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Volume XXXIX
No. 3
Sports Arena Recommended
$750,000 Hockey - Rink, Pool
May Be Built On Campus
A 750 thousand dollar winter sports arena has been unamiously recommended by a
committee appointed by President N.A.M. MacKenzie, Bob Osborne, head of the Physical
Education Faculty said Wednesday. Plans are also being made to extend the East wall oi
the War Memorial Gymnasium to provide a 60 by 90 yard gym.
IF ANY FROSH were unlucky enough to miss being
hazed by the Engineers, Wednesday, here is an example
of the great fun you get another chance to experience today. Come to the Main Mall anytime today, and bring a
bathing suit and towel. Note the benevolent expression on
the face of the fun-loving Redshirt at the right. If you are
the inconspicuous type, and have always wanted to be the
centre of attraction, well here is a great opportunity.
Speaking of great opportunities, this paper is in dire
need of reporters, frosh and others. Wednesday we were
so short of reporters that we coudn't find anybody to go
with the photographer who took this picture, and consequently posterity will never know what is really happening in this photo. Come to think of it, we don't know
either. Anyway, it looks like grand fun, gang, so come on
out today and find out what higher education can do for
"UBC Grant too Small"
.. Minister of Education
Minister of Education Ray
Williston personally believes allocation of monies to the University of B. C. must be increased.
During an exclusive telephone
interview Wednesday with Mr.
Williston in Victoria, he stated
the $10 million at $1 million-a-
year plan for university expansion was not "optimistically" designed.
Earlier this year, Mr. Williston
publicly declared the needs of
the university during the next
30 years would amount to $100
This would mean a yearly
grant of  $3.3 millions.
The university is presently
getting $1 million a year to
cover the cost of housing, building and facilities expansion.
Originally intended for construction of a much-needed and
sadlv-lnrking Arts Building, part
of this money has already been
expropriated to provide emergency housing.
Board   ol  Governors  Monday
were forced to drain the scanty
barrel of $62,000 of which $50,-
000 will go to join Ann Wesbrook and Mary Bollart Halls
women's residences, and $12,000
for more married couples' units
in Wesbrook camp.
The estimate of $100 million
over 30 years was compiled by
university officials several years
ago for the Gordon Economic
"This estimate was not presented to the provincial government,"  said  Mr.  Williston.
He did not give the estimate
presented by the university at
the time the present plan was
formed. "The university was
asked to accept the $10 million
scheme," he said.
Mr. Williston said he expected
action on this to take place "in
the immediate future."
When asked how more money
could be procured, he said, "the
basic appeal should be changed,"
meaning obviously that the university must raise the minimum
and not the maximum level of
A planned mass dunking of
Frosh by UBC Engineers was
lhwarted at noon today when
a frenzied mob of first-year
students attacked the EUS
portable lilypond and gave ihe
Redshirts a taste of their own
For details and pictures oi
the near-riot, see pages 4
and 5.
Aided By
The increase of foreign students this year at UBC has created a new problem for the University's housing officials.
However, through the tireless
effort and co-operation of the
International House, foreign students have had little or no trouble in obtaining private housing
accommodation  off campus.
"The International House has
done a tremendous job," Avard
R. Baird, housing administrator,
said in an interview Wednesday.
He added that on behalf of the
housing committee, "I would like
to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to the
representatives of International
House for the capable and enthusiastic manner in which they carried out the arrangements we
made with them."
The housing has been supplying lists of accommodation available off campus to the International House as early as April.
Foreign students who arrived at'
UBC campus were turned over
to the International House for
IH members, under the guidance of Miss K. Gorrie, IH adviser, provided transportation
and made contacts for the foreign students.
Target for completion is centennial year, 1958.
Location for the arena has not'
yet been decided, but it would be
situated as close as possible  to ;
the War Memorial Gymnasium.
The Universitv hopes that the  ?sborne has already be«un Plans
Provincial    government    might  f°r installill« equipment in  the
consider the area for the arena j
similiar to other areas through-, ASPHALT
principle the idea of finishing
the bowling alley, at a cost of
If the committee approves the
plans, the alley will be in use
by the beginning of next term.
out the province which are going
to receive dollar-for-dollar grants
to build and improve recreational
Mr. Osborne is head of the
Centennial Spelts Committee
dedicated to building 5-ports facilities in B.C. lie said that the
proposed arena should be included in tho Centennial program.
Local residents and the University Hill Men's Forum have
expressed interest in the project
since it would be available to
the community when not being
used by students.
They have tentatively suggested financial said.
Also under consideration is a
playing field for grass-hockey,
cricket, and golf classes. The
presen field, said Osborne, is in-
adaquate because of its surface-
The new field would be cover-
ed in asphalt and would aid in
controlling recreational activities
outdors,  Osborne claimed.
Meanwhile, University housing officials are making every
effort to find accommodation for
hundreds of out-of-town students
who are still unable to
their housing problem.
The lack    of    student  living
quarters has forced  officials to
' issue an  appeal  to  Point   Grey
home   owners   for   help   and   to
| press  further   negotiations  with
i the Provincial Government. This
It is highly doubtful that
money cbuld come from a student source since students are
currently committed to financing
the Brock Hall expansion.
President MacKenzie now has
the committee report, but his
decision, to be made in conjunction with the building commit-
te and board of governors, is
yet to come.
Mr. Osborne expressed the
hope that the decision would be
finalized before a meeting of the
committee to be held next month.
The sports palace would be for
participants use. That is, very
little spectator space would be
allowed. It is proposed that it
house 1000 spectators only.
The Gymnasium extension will
be for the use of students attending the College of Education,
currently taking all physical education classes in thes mall gym.
According to Mr. Osborne, the
considered   adition   is   a   "real
necessity." He said that present
condition     are     grossly
The extension would house the
intra-mural games, and possibly
include a dance studio.
v 1
Bring yourself and/or someone
else and splash around in Em*
pire Pool 8-10 p.m., then dance
in the foyer 9-12 p.m. tonight.
* *      *
FREE 'A' CARDS will be giv»
en to campus musicians who
join the band, attend practises
regularly, and play at sports
events. Any one interested in
joining should bring his instrument today at 12.30 to the music
room, second floor, North Brock.
* *      *
WILL ALL WUS representa-
fives contact Lynda Gates imme*
diately. Leave your name and
phone number in Box 1 at the
AMS office. There will be a
meeting Tuesday noon in the
Men's committee room, Brock.
* *       *
CAMERA CLUB will meet in
Arts 126 at 12.30 on Friday. All
| those interested in joining please
9ft 9ft 9ft
executive meeting, Friday noon
in the club hut.
LOWSHIP   Pre-Session   Confer.
over-1 ence at Bellingham, September
|28,  29,  30.  Sp eaker Mr. John
year's   enrollment
ately 7,450.
Osborne said "I think I am
justified in asking for a new
solve j gym to accomodate the education
'students." He pointed out that
a Normal School, students were
required to have two hours per
week of gym instruction classes.
At UBC, they are receiving only
one because of overcrowded conditions.
is   approxim-j     Meanwhile     the     President's
I committee    has     approved    on
at 6 p.m.
cost, $8.
Bus   leaving   Brock
Friday. Approximate
EIGN students, including new
Canadians, are invited to attend
the annual tea given by the B.C.
Chapter of the International
House Association. The Faculty
Club, Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 to 8
playing bridge and or chess,
come to tile Double Committee
room, in Brock, Tuesday, Oct.
2, at 7.30 p.m. THE UBYSSEY
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What to Do About
General Meetings
Today, dear children, we will consider the General Meeting.
It's unique; probably no university of any size on this
Continent can claim a similiar institution. It's dramatic; normal^ it resembles a circus, and in its more diverting moments,
a Munish beer putsch. For visitors, it's an impressive display of student autonomy in action. And for you and I, it's
a semi-annual excursion to the Armoury to watch the lawyers at play.
'Unfortunately, the General Meeting is also as outmoded as
bear-baiting, and "as potentially dangerous as a White Citizen's
Council. I's beginning to seriously abuse the student autonomy
which it was designed to preserve. We're getting to big for
village-pump democracy.
When UBC was a close-knit academic community of
several hundred gentle souls, the General Meeting provided
a meeting-ground where well-informed people could arrive
at balanced, rational decisions. ,But as student population
grew and its activities became more diversified, interests in
AMS affairs quite naturally declined. And of course, the
complexity of the decisions, that had to be made increased.
Thus we arrived at the present situation: a smooth-talking
Student Council can easily steer a questionable motion through
an uniformed crowd of sightseers. Or on the other hand, the
mob can turn thumbs down on a soundly-conceived Council
proposal, depending on who talks the loudest, or in the simplest
black-and-white terms.
Example: In 1953, a pebble-headed Council proposal to ban
campus religious clubs with "discriminatory" clauses in their
constitutions (clauses that insisted on Christians only) was
passed by a temporarily zealous audience, then sheepishly
retracted at a second, specially-called General Meeting. The
incident was a potentially dangerous invasion of civil liberties,
and provoked nation-wide indignation.
And it was only last Fall that General Meeting madness
led to a situation that only a referendum could clear up. We
refer, of course, to the NFCUS withdrawl proposal. The fist-
waving and chairman's rulings and motions and counter-
motions created a situation so tangled that only a referendum
could unravel it.
These super-schmozzles were all the result of a maximum
of excitement and a minimum of information. And the bigger
we get, the more frequently these feed-'em-to-the-lions decisions will be made.
Plainly, then, our decision-making apparatus must be
repaired; but how do we go about it?
It's not advisable to abolish the General Meeting; many
decisions (such as approval of the yearly AMS budget)
ought to be aired in the open, by the people who pay the
money. But it's just as ill-advised, we think, to place certain
complicated, emotionally charged issues in the same open
foriim. So where do we draw the line, and who is to draw it?
We suggest that Students' Council take the initiative in
drawing that line. Already, by the AMS Constitutions, Council
has the right to choose the means by which their recommendations will be approved. The interests of the AMS would be
well served if Council were to simply exercise that right to a
greater extent.
Thus, last year'.-; Council should have thrown the NFCUS
decision to a referendum in the first place; the importance,
the complexity, and the emotional overtones of the issue amply
justified it.
And so it will be with certain decisions this year, and
far into the future. By all means, let's keep the General
Meeting, but let's face the fact of its limitations, and act
American View of Canada:
Mounties. Eskimos And Snow
Canadians, it seems to me,
should always remember how
the United States wants to be
loved. Citizens of the United
States regard themselves as
the most lovable people on
earth. We are firmly convinced that Canadians — of
whom, actually, we know very
little — love us.
This is a tremendous and
ultimately decisive weapon in
the hands of Canadians. It is
almost impossible to convince
us that Canadians sometimes
do not highly regard us, but it
can be done. The intimation
of the fact comes to Americans
with a shocked incredulity like
a collie that has been slapped
by Albert Payson Terhune.
In the final analysis Canadians
can win any argument with
their southern neighbor by impressing upon it that maybe—
under such and such conditions — they will stop loving
Mind you, it may take five
or six years. But once some
dim inkling penetrates the affectionate apathy that surrounds America's attitude to
Canada it will have atomic
effect. This has happened
several times in the past.
To get the situation clear
let me say that I write as an
expert on Canada. I have
been in Canada at least half a
dozen times and probably
stayed in Canada as much as
a week over the past half century. Any American who
drives into Canada at Windsor
and drives out again the same
afternoon at Niagara Falls has
the agreeable sense of being
an expert on Canadian food,
architecture, approach to life,
and the toll system of the Wel-
land Canal. He will return
home where his local newspaper will probably not have a
front page news dispatch about
Canada for the next nine
months. The border is unfortified, so he need not bother
about Canada, which is his
nation's best customer, just as
(The Christian Science Monitor)
Canada is his country's largest
supplier of raw materials.
Trere is a CURIOUS sensitivity in Canada which the United States cannot understand.
Canadians object to being taken for granted. I have read
somewhere that that is also a
cause for conjugal infelicity.
Wives (and husbands), it appears, object to being ignored.
The United States' attitude toward Canada is that of a husband who never has time to
look at his wife over the morning newspaper. I don't know
what to do about this. The
only solution I can think of is
to fortify the border.
Some astute Canadians understand the unsporting advantage they have over the United States in debate. The Canadians know all about the United States because he reads
about it. Also he always has
thc powerful leverage of America's international search to
be loved. Winning an argument with an American is like
taking toffee from a child.
The AVERAGE American
can't understand—since his
country is so Lovable—why any
shadow of criticism finds lodgment in Canada. He sincerely
believes that he is the very
model of a good neighbor.
Why, a Hollywood movie with
a red-coated Canadian Moun-
tie in it is sure to be a smash
hit! Practically every male
American 45 years or over, if
the subject of Rudolf Friml
and Canada is mentioned, will
smile beautifically, take a deep
breath, and bellow out "Rose
Marie ... I love you!" If it is
suggested that this is not a full
basis for international rapport,
he will assume that hurt look.
It is very inconsiderate of
Canadians, I think, that they
do not realize that when the
News From Down Under
(From The Vancouver Herald)
SYDNEY (CP)—An Aboriginal named Gulley was paddling home happily along the Archer River in far northern
Australia, his canoe loaded down with two fat wallabies he
had killed.
The wallabies bled profusely, and as Gulley paddled a
trail of blood swept out behind the canoe.
Suddenly Gulley noticed a big crocodile following him.
It was more than a mile to the nearest land, so Gulley
threw out one wallaby and paddled hard.
The crocodile ignored the wallaby and paddled harder.
The crocodile sniffed the wallaby, then started out agian
after the conoe.
When the crocodile was 30 feet away Gulley dived from
the canoe and swam for the shore half a mile away.
By the time he touched land the crocodile had bitten
the canoe in half and was still trying to eat it.
Dr. Timothy O'Leary of the Australian Flying Doctor
Service later treated Gulley for a b^dly cut foot which he
received while walking live miles to his home at the Aur-
ukun Mission.
''An extrodinarily smart native; I'd have stayed in the
canoe," Dr. O'Leary said.
United States steps on their
fingers we are doing it out of
complete ignorance.
Obviously the Canadians
have not adjusted themselves
to American ways. This is a
pity. The evidence indicates
also that there is a certain sen-
sivity in Canada to insult3
from south of the border, intended or unintended. Canadians should remember that
we are merely speaking of
them the way we speak of ourselves.
The only other criticism I
have of Canada is that they
are going ahead with a whole
batch of social enterprises
which would fill Americans
with alarm if they knew anything about them. Canada not
only has a premium dollar and
a budget reasonably in balance but it operates a coast-to-
coast railroad, a worldwide
shipping system, coast-to-coast
broadcasting (and will shortly
enter TV), Trans-Canada Airlines, an international cable
system, grain storage terminals, and a lot of similar things.
Its social security system is so
extensive it gives a bonus for
every baby born in Canada.
From the United States attitude these things are all very
unorthodox if not socialistic.
Doubtless it would improve
international relations if Canada abolished them at once.
While this is being done Canada should have the decency
to have an economic upset to
show the wrong-headedness of
bureaucratic interference with
Fortunately for the United
States, however, citizens of the
United States are almost ignorant of these things. So long as
"Americans" can take Canada
for granted they will not make
institutional comparisons with
their northern neighbor.
For Sale, Frosh, second hand
first-year texts. Phone Brian at
WA. 2-2576.
Wanted, Ride for 8:30 lee
lures at Law School, from Pt.
Grey Rd., between Dunbar and
Collingwood; Contact Kathy
San jean in 3rd yr. law or at CE.
5206 in the evenings.
Wanted, Riders, along Broadway or 10th Avenue West of
Main St. for 8:30's. Call Dave at
EM. 9198.
Wanted, Riders for a car pool,
from 15th St. in West Van., for
8:30 lectures. Contact Brian at
WA.   2-2576.
Wanted, to get into a car chain
for 8:30 lectures: live at 1849 W.
49th, (between Angus and Cypress) KE. 8258. Ask for Vicky.
Wanted: Ride from 28th and
Dunbar for 8:30's Phone Jev, at
CHerry 4346.
Wanted: Men to win prizes in
Handicap competition Monday
niiihts at 7:30 p.m. at Tom Tot-
lull Billiards, on Broadway, just
of Alma.
Tom Tothill Billiards, the finest   equipment.   Broadway,   just THE UBYSSEY
MISS ELIZABETH LEWIS, winner of a $2,800 scholarship given by Imperial Oil, plans to begin study in medicine soon at UBC. She is one of 11 Canadian students to
be awarded Imperial Oil .scholarships.
Dave Hardie to Take
In Coats, Wraps, Tips
The campus coat- checking concession will not be handled
by the Alma Mater Society as in former years, Activities Coordinator Ben Trevino disclosed today
Checking  for
functions held
by all clubs and undergraduate
societies on campus will be
handled by Dave Hardie, for
seventy percent of the toal revenue.
The new system will be better
organied, Trevino assured, and
■will bring the AMS approxim
ate the same profit.
"We made two hundred and
sixteen dollars from the concession last year, and should
lose only fifty or so of that
uder this new system," Trevino
said. "The main thing is that it
will be better run."
B.C. Girl
Miss Elizabeth Canine Lewis, 17-year-old graduate of
Port Moody school, has been awarded a $2,800 Imperial Oil
scholarship to study medicine at University of British Columbia.
Miss Lewis is one of the 11
Canadian students to receive
the awards, chosen by a five-man
committee of educators appointed
by the National Conference of
Canadian   Universities   and   Im
perial Oil.
D.S. Allan, principal of Port
Moody, described Miss Lewis as
"a keen student who has always been interested in many aspects of school life."
Miss Lewis' father was until
recently, manager of Imperial's
loco refinery. He is at present
manager of the company's refinery at Edmonton.
The Imperial Oil scholarships
{ire open to children and wards
of employees, annuitants and deceased employees of Imperial
Oil and its subsidiaries. Selection is made on tho basis of scholastic standing chuiacter, and
extracurricular activities. Imperial Oil donates a further $500
a year to the university while
the winner is in attendance.
Other    winners    are    Robert
Gould, Burin, Newfoundland;
Robert Miller, Westmount, Que.:
Richard Paradis, Montmagny,
Que.; Eleanor Cobbledick, Toronto; Eleanor Griffin, Aylmer,
Ont.; Mary Trotter and John
Warkentin, Sarina Ont.; Regine
Pallat, Regina; Eileen Myles, Edmonton; and Geoffrey Pawson,
Crackdown Looms on
Auto Licence Plates
Out-of-town students who
drive cars with "foreign" plates
are facing a run-in with the law,
Motor Vehicle Bureau officials
warned Wednesday.
UBC students driving cars
with license plates from other
Provinces or from foreign coun
tries are facing a run-in with the
law, officials emphasized. If
apprehended, the "foreigners"
will be required to purchase B.C.
license plates.
If students can prove they are
completely unemployed, however,  they  will  be  allowed to
keep their foreign plates. Bureau officials stressed that students with part-time jobs are definitely classed as "employed."
Exemption forms for unemployed students are available at
the Motor License branch, 1740
West Georgia.
New Film
UBC Life
Work has already started on
a half hour documentary Public
Relations film for UBC, AMS coordinator of Activities Ben Trevino said today.
The movie will be used as a
pre-university orientation film
to interest prospective students in the university. It will
describe student life from a student basis.
Trevino expressed hope that if
more prospective UBC students
arc shown how thc school operates from the student level, more
of them will some day walk our
hallowed halls.
The University Film Society
was approached by the AMS last
May, and began work on thc
production at the beginning of
the' term. The film should be
in use by November of 1957.
Interest in the film in high
schools should be high, but the
movie will also be available to
extra-curricular groups and any
other outside organization who
wish to show it.
The extension department of
UBC is presently sending lecturers to all prominent High
Schools, but it is felt that a story
of students, by students, and for
students will raise more interest
in college than do the faculty
The film will include some
classroom activity, some student
organizational operations and
some general 'tween class student activity, all aimed at showing the new recruit how a university works.
It's okay Frosh. We have it
on reliable sources that there
is some use for freshmen.
According to a psychology
professor, "The favourite subjects of psychologists for research purposes have been and
will continue to be white rats
r.nd first year college students."
"Both are readily available
and are very passive."
TENTH «rf ALMA ST.     CEdar «105
The Frosh Handbook, 'Tuum
Est . . . and all that," which
was available to only a few
freshmen at registration has
been re-stocked and is now
waiting in the AMS office.
Newly registered students from
other universities will also
find the book informative and
Since Club's Day is October
4, earlier than last year, anyone wishing information on
the various clubs and societies
on the campus should pick one
up to-day.
The little gem is free to
freshmen; others may enlighten themselves for the modest
fee of fifteen cents.
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This ad is worth $2.00 on purchase
of a briefcase
$5.00 on purchase of a camera
or photo equipment over $30.00
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Frosh Sloshed, Skirts
Climax of hundreds of unsuccessful evasions r<ja*he
like this one Wednesday, as struggling first year' men
were dunked ungently in the engineers portable lily pond
A vanquished Napolen, this unidentified general had
moments before led a rear-guard attack on unsuspecting
red-ihirts and law-student judges. For a  brief moment
his screaming horde reigned supreme as tormentors and
onlookers alike scattered before dozens of well-aimed eggs.
With egg on their faces, engineers regrouped and drove
back the attackers. Tried before judges with the yolk on
the the would be Bonaparte was summarily punished.
Egg Wa
Won By|
Engineers   were    temporarij
outflanked in Wednesday noon|
dunking spree when a group
Aggie-led  Freshmen  pelted  U
/I     rified  Redshirts with dozens
rotten eggs.
The   raiders,   captained   by
knot of Artsmen    and    Aggit
gathered the over-ripe eggs froj
a   cache   near   the   Engineerir
building and descended upon
tank   in   a   phalanx.   Frighter
cries   of   "Frosh,   Frosh!"   wej
heard   as  the   hapless   Redshir|
(led   in   disorder   leaving   the
tribunal open to attack.
The Frosh, seeing that no
fense was forthcoming,  retire|
and  the proceedings continue
Skulking back, the Redshirts
tempted to regain face by
tinuing to dunk all comers.
Defence? Prosecution? Who knows?
All we know is that Jerry Lecovin, defence for Frosh, is at the Mike with Gor-
i   don   McDonald   at   his   left   (not   your
right.) We also know that the smiling
freshette at left is smiling. Who is she,
by the way. We also know that we're
out of space.
What's going on here? The welldressed gentleman
on the left seems to be quite proud of something. Maybe
it is the immense bicep on his right arm. Or maybe it is
his conquest of a fine-looking freshman (centre). Then
again his haberdasher's Fred Asher. But probably he
just likes having his picture taken. Anyway if anybody
realy knows whats going on here, drop a line to the UBC.1" THE UBYSSEY 	
shed, in Hazing Melee
rosh, Redshirts
rawl On Mall
|"Red Sweater Day" got off to a soggy start Wednesday
,, as hazing activities raged around the Redshirts'  port-
wooden dunking tub set on the Main Mall.
lid Frosh
:are The
During the hour it was in
operation thc tank was the center
ot attention. Engineers found no
shortage of victims as they
prowled thc campus in groups
of three and four.
as  high
Estimates of the
sloshed frosh went
100, a number which veteran
observers agree is much higher
than thosa of previous years.
The    keen    scientific    minds
made   sure   their   victims   w^re
easily   recognisable   by   adding
lehearted support of the en- liberal  portions  of  lamp  black
ssh    Orientation    activities
off to everyones' approval
this  year  thanks  to  the
Engineering faculty.
>wever,      characteristically
st, no engineers were avail-
|today to receive the fresh-
delegation   which   was   orbed to thank them.
|few complaints were rcgis-
by  interested   parties   on
to the  water.
Black-robed lawyers wore on
hand to preside over the court
trying erring Frosh,
With a willing group of. rcd-
sweatered bailiff's gathering offenders, a parade of frosh,
mostly freshottes, were brought
before the distinguished jurists.
|e Society for the Prevention
aelty to Freshettes reported
Prosecutor Gordie MacFarlane
iction would be taken ag- charged     quivering     freshettes
the EUS's    treeing    four with   such   henious   crimes   as
less   girls    and   molesting studying in the library, wearing
with stirrup pumps. skirts less tnan si* inches above
the knee, and being frosh.
»y were left ravished and     Despite the vigorous arguments
|ing in the EUS offices by 0f Counsel-for-the-defense Gerry
Lecovin,  who  consoled several
stfol mob.
jlneering executives are re-
of the prettier freshettes on his
to be    launching    legal knee-the Prosecution, loudly sup-
of their own to recover Ported b^ the blood-thirsty mob,
ises and damages from the always WOn nls case'
Ed. Undergrad Society. Rin8 master Mike Punach and
his four associates imposed sen-
cording to president John tances verying from a drastic
ponald, fifteen key men shortening of the skirt to a term
|hospitalized when a fourth 0f cleaning engineers' shoes. All
Judo major was fatally decisions were well received by
|kcn for a freshman by un- (he crowd,
ifirst year sheep.
Activity was not confined to
the tank and court. Engineers
roamed wide to recruit victims
for the numerous stocks set up
along the mall.
Captured froshetles had their
faces and limbs decorated by
Jipstick-woilding .sciencemen.
Others were hoisted up the
trees ahmg the mall and
thoroughly soaked from below
by perfume-l illcd lire extinguishers. Still others were carried oil'
to the dark confines of I ho F.ngin-
ccring building.
Earlier in the mornim',
several frosh alien; pt ing In h'de
in Ih.eii cars. WTO trapped by
the moii. The KC'AIP rescued one
car, but one small Herman ear
containing three frashottes was
lifted into the back of a Buildings and Grounds department
truck. It was last seen departing clown tho main mall.
felsh countryman, out on a
^alk, spied a particularly
parrot sitting in a tree.
)ing up the I rets Im grab-
je creature by thc lea;. Thc
t. who knew a little F.ng-
squaked. "What the hell
'ou   doing'.'"
!g pardon, sir." replied
:ouiilry!iwm, deferent ially,
Slight vim  \\ ere a  bird."
laughlv little  robin
lpress  Ins girl   one flay,
an extra large deposit
brand  new Chevrolet.
w that the leader Progres-
Conservative Party has re-
who's going to compose a
itute for "George Drew
s My Father"?
After the excitement was over
and most engineers had left for
classes, Frosh staged something
  of a come-back. A group of husky
freshmen transferred activities to
Social  Credit  is  a  move-  the library lawn, where several
as Premier Bennett says,   of   MacDonald's   best   took   the
we'd say the body politic  rap for their whole faculty.
"\have diarrhea. Hazing  will continue today.
Redshirt Discipline
None-too careless hands reach
out from all directions, to administer
Redshirt discipline too still another unidentified  Freshette.  The offense:  who
cares. The punishment? Cut off her
skirt. Note pair of hands at upper left;
one belongs to John Foster Dulles, the
other to Claire Booth Luce.
Cut off Her Skirt!
The uncomfortable-looking recipient of Redshirt attensions shown a-
bove was only one of dozens of first
year women  locked  in stocks Wednes
day by stern, discipline-loving Engin-
ever, that their captors were "real polite," and that the stocks weren't uncomfortable at all." THE UBYSSEY
2.000 Take Tests
"Approximately 2,000 students have taken counselling
tests this year, as part of the
Student Counselling program," said Col. J. F. McLean,
director of personnel services.
The counselling tests are
given for the purpose of helping the student to select a potential career in line with his
interests and abilities, to help
him to organize his program
of studies to achieve maximum
success in university work and
to provide an opportunity for
discussion of problems of a
personal nature.
Student counsellors were not
able to accommodate all the
students that applied during
the summer, but they are endeavoring to take care of those
students now besides the ones
who have recently anrollcd
this fall.
The initial program involves
testing students attending university for the first time. Entrance to "the University is dependent   upon   the   academic
certificate of the institution
from which the student graduated.
7,000 SO FAR
In the last five years some
seven thousand tests have been
administered; about fifty per
cent of this number have requested and secured interviews with the councillors following the tests.
The primary tests themselves
are fairly elementary but may
be followed if required by a
more complete and individual
The counselling tests involve
an assessment of the student's
general scholastic ability, interests and special abilities in
certain key subjects.
In this assessment the counsellor tries to give come guidance in the selection of a professional objective. If the student thinks he has already
made up his mind as to his
choice of goal, an attempt is
made to discuss other possibilities in addition in order that
he may gain as broad a picture
of the situation as possible.
If he is undecided an effort
is made to narrow the fields of
choice in line with his interests and abilities. Although a
specific goal is in no way essential it has been found that a
realistic objective will improve success in his studies.
The counsellor will not attempt to make up the student's
mind for him, but will rather
bring together to his attention
all available information so
that he may make a wise
Not only the test results,
but also high school or college record of achievement,
extra-curricular interests, present opportunities in specific
fields and anything else that
may be pertinent to a desirable decision are included in
this essential information.
A booklet entitled "Career
Planning" has been published
under the direction of Mr. McLean for the information of
the students.
Coming Soon!
to The College Shop, a brand new shipment of those
smart looking melton cloth UBC jeckets. These blue
jackets, with "University of British Columbia" on the
back, are really swell for fall and winter wear, and
there's nothing finer for a football game. You've seen
them around the campus, and soon you'll be able to get
yours at The College Shop, we'll let you know when.
Now In Stock
The College Shop
Open Monday to Friday ~ 12:30 to 1:30
Fun, Games At
Big Splash Bash
The annual Frosh general
meeting will take place at noon
today in the University's auditorium during which a vice-
president will be nominated.
Campaigning will last until
Tuesday, and voting will take
place the following day.
Outgoing President, Bob
Tulk. urged that all freshmen
attend "in order that the
strongest possible slate would
be nominated."
Friday night will see the rafters of the Memorial Gyrn ring
with the shrills of the wet — and
the dry.
And to enhance the fun there
will be a bonfire rally earlier
Friday evening on the parking
lot near the Memorial Gym.
This affair is scheduled to begin
at 6.30.
Food and football will lure an
expected crowd of 1,000 to the
EUS-sponsored outdoor rally.
Seated around a monster bonfire, 'Birds' fans will be fed hot
dogs, cokes and marshmallows.
They will be entertained by the
cheerleaders, Frank Gnup and
team members.
Gala Frosh splash dance is
scheduled to get underway at
8.30 with a mass dip in the memorial pool followed by a dance
in the gym's foyer.
Sponsored by VOC, admission
for frosh will be 25 cents, while
others will be charged 50 cents.
Dancing will continue from 9
o'clock to midnight.
Entertainment will take place
during the intermission period.
Hosts advise that it isn't necessary that individuals turn up
in couples. Stags and stagettes
are welcome.
2130 Western Parkway
Behind the Canadian Bank
of Commerce
University Boulevard
Phone  ALma  3980
" You're looking  ravishing to-night, Mm,
Smith —I guess  I vf  had too much to
Look at this!
Here is your chance tao learn the advertising business. We want representatives for student publication, including
THE UBYSSEY. The hours are good, the
work is interesting, and commissions are
paid on all sales. There are still several
positions available.
For further information see Harry Yuill
any day this week in the AMS Office,
Brock Hall.
nScienceman Lover"
Treat of the season, Eric Nicol's "Her Scienceman Lover"
will be presented in the Unversity Auditorium Friday and
Monday at noon. — ■	
The intriguing mystery dwells
upon the "University Student"
and the enigma that the "Pro-
fessor"V is annually thrown into
the theatrical acid bath by The
Players' Club, in the famous psychological drama, expects to stun
Frosh with blatant facts on
UBC's existence.
Frosh will be vividly shown
how a scienceman — and not
particularly an engineer — is
expected to behave. Pointers
\ are also given on a Freshette's
Eric Nicol, UBC's immortal
"Jabez" can sit back with a cynical grin when he realizes the
number of sweet lovelies his
play has saved from the Faculty
Action of the play resolves around Joe Beef — a student —
who is unbelievably noble. The
"innocent" Cassandra is in the
light of lurid lust.
The evil, greedy, jealous and
.almost cowardly Professor Brackish is thwarted   by    his Aunt
Nellie,   whose   alcoholic   stupor
sets the tone of the whole show.
An indignant butler and a
chorus of swear words round off
this "must" in artistic and educational theatre, the Players'
Club promises.
UBC Sends
Med Student
[To Docs' Talk
Daniel B. Konrad, third-
year medical student, has been
chosen to represent UBC at the
forthcoming Clinical Congress
of the American College of
Surgeons, to be held in San
Francisco, October 8 to 12,
University officials learned
The CCACS, the world's
largest meeting of surgeons,
will have representatives from
16 medical colleges in Canada
and the United States.
Dr. Rocke Robertson, head of
UBC department of surgery,
will also attend the Congress.
Konrad, whose home is in
Abbotsford, was elected by
his class to represent them at
the American College of Surgeons in Chicago this summer.
Initiated for  the  first time
this year, student participation
in  the  Congress  will  include   |
a number of   special sessions,   J
lectures,   discussions,    motion   j
picture    demonstrations    and
televised  clinics  covering  all
phases of surgical practice and
University Radio Society
will begin a noon hour "Music
Matinee" next Monday.
The programs will be broadcast in Brock lounge, will feature   a   different     announcer
each day.   They will be broad-
least from 12.35 to 1.30.
Mademoiselle Magazine is now
accepting applications from undergraduate women for membership in its 1956-57 College Board.
The magazine's College Board
Contest offers a chance (for the
freshmen as well as the senior)
at winning one of the twenty
Guest Editorships, a month on
the staff of Mademoiselle. Those
who are accepted on the College Board do two assignments
during the college year. Assignments give College Board Members a chance to write features
about life on their campus; to
submit art work and fashion as
well as feature, fiction or promotion ideas for possible use in
Mademoiselle; to develop their
critical and creative talents; to
discover their own abilities and
job interests; to win cash prizes;
and possibly publication for outstanding work submitted during
the contest.
The top twenty Guest Editors
will be brought lo New York
next June to help write, edit
and illustrate the August College issue. They will be paid
a regular salary for their omnth's
work, plus round-trip transportation to New York City.
November 30 is the deadline
for applying for College Board
Membership. This is the way you
do it: Write a 1500-word critique
of the editorial section in Mademoiselle's August 1956 College
issue (or later issue if you can't
get August.) A good critique
will tell something about your
attitudes, interests, how you express yourself.
Successful candidates will be
notified of acceptance on the
College Board before Christmas;
the first College Board assignment will apear in Mademoiselle's January issue.
For further information see
your Dean of Women or the
August, September, October or
November issue of Mademoiselle.
The 'Tween Classes Box has
moved upstairs, UCC official
Earl Hindley reminded students Wednesday.
The receptacle for club
notices for Ubyssey publication, formerly located outside
the UJjyssey office, is now upstairs and across the hall in
the AMS office, Hindley said.
The move occurred Monday,
after UCC agreed to handle
'Tween Classes notices, and
free Ubyssey staffers for
greater things.
Hindley said the new plan
is working out well. "We're
confident that things will work
out more efficiently," he said.
"But students who place
notices in the old box will miss
out on publication," Hindley
ATC Staff
The Anglican Theolagical
College, affiliated with the University of B.C., has two new
full time staff members this
fall, College principal Rev. H.
F. Woodhouse announced today.
Rev. H. B. Barrett will commence work as lecturer in New
Testament studies and Rev. N.
D. B. Larmonth will handle
public relations for the College.
Rev. Barrett, who will also act
as Dean of Residence, has recently returned from post-graduate
work at Union Seminary, New
York, and form an extensive
tour of Theological institutions
in  England  and the   continent.
Rev. Larmonth is an honorary
Doctor of Divinity of the College. He has varied and extensive experience in a number* of
parishes in Vancouver and other
parts of the province.
Both men are alumni of the
Anglican   Theological   College.
THE UBYSSEY      "~  ^^WW
have told us what the weather
really is going to be like today. However, we didn't
know the phone number, so
we just had to guest. But
since today is a hazing day,
we thought it would be nice
if the weather were sunny and
warm, because of all the underfed froth wandering
around the camput with scanty tack tkirtt and rolled-up
pant legt and the like.
raglan  style.
regularly selling for $75 to $85
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5 days delivery
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open Friday evenings till 9
Rid yourself of that runney-
nosed   look;   dig   the   UBC
scene in words of one syllable in . . .
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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" Vou lei « man kiss you just tecau*
you like him'."'
" Ve». but if I tOVE him I HELP.-
All textbooks are now on sale in the FIELD HOUSE,
immediately south of Brock Hall.
This FAST SERVICE Centre closes September 29th
. . . avoid the rush, get your books today!
Operated by the
UBC May Have An
Ice Arena In 1958
Geofrey Fanbelt
At old sports editors have an unfailing habit of being
noticeable among the ranks of the unemployed, the Ubys-
l tey it doing its bit to help out the Unemployment Intur-
ence Commission by taking on the undersigned.
We  are completely  unresponsible  for  his ravings.
We pay him, as it were, by commission.   We won't say
1       exactly what the commission is, but since he's been with
us, we've been kicking our way through an unprecedented
amount of pilsener labels.
Mr. Fanbelt was sports editor in '04.—Ed. Note.
Last Saturday, it being warm enough to crawl out of our recluse, we ambled out to Howie McPhee's to see what was advertised as a football game.
After spending two hours watching the Mustangs and the
'Birds, we couldn't help but come away with a few impressions.
We pass them on.
We thought the kicking honors of the day go to this guy MacKenzie, who belts a mean ball. Them Lions' scouts knew what
they were doing when they came along to the game.
But we need him more than the Leos do, so Clem, please don't
wave your offers of Cadillacs and cushy jobs in front of our boy.
The rest of our impressions were not, as Dick Beddoes would
say if he could spell it, "excstattic."
I    Birds indicated occasionally they understood what they were
doing, but in the sum  of things, they  were  all too  ignorant of
exactly how to go about it.
To qualify all this, as UBC sports-writers are forced to do by
their constant association with losing teams, let us say that the
Birds had a few excuses.
First of all, they had practised five days less than the Mustangs. In the early hours of the football season, five days can be
the moon.
And secondly, John Metras is an unmitigated liar. He came
west moaning the blues and mumbling the utter tragedy of the
Inadequacy of his farm-hands.
He didn't tell us that Bell, Langhorne, Casanova and Britton
were locomotives, that Turner was no slouch at quarter-back, or
that Western had as tight a pass defense as the Birds are in the
habit of meeting.
If he didn't have a great aerial defense, then the Birds' pass
offense was lousy. But we prefer to think Kronquist and Eustis,
in better days, might have connected with at least four more of
their heaves.
And the Birds badly suffered the loss of quarterback John
Morris. The Texas expatriate was expected to give the club some
of the finest master-minding in years.
His doctor, who thinks little of John playing with a bad back,
deflated the Birds' hopes the day before the game.
Eustis, who was kept out of the scene of things for weeks
with an injured leg, came in knowing only half the plays. Just
to watch him work for the Birds' few moments of glory made up
for the anquish of a wasted afternoon.
He took over in Bird territory and refused to stop marching
until he ran out of white lines. The kid is a gambler. In mid-
field, with third down and eight yards to go, he sent Bruce Eagle
through the line, for 20 lovely yards.
JACK NEWHART, Pacific Lutheran College fullback,
will pit his football know-how against the 195G edition
of the Thunderbird XI next Saturday afternoon when
the U.S. University openp the Evergreen Conference
schedule. Tne game is slated for 2:00 in the UBC Stadium.
New Gym Floor
For Students?
The Physical Education Department has been recently
hit by a rapidly-developing problem of trying to provide sufficient Gym accomodation for the College of Education students.
When commenting on the
situation, Dr. Osborne, head of
the Physical Education Department was quoted as saying: "I
think I am justified in asking
for a new gym, to accomodate
the Education students."
What Mr. Osborne suggested
was an addition to the east side
of the Men's Gymnasium, which
would handle many of the Intra-
Then a yard from pay-dirt, with the cheque seemingly eluding i "lur?s' as ™el1 as the "tude"t
-  -     -     - ^ ° ^ B  teachers.   The  extension   would
SfwAi ShoAiA
Pete Mullins, track coach, announced today that he will hold
a meeting for all who want to
participate in the coming meet.
The meeting is to be in Memorial
Gym noon in Room 212.
Last year's track stars, Jim
Moore and Jack Burnett will
participate in the meet which
will be held Saturday, October
6, at UBC stadium.
*       *       *
Bob Hindmarch,    director   of
the Birds thwarted grasps, he fired a jump  pass   to   end   John
The combination caught Western with their drawers dropped,
and things were looking happy indeed. You've heard the rest of
the tale by now, so we won't bore you with the sad details.
Birds flashed again when back Gerry Gray, behind some
magnificent blocking (and we use the word magnificent in all cognizance of its meaning, because we mean magnificent galloped
75 yards for UBC's second major.
Behind such blocking, Jackie Gleason could have scored.
Tuesday, on this page, the credit was given to end Ian Stewart,
but we suspect some others were involved. We may see double
when we're cut, but not in quadruples.
Suffice to say, if the Birds get downfield blocking like that
all year, the boys from below the border shall be some surprised.
Star-wise in the line, we would name Charlie Kules, who did
a lot of tackling; end Ron Stewart, who played a hard game for
1hose Lions scouts: and brother Ian, who besides the great block,,
thowed enough presence of mind to refrain from plastering a fist-! the Intramural competition, will.    , .   ,,    .
waving Mustang. hold a meeting in Room 212 of | ed to the leas" posslble amounts
In the backfield Jack Henwood stood out as the most vicious1 the War Memorial Gym on Fri
have a plain gym floor, of the
aproximate dimensions 60 x 90
Last year at normal school, the
education students were required
to have hours per week of gym
instruction classes included in
their curriculum. Now, because
of the lack of necessary gym
space, their time has been cut
to one hour per week to provide for other sports activities
to function normally.
The main target for this overpowering invasion of student
teachers on the Athletic scene,
has been the already too inadequate, Women's Gym. When the
College of Education moved in,
locker space was cut to a minimum, resulting in shared lockers;
a shortage of office space for the
P.E. staff was followed by the
eviction of the W.A.D. members
from their much-prized trophy
and meeting room; and all practice schedules of the several
basketball teams, and also the
UBC badminton team, were slic-
runner.    If his blockers can shake him loose, the ex-Blue Bomber
will pick up a few yards.
Eustis. for all his unfamiliarity with the Birds plays, showed
seme amazing calm in the face of the purple gale. But he would
do better to remember to tell his men whether he's going left or
right when he runs the bootleg. Them Yanks ain't as dumb as
the Meralomas.
Saturday the Birr1* can be consolated in knowing that worse  hour.   All interested players are
coming to worse, Pacific Lutheran won't be much tougher. I invited to turn out.
day noon.   All Intramural team'
managers are asked to attend.     \
*       *       * j
Men's Grass Hockey team is
holding a meeting on Friday,
September 28 in Arts 104 at noon !
The ever-present problem of
housing has now been centered
upon the Physical Education
Department. A new gymnasium would solve the problem
completely, but rising in its
place is the question of obtaining the necessary funds to complete such a plan.
Decision On
Rink Hoped
Next Month
by Dwayne Erickson.
A 750,000 dollar hockey rink
and indoor swimming pool
may be built on the UBC campus in the next two years. This
was disclosed by Dr. Bob Osborne, Head of the University
Physical Education department.
The hockey rink is part of a
sports arena proposed by a three
man committee set up by President N.A.M. MacKenzie to investigate the possibilities of such
a structure on the campus.
Dr. Osborne said that the
plans were approved by the committee and in the hands of the
President, who is very enthusiastic over the possibilities but has
not given his final word. Osborne
said that he hoped the president
and the buildings committee
would reach a final decision in
time for the three-man committee
meeting next month.
Mr. Osborne, also chairman of
the B.C. Centennial committee
said that he would like to see
UBC go along with the committee policy of every village, town
and city building a recreation
facility in time for the Centennial
celebration. "However," he said,
"approval and lack of funds may
prevent this."
If plans were approved, Osborne said funds would have to
come from a province-wide campaign and if possible from a
government grant. "There would
be no financial support from the
students," he said, "because of
their commitment to the Brock
Hall Extension."
This arena will be a great
boon to the Thunderbird hockey
squad. In the past few years,
the team has had to practice in
the Kerrisrdale rink. Practice
sessions were held from eleven
o'clock at night into the early
hours of the morning. Another
disadvantage was the distance
the rink was from the university..
These problems prevented UBC
from producing a hockey team
which could well be said to represent the university. As a result of this, the Birds have lost
the annual Hamber Cup series
with Alberta for the past several
years, as well as the Colorado
Last year the potential the
squad had was the best seen here
but lack of practice and shortage
of players was evident in the Cup
series with U of A and the Birds
lost out in the second overtime
period after putting up their
best fight in years.
"With this campus hockey
rink, it is a known fact, that
UBC would go down in the annuals as one of the best Hockey
talent-producing colleges of Canada.


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