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Vol. XXX
The Daily Ubyssey
No. m
Habit-Forming Drugs
Inquiry Slated When UBC Professor
Brands Certain Drugs 'Harmful'
(By Staff Reporter)
B. C. Pharmaceutical Association will launch an investigation into the sale of common household drugs which contain
dangerous, habit-forming narcotics.
Instigation  of  the  probe  follows   al -   —
U of W Debaters
Defeat UBC Team
r»»PSiy!H'V*«ifl( H\fr^i^'rwrjrw^r^Tttf^<^r^X^
Daily Ubyssey report Friday in which
UBC Professor W. G. .Black claimed
many people, including university
students, are using to excess, the
habit-forming drugs to the detriment
of the consumer's health.
J. S. Fullerton, manager of the
Pharmaceutical Association said Monday, "We will certainly get to the bottom of this and if there is any truth
to it action will be taken" about the
use of the drugs.
D:\ Black, a professor of social
psychology, named certain nationally
adverti.sed products, used widely by
women as pain-relievers, as principal
He stressed, however, that the consumers were not "(lope addicts'' in
the popular sense but were persons
unable to break the habits formed
through excessive use%of these products.
He placed much blame for the situation upon large manufacturing firms
whose national advertising stressed
the pain-killing properties of their
products while refraining fvom pointing out  the  harmful! effects.
Questioned about the Pharmaceutical Associaion's investigation he said:
"An investigation is certainly desirable."
"I   protest   against   the   false   statement,  'in  an  attack  on  the druggists.'
fori   I   made  no  attack   on  the  clrug-
east« of B.C.."  he said.
"They maintain a remarkably high
ethical   code,"   Dr.   Black   declared.
As a solution to the problem he
suggested a rigorous programme of
consumer-education to combat the
effects   of   drug   advertising.
(By Ubyssey Staff Reporter)
A Federal World government is an
idealistic impossibility, the Parliamentary   Forum   decided   Monday. '
Two debaters from the University
of Washington defeated the proposal
upheld by a pair of local speakers,
in one of the closest verbal battles
in Forum history.
A Federal World Government i.s "as
desirable as Utopia—and about as
possible." U of W's Mary-Boa Corkery
| said in a speech that helped her and
teammate Jean Lankey to defeat Virginia Richards and Alary Leiterman of
On  the affirmative side,  Mieas Richards  expressed  the  opinion  that  such
a   government   has   become   "the   only
i hope   for   survival."
Miss Leiterman pointed out that in
the atomic bomb era a small group
now has a means "to plunge the nations (of the world) into an annihilating conflict.."
Miss Lankey of Washington countered affirmative arguments with a
statement that "the force required at
thi.s time to make the nations submit
(to a world government i would provoke  greater  damage  than  ever,"
"A   s< tiling   period   is   necessary
a   while  yet."  she  opined.
Red Fiends Foregath
At Two
Dean Forecasts
Increasing Demand
For Engineers
Dean of (he Faculty of Applied Science
I gladly accept the invitation
Engineers'   Ubyssey   Infernal   Corrcs-   of the editor of the special en-
pondent, who scooped thc world with   gineering   issue   of   The   Daily
the exclusive story from Hades. I Ubyssey to extend greeting to
"This story is hot stuff," said Cor-I the student body, especially the
PICTURED ABOVE is Joe Blot/., thc
respondent Blotz.
Big '50 Gets Name
or Size, Action
undergraduates of the Faculty
of Applied Science.
The large number of students, half
of whom are veterans, present a challenge to your .instructors and it Is a
pleasure to note that there has been
a gratifying response to the challenge
Not only have the established departments been manned and operated but
new departments have been add
with well qualified instructors,
Students are now receiving instruc-
, tion   in   nearly   everv   major   branch
ence at UBC, finally found time |of app]ied Hcience and wo have th(,
to  look  up from  thc grindstone j satisfaction  of knowing that we have
long enough to bellow "We are  ] a   complete   and   efficient   Faculty   of
.Wo are ..." a couple of times j Applied Science.
and   growl   long   and   publicly j    There were 1100 young men gradu-
about the Christmas exam situ- i ated  in  Engineering  from  Canadian
-universities in 1947 and it i.s estimated
that  there   will   be  .'1700  graduates   in
, 1050. There is naturally some anxietv
s roregatner
Night Frolic
Hot Time Forecast As Commodore
Prepares for Demoniac Debacle
HADES, Feb. 24, 1948—Your Ubyssey on-the-spot reporter
last night was successful in obtaining an interview with Ron
"Red Devil" Grantham, Chief Fiend of the demoniac crew who
plan to bring Hell to the Commodore Cabaret tomorrow night.
When approached, the Red Devil was grooming his tail,
which had apparently been scorched when he approached a
young female fiend too closely. The smell of brimstone was
Big '50, the largest engineering class to enter Applied Sci-
e unn.simas exam situation. Solidly ranged behind
their   president,   Doug   Lamb,
beefed,   and   got
Second ye;
ported   and
Music    Club
leadership   of   Don   L
student1-  have also sup-
gat, i/ed   the   Engineer'.-
under    the    enthusiastic
quart   and   Herb
'Tween Classes
will present films in. the Auditorium
today at 12:30 p.m. entitled: "Seeds of
Destiny" and "Hungry Minds." Also
there will be a short talk by Dr, Black,
faculty adviser to  the society.
is holding a general meeting today  in
| At'gie   100   to   discuss   plans   for   the
Work    of    two    artists    well-   forthcoming  Field   Day   and   AUS   el-
raphic Art Now
On Display Here
K) ,i I'A'F
,!;   , J.
to UBC students  i.s  on  actions.
ty   in  one  of  two  graphic
exhibitions   which   opened
;y in Ihe second floor cornet  the  Arts  building.
Ye-. Dorothy Willis and Cliff
ae-am, members of line "Cab
'.' eiiiii i have pa aai in:.'1 on
i e. . -M let'led ) minis by a
aa!' a WeU-klli ml! oho! o-
' a-!' ia iL!:; :';- • 11 te seco. id
oil. iaioveo a . i ;u' Wesfe:': i
■ >crat iXi <c Sa ion
ice!   tonight   a!   ?:!-!(! ,.•-,-,    ln   tt„,   VOC'
GIIJE   GI'IDE    CUTS    will    hold    a
euoi,,'     meotim.'    at     i n     today     in
rt.-- L'li:;.
BC JAZZ SOCIETY iee.ml.ir mee'in
| The large classes of Big '50 are having a remarkable effect on student
appearance. Large, forward-folded
ears are rapidly being replaced by
hearing aids and ear horns, while
opera glasses are standard equipment
with the back row coffee bibblers.
Proof of progress among Second
Year students is the fact that 80'':
of them mastered the baffling system
of voting which replaced the famiilar
:.v   X   ef   former
hingSjfelt about the possibility of providing
remunerative employment for this
large number of young engineers.
Fortunately there is an increasing
demand for the services of well-
trained engineers, especially those
who are capable of providing human
leadership in industry and industrial
organization   and   management.
and   comparatively
pi o-adonlia'
elect ions.
Qfumerce Banque
Tickets Available
Someone ha.s defined engineering a.s
the science or art of overcoming the
resistances of nature, especially of
human nature. The wider the range
of service that you have to offer the
better will be your chances for a
steads1 job and an interesting and useful   life.
peers This Yea
flits year the Engineers could
r> r\!i.\i
; ,\. Octoi,
1 accused oi
iv   toward
niina   in
ey   on
r ■     I   n - ■   tii,/
an ait
SUBMITTED by C. Roy Swur-
der, 3rd year Forestry Engineer, the above design won the
recent competition for a new
crest for the Engineers. The
emblem features the Thunderbird totem and mountains surrounded by the traditional iron
ring of the graduate engineer.
Week Features
Several Parties
By  DOl'G   LAMB
Mr. and Mrs. Ricochet Blunderpants
announce the engagement of their
daughter Candy Lever, (named for
the inventor of the truss by the same
name), to Mr. Joe Blotz. As the wedding will take place next month the
bride-to-be is very busy preparing
her torso.
Last week was tcrrifyingly busy
Mr Poerman entertained Prefessot
F n'ay in honour of the latto: 's one
millionth cor1 eel  solution of !l
"Yes," he said, "the stormy
blast of hell with restless fury
drives the spirits on." He went,
on to explain that all kindred
spirits, demons. Heads, and
wolves would be entertained at
the Red Inferno on Wednesday
and Thursday nights, in the
largest and most lavish Fiendish
Frolic ever perpetrated in the
Commodore  bv the Reel  Dem
lie went on to i.-.sue a .-
to any Artsmen or Aggii;
try to gaze on   tho Etorn
them he said, furiously be
and   flame   and   waving   ha
sceptre,   "All   hope   sbatid-':'.
Stepping between the vers
oil,   we   advanced   further   ir
nether    regions,    and    foumi
Treasurer.   Boh   Grav.   preoei
:. warning
vho might
Fa-es. To
ing smoke
• prongea
.   ye   who
if boiling
i   to   the
"ing   the
the Red
a Standee throw
•eaei. ana
toil end
ic pro
!■    lie:
la nei
diabolic   feast     on     which
Demons will gorge themsehe-
ing over  the huge  iron   :-.,>:
in  another  Cnmmorcom.m'-
wa.s beard to mutter betwe.e
lac chuckles "Double, double
trouble,    fire,     burn:    and
Near the Gate of Hell, savvei Fallen
Angel Jack McFadden. in charge of
reservations for the inferno He issued an ultimatum to all Red Demons
fo be in their appointed hot seats at
the witching hour of nine p.m., or be
dragged before Red Devil Grantham
And    in    another    corner
hellish  ring was  18:1  proof  of
Rum,    shrieking    with    drunk-
tit the havoc his horde of -ai::!
wreak  at  the  Red  Inferno
And just as ye escape '■
Awful Abyss we iie ,: i
choir  of  fiendish   voice,-   ,a i
if     this
:.    glee
■:::   tin-
14.    9 i
SVM HANGOUT for UBC's 20(10 Engineers is shown in thi.s architect's drawing of the permanent Applied Science budding, at present under construction. Matty will be surprised to learn
that the structure will engulf the bus stop and numerous other nearby buildings. Construction
.> proceeding according to blueprint, and carpenters report that everything is completely und-r
: outre].
Kn.il.noere.    From    'b
at   tbe   openili!.;   of   t!
the present, the Engineer.-.
ve.  energy,   and  spirit.
IKK)    redshirts    attended
Banquet   yet   held.   The
7-;i,'! V
' pop
e year unl i!
have .shown
In October,
the largest
hissing   Out
Party was highly successful. Through
competition-: the EUS now ha.s a neve
pin. new crest, and new songs Format inn of the Engineers' Music Club
has been anothel- step forward m
cultural development of the Engineers.
Before the curtain rings down to
close   'another    year    of    EUS    activity
we  approach   tile  grand   finale       the
Engineers Ball. For the first time,
this yeai's Bali i.s to be held 4uo
nights and has ah early reaheed a pre..
fit   of $150
One failure of this seal's EUS Executive was inability to elect an Art:
Executive at the Arts elections held
last Fall The net result was that
thi: year, Arts h;Ls once again had
a poor year Next year Arts cm
look forward to a bigger and better
inaunee   tli
b. v.  Hena
n-mpt   resi
\V<    ::r.
I'' I) I ■' ii e e
With nil
Men   of
Our  ai,,
a of !' EC
our s! rcngth a
KIT,d infegi :t\
in life, a mil,
Is to serve- with till our
One and  all   we're  mi::
Engineers   of  U.B.C
Breaking fra'hlion again, the Engineeers will bare their
souls for the public gaze today at 12:30. when they throw
monster pep-meet m the Armories for the whole Utnve;
Under   the   capable   direction   of   Don   Urquhar
"Sud:-"  Sutherland,  the .show   will   feature  a   1
from a mojil cluh floor .show, accompanied by .severa
skits  m  the  beat  Engineering tradition,  with  music
and hot by Frank Nightingale's orchestra and the ting
Music Club.
Among the special numbers will be renditions  of the
winning   entries    in   tht1   recent   Engineers'   Song   Contest
Also present  will  be several beautiful girls,  who escorted
by  burly  red-shirt.'-, will  collect donations  for   "
ISS Campaign.
aid   Ren
leadline  act
tie current PAGE 2
Tuesday, February 24,  1948
The Daily 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
• * «
Edilui.il    a aiaii-   expressed   herein   are   those  of   the   Engineer.-,'   Uncle! graduate' Society   and   tint   necessarily   tiio.s,.
of   tlii     \i :..,   Mater   Society,   tbe   University,   nor   the   editorial   .-tuff  of  The  Daily   Ubyssey.
The Red Menace
k  II.ill.  l'lionc    Al.ma   HilM
idvei'i-.aa   phone   KEr.-isdaie   1811
IalHTOH-IX-CHIKF     -      -     -      -     DONALD FKKGl'SON
MAWOING   I'.DITOH    -    -    —    LAL'KIE   DVLR
<iS.Nl >i '•.(.   -.CAFF:  Con,   Editor.   Eon  Haggtirt;  News  Elm.      T'-e    I.arsM-n;    Features    Editor,    George   Robertson.
Pho: ■■ X,    a-: a     U, Ii   !',vis   Sports   Editor,   Did;   EI.. !.!■>.      a,   a'.ill   (d liia,   ,b,ck   edrUaag: ,ert \ .
Oaeii   letter  t i  Dave   lir
De.a     Dave
"A   Ei ',   Man   fo.    a   lh
■a-    your    platform    win
ir   .-\.
.'•.DITOIIS:   ( 'carles   alar-.hall, '1'oni  Preston IIONOKAKV   FSHTOK:   Uruce   ISewell
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A C'.HEV AND SILVER i'arker 'al.' , GENERAL MEETING Fencing Club
■\V. II. Nortbev" inscribed on cap. ; Friday at \2Xl\). HG ■!. All members
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brtettf   I i c,ii!   Al Is   Is?   in   XXX '
d i; i ;■; <
la'..        id
j should make a special el fort to attend.
"SOMEONE   IS   A   DISGRACE   to   be
called   an   (engineer.   Come   on   fellows,
"''   ln" , won't    you    pleaae    return    the    K&E
ia    the    Draftim;     tet     ; on     bo, ne.- ,
■ oi   : .,   diavee:     IJn.'j    ; outh    of    IIP,    Ii.    I    e.ai't
:    and    aftord    a    nev,-    one.     I her s un v,    ,1 -
Ell       to!      Hi"     Red,'!
Hi! ui    oi inae..     j
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cj?e'"'Ob',:': NOTE: This ^uest editorial
is wniiO): hy Professor Ileslop, Honorary
President ef the Engineers' Under»'raduale
What i-. Engineering? Even many successful engineers cannot answer this question
satisfactorily—they "cannot see tlie woods
for the trees."
Engineering ia really just a careful and
systematic method of approach, which, though
usually applied to engineering problems, can
be equally well applied to almost all probems,
be they financial, economic, or social.
In the early stages of his training the
engineering student is given certain problems in mechanics and he is taught to draw
a "freebody" diagram and to systematically
consider all the forces that are acting on it.
These forces have definite directions and
values which are determihed exactly by the
fundamental laws of mathematics and physics, and, what is more important, they produce definite and exact results.
This method of approach to the simple
problem in mechanics is the engineering
method by which the engineer attacks all
manner of problems.
Tn practice, the engineer;continues to use
as his chief tool the same fundamental laws.
If he attacks a problem concerning personnel
or organization in the same systematic manner, studying all the forces and influences
which are affecting individuals or groups, he
will arrive at a definite answer.
In his training, an engineer is taught to
break down complex problems into individual
parts and to consider each part systematically.
By this method the structural engineer can
analyze the stresses in a complex structure.
The  chemical  engineer   tackles  his  problem
im .-■'. ud \ iia. Eae elieinicai or physical propcv-
iii , (i|: ivpi e lenlahve sample:. The engineer
i:-, unafraid of the large bridge because, examined member by member, it becom-'es
simple. He .studies the individual members,
and if he takes into account till the lores'
arrives tit a definite conclusion. In exactly
the same way. the engineer can study the
structure of a large business' organization.
Again, though he is using a different set of
tools, if all factors are considered, he will
arrive at a definite answer,
A good engineer can easily adapt himself
to -a branch of engineering other than the
one in which he received his special training.
If he <has the method, he can soon learn to
use a slightly different set of tools. The success of the engineering method in other
businesses is apparent when one considers
that fully two-thirds of successful graduate
engineers are employed in fields other than
engineering. In management, politics, finance,
and even in theology, they still apply the
systematic engineering approach. (The minister's "freebody" is his Bible text.)
It is to be hoped that in the future there
will be more and more recognition of the
engineer's ability to apply the engineering
method to the complex problems of our
modern world. This recognition must come
from both sides, from the profession and the
general public. While others, too often, give
opinions, engineers give answers.
There are too many opinions and not
enough answers in the world today.
The Editors of the Engineers' Ubyssey
would like to extend their congratulations to
Ron Grantham, big, red-headed President of
EUS, for an efficient and inspiring administration during the past year. Other Undergraduate Society leaders would do well to
follow his example in building campus spirit,
and unselfish service. Thanks, Ron, and the
best of luck in the cruel, cold world.
bedtime stories (or engineers
See Chapter Thirty, Chemical Engineers' Handbook.
Our story opens aboard a tramp
ateamer in which the 28 students of
Chemical Engineering '48 are cruising
the world looking for jobs. Rose,
Darling, Shoennineg, Bruce, Stroud,
Johnson,    Archibald,    and    Jolly    tire
playing    4-dimensional    bridge   the
garden variety being too tame. Shore
and Siuidwell are counting no:.«s.
SHORE:    I've   accounted    for   everybody but  f'owiey. Timrnons, and Butlers
SHADWlvLL.   Well  Powley and Tim-
La to  a   still;   and   the   last   I  saw  of. TTMMONS:  I wonder if I could fer-
Butters,    he    was    heading    for    the j ment seagull eggs,
powder room. ; pR0F   STUSIAK:   Bofore   we   check
Everyone goes white, and tn. chorus i out   feUowS(   wo   ^   aU   Jo   Qne  last
whispers,   ''Buttera    the   powder-
problem to be handed in on your last
; gasp.
A huge explosion rocks the ship and   r)r.,„T ,-,v    . ,       .,   T , ,   ,
POWLF.Y:   I   wonder   if  I  could   fer-
water pours  in. _.
one I?   tii i metU Timmons.
ROSE:  I bid one spade.
BRIDGES:     (rushing   up   screaming)    PHARE:   I   hope   there's   opportunity
Tlie ship is sinking—my god—think of   for design engineering in heaven,
our entropy. The  R,-oup   sadly  open   (heh.   hand.
McLELLAN   J.W.:     (In    loud    voice)    books and prepare to meet their doom.
Women and children first I l     Just,   then,   a   roar   is   heard   as   a
KOLRERG:    iln   louder   voice*   The    i1"'-^ Hying lxiat lands on the lagoon.
ms   are   beiuw   converting   a   boiler    hdl   wUh   ^   womm   .m|,   dM One" of   the  directors  of   Viscous   Oil
From  S 10.00
T  •iipi.uc.. i'riiiractoi'N, Set Squares i
'UI' <' 11 \ N J (' AI, V, XGIN V.¥. US
/(,  Ul0  |1QU()I.; -ai'cps out  and  addresses  the group.
The    mob    rushes    to    di11    lifeboats, |      "If  h'V ,S"mi'  ch:iru'r  -vou  a,v  Chcm"
leal   Engineers,   I   have   an   interesting
proposition.  To  young  men  of   initiative   and   vision,   we   offer   a   startim.'
MARSHAEIr I rode   . Ir
mot)    rus
I rainplim;   a   stowaway   (.'i\ :
out  for a nearby island
lhi-;  is  Ilia  hrs'   lias1
aak,   yak'!
Nobody      laue.hs     i
Slusiak    vi, ho    enjoy.
I I       lOllaV
salary of S.'SOOO.OO per month, a piano,
a yicht, and a six year subscription n,
Sunbathing. Furthermore, :f you wish
lo marry my 21 Ircauliful daughters
'21  -you   will   nutomaticallv   become
111111   whi1''   l{:i,,hl   v'!l°  ,l,">    ""l   ''".l"v     vice-presidents.
Caiiaieii-   wit.     Sheets   and   Index
From S2.G9
puns,   idly   pours   fumim',   tutiss   o
STROUD:   Four spade;
The   group    lands   and    : pre,ids
over Ihe island  looking for food
FLOYD  We'll  never make  it   fellows, : DIRFECTOR:     (Who    is    young    and
All   we've   got   are  coconuts  and  sea- ! bandsome >    Tell    you    what,    pigeon,
I'OWLEY:   1 wonder if 1 could fernien
MARC.     STOKFLAND:     But      what
about   me'.'
au    conversei am      with    you.    1 X.
■dadly   te.-lil';,    that    ymi're   cerl.eliiy
hi;1,    man.    I've    loos i ■!    u; ■    1 i   you    ■ a
many     oi casinn.-.     I     fi aiiiii     il     im mo !
praetica!    then    I'nlkhir.    to   your    bell
buckle. I
1  admit  voii're  a   big  man.   but   I'm I
certainly ljot a member of that bilU r
minority group who thought ''it certainly was tlie height" when you
got elected. On the contrary, I have
great faith in your abilities. That's i
why I'm writing to ask a favor of j
Couldn't you Dave—or should I say,
Mr. Future President—couldn't you
do something next year about the
Red   Menace''
Until just recently I always thought
the Red Menace was just a bunch
of Communists who want to get
elected so they can keep everybody
else from getting elected after that.
Slide Rules Are Out
But the Red Menace isn't' Communists  at  all.  I   hate  to  say  it,  but  the j
Red Menace i.s the Faculty of Applied \
Science.   Please   don't   misunderstand
me. I'm not saying this as a frustrated  Artsman  who  can't afford  to buy
a slide rule. I'm saying it as a frus- ■
trated   Artsman  who  wouldn't  know;
how  to  use a slide rule if he could \
afford one. j
Don't think either, that I'm being J
unfair in saying the Engineers are'
a menace, Who are the ones who
pack the Artsmen's elections every
year, attempting to elect an Engineer
as president of the Arts Undergraduate Society? The Engineers. Who
drown out the protests of our two
faithful Artsmen who usually go to
these   elections''   The   Engineers.
Who gives freshmen free swimming
lessons in the lily pond every fall,
without first getting the consent of
(heir pupils? Yes. Mr. Future President, I'm afraid to say it's the Engineers  again.
Who are the boys who stage big
charity drives on the campus, such
as the recent March of Dimes, and
make all the other faculties feel
like a bunch of snivelling penny-
pinchers'.'  Tlie  Engineers.
Who are the monsters who circulate
handbooks containing things we Arts-
men have been told were definitely
not beneficial to purity of our souls'.'
Guess again, Mr. B. It's not the
No More Questions
I guess I'd better stop asking questions like this, or you'll think I'm
accusing people of things. Its just
that something should be done about
those Engineers. It's getting so an
Artsman can hardly concentrate on
his bridge game for thinking about
As you probably know, it is becoming a tradition now for the President of AMS to try to clean up the
Reds. And you, as an Engineer yourself,  are the  man  for  the job.
I only  hope you have more .success
than   some   of   our   other   Presidents
have   had.    (We   have   quite   a   eollec-j
tion    of    vicious    charges    you    could j
hurl   around,  if  you'd   like  to  look  at.
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s'55ts4Rra1-,BinWiwl Tuesday. February 24, 1948
Engineer Presents Case
For Emigration to U.S.
ii.ts question of young engineers emigrating from Canada
to '!',
l/mh'd States ha.s of late become a matter of wide interest,
•■ industrialists and engineers, and to the Canadian public,
re i '.'ncerned at seeing an exodus of highly-trained men.
- movement is attributed-        " ~~  '
.      ,        entertainment -- are verv much eheap-
- I,. i!a>i-;,  higher  salaries "    .
er.    It I-- well known Unit the material
'.'■ d Slates and great-   ,.;,.u!an!   ,,f   |lVU)»   ;s   higher   down
.- a::'::, '['ha- i-c-'iid argument condoning (.' aiadiaii eoiiservati.nl, may be
lei'uted by observing the successful
young engineers in the United S';iti'a.
The third argument, that it is pa1-
!'1' tuiicl) n,ltie ;,, stay m Canada, i* true only
Shades of Ulysses
By Tom Preston
i—^_-'s. -  '   a 1
/{■■V—-'-^V /xx
it's.    'I'he  median
a   l'.UT   graduates
iver    la' ,     highe-r
I'.madu,   and   the
.'     •'■■■• • '^     r,)\{
; % //IA
'  /YbN
>r: ion, i hi; greal-
i"s   iound   in   tin
sent   situation   many    of
le:      tire      broU"ht   °"r   ',esb   mure   ambitious,   engineers
Ullv    lllouev    mol.e   are leaving for more money and oppor-
and bv a willin1.
tunity. By the law of supply and de
ll tares 11
be    i
maud, quite applicable here, the fewer
lipaiy younger men in:.|u, engineers the hifiher the salaries
le   positions. for   those   there   are.   Thus   if   great
; I
n  ■hsns   who,   for   motives j numbers  of  our  engineers  leave,   the
otherwise,   desire   would- j remainder will be in a better position
P^'*~>--af'"-»«"a™.-C":L„„l,     / / ■'■ ik/
.       'K^;.-'-11!/,       i       t-"'/7   S }xJr ■-■f'XXXX-r ■■''k
»$ ■^■!iJ0^'/M^/.
j JiX~-'Xxi*kA '"'a* XS
•,* •"%»,-•    se-   .«-</ *o.-v' -  i"l"'""i(at^i'"'ivrrf   ■'
I   ft,,"'-"-   o^y-^^erfSfe^Ja-s^i^V.
■* ->W^ A^^^i^P/^^
a1:: an:.-, to remain in Canada,
usual';,1 three arguments: first,
e highe: cost of living in the
nullifies the higher salaries
paid: second, that rapid advancement
is not to be sought after, since to acquire a sound basic training a good
engineer must spend many years under supervision; thirdly, that to take
an education in. Canada and then to
leave is a betrayal of our homeland.
The first of these is true for basic
living costs, markedly higher in the
States. But those things for which a
young engineer would spend the
greater part of money — cars, radios,
to request salary  increases,
If an industrialist i.s required to
pay more money to an engineer, be
will   want    better   results   from   that
man's labour. To get better results, will the Canadian engineers be better
he will of necessity supply greater paid and have more responsible posi-
opportunities   to   that   engineer.   Then   tious,   more   chance   of   advancement.
Student Branches Feature
Films, Speakers, Sports
I     Most  third  and  fourth  year  engin- ,     A first aid course for engineers was
j eers    are    members   of    tho    campus started    this    year    by    the    campus
branch   of  some  professional   associa- branch    of   Engineering   Institute   of
tion.    In    general   these   organizations Canada   in   conjunction   with   die   St.
, conduct   field   daps,   present   speakers John's  Ambulance   Association.  Other
i and   show   iihns  on   engineering  sub- activities of  the  Institute   include   the
jects. presentation    of    films    an.J    speakers
I      Weekly   show.-:   aie   fealuicd   by   the and   the   sponsoring  "f   a   contpotiCon
D.iwsoi:  Club,  .ai  affiliate of  the Can- for papers.
ao'ian   fi;  d'ute  of   Manns  . nd   i'.l.-'d- Two  new  club.-   on   tie-  i/impus  this
bin;..  The   Dawson     a:.-,,  ha,a1  a  re 1- year  are  student   b. ananas  of   i'he  Solas'   riesa   hockey   team   cut'red   in   a aa-ty   of   Automotive   Engineers   and
, city  leaeue, ;he  Anwsireii  Soeia'y  {,f   Agricultural
'l      Student    papi,,.   pi evented   at   inch Engineers,  Ahead;.1  the  SAE  iias  pro-
, weekly iu"i tines, and a symposium on ailed several speakers and tin- e\SAE
the    "Mon-technical    qualifications    of has  made  field  trips
jan   Eug.i.eei"   have   high-kghtcd   this Another  infant  in  Urn  (i, Id  of  pro-
i year    for    the   eleclricals.   The    AIEE i'e.ssional   clubs   is   the   two   year   old
, ba.-:  al.-o .-.poiisureal  several   held  trips. Civil  Club. Consisting of Vi third and
j     Aimed at giving its members a bet- fourth   year   Civils   if   has   presented
iter    appreciation    and    knowledge    of , several   speakers   and   films   and   held
their  profession,  the  Ameiican  Insri- held  trips and parties,
lute of Chemical Engineering has had A trip to a Dcllingham paper plant
a busy year. Weekly talks have been and a "Grease Ball" ha.s kept the stu-
given on smelters, mills, pulp, alcohol dent   members   of   the   American  So-
and explosive plants. Field trips have ^ ciety of Mechanical Engineers amused
been made to many local plants and in between presentations of films and
breweries. speakers by their club.
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ifaa   !i,o
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■   ■
by Chick Turner
When the first annual Pacific Northwest Conference Swim
Meet is held at the end of the month, this Point Grey institution
should come home with its third conference title in three years.
Despite the fact that only four colleges are slated to compete
in the meet, scheduled for the Multnomah Athletic Club pool
at Portland, Oregon, on February 28, the conference moguls
have given the swim fest full sanction. This corner bills Doug
Whittle's UBC mermen as odds-on-favorites to edge out tho
CPS, Willamette and Lewis and Clark entries, and to latch on
to the first conference seaweed crown put on the velvet.
Disillusionment Bred Bitterness
Ever since smooth Douglas, the wily mentor from the Hart
House machine shop at the University of Toronto, was approached by a delegation of female splash artists last year, and asked
to relinquish his duties as coach of the coed swimming team, he
has vowed revenge. According to authoritative spokesmen from
Co-ed Corner, the female flutter-kickers were disillusioned
beyond further cooperation after they found out that the handsome and dashing Whittle was in private life a married man.
Bitterness reared its ugly head immediately after the Ubyssey published its exclusive release last February 25 that IT.
Douglas Whittle had become the proud and beaming father of
an 8 lb 6 oz baby daughter, Diana Christine, Letters from
lovelorn freshettes cluttered up the sports desk for weeks,
all of them expressing the same theme — you rat, Whittle!  '
And Hazel Took Over The Girls
As a result, pert Hazel Smith assumed the duties as full-
time coach of the wcihen's swimming team, and a.s far as the
girls were concerned the account was called square. However,
yon Douglas felt the effect of the blunt rebuff and while licking
his wounds, vowed solemnly to this reporter that he would
have revenge — he would find a swimmer from the freshman
who could travel faster than any of the women, including Irene
Strong. In fact, said he: "Damn it, man, I'll win a conference
And according to the data acquired by your humble correspondent, Whittle stands a whale of a chance to make good his
vow. Unless the College of Puget Sound comes up with an unexpected powerhouse again, UBC should plow to an impressive
Wilson A Sure Starter
Headlining the UB6 roster is flaxen-haired freshman star,
Teddy Wilson, current holder of the Canadian backstroke record,
and one of the Dominion's fastest freestyle performers. In a
recent time trial, Wilson negotiated the 100 yd free style distance
in 5G.4 seconds, a slim one fifth second over the mark established
by Ken Bourne of McGill in 1936.
Other men hoping to make berths on the team arc Nbk
Stobbart, Jack Creedon, Bob Thistle, Don Morrison, Bob Stang-
rom and George Knight, who are smooth-stroking free style
performers. Wilson and Thistle are -probable starters in the
backstroke division, while the breastroke chores will fall to
either Jim Tarlton, Stangroom, or George Tallhurst. Jimmy
Hawthorne and Chuck Backony will handle the diving duties.
Loggers Tough Rivals
Most of the impetus behind the* decision to include swimming on the conference agenda was supplied by UBC and the
College of Puget Sound Loggers from Tacoma. Last year CPS
and UBC staged the first dual swimming meet in the recent
history of the PNIAC. Varsity lost both meets. On February
15 last, at Tacoma, the Birds lost to the Tacomamen at tlie
Tacoma High School pool by a 34-30 count, and on March 1. the ! two cantos. In the meantime. Nanaimo t
Tacoma squad again took the bauble by virtue of a ■111-27 oum,. ip;;"!"   ,|"'il'   bn';,ks  ',;,-v  off  ns  thov I
Both losses could be attributed to insufficient strength m |hc
-1,     ;•  .'    ;-    ,-   -rl  a:.,,,,, V,M';"!f   v:  tVWe-  h n ae,_rlf„ „,   I,,   l',-,,,.  slylo
im   T. .;\l.s . ii'-uhj  have no IrotiMe at  i'url huui  th;.-  '.'.a eh.
Tuesday, February 24, 1948
UBC Loses to Willamette;
Conference Hope Fades
The result of Saturday's basketball game brought tears to
the eyes of a Gym-ful of devoted Thunderbird followers, as they
suddenly realized that with the 44-40 loss, all conference championship hopes had flitted out the window.
After  Friday:'s  effortless  68-41   win4
over the disjointed Linfield quintette
the Birds' future looked extremely
rosy. They were prancing high and
Willamette was a boulder they figured
on hopping over without much difficulty. Coach Bob Osborne's diary now
has page headed "February 21, 1948."
whicH has thi.s statement sprawled
lazily across it.s otherwise naked expanse, "I stumbled over a boulder."
LLnfield's Wildcats offered the galloping Canadians as little trouble as
any aggregation this season. Completely lost at all-too-frequent intervals,
the Wildcats had the same chance of
beating the Birds as would Willie
Pep in out-slugging Joe Louis. Wily
Bob Osborne, seeking to save his 'good'
boys for the Saturday-night fray,
built up a cozy lead, then sent in his
more defensively stable but less offensively potent collection of maple artists.
'Friday's win was Saturday's loss,'
according to several campus basketball authorities, during the round of
post-mortems which sprang into being
in various cubby-holes after the
battle. From this comer it looks
as though the two teams are too much
alike for either one to actually
slaughter tbe other. Both teams are
fast breaking squads whose main asset i.s not .steady, beady ball, but the
ability to pile up points just a little
faster   than    the     usual     opposition.
California Rugger Squad
Downs Thunderbirds 3-0
Soaking rain, a slippery ball and a hard working California
rugby fifteen ganged up on Al Laithewaite's Thunderbird
fifteen Saturday afternoon in the Stadium. The California
came out on top of a 3-0 score by virtue of a first half ;
It   was  the  third   loss   ;u   :i
 1       - «
for the highly vaunted lb
four game California •<■<■:■■*
tied with one who apiec
more games to be played .1
A series tie will resul: :r.
Cup holder being decid'*
poinLs, and the Blue and G
.strength of their 13-3 gam'.
day, are currently on '•
1 egard,
something was bound to happen—and
it   did.     The   outcome   of   the   game
depended  entirely   upon   the   relative
scoring abilities of separate members
of   the   teams   at   the   time   of   the
Scoring honors for the visitors were
taken almost exclusively by a family
by the name of Johnson. Ted and
Jim Johnson, scoring 13 and 11 points
respectively, carried, the battle to the
Birds all the way. It was these two
lads who, besides scoring better than
half the teams total tally, forced the
Canadians into rushing their shots,
muffing their plays, and juggling
their passes.
The fireball of the Thunderbirds.
Pat McGeer, was burning mighty low,
smouldering only long enough to I popular ski team member, captured
chalk up five points. Dependable
Harry "the Cat" Kermode totalled
his usual 10 points during the evening's
entertainment, and also, as usual,
turned in a mighty fine job of' disrupting enemy advances.
Thursday rroon, according to Luke
Moyls, Iras been set aside for one
of the sport highlights of the season—
a basketball game between the Thunder-birds and the Sioux City Colored
Sports authorities claim that Ihe
noon-hour fray should merit approximately 300 students being late for
Tho Sioux City Ghosts have been
considerably strengthened with the
signing of Ziggie Marcel, of Globe
Trotter fame. About the same size ns
crowd-pleasing Marland "Pee-Wee"
Buckner who showed here when the
Ghosts split a two game scries with
the Chiefs, Marcel was one of the
mainstays of the World Champion
' 1. . ' 1 1     TWO
R.-1 la ■ley.
is'   World
by total
Id. on the
•f Tiiurs-
.;■.    that
Running true to form, John Frazee.
the Northland downhill trophy on
Seymour Sunday with tlie record
smashing time of 1:22.3 for the mile
Although handicapped by the howling snow storm. Frazee outdistanced
his   closest   UBC   rival   Gar   Robinson
It was Golden Bear Ed VVeL-L. who
after being thrown off the field for
arguing on Thursday, got sweet revenge by dropping a penalty kick
over the bar just before half time.
Several other kicks by both -ides were
Several thousand fans turned out
to see the heavier and harder fighting
American squad employ attack tactics
which continually threatened the Bird
line and forced the Point Grey students to play a strong defe■•..;:•■■■ type
of game.
Only by valiant defensive wark on
the part of fullback Bill Dunbar and
the whole backfield. did tho Birds
manage to prevent tbe fiah'mg Bears
from running up an even higher
score. Birds threatened .:: >;,iv two
unsustained attacks, and las- Bine and
Gold  three line did not   a'see   XX,   hi7.
Down 14 points at  half-time, Thun- j who  fell   several   times   in   the   tricks
derbirds   staged   a   terrific   comeback,   snows,
tallying  hi markers without a  return,      Only    three   HLIBC    skiers    left    this! Donald,   who   were   be
That the game was  ;-oi;.
fought   was   admitted   by
tators,   and   a   heavy   list
including Al  Carlvle .and
to tie the score with two minutes left    morning for Banff where the Domin-
to p'av.
However the Bearcats scored twice
in quick succession to put the game
on ice as the Birds missed a couple
of chances to score.
One very prominent'athletic  mogul
ion Championships are being held,
'Urug Fraser Jack Leggatt and Gar
■'obinson are entered in thc downhill   and   slalom   events.
the   field,   was   run   up.
wounds   are   expected
by the time they meet i
Wallabies   in   next   wee'
national match.
1 sin
Therefore  when   these  two  quintettes   on   the   campus   i.s   quoted   as   saying,
met in mortal fray for the opportunity ! "We lost because we  were  playing a
of contesting the league-leading CPS   better team."
crew for the conference championship,       This corner knows no better reason.
The UBC Thunderbirds journeyed to Nanaimo for two
semi-final hockey tilts, and returned with one loss, one win and
the hearts of 2500 rabid Nanaimo fans. Their sensational rallies,
in both games came close to netting two wins instead of a 4-3
loss and a 7-5 victory.
Outplaying the Nanaimo club from
thc opening whistle of the first game.
the B'irds had poor luck around the
goal, and this, coupled with some
sensational goal-tending by Mike
Rivers in the nets, contrived to keen
the  UBC  outfit  scoreless  for   the  first
i   ,
1 si on.
In u-e    three    time;
a'nd   once   in   tho  .
in   the
picture goals, with all three featuring
in each. Young banged in the first
and Andrew got the other, lo run
his string to three goals and two
assists for the series.
T'he third period was all Koch, :..■;
he skated from end to end. carrving
the puck in on Rivers several limes,
beating the notmindor twice in the
final chukker. Stu Johnstone, ex-UK'O
player, -as,red the onl\ Clipper coiio-
to-    of    tho    paeia  1    ,,-     be     ao'ler!     .,-„.
di i, hit;  a   Xanainio   1 ;i ■!,.
A second division rugby team, composed of memo
the EUS trying to get the bodily contact they so clear:-,
is a protest of burnt-out athletes against the lack of enbp
in the organization of rugby at UBC, where there are 2im \>
and only three teams, the first club being selected to
ihe cups.
Apart from ordinary v'ciousness,
the team's game depends on the
forwards — fifteen hundred pounds
of scrum-meat. The threes specialize
in missing tackles and hurling jibes-
all designed to enrage their own
scrum-pack. This practice was stopped when a head was heeled out instead of the ball. One rainy day
at Connaught Park a fish was heeled
out. Once the scrum passed out, a
pair of panties and the stupefied
fly-back kicked a lace-edged field-
goal.    Last  vear  the team  handed  the
,' mve,
; sp-Ksni
a:n all
C Fifba' Team
Drops Close Tilt
Varsity's three game winning streak
went by the boards Saturday, when
they dropped ;■ tough 2-1 V & D Soc-
two-ycar champion Ex-Brits th
first, but not last, flefeat. The F.ng:
ears are tired of playing in the bit
leaguo  where  the  seagulls  have   lo
ccr   League   decision   on
to    the   climbing   Empire
The game was played  in
which   by   half   time   had
field   into  ankle-deep   una
havoc with  kicks and  pas-,
en pus
i XI.
a  rain
d   the
■a knag
off  Hue  lie!
■l-n 1,
I   iieiore j;am-
i 1 ■ -- T   Division
sl-..fi'  swi-aPa
MAD.   I:   a
The second division U!
10k   it   on  the  chm   Sati
■■    Columbia    Hotel    s-
■ounds.     to    complete
1 okond   far   nine   and
ah   h
'    'la
rl,: n 111 (•
I'.llllO.     a\(
raised  h>r
aflar  Andi-.-\
111 ,rls. am! ! 'a
dd. De-.p;le the ';ic
I would have tied lh'
m. 1 in the rank wa:
er at udenl marker, bit
uceesd'ully held out all shi 11
thrust    In   the   twenty
minutes  o!   the
shot    the    home
r.allv   fell   short
est    pCi
1.   UBC  out
-fi,    but    th,
Tlie    second
same   manner
imc started in *he
the first, but this
time the Campus club didn't allow
thi1 home hoys ton much of a lead,
tying the game at 1:45 of the sandwich
session after Nanaimo bad taken a
2-0 and 2-1 lead. Berry got the first
at 18:41 of the initial canto and Andrew
tied it up, only to see the Clippers
rap in two more goals to run the
score to 4-2.
At the six minute mark. Koch scored
his first goal since January 1st when
he out-guessed Rivers. It was the
first of three for the cagy winger,
whose sparkling play was a highlight
of the two-game set.
For the rest of the period, UBC
dominated play, with Young, Andrew
and   Berry   combining   for   a   pair  0'
it   tv.'SO,
y   inch
thing in UBC's favor   ■
crowd   (at   least   tbe  bov:-
and    all    I he    consequent
as   well   as   just   enough
w 11 i
1' orin
eve! v
1    h
1 K K
1!   ho
are  hoping!
Member, of all Intramural touch
football teams are advised to watch
the Gym notii'i -board for schedules
for   that    intramural   sport.
All these- interested in
for the Varsity tennis tea:
to come to an unporta
in  Arts  10(1 on Thursdav  a
In a hard fought mural hoop game.
Monday noon. Vikings came from bo-
hind    in    the    last    quarter    to    defeat
Psi UpsiU.n :i:-!-;-n
High man of the game was Psi
U's John "Junior" Tennant with 12
points. Harold Irwin led the winners
with   11   points.
The    Junior    Varsity    hockey    clubs i
second   campus   entry   in   a   loop  this
year, enter the playoffs against West- '
em  and  Wh: <•   ution-,   they  bent  bust
Sunday 5-1.
The club finished the regular league
in second place and according to the
schedule which calls for first-fourth,
second-third semi-finals, the Jayvees
will meet Western and White.
at 76c At%ewtJlU#,
Cool - Comfortable - Clean
Cosmopolitan Cuisine
Corner of Cypress and Cornwall
BAy. «42h
Available   ab-o   for    Fraternity    function.'-:    and    €"
Banquets. Accomodation for 14'0.


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