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VOL. XXIX
VANCOUVER, B.C, THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 1947.
Speaker Call$|MLA Plans To Back
Palestine
'Peace Gauge*
Palestine is the barometer of international peace in the opinion of Dr.
Israel M. Goldman, who spoke to
students yesterday noon.
Dr. Goldman, president of the Rabbinical Assembly of America and
noted authority on adult Jewish education, was sponsored jointly by
the International Relations Club and
the HiUel Foundation.
«The incidents taking place in Palestine today are in themseves in**
Dr. Goldman said, "but they represent the troubles of people all over
the world. Either they be setUed
peaceably or the ideals for which
men fought and died are useless.
"Terrorism taking place in Palestine has been condemned by Jews
everywhere," he went on, "but we
must look behind them for the
causes."
Dr. Goldman compared the lot of
^rican colonists in the 1W- when
the Jews in Palestine to tiiat of the
they were fighting for their home*
The labour government of England has not fulfilled the expectations
of oppressed peoples who were looking to it for aid, he claimed.
Varsity Med School
At the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly, a member
of the House is to make a speech from the floor urging quick
establishment of a medical school at The University of British
Columbia, according to word received by the Pre-medical
Undergraduate Society, yesterday.
The House is to convene T,Al->rnarv<|'    ■■ 	
AMS Settles
McGoun Charge
Charges by University oi Saskatchewan student officials that two of
the judges for the McGoun Cup de-
date at The University of British Columbia were "notoriously prejudiced
in favor of the affirmative" have
been answered by AMS President Ted
Kirkpatrick.
Kivkpatrick announced that the complaints came as a result of a "misunderstanding", and that a reply con-
, taming an apology has been sent to
Saskatchewan.
The resolution in question was: "Resolved that Allied trocps be withdrawn
immediately from Greece and China."
Judges were Mrs. Sally Creighton,
lecturer in the English Department
and wife of Professor J. D. Creighton;
Arnold Webster, Parks Board member;
John Gibbard, teacher at Magee High
School and president of the Vancouver
bransh of the United Nations Society.
11.
In order to get individual participation in the campaign, a Canadian-
bed "write-your-Congressman" drive
is to be launched, whereby UBC
students will be asked to write their
local representatives at Victoria that
they are in favour of establishment
of the school.
LEGION  ACTS
Following the lead of the UBC
Legion Branch, "action from Legion
branches all over the province is
anticipated," said Pat Fowler, PUS
vice-president.
UBC branch 72 this week announced itself in favor of establishment of
the school by 1948.
MAXIMUM PRESSURE
Their action was precipitated when
the provincial government turned
thumbs down on the case of the
medical school, presented to them last
week by the UBC Board of Governors. ,
Legion officials have promised to
bring maximum public pressure to
bear on local house members and
on the Cabinet."
Individual students are being asked
to support the drive by writing local
members of the House.
JR-SR PROM
Junior-Senior Prom, upperclass-
men's social event of the year will
bo held at the Commodore, Monday, February 10. ..Tickets are
available today In the AMS office,
the Legion office and foot of the
Caf stairs. Sales will be restricted to juniors and seniors until
next Wednesday, when general
sales will be permitted. Pre-dance
pep meet is to be held Friday noon
In the auditorium. Tickets for
the prom will be two dollars a
couple to third and fourth year
arts students. Three dollars a
couple to others. Dress Informal.
Dance entertainment and patrons
to be announcedJater.
Fleming Faces Harwood
In Treasural Campaign
Livingstone
Answers
U of T Claim
Labor Discussion
Broadcast Friday
Next in the weekly series of round-
table discussions broadcast every Friday over CKMO will be held tomorrow at 8:30 p.m.
Topic of the discussion it "Should
labor be given a share in the management? Dr. Stewart Jamieson, of the
Economics Department, who gives a
course in Labor on the campus, will
act as moderator.
Participants will be Lloyd Rogers,
John Dunfleld, Muriel Vander Valk
and Valerie Austin-Lee. Next week's
discussion topic is I'Will extension of
government responsibilities give the
individual Canadian more freedom?"
C8C Series Quizzes
Faculty Job Slant
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation,
Vancouver, has announced a second
series under the title of "University
Report" which is being heard Monday nights at 7:45 p.m. over the Pacific stations of the Trans-Canada network.
Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie, led off
the second series, and the schedule
of future broadcasts has be:n announced by CBC producer Doug
Nixon,
Tho programs will take the form
of informal interviews with Arthur
"!agcr quizzing various faculty members on aspects of their work of interest to B. C. citizens.
In order of appearance the professors interviewed will be; Prof. F. L.
Lasserre, Prof. W, Gage, Prof. A. J.
Wood, D. G. Stanley, Dean D. Buchanan, Dr. E. \V. Du Vail, Dr. J. R.
Daniels, Dr. J. E. Morsh, Dr. W. L.
MacDonald, Dr. H. V. Warren, Major
J. F. MacLean, and Dr. M. A. Cam-
Frats To Open
Spring Rush
Candidates for spring fraternity
rushing may now sign up at the AMS
office with a member of the Inter-
Fraternity Council executive, said
Doug Yates IFC president.
Applicants should register personally with either Doug Yates or Henry
Sweatman, fill out the registration
form and pay 50 cents registration
fee.
Each of the campus fraternities will
be allowed to pledge five new members before March 1.
Unlike the fall rushing, the spring
rushing will be "open" in the sense
that the rushee does not attend the
regular rushing parties and does not
sign up for any specific fraternity but
can be rushed by any or all frats.
Candidates can not be pledged until at least a week after they have
registered with the IFC.
Paralytic Wants
Ride To Work
—Courtesy The Native Voice.
GUY WILLIAMS
Williams Campaigns
For Indian Rights
"Conditions Existing Among British
Columbia Indians" is the subject of
the talk by Mr. Guy Williams, business
agent of the Native Brotherhood, who
will speak under the auspices of the
Social Problems Club at 12:30 tomorrow in Arts 100.
Mr. Elmore Philpott, noted columnist, will introduce the speaker.
Mr. Williams is a leading figure in
the movement for recognition of Indian rights and is an outstanding
authority on the native Indians of
British Columbia and their present
campaign for citizenship rights.
In a letter to The Ubyssey Gordon
McLean, third year law student at
the University of Toronto, assailed
statements made by Grant Livingstone, president of the University
Branch 72 of the Canadian Legion, at
the December parley of the National
Conference of Student Veterans.
The statements which Livingstone
made concern the disputed accrediting
of McLean as the recognized representative of Canadian veterans at the
World Student Congress in Prague
last summer.
Livingstone replied to the charges
in a letter to The Ubyssey wherein
he explained fully the cause of his
attack.
Both letters appear in full on page
three of this issue of The Ubyssey.
A last minute entry as candidate for treasurer of the Alma
Mater Society late yesterday afternoon prevented Bob Harwood
being elected by acclamation. The new candidate is John
Fleming, commerce student.
Period of nomination for the two senior offices elosed at
5 p.m. yesterday with three men contesting the presidency—
Grant Livingstone, Bill McKay and Cliff Greer.   Harwood and
Fleming are the only treasurer candidates.
LIVINGSTONE
Grant Livingstone, president of
Canadian Legion Branch 72, has had
varied experience in university affairs since entering UBC in 1940. He
was a membe rof the Parliamentary
Articles Accepted
For Thunderbird
Student authors will have a better
opportunity than ever before to have
their work published in the coming
issue of The UBC Thunderbird. According to present plans, it will be
the biggest in the campus magazine's
two-year life—probably 36 pages.
Editor Alan Dawe said Wednesday
that contributions of prose, poetry and
cartoons will be accepted until February 17. The extra-large spring edition,
.scheduled for March 17, will be the
last this term.
Dawe said the student quarterly
seeks variety in its contents. Prose
wanted includes short stories, light or
serious essays, and articles written
with student  interest  in mind.
eron.
Demccracy Survival
Institute' Subject
"Will Democracy Survive?" is the
subject of a Panel Discussion at the
feature presentation of the spring
session of the Vancouver Institute. It
will take place in Arts 100 at 8 p.m.
Saturday.
Chairman is Mr. Kenneth P. Caple.
program director CBR. Others taking
part will be Mrs. Anna E. Sprott,
Sprott-Shaw Schools, Mr. Elmore
Philpott,,columnist and commentator,
and Mr. R. J. Templeton, writer, B.C.
Federation of Trade and Industry.
The discussion is free to students
tnd the general public
A young girl, paralized from the
waist down, will pay any university
student who can offer her transportation daily from the Hastings Park
area to 8th Avenue and Granville.
At present the paraplegic must take
a taxi from her home, on Georgia
East near Cassiar, to her work. Even
at a reduced rate, the fare is a heavy
load on her salary.
Her working hours 'are from 7:45
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
For further particulars, students
may phone Miss Martin at PA 8253.
News From Trie Faculty
Research
The National Research Council has
made an Assisted Research Council
grant of $2530 to Dr. Otto Bluh, from
Czechoslovakia, recently appointed
lecturer in the Department of Physics at University of British Columbia,
to provide funds for synthetic rubber
research.
New Text
W. A. Clemens, professor of zoology at University of British Columbia and G. V. Wilby, UBC graduate
ichthyologist recently published a
book entitled "Fishes of the Pacific
Coast of Canada."
"It will undoubtedly become a standard text in its field," Dr. N. A. M.
MacKenzie
book.
said after examining the
Wild Life
Dr. Ian McT. Cowan, professor in
the Department of Zoology has been
granted a leave of absence to attend
meetings of the American Wild Life
Society at San Antonio, Texas from
February 2 to 4.
He is a member of the council representing Canada  and Alaska.
Architecture
Professor Frederic Lasserre, head of
the Department of Architecture, has
been -appointed by order-in-council
to the Council of the Architectural
Institute of British Columbia. He will
succeed Professor Frank E. Buck.
Applications Open
For Leonard Awards
Dr. H. R. Trumpour announced today that applications and renewals of
Leonard Foundation scholarships will
be accepted by him at the Anglican
Theological College.
Dr. Trumpour urged that interested
students contaict him early as completed applications must be in his
hands by the middle of March.
Those eligible are sons and daughters of teachers, officers and men,
active or retired from the armed
forces, clergymen and members of Engineering, Mining and Metallurgical
Institutes of Canada, and Graduates of
the Royal Military College. Students
must be "British subjects of the white
race and of the Christian religion in
its Protestant form".
There are no examinations required
for the awards but a student is expected to be in good second class
standing  in  his  college work.
Last year 288 students across Canada
received amounts totalling $60,000.
Normally, individual awards are valued at from $200 to $250.
The Foundation be?*an when the late
Col. R, N. Leonard, St. Catherines Out.,
left an annual legacy of $60,000 in his
estate to help students in tho various
provincial universities.
Fort Camp Gives
Phrateres Dance
Two hundred couples are "expected
at a dance tonight in Brock Hall
lounge when Fort Camp personnel
v/ill play host to Phrateres.
There will be prizes, spot dances
and contests tonight from nine to 12
when residents of Fort Camp will
return the favor of a dance the Phrateres staged for them recenly in a
Vancouver hall.
Tickets for the dance are free te
Phrateres members; Fort Camp members will pay 35 cents each.
Vandals Destroy
Campaign Posters
A complaint was issued by Bill
Muir, campaign manager for Bill
MacKay's presidential campaign, that
his candidate's posters were being
mutilated.
One poster in the Science building
was torn down and removed from its
place, and the other posters were
badly mutilated.
"This action indicates political
methods that people of higher education should avoid," commented
Muir.
Action will be taken by the Discipline Committee if the offenders are
apprehended.
Frosh Initiation
Queried By WUS
Letters are going to all universities
across Canada this week from the
Womens Undergraduate Society to inquire about local initiation customs
for freshettes.
Nora Clarke, vice-president of WUS,
explained that they are on the lookout for new ideas for initiating women
students and for helping them to become orientated to university life.
They also want to find out if other
universities have parties exclusively
for women, and if they are continuing
the wartime practise of knitting and
sewing for the Red Cross.
"We want to make a comparison of
systems"  Miss Clarke stated.
COAT RACKS
There is no prospect of Improvement in the coat rack situation In
Brock Hall.
"All available space for coat
racks is being used" stated Don
McRae, AMS treasurer, Tuesday,
He also said that it would be impossible to provide a checking service due to the Irregular flow of
students through the building
Location Of Polls
Changes This Year
According to the Elections Committee, location of voting polls has
been changed this year.
Law and Commerce students will
vote in Brock Hall. Students in Agriculture wil vote In the Ap. Sc. hall.
All other nominations for President
or Treasurer other than those already
published, have been rceived by the
Election Committee. Campaigning for
these offices strated today.
Forum in 1940 and 1941. The following year he enlisted in the army. On
his return he participated in Parliamentary Forum debates and we elected 2nd vice-president of the Legion.
He was Legion representative to the
War Memorial Gym Fund in the early
part of 1946, and in March of that
year was elected Legion president.
In the past term he has gone to
Ottawa to represent the Legion at the
Parliamentary Committee for Federal
Affairs, and was a delegate to the
National Conference of Student Veterans. He represented UBC at the
UFCUS Conference this Christmas.
McKAY
Bill McKay, chairman of the USC,
was, in his second year, a member
of the International Relations Club.
McKay worked for a time in charge
of canvassers for the Gym Fund, and
this past term has served as Chairman
of the Fall Ball Committee. In the
fall he was appointed Chairman of
the USC.
His work on that organization and on
the Eligibility Committee has culminated in much of the major work done
by the Discipline Committee.
GREEK
Cliff Greer, third candidate for
president of AMS, is an airforce veteran and has spent some time as a
prisoner of war in Germany. At
present he is treasurer of the Parliamentary Forum and president of the
University Socialist Forum. He has
also arganized the radio round-table
forum, a weekly program of discussion
on current topics. He was a CCF candidate in the 1945 provincial elections
HARWOOD
Bob Harwood, treasurer candidate
has taken part in many university
activities which he feels will aid him
in carrying out the position of treasurer.
In his first year, he was treasurer
of the Parliamentary Forum, and became vice-president and president of
that organization in his second year.
As junior member of the Council this
year, he has worked in cooperation
with Don McRae on many points in
regard to finance. His general aim
is to protect student fees, particularly
those allocated to the pass feature.
FLEMING
John Fleming, commerce student,
ran for the position of terasurer last
year. During the War Memorial Gym
campaign he was leader of one of
the campaign units.
Press Release
Deadline Set
Campaign managers for candidates
to the office of President of the Alma
Mater Society must hand in their
press statements to The Ubyssey office by 1:30 today.
Candidates for the positions of
President and Treasurer must hand
in their statements by 1:30 Saturday,
accompanied by a Totem picture or
suitable glossy print of the candidate.
Statements should be typed and
double-spaced. It is requested that
the author of the statement waK until his copy has been checked lor
length at the Publications Board office before he hands it in.
The voting for President and Treas-
surer of the AMS will be held In the
foyer of the auditorium, in the Aggie
Building, in the Applied Science
Building, and in Brock Hall next
Wednesday.
Polling clerks and scrutineers will
meet in the Council Room, Brock
Hall, tomorrow noon.
Colleges Debate
At PNCC Table
Discussion of political and soeial
world problems directly affecting university students will take place this
spring at the annual Pacific Northwest Collegiate Conference at Reid
College, Oregon, President Ted Kirkpatrick announced Tuesday.
Universities and Colleges in the Pacific northwest from Mexico to Alaska,
and from Hawaii to Utah, will take
part in the conference.
A list of six topics to be discussed
has been received by president Ted
Kirkpatrick, and each university will
send several delegates to the conference to cover the various topics.
The six topics are: Student Aims and
Future College Congresses; World Economic Problems; Social Problems and
Human Rights; Dependent Peoples;
International Political anl Legal Problems; and Disarmament and Atomic
Energy.
WUS Sponsors Free
Tea Dance Friday
A free tea dance will be sponsored
by the Women's Undergraduate Society in Brock Hall tomorow from
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Music will be provided by Bob
Harlow and his group. The committee
in charge of arrangements include
Mary Clark, Anita Henderosn, Rosemary Byrn, and Joan Feast.
"This dance is a further move on
the part of WUS to sponsor some
entertainment on the campus."
Mussoc Presents
Pinafore At U of W
Two chartered buses will take 74
members of HMS Pinafore cast from
The University of British Columbia
to the University of Washington,
Seattle, where they will give a free
show in Meany Hall on the U of W
campus, February 28.
In March the American university
will reciprocate by sending its tchoir—
similar to UBC's Glee Club—to present a free show on tihe Canadian
campus.
The idea of exchanging talent between the two universities was conceived by Mussoc president Walter
Wasylkow who spent his Christmas
holidays in Seattle.
"The idea came out of a talk with
Gummje Johnson," Wasylkow confided
W,
Forumites Call
Protest Meeting
A protest meeting in connection
with recent treatment of Jehova Witnesses in Quebec will be held today
at 12:30 in Arts 100.
The meeting will be sponsored by
the Parliamentary Foi'um. Other
clubs participating include the Student Christian Movement, Varsity
Christian Felowshlp, Social Problems
Club, International Relations Club,
Civil Liberities Union and the Socialist Forum.
Speakers are: J, McGuire, Socialist Forum; Gordon Martin, SPC; H.
Allen, Civil Liberties Union.
The Honorable Christian Oftedal,
distinguished Norwegian statesman,
author, publisher and "outstanding
Christian" visited the campus Tuesday
noon and lunched with President N.
A. M. MacKenzie and several members
of the UBC staff and senate.
When asked how the Norwegian
University had fared during the war
he said that the majority of students
had been captured by the Germans
and plaiced in concentration camps,
The few who escaped were forced to
go underground until the end of the
was.
NEW VARSITY
He explained that the problem of
post war university education had
been met by the building of a nev/
university at Bergen on the western
coast to supplement the one already
established at Oslo.   The new univer
sity. Norway's second, was officially
opened on April 9, 1946, the anniversary of the historic date of the German invasion of Norway.
Mr. Oftedal, who is a member of
the Standing Committee for Higher
Education in Norway, said that their
next project is the establishment of
an Anglo-American college in Norway.
It will be housed in historic buildings
■erected in 1786 at the small village of
Kongsberg which is in the center
of   the   skiing   activity   in   Norway.
"Many world 'champions are trained in
this region," he said.
He smilingly acknowledged, "The
site is much the same as that of your
university—very beautiful."
TEAM WORK
In explaining the purpose of an
Anglo-American college, Mr. Oftedal
pointed   out   that   their   educational
system had always been based on
the continental system and had been
influenced by the Germans and the
Danes to the south. Now they want
more of the spirit of team work instead of individual competition, "We
should get something of your natural
way of looking at things," he said.
As for his opinion of Canadian universities, Mr. Oftedal said that UBC
was the first one he had visited and
that from it be. had received the best
possible impression of Canadian universities. He perferred our "wide
open spaces" to tho Norwegian universities which are crowded into tihe
center of largo cities.
The Honorable Mr. Oftedal is here
under the sponsorship of the International Council for Christian Leadership which has a branch at. UBC.
This branch meets every Friday night
at the Y.W.C.A. ThWyuetf
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GENERAL STAFF: News Editor - Nancy Macdonald;   CUP Editor"- Bob Mungall;   Sports Editor - Laurie Dyer;
Features Editor, Norm Klenman; and Photography Director - Tommy Hatcher.
STAFF THIS ISSUE: Senior Editor - Don Stainsby; Associate Editors - Joan Grimmett and Warren Darner
THIS IS TOO MUCH
It is distasteful for The Ubyssey to have to
deal editorially with any individual Student
Council member, especially when that member happens to be a candidate for president
of the Alma Mater Society. But the person
in question, Bill McKay, chairman of the
Undergraduate Societies Committee, and of
the Discipline Committee, has forced the paper's
hand.
Since his appointment to lead USC, McKay
has been accustomed to lay charges and
threats against the editors. It has now reached
the point where The Ubyssey is beginning to
fed like the object of a smear campaign to
gain votes.
It is very easy to arouse antipathy against
the student newspaper, the one student service
which probably comes into closest contact with
Hie average undergraduate. It is especially
easy to do that when the editors themselves
are far from satisfied with existing conditions.
They strive constantly to improve the paper's
service to its readers, but are faced with an
overwhelming registration and & shortage of
adequate printing equipment, equipment which
is far herded to get than new autos or new
houses.
The Ubyssey makes mistakes, an understandable thing in view of the mass of material
handled and the fact that some of the editors
unfortunately have to take five courses while
Hiey may spend up to forty or fifty hourse per
week working, without pay, on their Publications Board jobs. At that, it makes no more
mistakes than do downtown dailies.
On the whole, the paper has enjoyed amicable relations with practically all active student groups, many of which have thanked the
editors for coverage of their activities. Student
officials who have worked in harmony with
the paper have been pleased with the results.
Not so McKay.   Here is his record.
Shortly after assuming office last November
he permitted a USC "investigation" of the
Totem picture situation, with some charges of
a slanderous nature being made. The facts
were at the disposal of McKay. But he chose
instead to hail the editor-in-chief before USC,
where once the situation was explained and
the facts presented it was clearly seen that
no "investigation" was needed.
At that time also, McKay demanded another
"investigation" of Ubyssey coverage. Once
again the background was filled in, with the
result that student faculty leaders who have
bothered to help the paper to help them have
been pleased.
But not so McKay. Everybody else but him
was still out of step.
When the paper printed the statement of a
candidate for treasurer who was supporting a
certain presidential candidate, an opponent of
McKay's, Bill McKay, in his then official
capacity as a member of the Elections Committee, caused to be written to the editor a
letter demanding that no further such statements be printed. It was explained to him
that: 1. if one candidate backs another, the
students should know about; 2. the candidate
might just as well have made the statement in
a public meeting, which obviously could be
easily reported.
Now, as the last straw, comes the letter which
appears elsewhere on this page. This paper refuses to print anything which it knows to be
untruthful, so corrections of statements in the
letter are printed in reply. Some of those
corrections were admitted as justified by
McKay; but he still demanded that the letter
be published.
The self-defense rests. '
The ^X^assail Bowl     By norm klenman
OF   SUSPENSION
The suspension of Tommy Littleford and
Tommy Rippon, two UBC students who have
played for outside teams without permission
from the Men's Athletic Directorate, by the
Discipline Committee last Thursday night fo-
cusses the attention of the student body once
more on fixe controversial Article XXIV of the
AMS code. Under this article, the Discipline
Committee carried out its legal duty, and the
only recriminations against it, or against the
MAD, are moral ones. But they are sufficiently
strong moral recriminations to justify the
Sfadeat Council in the complete and immediate
repeal of Article XXTV.
Says Article XXTV: "No student is allowed
during the session to take part in athletic
competitions or games for any team or organization other than a University team without
the consent, in writing, of the Men's or
Women's Athetic Directorates."
FCpt PARTICIPATION
This article says, in effect, that the AMS has
the right to forbid any student from participating in any outside activity of which there
is a duplicate outlet on the campus. Article
XXIV has not been extended to any field beyond athletics—as yet—but the precedent is
there, and its eventual extension is not inconceivable. The crime of the article lies in the
fact that UBC is the only university in this
province, and to attend it, the student must
accept the AMS code fully, and hence must
accept restriction of his right of personal choice
both in his capacity as a student and as a
private individual.
The reasons for joining an outside team—as
for partaking in any outside activity—are essentially personal. They may be reasons of
finance, personal associates, ability, opportunity
—but in any case they are valid. The desire
on the part of the student body to assure a
good supply of athletic material — another
manifestation of the good old college spirit—is
at best a poor reason to retsrict students from
acting in a personal capacity beyond the university gates. When a university forbids its
students to play againts it, it assumes the
right to deny motives far beyond its competence.
BY COMPARISON
Teams are not the only organizations to
suffer by the desire or necessity of its members
from undertaking outside activities. The
Ubyssey itself has lost—and suffered by losing
—half a dozen competent and valuable editors
and reporters, who have accepted jobs as correspondents for downtown papers. But to
ask Council to require these men to join The
Ubyssey or not write at all, is unthinkable.
Once again, the decision in this case is a personal one of the correspondents concerned. A
private school may attempt to regulate such
activities, but UBC is a public institution,
supported by taxpayers' money, and it can
usurp no such arbitrary authority.
The Student Council is not a group of vicious
Ogres, but the elected I'epresentatives of the
students. They have permitted Article XXIV
to stand because the pressure from its highly-
placed supporters has outweighed the passive
opinion of the students themselves.
The case of the suspension of Rippon and
Littleford, however, is evidence, of the poverty
of intelligence evident in the formulation of
the article.
Article XXIV is arbitrary, inelastic, unfair,
and incapable of enforcement. The President
of the AMS and the Student Council should
repeal it immediately.
Classified
FOR   SALE
Cncni. Analysis Lab—including Kipp
Generator; 1 gross reagent bottles;
bench with built-in sink, gas, water;
wide range of glassware, Rowlie,
ALma 2013 M.
Man's ski boots, size 8%, new ski poles.
ALma 3892 L after 6.
1927   Chandler   DeLux   sedan   serial
C27707 ceiling $350 sell for $300 cash
and good shape. BA 5117 L evenings.
.LOST
One brown pigskin glove Wednesday
between HG 10 and Auditorium,
Turn into AMS or Commerce office.
Tuesday, HL 6 or Arts 206, Emil und
die Detektif by Kastner Pascal, by
Bautraun (library book). ALma 3137
or return to Book Store.
Will person who took my looseleaf
book from Brock basement by mis
take return to the AMS office?
Blue Parker pen Monday. Contains
green ink. Return to AMS office.
Plato's Republic, Everyman's Edition,
notes valuable to owner. BAy. 3887
or S. Hartru at Theta table. Reward.
Palsly scarf (blue, red, white, etc.)
Monday in Gymn or Law Hut. Return to Law Hut librarian. Reward.
One "Essentials of Drafting" text.
Frank Thompson, KErr. 2612.
Baleo watch lost coming down from
Grouse Mt. BAy. 1461M.
Six million dol-
MONEY& I*"   *■   a   lo*   or
MEDS     . money  no  matter
how you look at it.
But when the money Is available and
the cause is just, there is no reason
why it should not be spent.
Pre-medical students at UBC have
been striving for several years to establish a medical faculty or our campus. There is an obvious need for it:
British Columbia needs more doctors:
existing medical schools cannot possibly handle all the student* from
UBC who are desirous of completing
their training.
Medical laboratories   of   the   kind
*    *
The pre - meds
WORK & themselves are
MEDS working intensive
ly on the advance-
The pre-meds themselves ere working intensively on the advancement
ment of their cause. In a short time
members of the executive will be making a trip to Vancouver Island! over
one weekend a small .committee pre-
bers of the executive will be making
a trip to Vancouver Island; over one
week-end a small committee prepared 89 campaign letters. Surely,
with such a spirit it must be possible to arouse some fellow-feeling.
One big selling-point the pre-meds
make repeatedly: There is a shortage
of hospitals in the Vancouver district; there must be more, and there
necessary for the pursuit of large
scale research for the prevention and
cure of diseases are practically non
cxistant in British Columbia. A medical school established at the university could, and would, serve in this
manner for the whole province.
No other addition would so
strengthen the prestige of UBC as the
addition of a good school of medicine.
The prestige of a university is of first
immportance to its graduates, and
with this thought in mind it would be
a good idea if the student body as a
whole took advantage of every opportunity it can find to promote the establishment of UBC's medical faculty.
will be more. If the pre-meds and the
university do not manage to get a
hospital located on the UBC campus
now, when the need Is great, there is
a great likelihood that the medical
school will be delayed for 10 years,
or possiby permanently dropped.
Teaching of medicine is not, strictly
speaking, education.lt is not going to
be like so many other courses—those
that offer gain to the successful student but not to society. The teaching,
end learning, of medicine Is of great
benefit to the state as a whole: Those
who are able to complete their courses
will be in a position to raise the general standard of health throughout
the province.
Let the penny - pinchers refute
that point.
Lesion Letter
From HAL LINDSAY
With commencement of a new year,
Branch 72 wishes to express its appreciation to all those veterans who have
co-operated in making the branch not
only the largest in British Columbia,
but an effective unit of the university
itself.
Since September 16, the memberslup
has increased by 32%, making a total
of 2,566 members at the present time.
However, this is an over-optimistic
view of the situation, as many of these
have dues outstanding. But it is hoped
that with the current MEMBERSHIP
COMMITTEE drive all delinquent
menvbers will put themselves in good
standing.
The VISITING COMITTEE is now
making regular weekly visits to
Shaughnessy Hospital and the TB
ward of General Hospital where It
distributes cigarettes' and Ubysseys.
A recently adopted policy gives free
membership to Legionaires undergoing
a prolonged stay in hospital for the
period of their hospitalization. Magazines are taken to the hospitals on the
average of every two weeks, or whenever there are enough donated to
warrant a special trip.
The HOUSING COMMITTEE reports that with the huts coming into
service at Little Mountain, the housing
problem for married veterans with
children should be almost solved by
the end of this term. Approximately
160 families have been accommodated
through Legion-University co-operation.
101 loans have been made by the
PERSONAL AID COMMITTEE, the
average size of the loans being $25.
Through efforts of the EDUCATION COMMITTEE, arrangements
have been made to augment the regular six unit Summer session with an
additional directed reading course
of three units, selection being made
by the Veterans' Counsellor, according to Individual requirements.
The EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE,
which has since been disbanded, was
instrumental in (he formation of
the University Employment Bureau,
through which, in the period March
1st to October 31st, 2565 obtained
part-time employment, and 119 permanent positions.
Not the least of the accomplishments of the Legion during the past
year, has been the opening of the
LEGION CANTEEN, in the back of
the Legion Hut. This has alleviated,
somewhat, the crowded conditions
of campus coffee-shops.
Early in the year, a PIPE BAND
was formed, which appeared at several functions. A full-kilted appearance will be made very shortly.
The GRANTS & GRATUITIES
COMMITTEE is continuing a survey
of all student veterans who have
discontinued their studies at UBC,
and is assisting the Seamen's Union
to compile a brief on educational
benefits being provided to ex-Ser-
vicemen.
Liasion with other organizations
has progressed favorably, Stewart
Chambers, chairman of the BY-LAWS
COMMITTEE, was elected to the executive of the District Council, which
is the coordinating body for all
branches in the City of Vancouver.
Representation at Dominion and Provincial Conferences last year, at the
two National Conferences of Student
Veterans, and at the NFCUS was
provided for; and a reputation for
intelligent and well-directed action
was gained by the branch.
Through the good offices of Dr.
N. A. M. MacKenzie and Prof. S. N.
F. Chant, the branch has had further
opportunity to present its views to
.the University Advisory Committee.
All members are reminded that a
General Meeting of Branch 72 will
be held Friday, January 31, at 18:30,
In the auditorium.
Legion pipe band will meet and
practice at 1 pjn. Saturday in Brock
Hall.
Letter From The Editor
Dear Bill McKay:
I shall try to be brief. Too much
space is being wasted on your complaints.
Can you offer specific evidence of
someone twisting around what you
have said? (I note that apparently
all the downtown papers are similarly
guilty. Are four newspapers wrong
and you right?) Who resents what
heads?
If you will read oil of this year's
papers you will see that it was made
quite clear that authorities higher
than the discipline committee had
asked for action against card-playing
and drinking, (e.g. page 1, Nov. 21)
I do not know what Is this "trend
towards commercialism" which you
have noted with alarm. If you mean
that we are now closer to being a
real newspaper, then we are proud.
Students at UBC need a well-managed, professionally written newspaper, not a high-school gossip sheet.
It is true that we have not always
printed your statements in full. Tf
that is the chopping and omitting you
mean, then I disagree as to whether
or not your "ordinary student ha3
been greatly deprived."
We too are not satisfied with some
columns. Some have been killed already, more will be. Would you like
us to reprint the column you wrote
last spring—I think that was not any
too hot, if I may use the term.
The Ubyssey did have a reporter at
the USC meeting of January 20.
News of your resignation did appear — see issue of January 23, page
1.
Do not complain to us about downtown papers. The Ubyssey does not
exist to cover up their mistakes. I
am sure, however, that they will be
glad to get your letters with the true
version.
It is correct that no reporter was at
the Discipline Committee trial. One
was assigned to go Thursday evening,
but found that his studies came first—
so did not attend the trial and did not
inform the news editor of his absence
until Friday morning, Shall we fire
him? But a story did appear in Saturday's paper—based on information
which you gave to a reporter.
-The Ubyssey does consider it is
working in the interests of the University by attempting to improve its
service. Student politicians can help
o^ hinder the attempt. Tuum est
I THE EDITOR.
Letters To The Editor
Dear Sir:
There are certain things which I am
going to say that may annoy you.
However, I presume you receive advice and. criticism as I presume you
give it—with the good of the University at heart.
As Chairman of the Discipline Committee I have tried to stimulate student co-operation rather than student
antagonism. To this end, I have always
given to reporters concrete reasons for
any actions I have taken. But what
happens? Someone twists around what
I have said, omits the reasons for my
actions, and slaps on a headline which
students resent.
Most students do not know that
action taken by the discipline committee against card playing and drinking on the campus was undertaken by
motion of Student Council. Nor did
The Ubyssey say so.
I have noted with alarm your trend
towards commercialism; a trend which
I strongly oppose. When you try to
follow the path of so called proper
newspaper technique you desert what
I feel should be the primary objective
of The Ubyssey—to serve the student
body. The students of this University
pay for The Ubyssey and why should
the servant try to rule the master?
You wonder about the lack of student spirit and then misquote, chop
and omit news of interest to ordinary
students—not businessmen or newspaper magnates but ordinary students.
Why? Do you fear that such news
might deprive The Ubyssey of receiv
ing an award? So what? What about
the drivel of some of your columnists?
Is that of interest? Does it promote
'student unity? I think not.
The Ubyssey was expressly asked
to have a representative at the USC
meeting of January 20 but did not.
At this meeting I announced, two days
before nominations for President could
be officially submitted, my resignation
from the Elections Committee. I also
announced Discipline Committee trials
later on in the week. None of this was
mentioned in The Ubyssey.
In the downtown papers the blunt
statement appeared that student
athletes were to appear before the
Discipline Committee. No explanation
given. Did The Ubyssey explain to its
readers what was going on? No, It did
contain a letter to the editor suggesing
I resign from the Elections Committee
-although I had done so several days
before.
At the Discipline Committee trial
Thursday night, representatives of the
downtown papers were present—but
no Ubyssey reporter.
Most students will have read the
story of the Discipline Committee
trials in the downtown papers. I have
written letters to these papers to explain the truth. I have not the space
to discuss that here.
The Ubyssey should work in the
interest of the University not in the
interest of The Ubyssey.
BILL MCKAY, Chairman
Discipline Committee
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McLean Lays Charges;
Livingstone Sends Reply
McLEAN ATTACKS <S>
Dear Sir:
It has come to my attention that a
number of false statements have been
made by Mr. Grant Livingstone of
No. 72 Legion Branch concerning Mr.
Len Starkey, ex-president of the National Conference of Student Veterans and myself as the representative
of that organization at the World Student Congress in Prague last summer.
I feel that the facts ought to be
brought to the attention of the students of UBC.
Firstly, Mr. Livingstone claims that
Mr. Starkey overstepped his authority by accrediting me as a delegate
to the Congress when he was only
entitled to send an observer. My
credentials stated defllnitely that I was
an observer on behalf of the National
Conference. On learning in Prague
that only delegates were accepted, I
wired to the Conference and was accredited as a 'representative*, which
the credentials committee accepted.
I at no time spoke on behalf of the
student veterans of Canada, nor did
I commit the National Conference in
any way.
Mr. Livingstone further stated that
i voted with an Eastern European
bloc (which did not exist) and against
the other Canadian delegates. This
is not true. In fact, on the all-important question of acceptance of the
constitution of the International Union
of Students, I voted for it along with
Miss Dorothy Beales, the official delegate of the Student Christian Movement. The other three Canadians,
representatives of Jeuness Etudiants
Gatholique, Canadia Federation of
Newman Clubs and A.G.E.U.M. (a Fr.
Cdn. Student Organization) abstained.
I regret that Mr. Livingstone has
seen fit to make untrue statements
when the students at UBC are unacquainted with the facts, in order to
defend his stand at the Veteran Conference. I trust that this will help
clear the air.
GORDON MCLEAN,
III Law, University of Toronto.
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GRANT REPLIES
Dear Sir: •
I would like to thank you for giving
me the opportunity to reply to what
seems a deliberately-timed charge
against my integrity.
Mr. McLean's statement substantiates in fact and implication all of
the icharges I made regarding this incident at the last general meeting of
the Legion; he makes his own denial
completely ludicrous.
His first point, that I wrongfully
accused Mr. Starkey of overstepping
his authority in accrediting Mr. McLean to the Congress of the IUS at
Prague, is destroyed by his own
statement. Mr. McLean, it seams, was
"accredited" by wire while he was at
Prague on the sole and personal authority of Mr. Starkey. Such was
my charge.
Mr. McLean further states that he
didn't vote against the other Canadian
delegates; he then proceeds to show
wherein he did. He draws the inference that all he opposd was a Catholic bloc. I can only point out that if
th IUS is merely a 'bote of contention betwean Communist and Catholic
factions it is of little value and of
potential harm to the interests of the
sixty-five thousand Canadian student
veterans represented by the NCSV.
Certainly Mr. Starkey had utterly no
justification for supporting his own
bloc when a large percentage of the
sixty-flva thousand are Catholics.
My statement, in any case, was based
on one read to the National Conference by Norman Riley of St. Francis
Xavier, it having been written by one
of the other delegates to IUS. This
statement stood uncontroverted on the
floor of the NCSV. So far as I can
see it remains true tfiat Mr. McLean
supported a Communist rather than
the Canadian point of view at the
conference. The Canadian viewpoint,
I felt, was what sixty-five thousand
Canadian student veterans would
have expected in their "representative"—If they have ever been consulted. Such was the feeling of the
NCSV.
Mr. McLean ably sums up the case
against himself and Mr. Starkey, and
certainly does "clear the air" by his
statement that he, "rt no time spoke
on behalf of the student veterans of
Canada."  If not, what the ' * WAS
he doing in Prague as our "representative"?  That's the point
I don't deal in untruths, Mr. Editor. GRANT B. UVTNGSTONE.
NOTICES
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possibly a small remuneration to a
boy interested in being on call at
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0483 L.
Inter "B" basketball teem will have
their picture taken tonight 8 p.m.
at King Edward Gym
MEETINGS
Next meeting of Le Cercle Francals
has been postponed until February
7.
How to make February
a month of Sundays
Even students lackadaisical in thel*
dress six days a week, like to slick
up on Sunday.
Well, we're offering something
that gives you that all-dressed-up
feeling from one Monday to another j
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SORRY
Owing to a typographical omission in Tuesday's paper there was
no photo credit on the picture on
Miss Marion Albert, Beauty On the
Spot. We apologize to D'Arcy
Studios by whose kind permission
the picture was published.
McGILL DEBATES
AT U OF VERMONT
MONTREAL, (CUP)-McGill Uni-
verlty debating teams will be sole
Canadian representatives at a mass
tournament February 28 to March 1
at the University of Vermont.
Accompanied by Mr. John Dando
as a professional critic, four teams of
two men each will be entered In the
tournament.
Two coed teams are also expected
to attend the session.
Resolution to be debated is "Resolved that labor should have a direct
share in the management of industry."
NOTICE
Soft Shoe Dancers Meeting In Arts 103
Wednesday, February 5,12:30.
Civil Service
Jobs Now Open
Opportunities for university graduates interested in government service
are practically unlimited according to
Mr. G. P. O'Keef, examiner with the
Civil Service Commission, in an interview Tuesday.
Mr. O'Keefe currently visiting western Canadian universities to acquaint
students with the possibilities of
government jobs, and to set up closer
relations between the universities and
the Civil Service Commission in order
to draw graduates into these various
positions,
"We have, at present, vacancies for
over 200 engineers of all kinds," he
said, "and lean use agriculturists, economists and staticians, male or female."
Salaries of all graduates in all positions  start  at  a  minimum  of  $2100
yearly, with higher pay for graduates
with experience, he said.
THE TTBYSSEY, Thursday, January 30,1947.   Page 3
ISS Finds French Serious
The average European, university student, superficially at least,
takes life more seriously than his
counterpart in North America.
This is one of the most vivid impressions brought back by Canadian students who toured Europe
last summer under the auspices
of the International Student Service.
At the Chalet des Etudiants in
Combloux, which ISS operates
for the benefit of students who
suffered mentally and physically
during the war, two Canadians
sat down to dinner with a Frenchman whom they had never met
before. Introductions over, the
Canadians racked their brains for
some bright remark to make about
the snow on Mont Blanc or the
program for the  following evening.
IL FAIT BEAU?
But before they had time to say
"II fait beau," a torrent of language was issuing from the French
student. The sum of his remarks,
the Canadians decided after some
consultation amounted to this: "To
what philosophical school do most
North American students subscribe? Has existentialism become
a strong force or is some more
idealistic philosophy more popular?"
The Canadians conferred again,
stuttered a little, blushed. They
didn't think it was fair to say
Canadians didn't think but they
knew that even at the universities
they don't think in this way. Finally they decided on a safe answer.
"Pragmatism," they said guides
the life of most of our students,
INTELLECT!? ALISM
This isolated incident is a fairly
good indication of the almost unhealthy fervid intellectuallsm
which typifies the European student of postwar. The r-aMfi'nn
student, who is at the opposite
extreme, could no doubt gain from
a greater interest of this kind in
matters intellectual .But most of
the ISS delegates felt that Europe
had gone too far. Physical conditions have been and still are so
desperate that Europeans escape
to the life of the spirit whenever
they can possibly do so.
CERTIFICATES
FOR VETERANS
Veterans who wish to do so can
obtain proof of citizenship free of
charge it was learned this week in a
press release from the Directorate of
Public Relations at Ottawa.
To obtain his Citizenship Certificate,
a veteran need only call at any county
clerk's office and fill out an application form which is to be mailed to the
Citizenship Registration Branch, Secretary of State, Ottawa.
Other applications are required to
pay one dollar for Citizenship certificates.
'   CLUB NOTICE ^
C.Y.M.K.    (Canadian    Ukrainian
Youth Association) meeting every
third Sunday of each month, from
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 154 E. 10th Ave.
All Canadian-Ukrainians, members
of C.YJWJC., and those interested
are cordially invited.
JUDY LEBEDOVICK,
Sec'y C.Y.MJC. No. 1M
GRADS ELECT
Plans for this year's graduation
activities will get under way next
Thursday at noon when the graduation class meet to elect a committee to carry out its program.
Graduation festivities will start
immediately after examinations, In
the first week of May.
McGILL NAMES
NFCUS CHAIRMAN
MONTREAL, (CUP)-Marcel Joy-
al, second year law student at McGill, was recently named chairman
of the McGill Committee of the National Federation of Canadian University Students.
As a result of the NFCUS Conference at Toronto in December, McGill
is responsible for various phases of
NFCUS activity, including scholarships    educational    techniques
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By LAURIE DYER
THE STUDENTS ARE FROWNING
The decision passed by the Discipline Committee last
Thursday when two athletes on the campus were suspended
from further participation in any Varsity athletics for the
remainder of the year 1946-47, has brought disapproving
glances from many groups on the campus. In fact, many people
have said that the whole thing was unfair.
In case you are not up on the facts, two Varsity students
who played baketball for an outside team without permission
from MAD were given a sentence that expelled them from all
activities of the AMS, membership in the Big Block Club, and
participation in all UBC athletics for tho remainder of the
year 1946-47.
It's There To Be Followed
The sentence passed was one recommended by the Men's
Atheltc Directorate for the punishment of such offenders and
which was passed by the Student Council to be used if such
a case should be brought before the Discipline Committee.
Now before we go into the matter of whether or not the
Article which states that UBC students who play for outside
teams without permission from MAD shall be brought before
the Committee, let us remember that, the Article is right there
in the Contsitution and that it is generally known among the
campus athletes that such a condition is in common practice both
on this campus and on practically every campus in North
America.
The two men who first came before the Discipline Committee admitted that they had received notice from the MAD that
they were not within the Constitution and that they should
turn out for Varsity teams. In ignoring these letters, they were
at fault.
The Correct Attacking Method
Surely there are other ways of showing disapproval of an
Article of the Constitution besides deliberate disobedience.
The Article is there.   If it is wrong, let us find out why.
The original reason that the article was included was to
assure the University of a top-rate team to represent the Blue
and Gold in athletics. If such a rule was not in effect, there
would be nothing to stop atheltes playing with another team to
the disadvantage of the University.
Yet, there were other reasons that the students had this
article included. It helped to build up a college spirit that
every University must have. It got around the possibility of
bitterness when two teams played each other, both made up of
University boys but only one playing under the name of the
University. It prevented other teams from "poaching" on the
University teams.   Yes, there were reasons.
To be sure, there have been many athletes who have
written to the MAD asking for permission to play for an outside
team as they were not able to make the UBC squad after trying
out.   In all such cases, permission was granted.
Maybe It Has Its Faults
Now just what is wrong with the Article. It may be said
that the MAD is practically running an athlete's life in that
they are telling him who he shall play for.
They are telling him that if he is good enough to play for a
UBC team, he will turn out to all practices, play in every game
(unless there is some good reason why he can't make a game
once in a while), travel with the team ... he will do anything
that is necessary to remain on the team.
Now there are many athletes who want to play a game
just for the fun of it. Yet, they feel that it takes too much time
to play with the University squad when they can play with theit
own local group which practices once a week somewhere near
home and where they "can play with boys then know and have
always played with. /
A Player Has. His Reasons
Maybe it could be^ considered this way. If a fellow wants
to play basketball for the University, it isn't all for the old
alma mammy that he is going to play. It's mostly for his own
enjoyment that he plays. Besides, he knows that he has a
better chance of getting his name mentioned in The Ubyssey or
even a picture in the campus sheet than he has of getting it in
the downtown sheets.
In other words, he will play for the University simply for
the glory in it as well as for his own love for the sport and his
desire to play for the Blue and Gold of UBC.
—Ubyssey Photo by Mickey Jones.
WHAT PRICE CONDITION?—In a last minute attempt to coordinate their unresponding limbs, these four aspirants to
seaweed fame are seen splashing through the chlorinated water at the Crystal Pool's downtown reservoir in a makeshift
breaststroke technique. Hordes of eager Olympic candidates have been making the trip along Beach Street in preparation
for the annual Intramural Swim Meet during the past week. Caught by Ubyssey photographer Mickey Jones as they neared
safety and the edge of the pool are Jack Patterson, Chick   Turner, Bob Kerr, and Jack Cunningham.
Annual Intramural Swimming Meet At Crystal Pool
Headlines Gala Sport Card For Fans This Weekend
By CHICK TURNER
Headlines in Varsity's weekend sport card fall to the amateur splash artists on the campus, as the Intramural Swim Gala
stages its annual extravagant display at the Crystal pool, Saturday 'night at 7:45. A program planned cojointly by moguls
Ivor Wynn and Doug Whittle of the Athletic Department features a torrid display of frenzied nautical muscular rhythm,
spread around in individual events, relays, and novelty races.   A 8hort intermission will be bridged $	
  ^by a repeat performance of the Jokers'
Fern Hoopers
Defeat Pig
UBC's Senior B fern hoopsters
handed the Pkadllly five their second knockout blow within a week
when the Varsity gals streaked to a
33-20 win over the less-potent Pics at
King Ed gym Tuesday night.
Varsity's victory came only after a
potnt-for-point first half struggle
that found the campus casabans
leading by a mere two points at the
breather.
However, with such hempsters as
Dot Vincent, Pat Macintosh and Nora
McDermot showing the way, the Blue
and Gold gals stretched the margin
to a healthy lead before the end of
the evening's session. Credit also goes
to the less-known members of the
roster who rose to the occasion to
make the affair one of the best in
the Senior B books.
From the standpoint of scoring, the
campus gals did even better in the
first of the two consecutive triumphs
of the Pics, netting 33 points' worth
of effort compared to the 18 markers
made by the losers.
Such recent victories firmly establish the Varsity women in their second place slot in the local Senior B
hoop loop.
Tonight at 9:30 the gals face the
league leaders on the John Oliver
court when they go against the Nut
House quintet, former Senior B Canadian champs.
Thursday, January 30, 1947.
Page 4
LAURIE DYER, Sports Editor.
Associate:   Chick Turner; Assistant: Hal Tennant.
Reporters This Issue:    Nev Tompkins,    Ron Freudiger,    Len Turner,
Harold Murphy,   Jack Leggatt,   Dave Barker.
JAMES BAY RUGBY SQUAD
VISITS UBC SATURDAY
By HAL MURPHY
Highlighting the sports card this weekend will be the
Victoria-Varsity rugby battle in the UBC stadium, when the
Varsity Thunderbirds take the field Saturday afternoon against
James Bay Athetics in competition for the Rousefel Cup,
emblem of the B. C. senior rugby championship.
 —■ "$   An  annual  feud  that  has  become
classic in the province is this tilt be-
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Play Nanaimo Team
Negotiations have finally boon completed for the proposed Varsity- Nanaimo soccer exhibition. Soccer
manager I. M. (Bud) Harford has
made arrangements for the game with
the Coast League club to be played
on Sunady, February 9 at Nanaimo.
Indications are that the two clubs
will be very closely matched, for last
Saturday, the Nanaimo aggregation
was beaten by the North Shore Reds
by a score of 4-1. In the semi final
of the Mainland cup ties, Varsity
dropped a 4-2 decision to the same
powerful Reds.
Nanaimo will be up against two
former home town products in the
form of Jimmy Gold, former Nanaimo player, now playing center
forward for the Varsity club, and
Gordy Shephard, now a Vancouver
boy, who plays anywhere in the Blue
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tween the winning squad of the Victoria league and the top scorers of
tho Vancouver rugby loop. This is
the second year in succession that the
Bay's have been on top in Victoria
and it's no news that the Thunderbirds have been at the top in Vancouver rugby circles both years.
UPHILL GRIND
Saturday's game will be the opening battle in a long uphill grind which
will see Thunderbirds playing almost
every week from now till the end of
March. On February 8 the McKech-
nie Cup tilts will be In full play as
Thunderbirds are hosts again in the
stadium. The first away game will
be played in Victoria on March 8 and
will be the final Cup effort of the
year. The following week Coach Roy
Haines' boys will head for California,
and after playing two exhibition tilts
on foreign soil will return to slip in
a few lectures before the game with
the Californians on March 26.
VICTORIA INVASION
Tentatively planned for the last
McKechnie Cup game is a four-team
invasion of Victoria, when the last
game of the series will see Crimson
Tide, the rep team of Victoria, matched
against Varsity at McDonald Park.
Although last year's invasion ended
in a mere infiltration, sports enthusiasts are mapping plans for a renewal
of the famous invasions of pre-war
days. A large number of fans are
expected to accompany the two basketball and two rugby teams to the
Island if transportation can be arranged.
Senior B's Edge
Vic Road 23-22
The Senior B's seem to have a
knack for getting themselves involved in narrow margin contests.
Monday night they eked out a 23-22
victory over tha Victoria Road Athletics by virtue of a dying-minute
basket by Jack Baker. This win put
the damper on a th.'ee-game losing
streak for the students, and raised
new hopes in the campus hoop circles
Gabrielse topped the Varsity scoring
parade with seven points, followed
by "Faithful Frank" Mylrea who accounted for six of the best,
act, "Paul Revere's Last Ride," and the
clownish antics of Dick Ellis and his
Merry Men have never failed to panic
the packed galleries in the downtown
emporium.
Although the meet has been designated as a masculine demonstration of
muscular coordination, the feminine
natators have expressed a wish to
participate in the evening frolics, and
executives Wynn and Whittles are
strongly considering their possible
inclusion.
LARGE ENTRY LIST
At press time, approximately twenty
organizations had placed entry sheets
in the hand sof the authorities, entailing a corresponding individual entry
of. well over 150 natators. Eliminations will perforce have to be run off
in all events, excepting the relay
races, because of the mammoth entry
list, and these have been slated to start
ahead of the main attractions, at about
7:00 p.m.
ANYBODY'S MEET
Customary predictions have proved
fruitless among the campus betting
row, since the Intramural regulations
slashed most of the championship
punch from the Joker aggregation
However, despite the absence of their
top-flight aquamen, Ellis, Atwell,
Hawthorne, E'rody, et al, the Jokers
have shoved in their second string
team, and from a purely impartial
viewpoint, they again look like the
squad to beat.
But, as the Gillette radio sportcasters
used to say before a Greco fight, "It's
anybody's brawl."
THUNDERBIRDS PREP
FOR LONG ROAD TRIP
By LAURIE DYER
The Thunderbird hoopla artists won't be playing before
their enthusiastic fans at home this weekend. In fact, they won't
be playing any team at all. Basketball will still be the order of
the day however as Coach Bob Osborne plans to put the boys
through some mighty strenuous practices in preparation for their
trip next week.
 —— §*   Leaving Monday morning, the 'Birds
will make their way south to Caldwell, Idaho, where they will meet
the squad from the College of Idaho,
the only other quintet in the Conference that has not as yet been defeated.
According to standings that were up
to date at press time, the Idaho squad
had taken all four of their conference games to date. The 'Birds, who
are boasting a perfect six-for-six in
Conference play to date, will be
fighting for possession of sole leadership of the Pacific Northwest
tourney.
U of W Boxers
May Fight UBC
The University of Washington has
replied to the challenge by the sport
department to participate in a intercollegiate fight meet in the near future.
The reply stated that "although
plans were »not definite" and they
"would have to deliberate further"
there appeared to be ever;- possibility
of their accepting the challenge to
come here with their pugs and groan-
ers.
The U of Washington has an intramural fight setup similar to UBC's
this year and are holding their eliminations on March 8 to form a team. •
It is expected that the UBC final
eliminations will be run off on the
same date to enable Varsity to arrange fights that will coincide with
any action on the part of Washington
for an intercollegiate meet.
BANFF SKI RESULTS
SLALOM—1. G. Robinson, UBC, 137 seconds; 2. J. Davis, Montana, 148.6;
3. Eagle, Montana, 152.2; 4. Cranston, Montana, 166; 5. Freeze, Alberta, 168.4;
6. A. Teasdale, UBC, 168.8;   7. G. Lockhart, UBC, 169,
Teams—1. Montana, 662.8 seconds; 2. UBC, 673.2; 3. Alberta, 727.8;
. Manitoba, 801.2.
DOWNHILL—1. Davis, Montana, 46 seconds; 2. A. Teasdale, UBC, 48;
3. Eagle, Montana, 48.8; 4. J. Freeze, UBC, 51.2; 5. G. Lockhart, UBC, 56.2;
6. G. Robinson, UBC, 56.2; 7. B. Freeze, UBC, 56.2; 8. G. Cowan, UBC, 59;
9. G. Martin, UBC, 62.
Teams—1. UBC, 205 seconds;   2. Montana, 232;   3. Alberta, 293.4.
GIANT SLALOM—1. Freeze, Alberta, 55 seconds; 2. J. Frazee, UBC, 56;
3. Davis, Montana, 56.5; 4. Sutherland, Alberta, 57.6; 5. Armstrong, Alberta,
58.2; 6. J. Barry, UBC, 58.8; 7. Cranston, Montana, 59; 8. G. Cowan, UBC, 59;
9. G. Robinson, UBC 59.2,
Teams—1. Alberta, 237.4 seconds;   2. UBC, 238.6;   3. Montana, 244.9.
Combined events for teams, Alberta Government trophy—1. UBC, 297.6
points;   2. Montana, 285.2;   3. Alberta, 261.1;   4. Manitoba, 204.
Individual combined—1. Davis, Montana, 287 points; 2. G. Robinson, UBC,
275;   3. Eagle, Montana, 271.
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL
Week of February 2
Mon,   12:30 p.m.—Phi Delta Theta A vs. Commerce.
Mon.    7:30 p.m.—Kappa Sigma vs. Union College.
7:45 p.m.—Zeta Beta Tau vs. Jokers.
8:30 pjn.—Kats vs. Delta Upsilon.
9:15 p.m.—V.C.F. vs. Zeta Psi.
Wed.   12:30 p.m.—.Beta Theta Pi vs. Tau Omega.
Thurs. 12:30 p.m.—Phys. Ed vs. Phi Gamma Delta A.
GRASS HOCKEY
Mop.   12:30 p.m.—Science vs. Aggies,
Thurs. 12:30 p.m.—Jokers vs. Geology.
Intramural Meeting — Friday, January 31, in Hut G 3 at 12:30 p.m.
TWIN BILL
The Idaho contests are to be played
Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
From there, the 'B'irdmcn travel on
tu Walla Walla where they will meet
the Whitman quintet in a two-game
series Friday and Saturday nights,
The Whitman basketeers have not
the enviable record of some of the
other teams in the Conference as they
have succeedd in winning only onfe
of their eight Conference starts.
Willamette Bearcats will be the
next crew to invade the campus when
they meet the 'Birds in a two-game
series here Feb. 14 and 15.
Here are the present standings.
HOOP STANDINGS
WL  PFPA
UBC     6   0  324 273
Idaho    4   0  238 195
Willamette 3   2  261 207
Lewis & Clark  _ 2   2   176 181
Linfield  3  4  411 403
Puget Sound  - 2   4  316 341
Pacific    -...2  4  244 292
Whitman   1   1   393 472
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