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 INSIDE   AMERICA
by les armour
Page 2
The Ubyssey
INSIDE   AMERICA
by les armour
Page  2
VOL. XXXII
VANCOUVER, B. C, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1949
No. 15
GRAD PICTURE PROOFS
CAN BE PICKED UP NOW
Students must pick up proofs of their graduate pictures
immediately, M. Krass, photographer said today.
Almost 1200 students have had their pictures taken
but less than 100 have picked up their rough proofs and
chosen which one will .appear in the Totem.
If students don't pick up their proofs within this week,
Totem editor will choose the one most suitable for publication.
Noted UBC Chemist
Died Last Saturday
Funeral For Dr. M. J. Marshall
•  To Be Held Today ar 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Melville J. Marshall, noted Canadian, chemist and professor in UBC's department of chemistry died Saturday morning
after a brief illness. He was 58,
A fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, he was winner
of the Pritish Association Bronze Medal for highest standing
in chemical engineering at McGill in 1916.
After   his   graduation,   he   served*	
as   research   chemist   for   Canadian
DR.  ENIDICOJTT
. . . speaks today
Chemicals Ltd. and later as chief
research chemist for Shawnigan Light
and Power Co. Ltd. s
During World War I he was engaged
in research on synthetic processes
for  essential  war  materials,
Following the war he was holder
of the DuPont Fellowship for research
chemistry at Massachusetts Institute
of Technology.
Dr. Marsliall first came to UBC in
1921 and was appointed Professor of
Chemistry in 1944.
Funeral will be held today at 2:30
p.m. in Anglican Theological .College
Ohapel. Rev. W. S. Wadney will
officiate.
Body will be shipped to Dr, Marshall's birthplace at St. John, New
Brunswick for interment.
"Tween Classes
American Consul
Speaks Thursday
Newman club will sponsor
Mr. A. W. Klieforth, the American Consul General in Vancouver, when he speaks on
"Christianity in International
Affairs." Thursday at 12:30
p.m.
•Tr* *T* *T*
DOUG SHADBOLT of McCarter and
Nairne,  architects,  will  be presented
by the Architecture Club in Hut 08
at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.
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MEN'S SMOKER of the Pre-Meds
will be held Thursday night in the
Legion Hall on Seymour Street behind the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets
will be sold at the door and all undergraduates are invited.
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TICKETS FOR the dance club's Friday dance are now on sale in the
AMS office. Dancing will be from
9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. to the music of
Keith Watson's Varsity Quintet. Wilf
Wylie will be featured on the piano.
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INDUSTRIAL FIRST AID courses
will be sponsored by thc Engineer1
Institute of Canada will be given to all
those interested in Eng. 204 this Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. A member of the
St. John's Ambulance Corp will be in
attendance.
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LAST CHANCE for students to get
their money for books that they sold
through the Book Exchange, must be
picked up between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30
p.m.  today.
At press time there was still $1700
uncollected.
Debators Sign Up
For McGoun Team
All campus orators who wish to try
for the McGoun Cup debating team
are asked to sign their names on the
Parliamentary Forum notice board as
soon as  possible.
Candidates will speak in teams of
two in order to allow for rebutals, If
enough students turn out, they should
have a good chance of winning the cup.
Speakers must choose one of the
following topics:
1. "Resolved that appeals to the
Privy Council Should be abolished.
2. "Resolved that the UN should
recognize the Chinese National
Government."
3. "Resolved that Russian posses- j
sion of the atomic bomb renders |
western defenses inadequate."
Judges for the finals will be Professors Ried and Andrews, and Dr.
Crumb.
Endicott To
Cut Up China
White Paper
Congregation
Moves Meeting
One Day Ahead
U. S. State Department's
White Paper on China will be
dissected by Dr. James Endicott today in the UBC auditorium at 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Endicot's speech was moved
forward one day because it conflicted
with Congregation ceremonies WedT
nesday.
The red-tinged cleric has attended
the World Peace Conference in Paris
and  Mexico.
He has also attended the United
Nations at Lake Success. International
Sludents Club will sponsor his address today.
At Lake Success, Dr, Endicott presented a resolution to the Commission
on Human Rights from one of his
many Canadian Peace Assemblies.
Dr. Endicott created a storm of
protest in Vancouver last year when
several of his speeches before Vancouver service clubs were cancelled.
At UEC last year, Student Council
refused to allow a Peace Assembly
to form here. They s'.&ted tha; there
were other organizations which could
serve the interests of such a group
just as well.
University Fails To Reach
2500 Pint Blood Qouta
Nurses Score Overwhelming Win
As Redshirts Fail to Meet Boast
Engineers Discuss
Banquet at Meeting
UBC Engineers are feelin
Redshirts will meet at 12:30 p.m. in
the auditorium, October 28 to discuss
the fiasco of the EUS Banquet which
resulted in bun-throwing and an
after-dinner snake parade through
downtown  Vancouver.
According to the agenda, Engineers
will meet to discuss "The Annual
Banquet, and what is to be done to
prevent occurrences of the type that
happened this year,"
Agenda states that Engineer's pres-
cence is "urgently requested for this
important meeting."
Cy White, president of E'US, commenting on the banquet, termed the
affair  "unfortunate."
Engineers paraded through town
after the banquet, and while downtown strollers scurried for safety,
pulled off BCER trolley bus power
poles  and  ran  through taverns.
g pangs of conscience.
Student Directory
Changes Due Now
The Student Directory will be out
within the next few weeks and students with change of address or tele-
phono number are asked to contact
the Publications Board within the next
two clays.
There will be no further changes
after  Wednesday  of this  week.
Graduates Warned
November 10 Final
Date for Pictures
Warning is given to 1950 graduates
that November 10 is the last day for
Totem pictures taken by Mr. Krass
in his downtown studio. October 28
marks the final day on the campus.
So far, 1200 grads have been photographed in the studio, which leaves
3000 yet to come, Some students aro
getting their photographs taken by
outside studios, but they should be
reminded that if the panel i.s not the
right size, picture will not he accepted. Mr. Krass knows the type and
si/e .of photos, a.s he was hired by the
AMS,
Faculties must sort all pics in alphabetical order, and therefore must have
photograph completion by November
10. If there are not enough orders
placed, Mr. Krass and his studio will
move off the campus earlier this week.
Grads are urged to cooperate so that
I hey may be assured lhat their photographs will appear in the year's Totem.
LECTURES, LABS
CANCELLED AT
2 P.M. TOMORROW
All lectures and labs will bc cancelled from 2 p.m. on Wednesday,
October 26, S. N. F. Chant, acting-
president of the university announced today.
Cancellation will allow family
members to attend the 2.'ird annual Conjugation in the Aitmorics
at 2:30 p.m.
Faculty members will form up in
academic gowns at 2 p.m. In Arts
100 for thc academic procession.
Wildcats Beat
Thunderbirds
Saturday
'Birdmen Show
Remarkable
Improvement
By BAY FROST
Ubyssey Sports Editor
UBC Thunderbird football
team lost one more game last
Saturday, at least that's what
the official scorer said, but to
the near-capacity audience,
'Birds scored one of the greatest victories in their career.
Playing against the highly touted
(leagud-leading Central Washington
delegation, forty-two strong with emphasis on the word "strong," UBC
buckled down to hold the mighty
southern eleven to a bare 14-13 win.
Inspiration gathered from their fine
performance against Western Washington the previous weekend, 'Birds
threw every tiling they had at Wildcats
Saturday, almost staging the upset of
the day.
Morally, the win went to Thunderbirds. Outweighed in the line and the
backfield, overpowered by numbers,
'Birds, led by the one and only
Dougie Reid, fighting for the UBC
cause for the last five seasons now,
broke the defense of the Washington
club with spectacular tackling and
blocking.
In the first half of the game, 'Birds
gained 131 yards to Wildcat,^ 81 in
rushing, although the locals garnered
only 3 first downs to CW's 5.
Undoubtedly Saturday's effort wa.s
the best piece of football seen by local
audiences in a long time,
Ben McConnell, handling the radio
broadcast of the game, commented
that UB'C would be one of the top
teams in the local circuit if they play
their three remaining games with as
much pep and winning spirit that
they displayed in their last three
starts.
Wildcat's team captain, on accepting the "Father Was A Fullback"
trophy from Orpheum Theatre manager Ivan Ackcry, summed up the
game when he said that the UBC team
gave them "one of the toughest games
we have had. No, the toughest." And
it sounded as if he meant every word
of it.
Pleased more than anyone else was
head coach Orville Burke, who has
built a team of higt calibre in seven
short weeks.
Considering the kind of teams that
c'amc from UBC in the last few years,
speculation was that Burke, experienced at coaching as he is, would still
have to take two years to build a
winning grid club.
After the last few stirring performances by the 'Bird crew, it looks like
Burke is the idol of every UBC football fan on and off the campus.
UBC did not obtain it's 2500 pint blood quota.
A.s the Red Cross blood donor clinic put it's lid on the
last drop of blojc! Friday afternoon there were only 1600 pints
donated.
Reel shirted sciencemen, who had
boasted that they would match pint
for pint all other donations on the
campus, lead Vhe campus in donations
by percentage except for nurses who
came up with an overwhelming 161
per cent of their quota.
ONLY 81 PERCENT
'The sciencemen's 81 per cent was
followed by Physical Education sludents, who came up with 77 per cent
of their quota, Arifcmen were a poor
fifth lead by "lawyers. Arts donations
totaled 64 per cent and Law 73 per
cent.
Red Cross officials were not disappointed at the donations. "We re-
cieved 300 pints more than last year
even with the 2000 drop in registration," said one official. "We expe:f
an even greater response next time
we come out," the official continued,
The blood drive bogged down in
the beginning of the campaign. One
day there were only 78 pints donated
EVIDENT
Wihen it was evident that the drive
drive was due to fail, AMS president
Jim Sutherland went on a one man
"stump Campaign" to get students
to give their blood, During the last
week of the campaign he made more
than thirty five separate speeches to
undergraduate students in their morning classes.
Sutherland's campaign showed results when after he had made several
appeals the Red Cross had to send
for additional help,
FINAL  TOTALS
Here are the final totals for the
blood   drive.
Nurses   21 161
Engineers       549 81.6
Physical   Ed     40 77.4
Law         145 73.1
Arts         1102 64.2'
Pharmacy   63 63.5  ■
Aggie       124 62.9
Commerce         142- 38.7
Teacher Tr  69 26
Homo   Ec    64. 23.4
Social   Work       118 11.0
Graduate St    113 9
Graduate Studies, the oldest age
group on the campus fell far behind
their  quota.
EUS, WUS, Aggies
Almost Lost Their
Constitutions
Three undergraduate organizations
almost lost their constitutions this
week.
For failure to account for dance
and banquet tickets, Engineers, AM***,
and WUS almost felt the heavy hand
of Treasurer Walt Ewing.
Ewing threatened suspension of
constitutions when the organizations
did not make satisfactory account of
dance and banquet tickets.
Suspension of the constitutions woujd
have meant the organization's activities would have been frozen.
In most cases said Ewing, the executive gives the tickets to subsidiary
organizations or committees and they
fail to follow the instructions given
them by the AMS.
When the organzations fail to give
an accurate account of the unsold
tickets, suspension is immediately
placed upon the executive, ^
In most cases, the AMS treasurer
said, it amounts to mere slackness or
indifference.
Students Injured
In Lab Explosion
Hamilton —CUP)— Two McMaster
students were injured in a lab explosion that occurred here yesterday
when some perchlorate blew up during
a distillation experiment.
Don McElcheron sustained injuries
to his left eye, and facial lacerations.
He is still in a serious condition at
the hospital.
Don Wiles has been released from
the hospital after treatment for minor
cuts.
McElcheron lives in Hamilton. Wiles
ir residing at the university.
'Jim CrowisnT Practised
On Canadian Railways
Their "minds inflated with hate," leaders of white railroad
union organizations are perpetuating Jim Crowism in Canadian
railways, Ernest Lawrence, secretary-treasurer of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, charged Friday.
Speaking to the UBC branch ef the* ■  	
Civil Liberties Union, the CPR porter I mark a*alnst organized labor in Cana-
said    organization    leaders    of    other
Famed Llody Shaw
Old Time Dancing learn Hits Campus
Vancouver   and   UBC   has   become spontaneity    in    a    do/en    separated
square    dance    conscious    of    recent corners of the country both  in Cana-
years.  Friday al 8:30  p.m.  a  growing da  and  the U.S.A.
throng   ol   square   dance   enthusiasts COLORFUL
will watch Lloyd Shaw and his Chey- One of lhe most colorful and'enthusi-
enne Mountain Dancers swing through astie  of   the  square  dance  revivalists
their intricate dance patterns on UBC's is  Dr.  Lloyd  Shaw,   Principal   of  the
gymnasium floor. Cheyenne    Mountain    Public    School
In   the   hist   few   years,   youngsters, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  In  the
old    folks,    jitterbugs,    college    hoys,, past ten  years  lie  has  travelled more
farmers,   businessmen,   slum   dwellers than 7J.O0O miles teaching, demonslra-
and  society   matrons  have   discovered ling and persuading people to try  the
the    pleasure    of    the    old-fashioned .-.quaro   dance.
square dance. The spontaneous revival lie knows., and his high school pup-
of square dancing began wilh strange ils   can   demonstrate,   the   routines   of
over 100 European peasant dances.
In recent years he has turned to the
American forms. They delight hi.s
youngsters and suit his own noisy,
vigorous  personality.
Today he can call every turn, every
pungent line of patter for more than
100 square and country dances. His
voice booms, now harshly unpleasant,
now laughing, now off-key, melodramatic, pleading, but always compelling.
SHOWMAN
fly     temperniont     and     metabolism
Shaw   is  a   showman  and   missionary.
He uses troupes of his own Cheyenne
Mountain boys and girls to demonstrate hi.s art, The performers are the
pick of Cheyenne Mountain juniors
and seniors. They are superbly costumed and perform-wilh a spirit and
style that is close to professional, while
retaining   their- youthful   freshness.
"Let's bring grandfather's dances
back," says Professor Shaw, "bul let's
bring 'em hack alive." A Vancouver
audience will see them at their lovli-
est Friday. Information on ticket sales
can be had by phoning Ihe Deparlmenl of I'nivcrsil.v   Intension, UBC.
branches of the railroad industry are
practicing    racial    discrimination    in
"a hypocritical acceptance" of democratic   ideals.
' FORCED OFF THEIR JOBS'
Through the years, negroes working
on railroads have been "forced off
their jobs" by whites who have never
allowed them to join general union
bodies, he said. His union group, composed entirely of negroes, was formed
to fill the need for organization of the
minority labor group, he said.
White unions have practiced such
discrimination almost since their 1883
formation, despite protest from their
general   white   membership,   he  said.
dian railroads," he said.
A. Phillip Randolph, president of
Ihe International Brotherhood of
Sleeping Car Porters, has appealed in
vain to have SPCU delegates admitted
to the general conference of railway
union groups, Lawrence said,
SEND LETTERS
UBC's Civil Liberties Union executives will draft a letter protesting
the conditions Lawrence mentioned,
as a result ef a motion passed unanimously at the meeting,
Letter will be circulated to white
unions which have Jim Crow constitutions and to the general conference
committee, following thc approval of
Present  discrimination   is  a   "black' its contents by the CLU membership.
BELOVED BROCK HALL CAT
"FUZZY" DIED SATURDAY
"Fuzzy" is dead.
Brock Hall's beloved Persian cal, who for years kept
the .sludenl building free of mice and rats expired Saturday
afternoon.
Janitors believe she was poisoned.
They also announced that two or three more cats are
on (heir way lo replace the famed Fuzzy, who in her life
time gave hirlh to several litters of kittens, Page 2
THE UBYSSEY
Tuesday,    October    25,    1949
The
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Editorial opinions expressed  herein are' those  of the editorial staff of The Uby.ssey  and  not
necessarily those ol the Alma Mater Society nor of tlie University.
Offices in Brock Hall. Phone ALma 1624 For display advertising phone ALma 3253
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF        JIM   BANHAM
MANAGING  EDITOR CHUCK  MARSHALL
GENERAL STAFF: CUP Editor, Jerry Mcdonald; News Editor, Art Welsh; Features Editor,
Vic Hay; Sports Editor, Ray Frost; Women's Editor, Shirley Finch; Editorial Asst. Les Armour
Editor   This   Issue-HUGH    CAMERON
Associate Editor - BETTY HOKT1N
Gravy
The Agents
Apparently Canadian students are being
ileeeed by unscrupulous book publishers.
A report from tbe National Federation of
Canadian University Sludents informs us thai
Canadian list prices on text are 40 per cent
above those of American wholesalers.
It is further pointed out that no duty is
.charged on text books entering the country.
In other words the 40 per cent is pure gravy
for some  Canadian  agent  to  an  American
publisher.
Booksellers are told that they must accept this price or take nothing.
An example of a way the problem could
be solved comes from Laval University where
a student owned co-operative is able to im
port its own books and thereby save an
enormous sum for its students.
It is probable that the situation is one
which ought to be investigated under the
Combines Act.
But if it is possible for student bookstores to do their importing, UBC ought to
look  into  the  matter.
At present our store i.s-under investigation by the Undergraduate Societies Committee. If USC can find a solution to the
problems of the store, we may hope for some
relief.
If nothing can be done with the present
store students ought to investigate the possibility of a student co-operative.
Thunder From Point Grey
Orville Burke .showed UBC students Saturday that he has put some thunder into the
Thunderbirds.
\yith the crowd screaming, the 'Birds
put the screws on Central Washington College of Education and mangled them for two
touchdowns. By lighting back hard, Washington managed to beat (he 'Birds by only one
convert point.
The ne.ir win shows that UBC is rapidly
gaining experience and know-how in a spoil
that most players had never touched before
coining to UBC.
''For a team lhat disappointed UBC students so often in (he past, the 'Birds exuded
enougu   fire   Saturday   to   satisfy   the   most.
Citizens of the World
ardent detractor from American football.
While it wa.s evident that one man,
Dougie Reid, was responsible for many of
the key plays, without the stellar support of
every man on the team, the 'Birds coulcl
never have made the showing they did.
The fire and energy the team showed
Saturday undoubtedly has come from the
coaching given the team by Orville Burke.
Willi his background of experience lhe team
has shown rapid improvement and should
go on to win more games in their schedule.
Next week the 'Birds will lie playing before hundreds of graduates for the annual
Homecoming celebrations. With the cheers of
Ihe grad.5; in their ears, we'll put them clown
as a sure thing to win.
A**riew flag flic:-, I,i;om our pole today—
the banner of the United Nations.
lids, we trust, symbolic of the attitude
of UBC students. It is wise to remind ourselves now and then that we are first of all
citizens of Ihe world and only secondarily and
for relatively limited purposes citizens of
Canada,
raising of a flag to make us citizens of the
world. Before we can really use the term
meaningfully in the sense of being able to
act upon our world citizenship we must(do
a lot of work, resolve many tricky problems,
and forget many prejudices.
But at least we can say that we have the
needed  resolve and  perhaps even the right
Unfortunately   it   takes   more   than   the altitude to carry us forward.
A Tour Of America With
The Editors ot Krokodil
fflB^HIS COLUMN HAVING
been dealt two foul blows
in a row, first by Chrsitian
superstition (Thanksgiving) and
then by rank militarism (the COTC
supplement), feels that, since it is
by now probably forgotten by all
its former ardent supporters, il
ought, perhaps, to explain its rca-
;son for existence.
But since its worthy fellow col-
■ umn "While tho Sun Shines" has
dared to pierce the iron curtain
anti Rive us the truth about, the
USSR, it feels called upon to face
probable mass burning and present
"The Truth About America or A
tour With the Editors of Krokn-
dil."
-ll had hoped to eiif-.isc the editors of Prnvda (Th.- Truth) or 1/-
vestjif) iThe News' for the lour,
bufcArindiiu'; those worthy gentle-
men,t,."compli I,-! v ne<upie<! with the
-   ■'    [ a- a
lUSilWtHllN   of    I'oi'iiiali.'.'ie    arl,    re,I
fi'fmXJ-
hfitf|# lor  workers,  and  the arl   of
'StM^fMi',   il   lines   up   for   Vodka,   it
a&My^ied to the editors of Krok-
oMjifrhe Hellv Laii;;h> who have
Mftflftf consented to conduct os
around tho great and marvelous
country, The United Stale:; of
America.
Our -.ci ne iipi ii: in New York,
io the il.nl: and m\ -slei ...u-: iliPrior
of   Uh-    U. II    Sh   -C    larafa r.   Ohlh.
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.- Ilav. dailai- Id!, in \ .-11 - i. -ll .-',:'.
,,f   pn dileiaii;.
liai-i i! iad  v..,- li, ,,1  a  l,a-.lv  ii trenl
lo   I 'il I ,lnn i;'i   where   we   look   into
a    steel    i'aelo, y.    I lei I-    \s i-    I mil    ,
foreman cracking a long whip over
hundreds of workmen who live
solely cm hamburgers and tho
Sunday-.supplement of the Chicago
Tribune. Along the walls arc rows
of machine guns in glass cases
walked "For Use in Emergency
Only: In Case of Strike Break
Glass and Use on Picketers."
From here we move to the campus of a nearby college. All professors having been dismissed for
subversive activities, we find only-
rank militarists teaching courses
Vntitlcd "Government 74(J -The Ex-
terminal ion of the USSR" and
"Cili/.on.ship 1)82—The Shooting' of
Communists."
On Ihe streets outside wc see
people talking in whispers and
glancing furtively about in fear of
arrest   by   the  FBI.
and all that
by les armour
We step, into an office and enquire for lhe managers wife. The
m inager looks bewildered and
says "Wife .  .  . wife . .  .  oh you
im nn ms- house slave . . . ah her . . .
I ia .hal.ly home playing bridge . . .
doii'l lei our women loo.se here
•.on   kinu."
\V'i so.-- no women, in public any-
v 'in e. A pnlilioal rally poster tells
'i "'I li ' Duly of Women in Ani-
i rn.i i , to Keep I [niisc, Play
:-.;-   a-   and   laved   Children,"   We
eh   l'-a-  the ileal'  old  USSR  where
a.   on n 11 -a il, ii-h'-.s and scrub (leeks.
W      r,\ XX   X   2X2 Till',   NI'IWS-
n. v.       i.s    "When    do    we
. ' ' ',   i :■  ..   i      i ;!u   I'SSK," A sharp
i       -1.   . a'   i :' !i    liii-   -a n i h a   ii-,   lull
a   i aheeinan   on   the  corner   tell.-,  us
i   a    ui im.l.v   ll-.   only   a   few   slib-
versives    heir.,";   . h  ',    tor    lonkm.g
cross-eytd  at President  Tnr.v.'in.
The editors of Krokodil glance at
their watches, and remembering
their deadline, whisk us back to
their offices atop Pravda's bright
new skyscraper, thc pride of Moscow. We heave a deep sigh of relief to be back in the land of freedom and reach for a glass of
vodka.
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In This Corner       by jim banham
With their eye on the box office, Gainsborough Films, a subsidiary to J. Arthur
Rank, have gone all out with lavish sets
and glaring color to produce "Christopher
Columbus."
The picture, laden with talent, never
manages to get out of its rut long enough
to* make the audience feel they are walchinj?
history being made.
Frederic March takes the title rolo and
his performance leaves a great deal to be
desired. The producers seem more intern on
making him out to be the only person aboard
ship who has the courage and backbone to
go on.
Historically, the film is anything but
accurate. The producers have eliminated
Columbus' two brothers, who carried on in
the new world while he returned to Spain,
and his son, who later governed part of the
new-found lands, is hidden in a monestary
$fter the first few reels.
The majority of the story consists of
Columbus's attempts to get Spain to give
him ships and money. The discovery and
governing of the new world, at which Columbus failed miserably, are relegated to comparatively minor positions.
For those who want their heroes without compare, cast as hard-eyed, resolute men,
Christopher Columbus will probably be rewarding. For discerning movie goers the film
will hardly more than satisfy.
* * *
With gem-like clarity, Howard Hawks
and company have managed to salvage from
World War It one oi the most amusing comedies to come out of Hollywood in a long
time. "I Was a Male War Bride" is recommended to all those who enjoy a good belly-
laugh.'
From start to finish the film manages to
milk dry the humor of every situation and
Cary Grant, as captain in thc French Army,
and Ann Sheridan, as a WAC lieutenant,
manage to sustain the steady run of gags and
fun to the end.
Funiest scene: Cary Grant, dressed as a
nurse, with a wig made from a horse's tail,
sneaking aboard a war bride ship. Once
aboard, he is commandeered to officiate at
lhe birth of a navy man's son.
* * *
One of the better crime movies is returning to the Park Theatre soon for its
second Vancouver run, As a piece of semi-
documentary filming, "Undercover Man"
starring Glen Ford is pretty hard to beat.
Although it's never mentioned, the background to the story is the arrest of Al Capone
on income tax charges. Ford, as a treasury
agent manages to break the case.
The picture captures the big city feeling
by wandering through dives and back streets
with the treasury men. One of the best performances comes from the lawyer of The
Big Fellow, as Capone is called throughout
the picture.
One of tlie final scenes in which the
lawyer decides to switch allegiance and give
evidence to convict the Big Fellow is a
masterpiece of back street filming.
Letters
To the Editor
THANKS
EDITOR,
THE UBYSSEY!
I would like to tale this opportunity to thank you fir Ihe cooperation of yourself and you a staff with
regard to Operation Thunderbird.
I feel that Operation Thunderbird
may be looked on as a sure :ssful venture. Each and every student that
participated in this event can be congratulated for his behavior during the
invasion.
Yours very truly,
C, A. Westcott,
Secretary  and  Chairman  Entertainment,  Caai.iiai  Leyion.
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EDITOR,
THE UBYSSEY:
With reference to y ;;r editorial
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was, without a doubt, the wi rst display of childish destructiveness I
have ever had the displeasure of witnessing.
One who was there,
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THE UBYSSEY
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Consregation Ceremonies
Start At 2.30 Tomorrow
Seven Receive Honorary Degrees;
443 Admitted to University
An opportunity to view education's most colorful ceremony
upon the occasion of UBC's Fall Congregation will be open to
Vancouver citizens and undergraduate students for the first
~- ,—^time since the war.
Ubyssey Classified
PROFESSOR H. THOMPSON
.  .  . ex-pubstcr
"Bring Sex
Out Of Back
II
2 Favor Sex
Education in
High Schools
Bringing sex education out
of the washroom and into the
classroom was strongly advocated by Lome Brown, Normal School health instructor, in
a panel discussion "Sex education in the high school," presented by the Social Problems
Club in Arts  100, Friday.
Professor t. S. W. Belyea, of the
deportment" cf psychplogy, said sex
education was needed to prepare children for adult sexual relations, satisfy
adolescent curiosity, remove prejudice and fear about sex, and prepare
them  for parenthood.
The home, he said, is the most
important agency for sex education
because of the close lies between
child and parent. Parents have the
two-fold duty ol* providing information and developing proper attitudes toward sex.
Third speaker, Rev. Fr. J. B. Bennett, chaplain of the Newman Club,
was opposed to government supervised sex eucation. saying that the
Department cf Education was not an
adequate agency for this undertaking.
"Parents," he said, "have the duty
of imparting knowledge to children."
lt is undemocratic for parents to surrender rights of educating children to
the government. The mere they surrender their rights, tho mere they
arc opening the doors to more drastic
things in the future."
Health teacher, Browne said, "high
school students learn about sex in
back alleys and washrooms. "Let's
bring problems out into the open.
This would eliminate tho writing
on Vhe washroom walls."
Sex, he said, should bc taught in
mixed classes without embarrassment
to the teacher or emotional disturbance to the children. This could bc
done if the children were started
early.
Questions of petting and kissing
should be approached scientifically,
anrl untruths and superstitions should
be eliminated.
Hi-  criticized   the  custom   of  younp;
people si'arl'.ne: social  activities  early. J
"The   automobile,"    he    said,    is    the
the g'rculcsl sex stimulating invention
ever made."
In addition to the four hundred and
forty-three graduating students receiving degrees tomorrow at 2:30 in the
Armories, 1he honorary degree of
Doctor of Laws honoris cause will be
conferred on five distinguished law
teachers.
TREK LEADER
Others to bc honored are the "Great
Trek" leader, Dr. A. E. "Ab" Richards, leading Canadian Agricultural
Economist; and Homer A. Thompson,
UBC graduate, 1925, who holds the
Professorship of Achaeology at Princetons famed Institute for Advanced
Study.
Dr. Richards, secretary of the Agri-
of Agriculturel Economics in Ottawa,
cultural Foods Board in the Djvision
was president of UBC* Alma Mater
Society in 1923 and led the famous
"Great Trek" to the Point Grey Campus in that year.
Since then he has come into prominence as a Canadian • Agricultural
Economist, representing Canada at a
number of world food conferences, including the Geneva and Annecy Conferences. At the Congregation he will
receive the Honorary Degree of Doctor
of Science for outstanding service to
lo the nation.
During his busy Homecoming, Dr.
Richard will speak on a number of
topics related to Canada's food situation.
TO SPEAK
He will address the Vancouver In-
titute and all interested members of
the public are welcome on November
5 at 8:15 p.m. in Room 200 of the
Physics Building at UBC. His topic
will be "The Havana Charter For
An International Trade Organization."
Again at 12:30 p.m. November 1, he
will address members of the Agriculture Undergraduate Society at UBC
on   the   Economics   Division   of   the
.ate
thc
DR.  A. E.  RICHARDS
. . . honored
Department of Agriculture.
An opportunity to meet the
who did so much as an undergra
to advance the development a
university on its present s' j will be
given to the UBC Alumr.' Society. He
will bc guest of honor at the annual
banquet of the Society, November
fl at 6:30 p.m. in Brock Hall.
Professor Thompson will receive an
Honorary Degree, L.L.D., at the degree-granting pageant.
Since 129 Professor Thompson has
been associated with the American
School of Classical Studies at Athens.
TAUGHT
He taught for some years at the
University of Toronto and was made
Head of the Department of Art and
Archaeology for the term 1946-47.
From 1933-47 he was Keeper of the
Classical Collection and Assistant Director of the Royal Ontario Museum
of Archaeology,
Professor Thompson acted as business manager for a number of student'
publications at UBC and was founder j
of the Undergraduate  Classics  Club.
Persons interested in attending Congregation ceremonies may obtain invitations from the Ceremonies Committee in the AMS president's office.
Wanted
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MATHS TUTOR for Grade XI student. Phone KE. 1214M after 7 p.m.
MEMBER TO JOIN CAR POOL-Vic-
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WANTED—Room and board for male
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diet. Reply Box 224, Ubyssey.
PERSON FOR CAR CHAIN from New
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Miscellaneous
ESSAY AND THESIS TYPIST, Mrs.
R, Holmes, KE. 0891Y.
BADMINTON QUEEN ELIZABETH
school, ICth and Camosan. Monday
or Thursday, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Applications accepted at the school on these 1
nights. $8 for one night and $12 for
two.
Fot nd
WILL THE FTU". _NT who lost looseleaf notes T' rsday or Friday near
Dimba" .mi- Jng Edward phone Mrs.
Cornice".   ,,!42 Dunbar, CH. 1195.
Notices
F    i- RANGE open Monday and Fri-
.y noon. New members welcome.
UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY rehearsal
in UE'C auditorium every Wednesday
at 6 p.m.
THE PSYHOLOGY CLUB PARTY-
Mandel's on Broadway West. Friday,
October 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets, executive
and entertainment committee.
THE VARSITY CHRISTIAN Fellowship will present Mr. C, H. Wilcox,
Wednesday, October 26 in Arts 204 at
12:30. He will speak on the topic
"Christ, Our Common Ground."
Meetings
GFCr.CiL WEAVER lecture to thc CCF
Club has been postponed till a week
today. There will be no regular meeting of the CCF this Wednesday.
THERE WILL BE a meeting of the
Golden and Silver "E" held in the
Brock Dining Room Wednesday, November  2.
FIRST MEETING of the UEC Historical Society will be held Wednesday,
October 26, Men's Lounge, Brock Hall
al 7 p.m. An address will be given by
Mr. Ping-Ti Ho. All  interested stud
ents are invited to attend.
VARSITY FISH AND GAME CLUB
meeting Wednesday, in Ap. Sc. 202.
LE CERCLE FRAICAIS will hold its
regular auserie meeting on Wednesday at 3:30 jn thc Outrigger. Visitors
welcome.
B.C. BOTANICAL GARDEN Society
meeting Thursday, October 27 at 12:30
p.m. Ap. Sc. 102. Anyone interested in
such a garden, come and give our project your support.
MAMOOKS MEETING, Wednesday,
at 12:30 in Club Room. All members
please attend.
JAZZ SOCIETY presents its president
John De Wolfe in a program of New
Orleans Jazz at regular Wednesday
meeting at noon in Club Room behind
Brock. If you haven't joined yet do
so on Wednesday.
Room and Board
ROOM AND BOARD for two male
students. Double room, twin beds, 4422
West 13th Avenue. Phone AL. 1004L.
NICE QUIET DOUBLE ROOM available in private home within 10 minutes
walk of UBC. Phone AL. 0333L after
6 p.m.
BED-SITTING ROOM and breakfast
for two men sharing, single beds. Ride
to UBC available at 8:30 each morning. $25.00 each. 4000 West 10th Ave.,
AL. 3459L.
For Sale
1930 MODEL A FORD ROADSTER.
Excellent condition. Must be sold at
once. Phone CH. 2744.
1929 MODEL A for $250. Recently
overhauled. Phone North 1486L and
ask for Bob Christopher between 7
and 9 p.m.
Lost
RUGGER STRIP left in Plymouth
coupe on Saturday, October 16. Will
young lady who gave student lift
please phone AL. 0638R.
PARKER '51' PEN, Black barrel with
gold top. Esteemed a% a writing instrument and as a keepsake. Reward.
Please phone Jack, New Wesminster
TYPEWRITING
Essays, Theses, Notes
Manuscripts
Mrs. A. O. Robinson
4180 W. 11th Ave.       ALma 0915R
2432Y,
BROWN LEATHER PURSE between
Chemical Building and Library. Zipper, initial "L". Reward.
^'SIMPLIFIED FRENCH REVIEW"
Phone Muriel at AL. 1355L.
WILL PERSON WHO BORROWED 2
Farm Management texts from Room
T in Agriculture Building please return same.
LOST IN ARMORIES-One Brunner
slide rule. Finder please phone Ron
Foxall, Hut 35, Room 2, Acadia Camp.
AL. 0016.
"PSYCHOLOGY and LIFE," third
edition, Ruch, F. L. Phone KE. 3693L.
BLACK WALLET between gym and
field house Thursday night. Ph.one
Ross at AL. 2251L.
LARGE YELLOW-GREY BOOK entitled "Criticism." Small reward offered for its return. Phone CE. 6715.
HEMMI SLIDE RULE between 16th
and Dunbar and campus. Reward.
Phone Dave, AL. 1971M.
PERSON WHO TOOK BY MISTAKE
my Airforce Officer's raincoat from
Health Centre between 1 and 1:30,
October 20, please phone CE. 9278,
RIDER FOR A SLIDE RULE. Markings of rising sun of Japan. Phone
FA. 5706L. (Malcolm).
ONE RONSON LIGHTER on lawn be-
tween Library and Main Mall. Name
engraved on front, Please phone CE.
2744.
WILL FINDER of brown leather billfold please turn in to Lost and Found.
The papers contained in it are a dire
necessity to me and useless to him.
34 years of service?
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British Columbia,
its Fraternities
and Sororities.
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The case for Gordon Martin, UBC Law graduate, who was
banned from practising law because of his connections with the
Labor-Progressive Party, is still far from being closed.
Martin was banned from practising '
last year when the Benchers, who
must pass on all applications to practise law, refused his application on-the
grounds that he was a Communist.
Martin has appealed his case, and
it will be heard by i'he Court of
Appeal when it meets in November
of this year.
WITHDRAW OBJECTION
In a letter circulated by the Gordon
Martin Committee, Benchers have
been asked to withdraw their objection to Martin's application, thus
causing his automatic admittance to
the bar.
According to the committee, the
world's largest organization of judges
and advocates, i'he International Association of Democratic Lawyers, has
expressed tiheir disapproval of the
Bencher's decision.
Martin Committee says, in their
letter, that "Developments such as
i'he Gordon Martin case can well be
the first step along the road travelled by Germany in the 1930's."
When he was refused admission to
the law profession Martin charged
that refusal was made because of
"political and philosophical beliefs"
and his connections with i'he LPP
and Communist parties.
UBC's CCF Club wtjnt on record
socn   after   tlie   Martin   ban   as   dis-
TOTEM POLE TO GET
NEW FACE LIFTING JOB
Six drab campus laces may soon have a new make-up
job.
A new (.o.;! of paint for thc totem pole in front of
Brock Halt i.s in tho offing', AMS treasurer Walt Ewing has
announced.
Tolem was carved by Edward and Ellen Nell and presented lo the University last year, Letter have been sent
lo I lie couple requesting their services on the beautifying
process, but  aic- as yel  unanswered,
Another ia Her will be dispatched shortly, Ewing said.
Cos! of live beauty treatment is estimated at twenty
dollars.
approving  of   the  Bencher's  action.
REFUSED EVIDENCE
At a Law Society meeting held
later, Benchers si'ated that Martin's
application had been refused because
ho refused to give evidence.
At the time LPP party members
studying law at UBC said they would
probably withdraw from the Law
Faculty because "we will probably
not be permitted to practise law anyway."
Sudents Tramping
Out Campus Lawns
UE'C students are spoiling their own
campus, Lawns are being ruined by
students who persist in cutting corners.
"Wc can't possibly put fences around
every lawn," said L. J, Bayly, assistant sueprintendent of buildings and
grounds, .yesterday. "With rainy weather increasing, corners will soon be
mires. Next spring, these corners will
be ugly  bare spots."
Mr. Bayly requests that student?,
efficiency experts contain themselves,
take a fow extra seconds to take a
few extra stops around corners. Tuum
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THE UBYSSEY
Tuesday,    October    25,    1949
League Leading Wildcats Threatened as
Thunderbirds Nearly Stage Upset Victory
Just Miss But
Hold Their Own
By WAY FROST
UBC's small but gallant foot-
ball team making up with guts
and spirit what they lacked
in physical strength, finished
just short of taking an upset
win from league leading Central Washington College Saturday, losing by 14-13 score.
Playing a hard-hitting never-say-
die kind of game that they featured
thc previous week at the Bellingham
Invasion, 'Birds made Central Washington come from behind to win the
ball game by the margin of a convert.
REID USUAL
Doug Reid, playing another "best
gome of his career," set the pace for
Thunderbirds in the early stages of the
match with a brilliant 23-yard weaving
run, but a fumble gave the ball to
CW and the forward progress stopped.
After the first quarter was over,
'Birds, again in possession of the ball,
staged a series of first downs completed.^ through brilliant work by
George Puil and E'ig Dave MacFarlane.
Stonewall defense allowed Wildcats to toss a 35-yard pass into the end
zone to the waiting halfback for 6
good points, Convert made it 7-0
for Central Washington.
Then Thunderbirds began to work
together again. Howie Nixon started
the move goalwards by intercepting
a Washington pass.
REVERSED .FIELD
After gaining one first down, Reid
broke through Wildcat's secondary,
reversed the field twice to run 56
yards for UBC's first score. Blocking
couldn't have been better on the
play.
Quarterback Leo Lund kicked the
convert.
In the third quarter, Central started
living up to their press notices. Gene
Beardsley hugged the spotlight paving
the way for 3 first downs, forcing
'Birds back to their own 25-yard line.
But the line held and UBC took the
balL^L, .
60-YARD PUNT
Don Lord, forced to kick, pelted
the pigskin for 60 yards where it landed out of bounds, taking the pressure
off the locals.
First real break of the game for
'Birds came when George Sainas intercepted a flat lateral pass and romped 30 yards to the goal line to put
UBC ahead  for the time.
Convert   was  blocked,   leaving  the
score at 13-7 for the locals.
DOWN SIDELINES
Couple of plays after the kickoff,
Central Washington, on a deceptive
end run, ran the ball 55 yards down
the sidelines for their second touchdown. And the convert was good to
put UBC behind by one point. That
point was the game.
Reid, running a full 39 yards down
the'* sidelines was brought clown on
the 11-yard line, but Reid was packed
off on the play.
From then on, UBC's Thunderbirds
fought their hardest, but time ran
out before they could do anything
abqut the score.
Sports Editor — RAY FROST
Associate   Editor—Harold   Berson
Photo by Bruce Jaffray
GAME-WINNING TOUCHDOWN for Central Washington College was garnered by free-running halfback Don Doran (49)
when he galloped around left end 55 yards to paydirt. On the
play pictured, however, big Dave MacFarlane stopped Doran
cold before he could do any damage.
Will Be Tops
Brave Hoopers
Out of Wraps
UBC's new Inter A basket-
ball entry .officially called
Braves, come out from under
their wraps tomorrow night
when they show for the first
time against Victoria Drive
five at the King Edward Gym
at 8:45 p.m.
With newcomer to tho coaching
staff Dick Penn guiding the fresh
squad through the season, and a vast
field of talent at his command, Braves
should end up at the top of the Inter
A setup at the end of the season.
Head basketball manager on the
campus Ole Ostrom figures that Braves
are the team to beat in local circles.
All that is needed so far is the experience of working together as a
team. Individual talent is abundant
but teamwork is necessary for any
team.   i
But in past workouts, the youngsters have shown that they will develop as the season progresses.
Kerrisdale S
St
ars
aie
Tie
occer
Varsity
Superb Net-Minding Holds Off
Strong University Scoring Attack
Kerrisdale superb nctniinding allowed the Granville Street
team to hold off Varsity soccer team's pressing attack at the
Callister Park pilch Sunday afternoon long enough to squeeze
out a three all tie. •
Varsity   out-played   and   out-witted |
the   Granville    Street    team    with
WOMEN'S    INTRAMURALS
Wednesday. October 2(i, Field  House
12:30':>
Arts II A vs Arts VI B
Arts I B vs Arts II B
Teachers Training vs Hillel Club
1:00   ■
PE II vs HE IV
Arts III B vs Arts I C
Arts IV A v.s Arts IV C
Friday, October 28, Gymnasium
12:30
Aggies vs HE III    •
Nurses vs TT
1:00
Newman Club vs Commerce
Arts III C vs Arts IV D
Chieftains Down
Ex-Brits, in First
Division Rugger
Rugger supremacy of university again showed itself when
Chiefs defeated the powerhouse Ex-Britannia crew 17-0
at Douglas Park Saturday.
First counter of the game came
when Bob Dunlap scored on the ex-B
fifteen by a scrum rush through centre. Convert was missed.
Russ Latham, playing a marvellous
game, went over for his first of two
trys on a beautiful breakaway, running 50 yards to bring the score to
6-0.
KICK  GOOD
Penalty kick awarded Chief's wasn't
wasted a.s Austen Taylor booted the
pigskin between the posts widening
the margin to 9-0, where it remained
until the half-time whistle.
In the second half of the action-
packed contest. Gordie McKee made
an end run for a try, moving the score
up to  12-0.
Latham took the rest of the scoring
honors for the winners. Breaking
through a cluster of players, Latham
ran the ball across for his second try,
then finished the scoring by taking
his own convert. Final score was 17-0,
BRITS PLAYED BEST
Ex-Brits, always a powerful rugger
club, played their best, but were
at no time a match for the campus
winners.
Chiefs were well organized for thc
entire game, never once giving thc
losers a break to capitalize on,
NOTICES
All   hockey   players   who   have   not
had medicals yet,  please come to the
gym  at   12:30  p.m.  today.  Al  Theiscn
will be there to issue instructions.
tf tf tf
All men who intend to swim this
year on the men's swimming team
must turn out to a meeting at 12:30
p.m. Thursday, October 27. Entry
forms for UBC Championships will
he given out and pool training times
for swimmers will  be assigned.
Bi8 Block Awards Will
Be Presented Thursday
Names of Big Block winners and receivers of other athletic
awards have been released by Fall Awards Committee and
many of the university's top sportsmen will receive the tributes.
Awards   will   be   presented   to   the$ ~~—_
classic    performance    worthy    of   big
league elevens.
During' the first half, student full
backs Dave Thompson and D;;n Kenton played in the Kerrisdale half
of Ihe field, their goal only being
visited on a few spasmodic raids.
OSBORNE DRAWS FIRST j
First goal honors went to Varsity's |
Osborne who scored with a header !
on a pass by Kenny Campbell. |
Varsity   were   hustling  and   forcing I
the play all  the time and  Kerrisdale
were lucky l»» keep the score low.
Ken Campbell added another goal
for the locals with a close in shot
when the rival goal was in confusion.
Centre-forward Bill Posovitch almost added the third shortly afterwards but his shot hugged the wrong
side of the goal post.
Kerrisdale retaliated and outside-
left Don Radalot scored with a scorching shot that had goal written all
over it.
When the 45-minute whistle blew,
Varsity were leading by a 2-1 margin.
SECOND HALF BETTER
Kerrisdale showed better form in
the second half but they still lacked
Varsity's polished  style.
After 10 minutes of resumed play
Ken Campbell got his second goal
and Varsity's third when the whole
forward line combine on a power
play.
Play see-sawed back and forth and
Kerrisdale made their second score
when the Varsity half line misjudged
a ball and Don Radalet put the
leather in the net.
MOULDS STARRY
At Kerrisdale's goal again outside-
right Bobby Moulds drew applause
from the crowd when he dribbled
the ball past four Kerrisdale players
only to see a goalward shot sail a
foot over the crossbar.
It was Kerrisdale's play again and
Don Radalet got his hat-trick when
the Varsity goal tenders were slow
in clearing.
various winners at the annual Alumni
Big Block Banquet which will be
held this year at the Pacific Athletic
Club Thursday, October 27 at 6 p.m.
GREEN CfETS B.B.
In tennis Steve Green takes Big
Block and Lionel Jinks wins the
Small Block. Jack Volkovitch will
be given a junior manager's award.
Golf supplied the means for Doug
Bajus to gain his third Big Block.
Feter Bentley and Don Bodie win
it for the first time each, and Bod
Esplen  will receive a  Small Block,
Cricket: enabled Pete Hobson to
take a third Block, Alf Martin and
Art Griffen both getting a Small B,
SENIOR MANAGER AWARD
Harry Castillou will be given Senior
manager's award for his work with
the  Rowing  team.
In Track, Bob Piercy, John Pavelich,
Ez Henniger, all won Big B's for
the third time. Bill Husband wins
his second Block whilp Lyall Sundberg and Don Glover, will be given
their  Blocks  for   the  first time.
Wally Alexander and Jack Amm
both receive their Small B's.
FREDDIE FRENCH
BACK IN STRIP
FOR THUNDERBIRDS
Diminutive halfback Freddie
French, reported out of action for
the rest of thc season on doctor's
orders, will bc back in strip for
next Saturday's Homecoming game
with Pacific University.
French, advised to stay away
from football for this year because
lie was underweight, has gained
a few pounds and feels he will be
okay I'or thc rest of the season,
French weights now 1112 pounds
but lie will add a burst of new
speed in the backfield.
Watts & Co. Ltd.
Theatrical Costumiers and Wig Makers
wish to inform their customers at the U.B.C. that our
rental for single and double breasted tuxedos remains
at  $5.00   i'or   all   students   attending   the  University.
831 Howe St.
Phone PAcific 7620
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Cross-Country
Run Tomorrow
Three mile handicap cross
country race starting and finishing at the stadium will be
run at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow.
First running event of the year, this
race will serve a.s a preview for the
2.0 mile intermural race to be held on
November 2.
Favored to take the event is Bob
Piercy who came out top in the 1947
three mite run. Pat Minchin is also a
potent threat. Other lop campus runners scheduled to compete are Ez
Henniger and Pat Minchin.
To help give less experienced runners a more even chance, fast time
. runners will be given handicaps.
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UBC Thunderbird hockey squad
will open its regular playing season November 5 in Nanaimo when
they take on that city's Clippers.
The game will count as a regular
league game in thc Mainline league schedule. Tlie 'Birds therefore
are unofficially in the league. The
squad will definitely enter tlie B.C.
Senior "A" playdowns which are
held on n sectional basis.
UBC opposition will come from
Kerrisdale as well as Nanaimo and
the throe Interior teams in the
circuit.   The   league    is   of   a    fair
Senior   "A"   calibre   but   it   is   felt
that the locals will be heard from.
The coaltown crew are composed
of hustling juniors and a sprinkling
of oldtimers who are already being
touted around the pits as sure
Allan Cup winners. Stanley Cup
too, mavbe?
They have Stu Hendry in goal,
he is an ex-Ohawa star. Lund-
mark and O'Hara are two prairie
imports  of some  experience.
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lied ipernniali Carr and Hay Voll
a    weak    hacked    ex-pro.   The   remainder of  the squad   is composed
of last season's  darlings.
The new Kerrisdale entry is based
on Coley Hall's generosity in releasing Al Rittinger, and George
Horbe. These two combined with
Mel Nielson (you remember him
from way back when*, Bob Gibson,
and Pat Raztein should give a Veterans touch to the newly-dubbed
"Monarchs."
They have Boh Saunders, ex-
Thunderbird ace on defense with
twin   brother  Don   in  goal.
Boh Sclpnied, ex-Calgary Buffalo star is one of the big buys on
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