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Vol. xxvm
VANCOUVER, B.C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1948
No. 47
MORE ELECTIONS WEDNESDAY
AMS Speeches McRae Will Advise For
Monday  Noon  New Staff Appointment
FINAL eight members of next
year's Student Council will be
elected on Wednesday, February
20, when the general student body
votes, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in
the foyer of the Auditorium.
Speeches will be given by candidates for five of the eight offices
in the Auditorium, noon on Mon*
day. Nominees for the two positions voted for only by women
students will address the feminize
students on Tuesday noon.
President of the Men's Athletic
Directorate, to have been elected
on Wednesday, is already In by
acclamation — Keith MacDonald.
Treasurer of MAD, not a Council
position-, is also in by acclamation
— Dave Comparelll.
Still to be elected for CouncU
are the Secretary, Chairman of
the Undergraduate Societies Com.
mlttee, Co-ordinator of Social Activities, Library and Scientific
Executive president, Women's
Undeiygraduate Societies president,
Women's Athletic Directorate
president, and Junior and Soph
Members.
SECRETARY
Position of Secretary, who keeps
the minutes and serves on executive committees is sought by Joy
Dcneganl and Rosemary Hodgins.
CHAIRMAN USC
Nominees for the office of Chairman of USC come from the ranks
of the Undergraduate Societies
executives. The duties are to coordinate the various faculties, to
head the Discipline Committee and
to serve on the Eligibility Committee. Candidates are Ron Grantham and Tony Scott.
SOCIAL CO-ORDINATOR
Co-ordinator of Social Activities,
instituted in the fall, regulates
AMS functions. The new CSA
may be Buzz Walker or Bob
Wilson.
LSE PRESIDENT
Literary and Scientific Executive
president champions and represents
the various clubs on Council.
Covetors of this office are Morris
Berson and Gerry Macdonald.
Only LSE club members may elect
their president. '
WUS PRESIDENT
Seeking the office of president
of the Women's Undergraduate
Societies are Mary Dolmage, Barbara Kelsberg, Nancy MacDonald
and Pat Mayne. The successful
girl will be responsible for the
organization of the many affairs
coming under the jurisdiction of
WUS. Only women students vote
for this officer.
WAA PRESIDENT
Women's Athletic Association
president, elected only by women,
organizes their athletic activities.
Nominees are Pat Macintosh and
Jenny Rodenchuk.
JUNIOR MEMBER
Junior Member looks alter Freshmen orientation, Home-Coming and
alumni liaison. Running for this
office are Art Goldberg, Bob Harwood, Harry Kabush and Bill McKay.
SOPH MEMBER
Soph Member, new to Council
this year, has replaced Junior
Member as "general joe-boy."
Contestants are Ray Dewar, Phil
Evans .and Al Pierce. This Councillor chairmans the International
Student Service and the Special
Events Committee.
Legion And Jokers
Plan Sugar Drive
"A MAMMOTH" sugar for overseas drive will be launched Monday at Branch 72 Canadian Legion
in conjunction with the Jokers
Club.
The public will be asked to contribute pies and sugar to the University. Donations will be turned
in to the campus Legion office.
Pies will be matched by two ounces
of sugar from each student for the
donors, and the students will endeavor to match ten percent of the
sugar donated.
Pies will be sent to Shaughnessy
Military Hospital and the sugar
will be sent overseas to the British
Red Cross.
Students are asked to forego
their weekly quota of coftee sugar
and deposit two ounces at the
Legion office Monday morning.
IF NEWLY ELECTED
say in the matter, AMS will
very near future.
He feels that ln view of the increased demands being made upon
the time and energies of Council
Members, the services of an experienced book-keeper and accountant are now absolutely
necessary.
PLAN FEASIBLE
"Surely UBC, with a total enrolment of nearly 7,000 needs, and
can afford, a business manager,
when Dalhousie University, with
only 700 students, has had an
official for some time," he declared.
He also announced his Intention
of formulating a treasure! policy
which would continue on through
the spring term.
McRae stated that he particularly
wished to thank his supporters and
the election committee.
"I really appreciated the campaign spirit, and I shall do my
best to carry on the excellent work
done by Garry Miller during the
past year."
RETICENCE
Asked to divulge some information regarding his past life, McRae modestly replied that "there
really wasn't very much to say."
"I was a student at Lord Byng
High School from 1930 to '35. I
played English rugby and was
President of the Student Council
during my last year there," he
recalled.
"Incidentally," McRae added, "it
was our Byng team that*won the
New Zealand Shield when it was
first put up for competition back
ln 1035."
EXPERIENCE QUALIFIES
"After finishing high school I
was employed by the Canadian
Bank of Commerce for nearly six
years," he continued, "but I managed to get in quite a bit of rugby,
Pick Up Cheques
Starting Feb. 25
VETERANS' DVA CHEQUES
will be available on the campus.
February 25 and 28. They will
not be handed out alphabetically
as previously, but will be given
out as men come In.
Place of issue will de designated
soon, but it will not be in the
Veterans' Bureau.
Winter session students who
have not received January cheques
will get thram February 27 or 28.
A list of about thirty-five winter
session students whose applications
are Incomplete is being made up
in the Veterans' Bureau office, and
and will be published in Tuesday's
Ubyssey. These students must report to downtown DVA to complete their forms More their
cheques can be made up.
treasurer Don McRae has any
have a business manager in the
playing for Meralomas."
In 1941 McRae joined the RCAF,
graduated as a Navigator and was
then attached to the Training Command in Canada as an instructor.
"By the time I got to England,
things were pretty well over," he
Money Man
DON McRAE
said,   regarding   his   Air   Forco
career.
"As to my plans for the immediate future — well, they are
pretty well centred around getting
my degree in Commerce, and then
finding a job where my bank
training will be useful." ,
Waiter
AN ECONOMICS I student took
Professor G. P. Drummond at his
word when he said, "I like room
service" during his 10:30 ajn. lecture in the auditorium yesterday.
Commerce student Fred Jeffery
quietly left the lecture, returned a
few minutes later carrying on his
fingertips, in the best waiter manner, a tray holding a cup of coffee
with cream on the side.
"Thank you," said Professor
Drummond as Jeffery handed the
tray to Mm on the stage. The
professor placed the cup on his
lecturer's stand and emptied it in
several Instalments, although his
enthusiasm for an exposition of
foreign trade threatened to allow
the coffee to become cold.
The Incident began when students in the back of the room
shouted "Louder" when they could
not hear all Professor Drummond
■aid. He stated he had already
been working for two hours, and
added that a cup of coffee would
go well at the present time.
Citizens Puzzled
By Joker Stunt
PASSERSBY on Cordova Street
Thursday thought the unpredictable campus antics of the UBC
Jokers Club had landed them in
the toils of the law.
They saw Detective Angus Stewart on the steps of the police station hold about 25 members of the
club at bay with a sawed-off shotgun while Detective George Kit-
eon clamped handcuffs on 275-
pound twins Jack and Leo Levy.
But the whole thing was just
another of the Jokers' stunts, promoted by a letter in a Vancouver
morning paper declaring the Jokers
should receive a "jail term with
lashes."
Imperialism Still.
Alive.. Dr. Clarke
IMPERIALISM is by no means
dead, in spite of the efforts of the
United Nations Organization. This
was the main text of an address
given by Dr, A. F. B. Clarke to
the IRC Thursday noon.
* "All big nations are on their
moral high-horses, attempting to
cover up their Imperialistic designs at the same time," he declared.
POLITICAL KNOWLEDGE
Dr. Clarke prefaced his address
by pointing out that it should not
be thought out of place for a Professor of French to speak on a
political topic, stressing - that an
acquaintance with the culture and
literature of foreign countries
could provide an excellent basis
for understanding of political
problems.
He deplored what he tormed the
apathy of Canadians toward current affairs, despite the efforts of
the radio and press, and the tendency to 'hand over all responsibility to the government."
"Dictatorship   develops   through
leaving government policy entirely
to the government," he declared.
ATOMIC BOMB
Touching upon the question of
ths atomic bomb, Dr. Clarke quoted various authorities as stating
that there was no effective defense
against it. He asserted that super-
national power of some sort was
nv;cesary for control of this weapon.
Dr. Clarke questioned the so-
called "frankness" of the utterances
of Bevin and Vishinski. "Calling a
man a liar is frankness, perhaps,
but by no means old-school diplomacy," he said.
He emphasized the need for education of the individual to a new
and broader concept of loyalties,
exceeding those of race and
country.
COTC Marksman
DEBATERS LOSE APPEAL All Place In Shoot
TO REVISE LIQUOR LAWS
UBC's FRESHMAN debaters lost to Victoria teams both
here on the campus and at Victoria College in the annual
Frosh Debate held last Wednesday.
Here at the University  of BC,
Manson Toynbee and Bud Gure-
vich defended the resolution against
Victoria's John Young and Ronald
Grant, "that BC's liquor laws
should be liberalized." Supporting
the negative for UBC at Victoria
were Marshall Bray and Fergus
McKenzie, opposing Alan McFarlane and David Braid, the Islanders' home entries.
UK PUBS ENDORSED
Bud Gurevich, first speaker for
the affirmative at UBC, attacked
existing liquor control laws, declaring that they were a source
of under-world profits and did
not discourage drunkenness. Gurevich pointed to the English pub as
being "infinitely preferable to
Canadian beer-parlors, which are
nothing but guzzling places."
"Moderation is to be secured
only through the liberalization of
the liquor laws," he stated.
First speaker for the negative,
John Young, stated at the outset
of his speech, that the purpose of
the  debate  should  be  to discuss
the best means of securing moderation in the consumption of liquor.
He quoted the findings of the
Rockerfeller Committee, declaring
that "only through state control
can the minimum unstimulated
demand be obtained," and added
that the trend in the USA was
towards state liquor control.
Manson Toynbee, second speaker
for the affirmative, asserted that
it was Impossible to restrict a demand commodity and that "human
nature must be taken into account."
"Our beer parlors should be
turned Into civilized places serving
food with liquor," he declared.
Supporting liquor control, Ron
Grant expressed doubt as to the
advisability of the English pub in
Canada. "The Englishman drinks
t,. promote good-fellowship while
the Canadian drinks to reduce inhibitions," stated Grpnt. He also
charged that private enterprise
would over-stimulate and thereby
increase present per capita liquor
consumption.
BACK FROM THE CONFLICT
and flushed with near-victory, Is
the COTC rifle team. Led by
Lieutenant Aird, the team placed
second in the Reserve Army shooting competition held last Sunday.
Their 12 point total placed them
second to the 9th Armpured Regiment, with 15 points, and a long
way ahead of the 11th division,
with 8 points, 17 teams competed
in this shoot.
Bob Bath's high score put the
COTC team on top of the Bren
competition. He won a silver
cigarette case for his efforts. Bob
also hit the jackpot when he broke
a clay pigeon at 200 yards, in an
unofficial competition on the side.
Members of our team were R. A.
Bath, W. G. Robinson, R. V. Simpson, W. Young, R. G. Webster, W.
H. Cook, R. J. Efford, L. E. Cor-
nett, H. D. Nicholson, R. M. Reb-
ctson, and J. H. Kenney.
The increased interest in marksmanship may lead to the construction of a new rifle range on the
north side of the Armouries, says
Colonel Shrum.
COMING SOON...
VICTORIA INVASION,
'TIME' - BOOST DRIVE
VICTORIA is being subjected to "infiltration tactics" this week-end by home-coming
ex-Victoria students from the University of British Columbia, who have gone home "to tell
the folks" about the province'-wide UBC War Memorial Gymnasium Drive.
Additional boost to the drive was offered by this weeks edition of Time, which gives
a two-page pictorial and editorial spread to the UBC War Memorial Gymnasium Drive in
the Education section.   The history of the university is reviewed and the gymnasium
campaign is being given special prominence.   The theme of the piece is "Sis, Boom, Ah!"
PARADES GALORE -""	
Two parades in Victoria sponsored by the BC Rugby Union In
whicha banner-carrying UBC and
Victoria College students will
march are taking place today.
The first parade, which will be
led off by Spencer's Remnants band
twill begin at 8:45 from the dock
to the centre of town. The Varsity Thunderbirds contending for
the McKechnie Cup opposite the
Victoria Crimson Tide, will march
in the parade accompanied by the^
Varsity Frosh soccer team.
A second parade, preliminary to
the McKechnie Cup game in McDonald Park at 2:30, will weave
from the centre of town to the
Empress Hotel.
BRIEFS AND STICKERS
Homecoming University of British Columbians carrying campaign
brochures and stickers will brief
Victoria College students and ask
their canvassing support for the
campaign.
The Badger Brawl, sponsored by
the Pre-Med Undergraduate and
the Nurses Undergraduate Society
will be held tonight after the
basketball game from nine to
twelve ln the Brock. Tickets are
a dollar a couple.
Assistance of co-eds to help sell
tickets downtown to the McKechnie Cup rugby game to be
held on Visitor's Day, March 2, is
urgently required. Girls are requested to leave their names at
the UBC War Memorial Gymnasium office in the Brock Hall.
SUGAR UNCLAIMED
Seventy unclaimed packets of
sugar collected by Legion members
are in the Ubyssey office still unclaimed by the anonymous woman
who phoned the Ubyssey and complained about the pie waste.
Pay-off to the incident was the
donation to the Legion of three
plea by Mrs. Esther Davies, pastry
cook at the Hux, 160 East Broadway. Another woman has donated
$10 to the fund and asked all her
friends to give pies to the Legion.
Dave Hayward, Jokers Club
prexy, has been elected president
of a pie committee, which will
raffle off the pies.
Touch of Insanity was again
added to the drive Thursday afternoon by 15 Jokers who answered
a critic who complained on the
News Herald that student "pie
throwers should be thrown in jail
end horse-whipped."
The Jokers surrendered themselves to the police to be horsewhipped.
Major Production
Needs Furniture
MUMMERS search intensively
for Queen Anne furniture as their
major production, "Berkley
Square" runs Into its fourth week
of rehearsals .
The play will be presented ln
the auditorium from the 12th to
the 16th of March, when Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday will be
students' nights. This will be a
pass feature. It is hoped that the
production may be presented in
the Lyric theatre as well.
Tickets are going on sale March
1, and may be bought at Kelly's
on Seymour.
BADGER BRAWL
USC QUESTIONS COUNCIL,
DEMANDS    RECOGNITION
The year-old Undergraduate Societies Committee yesterday gave evidence of "feeling its oats."
A joint meeting of the 1946 and 1947 USC's named a
committee to submit to Students' Council a criticism of that
body's past attitude to USC, and a warning for the next
year's council.
USC's admonitory statement will      ———^———————
be read at the coming joint meeting
of this year's and next year's
Students' Councils.
Decision to take this action was
made on a motion by Pat Fowler,
PUS president. A committee of
himself, Jack Beveridge of Applied
Science and one or two other
members to be named, will draw
up the statement.
The statement will supplement a
complaint made by USC in a recent
letter to Students' Council
COUNCIL QUESTIONED
Fowler said after the meeting,
"Students' Council has failed in
some measure to consult USC about
important financial questions. It
has not sufficiently recognized our
importance on the campus as the
only body giving direct representation to every student."
During the meeting Ronald Grantham, nominee for 1948-47 USC
chairmanship, declared: "USC is
perhaps the most Important part
of student government today."
Barney Murphy, Pre-Med representative, declared: "USC members don't know what powers their
constitution gives them." He
suggested giving a copy of the USC
constitution to each member.
Ted Klrkpatrlck, AMS presidentelect, urged avoidance of dissension
in carrying out the Memorial
Gymnasium drive.
UBC Events To Be
Heard On CKNW
NEWS OF UBC activities will be
broadcast over CKNW according
to University Radio Society
officials.
These newscasts will originate
in the Radio Society's Brock Hall
studios after installation of the
permanent radio line.
URS news department will supply material to CKNW prior to
line installation.
BLOOD DONORS
TO AID MOTHER
AN EMERGENCY call to UBC
for Type A blood donors met with
enthusiastic support from students
within ten mlntes after the appeal
was broadcast.
UBC student veterans mother
seriously ill In St. Paul's Hospital
urgently needed plasma despite
six previous transfusions.
Over twenty students answered
the appeal and were immediately
transported to the hospital.
Additional donors will not be
needed Immediately according to
St. Paul's Hospital officials.
FOLLOWS GAME     COMING SOON...
.   operation   dollar
'BADGER BRAWL," in honor
of the Pacific University Badgers,
is the code name for the Pre-Med,
Nursing, dance scheduled for
Brock, Hall tonight at 9 p.m.
Jackie Cohen will set the
rhythm and refreshments will bs
served in the Brock Snack Bar,
state Gene Butler and Jessie Mac-
Carthy of the committee in charge.
The admission fee will be one
dollar per couple wih the proceeds
going to the War Memorial Gym
fund.
DISCUSS LOWER
CONCERT RATES
FOR STUDENTS who are inter-
ested in a reduced rate for admission to downtown concerts, there
will be a meeting in Arts 206 on
Tuesday at 12:30.
This "gathering" is being called
to arrange a workable agreement
vhich will be acceptable both to
the students and to downtown
agencies handling these concerts.
Cal Whitehead, sophomore member, states that the meeting will be
held in response to a "Letter to
the Editor" in Tuesday's Ubyssey,
written by Lois M. Cook, a third
year Arts student.
operation dollar
Artsmen Choose
A New Executive
EVECUTTVE for 1940-47 of Arts-
men's Undergraduate Society was
elected at noon Thursday, February 14.
Earle Heisler, 3rd year Arts
student, was unamlnously voted
fourth year president, with Tony
Scott elected vice-president.
Heather Blundell, also a third year
student, was chosen Secretary-
Treasurer.
ALSO
Elected to represent third year
Arts were Eva Chernov as president, Dorothy Moore as vice-
president, and Tlno Genls as
secretary-treasurer.
John Kelham, supported by thc
Jokers, became second year president while Irma Koch and Bill
Dunbar were elected vicfe-presldent
and secretary-treasurer respectively.
Frank Phillips Is
New CUS Prexy
FRANK PHILLIPS will guide
the destinies of next year's Commerce Undergraduate Society.
Phillips, an ex-army man, was
elected to that position Thursday
noon in a three-way race with
Doug Booth and Jack Varcoe.
George McKeen, ex-airforee, defected Tom Fleming to become fhe
1946-47 CUS treasurer.
Operetta Program
As Pass Feature
"OPERETTA MELODIES," a
program of melodies and songs
from popular operettas, will be
presented as a Pass Feature by
the Special Events Committee in
the Auditorium on Wednesday, at
12:30.
The bill includes parts of nine
operettas including Oklahoma,
Desert Song, New Moon, and
Showboat.
The production was made by
special arrangement with the
British Columbia Institute of Music
end Drama and will include such
local professionals as Ann Watt,
Thora Anders, John Beadell, Ernest Adams and David Oldham.
SORRY I
CIRCUMSTANCES beyond the
control of the UBYSSEY prevent
the appearance to-day of the pictures of the candidates In next
Wednesday's elections. They will
appear on Tuesday.
For the same reason we offer our
apologies to Heather Blundell. Her
Beauty-on-the-Spot article will
appear a week to-day.
Engineers' Vote Shows
When Redshirts Run
By VAL SEARS
STATISTICS arising from the election of Don McRae
as AMS treasurer show a great discrepency between the
number of sciencemen voting in the presidential elections,
where there was a scienceman running and the treasurers
elections where all nominees were commerce students.
A comparison between votes for        _..,„.
Social Work    11
Teacher Training      6
Applied Science (Total)  270
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
Arts and Science First Year 861
Arts and Science Second Year... 783
Arts and Science Third Year 533
Arts and Science Fourth Year... 209
Applied Science Second Year.. 466
Applied Science Third Year (N.A.)
Applied Science Fourth Year... 109
Applied Science Fifth Year       107
Nursing    49
Agriculture  137
Law ..r    45
Social Work    26
Teacher Training      9
president and those for treasurer
shows that over 1700 more votes
were cast for the former positions
than were for the latter.
A breakdown of the engineers
votes by classes was not available
at press but only 270 votes were
cast by the entire applied science
faculty.
FACULTIES
Arts and Science First Year 371
Arts and Science Second Lear.... 491
Arts and Science Third Year.... 216
Arts and Science Fourth Year.. 168
Agriculture    87
Nursing    24
Law    17 THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, February 16, 1946, Page 2
SAND IN THE WORKS
"Inefficiency" is an ugly word, especially
when applied to the activities of a pocketful
of busy people doing the work of a multitude, by representatives of a certain red-
shirted one-ninth of the university population, which at present doesn't seem to be
justifying its voting power on the campus.
Never before has there been such a need
for unification on the campus. We are
building a $500,000 gymnasium. Groups
which have never worked shoulder to
shoulder before on the campus are now
working side by side in this drive.
There is no one group on the campus who
can deny the need of a gymnasium.
But the Sciencemen, and to a certain extent, the. Undergraduate Societies Committee, have decided that Students' Council
is inefficient, and both groups appear to be
worrying more about substantiating their
claims of "inefficiency" than proving, by
whole-hearted support of the university,
that their existence is warranted by good,
hard, constructive work.
A great many of the pouts have been
occasioned by the fact that all bookings
were cancelled last Tuesday for the mass
War Memorial Gymnasium rally in front
of the Library, which, the protesters complain, was badly disorganized and "not as
important as undergraduate societies elections."
Elections are important. Approximately
fourteen important bookings were arbitrarily cancelled for the mass rally. But fourteen bookings or more would have had to
be cancelled any day from the beginning of
January until the end of March for the mass
pep meeting, which was, ln our opinion,
vitally necessary, and in fact, a week or so
over-due.
But at this stage of the drive, the rally
is as important as a graduation ceremony,
which tends such supposedly intelligent
people out into the world, as the great
number who exclaimed confusedly before
this rally, "What campaign. Is there a
campaign going on?"
It is granted that cancellation of elections
is • nuisance and some undergraduate societies have cause for complaint. But a sense
of porj>ortion is necessary in all critics if
they are going to get themselves listened to.
We have heard the moan also that the
gymnasium publicity and the Ubyssey extra
have hampered AMS elections. We won't
waste the space to comment.
The grief of the Undergraduate Societies
Committee, which almost bubbled over in
a letter written to council accusing them of
"inefficiency" early this week but which
was quelled because the USC was not
unamimously in agreement on the letter,
was that they were not consulted previous
,   .   .   EDITORIAL PAGE   .   .   .
to the campaign. It is true that they could
have been "Let in on the secret," kept that
way for publicity purposes.
But although they are a cross-section of
student opin&m on the campus, and although they were not "Let in on the secret,"
the USC forgets that this campaign is a
joint student-alumni effort, not wholly an
undergraduate campaign, and that the President of the Undergraduate Societies Committee, their representatives, approved
support of the drive at a council meeting.
There were only five students, all of them
Student Council members with definite and
invaluable information at their finger-tips,
who sat on the central Memorial Gymnasium
Committee which launched the campaign.    e
It is also true that they could have done
a lot of work as a body on the campaign.
To date the Undergraduate Societies has
done little to help the drive and more to
hinder it. The master committee has definitely been at fault in not recognizing the
working potentialities of the USC.
But unless this group as a whole, and the
students feel that the university does not
need a gymnasium, they should stop throwing sand in the wheels of student government and instead oil the machinery of the
$500,000 gymnasium drive, the largest project the students have ever undertaken here.
No dissenting voices have ever been heard
in the previous student campaigns.
Charges of "inefficiency" are rather hard
to take from a large faculty group which
has heartily avowed their great devotion to
the Alma Mater Society through the years.
But first they should clean their own
closets before they charge other groups with
"inefficiency" and interests incompatible to
the university.
It's a minor point, but sciencemen have not
invited Student Council members to their
Science Ball. It is a major point which only
270 votes out of 1500 were cast by Science-
men in the elections for treasurer, when no
scienceman was running for office, as compared to a total of 25 percent of votes cast by
sciencemen in the presidential elections. We
are not casting reflections upon any candidate, only on the Alma Mater Society
patriotism of the redshirts.
Those accused of "inefficiency," the student campaign leaders, are working themselves ragged.
Keep your red shirts on boys, and look
before you leap into an argument which is
destructive to a good cause and not based on
rational reasoning.
You've got a chance to tell the rest of the
students what you're going to do for the
Gymnasium Drive in the Tuesday Ubyssey.
The Ubyssey editors are wearing armor
plate these days.
Week-end  Review
And Preview
By LEE GIDNEY
THIS WEEK has been a full one,
sarting with the CBC broadcast on
Sunday of a recently discovered
Beethoven "Nocturne" for viola
and piano played by William
Primrose and Arhur Benjamin,
continuing with the Petri concert
on Monday here at the university,
and ending musically on Tuesday
night with Hubermann.
BY WEDNESDAY my thirst for
music being temporarily requited,
I went to see a movie, "Conflden-
tionl Agent" Here I made one
tactical  error which,   for   purely
*    *
"Confidential Agent," though an
interesting film hardly compensated for this antecedent misery
plus another newsreel of Church-
Ill making another of his whimsical speeches. To paraphrase Dorothy Parker's mot "Tonstant Reviewer almost frowed up."
At any rate, to get back to Mr.
Boyer, his latest portrayal of the
artist-soldier of Republican Spain
sent to London on a mission in
the days before the war .had
reached there, is as convincing
personally as the atmosphere generally.
Victor Francen, as the Spanish
Fascist, states very clearly the
temptation which the artist has to
face. He offers Boyer, who is a
e    *
He was, however, set down Into
the most glosssd-over set of English pre-war values which I have
so far encountered. The combine
' of industrialists demand heartbreaking terms of their Spanish
Republican customers, are all set
to sail them out to the Spanish
Fascists, decide to re-open a mine
in one of the unemployment-
riddled towns, and only break their
contract with the Fascists when
they are attacked by the Press,
end then say: "You know, we'd
really rather not do business with
•    *
LAST MINUW MEMORIES
AND ANTICIPATIONS: The ex-
tremely angular female on the
Valentine I received from New
York, my first since I got one
from a little boy in grade five; the
alternately smiling and mordaunt-
ly brooding loveliness of Miss
Marigold MacKenzie behind the
coffee-cups at the reception her
mother gave for Bronislaw Hub-
erman; and coming home from the
same party listening to Mr. Boris
Roubakine, whose 'golden fingers'
accompany Hubermann, talking
about art in Europe. He says there
is music being played and ^ung,
and paintings and whatever else
of beauty remains being salvaged
humanitarian reasons, I'd like to
warn anyone else against repeating. I got into the theatre just
as "Hold That Blonde" began.
Walt, I woud earnestly advise you,
until this thing is over, and then
leave quickly before It begins
again. You can really hold your
own particular blonde in greatet
comfort somewhere else.- It's almost paralyzlngly awful, though
the opening scenes of New York
in the rain don't prepare you for
it.
*    *
csmposer-pianist, the peace and
security within which he can
work, and says after all he Is of
their kind, born with the natural
privilege of alility. It was reminiscent of the mountain In Spain
called the "Tibl Dado" where the
devil is supposed to have led
Christ and offered him the world.
Like Christ, the artist refuses with
noble idealism to have any truck
with such people. I sympathize
with this idealism, but there is a
hardy realistic Fifth Columnist
wlnthin my mind who simply
holds his hands and waits to see
what will come of all that. In this
case everything turned out very
prettily for the artist.
e    e
such people" when actually they
are precisely "such people" themselves.     And   the   "Confidential
Agent" thanks them!
Lauren Bacall   sa  the wealthy
and overbearing daughter of the
industrialist wasn't much good,
but then the part was a nonsense
anyhow. The thing to look for ia
the little cockney skivvy who gets
herself killed. She it food. Her
mm*, I found out after sotne
scrummaging round, is Wanda
Hendrix.
•   •
from the physical ruins of their
world, but that nothing creative la
being produced. Ibey are occupied, he says, ln getting enough
food to eat and ln cheating their
neighbors. Which led roe to reflect that, without our having the
excu* of famine or bombed ruins,
it is a pretty accurate description
of our own artistic impasse. The
anticipations, if you were wondering, are for a book of Degas prints
I found and intend to buy, and for
the Markova-Dolin ballet-group
which will be here in a few weeks
—around March 22 if you want to
get your reservations . They will
only be here for one night this
time, henc\? the early warning.
PEEPER'S   PAPERS
by peeper Platforms
IT HAS BEEN well said that no one
attempts to predict the weather hereabouts
unless he be either a fool or a newcomer.
Be that as it may, I hasten to assure my
readers that spring is not far distant.
In my walk about the Botanical Gardens
several days ago, I noticed that the berry
bushes were sending forth buds, that the
madrona trees had the gleam of life about
them and that the St. John's Wort was undergoing a mysterious vital metamorphosis.
How many, I wonder, are familiar with
the charming garden to the North of the
Brock Building? There is a charming
classical seat in an arbour there and very
soon now the grass will take on a lush
greenness and crocuses will bloom along the
small paths.
Supreme Delight
It is one of my supreme delights to sit
there in contemplation after a bout of
fencing in the Gymnasium.
I have long wished to set down some observations on the attire of University students and today I am bound to do it.
When I approached the Club's table in
the Alcove some two days ago, I was struck
by the brilliance, of Westmoreland's attire.
However, he was wearing a suit of the very
finest quality which I immediately recognized as a garment which his father had
commissioned for him as I accompanied him
to his tailors in Victoria.
Brilliant
I remember the day well for I had to go
in search of D'Arcy and as it happened, I
discovered him the instant before he had
purchased a most extremely cut jacket of
brilliant hue.
D'Arcy was of course disappointed with
the suit his father provided. He declared
it was dull and far too conservative and
stated his intention of remedying the general effect by further purchases. I saw the
result and it was disconcerting.
I have noticed several young men with
the same affliction. They are dependent
upon their parents for their major clothing
expenditures and in such purchases the
parents exert a considerable authority.
However, such items as come within their
own means destroy any sartorical splendours
which they might hope to achieve.
It was clear to me that Westmoreland's
father and myself were exercising judicious
care in the selection of his jackets. D'Arcy
himself was combing the establishments in
the lower streets in search of haberdashery
which is invariably in the most vulgar taste.
Judicious Care
How different is James Steadfast. Although his clothes are not of the finest,
he is always neat and pressed. His hose
are conservative and suspended adequately
(Westmoreland's are telescoped over his
foppish half-boots.), and his cravat is ever
quiet and moderate although I do not altogether approve of the machines he uses to
keep his collar precisely in place.
I have given this question much thought
and have concluded that there is a moral
to be drawn from it.
It is not unfortunate that in so many cases
the habits of sloth which wealth engineers
are brought to bear upon the best that gold
will buy while the habits of care and thrift
which small means produce serve only to
preserve that which in the beginning was
altogether mean and nasty.
CONTINUED
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19. in Arts 103. Dr. Jamieson will
lead the discussion. Members and
those interested in joining the club
are  invited to attend.
Sophomore Member
RAY DEWAR
I believe tho first requisite of a
member of the Student Council
is that he take an Interest In every
phase of the welfare of the Student
body.
This year I have taken an active
part in instigating the formation
of a Permanent Employment Bureau and was recently appointed
co-ordlnator of the committee
representing all student employment organizations.
As Sophomore Member I would
endeavor to further this work,
the Memorial Drive, and all other
branches of student activity.
—Ray Dewar.
ALAN PIERCE
If I am elected to the position
of Sophomore Member of the Student Council, I will endeavour to
carry out the plans already laid
by various committees, with special attention given to the War
Memorial Gymnasium.
I will work to further the development of the International
Student Service on the campus.
I have had experience in student
administration as vice-president of
the student h«dy in ..ign school
and as president ot my graduating
class.
—Al Pierce.
PHILLIP EVANS
As an ex-serviceman and as a
student I will endeavour to bring
all students together in al common
spirit for the good of our university. I will accept all responsibilities delegated to me by the Student Council and will uphold the
general policy of the Council. My
platform Is:
1. To assist in the establishment
of a permanent employment
bureau.
2 Further inter-university sports,
debates and dramatics.
LETTERS To
The Editor
Dear Madam:
Before going any further, I
should like to say what a wonderful job the Jokers are doing in
their campaign to raise funds for
the new gymnasium. But why, oh
why do they have to follow up
their efforts with a goldfish swallowing fest?
I cannot understand the mentality of people who will go to
gape at such an exhibition. After
repeatedly racking my brains, I
am forced to the reluctant conclusion that the spectators came,
cherishing the fond hope that they
were about to see somebody choke
to death — and wouldn't that
have been funny? Ha Ha Ha.
I do not keep goldfish, neither do
I go around declaiming the rights
of our fishy friends, but dash lt
all, it must be rather hard on the
little blighters. Ever since looking
at the picture in Tuesday's Ubyssey
snd seeing the expression on the
poor defenceless thing's face as
it disappeared into Mr. Chutter's
yawning cavern of a mouth, I have
been haunted by fishy nightmares.
To look at it from another point
of view, I hope the human guinea
pigs know what they are doing.
I have heard of cats curling up and
dying horrible deaths under similar
circumstances.
Sincerely,
J. A. Harman.
3. Support and further ISS.
4. Support nl campus clubs to
meet the increased enrollment.
5. Work for the best 'Open
House.'
6. Take an active part in keeping
up enthusiasm and spirit to
make the War Memorial Drive
a success.
7. Work for bigger and better
Special Events.
8. To initiate the revision of our
electoral rbachinery to meet
the needs of our increased enrollment.
9. Take an active part in campus
clean-up campaigns.
Phil Evans
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R-52-45 THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, February 16, 1946, Page 3
READ ALL THEIR PLATFORMS ■ MAKE YOUR OWN CHOICES
Council Secretary
JOY DONEGANI
I deeply appreciate the honor of
/ being nominated for Secretary of
the AMS. If elected I assure you
that I will do my best to carry out
all duties of the Secretary conscientiously and effectively.
The   following   three   points I
submit  as a  proposed  course  of
action for the next year.
1. . Closer contact between CouncU
/ and the students through thc
executives of their Undergraduate Societies.
f.   Full support of the Memorial
Gym fund.
3.    At all times   to   exercise my
vote on Council   wisely   and
with the best interests of the.
university in mind.
—Joy Donegani.
ROSEMARY HODGINS
f My dechion to run for AMS
.Secretary is based on experience
6n the Parliamentary Forum ex-
executive, and the staff of the
Ulyssey. My qualifications include a partial buslneess course
and a kmowldge of student government ^gained through working
jflth the Student Government
Revision Commitee of 1945.
If Elected Secretary, I Wo\tld:
1. Endorse any program furthering UBC expansion and
prestige.
2. Have information available on
the academic and student organization of other Canadian
and American universities.
3. Advocate the revision of present campaign rules to awaken
more interest in the student
elections.
4 Co-operate with the Women's
Undergraduate Societies.
5. Endeavor to use my Council
vote intelligently and to efficiently carry out the duties of
Secretary.
—Rosemary Hodgins.
Undergraduate
Societies Committee
(USC)
5 TONY SCOTT
THE UNDERGRADUATE Societies Committee Is annually becoming a body of greater and greater
responsibility. If elected as its
chairman, I will ensure that:
1. The new faculties on the eampus are encouraged to form
strong undergraduate committees so that these new faculties
*  may be promoted and encouraged, on and off the campus.
2. Proposals and problems of all
faculties, after consideration
by the Undergraduate Societies
J Committee, are fairly and com-
/petently represent on the students' council.
3. The Undrgraduate Societies
Committee becomes a unifying
and strengthening force for all
faculties on the campus.
4. The Undergraduate Societies
Committee becomes a respected consultative sounding board
and body of reference rather
than continue in i ts present
disregarded role.
Tony Scott
RON GRANTHAM
THE UNDERGRADUATE
SOCIETIES COMMITTEE I regard
as an organization with the prime
functions of:
A. Providing an effective bridge
or liaison between the student
body and the Student Council.
B. Fostering sympathy and understanding between Faculties
on peculiar and related problems.
As candidate, I propose to ensure
that USC fulfils these functions by:
1. Having as its members the
class presidents of each undergraduate society, thereby ensuring representation of every
student.
2. Using the USC chairman's seat
on Council as a means of expressing combined opinions of
the students' sectional representatives to Council.
3. Bringing from Council to USC
any proposals or changes of
policy which are subject to the
approval of the students
through their USC.
4. Enabling each Undergraduate
society, regardless of size, to
express    opinion    on    student
' affairs.
Ron Grantham
Social Activities
(CSA)
R. E. WALKER
I submit the following points as
the main body of my platform for
the position of Co-ordinator of
Social Activities.
1. I will endeavor to have one
university social function a
week with adequate attractions
and publicity to insure success.
2. I will clarify the duties of the
CSA in conjunction with the
Students' Council by amending the code of the AMS.
3. I will form a representative
social committee.
4 I will eliminate all clashes between athletic and social functions and in this way increase
the attendant-© at both.
5. I will support the present Gym
Drive by co-operating wholeheartedly with the university
War Memorial committee.
-R. E. (Bum) Walker.
BOB WILSON
I will, if successful at the coming election:
1. Give UBC the finest Social
Year in Its history.
2. DcJ everything in my power to
make all special events a success and lend my full assistance to the committees responsible for these events.
3. Form a Co-ordinating Committee and so organize the
soical calendar that dashes
will be unknown and important
functions well spaced.
4. Popularize the Tea Dance.
5. Bend all my energies toward
all student and council projects especially those pertaining to the Memorial Gymnasium.
I submit my platform to you
with the hope that it will have
your full support.
-Bob Wilson.
Literary and
Scientific Executive
(LSE)
MORRIS BERSON
1. I believe that the most Important task that any LSI president must perform It to see to it
that every student ia engaged ln
some form of eampus life. For
no student can make any claim to
a full education if he has passed
his. college years without the
stimulating and refreshing experiences and associations that campus
organization* provide.
2. In view of the ' greatly increased AMS Income, I shall take
steps to have dub grants enlarged,
and to obtain for the campus aa a
whole an ever-increasing number
of noon hour pass features of the
highest calikre.
—Morris Berson.
JERRY MACDONALD
FOR THE past two years I have
been an active member of the
Musical Society, serving as a
member of the executive and in
the orchestra. I am a scienceman
and a member of the Jokers Club.
This has given me an opportunity
to familiarize myself with the
clubs under the LSE.
I would like to see the number
of Special Events that are brought
to the campus increased and I will
try to better the stage facilities
of the auditorium. If elected, I
will try to promote the activities
of all clubs in the interests of the
members of the LSE and the general student body.
—Jerry A. Macdonald.
Women's
Undergraduate
Society (WUS)
MARY DOLMAGE
If elected President of the Women's Undergraduate Society% I
would:
1. Pledge my first loyaltf to the
women.
2. Endeavor to co-operate with
the other council members.
3. Try to bring the various
groups of women on the campus into closer contact with
each other.
4. Give special attention to the
problems of ex-service girls.
5. Attempt to arrange efficiently
the four major Women's Undergraduate Society functions,
viz: Freshette Initiation, Hi-
Jinx, WUS Co-ed, and WUS
Banquet.
6. Be prepared to meet any new
problems due to the completion of the proposed Dormitory
Building.
—Mary Dolmage.
BARBARA KELSBERG
I appreciate the honor of being
nominated for WUS president.
My platform:
1     Full  support    of    Red    Cross
Work while the need is urgent.
2. Continuance of present policies of student activities with
changes where necessary.
3. Close co-operation with other
campus organizations to the
benefit of all groups.
As Vice President of this year's
executive. I feel that I have gained the necessary experience for
this office and I hope that you will
support me on election day.
—Barbara  Kelsberg.
PAT MAYNE
By keeping my platform free of
high-sounding campaign promises
I feel that it' can m accomplished
to the advantage of all the women
on the campus.
My platform is as follows:
1. Co-ordination of all women's
activities  including  co-operation with WAA, especially in'
promoting intramurals.
2. At least one formal co-ed
sponsored by WUS annually.
3. Social activities for returned
servicemen in which all the
women on the campus might
participate,
4. Sponsor a series of vocational
and fashion talks.
5. Full active support of the
Memorial Gym Fund drive.
—Pat Mayne.
NANCY MACDONALD
I DON'T feel that I should present my platform for the presidency of the Women's Undergraduate Society with a mass of
obscure, unworkable points. Rather, I should like to present what
) believe to be my qualifications
for the position and to give some
general intentions.
For the past three years I have
worked on the Publications Board
in various capacities; among these
have been Editor of the Directory,
and Associate Editor of the Ubyssey and Totem. I am also working as UBC social reporter for the
News-Herald.  In addition, my ex
perience as Treasurer of PHRATERES and Secretary of Second
Year Arts, would enable me to
meet the many problems of WUS
with a broader understanding.
As well as supporting the usual
women's functions, such as the
Freshette Initiation, Hi-Jlnx, WUS
co-ed, and the WUS-WAA banquet.
I would work for women's representation at the conference of
the National Federation of Canadian Universities, which at present
is nil. Intramurals would receive
my fullest co-operation. To further
all these projects, I will see that
there is greater publicity of all
women's activities.
Nancy MacDonald
Women's Athletic
Association (WAA)
PATRICIA MACINTOSH
First of al), I wish to thank
those people responsible for my
nomination. I realize fully the
possibilities of women's sports next
year with tho new gym, increased
facilities and enlarged enrollment,
and if elected will try to further
in all ways athletics on this
campus!
PLATFORM:
1. Organzed invasion of other
colleges with various teams.
2. More types of intramurals
made possible by our new
gym. ,
3. A co-ordinator for athletic
activities. *
4. Change In elegibillty plans.
5. More publicity.
6. Full support of the Physical
Education Department.
—Pat Macintosh,
JENNY RODENCHUK
As a candidate for the position
of president Of WAA, I realize the
need for a strong women's athletic
organization. To achieve this end,
as President of WAA, I would
pledge myself:
1. To   co-operate   actively   with
the War Memorial Gymnasium
Committe to bring the cam- >
paign to an early and successful conclusion.
2. To work toward the establishment of a badly-needed Physical Education department.
3. To expanu inter-collegiate
competition with Western
Canadian and Amrecican Universities.
—Jenny Rodenchuk.
Junior Member
ARTHUR GOLDBERG
The coming term, with increased
enrollment and added faculties,
will undoubtedly be the most important in UBC's history.
Careful management and a
strong public relations program
directed towards our province in
particular", and other major campuses in general, will make us a
top ranking university.
My qualifications as a Law student   and   as   an   ex-serviceman
would, I believe, enable me to act
without bias on any problem confronting the AMS
I will endeavour to use my vote
on Council wisely, and in a manner most beneficial to the student
body.
—Art Goldberg.
BOB HARWOOD
IF YOU CAN see fit to support
my candidacy for Junior Member
of the AMS, I shall do my utmost to carry out the following
platform:
1. Do everything possible to put
*h» freshman week and tht
homecoming week over the
top.
2. Use my vote on council in the
best interests of the student
body at all times.
3. Do everything in my power to
build the War Memorial Gym
in '47.
4 Establish the employment bureau as a really effective agency
5. Improve relations among various campus organizations and
between the university and
the general public, two things
UBC definitely needs.
Boh Harwood
HARRY KABUSH
As junior Member my policy
would include the following
points:
1. Full support of the War Memorial Gymnasium campaign
and full co-operaion with the
Alumni   Association   for   the
establishment of a Physical
Education Department aad
construction of men's and
wonin's dormitories on the
campus.
2. Extensive plans for Homecoming giving special attention to
all alumni recently returned
from the services.
3. Further co-operation between
all students and give special
attention to the needs of all
First and Second year students.
4. Aid in planning of a gala
orientation program for next
year's freshmen and freshettes.
—Harry Kabush.
BILL MCKAY
AS THE duties of Junior Member are defined in the code of the
Alma Mater Society, I am not
making any radical proposals, because I won't have the authority
to fulfill them.
Instead, I promise to carry out
my duties thoroughly and enthusiastically, to the t>est of my ability.
I pledge my ACTIVE support of
all worthwhile suggestions placed
before the Students' Council.
I would improve:
1. Catering at functions,
2. The cleanup campaign,
3. Freshman orienation.
-BUI McKay.
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Saturday, February 16, 1946
Page 4
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
the pub
craw
with Don McClean
FOR WOMEN ONLY
SPORTSWOMEN of the campus, the forgotten few in
the current War Memorial Gym Fund campaign, have
rallied around on their own.
Feeling they, too, are at least a part of the sports scene
on the campus, the sportsminded members of the fairer sex
have rallied to the cause and convinced the Vancouver Lawn
Tennis Club, who are staging the Canadian Badminton
championships February 28, March 1 and 2, that at least
part of the proceeds from the meet should go to the gym
fund.
So forthwith and with all good heart, the VITC have
decided to turn over all proceeds from the semi-final night,
March 1 that is, to the UBC War Memorial Fund.
Jokers Are Helping
This affair will be under the sponsorship of the Women's
Big Block Club and they are enlisting the aid of the Joker's
Club in a big ticket selling drive. The girls have undertaken
to sell 400 tickets on the campus, price SO cents each.
This will be the first tourney badminton since before
the war and will feature most of the big names of the past.
Such fellows as Johnny Samis, Jack Underhill, who has won*
the Canadian title more times than any one else, Jimmy Forsythe, Stan Hayden and the American doubles titlists from
Seattle, Law and Yeager.
Varsity Has BC Champs
In the women's field Jocelyn Pease, Canadian doubles
champion with Eleanor Young, and Clara Louete, Saskatchewan champion and semi-finalist in the last Canadian
championship tourney held in 1939, seem to be the standouts.
The Varsity entry should make a good account of themselves. Lois Reid and Barb Twizzel, former BC Junior
champions should be right in there on the final night. Kenny
Meredith, Murray Creighton, Jim Watt and Deny Thompson,
who all held the BC Junior title at one time or other, will be
flicking the shuttlecocks for the Blue and Gold men's squad.
So let's give the Women's Big Block Club a boast and
help ourselves at the same time.
BUILD THE GYM IN '47.
SPORTS SHORTS: Our Jack Leggatt, ski writer for
the UBYSSEY and News-H., has branched out into the
airwaves. Jack has a fifteen minute ski program every
Friday night at 6 o'clock over CJOR. Give a listen, he's
good .... If you want to catch the McKechnie Cup game in
Victoria this afternoon tune in to CBR at 3 o'clock .... The
big Visitor's Day program is rapidly rounding into shape.
The rugger officials are staging a big dirve to draw 10,000
The rugger officials are staging a big drive to draw 10,000
day. . . . The Jokers script man has been working over time
for this event. Their latest stunt is to stage a good old-
fashioned joust, complete with knights in shining armour,
nags and lances .... Anything for a joke — or a good
cause.
Kappa Sigs Cop Touch Crown;
Robertson Tosses Payoff Passes
AFTER chalking up an impressive string of eight
straight wins, the freshmen stars from Lord Byng failed to
click in the game they wanted to win most. Thursday noon
saw the peach-fuzzed Lambda touch football artists bow out
to the powerful and lanky Kappa Sigs who reached high to
snag four touchdown passes unleashed from the whip-like
arm of hoopman Sandy Robertson and romp to a 26-6
decision and emerge champs of the intramural setup.	
Before    a    highly    enthusiastic  f
crowd, the fraternity men rolled
into high gear as Robertson faded
way back and tossed a 40 yard
flipper to Harry Kermode who
went the rest of the way for the
score, Before the Lambdas could
co-ordinate themselves for a rally
the pigskin hit the breeze again,
urms of Tommy Salters who was
left uncovered by the baffled ex-
Byngites.
But Lambdas   were   still   very
much in the game at this point,
and heady Bud Worth grasped the
pill tightly,  and hipped his way
through the frat men to romp 60
yards for a major score.
LAMBDAS FADE
The tension proved too tough,
however, and the frosh outfit
muffed the convert, and loped oil
the turf at the half down by a
13-6 count.
The fraternity clan powered
their way into rangy in the second session, as Robertson heaved
a beautiful pass to the same Kermode who outreached a mob of
freshman and bring the ball down
in paydirt territory. The convort
was made good, and) the tilt looked as if it was on ice.
REFS WERE GOOD
Jack Mee pulled down another
pass from Robertson late in the
game to extinguish any hopes thi
Lambdas might have had to knot
the count, and the scoreboard
signalled 26-6.
A stellar performance was turned in by the officialdom at the
game, as Les Wood, Bob Haas, and
Johnny Girling regulated the contest with a smooth skill tha:
pleased fans and teams alike.
The Lambdas one and all turned
in a brilliant effort, although tho
usual glimmer which had sparked
them to tht; last round burned u
little dimmer in the face of the
Kappa Sig powerhouse.
CONQUERING CHIEFS—The UBC Chiefs, who are seen grouped around the basket in
the picture above, will be out to wind up the best-of-three semi-final series tonight at King
Edward Gym against Stacys. The Chiefs won the first game Wednesday night and a
victory tonight would put them in the finals against Laurie Pie-rates. From left to right the
Chieftains are Dave Campbell, Herb Capozzi, Jerry Stevenson, Pete McGeer, Red Ryan, Len
Letham, Frank Mylrea and Bob Haa*.
UBC SKIERS MEET WASHINGTON
By JACK LEGGATT
MT. BAKER will be the host this week-end for an informal ski tournament between the
University of Washington skiers and the boys from the UBC ski cluvb.
Over 36 local lads are planning :o journey south of the border this Sunday morning in
a special bus which they have chartered for this special occasion.
Washington U is sending up 10       """—~,-"~~-"—■—-—————————_____
of their best skiers who will arrive
at the Lodge early Saturday morn-
ing to get in some practise. The
downhill course is something even
the experts write home about. It
starts at the top of Table Mountain
snd finishes at the bottom. Thes
may not seem like much, but Lew
Davis, a Tyee skier of noted fame,
ana slide down the course at TO
miles per hour which is nothing
to sneeze at.
BUS LEACE8 EARLY
But the undaunting planksters
report the buses leave on schedule,
that is at 8:00 a.m., from the Two
Skiers at 511 Howe St. No tickets
for the bus are left, so don't arrive
Sunday morning with skiis and
what have you and find there's
no room.
Amonk those many who are going "south of the border" this
week-end and who hope to go to
Princeton next week when the
Western Canadian Ski Championships are held are: Oordon Cowan,
Oerry Reynolds, Sandy Martin,
John Frazee, Doug Fraser, Fred
Roots and many others. Malse
Ewart, the favourite for the Princeton meet, will represent the fair
sex tomorrow.
NO TICKETS LEFT
A few reminders are hereby
stated for the information of those
hopping the bus tomorrow morning.
First be sure and be there early •
before eight if possible. Next don't
forget your skiis, cables, ski boots,
a heavy coat or parka in case it
snows, rains or is just cold. And
don't arrive there and suddenly
run about trying to find someone
with your particular brand of wax
which you can borrow. Take your
own.
it And just between you and me,
the meals at the Lodge are — to
say the least, expensive. Therefore
I don't need to say "take your own
lunch." However, coffee and soup
will be available so make plans
accordingly.
Private care are reminded that
the State Police are now enforcing
the ruling of having chains, as
they are required from Shucksan
on up to the Lodge.
Weekend Sport
BASKETBALL
8:30—UBC Thunderbirds vs Pacific
Badgers, Varsity Gym.
8 30—UBC Chiefs vs Stacys, King
Edward Oym.
ENGLISH RUGBY
1:00—Varsity Frosh vs Victoria
College, Victoria.
3:30—Varsity Reps vs Victoria
Crimson Tide, Victoria.
SOCCER
2:30—Varsity vs Oak Bay All-Stars,
Victoria.
2;30-UBC vs South Hill, Memorial
Park.
Varsity Golden Glovers Win;
Gray Scores Technical K.O.
UBC's unheralded boxing team blasted their way right
into the hearts of the fans as well as the finals of the Golden
Gloves Tourney at the Forum Thursday night when all three
boxers registered convincing victories.
There may have been bigger names on the card Thursday night but there were few boxers as popular as Trainer
Johnny Owen's trio.
Phil Olsen established himself as
favourite to cop the heavyweight
title and the trip to the Northwest
Golden Gloves tourney at Seattle
n'ejxt week when he decisioned
Eric Smith, of Wallaces club.
HARD HITTING SOCKERS
In the novice middleweight class
Art Beaumont won a clear cut
decision over Reg Simpson of the
Engletime club and only the bell
robbed him of a knockout Beaumont knocked Simpson through
the ropes in the first round and
had him down and out when the
bell rang to end the flght.
Walt Gray scored a technical
knockout over Jack MacDonald of
Ocean Falls in the novice lightweight division. Gray knocked
MacDonald down once in the first
heat twice in the second and
draped him ever the ropes in the
third heat. Though the Ocean
Falls battler still came back for
mora the referees stepped in and
stopped the fight.
UBC SPLASHERS
CONFAB ABOUT
BC SWIM MEET
THE SWIMMING CLUB will
meet Monday, 12:30, In Arts 101.
The meeting Is for the purpose of
selecting next year's executive.
Arrangements for the Championship will be discussed and final
line-ups given.
Hie Swimming Club Is also responsible for a share of the Memorial Gym Canvas. Members are
urged to attend and arrange to do
their share of the fund raising.
Herb Capozzi Pots 19 Points
As UBC Entry Takes Game Lead
By CHICK TURNER
THE VARSITY CHIEFS gave notice Wednesday night
that they don't flaunt a bad habit long, as they swung back
into stride after dropping their last two tilts, by scalping the
Stacy melonmen with a 54-43 axing.
Whooping up one of the fastest contests seen this year,
the chieftains ran their opponents to the ground, as their
condition carried them to the baskets often unhampered by
the older Stacymen, who had a mite of trouble lifting their
pins as the minutes flew past.
Big Herb Capozzi came up with
UBC Cagers
Split Semis
UBC CAGERS bowed in two out
of three contests as the Inter A
division semi-flnals got under way
at King Edward gym Thursday
night, as pari °f a triple decker
program.
The Varsity Soph basketeers absorbed a narrow two-point defeat
at the hands of Arrow A's, who
pinned a 34-32 decision on them as
their Al McMillan sank the winner in the last 30 seconds of play.
The Frosh five fared better and
climbed over Farina A's 40-36 in
the other Inter A contest, to take
a one game lead ln their semifinal series.
In the Inter B division Varsity
went down 56-41 to Vancouver
: College in the last scheduled game
of the season but will have a
chance to get even next Tuesday
night when they meet again in the
opening game of the semis.
^ate Better
Varies
an all-round performance to spark
the tribe to the win in the action-
packed fracas, as he managed to
post himself beneath the basket
to plunk in the leather rather consistently, despite the Herculean
efforts of his check, cagy "Pop"
Pay. Our man Herbert did a
fair game of checking too, as did
thc rest of the student crew, for the
Shoemen began to consider themselves lucky if they got a clear
shot on the hoop.
' HOIBIE PLUNKS *EM
The game opened fast with a
series of hectic rushes which cut*
minated in tie scores, until Capozzi
straightened out his sights and
hoisted the melon through the
hemp from under the ring, and
sank one seconds later via the gift
route to put the students ahead.
But the Stacymen roared back
into the fray to knot the count *t
17-all in the second period, only
to have the Varsity boys hit the
warpath again and sidle off the
court holding a narrow 31-28
margin under their feathers at the
half-time gong.
Art Johnson's pack bounded
back into the game out for blood,
and galloped to a 10-polnt lead
early in the third canto, and not
even the bevy of beauties gilding
the sidelines could inspire the Stacy
aggregation to stage a rally.
BAD BOY BOSSONS
When Fred Bossons went off the
floor on personal grounds late in
the contest, the Chiefs went off
kilter for a moment as monstrous
Irwin Stout and Jack Edmundson
sank a brace of shots to close the
gep, but from then to the final
whistle the issue was never in
doubt.
Coach Ron Andrews leads his
troupers against the Chiefs in the
King Ed Gym tonight in what
ptomlses to be a thriller of a game,
judging from the brand of casaba
tossed about at the university emporium Wednesday night. Game
time is 8:30.
STACYS-Stout 10, Pay 8, Alexander, Britton, Broadhead 8, Gordon 7, Edmundson 5, Sibourne 5,
Dean, Gray.   Toal—43.
CHIEFS — Capozzi 19, Haas 5,
Thomas 3, Stevenson 8, Bossons 5,
McGeer 8, Mottishaw 1, Ryan,
Campbell 5.   Total—54.
GOLF NOTICE
DUE TO THE recent poor weather the closing date for handing
in Intramural golf cards has been
set back to Monday, February 13.
Cards are obtainable from Bob
Osborne's office end when turned
in must be signed by a competitor
from one of th opposing teams as
well as the holder.
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