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V „.,„;.
Presidential Candidates
In an AMS President two qualities are of prime
1. familiarity with student affairs.
2. demonstrated executive ability.
Stan Beck is outstanding in both regards.
A memebr of Sigma Tau Chi, the men's honorary fraternity, Stan is a veteran of three years'
experience on the Ubyssey, as Sports Editor, Associate Editor and this year as
Editor-in-Chief of the Publications Board, controlling overall
operation of all campus publications, particularly the award-
winning Ubyssey. Stan's membership on the Men' Athletic
Directorate has made him especially well informed on the
athletic set-up here at UBC.
His service on this year's Student  Council,  on   the  President's Committee on Public Relations, and an unmatchable familiarity with all
branches of student activites gained from his newspaper experience combine to make Stan Beck- a
really uniquely qualified candidate for President
of the AMS.
MED. n.
If you value experience as an important factor
in choosing a President, our candidate is well qualified. He has been: .
# A member of Students'  Council  1954-55.
# Freshman Vice President 1952-53.
# Two years on High School Conference Committee.
# Organizer and President of Pep Club for
two years.
# Commissioned in
# Chairman Traffiq
Safety Week 1956.
# Chairman of Student
Food Services Investigation
' Add to this background
the drive and planning of an
enthusiastic and conscientious
worker, and you will know
why we support Don Jabour
for AMS President
ENG. rv.
Seconders statements for secretarial and
USC candidates may be seen on page 3.
I am nominating Ron Longstaffe for the Presidency, having a firm conviction in his capabalities
as a student leader.
This year several campus projects have been
initiated, such as the Brock Extension, which will
require knowledgeable attention if they are to be
successfully completed. As vice president, Ron hag
gained the insight with which he can lend continuity to the endeavours of next
year's Council.
The Presidency requires
the initiative that Ron has
shown and it also requires the
giving of incentive, something
that Ron has done in his Committee work this year.
To function effectively, the
Council must have the coopera*
tion of the Administrative, and
the president must have the re-
RON LONGSTAFFEspect of the Faculty—a respect that Ron has already earned.
The AMS operates on a budget of $125,000 and
therefore requires as President a man of proven
executive ability. Examine his record and see why
I have given my support to Ron Longstaffe.
Volume XXXIV
Number   45
First Slate Election Wednesday
AMS Pres., Secy., USC Chairman
Candidates for First Slate in the AMS elections are:
For President: Stan Beck, Editor-in-Chief of Ubyssey
Don Jabour, President of Pep Club; Ron Longstaffe, Vice
President of AMS.
For Secretary: Betty Ann Thompson; Val Haig-Brown,
Ubyssey reporter; Peggy Andreen, former Council member.
For USC Chairman: Robin Scott, EUS rep on USC;
Tiki Graham, Past President of HUS; Shalto (Heb) Heben-
ton, Chairman, High School  Conference.
Candidates will speak in the auditorium February 6.
Campaigns close the following day, and elections will be
held on Wednesday, February 8.
Pay Boost Announced
For   UBC   Professors
Liberals Victorious
In Mock Parliament
Liberals Wednesday became the first Mock Parliament government to emerge victorious
this term when they passed a bill to eliminate B.C. multi-member ridings by a vote of 28 to 8.
Professors at UBC will get
increase  in   grant  to  the   univ
•^budget Wednesday.
Cheersl The weather is breaking—but slowly. Cloudy all
day today, but slightly warmer. High and low today. 25
and 35. Clouds of exhaust loo
from the Police Motorcycle
Drill Team, which performs
at noon today in front of Mary
Bollert   Hall.
salary raises as a result of the
ersity   made   in  the   provirtcial
Grant this year will be $3-
500,000 compared with $2,900,-
000 last year.
Of the total. $200,000 is earmarked for the new college of
education to take the place of
the Normal School metlu'd of
teacher training.
But the larger percentage of
the remaining $400,000 increase
■ will go to raise University faculty members' salaries, president Dr. Norman MacKenzie said
"We are most glad to get the
increased grant," he said.
"It will enable us to do some
of the tilings that have to be
done, but not all of them."
The   grant    to   Victoria   College,   to  become  an   adjunct   of
(Continued   on   Page   8)
Party   Plans
To Annex U.S.
A new "Federalist" party has
been formed on the Queen's
campus for the Mock Parliament on February 20. A report in
the Queen's Journal reveals that
scores of followers are joining
the young organization.
The party's platform stressed
complete autonomy for Canada,
with Princess Margaret reigning
as C a n a d a ' s first sovereign
Party organizers say a plan to
have the exiled King Farouk
become Canada's first governor
of the Queen is still in the embryo stage. Farouk, they state,
cabled Federalist organizers that
he still fosters hopes of regaining his Egyptian crown.
Once Canadian autonomy is
achieved a move will be made
to annex the United States and
Mexico, which will become the
11th and 12th provinces of Canada.
The heads of the Federal |jari.\
are depending on American
pressure groups, realizing the
advantages of being absorbed
by Canadian industrial firms, to
push the proposal through the
The bill called for a revision
of the Burnaby, Delta, North
^Vancouver, and Peace River
ridings, the elimination of multiple-member ridings and the
decennial revision of electoral
Declared Ron Basford. last
year's president of the Liberal
Club, in introducing the bill,
"the previous government said:
"To hell with Vancouver. They
refused to provide a fair share
of representation for urban areas."
Opposition LPP, CCF. and
Conservative parties supported
the move, while Social Credit
vigorously opposed it. Said So»
cred President Mel Smith: "We
feel this is an insignificant and
trivial  piece  of legislation."
The L.P.P. Opposition criticized features in the bill which
they felt left an opening for
riding to be represented by only
one member in the case of an
elecetion. They felt, also, that
the government had chosen a
poor bill, when a number of
other more pressing issues were
C C.F, head Bill Marchak
stated that his party was solidly
behind the bill as something they
lv>d been pressing for a long
time. He recommended that the
commission provided for in the
bill be given • more adequate
time for revision of ridings.
(Continued   on   Page   8)
'tween dosses
Is Materialism New
HILLEL Special Events Week:
Dr. B. Savery, Prof. B. Watson,
and Rabbi J. Freeman will discuss "Is Materialism Becoming
the New Religion?" today in
Hillel House at noon. Everyone
•k * *
ate Society presents the film
'Help Wanted" today at 12:30
noon in Room B2, Medical Buildings. Attendance restricted to
Medical Students, Pre-Mcds, and
•k it "k
U.N. CLUB: Dr. H. Ronimois
will speak at 12:30 noon today in
Arts 100 on "Eastern and Western Policy in the Cold War."
Everyone welcome.
k k k
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE series at noon. Physics 200. Excel-
lenl films on Florence Michacl-
angelo and the Sistine Chapel.
*       *       *
S.C.M. presents "Of Minds and
Men" series. Dr. W. S. Taylor,
principal of Union College, on
"Religion in Mental Health -
Help or Hindrance"" Monday in
Arts   100.
(Continued   on   Page   8)
Friday, February 3, 1956
-Another Broadside At Ames; 1
THE UBYSSEY   Ue!c   A   Dill™ Pi*™!**
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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 of
the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor
should not be more than 160 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right
to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
City Editor ... Jean Whiteside       Feature Editor       Mike Ames
Photo Editor.--John Robertson      Sports Editor...Mike Glaspie
Business Mgr. .. Harry Yuill
Senior Editor  -     Dave Ferry
Reporters and Desk: Rosemary Kent-Barber. Marilyn Smith,
Pat Russel, Olie Wurm, Shirley King, Al Forrest, Ted Nicholson,
Barb Schwenk, Murray Ritchie, Marie Gallagher, Bob Johannes.
Sports Reporters: Lord Trevor-Smith, Dwayne Erickson, Joan
UBC is a busy place, and members of Student's Council
who look after the interests of upwards of 6000 students, are
very busy people.
, Councillors must fulfill the myriad obligations which meetings, elections, committees, finance, co-ordination of activities
and correspondence inevitably entail. And if they're worth
their salt, as this year's councillors apparently are, they will
institute special projects to meet the needs of a growing, changing university, such as the expanded Accident Benefit Fund,
the Brock Extension, the Finance Committee, the Leadership
Conference and so on.
All this takes time, as harried councillors well know. The
average council member spends at least 15 hours a week on
council business, but many spend a great deal more. A host
of meetings to attend, letters to write and people to see means
a lot of time spent away from studies and social activities.
Naturally, as the university population mushrooms, Councillors can expect more and more work to pile up on the
agenda. With a university population of 10,000, (coming by
1960), more students will be doing more things, and councillors
may see their weekly schedules increase from 15 or so hours
a week to 20, or 30, or even 40 hours—a full-time job.
We respectfully suggest that it's time to start paying them.
When AMS Treasurer Geoff Conway suggested $100 honorariums for all councillors and the Ubyssey managing and
city editors last Fall, the proposal was greeted with a howl
of" disapproval. It was argued that councillors are amply paid
for their services in terms of prestige and administrative experience. It was also argued, somewhat illogically, that to pay
councillors would somehow corrupt them, or at least debase
the lofty ideal of public service, which presumably motivates
all councillors at present.
Both these arguments are good as far as they go. When
UBC was an academic hamlet of 2000 students, councillors could
legitimately be expected to perform a labor of love for the
Old Alma Mater. Prestige and experience very probably were
sufficient payment, and besides, there wasn't enough work to
justify an honorarium.
Law student Rafe Mair's facetious proposal at the Fall
General Meeting to give honorariums to practically everybody
on campus was a cute trick; besides being amusing, it expressed
the only sensible objection to the honorarium proposal that
could be advanced: namely, "Where are vou going to chaw the
This is a fair question, and merits a lot of attention by
thoughtful students. It is obviously impractical to pay every
single club president and their ilk, and to our mind, their duties
don't warrant it.
Conway's proposal, we think, drew the line pretty fairly.
The Ubyssey brass and the councillors put in more time on
essential student business than anyone else. One hundred
dollars per year, to us seems to be exactly the right amount:
too small to be sought after as a salary, but large enough to
attract able students who might otherwise be deterred from
taking on Council duties.
It is doubtful that Students' Council will again propose
granting honorariums at the Spring General Meeting, so students will probably not see them become a reality simply by
attending the General Meeting and voting for the proposal.
But it might be worthwhile to enquire what position Student. Council candidates take on the issue. The question is
worth a long second look. Fifteen hundred dollars, we think,
is a cheap enough price to pay for progress.
(Ever since Raven Editor
Mike Ames wrote his not-too-
charitable review of "Back To
Methuselah"* we've heard
nothing but anguished squawks
from all directions. We'd like
to forget about the whole
thing, but the following piece,
the Players' Club OFFICIAL
reply, was so damn funny, we
printed it anyway.—Ed.)
We sing of mighty Critic Ames
who sees
With piercing scope, who wittily decrees
Damnation of those actors who
would dare
To flaw. That we do not compare
With Broadway or the West of
London's End
We humbly now admit. To
Ames we send
Sincere apologies and grovel
To ask if we may try another
We  sing  of  Ames   the   Critic.
He'll outvie
Brooks Atkinson and Davies—
yea!  and Bligh!—
Because   he   doesn't  bloat   his
clever brain
With Drama fundamentals, or
His pen with thoughts of literary style.
Now may we end our happy
song, and pile
Upon the heaps of praise we've
thrown to Mike
Some   things   about   him   that
we must dislike.
He began in what we mistook for a Montaigne vein or
a ploy in print by announcing
that he snored. Assuming that
he was merely being chatty
about some of his more intimate idiosyncrasies, we read on
to discover whether perchance
he also slept on his side with
his mouth open and drooled
on his pillow. We were quickly
disappointed. His subsequent
words made abundantly clear
the unpleasant connection between his stertorous habit and
the play. Now we find a number of things about Mr. Ames
troublesome, the first being
that we suspect the susceptibility of the man—who loom?
about the campus looking
more haunted and doomed
than any Faulknerian protagonist — to anything cheerier
than Tennessee Williams, particularly when the corners of
his mouth are drawn downward in a grimace so pained
that we suspect it could be
engendered only by chronic
Ames'   statement   about    li-.
quor to brighten  up the inter- j
missions permits  us  to  attack j
him on  a  number of  nlterna-
tives, the  first  being  that  ap-i
parently  this theatre-goer was j
so  naive  that he  mistook  the j
intermissions for a part of the!
play   itself,   and   desired   thai i
they  be  executed  more entertainingly.   Secondly,   we   wish
to  protest his  turning  of   the
performance into an opportunity for a potation. His immoral
action suggests to us a number
of possibilities:
1. He is too far beyond the
pale to know what everyone
knows: that drinking is not
permitted at campus functions.
2. Even giving him the benefit of the doubt on this last
point, and assuming a twisted
pride in the flaunting of convention, we perceive what any
Psychology 100 student would
be proud and happy to proclaim a "mental set," in this
case a negative pre-play attitude of mind.
3. It was the bottle of his
Semantically, he is an astronomical number of miles off
base. Instead of lightening for
a moment the leaden tenor of
our days with a pellucid little
monologue upon some of the
abstrusities of the stage, he
chose to clutter his page with a
collection of rather uninspired
emotive value-grunts. When he
tells us that projected scenery
was "nice and all that," he
seems more like a middle-aged
matron trying to sound like
one of the boys than like an
incisive critic. He then commends an actor for being
sincerely humorous, the implication being that the other sly
cads were falsely so and he
was clever enough to flush the
rotters out. A statement to the
effect that the actors "behaved
like amateur Shakespearian
players" and that they should
have performed their roles
'properly' has no informational
value whatsoever; indeed, this
"properly"  conveys   to   us   an
almost astounding presumption.«
Our amusement at "the cast
was good, too, in an amateurish
way" requires, of course, no
explanation. His idea that "the
cast should not have been so
anxious to over-act their parts"
provides the interesting digression of a rather philosophical
paradox, for when Ames states
that Lilith's last speech "went
on, and on, and on, and on,"
he is showing a cloddish in-
sensitivity t o metaphysical
questions. Since it is immediately clear that "the cast" did
not over-act their parts, the
first statement appears merely
ridiculous until more closely
examined. Doing this, we noted
that he did not say that they
did over-act, but merely that
they were anxious to do so.
Hence we defer ' to Mike's
psychic powers and contend
that in intuiting this impulse
of the actors—that deep down
they were all mighty darn
anxious to cut splutteringly
loose—he has unwittingly become a living solution to something that has plagued metaphysicians for centuries: the
problem of "ther minds."
But the proverbial last straw
was provided by his remark
that Miss Schwenk was
"decently good," in which
judgment we discover a pathetic attempt to pad by stating
the obvious: we find the idea
of a girl whose face is smeared
with zinc oxide and who is
bound from head to toe in
black sackcloth being indecent
on a stage a considerable challenge to the imagination.
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U.N. Should Stay
Out of South Africa
United Nations should stay
out of South Africa, Dr. E. G.
Malherbe, president of Natal
University, said Thursday.
Said the visiting dignitary:
"Any attempts at interference by the United Nations in
the domesetic problems of
South Africa would set the
clock back for our culture far
more than they imagine."
Dr. Malherbe was introduced to an overflow audience by
President N. A. M. MacKenzie who mentioned their "very
warm friendship" over the
Said Dr. Malherbe:
"The South African problem is a question of culture,
not merely of color. During
the last century the black people were conditioned by the
Hitler-like Chaka and other
great Zulu warrior chiefs."
"They are culturally still
children . . . they would assimilate a totalitarian system
as easily as a duck takes to
water. Since they have no conception of democratic government it makes the country extremely susceptible to Communism. This is one of the
chief reasons for inhibiting
their representation in government."
Dr. Malherbe described the
history of the whites or Afrikaners in accounting for the
present state of tension. He
pictured them as a group
of exploitres or empire builders who would leave the natives to self government when
they were ready, but a distinct cultural group evolved
from the French Huguenots
and Dutch who landed at Cape
Town 300 years ago. "We are
•white Africans just as you are
white Americans," he announced.
The great preponderance of
blacks leave the country in
a continual state of insecurity.
It is a contrast between a few
highly civilized cities and millions of superstitious barbarians. The British, if forced
out, could scatter among the
rest of the commonwealth.
The Afrikaners (or Boers),
have no such homeland to fall
back on, therefore retaining
their position is a matter of
cultural life or death.
One indirect result of this
culture is their highly efficient language. It would prove
extremely popular if introduced on the UBC curriculum.
There are no strong or irregular verbs and other linguistic
pitfalls in this 'highly streamlined tongue," which has been
seriously considered as a universal language in place of
Dr. Zamanhof's artificial Esperanto.
Dr. Malan's infamous apartheid (cultural segregation of
blacks and whites) wr.s described by Dr. Malherbe as
good in theory when the situation is considered but inmprac-
tical because of the economic
integration of the various racial elements
He used a famous anecdote
of ex-President Taft to illustrate Malan's use of apartheid.
Taft, standing on the rear
platform of his election train
when a porter urged him to
come inside., "Why?" asked
Taft "isn't a platform meant
to stand on?" "No suh!" replied the porter, "it's meant
to get in on!"
. Education is the most promising solution to the situation
and with this end in view the
present Nationalist government is devoting over four
percent of the national income towards this, Canada
only spends three percent.
"No other government has
ever done so much to educate
the black people as the current one. It wll take time for
a solution. Push button solutions from outsiders would
completely wreck our system," he said in conclusion.
Versatility Is
Smooth-talking Brooklynite Rabbie Bernard Goldenberg,
new director for B'Nai Brith Hillel Foundation on the campus,
. Yis a man of many interests.
He is a jazz fan, a camera
bug, a Dodger fan. a "frustrated
journalist" and a Jewish minister of Schara Tzeclock Synagogue   in   Vancouver.
A three-year resident of Vancouver, Rabbi Goldenberg says
there is more to do in New
York. "It is rnore cosmopolitan," he added.
With  a  sparkle   in   his   eyes,
Belief In
God" Topic
For Rabbi
"Although it is impossible to
demonstrate the existence of
God through philosophy, it is
equally impossible to negate his
existence," said Rabbi Golden- Rabbi Goldenberg said has has
berg as an introductory remark j a  1Igood  collection»  o£ jazz  re.
to his discussion of "Why I be- ,,
,.       .   ~   . „ t,.       , j cords—"close to 1,000 records.
lieve in God,   Thursday noon.      I        ,,, . _.        _,
„-.    .    ,   ii f        ^  -i  j    f     I He  likes  bass-player  Slam  Ste-
"One s  belief  in  God  is  fre- ,       ,,, /
.,    . ,        .     „     .   ,  „ j  wart    and    old-timer    Muggsy
quently taken  for granted and ■
used  as  an  operative principle j   Pan er'
for argument, but philosophical i He said he was not "high-
speculation ultimately leaves an brow." "I like what I like. I
intellectual vacuum which in my ! don't want to conform to a cer-
the Rab-
case is filled by faith
bi continued.
Rabbi Goldenberg discussed
the various approaches taken in
the philosophical search for the
tain norm."
But  his affinity  for jazz  has
not turned him against classical
music, which forms a good part
.„,.,,.      ,, of his record collection. "I just
nature of God, including the cos-1 ,    .. ,,.     „„ . ,, , .,
... .*,,.,,      don t like Bach,    he said.
; mological approach—that of the ;
| "first cause," and the teleological DODGER FAN
approach — demonstrating the
j law and order of the universe.
I "To the Jewish," said Golden-
i berg, "The proof of God is demonstrated by his relationship
I to humanity." He pointed out
| that there are no symbols in the
! Jewish religion, except Man. j Armed with camera equip-
| Man is considered sybollic of ment, Rabbi Goldenberg makes
! God, and in the study of man's trips to other parts of British
j yearnings, drives and religious! Columbia about twice a year.
| experiences the nature of God "I like to mess around with
lean   best   be   conceived. i 65  m.m.  and   35m.m.,"   he  said.
As a Dodger fan,' the Rabbi
says he is quite "rabid." "I have
never missed a World Series
game, although I must settle for
television in Vancouver," he
With great pleasure I am seconding Valerie Haig-
Brown as I believe she would make an efficient and conscientious AMS secretary.
Valerie's enthusiastic participation in student affairs .speaks for itself. Her work on the Ubyssey included reporting the Student's Council meetings both last year and this:
and acting as news editor part of this
term. She was president of one of
the Women's Residences and a member of the NFCUS investigating
I urge your support of this energetic and capable worker.       GORDON SHRUM, Law J.
I am seconding Peggy Andreen's nomination for the
position of Secretary of Students' Council because I believe she is a person who combines
great ability with long experience.
A former councillor, she was sophomore member in 1952, and since
then has kept in active touch with,
student affairs. She is the President
of Delta Sigma Pi, the women's
honorary sorority, and maintains a
high scholastic average in second,
year of medicine. For experience
and proven ability, I urge all students to vote for Peggy Andreen
for secretary on February 8. HENNING BRASSQ
The secretarial position on our Student Council requires experience, ability, and interest. Betty Anne Thompson, better known to most of us as "Buggs" Thompson has ■
these qualifications.
She has been on the Pep Club
executive for two years, is past president of Varsity Outdoor Club, and
Activities Chairman of this year's
big Mardi Gras, as well as a committee chairman for the successful first
annual Leadership Conference
last fall.
She   has   pxioven   her   interest
through her activities as cheerleader-
during the past two years and her
active part in other campus clubs.
Others have shown their confidence in her abilities
by electing her to the women's honorary sorority early
last fall.
So I urge you to vote for ''Buggs" Thompson on Wednesday. GEORGE ROSS
Tiki Graham has the principal ingredient necessary
for a successful USC Chairman, that of wide experience
with every aspect of campus life and activity. Too often
members of Students' Council have
not concerned themselves with minority groups on campus. "Tiki" has.
We feel that it is time someone represented the underdogs on Student's Council. "Tiki" has in addition to his experience as past president of HUS, boundless enthusiasm
necessary to successfully carry out
. * '%;'*-' "'" the- responsibilities of this position.
"  t So  on Wednesday  next,  I ask
you to vote for "Tiki" Graham for
Chairman of the Undergraduate Societies' Committee.
It gives me great pleasure to present Sholto Hebenton
as  a  candidate   for   Undergraduate  Societies   Committee
Chairman. This postion requires a
person who is a capable organizer,
who can co-ordinate varied student
interests, and who will be chairman
of various standing committees. Having observed "Heb's" activities as a
committee chairman of the High
School Conference Committee, on
the executive of the U.N. Club, and
as an Intra-Mural manager, I have
found him to be a person who has
a keen interest and proven ability.
Coupled with his scholastic achievements in a combined
honours course, these recommendations make him my
choice   for  USC   Chairman. DICK   RIOPEL
The election of Robin Scott would provide this campus with a capable, alert chairman
of USC who is thoroughly familiar
with all phases of USC affairs. Robin has served on EUS for the past
two years, and this year as USC
representative. He served on several of the major USC committees
(blood drive, charity, elections).
I ask your support of this candidate who I believe is exceptionally well suited for the position of
USC Chairman.     MONTE McKAY IFC Opens Safety Week
Eight Students
Hurt at UBC
There were 57 car accidents on university lands last year.
In eight of these someone, generally a student was hurt.
One  freshman,   Ronald   Sten-^	
son Lockwood, A 19-year-old [ cars too much of the time for
Vancouver City boy was killed'most of the spills. Icy road con-
in a two car collision on Marine ditions also accounted for soms,
RCMP officers, UBC detachment, in releasing these figures,
pointed out that they in no
way include accidents outside
university lands that may have
involved UBC students.
University Boulevard accounted for most of the "minor"
accidents. These are ones classified by the RCMP as involving property damage over $100
(others needn't be reported).
Last year saw 26 such accidents
just along the Boulevard.
they said, with one driver at
the head of the line stopping
too suddenly and thus giving
rear cars insufficient time to
slam on brakes.
One constable quoted the
Provincial Government's Motor-
vehicle Driver's Manual which
gives 54 feet as the minimum
braking distance for a car travelling at 30 miles an hour. Reaction distance at that speed
is 33 feet giving a total of 87
feet needed to stop a car in
time of emergency.
This requirement is rar*ely ad-
Police   sources    blamed    too hered to, especially in the morn-
close   following   by   too   many ing, the constable said.
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UNPLEASANT thought it may be, accidents like the one pictured above do happen—but many of them could have been
prevented. IFC officials, who are sponsoring Traffic Safety Week at UBC starting
36,000   LIVES   A   YEAR
today, feel the above picture might do far
more than 1000 words in promoting traffic safety at UBC. That man on the pavement could have been you.
Carelessness, Speed,
Drink, Cause Deaths
North Americans pay the
price of convenience and mobility with 36,000 lives every
year, National Traffic Safety
Council statistics reveal.
Safety officials think this
price can be reduced.
In 1954, the pocketbook of
population was flattened by
36,000 deaths, of which, 7,-
900 were pedestrian fatalities.
Injuries totalled 1,250,000.
Disregard of traffic laws is
the mainspring for many motor-vehicle accidents, say safe
ty officials. Added to this,
is the lawlessness which comes
from stretching luck too far.
The statistics tell the story
of  the   relationship  between
traffic law violation and traffic accidents.
Alcohol is paramount in the
"fact sheet." In 24 out of 100
fatal acidents, a driver or
pedestrian has been drinking.
Speed-maniacs help to chalk
up more accident fatalities and
thus boost the price of motor
convenience. Other drivers
flagrantly ignore laws of right
of way, proper passing; and
traffic officers or traffic control devices.
Pedestrians provoke many
accidents by carelessness when
crossing   streets,   particularly
at intersections.  About  1,500
of pedestrians killed in accidents last year had been drinking.
To reduce the fatality-cost
of motor vehicles, be careful
and observe traffic laws.
Three   outstanding   opportunities   to   weigh
the personal  issues  of  the  Christian  Faith.
Tuesday,  Wednesday,  Thursday — February  7-8-9
Southern Baptist Student Union
Friday, February 3, 1956
RCMP Likes
1     The three men assigned to the
UBC detachment of the RCMP
enjoy   working   with   students
! and   like   the   atmosphere   sur-
j rounding the university.
!     The detachment was establish*
' ed here in 1950, when the Royal
Canadian   Mounted   Police   ah-
I sorbed the old Provincial Police
j and assumed all their duties.
|     The men find students "very
! co-operative" in all matters.
They are not, as most students
think, involved only in traffic
supervision. They are called in
on every criminal offence committed on the university endowment lands, though comparative-
ly few such crimes occur during
the year,
Onp   of   the   officers,   whose
name  cannot   be  used,  pointed
out  several  things  that  account
for most of the traffic accidents*
occuring on campus.
One is the habit that students
have of wandering back and
forth across the malls without
watching for oncoming cars.
Another is the rush of traffic
that crowds the malls and the
boulevards every morning and
evening. Officers say that nowhere else in the city is there
such a concentration of traffic
at a certain time, and that cars!
following one another too closely are a major factor in the
cause  of accidents. <"%"*Ri '1
LLOKING LIKE a team from "The Wild One" are these nine members
of Vancouver's finest, who comprise the Police Motorcycle Drill Team
which will appear at UBC today at noon. They are appearing as a part of
the IFC-sponsored Traffic Safety Week at UBC (Feb. 3-^0) and will kick
off a week-long event-packed schedule. The police team will strut their
stuff on the wide portion of Marine Drive, in front of Mary Bollert Hall.
City Police Squad
Opens Safety Week
City Police Motorcycle Drill Team will get Campus Safety
Week off to a flying start at noon today when they go into
their act on Marine Drive, in front of the Law Building.
The team, led by Sargeant
Howard Ryan, will present their
entire show, which lasts for
about an hour.
Each of the nine officers has
devoted over 150 hours of his
unpaid, off-duty time* to building the team, which was started
by motorcycle racer and dealer
Trevor Deeley.
A UBC sound truck will be
on hand today to give a commentary of the performance.
Spectators are asked to gather
on the hill bordering Marine
Something unique in campus dances will be presented
Friday by the Film Society.
Filmsoc will project movies
of famous name bands on a
screen and couples will dance
to the music in the dark.
The unusual event, called
"Screen Dance" will be held
in Brock Hall on February 4,
from 8:30 to 12:00. Tickets at
$1.00 single and $1.50 couple
are on sale at the AMS office at the south end of the
All at your ONLY Campus Drug Store
from 9:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m.
I > a Blocks East of Empire Pool ALma 0339
Mr. Deeley undertook to train
officers in safer riding and emergency     handling    )of     their I
machines   early   in   1954.     The J
men turned  out so eagerly on i
their   days   off   that  they   had
soon mastered safety and were
learning squad precision riding.
Because they wanted to keep
the team together they took up
ttunt riding. ,
England Expects
Every Banker
The English writer A. P.  Her-,
fbert once wrote a cheque on a '
'bottle of brandy and sent it to
be   cashed   at   his   bank.   Her-'
fcert's   idea   was  to  show  what
nonsense banks and cheques are. <
Also, how difficult it is to make;
any law that cannot be turned |
to  nonsense.  The  bank  cashed
the cheque, and when it returned through the Clearing House,
the brandy was intact. The bank
didn't see the point of the joke,
foul  it understood its duty.
There's no record of any Canadian bank cashing bottle cheques,
but  last  year one  of  our  com
petitors honoured a cheque written   on   a   hard   boiled   egg.   If
you're an egg cheque fan, we'd
be glad to supply the name of
the bank. However, if you normally   deal   with   the   "Royal,"
■don't think us a sourpuss if we
ask you to use the conventional
cheque  form.   Our  egg  storage
facilities are  inadequate.  In  all
other   respects,   though,   U.B.C.
people seem to find Royal Bank
services quite satisfactory. There
are any number of Royal Bank
branches in Vancouver and environs,   all   keen   to   add   more
U.B.C. names to the books. Drop
in. any time.
The Royal Bank of Canada
J. J. Abramson
I. F. Hollenberg
Vancouver Block
MA. 0928 MA.  2948
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with a kaleidoscope of colour and
one comfortable style. Flexible buckskin
shaped to flatter and fit and flex with
your foot. Hurry down for yours!
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Friday, February 3, 1956
Benefits   Galore
For Cheerleaders
Believe it or not, there is
an enjoyable way of earning
Phys, Ed. credits.
Few girls realize that cheer-
leading can earn them 1 P.E.
credit per year, Could there
be a more agreeable way of
disposing of those loathsome
And as if this were not
enough there are further benefits: An athletic pass for all
games—not just football but
basketball and rugger too,
plus first chance at meeting
handsome football stars. Why
Since 1954 when the cheer-
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leaders were first organized
by Ruthie Genis, there has
been no difficulty in finding
recruits. So if you're interested (and who wouldn't be?)
waste no time in answering
the call for cheerleaders.
To bring the team up to
ten, four new members are
needed. Of this year's crew,
Mo McNeill, Barb Leith, Lorraine Matson, Anne - Louise
Ritchie, Pam McLean, and
Joan McRae will be returning.
Whether you're interested
in cheerleading for its own
sake or whether you merely
want a pleasant way to cast
off the burden of P.E.—your
motives will not be scrutinized—come one come all to
the tryouts.
They will be held on Friday, February 10 in the Armouries at 12:30 p.m. sharp.
Please bring your shorts.
Those who are chosen will begin next fall with practices
twice a week.
Russian cold war policy will
be outlined by Slavonics professor Dr, H. E. Ronimois noon
today in Arts 100.
Sponsored by the United
Nations club, the dynamic professor has entitled his talk
"Russian and the West: Western policy in the cold war."
Dr. Ronimois is an expert
on Russian affairs and an outspoken critic of the Communist regime. Chairing the meeting will be United Nations
club president, John Bossons.
Suppers Stay
Council Says
Students' Council went on record Monday night as opposing
any policy which would prevent students who had supple-
mentals from returning to Fort
and Acadia camps the following
The Housing Committee is at
present considering establishing
such a policy due to the lack
of accomodation available.
Immediate objections arose
from the Fort and Acadia Camp
Students' Councils who consider
such a policy unfair to students.
To Reply
To Kuzych
Labor leader Tom Alsbury
has asked Civil Liberties Union
for the opportunity to reply to
anti-union charges made by Myron Kuzych.
Speech by Kuzych and reply
by Boilermakers' Sam Jenkins
were "only issues of minority
groups" on the closed shop issue
Alsbury  said.
Civil Liberties Union has not
had an opportunity to meet to
decide on the request but CLU
president Al Forrest said Alsbury would "quite likely" be
invited to speak here next Friday.
Kuzych,     unemployed     city
welder, had charged that union
! leaders are "dictatorial" and that
I the  union  closed shop  is  "con-
I trary   to   our   democratic   principles."   He   alsf)   charged   that
the   union   firing   him,   Marine
Workers and Boilermakers, was
j "communist dominated."
!     Jenkins   countered   with   the
charge  that Kuzych  was carrying out his anti-union campaign
under the financial sponsorship
of "capitalists in the horse and
buggy age."
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The other day we received
a totter from Dean Andrew.
The Dean wanted ut to write
a column tailing how lies are
made. "Are ties machine woven?" ha asked. Are the spots
of egg on Dr. Shrurn's tie
manufactured, or the result of
•loppy table training and a
slippery fork?" These are questions thai deserve a fair answer.
"Is it true that the crusted
brown stains on Earle Birney's
only cravat resulted from a
nosebleed in 1943? Is it true
that Earle Birney has blood?
I must know" Dean Andrew
And so today, with no further ado we present. "The Romance of Neckwear" a thrilling documentary article telling how the t i e you wear
came to be around your neck.
(This is not to be confused
with the "Ballad of Sam Neckwear" the ballad of a villaneous Grebe-Snatcher who almost wound up with a rope
around his neck).
The tie bar you are wear*
ing today might have had its
start in the billowing cotton
fields of Alabama. There happy pickaninies wrested the cotton fibres from the clutch of
the wily Boll-Weevil, laughing t o think thai some of the
cotton would end up as white
Or perhaps your Tie Bar tie
began in the shaggy hills of
Scotland, where craggy Scots,
their kilts and sporrans flapping in the breeze, chased the
bounding sheep*up and down
the whiskey-soaked glens.
Wherever it began, your Tie
Bar tie took shape in a great
factory where skillful, keen-
eyed workers, reared in the
great tradition of tie craftsmanship, tended their machines with loving care. With joy
in their hearts, they watched
the fibres become threads; the
threads   become   patterns.
As the ties took shape under
their deft hands, in their minds
was but one thought: quitting
From the great factory, your
Tie Bar tie was transported
across mighty oceans by
mighty steamships or across
strange lands by great trucks
to a wholesaling house in Vancouver.
From there, the finest, most
distinguished Ties, (such as the
Collegiate line, of hand-woven
wool in all the nicest colors)
are carried to the Tie Bar, 712
West Pender and retailed for
reasonable prices to discriminating college types.
THIS is the Romance of
It was a thrilling story,
wasn't it? And just so our
readers can test their new-
found knowledge, here's a
short   quiz   on   ties:
(1) Ties get their start in:
(a) The glens of Scotland.
(b) Kelowna.
(c) Alabama.
(2) What  is  a grebe?
(a) A   happy   pickaninnie.
(b) A Slippery   fork.
(c) Earle Birney's nosebleed.
(3) Distinguished  Tie  Bar  lias
are worn by:
(a) Wily boll-weevils.
(b) Sam Neckwear.
(c) Grebes. )HultiH$A
No homebodies, these UBC
teams. Spring is the time for
travel and adding their name to
touring ice-hockey and rugger
(squaojs are the soccer boys.
The idea is for the fltba team
to accompany the ruggermen
to California. The plan is not
finalized, but the only catch is
that the team itself must raise
* *      *
Another team struggling to
get over the financial hump is
the men's tennis squad, contemplating a May invasion of California.
> And yet a third team is negotiating for a trip, in the direction ^of the Denver-bound
hockey team. The coach hopes
to pull a few strings with his
military buddies for a contest
next year if possible.
* *      *
It was nice to hear the word
of praise about our pages and
their accuracy, Mr. Fothering-
ham. I am sorry to say that I
can't say the same for your
"Vancouver Sun!" That story
on dissension in the basketball
squad is only topped by your
paper's continued insistance that
the hoop Birds are unbeaten at
home. It makes nice copy but
let's remember that UBC did
lose to Pacific Lutheran which
is hardly a disgrace.
* *      *
In looking over a 1952 edition
of the "Ubyssey", I noticed that
All-American basketballer Bill
Russell of University of San
Francisco Dons fame led a touring Calit'ornian squad into action
in the UBC Gym against the
Jayvees. Russell and Co. were
lucky to get out of town with
their hides and a close 45-44
win. Another familiar name on
the tourists roster was Harlem
Globetrotter's J. C. Gibson.
* *      *
Of course, that was a year
when the"Jayvees had a good
argument in claiming they were
stronger than the Birds. The
team boasted such latter Bird
stars as Bob Bone and John McLeod.
Incidentally, McLeod was only
outscored by Russell by a single
point, racking up 10 to the All-
American's 11. Thanks, Al.
Friday, February 3, 1956
Varsity  Hosts
Kats In Stadium
Providing the weatherman relaxes his icy grip on Vancouver,
j UBC will send five rugger teams
into   action   tomorrow.
In   the   feature   contest   Var-
RUGGER RETURNS to the campus this weekend without having to compete with basketball for a change. In the
big attraction, Varsity will host the strong Kats XV in
the Stadium tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m. Other campus
games feature Braves and Papooses both playing on the
Aggie Field. —Photo by Russ Tkachuk
Thunderettes Win
U.B.C. Thunderettes remained in a tie for top spot in the
Senior "H" Women's league
standings as they trampled over
Sunsets 54-41 last Wednesday
night. Both Eilers and Thunderettes have two remaining games
to bo played. In junior women's
action, Croft on House
U.B.C. 28-17.
Varsity   Soccer   After
Eleventh   Against  As
Varsity soccer team returns to the pitches after a week
layoff when they play South Hill Athletics at Trimble Park
at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Birds were rescheduled to meet the
Athletics when last week's games in First Division Mainland
competition were cancelled due to snow.
The   UBC
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The University of Brtish Columbia ski team has entered the
tenth annual international collegiate ski meet to be staged
Saturday and Sunday at Banff.
The only other Canadian entry
is the hosting University of Alberta Club.
Leading the entries and favored to repeat as team champion
is the contingent from the University of Washington. Other
U.S. entries include Wenatchee
beat Junior College, the College of
Puget Sound, the University of
Montana, and Montana State
The Giant Slalom event will
kick off the meet on Saturday
'   morning with four British Columbians    including    Harvey
Abell, John Sturgess, Bob Da-
j   vis and Pete Millar contesting
for the blue  ribbon.
I     In   the   afternoon,   the   cross
; country   event   will   take   place   place    in
with Abell, Sturgess, Davis and
, Sive-rt Erickson doing the hon-
lors for U.B.C.
men are favored
to win this'one. So far the Birds
have not lost a game in their
last ten starts. The Athletics, on
the other hand, have managed
to win only one game in their
last ten outings. At their last
meeting Birds came away with
an easy 3-1 win.
With one of the best teams
UBC has had in years, there
is talk that they may journey to San Francisco. In the
past all the soccer team had
to look forward to was a trip
to Sapperton. Bus Phillips
says there is nothing definite
to go on at present; however,
he hopes to he able to arrange
something soon.
The   UBC   Chiefs,   who   have
recently    returned    from    their
road trip to Bradner. meet South
Main   Athletics   in   rescheduled
Fourth  Division Mainland play.
They   are   at   present   in   sixth
the    standings,    nine
! pens.   The   Chiefs   will   be   cut
Try Western
Promising UBC swimmers,
under the tutorship of university
grad and swimimng star Peter
Lustig, will get their first
opportunity to try their water
wings this Saturday evening
when they splash it out with
Western Washington at Crystal
A week Saturday, they
journey south to Bellingham for
a pair of meets with Western
Washington and University of
Washington Huskies.
A final UBC squad has not
yet been chosen, but among those
expected to form the nucleus of
the team are captain Doug' Kil-
burn (backstroke), Denis Field-
walker (butterfly), Gerry Van
Tets (breastroke), and Dale
Young and Bob Bagshaw (freestyle).
UBC will also show strength
in the diving events with Ken
Doolan and Dan Francis. Doolan
was conference champion in 1953
while Fracis accomplished the
same feat in  1955.
sity hosts Kats in the Stadium
at 2 p.m., while Braves tangle
with Kats Seconds on the Aggie
Field. Tomahawks travel to Hill-
crest Park to meet Ex-Tech Se«
conds at 2 p.m., and Meraloma
Seconds entertain Redskins at
1:15 on the Connaught Park
The final contest will see
Frank Gnup's undefeated Pa«
pooses tackling Oak Bay Wanderers on the Aggie field at
2:30, following the Braves'
Varsity will have their hands
full with the scrappy Kats XV
who are battling with Rowing
Club for the Miller Cup. Kats
must win this one to stay in
Tom Anthony and Gary Sin«
clair, who had to wait a weeTc
for their chance to play with
the Varsity get their opportunity
tomorrow, weather permitting.
Coaches Albert Laithwaite and
Max Howell are shuffling the
backlines of the Braves and the
Varsity in an attempt to give
those on the second squad the
chance to make a spot with the
Varsity for the trip to California.
The powerful Braves, literally sprinkled with first division talent, are expected to have
no trobule with Kats Seconds,
but Papooses will be facing
their first severe test in, their exhibition match against Oak Bay.
Hoopsters Go South
To Break Road Jinx
points    behind    first    place
Ciiiefs   win   against   Bradner
Sunday morning will feature ' h"«tH"g    lo    better    their
the downhill competition, Abell, ! game  winning  streak.
Sturgess,  Davis and  Millar arc
entered for U.B.C.
The Jumping Event which was I was ,,u>ir ,hird of lhc soason
to be held on Sunday afternoon : against six losses and marked
has been cancelled due to lack ', me first win for rookie coach
of entries. 'Bruce   Ashdown.
Skeptically eyeing the Evergreen Conference schedule,
coach Jack Pomfret leads his
home-loving UBC Thunderbirds
into a big three game series in
Tacoma this week-end.
The Birds play the top and
the bottom teams in the league,
battling first place Pacific Lutheran to-night and to-morrow
and then hopping across town
for a single game Monday evening with the cejlar-dwelling College of Puget Sound Loggers.
UBC must break its road jinx
on this trip or lose all hope
of finishing in the first division.
Five losses without, a win on
the road mar the Birds sparkling five one loss home record.
Eastern Washington grabbed
fourth place from idle UBC
last Monday with a 80-72 win
over CPS, shoving the Birds
down to fifth place, a half game
behind. With only seven games
to play, it's getting down to
cases for the  Thunderbirds.
Fresh from their series sweep
with Central Washington, Pom-
tret's   team   meets   the   hottest
squad in the league in PCL. On :
Monday, th.- Gladiators swamp-J
eri second  place  Whit worth  by j
a   96-63   count,   setting   a   new!
school   scoring   record    in   the
process. j
The Lutes conference record j
is nine wins and one loss, that;
to Central. Their All-conference
forward Phil Nordquist leads the
potent PLC attack, along with
center Chuck Curtis and guard
Roger jverson, both of whom
ere freshmen.
Thunderbirds will not be at
full strength for the series, with
substitute guards Herb Forward
and Stu Madill unable to make
the trip because of medical studies.
The last place CPS Loggers,
with one win against eight
losses to their credit, are easier
competition for the Birds, with
UBC being responsible for two
of their losses. However, the
Loggers are always troublesome and can give any team
in the conference a battle.
Guards Bob Eliason a id Earl
Talman are the best men for
CPS on n team thai lacks any
individual stars.
Next week-end, the Thunderbirds return home, hosting Whit-
with Pirates in two games and
Eastern Washington in a single
game Monday. The following
Monday the Birds wind up their
Evergreen play with one game
at Central Washington.
Then the Olympic - hopeful
squad will settle down to the
serious business of the B. C.
Olympic  Trials.
Other teams participating in
the B.C. eliminations are Alberni Athletics and the Scni»>r City
"A" league's Eilers and Seafuns. m"
-l .
(Continued from Paqe 1)
UBC, is increased from $30,000
to $158,000.
Conservative chief Phil Govan
charged the Liberal Government
with not being above gerrymandering the ridings. He said
he failed to see a difference
between the proposed commission and the present Registrar
of voters.
Liberal Ken MacKenzie charged the previous Provincial Government with trying to keep
the riding issue insignificant, so
that they could bamboozle the
public. Liberal Ed Greathed declared, "Electoral reform is imperative and the previous Social
Credit Government did nothing
to alleviate it."
The government was again
lambasted by a Socred speaker
who claimed, "they call it a reform, I call it a conspiracy to
get support from the press."
The Labor-Progressives blasted
the Liberals, saying, "are the
Liberals afraid to put their policies before the house?"
Premier Derek Mason summed
up the argument for the bill
stating, "what have the Socreds
done in tin- province that is not
an adjunct to getting votes?
Our Liberal Policy is: If a thing
is good, ke p it. If it is bad, get
rid of it. This is a reform reflecting common sense."
The Votr was called by speaker Terry O'Brien, and the bill
was pas.^- tl by a majority of
28 to 8
Now Offered
Westminster Paper Company
is offering a two-year scholarship
of $500 per anum. in honour
of John J. Herb, founder of the
Company and Chairman of its
This s c li o 1 a r s h ip will be
awarded to a candidate with
good qualities of character and
leadership and outstanding scholastic ability who, in September,
will enter the first of the final
two years of a course loading
to an undergraduate degree in
any field.
Those who wish to be considered or those who desire to
nominate candidates should consult Dean W. H. Gage before
February 10.
Raven  A
Says   Beck
The Second issue of the Raven,
campus literary magazine, made
a profit of twenty dollars, Ubyssey Editor-in-Chief Stan Beck,
announced Thursday.
Total sales amounted to $108
and advertising revenue was
$185 making an income of $383.
Costs amounted to three hundred dollars for printing and
sixty-three dollars for pictures.
In spite of its small size,
this profit represents a victory
for the Raven, since the magazine was expected to operate
on a deficit. 	
(Continued from Page 1)
Part will go to teacher training in Victoria, Dr. MacKenzie
"We are always grateful for
any additional grant," he said.
"We have more students and
more services to maintain as the
years go by. If we are to carry
on at all we must have addition*
al funds."
A B.C. Teachers' Federation
official said at first sight the increase seemed to be only normal due to the natural increase
in population.
Howard   Hines,   secretary   of
Vancouver  School   Board,   said j
he   didn't   know   just   what   it
would mean. I
(Continued from Pago 1)
Parley and Prof. R. L. Ruggles
will speak on statistical and editing problems of the "Atlas of
B.C. Resources" today at noon
in F & G 101.
—Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the
Newman Clubhouse (Hut L-5).
All Roman Catholics are urged
to have their throats blessed
on the feast of Saint Blaze.
ganization will hold its weekly
testimony meeting at noon today in Physics 300. Everyone
speak about the Italian playwright, Luigi Pivandello, o n
Tuesday, February 7, at 12:30
in Arts 206.
lowship is having a Gym Party
Saturday, February 4, at 7:30
p.m. in the Women's Gym.
Everyone welcome.
PSYCHOLOGY CLUB presents John Borthwick, Crease
Clinic psychologist, speaking on
"Psychology at Crease Clinic"
Friday noon in the Psych Club
hold an Archaeological Site Survey Saturday afternoon. All interested are invited to meet in
front of the Archaeology Lab
at 130 p.m. Saturday Bring old
Friday, February 3, 1956
Will Visit the Campus
FEBRUARY 6 AND 7, 1956
to interview:
1. Careers in Geology-—Graduate and undergraduate
students in Geology (Honours) and Geological
2. Careers in Geophysics—Graduate and undergraduate students in Geophysics; Geology, Physics,
Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics students
interested in a career in Geophysics.
3. Petroleum Engineering—Graduate students in
Mechanical, Chemical, and Civil Engineering.
4. Business Admnistration Trainees (Production Department,—Graduates in Commerce or Arts with
an economics background.
5. Business Administration Trainees (Accounting Department)—Graduate in Commerce with accounting major.
Students interested in interviews are requested to contact
the University Placement Office
Campus capers call for Coke
How long can Jack be nimble?
Square dancing's rugged . . .
better tune up now and then
with refreshing Coca-Cola.
Engaged in Exploration for Oil
Will Conduct Interviews
February 7th to 11th
Garduates in—
Engineering-Electrical, Civil, Mechanical
Arts-Majors in Maths and Physics
PHONE CH. 2232
He says he does it by Steady Saving
at the Bank of Montreal*
♦The Bank where Students' accounts are warmly welcomed.
Your Bank of the Campus . . •
in the Administration Building
•Mi" h ■ rifWirW kmi4 <—rt
Will   be  interviewing on  the  campus  Monday  and
Tuesday.   February   6th   and   7th   for   positions   in
the following fields:
Interested students from any faculty should contact
the Employment  Office  lo arrange for personal  in


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