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JUNE, 1952
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When National Newspaper
Awards were recently announced by the Toronto
Men's Press Club, naming
Canadian newspapermen for
outstanding accomplishment
during the past year. The
Vancouver Sun's Len Norris
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Editor, The U.B.C. Alumni Chronicle:
Move over Brit Brock and let another "trekker''
have his say about this silly business of American
football at U.B.C.
I, too, was jolted two years ago when, after
several years' absence, I returned to find U.B.C.
students playing "at" a game which, on this side of
the line, has become a caricature of all that the
word "sport" implies.
And before someone dismisses me as just another nostalgic and moribund "old grad", permit
me to refer to two recent articles in two American
magazines. They are: "Too Much Football", by
Allen Jackson in the October issue of The Atlantic,
and "No More Football for Us", by Father Guthrie
of Georgetown University in the October 13 issue
of The Saturday Evening Post.
The substance of these articles squares entirely
with my observation over the years of American
football as it is organized and "played" by universities in the United States.
Is there not some significance in the fact that
the new Athletic Director (I wish him well) comes
to U.B.C. from a college which is one of a growing
number that has abandoned inter-collegiate football?
I have yet to meet a member of faculty over
here, or for that matter, even a sports writer who
did not sneer at the "amateur" aspect of a business
which has become so big as even to defy control by
college administrations.
I also learn from the same issue of The Chronicle
that already there is a "Quarterback Club." Is it
composed of graduates still in the Rah! Rah! stage,
as is so often the case in this country? I learn, too,
that the team eats at a special "training table." No
doubt the next step will be "under the counter"
handouts, or open bribes laughingly called athletic
scholarships, pressure on the faculty to go slow on
the beefy imports, adoption of the two-platoon system and the spectacle of one player getting into the
game only when the kick for a point is called for.
Then U.B.C. can proceed toward bigger and better
stadiums, fire its coaches when games are lost, encourage its players to "take-out" the stars on the
other team and, in general, provide a Roman holiday for the howling citizens who at $4 a seat are
entitled to see broken bones.
And just in case I am accused of exaggeration, I
enclose a clipping from today's issue of The Seattle
Times. Read what George Varnell, dean of football
writers in these parts and a life-long booster for the
game, has to say about "rough and deliberately
illegal play" in this year's Pacific Coast Conference
and elsewhere.
In my considered opinion, there is nothing in
the American game for student or player that can
compare with the advantages offered by Rugby.
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THE     ROYAL     BANK     OF     CANADA
You can bank on the "Royal"
Published by the Alumni Association of
The University of British Columbia
Editor: Ormonde J. Hall, B.Comm., LLB.
Women's Editor: Leona Sherlock, B.A., '50
Board of Management:
President Gordon M. Letson, B.A.Sc, '26
Vice-President Douglas Macdonald, B.A., '30
Executive-Director    Frank Turner, B.Comm., B.A., '39
Treasurer G. Dudley Darling, B.Comm. '39
Second Vice-President         Mary McDougal
B.A. '3 3
Third Vice-President Prof. Tom Taylor,  B.A., '26
Chairman Publications Board Ormonde J. Hall, B.Comm.
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Past President James A. Macdonald, B.A. '40
Degree Reps.: Medicine, Dr. Frank Turnbull, B.A. '23;
Law, Perry Miller, LL.B. '48; Pharmacy, W. T. Ainsworth,
B.S.P. 'SO; Commerce, Don Miller, B.Comm. '47; Agriculture, Iain McSwan, B.S.A. '42; Social Work, Richard Clark,
B.A. '41; Home Economics, Muriel Gullock, B.H.E. '46;
Physical Education, Reid Mitchell, B.P.E. '49; Architecture,
Harry Lee, B.Arch. '50; Applied Science, Phil Stroyan,
B.A. Sc. '24; Forestry, Jack Roff, B.Comm. '47, B.S.F. '48;
Arts, Aileen Mann, B.A. '37.
Members at Large: David Brousson, B.A.Sc. '49, Fred
Grauer, B.S.A. '30, Jean Gilley, B.A. '27, Mrs. James Harmer, B.A. '40, Dr. W. G. Black, B.A. '22, Art Sager, B.A. '38.
Senate Reps.: Dr. Earl Foerster, Dr. W. C. Gibson, B.A.
Alma Mater Society Reps.: Vaughan Lyon and Terry
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VOL. 6, No. 2
JUNE, 1952
From the Ivy Vine by Ernie Perrault   6, 7
Geography Grads by J. Lewis Robinson      12
Personalities     11
Speaking Editorially             13
Women   ..     14,   15
Frankly Speaking     21
Published in Vancouver, British Columbia and authorized as second class mail
Post Office Department, Ottawa
*jror the l^ecord . . .
The Chronicle pointed out editorially in the last
issue what a boon the University is to the Community and how little most of us know of the many
services U.B.C. provides to the citizens of this province . . . we hate to harp on this subject but the
more one investigates the more one realizes the
importance of our Alma Mater ... an excellent
story by Ernie Perrault appears on pages 6 and 7
of this issue on the Summer School program of the
University Extension Department and we commend
it to you for interesting and valuable reading.
David Brock is back in this issue with another
chapter in "U.B.C. in 1992", on pages 8 and 9 . . .
do you recognize the four freshmen in the photograph?
Geography, which most of us study in high
school, but promptly forgot about in University, is
developing into one of the more valuable courses
now being given at U.B.C. and J. Lewis Robinson
describes its scope and the work of some of the
Geography graduates on page 12.
The University learned with sorrow this spring
of the death of G. L. "Pat" Fraser, Barrister, who
died suddenly whilst holidaying in California. He
was one of the early graduates of U.B.C. who went
into law and made an outstanding name for himself.
The Athletic picture at U.B.C. has been under
fire for some time and the recent resolutions of the
University Senate set out on page 18 will be of
interest to the sports-minded graduate . . . The
quiet, efficient work of "Bob" Osborne can be traced
in the development of our Athletic policy on the
The Canadian Bar Association is one of the
many organizations holding part of their Conventions on the campus this year and some of the interesting agenda is being directly held at the Law-
School . . . Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent is
opening the new Law School and making the principal address at Fall Convocation the first week in
The Chronicle has long been published by the
consistent help of a few generous writers and contributors . . . but with their own circle of interest
. . . and we of the staff would like very much for
all graduates who can write or advise of interesting
doings of graduates to help widen the appeal of the
magazine . . . therefore, please send in articles or
items that may be of interest . . . we particularly
appeal to out of town graduates and members of
the University Faculty . . . we can use your poems
and articles . . . you are the life of the Association
which the Chronicle tries to represent.
Our cover picture by student photographer Joe Quan
pictures a lovely graduating coed, Miss Constance Thompson of 6836 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, her arts degree
diploma and the smiling approval of R.C.M.P. Constable
D. G. Kinloch.
JUNE, 1952
Page 5 From the Ivy Vine
By E. G. Perrault
It's holiday time again ! The winter clouds have
rolled back; the sky has turned blue; and the boulevards have taken on the green, well-tailored appearance of a town in the throes of summer. Hundreds,
and probably thousands of people are suddenly
aware that they are in need of a change. The job is
losing its savour, and even the most patient of secretaries are unable to cope with the changing moods
of their bosses. Eleven months of high pressure
work have chained people to desks and machines;
a thousand routine tasks have left the population
physically jaded, and it is quite possible that many
of us, at the very moment we need a holiday, are so
dulled by the routine of work that our imaginations
are of no practical use. We are unable to make
Remember what happened last year because you
didn't plan? Suddenly there was only a week to go
before the office staff bade you au revoir. You went
to a resort recommended by a friend of a friend of
the family's and "put in time" among strangers. If
you were lucky you met kindred souls ; if not you
had to content yourself with your books, your fishing rod and indifferent companionship.
Suppose that you had six weeks to look forward
to. What a task would be involved in planning the
details of forty-two days of leisure time! You may
be one of those unfortunates who rates only a few
days of holiday this year, but whether you have two
months or two days of free time this summer there
is a scheme afoot out at Point Grey that may be
just what the Doctor ordered.
The University of British Columbia has, for some
years now, offered a "holiday with a difference". If
spectacular natural surroundings is a requisite for
the holiday seeker then the campus would suit the
most fastidious. You remember how it is—the University is set like a green and granite gem in a cup
of evergreens. There are sandy beaches within easy
walking distance, rose gardens, totem parks, a score
of fascinating activities, and a collection of men and
women, old and young, with a common purpose—
to give their minds and their bodies a complete rest
and a complete change. According to the modern
psychiatrist (and he sees eye to eye with the ancient
philosophers on this point) it is part of man's nature
not just to regard beauty but to try and create
beauty himself. No man is without this natural
drive, although many are discontented or down
right unhappy because they can find no outlet for
it, particularly in this age when machines eliminate
the need to create. A holiday, to be ideal, should
stimulate the mind as well as the body, the mind
before the body actually since the body is the instrument of the mind.
The University has taken these things into account in shaping its program of special summer
courses. As in the past, holidayers young and old
will come to the University for a few hours each
day over a six-week period to study and practice
various skills and arts. Some of them will take advantage of the early evening courses, arriving after
work, and eating a sandwich supper down at the
beach or on the lawns of the campus.
Instructors have been gathered in from all points
of the compass. Their experience is exciting, and
their personalities are stimulating; there's Nicholas
Goldschmidt, Conductor of CBC's Opera Company
and Musical Director of the Opera School of the
Royal Conservatory of Music. His Opera Festival
in Toronto, his national broadcasts of such operas
as "Carmen", "Peter Grimes", and "The Bartered
Bride" have made Canadians realize they are capable of producing their own fine opera.
Then there's Leonard Brooks, member of the
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and of the California Water Colour Society.   At present teaching
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THE U.B.C. ALUMNI CHRONICLE =  "A Holiday With a Difference"
at the Fine Arts School of San Miguel de Allende in
Mexico, his paintings have been exhibited in
Europe, England, the United States and Canada.
Reva Brooks, Mrs. Leonard Brooks, will be in
charge of the course in Creative Photography. Her
moving and objective photography has been praised
by such artists as David Alfaro Siqueiros and
Edward Weston, and she is represented in the permanent photography collection of the Museum of
Modern Art in New York.
Edith Heath is another of the artists whose work
is represented in a permanent collection in the
Museum of Modern Art. She is considered the
United States' leading artist-potter; not only that,
she conducts. a successful studio-factory in San
Francisco and her wares are on display in all the
leading art shops in the States.
Hal Painter will also be coming to the campus
from the United States. He is one of the eminent
young weavers in the San Francisco Bay area and
the owner of a progressive textile studio.
In charge of the elementary course in Creative
Weaving will be Mrs. Helen Ellis, one of the best-
known of B.C.'s weavers and teachers, who has
taught in previous summer sessions and at the
Youth training School at Acadia  Camp.
Hilda Ross will give the course in Elementary
Pottery. In addition to being a designer for the
Cottage Pottery, Pennsylvania, she is one of the
Vancouver artists who have helped the University
to develop its work in ceramics.
Cliff Robinson, who is in charge of all work in
art and handicrafts for the Department of University Extension, will be busy teaching two courses,
Creative Painting for Beginners and Batik Fabric
Decoration. A member of the Canadian Society of
Painter-Etchers and Engravers and of the Canadian
Society of Graphic Arts, he has exhibited in major
Canadian and American cities.
Finally we come to the Summer School of the
Theatre. Dorothy Somerset, its Director and Assistant Professor of Dramatics in the Department of
English, will be joined again this year by Sydney
Risk, formerly Head of the Drama Department of
the University of Alberta and founder and Director
of the Everyman Theatre; with them once again
will be Jessie Richardson, actress, theatre organizer
and distinguished costume designer and mistress all
in one. The exciting thing about this year's staff,
and testifying to the growing maturity of the
theatre in this country, is the fact that it is all-
Canadian.    The   staff   will   include   three   highlv-
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the Goodman Memorial Theatre in Chicago, actress
and director for the Kingston International Players.
U.B.C. Players' Club and the Everyman Theatre;
Donald Wilson, M.F.A. from Yale University
Drama Department, assistant this year to the head
director of the Department, winner of the 1950
Canada Foundation Theatre Scholarship; and John
Thome, M.A., in Theatre from Northwestern University, who has in the past two years directed and
acted in professional repertory theatre in the United
Here then is the blueprint for a holiday with a
difference—one where the surroundings are beautiful beyond compare, where the mind and the body
relax and refresh themselves in a series of stimulating experiences, where your chance of meeting
kindred souls and making lasting friendships is excellent. Perhaps you don't have to go out of town
this year after all. Perhaps the answer to your holiday problem lies out on the forested and flower-
bright campus of the University of British Columbia. The first of the courses will start on June 2nd
and the University' Department of Extension can
give you all the information you need.
And if the summer program at U.B.C, for some
reason, is out of your ken then don't forget the
Extension Library—a veritable mine of books on all
subjects. Take an armful with you on your holiday
trip. Librarian Edith Stewart is within phone reach.
She has been feeding hungry book worms for years.
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JUNE, 1952
By David Brock
In the last issue I was good enough to tell you
about the time I went to U.B.C. in 1992, Forty
Years On. Yes, and I drew you a picture, too, and
a reader complained it wasn't so good as Osbert
Lancaster. It wasn't meant to be good; it was
meant to be horrible. Osbert is an irresponsible
bloke who enjoys himself and encourages others to
do likewise (at an advertised price . . . pay no
more). You can tell by his prose that he enjoys
his own affectations, and you can tell by the people
who reverence him that they enjoy theirs. While
mocking architecture that sets itself up as something, he sets himself up as something, too (though
he didn't at first). This isn't like old Brocky at
all, and our reader was quite right to note the difference. Far from setting myself up, I always set
myself down, bang! The Royal Bumps, self-
Well. I shall now set myself down at U.B.C. in
1992 again. Permit me to report further about this
unusual expedition. T was 82 at the time. But my
faculties were keen. Yes. and my faculties were not
only keen but clean. Which is more than I can say
of many faculties I could name. Faculties which
used, in the bad old days, to encourage young
women to read D. H. Lawrence and then charge
their  parents  money  for  this  advice.
They a/re studying Lama ism, a new Faculty of
World Tolerance. The course consists of saying
"Om mane pad me hum" over and over again. They
say it means, "Paddling along to the Old Men's
Happily, the younger students of 1992 were unable to read at all. so they didn't fall under the
influence of Lawrence or anyone else in print, except possibly the author of what was then called A
Tragic Strip, about an ex-cowboy named Creep-
along Cassidy, who lived in the Old Men's Home.
All instruction was what was then called "visual."
This word implied that ordinary books had become
invisible. Only pictures were apparent to the naked
eye of youth. Since nobody was willing to get out
a Classic Tragics version of D. H. Lawrence, and
the National Film Board ran into insuperable snags
in attempting to shoot an educational version of
Lady Chatterley's autobiology (stet), life was made
that much simpler for the simple, And for the not-
so-simple also.
Incidentally, the time has come to divulge a
little story about D. H. Lawrence which seems the
final criticism of that writer of textbooks. A Vancouver judge met Lawrence in the flesh. When I
say flesh. I mean just that. D.H. was called D.H.
to distinguish him from Saint Lawrence, who was
not so apt to be mistaken for a concupiscent rabbit.
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Birks Building
Vancouver. B. C.
On his return to B.C., the judge was asked, by
some little snob or other, what he thought of his
godlike new acquaintance. "Oh," said My Lord,
"he didn't impress me as anything outside my
normal work. I mean, T send chaps like that to the
penitentiary almost every day."
Well, as I say, the smaller freshmen had lost the
gift of literacy. Partly because of reading too many
books about Spot and Puff and Dick and Jane in
the junior grades, and partly because their high
school teachers wanted them to shine in the photography class and the gym class and the salad-
making class . . . classes which made them Good
Citizens and taught them to Think for Themselves.
If people in the Middle Ages read books, then books
were damned. So the kids took to pictures, and
were encouraged by the Film Board, the P.-T.A.
and the authors of new "visual" textbooks. Also
by Life magazine. Mind vou, thev could spell
T-H-E B-A-D C-A-T S-A-f O-N T-H-R M-A-T.
But while spelling it, they rightly felt this had no
connection with reality, so their subconscious
usually made them spell it wrong as a protest.
The English Department gave up any attempt
at instructing these good citizens. At first, certain
professors of English, full of curiosity, began to
devise quizzes, to see what was going on in the
high school mind so high, so high. And these
General Knowledge tests were fair enough, in a
way, but any test is undemocratic if it shows up
the losers as only a little better than the winners.
So in the middle of 1992 the tests were abruptly
dropped, and the English Dept. was switched over
to Spanish, as being more in keeping with those
Latin-American rhythms which soothe the jangled
nerves of people who drink too much coke.
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I was able, however, to get a copy of the last
quiz, together with some answers, and I found the
whole thing extremely encouraging. Our young
people may not know anything, but at least they
have proved they don't care a damn, and that's the
main thing, I always say. It's good citizenship at
its ripest. Here are some sample questions and
Q. Who  was  Napoleon?
A. A well-known tenor whose name I forget.
Q. What was Mussolini?
A.  He was miscellaneous.
Q.  Have you read any good books lately?
A. No.    But they sound great.
Q. What  does  the  Catechism   mean  by "What  is
your name?    N or M"?
A. N. or M. spells Norm.    This could be short for
either Norman or Normal.
O. In   Normandy  there  is  an  apple  brandy  called
Calvados.    Why does the L.C.B. refuse to buy
this ?
A.  Because it is made from California avocados.
Q. What does L.C.B. stand for?
A. Human rights.
Q. What is a memento?
A.  Something  that  is  going  so   fast it  can't stop.
Like  Physics  1.
Q.  If you didn't learn anything at school, how about
learning something at home?
A.  My father is out teaching school and never gets
Q. What is spelling?
A. Spelling- is getting somebody to spell  you  off,
so you don't have to do it yourself.
Q.  Does education  matter?
A.  It certainly does.   Teachers have to eat the same
as others.
Q. What are the primary colours?
A. Blonde and brunette.    Or, in  French, blond et
I set a little one-question quiz myself. I asked
all the freshmen: "Who said: Except ye become as
little children, etc?" And they answered with one
voice: "The Department of Education." Well, if
unanimity doesn't make good citizens, I don't know
what does.
One thing that surprised me was the decay of
freakishness and eccentricity among the professors.
There seemed a sad decline in the supply of individuality. Professors once were colourful, but these
new blokes left a grey impression on me. This was
as democracy should be. of course, yet it failed to
thrill me. (My failure to be thrilled was a great
disappointment to King Harold Winch III and King
Aneurin Bevan II.) I asked another middle-aged
student of 82 what had happened to all the silly
old bastards who used to be around. And he said:
"Oh, those? You and I are now the silly old bastards ourselves."
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Tonite. tonite is Foto Nite,
Ef Eye half spellt tha durn theng rite.
Purrchaicnce Ay kinnot reed and wright,
Butt ivhutt cayr Ait Tiz Foto 'Nite!
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How very otherworldly
and how ludicrous and rare
That, in endowing a professor
You must proffer Mm a Chair,
As if he needed sittery
Like Granny toith her knittery
Or Pussy with her kittery
So softly free of care.
Well, now I am a wealthy man
I dream of chairs (and how!),
Including the electric chair
That cures each dream and vow.
Absent thee from felicity
And Schools of Domesticity . . .
A Chair of Electricity
Js all 1 need endoio.
David Brock
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Souvenir of the Royal Visit, 1951
Two versions of one song so grand,
If sung together, beat the band.
(Though both contain a lot of "stand
And stand and stand".)  Perhaps we should
Write just one more and make it good?
O  Canada,  I've  stood  and  stood ! D.
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(with all necessary apologies, and all due alowances)
"Hail, U.B.C,
Between the mountains and the sea!"
C doesn't rhyme with sea,
Except in French verse, you'll agree.
Both sounds are identical,
Which is not the same as rhyme.
So say "Wake Kopa konaway," which is Chinook for
"Not at all,"
And say it every time.
Hail, U.B.C,
Between the mountains and the sea,
Only you're not between them at that,
As half an eye can see, si, si, si.
Because the sea is between you and the mountains,
And not the other way around.
So let us say you are between the drinking-fountains
And the parking ground,
Nesika Mama.
Little Chief Humhum
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Page 10
at creating public interest in himself and his University, created a fashion note at the recent graduation
ceremonies by appearing in a new robe designed
for the occasion. Instead of his colorful robe en-
blazoned with the University crest, the President
appeared in a silver-braided robe, somewhat more
conservative than the previous one, dubbed by the
undergraduates as the "rising sun robe".
Barbara Horsfield of Vancouver and Anne
Choma of New Westminster, will travel to Europe
this summer to represent U.B.C. at the International Students Seminar on the continent . . . Barbara will go to Leiden, the Netherlands, whilst
Anne, who is majoring at U.B.C. in Slavonic-
Studies, will go to Yugoslavia.
Paul King, Arts '34, former editor of the Burnaby News-Courier, has joined the public relations
staff of the Powell River Co. where he will be
associated with another U.B.C. grad J. A. "Jock"
Lundie . . . Paul writes to say he will gladly supplv
any information re the paper making industrv to
the Chronicle and we are looking forward to an
article from him in the future for the magazine.
Dave Nichols, B.A. '42, is now in Olyinpia.
Washington, organizing the Western U.S. Division
of the Georgia Pacific Plywood & Lumber Co., one
of the biggest Lumber and Plywood organizations
in the United States.
William H. Q. Cameron, B.A. '33, Barrister &
Solicitor and staunch Alumni Association supporter, was in England recently conducting an Appeal
for the B.C. Electric Railway before the Privy
Council . . . Bill may have the honour of conducting
one of the last civil appeals to go before the Privy
Council from Canada as the last court of resort to
Canadians, henceforth will be the Supreme Court
of Canada in Ottawa.
Dr. W. Kaye Lamb, former University of B.C.
Librarian, who took his M.A. at Varsity in 1930,
has been appointed to the newly created post of
national librarian . . . The 48-year-old Dr. Lamb
won a two-year scholarship at the University of
Paris and received his doctorate at London University in 1933.
Another outstanding U.B.C. man, Dr. Gordon
M. Shrum, has been appointed a director of the
British Columbia Research Council.
The new technical officer at Centralia, Ontario,
R.C.A.F. station is Wing Commander V. R. Hill,
engineering graduate of 1936.
The Board of Trade transportation and customs
bureau recently awarded $500 in prizes to U.B.C.
Commerce students for outstanding essays written
about the various fields of transportation. Winners
were : Gerald Main, Victoria; John W. Long, Peach-
land ; Willis Louis, Vancouver; Charles A. Sigvard-
son, Port Moody; John MacMillan, New Westminster; Colin Jensen, Vancouver; and John Southcott, North Vancouver.
Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie, Canada's best
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Page 11 QeographyQrads Find Em ploy meet
in All Parts of Canada
The Geography Division of the Department of
Geology and Geography was expanded after 1946
and the courses are now under the direction of
f. Lewis Robinson, who was an exchange student at
U.B.C. in 1938-39. Dr. Henry Gunning is Plead of
the joint Department. Modern geography at university level applies many of the principles of geographical location and distribution to practical
problems of resource development and area analysis.
During the past few years undergraduate enrolment in geography courses has ranged between
650 and 800 students and there have been about
80 geography majors. Twenty-six students have
continued into graduate work in geography at
U.B.C. and are now placed as professional geographers in the fields of government, teaching and
Among the graduate students, the Geographical
Branch of the Federal Department of Mines and
Technical Surveys, Ottawa, has taken Brooke Cornwall, Charles Forward, Marion Matheson and Rona
Drinnan. The Dominion Travel Bureau is using
the services of Charles Marshall. The B.C. provincial government is now using geographers in
several positions: Don South is Assistant Director
of the Regional Planning Division; George Wood
is doing geographical studies for the Parks Division,
and is being joined this summer by Owen Jones
of this year's Honours class ; Alan Macdonald carried out field studies for the Land Utilization Survey before leaving this Spring to join the R.C.A.F.
Private organizations are also becoming aware
of the usefulness of geographers. Alistair Crerar
is the research analyst for the Lower Mainland
Regional Planning Board in New Westminster; his
wife,  Mary Lou, is just completing her graduate
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studies this year. Bruce Chilton is doing mapping
and air photo interpretation for the Aero Surveys
Company in Vancouver. Don Johnston is pioneering a new field of applied economic geography when
he joins the firm of McMahon and Burns, Investment dealers, this summer. Among other things
Don will study the soundness of the resource base
of cities  wishing  to  float  bonds.
Since U.B.C. is the only university in Western
Canada doing graduate work in geography, some of
our men have been placed in the other provinces.
Rhys Smith is geographer for the Calgary and
District Planning Office; Chester Brown is research assistant doing resource development for
the Saskatchewan government. Dr. Thomas R.
Weir, one of the first undergraduates to go on in
geography, is now Chairman of the Department
of Geography at the University of Manitoba.
Paralleling the development of geography' at
university level has been an expansion and improvement of geography teaching in the B.C. schools.
Many of the geography majors continue into the
Teachers Training program and thence into the
schools better trained to teach the coming generation something about world environmental conditions. Graduate students now teaching geography
in the school system are : Jack Drummond, Victoria ;
Marion Lewis, Chilliwack; Hal Odium, Kelowna;
and Arthur Dieno, Trail. The U.B.C. library has
2 ex-geography students; Doreen Taylor and Eleanor Cock, and until this spring also Mrs. Anna
Sumpton (Laubeck).
Three grauate students have continued their
geography studies in American universities and
should shortly be receiving the degree of Ph.D.
They are Albert L. Farley, Wisconsin; George
Rheumer, Illinois; and Gordon Taylor, Minnesota.
Mr. Farley was recently appointed geographer for
the B.C. Government. Charles Howatson has returned from the University of Washington to become Assistant Professor of Geography at Victoria
At the University, geography now occupies new
quarters in the lower north wing of the Forestry
and Geology Building (formerly Old Applied
Science). The map collection is one of the most
complete of all the Canadian universities. These
physical aids are assisting in the training of graduate geographers who can go forth equipped to meet
some of the problems of future Canadian area development. Behind this professional field, however,
lies the bulk of the student enrolment who are
taking geography courses because they want to
know more about the world. This "cultural" field—
that of telling students more about the physical,
economic and human geography of Canada and foreign areas—is one of the major functions of geography in the university.
—J. Lewis Robinson.
Page 12
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At various times, it has been asserted that institutions of higher learning—particularly public-supported Universities like the University of British
Columbia—have become almost pagan in their
teaching and that yesterday's students—today's
graduates—are sadly lacking in a good moral and
ethical approach to life.
In our own University and Province, the need
for at least some religious influence being present
on the campus was recognized some time ago, even
though the institution is non-denominational and
non-sectarian. As a natural avenue for student expression, numerous denominational and inter-denominational religious clubs were established. These
extra-curricular activities, along with the many
others, have filled a void in student life.
Academically, several Senate members have recommended a course on "Comparative Religion" to
be taught for University credit by competent, qualified persons. In addition, there have been repeated
requests for certain courses to be given in different
departments—open to all students, and to some extent, "parallel" to existing courses.
For the most part, however, there has been little
positive, progressive attempt to find a reasonable
solution to the problem and to provide some machinery, if you will, whereby all religions could be represented formally on the campus without discarding
the principles of the present essentially democratic
and objective University Act.
The answer to the problem seems to lie in the
experiment first tried by the University of Iowa.
That State University working on the premise that
religion, theoretically and practically, is inseparable
from education, established a School of Religion.
The idea of a School of Religion was born at the
State University of Iowa over 30 years ago and
has been an unqualified success. A special meeting
was called of the Senate Board of that University,
and of those religious leaders of the community who
carried responsibility for the spiritual welfare of
students. In due course, after conferences with
many people, and the gathering of many data, the
school was established on the following basis: a
group of trustees was elected to constitute the governing board of the school. These trustees, nine
representing the churches and six the University or
at large, met, and elected officers, and drew up a
constitution and by-laws.
It  was  first  thought  that  each  of  the  several
religious groups, that is, Jews, Catholics, and Pro-
JUNE, 1952
testants, should each support a professorship. This
plan was obviated bv the fact that a grant in the
amount of $35,000.00'was obtained from J. D. Rock-
erfeller, Jr.
The School of Religion was made a legal corporation and the chief question was—could a group
of teachers be found, representing different religious
faiths, possessing the proper academic preparation
and training, who could live and work together day
bv day, endeavouring cooperatively to achieve the
common objectives of the school, respecting each
other's differences, and at the same time functioning
in full loyalty each to his own faith?
During the early period of the school there was
a Jewish professor, a Catholic professor, and a Protestant professor, in addition to the administrative-
director. There were many differences of opinion,
but unity was achieved by doing nothing except
by common consent, and this policy, strangely
enough, provided the answer.
The Board of Trustees at Iowa has seen the!
development of a successful School of Religion there
because the policy of that Board has been to make
it clear that the school is designed to present the
facts of religion sympathetically but without indoctrination, to reveal both difference and likeness
among historic and contemporary religions, and to
provide for the study of the whole of religion in
human culture without obscuring any essential
element, least of all the significance in the life of
those who teach it, yet with no appeal for response,
from students except the appeal of all good education to broader and deeper understanding, to integrity and to self-fulfillment.
The University of British Columbia could well
learn the lesson of the -University of Iowa, and
establish a school of religion that would make available courses that were taught with conviction, but
taught fairly, honestly, and without indoctrination.
Page 13 ft
Now's the time of the year when all good graduates and all who can afford such luxuries leave "on
an extending trip abroad." Very nice fun if you can
get it. Among the lucky ones this summer are
Rosemary Byrn, Nancy Rennie, Betsy Ann Greer
and Peggy Parke who left for a look at all those
fascinating places in the travel folders. Freda Bailey
left a couple of months ago for England too and she
hopes to spend a year there and perhaps find a
job. Berta Hards is another one who's gone job-
hunting and pleasure tripping abroad. Among
those they might bump into in London, Paris and
wherever are Susan James, Gerry Mitchell, Maureen
Guild, Sheila McGivem and Sheila Graham who are
all spending the summer over there.
Beryl Reed who has been in charge of the Boys
and Girls department of the Public Library in
Welland, Ont. for the past three years has left
to assume library duties in Cardiff, South Wales.
An interesting position is in store for Mrs.
Marion C. Pennington, another one of our smart
UBC women grads. She has been assistant director
of Dalhousie University's school of nursing since
1949 and has now been appointed advisor to the
Turkish Government and will make her home in
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Ray and Diane (nee Cameron) McLeod who
were married recently are off on an extended
honeymoon. They left by car to see all they could
of this continent and dorr't know when they'll be
* *    *    *
Also off to far distant places are the William
Lindop Browns. Lindy, wife Jean (nee Soward)
and their two children left in mid-June for Port-of-
Spain, Trinidad, where Lindy has been posted.
* *    *    *
In the "new and interesting" jobs department—
Mary Allman who was head dietician at the Provincial Mental Home at Essondale for some years is
the new home economist for the Inspection and
Consumer Service of the P'ederal Department of
Fisheries, B.C. Area . . . Willa MacKinnon-is the
new program director at the Pender YWCA.
* *    *    #
Everyone heads east sometime or other in their
career and among those who've -got eastern postmarks on their mail are Russ and Anne Latham
and their two children. Russ is with CIL in Kingston. In Toronto with Doreen Rutldge and Pat
Johnson is Mary Tremaine who left in early spring
for the east. John and Grace (nee Flavelle) Ballem
are leaving to reside in Toronto sometime this
summer.    They'll  visit  in   Nova  Scotia  first  with
John's parents.
* *    *    *
Loving Bermuda and everything about it is Di
Des Brisay who left for that sunny spot when it
was still winter here.
* *    *    *
Leaving soon to be one of the many "occupation
brides" is Ruth MacKay (nee Vilstrup) whose
husband, Captain Doug MacKay is with the occupation forces in Germany. She'll be accompanied
east by Jean Umpleby, a fellow teacher.
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OPhyllis Webb (Arts '49) is in the east working
in St. Anne de Bellevue as secretary to the Dean
of MacDonald College. She's keeping up with her
creative writing as well and has had some of her
poetry printed in Northern Review and that wonderful new brainchild of our own UBC grads,
"P.M." Phyllis hopes to come west and spend some
time with her family in Victoria this summer. Next
September she's planning on going to Queens to
take her Masters.
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from every resort, whether you plan a fishing holiday,
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the recommended places. The service is free, and
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Page 14
Word from Smith College in Northampton,
Mass,, tells us of the graduation of Kathleen Margaret Cole, who took her B.A. in 1945 and her M.A.
in 1947 at UBC. She won the IODE Empire Scott
Memorial Scholarship in 1945 and has now received
her Doctor of Philosophy degree in botany and plant
genetics. She is also a member of Sigma Xi and
of the Botanical Society of America.
Did you know that the Greyhound breed is
nearly 4,800 years old? The Greyhound was used
as a coursing dog in Egypt by the Pharaohs, and
is mentioned by Ovid Zenophon (second century)
and Howell Dda's Welsh Laws (tenth century) and
Chaucer ...
Speaking of dogs . . . have you heard about
Vancouver's newest Dog Beauty Parlor? The
"Doggy-Wash" Beauty Parlor will groom and
beautify your dog, all at a very reasonable cost.
$2 Bathing, $1 for a pedicure, $3 for clipping and
$1 for a de-flea job. If you're going on a vacation,
they have boarding facilities in registered country
kennels by the sea. Telephone, the "Doggy-Wash"
Beauty Parlor at KErrisdale 0055, they will pick up
and deliver your dog. The "Doggy-Wash" Beauty
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A career of unusual distinction
in the field of education ended recently with the
passing of Dr.
Annie Bruce Jamieson in her 82nd
year. A most fitting tribute to her
46 years of public
service appeared
in the Editorial
columns of the
Vancouver Daily
'"She came to the
city 46 years ago
and, during practically the whole
of  that  time,  she
was    fighting    in     ANNIE BRUCE JAMIESON
some field or other J
for her ideals and for what she conceived to be the
public interest. In her time, she touched education
in Vancouver at practically every level.
"She began as a public school teacher at $50 a
month. She went on to high school teaching. She
became vice-principal of what was at that time the
largest secondary school in the community. She
served for 30 years on the Library Hoard. She was
a school trustee for 18 years.
"She was a member of the University Senate
27 years and of the Board of Governors six years.
And, in addition, she had her hand in all sorts of
movements looking to improved conditions in this
"Miss Jamieson was a woman of keen mind and
broad sympathies. But, while she looked high and
far, she kept her feet on the ground, and it was as
a practical educationist that she was most useful
to the various boards to which she gave her services
so generously, and with so little thought of herself.
"Before she retired from teaching, she was looking forward with keen delight to years of leisure
and travel. But the call to additional service came
in her election to the School Board in 1929, and she
immediately put aside her own desires to take up
the new duties which, she felt, she was peculiarly
equipped to discharge.
"The new duties went on and on and the opportunity to get away and see the world never presented itself again. But Miss Jamieson did not
regret her decision. In expending herself for others
she found her fulfilment. It will be a long time
before Vancouver again finds another citizen who
will serve her as long, as competently and as self-
The University of B.C. honoured Miss Jamieson
for her leadership by conferring upon her the Degree
of Doctor of Laws.
Her friends—former students, fellow teachers,
university associates and fellow citizens—are setting
up a Memorial Scholarship to bear her name.    To
perpetuate her spirit of public service, it is hoped
to award the scholarship annually to a Vancouver
High School student proceeding to university, one
who combines qualities of leadership and scholarship, and expresses an interest in community and
world  affairs.
The establishment of the Jamieson Memorial
Scholarship Lund was announced in the April issue.
The Scholarship is to be awarded to a Vancouver
High School student proceeding to university who
has shown sound scholarship, a genuine interest in
community affairs and qualities of leadership.
The goal of the Fund is $7000, the amount necessary for an annual award of $200. Friends are
asked to assist in making the scholarship possible
by sending contributions to the B.C.T.F. Office,
1644 West Broadway, Vancouver.
The Jamieson Memorial Committee has noted
with interest the warm response of those who have
been asked to help in the preliminary work of the
campaign. A busy housewife worked on lists because "Miss Jamieson was always a very special
person to me." A druggist put a sign in his shop
window: "I'd he glad to," he said. "Miss Jamieson
taught me."
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By Desmond Eadie, Comm. '54
George Puil will definitely return next season.
As a result, Head Football Coach Jelly Anderson is
looking forward to the best season American Football has had on this campus. Puil, who is an outstanding player in both American Football and
English Rugby, received his early education at King-
Edward High School. He came to U.B.C. in 1949
and in three years has picked up 3 letters and is a
starting half back. Although the smallest man,
both on the squad and in the Evergreen Conference,
Puil is one of the fastest and most deceptive U.B.C.
football players of all time.
With Fall Practices slated to get underway
September 15th, Puil will be joined by at least nine
other experienced lettermen. These men include Bill
Stuart, Al Ezzy, Leo Sweeney, Cal Murphy, Bob
Hindmarch, John Hunt, John MacDonald, Pete
Gregory and Dick Mathems. All of these lettermen
have played one or more seasons at first string
The coaching staff will be headed by Hjalmer
"Jelly" Anderson, who is starting his third year on
the campus and his second as Head Coach. Assisting Anderson are Dick Mitchell and Basketball
Coach Jack Pamfret. The Junior Varsity will be
handled by Dick Penn and Dave MacFarlane.
The graduation of Dave MacFarlane, the 1951
captain and mainstay of last year's squad will be
heavily felt, but his place as an inspirational leader
will be taken by the co-captains Bob Hindmarch
and Cal Murphy. Hindmarch, one of the campus's
all-round althletes, played Varsity Basketball and
Baseball before being sidelined for the year by a
broken leg suffered in the Tacoma game. Murphy,
a graduate of Vancouver College, was the sophomore quarterbackk who led the Birds to two wins
last year.
The 1951 schedule gets under way on September
27th with the Thunderbirds playing host to Whit-
worth College. The Birds play five home games
and three across the line in their first year as a full
member of the Evergreen Conference. Despite this
rougher schedule, followers are predicting at least
three and barring injuries which took such a heavy
toll  last season, possibly 4 wins.
Robert Robinette and Quarter-Back Club President
Harry Franklin pictured on Robinette's arrival here
last year
Robert Robinette, director of athletics at the
University of British Columbia, has retired from
that post upon the completion of one year of his
two-year contract.
No explanation of his resignation was forthcoming upon Mr. Robinette's return from the
United States in June of this year, but it is believed
that the new athletic policy at the University of
British Columbia dictated by the Senate had much
to do with Mr.  Robinette's decision to leave.
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The University Senate has approved the rcco-
mcndation of a Senate Committee which has been
studying athletic policies for the past year and
which will result in an intensified Freshman athletic
program. The first of these recommendations, effective in the academic year 1953-54, states that no
student shall be eligible to play on a University
first team unless he or she has attended the University of British Columbia, or the affiliated colleges
on the campus, or Victoria College, as a full-time
student for at least one winter session.
This new policy will lay emphasis on the discovery and development of on-campus talent.
The second U.B.C. Senate resolution reaffirms
the requirement of adequate academic standing on
the part of those participating in University athletics.
The Senate Committee gave consideration to:
1. The current widespread re-examination of the
nature of amateurism in University athletics.
2. The University's obligation to students arriving for the first time on the campus and the need
for these students to secure the academic standing
which would enable them to continue successfully
at the University, and
3. The desirability of having freshmen compete
in the first instance with others of equivalent competence and experience.
The provision regarding transfers will, beginning
in the autumn of 1953, exclude any students from
participating in first-team athletics until they have
completed successfully one year's work at this
University. This means in effect that they cannot
come to U.B.C. from any other Canadian or American University or junior college and play on the
first-team during their first year of attendance.
The third resolution reaffirmed Senate's earlier
stand against the establishment of athletic scholarships. U.B.C. has not, to date, had either athletic
scholarships or an athletic loan fund. All three
U.B.C. resolutions are based on those of the Committee of College and University Presidents in the
United States, which are in substance as follows:
1. Athletic scholarships should be forbidden. All
scholarships should be given strictly on the basis
of a student's educational ability and economic need.
2. No freshman should be allowed on varsity
teams. Junior college and other transfers would
wait for a full year before being allowed to play.
3. No one shall play on any varsity team who
is carrying a condition, or who has not made an
average of at least 50% in the preceding spring
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A graduate of University of B.C., Jacob Biely,
is new head of the UBC poultry husbandry department.
Professor Biely, who has been with the department since 1935, succeeds Prof. E. A. Lloyd, who
has been at the university for 32 years, and is now
Professor Lloyd has been named "professor
emeritus" by the UBC board and senate.
Graduating in 1926, Professor Biely took a
master's degree in science at Kansas State College
and a master of science in agriculture degree at
His fields include poultry nutrition, pathology
and management, in which he has an international
Miss Kathleen Margaret Cole, daughter of Mrs.
Charles Cole of 1521 Jefferson Ave., Hollyburn,
British Columbia, was granted her degree of Doctor
of Philosophy in Botany and Plant Genetics at
Smith College, June 9.
Miss Cole, who received her B.A. in 1945 and
her M.A. in 1947 from the University of British
Columbia was the recipient of the Imperial Order
Daughters of the Empire Scott Memorial Scholarship in 1945. She is a member of Sigma Xi and of
the Botanical Society of America.
The subject of her thesis is "The Primary and
Secondary Trisomies of Datura Stramonium and
Their Influence on  Species Chossability."
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Reprinted from the Nanaimo Free Pres
Dr. R. Earl Foerster, chief biologist jf the Pacific Biological Station, was unanimously elected
president of the Mid-Island Branch of the U.B.C.
Alumni Association at the inaugural meeting held
in the Tideview Hotel. Miss Betty Drummond was
acclaimed secretary of the new group.
A special feature of the well-attended dinner was
the second "U.B.C. Capsule College" staged in this
province, an event which was a real meeting of
"Town and Gown". Speakers were Dr. William C.
Gibson, head of U.B.C.'s Neurological Research
Department and Crease Clinic, Dr. V. C. (Bert)
Brink, Department of Agronomy, and Prof. Robert
P. Osborne, Head of the School of Physical Education. Moderator was Alumni Director Frank J. E.
Dr. Brink exploded a myth by stating that "approximately 95% of Aggie grads are directly
engaged in agricultural pursuits or in fields closely
allied to agriculture". He also pointed that
"U.B.C.'s Agriculture Faculty, through research
and co-operation with the Provincial Department of
.Agriculture, is in contact with almost every person
in this province."
"Although we are primarily concerned with
teacher-training in the physical education field,"
said Prof. Osborne, "we are also trying to help
supply the ever-increasing demand for leaders in
B.C.'s community centres. At present, we can't cope
with it and I hope that many more young people
will realize the opportunities in this interesting profession."
Prof. Osborne, who is an executive member of
the British Empire Games (Canada) 1954 Society,
declared optimistically "that the '54 games in Vancouver should be one of the highlights in the history
of athletics in this province."
Dr. Gibson, one of the elected members of
U.B.C.'s Senate asserted that a "university teaching hospital could well be a central provincial diagnostic clinic and of inestimable value to people all
over British Columbia."
Following their talks, the three members of the
Capsule College faculty, answered personal queries
on a wide range of university topics.
lvxecutive of the Mid-Island branch will include
Ed Barradaugh, Jack Rogers, R. V. McLean and
R. Jamieson. Aid. Elsie Hall attended the college
on behalf of the mayors.
Preparation . . .
Congratulations to the graduates
of '52 . . . and to the old grads
too! HBC is proud to serve you
... to plan with you for a better
and brighter tomorrow.
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For the most part, Editor Ormy Hall and members of the Alumni Board of Management don't wish
to see too much written about the Alumni-U.B.C.
Development Fund in the Chronicle. They feel,
and rightly so, that an annual announcement of the
results, general objectives, names of Fund Directors,
and several brief progress reports during the year
are sufficient.
With that in mind then, it can be reported that
at press-time this issue, more than 1900 individuals
have contributed a total of $15,600.00. For comparison purposes, it should be noted that the best
participation total in any of the previous three
years' operation of this annual giving programme
was 1945, and the highest aggregate amount $17,-
327.00. This means of course that with just a little
more personal support before the end of the '52
drive (August 31st), U.B.C. alumni will establish
new records in both participation and amount totals.
If you'll  forgive me just this  once,  I'd like to
tell   you   just   how   one   alumnus,   Les   McLennan
(Class of '22), feels about this Fund plan.    "I can
certainly  recommend  it  to  any alumnus,"  declared
Les, "I regard it as the best in Canada, in a modest
way.    It is on a sound basis and well-managed."
"Not   only   is   it   helping   a   number   of   students
through scholarships, but it is also assisting extra
projects that are essential but not covered by the
U.B.C. budget.    Everything considered, the  Fund
does provide a channel through which we can assist
the University in its work."
*    *    *    *
Congratulations to Dr. R. Earl Foerster, first
President of the newly-formed Nanaimo and District
Branch and the others elected to the Branch executive. The inaugural general meeting, featuring the
second "U.B.C. Capsule College", was a well-
attended, successful affair . . . Enjoyed meeting
with Ottawa Branch executive members Pat Cockburn and Lachie MacRae (B.A. '36) in the Capitol
City. Lachie's now Director, Scientific Information
Service, Defense Research Board. In Ottawa, also
renewed acquaintances with Instr. Cdr. Ken Miller,
now Director, Naval Education, and Lieut-Cdr. and
Mrs. Irvine Ritchie (nee Nellie Harston—both B.A.
'35), and Dr. John Davis (B.A.Sc. '39 and Rhodes
Scholar of that year) . . . Dr. George Davidson,
Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare (B.A. '28),
is the new President of the Ottawa Chapter . . . Am
very much indebted to the Roy Jacksons (Roy, B.A.
'43, is Toronto Chapter President) for their gracious
hospitality whilst in Toronto . . . Alan Johnston
(B.A. '51) dropped into the office for a moment
before embarking for New York, England and the
Continent on an extensive tour. Bon voyage Alan!
. . . Up from sunny Southern California came W. H.
(Bill) Christie (B.A. '27) for a visit when your
Director was unfortunately in the East. Sorry to
miss you Bill. . . . Retired School Teacher Arthur
E. White (an Alberta grad who took his Teachers'
Training at U.B.C.) would have no trouble at all
"fielding" an all-male, all-U.B.C. grad quartette—
his four sons Charles, Pat, Bill and Dennis! C. E. T.
(Charlie), who graduated in Engineering in '42 is
now with CM. & S. and Secretary-Treasurer of the
Trail U.B.C. Alumni Branch. P.C. T. (Pat), B.A.
'46, is now studying at Cambridge for his PhD,
having won a $1500 Rockefeller Scholarship, W. A.
T. (Bill), B.Com. '48. is in Ottawa, while D. R. T.
(Dennis), B.A. '51, is the only one left in Vancouver. We salute you Sir and Sons! Walt Ewing,
Treasurer of the Seattle Branch, is now with Wm.
H. McGee & Co., while Seattle Secretary Rosemary
Hodgins is now with Swett & Crawford in the
Puget Sound City . . . Congratulations to Mrs. C.
MacLeod (nee Joan Bruce, B.A. '41), President of
the Penticton Branch and Branch members for
successfully sponsoring the appearance there of the
Winnipeg Civic Ballet in June. . . . Genial Jim
Nevison (B.A. '43, B.A. '44), dropped in and told
us of the present "whereabouts" of Charlie Farina
(B.A. '44), and Vernon Menzies (B.S.A. '45). Vernon, who started operations just under 3 years ago.
has his own ice cream company in Turlock, California, the Penguin Ice Cream Company and
Charlie joined the organization this Spring. Jim.
incidentally, is now with London Life in Vancouver.
. . . Received a nice note from Art Buller (B.A. '33)
who says "I'm now in Cyprus with my wife and
three boys . . . and hope to be here another two and
a half years at least ..." You can reach Art c o
Cyprus Mines Corp., Skouriotissa, Nicosia, Cvprus.
. . . It's now Flying Officer Kenneth F. Smith,
R.C.A.F. Ken (B.A. '50), and his wife, nee Ann
Olson (Nursing '50) "Look forward to receiving the
Chronicle each issue . . ." Take a bow Mr. Editor!
. . . H. S. (Pete) Fowler (B.A.Sc. '33) has been
promoted to General Superintendent of the Kaiser
Company's newly-established fluorspar mining and
milling department in Nevada . . . All Hail U.B.C.
in Caracas, Venezuela! Of the 5 officers in the
Canadian Consulate there, three are U.B.C. grads :
Ormand Dier (B.A. '41), Frank Clark (B.A. '40;
LL.B. '48), and David B. Laughton (B.S.A. '48.
B.Comm. '49) . . . Good luck to John Haar (B.A.
'50 and a Past-President of the U.B.C. Legion and
A.M.S.) in his new, important position as .Assistant
Director, U.B.C. Extension Department . . . Bouquets to Sub-Lieut, W. E. (Bill) Razzell, RCN (K).
and a B.A. '52, upon winning a Research Assistant-
ship at the University of Illinois. Bill will study
for his PhD in Bacteriology at the same time . . .
(Continued on Page 25)
JUNE. 1952
ge 21 Conversation a La Carte
What is there to talk about? Death and taxes,
Life and liberty, and happiness, and love. All the
things that go into this fascinating, exhausting job
of being a human being.
And where to talk about it? In a Great Books
group, of course. Thousands of people all over
Canada and the United States are enthusiastically
setting aside one night every two weeks to meet
with their friends and neighbors and thrash out
these problems, using the ideas of the Great Authors
as their starting point. It's amazing how they can
start out with what happened to Plato 2,000 years
ago or to St. Augustine in 386, and end up with the
same problem as it appears in today's headlines, or
as we see it happening to the family down the street.
Or, all too often, to ourselves. This is where the
fascination lies. A Great Book is one that has
lasted through the years—or centuries—because in
it the author treats one of the basic problems of
mankind, and in it many readers have found answers
or approaches to the problems they encounter in
their own living.
But more than the stimulation of the author is
the excitement and enthusiasm of the group. If
you think of the average Book Group as a stodgy
crew, fidgeting through a torpid review of some current work until they can sup on tea and tired
crumpets, you are in for a surprise on a visit to a
Great Books Group. You will find ten to twenty
people seated around a table. They come from
all walks of life. Mr. X over there is a Ph.D., but
his word is challenged freely. Little Mrs. Y., who
looks as though she spent her time mothering a
brood of children, is listened to attentively, as one
who certainly should know what the business of
living is. The members come from all walks of life
—doctors, plumbers, lawyers, housewives, nurses,
teachers, merchants—perhaps even a few thieves.
Who knows? But they have in common a lively interest in the world about them, a taste for conversation on a level above "who went where with
whom" and "what was the score in the fifth inning",
and a willingness to pit their own ideas against
those of the author and one another. And it makes
a lively group.
At the head of the table we find two persons
known as "leaders". Their job is not to direct or
channel the discussion, but to stimulate it by questions, and keep it from straying to fields that have
no connection with the book of the evening. An
ideal discussion is one in which the leaders start
with "All right, let's go," and then sit back and
listen until they call time two hours later. And an
ideal leader is one who never lets the group suspect
what his own opinion on the subject is.
The appeal of the Great Books groups is so great
that since the National Foundation was established
four years ago there are more than 100,000 people
enrolled throughout the world. The movement has
centered in the United States, principally because it
originated at the University of Chicago during the
Turbulent Thirties, under the nimble direction of
Robert Maynard Hutchins and Mortimer Adler,
who taught us all "How to Read a Book." In
Canada there are many groups. Toronto and Montreal both have initiated programs, and Vancouver
and New Westminster have a thriving series of
eight groups sponsored by the Vancouver Public
Mr. E. S. Robinson, Librarian, and Mrs. Edith
Evans, Public Relations Librarian of the Vancouver
Library, have been very actively promoting the
Great Books program, and their interest and enthusiasm have been instrumental in bringing to the
Pacific Northwest a representative of the Great
Books Foundation, Mr. John Lyons, whose headquarters are in the Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma,
Mr. Lyons reports that in addition to the programs in Vancouver, New Westminster, Seattle and
Tacoma ,there are groups as far afield as Calgary,
Alberta, and North Fraser, B.C. This summer he
will conduct a seminar in Great Books for the
Summer School of Education in Victoria.
So if you would like to spend two hours ever)'
two weeks at something more stimulating than
bridge and more rewarding than the movies or
radio, get in touch with Mrs. Evans at the Vancouver (Telephone MArine 5321), or Mr. Lyons in
Tacoma, and they will direct you to an existing
group or help you form a new group among your
friends. Then, like thousands of others, you will
find pleasure and profit from the Great Books and
their wise and witty authors.
No lettered person now need vex
Himself about the alphabet.
All any person needs is X
Upon a ballot-paper set.
Why, merely through the little labours
Of writing X, that magic star,
We're capable of fudging neighbours
And what their needs and duties are.
BAyview 1414
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Northern California
Mr. and Mrs. Lynne Pickler (Margaret Clark
'22) were hosts to the local branch on Saturday,
June 7th, at their home in Berkley. At the party a
selection of Canadian documentary travel and art
films in sound and colour were furnished by the
courtesy of the Canadian Consulate and refreshments were served later in the evening.
Good news from the Northern California Branch
was that it has ben suggested that a small cocktail
or tea party for U.B.C. arrivals in that area as a
gesture of welcome be planned, and Percy Byron,
Harold Offord of the University of California and
Stanford have agreed to act as welcoming committee for new students.
Mrs. Wadell (Laura Pim '17) and her husband,
who is a Chaplain in the U.S. Army, are now stationed in Germany.
Secretary-Treasurer Byron Straight resigned
last fall and returned to Vancouver, and Margaret
Coope '30, has kindly volunteered to act as the new
secretary-treasurer. One of Margaret's first acts
was to acknowledge the contribution from Ed.
Verner '33, and a donation from the members attending the recent business meeting.
Lenore Glenn Offord, whose "Gory Road" and
"Criminal Investigation Department" appear in the
Sundary Chronicle, was recently awarded a special
"Edgar" by the mystery writers of America. Lenore
is the author of a number of successful mysteries.
The local branch is losing good friends Les and
Cora McLennan who were responsible for organizing and maintaining the interest of the Northern
California Branch. The McLennan's have settled
in Fullerton, and their address is 917 Sierra Vista
Drive,  Fullerton, California.
Don Shaw '22, is in charge of the local drive for
the U.B.C. Alumni Development Fund. Contributors are asked to make their cheques payable to
U.B.C. Alumni Development Fund and mail same
to Don Shaw, 1955 29th Avenue, San Francisco 16.
Office Telphone: Yukon 6-5716.
Class of '22 Reunion
The Class of 1922 Reunion has planned for a
gathering of classes on Friday afternoon, July 4th
for a tour of the campus and inspection of recently
constructed buildings and installation.
The assembly will be held in the Sedgewick
Memorial room of the Library.
That evening at 7:00 oclock there will be held
the 30th reunion dinner of the class, and on July 5th,
the class picnic isplanned , the details of which have
not yet been worked out. The welcoming committee
in charge of arrangements consists of Miss Marjorie
Agnew, Dr. W. G. Black, and Dean Blythe Eagles,
This is a brief report of a U.B.C. Alumni meeting that was held here in Ottawa recently.
We met at the Carleton College Auditorium on
Saturday, April 26th, at 8:30 p.m. Approximately
50 alumni were in attendance.
Dr. George Davidson acted as chairman of the
evening in the absence of Mr. A. J. Nash, president,
who was away from the city at the time doing post
graduate work.
Dr. George Davidson acted as chaiman of the
alumni speakers, J. Sinclair, M.P. for Coast Capil-
ano, and E. D. Fulton, M.P. for Kamloops. The
topic of both speeches was "What's Going on in
British Columbia Today" with Mr. Sinclair concentrating on recent coast developments and Mr.
Fulton describing events in the interior of the
Dr. Jack Davis thanked both speakers at the
conclusion of the speeches and a <|iiestion-and-
answer peariod. Dr. Davis, as chairman of the
Nominating Committee, then presented a slate of
officers proposed by this committee to act in the
following year. Nominations were thrown open,
but the list of officers drawn up by the Nominating-
Committee were unanimously elected. These officers
include: President, Dr. George Davidson ; Vice-
President, Bob Thain; Secretary, Pat (Cowan)
Cockburn; Assisting Committee, R. L. MacRae,
Don Munroe and Ron Chorlton.
The meeting was then closed and all adjourned
to the Cafeteria for refreshments.
I trust that this report will give you a rough
idea of a very successful meeting.
—Pat Cockburn, Secretary.
Apt. No. 1,
2171 St. Catherine St. W.,
Montreal, P.O.
May 2, 1952.
U.B.C. Alumni Ass'n,
Brock Hall-
Just a change of address for future "Chronicle"
issues.    My former one was 4402 West 7th Ave. in
Also a note of interest about Bill Clark—of
"Clarks' Soups" here—and Joan Husband—both of
class '50. Joan and Bill are happily married—have
a lovely five month old son they call "Went}" and
a house that's an architect's dream. In fact, that's
what it was. Had a Christmas Eve around the
fireplace this year, along with ex-UBC'ers George
and Deanie (Richmond) Petrunia and Phil and
Betty (Gray) Chartrand. Each of the couples have
so far produced one future alumnus.
Me—well, I'm a disgustingly contented addition
to CBC's International Service—and all I'm pro
ducing is radio programs.
Good luck,
Mary  MacKenzie.
JUNE. 1952
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Roderick Haig-Brown Speaker at
Congregation Ceremonies
The Baccalaureate service for the graduating
class of 1952 on Sunday, May 11, in the Brock
Building commenced a six-day ceremony attending
the graduation of 1200 University students on the
The Baccalaureate service was conducted by
Dr. W. S. Taylor, principal of Union College.
Wednesday, May 14, the graduating class held
exercises in which the Class Will and Prophecy
was read and a class tree was planted in a boulevard
representing 37 years of University life in this
Degrees and diplomas were conferred on Thursday and Friday and honorary degrees were granted
to Mr. Percy Spender, Australian Ambassador to
America, Mr. Chris Spencer, Mrs. Nancy Hodges,
Speaker of the Provincial House, Prof. Henry Ashton, retired head of U.B.C.'s Department of French,
and Roderick Haig-Brown, noted author and wildlife authority.
Mr. Spender was congregation speaker on the
Thursday and Mr. Roderick-Haig Brown on the
Mr. Haig-Brown warned the graduating students
that they did not own Canada but merely had a
lease on this country. He advised the students to
keep Canada honourable, solid and lasting and not
use the country for a "quick clean-up". He told the
graduates that they were equipped to go out and
make a quick clean up, "buy a couple of Cadillacs
and die with all the lights burning in a big house
in the best residential district." "But," he said,
"The next day they will weep over your grave and
bury more than your share of Canada with you."
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R. (Dick) Sephton (B.A. '51) is also "past-grading"
at the University of New Mexico . . . the Stan
Williamsons ('35—nee Ruth Lundy) and their two
sons are now Montreal residents. Stan is Superintendent of Shell Oil's new petrochemical plant
there ... J. B. G. (Bill) Cooper (B.A. '47) was
another "pre-embarking" visitor. Bill, who is
France-bound, informed us that Mary Lenore
Niblock (B.S.A. '52), and IPeter Niblock (B.C.Sc.
'49) are now in Lancashire, England . . . Naomi
Grigg (B.Comm. '47. B.A. '48) is now working in
U.B.C.'s Law Faculty . . . Wilf Pendray (B.S.A. '38)
is now on the Chief Forester's Staff, B.C. Forest
Service, in charge of the Grazing Division, Range
Management . . . Congratulations and best wishes
to Dr. W. H. (Harry) Hickman (B.A. '30), upon
his appointment as Principal, Victoria College.
Harry succeeds the late popular and esteemed Dr.
John M. Ewing in this important position . . . All
interested in starting a New Westminster & District
Branch please contact Miss Rosalie Haakonsen,
307 - 5th Street, New Westminster or your Director.
. . . R. S. MacKay (B.A.Sc. '50), who went to England on a 2-year English Electric Co. Fellowship,
dropped us a line to let us know that he's now been
given a year's leave of absence to take a post-grad
course in Hydro Power Engineering at the Imperial
College of Science and Technology. "Mac" supplied us with a wonderful list of names of alumni
in U.K. . . .
Attending the Annual B.C. Hospital Association's Conference at U.B.C. were Mr. and Mrs.
Laurie Nicholson. Laurie, who was one of the
stars of the U.B.C. Canadian Title Basketball Team
of 1931, is now operating representative of the
C.M.&S. Company's ten million dollar Kimberley
Fertilizer Plant.
L^onoratu-latloni to L/radi. L^laii of  32
"Puritan   Products"
Arthur  Fouks, 41
R.R. 1,  Eburne FR. 1126
Dr. Alexander N. Charters became Dean of
University College, adult education division of
Syracuse University, on June 1. He succeeds Kenneth G. Bartlett who has resigned from his adult
education post in order to give full time to his public
relations and radio-television positions at Syracuse
University. Dr. Charters has been a member of the
Universitv College administrative staff since September, 1948.
A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Dean
Charters attended the University of British Columbia for his under graduate work. He received
the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in
1948, calling his dissertion an "Evaluation of the
Development of Thinking by Participation in Adult
Education Programs."
Dr. Charters joined the UC staff as assistant
to the dean in charge of degree programs. He became assistant dean in June, 1950. Since his arrival
in Syracuse he has taken an active part in all phases
of adult education and has watched UC mushroom
from a small extension school to a 3000-student
evening school offering short courses, foreign tours,
summer workshops, and more than 2000 regular
A native of Prince Edward Island, Dr. Arnold
Whitney Matthews, has been appointed Dean of
Pharmacy at the University of British Columbia, a
Senate and Board of Governors spokesman announced today.
Dr. Matthews has had a distinguished career in
pharmacy, both as an educator and as an active
worker in the advancement of pharmacy in Canada.
He joined the staff of the School of Pharmacy at
the University of Alberta in 1923 and became Director of the School in 1942, serving in this capacitv
until 1946. He has been Director of the Canadian
Foundation for the Advancement of Pharmacy since
its creation in 1945 and serves as honorary seeretarv
and chairman of the Committee on Pharmaceutical
Education and Research. He was instrumental
along with a small group of others in bringing about
the first Dominion-wide meeting of faculties of
Pharmacy in 1944 at which time the Canadian Conference of Pharmaceutical Faculties was organized.
In 1945 he was appointed Director of Research
of Rexall Drugs Limited and relinquished this post
in June, 1951, to become President of the Riker
Pharmaceutical Company. Dr. Matthews does not
limit his interests to pharmacy but was closely
associated with the organization of the Western
Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union and served
as its secretary for many years. He is a past president of the Alberta Golf Association, the Royal
Canadian Golf Association and the Canadian Rugby
Union. He is at present a member of the Board of
Governors of the Canadian Rugby Union. While a
resident of Alberta he represented the province on
both Willingdon Cup and Macdonald-Brier teams.
JUNE, 1952
John Long to Evelyn Lister.
John McNiven to Shirley Anderson.
Arthur Ryan to Margaret Morison.
Frederick Pike to Joyce Leith.
Donald Lyall to Marigold MacKenzie.
Donald Sutton to Elizabeth Best.
Clive McQueen to Peggy Lord.
Robert (Buzz) Walker to Rita Marie Welsh.
Edward Kermode to Ruth Lane.
John Milroy to Barbara Ann Brown.
Donald Cameron to Christine Wiffin.
Walter Findlay to Beverley Scott.
Bruce Boyd to Margaret Jane Macintosh.
Wallace Nicholl to Betty Reid.
Thomas Baird to Nancy Carter.
George Goold to Joan Kerr.
Donald Thompson to Sheila Astbury.
Joan Seddon to Elisabeth McCall.
John Collum to Joan Wilcox.
David John Laidman to Shelia Gibson.
William Robert Montgomery to Natalie Nairn.
William Pearson to Maxine McClung.
Peter Forward to Marilyn Lough.
Barry Sleigh to Joan McLean.
Douglas Tasker Cook to Elaine Hopkins.
Glenn Milne to Margery Campbell.
Ian Allen to Jacqueline Bend.
Charles McConville to Barbara Reifel.
Raymond McLeod to Diane Cameron.
John Macgowan to Mary Coulson.
John Oliver Wheeler to Nora Hughes.
David Whiteside Smith to Miriam Miller.
Scipio Merler to Margaret Hodgson.
Robert Arthur Wallace to Gwynneth Knowlton.
Derek Carrigan to Joyce Vawden.
Kenneth Norman Scott to May Bury.
James Henry Moynes to Dorothy Clerkson.
Donald Bodie to Frances Antle.
Ian MacKenzie to Joan Manning.
William Reddy to Ian Treen.
John Douglas MadPhail to Beverly Moon.
Donald Erickson to Eleanor Strachan.
Richard Fee Johnson to Joanne O'Flaherty.
James Miller to Marianne Weldon.
John E. Walker to Lois MacMillan.
Marco Gandossi to Sheila Blois.
Dr. Eric Lawrence Smith to Sheelagh Sheeler.
Laurence Roche to Jocelyn Baker.
William Freeman to Beverley-Jeanne Scott.
Terrence Carson to Carolyn Wright.
Donald Cunliffe to Eileen Yoxall.
Hugh Ross to Mary Patricia Burrows.
Harold Benson to Gladys Tomlinson.
Jack Faghin to Timmie Raport.
William Watts to Joan Clark.
Rolf Mourn to Peggy Aveling.
William Monk to Beverley Smithson.
Angus Carmichael to Anne Ewing.
Jack Armour to Martha Philpott.
Ted Moir to Rae MacLean.
Charles Arthur to Elseke Van Berkum.
Donald E. Sharpe to Audrey D. Richmond.
Tom S. Scott to Yvonne Mart.
Kenneth L. Boe to Olive C. Sweetnam.
To Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Houghland, (Ellanor
Hall), a boy.
To Mr. and Mrs. William Botting, a boy.
To Mr. and Mrs. Murray Sager, a boy.
To Mr. and Mrs. Laird Wilson, in Boston, a boy.
To Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Brooks, in Climax, Colorado, (Billie Wadds), a girl.
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Jukes), a boy.
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To  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Allan  McGill  in   Capetown,
South Africa, a son.
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British Columbia.
Page 26
When you first savor a morsel
of PARAMOUNT canned salmon on your fork . . . you
KNOW . . . better than any
words could tell, that you are
enjoying the World's finest
to turn ideas
into money
Many an idea inspired by a university education has been helped to
grow and develop into a successful
enterprise through the many-sided
banking services of The Dominion
You are invited to visit the nearest:
branch. We can help you with your
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Est. 1871
New York Agency
49 Wall Street
London, England, Branch
3 King William St., E.C. 4
The Honourable E. W. Hamber, Director
Reg. F. J. Ford, Manager
JUNE,  1952
Page 27 The'know-how'that
goes into Canada's
largest mine hoist
drives.. •
Mi33 Susan '/. MacKenaie,
640". N. W. Marine Dr..
Vancouver, B. C.
A 4,500/9,000 hp motor-driven hoist at a Northern
Ontario mine which is designed to handle over 400
tons of ore an hour from a depth of over 4,000 feet.
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goes into every
piece of electrical
equipment we make
Although few people have occasion to buy
a huge G-E mine hoist motor, it is important to remember that every piece of equipment this company makes is better because
of experience gained in many fields of
electrical design, manufacturing and application. This "Know-how" is the basis of
the quality, and continual improvement of
G-E products. Through sixty years,
Canadian General Electric has maintained
its leadership by a happy combination of
forward thinking, fine products, fair
policies and good service. It is called upon
to help with many big projects in the
application of electric power which raises
output and cuts costs in the nation's
Available to you—no matter how large
or small your electrical problem—is this
wealth of seasoned experience. Simply get
in touch with the nearest of the 31 C-G-E
sales and engineering offices.
HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO —Sales Offices from Coast lo Coast MCGE-252T
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