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VOL. XXIX
VANCOUVER, B.C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1947.
No. 48
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Legion Forms Resolution
Knendins Lord's Day Act
Denying accusations that Branch 72 of the Canadian Legion
is taking the matter of the proposed concert series "lying down,"
Don Lanskail, publicity director of the university branch, introduced a resolution to amend the Lord's Day Act at a general
meeting in Brock Hall Wednesday night.
The resolution will be sent to Dominion and Provincial
parliamentary representatives.
The Lord's Day Act was evidently^
designed to prevent low forms of com
mercialized   entertainment   on   Sundays, the resolution reads.
This should not be interpreted to include cultural entertainment such as
musical concerts which raise money
for charitable or service work, it
continued.
AMENDMENT
On. these grounds the resolution asks
the Dominion government to amend
the Lord's Day Act so that Sunday
concerts can be presented, subject to
the following limitations:
1) the entertainment must be presented by a non-commercial organization; 2) the proceeds must be allocated
to charitable and service purposes; 3)
that such entertainment be of a
reasonably high standard, approved
by the Attorney-General's department or persons delegated by him.
So far the question of presenting
the concerts has not been settled, but
Legion officials say part or all the
series will be offered when every possible means has been investigated and
production is agreeable to every one.
MAJORITY
Majority   of  the  people  want   the
concerts  to  be. presented they  said,
and  this  indicated  the  minority  are
suppressing   them.   The   will   of   tho
HBJority is a "fundamental tenet" of
democracy,   they  continued.
W. N. Byers, secretary of the Lord's
' Day Act Alliance, suggested in a letter
jj% to the secretary of the Legion that the
i** concert series be presented on week
nights   so   that   there   would  be   no
division of opinion.
»        SPONSOR
Lanskail said that Legion officials
are trying to put the concerts on
under some basis or get someone to
underwrite the expenses.
Failing that, they are attempting
to have the Act revised and liberalized
through personal representation to the
provincial and dominion governments.
NFCUS FEES
Questioned on the fairness of
NFCUS fees Don MaRae said
"There is a ?50 annual assessment
for each college participating and
a per capita levy of five cents."
The Student Council considered
this to be very fair because the
budget is designed to cover costs
of surveys and to give an honorarium to a permanent secretary
who will perform all clerical work.
Council Reviews
CRC Proposals
Proposals of the Constitution Revision Committee, formed at the semiannual meeting last fall, are currently
before the Students' Council. The
proposals, with a few minor revisions,
have already been passed by the
Undergraduate Societies Committee.
Although the committee was technically formed to deal with the university constitution all its work has
been with AMS code. The report deals
with the constitution of USC, discipline regulations, and eligibility requirements for Student Council.
OBJECT
The object of USC is laid out;
"(a) To promote, direct, control, and
co-ordinate the activities of the various
undergraduate societies under the jurisdiction of the AMS.
"(b) To act as a medium through
which the undergraduate body can
effectively express their views on matters important to them as members
of the AMS."
The committee advocated a system
of proportional representation on USC
and an enlarging of that body from its
present membership of approximately
30 to 60 members.
USC RESPONSIBLE
USC would be made responsible
for campus discipline and would form
a judiciary committee of 15 members
to act as a court under the proposed
changes.
This court would have the power to
impose fines up to five dollars on
students found guilty. All sentences
would be made subject to appeal to
the Student Council.
Bill McKay, chairman of USC, termed the proposals "very sound and constructive" and stated that if the report
were carried out "a great burden
would be removed from the shoulders
of Undergraduate Society executives".
The report clarifies the definitions
used in the code and sets out the
qualifications necessary for ocicers on
the Student Council.
The Committee also proposed the
formation of an over-all athletic
Directorate with only one seat on
Council.
ROBESON ASKS FOR
LEFTIST COALITION
University of Texas Longhorn athletes led in the recent
university-wide X-ray survey at Austin, Texas. The X-ray unit
at Texas U. is the same as the one now in operation in the UBC
Health Service hut. The new type of machine takes 100 X-rays
an hour without the usual removal of clothing.
Student Service Campaign
Commences Next Tuesday
International Student Service will campaign for 8,000
dollars on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The quota, set
on the'basis of one dollar per student, is UBC's share of the
$50,000 Canadian objective.
<?>   The campus committee, under Philip
Evans, Soph member of Student Coun-
Industry Representatives
Interview Job-Seekers
Representatives from various large industries are slated
to visit this campus within the next few weeks in order to
interview students for summer employment, stated Mr. J. F.
McLean of the University Employment Bureau Thursday.
A representative of the Consolidated^-
Mining  and  Smelting  Company  will
be on the campus February 26, 27 and
28. Britannia Mines will be represented here on February 25, Canadian Industries Limited on February
17, and the British Columbia Electric
sometime within the next two weeks,
he announced.
REGISTRATION
Registration for summer jobs so far
is "very, very heavy" said Mr. McLean.
Up to Thursday noon, applications
had been filed for vacation work by
1700 male and 100 female students.
He announced there were a limited
number of summer jobs for students
who plan to go into the Royal Canadian Air Force on graduation.
STUDENT APPLICATION
Students applying for these jobs with
the air force must be in first year
Applied Science or first or second year
Arts, he s.iid. The reason for this is
that the training will carry on each
succeeding summer. Rate of pay ia $13."
a   month plus $30 risk pay.
Application forms are available at
the employment bureau and they
should bo filled out and turned into
that office soon. Air force officials intend to make their selections next
week, said Mr. MvLean.
Legion Planning
One Issue Paper
"Legionette", Canadian Legion
Branch 72's newspaper which served
the entire campus last spring and
summer during the absence of The
Ubyssey, is scheduled to make another appearance for one issue.
A special edition will be circulated by mail to all members of the
University Branch before the annual election meeting to give them
a review of Branch activities durhnr
the past year.
Incorporated in it will be highlights from the President's report,
committee reports, and reviews of
the major events of the past term.
It will also give all details regarding
the annual election of the Branch
executive, and the agenda for this
important yearly meeting. Candidates
names along with their platforms
will be published.
Pharmacists Hold
Ball February 22
Commodore Cabaret will be the
scene of the Pharmacy Ball February
22, sponsored by the Pharmacy Club.
Patrons for the dance will be Dean
and Mrs. E. L. Woods and Mrs, Phyllis Brewer, Associate Professor in
the   department   of   pharmacy.
Lenore Smith is chairman for the
dance .committee with Bob Priest,
John Cloutier and Ruth MacDonald
assisting   with   the   arrangements.
Pharmacy students may obtain
tickets from members of tlu> dance
committee,
London U Offers
New Scholarships
Applications are invited for Research fellowships founded by the
Imperial Chemical Industries and
Turner Newal Ltd. and tenable at
the  University  of  London.
cil, is planning to distribute envelopes to students at the "H.M.S. Pinafore" performance on Monday night
and all day Tuesday.
Boxes will be strategically placed
in the Quad, the Bus Stop, and at
the foot of the Caf stairs to receive
contributions during the following
hours:
Tuesduy - 11:30 'a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday       -      9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
CAMP PLAN
At Fort and Acadia Camps the donations will be received during the supper hour on the same days.    Donors
will receive a tag when ihe donations
i are received.
Other Canadian universities have
already conducted or are conducting
similar drives at the present time.
Evans declared that, "we feel one
dollar is little enough to ask from
each student. However, it should not
be felt that this is a limit as a donation o.' any size will be greatly appreciated. In view of the principles
and activities involved we hope for a
100% response from the faculty and
students of UBC."
Two fellowships, both for £600 per
annum, are offered. The first award
is for original research in inorganic
chemistry, engineering, physics and
allied subjects. The second is for research in chemistry, physics and allied subjects such as biochemistry,
colloid science, chemotherapy, engineering, metallurgy, and phamacology
ci any subject related to the study
of chemistry or physics. Persons for
this scholarship will be required to
take a limited part in teaching of
his department. Both scholarships
are tenable from October 1947.
Further information and application forms may be obtained from the
Academic Registrar, University of
London, at the Senate House, London, England, W.C.I. Applications
must be received not later than April
30,   1947.
Graduates Star In
Play, 'Angel Street1
Two University of British Columbia
graduates will star in the forthcomin
Little   Theatre    production    of   Pat
rick    Hamilton's   "Angel   Street."
Starring in the play, also known
as "Gaslight," are Aileen Colcleugh
and,Art Sager, Players Club Alumni
Other members of the cast are San
Payne, Dorothy Golclrick, and Cyn
lliia  Carter.
The play, to be directed by Vancouver actor John Bethunc, will appear from February 17 to 21. It has
received considerable favorable comment from the press. The New Yorker terms it "a masterpiece of suspense."
URS Eliminates
Record Confusion
Confusion will be eliminated from
the University Radio Society's record
library when a new filing system,
developed by sound technician Tommy Calvert, is put into operation. The
new system is a combination of th:
standard filing system and that used
at radio station CKMO.
Record titles will be typed on sep.
at ate cards, which will also list the
name of the' artist, composer, and
arranger, "Program continuity is
more easily maintained when such
information is presented at a glance,"
Calvert explained.
Lord's Day
Act Scored
In Debate
Resolved "That the Lord's Day
Act is a relic of the Puritan ago,"
was successfully defended by Perry
Millar, leader of the government, and
a resolution that the Lord's Day Act
be changed to permit cultural and
artistic performances to be held on
Sundays, was approved by students
at a Parliamentary Forum meeting in
Arts 100, yesterday noon.
Michael Creal, leader of the opposition, pointed out that "the Lord's
Day Alliance Act guarantees one day
a week in which the individual steps
cut of the fast tempo of business life
and gets relaxation."
ARGUMENTS
Main points in Millar's amendment
to the Lord's Day Act were: 1. The
Attorney-General should allow the
promotion of artistic and cultural
performances. 2, Promoters of Sunday entertainment- should prove to
the Attorney-General that their performances are of a cultural nature
?nd not for gain. 3. Professional promoters should not undertake Sunday
committments   for   commercial   gain.
Opening the debate Millar said:
"You cannot legislate the people with
respect to their morals. The laws must
be brought up to date." In his opinion
the clergy are not satisfied with the
Act as it now stands.
Other speakers from the house
made these suggestions: that tha
clergymen who oppose Sunday evening concerts attempted by the Legion
be invited to come to UBC and state
their case. Also, that a board be set
up to decide just what is meant by
"cultural  entertainment."
Speaker Backs
Med School Hope
In support of local hopes for a
medical school in British Columbia
now, Dorothy Steeves, former member
of the Legislature for North Vancouver speaking at a meeting of the campus Pharmaceutical Club Wednesday,
said that when we get a National
Health Service in Canada we will be
in need of a great many more doctors than we have at present.
"Today our worry in Canada is not
opposition to a health scheme, but to
see what kind of service can be best
adjusted to our national set-up and
scattered population." Mrs. Steeves
went on: "private enterprise in medicine has not produced good health."
She explained that a good scheme
would be based on two ideas;
pooled financial risks, and pooled
knowledge by doctors.
SUCCESSFUL
"None of the countries that have
tried using socialized medicine have
ever considered going back to the
free enterprise system." She cited
England and Russia as examples of
its success.
By CHARLES MARSHALL
Socialists the world over must unite with the communists
and learn to live with them, or pass out of existence, Paul
Robeson told more than 4,500 students in the Armory yesterday.
Speaking at the invitation of the Socialist forum Mr.
Robeson explained why he has decided to retire from the stage
for a period-of two years.
> "I am not giving up the stage completely," he said, "but I feel that the
problems of the world today are so
imperative that I can no longer remain
on the side lines."
Charters Denied
Five Minor Clubs
The status of the Communist Forum
and five other proposed minor LSE
clubs remains in doubt following the
refusal of the Faculty Committee on
Student Affairs to ratify the Student
Council minutes which approved their
charters.
Council passed six minutes last Monday night constituting the six organizations as minor clubs of the Literary
and Scientific Executive, with the
privelege of using the university's
name and crest.
COUNCIL MINUTES
FCSA, which must ratify all council
minutes before they become effective,
balked at approving charters for all
six clubs and passed the matter
on to the Faculty Council, the supreme
"legal" body for student affairs. The
question has been raised by FCSA as
to what right the Student Council
has to authorize use of the university
name and crest.
The other five clubs involved were:
Society of Microbiologists; Technocracy
Discussions Group; Democratic Forum;
Girl Guides Club; and Pre-Dental
Club.
Meanwhile, the proposed Communist
Forum has held meetings on the campus and elected as president Sid Zlot-
nik, an LLP candidate in the last
federal election.
World Government
Shown In Display
Progress towards world government
is the theme of the International Relations Council display now in the
Library.
The pyramid design symbolizes the
development of world government out
of the interest in international affairs
promoted by the IRC at the University.
United Nations is shown as an intermediate step between these two.
By stimulating interest in international relations on the campus the IRC
hopes to justify itself as the base of
the pyramid.
CLEARLY PUT
Mr. Robeson made it clear to his
audience that he was not a communist
but a socialist of the English school.
As such he feels that the problems of
minority groups the world over demand  immediate attention.
The theory that such peoples as the
Negroes, Chinese, Japanese and Indians are not able to absorb freedom
in large quantities is absurd, he said,
and pointed out how the people of
Russia in a very few years were able
to become free, when given the opportunity.
RED BOGUS
"Some American capitalists," he
continued, "would like to use .the 'red
bogus' to take over England. They
are blaming troubles everywhere on
the Russian communists,"
Robeson dislikes being pointed out
as an example of the heights to which
a negro such as himself can rise. "If
the ten million coloured people of the
United States were given real liberty,"
he said, "we would have thousands
of Marian Andersons and Dr. Carvers."
All of the things that the late
President Roosevelt worked for are
being destroyed, he feels, and this is
one of his reasons for "getting into
the fight."
DANGER OF ATTACK
The Russian, Robeson went on, is
not nearly so worried about his personal liberties as we are. He feels
certain that once the danger of attack on his country firom the outside
has been obliterated, the existing dictatorship will be relaxed.
"There is no comparison," he said,
"between Russian and Nazi fascism.
The first has as its purpose the freeing
of an oppressed people, the other desires only to enslave and persecute
minorities to make itself stronger."
ELECTIONS
Premier To Hear
AMS Officials
Four members of the Alma Mater
Society will leavs shortly for Victoria
where they hope to confer with
Premier Hart on matters concerning
the Memorial Gym Drive,
Ted Kirkpatrick. AMS president:
Don McRae, secretary; Grant Livingstone, newly-elected president of the
AMS for 1947-48; and Barbara Kels.
berg, president of the WUS, feel that
i. is necessary to familiarize the
Provinci.il Government with the circumstances under which the Gym
Drive is being conducted.
They expect to discuss financial
matters, plans for the future, and obtain some much-needed advice relating to the actual construction of
the  Gym.
UNNRA Official
Predicts Slump
Dr. Leonard C. Marsh, former Public Relations director for UNNRA in
Europe told students Wednesday that
there would be an economic depression in the future; that malnutrition
and not starvation was the main
European problem and that Canada
cculd do more to alleviate the world
food  shortage.
"Yes, I believe there will be a
major economic depression," Dr.
Marsh said in reply to a question,
"and I have the support of many
other  economists."
EUROPEAN WORK
Dr. Marsh outlined the work done
in Southern and Eastern Europe by
UNNRA. "It is not starvation that is
the complete factor in Europe," h"
stated, "the real problem is malnutrition."
"The end of UNNRA has been a
calamity in some cases," he informed
the "students. "UNNRA was brought
to an end too quickly."
In answer to a question as to
whether Canada was doing her utmost to alleviate world food shortages, Dr. Marsh stated: "I believe j
we could spare much more food if |
wc had an international conscience, j
If we were out to set an example w ■ j
could make available large qauntities j
of food for other areas, The need i-!
there," he told his audience.
Candidates for president of USC,
MAD, and WUS will speak at 12:30
p.m. in Brock Hall lounge on
Monday according to Joy Donegani,
chairman of the AMS Elections
committee.
Seconders of each candidate will
be allowed two minutes to speak.
Candidates will be allowed three
minutes.
Voting will take place on Wednesday, February 19, in the usual
places.
Candidates for the chairmanship
of LSE and WAA have been
acclaimed.
Requirements For
Award Announced
Requirements for the James C.
Cumming Scholarship, to the value
of $500, awarded annually to the
graduate of any recognized university, were announced by the Registrar's
office Thursday.
The winner will be required to
enrol in the School of Graduate
Studies at the University of Toronto
and must reside at Trinity College.
Applicants should send their academic record and the course of study
they intend to pursue at the University along with testimonials from three
people or the names of three people
who can furnish testimonials to the
college according to the statement.
Preference will be given to candidates following up studies in Humanities.
U OF C DEBATERS
MATCH HOME TEAM
Debaters from the University of California at Berkley visit
the campus Monday at 12:30 p.m. in another of the intercollegiate
contests sponsored by the Parliamentary Forum.
Don Bell and Bill Rogers of the southern school meet Grant
Livingstone and Cliff Greer of the University of British Columbia in a debate on the resolution "that control of Japan should
be taken from the United States and vested in the Security
Council of the United Nations".
Bell is taking a general course and v-
intends to enter Law. He started his
public speaking career in high school
and recently participated in the California-Stanford debate. During the
war Bell served as a navigator with
the Air Corps in the European theatre.
ECONOMICS MAJOR
Rogers is an Economics major with
lognl ambitions, His previous speaking
experience includes winning the county high school debating championship
for two years. He was in the A.S.T.P.
and the infantry during the war.
Both men have participated in a
number of debates and panel discussions before educational, 'Community,
military, and business groups in the
San Francisco Bay area,
Livingstone is the president of the
UBC branch of the Canadian Legion
and was recently elected president of
next ' year's   Student   Council.   Now
registered in third year Arts he has
participated   in   a  number  of Forum
debates and discussions.
LIVINGSTONE
As a representative of the Alma
Mater Society Livingstone took part in
the National Federation of Canadian
University Students' Conference held
during the Christmas holidays.
Greer, third year Artsman, is an
octive member of the Forum and has
organized the Forum's weekly radio
niue.'ram. Hi.s activities also include
participation in the Socialist Forum
of which he is president, and one of
the founders.
This contest will be the sixth in
.-.even days for the California speakers
who have been visiting each of the
major universities in the Pacific Northwest,
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Week-end Review
And Preview
By LEE GEDNEY
HIT THAT LINE
If ever there was a time for University of
British Columbia students to write their MLA's.
this is the time. The subject of those letters
should be "Why not a UBC medical school
now!
Represented on this campus are thousands
of votes from all provincial ridings, and no one
is more sensitive to the feelings and ambitions
of the voters of those districts than the men
who represent them in the legislature at
Victoria'
There shouldn't be any worry that the letters
will be wasted effort, for be it noted that the
campaign of the Pre-medical Society to bring
home to the members of the legislative assembly just how keenly UBC students feel
about the medical school issue is already gaining results.
For instance, with the session only a few days
old, the medical school question has brought
to the attention of the house by two private
members, who have thrown their weight behind the move to establish the school now.
Each issue pf the daily press sees more letters
printed on the topic, most of them favoring an
early start on the medical school.
The issue is becoming clearer. The ball is
rolling. Pre-meds and non pre-meds can help
by writing their MLA's today.
This week ia being a pleasantly diversified one.
It began on Sunday with the Film
Society showing of "Le Puritain." This
was a French film made in 1939 starring Jean-Louis Barrault as the puritan who commits murder to "astonish
the world" in a remarkably restrained
opening sequence.   The interplay between the murderer and the Inspector
of Police ffhally leading to the murderer's confession has a certain broad
similarity  of  outline with  the  story
of "Crime et Chatiment" shown earlier in the season, but the motives for
the crimes are subtly different.    "Le
Puritain's" star, Jean-Louis Barrault,
has   recently,   we  hear,   been   acting
Gide's prose translation  of  "Hamlet"
in Paris, in a company under his own
management.
ELECTION STATEMENTS^]
The Film Sqpiety also offers good
news for its next Sunday Show en
February 23rd, with the Steinbeck
documentary of a Mexican village
scheduled to be shown. The film,
"Forgotten Village", made in 1942,
shows the typical yet individual reactions of the villagers to the new
Health and Education regulations with
which the government tried to improve conditions. Also to be shown is
the early Hitchcock success, "The
Man Who Knew Too Much" made in
England in 1926.
For these excellent films the Film
Society charges only 50 cents for its
Saturday showings, and a silver collection on Sundays. Without this added financial support they will be unable to continue, and it only seems
fair that more of us should go and
support the efforts they are making to
bring adult film entertainment to us
at least occasionally.
talents, and energy to lead the women
of the campus in 1947-48 and I feel
honoured to second her nomination.
JOY COGHILL
YOUR ISS DOLLAR
WHAT IT WILL DO
$2.00—Will supply the notebooks and paper required for a Chinese student for
a year.
$5.00—Will buy from one to six books for European universities whose libraries
have been destroyed.
$12.00—Will provide both room and board for
month for a needy student in India.
$15.00—Will keep a tubercular student for a
week   at  the  International  Student  Sanatorium in Leysin,
or Switzerland.
—Will furnish food for one month for an
undernourished Italian student.
$25.00—Will pay the tuition for one semester
for a refugee student in Sweden
Switzerland.
$10-$35.00—Will provide a food parcel for a
hungry student.
$500.00—Will equip a modest student kitchen
for cheap, nutritious meals.
$720.00—Will provide sanatorium care for a
tubercular student for one year.
$800.00—Will feed fifty students for one month.
$l,000-$5,000—Will operate for one year one
student centre (dependent on size)
in China, with facilities for cheap
meals,   bathing,   warmth,   light,
study, recreation, self-help.
$5,000—Will provide and equip a student centre
in Europe.
—Will equip a sizeable student kitchen
and dining room in Europe.
$40.00—Will support a debilitated student for
one month in a rehabilitation centre.
$60.00—Will provide a two-month stay for a
French student at the Combloux
Rehabilitation Centre.
$15.00—Will maintain a modest student centre
in China for one month.
—Will grant a National Reconstruction
Scholarship in China.
$350-$500.00—Will establish a living co-op in
India adequate for room and board
for 25 to 50 students.
$480.00—Will maintain one room for one year
in a student rehabilitation centre.
WHERE IT WILL GO
I. Asia.
A. National student relief programmes:
(1) China
(i) raised by National Student Relief Council for work in China
 37.00%
(ii) other sources   0.05'/,''
(2) New fields   2.00%
India, Burma Philippines, Indonesia, Japan
(3) Reserve for emergency  3.00%
II. Europe.
A. National student relief programmes....
 17.00'%'
Particular emphasis on Poland, Hungary,
Yugoslavia, Greece, Austria and other
countries.
B. Tubercular students in national and in
ternational sanatoria  18.00''?
C. Uprooted students  10.00r?
Displaced students, refugees, POW's.
D. International student rehabilitation pro
gramme   2.00%
E. Studies and conference on economic and
social problems of students
  0.05%
F. International education (Travel aid for
study abroad, educational travel,
conferences)     0.05%
G. Reserve for emergency  4.85%
III. Administration   6.00%
Tuesday of this week brought Trudi
Schoop's ballet, "Barbara", and a more
entertainingly  satiric evening I cannot   even   imagine.     Certainly   Miss
Schoop's choreography took every advantage  of  the  possibilities afforded
her for mimic caricature of the false
surface values of our civilization. She
was especially adept in the chtweo-
graphy for the "Fashion Salon", where
poor  Barbara's efforts to please the
customers sadly and  inimitably  fail,
and in the party sequence of Barbara's
debut as a dancer where she again
fails.  The "Jazz Singer" in this scene,
Vol! Geiler, was really marvellous as
well as being as cute as a blonde kitten.   She underscored her satiric rendition with a well-aimed hip, and the
other dancers with remarkably disjointed movements seemed to be able
to get  inside the skin of the  caco-
phonic soul of modem jazz dancing.
And to end this week there is Mr.
Robeson with us out here in the Armory Friday noon and Saturday
night.
Last minute notes and digressions:
1. Wandered round Galloway-Dorbills
bookstore the other day and found
two things long searched for, Mark
Rutherford's early socialist novel,
"Revolution in Tanners' Lane" and
his "Autobiography." They remain
temporarily   unread,   Owing  To  Cir-
After this double defeat Barbara
goes home to stay, until she realizes
the impossibility of doing so. Again
here Voli Geiler, this time in demure
jeune fille pink with a sash and a
bow in her hair, made an enormous
hit with her "Young Sister Singing
For Fiance" routine, The only thing
I've seen as good as this are Susan
Moody's wonderful vignettes.
Barbara goes away again, meets an
artist who paints her as a clown and
reveals her essentially comic genius to
her, and the ballet-comedy ends with
a vaudeville program in which Barbara, The Dancing Clown, appears.
The whole thing was beautifully precise and witty, and we liked it all,
but the character with us liked best
a certain Mile. Blanche Aubry, with
the red wig, the beautiful long legs,
and the slender feet in high, high
heels.
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cumstances Beyond Our Control, to
wit, Lectures and Assignments, but
are available in anticipation of those
delightful days to come in May and
June.
2. Recent Art Gallery announcements include that of a late February
show by Jack Shadbolt, February 25th
to March 16th; and that of a lecture
by Professor Roy Daniells there on
Friday, February 28th, on "Names and
Labels." This is the 4th lecture in the
series, "Art and Society."
PEGGY AVELING
In seconding Peggy Aveling's norn.
ination for President of WUS I am
assured of her ability to carry out
this office as she has carried out
many other responsible positions.
She has had one year's experience on
WUS as president of second year
Arts. As president of the Vancouver
Inter-Club Hi-Y and through part-
time work at the YWCA Peggy has
gained a great deal of organizing
ability.
RUBY DUNLOP
NORA CLARKE
Nora Clarke has shown an interest
in university and particularly women's affairs since her freshman year.
She proved her ability as '45 freshette representative and was elected
2nd year arts representative in '46.
This year she was well known as
Vice-president of WUS where she
headed the Red Cross and Social
Committees and as press agent for the
Beauty Contest. Nora was recently
elected vice-president of Delta Sigma Pi women's honour sorority.
Nora   Clarke   has   the   experience,
USC
ROSEMARY HODGINS
USC chairmanship requires a person familiar with campus affairs.
Rosemary's diversified career at
UBC makes her the logical choice for
this position.
Her experience includes: service
on the previous Revision Committee,
associate editor of The Ubyssey, editor of this year's Tillieum, current
secretary of the LSE, Parliamentary
forum executor for three years, and
third women McGoun Cup debater,
Rosemary merits the office, and I
feel sure she would administer it
successfully and add further spirit,
imagination and energy to the new
Students'  Council.
DAVID   WILLIAMS
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West Point Grey Branch: Sasamat and Tenth—E. J. SCHIEDEL, Manager
Over 600 students were helped with courses and scholarships last year through the offices of the International Student's
Service in Rome, Paris, London, Stockholm and Geneva.
Several thousands of refugee students also received additional help in counselling and in language classes to prepare
them for the countries to which they are emigrating.
students, helped by the relief % ■	
100.00%
Letters To The Editor
UNPRACTICAL
Dear Sir:
The Newman Club's idea of a
"Censorship Committee" to avoid unpleasant publicity, sounds like unpractical theology to me!
The only unpleasant publicity the
Chorus received came from Father
Chaloner. Now tell me how will a
University committee apply censorship to this annuaLly active gentleman and his annoying, anti-sockil
actions?
Incidentally the publicity wasn't
really unpleasant, it was humorous;
most types of ignorance are humorous. Besides people no longei pay n
great deal of attention to the unpleasant opinions of graduates in
theology. Or as the saying goes, we
musn't let the church stand in the
way of Christianity. And above all,
let us not have anyone stand in the
vay of more pubLicity for UBC.
God bless the Chorus!  For further
information see your latest "Time."
BERGE ELGAARD.
COMPLAINS
Dear Sir:
Must wo my longer ho subjected to
the vacuous vapouring;; of the puppy
Remnant which appears from time to
time in your paper? The majority of
your readers ure weary of his rant-
ings; still others obtain, perhaps, some
slight  -degree    of    amusement    *-om
them; but there is no doubt that a few,
as ignorant as, if not more ignorant
than, the scribbler himself (if indeed,
such persons could possibly exist),
may acquire a considerable mass of
entirely erroneous ideas by innocently
sucking in and seriously believing the
utter bilge that pours so freely from
this  pseudo- intellectual's pen.
The literary standard of The Ubyssey has of late noticeably deteriorated,
anu if the editorial authorities hava
any desire to improve such standard,
it would be wise to begin with a general house-cleaning of your columnists, with young Remnant as an "A"
priority. I am willing to lead the
roading public in donating a sum
wherewith to purchase for this callow
youth a towel, in order that he may
dry behind his ears.
J. W. WALSH.
Editor's Note:   Thank you. Next question, please.
DOUBTS
Dear Sir:
I thought we were living in u
Christian country but I am gradually
getting many doubts about it. The
blasphemy which I have seen in The
Ubyssey (article by Les Bewloy) and
which I heard a professor use before
his class, certainly are anti-Christian,
I don't think that Les Bewloy or the
professor were intending to hurt anybody's  feelings  but the  fact-  is  that
God and Jesus Christ mean everything
to some of us. No person likes to
hear a friend's name used in contempt.
Therefore, I protest this blasphemy,
especially because it is used by those
who do not know the Lord Jesus
Christ.
H. COWPER.
NOTICE
PRESIDENT WRITES
I first learned of the work of ISS
shdrtly after World War I. I knew it
intimately when I was in Europe in
the 1920's, I know something of its
plans at the present ime. On the
basis of this experience I warmly
commend it to the students and faculty at the University of British Columbia. I hope that they will give it
generous support. It has done much
in the past for the unfortunate students in the countries devastated by
war and it is continuing this good
work in the present emergency.
DR. N. A. M. MACKENZIE
NOTICE
Nominations for executive positions
in UBC Branch 72 are now open.
Nomination period closes February
2(5. Complete details in Tuesday's
Ubyssey.
Three _.
and refugee department of ISS during
the war years, have been serving as
interpreters at the Nuremberg trials.
• *      •
Over 3,000 peasants and workers and
enrolled in the fifteen peoples' colleges
established in university towns in
Hungary last year.
• •      •
Over 270 textbooks in German,
French and English were recently received by the Biological Research Institute at Tihany, Hungary, as part of
the intellectual relief program of ISS.
• •      •
Karl Brunner, Rector of Innsbruch
University, Austria, reported to ISS
that the average daily food consumption by students this winter has been
only 1200 calories.
In response to a desperate appeal
from Innsbruch University, Austria,
ISS at Geneva dispatched several tons
of nutritious food in addition to half-
a-ton of sugar and X-ray films for TB
examinations.
* *      *
Over 50 percent of the students in
Poland receive government grants
from 500 zloti ($5) to 2,000 zloti (120)
monthly. ISS secretaries estimated
over 80 percent of the students must
work at least eight hours a day apart
from their studies, in order to live.
* *      *
Elizabeth Pothan, ISS representative
in South-East Asia, reports student
conditions in Indonesia are wretched
and tragic. They live in temporary
shelters and huts and among heaps
of ruins, and eat what they happen
to pick up for the day.
Snwkz
BRITISH
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MEETINGS
International Relations Club meeting
Tuesday, February 1, at 12:30 p.m.
in Hut L 2, Discussion on World
Government,
The Current Affairs Discussion Group
will hold their weekly meeting in
Arts 203 on Monday at 12:30 p.m.
Everybody welcome.
NOTICES
If "Sour Grapes" will send his name
in to the editor, The Ubyssey will
print his letter about being clipped.
Etchings of English country scones
and buildings will be on display at
the Gables Sunday from 3 p.m. to
6 p.m.
Sponsored by the UBC Art and
Cultural Centre, the etchings, by the
English artist Maude Sharpe, will
travel  from  here   to  Victoria  in  the
near future.
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Ushers for the Paul Robeson concert
are to be at the Armories at 7:15 p.m.
tonight to receive intsructions and
programs,
UBC has received notice that a
third-year UBC medical student,
Norman "Bob" Cordlclgfe (or
Coartley), has left a text-book at
the home of Miss Helen Brown
of Toronto.
It is believed that Cordleigh, an
ex-RCAF officer, lives in one of
tho veterans' camps.   He is asked
to contact Miss Brown at 75 Nairn
Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
Cordleigh is to write Miss Brown
soon as the Browns are moving to
a different address.
LOST
A. W. Faber Electrical Engineers' slide
rule in Hut L 1, Arts 100, or Arts 101.
Please   return   to   AMS   or   phone
1    KErr. 0604 R.
VERY SATISFYING
VERY NOURISHING
_ Italian Hostel
BY 1920 CONDITIONS
By DON ROBERTSON
The International Student Service is a product of the first
World War, necessitated by the same problems that now face
the students of the world.
The organization Was originally the European Student Relief Committee which was created by the World Student Christian Federation in 1920. In 1926 it became an autonomous body.
During the period between the wars<^-
ISS  developed   a  triple  program  of
relief. Relief was given those students who fled from persecution in
Nazi Germany from oppression in
other countries. International eduction was carried on through university
people from all parts of the world.
Research was undertaken on the
overcrowding of universities, health
services were conducted, and publications on these topics were circulated.
RELIEF NEED
On the outbreak of war in Europe
in 1939, the major need was for relief. ISS combined its effort with those
of the World's Student Christian Fellowship and the Pax Romana in jointly organizing the European Student
Relief Fund. Prisoners of war, ref-
fugees and students were aided by
the expenditure of more than $2,500,000,
ISS kept alive their other activities
through small international conferences held in Switzerland and elsewhere. The Reasearch Department
continued to collect and distribute
information to students in occupied
and unoccupied countries.
CONFERENCES
Two conferences have been held
since the cessation of the war, one
in France during 1945 to bring together students of occupied countries
and Anglo-Saxon students for the
first time in six years.
An active and constructive ISS program was the product of the second
conference in Cambridge, England in
1946. Representatives from all Ave
continents met to discuss and form
new  policies*for  university life.
The main purpose of the ISS program is to be the greatest possible
aid to the university world, used
by any student organization.
World Student Relief, of which the
ISS is a part, has estimated the minimum need of students of the world
resulting from the war, to be $5,000,000
for 1946-47. The WSR has issued an
appeal for only $2,000,000 or less than
half this amount.
Shortages
Harass
Czechs
In this sun-strewn scene, a group of students at Rocca di
Papa hostel south of Rome, Italy, are shown talking with Miss
Ruth Young, of Smith College, U.S.A., who has devoted her
sabbatical year to work in Rome on behalf of ISS.
After   more   than   fiv, of
absence,   students   of   Cze. /akia
are returning to their UKi^trsities.
Conditions however are not as they
used to be and many undergraduates
are finding even bare existence extremely difficult.
Shortages of all kinds harass the
war-^eary students who find food,
clothing and books almost unobtainable at any price. Even fuel is hard
to get and some have had to substitute
as miners to keep their lecture rooms
heated.
The war wholly cut off Czechoslovakia from the outside world and there
was no communication of new scientific work. The libraries which ale intact are now almost obsolete.
STUDENT INCREASE
Adced to other difficulties is a tre-
mend >us increase of students (from
20,000 to 65,000) which involves a proportional lack of books and other
teaching equipment. Students feel,
however, that studying material is
more important than anything else
and although they lack clothing or
sufficient nourishment, books take pre-
cidence in relief supplies.
Intellectual needs being the greatest,
the World Student Relief Committee
concrns itself chiefly with meeting
these problems. Two kinds of help are
given; the securing of foreign and
Chechoslovakian scientific literature
and admissions to foreign universities.
Since all students cannot be provided with literature, available books
have been collected in libraries and
reading rooms of Prague, Brno and
Bratislava.
TUBERCULOSIS
Another matter of prime importance
is the problem of tubercular students
of which there are a dangerously large
number. Some have been sent to
foreign sanitoriums but the immedi-
_J__/___J&_M__i ate need is so Sreat that the Czecho-
MADELAINE DIDIER Slovakia Ministry of Health is building
ISS European Hostels
Aid Displaced Students
By ROBIN FARR
In all its wide activities, the most interesting and the most
significant single experiment in which the International Student
Service is engaged, is the establishment of international student
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Hostel Shelters
French Student
Madelaine Didier is a typical stud,
ent who receives income from the
large International Student Service
hostel at Combloux in southern
France. Madelaine took an active
part in the resistance movement, in
which her husband was a group
leader   during  the   occupation  years.
Her husband was finally captured,
taken to Germany and executed,
while Madelaine was dispatched to
a prison camp at Ravensbruck.
In 1945, suffering from a nervous
breakdown, Madelaine returned to
France, and entered the ISS home
for a rest period before continuing
her' course  in dental surgery.
Appeal Will Aid
Chinese Students
One-fifth of the $2,500,000 goal of
the Canadian Aid to China Fund will
be devoted to sending Chinese students to Canada for post-graduate
studies.
Upon completion of their studios,
these students will return to China
to apply their broadened knowledge
to problems in their own coutry.
Dr. Norman MacKenzie, executive
member of the Canadian Aid to
China Fund, has lent his assistance
to the campaign. The Chinese Vars-
IIy Club and other university organizations are giving their support to
help nuko British Columbia's pari
of this campaign a success.
Remainder of the campaign subscriptions will be user! tor emergency
relief providing goods and materials,
including medicines, food, and clothing, bought in Canada, will be distributed in China by a committee
of   resident   Canadians.
a student sanitorium. Special accomodations are being made to take care of
students from more devastated countries, as a means of expressing thanks
for aid given to Czech students.
When time and funds permit WRS
is to send in materials for bodily comfort. During the first three months of
1946, goods to the value of 15,000 francs
were being shipped to Czechoslovokia.
Such things as cheese, condensed milk,
shoes and medical supplies helped to
ease the lot of needy students.
AMS President
Receives Award
Edward T. Kirkpatrick, Student
Council president, will be presented
with the Engineering Institute of
Canada award for 1946, at the annual
meeting of the Institute in the York
Room, Hotel Georgia, Monday, February 17 at 8 p.m.
The meeting is the annual student
night and prizes will be awarded to
the best of the following student
speakers, F. J. Andrew, A, G. Fletcher unci R. Pillman.
The Institute urges all members to
attend as student night is one of the
outstanding meetings of each year.
McRae, Harwood
Attend Congress
Campus delegates to the second
Pacific Northwest College Congress
ere Don McRae and Bob Harwood.
Tho PNCC is an organization do •
sirned to give students a voice1 in
world affairs. After last year's congress two of the delgatea were selected to present the Congress's reel utians to  the  United  Nations.
This year discussions will centre
around a survey of tile United Nations and  its agencies.
Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is to be
| one  of  the  principal  speakers.
centres.
Four of these centres have already
been established in China, France,
England and Italy, and more will be
projected as the student hostel
scheme develops. These ISS sponsored homes admit students who have
suffered mentally or physically
through their activities In underground and resistance movements,
and aid them to regain normal university life.
From the confusion and turmoil
of Europe and Asia, students in the
hostels know the comfort and relief,
incomprehensible to most Canadian
students, of security and of treatment
as individuals who seem to count for
something  in   the  world.
DESPERATE
The Italian hostel is situated at
Rocca di Papa, south of Rome, in one
of the most desperate relief areas in
Europe. In this region, where the
fight for existence is almost animal,
even the provision of food and shelter in the ISS home is an indescribable luxury.
Formerly the hostel was a fashionable resort hotel, standing on the site
of the ancient fortress of the Popes,
within view of the rooftops of Rome.
The hostel accomodates sixty students for  periods  of  one  month.  The
time is just long enough to give sick
students an encouragement in a
friendly atmosphere of rest and recuperation which they so desperately require,
APPLICATIONS
The flood of applications for the
hostel, from every Italian university
necessitates limiting the period in
the home to one month. Recently, an
Italian student committed suicide,
when he was compelled to leave the
home at the end of hts month in
order to allow another student to
take his place. Once the security of
the house was denied him, there
seemed to be nothing more for his
life outside the hostel.
The commonplace comforts of a
clean room and certain meals is sufficient pleasure and relaxation from
worry for these students. Many of
the Italian and the DP students in
the home reflect their growing interest and their mental and physical
recovery  in artistic worR.
TALENT
Some are talented musicians and,
as the weeks go by, they spend longer
end longer hours over the piano,
Others go out to the hillside to
sketch on rough pads, using only a
straw and a bottle of ink for equipment.
The walls of the dining room of
the hc»«se are hung with portraits in
oils which the students have done of
DANCE IN BROCK
WILL AID ISS
Dancing tonight In Brock Hall
will be one way students may aid the
current ISS drive for funds, state
Phrateres members. Phrateres is
sponsoring 1he post-basketball dance
and proceeds of the admission—$1.00
per couple, will help make up the
UBC quota $8,000. Frank Nightingale's orchestra will supply the music, The smack bar will be open during
the evening.
one another. One student at the home
began, in his first week, to paint with
sombre colours depicting gloomy
scenes, As the weeks went on, the
colours which he used brightened,
and the scenes became more pleasant,
reflecting his outlook, as his attitude
of mind improved. •
DIET
The students' ability to make the
best of all the facilities, however
meagre, which they possess is heroic.
Even the pleasure of decent and regular meals is a luxury that they had
almost fogotten. The meals are always simple. Their breakfast is hot
goat's mflk and bread, a typical
'.unch is black soup, one potato ar.u
two sardines, and an average supoer
is soup, boiled grass, macaroni and ?
pear.
Probably never again will the .work
be so valuable, urgent, and immediately rewarding as it is today in
supplying a month's security and
steady diet to students who would
not otherwise have these things. In
the future, the ISS will develop exchange systems between Rocca di
Papa and similar student centres established elsewhere in Europe, with
organized study tours from Canadian
universities. Then the hostel, which
has been created in the emergency
of relief, will become an actively
functioning international student
centre.
ISS Estimates
Minimum Needs
Minimum needs for relief In the
university field have been estimated
by International Student Service at
twenty-one million Swiss francs for
next year; but necessity has limited
this to approximately five million
francs, of $2,125,000, On this basis a
program has been designed to enter
every campus within its twenty-five
participating nations.
Relief is amongst the topmost items
on the list. In 1947 the emphasis will
be shifted from the countries of Western Europe, already on the way to
recovery, to Eastern Europe, China,
Burma, and Indonesia. To achieve
this aim, ISS is continuing its collaboration with World's Student
Christian Federation and Pax Romana, organized under World Student
Relief.
CONFERENCES
International education also stands
high on the list and three annual
conferences   have   been   planned   to
a
develop this idea. Scheduled are a
European regional conference at
Prague, a North American regional
conference in the United States, and
a South-East Asia regional conference. In addition the Annual Conference in the summer of 1947 will
be held in Denmark. Canada's Invitation was declined due to financial
problems encountered.
The educational program includes
student houses, international cultural centres, exchanges and study
tours, An exchange of fifty Dutch
and Canadian students is being negotiated. The eventual aim 1_ a
chance for every Canadian student
to study abroad for a year.
RESEARCH
ISS carries on research on international university problems and the
accumulated information is periodically released through reviews, bulletins and other publications.
The program will be extended this
year to Germany, Spanish democrats
in exile, India, with a special effort
to further its principals in the United
States.
THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, February 15,1947.  Page 3.
Necdy^Chinese Students
Receive HelplFrom ISS
Student life in China has been aided greatly by the International Student Service according to pamphlets and bulletins
released by the ISS.
The ISS student centre at Shapingpa is of major importance
as a cultural center. In spite of a teaching staff problem at this
center due to a constant shifting of student workers to liberated
areas, the Chinese are extremely willing to learn. At Shapingpa
the number of persons using the library and reading room
numbered 25,961 for six month period, although most were
forced to read by candlelight. *  ,lTh	
LETTERS
A Czech boy, eighteen year sold,
In the eighth grade of grammar
school wants to correspond with
Canadian students. Further particulars may be obtained from
Philip Evans in the AMS office.
Italian Youth
Makes Appeal
The following is an extract from
one of the many appeals received in
the national office of ISS In Toronto
from across the Atlantic.
Messina, Sicily.
Gentle Sirs, Professors and Students:
... It is an Italian youth who writes.
Ic is a man who requests help, whom
fortune has thwarted. Already you
have done much throughout the entire
population of the globe in relief work
and  we  are  sincerely  grateful	
Poverty has made it necessary for me
to abandon my studies in the second
year of pharmacy. I have been looking
in vain for work so that I could con
tinue my studies part-time . . . Cost
of living has gone up; books cannot
be bought, nor can clothes; and my
lather's small pension is used for the
dire necessities of life. I cannot even
pay my examination fees. . . . Professors and colleagues come to my
help. Vincent Russo.
Messina, Sicily.
Shapingpa is also an industrial center. The ISS establishment gives conducted tours of the various factories
and mills, the international Broadcasting Station, and an oil refinery. Reports of each tour are published in the
university "wall" newspaper.
NECESSARY
Several wall newspapers formerly
appeared in the town, but the paper
produced by the National Central
University is the only one remaining.
The ISS regard the newspaper as a
necessary instrument for mass education, the social and editorial sections
please the majority of the people,
while the cartoons are enjoyed by
the illiterate.
The ISS China Committee, in order
to aid needy students, set up three
mass education schools near the National Temporary University in Nanking.
One hundred and twenty needy students were enlisted to teach at these
three schools. An average of $8,000
(Chinese) was paid to each teacher
each month. Later nine full time student teachers were appointed to the
three schools.
The ISS also sponsored, with another relief body, a summer English ,
class in 1946. The teaching staff was
paid on the hourly basis at $3,000
(Chinese) for professors and $2,000
for assistants.
EXPANSION
The Yenan Student Sanatorium at
Lia-Chia-Pa in 1940 consisted of 14
remodelled caves and 4 rooms. Now
with the support of the ISS and other
agencies the sanatorium has expanded
to 47 caves and 18 rooms rising in ten
stories. The sanatorium at present
cares for over 60 patients, who are
able to study in the hospital reading
rooms.
sanatorium still needs all
kinds of equipment," read the reports
of the doctors. "Even the most elementary  things   are   needed."
OIL FOR THE LAMPS
In order to aid students in their
studies, ISS presented the Tsunyi
Student Relief Committee with a grant
of over $3,0000,000 (Chinese) to buy oil
for lamps. Lamps are the only means
of light available at the Checklang
University at Tsunyi. Oil costs the
university about $1,400 (Chinese) per
month,
ISS through China is working for the
reestablishment    of    education    and
culture.
A Chinese student, Miss
Hwang eats rice with a group
of other refugee students. Miss
Hwang was a student at Ling-
man Universtiy which was overrun by the Japanese.
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the ocarina .... for there has arrived on this campus an
athletic idea that is the cause for intelligent rejoicing. It is not
a new idea as far as western universities are concerned, but it
is a "freshman" in this prairie province.
Maury Van Vliet, Director of Physical Education, gave an
indication of it at the Golden Bear basketball banquet last week.
It involves Green and Gold athletic teams crossing the border
for competition with American Alma Maters and return engagements being played here.
The Golden Bear grid machine of 1947 has been placed
on the schedule of the Montana School of Mines at Butte. Only
dates of the proposed series remains to be arranged. On February 11 the first American basketball quintet to perform on the
Alberta campus will go in against the Western Intercollegiate
Basketball champions, the Golden Bears. On the 26th of Groundhog's Month the Golden Bear hoopsters will take to the airway:;
.... Montana bound. While in the southern state the Alber-
tans will play the Montana School of Mines in Butte . . .
Billings Polytechnic in Billings .... and eastern Montana
Normal, also in Billings.
ROOM FOR EXPANSION
It is not difficult to envisage Alberta teams meeting squads
from "Yankeeland" in other sports besides basketball and football. For instance, Maury Van Vliet has a Utopian dream of
something big in tennis. It is a dream which involves a gala
net tournament in Vancouver, with participants from the three
prairie colleges, British Columbia, and U's in the Pacific North
West Conference.
Similar tournament for golf is not beyond the reach of imagination. An international links show on the beautiful Capilano
course at the coast ... no small thing, cousins.
Nor is it beyond the power of fond dreams to "see"
Alberta boxing, wrestling, hockey, cross country, and skiing
teams competing with American collegiate athletes. With air
travel being what it is today, time is a small consideration for
the jaunts involved. In a financial way such ventures would pay
off because of stimulated spectator interest.
A SMART MOVE, YET
There are those on the campus who consider Prof. Van Vliet
and his assistants "milky in the filbert" for going across the
border for athletic competition. However, Manitoba and British
Columbia have stacked up successfully against Stars and Stripes
competition this year . . . and in other years . . . and we could
easily be doing the same. If Alberta is to come out of the
athletic backwoods ... if she is to give her athletes competition
from which they can learn how the game should be played . . .
she must go south of the border for top-flight competition. We
are not too small to go big time.
It is becoming increasingly apparent that international athletics is no small factor in the development of harmonious world
relations. The Olympic Games, the Pan America Games, and the
Davis Cup matches are but a few of the gala sporting events that
will lead to a better understanding among nations. Alberta is
in a position not only to enlarge her own scope by participating
against American teams, but also to play a part in international
good will. International athletics can become a magic parable of
unity between nations . . . making our own effort a worthy one.
BEARCATS MEET THUNDERBIRDS TONIGHT
UBC, Willamette Hoop Squads
Play Second Conference Tilt
Saturday, February 15,1947.
LAURIE DYER, Sports Editor.
Associate:   Chick Turner; Assistant: Hal Tennant.
Reporters This Issue—Nev Tompkins, Dave Barker, Ned Larsen, Ron Freudiger
McGeer, Comparelli Run
For MAD Chairmanship
Seconders for Pat McGeer and Dave Comparelli, candidates
for the presidency of the Men's Athletic Directorate at UBC
have outlined their nominee's campaign platforms. Comparelli,
seconded by Fred Joplin, and McGeer, seconded by Harry
Franklin, were the only men to enter the candidate race before
the deadline at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
 * PAT MCGEER
FISH AND GAME
PUT UNDER MAD
BY AMS MOTION
The Fish and Game Club has been
placed under MAD because much of Its
activity is in the sports field. The
dub gives instruction in fly-tying
and the making of fishing rods as
well as showing films and giving lectures on sporting activities.
A turkey shoot Is to be held Saturday in the Rifle Range in the basement of the Arts building at 1:30 p.m.
Prizes are to be ■ Ave 18-pound turkeys. ..Tickets, which are SO cento,
may be had from Club members.
Boxers, Wrestlers Must Get
Medics OK Before Fighting
The following boxers and wrestlers
who plan to enter the Intramural
boxing and wrestling tournament on
March 7 must definitely report at
the following times for medical re-
checks on Wednesday, February 19,
from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Art Beaumont, W.D. Campbell, Dan
Oliver, C. Bakony, Ron Waters, Bob
Blackhall, Walt Gray, Ray Wensink,
Jim Casey, K. H. Johnson, J. Melville,
Bill Moscovitz, Eric Cardinall, Ole
Olafson, J. A. Girvin, R. Mitchell,
I Sprinkling.
The following men must report on
the same day, Wednesday Februray
19, between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. for
their medical rechecks.
R. D. Darnall, Jack Blackhall,, Bert
Horwood, D. L. Alexander, R. Hermann, Robert Liverant, John Inglis,
Phil Olson, J. Miltmore, Pete IBasaraba,
R. Owen, D. Codville, N. Babb, John
Pavelich,   Jack   Nelson,   Pete   Greer,
cinu Herb Capozzi.
MAKE APPOINTMENTS
The lollowing men must make appointments at the Health Centre for
complete medicals before Wednesday
February 19. They must state that they
are entering the entramural tournament in order to be cleared before
the beginning of preliminary bouts
on Monday, February 24.
Terry Field, Don Johnson, Johnny
Granda, P. J. Worthington, George
Wilkie, J. W. Bryant, D. M. Teporten,
L. J. Turner, F. N. Johnson, Ray Bos-
sley, Don Alexander, Gordon Peterson, Nate Kalensky, Norm Moffat,
Mack Chatwin, Dmitri Goulebef, Ray
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Willamette Loses
Three Top Stars
There is no doubt about it that
the Willamette hoopla squad that is
visiting the campus this weekend
_ not up to its original strength.
Three of their first string men have
been lost since the beginning of the
new semester last week.
Two of the Bearcats' stalwarts
have left the University and the
third was hit by the "outside team"
ruling. Al McRae and Scotty Sebum
were the two lads who have left
school and Frank Page was disqualified from play as he was playing
fcr  an  outside  team.
Page was playing on the Willamette squad and was also playing
for another team in the city league.
Although the Willamette squad was
not in competition with the league
which Page was playing for, the
was fined and told that he could no
longer repressnt the University in
athletics.
The ruling is somewhat similar to
the much-discussed Article XXIV
of the UBC Constitution which
states that no UBC student can play
for an outside team without written
permission from the Men's Athleti-j
Directorate. The MAD cannot grant
such permission unless the man has
turned out for a University team
and has not been accepted to represent the University.
The Willamette ruling is somewhat
stiffer in that it does not matter
whether or not the University is in
competition in the league in which
the athlete wishes to play.
Although the WJIlamiette squad
has suffered a great set-back in
losing these three men, they arc
still capable of putting up e good
fight against the UBC squad in the
two game series this weekend, according to hoop moguls.
Fish, Game Club
In Turkey Shoot
The Fish and Game Club opens
their first main competition of the
year today when they enter a turkey
shoot in the COTC rifle range this
afternoon.
The Women's Rifle Club has also
entered the competition by sending
about twenty members to try their
luck against the men in the Fish and
Game Club.
There will ba five turkeys offered
as prizes and fifteen punmen will
b.; shooting for each bird. Judging
for the contest, will be on grouping.
The winner will have to have the
best grouping in five shots in order
to "get the bird".
Since the women in the Rifle Club
have b.'en practicing steadily and
have been racking up some pretty
fair scores, many of the boys have
their fears about the outcome of th ?
event. The traditional "Battle of the
Sexes" will thus take place again,
but  this  time they'll   be  using  rifles.
It is indeed a privilege to be seconder to th? nomination of "Pat"
McGeer for President of Men's Ath-
Ktic Association, Besides being an
athletic, his academic record is a first
class average in pure science. "Pat"
has shown his administration abilities
—previously developed as head of
athletics at Magoe High School, by
coaching last year's intermediate
basketball team. "Pat" realizes a successfully directed intercollegiate athletic program leads to a healthy spirit
in and toward university.
HARRY J. FRANKLIN
DAVE COMPARELLI
I support Dave Comparelli, first
year Law student, for president of
MAA (Chairman of MAD), because
of his extensive interest and expsri-
ence in .university activities, especially athletics. His four years at UBC
have earned him the reputation of
being one of the best informed sports
authorities on the campus. His many
activities include sports writing
(Ubyssey Bronze award), managing
soccer (Big Block award), and two
years on the MAD, last year as
senior manager and this year as
treasurer.
FRED  JOPLIN
NEV MUNROE
. IN ACTION TONIGHT
Macintosh Named
WAA Head Again
In accordance with election regulations, Pat Macintosh was acclaimed
president cf the Women's Athletic
Association Wednesday after no other
nominations for the positions had been
received by election officils before
the 5:00 p.m. deadline.
By virtue of her acclamation, Miss
Macintosh, who has been serving as
WAA prexy during the current year,
i« now slated to put in a second consecutive term in office. As president
of WAA she automatically gains a seat
on the AMS council, as well as acting
chairman of the woman athletes' executive.
STARS AT HOOP
Her athletic interests, however.are
not confined to discussion meetings,
for the Senior hoop star has been
making quite a name for herself on
the maplecourts this season as well as
attending her course in physical education.
A graduate of Burnaby South high
school, Miss Macintosh is attempting
at present to wedge a double degree
in Arts and physical education in
between her numberous extra cur-
ricular activities.
In high school she starred in basket
ball and track, as well as grass hockey,
i game she played for UBC for two
years.
Bob Osborne will lead his Thunderbird hoopla charges
forth to battle again tonight as the 'Birdmen are scheduled 1o
meet the Bearcats from Willamette in the second of a two-game
series at the UBC gym. The first game of the twin bill was
played last night.
The 'Birdmen will be fighting to maintain their second place
standing in the Conference loop and also to keep within hailing
distance of the leading Coyotes of Idaho.
VARSITY AQUAMEN BATTLE
CPS AT TAC0MA TONIGHT
Varsity's intercollegiate sports picture will be widened one
more notch over the weekend as the recently-chosen swimming
team raises the curtain on the 1947 season tonight against the
College of Puget Sound Loggers. The dual gala slated for 8:00
p.m. at the Stadium High School Pool at Tacoma will be the
first of its kind for the Blue and Gold natators in the Pacific
Northwest Conference.
Coach Doug Whittle led his eight-<^
man squad down to the Washington
This series follows a week's lay-off
as far as the Thunderbirds are concerned after a heavy road schedule
last week in which the local squad
managed only one win in their four
starts.
Two of these losses were against the
powerful Idaho quintet who, by virtue of the double win, took over sole
possession of the Conference top rung.
Meanwhile the Bearcats have had a
busy week as they played the College
of Puget Sound Loggers in a midweek series that became a fight for
third place in the standings. The
twin win for the Loggers left them
firmly entrenched in third slot with
the Bearcats trailing close behind.
MOYLS SCOUTS
UBC's Graduate Manager of Athletics, Luke Moyls, has just returned
from Tacoma where he watched the
Willamette and College of Puget Sound
squads work out. His mission was
two-fold in that he was acting as an
ambassador for sport from UBC and
was also taking a look at the two
teams that the Blue and Gold has yet
to play.
The power of the Logger quintet was
quite in evidence according to Moyls
as he told the press that "CPS have
rapidly developed their team into a
leading contender. Although chances
are slim that they will win the
championship, they may well prove
to be the major threat to the 'Birds'
on second place."
Following are the Conference standings as of Thursday of this week.
CONFERENCE STANDINGS
W L   Pet.
$-
Idaho 6 0
UBC 7 3
Puget Sound  6 4
Linfield   5 4
Willamette  3 5
Lewis &i Clark 3 5
Pacific  U 2 5
Whitman  2 5
1.000
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.600
.555
.375
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.286
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city early this morning, and in an
exclusive interview with the Ubyssey
he admitted that he had a strong team,
and that the outcome could favor the
Canadian University.
On the UBC roster are some of the
Province's topflight splash artists,
led by Jimmy Hawthorne and Hall Bro-
die, two widely touted performers.
Managing the squad and also making
th? bus trip, is George Darby, Swimming Club prexy, and one of the university representatives on th?
C.A.S.A.
FREESTYLE ARTISTS
Handling the freestyle chores tonight will be captain Bob Mar-shall,
Brodie, Don Morrison, and Bob Stangroom, the four comprising a nlay
squad that should go the 200 yard
route in 1:06. Brodie will probably
get the nod for the 50 yard freestyle
berth, while the 100 yard distance
will fall to Bob Marshall.
BREASTROKE
Butterfly artists in the breastroke
division, Hawthorne and Fred Oxenbury should provide powerful opposition for the Americans as both
boys get the 50 yard route in under
34 seconds.
Dick Ellis and Lew Atwell are the
Varsity backstroke titlists, and their
dorsal performances slash the 50 yard
distance to a 31 second time.
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Grass Hockey Men
Vie For Top Spot
The two top teams of the Vancouver Men's Grass Hockey League,
Varsity and UBC, wil be out Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. to decide
who will hold the league leading
position.
The UBC squad to date has been
able to keep one jump ahead of th:
Varsity eleven and wreck their
chances to attain the top slot in the
league.
The UBC squad has a good record
of six wins with only one loss and
one draw behind them. The Varsity
team has not been quite so fortunate for they have incurred three
losses while winning five tilts.
In the other city league game also
scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. the
two league trailers, Vancouver and
North Shore will meet.
Here are the league standings
P   W   L   D   Points
Inter A Hoopmen
Lose To Valley's
After a gruelling car ride to Chil-
liwack, over the rather bumpy Cariboo highway Wednesday night, Varsity Inter A's succumbed to the sharp
shooting of the Chilliwack Senior B
team, "Valley's."
The fate of the game hung in the
valance until the last few minutss,
when the Valley's rang up two baskets that put them over the top, and
sunk the college hoopmen 32-29.
The Valley's concentrate on a fast
breaking type of ball, that makes
every demand on the players, and
calls for plenty of substitutes. In
the absence of coach Jack Pomfret,
who was busy helping Meralomas
clown the Laurie quintat, manager
Leonard Cuthill, took over the
oaching duties.
Coach Cuthill was very pleased
with the results of the game, considering that the Valley's are a Senior B aggregation.
Soccermen Meet
Chinese Sunday
Weather permitting, the Vancouver
and District soccer schemes have
matched the powerful Varsity aggregation against the winless Chinese
Athletics in what moguls figure may
advance the Varsity cause by two
points and possibly tie the Blue and
Gold with South Hill for the league
lead. The Hillers have been matched
against the Grandview Legion squad,
however, and this contest is expected
to allow them to retain that two point
margin without overly exerting themselves.
In an effort to put a little life and
spirit in the Chinese attack the game
has been scheduled for Sunday at
Powell Street Grounds where the
team's cheering section can gain easy
access to the park and exercise their
respective vocal chords.
ONE TIE
In league play, the luckless Chinese
team has only been able to manage
c-ne tie and has had more goals
scored against it par game than
any other team. In the last game
between these two squads there was a
near riot as the Penderrfitreet players
debated the wiseness of several of the
referee's decisions. Horace Lear has
been named to handle this Sabbath
Day struggle.   Game time is 2 p.m.
In the second division the UBC Blue-
shirts will do battle with Norquay at
tihe latter's home field on Saturday at
2:30 p.m.
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