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Volume  16,  No.  2 — Summer,  1962
Frances Tucker. BA'50
Cecil Hacker, BA'33, chairman
Inglis (Bill) Bell, BA'51, BLS(Tor.)
Mrs. T. R. Boggs, BA'29
David Brock, BA'30
Allan Fotheringham, BA'54
W. C. Gibson, BA'33, MSc (McGill),
DPhil(Oxon.), MD,CM(McGill)
John L. Gray, BSA'39
F. P. Levirs, BA'26, MA'31
Eric Nicol, BA'41, MA'48
Published quarterly by the Alumni Association 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 cash.
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.
4        Alumni Reception for Dr.  MacKenzie
6        Spring Congregation and University News
14        UBC's Fine Arts Centre
— by B. C. Binning
16        What's Your Handicap?
— by Isabel Beveridge
18 Midwives in the Arts
— by Lucy Berton Woodward
20        Do Computers Think? Tuum Est
—by Hugh Dempster
22 3 Alumni Give Their Opinions on
Alumni Annual Giving
— by Rae Haines
24 Alumni Annual Dinner Meeting and
Association News
30        Alumnae and Alumni
Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie will be honored by the Alumni
Association at an informal outdoor reception on Saturday,
June 23, at 2.30 on the Buchanan   building plaza, University
of British Columbia
Alumni, friends and children are cordially invited
Parking lot restrictions have been lifted.
If it rains the reception will be in Brock Hall Photo  by  F.  S.  Schiffer  F.R.P.S. Spring
Over 1400 students graduated
this Spring. On each day
there were about 500  who
received their degrees in person
Candid Camera Shots
by Don Hume
Ubyssey Photo Editor The President and the Chancellor with two representatives of sister universities here to attend the installation of the
Chancellor,   Dr.   Phyllis  Ross,   which   took  place May 24. Dr. MacKenzie,  the retiring President,  received an
honorary degree on  May  25.  He addressed  Congregation  on  both  days
My Farewell and my Summing-up
"Everything I say," the President stated
at the outset of his speech to Congregation on May 24, "will be said with the interests of the University of British Columbia and of Canada at heart and not
with the intention of embarrassing anyone or of creating controversy." What
follows are excerpts from his address.
He spoke of the need for emphasis on
the humanities and social sciences in a
world increasingly permeated by the
scientific spirit and the controls of technology. Good education will "enlarge and
inform, stimulate and discipline the intellects and the personalities of individuals."
Increase in Number of Students
"The number of those applying for
higher education in British Columbia by
1970 will almost certainly be over
30,000." The problem is "almost insuperable" of providing buildings, teachers and
research facilities for such numbers; "this
in large part because the public and governments have not yet become aware of
the importance, the nature and the magnitude of the problems which we in education face."
"Personally I am not in favour of . . .
admitting young people to our universities and colleges if they are not . . .
likely to benefit . . . but I would rather
err on the side of generosity than deprive
young men and women of the opportunity for self-development and for making
their maximum contribution to society
and to their fellow-men."
On Decentralization
"The prospective increase in student
enrolment leads naturally to a consideration of the size of universities and colleges and the values and virtues of centralization versus decentralization . . .
it does seem to me that the utmost in
telligence and economy must be used if
we are to achieve the best results.
"For me this means that at the present time we should have, as we now have,
one major university adjacent to the
greatest concentration of population, and
that [it] should be assigned the responsibility for most of the professional schools
and faculties and most of the expensive
and high level graduate work, particularly in the sciences and applied sciences
... It would be . . . wasteful expenditure of public and private funds if we
were to duplicate these . . . in . . the
Province. This is not true of undergraduate work or of appropriate levels of
graduate work in the liberal arts, sciences
and social sciences, in Education and
possibly in Commerce."
President MacKenzie proposed ways to
relieve concentration of students on the
Point Grey campus in the years ahead.
1. Development of Victoria College.
"I sincerely hope Victoria College will
continue to grow and develop and among
other things will concentrate on striving
to become what they could become without too much effort and cost, the best
'liberal arts college' in Canada."
2. Establishment of new "community"
institutions which "at the outset . . .
should give only the first two years of
university work in . . . the liberal arts,
humanities and social sciences ... If
their students are to receive credit at this
university for the work they have done,
then the University should supervise this
work and in the final analysis approve of
it. None of this would be too difficult to
achieve if we really wanted to do so."
High Schools and University
"I hope that the University and the
Department of Education may, in consultation with the high schools, consider
how   more   can   be   done   in   the   high
schools to enable students to come with
a  better  and   fuller   background  to  the
Location of New Institutions
"Because of the concentration of population in the Greater Vancouver and
Lower Mainland areas, I suggest that a
college giving the first two years of university work located in Burnaby might
be more easily organized and administered than in any other part of the
province and serve a much larger and
more populous constituency than would
be possible anywhere else. But, for practical and political reasons, if this were
done I think it would be necessary to proceed with the development of institutions in other areas, and I would suggest
another in the Fraser Valley, perhaps
at Abbotsford; one in the Okanagan.,
probably at Kelowna because of its situation in the centre of that valley; another in the Kootenays, probably at
Nelson; and one to serve the central and
northern areas of the province at Prince
Denominational Colleges
"My suggestion of Nelson and Prince
George raises the question of denominational colleges and the recognition they
should receive and what public financial
support, if any, they should get . . . Ontario seems to have solved this problem
in part by insisting that in order to qualify for provincial monies denominations
must join together in co-operation with
secular groups and under a lay Board
work out the practical development of
their educational facilities."
Ed. Note: The full text of the President's two addresses to Spring Congregation will be printed in the President's
Report, 1961-1962. Dr.  Rant
James Ranz
Neal Harlow
Dr. James Ranz, director of libraries
at the University of Wyoming, has been
appointed librarian at U.B.C.
Dr. Ranz succeeds Neal Harlow, who
resigned as U.B.C.'s librarian in June,
1961, to become head of the library
school at Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Dr. Samuel Rothstein, head of U.B.C.'s
school of librarianship, has been acting
librarian in the interim.
Dr. Ranz brings to his new position
an impressive background of academic
studies and professional experience. He
holds degrees from three universities, including an MA from the University of
Michigan and a PhD from the University
of Illinois.
His professional career covers service
at the University of Illinois Library, the
University of Virginia Library and the
University of Wyoming, where he has
been director of libraries since 1955.
Dr. Ranz is the former president of the
Wyoming Library Association, presidentelect of the Mountain Plains Library Association and is currently a councillor
of the American Library Association and
chairman of the executive committee of
the Bibliographical Center for Research
in Denver. He is the author of a number
of publications on library subjects.
As librarian, Dr. Ranz will assume
responsibility for the largest research
library west of Toronto. The library now
has over 500,000 volumes and serves
more students than any other university
library in Canada. In certain subjects
such as Slavonic studies, fisheries, forestry, Asian studies, and Canadiana its
holdings rank among the finest in the
Dr. Ranz is forty years old. He is
married and has three children. He took
office June 1, 1962.
Architecture Head
Professor Henry Elder of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, has been appointed director of the University's school
of architecture. He assumed his duties
June 10.
Professor Elder, who is director of
graduate studies in architecture at Cornell, succeeds Professor Frederic Lasserre, who was director of U.B.C.'s school
of architecture from 1946 to April, 1961,
when he was killed in a climbing accident
in the Lake District of England.
Professor Elder is a native of Salford,
Lancashire, England, and was educated
at the school of architecture, Manchester
University, the Manchester College of
Technology and the Royal Technical College in Salford, England. He is a fellow
of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Institute of
Arts and Letters.
From 1933 until 1955, when he came
to the United States, Professor Elder
combined a teaching career with the
practice of architecture. From 1933 to
1943 he was a partner in the firm of
Roberts, Wood and Elder in Manchester
and from 1950 to 1956 was senior partner in the London firm of Elder and De
Pierro. From 1933 to 1950 he lectured
at the Manchester University College of
Technology, the Royal Technical College,
Salford, and the Regional College of Art,
Manchester. From 1950 to 1952 he was
associated with the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London as
head of the "final school"—the fourth
and    fifth    year   programme.    He    was
Professor  Elder
appointed vice-principal of the Hammersmith School of Building and Arts and
Crafts in 1954.
In 1955 Professor Elder went to Cornell as visiting critic in the College of
Architecture. The following year he was
appointed a professor of architecture and
lectured on architectural design and the
philosophy of architecture. In 1958 he
was appointed professor in charge of
graduate studies in architecture.
During World War II he carried out
research into effectiveness of weapons
and was a member of the 1945 British
mission to Japan to examine the effects
of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and
Nagasaki. For his work during the war
he was awarded membership in the Most
Excellent Order of the British Empire
At Cornell Professor Elder has been
a member of the library board, chairman
of faculty committees on the Festival of
the Contemporary Arts and student
affairs, a member of the family committee on international affairs, the Cornell fellowship committee and the board
of the Cornell United Religious Work.
Fund now reaching over $60,000
Dal Grauer Memorial Fund
A. E. Grauer, chancellor of the University of British Columbia from 1957
to 1962, have established an endowment
fund to honor his memory. At their request Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie has
written to a number of friends and associates inviting their participation.
The response has been most encouraging and the fund is now approaching the
$60,000 mark, including a gift of $25,000
from Mrs. Grauer and her family.
It is proposed to use the income from
the endowment for some special purpose
within the general area of the Social Sciences, the Humanities and Fine Arts, in
all of which Dr. Grauer had a personal
Among possibilities are the endowment
of a chair or professorship, since Dal
was always interested in good teaching;
the occasional distinguished lectureship,
or the establishment of a Dal Grauer
collection in the library.
Alumni and friends who wish to participate may do so by sending their contributions to Dr. MacKenzie marked "Dal
Grauer Memorial Fund."
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Senator McKeen leads Hospital Founding Committee
Plans for a 410 bed teaching and research hospital on the U.B.C. campus
are being developed by the Board of
Governors and the Faculty of Medicine
following a recent announcement that
the provincial government has approved
the project.
A University hospital founding committee has been established with Senator
the Hon. S. S. McKeen as chairman and
Walter C. Koerner, Fred B. Brown, Mark
Collins, Harold S. Foley, Frank M. McMahon and Dr. J. F. McCreary as vice-
The Lieutenant - Governor of British
Columbia, the Hon. George R. Pearkes,
V.C., is patron and Dr. Phyllis G. Ross,
C.B.E., chancellor of the University, is
honorary chairman. Honorary vice-chairmen include Hon. W. A. C. Bennett, Hon.
Howard C. Green, Hon. Eric Martin,
Hon. Frank M. Ross, C.M.G., Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie, C.M.G., Mrs.
E. W. Hamber, P. A. Woodward and
Hon. Clarence Wallace, C.B.E.
A strong committee of leading British
Columbia business and professional men
has been named by Senator McKeen and
there is an outstanding ladies' committee
headed by Mrs. Austin C. Taylor.
The estimated cost of the teaching and
research hospital will be $16,000,000. The
provincial government, through B.C.H.I.S.
grants, will contribute half of the total
and the federal government through
health grants another fifteen percent.
This leaves a balance of 35 percent—or
approximately $5,500,000—to be raised
by the University.
The founding committee hopes that a
number of British Columbia families, individuals and societies will be interested
in establishing memorials in the University hospital. The committee is therefore seeking support for such major memorials as entire hospital floors, teaching
and research departments and smaller
Dr. McCreary, dean of the Faculty of
Medicine, made a tour of the Okanagan
recently speaking to service clubs and
alumni groups, as well as to doctors, on
the progress of the Faculty since its inception eleven years ago. He visited Kamloops, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton and
Chilliwack on the tour.
In his addresses he developed the concept of the health sciences team which
includes not only the doctor and the
nurse but the pharmacist, the physiotherapist, the clinical psychologist, etc.
Working together in the Health Sciences
Centre, of which the University hospital
will be the core, they will produce the
first truly team effort in health education.
Dr. McCreary reported that 240 U.B.C.
medical graduates are now practising in
B.C. and that others will be returning
when they complete post-graduate and
specialist training at other centres. U.B.C.
now ranks third in medical research
among the twelve medical schools of
Canada, with McGill and Toronto leading the way.
"We hope that we will be able to open
the doors of the University Hospital in
1967 as a feature of Canada's centennial," he said. "We have spent three years
planning and studying and are ready now
to build the best teaching and research
hospital on this continent."
Eye Research Unit at UBC
Dr. Leon Koerner and the B.C. division
of the Canadian National Institute for
the Blind have each contributed $25,000
for construction costs to develop an eye
research unit in the U.B.C. Faculty of
Medicine at the Vancouver General Hospital.
Some $20,000 is also available this
year for apparatus, technical equipment,
and payment of personnel from two
National Health Research grants.
The unit, which will initially study
glaucoma and retinal diseases, will be
housed in a building at the northeast
corner of 10th and Willow street.
Dr. John F. McCreary, dean of the
Faculty of Medicine, said most of the
larger metropolitan communities in Canada, the United State sand Great Britain
had developed special ophthalmic diagnostic centres which have been of great
value in the diagnosis and evaluation of
treatment of certain  eye diseases.
Glaucoma is the commonest cause of
blindness in Canada and is becoming an
important public health problem in that
it is more common than diabetes in the
population over 40 years of age.
Glaucoma 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.
The new eye unit will be used as a
referral centre for indigent eye clinic
patients and from private eye doctors
for consultation purposes.
The unit will be equipped with a
Glaucoma Tonography Laboratory for
the measurement of fluid pressure in the
eye by electronic equipment. The Peter
Larkin Foundation of Toronto contributed $5,000 for the laboratory which
is already in operation in the Faculty of
Medicine building at the VGH.
Captain M. C. Robinson, national
director for the CNIB in Western Canada, said there has been no such special
eye centre in Vancouver to date, and it
is hoped that the new unit will prove of
tremendous value to the local community
and the country at large. Len  Wood of Armstrong standing with Hon.  F. M. Ross at opening of beef
cattle laboratory. Mr. Wood is a well known Hereford breeder. Mr Ross
when he owned Douglas Lake ranch also bred Herefords
Opening of beef-cattle lab marks new era
On Saturday, may 5, the new beef
cattle laboratory of the Faculty of Agriculture, made available through the generosity of Canada Packers Ltd., the B.C.
Beef Cattlemen's Association and the
estate of the late Col. Victor Spencer,
was officially opened. The occasion was
an informal gathering of representatives
of the agricultural industry who had come
to take part in a simple ceremony which
marked the beginning of a new era for
the Faculty.
In his opening remarks Dean Blythe
Eagles made reference to the significance
of the event and welcomed the distinguished guests who had come from various parts of the province to take part
in the ceremony. He paid particular tribute to Dr. Lawrence Guichon, honorary
president of the B.C. Beef Cattle Growers' Association, the holder of an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the
University and a pioneer stockman and
rancher. Mr. Gerard Guichon, president
of the B.C. Beef Cattle Growers' Association and Mr. William Martin, president
of the B.C. Federation of Agriculture,
expressed the interest and satisfaction of
their respective organizations in the provision of this modern facility for a teaching and research programme with beef
In the unavoidable absence of the Hon.
Mr. Frank Richter, minister of agricul
ture, Mr. Wm. MacGillivray, deputy
minister extended the best wishes of the
B.C. department of agriculture and made
reference to the work which has been
carried on by the Faculty with beef cattle
and the impact this work has already
had on the agriculture industry of the
The building was officially presented to
the University by Mr. Fred Chalmers,
director of operations, Western Canada,
and manager of the Edmonton plant of
Canada Packers Ltd. In accepting the
building, Dr. Phyllis Ross, Chancellor of
the University, expressed the appreciation of the Board of Governors to those
who had so generously contributed to
the construction and equipping of the
building and of the genuine interest taken
by the industry in its endeavours to assure
the provision of modern facilities for
the teaching and research needs of the
President MacKenzie outlined the obligations and responsibilities of the Faculty of Agriculture within the University
and paid particular tribute to the accomplishments of its staff in work with
beef cattle.
Those in attendance then partook of
a beef barbecue lunch following which
Dr. A. J. Wood outlined the nature and
purpose of the building and described the
experimental work which is at present
under way.
The Faculty of Agriculture moves again
The new beef cattle laboratory is
modern in all respects and initiates a
forward-looking programme to be established and followed by the Faculty of
Agriculture. Its opening marks the first
step   in   the  migration   of   the   outdoor
laboratories and ancillary buildings in
a southerly direction to make land available to the University for the expansion
of various departments of other faculties.
The old fields of yesteryear are being
replaced—with a certain twinge of nos-
talgia—with virgin land, new buildings
and the relocation of certain of the ancillary buildings, many of which have
served the Faculty and the University
since they were built following World
War I with funds made available from
the Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment and
the Soldiers' Settlement Boards.
Present plans call for a three year
development programme envisaging modern, fully automated field and ancillary
units for the divisions of animal and plant
science and the department of poultry
science consolidated on approximately 50
acres of land which will serve the outdoor teaching and research needs of the
Faculty on campus. These facilities are
required to supplement the basic classroom, laboratory and office requirements
of the Faculty which will be located in
the Agriculture-Forestry Complex to be
built immediately south of the B.C. Research Council. They will include field
areas, greenhouses and modern outdoor
laboratories for all departments within
the Faculty, and when completed will
give the Faculty a physical environment
adequate to meet the requirements of its
undergraduate and graduate teaching and
research programmes.
In addition to the on-campus requirements, certain of the teaching and research needs of the Faculty will be provided for at off-campus locations. The
Faculty has already moved the University
Holstein herd and a considerable portion
of its Ayrshires to the University Farm
at Oyster River on Vancouver Island, on
which a Shorthorn herd is also maintained. The division of plant science has
moved its elite seed work carried out in
co-operation with the provincial department of agriculture to Oyster River.
Various research projects of a developmental nature are also under way and
five undergraduate students are at present
engaged there as operational and research
The Faculty has arrangements with the
staffs of the various stations and experimental farms of the Canada department
of agriculture located throughout the
province for the exchanging of research
information and the employment and
instruction of students during the summer months. Discussions have been pro-
10 Leb
Detwiller appointed Planning Consultant
for projected U.B.C. Hospital
Lloyd F. Detwiller, BA. MA(Brit.CoI.),
MPA(Minn.), assistant deputy minister of
the B.C. Hospital Insurance Service, has
been appointed to act as consultant to the
University on planning of the U.B.C.
health sciences centre and hospital. He
will become administrator of the hospital
when it is constructed.
Mr. Detwiller received his BA with
honors in economics and government.
He was awarded his master's degree with
first class honors in economics and
Following service from 1940 to 1945
with the Royal Canadian Air Force Mr.
Detwiller lectured at U.B.C. before join
ing the provincial government as a research statistician in the treasury department. From 1948 to 1950 he was
commissioner of sales tax and from 1950
until 1954 he served as commissioner of
the B.C.  Hospital  Insurance Service.
In 1955 he left government services
to take postgraduate work in the field of
hospital administration at the Universities of Minnesota and California. During residency at the University of California medical center he served as
assistant administrator at the University
Hospital. In 1957 he returned to B.C. to
assume the post of assistant deputy minister of hospital insurance.
ceeding with the B.C. department of
agriculture to determine ways and means
whereby the institutional farms of the
province located at Essondale and Tran-
quille may be used to serve the joint
purposes of the Faculty and the B.C.
department of agriculture. As in the case
of the federal department the Faculty
has very good informal arrangements
with the provincial staff for the exchange
of information and the summer employment and instruction of students.
Agriculture-Forestry Complex
The Faculty of Agriculture with its
sister Faculty of Forestry is now actively engaged in the planning of the
"Agriculture-Forestry Complex", the permanent building which will house the
offices, classrooms and laboratories of
both faculties and which, as previously
stated, will be located immediately south
of the B.C. Research Council. It will
therefore be in proximity to the outdoor
experimental areas and facilities at the
south end of the campus and will serve to
consolidate the main units of each of
our respective faculties now distributed
among buildings scattered throughout the
campus. The Faculties of Agriculture and
Forestry have a great deal in common in
that each serves a primary biological industry of the province. Through our contributions we are furthering the development and adoption of sound practices by
providing leadership in fundamental research which finds expression in the
quality of both our undergraduate and
graduate teaching.
The faculty is going through one of the
most exciting periods in its history. It is
not often that an opportunity such as we
now have to re-establish ourselves in new
quarters presents itself to any faculty of
a university and it is with a great sense
of satisfaction that the faculty looks forward to the future and the role it will be
called upon to play in determining the
fabric of agriculture in British Columbia
and in Canada, as the agriculture industry adjusts itself to play its part in a
very dynamic, rapidly changing economy.
Canada Council Faculty Grants
The following members of faculty have
received senior research fellowships:
A. Earle Birney, BA(Brit.Col.), MA, PhD
(Tor.), English.
Ping-ti Ho, BA(Nat.TsingHua), PhD(Co-
lumbia). Asian studies.
Frank  C.  Langdon,  AM(Harvard),   PhD
(Calif.),   economics  and  political   science.
James A. S. Macdonald, Dip(V.S.A.), fine
arts and education.
Margaret A. Ormsby, MA(Brit.CoL), PhD
Bryn Mawr), history.
Pierre   R.    Robert,   BA(Brit.Col.),    MA,
PhD(Calif.), Romance studies.
Marion B. Smith, MA(Tor.), PhD(Penn.),
M.   W.   Steinberg,   MA(Queen's),   PhD
(Tor.), English.
The following members of faculty have
received short term grants:
Roger    L.   Clubb,    BA(Kansas, London),
PhD(Yale),   English,   for  basic  poetry
research in London, England.
James A. McNeely,  BA(Brit.Col.),  MA.
Basil Stuart-Stuhhs
PhD(Calif.), German, to study German
literature at the University of California.
James H. Winter, BA(Dartmouth), MA,
PhD(Harvard), history, for research at
the British Museum and other libraries
in England.
John F. Bosher, BA(Brit.Col), PhD(Lon-
don), history, for research in French
history at the British Museum, London
and the National Archives, Paris.
Peter Harnetty, BA(Brit.Col.), AM, PhD
(Harvard), history, for research in
modern history at India Office Library, London, England.
H. Blair Neatby, BA(Sask.). MA(Oxon.),
PhDiTor.), history, for research in history at sources in Ottawa.
Basil F. Stuart - Stubbs, BA(Brit.CoL),
BSL(McGill), head of rare books and
special collections division. Library,
for research in geography at the National Archives of Canada, Library of
Congress, Washington, and other libraries in Canada and U.S.A.
Dr. Ping-ti Ho
1 1 Faculty Notes
Dean Soward wins honor
Dean F. H. Soward, of the Faculty
of Graduate Studies, received an honorary doctor of laws degree at Carleton
University on May 25.
Deans reappointed
Dean S. N. F. Chant, head of the
Faculty of Arts and Science, and Dean
E. D. MacPhee, former head of the
Faculty of Commerce and now dean of
administrative and financial affairs, who
were to have retired July 1, have been
They have agreed to remain at their
present posts for an additional year at
the request of Dr. John B. Macdonald,
who will succeed Dr. MacKenzie as President of the University July 1.
New work offered in Zoology
In the department of zoology new
work will be offered in the field of
ethology, the study of animal behaviour
as it pertains to mammals, as the result
of the appointment of Dr. John F.
A graduate of Washington State University, Dr. Eisenberg is currently at the
University of California in a research
Dr. Gibson
elected to
International body
William C. Gibson, BA(Brit.Col.),
MSc(McGill), DPhil(Oxon.), MD,CM
(McGill), professor of the history of
medicine and science, has been elected a
member of the International Brain Research Organization.
A letter from the organization's headquarters in Paris said Dr. Gibson was
elected "in recognition of your scientific
contributions of importance to an understanding of the brain".
Dr. Gibson is also director of the
Kinsmen Research Laboratory at U.B.C.
The laboratory is involved in an extensive programme of neurological research.
IBRO  fosters  brain  research
The IBRO was founded in 1960 to
foster on a world-wide basis fundamental
scientific research of the normal and abnormal brain.
The organization's goals are to develop
and co-ordinate research and education
in all fields concerning the brain and to
promote the collaboration of scientists
belonging to different disciplines.
John Tait Montague appointed Director of
Institute of Industrial Relations
Dr. John Tait Montague, special
assistant to the director of the economics
and research branch of the federal department of labor, has been appointed
director of the Institute of Industrial
Relations. He will take up his duties
July  1.
Dr. Montague, who has also been
appointed an associate professor in the
department of economics and political
science, succeeds Professor A. W. R.
Carrothers as head of the Institute of
Industrial Relations.
Professor Carrothers has been granted
a year's leave of absence to carry out
research at Harvard University on a research award from the Royal Society of
Canada. He will then return to full-time
teaching duties in the Faculty of Law at
Dr. Montague won a BA with honors
in 1943 at the University of Western
Ontario and a PhD at the University of
Toronto. He specialized in labor economics.
Prior to joining the department of
labor in Ottawa, Dr. Montague taught
at the University of Toronto, Carleton
University, Ottawa, and was assistant
to the company economist at Canadian
Industries Limited.
While he was with the department of
labor Dr. Montague did extensive research for the National Productivity
Council and for policy formation in the
field of industrial relations.
Applied economist appointed M.R.C. grant to Dr. Wada
In the field of economics, U.B.C. has
appointed as a full professor Dr. Gideon
Rosenbluth, BSc(London), BA(Tor.), PhD
(Columbia), currently at Queen's University. A graduate of Columbia, Dr. Rosenbluth works in the field of applied economics and was formerly employed by the
National Bureau of Economic Research
in New York.
Juhn A. Wada, MD. DMSc(Hokkaido),
a neurologist in the Kinsmen Research
Laboratory, has been given a Medical
Research Council grant to rent a biological digital computer of average
transients for six months. To arrive this
fall, it will be the first medical computer
on the campus.
Chemistry Research
A research team, led by a chemist
whose work in the field of organic chemistry has been described as brilliant, will
join the department of chemistry July 1.
Dr. Anthony I. Scott, leader of the
team, has been appointed an associate
professor. Dr. Scott and his co-workers
are currently at the University of Glasgow.
A second member of the team. Dr.
Frank McCapra, has been appointed an
assistant professor in the chemistry department. The other members are Dr.
John Nabney. who will come to U.B.C.
as a postdoctoral fellow and Mr. D. W.
Young,  a PhD  student.
Dr. Scott has distinguished himself by
his work in the chemistry of naturally-
occurring organic compounds, particularly those found in medicinal plants. In
particular his work on fungus growth and
its by-products, which produce antibiotics,
has been widely acclaimed.
Dr. McDowell, head of the chemistry
department, said the research team scored
an outstanding success recently by preparing a complete description, including
the geometrical properties, of gibberellic
acid, a complex plant hormone.
The work which Dr. Scott and his
associates plan to continue and undertake
at U.B.C. lies on the borderline between
chemistry  and  biochemistry.
It is proposed to set up special laboratories in the chemistry department for research on the methods by which plants
produce medicinal by-products. This will
involve the use of radio-active substances
to determine how plants create these byproducts.
A two year grant of $33,000 has been
awarded to Guy G. S. Dutton, MA
(Cantab), MSc(London), PhD(Minnesota),
associate professor of chemistry at the
University of British Columbia, by the
Institute of Paper Chemistry, Appleton,
The award, known as a Pioneering Research Grant, will enable a team headed
by Dr. Dutton to continue an investigation into the chemical composition of
wood as it affects the making of paper
and rayon.
The grant is the first made by the
Institute under a new programme of
industrial support for fundamental research. The U.B.C. group will be conducting a joint investigation with a team
at the Institute interested in studying
the properties of a group of wood components called hemicelluloses. Species
currently being investigated are Douglas
fir, ponderosa pine, black spruce and
Sitka spruce, all of which have commercial importance as raw materials for
paper and chemical pulp.
Associated with Dr. Dutton on the
project are two graduate students working on master's degrees, Kenneth Pierre,
of Trinidad, and Nizam Abdurahman, a
graduate of the University of Glasgow;
Miss Judy Hunter, an honors chemistry
student from Oliver, B.C., and Dr. Derek
Applegarth, who obtained his PhD at
the University of Durham and is now
at the U.B.C. chemistry department as
a post-doctoral fellow.
Research in this field has been underway at U.B.C. for the past six years.
U.B.C. is the only university in western
Canada conducting such research.
12 4P%«^2« ig*gj|j  uDr." Owen
link between
past and future
Johnnie Owen has been doing this
for 25 years. The ankle
he is bandaging belongs to
Peter Bugg, rugby player
John Owen, trainer of University athletic teams, has been a member of the
Physical Education staff for 25 years.
To mark the anniversary the Big Block
Club gave him a framed aerial view
of the campus at their banquet this
spring, when the athletic director, "Bus"
Phillips, said of him:
This is not the first nor the last occasion, I am sure, when we will recognize
his long and continued service to this
University and to its athletes. In 1946
he was presented with an honorary Big
Block, the top athletic award to a non-
undergraduate. Because the University
has grown so rapidly in recent years, it
has become a more impersonal institution, and it is harder now for us to become as intimately acquainted as it was
in years past. Many of the undergraduates today will not realize that while
coaches, staff and University Presidents
have come and gone, Johnnie, or "Dr.
Owen" as he is affectionately called, has
remained a solid and durable link between the past and the future.
He came to the University as a distinguished senior amateur hockey star,
and with a broad background in many
other sports. He coached the UBC Thunderbird Hockey team in 1937-38 in a
successful season climaxed by a memorable safari to Los Angeles. This was the
first of many major trips when he accompanied our teams as trainer and chaper-
I am told that when Johnnie announced   recently   his   plans   to   write   a
history of his memorable associations
with UBC athletes of the past, especially
concerning those incidents and exploits
which occurred on the trips, some of
our most illustrious alumni offered him
a substantial sum not to publish his
There are many reasons why I, along
with countless others, have a warm affection for this amazing sports personality.
Time will not permit me to elaborate
on these. Let me say at least that he
has always placed his duty to the University above his private interests and
pursuits. In spite of the handicap of an
almost fatal accident in 1936 and a heart
attack in 1958, he has given unstintingly
of his time and energy in performing a
multiplicity of duties.
by Fred Fletcher
Student news — will I pass?
When the 1961-62 session ended, the
jury was still out on the new form of
student government instituted at the
Spring General Meeting of the Alma
Mater Society in 1961.
After a year's trial, opinion among the
Brock-types and other interested students
as to its effectiveness is still violently
divided. Many say the council now is too
large to be efficient.
The change capped a trend of many
years towards increases in the size of
the council, which now has 24 members
and is still growing. It consists of a six-
member executive, elected in campus-
wide balloting, and the presidents of the
17 undergraduate societies. (The editor
of The Ubyssey sneaks in as a non-voting
And, as other groups such as the
School of Rehabilitation Medicine (which
has  already   applied   for   representation)
and the School of Librarianship gain students, they too will have to be represented.
Many grads will undoubtedly remember when the total number of councillors
was six or eight.
However, the new system has succeeded
in bringing student government closer to
the average student. The price has been
a certain loss of efficiency. (Arguments
are even longer than they used to be—•
something many thought impossible.)
New officers elected in February are:
Doug Stewart, Law 2, president; Peter
Shepard, Eng. 3, first vice-president; Ed
Lavalle, Comm. 3, second vice-president;
Malcolm Scott, Comm. 3, treasurer; Ber-
nie Papke, Grad Studies 2, co-ordinator
activities; Barbara Bennett, Arts 4, secretary. New Ubyssey editor is Keith Bradbury, Arts 3.
Student thoughts as the year ends:
• will the university be the same without Dr. MacKenzie as president?
• what will the new president (Dr.
John B. Macdonald) be like?
• will he allow students the same
autonomy they were given by Dr. MacKenzie?
• will he attempt to change academic
standards, or reverse the administration's
long-standing policy opposing entrance
• will Buster's still be towing away
cars next year?
• can I afford a car with the new $5
parking fee—which allows me to walk
three-quarters of a mile from the parking
lot to my class (and back again)? (Especially when it used to be free.)
• will I pass?
13 Frederic Lasserre Building for Architecture,
the Fine Arts and Planning
North facade of new building
overlooks proposed plaza of Fine Arts Centre
by B. C. Binning
Head, Dept. of Fine Arts
The first building of the Fine Arts Centre, for art
and architecture, is now completed, and construction
on the second, a teaching theatre, will be started some
time this summer as a result of a Canada Council grant
which will pay half the cost. This leaves the music building and the combined art gallery and museum of anthropology for some time in the future. When they are completed, we shall have for the first time in Canada a Fine
Arts Centre on a university campus.
In 1951, I was asked by the University, and sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, to
make a survey of the arts in universities on this continent and in Europe. From this survey I wrote my report which I submitted, as chairman, to the Fine Arts
Committee for its approval. One of the major recommendations of the report was that we should start to
plan immediately for a centre for all the arts, including
music, theatre, architecture, painting, sculpture and
dance, and besides teaching facilities provide an art
gallery, a small concert hall and the other amenities
which would be appropriate, and that the whole should
be expressed in such architectural terms as to be an
attractive centrepiece to the campus—a place to which
students from all faculties might be drawn through their
common interest in one or other of the arts. Implicit
in the recommendation was the idea that the people in
the fine arts, architecture and planning would themselves benefit from a common association.
Now, the first building marks the beginning of the
materialization of the past ten years of work and planning towards this end, with the future not too far distant, we hope, when the centre should resemble the
architects' rendering illustrated here.
Many people may ask why the fine arts, works of the
creative imagination, should be so fully represented in Architect's sketch of projected Fine Arts Centre as seen from Faculty Club.
Lasserre Building in background. Right foreground, teaching theatre,
to be started this summer. Beyond right, proposed art gallery
and museum. Left foreground, proposed music building
this way on a university campus, or why indeed they
should be there at all. These questions are particularly
pointed now when the sciences are increasingly and
urgently emphasized.
One answer is that the university is a changing institution. In the medieval university music for example
was still studied as one of the four branches of mathematics. Since then the body of knowledge has grown
so greatly that in our modern universities segments of
knowledge are studied and the old relationships have
been severed. The Fine Arts Centre is a bold move to
give the student an experience he needs in his progress
towards an education.
In our democratic society, we are bit by bit and piece
by piece building a world of architecture, painting,
sculpture, music and drama on the basis of our right to
make individual decisions. Our towns and cities, our
homes, the kind of theatre and music we have, are all
part of this democratic expression. If this university
were situated in a Paris, a London, a Rome, or a New
York, there would be no need for a Fine Arts Centre
within its precincts. The resources of a great metropolis
would be there for the seeking. Our students, whatever
their interests, will take responsible positions within the
community, and, as part of these responsibilities, may
find themselves asked to make artistic decisions because
of the executive positions which they hold. Perhaps,
therefore, an important function of the Fine Arts Centre
in our university is to cultivate an audience among the
students at large and introduce them to an enjoyment
of the arts and a mature and critical understanding of
The next question is how do the student painters,
architects, musicians and playwrights profit from the
university atmosphere?  The artist has changed.  The
artist now finds himself a completely free agent: free
of his masters of the past, the Church and State; free
to express whatever he wants to say. In the past hundred years, as a bohemian, expressing his new-found
freedom seemed expression enough. Now, in a more
complicated society, the artist sees no reason why he
must, if he is an artist, be also illiterate—illiterate in an
increasingly literate world. The ateliers, academies and
those other institutions which were his places of study
in the past he now finds inadequate. They have become
ingrown and concerned mainly with the technical side
of his training. He is more interested now in the ideas
and thoughts of the scientists, philosophers and humanists who are shaping the world around him, and wants
the opportunity to hear them and discuss these matters.
The university has had an increasing influence on the
artist, especially since the last war. This is an atmosphere exciting, stimulating and productive to the creative artists today.
To ask the question again—why the arts in a university?—the answer is simply that the arts, because they
are part of the university, make possible a more enriching experience for the student at large, and give the
artist himself a greater understanding of his time and
place for his own personal expression.
Because of his keen interest in the arts, it seems
especially appropriate that, as one of his last acts as
president, Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie should officiate at
the opening of the Frederic Lasserre Building for Architecture, the Fine Arts and Planning on May 29. It is
also appropriate that the building should be named in
memory of the late Professor Lasserre, the School of
Architecture's founding director. From the conception
of the idea he worked, with Dr. MacKenzie and myself,
for a Fine Arts Centre at the University.
15 What's
Isabel Beveridge showing Jean Oliver, one of fifteen
volunteer CNIB  transcribers,  how  to operate  the
tape recorder.  Tape,  which   has two  tracks,
will run for two hours. Some text books might fill 10
tapes.   When a certain text book is no longer needed the
tapes are wiped off. The original copy is kept.
by Isabel Beveridge
Do you recall the way you felt when you arrived on
the campus as a freshman? Finding your way around,
wondering if you were in the right classroom, trying
to remember the hundred and one things you were supposed to remember, feeling lost in a crowd of strangers?
The U.B.C. I came to in 1934 was vastly
different from the campus today, but still bewildering
to any freshman, and specially so to me. Now that the
population has quadrupled it must make it that much
more difficult for the blind student to manage the
physical aspect of university life.
The first few weeks at U.B.C. were like a nightmare to me. With only a tiny bit of vision in one eye,
learning my way around the campus was, at first, quite
a strain. Not only was I subjected to the usual stresses
of a beginning student, but also there were added ones,
such as my depending solely on voices to recognize
people and having to cope with people's varying reactions to my blindness. Some of the consequences were
Being a pioneer in any field carries with it a
certain amount of heartache as well as joyful stimulation. Ed Brown and I were the first blind students to
enroll at U.B.C. We had both attended Jericho Hill
School for the Blind and were both registered with the
Canadian National Institute for the Blind. At that time,
liaison had not yet been established between the School,
U.B.C. and CNIB. There was no provision, as there
is now, for our text books to be transcribed into braille
or to be taped. To get our reading done then, we had
to depend wholly on the kindness of fellow students
UBC's first blind student, Isabel Beveridge was
born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta,
where her father was a lawyer and publisher
of the weekly newspaper THE MOUNTAINEER
and our parents.
Because I had a good knowledge of braille and
typing I was able to take my lecture notes in braille
and to type my assignments and exams, as the blind
students do today. I took all the required first year Arts
courses, including mathematics. As this was a difficult
subject for me to comprehend, most of the instruction
being given on the board, it was decided to waive
mathematics for blind students in the future, giving
them an opportunity to substitute another subject.
The greatest good fortune I had was to have
helpful parents. My father, who by then had retired,
often read to me ten to twelve hours a day in order that
I might cover the material and make adequate preparation for my exams. Father's way of reading was a great
help. He had a good voice, undramatic, and it never
tired during all those long hours of reading. He was so
interested himself in what he was reading to me that
the meaning came through—loud and clear!
After graduating in Arts and four years later
in Social Work I went to Toronto to train as a home
teacher for the CNIB and then worked in St. Catharines,
Ontario. When I went to Portland, Maine, in a similar
position with the state department of health and welfare
I was awarded an educational scholarship from the
State of Maine to enable me to take my master's degree
in social work at Columbia University in New York.
International House was my home while attending Columbia University. I used to travel all over town
on my own, in the busses and subways. For studying
I was able to use a private organization, the N.Y. Guild for the Jewish Blind which was set up as a reading
service for university students. There were no books in
Coming back to Canada in 1954 I worked in
Toronto as director of social services for CNIB before
returning two years ago to Vancouver to become vocational counsellor and supervisor of rehabilitation for
CNIB's B.C. Division.
Ed Brown, who entered U.B.C. with me, is
now national librarian with the CNIB in Toronto. He
obtained his library degree in 1958 at the University
of Toronto.
The blind student attending U.B.C. now has
many more facilities than we had. Under the auspices
of the CNIB, a Braille Transcribers' Guild has been
organized; sighted volunteers are instructed in braille
and are then able to transcribe the required text books.
Through this Guild, too, text books are recorded on
tape by volunteers. Text books for language courses
are best in braille, and poetry, too, is usually brailled.
Most of the other text books are recorded on tape.
On request, tapes and a tape recorder (which of course
also plays back) may be placed on loan to the student
by CNIB.
Through the co-operation of the University administration a room in the Library was set aside this
year, equipped with a tape recorder and storage space
for braille books so that the blind students can make
full use of their spare time when on campus.
This year, eight blind students were enrolled
at U.B.C.   One student, who has just completed his
fourth year in Arts, plans to take postgraduate work
in political science at a university in Eastern Canada.
An Agriculture student who graduated with honors this
spring in animal husbandry hopes to have his own farm
where he can raise cattle. A third student is majoring
in languages in the hope of becoming a language teacher.
A second year student is majoring in music. Already
proficient with the accordion, she is mastering other
instruments and plans to instruct in music. Another
student is interested in taking up physiotherapy or
Although the blind student must spend much
more time reading and preparing his material for his
courses, his aim is to be an all-round student and to
take part in the other areas of university life. One
student, Gerald Dirks, was voted vice-president of
the A.M.S. last year; another joined the United Nations
Club. Most take in dances and other social activities
on campus.
Because of scholarships and other funds, no
blind student is precluded from enrolling at U.B.C.
through an inability to finance himself. He may also
draw on a reader fund which is administered by the
CNIB. Thus, when he not able to secure a sufficient
number of volunteer readers, he may pay for this
As the blind students' counsellor, I find this
work a never-ending source of enjoyment and challenge.
I salute this little group of young men and women who
possess the courage and vitality to secure a university
education for themselves.
17 Dean  Andrew,  Dr.  Dilworth  and Mayor Alsbury at the
opening  of  the   Playhouse.   Dr.   Dilworth's grand-
nephew looks on
The opening of the Queen Elizabeth Playhouse, our
small and elegant civic-owned theatre, would not appear
on the surface to have any particular connection with
the University. Nor would the fact that, contrary to
precedent, an unofficial body was allowed to take part
in the ceremonies. But the occasion pointed up one of
the many vital connections between town and gown.
Marjorie Agnew, a graduate of the University,
and Dorothy Somerset, Ira Dilworth and Geoffrey C.
Andrew, all former faculty members, were not chosen
to receive the Community Arts Council awards because of their connections with either the University,
the Queen Elizabeth Theatre or the Community Arts
Council, although each was linked, directly or indirectly,
with all three. They were chosen because each has
made outstanding and sustained contributions to the
arts and these accomplishments are typical of the
Council's own aims.
The Community Arts Council, the unofficial
body, was invited to take part in the ceremonies on
February 26 because since its beginnings in 1946, when
Dr. Dilworth was its first president, it had urged the
construction of the dual theatre as being necessary in
a soundly based artistic community. Its membership,
too, includes many individuals and groups from both
the performing and visual arts and so represented the
people who will use the theatre both as performers and
as audiences.
Mrs. H. B. Carswell, president of the Council,
in appointing the four Continuing Honorary Directors
of the Arts Council, paid tribute to their vision, courage
and leadership.
"Dr. Dilworth," she said, "has devoted his
talents to the encouragement of music, art and literature. Due chiefly to his efforts, the work of the late
Emily Carr gained recognition."
by Lucy Berton Woodward BA'43
On Ira Dilworth's scroll the citation reads: "In
recognition of his inspiration as a teacher and scholar
whose wise guidance and unflagging efforts have enriched the cultural life of Canada."
Dr. Dilworth, who was educated at McGill and
Harvard, is a former principal of Victoria high school
and later a professor of English at U.B.C. He worked
closely with Miss Carr in editing her books and is a
trustee of the Emily Carr Trust for the collection of
her paintings in the Vancouver Art Gallery. In 1938
he became CBC regional representative for British
Columbia and later director of the Ontario and English
networks, returning to Vancouver in 1958. He has also
been a conductor of the Vancouver Bach Choir and a
member of the board of the Vancouver Symphony
Society.   He received an LL.D. from U.B.C. in  1948.
Marjorie Agnew received her scroll "In recognition of her perseverance in bringing to fruition her
original concept of the Sir Ernest MacMillan Fine Arts
Clubs and her continuing devoted encouragement of
young people in the field of music."
Educated at U.B.C, she took part in the Great
Trek, was active in the Players' Club and was secretary
of Student Council. She received the Great Trekker
award in 1957.
Twenty-five years ago, while teaching at Templeton junior high school, she founded the MacMillan
Clubs and the MacMillan Club scholarship fund which
gives many hundreds of dollars to assist worthy students in the arts. This club started many young people
on a musical career and has encouraged many more
to become the interested and appreciative audiences
of today—audiences that fill the Queen Elizabeth
Theatre and Playhouse and have made them a necessity.
Until her retirement she was a teacher and
counsellor at Vancouver Technical high school.  She
18 Dorothv Somerset
Marjorie Agnew
has served on the Vancouver Symphony Society, Friends
of Chamber Music, the Women's Musical Club and the
Community Arts Council.
The award to Dorothy Somerset was made "In
recognition of her initiative in organizing projects to
foster Canadian theatre and her untiring efforts to
develop for drama the highest amateur and professional
Miss Somerset was born in Perth, Australia, and
received her AB degree from Radcliffe College, in
Cambridge, Massachusetts. She also studied at the
London Central School of Speech Training and the
Ginner Mawer School of Drama.
In 1938 she was appointed supervisor for drama
in the department of University extension, U.B.C, in
which capacity she founded and was director of the
Summer School of the Theatre, later introducing painting classes which eventually developed into the Summer
School of the Arts. A Rockefeller Foundation travel
grant in 1945 enabled her to study drama departments
in leading American universities. As a result she established the Theatre course at U.B.C. and became an
associate professor in 1958 until her resignation last
year. She is at present a part-time lecturer in Theatre.
As supervisor of drama she established the
Frederic Wood Theatre in 1952, raising funds to equip
the building formed from two army huts donated by
the University.
She is a past vice-chairman of the Dominion
Drama Festival, past chairman of the Western Canadian
Theatre Conference which she initiated in connection
with the Drama Festival, was one of the founders and
is now B.C. representative of the Canadian Theatre
Centre, the group largely responsible for setting up the
National School of Theatre in Canada. She has also
served in the B.C. Drama Association, the Vancouver
Little Theatre, the Community Arts Council and the
Vancouver International Festival Society.
Not only has Miss Somerset's advice been sought
on many questions of theatre production and equipment,
but her work at the University and in the community
has helped to build discriminating audiences for the
new theatre.
Geoffrey C. Andrew, former dean and deputy
to the President of the University, received his award
"In recognition of an eloquent leader whose vision and
dynamic energy are directed to an appreciation of the
role the arts must play in the human community."
In presenting his award, Mrs. Carswell said,
"During his years in B.C. he has inspired the development of the arts and humanities both at the University
and throughout the province."
He was president of the Community Arts Council at a time when that group was pressing for construction of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and his advice and
encouragement were invaluable. He has also been
president of the Vancouver Festival Society, chairman
of the projects committee of the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation and a member of the national executive
of UNESCO. He was instrumental in forming the Arts
Resources Conference for the Community Arts Council
and for its development into the B.C. Arts Board.
It was a happy opportunity for the Community
Arts Council to honor people who, not necessarily
artists themselves, provide a climate in which the arts
can flourish. Dean Andrew, in thanking the Arts Council on behalf of the award recipients, called them "mid-
wives in the arts". They are the people who raise the
funds and support art galleries, theatres and libraries,
establish festivals, urge the improvement and beauti-
fication of our cities. The University plays a great role
in developing and encouraging "midwives in the arts".
19 Left: Hugh Dempster, chief programmer, checking on
IBM 1620's calculations. Disk storage file in background.
Centre  is popular with  school children  visiting campus.
Latest group was a Grade 6 class from North   Vancouver
Right: Back of Alwac IIIE looks like this. Picture was
taken  last summer: Hugh Dempster recognizes special wiring
put in at that time. For Dr. Richman of department of
psychiatry, who lent photograph, it has aesthetic appeal
by Hugh Dempster
Tuum Est!
The Computing Centre was established in 1957.
Director is T. E. Hull, MA, PhD(Tor.), with
Charlotte Froese, BA(Brit.Col.), PhD(Cantab.),
as assistant. Hugh Dempster, MA(Brit.Col.),
author of this article, is chief programmer
The most recent addition to the equipment at
U.B.C.'s computing centre is likened to a juke box by
most observers. With 25 disks spinning rapidly on a
common shaft, and a movable arm which can be positioned to "record" or "play back" information on any
of 200 tracks on each disk, it certainly looks the part.
This 1405 Disk Storage File (as it is called) serves the
University's IBM 1620 computer as a supplementary
memory—a memory which can store, in the form of
magnetized spots on the disk surfaces, a total of 10 million characters. Thus, for example, the computer could
"memorize", letter perfect, the equivalent of about 45
complete issues of the Chronicle.
Recall is rapid too. This complete paragraph (which
contains 200 characters, including spaces and punctuation marks) could be read from the disk file for computer processing in just 1/100 of a second.
Installation of the disk unit completes the second
computer system acquired by U.B.C. The 1620, which
has been operating since last October, represents a
"second generation" of computing machines whose primary building block is the transistor rather than the
vacuum tube. Compact, economical of power, less expensive to maintain—the new computers are displacing
those only a few years older, like the Alwac III-E (purchased by U.B.C. in 1957, and still giving valuable
service in spite of its obsolescence).
U.B.C.'s two computers have aided an astonishing
variety of research projects, some of which would not
be feasible at all without high-speed computing. When
even small computers like ours can find the sum of 1000
ten-digit numbers in about one second (large present-
day machines are 100 or even 1000 times faster), a
few hours of computer time may replace weeks of
tedious hand calculation.
As one might expect, much computer time is used
by engineering, physical science and mathematics departments. U.B.C.'s computers have worked on studies
of long distance power transmission, calculation of
molecular energy levels, and error analysis in the solution of differential equations. Forestry, biological sci-
20 "Computer Programme" for consulting
a French-English Dictionary.
It is assumed that a number of French words stored in consecutive locations of the computer's memory form the "French dictionary", and that the English equivalents are stored in corresponding locations of an "English dictionary". Each of the following
steps corresponds to a single computer instruction:
Read word to be translated.
Set n=0.
Add 1 to n.
Compare word  to be translated  with   nth  entry  in   French
If not equal, go to step 8.
Print nth entry in  English dictionary.
Go to step 1.
Compare n with number of words in dictionary.
If not equal, go to step 3.
For each French word read (step 1), the English equivalent is
to be printed (step 6). Steps 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9 search through the
French dictionary for the given word, and are repeated until either
it is found or the end of the dictionary is reached. If the latter
occurs, the computer will stop (step 10).
ences, and agriculture are also computer users—in this
case, largely for statistical problems. Jobs done on the
computers relate among other things to the use of aerial
photographs for timber surveys, lumber recovery from
trees, the growth rate of fish, geographical variations
in North American wolves, and the effectiveness of
potato sprayers. It may be more of a surprise that among
major users or computer time are the departments of
psychiatry and sociology. The application here is tabulation (with statistical analysis) of data from hundreds
or thousands of questionnaires.
Although the computers are used primarily by faculty
members and graduate students, some time is made
available to users outside the University. Vancouver's
Metropolitan Highway Planning Commission has used
a complex programme which, given a description of a
proposed major street network and freeway system together with anticipated numbers of daily trips between
city districts in, say, 1976, proceeds to work out the
shortest route for each trip and to total the number of
vehicles that will use each street and each freeway ramp.
The B.C. Cancer Institute determines radiation doses
from tables prepared by the computer. The new Alexandra and Port Mann bridges across the Fraser river
were partly designed on the U.B.C. computers.
Education in computer use is becoming an important
obligation of a university. The breadth of applications
to science and engineering has just been illustrated.
Perhaps already the computer is a more valuable engineering tool than the slide rule. Courses which will teach
the engineering student how and when to use this tool
are now finding their place in the U.B.C. curriculum.
Before many years it will be equally necessary for
the commerce graduate to understand something about
computer applications in the business world. Today
computers are used, for example, to prepare payrolls
and electric light bills, to process insurance policy records, to keep up-to-the-minute inventories for large mail
order firms, and to handle airline reservations (giving
an immediate reply to a remote inquiry station as to
whether seats on a particular flight are available, and
if not, suggesting suitable alternatives).
What of the future? What other human activities will
be taken over by these remarkable machines? One hears
claims that computers can translate languages, make
business decisions, compose music, play chess, and
prove mathematical theorems—activities generally considered to require a high degree of intelligence. Can
computers really do these things, people ask. Is it possible that machines of metal and glass are intelligent?
Do computers think?
It is true that computers have been made to do
(rather poorly, so far) all the things just mentioned.
"Artificial Intelligence" is an accepted title in computer-
oriented conferences and bibliographies. But it is also
true that in every case the actual orders given to the
computer (by a human programmer) to make it perform these tasks form a sequence of very simple operations—the kind of painstakingly thorough instructions
one might give to enable a complete idiot to perform
some moderately complex task.
The break-down of such a task into a sequence of
elementary operations is illustrated by the sample "computer programme". This not very difficult job—looking
up a word in a foreign language dictionary—might be
a small part of a 25,000-step translation programme.
The achievements and advances of artificial intelligence lie, not in the construction of machines capable
of ever more elaborate behaviour, but in the successful
analysis of complicated procedures into sequences of
very simple steps. If large, high-speed computers are
required for such jobs, it is not because they have any
special "intelligent ability" in greater measure than the
smallest and simplest of computers (or even than the
village idiot). It is just that performance of a job as
complex as, say, making one chess move, requires many
thousands or even millions of elementary operations.
Only a machine with a large memory can store all the
necessary instructions; only a very fast machine can
carry them out in reasonable time.
Do computers think? Tuum est!
Mr. Longfellow made his mark as an all-round student and
athlete in his days on campus. Graduating in English and
History, he gained notoriety among his professors, who even
today refuse to discuss his scholastic achievements. Devotees
will remember, loo, his successes with the women's low hurdles
and broad-jumping team, and the typically unpredictable way
in which he left town.
Last February we sent a short questionnaire dealing with
Alumni Annual Giving to a selected list of alumni. The replies
showed that Annual Giving enjoyed their support and that
they were generally in sympathy with its objectives. For your
interest and edification, we print the most literate comments
received from representatives of three faculties.
I should like to say that I regard Alumni Annual Giving as
an opportunity to fulfill an obligation. I realize that I paid
only a fraction of the cost of my education, and it's quite,
quite satisfying to me to replace, in a manner of speaking,
what has been of such benefit to me. I am at once proud and
humble that I can number myself among the higher educated,
I feel thereby that education is more directly my responsibility.
Particular interests of mine among your objectives are scholarships and "green fields". Athletics, I recall, gave me some of
my happiest moments.
Mr. Purloin has long been a leader in discussions of the
philosophy of education in the Commerce Faculty. You might
recall the debate that followed when, in 1958, he suggested
that professors could gradually be replaced by coin vending
machines. He is the author of the Commerce Balance Sheet
articles, "The Value of Education" and "How Much for a
Quick Look at Exams?"
Mr. Rench is considered to be about as civil as Civil Engineers get. In his years on campus he was known as "one
engineer you can talk to", although it isn't recorded that anyone ever did. Academically, he won a number of prizes in the
faculty, including Best Custom Car and Most Pubsters' Scalps,
and in the summer was a Roads Scholar with the Highways
It's clear to me that Canada's future depends in large measure
on an ever-increasing flow of educated men and women. Whatever I can do now for the university I'm in fact doing for
myself and my children. It pleases me to think that I am, and
will always be, a member of the University Family. By contributing what I can on an annual basis, I think I'm taking
care of my family obligations in a convenient way. I didn't
"earmark" my gift last year, as I think you people know at
least as well as I the immediate needs. If I had, I'd have
directed it to the Library Fund. I remember spending many
happy hours on its steps, in its foyer, at its tables—sometimes
even reading.
I'm glad to have the chance to join my fellow alumni every
year in doing something for my university and for the young
people coming along. I number my years on campus as among
the greatest in my life and when my dollars help someone
else to the opportunity I had, it's almost like going back. My
education made possible the life I'm now leading and if I
don't appreciate what the university means to its people, how
can I expect someone else to? You asked me about my personal interests—I'd have to say U.B.C. I enjoyed it all: the
lecture rooms, the playing fields, the Library, and even that
time in the President's Office. Cheers!
The comments of all who answered the Alumni Annual Giving questionnaire were considered in the preparation of this article, and
many of those thoughts have been incorporated. By Rae Haines Illustrations by Len Norris
The Chancellor, Dr. Phyllis Ross,
addresses meeting of Convocation.
Frank E.  Walden takes over as
president of Alumni Association.
A Warm and Friendly Party
A warm friendly party of 600 people
created the largest and most successful
annual general meeting of the Alumni
Association on May 10. The dinner, held
in the Hotel Vancouver ballroom followed a reception in the adjacent banquet
room and lounge.
Guest speaker James M. Minifie, CBC
Washington correspondent provided deep
insight into present - day Algeria. Mr.
Minifie had recently returned from that
troubled land.
George Feyer, pianist from the Hotel
Carlyle, President Kennedy's New York
residence, established a party mood early
at the reception. He captivated his audience with a half hour after-dinner concert
that featured his "Echoes of Childhood"
which he said were for "children of all
ages" and his styling of "My Fair Lady"
as the old masters would have written
the music. After the meeting he played
for an hour and no one wanted to leave.
In banquet room after dinner George Feyer carried on with his special mixture of witty comment and music
24 James M. Minafie
Dr.  W. C. Gibson, retiring president, presents honorary life
membership in Alumni Association to Mayor R. B. Wilson for
his Chairmanship of Victoria College Development Fund Drive.
Bill Gibson calls for action NOW
During my year of office as your President, my work in medical research has
taken me close to 50,000 miles over the
world's airways, and I have sought out
our graduates wherever I have gone.
Those whom I met I found to be enthusiastic people who are eager for news
of U.B.C. and Victoria College. They
want either to send their children to university in British Columbia, or they are
helping to build new universities and
colleges where they live. Their loyalty
is to higher education and they realize
that this field is at once a provincial
responsibility and a federal necessity. At
the international level it is heartening to
see gatherings of foreign students in the
homes of alumni, whether at Alice Hem-
ming's. overlooking Hampstead Heath in
London, or at Abbotsford in the Fraser
Valley. These students will return to
their homelands as Canada's best ambassadors.
The programme of your Association
over the past year has been concentrated,
of necessity, on getting more support for
the University provincially. I think it fair
to say that we are not yet satisfied with
our efforts in this direction, nor in the
matter of federal support.
We have already sparked a campaign
to unite the one-third of a million graduates of all Canadian universities in presenting to the Federal Government at
Ottawa the case for additional support
for higher education, specifically: the raising from $2.00 to $2.50 the per capita
grant paid to each province for this pur
pose; the payment of $1,000 per student
registered in a doctoral programme; and
finally, support for the proposal of our
honorary graduate, Dr. Wilder Penfield,
who has so clearly stated the need of one
federal dollar for endowment for each
federal dollar given for operating, thereby
guaranteeing in a few years an important
element of academic freedom for all universities.
The campaign for a University Hospital dating back to an Alumni brief in
1946 has induced the Provincial Government to agree in principle to its construction in the projected Health Sciences
Your Association hopes to be able to
assist with the development of a University Press in the coming year.
One of the most important changes
during the past year has been the development of grass-roots regional organizations where hundreds rather than hand-
fuls of graduates and friends may combine together to learn of the needs of
higher education in the province, and
eventually to take the kind of action
which will ensure these needs are met.
The emphasis by Mr. Paul Plant's
branches committee on regional programmes is being followed up by a committee under Dr. Patrick McGeer seeking
to deiineate the essentials of a plan for
higher education embracing the whole
province. At the same time a group under
Mr. Fred Field is seeking to co-ordinate
our efforts with those of the University's
department of extension, providing con
tinuing education for alumni and friends
of U.B.C. wherever they may live. In the
metropolitan Vancouver area our organizational pattern has been changed so that
the various degree groups may combine
in Divisions.
Despite the efforts of our Alumni Annual Giving committee under Mr. Alan
Eyre we have this parlous record to report: only ten per cent of our graduates
gave anything last year; the average gift
received from that hard-core group was
$14.02; thus our 25,000 graduates averaged just over $1.00 per head in gifts to
their Alma Mater. While we crawled
along at this rate, every student at U.B.C.
gave $10.00 towards the building programme. I cannot see how, as graduates,
we can do less. We should do more, much
more, for the fact is that when an Arts
student pays his tuition fees, he is paying
only one-fifth of the cost of his education.
When a medical undergraduate pays his
fees, he pays only one-eleventh of that
We know now that in ten years we
shall have 30,000 qualified students in
B.C. demanding higher education. I beg
you to realize that action now can guarantee that there will be sufficient professors and enough facilities throughout
the province to provide first-class higher
education. But if we go on with substandard budgets and slowed-down building programmes, and most of all, no comprehensive plan, we shall become an
educational backwater on a continent
which is moving rapidly ahead.
Frank  E.   Walden
Past President
Win. C. Gibson
H.   Frederick  Field
First Vice-president
Paul S. Plant
Second Vice-president
Mrs. John H. Stevenson
Mrs. D. C. Ellis
A. F. Pierce
Third Vice-president
Alan M. Evre
R. W. Macdonald
J. J. Carson
Mrs. K. M. Walley
D. B. Fields
D   M. Brousson
G. R. Donegani
President: Frank E. Walden, CA,
BCom'38. Resident partner, Clarkson,
Gordon & Co., chartered accountants.
Association: 1961-62, first vice-president;
vice-chairman government relations committee.
Past president: Wm. C. Gibson, BA'33,
MSc(McGill), DPhil(Oxon.), MD,CM
(McGill). Kinsmen professor of neurological research, U.B.C. Association:
1961-62, president; 1960-61, third vice-
First vice-president: Paul S. Plant,
BA'49. Vice-president of R. S. Plant Ltd.,
lumber brokers. Association: 1960-62,
member-at-large; chairman 1961 annual
general meeting; chairman branches committee; 1959, chairman class of '49 reunion.
Second vice-president: Mrs. John H.
Stevenson, BA,BCom'40 (nee Doris
Pratt). Housewife. Association: 1961-62,
second vice-president; chairman women's
Third vice-president: Alan M. Eyre,
BASc'45. President, Dueck on Broadway
Ltd. Association: 1961-62, member-at-
large; chairman alumni annual giving
Treasurer: H. Frederick Field, CA,
BA,BCom'4(). Frederick Field & Co.,
chartered accountants. Association: 1960-
62, treasurer; chairman office management committee; chairman continuing
education committee.
Members-at-large (terms expire  1963):
Mrs. David C. Ellis, BA'36 (nee Margaret Buchanan). Housewife. Association:
Chairman student-alumni  committee.
Alan F. Pierce, BA'49. President and
director, Wm. M. Mercer Ltd., consulting actuaries.
Roderick W. Macdonald, LLB'50.
Macdonald & Daniels, barristers and solicitors. Treasurer, Central City Mission.
Association: Alumni representative to
B.C. Council on Education.
John J. Carson, BA'43. Acting manager, staff services division, B.C. Hydro.
Association: 1960-61, first vice-president.
Members-at-large (terms expire 1964):
Mrs. Kenneth M. Walley, BA'46 (nee
Kathleen Anderson). Housewife. Association: Reunions chairman; 1957-58, arts
degree representative.
Donald B. Fields, CA, BCom'43. Resident partner, Clarkson, Gordon & Co.,
chartered accountants. Association: 1958-
60. treasurer.
D. M. Brousson, BASc'49. Manager,
Century Sales Ltd. Association: 1959-60,
chairman committee on counselling, student employment and faculty advisors;
1951-52, board of management.
Grant R. Donegani, BSA'41. Salesman,
Pemberton Securities Ltd. President, University Hill Parent Teachers' Association.
Treasurer, Alma YMCA. Association:
1951-52, alumni representative to Men's
Athletic Council.
N. T. Nemetz
M.  Collins
D. F. Miller
Nathan T. Nemetz, QC, BA'34. Nemetz, Austin, Christie & Bruk, barristers
and solicitors. Association: 1960-62, senate representative; 1956-57, president.
Mark Collins, BA, BCom'34. President, Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd. Association:     1960-62,     senate     representative;
1959-60, president.
Donovan F. Miller, BCom'47, SM-
(M.I.T.), Director and executive assistant
to the president, Canadian Fishing Company Ltd. Association: 1961-62, chairman nominating committee; 1960-61,
Agriculture: John L. Gray, BSA'39.
Public relations manager, Fraser Valley
Milk Producers' Association. Association: 1961-62, degree representative;
1954-55, degree representative.
Applied science: R. C. H. Rodgers,
BASc'61. Systems engineer, Aviation
Electric Pacific Ltd. Association: 1962-
63, homecoming chairman; 1961-62,
Architecture: Ronald S. Nairne, BA'47,
BArch'51. McCarter, Nairne & Partners,
architects. Association: 1961-62, degree
Arts: Mrs. L. Douglas Hayward,
BA'41, MA(Western Reserve), (nee Margaret Sage). Consultant on English for
foreign students, U.B.C.
Commerce: Kenneth Martin, BCom'46.
Consultant, Management Research (Western) Ltd.
Education: Walter Hartrick, BA'47,
PhD(Chic). Assistant professor, College
of Education, U.B.C.
Forestry: W. P. T. McGhee, BA'46.
Forester with Crown Zellerbach Canada
Ltd. Association: 1961-62, degree representative.
Home Economics: Patricia Creelman,
BHE'59. Teacher, Delbrook Senior High
Law:  Bryan Williams, BCom'57, LLB
'58. Andrews, Swinton & Smith, barristers and solicitors. Association: 1961-
62, degree representative; chairman legal
Library science: Robert Harriss, BLS
'62. First assistant, circulation division,
Library, U.B.C.
Medicine: Ralph M. Christensen,
BA'50, MD'54. U.B.C. department of
surgery, Vancouver General Hospital.
Association: 1961-62, degree representative.
Nursing: Alice J. Baumgart, RN, BSN
'58, U.B.C. school of nursing, St. Paul's
Hospital. Association: 1961-62, degree
Pharmacy: Douglas B. Franklin, BSP
'59. Sales representative, Abbott Laboratories Ltd. Association: 1959-62, degree
Physical education: J. Reid Mitchell,
BPE'49, BEd'55. Instructor in school of
physical education and recreation and
College of Education, U.B.C. Association:   1960-62,  degree  representative.
Science: Anthony Davidson, BSc'59.
Graduate student in geology,  U.B.C.
Social work: Mrs. Douglas W. Fowler,
BA'43, BSW'46 (nee Laura Mills). Supervisor, adoption placements, child welfare division, provincial department of
welfare. Member University Women's
Director, U.B.C. Alumni Association:
Tim Hollick-Kenyon, BA'51, BSW'53.
Assistant director, U.B.C. Alumni
Association: Gordon A. Thorn, BCom'56,
President 1962 graduating class:  Rol
and Beaulieu, BCom'62. Ford Motor Co.
AMS president 1962-63: Douglas
Stewart, Law 3.
Students' council representative: Malcolm Scott, Commerce 4. 1962-63, AMS
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Tokyo. The first meeting in history of
the Tokyo U.B.C. Alumni branch was
held on Saturday, March 31, at the home
of the Alumni branch contact, Takashi
Kiuchi, with a very interesting group,
both graduates and students who had
attended U.B.C. Yoshio Hida's photographs of the campus taken last year
were a great success. Takashi writes:
"You can imagine how you would feel
if you were given an opportunity to see
the pictures of the U.B.C. campus and
British Columbia after thirty years. Re
collections and a lot of conversations."
Takashi reports that he is busy with
several side-lines besides his work with
Mitsubishi Electric: "Writing a book on
Canada, meeting Dr. John Friesen, talking about you and Alumni Association
activities, doing a lot of things with
Canadian Embassy people, expecting
Dean Andrew tomorrow evening, and so
Following is a list of those who attended:  George J. Korenaga,  BCom'29;
Eastern Canadian branches busy
Ottawa. Dr. MacKenzie was the guest
of honor at an informal reception held
in Ottawa on February 19th at the University Club on Elgin street between the
hours of four and six o'clock. There was
a good turnout in spite of a blizzard that
night, and the group presented Dr. MacKenzie with a copy of Roderick Haig-
Brown's book, The Living Land. The
function was arranged by a committee
under the chairmanship of Ted Jackson,
Ottawa branch president.
Hamilton. Plans are well under way
for a reception in honor of Dr. MacKenzie and U.B.C. faculty members who
will be attending the meetings of the
learned societies and the NCCUC conference in Hamilton in the early part of
June. The reception is scheduled for
Tuesday, June 12, under the able chairmanship of Harry Penny. Since this date
is so close to the Chronicle deadline, we
shall report on the occasion in the next
Nursing division
One hundred attended the Nursing Division's dessert and coffee party held on
April 2, at the Faculty Club.
Specially invited guests were Mrs. N.
A. M. MacKenzie and Dean Helen Mc
Crae, with Mrs. Furnadjieff, advisor to
the Student Nurses' Association of B.C.,
and Miss Elinor Graham, executive secretary of the Registered Nurses' Association of B.C.
Trusty Yoshimura (Mrs. Saito), BA'34;
Yuriko Mizuno (Mrs. Moriya), BA'36;
Kiyoko Yoshida (Mrs. Matsuzaki), BA'34;
Peter S. Higashi, BA'38; Takashi Tachi
Kiuchi, MA'60; Elizabeth Daly, BA'61;
Tsutomu Tom Takeda, '58-'59; Yoshio
Hida, '60-'61; Ken Sakurai, '60 Summer;
Eisuke Yamaguchi, '60 Summer;
Kiichi Asano, '61 Summer; Yukio Ishi-
zuka, '61 Summer; Michi Hasebe, '61
Summer; George Cowley, Canadian Embassy.
New Contacts
Our network of Alumni branch contacts is widening. We welcome these new
Fort St. John. Art Fletcher, BCom'54,
supervising principal, North Peace River
high school, is one of the young community leaders of Fort St. John.
Vanderhoof. Dr. Alvin W. Mooney.
BA'35, MD, MSc(Alta.), a longtime
alumni supporter, is chairman of the
School Board.
Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Richard H.
Thompson (Margaret Mary Leeson, BA-
'59), 7631 North Eastlake Terrace,
Chicago 26.
Madison, Wisconsin. H. Peter Krosby,
BA'55, MA'58, will be our contact when
he joins the department of Scandinavian
studies at the University of Wisconsin.
28 Stanley T. Arkley was re-elected as
president of Friends of U.B.C. Incorporated at their annual meeting in Bellevue,
Washington, March 22. Robert J. Boroughs was elected secretary-treasurer.
Stan Arkley heads
Friends of UBC Incorporated
Friends of U.B.C. Incorporated is established to accept donations from friends
of the University living in the United
States. Donations to Friends of U.B.C.
Incorporated by persons subject to United
States income tax are deductible as charitable donations.
Mr. Arkley reported that $2,050.58
had been transferred from the Friends
of U.B.C. Incorporated to the University
of British Columbia in the year 1961.
Mr. Arkley also stated that $1,797.50
had been received directly by U.B.C.
from United States alumni.
In addition to Stanley Arkley and
Robert Boroughs, Frank Johnston, William Rosene, Cliff Mathers, Dan Young
and Gordon Thorn were elected trustees
for the following year. Frank Johnston is
president of the Seattle branch of the
U.B.C.  Alumni Association.
Persons living in the United States who
make contributions to U.B.C. through the
Friends of U.B.C. Incorporated should
make their cheques payable to Friends
of U.B.C. Incorporated, and mail them
to Friends of U.B.C. Incorporated, 3649
Mossgiel Road, Bellevue, Washington.
Fraser Valley
The first annual meeting of the Fraser
Valley University Association was held
April 11 in the Abbotsford Junior High
School. A good crowd attended to hear
the guest speaker, G. F. Curtis, dean of
the Faculty of Law, on the subject "Education and National Development." The
meeting attracted people from all parts
of the Fraser Valley including graduates
of several universities across Canada.
During the brief business meeting,
Mrs. G .E. W. Clarke spoke of the objectives of the Association and reported
briefly on its work during the past year.
The aim is to act as a liaison group
between the University and Fraser Valley
residents interested in the welfare of
Education and also to keep its members
informed as to the policy and progress
of the University.
The executive committee arranged a
series of speakers from the University.
As one of this series. Dr. John F. McCreary, dean of the Faculty of Medicine,
spoke in March on "New Horizons in
Medical Education".
Last year's outstanding project was
jointly sponsoring with International
House several week-end tours of foreign
students to the Fraser Valley. The Association arranged an interesting and
busy programme for the visiting students,
billeting them in alumni homes throughout the Fraser Valley during their stay.
Officers for the forthcoming year were
elected. The complete list is shown in the
Directory on page 42.
Alumni representatives from such distant points as Revelstoke and Kelowna
met in Vernon, March 3, and formally
constituted the Okanagan-Mainline University Association. Dr. E. M. Stevenson,
of Vernon, was elected president of the
The executive unanimously endorsed
the idea of sponsoring a second Conference in the area to stress the inadequacy
of present institutions to meet the needs
of higher education in British Columbia.
A further meeting was held in Kelowna
on April 7 to discuss the general plan and
framework of the proposed Conference.
At this meeting, it was decided that the
Conference would be held in March,
1963, in Kelowna, as the culmination of
Education Week activities, and that the
theme should be similar to "Where Will
Johnny Go to College in 1970?". Further meetings are scheduled to plan the
Conference programme and arrangements.
Vancouver Island
More than fifty alumni representing all
parts of Vancouver Island held a luncheon meeting on Saturday, March 31, at
Yellowpoint, near Nanaimo, and formally
organized the Vancouver Island University Association. It was stressed that
alumni of other universities were welcome to join as were non-graduates who
were sincerely interested. Mr. Frank Wal-
den detailed the objectives of regional
organizations of the Alumni Association
with voting representatives on the Board
of Management. At the short business
meeting, Mr. David Williams, of Duncan,
was elected president; Mr. Jack Caldwell, of Campbell River, vice-president;
and Mrs. Charlotte Moore, of Duncan,
The guest speaker for the meeting was
Professor Ronald Baker, of the department of English at U.B.C, who spoke on
the subject, "Who Will Go to College
and Where?".
Alumni respond to call for more Screening Committees
Saturday, June 23, at 2:30 for reception
for Dr. MacKenzie—See p. 4.
Alumni throughout British Columbia
are responding to the call to participate
in the increased number of scholarship
screening committees needed this year.
The need is caused by the sharp increase
in the number of scholarships from
twenty-two in 1961 to forty-two this year
—one for each electoral district of the
All applications for U.B.C. Alumni
Scholarships are first screened by a local
alumni committee in each district of the
province and then sent to Dean Walter
Gage at the University with recommendations. The regional scholarships are designed for high school students who are
coming to the Point Grey campus or
Victoria College for the first time. Each
scholarship is for $300.00.
Our sincere appreciation is given to
the chairmen and members of these committees for their support and the time
spent in this most worthy object.
29 Alumnae and Alumni
Items of Alumni news are invited in
the form of press clippings or personal
letters. These should reach the Editor,
U.B.C. Alumni Chronicle, 252 Brock
Hall, U.B.C, for the next issue not later
than August 1, 1962.
Harry I. Andrews, BSc, retired as vice-
president, planning, research and development, MacMillan, Bloedel and Powell
River Ltd. at the end of 1961. He joined
the Powell River Co. as plant chemist
in 1920. E. Douglas Sutcliffe, BASc'43,
MASc(Tor), has been appointed research
director to succeed him.
Joseph R. Giegerich, BASc, general
superintendent of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company's Sullivan
Mine, at Kimberley retired April 30 of
this year. Mr. and Mrs. Giegerich will
now be living in Victoria.
Ab  Richards
A. E. (Ab) Richards), BSA'23, MA
(Wise), PhD(Cornell), DSc'49, has retired from the Canada Department of
Agriculture, which he joined in 1931 as
agricultural economist. He and Mrs.
Richards spent the last year and a half
with the Canadian delegation in Geneva,
representing the departments of agriculture and of finance in negotiations with
EEC and GATT. Dr. and Mrs. Richards,
who have spent the last few months in
B.C., were guests of honor at a U.B.C.
dinner recently. His retirement coincides
with the 40th anniversary of the Great
Trek of which he was general chairman.
We left out
their names
W.  O. Banfield
W. Orson Banfield, BASc'22, MASc'23,
was elected a Vancouver alderman on
his first try last December. Mr. Banfield,
who recently retired from the insurance
business, has a long record of voluntary
public service in the Red Cross and for
19 years as a member of Vancouver General Hospital board of trustees. Both his
children are graduates, Jane Banfield,
BA,LLB'54, now programme officer with
the UNESCO national commission in
Ottawa, and John, BCom'56.
T. J. Campbell
Thomas J. Campbell, LLB'52, was also
elected a Vancouver alderman last December. He ran as candidate in the election for May the year before. Mrs.
Campbell is the former Juliette Lewis,
These names should have been included in the list of graduates who had
run for public office in the province,
which was published in the Spring Chronicle. We apologize for omitting the names
of those closest to home.
Clifford C. (Gee) Ternan, BASc, has
been appointed a member of the Kamloops advisory committee of the Eastern
Trust Company. Mr. Ternan is first vice-
president of Savona Timber Company
Limited and a director of Savona Sales
Company Limited, wholesale dealers in
lumber and plywood. He was formerly
assistant chief forester for the Province
of B.C., a member of the Canadian Institute of Forestry and a director of the
Canadian Forestry Association.
William   A.   Jones,   BASc,   MASc'27,
MA'28, PhD(Tor.), has been appointed
consulting geologist with responsibility
for the planning of all exploration projects undertaken by Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mines Limited in Timmins,
Ontario. Dr. Jones has been with Hollinger Mines since 1930 and for the past
ten years has served as chief geologist.
The Rev. J. Willox Duncan, M.B.E.,
CD., BA, is the new associate minister
of First Baptist church in Vancouver.
Rev. Mr. Duncan will serve as visitor and
counsellor. He served overseas as chaplain during World War II and completed
21 years of service by remaining in Germany with the Canadian regular force
establishments and the NATO brigade.
Returning to Canada, he was appointed
command chaplain, B.C. area, with headquarters at Jericho and later transferred
to Western Command. He retired last
fall with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
Joseph Marin, BASc, BA'58, MA(I11.),
PhD(Mich.), head of the engineering
mechanics department at Pennsylvania
State University, taught his second course
in "Properties of Materials" in Humble
Oil and Refining Company's lectures in
Science and engineering programme at
Baytown, Texas. These lectures provide
Baytown Refinery's technical force with
an unusual opportunity to stay abreast
of developments.
Joseph W. Bishop, O.B.E., CD., BASc,
who recently retired from the army, has
been made a vice-president of Ingledow
Kidd & Associates Limited. He has
established a branch office of the firm
in Colombo, Ceylon, from which he will
also maintain contact with engineering
activities of the organization in India.
James A. Taylor, BA, is the new deputy
provincial health minister for British
Columbia, succeeding Dr. G. F. Amyot,
DSc, who has retired.
Laurance G. Harris, BA, has been
appointed general manager of MacMillan,
Bloedel and Powell River Harmac and
Converting Operations. He will be responsible for operations of Sidney Roofing
and Paper Company, Martin Paper Products, Harmac Pulp Division, Island
Paper Mills and Paper Converting Division. Mr. Harris, who received his BA in
chemistry, has been with the company for
twelve years.
30 Our "Missing Grad
Mrs. Everett Day Hawkins (Kathleen
M. Greenwood, BA'33) tells us that this
painting was inspired by her first vivid
impression as the plane emerged from
high clouds to land at Bangkok.
Mrs. Hawkins is the wife of the chairman of the department of economics and
sociology at Mount Holyoke College,
and has travelled widely with him, twice
to postings in Indonesia. In June 1957
she took her AM degree in modern
French literature at Mount Holyoke; she
says that her thesis on Andre Malraux
and his volumes on art, immediately followed by a stay of a year and a half in
Jogjakarta, Centra Java, with the opportunity to study some of the ancient civilizations of southeast Asia, has greatly
influenced her painting. She has exhibited
frequently and is represented in a number of private collections.
Mrs. Hawkins wrote to the Chronicle
when she heard through Otto Nieder-
mann, BASc'26, that U.B.C. Reports had
Mrs.  Hawkins  with  "Rice  Terraces."
listed "Kathleen M. Greenwood, BA'33"
as a missing grad. Shortly after graduating from U.B.C. with combined honors
in French and Latin she won a scholarship to the Alfred Zimmern School of
International Relations in Geneva, Switzerland, then joined the staff of the Canadian Advisory Officer to the League of
Nations where she remained as private
secretary   to   Dr.    Riddell    and   later   to
Hume Wrong until 1940 when she went
to New Zealand via the Suez Canal to
be private secretary to Dr. Riddell, the
first   Canadian   High   Commissioner   to
of the Year"
New Zealand. She acted as High Commissioner for four months in 1944 during
the illness of Dr. Riddell. In 1945 she resigned from the department of external
affairs to become Public Relations screenings officer for the National Film Board.
In that capacity she visited Vancouver in
1950. "I still remembered the days of
the campaign back in 1931 or '32, I forget which, when the entire student body
took four days off from lectures to cover
the city on foot with a petition to keep
the government in Victoria from closing
the place for lack of funds. It was quite
a sight to come back and witness the
At present Mrs. Hawkins is a part-
time instructor in the department of
French language and literature at Mount
Holyoke. She shares her husband's interest in the economic development of
newly emerging nations, particularly in
southeast Asia, and is studying the art of
Asia at every opportunity.
But Did He Actually Say Anything?
IN THIS AGE of free-wheeling, non-stop verbalizing it doesn't
seem to matter whether or not anybody knows what he is talking
about. But seems is the operative word; it just seems that way.
There are still quite a lot of people around who get an aesthetic
boot out of the increasingly novel experience of listening to someone who has the facts as well as the words and music. Of course
nobody can know everything, but anyone can make a start toward
a new era of informed communication just by keeping track of
what's going on around him ... by, for instance, reading regularly
a well edited journal of news and opinion, like The Sun.
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The leaflets extend beyond the realm of formal education. 'How to
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should appeal to the youngsters and broaden the scope of their
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for the 12-20 year group and suggests various exercises to help them
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32 George Okulitch.
BSA'3 3
George J. Okulitch, BSA'33, MSA'35.
has been appointed assistant general
manager by the board of directors of the
Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association. He has been with FVMPA for 31
years as chief bacteriologist, and since
1948 as production manager. During
World War II, he held the rank of Lt.-
Colonel in the Canadian Army overseas.
He is an honorary lecturer at U.B.C.
A. B. (Sandy) Sanderson, BASc, of
A. B. Sanderson and Company Limited,
Victoria and Vancouver, is the newly
elected president of the Association of
Professional Engineers of B.C.
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L. T. Rader,
BASc'3 3
Louis T. Rader, BASc. MS(Cal.Tech.),
PhD(Cal.Tech.), who was vice-president
of ITT has accepted a position as president of the Univac Division of Sperry
Rand, the computer division of Remington Rand. The company has plants in
Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania
and Minnesota. Dr. Rader's headquarters
are in New York. He has also been
named a director of St. John's University
in Jamaica, New Y'ork.
Harry Katznelson, BSA, MS(Wash.
State), PhD(Rutgers) has been elected a
fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Dr. Katznelson was awarded the honor
in recognition of his scientific work as
director of the federal government's
Microbiology Research Institute in
George J. Korenaga, B.Com, has been
appointed director of a representative
office of the Bank of Nova Scotia in
Tokyo. Mr. Korenaga took post-graduate
work at Stanford University. He has
spent twenty years in the international
department of one of the largest commercial banks in Japan.
Italo A. Rader, BASc, sales manager
for Canada for the Allan Bradley Manufacturing Company in Gait, Ontario, has
been appointed director and vice-president of the parent company in Milwaukee.
William N. English, BA, PhD(Calif.),
has been appointed director of Bedford
Institute of Oceanography at Dartmouth,
Nova Scotia. The $4,000,000 research
centre is now under construction. Dr.
English, a marine scientist, was deputy
superintendent of the Defence Research
Board's Pacific naval laboratory at Esquimau before taking over his new post on
April 15. He heads a force of 300 scientists.
Irvine J. Adair, BASc, has been
appointed director of purchases for the
Aluminum Company of Canada Limited.
John S. Kendrick, BASc, vice-president
of Sandwell International Limited, has
been elected vice-president of the B.C.
Professional Engineers Association for
John Davis, BASc, BA(Oxon.), BASc
(Oxon.), PhD(McGill), won the nomination as Liberal candidate for Coast Capi-
lano in the June election.
John Guthrie, BA, MA'40, has been
appointed mill manager of the Celgar
mill in Castlegar. Celgar is a subsidiary
company of Columbia Cellulose Company Limited.
J. Gordon King, BASc, has been
appointed to the position of plant manager of the Vancouver Marpole and
Granville Island plants of Monsanto
Canada Limited.
Mrs. Arthur D. Beirnes (nee Virginia
Galloway, BA, LLB'49) has returned
from New York which she visited as
winner of the United Nations Fellowship
awarded by the Canadian Federation of
Business and Professional Women. En
route home she addressed a number of
Business and Professional Women's clubs
in eastern Canada. Mrs. Beirnes was
elected president of the Vancouver Council of Women at its recent annual meeting.
Darrell T. Braidwood, BA, MA'41, was
elected by acclamation as president of
the 1962 Vancouver Board of Trade,
which this year celebrated its 75th anniversary. His election marks the first
father-and-son succession in the Board's
history; the late Thomas Braidwood held
the office in 1947.
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33 R. K. Porter,
T. Arthur McLaren, BASc, president
of Allied Builders Limited in Vancouver,
has built a $250,000 federal government
survey and service ship, the Hugh Young.
for use on the Mackenzie river. After
completion the ship had to be cut into
nine parts and shipped by rail to Waterways, 460 miles north of Edmonton,
where it will be put back together.
William E. Mills, BASc, is senior
mechanical engineer for the B.C. department of public works.
Robert K. Porter, BCom, is executive
vice-president and general manager of
Thomas J. Lipton Limited. He is also a
director of the Tea Council of Canada
and Lever Brothers Limited. He and his
wife, the former Agnes Merle Turnbull,
BA'37, and their four children are living
in Toronto.
Andrew W. Snaddon, BA, after five
years as associate editor of the Calgary
Herald, is now managing editor of the
Edmonton Journal. Mr. Snaddon was
Ubyssey editor, 1942-43. He is well-
known as a commentator for CBC and
private radio and has been writing a
regular weekly report on Alberta for
Toronto Globe and Mail.
E. Douglas Sutcliffe, BASc, MASc
(Tor.), formerly with the B.C. Electric, is
executive director, central planning and
research department, for MacMillan,
Bloedel and Powell River Ltd. He succeeded Harry I. Andrews, BSc'20, who
retired last winter.
Charles H. Clay, BASc, is the author
of a book, Design of Fishways and other
Fish Facilities, recently published by the
department of fisheries of Canada. Mr.
Clay has been with the department since
1949 as chief engineer and chief of fish
culture, Pacific area.
Robert A. Davidson, BASc, is manager
of the motor and generator department
for Canadian Allis-Chalmers Limited.
Mr. Davidson has been with the company
for seven years in the electrical division.
Lino Giuriato, BCom, and his brother,
David Giuriato, BA'51, are vice-president
and general manager, and production
superintendent, respectively, of Bonus
Foods Limited, a company which started
when Luigi Giuriato, their father, and
president of the company, began making
ravioli in his kitchen. The company
caters to the export business but the
major volume of sales remains in Canada.
Phyllis Lapworth, BA. was presented
with the Medicine Hat. Alberta Quota
Club's "Lady of Merit" award in February. Each year the club honors an
outstanding woman for voluntary contributions to the betterment of the community. Miss Lapworth is chief librarian
of Medicine Hat public library.
Terence W. McLorg, BASc. is now
executive secretary of the Canadian Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Association in Toronto. Mr. McLorg is currently
serving as chairman for the Ontario provincial advisory committee for apprenticeship in the refrigeration trade.
James Hatter, BA, PhD.'State Coll. of
Wash.), has been appointed to the newly-
created post of assistant game director
for B.C. Dr. Hatter joined the fish and
game branch in 1948 and has been the
chief game biologist until his new
appointment. He was the first biologist
appointed by the government.
Ross G. Woodman, BA, MA(Man.),
PhDfTor.), chairman of the department
of English at Middlesex College, University of Western Ontario, has been
awarded a Nuffield Fellowship for one
year's study in England. Dr. Woodman
will do research on the major romantic
poets of 19th century England. A book
written by him on the poetry of Shelley
is expected to be published soon.
Gilbert M. Josephson, BASc, has been
named to the newly-created position of
manager of development. Sifto Salt Limited, a subsidiary of Dominion Tar &
Chemical Co. Ltd. Mr. Josephson will
be concerned directly with the company's
new products, processes and plants. His
headquarters are in Montreal. Quebec.
Denis C. Smith, BA, BEd'47, DEd
(UCLA), was unanimously recommended
by the board of directors of the Canadian
Psychological Association for full membership in the Association. Dr. Smith is
a professor in the College of Education
at U.B.C.
H. O. H. Vernon-Jackson, BCom, BA
'47, is now principal of the Government
Teacher Training College in Kumba,
West Cameroun, in tropical rain forest
64 miles inland from the coast. In the
United Nations plebiscite the people of
the former Southern Cameroons voted
to join the independent, neighboring ex-
French Republic of Cameroun. After the
departure of the British trusteeship government, Mr. Vernon-Jackson was invited
to remain. He was in Paris in January
seeing audio-visual intensive language
training centres in connection with a
College research project in Kumba. This
project aims at an entirely new syllabus
suitable for education in an independent
territory that was once German, then
British (although attached to Nigeria),
and now a part of a republic based on a
French tradition. He writes that life
there is full of interest, and that the
Camerounians are hardworking, dedicated
to making a success of their country, and
could not be friendlier nor more hospitable. Mr. Vernon-Jackson has been
in West African educational administration for the last ten years. He had special
duties during the Northern Nigeria self-
government celebrations in 1959, then
with the United Nations plebiscite in
North Cameroons, and was organizer of
the Universal Primary Education scheme
for the Kano urban area, Northern
Nigeria's largest city.
Bertram N. Brockhouse, BA.MA.PhD
(Tor.), research officer of Atomic Energy
of Canada Limited in Chalk River, Ontario, received the Oliver E. Buckley
solid-state physics prize for 1962. The
prize—a medal and cash award of $1,000
—was presented at the joint annual
meeting of the American Physical Society and the American Association of
Physics Teachers held in Toronto. Dr.
Brockhouse won the award for outstanding contributions to the study of phonon-
spectra and spin-wave spectra of solids
by scattering of neutrons.
Lawrence W. Downey, BA, PhD
(Chic), has been appointed head of the
division of secondary education at the
University of Alberta. The appointment
will be effective July 1. An associate professor in the division of educational administration since 1960, he is editor of
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of the leadership course for school principals. He has contributed to several
major publications dealing with educational administration.
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35 Stan Burke,
Harold N. Burgess, BASc, is now vice-
president of the British Columbia Transformer Company Limited. Mr. Burgess
has been general manager of the organization since its inception and will
continue in this capacity.
Stanley L. Burke, BSA, has been
appointed CBC permanent correspondent
in Paris as of lanuary 1962. Although
stationed in Paris, Mr. Burke will be reporting throughout continental Europe.
He will be contributing to CBC newscasts and CBC Newsmagazine and News
Roundup. Some of our readers may have
seen Mr. Burke's broadcast on CBC
Newsmagazine after he had been barricaded by the OAS in Algiers.
Alan B. Chalmers, BA, was awarded
a $1,500 B.C. department of education
scholarship for specialized study of remedial reading. Mr. Chalmers is an
Alberni district secondary school teacher.
John   S.   Clark,   BSA,   MSA'50.   PhD
(Cornell), has been with the Soil Research Institute, department of agriculture
in Ottawa, since his transfer last November from their Soils Division near the
campus. From 1956 to 1961, Dr. Clark
was on the staff of the department of
soil science at U.B.C.
William Scott Douglas, BASc, has been
appointed general manager of Strategic-
Udy Metallurgy Limited (SUMAC) at
Niagara Falls, Ontario. Mr. Douglas
joined the company in 1957 as assistant
to the plant superintendent. SUMAC is
currently developing and demonstrating a
new electric universal smelting process,
which is a breakthrough in metallurgical
technique. The new SUMAC facility is
considered the largest of its kind in the
Morley R. Kare, BSA(Man.), MSA,
PhD (Cornell), who received his master's
degree in the field of poultry science, has
been appointed professor of zoology at
the North Carolina State College in Raleigh, N.C. Dr. Kare had been with
Cornell University since he obtained his
doctorate there in 1952 in the department
of physiology.
William D. Korlie, BASc, has been
appointed vice-president and general
manager of Sprague Engineering Corp.'s
INET division in California.
Douglas C. Peck, BCom, BA'49, is the
new editor of Western Business & Industry now in its thirty-third year of
Robert McC. Rae, BSA, MASc (Sask.),
has left for Damascus as a United Na
tions food adviser to the Syrian government. He had previously spent five years
in India and was at the Brandon Agricultural College in extension work for
western Manitoba before leaving on his
latest assignment. He is the son of the
Rev. Dr. Hugh M. Rae, BA'25, MA'27.
Lawrence L. Wilson, BA, MHA
(Minn.), after more than four years with
the Canadian Hospital Association as
assistant director of educational programmes, has moved to a new post in
Edmonton, Alberta. He has been appointed assistant director of Royal Alexandra Hospital, which has a new 600-
bed hospital now under construction.
W. Maurice Young, BCom, MS(MIT).
has been appointed president and general
manager of Finning Tractor and Equipment Company. Mr. Young has been
with the company for 15 years.
Frederick S. Gregory, BA, LLB'50, has
been appointed London, Ontario's first
full-time city solicitor. He was formerly
solicitor for DVA and the Veteran's Land
Act offices in London, and was a city
alderman for the last two years until
his new appointment.
A. David Levy, BA. joined Ogilvy,
Benson & Mather (Canada) Limited in
Toronto last November as advertising
writer. For the past year and a half he
has been pursuing his interest in Soviet
affairs by writing for the business press
and Saturday Night. He has also been on
radio and TV.
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36 William N. McBain, BA, MA'50, assistant professor of psychology at San Jose
State College, California, has received
a $30,000 grant from the U.S. department of health, education and welfare to
study monotony as an accident predictor.
Hazel M. Macdonald, BA, is currently
on furlough from Formosa where she is
a Presbyterian missionary. Her work in
Formosa was with the women in the
Northern Synod of the Formosan Presbyterian Church.
Robert R. Reid, BCom, who teaches
typographical design at Vancouver School
of Art and is typographical consultant to
U.B.C.'s editorial committee, has been
awarded a $4,000 Canada Council fellowship to work in Europe for a year.
Mr. Reid and his wife, the former
Felicity Pope, BA'51, and their four boys,
will spend the year in England and travelling in Europe, studying the operation
of private presses—the kind that produce
books for beauty's sake in limited editions, not necessarily for profit. Mr. Reid
runs one of Canada's private presses in
his home in Burnaby.
The Rev. Stewart D. Robertson, BA,
is the new minister of South Mountain
United Church pastoral charge in Ontario. The charge includes churches at
South Mountain, Heckston and Mountain. Mr. Robertson graduated from
Union Theological College in 1953. With
his wife, he spent some six years as a
missionary in Japan where their three
children were born.
James E. Smith, Jr., BASc, is vice-
president of Computing Devices of Canada. He joined CDC in 1953 after four
years as a research officer in aerodynamics with the National Research Council.
George K. Petrunia, BASc, was
appointed assistant general manager of
the Bradshaw division of Dow Chemical
of Canada Limited. Mr. Petrunia was
formerly in the Sarnia plant of Dow
Chemical as assistant superintendent of
the plastics division. His new headquarters will be in Toronto.
A. Rhys Smith, BA, has been promoted
to commander in the Royal Canadian
Naval Reserve. He was also recently
appointed honorary naval aide-de-camp
to the Governor-General. Cdr. Smith has
been with the Calgary District Planning
Commission since 1951 and a director
since 1957.
W. J. Camozzi, BA, BSW'52, has been
named regional administrator of social
welfare at Nelson. He spent three years
as supervisor of social welfare in New
Westminster and has just finished four
years in the Vancouver district office.
Mrs. Michael Carlton (nee Lois Mae
Gill, BA, BSW'53) of the B.C. department of social welfare has been promoted to district supervisor for the areas
of Nelson and New Denver.
Walter H. Lewis, BA, MA'54, PhD
(U. of Virginia), has received a $24,000
research grant from the National Science
Foundation of Washington, D.C. Dr.
Lewis has gone to Leeds, England and
will also visit Africa in the course of
his research. His wife, the former Memory Patience F. Elvin, BA'52, MS (U. of
Penn.), will be working towards her PhD
at Leeds University. They will be away
two years.
Victor M. Petroskey, LLB, has been
appointed secretary-treasurer of West
Coast Acceptance Corporation Limited.
Kenneth L. Burke, BA, LLB'58, with
the department of immigration and citizenship, has left for a two year tour of
duty in Hong Kong. Mr. Burke was formerly in Ottawa.
John W. Braithwaite, BA, BSW'55,
MSW'56, warden of Haney Correctional
Institution, has been elected president of
the B.C. Corrections Association. Mr.
Braithwaite worked at Oakalla Prison
Farm in Burnaby from 1953, and completed university while working full time.
He joined the staff of the Haney Correctional Institution in 1956 as deputy
warden of training and in 1958 was
appointed to the position of warden.
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Ronald Davies,
Ronald E. Davies, BSA, MSA'56, PhD
(Texas A&M College), who has been with
the department of poultry husbandry at
the Texas Agricultural and Mechanics
College since 1954, has accepted a position as assistant professor of biochemistry
(dermatology) at the Temple University
Medical School and Biochemist, Skin and
Cancer Hospital, Philadelphia. In addition to work on normal and abnormal
mineral metabolism of the skin, he will
participate in a programme to study the
functions of vitamin A in keratinization,
of vitamin B6 in some conditions which
respond to pyridine derivations, and of
glucose in a type of local diabetes termed
glychistechia. A grant of $30,000 is available in support of the projects.
Ronald F. Turbitt, BASc, formerly
with Union Carbide in New Jersey and
Toronto has gone into the small boat
business in Vancouver. Mr. Turbitt was a
key man in the electric welding section
of Union Carbide's development laboratory and is using the aluminum welding
technique he helped to develop there. His
are the only light-gauge aluminum boats
built anywhere without a rivet.
Victor R. Bennett, LLB, has been
appointed vice-president and general
manager of Timmins Aviation Limited,
Montreal. Mr. Bennett has been with the
company since 1956 having served as
general manager for the past three years.
James E. Eccott, BCom, has been
appointed sales supervisor, Quebec and
Maritimes region, of Crown Zellerbach
Building Materials (Eastern) Limited.
Ellis G. Lindsay, BA, BSW'58, was
recently appointed district supervisor in
the Prince George office of the department of social welfare. Mr. Lindsay
joined the staff in  1953.
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Scotland. Dr. McGhee interned at St.
Paul's Hospital in Vancouver before
leaving for Britain where he studied at
Davenport General Hospital, Nottingham
General Hospital and at the Royal
National Orthopedic Hospital of London.
Leonard P. Sampson, BA(New Zealand), BEd, MEd'59, former teacher at
Vancouver Technical School, has been
appointed superintendent of schools in
Bowness, a suburb of Calgary.
Earle W. Toppings, BA, has been
appointed an assistant editor, trade department, for the Ryerson Press.
Ernest A. Unwin, BASc, MS(Arizona),
has been appointed assistant professor of
mathematics at Clarkson College of
Technology in Potsdam, N.Y. Mr. Unwin had been a research fellow at the
University of Arizona  since   1959.
Charles K. Harman, BASc, has been
promoted to the position of district engineer, water rights branch, in Prince
George. He was previously employed as
divisional engineer in the fish and game
branch in Vancouver.
John L. Jambor, BA, MSc'60, who has
been with the federal department of
mines in Ottawa for the past two years
has received a singular honor at the age
of 25. He was asked to address the International Mineralogical Association in
Washington, D.C. in April on his new
method of determining the composition
of a mineral by X-ray. The technique
provides a rapid method of determining
the mineral structure of large bodies of
rock. It will eliminate long arduous
chemical analyses and optical studies
which were formerly necessary.
Alexander M. Saunders, MD, begins
his appointment as instructor in Pathology at Stanford Medical School this
August. He will also do polysaccharide
research there.
Arthur W. Verchere, BCom, LLB'58,
was called and admitted to the B.C. bar
in January.
John T. Whitely, BASc, formerly with
the B.C. Telephone Company in Vancouver, has joined the engineering staff
of Lynch Communication Systems Inc.,
San Francisco, California. He will be
engaged primarily in product and modifications engineering.
John F. Chant, BA, has been appointed assistant professor in the department
of economics at Queen's starting in September. At present he is doing postgraduate work at Duke University.
Michael D. Goldrick, BCom, MA
(Queen's), has recently been appointed
director of research of the Toronto
Bureau of Municipal Research which aims
at promoting efficient, economical government through research and objective
non-partisan comment on the administration of municipal government. The
Bureau, established 47 years ago is the
only non-government organization in
Canada supplying this type of information service. It's financial support comes
entirely from voluntary contributions
made by individual and corporate subscribers. Responsibility for the direction
of its policy rests with a council composed of prominent men from business,
industry and the professions, who donate
their time and experience to the Bureau.
The Bureau has had a long history of
service to the Toronto area.
Neil V. Merrick, BCom, formerly
assistant personnel superintendent for
the Hudson's Bay Company in Vancouver, has been transferred to the Toronto-
Hamilton division, where he will be personnel manager of Morgan Stores.
Christopher L. Dyble, BSA, has been
appointed B.C. Hydro Authority farm
service representative for the areas of
Langley, Haney, Surrey and Delta. His
office is in Abbotsford. In his new position Mr. Dyble will assist farmers generally. He will give particular attention
to applications of electricity and natural
gas on the farm.
Norman R. Gish, BA(Alta), LLB, has
been posted to Hong Kong as an assistant
Canadian government trade commissioner. Mr. and Mrs. Gish, the former Joan
Ann Thompson, BA'58, and their small
son will be leaving early in August for
an extended two and one-half years.
Elizabeth H. Halley, BA, MA(Wisc),
has joined the staff of the East Suffolk
Library in Ipswich, England as graduate assistant librarian. She is learning
the British library system before moving
on to a branch library. Miss Halley has
her master of arts in library science. Before going to Britain she worked in the
Vancouver Public Library.
Anna L. Hamilton, BA, after completing the Harvard-Radcliffe programme in
business administration, is teaching at
Orangeville district high school in Ontario. The Harvard-Radcliffe programme
is a one year course for young women
graduates who have received their education in liberal arts.
Edward Cecil Roper, BSc(Alta), MBA,
has been appointed principal of B.C.'s
first Institute of Technology which, it is
hoped, will be in operation by September 1, 1963 in Burnaby. For the past year
Mr. Roper has been on the staff of UBC's
Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration. Previous to that, he was
president of Howe Sound Mining Company, the parent company of Britannia
mines and others in Mexico, Canada and
the U.S.
Ernest G. Enns, BSc, a post-graduate
student at U.B.C, has received a $2,400
National Research Council fellowship to
study physics.
Frank lacobucci, BCom, LLB'62, has
been awarded a Newton W. Rowell fellowship for post-graduate studies in public international law. Mr. lacobucci has
applied to attend Cambridge University.
The $1,800 grant is from a trust fund
established by the late chief justice of
Ontario who was also the founder of the
Canadian Institute of International
Affairs, which now administers the fund.
James B. Johnston, MD, after finishing
his interneship at the Youngstown Hospitals plans to take a residency in psychiatry in Pennsylvania.
Athlone Fellowships
These graduates were awarded Athlone Fellowships for 1962-64.
D. L. Birdsall, BASc'62, Vancouver.
B. L. Eyford, BASc'62, North Burnaby.
A. D. Gosman, BASc'62, Quesnel.
R. A. Ploc, BASc'62, Vancouver.
W. D. Rion, BASc'62, Sarnia,
P. A. Wiebe, BASc'60, Vancouver.
Wilson Fellowships
These    graduates    were    awarded
$1,500 Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
for graduate studies. The awards are
given   annually   to   outstanding   students of the humanities, social sciences
and natural sciences. Award winners
may   attend   any   Canadian   or   U.S.
graduate  school  and are  encouraged
to use the experience as preparation
for careers in college teaching.
David H. Berg, BA'62, Vancouver.
David   M.   Bromige,   BA'62,   Vancouver.
Lorenne M. Gordon, BA'62, Vancouver.
Erich J. C. Hahn, BA'62, Vancouver.
Gustavus   E.   Huige,   BA'62,   Vancouver.
Howard Lim, BA'62, Vancouver.
John L. Paynter, BA'62, Vancouver.
George S. Pond, BA'62, Vancouver.
Alexander  Rebman-Huber,   BA'62,
Robert   S.   Thomson,   BA'62,   Victoria.
Gerald E. Tripard, BA'62, Vancouver.
38 Marriages
burton-martin. W. Donald Burton,
BA'58, to Ayliffe Martin, in Kyoto.
DE      DABOUB      LEAL-RUSSELL.      Jorge      de
Daboub Leal to Roberta Marie Russell.
BEd'60,  in  Mexico  City,  Mexico.
home-baker. George Home, BCom'61, to
Donna Elizabeth Baker, in Vancouver.
jephson-flack. Ronald John Jephson,
LLB'56, to Judith Linnie Flack, in
kirk-nelson. Denis Heggen Kirk, BArch
'61, to Madelene Alexandra May Nelson, BHE'61, in Vancouver.
mcguinness-orubb. William Fredrick
McGuinness to Geraldine Joyce Grubb,
BA'57 in Montreal, Quebec.
mclennan-saunders. Alexander Norman
McLennan, BSc'61, to Sally Irene
Saunders,  in  Vancouver.
martin-anderson. Charles Frederick
Martin to Agnes C. Anderson, BA'21.
(nee Healy), in Tacoma, Washington.
peerless-baxter. Sydney John Peerless,
MD'61, to Priscilla Ann Baxter, in
jeffrey-robinson. Walter William Jeffrey to Robena Claire Robinson, BA'57.
MA'60, in Cambridge, N.B.
sauer-cassells. Charles Douglas Sauer,
BASc'59, to Agnes Joan Cassells, in
Ottawa, Ontario.
turnbull-gotjrlay. Kenneth Walter
Turnbull, BASc'60, to Deanna Ruth
Gourlay, BSN'61, in Vancouver.
wiebh-rosene. Paul Arthur Wiebe,
BASc'60, to Joanne Wendy Rosene, in
wild-nachtrieb. Alexander Wild, BASc
'56, to Sheila Ann Nachtrieb, BA'58,
BSW'59, in Vancouver.
3488 West Broadway   RE gent 3-9733
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New  York trained
Expert Care for all breeds
Poodle  Specialist — Pet and Show
MR. AND MRS. J. v. s. antle, BCom'55,
(nee Elizabeth rose hogg, BA'56),
a son, Gregory Michael, February 11,
1962, in New Westminster.
(nee dorothy may skeet, BA'57), a
daughter, Dorothy Lee (Dori), January  11,1962, in Vancouver.
'61, a daughter, Barbara Elaine, April
15,  1962, in Vancouver.
'58 (nee Marie Cecila Kluck, BSN'58),
a son, John Anthony, April 16, 1962,
in Vancouver.
MR.    AND   MRS.   LAURENCE   LIBBERT,    (nee
a son, David Max, March 11, 1962, in
London, England.
MR.   AND    MRS.    F.    D.    MOYLS,    BA'46,    a
daughter, Arleene Frances, April 21,
1962, in Vancouver.
'59, (nee selma-jo dixon, BCom'57),
a son, Christian Thomas, December
15, 1961, in Nakusp.
MR.    AND    MRS.     PETER    R.    ROMANCHUK,
BCom'56, a son, Peter John, September 5, 1961, in Kelowna.
DR.     AND     MRS.      SAUNDERS,      MD'57,      a
daughter, Joanne Carol, April 18, 1962,
in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
MR.     AND     MRS.     ROBERT     F.     SNOWBALL,
BASc'59, MASc'61, a son, John Forrester, April 14. 1962, in Birmingham,
MA'41 (nee sheila m. ogilvie, BA'46,
BASc'47, a son, David Ronald, July 6,
1961, in Vancouver.
MR.   AND   MRS.   K.   F.   WEAVER,   B'Com'49,
a son,  Jonathan Gavin, February  27,
1962, in West Vancouver.
MR.    AND    MRS.    WILLIAM    A.    T.    WHITE,
BCom'48, a son, Ian Richard, February 20, 1962, in Ottawa.
MR.   AND   MRS.   THOMAS   E.   WYNNE,   BASc
'59, (nee Elizabeth j. donald, BSN
'57), a daughter. Mary Elizabeth, December 13, 1961. in Vancouver.
At Home
on the Campus
Dairyland products are delivered to UBC
every day; UBC-trained bacteriologists
staff the Dairyland laboratory; UBC's
Faculty of Agriculture has worked in
close cooperation ivith Dairyland for
many years.
Dairyland is proud of this long and
happy association with the University of
British Columbia.
A Division of the Fraser Valley
Milk Producers' Association.
39 Death:
May Barclay, BA'19, MA'20, for
many years assistant professor in the department of mathematics, died on February 5 of this year. Although several
indomitably restricted years of ill-health
had obliged her to give up her work in
1961. she had the happiness of a year in
the old home in New Westminster in
which she had lived since 1908. Her
family had earlier come to British Columbia from Port Elgin, Ontario, where
May was born.
May was an undergraduate of U.B.C.
in the days of the old Fairview shacks, a
graduate student at the time of the Great
Trek, and a member of the teaching
staff for almost forty years. During this
long span, able students were delighted
by the notable clarity of her lectures, and
countless lame dogs were helped over
the stile of freshman maths. At the time
of her retirement appreciative notes both
from the mathematical and the non-
mathematical delighted May's heart.
Hers was a nature essentially loyal
and undemanding. Her friends—both of
the old student days and of later times
—pay tribute to such qualities by continuing to think and speak of her as
"dear May".
Allon Peebles, BA, PhD(Columbia),
died March 13, 1962 at the age of 61
in Ottawa. A medical and labor research
economist, he was chairman of B.C.'s
first Health Insurance Commission in
1936 and helped fashion the later B.C.
Hospital Insurance Service. He went to
Ottawa in 1941 as first executive director
of the Unemployment Commission and
was in charge of the labor department's
research and statistics. Dr. Peebles earlier
taught economics at the University of
California and at Columbia. He wrote
several books on medical facilities, insurance and care. After retiring from the
labor department in 1947, he entered
private business in Chatham, Ontario.
Dr. Peebles, who was born in New Westminster, is survived by his wife, three
daughters and three sisters.
Mrs. Crawford F. Failey (nee Christie
Urquhart, BA), died of a heart attack
at her home in Terre Haute, Indiana, on
February 1, 1962. Her death came without warning; she had been well and
strong. As Christie Urquhart she was a
well-known and popular member of the
student body. She was born in Scotland
and lived on Lulu Island while attending
U.B.C. She graduated in chemistry, in
which she was a brilliant student. In her
final year she was on the Students' Council which planned the Great Trek.
Arthur Hugo Ray, BA, died February
10. 1962 at the age of 58 in Vancouver.
Mr. Ray, an authority of municipal
affairs, was chairman of the Metropolitan Joint Committee which reported on
the pros and cons of unifying administrations and services in eleven lower Mainland municipalities. Called to the B.C.
bar in 1927, he was a graduate of the
Vancouver Law School that preceded the
law faculty at U.B.C. He was elected
president of the Vancouver Bar Association in 1959. After many active years on
the West Vancouver council he retired
from municipal office when named to
head the metro inquiry. He had also been
a provincial director of the Red Cross
and president of its West Vancouver
branch, president of the B.C. Theatre
Association, president of the Kitsilano
Boys' Band, secretary of the Medico-
Legal Society of B.C. and secretary of the
insurance section of the Canadian Bar
Association as well as member of the
Vancouver Community Planning Association. Mr. Ray, who was born in London,
England, came to B.C. in his infancy. He
is survived by his wife, four sons, two
daughters and a brother.
The   Rev.  George   A.   Hamilton,   BA
(Alta), MA, who was ordained while
serving as a stretcher-bearer with the
Canadian army in Belgium in 1919, died
in Vancouver on March 1, 1962. Born in
Sunderland, England, he came to British
Columbia in 1910 and took his BA at
the University of Alberta. Mr. Hamilton
served in churches in Powell River and
Creston before retiring from St. Giles
United Church, Vancouver, in 1957, and
served a term as president of the B.C.
Conference of the United Church. He
was United Church chaplain for Vancouver General Hospital, St. Paul's and
Pearson TB hospitals, and Canadian
Legion TB Veterans, Branch 44. A past
member of the senate and board of governors of Union College of B.C., he received an honorary DD in 1954. He is
survived by his wife, a son and daughter
and four grandchildren, all of Vancouver.
Francis McGregor Robertson, BASc,
died January 23, 1962, at his home in
Cornwall, Ontario. He was 56. Mr. Robertson, who joined Canadian Industries
Ltd. following graduation, had lived in
Cornwall since 1939 when he was
appointed assistant works manager of
their Cornwall plant. He was named
works manager in 1946. He was a member of the city Harbor committee, Cornwall Board of Trade, Cornwall general
hospital board of governors, the Chemical Institute of Canada, Cornwall Ki-
wanis Club, Curling Club and the Cornwall Golf and Country Club. Mr.
Robertson, who was born in Victoria, is
survived by his wife and two sons. A
brother, Gordon Robertson, lives in
John Utting Copeman, PE, BASc in
civil engineering, died suddenly March
5, 1962, in Victoria. He was bridge maintenance engineer for the department of
highways. Major Copeman, who was born
in Calgary, Alberta, had his early education in England and Victoria and
attended the University of California for
three years. After working for a few years
as a rodman he entered U.B.C. He
joined the provincial department of public works as a draughtsman the year he
graduated. From 1939 to 1945 he served
with the artillery. Rejoining the civil
service as an engineer, he became resident engineer in 1947, bridge inspector
in 1951 and bridge maintenance engineer in 1957. He is survived by his wife
and one daughter.
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Ttvgress ts Our Most fmportant Product U.B.C. Alumni Association Directory
honorary president—N. A. M. MacKenzie, C.M.G., M.M. and Bar, Q.C.
BA, LLB(Dalhousie), LLM(Harvard), LLD(Mount Allison, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ottawa, Bristol, Alberta, Glasgow, Dalhousie, St. Francis
Xavier, McGill, Sydney, Rochester, Alaska, California, Memorial, British
Columbia) DCL(Whitman, Saskatchewan), DScSoc(Laval), President ot
the University of British Columbia.
Executive Committee: president—Frank E. Wal-
den, BCom'38, CA; past president—Wm. C.
Gibson. BA'33, MSc(McGill), DPhiKOxon.),
MD, CM(McGill); first vice-president—Paul
S. Plant, BA'49; second vice-president—Mrs.
John H. Stevenson, BA,BCom'40; third vice-
president—Alan M. Eyre, BASc'45; treasurer
—H. Frederick Field, BA,BCom'40, CA. members-at-large (Terms expire 1963)—Mrs. David
C. Ellis, BA'36; Alan F. Pierce, BA'49; Roderick W. Macdonald, LLB'50; John J. Carson,
BA'43. (Terms expire 1964)—Mrs. Kenneth M.
Walley, BA'46; Donald B. Fields, BCom'43; D.
M. Brousson, BASc'49; Grant R. Donegani,
Board of Management
Degree Representatives: agriculture—John L.
Gray, BSA'39; applied science—R. C. H. Rodgers. BSc'61; architecture—Ronald S. Nairne,
BA'47, BArch'51; arts—Mrs. L. Douglas Hayward, BA'41; commerce — Kenneth Martin,
BCom'46; education—Walter Hartrick, BA'47;
forestry—W. P. T. McGhee, BA'46. BSF'47;
home economics—Miss Patricia Creelman, BHE
'59; law—Bryan Williams, BCom'57, LLB'58;
library science—Robert Harris. BLS'62; medicine—Ralph M. Christensen, BA'50, MD'54;
nursing — Miss Alice J. Baumgart, BSN'58;
pharmacy—Douglas B. Franklin, BSP'52; physical education—J. Reid Mitchell, BPE'49, BEd
'55; science—Anthony Davidson, BSc'59; social
work—Mrs. Douglas W. Fowler, BA'43, BSW
Ex Officio Members: Tim Hollick-Kenyon, BA
'51, BSW'53, director, U.B.C. Alumni Association; Gordon A. Thorn, BCom'56, MBA (Maryland), assistant director, U.B.C. Alumni Association; Roland Beaulieu, BCom'62, president
1962 graduating class; Douglas Stewart, A.M.S.
president; Malcolm Scott, Students' Council representative.
senate representatives—Nathan T. Nemetz,
Q.C. BA'34; Mark Collins. BA,BCom'34; Donovan F. Miller, BCom'47.
Okanagan Mainline
University Association
president:   Dr. E. M. Stevenson, MD(Western
Ont.), 3105 -31st Street, Vernon.
kamloops—Roland   G.   Aubrey,   BArch'51,   242
Victoria Street.
kei owna—Robert  P.  McLennan,  BCom'49,  360
Royal Avenue.
Oliver—Rudolf P. Guidi, BA'53, BEd'55, Principal, Elementary School.
osoyoos—Wm. D. MacLeod,  BA'51, Principal,
Elementary-Junior High School.
penticton—Mrs.   John   Keating,   BSA'39,   MS-
A'41,  148 Roy Avenue East, R.R. No. 2.
revelstoke—Mrs. H. J. MacKay, BA'38, 202 -
6th Street East.
salmon arm—C. H. Millar, BSP'49, Box 176.
summerland—Mrs.   N.   O.   Solly,   BA'31,   R.R.
No.   1.
Regional Organizations
Fraser Valley
University Association
president: Mrs. G. E. W. Clarke, BA'22, Box
1261, Abbotsford.
vice-president: Mr. Eric E. Lewis, BA'43, Box
820, Mission Jr.-Sr. High School, Mission City.
secretary-treasurer: Mr. John Wittenberg, c/o
Mrs. G. E. W. Clarke, Box 1261, Abbotsford.
memrers-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; Mervvn 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, Abbots-
Vancouver Island Regional
Planning Committee
president—David R. Williams, BA'48, LLB'49,
Box 280, Duncan.
vice-president—John  R.  Caldwell,  BA'48,  LLB
'49,  P.O.  Box 820. Campbell  River.
secretary—Mrs. J.  H. Moore, BA'27,  Narcross
Road,  R.R. No. 2, Duncan.
alberni-port alberni—W.  Norman Burgess,
BA'40, BEd'48, Box 856, Alberni.
Campbell river—Mrs. W. J. Logie, BA'29, Box
chemainus—A. Gordon Brand, BCom'34, MacMillan, Bloedel & Powell River Co. Ltd.
courtenay-comox—Harold S. S. Maclvor, BA-
'48, LLB'49, Box 160.
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   Feme,   BCom'54,   1681   Derby
British Columbia
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.
castlegar—Edwin   McGauley,   BA'51,   LLB'52,
Box 615.
cranbrook—Eric     C.     MacKinnon,     233 - 14th
Avenue S.
creston—R. L. Morrison,  BA'28, BASc'29.
dawson  creek—Mr.   and  Mrs.   Roger  F.  Fox,
BA'51, 412-99th Street.
fernie—Kenny N.  Stewart,  BA'32, The Park.
grand   forks—James   Henniger,    MD'54,    Box
hope—Roy   Felix   Thorstenson,   BA'40,   District
Superintendent of Schools, Drawer 700.
invermere—Mrs. G. A. Duthie.
kimberley—Wm.  H.  R.  Gibney,  BASc'50,  26 -
1st Avenue, Chapman Camp.
ladner—L.  L.  Goodwin,  BA'51,  BEd'54,  Principal,   Ladner  Elementary  School,   P.O.   Box
lillooet—D.   Ian   Cameron,   BA'49,   c/o   B.C.
Electric  Company,  Shalalth.
nelson—Leo   S.    Gansner,    BA,BCom'35,    c/o
Garland, Gansner & Arlidge, Box 490.
ocean falls—John Graham, BASc'50, Box 598.
100   miie   house—John   A.   Harrower,   BSA'46,
Box   322.
port  mellon—L.  C.   Hempsall,  BASc'50,   Box
powell river—Donald Stewart, BASc'46, 4557
Willingdon Avenue.
prince   george—George   W.   Baldwin,   BA'50,
LLB'51, 2095 McBride Crescent.
Branches and Contacts
prince rupert—James T. Harvey, Q.C , BA'28,
P.O. Box 188.
qufsnei.—James A. Girvin, BA'48, 678 Walkem
smithers—Laurence W. Perry, LLB'50, P.O.
Box  790.
trail—R. J. H. Welton, BASc'46, 1137 Columbia Avenue.
vanderhoof—Alvin W. Mooney. BA'35, MD
(Alta.), Box 56.
Williams lake—Mrs. C. Douglas Stevenson,
BA'27,  Box 303.
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,
S. W.
deep river, Ontario—Dr. Walter M. Barss,
BA'37, MA'39,  PhD'42, 60 Laurier Avenue.
Montreal, P.Q.—Lloyd Hobden, BA'37, MA-
MO, 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 Walkerfield Avenue.
regina, Saskatchewan—Gray A. Gillespie, B-
Com'48, c/o Gillespie Floral Ltd., 1841
Scarth Street.
saskatoon, Saskatchewan—Dr. J. Pepper, BA-
'39, MA'41, Dept. of Chemistry, University
of Saskatchewan.
Toronto, Ontario—John Ridington, BCom'56,
1 Lome Avenue, Toronto 18.
welland, Ontario—Charles Connaghan, BA'59,
MA'60, Box 238, Fonthill.
Winnipeg, Manitoba—E. W. H. Brown, BA'34.
Manager,   Hudson's Bay Company.
Australia—Edmund E. Price, BCom'59, Box
3952, G.P.O.,  Sydney.
united kingdom—Mrs. J. W. R. Adams, BA-
'23, Thurnham Grange, Thurnham near Maidstone, Kent, England.
United States
W. Pickler, BA'22, 291 Alvarado Road, Zone
5; menlo park—Charles A. Holme, BCom-
'50, 940 Cotton Street; san Francisco—Dr.
Oscar E. Anderson, BA'29, MA'31, 185 Gray-
stone 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 angeles—Mrs. Elizabeth Berlot, BA'40, #40 - 3806 Carnavon
Way, Zone 27.
Honolulu, Hawaii—Donald M. McArthur, BA-
'21, 295 Wailupe Cir.
new YORK, new YORK—Miss Rosemary Brough,
BA'47, #4L-214 East 51st Street.
Portland, Oregon—Dr. David B. Charlton, BA-
'25, 2340 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 1048.
Seattle, Washington—Francis M. Johnston,
BArch'53,   10415 N.E.  113th Place,  Kirkland.
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