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The Ubyssey Feb 28, 1950

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vol. xxxn
No. 54
Students approaching the university on South-west
Marine Drive are urged to avoid the Main Mall because of
tiie danger of traffic jams, Provincial Police warned today.
They are urged to continue on Marine Drive to the Fort
Camp entrance <to the University and use parking lots on
the north sector of the campus.
Last few hundred cars using Univeristy Boulevard
have been late for lectures because of traffic jams. Jam Up
has been caused by the closing off of Chancellor Boulevard
for the past two weeks.
Brotherhood Can't Be
Legislated Claims McNeil
"Wt can't legislate people into
brotherhood but we can, by legislation, establish standards," Grant
McNeil, director of Vancouver Public
Research Bureau, told a gathering
representing five campus clubs Friday.
Members of CLU, SCM. and UN,
CCF, and LPP clubs met to hear
Mr. McNeil speak on "A Bill of Rights
Brock Furniture to
Got Pace Uplifted
Furniture in Brock Hall will soon
take on « new look.
Brock Extension Committee under
the ctmiwrtuniship of Peter De Vooght
have announced that they are going
to lieve -the furniture In the Brock
Lounge recovered.
Before long the chesterfields and
«My chairs will be adorned in shades
of orange, mauve and red.
Coal of tthe sprtog recovering will
be absorbed by the AMS and the Ad-
ffikfetniUcm. The AMS has indicated
that they will pay out $700 and Khe
Administration will furnish the remainder.
for B.C."
Speaker commendefl those present
on their active support of the proposed bill. What is needed, he said, is
not merely a declaration of rights,
but penalties under law established
against discriminatory practices.
Mr. McNeil cited several cases from
his own experience showing the "deep-
rooted prejudices" existing in Canada.
As honorary secretary of security
commission for evacuating the Japanese from B.C., he found no Japanese attempt at sabotage.
"The real reason for the evacuation," he said, "was fear of overt
action en the part of the white population."
Hotel owners who discriminate
against Negros, he said, do so from
fear of Vheir customers' prejudices.
Many trade unions have found it
necessary to include clauses against
discrimination in their constitutions.
"In a democracy such as ours," he
concluded, "we must be most vigilant,
because from petty prejudices springs
Concert Features Work
Of Canadian Composer
Fresh on the heels of her latest
musical triumph as winner of a CBC
song-writing contest comes the presentation of four works by Canadian
composer Jean Coulthard Adams in
UBCs Brock Lounge tomorrow night
at 8:30 p.m.
Music lovers will have the opor-
tunlty to hear four of the composer's
best works played and sung by some
of Vancouver's outstanding artists.
Mrs. Adams ls at present on the
staff of the Universitys Department
of Music, dividing her time between
lectures, the management of her home
and musical composition.
Her prize-winning Canadian song,
a musical frame-work for one of
Earle Birney's poems is but one example of her prolific and highly
imaginative methods.
the program tomorrow evening will
will Include Sonata for Piano, played
by Frances Marr; Sonata for Oboe
and Piano, played by Oboist Louis
Rale and Pianist Norma Abernethy;
Song Cycle, based on poems from
L. A. MacKay's work "The 111-
Tempered Lover' and sung by Beth
Watson:   and   Quartet'   for   Strings,
played by the Steinberg Quartet.
Invitations may be had at the Alma
Mater Office, Brock Hall, UBC.
Registration fox summer employment will itake place in Physics 200
on the following dates:
Monday, March 6—'1st year Arts and
Tuesday, March 7—2nd and 3rd year
Commerce, Phys Ed, and Home Ec.
Wednesday, March 8—2nd and 3rd
years Arts.
Thursday, March 9—Undergrads In
Applied Science.
Friday, March 10—Undergrads in
Pharmacy, Agriculture and Law.
Saturday, March 11—Special session
for those unable to attend other meetings.
There will be two registrations at
each session alt 12:30 and 1 p.m. Please
bo on time for one session or the
other. There will be only one session
on Saturday at 12:30.
Outside Students Have To Pay
Licence Fee Says Government
Musclemen Stage2«Hour
Variety Show Saturday
UBC's Physical Education students
will stage a 2-hour ' variety show
Saturday, March 3 in the Auditorium.
Show will have two performances at
4 and 8:30 p.m.
Entitled "Dreamtime," the show is
designed as a dream sequence which
will take the spectator through a series
of scenes depicting other countries.
Afternoon show at 4 p.m. is designed
for students and price of admission is
10 cents. Evening performance is for
outsiders and prices are 25 cents for
students and 35 cents for outsiders.
Chairman of the committee in charge
of staging the show is Fred Jones,
fourth year Physical Education student. Publicity manager is Hugh Marshall.
The show will feature an all-physl-
al education student cast and. 50 of
the  students  will  appear  on  stage.
Tween ClaiMt
Arts Women Elect
Members Tomorrow
continue at 12:30 tomorrow. 2nd year
Arts women will meat in Arts 105
and third year Arts in Arte 106. Offices to be filled are intra-mural
managers and class exectutlve.
V *r *t*
APPLICATIONS are now available
for summer employment w^ith the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting
Company of Canada, Limited (Trail
arid klmberley.) Employment will be
offered only to under-graduate in
Applied Science and local residents of
Traiil, Rossland and Klimberley in any
faculty. Students ore asked to pick
up application forms and make interview appointment at the Employment
Bureau, Hut M7 now.
*P *r *V
tinue i.'s UNESCO program today. Dr.
Ormsby, History Department, w'll
.«peak in the topic "Can We Still Learn
History?" at 12:30 p.m. today in Arts
•p *v •?•
BIG BLOCK CLUB mc ts in gym
12:30 sharp on Wednesday. Everybody
wear sweaters. Meeting b Brook will
take place after to discuss dance on
Saturday after the gym display.
9fi Sp 9fi
general meeting tomorrow at 12:30 p.m.
tin HO 12. Committees, Dance plan, and
voting are all included on vhe agenda.
Sp *r *r
FINAL DEBATES for thc Legion
Cup Tropihy will be held this coming
Thursday in Arte 100.
" Faculties still in the race are Home
Economics and Law.
Every student in the faculty has had
a hand ln preparing the show.
Publicity manager Marshall promises
that the show will be unique at UBC.
Dance Club Stages
Stag and Hag Stomp
Culmination of UBC's Dance Club's
social activities this year will be their
Stag and Hag Stomp to be held in
Brock Hall on Thursday from 8-12 p.m.
Music for dancing will be strict-
tempo and all the major ballroom
dances will be featured, Including
Fox-trot, Waltz, Rhumba, Tango,
Samba and a few square dances to
give the dance versatility.
Also featured at the mammoth dance
will be a floor show which will spotlight. Vincent and Visini, the Dance
Club's professional instructors, who
will give a demonstration of the English Quick Step and the South American Samba.
Main attraction of the dance will be
the strictly informal atmosphere.
Everyone will be concerned about
having a good time instead of how
they are dressed.
Tickets priced at 60c per person are
on sale at the AMS office and from
Dance Club executive.
Superintendent Claims Students
Running Cars Can Afford to Pay
Provincial government will make no move to amend the
Motor Vehicle Act so that out-of-province students attending
UBC may be exempt from paying a license fee.
George A. Hood, superintendent of*
motor-vehicles in a letter to Attorney
General Gordon Wismer^ who received
a brief from Student Council recently, stated, "It seems to me the general
attitude of the other provinces herein
is that it is not imperative for students to operate motor-vehicles and
if they can afford to operate motor-
vehicles it would follow that they
can also afford to pay a license fee
for the operation of the same."
Compiling of a brief was instigated
last year when an American student
attending UBC protested that B. C.
Police had told him he would have
to obtain B.C. license plates for his
Basis for his complaint, he stated,
was the fact that out-of-state students
in the U.S. are not forced to take
out licenses
Brief, prepared by Coordinator of
Activities George Cumming, asked
that the government change Section
VII of the Motor-Vehicles Act, which
states that any vehicle brought into
E.C. for a period of more than six
months must be registered with the
B. C. Motor Vehicles Branch.
Referring to the American student's
complaint, Mr. Hood stated, "any non-
if  they are  attending
resident operating a foreign-pleasure
motor-vehicle in California, which
bears a valid license. of the place
of residence of the owner, is not required to register the same in Call*
forma unless he accepts gainful employment or uses such motor-vehicle
for the transportation of persons or
property for compensation or primarily for the transportation of property."
This would have no bearing In
connection with special privileges for
students, the superintendent stated.
The brief had asked that reciprocal
arrangements with other motor-vehicle branches be made in other provinces and in the U.S. so that nonresident students might be exempted.
The department, Mr. Hood stated,
receives requests for license exemption from persons and organizations
engaged in charitable groups and
church work, and it is not their policy
to grant their requests although it
seems they have better grounds than
Mr. Wismer and Minister of Edu-
| cation W. T. Straith both wrote Cumming that they were interested in the
brief and promised to contact Mr.
Goveners Announce Two More
Appointments To New Faculty
Here Next Week
Student invasion from Vienna will
hit the campus Tuesday, March 7,
wii'h 30 'good will touring' university
students attempting to cement international relations.
These Austrian students have visited about 30 universities across United
States and Canada, learning the American way of life and displaying their
own. In Toronto they packed the 6000
seal's of Massey Hall, a feat which even
Marian Anderstan failed to achieve.
Veterans on DVA credit will be able
to pick up their February cheques
in the Armouries Thursday, March 2
and Friday March 3 from 9:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m.
A's to Mac's will receive cheques
Thursday and all others will be distributed on Friday.
In Chem Building
UBC Home of so Celled 'hot. Lsb'
Atoms are virtually engraving photographic plates in the Atomic Research laboratory at UE'C.
On the third floor of UBC's Chemistry Building there is a small room
containing an array of equipment resembling a short wave radio st'ation.
At a glance there is troth ir g that would
excite a v''.sit",r. But this is called the
"Hdt iab"—and it is hot hot in every
sense of the word.
Prominent in the room is a small
lead casket containing art innocent
array of bottles, and testubes. As the
scierltist lifts the lid of the box a
monitor needle which indicates radio
activity leaps—the contents are radio
In 'three minutes the scienter, has
absorbed all the radio active waves
he can safely stand for the next 24
Dr. Gilbert Hooley, of the department of Chemistry and a leading radio
active researcher puts a feeling of ease
on the situation!.
"This   is   the   only   labortary,"   he
.«aid, "in the province authorized  by j
Chalk River to carry on  radio active j
chemical research with r.he quantities i
of material  exceeding  an   activity   of
one milllcurie. Incidentally, the milli-
curie  is  a   measure  of   radio  activity !
equal to 1.10,000 of an ounce of radium."
Chalk Rivers stamp of approval
came only after a meticulous inspen -
ion of facilities bad been made. Walls,
tables and furniture had to be sprayed
with a special plastic palint that can
be peeled off when it has become sal -
united wi'h radioactive material.
Floors and ceilings were specially
treated to prevent deep penetration
by radioacti ve particles. A special
ventilation system was installed to
carry away injurious vapors. A system
of waste disposal that entails careful
collection of all radioacl ive waste and
its subsequent disposal far out at sea
had to be approved as d1 d the two-inch
thick lead casket that holds 'he supplv
of radioactive isotopes. Finally all
personnel chosen to work in the laboratory had to be approved by Chalk
River officials. Four of the scientist's,
Dr. Hooky, Dr. M. Kirsch, Dr. S. H.
Zbarsky and Dr. L. W. Shemilt, have
spent periods of time at the Chalk
River operations, gaining experience
fir- hand in the very heart of Canada's atomic research program.
Radioactiivity is a bmnd n.-w tool—
sc new in fact that means :>f applying
ii.tit practically are still Ithe subject of
■intensive   study   and   research.   UBC
scientists have set themselves a number of major tasks both i:i t'.he field
of applied research and in pure research projects that have no direct
application to industry at the present
One cf UBC's most proficient authorities on the rare? elements, Dr. J.
A. Harris, is studying more efficient
methods to extract uranium from
■pi'lehblend—a process which at the
prerent time is both expensive and
wasteful. *
Dr. Zbarsky is a biochemist concerned with the effect of poison gases
on human tissues.
During the war an ant'de'e for
Lewisite poisoning was discovered.
The exact function of this r.iticV.e
is not kt'own and further insight into
its action could lead to improved methods 'of treatment.
Dr. Zbarsky, working with radio-,
active sulphur, a component of the
antidote, hopes ito study the effect of
the compound as it works in livi-;?
tissue. He will trace its action by
means of that now famous tool of
the a.'.omic .■jiceiitist—tho Geiger Counter.
Dr. Hooley, an oceanographer, Dr.
J.  P, Tully,  are conducting research
on radioactivity in the ocein—a tre-
tnendous project with limiltless possibilities. At present they are working
with 100 gallon samples of ocean water
filtering each sample through ion
exchange resins. Simply resinous compounds that absorb all'the radioactivity
from tha sea water. In this manner
they are able to concentrate the extremely diluted rad'ond'.ive particles
nnd measure their strength in the
Latter, rather than shipping large
quantities of sea wsl'er to the laboratory they w'll go 'on location aboard
an oceanography ship with pumps
capable of lifting a cubic mile of
water per day through tne resin filters. Possibly these scientists will
discover that radioactivity materials
can be extracted from the ocean al
a eosit that w'll make the process economically practicable. In the field
of pure research graduate and undergraduate students are experimenting
vVith the properties of colbalt, iron,
cerium  and sulphur.
Dr. Kirsch i.s supervising experiment! s w'ith iodine which may ultimately find application in tlte medical
field since radioactive iodine can be
used as "tracer" in diagnosing and
curing such physical ailments.
Shaughnessy Surgeon/ McGill
Anatomist on Medical Staff
Two important appointments to the
Faculty of Medicine have been announced by the Board of Governors
of the University uf British Columbia.
Dr. H. Rcckc Robertson, who at thc
present time is director of surgery
at Shaughnessy Hospital and an associate on the surgical attending staff
of the Vancouver General Hospital,
will head the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Robertson is also Chairman of
the Committee on Refresher Courses
at the Vancouver General Hospital.
Dr. Sidney M. Friedman, at present
associate professor of Anatomy at
McGill University, will head the
corresponding department at the University of British Columbia. Both appointees have outstanding records of
achievement in their respective fields.
Dr. Robertson was born in Vic-
toria( B.C., and was gold medalist of
his graduating class in medicine at
McGill University in 1936, In the
years which followed, he distinguished himself while serving on the
staffs cf the Royal Infirmary (Edinburgh), the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, and the Montreal General
He joined the RoVal Canadian Army
Medical Corps in 1940, and was given
command of No. 2 Canadian Field
Surgical Unit in 1942. He served with
this unit through'"the Sicilian campaign. In 1944, he returned to England to take command of the Military
Hospital at Farnborough.
Late in the same year, he wa.s made
Chief of Surgery at the Vancouver
Military Hospital. At the time of his
discharge from the RCAMC in October
1945, Dr. Robertson held the rank of
Lieutenant Colonel. He has been Director of Surgery at Shaughnessy Hos*-
pifctl up to the present.
Dr. Robertson is a member of leading medical societies in England and
Canada, including the Royal College
of Surgeons (Edinburgh), and the
Royal College of Physicians and Sur-
leons cf Canada.
He has numerous medical publications to his credit and has been
oarticularly interested In the operative
treatment of vascular diseases, the
use of the artificial kidney, and the
treatment of intestinal obstruction,.
Dr. Friedman, a native of Montreal,
's one of Canada's outstanding research anatomists with more than
thirty research publications to his
credit. He was a pioneer in the study
of the steroid hormones, and has
been working in recent years on the
adrenal gland.
Much of Dr. Friedman's research
has been carried on with the assslt-
ance of his wife, the former Constance
E. Livingstone, who is also a scientist of outstanding ability.
She will become a research associate in the Department of Anatomy.
Dr. Friedman holds the degrees of
BA, MDCM, M Sc and Ph D from
McGill University, and has served in
various pests at that institution since
His academic work was interrupted
by aev'ive service with the Royal
Canadian Air Force, 1943-44, In which
he held a commission as Flight Lieutenant in the Medical Branch. He was
appointed associate professor of Anatomy al MoSill University in 1949.
In commenting upon these appointment,^ Dean M.M. Weaver expressed
satisfaction that the University has
obtained such highly qualified peoplo
to fill these important posts.
International Club representatives are in the same fix
as the publications were two weeks ago.
The only difference is that they want billets for 30
students from Vienna whereas the pub only needed billets
for 20 students from Seattle, Washington.
In the group, whioh will be here next Tuesday, are 17
men, 12 women and a facully advisor.
Anyone able to billet a student or who wants extra
information are .'isked to phone KE. 5529R. Faff 2
Tuesday,   February   28,   1930
The Ubyssey
Member Canadian University Press
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Published throughout the university year by the Student Publications Board of the Alma
Mater Society of the University of British Columbia.
Editorial opinions expressed herein are those of die editorial staff of The Ubyssey and not
necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society nor of tho University.
Offices ln Brock Hall. Phone ALma 1624 For display advertising phone ALma 3253
GENERAL STAFF: CUP Editor, Jerry MaoDomald; News Editor, Art Welsh; Features Editor,
Vic Hay; Sports Editor, Ray Frost; Women's Editor, Shirley Finch; Editorial Asst. Les Armour.
Senior Editor - HUGH CAMERON
Associate Editor — BETTY HOftUN
The Ubyssey is slightly amazed at the
Student Peace Movement's persistent passing
of a "ban the bomb" petition,
We are fully aware of the hideous im-
pUcations latent in the U.S. production of the
bomb. The warning of four eminent physicists
over the weekend that one hydrogen bomb
could wipe out all living things leaves us with
a feeling of disgust for the idiots who ordered
the weapon into production.
Bacteriological warfare, too, disturbs us
not a little and even now outdated atom-
teiftb causes the bottom to drop out of our
gtomachs. 4   f <f
But we hope that the Student Peace
Movement is not naive enough to believe that
•the petition will actually accomplish anything.
The problem is much too deep to be
solved by a handful 6f names on a scroll of
It involves a solution to an ideological
Jobs For Chemicals
The Chemical Engineers — God bless
'•m — have produced a small brochure for
distribution to prospective employers which
they hope "will result in more jobs for UBC
The attractive booklet, while not a fancy
job, has enough color in it to make it eye
catching and the copy in it is well-written
and competently handled.
The booklet, we hope, will provide many
a job for graduating Chemical Engineers.
The Chemical Engineers have demonstrated that their foresight, on this occasion,
is better than their hindsight. The production
of such a booklet should be an inspiration
not only to other faculties but for those who
have the good of the university at heart in the
field of public relations.
war, to the international trade problem, to the
internal difficulties inherent in both capitalism and communism, and finally to the ultimate question of effective world government.
The Student Peace Movement might better devote its attention to these basic problems or to their underlying educational and
philosophical implications.
Peace Movement leaders will no doubi
stoutly maintain that their petition will awaken public interest in the problem. But public
interest is already there. The press, whatever
may be its faults, has provided enough scare
stories to awaken the most lethargic.
Perhaps the petition gives the Peace Movement members a peculiar feeling of pyscho-
logical well-being. They perhaps feel that
they alone have something, however futile.
But the point is that there is a great
deal that the Peace Movement could do which
would be much less futile than running about
the campus with sheafs of paper
Critic on the hearth      ■* «*■ *■*■■••"
Jussl Bjoerllng's vocallsm is a thing
of beauty. His melodious voice is al-
ways used to creat sounds that are
attractive. His mastery of the true bel
canto style of singing with its effortless legato and its bevy of finely spun
pianlssimos marks him as one of the
few singers who has taken the time
to gain complete control of his vocal
Yet, as I sat lapping up this gorgeous outpouring of sound, I realized
that the most inspiring moments of
Friday evening's recital came from Mr.
Bjoerling's effortless surmounting of
purely technical problems and not
from his communication of the inner
subtleties of the text. There was, in
fact, little attempt on the pant of the
singer to delve Into the significance
of the words he sang. The most
Striking example of this occurred when
Mr. Bjoerling proffered as one of his
many encores, Foster's "Jeannle with
the Light Brown Hair.'1 Tha tenor
was obviously more concerned with
the shape of his vowels than he was
with an ardent young man's wistful
yearning for his love. Throughout the
entire evening the same general ap-
Letters To
This editorial is not meant to be in disparagement of the work being presently done
by the Extension Department. They have done
an excellent job of informing the public of
the progress being made at UBC, but are
at the mercy of newspapers Who consider
many of the items they release of relatively
little interest.
A booklet of the sort produced by the
Chemical Engineers could inform potential
donors of the need for funds to complete the
War Memorial and the progress that has
been made on it so far.
Doubtless there are many other uses
which such a publication could be adapted to.
The Ubyssey congratulates the staff of the
Chemical's handbook and hopes that it brings
them many an offer of prosperous employment.
fa This Comet       by jim banham
This time with their tongue in their cheek,
Hollywood has wrenched another Broadway
hit from thf stage and twisted its meaning and
logic until it's virtually unrecognizable.
Horribly miscast as the heroine, Paulette
Goddard roams through "Anna Lucasta"
looking like something transplanted from high
society to the slums. Miss Goddard's limited
talents, as an actress that is, certainly don't
suit her for this part. Her very obvious physical endowments are nice to look at, if you
like that soft of thing.
"Anna Lucasta" was a successful stage,
play about a prostitute who was thrown out
of her home by her father. In the picture
Miss Goddard's sole sin was kissing a young
man after a teen-age dance. Father throws
her out all right, but she is euphemistically
called a "waitress" in the picture.
The picture concerns itself with the family's attempts to unite Anna, who is persuaded
to come home, with Rudolph, the son of
Father Lucasta's"best friend, who comes north
to seek his fortune with an agriculture degree,
Anna and Rudolph hit it off right away
and get married (10 minutes, screen time.)
At this point Father Lucasta threatens to
squeal on Anna, and while Rudy is off changing after the wedding Anna runs off.
But love triumphs and Rudy is united
again with Anna in a waterfront bar in
Brooklyn. Presumably they go to his farm
and live happily ever after.
None of the major characters in the film
are of any importance but some of the lesser
figures do give good performances. Broderick
Crawford, married lo Anna's sister, does well
as a bumbling, well-meaning oad, and father
Lucasta, as a man on his last legs from drink,
manages to put over his dissipation.
A bit player known as "Queenie" appears
for only a couple of minutes but her imbibing, calls for "dearie" in a rasping voice,
and her majestic exit while drunk is a little
gem in the middle of a lot of sludge.
Famous Player Theatres have brought
another Cecile B. DeMille epic to town. "Samson and Delilah," which has been dubbed "a
romp through the book of Judges with Cecile
B. DeMille," is playing here artd patrons are
being charged $1.25 for "this special limited
entertainment," a little sign over the box
office says.
Here are a few questions addressed to
the Famous Players Chain. (1) What's
"special" about Samson and Delilah. I've read
some reviews and they all think the picture
stinks. I'd like to say so too, but not for $1.25.
(2) What's "limited" about the picture? I
know Mr. DeMille's talents as a movie producer are very limited but is the picture?
(3) If you had the intention of producing a
bible story — a story from the world's greatest
book — why do you put it on the level of
"entertainment?" Doesn't, it merit a better
tag than that? Personally, I'm inclined to
think your soaking the public where you
think you can get away with it.
Some pictures worth the trip to downtown houses are: The Great Lover, starring
Bob Hope, not the best Hope picture made,
but entertaining; Lost Boundaries, the story
of negroes who pass for white; two revivals,
Casablanca, obviously released because it
stars Ingrid Bergman and G-Men, starring
energetic Jimmy Cagney and Quartet, four
of Somerset Maugham's short stories on film,
The Editor, Ubyssey
Is it possible that our Les forgot to
turn on the light when he was looking at the SCM? lt would seem so.
With the exception of two or three
disparaging and juvenile remarks
abcut the SCM — which has no bearing on his actual subject — he has
said nothing about the organization.
These few remarks he follows with
a confused jumble of words about
Atheism and Life Week. Then he
wanders off to discuss a subject that
seems to be Beyond his comprehension under the heading "Three Points,''
from which it must be assumed:
1. That he did not attend the lecture
which has aroused his indignation.
If he did he should hove come out
from behind his mair and given us
the benefit of his profound wisdom.
2. That his informer became befuddled ten minutes after the discussion began and missed the last
fifty minutes of the lecture.
3. That he or his Informer were unable to see the trees for the forest.
It is only too obvious that Mr,
Armour has succeeded in doing the
very thing the "learned professor"
cotr.mented on some weeks ago when
he found an item in an evening
■japer that purported to be an accurate presentation of thc main points
of a  noon  hour  talk he  had given.
Mr. Armour, when you condemn
Christianity on the* basis of Negro
lynchings, which are certainly not a
product of Christianity, when you
make such a ridiculous remark as
'the appearance of Christian speakers
in classes is a little dangerous," whtn
you imply that the Christian religion
is not concerned about "the state of
humanity," you condemn yourself as
i fool and you expose your complete
gnorance of the meaning of Chris-
'.innity. You would do well, Mr. Armour, to restrict your critical efforts
to matters about' which you have
some knowledge.
It is a strange thing that in a
professedly Christian country, not
even one lecture can be given on the
problems of Christianity without arousing a protest, in this case from an
immature journalist.
ED. NOTE: Mr. Armour swears lie
attended the lecture referred to in
his column and contributed to thc
discussion. He even claims he led it
where It went. As a columnist in The
Ubyssey, readers don't seem to realize
that Mr. Armour has the right to sny
anything he wishes within the limits
of good taste, as long as he docs not
Indicate that these views arc those of
the editorial board of The Ubyssey.
proach was evident; impeccable phrasing, subtle nuances of tonal color,
and rarely a glimmer of what the
song was really about.
It is dubious whether operatic tenors
should ever attempt lieder singing.
Most lieder demand the utmost in
psychological 'insight on the part of
both singer and and pianist. Operatic
singers who deal for the most part
with heightened, florid emotions,
rarely seem comfortable when restricted to the miniature human dramas
such as one finds in most of the
greatest songs of Schubert and Hugo
Wolf. Let it be said that Mr. Bjoerling is not the exception that proves
the rule.
In the Inevitable operatic excerpts,
Mr. Bjoerling was on home territory.
However, familiarity with the singers
previous achievements through the
mediums of radio and recordings leads
one to believe that there was an
unusual reserve  in   the presentation
of most of the operatic arias. Mr.
Bjoerling's conception of Don Jose
passionate obscessin with the gypsy
Carmen seemed a trifle sedate. Yet
the singing of Le Reve from "Manon"
was the highlight of the evening. The
plasticity of the phrasing and the tranquility of mood created an Impression
of timeless serenity, suggesting that
Mr. Bjoerling's greatest strength lies
in those operatic roles in which the
emphasis is on the lyric rather than
the dramatic.
The evening's considerable enjoyment was not enhanced by the work
of the accompanist who plodded
through his material, apparently oblivious of his surroundings, a section
of which included Mr. Bjoerling.
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and all that
by les armour
This heinous heathen colsmn is delighted by the hornet's nest buzzfing,
meaningless, SCM barbs turned loose
on it sines lasJt it took its black-faced
place >in print.
It seems that the most hideous of
Ito ci*:wtes was to laugh at Christianity.!
In particular we laughed eit Christian >
heavens which are supposed to be a'
fitting substitude for the nice quiet
heathen life destroyed by sawdust-'
trail missionaries fired with love of
Haekel's Gaseous Vertebrate.
We still laugh. We think the whole
(thing has a delightful comic opera
touch to it.
We are told 'that wj ought not laugh
because millions of people take their
comic cpera seriously.
Frankly we think this approach is
almost'equally funny. If a hundred
million people belived that tha moon
was made of jpreen cheese and that
their (i Meal well being depended upon
their believing <t*iat the moon was made
of green ehtehe we would, likewise,
laugh at that,
BUt if we must take the comic op-
ert seriously, We shall wipe fthe smirk
off dur dirty bettered Httle mug, take
off our coa't arid get down to earth.
We are fold, by a toimilng SGMer,
thsJt we blamed the lynching of Negroes on the Christianity.
We m not.
We s»!d that Chrlstianty had nil
stopped lynchlngs and thait Hlndi'sm
had not slopped the casts system.
yet neMher lyiiehlng nor caste systems
fire compatible with the basic teachings of either relgion.
Ih fftot none tif the grsat relgtons
Has even adhered to Its basic teach-
ihgs-ainlees It be Confucianism which
never retdljr pretended to be a religion
At Lovol Univrtiiy
Uranium Found By Odd Method
comic mi
anyway and e:ii ainly never indulged
in comic Opera hocus poeus.
Christianity believes in turning the
other cheek and assorted n-lcc'Mes in
the same vein y«it we fi.-.d the lat:
Metropolian Serglus of the Russian
Orthodox OhWh utteV'ng a piouf
prayer to his G:d created in the image of a man for ths victory of Sovie
foross invading Filand. Gcd, we
gather is still :n the side of the biggc::
iind bestest battalions.
Christianity believes in brotherhood
y.T' we find a eonfereroe of the American Mtethodislt Church Upholding
the segregation of Negroes In seyuthero
churches. Brotherhood isn't so hot
whom it isn't expedient (is it boys?)
Chris'J'anl'y believes 'in 'the w:ll-
being of mankind yet wo find a recent Pope, infallible representative
of God on earth, cheering one Francisco Franco as a "fine Christian
gentleman.' We are sure that all the
fine upstariding heathens w*ho went
down under Fr.-wc1 'sco's machine gun?
will appreciate that touch!
All of which means simply Ihii
Christianity has comprised itself into
a comic opera. Which is what we said
before. Q.E.D.
TH's does n f mean that Christianity
has rever done ally good. We have
the Salvation Army. We have an Albert Schweitzer here and there.
Bult that doesnt make it right for
the sawdust trai'l boys to Upset el her
people's lives with their "only justification being an unproved revelation
of dulb'ioUs interpretation concerning a
Gaseous Vertebrate dressed up to look
like a man. '
Jufi ore more score. A'"e, her buzzing SCMer says we weren't at the lecture when the dear sweet y:ung lady
replaced a remarkably intelligent professor on the rostrum of a perfectly
good social philosophy class.
We were.
We talked btV we were shut up by
the young lady who w.i.s perhaps
afraid that we might upset th? show.
Thu tail c d cf the direusoion, centred if we recall, around a certain
Bishop Barnes of the Anglican Church.
Now Bishop ©aires, like This column,
is a little tired of comic opera which
people persist in taking seriously. He
therefore set out t-> work out a rational
E'ul he was silenced riuiokly by
"reputable theologians" and is now
relegated to works of Ihe Rationalist
Press Association.
The only way, then, to get rid of
the comic cpera is to work out something new. Wo have got to find a
hotter socio 1 philosopher than -Tesus
An important discovery of Uranium
has been made on the new site in
Quebec city which Laval University
plans to oocupy.
The astonishing news ls disclosed
in last week's issue of the student
paper Le Carabin, and the significance
of it is an ironic circumstance for
the paper, which has a reputation for
perpetrating jokes on Its readers,
This time the joke is on Le Carabin's
editors, who have hottest story of
their career on their hands, and are
trying desperately to show their earnestness. This discovery itself ll a
fantastic story.
Andre Fortin, a First Year Forestry
Engineering student, actually has a
claim for Uran|nite on the future
campus site following an unusual occurence.
He used to take long walks every
night over the site. Every time, he
noticed that he would get a shock
or a quick burning sensation in his
right knee which he broke years ago.
These repeated shocks, always at the
same place and in the same direction,
made the young scienceman curious.
Secretly he verified and found that
radio-activity could cause that particular phenomenon in the case of a
sensitive joint.
When he was sure of his finding, he
went alone, at night, at the exact
place of the radiations. Hidden by
darkness, he proceeded to what wquld
have seemed silly to anybody else;
with a pick and a shovel, he cleared
off the heavy ice layer( then kept on
digging into the ground until the intensity of the strange sensation removed his last doubt's. This was Friday at 5:00 p.m*.
He  went,  the same night  to the
lab to make an analysis of his discovery. Results a semi-metallic brown-
black mineral, density 9.5, hardness
5 to 6, octaedric and orhtorhombic
crystals, and soluble Mn nitric acid.
Saturday morning, the faculty meter
indicated 30 radio-active units, which
is Considered enormous by specialists.
Faculty dean and professors were
present' at that last verification,
This is how a Laval student made
one of the century's most astonishing
discoveries with nothing else than a
limb he calls the "Fortin Detector.'1
Knowing that the Federal Govern-
Nominations Open
Canadian Legion nominations opened
on the campus yesterday with positions opened for next years' executive.
Only candidate fer president is Al
WesVcott who* will attempt to take
over the job which was done by John
H6ar this year,
Murray Ryan Was nominated for
secretary while Len Nordby and Len
Stewart were suggested fbr executive
positions. Nominations will close
March 14, and elections will take
place March 16.
The new president will be one of
three who will attend the silver anniversary convention of Canadian Legion in Winnipeg, May 14-16. Present
'president John Haar, and another
chosen delegate will accompany him.
On the same agenda it was'decided
thai' |500 will be given to Provincial
Command Plan to benefit university
scholarships. A combination of Legion
and Provincial donations will net a
total scholarship of $1000.
far Coup
Engmeeis Being
Sued By Pubsteis
rhree engineers and an official r>\ when Engineers took over the Ubyssey
the Alma Mat'er Society will be ar- for a day before the Law Ball March
raigned   before   the   Supreme   Moot  2, which he claims is the only legal
Ccurt of the University of British
Columbia Wednesday at 2 p.m. in
Brock Hall.
Trial Is ope* to all students and
they are invited to attend.
Cyril White, president cf the Eng- ;
ineers Undergraduate Society, Donald
Duguid, publicity manager for the
EUS and Robert IVfcMortlie, fourth
year engineering student will face
charges cf forceful abdUcv'ion, assault
and battery and defacement of bodily
H. B. Maunsell, business manager of
the AMS will be en trial as an accessory after the fact.
A jury of 12 beautiful women have
been chosen to render the verdict.
Judges hearing the case will be Justices Edward McNally, NOrman Seu-
er and David Smith.
Justice McNally claims he wants
to  put  the  Injustices  of  last  week
ball on the campus.
• • • charged
Hie supreme moot court of British Columbia
Whereas it be brought to the atteniton of the keepers of our
Alma Mater's peace that among our Mater's subjects there be
great unrest, and that divers consequences of a most serious
nature allegedly do result, and among such consequences to wit:
ihat certain of our Mater's subjects, those as do go clothed in
red (and as do sei themselves to the learnings of mechanics,
electrics, and divers other heresies of a nature such that do
cause great perturbation among certain of our Maters philiso-
phers, those as aforesaid) do assemble themselves together for
most heinous purposes and do wreak bodily assault and other
vengeances on certain of our Maters most loyal and obedient
servants, to wit those who are known as scribes. And, whereas
in addition to the aforesaid there has been known to be great
wailing and shearing of locks, therefore be it known that our
Mater is most displeased.
And whereas it be deemed desirable that our lawyers shall
put to right the aforesaid greivance before the time of great
revelry and joy do come upon all our Mater's subjects, to wit;
before the day of Thursday, March 2, on which the Lawyer's
Great Annual Lav Ball do be holden at the Commodore, ("The
only legal Ball on the campus")
Therefore be it known that in the Supreme Moot Court of
The University of British Columbia to be holden Wednesday,
March 1, in the great chamber of the Brock Hall at 2:00 p.m.
before three judges appointed by the court and a jury of 12
from among the fairest and most beauteous caf dwellers that
the Law Undergraduate Society be aware of, (be it known)
that there shall he heard and tried an action in which Jim
Banham and Elaine Jones, Les Armour, Hugh Cameron and
Chuck Marshall, (plaintiffs) and Cy White, Mr. Monsell, Don
Ouiguid and Bob McMordie, (defendants representing the
Engineer's Undergraduate Society).
And be it known that all our Mater's subjects be invited io
attend and view the said process, and the order of the court
is that they do be admitted on tender of good and sufficient
B, V. Reed, Registrar,
The Supremo Moot Court of the
University of British Columbia.
ment ls offering 1850.00 a ton for the
10 percent uranium mineral found
earlier in February at Charlevoix,
along the St. Lawrence river, approximately 130 miles from Quebec city,
one wonders what will result from
this last disCctery. Who will get the
most profit of It, Fortin, the University, or the Government? Following
recognition of the facts by the Mining
Department, as the paper says, Quebec
City is now worried about Ithis.
A French university student has invented a "wife
proof" cigarette box.
The box, built like a bank vault, is so regulated that
the top opens like the door to a time vault. The time may be
set ahd the box will not open until the indicated hour.
The invention is expected to be a boon to husbands
with wives who smoke.
"The time mechanism may be set in the morning," said
the young inventor, ."and there will be no worries about
'being out' when you return home in the evening.'*
fhe Mummery
(This is a special column written by the immortal
Ubyssey columnist 'Jabez* for the Engineers' edition. As
lucfc would have it the Engineers jorgot to run it, so
the Editors of the Ubyssey take this opportunity to
print the column.)
I have received a wired invitation to
contribute something to the Engineers' Issue.
I accept with pleasure. Easily impressed by
the wonders of modern communication, I
should undoubtedly accept a wired invitation
to stick my head into a barrel of Hot tar. If
somebody phoned me long-distance from Bombay and said, "Shoot your Grandmother," the
old lady would promptly bite the sawdust.
I guess that's why they never let me answer
the phone.
Anyhow, I realize that the reason why
the invitation had to be telegraphed was that
the writers the Engineers first asked to contribute took so long saying no. Jack Scott
was on his way to England, Barry Mather
was on his way to the washroom, Wildwood
was busy cutting back his ivy wherfe It was
beginhtng to tickle, and so on. My high degree
of availability, a quality much admitted by
Engineers in those with whom they come into
contact, has won me a recall, therefore, hnd
in my usual harlot fashion I'm delighted.
A little nervous, though. In one of the
Ubyssey's that fhe Circulation Department
has been kind enough to send to me here
in Paris, I read that a freshette, seeing the
Bewley-machinated plaque to me in the Brock
commented, "Say, didn't he die young!" I'm
not sure that I shouldn't let sleeping dogs'
lie (if that's the cliche I want), instead of
pullmg a Yorick and grinning noiselessly at
that youhg woman. But, the damage is done
now, and the plaque can always be used as
a novelty sandwich board.
Well, now, what in Paris would interest
an Engineer? I seem to hear vulgar laughter
off-stage. All righj, what else in Paris would
interest an Engineer? Should I perhaps describe the Pony du Carroussel, a beautiful
new bridge across the Seine, built because
the old one was'nt quite flush with the gate
of the Louvre? A bridge which couldn't have
ordinary illumination because the lamp-
standards would have clashed in perspective
with *the outlines of the Louvre, so that the
engineers built four graceful pylons whose top
sections, thanks to electric motor* in the base
of each, sing into the bottom sections each
dawn and rise again each dusk. No, I guess
not. To discuss the aesthetics of engineering
with somebody that has to live with the
By Jab
Granville Street Bridge, Canada's original
example of conquest of space by scaring it
to death, would be ungracious of a guest.
The only other thing in Paris that I
associate with an engineer is the Eiffel Tower.
The Eiffel Tower was built for the Exhibition
of 1189 by an Engineer named Eiffel, who
then went away and killed himself laughing.
Nobody knew what to do with the horrible
tower when the Exhibition was over. Eiffel
hadn't made it detachable or readily convertible into a groceteria. Instead he had hammered it together with millions of nails, all
984 feet of it, and all efforts to pull them out
were fiercely resisted by the little men who
ran the elevators to the top.
I rode one of the elevators to the second
landing, and that was quite enough. French
elevators have a way of progressing slowly
upwards with peculiar, zithering vibrations
of their cables that soon makes you crazy
about stairs. Looking down from the great
height of the second landing I could see where
a space had been left around the base in case
the tower ever fell over or was pushed. A
thrill of horror shivered my vitals. I backed
away from the railing and felt around for
elevator that would take me down. The
French have two kinds of elevators; those
that take you up and those that take you
down. Nobody seems to know what happens
to the elevators *that ascend once they're
ascended, but there's no doubt about their
refusal to give their cables all that misery
again. Paris is full of elevators parked^ at the
top and adamant as hell. I landed out pf the
tower in pretty bad shape.
One truly admirable elevator in Paris,
though, is that in the stage of the Tabarin
night club in Montmartre. As the climax of
ihe floorshow, this elevator rises from the
depths, liberally festooned with show girls
representing various minerals. Miss Gold, for
instance, wears a golden smile, Miss Silver
is strung with small change (much too small,
marvellous) and Miss Diamond wears a
sparkling sort of sporran in a handsome setting of naked hip. Mineralogy never had it
so good.
So .much for prospecting in Paris. For
other courses I must refer you to the calendar of the University of Paris. Me, I'm just
going to sit here and think about Miss Diamond, the wonderful riches of the earth, and
the way one little elevator in Paris can lift
an entire night club, chairs and all, clean off
its feet.
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Tuesday,   February   28,   1950
'Bird Watermen Work 53-20
Win Over Washington Vikings
Knight. Armstrong Put 'Birds
Up Front With Two Wins Each
UBC swimming team placed a convincing win on the
Evergreen Conference score board Saturday night, as they defeated Western Washington 53-20 in a dual swimming meet
at Crystal Pool. Continuing their Conference winning
_    ' -^streak,   UBC   splashers  placed
Kappa Sigs
Win Mural
Splash meet
McMillan Sett
Two New Swim
Meet Records
Koppa Sigma placed a very convincing swim victory over their opponents Saturday night, February
25 at Crystal pool.
Placing second to Kappa Sigma's
67 point total was Zeta Psi with 42
Both teams baittled away through the
evening, but Kappa Sigma's took an
early lead and kept it. ,
Other teams that fought for winning laurels were Phys Ed, third
with 36 poinds.
Delta U's and Forestry 4 bath tied
for fourth place with 32 points each.
Good diving form was demonstrated
as Bertram of Zetes placed first over
Hansen of Kappa Sigs and Smith of
Psi U.
Fifty yard free stroke went again
to Zetes as Brodie chalked up another w*in. Bertram of PE B came
Fifty yard backstroke win gave
polrtts to D U's Hodgert and a new
record runner uppers were Ellis of
Psi U and McMillan of Forestry.
Ellas of Psi U scored again as he
took first place spot in the 75 yard
medlay and set another record. McMillan and Hodgsrt came second and
third respectively.
Koots came first in Ithe 150 yard
medley with Sigma Chi and D U's
trailing behind.
Hundred yard free style went to
Smith of Phi Kappa Sig. Second spot
went to Bertram of PE B and third
place to Bunker of PE.
Morris of Koots placed first in the
50 yard breast stroke With Nixon
of Kappa Sig1 and DeHeck of PE B
following behind.
Two hundred yard medley went to
PE. Following PE for second and ilhird
spot were the Kappa Sigs A and B
Chocolate Drops
To Give Femme
irs Battle
In every event.
Leading the UBC watermen were
Arnold Armstrong pnd George Knight.
Both men chalked up two wins each.
Knight took top laurels In the 100
and 50 yard free style events, while
Avmstrong took the 200 and 400 yard
free style races.
* UBC's winning 500-yard medley relay team consisted of Marshall, Lusztig, and Smith.
In the 100 yard Breastroke, P. Lusztig of UBC placed first with Washington trailing behind.
Four hundred yard free style relay
team was made up from team members Knight, Thistle, Smith and Armstrong.
Bob Thistle and Oeorge Knight of
UBC both tied for first place ln the
50 yard free style. Miller of Washington placed second.
Hundred yard breastroke showed
Thistle In good form as he placed
first over Grogham of Washington.
Don Marshall of UBC was third.
As usual, Don Thorn, UBC's springboard artist, came first in the one-
metre springboard diving competition.
Jim Hawthorne o* UbC come second
and Wayne Esb»ishudc of Washington placed third.
Saturday, UBC's flshmen will go
south foi a conference swim meet
at Bellingham. They will be competing against Western Washington,
Central Washington, Eastern Washington and College of Puget Sound.
UBC swimmers won every Evergreen Conference dual meet so far
this season. Our chances at Bellingham this Saturday favor us to win
the meet.
The only Waterman's loss of the
season was when they swam against
UW Frosh. There they were hopelessly outclassed.
Coach Whittle, promises that his
boys wiil do good this weekend,
bringing home one of the few Evergreen Conference victories the university has managed to garner this
Elimination time will begin at 10
a.m. this Saturday at Bellingham.
Finals will start at 3:00 p.m.
Choeolaite coeds will appear on the
campus today to thrill UBC students
in a noon hour game against Thunderettes.
Equivalent of Harlem Globe Trot-
ters, the negro girls will make a short
stop here before I'.hey go on to play
at Blaine tonight. UBC basket:ers,
the ThundtTetttes, who in turn are
equivalent to the Thunderbirds. boast
a league w'.nning team but will have
a hard time matching the world famous tactics of chocolate gals.
John Frazee sets new record for
Kandahar trail on Grouse Mountain, by completing course in 1*29.2",
clipping a full 4.8" of a record set In
Varsity rugger team came from
behind to moke a 3-3 draw with
Vancouver Rowing Club. This gave
URC Ruggermen the Tisdall Cup,
making it the third cup they have
won tills season.
'Birds take 8-6 Rugger win from
Meralomas to tie for top spot with
Kitsilano in race for Miller Cup.
Science '30 tracksters carry off
thc Arts '20 relay for second ycur
In succession.
Hoop Scribe Shows
Interest In 'Birds
Keeps Pace of Cagers in Papers
As Locals Dominate Cellar Spot
Since I cannot seem to find my
copy of that well-known downtown
paper around here, I assure you I do
not know what happened in the
games over ihe weekend.
However my Mends tell me that
the 'Birds lost both games. I the
Thursday night game against Central
Washington, the 'Birds lost by about
20 points. Art Phillips played a really
stellar game, getting up in the iwo
digit figures.
Then after two days rest the 'Birds
met the Pacific Lutheran Gladiators
in a blow by blow contest. The Lutes
were out to beat the 'Birds and thereby
remove some of the disgrace of losing
their first conference game kv January to the 'Birds.
The Lute Star Harry McLaughlin
whipped out 17 points in Khe 'Bird-
Lute game to complete h'( four year
total with the amazing total of 1785
Ah, here is the morning paper. The
score was 56-42. The 'Birds did quite
well down to the last few minutes
until McLaughlin got eight quick
points to put the Lutes way out In
Nev Munro completed his career
with the Thunderbirds at UBC by
scoring a sensational 19 points, to say
nothing of his work in Ithe backboards
at both ends of the court.
The Saturday night game was the
last conference game for' the 'Birds
tthls season, and Khe last for a number of the 'Bird hoopers. The list includes Jawn Forsyth, Reid Mitchell,
Nev Munro, Bill Bell, Norm Watt.
Phillips, Hudson, Louie, Walker, and
Southcott will remain to form whafc
might be the nucleous of next year's
Thunderbird basketball team.
Hockey Chance Puts
UBC in Local Battle
Quick change in schedule, after
much consultation and dickering, resulted in Khe UBC ice hockey team
playing a two-game total point series
with the Kerrisdale Monarchs for the
•tart of the Mainline Hockey League
NoW'.ce of the change came through
over the weekend, calling the first
game for last night with the second
going again tonight.
BCHA officials finally ruled that the
Mainline loop had to include UBC in
the playoffs with the announced winner by March 20, which would have
been impossible under the previous
plans of Kerrisdale and the league.
Failure to do this and the ECHA
would declare UBC Winner, and they
would play off with the Kooteney's
Entries for the coming Badminton Tournament must
be in right away.
Entry form is situated on the gun notice board and
those wishing to take part must sign up soon as possible.
Tournament gets under way on Thursday, March 2.
Bruce Benhem won the tourney for the past two seasons and will probably do the same again this year.
Editor This Issue-HARGLD BERSON
First Golf Round
On UBC Greens
First round of the UBC golf team
selections will be played this Thursday, March 2 at 12:30 on the University Golf Course.
There will be four rounds played
to decide who will make the golf
team. They will be played at Marine
Drive, Burqudtlam and Point Grey.
This was ded'.ded at <he galf meeting
held last Wednesday.
Best score on those four courses
will decide the UBC Evergreen Conference team.
Favored to make the three-men team
'are Bajus and Bentley. Last year,
these boys helped UBC to take ths
Evergreen Conference Golf Championship.
This year, UBC is favored to do the
Bodie, third member of last year's
.golf tpam is likely to be on the trio
this year.
Others competing for postilion* on
the squad are Bob Esplen, Chuck
Swanson, Walt Manning 'and Phil
Tickets for the second game of the hockey finals between Kerrisdale Monarchs and UBC Thunderbirds tonight
are on sale at the office of the Graduate Manager of Athletics.
All student tickets are 50 cents straight.
Rugger Game Cancelled
Due To Flooded Field
Rugger fans must wait at least one
week before they see whalt has been
repeatedly called "the game of the
year,'" by local sport authorities when
UBC Thunderbirds and Vancouver
meet in their first McKechnie Cup
Terrific downpour of rain for days
before 'the meet scheduled for last
Saturday, and especially by the excessive torrent on ithe day of the
match, completely saturated the stadium field.
Where lit would have been possible
to play the game, the field would have
suffered mostly, aind officials did rot
want to take the risk for one game
that can be played some other Itime.
Game will probably be played with
Victoria Crimson Tide alt UBC's home
When Thunderbirds are in California
the following week, Vancouver Reps
can play with the Island City 15.
No official word has been released
yet,  but  UBC   players and  officials
are fairly certain that the charge will
be made that way.
Series would, still be over iin the
same amount of time as was originally
scheduled, allowing free dates for
University of California when they
come up to Vancouver March 23 arid
at the
Stanley Park Pavilion
(Adjacent to the Malkin Bowl)
You'll enjoy the comodious dining and dancing features
available at the Pavilion.
Complete catering service for Weddings,
Banquets and Dances
For Reservations Phone MA. 8021
"Sensational! Mr. Likkitysplit! Wil! you say
a word to your legion of admirers about your
impressive victory?"
"Sure—to keep ahead of the other guy use
'Vaseline' Hair Tonic regularly. It beats Dry
Scalp and keeps the hair in first place."
Starts Tomorrow Noon
Boxing, Wrestling In Stadium
The moans and groans of eampus
.strongmen will bo heard tomorrow as
ihe intramural boxing and wrestling
prelims gel under way.
Ali wrestling matches are at 12:30
noon while all boxing bouts will be
ut  3:30 p.m.
Strip necessary   to  enter  the  competition   is  shouts   and   T  shiirts.   No
sweat suits are allowed. Weigh in will
b(   taken  before the bout starts.
Wrestlim,' draws are as follows:
Wednesday,  March  1
1. Iem   Mel.cod   iKcils)
vs J. Mcv  (Kappa Sii<)
2. Heel)  VVas-iek   (Roots)
V.s   Dave   FleM'her   <Be.:a>
!t   Si -kcr  Ml   u>
vs Helm (Fort Camp)
4. McDougall  CD U)
*       vs Amrifleld (Kappa Sig)
5. J. Mills (Beta)
vs Fletcher (D U )
Thursday, March 2
1. Brooks (D U)
vs Pulos (Fiji)
2. Ray (D 17)
vs Pulos (Fiji)
3. Norris (Koots)
vs Gardner (Beta)
4. Ryan  (Fiji)
vs Dallas (Kats)
Boxing draws are to be checked on
gym notice board.
Boxing and wrestling finals will be
on  March  10.
mv, C'KOWD
Last year, over 1000 people turned
i ui! to see ihe finals. This year, campus wrestling and boxiwg euvihusiaats
can expeot the same smart compst-
tition that they witnessed last year.
SOFTBALL ENTRIES for intramural competition are to be handed
into 'intramural boss, Dick Penn by
March 1. Play will begin on Monday,
March 6. Three games will be played
at 12:30 each inoon.
now in order. Forms are nclt to be
handed in later than March 13. Preliminary meets will be Tvuirch 20, 21,
and 22. Finals March .7 and 28.
HEADING INTRAMURAL competition so far this year is Kappa Sigma,
winners of the weekend intramural
swim meet, with 230 points.
Following Kappa Sigma is Delta
UlpsUnn wlh 216 points. Corninig
light up behind D U is Fort Camp
hold.ng 214 points. Phi Delta Epsilon
is fourth with 195.


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