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 The Daily Ubyssey
Vol. XXX
VANCOUVER, B.C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1947
No. 19
AUS Prexy Announces
November 3 For Banquet
Annual fall banquet for the Agriculture faculty is slated for
Monday, November 3, Ian Greenwood, Aggie Undergrad president, announced Wednesday.
The Commodore Cabaret has been
leased for the evening.    Dinner will
be served  at 6:30 p.m.,  followed  by
dancing to the music of George Cal-
anges'  thirteen-piece  orchestra.
ENTERTAINMENT
A highlight of the evening will be
the singing of Gwynn Price, formerly
of the Canadian Army Show and
Forest Parade over CBC. Mr, Price
is regularly with the Banff Springs
Hotel Orchestra.
Results of the annual Fall Field
Day, being held this afternoon, will
be announced at the banquet and
prizes distributed to the winners.
Mr. George Melrose, Deputy  Minister of Mines and Resources, Victoria,
is guest speaker.
INVITATIONS
Another feature of the evening will
be the traditional freshman skit, arranged by Tom Whitehead.
Greenwood states that one hundred
and fifty grads and guests have been
invited to attend the function. Tickets for students are available in the
Aggie building at a special price of
$1.00.
Dress   is  optional,
Bagnall Refutes
LPP Club Charge
Communistic charges that "the Student LPP Club is being discriminated
against in the matter of lecture room
bookings" were refuted Thursday by
AMS co-ordinator of activities, Bob
Bagnall, in an official statement to all
campus clubs.
The statement read "all political
clubs must give precedence to nonpartisan organizations th the bookiftg
of 'major' lecture rooms." This, officials stated, refers to all political
clubs,  not  just  the  LPP  Club.
A note from the AMS booking office
to the LPP Club informing them
that they could no longer have Arts
100 (which is classed as a 'major
lecture room') on Monday noon led
to  the communistic charges.
Hams Report
Organization
Difficulty
Draft Brief
For Radio
Conference
Executives of the UBC Amateur Radio Club, VE7ACS, report that they are having difficulty in attempts to organize
an inter-Varsity radio link to
pass Canadian University Press
news.
UBC, operating one of the most
powerful transmitters on the shortwave bands, has taken the initiative
in an attempt to obtain the hook-up.
Though notices have been placed in
Canadian Ham publications and the
CUP has given the project publicity,
as yet there has been little success.
A brief, written by Arthur Holmes,
ARC president, will be presented to
the conference of the Western, University Radio Federation by Ernie
Perrault who will represent both the
Radio Society and the Ham club.
Representatives will be asked to
contact hams on their own campuses
or enlist the aid of those in their
communities.
The Ham club urges students from
other provinces, who have knowledge
of powerful stations in university
towns, to contact the UBC club.
PUB MEET
There will be an important
meeting of all pubsters in the
Publications office at 3:30 p.m.
today.    This includes reporters.
New Zealand Prof Heads
UBC Social Anthropology
By EVA HOLM
New Zealand professor of social anthropology, Dr. H. B.
Hawthorn, recently arrived in British Columbia to become head
of the newly-created social anthropology division on the UBC
Speaks
campus.
Dr. Hawthorn hopes to gain a
thorough knowledge of the B. C. Indian while in Vancouver.
When asked to give his impressions
of the campus Dr. Hawthorn expressed amazement at the "multifarious"  activities of  the students.
He wondered when they "find a
minute to read and reflect" while
attending so many lectures.
IDENTITY
He finds it hard to get used to
having so many older students on tha
campus. "I have to wear a hat to
identify myself as a professor," tie
explains.
Before coming to UE'C Dr, Hawthorn had been teaching at Sarah
Lawrence College, an outstanding experimental   college   in  New   Zealand.
Previously he studied Negro and
Indian cultures in the United States
and spent a year examining Spanish-
American life and the Indians of
Bolivia, Chile and Peru.
CULTURE
In Hawaii he was interested in
studying the different racial and cultural backgrounds of the students
who spoke of "our ancestors who
landed at Plymouth Rock."
According to Dr. Hawthorn these
young Americans were justified in
referring to the pilgrim "fathers as
their "cultural'' ancestors.
Dr. Hawthorn has frequently had to
clarify that he is not a "bone man"
but that his main interest lies in
the cultural development of primitive
peoples.
-Courtesy Vancouver Sun
THE HON. PAUL MARTIN
Martin Addresses
Campus Liberals
The Honourable Paul J- J.
Martin, PC, KC, MP., MA.,
LL.M., Federal Minister of National Health and Welfare, will
speak in the UBC auditorium
at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 30 under the auspices of
the Student Liberal Club- His
subject will be "Liberalism and
Its Opportunity/'
The Minister, born in Ottawa in
1903, speaks French and English fluently and has had a distinguished
career in academic, professional and
public life.
EARNS HIS WAY
After earning his way through
Osgoode Hall and the University of
Toronto, he won a scholarship which
took him to Harvard University. At
the Harvard Law School he Received
his LL.M and won another scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge
and the School of International Affairs at Geneva.
Before the war, the Minister, was
actiye in the League of Nations Society representing Canada in the 1938
League of Nations Assembly. During
the war years, he was appointed
Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labor and in that capacity,
attended International Labor Conferences.
HEADS DELEGATION
Later as Secretary of State he headed the Canadian delegation to the
UN meeting at London in February 1946 and to the UN's Economic
and Social Council meeting at Lake
Success in September of the same
year.
The Hon. Mr. Martin, sponsor of
the Canadian Citizen Bill, is in the
west on Departmental business. He
will be the first Federal Cabinet
Minister to speak at the University
of British Columbia.
Fall Assembly To Award
Five Honorary Degrees
Premier Hart Receives
Doctor Of Laws Degree
MAMOOKS   NEED
ARTS, AGGIE
SWEATERS
Mamooks have issued a plea for
30 Arts and 20 Aggie sweaters for
use during this Saturday's UBC-
Whitman American football game.
Sweaters should be brought to
the AMS office where a receipt
will be given for each. They may
be picked up after the game.
The new look
Five honorary degrees will be conferred by the University
of British Columbia at the fall congregation to be held in the
University Auditorium October 29.
Degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris &-
causa, will be conferred upon Premier |
John Hart.
Four distinguished scientists, two
from the United States, receive honorary degree of Doctor of Science,
honoris causa.
Recipients are: Lee Alvin DuBridge,
A.B., A.M., Ph. D., Sc. D., president
of the California Institute of Technology;
Ernest Orlando Lawrence, A.B., A.
M,, Ph.D., Sc.D, of the department of
Physics in the University of California at Berkeley, inventor of the cyclotron used in atomic studies;
STOP PRESS
30S candidates for degrees were
passed by the Senate of the University of British Columbia at its
meeting on October 23. Candidates will receive their degree;)
at the Autumn Congregation on
October 29.
-Ubyssey photo by Jackie Hartt
JOAN   VIVIAN
Fashions Shown
At Fall Parade
Preview of fall styles was featured
afcthe Fashion Show held Wednesday,
October 22 in Brock Hall.
Tapered waists, double breasted
jackets, and slashed skirts were notable features of both sports clothes
and more formally tailored suits.
Checks, gay plaids and new bright
colors highlighted fall fashions,
Hoods on coats, flared backs and
the new rounded look achieved
through Peter Pan collars and curved
shoulder lines were much in evidence.
Buttons tapering to the waist on
both suits and dresses accentuated
the tucked in look which has gained
popularity this year.
Maurice Sauve, NFCUS president,
was one of the more distinguished
gentlemen guests at the show. He
claimed that "UBC girls were tops,"
and enjoyed the display of lovely
coeds.
Chalmers Jack Mackenzie, C.M.G.,
M.C., M.C.E., D. Eng., D.Sc, F.R.S.,
Li.D., F,R.S.C, president of the National Research Council, Ottawa;
And Omond McKillop Solandt,
B.A., M.A., M.A., M.D., M.A. (Cambridge), Director of Defence Research,
Ottawa.
Following the Congregation, Premier Hart will officiate at the formal
opening of the new $800,000 Physics
building. The four scientists will
also take part in the ceremony.
A two-day symposium on Physics
follows the formal opening, and the
Canadian and American scientists are
to be heard during the discussions
held under its auspices,
The five honorary degree awards
were confirmed by the University
Senate late yesterday.
Bracken Speaks
At Open Meet
The Hon. John Bracken, national
leader of the Progressive-Conservative party, will address an open
meeting of students and faculty tomorrow, Saturday, at 12:30 p.m. ia
Arts 100.
Mr. Bracken, former head of Manitoba Agriculture College, will discuss
university problems with UBC faculty officials at an informal meeting
which is to precede the open meetiag.
TTie Progressive-Conservative
leader will be accompanied on Ms
visit to the campus by Howard Green,
M.P. for Vancouver South, and Lt
Col. Cecil Merritt, V.C, M.P., member
for Vancouver-Burrard.
David Fulton, former UBC Rhodes
Scholar and Progressive-Conservative member for Kamloops, will alw
be a member of the visiting party.
Following the meeting in Arts 100,
the visiting parliamentarians plan to
attend the UBC-Whitman game, where
Mr. Bracken, it is learned, will open
the gridiron tussle by kicking off the
first ball.
Applications Due
for Rhodes Award
Professor G. F. Curtis, Dean of the
Faculty of Law, announced Thursday that all applications for the
Rhodes' Scholarship must be handed
in to his office before November I,
1947.
The response has not been great,
and Dean Curtis urges all students
interested to apply at once.
*-
Jokers Run Wild During Initiation
Special Events Committee
Presents Spanish Rhythms
By PAT HENDERSON
All the glittering color of fiesta time will be portrayed by
the twinkling feet of Frederico Rey and Lolita Gomez when
they present "Rhythms of Spain" in the UBC Auditorium
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
The program is being presented by
-Ubyssey photo by Averil Blatchford
LIVINGSTONE
. . . nothing to say
Zany Antics Panic
Morning Lectures
Beginning with a mass gathering at the university gates
early yesterday morning, the
Jokers kept students roaring
with laughter until late in thu
afternoon with their initiation
regalia and riotous antics.
Helping the commissionaires direct
traffic to begin with, they soon turned to other diversions such as chasing
each other around the campus with
bows and arrows, and riding through
lecture-rooms in kiddie-cars and wagons.
During noon hour, a fashion show
was held in the Caf, where club
president: Dick Ellis busied himself
snipping off the skirt's to what he
considered a suitable length. The
last model had his skirt sheared off
well above the knees.
Two Jokers appearing in the auditorium soon after the 11:30 a.m. lecture began started students laughing
uproariously when they appeared
from behind the curtains and commenced shaving. When the professor
taking the lecture learned what the
distraction was, he joined in with
the students.
Livingstone Meets
Ellis With Gloves
AMS president Grant Livingstone and Joker president Dick
Ellis will square off in the gymnasium at 12:30 p.m. today "to
settle once-and-for-all" the ruling ousting the Jokers from
their clubrooms.
Tlie "colossal" battle will feature
a monster pepmeet and Joker homecoming complete with the visual
Joker antics. Frank Nightengale's
'band1, cheerleadeji-s, and UBC's
American football team are to lend
atmosphere to the gym rally.
All past, present and pledge Jokers
will be out in full force, including
the  Levey   brothers,   alumni   Jokers.
"Following Livingstone's massacre," state Joker officials, "there will
be a Council-Joker basketball game
to heap further humiliation on Council."
"Ellis in half a round," sj id his
second Bob Osborne, infamous for
his "fixed" bouts in other athletic
circles, Livingstone will lay down
just like that American football tearo
I keep betting on."
Livingstone had "nothing to say"
when phoned by a Daily Ubyssey reporter yesterday evening.
-Ubyssey photo by Averil Blatchford
ELLIS
. ■ . I'll murder da bum
arrangement of the Special Events
Committee and Hilker Attractions,,
and is offered to students at a special
reduced rate of 25c. The cafeteria
will remain open until 6:30 p.m. to
enable those interested to take advant^
age  of  the performance.
UNMATCHED
Scintillating with color, motion and
music, the vivid Spanish dances of
Frederico Rey and Lolita Gomez are
unmatched in the completely -ufli-
entic rhythms from all parts of Spain.
Frederico Rey, "dashingly virile-
featured artist has designed most of
the costumes, while others are authentically  Spanish.
The Chicago Tribune states "he u
abrupt, fiercely rhythmic, and possessed of the uncanny ability to make
watcher's blood boil. Technically, he
is nothing less than a virtuoso."
SENSUOUS
Lolita Gomez is equally famous
and has been featured in the European centres of Paris and Madrid.
She is especially outstanding for the
wonderful flavor of youth and sensuality which she introduces into her
performance.
Appearance of the duo on the campus is due to the work of the Special
Events committee of the Literary and
Scientific Executive. Reduced prices
are granted students under the pas*
feature  arrangement.
Tickets for "Rhythms of Spain*
may be obtained from the AMS
office, or at the foot of the Caf
stairs. PAGE 2
THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Friday, October 24, 1947
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF    ....    DONALD FERGUSON
MANAGING EDITOR   ....   LAURIE DYER
GENERAL STAFF: Copy Editor, Ron Haggart; News Editor,   Tore  Larssen;   Features   Editor,   George   Robertson,
Photography Director, Bob Cave; Sports Editor, Chick Turner.
CITY EDITOR THIS ISSUE: HAL PINCHIN
ASSOCIATE EDITORS: DON ROBERTSON, MICKEY FYNN
TO THE AID OF THE PARTY
It is gratifying to watch the machinery
of democracy at work ... a sort of reassurance that the voting public is not merely a
tool in the hands of its elected leaders.
Our reference is to the fact that at least
300 students had sufficient courage in their
conviction that the Fall Ball should be held
ia the Commodore, to sign petitions circulated
in the caf Wednesday and yesterday.
The petitions will be presented to the
student council in an effort to have the
campus legislators reverse their ruling which
vetoed the USC plan to hold the ball downtown . . . favoring the campus Armory.
Council evidently sees the ball as an
excellent means of garnering several thousand badly needed dollars for the AMS cof
fers. Their contention that the drill hall,
given soft lights, tables, professional caterers,
and several hundred pounds of powdered
borax, might be perfectly satisfactory.
On the other hand a good number of
the voting public evidentally don't see it
that way. They contend that transportation
problems, incongruity of strapless gowns and
the barn-like interior of the structure, and
borax stains on shoes and hem-lines, are
sufficient evidence to damn the drill hall-
Inasmuchas the student council is presumed to be responsible to the masses, the
outcome will be the wish of the majority
and so will depend on the length of the
opposing petitions.
LETTER LAW
We are afraid that it is time something
was done to regulate the flood of letters to
the editor that arrive at qur offices every
morning.
It is only with some reluctance that we
impose any restrictions on letter writing because we firmly believe that this service is
one of the most useful offered in a student
newspaper. We do not wish to give anyone
the impression that we don't want his letters;
we are happy to receive both favorable and
critical letters. It is one way we have of
gauging the preference of the majority—our
readers.
At the same time, unless some sort of
limitation, particularly on length, is instituted, we shall have less and less space for
news coverage—something we believe to be
more or less important in a newspaper.
Recently contributions have been held
over as long as two weeks before getting into
print because of the backlog we have accumulated. Because many letters lose their
significance  unless  printed   immediately  we
think that it would be good to attempt a
remedy-
The only possible solution is to restrict
the length of letters to, say 200 words. We
believe that with a little effort most complaints and/or congratulations can be dealt
with within this limit.
There are one or two other points which
might be cleared up at this time. We cannot
print letters received without the name of the
writer. This does not mean the name must
be published, but it does mean we require it
for our file.
Whenever possible we suggest that letters
be typed {double-space) and that they be
submitted in duplicate. Where this is done
it is not necessary for us to re-type the lettern
before sending it to the linotype so precluding
possible errors.
Finally, we promise lo print without
change all letters received complying with
the above suggestions. Where letters are
longer than 200 words we may have to
condense them-
OK, you all know the rules, shake hands
and come out fighting.
Behind The Headlines
By Jack Wasserman
My brother Pierre is what is usually
being called a stranger in these parts. He is
coming here from many hours and is here in
this fine country only a short distance. As
matter of fact my brother is arriving on the
day that present transportation difficulties
are by way of becoming difficult.
Pierre is being a gent who is firmly believing in the inevitability of modern methods
of transit and as such he also thinking that
feet are something that are existing only for
the purpose of giving Fats Waller something
to warble about.
This unhappy combination of circumstances is making for complications, more
fhan somewhat. The first thing that is happening is that my brother Pierre is doing some
looking into the situation and then making
with vocabulary, about big business, labor
problems and other related causes of his
discomfiture.
The comments which my brother is making are now presented for the readers' consideration more than slightly amended so as
to be reading in the best possible English.
PIERRE CONFUSED
Pierre is starting from the point of utter
confusion what with the conflicting charges
and etcetera that he is rinding in the newspapers. He is pointing with misunderstanding
at the union charge which is inferring that
all is not according to the rules of love and
affection as far as the company is being concerned. But then, as Pierre is hastening to
assert, love and affection might be fun but it
isn't buying the groceries.
There is by way of being a particle of
doubt in the mind of my brother as to the
value of the split-shift, which kind of hours
are annoying the working gents no end.
Words of considerable weight and profanity are also being said by Pierre on the
subject which is closest to his heart. If the
fare is taking a considerable upward motion
after the strike and the company is making
like a wage increase is being the cause of the
effect, this is being what lower class characters like himself are in the habit of describing
as the "old army game". Getting out on a
limb is being an old, Spanish custom in
Pierre's family so that is by way of the reason
he is not having the slightest cold feet about
making the statement he is just making.
SOME DOUBT
Elucidation being required more than
somewhat in this particular case Pierre is
going on to say that there is always the possibility that the company is thinking that
maybe this fact is being true, which Pierre
is thinking is doubtful.
Pierre is finding that the people of Vancouver are acting almost as godlike as is being
possible for people, in Vancouver. The opinion is being the result of the fact that many
souls (and people, too) are stopping and
giving out with the suggestion that my brother ride with them; this being in spite of the
fact that my brother is not blessed with a
face. He is even making the rash statement
that most former trolley travellers are possibly just that former.
The suggestion is being made with special
reference to university students since they
are spending too much for carfare which is
considerable.
Pierre is by way of going someplace far
from here at the moment that this is being
written. The departure is being accompanied
with the suggestiton that this is being particularly low to be quoting him when these
ideas might even be those of his brother but
then . . .
LETTERS
TO THE EDITOR
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Western   Washington
College of Education
Bellingham, Washington
Editor,
The Daily Ubyssey.
University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada.
Dear Sir:
We acknowledge Mr. Charles J.
Marshall's courteous criticism of the
serious oversight committed by Western Washington College's band in
failing to play the Canadian National
anthem in the opening ceremony
of the UBC - Washington football
game.
An apology, I realize, cannot sufficiently mitigate * the unpleasant reactions created, on our campus as
well as yours. Nevertheless, I sincerely want to extend to you genuine
regrets over this breach of courtesy.
I feel certain that 1 express the sentiments of apology of our band and
entire school.
Although we feel fully responsible
for what occured, and wish to make
no excuses, may I relate some factors
which created confusion. Their explanation here might allow things to
be arranged in a more organized
fashion in the future and hence avoid
embarassing incidents.
1. Our department would have been
more prepared if we had been notified of the musical organizations you
were bringing down, the persons in
charge of them, and the activities
they wished to conduct at the game.
We learned of your band's coming
via the local newspaper the Friday
night prior to the game.
2. At the game our band director
and cheer leaders tried to contact
your band leaders before the game
to find out how things could be coordinated successfully. We did talk
to one student representative who
appeared to be in charge of affairs,
and were led to believe that one of
your bands would take the field be-
before tho game and play your anthem
leaving our band to play ours.
3. When part of this arrangement
did not materialize, it was too late
to make adjustments in our own band
routine. Even after one additional
week's experience, I now feel our
band could meet such an emergency
..r.il carry on. As it's debut, performance i--, its' first week (if organization lmwee er, vee imf-jrf iuntely did
not have that experience at our command.
Aseeuin may I say ah'houch the above
fetors    eonstitute    no    excuse,    since
there  can  be no excuse. I  hope they
do   throw   a   little   lit'ln'   on   the   disorganization before the game and our
attempts to brin.™ some order out' of it,
Very truly yours,
Frank D'Andrea
BEWLEY  VS.   STUDENT
Dear Sir:
That Mr. Bewley condones the exodus of Canadian University graduates
to the U.S.A. does not' strike me as
being particularly funny or nonsensical and I fail to visualize the taxpayer
chuckling to himself over this migration. The taxpayer may not have
had the advantage of Mr. Bewley's
education in Economics, perhaps that
is why he cannot see the romantic side
of growing tomatoes to pay taxes to
provide endowments for our university.
The writer states that the university
and the sewage disposal plant both
•have as their patrons the taxpayer.
The taxpayer realizes a useful service from the sewage disposal plant—
the elimination of his garbage. But
does he consider that the disposal of
many of our grads across the line falls
in the same category? We sincerely
hope not.
Mr. Bewley compares the citizen
who drinks from the public water
works with the same university student drinking from the fountain of
knowledge, but all citizens enjoy the
use of the water and pay for it as they
consume it. A privilege minority,
the students, drink an expensive elixir,
part of the cost of which must be
borne by the taxpayer as a whole.
It is time that we st'udents realize
that we are being subsidized in acquiring our education, and we suggest
that when Mr. Bewley next discusses nonsense, he stick to nonsense, and
not include embrassing facts relating
to the lack of duty to Canada by some
of our graduates.
Student
Dear Mr.  Stuart Smith:
I read with interest your letter on
DVA grants but took exception to
the final paragraph.
Unless you consider yourself a self-
appointed champion of our cause you
might have deleted "—and I think
by far the larger majority of student
Campus Coll
by Jack McCaugherty
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not consulted. It is true that you
stated that you think so, but you
implied that you know.
S.A. Germaniuk
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THE DAILY UBYSSEY
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Production schedule released
by Leon Upson
Mussoc Plans Outlined
University of British Columbia
Musical Society will burst into song
late in November with three musical
productions, which promise first class
campus entertainment.
Better known as the "Mussocs",
the Musical Society is now screening
enlisted talent for the ten principal
roles in de Koven's operetta "Robin
Hood", scheduled for completion
sometime next month. On November
30th, one hundred and fifty picked
voices from the Glee Club will join
Mr. Jacques Singer and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in the performance of Mark Blitzstein's "Airborne Symphony." To complete the
November program, the Glee Club
will present its annual concert of
songs.
REPEAT  PERFORMANCE
"Robin Hood" is a repeat performance for the Musical Society. According to Mr. Haydn Williams, director of the Musical Society since
1924, it went over big when first performed in 1937. The operetta calls
for a chorus of thirty; ten principals,
thirty minor parts, a twenty-four
piece orchestra, some thirty-one
makeup and costumes artists and
stage crew.
Mr. Williams is also training the
"Airborne Chorus" for the concert
on Novemebr 30th. This production is
being sponsored by all the musical
clubs on th© campus. Mark Blitzstein,
in writing the "Airborne Symphony"
dedicated his work to the U.S. Eighth
Army Airforce. One hundred and
fifty voices, including 75 baritones
and bases, 50 tenors, and 25 contraltos, make up the chorus, which will
join a narrator and the Vancouver
Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Jacques Singer in the
performance of this work.
MORE DIFFICULT
The Glee Club, in its concert this
year, will attempt a more difficult
program than the comparatively simple selections they used last year.
"The emphasis will be on light classical and classical songs, said Mr.
Williams.
Last year, the "Mussocs" packed
their bags, picked up their instruments and crossed the border in an
exchange program, which brought
Gilbert St Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore" to the University of Washington and a. U of W band concert !o
UBC. According to "Robin Hood"
production manager, Doug Wetmore,
the "Mussocs" will bo on the road
again  I his year.
Dou;>; had hard words for the Players Club upstairs. 'They are the ones
who create all the noise and disturb
lectures in tlie Auditorium," he said.
The "friendly" rivalry between the
two groups has not prevented fraternization at the stage crew level. There
is now a joint committee for nonviolent co-operation in handling productions.
FRUSTRATION
One look into Room 207 in the
Auditorium is enough to make a good
case for a merger between the "Mussocs" and the Jokers Club, "we are
all frustrated in here," was the only
explanation offered by a "Mussoc"
in explaining the pink footprints,
elephants, ice-cream cones, cokes,
bugs bunny and a grinning monkey
under the heading "her scienceman
lover," painted on the walls and
ceiling. Another "Mussoc" insisted
that "we hold intelligent conversations here, in commenting on how she
liked membership in the Musical Society, could only repeat "I love it—I
love it." Said Secretary David Patterson, "right now, she is stunned by
it all. Wait until she gets to know
us better."
UBC FILM SOCIETY
SCREENS HARRISON
The University Film Society will
present the British film comedy, "Notorious Gentleman", starring Rex
Harrison, on Tuesday evening, October 28 at 7:30 in the auditorium.
The film portrays Harrison as an
"amiable sort of cad" whose inability to take anything seriously causes
no end of trouble to himself, his
employers, his family, and his friends.
New Schedule For
AMS Cords
AMS cards wax be distributed in
tlie AMS office daily from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. until October 29, announced
Miss Bev Sheppard, office head,
yesterday.
After October 29 cards will be available daily between the hours of 12:30
and 1:30 p.m.
The cards are given on presentation of the Library identification
card and are honored at downtown
theatres, as well as AeMS functions,
Attendance is high for both the
Glee Club and "Airborne Chorus" rehearsals. Commenting on the ability
of  new  members   to  produce  vocal
noises, Mr. Williams emphasized that
it was not hard to get them started.
"It is how to get them to stop that
presents the major difficulty," he
concluded.
SEARCH PRESSED FOR
MISSING PUB CAMERA
Provincial and city police have been pressing a search
throughout the campus for a valuable camera missing from
the Publications dark room since October 9-
The camera, a Zeiss Ikon with a King Sol flash gun
attachment, is valued at $125. Lens is manufactured by
Tessar.
Editorial Board announces this is the first case of its
kind in the history of UBC Publications.
"Cases of theft on the campus are becoming far too
frequent," said Don Ferguson, Editor-in-Chief of the
Ubyssey. "It's time something was done about this condition."
The person who removed the camera inadvertently or
otherwise, is urged to have it returned to the Publications
Board office or dark room.
MEMBERS OF UBC'S Musical Society,
Donna MacKenzie, Jim Smith, Sam Merrifield,
and Dave Patterson indulge in their favorite
game at lunch-hour. Mussoc officials released
an extensive program for the coming season
to a Daily Ubyssey reporter this week-
\pmwL
fashion favorite
of the week ...
By Maxine
Tomorrow's "Missionaries" game sees college
activities reach their full-swing and with this gray
and white plaid coat (45.00) or its swing-back
equivalent  (39.50)  from Spencer's Sportswear
you're well equipped for any function. Peggy
Aveling's versatility includes Alpha Phi sorority,
Psychology and English majors, and volunteer
YWCA work
DAVID SPENCER
LIMITED THUNDERBIRDS WILL WHIP WHITMAN!
'Birdmen Tackle Whitman
In Saturday Grid Fracas
Thunderbird football stock soared considerably yesterday
upon an announcement by Johnny Owen, 'Bird trainer, to the
effect that Joe Fairleigh and Don Nesbit will likely be the only
players missing from the Saturday lineup.
 —<i>   "Some of the fellows are still suf-
PLUNGING    FULLBACK-One   of
the stalwarts who will see action in
the backfield tomorrow is Arvel
Buckles, steady fullback of the Whitman squad. Arvel is a native of
Yakima, Washington and is a Junior
at Whitman. The 23-year old lad is
an ex-paratrooper who won his letter
in 1942.   He weighed in at 205 pounds.
KICK OFF
UBC will have another distingush-
ed guest on the campus tomorrow.
The Honourable John Bracken, Dominion leader of official opposition
will be at the Stadium for the kick
off at 2:00 p.m. ..The contest will
bring together the visiting Whitman
Missionaries and the Thunderbirds of
UBC. Tickets are on sale in tbe
office of the Graduate Manager of
Athletics in the gym and will be on
sale at the Stadium before game-time
tomorrow.
PAGE 4
THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Friday, October 24, 1947
CHICK TURNER, Sports Editor
STARTING LINEUPS
THUNDERBIRDS
MISSIONARIES
,JZUM»4M
Name
No
Pos.
No.
Name
John Gray
24
LE
86
Alan Berry
Herb Capozzi
33
LT
98
Mike Fahey
Gordy Hogarth
18
LG
60
Don Golden
Bill Pearson
17
C
66
Stan Lochrie
Art Miller
IS
RG
61
Bob O'Neill
Al Lamb
25
RT
89
John Packo
Don Chisholm
58
RE
82
John Stephens
Bobby Brewer
13
Q
84
John Richardson
Harry Mark
21
LH
33
John Baxter
Doug Reid
38
RH
38
John Hagen
Bob Murphy
31
F
88
Arvel Buckles
Coach: Greg Kabat
Coach: Dave Strong
Grass Hockey Elevens Battle
Vancouver, East India Squads
Saturday will see both divisions of turf-men out for battle.
In the first division, Varsity A swings into action against the
veteran Vancouver squad at Connaught Park while UBC
tackles the scrappy East-India crew at Brockton Point.
fering minor injuries, but I think nil
except Don and Joe will strip for
the Whitman game," Owen said.
From Shaughnessy Hospital comes
word that Joe Fairleigh, injured in
last week's Willamette contest, is
progressing favorably. According to
hospital authorities there is no sign
of any broken bones and it is felt
that Joe will be back on the campus
sometime next week.
WHITMAN CROCKED TOO
But whether or not Fairleigh will
play any more football this year is
another question. Meanwhile, Bobby
Brewer has moved in Joe's quarter
back slot and Harry Mark has replaced Brewer at left half.
Dmitri Goloubef and Bill Sainas,
first-string ends, are still nursing
bruises and although they are expected to see action tomorrow they will
not be in the starting lineup. John
Gray and newcomer Don Chisolm are
slated to replace them.
LOTS OF BEEF
The Missionaries are also blessed
with-numeroua injuries, however, and
coach Strong has had to move several
linemen into backfield positions.
Another thing both squads have in
common is the fact that neither the
Thunderbirds nor the Missionaries
have won a game this year. And last
year the only victory on the Whitman
calendar was a lucky 21-13 win over
UBC.
But although Strong will not bring
a winning club to UBC tomorrow he
will certainly bring a heavy one.
slated for 2 p.m.
Average   player   on    the    Whitman
starting lineup weighs 193 pounds.
TICKETS GOING FAST
Lightest man on the squad is John
Baxter, starting tomorrow at left
helf. On the other end of the scale
is Mike Fahey, 230-pound tackle.
Four other Whitman ^starters tip the
scales at better than 200.
Eight of Whitman's 13 lettermen
will be on tomorrow's starting team,
leaving just five erperienced men and
even 40 sophs and frosh as reserves.
Luke Moyls advises students to obtain their tickets because "ducats
are going fast and the Stadium seats
just 4000." Student tickets are fifty
cerits and the opening kickoff is
slated for 2 p.m.
BOY HAINES
TRACKMEN PLAN
TWO MILE GRIND
FOR HOMECOMING
The half time show at next week's
Homecoming football contest is going
to be something new for UBC sports
fans. Luke Moyls, Graduate Manager
of Athletics has announced that the
Track Club is to the sponsor of an
invitational   two-mile  track  race.
The entertainment planned by the
Men's Athletic Directorate and the
Track club will bring together most
of the best distance runners from the
Northwest.
It is hoped that some attempt will
bc made to set a new university
record for the two mile grind. Invitations are to bc sent out immediately.
<$■ Second division play will feature
the Varsity B and University Faculty
teams—the former playing Y.M.C.A. at
Varsity and the latter, North Shore
at Connaught Park.
All four teams in the first division
are powerful this year so low scores
and fast, fighting games are expected.
Coaches of the university teams expect
great things this year as hany players
from last year are playing again.
The newly-formed second division
is also ready and eager for action.
Evenly matched teams such as these
promise  great  games  in  the future.
All games are at 2:15.
FEMME TENNIS
Participants who have been notified place play as soon as possible.
Those not yet notified contact Doreen
Campbell in gym any noon.
INTRAMURAL SCHEDULE
VOLLEYBALL
Monday, October 27:
12:30—Zeta Psi vs. Sigma Phi Delta
—Beta Chi vs. Teacher Training
—Legion vs. Delta Upsilon B
4:30—Acadia Camp vs. Kats
—Phi Delta Theta C vs. Union College
—Anglican College vs. Newman Club
Tuesday, October 28:
12:30—Kappa Sigma B vs. Phys. Ed. D
—Trail Smoke Eaters vs. Beta Theta Pi B
—Phys. Ed. C vs. Delta Upsilon C
Wednesday, October 29:
12:30—Jondos vs. Mad Hatters
-Chi Sigma Chi vs. Phys. Ed. A
—Forest Club vs. Newman Club
Thursday, October 30:
12:30—Mu Chi vs. Delta Upsilon B
—Alpha Delta Phi vs. Delta Upsilon A
—Phi Gamma Delta vs. Beta Theta Pi A
Friday, October 31:
12:30—Phys. Ed. B vs. Norvans
—Brikits vs. Phi Delta Theta D
—Phys. Ed. A vs. Zeta Beta Tau
Twin Fitba* Bill
Slated Saturday
Both of the Blue and Gold round-
ball squads will see action this weekend, providing of course, that the
weatherman is in a co-operative mood.
On the Upper Field of the campus,
the Varsity team will meet Collingwood in a contest that gets under
way at 2:30. So far this season, the
Varsity eleven has one win, one tie,
and one loss to their credit.
At Prince Edward Park, UBC will
meet the Postal Service team in a
bid for their first win of the season.
To date the UBC lads have played
three tilts without* a victory. The
park is situated at 23rd and Prince
Edward  (between Main and Fraser).
Contests slated for last weekend
were all rained out.
Both games will be played on
Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
JUNIORS TILT AT
DOUGLAS PARK
Douglas Park will be the scene of
another double feature as two university second division rugger squads
play. A Rowing Club junior team
will meet Sophs at the south east
Douglas field. Red shirted Engineers
kick off against Ex-Britannia in the
other half of the bill.
NOTICE
THE UBC BADMINTON CLUB will
not function on Mondays. The Thursday Night Club still plays on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. There is still room
for 16 members.
TENNIS CLUB
Members of the tennis club are advised that play will commence on the
Field House court starting tomorrow
at 12:30.
. . . Coaches Rugger Tomorrow
Double Header
Goes At Oval
Action will be the keynote at
tomorrow afternoon's rugby
games at Brockton Oval. The
Stanley Park enclosure will be
the scene o fa giant double
header English rugger battle
which will see two campus fifteens in crucial tilts with city
squads. The exponents of the
fifteen man game intend to
play rain or shine, come street
car strike or fog, at 2 P.M.
Varsity, undefeated in three starts,
meets the revamped and similarly undefeated Vancouver Rowing Club in
the main event of the afternoon.
Fresh from last weeks campus win,
over Varsity's brother squad UBC,
the rowers are currently favored as
the strongest downtown team of the
season. The Varsity crew packed with
returned lettermen, such as Russ
Latham, Johnny Wheeler and Harv.
Allen, is favored by campus moguls
to win the game.
Opening game of the twin bill will
feature the still winless UBC, and
the hapless North Shore All-Blacks,
who having played three games have
lost the same number.
Blue and Gold supporters are looking forward to the hardest foglit
battle of the season when the students meet the Oarsmen at 3:30.
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