as likely winners.
"Snake Pit," which starred Olivia De Havil-
land rates high on the list and seems likely
to cop honors for its realism. Some scenes,
notably those in a mental institution pack
about as much punch as it's possible to get.
Another show that This Corner enjoyed
was Red River, which introduced Montgomery Clift to move audiences, This picture
manages to instil iho feeling of wide open
spaces into the audience as no other has.
Ubyssey editors are confused.
Headlined the Fencepost, "Gateway Editors Resign,"
In a front page letter to University of Alberta Students!
Council, editors said they did not have enough staff to pro-J
duce their twice-weekly paper.
Later the same week, the Gateway hit the streets againj
this time four pages of it filled with cuts showing the ar
nual alumni reunion.
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On the Watch
'Masses and Man'
Needs Accordionist
WANTED: An accordion or mouth organ player who really
"knows his stuff."
APPLY: Mis; Somerset, Extension Dept., any morning but
i    Miss   Somerset,   who   is   directing^
Toller's expressionistic drama, ''Masses
and   Man"   needs   an   accordionist   or
yt. *•
Ubyssvij P/ioto Bi/ Bob Steiner
[GETTING INTO ONE of the 442 Squadrons De Hairland Vam-
Ipire jet aircraft is Flight Cfadet W. J. Ross. He is one of eight
Imen taking flying training at Sea Island station every Tuesday
(afternoon. Officers of the University Flight say there are still
la few more vacancies in the Squadron.
harmonicist I'or a very exciting scene
in the play.
So far this term, Miss Somerset has
1. ecu concentrating on the leading
actors fcr the Extension Department
alii va, and the complicated .and un-
u.-tial settings., costumes and  lighting.
dro diction is scheduled for Janu-
:;y 215 and 27, 1950, and "for the
three weeks after the opening of the
a    icue.irsals   will    be   intensive."
."dis-;  Sur.erset   warned.
•'This i.s a rallying call to all tlio.se
who have indicated their interest in
the production—and an invitation to
any newcomers who may be interested."
Play could well be lhe most explosive artistic anrl intellectual affair
on tile campus this season. Here is
an opportunity for student* who are
interested in theatre to become a
vital part of a provocative production.
Nightly from 8 - 8:15 on "NW,"
Vic Fergie gives a complete
CKNW news summary.
|Good Pay
Student RCAF Quota
Doubled- Sherlock
"Quota for students in RCAF Reserve has been doubled
this year," stated Flight Lt. E. C. Sherlock, UBC Commander.
UBC has received the second larg-^>—	
est  quota   in  Canada   with   only   the   n^hX   Cadets   spend ' approximately
University of Toronto getting a larger   20 weeks at RCAF station.
one.   This   year   35   students   will   be      pay for summer training is the same
ndded to the squadron. as a Pilot Officer, which  is $153 per
Of these, six or more will receive air   month. Rations, quarters and medical
framing Tuesday afternoon and dur-   attention   are   provided   free.
|Tig the summer holidays. |
Applied Science students should be
particularly interested because of the
oackground   of   technical   knowledge
fhey  will  learn  as a member of the
Jniversity  Flight. I
During the summer training period,
While the university is in session,
the Flight Cadet spends approximately 25 hours in lectures on subjects of
interest to the air force.
Deadline for applicants is December
R.C.A.F. (Reserve) University Flight
Authority received to double quota i'or UBC for Aircrew Applicants
Under the University Air Training Plan
Can You Qualify for Flying Training in the University Air Training Plan
You Must Apply Before Dec. 5, 1949 to RCAF Orderly Room,
F Page 10
Friday,    December    2,    1949
'The Pub'
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ore Spot of Birbs
Icemen Look for Redemption
By Beating Clippers Tonight
|UBC Thunderbird ice hockey men get a chance to redeem
lselves for the rough ride handed them by Nanaimo Clippers
leir last meeting when they play a return game tonight
the Island squad in the Kerrisdale Arena at 8:30 p.m.
Ice   then   the   'Birds   played   vhe £— •	
"Best Year Yet"
irchs and impressed everyone
their improvement despite drop-
the game to the lucky suburb-
The Clippers are currently
Ird spot in the Mainline Senior
only player change for tonight's
will be Don Adams who will
the lacing in place of Ken Tor-
The switch is in line with the
alternate the goalies until one
himself to be sharper.
injured his hand  in  the first
tcf the season after being regu-
stodian last season,
three newcomers to the line-
fcst game, Bob Peebles, Greg
pta and Doug Hamilton will
ee action tonight. The new line
fagner, Barnes, and Dechene.
scored three goals en Tuesday
I the  squad  three  top  attacking
to  rely  on.
will  likely  be  the  last  game
|e   locals   unfil   afi'er   the  exams
is   hoped   that   it   will   be   a
; one,  Tlie  squad  takes much
Ire   in   defeating   the   Islandei.a
lave   always   been   a   powerful
in   the  new  year  the  Birds
ravel  to Alberta  and Colorado
feries of inter-Collegiate hockey
which   will   culminate   in   a
I me series in Vancouver between
nd U of Alberta for a challenge
ght's contest will thus be the
[»pori'unity for varsity students
their squad until well into
year. All tickets are on sale
Arena. No tickets are avail-
the campus,
[the game tonight the Varsity
/ill keep the crowd enter-
| between  periods.
:fs May Go to
ice Rupert for
Chiefs, currently rest-
| third place in the Senior
sketball   league,   have   a
to travel to Prince Rup-
3r the holidays for a basil series.
likely ihe team will make
\, depending on whether there
otuii.'.'jjli players available
the holidays to take off the
■y  time.
are   for   the   team   lo   play   a
ine series with the Prince Rules, a senior A calibre club
,vill probably give the locals
tussle for their trouble.
uled dates for the two games
ember 28 and 29. Players will
from   home   for   about,   five
/ill probably go on the excur-
IIheir  coaches  can   muster   up
ght  players  to make  up the
Ole   Bakken   will   be   going
|th the boys if the trip comes
the   Chief  manager   will   bc
the group.
|t i.s needed before Prince Ru-
the  OK  signal   is   the  con-
[•noii!.;h player.-;, ;
Claims Director
"Most successful Intramural
season yet" is the claim of
'Mural Director Dick Penn,
now that the first half of the
'mural program is complete.
With 2500 participants already competing and double that figure expected by the end of the year Penn
has a right to be proud of intramural
progress this season.
Forty groups in all have taken part
so far. Among these forty are twenty-
three independent or faculty teams
and seventeen fraternities.
Variety as well as success has been
the feature of the fall schedule with
golf, table tenni3, volleyball, and
cross counlry race already run off.
Tug-o-war and soccer contests will
continue after the Christmas holidays.
Partial standings of the first eight
teams follw:
First-Kappa Sig 132
Second D U 125'i
Third Phi Delt 125
Fourth Fort Camp 115
Fifth Betas  115
Sixth Forestry 107
Seventh Termites 105
Eighth Eng. II 102
After Christmas even more activities
are slated for competition. Basketball,
skiing, swimming, tennis, badminton,
softball, track and field, boxing and
wrestling, will all come in for their
share of attention as well as tug-o-war
and soccer.
This is probably the largest intra-
discussed at the Intramural meeting mural schedule existing in any North
Monday, December 5 at 12:30 in HL 1.   American  academic college.
Hm PUT A *W» I* ,N A »«• 4,
Associate Editor—SANDY MANSON
Man   Without   A   Country   didn't
have much over Cal Oughton.
Oughton, ex-UBC Ice hockeylst
who was induced to play for the
Ken Male Monarchs amateur
hockey team, caused quite a stir
on the enmpes over his change to
the Monarch line-up.
Oughton quit the university to
rlny for the Kerrisdale outfit on
the outlook of a promising future
in hockey.
Now it looks as if Oughton won't
te   rlaying  for  Kerrisdale  either.
Tlie star defensct.nan saw limited
action on Tuesday night, playing
only about six minutes of the contest.
Kcrristlalc quickly took Oughton
off tiw ice when it was apparent
that he was more of a liability than
an asset to the Monarch team on
Chiefs Lose All Chance
To Win Millar Cup Again
Postponement of the first game of the Millar Cup finals
last weekend because of poor field conditions has cost UBC
Chiefs all chance of winning the Cup this year.
League-leading  Chiefs,   as  well   as * '
university   squads   out,   the   league
the Braves, would be forced to play
two of their three playoff games
during the sludents Christmas examinations.
would  probably  be forced  to  revise
their schedule.
However, weather conditions such
as they are now, it is unlikely that
the Millar Cup games will even get
Many of the students on both uni
versity teams have final exams this   under   way   ihis  week
Christmas and cannot' afford to take
time off to play in this all-important
I    Further   postponement   until   after
Christmas  to   allow  the   students   to
participate   is   unlikely.   It   looks   as
Playing one game would still give   if some other team besides a univer-
the student teams no right  to enter ', sity   squad   will   take   the   Cup   this
the  final  round,  and  with   the  two   year.
Volleyball Champions—Kappa Sig "A"
Losers — Bela "A"
Score 9-15, 15-10, 15-12.
if- # *
Arts Senior Intramural basketball
team will practice Friday, December
2'at 12:30 in the Field House.
1950   program   will   be
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Friday,    December    2,    1949
sports Editor — RAY  t'UOS'l
Asstciate EdUor-SANDY MANSON
'Five Straight' Aim
Of Pomfret's Cagers
Husky Tactics Unknown But UBC
Coach Stressing Rebound Work
STEP UP from UBC Chiefs of
last year is second string guard
Don Hudson, currently holding
down a spot with Willie Louie.
Spelling off first string rear
guards, Hudson has been invaluable this season in helping
'Birds to their five straight victories. 1
Mt. Vernon Takes
2nd Series Game
From Brave Hoopers
UBC Braves lost the second
game of their home and home
.series with Mount Vernon
hoopsters Wednesday night at
the Mount Vernon Junior College gymnasium.
In their second game thi.s year
ajrairfst Mount Vernon, tlie UBC
Braves showed poorer style. Score for
the second game wa.s 50-10 for Mount
Vernon. Tlie first game with tlie
southern squad at UBC last week
proved Mount Vernon the victor with
the score 55-46.
Tho winners were red hot as forwards Sttiurmans. Sienko. Drakovich
.and Maberry each scored Ion points.
High scorer for UBC Braves was
Boumiin   with   eight   points.
UBC Braves, as in their first game,
:oadi' little use of their foul shots.
Only twelve gift tosses were sunk, out
of twenty.
E'aaves will not play another game
until   after  Christinas. i
"Five straight" is the aim of
the UBC Thunderbird hoop
team when they tangle with
the University of Washington
Huskies this Saturday night at
tJBC. -Hill.
And judging from the last two
workouts of the 'Birds, they are
pressing pretty hard to make that aim
a reality.
Both first string forwards, Bell and
Munro were going all out for those
rebounds, both offensively and defensively.
In fact the whole team was working
like clock-work. Many of the rough
edges that appeared last week have
been smoothed out a-rl (h" 'Bird timing will be much improved.
Of course tlie 'Birds have little to
go on as far as information of the
Huskies  tactics   is  concerned.
However, the whole 'Bird team will
probably be out in force at Exhibition
Gardens to see the Huskie-Leaf game
tonight in order to analyze the offense
of  the  visitors.
'Birds chances look very good, that
is relatively speaking. Chances are
relative to the amount of spontaneous drive' the 'Birds can muster within the first five or ten minutes of
play. Any team can go hard at the
end  of  the game.
But a good team goes hard all the
way through the game.
And the Birds hftve to do just that
in order to stop the tall forwards that
the Huskies will bring up. Men like
LaDon Henson, captain-elect of the
Huskies, and slated for first string
forward for the visitors was third
high scorer for the Washington team
last year,
Henson and center Enochs with fellow forward Russ Parthemer will give
the 'Birds lots of competition for rebounds.
And despite what armchair critics
have to say, if a team can shoot at
all, the winner controls the backboards.
Chiefs Swamped by|
Clover Leafs in
One-Sided Contest
UBC's basketballing Chiefs]
were plowed under 61-36 by I
the league-leading Clover Leaf I
sharpshooters in a Senior A. I
hoop contest at the UBC gym|
Wednesday night.
Loss dropped Chiefs into a three-l
way, third-place tie with Artie Polarl
Bears and YMCA, Each team has four|
Although the loss was decisive it wasl
a tough one since Chiefs battled hardl
all the way. Nothing Chiefs triedl
was enough to stem the raging Clover!
Leaf tide which has already sweptl
its way through six successive wins.l
Biggest gun on the hard-fighting|
UBC squad was sophomore Bill Raptis,  scoring nine points.
When the Chiefs take to the court|
tonight    against    New    Westminster
Luckies  they'll  be out to  break  up
that three-way tie. Luckies, who have|
Courtesy Vancouver News Herald j won only one game this season> should
HARD MAN to stop is 6' 2" Marcus Metzger U of Washington   be easy meat for the boys in the
guard. 'Birds will meet him Saturday at 8 p.m. in the gym. Elue and Gold.
Bakken's Office
Tickets for Hoop \
Game Going Fast
Tickets for the Thunderbird-Husky
basketball game are on sale at the
office of the Graduate Manager of
Athletics in the south end of Brock
Hall. j
Increased price for the increase in
calibre of entertainment i.s $1.00 for
reserved .seals.
On presentation of Privilege cards
at the office, these same reserve seals
will  bo sold   for  50 cents.
Rush seals will be available at the
box office for 25 cents with a Privilege card, but cost will be 75 cents
Game time for the feature contest
is 8:00 p.m. Fuli house is promised
for this hoop fixture and tickets
are going fast, so get yours now before  they  are all  gone.
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