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The Ubyssey Feb 24, 1956

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Number 54
Councillors To Recommend
UBC Withdraw From NFCUS
But Will Press For Cheap,
Better   NFCUS   Substitute
Students' Council will recommend to students that UBC withdraw from the National
Federation of Canadian University Students at the Spring General meeting March  15.
If students support the Council motion, a conference of Canadian Students' Council presi*
dents will be held at UBC next Fall to determine a streamlined substitute for NFCUS.
WINNER of this year's Totem Queen contest is Miss Sally
Grimmett, third year Arts student, who was crowned
Thursday by Mr. Ron Bray, president of AMS at the
Women's Undergraduate Society Spring Fashion Show.
Sally was chosen from ten candidates whose pictures now
decorate the Brock Totem office.
Charge   Against
ASUS   Pending
AMS President Ron Bray has asked the Students' Investigations Committee to lay a charge of disrupting the distribution
ol' The Ubyssey against the Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
Society, and against several individual ASUS members.
Bray's request came after several Artsmen allegedly confiscated 5000 Engineers Edition
Ubysseys   at   10:30   a.m.   Febru
ary 21.
Bray said the papers were abducted by  ASUS  members and
formal request for action to the
Investigation  Committee.
Akesode is pro-tem President
of the Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Society.
Akesode stoutly denied at first
taken to "the Properties building   that ASUS had anything to do
behind the Armoury while the
Engineers were having their
EUS Pep Meet in the Auditorium.
The paper-, were not returned
to circulation until about one
Named by Bray as responsible
for the incident arc: Gerry Gilbert and R. G. Cross, both in
Arts. Players' Club President
John Maynard was also "aware
of where the Ubysseys were
hidden,"  Bray  said.
Bray said two Artsmen, Miles
Frechette and John Van Beu-
kenhought, phoned to confess
to their part in the confiscation.
"It is also my belief that Mr.
Alade Akesode was present during the departure of the said
Ubysseys,"   Bray   stated   in   his
with the incident, protested to
Bray that the charge against
ASUS was unjustified.
"When I first heard about the
plan,   three   minutes   before   it
happened,  I   felt they shouldn't
; do it.  I tried to discourage it,"
I Akesode   said.
"I can't do anything about in-
■ dividuals," he said,
i Bray commented on Akesode's
; statement disclaiming ASUS res-
! ponsibility for the confiscations:
J "The principle of collective res-
I ponsibility has been established
| by student court," he said. "Thus
• when Artsmen commit a mis-
' demeanour, ASUS should be held
I responsible." The same goes for
! individual members of the EUS."
i (Continued on Page li)
No    Immediate    Reduction
Council's decision came in the form of a 7-3 vote that approved the findings of the majority report of the NFCUS Investigation Committee. The majority report recommending
withdrawal, with a rider attached recommending the formation
of a PSPA-type national students' organization.
The PSPA-type conference at UBC would be financed
by the 50 cents per capita levy which UBC students now
pay to support NFCUS. This means there would be no immediate reduction ol AMS fees even if students withdrew from
the national organization.
The exact nature of the substitute national body would be
determined by the delegates to the UBC convention, but
Councillors, who would sponsor the parley, favor a national
body modelled on the Pacific Students' Presidents Association.
Thinner'    National    Organization
The majority report felt that the objects and projects of
NFCUS, although worthy, could be accomplished just as ef-
; fectively and more economically by a "thinner" national or-
If the report's plan were adopted at the General Meeting,
j the work which NFCUS now carries on, such as sponsoring
| art contests and exchange scholarships, would be delegated
: to various committees at Canadian universities.
i There would be no permanent national office, such as
' NFCUS now maintains, and administration costs, which now
i take up over half of the NFCUS budget, would be lowered
Toronto    On    Way    Out
Informed observers say if UBC withdrew from NFCUS,
it might well doom the whole organization. McGill, Montreal,
I Acadia and Manitoba, all large universities, have withdrawn
from NFCUS, and sources say the withdrawal of a fifth large
university would be a loss NFCUS could not sustain. University of Toronto, another vital link in the NFCUS chain, Ls also
reported to be close to withdrawal.
The NFCUS Investigation committee was created last Fall
by Students' Council alter AMS President Ron Bray and
Vice-President   Ron   Longstaffe   returned   from   the   NFCUS
[National Convention in Edmonton. Bray and Longstaffe were
dissatisfied with the organization, and the "petty bickering"
displayed at  the convention.
The committee ''as formed to investigate the basic value
of the NFCUS organization, and the advisability of withdrawal.
, Chaired by Longstaffe, members of the committee were: MAA
President Bob Hutchinson; NFCUS Committee Chairman Mart-
Bell; NFCUS Committee member Brian Smith; former NFCUS
External Affairs Committee Chairman Marcel LeBlanc; AMS
President Ron Bray; Ubyssey representative Val Haig-Brown
, AMS Second Member Mike Jeffery; and Jacques Barbeau.
Minority    Report    Rejected
At Monday Council meeting, in addition to the committee's
majority report,  a  minority  report  and  an  abstention  report
were also presented, but were rejected in favor ol the majority
'' report.
The   minority   report   was   presented   by   Marc   Bell   and
(Continued on Page 8)  See  UBC WITHDRAWS
'tween dosses
CLU Elections
At Meetinq Today
meting is today at noon in Physics 201. Full slate of next term's
executive will be elected. Annual
reports will also be given at the)
General Meeting.
* *       *
cers will be at the Wednesday
meeting. The positions on the
first slate include President,
Vice-President, Assistant Secretary - Treasurer and Assistant
Cabin Marshall. Nominations
should be submitted to the Secretary Treasurer by Tuesday noon
in Arts 108.
* *       *
ing microscopes at reduced rates
are asked to attend a meeting
at noon on Friday, February 24
in Chemistry 200.
* *       *
S.C.M. PRESENTS a panel
discussion by Quadrennial Delegates on "Revolution and Recon-
concillation" Monday noon in
Arts 1.00.
(Continued on  Page 5)
Never before has so much
been offered for so little. For
$3, loyal Thunderbird fans can
take a luxurious gulf excursion on the CPR's Princess
ol Nanaimo. a scenic drive
through Vancouver Island's
mountainous playground, and
return on a heavenly moonlight  cruise  to   Vancouver.
The purpose of the trip is
to pack Alberni's Civic gymnasium with UBC rooters for
the Alberni-UBC game of the
B. C. Olympic Basketball
Playoffs. Friday, Feb. 24.
Cheerleaders will accompany
Ihe invading horde, and entertainment enroute will be provided by the world famous
Bray Beck McLean Jabour
musical string quartet.
The boat leaves at 3 p.m.
this afternoon and will return
at midnight from Nanaimo.
Only 20 tickets are left lor
sale at Ihe AMS  office. THE UBYSSEY
Friday, February 24, 1956
Authorized as second clasi mall, Post Office Department,
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (included in AMS fees). Mall
subscriptions $2.00 per year. Single copies five cents. Published
In Vancouver throughout the University year by the Student
Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of
British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed herein are those
of the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, and not necessarily those of
the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor
should not be more than 150 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right
to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
flty Editor ... Jean Whiteside       Feature Editor       Mike Ames
hoto Editor    -John Robertson       Sports Editor .,Mike Olaspie
Managing Editor Sandy Rosa      Business Mgr. .. Harry Yulll
Reporters and Desk: Marilyn Smith, Carol Gregory, Dave
Nuttall, Dwayne Erickson, Don Jabour, Rosemary Kent-Barber,
Olie Wurm, Sylvia Shbrthouse, Shirley King, Dave Robertson,
Ted Nicholson.
Childish Act
Student Council's punitive action against the Engineering
.Undergraduate Society was the act of a petulant child. Last
■week Council fined the EUS five dollars for pasting stickers
on the campus. Undeterred the Engineers proceeded to paint
red Lady Godiva's, advertising their annual ball.
Another five dollar fine was imposed and Councillor Bob
McLean gave the Engineers until today to remove the stickers.
But at last Monday night's Council meeting, Council, because
the EUS was involved, became unreasonable and gave them
until last Wednesday to remove the red ladies.
With the EUS Ball being held this week the notice was
too short for the stickers to be removed. As a result Council
called in Buildings and Grounds to remove the Godivas at a
cost of around $100. The bill will be charged to the EUS budget
■which will be suspended until it is paid.
By being unreasonable Council has created unneeded
•fenimosty arid wasted $100. One hundred dollars is a lot cf
money to satisfy the petulance of a few Councillors.
Premier Bennett's Bible-toting, holier-than-thou Social
Crediters apparently intend to defend Vancouverites from
their own wanton desires. They have given no indication that
they will pass legislation to allow Sunday sports and thereby
comply with the wishes of the voters of this city. The people
of Vancouver indicate, albeit by a small majority, that they
want Sunday sports.
Why won't the Socreds comply wiih their wishes? Perhaps
it is because Social Credit is the party of the hallelujah-shouters,
the Bible-packers, the defenders of the "Christian way of
life" and what have you. It wouldn't do for the Socreds to
anger the churches and the rural vote by bowing to democracy
and allowing Sunday sports in Vancouver.
No government has the right to ignore the wishes of the
'governed unless it is a dictatorship.
£cuhd,ih# Start
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
I understand that the Alma
Mater Society is faced with a
surplus of $6000 for the present budget year. Instead of
thinking up various ways of
spending the money in question
—e.g. by free A.M.S. cards,
free student handbooks, etc.—
which would benefit a lot of
persons a little, would it not
be a better idea to spend the
money in a way to benefit one
person a great deal and everyone a little.
The person whom I feel could
benefit from the "proper" or
"suggested" 'way of spending
part tt theWrplus mdney (being that it evidently has to be
spent!) is one by the name of
Autherine Lucy. Tne infatuated
zealots who have caused the
scandalous act at the University Of Alabama h&ve put the
problem of racial prejudice in
the foreground once again. It
is up to us to show these narrow-minded monomaniacs that
differences of race, creed and
colour do not classify or disqualify any individual. This is
a wonderful opportunity to
show UBC's stand On racial
problems. I suggest that an
amount of money bet set aside
to aid Miss Lucy to further
studying at the University of
British Columbia Where she
heed not live in fear of facial
Yours sincerely,
Arts III.
The Ubyssey continues its discussion of religious revival on the campus with an
article by three third year Arts students in reply to Albert Henke's two articles on ''Back
to Religion—A Dangerous Illusion." More replies will be printed in Tuesday's paper—Ed.
In two recent articles in The Ubyssey Mr. Albert Henke expressed his views on the
current religious "revival" in universities. In sum he said that "orthodox religion is not
adequately grappling with the truly vital problems of today" and that it should therefore
be discarded as if it is of no real value to the human race.
Let us begin by pointing out
that all men .regardless of the
generation in which they live,
are faced with certain timeless problems. Question such as
"Where do I come from?''
"Where am I going?" "How
do I get there?" present themselves to every thinking individual, and he cannot escape
from them. History shows that
the majority of men, in considering these questions, have
come to the conclusion that
man has a supernatural origin
and a supernatural end and
must therefore govern himself
It is in fulfilling the needs
thus made evident that religion
has its essential function. That
is why religion is not needless
or useless, but rather absolutely
vital. Indeed, man's physical
and environmental conditions
might change completely; he
might forget all his previously
acquired knowledge and start
out again, in completely different fields; but one factor which
would remain constant, precisely because it is imbedded
in his very nature, is his need
for religion.
Apart from these fundamental ideas, Mr. Henke has stated
that religion has no answers
to the vital problems of today.
But we know that it does provide answers to the practical
and vital problems of each
generation. For example let us
take into consideration some
of the pressing issues of our
present day.
First of all, the problems of
the H-Bomb and re-armament
have been brought up. Religion does provide answers to
these question. Pope Pius XII,
in his special 1955 Christmas
message warns us of the danger
of experimentation with nuclear explosions. He reminds us
"Too many explosives would
in time cause an increased density of of radioactive products
in the aimospher. whose diffusion depends on elements not
under man's control; thus
would be generated conditions
very dangerous for many living
Pope Pius goes on to tell us
that it would take three steps
in order to be assured of safety:
1. "Renunciation of experimentation with atomic weapons."
2. "Renunciation of the use
of atomic weapons."
3. "A general control of armaments."
He endorses several methods
by which these three points
could be carried out. And yet
religion is criticized for its
lack of regard for man's body,
and the material aspects of
Religion is criticized for its
over-interest in man's soul, and
its lack of interest in mail's
body. Granted —religion is
above all, interested in the
sdul. But is thing wrong? The
mefe fact that religion is interested in the soul, tells us
that she must also We Interested
in the body. The body and soul
are so intimately interwoven,
that it is impossible to be interested in one and not in the
other. As St. Thomas Aquinas
puts it,
"A minimum of well being
is necessary to saintliness."
Furthermore religion is interested in the body because,
being one of God's creations,
it is not intrinsically evil. The
only evil present in man's body
is the evil he introduces into
it by his own free will. Since
there is therefore a possibility
of the body either being used
for a good or bad purpose, Religion is interested in seeing
that this body be used to a
good purpose.
It is in this spirit that recent
Popes have stressed the need
for social re-adjusthients. Here
are a few of the many examples. In regard to labor-
managements relationships, the
church teaches that
"A worker is bound in jus-
lice to work diligently and
fairly in return for a decent
In his encyclical, Rerum No-
varum, Pope Leo XIII wrote
on social justice. He tells us
"It is not right, as we have
said, for either the eitisen or
the family to be absorbed by
the state; it is proper that the
individual and the family
should be permitted, to retain
their freedom of action, so far
as tihs is possible without jea-
pordizing the common good,
and without injuring anyone."
On May 20, 1948, Pope Pius
XII gave a discourse on pro-
pery. He demonsrated that
"The recognition of this right
(of owning private property)
harmonizes with the dignity of
the human personality, with
the recognition of inviolable
right sand duties inseparably
inherent in the free personality
received from  God."
As a final example to illustrate our point, we shall quote
Pope Pius XI; discussing Capitalism he said that such a
system (the wage system)
"Is not lo be condemned. It
is not of its own nature vicious."
But it is a grave abuse when
Capital uses its power in such
a way that it scorns
"The human dignity of the
workers, the social character of
economic activity, and social
justice itself, and the common
The religion that sponsors
the above statements, and many
ohters has been termed overbearingly authoritarian, prejudiced, and purely soul-minded.
Read more the many like
statements written by the
church. You will find how false
it is to state that she is not
interested in man's bodily welfare.
Lastly, we have a very vital
problem facing us; that of over
population. There are those who
suggest birth control as a probable solution. The church opposes this particular solution
on    certain    moral    grounds
which she believe sinviolable,
and on which she cannot compromise.
But just because she is
against birth control, does not
mean that she is indifferent to
this problem of overpopulation. On the contrary, the
church has always shown an
interest in the material needs
of man, as was pointed out
above, and is demonstrated by
her numerous hospitals, schools
and welfare agencies spread
throughout the world.
It is often pointed out that
although Christianity has been
with us for close to 2000 years,
mankind still finds itself in a
truly sbrry condition. Standards of individual and international morality are in many
ways at their lowest ebb. This,
it is maintained is probf that
Christianity has failed in its
task, and should therefore be
On the level of individual
behavior this misconception
springs generally from the
failure to distinguish between
Christianity as an ideal or standard, and Christianity as it is
practised in particular cases.
Christians are h'urnan beings
just like everybody else. They
have the same human nature
and are subject to the same
human weaknesses as everybody else. Christianity certainly has Its sinners as well
as its saints. However, if particular Christians happen to be
sinners it is not because their
Christianity has failed them,
but rather because they have
failed Christianity, i.e. they
have not put their Christian
principles into practices .
Man has free will, arid it it
up to him to decide whether he
will act as he knows he should
or whether he will follow the
line of least resistance. Should
all the professed Christians in
the world be evil men, it would
still not prove that Christianity
itself was at fault, but only that
no where was there anyone
with the moral courage to put
his Christian principles into
The same is even truer with
regards to national and international problems. Religious
leaders have repeatedly stressed the need for a Christian outlook on the problems which
face mankind. But far from being put into practise, the
Christian solution is scoffed at,
and discarded as useless and too
idealistic. The leaders of most
of our so-called Christian countries pay lip-service only to
religious ideals, and use them
as a type of actor's mask, while
in reality they are governed
by motives as selfish and as
materialistic as those of any
"immoral"  communist  power.
In summary, may we be justified in once more using G. K.
Chesterton's cliche.
"Chrfstfaniry has riot failed}
It has hot been tried."
Bob Chisholm, 3rd Arts.
Ray Cox, 3rd Arts,
Ray Paris. 3rd Arts. OTTAWA .POTENTATE   HERE
J. Deutsch To Head
Commerce School
Why would a top-level government economist, earning
$15,000 a year, take a $5000
pay cut to teach at UBC?
That's the riddle connected
with the appointment of John
J. Deutsch as new head of
UBC's Department of Economics. The answer lies with
the man himself.
Mr. Detusch, who will take
over the Department in July,
probably knows more about
government finance than any
man in Canada.
Deutsch was Secretary of
the Treasury Board before ac-
Nears For
Deadline for Honorary Activities Awards, annually awarded
for outstanding student contributions to campus affairs closes
February 29.
HA A chairman Ron Longstaffe emphasized that his committee is looking for as many
applications as possible. Forms,
which must be counter-signed by
three people who can testify
to the applicant's record, are
available in the AMS office.
Awards, consisting of a scroll
and a gold pin, will be given
out at the Spring Meeting on
March 15.
Last year awards were given
to Jacques Barbeau, chairman
of UBC's Open House, Maurice
Copithorne, President of Parliamentary Forum, Ted Lee, Co-
Founder of the Frosh Council,
John Springer, MAA Public Relations Officer and Bill Whyte,
President of the Big Block Club.
cepting the UBC post. The
Board, a little-khown Cabinet
Committee, is responsible for
checking a 11. Government
spending. As Secretary,
Deutsch wielded enormous
power and shared immense responsibility. In a quiet way,
he was one of the most important men in Ottawa.
Why did he decide to come
to UBC?
First of all, Deutsch had
risen about as high as he
could go in Ottawa. The Department of Finance has few
higher civil service posts to
Secondly, Deutsch is fond
of B. C. "I like the dynamic
atmosphere," he has been
quoted as saying.
Another factor is Deutsch's
close friendship with UBC
president Dr. Norman A. M.
But the most important of
all, Deutsch's friends say, is
the fact that the 44-year-old
economist is an idealist. He
feels he can make a more
direct contribution to Canada
at  UBC   than   at   Ottawa.
Kappas  And
Betas  Win
Song   Fest
Winners of the Annual Greek
Letter Societies' Song Fest held
Tuesday evening in the Auditorium are Kappa Kappa Gamma
sorority and Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
A cup was awarded to both the
Winning groups, and honorable
mention was given to runners-
up Alpha Gamma Delta sorority
and Phi Delta Theta and Psi Up-
silon fraternities.
A cheque for over $3100 was
given to a representative of the
Lluscular Dystrophy Association
•by Martin Chess, co-ordinator of
tho M;>rdi Gras held last month.
The Hauser Cup for Inter-Fraternity Achievement was awarded to Beta Theta Pi fraternity,
and Phi Delta Theta won the [
IFC Intramural Sports Cup.
Judges also praised the spirit- |
ed renditions given by the Zeta ,
Fsi Permanent Floating Choral !
AMS  Needs
Forty  Beds
An urgent appeal has been
issued for billets to accomodate
delegates to the High School
conference next month.
The visitors will arrive on
Thursday, March 1, and will
require sleeping accomodation
on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with a breakfast Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Conference activities will
take guests off their host's hands
during the d?y.
The billeting committee still
needs accomodation for forty
students. If you have an empty
bed, an unused couch or a vacant closet to spare please phone
John Hards at KE. 4971-M or
leave your name at the AMS office.
"I want a chance to look at
things from the outside, to
sort out my thoughts and get
them down on paper," he said.
Before holding the Treasury
Board post, Mr. Deutsch was
an assistant to the under-sec-
retary for External Affairs
during the war. He was also
economic advisor to the Winnipeg Free Press in 1945. Besides being Secretary to the
Treasury Board, Deutsch was
assistant to the Deputy Minister of Finance in Ottawa.
Deutsch graduated from
Queens University in 1935
with a B.Comm. degree, and
took post graduate work the
following year. Deutsch has
also been on the economics
staff of the Bank of Canada,
and has acted as an economic
advisor to the Rowell-Sirois
USC Okays
Probe Plan
Of Council
Plans of the Arts Undergraduate Society to form a committee
to investigate student government on the campus was approved by Undergraduate Societies Committee and Students'
Council on Monday.
The purpose of the committee
is to determine the effectiveness
of student government and see
if it can be improved.
The committee members are:
Phil Greenberg and Tom Wilson, Arts; Ken Turnbull, Frosh;
Mike Meagher, Forestry; and
Marion Smith, Nursing.
Student Councillors were not
all in favour of the plan, which
USC chairman Dave Hemphill
described as "a worthy project,
which will probably do a great
deal of good."
Vice-president Ron Longstaffe,
objecting to the plan, said, "Why
can't they take our word for it."
Friday, February 24, 195$
Pool   Seat   Exchange
Contemplated By AMS
UBC may exchange the 3000 permanent seats at Empire
pool for 500 portable seats that could be used either at the
pool, or as additional seating inside War Memorial gymnasium.
Students' Council will recommend to UBC president Dr. N. A.
M. McKenzie that the existing
seats be sold, and that portable,
tubular-style seats be substituted.
The decision came after officials of Vancouver Mounties
baseball team offered to buy a
block of seats from Howie Mc-
Phee stadium, which would be
used next season in Capilano
Students' Council declined the
offer, but said they are willing
to sell the existing pool seats
Asking   price  is   $10,000  for
3000 seats.
If Mountie officials accepted
the offer, UBC would buy 500
of the portable seats with the
proceeds of  the  sale.
Men's Athletic Association officials doubt that Empire Pool
will ever again be the site of
a major spectator event. Thus,
fewer pool seats, that could also
provide needed seating space inside the gymnasium, would be
a more economical arrangement.
The University Administration
will make the offer to the Mounties   next   month.
Then there was  the  hillbilly
who   said   that   he   didn't   use
toothpaste because none of his
teeth were loose.
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For pure pleasure
At last, the long-awaited,
news: the results of the Tie,
Bar's huge annual limerick con-,
test are complete, didn't have,
one single entry in two weeks*
Not one. Tie Bar manager
Doug Hillyer was so despon-,
dent he hurled himself under
the wheels of an Evans-Cole*.
man-Evans cement truck, and,
died  a  grisly  death.
His heirs, many of them legitimate, will still do business
at the same old stand at 712.
West Pender, however. You;
can still buy the coolest ties,
in town at the Tie Bar. but
don't be surprised if the clerks
is only seven months old, and,
drools a  little.
Despite Hillyer's untimely demise, thia column will continue at the same old page
three stand, bringing students
helpful hints and inside information on everything from
Lydia Arsen's private life to
how to cheat at scrabble.
This week, it's the TIE BAR
ALMANAC for February 24.
Weather: Cold enough, but
spring's in the air. Avoid open-
necked shirts and turtle neck
sweaters. Wear a Tie Bar tie
Health: This is the season
for measles. If you woke up
this morning with tiny red
spots all over your face and a
sore throat, you've probably
got the measles. Better see the
University Health Service.
But if you woke up with a
splitting headache and a brown
furry taste in your mouth, you
were probably at the CUS banquet last night. Better stay in
bed for a few days, and hope
you didn't insult any professors.
Condolences: The Tie Bar
sends sympathy to CUS president Henning Brasso, who
playfully poured a bottle of
ketchup on E. D. McPhee's head
at the Commerce Banquet last
night. Henning is now working
for the Department of Buildings and Grounds, trimming
Anniversaries: Today is the
127th anniversary of the invention of the twong pouch/
New Guinea's gift to the civilized   world.
Also, there's only 50 more
days until final examinations.
Tie Bar tie anyone? THE UBYSSEY
Friday, February 24, 1956
Tarred Trophy To
Take Treatment
AMS treasurer Al Thackray has a unique problem on his
hands: how to get 35 pounds of tar and ore out of a Forestry
trophy cup.
-How To Conquer
When someone or something
■tands in our way, we feel
pent-up or thwarted. Result:
our frustration turns to anger
and we work off our feelings
by lashing out at someone else.
March Reader's Digest
tells you how you can spare
yourself needless pain and
trouble . . . simply by knowing
what frustration does to you
and the other fellow. Get your
March Reader's Digest today:
43 articles of lasting interest
condensed to save your time.
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' The trophy concerened is the
Forestry Debating Cup, donated
by the Administration years ago.
Present holder of the cup is the
Forestry Club.
Recently, the cup was stolen,
Thackray says, by members of
the rival Dawson Club, metallurgical   enthusiasts.
When returned, the cup was
filled with about 35 pounds of
a weird mixture of tar, iron
pyrites and other unidentified
material. I
No-one knows how to get it
Dawson Club officials offered
to try to remove the rock-hard
mess, but failed. A downtown
jewellery firm was also stumped.
They said the only way to remove the mess was with an air
hammer. Cost: $35.
Thackray said he will take
the cup to a diamond-drilling
firm, or buy a new cup. j
Price will be shared by the
Dawson Club and the Forestry
Club, he said, but officials of
both clubs are unwilling to pay.
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GRIM DETERMINATION is written across Norah Turn-
bull's face as she poises for the plunge down the ramp at
the Women's Undergraduate Society spring fashion show
held Thursday noon in the Brock Lounge.
—Bob Steiner Photo
Music Society Operetta
Termed Gay, Colorful
The UBC auditorium came alive this week with the gay,
colorful and highly entertaining production by the campus
Music Society of the Fraser-Simson and Lonsdale operetta
"Maid of the Mountains." *—	
The 41-member cast made the!    However, I found it difficult
somewhat   Gilbert-and-Sullivan-
PRO   For
Application   forms   for   AMS
Public Relations Officer are now
i available in the AMS office, and
must be completed and returned
by 4:30 Friday, March 2.
The PRO is a non-voting member of council, and is responsible
to the student's council rather
than the student body.
He represents UBC at the
Evergreen Conference Student
Association, the Radio and Television Society on council, and
sits on the editorial board of
the Ubyssey if he can find where
the sneaky pubsters are holding
their meeting.
The PRO is also responsible
for a page in the quarterly Alumni Chronicle and articles in the
bi-monthy UBC Reports. He
works closely with the Information Officer on all downtown
Applicants will be considered
on the basis of their application
forms and the results of a brief
speech and interview before
Anyone wishing to discuss
the position may contact Gordie
Armstrong in the council office
during any noon hour.
Other appointments to be
made by council on March 12
are chairman of WUS, NFCUS,
and Special Events.
Applications for these positions must be in by March 9.
Applicants should see Peter
Crosby for WUS chairman, Marc
Bell for NFCUS chairman, and
Gerry Hodge for chairman of
the Special Events Committee.
ish   operetta   of   1917   sparkle
with    gaitey,    excellent    comic
timing   and   spirited   solo   and
vocal singing.   «
Marguerite   Stanlow   as   the
"maid" Teresa who betrays the
to believe that the hero would
reject the radiant Teresa, risk
his own life and the lives of
his fellow bandits for the
"lovely" general's daughter. As
Angela, the daughter, Marilyn
Calhoun was stiff and seemingly
incapable of any emotion. She
man she loves, a conceited and I Impressed me as being not worth
ingenius  robber  Baldasarre,   in | t"e na*-
a fit of jealousy and then proves      Gerry Lecovin with his usual
her true love for him by securing his escape from prison, was
outstanding in both song and
gesture. Her perceptive character portrayal and excellent
voice captured the mood of all
her songs and indeed carried
the production which immediately lit up whenever she appeared  on stage.
Equally strong and convincing
was the portrayal of the bandit
leader Baldasarre by Derek who
in character, was excellently conceited and roguish.
He says he does it by Steady Saving
at the Bank of Montreal*
♦The Bonk where Student*' accounts ore wormly welcomed.
Your Bank of the Campus . • .
in the Administration Building
Nominations for the 1956-57
ASUS executive will be accepted by the Pro-tcm Executive from 12:30 to 1:30 Tuesday, February 28 in Arts 102.
The nominations must be
signed by at least five ASUS
members in good standing.
Further information can be
obtained from Alade Akesode,
Elizabeth Baird, Phil Green-
burg, Al Forrest, Walter Shyn-
karek, or Tom Wilson.
ASUS elections will be held
the first week in March.
good sense of comedy was very
amusing as the frivolous Tonio,
the comic hero. But he often
tended to go overboard in his
impersonation, which somehow
can be forgiven in musical-
Tonio's re-discovered wife
Vittoria, who believes him to
have drowned five years before,
was colorfully portrayed by the
vivacious Joan Mercer who
lived and loved every moment
of  her  part.
The role of the naive and pompous General Malona whose
position depends upon his capture of Baldasarre, was well
handled by Bob Clarke, who
also showed good comic timing
and consistency of character.
However, like John Northey as
the love foresakcn Beppo who
somehow disappeared after the
second act, his singing was
lively  but   often   inaudible.
Congratulations are due to musical director Harry Pryce,
choreographer Grace McDonald
and dramatics director James
Johnson for excellent direction
in all three fields. The inobvious
but effective blending of music,
dance and acting contributed
much to the general freshness
and vitality of the production.
Cash Prize
Offered To
All Writers
A prize of $100, offered annually by the Victoria Daily
Times, is available in competition to students proceeding to
a degree.
The prize will be awarded
for the best piece of writing
published or prepared for publication during the year for fhe
mass-media field, including the
student paper on the Campus.
In judging Ihe submissions the
Selection Committee will consider, not only content, style
originality and creativeness, but
also promises of development.
■Nominations or applications
for the award must be received
not later than March 15, and
must be accompanied by the material which the Selection Committee is to consider.
Many a married man who died
with his boots on would still
be alive today if he'd had sense
enough to sneak in, in his bare
* *       *
Businessman's point of view
on taxes.
"Those promised tax chops
turned out to be little more
than cutlets."
* *      *
Ed: "My wife's an angel "
Ted:   "You're   lucky—mine's
still alive." THESE THREE little girls in blue wound
up the WUS two hour fashion show in
Brock Lounge Thursday which featured
spring outfits paraded by 12 campus models.
Over 300 students were out to see the
better-than-ever  show,   sponsored   by   the
Women's Undergraduate Society. Left to
right are Anne Louise Ritchie, Lorraine
Mulvihill, and Noreen Thompson. That's
commentator Louise Van Allen seated at
the   table.
—Steiner   Photo
AMS Suspends EUS
Budget   For   Term
Engineering Undergraduate
Society will be charged from
$50 to $100 for the removal
of illegal Lady Godiva publi-
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HENKE FANS and all others
are welcome to attend the S.C.M.
discussion group on "Why Christianity?" Friday noon in the
S.C.M. club room.
* *      *
ence  Committee  will  hold   its
regular meeting in The Board
Room  of  Brock  Hall  at   noon
today.   It   is  essential  that   all j
committee heads attend prepared |
to report. j
* *       *
ARTS EDITION will be dis- |
cussed Monday noon in Arts 102. {
All interested please attend.
* *       • I
speak to the U.N. Club today |
noon in Arts 100 on "Has The i
U.N. A Missing Link?" \
* *       *
will hold its regular meeting at I
noon in the North Brock Music '
Room.   The  program   will   con- j
sist   of   tape recordings   dealing
with  the   beginnings  of  opera.
Anyone  interested  is invited to
* *       *
will speak on the Middle East
today at 3:30-5:30 in room 852
Of the Library.
* *       *
Melvin Walker will read selections of their poetry today in
Arts 204.
* *       *
Club conversation group will be
held in Arts 201 on Monday
noon. Everybody welcome.
* *       *
will present Mrs. Kae McKenzie
of the Community Chest and
Council at noon Monday, February 27 in H.M   5.
city material from campus
buildings, and their budget
will be suspended for the remainder of the year, Student's
Council officials said today.
At Monday night's meeting
Council set a Wednesday noon
deadline for removal of all
publicity stickers and painted
stencils from campus buildings, in addition to imposing
the five dollar fine provided
for in the AMS constitution.
EUS officials ignored the
ultimatum, and will be charged for the material's removal
by a clean-up man from the
Buildings and Grounds Department.
The budget suspension imposed by Council will not
prevent the EUS from paying
the expense? of the annual
Engineer's cabaret, the Godiva
Gallop. Nor will the budget
suspension include the money
necessary to pay the bill for
removal of the illegal publicity
But all EUS activities scheduled for between now and the
end of the school term will be
curtailed by the budget freeze.
For instance, EUS may not
be able to send a delegate to
the Society of Profesional Engineers convention this year,
AMS Treasurer Geoff Conway
AMS President Ron Bray
said the EUS action in ignoring the ultimatum showed
"flagrant disreepect for the
student administration."
EUS officials were unavailable for coment.
Friday, February 24, 1956
Panty-Raids   Perturb
Girls   At   Wesbrook
Pandemonium broke out at one of the girls' dorms Tuesday at 10 p.m. when Ann Wesbrook Hall gathered force to
thwart Engineers' plans for a panty-raid.
Anonymous   notes   had   been? ~~
sent to each of the three dorms (work. In the excitement one of
with the warning that engineers] the showers had been left run-
of   Fort   Camp   were   secretly j ning. flooding the shower room.
planning  a  surprise  panty-raid.!     .,   . .   . ...
rn » ,i     ...       _> ,    ,    , i     It   is  not   known   whether  a
Two ol the three dorms locked i „.■        ...      .    ,,    u
panty-raid had actually been in
the  offing.
One of the girls commented:
"We're celebrating Engineer's
their doors Tuesday evening.
Engineers who were being entertained in the lounge of Ann
Wesbrook Hall were dunke"d  in
baths  and  showers   (with   their      TwQ   of   {he ,neers   were
clothes     on)     when     would-be  overheard muttering: ..Revenge(
raiders did  not appear. revenge!"
The Engineers of Fort Camp
mobilized quickly and within
a few minutes a few hundred
students were watching the excitement.
Girls found themselves being
dragged outside and doused with
fire-extinguishers. They retaliated by dumping flour on the
red-jackets from upstairs windows. Some boys tried to escape
a shower-wetting by running out
the fire-exits and letting off the
burglar alarm.
A brave attempt was made by
a few of the dorm-inmates to
capture a trophy for Wesbrook.
They did not succeed in taking
the jacket off the engineer-victim.
Climax occurred when the
Don was pulled outside and
drenched with the hose. By now,
most of the girls were soaking
wet; boys were covered with
flour   and   water.
In observance of dorm rules,
all men were out of the building
by 10:30. Clean-up crews set to
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"Council is kow-towing to Engineers," sneered Akesode.
"Bray is panting with terror at
the mere hint of EUS violence.''
"Akesode is chicken," Bray
Ten minutes after the heated
exchange, Akesode revealed to a
reporter that he had received
further information on the incident, and claimed full ASUS responsibility for the affair.
"ASUS did it to combat campus apathy," Akesode claimed,
"and to show the campus that
an Artsman can outwit an Engineer anytime."
Investigations Committee officials have not yet stated whether they will concur with Bray's
request and lay charges in connection with the incident.
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On University Boulevard
Filmsoc To  Show
Noon-hour  Series
Film Society presents a series
of short noon hour films on each
of the next three Tuesdays, commencing February 28th.
The series includes two of the
Mr. Magoo series entitled "Mc-
Goo's Masterpiece" and the
'Gerald McBoing—Boing's Symphony." The latter won the
academy award for cartoons in
There are also two of the
famous, silent Charlie Chaplin
pictures of the same calibre of
those which packed the auditorium during a similar presentation last year. Running time of
each film is approximately twenty  minutes.
Your  old  Double Breasted
Suit to be made into a
Single Breasted  Model
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Campus capers
call for Coke
The accent's on hi-jinks at the
Winter Carnival and a happy part
of the occasion is refreshment...
with delicious ice-cold Coca-Cola.
«■* Soccer Team Trys
Varsity soccer team returns
to the pitches this weekend,
■weather permitting, when they
face North Vancouver Celtics
in the First Round of the Provincial Cup. The game is slated
for 2 p.m. Saturday probably at
Trimble Park as campus fields
•re unplayable.
The Birds, who sport an eleven
game unbeaten slreak, are favorites  for   this   outing.   How
ever, the Celtics are high up in
Second Division standings and
are renowned giant killers.
The North Shore team is big
and fast with several ex-coast
leaguers in their ranks. But the
Birds pattern playing and conditioning will prove the difference.
The Celtics are a kick and
run team with lots of hustle
but they shouldn't upset Varsity's smooth passing forward line
led by Fred Green, Frank Sealy,
and Bruce Ashdown.
The Fourth Division Mainland UBC Chiefs are scheduled
to meet P.M.B.A. on campus Sunday at 2 p.m. The Chiefs have
not been too impressive this
season but in this matter the
two teams are evenly matched
and on Sunday they should provide some interesting fare.
So far this season the Chiefs
have lacked consistent scoring
punch. They have relied mostly
on the overworked defence led
by Bill Smith and goalie John
Isberg. Sunday the forwards
hope to remedy  this  situation.
Post Open For W.A.A.
Friday, February 24, 1956
Applications for the 1956-57
Women's team managerial positions, and Public Relations Officer for W.A.A. are due by
noon March 9th. Applications
must be in the form of a formal
letter stating qualifications and
experience, addressed to W.A.A.
secretary Barb Stafford, Women's gym.
Some of the teams open for
managerial offices are Badminton, Grass Hockey junior  and
senior teams, Basketball (junior
and senior and women's rules),
Volley-Ball and  Archery.
Applications by letter for
JM.A.A. Secretary must be in to
Athletic Director Bus Phillips
in the Men's gym by next Tuesday, February 28. Letters should
contain a full statement of qualifications and marital status. Selection will be announced February 29.
OUTSTANDING STAR forward turned defenseman for
the UBC Thunderbird Hockey
squad is Bobby Geigrich. Bob
was one of the few who scored
for UBC in their journey
through Colorado. The Birds
may have lost in the scoring
column but they won in their
reputation as one of the cleanest hockey teams on ice.
Come Forth
UBC's newly founded sailing
team met with limited success
on its trip to Seattle to compete
against the University of Washington, Seattle Univ., C.P.S.,
and Reid College. Bruce Taylor
and Keith Plant skippered the
UBC boats into fourth position
by finishing well up on the
final day of racing.
The boys, not acquainted with
the Seattle boats, started slowly. After the first series they
were in fourth place ahead o£
Reid  College.
In the final series UBC came
alive and was a serious threat.
Taylor and Dave Burton came
up with two seconds and a third.
Plant and Peter McBean had a
fifth, seventh and eighth after
sailing good delaying races.
UBC's big moment came in the
final race of the regatta when
Taylor and Burton were defeated by inches. The other
crew had successfully covered
the rest of the fleet allowing
Taylor to slip through.
The final results showed UBC
solidly entrenched in fourth
place with 129 points to Univ.
of Wash, winning total of 62ai.
Seattle Univ. and C.P.S. were
second and third with 93 and
104 respectively.
In the individual results,
UBC's Bruce Taylor ended up
in fourth place with 49 points,
20 behind winner Ron MacFar-
lane from University of Washington. Next in line for UBC
was Keith Plant in ninth place.
Swim Team
Lost Again
In an Evergreen Conference
Swim meet at Bellingham, Tuesday, Western Washington Vikings splashed their way to a
55-29 victory over UBC.
The Vikings revenged an earlier defeat by the 'Birds, who
edged past Washington 44-36
in the first meet  of the season.
Ken Doolan and Dan Francis
took top honours in the Diving,
placing first and second respectively. Doug Kilburn also
earned a first place, paddling
home first in the backstroke.
Denis Fieldwalker managed second places in the 226 and 440
yard freestyle events, and rower
Bill McKerlich splashed home
second in the 50 and 100 yard
freestyle. THE UBYSSEY
Friday, February 24j 1956
Birds vs. C-Fun
Saturday at UBC
With  their Olympic hopes riding  in  the  balance,  UBC
Thunderbirds meet Alberni and Seafuns in the second of the
three weekends of B. C. championship basketball.
Coach    Pomfret's    collegians^
travel to the island tonight for
a game at the home of the Canadian champion Alberni Athletics. Meanwhile Eilers and Sea-
funs will play at King Edward
gym in the other playoff contest, after UBC Braves and
YMCA meet in the preliminary
at  6:45  p.m.
Saturday evening, the Birds
host Seafuns at 8:30 p.m. in the
first game of the B. C. series
to be played at the UBC War
Memorial gym. Eilers are at
Alberni to complete the weekend schedule.
Thirty-five students will accompany the Birds to Alberni
tonight to help the team in its
effort to break the Athletics'
heme court mastery. The A's
have lost only one game on their
home floor to Canadian opposition all season, that to Seafuns
last Friday.
Both Alberni and UBC have
a one win, one loss record in the
six game round robin play-offs.
The Birds' defeat also came at
the hands of Seafuns, and both
squads hold wins over Eilers.
Alberni will be at full strength
with the exception of Elmer
Speidel. The A's playing coach
is an American citizen and ineligible to play in the championships, although he can still serve
in a coaching capacity.
Seafuns are the only undefeated team in the playoffs and
at UBC Saturday will face a
team that is out to revenge its
52-50 upset last Saturday. Lanky
Bob Pickell is the big gun for
'Funs with the improving , Bob
Burtwell always a heavy scor
ing threat.
In play previous to the B. C.
tourney,   Birds   have   split   two
games with Lance Hudson's
radio squad, winning in the Totem Tournament at UBC in November but dropping an exhibition game to Seafuns during
the Christmas holidays.
Jack Pomfret has been particularly pleased with the play
of some of Ihe lesser stars on
his squad and rests much of
his hope for a double win on
In their final Evergreen Conference tilt of the season last
Monday, a skeleton Bird team
of seven players gave the highly-
touted second place Central
Washington Wildcats the scare
of their lives before bowing in
the final two seconds of the
game,  52-50.
The team was composed of
Mike Fraser, Jack Henwood,
Gordie Gimple, Frank Tarling,
Jim Pollock, Lyall Levy, and
Ted Saunders. Every player
scored at least four points and
none more than 12 in a brilliant
exhibition of control basketball
in which UBC scored 54 per cent
of its shots from the floor.
Jack Pomfret, very pleased
with the squad's gutty performance, reports that the Thunderbirds held a 50-46 lead with
three minutes to play and even
with a 50-50 tie were at the foul
line with seven seconds to play.
Only a desparation basket in
the final seconds beat the Birds,
who held star center Bill Coordes
in check throughout the game.
The loss gave UBC a record of
seven wins against 11 defeats
in the Evergreen Conference
which is the best showing in
history and eclipses the old record  of two victories.
Braves Can Surprise
In  Final  To-night
UBC's basketball Braves can
pull one of the biggest upsets
of the season to-night when they
take on league champion
Y.M.C.A. in the fourth game
of the best of five Junior Men's
Mainland finals in a preliminary
to the Eiler C-Fun B.C. Olympic
clash at King Ed Gym. Game
times are 6.45 and 8:30.
Braves, coached by "Curly"
Mullins, took a two to one game
lead in the finals last Wednesday night when Lance Stephens
calmly stepped to the free shot
line and sank both shots with
only four seconds left to make
the score 54-52. This was the second loss suffered by the "Y"
squad who went through the
regular schedule undefeated.
The game was strictly a defensive show, while the ball control was very ragged compared
to the Monday night contest.
The Y.M.C.A. quintet outshot
the Braves almost two to one,
but with poor shooting managed
to just keep up to the collegians.
lead early in the game but by
half time, "Y" had chopped the
margin to three points and at
three quarter time, had a 37-36
lead. It seemed as if the Braves
were going to follow the same
pattern of other contests with
"Y" when UBC grabbed an
early lead and then fell down
under the full court pressure as
Hudson's quintet took the lead.
However, with only sixteen
seconds left, John McNee took
a jump shot and missed but Dave
Horton was there to make the
tip In and tie the score 46-46
to force the contest into over-
The five minute overtime period saw John McNee and Lance
Stephens score two and four
points respectively while "Y'"s
Ken Oddy, Lome Holyoak and
Charlie O'Fallon matched the
count with two points each.
The game looked like it was in
for another overtime period
When Tom Elkington slashed
Braves centre  Lance Stephens
BARRY DRUMMOND, Thunderbirds' defensive guard,
plays with the team tonight in Alberni and tomorrow
evening at 8:30 p.m. in the UBC gym against Seafuns.
Birds must win both games to stay in contention in the
B.  C. playoffs. —Photo by  Bill Cunningham
Wwen* £/twt &iep
Braves  took   an  eight  point to set up the UBC win.
UBC Junior Girl's basketball
team is now out of the picture
in the junior Women's play-offs,
resulting from a 38-25 defeat
by Sunset. The team had just
been taken over by coach Bill
Savage who also trains the
Thunderettes, and did not have
sufficient time to work on new
* *      *
Saturday night, in the Women's gym, both the Thunderettes and UBC teams will play
two invitational games against
the Victoria College team.
* *      *
The women's rules basketball
team is off to Tacoma this weekend where they will take part
in a n Inter - (jollegiate meet.
Coached by Miss Penny, the
team has been competing in several practice games for the past
month against both Crofton
House and York House Schools.
The Women's ski team are
now on campus after their long
Varsity XV
Play Tide'
In Victoria
Varsity meets t h e Crimson
Tide of Victoria to-morrow in the
first McKechnie Cup matcli of
the season in Victoria at 2
p.m. Two Cirmichael Cup con*
tests are scheduled for the Aggie
Field Saturday, Tomahawks
playing Ex-Tech Seconds at 1:15,
and Papooses tangling with Red*
skins at 2:30.
Victoria will be represented
by a strong fifteen, including
three members of the B.C. All-
Stars, who defeated a combined
Oxford-Cambridge side here
last year. The three players are
Ray Coulton, Gary Webster, and
Keith McDonald, a former Scot*
tish Interntional. The Crimson
Tide have a speedy winger in
sprinter Raphael Duke, and a
forward in Harry Turner that
never gets tired.
The Varsity have been holding
work-outs in the Gym over the
spell of bad weather, and will be
better -conditioned and less rusty than the Victoria squad.
Coaches Howell and Laithwaite
have been putting the team
through vigorous work - outa
three times a Week, with plenty
of passing and running. The
backline has had time to work
on their plays, and dry weather
Saturday would make for a
wide-open, razzle-dazzle contest.
week-end down on the Whitefish
Hills of Montana, where they
were entered in an Inter-Collegiate ski meet. Despite their
many Sunday training jaunts
up Seymour, and the able coaching of Bill McLean, the UBC
squad came last in the championships.
The senior girl's basketball
team won their second game in
the semifinals of the senior
"B" league Wednesday night,
by decisively overcoming Sunset, 48-32, in what proved to be
one of the slower games of the
The Thunderettes will now be
in hard training for next week's
final game, in which they will
again attempt to knock Eilers
from first place in the city "B"
In doing so they will face the
Victoria League finalists for the
B.C. championships. Eilers, beaten 4-1 games by the Thunderettes, managed to take the league
by total points.
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Friday, February 24, 1956
ELUSIVE   $600
PSPA Surplus Funds
Missing In California
Student Councillors are on the
trail of an elusive $600 said to
be somewhere in the vicinty of
San Diego, California—but so
far, they've not seen the money.
The $600 is the sum left over
from the last convention of the
Pacific Students' Presidents Association, held last summer in
San Diego, California. UBC this
year is host University for the
convention, and the money
rightfully belongs to the PSPA
■convention committee here at
Bo' PSPA committee members
can't get their hands on the
AMS Pr'sident Ron Bray has
sent thro • telegrams to Bob
House, San Diego State University Studen •: Council President,
with no r a>U. Several longdistance pho -e calls to the Dean j
of Men .-ed to the Students'
Council ;t San Diego have also
failed to  retrieve  the  money.
Bray I , ■: even written a letter to tlv    President  of the San '
Send O'Brien
Campus Conservative club
Secretary Terry O'Brien
leaves today for a three day
student Conservative convention  in  Ottawa.
Resolutions from UBC at
the convention will include
a motion to withhold recognition of Red China and a bid
to have student lees deductible as profession dues from
income tax payment,
Keynote address of the convention will be delivered by
National Conservative leader
George Drtw. National policy
will be discussed by a three
man panel of John Diefen-
baker, Donald Fleming, and
Leon Balcer.
Diego   University,   but   so   far
has received no answer.
"If there's no answer by next
week, we'll have to phone the
President,'' Bray said.
Chairman of last year's PSPA
committee at San Diego has left
school,  councillors said.
If  the   money   is  not   found.
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Marcel LeBlanc. Their report freely conceded that NFCUS
needed reform, but advocated policy of "reform from within"
instead of outright withdrawal.
The report cited the example of the World University
Service, which, by adding a dynamic, well-trained permanent
staff, rose from a listless body to that of a vital, functioning
national organization.
Abstention   Report   'Middle   Way'
The abstention report, written by Brian Smith, advocated
a "middle way" between the majority and minority reports.
UBC will have to pay the extra j Smith advocated a one-year trial period, and a conference of
| $600, AMS Treasurer Geoff Con- '• tne  withdrawn   universities  to discuss  NFCUS   reform.
, way said. The  convention  will Council  rejected  Smith's  proposal  since  it   felt  NFCUS*
icost $1600. , . •♦    ir
had had ample opportunity to prove itself.
The PSPA convention is sche- ^ ... ..       f      »Tpnno      .,Lj i ...■
.,.,    ..     ,n  ,,       . ,.   . Councillors  voting for NFCUS  withdrawal  were:  Mike
duled for May 12, 13, and 14 at   , ,„ A, _ *L „    ,. „    ,        _    ,.
the Hotel Georgia. Nearly 200 Je'fery, Al Thackray, Ron Longstaffe, Maureen Sankey, Geoff
! delegates from 69 universities on. Conway, Bob Hutchinson, and Helen McLean.
! the Pacific Coast are expected '        Opposed to the majority report were: Dave Hemphill, Don
to attend. .McAllum and Bob McLean.
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