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The Ubyssey Mar 19, 1954

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'Mon Illigitimos Carborundum*
Price 5c;     No. 57
Students OK  Pool Roof Scheme
Commerce And Arts Bottle
for Legion Debating Cop
John Redekop and Walt Young representing Arts will
battle with Jerry Underhill and Al Thackery representing
Commerce 2 Friday noon in FG 100 in the final debate for
tiie Intra-mural Legion Cup.
Topic for the debate will be "Resolved That There Be
Universal Military Training in Canada."
Wednesday afternoon Redekop and Young defeated
Bill Neen and Ian Pyper in debating the negative stand on
"Should Gambling Be Legalized'" Underhill and Thackery
were also successful in winning their debate against Dave
Youngston and Keith Hillman of Law 3 on the resolution
"That Capital Punishment Should Be Abolished."
Professor F. H. Soward and Professor C. W. Topping
of the UBC Faculty were Judges in the debates.
Election of officers for the next year's Parliamentary
,■ Forum Executive will be held immediately following tbe
 ...    ..   _.__._LJ ........
Deadline Today
For Campus Clubs
Campus clubs still retaining discriminatory clauses in their
constitutions today face expulsion from the Alma Mater Society.
Today is the deadline set by the AMS general meeting
March 19,1953, for the removal of discriminatory clauses in the
constitutions of AMS subsidiary
Clubs lost the chance to retain
discriminatory clauses at Thursday's AMS meeting when students tossed out a motion by Treasurer Goldsmith which would
have given minority groups on
the campus the right to restrict
club membership on the basis of
race, colour and creed.
"Student Council is bound to
take action against those clubs
which have definite discriminatory clauses in their constitutions," said AMS president Ivan
Feltham in an interview after the
meeting. He cited The Varsity
Christian Fellowship and the
Newman Club as examples.
In his report given at the general meeting Feltham had merely stated that the Newman Club
md the Varsity Christian Fellowship were two clubs whose "constitutions- were in question."
At a Newman Club executive
meeting Immediately following
the AMS meeting, president
Terry Nichols had stated that
"the student council have neither
notified the Newman Club that
its constitution is discriminatory
nor laid down a definition of
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'tween classes
Red Hunter
May Soon
Be Hunted
"Tremendous emotional issue,
involved in the McCarthy phe
nomenon will bring its blowup
and aiomization."
This prediction, based on
"obvious and pending circum
stances." was maoe in a UBC
talk Wednesday by Melvin Arnold, EIC of the liberal Boston
Free Press.
Arno.a seid me timid mar.
'in ihe u.B. will speak up to
bring about a turning point in
American politics, and McCarthyism Will not survive as a
"method" of dealing with Communism.
Arnold said a growing liberal
fec.ing in ine O.o.. among Ke
puDlicans and among citizens,
wants tree inauiW by minds
noL subiect to aroitary authority.
"McCarthy is one ol the most
brilliant demagogues in the
U.S. He has tapped resource.
oi (emotional instability with
unerring insunct to get his following.''
If he can maintain what little
dignity he possesses, which is
extremely unlikely, his followers
might break with the Republicans in a schism. Arnold warned.
The Liberal publisher repeated that McC'arthv/s following is
emotional and that his strength
doesn't lie in his arguments.
"Tne destruction of the McCarthy phenomenon will mean
neutralization ot orofascist and
anti-semite mobs." and there
will be no one to take his place.
"fie has a iutigle cunning and
brilliant instincts." said Arnold.
"But it's oure inspiration that
has got him out of trouble so
McCarthy is getting close to
tremendous issues, too big for
him to handle. Arnold pointed
out reaction to the Cone-Shine
affair with the army.
Arnold's numerous publications have been against "arbitrary authority as represented
bv the Roman Catholic Church,
McCarthy, and the right-wing
extremists using Protestanism
as a cloak for black reaction."
>..ii i_.tu ..nt ijiViMla-i. -WW., ,->S...ii,i-.i<,.
Look Ma, Student Council
Washington — UBC
Exchange Initiated
Plans have been made for an exchange of students between
UBC and- the University of Washington, Dean Walter Gage
announced Thursday.
Washington University will pay the tuition fees of $96.50
for each of tht three terms, but
the student must bear all other
expenses,   such   as   board   and
room, text books, etc.
Selection of students will be
made on the basis of academic
ability and participation and
leadership in student affairs,
Dean Gage said.
Te*e^|M*rAMBC applicant
must havecompleted two consecutive yean at UBC, or have
completed one or more years at
Victoria College, or B.C. Senior
Matriculation, plus one year at
Applicants will not be considered unless they will be returning to UBC after their year
at Washington University. They
may be either graduates or undergraduates.
Interested students should apply immediately to the Registrar's office,
Russian Ensemble
Steals Slav Show
(Ubyssey Russian 200 Bureau)
It doesn't matter where it is, it happens every time.
It may be at a folk festival, church concert, or at the Slavic
Concert at UBC Wednesday night, but they always steal the
 The show stealers were two
Russian dance ensembles, who
performed at the first annual
UBC Slavic concert, sponsored
by the re-formed Slavonic Circle.
Russian Dance Ensemble, directed by Helen Chatskovsky, executed three stirring dances.
Most colorful was Troika, a
horse dance where a young cos-
sack dances behind six pretty
girls who perform as horses.
Raises Fund
The AMS Accident Benefit
iFund was increased from
$2,000 to $3,000 by an amendment to By-law 13 at the general
AMS   meeting,   Thursday.
Formerly, if the claims exceeded two-thirds of the total
amount in the fund, (including
the orevious vear's carry-over',
the AMS reserved the right,
"in its absolute discretion." to
prefer one claim to another, or
to Dav in order of priority, or
in anv other proportion which it
sees fit.
Bv the new amendment, the
AMS  iuggling act does  not go
into effect until claims exceed
The Patagonian slow loris has! the total amount .in the fund,
boon known to attack a rhinocer-1     Net Result:    Students are af-
ous in defence of its young. forded   greater  protection.
Ukrainian Orthodox Dance
Ensemble, directed by Boris
Stasiuk, another downtown
group, performed four difficult
dance Sequences. Although some
members of • this ensemble at
times appeared uncertain of their
steps, they all received well-
earned applause.
Performances from works of
Chopin, Tchaikowsky, Borodin,
and Grechariinoff received appreciative applause from the Auditorium audience, many of which
were from downtown.
Not Bad. Not Bad At All
And so I savs to him, "What
would vou think of a woman
who combined thc charm of
Audrey Hepburn, thc cunning
of Zsa Zsa Gabor. the voice
of Eartha Kitt. the energy of
Debbie Reynolds, the allure
of Ava Gardner, the legs of
Cvd Charisse. the hios of Marilyn Monroe and thc—ah well
— Jane Russell is in there
"Not bad." he said, "not
And so I savs to him, "and
what would vou think of a
car which combined the prestige of a Rolls Royce, thc styl
ing of a Jaguar, the comfort
of a Lincoln, the snobbery of
a Cadillac, thc umph of an
Olds, the oick-up of a Ford,
the cost, of a CCM and the—
ah. well—soecial attributes
of the  Nash'.'"
'Not bad." he savs, "not
And so I savs to him, "And
what would vou think of a
magazine which combined the
criso writing of Time, the
cartoons of thc Post, the beautiful sarcasm of the New
Yorker, the profundity of
thought in the Atlantic, the
Din-ups   of   Esquire,   and   the
short stories of Harper's?"
"Not bad." he says, "not
And so I savs to him, "And
what would vou think of a
student magazine which combined thc genius of Eric Nicol,
the wit of Hal Tennant. the
illustrations of Howard Mitchell, thc articles of the cam-
mis creative writers, thc cartoons of Gordv MacKenzie,
the weaknesses of the Applied
Science facultv, the cheap-
ties'* of 20 rents and the availability of March 26""
"Not bad." he said, "that
Siwash  is not bad."
Frat Holds
Sigma Tau Chi, the men's honorary fraternity, initiated seven
new members into its ranks Wednesday night.
The seven outstanding students who were elected to the
honor group are Danny Goldsmith, John Springer, Dick Underhill, Gerry Hodge, Jim McNish, Peter Sypnowlch and Bill
Qualifications for admittance
to Sigma Tau Chi are proven
leadership in campus events,
contributions to the AMS and
brilliance in achievement in
some university group.
Admittance is by invitation
Present membership includes
Dave Anfield, Vaughan Lyon,
Allan Goldsmith, Ivan Feltham,
Bob Loosmore, Joe Schlesinger,
Ken Farris, Monte McKay, Allan Fotheringham, Terry Nicholls, Bill St. John, John Fraser,
Ted Lee, Johann Stoyva, Bill
Hutchinson, Bill Tracey and
Pete Lusztig.
Dekes Won't
Appeal IFC
Delta Kaopa Epsilon fraternity will not appeal its conviction fcr illegal rushing by an
Inter-Fraternitv Council five-
man investigation committee
six weoks ago, Deke president
Paul White disclosed Tuesday.
"We have paid our fine, and
that's all there is to it," said
White, adding that "the case is
closed as far as we are concerned, and we hope it stays that
The charge of illegal rushing
was laid bv the IFC on Dec. 7,
following a letter of complaint
from a student who had been
pledged illegally  by the Dekes.
Dekes had long been expected
to file an aoDeal at a full meeting of .the IFC, but having accepted the conviction, it is now
ud to the IFC to notify the international organization of Delta
KaDoa Epsilon of the incident,
as resolved bv the IFC five-man
committee decision
Council To Begin
Fund Negotiations
Permission to enter into financial negotiations for construction of a roof on UBC's new; swimming pool was granted
Student Council at the AMS spring general meeting Thursday
The resolution, submitted by
treasurer Allan Goldsmith, passed with few dissensions from
the 1,000 AMS members in attendance.
Goldsmith, voicing his own
opinion and that of President
N. A. M. MacKenzie, declared
that students should not be asked to provide the funds necessary for completing the job.
But the treasurer stressed the
need for some method whereby
a roof might be erected, on the
combined initiative of students
and some other interested group
such as the Alumni Association.
"We must protect what we've
got," said Goldsmith, referring
to the possible destructive effects this winter of sub-freezing
temperatures on the tiling and
equipment of the pool.
The Job must be done, he said,
as soon as possible after the
British Empire Games.
Students still owe $87,000 on
the existing part of the gymnasium, a sum which Goldsmith
estimated would not be cleared
for another two years.
Estimations  for  the  cost   of
roofing the pool range from $90,-
000 to $300,000.
President N. A. M. MacKenzie, in a letter to student council, stated that although students
should not be asked to provide
a roof for the pool, a realistic
attitude had to be taken. The
faot must be faced that there is
no money immediately forthcoming for that purpose from
the university.
Students have voiced the
opinion 4bat new university
buildings and residences should
have priority, said the letter.
The $2 fee Increase imposed in
January was the greatest
achievement of this year's council, Goldsmith said in his financial report. Prior to its implementation, drastic cuts in AMS
activities had been feared, but
now "the crisis is over and austerity is at an end." he stated.
The progress shown by the
1953-54 treasurer's report should
also help to improve relations
between the AMS and downtown
business where the name of the
society has suffered in the past,
the treasurer felt.
Presentation of Honorary Activity Awards to six outstanding
contributors to AMS activities
was made by incoming president
Dick Underhill.
Underhill, this year's vice-
president, was welcomed on behalf of the AMS by retiring
president Ivan Feltham, who declared that his task had been
eased by the wholehearted cooperation of students.
Feltham then conducted a
brief swearing-in ceremony to
inaugurate the new executive,
then turned the meeting over to
Underhill, who introduced each
new executive member, and
dealt with the meeting's new
There will be a very important meetinq of all pub-
■tors in the pub office today
at 12.30.
Detaili of next Friday's
banauet and party will be
Dig That Crazy
Saturday Panic
CLUBS' annual Dre-exam bash,
the PICASSO PANIC, will be
held 8.30 o.m. Saturday at the
Kerrv Dale. 2041 West 41st.
Crasv dress. $1 per couple.
FOREST CLUB presents its
annual spring party, the Annual Cut. in Lions' Gate Hall,
4th and Trafalgar, on Saturday,
March 20. Dress informal. Price
$1.24 for members and $1.49 for
will be held in Arts 106 at noon
will be held in Arts 204 at noon
MUSSOC will hold the final
general meeting at noon today
in HM 1. New executive to be
elected. All members must attend.
'CHAPTER AD.. P.E.O. SISTERHOOD, is sponsoring a vocal recital bv Beth Watson assisted bv Norma Abemethy at
8:30 o.m. Fridav. March 26, in
Lord Bvng High School. For
tickets ohone Mrs. Elizabeth
Beaumant. CE. 0701. Price.90
cents for students.
DANCE CLUB Instructors'
party' will be held in Swimming
Club Hall. 38th and West Boulevard, todav at 8:30 p.m. BYOL.
'54 ORAD CLASS general
™«eting will be held Wednesday noon in Applied Science
201. Decisions on class gift and
booze cruise will be made.
LSE To Hold
Award Dinner
Five students tonight will receive awards for outstanding activities within the Literary and
Scientific Executive, at LSE's
annual banquet in the Brock
Hall Dinins Room at 6:30 p.m.
Winners: Jane Banfield, Peter
Henslowe, Arthur Hughes, Tom
Shorthouse and Ian Drummond.
Tonight's banquet will feature
guest speakers Dr. Avrum Stroll
of the Philosophy Department,
and Professor Hunter Lewis of
the English Department.
Scientists Sobbed
In Chemical Coup
Dissension between Apolied
Science ranks broke out Wednesday when a group of chemical engineers introduced tear
gas into the ventilators of the
main Applied Science building.
Tears flowed all over the
building as faculty members
hastened to cancel all lectures
and labs until the gas could be
The unhappy engineers were
forced to go to the library in
order to study.
Council   Powers   Increased;
Snooping Committee Added
UBC students at Thursday's AMS meeting voted to increase
the power of their self-governing body, the Student Council, ,oy
adopting two new sections in By-Law 10 dealing with studeni
U.S.   Marxist
To   Speak
Leo Huberman, U.S. socialist
writer and editor, will speak
on "The Roots of McCarthyism,"
"Leeal Notes," the magazine
published bv the Law Undergraduate Societv is off the press.
The magazine contains articles bv students and staff, by
lawvers and bv a judge. Copies
at 50 cents are on sale in the
AMS office
A specially appointed five
member Investigating Committee
will act as a liaison between
students and the judiciary Student Court.
The Court with its five AMS
members, will have disciplinary
powers over students and AMS
organizations guilty of infractions
of AMS Constitution, Code and
The Court may levy a maximum five dollar fine on a guilty i in Arts 100 noon Monday, spon-
student and may recommend that! sored by LSE.
Student   Council  suspend   AMS J     Huberman, editor of "Monthly
privileges    of    guilty    students, j Review,"    was    questioned    by
AMS organizations w 111 ] Senator McCarthy's investigat-
be held responsible for proper ing commlttee last year because
conduct at  their various activi- . " ....
ties, with complaints being re- somp °1 hjs books were critical
ferred to the responsible organi- °/ capitalism. His writings In-
zation elude "The Truth About Unions"
' Decisions of the Court will be! and "The Truth About Social-
made public. Any student or org-, ism
anization adjudged guilty shall He describes himself as "a
have the right of appeal to the Marxian and a .socialist" bul not
Faculty Council. a Communist.
I Page Two
Friday, March 19,1954
Authorized as second class mail, Post Office Dept., Ottawa.
Managing Editor—Peter Sypnowich News Editor—Ed Parker
Executive Editor—Jerome Angel Sports Editor—Stan Beck
CUP Editor.    Ken Lamb
Senior Editor This Issue Ray Logie
Desk and Reporters: Pat Carney, Dick Dolman, Sandy Ross,
Bert Gordon, Rosemary Kent-Barber, Beverley Gartrell, Jean
Whiteside,  Ian  MacKenzie,  Ab  Kent,  Rod  Smith,  Ken  Lamb.
Sports: Geoff Conway, Mikt Glaspie.
Writ £if Hmd
Student Interest ?
UBC's usually entertaining three-ring circus turned out
to be a mild sewing-circle discussion Thursday.
Missing were the expected screams of anguish to Faculty
Council's admission that nothing would be done about discriminatory fraternities. Non-existent was an intelligent
discussion of the pros and cons of students roofing the pool.
There was not even one of the perennial suggestions that
UBC withdraw from the Evergreen Conference and retreat
to the safer, though theoretical, ground of Canadian intercollegiate competition.
The excuse was that there were no vital issues to attract
students to the meeting. Those who rationalized this way
ignored the fact that students were being asked to commit
future students to pay $5 for a project which is definitely
not the AMS's responsibility.
Approximately 300 of UBC's 5300 students voted on the
swimlmng pool motion. Only one speaker questioned the
advisability of the Council motion and the whole $75,000
business was over in 15 minutes.
Apparently the discrimination issue will rest in peace
now, leaving fraternities in almost exactly the same position
they enjoyed two years ago before the pressure was put on
them. It is hoped that the five offending fraternities achieve
some success in their avowed attempt to remove the discriminatory clauses but the job would be completed much
sooner if some pressure was exerted on the fraternities by
students and Faculty Council.
Faculty Council has avoided its responsibilities on the
discrimination issue from the beginning. When Council reluctantly Complied with the student request to forward the
discrimination motion to Faculty Council, that body replied
that the administration did not wish to interfere with student
autonomy. And yet Faculty Council claims sole jurisdiction
over fraternities. Student Council has not fulfilled its
obligations to students in failing to press Faculty Council
for an early decision on discriminatory fraternities.
The result was that Faculty Council delayed the decision
until three days before |he student general meeting. Consequently there was little time to plan or propose a more sensible motion Which still would have kept the pressure on the
five fraternities.
The makeshift motion proposed by Mr. Goldsmith and
the impromptu amendments were a result of Faculty Council
not giving students enough time to form opinions on future
ultimatums to discriminatory groups on the campus. Goldsmith bent over backwards too far when he proposed that
students approve discrimination in minority groups and it
was fortunate that his supposedly sincere motion was defeated.
Our Respects
AMS president Ivan Feltham handed in his Student Council robes Thursday and completed the last of his many years
service to the Alma Mater Society.
Now that he is out of office we would like to pay our
respects to the third year law student who is this year's
Rhodes Scholar- And we'd like to blame the biggest of the
Little Tin Gods for what has been a relatively dull year for
this campus.
We have had our disagreements with Ivan, we have
beaten his nondescript basketball team and we have filched
his desk. And the more we come in contact with Mr. Feltham
we realize the chief reason why this has been such a coldly-
efficient session is that he has been completely in control of
the situation at all times and has prevented any schmozzles
which would have arisen in other years.
He has been a brilliant leader of a decidedly not brilliant
Student Council. He has cooperated with the administration
but has not been reluctant to oppose the administration when
We hate to admit it, but Ivan's hard-to-criticize actions
have somewhat stifled the criticizing furfction of this paper.
It would have been a more exciting journalistic year
without you, Ivan, but our respects anyway.
• ••• ••••••
From Thc Fulcrum, University of Ottawa
In an issue of the Ubyssey a short time ago, an editorial
was printed, lauding the autonomy of the University ot
British Columbia Alma Mater Society. The author had the
audacity to say how other universities were astounded at
the freedom of the A.M.S. Somehow even a slight expression
of surprise causes the students at the University of British •
Columbia to interpret this as meaning approval. Far is this
from the true fact; all that other students wonder about
is the use the students at this western university make of
the 'freedom which they are privileged to have.
The editorial is even more striking because -the author
expressed the desire to see the positions of the A.M.S. filled
by elected members, and not just people taking over by
acclamation as last year. How unreasonable this desire is.
Did the author consider the possibility that perhaps very
few relish the thought of leading the U.B.C- students? After
a review of the campus conduct at the University of British
Columbia during the last year, and the nation-wide repercussions, if not world wide, this disillusioned writer may
never have his hope fulfilled.
It is possible that at last the U.B.C. students are sincere
in their resolution to elect officials and conduct themselves
in a manner to make them proud of their office; and since
nationalistic feeling is so strong at U.B.C, may it be suggested
that the other students in Canada may be deprived of autonomy because of the notoriety of U.B.C. Strength lies in unity,
and Canadian students must realize this on all campuses.
The defamation caused in the last year on some campuses
has clone very little It) strengthen the student body in this
nation, and U.B.C. was one to complain of too much foreign
concern, and too few projects al home when that delegation
was in Montreal for the last annual nieetin£ of all tho united
Canadian Universities.
From Germany
(The following is a letter received trom ■ UBC exchange
student, now studying in Oer-
Editor. The Ubyssey:
I am confronted now with
the enormous task of giving
vou only some of the manifold
imoressions I have received
thus far* in mv three months at
the Universitv gf Heidelberg.
This letter will serve to give
onlv a few glimpses, but I hope
thev prove interesting.
Heidelberg itself, nestled be-
tWen "mountains" and the Nec-
kar River, is a beautiful city.
Since the war it has taken on
the marked flavor of an International Student's Centre, and
vour neighbor at lunch may
conceivably be from Iceland,
Corsica, or even indeed from
Moscow. The cltv has maintained much of its medieval
flavor and manv of its student
traditions. (I have not yet witnessed a duel, but behind closed doors it is whispered that
by Ab Kent
"Up UBC!" tfeey said. "Up
the Old School!" they said.
Then they saw me. "Up Ab's
Tract!" they said. My buddies-
They always say die nicest
things to* me.
Like my haircut, for •instance. So it's a bit long
around the aides. What about
John de Wolf? He's gone now,
leaving a cultural hollow in
the pits of Artamen's stomachs. He was a long hair, you
know. So am I . . . since last
week's symphony concert.
So that's whv it comes as
such a bitter blow to one who
is striving to recreate the atmosphere of studied intellectu-
alism. so vital to a university
nclomeration. when his pals
draw snide allusions to his
overgrown scalp undergrowth.
In Dublic.
Mavbe the cost of haircuts
has something to do with it,
though. I'm no Ronny Graham. It isn't everyone can
stride nonchalantly into Peter
Dyke's, pull out a whole dollar
in cash and sav, "The works,
Peter, the works." That takes
Hair Today
'Course, it takes a little will-
Dower to walk around campus
under a built-in busby, too, but
that comes easier when you
think what the stuff will bring
at the Societv for the Preservation of Dignity for Moulting
Then there's the talent of it.
There are Deople who consider
it auite an accomplishment to
.row hair. Take my father.
You wouldn't know until you
started looking for the part,
but that's not reallv hair on
his head. After he went bald
he cot so tired of drawing a
blank everv time he looked in
a mirror, that he combed his
evebrows back over his pate.
In our family this looks quite
natural because nobody has
anv forehead to sneak of.
Two vears ago at Fort Camp'
I made a bet with an impetuous
tablomato lo determine who
would break down and get a
shearing first. I still feel bad
about it. Anyone could sec
that I'd win—hair down.
But he took his nart for one,
then two and finally three
months before he found it unbearable. In those days they
used to serve a lot of spaghetti, and half the time the poor
guv got more hair than soa-
fhetti wrapped around his
fork. He nearly swallowed
hi.s head four times.
Gone Tomorrow
That, decision cost him thc
price of mv haircut, but it sure
cured him of foolish wagers. I
still see him around now and
then. He's one of the most
immaculate men in his faculty,
and alwavs tonsorially tip top.
The experience must have gone
lo his head.
When I took the train home
at Christmas that vear, I remember having had a whole
car to mvself. It was an empty
stock car going back to Cal-
garv. Next dav I went out
and got cut. I just couldn't see
mvself going through that
sheeD-dipping station at the
Great   Divide—again.
With mv present crop I have
considered presenting English
200 students with authentic re-
enactments of "The Rape*of the
Lock." A silver collection
taken at each of these demonstrations in all of the ninety-
seven English 200 sections
should bring almost eighty-six
cents. I could scrape up the
balance in two or three days
and treat mvself to one of
Peter's trims.
Something of this nature
will have to baopen soon. I
leel the final stage coming on—
ostracizntion bv my alleged
buddies. None of them see eye
to eve vv it ii me on this longhair revival business. But
then, did vou ever trv to see
e\ v io eve wilh a sin-en do""
Signed:  SHF.P.
this does go on), I feel very
pleased and indeed privileged
to be staving at the Collegium
Academicum—a residence for
Heidelberg students—but more
camaraderie than is usual in
the ordufarv student's home.
Everything, literally everything, in' Europe has a history.
To give but one example, our
Collegium buildng itself began
as a Jesuit Monastery and seminary: t was then taken over
bv the University as a Biological end Anatomical research
laboratory: it was used next as
an insane asylum (the latter
provides many an opportunity
for a pointed remark*, then<
during the last war it was used
to house the Luftwaffe, and
now is being used as Heidelberg students' Quarters. One
walk down the still partially
Barooue corridors will call to
mind holv monks, zealous academics, and unfortunate mental caSes. Even the insensitive
perceive the weight of tradition and history.
I hooe the next time the residents of Fort or Acadia
Camo complain about the quality of food. Ihey would stop a
moment and think of the student ih Germany. We eat
daily at the Mensa Academica,
a service designed to give
meals to the students for « reasonable cost (i.e. 70 Dof. or
about 18 cents tier meal), but
the meal is always something
to behold!
One night last week, for ex-
amide, we were faced with
flour soup (made tastier with
the addition of cream of wheat)
an enormous chunk of salt herring. IFeldsalat (a Teutonic
euphemism for a kind of chick-
weed) and a mountainous heap
of potatoes. But then I guess
(When you're Surrounded by
culture, old world charm, architecture and music at its best,
it would be imDertinent to ex-
occt food too! Happily this is
not generally true of German
cooking, and if you can scrape
together a few more, Marks a
delicious meal may be had at
anv one of the auaint traditional Heidelberg restaurants,
including the celebrated "Red
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Germany as a land suffered
unbelievably during the last
war. and our first introduction
to Germany was by way of
the Ruhr Vallev. and was generally very depressing. The
scars of war disfigure not only
the land and the buildings but
the Deople themselves. It is
not an uncommon sight to see
a auadruole amputee begging
on the sidewalks of Dusseldorf,
Essen or Cologne.
Heidelberg was one pf the
few relatively larger towns
left untouched bv the war, find
hence one is seldom confronted
with direct reminders of thc
still recent horrors. People in
this part, on the whole, act ob-
livous to the past tragedies,
and onlv occasionally will a
comment be passed, jesting
sardonic, or tearful, dependinr
on the person and the circum-
stance. Thev have forgotten
ns. think God. humans can and
H* *r *r
Generally the level of culture ana learning here is unbelievably high, as one, ol
course, expects from the Old
World. The opera, the ihcaire,
tne lecture-nail lorm an inherent and important part oi the
people g lives. In the larger
cities of the New World, New
\ork tor example, not always,
but so often one suspects this
outer laver of culture to be
simolv that—a covering, the
theatah is de rigeur for those
of a certain social class and
standing. They forget "man
does not live on air alone."
Hero, on the other hand,  it
is  charmingly and  refreshingly  different and  natural.    At
the   last  Playing  of  Wagner's
"Der    Fliegende    Hollander,'
there were normal robust teenage types fighting for standing
room  tickets—an  unlikely  oc-
curance at home.   And one day
the cleaning lady came late to
do our room.    She apologized
and said the last of the series
of Beethoven concerts was on
the radio and she couldn't reallv afford to miss it. I
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The Germans admit that they !
are a race that takes life too
seriously and have something
to learn from Canadians and
Americans in a freer and less
intense approach to life. I have
travelled a little since my arrival here. Holland, other
parts of Germany, and Austria,
and Canadians are generally
well-liked and kindly received
(especially   in   Holland'.
Most people do not make a
hard and fast distinction between Canadians and Americans, but when thev do, they
invariably know two things:
I. It is cold in Canada and 2.
we all sueak French.
One oerson I met a week or
so ago seriously had the whole
of Canada pictured as something smaller than the size of
Texas, and onlv after reaching
for a trustv National Geographic mau was I able to prove
thai Canada was larger than
Texas, and to his immense
surprise, even larger than all
of the United States together'
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A month ago, it was just another hut on the camous. But on
Sundav. number L-4 will become
the symbol of another milestone
in UBC's history.'
It will have the honor of being
(the first International House
centre in Canada.
Dr. Norman MacKenzie will
be the speaker at the opening
Sundav. Also included in the
program will be representatives
from the UBC Board of Governors. Marpole Rotary, the Zonta
Club. IHA alumni and students
and IHA trustees.
L-4 has undergone substantial
renovation. Marpole Rotary
absorbed the cost of the renovation, while Vancouver Zonta
Oliib provided the furnishings
and olanning of the decorations.
David Jenkins. 5th year Architecture was responsible for
the remodelling working plan.
Enthusiastic IHA members
have, hones that their worldwide organization with head-
Quarters in New York City will
help them expand their house
some dav.
The New York centre was
built with funds supplied by the
Rockefeller Foundation and the
UBC members hooe that the
Foundation will heh> them in
their olan to build a residential
House with accommodation for
400 students.
The IHA orogram at present
includes informal discussions,
social gatherings and outings as
well as dances and parties with
a jrulv international flavor.
Canadian as well as foreign
students make ud the member-
shits of IHA and the expectation
is that the oroposed residential
House will accommodate an
eoual number of Canadian and
foreign students.
Canadian members find that
thev can put into practical use
the IHA motto: "That Brotherhood Mav Prevail."
Critics Praise  Touring Recital
Opening Hon for Only One Might
Favourable criticisms from two internationally-read
newspapers assure the high quality of the coming recital
sponsored by the Latvian society in Brock Hall March 27,
at 8 p.m.
Featuring Karitta tmd tngrida Gutberg as duo-pianists,
the recital has received such praise as " ... expert ensemble
. . • high order of musicianship . . ." from the Christian
Science Monitor in Boston, and "... audience stirred to
enthusiasm ..." from the Democrat and Chronicle in New
Tickets may be obtained at both the AMS office and
at the door, admission $1 and $1.50 for adults and SO cents
for students.	
Infant Faculty Has
First Graduate Class
An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but it will
take more than a barrel <jf apples to stop 57 UBC medical students from graduating this May 17.
They are a determined lot, and they have good reason to be.
The lucky 57 are the first med
- Fights,
All Part
Of Life
Would you like to go to India,
or mavbe Germany?
Yes? Then run. don't walk,
to the World University Service
office in Brock or to the AMS
exchange scholarship to India
and a one vear exchange schol-
arshiD to Germany.
WUSC is offering a two year
The scholarship cover tuition, books, room and board,
and Docket money, and part of
the travelling expenses of the
India trie
Deadline for applications for
these scholarshiDs. available for
studv in anv faculty, is March
At the present time WUSC is
negotiating for more exchange
scholarshiDs in Norway, East
and South Africa.
(Continued from Pag* 1)
He said that no definite action will be taken by the Newman
Club to revise the constitution
until Student Council makes its
At press time the V.C.F. executive had made no comment on
Feltham's statement.
Disciplinary measures to be
taken against any offending clubs
will probably be decided at Council's Monday meeting, when
Council will decide which club-
are guilty of discrimination.
Students accepted at the Thursday meeting a report from Faculty Council which rejected a stu-
diefrrt reUuest that fraternities
with discriminatory clauses be
banned from the campus.
Faculty Council, while "deploring the practice of discrimination on the grounds of colour,
race or creecr' refused to ban
discriminatory fraternities on the
grounds that those fraternities
are "actively engaged" in removing the clauses from their constitutions.
Thursday's meeting also defeated an amendment moved by
LSE treasurer Colin McDiarmid
which proposed the deletion of
the phrase "race and colour"
from Goldsmith's motion, thereby restricting the basis of discrimination to creed alone.
Urging students to defeat
Goldsmith's motion, newly elect-
ed LSE yice president Alade Akesode argued that fraternities
have as much right to discriminate as the Newman Club.
Speaking for the motion, Peter
Krosbv. 3 Arts, expressed fear
that if minority clubs could not
retain their discriminatory right:-,
activities of the minority organizations could be curtailed by i\
"swamping" of membership by
representatives of majority!
A motion by Bill St. John that
subsidiary groups of the AMS b"
allowed to organize in accordance with race, colour and creed
was ruled out of order by president Felthai
students to graduate from UBC's
four-year-old medical faculty.
Most of them will have four
years of happy memories to look
back upon. The med faculty ii
unusual in more than one way.
Meds are about the only group
which has more teachers than
students. Almost 275 full and
part-time lecturers instruct 239
The students have a novel way
of working their ways through
college, too. Each year Medical
Undergraduate Society, this year
presidented by Gordon Heydon,
holds the Med Ball, with profits
UBC Medical Faculty, which is
equated with the belt in Canada and United States, owns
thousands of dollars worth of
up-to-date equipment, and has
compiled a fortune ln research
papers, still lives under a black
Almost everything belonging
to the meds is housed in tinder-
dry army huts.
antics common to most residences. And, of course, there is
always Anglican College to raid.
This year the residents have
claimed the final and ultimate
By BEVERLEY GARTRELL   ! in the residence.
Daily chapel and watlr-fights,
lectures on Christian Doctrine
and raids on Anglican College,
characterize life under the grey
tower of Union College, theological school of the United Church
of Canada.
Union College is now celebrating its 25th anniversary, and
also marking the 80th year of
theological education in B.C.
In 1936, 22 years before UBC
opened, Columbian Methodist
College in New Westminster
started instruction in arts and
theology. Two other colleges
were established later.
Then, in 1925, Union College
was formed by the amalgamation
of the three at the same time
as the formation of the United
Church. It is now one of the
two theological colleges affiliated with the University, the
other being Anglican College.
After getting a B.A., the future ministers take a three-year
course in which they study the
Bible in detail, Christian Doctrine and Apologetics, Church
History, as well as practical subjects like sermon delivery and
methods of evangelism.
The faculty of five is headed
by Reverend W. S. Taylor, M.A.,
Ph.D., a former missionary to
As part of. the co-operation
between the two colleges, Union
students in T-shirts atte/id lectures ai Anglican College, and
Anglicans in black academic
gowns are a common sight inh
the halls of Union College.
All theology students are members of the Theology Association, which sponsors the Union
College Male Choir and the college bulletin.
Life at Union College does
not end with lectures, however.
Fifty-five students, less than
half of them in theolo^
I of the "enemy" have been inl-
Residents boast that they have' tiated to the Order ot the Union
the best meals of any served College Shower,
on the campus. The peaceful j Through the Residents' Asso-
atmosphere created by the thick I ciation, the boys participate in
stone walls is frequently shat- intra-murals, put on skating and
tered  by  the  water fights  and < bowling, parties. Every evening
there is discussion over coffee
in the common room, perhaps
about the still unsolved mystery
as to how the Aggie cow got
to  the third  floor  of, Anglican
capture of the Anglican chapel i College.
bell. They also swear that three I     She spent* the night there, too.
w   _««^- ... A* cf. Tne fin
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-Friday, March 19, 1954
Cal Slows Blacks: UBC Next
UBC Thunderbirds will
take to the field against Vindex on Saturday in a final
warm-up contest before the
University of California Golden Bears arrive for the final
two games of the World Cup
series to be played next'
next Thursday and Saturday.
California has a nine point
deficit to make up against the
Birds if they hope tp take the
prized trophy away from the
defending champion UBC fifteen. For although Vafrsity
dropped their opening California contest by a 16-12 count
they bounced back to overwhelm their southern opponents by a walloping 19-6
score in the second game of the
four-game total point series.
Last year UBC won the
silverware for the fourth time
in the seven years the trophy
has been completed for since
the war by a meagre one-point
margin, after being two points
behind before the final game.
UBC is now favored to tako
the series on the strength of
their last lobsided victory; but
the Bears can not be counted
out especially as the touring
All Blacks only edged them 14-
6 in a recent exhibition contest.
The same All Blacks rolled
up their biggest score of their
game tour 42-3 against a spirited Bird fifteen. Also one of the
stars of the latter contest,
scrum - half Don Spence, is ineligible to play against California and coach Albert Laithe-
waite will have to rely on two
players who have been previously out because of injuries.
Saturday's contest in the
Stadium at 2:30 is a regular
Miller Cup game against a fifteen which UBC shutout 14-0
. in their last encounter.
Lineup changes since the
New Zealanders game will
see Wink Vogel at scrum hal{,
Bill Whyte moving back to
fullback to replace the injured
Stu Clyne and John Sandilans
taking over Whyte's flyhalf
position, and Joe Warnock returning as break to give Doug
MacMillan a rest.
Latest word from California
is that scrum half and placement kicker Elworthy, a Vancouver resident, will be able to
make the trip after recovering
from a broken hand so that
the Golden Bears will be at
full strength for thc crucial encounters.
No word has been recieved
from Miles "Doc" Hudson,
the California coach, on how
he expects to do in thc two
games. Perhaps he has decided
to keep mum after stating that
"with UBC weaker than usual,
we should have no trouble regaining the cup", before the
Cup series opened and the
"weaker UBC" had taken a
commanding nine point lead
in points.
Also on Saturday the second
division UBC Braves will meet
the North Shore All Blacks
seconds at Ballaclava Park
and the third division Tomahawks will play an exhibition
contest against the visiting
Shawnigan I^ake School from
thc Island here at UBC at 1:00.
Form Prevails
In School Casba
South Burnaby, Mission
Favoured  For Final
It took the B.C. High School basketball tournament to
bring some spirit to UBC. O^r 2000 screaming high school
students cheered their teams on as the gigantic tournament got
underway at the War Memorial Gym Wednesday.
WAITE. Varsity rugger coach,
confidently predicts a victory
for his charges in the forthcoming World Cup series with California Golden Bears. Bears will
be here March 23 and 27 to try
and regain the much-coveted
trophy. At present Birds hold
a nine-point lead in the series
by virtue of the large 19-6 win
.in the second game at Berkeley.
OTIamagim Denies
He Will kk Calgary
A story in a downtown paper
Thursday to the effect that
Thunderbird tackle Q e r r y
O'Flannagan has signed with
Calgary Stampeders is incorrect, according to O'Flannagan.
"I have not even talked with
Calgary officials and I will be
playing for Thunderbirds again
next year," he said.
The story also stated that
UBC guard Bill .Kushnir had
signed with the Calgary club.
The Compost Heap
Scandals, predictions, revelations and worldly wisdom here
today as old Ezra digs down deep in the compost heap for the
nice fertile manure at the bottom.
Now did you know, as certain After Dark people would
say, that BC Lions will be training in Johnny Owen Stadium
come May 1? Annis Stukus has already rented two of the frat
houses along fraternity row to house his imported beef and
Lions will be tearing up our turf for a while this summer.
Vancouver's WIFU entry won't be allowed on the PNE
Stadium's precious sod until after the clan of nations has finished on August 7- Mustn't muss up the broad jump pit, you know,
with several broad lineman's size 14's. And I may be wrong here
(I very seldom am, as you know) but I don't think the BimJ
Society can build an adequate track in their stadium by July
31 when the big clambake gets going.
* * *
They are just getting around to moving the bulldozers out
of the way now and if it would happen to rain during the BEG
week, methinks Landy, Bannister and Co. are going to be running ankle-deep in cinders. My agent in Helsinki tells me that
it took three years to build the track which the 1952 Olympic
short-pant boys ran on. Like kissing a freshette, this track-
building is a delicate business and my crystal ball says that the
BEG wheels have waited too long to get their 440 hunk of clay
and cinders started. Final composition of the track will be 45''^
clay mixture and 55% cinders.
Back to Stuke's Lions again and several Birds are slightly
hostile that the Loquacious Lithuanian is passing up some UBC
players who naturally wish to cavort before their gal-friends and
home-town fans. After Lions missed John Hudson, you would
" think Stuke would be a little more careful not to pass up additional pro prospects. Stukus has described Bill Kushnir as "too
small" for his single-wing attack" but if wild-tempered Kush
makes a berth with Calgary you'll see a lot of red-faced Lions
* * *
Kushnir,"    a     215-pound     guard,     has     signed  " CRU
forms with Calgary which doesn't mean much except that no
other clubs can touch him..   Stamps would also like to see Bob
A rube bapd was even in evidence as the 16 competing high
Schools all brought their own
routing sections with them. It
was the first time that our spacious gym*has been the scene
of such wild enthusiasm.       '
The opening day's game saw
only one yery mild upset as the
once proud Duke of Connaught
quintet fell before a well coached, hustling Mission team, 94-35.
Leading Mission to victory was
John Kootnekoff, chosen the
most valuable player in the 1992
tourney and who stands a good
chance of repeating  this  year.
All the other tilts went according to form with the six
city entries capturing all their
sames. Penticton Dried the lid
off with an easy 37-28 win over
Esquimalt; Victoria toyed with
Delta 40-21; West Van squeaked
by Alberni 39-33; Gladstone beat
Kamloops 49-35; Trapp Tech
clobbered Prince George tJ2-32;
and Lord Byng stopped Trail
In   the   day's   best   encounter i
the    favoured    South    Burnaby
squad was given a tough battle '
by   unheralded  Como  Lake  before pulling away  to win  by a
44-33 score. The star of the game
and   of   the   tournament   so   far,
was big Dave Milne who potted I
16 points to  lead  his mates  to!
Victory.  Cairns  of Como  Lake
had the crowd in a frenzy as he
sank   five   straight   push   shots
from 15 feet out, but it wasn't
The way it stacks up right
now it will be Mission and Burnaby South fighting it out for
the crown, with the edge going
to Burnaby South.
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Varsitv will have a chance to
break their third place tie with
Hales in the "B" Division Coast
soccer Iood this Sunday when
napless Sapperton visits the
Brady when the UBC captain graduates in 1955. Calgary got j ^f.n)PVS! to donate two points to
John Hudson's RCAF posting switched from North Bay, Ontario cause
to Calgary . . . power of the pro feetball team.
It's frustrating looking over the crop of promising higi
school hoop hot-shots over in the Armpit Amphitheatre these
clays and realizing that very few of them will reach this campus. Down south of the McCarthy border, every promising
player in Washington's tournament is ear-marked for a college.
A look at past All-Star teams is like reading a list of Hoop'i;
Who's Who in college ball now-
Contrast this with a look at our tournament's past All-Star
selections. Jayvee's Twitter Hill made the 1949 dream team.
One-time Jayvee Gerry Kenyon made it in 1951. Bob Ramsay
and Rich Abbott, both of Jayvees, were selections in 195.''.
Ramsay, also an All-Star in 1952, is no longer with us. Asid»
from these four, not a single high school All-Star has reached
the campus to play for a UBC team.
Of the present Thunderbird team only Ernie Nyhaug and
Danny Zaharko played in the tournament. Makes one cry to
think of it. doesn't it?
And of the pit-sent crop, Ed Peterson of Victoria and Marvin Berge of Connaught, probably the two most likely to succeed in college hall, are ticketed for delivery to Washington
schools. University of Washington already has had Berge clown
ior a four-day trial.
For All-Stars^, Ezra will take these three: Johnny Kootnekoff of Mission, Don Steen of Burnaby and Ted Bowsfield
of Penticton.
And Saturday night, Burnaby South wi
the title.
The Compost Heap has spoken.
the most pleasing
yoo con smoke!
Jack Kramer Requires New
Pluyers For  Tennis  Troupe
Sp-'i-ig is sprung, Ihe grass is rizz, and the time lias
come for all good men to turn out for UBC's championship
tennis team. UBC has had practically a lease on the Evergreen Conference tennis trophy and this year should be no
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whip Mission lor
Ed Luckett's team was originally slated to play a double bill
this week-end. but the Saturday
fame with Dominions was postponed a week due to a mix-up
j in  the site of the contest.
Neither     team     is     unhappy
about   thc   chanue   as   it   would
have   been   the   third   time   in j
four weeks the clubs have met !
Next   week   Birds   will   plav   a :
double   bill,   following   the   Dominion   game   with     a     Sunday
date with Roval Oaks.
In   a   crucial   Third    Division ;
eame the UBC Chiefs tackle Ex- I
Brits at Clinton Park on Sunday I
in-a battle that will out tiie winner   in   second   place   iust   two
points behind   idle  North  Burn-
abv. j
This   is   the   first,   meeting   be- i
(ween the two nower-houscs and
each   club  has a  record   to pro- ;
led.     Ex-Brits  are  unbeaten   in l
leauue play and the Chiefs own 1
a   lon_   twelve  game   undefeated
streak     Injuries have hit Chiefs
and two members of their vaunt
ed   defense.     Bert     Puchas   and
Brian    Bat;t!s.   are   oxperted    lo
miss   this   important  contest.
Campus capers call for Coke
The hour hand moves fast the night
before exams—lots ol ground to cover and
panic setting in. To relax and refresh?
That's easy. Have a Coke . . . it's delicious.
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