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 The Daily Utey
VOL. XXXI
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1948
No. 23
Hot Time In Store For Campus
As Grads Flock To Homecoming
Idaho Game, Princess Crowning,
Potlatch Mark Weekend Highlights
ALUMNI 'MEMORY PAGE'
HONORS HOMECOMING
Nostalgic alums will find a page full of memories on the
inside of today's Daily Ubyssey.
In honor of Homecoming, 1948, material has been gleaned
from files of two decades ago for this special issue edited by Ace
Williams.
Scow Here
Daily Ubyssey Photo By Bob Steiner
Beauty and the Beast
EVERY NOOK AND CRANNY of the campus was being
searched this week for "Mr. Pigskin," UBC Legion's mystery
man. Yesterday, Legion officials gave out clues in the form of
a jingle as to his identity. Meanwhile these two co-eds were nosing about the animal pens in search of the gentleman. Their
friend above appears nonplussed by their attempts to identify
him. .    4«r '■»*»'*
Chief Trades
Canoe For Plane;
Flouts Tradition
Chief Billy Scow, president of the
Native Brotherhood of British Columbia, arrived by air in Vancouver
this morning.
Chief Scow traded his canoe to
Queen Charlotte Airlines for an aircraft and expressed satisfaction with
the trade although he said he would
rather have come the traditional way
if time had permitted.
He will make formal presentation
of UBC's new Thunderbird Totem
pole, gift of last year's graduating
class, at the football game with College of Idaho tomorrow.
Ex-President Assumes
Blame In Fund Probe
Character And Integrity Defamed
By Fund Probe Says Livingstone
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'Tween Classes
Toronto, Oct. 29 — Grant Livingstone, president last year
of UBC Student Council, assumes "full responsibility" for whatever "mismanagement'' of student funds may be revealed at the
University of British Columbia.
® _ . _
Livingstone is in Toronto today as
UBC delegate to a Canadian conference of the International Student Service. He and Cliff Greer will present
UBC's case for German scholarships
recently approved at UBC.
SUSPICION THROWN
Reports of UBC financial difficulties
has thrown a suspicion on his character and integrity, he said.
He plans to return to Vancouver
as soon as possible to appear before
UBC's investigation committee.
Dave Brousson, UBC Student Council president issued the following
statement Thursday after a long distance telephone conference with Livingstone in Montreal:
"I have received word from Grant
Livingstone in Montreal, where he
is reporting regarding his trip to
Europe on international student affairs, that misleading press coverage
of recent UBC financial difficulties
has thrown a cloud of suspicion on
Grant's character and integrity.
"His statement to me says that he
assumes full responsibility for whatever mismanagement the investigation may reveal, and that he will
return as soon as possible to report
to the investigation committee.
FULL RESPONSIBILITY
"Both Paul Plant and myself can
unhesitatingly say that there is no
suspicion in anyone's mind here that
there was any dishonesty in the administration of last year's student
affairs, but that on the contrary tlie
job cost Grant many sacrifices in
money, time, academic record, and
personal health.
REGRET IMPLICATIONS
"We deeply regret the implications
cast, and sincerely hope that this
statement, and the later reports to
be issued, may partially undo the
harm done.
"Wo are officially accrediting
Grant as delegate to the ISS Conference in Toronto, where we know
he and Cliff Greer will again lead
the way for Canadian University
.students."
Swanson Ends
Campus UN Week
Final event of United Nations week at UBC will be an
address by Reverend Dean
Cecil Swanson today at 12:30
p.m. in Arts 100. The rector of
Vancouver's Christ Church
Cathedral will speak on the
future of the UN.
9f, ?p jf.
The student Liberal Club will present the Honorable James Gray Turg-
ecn, Vancouver's own senator, in an
address on "Immigration" in Aggie
100, Monday at 12:30 p.m.
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Christian Science organization will
meet today in Arts 103 at 12:30 p.m.
Money Woes
Hit Editor
Of Yearbook
No Extra Copies
For Latecomers
Like most other people oh
the campus today, Totem editor Dick Blockberger is worried
about money.
No matter which way they figure
it, the editors of the Totem find themselves short of the sum needed to produce even a highly condensed yearbook.
SUBSCRIPTIONS   SHORT
Basic reason for this shortage, ox-
plained Blockberger, is the fact that
only 1000 students have subscribed
to this year's edition, and another
2000 subscriptions are needed before
the yearbook can break even. Average sales in the past have always
been well over the 4000 mark, but
this year subscriptions have dropped
sharply,
NO EXTRAS
In a sharp break with previous
policy, the Totem editor has announced that no extra copies of the annual
will be printed this year, and thus it
will be impossible for anyone who
hasn't placed an advance order to
purchase a book.
FREE  DANCE
TICKETS  FOR
PRINCESSES
Princess candidates who wish to
attend thc Homecoming dance in
the Armory Saturday night should
pick up their tickets for the affair
at the AMS office, Homecoming officials stated.
High times are in store for graduates now flocking back to
the campus for Homecoming weekend.
Gala weekend will get underway Saturday afternoon when
College of Idaho arrives for the football event of the year.
During  the  game  Patsy  Jordan  is<$>~ — _
tc be crowned Homecoming Thunderbird princess.
Following crowning ceremonies
Chief Billy Scow, president of (lie
Native Brotherhood of British Col-
timbia v/ill make formal presentation
of the Thunderbird totem pole, gift of
last year's graduating class.
DANCE
Saturday evening Homecoming
Dance features Indian costumes and
tribal dances.
Indians in full dress may gain admission free but all others must pay
$2.50 a couple.
Big Block graduates will lunch in
the Caf Saturday  noon,
Alumni meet the Thunderbird basketball team in their annual fight to
the   death   in   Gymna.sium   Saturday
at 7 p.m.
REUNION
Professor Soward will hold a reunion of the class of '28 at his residence at 5 p.m.
A potlatch with entertainment and
food galore is scheduled for 8 p.m.
Saturday in the Auditorium.
Grads will go direct from there to
the dance in the Armory.
SIX DEGREES
More than a thousand graduates
arrived Wednesday for colorful Convocation ceremonies in which Dr.
Kaye Lamb and six other prominent
Canadians and one American received
honorary degrees of Doctor of Laws.
F. J. E. Turner, Alumni Secretary-
Manager, predicts a record turnout cf
graduates.
Tickets for Homecoming games are
available from Ole Bakken, graduate
athletic manager.
Adaskin and Wife
In Concert Sunday
A free violin recital will be given
by Professor Harry Adaskin, with
Frances Marr at the piano, in the
main lounge of Brock Hall on Sunday, October 31, at 8:30 p.m.
Staff and students are cordially invited to attend. Due to space limitations the general public cannot be
admitted.
No Blame For
UN In Great
Power Split
UN must not be blamed for
failure to stop the East-West
split because it was never designed to stop any big power
split, Don Lanskail told Parli-
imentary Forum, Thursday.
"At the time of UN's inception at
San   Francisco   there   was   complete
Mac Atkinson, prime minister, con-
so recently victorious in the German
and Japanese wars," he said.
"Accordingly UN was built on the
expectation that harmony would continue. The fact that it hasn't continued
is bound to impair UN's effectiveness
to a tremendous extent but that does
not mean that UN has failed in its
original goal insofar as its charter
will permit," Lanskail, leader of the
opposition continued.
harmony between the great powers
tended that since the prime function
of any international order was to
promote harmony and good will among
nations and to assist Hhe world to an
orderly progress towards world gov-
eminent UN must be held responsible
for all the conflicts now taking place.
"At tlie close of the late war we all
had every hope for world peace for
all time but now we go in fear and
trembling of an atomic war," he said.
"Surely this is sufficient proof that
UN has failed."
Lanskail replied that "there are
many factors and many rights Involved and UN cannot decide them
overnight. In the meantime UN is
attempting to maintain the peace."
The debate will be broadcast from
a recording over CJOR Sunday at
5:30 p.m.
Blessed Event
Jet-Jockey School Opens
On Campus For Veterans
UBC is opening a school for jet-jockeys.
Open only to RCAF and RAF air crew, the course will be
conducted during the summer under the new University Air
Force training scheme.
Dean of the new school is Fit. Lt.
Eric Sherlock, Vampire pilot himsel
Heroic
lo Aid
Rats Multiply
In Blood Cure
By DICK TOYNBEE
Don't call anybody a rat again.
Rats are heroes. Rats are being
scientifically bred for the benefit
of mankind.
Recently a blessed event took
place in the basement of the Applied Science building as a litter
of new baby rats came into Ihe
world to aid man in his fight
against disease.
SPECIAL TYPES
Unlike the rats which might bo
found   in   the   basements   of   olhei
university buildings, these are
very special Vypes. They are being
.scientifically bred.
Ray Nixon and Jim Salter are
using the rodents in special tests
to produce a condition of experimental hypertension, or in layman's  terms,   high  blood  pressure.
THESES WORK
The two graduate sludents have
been doing theses work in the
field for i'he past two years. They
plan  to continue their experiments
untg they produce an artificial
condition of high blood pressure
and then will attempt to discover
a successful cure.
MANKILLER
High blood pressure is one of
the greatest mankillers on this
continent, the students say, Each
year more than 600,000 people die
as a direct or indirect result, of it.
Willi the help of a few newborn white rats, the students hope
to effect a cure.
with   hundreds
■-•redit.
Enlistment centre for both schemes
s located in the Armories, in place
of the Book Exchange. Hours are
"rom 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All personnel in this squadron excepting the commanding officer aie
to be appointed and ranked as flight
cadets. Fit. Lt. Sherlock is the attachment officer from the permanent
force.
Uniforms are issued at the first summer camp where cadets are indoctrinated into the Air Force,
Ground crew veterans or veterans
of the army and navy may exece
the age limit by the number of war
service years. All future candidates
for the university air training scheme
will be selected from auxiliary members
Three New Awards
jounced By Gage
Dr.   Walter   Gage   has   announced
three new awards at UBC.
A book prize, awarded by the Minister of Switzerland and donated
; through the Legion of Switzerland in'
| Ottawa, will be given to the student
I with an outstanding record in the
study of the French language and
i literature.
The other awards are the Canadian
Forest Industries Scholarships of $200
each, donated by the Forest Industries
of Canada, including the British Columbia Loggers' Association and the
British Columbia Manufacturers'
Association.
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PEERING  from totem pole
Patsy Jordan, Thunderbird
Princess,    and    Jacquie    Har-
^i> .'ind Lois Stratton, her
unsuccessful rivals. Patsy will
Princess at Satur-
1 ■•' '(niihall game when Chief
EiUy Scow will make formal
presentation of U,BC's new
Thunderbird Totem pole. Page 2
THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Fridav,    October    ?<),    19 IS
The Daily Ubyssey
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GENERAL STAFF: News Editor, Dob (give, Novia Ilebert; Features, Ray Baines; CUP Editor,
Jack Washerman; Photography  Director, Ellar.or Hall; Sports Editor, Chuck Marshall;
Kenlr.r Editor This Issue — JIM BANHAM
Assoeiale EdiK v — IMS AlMoi'K Assistant Editor -'- MARI PINEO
Homecoming Editor - ACE WILLIAMS
Universities: Hope ForOurTimes
In all parts of the world, tlie past forty
years has been age of revolutionary change,
rapid, profound and eumulativo. No aspect ot
human life ha.s .seemed unaltered.
In times like these the signs and .symbols
which have guided the lives of men for centuries suddenly become unreliable and obscure.
This is the opportunity of the false prophet.
Systems of, ordered thought usually have
their own means of judging nonsense. But in
the absence of the accepted, and objective,
standards no fallacy .so ludicrous, no falsehood so fantastic but has its devotees; and
cranks and charlatons pullulate like flies on
a midden.
We are trougled, it has been said, not so
much by the loss of the old faith, but by a
multiplicity of new beliefs.
Graduates Read these
Stories, Ymm A
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Trek Begins
March For Grads,
Students Spark
72 Homecoming
§ E i
Graduates visiting the campus for Homecoming today
and Saturday will find memories jogged by those nostalgic.,
stories reprinted from the pages o the Ubyssey.
Idiosyncracics of college life ,the frivolity and. the
youthful exuberance of undergraduates are traced through
the pages of UBC's irreverent student paper,
Yesterday's stories will be of interest to the under-
gradsuates as well.
Where will men turn for the truth?
They might, as Ira Dilworth told his Congregation audience Wednesday, learn to ap-
pioach the problems of the world with compassion, with a .sense of moral humdily.
Thoy might also, as Mr. Dilworth wisely
pointed   out,   ask   their  universities  to  lead
them toward a better sense of faith, a deeper
feeling for values, and a centrality of purpose   all 1)ilgr
in human thdltght.
For if a university is anything, il. is, in the
words of thc groat Cardinal Newman, "an assemblage of learned men, zealous for their
familiar intercourse and for the sake of intellectual peace, to adjust together the claims
and relations of their respective subjects of
invesigation."
May our universiies keep those lamps
burning.
From Tho Ubyssey, Oct. 12, 1922
A pilgrimafio trek from old Fair-
vii vv shacks to Point Cli'ey will he
lu Id for old grads and young underloads lo highlight Homecoming October 28.
Several    trucks,    two    bands    and
BCER   vehicles  will   assist  the   trek.
Tiansporlation   will   be   supplied   for
ims.
UBC Triumphs Over
All For Homecoming
From The Uhysscy, Nov. 3,  1942
UBC triumphed over both its adversaries at Homecoming Sai'urday.
Varsity won hy 11 points over Narod
Terpedoes Navy Team and trounced
a. team from Boeings, 2C-C fcr their
second  win.
HIGHER EDUCATION NOW
REALLY HIGH FOR UBC
Higher education is really high nowadays.
A glance at fees of 1925 will prove thc point. First term
$50; second term, $50.
Today's fees are $205 for Arts, for Science, $255.
Splendor Of Old
Hotel Vancouver
Dazzled Alumni
From The Ubyssey, Oct. 21, 1938.
A series of social functions designed to dazzle even the most blase
of Varsity's grads and .students, finally get under way tonight vela n the
Alumni dinner ia held in hi.nor of
graduates who have num.. home tn
their  Alma  Mater.
A royal diniur will ho in !,1 In the
Georgian dining rue.in of lh" llud't.r.'..
Bay   Ccmpemy.
Following, thc dinner, grads will
adjourn to the Crystal Ballroom of
Hotel Vancouver for a giant Homecoming Rally. Tickets are !}() cents j
each.
Cow Safe
Arts, Aggie War
In Common Room
From Tlie Ubyssey, Feb. 14, 1930
Indignant Aggies have found them-
. !•,< ;  IkI.c.'I  oi t c:f  their  own  Com-
,■ is    IS. in    Thuradav    noon,    while
Chancellor Scores UBC
Overcrowding For 1900
Time Has Corns For Expansion
He Toils Fifteenth Session
From The Ubyssey, September 29, 1929
"Wa, are trying to accomodate 1900 students in an institution built for 1600 and the time has come when expansion is
necessary,'' stated Dr. R. E. McKechnie, Chancellor of the University, at thc official opening of the fifteenth session of the
University of British Columbia.
■ an!  a (!.■,;•( n  Art: nit n aim
lea, v. Il Ii  v.'i i'- dim' and   I
''if
V-'hi!"     tin-;    roeeiiyi in    a,    ■    l.gnr
ai i ii- I   i n    chairs   were   Ii ■ ' >• \   and
'ran.   from   th :>   sheave.;   o.i   I'.c   wall
| .-■-altered  over the floor, much  fo the
D.'. McKechnie suggested that the
undergraduates should organize to
bring this state of af.'airs to the attention cf the local MLA's and organize a drive to remedy  the situation.
Dr. L. S. Klinck, President of the
I nivi rsily, welcomed thc students
and spoke of the initiation cerenioiii. s.
He cum|illmenli'd Dr. T. Machine.';, Dr.
C.  M
ol'     tl
Students of'34
Preferred Jail
To Fighting War
rv.im 'Ihe Ubyssey of Nov. 211, HKII
nan and 1'rof. .1. M. .lord ai ! •■What ,|> you Ih'nk about war'
v.a.rk in this rifaid. Dr. , Tim, io the ■ uhje S <f a questional
Klin; I. . laing (Ik t re;;istraiii)ii I'm,:
: howed an  incic-a.se ol  neatly  1(1(1, hut
! i. Ii   i ■   lain)-   i- , ii: it   r i  all   ( 'atiadiel
niversity  students  this  week,  anrl  ;•
indignation  of  the  janitor.
Hail The Forty Beers',
Rallied Artsmen In '30i
Frcm  The   Ubyssey,  October  4,   1!KSI)
Artsmen on the campus are carolling  this now Science-
baiting sony.
JAIL ALL THF ENGINEERS
(New  Arte;  Folk   Kong)
All Hail the forty bens,
Domolishers of Engineer;:,
Al! Hail  the forty  beers,
For   that's   the   Art:m..in's   brvera;
And   Seienc,'.!   followed   al'ti r.
CHORUS
Way back when the world l)c;.;.in,
and Adam wa.s not yet a  man,
The Arstmen  were  the only  elan,
Jail all  etc.
Jail all the engineers,
Dirty shirts and fuzzy heard.;,
Jail all the engineer:;,
The Ii Wei's of n.ibel and of Ur,
And   f'.gypt's   pyramids   they   were,
The toys of  kings and  princes there,
Those liljilu'i'-upM were Artsmen.
Jail all etc.
f'fnw Ike invented gravity,
'I .ni-c is no doubton   that degree,
j  P.ut Newton  was no T5.Sc,
For   Arts   invented   Science.
Jail   all   etc.
As  engineers just sling  a  spade,
j loyally heul highways made,
I'lo  foster  all  the  Artsmen's  trade,
j Pi course they did the dirty work.
I Jail all etc.
! 'I iie ehfe of the U. are  we,
For they're llieseuui of Vassity
We don't give  a  damn   for  engineers, i V/c    have    the    lines!,   faculty,
We'll   tear  their   shir!::   fir  :e>uveni::;,    V/e are the pride of UBC,
We den't give a damn for engineer::,     ]  I'- r all  of  us are Artsmen.
The drawbacks of Ihe Varsity. j Ail  hail  etc.
Jail all ette. Tim :  All  Hail the  Engineers.
UBC Launched Before
Vancouver Was City
From  The  ITy-sms  :• cjiiemhci' I'.'X   IHIMi
While this year, VXM, marks the X. 1st anniversary of tho opening of the University of Brilish Columbia,it LsaninleresUngluet
that the oration of a Isi'vei'-ig of British Columbia was first
ndvoeaied ss, !oii" .- so a ; I'wV i.y Siinei'inlendanl Jtssson.
Th"   ::. . I -   of   IS      v-.i-:     nn   .'.'.■
■    .1 .    ,-   ol     \ . in , u,"-r    i e       ,1    I.
that though the University wa.s grow
ing, it  .'.as looking chiefly for quality,
since   quantity   subordinated   quality
to size.
Cairn Marks Move
Of UBC To New Home
From Ubyssey, November 12, 1022
A. cairn was erected today to mark
Ihe founding of Point Grey campus
as part, of Ihe "build the university"
campaign. Cinrn was built through
die (effort; of every one of UHC's
1,178  .students.
I copy    of    which    appears    in    today'
"Ubyssey."
Milrr; y M.alhrr, when in'oeviewc
on the subjeet expressed thc opinion
that the questionaire would serve a
infill purpose in indicating (he gen-
1 ral run of student thought on the
subject  (f  war  and  armaments.
John George Hill, who believes in
bigger and better families, is emphatic in his dcnuncinlon cf war in
all and every form. "1 should not
consider enlisting unless Canada were
actually invade.I," he declare I. 'l
V-ould ga to jail before consenting- to
have my native land to become rail -
riiii fodder."
0 § $ "I wonder whether I'd
do better in the wrestling group
or the Chess club"
Don't look now, Egbert, but the answer's
pretty plain. And so is the answer to
leaky-pocket problems. If you're having
trouble saving to get that flashy sports
outfit, open a savings account at "MY,;
BANK" today and sew up those leaky,
pockets. You'll soon have that "I can buy
it whenever I want it" feeling.
^ Bank or Montreal
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2:;-!.1 ALMA KOAI) Friday,    OcVoer    29,    1948
THE DAILY UBYSSEY
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By LONI FRANCIS
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There are plans galore for Homecoming weekend, one of the
Liggett social functions of the year.
And.this year the committee has
dreamed up a bang-up close of the
festivities with the Thunderbird
ljrinccss Ball—complete with Indian dancing girls and princess
P/jtqy Jordan—which will cost you
only $2.50. And you must admit,
that's a cheap party.
As a sidelight
ofSaturda y
afternoon's football game fraternity and sorority members
will present a
Colorful spectacle in the student   bleachers,
with the girls dressed in gold and
the boys in blue.
Alums Feted
Many receptions and parties
have been planned for thc intervil
between the football game and
Potlatch. The Newman Club room
will be officially opened. Hostesses
will be Misses Pegge Thompson,
Alice Pop, I^atic Fop, Ann Gibson,
Jenny Boric, Dorothy McMahon,
Ann Marie Burns, Pat Gregory,
Afuiiroen Autcrson, Lois Ezzy.
AJumnj, of course, are in the
spotlight,this week. Professor ami
iV^S.; F. H. SowariT are holding a
reception Saturday from five to
seven, in honor of Class of '28.
Special guests will be Dr. and Mrs.
Daniel piichanaii and Professor and
Mrs. H.j%King;
The Big Block club held two
receptions last night as an annual
Homecoming event.
Women members of the club
were present at a tea held in their
honor at the Brock. Men holding
b g blocks held a smoker at the
I ncil'lc Athletic Club.
Al! Big Block alumni were present at thc functions.
loni francis woman's edttqjy
1
Mated.
Thursday, November 4, will martijtheday for. the Women's
Undergraduate Society's Hi-Jinx, This wiU;%th$ big night, of
the year for the women of the carncys on, their, gigantic hep
party. Seven-thirty and the fun wiljjstart, fagt.and^fviripus,
 _ 3>
The party is in the form, of a masq-
Fund Rally
A giant Pep Meet in the Armory
at noon today v,ill bo the first in
a series to collect money for the
i'h.od Relief Fund.Phil Shier, president of the Pep Club is in charge.
Sponsored by the campus Greek
Letter societies, tho pep meets
should prove to be a huge success.
The ten cent admission charge en-
t lice; tho ticket holders to a chance
lor the raffle prizes—which should
interest the male members of the
audience particularly.
Around The Campus
Entertaining at a Panhellenic tea
this afternoon in the Brock dining
room- is Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
The tea is in honor of tho sorority's provincial president. Mrs. F. W.
Johnson, ■ who was also guest of
honor at the chapter's pledge debut
at the Golden Pheasant last nigh*.
Aggies will hold their annual
fall banquet and dance at the
Commodore Cabaret November 3.
A skit will be presented by first
year students.
COQLMSS
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a
Giv& Cabaret
AlnhfT Gamma Delta Sorority will
present a cabaret in the theme of
Mexican Fiesta on November 19.
The cabaret,, sponsjoj-ed,by ;the al-,
umni. chapter will be held at the
Commodore. Active members of the
sorority will put on a floor show.
AQ's Sponsor
Ifashipi^ Show
Fashion
news.
shows   are   again   in   the
The second annual competition in
B.C. fashion design will,be held Saturday afternoon at three in the main
ballroom of the Hotel Vancouver.
The show is sponsored by Alpha
Omicron Pi sorority. Active and alumni members will model i'he various
designs. Miss Mary P. Allman is general convener
uerade, with, a prize, for the best
costume. There are many mere prizes
to be distributed. Patrons for the
gala affair are: Mrs. N. A. M, Mackenzie, Dean Mawdsley. Mrs. Creighton, Dr. Hallamore, and Dr. McGinnis,
who, incidentally, is the originator
ot Hi Jinx.
4 During. the l^st, great, war,, a hen
party was given by the women of the
campus to make up for the lack, of
dances by tbe absence, of men over-
Seas. This has developed into an annual affair.
Bim Schrodt, (Pr E. Faculty) will
bc the Master of Ceremonies, leading a sing song and , introducing the
skits, The skits this year are, in the
opinion of the executive, exceptionally good, one being presented by
each faculty. Elva Plant and Ann
Peers, of the Frosh class, are going
to give a surprise skit, the theme being a little different from the usual.
One of the chapters of, Phrateres
is very kindly doing the decorations
fcr High Jinx, Refreshments are to be
served, and.extra bus service will be
provided. Freshettes are. especially
invited to attend.so that tbt-y may
meet the upperclass women.
By   TIIELMA   BARER
Seems that UBC coeds pre veiy
slow to adopt the new trends as they
come. They have gotten in1/) a rut
of saddle shoes, baggy sweaters, and
soiled kerchiefs.
When and if some trend is accepted, it will appear in the most
exaggerated forrn. I am thinking here
particularly of the immense flare-
back! coats (when thrown over the
bgekj of, a chair), or the "popular"
day skirt length 8 to 10 inches from
the ground.. Nowhere has any fashion
authority ever mentioned skirts ;X.
thjis, length for day wear, let alone
campus wear.
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True, there is the small handful
of girls who may be considered
"fashion conscious." .They are always
noticed, not for their exaggerations.
but for the wisdom and understanding they apply to fashions for themselves. Fashions chesen not only with
their clothes budget in mind, but also
with the knowledge of their own
figures, their own good and bad
points, and of course with the current , styles.
This year, more than ever before.
fashion puts it up to you—giving you
the choice. Are there no shoes more
conjfprtable than the saddle shoe?
No sweater as "attractive" as that
well-worn sloppy joe? And why not
helmets and hoods instead of those
sad, tired kerchiefs.
"Campus Favorites!
Apparently the majority of college men are expert
in evaluating value in shirts.
For a survey made recently in sixteen leading
Canadian colleges across the country shows that
*College Men prefer Arrow shirts far above other
makes.
And there are good reasons for this strong show
of campus favoritism.
Arrow shirts are the only shirts with the perfect,
fitting Arrow collar. And only with the Arrow label
can you get Arrow style, Arrow tailoring and Arrow
skill in the handling of color.
Look for the Arrow label at your Arrow dealer's,
look for the Arrow Trade Mark
ARROW SHIRTS
TIES • HANDKERCHIEFS
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Let us see on our campus—sway
coats controlled by the slimncss of a
belt^ stoles that hug your shoulders,
turned into scarves out of doors;
shoes that look better with every
coat of polish; gloves or mitts instead
of blue hands; and please—soft colors
in lipstick and  nail polish.
In short, wake up to the countless
potentialities that fashion has waiting
for YOU. Men like you individual
yet feminine, not one of the mob;
learn to point up the traits thai make
you the personality you arc.
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IF FORGOTTEN, DONATE TODAY
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living . . . for leisure, This blaz§rrsl,gcks
outfit is a ''mgcje for.each oth^r''cpnnbin-
ation which features, the, slim, tailored
slacks in gay tartan and'a conventional
navy, double-breasted jacket; Styled for
the utmost in comfort and {wear; they are
found at Spencer's.
Slacks  10.95
Blqzer. 16.95
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THE DAILY UBYSSEY
Friday,    October   29,    1948
'Bird Hoopsters Make Home Debut
In Tilt filth Strong Grad Squad
For a young university, UBC is gradual^ beginning to develop tradition and ideas which hold a nostalgic value for students and alums alike. „■  *«•.
Such is the annual Homecoming Basketball game to be
played this Saturday night.
At present the 'Birds are busy
ironing out some of the faults that
were made apparent by the series
between UBC and Port Alberni
Athletics last weekend. UBC lost the
second of the two games by a four
point margin.
NEW ADDITION
To the list of twelve players named
to the 'Birds last week, which included six returning cagers, three ex-
Chiefs, and three starry freshmen,
another name has been added. It is
that of young Pete Walker who
played with the Chief team in the
Senior A loop last year.
Providing no injuries mar the
smoothness of pre-season workouts
for the 'Birds, the starting line-up
. this Saturday will probably be Reid
Mitchell and Bob Boyes at guard,
Nev Munroe and Jimmy McLean
(the boy with that' smile while he
plays) at forward, and long John
Forsyth in the centre slot.
IMPRESSIVE TEAM
For this, the third annual Grad-
Bird game, the grads will be bringing an impressive team to the campus.
The students have made a clean
sweep of all previous games and the
Grads will be trying to walk off with
their first win  this Saturday.
Last year, the 'Birds managed to pull
one out of the fire by forcing the
game into overtime and then keeping the fans on t'he edge of their
seats' by taking a small one point
lead and winning the tilt.
The test of experience (a nice way
of saying age) versus youth will
feature many prominent graduates
of UBC.
FORMER STARS
The squad, under the watchful eye
of Ralph (Hunk) Henderson, will
include such former stars as Ron
Weber, Harry Kermode, Bobby Haas,
Bobby   Scarr.   and   Sandy   Robertson.
UBC's Graduate Manager of Athletics, Ole Bakken, v/ill be in strip
for the affair as will be Harry Franklin, Brucl Matheson, and Rami Rlatli-
isson.
Students will also have an opportunity to see the Director of Physical
Education at UBC. in action when
Bob Osborne takes the floor for the
glory of thc grad  team.
Also  rctmuin?'   for   th.1  h-e.^  i'nea-
will    be   Jimmy    Bard.gey,    v.-in    h
been   out   of   active   participation   for
some time with a head  injury.
Tickets for both the afternoon grid
fixture and the evening Grad-Bird
hoop tiff are now on sale in the of-
fice of the Graduate Manager of
Athletics, Ole Bakken.
Osborne To Speak
On Olympic Games
"The Olympic games" will be thc
topic of Professor R. F. Osborne,
head of the Department of Physical
Education at UBC, when he addresses
the Vancouver Institute, October HO
at 8:15 p.m.  in the Physics Buildinp
This is t'he third in the autumn
series of addresses by authorities in
various academic and industrial
fields.
Professor Osborne travelled to England with the Canadian Olympic
Basketball team. He has figured
prominently in the training of several
of UBC's championship Thunderbird
teams.
UBC PROFESSOR
TO HOLD OPEN
HOUSE  FOR  GRADS
Professor and Mrs. H. F, Soward
will hold open house this evening to
more than 12a graduates of the class
of '28. This includes all four faculties
of that day--Arts, Science, Agriculture and  Nursing.
The informal reunion is a part of
the general activity marking UBC's j
annual Homecoming weekend, It
marks the twentieth graduation anniversary for Professor Soward's
guests, who will ai'tcnd with their
husbands   and   wives.
The purpose of Ihe soiree is to
compare progress notes on post-grad-
uale activities, and families acquired
during   the   long   interval.
'I'll'
SPORTS EDITOR
-CHUCK MARSHALL
Editor This Issue — 'RON HisTiflN
'Bird Grossmen
Head City League
After two we;;ks cf eila'a 'he powerful UrXC squad is leading the Mainland   Grass   Hockey   League.
To date, they have posted two wins,
the last being a 4-0 triumph over the
East India aggregation. In second
place, one point behind, is Vancouver
A with one win and a draw. The
Cardinals with a win and a loss are
in third spot. They are followed by
East India with a draw and a loss.
Varsity trails the league with two
losses
THEY'RE COMING BACK, iho.se hoop slurs of last year,
for the annual 'Bird-Grad cage contest. Formerly big* wheels on
the Thunderbirds, jBobby Haas (left) and Harry Kermode will
start for the powerful Grad squad when Ihe lilt gels under way
at 8:00 p.m. in the UBC gym.
OP TILTS
Gridsfers Out For Repeat Win
!n Traditional Grid Battle
If history lives up to its repetitive reputation a lot of UBC
grads will he very happy tomorrow.
For it was on Homecoming day just one year ago that the
football Thunderbirds chalked up their first and, so far, only
American grid win.
The 'Birds are just about due for a3>
win. So far this season they have
steadily improved. Starting Vheir
home stand with a terrific whitewashing at the hands of WWC they
went en to score their first major
against Willamette and last weekend
they had a tie with Whitman.
TWO VICTORIES
But whatever the outcome this
Saturday, UBC will know that it
has been in a football game. The
Coyotes of College of Idaho have already picked up two victories in
Conference play this season.
Pacific College, winners over UBC
by a lop-sided score, fell victims to
the onr-ushing Coyotes, as did Linfield.   Only   the   Conference   champ
ion  Willamette  squad   has  managed
to stop them.
The potato-staters' attack features
a pair of top-notch ground gainers
in the persons of Tom Winbigler and
Glen Ward. These two backs lead the
Conference in ground-gained-per-
play average.
BAD KNEE
The 'Birds will go into action minus
the services of starry back Bob Brewer, who picked up a bad knee in the
Whitman contest.
Another stalwart who will watch
the Homecoming proceedings from
the bench is Pete Trim. Trim took an
illegal clip in the Whitman game and
had to be helped from the field.
UBC Braves, Chiefs Split
In City Senior A Debut
The brand new UJBC Braves last night broke into the Senior
A basketball lague by defeating Chilliwack 46-27, while their
senior brothers, the Chiefs, fell before the powerful Dominion
champion Clover Leafs, 76-30.
Braves went all out from the opening whistle to chalk up victory, out-
scoring the Chilliwack club in three
out of four periods. Except for one
short but strong rally in the third
quarter, the Valley five were never
a threat to the Varsity club.
At half time, the Braves already
had the game on ice, with a score of
25-10, but just to make it more convincing, they potted in 16 points to
Chilliwack's 6 in the final canto.
High scorers for the UBC team were
Denny Wotherspoon with high 9
points followed closely by Bill Fraser
and Don Swen.son with 8 and 6 tallies
respectively.
Thc luckless Chief's fared exactly
the opposite to tlie Braves, being out-
giasved and out-played tho entire
game. Tho UBC team, still unused lo
each others style, have as yet not
devolved into an efficient machine,
a<> tho Dominion Champs were able
ic walk all over the locals, .sinking
ever twit o the amount of points in
i very period.
The half lime score ot 45-22 shoves
exaetly how the play had been going
up  till  that time,
Returned Stars
Strengthen
Rugger Line-up
Varsity ruggerman will be
gunnning for their fifth
straight win in the Miller Cup
series when they battle Rowing
Club this Saturday.
Varsity now hold the undisputed
league leadership and with two
mainstays of last year, Stan Clarke
and Gerard Kirby, returning to the
lugger wars, it seems probable that
they will continue i'o hold it.
Coach Al Laithwaite stated that, he
will field the present Varsity squad
for thc rest of the current term. His
main desire is to keep his firfi' string
ititac", and not have his men continually moving from one squad to another.
He is very optimistic in his report
of the present Vaiaity team and is
Bill Kaptus was high scorer for the J quite sure they will have no tremble
Chiefs will) f; poi.'iU iwondrd by Bill ' blanking  Rnvem.ii  Club  rlns Saturday.
The Junior  squad   will  be  bolsterel
.vi di s ]A>i
Boulding    and    Don    White    with    II
Markers apiece.
Pace-setter for Cloverleal's was Bob
Kaas with a total of 21 tallies, potting
9 of his total in the last frame. Fol-
lovein;4 close behind weie Sandy Hoo-
erte-or. and P.obby Burtweil with I '
and VI pa.ais icspei'tively.
iv.il of new comer Darry!
Popham, ox-lacrosse, ex-rep rugby
player. The squad will  improve
with lh<
I	
says
I.aitl'.waite.    but   this   won't   probably
be   e::it I   after   Christmas   when   they
■k    their   lost   American
fool
"Then, I think, that they will
•s- take the Tisdale Cup with-
much  trouble."  he said.
2NTRAMURAL SCHEDULE
TOUCH FOOTBALL
Monday, November 1 Beta vs Phi Kappa Sigma
Tuesday, November 2. Sigma  Foo vs Teacher Training
WedneJcday,  November  3,  Cross  Country
Thursday,  November 4,  D.U.  vs A.T.O.
Friday,  November  5,  Kappa  Sigma   vs  Newman
VOLLEYBALL
Monday, November 1 FIELD HOUSE
1. Aggie vs Newman "B"
2. Phi U 'B" vs Phi Delt "B"
3. Phys. Ed. "B" vs A.T.O. "A"
Tuesday, November 2 FIELD HOUSE
1. Kappa Sig "B" vs Architects
2. Phi Kappa Pi vs Beta Chi "A"
3. Kats "B" vs 3rd Engineers
Tuesdoy, November 2 GYMNASIUM
D. U. "B" vs A.T.O. "B"
Phys. Ed. "A" vs Newman "A"
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AIDEDEBY LEGION JINGLE
Legion officials have finally given out some clues  to
to the identity of Mr. Pigskin.
Tickets to search for (he mysterious gentleman must be
purchased from the Legion office. Price is 25 cents.
Legion big-wigs today released a jingle which will aid
queetiTs in their search. Il is as follows:
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Ask for it either way . . . both
trade-marks mean the same thingf
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