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 Call For First
Nominations
• FIRST CALL for nominations
to the position of 1946-47 President of the Alma Mater Society
has come from WUS President
Nancy Pitman, chairman of the
Elections Committee.
Those eligible are undergraduates, male or female, who will
next year be in the graduating
class of any faculty and who will
have spent two years at the University of British Columbia.
ACCEPTED NOW
Chairman Pitman will accept
the nominations, which must be
signed by 10 students, any time
from now on at the AMS office in
the Brock Hall. Deadline will be
January 30.
She urges all students to pay
particular attention to the election
rules which are published in today's UBYSSEY and which will
be posted around the campus.
PAID POSITIONS
She also wants to point out to
all those intrested that the positions of President and Treasurer
of the AMS catry a salary in the
form of university fees paid by
the society.
Informal Dress-
For Queens Men
• KINGSTON,   Ont.   (CUP)  -
Men's dress is to be optional
for this year's Arts At-Home at
Queens University, according to
the results of a plebiscite! held recently.
Faced this year with the touchy
problem of staging a formal dance
.while an acute shortage of men's
dress exists, the At-Home committee put the question to students as
followf:
Whldh of the following policies
do you favor for this year's Arts
At-Home concerning men's dress:
formal, optional, or  Informal?
Results were: Optional 247
Informal 120
Formal    98
Total  465
EDITORIAL
An editorial in the Queens
JOURNAL December 14, states
"Many students at university today are too young to have bought
luxuries such as tails during the
still existent period of wartime
restrictions. Many others, the older ones, are ex-servicemen whose
pre-enlistment  clothes  no  longer
fit   No one will be debarred
from the Arts At-Home merely
because he cannot dress properly."
TfaMifitm
Vol. xxvra
VANCOUVER, B.C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1946
No. 32
VET CONFERENCE ASKS
ALLOWANCE INCREASES
* REPORTING on the Montreal student-veteran conference
during the Christmas holidays, UBC Branch, Canadian
Legion representatives state that the most important problems
discussed were the inadequacy of educational living allowance
and the difficulty of students in finding accomodations.
Referring to living allowances, -"^—m
Legion survey shows that, on the
average, single students are drawing $18,75 and married students
$39.39 monthly from their savings.
These figures proved considerably
below costs at other universities,
notably McGill, where debits show
as $42.63 ond $50.00 respectviely.
UBC survey showed that fully
one third of students enrolled here
will be unable to complete their
course on present allowances. Even
higher proportions were found in
this position elsewhere.
Three main reasons given for
this conculsion were: the limit to
present savings .threat of unemployment continuing through the
summer, nnd intention of many to
pursue studies through spring and
summer sessions.
THIN EDGE
The conference believe the ideal
of national education is too good
to go to seed now, if relatively
small additional support will make
it a complete success. It therefore
recommended increases of $20.00
and $40 respectively to single and
married veterans.
BOOKS, PERHA1S
'Other recommendations included:
(a) Study of regional costs, to
be carried out by committees
formed from DVA, university
heads, and student veterans.
(b) Consideration of cost to the
student of books and equipment.
(c) Non-deduction from educational grants where veterans are
receiving pensions.
With regard to housing, representatives found UBC far ahead of
all other universities in Canada.
Only other university to have
accomplished anything was McGill.
UBC administration, President
MacKenzie and Col. Shrum have
undertaken the problem of hous-
DEBATERS
ing all single students on the
campus. They expect within a
month to have this cleared up and
are working on housing for married veterans.
UBC delegates to the Montreal
conference were G. M. Greer,
John MacKenzie, housing delegate,
and Perry Millar, financial delegate.
GROUP FORMED
Result of the conference was
formation of a six-man standing
committee for liaison between
various educational institutes and
the government.
It was recognized that the prob-
lcmq of ex-servloe students are in
no way different or more Important than the problems of all ex-
servicemen.
A full report on the conference
will be given at a special meeting
open to all ex-servicemen in the
Auditorium, 12:30 Thursday, January 17.
PRE-MEDS HOPE TO PUBLISH
MEDICAL JOURNAL SOON
•    IF PRESENT PLANS of the Pre-Med Undergraduates
Society  materialize,  UBC  will soon have  a  Medical
Journal.
PUS President Pat Fowler will        	
soon go before Student Council for
permission to start the publication
which the campus' future doctors
and nurses hope will become a
recognized journal like those
boasted by other colleges with
medical faculties.
The first edition is proposed for
this   spring.    Future   issues  will
depend   on   progress   of   UBC's
hoped-for Medical Faculty.
STAFF
Mike Shepard has been chosen
as managing editor, with Jean
Macfarlane, Murray Sager, Jack
Faghin, and Pat Fowler on the
staff.
If their proposed publication is
approved they plan to run articles
by students on varied medical
topics. It is hoped that a prize
may be offered for the best article
submitted.
GOVT. CHECKS
GRANT BOOSTS
• STATEMENTS of veterans
groups on inadequacy of maintenance grants are "definitely under
active consideration at Ottawa,''
Maj.-Gen. E. L. M. Bums, director-general of Department of
Veterans' Affairs told the UBC
branch of the Canadian Legion
Thursday.
Delay in issuing of checks to
ex-service students would soon be
ironed out, he told Legion members.
Veterans attending university on
rehabilitation grants may also take
advantage while at university of
Veterans Land Act for small holdings, he said, if they intend to
establish permanent residence in
the vicinity of their holding.
Offer Downtown Study
Space In C.R.C. Offices
•   EX-SERVICE STUDENTS who have no place to study
will be able to take advantage of a Citizen's Rehabilitation Council offer, permitting the veterans to use their Board
Room and offices at 524 West Pender in the evenings.
This   was   announced   Thursday
by  the university   branch  of  the
Canadian Legion.
AID TO VETS
Mr. A. W. Cowley, Executive
Director of the Council, explained
that the offer has been made especially to help veteran students
living in crowded conditions. The
Council has offered to locate suitable places for evening study
wherever there is a sufficient demand fri)in  university students.
It was explained that many students live too  faj- away from tho
campus  to make  use  of the  uni-
vc rsity  library in the evenings.
LEGION ACTION
"Mr. Tony Greer, president of
the campus branch of the Legion,
told  us the other day of some of
tha difficult roonditions under
which veterans have been trying
to study," Mr. Cowley said.
"The situation seems to be most
critical for married students living in single rooms, basements and
small suites, or sharing accommodation with anotner family. It
was drawn to our attention that
there were many such students
living in the downtown area who
might like the use of our Board
Room and offices where it is quiet
and  warm."
All students wishing to take advantage of this scheme are advised to write or phone to the
U.B.C. Branch 72 of the Canadian
Legion, University of B.C., Ainu
1553.
Players Demand
New Building
• CONSTRUCTION   OF  a   new
building  to contain  workshop
and storage facilities for the
cramped Players' Club is now
being investigated by Lome But-
terfleld president of the stage
committee.
The committee feels that such
a building, constructed on the
vacant space at the south-west
corner of the quad, would be more
suitable than the proposed addition to Brock Hall. It would be
conveniently close to the stage,
and would have direct delivery
facilities.
The stage committee will draw
up a sketch of the proposed building, which is to be of B or C
class construction, and include an
estimate of its cost. This will
be submitted to the Faculty Building Committee for approval. It is
hoped that thc required funds will
come from Players' Club and
AMS surpluses.
Proposals call for a workshop
and lumber storage facilities to
occupy the ground floor, while the
second floor will supply storage
space for scenery and costumes.
"The. need for such a building
can be seen in a visit backstage,"
says Lome Butterfleld.
INSTITUTE TALK
ON NUTRITION
• DR. F. V. HANLEY, Medical
Officer for the department of
nutrition, department of national
health and welfare, will speak tonight at 8 p.m. in Arts 100 in a
regular Vancouver Institute address.
His topic, "Nutrition and Malnutrition in Canada," should be of
interest to Pre-Med and Home Ec
students,
Law Students
Excel In Exams
• FIRST examination results of
UBC's      newly-formed     Law
Faculty show exceptionally high
marks for this subject.
Although stressing that the
Christmas exams were only tests
of the student's ability, Professor
Oeorge F. Curtis, dean of the
faculty, said that he was pleased
with the high class average.
Highest mark obtained by a first
year student, most of whom are
veterans, was the 84 per cent average attained by Buck Macintosh,
formerly of McGill University.
Three of the 73 first year Law students are women.
The ten second and third yea>-
students — Law Society students
completing their course at this
university — wrote one final exam.
All achieved successful results.
Two of these students are women.
TONY SCOTT
STU CHAMBERS
—UBC photo by Roy Dougans
VISIT SASKATOON
IN McGOUN DEBATE
•   GOVERNMENT responsibility for full employment will
be discussed at the annual McGoun Cup Debates to be
held simultaneously in Vancouver,, Edmonton, Saskatoon and
Winnipeg, January 18.
Sponsored by the Western Universities Debating League, the
Universities of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia began this regular feature early
in the 1930*8. Each college has a
travelling and a home team of
two men. This year UBC travels
to Saskatoon and plays host at
home to Manitoba's travelling
team of two men, Peyton Lyon, and
Max Haskell.
OLD DEBATERS
Debating for UBC are Dave
Williams and Morris Berson in Arts
100 at 8:00 p.m. and Tony Scott
and Stewart Chambers ln Saskatoon.
A third year Arts student,
Williams was a McGoun Cup debater in 1943. Lord Byng was his
high-school, the Artillery his
branch of the army, Economics
his strong point and law his intended profession. Williams is
chiefly responsible for the organization of this year's McGoun Cup
Debate.
Morris Berson, ex-student of
Kitsilano High, taking a double
course in Arts and Engineering, is
now   in   his   fifth   year   of   Civil
Joker Auction
Nets Co-ed Man
•   THIRTY-FIVE     dollars    was
realized by the Jokers club for
the ISS fund wnen they auctioned
off Dick Ellis as a Sadie Hawkins
date in the Caf Thursday noon.
The winning bid was $12.50 offered by Vynn Torrance backed
by the A O Pi sorority, but the
Jokers cagily used the Siamese
plan, keeping all the bids.
Jokers c'ressed as waiters carried Ellis, confined in a large box,
around the caf, and then distributed themselves around the room
to collect the bids while President Dave Hayward did ths
auctioneering.
MARKET CORNERED
Bids climbed fast, as three sor-'
orities used their assembled means
to eliminate private bidders, but
the A O Pi's would not.be denied.
The lucKy winner received free
admission and taxi service as well
as a man, It is rumored that she
intended going with her fiance,
but changed her plans .when she
won the Joker.
JOKERS CAPITALIZE
All the money will be turned
over to tho ISS except two tax
tokens which will be kept to swell
the Joker building fund.
Engineering. Last spring, he
travelled to Winnipeg for the McGoun Cup Debate. Besides his
Forum activities, he is a member
of the Menorah Executive.
LAW STUDENT
Government service is the destination of Tony Scott, third year
student following an Arts and
Commerce double degree. On the
campus, he is a member of the
Rowing Club and the Parliamentary
Forum where he was a McGoun
Cup debater before entering the
Army.
Stewart Chambers, the only
married member of this year's
teams, is a first year law student.
After four years service in the
Canadian Scottish, he is now Chairman of the By-Laws Committee
of the Canadian Legion branch at
UBC.
ARTS ELECTIONS
TUESDAY NOON
• ARTSMEN will elect their
faculty and class representatives
in the Auditorium on Tuesday,
January  15.
Second and third year Arts will
elect a president, vice-president,
and secretary-treasurer in each
case.
Nominations must be handed in
to Hugh McLeod, at the AMS
office by 2:30 p.m., Monday. These
nominations must be signed by
ten members of the Arts faculty.
L'IL ABNER AT
TONIGHT'S HOP
• HIGHLIGHTS     of     tonight's
UBC Sadie Hawkins dance in
Brock Hall, will be the appearance
of L'il Abner, the co-eds* ideal,
As yet L'il Abner's Identity is a
secret but he has been selected
from many candidates by experienced judges. He was undoubtedly superior to all males on the
campus.
A hen line will not be permitted
and all males must come escorted.
Informality is the keynote but the
stronger sex will be provided with
corsages ranging from roses to
radishes.
JOKER KING
The Joker auctioned off Wednesday noon will be "King of the
Ball." He will sit at a table oi
honor with his escort served by
singing Joker waiters.
The snack bar will remain open
for refreshments.
uriMTrncrccmM  fii* Thunderbird
WINTER SESSION
passes ready    By February I
• AMS PASSES for the new
students enrolled in the special Winter Sesion are ready now
in the Alma Mater Society's office
in Brock Hall nnd may be picked
up any day between 12:30 and
1:30.
Garry Miller, AMS treasurer, reminds the newly registered ex-
service students that these passes
provide for reduced' admission
charges at downtown Famous
Players and Odeon theatres, as
well as for free admission and reduced rates to campus athletic
events, plays, operettas, special
event and class parties.
• FIRST ISSUE of the UBC
Thunderbird should be on the
campus by the beginning of next
month, barring further misfortunes, Editor John Green announced yesterday.
A wide range of literary effort
is covered in the first issue of the
magazine, with short stories,
biographical and other feature
articles, poetry, criticism, and
humor. The book is illustrated
with cartoons and photographs.
First issue will contain approximately 24 pages and will sell on
the campus for 25 cents. Only
2000 copies have been printed.
Pro-Cons Make
New Club Plea
• CLOSE ON THE HEELS of the LPP request to organize
a club under the Alma Mater Society has come a similar
request from Grant R. Livingstone.
His application, made "for the provisional committee for
the organization of a UBC Progressive-Conservative Club",
came Thursday in a letter to AMS President Allan Ainsworth.
Referring to the previous LPP        ______„____—__——
application by Gordon Martin,
Livingstone states: "While we do
not welcome partision political
activity at UBC, feeling that it
would have many undesirable
effects on campus life, we naturally feel that if this application is
approved it will be necessary for
all political parties to enjoy the
same degree of organization."
"Please consider this, therefore,
an application for permission to
organize a Progressive Conservative Club under the LSE."
Both the LPP and the Progressive-Conservative campus groups
will have to wait until January 28
for the outcome of their applications.
Student Council, through a letter from Ainsworth to Martin, has
indicated that it will be impossible
for the matter to be discussed by
LSE until such time as the Board
of Governors have reached a decision.
AT PRESIDENTS REQUEST
Ainsworth informed Martin in
his letter that his (Martin's) letter was referred to tho Administration at the request of the President who "has assured me that the
entire issue will be discussed at
the next meeting of the Board of
Governors on January 28."
Commerce Holds
Party Thursday
• COMMERCE Undergraduate
Society will hold its class party
on Thursday, January 17 at the
Commodore Cabaret.
Tickets for the party are $2.75
with one dollar deducted if commerce AMS pass is presented. All
passes must be shown at the door.
Tables must be reserved in
advance.
Special committee manager,
Harry Bell-Irving, who is in charge
of the party, announced that the
dance will begin at 9:00 p.m., and
continue until 1:00 a.m, It is informal.
The Commerce Undergraduate
Society executive have issued invitations to President MacKenzie,
snd to the heads of the faculties.
A few commerce alumni are also
expected.
SCM RAPS JAP OUSTER,
PETITIONS KING, HART
•   DELAY OF THE DEPORTATION from Canada of people
of Japanese origin is the substance of the petition to be
sent to Prime Minister MacKenzie King by the UBC Student
Christian Movement.
The petition was approved «by a
general meeting of the SCM
yesterday.
The SCM feels "it is a matter of
people's lives and has gone past
just talking." Kay Halpin, president of the UBC branch of the
SCM stated that economic conditions In Japan would not support the entrance of any more
Japanese and to go through with
the present government policy
would be a violation of Christian
ideals.
The petition reads as follows:
WHEREAS conditions in Japan
SCM Open New
Year Services
• MEMBERS of the Student
Christian Movement will hold
their first church service of the
year at 7:30 p.m. next Sunday at
West Point Grey United Church.
The theme of the service will be
"Your Calling and Christianity."
Doris Payne, 2nd Year Arts, will
speak on "The Faith by which
the Church Lives," while Duncan
Grey, 3rd Year Arts, has the topic,
"The World Church in Action."
CELEB SPEAKS       ,
Miss Harriet Christie, national
SCM secretary, now visiting Vancouver will speak on the World
Student Christian Federation.
Following the service panel discussions will be held on. subjects
arising from the vocational seminars of the SCM Christmas conference at Edmonton.
Taking part in the discussions
will be Doreen White, Mamie
Turnbridge, John Andrews, and
Steve Cribbs, speaking on the
ministries of health and healing,
society, technical sciences, and
education.
are such that thousands will die
of starvation this winter unless
immediate relief ls given, and
WHEREAS to thrust people into
this starvation is utterly inhuman
and morally indefensible on Chris-
tion or democratic grounds, and
WHEREAS Canadian democratic
institutions and. Christian ideals
are being tested by our actions
with regard to the Japanese element of her populations
WE, the members of the SCM of
UBC in general meeting beg to
urge, in the interests of justice
and human rights that the impending deportation of Canadian
residents of Japanese origin be
delayed.
SECOND RESOLUTION
A second resolution to be sent
to the Premiers of each province
was drawn up at the Alberta Conference of the Canadian SCM will
ba sent to Premier John Hart as
soon as' possible. This resolution
js asking for a national policy to
implement dispersal of Japanese
on a long term basis.
Both resolution and petition
were passed unanimously by the
SCM here.
GREEKS SMOKE
WEDNESDAY
• AN INTER-FRATERNITY
smoker is to be held Wednesday evening, January 16, in the
Howden Ball Room.
Chuck Hillier, Phi Kappa Sigma, and chairman of the Smoker
Committee, is in charge of preparations for an evening of entertainment for all fraternity
members on the campus and special guests .including Dr. N. A. M.
MacKenzie.
Dr. Harris will present the Inter-
Fraternity Scholarship Cup to the
1945-46 winner Delta Upsilon, at
the Smoker.
URS Starts Campus
Radio  Shows Monday
•   DAILY BROADCASTING by University Radio Society
over a campus loudspeaker network will begin on Monday at 11:30 according to URS president, Bill Watts.
Featured guests of the URS at
the opening will include: AMS
president, Allan Ainsworth, and
Dr. G. M. Shrum, who recently
accepted the position of URS honorary president.
PLANS MATERIALIZE
Installation of long delayed control room equipment enables URS
to present the greatly expanded
services planned last term.
The control room equipment is
of commercial broadcast standard
and can be used to transmit broadcasts from fhe university directly
over local stations.
Chief program engineer, Lloyd
Buhner, and Arthur Miller, of
CKWX, handled the installation
of equipment.
The campus broadcasts will
spotlight music, variety, and news.
Organizations such as the Players
Club, Musical Society, and History Club will present programs
from time to time.
Watts stated that the expanded
program is designed to make use
of every URS applicant. He urged
all applicants not yet placed in
positions to contact him before
next Wednesday. After next Wednesday, Watts warned. URS will
be unable to fit latecomers into
the new stt up.
Monday's program schedule will
include:
11:30 Newscast. 12:30 Opening,
12:45 Newscast. 1:00 UBC Sport
Highlights,  1:29 sign off.
Watts emphasized that URS
membership dues laiift be paid by
January  19. THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, January 12, 1946, Page 2
Time to Stop and Think
*   •   •
EDITORIAL PAGE  .   .   .
With nomination day for the 1946-47
President of the Alma Mater Society coming
on January 30, it is time for all students to
be thinking of their candidates for that and
the other Student Council positions.
It is to be hoped that all veterans, even
those who have just arrived at UBC, will
take a special interest in the coming AMS
elections, not merely because they are
veterans, but because they are older, more
mature, and generally more capable of
giving the student body tiie government it
will so much need during these next few
years of reconversion and expansion at UBC.
Judging by the keen interest shown in
student affairs by some ex-servicemen
during the past year it is safe to say that
there will be a good supply of contestants
for the eleven Council seats.
With 7000 registered students there should
at least be no excuse for an acclamation to
any Council office.
But it is not enough for a few eager undergraduates to seek nomination. More important is the need for a great majority of
the students to interest themselves in the
campaign and to get out and vote on polling
days.
For those who consider the matter child's
play let us remind them that each of us
automatically pays $13 in to the AMS"
treasury each year — more than most
students pay to any other government in the
form of taxes!
If only 5000 students return next fall that
will still mean that AMS fees alone will
of $65,000.
Surely the need for the best government
possible is clear to all when it is realized
that the Alma Mater Society is a corporation
with a guaranteed minimum yearly income
of $65,000.
It is hardly necessary to point out that the
issues facing Student Council will grow in
importance as the reconversion era progresses. The expanding campus will need
new accomodation for undergraduate activities — cultural, social, and athletic. There
will be new problems of student - faculty
relations. There will be new problems for
the student veterans.
A glance back at the years after the last
war is hardly out of place at this time. Then,
older veterans pitched in and did so good a
job with student government that they laid
the foundation for the most comprehensively
self-governing student organization in
Canada.
It is ridiculous to assume that our nominees to Council this spring must have had
previous experience in UBC's student affafl-s,
though such experience is highly desirable.
Surely we would benefit from the services
- and such they will be, for the tasks will
be heavy - of mature men, not only with
valuable training from their war roles, but
perhaps also with pre-enlistment training in
administrative and business affairs.
There is a danger that so few students
this year will know the candidates personally
that their votes will be placed blindly as a
group or not at all. At such an important
point in this university's development such
an eventuality would be pathetically unfortunate. Every student can help himself
and his fellow students by making a special
effort to learn something about the candidates and their campaigns.
The UBYSSEY shall make its special
effort by trying to print an unusually large
amount of election material. We urge you
to clip for reference the campaign rules
printed today.
-J. F.
THE MUMMERY
By JABEZ
• AS ONE who has gamely continued to
massage his gums with Ipana long after
his last tooth dropped into the basin; who
at the least encouragement from a radio
announcer will storm his favorite neighborhood drugstore to snatch up family-size
bottles of something to eliminate the stuffy
feeling between his toes or to scare hell out
of his digestive juices; who publicly thanks
Lux for keeping his rupture belt like new
after 56 washings, as such I have, I think,
always proven my faith in the Revelations
of Advertising.
But this week that faith was dealt a
crushing blow.
Sadie Hawkins week was widely
announced on campus billboards and in the
press, with rousing injunctions by some local
branch of the Amazons to "Get Your Man
Now, Before the Rush!" Yet nobody got
me. "There wasn't even a rush. I have
therefore been obliged to revise my whole
attitude towards advertising, as well as to
reconsider the popularity promised me by
the makers of Kreml, Listerifie and Hold-
Fast Garters.
Like A Damp Punk
When I first saw the signs I thought this
would be the last chance for UBC males
to compete with nylons, and I enjoyed cheerful visions of hungry coeds crowding about
me and a few other fellows, all odd sizes,
shopworn and less desirable than myself, to
seize us and carry us off to the wrapping
department. These visions fizzed out like
a damp punk. During the past seven days
no female, academic or otherwise, has come
anywhere near the figurative counter on
which I have been displayed in several pale
shades. It was almost as though I wasn't
even in the Men's Department, (a possibility
suggested by some of my less tactful male
acquaintances).
By Thursday I was ready to let myself
go at firesale prices, throwing in a free map
of Vancouver Island. By Friday I had
teamed up with a Mr. Hymie Spink, also
bypassed by the manhunters, to become
available "Two for the Price of One". When
this failed, Mr. Spink and I decided to call
it quits. (I believe that's what Mr. Spink
called it).
From what I have gathered of the mechanics of Sadie Hawkins week, coeds are
supposed to pursue the males of their choice,
breaking into a gallop if necessary. Needless to say, to catch up with Mr. Spink and
me they would have required no movement
faster   than   a  brisk   crawl.    On  several
occasions, as a matter of fact, girls who
weren't moving at all were surprised to
find themselves gaining on us. We enjoyed
brief thrills by running ahead of girls who
were running for the bus, but were never
able to divert them from their primary
objective, although Mr. Spink's mother-
partridge act of fluttering and limping as if
wounded seemed to me extremely realistic.
Shoes: Tactical Blunder
Tracing the possible causes of our failure
to qualify, I have verified the prototype of
the Sadie Hawkins quarry to be Li'l Abner,
a funnies' character of dubious intellectual
achievement, something of a backwoods
freshman, whose distinguishing marks are
great animal strength, manly beauty, and
an absence of shoes. Mr. Spink and I
immediately realized where we had made
our blunder: we had worn shoes.
For myself, I felt wearing my Christmas
ties might also have contributed to my being
scratched from the list of starters. One of
these ties is a vividly striped number, a
cunning accessory to the ensemble of anyone
entering Sing Sing; the other, described by
a friend who first poked it cautiously with
a forked stick as a "paisley", is designed to
blend with the droppings of boiled egg and
other matter jettisoned during meals.
I have had a lurking fear of the paisley
since I turned on the light in my room New
Year's Eve and saw it slithering back into
its box with a mouse in its mouth. I suspect
a strong strain of water moccasin in its
ancestry, which would explain the unpleasant fulness of the tie when I attempt
to knot it. The mouse takes time to digest.
Anyhow, either of these ties could have
discouraged co-eds from giving chase.
Not Enough Gals to Go Around
Mr. Spink and I have consoled ourselves
with the thought that we are the victims
of overcrowding, particularly of male overcrowding. There just weren't enough girls
to go around, and none to go around with
Mr. Spink and me. Never has the survival
of the fittest been emphasized so poignantly
as during the past week. Besides, we can
only deplore the Sadie Hawkins habit, which
encourages our womanhood, already assuming control of business and streetcars, to
take the initiative in the realm of wolfery.
The custom of one week each year can easily
become the convention for fifty-two weeks.
Have a care, gentlemen - this way lies
slavery, kitchen fatigue, and the torture of
the two-way stretch.
• Beauty-On-The-Sp+t
• THE CHRISTMAS and Yuletide festivities again belong
to the past. A New Year has already begun with all its
hopes and all its uncertainty. It would seem fitting that we
should at this time devote our most serious attention to
world conditions and world events as we find them.
It is true to say thatp the great
masses of the peoples of the earth
have an undying yearning to live
in a world of peace. World leaders are discussing most earnestly
ways and means of avoiding future
wars and of bringing the good Ufe
to all mankind. What are the
prospects?
TRUMAN'S MESSAGE
President Truman in a Christmas message told his countrymen
PATDROPE
that the time has come when men
must strive without ceasifig to
make! real the prophecy of Isaiah:
"They shall beat their swords into
ploughshares and their spears into
pruning hooks; nation shall not
lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any
more." The President did not
merely warn, he named a means
by which the objective of universal peace and good will might be
attained. His suggestion is not
new but has never been tried.
To quote the President further:
"A new commandment — give
unto you that you love one another. In love which is the very
essence   of   the   message   of   the
CLASSIFIED
• NOTICE: Ex-King Eddies!
There will be an Ex-King Ed dance
at the old school on Friday, Jan.
25. Come along and renew old
friendships.
• NOTICE: Any student wishing
to volunteer for the tutoring of
ex-service personnel or any student
wishing tutoring is asked to turn
his or her name in to the AMS
office. The service is without cost
for ex-servicemen.
• NOTICE: LSE club presidents
are reminded that Fall Reports and
Membership Lists are due on Wednesday, January 16. Failure to
submit these will result in omission of members names on the
voting list.
• NOTICE: All ex-servicemen
wishing to attend American dental
colleges are asked to hand in their
names to the Legion office as soon
as possible. DVA officials have
expressed the hope that arrangements can be made to place them
in these schools.
• WANTED: A copy of last year's
Biology I Laboratory notebook.
Please phone BAy. 6495M.
• WANTED: Transportation from
•South Burnaby for 8:30 lectures.
Phone Cliff Wight, DExter 0427L.
(Ex-Serviceman).
• WANTED: Three people, with
cars, to complete a car chain in the
Kerrisdale district. Earliest lectures 8:30 a.m. Phone KErr. 1257R,
ask for John.
• WANTED—Anyone   interested
in  forming a  car  pool  please
contact J. M. Beezer, 2058 Griffiths
Avenue, New Westminster or phone
N.W. 1056R3.
• MEETING: Legion meeting in
Auditorium, Monday, January 14,
7:30 p.m.
• MEETING: Next meeting of
the Physics Society will be held in
Science 200 on Thursday, Jan. 17,
at 4:30. T. Collins will speak on
'Physics of Photography".
• MEETING—The Student Christian Movement Psychology group
will meet in Arts 103, Monday,
January 14, at 12:30. Speaker will
be Dr. Black of the UBC psychology department on "We are not
alone."
• MEETING—ihe program of the
Russian study group will commence for the new year on Monday, January 14. The topic will
be "The Russian Revolution".
Keith Ralston will speak in Arts
204 at 12:30 p.m.
Prince of Peace, the world would
find a solution for all its ills. I do
not believe there is one problem
in this country — or the world —
today, which could not be settled
if apprdached through the teachings of the Sermon on the Mount.
POETS DREAM
"The poet's dream, the lesson of
the priest and patriarch, and the
prophet's vision of a new heaven
and a new earth, all are summed
up in the message delivered in the
Judaean hills beside the Sea of
Galilee. Would that the world
would accept that message In this
time of its greatest need."
President Truman suggested
there is probably no problem of
relationship and behavior which
cannot be solved by adopting
Christ's principles. Following His
rules of life would eliminate war,
most of the poverty and much of
the ill-health of the world. There
would be no conflicts between
capital and labor. We would not
only be happier but probably better off materially.
PUT BEFORE YOU
Our world leaders may strive to
form a new league with such
strength in its aims that no nation
will dare to defy it. But the question I put before you is: Can man
become Christian in time to save
himself?
—Pat Drope.
• NEXT WEEK'S Beauty-on-the-
Spot will be Barbara Smith,
of the Social Service class. Her
article is due In the Pub Office by
one pjn. Thursday, January 17th.
It must be typed and double
spaced.
• LETTERS To
The Editor
The Editor,
The Ubyssey,
Dear Madam:
Sickness has necessitated my
leaving the campus and I wonder
if you would print the following
message for me.
I wish to thank all the boys of
the Varsity Christian Fellowship
for the Kindness shown me while
in hospital.
Those concerned will be glad to
know that if all goes well I will be
right as rain by September.
Ace S. Williams,
Tranquille,  B.C.
• Out of
the PAST
"Class of Science '23 —
- WILLIAM URE -
For a long while Bill was over
at the war, but finally he quit that
and took up Science, which he
seemed to like much better. Exams
don't seem to fizz on him, his
average being 'way up in clouds.
"In spite of this Ihe dances well,
and finds time to do a little rowing now and again. When it
comes to taking his share in student activities he will try anything once, and once is enough for
him to make a howling success of
it." — rrom 1923 UBC Annual. .
1946 — Dr. William Ure is now
an Associate Professor in the department of chemistry.
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• THIS WEEK in Vancouver
there are two good films running nt the same time, which is,
I suppose, news in itself. They
are, of course, "Mildred Pierce"
and "Wonder Man."
"Mildred Pierce" was written
by James M. Cain, who wrote the
script for "Double Indemnity,"
and it has something of the taut-
ness of direction, acting, and camera angles which made that such
a pleasant surprise. "Wonder Man"
*    *
• HEADING   IN : this   general
direction at some time in the
future are three Alms, one from
England, one from France, and
one from Mexico. The English
offering is "The Seventh Veil"
starring a new and, from report,
excellent young actress, Ann Todd,
who plays a psychoneurotic concert pianist. The French Aim is
a fairy tale, "La Belle et La
Bete" being done by Jean Cocteau
with costumes by Christian Ber-
ard. The sets for this and the
Mexican film are both by God,
since they are being Aimed out of
doors with no other light than
sunlight.   A new long short-story
has Danny Kaye and that's all.
That's all in words, at any rate.
The rest is a matter of grimace
and gesture con varlazioni con
brio by D. Kaye, and by us he's
damn good.
The 1945 findings of the yearly
poll held by my colleagues, the
American critics and reviewers,
have just been released and among
them, pleasantly enough is an
award for Clifton Webb for his
supporting role in "Laura." Long
may he wave his acid wit!
by John Steinbeck is being used
by Mexico's famous actor-producer, "El Indlo," for "The Pearl
of the World" which is being
filmed at n fishing village north
of Acapulco, Pie de la Ceusta, and
which stars another new and lovely female And, Maria Elena
Marques.
They all sound fine — the English do their melodramas of crime
up brown; the Steinbeck sundrenched fishermen are people he
knows well; and perhaps especially, I anticipate the "velvet elegance" of Cocteau's "Beast," with
"the chateaus, the slow skies, the
brocaded forests of France" playing a starring role.
*    *    •    *
• LAST MINUTE notes; Christmas memories due for.burial;
ihe Ctliph who lost his trousers
at Mable MacKenzie's Christmas-
play, "The Thousand and One
Nights - And A Night" or the
tragic tale of "The Caliph and
The Lady". Susan Moody's wonderful mimed vignettes at the
same party, Vhlch she used to do
in New York night clubs; the
new Pepsi-Cola calendar with its
12 enlargmenta of prize-winning
paintings from "The Portrait of
America for 1946" show at the
International Building at Rocker-
feller Centre; ond this awesome-
to-think-on extract from a letter
written Christmas day in New
York City, to wit: "Your UBYSSEY articles were the best little
things I've read since coming to
New York.    Going    into    Times
Square on the crowded subway I
found people looking over my
shoulder and down my neck reading them too. The odd little paper
excited their curiosity — which ls
very keen on the printed word —
and a riot was only avoided by
my tearing the three papers up
into six sheets and distributing
them to be handed on. By the
time we got to 5th Ave. the danger
had passed. The next stop is
Times Sq. and there I was touched
to note how each passenger folded
his piece and left it firmly resting
on the seat for the edification of
the next load taking the Express
back to Flushing: It's wonderful.
You  never  know  just  how  far
those things may have gone or
where they ended up."
Ed. Non:   Probably Flushing.
GREEKS ANNOUNCE PLANS
FOR UBC MARDI GRAS
PEGGY WILKINSON
• THE MARDI GRAS, sponsored by the Greek Letter
Societies, will be held January 24 and 25 from nine until
one-thirty o'clock at the Commodore Cabaret. It will be
steeped in the customs of Mardi Gras' throughout the ages
with all the color, merriment, and brilliance common to this
yearly pageant.
Early in the war the sororities
and fraternities, to aid the Red
Cross, put on a Ball which was
such a success that it became an
annual event. This year, the first
year of peace following the Second
Great War, it was felt that the
need of tha Red Cross was not as
great as formerly and perhaps
another organization would benefit more from the proceeds.
PEACE NOW      ,
The committee wished, however,
to have an affair that could be
held through the peace years just
as the Red Cross Ball had been
held during the war years. A
committee of Greeks decided upon
a gala Mardi Gras, the profits of
which were to be given to Student
Council to donate to charities as
it would see fit. This year the
money will be divided between
the Red Cross and ISS.
In the New Orleans' tradition
there will be festal entertainment
at the UBC Mardi Gras. The carnival will be complete with beautiful girls, gorgeous costumes, fascinating dunces, and sparkling
music. The festivities will last
for two nights in keeping with the
increased proportions of this year's
entertainment.
LOTS OF STUFF
Beauty will be there both nights,
not only in the form of lovely
co-eds who will honor their
escorts with their presence, but
also ten of the lovliest of lovlies
chosen by classmates and sorority
sisters to be Queens to reign over
the merry Mardi Gras.
Beauty will be seen also in the
engaging and alluring choruses.
The two will dance both nights
with 26 of the leggiest, lovliest
girls on the campus costumed in
the most fetching Mardi Gras
stylos. Not only will there be two
choruses each night, but also two
orchestra. In addition to the
modore's regular orchestra, Dave
Commodore's regular orchestra,
Dave McLellan will play.
ALSO PRIZES
The Mardi Gras gives you not
only all this outstanding entertainment, but prizes too. Tickets
for the raffles will go in sale
Monday with the dance tickets in
the old Bookstore. As has been
the habit with the Red Cross Ball
this Mardi Gras will be 'Dutch
Treat.
Don Mann, ticket chairman, asks
that the treasurers of all the fraternities and sororities pick up the
tickets for their groups in the
AMS office.
Ruby Dunlop Is
Freshette Choice
• BLONDE RUBY DUNLOP is
the  Freshettes' candidate  for
Queen of the Mardi Gras. She was
elected at a Thursday noon hour
meeting of over 70 freshettes. The
meeting was conducted by Buzz
Walker and Bill Hill who is in
charge of the Queens.
The freshette class each year
have their own candidate in the
regal race for Queen of the Greek
Letter Societies' Ball because they
are not eligblle for sororities.
Ruby is a graduate of Magee,
and last year's president of all
Vancouver's Hi-Y clubs. She will
run against nine sorority girls
whose names and pictures will be
published along with hers in the
UBYSSEY.
COUNCIL GREET
WINTER SESSION
• STUDENT COUNCIL and representatives     welcomed     1200
newly arrived ex-service students
to the special winter session at
UBC at 12:30 Thursday.
Allan Ainsworth, president of
the AMS, opened the meeting by
introducing the members of the
Student Council. Sports and activities for the coming term were
then discussed. Campus clubs were
described with stress laid on those
which are of particular interest
to service people.
CLUBS PRACTICAL
Ainsworth mentioned that UBC
clubs cover the same ground as
courses in other universities. They
provide practical experience in
many fields.
FACULTY|MEMBERS|LIKE
SLOAN FOREST REPORT*
•   MEMBERS of the UBC Faculty greeted with approval
yesterday  the  Sloan  Report  on  forestry  in  British
Columbia.
Among many recommendations
in the report .which calls for preservation on a wide scale, is one
calling for boosting of UBC's
present forestry department to a
full faculty with an increased
teaching staff and better accommodation and equipment.
Chief Justice G. M. Sloan, who
sat as a one-man royal commission
on forrestry, recommended that
the curriculum provide more intensive training in forestry subjects.
LESS ENGINEERING
Dean J. N. Finlayson, of the
Applied Science faculty told the
UBYSSEY yesterday that the new
plan would call for "fewer courses
in engineering and greater emphasis on botany and allied subjects.
Professor F. Malcolm Knapp, of
the forestry department had this
to say:
"The report is without doubt the
most Important document relating
THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, January 12, 1946, Page 3
PROF. F. M. KNAPP
to British Columbia's vital forest
economy which has appeared in
over a third of a century. Representing a thorough crow-section
of the convictions of loggers,
lumbermen,   foresters   and   other
Swordsmen Urge
New Members
• UBC    FENCING    CLUB    is
launching   a   drive   for   new
membership. With 250 members
enrolled in five weekly sessions
under Maitre d'Armes, Hale Atkenson, last term, the club is now
trying to interest new students in
this fifteenth-century sport.
Fencing, a sport, develops muscles, agility of arms, legs, wrists
and back, gives poise »nd balance,
and steadies the nerve, states
Atkenson.
Development of fencing as a
scientific art began in the fifteenth
century and it is still the favorite
sport of many European countries.
FIVE CAMPUS CLASSES
What was once a hobby to
Fencing Master Hale Atkenson, is
now a full-time occupation. Besides his five campus classes,
which have formed the UBC
Fencing Club, he is teaching at a
number of private schools and in
his own studio.
Kenneth A Carter is president
of the UBC Fencing Club, with
Steve Howlett at vice-president
and Evalon Atkenson secretary.
Operetta Ticket
Sales On Jan.28
• MUSICAL SOCIETY will present Edward German's operetta "Merrie England" from February 27 to March 2 inclusive.
Tickets for this annual event will
go on sale in the Auditorium Box
Office January 28.
For students this is a pass feature and tickets may be obtained
by presentation of AMS passes.
Wednesday, February 27, is student night and if all cannot be
accommodated then, a matinee
may possibly be given on Saturday.
PLAYERS NEED
4 TECHNICIANS
• THE    PLAYERS'    Club    announces  that  there   are  four
vacancies in the technical department, ready to be filled by anyone interested.
Anyone who failed to make the
grade in the September tryouts
has a chance to become a Green
Roomer. A working knowledge of
facial make-up Is essential. Membership may be given on a trial
basis, or it may be given to the
first four applicants.
interested and informed citizens it
should tnd undoubtedly will be
read and studied with more than
usual interest.
"Judging by the brief summary
press, it is hoped that Chief Justice Sloan's findings will be regarded and that his recommendations will be put into effect immediately."
Dr. Joseph Crumb of the depart-
ment of economics told the
UBYSSEY reporter:
"The report promises to be
very comprehensive and appears
to provide a practicable solution
to the problem of maintaining the
productivity of the B.C. forests.
"A community supported to a
large extent by the exploitation
of its natural resources always has
to meet the difficult problem of
deciding just how much of the
social cake can be eaten without
destroying the ingredients with
which it waa originally baked."
YES INDEED!
He concluded: 'It is interesting
to note that Mr. Justice Sloan
recognized the necessity of devoting more forest revenues to forest
rehabilitation and while doing so
must necessarily restrict the social
services and possibly the University and Essondale. The latter I
think would be more desirable."
Club Lists Due
For Elections
• LISTS OF  ALL active  LSE
club members must be In the
AMS office by 5 p.m. Wednesday,'
a statement by Fred Lipsett, LSE
President says.
These lists will be used to determine the eligibility of LSE
presidential candidates at the
regular AMS spring elections,
when only recorded LSE members will bo entitled to vote.
This set up was planned by last
year's Student Government Revision Committee.
Lipsett stated that club reports
and Brock Memorial Hall extension suggestions are due on the
same date.
Club executive members are especially fitted to offer worthwhile
suggestions for the; new extension,
and should make use of this opportunity, Lipsett said.
Letters emphasizing the January
16 deadline have been sent to all
LSE club presidents.
New System For
Ubyssey Notices
• FOR  THE  BENEFIT  of  the
many  students  who want  to
place notices in the UBYSSEY's
Classified Column, the Publications
Board has devised an improved
system.
Anyone   wanting   to   place   a
notice in that coluinn is asked to
enquire in the Pub Office for the
Classified Ad form.
TYPEWRITER TOO
On that form apace is provided
for the notice and typewriters are
available in the office for placing
the message on the form.
Items for the classified column
are accepted on the understanding
that the UBYSSEY can not guarantee their publication in any
specific edition of the paper.
Notices are printed without
charge for members of the faculty
and staff and for any registered
member of the Alma Mater Society.
Committee Calls
For Brock Plans
• BROCK    EXTENSION    plans
from   individual   students   or
groups of students should be in
the hands of the committee by
next Wednesday so that its initial
meeting will be as broad as possible
stated Chairman Cal Whitehead.
"Student cooperation in this
matter will make clear the general
needs of the proposed building",
he said.
"A   list   of   student   needs   and
preferences can  thus be a great
help  in  the  initial  work  of the
committee."
PLANS TO AMS OFFICE
The plans should be addressed
to the AMS office.
The meeting will be held in the
Women's Executive Room at 12:30
on Thursday.
At this meeting it is hoped that
the groundwork for the architectural and financial planning will
be laid.
• Rules For 1946 Campaign
THE  UBYSSEY  urges  all students   to   clip   these   election
rules and save for reference.
1. Candidates must enquire re
eligibility at the AMS office
before commencing their official campaigns.
2. Nominations must be in the
hands of the Secretary of the
society by the following times:
President: 5 p.m. Wednesday,
January 30.
Treasurer: 5 p.m. Wednesday,
February 8.
All    other    offices:    S  p.m.
Wednesday, February 13.
3. Nominations must be signed
by not less than ten active
members of the AMS in good
standing and shall be posted
on the Student Council Bulletin Board.
No student shall sign ror more
than one candidate for each
office.
4. Candidates will be required to
speak to the student body on
the following dates:
President: Monday, February 4
Treasurer: Monday February 11.
LSE: Friday, February 15.
MAA: Tuesday, February 19.
WAA: Tuesday, February 19.
WUS: Tuesday, February 19.
All other offices: Monday,
February 18.
Club Invites
Ex-Officers
• USE OF THE Allied Officers
Club, 1168 West Georgia, has
been cordially extended to all
officers now discharged from the
services, announced Miss Nikki
Morrison of the AOC Publicity
Department.
Ex-offlcers, carrying their discharge cards with them, are privileged to use the club as they
would their homes, bring their
wives and friends.
A Tea Dance is held each Sunday at 3 p.m. to which ex-offlcers
are also invited to come and bring
guests.
5.   Elections   will   be   held   from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates:
President:   Wednesday,  February 6.
Treasurer:  Wednesday, February 13.
Other    offices:    Wednesday,
February 20.
All balloting will be conducted
in the foyer of the Auditorium.   Election will be by preferential voting and the secret
ballot.
6   Campaigning   for   each   office
commences   at   8:90 a.m.    on
Thursday, the day after nominations for that office close,
and continues until 4 p.m. on
Tuesday, the day before election day,
7. Candidates for President aad
Treasurer may post 2 sign 21"
by 28" and 3 signs 21" by 14".
Candidates for all other offices
may post 3 signs 21' by 14".
Signs must not be done by
professional sign makers, and
must be posted on a notice
board. All signs must first receive a stamp of approval at
the Student Council office.
8. All candidates must present
their platform  and qualifica
tions to the Editor of the
UBYSSEY not later man 12:00
noon of the day after nominations close for publication in
the Saturday UBYSSEY. This
material may not exceed 100
words for President and Treasurer, nor 75 words for other
offices.
9. Each candidate must appoint a
representative to report to the
election committee and to be
present at the polls during election hours and a scrutineer to
assist in counting the ballots
following the close of elections.
10. Names of candidates will be
read over the Public Address
System at noon on the day
following nomination day and
on the day proceeding election
day. No other announcement
of candidates names over the
Public Address System will be
approved.
11. Any schemes for campaigning
on the campus must receive the
approval of the Election Committee. Candidates requesting
any further information are
referred to the same body:
Nancy Pitman, chairman; Sidney Flavelle, and Hugh McLeod.
1946 Totems Are Still On Sale
Put a dollar down, reserve a yearbook
for yourself!
Totems can be bought in the quad,
in the caf, at the Library booth, or
in the Pub.
$1 down - $2 when book is delivered
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INCOftPOftATIQ »n MAY 1470. 3
BIRDS BOP HARLEM
the gospel...
according to Luke Moyls
(THRILL OF A TRIUMPH
• HALF THE CAMPUS crowded itself into the University
Gym Friday at noon to witness one of the most sensational
basketball games ever staged here, the Thunderbirds upsetting the world famous Harlem Globe Trotters by a 42-38
count.
It was proof to the students that they do have a first rate
hoop team. It was also proof to them/that they need a new
gynmasium, for several hundred students were unable to
get in, in spite of the fact that the more fortunate fans jammed
themselves together in order to make as much room as
possible.
Ex-Thunderbirds Excited
Among the spectators were many former Thunderbirds who
were just as thrilled as the team that defeated Abe Saperstein's aggregation.
These included Ed Ryan, who played with last year's squad
before taking a football scholarship at St. Mary's this season.
Al Dean, who was better known for his cheer-leading
ability back in the days when the UBC Thunderbirds marched
to the Canadian Basketball Championship in 1941, was there,
too.
Art Johnson, who has retired In favor of coaching the
similarly high-flying Senior A Chiefs, was seen congratulating
Coach Bob Osborne on the sensational victory.
A Feather In Their Cap
Mr. and Mrs. Stilwell, parents of the former Thunderbird
star, who is now at Oregon, are still rated as the top Thunderbird fans. They haven't missed a home game since Art first
started with UBC three years ago. They didn'J miss the
Globe Trotter extravaganza, either.
Among the spectators was Alan Ainsworth, president of
the Alma Mater Society who is now a Rhodes Scholar. Alan
is now convinced of the necessity of a new gynmasium.
It was a great victory, and it's just one more feather for
Coach Bob Osborne and his high-flying Thunderbirds. For
bigger and better basketball, we'll look to them.
Cleaning Off The Cuff
Among the mail was a letter from Dick Strife, sports
editor of Eugene's Register-Guard ... He feels that UBC
is ready to move into the company of Oregon, Oregon State,
Washington, Washington State, and Idaho in the Pacific Coast
College Conference ... General feeling regards the Thunderbirds as a much more logical choice than Montana State*
which has not participated in conference play for more than
seven years . . . Another letter was from UBC's star trackman, Ace Williams . . . He's taking it easy up at Tranquille
and hopes to be back in circulation next fall . . . UBC will
miss him when the Pacific Northwest Conference track season
opens . . . Hoop fans will get another chance to see the
Thunderbirds in action tonight when they tangle in a return
game against the Seattle Sandpoint Navalairs . . . UBC* won
by a 70-40 count at Sandpoint in the first game on December
27.
• MEN'S GRASS HOCKEY:
Oeneral meeting for members
and anyone interested in hockey
ia Arts 109, Monday, January 14,
at 12:30.
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Feminine Influence
• HANOVER, N.H., (UP)-The
Dartmouth College alumni
magazine views with alarm the
influx of veterans' wives, noting
that since women arrived on the
campus the students have taken to
wearing coats to class—and even
neckties.
• Sign Board
MONDAY, JANUARY 14
12:30-SCM, SPC, IRC - Arts 204
—SCM — Arts 103
—SPC Executive    - Arts 108
—VCF — Arts 206
-Hockey Club        - Arts 106
—Mussoc — Auditorium
—Pan Hellenic        - Arts 104
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15
12:30—Arts Election — Auditorium
—VCF — Ap. Sc. 202
—Agriculture Women's
Undergraduate       — Ag. 100
—Third year Chemical
Engineers — Ap. Sc. 100
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GORDY SYKES
. . quits Thunderbirds
Bird Hoopers
Lose Pivotman
• GORDY SYKES, six-foot-flve
pivotman who has shared his
talent with the UBC Thunderbirds
for four seasons, oil and on, left
Varsity this winter and won't be
back until next season.
Sykes bowed out with one of
the most brilliant exhibitions of
his basketball career here last
December 20 and 2& when he
checked Washington State's All-
American bucket man to seven
and nine points in the respective
contests.
SCIENCE STUMPED HIM
The lanky Thunderbird has had
trouble with his engineering course
during the past two years and decided to change his course early
in December.
Quitting lectures, he attempted
to enroll in the special ex-servicemen's winter session which commenced this weeR. However, he
was refused permission, so Sykes
will probably play in the local
Intercity Commercial Basketball
League until  returning to UBC.
SPRAINED ANKLE
The tall centreman plans to
catch up this summer by re-enrolling in June.
Even during his short season
with UBC this season. Sykes displayed ability in scoring from the
keyhole, for he tallied 58 points
in the nine games in which he
played, an average of 6.4 points
points per game.
Sykes developed a badly sprained ankle in the final practice before the 'Birds began their Christmas trip. He accompanied the
UBS squad on the jaunt, but
Coach Bob Osborne kept him on
the bench in favor of his ankle.
Hoop fans will be looking for
the temperamental pivotman when
basketball resumes here next year.
Sailor Hoop Club
At
Tonight
• BASKETBALL fans will get
another chance to see the UBC
Thunderbirds in action when the
Blue and Gold cagers welcome the
Sailors from Sandpoint Navy Base
in Seattle for a return tussle in
the Varsity Gym. Game time is
8 o'clock.
The 'Birds met the Navalairs in
the first game of their recent holiday jaunt through Washington and
Oregon, and they had little
trouble notching a 70-40 triumph
in the Navy Base Gym.
STRONGER TEAM
But the Sandpointers, who are
flying north for tonight's engagement, will be strengthened and
plan to give the UBC quintet a
much stifTcr battle.
Referees Joe Martin and Floyd
Fesler of Bellingham will officiate
with tip-off time slated for 8 p.m.
NOTICE*"
• STUDENTS who have taken
out strip and who are no longer
playing may turn In their strip
and collect the whole of their deposit  (3.50).
NOTICE
• ON   Wednesday,   January   16,
there will be a meeting of all
ex-Byngitcs who would like to
turn out for the following intramural activities: swimming, track
and field, tennis, basketball, and
golf. The meeting will be held in
Arts 102 next Wednesday at 12:30.
• THE libraries of the University
of Chicago contain more than
1,400,000 books.
Young Pat McGeer Paces UBC;
GymjBulges With 2000 Studes
By DON McCLEAN
• UBC's HIGH-FLYING Thunderbirds out-ran, out-shot,
and out-played the mighty world-famous Harlem Globe
Trotters as they chalked up a well-earned 42-38 victory before
a jam-packed house of screaming students in their Varsity
Gym Friday at noon.
Paced by young Pat McGeer, who tallied a total of 14
points, the 'Birds grabbed a 23-16 lead at half time and then
played the Trotters at their own slow-moving pace for the
second half to take the four-point victory.
It   was  only  in  the   final   five
1
Saturday, January 12, 1946
Page 4
SPORT CARD
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
ENGLISH RUBGY     -
1:00 Probables vs. Possibles; Varsity Stadium
SOCCER
2:30 Varsity  vs.   South  Burnaby,
Central Park
2:30 UBC vs. loco, Stadium Upper
Field.
GRASS HOCKEY
2:30 Men's    exhibition   hockey
match, Grass hockey field.
BASKETBALL
8:30 Varsity     Thunderbirds     vs.
Seattle Navalairs, UBC Gym.
JOE PEGUES
Varsity scrum star
Varsity Preps For
McKechnie Tilt
• VARSITY'S Rep rugger fifteen will attempt to take over
the lead in the McKechnie Cup
race next Saturday when they
play Vancouver Lions at Brockton
Point.   Game time is 2:30.
The UBC entry is highly favored to sweep to their second
straight triumph, having already
disposed of Victoria Crimson Tide,
8-5 ,at the Varsity Stadium hi
November. The Tide rolled right
over the Lions and all but drowned the unlucky Vancouver representative fifteen under a 16-6
count. That should make the
Varsity pack three-<ry favorites,
Coach Dan Doswell's charges
have been practising dally since
returning from the holidays and
are in good shape for the tilt
which may put them ln line for
their second .straight McKechnie
Cup.
• THE Graduation Class will
meet In Ap. Sc. 208 at noon
Wed., Jan. 16 Bring suggestions
for a class gift. Everybody
turn out.
Arts Nominations
Due On Monday
• NOMINATIONS for the positions of president, vice-president and secretary-treasurer of the
Arts Undergraduate Society and
for second and third year Arts
must be handed in to Hugh McLeod, at the Alma Mater Society
office.
Tha signature of ten students in
the Arts Faculty must be on the
nomination sheets for each of the
opetv positions.
The elections for these faculty
representatives and for president,
vice-president and secretary- treasurer of second and third years of
Arts will be held in the Auditorium
Tuesday noon after a pepmeet.
Lutheran Club To
Be Formed Here
• FOLLOWING the example of
several American and Canadian
universities, UBC will soon have
a branch of the Lutheran Students'
Association on the campus.
Before Christmas permission was
obtained to organize, and at noon
Wednesday the first meeting will
be held in Arts 103. The purpose
of the club and a constitution will
be discussed at this meeting.
minutes, when the Harlemltes
stepped up the pace, that they
came near to catching the Thunderbirds.
The Globe Trotters grabbed an
early lead as the shaky Thunderbirds missed several setup shots.
The two teams played basket for
basket throughout the rest of the
first, quarter with the Trotters
. holding their three point lead at
the changeover.
CLARKSON TORRID
Reg Clarkson started the 'Birds
on their upward flight in the second quarter as he scored five
points and almost single handedly
put the UBC entry into the lead.
He was aided by Ritchie Nichol
who set up most of the points from
his bucket slot.
With the score standing at 15-12,
Clarkson and McGeer nipped
through for two quick baskets and
from that time on the 'Birds Were
never headed.
SEVEN-POINT LEAD
Clarkson sank a free shot, but
Roosevelt Hudson nullified that to
make the score 17-16. Then Ritchie Nichol, Clarkson and McGeer
flipped in three quick shots to give
the Thunderbirds their 23-16 lead
at the breather.
Tho Harlemites had their best'
quarter in the third when they
slowed the pace right down to a
walk and crept within four points
at 28-24 At the start of the final
frame. Their zone defence held
tiie 'Birds down to five points, but
Varsity threw up a zone defence
of their own that was just as good
as that of the Trotters.
TROTTERS SPEED UP
McGeer took over the scoring
duties in the final frame as he
sank his scuthpaw flips from all
over the court. The: 'Birds built
up a 36-28 lead midway through
the quarter, whereupon the Trotters called time out. When play
was resumed, they opened over
the 'Birds.
They pulled within four points
at 38-34 with two quick baskets
by Duke Cumberland, but McGeer
was equal to the occasion and
aided by Sandy Robertson who
played a bang-up defensive game
for the Thunderbirds, the UBC
five held their four-point lead to
the end, controlling the ball during the final minute with a beautiful display of ball-handling.
THUNDERBIRDS—Robertson   4,
Weber 2, Nichol 5, Bakken 2, Kermode 7, McGeer 14, Clarkson 8,
Henderson, Franklin — Total 42.
GLOBE TROTTERS — Price 8,
Moore 2, Cumberland 12, Clayton 5,
Hudson 8, Phelps 3, Davis-Total 38.
Jazzers Get
Live Jive
• PLANS of t'..i Jazz Society to
sponsor a live jive session in
the near future were revealed
today by the Society's president,
Ross Stroud.
Similar to a session held last
autumn, this feature will present
topflight local jazzmen playing
together for the first time.
Every effort will be made to
obtain the auditorium for the
occassion, Stroud said.
UBC FOUNDERS
Stroud praised the work of the
British Columbia Society for Jazz
Promotion. This group headed by
radio announcer Reg Thompson
will follow the same procedure as
the university society ha.s done,
but they will work on a larger
scale, spreading throughout the
entire Pacific Northwest.
Stroud and Alex Cowie, Jazz
Society secretary were two of the
founders of the new club which
held its organization meeting last
Saturday.
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
ED RYAN
still cutting cage capers
ED RYAN TO PLAY
HOOP FOR GAELS
•   UBC's GIFT to college football, Ed Ryan, returns to
studies at the little college town of Moaga, California,
next week, but he'll be going back to start action with St.
Mary's basketball team this time.
Ryan took an American football scholarship with the Gaels
this fall ahd proved his ability on the gridiron as he rapidly
rose to fame as one of the best ends in the business.
He was selected as an All-Coast end, and was picked as
an alternate end on an All-American squad.
STARRED WITH THUNDERBIRDS
Having just finished his football assignment with a stirring
performance in the Rose Bowl with the Galloping Gaels,
Ryan has been spending a well-earned holiday at his home
here in Vancouver.
Before leaving this campus, he starred at basketball with
yast year's edition of the Thunderbirds. But he's not through
with the hoop game by a long shot. Ed announced that he's
going to have a go with St. Mary's casaba club as soon as he •
gets back to the sunny California campus.
ST. MARY'S ON THE WAY UP
While playing grid, Ryan liked the All-American Herman
Wedemeyer best of his team-mates. "Wedey" will be playing
hoop with Ed, too. According to the UBC product, Herman
is just about as all-round an athlete as anybody could wish
to have on a campus.
St. Mary's College has now taken over the St. Mary's
Pre-Flight school as well, and they're going out to show the
Southern Division of the Coast Conference that they have
top teams in the other sports, too.
If Ed is right, we'll be hearing big things from the little
town of Moraga this spring.
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