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The Ubyssey Jan 28, 1944

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 Bibbs, Porteous
Submit Names
• NOMINATIONS are now completed for the forthcoming
Presidential elections to be held Wednesday, February
2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Auditorium foyer. Stu
Porteous, third year commerce student, and Dick Bibbs,
fourth year chemical engineering student, are the only
Voting for all offices will be by
tha preferential system.  Students
will state their first and second
Campaign speeches will be conducted Monday at 13:30 in the
Auditorium. The candidate will
apeak for five minutes and his
seconder will also be allowed five
A complete statement of platforms will be published in Tuesday's Ubyssey.
Harry Curran, ill charge of election arrangements, stated that all
students should make an effort to
attend tha meeting, to enable them
to make an Intelligent veto.
Noarinattons for treasurer meat
bo in by February 1 Waa-nariwi
floe tha remainder of the pasitieni
arast be to by February t.
AU candidates are reminded
of tha rules about posters.
Posters for president may be
II X II maximum.
Nominee for treasurer may have
a poster II X U at foot of Caf,
all others must bo 14 X II. AU
other campaign posters must be
# "IOLANTHE," chosen as their
annual Spring production oy
tha Musical Society, la gradually
beginning to take shape under tha
constant rehearsals by the cast
and stage crew.
Tickets for the show are being
sold at the Auditorium box-office,
opposite the administration building and by Mussoc members.
Students who wish to purchase
them for friends or relatives are
advised to do so soon, in order to
avoid disappointment.
Make-up class meets Wednesday
at 6:00 p.m. as planned, and rehearsals are continuing as usual.
The Glee Club ls holding a
meeting in Ap. Sc. 100 at 13:30
today. Everyone interested ls
welcome. Watch the notice board
for further developments.
Band Seeks
Vocalist On
• MAESTRO Micelli of the Air-
farce Band which recently
played for the Red Cross Ball Pep
Meet has announced that the Band
is casting its eyes around the campus in search of a co-ed vocalist
Evidently Impressed by the
musical abilities of the Arabian
chorus, Fit. Sgt. Micelli plans to
hold auditions at Varsity some
time next month.
All local talent Is urged to sign
up now at the AMS office. Murdo
Mackenzie, LSE chief, will arrange
the auditions.
Cards of Application for
Graduation are Included in the
registration booklet of the senior years and were filled In by
most students at the time of
registration. In order to ensure
that complete and correct information is available for the
engraving of the diplomas and
the mailing of the invitations
will students In Fourth Year
Arts, Fourth Ycar Commerce
and Fifth Year Applied Science
please call at the Registrar's
office to verify the following
Full  and  correct  spelling of
name for diploma.
Correct   mailing   address  for
Invitations   and   other   information    r c    graduation
Any  students  taking  double
courses and expecting to come
up   for   a   degree   this   spring
should also check to make sure
that their application is on file
and   gives   thc   necessary   information.
Ladner, Mrs.
Speak Today
well-known Vancouver
civil .lawyer, and Mrs. Laura
Jamieson, CCF member of
the Provincial Parliament,
will be the guest speakers at1
a general student meeting
this Friday noon, January
28, in Arts 100, sponsored by
the Social Problems Club.
First of a now series of discussions on current affairs, tha topic
of the meeting will be "Have We
Democracy in Canada Today?"
The question wul be discussed
from the racial, tha political, and
tho economic points of view.
French Canada and tha Oriental situation are the main points
of the race question, while tha
political aspect will concern the
record of the King Government in
the war, and the Intrepretations
of the various political parties of
democracy ln general and Canadian democracy in particular.
Leon Ladner, who wiU represent
the "right" point of view, has
practiced civU and corporation
law here for a number of years.
His family are Vancouver
pioneers; it was for his father that
Ladner, on the Fraser River, was
named. He is weU known ln ail
local business and 'financial
for  the
CCF party, will give a "left" Interpretation of the topic. Mrs,
Jamieson spoke at a meeting of
the Cosmopolitan Club here last
fall on the occasion of International Students Day, and is known
to many on the campus. Gordon
Bertram, Vice-President of the
Social Problems Cub, will be in
the chair.
Day Nursery Class
Observes Children
In Child Welfare
examinations administered to
pre-school age children at the
child welfare station form part of
the second term war-work course
of the University Day Nursery
Thirty girls in the course are
being instructed by Miss Chodat
o! the Metropolitan Health Nursing Service.
The girls in the course spend
six hours of their twenty-six
prescribed war work hours observing children ln the three to
five years age group.
No. 27
• MUCH OF THE credit for the success of the Red Cross
Ball goes to hard-working Anne DuMoulin, above, chairman of the general committee, who has spent many a sleepless
night this last month worrying over the annual charity event,
the biggest of the year for UBC. To all the other tireless
members of the committee, who each contributed greatly to
the "best yet" of UBC's Red Cross benefits, also goes a
hearty thanks from the University.
Leads In "Dover Road"
•   LEADING ROLES for "Dover Road", Players Club
forthcoming spring production, have been won by Allen
Ainsworth and Don Chutter. Casting is as yet incomplete,
and tryouts for supporting parts are continuing this week.
The comedy centres around an
inn kept by an eccentric old
gentleman, Allen Ainsworth, with
a hobby of patching up matrimonial tangles by forcing couples
travelling along the Dover Road on
their way to France, to spend a
week at his inn.
There they see each other In
the most unromantlc of situations.
He is aided in his nefarious
schemes by Dominic, his Perfect
Valet. What happens when a husband and wife meet at the inn,
each with 'a mate-to-be, produces
a hilarious mix-up and highly
amusing situations.
"Dover Road", by A. A. Milne,
is directed by Mrs. A. G. Graham,
weU known voice and dramatic
teacher.   Director  of  last  year's
play "The Rogue In Bed", she also
directed "Arsenic and Old Lace", a
Little Theatre production.
Tentative dates for "Dover Road"
are March 15, 18, 17, and 18.
Grad Class Photo
Deadline On Feb. 6
• DEADLINE for Grad Class
photos to be taken at Artona
Studios, is February 5.
If any member of the Grad
Class has not had their photo
taken by Artona by that date,
they will not be included ln the
Grad Issue.
Students are asked to return
selected proofs as soon as possible.
They are also asked to wear suitable dress for the picture.
Freshmen To
Try Victoria
•   TRYOUTS for  the  freshman
debate with Victoria will be
held at 3:30 on Monday, January
31, in the stage room of the Brock.
The subject for the debate is
"Resolved, that modern advertising
is harmful." Students wishing to
take part in the debate must give
an address of approximately five
mihutea in duration on either
side of the topic.
Judges for the tryouts will be
Professors Wood and Crumb, and
Forum prexy Jack Hetherington.
Two teams from each university will take part this year. The
debate will be held on Wednesday,
February 9, both hare and lnVlc-
toria. It will be held here in the
stage room in the Brock.
The decision to double the number of students taking part waa
ntade in consideration of the unusually large number of UBC
freshman wishing to participate.
It may be necessary for Victoria
to use one second year student to
fill but their teams.
Boat fare for the students going
to Victoria will be paid by the
Tea Dance
Starts Off
ISS Week
• I.S.S. Week will get oft
to a big start next Monday with the introduction of
the new Varsity Dance "Orchestra at a Tea Dance in
the Brock at 3 p.m. This
dance will be free of charge.
The committee ln charge, with
full support of the Students Council and the War Aid Council, haa
prepared a full program to arouse
student interest in their major project to raise flSOO for "International Student Service" for student
prisoners of war, and internees.
The money will be raised through
the sale of tags. There will be
two types sold at different times
of the week, at fifty cents each.
Hare are the eventa as planned:
MONDAY-3:00-8:00 Tea Dance.
TUESDAY-13:S0 Film Showing.
WEDNESDAY - 13:30  Penny
Drive and Auction Sale.
THURSDAY-18:30 Mamooks Pep
Meet with Varsity Dance Orch.
FRIDAY-13:30 Auction Sale in
FRIDAY-7:30   Basketball,   Victoria RCAF vs. Varsity in the
9:00-1:00 Big Block Club Dance
in Brock with Dave McLellan's
• FJNAL action has been taken
in  the   Conference   Question.
Council, at last Monday's meeting
decided to aet up a committee to
choose the delegates,
Students wishing for a position
on the delegation must submit
their application to tha eecretary
no later than January II.
Tha committee will be set up
January 31 and will consist of
three students and three members
of the faculty. Candidates will be
chosen on the basis of a personal
The topic is "Tha place of tha
University in the Post War World."
There wul bt six round table discussions.
Set Co*ed On
Extra Day
• SILENCE,   secrecy  and   suspense  surrounds  the coming
WUS Leap Year frolic. The dance
v. ill be held In the Brook, February 39, from 9 to 1 o'clock and
will be Informal.
Phyllis Bishop, president of
WUS, and Joan Fischer, president
of Phrateres, will collaborate on
the gigantic extravaganza as tha
Phraterians will not be having
their annual Co-Ed this spring.
The theme will be along tha
traditional Sadie Hawkins' Day
line, but no definite arrangements
have been made aa yet. Watch
your UBYSSEY for further details.
VCU Holds
M.Sc.,  London,  England,  will
be the main speaker at the Inter-
College Conference sponsored by
the University of British Columbia Christian Fellowship Union to
be held at the Burrard Inlet
Bible Camp on January 38 to 30.
The Fellowship group will be
host to The University Christian
Union of the University of Washington and of Victoria CoUege.
Three ot the staff members of
the' Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship will also speak. They are
Miss Alice Reld, Seattle; Miss
Kathie Scroggie, Victoria; and
Miss Cathie NlcoU, Vancouver.
Extinction Of Strasbourg University Related
EDITOR'S NOTE: From reports
we have received through underground organizations from students
of all Occupied Europe, we see
that this Is only the beginning.
Students have been made to suffer brutal atrqcltles under Hitlerite Europe. To aid them, as fellow
students, we at UBC should give
to our fullest extent in the coming I.S.S. (International Student
Service) campaign.
As the German authorities in
occupied countries feel their grasp
over the unwilling slaves slipping,
a ruthless and intensified persecution of leaders and the intellectual
elite  mounts.
After weeks of effort, M. Vienot,
who spent some three years in the
French "underground" and who is
now in London In charge of coordinating all information coming
out of France, has compiled the
full details of the shocking efforts
made to destroy the University of
Strasburg on November 25 of 1943.
The University of Strasburg was
moved   to   Clermont-Ferrand   In
1939 at the outbreak of the war.
At 10 o'clock on the morning of
November 25, the building on Garnet avenue which had been turned
over to the University, began to be
encircled by German troops. Inside the professors were ln the
middle of their lectures. An hour
lf.ter, as the classes finished, the
teachers Informed the students
that it was forbiddln for anyone
to leave the building as the German soldiers, armed with tommy-
guns and revolvers were advancing from all directions. The words
were hardly spoken when the soldiers entered and ordered til tho
students and teachers into tiie
large assembly hall on the main
floor, At 11:15 some 500 persons
were present. The Germans gave
a sharp order for all to raise their
arms and remain absolutely still.
At each window the machine-guas
had been placed in position. Thc
loom was extremely cold and the
students who had no opportunity
to   put  on   their  oveivoats,   were
obliged to remain rigid and shivering for nearly an hour.
At noon the professors were ordered to leave the room—arms always above their heads—and once
In the hall the students were told
to follow. They were devided Into
two groups—one to the right and
the other to the left. This operation was directed by a young
pro-German student named Math-
ieu assisted by a German girl student (planted in the University as
nn informer), wearing a fur coat.
All the members of the University of Strasbourg except four
teachers were sent to the left, the
teachers and pupils of th University of Clermont-Ferrand to the
right. A third group was made up
of Jews and foreigners.
At the same time, Professor
Dangean, rector of the University
from the German police officers
who burst Into the room after
breaking the door with kicks.
They were armed with tommy-
guns. The rector followed them
inio th hall asking what had hap
pened. He was accompanied by
Professor Collomb who received a
harsh order to raise his hands.
He turned in surprise, and the
German, furious, mowed him
down with machine-gun bullets.
In the hall, all the students and
professors were searched and then
forced into trucks which were
waiting outside. They were taken
to the barracks of the 92nd regiment and there parked in the
courtyard where they were forced
to remain several hours. More
and more students arrived,
brought in from the university library, the law school, the faculty
of theology and so forth. Due to
the extreme celd, several of the
elderly professors fainted.
At seven o'clock in the evening
the students and teachers were
herded into the barracks and a
close examination of identity papers followed.
Always under the direction of
Mathieu and the German girl student, the police divided those
held into two groups, one of which
was to be liberated later.  Among
those arrested were, Kirrmann,
professor of chemistry; Kayer,
medicine; Froster, dean of the
faculty of medicine; Scremoouk-
hov, lecturer In Russian; Unbe-
gaum, director of the Institute of
Slav Studies; Yvon, professor of
science; Chabotty, mathematics.
Licmerowitz, mathematics, as well
as Sabron, Eppel, Houey and others, all of the University of Strasbourg. In all 98 students and 11
or 12 professors were arrested.
Eppel, professor of Theology, was
seriously wounded by a gestapo
agent who arrested him at his
home. He suffered nine intestln-
a1 perforations and died December 2.
There followed a thorough
search of all the university of
Strasbourg buildings, particularly the library where evry book
was examined. As the students
and teachers of the university
were assembled a Gestapo agent
on guard shouted at them: "This
time the University of Strasbourg
is really dead!" Friday. January 28, 1944
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Now Is The Time
It's hawji to say, but it seems that there
will be an ISS Week held soon, and also
some elections for president of the Alma
Mater Society of the University of British
Columbia. Confusion again about bookings
has arisen, but it is fairly sale to say that
they will both be held sometime soon.
Just which wiU come first had not been
decided at the time of writing, but in case
tiie elections are given precedence because
of certain constitutional rulings, there are
a few matters which we would call to tne
minds of the students.
The first deals with their choice for
president of tiie Society. We do not propose
to advocate one certain candidate as your
choice for the office, but there are several
points which should be considered before
tiie ballot is marked.
Naturally, a point of major importance
is the ability and experience of the candidate.
He should have previous training in executive positions, and should have an intimate
knowledge of the problems which face student government on this eampus.
Perhaps not so essential to the efficient
handling of the university's business, but
definitely ah asset in promoting tiie univers
ity both to tiie students and to the general
public, is a pleasant personality and ease in
handling students.
The position of president is not an easy
one. It requires that the student devote
every spare hour on his timetable to work in
the office or in connection with it.
In the event that any undertaking of
the Society fails, the onus is laid upon the
shoulders of the Council, and in the main,
upon the shoulders of the president. Any
person who accepts a public office cannot
expect to please all the students. There will
always be those who complain. The Ubyssey
can usually find something to complain of in
every issue of the paper.
Accepting the presidency means that the
person must attend summer school to lighten
his course for the following year, To compensate for this time lost when he might be
working to pay his fees, the AMS pays his
year's tuition for him. This is not a wage
for the services rendered, but a means of
ensuring that the president will devote as
much time as possible to his office during
the regular session. i
Consider the matter well, and then vote
upon your choice. But VOTE!!
Idltor, tha UBYSSEY,
Dear Madam,
Mr, Id irown, in his column,
"lHragTamma,'' in tha January 31
Upfe Of the UBYSSBY has are-
tod the Impression that tha forthcoming Mock parliament it to be
a slap-stl* firce. On the contrary, while every attempt la being executed to keep the affair
from being dull, ho thought of
devoting- thf occasion to a po-
longacl comedy has ever bean entertained.
Tha executive od tha Parliamentary forum have mprsand, their
*_*» to maka the Mock Parlia
ment a wall-balanced affair by the
following recommendations:
(1) The bills presented, the
discussion on tha bills, and the
conduct of tha House should be
sufficiently serious to do credit
to the Club and to the University.
(3) The imphasU must, however,
be placed on entertainment.
The Parliamentary forum ia a
debating society and as moat
people become vocal over political questions, politics have been
chtpen m a medium ef public
Jim Clamant
The Editor,
Dear Madam,
Could you Inform us why the
Varsity Orchestra wasn't playing
at tha Red Cross Pep Meet!
Having heard them practising
several times a weak we would
enjoy hearing and seeing them on
tha staff once in a while. They
have aa much on the ball as any
orchestra in town. Furthermore,
wa talk about the lack of Var-ty
spirit: hare's a bunch who have
Varsity spirit and than tome.
What encouragement are they receiving?
Maurice Olover,
Wilf Peteriaude,
Barnard dotation.
The editorial ftaff of the Grad Issue announce
a GALA PHOTO CONTEST for all campus
shutter-bugs, with valuable prizes.
1st Prize $5.00
2nd Prize $3.00
3rd Prize $2.00
Hundreds of photot have been taken about the
university this year. Here it a chance for all UBC
film addicts to see their photographic works of art
published and rake in a little extra cash at the same
time. Prize winning shots will be included in this
year's Grad Issue.
1. All entries must be in the hands of the editorial
board by February 9, 1944.
2. All prints must by 5 X 7 inches in size on glossy
3. All prize-winning photographs will become the
property of the publications board.
4. Submit as many photographs as desired.
5. Pictures must be of any events, persons, activities
taken during the 1944 term (i.e. General UBC
interest) or of the University itself.
6. Any names, details, etc., must be written on the
back of each print along with the NAME AND
ADDRESS of the photographer and the type of
camera used.
7. The contest is open to amateur photographers
8. Photos must be submitted in envelopes or other
covers that will afford adequate protection.
9. Address all entries to: Photo Contest Editor,
Publications Board,
Brock Hall.
by tho Stu-
Board of tha
of tha Uni-
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Senior Editors
Tuesday Editor .... John Tom Scott
Friday Editor _ Virginia Hammltt
News Manager ... Morion Dundas
Sports Editor Chuck Clarldge
Qrad. Issue Editor ..Denis Blunden
CUP Editor Cal Whitehead
Staff Photographer — Art Jones
Staff Cartoonist Buzz Walker
Pub Secretary Anne Dewdney
Anne Dewdney, Orahame
Thompson, Kan Weaver, Don Ferguson, Bruce Bewail.
Nancy Macdonald, Diana Bamp-
ton, Marian Ball, John Oram, Bill
Jim Schatx
Nancy Pittman, Helen Worth,
Bob Weber, Betty Stacey, Bob
Armstrong, Harry Castillou, Aud-
ley Garrard, Roy Lowther, Yvonne
Bartholomew, Qerry Adams.
Donng Meldrum, Peggy Wilkin-
WA, Ernie Ray, Luke Ifejfc
• A Yesr A|o
S POST-WAR Reconstruction is
the debate topic for ihe McGoun Cup debates. Las Carbert
•nd Dick Bibbs will defend UBC's
right to the McGoun Cup against
a team front Manitoba ... Another
apicy, modern, fast comedy,
"Oeorge and Margaret*" if thf
newly disclosed spring production
choice of tht Flayer's Club, substituted for the previously announced "Hay Fever" by Noel
Coward . . . "Satan's Frolic," will
be the appropriate theme of this
> ear's annual Science Ball, The
affair is being held at the Commodore Cabaret, February 10 , . .
Students will elect the new president of the Student's Council,
Feb. 17. John Carson calls for
nominations immediately. It is
rumored that he wants a woman
president . . , During the pa at
month fifty more names have
been added to the list of UBC students who have left their books
to join active service . . . The
Musical Society is losing no time
in carrying forward its preparations for the forthcoming presentation of "The Pirates of Penzance."
LETTERS CLUB: Meeting of all
members to Arts 106 at 11:10 on
Wednesday, February 2nd. Applications for membership will be
considered from fourth year girls,
and 3rd and 4th year boys to fill
one vacancy. Address applications
to Secretary Muriel 'McDlarmid,
Arts Letter Rack by Tuesday, February 1.
Join the Picobac Frattrnlty. It means
pleasant hours in every day—hours o! mild,
cool sweet converse with a pipe—that com*
panion which enlivens company and tm»
riches solitude.
Crown Prince Olaf
Receives Honorary
Degree at Toronto
t TORONTO, January 19, (CU
P). Wearing tha scarlet gown
of an honorary degree over his
uniform of an Air Vice Marshall
ln thf Royal Norwegian Air Force,
Crpwn Prince Olaf of Norway
received an honorary Doctor of
Laws degree ft f special convocation of tha University of Toronto-
Sir William Mulock, Chancellor
of tha University, on the eve of
hit cnf hundredth birthday, conferred tha degree.
NOTICE; Mr. Aubrey Roberta,
editor of the News Herald, will
speak to the publications board
tomorrow at 3:30. All pubsters out!
Pleas* arrive before 8:30 to discuss
transportation for tha Pub Party.
Swimming Pool
January 29th
7:30 P.M.
Come on out Girls rot*
a real evening o! film.
B__t-_IS i
Special student rate on presentation
of your student's pass.
In Technicolor
Dorothy Lamour, Dick
Powell, Victor Moore In
plus Chester Morris in
Cary Grant, John
Garfield In
plus Added Shorts
John Garfield, Maureen
O'Hara In
plus "The 7th Victim"
Have a Coca-Cola ■Welcome home.Big Boy
. or how to be friendly with a Yank
The greeting Welcome home, hig hoy is understood all over
the Dominion. Just as friendly in its meaning are the
words Have a "Coke" spoken on both sides of the border.
It's a phrase that speaks of goodwill in Ottawa as in
Chicago. Yes, around the globe Coca-Cola stands for
the pause that rtfrnht$—% symbol of friendliness.
Vancouver .B.C. Friday, January 28, XUi   '  	
Enthusiastic Students
Ask For Further Talks
* STUDENTS who wish to discuss further the questions
raised at the Religion and Life discussions will be able to
do so at the post-conference discussions to be held in the
near future.
At a meeting held ln the Mildred Brock Boom last Monday a      __________________________
committee composed of Les Thomas, David Franklin and Ron
Grantham was appointed to handle
the details.
"It is the intention of the present committee," said David Franklin, "to take up the various aspects which were hinted at during
the Conference." He said that students all over the Campus have
expressed the view that the Conference speakers only souched the
surface in their talks.
It is felt that an opportunity
should be given to the students to
express their ideas and clear up
any difficulties they may have as
a result of tha Conference.
Ihe students' attitude to this
undertaking haa been most enthusiastic. One student said,
"Mahy of the ideas were not at
all clearly presented at the conference—they call for clarification."
Pate Three
by g. w.
AMS Office
Of fen Many
• FACfUlTO offered fey
ft* AMS offae to itw-
denli h§ye nst been smb-
iently recognized, in tho
opinion of Bod Whyte,
Council prexy.
Be annouaofdato tho Ubyssey
that students may find the follow-
Ing facilities available: stamps and
mailbox, arfftf and ptna for salf
whan available, a public addreaj
system and place te leave notice*,
student passes issued, complete fllf
of all students, the lost and founc,
an AMS notice board containing
minutes of Council meetings and
official announcements, the employment bureau, atrip deposits,
room bookings, duplicating machine, messages for clubs, Club
memberships, and popular records
which can be borrowed.
Clubs which transact all business through the office, enjoy the
use of a free phone, typewriter,
and mail box. Also, anyone having definite business may use the
typewriter on request.
THE silky strokes you
get from MIRADO'S
smooth lead will make
you purr like a contented cat. You won't
be irritated by broken
Eoints. MIRADO will
e off your mind and on
the job—always. It's
more than a pleasure, its
a real economy.
Sc eoch—lest In quantities
Certified with a money back
guarantee in every dozen.
Clinic Asks
• MORE than 40 Varsity
students have volunteered their blood to the Vancouver Blood Donor Clinic
since September, 1043, and
61 are expected to go down
this month. litis means that
a scant one-twenty-fifth of
the student body has given
its blood for this humanitarian cause.
njsw outvie
Several campus organizations,
such as Phrateres, have gone down
as a group, but very few individual students have found an extra
hour to give less than a pint of
their blood.
■the Clinic has started a new
drive to swell the plasma bank as
they are urgently in need of new
donors. War casualties are mounting and blood plasma ia more in
demand than ever before.
The requirements are .very
simple. You must be eighteen or
over, in good health, and ab)e to
spare one hour every three or
four months to donate your Wood-
A certain diet mu*t he followed
on the morning previous to yotir
visit, but further details may be
obtained by calling the Clinic at
MArine 4041.
Registration for new donors
goaf on m day and ns* applicants
will be welcome.
with Mary Ann
• WE KNOW you had a wonderful time amidst the gaiety
and colours of the Red Cross Ball
but now it's time to think about
pleasing your Scienceman lover on
February 10. Wearing his colours
is complimentary to him and
worn with white or vivid contrasts, it will form a picture in
his memory long to be remembered ... at a Party Caucus meeting the other day at which a
blonde D. O. Pubster sat ln, the
question came up about introducing a bill on girdles. When it
v/as referred to her opinion she
refused to comment oi\ tho
grounds that she wouldn't know
as she doesn't wear one ... go
all the way with glamour and be
your most intriguing self. Open
house on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the studio ot Lydia Margaret Lawrence, 315 Arts and Crafts
building at 576 Seymour will help
you to find some new and suitable
ideas for draping yourself in enchantment for the Engineers'
Spring Offensive.
O RAE-SON'S Mezzanine Floor
is featuring another thrilling
selection of afternoon shoes, dear
to a co-ed's heart. One very smart
model with a high heel has an
open toe and heel with a widn
corded bow. It comes in black in
suede and patent leather ... a
prominent Zete, now In the A.F.,
got burned again, hot coffee
poured down his neck in one of
those Kerrisdale roadhouses . . .
also In suede and patent leather
come open toe and heel sandals.
Black In both leathers, and brown
In the suede. Sandals are foot-
flattering for any but the most
Informal occasion. The standard
Mezzanine Floor price is just
$7.95 . . . MUS prexy is wearing
his Phi Kap pin himself again,
but we bet lt was fun while it
NOTICE: The Mathematics Club
will meet Monday, January 31, 8
p.m., at the home of Dr. Nowlan,
1669 Allison Road. Dr. Jennings
will speak on "Quaternions."
LOST: One Waterman's pen,
grey. Clip missing. T. K. Fisher
on side. Will finder please phone
ALma 2113.
• ONE OF the best time
passers I know of is that
minor mayhem known as the
chem lab.
The chem lab, for the benefit
of those who have never been
killed ln one, is a time honoured
institution invented for the worthy purpose of reducing the surplus of science students.
Here a group of merry citizens
gather each afternoon from 3:30
to 0 to amuse themselves smashing thermometers, exploding bun-
sen burners, concocting evil smelling mixtures, and generally making life interesting for the lab instructors.
Needless to say, the student
who destroys the most equipment
during the year is given the best
In order to see to lt that students behave themselves like well
trained little maniacs, a system of
demerits has been devised whereby offenders may be punished.
Penalties are, ln part, as follows.
For throwing acid in partners
face, one demerit (for wasting
add). For beating same over head
with ring stand, two demerits
(for possible damage to stand).
For breaking teat tube, ten demerits. For aaking question of Instructor, twenty • five demerits.
For getting correct result in ex-*
perlment, ISO demerits.
Thus it can he seen that only
those students who attend strictly
to the crap game in he corner
have a chance of passing.
Labs are run on a partnership
oasis. This if so that U one person makes a mistake the instructor can penalize three. The main
virtue of having partners is that
there ia always someone willing to
borrow  your  last  sheet  of   lib
Actually, though, partners have
their uses. Tajtf the classic example of the iatorview between
the Instructor and the character!
leaning idly against the fide
Instructor — 'Tiniahed already!
What were your results?"
Characters—"We don't knew
yet, our boy is still working them
Hoods are provided for use in
experiments where piosonous gas
is generated. These hoods are
large boxes, complete with gas
jets (which can't De turned on,
except when they can't be turned
off), and water taps (which can't
be turned off, »xcept when they
can't be turned on). The front
of the hood (which can be raised,
If caught in a good mood), ls
equipped with a large airtight
window, with a few panes removed to give a better view.
At one end of the lab are some
small ovens, used for toasting
marshmallows, which are the last
word in simplicity, efficiency, and
explodabllity. (The ovens, not the
The technique of lighting one of
these small arsons would put any
animal trainer to shame,
First, you sneak up on the oven,
using all possible cover, and sieze
the burner by the tail, pulling it
free from the oven proper. litis
ii a comparatively simple operation, as the oven is still in a dormant state and can do very little
Next, you point the burner
carefully at the person next to
you, making allowance for wind
direction, and apply a flame of
some sort to the mouth. At tho
same time you turn on the gas
with your free hand. Nothing
happens. You turn the gas further. Still nothing happens. Disgusted you turn the gas on full.
The machine coughs mildly, twice,
and erupts In your face.
Your next move Is to turn on
the air until the flame becomes
transparent. You turn it on slowly. Nothing happens. You turn it
farther. The flame becomes transparent, alright. In fact, it becomes
Now you lose your temper. No
miserable piece of metal like that
is going to browbeat you (you
think). You build a large bonfire
in front of the burner and turn
both jets on full.
That's all, brother!
Living somewhere in the lab is
a small colony of rare animals
known as thermometers. These
bashful creatures make their appearance  about   once   every   two
months, Just when no one is par-i
tlcularly interested in seeing them.
During their long stay in the
lab they have endeared themselves, somehow, to the lab instructors, a queer brand of animal
ln their own right, and consquent-
ly must be treated with the great,
est respect.
Unfortunately they are rather
brittle characters, and are somewhat inclined to break in two at
short notice. Lab instructors object very much to this practise
and issue dire threats as to what
will happen to those who tamper
with their darlings.
A thermometer was broken in
our lab a few weeks ago. Neither
the person who broke it, nor any
member of his section has been
seen since.
High spot of the day is when
you turn ln your results.
You lay your reports hopefully
on the table, meanwhile shoving
your product guiltily into an inconspicuous position, and smile
sweetly at the instructor. He is
not deceived. He has had a hard
day, and he is ln an ugly mood
Moreover he has been through
this many times already. He peers
closely at your chrystals.
"Pretty good yield, eh," he
You smile proudly. Hope ia returning. "Yes sir" you chirp
He turns the crystals over with
his finger. "Hmm," he says suspiciously, "howM you dry 'em?'
'%t, uh," you stammer unhappily, "why we just put them over
the bunsen."
CouncU WUl Discuss
Physical Education Dept.
• COUNCIL WILL listen to a discussion of the proposed
Department of Physical Education by Mr. Maury Van
Vliet and Miss Gertrude Moore on Monday night. Whether or
not Council will take action and continue the investigation
remains to be seen.
"Hmm," repeats thf Instructor,
crushing a crystal under his
thumb. "Klnda crumbly crystals,"
he remarks critically, "batter try
another drug store."
Oh well, you didn't really want
to take science anyhow.
Thespians To Visit
Pat Bay Next Month
f TWELVE Intrepid theapians
will forsake thf drees Room
an February I to visit the RCAF
camp at Patricia Bay, according to
latest Player's Gub plans.
With them will go the immortal
melodrama. "Curse You, Jack Dalton," and that bit of Jabez gen-
ious: "Her Scienceman Lover."
Vice-president Jean Christie is
organizing the tour which will be
sponsored by the YMCA.
H. Curran
Takes Ball
Pic Case
• HAROLD A. CURRAN, Sherlock Holmes of the campus,
took out the magnifying glass and
briar pipe Monday as he returned to the campus, to begin a
scientific search for the secret admirers of two ball queen nominees who absconded with three pictures of the beauties sometlmo
last week.
Blinking slightly at the strange
white light of the outdoor world,
from behind red spots, Curran
the cop immediately interviewed
the young ladies, who tearfully
told him of their loas.
Taenia Fleming, candidate of
Delta Oamma sorority, found her
total loss amounted to $16 Two
of her expensive glamour pictures
had been removed by the silent
Don Juans.
Lorna Shields, Oamma Phi Beta's brunette charmer, was missing One of her pictures ani figured the monetary Ion at fl.
The two girls, both anxloua to
have then* pictures returned, have,
made a fervent plea to The Ubyssey to remind the love-stricken
thieves that the pictures cost
money and are hard to replace.
The students who took the pictures are promised a sweet little
reward from Lorna and Taenia
if they will return the plcturfe to
them or leave same at the AMS
Action Pictures
Presented Tuesday
• SEVEK action-packed reels pf
film portraying the part played
by the Fighting French forces In
this war will be presented by the
Varsity FUm Society next Tuesday, February 1, at 12:30 in the
Short films on the Fighting
French Navy, The Resurectlon
(invasion of Belgium), Under Tho
Cross of Lorraine, Patrovllle en
Mer, and Bir Hacheim (North Africa) will be shown.
The 138,000.00 proposition will
supply the groundwork for a revised Physical Education department and will make possible the
purchase of much needed equipment. A new program could be
built around the department and
the possibility of organizing
courses leading to a degree in
Physical Education is imminent.
At present anyone working toward a career in PJC. must take a
regular Arts course and supplement his studies .with a rigorous
physical training course.
This means that these students
have to devote the greater part of
their extracurricular time in physical work, making a very heavy
program which is likely to discourage the most interested stu-
Monday, January 31st
at 6 p.m.
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Entry In-^neUltor Mn7U.
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"nothing attempted, nothing
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and ending with 'Til bet
tttefs Wiliif. K-doao Jt
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You must be a itftetored
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Send it to:—
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iNooaPostATto a«f may tero. Page Four
Friday, January 28, 1944
McKechnie Cup Battle In Stadium
Varsity Meets Vancouver;
Two Student Tisdall Teams
*   VARSITY WILL be working for Vancouver Reps this Saturday when they oppose Victoria in front of the stands of the Varsity Stadium in another McKechnie Cup fixture.
By virtue of their loss last week, Varsity can not win the mug but if they can beat
Victoria Reps they will give Vancouver a chance to take the Cup away from Victoria in the
next game.
Co-Ed   Sport*
Birds Nab Second Hoop Win
Lauries Downed In First
Showing In New League
won their second straight game of the Inter City Basketball League by defeating Lauries Pie-Rates 39-22 here on
the campus on Wednesday night. Varsity is now in second
spot with two wins and one loss, while Pat Bay Gremlins
are in the lead with two wins in as many games.
The contest wm Lauries* first
one ot the season. The Pie-Ratea
had hoped \o be playing Ritchie
Niehol with their squad, but at a
meeting before the game, local
league officials voted to return
Nkhol'a case to the B.C. Amateur
Basketball Aseoeiatlon, and in the
meantime to hold back his registration.
The students started off quite
smoothly with Bakken going
through on a roll for the first
counter. By the quarter mark,
UBC waa on top 10-4. But the
Thunderbirds had their best play
bt the second stanza, outaeorlng
the Pie-Rates 11-0.
Finding themselves on the lower
end of a 21*4 score, Lauries decided to start something in the last
half. And that they did. Their
play pepped up considerably both
in roughness and In scoring, al-
though the former was somewhat
more pronounced than the latter.
Ihe students went only a point
more than tha Pie-Ratea in the
third canto, and Lauries pushed
even harder in the last frame, out-
scoring Varalty 9-8 to bring the
.final score to 39-22.
Ken Lawn was high man for the
evening with seven points for the
piemen. The itudenta spread out
their points, having three men on
top with 6 points.
VARSITY: Robertson 6, Franklin
4, Johnson 4, Weber, Bakken 0,
Sykes 5, Stilwell 2, McLeod, Mo-
deer, Woodhouse 2, Yorke 4, Scott
6. Total 39.
LAURIES: Matthison 1, Lawn 7,
Cavallin 2, Spencer 2, Bumstead,
Harvey 4, Pugsley 2, Holden, Hillman 4. Total 22.
Senior Bees Meet West Van
For V And D League Title
• ALTHOUGH the UBC Frosh
team was squashed out of tiie
Minor League play-downs by the
CYO Oaks, the university is still
represented at King Edward Gym
by the Varsity Senior B's. This
squad meets the other Senior B
team of the league, the West Van
Vs, in a three out of five series
to determine which one will contend in the city finals.
The winner at King Ed will ptay
the victors of the South Van Senior B League for the Vancouver
Ranjl Mattu, former star athlete
of UBC, who Is now playing for
the YMCA team of the South Hill
Loop, stated that his squad has
a good chance to take the lead,
although it is in second place at
The Varsity Senior B outfit had
a good season, winning five of its
nine games, and ended up well
ahead of Vancouver. However,
the team has lost several of Its
stars recently, including Jim Scott
and Bud McLeod who joined the
Thunderbirds, Consequently the
club ls considerably weaker and
will have to work hard to beat the
West Van team.
LOST: K. and E. Decitrig slide
rule in Ap. So. 100 Wednesday.
Please return to W. Moore, Sc. 6,
or the AMS office.
LOST: On Monday, a pair of
glasses in case with name and
phone number inside. Finder
please call Rosemary Stewart at
BAy. 1287.
• DONT forget the W.A.D
Splash Party which takes
place at 7:30 tomorrow night in
the Y.M.C.A. pool. Fun galore is
the dish for the evening, and there
will be plenty of time for serious
swimming at tho end of the meet.
Joan Langdon, Canada's top
woman athlete, will be on hand to
demonstrate some real swimming.
There will be prizes to reward
the successful splashers, and a cup
for tha girl aggregating the moat
This is one sport event you can't
afford to mU*v—come and watch
if you can't swim.
Varsity Senior B women scored
their first victory of the year at
V.A.C. Wednesday night, when
they downed West Van in a fast
game, 28-22.
Varsity Intermediate A's put up
a stiff fight in the prelim witn
Hedlund Intermediate B's at Varsity gym Wednesday Night, but
once again their enthusiasm couldn't make up for their lack of
points, and the final score was
Ping pong and Badminton Intra,
murals which were postponed Jan.
25 will be played Wednesday, Feb.
2 at 3:30. First Year Arts and
Nursing will play badminton, and
Commerce will meet Third Year
Arts in table tennis.
The Varsity grasahockey team,
currently on top In the Lower
Mainland Grasahockey League,
will meet Nortn Van Saturday
afternoon at Memorial Park.
U.B.C, Varsity's second team,
standing fifth in the League, will
play Ex-Kits at Memorial also on
Tennis On
Wed. Night
In Gym.
one-night stand will be
next Wednesday in the gym
starting at 7 p.m.
Each intramural team will be
allowed to enter a three man aquae
all of whom must be different.
That ia each team may enter a
doubles team and a awn for the
singles. But the singles player will
net be allowed to play as one ef
the doubles duo.
, In this way more fellows are
given a chance to enter and try
their skilL
Last year the Betas copped the
event for the second year in a row
with Tom Keenleyside leading his
All Intramural representatives
should note that there will be a
meeting in the training room at
noon on Tuesday.
Splash Party
• THE much awaited girls'
Splash Party sponsored by the
W.A.D. will take place Saturday
night at the YJd.C.A. pool. This
promises to be even bigger and
better than last year's meet, which
was the first of its kind to appear
on the  women's sports program.
Following   ls  a   list   of  events
scheduled for tomorrow night:
Dress-up Relay
Free-style Dash
Swimming Stunt Contest
Medley Race
Lighted Candle Race
Diving Contest
Red Cross Race
Pie Plate Race
Shuttle Relay
• Intramural Schedule
January 28 —12:30 Lambda vs. Engineers
February 1 — 7:00 Psi Upsilon vs. winner of above.
7:45 Phi Kappa Pi vs. Phi Kappa Sigma
February 4 —12:30 Fijis vs. loser of above.
February 1 — 8:30 Delta Upsilon vs. Zetes
February 4 —12:30 Mu Phi vs. winner of above.
VOLLEYBALL—2nd Yr. Arts vs. Commerce
3rd Yr. Arts vs. Agriculture
BADMINTON—2nd Yr. Arts vs. Nursing
PING PONG—Education vs. 4th Yr. Arts.
The up to date standings of the
Intramural teams is as follows:
1. Delta  Upsilon   „ 880
2. Kappa Sigma  810
3. Beta Theta Pi  , 710
4. Phi Kappa Sigma 60S
Phi Gamma Delta  690
Engineers    685
Phi Kappa PI  610
Gamma 515
Phi Delta Theta  570
Zeta Psi  530
Mu Phi  „ 480
Psi Upsilon  445
Sigma Phi Delta  445
Alpha Delta Phi 370
Lambda   355
Zeta Beta Tau 290
NOTICE: Platform speeches for
the Mock Parliament, originally
scheduled for noon Monday, have
been postponed until Wednesday
because of election speeches by
candidates for positions on Students' Council.
Team Plays
e THIS SATURDAY, January 28, will see UBC pitted
against the powerful Pro-Rec
Rangers in a soccer game at McBride Park at 2:30,
With Harold Daykin injured
and Bill Taylor possibly unable to
play, UBC will find it tough to
field a full team. Manager Alex
Cowie makes no promises except
that the team will play its hardest to win. Pro-Rec Rangers defeated the Varsity Team on New
Year's Day and is considered one
of the best teams in the league.
She—If wishes came true, what
would you wish for?
Me—Gosh, I'm afraid to tell you,
She—Go ahead' you sap.   What do
you think I brought up this wishing business fri.
—Utah Chronicle
Victoria has held the trophy for
several years now and have shown
great strength so far this year.
However Vancouver pulled a sur*
prise tie with the Crimson Tide
early in the season.
Saturday's game gets the kick-
off at 2:30. Varsity lineup will
probably be much the same as it
has been in the last two weeks.
Full back - BUI Bedpan
Three quarters .... Doug Reld
"     "   ............ Gordie Morrison
Wings Ed Bakony
"      ..... Tom McKnseker
live-eights Jack McKereher
One-half .... John Wheeler
Serum — Bob Lawson
" Keith MacDonald
"     .  None Cooke
•    Al Jones
"  BUI Wallace
"  Cam Layard
"       John Hicks
»»     „ jo« peqols
The University of British Columbia will be represented by two
rugby teams in tha Tisdall Cup
competition which starts one week
from tomorrow.
One UBC team will be made up
of upper classmen boasting of such
stars as John Wheeler, Jack McKercher and Doug Reld. MacDonald, Lawson and Morrison ap-
Alpha Gams
Leaders In
Bowling  -
• THE SORORITY S-Pln Bowling League got under way up at
-the De Luxe Bowling Centre last
Tuesday, January 18, and with two
weeks of the regular schedule
rolled up to date, the standing of
the teams is as follows:
Alpha Gamma Delta  6 I •
Gamma Phi Beta • • I
Delta Gamma   ....I S 1
Alpha Omicron PI  .6 4 2
Kappa Alpha Theta .1 I 4
Alpha Phi -  1 1  I
Kappa Kappa Oamma 1 • I
Alpha Delta PI   I I I
High 3-Game, Ev Morton, W,
Alpha Gamma Delta.
High Single Game, Bee Inch, 217,
Alpha Oamma Delta.
parently will shine for the frosh
New players are urged to turn
out to practises right away because
there are some spots that can be
picked up or a third team could
be formed to supply opposition for
the front line teams.
The Tisdall Cup wm won by
Varsity last year. There was only
the one team in the league at that
time and it is hoped that the addition of another team has not
weakened the other too much.
Active, Busy Mao
and \yomen
8 FOR 3
32.50 to 75.00
Ihe Values
I'm always on the Job!
...for war work
or home work
I've heard a lot about absenteeism hindering
the war production program . . . but nothing
cun be said about any shortage of Kieclrie
Yes, I've been keeping all these war
industries around Vancouver and New Vi est-
minster running full time without a break.
I can't say much about what they make but
it's plenty. I'm proud of the way Electric
Sei v ' <• has helped and I can say I'm lit and
reudy for any emergency.
Yours confidently,
Your Electrical Sen ant.


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