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Volume XXXIX
No. 25
Housing Scheme
To Be Investigated
By  Fraternities
A proposed scheme to make fraternity houses exempt
from Endowment Land taxes, and at the same time provide
a partial solution to UBC's burgeoning housing problem is
being investigated by UBC fraternities.
Under the plan, fraternities with houses on camp'us
would turn their property over to the University, whose land
is not taxed by the Provincial Government.
Fraternities would retain full use of their houses, however.
This  would  result  in  an  an-
WUSC EXECUTIVE Art Hughes appeals
to students for funds to bring three Hungarian refugee students to UBC next year
at the Hungarian Ceremony in UBC Arm.
oury Tuesday noon. The meeting, co-sponsored   by   faculty   and   student   organiza
tions, raised $200 for the scholarship fund.
$1000, and another $1000 is hoped for before the drive closes. $2000 is needed to finance the three scholarships, WUSC officials estimate.
— Photo by Dave Wilder
Defiant Hugarians  Lauded
As Students Fill Armouries
"The freedom to enquire, to hold differing opinions, to follow where reason leads us;
these things have to be maintained by people resolute in the faith that without these
things, the world cannot progress."
With these words, Dean Geoffrey C. Andrew set the solemn
keynote Tuesday noon in a ceremony in UBC Armoury honoring the eforts of Hungarian
students and rebels.
Hungarians °ver ioo° attend
^ Over 1000 students and faculty
Mount For
Faculty and students this
week have rallied to the Hungarian scholarship cause to the
tune of $1,800, officials of the
committee announced yesterday.
Over $1,000 was raised in the
campaign staged a t conspicuous points on the campus on
Tuesday morning, ASUS president Bill Davis reports.
An   additional   $200   was   collected   at  Tuesday  noon's  rally
' in the Armoury.
Over $600 was expected to be
solicited  from  the faculty.
According to officials of the
Hungarian Relief Committee,
1he students from the strife-
stricken country are expected to J,
f.rrive in Canada early in the
New Year.
Following   their  arrival,   they
will  undertake  a  study  of Eng-;
lish  prior  to  enrolling in  UBC'
next  September.
Scholarship drive is being |
yrear-headed by the Alma Mater'
Society. '.
The     fund-raising     campaign;
will   continue     until    sufficient1
money has been raised to cover
the   tuition   fees   and   incidental
expenses of tho  three European
still   wishing   to   con-
the   scholarship   fund
C(;'l!',iiti0!ls    to    ihe'
t .my, Brock Hall.\
.euld bo maa't
v.a   Mater  Si>-
ked    '■H.,r.cm
membcrs attended the rroving,
half-hour long ceremony, held
to raise funds to bring three
refugee Hungarian studt nts to
UBC next year.
With a huge Hungarian tricolor flag as a backdrop, Dean
Andrew told students: "The Hungarian example will live, even
if reprisals are successful; it
will not live, however, unless
it   impressed   on   the   minds   of
Of the Soviet leaders, Dr. Ud-
vardi said: "They play the friendship campaign, but when their
dominance was endangered, they
had to throw away the mask,
and show the blood-thirsty face."
"The danger that hit a small
country, Hungary, today could
hit another small country, Canada, tomorrow," Dr. Unvardi
Present on the platform during the ceremony were representatives of the University Administration, the Faculty Associa
tion, the Alma Mater Society
those who "believe in the invio- j and the World University Ser
lability of freedom everywhere."
.i.et     :m.
a M.v.ir
Charles   Hamori,    Hungarian
Theological student at UBC, delivered   the   opening   prayer  at
the ceremony,  and  told of shi-;
dent conditions in Hungary un-1
der the Red regime in 1951.
The Hungarian students prov-,
ed, Mr Hamori said, that "des-;
pite indoctrination, they can still j
think and act as free men."       ',
Dr.    Mikolas    Unvardi,    UBC j
Zoology    Professor   and   Chair-1
man   of   the   Hungarian   Relief j
committee   in   Vancouver,   told
of the  long  tradition of liberal ,
democratic tnought  in Hungary
that  culminated in the October
23  rebellion.
Suidt :v,< aad :.m.,h.v r-.v.. mlx-rs !
in   Hir.L'Evin:^   Uii.uia.iav  v. ( : t
:: e tr.L.n. :■ timt set a"f '.in.  s'~; rk
-.1  asm. a,;, r.e sa.d.
vice, who co-sponsored the ceremony.
Also in attendance were representatives of campus religious
clubs, the UN club, and various
local and ethnic groups.
nual saving of $800 to $900 for
each   House   located   on   Wesbrook Crescent.
The tax saving would encourage fraternities without
houses, or with houses off campus, to build on UBC's "Greek
Row" on Wesbrook Crescent,
providing UBC Housing officials with up to $500,000 worth
of badly-needed student accomodation  on   campus.
The three fraternities now on
"Greek Row," Phi Delta Theta.
Phi Gamma Delta and Beta
Theta Pi, have already expressed interest in the plan, Phi
Delta Theta President Keith
Liddle said Wednesday. "But
there is no assurance yet that
the University administration or
other fraternities will accept the
plan," he emphasized.
The plan was originally proposed to the University Administration by Phi Delta Thata alumnus last year. The matter was
referred to Professor Carrothers,
Faculty advisor to IFC, who submitted the scheme to the fraternities involved.
A fraternity President's meeting last week set up a committee to investigate the feasibility
of the proposed plan, and will report to Professor Carrothers
next week.
All fraternities are said to
approve of the plan in principle,
but have adopted a "wait and
see" atitude until Ihe plan is
proven feasible.
Nearly all fraternities plan to
build on campus "as soon as
finances permit;" but in some
cases, this could mean never.
However, Liddle stressed, unanimous approval of the scheme is
not necessary. A single fraternity could conceivably adopt the
plan, but Administration officials are expected to show more
interest in a "package deal."
December sessional examination time tables have now
been posted, the Registrar's
office announced today.
Time tables are posted In
the Quad, the Physics Building, Commerce huts, Arts
Building and at various other
* tween dosses
Middle East Crisis
Analyzed for Hillel
HILLEL presents Middle East
analyst Mr. A. A. Appel who
will speak on "The Middle East
Crisis" noon today in Arts 100.
* *       *
president, Noel Murphy, to instruct Social Credit monetary
theories in Arts 208 to Univer*
sity students.   All welcome.
* *       *
MISS EDNA BAXTER, assistant professor, English Department, will speak in the Sedgewick Room of the Library on
Thursday, November 28 at 3.30
p.m. Her subject will be "Plan-
ning and Buying Your Library."
* *      *
begun to organize the appeal
for a capital grant for University Housing and Academic
needs. Executive committee
consists of: Chairman Ben Trevino, AL 1230 day, or WA 2-
6688 evenings; Secretary-Treasurer, Beth Weick; Publicity, Sam
Hubcrman, CH. 4981; Petition,
Grant Macdonald, AL 363r; Statistics, Jim MacDonald and Bob
Smith AL 3631 or KE 3985-L
All students are requested to
contact thc member of the field
they are most interested in, or
Ben Trevino.
(Continued on Page 4)
Varsity  Review  Returns
Following in the heady tradition of such Gregorian-titled
plays as •Tonight at Eight-
Thirty" and Lost Weekend",
UBC's Varsity Review has
taken the title: 'Thursday. Friday and Saturday.''
The Review, moreover, is to
be presented on the last Thursday and Friday of this month,
and the first Friday if December. Ah. the possibilities are
ci'.til"".'. endless'
The : ppom..::iairs it ■offers
icr  cmr.-raitn,  Jt r   instance,  f.re
numerous and tempting.
One might, for example, observe that: "I thought that
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
was rather better on Friday
than on Saturday, that is to
say, on the day before yesterday than yesterday, better than
it. that is Thursday. Friday,
Saturday was on Thursday,
that is, two days ago, than
which Saturday's performance
was scnuuh.it smoother."
Bv this '..iv.e you have rav-
:.-.\i h tr.e v.at.m > ,\ift, made
in v. ;;n :.,~ cm. ;•:.:! ail ".he Un
niture that wasn't
down, leaving him
vacuously, and systematically
earing every calendar in the
house into small strips.
In addition to having three
words in the title, The Review
has three acts, each of which
is thirty-three minutes long,
and is appearing on three
nights in the Auditorium,
which , as everyone knows, is
three hundred years old, and
has thro . . oh, I wish I was
cit-ad! PAGE TWO
Thursday,   November   22,   1956
Authorized as second class mail, Post Office Department,
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (Included in AMS fees). Mail
subscriptions $2.00 per year. Single copies five cents. Published
in Vancouver throughout the University year by the Student
Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of
British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed herein are those
of the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, and not necessarily those ol
the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor
thould not be more than ISO words. The Ubyssey reserves the rlfht
to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
Managing Editor       Pat Russell     City Editor Jerry Brown
Business Manager Harry Yuill     Soprts Editor    . Bruce Allardyce
CUP Editor Carol Gregory     Feature Editor, R. Kent-Barber
Photo Editor _ - Fred Sehrack      File Editor    Sue Ross
Raporters and Desk:—Peggy Ebbs-Canavan, Dave Robertson,
Tonie Rome, Headbury Oligarch Wurm, Barrie Hale and Marilyn
Protests  Segregation
Soon after the last Great War ended and as a result
of a war and hunger for peace of the peoples of the world,
the U.N.O. came into being. The General Assembly of the
U.N.O. came to represent the minds of. the world community and its desire for peace. If the General Assembly
mainly faced political problems of the world, its specialized
agencies were charged with a work of equal if not greater
importance in economic, educational, scientif and cultural
spheres. Man does not live by politics alone nor indeed
wholly by economics. Nevertheless, violence and hatred still
dominate the world. The doctrine of inequality of men
and races is preached and praticed; democratic principles
of dignity, equality and mutual respect are denied or ig-
' nored. Some countries dominate over others and hold their
people in subjection denying them freedom and right to
grow; and armed might is used to suppress the freedom of
We see today in Hungary a.s well as in E^ypt both
human dignity and freedom outraged and force of modern
arms used to suppress peoples and to gain political objectives. The old colonial methods which we had thought in
our ignorance belonged to a more unenlightened age, are
revived and practiced. In other parts of the world also the
movements of freedom are crushed by superior might.
And so we live in the world of unreality where profession
has little to do with practice. When that practice imperils
the entire future of the world then*it is time that we come
back to reality in our thinking and in our action. At present
it appears that the great countries think that the only
reality is force and violence and that fine phrases are merely* an apparatus of diplomacy. This is a matter which con_
cerns all of us in whichever quarter of the world we may
live. But in a sense it concerns us in Asia and Africa more
perhaps than in other countries for some of our countries
have recently emerged into freedom and independence and
we cherish them with all our strength and passion. We are
devoting ourselves to serve our people and to better lives
and make them grow in freedom and progress. We have
bitter memories of the past when we were prevented from
so growing and we can never permit the return to that
past age. And yet we find an attempt made to reverse the
current of history and of human development. We find that
all our efforts at progress might well be set at naught by
the ambitions and conflicts of other peoples. Are we not
to feel deeply when our life's work i.s imperiled and our
hopes  and  dreams  shattered?
Who says colonization is dead? let us not be deceived or
even soothed by that. Colonization is not yet dead. How could
one dare to say it is dead .so long as vast areas of Asia,
Africa and even Central and Eastern Europe are unfree!
Colonialism was and is an evil thing and must be eradicated
from the earth. How i.s it possible to be disinterested about
colonialism9 We, the Asian and Africans have known it in
all its ruthlessness. We have seen the immense human wast,
age it causes, the poverty it causes, and the heritage it
leaves behind when, eventually and reluctantly, it is
driven out by the inevitable march of history. Do not think
of colonialism only in the classic form which we Asians
and Africans know. Colonialism has also its modern dress,
in the form of economic control, intellectual control, actual
physical control by a small but alien community within
a nation. It is a skilful and determined enemy, and it appears in many guises. Whenever, wherever and however
it appears, colonialism is an evil thins and one which must
be eradicated from this earth. Democracy should be encouraged and the people should be permitted everywhere to
decide themselves whatsoever their desire is without any
kind  of external  pressures.
A Southern Student
'Strangled By Tradition'
(Editor's Note: — The following article, reprinted from the
"Gamecock." student newspaper of the University of
South Carolina, resulted in the
dismissal of the Gamecock Editor as page in ihe South Carolina State Legislature).
Man's first passion was a
grunt. With evolution, he has
molded and shaped his emotions with color and song and
speech. Sing we must, else go
mad. Speak we must, else the
throat choke and burst with
silent truths. Speak we must,
before its too late, Listen.
I am ashamed to be called a
"Southerner." By biological
accident, I. like most of you,
am a native South Carolinian.
With you, I am a student at the
University of South Carolina, a
rather large school, admirably
progressive in everything except the desire to forget the
Throttled by this slavish and
solitary stigma, we are not attempting to free ourselves. Unconsciously, we have been smothered and strangled with tradition, the so-called "Southern"
tradition, a backward looking
and odious attitude appropriately attributed only to the
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
For several years, I have
been a page in the State Legislature. They, too, form a rather large school. And this is
a monumental session in 1956.
Arrested by the decision of
"nine old men" on the United
States Supreme Court, they are
intent on circumventing movements which would abolish segregation of the races in our
Southern Governors and legislators have been the embar-
assing sound tracks for the
South. Tempered by custom,
they speak with weighty, obstreperous and irrational voices.
Never have they spoken for
me and some of you. Never
could they speak for those who
feel as we do.
Being a Southerner, my decrying segregation is worse
than damning a venerable old
god. But most gods are merciful and understanding; many
Southerners are not. Most
gods are forgiving and broad-
minded; most state legislators
are not.
Twelve miles below Columbia, on a bluff overlooking the
Congaree Swamp, I was born,
Clearly I remember racing
through haystacks, over the
holy pastures green and blithe
with the confusion of youth.
The fields sang to us, and our
bodies ripened in the sun.
My only playmate was Fred,
a Negro, and nothing I cared
about the color of his skin. He
was as young and free as I, and
every moment was merry.
Then,  one day, my visiting
Auntie, an enormous woman
who smeared lipstick on her
forehead when she smiled, saw
us drinking from the spring.
Wi th all the . . . affected dignity of a Southern lady, she informed me that Freddy was a
"nigger" and should never be
caught drinking from that
spring again. Freddy cowered
away dumbfoundedly. I was
Auntie died two years later,
and both Freddy and I watched
the funeral less than a hundred
yards from the spring. There
I discovered suddenly not sorrow, but hatred. I wanted to
kick dirt in her embalmed face,
a face representative of all the
ignorance and superstitions of
generations past.
But Freddy cried, and all the
fears of his young, dark world
cried pity, not hatred. Now
Freddy is a part of the Korean
hillside, and he died for the
grace of people like Auntie.
But Auntie's temperament did
not die with her. Her stupidity
is reflected and echoed in every
Citizens' Council in the South
This America is: Sing to me
of the sunlight of the human
spirit pouring through open
This the South is: Slur to me
your syllables of interposition.
This America is: Show, don't
dream to me of human dignity.
This the South is: Move to
the rear of the bus.
Letters to the Editor
Dreamy Profs?
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
Last year several students,
myself included, participated
in activities which they sincerely believed would result
in the building of new dori-
tories within a short time. As
is well known, nothing has
come of them: nor as mattetrs
now stand, is anything likely
to come of them in the near
future. Naturally, those students who participated directly feel more than a little cheated as do those who were dependent on the planned housing.
Since the beginning of the
term, the student body has
levelled much criticism at the
provincial government for not
coming through with its part
of what was generally believed
to be a bargain: that is, for not
supplying the funds to alleviate the housing situation. Certainly, a large part of the fault
lies with the government and
its erratic policy, but there
is another aspect to it which
should be brought to the attention of the student body.
As representatives of the three
major housing facilities existing on campus, three students,
myself among them, were permitted to sit in on administration housing development committees last year, where the
plans for the new dormitories
were   discussed.
What we saw there might
conceivably do credit to the
faculty committee members as
a community of scholars (their
debating powers were unques
tionably established), but not
as a community of planners.
One had the feeling that, when
each meeting was over, nothing more concrete has been
accomplished than the splitting ot a committee into further factions. Almost inevitably, solutions that were reached were insecure compromises,
liable to be ammended in part
or in whole at the next meeting. To be sure, certain members, notably Dean Shrum,
chairman of the committee did
work hard and consistently
to get things done, but there
was altogether too much opposition of a sort that often bordered on the intuitive and unrealistic. Meanwhile, as thc
mectinge progressed, building
costs were rising and cutting
ever more deeply into thc expected provincial grant.
I do not question the administration's recognition of the
problem. However, 1 do question tlie disunity, fatcionalism,
and what sometimes amounted
to an evasion of the main issues of that problem by one
of its committee. Disunity
meant a waste of time, a waste
of time meant not only increasing costs, but also a trial of the
confidence and patience of the
government. And, although
some of the committee members felt that their interests
were suffering at the hands
of others, it was the interests
of those students seeking but
unable to obtain housing on
campus that really suffered.
E. R. Weik,
Commerce 4
Poor Mike
The Editor,
The Ubyssey:
I should like to ask Mike
Mathews (Ubyssey Critic's page
pundit the following:
(1) Did he see "Tea and
Sympathy" during its Broadway run?
(2) Just what connection has
Louis B. Mayer with MGM at
(3) Has he ever witnessed an
invitation into the "Royal Order of Moose," or perhaps even
the  "Loyal Order of  Moose?"
(4) How long has he been
reading and reading the cinema
section of TIME magazine?
(5) How long does he intend
to continue writing his idiotic,
pedantic  reviews?
K. C. Haltalin,
Medicine II.
Poor Pith
The Editor,
The  Ubyssey:
Who is the writer of the new
column, "Pith?" This is the
worst piece of literary frippery
the Ubysey has yet printed.
The writer's only apparent
object is an esoteric interpretive attack on nothing in particular. It is written in a vague
and irresponsible style, and
•delights in superfluous obscenity.
Why was it printed?
Bob Drayton
Arts II.
(Editor's  Mote:   Because   we
liked it. Thursday,   November   22,   1956
Most people will maintain
that there is no connection between the fact that last year's
campus magazines Raven and
Pique have not yet appeared
this term, and that Confidential
magazine has a circulation of
four million. Don't believe it.
First, let's be realistic about
this infellectual kick that Raven goes on. Sure, it goes over
great at summer school in Mexico, between parties at the
Banff School of Fine Arts, or
for English 100 students who
have run out of conversation.
Pique with its sharp layout,
cheesecake, cartoons, and the
culture angle soft-pedalled, on
the other hand, came a little
closer to the Ordinary Joe. But
even then, Pique had to be subsidized financially and only
came out as a poor cross between Slipstick, Raven and Woman's Home Journal.
What the campus needs is a
good hard-hitting, fast-moving
magazine like Confidential, A
magazine that tells the little
man (and woman) what is going
on around him (or her).
So okay, it is just Flash on a
bigger budget, but it gets to the
people.    And look at the prob-j
lem this way, on the UBC cam!
pus the student is not only the
person who a publication wants
to get to but also thc guy whoj
is paving  indirectly to  be got!
at. j
The point is that Raven's intellectual fire should be confined to warming the austere
halls of the English department
and Pique should be eliminated
as barren, In their place we
would have "Gulp."
Yes,  Gulp — the magazine
that bites off and swallows the
facts of campus life and then
chokes you; the magazine that j
will give your parents a rising'
sensation ir. ^eir throats when
they read  about  UBC.    I  can j
see it now.   It will he proclaimed as stark, real, you'll  never
want to believe it.    It will be
a glossy vile rag.
Lurking in the shadows on
the campus even now are the|
people who can make this literary dream come true. Black
sheep of the S.C.M., rebels!
from tlie Critics Circle, renegade Ubyssey staffers, underpaid grass hockey coaches —
these are the ranks from which
the editorial staff will come.
Suggestions for features already being channelled to me
indirectly in the form of poison
pen letters to the editor of the!
Totem, Regular items would
be Seducer of the Week, Common Campus Diseases, The Perfect Filch (a series on lifting
textbooks without getting
caught), Did You Break Up
This Home?, and Twenty Ways
To Keep a Floating Crap Game
From Sinking.
There will be a flock of feature items including "Got Your
Heroin Fresh From thc Aggie
Lab." "Pickup On the Main
Mall," "This Year's Cheer Leader, Next Year's Call Girl,"
and "Midweek Mattress Mayhem Or, The Inside Story On
Acadia's Answer to Pre-Week-
end Blues."
Keep your eyes open for an
announcement, regarding the
formation of Gulp's staff. You
would  love the work.
Joint Control Of Columbia
Advocated By Tory M.P.
Joint Dominion-Provincial control of future Columbia River hydro-electric developments
was advocated to UBC students on Wednesday by Hory M.P. Howard Green.
Mr. Green said the CCF "strongly opposes" any U.S. control of current or future Columbia River projects. "We must never sacrifice our right to develop the country as we
see fit," he said.
Press For
Members of the still-embryonic Arts and Science Undergraduate Society may press for
a "miniature parliament" system of student government at
The executive proposal, if endorsed by ASUS members,
would probably be presented in
the form of a brief to the Reform Committee now at work
drafting recommendations for
revisiion of UBC's system of student government.
The proposal will probably be j struction, he concluded,
discussed at the ASUS General
Meeting   Friday   noon,   ASUS
PRO Mike  Kent said  Wednesday.
The proposed recommendation would advocate increased
policy-making power for Undergraduate Societies Committee,
and reduce Students' Council to  students and was brought to the
The joint US-Canadian waters •
are currently administered by an
International Joint Commission,
he said. This was set up under
the 1909 Boundary Water Treaty
which permits either country to
treat the water as territorial
land, he explained.
Present potential power is
split between three-fifths U.S.,
one-fifth that can only be made
through Canada storage and one-
fifth total Canadian, Mr, Green
The question of fishing runs
must also be kept into any dam
building consideration, Mr'
Green said. The salmon run has
been wiped out on the Fraser, he
said. Dam building on the Columbia would involve equal de-
Fishing officials have sug
gested that atomic development
will outdate ^iydro-electric power, Mr. Green said. "But then
atomic development is also more
costly," he pointed out.
Mr. Green spoke to around 75
an administartive, "civil-service"
Meeting is scheduled for Friday noon in Physics 200 .
Friday's meeting is a second
attempt for ASUS members. No
quorum was present at the first
atempt at an ASUS General
Meeting two weeks ago, and no
business could be discussed.
campus by the Progressive Con'
servaiive Club
Ex-MLA Discusses
Suez and Hungary
Mrs. Dorothy Steeves, former
CCF MLA for North Vancouver,
•Other agenda items for Fri-j speaks Friday in F & G 100, at
day's meeting include: all pro-   12:30 noon.
posed business for this year's activities programme; elections of
sophmore representative: elections to approve or replace the
present pro-tem Treasurer and
Public Relations Officer.
Mrs. Steeves will speak on
the topic "Suez and Hungary,
the Socialist View."
She is a graduate lawyer and
has travelled widely.  Her parents were employed by the Brl-
Science  has determined  that I Ush Government as foreign dip-
cancer, heart disease, and tuber-! lomats'
culosis are found most frequent- j Mrs. Steeves has done a great
ly in men between the ages of* deal ol research and study in
32 and 45 who make a habit j the field of international afairs.
of rushing rashly, acquiesing ig- j Her visit is sponsored by the
nobly, and agressing actively,     'campus  CCF  club.
[IITUE MAN ON CAMPUS i        I by Dick Bibler
Middle East
Expert Talks
Mr. W. A. Appel, authority
on the Middle East, speaks today
in Arts 100 on the topic "Crisis
in the Middle East."
Mr.' Appel is presently on a
trans-Canada lecture tour.
Ottawa-born, Mr. Appel graduated from McMaster University
and then entered journalism. He
served on the Ottawa Citizen,
first as a reporter and later as
City Editor.
During the Second World War
he was a war correspondent for
Reuters News Agency as editor
of its North American services.
Following the war, he joined
Reuters' New York bureau.
Since the war, he has twice
visited the Middle East and is
familiar with the economic and
political situation there.
J. J. Abramson
I. F. Hollenberg
Immediate Appointment
Vancouver Block
MA. 0928 MA. 2948
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and Man nood to bo re-examined in tho light of modorn
if Do YOU believe tho dovolopmont of character to bo moro
important  than tho  accepting  of  roligioui creeds?
if Do YOU boliovo tho purpoio of roligion ii to holp ui livo
this lifo nobly and constructively, rather than to emphailie
the preparation for an after existence?
Hear tho third of six weekly talki en
UNITARIAN THOUGHT, by Rev. A. Phillip Hewett,
Thursday,  Nov.  22nd,  8  p.m.
1550 W. 10th (just west of Granville)
Subject—"IS GOD RIAL?"
Questions and discussion to follow.
Sunday aarvlcta are held regiiUrty  ut 11 a.ni.
The Unitarian Sunday School presenta to the child a
religion of ever widening- horison*.
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And At The Door
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will speak to Playrs Club on various aspects of play directions
this Thursday in the Green Rm.
* *      *
PHARMACY Undergraduate
Society General Meeting today
in Biology 100. Topic: "The
Eli Lilly Trip to Indianapolis."
* *      *
Synchronized SWIMMING today noon. Cars leave for pool at
12.40, return 2.15. Let's have a
full turn out!
* *      *
meeting today noon, HL 5.
* *      *
NISEL VARSITY CLUB general meeting will be held today
noon, HL 2.
* *      *
MAMOOKS — There will be
a general meeting of Mamooks
next Thursday, November 29, in
the Mamooks Club room. All
members interested in the welfare of 'Mooks please attend.
Your old double breasted suit
. . . to be made into a smart
new single breasted model
with the new trim notch lapel.
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Federal Government Opportunities
The Civil Service of Canada is again offering hundreds
of attractive positions to university graduates and those
who expect to graduate in 1957.
Your University Placement Officer now has folders describing the various classes. The opportunities are so
diversified there are opportunities for graduates from
almost every faculty.
You are invited to get copies of those pamphlets of interest to you.
Examination details and summer employment require-"
ments will be available shortly.
For additional information
please write to :
Civil Service Commission, Ottawa
Specifiying the field  or fields of  interest.
Printing Show
Art Exhibition
In Gallery
current  exhibitions  at
Woodcuts, books, and printing are being featured   in  three
UBC's Art Gallery.
Printing show is the largest with the main sections on the historical development of the
Roman alphabet through alterations and copyings by Latin monks down to present day
Totemites will hold a general pow-wow Thursday, 12:30,
for the purpose of instruction
in the art of totem pole carving, an ancient custom practiced by the Weenoseeum
mountain tribe of northern
GNUP Builds Team
For Better Year
Plans for UBC's new, improved 1957 model Thunderbird football team are underway, Coach Frank Gnup announced Wednesday.
A meeting of all this year's
Jayvee and Varsity Gnupmen
will be held today at noon to
plot the fortunes of next year's
All interested in playing football next year are also welcome, Gnup said.
Place: Room 212 of the War
Memorial Gymnasium. Time:
today at noon.
How Hurry Harms Us
"The trouble with me," famed
preacher Phillips Brooks said,
"ia that I'M in a hurry — but
God is not."
December Reader's Digest
shows how we harm ourselves,
our family and our friends by
senseless impatience; gives an
antidote for one of the chief
troubles of our time. Get your
December Reader's Digest today: 39 articles of lasting interest, including the best from
current magazines and books,
condensed to save your time.
Open Mondcy to Friday - 11:30 to 1:30
Featured prominently is a selection of Vancouver typographer
Robert IR. Reid's work. The
samples range from letterheads
to a Phi Delta Theta forma!
Other sections show examples
of printing by various nations
and the techniques of designing
and producing type.
Printing exhibition was collected and arranged by Mr. Louis
Grenby of North Vancouver
with co-operation by Neal Har-
lowe, University Librarian and
Professor R. J. Gregg of UBC's
Romance   Studies   Department.
Second exhibition on display
has international colour woodcuts collected by London's Victoria and Albert Museum and circulated by the National Gallery.
Nineteen countries are represented including work by five
Hungarians, all ex-students of
Budapest's Fine Arts Academy.
Three Vancouverite's are
-showing, Alastair Bell, graphic
artist; Bruno Bokak, instructor
at the downtown School of Art;
and Peter Sager, a sculptor and
Final exhibition is the 15th
Annual Western Books show
sponsored by the San Francisco
Rounce and Coffin Club. This
features 40 of the best books
printed in the U.S. Northwest
during the last year selected
from a format and printing
Art Gallery is located in t he
Library's basement and is open
from 10:30 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday and from seven to nine Tuesday nights.
On Sale
That indispensable little campus item, the UBC Student Directory, will go on sale Thursday.
Containing names, addresses
and phone numbers of every
UBC student, the Directory will
cost 25 cents, and will be on sale
in the Quad Thursday noon, and
at the AMS Office thereafter.
Editor Brad Crawford called
this year's Directory "the most
comprehensive and accurate
ever published at UBC."
Students who changed their
addresses during the Directory's
formative stages were given an
opportunity to change the addresses they gave during registration, Crawford said.
In addition, galley proofs were
read extra carefully by a team of
handpicked student volunteers,
he said.
Publication of the Directory
marks a forward step in student
publication history.
Formerly, the Directory and a
general information guidebook
about UBC were combined in
one volume, which appeared in
This year, the Directory and
guidebook were published separately. The guidebook, which
appeared for the edification of
freshmen during registration
week, was entitled "Tuum Est
And All That," and featured
radically revised format and
WUS Grants Money
For Oriental Hostel
The WUS Committee at the
University of British Columbia
has voted $1,280 towards the
Program of Action to be used
to purchase equipment and supplies for the Surabaya Hostel in
Indonesia. The project is a part
of the national effort of WUS in
Indonesia    to    provide  student
In Surabaya, WUS, in association with the Students' Council,
will open nine housing units this
year; each unit will provide accommodation for 12'students,
and will be run on a co-operative
basis by the students themselves.
The major cost of these units
will be borne by Indonesian stu-
lodging in the main university! dents and the total wus contfi,
centres. Already hostels built to buUon wh,ch hag faeen gssured
provide accommodation for 200
to 300 students have been opened in Djogjakarta. and a new one
is shortly to be opened in Djakarta.
by UBC, will amount to $1,280
$750 has already been received from UBC for national administration, on a basis of 10c
per student. The WUS Committee at UBC derives its income
from a levy of $1 per student,
the proceeds from this levy are
used to provide five exchange
scholarships annually, and to
support the total WUS program.
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