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"Voluumne XL
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1956
No. 29
Redshirts Raise $1,000
Girl Injured in March of
Dimes  Football  Classic
First-string passing quarter-back for Home Ec., Ruth Flemmirig, sustained  a  broken
ankle in one of the most bruising Grey Cup games in the history of the classic.
Nurses, running out of split-T behind a gargantuan unbalanced line, humbled the home- j
makers 12-6 in Thursday's game.
■— -      -      --'.     The noon-hour effort was part'• —
Aggies
Mutilate
Redshirt
<
By BARRIE COOK
Lady Godiva fell from her
beer-bottle in a cloud of eggs,
flour, and miscellaneous rotten fruit, as the Aggie's cow
romped to victory in the chariot
race   at   noon  ye-terday.
Shortly before the race, the
lOodiva Go-Cart wa< stolen from
Jit's driver, John Wiginton, 4th
iChemical   Engineering,   bv   ten
of a Redshirt-sponsored blitz in
behalf of the March of Dimes.
Engineers report receipts of over
one thousand dollars on the days
events.
Home Ec. opened the game
with a dangerous aerial attack
that was cut short by the injury
of Miss Flemming. Running from
a T with options, they had diffi-;
culty sustaining an offense there-'
after.
LONE SCORE
Their lone score came when
.loan Lennox recovered a fumble
and crashed over from eight
yards   out.
"Tiny all played a terrific
game, and we wore really proud
of them," said coaches Pete
Brieger and Bruce Eagle after
the game. The girls threw them
in the lily pond anyway.
Behind   devastating   blocking,
Dizzy Day,
Engineers
Fogged Up
By BARRIE HALE
Hoo boy, them engineers! They
organize real good, hey!
First they figure to advertise
Grey Cup game in Ubyssey, then
they figure steal Ubyssey to sell
for March cf Dimes. Yeah, real
cool,   hey.
Five hundred
l"bys>eys. Seven
pie miss game
iloo boy!
Crowd arrives at game, beau- i
tiful clear sky. no fog. no teams.1
(Foresters  who threw  him  from j Nlirses  demonstrated   good   bJt; Calliope plays: eight bars Jingle
the   cart   and   dragged   it   from | control.   as   split-T   QB   Sheila
behind  the Chemistry  Building j Twentvman handled her charg-
P eop1e   buy
thousand   peo-
Organization.
[down to the Home Ec. building.
IBEASTLY
The machine, a red-and-white
jbeast mounted on a Model T
Ifront v\u\, was found by the
Engineers in the Home Ec. build-
ling and dragged up to the startling post on the Main Mall.
The Aggie's Cow. a lumbering
lox, built on the line? of a battle
|ship, was standing there, patiently disgorging great quantities of eggs, flour and rotten
vegetables to eager Aggies and
roresters.
IOUGH PARTY
The Engineers tried to retaliate by throwing logs, a six-by-
six and gas and oil over the
road. A member of the faculty
Korbade them from lighting the
(gas, and a croud of Aggies
stopped them from using the
llogs.
The race started  in a shower
if  debris  as  the  Aggie  drivers
pelted the Engineer "horses." The
(Engineers    disintegrated     when
lie Aggies started using natural
solid  fertilizer. The  Aggies  won
in a walkawav.
ing backfield with finesse, scoring on a quarterback pass-option
herself. The other Nursing major came on an off-tackle slant
from  five  yards  out.
EXPRESS PRIDE
Coaches Roy Jokanovich and
Charlie Kules also expressed
pride in their team, as Kules
receivd a victor's dunking in
the showers. Which showers, we
were not informed.
Stretcher bearers were in attendance,  and  Nurses  provided
their   own   cheer   leaders,   who
drew raucous applause from the i
crowd.
The game was jovially refer
eed by Thunderbird coach Frank \
Gnup,   who   somehow   managed
to esc.ipo unscathed after meting
out   the   majority   of   penalties
to the Nurses. )
PIE  THROWING j
Half-lime was devoted to the,
pie   throwing   that    lias   some-'
how become associated with aid
to crippled children on this campus.
Bells, twelve bars John Brown's
Body, four bars Jingle Bells,
Teams finally come. No sun, lots
and lots fog. No game for a
while.
Game starts; Nurses versus
Ho true Ec. Two well-endowed
schools. Nurses two-platoon,
powerful split-tee offense. Score
twice: off-tackle slant, quarterback option. Lots and lots cheering. Them nurses! Hoo boy1
Home Ec. offense no hell. Score
once. Them tailbacks.
Pie-throwing at half-time, hey.
Chinese auction. Bids for Jabour and MacDonald. Chinese
yen. Strawberry, lemon cream
pies. Chinese torture. Confusions
say:    "Hoo   boy,   Them   Engin-
! eers!"
i     Chariot  race  next,  hey.    Ag-
; gies beat Redshirts. Win with
eggsandgarbageahdmanure and
flourand stirruppumps. Hoo boy!
i     Crippled children? What crip-
! pled   children,   hey'.'
ROUGH BROADS GOOSE ENGINEER
Mock Parliment
Old Parties Gang Up
On NRP Defeat B.I I
Gerry Gouejon's National Reform Party went down to
resounding defeat in its first try at Mock Parliament Thursday
noon at the hands of vicious and spirited Social Credit, CCF,
Liberal and Conservative opposition.
The cries of Gouejon's staunch-~ '
supporters defending the pro- tion. The aim of the opposition
posed "Educational Assistance js to defeat any progressive leg-
Act" as "a great benefit to Can- islation put forth by any govern-
ada."   died   an   aponizing   death   ment."
5EMOCRACY
Circl'ng   the
m
the Aggies
lie 1 ted Engineers and onlookers
kvith  equal   impartiality.
Their infamous victory promp-
rl   Aggie   president   Bill   Davis
to  say:   "E.U.S.  has  become an-
iflier A.U.S. They can't do any-
liing. Engineers were good, but
he Aggies were just that  much
better.   It   has   become   obvious
hat  1   Aggie is equal to   15 Engineers.'
|     Competitive  bids
■ for   the   priviledge
Council   president
were taken
of smearing
Don   Jabour,
MP Fleming
To Defend
Conservatism
under the accusations of hardhitting and God-fearing opposition members that the bill
troyeci individual initiative
"demoralized the student."
STUDENT AID
"We  have  only  to   recall  the
expose   of   Vancouver's   call-girl
de>-   rac)<t,( tin-pp years ago to reali.'e
anc'   that there is little need for professionals.    Either there are too
many professionals or tie advor-
Tlie    bill    proposed    financial Users aren't doing a good enough
aid to university students in the job." he said, as members count-
form of Slot) per.subject drawn' ered   with  shouts  oi   "obscene!"
from S2o.000.000 set aside annu- and  "You  are  demoralizing   the
ally. House!"
The   bill   is   not   only   harmful FRASER  EJECTED
because   it   "chains"   the  student
i and   Red
■ Donald.
I     Tli
j eral
ihirt   chief   John   Mac
Donald Fleming. Conservative
M.P.   from   Toronto  and   one  of
' the four contenders for the Con-
e crowd, of which were sov-   sorvative leadership will present
old   ladies   who- looked   up i uR, ••('use for Conservatism"  UN
WANTED: Male, willing to
[ravel; must be clean cut. clean
living, like dancing, for first
Iryout Mardi Gras dancing team.
Rrock stage room noon today.
L)ver   5  foot   7.  Singers,   too.
from time to time from their
knitting, saw Jabour go on the
block for $5.75, He drew Raspberry Cream pie, and pronounced: "Mumpli. Ver' good. Ver'
tasty,"
MacDonald brought S71.50.sixty-six dollars of which was a
check from the Engineer's Smoker. He was gleefully clobbered
with Coconut Cream pie. 'MacDonald just adores Coconut
Cream pic.
day in Arts  100 at noon.
Mr. Fleming has been one of
the opposition's foreign policy
speakers and recently lashed
out at American foreign policy.
In the pipeline di bate Fleming
became the tirst member to be
named by a speaker in over 12
years.
He flew in last night from the
special session of parliament, to
start his campaign for the nomination on the coast.
to Canada for five years after
graduation, the opposition maintained." b it it also gives the individual a chance to avoid summer work, meaning ihat he has
no chance to see how the country and business operates."
HEAVY BURDEN
CO? speakers  stated  tiiat   the
act  would   be   "a   heavy  burden turn   u
on   taxpavors   who   are   already nation."
overburdened   with   defense   ex- "We  cannot  advance  cronnm-
peiiditures." ieally,    socially    or    spiritually
"f   am   shocked,"   LLP   leader without education," he said. Ymt
Jim   McFarlane   interjected,   "lo will   bv   doing   your   countiy   a
hear a socialist say that we give great  service    lay     passing     t'mi
so much  to  arms that  we  can't bill,"
afford to give anything to educa- They didn't.
The shouting reaclu d i'.s pitch
as inspirited Derek fraser was
ejected from the House by
-peaker  Rill  Marchak.
"There arc students all ,.cn>.--;
Canada who don't nave luiu'i to
enable them to enjoy higher
education," Gouejon said. "I'llis
bill should have been introduced
at least 100 years ago. It will
into   an    industriali/t d PAGE TWO
THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, November 30, 1956
THE   UBYSSEY      Neutral Blindness?
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received.
Is 'Uncommitted India
Committed To Russia?
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF    	
Managing Editor  .. Pai Russell
Business Manager.  Harry Yuill
CUP Edilor Marilyn Smith
Pholo Edilor .. Fred Schrack
SENIOR EDITOR
SANDY ROSS
Cily Editor ...... Jerry Brown
Sports Editor Ken Weibe
Feature Editor, R. Kent-Barber
File Editor   Sue Ross
    DAVE  ROBERTSON
Reporters and Desk. Olio Worm, Mike Ravnor, Hank Hawthorn, Helen Zukowski, Barrie Cook, Barrie Hale, Bill Caldcr-
wood, and Murray Ritchie.
Sports: Ian Todd, Ralph Croizier, Dwayne Erickson.
Guest Editorial
More Facts, Please
An ancient Hindu proverb tells of four blind men who
stumbled over something. One felt something smooth and
pointed and thought, "a spear." The second fell something
solid and rough to the touch and thought, "a wall." the third
felt something smooth and flexible and thought, " a snake."
The fourth felt sornething rough to the touch and round and
thought, "a tree." Actually they had stumbled upon an elephant and the first man felt its tusk, the second its side,
the third its trunk and the fourth man one of its legs. Which
goes to show the danger of jumping to conclusions without
examining all the evidence.
Since 1948 the United States has spent five hundred million dollars for propaganda, chiefly in an attempt to turn
the tide of world communism, (see "Billions. Blunder and
Boloney." by E. W. Castle). Much of this stream of propaganda has been directed against those countries which lie
just on the other side of the "iron curtain." Hungary, since
the Occupation Forces moved out of Austria, has been such
a country.
For twenty five years, since 1919, Hungary existed under
a fascist regime led by Horthy. There was strong anti- Jewish feeling in the country from the earliest days of Horthy,
and this feeling increased in intensity with the years. In 1927,
a treaty of friendship was signed with Mussolini. The Encyclopedia BriUanica says this of Gyula Gombos, who became
PresidenfMinister in 1932: "(he was) notorious for his fascist, aati-semitic and military views, and in foreign policy
the prophetic adherent of an "axis" to consist of Hungary,
Italy and Germany." In 1938, Hungary pledged her full
support to Hitler, and during the Second World War fought
on the side of the Nazis against the Allies.
•After only eight years of communist rule, there are still
strong facist elements in the country. There is also a large
middleelass which has been dispossesed of much of its
wealth, and a large number of students who, as in most
European countries, are always eager to express their radical
ideas by demonstrating and other means. Propaganda has
been directed to these three groups particularly and these
are the most likely people to start a rebellion. A revolt, to be
successful, must have a large supply of arms. Who supplied
the Hungarian rebels with weapons?
In the "Vancouver Herald" of Nov. 1st appeared this
U.P. report:
'It was fairly obvious that the Hungarian revolution has
been planned for months—or even years—but one big question remained unanswered by the rebels fighting for freedom.
'T asked the question everywhere I turned, but each
time the answer was only a stoney silence. The question:
'•How  did  you   get  so  many  guns?"
"... We had them," the rebel colonel replied sharply.
"You mean you've been planning this uprising for a long
time, getting ready, been waiting?" I pressed. There was no
answer."
Certainly the communists did not supply them. It is possible that weapons were secreted across the Austrian-Hungarian border by the West? It seems ridiculous to spend five
hundred million dollars mainly to stir up discontent in these
communist countries, and then when all the makings are
there for a revolt, not to supply the rebels with weapons.
It is rather disquieting to think aobut this, the implications
are so grave. For many lives have been lost in the efforts
of the Hungarian and Russian armies to quell the revolt.
If this whole thing has been planned by the West, on
can understand America's constrenation at Britain's sudden
move in Egypt as this move robbed the Hungarian revolt of
much publicity. Certainly the Western powers have played
the situation to the full, even to thi- extent of having refugees arrive in New Jersey with. l.iwr. paper wrapped around
their feet in place of shoe-. This is p; lulermg to emotionalism carried  to its extreme.
If the Western powers feel justified in sacrificing Hungarian lives to stop the advances of communism, that is a
matter for our leaders' own conscience, but I object to their
attempts to pull the wool over our eyes.
—KEN  HODKINSON,  ARTS   1.
THE NEW REPUBLIC
'How can you justify India's
double standard on colonialism?'' Answering a Canadian
television interviewer. Nehru's
biographer Frank Moraes did
not pretend to justify. "To be
candid." he said, "it's a question of color. When a white
man oppresses a colored man,
that to us is colonialism."
Less than six weeks later thc
conjunction of the Suez and
Hungarian crises caught India
with its double standard exposed a.s it had never been before.
Yet behind India's UN vole
with the Soviet Union on Russian troop withdrawals from
Hungary lies more than a
"question of color." Indeed, if
irrational racism did in fact
determine Indian diplomacy
there would be little reason lo
hope for improvement in India's  relations   with   thc  West.
Prime Minister Nehru's three
days in Washington beginning
December 16 could be written
off before his arrival. It is precisely because Indian behavior
docs invariably have an explanation (if not justification)
in the real politik of her own
national interest that the terms
of a long range friendship can
be negotiated.
India's vote on Hungary, for
example, arose in part from
doubts over the extent of the
U.S. commitment to Pakistan
in the dispute over Indian occupied Kashmir. Nehru feared
that Pakistan—with possible
U.S. support — would seize
upon the precedent of UN
election.* for application in
Kashmir.
TWO REALITIES
India confronts two basic
realities in her foreign relations, and it is these realities,
n i) I emotional "Asianism,"
which in the final analysis decide policy.
The first is the proximity of
thi' Soviet Union, coupled with
growing Soviet influence in
Afghanistan and in restive
Pakhtoon tribal areas adjacent
to Kashmir.
Second is the three-cornered
Moslem problem -— Pakistan,
Kashmir, and India's own 40
million Moslem minority.
It was to give the Indian
Moslems a homeland that the
British carved out Pakistan 10
years ago. But while 60 million Moslems form the new
state,   40   million   Moslems   re
mained in India—and to surrender Moslem Kashmir, which
is literally in the middle, would
in the Indian view vindicate
the theocratic basis of the partition and touch off new anti-
Moslem civil war inside India.
TENSION AGGRAVATED
Paradoxically, the United
States, acting in the name of
collective security, has only
aggravated the tension between India and her neighbors.
Arms aid to Pakistan, one of
Secretary Dulles' most pointed
repudiations of Truman policy,
gave thc Soviet Union its pretext to penetrate Afghanistan
and the strategic Pakluooa
tribes.
EXTRICATE
Should the President decide
to extricate the United States
from South Asia's family quar-
rel, then the agenda for Nehru's visit automatically broadens. For a cancellation of the
Pakistan Pact would signal
over-all revision of U.S. policy
to neutrals—leading in turn to
expanded U.S. economic aid to
South Asia. In return, the US
could with justice press upon
India our view that friendships
are not nurtured on double
standards of morality.
Nehru's   Vacillation:
the   West's   Opportunity ?
THE REPORTER
A comparative study in timing provides an insight into the
nature of Asian noncommittal-
ism. The British-French intervention in Egypt—not to argue
its merits here — drew instant
denunciation from New Delhi
and a formal protest to London
and Paris.
But the Soviet onslaught on
Hungary, a rather more obvious exercise in savage colonialism, was evidently not the sort
of thing on which a statesman
of lofty spirit, such as Prime
Minister Nehru, passes hasty
judgment.
MOWED DOWN PEOPLE
The Hungarian rebellion
started in late October. By the
end of the month Russian tanks
were pounding Budapest and
mowing down its people.
On November 1 the Hungarian government notified the
United Nations of its demand
on Moscow to get Soviet trofcps
out of the country.
On the second it was pleading with the Security Council
to help launch negotiations to
that end. By the fourth, at the
height of the rebellion, the UN
General Assembly called on
the Soviet government to desist
and  withdraw its forces.
India abstained.    No instructions,     its     representative  explained,  had  come  from  New
Delhi.
OFFICIAL  REACTION
The Times of India remarked
with an air of puzzlement, "Official reactions to developments in Hungary are, strangely enough, not forthcoming."
And V. K. Krishna Menon, that
waspish champion of international righteousness, had no
comment for reporters inquiring as to his views on the massacre.
BROKE SILENCE    *
In short, it was not until November 5 that Nehru broke his
silence, and then lie carefully
linked the Soviet's dark deed
with the British-French attack
on Suez.
Without even mentioning the
Soviet Union by name, lie ruefully rioted that the five principles pledging noninterference
in another nation's affairs and
signed by Russia, among others,
were "mere words without any
meaning to some countries who
claim the right of deciding pro
blems by superior might.''
On the same occasion his
Education Minister denounced
Britain and France but mentioned the USSR only to praise
its new policy of "liberation."
DISPASSIONATE
Even more restrained andl
dispassionate was the reaction.)
of the Indonesian government,!
which had swiftly called an I
emergency meeting of its Par-|
liament to condemn the "aggression against Egypt" but asl
late as November 5 was unablel
to take a position on Hungary!
because reports from Budapest|
were still "too vague."
On the ninth a carefullyl
worded statement came froml
Jakarta expressing "regrets''!
over the "involvement'' of So-|
viet troops in Hungary.
Ceylon and Burma, like India, abstained in the U.N. Gen-|
eral Assembly, though the Cey-
lonese    Prime    Minister    latcrl
condemned the Soviet action.
All in all, it has been a badl
time for those Americans whol
are addicted to swooning over!
the spiritual superiority of thel
holier-than-thou prophet-states-1
men from the mysterious East.
Letters to the Editor
UNJUSTIFIED
The Editor,
The Ubyssey:
The decision of the students'
council to debar Parliamentary
Forum from sposoring any further Mock Parliaments in the
Brock Lounge, reflects on the
majority of the councils inability to recognize the importance of the Political Clubs on
campus.
I feel that these clubs bene-
members, but alsa assist to develop a sense of responsibility
and subsequently a maturer
attitude  in   the  student  body.
Parliamentary Forum was accused of •■jumping on the bandwagon." which I epresum
means the opening of the Brock
Lounge one noon hour each
week for club activities. Might
I point out that this club was
one of the Driino instigators in
fit   no*   only   their   resepct've
urging this deceision, for it is I
in this place alone that a house I
can be set up resembling either!
the House of Commons or the|
Provincial   Legislature.
I extend a cordial invilationl
to the members of the councill
to attend  the  next Mock  Parliament on Nov. 29, in the hope
that  they   will   recognize thei
responsibility   to   the   Political
Clubs, which have a combinec
membership of over 300.
Chris Maule. Friday, November 30, 1956
THE     UBYSSEY
PAGE THREI
Tie far
Since Station CJOR has
placed ballot boxes all over
campus requesting students
to list their "ten favourite
hits" for the "Theme For
Teens" program people have
been tugging at our ankles
and begging us to name OUR
favourites.
"Mississippi Mud"  by  Sonny Clapp and    his    Band O
Rhythm is our favourite" Ihey
cried. "What's yours?"
"Read it in our column,"
we replied, laughing gaily,
"And don't forget to visit the
Tie Bar, 712 West Pender, for
all your Christmas cravat
needs."
And so here, students, is
the Tie Bar's choice of ihe Top
Ton on ihe UBC Hit-Parade.
1.—The Last Throes of
Sommers — Wacky Bennett
and his Six Fat Baptists.
2—Davy, Davy Fultcn, The
King of the Mild Frontier —
Terry O'Brien and His Seven
Gory Tories.
3.—Borgia On My Mind —
The Food Services All—Girl
Orchestra, featuring Charlotte
Black and her Magic Carrot-
Dicer.
4.—Who Threw the Twong-
Pouch In Gordon Wismer's
Pork Barrel? — Jimmy Sinclair and His Seven Silly Salmon Roe.
5.—They Don't Love Liber-
ac? In Sodom and Gomorrah
—Phil Spitalny and His Six
Sputum  Cups.
6.—Praise The Lord and
Pass the Pipeline—E. C. Manning and His Men.
7—You'll Wonder Where
the Fellah Went—By Anthony
Eden and His Gaza Strip
Stompers.
8.—Drink To Me Only With
Calgary Ryes—Bobby Bonner
and His Temperance Ten.
St.—Red Tails In the Sunset—By the Grosbeak Birdwatchers Society Male Chorus.
10.—That Colton-Pickin'.
Banjo Sirummin', Magnolia
Munchin', Steamboat Ridin',
Pickaninny Singin', Possum-
Killin', Blue Grass Chewin',
Sorghum Lappin', Mammy-
Lovin', Bourbon Sippin', Levy
Stompin', Ever Lovin' Southland of Mine—By Olaf Nord-
strool and His Swinging Swedes.
* *       *
And for the jolliest in Old
Sanata's jolly bag of Christmas goodies, it's TIE BAR
TIES from jolly, roly-poly,
cotton-pickin' Doug Hillyer,
712 West Pender.
* *       *
THE      TIE      BAR
712 West  Pender
MARDI GRAS IN THE UNDERWORLD is theme for
this year's Greek Letter Society Annual Charity ball at the
Commodore. Choreagrapher Bev Underbill watches a.s Dru
Brooks practices for ".sophisticated danoc."
PITMAN OPTICAL
LTD.
# Specialists in frame
styling
# Prescriptions   duplicated
# Safety lenses
# Contact  lenses
# Repairs
'tween dosses
Flatfoot Frolic
Cancelled by Fog
TODAY
THE  FLATFOOT  FROLIC
sponsored by the Dance Club
has been cancelled due to the
fog. People with tickets will be
reimbursed in the clubroom.
ff. rf. *f*
GREAT TREK — Meeting of
the Greater Vancouver Area
Committee will be held in Arts
105 at   12.30 today.
•t* *r *i*
MUSIC APPRECIATION Club
will meet today at noon in the
North Brock Music Room. Discussion and comparison of the
works of Dimitri Shostakovich
will be held.
ACADEMIC     CONFERENCE1
committee will hold a meeting
to discuss organization at 2.30
today in the Board Room of thc
Brock. I
•T* T* ^T I
MARDI GRAS—Men's Chorus
Line tryouts will be held today
in the Brock Stage Room at
12.30.
•*•        •¥• *T*
CAMERA CLUB will hold a
meeting in Arts 204 at noon today lo discuss next terms pro-\
gram. Please bring prints from
the last Portrait session. Prof.
Belyea will outline the spring,
salon. I
!f\ }f. ff. ,
THE PEP CLUB will hold an
executive meeting in the club
room on Monday at 12.30. This
is Ihe last meeting for the year,
so please attend.
Deadline for 'Tween Classes
is 1.30 p.m. on day prior to
publication.
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THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, November 30, 1956
yyiovi&A.
Since the last appearance of
the Critic's Page in the Ubyssey, charges ranging from conceit to cussedness to cupidity
have been levelled at me. Something is wrong. I don't think
you people understand me. I
think I'm a discerning critic,
an exciting writer, and rather
a nice fellow.
But many of you, apparently
are so bedazzled by my technical brilliance that you cannot
see that my concepts are valid
and that mine is a mature and
important talent. You want
me to assume the death pall of
a Wedman or a Kirkwood, can
the funny stuff, and feed you
straight goods.
But after all, most movies
ARE awful, and to review
them in a sober, objective manner, in cold blood, as it were,
must surely try sorely the patience of both critic and reader.
So I strain my creative faculties to the fullest to prepare for
you pleasant, digestible little
tidbits — but you will not say
amen. I am most in need of
blessing — wherefore will you
not say amen?
If I am to entertain and instruct you good folk in matters
cinematic, I must first be assured of your intelligence and
good faith. So far, I've found
little evidence of either.
,GIANT ain't no hell. T'aint
even much of a spectacle. It's
bumbling, uneven and disjointed, and James Dean is unfortunately so consummate an artist
as to make anyone acting with
him look like that rather inferior animal, a movie star. Liz
(hoo-ee! those hips!) Taylor
certainly acts as well as she
ever has, maybe even better in
a couple of scenes, and Rock
Hudson comforts himself with
some dignity, but Dean is the
only actor to illumine every
scene in which he appears, the
only actor with that magic that
compels a breathless scrutiny
of his every move and word.
He seems a sure bet for an Oscar.
The supporting players, particularly Mercedes McCam-
bridge and Dennis Hopper, are
all fine, but knock themselves
out as they may, the actors
can't overcome the screenplay's
disunity and tie their various
episodes together. There are
some good scenes, such as the
funeral for the young Mexican
soldier, and, earlier in the gargantuan proceedings, the breakfast-table scene in Maryland,
but the whole of the picture
falls short of the sum of its
parts, chiefly. I think, because
it never decides just what it
is. or what it is trying to do.
THE MOUNTAIN, a Hem-
ingwayish tale of alpine deer-
ing-do, features Robert Wagner, a very bad actor, and
Spencer "leatherniug" Tracy,
a very good one.
If we can judge by this movie, R. J.'s poppa's cabbage i.s
the only thing keeping the kid
employed moviewise. As Tracy's determinedly schizoid brother, he struggles to portray
twelve different kinds of runny   alien,   and   succeeds  only
Relax, It's All Hopeless Anyhow
COMFORT ME WITH APPLES; a novel by Peter De
Vries, published by Little, Brown and Co., N.Y.
Who followed the Lost Generation and the War Generation? According to Peter De Vries, it was and is the Dull
Generation. Of such, at any rate, are the frittering flaneurs that are the principle characters of his novel
PSYCHOSOMATIC MANIFESTATIONS of a severe repression i.s the diagnosis says Dr. Freud to pretty Penny
Gaston. Paul Fritz is the psychoanalyst in Thursday, Friday, Saturday—the Varsity revue appearing in the Auditorium tonight and  tomorrow  night.
in imitating a surly playboy in
his cups. It's a great pity he
couldn't have been killed off
earlier, and Tracy left to bear
the burden of the acting alone.
Ol' Spence is eminently up to
such a task.
He is cast as a broken down
Swiss peasant, always a little
afraid of the mountain he so
magnificently conquers. It is
the ultimate    in    sympathetic
roles, with dialogue out of
Hemingway and action thrills
from Boys' Own Annual. It all
sits well on Tracy, who conquers both mountain and corn,
and, ultimately (and this IS a
feat), even the unrelentingly
ferocious vJoyssey critic, I'm
backing him for the Academy
Award.
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Mr. De Vries has, for the
past few years, been a leading humorist for The New
Yorker, and seems most likely
to best fill the silence left as
vollies from the pens of E. B.
White and James Thurber continue to diminish. It is with
the broad strokes of the humourist that he sketches this
new generation.
Chick Swallow, the novel's
narrator, asserts in the first
paragraph: "... Man is not
a donkey lured along by a
carrot dangling in front of his
nose, but a jet plane propelled
by his exhaust," and the novel
proves to be an exfoliation of
the process that changes the
carrot into the exhaust.
Chick and his friend. Nickie
Sherman, pass through adolescence avoiding responsibility
and effort with a sort of fin-
de-siecle finesse, confounding
their parents with such lanquid
observances as: "Instead of
coming to one's senses . . .how
more delightful to let one's
senses come to one."
Chick's nebulous hopes for
a life of benign physical
agrandizement begin to dim
when Crystal Chickering, a
girl whose platform is in fine
shape, but whose upstate returns are disappointing, accepts the proposal of marriage
that he makes in an ectasy
of gratitude over the fact that
their extracurricular activities
have not rendered her pregnant. Four years of college
and a year of inactivity devoted to painlessly estranging
Crystal do not avail, and, muttering "I'll wend my maze,"
Chick marries the girl and
settles down to life in Decency, Conneticut.
When Crystal's father dies,
Clvck assumes his position
on the local paper, that of authoring The Lamplighter, an
advice column whose cardinal
feature is the Pepigrams. The
youth who had said: "There is
only one thing worse than
not having children, and that
is having them," now finds
himself grinding out such Peps
as: "If you keep your sleeves
rolled up, you won't get so
much on the cuff," and "To
turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones, pick up your
feet." to support a wife, two
children, a sister, a mother,
and a brother-in-law—•his old
fellow  bolevardicr,   Nickie.
Mr. De Vries misses few
tricks a s he 1 o a d s Chick
through the pitfalls and oblivion of a solid, statistical,
bourgeois life. Describing the
Bit; Lull, he almost always
achieves the Big Laugh as
Chick eventually comes to
struggle to maintain the very
morality that stifles his few
claims to individuality, and
finally becomes inextricably
entrenched in the middle class,
his   boulevardier   aspirations
CRITICS CRITIC
Editor,
The Critic's Page:
"He draweth out the thread
of his verbosity finer than the
staple of his argument," quoth
the bard. Were it not for the
lapse of centuries, Shakespeare
may  well have been  refering
to   the   latest   Hollywood-style
production by the Critic's Page
of  the   Ubyssey.  As   usual,  it
takes the form of a dramatic
monologue who as star proves
he hasn't improved his ability
to portray the type of character I
he seems addicted to—a movie
critic. Although heroic attempts |
are made by the Queen's English and the Reputation of thel
Ubyssey   in   supporting   roles, |
they fail to  mitigate the misdirected activities of the lead4|
The  vehicle   becomes   a   showcase    of    verbal    pyrotechnics |
which flare and fizzle their devious ways from one  slipshod|
scene  to  the  next.
Not that Mr. Matthews lacksl
talent—he has talent  aplenty.|
But he wouldn't find more fulfillment in a humourous char-l
acterization or some other buf-l
foonery more congenial to thisl
talent? He obviously lacks thel
sensitivity  and  understanding!
necessary for interpreting thisl
admittedly difficult role. It is!
not a portrayal which can be|
reduced to a formula but requires instead a versatility oil
expression suitable to each newl
opus.     Such     a     consistently!
heavy - handed  and  unsympathetic treatment of the subjectl
matter loses its novelty when!
viewed for the third or fourth!
time.   Furthermore,    a    lively!
show can be achieved without!
resorting   to   disreputable   orl
flamboyant dialogue which con-j
veys nothing of value to the|
audience.   Conceivably  his  interpretation   is   a   lesser   evill
than that of those actor-critics!
who   hide   their   meanings   inl
pedantic obscurity. At least ourl
critic offsets his profound jno-T
ments  by  titillating   the   Goddamn lowbrows as they watch|
breathlessly    for    samples    ol
blasphemy or off-ocolour innuendo. What is accomplished by
attaching vulgar, little-boy ap-j
pellations  to  the  persons  and|
characters    of   everyone    connected   with   his   subjects   beH
yond   me.   Such    usage   couk
be governed 'by its aoplicatior
to the theme and not   used as
tawdry  exhibitionism  to earr
an  otherwise  weak  and  nausoH
at ing performance.
Ted Nicholson, ArtsllJ
CRITIC'S PAGE EDITOR
DEBBIE GREENBERG
becoming a whimpcri:-. >, "once
was."
Chick states it very well ear-|
ly in the book — "Relax, everything   is   hopeless."
BARRIE   HALE Friday, November 30, 1996
THE     UBYSSEY
PAGE FIVE
LIVED IN HUNGARY
THEO REPEL, Choral Society's new director helps three members of the eighty-five
voice choir prepare for the Christmas concert "Christmas In Son?"  which  is being
presented in collaboration with S.C.M. and
V.C.F. in aid of th^ Hungarian Scholarship
Fund. rFom left ot right: Theo Repel, Mer-
vin Watson, Gwyneth McArravy, and
Yvonne Tasaka.
Varied Programme Featured
At Choral Society Concert
On Thursday, December 6, at 12:30 in the auditorium the Choral Society, S.C.M. and
V.C.F. will present "Christmas In Song." The  cost i.s 25c and all the proceeds go to the
Hungarian Scholarship Fund.
Tho concert will be directed    ~ "     	
by Choral Society's new director. Mr. Theo Repel. Besides such traditional carols
as "Joy to the World," the
choir will sing many unusual
carols as "Carol of the Drum"
and   'Carol o fthe Bells."
A Polish carol "God is
Born," a spiritual "Listen to
the Lamfos" and a Canadian
carol "Quiet Chamber" will
aLso be sung. Mussoc's quartet
singing "Go Tell It On The
Mountain" proves to be very
entertaiining.
The soloists are Thora Hawkey and Mervin Watson. Professor Les Crouch of, Mines
and Metallurgy will play the
Hammond Organ. This organ
has been loaned to Mussoc
specially  for  this   concert.
Cathy Nicoll of the Stu-
den's Christian Movement and
Glen Baker of the Varsity
Christian Fellowship are doing
the Bible readings.
The concert will culminate
with Handel's magnificent
"Hallelujah Chorus."
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Hungary Fund
Proceeds from next Thursday's noon-hour Christmas
concert, presented by UBC's embryo Choral Society, will
be given to the World University Service fund to bring
three Hungarian refugee students here next year, officials
have announced.
Two religious groups on the campus, Varsity Christian
fellowship and Student Christian Movement, have lent
their support to the project. SCM has already sponsored
a clothing drive in connection with Hungarian relief.
All profits made from the concert next Thursday will
go toward providing room and board and incidental expenses of the three Hungarian students.
Transportation to Vancouver of the Hungarians will
be paid for by the Federal Government.
Total cost of bringing the refugee students to UBC is
estimated at $2,000.
If more than the required amount is accumulated by
various fund-raising projects, World University Service
will endeavor to bring one or two 'more Hungarian refugee
students to UBC for the 1957-58 term.
Part of the religious ceremony at the Choral Society's
Christmas concert will be taken by Charles Hamori a Hungarian student taking a course in theology at UBC.
Special prayers for Hungarian rebels now suffering
from Russian aggression will be said at the concert.
The concert will be presented during the long noon-
hour on Thursday, December 6.
Director An
Unusual Man
By ROSEMARY KENTBARBER
UBC's unusual Musical Society naturally has a most
unusual person for its Choral Director.
Teo Repel has combined the careers of school teacher,
farmer, soldier and cellist to come up with a warm fascinating personality.
Born in Poland, he studied
the cello at the Conservatory
of Music in Cracow while attending social science classes
at Cracow's University. He
graduated in 1939, concurrently with the Germans invading Poland.
Escaping to Hungary he lived there for six months and retains "warm memories of the
most friendly and hospitable
people on earth." "Hungary
was a free country then," Mr.
Repel said. "I wish there was
some way we could help her
to be free today but the only
thing we can do is to send relief in the form of money."
Mr. Repel conducts the
UBC choral society in an Hungarian Relief concert on December 6.
When Hungary in her turn
was invaded by Germany, Mr.
Repel escaped to Yugoslavia
and from there to France
where he joined the Free Polish Army. After the fall of
France he escaped via a stolen
bus, bicycles, a lorry and a
British coal ship to England
where he became an apprentice school instructor for the
RAF.
In 1948, he and his wife,
a former Scottish school teacher, decided to emigrate to
Canada. Only method of entry was to become a farmer so
he industriously studied agriculture and, upon arrival in
Vancouver bought a Lulu Island farm.
"Farming didn't work out,"
Mr. Repel said, after a series
of jobs including work with a
distillery firm and a saw mill
among others, he went to Vancouver's Normal School. Today he teaches music at John
Oliver High School and over
the years had directed many
city choral groups.
"I started doing that 25
years ago in Cracow," he said,
"and I'm still at it today.
"It's the most wonderful thing
in the world to work for and
with people who like to sing."
Mr. Repel must mean what
he says because a quick check
of choral groups he presently
directs includes the CBC sing-
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History
Colorful
Mussoc, the second oldest
club on campus, has started a
ne wchoir to take the place of
the Glee Club — the Choral
Society. The Choral Society,
which is over 80 voices strong,
is directed by Mr. Theo Repel.
Mr. Repel's direction has been
nothing short of inspirational.
This year the Choral Society
is attempting not only a much
greater variety of music but
also music of a higher calibre.
The choir is building up a
repertoire ranging from oratorio to light classics and novelty tunes. Their first concert, which was for the Alumni Homecoming Tea, was a
great success. The alumni
were especially impressed
with Theo's new arrangement
of "Alma Mater" in the Bach
style. Besides presenting
Christmas In Song" next
Thursday in aid of the Hungarian Scholarship Fund the
Choral Society will sing on
CBC's "Parade of Choirs" on
Friday, December 14, at 10.30
p.m. There is also a possibility that the choir will go on a
tour to Chilliwack and Vancouver Island points next
spring.
Besides the Choral Society
Mussoc will be producing its
27th operetta — George Gershwin's "Girl Crazy."
"Girl Crazy" will appeal
not only to the Redshirts but
also to all those who enjoy
such Gershwin tunes as "I've
Got Rhythm" and "Embrace-
able You." The show is scheduled for next February.
ing City Hall Choir, the Polish Quartet and of course,
UBC's Choral group in the Musical Society, which he conducts in a Hungarian Relief
Concert on December 6.
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HSJtA. PAGE SIX
THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, November 30, 1951"
FIRST HOME GAME
UBC Chiefs
Piay Oarsmen
By BRUCE ALLARDYCE
A weakened Rowing Club side
will provide the oppoail ion for
Varsity's undefeated XV at Varsity Stadium on S'-ituiVay in ihe
feature game of the .Miller Cup
schedule.    Game time  is  2 p.m.
UBC Braves, landers in the
second division, iv.vl Fx-Tach
Seconds on Balaclava Park at
1.30. Tomahawks t.inglc with
Kats in what should lie a close
match at Balaclava following
the Brave game. Redskins meet
Meralomas at 1.30 at Connaught
and Papooses will be looking for
their third straight win against
Ex-Brits Seconds at Douglas
Park.
Student support, of Varsity
rugby this year has been apathetic, as usual, and now that the
UBC fifteen has begun playing
its names in the Stadium, a little
more 'import might be in order.
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Spectators can expect to see
iha tinest rugby played in Vancouver for years. The Varsity
attack is wide open, featuring a
great variety of manoeuvres —
USE THAT A-CARD.
TO NANAIMO
Bird Pucksters
Play Clippers
The once-strong oarsmen have
been doormat of the league this
year and a're without a vin in
their last four outings. Ex-Brittania beat them 22-3 last week.
Vietch Gets
Tough Job
When basketball coach Jack
Pomfret gave Laurie Vietch a
spot on the Varsity five, he> must
have seen some talent in the
6' 3" Alberni bred basketballer.
Laurie got orie of the toughest
assignments of any on t he club.
Take over where John McLeod
left off.
But, looking over Vietch's past
record, Pomfret saw that he had
the credentials to handle the
heavy task.
Laurie started playing basket-,
ball   in   high   school   and   then
graduated   to   the   Alberni   Athletics.
Following '.".' years experience
with the A's he came to Varsity |
and grabbed a spot on the J. V. i
club   last   season. ;
He was on coach Dick Penn's i
clutch players and was a big'
factor in trying to raise the low I
spirit the club acquired by los-
LAURIE   VIETCH
ing several of their games in the
early part of the year.
Vietch has proved himself as
one of the best defensive stars
on the club this year. And Pom-
fret's olans are to build a strong
defensive unit.
This is why, along with his
height and offensive ability.
Laurie figures in Pomfrct's plans
for t he '57 edition of the 'Birds.
VARSITY FENCING
CLUB WINS MATCH
The UBC fencing team met
some lough competition last
week in it's first trip of the
season.
Washington State College of
Pullman fielded an "A" team
which was too much for our
relatively unpublicized UBC
squad when the U.S. whipped
Varsity 4-2.
However, UBC had more
success against the Pullman
"B" team with a convicing
5-1 win.
Hans Rainer and Rod Palmer made up the Varsity squad.
UBC ice-hockey will travel
meet Nanaimo Clippers in jhe
lost their first encounter 8-2.
Hopes for n win ;jre high in
the Bird eami) in spite of the
former lo.'s. Nanaimo i.s in a
•'soft" league and the Birds have
polished off all the "rust" evidenced in their first loss.
Forum All-stars from Vancouver tied the Clippers last week1
and  "if they  can  tie  them,  we
can beat them" seems to be the
feeling. ,
Probable starting lineup will
be Gordie Mundle and Mike Gir-
oday at defence: "Red" Robertson. Mike Church and Brian
Judge on the forward line: and
Mike Tenslev in the net.
to Nanaimo Saturday as 'Birds
second same of a .series. 'Birds
Tensley is giving Howie Thomas, goalie for Varsity for three
years, a tough battle for first
string goalie. Tensley got a
shutout in the first game of the
year and will tend the net on
this exhibition tour.
In league play the Birds are
just holding their own. They
have won three and lost three
for third place standing.
WCL STANDING
W L T GA GF Pts
Burns .3    2    1    P 15    7
RCU    3    2    1  12 19    7
UBC 3    3    0 11  13    6
Harwood        2    4    0 26 11    4
Chiefs Admitted
To Penitentiary
MORE WOMEN'S SPORTS?
Females  Enter  Volleyball
UBC   first   and   second   wo-; ly-formed   City   Volleyball
men's volleyball teams met Caph-
ers and General" Hospital Thursday in thc first of the scheduled
competitive matches of the new-
League.
Entries include UBC, General,
St. Paul's and Caphers.
With   tlie   new   organization
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Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to Noon
Loose-leaf Note Books, Exercise Books and Scribblers,
Graphic Engineering Paper, Biology Paper, Loose-leaf
Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink and Drawing Instruments
Owned and Operated by
The University of B.C.
of volleyball leagues, both on
campus and off, participation in
women's sports at UBC is gradually increasing.
Volleyball games between Victoria College and Normal School
will strengthen participation in
this sport. Games will be played
throughout the season at Victoria and UBC "play days."
•
Women's Intramurals now include golf competitions. A meeting to organize the club was
held Thursday at the Field
House.
The competition involves hitting the ball to the end of the
field   and   recording   the   score.
Intramtiral volleyball finals
are held today. The badminton
doubles games began Monday
and will extend till after Christmas.
UBC sports fans in general,
and soccer fans ('.') in particular,
.should be interested in learning
that Coach Bruce Ashdown and
his UBC Chiefs are being admitted to the B.C. Penitentiary
this Sunday at 2 p.m.
Bruce and  his boys  have apparently  been acting  up  in  the
, 3rd   Division   Mainland   Soccer
Students
Will Be
Questioned
j     UBC  Athletic Office will release a football questionaire next
] week in order to get some sta-
| tistics and some student opinions
on improving conditions  in the
Evergreen Conference.
Students picked for the questionaire   will   be   selected   com-1
1 pletely    at    random,    probably
■ from the student directory.
The  questionaire  will  consist
of  two   p?.rts.   One   will   be  on
factual questions to compile statistics, such a.s "How many teams
I can   you   name   in  the   Conference'.'''    or   'How   many   'Bird
games have  you  seen  on TV?"
The  other  part  will   ask  for
student   opinions   such   as   "Do
you   think  UBC  should  slay   in
the  Evergreen  Confeernce?"  or
"Do   you   favor   a   referendum
to   raise   money  grants  for  athletics or do you think  they are
getting too much'.'"
It is hoped that students will
answer them honestly and turn
them in because students will
lake tho consequences if the
questionaire fails.
League lately, and officials have
decided the easiest method of
cooling off the Chiefs is to ship
them  to the Pen.
The "Penquins," the prison's
entry in Mainland Soccer, have
had a consistently strong team
over the past four years, witli
few members lost through graduation.
| As well as maintaining a 'con-
! tinuous" team, the Penquins al-
I ways manage to draw an extremely large crowd, even in
comparison to First Division
, games played on the "outside."
'Birds are scheduled to meet
South Hill Saturday at 2 p.m.
at South Memorial Park, provided the fog isn't too dense.
Coach. Ed. Luckett predicts a
win for the 'Birds this week-end,
and his prophecy should be borne
out. South Hill is at present
wallowing in the depths of the
First Division Mainland League,
but have recently added several
Coast League players to their
roster. It could be a tougher
game   than   generally  expected.
SPECIAL MOVIE
In conjunction with the current "Aid-Hungary" campaign,
UBC Film Society will sponsor
an all-cartoon film showing 12:30
to 1:30 today.
Club president. Bill MacaCl-
lister. said "This will be a good
way lo release that pre-exam-
inalion tension, and contribute
to the campaign at he same time."
Filmsoc passe will not bo
valid for this special showing.
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been  cancelled. Friday, November 30, 1956
THE     UBYSSEY
PAGE SEVEN
Varsity Tournament Starts
Tonight; "A" Cards Honored
'Birds Meet Eilers
In First Contest
WHEN THOSE HUSKY HOME EC. types
tackle, they go all out. In spite of this vicious tackle, Home Ec was unable to control the wily Nurses in the annual Powder
Bowl classic. Nurses won 12-6. Half-time
entertainment   included   throwing   pies   at
AMS president Don Jabour and EUS president John MacDonald. The contest was
sponsored by the Engineers to raise money
for the Crippled Children's Fund. Engineers   allegedly   collected   over   SI,000.
Henwood
Chosen     j
All-Star
UBC fullback Jack Henwood.
fourth-ranking ground gainer in •
thc Evergreen Conference, was j
named to the second Conference '
All-star football team. I
'Bird linemen Ron Stewart, j
Roy Jokanovich, and Oscar'
Kreutzinger received honorable
mention. Ian Stewart led the i
Conference in punting with an j
average of 39.3 yards.
First string backfield is com-:
posed of Bob Bates of Whit-:
■worth. Bud Snaza of Central
and Bub Austin of Puget Sound.:
The line included Bernie Han-!
cock of Eastern, and Joe Konin-'
ski of Centra! at ends; Coby
Freeby of Whitworth and Les
Greear of Eastern, tackles; Ron
Mcnsinger of Eastern and Bob
Mitchell of Puget Sound, guards:
and Dick Huston of Eastern at
centre.
Two Rowers Take'
Extended Holiday
Two of the  UBC  rowing
holiday in Australia after their
$150 Donated to
UBC'sHockeyRink
UBC's plans for a hockey
rink and indoor swimming
pool have been passed by the
buildings and grounds committee and have also been approved by President N. A. M. MacKenzie.
Donations have started to
come in slow but sure. Up to
date 150 dollars have been received. However, an open campaign will not be started until
after a meeting sometime in
mid   December.
Officials hope to get in on
the Province's B.C. Centennial
plan which provides a dollar
for dollar grant from the Government.
eights  will  take  an  extended
victory in the Olympics.
Wayne Pretty and Bob Wilson hive decided to spend a
year in the "Land Down Under"
before returning to UBC to finish their studies.
Several others of the crew
will make a short stopover in
Honolulu before returning to
another tough job; their Christmas exams.
*V *r V
The students aren't the only
ones in the Canadian Olympic
crew who will do a bit of travelling. Bob Pickell and several
of his fellow teammates will tour
South East Asia. New Zealand
and several of the small islands
in the Pacific.
However. "Bus" Phillips, UBC
Athletic Director said that whenever possible, thc rowing crews
will be honored in a big reception on tho campus.
Science
Men Top
Sports
Intramural sports, directed by
Bob Hindmarch, is going great
guns   at   UBC.
Take. touch-football    for
stance.   The   sport   is
UBC   Thunderbirds   will   be   shooting   for   their   second
straight Totem Tournament  champonship this  week-end.
Lastyear the 'Birds surprised
everyone by edging out a strong
Pacific Lutheran squad to win
the tournament for thc first time
in   its  six  year  history.   ,
Quite a few key mem are
gone from last year's championship team. .Flashy guard Ed
Wilde is in Melbourne at the
moment; centre Mike Fraser is
out for the season with a back
injury; buttling guards Hcrbie
Forward and Stu Madill are
gone: and, worst of all, big John
McLeod  is no longer around.
The teams trying to wrest the
Totem Trophy away from thc
Thunderbirds will be Western
Washington, Alberni and Eilers.
Western, who won the tournament in 1951 look like the most
dangerous contender. Not much
is definitely known about them.
However, they are rumored to
be much stronger this year, having picked up several top notch
players on transfers from American Universities.
Alberni arc supposedly their
weakest in years. Yet they still
have Elmer Speidfl and have
just recently acquired Marvin
Berg from Eilers. If they get
past Western, they won't be
easy.
Eilers look like thc weak sister of thc lot. They have looked
bad, especially on defence, in
dropping their first two league
games.
But they're a hot and cold
team and Bobby Hindmarch is
worried that, after t w o bad
games,Eilers might get red hot
Friday  night.
Not knowing much about Western, it is difficult to make any
predictions. Yet from here it
looks like Western and UBC in
the final.
If that is the case, the Thunderbirds have the advantage of
four weeks practice and seven
exhibition games over the later
starting Americans. Last year
this advantage helped the Birds
defeat PLC. the eventual Conference champions.
The opening game at Memorial
Gym goes at 7:30 tonight between 'Birds and Eliers. Alberni meets Western at nine.
Thc winners of these two
games clash. Saturday afternoon
at two. with thc consolation
game  at   12:30.
BRAVES PLAY AT VICTORIA TONIGHT
in-
drawing;
from two to three hundred fans
at every game. Upon watching
one of the games, Athletic Director Bus Philips was heard
to remark that touch-football
is attracting more fans than
Varsity squad ever did.
With the finals coming up
within a week or so. it looks like
Newman and the Engineers will
battle for first place.
Swimming wound up its season with Engineers taking top
honours with 28 points. Forestry wag second with 27.
Two intramural swimming
records were broken this year.
He'incs of Forestry swam the
55-yard free-style in 30.7 seconds
and the Engineers set a new
medlcl relay time of 1:52.
Engineers also took first place
standing in cross-country races.
(See, Engineers DO excel in
something.) They kept their total
down to 51 points while Forestry placed second with 65 and
VOC came third with 87.
Ping-Pong finals are being
run off now with four men remaining in the running. Monks
and Mecklin of the Engineers
and Radzikowsky and Modho-
singh of Fort Camp will battle
for  the  championship.
Fort Camp placed first in tennis competition.
Badminton will also wind up
its schedule next week. Birch
of the Fijis, Lum of Chinese
Varsity Club, and Holden of
VOC are in the finals.
Volley-ball, which has approxi-
i mately 30 teams entered, will
run off its finals starting next
Friday. Top half of "A" division
and top quarter of "B" division
will play off.
Jayvees Meet Hillsides In Last Game
I'BC Jayvees will Iry for their
third consecutive win when they
face Cloverdale Hillsides at Cloverdale tonight.
Tin    powerful   Jayvee   squad
has  already  disposed   of   Eilers,
last year's city champs, and Sea-
Fun,
WILL GO ALL OUT
The lu mo-i. • \ .' go all out
to win this cue sin e it is their
la.-t game before Christmas and
a >o!id Hold on first place will
he a:: mmouraging way to start
the 'f)7 term.
Coach Peter Mullins was fair
ly optimistic about tho game. "I
think we'll win although the
boys will have to be on their
toes. After all, Cloverdale beat
Eilers," was his comment.
Jayvee team was strengthened
this week when Dave Dumaresq,
Bob Ramsey and Gordie May
were cut from the Thunderbird
squad for ineligibility. Only Dumaresq will play in tonight's
game.
Starting lineup for Jayvees
will be Glen Drummond. Ken
Winslade. Dave Trele\en. Raj
Gailloux and Bob Zalkowitz.
Mullins has rt. leased John Bel]
to the Draws who badly needed
help in the way of team personnel.
Braves will play three exhibition games on Vancouver Island ! tour
this weekend. Tonight they
face Victoria High School at Victoria and Saturday night and
Sunday afternoon play the Che-
mainus men's team at Chemai-
nus.
STARTING LINEUP
Coacn Harold Rourke ha.-
nan,id   hi-   5i*.r:i.r*   ln.iuc   itr
the I-l.-.nd sent.-: Trevor Field
and Dave Siivcrsidis. forwards'.
Fred Kangas, centre, and Earle
Cole and John Bel':, guards.
Rourke has Jii.ur. nopes to win
three out of throe on  the Island
BRAVES ON TOP
Braves won their third league
game, which was also their last
be.'"ere Christmas, Tuesday r.iglit
by dikating .Marpole. 65-48.
The win Jt-f- Braves m top
po>;t;or: ,r: :.:.t kag.m wr.n ;j-.rt't
'.v.! s ;.; 0 vac i( «i.
39 YEARS OF SERVICE
TO THE  UNIVERSITY OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA, f
ITS FRATERNITIES
AND SORORITIES.
THERE'S A REASON
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THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, November 30, 1956
EATON'S
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action-free togs and equipment from EATON'S collection for crosscountry and side-line skiers.
We illustrate just two outfits for active skiing. Displayed in our
various sports departments you'll find a host of others to till every
need from going up the lift, to fireside lounging.
From Sportswear. 2nd Floor
Jackel by Irving—H o o d e d
shadow check.   Size 16.
Each 19,95
Lined Slacks—Ski tested.   Navy
or  black.    12 to 20.
Each 8.95
From Sporting Goods,
Lower Main
Ski Goggles  (with spare lense).
2.95
From Men's Wear, Main Floor
SPORTS SWEATER from
Switzerland. Unusual pattern
in red. white and black. Size
:'.S. Each   S29.95
Wool Togue with cheery stripes.
 Each 1.2S
Men's Downhills, wool worsteds.
Sizes 26 to 36. Each 24.95
Ski   Mitis   with   leather   palms.
 Pair 3.50
Heriha  Ski Boots for  men  and
women. Pair 31.95
Sandstrom   Skis,   hickory   in   4
sizes. Pair 32.95
Harness complete (AllgaiO.
Pair 6.95
Aluminum  Ski Poles.
Pair 5.95
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