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Volume 17, No. 2 —Summer, 1963
Frances Tucker, BA'50
Business Manager
Gordon A. Thorn, BCom'56,
Edilorial Committee
Cecil Hacker, BA'33, chairman
Inglis (Bill) Bell, BA'51, BLS(Tor.)
Mrs. T. R. Boggs, BA'29
Allan Fotheringham, BA'54
John L. Gray, BSA'39
F. P. Levirs, BA'26, MA'31
Eric Nicol, BA'41, MA'48
4 Edilorial
—Paul S. Plant, BA'49
5 The University
13 Canadian University Service Overseas
14 Alumni Association Annual Meeting
16       Close-up on backing Mac
20       Simon Fraser University
—By Gordon M. Shrum,
Chancellor of Simon Fraser University
22      Latin America
—Seminars at International House
25 Alumni Association News
26 The Case now rests with the Jury
—T. Hollick-Kenyon, BA'51, BSW'53
27 Kelowna Conference on Higher Education
29       Alumnae and Alumni
42       Alumni Association
Published quarterly by Ihe Alumni Associalion of the
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Business and editorial offices: 252 Brock Hall, U.B.C, Vancouver 8, B.C. Authorized as second class mail by the Post
Office Department, Ottawa, and for payment of postage in
The U.B.C. Alumni Chronicle is sent free of charge to
alumni donating to the annual giving programme and
U.B.C. Development Fund. Non-donors may receive the
magazine by paying  a  subscription of $3.00 a year.
Reproduced on cover is road-map found in Student Action Committee office after Back Mac
campaign. Routes marked were followed by the 10 busses carrying 41 passengers each, including
a bus leader and town leaders. "Bus No. 11", a Volkswagen bus, capacity 9, went to Powell River.
Many left the busses at the farthest point, and continued by hitch-hiking. Jolyon Hallows
went to Fort St. James and Denis Stanley to Nakusp. From Vancouver Island students reached
Texada and Quadra Islands.
Most of the more populous areas were covered by the bus routes with the exception of the
North-west and the Peace River country.
The Interior campaign was the most important phase of Student Action Week. Paul S. Plant
A Year of Reassessment
During the past year Frank Walden in his scholarly
way used this editorial page to place before you the
basic policy of the Board of Management of the Alumni
Association. I hope to continue this practice in order
to draw to the attention of the readers of this magazine
some of the Board of Management's problems in its
relationship not only with the students and administration of the University but also with the business community and the provincial government.
At the Annual Dinner in May you elected an able
Board of Management to run the affairs of this Association. I hope that together we will be equal to the
responsibilities in the year ahead, which can best be
described as a year of austerity.
Our operational grant from the Board of Governors
for the coming year has not been increased; it has been
maintained at last year's level, even though we now have
2,000 more graduates to serve. To meet our budget we
are reducing our staff in the central office which will
force curtailment of some of our activities instead of
planned expansion. To offset the lack of staff, all members of the Board of Management and other interested
alumni volunteers will find themselves more closely involved in the committee work of the Association.
Because of this austerity we plan to discuss with the
University the feasibility of incorporating the functions
of the two publications, UBC Reports and UBC Alumni
Chronicle. It is our hope to produce and mail an Alumni
magazine to all graduates rather than to graduates
donating to an Alumni Annual Giving fund. To do this,
however, will require more money, and we hope that
by incorporating the budget of UBC Reports we will
be in a position to bring you a more thorough picture
of alumni and faculty affairs.
We intend to take the following steps in several other
important areas of our work:
• To increase contact between the University and the
business community, we will call together a council of
Past Presidents of this Association to meet with Dr.
Macdonald and possibly representatives of the Board of
Governors to discuss problems of mutual concern in the
University community.
• We intend to reassess the purposes of Alumni Annual Giving and work towards co-ordination of all University fund-raising activities through the Development
Fund. We have been hoping for the creation of an ongoing active Development Council for several years.
Perhaps this year we can stimulate interest in the Board
of Governors to resolve the problem.
• We hope to press for continuing close contact with
the administration and Board of Governors in their
relationship with the Provincial Government. Through
our members on Senate and through increased consultation with the Board of Governors we are sure the
Alumni Association can provide help when necessary
and when called upon for support. We believe that by
having the facts the Board of Management can make
a positive contribution to the welfare of our University.
• We intend to increase our activity and contact with
students, particularly undergraduates. We trust that
we will be asked to continue our association with them
on their Student Union Building project. An adequate
student centre is needed for our many commuting students.
In view of the fact that we now have three new
Universities it will be necessary to reassess our programme of branch work throughout the province, and
in particular to reassess the purposes of our recently
established Regional University Associations and our
relationship with them.
Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria,
Notre Dame University and junior colleges throughout
the province will soon have alumni activities of their
own commanding regional loyalty. Our fundamental
problem this year is to realign our programme keeping
in mind divided loyalties and continuing to concern
ourselves with the basic needs of higher education in
the whole province.
This University will need increasing support from
its graduates if its reputation is to be maintained, and
most of all it will need support from graduates living
in the lower mainland.
We must avoid fractionalized pressure on government, on industry and on our own alumni for support.
In recent weeks spokesmen for Simon Fraser University
and University of Victoria have indicated a willingness
and a desire to work with us. We hope to provide
leadership in this area and at the same time call upon
graduates of UBC to recognize the needs of their own
Alumni Association President The University
The    Chancellor.    Dr.    Phyllis    Ross,    presenting    Governor-
General's gold medal to Dennis Charles Henley
Mr. Adlai Stevenson with  Chief Justice
Sherwood Lett in procession
Spring Congregation 1963
More than 1600 students, the largest
number in UBC's history, graduated on
the two days of Spring Congregation,
May 30 and May 31.
Dennis Charles Healey of Abbostford,
in honours physics and mathematics,
headed the graduating classes in the Faculty of Arts and Science for BA and
BSc degrees. The University Medal for
heading the graduating class in the Faculty of Arts and Science, non-science
group, was won by Richard Michael
Toporoski of Vancouver in honours La
tin. Brian Leslie Scarfe of Vancouver,
this year's Rhodes Scholar, took first
class honours in economics.
Honorary degrees were conferred on
Adlai E. Stevenson, United States delegate to the United Nations, Dr. Leo
Marion, vice-president (scientific) of the
National Research Council of Canada,
and Dr. H. Northrop Frye, principal of
Victoria College at the University of
Mr. Stevenson assisted in the formation of the UN, and was senior advisor
and delegate for the U.S. at the first
three general assemblies. He holds his
current appointment from January 1961.
Dr. Leo Marion is distinguished for
his work in organic chemistry, particularly in the field of alkaloids. He gave
the congregation address on May 30.
Dr. Frye, who was the congregation
speaker on May 31, is the author of
two books, Fearful Symmetry, a study
of the English poet William Blake, and
Anatomy of Criticism, a study of the
theory of modern literary criticism.
New Appointments to Faculties
Seven senior appointments to the University of British Columbia faculty have
been announced by the President.
In the department of physics Dr. R.
D. Russell will rejoin the UBC faculty
following a year at the University of
Toronto. Dr. Russell, who has been
appointed to the rank of professor, will
teach in the department and carry out
research in the Institute of Earth
In the same department, Dr. Michael
J. Crooks, a graduate of UBC, where he
received his master of arts degree in
1957, and Yale, which awarded him the
degree of doctor of philosophy, has
been appointed to the rank of assistant
professor. His research field is low
temperature physics.
Dr. Charles F. Schwerdtfeger, a graduate   of   Villanova    and    Notre    Dame,
where he received his PhD, will also join
the physics department as an assistant
professor. His research is also in the
field of low temperature physics.
In the department of Romance studies,
Dr. Frank R. Hamlin has been appointed
an assistant professor. A graduate of
Birmingham and Cambridge, Dr. Hamlin has been a research fellow at Cambridge since 1961. He specializes in the
teaching of medieval French literature.
Maurice C. Carr, a graduate of London University, will rejoin the Faculty
of Law after a year's leave of absence to
obtain his master of laws degree at
Harvard University.
In the department of chemistry Dr.
Wei-Cheng Lin, a graduate of Nanking
University and McGill, where he was
awarded his PhD, has been appointed
an associate professor.
Dr. Lin is a former post-doctoral research fellow at UBC and is currently
doing research in the department of
theoretical chemistry at Cambridge University. His research is in the area of
electron spin resonance.
Ibrahim L. Poroy, a native of Turkey
currently completing the requirements
for the degree of doctor of philosophy
at the University of California at Berkeley, has been appointed an assistant professor in the department of economics
and political science.
After attending the University of Istanbul, Poroy enrolled at the University of
California, where he received his master
of arts degree. He has taught at California and San Francisco State College.
His research is in economic development and comparative economic
systems. Elected by Convocation to Senate
Six persons were elected for the first time to the University of British
Columbia Senate, May 22, 1963. Nine others were re-elected for three-year
Elected to their first three year terms as convocation members of the
Senate are:
H. L. Keenleyside, BA'20, MA'21, PhD(Clark), LLD'45 Vancouver
Malcolm F. McGregor, BA'30, MA'31, PhD( Cincinnati) Vancouver
Mrs. H. I. MacKay, BA'38. (Mary Gibson)
Hon. James Sinclair, BASc'28
Frank A. Turnbull, BA'23, MD(Tor.)
Harry V. Warren, BA'26, BSc'27, DPhiKOxon.)
Re-elected were:
Mrs. H. F. Angus, BA'23. (Anne M. Anderson)
Kenneth Caple, BSA'26.  MSA'27
Ian McTaggart Cowan, BA'32, PhD(Calif.)
Willard  Ireland,  BA'33,  MA(Tor.)
Joseph E. A. Kania, BASc'26, MASc'28,  PhD(MIT)
J. Stuart Keate, BA'35
Eric P. Nicol, BA'41, MA'48
Hon. Mr. Justice David Verchere, BA'26
Arnold Webster, BA'22, MA'28
Convocation is composed of the Chancellor, the Senate, all persons who
beoame members of the Convocation prior to the first day of January 1919,
all persons holding academic appointments with the University and whose
names are added to the roll of Convocation by the Registrar of the University
upon instruction from the President, and all graduates of the University. Convocation elects the Chancellor and fifteen members of Senate.
North Vancouver
nancial aid immediately if it is to become
a first class centre for research.
Buddhism books for Library
the university will expand work in the
field of religious studies as the result of
a Senate decision and a gift of books
worth $10,000 to increase library resources.
The UBC Senate has approved a proposal which will increase the number
of courses in religious studies and allow
the department to offer a major in the
The new major will be offered in
September for the 1963-64 session. The
number of courses available will be increased from six to nine, and the following year a senior scholar in the field of
Buddhism will, it is hoped, be added to
the faculty to develop this new field.
At present there are two full time and
two part time instructors in the department. About 100 students are taking the
six courses now offered by the department.
The Reverend William Nicholls, who
joined the UBC faculty in 1961 to direct
work in the field of religious studies, said
that when the present phase of development is complete, between 20 and 30
courses would be offered, and the teaching staff would increase to approximately eight persons.
He said that courses dealing with
Christianity would comprise about half
the offerings of the department in its
developed state, while the balance would
deal with Buddhism, Indian religions and
the Jewish faith.
Mr. Nicholls also announced that the
University will receive approximately
$10,000 worth of books on Buddhism
from Mr. Carroll Aikins, of Naramata,
B.C., who is presently purchasing the
library while on a round the world trip.
The gift of approximately 2000 volumes will mean that UBC will have a
unique collection, Mr. Nicholls said. It
will give UBC the only substantial Buddhist collection in Canada and will
include almost every book worth reading
on  the subject  in  the  English  language.
Mr. Nicholls said that Mr. Aikins had
also agreed to provide an endowment
which will allow the University to add
to the collection. Mr. Aikins will provide
additional funds for the making of transparencies of Buddhist art. and provision
of a scholarship for the leading UBC
student in the field.
Help! cries Librarian
the   university   of   British   Columbia's
library  needs  substantially  increased   fi-
Dr. Ranz
This is the burden of the annual report
of Dr. James Ranz, UBC's librarian, to
the University Senate for the year
ending August 31. 1962.
Dr. Ranz recommends a substantial
increase in funds for the purchase of new
books and older materials, which he
says are badly needed if the UBC library
is to provide adequate services to students
and members of faculty.
UBC, he says, needs to double its
present book purchase fund of $250,000
just as quickly as funds become available.
He added that the Senate library
committee plans to give serious and extended thought to the needs of the
library during the next few years.
"Without further study," he adds, "it
is apparent that substantial sums both
for graduate research and for the shoring up of existing services are needed
Despite the fact that few libraries in
North America can match UBC's growth
over the past ten years, it is doubtful
whether the library serves its users as
well today as it did ten years ago, Dr.
Ranz says.
Almost 4000 books ordered by faculty
members in the past year were not purchased for lack of funds, he says. For
the same reason, subscriptions were
placed for fewer than half the periodicals ordered.
The need for additional staff and
space is equally pressing, Dr. Ranz adds.
Four thousand recently acquired books
and several major collections await cataloguing, and for UBC's 14,000 students
the library can provide only 1800 seats—
less than one half the recommended
The library set new records for service
in 1961-62, the report states, yet once
again the services answered a still smaller
percentage of the need.
A total of $240,930 was spent on
library materials, Dr. Ranz says, but
only 35,235 volumes were added—2321
fewer than in the previous year. Factors contributing to the decrease in the number of volumes added are devaluation of
the Canadian dollar and increases in
book prices.
Circulation of library materials reached a new record of almost 600,000 volumes—a one-year increase of almost 25
per cent, the report states.
Dr. Ormsby heads history
Dean Frederic H. Soward has resigned
as head of the department of history at
the University of British Columbia,
President John B. Macdonald announced.
The President said Dean Soward
would continue to serve as a professor
in the department, director of international studies, and dean of UBC's Faculty
of Graduate Studies.
Professor Margaret Ormsby has been
appointed acting head of the history department for one year beginning July 1.
Dr. Ormsby
Dean Soward said his decision to
resign as head of the history department
was largely the result of increased administrative duties in fields other than
In particular, he said, the increasing
importance of graduate work at UBC
had resulted in added academic and
administrative responsibilities. Dean Soward said he would continue to teach
courses in history and international
Dean Soward has been a member of
the UBC faculty since 1922. He is a
graduate of the University of Toronto
and Oxford and holds an honorary degree from Carleton University, Ottawa.
Dean Soward was named head of
UBC's history department in 1953, and
was associate dean of the Faculty of
Graduate Studies until 1961, when he
succeeded Dr. Gordon Shrum as dean.
* * *
Dr. Macdonald also announced two
senior appointments to the UBC faculty
in the department of economics and
political science.
They are Dr. Ivan Avakumovic as
associate professor and Dr. Maw Lin
Lee as assistant professor.
Dr. Avakumovic, an expert in the
government and politics of countries of
eastern Europe and Russia, will come to
UBC from the University of Manitoba,
where he has been an assistant professor
of political science and international
relations since  1958.
Dr. Avakumovic is a graduate of
Cambridge University where he received
the degrees of bachelor and master of
arts, and Oxford University, where he
received his doctor of philosophy degree
in 1958.
Before coming to Canada, Dr. Avakumovic was an assistant lecturer in
politics at Aberdeen University in Scotland.
Dr. Lee, who works in the field of
economic statistics, is currently at the
University of Wisconsin.
He is a graduate of the National
Taiwan University in Taipei, Formosa,
where he was awarded his bachelor of
arts degree, Montana State University,
where he received his master of arts
degree, and the University of Wisconsin,
where he received his PhD.
A third appointment announced by the
President was that of Richard M. Bessom
as assistant professor in the Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration.
Mr. Bessom, who will teach in the
division of marketing, is a graduate of
Cornell, where he received his bachelor
of arts degree, and the Stanford University graduate school of business,
where he received the master of business administration degree.
Since 1960 Mr. Bessom has been a
lecturer at the University of Washington
in Seattle.
Estate Management research
THE   REAL   ESTATE   INSTITUTE    of   British
Columbia   has   established   a    $100,000
Education and Research Foundation for
the expansion of academic work relating
to estate management at the University
of British Columbia.
Income from the $100,000 trust fund
will support scholarships, bursaries and
prizes to graduate and undergraduate
students in the field of estate management, enable UBC to purchase additional
library material, and finance research
projects in estate management.
The capital sum will be vested in the
Vancouver Foundation and the income
of approximately $5000 per year allocated by a grants committee made up of
six members from the Institute and three
past or present members of UBC's
Faculty of Commerce and Business
Administration appointed by President
John B. Macdonald.
Colonel Herbert R. Fullerton, president of the Real Estate Institute of B.C.,
said "The education and research foundation now being established by the Real
Estate Institute will provide, in perpetuity, the necessary scholarship funds to
train and educate future teachers in the
field of real estate education; to develop
new teaching materials and texts, and to
provide opportunities for advanced
study and research in real estate for
Canadians at a Canadian University."
Professor Philip White, head of the
division of estate management in UBC's
Commerce Faculty, said the income from
the trust fund would provide for further
expansion of work in the field of real
estate at UBC.
He said funds for aid to students
and purchase of library materials were
most welcome, but the greatest need lay
in the area of research.
"We will now be able," he said, "to
expand our programme of research in
the area of Canadian mortgage policies
and the more efficient use of mortgage
funds, and begin new work on the
structure of real estate markets in Canada
and the function of private ownership
of real property."
Wilfrid Sadler Memorial Gold Medal presented to Kenneth R. Pastro, BSA'63, this
year's top agriculture student, by W. B. Richardson, BSA'47, past president of Sigma
Tau Upsilon, honorary agricultural fraternity. Place was Graduate Centre Dean  Chant
University of British Columbia will be
divided into separate faculties on July 1,
President John B. Macdonald announced.
The President also announced that
Dean S. N. F. Chant would serve as
acting dean of the Faculty of Arts, and
Dr. Vladimir J. Okulitch as acting dean
of the Faculty of Science for one year or
until the appointment of new deans.
Dean Chant is the present dean of the
combined faculties, and Dr. Okulitch is
Awards for
two Chemists
Dr. James Trotter, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of
British Columbia, has been awarded the
Meldola Medal of the Royal Institute of
Chemistry of Great Britain.
The medal, one of the top international
awards in chemistry, is awarded annually
to a chemist under the age of 30 who has
done original and distinguished research
Arts and Science
July 1
head of the UBC department of geology.
The University Senate approved division of the Faculty of Arts and Science
at the earliest possible time last March.
At that time President Macdonald said
the division was desirable in the interests
of increasing intellectual stimulation and
encouraging growth in blocks of related
Under the division, the Faculty of
Arts will include the schools of home
economics, librarianship and social work,
Dr. Okulitch
and the departments of anthropology and
sociology, classics, economics and political science, English, fine arts, geography,
German, history, music, philosophy, psychology, Romance studies, Asian studies,
International studies, Slavonic studies,
religious studies and theatre.
The Faculty of Science will include
the departments of bacteriology and immunology, biology and botany, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics and
Dr. James Trotter
Professor Charles McDowell, head of
UBC's chemistry department, said that
to his knowledge this is the first time
that the award has been made to a
British chemist who was working in a
Commonwealth country outside Great
There is a very keen competition for
the award, he added, which is based
solely on a consideration of the candidates' published work by a board of
distinguished chemists.
Dr. Trotter, who joined the UBC
faculty as an assistant professor in 1960,
works in the field of x-ray crystallography, a field of chemistry concerned
with the structure of large molecules.
Dr. Trotter, 29, is a graduate of the
University of Glasgow where he obtained
the degree of bachelor of science in 1954
and doctor of philosophy in 1957.
Prior to joining the UBC faculty Dr.
Trotter lectured at Glasgow and carried
out research on fellowships awarded by
the National Research Council of
Canada and Imperial Chemical Industries of Great Britain.
Dr. Trotter has published more
than 50 papers in various journals of
A second member of the chemistry
department, Dr. Neil Bartlett has been
selected to give the inaugural Noranda
lecture of the Chemical institute of
Canada in Toronto on June 7.
The lectureship was established this
year and is awarded annually to the
individual judged to be the most outstanding  and  promising  young   scientist
in Canada under the age of 40 working
in the fields of inorganic, physical, or
analytical chemistry.
The recipient receives a commemorative plaque and an award of $500.
Dr. Bartlett, 31, was internationally
acclaimed last year for a series of experiments carried out at UBC which proved
that the so-called "inert" gases will combine with other elments to form
His work overthrew a long-accepted
theory and has opened up an entirely
new field of research.
Dr. Neil Bartlett
8 New! New!
Our First Architect-Planner
the appointment of John C. H. Porter
as architect-planner to the University of
British Columbia has been announced by
President John B. Macdonald.
Mr. Porter, a former member of the
UBC faculty in the school of architecture, will take up his duties on June 1.
He will be responsible for planning
physical facilities on the campus and the
preparation of a master plan for the
future development of the University.
Born in New Brunswick, Mr. Porter
was educated at St. John Vocational
School and McGill University, where he
received the degree of bachelor of
architecture in 1941.
On graduation Mr. Porter received the
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
gold medal, the medal of the lieutenant-
governor of the Province of Quebec, the
Anglin Norcross engineering prize, and
the P. J. Turner construction prize.
Following war service with the Canadian army, Mr. Porter joined the firm of
Sharp, Thompson, Berwick, Pratt in
Vancouver. He was an assistant professor
in the UBC school of architecture from
1947 until 1953.
From 1953 to 1961 Mr. Porter was in
private practice as a member of the firm
of Davison and Porter. He continued to
act as design critic in the UBC architecture school.
Since 1961 Mr. Porter has been employed as an area architect in the
Vancouver office of the federal government's Department of Public Works.
In 1952 Mr. Porter was awarded the
silver medal of the Massey Foundation
for the best designed house in Canada.
John Porter
He is a member of several professional
organizations and a former vice-chairman
of the B.C. chapter of the Architectural
Institute of B.C. and the West Vancouver
town planning commission.
19} 9
Class of '39 on TV
tune in on CBC's TV programme Explorations July 3 and July 10. UBC's
class of 1939 will be the subject of two
half-hour shows with the title of "Class
of '39: Encounter with a Generation."
This spring CBC producer George C.
Robertson. BA'50, came to the Alumni
Association offices to borrow a 1939
Totem. "What happened to the class of
1939?" he asked. "They graduated and
within a few months the whole world
was plunged into war. How were they
He studied the Totem, found out the
women's married names, searched in the
Chronicle index and looked through the
class plates for addresses. By the time
he returned the Totem to us he knew
the class of '39 so well he might have
graduated with them instead of 11 years
The results of his inquiries and interviews will be seen on the nation-wide
TV programme at 10.30 p.m., Wednesday July 3  and Wednesday, July  10.
UBC Governor joins Alumni Association
Honorary life membership was presented to George T. Cunningham at Alumni Association's annual dinner meeting on May 16 by Frank E. Walden (right), retiring
president of the Association. Mr. Cunningham has served on the Board of Governors
for almost 28 years; he was first appointed to the Board in 1935 and has been consistently re-appointed ever since. His term of service on the Board has not been
matched by any other member. The new Universities Act limits future appointments to three terms.
For other pictures taken at annual meeting see pages 14-15. Summer Session . . .
AN   INTERNATIONAL   FLAVOUR   will   prevail
on the UBC campus this summer when
more than 6,000 students and instructors
from all parts of Canada, the United
States, the British Isles and Commonwealth attend the 1963 summer session.
Mr. John McGechaen, summer session
director, reports that a total of 220
courses will be offered from July 2 to
August 16.
During this six-week period 80 visiting
instructors will join with 170 members
of the UBC faculty to supervise courses
offered in the largest summer session
programme  in Canada.
Among the visiting instructors will be:
Dr. Erwin Raisz, consulting cartographer,
Harvard University; Dr. A. J. Rose,
senior lecturer in geography, Australian
National University, Canberra; Dr. Reginald Dale, senior lecturer in education,
University College of Swansea, Wales;
Dr. C. H. Lamoreaux. botany, University
of Hawaii; Dr. Archibald P. Thornton,
international studies, University of Toronto; Dr. George R. Kernodle, department of theatre, University of Arkansas
and Dr. Curt Zemansky, professor of
English and authority on the works of
Chaucer, University of Iowa.
In addition to such new courses as the
history of Japan and geography of the
Soviet Union there will be courses in
history, languages (Russian, Spanish,
German, Latin and French), art, religion,
music, literature and physics. As in the
past, numerous education courses will
be offered.
. . . and School of Arts
advanced programmes in theatre, music
and the visual arts will be featured at
the University of British Columbia's
twenty-sixth summer school of the arts
from July 2 to August 17.
Students from all parts of Canada and
the United States will have the opportunity to participate in both credit and
non-credit courses under nationally and
internationally known instructors.
Special events will include a seminar
on Latin America presented by the
Summer School on Public Affairs, (see
article elsewhere in this issue), evening
lectures in fine arts and public affairs,
exhibitions, opera scenes and a major
theatre production.
Guest director of the summer school
of theatre will be John Brockington,
assistant professor of theatre at UBC and
one of Canada's leading young directors.
The theatre school, under the direction
of Sydney Risk, field drama supervisor
for the UBC extension department, offers
courses in acting, speech, directing, stage
movement, stage costuming and children's
theatre. A credit course on the history
of modern theatre will be given by
the eminent American theatre scholar,
George Kernodle.
French Tickner, Opera Theatre, University of Southern California, will return for the second year to direct the
Opera    Workshop    which    will    provide
Mr. Drew of Extension
Dr.  Wellwood of Forestry-
Graham Drew spent a month in Korea to conduct a survey of the needs for fisheries
education for FAO. Dr. Wellwood will spend the summer in Nigeria under FAO to
study long-term objectives for Nigerian forestry development and improvement of
current practices.
training and experience in the "stage
arts" of the opera singer; while the
popular high school band and orchestra
workshop will be directed by Hans-Karl
Piltz, UBC department of music.
The expanded music programme will
include a master class in piano, under
Dr. John Crown, University of Southern
California and an additional workshop
in piano and recorder for classroom
The summer school of visual arts
offers classes in intermediate and advanced painting under Boyd Allen,
University of California; an advanced
sculpture class under Cecil Richards,
University of Manitoba, and pottery for
beginners under Hilda Ross, staff cera-
micist for the UBC extension department.
An introduction to contemporary
poetry will form the basis for a creative
writing workshop directed by leading
North American poets Margaret Avison,
Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Allen
Ginsberg, Denise Levertov and Charles
Participating in the fine arts lecture
series will be Denis Matthews, distinguished English pianist; Dr. Peter Selz,
curator of the New York Museum of
Modern Art and Dr. Edmund S. Carpenter, renowned anthropologist.
Forest Director
The appointment of Robert E. Breadon
as director of the University of British
Columbia's 10,000 acre research forest
near Haney, B.C., was announced by
President John B. Macdonald.
Mr. Breadon succeeds Professor F.
Malcolm Knapp, who retires in June
after serving as a UBC faculty member
for 41 years.
Mr. Breadon received the degree of
bachelor of science in forestry with first
class  honours  from  UBC  in   1950.   He
was awarded the degree of master of
forestry   by   Duke   University   in   1951.
He is currently employed as a forester
with Forestal Forestry and Engineering
International Limited as a technical
supervisor on forest inventory and
management projects in Canada, U.S.A.,
Mexico and Pakistan.
From 1950 until 1958 Mr. Breadon
was employed by the B.C. Forest Service
as a party chief and assistant forester in
the forest surveys and inventory division.
He was in charge of applied forest
mensuration projects connected with provincial inventory.
Mr. Breadon is a member of the
Association of B.C. Foresters and the
Canadian Institute of Forestry.
As director of the UBC research
forest Mr. Breadon will be responsible
for the preparation of management and
operational plans, direction of all logging
operations and contracts, initiating, planning, and supervision of research project,
and the supervision of records, budget,
and  personnel  employed   at  the  forest.
Prof. Knapp, who will assist Mr.
Breadon in his post as director for one
year, first joined the UBC faculty in
1922 after graduation from the University of Washington, where he received
the degree of master of science in
forestry, and the University of Syracuse,
where he was awarded the degree of
bachelor of science in forestry.
In 1941 Prof. Knapp selected the
present 10,000-acre forest as a research
site for UBC. He was named director of
the forest in 1946, three years before it
became UBC property under a Crown
grant from the B.C. government.
Dean Thomas Wright, head of UBC's
forestry faculty, said that as a result
of Prof. Knapp's leadership and guidance
the University Forest today has become
one of the outstanding research and
demonstration forests in North America.
10 Faculty on Leave
for Missions Overseas
Many members of UBC's staff have been
away on leave to carry out missions for
international organizations or to undertake special assignments arranged
through the External Aid Office of our
Department of External Affairs. Royal
Commissions have claimed the services
of three. Listed below are members of
faculties who have been granted leave
over the last eighteen months to carry
out work supported by various agencies,
under the Board of Governors' policy on
leave of absence to undertake a paid
Commerce  and  Business  Administration
Through External Aid Office our commerce faculty was asked to advise and
help establish a commerce faculty at the
University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur. Professor Leslie Wong, Dr. Noel
Hall, Mr. C. L. Mitchell and Mr. Harvey
Babiak spent the last year there, and Mr.
William Hughes and Mr. G. D. Quirin
left this May for a year. Mr. Babiak will
remain until September 1964. This is
Professor Wong's third tour of duty
Professor Hugh Wilkinson, chairman
of the division of industrial administration, is on leave for a year to carry on
management training in Korea under
the auspices of the International Labour
Mrs. Hilda M. MacKenzie has spent
the past year carrying on teacher training
in Malaya.
Dr. Vera A.  MacKay will spend the
coming   year  in  Tanganyika  under  the
auspices  of  External  Aid,   to  carry  on
work in education.
Dr. Charles Rowles, chairman of the
department of soil science, has been on
leave for this academic year to carry out
a special mission in Venezuela for FAO.
Professor T.  L.  Coulthard,  chairman
of     the     department     of     agricultural
mechanics, is teaching at the University
of Ghana.
Missions Accomplished
Last year Miss Muriel Cunliffe of the
School of Social Work spent three
months in Uganda under the auspices of
the United Nations Bureau of Social
Dr. J. R. Adams of zoology returned
last December after six months of research at the Institute of Medical
Research in Kuala Lumpur.
Dr. R. F. Scagel, professor of oceanography and a member of the department
of biology and botany, spent four
months last year collecting seaweed from
the Indian Ocean under the auspices of
the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
He was invited to participate in the three-
year oceanographic expedition which
is under the overall sponsorship of
UNESCO. The half-ton of seaweeds he
collected will take him the next three
years to identify and classify.
Dr. John K. Friesen, director of University extension, spent three months last
year   in   Asia   and   Africa   under   the
auspices of UNESCO.
Royal Commission Duties
Two members of the department of
economics and political science have
been attached to Royal Commissions:
Dr. J. H. Young, head of the department,
will return this summer after a year and
a half with the Royal Commission on
banking and financing. Dr. R. M. Will is
on leave for the next academic year
to carry on investigations for the Royal
Commission on taxation.
Mr. Bernard Blishen of the department of anthropology and sociology returns to UBC this summer after two
years' leave of absence to carry on research on behalf of the Royal Commission on health services.
Scholarships in Russia
a second graduate student in the
University of British Columbia's geography department has been awarded an
exchange scholarship to Russia for the
coming academic year.
Robert North
He is Robert N. North, Vancouver,
who has been appointed a British Council exchange student. He will study at
the University of Moscow in 1963 and
Earlier this spring Brenton M. Barr,
BA'62, a candidate for a master's degree,
was awarded a World University Service
of Canada exchange scholarship for a
year's study in Russia.
Mr. North, a graduate of Cambridge
University, came to UBC in 1960 on a
Canada Council fellowship and is the
first Ph.D. candidate in UBC's geography
He has been working in the field of
transport geography of western Siberia
at UBC and hopes to continue work in
the same field in Russia. He will return
to UBC in   1964 to complete his Ph.D.
Mr. North speaks fluent Russian as
the result of having learned the language
during his career  in  the  British  Army.
Dr. Tougas
To Senegal for Summer
Senegal, the oldest French settlement in
Africa, and Gambia, the oldest English
settlement which is a tiny coastal enclave
of Senegal, will be headquarters for Dr.
Gerard Tougas this summer on the
steamy West African coast. His prime
purpose is to study developing literatures
in French-speaking African countries, but
there are interesting comparisons for
Canada in the cultural relationships between the English and French-speaking
African states.
Dr. Tougas, professor of French in the
department of Romance studies, has
made "peripheral literatures" in French
a specialty. He has already published a
History of French Canadian Literature
and Studies in Contemporary Swiss
Literature. This study of developing
literatures in French-speaking African
countries is supported by grants from
Carnegie Corporation and UBC's committee on research. He will also buy
materials, with a fund from the University Library, to establish a nucleus of
French African literature at UBC.
Senegal has had intimate associations
with the French language and culture for
two centuries. The educated Senegalese
speak excellent French and the country
has the unusual distinction of having a
poet, Leopold Senghor, as prime minister. He is, moreover, one of the greatest
poets in the French language today.
British Gambia, in places just a few
miles wide, comprises the two banks of
the Gambia River. Here 300,000 Gam-
bians live, surrounded by 3 million
Senegalese. Cherishing their British institutions, the Gambians have put up
determined resistance to fusion with
Senegal, which is the reverse of our
Canadian experience.
1 1 Dr. Harry Warren (holding spectacles) at session of Vernadsky Centennial celebration
in Hall of Scientists, Moscow, in March. On Dr. Warren's right is another of the
40 foreign visitors, Dr. Green of California who is interested in a "soft" landing
on the moon. Their scientist-interpreters sit beside them.
The late W. J. Vernadsky was the father of geochemistry in Russia and one of the
first scientists to recognize the importance of biochemical processes in geochemistry.
Dr. Warren, professor of geology, was invited to give a paper at the conference. He
cited some recent investigations illustrating how geochemical and medical knowledge
can be integrated advantageously. His paper will be published in Russia and England.
Anatomy research
Two visiting professors will join the
staff of the department of anatomy in the
Faculty of Medicine for the academic
year 1963-64.
They are Dr. Leonard F. Belanger,
head of the department of histology and
embryology in the school of medicine at
the University of Ottawa, and Professor
Fred W. Dunihue, of the University of
Vermont Medical College.
Dr. Belanger will carry out teaching
and research at UBC in the next academic year. Dr. Dunihue will come to
UBC on a fellowship awarded by the
United States National Institutes of
Health to carry out research in renal
physiology (kidney research).
Dr. Sydney M. Friedman, head of
UBC's anatomy department, said he was
delighted that two outstanding teachers
and researchers had agreed to visit UBC
for a year. "Their activities here will be
beneficial to students and other members
of the faculty," he added.
Dr. Belanger was organizer and first
professor of the department which he
heads at the University of Ottawa. He is
a graduate of the University of Montreal,
where he received his BA in  1931, and
Northwestern University, which awarded
his medical degree in 1937.
Dr. Belanger was elected a fellow of
the Royal Society of Canada in 1958.
Dr. Dunihue has been associated with
the University of Vermont since 1936.
He holds the degrees of bachelor of arts
from Wabash College, and master of
science and doctor of philosophy degrees from New York University.
Dr. Dunihue was a visiting professor
of anatomy at the University of Pittsburgh in 1959-60, and currently holds
a research grant from the National Heart
Glaucoma research
Dr. Stephen M. Drance, director of
glaucoma clinic at the University of
Saskatchewan, will join the faculty of
the University of British Columbia in
July to work in UBC's new eye research
unit at 2550 Willow Street which was
officially opened in May.
Dr. Drance, who has been appointed
an associate professor in the UBC department of surgery, will direct the
glaucoma research programme in the
new unit.
He will initiate the first statistical
pilot study in Canada to investigate the
long-term effects of abnormally high
pressure in the eye and vision.
Glaucoma, the commonest cause of
blindness in Canada, destroys the seeing
parts of the eye as a result of increasing
pressure within the eye. The disease can
be checked if it is detected early.
Dr. Drance was educated at the University of Edinburgh, where he received
his medical degree in 1948. He did postgraduate work in ophthalmology at the
University of London and was named a
fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
in  1956.
From 1955 to 1957 Dr. Drance was a
research associate in the department of
ophthalmology at the University of
Saskatchewan in 1957 as director of the
glaucoma clinic.
Lung disease survey
a seven-week survey designed to throw
light on the causes of chronic lung
disease began in the Fraser valley community of Chilliwack May 15.
600 Chilliwack adults have been asked
to co-operate in the study to be conducted by Dr. Donald Anderson, assistant professor of medicine and preventive medicine at the University of British
Columbia, and Dr. Benjamin Ferris, Jr.,
12 associate professor of environmental
health and safety at the Harvard University School of Public Health.
The survey is being conducted in
co-operation with the Upper Fraser
Valley Health Unit and financed with a
$9,080 public health research grant
awarded by the Department of National
Health and Welfare in Ottawa.
The results of the Chilliwack survey
will be compared to results obtained
from a similar study carried out in 1961
by Dr. Anderson and Dr. Ferris in
Berlin, New Hampshire, a major pulp
and paper producing city in the northeastern United States, which has considerable atmospheric pollution due to
sulpher dioxide and other lung irritants.
The researchers want to see if there is
the same amount of respiratory disease
in a clean, pollution-free city when
differences in smoking habits and age
are taken into account.
"We selected Chilliwack for the survey," Dr. Anderson said, "because it is
a clean city in a rural setting without any
industry that would cause serious atmospheric pollution, and because its residents have always shown a readiness to
co-operate in such studies."
Another function of the survey will be
to determine the prevalence of various
respiratory symptoms such as coughing,
production of mucous, and colds
and wheezing in a normal, healthy
A third aim will be to determine the
prevalence of indigestion and ulcer
symptoms in the survey group.
The 600 Chilliwack residents were
contacted by mail and asked to report
to the Upper Fraser Valley Health Unit
where they answered a questionnaire and
took a series of breathing tests lasting
about 15 minutes.
Residents are asked how long they have
lived in the area, the type of work they
have done, the presence or absence of
respiratory symptoms and diseases, and
their smoking habits.
Those taking part are also weighed and
asked to take a breathing test which will
measure such things as lung capacity. No
x-rays or blood tests are being taken and
all information obtained will be confidential.
Because the questionnaire has been
coded in advance the answers will be
fed into a computer to obtain fast
While the research team is at work,
the B.C. Research Council will be carrying out an eight-month air pollution
survey of the Chilliwack area to measure
dust fall, and levels of sulphur dioxide,
hydrocarbons, and ozones.
"Our interest in this kind of study,"
Dr. Anderson said, "stems from the fact
that chest diseases such as chronic bronchitis, asthma and pulmonary emphysema, a term applied to the final stages
of lung disease, is the fastest growing
cause of death in North America."
The rate of increase in the U.S. in the
past ten years has been seven times, he
added, while in Canada the rate in
increase has been five times in the same
Home economics, with Judy Foote demonstrating to the women in the
village of Ho, in the upper  Volta River region of Ghana.
Canadian University Service Overseas
"When the conversation with a shopkeeper in town turns on education, it becomes clear that parents' desire to give
their children the best available education takes precedence over other considerations. They eagerly ask, 'How long
are you staying?', with the implication
that they hope the visit will be a long
one. Even two or three years sounds pitifully short when compared with the need,
and both they and you know it."
In report from  Walter Herring
Canada's unpretentious peace corps does
not get much in the way of publicity,
and even less is known about UBC's
pioneering that played no small part in
getting this national non-governmental
agency started. Yet the first volunteers
from UBC are back from Ghana already.
They are Judy Foote and Jocelyn King
(now Mrs. Harold Anderson), graduates
in Home Economics, who spent a year
and a half in the interior of the country
training Ghanaian women, under the
direction of the Mass Education Branch
of Department of Social Welfare.
Another "wave" went out in 1962—
three of these, Colin Johnstone, Walter
Herring and Brian Bayly, are teaching
in Sarawak; two others, Graeme Balcom
and Lome Lane are teaching in Ghana,
and another, Chris Siggers, is also in
Ghana as an engineer. There would
have been many more to carry TUUM
EST into other lands, had there been
money to send them. There is no shortage of volunteers, and no shortage of
requests for Canadian graduates in agriculture, forestry, education, medicine,
nursing, home economics or engineering
from various countries in Africa, Asia
and in our own hemisphere.
Our graduates go where we know they
are needed and are paid local rates for
the job they do. The Canadian University
Service Overseas, set up in 1961 by Canadian universities, in response to the need
to create something similar to the Peace
Corps in the United States, exists for the
twofold purpose of correlating the requests with the candidates, and of raising, by voluntary subscription, the funds
to transport them there and back.
There is, of course, a need in the total
scheme of foreign aid for the expensive
expert who may be costing you and me
some $10,000 a year, but there is also
room for the unspectacular and inexpensive—for the graduates of this and other
universities who are willing to go and
spend two years overseas serving and
learning, at no cost to the taxpayer. They
go singly and work with the people of
the countries that ask for them; they have
no pretensions.
Certainly, it is idealistic, but let us
not forget that as a trading nation we are
going to need people who know something about the people with whom we
hope to trade. It costs us on the average
of $1,500 each to finance our volunteers
for two years overseas.
There are ten waiting to go this summer—whether they stay here or get the
chance to go, depends on the success of
the current fund-raising campaign, under
the chairmanship of G. V. Hutchinson,
supervisor of the Vancouver branch of
the Bank of Nova Scotia, who has volunteered to co-ordinate the fund-raising
activities in the community on behalf of
the Senate Committee, chaired by John
Wood of the Extension Department.
Members of the Alumni are urged to
contribute to the fund, and may do so
through Alumni Annual Giving, 252
Brock Hall, earmarking their donations.
Contributions are, of course tax deductible.
13 Alumni
May 16
Alumni Association executive for 1963-64. From left, standing: Paul S. Plant,
president: Dave Brousson, first vice-president: Frank E.  Walden, past president:
H. Fred Field, treasurer. Seated, Mrs. David C. Ellis (Margaret Buchanan),
second vice-president. Not shown: Roderick W. Macdonald, third vice-president.
Mrs.  Ronald Graham   receives  honorary-
life membership from retiring president.
Franklin E. Walden, retiring president of the Alumni
Association, reported on his year oj office at the Annual
Dinner Meeting on May 16.
He had this to say about higher education in the
province and the alumnus' role as the public voice of
the University:
this year has been one of great change in the affairs
of higher education in this province. Speaking to the
Annual Meeting a year ago I suggested that the efforts
of our Association should be concentrated upon assistance in the development of a sensible plan for the
future. At that time I expressed the hope that a year
hence I would be able to report that a satisfactory plan
had been determined and that your Association had an
active part in its determination.
This I can now do and also state that it has constituted the most active area of the Association's work
during the year. Immediately upon his arrival in Vancouver, Dr. Macdonald, the new President, announced
his intention of proceeding with a survey for the development of a plan for higher education in the Province.
You are all now familiar with the essentials of this plan,
14 Association
Dr.  Kelsey  was present to receive
Alumni Association's first Award of Merit
for Public Service. As Frances Oldham
she attended Victoria College before taking
a science degree at McGill University.
a part of which has been translated into prospective
accomplishment much more quickly than would have
seemed possible.
The Association continued its programme of assistance to regional groups in setting up, through the
Branches committee under David Brousson, several
conferences, the last of which took place in Trail on
May 11. The first of these conferences during 1961
were of a general nature to consider the need for extension of our higher education programme but, following
the publication of Dr. Macdonald's report, four more
conferences were held and these took the form of public
forums for its study.
The conferences have also resulted in the formation
of regional organizations of our Association, so that
there are now three regional representatives on the
Board of Management, one each from Vancouver
Island, Fraser Valley, and Okanagan-Mainline. It is
hoped that at least two more will be added in the
coming year.
The area of most concern to alumni of the University
of B.C. must be its continuation as a University of high
rank. Yet its future as such stands in jeopardy. As a
state supported University it is dependent for the largest
part of its revenue on the Provincial government. Tn the
past, the amount by which the grant has fallen short of
the budget has never been made public. This spring,
however, the Board of Governors, in an appeal for public support, announced that the government grant fell
short by $1,600,000 of its minimal requirements.
This is a matter of vital public concern, not only for
this year, but in the immediate future when the whole
new higher education system stands in peril if UBC is
to be prevented, by lack of funds, from giving the
leadership upon which the success of the whole system
While continuing to care for undergraduate needs,
UBC must strengthen and expand its graduate schools
before it can hope to maintain a competitive position in
the academic community, attracting and retaining the
scholars that make its useful existence possible.
As members of the community, alumni can and must
be the public voice of the University. The Board of
Governors has this year given us the facts concerning
the needs of the University. Let us hope they will continue to do so and be prepared to justify them to the
community. Higher education is of vital public concern
and its purposes will not be served by conjecture,
innuendo and perpetual hide and seek through a maze
of contradictory statistics.
Dietrich   Lath's
soapbox and
megaphone came in
handy   during
On the edge of a whirlwind: that's where we were
in the Alumni offices during the 1963 Student Action
Campaign. Two weeks in March, one for planning, one
for action, were one prolonged burst of student energy
that swept almost every student into meetings, parades
and petitioning and sent 500 of them by bus to towns
throughout British Columbia.
Everyone was in the campaign. "Student Council
types", "Brock types", Dietrich Luth the campus soapboxer, presidents of most of the campus clubs, even
the campus communist took part. It was the Alma
Mater Society exercising its freedom to act.
Here is a close-up of the campaign as we saw it in
the Alumni Association, and as the students saw it
themselves, based on the ebullient Ubyssey and on notes
made by Malcolm Scott, incoming president of the
Students' Council and Jim Ward, incoming first vice-
president. They were co-chairmen of the co-ordinating
committee for the Student Action Campaign. It could
be called "How the students backed Mac by really trying."
Why did it start so suddenly?
Rumour became a certainty—the Ubyssey found out
—that UBC had not received the full increase asked
for in the operating grant. "Premier Bennett sliced $1.6
million worth of skin from UBC's back with his budget
paring knife and campus rebels took to working overtime in dark cellars planning action week," is the way
a Ubyssey editor put it.
The Academic Symposium in February was the
hatchery for some of the ideas; the President's report
on Higher Education in British Columbia and a plan
for the Future, with recommendations to create new
universities and colleges, was a major topic and everyone agreed with his timing—the future had to start
today. An important part of his plan was to strengthen
UBC, the only established university. Without the
budget asked for this was impossible. The news about
the budget slice triggered the whole campaign.
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After annua! meeting busses and cars transported students to Sunset Beach where downtown parade formed.
Tuesday March 5th—"We discussed what the gov't
was doing and what the Board of Govs were doing,"
notes Ward, "we knew only that Mac had obtained an
increase in operating budget of $1 m., $1.6 m. short
of what he should have received.
"In view of the inactive Board of Govs & the silent
gov't we decided something had to be done. The first
thing was to set up a committee. . . . The leaders of
the committee were temporarily to be Belfont, Bradbury and Ward. We decided to have a meeting Friday.
. . . Informed Scott of what was developing."
"There was originally no concern over the coming
year's finances," says Malcolm Scott, "as no one appeared to think that the University would receive an
inadequate grant. There was a good deal of controversy
on how students could help the implementation of Dr.
Macdonald's  report."
On Friday afternoon 6,000 students signed a petition
for a supplementary estimate for UBC. It was telegraphed to the Minister during the debate on education
estimates in the legislature that same afternoon.
That evening Scott, Brian Marson, Bryan Belfont and
Ward left for Kelowna to attend the Alumni Association's Saturday conference on higher education.
Driving back to Vancouver on Sunday they planned
action for the following week under these headings:
high school committee; Victoria College co-ordination;
labour unions; fraternities; undergrad presidents; literature, instructions, facts; print shop; transport; city
street-corner petitions; general meeting and demonstration; city residence petitions; public relations; coordinator's office.
The notes on the results run the gamut from "Success!" to "Highly successful." They had many willing
On Monday evening, March 11, a full meeting of the
Students' Council finally adopted the plan, after "rather
impassioned debate" which included the many guests,
one of them a representative of the Victoria students.
After this crucial step, "we went to work that evening,"
notes Jim Ward.
At a special meeting on Tuesday 350 members of
the Faculty Association heard Belfont, Keith Bradbury,
Scott and Doug Stewart outline their plans and ask for
support. "The students were tremendous!" reported a
member of the faculty later. A resolution was passed
calling for "whole-hearted support and co-operation."
On Wednesday at noon 1450 of the 1750 Victoria
College students gave an enthusiastic hearing to Malcolm Scott. He reminded them that they would be
starting their university's history, as UBC students had,
by taking independent action on its behalf.
In the meantime the scurrying figures in the Brock
had the downtown canvass, the Annual General Meeting, the Interior Campaign, the busses and kits for the
students all lined up for the next day. The students
going to the Interior were briefed and bus leaders and
town leaders chosen.
Daily bulletins and publicity information from the
Alumni office had alerted all our branch contacts in
the province. They were standing by to help the busloads of students. Last minute information was telephoned by Tim Hollick-Kenyon or sent by the students'
short-wave radio, HamSoc.
Thursday March 14th was action day. Six thousand
students at the mass meeting gave Dr. Macdonald a
standing ovation when he spoke to them although his
enthusiasm seemed to be in inverse proportion to theirs.
"Does Mac back Mac?" headlined the Ubyssey the
next  day.   Then   the   students   going   to the  Interior
17 On Court House steps. Doug Stewart, last year's AMS
president (in gown). To left: Dr. Norris, Bob Cruise (hands obscuring face),
Jim  Ward (behind Back Mac sign). Behind him, Malcolm Scott
(with spectacles). Bryan Belfont (holding petitions);
to left. Barry McDell; left and down, Ed Lavalle.
climbed into the waiting busses with their bags and their
information kits, 500 of them, and went off on the most
important part of the campaign, spreading the word
wide into the province. Smaller groups had already left
the day before by car for distant points in B.C.
In downtown Vancouver, led by student pipers and
drummers, 3500 marched four abreast to the Court
House lawn, heard Dr. Norris of the history department
address them, then dispersed to petition on the street
corners and at shopping centres (leaving a crew behind
to clean up the Court House lawn!)
Sunday night the bus-loads from the Interior returned
to Brock Hall with 70,000 signatures, and found President Macdonald waiting with the committee to greet
them—and meet most of them for the first time. The
Ubyssey reported their experiences:
This Is the Way It Was in Horsefly, B.C.
Five hundred students who took the petitions to the interior
over the weekend returned to UBC Sunday with 500 different
stories to tell.
There was:
• a man who signed the petition in his bathtub;
• a lot of people in the Okanagan who thought "Mac" re
ferred to a kind of apple;
# A petitioner who sat up from 1 to 4 a.m. trying to get his
father to sign the petition. He finally did.
# those who thought Mac is a communist, and others who
didn't sign because of the "atheistic professor."
# the man who said: "All you have at UBC are booze and
sex parties and all the girls get pregnant;"
# the nuns at a school in Kamloops who pinned "Back Mac"
cards in  their habits;
Radio stations all over the province devoted time to the
campaign with interviews, spot announcements, and news
But the hardest workers were the students themselves.
Three students took an over-night train from Kamloops to
McBride, where they got 600 signatures in one day. McBride
has a population of 800.
As they arrived back to coffee and doughnuts at UBC, their
cards were changed to read "I'm back Mac."
Our alumni branch contacts rose nobly to the occasion, a good many of them in the middle of the night.
Dr. Henniger in Grand Forks took the bus-load, driver
and all, to the community hospital, the only place they
could get a cup of coffee at 2 a.m. In Quesnel, the whole
alumni group was down at 3 a.m. to greet the students.
In Revelstoke, Mary MacKay arrived early, as she
thought, to meet the bus and found the spokesman,
John Abrahamson, waiting for her. The bus had
arrived at 3 a.m. They sat for an hour in her parked
car, reviewing the plans for the students,—"Am sure
the cruising RCMP must have wondered what Mrs. H.
J. MacKay was doing parked with a strange man on a
street corner at that hour of the morning!" The eight
home-town students were kept busy that weekend. They
spoke at the high school, the Rotary luncheon, the
Canadian Club meeting, at an NDP rally and at an
Elks banquet.
18 The Rev. Newton Steacy, our branch contact
in Prince George, signs petition for Luci Denis, 2 Ed
and Neil Killingbeck, I Comm, both of Prince George.
Cec Hacker's house in Abbotsford was commandeered by his daughter Joan as petitioners' headquarters. (In 1932, he had seized the basement of his
father's South Vancouver church for the same purpose;
that was in depression days when the University was
threatened with closure).
Don Stewart of Powell River had extra petitions and
letters run off and drove some of the students to Vancouver on Sunday. He was highly impressed by the enthusiastic, intelligent, mature and responsible approach
of the students, and their well-planned campaign.
"It was admitted that the young lady who appeared
before the local Rotary Club," wrote Roy Thorstenson
from Hope, "answered questions and handled the
situation better than most of the Rotarians themselves
could have done."
John Welton reported from Trail that the reception
was cool at first because of a Trail Times editorial the
day before, but it warmed as the campaign progressed
and because of the students' presentation on CJAT's
"Open Line" programme (which he had arranged).
They also spoke on radio. Mimi Roberts, 4 Arts, the
town's group leader, noted: "The trek to Trail was very
successful and we netted approximately 3,700 signatures. The trip back to Vancouver on Sunday was especially enjoyable as Trail produced more signatures
than its rival city, Nelson."
This has been a close-up. Now let us look at the
campaign in the wider context.
The President's report was made public only at the
end of January. The government, with dazzling speed,
acted to create three new universities and new community and junior colleges; but the President's financial
recommendations were not included.
The financial implementation of the Macdonald report is what the Alma Mater Society is asking for. More
money must be spent; they want it spent wisely. In the
meantime they want UBC's budget slice restored.
The Board of Governors has never published the
operating budget requested nor by how much the provincial grant has fallen short — until now. Since the
campaign, on April 9, they made a full statement on
both budget and grant for 1963-64. (The full text of
their statement is printed in the current issue of UBC
The students are not yet satisfied. Says Malcolm
Scott: "If the Board of Governors don't get their full
grant they should make public the fact at once, and
aggressively seek the funds required from government,
business and industry—instead of flitting on and off
the campus once a month to bemoan their plight!"
Since the campaign, too, a very full statement on provincial government assistance to UBC and Victoria
College has been given wide distribution by the Minister of Education. It shows most impressive increases
in grants since 1952. But in 1952 the University had
not yet caught up with the costs of the post-war student enrolment. In 1956, all students and staff from the
three provincial Normal Schools were transferred to the
new College of Education at UBC and Victoria College.
The three Normal Schools were closed.
For Malcolm Scott, the Minister's statement proves
nothing. "The fact that some millions of dollars are
currently being invested in higher education is not a
relevant measure of the adequacy or inadequacy of government assistance to the universities," he wrote recently. "The real measure lies in a comparison of the
requirements of the future with the level of excellence
and the scope of the present University programme.
"Dr. Macdonald's report has stressed that we face a
crisis in higher education. Reference to the present niggardly grants and a summation of the amount appropriated over the past 10 years is an exercise in futility.
Let us not permit a fixation with statistics to blind us to
What did the students' action campaign achieve?
They collected over 230,000 signatures as evidence of
support for higher education throughout the province;
they have told a great many people of the financial
plight of the University; they have drawn most unusual
statements from the Minister of Education and the
Board of Governors.
And they are not through yet.
19 Gordon  Merritt Shrum, O.B.E., MM.,  F.R.S.C, D.Sc,
co-chairman  of B.C.  Hydro and Power Authority,
retired as dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies
and head of the department of physics in 1961.
He has also been director of UBC extension
department, acting director of B.C. Research Council,
member of the National Research Council of Canada
and member of the Defence Research  Board. He  was
Officer Commanding. UBC contingent of C.O.T.C.
from   1937 to  1946.
Simon Fraser
by Gordon M. Shrum,
In his introduction to the Letters and Journals of
Simon Fraser, Kaye Lamb says "Simon Fraser is the
most neglected of the major explorers of Canada."
This oversight should be at least partially redressed by
naming one of the new universities after this rugged
pioneer who made the first historic journey down the
river which bears his name.
Some of the senior editors of the Chronicle have submitted a list of questions about Simon Fraser University which I shall try to answer as briefly as possible.
Leslie Peterson chose the name, but he seems to be
too modest to admit that he also suggested it. In any
case, I like it and cannot think of one more appropriate
for a potentially great university serving the valley of
the Fraser and the great metropolitan area which has
grown up around the landing where Simon Fraser
ended his journey.
The municipalities in the Lower Fraser Valley each
offered large tracts of land suitable for a university site
serving twenty thousand students. It was extremely
difficult to choose the one that would best meet both
immediate and future requirements of the University.
The Burnaby Mountain site meets the functional demands and, in addition, rivals the Point Grey Campus
of UBC in natural beauty and grandeur. This site will
present a challenge to B.C. architects to create an
overall building plan which will match and bring to a
focus the dignity, colour, and splendour of the panoramic circle of mountains, rivers, ocean inlets, rich
farm lands and dynamic urban communities surrounding the mountain.
Eric Nicol, in one of his questions, reminds me of
Leacock's prescription for a new university which starts
with a men's common room, next a library, and then
adds a few professors, classrooms and laboratories.
Although I agree, and all these we must have, unfor-
20 Burnaby Mountain, site of B.C.'s new university.
tunately we must acquire them simultaneously if we
are to enroll students in September 1965.
Some fears have been expressed about the ability of
a new university, without graduate facilities, to attract
top-grade professors. Fortunately, Ph.D. training has
not completely killed the pioneering spirit and I am
confident that the challenges presented by a completely
new university — not only a new campus and new
buildings, but a new curriculum, new methods of instruction and a favourable climate for creative teaching
— will attract outstanding scholars and teachers even
in competition with the older institutions.
The library should present few problems. Books for
course work can be purchased. The research collections
at UBC will no doubt be available to staff and students at SFU. One would think only of complementing, not duplicating, these collections and making these
available to UBC scholars.
Residences will come with time, and will provide inexpensive accommodation, I don't mean army huts,
which students from families with incomes of $5,000
per year or less can afford. Seventy-five percent of the
families in B.C. are in this group and they produce at
least their fair share of the top students in our schools.
The main body of students will commute either by bus
or pool car. Winners of the architectural competition
will be asked to include in their overall plan an inexpensive solution to the parking problem. This condition will no doubt reduce the number of competitors.
Eric Nicol also enquires if there will be a place for
sports or will the "more cloistered virtues be emphasized." The preliminary plans call for more playing
fields than UBC has and I hope that we can start with
gymnasiums for both men and women as well as an
indoor swimming pool. I would like to see physical
education emphasized but not to the point where it is
compulsory. The locker rooms will, no doubt, provide
facilities for indoor extra-curricular activities!
Mamie Moloney has an enquiry about the continuation of the first and second year programs at UBC, I
expect that they will continue, but as UBC concen-
rates more on the professional schools and graduate
work some first and second year students will gradually be shifted to a two year college in Vancouver City
and to SFU. By placing the emphasis on undergraduate
programs these institutions should attract the students.
There might be a differential in the fees. Professional
and graduate work is more expensive and this might
be reflected in the fees of all students at UBC.
Your Editor wishes to know why we didn't choose
either Oakalla or the B.C. Penitentiary site where there
would be "ready made buildings and some tradition
for college spirit." These two sites, as well as one at
Essondale, were considered. The latter, Munday Lake
area, was a runner-up in the overall sweepstakes because of the favourable site characteristics. The possibility of recruiting part-time specialists from the institution is a possible advantage that was apparently overlooked.
Finally, I am asked—"Who is going to diwy up the
public funds?" At the present time Victoria is the main
source of public funds. I am confident SFU will get its
fair share. It will be the responsibility of all the universities and those interested in higher education to convince the taxpayers and, through them, the members
of the Legislature and the Government that the universities are meeting a vital educational need and doing
it in the most efficient and economical manner.
In the past there has been no local competition for
UBC but this state of affairs will be changed in the
future with the establishment of Simon Fraser University. How far in the future depends upon many factors,
but whenever it comes it: will strengthen rather than
weaken UBC—an institution which commands and deserves the loyalty of all its graduates as well as former
staff members.
21 Both seminars will take place in
International House.
Studies in
Seventh Annual
Summer School Seminar
on Public Affairs
The question of whether or not Canada should
join the Organization of American States is once again
coming to prominence in the press and in political
An American once wrote that the greatest lack suffered by Latin America is the lack of understanding
by North Americans. Sir Oliver Franks, in his address
to the 1961 graduates of UBC, stated: "The North-
South problem is the new problem and the new problem is the right relationship between the industrial
countries to the North and the developing peoples of
the South."
This year, the Department of University Extension's
Summer School on Public Affairs will conduct a week-
long area study of Latin America. The programme will
present, at the outset, three background lectures on
the history, geography and culture of Latin America.
On Tuesday, July 2 at 3:30 p.m., Dr. James F.
King, professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley, will outline the history of Latin America with particular emphasis on the last 35-40 years.
Time will be allowed for questions and discussions following his paper. On Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m.,
Dr. A. C. Gerlach, currently president of the American
Association of Geographers will examine the geographical aspects of Latin America, with emphasis on
economic and demographic factors.
On Wednesday afternoon at 3:30, Dr. Carlos
Garcia-Prada, professor emeritus at the University of
Washington, will examine the cultural influences in
Latin America.
On Wednesday evening, a panel of diplomatic and
academic experts will examine the underlying problems
of power and revolution. The panel, chaired by Dr.
Marcel Roussin of the University of Ottawa, will in
clude: His Excellency Sergio Correa da Costa, Ambassador of Brazil; His Excellency Americo Cruz, Ambassador of Cuba; Dr. James F. King; and Dr. A. R.
Beckwith, chairman of the Department of Business
Administration at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California.
The sessions on Thursday, July 4, will deal with
economic problems faced by Latin America, in the
afternoon, Dr. Victor Urquidi, an economist from
Mexico who took part in the 29th Couchiching Conference, will outline the economic problems faced by
Latin America. Dr. A. R. Beckwith will comment on
Dr. Urquidi's paper and there will be time for questions and discussion. At the evening session on Thursday a panel will examine development of the economic
potentialities of Latin America, with H. Leslie Brown
(BA'28), assistant deputy minister of the Department
of Trade and Commerce, acting as chairman. Panellists
include His Excellency the Ambassador of Brazil, His
Excellency the Ambassador of Cuba, Dr. Urquidi, Dr.
Beckwith and Leslie Rohringer, who has spent a number of years with various oil companies in Latin America and is now a member of the staff at UBC.
To conclude the seminar, on Friday, July 5 at 3:30
p.m., a panel of Canadians will discuss Canada's relations with the Latin American states. Mr. A. J. Pick,
head of the Latin American division of the Department
of External Affairs will be the chairman of this panel
composed of Dean F. H. Soward, Faculty of Graduate
Studies; Dean G. F. Curtis, Faculty of Law, and Dr.
Marcel Roussin.
The Latin American seminar has been designed to
interest teachers, businessmen who might be contemplating markets in Latin America, as well as interested
alumni and members of the general public.
Moreover, it is hoped that the knowledge and opinions of academics, members of the Diplomatic Corps
and distinguished civil servants will enable the public
to understand the problems affecting Canada's relations
with the Latin American states and to follow, with
greater understanding, events in Latin America.
22 America
First International House
Summer Seminar
We are delighted that many of the outstanding
speakers who will lead the Public Affairs Seminar on
Latin America will be staying on for the week-end to
help establish a new UBC tradition: the Annual International House Summer Seminar.
A foreign student in Graduate Studies sparked the
idea. It was soon developed by a round-table of faculty,
board members from International House, and representatives of internationally-minded campus groups, including the Alumni Association.
It is anticipated that up to one hundred people will
attend, including faculty, Canadian and foreign students from winter and summer sessions, and members
of the community, both alumni and friends of International House.
The idea of holding the seminar in a residential
camp-setting was suggested. An opportunity for conferees to devote themselves to study and discussion,
freed from the usual distractions and in pleasant outdoor surroundings, was very appealing to the planners.
For July 5-7 we find residential camp-sites at a
premium and may therefore hold our seminar this year
on our own home ground at International House. As
more and more foreign students come to UBC for
advanced study we find a rich international resource
here on our doorstep.
The International House Summer Seminar is a
special avenue of continuing education capitalizing on
these resources and providing a much sought opportunity for foreign students to share ideas with Canadians, and particularly University alumni.
The registration fee will be nominal, partly covered
by a tie-in with the Public Affairs Seminar, as two of
its evening sessions are particularly pertinent to our
programme. These are the Wednesday and Thursday
evening panels, on power and revolution, and on the
economic potential in Latin America.
The first two major sessions of the week-end seminar
will deal with revolution in Latin America, historically,
economically and politically. Following upon general
discussion, there will be a panel on the future of Latin
America. The third phase of the study will be directed
to consideration of the cultural implications of increasing understanding among the Americas.
The major speakers will be the leading participants
in the Public Affairs Seminar. Under this outstanding
leadership our aim is to draw together the many disciplines and cultural backgrounds represented in our
University and greater Vancouver communities. The
first International House Summer Seminar promises to
provide a stimulating venture in international understanding.
Alumni will note that the sessions of the Seminar on
Public Affairs will take place in the late afternoon and
early evening in order to facilitate their attendance.
Brochures describing the programme are available from
the Summer School on Public Affairs, Department of
University Extension or by telephoning the director
at 224-1111, local 715. For further information on
International House Summer Seminar telephone International House.
//. Leslie Brown
23 Excerpts from Dr. Northrop Frye's
Congregation address on May 31
to graduates in the arts and sciences
students of primitive societies tell us
how important is the rite de passage, the
social ritual marking the transition from
one phase of life to another . . . These
same students tell us further that in rites
of passage there are always at least two
elements involved, one of separation
from a past phase of life, and one of incorporation into a future one. The separation part of this rite is simple enough:
What you're incorporated into is less
easy to see. It's customary to say that
you're going out into the world, but if
you're not in the world now you never
will be. You're bound to feel, quite
rightly, that there is much more to this
business of being graduated than merely
ceasing to be where you've been. . . .
Here you've been attached to a University with a capital U, a specific institution that gives specfic degrees. But
people who may not know you've been
here will speak of you as having been
"to university," with a small u. That
means something more: it means a certain way of life that you've been in contact with, and would have been at any
university. As you leave the University
of British Columbia, what you are being
invited to join is the lowercase university,
the university of the world, as I should
call it, which represents the social values
that this institution exists for. . . .
Some time ago [I was asked]: should
we devote our main educational efforts
to producing a managerial or intellectual
elite? My answer was that if society demands an elite of this kind, the universities will produce it; they must produce
what society thinks it has to have. Many
of our important people are university
graduates and it is no doubt legitimate
enough for a University to point with
pride to the important people who hold
its degree. But the real elite, the really
best people, are an invisible group, and
nobody except God knows who they all
are. Some of them have influential places
in society, but most of them are diffused
through and dissolved in that society, like
the salt to which lesus compared his
disciples. They include the quiet self-
effacing people who are busy teaching
school or fixing teeth or saving money to
send their own children to university,
who sit through endless dull committee
and board meetings because it's a public
service to do so: in short, the people
who devote as much of their lives as
possible to keeping up the standard of
culture and civilization, both for themselves and for their communities. They
would include a teacher of French I
know in a small town in this province,
who bought herself a couple of cats in
order to have somebody to talk French
to in this allegedly bi-lingual country.
They certainly include the members of
this staff, who, like nearly everybody else
in a Canadian university, are maintaining standards of scholarship at a weary
distance from the nearest research
So far as it is a teaching institution,
the University exists primarily to recruit
people from the bigger lower-case university of the world. At the same time a
good many people come into the university of the world with very little formal
education, and among those who have
the education there is a heavy drop-out.
The reason is that when you move from
one to the other, you move from one
kind of knowledge to an entirely different kind. Here you're exposed to knowledge about things, which is very easy
to acquire, as is obvious from the number of people in front of me, and very
easy to lose. It's what you produced on
examinations last week, and will start
forgetting next week. Knowledge about
things is mainly intellectual, and it demands a good memory and a sense of
detachment. Its great virtue is objectivity, the ability to see things as they are,
preferably on both sides. What you transfer to the university of the world is not
this, but knowledge of things. Knowledge
of things is really your vision of society,
and is part of what you are. It is engaged and committed, not detached: it
demands moral qualities, like courage,
and holding it is a constant test of character. To join the university of the world
it is not enough merely to do one's job
and mind one's own business. To maintain the standards of culture is a fight,
and a fight with enemies. It doesn't take
long to discover who the enemies are:
they are the people whose vision of
society is that of a mob, who are dedicated to hysteria, slander, persecution
and hatred. In some places the enemy
has become so strong that the university
of the world has been actually destroyed
or driven underground. The institutions
called Universities are still there: they
still teach arts and science and train for
professions and grant degrees, but their
degrees are no good any more, because
the essential social reason for producing
them no longer exists. . . .
Most of us today feel that man's original state is not to be understood by his
past, but by his present and his future,
just  as  the original  state  of the  acorn
is not the pellet in the ground, but the
oak tree it is trying to become. If you
find this hard to understand, you need to
develop your imagination, preferably by
reading literature, and you can learn a
great deal about it from your own British
Columbia literature. If you read, or reread, the second story in Ethel Wilson's
Equations of Love, "Lily's Story", you
will read a very simple account of how
a girl puts up a gallant fight for herself
and her child against her own background. Its meaning is less simple: its
meaning is that a person's real character
is revealed, not by what he has been or
done, but by what he is trying to make
of himself at any given moment. Next,
I suggest you read Earle Birney's radio
play, Trial of a City. Here the annihilation of Vancouver has been decided upon
by some mysterious tribunal, and everyone who appears to defend the city shows
that there is no reason in the world why
this should not be done. Fortunately not
all the reasons are in the world. The
point is that man can always be condemned by his own past. What we have
done becomes, forever, the property of
the accuser of mankind, and as long as
we assume that the future consists only
of the logical consequences of the past,
we can look forward to nothing but disaster.
This brings us, of course, to the chief
preoccupation of our time, the apocalyptic explosion. We have certain mechanisms set up that, in a few minutes, can
kill half the human race and destroy the
value of living for the other half. And
yet, others say, if we don't set this bomb
off, we shall have a population explosion,
where the world will become so crowded
that having a large chest expansion will
constitute an act of aggression. Shall we
suffocate with life or with death? It is
merely ignorant to imagine that this
problem is original with us, and the
answer to it is in the Book of Deuteronomy. "Behold, I have set before you
today life and death; therefore choose
life." The "therefore" is inserted not because it is logical, but precisely because
it is illogical, the irrational choice that
refuses to face the consequences of one's
actions. . . .
I have spoken of what you are about
to be incorporated into, but this is a rite
of separation too. I think there is an impressive significance in the fact that, of
all institutions, the University is the only
one that requires you to leave it ... It
dismisses you, because, while its reality
is mainly in the past, it knows that your
reality is always in the future, always
beginning in the present moment . . .
Like a Spartan mother, it sends you out
to stand or fall by the power and skill
it has tried to give you; it is not careless
about your fate, merely careful of your
24 Dr. James Miltimore
Branch  President
Director's Diary
Dear Diary: During the post-exam doldrums that have just about come to an
end, and are to be abruptly ended with
the onrush of Summer School students,
we've had time to reflect on recent
alumni activities—local  and world-wide.
Chicago—Mrs. Richard H. Thompson
(Mary Margaret Leeson) hosted the first
Chicago alumni branch meeting last
April 3rd. There was a good turnout of
alumni to hear guest speaker, Dr. Bill
Gibson of UBC, and Mary reports, "I
could see the old spirit returning to our
alumni eyes as Dr. Gibson outlined the
future plans for our Alma Mater."
Ottawa—Sixty UBC grads gathered at
Ottawa on April 2nd to hear Dr. George
F. Davidson speak on the Glassco Commission Report. Dr. Davidson was introduced by Ted Jackson, president of the
Ottawa alumni chapter, and thanked by
Wilson McDuffee, branch vice-president.
Manila, Philippines — UBC was officially represented by Joaquin O. Sio-
pongco, BSCE(Madua Inst. Tech.), MASc
'62, at the inauguration of Dr. Carlos P.
Romulo as the ninth President of the
University of the Philippines, on April
5th, when Mr. Siopongco presented to
Dr. Romulo the official greeting on behalf of UBC. Tokyo — Mrs. Yuriko
Moriya, BA'36, writes us that she has recently been elected the first president of
the Canadian University Club, and that
they would appreciate hearing of any graduates that may be travelling between
the two countries. Madison, Wisconsin
—Peter Krosby gathered the faithful
UBC alumni together last April 4th to
hear Dr. Bill Gibson speak on new developments at UBC in higher education
and reports that it was a successful
meeting. Yellow Point, Vancouver
Island—alumni gathered here for the
second annual meeting of the Vancouver
Island University Association. The guest
speaker was Dean John F. McCreary,
Dean of UBC's Faculty of Medicine, who
spoke about the Macdonald Report and
the newly planned University Hospital.
At this meeting Jack Caldwell, LLB'48,
from Campbell River, was elected president. Toronto—graduates from all western Canadian universities held a gala
evening at the 28th Annual Universities
of Western Canada Alumni Dance held
on March 9th last at the Royal York
Hotel. Toronto branch president, John
Ridington, headed up the local arrangements on behalf of UBC. Parksville,
Vancouver Island—several alumni delegates joined with students and faculty at
the annual week-end Academic Symposium held February 15, 16 and 17 to
discuss  the   problems   of  the   university
world and society generally. Any alums
interested in attending the next Academic
Symposium should contact the Alumni
office. Summerland—Dr. James Miltimore. BSA'48, was elected president of
the Summerland alumni branch at a
meeting held here on February 21st.
Their new secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Patricia Carter, also reports that a drive for
new members in the area is currently
being carried on. Victoria — the first
joint meeting of the new Founders of
Convocation of the University of Victoria and alumni in the Victoria area
was held on the new Gordon Head campus on May 17th. Bob Gray continues
as president of the branch for another
year, backed up by a high-powered executive. After the business meeting, Willard Ireland gave a most stimulating
address entitled "Victoria College —
Castle to Campus." Lillooet—Harold
E. Stathers, BSP'53, has taken over as
branch contact for the area, replacing
Ian Cameron, who has been transferred
to Vancouver. United Kingdom — UBC
grads in the London area may have their
first opportunity to meet the Chancellor
and our new President, when Dr. Ross
and Dr. John B. Macdonald will be in
London to attend the Commonwealth
Universities Congress, being held from
July 15th to July 19th. Dr. Norman
A. M. MacKenzie, President Emeritus,
will also be there. Watch for further
details in your mail.
Jet flight
Plans are now well under way for the
first UBC Alumni Association jet charter
flight next winter to the Winter Olympics
in Austria. My spies tell me that the jet
leaves Vancouver on January 24, 1964,
returns on February 15th, and will cost
only $385 return. Skiers, hockey players
and other travelling enthusiasts should
contact the Alumni office. 224-4366, Mr.
Herman Freydenland at MU 4-2177, or
Mr. Russell V. Stanton at 581-5288 for
further details.
Jobs, anyone?
UBC's Personnel office tell us that
they have over 2,000 students listed for
all types of summer employment, and
that a simple call to them will start a
student on his (or her) way to you, and
help the students out as well. Austerity!
Working committees
Our new Alumni president, Paul Plant,
has set up a new system of working
alumni committees for the coming year.
The call is- now out for any volunteers.
If interested, please get in touch with
the Alumni office by phone or letter.
Dean MacPhee honoured
Commerce graduates gathered to pay
respects to Dean and Mrs. E. D. MacPhee for their service to the University
and in particular, the Commerce Faculty
and business community.
Dean MacPhee is retiring as Dean of
Financial and Administrative Affairs this
The gathering was held in the University Club on the evening of May 23rd.
Ken Martin, Commerce division chairman, presented the Dean with a large
bound collection of letters of tribute
from Commerce graduates on the
graduates' firm's letterhead.
Committee for arrangements for the
reception was chaired by Roy Dixon, a
former student of Dean MacPhee.
Dean MacPhee came to UBC in 1950
as director of the then School of Commerce and honorary bursar for LIBC. In
1956 the school was made a faculty and
he was appointed the first dean. After
retiring as dean of the faculty in 1960,
he became the first Dean of Financial
and Administrative Affairs.
Memo from AAG
One thousand grads have supported
AAG 1963 by contributing over $20,000
to date. The average gift has been more
than $20. We have therefore a 15%
increase in average gift, a 300% increase in the number of donors and a
400% increase in dollars given. This is
a most encouraging start for this year.
To those 1.000 grads we say thank you
for the challenge and support.
(This space is reserved for a report
to be written by the other 23,000
grads of UBC. Please help us fill
it soon.)
25 The Case
now rests
with the
the People
Some   of   the   "Gypsy   Band":
Geoff Davies at microphone;
below, second from left, Ron Baker,
Steve Jennings, Ron Jeffels.
The UBC Alumni Association this year
completed a two-year programme of
organizing and assisting at regional conferences in the more thickly populated
areas of British Columbia. The climax
came recently when five Regional Conferences on Higher Education were held
in a two-month period.
The conferences dealt with the broad
aspects of higher education in this
province, the Macdonald Report, technical and vocational education, and particular regional problems. Many experts
gave of their time to speak at the gatherings which were open to all interested
members of the region and their presence
contributed to the success of the
One of the noteworthy groups in this
respect came to be known as "The
Gypsy Band", comprised of Professor
G. O. B. Davies, Professor Ronald
Baker, Dr. John Chapman, Dr. Ronald
Jeffels, Dr. Stephen Jennings, and Dr.
Walter Hardwick, members of the UBC
faculty who had contributed to the research and writing of the Macdonald
Report. The conferences were carefully
planned and organized well in advance
by volunteers who were citizens of the
Over 500 people attended an exciting
Conference on March 9th, featuring the
new UBC President, Dr. John B. Macdonald as the keynote speaker. Excerpts
from his speech are printed elsewhere in
this section of the magazine.
The morning panel comprising the
faculty members who had assisted in the
writing of the Macdonald Report dealt
in some detail with the Report and
answered many questions, both after the
panel, and during an open question
period following lunch. During the afternoon an open session in the form of a
panel entitled "Design for Action" was
held. At the conclusion of the Conference
a resolution was passed endorsing concerted action by all areas in the Okanagan-Mainline region in applying for a
regional junior college.
Prince George
On March 23rd, Dean S. N. F. Chant
delivered the opening address at a regional conference with the theme "After
Grade XII, What?" After a morning
panel on the Macdonald Report, and
luncheon,   an   afternoon   panel   explored
the resources of post-high school institutions available to the people of B.C.
Following a series of discussion groups,
the Rev. Newton Steacy summarized the
At the Conference banquet in the
evening, Dr. W. H. Johns, President of
the University of Alberta, spoke on the
topic "A National Programme for Higher
Education in Canada."
The first Conference on Higher
Education in the East Kootenay region
on April 20th brought people together
from Golden through to Creston. This
Conference also covered the wide spectrum of post-high school facilities, and
formally endorsed at its conclusion the
formation of an East Kootenay University Association to continue to work
for the establishment of a regional
college in that region.
Dean David M. Myers, Dean of the
Faculty of Applied Science at UBC,
lead the delegation from UBC. Dean
Goard of the Vancouver School Board
was also one of the featured speakers,
and his exposition of the vocational
training programme attracted a great deal
of interest at the Conference.
The Burnaby School Board sponsored
a similar type of Conference on May 4th
at the Vincent Massey junior high school.
The programme featured the new chancellor of Simon Fraser University, Dr.
Gordon Shrum, and Dr. J. B. Macdonald,
President of UBC. This was the first
public conference of its type to be held
in the Metropolitan Vancouver area,
and drew much attention, particularly
with regard to the location of the
proposed Simon Fraser University.
Citizens of the West Kootenay area
gathered last May 11th to debate and
discuss their problems of higher education. The Conference theme was "The
Macdonald Report and a Kootenay College." After a keynote address by Dr.
John B. Macdonald entitled "The Aims
of Higher Education in British Columbia," a morning panel discussed "The
Role of a Junior College."
This Conference featured Dr. Macdonald, of UBC, and two college
administrators, Dr. R. K. Berg, President
of Everett Junior College, and Dean W.
J. Cousins, of the Lethbridge Junior
Discussion during the afternoon was
devoted to the problems of establishing
a regional Kootenay College, and featured expert speakers from different
academic settings in B.C. At the conclusion of the Conference a formal resolution was passed urging the speedy
implementation of the recommendation
for a Kootenay college under the combined leadership of the School Boards in
the area.
With Northern B.C. and the Peace
River region the only areas left uncovered, the case for higher education
now rests with the jury—the people of
this Province, who in the end will decide
exactly what kind of system of higher
education they will enjoy.
26 Kelowna Conference
Higher Education
Five hundred Okanagan - Mainliners
gave the President of the University of
British Columbia a standing ovation
when he addressed them at the second
Okanagan-Mainline Regional Conference
held on Saturday, March 9th, in the
Kelowna high school.
Dr. Macdonald sketched the broad
outlines of the needs and problems of
higher education. Following are excerpts
from his speech:
"In the past we have not succeeded in
persuading either our citizens or our
governments that we must support education at the level which is required in
this changing world of the twentieth
century. Yet education is the major key
to the progress of mankind and to the
preservation of those rights and privileges which we believe should be shared
by all men. . .
"The days are rapidly disappearing
when the man with little formal training
can make an appreciable contribution
to our national strength. Muscle power
has been almost totally replaced by the
machine. But what is of more importance
and  direct  interest  to  the  individual  is
President Macdonald
addressing Conference.
Below, from left, Paul Plant, R. K. Berg,
Carleton Whitehead, Mack Stevenson.
that in this world of the twentieth century he must be so educated and his
mind so trained that he is able to live
with some measure of mental ease and
spirtual ease. . .
"The persons who will make the
greatest contribution to society will be
those educated to the limits of their
capacity and talents by the very best
kinds of educational institutions we can
finance and staff. Human resources are
our most important assets. . .
"In Canada more is needed by way of
educational facilities at the level of college and universities in the next seven or
eight years than we have been able to
accomplish since Confederation. . .
"You have decisions to make here in
the Okanagan Valley, and they are your
decisions—they are not my decisions,
they are not the University of British
Columbia's decisions, and they are not
the Provincial Government's decisions. . .
It is up to you to decide what you want.
It is your responsibility, and you must
choose your own opportunity and decide what kind of growth you want in
your Valley. . .
"The very sobering facts of where we
stand in this world are before us and
the tasks that are facing us are monumental. They will not disappear by ignoring them—they are urgent tasks. We are
faced with a national emergency with
respect to education, and whether we
win or lose as a nation is going to be
determined largely by how effectively we
face the tasks ahead of us in the field of
education. . .
"Can we make the decisions about the
support of higher education that are
needed now for our welfare, our economy, our fair participation in a world
of revolution, and our survival? I believe we can—I believe we must. . ."
27 Homecoming 1963: Chairman chosen, plans laid
Many classmates will renew college day
acquaintances when they reunite at
Homecoming this fall. The class of '18
is the senior class this year. Their reunion is being planned by Magistrate
Lome Jackson.
Joe Brown, Aubrey Roberts, and a
committee of classmates are busy planning a big day for their class of '23. Dr.
Douglas Telford and his committee, who
planned the class of '28 reunion five
years ago, have agreed to do it again.
Harold Moorehead is in contact with
1933 class president, Vic Rogers, for
his thoughts on the class of '33 reunion.
Paul Paine will plan the '38 reunion, and
Mrs. J. A. Findlay, (Honoree Young),
has consented to organize for the '43
class,  whose  members  have  been  away
20 short years. Rod Lindsay has plans
for the class of '48, while the first reunion for the class of '53 will be directed
by Art Phillips.
All in all, it sounds like fun, if your
year of graduation ends in -8 or -3.
That is, except for the class of '58.
They're too young for this type of party!
For those not attending reunions and
as a plus for the reunion classes,
Homecoming chairman Bill Rodgers is
planning many innovations and surprises.
Di Wong, luncheon chairman, has several
original ideas for her barbecue luncheon.
Dick Archambault has big surprises in
store for the Alumni Ball on Saturday.
Margaret Hayward hopes to present
some outstanding lectures. Plus! Plus!
Bill Rodgers,
All about the Chronicle
The Chronicle's editorial committee,
under Cec Hacker, recently proposed and
had accepted by the Alumni Association's Board of Management, a statement
of policy concerning the UBC Alumni
This statement listed four principal
objectives for the Association in publishing this magazine. These were: to
maintain contact between the Association, the University and the graduates;
to make the graduate body aware of
the achievements of UBC and of the
problems it may be expected to face in
the future; to adequately inform graduates of the gravity of the whole problem of the development of higher education facilities in B.C., and to inform
them of what our Association is trying
to do about such matters; and to stimulate graduates themselves to participate
in Alumni Association activities.
For our magazine features, the Committee has adopted what has become
known as the Nicol Law, named after its
author, Eric Nicol: features must be
bright, interesting and may be opinionated. They must be relevant to UBC,
feature a UBC graduate or concern the
subject of higher education. Preferably,
they should contain news that cannot be
found elsewhere.
The Editorial Committee suggested in
their policy statement that the Chronicle
should go to all graduates as soon as the
financial resources of the Association
permit. Presently, the magazine's circulation, which exceeds the very respectable
figure of 10,000 copies, is sent primarily
to donors of Alumni Annual Giving of
recent years. Almost half of the recipients live in greater Vancouver, and almost three-quarters of them live in
British Columbia.
The Chronicle is an excellent medium
for reaching a better-than-average income market—university graduates. Our
readers include influential people in
business, government, and education. We
suggest that you should sell your products, services and yourself to your
fellow alumni.
The Editorial Committee would like to
thank those people and firms who do
advertise in the Chronicle. Only through
their support are we able to put out a
magazine of which we can be proud.
For complete information, write to Mr.
Gordon Thorn, Business Manager, UBC
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28 Alumnae
Items of Alumni news are invited in the form
of press clippings or personal letters. These
should reach the Editor, UBC Alumni Chronicle,
252 Brock Hall, UBC, for the next issue not
later than August 1, 1963.
Dorothy R. Geoghegan, BA, co-principal and one of the two founders of
Queen Margaret's school for girls in
Duncan, has retired. Since its opening in
1921, the school has grown from 10 day
girls to its present enrolment of 104
boarders and 71 day girls. Miss Geoghegan will continue to take classes in Latin.
Mrs. Hazel E. Hodson, nee McConnell,
BA, MA'23, head of the language department and girls' counsellor at Victoria
high school, has won the 1963 Fergusson
Memorial Award, the top teaching
honour presented by the B.C. Teachers'
Federation. Mrs. Hodson was formerly a
French instructor at UBC and also
taught at King George high school in
Vancouver. She has been teaching for
40 years.
Theodore V. Berry, BASc, has been
elected chairman of the Canadian section, American Water Works Association.
This is the first time the chairmanship has
moved west of Winnipeg. Mr. Berry has
been associated with the Greater Vancouver water district since 1926 and with
the sewerage district since 1931. He has
been commissioner of both since 1952.
Mrs. John H. Creighton, nee Sally
Murphy, BA, has received a Canada
Council Award to spend some four
months in the West Indies broadcasting
and speaking on Canadian subjects and
collecting material for broadcasts and
scripts. She and her husband, who retired from the English department of
UBC in June, will travel to Jamaica by
freighter in the fall.
Earlier this year, Mrs. Creighton, a
former president of the Vancouver
branch of the Association of Canadian
Television and Radio Artists and a for-
Howard O. McMahon, BA'35, MA'37, PhD(MIT), has been named executive vice-
president of Arthur D. Little, Inc., well-known private research organization in
Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has successively held positions of science director
and senior vice-president in charge of the research and development division. He
joined the research company in 1943. Dr. McMahon co-invented the Collins-ADL
Helium Cryostat, which has made possible most of the world's low temperature
research. In 1951 the Franklin Institute awarded him the Edward Longstreth medal
for his contribution to helium liquefaction; and in 1952 the American Ceramics
Society gave him the Frank Forrest award for work in the field of thermal radiation
from heated glass.
A  native  of  Alberta,  Dr.   McMahon  now  lives   at  72  Shade   Street,   Lexington,
Massachusetts with his wife and three children, Thomas, Jean and Nancy.
mer vice-president of the national council, was voted by her colleagues a life
membership in the Association "for distinguished services to the performing
Charles   B.   Bishop,   BASc,   has   been
appointed  division   general   manager   of
the west coast container division of Container Corporation, with headquarters in
San Francisco. Mr. Bishop joined the
company in 1937 and served as sales
manager and general manager of the
company's Rock Island, Illinois, plant.
In 1953 he was made general manager
of the Los Angeles, California, container
Albert   S.   Whiteley,   BA,   MAfPitts-
burgh), who was a member of the Re-
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from 1952 to  1962, is now Consul General for Canada in Seattle.
William B. Patrick, BA, has been
appointed vice-president of The California Standard Company in Calgary. He
has been with Calfornia Standard since
1935 and head of the finance department
since 1957, a position he will continue to
hold in addition to his new appointment.
Donald J. Morgan, BCom. has been
appointed manager of Pacific Petroleums
Ltd. Mr. Morgan, who has been marketing petroleum products here and in the
U.S. for 28 years, will be in charge of
all sales activities for the company.
Cameron Gorrie, BA, secretary of
Peterborough, Ontario's YMCA since
1958, has been appointed to the staff of
the greater Vancouver YMCA. Mr.
Gorrie will specialize in training and
programme development in his new position. He has been active in 'Y' work
since 1936.
John G. Wallace, BA, has been appointed principal of Oak Bay senior high
school. Mr. Wallace started teaching
there in 1927 and in 1952 became vice-
Kenneth A. West, BA, MA'39, PhD
(McGill), vice-president of Canadian Oil.
has been appointed a vice-president of
Shell of Canada. He joined Canadian Oil
in 1951 as chief process engineer and
held senior manufacturing positions until
1961, when he was named a vice-principal.
Mrs. Kenneth P. Groves, nee Maisie
Clugston, BA, BASc(N), was elected president of the Council of Delta Gamma
international fraternity for a two-year
term at their fortieth convention last
Iune. She is the first Canadian to serve
as president of the Council.
C. George Robson, BA, has been appointed to the Vancouver police commission. An order-in-council named Mr.
Robson as commissioner for a four-year
term, replacing Brenton S. Brown, BA.
BASc'33. Mr. Robson was called to the
B.C. bar in 1945 and started a private
practice in Vancouver in 1947.
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Art Laing,
Robert Prittie, BA'47
William Trainor, LLB'50
John Davis, BASc'39, BA.BASc
(Oxon.), PhD(McGill)
Mary F. Southin, LLB'52
Wilfred R. Jack, BA'35, MA'37
Erhart Regier, BA'50
Jarl Whist, LLB'56
William B. Mundy, BA(Tor.),
BST(Tor.), BSW'63
Douglas Greer, BA'49, LLB'50
William Gilmour, BA,LLB'52
David V. Pugh, BCom'34
J. A. (John) Young, BCom'49
Ronald J. Jephson, LLB'56
S. Ronald Basford, BA'55, LLB'56
Tom Berger, BA'55, LLB'56
Douglas Jung, BA'53, LLB'54
Alex Sharp, BA'39
Arnold Webster, BA'22
Cliff Greer, BA'48, BEd'57
Arthur Laing, BSA'25
Foster Isherwood, BA'43, MA
(Western Reserve), LLB'51
John (Jack) Davis,
Candidates in Federal Elections
British Columbia
Coast Capilano
John Turner,
New Democratic Party
Coast Capilano
Fraser Valley
Fraser Valley
Kootenay East
the Islands
Progressive Conservative
New Democratic Party
New Democratic Party
Okanagan-Boundary     Progressive Conservative
Okanagan-Boundary        New Democratic Party
Progressive Conservative
New Democratic Party
Progressive Conservative
Vancouver Burrard
Vancouver Burrard
Vancouver Centre
Vancouver East
Vancouver Kingsway
Vancouver South
Vancouver South
New Democratic Party
New Democratic Party
Independent Liberal
Eugene Rheaume, BA(Sask.),
Gary Chertkoff, LLB'57
John Turner, BA'49, BA, BCL
and MA(Oxon.)
Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories    Progressive Conservative
Hamilton West
Montreal St. Lawrence-
St. George
New Democratic Party
30 James Wighton, BASc, has been appointed B.C. regional engineer for the
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Joining CBC in 1939, he was seconded
in 1942 to the National Research Council to work on radar for the RCAF. In
1953, he was appointed supervising
engineer at CBC, Montreal, and last year
he was named assistant regional engineer
for the Prairie region.
John E. Stark, BCom, a hotel and club
executive who has always had an ambition to make either glass or steel has left
his position as secretary-manager of Vancouver's Terminal City Club to become
executive vice-president and managing
director of A-l Steel and Iron Foundry.
John D. Beaty, BASc, owner and founder of Beaty Laminated Limited, the
only manufacturer of hardwood plywoods
in Western Canada, has sold the company to Crown Zellerbach Canada Limited. Mr. Beaty will continue with the
Harold T. Fargey, BASc, has been
appointed vice-president, sales, of the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company  of Canada   Limited,   in  Montreal.
615 Burrard St.;    Vancouver, B.C.
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of the Lower Mainland
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Jean McMuIlan, BSA'42, MSA'47, is a woman Aggie graduate who really farms.
After a little time in the RCAF she returned to UBC, worked her way to a master's
degree as a lab instructor and stayed on for a couple of years teaching. She now has
12V2 acres (some of which she cleared herself) and sells her vegetables in a roadside
stall. Obviously, she says, you don't need a master's degree to run a marke; garden,
but a woman farming on her own will benefit from all the knowledge she can
acquire. Miss McMullan's inquiring mind leads her to invention, too. She found an
abandoned washing machine, fitted it with brushes, and now uses it to wash her
vegetables for market.
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31 Current Books by UBC Graduates
The editor invites news
of current books
by UBC graduates.
Lt. Col. T. Murray Hunter, BA'35, MA
(Clark), senior narrator of the Army
historical section, Ottawa. Marshal
Foch: A Study in Leadership. An
analysis of the career and achievements of the Commander-in-Chief of
the Allied Armies in the First World
War. The author is now preparing a
study of selected Napoleonic campaigns, to be published in 1964. He is
the English language secretary of the
Canadian Historical Association.
Queen's Printer, Ottawa. $1.50.
Takashi Kiuchi, BA(Keio), MA'60, staff
member of Mitsubishi Electric Mfg.
Co., Ltd. in Japan, with six young
scholars, A Study of Canada ("Kanada
no Kenkyu", in Japanese). A systematic analysis of the state of affairs in
Canada with special emphasis on the
economic aspect. The first of this
kind in Japan. Institute of World
Economy, Japan. 500 yen.
Donald Evan McAllister, BA'55, MA'57,
currator of fish  at the National  Mu
seum of Canada in Ottawa. List of the
Marine Fishes of Canada. National
Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 168.
$1.25. Also, A Revision of the Smelt
Family, Osmeridae. Bulletin No. 191.
$1.00 Queen's Printer, Ottawa.
Bernard Ostle, BA'45, MA'46, PhD (Iowa
State), professor of engineering at
Arizona State University and special
consultant for several industrial firms.
Statistics in Research, second edition.
Deals with statistical methods that
have proved useful in most fields of
research. Iowa State University Press,
Ames, Iowa. $10.50.
Lester Ray Peterson, BA'51, BEd'53,
MA'59, teacher in Gibsons. The Gibsons Landing Story. History of the
community of Gibsons Landing, with
information on the geology of the
region and the native population, by
the son of a pioneer of the district.
Excellent illustrations. Readers Club of
Canada Ltd., Peter Martin Books
Division, Toronto.  $5.00.
Robert F. Scagel, BA'47, MA'48, Institute of Oceanography, UBC. Marine
Plant Resources of British Columbia.
Topics included are distribution and
ecology of marine plants; marine
grasses; marine algae; potential resources in B.C.; uses of marine algae
and 27 reproductions of common B.C.
species. Fisheries Research Board of
Canada Bulletin No. 127. Queen's
Printer, Ottawa. 50c.
Walter Sheppe, MA'51, Phd'58, editor.
First Man West. Dr. Sheppe has researched and annotated the journal
of Alexander MacKenzie's explorations
of Canada's Pacific coast. He has done
an extremely thorough job in the preparation of this journal and written an
excellent prologue and epilogue for it.
University of California Press. $7.50.
A. F. Szczawinski, MagPhil(Lwow), PhD
'53, curator of herbarium, Provincial
Museum, Victoria. The Heather Family of British Columbia. British Columbia Provincial Handbook No. 19.
Queen's Printer, Victoria. 50c.
News Is Where You Find It,
Including Right Here
AN ENGLISH writer of respectable stature recently pointed
out that the big events of today's world are known almost
instantly by everyman almost everywhere, but that the news
of his own neighbors and neighborhood tends to reach him,
if at all, slowly and incompletely. Well, he has a point, but
one that readers of The Sun might challenge. The Sun not only
has full coverage of world happenings by global press services
and staff correspondents but also a wide-ranging and on-the-
mark news gathering organization right in its own back yard.
It's pretty hard for anything to happen in Vancouver or
British Columbia without the story landing in our next edition.
32 Mr. Fargey has been with Cominco for
over 20 years in various capacities in
Western Canada and at the head office
in Montreal.
Bruce E. Emerson, B.A., LLB'49,
deputy corporation counsel for the city
of Vancouver, has resigned to re-enter
private practice as a partner in the legal
firm of Andrews, Swinton, Smith and
Donald B. Fields, BCom, MBAtTor.),
FCA, sessional lecturer and partner in
Clarkson, Gordon & Co., chartered
accountants, has accepted a two-year
assignment as research supervisor with
the Royal Commission on Taxation in
Ottawa. Mr. Fields has been treasurer
and member-at-large on the Board of
Management of the Alumni Association.
Harry S. Weiner, BASc, has been
named manager of operations, international division of the Diamond Alkali
Co. with headquarters in Cleveland,
Ronald N. MacKay, BASc, will undertake new responsibilities as representative
in engineering sales for Galbraith & Sul-
ley in Vancouver. Mr. MacKay has had
wide experience in several engineering
fields with particular emphasis in automation in the forestry pulp and paper
and allied industries.
Hugh Christie, BA, MSW'52, has resigned as warden of Oakalla Prison Farm
to take over the training division of the
foreign aid section of the Department
of External Affairs in Ottawa. Most of
his work will be with persons from
foreign countries who have come to
Canada on grants.
Born in Vancouver, Mr. Christie was
director of corrections in Saskatchewan
before he took over the post at Oakalla.
He is also a former university lecturer
on criminology.
In 1951, he helped draw up a report
on jail management and the following
year was named warden to carry out the
government's programme of prisoner rehabilitation.
In 1959 the United Nations sent him
to Thailand for a year as an adviser on
crime prevention, probation services and
James Hatter, BA, PhD(State Coll. of
Wash.), has been appointed director of
the provincial fish and game branch. Dr.
Hatter joined the branch in 1947 as a
student biologist and for a number of
years was chief game biologist. He is a
keen fisherman and hunter and an expert
shot with both rifle and shotgun.
Roderic Frame Sexsmith, BASc, has
returned to Canada from Bahrein on the
Persian Gulf after 15 years' service there
with Standard Oil of California. He is
now in the power department of Caltex
Oil, in Montreal.
Julius A. LeBrun, BASc, is chief equipment engineer for Giffels & Vallet of
Canada, Ltd. in Toronto. He has been
with   materials   handling   and   industrial
process equipment design since graduation.
Denis C. Smith, BA. BEd'47, DEd
(Calif.), has again been asked to serve as
advisor to the Canadian Education Asso-
ciation-Kellogg National Conference on
problems in general school administration. The conference is sponsored by the
University of Alberta this year at Banff.
H. J. (Jack) Williamson, BCom, is head
of Wheels & Equipment Ltd.. a Canadian
firm staffed entirely by Canadians with
quarters in both Vancouver and Calgary.
John B. Brown, BCom, assistant director of the Vancouver General Hospital,
has been appointed assistant administrator to the Riverside Community Hospital
in Riverside. California. Mr. Brown
served with the provincial government as
regional representative for BCHIS and as
auditor with the comptroller general's
department. After receiving a degree in
hospital administration at UBC, he joined
the Vancouver General Hospital as administrative resident.
Ralph F. B. King, BA. MA and PhD
(Tor.), has resigned as head of the department of English at Royal Roads Services
College in Kingston, Ontario to become
professor of English and associate dean
of arts at Brandon University in Manitoba. Dr. King has been active in the
Victoria branch of the Humanities Association of Canada. He was also Canadian
consultant to the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company assisting in the editing
of their Young People's Encyclopedia.
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FVMPA also offers summer employment to the
winner of this  bursary.
::lf no third year student is considered suitable, a fourth
year   student   may   win   this   bursary.
Applications for these bursaries should be made to Dean
Walter Gage.
33 Donald G. Ivey, BA'44, MA'46, PhD(Notre Dame), is in the news again. He has
just been appointed principal of New College in the University of Toronto. He
succeeds Principal F. E. W. Wetmore who died suddenly on lanuary 20 during the
College's first year of operation.
Dr. Ivey was featured in last issue's Alumni notes for winning, with his partner
Professor Hume, the Thomas Alva Edison award for the best science education film
of 1962. (They have since won a silver medal for another TV science film from the
Science Institute in Rome.)
New College is the first of a new kind of residential college at Toronto, open to
men and women of all faculties and schools. The four old colleges, University,
Victoria, Trinity and St. Michael's, are restricted to students in the Faculty of Arts
and Science. During its first year, and in temporary quarters, New College has a
registration of 257, mostly freshmen. Construction is to begin this summer on a five-
storey permanent home, with residence facilities for 300 men and tutorial, dining and
social areas for 1200 students of both sexes.
Dr. Ivey, 41, was born in Clanwilliam, Manitoba, but spent most of his youth on
the west coast. He joined the University of Toronto after receiving his PhD in 1949.
Dr. Ivey is one of Canada's few physicists specializing in the study of polymers—
that is, rubber and other substances composed of long-chain molecules. He is a
member of the National Research Council's associate committee on high polymer
As a scientist he has some astringent observations on popular attitudes towards
his field. "People don't appreciate the limitations of science," he said recently.
"One reason is that so much of what we see as science simply is not. We are constantly exposed to men in white coats doing everything—from launching a rocket to
praising a commercial product.
"I'm also worried that the public seems to accept one scientist's statement on
non-scientific issues as representing the opinions of all scientists. In fact, we don't
always agree even on scientific matters.
"Science isn't a mystery or magic. It is an intellectual activity carried out by man,
and not by nature. Even the so-called laws of nature are nothing but laws about
nature concocted by men who knew all the time that they were producing nothing
but approximations.
"The only way people can learn more about science is through exposure to it.
That's one of the principal reasons for our television programmes—simply to let
people hear scientists talking about science."
James G. Thomson, BASc, is vehicle
development engineer for Imperial Oil.
Mr. Thomson has been special projects
engineer with Imperial Oil since 1946.
Among the projects he carried out have
been the design and development of a
series of tracked vehicles from one to
20-ton capacity for oil industry transportation over muskeg, and the preparation of a world-wide transportation
manual. He has had international assignments in Colombia, South America and
Libya, North Africa. From 1950 to 1956
he was defence scientific research officer
in charge of the soil and snow mechanics
and vehicle mobility research group,
Defence Research Board, Ottawa.
Terrance H. Butler, BA, MA'53, a
gear specialist with the Fisheries Research
Board, Biological Station, Nanaimo, has
developed a new type of prawn trap,
using metal sides and net tunnels. Costing only $3 more than the standard net-
covered trap, it proved to be 39% more
effective in a year-long series of tests
on prawn grounds off Snake Island and
Five Finger Island near Nanaimo.
Ian F. Greenwood, BSA, assistant
general manager of Sun-Rype Products
Limited, Kelowna, has spent some three
weeks in New Zealand at the request of
their apple and pear marketing board.
He was advising on various aspects of
production cost control in their recently
established processing plant located near
Nelson on the South Island. Mr. Green-
July II, 12—Keyboard Writing: Bach "to Bar-
tok—Denis   Matthews,   English   pianist
July 17, 18, 19—Art and the Human Environment—Dr. Peter Selz, New York Museum
of   Modern   Art
July 25—The Artist and Mass Media—Dr. Edmund   Carpenter,   anthropologist
University  Auditorium,   8  p.m.
July A—Development of the Economic Potential of Latin America—panel discussion
with leading participants of Latin American   Seminar
Buchanan   106,   7:30   p.m.
July 9—An Outline of the Problem—Dr. John
V. KrutlMa, Resources for the Future, ln-
July 16—The Federal View of the Treaty of
1962—Mr. Davie Fulton, QC, former Minister
of Public Works.
July 23—The American View—Mr. Ivan White,
Minister,   U.S.   Embassy,   Ottawa
July 30—The Provincial View—The Hon. Ray
Williston, Minister of Lands and Forests,
Dr. J. D. Chapman, department of geography,   UBC,   chairman
Buchanan    106,   8   p.m.
Friday evening poetry readings with Robert
Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Denise Levertov
and Charles Olson will take place at 8
p.m. in Buchanan 106, July 26 and August
2,   9,   jnd    16
For   information   and   brochure   contact   the
Department  of  University Extension
34 wood's visit to New Zealand follows
more than three years' close association
between the British Columbia and New
Zealand tree fruit industries during which
time the B.C. industry has substantially
assisted in the development of a processing industry now in its second year of
A. David Levy, BA, free lance journalist, TV and radio broadcaster, and
specialist in Soviet economic affairs, is
leading a two-week study tour of the
Soviet Union this summer arranged by
Claire Wallace Travel Bureau in Toronto.
The tour programme was prepared for
Canadian businessmen interested in
Russia's huge new markets for consumer
John F. MacBride, BA, BASc, has
been transferred from Edmonton to Montreal, where he will become branch
manager in charge of the Montreal
office of lohnson Controls Ltd.
Hugh G. MacKenzie, BASc, formerly
district sales manager, Hamilton, for
Shell Oil Company of Canada, has been
appointed reseller sales manager, central
division. Mr. MacKenzie joined Shell as
a chemist at Shellburn Refinery in 1948.
P. Douglas McLellan, BA, BEd'55,
who taught English and Social Studies at
Kitsilano high school, is now head of
the English department at Britannia
junior-senior high school.
D. Cameron McLeod, BA, MA'51, has
been appointed to the new position of
senior engineer-proration for the California Standard Company in Alberta. Mr.
McLeod joined California Standard as
petroleum engineer in 1955.
Francis James Cairnie, BA, a Victoria
high school teacher, has been elected
president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation.
Donald A. Chant, BA, MA'52, PhD
(London), has been director of the research laboratory of the federal Department of Agriculture in St. Catharines,
Ontario, for the past three years. He has
worked on the biological control of the
spruce budworm and orchard mites and
initiated work on predacious mites and
their importance in biological control of
other organisms.
John D. Frazee, BASc, was among 45
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Mrs. Wiggins, with Murray Wiggins standing to her right, shaking
hands with young King Hussein of Jordan, at an Army Day celebration during the Wiggins' stay in Amman. Jordan's prime minister at the
time, Majali, is standing to King's right. Majali is no longer prime
minister. This spring the King, with the help of his Arab Legion, foiled
a plot to join the United Arab Republic, dismissed Majali, and took
over the government of the country himself.
Murray Wiggins, BSA'48, MS(Utah State Agric. Coll.). left in April to spend the
next two years in French Guinea on a new irrigation scheme. His wife and 5-year
old daughter will join him in the fall. Mr. Wiggins is an agricultural specialist in
the agricultural development department of Harza Engineering Company, a Chicago
firm of consulting engineers for river projects.
Mr. Wiggins returned this spring from lordan, where he has been since 1959 as
irrigation agronomist for the same company on an irrigation project in the lordan
Valley. The ultimate aim of the project is to raise the standard of living for the
small farmer as well as increase the national income of the country. The scheme is
at present financed jointly by the Government of Jordan and the United States
Agency for International Development.
The ground elevation of the area varies from 200 metres below sea level in the
North to 400 meters below sea level in the South. Stage 1 of the project which cost
nearly $12 million, will be completed in September of this year, with 30,000 acres
under irrigation. As resident irrigation agronomist in Amman, Mr. Wiggins headed
up the farm development section of the East Ghor Canal Authority. In this
capacity he was responsible for initiating the drainage programme, for the development of irrigation criteria used in design and layout of farm units, and for the soil
investigation in conjunction with salinity, land re-classification and farm development
programmes. His section trained Jordanians in modern irrigation farming techniques
and in the efficient operation and management of the project. The land under full
irrigation will be able to grow tomatoes, eggplant, melons, cucumbers, citrus, bananas,
wheat, corn and alfalfa.
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35 Henry Zitko, BASc'49, research engineer at B.C. Research Council, has developed
a twelve-volt D.C. vacuum cleaner that will be on the market this summer. The
cleaner is designed to plug into a standard automobile cigarette lighter receptacle
and uses about the same power as the headlights. Unlike other cleaners using battery
power the performance of this model is impressive. It readily picks up the sand and
pea-sized gravel which is commonly found on car floors and which is so awkward
to remove otherwise in the new drop-floor cars. The hose and cord are easily
detached and stored inside the attractive plastic case. In addition to cleaning cars,
this cleaner is expected to be used by outdoor-types for cleaning boats, tents and for
inflating all kinds of low-pressure pneumatic goods.
winners of Alfred P. Sloan fellowships
in executive development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. These fellowships are presented
annually to young business executives in
the United States and abroad. Mr. Frazee
will take a one-year course in management.
David B. Harper, BASc, MS and PhD
(MIT), has been promoted to chief of
the engineering and laboratory department of the Aluminum Company of
Canada in Arvida, Quebec.
David L. McKay, BASc, has been
appointed chief engineer for the International Minerals & Chemical Corporation
(Canada) Ltd. at its potash project near
Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. He previously
spent eight years with Steep Rock Iron
Robert S. MacKay, BASc, has joined
Overseas Developments (Canada) Ltd. as
vice-president. Mr. MacKay will travel
extensively overseas from his Toronto
office, investigating engineering-construction projects. After completing post
graduate studies, specializing in hydroelectric power at the Imperial College in
London, England, in 1953, he joined the
John   Inglis   Company,   where   he   later
became hydraulic engineer.
Douglas Wm. Russell, BASc, has been
appointed manager of the eastern operations of Swan, Wooster Engineering Co.
Ltd., Vancouver. Mr. Russell has just
returned from Venezuela where he was
engaged in the construction of over-
water facilities on Lake Maracaibo.
Robert S. Caulfield, BASc, has been
appointed general manager of West African Explosives and Chemicals Ltd. in
Liberia, Africa. Mr. Caulfield joined
C-I-L explosives division in Vancouver
after graduation and has held a number
of positions in sales and technical service. The African company was recently
established by C-I-L and Baird Chemical
Corporation of New York.
H. Tony Dare, BASc, who spent more
than two years doing engineering work
on a huge dam in Pakistan, is now chief
engineer for Permasteel (Alberta) Ltd.
George Rohn, BA, BSW'52, MSW'53,
is director of programme development of
the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Dr. Rohn came to Canada from Czechoslovakia in 1950 on an International Stu
dent Service Scholarship. After graduation he worked in a psychiatric clinic in
Vancouver and then held various positions with divisions of the Canadian
Mental Health Association.
Norman C. Tunna, BASc, formerly
assistant chief geologist with Bailey Sel-
burn Oil & Gas Ltd., has opened a general geological consulting practice in Calgary, Alberta. He will formulate exploration plays and also work actively on well-
site supervision, land evaluation and
representing companies in unit meetings.
Mr. Tunna recently spent some months
in Australia setting up a subsidiary company for Bailey Selburn and negotiating
for suitable land farmouts.
David M. Bowden, BSA, MSA'57, PhD
(Oregon), animal nutritionist at Agassiz
experimental farm, has created a cow's
stomach in a test tube to study the digestibility of grass and legumes. Dr.
Bowden is seeking improved feeding formulas by drawing body fluids from the
paunch of living cows and using them to
test the digestibility of various feeds. Test
tube digestion is intended only as a rapid
method of selecting forages and results
will have to be checked in live animal
Capt. Edward J. Grant, BSP, helicopter
flight commander with the Army Aviation Tactical Training School at the
Canadian Joint Air Training Centre in
Rivers Camp, Manitoba, has recently
joined the small group of Canadian Army
pilots who have successfully completed
the RCAF course on multi-engine aircraft, and who have obtained an instrument rating at Number One Advanced
Flying School.
Robert G. Hindmarch, BPE, assistant
professor in UBC's school of physical
education, has been appointed general
manager of Canada's 1964 Olympic
hockey team.
Kenneth C. Lucas, BASc, has been
appointed assistant director. Pacific area,
of the Department of Fisheries. Mr.
Lucas joined the Department in 1950 as
student engineer and has recently been
a senior engineer in charge of applied research for the Pacific area.
Edward G. Wiltshire, BASc, has been
appointed assistant superintendent, sulphate and storage plants, Warfield, in the
chemicals and fertilizers division of the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada Limited at Trail.
Thornton J. Donaldson, BASc, has
joined the Vancouver office of James
Richardson & Sons, stockbrokers, after
extensive experience in mining exploration in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British
Columbia and the Yukon. Mr. Donaldson
has also engaged in consulting engineering.
John A. C. Fortescue, BA, MSc'54,
PhDfOxon.), is the first biogeochemist in
the federal public service. He was hired
by the Geological Survey of Canada to
develop the basis of a new, reliable method of searching for ore bodies by studying the  keen appetite of plant  life for
36 minerals. Scientists hope the project will
lead eventually to effective application by
Canadian mining companies of the relatively new science of biogeochemical
The attempt to develop an effective
method of biogeochemical prospecting
follows pioneer research by Dr. Harry
V. Warren, BA'26, BASc'27, professor
of minerology at UBC. A note about
him appears in the faculty section. Dr.
Warren and his co-workers demonstrated
several years ago the feasibility of this
form of prospecting under Canadian
It also follows a recent visit by Dr.
Boyle, head of the geochemistry section
of the Geological Survey, to the Soviet
Union where he inspected work at geo-
chemical research centres. He found that
in biogeochemistry the Russians lead the
world in the amount of basic research
and scope of practical applications being
Christina J. Nichol, nee Cameron, BA,
MSc'55, PhD(London), is a research associate in muscular dystrophy at UBC. This
April she was awarded a $7,500 scholarship by the Medical Research Council
of Canada to continue her work for three
more years.
Margaret M.  Hoehn, nee  Maier,  BA
(Sask), MD, is spending a year in London, England. While her husband. Dr.
Robert J. Hoehn, is doing research in
tissue transplantation at the Westminster
Hospital, she is working as a clinical
assistant in neuroradiology at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases in
Queen Square.
Kurt E. Ebner, BSA, MSA'57, PhD
(Illinois), assistant professor of biochemistry at Oklahoma State University, is investigating new information on the role
of hormones in the enzymes that synthesize milk sugar. Supporting the basic
research during 1963 will be a grant of
$15,364 to the university by the National
Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ebner's research project, titled
"Studies in Hormone Action at the Enzyme Level" is scheduled for additional
NIH support totalling $27,500 during
1964 and 1965. Dr. Ebner joined the OSU
biochemistry department in 1962 following a year on the staff of the University
of Minnesota. During 1960-61, he conducted post-doctoral research at National
Institute for Dairy Research at Reading,
England, on a Canadian overseas postdoctoral fellowship.
Mrs. Beatrice Grace Lipinski. BA
(Sask.), MA, was the only Canadian winner of one of the International Fellowships for 1963-64 awarded by the
American Association of University
Mrs. Lipinski's special interest is care
of the emotionally disturbed and preventive measures in the field of mental
health. She was clinical psychologist at
the   Vancouver   Child   Guidance   Clinic
from 1955 to 1958 and then at the Vancouver Mental Health Centre until 1960.
Mrs. Lipinski is now studying for her
PhD at the University of Cincinnati
where her husband is training in psychiatry. They plan to return to Vancouver to establish a joint practice.
Stewart Paul, BA, has spent the last
18 months travelling with the Spanish
dance troup of Susana y Jose. He first
met the troupe in Dawson Creek where
he was teaching high school. He went to
help with the lighting and ended up acting as their interpreter. A year later, he
met them again in England and became
their stage manager, travelling with them
ever since through Switzerland, Germany,
Holland and England.
Peter J. Worthington, BA, BJ(Carle-
ton), Toronto Telegram reporter, won
the 1962 award for feature writing in
the 14th annual national newspaper
Orest Zakreski, BA(Sask.). BSW, is development officer with the Indian Affairs
branch, Department of Citizenship and
Immigration, Saskatoon. Before accepting his present position, he was a school
teacher for the Indian Affairs branch at
Fond du Lac.
Robert J. Abercrombie, BA, has been
appointed manager of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors.
Mr. Abercrombie was formerly manager
of the economics and statistics department of Canadian Petroleum Association.
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37 Timothy P. Cameron, LLB, is the new
secretary-manager of the Fishing Vessel
Owners' Association. Mr. Cameron is a
specialist in marine law with the firm of
McMaster, Parkes, Bray and Cameron.
He has spent 18 years at sea and worked
his way through UBC on halibut long-
liners and salmon seiners.
T. Roland Fredriksen, BASc, is pursuing post graduate work at Purdue University in automatic control and expects
to receive his MS degree in electrical engineering this June. He was awarded a
scholarship for this purpose by IBM Corporation, where he has been employed
since 1959.
Michael R. Kitson, BASc, is with the
engineering department of the Howe
Sound pulp division of Canadian Forest
Products Limited. Before joining CFP he
spent four years with Rayonier Canada
Limited at Port Alice.
John F. Ridington, BCom, has joined
Traders Finance Corporation Limited at
their head office in Toronto as property
and traffic supervisor. His job includes
design, lay-out, control and co-ordination
of the offices of Traders as well as responsibility for the company's fleet of
cars. Mr. Ridington was formerly with
Ford Motor Company.
Ian W. French, BSP, has just completed his PhD in biochemistry at the
University of Toronto. He has received
a post-doctoral fellowship from the
National Research Council to study bacterial metabolism with Dr. Hans Korn-
berg at the University of Leicester in
The Rev. Walter F. McLean, BA. BD
(Knox), has been appointed by the Overseas Missions Board of the Presbyterian
Church in Canada to do special work
with students in Nigeria for an initial
period of two years. He is also assistant
Minister of the newly formed Presbyterian congregation there. His wife, the
former Barbara Scott, BEd'60, is teaching in a government girls' secondary
school in Enugu.
John K. Maynard, BCom, is the newly
appointed hospital administrator for the
Vernon Jubilee Hospital. For the past
four years, Mr. Maynard has been assistant administrator at the Royal Inland
Hospital in Kamloops and had considerable responsibility for the development
of major expansion plans there.
Arno L. Ulmer, BA, has been given an
honorarium of $50 by the Richmond
municipal council for research done for
his graduating essay. Mr. Ulmer carried
out an extensive field survey and analysis
of Richmond's agricultural industry
under the auspices of the federal government. His findings and work notes were
voluntarily made available to the planning department of the municipality and
have been of great value in the preparation of the Land Use Plan regarding
Gerald Walsh, BEd, MEd'62, is winner
of a $1,500 B.C. government scholarship. These annual scholarships totalling
$5,000 are intended to provide outstanding teachers with opportunities for fur
ther study. Another winner is Jack T.
Rush, BA'40, MA'46, who was awarded
Denise A. S. Yates, BA, has joined the
staff of the Victoria YWCA as a programme director for women. She has recently been employed as a social worker
with the provincial Welfare Department.
Gary E. Corbett, BCom, formerly
assistant actuary for Manufacturers Life
Insurance Company, Toronto, has been
appointed actuary for the Lifeco Insurance Company of America in Seattle.
Last year, Mr. Corbett qualified as Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
Bohuslav B. Kymlicka, BA, MA(Col-
umbia), has been appointed a lecturer in
political science at Middlesex College,
London, Ontario. He is currently a
teacher on the staff of United College in
Colin Henderson Smith, BA(Dal-
housie), BEd, MA'60, is teaching with
his wife, the former Gloria Bessie Burroughs, BA'49, B'Ed'58, in Bau, Sarawak. 70 miles from the Indonesian border. There they are supervising building
and operation of a secondary school
which will have 130 students when it is
complete. Mr. and Mrs. Smith have
taught together in Kamloops, Grand
Forks, Dawson Creek, and later in London, England, before going to Sarawak
as Colombo Plan teachers in 1960.
Douglas E. Coulter, BASc, has been
appointed general manager of the Drake
Construction Company Ltd., Winnipeg,
Manitoba. For the past three years, Mr.
Coulter served as the company's chief
engineer in Winnipeg.
Jack B. Greenwood, BCom, is comptroller of his father's company, Nelson
Machinery Co. Ltd. The company was
formed in Nelson, B.C. in 1938 and is
now operating on an international scale
with customers as far afield as British
Guiana and Uganda.
Jack Y. F. Lee, BSc, is a bacteriologist
on the staff of the Kirkland District Hospital laboratory in Kirkland Lake,
Peter William Brown, BCom, LLB'63,
has been awarded a $2,000 Carswell-
Sweet and Maxwell scholarship for post
graduate work in international law at St.
John's College, Cambridge University,
John C. Holt, BSc(Manchester), MA,
principal of Lucerne secondary school in
New Denver and a teacher of chemistry,
biology and senior mathematics, has been
awarded a Shell Merit Fellowship to
attend Stanford University this summer.
William A. Low, BSc, has been awarded a $2,400 National Research Council
studentship. Mr. Low is now working for
his MSc at UBC, specializing in zoology.
At present he is making a study of the
Vancouver Island elk.
Michael Stephen Mepham, BSc, has
been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for graduate study in the academic
year 1963-64.
ardies-bernard. Thomas Grant Ardies to
Sharon Anne Bernard, BA'60, in
bohne-fisher. Henry Richard Bohne,
BASc'55, to Cynthia Carole Fisher, in
Cornwall, Ontario.
brown-mclean. Michael Jack Brown,
BA'60, MA(Oxon.), to Valerie Anne
McLean, BHE'60, in Vancouver.
chong-con. Henry K. H. Chong, MD
'56, to Christina S. F. Con, BSP'60, in
day-hungerford. George Sutherland
Day, BASc'59, MBA(Western Ont.),
to Marilyn Beryl Hungerford, in
Montreal, Quebec.
fairbairn-drvsdale. Robert Henderson
Fairbairn, MD'59, to Anne Drysdale,
in Vancouver.
forward-humble. Gordon Edward Forward, BASc'60, MASc'62, to Heather
Anne Humble, BA'62, in Paris, France.
fotheringham-delbridge. Murray Allan
Fotheringham, BA'54, to Sallye Bernice Delbridge, BA'58, in Vancouver.
greenwood-ross. Frederick Harold
Greenwood, BASc'62, to Jo-Anne
Ross, in Vancouver.
laundy-whittemore. Patrick W. Laundy, BA'49, MB, ChB(Sheffield), to
Sheila Anne Whittemore, BA'51, in
mckechnie-leduc. Robert Edward McKechnie, BASc'62, to Louise Marie
Leduc, in Vancouver.
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38 Kitrick,   BCom'59,  to   Lynda  Frances
Barton, in Vancouver.
mayhew-stevenson. Barry Wayne Mayhew,  BA'60, to Pamela  Belle Stevenson, in West Vancouver.
mitchell-sexton.   Ian   David   Mitchell,
BASc'59,     to     Ann-Ida     Sexton,     in
Montreal. Quebec.
offenberger-patterson. Allan Anthony
Offenberger.    BASc'62,    to    Margaret
Elizabeth Patterson, in Vancouver.
pearce-thmn.    George    Ernest    Pearce.
BEd'61,  to Christine  Elena Thain,  in
ruttle-ogelsby.   James   William   Ruttle
to   Isabel   Warwick   Ogelsby,   BPE'61,
in Windsor, Ontario.
taschuk-e\ger. Steven Taschuk to Diana
Reddick Eager, BLS'62, in Edmonton,
wallace-stark.   Capt.   William   Clarke
Wallace, BA'56. to Frances Ann Stark,
in Port Credit, Ontario.
DR.   and   MRS.   KENNETH  G.   ATKINSON,   BA
'51, MD'55, (nee lora celia stowell,
BHE'52), a daughter. Janet Louise,
April 30.  1963, in Vancouver.
MR.   and   MRS.   GEORGE   W.   BALDWIN,   BA
'50, LLB'51,  (nee daphne syson, BA
'50), a daughter, Elizabeth Marian Syson,   February   21,    1963,   in    Prince
MR.   and   MRS.   JACQUES   R.   BARBEAU,   BA
'55, LLB'56, a daughter, Jacqueline,
March 9, 1963, in Vancouver.
MR.   and   MRS.   L.  GERALD   BELL,   BASc'54,
MASc'55, a son, Michael Thomas,
December 7, 1962, in Toronto,
DR.   and   MRS.   THEODORE   E.   CADELL.   BA
'57, MSclMass.), PhD(Wisc), (nee
lois carley, BA'57), a daughter, Susan Anne. January 16, 1963, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
MR.  and   MRS.  GORDON A.   ELLIOTT,   BCom
'55, (nee Patricia claire mcconville.
BA'55), a son, Bruce Gordon, April
27, 1963. in Vancouver.
dr. and MRS. EDWARD w. FUNG, BA'49,
MD'57, a daughter, Donna Lori. February 21,  1963, in Vancouver.
MD'58, (nee mary schaffer. BA'57).
a son, Robert James, April 28, 1963,
in Vancouver.
MR.    and    MRS.    EDMUND    WM.    HOWARD,
BSF'58, (nee phyllis r. Thompson.
BA'58), a son, Arthur David, March
24, 1963, in St. John's, Newfoundland.
(nee dorothy marion bell, BA'49), a
son, William James, February 8. 1963,
in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
MR.   and   MRS.   MARVIN   LEROY   JUDD,   BA'
59, a son, Paul Andrew. February 28,
1963, in Vancouver.
MD'54, (nee Patricia Kathleen fur-
niss,    BA'53),    a    daughter,    Patricia
Jane, February 13, 1963, in Vancouver.
MR.   and   MRS.   MICHAEL   D.   LESIK,   BA'56,
(nee Margaret ann young, BA'59),
a daughter, Karin Ann Heather. February  11,  1963, in Vancouver.
DR. and   MRS.  ROBIN G.   MCCREERY,  BA'50,
a daughter, March 8, 1963, in Vancouver.
mr. and mrs. toby malkin, BCom'56,
(nee mary Frances chown, BA'58),
a daughter, Sarah Mary, June 30,
1962, in Vancouver.
MR.   and    MRS.   JAMES   F.    MATTSON,    BSc
'62, (nee joyce m. whitehead, BA
'61 ). a daughter, Alexandra Joan, October 30, 1962. in Vancouver.
dr. and MRS. jack D. newby, BA'49,
DDS( McGill). a son. Timothy Dean,
December 24. 1962. in Prince George.
'56, BEd(Alta.), (nee Florence tuff,
BHE'53), a daughter, Elizabeth Ann,
January  1.   1963, in Calgary. Alberta.
DR. and MRS. ANDREW radvanyi, BA and
MSc( McMaster), PhD'59, a daughter, Ilona Louise, July 20, 1962. in
Edmonton, Alberta.
rev. and mrs. ewing rae, BSA'54, (nee
lorna seed, BSN'60). a daughter,
Kathleen Elizabeth, February 6, 1963,
in Nakusp.
DR.   and    MRS.   ARCHIBALD   D.   YOUNG.   BA
'47. MD,CM( McGill). a son, Ross
Cameron, February 9, 1963, in
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39 Deaths
Thomas J. Robertson, BA, died April
1. 1963. in Ladner, ten days after his
retirement from the board of directors
of the Fraser Valley Milk Producers'
Association. He was 70. Born and educated in East Delta, he was a Delta
municipal councillor for eight years, secretary of the FVMPA East Delta Local
for eight years and chairman of the
Delta Advisory Planning Commission at
the time of his death. From 1944 to 1955
he was president of the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of B.C.
Mr. Robertson leaves his wife and
son Thomas in Ladner, and another son,
I.  Keith  Robertson,  BSF'58,  in Nakusp.
Mrs. R. B. Spears, BA, nee Dorothea
Bolton, died suddenly October 4, 1962.
in Vancouver. Born in 1897 at Port
Simpson where her father was medical
missionary to the Indians, Mrs. Spears
had a lifelong interest in missionary
work. She was secretary of B.C. Conference (United Church) committee on Indian work, and was specially concerned
about members of the Musqueam reserve.
She is survived by her husband; a
stepdaughter. Hazel, Mrs. R. F. Morrison. BA'43, of Rossland; and her daughter Heather, now Mrs. J.eonard Golden-
berg.  BA'56, in Denmark.
Mrs. Ralph M. Brown, BA. nee Madge
Rankin, died suddenly at home on May
6. 1963. She came to Vancouver as a
child from England and was educated at
Crofton House school. She was a leader
in many civic and community projects
and one-time president of the Vancouver
Junior League.
At the 1927 class reunion last November, Madge Brown wrote the script and
with Jack Shakespeare staged a skit on
the "Roaring 20's".
Her husband. Ralph, BA'31, survives
with four sons, Ralph R. Brown. BCom
'59, Alan C. MacK. Brown. BASc'59,
now at Oxford. Peter M. Brown, in his
third year of arts at UBC, and Bobbie,
at home.
Wilfred   George    Donley,    BA.   PhD
(Calif.), of Palo Alto, California, was
killed  instantly   this  spring when  struck
by a falling tree in Marin County, while
clearing land for a summer home. He
was 55. He is survived by his wife, a son,
Peter, and two grandsons, all in California, and a sister, Mrs. D. C. Coates,
in  B.C.
Mr. Donley joined Standard Oil of
California in 1943 after working for 10
years for the Federal Reserve Bank in
San Francisco. In 1952. while on loan
from Standard, he served as director of
the programme division of the Petroleum
Administration for Defense in Washington, D.C. He was manager of Standard's
economic division at the time of his
Robert Victor Masterson, BA, former
Cowichan high school teacher, where he
taught for 12 years, died January 21,
1963, in North Surrey. At the time of
his death he was clerk of session and
superintendent of the Sunday school in
North Surrey United Church. Born in
Ireland 58 years age, he came to New
Westminster at the age of 12. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and three
daughters, all residing in North Surrey.
Wilbert Brockhouse Smith, BASc,
MASc'34. died in Ottawa on December
27, 1962, after a lengthy illness. He
leaves a wife, two sons and a daughter,
all  of Ottawa.
Mr. Smith, who was superintendent of
radio regulations engineering for the Department of Transport, was born in Lethbridge, and before going to Ottawa in
1939 was chief engineer with radio station CJOR in Vancouver. He is credited
with doing much to encourage improvements in the technical side of broadcasting and was active in negotiations of
various international radio and TV agreements. He was 52.
Manly Morton Cohen, BCom, was
killed in a Montreal car accident in
March. Mr. Cohen, who was a gold
medalist in accountancy in 1958, moved
to Montreal two years ago and had been
with a firm of chartered accountants
Fay Herbert Hartman, BSF, was found
dead with his pilot in the wreckage of
their light plane in February. The plane
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Helena Marian Lethbridge, BEd. who
had been teaching in Prince George, died
in her sleep March 30, 1963. She attended schools in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. At UBC she won the first
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41 U.B.C. Alumni Association Directory
John   B,   Macdonald.   DDSfTor.).   MS( Illinois),   PhD(Columbia),
President of the University of British Columbia
Board of Management
Executive Committee: president — Paul S. Plant,
BA'49; past president—Franklin E. Walden,
BCom'38, CA; first vice-president—D. M.
Brousson, BASc'49; second vice-presiden i —
Mrs. David C. Ellis, BA'36; third vice-president
- Roderick W. Macdonald, LLB'50; treasurer—
H. Frederick Field, BA,BCom'4(); members-at-
l argl (Terms expire 1964)—Mrs. Kenneth M.
Walley, BA'46; Grant R. Donegani, BSA'41; Art
Phillips, BCom'53; Donald McL. Anderson.
BCom'48. (Terms expire 1965)—John L. Gray,
BSA'39; R. C. H. Rodgers, BASc'61; Gordon
Olafson,   BPE'62; John  J.  Carson.  BA'43.
Okanagan Mainline
president:   Dr. E. M. Stevenson, MD(Western
Ont.), 3105-31st Street, Vernon.
Armstrong—Ronald R. Heal, BSA'47, Box 391.
golden—Mrs. Trevor  Burton.
kamloops—Roland   G.   Aubrey,   BArch'51,   242
Victoria Street.
kelowna—Gordon   Newhouse,    BA'58,    No.   2,
535  Rosemeade Avenue.
keremeos—Joseph A.  (John)  Young, BCom'49,
MEd'61,  R.R. No.  1.
i lmhy—Ken B. Johnson, Merritt Diamond Mills,
P.O.   Box   10.
oliver—Rudolf P. Guidi, BA'53, BEd'55, Principal, Elementary School.
osoyoos—Mrs.   Douglas   Fraser,   BA'32,   R.R.
No. 1.
penticton—D.   Grant  Macdonald,   LLB'59,   680
East  Nanaimo  Street.
revelstoke—Mrs. H. J. MacKay, BA'38, 202 -
6th Street East.
salmon arm—C. H. Millar, BSP'49. Box  176.
summerland—James E. Miltimore, BSA'48, MS
&   PhDlOregon  State),   Research  Station.
British Columbia
chairman—Mrs. G. C. Kellett, BSctAlta.), 1510
Fir Street, Prince George.
prince george—Rev. Newton C. Steacy,  BA'52,
1650 Juniper  Street.
smithers—Laurence   W.   Perry,   LLB'50,   P.O.
Box 188.
vanderhoof—Alvin   W.   Mooney,   BA'35,   MD
and MSc (Alta.), Box 56.
Williams lake—Mrs. C. Douglas Stevenson, BA
'27, Box 303.
East Kootenay
chairman—Percy    Pullinger,     BA'40,     BEd'56,
District   Superintendent   of   Schools,   Box   9,
cranbrook—Eric   C.   MacKinnon,   233   -   14th
Avenue S.
creston—R. L. Morrison, BA'28, BASc'29.
fernie—Kenny N. Stewart, BA'32, The Park.
invermere—Mrs. G. A. Duthie.
kimberley—Wm. H. R. Gibney, BASc'50, 26 -
1st Avenue, Chapman Camp.
West Kootenay
chairman—R.   J.   H.    Welton,    BASc'46,    1137
Columbia Avenue, Trail.
argenta—Mr. Stevenson.
castlegar—Edwin   McGauley,   BA'51,   LLB'52,
Box 615.
grand forks—James R. Henniger, MD'54, Box
nakusp—Donald Waterfield.
nelson—Leo   S.    Gansner,    BA,BCom'35,    c/o
Garland, Gansner & Arlidge, Box 490.
riondel—Herman Nielsen, Box 75.
rossland—A. F. Brooks, Box 351.
salmo—Dr. R. S. Smith.
Other B.C.  Contacts
ashcroft—Gordon H. S. Parke, BSA'52, Bonaparte Ranch, Cache Creek.
bella coola—Milton C. Sheppard, BA'53, BEd-
'54, Box 7.
bralorne—Charles M. Campbell, BA,BASc'38,
Manager, Bralorne Mines.
dawson creek—Mr. Roger F. Fox, BA'51, 9312-
8th Street.
Degree Representatives: agriculture—Dr. Richard Stace-Smith, BSA'50; applied science—Ter-
rence G. Lynch. BASc'51; architecture—Ronald S. Nairne, BA'47, BArch'51; arts—Mrs. L.
Douglas Hayward, BA'41, MA( West.Reserve );
commerce—Kenneth Martin, BCom"46; education—Stanley Evans, BA'41, BEd'44; forestry
— William G. Sharpe, BA'51, BSF'52; home
economics—Patricia Creelman, BHE'59; law—
Bryan Williams, BCom'57, LLB'5H; library
science—Robert Harris, BLS'62; medicine—
George E. Morrison, BA'48, MA'51, MD'56;
music—Brian Todd, BMus'63; nursing—Mrs. J.
H. Barclay, BASc'39(N); pharmacy—Norman
C. Zacharias, BSP'50; physical education—W.
Richard Penn, BPE'49; science — Anthony
Davidson, BSc'59; social work—Mrs. L. D.
Fowler,   BA'46,   BSW'47.
University Associations
Fraser Valley
president: Mrs. G. E. W. Clarke, BA'22, Box
1261, Abbotsford.
vice-president: Mr. Eric E. Lewis, BA'43, Box
1333,  Mission City.
.secretary-treasurer — John Wittenberg, Box
1046,   Abbotsford.
members-at-large: Frank Wilson, MA'37, Box
178, Chilliwack; Judge F. K. Grimmett, BA'32,
Box 10, Sardis; Mr. Hunter Vogel, HA'58,
Cloverdale Paint & Chemical Co., Langley;
Norman Severide, BA'49, LLB'50, Severide
& Mulligan, Wright Building, Drawer 400,
Langley; Dr. Mills F. Clarke, BSA'35, MSA
'37, Box 176, Agassiz: Harold S. Keenlyside,
BA'35, 1184- 184th Street, R.R. No. 2, Cloverdale; Miss Jessie E. Casselman, BA'23, 14034
Marine Drive, White Rock; Mervyn M. Smith,
BA'34, 12283 N. 8th Avenue, R.R. No. 2,
Haney, Cecil Hacker, BA'33, Publisher, Abbotsford News, P.O. Box 40, Abbotsford;
William H. Grant, BEd'47, Box 37, Abbotsford.
Branches and Contacts
fort st. john—Art Fletcher, BCom'54, Supervising Principal, North Peace River High
School,  Box 640.
hope—Roy Felix Thorstenson, BA'40, District
Superintendent of Schools, Drawer 700.
ladner—L. L. Goodwin, BA'51, BEd'54, Principal, Ladner Elementary School, P. O. Box
LlLi.ooET—Harold E. Stathers,  BSP'53, Box 548.
port mellon—L. C. Hempsall, BASc'50, Box
powell river—F. A. Dickson, BASc'42, 5651
Maple  Avenue.
prince kupert—Judge James T.  Harvey,  Q.C,
P.O. Box 188.
victoria—Robert    St.    G.    Gray,    BA'57,    1766
Taylor Street.
Canada (except B.C.)
Atlantic provinces—Dr. Parzival Copes, BA-
'49, MA'50, 36 Golf Avenue, St. John's Newfoundland.
calgary, alberta—Richard H. King, BASc'36,
Oil & Conservation Board, 603 - 6th Avenue,
deep river. Ontario—Dr. Walter M. Barss,
BA'37, MA'39, PhD'42, 58 Laurier Avenue.
Hamilton, Ontario—Harry L. Penny, BA.BSW-
'56,  MSW'57, 439 Patricia Drive,  Burlington.
medicine hat—Harry H. Yuill, BCom'59, 473
First  Street,  S.E.
Montreal, P.Q.—Lloyd Hobden, BA'37, MA-
'40, 28 Arlington Avenue, Westmount, Montreal 6.
Ottawa, Ontario—Thomas E. Jackson, BA'37,
516 Golden Avenue, Highland Park Drive,
Ottawa 3.
Peterborough, Ontario—R. A. Hamilton, BASc'36, 640 Walkerfleld Avenue.
saskatoon, Saskatchewan—Dr. J. Pepper, BA-
'39, MA'41, Dept. of Chemistry, University
of Saskatchewan.
welland, Ontario—Charles Connaghan, BA'59,
MA'60, Box 238, Fonthill.
AM (Harvard)
senate representatives—Nathan T. Nemetz,
Q.C, BA'34; Mark Collins, BA,BCom'34; Donovan F. Miller, BCom'47.
Regional Representatives: okanagan mainline
—Dr. E. M. Stevenson; fraser valley—Mrs.
G. E. W. Clarke, BA'22; Vancouver island—
John  R. Caldwell,   BA'48,   LLB'49.
Ex Officio Members: Tim Hollick-Kenyon, BA
'51, BSW'53, director, U.B.C. Alumni Association; Gordon A. Thorn, BCom'56, MBA(Mary-
land), assistant director, U.B.C. Alumni Association; Hugh Large, vice-president of the
1963 graduating class; Malcolm Scott, AMS
president; Robert MacKay, Students' Council
Vancouver Island
president—John   R.   Caldwell,   BA'48.   LLB'49,
Box 820,  Campbell River.
past   president'—David    R.    Williams,    BA'48,
LLB'49,  Box 280, Duncan.
vice-president—Harold   S.   S.   Maclvor,   BA'48,
LLB'49,  Box   160, Courtenay.
secretary—Mrs. J. H. Moore,  BA'27, R.R. No.
4, Duncan.
alberni-port alberni—W. Norman Burgess,
BA'40, BEd'48, Box 856, Alberni.
Campbell river—Mrs. W. J. Logie, BA'29, Box
chemainus—Mrs.   A.   A.   Brown,   BA'45,   Box
ladysmith—Mrs. T.  R. Boggs,  BA'29,  Box  37.
nanaimo—Hugh B. Heath, BA'49, LLB'50, Box
parksville-qualicum—J.   L.   Nicholls,    BA'36,
BEd'53, Principal, Junior-Senior High School,
Qualicum Beach.
victoria—David Edgar, BCom'60, LLB'61, 2667
Capital   Heights.
Australia—Edmund E. Price, BCom'59, Box
3952, G.P.O.,  Sydney.
Uganda—Jane Banfield, BA,LLB'54, MA(Tor.),
Mary Stuart Hall, Makerere College, P.O.
Box 262, Kampala, Uganda.
united kingdom—Mrs. J. W. R. Adams, BA-
'23, Thurnham Grange, Thurnham near Maidstone, Kent, England.
United States
California, northern— (Chairman) —Charles
A. Holme, BCom'50, MBA(Western Ont.),
2478 33rd Avenue, San Francisco 16. SAN
Francisco—Dr. Oscar E. Anderson, BA'29,
MA'31, 185 Graystone Terrace; santa clara
—Mrs. Fred M. Stephen, BA'25, 381 Hayes
Avenue; Stanford—Harold J. Dyck, BA'53,
Building  315,  Apt.   14,  Stanford  Village.
California, southern—Los anoeles—Mrs. Elizabeth Berlot, BA'40, #40 - 3806 Carnavon
Way, Zone 27.
Chicago, Illinois—Mrs. Richard H. Thompson,
BA'59, 7631 North Eastlake Terrace, Chicago
Honolulu, Hawaii—-Donald M. McArthur, BA-
'21, 295 Wailupe Cir.
madison, Wisconsin—H. Peter Krosby, BA'55,
MA'58, PhD (Columbia), Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Wisconsin.
new york, new york—Miss Rosemary Brough,
BA'47, #4L-214 East 51st Street.
ohio—Mrs. Milford S. Lougheed, BA'36, MA
(Bowling Green), 414 Hillcrest Drive, Bowling
Portland, Oregon—Dr. David B. Charlton, BA-
'25, 2340 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 1048.
Seattle, Washington—Daniel M. Young, BA
'52, 5143 N.E.  54th Street, Seattle 5.
spokane, Washington—Don W. Hammersley,
BCom'46, 212 Symmons Building.
united nations—Arthur H. Sager, BA'38, c/o
United Nations, P.O. Box 20, Grand Central
P.O., New York  17, New York.
Other Countries
Israel—Arthur H.  Goldberg,  BA'48,  P.O. Box
1713, Haifa.
japan—Takashi    Kiuchi,    MA'60,    13,6-Chome,
ligura-machi,  Azabu, Minato-Ku, Tokyo.
SUDAN—Allan C. Brooks, BA'48, c/o UNTAB,
P.O. Box 913, Khartoum, Sudan.
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