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The Ubyssey Feb 6, 1951

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The election of your president demands of yo'i serious
consideration of the candidate's qualifications and experience in student government.
In addition I am seeking election on:
1. A sound, down-to-earth administration based on a
comprehensive working knowledge of the AMS.
2. A more representative student's council.
3. The holding of a university Open-House next
Spring. We must make the
general public university-
4. The setting up of checking accounts for undergraduate societies.
5. Full completion of tho
War-Memorial Gymnasium
with funds from outsid?
6. Further economies in
the administration of the
AMS, which can be effected.
7. A rigid fiscal policy to
ensure a fair ahare for all.
I pledge mystelf to a representative   student   administration   governed   by   the
IVAN FEI-THAM stU()«nta,
The function of WUS is to further the interests of
women on the campus. This can be done in the following
1') Through closer cooperation of WUS and WAA.
2. By increasing the WUS executive to include representatives    from    women's
3. By sponsoring speakers
of interest to all campus
4. By eliminating WUS-
sponsored tea-dances, proved unpopular and financially
5. By revising thc WUS.
constitution to. have execu-
,  .  tive    officers    elected    by
1 secret ballot.
6. By taking a definite
stand on contentious issues
of student government.
If you cast your vote in
my favor I shall endeavor to ,
implement the above and to
give you effective representation on student's council.
As a candidate for the presidency of the Women's Undergraduate Society I present the following platform.
i     1.   to consider and to advance the interests of women
students   through   the   promotion   and   development   of
extra-curricular activities.
,•2. to attempt to find a more compatible means of representation of the Arts Students on WUS.
3. to carry out the policies
that may be recommended
by the present council for
closer co-ordination between
WUS and the Women's Ath-
!nUc Association.
4. to strive for further development of spirit and enthusiasm among all women
on the campus, as has been
shown by the Residence
5. to be conscious of my
responsibilities and obligations to the student body as
Vice-President of tbo Alma
Mater Society.
Follow students, these are some of the main policies
that, if elected, I shall strive to put into effect on your
1. Constructive council attitude so as to foster nnd encourage all campus activities.
2. Revise the constitution so as to provide for adequate
representation of undergraduate groups on council.
3. Establishment of a permanent committee on accommodation.
4. Make Vancouver more,
university conscious in order
to make the people of Vancouver interested in and
proud of their and our university and at the same time
to make them anxious to
help us to make it bigger and
Let me close1 by assuring
you that if elected all my
time and energy will be devoted to serving the students
to the best of my ability.
If elected president of the AMS I pledge myself to:
1. An all out effort to complete the gymasium along the
lines of the original plan set out by the former president
of the AMS last summer.
2. The election of a vice-president to the council to cover
any eventualities that may possibly arise and to aid tho
president in his administration duties.
3. Investigate the question of constitutional reform.
There is at present time <")
committee working on this
problem. Their findings will
be submitted to a student
referendum this spring. The
plan chosen by the student
body is the one I will support!
4. An investigation to see
if it is possible to raise the
per capita allotment for
women's sports, which is at
the present time considerably less than men's.
In addition to these points
I pledge myself to serve the
student body, as chairman of
their council, to the utmost
AL WESTCOTT of my ability.
The Ubyssey
vol. xxxm
No. 45
$7000 UBC Legion Donation
Constructs Gym Coffee Shop
Snack Bar to Begin Operation
When Gym Unofficially Opened
A donation of more than $7000 by the UBC branch of the
Canadian Legion, to finish the coffee bar in the War Memorial
Gymnasium, was made public today by Bill Haggert, chairman
if the gym finance committee. * *
Agreement between the administration and the campus brunch of
the service group wtil he finalized
this week, Haggart announced.
Total cost of the project will be
In the neighborhood of 14,000, Legion officials said. However, approximately 7,000 of this sum will
be written off by dairy, tobacco j
and coffee companies, who have
agreed to Install equipment on loan.:
Twetn Clouts
'Oreat Waltz/
Chaplin Star
For Filmsoc
VANCOUVER'S MAYOR Fred Hume fell prey to the long
firms of AMS president Nonie Donaldson and Gym Fund Chairman Bill Haggert and graciously signed a pledge i'or the War
Memorial Gym Fund drive.
Greek Classic In Costume
'Alcestis  Shows Thursday
Decked in costumes from the
classic period of ancient (ireoc*
members of the UMC Classics
Club will appear in an Kngllsh
translation of Euripides' "Alecs-
lis" Thursday In Hrock Hall
The story concerns itself with
the death of a Thessellan queen.
She had consented to lake her husband's place when lie was in danc-
ger and was rescued w'th the help
of the demigod Hercules.
Such are  the bare events nf thc
by Kuripides. The author directed
ills attention to a deeper plane of
significance, and concerned most,
with the husband's reaction to his
wife's self-sacrifice,
Thc play may really be said to
be about the dramatic conflict between egocentricity and altruism.
But a sense of the theatre remain:;,
and the characters are still people and not merely a projection of
philosophic ideas.
The play was translated and ad-
i* ancient Greek mythology the
play has undergone little change
in form for this modern production. Story and plot are siihstahl-
ally the same as Kuripides' original adaptation, and only a few.
speeches have been added to sub-!
stltute solo voices in place of the
lyric   choruses   for   massed   voices. J
Kva Manunono plays llie title
role. Colin Brown plays opposite
and Kd Homage appears as the an
cient Greek god,  Hercules.
plot: the story had its origins In j apted over last summer hy John! Tickets, on sale ut Ihe door, arc
ancient Greek- Mythology, and waslteeves of Ihe classics department j 2"i cents for students and Till cents
taken  over  fur  use  in  tho  theatre   who   will  also  he  Its  director.  Set j I'or  the  general  public.
Stories carried by Vancouver
newspapers last week-end of "wild
drinking parties until after 3 a.m.'
at. Acadia Camp after the last camp
danco were labelled false by Acadia
Council  members.
Council officials said last week
that stories of such parties and
other rumours of damage and violations of regulations barring members of lhe opposite sex from men's
and women's residences were false
or vastly exaggerated.
Ucporls of promiscuity In residences are grossly oversensation
al, said Ciinliffe. He pointed oui
that conditions afford so little privacy Ihat violation of regulations
governing this arc practically impossible.
IV. X. A. M. MacKenzie. who met
with Aciidia residents and Council Jasl week said rumours that he
threatened closure of Acadia Camp
were ridiculous. He said that the
meet ing was merely the kind of
conference called throughout the
year to discuss camp management.
UBC branch of the Legion will
put up $7,4!)1 to complete the coffee bar. Finishing the room will
cost $n,5SI and heating, ventilating and lighting fixtures will make
up the remainder of the cost.
Coffee bar will begin operation
this month when the War Memorial Oym Is unofficially opened.
Debt incurred by the Legion will
be paid off after five years of operation, officials said.
After repayment of the loan, any
profits incurred from the operation of the coffee bar will go into
a general scholarship fund to finance students through their academic years at I'BC. The fund will
he administered through the offices of Professor Walter Gage, dean
of administrative and inter-faculty
A comedy film revival and
a full length feature will be
presented in the Auditorium
today by the UBC Film Society.
Charlie Chaplin will be featured
at the comedy revival at 12:30
p.m. in the auditorium. Admission
! is io cents.
At 3:45, 6 and 8 p.m. the Society
will show "The Great Waltz." featuring the musk of Strauss and
starring Mllizia Korjous. Admission Is 25 cents.
9ft 9ft Sft
REGULAR MEETING of the student United Nations Club has been
cancelled today, officials of the
group said Monday.
9ft 9ft 9ft
FILM8 will be shown at a general meeting of the Chinese Variety Club today at 12:30 p.m. The
group will meet in the Library in
Room 859.
*r *r *r
FULL TURNOUT of Student Or-
Legion officials will obtain  the chestra inenvbers is requested Wed-
loan from the Bank of Montreal
and It will be underwritten by another branch of the service group
in Vancouver.
Loan and agreement have beer
approved by the Hoard of Governors.
Humblest of apologies go
out to candidate for AMS president Al Westcott for the typographical blunder appearing
in his seconder's statement in
The  Ubyssey, Feb. 2.
The statement was signed
with the unidentified signature
"Terry   Lynd."
It should have read "Terry
Lynch,  Engineering 51.''
The Ubyssey offers Its apologies for t|pis error, which
came in such an unfortunate
place. ,
nesday at 6 p.m. In the auditorium.
As well as the regular rehearsal,
photographs for. the Totem, student yearbook will be retaken.
9ft 9ft 9ft
I'BC CCF Club will be staged at
12: *!() p.m. Wed. in Arts 100. Business will concern the election of
an executive foj* the coming term
and a discussion of the proposals
for the Spring Mock Parliament.
9f. 9ft rft
present films on skiing at Banff
Wed. at 12: HO p.m. in Engineering
200. The club will stage an Ice
skating; party tonight in the north
end of the Forum at S::!0 p.m. to
whicli club members and the general student body have heen Invited.
V •¥• ***
PRESENTATION of the Oarnett
Sedgewick Award, for outstanding
work in the field of Civil Lllu
lies, will he made to Dr, A. R.
Cooke Friday at 12:110 p.m. in Engineering 200. CUT will make the
award. Dr. Cooke will speak on the
topic "Christianity and Civil
Liberties." Page 2
Tuesday, February 6, 1951
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Senior   Editor  This   Issue—ANN   LANGBEIN
Assistant Editor— MARY
Writers This Issue:
How Dull Can You Get?
Three young men who are asking for
your votes tomorrow in the AMS presidential
elections should get some mention on this
page for having conducted the most singularly
dull set of campaigns in UBC history.
Last year at eelction time, we found that
Joe College was back. And we thought he
was here to stay. But evidently we were
It was during last year's campaigns that
one candidate tagged himself "Fireball" and
lived up to the reputation until the last vote
had been counted. All in all, it was a colorful race, replete with bag-pipes, apple cider,
and plenty.of the brass band type of razzle-
dazzle which could keep our former acquaintance, Student Lethargy, safely in hi: grave.
Those were the days that make the past
week look pretty sick.
Intent on conducting what they like to
call "a clean, serious, down-to-farth campaign," our three aspiring presidents have
gone after the votes as if they were seeking
the presidency of the National Morticians
Each of them has had just about enough
imagination to observe publicly that tbe
War Memorial Gymnasium is a fino project
that ought to be supported in one way or
The rest of what they all said during
their platform speeches Monday could easily
have been lifted from recordings of past years'
In fact we are quite tired of being told
that every candidate seeking an AMS post
is honest, capable, experienced, popular, energetic, ambitious, sincere, hard-working, and,
in short, in possession of every other virtue
expressible in public.
Or, more correctly, every virtue but one.
That one is imagination. If any of them had
imagination, he would have turned the current campaign into a rip-roaring, beer-and-
pretzels type of fight.
We understand ,what with alcohol at its
present price, that candidates' budgets might
cut them down to the pretzels alone.
That problem is essentially the same
type of poser that AMS councillors face after
they get into office.
A man who can run a smart campaign
stands a good chance of running a smart administration.
Wet Paint
by Rolf Blakstod
Morris Graves Is one of those
rare figures ln Western culture
who speaks his most profound senses In silences. His art ls wonderfully an art of omission. The in-
utterably marvellous "bird ou
On that basis, we suggest that tomorrow's ! rock" Is ostensibly a hurried little
Letters To The Editor
The Ubyssey must remind its
correspondents that letters
should be kept to a maximum
of 150 word*. Publication of
longer letters will not be guaranteed. Letters of more than
150 words will be subject to
Oh Pshaw!
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
Your edition of last Friday contains some quite false conclusions
drawn.from remarks made by myself. In the first place, the grant
of. the Arts Undergraduate Society has been restored only insofar as it will be possible for the
ACS to draw funds for such Arts
functions as are approved by tho
Co-ordlnator and myself.
Mr. Midwinter and 1 met subsequently to decide that the remain-'
ing two free dances, of which that
on   Jan.   27   was   tho   forerunner,
should not take place.
The fact that Arts is left with
nothing but their Ball is not, I
believe, a display of over-generosity and "soft-heartednesB," especially in view of the fact that,,,S0
per cent of any profits from the
Arts Ball are to go to the War Memorial Gymnasium Fund, as agreed
between AUS president Bill Neen
and WMGF chairman Bill Haggart.
In your article on the need for
musicians to play for the Mussoc
voting ought to be a dull tossup among all
As I See It
If the production of "As You Like It,"
lately in our midst, is any indication, it ir
quite safe to say that the so-called "star"
system in the theatre was never'farther from
extinction. Here is "As You Like It;" of
Hepburn, for Hepburn, and, well, not by
Hepburn, but somehow I don't think it was
quite what Shakespeare had in mind either.
The producer's point of view k all too
evident in this offering of the Theatre Guild.
One can almost hear the thought processes,
"Well, Shakespeare is bad box-office, but if
we give it a glamourized production with
overwhelming sets and costumes and use a
big personality star we might have a sell-out.
And they did have a sell-out. Everyone went
to see Hepburn, and the Hepburn personality
is worth seeing anytime, but the theatre, supposedly, is something more than a show caso
for personalities.
Gorgeous as the twangy drawl used in
movies like "Adam's Rib" and the "Philadel-
By Joan Basted
phia Story" may be, it appeared mere than
slightly incongruous when applied to Rosalind.
The play pretends to be nothing more,
than a pastoral fantasy sharpened by bits of
Shakespearian wit, and alleviated by farcical
comedy. Over all there is an atmosphere of
merry  England.  Not  in the Theatre  Guild
production  however,  which  obviously  took
phicc*  in some marvelleous American  fairy
tale. Thc Wizard of Oz might have walked | But happily such will not happen.
en at any moment. As a result of tho comedy I ,low '»»»>' VVPHtoni wo,ks d() w" ■
, .        .   ,       i       ... i 1   .1 ,   hoc    filled    with    that    intangible
degeneration into slapstick, and the general; magk; of ,Jfe tha( wr nn(| |n ^
glamour of the whole blossoming into extra- j bulk ot the art ot tho  PllI. Ea8t:
vaganza in the last scene it began to look j and in Graves, the adopted son?i
like a gigantic musical comedy. '\ Picture  that  mysteriously   breath '
sketch of a bird set ln a grey waste
of dried ink. But (he picture breathes a magic life of Its own. .No
lyric poem ever evoked such beautiful sadness as this thoughtful
bird sitting In his lonely corner
of the world. So much do we sense
Its life, that a flicker of air as
tiny as from a mosquito's wing
would not leave the surface un-
And tho lovely "bird on the
shore"—how can such a fragile
wash of Ink be filled with such
world wonder! Why do we cloy so
blindly to our "way of life"" If
our culture should pass, nothing-
would be lost compared to a disappearance   of   Oriental    thought.
into, and out of the air
they are hung.
In  which
But let us look at the wonderful
"Owl," ominous  ruler  In  his  own
ISS Student Seminar
By  Felicity
Wining, dining and dancing seem so far
to have been dominant in reports on the
seminar. This gives a false picture. During
those five weeks most of us took our responsibilities pretty seriously. We realized it
was a unique chance to discover the truth oa
the things that we only hear second hand. We
found that many of the things we had been
led to believe were false—as far as students
were concerned, at any rate.
Most of us over here, if we arc qualified
and know what we want to do, can pet a job
which will give us a decent living. The average girl has a chance to get married and
raise a family. This is not so in Europe. Even
the most brilliant student has little hope of
employment which will provide him with
more than the bare necessities, and the majority face unemployment, for thorn is still
a social taboo against their doing unskilled
tabor. Girls so far exceed boys in number ?*t
the present time that most of them cannot
look forward to a normal life. It is little wonder, then, that we were struck by the complete lack of hope on the part of the European
students; they seemed, many of them, to be
paralysed by despair, They felt, thai they
were living just to provide the cannon fodder
for the next war and that it would be better
to let the race die out than raise familit*.
This seems like a pose to us, but when you
Technically it was a superb exhibit of
enchanting   costumes,   delightful   sets   and
artistic lighting, but please let us come away
from the theatre with something more than i  twilight kingdom: and the equally;
sense   of   having   seen   something   terribly j wonderful watercolors or Chinese:
pretty ! ritual   vessels.   These   latter  glow !
J1 '   j like  the   rich   patina  on   their   an-,
dent    bronze    counterparts.     Oh
well!   [ shall just look sadly  Into I
this   spirit   land   and   Ions   to  es-'
capo the poisonous atmosphere ni
radio and press that fills our lives.
Toby and Callaluins arc, for me,
less interesting. Callahan seems
to be a belated brother of Gustavo I
Oore who decided to re-engrave j
Dante's "Inferno." Some of the |
Tobys are quite lovely, however, j
and very beautiful. Other interest-1
Ing paintings by Toby are "Indian i
Country"  and  "Testament." \
But Graves ! I
think in terms of what they lwe been
through and what they have to live for and
if you hear them speak you would roali/o
the terrible sincerity of what they say.
This attitude was perhaps highlighted
by the predominance of philosophy and religion as topics of discussion. Most of the
Canadians were concerned with philosophy
only as an academic subject, their lives had
been too simple to need it in any other way—
not so in Europe. Their attitude to religion
wa.s often shallow and insincere. I would say
that thirty out of the forty Canadians were
practicing Christians. The only practicing
Christians among the Europeans were ihe
Catholics, two Lutheran theology students,
and a Lutheran girl. The rest were agnostic".
bn! they were bolter agnostics than we were
Christians, that is, their position had stood
lhe lesl of better experience and deep and
serious thought. In view of this fact it is
peiliaps interesting that it was general'y
•■greed at the end of the Seminar that th?
root of thc crisis today lies in our lack
of religion. We are sheltering under a false
cloak. Our whole civilzation is founded on
Greek philosophy and Christian religion, we
are the heirs of Greece and Rome, but the
majority of us do not know what that implies.
i1 is a poor heir who does not know his own
productions of "The Gondoliers''
you shite that I tun doing "all the
contract work for director Williams." This is by no means the
case. 1 am simply trying to hel|>
the Mussoc executive in their yearly search for student musicians
for their production, ln view of
the cost of hiring union musicians,
and not trying "to form a student
orchestra for Mussoc."
I hope this will clarify these two
Sincerely yours,
John MacKinnon,
Treasurer, AMS.
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UFE OF CANADA Tuesday, February 6, 1951
Page 3
Hears Vi^ws Aired
Would-Be  Presidents Stand Up
To Questions From Few Students
the UBC Liberal Club "has always put a candidate up for
the AMS presidency" a law student told a sparsley-attended
student gathering who came to hear would be presidents state
their platforms Friday.
Ho stated timt to»his knowlediso
such a move had never been carried ont by the club. "I have no
intention of carrying party politics Into the student council offices," Lyon said.
"I resigned as president of the
Liberal Club because 1 did not
want students voting lor the president ol the Liberal Club." he said.
Previous to the question period
the three candidates, Ivan Feltham, Vaughn Lyon and Al Westcott outlined their platforms to
students in five minute speeches.
Ivan Feltham, junior member on
council this year advocated a more
representative student council
"based on the needs of the unlver
He 'proposed the establishment
ot checking accounts for undergraduate societies to eliminate
petty cash disbursements and give
the groups more control of their
He warned that these accounts
would be tor petty cash only and
not for' large expenses which
would have to meet with the approval of the business manager
and the AMS treasurer.
Legion president Al Westcott
pledged himself to continue the all-
out effort to complete the gym
through "renewed vigorous application to government sources" for
additional funds.
Deadline   fer   second   round
"nominations    li'    Wednesday,
Fefrriiiiy 7.
Candidates art reminded they
art *«c'h (Jsrmlttid fo appoint
one scrutlnM for1 each poll,
and tHat 'irrangomthtb for the
scrutineer* Wuit be made by
the candidate themselves.
Oh* poster per candidate Is
also perm'lssable at «ach poll-
Ihg "statteirii '
-liiriii.mj.^.u.,  .   .--._- .   	
Other   planks   Iii   the   Westcol
platform were election of a vice-
president to student council, iniple
mentation of student wishes In the'
field of constitutional reform, and
investigation of the per capita allowance for women's sports with
a view to raising it.
He said he would do his best
to see that student apathy stayed
dead. "This is not an easy thing to
do as you can see by the attend*
ance at this meeting," he said.
Less than 150 students turned
out to the open fortito.
filing Booths
All Over Campus
Polling booths for student elections will be set up Wednesday in
the south end of the Arts building, the Auditorium foyer, south
end of Brock Hall and the main
entrances of the Physics building,
Biological Sciences building and
Engineering building.
Voting is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
and each student casting their ballot will be given a lapel tag to
show they have voted.
Which One For 'Sweetheart of Sigma Chi'
ONE OF THE THIRTEEN lovely girls above will soon become the second "Sweetheart of Sigma
Chi" at UBC. Candidates were photographed at a Sigma Chi alumni cocktail party Saturday,
where they met the three judges who will make the decision. It won't be an easy choice!
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In the laundry when
baby's diapers are
washed, Nickel alloy
equipment eliminate*,
rust and verdigris
stains because it is
rust-invof and cvrro-
sion-resistant. It does
net develop jagged
edges, so prevents
tearing of the wash.
Much of the equipment
used in the plants where
cod liver oil, medicines
and toiletries are process-
ed, is made of Nickel
alloys to maintain the
purity of the product.
To commemorate the 200th
anniversary of Cronstcilt's
discovery of Nickel in I7"}1,
the Royal Canadian Mint has
this year issued a new five-cent
coin. This coin, like previous
five-cent pieces, is made oi'
pure Nickel.
Oince the discovery of Canada's Nickel deposits,
hundreds of uses and vast markets have been
developed for Nickel through a planned program
of research. So Nickel is now one of our most
important exports to the United States and other
countries. As a result millions of U.S. dollars come
to Canada, which the Nickel industry uses to pay
wages, taxes, freight, and to purchase lumber,
machinery and supplies.
Canadian Nickel
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a 60-page book fully Hint'
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Tuesday, February 6, 1951
(The possibility of teelgation between the Pacific Coast
Soccer League and the Vancouver and District League concerns this university, in as much that UBC's first division
V&D entry may receive an offer to move into the "select
company." In view of the importance of this the Ubyssey
has asked Austin Delany, probable the top soccer writer in
Canada, to give his opinion on the subject. Mr. Delany, who
is now an active writer with the Vancouver Sun, played
soccer from 1927 to 34 with the famous dominion champions
New Westminster Royals. Those were the days when one
bad to possess first class ability to make a team. Therefore
I feel there is no other man more suited to Write the article
than he.—Ed,.)
But The Old  Boys ...
THERE has been much talk of" lately among B.C. soccer loaders
here on the advisability of inviting a Varsity eleven ifto the
strangest senior soccer league ln Canada: the Pacific Coast League.
The person responsble for throwing Varsity's hat Into this elite ring is
none other than an old alumnus. Dave Todd, whose surname hag heen
synonymous with the game in the University for years.
Whether or not the tight little Coast League group accents a
Varsity entry (and I doubt they will) is beside the point but it is
interesting to know that one of the Todd family is as loyal as ever
to the game and to the University, and anxious to raise the game
to a major status on the campus.
ln giving Todd a hearing on the matter members of th*** Coast
League were not entirely unselfish. They are not unaware, for instance, that the University has one of the most perfect playing areas
In Canada and stands capable of handling a fair crowd. With temporary bleachers seats at each end a much larger crowd could be
Varsity No Wonder Team
THI8, of course, was emphasised by Dave when he made, his original plea, and more. He pointed out quite clearly that much
was to be gained for soccer if it regained a major status at the University with block letters and other paraphernalia that goes with the
sports elite out there.
Graduates who take up teaching as a profession, and who happened
to be interested in soccer, would be In a preferred.position to spread
the gospel of the game. At present lt Is recognised quite frankly that
few teachers in public and high schools know anything about the
game, Us laws, and methods of coaching.
Furthermore, Todd piaintalned, when players of the University
team graduated they would in the main be excellent material for
other teams in the league.
That, ln short was Todd's case. As a member of the Coast League
executive he knows, of course that there are many Vancouver and
District League teams better than the present Varsity team, but these
teams have not the financial backing and potential support a good
Varsity team would have If accepted into the Coast League.
Collingwood, South Hill, and now Fireman all want berths |n the
Coast loop but it is the same old story. It would mean that more teams
would be cluttering up Callister Park, as they do .even now, and extra
teams without an enclosed park of their own would be forced to sit
out weeks at a time waiting a turn.
Would  Benefit  Soccer
IF THE League is enlarged, and some claim lt must enlarge or go
to seed, then Varsity with a perfect ground and an organization
unmatched behind them are in a preferred position.
Unfortunately their present teum is a puny thing nt best and
with the possible exception of Bobby Moulds most of the players
could not get jobs as ball boys at Callister.
How Todd proposes lo improve the team is something hn hasn't
enlarged upon. He merely raises his eyes in surprise, and mutters,
"Oh tilings will improve." The answer to that, I guses, Is that of
course they will. They couldn't possibly be worse than the are.
Only last week (about 30 years late) the Dominion Football
Association promotional committee decided to set up a coaching
si hool for soccer coaches here. If school teachers respond to the call,
as it is expected they will, then in a few years time more and better
players should be available to University elevens,
team, as it Is laughingly called, and they have winced out loud at
what they saw.
Mr.  Delany  Has The  Floor
MEANWHILE members of the Coast League have been taking
every opportunity of giving the once over lightly to the Varsity
What they saw was a long long way from the Varsity team of the
twenties that won several senior trophies and was one of the best
drawing cards at Con Jones Park (now Callister).
Those were the days of Moggie Mosher, Kb Crutee, Lorrie Baker.
Key. Cameron, Ron Phillips, Jock Lundie. et al.
Todd hopes the University teams of the future will be as successful as that famous eleven. Without, players--und unless he can pull a
Walt Disney and pull them out of the air—his dream is doomed to
remain in a self created cloud of his own hopefulness.
Box, Squirm Show To
Have 13 Events
The fifth annual intramural boxing and wrestling show
ho held from February 19 until the final day March 2.
F.ntrles   for  the  big  event   must • --   •
he in by February II. Kntries may
be turned into either Director I).
Penn or Johnny Owen.
IClimlnatlnns get underway February 1!).
All contestants must have a medical examination at the health
There will be seven boxing divisions tliis year and six wrestling
The show is being planned for
the new gym but nothing definite
has been decided as yet.
Here  are  the  particulars:
Finals,   Murch   2;    Eliminations,. llto lbs, over.
February 1» (start.);  Entries,
February  14, Intramural Ol'l'lr
(Intramural Standard)
Boxing (Open and Novice
llantam wt. under FIR lbs.
Feather   wt.   1:15-144   lbs.
Light wt. 145-154 lbs.
Welter wt.  155-1(14  lbs.
Middle  wt.  1(15-174  lbs.
Light  Hy. wt. 175-18!' llis.
Heavy wt. 100 over.
Wrestling    (open)
Under  115 llis.,  145-154  llis.,
Hi I;    1115-175
HU  lbs.,  1(15-171  lbs.,   175-lilU
Wow! Cagers In
First Triumph
Lose To  CPS  Friday  But  Clip
dangers  In  Overtime  Saturday
Winning basketball games and UBC Thunderbirds don't
usually go together but Saturday night at the gym the Pom-
fretmen got into the swing of things, winning their first Conference game of the season against St. Martins Rangers 41-38.
They defeated the Rangers after;
a   tightly   played   overtime   period
in whicli the COO spectators, including   .Mr.   Pomfret,  let  their  voices
THESE are the skiers who recently won the Kandahar
downhill championship. From left Frank Willis, Gar Robinson, Gib Wade, Bill Sellens and coach Vajda. Robinson was
active over the weekend in college meet at Banff.
UBC Third In Ski
Meet At Banff
University of B.C. ski team
and ended up in third position
International Intercollegiate ski
University of Washington skiers, led by Coach Buster Campbell, took Saturday's cross-country and giant slalom'titles wjth
UBC second.
Sunday's events of Downhill
saw UBC skier Gar Robinson
third behind Oulttern Berge of
Whitman College and Gordy
Morrison of University of Washington formerly ot Banff.
UBC failed to place a man in
the first six for individual combined honors.
The   Huskie   team   total   score
got off to a poor start Saturday
at the completion of the fifth
meet at Banff.
. ■——
was  16.9  points,  about   43  points
less than second place Washington State. UBC scored 64.2
points. Lowest aggregate score
by team members was winning
Gib Wade of UBC placed eighth
in the ddwnhill with Frank Willis
reach   a  tulmountous   peak   In   offering encouragement.
Ron Blssett, freshman hope for
UBC, was the hero of the piece
with his two overtime baskets,
one of which was rather an oddity.
erratic shot at the hoop. It ap-
i peared to be missing by the pro.
! vorblal mile, but at the last mom*
cut  tall  Ron  threw  his  arm  inte
the path of thc ball, sending It Into
I a zig zag spin and then Into the
cash register.
However, the game wasn't won
on flukes. The Birds out-hustled
the Rangers and hold down their
The basket, in question was scored , star   performer,   Don   Dion,   to   9
after a  Bird  guard  had  fired  an | points.
Hudson,  Mulhern  Were  Good
Don Hudson and Maury Mulhern
played their best game of the year.
Both gave two way performance
throughout the match.
High man for the Soundmen
was ace forward Darwin Gilchrist
who collected 18 points with jump
shot artist Ron Gibbs setting up
most of the plays. Maury Mulhern
was the star for I'BC, chalking up
a nice 14 points with Ron Bissett
behind him with 10.
Ron Blssett was big gun In the
'Birds second week-end game. He
collected 13 points and Art Phillips got 11.
At half time ©BC was trailing
15-16 and during the remainder of
the game the lead changed' hand*
several times, ln the overtime they
out-scored the visitors 7-4 to win
the ball game.
Foul  Shooting  Still  Weak
There   will   be   a   Track   Club
meeting Friday, Feb. 2 at 12:30 in
I'BC is still weak as far as their
foul shooting is concerned. Friday
they were gives 25 free throws and
completed only 14. The Loggers
'shot 27 times and made 18 good.
Saturday the Birds, out of 25 r.L-
tempts, only marked up 13 points
while the Rangers only made 4 out
of 14 attempts.
The win Saturday night came as
a surprise to the avid followers of
the sport. St. Martins had won two
Conference games and lost threo
while the locals bad lost all eight
league games.
When referee Wally Henderson
sounded taps it seemed as if UBC
had won the Olympic Games championships instead of a simple lea-
gue»game. A great roar went up
from the seats and Pomfret disappeared among his jubilant hoopsters.
ST. MARTINS—Dion 9, Bartholomew 2, Donahue 10, Hall 2, Burns
6, Mulvaney 9, Total 38.
UBC—Stuart 4, Blssett 13, Phillips 11, Hudson 6, Ixmle, Total 41.
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