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Artists Conception of War Memorial Gym to Become A Reality
GLASS FRONTED GYMNASIUM will be built on UBC qam- begin immediately. Funds are still short however, and must $105,000. Memorial windows will look out over gardens, and
pus at Wesbrook Crescent and University Boulevard will ac- be raised before the central part of the gym can be finished,  new playing fields.
commodate 6000 persons in the main hall. Construction will Swimming pool shown on the left will take  an  additional '
At AMS Office
The Ubyssey
At AMS Office
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No. 5
In future Student Council will wear academic gowns
during their Monday night meetings.
In the past, student government heads have pontificated
in their ordinary campus clothes in the Board Room in
Brock Hall Monday night.
"It will make us feel scholarly," said Kay McDonald,
secretary of the AMS.
Meager '49 Budget
Passed By Council
With but one dissenting vote, Student Council has passed
Walt Ewing's austerity-ridden budget*
Budget wil! come up for ratification before general AMS
meeting in the stadium October 4.
Gouges such as payment of the War Memorial Gym debt
and increased salary expenses to pay for the AMS business
manager have chopped th ebudget to a low of $68,231.
Architects Offices Scene Of
Signing Of Contracts  For Gyffi
AMS funds that are available for
various activities on the campus will
be some $10,000 less than last year.
Publications and Men's Athletic
Directorate are both governed by fixed costs but figures for both these
organizations have been cut as close
to the survival point as possibly, Ewing
pointed out.
By the conclusion of the 1949-50
term the AMS should have the War
Memorial Gym debt paid in full plus
$5000 in working capital in the bank.
Gym debt was reduced last year by
$10,000 with the austerity budgeting
of AMS treasurer Paul Plant.
A higher enrolment may result in
some organizations receiving more of
a subsidy. Final registration figures
are not yet available from the bur-
sur's office and will not be released
for several weeks.
Undergraduate   societies   would   receive   $163,000   in   subsidies   if   Ewing
met   their submitted   budgets.   As   the!
appi-oved budget stands, some groups j
will  take a.s  much  as 52  percent  cut.
No    political,    religiull:,    or    within-
faculty groups have been allotted a
subsidy. This means that the Engineers Undergraduate Society will be
allotted money, but there will be
none for the groups included under
Activities such as symphony concerts and entertainment which appeared here regularly previously will
be' entirely eliminated.
In n story which appeared in The
Ubyssey Tuesday, Miroslav Fit, DP
student now on the campus, was
said to be n member of the communist party.
Tlie Uby.ssey regrets the error
that nccurcd and hopes that it has
not caused Mr. iFic any embarrassment.
The paragraph should have read,
"Fie, himself, n member of the
Benes party, says the Benes government would he the right wing
of the labor party if compared to
our standards,"
Rod Young
Back at UBC
Socialist Rod Young is .back
on the campus after a resounding defeat in his bid for reelection to the House of Commons in the June election.
Registered in first year Law, Mr.
Young stated that he is "looking forward i'o giving Mr. Ralph .Catnpney
the thrashing of his life in the next
election." Mr. Campney, Liberal
member from Vancouver Centre,
polled over fifty per cent more votes
than Young in the last election. Rod
observed that after teh three-year
Law course it would be just about
time for another election.
In the June, 1948 by-election in
Vuncouvc t'Centre Young triumphed
over Campney and the Conservative
candidate and thus sai' in Ihe last
session   of   tlie   House   of   Commons.
'Tween Classes
First ISS Social
To Be Held Fri.
The International Students Club
will hold its first social function of
the year in the Brock Main Lounge
at 3:30 on Friday,
Dean D. Mawdesley, Hon. vice-
president and Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie, who is expected to speak, will be
present. Foreign professors will also
be in attendance, giving students a
better opportunity to become acquainted with them.
The ISC Club extends a cordial
welcome to all foreign students on
the campus, as well as Canadian
Campus network begins today,
The UBC Radio Society will begin
broadcasting   from   the   Brock   from
12:30 to 1:15 today. Plans for expansion
are  underway.
Bob Russel is producing tho first,
shows with Mary Chadwick handling
the Continuity.
Newman Club will hold its annual
Fall Dance, in Brock Hall on Friday,
September 30 at 8:30 p.m. Admission
will  be $1.50 per couple.
Tlie Dance Club will hold a Business meeting Friday at noon in Room
201 in the new Engineering Building,
new and prospective members are
International Relations Club meeting will be held Friday. September
30 at 8 p.m. in the Men's Club room
in Brock Hall. Anyone interested is
invited   lo  atlonil.
Government Affirms $225,
Grant To Gym Coffers Monday
Construction on UBC's War Memorial Gymnasium will
start immediately.
Contracts for the $700,000 memorial to UBC students
killed during the war were signed in the offices of Sharp and
Thompson, Berwick Pratt yesterday.
Dawson-Hall Construction Co., general contractors for th<?
project are expected to start bulldozing and clearing the land
within two weeks.
Over $700,000 Now On Hand
Following is a table showing monies on hand: '
Cash on hand in bank   $85,286.79
War Savings Certificates   24.00
Investments @  Cost    144,976.00
Owing by AMS      9,857.68
Student Fees 1949-50  , 35,000.00
Board of Governors Grant,  1945       50,000.00
Promised by Provincial Government     225,000.00
Loan from Bank to Be Paid Back with future $5's 150,000,00
TOTAL   $700,144.86
Three officials journeyed to Victoria Monday to make the
final financial arrangements  with the  Provincial government
for'their grant of $225,000.
... ..7. -
Ready For Use Next Autumn
They were Dave Brousson, president of AMS last, year,
Walt Ewing, present AMS treasurer, and Gary Miller, AMS
treasurer in the year 1945-4(5, and one of the instigators' of the
original gym plan.
Contractors expect the Gym will be ready for use in the
fall of next year if construction timetables are kept.
Final touches will be put on the structure while students,
are on holidays next year.
Architects have ripped out many of tho original innovations
in the building and il will not be complete next year because
ol a lack of funds. One important tmil to be left out is a swimming pool.
l C'oitt iu in-cl   on   I'age  ,'ji
See    !W( UI.TV AND AI..U.MNS   ... Pbge 2
Thursday, September 29, 1949
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The Ubyssey
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Published  throughout  the university  year by  the Student  Publications  Board  of  the  Alma
Mater Society of the University of British Columbia. '
Editorial opinions expressed herein are those Of the editorial staff of The Ubyssey find not
necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society nor of the University,
Offices in B'rock Hall, Phone ALma 1624 For display advertising phone ALma 3253
GENERAL STAFF: CUP Editor, Jerry Mcdonald; News Editor, Art Welch; Features Editor,
Vic Hay; Sports Editor, Ray Frost; Women's Editor, Shirley Finch; Editorial Asst. Les Armour
Editor This Issue: DOUG MURRAY- ALLAN
Proofreader: Barbara Squire
A Small Price To Pay
^the Arts Undergraduate Society - nominally tlBC's largest undergraduate society -
is,JWWMy in need of a revival movement.
& tfSC Chairman Bill Haggart is frankly
worried about the degenerate state of this
monster organization. Last year, \he Society
sank to a new low in undergraduate affairs.
If a president was elected he very soon
got lost in the shuffle.
Haggart, with the zeal of a missionary,
has set the wheels of regeneration in motion.
On the AMS budget is a grant of $200 for
the organization.
The USC chairman has appointed a temporary committee to manage Arts atfairs
until such time as the faculty can be brought
to elect an executive.
the task, naturally, is one fraught with a
great many obstructions, the greatest among
then* being the diversity of student interests.
The anthropology student has little in common with the physics students.
Students on the campus may view with
some misgivings the grant of $200 to the
AUS, particularly when the group is non-1
existent as yet. Students are likely to V*e%
with alarm a grant to any organisation whifch;
has been virtually defunct foi- a ftumber frf
Chairman Haggart however, is hot look" i
ing at past records, but at i'he .potentialities
AUS has as an organized group. There is
no doubt that within their tanks lies the
nuclues of a dynamic cafiipus society.
Artsmen have too long chose« to toufy
their heads in the sand and let the test
ol the campus roll by. Their interest in reorganizing into a healthy, sound campus group
will bear testament to their interest in campus affairs.
Two hundred dollars is a small price to
pay for the organizing of UBC's largest
undergraduate faction. We think it can't be
bought cheaper.
Wanted *-An Explanation
Something is radically wrong with our
/As in past years it is already beginning
to run out of books. No excuse in terms of
pa£er  shortages  can  be  offered   this  year.
**&Bfotblishers are more than willing to supply
*M1- the  books  the  public   will  buy.  Over-
Iftiousness is the only explanation we can
* fincGdfor the shortage.
Surely the management has been in busi-
long enough to be able to make a rough
estimate of the number of books required—
and enough courage to buy a few more than
the estimated, just in case.
"Substantial savings" are promised stu
dents who patronize the store. Yet prices are
no lower than in off-campus stores. Where
did this mythical saving go to?
Moreover, since the convenience of a campus location induces most students to buy
here, off-campus stores have largely discontinued handling college texts. Thus students
are left holding the bag—or a large patch of
nothingness to be more exact—when the
bookstore bungles.
An enlargement of premises and an
increase in staff were certainly needed this
year. No effort seems to have been made
to provide these.
Let's have an explanation.
Our Two-Headed Cow?
An extremely complex and expensive
department of experimental cattle breeding
has been established at UBC.
Long and involved experiments have
been carried out over a period of years.
Yesterday, the fruit of one of the experiments
—a calf—was produced.
Did it have two heads? Did it have three
sets of udders? Did it have equipment to
produce milk from gravel? Did it even pro
duce margerine instead of butter? No!
It was, alas, perfectly normal.
Surely we can do better than this. Surely
our department of dairying is not entirely
devoid of imagination.
Our citizens expect more of them. Unless something is done UBC will be spoken
of as the university which is still in the
middle ages. Normal cows are hopelessly
going on
By Boh Russel
While The Sun Shines       By Vk Hay
The other day, while I was admiring the j
current trends in sweaters on the campus, '
I was haield by a rather rich friend, whom
I loathe. I could tell by the smirk on his face
that his parents, who, incidentally, are loaded, <
had just given him another expensive gew- \
"Hi, Curly," he said, "just had a Toni?" ,|
Then he fell to the ground rolling over and «
over in a paroxysm of mirth. »J
k'l waited until he had recovered from the _
effects of his little joke, then grated, "very ]
funny, and what, pray, did your parents just
give you?" *Ulfl; '
Unimpressed by my acute powers of observation, he wiped the tears of laughter
ir|m his eyes, held his aching sides, put
on a fresh smirk, and replied, "A typewriter,
a ^beautiful big typewriter."
I let out a wild shout of laughter, and
soon was rolling about the ground in a
paroxysm of mirth, while my friend, sorely
perplexed by my behaviour, went in search
of Dr. Black.
But you see, I know all about typewriters. I own one and I hate it, the vicious
little beast, and I know that my humorous
rich friend will .soon have a nasty disposition
and a peptic ulcer, just like me.
1 used to regard my typewriter as a sort
of mechanical Pygmalion and I had great
hopes for her. But she is still cheap, ugly,
noisy, and uncooperative. She's older, too.
I waste hour after hour in her company. I
tell her -interesting stories, she replies with
dull ones; I regale her wilh ideas of sparkling originality, she replies with platitudes.
Sin- yets my in trouble with jwofessors and
editors and keeps me up late at nights. 1 buy
her yards of ribbon and she still looks shabby.
She does nothing for me even when she's
. well-oiled. I hate her.
Oh, I was a fool to have had anything
to do with her. I brought her into my house
only as a favor to her former master.
"Take her off my hands, pal," he said,
"she's a sweet little job but I've just acquired
one I like better."
I thought that she was a little plain,
and said so.
"I think she's a little plain," I said.
"So what?" the wretch replied, "she's
really built, stand a lot of knocking around,
that one, take my word for it."
Well, I took his word for it, the liar.
She's a Jezebel. Half the Publications Board
have had her out, and have done very well
for themselves by her. One of them took her
out Tuesday night and didn't bring her back
till Wednesday.
"She's a bit of allright," he said with a
leer, "when can I have her again?"
That did it. I resolved at that very instant
to put an end to her foolishness for once
and for all. Accordingly, after dinner last
night, I strode into the living room, where
she was sitting insolently on the table waiting
for me. With the firm intention of bringing
the whole situation under serious discussion,
I pulled up a chair and sat down facing
her. She was cold and silent. For a few
moments I couldn't think of anything to
say — you know how it is. I lit a cigarette,
looked at her steadily, but somehow, the
words just wouldn't come. After what seemed an hour, I began, rather lamely,
"The other clay "
STAGE: Canada is witnessing a
strong retufn of Vaudeville. Toronto's
Casino, formerly a strip-house of ill
repute, has scoured its acts and is
featuring top-light entertainers. Recent examples are josh White, Martha
Itoy and Rede 'Murphy. Result: ati
entirely WW clientele, fhe bald-headed 'chtnhWMi Who once bggled the
girls frwft tlie front ro^s now find
the Shews t«0 afty and have shuffled
elsewhere. It is no longer a disgrace
•fer the average citizen to be seen
lurtdng in t'he long ticket line-up.
And even Montreal's Once shameless
Gaiety lhas dbh'ned * cloak of relative
The shows atfe cleaned ufr what
floes this mean1? Well, filth for filth's
sake is out, consequently the acts
must now be eWertaining, witty, aftd
fast. Is this gbod? Maybe not for
the trapper Whb has just spent a
frustrating four months with t'he
muskrats, but tbe average tbearte-
gcer appreciates itoe new Stages tbrowft
open to him. Both theatres now play
to capacity audiences.
Here is a point In favor of nightclubs; one that hasn't been strongly,
stressed in recent discussions: Both
Toronto Bfld Montreal have bars, and
many good Canadian entertainers are
thereby permitted to eafn a living
in theu* tmti country. In order of
population ^Montreal, Toronto, then
'Vancouver (>ft is our turn now.)
While on the subject of Vaudeville,
I saw an artistic strip-tease in the
Josh White Show. Ordinarily thMB
lasses, by teavlnig only their high
spikes on, look cheip and hard. But
this one tedk her s'.ioes off and went
native. She %as beautiful, the dance
Was beautiful, aftd her rfiovements
took on new mean ngs. Strip-t'easing
with her is an art. ln later columns
. . . more "discussions rf interesting
Strip-teases. Are you with me?
RADIO: Stage CO opcm d with an
adaptation df fi dnssic-gn ik comedy
by Lister Sinclair. TX.s form, combining social Satire and music, has had
little influence on wc-te n 'theatre,
though Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas bear resemblance. Sinclair has
opened up a new field. I enjoyed
the show, but would have appreciated
less music  and more Sinclair.
Not content with one hour of classic
drama, this week, Sinclair has adapted
Goethe's EGMONt fcr CBC Wednes-
night   listeners.   Another   two   hours.
Andrew Allan, Staj-,e .' ': vroducer,
paid tribute to Sinclai . Without him,
he> said, the stage r:e its could not
have  existed,
Sinclair  understands  ; ;vl   can  present   the   classic   drama   as   Well   as
brilliant new forms.  Mis potn'.c dialogue te of a high calibre. He speaks
out loudly and effectively fOr moral
reform.  His output  is  terrific,  even
| without Considering his other activi-
Mtes:   teaching   at   The   Academy   of
i Radio   Arils,   lecturing  for  U  of  T's
! equipment-less  radio  society,  listening to and criticizing music, reading
and criticizing books, raising a family
and  many  other activities of equal
Lister Sinclair is a former member
of UBC'S radio society.
This Sunday on Stage 50: CBR, G
p.m. Ernest Hemingway's radio adaptation of his own novel "The Fifth
General meeting of Pipe Band. Will
all who signed up Club Day attend
Friday nbon-hou'r, Hal A6.
Gym Club meeting 12:30 today in
HL 2. All students welcome.
Attention Shutter Bugs! _ The first
general meeting of the Camera Club
will be held in Arts 201 Friday noon.
Bring a camera if you can. Fees may
now be paid at the AMS office in the
SCM presents noon, Monday, Arts
100, a talk by Dr. Soward. His topic
will be "Why Religion."
The Social Problems Club will
meet at noon on Friday in Arts 204.
Soccer meeting Friday, 1S:30 Double
Committee Room (BfOck). All players
must attend to complete arrangements for the first game Saturday.
Room and Board
At 4487 West 13th for boy attending
UBC. Convenient location, reasonable
rat*. Apiply in person or phone ALma 1096M.
for one male student, Mrs. Whitney,
4536 West 18th Ave. Ptione AL. 01tf8L.
ttoflttofrtafcle bed-sitting room for
male Student, two rtteftls. Reasonable.
AL 2023R.
One bey, 2203 Dunbar St. Close to
transptfr'tetlbh. Cherry W*98.
Vacancy for tine male student. Privilege df making own breakfast. J17.00
per month. 4SB4 West 5th. Phone AL.
Slack plastic wallent lost on bus
downtown by Blanca 4th or streetcar. Finder please phone Kerr. 4244L,
Blue and silver Sheaffer ballpoint
pen, lost oh Saturday, whereabouts
unknown. Graduation present. Good
reward. Rhone Ro'y North, ALma 005G.
Round brown purse. Dorothy Rry-
ont, ALma MIL.
Black Morocco  wallet  containing
identification and eleven dollars. Finder please pbdne jdan, ALma 0719R.
BW)wn leather Wallfct containing
driver's license, student cards, etc.
Please turn into Lost and Found.
One gold tie pin at Frosh Reception.
ALma 0051. i
Parker '51' pen. Initial "D". Keepsake. Reward. Phone Kerr. 0350.
Waterman's pencil, gold and blue.
Initials I. W. engraved. Please phone
Cherry 6864.
On Monday in Arts 100 or HB 4 black
Parker fountain pen. Return to Lost
and Found.
Will the gentleman who held a pocket watch for me at the game on Saturday please return to Lost and Found,
office  thank you.
Parker '51', gold top, black. Monday, September 26th. Phone ALma
K&E   Polyphase   Slide   Rule   last
Friday. Phone Kerr. 5947L.
LOST-Grey   Parker   '51'   with   gold
top in blue Dodge coupe while being
given a lift. Please return to Lost and
Biology 100 Dissecting case. Phone
Alma 1540R.     "
Wish to do typing in my home, accurate, neat and prompt service. Special rates to UE'C students. Mrs, W. G.
Mowat, 4463 West 15th, ALma 3449L.
Anyone interested in forming a
Varsity Swing Band are asked to
phone Syd Lawson, BAyview 33044.
A   Tutor   for   German   100,   one   or
two hours a week. Phone Roy North,
AL. 0056.
A copy of Monk's "Light, Principles
and   Experiments."   KE,   2931L.   Ask
for Norm.
Engineers'  Books:   Electric Circuits
and  Machinery,  Hehre and  Harness,
Vols. 1 and 2:
Design   of   Machine   Elements
Mechanical Engineers' Handbook
See Micky Jones, Room A7, Brock
huts any noon hour.
Ride for 9:30's from 59th and Adera.
Phone Ed. KE. 4592R.
Ride Wanted for 8:30's Tues., iWs.,
and I3at, from 390C block Ruget Drive
Phone Cedar 8704.
Rcom for two riders from West'
End, 9:30 Mon. to Friday. Preferably
those  in  Teachers Training.
Ride wanted from Burnaby, Kings-
way and Royal Oak. DEx. 2834F.
Ride wanted for 8:30'S Monday to
Saturday from vicinity £9th and Granville. CH. 2445. Ask for Liz.
Ride wanted for 8:30's Mbnday to
Saturday from Vicinity §7th and felen-
heim. KE. 3990L. "
Ride from downtown t'o 8:30 lectures Tues. to Sat. AL. lOdGL.
West Van—Have rdom folr fiVe passengers from West Vain fdr 8:30's or
will participate in car 'chain. Whyte-
cll'ff 3646.
Ride wanted. All 8:30's. Vicinity 16th
and Blenheim or i6th and Quesnelle.
Phone CH. 7652.
Ride from 45th aftd Churchill for
8:30 lectures. Mon. t'o Friday. Phone
KE. 5529R, Barry.
Ride for two itersdns from West
Vancouver, Mon. and Fri. for 8:30's.
Also for 10:30's on Sat. Phone W. 308M1
after 6 p.m.
Professor Wood, 'Only an Act of
God will admit a student into the
room after 8:30"!! I am too low to
be subject t'o an Act of God, Ride
wanted! 8:30 Mon. to Sat. 22nd Ave.
between Main and Cambie. Call Eddie.
FA.  5613L.
Two girls would like ride to Baker
weekends. Would also be interested
in obtaining share in cabin on loca\
mountain. A'L. 0567R.
WANTED—Car pool from wes end for
8:30's e^very day. Phone PA. 2456.
WANTED—A ride in a car chain from
Burnaby (near Highland Park station)
to UBC for 8:30's or 9:30's both ways,
Monday to Friday. Phone Dexter 1817R
WANTED-Ride all 8:30's vicinity 16ih
and Blenheim or 16th and Quesnelle.
Phone CE. 8758.
ATTRACTIVE young co-ecl desires
transportation to 8:30's from vicinity
of Cambie and West 23rd Ave. Phone
Mozanne at FA. 3444M.
WANTfcD-Ridc 8:30's daily. Two girls
vicinity 36th and Dunbar. KE. 3497R.
WANTED-Ride from Lions Gate
bridge, West Vancouver to UBC W
■ ■ Mi // //
o° a a W «£o jo/        '//*
"And now a word from Box Carr about his
payoff touchdown!"
'Shucks, folks! The real payoff is the way
'Vaseline' Hair Tonic 'takes out' Dry Scalp
and gives your hair that 'going places' look."
* Personal
Q.   Whrtt Co-Ed* Go For?
A.   Those   Navy   Blue   Burberry
Topcoats at Les Ptelmer's.
Q.  What College Men Like?
A.   The favored nnvy blue bl*«ei
Is tops on the Campus.
See Them At
Les Palmer
327 Seymour St.
PAcific 2917
qwwwn&p" Thursday, September 29, 1949
Page 3\
Cotninued from Page 1
Faculty and Alums Backed Scheme
For War Memorial Gym from Start
Students started building their gym in earnest during the
1945-46 term.
Termed the "hall of heroes," it was to be built on the
corner of Wesbrook Crescent and University Boulevard. Plans
also included ?. $10,000 expenditure for landscaping playing
fields stretching from University Boulevard to Chancellor.
In the first year of the campaign most people thought the
students were looking at castles in the sky when they pledged
the collection of $100,000 for the Gym Fund.
Students proved them wrong.
-   They  planned  a  "mile  of  quarters,"  kissing  sales,  milk
bottle funds and giant public campaigns for raising thc needed
thousands of dollars.
First reference to the building of a war memorial gymnasium was made at a Student Council meeting on November
26, 1945.
Instigators of the plan were AMS President Alan Ains-
Worth and Treasurer Gary Miller who were in office in 1945-46.
Student administration over the years have been behind the
campaign with full force. UBC Alumni Association and faculty
have put their whole weight into the campaign from its start.
Association To Aid
UBC Radio Society
Society Members On Probation;
Must Make Productions Good
UBC Radio Society is being aided by B. C. Association of
Offer was made by Dorwin Baird,
one of original founders of Radsoc,
and president of BCAE'.
Society members were asked to
make their productions good, 'not
halfhearted." Baird volunteered any
help that his organization could offer.
He is production manager of a local
radio station.
Suggested form of this year's productions are a roundtable discussion
and a weekly variety show to be
aired  by several B. C. stations.
Don Cunliffe, Radio Society president told the club meeting that "the
voice of UBC sometimes sounds as if
it ha.s larengitis" but it always comes
Executive members will be kept to
about five.
UBC Radio Society was suspended
last   year   when   its   debt   to   Alma
Mater Society rose to over $2200.
Higli talking, ununified, Radsoc last
year succeeded in losing Several thousand dollars on two professional
talent shows brought to campus supposedly to supplement their budget.
Both  shows  were complete  losses.
This year Radsoc will attempt to do
commercial recording for students,
faculty and administration in an effort
to make itself more stable financially,
Membership in society will be limited and according to Cunliffe "all
members will have to work."
Tentative executive of Radsoc is
President and Program director, Don
Cunliffe; Chief engineer, Robin Hart;
Drama; Bob Russel; continuity, Mary
Chadwick; publicity, Bob Leckic; and
others yet to be filled.
World Series ha.s set the AMS general meeting back
one day.
Originally scheduled for Wednesday, October,"), Student
Council moved Monday to change (he meeting date to Tuesday, October 4. because of the first game of the baseball
Lectures scheduled for 11:30 a.m. will be cancelled
for the meeting which will debate Walt Ewing's budget and
unfreeze trust funds for two DP students now on the
NFCUS Want Increased
Aid To Varsity Students
Main feature of the thirteenth annual conference of the
National Federation of Canadian University Students was the
resolution to appeal to the Federal Government for increased
aid to universities and students.
 "    a    Main   feature of t'he  thirteenth  an-
| nual conference of the National Federal ion of Canadian University Slud-
I ents  wa.s  tho  resolution  to  appeal   to
the Federal Government for increased
IODE Offers War
Memorial Awards
airl  io  universities and students.
Aid    is    to  'be    in    the    shape    of
1(1,000   scholarships  of  $500   each   "re-
Scholarships  in  British  Universities 1 quired   to   provide  education   for  de-
are being offered  by  IODE as a  war   serving students" instead of bursaries
memorial,   and   a   student   from   each    and loans.
province in the Dominion will be It was stressed that scholarships
chosen. , should  be  granted on a federal  basis.
Committee of selection is set up in ' Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent
each province consisting of members declarpd himself in favor of the
of   National   War   Memorial   Commit- ! scheme.
tee and two or mere others, all cheson ! Stated the prime minister; "We
by  IODE. ,' will strive to find an adequate solution
Stlidents. other than ex-sevviro per-' l0 lho l"'"blem for it is absolutely
sonnel must be unmarried until after "cce.-suy that a just proportion of
tenure of the scholarship. TJ,ey must ,h" <"-madian population may be given
be naturalized allies of nritaai. and lh'' P'^'denc of a'university educ.i-
to   have  spent   al   leasl   five   years   in    ,ll:n'
Canada. Thev should be between 19 ll wn' MiKgeslod al Ihe conference
and 27. and are to hold a decree from ll::" '' X1'"" similai' '<> th<' American
some   univdsilv   in   Canada. FuHhrhdil   Plan  be  adopted,  whereby
Every    eandidai'e   sh add    send    ap-
=■ 11iili-n!s wi.uld  he granted  free study
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Creative Art Courses
To Be Open To Public
UBC's Art Centre will open its doors on a new season of
activity commencing October 11 at 8 p.m.
Arranged    by    the    Department    ot
University  Extension  all  courses  are |
open to students and staff of the Uni
versity as well as to public.
Instruction will be available in Ceramics, Clay Modelling, Industrial Design, Painting for Pleasure, Weaving,
and Drawing. A course in thc History
of Art will be conducted by Mr. Leonard Woods of the Vancouver School
of Art.
Rooms at Vancouver Normal School
have been assigned for courses in
Puppetry and Stage Design and Construction under direction of Beatrice
Lonnie, Sydney Risk and Mario Prizek.
Times will range from 3:30 to 8
Information about all courses can be
obtained from Department of University Extension, UBC.
Brock  ttftll
Contract Let r>;
New Med Building
Tenders for the Medical Faculty's
$1 million preventive medicine and
bacteriology building were lef late
Wednesday by provincial public works
The four-storey, V-shapo building
will be the first of those proposed for
the new medical ? diool h-"e. Bath
wings may not b" ba.it at once.
Commonwealth Construction made
the lowest bid of $813,882. Five firms
in all bid for thc general contract.
Electric work is expected to cost
$90,000. Lofest bid for plumbing work
was (110,000, by Lockerbie and Hale
Ltd. Lowest bid for heating and ventilating, made by Barr and Anders-.n,
was $139,530.
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INCORPORATED   2N0    MAY   1670.
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Thursday, September 29, 1949
The true significance of the announcement that the Thunderbird
hockey squad would play Senior A
calibre hockey this season can be
realized only by a careful perusal
of the struggles and handicaps encountered and overcome since its
Hockey began on
the campus as a
minor sport in
the thirties and
spent several seasons with but
mediocre success
■ while playing in
la second - rate
'commercial setup. The sport died out entirely
during the war years. The year
1944 marked the amazing comeback
which has now placed this sport
as the most successful and consistent on the campus.
The first post-war season spent
in a local commercial league which
was led by the 'Bird squad but
neither the league nor thc locals
recorded any marked success.
Juniors in 1946
The Thunderbird squad of 1946
was entered in a local junior loop
encompassing Nanaimo, New Westminster, Vancouver, and UBC. That
season marked the emergence of
the campus pucksters as an outstanding university hockey squad.
The top players on that squad were
Fred Andrew, Stu Johnson and
Hugh Berry.
The 1947 squad exceeded all expectations with the enrolment of
such top senior calibre* players as
Bob Koch, Haas Young, and Wag
Wagner. These stars combined with
Terry Nelford, Bob Saunders, and
Lloyd Torf»son brought this school
new honors. That season saw the
squad enter top quality inter-collegiate competition with tremendous success.
Successful Season
1948 will go into the records as
the most successful season in UE'C
hockey history. The aforementioned stars were aided by sensational
newcomers as Don Adams, Clare
'Drake, Gunnar Bailey, Bob Lindsay, and Ken Hodgert. The addition of these prairie pucksters made
the squad the class of the tough
Senior "B" league.
The season ended on a sour note
as the 'Birds were disqualified for
refusing to play five of the first
sik playoff games at Nanaimo.
This season will mark the last
step of hockey's steady climb into
the sport spotlight at this university. The team will now play Allan
Cup calibre hockey against high-
class teams throughout B.C.
The team deserves the support of
every student in this, the crucial
season for hockey glory.
New Rules Set
For Mural Play
Women's intramurals, after
several weak years, may get
a new lease on life. Any group
of campus women may organize a team to play in intramurals
it was decided at Tuesday's
general WAA meeting in an
amendment to the constitution.
First organizations to enter under
the new ruling will probably be the
Greeks who have long been a potent
force   in   men's   intra-murals.
WAD members made it plain, however, that women need not play under
a club banner but may form an independent groups for intra-mural sport
purposes only.
The motion, proposed from the floor,
passed unanimously after discussion
clarified  its wording.
Details of the new system are "Vi
be worked out by Shirley Col' nan,
intra-murals organizer, and otncr directorate members.
Constitutional changes proposed by
the executive and passed unanimously
by tho more than two hundred women
present provided for election of a
vice-president and enlarging the WAD
to   include   team   managers.
Elected to fill the new office wa.s
Arts student Jo Castillioti.s who will
act as WUS-WAA liason officer and
handle  WAA  public  relations.
The executive asked for and was
granted authority to seek a successor
to Dr. Joyce Ilallamnre, chosen last
year as '-1!)-."i0 faculty advisor, who
has had to curtail her .u livilics for
health reasons.
Braves, Chiefs
Both in Senior A
Hoop League Now
Two UBC teams will be entered  in  Senior  A  Basketball
this year.
It was originally thought only one
Varsity squad would play in the city
league this year. The new arrangements were made when two new
Veams entered made league lopsided
with  seven  teams.
UBC asked to put another team of
Senior A abilities on the floor. This
means that both Chiefs and Braves
will be competing again in high
New arrangements were made at
liner A Basketball meeting Tuesday
Two new teams completing the
eight team setup are Artie Club and a
team   from  YMCA.
Both Chiefs and Braves were in
Senior A company last year, Early
speculation was that only one team
would put on Senior A strip because
last year's teams did not fare so well
against   downtown   talent.
Senior A games are included in
Privilege Pass gains. Privilege Passes
are en sale in Graduate Manager of
Athletics office.
Luke Moyls Voted
Hoop President
Luke Moyls, past Graduate Manager
of Athletes at UBC and Sports Editor
of Daily Ubyssey before his graduation, was elected president of the
Inter A Basketball League Tuesday
night at a meeting of the organization.
Moyls held the post of secretary last
Vice-president is Joe Polly, treasurer Bert Edwawls, and secretary is
Gordy McDonald.
Thunderbird Club
Pep Club Hides
Under New Name
To promote spirit by getting
a greater number of fans cheering at UBC football games, the
Thunderbird Club is being organized.
It is hoped that a sufficient number will join to form the nucleus of
a large cheering section, and members
of the club will learn all thc yells and
lead  the cheering.
Many fans are afraid to cheer said
Denis Pierce who, along with Ruth
Genis, will not be cheorleading this
year. "But with a group who knows
the yells leading the cheering, other
fans will be encouraged to join in,"
Denis said.
Miss Pierce further said that enthusiasm for promoting spirit is particularly high among the freshmen and
it is hoped that many will join this
Soccer—there is still need for a few
more players on the soccer teams. See
us at South end of locker room in
Stadium at noon any day or call Gord
Baum, Kerr. 1305Y. Also need some
interested person for managing.
}{,}{, tf,
Thc Minor Sports Representative
to the MAD invites all managers of
minor sports to a meeting in the
Men's Club Room (Brock) on October
5 at 12:30 p.m. It would be appreciated
if all managers be elected by their
various   sports   groups   by   that   date,
* * *
The Men's Grass Hockey Club will
be having a practice match on Saturday, October 1 at 2:30 p.m. All interested are asked to turn out. Kits
will be supplied.
* * #
\ Gym Club meeting tomorrow in
HL2 at 12:30 p.m. All interested students welcome.
t* *f* 3r
Hockey meeting—there will be ar.
important, meeting of all hockey players today al 12:30 in Arts 100. All old
and prospective players are urged to
V # #
Will all persons interested in playing golf please meet in upper south
side of Brock Hall, Friday at, 12:30.
Membership, elections, Fall Tournament, and other plans will be discussed. Important that all turn out
as Fall Tournament will begin at
}f. f{. -Y.
UBC Badminton Club begins play
Thursday at H p.m. in the gym. I'Vca
of .Hill) payable in Ihe AMS office.
All new players welcome.
Sports Editor — RAY FROST
LETTING DRIVE one of those long ones that helped him take
the medal for lew score at Evergreen Conference Championships in Spokane last year is veteran golfer Doug Bajus. With
two others of UBC team, Bajus and Company won the Conference title.
Stiff Pre-Season Games
To Prep * Bird Hoopers
University of British Columbia Thunderbirds will meet
the University cf Washington Huskies on December 3 at UBC
Gymnasium in the second game of a two game series. In the
first game on December 2 the Huskies will take on the high
flying Vancouver Clover Leafs.<»—
Other   pre  season  contests for   the
Thunderbirds include games against
Seattle University on November 18,
Vancouver Clover Leafs November 19,
Seattle Pacific College on November
25 and 26, All games are in Vancouver
with return games in Seattle against
Seattle University and Seattle Pacific
on,December 27 and 28.
Tlie 'Birds Conference schedule bo-
gins at home on January 6th. Complete pre season and Conference
schedule follows:
1949-50 Thunderbirds
Basketball  Schcd
— Seattle U. at
— Clover Leafs at
— Seattle- Pacific
at UBC.
— Seattle Pacific
at UBC.
—  Washington,  C
over  Leafs
•' at UBC.
December 3 — Washington
at' UBC.
- UBC at Seattle
28 -
- UBC at Seattle
Schedule continues aftei
Golf Champs Prepare
For Titles Again
Plans for UBC's Golf team this year are already going ahead
to have another championship team when they play host to the
Evergreen Conference matches next spring.
Four of last year's teams are again*' '—
attending UBC and have voiced their
intentions of competing in the Evergreen title rounds as well as taking
part in other scheduled and proposed
Doug Bajus, Pete Bentley, and Don
E'odie.'all members of the Championship Evergreen Conference that swept
the title matches at Spokane last
May, are slated to participate in this
year's activities, as well as Bob Esplen.
Organization of the club is underway and by the look of things, more
top calibre divot diggers will be produced this year.
At Indian Canyon links last May 27
and 28, the power team of Bajus,
Bentley, and Bodie, finished up in a
tie with College of Puget Sound with
a total score of 238.
Playing the second day under conditions more familiar to UBC golfers,
plenty of rain and wind, the team
made a fine effort to defend it's
championship with a total of 220, 17
under the nearest team to win the conference title.
Peter Bentley made a one-under-
par 71, the only man at the conference to break the par.
Doug Bajus finished with a 73 to
take medalist honors for the total
score. E'odie rounded out the 220 total
with a 76, only being topped by his
This season, as well as acting as host
for the Evergreen play, UBC will attempt for the first time to take the
Champs. Chances are good since the
title of Canadian Intercollegiate
title has been won in the last three
years by scores of 78 and up,
Song Stylings
Bobby Hughes
SEPT. 30
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