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The Ubyssey Jan 8, 1946

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 • TYPICAL of our campus this week is this scene showing
Nancy Pitman, Sidney Flavelle and Barbara Helsberg
as they prepare to petrify an unwary male, mentally and
physically. Doubt has been expressed as to whether this
method of preservation is suitable to the ultimate intentions
of Sadie Hawkin's week.
Wolf Gal Howls
For Alma Mama
• ALMA MAMMY YOKUM is takin' anuther chile into
her eva'luvin' arms.   Yep, ma little sister the Wolf Gal
is a-movin' t' the uneeversatee an' ah heerd thet she's
a-roundin' up the gang t'howl.
So ma advice to yo-all is to take off those winter ear muffs
an' tune yore ears up fo a new programme — the symphonee
of wimmin on the prowl. •
Ma friend the Mayor of Dogpatch has officially deeclared
the fust week of Vahsity to be Sadie Hawkins' week — 'nuff
1. Treat all men gentle-like.
Lull their suspicions.
2. Light their cheroots.
3. Offer THEM a chaw — don't
wait to be asked.
4. Crippling men BEFORE the
race i| unfair.
4. Take any books men happen
to be a-carrying', but no fair
sellin' them cheap,
6. Give 'em yore seat in the Caf
but don't rope 'em down.
7. Buy 'em cawfee but don't put
strichnine in it.
»   •   *
The fact that this year is not
leap year has not phased the Ingenious UBC women. They have
floated to the surface with a full-
scale Sadie Hawkins' offensive
which will take up the entire first
school week of Varsity.
A colorful Dogpatch Style opening ushered in the week yesterday
in the quad.
Tomorrow noon there will be a
crass-campus race. Nancy Pitfall,
Presantiment of the Women's Underground Societies and organizer
of the festivities, challenged all
red-blooded, virile men, to line up
in the quad at 12:30.
"Try," she leered, "and see if
you can outrun the women."
Free tickets to the Tea Dance to
be held in Brock Hall at 5:30 Wednesday will be given to the first
ten women to drag men across the
"Ma" Pitfall Intimated that this
would be a good place for the less
aggressive type of women to corral
inen.# "For all women in doubt or
difficulty", she said, "see Available
A ins value In the AMS office for
advice and suggestions."
Climaxing the week will be an
Informal co-ed dance from 9:00
p.m. until 12 midnight Saturday
in Brock Hall. Cost is 91.00-per
At this dance the women will
present a man who to them is
"the perfect Li'l Abner type."
•   ONLY 62 of the 5800 students at the University of
British Columbia have been asked to withdraw as a
result of low standing in the Christmas examinations.
This number, which represents about one percent of the
total registration, is proportionately much lower than in
previous years.
No ex-service students have been
asked to withdraw. It was felt
that no proper assessment of their
ability could be made in the three
months of the Fall term.
Veteran students generally are
setting a very high standard, it
was stated. Of the 140 first class
students in the first year, at least
80 were ex-service men and women.
Veterans with low grades in
Christmas exams will be asked,
however, to consult with campus
veteran's counsellors and the Heads
of their departments for a review
of their standing and future requirements.
In the Faculty of Arts and
Science 31 students were required
to withdraw - 19 in first year arts,
(app. 1700 registered), 3 in first
year home economics, 8 in second
year arts (app. UOO registered), and
one in second year commerce.
In the Faculty of Applied Science
30 students were required to withdraw - 18 in second year (522
registered), 9 in third year , 2 in
fourth year, and 1 in second year
In the Faculty of Agriculture
only   one  first  year  student  was
asked to withdraw.
Students required to withdraw
from courses as a result of low
standing in Christmas exams will
be allowed to re-register for either
the Summer School in July or the
regular winter session beginning
nf.'xt September.
Though the general standard in
the Christmas examinations this
year has been quite high, full consideration was given ln the asses-
ment of marks to crowded conditions and shortage of textbooks, it
was stated.
Mussoc Stagecrew
Appeals For Help
• STUDENTS interested or experienced in stagecraft are invited to turn out for the Mussoc
stage crew. Applied science students and ex-servicemen are particularly welcome.
Construction of sets for the annual spring operetta, "Merrie
England," will begin Saturday,
January 12. All thos; interested
are requested to turn out backstage at 1:30 Saturday.
Special Sadie Hawkins Week Offer
Plain 50c
Wif rice 'n shoes $2.00
Discuss More
Brock Rooms
• AN EXTENSION to the Brock
Memorial Hall is being investigated by a student committee
set up for that purpose announced
Allan Ainsworth, president of the
AMS and chairman of the committee.
The building, which will be six
years  old  this  month,  was built*
amid wartime shortages and priorities he stated.
Because of this fact the building
was reduced drastically. Students
working on the building committee
then planned to complete the
building after the war.
Inadequacies of the building
have been turning up at intervals
since its opening in January, 1940.
Major among these are: the absence of a proper ballroom; and
lack of club-room space.
Cal Whitehead, Sophomore Member, was appointed to get suggestions from the student body.
"Students who have serious suggestions to make concerning the
proposed extension should address
them in writing to me care of the
AMS office," he stated.
Tentative ideas include: five to
twenty clubrooms, a large, cabaret-
style ballroom with catering facilities, small amphitheatre to seat
200, one meeting room well furnished, dark room, rehearsal rooms,
work shop.
Members of the committee are:
Allan Ainsworth, Garry Miller,
Sidney Flavelle, Fred Lipsett, Cal
Whitehead, Bill Stewart (LSE),
Pat Mayne, John Walton.
Jokers Put Male
On Auction Block
• DO YOU want a man?
Okay,  so you aren't normal.
For all those unfortunate females lacking the necessary fleet-
ness of foot to catch themselves u
date for the Sadie Hawkins' day
dance the Jokers are providing a
solution, a man.
This man, who will be the handsomest and most popular specimen
available ( a Joker, of course) will
be auctioned In tha caf at noon
The exact identity of the specimen in question has not yet been
revealed, but nobody gives 4 darn
anyhow because the lucky woman
will also receive a free taxi service, corsage, admission, and a six
course dinner complete with! waiters, besides a small box of chick-
lets and a ticket to the State
The auction will be conducted
on the alarm clock principle, so
that everyone will get an equal
chance. Girls will bid like mad
until the alarm clock goes off,
with the last bidder getting the
Any complications, such as the
man or girl having another date
will be dealt with in true Joker*
Remind Students
Of Brock Rules
• FOR THE  BENEFIT of  new
students who have not heard
these rules, and also for those who
have forgotten them we are reprinting the following rules for
conduct In the Brock Building.
Students are required to leave
their outdoor clothing in the cloakrooms provided downstairs before
they enter the main lounge.
Food and beverages may be
consumed only in the dining room
nnd coffee bar.
Furniture may be removed only
by the attendant or the janitor.
Writiing is not permitted in the
main lounge* or in the smoking
Rogers Gives
UBC $75,000
• THE Home Economics Department  has- been  willed  $75,000
by the late Jonathan Rogers.
This bequest is one of several to
the city and is free of all probate
and succession duties.
Although the Home Economics
department was named in particular the will provides that the
money may be spent otherwise if
the baord of governors sees fit.
In addition any residue left when
the estate has been realised will
be used to provide scholarships for
needy students at our university.
Presumably the Home Economics
department can use this money as
it is one of our newest departments,
having been started only four years
It will confer it's first degrees
this year.
•   KNOW all campus men what ain't dated by these presents and snecially Aggies, Artsmen,
Commercemon, Quacks, and Shysters:
WHEREAS there be on our campus a passel of gals what ain't dated but craves something
awful to be, and
WHEREAS these gals have waited more years than is tolerable, and
WHEREAS there be at UBC many men that could date these gals but acts ornery and won't,
WHEREAS we deems the joys of dating and all that goes with it the birthright of our fair
campus womanhood,
WE HEREBY PROCLAIMS AND DECREES by right of the power and majesty vested
in us as Presentiment of the Women's Underground Societies,
WHEREUPON a foot race will be held, the undated gals chasing the undated men, and if
they catch them the men must go with them by law and no two ways about it.
BY AUTHORITY of the law and the statutes laid down by the first mayor of Dogpatch,
Hekzebiah Hawkins, who had it to get rid of his daughter Sadie, who was the homeliest
gal in all them hills and no two ways about that either.
GIVEN UNDER OUR HAND AND SEAL this seventh day of January, 1946, on UBC
campus in the state of turmoil.
President WUS.
AU students new to this
University last September
and all those registered In
second year are required to
have a physical examination.
Those who have not done
so make your appointment
for this examination Immediately.
2. Ex-service personnel who
have not already done so
are to report to fill out the
medical card. Attend to
this Immediately.
The Student Health Service is
located hi Hut 2.
• QUESTION of reducing the
size of UBC graduating diplomas was settled once and for all
when the Senate of the university
voted in favor of adopting the
smaller, "modernized" type as
recommended recently by a special
The new diploma will be 7-8" by
11" as compared with the present
fcize of 16" by 20". Given with the
diploma will be a blue leather
case, lined inside in gold, and carrying the UBC crest.
At a recent meeting, the graduating class voted in favor of retaining present large tyrje diploma.
Reasons necessitating the change
were: scarcity of sheep skins of
which the diplomas are made,
difficulty in obtaining unblemished skins of the* larger size, ease in
handling the smaller type diploma,
and time spent in engrossing the
degree and name on the larger
The new diploma will continue
to be made of sheep skin, but the
name and degree will be printed
and not engrossed.
The proposed reduction in size
of diplomas is in conformity with
usage of n large number of other
institutions, it was stated.
Want To Be
An Animated
Correspondent ?
The UBYSSEY Is happy and
proud to be the first to tell Mr.
Smith that his ardent campaign
for amalgamation of Canada and
thc USA has at last succeeded.
And Just when wc were least
suspecting it, too. It all goes
to show that the UBYSSEY
brings you thc news first.
All this arises from a letter
we received this week from
Sweden calling for American
pen friends to build up "An
animated correspondence between the young folks of our
two nations."
The letter was addressed to
us at "Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada USA."
In case any one is interested
the address to contact is 27 B
Lastmakarcgatan, Stockholm,
When you wriie tell them
about Smith, will you?
•   A CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS service which will
distribute university news daily to all campus publications was ratified and established by 29 delegates from across
Canada   represented   at   the
Conference  held  December
University at London, Ont.
Delegates from the UBYSSEY
were Editor-in-Chief-Mardee Dundas and Marion Ball.
The press service which may
operate in the future through the
facilities of Canadian Press will
commence tnis month. Daily news
flashes from each campus will be
wired by CUP editors of each
paper to three focal news points.
McGill, University of Toronto,
and Manitoba.
News bulletins will be edited
nightly by each regional burea and
relayed in news letter form to the
other two distribution points.
News will then be sent from the
bureaus to college newspapers in
each district.
Regional conferences to facilitate
news exchange between papers In
the three CUP areas have been
Exchange of opinion by means
of scientifically operated campus
polls is also to be established on
a monthly basis. The Queens
JOURNAL will select poll topics
and summarize results from each
university. The survey will concentrate upon problems of national interest.
A separate survey of the cost of
living index of the average student on each campus will also be
conducted by the CUP in co-operation with university officials.
Comparison between living costs
of non-veteran and veteran students will be tabulated by staff
members of Western Ontario's
GAZETTE after surveys are conducted by each university this
Mobile TB Unit
On Campus Soon
• AN INTENSIVE T.B. diagnosis
campaign will be undertaken
on the campus of the University
of British Columbia thjs term, it
was announced today from tho
president's office.
Every student and member of
faculty and staff of the university
will be given an x-ray during the
two months' campaign.
A mobile unit of the Tuberculosis Society will be on the campus from February 4 to March 'J'l
inclusive. It will be drawn up to
the back of the University Health
Service hut near the auditorium.
Staff of the Health Service will
be in charge of arrangements, and
it is hoped that more than 300
diagnostic x-rays will be taken
every day.
In charge of the mobile unit is
Miss Mary Harrison, with Miss
Elizabath Campbell as assistant,
t<nd Mr. William Swain, driver-
Besides students and staff of thc
rniverslty, residents of the university area will also be given
x-rays during this period.
Canadian   University   Press
21,  22,  and  23  at  Western
Following a two day conference
on news and opinions exchanged,
elections for the 1946-47 CUP presidency were held and results of
the Bracken Trophy competition
McGill's DAILY was awarded
the trophy by Gillis Purcell, president of Canadian Press, with honorable mention going to Saskatchewan's SHEAF and the Western
Ontario GAZETTE.
The UBYSSEY was elected to fill
the positions of president and
secretary of the Canadian University Press for 1946-47. Ifs editor-
in-chief and CUP editor fo* next
year will be CUP president and
secretary respectively. They will
be chosen late this spring.
Editors exchanged grievances
and compared staff headaches in
a formal moaning session on the
third day of the meet.
Accept Spanish
Language Option
• THE SENATE of the University of British Columbia has
approved the recommendation
made by the Provincial Department of Education that Spanish
III be accepted as meeting the
foreign language requirements for
High School Graduation with
University  entrance.
At the present time only Latin,
French and German are allowed
as language options for university entrance.
The addition of Spanish would
mean that a high school student,
to obtain the university language
requirement, would have to study
Spanish for three years.
The teaching of Spanish in high
schools is restricted at the present
time by the numbers of qualified
The UBC Department of Modern
Languages offers three courses in
No. 30
UBC Extension
Dept. Sponsors
Community Centre
• A TWO-DAY Community Institute   Centre,   scheduled   for
January 21 and 22 is to be sponsored by the University of British
Columbia through the services of
the Extension Department.
The Institute, which will be
open to community workers from
all over the province is the first
of its kfhd to be held in Canada.
UBC's own Department of Social Work will co-operate in the
two-day program.
The Institute is intended primarily for:
1. Those who are working to
build a community hall or to establish a community centre.
2. Those who want assistance in
planning to make the most effective use of existing facilities.
3. Those who are co-operating
with school authorities to make
use of school facilities for recreational programs.
4. Those who are active in planning recreational and educational
programs in a community which
has, as yet, no community centre.
Institute leader will be Miss
Elizabeth ,V. Thomas, A.B.. M.S.,
special lecturer in group work,
recently appointed to the Department of Social Work. She will be
assisted by Miss Marjorie V.
Smith and other members of the
Extension Department.
Players Act In
Berkeley Square
be the annual spring play of
the UBC Players club. It will be
performed very likely from March
12-15. Director will be Elsie
Graham who directed last year's
The cast of "Berkeley Square"
will be smaller than last year's,
but sets, costumes and lighting will
be elaborate.
"Berkeley Square", a romantic
fourth dimensional play was written by John Balderston.
Tne Players Club is confident
that this play will be a great
success. Tryouts are to begin Friday. "Berkeley Square" will go
on tour in May.
It is hoped by the Players Club
that they will be able to send
"Alter Piece", one of the Christmas plays to the inter-varsity
Drama Festival at the University
of Alberta this Spring. This project has not yet been passed by
It is definitely planned that
"Orange Blossoms" will be performed before the W 0 m e n s
Canadian Club on January 15.
It is also possible that the Players
Club will put on Jabez immortal
"Scienceman Lover" at some future
noon-hour show.
Dartmouth Awards
To Sons of Heroes
• HANOVER, N. H.  (UP)-All-
expense   scholarships   for   the
sons of Dartmouth College alumni
who died in military service during World War II comprise a "living memorial" to her Gold Star
More than 25 sons of the 260
graduates who have died in service already are known to college
authorities as eligible for the
$100,000 in scholarships which
have been named for Dartmouth's
President Emeritis Ernest M.
Available Ainsvalue
B'ar Traps - Lassoos - Bloodhounds
an Ju Jitsu Lessons
• • •
Babies Tended:
Dry Babies Ic
Others  5c
Have Yer Change Ready THE UBYSSEY, Tuesday, January 8, 1946, Page 2
Though the final count is not available at
press time, as they say in election circles,
it seems in all likelihood that this editorial
welcome from the staff of the UBYSSEY is
being directed to over 6500 fellow students.
Our "Welcome!" is to the many ex-servicemen who are just starting out on their
college careers.
And our "Welcome Back!" is both to the
former UBC students who left the fold for
war service and also to the great majority
of last fall's undergrads who passed the
Christmas exam hurdle.
To all we wish the best results for their
work this spring and a very good time in
all their varsity activities.
With the rapid increase in enrolment it
' truly seems that, like the spring which was
supposedly ours a few days ago, the University of British Columbia is "Bustin' Out All
Every time someone gets the opportunity
to take stock it is found that the unbelievable
has happened and the university has been
able to register another few hundred, or
thousand, people.
We have become so used to this procedure
that it has become hardly necessary to
worry about the physical facts of accomodating such a large mass of eager students.
The results of the Christmas exams, which
one professor gaily called "appallingly
high", should demonstrate that either UBC
students have indeed accomodated themselves extremely well to the adverse
conditions brought about by overcrowding
or that they've gone through the process of
compensation to an extreme degree by
giving up an unusual amount of extracurricular activities.
As students it is all very well to congratulate ourselves for accomodating ourselves so ably to a very crowded institution,
but it would be decidedly to the point for
us to pass on greater thanks to the Administration, Faculty, and Staff.
We can be very proud of those responsible
for seeing that no other Canadian university,
perhaps no other on this continent, has done
more to welcome veterans to its classes.
There were many onlookers, including the
students themselves, who said last September that UBC was attempting to do the
impossible. The very fact that the univeristy
has been able this week to begin classes for
another 1000 people shows that the impossible has been done.
It can hardly be expected that this university can maintain its present enrolment
for many more years; but we can expect
that the student population will continue at
nearly double its pre-war total.
The University of British Columbia is
hence out of the young, small college class
and can now begin to grow up. We can
rest assured that our Administration will
lead us along the path of scholastic maturity.
But the students themselves will play the
greater part in developing graduates who
will be better Canadian citizens. After all,
the Faculty will provide the classes but the
students' attitude will largely determine the
use to which the gleaned knowledge will be
That attitude is in turn derived from the
spirit developed on the campus.
To our mind the famous "College Spirit"
is in its better sense an eager, wide-awake
attitude to the things going on about us.
Besides developing this more mature,
worldly outlook on life, a normal participation in student activities in any line usually
helps the student's strictly curricular endeavours by improving his perception.
There may be a few in our midst who
would insist that time spent in extracurricular affairs is mere "highschoolish" child's
play. To them we can only point to the
state of affairs at such admittedly mature
schools as Cambridge and Oxford, Harvard
and Yale.
While extending our welcomes and best
wishes, may we also urge all UBC students
to ask themselves if they might be well
advised to spend a little time on campus
activities apart from their studies.
-J. F.
Our Boys
UBC is proud of its athletes. UBC has
an enviable sports record in spite of the fact
that its Physical Education Department fails
to come near the standard set by the universities south of the border.
We haven't got the gym. We haven't got
the stadium. We haven't got the swimming
pool. Nor have we any athletic scholarships
to offer. And yet UBC's teams have always
come through with fine records.
Even as we return to our studies we read
of the exploits of our Thunderbird basketball
team. During the holidays . they proved
themselves capable of competition in the
Pacific Coast Conference, the top intercollegiate league on the coast.
Athletics are beginning a great post-war
boom right here on our campus. Bob
Osborne, Director of Physical Education and
coach of the basketball outfit, is building up
our sports program faster than students had
ever hoped. Already we have a fine coaching
staff, and the compulsary PT for freshmen
and sophomores is running smoothly and
We have the athletes here, too. We have
more of them now than we ever had before.
These are the individuals who will bring
fame and glory to our alma mater.
Now that UBC is a member of the Pacific
Northwest Inter-collegiate Conference, we
may expect big things of Thunderbird teams.
But athletics are handicapped at UBC
because of the lack of facilities. Our gym
can't oope with our PT program. We have
no swimming pool, while small colleges like
Western Washington have expensive pools.
And our stadium seats only 1600.
That's why the students are clamouring
for a central building for athletics. Such a
building would house a basketball court,
and aquatic stadium and all the required
The building would not only serve sports
but would also be ideal for the large dances
now that the crowds are too great for the
Brock Hall. It would be ideal for concerts
and symphony presentations, too.
In sports, such a building would put UBC
in a position to enter the Coast Conference
should it be invited next season. With the
regulation swimming pool, inter-collegiate
meets would become another sports feature,
and an enlarged intramural aquatic program
would be possible.
UBC lags far behind the American colleges
when it comes to athletic facilities, but the
addition of such a building to our campus
would at least bring UBC abreast of her
fellow Canadian universities.
Event of the Year
With the first issue of each new year,
newspapers customarily eulogize on the
great happenings of the previous twelve
months, the events that are likely to be of
import in what is always "the" great new
year ahead." Thus we have seen since
January 1, 1946, countless newspaper epics
devoted to the ending of war, the atomic
bomb, radar and the Joe Louis-Big Boy
Brown fight.
On the campus of the University of British
Columbia, one event stands out above all
others as the highlight of the year likely to
mark a mile-stone in Canadian history. The
principles themselves probably don't realize
the vital, far-reaching effect of their deeds.
It happened at a pep meet staged by the
campus screwball organization, the Jokers.
They cracked a Canadian joke. It wasn't
a particularly funny joke, but that is not
the important point. The punch line didn't
make light of Eleanor Roosevelt's travels, or
Jack Benny's meanness, or Edclie Cantor's
five daughters. It was a joke of strictly
local uuiMvs!, could be undeir.toocl only by a
resided1 >■;' Vancouver.   An epidemic of taxi
slayings provided the inspiration.
Historians of the future may well point
to left centre of the UBC stage and proclaim,
"This is where Canadian humor was born."
It is strangely a unique Canadian characteristic that we have no national humor.
There are Irish jokes, Scotch jokes, Swedish
jokes, jokes about the American South,
jokes about the immovable residents of the
state of Maine and jokes about the celluloid
splendor of California. Nobody yet has ever
slapped us on the back and bellowed, "Say,
did you ever hear the one about the Canadian . . . ." There are no Pat and Mikes
of Canada, no southern Senators who were
weaned on mint juleps, drink only from
dixie cups and won't use a compass because
of the way it points.
Think of the unexplored comic possibilities
in Canada's stripping Doukhobours, northern Eskinoes who live in six months of night
and Maritime fishermen whose livelihood
depends solely on cod.
"Say,  did you hear the one about the
Canadian ..."   The Jokers may write the
punch line to that.
S^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^        ^_^m _______________________________________________________
• SENATE of the University of British Columbia has
approved recommendations that the courses given by the
Royal Naval College, Royal Roads, and the Khaki University
College of Canada, be recognized in acceptance of graduates
from these institutions for further study at UBC.
The course given at the Royal
Naval College is tor two years
and includes, in addition to professional subjects, English, French
or Spanish, History, Mathematics,
Physics, Chemistry. Applicants
must have Junior Matriculation or
Navy graduates who have completed the two-year course at
Royal Roads will now be admitted
to the Second Year Arts and
Science, with full standing, and
further credit in the Second Year
will be given on recommendation
of the Head of the Department
Graduates applying for entry into
the Faculty of Applied Science
will be addmitted into Third Year
in any course. It will be necessary for these students, however,
to take courses and pass examinations in surveying field work and
qualitative  analysis.
Applicants from Agriculture
will be granted up to 18 units of
credit on recommendation of the
Dean of the Faculty.
The University of Toronto has
also given recognition to the
courses given by the Royal Navy
College, it was stated.
The requests for recognition of
courses given by the Khaki College of Canada was made to UBC
by the Department of National
Defence, Army, and was based on
a resolution passed by the Conference of Canadian Universities.
The Junior College of the
Khaki University of Canada, at
Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, gives First and Second Year
subjects in Science and Arts. Two
subjects are completed during each
13-weeks term. During two terms
students complete the equivalent
of a full year's work in Science
or Arts at any Canadian university.
At the present time there are
approximately 700 students enrolled in the Khaki University at
All Faculties of the University
of British Columbia approved the
recommendation that students of
Khaki University be given credit
for courses completed on authorization by the Committee on Courses
and Standing.
Special Session
Brings Thousand
•   EXACT number  of new  ex-
servicemen students to date is
the registrar's milltaiy secret.
Pushing through a throng of
eager-not-yet-registered v et s, a
Ubyssey reporter received the
following information from the
"We haven't had time to count
the exact number, but it's well
over a thousand."
Judging from the number of
prospective students waiting
patiently and impatiently in line,
the approximate "over a thousand"
will swell a great deal in the next
v. eel;.
Students Request
Full-time Bureau
• A REQUEST has been made
by the Alma Mater Society
and the UBC branch of the Canadian Legion for the establishment
of a permanent employment bureau on the campus.
The Bureau would investigate
the employment situation in the
city, the province and the rest of
Canada with the object of placing
students in part time, summer and
graduate employment  .
The jurisdiction of the bureau
would be handled by the administration.
The Alma Mater Society and the
Legion have promised full cooperation with the administration
on the project.
President N. A. M. MacKenzie
said the Board of Governors are
giving the project serious consideration and action is expected
• ARTS  STUDENTS  will   welcome back Dean Buchanan who
is now on the campus after an
absence of severval weeks caused
by illness.
Toronto Students
Plan War Memorial
• TORONTO, Jan, 8-(CUP)  -
Transformation   of  West  Hall
into the "most beautiful" lecture
hall in Canada is planned as a
memorial to the students of University College (of the University
of Toronto) who served in World
War n.
Cost is estimated at $15,000.
The number of former students
of University Coflege who served
in the war is set at 2,030. 98 men
and women were killed during the
Sorority Rushing
Dates Settled
• THERE will be a meeting of
all girls interested in sorority
rushing on Thursday, January 10,
at 12:30, in Arts 104. Rushees will
register and pay $1 registration fee
on January 10 and 11 in the Dean
<>[ Women's office. On Friday,
January 18 rushees will pick up
their bids in the women's executive
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• BALL QUEEN candidates for
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Ainsworth Now
Rhodes Scholar
• AMS PRESIDENT Allan Ainsworth, on December 17th became the first UBC student to receive the coveted Rhodes Scholarship award in the new post-war
The granting of the scholarship,
discontinued in 1942, makes Allan
the first recipient of the award in
three years.
His career at university, following a tremendously varied life at
Lord Byng High School, where he
took a very active part in dramatics, public speaking, debating,
radio, and literary work, is an
overwhelming accumulation of activities, honors, and successes in
various fields, of endeavor.
In his freshman year at university, Allan took part in the fall
and spring plays, travelled to Victoria as a debater, and in the
summer studied radio script writing and production, as well as
acting in many dramatic productions emanating from the local
stations. He has also produced and
directed some programs.
During his first three years he
has been active in the Mock Parliament, and in his sophomore year
he helped direct one fall play,
while he took the major part in
the spring production, "Dover
Allan was elected to council in
his third year as Junior Member,
thus gaining valuable experience
for his succeeding years' work as
president of AMS,
In school life he was actively
interested in both soccer and
cricket, but subsequent to an
automobile accident in 1936, he
has been unable to participate in
athletics, until very lately, when
Allan was able to practice with
the Varsity cricket team.
In the three years he has won
at Oxford, he plans to take a
course in "Modern Greats," which
will help him to realize an ambition to become associated with
the Department of External Af-
Allen is a member of Sigma
Tau Chi (honorary), and Beta
Theta Pi fraternities.
Dilworth Lectures
On Modern Poetry
• MR. IRA DILWORTH, regional
director of the CBC will resume the role of English Professor this month when he conducts
a series of lectures on Modern
Poetry under the auspices of the
Extension Department of the university.
This will be one of the feature
evening classes of the Extension
Department program for 1946.
Mr. Dilworth, an outstanding
and popular lecturer in English
Literature at UBC for several
years, will open the course in
Modern Poetry at the Vancouver
Normal School on January 8. He
will also conduct the three evening lectures with a discussion of
modern British poets.
Following Mr. Dilworth in the
course will be Mr. Hunter Lewis,
of the UBC English Department,
who will give two lectures on
modern American Poetry.
Mr. Allan Crawley will conduct
the two final lectures on Canadian
This course is being given in
answer to many requests, particularly from men and women recently in the forces.
All of the eight evening classes
will be held in the Vancouver
Normal School on Tuesdays at
8 o'clock.
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•    RESULTS of wartime research on medicinal and drug
plants conducted at the University of British Columbia
reveal that the prospects of a profitable drug-farming industry
in B.C. may not be far distant.
Professor John Davidson, FLS, FBSE, FRHS, Associate
Professor of Botany in the Department of Biology and Botany
was chairman of the Advisory Committee set up in 1940 by
the Provincial Department of Agriculture to carry out
investigations into the conservation and development of
medicinal plants in B.C.
Discoveries of this committee,
corroberated by earlier findings of
UBC scientists, show that this
province, having more equitable
climate and a longer growing season than the rest of Canada, is
very favorably suited to drug
The success of such an industry
depends, however, upon the establishment in B.C of a manufacturing druggist who would manufacture the extract from the various medicinal plants. No security
for any drug-farmer could be
guaranteed without a factory near
at hand to whom supplies could
be shipped economically.
Basic resource for the drug-
farming industry, and for the
manufacturing druggist, would be
the well-known cascara tree, long
known as the source for extract
cascara sagrada, an extremely valuable tonic laxative.
British Columbia is now the
only place in the British Empire
where the cascara tree grows native, and supplies here are dwindling rapidly, through wasteful
methods of collecting.
For more than sixty years it was
the commonly accepted belief that
the bark of the cascara tree was
the only source for the drug. Research carried out by Dr. R, H.
Clark and Mr. K. B. Gillie of the
University of British Columbia, as
far back as 1923, proved that the
wood of the tree contained almost
as much of the principle of cascara as the bark itself. For over
twenty years this discovery was
apparently ignored by manufacturing druggists in other parts of
Canada and the United States.
Recently the provincial government passed an act for the count*
vation of the cascara supplies in
BX3., end now it is compulsory for
collectors to cut the trees down
before peeling the bark.
It was shown that when the
trees are cut down 6" above the
ground before removing the bark,
the stumps sprout shoots which in
a few years produce flowers and
berries for future propagation.
Previously more than ten pounds
of wood were left to rot in the
forest for evejy pound of bark
taken out, and B.C. was using only
one- sixth of its cascara resources
and wasting five sixths.
UBC scientists estimate that
since 1914, about 90 per cent of our
original supply of cascara has been
wastefully depleted. The annual
requirements have been for one to
two thousand tons of bark, and to
maintain this 300,000 trees have
been killed per year as the method
of stripping the bark off the standing trees causes the death of the
Were a manufacturing druggist
to be established in B.C. the method of cutting the tree in cord
wood lengths could be placed. The
annual supply could then be obtained from 60,000 trees without
destroying them.
The preparation of cascara products alone would probably not
keep a manufacturing druggist
employed the year round, and It
would be necessary to furnish
other important medicinal plants
to ensure full operation of the
Experiments have been carried
out at the university botanical
gardens over a period of more
than twenty years to find out
what medicinal plants and herbs
could be grown commercially in
(British Columbia, The results of
these experiments have been quite
encouraging, and have shown that
many species formerly obtained
from Europe can be grown here
with a greater poundage per acre,
and with an equal or higher drug
content per pound.
Therefore, the first aim in the
establishment of a profitable drug
farming project in B.C. would be
to ensure a perpetual supply of
cascara; without this there is
no inducement for a manufacturing druggist to come to B.C. With
a factory here maximum use could
be made of our cascara resources
and the* present waste eliminated.
Then, and not until then, drug
farming would become an important source of revenue, and all the
auxiliary services with it would
add to the payroll of the province.
Farmers - fooeeyI
The babe with the dozen bangles
on her arm
And her legs tanned brown and
and her hair brown curls.
And a sweater to prove her anatomic charm
Didn't love the men of the other
Her secret heart she saved for a
boy from a farm,
But her mother viewed this Aggie
with alarm.
"That boy with a dozen pullets
on his mind,
And his shoes mud-brown and
his hair hayseedy,
And no red sweater like the other
Not for you, daughter.   No, in-
The   bangled   beauty   languished,
pouted, pined,
But strength to leave her love sh*
could not find.
She took off all the bangles from
her arm;
When winter came let her legs
go white;
Straightened    the    curls,    made
sweaterless  the  charm;
Stayed at home with books each
Reading  her lover's lore on  the
Model Farm.
Mother was mollified:  "Thus she
can come to no harm."
She read of potato-bugs and the
pruning knife,
And carrot-blight and the noxious burr,
And in the end decided a rural
Would be good for gophers but
hell for her,
And so after external sobbing and
internal strife
She went to the Aggie and sighed,
"I can't be your wife."
Now  bangles are   back   and   her
legs are brown again
(By cosmetic ingenuity),
And for some tame her lovely eyes
have lain
On a Commerce man with a life
But  soon she'll scorn to woo a
man for gain
And  kiss  a  startled  Artsman in
the rain.
Some people confuse "I want —
I won't - I'm right — and I'll
get," with the four freedoms.
—Acadia Athenaeum.
1946 Totems Are Still On Sale
Put a dollar down, reserve a yearbook
for yourself I
Totems can be bought in the quad,
in the caf, at the Library booth, or
in the Pub.
$1 down - $2 when book is delivered
student opinion forum topic
will be "US • Canadian Relations."
What is your opinion on that
All students Interested are
invited to submit articles. The
best four submitted on that
topic will be printed in the
All articles must be handed
in to the 'Publications Board
offices by Tuesday, January 15.
Maximum length is 800 words.
Girls In Good
Shape For Race
• WITH Sadie Hawkins day inevitable,   the   various campus
factions are busily whipping themselves into shape. The event will
be a desperate game of "Hounds
and Hares," no clinches barred, in
which ail gals (the hounds) are
out to down a hare and drag him
by the 'loose, pliable skin of his
neck to the co-ed dance. Although outnumbered four to one,
the hounds are not worrying —
after all, hasn't every girl two
hands and two feet?
Nevertheless, the girls aren't
taking anything for granted, but
are training hard. By strolling
near the Mildred Brock room, the
Girls Common Room, and little,
deserted corners of the grounds
these days anyone might be surprised by the sharp crackle and
swish of flexing biceps, the protesting creak of an over-taxed
tibia, or the harsh grate of metal
on metal as nail-flies, fountain
pens, and other implements of
torture are made ready.
Plans of campaign differ greatly,
varying from forthright commando
tactics to calculated psychological
undermining of mental, physical
and moral stamina.
Some muscular Amazons have
been perfecting their co-ordination
for weeks. Hoping to press an
advantage from the start, they
have been up and around before
the first street cars to clock each
other on turns around the stadium,
Contrarily, another group maintains that the early bird catches
only the worm. They will make
their killing in the original, last-
minute offensive.
Home Ec. girls, with typical logic, have adopted "The way to a
' man's heart is — etcetra" for their
battle cry. They have spent the
entire holidays cooking up enticing messes liberally spiced with
banzai weed and knock-out pills.
The problem of freshmen has
been given due consideration, and
special tactics will be brought into
play to catch them. It is hoped
that they will be attracted by an
old piece of cheese (cheddary)
trailed conspicuously on the end
of a string.
Fifteen hundred ignorant newcomers and the remaining male enrollment, stunned with the news
of a surprise failure or pass, are
expected to make easy pickings.
In fact, the situation has taken on
alarming proportions. Fearful of
the gore, faculty heads are preparing an illustrated pamphlet for
for circulation. It begins by vehemently denying that it all a
deep-laid plot to cut registration,
and goes on to educate readers
against suspicious bottles, elephant
traps, reefers, and the more popular approaches.
Mothers, awake to the dangers,
are pouring myriads of "Be careful of's into their sons' ears. To
prove their point, each has outlined in detail the master plan by
which maw caught paw.
In spite of these precautions,
statistics prove that the men are
playing a losing hand. They are
sunk unless each can locate a 12th
century tuxedo complete with can-
openers, and everyone knows that
thsalese at ETAOIN ETAOIN ET
these last are as scarce as hen's
meet Thursday noon, 12:30, In
Arts 105. The program for the
Gala on February 2 will be gone
over and discussed. There will be
a practise Wednesday afternoon,
4:30 at the Crystal Pool for all
members and admission will be by
membership card only. Obtain
your membership cards at the
AMS office and let's have a better
turn out than the effort on Monday.
• ANY GIRLS  on  the  campus
who are interested in playing
a tournament under the sponsorship of tho University Golf Club
aro requested to attend a brief
meeting   in   Arts   102  at   12:3'J   on
• THE UNIVERSITY of British Columbia has received
world-wide recognition in the election of Dr. M. Y.
Williams, Head of the Department of Geology and Geography,
as a vice-president of the Geological Society of America. The
annual meeting of the Society is being held in Pittsburg.
This   is   the   second   time   the
University of Britbh Columbia
has be»n so honored by this loading organization of scientists. The
late Dean R. W. Brock, who was
elected Vice-president in 1925, was
the first UBC man to achieve similar recognition..
In addition to th election of Dr.
Williams, five of the twelve graduates of Canadian universities
nominated for Fellowship in the
society were from UBC, and all
have been accepted. Only the
University of California, with seven candidates proposed, received
more nominations than UBC.
Dr. Williams, who obtained his
B.Sc. degree from Queen's and his
Ph. D. from Yale, has been on
the staff of the University since
1921. He was appointed head of
the department in 1936.
Dr. Williams, a noted authority
in many fields of geology, has had
etxensive field experience.
He was elected a Fellow of the
Geological Society of America in
1920, and a Fellow of the Royal
Society of Canada in 1926. He is
the author of numerous well-
known works on geology, geop-
raphy, ornithology and zoology.
• THE first parade of the
New Year will be in the
Armories at 1800 on Thursday,
10th January, aa decided at the
parade on 3rd December. Thereafter the parades will be at the
regular time of 1800 on Mondays.
Frat Registration
Opened For Spring
• MEN INTERESTED in joining
a fraternity are reminded that
each fraternity is allowed to
pledge and initiate any five eligible men before March 1 providing such men have been registered with the IFC for at least
one week. Registration is in the
Alma Mater Society office and the
fee is 50 cents.
All men falling in the following
categories are eligible:
(a) all students attending at
least their second year at UBC, or
(b) students who have taken
summer and fall sessions, or
(c) students in second year who
have taken senior matrlc; providing:
(1) they did not register for
fall rushing, or
(2) they registered but did not
receive a bid.
By yumpln' ytaimlny it's taken
men thirty years to say yug, now
it's changed to crock.
Prof: What were your grades?
Stude:  Submarine.
Prof: What do you mean?
Stude: Under C's.
Senate Approves
Dramatics Course
• THE SENATE of the University
of British Columbia has approved a new credit course in
dramatics for both the winter and
summer sessions. It will be given
by the Department of English, and
will be recognized for three units
of credit.
The course will open to third and
fourth year students only.
The course for the Summer
School will last five weeks. It will
offer History ot the Theatre, Speech
1 and 2, Acting, Directing, Stagecrafts. Participation in the production of a play will be compulsory.
The course in the Winter Session
will be known as Dramatics 1.
This course will offer History of
the Theatre, Speech, Acting. Participation in a laboratory production of scenes from plays will be
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Sandy Robertson Paces British Columbia Squad
the gospel...
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• EVERYONE SEEMS to have made their New Year's
Resolutions last week, and from the record of the
Thunderbird basketball squad, it looks like they have made
up their minds to play top-notch basketball this season.
But regardless of resolutions, 1946 should be a great year
for UBC in sports. With the general sports scene getting
brighter every month, now that the war is over, athletes will
be coming back into their own.
At UBC, we now have the help of the Pacific Northwest
Inter-Collegiate Athletic Conference. This year should see
plenty of activity in basketball, track, tennis, and football,
for those are the four sports in which UBC will participate.
'Bird Hoopers Superior
Although the basketball squad lost a heartbreaker on the
opening of the conference, they proved themselves far
superior in the second game. They should have little trouble
taking the rest of their conference games this season.
British Columbia has already proven its ability on the
cinders, having won the Pacific Northwest Inter-Collegiate
Cross Country championship at Spokane for the last three
Of course, cross country doesn't indicate how good UBC
will do in track, but we have plenty of expert tracksters here
this year.
On the tennis front, we can't tell what will happen. But
the Blue and Gold netters will be well represented by redheaded Art Jeffery, champion of the Vancouver Lawn Tennis
Club. Lome Main should be coming out here in a few years,
Gridders May Surprise
And then there's football. The American students seem
to have the idea that UBC will have nothing but trouble.
But they don't realize the similarity between the Canadian
and the American game.
Providing the stars that stole the Hardy Cup back to
British Columbia this season are back for the newly-styled
campaign next fall, the Thunderbirds should put up a good
show, if they don't win the league. Rumors say Doug Reid
will be back next fall, too.
The non-conference sports are bound to boom also. English
Rugby has already started the upswing. Soccer doesn't
change much, but our teams seem to be doing better this
year than they did last season.
And then there's the birth of all these new sports on the
campus this year. Fencing is fast becoming popular. Ice
hockey has a powerful inter-collegiate future ahead of it. So
has rowing and boxing and wrestling.
In fact, all sports are in for a big boom in 1946.
Wednesday, January 9:
12:30 Kappa Sigs vs. Aggies.
Thursday, January 10:
12:30 Phi Delta   vs.   Sigma Phi
Monday, January 14
12:30 Fijis vs Alpha Delts.
^Vake Better
YOU11 Mil AU
Thursday, January 10:
12:30 Zeta Psi   vs   Anglicans;
Delta Upsilon vs Beta Theta
Pi; Kats vs Engineers.
Volleyball         ■•..
Wednesday, January 9:
12:30 Arts 3 vs Arts IB; Commerce vs Arts 4.
Friday, January 11:
12:30 H o m e    Economics    v s
Nurses;   Arts IA vs Arts 2.
Basefctboll ...	
Wednesday, January 9:
12:30 Nurses vs* Education.
Friday, January 11:
12:30 Aggie vs Arts 3.
W       L
Sciencemen     5        1
Fijis     5        2
VCF     4        1
Psi Upsilon     3        2
UCL    2        4
Zeta Psi   1        3
Jokers    1 5
Anglican College     0        4
W      L
Phi Delta Theta    3        0
Beta Theta Pi    2        1
Alpha Delta Phi     2 1
Sigma Phi Delta     2        2
Aggies    2 2
Smelter City      2 4
Delta Upsilon     1 1
Lambdas     1        4
Mu Phis    5
Kappa Sigs    4
Phi Kappa Sigs     3
Phi Kappa Pi     2
Kats    1
Engineers      1
Zeta Beta Tau    1
Ex-Army     0
.... 28
.... 21
.... 21
Arts 2 	
Arts A 	
Arts B 	
Home Ec   19
Arts 4   18
Commerce  18
Nurses  17
Arts 3   17
Education   15
• HARLEM HOTSHOTS — Vainly trying to stop these
zany Globe Trotters is Harry Kermode, Thunderbird
hoopster, who will be out Friday noon in the Varsity Gym
when the 'Birds attempt to put to an end the winning ways
of the Harlemites.
a two-season jinx last week
when they finally defeated University of Oregon's Webfoots. They
had to go down to Eugene and
MacArthur Court, the home of the
Ducks, before they could upset
the Lemon and Green squad. And
then they won both tilts, 72-61 and
The second game was every bit
as exciting as the score indicates,
the Thunderbirds managing to
stave off a last-minute rally long
enough to take the victory.
Harry Kermode sparked the
UBC squad in the first game, scoring 20 points for high voial, while
Ron Weber backed mm up wtyh
an additional 18 points.
British Columbia surged to a
quick lead as the first game of the
series opened, only the sharpshoot-
ing of big George Bray keeping
the Oregonians in the flght.
Then Dick Wilkins came to the
rescue of the Webfeet as he
sparked a drive which tied the
score at 31-all and again at 33-all
before taking over the lead from
UBC. Oregon left the floor with
a 43-39 edge at the half.
British Columbia came back
with* determination to take back
the lead and hold onto it. Three
minutes after the second half
started, the visitors went to the
fore, 47-46.
From there to the end, UBC
just kept pulling away from the
Webfoots, finishing off with a resounding 72-61 triumph that amazed the 3000 Eugene spectators.
But the second game was the
thriller. Oregon took the initiative in the opening minutes this
time. However, UBC tied the
score at 10, 12, and 14, all before
the Ducks could slip out of their
The Eugene squad didn't slow
down until the score reached 23-14
in their favor. Then the Thunderbirds came back and tied the
count again at 24-all, and then
passed the Oregonians to take a
33-27 margin at the breather.
Coach Hobble Hobson tried his
new string of veterans against
UBC as the second half started,
and they showed promise as they
matched the 'Birds basket for
The refreshed first string came in
at the 10-minute mark when tho
score read 55-46 for British Columbia. Whittling at the lead, the
Webfoots cut it to a mere four
points, 57-53, after four minutes
of hard work.
Sandy Robertson sneaked in for
a quick basket that put UBC on
top a 59-53 count, but Dick Wilkins tallied a free throw. Harry
Franklin potted another gift shot
a few seconds later, and the score
was 60-54.
Tiny Stan Williamson closed the
margin for two points, 60-58, as
he stepped up to the foul strip
and converted a pair of foul shots.
It was immediately after this
that Pat McGeer managed to slip
through the  rugged   Oregon  de
fence for a setup to score the basket that later proved to be the
There were still two minutes
left when Marv Rasmussen tallied
a pivot shot for the Ducks, the
final score of the game. Both teams
played frantic ball for the remainder of the fracas,
With three seconds left, Oregon
attempted an out of bounds play
from beneath their own basket,
It took only two passed to get ths
ball down the court, and Dick
Wilkins got the shot away. It
rimmed the hoop as the flnal bell
Robertson led the scoring in that
game with 22 points, while George
Bray was top man for Oregon
with 13.
son 15, Weber 18, Bakken 5, Kermode 20, Nichol 5, Clarkson, McGeer 7, Henderson 2, Franxnn —
OREGON - Hays 9,    Bray 16,
Wilkins 11, Hamilton 11, Hofflne 6,
Berg 6, Kurhli 2, Randrup, Wright,
Stamper — 61.
BRITISH COLUMBIA - Robertson 22, Weber 4, Bakken 2, Kermode 7, Nichol 7, Clarkson, 3, McGeer 8, Franklin, Henderson — 62.
OREGON - Hay 9, Bray 13, Wilkins 7. Hamilton 2, Hofflne 10,
Randrup, Berg, Wright, Stamper,
Kurhli, Rasmussen 6, Williamson
9, Seeborg 4, Smith — 60.
•   UBC's  CRICKET  CLUB  will
meet on Thursday at 12:30 in
Arts. 108.
• THERE will be an ice hockey
practice at the Forum Thursday night from 6 until 7 o'clock.
*   *   *   *
Ex-service girl will pay anything (almost) for daily transportation from 49th and Boulevard or
vicinity. Please phone KE 2072M.
Ed. Note: . She's a good type.
In Revenge Victory Over Willamette University
•    SALEM, ORE.—University of British Columbia's Thunderbirds more than made up for
their initial hoop defeat in the Pacific Northwest Inter-Collegiate Conference as they
gained sweet revenge on Willamette University's Bearcats here last Saturday night.
Leading from the opening whistle, and pouring on the heat in spite of whistle-loving
referees, the 'Birds flew to a 52-27 victory over the 'Cats who had surprised them with a
43-41 upset on the previous night.
Tuesday, January 8, 1946
Page 4
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
• 'BIRD SPEEDSTER—Bud Spiers, above will lead his
Thunderbird mates into battle January 19 when the 'Birds
attempt to jump into the lead in the McKechnie Cup race.
The UBC fifteen won the opener with an 8-5 win over
Victoria Crimson Tide, but the Victorians came back with
a 16-6 victory over Vancouver Lions during the Christmas
holiday to tie Varsity. If the Thunderbirds can win this one
it will be their sixth straight McKechnie Cup vvictory, four
last year and two this season.
BC Hoopers Take Three Straight
Road Games From Navy Teams
gan their annual holiday jaunt
by taking on three Washington
basketball squads in exhibition
tilts. The Canadian hoopers won
all three, defeating Seattle Sand-
point's Navalairs, Whidbey Island
Navy Flyers, and Bremerton
Starting fresh, the 'Birds notched
a lop-sided 70-40 victory over the
Sandpolnt squad on December 27.
Ron Weber and Ole Bakken sparked that win with 18 and 12 respectively.
Travelling up the coast to Whidbey Island the next night, UBC
chalked up its second straight victory with a win over the Navy
Flyers by a 65-46 count. Sandy
Robertson and Pat McGeer led the
scoring that night with 17 and 13.
Saturday night, December 29,
found UBC crossing Puget Sound
to Bremerton where they tackled
the semi-pro Rockets. The 'Birds
made it three for three as they
managed to  eke out a 46-40 tri
umph. Harry Kermode was tops
with 13 points.
BRITISH COLUMBIA - Robertson 9, Weber 18, Henderson 2,
Bakken 12, Kermode 7, McGeer 8,
Franklin 5, Clarkson 7 — 70.
SANDPOINT - Bulger 15,
Lcupe 9, Granberg 4, Kesler 2,
Dalsaanto 4, Klick 5, Mattox 1,
Peppard — 40.
BRITISH COLUMBIA - Robertson 17, Bakken 4, McGeer 13,
Clarkson 6, Nichol 7, Kermode 10,
Franklin 2, Henderson 6 — 65.
DiJohnson 10, Smock 7, Hartman 2,
Custer 8, Akers 4, Adams 3, Reynolds 1. Van Lone 2, Duddridge,
Hanson, Palenski — 49.
BRITISH COLUMBIA - Robertson 6, Weber 3, Nichol 6, Bakken
6, Kermode 13, McGeer 9, Clarkson, Franklin 3, Henderson — 46.
BREMERTON - Campbell 6,
HaU 8, Devanney 13, Callon 6,
Wager 2, Olsen, Adams 1, Weaver
2, Wortman 2, Long — 40.
• WITH JUST TWO weeks of
play left, the Touch Football
knockout series has been narrowed down to eight teams.
Two of these will de eliminated
this week when Kappa Sigs clash
with the Aggies at noon tomorrow
and Sigma Phi Delta meets Phi
Delta Theta on Thursday. The
winners of these two games will
play sometime next week with the
victor playing the Jokers in the
finals of the Blue section.
In the Gold section, Fijis bump
into the powerful Alpha Delts on
Monday with thc winners playin4
Lambdas, who advanced into the
finals in their league with an undefeated   record.
The  leaders    of    each    section
clash  in  the  Stadium  nt the  ert'l
of the next we At fo- the Touch
Football title.
The Volleyball league has been
split in three sections, Wnits,
Blue and Gold.
Leading the white section are
the Mu Phis with five wins and
one loss, closely followed by the
basketballing Kappa Sigs who won
four games while suffering one
The Sciencemen top the Blue
league with five victories and one
loss, Fijis are right behind them
with the same number of victories
but they have suffered two lasses.
Varsity  Christian  Fellowship follow with a four and one record.
The Gold section has the tightest race with Phi D-ita Theta
holding a slim lead by virtue of
three straight wins. Close bohinel
are the Beta Theta Pi's and Alpha
Delta Phi's each with a two ond
one record, followed by the Aggies
and Sigma Phi Delta's with two
wins and the same number of
Zeta Phi's meet the Anglicans
at noon Thursday in the Blue section while in the Gold, Delta Upsilon plays Beta Theta Pi. In the
White league, the lowly Kats
meet  the  Engineers.
Using a zone defence that completely blanked hte Salem squad,
Eritish Columbia took an early
lead, and the score was 11-3 in
their favor atfer* 10 minutes of
Ritchie Nichol led the UBC offensive with seven of his eight
points scored in the opening half.
Meanwhile, the Bearcats couldn't
penetrate the Blue and Gold quintet's stone wall defence, and the
'Birds held a 20-11 advantage as
the two clubs retired to the dressing rooms at the half.
Coach Les Sparks of Willamette
brought his team back on the
floor with an idea of using a zone
defence to beat a zone defence. At
any rate, the Bearcats attempted
to use the system, but failed badly.
Rather than slow down the UBC
offence, the move seemed to aid
the Canadian quintet. ,At any rate,
UBC's score started surging in
leaps and bounds, producing the
ubove-mentioned  score.
On the other hand, the 'Cats
who had been hotter than firecrackers on the previous night,
had cooled considerably. Unable
to get through the zone wall of
defence, they began firing long
shots that fell everywhere but in
the hoop. oMst of them fell into
the hands of waiting Thunderbirds.
Sandy Robertson led the Blue
and Gold scoring with 10 points
while Nichol and Harry Kermode
each garnered eight. Irv Miller
paced Williamette with seven.
The overwhelming victory
wound up the Thunderbird invasion of the Northwest with a
record of six wins against one defeat. They returned to Vancouver
Coach Osborne expetcs to put
the hoop squad through light
workouts on Tuesday and Thursday in preparation for two weekend tilts. UBC meets Harlem
Globe Trotters in the Varsity
Gym on Friday at noon, and they
have a return engagement against
Sandpoint Navalairs on Saturday
BRITISH COLUMBIA- Robertson 7, Weber 5, Bakken 4, Kermode 6, Nichol 8, Clarkson 1, McGeer 5, Franklin 6, Henderson —
WILLIAMETTE -Barker 3, Graham  12, Bates 3,  Miller  12,  Barbour 7, Jones 4, Williams 2, Tul*
lis - 43.
Second Game
BRITISH COLUMBIA- Robertson 1", Weber 5, Bakken 6, Kermode 8, Nichol 8, Clarkson 7,
McGeer 6, Franklin 2, Henderson
- 52.
WILLIAMETTE— Barker 1, Gra.
ham 4, Bates 2, Miller 7, Barbour,
Jones 2, Williams, Tullis 4, Palma-
teer 4, Weddle 2, Fletcher 1, Fitz-
simmons — 27,
• THE FENCING Club will hold
practice sessions under the direction of Fencing Master Hale
Atkenson on Tuesdays at 12:30
and Wednesdays at 3:30. All
equipment will be supplied. Anyone interested is Invited to attend.
For your
Stationery Supplies
fountain Pens
Slide Rules
Scales, etc.,
*or the present term
""Clarke & Stuart
5S0 Seymour St
Vancouver, B.C.
Phone PAciflc 7311


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