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 The Daily Ubyssey
Vol. XXXI
VANCOUVER, B.C., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1949
No. 58
Students Vote
On Referendum
This Week
By RAY BAINES
As well as electing a new student
president, Wednesday students will
be asked to mark a referendum ballot' which will determine tho course
of AMS finances for future years.
Early in the year a committee
was formed to study the methods
of handling AMS finances as a result of charges of mismanagement
in the previous session. The committee after due deliberation realized the necessity for continuity of
policy in financial matters and discussed the appointment of a business manager.
Paul Plant, AMS treasurer, however, proposed the forming of a
finance board and the committee
adopted the proposal with three dissenting votes, In view of this failure to achieve complete unanimity,
the committee decided to "go.to the
people", and give the general student body the opportunity to decide
on the course of policy which will
control their  financial   affairs.
The students will be asked to
choose one of three courses which
ure listed hereunder:
1. The appointment of a Finance
Board which will consist of MAD
treasurer, and a representative from
each year excluding first year.
These board members will be selected by the students council from
applicants from the various years
and faculties. MAD treasurer will
handle MAD matters, the second
year representative. LSE and the
Board finances, the third year representative, USC matters, the fourth
year representative, LES and the
fifth year represenative will act as
assistant treasurer. AMS treasurer
will be chairman of the board. Much
of they administrative work will be
taken off the hands of the Treasurer
and handled by individual board
members for their particular,section
of student activity.
2.."Die hiring and employment of a
permanent business manager whose
duties would include taking over
much of the administrative duty of
the AMS treasurer and doing tho
actual business accounting. Such a
business manager would be a paid
employee of the AMS, Financial
policy would still be handled by the
elected treasurer.
3. Retaining a status quo set-up
lor at least another year,
Jn voting on the referendum, students will be asked to mark their
ballots according to their single
preference. Only one of the above
courses will be adopted,
BaZots wilf be given out upon
presentation of AMS cards at the
same time, and at the same places,
as those i'or the presidential election.
.         s
EUROPEAN LECTURE HALLS are crowded with earnest
diligent students pictured here eagerly listening to a lecture.
From such a.s these will be chosen outstanding DP and European students for the Canadian Reconstruction Scholarships
to be provided by ISS this year.
ISS Campaign Praised
By Campus Notables
Conducted by UBC Veterans for
International Scholarships
This week a campaign is being conducted among campus
veterans in support of the proposed scholarships and bursaries
for German and other European students sponsored by the
International Student Service.
Prominent campus figures have declared their wholehearted support of
this  worthwhile  effort.
President Norman Mackenzie stated
that "If we believe in our own system of government 1 think it is necessary that we try to keep democratic as much of the world a.s possible."
He said that this could be done by
demonstrating and explaining how we
function as a democracy to the people
of Europe. ''The very exchange of
people complete with ideas and customs i.s as valuable to Canadians as
it  is to  Europeans" he declared.
Dave E'rousson, AMS president,
pledged his support to thc campaign
a.s did Legion president, Mike Lakes,
who stated that he believed that the
one dollar experiment was too ebon;)
to pay for what ho considered to br
a most commendable experiment in
post-war  relations.
There has already been considerable response to the appeal. Bill
Cameron, first, contributor and ex-
POW. declared when interviewed:
''Vitally necessary international understanding and goodwill cannot be
maintained while we hold to the
creed of 'an eye for an eye.' We niu.-i
have a community of nations."
Contributions can be made all this
week and total support for the cam-
j paign on  the campus i.s expected.
Barton Frank, Noted
Cellist Here Today
Barton Frank, first cellist of the  Vancouver  Symphony
Orchestra, is to give a concert at 12:30 today.
 __ , _ ■>■   M,.   Frank   will   play  in  the   audi-
MARJ MCDONALD
CALLS MEETING
FOR ARTSWOMEN
Marjorie McDonald, second year
Artswomen president announced today that there will bc a meeting of
first and second year Artswomen in
Arts 192 at 12:00 Thursday.
in
lorium at noon and admission will
be 25 cents. He is to be accompanied
by John Avison who is also a member of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
The program, sponsored by the LSE
includes: Sonata by Corelli, Suite in
C for unaccompanied cello by Bach,
Schumann's Fantasy Pieces, Grandos'
Oiientalo, Prokofieff's Waltz and
March, Schubert's Ave Maria and
Horn Staccato bv  Dineu-Hcifetz.
Ait Gallery
Proposed Campus
Buildings Spark
Model Display
An architectural display now
on exhibit at the Vancouver
Art Gallery holds particular
interest for students of UBC.
Scale models of two proposed university buildings are on display. These
are the Memorial Gym and the Preventive Medicine Building,
Prof. Frederick Lasserre, head ot
the Department of Architecture, states
il"iii the models are "as good as can
in' found anywhere on the continent."
The exhibition is being presented
by ihe Architectural Institute of British Columbia and is under the supervision and direction of Professor Lasserre.
Contributions from the campus include a house design by Prof. John
Porter, assisted by Mr. and Mrs. B.
Paul Wisnicki, a cultural centre design by student Harry Lee and a
church  design  by  Professor  Lasserre.
The purpose of the display is to
show thi' people of British Columbia
bow their architects are contributing
i'o the beauty and cultural development  of the province.
Genes Seen By USC
Electron Watchers
LOS ANGELES. Calif-Genes, those
minute carriers of heredity, have
been seen for the first time by two
members of the school of medicine al
University of Southern  California.
The genes, magnified 120,000 times
by the electron microscope, are
spindle-shaped particles about 1 100.-
000th of a centimeter long and I 100,-
0001h of a centimeter wide.
USC   'Inefficient7   Claims
Baum In Election Speech
Still Time
To Contribute
To Fire Fund
It's still not too late to help
victims of last week's disastrous fire:
In a fast follow-up to the Fire Tag
Day campaign that yesterday netteo.
some $700, The Daily Ubyssey today
opened  its facilities, to receive  late
contributions.
The Daily Ubyssey Fire Fund will
remain open until the end cf this
week to make sure that every person
who wants to assist i'he fire victims
will have  the chance  to do so.
Students in Home Ec. and the Amateur Radio Society lost over $3000
in personal property as a result of
the blaze which levelled six huts.
Many individuals lost as much as
?100 worth of equipment that was not
insured.
'Tween Classes
Radio Society to
Present Debate
The Parliamentary Forum will present a debate in Arts 100 today at
12:30. Resolution will be "Should the
AMS employ a business manager".
Speakers are Bob Harwood for, and
Dave   Williams,   against.
if. if. if,
The Home Economics formal will
bo held in Brock Hall Thursday. Feb.
diary 3 at-9 p.m. Al McMillan's Orchestra will supply the music. Dance
ia open to all. Admission 50c a couple
Students wishing to contribute to thc
Fire Fund  mny do so.
if. if. if.
Sludents who have not collected
their books or monies from ihe book
exchange may do so at the AMS
office in the brock. Unless they arc
col lectori by Fcbiu; ry l,">lh they will
ho   confiscated.
* * *
Miss Lillian Johnson, Executive
So; rotary if the Ryther Child Centre,
will be presented February 2 in the
Kitsilano High School Auditorium by
the Greater Vancouver Health League.
Her topic will be "Working with
Emotionally   Disturbed   Children."
The Ryther Child Centre was
founded in 11)35 in Seattle, to act as
i corrective expedient for Seattle's
emotionally upset children. It has
proven itself a great success there.
Authorities on the subject believe
that there is a need in Vancouver
at the present time for such an institution,
Heaviest Losses
Hams Equipment Cooked
But Spirit Still Ihere
"Spirit of Ham Club not destroyed
by fire," states L   D.  Howarth.
Proof of .this  was  shown  Friday
when  a 90 percent, attendance  was
reported  at an emergency  meeting.
TbW ai'tendance   was   partly   due   to
t/le   fllBS   opponents   of   tbe   'Ham'
c)U[(    "Jho   publicized    the    moot ing
r'"'°%h'
JfeviV
ks'os
heir sound car.
_>{   the   damage   showed
club    included    Kvo
I'-aiismilleis, two communication rc-
ci ivors, and measuring apparlus.
An active member, Jack Bolrose.
losi   all   bis  apparatus   in   the   blaze.
Hams hope to be on the air again
within a month and are at present
using a conimiinicaiion receiver
I.s ned by Professor Kersey, Honor-
.11 \    President   of   till'   chlh.
Members have donated a code os-
i illalm    le   enable   new   sludents   lo
lenluuie theory and code classes
Greatest loss to the club is tlie
desriuclion of records of contacts.
as QSL cards which papered the
.wills of the old shack, The curds
represented confirmations ol wirc-
leis communication from all parts
a! lhe globe. In spile of this How-
,.rlh says, "station VE7ACS will
■ nan he e.illiu:', (' Q lo the world
a'':.in
Proposes Dissolving Of USC
Wants Larger Student Council
Scrapping of "inefficient" Undergraduate Societies Committee branch of student government wa.s proposed by a candidate for AMS presidency Monday.
Gordon    Damn,    appearing   on    the '• —    —  ■—•	
Large Lineup
For Council
Positions
Ten Candidates Vie
For Student Vote
A wide choice of candidates
for council positions will be
presented to students February
7.
At press rime the lineup was as
follows:
For secretary: Kay MacDonald,
Shirley Manning, Radsoc official; and
Clare Greene, open-house secretary.
For Junior Member: Drew McTag-
gart and Al Freeman, present Sophomore  member,
For co-ordinator of activities: Bob
Thurston, secretary-treasurer of Inter-Fraternity Council; George Cumming and Arnold Houghland.
For president of the Literary and
Scientific Executive: Howie Day,
member Parliamentary Forum executive and Margaret Low-Beer, secretary of the Literary and Scientific
executive.
same platform with candidates Ian
Mackenzie, Harry Curran, Ben McConnell find Jim Sutherland, called
fcr a 15 member "representative" student Council to replace the present
system.
Ian Mackenzie, this year's Junior
Member, pointed out that die financial condition of UBC has in the past
year improved, as has UBC's relationships with other universities.
"1 aim at a reduction in student
fees." he stated. Mackenzie suggested
thai one way of lowering student
fees would be to cut the cost cf production of UBC's student newspaper.
The Daily  Ubyssey.
Curran pledged himself to enthusiastically back construction plans for
a medical faculty, thc War Memorial
Gymnasium anrl a campus residence
foi  women.
Curran, described for campaign purposes as "the big little man for a big
job", wants also to "organize and
coordinate campus activity, to forward
UBC and the AMS, and to promote
through NFCUS, the maintenance of
the position of UBC"
Baum blasted Mackenzie's support
of the idea of continuity for Council
Members. "By preserving a so-called
continuity, one is liable to run into
the situation of where members say:
'That's not the way we did it last
year', with the result that new ideas
are squashed  completely.''
McConnell, veteran radioman, pledged himself, lo making up the remaining deficit in funds of $12,000. "I would
like to pay tribute to the present
administration," he stated. "It is foi
a continuation of that policy for which
I ask your endorsement."
McConnell said that the "fostering
and cooperation of the AMS for a
strong alumni fund" is vital. "Potentialities in scholarships would he
more   fully   realized."   he   concluded.
Final .speaker Jim Sutherland, com-
m< nting on the question of a business
manager, came out emphatically in
t'avor  of  such   ;-.   post.
"He is the lured help . . . we hire
to do the job we haven', got the time
or perhaps desire to do." Sutherland
stressed.
He emphasized thai the business
manager would be under student supervision.
Commenting on a recent editorial
in The Daily Ubyssey, which argued
that the student offices offered experience in responsibility that would
be offset by appointment of a manager, Sutherland commented that "Experience can  be very  costly."
Actors Wanted
For Radio Series
University Radio Society is
offering young would-be actors
a chance to ride the air-waves.
The organization is calling for clear
voiced students to take parts in tho
new Thunderbird workshop series of
half-hour plays. Records of the plays
will bo sent lo CAB radio stations in
the   interior   of   B.C.   for   rebroadcast.
''Any students who have Thursday
afternoon off are invited to try out,"
says   Don   Cunliffe,  director.
Civil Service Needs
Man to Handle Swine
The Civil Service is on the lookout
for an agriculture graduate, with an
MA. to handle swine research at the
central experimental farm at. Ottawa.
The job pays $3300-$3900 per year.
New Training Plan
For Naval Reserve
Vancouver's H.M.C.S. Discovery will
be pulling into operation a new system of training naval reservists this
year.
The system is designed to produce
fully qualified seamen specialists in
gunnery, torpedo, anti-submarine,
navigation direction and other
branches. It will be practiced in the
majority of naval , divisions across
Canada.
Under the new scheme each division will be responsible for specialists
i.i n certain branch, in addition lo the
general training carried on by all
reserve establishments. The latest
technical equipment, specialist officers
and men will be provided for in-
slriictinnalisi   duties.
Specialist training will nol be compulsory, bul reservists taking advantage of the opportunity will now be
able to gain third class non-siibstan-
live ruling, which i.s required to quality I'or advancement to able seaman,
in  substantially   less   time.
UBC Grad Appointed
The Civil Service Commission has
announced the appointment of Mr.
J. K. Millniore, UBC graduate, to the
position of Assistant. Grade 1. at the
Kspoi-inteiilal Farm at Stinimei land
I'  ('.
Hungarian Government
Condemned By Students
C. McDevitt, defender of Cardinal Mindszentry, arrested
Hungarian churchman, told students in a debate Tuesday that
he had to rely on "opinions not facts"  in his defense of the
Cardinal. ' r~~r, " ™ r~~
] in  Hungary      .   .  but   religious  tree-
He   made   no   effort   to   correct   lhe ; d()|n   is  a1KU,mU,od   under  the consti-
phiaso   but   continued   to   utter   what . lyj,,,,,'
attacker   Bruce   Mickleburgh    agreed ,     Da|Vn<ling Mindszentry, C, McDevitt
were   "opinions   not   facts". - s((i|(,d  „,.,,   ,.Wo should go down on
Mickleburgh (of thc Pacific Tribune) oui knees and thank God that there
sought to show thai the Cardinal's an such men as the Cardinal." He
actions, may very likely have been ' stated lhal this case would not be
contrary to the laws and politics of biased on facts bul rather on his own
Hungary.   If such were the case, then   opinions.     "The    Cardinal    has    been
the arrest  would  be justified.
working   I'or   the   liberty   of  the  state
He  stated.  "People  assume  that'  Ihe   and  liben'y of the church."
civil rights of Cardinal Minds/entry
have been violated, hut we eaun >l
discuss the problems on assumptions.'
A resolution was submitted hy (he
members of die Newman Club asking
"ie   iiu'clmg   lo   condemn   the   action
Continuing   further,   "A  separation   of | of   tlie   Hungarian   Government'.    The
church   and   stale   has   boon   effected ; ri solid ion   passed.
RAFFLE PRIZES BAFFLE
INNOCENT WINNERS
The Mardi Gras raffle prizes looked perfectly natural
before (hey were won, However, tiller (he drawing many of
the results were strange and hilarious.
Probably the nt/st notable honor was a prize consisting
ol  (lowers won quite naturally hy a llorist
Other prizes which dumbloiiiided winners were lingerie go inc. lo innocent men, and arlieles of mens attire i;omR
In equally  innocent   women
i Page 2
THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Tuesday,    February    1,    1949
The Daily Ubyssey
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Published   tinotifdiuul  the university year by  the Student Publications Board  of  the  Alma
Mater  Sociotv   of   the   University   of  British   Columbia.
if. if. if.
Editorial opinions expressed herein are those of the editorial staff of The Daily Ubyssey and
not  necessarily  those  of  the  Alma  Mater  Society  nor  of  the  University.
if. if. if.
Offices in Brock Hall. Phone ALma 1(124 For display advertising phone ALma 3253
EDITOH-IN-CHIEF .... RON HAGGART
MANAGING EMTOit -  .  -  -  VAL SEARS
GENERAL STAFF: Copy Editor, Laura Haahti; News Editor, Bob Cave and Novia Hebert;
Fed ure;; Kdilor, Ray Baines; CUP Editor, Jack Wasserman; Photography Director, Ellanor Hall;
Sports  Editor, Chuck Marshall;  Women's Editor,  Loni  Francis.
if, if, if.
Editor This Issue - DOl'G MURRAY-ALLAN
Assistant Keillor — MAUI  P1NEO
letters to the editor
Army Huts Are False Economy
The false economy of housing complete
UBC faculties in fire trap army huts has
been proven in two costly disasters this term.
In addition to the loss of laboratory equipment, lecture accommodation and books at a
time when the university is hard pressed to
provide these services, students in both of
this winter's fires have suffered the loss of ir-
replacable theses, essays and research
records.
At the end of the war when UBCs population trebled overnight, the university made
a courageous pledge to accept all students,
veterans or non-veterans. It commandeered
and cajoled for the abandoned army huts
which would provide the lecture room space
for its mushroomed student body. Army huts
filled the breach for lecture rooms, but army
huts are obviously dangerous depositaries for
invaluable books and papers.
For three years UBC's law library ha.s
been housed in exactly the same type of hut
a.s those swept by fire this year.
If UBC's law library is next (in the army
these huts were given two and a half minutes
I'or complete destruction) volumes which can
be  replaced  nowhere  in  the  world  will be
destroyed.
The time ha.s come for courageous action
from the provincial government to match
the forthrightness of the university itself in
meeting the original problem of increased
enrollment.
Three years ago the university was promised a permanent home economics building
in the government's five million dollar building program. But other buildings with higher
priorities came first and ate up the money
allocated for home economics.
University planners are considering building still more ly.its similar to those now at
University Boulevard and the Main Mall.
It is a dangerous expedient.
A university which must always face the
fear that its work may be destroyed in one
night can never fully concentrate on its important functions, a fact that must be considered by the provincial House which i.s due
to open in Victoria before the end of thi.s
term.
Where Are The Beer And Pretzels
Have the days of beer-and-pretzel political campaigns gone forever?
Judging from the results so far UBC students can look forward to election campaigns
about as sparkling as yesterday's ale.
It is certainly no reflection on the maturity of the candidates to conduct their campaigns with a eye to attracting votes from the
thousands of students who are nol interested
in colorless election speeches.
The plea that it takes a lol of money lo
conduct a colorful campaign is nonsense. Ask
Dave Brousson.
Without this crowd-catching type of extravaganza students lose interest in the elections and minority machine politics begins
to become effective. That's the greatest single
danger that student government has to face.
Less than 600 students turned out to hear
yesterday's speeches but we suggest that 6000
would come to watch pretty girls parade
along the Mall—and learn more about the
candidates in the bargain.
Students can only be sold by a show, the
seconders have provided the actors, it's up
lo  them  to  provide the entertainment,
'Efficiency   Can Be Dangerous
Whatever advantages may seem to demand the appointment of a full-time business
manager for the Alma Mater Society, there
can be no doubt that a permanent stranger
in student government can only decrease the
freedom which undergraduates have come
to accept as an essential part of their campus
life.
This i.s the issue which voters will face
tomorrow. Is it worth the sacrifice of self-
government to gamble on the possibility of
increased  efficiency  in   Ihe  paper  work  ad
ministration?
Past councils who ruled with the assistance1 of a business manager found to their
chagrin that government was not entirely in
their hands. It was only natural that fresh-
laced councillors new to their jobs should
lespecl the advice of a business manager who
was far more familiar with the Alma Society
than any of its members. And this advice,
when the Alma Mater Society employed a
manage;-, far too often transgressed into the
field of policy rather than administration.
The Children's Hour
Part angel, pari rag-picker, your old
Uncle B. ha.s his troubles- -don't you ever
think he doesn't.
Angel Uncle and rag-picker Uncle, elbowing each oilier mil of lhe way and mullering
unhappily Ihings about each other's antecedents, engage in a brief struggle every Sunday afternoon to seta who gels at lhe typewriter first.
So f;ir, rag-picker Uncle i.s a long way
ahead.
But sometimes, angel Unc'es does his
best from the pnwentalive angle, where il
doesn't show,
As h>r example I his week, when rag-picker Uncle, eager for the fray, grabbed holt
of neutral Uncle's rusts' blunderbuss of a
mind, lifted lhe slock oi bis whiskery cheek,
squinted one ft'd eye, and took fair aim a'
lhe fraternity Question. Bul before he could
shift the lever. a:i;',el 1'in-le rttdied in and
knocked up hi; arm. The -hoi waul wild. I1
ended up in lhe wall, belnud lhe head of I )r.
Paul   Popeiioe.
Dr. Popeiioe (in e:>--o \"ll (lull! 1 know )
is proli;ibl.\ Aniona;,' he.-!-known Marria.'-.e
K.-;norl. Some people d-,oi, ih'-,. These people
Im ik arch . and . ay: "aaai .,•, S a can. <h >; I In i-,i -
u ho i'.-hiimI h -is',': ; i.d i ii'-, ia easily mler ■
prel ed as a pk r -. lor '!'■ ,e -m v 'Mai ,\ ille, win i
i-   a  '.Vl.u'ria"e f--.in rl    inn, in  ia-.  va;- .
,\V vi rl he',- a I 'aoi pi ioe;:, a • ,i ,-eial , a area'
deal   ill    I itae   nihil'    p. ajiie   whal    Pa er-,   U. i
pull    lo   start    Ihe   marriage   machine   into
motion.
Long Term Vendetta
Ife also finds time to write a daily article
on Modc'ti Marriage in a downtown newspaper.
Your Uncle, (who regards Marriage Experts with unadulterated horror, and in pursuit of lhal policy, ha.s carried on a twenty-
war vendetta with Dorothy Dix) is inclined
lo regard Paul as a monster, too.
By way of illustration, he points too this
sample of connubial chitchat, pried up out
of Paul's "Modern Marriage" series:
Question: "You claim there i.s no such
thing as a perfect husband—but. I have found
one."
Answer:    (Dr.   Popeiioe):   "Please   write
mi' again   I'd years  from  today."
Well, gee whizz, Paul.
.'".tioriti", the implied assumption that you
are .till going lo be in the business 10 years
I,-,ia now, we don't think you should take
THAT al lh tide.
(lo la Paul. Anyway you look at it, here's
a kid who has found a guy—maybe an ordinal;- kind o-.' a guy. but a guy, anyway--
at io'   dn   thinks  he's  perfect.
hi-,l  lluiik ,-iboul thai for a moment, Paul.
Ynii and !, Paul-- maybe we've grown a
hi lh kard ahoid all ibis. Maybe we're used
lo   beni".   addrev-ed   as   "you   bum"   by   lhe
-'".men   We   knoM, .   IVlavbe   We've   Hovel'   known
TAKES EXCEPTION
Editor, The Daily Ubyssey: S»ir—
1 tnke exception to a letter in your
Tuesday issue, headed "Deity or
Damnation". Tlie correspondent is
indeed a master of self-contradiction, and is adept at tossing off
pleasing phrases in his simple state-
n-cnt of faith which are unsupported
1-y logic, and which possess only a
scarcely honorable emotional appeal.
Tlie following quotations typify the
irresponsible thinking of the correspondent.
"UBC students, awake and learn
(if the gravity of your perilous
plights."
"Search the Scriptures wherein
there  i.s life."
I quote only these two samples as
being the outstanding failures in
his argument. I tell you, he never
explains what our plight is, or why
ii is grave. Also, he never justifies
tho Bible as a basis of spiritual
life, as compared i'o other equally •
plausible, and so equally acceptable,
sacred books. These others at lenst
do not eulogize a hateful God vengeance on the one hand (that is,
they do not depict thc struggle of
a chosen people against the God
lhal chese them) nor have they on
the other a cruel, ascetic, almost
Nictzschean Superman Messiah who
blasted fig trees, killed herds of
swine, and reversed the laws of
nature by raising people from the
dead, an absolutely monstrous act,
when considered in a moment of reflection. This is thc Christ which
thc student would have mo abnegate myself to, a man whose life
was not one of Universal Compassion, hut was instead one of sentimental  humanism.
Before closing thi.s letter I would
remind my zealous friend of some
v.orcls written by John Stuart Mill
about his father, the noted 19th
Century agnostic.
"He found it impossible to believe
that a wdrld so full of evil was the
v. ork of an author combining infinite power and perfect goodness."»
"Think ... of a being who would
make a Hell—who would create the
human race with the infallible foreknowledge, and therefore with the
intention that the great majority of
them were to be consigned to hor-
liblc and  everlasting  torment,"
Well, fellow student! Is this the
God that you would ask us to prostrate ourselves before'.' I would be
glad to hear from you at your earliest convenience, in this column.
Respectfully yours,
AN   UNBELIEVER.
OFFERS  ARGUMENTS
Editor, The Daily Ubyssey: Sir-
'n reply to a childish protest against
llif unrestricted use of reason which
a,.poared in the Ubyssey of Jan. 2.1,
1 should like to offer two arguments and raise two questions,
which, if the writer had considered,
aiight have prevented him from
evacuating  his  emotions  in  print.
First, the acceptance of the "plan
oi salvation" mentioned by the
writer, must, if it involves partial
failures of imperfections of detail
es in thc case of Nebuchadnezzar
and total failures as in tho case of
at least one UBC student, also imply
: corresponding defect in the ported, omniscient and omnipotent
Maker,    If   it   is   claimed   that   thc
'plan" is perfect when viewed in
its entirety by God, the imperfections existing only for finite mind,
1 leply that such a God is shortsighted! and besides, tho "plan"
exists solt'y for God's creatures.
God himself needs neither salvation, edification, nor entertainment.
Second, if we assume that God's
nature does not admit of the moral
taint which must attach to any being who creates an imperfect world
it follows that since God is omniscient and can only act as a purposive agent. He did not create the
world.
Does thc "UBC student" admit
lliat for a belief to bc valuable it
must be consistent with other beliefs that possess a high degree of
probability than it, and if so, does
lie suppose that two beliefs, though
sanctioned  by  faith  and  the  Bible.
can both be true if they are contraries?
Does "UBC student" question one
cf the beliefs that he finds in the
Bible, and if so does he regard thc
authority of the Bible or any pais
of the Bible as a guarantee of the
beliefs with which he is in agreement?
It is enly in the interests of genuine religious experience and philosophy that one needs to combat blasphemous exhortations to worship
as being unintelligible and offensive, both (o intellect and the higher
emotions.
Sincerely.
LOVER OF GOD.
TOO MUCH  PUBLICITY
Editor. The Daily Ubyssey: Sir-
Just a few words with regard to n
matter which seems Vo be gathering a measure of publicity far beyond  that  which it warrants,
Here in the law school, we have
an owl. Somehow or other, the cognizance of this fact has reached
your estimable newspaper, with the
result that you devoted a good deal
ef space to an affluvium on thc
subject.
In order to set the student sense
i •' outrage (ever ready to take up
the cudgel fcr anything! at rest,
tool that certain developments which
to.ik place after the owl was interviewed by the Uby.ssey, should be
n<adc known. As 1 write horrid
visions of the Civil Liberties Union
crowd upon me; and already faint
murmurs of hostility are heard in
our  haven cf jurisprudence.
Firstly then, having received the
intelligence thai various technicians
i n the campus were endeavoring to
obtain the owl for purpose of scientific research. I went immediately
o your office, armed with a writ
al' habeas corpus protest from yourself, siri. Though the arm of zoo-
Insist McTaggart'-Cowan is long
'i nd cruel and grasping* that of the
iaw   is  longer.
And. activated withal by a spirit
of mercy and respect for our feathered friends, I think I can state
categorically that, though the common law may have no cognizance of
kh'ds. our benign legislature has
m en fit to grant them some measure
of protection from the snare of the
I'cwler (and ejusdem generis, the
zoologist).
his place in our humble shack, and
ii,is
ihe
:hares an office with a professor,
until quarters more commodious can
be prepared for him. It is certain
that, whatever his crimes or sins
ci' the past, hc i.s now a respected
member of the profession; and \\
h'-ped thai his association with
faculty of law will be not only long
and happy, but beneficial to all concerned.
MONTY  DRAKE.
(Horace's   caplureri.
HOT "AUID" SOCIALIST
Editor:   Daily  Ubyssey,  Sir:
After reading your "impartial"
line up of candidates for student
body president, I felt that a few
additional notes of explanation
might be of some assistance to the
students who, after all, might like
to really know the candidates,
I was most favourably impressed
by the way in which three of the
candidates received very complimentary and "student pleasing"
notices. There was one candidate
however, who left me slightly
puzzled. Who is this fearsome fellow Jim Sutherland? — this socialist   politician  avid,  no less).
E'eing naturally suspicious of
thoio politician fellows, I felt urged
to investigate this fearsome debator
and sec if he were as tough a.s his
photo warrants, because, I felt, this
fair campus should not be overcast
wilh fear.
Can you imagine my surprise
when I wasyntrodueed to this chup
Jim Sutherland. Ho was so quiet
and so unlike his picture in the
Ubyssey.
It was mentionel also that he was
a veteran, but not quite in the same
descriptive terms as the other veteran candidates. Just to enlarge
slightly on that one word veteran,
it might be added that Jim Sutherland served three years in Greece,
Italy, North Africa, Crete and
Malta in the air-crew of the RCAF.
Jim Sutherland's student activities have, in the past two years,
been limited to being president of
the Varsity United Nations Club
in 1947-48, (a hot bed of Socialist
revolt) and president of the Parliamentary Forum, (another socialist
platform).
After another quick perusal of the
original article in your paper, I felt
that (here was one accurate and
well meant (it is to be hoped) word
and that is respected.
Thanks for (he space and the
opportunity to remove the political tinge from the forthcoming student elections.
RON   SMITH,
,3rd   Year   Arts
OMISSION
Editor. The Daily Ubyssey; Sir-
As campaign manager for Jim Suth-
i Hand in his bid for president of
AMS, may I draw attention to the
serious omission of Jim's war record   in  your  paper  yesterday?
Jim joined the R.C.A.F. in June
1940, and soon received his commission, As Fit. Lt. he did two
tours of service; one in thc Bay of
Biscay and the other in the Mediterranean. At one time his plane
was shot down. Later, in England,
he served as an instructor in antisubmarine warfare.
Yours  truly,
D.   K.   PAUL.
by les bewley
the pleasure of owning a woman who (bless
her little heart) thought we were "perfect."
Miserable Old Cynics
But gee—let's not get so hard and calloused about aU this that when some little
girl, with her heart in her eyes and a shining
little tiara of heavenly stars in her hair,
thinks that she has the perfect man (and
maybe she has, by Harry) that we can lean
back in our chairs, stroke our mustaches, and
say ha ha.
No, Paul. Maybe there aren't any perfect
husbands in this world, and we miserable old
cynics are right, after all; and that little girl
is wrong.
But gosh, even if in terms of the historical
imperative, or the matrimonial absolute, she
i.s wrong, yet she seems to be happy. And
proud, too.
Why, without, any trouble at all, you can
see her standing there, with her hand on his
arm, and that look on her face, for all the
world to see.
And it isn't hard to imagine her a.s she
kissed him goodbye, as he left for work in the
morning, and dropped her hands from his
coat lapels, and stood there in the doorway
watching him until he reached the corner,
waved, and went out. of sight.
And how, thinking of Him, she sighed,
went inside; and then (thinking of you, Paul)
sat down at her new writing desk; and wilh
a   small   Hurry  of  resolution,   she  picked   up
her wedding gift stationery (with the new
prefix "Mrs." before her new name) and
wrote a little note to you, telling you how
wrong  you   were.
It was her little act of love, you see; something she wouldn't—couldn't—tell her husband when he came home, but she had to tell
someone how happy she really was.
And you, Paul,
What did you say?
You Wise Man, You
You were so wise, you Marriage Ekpert,
that you reached out your Expert hand,
picked up your Expert pen, dipped into your
Expert ink, and with all the dread, deadly
deliberation of a man pouring acid on a rose,
you wrote:
"Please write me again 10 years from
today."
Maybe you're right, Paul, Maybe she will
write you ten years from today, and say; Mr.
Marriage  Expert,  you  were  right, after all.
But I hope she never does, Paul, And I
hope you are wrong.
It may be the valour of ignorance, old
friend, But I cannot help thinking.that sometimes it is far better to be wrong, but happy,
than  to be (\o;\d  right, and dead miserable
And lastly 1 hope that, when she^eads
your reply, she does not think: why EKr popeiioe is an Expert, and I must be wt^^, av\d-
from   lhal   moment,  know  the  dc
las ,no!lied on her rose.
bVigW-
I Tuesday, February 1, 1949
THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Page 3
Prexy Candidates Outline Platforms    Abstract Art Amazing
Five presidential candidates facing student voters Wednesday list their platforms below. Polls will be open from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All AMS students are eligible to vote.
Gordon Baum: Representative Student
Council; Maintain Rigid Fiscal Policy
In accepting this nomination I do so without any doubts as
to the irtimensity of the task. My experience on the campus has
brought me in contact with practically every university group
including the Administration and Alumni which ha.s enabled me
to appreciate the problems and the points of views of each.
Ben McConnell: Maintain Autonomy
And Responsibility of Student Govt.
I
My platform as far as can be planned on paper and based on a closer
cooperation wilh these groups is:
1. To establish a representative Student Council in lieu of the present
inadequate quasi-bicameral (Council
—USC) system. I am convinced that
(his can be achieved without increasing the Council to more than 15
members. • '
2. To maintain a rigid fiscal policy.
3. To keep the student body better
informed of the financial position of
the Society.
4. To coordinate the functions of
the  "Service"  clubs.
Ian Mackenzie: Fee Reduction Plan;
Support of NFCUS; Increased Efficiency
If I am elected, I can offer continuity on Council to carry
forward the work begun this year.
My   platform   is:
1, To reduce student  fees, by: •
The  early   building  of   the   War
Memorial Gym.
Increasing   participation   in   athletics.
Publishing  the  Ubyssey  at   one-
half  the  present   cost.
Applying  the  budget  surplus   to
the reduction  of  fees.
2, To continue our good public relations policy by supporting:
NFCUS.
The   administration's   Public   Relations policy,
3, To increase thc efficiency of the
organisation within the AMS by ensuring:
Tlie better functioning of USC.
Thai  student  publicai'ic ns  are  on
the campus on time.
By   continued   co-ordination   and
control of AMS functions.
Jim Sutherland: To Hire Business
Manager; Foster Student Exchange
In soliciting your support for my candidacy as AMS president, I pledge my support to:
1. The encouragement and development of club and extra-curricular activities.
2. A broader intcr-changc of students between this university and
others, both foreign and  domestic.
3. The   system   of   finance   decided
upon by you in the forthcoming refer-      e<
endum.
My personal recommendation on
this last point is the hiring of a paid
employee  as  business  manager.
Whether you vote for me or not,
I earnestly request you to get out
and vote, and regardless of the outcome 1 promise my complete support
to whomever  is successful.
Harry Curran: Construction of Medical
Faculty; Better Co-ordination on Campus
As a candidate for the office of president of the Alma
Mater Society I pledge myself to active participation in NFCUS
and the maintainance of UBC's leadership in that body.
To press 'for the construction of a
medical faculty, the war memorial
ajinnasiuni and campus residences at
the earliest possible moment. In cooperation with I'he rest of your elect -
el representatives to oiganizo and
co-ordinate campu- acliv.ius u> ilia >y
extent indicated by your interest, and
to di my hesi al all limes to forward
ihe University of British rolumbia i;
and   Ihe Alma Mater Society.
Si ai'lle. Wash, A i no-year appoint
1'ictll as deputy prcseelllor at a s dai '
i I mure than SHOD a month will h
au arded each year lo the 011M nidii,
;;r, dnale of the Univer- Uy of W.i-ai
union   law  school
'I he dean of the ].:■•■ srlio I w'l
choose the candidate from the to;
three   men   of e.ah   Ml adual im;   i l.e,-;
The over-riding consideration in my platform is theeffjjyg^
prifrirrjifiiifiii nf rinl'"1 TrhHi full bit thtfT AM^.	
Included in these duties is the completion of the task of internal financing started this year, and continuation of student
projects underway such as the War Memorial Gymnasium.
Tlie AMS in other respects should
provide every possible means to bring
home to the public our activities here
tfind lo make UBC an integral part
of the community.
The greatest cooperation to promote a strong alumni tie should be
undertaken to insure a broad basis,
of support for UBC such as is enjoyed
by older  universities.
The proposal of NFCUS to provide
g'-anis to deserving sludents should
bo woi'ked out in detail so that it
can be brought into effect in the near
future.
1 feel it is necessary, particularly
following the AMS Election Meeting,
to render perfectly clear, my stand on
a business manager for the AMS. It
is evident that the decision on this
problem lies, NOT with the President
• ir the Council, but with the electa aie of the AMS. My position was
and is, that irrespective of the vote at
Wednesday's plebiscite, I shall make
it my policy if elected, to maintain
thc    autonomy   and   responsibility   of
Describers Declare
Students seeing the Lionel Thomas show of the semi-
abstract and abstract paintings in the Art centre may be excused
for coming away a little dazed. So do some of the experts.
The art   of Lionel  Thomas  reflects
hia  interest in  the relativity theories
student government If the pioposal
for business manager is defeated this
problem does not arise. If it is passed
I shall do all I can to guard against
encroachment of a manager's powers
upon those of the elected Student
Council
l
No Need For East-West
Conflict Says Robinson
Communism and Capitalism need not resolve their opposition by going to war, said Rev. James Robinson speaking to
students in Brock Hall Wednesday afternoon.
Rev. Robinson was s-peaking on the .
Ia: st-West conflict in connection with
Religion   and  Life  Week,   being held
of Einstein. Space, to Thomas, is
more important than the object. Time
varies with space. In common with
the Marxians, Thomas ha.s a theory
of  Vhe  opposites.
Even abstractionist painters may be
academic, Thomas is no academician
in art. He i.s extremely plastic and
imaginative,
In Thomas' belief, abstract art is
more expressionist than representational art. It i.s art on a higher, more
expansive plains. Here , experience
takes on a new and more daring com-' cir(
plexion. Actually there are more
rigid rules and discipline demanded
of thc artist in this milieu. Thi.s fact
may shock most people who feel that
any kid with a paint pot could do as
well.
Laymen may feel vjj<j artist should
have a moral responsibility on canvas. He should bc clear and have a
message for good. The artist feels no
such responsibility. If his work meets
his own aesthetic standard, hc feels
no debt to the layman. Someday his
message may be read by people whi
arc  removed  from  the  present.
member, none of us could walk once,
but by perseverance and practice we
mastered the art of locomotion. The
same thing must be done in order to
understand the abstract expression.
Representational art is what the average layman is accustomed to in art.
The viewer likes to sec a painting
as he might see a scene or action
in life. However, in art, we have
the element of imagination in one of
its strongest fields. The artist not
only sees with his ordinary senses but
hc "feels'' and senses with his emotions and applies his imagination and
amatic training to canvas.
Look for your own experience in
the paintings. Read the colors and
design from your own private sym-
bology.
"Culturist" is a good canvas to start
off in seeing the Thomas show. Then
view "Red Tongue", and ''Garden and
Houses". From these move on to the
real  abstract hangings.
Two trips through the show will be
well  spent.
The rest of the gallery has a very
interesting Maritimes Art Association
show, including the works of Jack
Humphrey, Lawrence Harris Jr., and
In   order   to   help   si'udents   in   the - Les Zwirling,
misty mazes of modern art. here, are      There  are some stirring scenics  in
it   UBC   this  week.
For the contempt that Russian
eaclers had for "decadent" democracy
ie in large part blamed American
diplomats, including General Bedell
Smith, General Marsha
F.   E'yrnes.
lie  attacked  race  relations  in  Am-
When our leaders dictate, ouv
thought then democracy is at fault.
"Citizens, by refusing to live up to
democratic ideals are giving strength
to communism," he said.
Current newspaper coverage of SCM
and James ;>ctivitios came in for attack as being
the  journalistic  "line."
In   the   battle   against   Communism
a   few  points  lo  remember.
Abstract art is creative art. You
may say t'o this: So what! Look at
what is created! However, don't quarrel with the artist merely because
jou  don't  understand  his  work.   Rc-
£ils ;\nd several pleasing water-colors.
Tho majority of thc paintings are
literal in treatment. Some portraits
merit special attention. Notable is
"Elfreda", a negrcss by Harris. "Night"
by Humphreys is intriguing.
letters to the editor
erica, and then raked Vancouver for ; he mentioned three alternatives. Go
its "phillistinisirT in the handling of out and fight the Russians. Strive
the Japanese problem. j 'or    compromise    or    wait    for    the
The Marxian dialectic made no iventual disintegration of Commun-
allowiince for God, who made the is'n which had in it the seeds of its
world   and   still   shapes   it.   ''This,   wo   <>«'" destruction.
mil't oppose with all our, vehemence." Reverend Robinson hold no hope
he   stated. that    Soviet    religious    readers    could
Democracy came in for criticism inlluence the minds of the Russian
io    the   minister   as   well. leadership,
SIGNBCXARD
Meetings
GLEE CLUB REHEARSAL TUES..
Jan. 25. HM I at 12:30, New members
vviin ted.
SWIMMING MEETING TODAY IN
training room. Bring strip.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZA-
tic-n UBC cordially invites you to attend its Friday noon meetings, which
include testimonies of Christian Science healing. Arts 207 at 12:30.
GLEE   CLUB   REHEARSAL   TUES-
lay. Feb. 1 in HM 1 at 12:30.
ARCHERY CLUB MEETNG, ARTS
lll'i Thursday. 12:30, February 3rd.
Archery Club shoot. Field House,
Thursday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
t.li.C. CLUB WED.. FEB. 2, HA fi
discussion of Oregon Conference reso-
uiiens,
THE UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY OR-
'hestra will hold a General Rehearsal
'''■'in C> p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Auditor-
huii on Wednesday, February 2.
THERE WILL BE A GENERAL
'iKi",in« of the V.O.C. in Ag. 100 at
12:30   Thursday,   February  3.
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TEAMS OK
Editor. The Daily Ubyssey: Sir-
Recent sports editorials and pool-
reports of games have come to my
notice. As a visitor to the city, and
without prejudice apart from an
interest in college sports. I feel free
to make comments.
The heading "what's wrong with
our basketball teams" struck me as
peculiarly bad taste in a college
paper supposed to bc supporting
student activities. There arc some
other questions I wculd like to ask.
Having been to some recent evening
games in your gym. I was surprised
al the comparatively poor attendance and lack of spirit amongst thc
students who were present. Such
i imarks a.s those written in your
sports page, of cour.se, would hardly
help   to  draw  a   crowd.
Also noticed a lack of sportsmanship off the floor by some students
who apparently never played a
tiam game in their lives judging
by the evident hick of knowledge
in i'he jeers and remarks addressed
to their own team, the referees, and
even the visiting teams. Now it
would only be natural to expect college teams to receive proper support
from the student' body, the faculty
and the college paper. Surely the
teams have a right to expect and
receive  encouragement.
On reading an article by ene
"Ron Pinchin" (I quote) "It's what
goes on between the lines that'
counts"—a knowledge of snorts in
colleges leads me to assuie the
writer that there is nothing ''between the lines" but sheer hard
work between daily practices and
weekend home games and trips.
Most of the social affairs have to
be sacrifiod. A.s for the quality of
lhe team itself at UBC this year
\ou have a new combination of good
players, and consequently a learn
in   the  making.
In I'his transition period they
have been forced to move up into
suffer competiticn, the reasons for
which are common knowledge.   Il  ia
quite possible that the players don't
entirely enjoy losing too many games
either. So why rub it in when you
understand the reasons for it? My
opinion is that you have a first class
team in the making, which will
show in time. In any case they play
games   worth   watching.
Since starting this letter, the news
has come through of Vhe game won
at Bellingham.
My   question   is   "What's   wrong
with   the  student  body  and  your
sports page".   Your teams are O.K.
Support  them.
J. D.  RADCLIFFE,
Edmonton.
WANT HELP
Editor, Thc Daily Ubyssey: Sir-
Would you be kind enough to print
this plea for support of the student-
sponsored fund for bringing German   students   to   Canada.
When tTie resolutions pertaining
to this fund were introduced at the
last AMS meeting, they were endorsed almost unanimously by the
student body. I doubt that it was
the eloquence of Cliff Greer, who
was only barely audible over the
loudspeakers, which determined the
meeting to pass these resolutions.
Rather it was a realization that
understanding and human sympathy
are the only means by which international goodwill can be achieved.
This, together with the natural student camaradie, transoenchng international barriers, and an appreciation of the implications and immense possibilities of such a project,
captured our imaginations.
1 am certain that there is nothing
whicii   wc.   as  students,   can   do   to
further   goodwill    amongst    peoples
which   is  likely  to  have   better  and
more lasting effects than these proposals.   We were enthusiastic about
tho   plan   when   it   was   introduced,
and   tho  possibilities  are  still   real,
l   Let's  dig  flown  for  a  dollar   <pay-
|   able at the AMS office) and put' our
!   lesolutions    to    the    practical    test.
Cordially  yours,
i BILL CAMERON, EX-P.O.W.
Activity Calendar
Today
32:1-50    Barton  Frank,  col list Auditorium
Wednesday
10-4     Ams   presidential   election
112:30 Radio Society University For urn -Atid.
12:150 CCF, W. IVI. Mahoney—Arls 100
N-12      Fort  Camp  dance—Mrock
Thursday
.12:30    Mr. H. S.  Malik  Indian  High
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THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Tuesday,   February   1,   1&4&
UBC Skiers Dominate
City Championships
A WARNING TO all those students who think that they would like to play rugby is issued by
Thunderbird ruggerman Ron Grant as he displays leg injured in the recent Mackecknie Cup
game at Victoria. The cast, which Sports Editor Chuck Marshall is shown signing, will have to
Stay, on for more than ten weeks. Ubyssey Photo by Denny Waller
Three Seasons Together
Cooperation Sparks
Defencemen's Success
By HERB FRYDENLUND
UBC's top defensive combination
of Bob Saunders and Terry Nelford
seemed destined to be given all-star
rating this season.
Bob and Terry have worked together on defense for three seasons
and are familiar with each others
style   and   abiliu.
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Terry Nelford. now 2a. is a bruising type of di'I'oriM.'iiian and puis
his Hi,) pounds to ({nod use on opposing forwards. Terry learned !vs
hockey in Saskatchewan and played
J.inior Hockey with Prince Albert
Jr. Black Hawks, a famous team
in Prairie Hockey Circles. While
!ltill a junior, lie tried out with the
NHL Detroit Hod Willis. The war.
however,    interrupted    his    hockey
career as he spent three years in
the  RCAF.
PHYS ED MAJOR
He played service hockey with
Ci.lgary RCAF and with North Bay
of Ontario Senior Hockey loop.
Upon discharge Terry felt his calling and decided on an education
instead of a hockey career, A^ UBC
he enrolled in Physical Education
f.r.d will graduate as a major in
that  course this year.
Now playing his fourth year of
hockey at Varsity, he has received
lloee Bifj Blocks and has certainly
(arni-d a fourth. In his fourth sea-
lei; with the 'Birds, Terry has
missed only one hockey game in
which  his team  has competed:
The choice of Terry as an all-star
defensenian is based on the fact
that he hits harder and tries harder
than any man in the' league with
the exception of his mate, Bob
Saunders.
THREE  SEASONS
Boh Saunders plays right defense
i'or the Birds and is die Captain
of the Student Squad, a honour he
lias had I'or throe seasons.
Boh is now 2-1 and is a fourth
year Applied Science student. His
{M-aduntion will leave a big gap in
the team's defense. He played his
minor hockey in Vernon, a rod hot
interior hockey town. With Vernon
High School and. the Junior Hydrophones for four years, Bob developed   into a  classy   forward.
His first season at Varsity saw
play centre forward on the 'Birds
top line and lead the entire league
in scoring. He was moved back to
defense to fill the gap and became
such a defensive standout that he
has-' remained there ever since. On
occasions since he has played every
position on the team including goal
ot which he was a sensation.
ALL-STAR  AWARDS
Now in his fourth year in a
Thunderbird uniform, Bob has won
three Big Blocks, and numerous all-
BOB SAUNDERS
... Team Captain
star awards. Bob is a terrific body
checker and opposing forwards observe more than ordinary precaution
when coming in on t'he right side,
Bob Saunders is undoubtedly the
greatest team man on the squad.
His spirit and exuberance serve as
a standard which keeps the entire
team hustling at all times. He is
certainly a player and a student of
which this University can be proud.  I
Cowan, Frazee
Titles
Paced by Gordy Cowan and
John Frazee, UBC skiers dominated the final phase of the
Vancouver City Ski championships held Sunday on Grouse
Mountain. Cowan captured
slalmon honors, Frazee showing the way in the downhill.   ,
Frazee established a record for the
longest downhill race ever staged on
local slopes, with a time of three minutes, 28 seconds. He also paced second in the slalom to win combined
honors.
Taking the combined was no easy
feat, final tabulations showing Frazee
just four one-hundreths ahead of
teammate Cowan.
Illustrating thc university squad's
dominance of the meet, Point Grey
skiers, in the A Class Men's events,
took 'the first four places in thc
downhill, the two top spots in the
slalom and the first five places in
the combined. And to top it off, Jo
Castillou of UBC's women's team led
the femmes in the slalom.
Golden Bears
Lead Prairie
Hockey Finals
Dump Huskies 7-6
With Late Rally
University of Alberta Golden Bears
held off a desperation attack from the
University of Saskatchewan Huskies
to take the fifth game of the best
of seven series for the Western Canada Intercollegiate Hockey Championship by a tight 7-6 score.
HOME ICE
Playing on their home ice Saturday
night, Huskies held a substantial lead
going into the last period but almost
had the game swept from under
them when in ihe last four minutes
of regulation time of play, the Alberta
squad burst forth with four counters,
but failed to make the tying goal.
At least one more game must be
held in the series to determine the
Champion of* the West.
LOCAL INTEREST
Fans on the UBC campus arc looking forward to the results of this
series since rumors have been heard
that the winner may travel to Vancouver for a series with the Thunderbirds.
SPORTS EDITOR
Editor This Issue
-   CHUCK MARSHALL
DOUG MURRAY-ALLAN
Veterans Lead 'Birds
To Win Over Vikings
Pomfretmen Sparkle To Gain
Revenge for Friday's Loss
Sparked by the drive of Dave Campbell and "Big John"
Forsyth, the UBC Thunderbird basketball team roared to a
47-38 victory in Bellingham Saturday night.
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The win for UBC was in the second
game of a home and home serres that
they split with the Vikings of Western
Washington College of Education. The
'Birds now have a firm hold on sixth
place and the Vikings are in fifth.
SHOWED THE WAY
But it was Dave Campbell that
really showed the way for the Pomfretmen in the Saturday night tiff,
Campbell had been warming the bench
right through the tussel until about
two minutes of the second half.
And then when vhe^ fireballing Bird-
man did hit the floor he snagged the
first rebound he could get his hands
on and then the whole 'Bird aggregation came to life.
Usually it is the first eight minutes
of ,the second half that spells the
downfall of the 'Birds, but not Saturday night.
And then the 'Birds swung into the
lead and held on. Campbell kept up
the fireball pace. Munrom, who had
been oht Friday with a bad ankle,
began to hit vhe hoop in that old
'Bird style, and the boys were away.
BELLINGHAM INVASION
The sizeable crowd of UBC students
that found their way to the college
gym at Bellingham yelled themselves
hoarse from there on in as their team
began to take on the semblance of a
red-hot ball club.
"Long John" put a few of his hook
?hots, and actually scored most of his
free shots, previously the 'Birds big
weakness.
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Essential
Top Position at
Stake in Final
Puck Contest
UBC Thunderbird tackle the
Westminster Cubs on Wednesday night at the Forum. TTiis
is the last game for the locals
until the play-offs.
The game will be worth four points
to the winners due to a revised schedule. These four points are essential
to the Birds if they are to cop tcp
position in the league.
For this important encounter the
'Bird lineup will be intact. BUI House
will likely guard the lacing for the
locals in this game. The outstanding
performance of Don Adams last week
will make it difficult to leave him
out. Bill has also shown superlative
ability at times and might come up
with another of his top performances.
The 'Bird squad is now firmly entrenched in second place and should
they win they will be but one game
behind the Nanaimo Clippers;
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