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 The Daily Ubyssey
Vol. XXX
No. 44
Date Set For Aggie Frolic
Farmers Meet In Armory
Pepmeet and Apple Day
Publicize Annual Event
Farmer's Frolic, feature dance of the Agricultural Undergraduate Society, will be held on Friday, February 6 in the
Armory according to Ian Greenwood, Aggie President.
UBC's barber shop in the South
basement of Brock Hall is installing an appointment system.
"The move," says Peter Dyke,
proprietor, "is to accommodate
students and professors who are
not able to wait around while
those before them have their hair
Plans now under way have
built around last year's hillbilly
theme, and a Sadie Hawkins note has
been added—Leap Year rules are on.
Cider has been brewing for some
time and it is planned to distribute
the Kentucky brew directly from a
still on the dance floor. Henry's
Corner (The Armory) will receive
more of a shock in the form of a few
tons of hay, miles of snake fence and
other props for a rustic background.
Preceding the Frolic, a pep-meet
will be held on Wednesday, February
4 in the Armory with Gerry Eedy as
emcee. Frank Nightingale's orchestra
Will be on hand for the pepmeet' and
Wednesday will also be "Apple
Day" with proceeds from apple sales
going to the completion of a tribute
to Mr. Frank E. Buck, UBC landscape
gardener and prominent town-planner, who retired from the Horticulture
department  last  year.
Pete Guiry is in charge of Frolic
ticket sales and he states that tickets
will be on sale next week at $1.75 per
UBC students are to be kept up to date on dances, social
functions and noon-hour speeches by a system of notice boards
to be installed by the Literary and Scientific Executive.
Nine notice boards handy to students of all faculties will
carry weekly resumes of coming events.
Jerry Macdonald, president of the LSE, made the announcement Thursday, suggesting that the system would overcome
"the present confusing mass of posters."
Engineers Lose
6AC Appeals
Students in the Faculty of
Applied Science who appealed
their BAC degrees have been
unsuccessful in attaining re-
admission to the University.
Dean of the Faculty of Applied
Science, J. N. Finlayson said that he
had talked over the situation with all
who appealed but none had been readmitted.
Walter H. Gage, assistant to 'he
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science,
had no information regarding Arts-
men but said that they usually consider those who produce medical certificates.
Enlarged Radsoc Studios
Officially Open Today
UBC's Radio Society will take a big step forward this afternoon when Dr. G. M. Shrum, Honorary President, officially
opens the new studios in Brock Hall.
Plebiscite To Decide Council
Policy For World Affiliation
General AMS Meeting Planned
In Two Weeks For Campus Vote
URS executives, delegates from
downtown radio stations, AMS, LSE
and faculty will gather at 2:30 p.m.
in Brock Hall lounge for the informal
After a meeting of past members
and past presidents of URS a conducted tour of I'he studios is planned.
The tour is to be followed by addresses from Dr. Shrum; Regional
director of the CBC, Kenneth Caple;
AMS president Grant Livingstone and
^representative from i'he commercial
radio stations. A buffet tea in Brock
Hall dining room will round out the
Radsoc officials will stage a Huckster Dance in Brock Hall this evening.
Following a radio theme, entertainment with a number of radio gadgets
used in a novelty capactiy is scheduled. Admission rs 50 cents. The Snack
Bar will remain open for the event.
Car Raffle To Spark UBC
'Open House* In Spring
War Memorial Gymnasium Fund
To Benefit Under Council Plan
Raffle of a brand new automobile is included among
tentative plans released yesterday by Grant Livingstone, president of the AMS, for UBC's forthcoming "Open House".
The  affair,  held  every   two  years, ^-
will endeavour to raise funds for the
War Memorial Gymnasium and a capital fund for other expenditures.
Gym objective has been set at
$50,000, and by means of the car
raffle, the capital fund goal is $25,000.
Planning to date divides open house
into three major functions. Faculty
and administration are to organize
displays to demonstrate the courses
offered. The Alumni Society plans to
display outside industries which employ university graduates and show
the benefits of UBC.
The AMS will organize and coordinate the program, demonstrate extracurricular activities and conduct
money-raising campaigns fee the
There will be a meeting of the
executives of all campus clubs and
interested students in Physics 200 tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. to commence
effective planning.
Art Display Shows
Canadian Works
The works of several leading Canadian artists are included in the exhibit now on display on the second
floor corridor of UBC's Arts Building.
The group of drawings, which will
be displayed until January 21, was
compiled from the works of the members of the Society of Graphic Art by
the National Gallery of Canada.
Edmonton, Jan. 9 — (CUP) — A
painting of a nude and three other
canvasses were ordered removed from
a recent art exhibit at the University
of Alberta.
Prof. H. G. Glyde of the Fine Arts
Department stated that the decision
was made because the paintings
"were not in the same calibre as the
other paintings" showing in the Arts
Building exhibit.
A jury of the Fine Arts Department
decided to remove the paintings after
a discussion of their merits. The canvasses were included in a display
which was sponsored by the Ontario
Society of Arts.
One Radsoc member, at least, upholds the old bromide that there is a
woman behind every great project.
As Office Manager for URS, Elaine
Leiterman is responsible for the output of all scripts used by the student
players. ,
Miss Leiterman, as well as taking
part in the dramatics herself, supervises the reproduction by mimeograph machine of all scripts employed
by URS.
Radsoc, Forum Run
Discussion Program
Pooling interests and work the
Parliamentary Forum and the University Radio Society produces a half-
hour discussion program "University
Roundtable" over a downtown radio
station eacli week.
Discussing everything from provincial milk subsidies to the United Nations, student parliamentarians take
the affirmative and negative of a topical question each week.
A faculty professor acting as a moderator for tho group leads discussions. He is usually an authority in
the field the quctsion is examining.
Announcing and continuity writing
are handled by departments of the
University Radio Society. Technical
operating is handled by the URS technical department.
Shipments Of
Gov't Condemns
Foreign Policy
A resolution that Trade Unions be restrained from interfering with the loading of
Chinese munitions was defeated by a 75 percent majority in
the Parliamentary Forum yesterday.
Wah Wong speaking for the Opposition stated that, "If we do send
aid to China in the form of munitions
the Communists will undoubtedly be
beaten, and this in turn will bring a
large economic and industrial expansion."
However there will always be the
problem of the defeated part of the
country, those people will not receive
a fair chance to express their political
I viewpoints and will always remain
Wong further stated that the establishment of a democratic and 'representative multi-partied government
was the only solution. This will give
all groups an equal footing, as it is
now the present party system is inclined to exclude fair speech.
Frank Lewis speaking for the Government declared that, "F o r e i g n
policy is not the business of Trade
"The CCL was violating contracts
in picketing the ship the 'SS Colina','
lie stated. "The material shipped had
been paid for, it was surplus war
goods and was shipped in satisfaction!
of mutual aid and promises made to
the Chinese Government during the
The debate was continually interrupted by cries of "Communism"
from  Government  back-benchers.
Pre-dental students planning to attend the University
of Oregon Dental School are advised that the period during
which applicants will be considered began January 2.
According to word received from Ted Russell, Registrar
of the Oregon college, next September's quota is expected
to be filled by April 15.
Students wishing to apply for the freshman class should
file their applications as soon as possible states Russell. The
Admissions committee will then make selections on a conditional basis — conditional upon the satisfactory completion
of all requirements.
A revised statement of the University of Oregon Pre-
dental requirements can be seen at the Registrar's Office.
Farm School Meet
At Acadia Camp
UBC will play host to nearly
100 young men and women
next week when the second
annual Youth Training School
at Acadia Camp gets under
Journeying from the Peace River
District are 12 students who arrive
Saturday night via Canadian Pacific
Airlines. Their expenses will be
paid by the federal and provincial
governments. UBC's extension department is in charge of all arrangements.
Purpose of the school is to teach
the latest techniques in Farm management and science, home economics
and handicrafts as well as the organization of recreation and clubs.
European School
Releases Course
The Summer School of European
Studies has announced its curriculum
for the period July 19 to August 27,
The main course offered is that of
Reconstruction in Europe with lectures on labor problems, aspects of
the German problem, educational
systems in Europe and cooperation
in Switzerland.
Also offered are courses in German
language and literature.
The course includes excursions, and
socials with the sixth week in the
Swiss Alps.
A definite programme will be available by March. Further information
may be obtained by writing to the
director, Munsterhof 20 Zurich,
Official Student Council policy toward National Federation
of Canadian University Students affiliation with the International Union of Students is to be decided in a campus
plebiscite. The ballot will be taken at a general AMS meeting
in the next two weeks. f ■
The resolution to be presented to \\\ i
the  studenl  body  calls for NFCUS I
to affiliate with the IUS on condition
that NFCUS will withdraw after a
two year period if the left-wing IUS
has not adhered to NFCUS policy.
Announcing that a general vote
would be taken, Grant Livingstone,
AMS president, stated that a world I
federation of university students!
dedicated to the promotion of understanding and good will between them
was the aim of such an affiliation.
Meanwhile universities across Canada are making similar decisions,
either through general vote or student council decision and it is report-
that at least-four universities, Alberta
and Saskatoon among them, have
voiced opposition to the proposal.
At the special AMS meeting in the
Armory the complete resolution will
be presented to the students followed
by a question period. Voting will be
by secret ballot. '
The resolution points out that the
International Union of Students is a
world union having as its members
many  national  unions  of  students.
Its activities, the report continues,
have not been limited to fulfilling the
common needs and aims of university
students throughout the world, but it
has participated in political objectives.
It is on condition that IUS drop
partisan political ties that NFCUS is
willing to make a long term affiliation.
Register Now"
Bureau's Advice
To Job Seekers
"Register early for jobs," Major
J. F. McLean, director of student
services at University of British
Columbia, advised graduating students Monday.
Applications signifying intention
to seek jobs through the university's placement bureau should be
filled in early this month. National
Employment Service lists of
specific jobs will be available at
the the bureau in about two weeks.
Already available are permanent and part time civil service
job listings. A record volume of
civil service applications is expected this year, Major McLean
said. Most applications must be in
by January 15, and competitive
examinations will probably be held
in six weeks time.
Round Table Airs
Literature Talks
"The Value of Literature to Society Today" will be the topic discussed at a broadcast of the UBC
Round Table over Radio Station
CJOR, Monday January 12, at 9:30
p.m. The Parliamentary Forum will
sponsor the broadcast.
Moderator for the discussion will
be Professor Wainman, lecturer in
Slavonic Studies at UBC. Greg Bel-
kov, Sam Shnitka, Mary McLeod,
Marya Fiamengo and Greg Belkov
will take part.
The program is produced in cooperation with the Radio Society of
UNRRA Official
Holds Noon Talk
Rev. D. K. Faris, formerly with
UNRRA on the Chinese Yellow River
project, will address student Socialists on "Bread or Bullets for China?"
today at 12:30 p.m. In Arts 100.
Rev. Faris, 18 years a United
Church missionary Ln China, is a
graduate of Queen's University. During the late war he served with the
RCAF and was subsequently appointed to UNRRA.
In an address at St John's United
Church, last Sunday, he took an emphatic stand against the shipping of
arms to further China's civil war at
a time when constructive relief it
needed to rebuild the nation.
VOC Sponsors
Swiss Exchange
To Show Color
Dr. Albert Huber, first exchange student between Switzerland and Canada, will show Kodachrome slides of the Swiss
Alps in Physics 200 on Friday, January 16 under the sponsorship
of the Varsity Outdoor Club.
Dr. Huber is studying sawmilling,
logging exloitation and timber utilization at UBC. He came at the personal invitation of President Norman
MacKenzie because "there are mountains very similar to those in Switzerland in British Columbia, except that
the trees are bigger".
He obtained his Doctorate degree
in Forestry at the University of
Zurich where he specialized in the
management of private forest lands
after three years study.
Dr. Huber finds student life at UBC
most interesting, but notes that local
students are not privileged as are the
students in Zurich, with reductions in
rates on streetcars and railways, and
at concerts and bookstores.
He says the girls here are much
prettier than the girls in Switzerland,
but "a little crazy" when they go
barelegged in winter.
He hopes that they will not prove
to be like the many American girls at
Zurich, who, he says, are like totem
poles: beautifully painted outside;
but wooden inside,
Dr. Huber had a kind word for
VOC's pet desire. He declared that
he considered Garibaldi Park a fine
ski area, very smiliar to Switzerland.
"However", he stated, "the area
should be opened up and developed
with roads, chalets, and ski tows after
the European pattern".
Dr. Huber is an experienced
mountaineer who has scaled the Mat-
terhorn and Mont Blanc. He trained
Swiss ski troops during the war.
Coeds will date boys for the 'Congo
Capers" a WUS dance to be held in
Brock Hall tomorrow night.
According to Daphne Black, treasurer, the dance will be the only co-ed
of the term and is a unique feature
of an unofficial Sadie Hawkins week
on the campus.
Admission to the affair will be
$1.00 a couple, and basketball fana
are invited to attend after the game.
Frank Nightingale's Orchestra wffl
supply the entertainment. PAGE 2
Friday, January 9, 1948
The Daily Ubyssey
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REPORTERS THIS ISSUE: Carol Dent, Les Armour, Ray  B'aines,  Jim  Banham,  Fred  Bell,   Chris  Crombie,  Pete
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Campus Call
by Jack McCaugherty
Grant Livingstone has indicated that he
will submit the resolution he and the UBC
delegation piloted through the NFCUS Christ-
mas conference to a general student assembly
for final ratification before further steps are
This resolution (printed in Thursday's
Daily Ubyssey) calls for a two year trial
affiliation with the International Union of
Students: a world organization ostensibly
collecting representatives from every organized university in the world.
The reasons behind the tentative way
in which the Canadian body is entering the
union center around the well substantiated
fact that IUS is communistic.
As we see it, this is not in itself bad, but
rather, bad to the extent of having the union
occupied chiefly with political squabbles
when it could be concerning itself with the
long list of student services that are so sorely
We do not think IUS would operate any
more efficiently if it were wound up with
political squabbles arising out of the structure of democratic-liberalistic ideals. We are
firmly convinced that IUS, or any subsequent
world union of students, must remain politically non-partisan if it is to achieve anything
even approximating success.
This is a point which Grant Livingstone
must bear well in mind when he opens negotiations in Prague this summer. Moreover it
is a point which the student body should
impress on Mr. Livingstone at the forthcoming general assembly.
TESTING 4-3-2-1
This week a crew of carpenters, electri- <
cians and painters, will fold up their step
ladders, wipe their hands and come up from
the south basement of Brock Memorial Hail,
where they have been hurriedly touching up
the most fully equipped university broadcasting shop in Canada and most of the United
Today the student mike-men of the
Radio Society will officially swing open the
double-glassed, soundproof doors of their new
$4000 studios, control rooms, and offices, and
flash the "On the Air" sign for their ambitious schedule of campus wide, city wide,
and nation wide features.
Although the editors of The Daily Ubyssey, being newsmen at heart, have always
been a little loathe to admit of the significance
of radio, we are willing to make a concession.
The Radsoc is now in a position to perform a
wholly worthwhile service both to the student
body and to the University at large. The
public relations value of the student shows
planned for airtime over downtown stations
cannot be over emphasized; the printed word
We are sure that every student will join
us in presenting the Radsoc executive and
members with a great big superhetrodyne,
frequency modulated orchid.
SOUND: Applause.
On The Wagon
Y'know    kiddies,    a
OH JOSEPH, university    campus    is
JOSEPH the    most    wonderful
place on the face of
this beaten old world. Where else can you
find eleventy-million different types of clubs
and societies, all for the betterment of something, all a defiinite aid towards a well-developed you, all of them free.
Yep. Among many others we have the
parliamentary forum, le cerce l'francais, the
mathematics club, the ham radio club, the
players, the mussoc, the dear old inimitable
pub, and, off and on, date bureau.
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Well,    my    simpering
idiots,  have  you?    Not
that it matters, but it IS
an  interesting  question.
An interesting answer to this whole problem
of date bureaus lies in this year's sponsors—
the Commercemen (and women).
Oh whoop-de-doo! Love those shekels.
One can well imagine in advance what the
bureau will look like. From the outside it
will be a perfectly sexless sort of place—like
any old building, with four walls, roof, and
windows. There will be two doors—just like
Mr. Kennedy's sub-stations—labelled one of
them "men," the other "women." The woman's
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One can well imagine
a new game on the
campus, a sort of flaunting the sex in an effort
to raise one's price on list two (known among
The Few as the Par Value).
An increase here will mean a general
rise in one's social acceptance, and thus will
make sororities strictly passe.
But, kiddies, which list shows whether
pappy has a car, where he keeps his liquor,
what time he blaws "dates out," and where
he hides his shotgun? Pertinent pernts, them.
Personally, the Wagon will play a hands
off policy, in regards to the bureau. Scared?
You bet. Look at list one:
Last year a couple of individuals sponsored the date bureau. Now it's the Commercemen (and women) who've made the
plunge. Y'know, there must be something fascinating about handling a date bureau, because so many different people keep trying it.
Even the AMS. Remember that prelude
to padded cells—the registration booklet?
And in it, the card labelled, quite brutally,
Information for the AMS? Have you a car?
Are you interested in intercollegiate good-
fellowship? Can you house visiting students
overnight? And if so, how many? Any preference as to sex?
hallway will be heavily scented with the
fumes of aromatic pipe tobaccos, that old
PA. The men will stagger in through a barrage of Pulsating Passion Number 56. And
the Loan Desk will be tastefully decorated
with a domineering cash register.
After a brief (time is money) interview,
prospective beaux and belles will be shown
the lists, for a small fee. These lists will be
complete, say the commercemen (and
women), showing name, age, weight, height,
colour of hair, hobbies (hmmph!) and so on.
All but phone numbers and addresses—those
will be in list two, supplied for a second
nominal fee.
Glimburnt, Amy—age 27, weight 202,
height 5'11", hair red, sports, ping pong and
football, no tobacco, no liquor, hobby wrestling, peek at list two for $1.25. Glunk, Gertrude—age 23, weight 187, height 5'4", hair
blue, eyes pink, sports hockey, smokes Craven
A's, capacity three quarts, hobby mainly men.
Address etc. on list two, for $3.75 (Sounds
like fun—three quarts!)
Plenty smart, those Commercemen (and
women). Plenty, but these romantic misfits
are not for this boy. Not while the Wagon
can still carry my typewriter. C'mon, Dobbin, \
this stuff leaves me cold. Cold? Ah, ice. Ice
cold. Giddap Dobbin. We's Georgia bound.     I
Dear Sir:
On looking through the faculty lists
in the University Calendar, it struck
me that, had the greater part of the
instructors not been "traitors" to their
respective Alma Maters, this university would be miserably understaffed. It seems that a great many of
our instructors have taken their B.A.
degrees in Canada and then gone
south to take their Ph.D. degrees.
I can think of only one reason why
they went south and that is they could
not obtain higher degrees in Canada
(I am open to correction for this is
mere conjecture). If such is the case,
I can see no reason for anyone to call
those students intending to "migrate"
south "traitors", when the people being "betrayed" expected our good
neighbours to the south to pay for
the higher education of our students.
If higher education (Ph.D. or something equivalent) is available in
Canada, why is there not a larger percentage of instructors on the staff of
this university with degrees from
Canadian universities? Why also have
many of the instructors taken B.A.
and M.A. (or equivalent) degrees in
Canada and gone elsewhere for their
Ph.D. degrees?
I am not in any way attempting to
delete from the debt we students
owe to the taxpayers for this chance
at improving ourselves. But education
is an international commodity (if I
may be permitted to use that word)
with exchanges going in all directions
and, it seems to me, with Canada very
much on the receiving end at present.
True, many of those students taking
higher degrees in the states or elsewhere do not return to Canada but
in such a case the other country,
having supplied part of the education,
has as much claim on the student as
Yours sincerely,
WE NEED A RIDE out in time for
8:30's every morning except Sunday.
We live in the area around 22nd and
Dunbar. There are three of us but
one of us is more selfish than the rest.
Phonp  ALma  2914 R.  We  are  of  the
female sex.
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RIDE FROM 12th and St. Catherines
for 8:30's Monday to Friday. Phone
FAir. 3453 L.
brown leather looseleaf with zipper.
Believed to be left at Bus Stop. Contains important papers, discharge
certificate, bill of sale, insurance
papers, etc. V/ill finder pease leave
papers at AMS office or phone ALma
0485 R and receive what aword I can
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glove, black knitted wristband. Right
hand. Obliged if finder would turn
into A.M.S. office. G. E. Mortimore.
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WILL THE PERSON who took the
coat from the north west wing of
the   Library   on   Wednesday   please
phone KErr. 0250 L. Ian Ross.
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ON GROUSE MOUNTAIN last Saturday, one pair ski boots in front of
the stove in the V.O.C. cabin. They
are brown. Return to Lynn, Pub office.
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GREY PARKER "51" in Brock
lounge or vicinity. Name of owner
on pen. Please leave at AMS office
or phone Ron at KErr. 5373.
belonging to UBC coed at Fourth and
Alma, Wednesday evening. Contains
small sum of money and some papers.
Please call Marine 7819 after 6.
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phone BA 1303.
motor scooter used 6 weeks. Cost $230.
new without tax. Price $180. See
Saturday afternoon or Sunday at 5597
Toronto  Rd.,  University  Village.
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TUXEDO FOR SALE. Size 36, Phone
BAy.  4864 M.
Essays, Theses, Notes, Manuscripts,
Mrs. A. O. Robinson
4180 West 11th Ave.      ALma 0915R
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• Friday, January 9, 1948
—Dally Ubyssey Photo By Bill Wallace
Notionolistt Fovored
Chinese Prefer Corruption
To Communism Says Sihoe
Chinese people of Singapore find corruption better than
Communism, says first-year Architecture student Kok Leng
Display Reveals
Modern Trends
A photographic survey of the
use of modern architecture in
I school and college buildings is
now on display in Hut 0-17, the
j Design Work Shop of the Uni-
. versity's Architecture Department.
The exhibit is open to the public
and a special invitation to Community
planners and those interested in Educational Architecture has been extended by Professor Frederic Lasserre, head of* the Architecture Department.
The display is a travelling exhibit
from the Museum of Modern Art in
New York and includes samples of
designs by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies
van dei-. Rohe, Walter Gropius and
the French architect, LeCorbusier.
It includes text and enlarged photographs discussing problems of climates
as varied as those of California, Illinois, Brazil, Switzerland and Michigan.
The Chinese people of Singapore
favor the Nationalist government in
China on the whole, says Sihoe. Although they know it is corrupt, they
recognize that it led the country a-
gainst the Japanese, and prefer it to
the Communists.
Sihoe, a native of Singapore, came
to UBC in September to earn his
degree in Architecture. He hopes to
return to Singapore subsequently and
set up practice on his own.
The Chinese student from Singapore gave a typically cosmopolitan
reply when asked for his views concerning the shipping of Canadian
munitions to China. "Aiding either
side in a civil war is bad, in principle," he said. "But Canadians are
worried about Communism at home
as well as abroad, and they may be
justified in helping to stop it anywhere"
Communist influence is strong in
Singapore unions, Sihoe said. This
was largely due to the fact that ihe
p re - w a r Conservative government
"did not encourage" the workers to
organize. Now that the Labor government is supporting the workers, the
Communists are losing ground.
During the Japanese occupation of
Singapore, Sihoe was forced to act as
a "security guard", patrolling the city
at night, If an anti-Japanese plot was
discovered in his area, the guard was
Sihoe alio noted that the Japanese
regulated the dry by controlling the
essential imports of food to the island
and by using ration cards as weapons.
Japanese treatment of the residents of Singapore was "pretty bad",
Sihoe admitted. He recounted how
the Japs dropped their first bomb on
the slum area of the city, in order to
frighten the people.
Vancouver, Sihoe's home while
taking his course in Architecture,
came in for some interesting comments from the Chinese student. He
thought that Vancouver rain was
"half-hearted". "In Singapore the rain
is spread out over the year, but if it
rains, it really rains."
While he admits conditions for a
graduate Architecture student are
good in Canada, he intends to make
Singapore his home, since all his
brothers and sisters are there.
Sihoe waxed enthusiastic about the
political future of Singapore. While
the island has the status of a colony,
the first free elections were recently
held. Later, Singapore will be given
an opportunity to join the Dominion
of Malaya which is being organized
under the guidance of the Governor
General, Malcolm Macdonald. until
recently British High Commissioner
to Canada.
again resumed code practice at Monday and Friday noon. All interested
should come to Hut HS 5 at these
* ♦ •
THE CAMERA CLUB meets dn Arts
106 on Friday, January 9 at 12:30 p.m.
* * *
contest ends January 17. Get your
entries in now and win tickets to
i'he Ball. Submit entries to your sectional   rep.   or   club   president.
* * •
SPECIAL MEETING of the Progressive-Conservative Club will be held
Friday, January 9, in Arts 106. All
members urged to turn out to discuss convention matters.
* * *
held next Thursday, January 17 in
App Sc 100 at 12:30 p.m. Agenda includes Engineers' Ball and Pep Meet,
the exam situation, summer employment opportunities, professional relations.
* * *
January 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Arts 101.
* * »
meets   in  the  clubroom  on  Tuesday,
January 13.
* # *
will be held on Thursday, January 15
in Applied Science 202 at 12:30 p.m.
Tlie skating party and coming tournaments will be discussed.
meet every Thursday at 12:30 p.m.
in the Brock Stage Room instead of
Fridays as previously announced.
Pep Meet and Ball preparations will
be started at the next meting.
* * •
WOULD S. L. RAMBLE please come
to tho AMS Office to pick up the
Ronson lighter he won in the Bridge
Tournament on November 27.
* * *
invites all interested students to attend its regular weekly meetings,
which include testimonies of Christian science healing, Friday, 12:30 p.m.
in Brock Hall stage room.
* * •
meet Monday in Aggie 100 to hear
Alistair Fraser report on a young
Liberal conference in Hamilton and
Frank Lewis, club president on the
B.C. Liberal convention.
* * •
Astronomical Society of Canada, Vancouver Branch, will be held at 8:15
p.m. on Tuesday, January 13, in Room
200 of the Physics Building.
Dr. K. R. More, Department of Physics, will address the Society on the
topic, "The Search For Oil".
* * *
THE SOCIAL  CALENDAR  for  January has been slightly changed.
January   16,   Friday,   Roller   Skating
Party at new rink on Georgia.
January     18     Sunday,     Communion
Breakfast and General Meeting.
TWO 5-INCH CATHODE ray tubes,
5BPI and 5GPI never used. Phone
David, KE 5532.
*       *       «
TUXEDO.  Size  37.  Price $15.  Phone
N.W. 1757L.
* * •
PAIR SKIIS - 6ft. - complete. Price
$7.00. Phone N.W. 1757L.
»      »      *
RADIO - PHONOGRAPH with automatic record changer. Very reasonable. Inquire Hut 53, Little Mountain
»      *      *
SOUTH WIND car heater. Phone
Dexter 0292 L.
British Columbia timber baron
H. R. MacMillan will make one of his
rare public appearances Tuesday next
when he addresses the UBC Forest
He is to speak in Room 200 of the
Physics building at 12:30 p.m.
5 Years Ago-
Due to Christmas exam failures, 152 male members of the
university student body had their names submitted to the local
, draft board on January 8, 1943.
#       *       *       #       *
Engineering students who appealed BAC degrees on January 8, 1948 met a similar fate. They will see service in the
next year—but as civilians.
10 Years Ago —
Fascism was preferable to Communism in the opinion of
the majority of delegates to the NFCUS conference at Winnipeg
according to the Ubyssey files of January 7, 1938.
*l* 1* 1* T* T*
A similar opinion was endorsed by a 70 percent majority
at a Parliamentary *Forum meeting yesterday favoring the
shipment of munitions to China.
15 Years Ago—
Cosmic Rays were the subject of an address by Dr. G. M.
Shrum to the Vancouver Institute as reported in the Ubyssey of
November 18, 1932.
Dr. Shrum's interests have now turned to radio waves. He is
slated to open the new enlarged Radio Society studios today.
M' K\ l\'(,
VI- \K
Faiiion favorite of the week ...
Resolve to start the New Year right,
Cheering all who greet our sight.
Let's plan tojkeep the campus bright,
Wearing clothes that make hearts light!
Hooded swing-back jacket worn by Bette Russul,
Home Ec, '49, is from Sportswear $17 9*5
Meet Idaho
In Revenge
Tilt Saturday
Coach Clem Parberry, a Pacific University graduate in
1935, will be bringing his College of Idaho Coyotes hoop
squad to the UBC maples tomorrow, for the first match of
a two-game series. The Coyotes,
last year's co-winners of the
PNWIC hoop crown, will play
a return match with the Thunderbirds at Caldwell on January 19.
The Coyotes, it will be remembered,
last year edged out the Blue and
Gold 55-47 and 52-43, but won in
anything but a, shall we say, gentlemanly-like manner. Just for the
record, two years ago the American
squad was humbled by the staggering scores of 124-33 and 110-38.
So far this year, the Coyotes have
chalked up a fairly creditable record.
They have dropped one game apiece
to the Easter Oregon College, Whitman College, and the Harlem Globe
Trotters. On the other hand, they
have also won matches from Eastern
Oregon College, Humboldt College,
Nazarene College, and Boise Junior
Bob Osborne's boys possibly with
some rueful memories of last year's
contest, have been going through intensive workouts during the past
few days. The 'Birds, who have
just returned from a gruelling road'
trip, will be in good condition and
quite eager to renew their acquaintances with the American team. If
the Idahoans think that UBC cars
have been decorated with "Beat
Idaho" placards just to brighten the
campus, it is a sure bet they will be
slightly surprised.
Tickets for both contests, Friday and
Saturday nights, may be purchased
from Luke Moyls or at the door.
Booster  Passes  will  be honoured.
Basketball I
8:00—UBC    Thunderbirds    vs
Lewis    and    Clark    Pioneers,
UBC Gym.
8:00—UBC    Chiefs    vs    New
Westminster   Luckies, YMCA
Gym, New Westminster.
2:15—Varsity  vs  Collingwood,
Kerrisdale Park.
Rugger (Exhibition)
2:15—Varsity vs UBC, Stadium
8:00—UBC   Thunderbirds   vs
College of Idaho, UBC Gym
8:00—UBC  Chiefs  vs  Stacys,
North Shore Armouries
1:30—UBC    Thunderbirds    vs
Van White Spots, Queen's Park
READY AND WAITING -- Substitute guard for the UBC Thun
the 'Birds tangle with the Pioneers from Lewis and Clark Coile
at 8 p.m.
derbirds, Jerry Stevenson will probably see action tonight when
ge in the UBC Gym.    Starting whistle is scheduled to blow at
Friday, January 9, 1948
Wednesday night's Chief-Chilliwack basketball contest
was a heart breaker — but not like some of the disappointments
the Whittlemen have experienced in the past and the students
rather enjoyed the change.
Like Globe-Trotters gone mad, the<$>
Chieftians staged their biggest scoring
fest of the current Senior A season,
and when the smoke had cleared
away, the scoreboard showed that
they had scalped the hapless Valley-
men to the tune of 75-41.
The heartbreak of the evening came
when the match was all over. Half
way through the affair someone
whispered in the Indian's ears that
the   league   scoring   record   was   71
Phi Delta Theta B vs Pyhs Ed B   Gym
.   Forestry  B vs Beta Theta Pi B   Field Hous*
Kappa Sigma B vs Delta Upsilon BField House
Phi Delta Theta A vs Kappa Sigma AGym
Delta  Upsilon  A vs Phys Ed  A   Field House
Forestry  A vs Beta Theta Pi  A   Field House
Alpha Delta Phi vs Phi Gamma DeltaGym
Psi   Upsilon   vs   Chi   Sigma   Chi   Field House
Zeta Beta Tau vs Teacher TrainlngField House
Mon Jan 12
Tue  Jan  13
Wed Jan 14
Thu Jan 15
Fri   Jan   16
Pharmacy vs Commerce Gym
Aggie vs Kats Field House
Jokers  vs Termites Field House
Fort Camp vs Acadia Camp Gym
Newman  Club  vs  Legion Field House
1st Year Engineers vs Pre-Med Field House '
Any player on representative University basketball teams or outside
teams of same standard are ineligible. Any special cases should be referred
to Mr. Osborne through the intramural committee.
Each team will play six league games. The first two teams in each
league will enter the playoffs.
Mon Jan 12 Norvans  vs  Jondos East  Field
Smoke Eaters  vs  Kats Field House
Tue  Jan  13 Mad  Hatters vs Jokers East Field
Pharmacy   vs   Commerce FH Field
Wed Jan 14 Forestry  vs 1st Yr.  Engineers FH Field
Aggies vs Pre-Med East Field
Thu Jan 15 Zeta Beta Tau vs Psi Upsilon East  Field
Chi Sigma Chi vs Phi Kappa Pi FH Field
Fri   Jan   16 Sciencemen vs Phi Gamma Delta East  Field
Phi Delta Theta vs Kappa Sigma FH Field
points, and with this in mind the Students went on to roll up a 75 score
without straining themselves.
Then, when it was all over but the
shouting, the truth came to light. It
appeared that the real league record
was 77 points and the Chiefs had
missed it by one basket.
Nevertheless it certainly was the
Chieftians night in the UBC gym,
Center Art Phillips scored the first,
tally of the evening after 10 seconds
of play had elapsed, and then, like
Old Man River, the Indians just kept
rolling aong 'til 2 seconds before the
final whistle when Herb Capozzi potted the final basket of the contest'.
Whether it was the Chief's razzle-
dazzle play working at its best, their
uncanny shooting or a combination
of the two, the Tribesmen looked
like a completely different outfit'. It
was hard to believe that they had
lost to these same Valleymen by 16
points not long ago.
Although every member of the Blue
and Gold squad hit the scoring
column, individual honours were
shared by captain Freddie Bossons and
Art Phillips with 15 counters apiece.
Butchart, with 14 points was high
man for the losers.
The next hurdle for the Chiefs
comes up tomorrow night when they
tangle with the New Westminster
Luckies in the Royal City.
Thunderbird Puckststers
Prep For Crucial Tilt
UBC Thunderbirds start a post-Christmas comeback Sunday afternoon, when they tackle the third place Vancouver
White Spots in a Senior B hockey tilt at 1:30. A win at Queen's
Park on Sunday will pull the 'Birds into a tie with the Spots,
behind Nanaimo Clippers and New Westminster Cubs.
There have been several changes in*
the Thunderbird lineup. Coach Frank
Frederickson has announced that Bob |
flashy   rearguard,   has   moved j
up   to   centre   ice,   with   Berry   and
Andrews supporting him in the wing
Bob Saunders will climb out of the
goal-tender's pad and pair with Nelford on the first defence, while Bill
House, netminder for New Westminster's juvenile finalists of last year,
will be moving into the cage. Another new-comer to the roster will
be Bob Peebles, who is coming up to
the 'Birds from the Jayvees. Peebles
will round the second defense with
Mai Hughes.
Wags Wagner will centre Torfason
and Young on the second forward
line, while Jim Rowledge will be
flanked by Angus Reid and Bill Ler-
bemko in the third string attack.
Junior Varsity, the campus' second
hockey team, will also play Sunday.
These boys will toil in what is known
as the Westminster Twilight League,
playing at New Westminster each
Sunday night after the senior tussles
are concluded. The students, led by
Vein Tale and Bill Husband, are at
the present moment resting in second
place, have won four and lost two.
Admission to both these battles is
free, with a silver collection being
taken inside.
Varsity Soccermen
To Meet Collie XI
Barring an unexpected slump,
Varsity roundball boys will win
Saturday's encounter with Collingwood at Kerrisdale Park reports Bob
Wilson, capable manager of the squad.
Jim Gold, speedy inside right, will
see action after a month on the injured list, while team star Jack
Cowan will be back in his left fullback slot after missing last week's
game because of work. A bad blow
was received by Varsity when versatile left half, Armond Temoin, left
the team and immediately received an
offer from North Shore United of the
Coast League.
Starting lineup for Saturday's game
will incude:
Goal; Fred Morrow, Left Fullback;
Jack Cowan, Right Fullback; Stew
Wilson, Centre Half; Gus MacSween,
Left Half; Dave Thompson, Right
Half; Hugh Ross, Centre Forward;
Jock Elliot, Inside Right; Jim Gold,
Inside Left; Howie Obome, Outside
Left; Stu Todd, Outside Right; Bobby
Play Here
Although the Lewis and'
Clark Pioneers had an almost-
certain victory snatched from
their hands by the UBC Thunderbirds last week, they meet
the 'Birds tonight only slightly
the underdogs. The 'Birds, on
the other hand, remembering
last week's 14-point halftime
deficit, will be out to stage a
repeat performance of the 46-
point rally which saw thems
take the last contest 66-53.
Eldon Fix, head basketball coach of
the Pioneers is counting heavily on
the five lettermen veterans of last
year's squad to pull the American
aggregation out of the "Games Lost"
column into the "Games Won" lineup..
These returning lettermen include
Bob Pollard, a 6'6" center, Merrill
Peterson and Dean Sempert as forwards, and Merritt Kelsay and Harold
Ellmers in the guard positions. Fix
is also carrying a large roster of reserves, however, some of which are
reputed to be every bit as hot as
the regular players.
With practically the same lineup as
he had last year, Coach Fix should
be able to give the Birds a run for
their money. Bob Pollard, the Pioneers lanky center, is opening his
second season with the Orange and
Black. Last year, Pollard was tagged
by conference coaches as the top
pivot man in the league last season,
landing the center berth on the first
All-Conference squad.
UBC, however, is definitely having
troubles. The 'Birds will in all probability be without the services of
Bob Haas, star center and co-captain
of the team. Haas sprained his ankle
during a practice workout Wednesday afternoon, and may have to miss
both of the weekend contests. Coach
Bob Osborne has made no announcement as to who will fill Haas' shoes,
but there is a good chance that Bill
Bell, one of the 'Birdo mast promising
aiilestitutes, will be moved up to the
now-vacant slot.
Campus Rugby
Play Saturday
Campus rugger fans received a preview of Thunderbird rugby strength,
yesterday, when head mentor Al
Laithewaite announced the lineups
for Saturday's all-student exhibition
match in the Stadium. The Varsity
squad, which will be travelling under
the Thunderbird label from here on
in, has been strengthened and will
take the field rated as one of the
strongest aggregations ever to be
formed on the Pacific coast.
Studded with American grid stars,
and with most of last year's 'Bird
lettermen back in the fold, both the
campus squads look strong to the bystander. The UBC squad which is
prepping for the local Tisdal Cup
battle has been left strong enough to
give the champs a heavy workout.
The weekend lineup of the Gold
sweatered crew will include Pete
Hobson, as fullback, Ray Grant, Don
Nesbit', Dmitri Goloubef, and Hank
Tlie Varsity lineup, which will be
almost the same for the McKechnie
Cup tilt with Victoria on January
16, has most of last year's players on
duty. Back as fullback is Bill Dunbar,
while the backfield is made up of
Russ Latham, Armour, Clark, and
former UBC fullback, Hilary Wother-
Bud Spiers and Doug Reid make
up the rest of the backs, as scrum half
and five eighths.
The front' line of the scrum will
see ace booter Barry Morris, with Al
Carlyle and Hart Crosby. Keith McDonald, Scottie Kerr, Eric Cardinal
are all back in the forward line, with
Kirby and Smith completing the forward setup.
The 'Bird squad, which will no'
enter the local race for the Tisdall
silverware, has a heavy schedule
ahead. With tomorrow's tilt as an
opener the fifteen will go against Victoria, Australia, Vancouver Lions, and
the University of California, with a
trip to California slated for early
Saturday game  time   is 2:15  p.m.


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