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HEAD OFFICE: 1030 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Volume 18, No. 3 — Autumn, 1964
Elizabeth B. Norcross, BA'56
Doreen Bleackley, staff assistant
Tim Hollick-Kenyon, BA'51, BSW'53
John L. Gray, BSA'39, chairman
Cecil Hacker, BA'33, past chairman
John Arnetl
L. E. Barber, BSA'47, MSA'50
Mrs. T. R. Boggs, BA'29
Mrs. J. J. Cvetkovich, BA'57
Ralph Daly
Stan Evans, BA'41, BEd'44
Allan Fotheringham, BA'54
Himie Koshevoy, '32
Frank P. Levirs, BA'26, MA'31
J. A. (Jock) Lundie, BA'24
Gordon A. Thorn, BCom'56, MBA(Md)
Mrs. Frances Tucker, BA'50
Published quarterly by the Alumni Association of the
University ol 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 poitage in
The U.B.C. Alumni Chronicle is sent free of charge to
alumni donating to the annual giving programme and
U.B.C. Development Fund. Non-donors may receive the
magazine by paying a subscription of $3.00 a year.
6 Editorial
7-9      Higher education's latest tool
10-11 The late Chief Justice Sherwood Lett
12-14 Loggerheads
15        Shopping centre campus?
16-17 The public in university affairs
18-19 Student volunteers in action
20        Universities in fund drive
21-28 "It's fun to remember when"
30-31  University news
32 Alumni Association news
33 Alumnae and Alumni
Our cover picture was chosen to lead the reader into the
story of the just-opened British Columbia Institute of Technology on page 7. It is indicative of the type of structure
in which the building technology at the Institute will be
involved. Perhaps it could also be taken as symbolic of
what is happening everywhere in education to-day.
Something new this issue are the line drawings which
enliven the Homecoming pages in the middle of the book.
Eve (Mrs. R. D.) Buchanan, the artist, took fine arts
training at St. Mary's Academy, Winnipeg, and continued
with it, and commercial art, at the Technical College,
Regina. Her specialty is animal portraits—family pets,
Mrs. Buchanan with her husband, a UBC alumnus, is
a life member of the Western Art Circle and she has
regularly had pictures hung in their exhibitions. Currently
she has a one-man show at the Gallery of B.C. Arts,
Chilco and Georgia. 'yTKSia.t
Divided Loyalties
A new doctrine
David M. Brousson,
President, Alumni Association
Alumni associations and their parent universities have
always preached loyalty to Alma Mater, and every
means of persuasion, from emotional sentiment to practical
common-sense, has been used to develop and maintain
devotion to "dear old U."
To-day, in British Columbia, we believe a new doctrine
is necessary—a doctrine of divided loyalties.
There are those who would set UBC against Simon
Fraser, and both of these against Victoria University, in
every sort of competitive situation, and there are many who
may feel a special interest in one or the other because of
geographical or other reasons. Should this be so? Let us
examine the background.
In 1962, when we had only vague misgivings about our
failure to provide for the requirements of higher education
in B.C., many people advocated that future organization
should be enlargement and extension of UBC—the so-called
federated system. Then, in 1963, Dr. Macdonald in his
report recommended a variety of independent institutions,
each one faced with the challenge of its own philosophy,
its own destiny, and now the government has implemented
the report by provision of such multiple facilities.
But the important point to note is that these institutions are not competitive, in any but the finest sense,
but rather complementary to each other. It is absolutely vital
to UBC, for example, that Simon Fraser open successfully
on time, or else UBC will be swamped with students in
1965, and many UBC staff members are doing everything
they can to help SFU, from President Macdonald down—
in fact, Dr. Macdonald has been called the father of SFU.
It is essential today for a great university to have around
it an interested, informed body of alumni, to provide the
community climate in which the institution can thrive. We
therefore commend to your support institutions of higher
learning in your own sphere of interest, and point out that
the newer institutions need support and interest as well as
the older.
A t the same time, while you may plan to send your son
-^- or daughter to one of the newer institutions, if he or she
plans special professional training, or advanced graduate
work, it is more than likely that he will end up at UBC
anyway. Thus, what we are really talking about is support
for the total body of higher educational institutions.
Do you live in Victoria, or Burnaby, or Peterborough?
Then by all means support UVic, or SFU, or Trent, in
every way you can, socially, intellectually, financially. But
remember that as a graduate of UBC, you have a continuing
responsibility (some will say, a lifelong debt to repay) to
insure its well-being as the senior institution of higher
learning in British Columbia.
We believe that the division of our loyalties between
two or three or more great institutions of higher education
will in no way diminish our loyalty to any one, and
especially not to our own Alma Mater, the University of
British Columbia. Elizabeth Blanche Norcross
Higher Education's
Latest Tool
In burnaby municipality, situated next door to the
vocational school, near neighbour to Simon Fraser University, stands the physical plant of the latest addition to
British Columbia's post-secondary educational system—the
Technological Institute. With its opening in September the
middleman came into his own. The middleman is the
technician, that essential bridge in to-day's world between
professional man and tradesman.
The Institute's first calendar sets out what it hopes to do
for its students: "It is the aim of the Institute to produce
technicians who, with additional experience, rapidly will
assume responsible, supervisory, or managerial positions in
business or industry, as graduate technologists. Their particular interests and abilities should be in the applied aspects of engineering or business rather than in the development of new basic principles. In this respect, it is expected
that they will provide liaison between the professional and
the craftsman."
Planning for the Institute started in 1961, following a
Royal Commission Report recommending the establishment
of a technological institute in British Columbia.
Western Canada, indeed Canada as a whole, has been
poor in educational institutions which would provide
technical as distinct from vocational training. In the engineering fields, for instance, the British Isles and U.S.A.
have found that from three to five technicians are employed
to every professional engineer. This is the figure at which
Canada should aim, correcting a situation in which professionally trained engineers are being used as technicians
(for which they are not trained) for lack of qualified
The Technological Institute's Advisory Council is headed
by Dr. J. F. K. English, Deputy Minister and Superintendent of Education, as chairman; J. S. White, Director of
Technical and Vocational Education and Regional Director
of Canadian Vocational Training, Department of Education, vice-chairman; and the principal, E. C. Roper. They
are supported by a dozen council members who include
senior members of UBC's faculty and top executives from
industry. Advising in seventeen specialized fields as diverse
as Broadcasting Communications and Mining Technology
are committees made up of experts from all those fields.
These advisory committee members are men with a
personal stake in the Institute. They represent businesses
and industries which need technicians and they know just
what sort of training they wish those technicians to have.
Technological training is expensive training and the
advisory council and committees had the taxpayers' as well
as the students' interests at heart when they estimated the
number of technicians that could be absorbed in each field
under study. With the Institute's opening date set for
September, 1964, the first graduates of the two-year courses
—they are almost entirely two-year—would be seeking
jobs in 1966. The hope was to give industry all the technicians it needed and jobs to all the newly-qualified
The Institute was built, equipped and staffed on the
basis of those estimates but British Columbia's expanding
economy got ahead of the estimates. Months before opening
date it began to appear that estimates in many fields had
been too low.
As it stands this September, the Technological Institute
will enroll 750 students, and in 1965, 1500. All indications
are that it will, within a very few years, have to be enlarged
to take in many times that number. Another development
that is likely and desirable is the establishment of branches
of the school in towns with heavy industry, branches which
will specialize in a department particularly applicable to
that region.
(Continued page 8) (From page 7)
Edward Cecil Roper, BSc, (Alta. '36), MBA (UBC '60,
principal of the British Columbia Institute of
Technology, spent the years between degrees in
private industry. He was first with Britannia Mining
and Smelting, rising in the organization from miner
tu manager, which latter post he held from 1947
to 1955. In 1955 he became executive vice-president
and director of Howe Sound Company, New York,
as well as holding directorships in several other
companies, until 1957 when he was appointed
president of the Howe Sound Company. He left them
to take his Master of Business Administration degree
at UBC and then to join the staff.
What has happened to make technological training a
necessary feature of our system of higher education? Essentially two factors are involved: the advancement and increasing complexity of science, and the need to continue to
be competitive in a technological world if, as individuals,
Student in Gas and Oil technology
we wish to maintain our standard of living. In the field of
engineering, for example, thirty years ago our University
Faculty of Engineering was giving much the same training
that the Institute now proposes giving to its student
technicians. To-day the Engineering Faculty, as Dean
Myers, its head, expresses it, supplies the student with the
ammunition; it is up to him to take it from there. In other
words, his studies are more theoretical, less practical, than
they were.
Not all the departments at the Technological Institute
have anything like engineering's long history. As examples,
there are Food Processing and Restaurant, Motel and Hotel
Management (the latter under the direction of M. M.
Coltman with John Lindenlaub, until recently manager of
the food services at UBC's Faculty Club, in charge of the
restaurant end.) The British Columbia Institute of Technology is the only school in Canada training technicians
in these fields.
Another course which belongs very much to this half of
the twentieth century is in radio and TV communications.
There are two distinct branches here, production and
technical. Students in production study contemporary history and current events among other things, and produce,
also among other things, news broadcasts with commentary based on the latest wire releases, in the school's
fully-equipped broadcast studio.
Forest Technology has a lab. furnished with miniature
equipment to illustrate all the processes of pulp and paper
Applicants for admission to the Technological Institute
must show academic standing comparable to that required
by any of our universities. As with the universities, special
consideration may be given to the mature student who can
show evidence that he is likely to succeed in the course he
has chosen even though he may lack certain formal
It seems probable that the Institute will have a fairly
high proportion of mature students. Although closing date
8 for admission applications was August 15, before June was
out and before the high school applications had begun to
come in, there were more applications for all departments
than could be accepted. A particularly interesting point
about these early applications is that about 25% of them
came from people who had attended university for one or
more years, had not found there what they hoped, and had
dropped out without graduating. Most of these early applicants had had some years of experience in business or
industry and many of them said that the Institute was
offering what they would like to have taken when they left
high school and had, many of them, enrolled at the
university as the only institution of higher learning open to
In spite of the fact that so many more qualified people
applied than could be accomodated, admissions were not
made on a first-come-first served basis; high school graduates received due consideration. When classes started on
September 10 students ranged from sixteen years to middle
Perhaps some disappointed applicants were shocked to
find that the Institute of Technology is not a haven for
poor students, and yet others may have been surprised to
learn that it is not another form of university. It is its own
kind of school. If a student should wish to transfer to UBC,
for instance, the principle laid down in the Macdonald
Report would apply:
"Transfer should be possible between institutions but it
should be based not on identity of courses but on performance of students. Admission policies should be concerned
less with prerequisites and more with evidence of ability
when students seek transfer from one institution to
Translated into terms of Faculty of Engineering vis a vis
the Institute, the Institute would not be interested in a
student who sought admission because he had failed at
UBC. Conversely, UBC might be ready to give credit to an
Medical lab students receive tips from Mrs. Joan Blair
Mr. L. Irvine, head of Broadcasting technology, pictured in the Institute's completely equipped studio
Institute student for certain of his courses, although transfer
would not be automatic, and ordinarily such a student
would come in as a freshman.
It is unlikely that many of the students who choose the
Technological Institute because of their interest in the
practical application of knowledge will later wish to transfer to some other institution. The Institute's shops and
laboratories have the latest of modern equipment, from
x-ray machines to computers, the sort of thing that doesn't
come at bargain prices, The metallurgical technology has a
stigmatic spectograph with a price tag of $26,000. Gas and
oil uses Martin's distillation unit at $12,500. The materials
testing laboratory is furnished with a 200,000-pound tensile
testing machine which cost $26,000. Chemical technology
makes use of a $24,000 x-ray fluorescence and defraction
machine. That sort of thing is necessarily repeated throughout the Institute.
Here and there some older machine stands out among
the shiny nineteen sixties models, such as an x-ray unit of
the sort that technicians might encounter in some of the
province's smaller hospitals.
Costly as technological training is, it is essential if
British Columbia industry is to continue to grow and provide jobs for a growing population. It may (or may not) be
some comfort to the provincial taxpayer to know that 75%
of the cost of this equipment comes out of his federal
pocket, together with 50% of the operating cost.
If the Technological Institute is to give full value for the
investment it represents in human as well as economic
terms, then parents must be persuaded that there is nothing
prestigious about having a son at university if his field of
interest is to be found at the Institute. Not only will he
have a more personally rewarding life in doing the work
he was meant for, but he may very well find it more
financially rewarding. The late Honourable Chief Justice Sherwood Lett
lO The Hon. Mr. Justice Arthur E. Lord
In War and Peace
A Servant of his Country
Many words of eulogy have been
spoken and written about Sherwood
Lett since his untimely death on July
24th, 1964. As few Canadians have
ever done before, he leaves the imprint
of services rendered to his country,
province and city. When one reads
the record of his accomplishments in
both World Wars, his tour of duty as
Canadian Commissioner of the Indo
China Truce Supervisory Commission,
Viet Nam, his participation in community affairs, his tremendous contribution to the building of the University of British Columbia to its present
highly respected position amongst
educational institutions, his activities
as a Bencher of the Law Society and
President of the Vancouver Bar Association, and finally his judicial duties,
first as Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court and latterly as Chief Justice of
British Columbia, one is amazed that
one man could accomplish so much
and with such distinction. Everything
he undertook received his utmost care
and attention.
His name will always be remembered
for his influence upon the life and
growth of his beloved University. He
was a student at McGill University
College, Vancouver, when that institution lost its identity in this province
and UBC opened its doors in 1915.
Sherwood Lett became the first
president of the UBC Alma Mater
Society and graduated in absentia in
1916 when he was in the army. In 1919
he went to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar,
returned to Vancouver in 1922, and
took up the practice of law. He soon
became identified once again with
the University of British Columbia
when he was elected to the Senate in
1924 and was a member of that body
untikJ955,' and also did double duty
as a member of the Board of Governors for several years. During this
peiiod he was elected president of the
Alumni Association on three separate
occasions. In 1951 he was elected
chancellor, the highest office in the
University, which position he held
until 1957.
Sherwood Lett's military career commenced with his enlistment in 1915.
He served until the end of the war
during which he won the Military
Cross. He did not lose interest in the
army after the war was over but
maintained an active interest with his
old unit, the Irish Fusiliers of Canada,
later becoming its commanding officer.
In 1940 he again heeded the call of
his country and was soon appointed to
command the 4th Canadian Infantry
Brigade which took part in the Dieppe
raid in 1942 in which he was seriously
wounded and was awarded the D.S.O.
for conspicuous bravery. He returned
to Canada where, after a long course
of treatments for a badly shattered
shoulder, he was appointed Deputy
Chief of the General Staff at National
Defence H.Q. But before D Day he
was back in England in charge of his
old brigade. Shortly after landing on
D Day he was again wounded and his
career as an active fighting soldier
finally came to an end. He continued
with other duties including an expedition to the Aleutian Islands, until
the end of the war. In 1949 Sherwood
Lett received an appointment which
he prized very highly, that of Honorary
Colonel Commandant of the Royal
Canadian Infantry Corps.
In all the positions of authority held
by Sherwood Lett, no matter in what
area of activity, he filled them in such
a manner as to command the respect
and admiration of all those with whom
he came in contact. They respected his
ability, intelligence, courage, integrity,
modesty, and thoughtfulness for others.
The words of Prime Minister Lester
Pearson when he heard of Sherwood's
death, and whom he described as "one
of my oldest and closest friends," will
be endorsed by all who knew him
when he said, "I know of no Canadian
who has served his country in war and
peace with greater distinction and
more unselfishly."
The Sherwood Lett Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established by the
Alumni Association as a memorial to the late Chief Justice. It is a recognition
of his many and great contributions to the life of this University, of British
Columbia, and of all Canada, and it is hoped that this Fund will serve as the
vehicle for the tributes of all segments of the University community as well as
of the many other areas touched by Mr. Lett during his lifetime of service.
Trustees of the Fund are Mr. Justice Arthur E. Lord (chairman), President
Macdonald, Mr. Justice Nathan T. Nemetz, J. Stuart Keate, and David M.
University of British Columbia students will be the beneficiaries of the
Sherwood Lett Memorial Scholarship Fund, but more detailed terms of reference
will be established later.
In announcing the Fund, Mr. Brousson stated, "Mr. Lett's years of service to
UBC touched the lives of thousands of students, and we hope that alumni will
lead the way with many contributions, regardless of size."
Donations should be sent to the Alumni Association, 252 Brock Hall, University of B.C., Vancouver 8, B.C., and designated for the Sherwood Lett Memorial
Scholarship Fund. Receipts for tax purposes will be issued.
Adrian Marriage, Assistant
Professor, Social Work
For at least the past ten years we have been hearing
about a new educational development called teaching
machines. Everyone has agreed that the machines
are not so important as are their contents, called
programs. It has been claimed that programs are
built according to psychological principles of learning
which make teaching machines far more efficient
teachers than any we have traditionally had. At the
other extreme, it has been noted that much of the
learning theory upon which programs may be based
I wanted to begin by saying that I took a far less extreme
view of this question than the terms of the motion before
the house allow me to admit. Of course programmed instruction is for people. It lends itself to certain subjects
very well, and when it does it improves efficiency, increases
flexibility, frees the teacher from routine duties, encourages
independence in the student, brings out the more obvious
aspects of the formal structure of the subject, raises the
average minimum levels of instruction in the field, promotes
the search for rational learning sequences, and no doubt
has all sorts of other advantages I can't now think of. As
a matter of fact, it always has had such advantages—as
generations of schoolboys working their way through Latin
primers could testify, if they could be acquainted with the
terms  of  the  argument.
I say "I wanted to begin. . . ," and so I have. And you
may wonder why I introduce a note of equivocation by
putting these concessions to my opponent into indirect
speech. The reason is quaint. It is that I could not indicate
the reluctance of the issues to conform to the unyielding
patterns of "either—or" so long as I stuck to the rules of
this kind of dialogue. The central convention of formal
debate is that the motion is either true or false, and the
dialectical possibilities of the convention are limited to
assertion and counter-assertion. These possibilities can be
enriched only at the cost of corruption of the convention
and this is what in some part accounts for the special pleading characteristic of debate—including parliamentary debate. The factitiousness and the commitment to dichotomy
of this method of reasoning give it the dramatic excitement
of a contest in which we know that one of the gladiators
has to die, as they also give it the comedy of absurdity.
But we know perfectly well that it is a preposterously
inefficient method of reasoning, and we know that its
relationship to the plastic qualities of truth is infallibly
What I want to suggest is that the implicit model of
argument in programmed instruction is that of formal
debate. It seeks to convert human knowledge into sets of
"true" propositions about discrete matters, where the truth
of these propositions is guaranteed by, and at the same
time guarantees, the falsity of all alternative propositions.
What is worse, it seeks to convert—I should not hesitate to
say "reduce"—human learning to a repertory of acts of
recognition of true propositions. If the Objective Test is a
parody of judgment upon achieved intellectual competence,
Programmed Instruction is the correlative parody of the
process of achieving it. Its representations of reality acquire
form by brutally restricting the options of discourse. The
Roads to Parnassus all lie along the edges of razors.
Now some truths are uncompromising. Coins do come
down either heads or tails. And to the extent that this is so,
there is a place—as the limp phrase goes—for programmed
instruction. But it is a very peculiar place, and it occupies
a very modest territory. Its place is at the threshold of
genuine thinking, and its territory is that of the platitude.
We need to acquaint ourselves with truisms so that we can
(Continued   page   14)
was developed using rats and pigeons, and that
programs are therefore for 'people who learn like
In any case, programs have been tried in B.C.
schools. Classes have studied a whole ninth grade
algebra course by program and many other shorter
programs have been used. Because of the wide
disagreement over the value of programs we have
invited two educators from our faculty to debate
the question, 'Programs are not for people.'
Eric McPherson, Assistant Professor,
Education & Mathematics
Since our race began, we have made tools. And as long
as we have made them, we have had to contend with
two perverse human reactions to them.
Since the days of King Alfred's sword, through the cargo
cults of Polynesia to a recent CBC spectacular on computers, some of us have chosen to attribute spirits and wills
of their own to our tools.
Probably in reaction to the sight of people worshipping
the gods in the machines, another group of people like
Rousseau, Thoreau and Huxley have lamented the latest
tools and have yearned for an earlier, simpler age.
The first reaction is usually the result of ignorance and
the second of nostalgia. Neither does much harm provided
we do not take them too seriously. The first helps to
romanticize science and attracts adolescents to worthwhile
professions. The second sells summer camps, barbecue pits
and feature wall  fireplaces.
The program is a recent tool of education. We record a
conversation between a teacher and a student, and then
erase the student's responses. We then ask a new student to
run through the conversation on his own, providing his
own responses. Anyone who has conversed with children
recognizes the limitations of this procedure. Children quite
often give unconventional responses. To be effective, a
canned conversation must be so obvious, brief and directed
in the teacher's part that there is little chance for digression
in the conversation. Such a conversation is generally long,
narrow and dull. On the other hand, such a teacher is
patient, thorough and exceedingly tolerant of daydreaming.
Whether or not one wishes to indulge in long, narrow
and dull conversations depends upon one's objectives and
upon the alternatives. When there is some simple routine
material to be mastered, many students prefer a patient,
thorough and tolerant program to an impatient, brilliant,
intolerant human being. Whether we like it or not, most
human teachers are impatient with dull, routine but
necessary material.
Most commercial programs published to date have been
too long, too dull, and incredibly naive pedagogically.
Even so, the short ones have worked very well. As might be
expected, the long ones have not worked so well.
When any new tool is suggested, there is no point asking
how good a tool it is. The important question is whether
or not we can use it to do better something we want to do.
For the program, the answer to this question is yes.
For fear of being misunderstood, most teachers do not
mention in public the fact that every day every teacher
ignores the difficulties that many students in his class are
having. There are only so many minutes in a day, and
the teacher must distribute the time he has as equitably as
possible. The program has great possibilities for remedial
purposes. When a pupil cannot have a personal teacher,
the program may be the next best thing.
Further, it is generally recognized that homework is an
overrated pastime. While some students can learn effectively at home, the majority waste a great deal of time.
Again, the program can direct the student's home study.
(Continued  page   14)
13 (From page 12)
(From page 13)
know them for what they are. There is a sense, therefore,
in which the ideal end of programmed instruction is self-
destructive: it is useful in the degree that it can assist us to
the point where we can dispense with it.
The point at which we can dispense with instruction is
the point at which education begins, for instruction is not
so much a part of education as it is a prelude to it. Education is a sustained and purposeful conversation between an
intelligent and intellectually mature person and an intelligent and intellectually immature person. We call the first
a teacher and the second a student. This conversation must
be playful and wayward if it is to do justice to the caprice
and disorder of the world; it must also be serious and
consecutive if it is to show respect for the orderliness of the
world—what Einstein might have called its "honesty."
Reality (as it has become necessary to remind the present
generation) is complex, elusive, subtle, contradictory, fleeting, and incorrigibly odd. Conversations about reality
which celebrate the virtues of neatness, simplicity, linearity
and compactness have both their merits and their charms;
but they are the merits and charms that Hamlet did not
fail to recognize in Fortinbras.
I will be cryptic about the educational fruit of the ideal
dialogue between teacher and student: it appears when the
student catches the teacher's tone of voice.
There would have been a dozen other passable routes to
an encounter with this very difficult and very important
problem. Limitations of space and temperament alike have
obliged me to choose one that I believe to be direct but, at
the same time, admit to being dark. So let me break the law
I have just enacted and simply summarize. The strength of
programmed instruction is that it organizes, abbreviates and
simplifies. This undoubtedly saves effort. But the most
compelling enterprises of intelligence are precisely those
regarding which no effort can be spared. To attempt them
is the central task of any education worth having. The
aim of that education is to install an adequate tolerance for
complexity without creating a disposition to surrender to
it. And this is something that programmed instruction
simply cannot do.
True or False? True. Proceed directly to the Second
Finally, those students who for physical or mental reasons
cannot participate in ordinary classroom instruction can do
better with programs than they can on their own.
In each of the above cases, the program is a substitute for
something better, a human teacher. As long as we cannot
provide a tutor for each student, programs will be of some
But this is only one side of programs. Besides doing
some things for us that we presently cannot do because of
human physical limitations, they can take over a few tasks
that we undertake out of necessity but will be glad to be
rid of.
It is only a matter of time until those teaching tasks
which are beneath human dignity will be handled by program. And it is beneath human dignity to teach fifty
French verbs, twenty fourth-grade spelling words, the
atomic weights of fifteen elements, or twenty-five instrument symbols in chemical engineering. Yet on such stuff
we build important generalizations. We have found that
programs will help us teach these things better than we
have taught them before. They are a new educational
tool. Nothing more. Nothing less.
A few educators have bent to worship the god in the
teaching machine, but far fewer than the Sunday supplements would have you believe. Larger numbers, abetted
by B. F. Skinner, have joined the debunkers. This learning
theorist and his students have done a large amount of
important but financially unrewarding work in free operant conditioning with rats, pigeons and children. He also
wrote a long program in psychology. Whether or not
Skinner believed that the two were related, he created the
impression that they were.
Educators, who are less naive now about cognitive
learning than they were in the days of E. L. Thorndike,
were quick to point out the difference and observe that
Skinner's own programs have little to do with free operant
It is easy to see how those who yearn for the Mark
Hopkins variety of education anyway have seized on this
misunderstanding of programming as an excuse for rejecting this new educational tool.
In fact, programs are as old as the Studebaker arithmetics, not very exciting, but quite useful for some purposes.
They will continue to be adjuncts to textbooks, workbooks, chalkboards, photographs, filmstrips, films, opaque
projectors, I.T.V. and a host of other educational tools
until something better comes along. The fact that each
of these tools, beginning with the textbook, has been
deified by a few and lamented by a few is beside the point.
Fire is for people.
Airplanes are for people.
Zippers are for people.
Enovid is for people.
And programs are for people.
14 Shopping Centre Campus for UBC?
Editor, Chronicle.
All UBC alumni who have benefited from participation in campus
athletics at inter-varsity, intramural
or casual levels will be concerned
about the most recent development
pertaining to green playing fields on
the campus.
Perhaps they have noticed that the
engineers, architects and medical students can no longer throw a ball on
the chemistry lawn or botanical gardens field; that the sounds of team
combat on the Aggie field have ceased;
and that green open space is generally
disappearing from the campus academic core.
They may not be aware that the
students have staged an architectural
competition to erect their new student
union building on the very stadium
field their predecessors built; or that
there is a strong possibility that the
women's grass hockey field behind
Brock will be paved for a parking lot.
They might well wonder why these
facilities with their scenic and recreation value are vanishing from the
easily-accessible mid-campus. While
many cities are spending fortunes to
recover downtown park space of premium land value, UBC, with no land
acquisition problem, seems bent on the
opposite course. At the speed at which
fields are disappearing, they must be
excused for presuming that sports have
gone out of style at UBC.
What of the new Wolfson fields
complex under development south of
Agronomy Road? This generous British bequest is a valuable addition but
it is not within noon-hour pedestrian
More positively, we should consider
the effect on future donors of the fate
of the 'permanent' bequests of Mclnnes
and Chris Spencer in the gymnasium
area. On a basis of acre for acre
utilization, the gymnasium fields complex cannot be duplicated elsewhere
at this time.
Of primary and long-term significance, how do our field facilities
stack up in comparison with those of
other campuses? If you like the
shopping centre atmosphere of Berkeley, we're admittedly well endowed.
There is, however, a nationally accepted standard   figure  for  playing  field
requirements based on research and
tested by experience. This standard
figure approximates ten acres of playing fields per thousand students in
Britain, the U.S.A. and Canada.
The minimum objective of the
Alumni Association Green Playing
Fields Committee is 120 acres by 1975
for UBC, when an enrolment of
24,000 students is envisaged. This
would give us half the accepted standard. We presently have one-fifth the
accepted standard with approximately
30 acres in use this fall. Is it valid to
chisel this standard down for our
special situation by arguing that Vancouver provides sailing, skiing, swimming and other outdoor pursuits to
compensate for team field sports? In
fact the standard is probably low when
you remember that: (1) we host as
great a variety of field games ar any
campus because of combined British
and American influences; (2) the
clemency of our climate allows these
games to be played throughout the
university  year;   (3)   because  of  our
peninsular position, campus residence
accommodation will have to increase
and so we must provide complementary facilities.
The key to a planned development
incorporating our minimum objective
is the UBC campus master plan presently in preparation. We hope that
this plan will demarcate sufficient and
permanent  field  areas.
In the last issue of the Chronicle
appeared an interesting article, 'At
Loggerheads on Athletic Scholarships.'
That discussion could terminate decisively with either of two developments. Simon Fraser University has
the double features of a planned campus and a program including athletic
scholarships. Should they provide a
tangible lead in this field, it would be
difficult not to follow suit. The
ironical antithesis making scholarship
athletes academic would quickly result if we had no field to put them on.
Tuum est!
Duncan C. Baynes,
Green Playing Fields Committee
Cairn dinner planned
TPhis year the Frosh Orientation
•*- Committee combines the traditional cairn ceremony with a faculty-
alumni-student dinner. The dinner will
be at 6:30 p.m., the ceremony at 8:30
p.m. on Wednesday, September 30,
Mr. David Brock, guest speaker at
the dinner, will disclose the secret of
"How to Brainwash Frosh."
A torchlight procession, with pipers,
will  move   from   Brock   Hall   to   the
cairn. Principal speakers at the cairn
ceremony will be Chancellor Ross and
President Macdonald.
After the ceremony there will be a
reception to enable faculty, alumni and
students to meet informally.
All alumni are cordially invited to
attend the cairn ceremony and reception. For the dinner a limited
number of tickets are available at $2.00
each, obtainable from the Alma Mater
Society Office (CA 4-3242) after September 25.
15 Cyril S. Belshaw
The role of the public
in university affairs
A university differs from other institutions of higher
learning in that it focuses upon two major functions. One
is the endeavour to instil in its students a permanent
interest in enquiry and creativity. This is done through the
exercise of judgment expressed in philosophical, scientific,
and humanistic modes of thought. If an institution graduates professionals, however complex and reputable their
discipline, who merely repeat or apply techniques and
facts already learnt, to that extent it is not a university but
a technical institute. The second function is to expand
man's cultural and intellectual resources by adding to the
stock of ideas and knowledge available to society.
In both functions there is a qualitative criterion for
appropriate university concerns. Enquiry is creative when
it influences or bears upon general propositions (science)
or when it explores or captures the wider significance of
unique experience (art). To perform the functions adequately, a university must build upon manipulative technology and it must convey the traditional and current
state of knowledge. But this is a means to the creative end,
not the end itself. To make the university the guardian of
the cultural tradition is to turn it into a conservative club,
over-protective of national and cultural mythology.
Universities through the ages have served society. Its
graduates have embarked on professional careers, using the
knowledge, theories, technology, and methods of thought
which universities have made available to them. Where
men and women have had creative aptitudes and where
universities have provided an environment which has
allowed them to bring their talents to maturity, it can be
said that universities have provided creative leaders in
But this is a very different matter from saying that
universities exist to provide a given number of professionals
for society, or that university personnel have a duty to
solve social problems. If such criteria are elevated into the
primary functions of universities, the universities are distorted. They turn out technical professionals to meet the
needs of numbers, the faculty are diverted from major
research, and courses of instruction are added which do not
meet the criteria I have set out in the opening paragraphs.
Today, many members of the public sincerely believe
that lay trustees should control university funds and therefore university policy. This is based partly on the false
notion that the university exists to provide a direct service
to society, and partly on the premise that he who pays the
piper calls the tune.
Properly speaking, these assumptions of public control
should apply to the system of higher education as a
totality. The public, through its legislature, has the right
and duty to establish a system of higher education which
will produce the number of professionals and technicians
that society needs. It has the right and duty to determine,
within that system of higher education, the degree to which
it wants its young people to be exposed to university values.
This in turn relates to such matters as the relative merits
of technically limited as against open-minded professionals,
the value of rational and informed thinking in society, and
the desirability of giving each individual an opportunity of
developing his or her creative talents to the full. Ultimately,
the decision to provide public finances to support universities is a political decision which must be made in the
legislature. It should be made on the basis of informed
discussion in which all sections of the university community should take part, but no section of that community
should have the authority or the right to represent the
public viewpoint as a whole. In particular, the Alumni
Association does not represent the public, and its representation on such bodies as Senate is not public representation; it is representation of graduates only. It is
only through the legitimate political process that all aspects
of  public interest are expressed.
Fiscal and Academic Control
It is one thing to say that the public should determine
how much tax money should support universities, and quite Dr. Cyril S. Belshaw, Professor of
Anthropology and Sociology, UBC
another to say that the public should control university
operations. The legislature has the obligation to ensure that
public funds are not being misused. This it can do through
the open accounting of university funds, through its ultimate fiscal control, and through wide public discussion of
university affairs. But this does not imply representation on
the university's governing body.
Indeed, independence from the government and the
legislature, that is from direct political control, has been a
fundamental part of the tenet of academic freedom. It has
been based partly on a fear of the possibility of extreme
government interference, but it goes much deeper. Well
meaning interference by public representatives and pressure
groups, making judgments on ephemeral criteria, or without understanding the values I outlined earlier, can and do
distort the pattern of academic studies. This is the fundamental reason for the existence of so many technical and
anti-intellectual courses in so many North American
universities today.
The distinction that is sometimes made between the
academic and the business affairs of a university is not
valid. Almost every business decision has academic implications. The most glaring example at LT.B.C. is in the
appointment of faculty. Obviously, this is the basic means
for maintaining or altering academic standards. Yet at
U.B.C. this is regarded as a fiscal matter under the control
of the Board, the Senate having no voice.
Who Shall Govern?
Who, then, should govern a university? In my opinion,
only those who, by reason of their education and role in
society, can be expected to understand the kinds of values
I have attempted to list at the beginning of this essay are in
a position to exercise this function properly. This will be
primarily the faculty, but it could also include graduates
who have been exposed to the research process as well as
to   undergraduate   education.   To   increase   objectivity,   it
could also include a number of outstanding faculty and
graduates of the foremost universities of the world. It
should be noted that almost all these categories are
specifically excluded from membership on the Board of
Governors under the present University Act, either by
reason of the fact that they are salaried members of the
university, or that they are not resident in the Province,
both irrelevant issues in a responsible international institution. This to me is the clearest evidence that university
values are not understood in this Province, and that
U.B.C. has failed to educate its students, now alumni, in
these values.
Community Liaison
Does exclusion of the lay public from the organs of
university government imply isolation? By no means. Here
again the university has failed to create the appropriate
institutions. There is a strong case for considering the
establishment of a widely representative Associated Council,
to include many persons who are not graduates (the
majority of our population, after all), who could meet to
discuss university affairs from time to time with faculty
and alumni. There is a similar case for permanent liaison
committees of professionals (for example, teachers, doctors,
lawyers) who would meet to discuss not only the affairs of
particular faculties as they relate to the profession but also
the broad educational objectives and policies of the institution. (But such bodies should not govern or control.)
Faculty members, in the course of their normal task of
enquiry, examine issues which arise in society, and their
knowledge is fed back into society, an interplay as fundamental to the health of the university as it is to the
world in which we live. And finally, I do not believe
that we have yet begun to tackle the basic and the most
important intellectual aspects of continuing education—
but this is too broad a topic for elaboration here.
Let us not confuse community liaison with community
control of university government.
17 Student volunteers
seen in action
Sally Creighton
some CUSO volunteers in Jamaica
last winter, I did not know that there
is a Canadian organization—Canadian
University Service Overseas — which
places volunteer workers in underdeveloped countries. Nor did I know
that this Canadian version of the
Peace Corps is not a copy of the
American idea but a simultaneous
development which had one of its
beginnings on the campus of the
University of British Columbia.
In 1960 a Canadian committee
working with Operation Crossroads
Africa (with headquarters in New
York) sent eleven college students to
various African countries as teachers.
These young people, in many cases,
also helped to build schools, hospitals
and libraries. In 1961, the year in
which the Peace Corps was established
by the late President Kennedy, a
President's Committee on Student
Service Overseas was set up at UBC.
As its pilot project, which was financed
by an appeal sponsored by the
Vancouver Sun, this university sent
two home economists, a scientist and
an engineer to Ghana. During the
same period, Canadian Voluntary
Commonwealth Service was being organized by Guy Arnold on the campus
of the University of Toronto, and
Laval University and the University
of Montreal were sending French-
Canadian volunteers to French-speaking African countries.
Obviously it was inefficient to have
several organizations approaching foreign governments and attempting to
work independently in the same underdeveloped areas. In June 1961 Canadian University Service Overseas was
set up as a national organization
to co-ordinate and administer the
English and French university efforts.
Secretarial help was provided by the
Canadian National Commission for
UNESCO until, in 1962, the Canadian
Mrs. John H. Creighton, BA'23, MA(Tor)
Mrs. Creighton, well-known radio personality and TV panelist, last year received a
Canada Council Award to spend some four
months in the West Indies, as noted in the
Chronicle. While there she had the opportunity to see something of CUSO in action
and she has given us the accompanying report on the contribution to world understanding that our students are making through
that organization.
Mrs. Creighton made the trip with her
husband who retired from the English department of UBC in 1963. She, herself,
among her other careers, or perhaps before
embarking on them, was once an instructor
in  the English  department.
Universities Foundation under the
directorship of Dr. Geoffrey Andrew,
formerly of UBC, assumed administrative responsibility for CUSO, and
William McWhinney became its executive secretary.
Cuso's activities, with one exception,
continue to be financed entirely by
contributions from business, industry,
interested groups and private individuals. The exception is the volunteers'
transportation overseas for which the
Canadian government made itself
responsible this spring.
Thanks to Bill McWhinney who
was in Jamaica on a field trip while
my husband and I were staying there,
I learned most of these facts about
CUSO at the same time that I was
seeing volunteers in action. There
were twelve CUSO workers in Jamaica
at the time, for that island presents
more parallels to conditions in Africa
and Asia than I realized before I went
there. Jamaica, which became an independent nation only two years ago,
has great poverty and unemployment,
hideous, crowded slums in its only
city, Kingston, too few trained people
to staff many services, and too few
teachers for its rapidly expanding
The island is so mountainous that
many districts are almost as isolated as they were a hundred years ago
and uneducated Jamaicans speak a
patois or dialect of English which is as
difficult   to   understand   as   a   foreign D. Brian Bayly, BA'62, the carving
teacher and two other teachers with
a Primary 4 class in Sarawak.
language. Jamaicans, who are about
80% black, about 15% colored (that
is, of mixed racial origins), and about
5% European, East Indian and Chinese, have strongly-marked characteristics and stubbornly-held beliefs
and attitudes, some of which are
legacies from slavery and colonialism.
In Jamaica, I visited two CUSO
volunteers who are working in a youth
camp high in the mountains, "being
Daddy," as they put it, to hundreds
of boys at a time, in a country in
which the family unit is often headed
by a mother or grandmother.
Another volunteer who is teaching
and supervising in an approved school
—that is, a reform school—for girls
told me that the highest compliment
the girls can pay her is to say that she
isn't white. "Because," the CUSO girl
explained, "to them white isn't a color,
it's an attitude they hate."
Some of the teachers in CUSO were
in such remote districts that I was
afraid to drive over twisting, climbing
roads to see them, and very unwilling
to risk the additional hazards of the
country's  atrocious  driving habits.
We were piloted through hazards
of another kind in the Kingston
slum to which we were taken by a
CUSO youth worker. He wanted us to
see the boys' club in which he had
been working for months, a club
which gives hundreds of children not
only their one chance of getting any
education or any training in a skill
but also their one hope of a meal a
day. We expected the wary dislike
with which strangers are eyed in that
district; what moved us very much
was the friendship and trust which
adults and children obviously felt towards the volunteer.
These young people are learning to
handle various kinds of isolation, to
accept physical discomfort and sometimes danger, to adjust to the attitudes
of a different culture, in the same
ways, if not in the same degree, as
volunteers in more remote areas such
as Sarawak or Tanganyika. To watch
them at work underlined for me the
importance of the CUSO precepts:
Volunteers share in the everyday life
of their host countries and should seek
every opportunity to meet all people
at all levels.
I learned also to appreciate the
importance of making the volunteer
programs a partnership between CUSO
and the participating country. This
means that CUSO supplies the volunteers, who are first screened by local
committees now set up in forty-five
colleges and universities across Canada,
and then screened again by a National
Selection Committee. But it is the
participating country or organization
which makes the specific requests for
definite kinds of volunteer service, and
accepts final responsibility both for
choosing the volunteer and for implementing the program.
CUSO provides orientation courses
in Canada and in increasing numbers
is    arranging   for    such    courses    in
participating countries; it supplies
some medical insurance for volunteers,
and, if necessary, gives them a supplemental allowance. But it is the hosts
who provide accommodation and a
basic salary, even though it may have
to be a small one.
In these arrangements responsibility
becomes a two-way street, and it is
in everyone's best interest to make sure
that each volunteer's work is a really
useful contribution to the self-help
programs  of an  emerging  country.
As of summer 1964 CUSO had 159
university graduates assigned to
volunteer posts for two years in seventeen countries. In this group twelve
men and six women are from UBC
with destinations which include Jamaica, Tanganyika, Ghana, Nigeria,
Sarawak, India, and Grenada. Our
campus also shares in the expanding
orientation program: the course in area
studies for Asia was given at UBC for
the first time this August, with the
Africa group going to McGill and the
West Indies group to Toronto. Because
teachers are the volunteers most in
demand in all participating countries,
a special training program for teachers
is given at the University of Toronto.
It is exciting to learn that the number of CUSO volunteers has more than
doubled since the organization was
formed two years ago. It was even
more impressive to learn at first hand,
as I did, how well these young people
are serving as unofficial but important
representatives of Canada.
19 Three Universities in fund drive
When British Columbia's three
public universities go to the citizens with a fund-raising campaign in
the near future, it will not be as
competitors but as partners. University of British Columbia, University
of Victoria, and Simon Fraser University as complementary units of the
province's system of higher education
are asking for financial support of the
principle to which they are all dedicated—that university education should
be available to every young man and
woman who is fitted for it.
One way or another, it is going to
cost British Columbians $68.7 million
to simply provide the physical plant
for educating the qualified young
people who will be seeking university
entrance by 1970. Premier Bennett has
promised that the government will
provide $40.7 million regardless of
what response there may be to the
appeal for voluntary donations. That
leaves $28 million of the total the
universities estimate their building
programs will require, and that is the
amount the public will be asked to
Of the government funds UBC and
SFU will each receive $18 million,
UVic $4.7 million.
A percentage basis has been decided
on for allocation of the private
donations. UBC and SFU will each
get 42%, Victoria 16%. SFU, since it
is starting at ground level, will get the
first $4 million that is received in
cash from the fund drive, but this
will form a part of their percentage
of the total realized.
Private donors will be free to earmark contributions to specific institutions.
SFU, no more than a gleam in
President Macdonald's eye two years
ago, is planning to enroll its first
students (graduate physics students)
in a few months' time, considerably
in advance of completion of the first
stage in the building program atop
Burnaby Mountain. As an example of
the co-operation existing between the
three universities—UBC, which might
well be considered alma mater to the
others, UVic and SFU her children—
Simon Fraser will house these students
temporarily under the maternal  roof
and in return Dr. Rudolph Haering,
head of SFU's physics department,
will teach a graduate course at UBC.
The government grant, supported
by a successful fund drive, will give
UBC $29,760,000 for capital construction over the next five years, very close
to its estimated requirements of
$30 million plus. (Who is to be left
out in the rain has not been decided
at this point.)
The building program to be undertaken on these funds includes a multipurpose commerce-arts building, an
education building, a dentistry and
basic sciences building, a library addition. Next on the list are a forestry-
agriculture complex, a music building,
a metallurgy building, an addition to
the biological sciences building which
includes oceanography and fisheries,
completion of the applied science
complex, a social work building, and
various smaller improvements.
The army huts which represent 10%
of the University's present classroom
space may yet disappear from the
Alumni participation on increase
Donors, as well as non-donors, to
Alumni Annual Giving, are sometimes unsure of their attitude towards
AAG. Just how valid is UBC's claim
on them for financial support? Here
are the major questions and the
1. Did  I  put  myself  through  UBC?
Many graduates proudly say "I put
myself through university." Did they?
Tuition fees were earned but even
when the expensive major capital cost
items and general administrative expenses are eliminated, tuition still pays
only a fraction of the instructional
2. Did I benefit from UBC?
Education provides a richer, fuller
life. It gives the graduate the opportunity to earn an income higher than
that of persons without university
3. Do I have a responsibility to UBC?
Your Alumni Association believes so.
The University in its financial plan
"The Challenge of Growth" stated it
depends upon gifts to provide 14% of
future funds for UBC. For UBC to
fulfil its obligation to its students and
to society the graduates who have
benefited from their education and
who appreciate the values of a university must assume their fair portion
of that responsibility.
4. Should  I  support  Alumni  Annual
Graduates have an obligation to
support the university which they were
privileged to attend and from which
they benefited through graduation.
Through Alumni Annual Giving they
make a significant repayment on their
obligation in annual instalments.
Alumni  giving is a tangible  demon
stration of interest which strengthens
the University and which provides it
with independent support so essential
to   a   state assisted   university.
At the end of 6 months the UBC
graduate support of 1964 Alumni
Annual Giving continued strong—
$27,266.64 from 1,726 donors. Donors
more than doubled over the corresponding period of 1962 and increased
by 400 over the same period of 1963.
The theme of the campaign is
"Participation,  not  amount."
Alumni Annual Giving, which provides funds to meet the many special
needs at UBC received its strongest
support from graduates scattered
throughout Northern Ontario—38%
of them participated.
About half of the alumni supporters
in the first 6 months made unallocated
OCTOBER 23 & 24
Join the
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* Sketches by Eve Buchanan.
HOMECOMING BALL: Commodore Cabaret 9-1, Saturday, October 24. Be
on hand for the FUN and FRIENDSHIP of
"The good old days" at UBC—a Boxing
Day Ball, Mardi Gras and Engineers Ball
rolled into one—Saturday evening at the
gaily decorated Commodore. Let the dancing, floor show, bar and refreshments help
THE LUNCHEON: Thea Koerner
Graduate Student Centre 11:30 a.m.-2:00
p.m., Saturday, October 24. Cost $1.25 per
Before the traditional HOMECOMING
FOOTBALL GAME make certain you bring
the family to meet your old classmates at
this informal, popular event. Afterwards,
refreshed, take in the game, the campus
tours, and other HOMECOMING activities
with old friends made anew.
CAMPUS TOURS: Saturday, Octo
ber 24.
Saturday afternoon take advantage of this
student service and see your university's
many new buildings—the new Education,
Physics and Engineering extensions, the
Freddy Wood Theatre, and others. The
tours terminate at the Fine Arts Building
where an architectural display will be on
view. Coffee and do-nuts served here, 25c
per person. Hop aboard one of the jitneys
for this fascinating tour.
Electrical Engineering Building.
22 . . . to HELP YOU HAVE FUN . . .
PEP RALLY:  Thursday, October 22
at 12:30 p.m.
FASHION SHOW: Thursday, October 22 at 8:00 p.m., Auditorium.
An even bigger and better Pep Rally is
planned by the students this year, to give
HOMECOMING an exciting opener. Guaranteed to awaken FUN-filled memories.
The giant parade improves each year, too.
Watch your paper for the route, then plan
to see to-day's students having FUN just
as we did yesteryear.
It will be FUN, too, seeing some of the
fashions of our student years, as well as
a comprehensive review of to-day's styles,
at the Fashion Show, sponsored by the
Pan-Hellenic groups, courtesy T. Eaton Co.
1. Kwansei Gakuin University
Symphony Band of Japan —
Wednesday, October 21.
2. Art Exhibition in the UBC Library art gallery.
3. Panel Discussion: "Has the
Family a Future" — 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 20 in the new
Frederic Wood Theatre, admission free.
4. Bernard Shaw's "Man and
Superman" in the new Frederic
Wood Theatre, October 2-10.
5. Board of Trade Luncheon, with
speakers President Macdonald
and Chancellor Phyllis Ross—
October 19.
6. Evening lecture: "Australia
Looks at South-East Asia", Professor Miller from Australia.
1. Football Game: Saturday, Octo-
ber 24, 2:00 p.m. in the Stadium. UBC
Thunderbirds meet Southern Oregon
College in this traditional contest. Join
the crowds cheering the Birds to victory and enjoy the unpredictable half-
time entertainment.
2. Touch Football: Saturday, Oc
tober 24 at 10:00 a.m., gym playing
field. Alumni footballers meet Alumni
ruggers in a new version of the "battle
of the bulge."
3. Men's   and   Ladies'   Golf
tournaments: Friday, October
23, University Golf Club. Meet old
friends on the links.
4. Curling Bonspiel: October 22
25, Winter Sports Arena. Get a rink
together and enter this popular event.
Free luncheon ticket is included in
entry fee. Meet alumni from all over
the province and have FUN REMEMBERING WHEN . . .
5. Basketball: Friday, October 23,
War Memorial Gym. Two games for
your entertainment, featuring both
good basketball and the FUN kind.
Thunderbirds meet the grads from '58-
63 while two other teams from the
previous odd and even years clash.
6. Hockey and Skating Jamboree: Sunday afternoon, October
25, Winter Sports Arena. For the entire family.
HOMECOMING AS AN EVENT did nol appear on the UBC campus unlil the University's
lllh year of existence—1926. But this four-day affair began what future years were to
observe as just a gala pageant, reflecting student effort and appreciation. Alumni attended,
however, eager to enjoy whatever the students had prepared. As a matter of fact, HOMECOMING became the highlight of the fall program each year until 1931.
Because of the lack of active support by alumni during those years, coupled with the
advent of the depression, HOMECOMING'S extensive program and prestige dwindled,
prompting a 1936 Ubyssey to state: "HOMECOMING DAY is generally thought of as a minor
function on this campus."
The completion of the stadium in 1937 and the increasing popularity of English rugby
and Canadian football gave HOMECOMING new impetus. It became an important two-day
affair until 1941, when again alumni and student efforts diminished, a casualty of the war.
It remained a very minor event in the post-war years, featuring a Big Block luncheon,
alumni dinner. General Meeting, and a Homecoming dance, plus football and basketball
games, all in one day.
The Boxing Day Ball superseded Homecoming as the most popular social event on the
alumni calendar. Only the alumni dinner represented a genuine effort by the grads to be
a part of Homecoming.
The year 1947 gave top billing to an alumni dance in Brock Hall but it failed to win
enough popularity to be continued. Occasionally small class reunions were organized but
they, too, were unsuccessful in generating a Homecoming spirit.
To-day's energetic alumni participation in Homecoming began in 1954. With Mr. Jack
Charlton presiding, ihe alumni planned a luncheon, reception and dinner, and gave active
support to the Homecoming Ball. It took the disastrous Brock Hall fire of October 25, 1954,
to force cancellation of the lunch and dinner. The following year the Alumni Association
formally organized class reunions and the luncheon. Educational panel discussions had
been added by 1958. The Homecoming Ball gradually changed to the present separate
student and alumni affairs.
The first year that marked a penetrating and fruitful search for the purpose of Homecoming was 1962. An extensive alumni committee of over fifty members, headed by Mr. Bill
Rodgers, worked closely with the student committee and devised the most varied and
extensive Homecoming program to that date.
Each year since then the Committee has taken on new and specialized tasks with a
complex organization nol unlike a large corporation. The thoroughness and efficiency
resulting, plus the new and beneficial union with the students, have made a true Homecoming an achievement of ihe not too distant future.
25 HT9S FTO il®
,c. plavers Club
11.« ^
Remember the class marshals? These were the
men entrusted with ensuring law and order on
ihe campus. From left to right in our picture:
A. Laing, R. McLeod, W. Shore, C. Barton.
Of course you remember the
"dashing fashions." Perhaps you
participated in the staging of
1929's Royal Egyptian Ballet "Boa-
dicea." Himie Koshevoy was an
honoured member.
From these stout hearts evolved UBC's world-famous rowing crews
of recent years. The VHI of '29 was coached by John Oliver. Recognize any faces?
Ross Tolmie was AMS president 1928-29.
Spirited pubsters "refreshing" themselves en route to the Homecoming Parade 1954. Delighting in the festivities are Bruce McWilliams, Ab Kent, Murray Brisket, Al Fotheringham, Mary Lou Siems,
Jerome Angel, Ray Logie, Rosemary Kent-Barber and Ken Lamb.
The Intermediate "A" Women's
Basketball team was made up of
R. Elliott, A. Zuback, J. Dawson,
M. Haspel, M. Cunningham and
B. Morris, coached by J. Porter.
They did themselves and UBC
proud in the fall term as you will
UBC swimmers held all their practice sessions as well as scheduled
meets at the Crystal Pool. The girls contributed a glamor touch by
taking several ornamental championships.
Homecoming Chairman's Message:
HOMECOMING has been defined in several ways, but there are probably as many definitions
or meanings as there are alumni. However, one aspect that is common to all alumni who
participate in Homecoming is that they enjoy themselves. They have found that it is
enjoyable to meet former professors and renew friendships with alumni who were friends
in student days; that it is enjoyable to recall student days and where possible to participate in the special events that have been arranged; that it is interesting and enjoyable to
see what the campus looks like today and be brought up to date on current University
This year the Homecoming Committee has endeavoured to follow the course of past
Homecoming Committees by broadening the range of activities in which the alumni will
enjoy participating. Make a point of attending the events of interest to you. We know you
will enjoy yourself.
Vern Houses
Homecoming Chairman
Reunion Chairman's Message:
CLASS REUNIONS are the backbone of Homecoming. Without the reunions of past
graduates a fundamental link would be missing from most Homecoming events. The
reunions offer a time and place to exchange memories, meet past school chums, and
generally have fun. The hard-working Homecoming Committee has planned a week of
attractions both educational and entertaining that should encourage the least nostalgic
graduate lo return to his Alma Mater.
Organized gatherings of graduates are being held this year for each five-year class
from 1919 to 1959. It is sincerely hoped that other classes will follow the lead and get
together on their own.
"It's fun to remember," so find out when your class reunion is being held and take an
active part.
Wm. J. Johnson
Reunion Chairman
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29 University News
Dr. Klinck
Dr. L. S. Klinck, first member of
UBC's faculty, was honoured on August 4 at a tea arranged by Dean
Blythe Eagles in the Faculty Club.
The occasion marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Klinck's appointment
to the faculty on August 1, 1914, and
his arrival in Vancouver on the 10th
of that month.
This year is also the 45th anniversary of Dr. Klinck's reluctant acceptance of the presidency on June 1,
Mrs. J. W. deB. Farris, only surviving member of the Board of Governors that made that appointment, was
among the guests. The party also
brought together the three successive
deans of the Faculty of Agriculture—
Dr. Klinck, Dr. Clement and Dean
Former Arts
Head Dies
Dr. H. T. J. Coleman, for twenty
years a member of the faculty of the
University of British Columbia, died
on June 10 this year at the age of
Dr. Coleman was appointed Dean
of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at
the University of British Columbia in
1920. He was also head of the department of philosophy and psychology.
For health reasons he relinquished the
position of Dean in 1929 but continued as head of the department of
philosophy and psychology until his
retirement in 1940.
Prior to coming to the University
of British Columbia, Dr. Coleman was
Professor of Education at Colorado
State College, then Associate Professor
of Education at the University of
Toronto from 1907 to 1913, and
finally Dean of the Faculty of Education at Queen's University.
Dr. Coleman was one of four
brothers, sons of a farmer who wished
them to follow in his footsteps, who
all ultimately earned PhD degrees in
one  field  or  another.
Dr. L. S. Klinck (seated); from left to right: Dr. H. R. Hair, Dr. ft M. King,
Dr. G. G. Moe, Dr. F. M. Clement, Dr. A. F. Barss, Dr. F. E. Buck, Dr. D. G.
Student News
During the years we have been at
UBC, our lives have been channelled
towards this day. Many have gone before us, working in the factory on the
same job and leaving with the same
box of tools which we, ourselves, have
now manufactured. It is unfortunate
but necessary that in today's age of
mass education, manufacture of the
required box of tools necessitates an
organization resembling a factory production line. The tools manufactured
from such an education are the ones
that will enable us to get a job.
There are, however, other utensils
which we must have at our disposal.
They have not been manufactured on
the production line but have been
developed during our lunch hours and
many coffee breaks. By entering into
political, religious, and sociological
discussions, by joining clubs, by attending social functions and, in
general, by participating in the kaleidoscope of activities varying from
athletics to academic symposia, we
have acquired essential tools which
will enable us to work with people and
to help solve the problems facing
society today.
Now we have the basic equipment.
Now we must make our contribution
to society. Because we have a larger
box of tools than non-university graduates, our contribution must be that
much greater. In our particular fields
we must apply ourselves unsparingly.
We must strive for the best technique,
the most comprehensive theory, the
best work of art or the most efficient
operation. In order to contribute to
society we must build on the ideas
and principles we have been taught.
If we do not we are merely using the
tools in a mediocre way, resulting in a
complacent  and  selfish  society.
A more effective way to repay our
debt is to expand and to use the
"coffee break and lunch hour" tools
which we devised by entering into
extracurricular activities and participating in discussion. We must turn
our thoughts to the social problems of
our time. It is up to us to contribute
to society by coming forth with our
ideas and participating in the issues of
our time.
A university equips us only with the
essential tools. We must continue to
develop new tools and to throw out
those which we find corroded. If we do
not, our effectiveness in society will
soon fade.
—Excerpts from the valedictory
address given by Peter B. Shepard,
Class of '64.
30 Changes
At the
Two well-known members of the
faculty received appointments as dean
this  summer.
Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan who was
head of the department of zoology and
assistant dean of science, has become
dean of graduate studies, succeeding
Dean F. H. Soward.
Dr. Vladimir Okulitch who was
acting dean of science and head of
the departments of geology and mining and geological engineering during
the 1963-64 year, has now been
appointed   dean   of   the   faculty   of
Professor G. O. B. Davies has been
granted a year's leave of absence from
UBC to serve as secretary of the
Canadian Universities Foundation
Commission on the Financing of
Higher Education.
Mr. Davies, a member of the team
which assisted President Macdonald in
the preparation of his report "Higher
Education in British Columbia and a
Plan for the Future," was secretary
to the Board of Governors, executive
assistant to the president, and professor
of history here.
By the time this Chronicle is in
print Mr. Ralph Daly, or at any rate
his work, will be well known to most
of our readers. On June 1 he took up
his appointment as Director of Information Services at UBC.
Mr. Daly's job is to assist the
University to present and explain its
role to the public.
Mr. James Banham continues as
Information Officer.
Dean Ian McTaggart-Cowan
Dean Vladimir J. Okulitch
Professor G. O. B. Davies
Ralph Daly
University News
Figure passes
Hermine Dorothea Bottger, BA '20,
a member of the staff of the University
of British Columbia for the last 44
years, died on April 17, 1964, in her
69th year.
She joined the staff in September,
1920, as secretary to Dean R. W. Brock
of Applied Science. Following his
untimely death in 1935 she was in
charge of the Applied Science reading-
room until 1952. Thereafter, by
arrangement of Chancellor Lett and
President MacKenzie, she had a special
post in the University Library up to
the time of her death. Besides having
French and Spanish, she was fluent
in German.
Her German-born parents brought
her to Vancouver when she was three
from Salem, Oregon, where she was
born. Her early education included
singing and piano and before entering
UBC she attended Normal School and
taught briefly. Her only brother,
Gavert, died last year.
Hermine Bottger was a familiar if
elusive figure on the campus, most
familiar to Applied Science students
for whom she had an abiding affection.
Vividly remembered by her classmates
as a raconteur of great wit, she had
many and varied interests which
found satisfaction in the university.
Her pleasures were pleasures of the
mind. She enjoyed to the full what
was important to her; what was to
her unimportant she ignored, such as
rules or styles of dress.
In nondescript costume she could
be seen slipping into a public lecture—
she attended most of them—or, with
book propped open, having a snack in
a coffee shop. Chance conversation
disclosed a charming cultivated mind
and a delightful sense of humour. An
encounter with her was a pleasure.
"Time is but the shadow of
eternity." That summed up her
philosophy of life, she said, when it
was quoted by an Indian exchange
librarian who visited the Library a few
years ago.
To her friends and acquaintances
she remains familiar, elusive and
31 Alumni Association News
Daughter of Vice-President
Leads graduating class
UBC Alumnus
Appointed Dean
The Board of Management of the
Alumni Association produced a winner when the daughter of 2nd vice-
president Margaret Ellis topped the
1964 graduating class. Patricia M.
Ellis, the medal-winning student, is
a granddaughter of the late Dean
Pat started her scholarship winning
career with copping three of them on
matriculation from high school, plus
Retired Librarian
Now a Teacher
Anne M. Smith, BA, BS(Wash),
AM (Mich), assistant librarian in
charge of reference and information
services, University of British Columbia, completed her service at UBC this
summer. She had been successively
reference librarian, head of the reference division, assistant librarian in
charge of reference and information
services   and   lecturer   from   1930   to
Anne Smith
June 1964. Many of the library leaders
of today were attracted to the profession by her enthusiasm for it and the
student in-service training of a few
years ago, said by an American authority to be the best on the continent,
which she developed at UBC. Her interest in international library cooperation led her to accept a term
appointment to teach library science
in Japan. Miss Smith is the author of
a number of papers published in
national and international library bulletins and quarterlies. She is now
teaching a reference course for teacher
librarians at UBC.
first prize from the Alliance Fran-
caise. She went on, in first year university, to repeat her mother's performance of thirty years ago by winning
a UBC scholarship for proficiency,
adding to it a Bank of Montreal Centennial scholarship (for three years).
In second year, where mother had
won the scholarship for highest combined marks in English and Latin,
daughter took the equivalent in English/French, besides adding a prize
for English.
Third year was more of the same:
UBC scholarship for proficiency,
French Government bronze medal for
French, Alliance Francaise travelling
And in fourth year, Bank of Montreal followed up its three-year scholarship with a fellowship worth $3000
for three years. Pat plans to use this
to work for a PhD in linguistics at
Yale, a logical succession to Honours
French at UBC. (Mother says she
dropped out of the "competition" for
honours far back.)
Believe it (because we must), Pat
found time for extra-curricular activities all through her university career,
acting on the executive of various organizations to which she belonged.
Pat's father, David C. Ellis, BA '32,
also a UBC alumnus, probably claims
that he set the pace for his daughter
when he took first-class honours in
classics. He was also a Big Block winner for rugby, but that represents a
talent daughter did not inherit.
Anyway, congratulations, best
wishes for the future, and welcome
to the ranks of the alumni, Pat!
University is more
Than classrooms
A university would be a rigid institution if all its life were restricted to
classroom hours. We recognize that
education means more than formal and
organized instructional programs when
we provide students with playing fields,
swimming pools, and tennis courts for
athletics, and we attempt to do as
much for the students' life of the mind
and the spirit by furnishing them com-
R. T. D. Wallace, BA'32, MA'47
Latest appointment on the University of Victoria faculty for Professor
R. T. D. Wallace is that of Dean of
Administration. Dean Wallace is
currently assistant to the Acting President, Acting Dean of the Faculty of
Arts and Science, professor and head
of the department of mathematics, and
director of the Evening Division as
well as, now, Dean of Administration.
He retired as head of the department
of mathematics on July 1.
Alumni Officers
Move East
The Board of Management of the
Alumni Association lost three of its
members this summer when John
Carson, BA '43, Don Hudson, BA '52,
and Gordon Elliott, BCom '55, left
Vancouver to take up appointments
in the East.
Mr. Carson will be working in
Ottawa for a year on the Glascoe
Commission. Mr. Hudson and Mr.
Elliott have accepted positions with
the T. Eaton Co. in Toronto.
parably good facilities for cultural experiences. Unfortunately, in these areas
we have not given them all that they
need and that they deserve, because
we have had insufficient funds to provide the required resources. With great
generosity the State has met its responsibility to make tax money available
for direct instructional purposes, but it
does not and it cannot provide funds
for much that lies outside these primary areas yet that helps to make a
university great.
—the California Monthly—Jan. 1963
32 Alumnae
Items of Alumni news are invited in the form
of press clippings or personal letters. These
should reach the Editor, UBC Alumni Chronicle,
252 Brock Hall, UBC, for the next issue not
later than August 1, 1964.
John M. Buchanan, BA'17
John M. Buchanan, BA, retired in
July as chairman of the board and
president of British Columbia Packers
Limited. However, he will stay on as a
director, an advisory job. Mr. Buchanan
joined the company that was to become
British Columbia Packers Limited in
March 1928 as an internal auditor. In
1932 he was secretary-treasurer; in 1935,
general manager; and in 1946, president.
Mr. Buchanan is best known as a friend
of the university. He has served both as
a member of the senate and board of
governors of University of British
Columbia. He is past president of UBC
Alumni Association and in 1951 he was
presented with the Great Trekker Award.
Mr. Buchanan is a director of several
Canadian companies and he was recently
appointed a member of the board of
directors of Vancouver Centennial Year
Committee and will continue on that
Major-General H. F. G. Letson, BSc,
LLD'45, retired, is now honorary colonel
of the B.C. Regiment, Duke of Con-
naught's Own. The honor was conferred
at the Beatty Street Drill Hall, Vancouver, where Major-General Letson
trained as a cadet in 1912.
Mrs. Hazel E. Hodson, nee McCo-
nell, BA, MA'23, retired Victoria teacher,
became the 33 rd honorary life member
of the B.C. Teachers' Federation since
the awards were started in 1926. Mrs.
Hodson retired in June 1963 after
devoting 42 years to the teaching
Mary Buxton, BA, has retired after 40
years of teaching in the Burnaby School
District. At the 1962 Teachers' Federation convention, Miss Buxton was presented with the Teacher of the Year
award by the department of education.
Arthur Lionel Stevenson, BA, MA
(Tor), PhD(Calif.), B.Litt(Oxon), has
been appointed chairman of the English
department at Duke University, North
Carolina, where he has held the James
B. Duke professorship of English for the
past nine years. He previously served as
departmental chairman in two other
institutions, Arizona State College (1930-
37) and the University of Southern
California (1943-55). The Harvard University Press has just published Victorian
Fiction: a Guide to Research, a book
which he edited under  the  auspices  of
the   Modern   Language   Association   of
Joseph Frederick Brown, BA, MA'25,
has been reappointed to a five-year
term as regional member representing
B.C. on the Board of Broadcast Governors. Mr. Brown received UBC's first
Great Trekker award for service to the
university and community.
Norman A. Robertson, BA, LLD'45,
LLD(Tor.), under-secretary of state for
external affairs, received an honorary
doctorate of civil law from Bishop's
University this spring.
Christian Sivertz, BASc, retired associate professor of chemistry, University
of Western Ontario, London, has been
named to receive the Chemical Education Award of the Chemical Institute of
Milla Alilian Eskell, BA, has been
selected   as   one   of   New   Jersey's   out-
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33 standing women in University Woman,
magazine of Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham-Madison Campus. Dr.
Alihan, as she is professionally known,
has been cited for her professional and
personal contributions to industrial companies in New Jersey. She founded the
firm of Milla Alihan Associates in New
York City in 1944 and was the first
woman to head a professional organization providing psychological evaluation,
executive counselling and development
and other services to business and industry. Dr. Alihan has written a book,
Social Ecology and many articles in her
field. She is listed in Who's Who in
America, in the East, Among American
Men of Science, Among American
Women, and World Who's Who in
Commerce and Industry.
Avis Pumphrey, BA, MA(Chicago),
director of social service, Vancouver
General Hospital, is the first Canadian
woman to receive the Kappa Kappa
Gamma Alumnae Achievement Award.
The award is the highest honor the
sorority can give an alumnae member.
To date only 69 of the 50,000 Alumnae
members have received the award.
Meredith M. McFarlane, BA, Q.C,
was sworn in as a B.C. Appeal Court
Justice on May 20, 1964. Mr. McFarlane
represented the attorney-general in the
recent B.C. Electric takeover litigation
in Supreme Court.
Hon. James Sinclair, BASc, was elected
a director of Columbia Cellulose Company, Ltd. at the Company's first  1964
Avis Pumphrey,
meeting of directors. Mr. Sinclair is
president of Lafarge Cement of North
America Ltd., and Deeks-McBride Ltd.
He is also director of several other
Canadian companies.
John N. Burnett, BA, MA'43 retiring
after 47 years in B.C. Education, says
the modern world is changing too fast
for the schools to keep pace. "All we
can do is give students a thorough background so they will be able to accomodate to the changing times." Mr. Burnett,
who held the post of superintendent of
Richmond schools, plans to relax for a
year and then return to university to
continue his education.
Frank   S.    Morley,    BA,    PhD(Edin-
formula to
catch the eye
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burgh), has been appointed associate
editor of the Lethbridge Herald. Dr.
Morley was on the original citizens'
committee which initiated the University
of Alberta in Calgary. He is past president of the Calgary Canadian Club and
current president of the United Nations
Association in Calgary.
Mrs. C. A. S. Turner, (nee Margaret
Muirhead), BA, is now residing at "Blue
Shutters," 120 Myton Road, Warwick,
England. She and her husband will
always be glad to greet any travellers
from Vancouver who care to call in on
them when in the area.
. . . The greatest service a university
can render is still through its graduates. The better the education they receive, the greater will be their contribution. They will think more clearly,
judge more sanely, decide more wisely
and act more effectively. This is what
an excellent liberal education will do
for them and, through them, for society.
—Mount Allison Record, Fall 1963.
FA 5-2231
1070 S.E. Marine Drive, 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 with 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.
34 1932
Norah L. Hughes, BA,  MA'34,  PhD
(Chicago), received a Doctor of Divinity
degree on May 4, 1964, at the annual
convocation of Union College. She has
been serving on Salt Spring Island for
the past four years and was the 1963
president of the B.C. Conference of the
United Church.
Cecilia E. Long, BA, has been elected
first Vice-President, Board of Governors,
1963, of Women's College Hospital,
Toronto, Ontario.
Gordon C. Danielson, BA, MA'35,
PhD(Purdue), was named "distinguished
professor" at the Honors and Awards
Convocation held on June 6, at the
Iowa State University. As such, he will
receive a $500 honorarium from the
Achievement Fund of the Alumni Association and will carry the title for the
rest of his career.
Louis T. Rader, BASc, MSc, PhD
(Cal.Tech.), is the author of a paper
entitled, "The Place of Computers in
the Electronics Industry." The article
was published in May 1964 issue of
Electronics and Communications.
G. Gordon Strong, BCom, BA'34, has
been elected chairman of the American
Publishers Association's bureau of advertising. He is president and general
manager of Brush-Moore Newspapers, a
group he joined in 1952.
Gordon  Hilker,   BCom,   will  manage
the  program  division  for   all  entertainment for the Canadian World Exhibition
J. Stuart Keate,
at Montreal. Upon his appointment, Mr.
Hilker leaves his post as general manager of the Vancouver International
Festival and co-ordinator of the British
Columbia Barkerville Gold Town Restoration project.
J. Stuart Keate, BA, publisher of the
Victoria Times since 1950, has been
named publisher of the Vancouver Sun.
Mr. Keate is presently on the board of
governors of UBC, a member of the
Canada Council and since April, president of The Canadian Press.
Francis R. Joubin, BA, MA'43, DSc
'58, until recently engaged abroad on
United Nations Technical Assistance
missions is now a technical adviser
(Mining and Geology) at the U.N.
Secretariat in New York.
Bruce Arnold Robinson, BA, BASc,
has been promoted to professor and head
of the department of commerce effective
June  1, at Acadia University. Professor
Robinson is a director of the Acadia
University Institute and is placement
officer at Acadia in charge of student
Walter M. Barss, BA, MA'39, PhD
(Purdue), has accepted a position in the
physics department of the University of
Robert T. McKenzie, BA, PhD(Lon-
don), is still with the BBC in London,
England interviewing politicians on his
weekly show "Gallery." Dr. McKenzie
is also an associate professor of political
sociology at the London School of
J. G. Retallack, BA, PhD(California),
superintendent of the physics wing for
the past five years at the Defence
Research Board's Naval Research Establishment in Dartmouth, has been
appointed chief superintendent of the
A. H. (Art) Sager, BA, has been
posted to Africa as chief of the technical
assistance co-ordination unit of the Economic Commission for Africa at Addis
T. K. Shoyama, BA, BCom, has resigned from his position of secretary of
the economic advisory and planning
board of Saskatchewan to accept a new
job on the research staff of the Economic
Council of Canada. In this newly created
economic research and planning agency
of the federal government, Mr. Shoyama
will have increasing opportunity to devote his talents to the solution of problems which affect all Canada.
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
YOU don't actually have to know more than a horse to train him
but you do have to convince the horse that you do. Same with
witch doctors and other ulterior individuals who set out to flummox
the citizenry; standard equipment with them is a mantle of mystery and an air of omniscience which make it much easier to sell
the snake oil or the genuine Kickapoo juice, for the customer who
becomes The True Believer is the one who doesn't know the score.
It follows that everyone should know the score and one of the best
ways, we think, is to keep track of what's going on in the world
by  following the  news  in  a comprehensive  newspaper  like  the  Sun.
35 1939
J. A. McCarter, BA, MA'41, PhD
(Tor.), professor of biochemistry and
head of the department at Dalhousie
University was made a Fellow of the
Royal Society of Canada.
H. Basil Robinson, BA, BA(Oxon),
at present minister at the Canadian
Embassy in Washington, D.C, has been
posted to Ottawa to become assistant
Ormond W. Dier, BA, until recently
special assistant to the prime minister
for external affairs has been made
ambassador to Columbia with accreditation to Ecuador.
Harold F. Dixon, BA, has been
appointed to the newly created position
of industry sales manager for food
chemicals and fine chemicals in the New
York district sales office of Monsanto
Company's Organic Chemical Division
after serving as director of marketing
for Monsanto Canada Limited.
A. J. Gregory, BASc, has been named
manager of a new Northern Electric
Company establishment at Ottawa called
an Advanced Devices Centre, to be built
near the Company's research laboratories. Mr. Gregory has been with
Northern Electric for 20 years.
Stanley L. Harris, BASc, has been
appointed director of marketing for
Monsanto Canada Limited. He formerly
served as product manager in the company's plastics division at St. Louis,
Jack D. Logan, BASc, who was
general traffic engineer in Vancouver for
B.C. Telephone Company, has been
posted to Vancouver Island as district
engineer. Mr. Logan will have his
headquarters in Victoria.
Peter Stanton Mathewson, BA, has
been promoted superintendent of a Sun
Life Assurance Company of Canada
agency division at Head Office in
Montreal. He will be responsible for
the company's agency operations in the
Far East, southern Africa and the
Donovan F. Miller, BCom'47
Donovan F. Miller, BCom, director
and executive assistant to the president
of Canadian Fishing Co., Ltd., was
elected president of the Fisheries Council of Canada for 1964-1965. He will
head the national association of fish
processors during one of its most important years, leading to a joint North
American fisheries conference in Washington D.C, April 30 to May 5, 1965.
Billed as the largest fisheries meeting
ever held on the continent, the
conference will include members of the
National Fisheries of Mexico as well as
the Canadian group.
Charles W. Nash, BASc, has been
appointed provincial commissioner for
the Boy Scouts of Canada with jurisdiction over British Columbia and the
Yukon. Mr. Nash has had a distinguished
career in scouting, starting as a cub in
Ian C. M. Rush, BASc, MASc'43 will
assume responsibility for manufacturing
and related functions as a newly appointed vice-president of Polymer Corporation Ltd.
J. S. N. Hammond, BASc, has been
appointed   superintendent    of   Canada's
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Donald H. M. Ross, BA, BCom'44,
has been named bursar of Simon Fraser
University. Mr. Ross served as treasurer
of the Alma Mater Society while on
campus as a student at UBC.
Rev. Walter Ridgway, BA, MA'46, is
in Bolivia, South America attached to
the Colegio Evangelica de Santiago de
Donald F. Griffiths, BASc, has been
appointed to special duties in the Metallurgical Division of the Consolidated
Mining and Smelting Company at Trail.
T. G. Williams, BASc, has been
appointed manager of the Fraser Valley
district of the B.C. Telephone Company.
Mr. Williams has been Island Division
engineer at Victoria since January 1962.
Michael J. Ozeroff, BA, MA'48, MS,
PhD(Yale), has joined Aerospace Corporation as director of program 461 in
the Satellite Systems Division of the
company's El Segundo Technical Operations at California. With a wide background in the fields of electron and
nuclear physics, Dr. Ozeroff comes to
aerospace from Huggins Laboratories
where he was director of research.
Malcolm Norman Bow, BA, special
assistant to the external affairs minister
has been posted to Czechoslovakia as
Edward Lome Hewson, BA, whose
career with Canadian National Railways
has   taken   him   across   Canada   from
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been appointed general superintendent
transportation for CN's Atlantic Region.
Harold A. McKenzie, BASc, has been
appointed assistant general manager of
Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company Ltd. Mr. McKenzie was first
employed as a miner by H.B.M. & S.
Co., Ltd., in 1948. Some of the positions
held by Mr. McKenzie include superintendent of operations; assistant mine
superintendent; mine superintendent and
superintendent of mines.
A. M. Murray, BA, has been named
assistant comptroller of the Consolidated
Mining and Smelting Company of
Canada Limited.
John Lang Nichol, BCom, who first
entered politics only three years ago was
unanimously elected president of the
National Liberal Federation in Ottawa,
in June.
Peter Paul Saunders, BCom, president
of Laurentide Finance Corporation in
Vancouver has been made president of
the Federated Council of Sales Finance
Companies. The council consists of 43
leading firms in an industry that provides nearly $3,000 million credit to
consumers and business.
Mrs. A. R. Devlin, (Beverley Ann),
BA, writes us that she and her husband
Ray, BEd'62, after a number of busy
years teaching at Barsby High School,
Nanaimo will be in Toronto for the next
two years. Ray will be working for his
master's   degree   at   the   University   of
Q.C.'s Appointed
In August seventeen UBC alumni were
appointed Queen's Counsel by the provincial government. They are:
Ernest A. Alexander, BA'40, LLB'48
Russell Kemp Baker, BA'30, BCom'31
Kenneth M. Beckett, BA'32
James E. Boughton, LLB'49
Darrell T. Braidwood, BA'40, MA'41
Gerald H. Cross, LLB'48
W. H. Kemp Edmonds, BA'38
Thomas K. Fisher, LLB'48
Arthur Fouks, BA'41, LLB'49
Leo S. Gansner, BA'35, BCom'35
Harold R. Hine, LLB'50
Thomas E. Ladner, BA'37
Hugh J. McGivern, BA'32
A. Stewart McMorran, BA'41
George G. S. Rae, BA'29
Ian A. Shaw, BA'19
John D. Taggart, LLB'49
Toronto. In addition to a full program
of activities at the high school. Beverley
was for two years president of the
Nanaimo Women's Musical Club.
Clifford V. Faulknor, BSA, has received word from Little, Brown and
Company of Boston he has won its
$1,000 international competition for
juvenile fiction. Mr. Faulknor is associate
editor of the periodical Country Guide
and is president of the Alberta Farm
Writers Association.
John F. Hogan, BSF, divisional forestry
superintendent in charge of the Crows-
nest Forest, has been promoted to senior
superintendent in charge of forest surveys for the Alberta department of lands
and forests.
Jack H. MacFadden, BASc, is the
new plant superintendent of the Indium
Plant, Metallurgical Division of the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting
Company  of Canada  Limited  at Trail.
Paul S. Plant, BA, has been named
new Board chairman of the Family
Service  Agency  of  Greater  Vancouver.
Donald J. M. Robinson, BA, MA'51,
former chief biologist in the Fish and
Game Branch of the Department of
Recreation and Conservation, has been
appointed assistant director of the
Raymond E. Warburton, BA, BEd, has
been appointed supervisor of secondary
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Districts. Since graduation from UBC,
Mr. Warburton has interested himself
particularly in mathematics and science.
Founder of the Mathematics Club which
is popular in Chilliwack, Mr. Warburton
will be responsible to a great extent for
the teaching of mathematics in Saanich
and Sooke.
Daniel F. Williamson, BASc, has been
promoted to vice-president of Sandwell
International Incorporated of Portland,
Stewart J. Andrews, BASc, has been
appointed chief process engineer for
Potash Company of America.
C. S. Brown, BA, who joined the
department of natural resources in 1950
as a research economist, has been made
director of resource lands. As such, Mr.
Brown will be in charge of land acquisition and classification of Crown lands
for recreation and other purposes. He
will also deal with the Lands Act and
the Pollution of Streams Act.
Marion E. Foster, BA, has asked us
to correct an error made in the Summer
Issue of the Chronicle regarding her new
appointment. She informs us that the
position she has accepted is that of
executive director of the YWCA of
Saskatoon and not of Canada as was
reported in our last issue.
Robert D. Jamieson, BASc, has accepted the position of assistant manager
with Industrial Coatings Ltd. of Vancouver. Mr. Jamieson is a registered
professional engineer and takes to his
new company a background of 14 years
of experience in design engineering in
the pulp and paper industry.
Walter F. Leverton, PhD, has been
appointed general manager of Aerospace
Corporation's newly created Satellite
Systems Division in California. In this
capacity he is responsible for the general
systems engineering and for the technical
direction of such prime space efforts as
the military communications satellites,
nuclear detection satellites and a worldwide satellite control network.
George R. Mills, BASc, assumed
management of Ethyl Corporation of
Canada's Corunna plant August 1. Mr.
Mills has been assistant plant manager
since 1960. He first joined Ethyl of
Canada in 1955, after service with the
RCAF and an assignment with Polymer
Harold J. Perkins, BA, MSc'53, PhD
(Iowa), has been promoted to the
chairmanship of the division of science
and mathematics, State University College, Plattsburgh, New York, with the
rank of professor. Dr. Perkins is the
author and co-author of 20 research
papers dealing with plant physiology and
biochemistry. In collaboration with
George Strachen of the department of
science and industrial research, Auckland, New Zealand, he has developed a
method for taking Cesium-137, a component of radioactive fallout, out of
Neil J. Stewart, LLB, has been appointed division administrative manager
for Pan American Petroleum Corporation. As such, Mr. Stewart will direct
the functions of all the staff departments
in the division. These include industrial
relations, law, accounting, purchasing
and the aviation and procedure sections.
Ronald S. Taylor, BASc, former
Delta municipal engineer, was appointed
Trail city manager.
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recently been appointed director of research for Price Waterhouse and Co., in
Canada. He will be stationed in Toronto.
John C. Phillips, BSA, presently director of agriculture at Montserrat, West
Indies, will be happy to welcome any
UBC graduates who may be passing the
island. He frequently met grads in
Uganda and in the past year, has met
two others who hold senior agricultural
positions in the Leeward Islands.
Edward G. Wiltshire, BASc, has been
appointed Plant Superintendent, Sulphate
and Storage, Chemicals and Fertilizers
Division of the Consolidated Mining and
Smelting Company of Canada at Trail.
Robert S. Julius, BA, MA'56, PhD
(Alta.), is an alumnus of UBC who
returned to his old haunts to teach
mathematics at summer school here.
Since 1962 he has been on the University of Alberta's staff at Edmonton
in the department of computer science,
as associate professor and assistant head
of the same department. He is married
with 3 children and one of his happiest
recollections is that they all, with the
youngest then a two weeks' old infant
attended the university congregation at
which he received his PhD degree.
John    H.    Reid,    BASc,    has    been
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Roasters, Metallurgical Division of the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company at Trail.
Rudolf R.
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Rudolf R. Haering, BA, MA'55, PhD
(McGill), is the youngest university
department head in Canada. His recent
appointment as head of the department
of physics at Simon Fraser University
has given him the opportunity to start
a physics department from scratch and
he hopes to attract some of the finest
young physicists in the country to his
staff. UBC is providing space for his
graduate students and in return he will
teach a graduate course at UBC.
Donald A. Dowsley, BASc, has recently been appointed manager, Shawnigan Division, MacMillan, Bloedel, and
Powell River Limited, Duncan.
James A. Rainer, BCom, MBA
(Wash.), will be responsible for the
direction of all building materials sales
in Canada for Crown Zellerbach Building    Materials    Limited    in    the    newly
created  position  of  manager,  Canadian
Robert W. Kendrick, BASc, has accepted a one year loan assignment to
Societa per Azioni Raffineria Padana
Olii Minerali (SARPOM) a subsidiary
of Esso Standard Italiana. SARPOM
operates a refinery which is currently
being expanded at Trecate, about 40
kilometers west of Milan.
Leonard P. Sampson, BA (New Zealand), BEd, MEd'59, has been named by
the West Vancouver school board to fill
the position of director of education. Mr.
Sampson has a total of 12 years teaching
experience in several different countries.
Peter  C.   Clegg,   BA,   has   moved   to
Calgary to fill the position of assistant
manager, National Trust Company.
Jan J. Drent, BA, who has been
serving as navigating officer aboard
HMCS Chaudiere has left the ship to
take a specialist Operations Officers'
course  at the  Fleet  School  in  Halifax.
William K. McCourt, BCom, MBA
(University of Maryland and George
Washington), director of research, T.
Eaton Co., Ltd., Western Canada Division, was the keynote speaker at the 21st
Annual Western Conference of the
Wholesale Division of the Canadian
Plumbing and Heating Institute.
Anand Prakash, MA, PhD'60, has
returned to Canada after completing his
one  year  assignment  with  the  Interna
tional Indian Ocean Expedition and is at
present developing plans to do some
biological oceanography on the Canadian Atlantic with the Fisheries Research
Board. Dr. Prakash's participation in the
International Ocean Expedition was
sponsored by the Royal Society of
London through a lohn Murray Fellowship in oceanography awarded him last
year. He was one of 20 scientists on
board the Royal Research Ship Discovery investigating the oceanic productivity of the Arabian sea.
H. A. (Mike) Cooper, BA, who
started his Naval career with the University Naval Training Division at UBC,
has been serving in HMCS Chaudiere,
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Robert F. Fallis, BA, MSc (McGill),
instructor in psychology in the undergraduate college at Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, has been promoted to assistant professor. Mr. Fallis
served from 1951 to 1953 as a police
constable in Vancouver and worked
from 1953 to 1955 as a salesman in the
circulation department of the Toronto
Star before returning to college.
Barbara Ann Geddes, BA, is one of
18 UBC graduates who will teach in
underdeveloped countries for Canadian
University Service Overseas during the
next two years. CUSO, often called
Canada's Peace Corps, is a non-government agency relying on voluntary support and was organized largely through
UBC and University of Toronto three
years ago. The selection of graduates at
UBC was made from 80 applicants.
They will join more than 100 others
from campuses across the country.
Flora M. Thompson, BA, visited the
Alumni Association office recently while
on a month's holiday in B.C., after
completing a course in Occupational
Therapy at Kingston, Ontario. This was
a crash program, compressing a three-
year university course into 18 months,
to help with the great shortage of occupational therapists in Canada.
Lorenne M. Burchill, nee Gordon, BA,
has been awarded a $2,500 Travelling
Fellowship, by the Canadian Federation
of University Women. She has previously
won 22 scholarships and prizes including
undergraduate awards. Mrs. Burchill is
working toward a Bachelor of Philosophy
degree at Oxford on a Commonwealth
Fellowship, but plans to return to academic work in Canada.
Leonard Davis, MD, has been appointed director of the Cariboo Health
Unit at Williams Lake.
Robert L. Felix, MA, is presently a
professor of law, Duquesne University,
at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
T. Grant John, BASc, who was
awarded a Cominco Fellowship in 1963
has now received a further fellowship for
1964-65, valued at $3,000.
Elizabeth Wurtelle, BA, completed the
same strenuous course in Occupational
Therapy mentioned in 1961 class notes.
The class, limited to 12 or 15 students,
was set up by the Canadian Association
of Occupational Therapy.
Scholarship and
In the past few months the following
alumni have received awards from
various sources to further their academic work.
David George Alexander, BA'61, a
Canada Council fellowship to study 15th
and 16th century history at the University of London.
John B. Armstrong, BSc'64, a $3,900
research fellowship in biochemistry to
the University of Wisconsin.
David A. Axen, BASc'60, a Shell
Canada $1,800 fellowship to continue
research in nuclear physics at UBC.
Robert. G. Auld, BASc'59, a $2,400
Canadian Industries Ltd., scholarship for
post graduate work in chemical engineering.
Peter Batchelor, BArch'60, a $2,000
Langley scholarship by the American
Institute of Architects, for graduate
studies in civic design.
G. Grant Clarke, MA'64, a Leon and
Thea Koerner Foundation grant for
study at Rutgers University.
Maurice J. Y. Clement, BSc'60, MSc
'61, a National Research Council
scholarship, for postgraduate studies,
value about $4,000.
Maureen A. Covell, BA'64, Canada
Council, value about $1500, for international studies at UBC.
Ian D. Currie, BA'58, MA*61, Canada
Council fellowship, $2,000 to continue
studies in sociology.
Sydney R. O. G. Fosdick, BA'63,
Canada Council, value about $1500, for
postgraduate studies in librarianship and
Murray W. Fairweather, BA'64, Canada Council, value about $1,500, for
graduate studies in history.
John H. Gee, BCom'59, $9,000 for
graduate studies in ecology of fish at
University of Sydney, Australia.
Chris L. Gardner, BSc'61, National
Research Council, value about $4,000
for postgraduate studies.
Michael C. Godfrey, BSc'61, National
Research Council, value about $4,000
for postgraduate studies.
Louise G. Grant, BA'63, a British
Commonwealth scholarship, value about
$4,000 for further study in philosophy.
Charles T. M. Hadwen, BA'55, University of Southern California Associates
$1,000  teaching  award  (for  excellence).
John S. Hayward, BSc'58, National
Research Council for postgraduate studies. Value about $4,000.
Janice E. Hickman, BA'64, Bryn
Mawr College $2,100 for postgraduate
Hendrick Jack Horn, BA'64, Canada
Council, value about $1,500 for graduate
studies in art history.
Christopher Robert James, BASc'60
National Research Council, value about
$4,000 for post graduate studies.
Gilbert Johnson, BA'64, Canada
Council, value about $1500, for further
study in economics.
Richard Kazuta, BCom'64, lapanese
Government, to continue studies in
Japanese business and taxation laws at
the Keio University in Tokyo.
R. G. Laird, BA'63, $2,600 from Yale
to continue studies there.
Michael S. Mepham, BSc'62, Canada
Council, value about $1,500 for graduate
studies in linguistics.
William A. W. Neilson, LLB'64,
Canada Council, value about $1,500 for
graduate studies in economics and law.
Victor A. Neufeldt, BA'57, a fellowship by the University of Illinois, value
$2,500 for pre-doctoral studies.
Erland Max Schulson, BASc'64, International Nickel fellowship $3,000 for
graduate studies in metallurgy.
K. N. Slessor, BSc'60, BEd'62, National Research Council $5,000 for
graduate studies in chemistry.
Dennis M. Steeves, BCom'64, Professional Marketing Research Society's
major university award.
Neil Stewart, BA'64, $2,400 for study
in the department of computer science at
University of Toronto.
Dorothy Thompson, BA'64, Canada
Council, value about $1,500, for graduate studies in European history.
Richard Michael Toporoski, BA'63,
Canada Council, value about $1,500, for
graduate studies in Latin.
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names of alumni whose class reunions take
place this year and for whom we have no
valid addresses. Calling all Dr. Watsons!
Harry Atkinson Hendry, BA
C. D. Honeyford, BA
Mrs. H. R. Hulbert, BA
Dr. Ralph Hull, BA, MA'30
Miss Margaret lohnson, BA
Ralph M. lohnston, BA
Mrs. A. L. Kirkby, BA
David A. Lloyd-Iones, BA
Miss  Veronica  Mcintosh,  BA
Dr. Clarence C. Hulley, BA, MA'38
Mrs. W. E. Kennedy, BA
Mrs. T. R. Kelly, BA
Miss Irene Lambert, BA
Mr. and Mrs. Moses C. Long, BASc'37,
J. A. McDonald, BA, MA'36
Mr.   and  Mrs.   Richard  B.   McDougall,
BA, BA'38
Mrs. John H. Morris, BA
Mrs. W. B. Morrison, BA
Mr. and Mrs. R. Kendall Mercer, BCom,
William G. Stott, BCom, BA'35
Dr.  and Mrs.  Ernest J.  W.  Irish,  BA,
MA'40, BA'38, MA'40
C. H. S. Luttrell, BA, BASc'39
Dr. E. Stewart McDaniel, BA
Dr. Richard B. Macmillan, BA
Miss H. F. Mayers, BA
John R. Meredith, BA
John G. Myers, BA
George Ernest Harrison, BASc
R. Campbell Smith, BCom
Philip J. Salisbury, BSA
Wilfred D. Stokvis, BSA
S. Wolfe, BSA
Arne Henrikson, BA
John A. Hood, BA, BASc
Mrs. F. G. Hubbard, BA, BSW'46
Mr.   and  Mrs.   G.   Harold  F.  Johnson,
BA, BA'35
Mrs. Gordon W. Jones, BA
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Jones, BCom
'49, BA
Arthur M. Kirkby, BA
Perry McF. Hooper, BASc
Ronald J. Legeer, BASc
Arthur R. Lucas, BASc
Miss Jean C. MacKay, BASc (N)
Orville M. Ontkean, BASc
James A. Porter, BASc
Mr.   and   Mrs.   James   A.   Reid,   BSA,
Rev. Edward W. Snyder. BCom
Gordon Edward Bonney, BA
Shirley Eleanor Bookman, BA
Miss Nancy E. Bowell, BA
Robert S. Boyle, BA, BEd'57
Mrs. H. Braathen, BA
Hugh M. Carter, BASc
Nevil B. Cawley, BASc
Peter Chiz, BASc
H. Reginald Christie, BASc
John H. Craven, BASc
James M. Davison, BASc
Richard O. Crump, BCom
William H. Dalgleish, BCom
Cecil Dunsmore, BCom
Arthur E. Ericson, BCom
Ian M. Forrest, BCom
J. A. Strachan, LLB
Richard B. McDougall, BA'34
His picture but
no address
Miss Violet M. Parsonson, BHE
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Pinchin, BCom'48,
J. Reid Mitchell, BPE, BEd'55
Roi Shermann, BPE
Roger J. Hadland, BSA
D. Eric Hearle, BSA
Hugh G. Hunt, BSA
Wm. S. Kyle, BSA
B. G. Mcintosh, BSA
Kenneth A. McKay, BSA
G. R. Milne, BSA
James V. Moloney, BSA
Donald W. Newton, BSA
Miss M. E. Norris, BSA
Victor Heath, BSF
John F. Solloway, BSF
Amy G. Smith, BASc (N)
Miss Frances P. Turnbull, BASc (N)
Mrs. Jessie R. Swail, BSW
Thomas J. Tracey, BSW
Wilfred A. Wright, BSW
Come Carbonneau, MASc
C. G. Cheriton, MASc
Vernon P. Shook, MSW
F/L  and  Mrs.  D.  E.   Sharpe,  BA'50,
Mrs. Herbert S. Coleman, BA
Miss Geraldine J. Conder, BA
John E. Cooke, BA
Mrs. R. J. Cumming, BA
Ian H. Currie, BA
Douglas H. Deeble, BA
J. Elizabeth D. Dudley, BA
Mrs. Valerie M. Ethier, BA
Owen S. Forsyth, BA BEd'58
George C. Freeman, BA
C. D. Frith, BA
Basil B. Grant, BASc
Oliver J. Grenon, BASc
Douglas Harvey-Smith, BASc
F/O lohn R. Hudson, BASc
Donald William Jack, BASc
Hugh A. Johnston, BASc, MASc'55
Yoshio Kawase, BASc, MASc'56
James G. Kirkland, BASc
Edward E. Knowles, BASc
Alex J. MacDonald. BASc
John W. Hornstein, BCom
Ray Kemp, BCom
Arthur Robert McLeod, BCom
Robert J. Brennan, LLB
Wallace G. Craig, LLB
Ewart A. Wetherill, BArch
Mrs. R. G. Richmond, BHE
Miss Mary E. Yurich, BHE
Herbert H. Beach, BSA, BEd'57
Miss Lois Elaine Dunlop, BSA
Gisbert H. J. Grunewald, BSA
Peter Guiry, BSA
Robert L. King, BSA
Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Riley, BSA, BSA'53
Tony Barnet, BSF
Edward P. Beuker, BSF
Mrs. Miriam L. Chapman, BSN
Miss Shirley M. Engelland, BSN
Thordis Asgeirsson, BSW
Mrs. Joyce M. Buckland, BSW
Mrs. Edith K. Bustillo, BSW
Wm. A. King, BSW
Miss Sarah McCombie, BSW
John R. MacDonald, BSW
Miss Sonja C. Matison, BSW, MSW'55
Miss Mary J. Rees, BSW
Mrs. E. R. Walker, BSW
Harold Zukerman,  BSW
Frank P. Maher, MA
Dr. Norman G. Cranna, PhD
Woldemar W. Dahl, BA
Robert L. Dallison, BA
Johan A. V. Z. de Jong, BA
Joseph A. Despins, BA
Jaime R. Dixon, BA
Charles W. Dunn, BA
Keith D. Eccleston, BA
Miss Joyce M. Gawthorn, BA
Miss Phyllis L. George, BA
Robert R. M. Gillies, BA
Arthur R.  Fraser,  BASc
Alexander P. Gammie, BASc
Howard A. Grant, BASc
James E. Hatton, BASc
John Hewitt, BASc
Leslie A. F. Hill, BASc
Bruce W. Irvine, BASc
Alf H. Hansen, BCom
James William Moore, BCom
Christopher J. Richmond, BCom
Charles R. Solloway, BCom, LLB'60
Stanley J. Susinski, BCom
John B. Tomlinson, BCom
Alan D. Woodman, BCom
David R. Burge, LLB
Michael Eric Butler, LLB
David H. Green, LLB
Werner M. Forster, BArch
Miss Myrna Durrant, BEd
Brian D. E. Hamilton, BEd
Mrs. Enid B. Hogg, BHE
Robert T. Carkner, BPE
Mrs. Neil F. V. Collett, BPE
Neville A. Gough, BSA, MSA'61
Dierk Lange, BSA
David G. Tweedy, BSA
41 Births
MR. and MRS. H. F. R. ADAMS, BASc'50,
(nee Joan Brown, BHE'52), a son,
Timothy Graham, May 16, 1964, in
mr. and MRS. JOHN L. ADAMS, BSF'62,
(nee Joyce Pettit, BEd'61), a daughter,
Leslie Jane, July 7, 1964 in Winnipeg,
MR.    and    MRS.   RAYMOND    MCL.    COOPER,
BA'49, LLB'50, a daughter, Alison
Lee, May 6, 1964, in Creston.
MR.     and     MRS.     JAMES     L.     DENHOLME,
BASc'56, (nee Elsa Maureen Sullivan,
BSN'59), a daughter, Maria Louise,
June  19,  1964 in Vancouver.
mr. and mrs. w. ross dey, BASc'57,
MASc'59, (nee Margaret Jean Moir,
BHE'57), a son, Graham Ross, in La
Habra, Caifornia.
mr. and mrs. r. j. hannon, (nee Jean
T. Auld, BA'48), a son, Craig Philip,
July 5, 1964, in Vancouver.
MR.     and     MRS.     EDWARD    A.     MCALPINE,
BCom'56, a daughter, Katherine Louise, April 15, 1964, in Nanaimo.
DR. and MRS. GORDON R. munro, BA'56,
MA, PhD(Harvard), Louisa Virginia,
February 28, 1964, in Ottawa.
mr. and MRS. r. h. vogel, '54, a
daughter Letitia Hunter McLeod, May
6, 1964, in Creston.
beveridge-mceachran. Robert Smart
Beveridge to Ailsa Evelyn McEachran,
BHE'52, in West Vancouver.
birch-kennedy. David John Birch, BASc
'64 to Barbara Dianne Kennedy, in
burke-legge. Kenneth L. Burke, BA'52,
LLB'58 to Andree Carroll Legge, in
Athens, Greece.
chandrasekharan-subbalakshmi. Kup-
panna "Chandra" Chandrasekharan,
MASc'58 to S. S. Subbalakshmi in
Tuticorin, South India.
chinnery-hawkey. Michael Alistair
Chinnery to Thora Elizabeth Hawkey,
BA'58, MA'63, in Vancouver.
clague-stevenson. Michael John Cla-
gue, BA'63 to Barbara Stevenson, in
North Bay, Ontario.
conder-brandon. David Walter Conder,
BSc'58, MSc'62 to Marion Jean
Brandon in Forest, Ontario.
dalton-hamilton. John Anthony Dal-
ton, BSF'64 to Virginia Eldon Hamilton, in West Vancouver.
davidson-ragona. Harvie Melvin Davidson to Fiamma Clelia Ragona, in
dawson-irwin. William John Dawson,
BCom'64 to Carol Joan Irwin, in
enga-jones. Eric Enga, BASc'62 to
Sylvia-Anne Jones, in North Vancouver.
evers-tobler. Joseph A. Evers to Heidi
Veronica Tobler, MD'62, in Los Gatos,
florence-courte. David A. Florence,
BSc'64 to Linda L. Courte, in Vancouver.
fountain-mcgillivray.       William      B.
Fountain to Mavis Viola McGillivray,
BA'60, in Kamloops.
hall-macmillan.   John   William   Hall,
BA'57   to   Pauline   Gail   MacMillan,
BEd'61, in Vancouver.
hawes-ladner.  Roland  Graham  Down-
ard   Hawes,   BSc'62   to   Edna   Clair
Ladner, BA'63, in Burnaby.
Horton-gaddes.   David   Joseph   Horton,
BCom'60   to   Barbara   Jane   Gaddes,
BA'62 in Kelowna.
Hunter-cowell.   Carl Franklin   Hunter
to   Mary   Gwendolen   Rooke Cowell,
BA'64 in Werl, West Germany.
love-schroter.    Osborne    Love,    BASc
'61   to Sally  Schroter,  in  Port Hope,
Mcclennan-macdonald.    James    Lewin
McClennan,  BASc'64, to Jeannie Patricia Macdonald, BA'63, in Vancouver.
macdonald-stendall. Roderick W Macdonald,   LLB'50   to  Doreen   Stendall,
in Vancouver.
may-sexton. John W. May, BA'57, MSc
'60 to Maureen Sexton, in Vancouver.
meikle-mann.  Basil  M.  Meikle,  BCom
'63    to    Bonnie    Naneen    Mann,    in
mitchell-smith. Branton Percy Mitchell,
BSc'61 to Susan Elizabeth Smith, BA
'62, in Vancouver.
munro-garcia. Robert Neil Munro, BSF
'57    to    Melida    Garcia,    in   Puerto
neilson-mouat.      William      Alexander
Walter     Neilson,     LLB'64,     BCom
(Tor.)    to   Coline   Anne   Mouat,   in
nishizaki-loranger.  Roy Susumi Nishi-
zaki, BASc'56 to Colette Loranger, in
olafson-grauer. Gordon A. A. Olafson,
BPE'62 to Pauline E. Grauer, BEd'63,
in Vancouver.
philpot-hobenshield. Frederick Philpot,
BSF'62 to June Frances Hobenshield,
in Terrace.
prakash-kripani.   Anand   Prakash,   MA
'58,   PhD'60   to   Pushpa   Kriplani,   in
New Delhi, India.
rennison-kincade. William Arthur Ren-
nison,   BASc'63   to   Constance   Judith
Kincade, in Vancouver.
sadler-white.   James   Hamilton   Sadler,
BSc'62   to   Joan   Dorothy   White,   in
Dartmouth, N.S.
scales-hobson. Richard William Scales,
BA'61 to Kathleen Elizabeth Hobson,
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Vancouver 3,  B.C.
BEd'63, in West Vancouver.
scholefield-scott. Peter Ross MacLean
Scholefield,   BSc'63   to   Heather  Jean
Scott, BEd'64, in West Vancouver.
scow-peterson. Alfred J. Scow, LLB'61
to   Mrs.   Joan   Peterson,   BA(Man.),
BSW'55, MSW'62, in Vancouver.
smith-whitaker.  Carman  J.  M.  Smith,
BSF'60   to   Barbara   Jean   Whitaker,
BSN'63, in West Vancouver.
smyth-barclay.   Stanley   Henry   Smyth,
BSc'62   to  Patricia  Anne   Barclay,   in
sturn-spafford.  William  Sturn,  BSc'63
to Joan Spafford, in Vancouver.
swede-lewis.  George  Swede,   BA'64  to
Bonnie Jean Lewis, in Vancouver.
tanner-hall. Harold Terrence D. Tanner,    BArch'64    to    Dixie    Katherine
Hall, in West Vancouver.
titmuss-cameron. Alexander David Tit-
muss to Sandra Jean Cameron, BEd'63,
in Vancouver.
westberg-rose. Ralph Roland Westberg,
BASc'51   to   Shelagh   Ann   Rose, BA
'53, BSW'54, in Vancouver.
whiteley-allen.       Denis       Allingham
Whiteley,  BA'59 to Shawne Allen, in
wood-watson.  James  Alexander Wood,
BASc'62   to   Margaret  Anne   Watson,
BHE'64,  in Vancouver.
wright-pierrot.   Robert  Frank  Wright,
BEd'63 to Hazel Anne Cicely Pierrot,
in Vancouver.
zahar-axelson.   Roger   Charles   Zahar,
BA'61   to   Esther  Marie   Axelson,   in
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42 This mathematical model in plastic
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43 Deaths
Gladys    C.    Schwesinger,    BA,    MA
(Harv.), PhD(Columbia), died July 12,
1964, in Victoria, after a brief illness.
Dr. Schwesinger was internationally famous in the fields of psychiatry and
psychology and resided in Ventura, California prior to her recent retirement to
Victoria. She leaves her sisters, Mrs. O.
(Isabel) Klas; Mrs. C. (Frances) De-
Rosier, and Miss Wanda Schwesinger,
San Francisco, California.
J Donald Siddons, BA, who retired
from his position as principal of Del-
brook Senior Secondary School in June,
1963, died on March 2, 1964. Mr. Sid-
don's teaching career began in 1921 and
he held positions of teacher, vice-
principal and principal in several British
Columbia schools. He is survived by his
wife Alice and his son Roy.
Lacey Julian Fisher, BA, head of the
English department at Salmon Arm High
School died February 8, 1964. Mr.
Fisher was co-founder of Everyman
Theatre, a professional repertory company, and toured B.C. for one season
with the troupe as a director and actor.
Through the years he regularly directed
award winning high school plays. He
was also in demand as an adjudicator.
His voice was familiar to Okanagan
radio listeners as that of "The Storyteller." His death ended 30 years of
teaching on the West Coast.
Margaret Lindsay, BA, died on February 16, 1964. She was one of those who
took part in the Great Trek to the present site of the University. She was in the
first class to move from the old Seaview
School which was once located at Vine
Street on Fourth Avenue to the new
General Gordon School where she was
later to teach for thirty-five years. Miss
Lindsay was one of the first women to
be named to the vice-principalship of a
Vancouver school, the position she held
at the time of her death.
Thomas Downey Kirk, BA, MA'31,
BEd'55, died February 23, 1964. From
1934 he taught in various Vancouver
secondary schools and was head of the
department of French and German at
Gladstone Secondary School at the time
of his death. He is survived by his wife
Marjorie and daughters, Dorothy and
Stanley Gordon Bruce, BASc, died
June 24, 1964, in Princeton. He was
superintendent of Noranda Mines, Boss
Mountain Division at the time of his
death. Mr. Bruce leaves a wife and two
small children.
Donald M. Edwards, BASc, died in a
traffic accident near Salmo on April 15,
1964. Mr. Edwards spent his entire
career in British Columbia and was well
known in the mining industry. He was
on the staff of Sheep Creek Mines, Ltd.,
at the time of his death.
Byron T. Estey, BA, president of
Columbia Distributors Ltd., died in June,
1964. Mr. Estey is survived by his wife
Cori and five children; his mother, Mrs.
Z. K. Estey, and a sister, Mrs. R. W.
Donald A. Christie, BA, BEd'58, died
early January, 1964, at Chilliwack. In
September, 1949 he was appointed to the
staff of the junior-senior high school in
School District No. 33. He became vice-
principal of Sardis Junior Secondary
School in 1956 and two years later, he
was promoted to the principalship of
Chilliwack Junior Secondary School, a
position which he held until his death.
Mr. Christie is survived by his wife
Inez and four children, Robert, Peggy,
Gordon and Lori.
G. John Ross Flewin, BA, died in a
plane accident on January 17, 1964.
Captain Flewin was a member of the
directorate of military intelligence and
disappeared on a flight between Toronto
and Ottawa. His body was found in the
wreckage of his plane near Bracebridge,
Ontario on April 29, 1964. He is survived by his wife Vivian and four
Robert G. McKee, BASc, drowned
June 27, 1964, while swimming at a
beach near Tokyo, Japan. Mr. McKee
was travelling home from England by
way of Asian countries, Tokyo being his
last stop, when the tragedy occurred. He
is survived by his parents in Victoria
and a sister, Mrs. E. E. Leishman, of
William G. Murrin, LL.D. died July
25, 1964, in Vancouver. Mr. Murrin was
president of B.C. Electric Company from
1929 to 1946. He served as a governor
of the University of British Columbia
and held honorary degrees from several
universities. Mr. Murrin was president
of the Vancouver Art Gallery Association, the Vancouver Little Theatre Association and was a member of the Vancouver Symphony Society. Mr. Murrin
leaves his wife, Mary Jane.
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45 U.B.C. Alumni Association Directory
Board of Management
John B. Macdonald,
President of the University of British Columbia
Executive Committee: president—David M.
Brousson, BASc'49; PAST president—Paul S.
Plant, BA'49; first vice-president—Roderick
W. Macdonald, LLB'50; second vice-president
—Mrs. David C. Ellis, BA'36; third vice-
president—John L. Gray, BSA'39; treasurer—
Donald McL. Anderson, BCom'48; members-
at-large (Terms expire 1965)—R. C. H. Rodgers, BASc'61; Gordon Olafson, BPE'62; John
J. Carson, BA'43; George S. Cumming, BA'50,
LLB'51. (Terms expire 1966)—Vern Housez,
BCom'57; Ronald S, Nairne, BA'47, BArch'51;
Kenneth Martin, BCom'46; Mrs. John M. Lecky,
Okanagan Mainline
president:  Dr. E. M. Stevenson, MD(Western
Ont.), 3105-31st Street, Vernon.
Armstrong—Ronald R. Heal, BSA'47, Box 391.
golden—Mrs. Trevor Burton.
kamloops—Roland   G.   Aubrey,   BArch'51,   242
Victoria Street.
keremeos—Joseph A. (John) Young, BCom'49,
MEd'61,  R.R. No.  1.
ixiMBY—Ken B. Johnson, Merritt Diamond Mills,
P.O. Box 10.
Oliver—Rudolf P. Guidi, BA'53, BEd'55, Principal, Elementary School.
osoyoos—Mrs.   Douglas   Fraser,   BA'32,   R.R.
No. 1.
penticton—D.  Grant Macdonald,  LLB'59, 680
East Nanaimo  Street.
revelstoke—Mrs. H. J. MacKay, BA'38, 202-
6th Street East.
salmon arm—Dr. W. H. Letham, BSA'42, Box
summerland—James E. Miltimore, BSA'48, MS
& PhD (Oregon State), Research Station.
vernon—Mrs. Peter G.  Legg,  BA'37,  Box  751.
Branches and Contacts
British Columbia
chairman—Mrs. G. C. Kellett, BSc(Alta), 2293
McBride Crescent, Prince George.
prince george—Rev. Newton C. Steacy, BA'52,
1379 Ewert Street.
quesnel—N. Keis, BSA'50, Box 658.
smithers—Laurence   W.   Perry,   LLB'50,   P.O.
Box 188.
vanderhoof—Alvin   W.   Mooney,   BA'35,   MD
and MSc (Alta.), Box 56.
Williams lake—Mrs. C. Douglas Stevenson, BA
'27, Box 303.
East Kootenay
chairman—Percy     Pullinger,     BA'40,     BEd'56,
District   Superintendent   of   Schools,   Box   9,
cranbrook—Eric   C.   MacKinnon,   233   -   14th
Avenue S.
creston—R. L. Morrison, BA'28, BASc'29.
fernie—Kenny N. Stewart, BA'32, The Park.
invermere—Mrs. G. A. Duthie.
kimberley—Anthony   F.   Banks,   BASc'63,   Box
West Kootenay
chairman—R.   J.   H.   Welton,   BASc'46,   1137
Columbia Avenue, Trail.
argenta—Mr. Stevenson.
castlegar—Edwin   McGauley,   BA'51,   LLB'52,
Box 615.
grand   forks—E.   C.   Henniger,   Jr.,   BCom'49,
Box 10.
nakusp—Donald Waterfield.
nelson—Leo   S.    Gansner,    BA,BCom'35,    c/o
Garland, Gansner & Arlidge, Box 490.
kiondel—Herman Nielsen, Box 75.
salmo—Dr. R. S. Smith.
Other B.C.  Contacts
ashcroft—Gordon H. S. Parke, BSA'52, Bonaparte Ranch, Cache Creek.
bella coola—Milton C. Sheppard, BA'53, BEd-
•54, Box 7.
bralorne—Charles M. Campbell, BA,BASc'38,
Manager, Bralorne Mines.
dawson creek—Mr. Roger F. Fox, BA'51, 9312 -
8th Street.
fort st. john—Art Fletcher, BCom'54, Supervising Principal, North Peace River High
School, Box 640.
Degree Representatives: agriculture—Dr. Richard Stace-Smith, BSA'50; applied science—
David M. Carter, BASc'49; architecture—Ray
Toby, BArch'50; arts—Mrs. B. M. Hoffmeister,
BA'27; commerce—Isidor Wolfe, BCom'58, LLB
'59; education—Stan Evans, BA'41, BEd'44;
forestry—William G. Sharpe, BA'51, BSF'52;
home economics—Mrs. James M. Clark, BHE
'53; law—Gordon Armstrong, LLB'59; librarianship—Robert Harris, BLS'62; medicine—Dr.
Albert Cox, BA'50, MD'54; music—Brian Todd,
BMus'63; nursing—Miss Muriel Upshall, BASc
(Nurs.)'29; pharmacy—Norman C. Zacharias,
BSP'50; physical education—W. R. Penn, BPE
'49; science—Miss Joan Arnold, BSc'63; social
work—Mrs.   Douglas   Fowler,   BA'46,   BSW'47.
University Associations
Fraser Valley
president: Norman Severide, BA'49, LLB'50,
Drawer 400, Langley.
past president: Mrs. G. E. W. Clarke, BA'22,
2351 Lobban Road, Abbotsford.
vice-president: Dr. Mills F. Clarke, BSA'35,
MSA'37, c/o Dominion Experimental Farm,
secretary: Hunter B. Vogel, HA'58, 19952 New
McLellan Road, R.R. #7, Langley.
chilliwack—Judge F. K. Grimmett, BA'32,
Box 10, Sardis; Frank Wilson, MA'37, 25
Clarke Drive; abbotsford—John Wittenberg, 33551 Braun Avenue, Box 1046;
William H. Grant, BEd'47, Maple Street,
Box 37; agassiz—Dr. Douglas Taylor,
BSA'39, c/o Experimental Farm; mission—
Wilfred R. Jack, BA'35, MA'37, McTaggart
Road, Hatzic; haney—Mervyn M. Smith,
BA'34, 12283 North 8th Avenue; hope—Roy
Felix Thorstenson, BA'40, Drawer 700; ladner
—L. L. Goodwin, BA'51, BEd'54, P.O. Box
190; langley—Dr. Chapin Key, Box 636;
cloverdale—Harold S. Keenlyside, BA'35,
Drawer 579; white rock—Miss Jessie E.
Casselman, BA'23,  14034 Marine Drive.
GRANTHAM'S    LANDING M.    R.    Kitson,    BASc'56,
ladner—L.  L.  Goodwin,  BA'51,  BEd'54, Principal,  Ladner Elementary School, P. O. Box
lillooet—Harold E. Stathers, BSP'53, Box 548.
merritt—Richard M. Brown, BA'48, LLB'52.
powell river—F.  A.   Dickson,   BASc'42,   5651
Maple Avenue.
prince rupert—Robert C. S. Graham, Box 188.
Princeton—Robert   B.   Cormack,   BA'49,   BEd
'57,  Box  552.
squamish—Mrs. G. S. Clarke, Box 31.
terrace—Ronald   Jephson,   LLB'56,   P.O.   Box
victoria—Robert   St.   G.   Gray,    BA'57,    1766
Taylor Street.
Canada (except B.C.)
caloary,  alberta—Richard  H.  King,  BASc'36,
Oil & Conservation Board, 603 - 6th Avenue,
deep   river.   Ontario—Dr.   Walter   M.   Barss,
BA'37, MA'39, PhD'42, 58 Laurier Avenue.
Edmonton—Lawrence L.  Wilson,   BA'48,   Asst.
Director, Royal Alexandra Hospital.
guelph—Walter H. A. Wilde, BA'50, 254 Water
Hamilton, Ontario—Harry L. Penny, BA.BSW-
'56, MSW'57, 439 Patricia Drive, Burlington.
London,  Ontario—Mrs.  Brian Wharf,   134 Biscay Road.
medicine  hat—Harry  H.  Yuill,   BCom'59,  473
First Street, S.E.
Montreal,   p.q.—L.   Hamlyn   Hobden,   BA'37,
MA'40, c/o Pemberton, Freeman, Mathers &
Milne, Ltd., 1980 Sherbrooke St. W„ Mtl. 25.
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.
port arthur, Ontario— Sydney Burton Sellick,
BSF'52, 389 College Street.
saskatoon, Saskatchewan—Dr. J. Pepper, BA-
'39,   MA'41,   Dept.   of   Chemistry,   University
of Saskatchewan.
st.   john's,   Newfoundland   —   Dr.    Parzival
Copes, BA'49, MA'50, 36 Golf Avenue.
Toronto, Ontario—Ivan Feltham, BA'53, LLB-
'54, 40 Rosewell.
welland, Ontario—Charles Connaghan, BA'59,
MA'60, Box 238, Fonthill.
wolfville, nova scotia—Bruce Robinson.
Australia—Edmund   E.   Price,   BCom'59,   Box
3952. G.P.O.,  Sydney.
senate representatives—Mr. Justice Nathan T.
Nemetz, BA'34; Donovan F. Miller, BCom'47;
Franklin E. Walden, BCom'38.
Regional Representatives: okanagan mainline
—Dr. E. M. Stevenson; fraser valley—
Norman Severide, BA'49, LLB'50; Vancouver
island—John R. Caldwell, BA'48, LLB'49.
Ex Officio Members: Tim Hollick-Kenyon, BA
'51, BSW'53, director, U.B.C. Alumni Association; Robert J. Gillespie, LLB'64, president,
1964 graduating class; Roger McAfee, BA'62,
AMS president; Kyle Mitchell, Students' Council
Vancouver Island
president—Harold   S.  Mclvor,  BA'48,   LLB'49,
Box  160, Courtenay.
past president—John R. Caldwell, BA'48, LLB
'49, Box 820, Campbell River.
vice-president—Robert St. G. Gray, 1766 Taylor
St., Victoria.
alberni-port alberni—W.  Norman Burgess,
BA'40, BEd'48, 518 Golden Street, Alberni.
Campbell river—Mrs. W. J. Logie, BA'29, Box
chemainus—Mrs.   A.   A.   Brown,   BA'45,   Box
ladysmith—Mrs. T. R. Boggs, BA'29, Box 37.
nanaimo—Hugh B. Heath, BA'49, LLB'50, Box
parksville-qualicum—J.   L.   Nicholls,    BA'36,
BEd'53, Principal, Junior-Senior High School,
Qualicum Beach.
shawnigan   lake—Edward   R.   Larsen,   BA'48,
Shawnigan Lake School.
victoria—David  Edgar,  BCom'60,  LLB'61,  929
Fairfield  Road,  Victoria.
Nigeria—Robert A. Food, BCom'59, P.O. Box
851, Lagos.
Tanganyika—W. R. D. Underhill, BA'54, LLB
'55, c/o Attorney-General's Chambers, Box
9050, Dar-es-Salaam.
trinidad, w.i.—John S. Donaldson, BA'61,
LLB'63, 9 Kilbracken Rd., Glencoe, Pt.
England & wales—Mrs. J. W. R. Adams, BA
'23, Thurnham Grange, Thurnham near Maidstone, Kent, England.
Mrs.  C.  A.  S.  Turner,   "Blue  Shutters,"   120
Myton Road, Warwick.
Scotland—Donald H. Leavitt, Asst. Trade Commissioner for Canada, Cornhill House, 144 W.
George St., Glasgow.
United States
California, northern — (Chairman) — Charles
A. Holme, BCom'50, MBA(Western Ont.),
2478 33rd Avenue, San Francisco 16. SAN
francisco—Dr. Oscar E. Anderson, BA'29,
MA'31, 185 Graystone Terrace; santa clara
—Mrs. Fred M. Stephen, BA'25, 381 Hayes
Avenue; Stanford—Harold J. Dyck, BA'53,
Building  315,  Apt.   14,  Stanford  Village.
California, southern—Los angeles—Mrs. Elizabeth Berlot, BA'40, #40 - 3806 Carnavon
Way, Zone 27.
Chicago, Illinois—Mrs. Richard H. Thompson,
BA'59, 2255 St. John's Avenue, Highland
Park, Illinois.
Honolulu, Hawaii—Donald M. McArthur, BA-
'21, 295 Wailupe Cir.
madison, Wisconsin—H. Peter Krosby, BA'55,
MA'58, PhD(CoIumbia), Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Wisconsin.
new mexico—Dr. Martin B. Goodwin, BSA'43,
Box 974, Clovis, N.M.
new york, new york—Miss Rosemary Brough,
BA'47, #4L-214 East 51st Street.
ohio—Mrs. Milford S. Lougheed, BA'36, MA
(Bowling Green), 414 Hillcrest Drive, Bowling
Portland, OREGON—Dr. David B. Charlton, BA-
'25, 2340 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box  1048.
Seattle, Washington — Edmund J. Senkler,
BASc'36, 5143 E. 54th.
spokane, washinoton—Don W. Hammersley,
BCom'46, 212 Symmons Building.
Other Countries
Israel—Arthur H. Goldberg, BA'48, P.O.  Box
1713, Haifa.
japan—Takashi   Kiuchi,    MA'60,    13,6-Chome,
Iigura-machi, Azabu, Minato-Ku, Tokyo.
sudan—Allan C. Brooks, BA'48, c/o UNTAB,
P.O. Box 913, Khartoum, Sudan.
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