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 PROUD AND HAPPY ARE NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS
For richer or for poorer, for better or for worse, in sickness and In health, UBC has a Student Council ready to go into action In 1946-4?, The new council was completed
by the election of thc final nine members last Wednesday.
Joy Donegani, newly elected secretary of the AMS, ^petite, blonde, is "very honoured to be elected" and intends to fulfill her position "to the best of her ability. She
is an ex-Prince of Wales student and is in third year Arts.
Women's Undergraduate Society president, will be Barbara Kelsberg. Barbara formerly went to Magee High Szholl where she was a Wing Commander of the School Cadet
Corps.   She is studying Bacteriology at UBC and is also in third year Arts.   She intends "to do her utmost to fulfill the obligations of her office."
Women's Athletic Association member, Pat Macintosh, shines in the field of women's sports. Pat is on the first team in Grass Hockey and plays senior basketball. Sho
is a graduate of South Burnaby High School.
Tne Literary and Scientific Executive's representative to council is Jerry McDonald. Jerry owes his allegiance to second year Applied Science but spends part of his
time as advertising manager of the operetta "Merrie England," McDonald stated "It was a hard fight but I won."
Elected as Chairman of the Undergraduate Society's Committee is Ron Grantham. Ron is president of third year Applied Science. He says, "I am very pleased with
my election ond I hope to work in the best interest of the University."
Robert "Buzz" Walker will take over the position of Co-ordinator of Social Activitjcs.   Buzz was staff cartoonist for the Ubyssey last year and is in third year Commerce.
Junior Member, Bob Harwood, is a second year Commerce student and president of the Parliamentary Forum this year. Bob was president of Richmond High School
a couple of years ba:k.' \
Also elected Wednesday was Phil Evans, who is ex-air fcrce. Phil was president of Uie Frosh class this year and also past president of the Anglican Young People's
Organization.
Third year Pre-Med student, Keith MacDonald, was elected president of the Men's Athletic Directorate. Keith stated, "I am very thankful to get the position and I
will try to carry on the good work done by Ole E'aaken."
-VAL SEARS
BOB HARWOOD
BUZZ WALKER
KON GRANTHAM
PAT MACINTOSH
KEITH MACDONALD
JOY DONEGANI
JERRY MACDONALD
BARBARA KELSBERG
PHIL EVANS
Reactions To
Club Poll Vary
MOCK PARLIAMENT party
leaders reacted variously to tho
e'.tcome of Wednesday's student
plebiscite, in which organization
:,' political clubs on the campus-
Tis turned down by a majority
'.I wore than two to one.
Re-affirming his stand previous
lo the vote, CCF leader Bob Har-
»ood declared, "Those who wish
ti bring partisan political strife to
Ihe campus have received a conclusive answer from the student
body itself, through a democratic
expression of the will of the
majority."
SAID MARTIN
Gordon Martin, LP, commenting on the result of the plebiscite,
termed it "disappointing."
"There arc a number of problems
iffecting students, such as housing
for veterans, and summer and post-
jraduate employment, which will
bt solved only when tackled in a
political way. Campus political
ictivity should be grounded on
these problems," ho declared.
Stating that the inference had
been'drawn in some quarters that
Ihe plebiscite was simply a matter
of voting for or against the LPP,
Kartin asserted that such was not
the case.
"If these considerations had been
presented to the student body in-
ttead of the muddied waters of
Hf. Harwood, I am sure the ballot
tculd have gone the other way,"
he said in conclusion,
IUD WILLIAMS
Stated Retrogressive Progressive
Dive Williams when interviewed,
"1 voted for them—but with reser-
ntiona."
"Since political groups are in
existence on the campus, they
tiight as well be organized for the
uke Oi1 clarity," he added.
He pointed out, however, that
UBC is a state supported institution, whereas Oxford, Cambridge,
Harvard and other large universi-
ttes in which political clubs are
active, are for ihe most part, privately endowed.
"The left wing parties, being always the most vocal, would in all
probability get the most publicity
and thus the tax-payers mijfln
receive incorrect impressions retarding student opinion," Williams
said.
SAID LIVINGSTONE
Grant Livingstone, leader of the
Progressive Conservatives, declared
that he was "satisfied that UBC
Kudents don't want partisan
politics."
However, he said that students
afaould take a "serious interest" in
politics while at university, especially those who have a vote in
Ihe regular elections.
Liberal leader Harry Castillou
declined to comment on the result
cf the plebiscite.
Commerce Issue To
Appear Tuesday
SPECIAL Commerce Issue of tho
ruYSSEY will app-ar Tuesday.
All  contributors   are   reminded
;;.t C'.'if material must bo '.landed
.5 to thc Pub office by 12:30 to-
voi xxvni
VANCOUVER, B.C., SATUURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1940
No. 50
Legion Sponsors 100%
Vet  Membership  Drive
Beast Stalks Campus- Again I
Gym Drive Support
UBC BRANCH of the Canadian Legion is opening a
membership drive, Monday, February 25. Objective of tfie
drive is the enrollment of all UBC's veterans in this branch
of the Legion.
The   campaign   will   include   as       ————————^——
its  main  efTort  nn nppcnl  to  oil lYOSkCUVOT       I If DOC
members t;> "bring in a new mem- I ICQjUl CI        UlIJC3
bcr."
In on interview Thursday,
President Tony Greer said:
'We hope for 100% enrolment of „STUDENTS   should   rcmember
student vets during this member-        |hat ^ ca(,; slMe £of
Khip dnve. We feel that with tho ^^ fcr tho Gym Fund..
support we h:,ve been Bivcn in the AMg T,.Ctlsurcr GaJry Millcr
past year we have accomplished
much. However, with UBC's 3700
student veterans behind us, we
could do much more to iron out
our problems and the problems of
all veterans."
A statement covering the year's
activities will be issued by President Greer in his retirement
speech at the Annual General
Meeting, March 20.
stated yest:relay.
"Thc AMS has sent letters to the
parents of nil thc students attending UBC soliciting donations to
the Memorial Gym Fund. But that
is all the AMS can do. It is impossible for personal canvassers to
visit each and every home to collect the donations. It is up to the
individual student to tell his parents and relatives about the campaign, urge them to contribute according to their means, and make
sure that the job is carried
through by having the money
mailed to the AMS as soon as
possible."
OUT-OF-TOWN PUBLICITY
Out-of-town students are reminded to make a special effort to
let their parents and friends know
about thc Fund. It is only by each
end every contribution, however,
small it may be, that enough money will be raised tobuild the Memorial Gym.
Added to the increasing number
cf contributions already made, are
cheques from four returned veterans, three of whom are now in
hospiUl recovering from TB and
pleurisy. All of the donors aw
fo.mer RCAF men'who havo seen
overseas service. One of them has
Lc.n a prisoner of war since 1942,
while another won the DFC.
IN   THE   SEVEN-DAY   period DISCIPS   WIJLL
ending Tuesday, 2,071 students were FWpOBsT    I   AU/Q
examined  by  the X-ray  unit as *-llTU1\V*E<    LAWO
the UBC mass chest survey got DURING the next three weeks
into full swing in the Student discipline committee members will
Health Service hut. Seven chesi crack dewn on violations of tho
pictures taken in the first five code nnd laws of the AMS con-
days   indicated   need   for   further ttitutiom
diagnosis, reported H, C. Higgins, Members of the committee will
publicity  man  for the survey. intend   every   social   function' on
These icven were referred to th; th-   university   campus  to   insure
General   Hospital   chest   clinic that   there  are   no   infractions  ot
where   larger   diagnostic   pictures these rules. People infringing thi.
were  taken. constitution   will   be   required   to
Miss   Muriel    Upshnll,   Student turn in their AMS passes and iv-
Hcalth  Service,  told  the  Ubyssey port  to  thc  next   meeting  of the
that   nt   least   50   more   students discipline committee where a fine
could   lie  examined  daily   by   (lie v. ill  lie imposed  upon them.
unit.    Reporting that  10 per cent Feuiiitits  for  card  playing of  a
of  appointments  were .being  hro- "no:i   ; ambling   n hire"   will   be'
ken. slip urged students'to report ; i■ ,vi !<\1 in the north-west corner
te the hut to keep the unit opcr- of  ; :■■   Am.fry  under  the  super-
:iting at maximum speed. \ j,:Km of ih • discipline committee.
OFFER FRENCH
COURSE EAST
SCHOLARSHIPS to students
specializing in French have been
offered by the University of Western Ontario.
' Valued at $185 each these scholarships are tenable at the French
Summer School to be held at
Trois-Pistoles, Quebec. Applications should be made by third
ycar students or those about to
enter third year, on or before
March 31st. All applications must
be sent to the Registrar's office,
and any student wishing further
information should apply there.
2000 X-Rayed In
First Survey Week
NYLONS RAFFLED FRIDAY
WITH PROCEEDS TO GYM
GYMNASIUM DRIVE schedule for the week is a
busy one
Raffle tickets for six pairs of nylons, to be drawn for
Friday noon are on sale at a nickel apiece in the cafeteria.
All tickets may be purchased at the Joker table. Stockings
were donated by Hudson's Bay Company.
Tuesday noon in the gymnasium "-""^~"""~"~"~—■~™"~~~~~"""
the Chocolat co-eds, feminine their jobs completed by March 2.
edition of the Harlem Globe Trot- Reports   regarding   progress   ot
ters. will play the Varsity Chiefs. the teams are due Tuesday 26. Re-
Sun reporter, Ray Gardiner, an ports must be turned in to the
honorary member of the Jokers Brock Hall Gymnasium drive
Club,   will   interview  the   seven-        office.
foot centre of the Chocolate co-eds The   Jokers   Skating   Marathon
while standing on a tall ladder. will be held Wednesday.   Further
Ail canvassers wno are soliciting details wil be announced in Tues-
suburban area stores should have        day's paper.
Laughs And Hoots Greet
City Story On UBC 'Split'
UBC students were divided between laughter and wrath
Thursday as a Ubyssey reporter asked for their reactions to
a story charging a split between veterans and non-veterans
existed on the campus.
Written under the by-line of a stainsby's photograph appeared
former UBC student, the accusa- ,                             ....
tion    appeared    in    Wednesday's m the   °PP°slte camP   ^"P of
edition   of  a  Vancouver  paper. non-service  students,   whom  the
Campus  society,  it  alleged,  was story said were termed "kids" by
"split because of the wide differ- veterans,
e.nce in age and maturity" between Veterftn Bob 8m^ wWl nearly
,       -v   <     > "   "r^*Wi '      Si.
ONCE ypON A TIME (1940-41) ihcre was a senior editor of thc
UBYSSEY called Pierre Berton. He posed for this picture, later used as
a gag shot for a mythical story in thc annual GOON Issue entitled "BEAST
STALKS CAMPUS." Were there any vets on the campus at the time
they might have called such goings on "childish."
After graduation, at the early age of 21, Pierre became city editor of
a local morning paper — the youngest such editor in Canada.
Now Pierre is a hardened old veteran who has returned to work on
the city desk of another local paper. Not long ago Pierre came out to the
campus and "discovered" another "BEAST." This time lt was all about
thc unbridgable gap between the very young students and the very old
student-veterans.
Pubsters were especially amused to find two ot their members
pictured, one as a youngster of 18, one as an old vet of 28. According
to Pierre's story Vancouver citizens were asked to believe that these two
types "merely Ignore each other." Actually, at the time the pictures
were taken, the two were sitting side by side at the UBCSSEY desk,
working quite amicably.
PLANS FOR MARCH  2nd
VISITORS DAY COMPLETED
PREPARATIONS FOR UBC's comprehensive Visitors'
Day, Saturday, March 2, are rapidly nearing completion,
announced John Allen, chairman of the committee in charge,
in urging all students to get behind the drive and get their
families and friends out for the occasion.
Plans indicate that the displays        -———-——-——^^^-———
....       ..,..,    .  .     , will sponsor engineering exhibits,
and  exhibits cf  individual facul- ,      ,    , ,   ., ,
in  each  of  the  respective  build-
ties   and   departments   will   cover        ;,lg,   which   wiU   indude  v«arious
a wide field of interest. 'machines r.nd research apparatus.
In tl'.'j Pure Science building the NEW FOODS TOO
i hv: ics department will open labs The  recently  formed  faculty  of
and reeearch rooms to the public. Home Economics are preparing an
Also in thus building, on thc third exhibit of their  work, to  include
fioor,   thc   Chemistry   departmein •c-xtiL-s. design, nutrition, and new
v ill   o;:eratj   rcgul.ir   lab   periods f.;l(iSi to |,L,  ]u.\d in  Hut 34.
in   C'.-.ein   1.   2.   i.nd   lJ.   Here   too, The Agriculture barns will sup-
.     A.A   rese ercli   lab   periods   will ; 1 ■-.i:nt   the   displays   to   be   prc-
1 s open for inspection. .,.nf,,d   oy   tnat   faculty   in   their
'ill-  faculty  cf  Applied Science i-nin building.
the two groups.
"Do you Ignore co-eds?" was
demanded of Grant ivlngstone,
second vice-president of the campus branch of the Canadian
Legion.
Livingstone hooted. Over the
telephone, the sound of uproarious
four years overseas service, observed that there was a definite
difference in ages on the campus.
"But there Is no animosity," he
added. "The story certainly tried
to convey the impression that there
was."
Tolerance in life must begin on
laughter  came  to  the  reporter's the campus,  was the opinion of
ears from the Legion office.  Con- y/US president Nancy Pitman,
versa tion became impossible for a "Some people want to see a split
space of minutes. develop," she said.  "But why pick
KYBOSH on social life as the main aspect
"The matter has been exagger- 0f campus activity?"
ated,"   Livingstone   finally   said. NO GIGGLES
"But it's just as well to get these Lois YuiU, second year Arts, restatements out into the open, and fused to be called giggly,
put the final kybosh on them." "I can see their point in women
Eighteen-year-old Betty  Stuart, being  considered  inmature,"  she
first ycar Arts co-ed, commented said.    "But  it's really  just that
that when she read the story she most veterans have a lot of study-
"just giggled." ing to catch up with."
"I don't care what a woman has Student council leaders branded
between the ears," was the re- the story "in poor taste" and a
action of 23 year-old Ace Joker    0 "deliberate   misinterpretation"   of
Dave Hayward.   "Besides, every- the facts.
body knows I just dote on four- "it Is erroneous and half-baked,"
teen-ycar-olds." commented AMS president Allan
ON TIIE SPOT Ainsworth.   "This reporter is the
Ex-serviceman    Earle    Heisler, type who would go Into a court-
whose photograph was one of those room and write hanging evidence."
printed  in  conjunction   with  the He added that the comparison
story, had a more serious reaction. cf  co-eds  to  tiie sophisticates  of
"It sort of puts me on the spot," London   and   Paris   was   "hardly
he declared.   "I felt that the part complimentary"  and said the re-
of   the   story   in   quotations   was porter   had   been   "guilty   of   the
meant  to look as if it was said wcrst sort of sensationalism."    -
by the veterans pictured. MILLER SAID
"That is not true, as far as I am Treasurer Garry Miller said thc
concerned." article had not created any better
Associate editor of the Thursday feeling on the campus.
Ubyssey.  Van Perry  was another "It is a story of straight abuse,"
cf the veterans pictured. he stated.   "It is a surprise to mc
"Heisler's   absolutely   right,"   he that   any   ex-student   could   toss
said.     "When   the   photos   were Mich trash."
taken, the reporter refused to tell Another veteran, also pictured
us what they were for. As to bis with the story, w;is Tommy Merc-
assertions, Dan Stainsby and 1 c.ith, who waj a fellow-student of
were working together, in the mesi the rcpoi'er concerned. His re-
friendly manner, at the time. We ret ion: "A bunch o{ drivel ^ but
were asked  no questions." it's typical." ".S^Sj^^^^t?**"- ■ **. -
THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, February 23, 1946, Page 2
EDITORIAL PAGE
THE CAMPUS SPLIT?
The job of a newspaper is to be interesting
as well as informative, and to some extent
a downtown Vancouver newspaper has provided both interest and information this past
week with its series of articles on the
University of British Columbia.
But although everyone enjoys a good
story and usually forgets about it as soon as
he puts his paper down, harmful effects
caused by a slight sacrifice of information
to the newspaper altar of reader interest
will linger. In this case, as a result of an
article headed "Two campus groups at UBC;
veterans and so-called 'kids'," which points
a finger at the split between two campus
age groups, "simply ignoring each other,"
campus age groups have withdrawn into
their "separate" lairs in startled surprise.
And the man on the street, who has been
hearing a lot about the university and who
new feels that he is "on the inside track" as
far as university activities arc concerned)
wiU nod his head knowingly and say triumphantly, "I told you so." He will enter tho
corner of either the "bobby sox, giggling
co-ed, or greek letter element," or the ex-
service boys, supposedly continual "gripers."
v To a certain extent the opinions touched
of! in the news article are true. There are
different groups on the campus, but the'
stratification is natural and purely a result
of age differences rather than of a split in
interests or ideals—natural in any society
anywhere. Student activities, supposedly
engaged in only by the "younger" element
have, by providing fields of common interest
begun to break down stratification which
would have been lessened next year, as much
as the prevailing age differences and busy
timetables will allow. The Jokers' Club,
fraternities, the Players' Club, the Undergraduate Societies' Committee, and Students' Council are examples.
It is undeniably true, as the story states,
that the description, "childishness," has been
applied to " the youthful Student Council,
the much maligned campus newspaper, and
to fraternities and sororities" by older ex-
service students.   It is also true that Since
September the executives and officials of
most campus activities are of the non-service
element. But there seems to be nothing
"childish" about campus activities, and
although increased age may mean increased
responsibilities, it may not mean increased
responsibility necessarily. But, criticism, as
long as it doesn't descend to griping for the
sake of gripng, is always helpful, and implies
interest rather than a lack of interest. Next
year should be a good year when a great
number of older students relax a little
extra-curricularly speaking.
But the story goes too far when it states
that the social division between mature and
"Joe College" students is so great that these
separate factions attend different social
functions because of incompatability rather
than age differences.
"The aloofness of the average veteran is
reflected in his attitude toward tho co-ed.
To a man who has seen the women of
Paree and London, a freshette of 18, still in
bobby socks, looks pretty young," reads the
article, and adds this quote from an ex-
serviceman "there certainly is not the same
common interest between men and women
there once was."
The poor "giggling," "bobby-soxed" co-ed
takes quite a beating, but it is doubtful
whether older servicemen, just because they
are attending university, are sadly resigning
themselves to marrying freshette's, six years
younger than themselves, just for the spirit
of the thing. As for giggling, probably less
women are addicted to this pastime than
others of the same age group.
On the whole, the article must be rather
embarrassing for the majority of servicemen
on the campus.
As for poor little Joe College, mythical
dewy-eyed little character, with pipe, rosy
cheeks, king-sized ego, red and yellow jallopy, and rather loud puppy-dog enthusiasm
—he went out with the 1936 cycle of Hollywood college movies.
There is no Joe or Josephine college life
at UBC— only a transition period.
SCIENCE CO-OPERATION?
The Ubyssey doesn't wish to make its
temporary anti-Science campaign too obvious, but certain incidents, which occurred
Wedesday on voting day, and which to a
certain extent were provoked by this paper,
deserve a review of the Science situation.
Sciencemen, when roused, are obviously
a dangerous element. When accused of not
having any Alma Mater Society spirit many
of them immediately set to work to prove
that they can make more noise than any
other group on the campus.
They turned out solidly for the elections
Wednesday. In fact, they snake-paraded
straight out of a pepmeet to vote, cheering
merrily and giving the general impression,
"the  Sciencemen  are  coming,   hooray,
hooray."
During their display of red-shirt enthusiasm, they interrupted a speech by a Czecho-
slovakian refugee telling a large group of
students about the hardships of Czech students being machine-gunned in cold blood
and subsisting on scraps of food. The interruption, although unintentional, wa.s
slightly ironic.
A musical program in the auditorium of
downtown artists who had come out to give
UBC a concert, was also temporarily halted
by the "Science Invasion."
Enthusiasm is not always interpreted as
co-operation. The original editorial was not
worried about Science "spirit" — only
about Science co-operation.
AN UNFORTUNATE INCIDENT
One unfortunate incident occurred this
week which has done a great deal of harm
for the UBC War Memorial Gymnasium
campaign.
An anonymous person, naming himself as
a Ubyssey reporter and (a canvasser for the
UBC War Memorial Gymnasium committee
phoned a Vancouver woman, telling her
that the committee had decided that she
was to contribute $500 to the gymnasium
fund and her husband $1,000.
The anonymous canvasser was very insulting, and ended up by mimicking the
woman's voice. The inevitable result is that
the university  and  the  gymnasium drive
have created a decidedly unfavorable impression.
Therefore, committee heads have issued
statements to the effect that canvassing will
be done only by personal contacts, the
original, and wisest, intention.
The identity of the so-called canvasser is
unknown. Committee heads suspect that
he was an "off-the-campus" crank.
The incident was unfortunate and a few
more repetitions will be disastrous. Students hearing of "fake canvassers" or similar incidents are asked to contact the
students canvassers' committee.
THE MUMMERY
ByJABEZ
Maybe you remember those old Tom Mix
thrillers that always included a stampede
of cattle—this was before meat rationing,
when cattle could indulge in a movie career). Right in the path ofthe onrushing
shorthorns, blandly plucking a dead Cherokee, sat the heavy-lidded heroine, Daisy
Lou.
Daisy Lou couldn't hear the cattle coming
because these wer silent pictures, but just
sat there as the pounding hooves bore down
on her, creating a tremendous excitement
that sent the smaller boys squirming into
the aisle and off to the Gentlemen's Room.
At the last moment, of course, good old Tom
could be counted on to ride up on his white
horse, snatch remarkably flexible Daisy Lou
to his pommel, and gallop away, leaving ten
thousand cattle feeling pretty foolish.
Feel Like Daisy Lou
Anyhow, it's when the college crowd pours
out of the streetcars at Tenth and Sasamat
and thunders towards the busses that I sometimes feel like Daisy Lou. In my worst
dreams I'm always cowering in the path of
this maddened herd, my foot caught in a
switch and Tom Mix unavailable. Sometimes a B.C. Electric inspector gallops up
on a white conductor to snatch me to his
change belt, but more often I wake up in a
'cold sweat, trampled into an academic pulp
by hundreds of boots, wedgies, and the
horny bare feet of Sciencemen.
For us old boys, accustomed to the more
sedate transportation of former years, there
is something profoundly unnerving about
that early-morning fifty-yard dash from the
fanny of a fifteen to the end of a bus queue. I
never get away to the good, fast start that
is so necessary if you want to avoid being
elbowed out of the direct line of the fight.
Sometimes, on darker mornings, I trot in
the wrong direction towards Jericho Beach.
It all depends how I'm pointed when the
crowd hits me from behind leaving the
streetcar.
Heeling One Another
These bus queues are something new, too.
In the old days we just used to scrum around
the bus door, heeling one another inside,
while Harley the despatcher scattered fresh
(Continued on page 3)
Beauty-On-The-Sp#t
HAVE YOU ever wondered what it is about Vancouver
that makes people so lethargic? It is not the lethargy of
characteristic self-restraint such as one may find in the
Englishman, or the suspicious reticence of the Oriental.
Perhaps it is the ever-present fear that someone is going to
slip one over on us and leave us with the worst of the
bargain. It may be something to do with the air or the
weather or even with the (chlorinated) water. Whatever
may be the reason the fact remains that this is an apathetic
town.
Any stranger walking down
Granville street notices at once
the lack of smiles or warmth on
the part of the Vancouver citizen.
Even on a fine sunny day (wishful
thinking, of course) the general
expression is one of gloom. It
wculd not be lack of interest in
other people's affairs — you need
ttr.Hiiir.rv   Bl,»jiMUc.l.l.
only glance ut tho Society page to
see that.
It couldn't be the pon-appreci-
ntion of a good joke, for we revel
in tho entertaining pastime of
watching goldfish swallowcrs. It
couldn't be rigid self-control or
genteel inhibition, for we can find
time to partake of kissing sales
with every appearance of enjoyment, old-fashiond as they may be.
But let's not wander from tho
point.
SOLEMN CITIZENS
Vancouverites can stand for hours
in the BC version of a Scotch Mist,
watching the parade of returned
troops or a celebration of Girl
Guides Day and solemnly put up
with the steady drip-drip of rain
or. mushroomed umbrellas. Every
now and then there is a burst of
cheering inspired by some patriotic
citizen and then the complete
silence of a crowd that feels self-
conscious.   We all do it.
Again thero's the theatre-going
crowd. They bring tho liouso down
for two curtain-calls but no mors,
for they have to catch the last bus
home. And the concert-goers at
the need of the performance, they
divido themselves, by forco of
habit, into threo sections.
NIGHT AND LEFT
The left side of the hall sings
"We stand on guard • we stand on
guard • we stand on guaard." And
the right side cries "From sea to
sea - from sea to sea - from sea
to sea," while the middle section,
completely lost, stands mute and
anxiously enquiring until the guest
conductor lowers his all-powerful
baton.
OTHER FELLOW
We leave it to tho other fellow
to do the work. Whether it is a
rally, a meetuig or a dance, we are
the ones that are to be yelled at,
talked to, and entertained. We
led that to show our faces is
enough. We do conventional
things.
However everyone has his owrt
ideas on the subject. For my part,
I feel that our lethargy springs
from lack of initiative and the
bone laziness that is the result
of a spoonfed existence.
What do you think?
-HEATHER BLUNDELL
NEXT WEEK'S Bcauty-on-the-Spot will be Ruth Ryan, 2nd year.
Her article will he due in tho Pub office by one p.m. next Thursday, It
must !>u typed and double-spaced.
LETTERS   To   The   Editor
Dear M;id;im:
Tho criticism directed ;it tht
Sciencemen in your Saturday editorial was entirely unjustified.
You stated t 'at Council members
were not invited to tho Sciiwi
Ball. As you admitted, th i.s was indeed a vi-iy trivial criticism to
make in :v.\ editorial o.speci dly as
you should know that Council
mcmfcvrs receive complimentary
tickets to all Alma Mater functions—including the Science Ball.
Wo also got a slam for the small
turnout of Engineers for Treasurers' elections. If you check your
figure^ you wil note that 30 psr
cent of the Engineers voted at this
election, only 23, per cent of the
total student body voted. We hod
an exceptionally good turnout for
presidential elections because wv
realized that a very experieneced
and capable man was running and
we wanted to support him.
Now for the War Memorial fund.
At the Science Ball the EUS expects to raise several hundred dollars by their corsage-sale scheme.
This was planned well before you*
editorial. The Science Faculty has
been tops in every drive held at
the University. We hope that your
trticta was intended to incite us
to even greater ochievoments.
That was unnecessary— Science-
men will continue to do their part,
4tn YEAR ELECT.
Editor's Note: It was written to
incite Scivjccmcn to "even greater achievements". Take it away,
boys.
Dear Madam:
In the last issue Time Magazine,
there is an excellent air photo of
our campus accompanying their
article on UBC's expansion. This
picture, howevr, was taken before
the erection of the Brock, the
Armouries and, more recently, the
ihuts.
We should like to see9 a picture
or pictures showing these additions sent to Time Magazine's Letters to the Editor column, to show
UBC's more recent cxpanison.
Respectfully yours,
T. H. EDWARDS
E. R. PETERSON
Dear Madam:
I noticed in a few issues back
that Ace Williams is taking tho
euro nt Tranquille. I thought, at
the time, nnd stil do, that it would
be a very nice thing if copies of
the Ubyssey were sent to him. In
fact it would Do a better thing if
copies were sent to all patients
who have left Varsity to take the
cure.
I speak from experience, for
when I was there a friend of mine
used to send them to me. They
provided ono of the bright spots
in what can e isily be a dull week.
I'm sure tint the Students' Council can be per mi ided to defray the
re<e:.sary expense. If you can't
\r r.suade them, then I'I gladly try
to.
Also I am sure that Ace and thfc
rest of us who have gone through
the cure would be the first to
urge everyone to have an X-ray
when the travelling clinic is here.
Yours truly,
GORDON REED,
Dear Madam:
Engineers are the tactless morons of the campus; thus named
because of the majority of those
who drag tho entire faculty to infamy. There are many fine individuals among the Sciencemen who
are dragged under by the booxish-
ness of their classmates.
Why do I say this? I say this
because I am ashamed of the actions of my fellow engineers.
They scatter lunch papers, bread
crumbs, apple cores and other
filfth in their own drafting rooms
and halls. Drafting tables are broken and stools smashed in actions
of utter stupidity, Even a pig has
a few clean habits! Furthermore,
I huvy yet lo see tho engineers
U8o campus sidewalks when u
lawn covered short-cut offers. Tiie
sciencemen are not the only offenders in tlva latter respect, but
I don't doubt for a minute that
they are the worts
Engineers are heavily laden with
courses and as a result they have
little time for pleasures and social
enlightenment. This, however, is
no excuse for hobits such os I
havo mentioned.
Within thc faculty there is a
great potential; a potential which
is often felt throughout the entiro
university. Engineers are not at
Varsity to while away their time,
but are aiming at a truly fine ed-
ucaion. This common aim unites
the sciencemen and thus yields the
strength.
Let us not wield this strength
like a blind, uselcs giant, but rather let us set an example to other
.students. There is no need for acts
of destructive violence and noisy
displays of strength within the
Seivnco Faculty. This is our campus and our education. Let us
build them together.
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LACE, PANTALOONS GRACE      stars for mussoc production
THE UBYSSEY, Saturday, February 23, 1946, Page 3
OPENS   WEDNESDAY
MUSSOC CAPTURES GAY
\ ELIZABETHAN SETTING
BY LAURA IIAATI
MUSSOC'S PANTALOON production, "Merrie England" promises to be top entertainment, what with the
Elizabethan setting, costumes, maids and yeomen it contains.
All this, and Queen Elizabeth, Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh
too, plunked down in a scene set in Windsor during Mayday,
forthcoming   opera
The forthcoming opera revolves charmingly around the usual theme of love with a triangle.
The three vertices are Queen Elizabeth (Kay Cole) who loves Sir
Walter (Raleigh (Dave Holman>
who loves the Queen's lady-in-
waiting, one Bessie Throckmorton
(Alice Stonehouse).
Jill-all-alons, gypsy girl played
by Gerry; Foote, becomes Involved
in the complications when she
finds a billet-doux from Raleigh
to Bessie, and is In turn accosted
by Lord Essex (Dick Brown) who
is anxious to replace Raleigh as
the Queen's favorite. He confiscates the letter as an evidence of
witchcraft, and the epistle, of
course, is shown to the Queen
during the ensuing trial.
BESSIE APPEARS
Unfortunately, complications a,-
rise when Elizabeth is convinced
that Raleigh has affectionately addressed her as Bessie. Although
the real Bessie keeps silent, Raleigh
points out to the Queen the error
of her thinking, and gets himseU
banished, Bessie imprisoned and
Jill a death sentence.
Jill, however, has a trick up her
medieval sleeve. She helps the
lovers to escape through a secret
passage her father had told hei
about, which leads from the dungeons to Heme's Oak, a nearby
forest.    Incidentally Jill's father's
fondness for  hunting outfits  has
the  whole  village  believing that
he is the ghost of Hunter Heme
come back to haunt the Oak.
DARK HORSE
Scheming Essex follows the refugees into the forest. The dark
horse changes his color, however,
and promises to help Raleigh and
Bessie to wed (which leaves himself for the Queen). By having a
forester (Tom Hill) masquerade as
Heme they frighten Elizabeth into
pardoning the condemned pair.
In an uproarious comedy scene
during which Wilkins (Eddie Hulford) stars, the wraith appears,
and the Queen is convinced that
she has done wrong. Under the
emotional strain she forgives
everybody and confers her favor
on h« "protector," Essex. The
curtain falls with the Robin Hood
wedding of Raleigh and Bessie.
PUNS
As it takes place in the heyday
of punning and word play, the
opera is spiced throughout with
witty dialogue. Drama and love
interest have a new wrinkle, and
th; character portrayal seems exceptional.
Direction and production under
Mr. C. Haydn hits a high standard as does the handling of the
dialogue by Mr. E. V. Young and
Professor Walter Gage.
SUBTLETYOF QUEEN BETH
TWO EVENING performances of the current Mussoc
operetta, "Merrie England," Wednesday, February 27 and
Monday, March 4, will be reserved at students' night.
Tickets  will   be  distributed, on
—Photo Courtesy of Marlow's.
POSED ABOVE in various attitudes of Elizabethan grandeur are these starring
players from this year's gala Musical Society production, Merrie England. Left to right:
Eddie Hulford, Erica Nalos, Dick Brawn, Queen Kathy Cole, Alice Stonehouse, Dave
Holman, and Gerry Foote.
presentation of AMS passes, from
the Quad box office, Monday noon.
For the public, Kelly's Seymour
store will have available tickets
for the Thursday, Friday and Saturday showings of the production.
DAYS OF BETH
Set in the colorful days of Elizabethan England, the opera
abounds in lyrics and laughs,
coupled with a strong plot. It is
under the quadruple management
of Winnie Irwin, Mussoc president, C. Haydn Williams, the musical director, and dramatic directors E. V. Young and Professor W.
Gage.
Principal characters of the story
are Queen Elizabeth played by
Kathleen Cole, Bessie Throckmorton by Alice Stonehouse, and Sir
Walter Raleigh by Dave Holman,
who supplies the love interest. A
commoner May Queen is played
by Ericka Nalos, and Jill-all-alone,
a gypsey maid accused of witchcraft, by Gerry Foote.
Dick Brawn stalks about as Sir
Walter Raleigh. Eddie Hulford and
Doris Melnik are cast as Walter
Wilkins and Silas Simklns, two
comic bumpkins.
25 PIECE ORCHESTRA
Background is supplied by a mixed chorus, composed of 20 men
and 20 women. Accompanying music is by the 25-piece orchestra,
which consists chiefly of student
Mussoc members.
Mr. Williams, who has directed
plays for 21 years, feels that the
production being attempted this
year is more difficult than those
previously produced. "Because it
is so subtle it is more difficult to
convey the meanings in song."
Lucille Hawkins, club vice-
president, appears as the jester
semi-lead. Off-stage, Eddie Hul-
fore, who is one-half of the comic
interest, is the production manager. Jerry MacDonald is publicity
manager and Pat Whelan acta as
assistant production manager.
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China Wants Peace And
Justice-Consul Tsung
CHINA'S POLICY IS PEACE and justice in Asia,"
announced T. S. Tsung in his address to the SCM Thursday
noon, Feburary 21.
Mr. Tsung, a member of the
Chinese Consulate, said that this
policy was evident both in China's
foreign affairs and in her domestic
problems. Regarding external matters he stated, "We ourselves have
no territorial designs on our
neighbours."
BYGONES
Although China suffered considerably at the hands of her neighbors during tho war, she believes
in the policy of "live and let live".
"We bear no grudge against
these nations because we have
known all along our real enemy
was Japan. China is now friendly
toward these nations and sympathetic to their struggle for self-
government and self-determination.
\ "The Chinese people," stated the
young diplomat, "realized that
China had not been fighting the
Japanese people, but their war
lords, and are not interestedin acquiring Japanese territory, but
only in regaining their rights."
The policy of peace and justice
will also be applied to China's domestic problems. China, a republic
for 34 years, has always lacked internal peace. "She has been an
arena of international power politics and her international position
has been weakened by foreign
aggression."
"For the first time, China wilt
have a chance to solve her own
problems, in her own way and in
peace," concluded Tsung. "China
intends to carry out her long-term
program of industrialization and is
aiming at) international, as well as
national,  welfare.
"The 400 million inhabitants will
provide another new world, in an
economic sense, which will benefit the present world as much as
the United States once did. China's
policy of peace and justice in Asia
means to Asia, and to the world,
both freedom from fear and freedom from want."
UNO DELEGATE
ADDRESSES IRC
STUDENTS on the campus will
have an opportunity to get a first
hand account of the recent UNO
sessions in London when Mr. Max
Freedman, UNO delegate, addresses the members of IRC on
Monday noon in Aru 100.
Freedman, in n*is capacity aa
secretary to the Canadian Minister of Trade and Commerce, was
associated with the Dominion Delegation to London and is a recent
observer cJ the Security Council
clashes between Great Britain and
Soviet Russia.
Week-end  Review
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WHEN AN ANONYMOUS caller phoned the Editor-
in-Chief and called undergraduates a "bunch of spineless
brats without overseas service" and complained about the
"wastage" of sugar involved in a recent pie-throwing effort
to help the Memorial Gym campaign, she touched off this
avalanche of sugar-filled envelopes.
The incensed vets on the campus, including many with
decorations for heroism overseas, sent in the flood of contributions to the lady who lacked sweatness. Neatly inscribed
on the envelopes are their records of overseas service, in
some cases as long as 62 months.
AFTER ONE CORRECTION this
week's column will be turned
over to a guest review by a recent
UBC graduate, of a hit still running in New York—one of the
first plays he saw there—"Harvey,"
The correction: the Markova-
Dolin ballet group are coming
earlier than was •expected and will
bo presented next Thursday, Feb.
28, nt the Orpheum Theatre by the
Hilker people.
"On seeing 'Harvey'—full house,
very slow going out, each step
going down the word was wonderful, which, if anything ever
is wonderful, this was. The setting
*    *
A DIR_CnONAL EFFECT I noticed was the skill with which
offensive words w^re so rolled-ofi
that their harshness or rudeness
seemed to escape you. Th* word
is not slighted but seems to be
said as though it had been rounded off; the hearer has to recall it
to realize it, as if the word had
gone by you unawares. "Bastards"
is said—and it's an important example in this play. Its merit appears to come from a peculiar emphasis derived from the unfamiliar
und the softened but unhesitating
intonation of it. The line is "and
human  beings  are   bastards".
One last thing a&out 'Harvey'
is an actor's device. It depends on
an easily perceivable comedic effect in the script. It consists of the
loudness, sustained loudness for b
phrase or a sentence, as equally
as it does of softness and slowness
was simple—a parlour but dowdy.
The first scene left this impression, how could this 'Harvey' stuff
ever be anything but too slight to
be more than silly? ('Harvey', incidentally, is a 6 foot invisible
rabbit with whom the star of the
play talks).
By the second act "Harvey' had
put on weight, by the third 'real'
life was away on the outside of
the theatre and wholly unreal and
unimportant. One amusing bit of
stage business effectively imparted
the illusion of 'Harvey' passing invisibly across the moonlit stage:
door opens left, pause, closes,
pause, opens on right and closes.
and lightness. Sometimes it's expected and desired and then to
be hoped for with the unconscious sense that the actor may
delightfully fool you by doing
something else though you don't
want him to and he doesn't intend
to. Chiefly it seems the actor
achieves an endless and surprising
variety by being impossible to anticipate. You think he'll come
back meekly, he comes back
strong. The line speaks contrition,
his voice bugles matter-of-fact
common sense. You expect confidence and bravado, you get regret.
For loudness you get softness, for
that something else, until finally
the actor makes you think he
v/rote the plcee—how could it possibly be played without him?
anyhow, that is acting, and today
it was done by Frank Fay, who
stars in 'Harvey'.
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sawdust on the bloody sidewalk. Some of
our greatest rugby teams developed at the
two bus stops, scrambling for seats, while
our less muscular and more intellectual
types acquired a certain wiry stamina from
standing during four years of higher
education.
But with the lineup system it is entirely
possible for even the mildest and meekest
to treat their spine-ends to a seat. Girls,
even. I myself have succeeded in getting a
seat twice already this session. On November 15 and January 9, as I recall. It was
about midnight both times, of course, and
I had been eating onions, but I did get a
seat. I cherish the memory of those golden
rides.
Yielding One*s Seat
Also evident is a refinement of chivalry,
in the new convention supplanting that of
yielding one's seat to a co-ed; namely, that
of accepting her books while she stands.
Slowly, steadily we are unshackling ourselves from the Middle Ages. I particularly
admire the corollary of the seated co-ed's
relieving the man of his books. Unfortunately, however, I find that this action is not
automatic. I had believed it was until,
earlier in the term, I carefully placed in a
co-ed's lap my briefcase, lunch, a pair of
hiking boots I happened to be carrying, and
was about to remove by galoshes when she
said, rather coldly:
"I think you dropped something."
"No, no," I smiled, "its all there in your
lap."
"That's   what   I   mean,"    she   snapped.
"You've got the wrong squaw, buck." My
equipment  landed   in  the   aisle   in  some
disarray.
Jettison The Cargo
So, I now wait to be asked before I jettison the cargo, though it's surprising how
many girls become tongue-tied when I heave
alongside.
Aside from the unavoidable length of the
queues, which have naturally played havoc
with the more short-sighted students, who
can never be sure whether they're waiting
for the bus, a chair in the Caf, or a chest
X-ray, I have only one real objection to the
bus service.
I have difficulty synchronizing my reflexes
with those of the part-timp drivers, some of
whom seem to know only two speeds; forty
miles an hour and stopped. This narrow
range often results in the quick starts and
stops that pitch me gaily into the lap of
complete strangers, people who usually
resent having to dandle me on their wrapped
lunches. A few intermediate speeds, if you
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By LAURIE DYER
A-GYMING WE SHALL GO
IT WOULD ALMOST SEEM that UBC wants a new
Gym. I have come to this conclusion after seeing advertisements, seeing young business men canvass downtown
B.T.O.'s, and noticing that the Jokers are in action in an
extra rapid-fire way lately. Yes little chums, Varsity's
students are right behind this deal and that's just the spirit
that we need to put this thing over.
Next week, the world of sports is going to put in its
two cents worth toward the cause. There's the game tonight
when the 'Birds meet Idaho, the winless wonders of the
Conference loop. An anonymous gentleman has got the
spirit of the thing when he has pledged one dollar towards
the fund for every point the Blue and Gold squad get in the
two game series. The kids have their sights set at $200, and
that ain't hay!     ,
Chiefs to Meet Coeds
Comes Tuesday of next week and comes the Chocolate
Coeds. They are really a great team according to the news
we have received about' them. Our Chieftans will be in there
to do their best against the gals. Seeing as how they have
just disposed of the Stacy crew in the semis of the City
Senior hoop loop, they figure this tilt should be a cinch. All
they have to do is out-jump such coeds as Helen Streamline
Smith, the seven foot star of tiie team. Maybe the boys
should bring their stilts along.
The affair is to be a pass feature and a collection will
be taken at the door to bring in some moola for the Gym
Fund. Of course the Jokers will be out at the half way mark
and to top things off, Ray Gardiner will be there to interview
the visiting team. It is whispered that Ray intends to bring
his step-ladder.   Game time is 12:30.
On Friday night, the semi-finals of tiie Vancouver Invitational badminton tourney get under way. Here again, the
people behind the meet have decided to help out in the Gym
Fund. All the proceeds from Friday night's attendance will
be donated. Varsity has a crew of six in the tourney including
such stars as Dairy Thompson and Lois Reid.
And More Sports Even Yet
But next Saturday is the big day in the sportlight. It's
officially called Visitors' Day and UBC's sport circles are
intending to show off no end to all those who turn out to
see what makes the wheels go round at our worthy institution. The big occasion is the McKechnie Cup battle to be
played in the Stadium at 2:30.
The afternoon gets off to a great start with a ralher
largesome parade made up of the Air Force Cadet Band,
Spencer's Remnants Band, and a long line of high school
players. Along with them will be all the Howie McPhee
Memorial winners.
But actually the kick-off alone will be worth the price
of admission. It is rumoured that our Queen, Ruby Dunlop,
will pick her way daintily to the centre of the field to send
the pigskin flying.
Then comes the anti-climax in the form of a rugger
match. It really will be a thriller though, as the 'Birds have
to win to retain the silverware. If the Lions should come
out on top, the Cup will be theirs.
Jokers A re Still Busy
At the half way mark, guess what! Natch, it's the Jokers
again. This time they have ideas of letting loose with a horse
race but as the Ace Joker says, it doesn't matter what they
do. They'll be in there and that's all that counts. The match
will be broadcast over CBR by Alan Roughton.
Besides this little tid-bit, there will be a display in the
gym during the afternoon. The kids will be putting on an
exhibition of tumbling, apparatus work and a little volleyball. The folks might like to see what they do to us in a
P.T. class.
Saturday night, the hoopla version of the Thunderbirds
hits the maples in their last Conference game against College
of Puget Sound. Although the visitors are not in the top
ranks of the Conference, the game should be a good one. In a
prelim, the girls Senior B's meet Port Alberni.
All in all, the sports World of UBC hopes to send quite
a chunk of cabbage to the Memorial Drive. And as any
fnumph can plainly see, the affair is not to be missed. Drag
the rest of the family out and show them the works. You
might also show dad why we really need a gym by showing
him what we're using now.
Boost Drive
THE THUNDERBIRDS are out
tonight to shatter the scoring records as they try to lift the count
into the three figure column against
the hapless College of Idaho
quintet.
The higher the "Birds soar tonight, the deeper an anonymous
donor digs into his ppcket. For
every point the Varsity club sends
through the hoop, the invisible
hand will donate one dollar to the
Gym drive. It's Just a question
of killing two birds with one stone
although ln this instance the
'Birds should be the killers.
A win for the UBC entry In the
Northwest Conference all but
clinches the berth to the Kansas
City tournament open to the pen-
inant-clncher ln the loop—if such
a tournament Is In the offing this
season.
Hedlunds Tag
Varsity Again
In Lively Tilt
VARSITY Senior gal cagers
bowed before the mighty Hedlunds five by a 47-22 count in the
first game of the semi-finals at
John Oliver Thursday night.
Hedlunds started out with a
rush, chalking up 13 points before
Varsity managed to score. However, the coeds came to life in
the second quarter, scoring 12
points to the Meat Packers' 15. In
the second half, they managed to
hold Hedlunds to 9 points until
there were 5 minutes to go, when
the Packers ran wild, and chalked
up 10 points without a reply.
High-scorer on the Varsity squad
was Nora McDermott with 8
points, followed by Audrey Mc-
Kim and Pat Gardiner with 5
each, and Pat Mcintosh with 4.
Varsity meets Hedlunds in the
second game of the best-of-three
series next Thursday at John
Oliver.
INTER A's ROLL
Precedent was shattered and
Ryerson battered at John Oliver
gym as the revamped, former
Winless Wonders, UBC's Inter A
women's basketball team downed
Ryerson United to chalk up theli
first win in three years.
Kay Worsfold led the Varsity
scorers with 15 points, and June
Brett made nine points including
the winning basket Which gave
UBC a total of 30 to Ryerson's 28.
This gamy was the opener in the
playoffs.
Inside| And Out
INTRAMURAL—Let us consider
this word ln its fullest sense. Let
ut* break It down Into two parts,
Intra, and mural. According to
the dictionary, Intra means "on
the Inside", and mural means
"garland given to soldiers who
first scaled wall of beselged town'.
This Is Indeed a revelation, because
if we put this together we get;
quote: "on the Inside, garland given
to soldiers who first scaled the
wall of a beselged town."
Now let us consider the Implications of this startling revelation.
It means that we are running a
complicated system of "on the Inside garland given to soldiers who
first scaled the wall of a beselged
town" games. We don't know
what we are running, and ln this
case our whole foundations are in
immediate fear of collapsing, so In
tliat case let's build a New Gym
before the old one does collapse.
Saturday, February 23, 1946
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FOR CRUCIAL GAME
THE VARSITY Rugger Team
will kick-off this afternoon, 3
o'clock, at Brockton Oval with the
team a mere skeleton of its former self.
Injuries, always a threat, finally
caught up with the Varsity team
in the Victoria fracas last week
end when they lost all of their
three-line but Don Nesbit.
Promising newcomer to tho
team, Art Mason, should turn in
a good game and Spoon Wothcr-
sp ion, on his second outing for
Varsity, will be there to back th •
piny with his usual strong performance. Scrum work will again
tall to the 'Curby' boys with Bob
Lawson and other stand-bys filling the remaining forward berths,
With the large number of newcomers to shake down into a close
working pack, Varsity will have
a close game on their hands, ex-
Brits may be in the basement
berth of the league but of late
they have been tucking a few
surprising victories under the
belt and are to be reckoned with.
The opening battle nt the point
this afternoon falls to Vets and
Rowing Club at 2 o'clock, with the
Vets fielding their usual powerful
squad.
The Veb; weiv more fortunate
than Varsity last weekend as the
players tlu'.v sent lo the McKechnie garae eamv away with bruises
or less.
Holding down the solo spot at
the Stadium will be UBC and
Meralomas with the 'Lomas, by
re.i.son ot their many wins, slightly favoured.
LUKE MOYLS, Sports Editor
TALL AND SHORT OF IT — When UBC's Chiefs take
to the maple courts Tuesday at noon, they will be out to beat
the Chocolate Coeds, a couple of whom we see pictured above.
Helen "Streamline" Smith is the seven foot babe on the left
and one of the best centres they've had. Vi Casey is the
other lassie, an All-American who will be playing at guard.
Femme Version Of Sepia
Wizardry To Meet Chiefs
A GALAXY of stars hit Varsity
Tuesday noon when the famous
sepia amazons of the maple courts,
the Chocolate Coeds meet the
Varsity Chiefs in a feature basketball fixture at the gym.
The All-American-studded quintet boasts a string of wins over
female aggregations which stretches untarnished since 1936, the
last time they bowed out to a
femme casaba squad. In their
clashes with top-flight men's teams
over the continent, the Coeds have
nabbed their share of the triumphs, and the Chiefs will have
all they can do to stop the negro
powerhouses.
ATOMIC BOMB
Stellar performer for the roving
hoopettes is Helen "Streamline"
Smith, currently sporting the
handle of the "Atomic Bomb of
Femme Hoop." Helen has her 180
edd pounds flung neatly about a
seven foot frame, and is noted for
her rushing brand of play. No
woman who has checked her has
ever been able to hold her to less
than 30 points a game.
The forward wall is completed
by Bernice Marshall and Betty
Washington, two cogy artists of
the razzle-dazzle type of ball. Bernice stands all of Ave feet, but
makes up for Nature's quirk by
featuring a speedy dribbling tech-
nlque and a lightning shot. Bette,
an Ohio All-State product is playing her first season with the squad
and is five foot eleven.
• Vi Casey, former captain of the
Xavier    University   team    which
Soccer Squad In
Shape For Match
THE VARSITY gold-shirts are
al) set to go out this afternoon
and do battle for their alma mater
at Larwill Park. They meet Vancouver Uniteds in tha crucial, flnal
cup game; the winner of this aft-
, ernoon's game will (hold the Imperial Cup for the season '46-47.
Both teams are at full strength,
but Varsity is humored to be in
better shape due to their stiff practices and clean living. Ivan Carr
is still out of the lineup, on account of his illness, but his place
will be ably taken by Stu Todd
who has been working in well
with the Varsity team.
The last meeting of the two
IcKins, before Christmas, resulted
in a 1-1 d'-iw, and today's game
promises to be of the same calibre
as both teani.s have strengthened
up since then. The Longshoremen
are just as anxious to display the
cuj) in their union hill as are the
Students to display it in the Memorial Gym's trophy room. But ro-
;:i.dlcss of who wins the game,
thv proceeds will go to the UBC
Memorial Gym Fund.
clinched the Coloured Girls' National Championship last year, Is
another All-American and forms
one half of the defensive combo
behind the high scoring antics of
the forward brigade.
The other half is Harriet Harmon who like Vi is playing her
first year for tiie club. Last yeaj
"Harry" touted the melon for the
Chicago All-Stars and is noted for
her brilliant footwork.
ALL-AMERICAN
Last but not least on the wonder team's roster is Kate Bard,
rated as the greatest feminine basketball plaer on the continent.
Galloping Kate has been an All-
American for the past six years
and is playing her eighth year
with the Coeds. As a sideline she
kicks around on a softball diamond and can burn down a fifty
yard track  in six seconds flat.
Irish Drub Inter B
Frosh-Sophs Lose
IN A hard-fought low-scoring
basketball game at King Ed Gym
Thursday night, Vancouver College, with their backs to the wall,
came through to down Varsity's
Inter B hoopsters 25-21.
The fighting Irish squad threw
up the same type of zone against
Varsity as the campus cagers used
so effectively against them on
Tuesday night. Using this zone
they bottled up Varsity's two high
scoring bucket men, Forsythe and
Selman, so well that the best these
two stars could do was 6 an 3
respectively.
At the first breather the score
found the Varsity hoopsters ahead
7-5. This gave an indication of
the low scoring game to come.
College outscored the Varsity
quintet 7-6 in the second quarter
but the boys of the blue and gold
managed to sidle off the maple
at the half on the right side of a
13-12 count.
MITLHERN SENSATIONAL
Brian  Mulhern  practically  won
the game single handed for the
College crew by sinking four
beautiful long shots in the last
half. The Varsity squad had
plenty of opportunity to put the
game on ice, but try as they
would, they just couldn't capitilize
on their scoring opportunities.
In th1 nightcap Arrows Inter A
Sqund swamped Varsitys Sophs
41-28 to enter the finals against
the winner of the Frosh-Fnrina
series.
VARSITY — Matthews 7. Bray.
Poyes 5. Young, /'hint, Selman 3.
Forsythe   6.    Total—21.
COLLEGE—Mulhern 10, Brewer
4. Clarke 5. W.ilsh. Paris 2, Murphy. Sweeney 2. Muir, Fraser 2.
Tetal-25.
CHIEFS PUMMEL
STACYS IN SEMI
By CHICK TURNER
VARSITY'S unpredictable Chiefs clubbed their way
into the Inter-City Finals Wednesday night when they
downed a fighting Stacy quintet and sent them packing with
a 39-35 count at the Varsity Gym.
With rangy Dave Campbell providing the spark by
hanging up a 13 point total, the hoop warriors romped to an
early lead which proved too tough for the weary Shoemen
to overcome. The game turned into a torrid fracas in the
second half, however, as both squads ragged around heaving
the pill about the maple with an aim that wouldn't hit the
side of the proverbial barn door.
The Chieftains broke the ice as
Capozzi sank a gift throw in the
first minute of play and pulled
ahead of the disorganized Stacy
hoopsters who had trouble aligning their sights to the somewhat
strange surroundings. The old-
timers found themselves smothered
under a 9-3 deluge before they
started to roll and managed to
narrow the margin to 11-7 at the
quarter.
CHIEFS GET HOT
The contest entered the second
canto as a deluge of Varsity melon-
men swooped down on the hapless
Stacymen to send the score up by
leaps and bounds. Campbell,
Stevenson and Bossons hit the
ht'mp with ruthless accuracy until
they had outscored the befuddled
business boys three to one at the
fifteen minute mark.
But the Stacy club roaredback
into the fray and laid the young
college five low as they launched
four straight long-range bombs
that exploded neatly through the
ring scarcely scratching the backboard. And so the limp melonmen
sidled off the maple at the half
with the Chiefs on top 22-14.
Despite the rosy raspberry and
heckling some volatile Jokers
meted out to the determined Stacy
clan, the oldtimers continued to
turn on the warmth and actually
succeeded in drawing within three
points of the somewnat reckless
Chiefties at the 28-25 mark.
Again it was a matter of condition as the campus cagers sprang
again and gripped the lead at tth*
three-quarter post ln a 32-25 grasp.
BRAWN COUNTS
The last act was the climax
according to tradition wherein the
characters forewent style for
brawn, and in which the Chiefs
were badly in need of a 200 pound
line. Former Thunderbird, Coach
Art Johnson trotted onto the court
during the session and managed
to sooth his erratic charges with a
capable display of bather tossing
which held the rallying Stacy
crew.
A brace of smooth setups by
Stacymen McConnel and Edmundson livened the livid tension at a
37-33 count which wasn't eased
until Garry Stevenson and Pete
McGeer came through with the
lifesavers to up the Chiefs' stock
three points.
McConnel who was sizzling at
this point lifted the melon into
the smoke-filled air with but a
second to go and as the bell
sounded the casaba carommed off
the wood into the basket in a final
blaze of glory for the erstwhile
Stacy club.
CAMPBELL BIQH
Main cog in the Stacy comeback was George McConnel who
tallied 10 points, a sizeable total
considering the hard checking
extravaganza, wfhile Campbell and
McGeer played stellar ball for the
Varsity hoopmen.
Another feather in the caps of
Art Johnson's future titlists was
the masterful shackling job they
did on the first string trio of Pop
Pay, George Sibourne and big
Irwin "I hate all Jokers" Stout
who were held to two points.
Saturday night aeea the Chiefs
engage the Laurie Pie-rates in the
first of a three-out-of-five game
series for the championship. The
stage is set at the King Ed Gym
for what promises to be as torrid
a fixture as any healthy fan could
take.
STACYS-Pay 2, Stout, McConnel 10, Broadhead 7, Brltton 4,
Gordon 4, Edmundson 5, Digne 2,
Sibourne, Gray.   Total—35.
CHIEFS—Haas 2, Stevenson 5,
Campbell 13, Bossons 3, McGeer 9,
Ryan, Mottishaw, Thomas 1, Johnson, Capozzi 6.   Total—39.
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