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TUT V
YSSEY
VOLUME XXXVI
VANCOUVER, B.C., TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1954
Price 5c;   No. 29
Council Approves NFCUS Fee
Kiernan
Dodges
Housing
by Bob Bone
Agriculture minister W. K.
Kiernan couldn't dodge the
issue of UBC's building program when he addressed the
student Social Credit club
Monday noon.
Although Mi. Kiernan's topic
of discussion wis titled "Orderly
Marketing in BC,", 90% of the
questions dealt with the Social
Credit government attitude to-
wafdi UBC's stalled building
program.
'If the pushing of a few keys
on an adding machine can put
away $38,000,000 for public
debt, couldn't $10,000,000 be
put away for us?" was the opinion of one of the students in the
audience.
Mr. Kiernan defended government action by saying that there
were "other questions more
pressing to BC's economic development."
In answer to McGoun cup debater John Coates' pressing questions on the building plan, the
provincial minister stated, "I am
agricultural minister, not minister of education."
John Redekop, Social Credit
club president, came to Kiernan's aid by saying that questions on .this problem would be
answered by Premier Bennett
when he comes to the campus in
a few weeks.
Oi| the lUbJect. of Orderly
Marketing, kiernan said that
"marketing boards do considerable towards building a stable
economy, along with industry."
The concept of orderly marketing was evolved during the
depression of the thirties to at-
(Contlnued on Page 3)
(See "KIERNAN")
NEWS ITEMs Applied science student allegedly
intoxicated, fined for breaking Brock window.      r '
"BOTTLE FATIGUE
UBC LOOSES
Ministers Son Does His
Part To Crush  Kinseyism'
Promiscuity and Kinsey were crushed by University off
Manitoba McGoun cup debaters Friday when UBC's affirmative team lost £M before a capacity audience.
UBC and University of Alberta tied for second, each having
♦won a debate, and University of
Saskatchewan came last.
Poll Finds
Discipline
Unpopular
Disciplinary action should be
handled by a group independent of the Undergraduates Society's committee is the opinion
of the majority of students interviewed in a Ubyssey poll
Monday.
In reply to the question, "Are
you in favpr of the formation
of separate investigating and judicial committees to deal with
infractions of the AMS constitution, as opposed to the present
disciplinary system?" 33 out of
53 students replied in the affirmative.
The poll is the result of widespread agitation to have UBC's
"criminal code" revamped.
"The matter should definitely
be kept in student hands," said
Morris  Brown,  first year Arts.
"Let the RCMP take care of
Applied Science students," was
the comment of another student,
who refused to give his name.
Other students shied away
from the idea of an investigating committee, and some voiced
the opinion that any judicial
committee would become the I
playground of the Law students, j
Overwhelming opposition was
voiced to the idea of a boost of
the present $5 maximum fine
provided for those found guilty
of infractions of the AMS constitution. Forty-six students turned thumbs down on this proposal, with seven favoring thc
idea.
"I don't think any punishment
should be financial," said Ron
Robinson, fourth year 'Commerce.
The general feeling on this
subject was that "money means
too little to some students, and
too much to most."
Teacher Says
Teacher Not
Teaching All
'No teacher knows all the answers," Mr. MacKenzie, principal of Gladstone Senior High
School told the teacher training
class at the panel discussion on
"Problems Facing a Beginning
Teacher," January 15.
"The more we seek others'
opinions and techniques the
more the profession grows," he
said.
The necessity of learning from
others was stressed by the six
teachers on the panel in their
answers to a series of questions
posed by the teacher training
class.
Miss Boyle of King Edward
High School teaching staff felt
that the prime requisite for a
a teacher was sense of humor.
She added that a teacher should
not be dowdy or careless in
dress.
.  "Don't   be    teacheritis,"    she
laughed.
Mr. McDougal, principal of
North Vancouver High School
said that teachers should have
other interests outside of the
classroom.
Dixielanders
To Blow Blues
In Jazz Show
One of Manitoba's debaters
who apoke here, Charles Huband,
is the son oi the Winnipeg minister of Grace United Church,
where the Manitoba division of
the annual debates were forbidden by church officials.
Topic was the same at all universities: "That the Kinsey Reports are a benefit to society."
Dr. F. W. B. Smith, Vancouver
veterinary  scientist and  public j
speaking  expert,   described  the \
debate as one of the best he had'
ever heard at UBC. j
DANGEROUS I
Gerald Jewers, negative Manitoba speaker, described the Kin- j
sey  report  as  "dangerous  and)
misleading,"   and   consisting   of
"limitation after limitation."
All the statistics set down by
Dr. Kinsey, he said, have no
meaning to the layman, and do
him mor harm than good.
His main criticism was that
Kinsey had made only an interim report rather than a complete
survey of the entire United
States, as was his intention.
Therefore, the reports concern
only one eighth of the people
intended to be covered and
could not possibly be applied to
society as a whole, said the debater.
This speaker decried the treatment given to Kinsey's reports
by newspapers and magazines,
resulting in a "lurid sensationalism."
"HYPROCRISY"
John Coates, UBC speaker,
said he found the shock and dismay which greeted the debate
title difficult to understand. The
topic was selected, he said, be-
in-
PUBLIC SCHOOL KIDS
SET GOOD EXAMPLE
The fame of UBC's World
University Service Committee
has extended into the classrooms
of a public school.
The sixth grade class at General Montgomery School of
South Westminster has donated
$6.06 to the committee. The
class, taught by former UBC
student Norman Dent, is also
planning to give WUSC the proceeds from their forthcoming
Easter concert.
Man, the Auditorium will
really jump on Wed. when Jazz
Society presents Rene William's, cause thm, is a moral issU(.
Totem City Jazz Band in a concert that is strickly dixie.
Known for their uninhibited
stomping, music and ties the
Dixielanders will blow such
dixie anthems as Muskrat Ramble, St. Louis Blues, and Mah-
ogony Hall Stomp, New Orleans
style.
Father fig John Dewolfe will
head the lineup which will include Pete Watt,drums; Dave
Pepper, trombone; Frank Baker,
trumpet; and Rene Williams,
piano.
Doc Hamilton and Louis Rael
will leave the ranks of the Vancouver Symphony to add bass
and clarinet to the group.
New Committee Formed
To  Study   Discipline
Rumored threat of UBC withdrawal from the National
Federation of Canadian University Students was temporarily
banished Monday night when student council voted to pay the
20 cent per student NFCUS fee for this year.
At the meeting, council also formed a committee to study
and revise the disciplinary code proposed by the Undergraduate
Societies Committee. $	
Jobs Offered;
450 Apply;
Job Cancelled
A Saturday job that was to
pay UBC student? $3,1.00 a week
was announced "cancelled" by
the Placement service, Friday,
as students queued for interviews.
Placement service announced
earlier in the week that a Saturday job would be available
for 400 students at $8 a day,
each Saturday until the end of
the term.
Students turned away were
not told the reason for the cancellation, but Personnel Director John McLean announced
Monday that the unnamed firm
wanted only help that could
work Saturdays through the
summer as well as during the
term.
Party Chief
Won't Reveal
Membership
volved, and the refusal of people | President Archie McGugan re-j
to accept the truth concerned!fuses to reveal the membership!
is a "black hypocrisy." i °* llis newly-formed Labor- Pro-
The threat of withdrawal from
NFCUS came when UBC delegates Ivan Feltham and Vaughan.
-.yon returned from the NFCUS
drawl form NFCUS rather thin
pay the proposed 30 cent raise
in Federation fees.
The ftO cent fee, supported
by University of Toronto delegates  was   approved   at   the
NFCUS conference in spite of
threats   of   withdrawal   from
UBC  and other delegates.
Students at the University of
Toronto, in a recent referendum,
voted against  the fee increase,
reversing the stand of their representatives   and   leaving   the
NFCUS   fee   increase   an   open
question   until   the   conference
next October.
Effect of the council motion
here is that UBC will remain
in NFCUS this year without
a change in fees, with the entire NFCUS question left to a
later date.
t n* op
cil to examine the discipline
The committee set up by coun-
code presented by UBC president Jim McNish will consist
of the AMS president, the USC
chairman, the Public Relations
Officer, one other member from
Student Council and one member from UBC.
The propsed code, approved
"in principle" by the meeting
Monday  noon,  calls   for  the
USC to carry out the three
tasks of investigating, judging
and sentencing.
Council criticism   of the plan
pointed  out  that no  provisions
has been made to determine who
should  lay  charges   before   the
committee in thc first place.
PLEADED GUILTY
Student Council at the same
meeting approved the fine of $2
levied   by   the   discipline   com
'tween dosses
CLU To Air
LPP Beliefs
CIVIL    LIBERTIES    UNION
presents Nigel Morgan who will
speak on the L.P.P. view on
Civil Liberties at noon today
in Arts 100. On January 26 A.
Ainsworth will present the Conservative point of view.
LUTHERAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION are holding a meeting at noon today in Arts 103.
Pastor Rocde of Christ American Lutheran Church will lead
the study group.
PHRATERES Bowling League
will meet from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
today at the Varsity Recreations.
OLEE CLUB rehearsal will
be held at noon today in HM 1.
JAZZ SOCIETY will hold
their regular meeting at noon
today in the Brock Stage Room.
JAZZ SOCIETY are holding a
Concert of Dixieland Jazz Wednesday in the Auditorium. Music will be provided by Rex William's Totem City Jazz Band,
LITERARY MAGAZINE enthusiasts are meeting Wednesday
noon ln Arts 103.
VARtlTY  OUTDOOR   CLUB
will present a ski film at their
general meeting Wednesday
noon in Applied Science 200.
The Hollyburn Invasion next Saturday will be  discussed.
FRESHMAN UNDERGRADUATE SOCIETY Committee reports are available in the AMS
office. The next meeting of the
FUSC  will be held on Friday,
mittee against Ross Crain who iJanuary 22 in Arts 104. Results
pleaded guilty to the charge of I of the reports must be bro"«ht
having  made   a   copy   of   the jto thls meetm«-
Brock  Hall  master  key.    Also j ■	
approved   was    the   discipline1    Application for the position
James   Mastin   the   cost   of  the  ,       ,       " „„     „,.       ,       „
Brock Hall window he allegedly jio &e AMS offlce by 12*30
broke  Wednesday  afternoon.     ! Wednesday.
MARDI GRAS QUEEN - JANIE SHRUM
He told of a Brock coffee shop
incident the other day to illustrate the "hypocrisy." Some
friends and a sorority acquaintance were discussing the latest
report oves cups of coffee. The
sorority girl thought it was a
shame the way Kinsey painted
American womanhood, saying
that all the girls in her sorority
were "pure white. If any one of
us lost our whiteness, we'd be
kicked out."
(Continued on Page 3'
(See  "KINSEY")
gressive Club. !
A  Ubyssey survey of campus,'
i political clubs Wednesday show--
j ed   membership  ranging   up   to,
,(}2, but no official count of LPP;
members.   "Since   the  Canadian
government discriminates against
LPP members, I haven't the authority   to   release   membership
"statistics."
Co-operative Commonwealth
Federation club led the membership count with 62, with the Liberals following with 50. Progressive Conservative club claims 22
members,
-Photo by Jce Quan
_______*__. PAGE TWO
THE   UBYSSEY
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Tueifday, January 19, 1954
THE UBYSSEY      cmm^!
MEMBER, CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS
Authorized as second class mail, Post Office, Dept., Ottawa
Mall subscriptions 2 per year. Student subscriptions $1.20 per year
(included in AMS feesj! 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.
Editorln-Chitf ALLAN FOTHERINGHAM
Managing Editor—Peter Sypnowich City Editor—Ed Parker
Executive Editor—Jerome Angel Sports Editor—Stan Beck
Senior editor this issue Bert Gordon
Also toiled: Sandy Ross, Ian MacKenzie, Ray Logie, Pat
Carney, Ken Lamb, Bruce McWilliams, Bill Stavdal, Larry Roten-
berg, Dick Dolman, Dave Hallelt, Rosemary Kent-Barber, Peter
Krosby, Dorothy Davis. Sports: Martin Chess, Geoff Conway, Mike
Glaapie, Louis Savery.
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Improve Self Help
University of Toronto officials are eyeing enviously
UBC's self-help plan, one of the best in Canada. But there
are still many kinks to be ironed out before UBC does any
complacent back-patting.
For 10 hours work per week some 140 students who probably could not otherwise atterld university are earning from
$25i to $30 a month clerking in the book store, sweeping class
room floors or stacking books in the library. But no jobs are
available for at least 150 more who need the assistance of such
a program.
The success and further expansion of the self-help plan
depend on the quality of work done by students now receiving
aid and more efficient organization and control by the departments hiring students under this plan. The book store is one
department which needs investigation and modification if self-
help is to be a success. Bookstore Service is much worse than
It could be, even in the present overcrowded shack.
Perhaps the nine-hour week worked by student help is not
long enough for clerks to become fully acquainted with the
system of handling books and supplies. Perhaps some students
should not be placed in a job where they are selling to other
students because of the danger of treating customers in a
cavalier fashion with no attempt made to give fast courteous
service. Or it may be that a poor choice has been made in
placing students in particular jobs.
In any case something must be done to improve self- help
plan in bookstore operations. Some alternative which does not
rate assistance to nine students so much higher than efficient
service to 5500 students should be attempted. It's time to get
rid of the wrinkles in the otherwise smooth-working self-help
program.
When you come to think of it we can't see why Mr. Feltham banned card-playing in the cat, it's probably safer than
eating.
GUEST EDITORIAL
Are Frats Un-Canadian
Are fraternities un-Canadian? That is the burning
question and one which h of vital interest to every student
on the campus.
We might ask; why are fraternity activities conducted behind closed doors? Why the atmosphere of stealth and secrecy? Have these people something to hide? Is there something of which they are mortally ashamed?
' A mind infected with the virus of Bolshevism might say
these organizations "smell of class distinction." But his criticism is superficial in the extreme. Some authorities maintain
that all the cloak-and-dagegr paraphernalia is to make th?
members feel mysterious and important. This same element,
for example, is often found in the play of children or in the
rituals of some of the more primitive savages.
But is this all? Are there deeper, more significant reasons
for( .the secrecy? The frat rushing pamphlet (Fraternity
Rushing at UBC) lays much emphasis on "fellowship." Just
what does this mean? Could it be that the frats are attracting
more than their share of individuals with homosexual proclivities?
In a word, what goes on behind the barred doors? To
answer these questions we propose a thorough investigation
by an impartial fact-finding committee. The committee could,
for example, conduct an inquiry into the motives for joining
frats. Certain malicious elements present at this institution
have intimated that some people join frats, not out of altruistic tendencies but from a desire for possible future pecuniary
gain and the like.
An investigation such as the one proposed would do much
to clear the air. In other words, wo could make sure that the
keen wind of democracy blows without restraint on every
corner of the campus. The frats must be given a chance to
vindicate their honour.
The investigation, would, of course, be caried on under
wraps. This would prevent it from disturbing the placidness
of the campus in general. Furthermore, it would stifle any
rumour-mongering or indiscritniate charges which might arise
as a result of the inquiry being undertaken.
After the Student's tribuanl or vigilantes committee had
studied the case, there would of course, be only two alternatives. Either the frats would be guilty or they would not be
guilty. If the former were true, then their exodus from the
campus would have to be only a question of time.
If however, the honour of the frats were vindicated; if
it can be proved that they add luster to the name of the university or I hat they assist in human well-being and so forth,
then they should no longer remain as separate bodies but
come under the protect ing wing of the AMS.
—Johann Slnya,
Members, Sparkplug Committee
Mickey Spillgore
Visits English 200
Something clanged and eight little men with triphammers beat on the back of my eyeballs. It was the alarm.
I lay there, too scared to open my eyes for fear they would fall
out on the floor. Next time I'll1 drink good, old-fashioned
liquor at Mardi Gras.
I got up, took a quick smash of ethyl alcohol to clear my
throat, lit a Lucky and fell down thc stairs. The old lady had
done the bacon too crisp so I smashed her over the head with a
milk bottle. Those new square bottles made a nice dent I thought
as I watched her lie moaning under the table. She wouldn't do
the bacon so crisp next time.
I grabbed my rod from behind the cookie jar, lit up a
Lucky and walked out the back door, lamming a final jam pail
at the old lady as I did so. A small dog, resembling my Psych
lecturer, was sniffing at the garbage pail. I lashed out at him
with my foot. I felt my loafer dig into something soft and he
went flying over the fence to land in a rose bush. I had to wipe
my feet off on the snow. He wouldn't sniff our garbage next
time.
Mike Hammer Meets Milton
The driver of the car chain was late so I smashed in the
ftpnt window with my rod and drove glass splinters into his
face. He wouldn't be late next time.
English-200 this morning. I slouched on the steps of the hut
smoking a Lucky and watched the broads go into the classroom.
One little blonde built like a Coca-Cola bottle didn't look at me
so I plugged her. I stuffed the body under the stairs as the
prof came along.
He was wearing a tweed jacket, blue denims, a plttk shirt,
plaid tie, hip rubber boots, a boy scout beanie and around his
leg he wore a purple garter. He wasn't smoking a Lucky. I spat
blood-flecked saliva on his feet as he went by and I could see
the shivers of fear run from his faded blues to his beanie.
He'll smoke a Lucky next time.
He started in on some square called Milton so I lit up a
Lucky, walked up to the front, broke his leg with his own
College Survey, then shot him through one eye to see how the
other one looked. It looked scared.
I lit a Lucky and wandered out. A broad in a Buick convert
went by and didn't wave. I tattooed a dirty word in the left
door with my rod before she could pass. She'd wave next time. "
An applied science slob stepped out from behind a cigarette
butt. I cut him off at the knees and watched him hobble on
the stumps back to the applied science building. He'd take arts
next time.
Registrar On the Run
Drove a few shots through the administration building
window and laughed as I watched the stenos scatter. They
wouldn't give me sups the next time.
Lit up a Lucky. Wandered down to the caf. Couldn't find a
seat so shot 17 sorority girls one by one as they sat at their
table, knee-deep in butts and wilted dance programs. They
screamed their allegiance to Alpha Gumma Gumma as they
choked on their own blood. Had the whole table myself. Lit
a Lucky and flicked the match into the blonde hair of a broad
three tables away. I liked the crisp smell of her burning flesh,
reminded me of 'today's special.' Nothing to do so I shot up
the assembly line belt. A waitress broke into tears. I shot out
both her eyes.   She wouldn't cry next time.
A broad who I had met in the steam bath last week sidled
up. She not only came at me in sections, the sections had
partitions. She was wearing off-the-shoulder paddle shoes. She
felt nice and soft against me. I clobbered her with a bun and
she Ftiffened out.  She wouldn't be soft next time.
Smoke Chesterfields
Went down to Brock hall. Caught a guy cheating at poker,
smashed his coffee cup on the table and cut off both his arms
about ;j'.i" below his elbows. He wouldn't cheat next time. At
least if he did. he'd do'it with his feet.
Lit a  Lucky and tossed it in the mail box as I went into
the AMS office. Saw Feltham and Goldsmith. Cut off Feltham's
head just above his ankles and cut off Goldsmith's feet just above     |
his ears.   They wouldn't raise my fees next time.        %
Went outside and saw a stack of Ubysseys. Burnt them all     [
with a Lucky.  You won't read the Ubyssey next time.
LETTERS TO  THE EDITOR
The first person to have the
honor of receiving the Ubyssey's RASPBERRY OF THE
WEEK award is Fred Balleta,
New York tailor and chairman of the Custom Tailor's
Guild who recently lambasted
Bing Crosby and Arthur Godfrey for dressing "carelessly."
As an exponent of comfortable, sloppy mode of dress, the
Ubyssey asks all students to
devote two minutes of hate
to Balleta who presented the
panty-waist award of the best-
dressed man in America to
Porfirio Rubirosa, Barbara
Hutton's latest aquisition. Balleta said, "For the sake of
male prestige, men like Godfrey and Crosby should always dress carefully when appearing before the public or
being photographed.
Baloney . . .
DIRT HERE!
Whal    big,    tough    Applied
Science   paid ran   lo  Ihe  AMS
president because of the bully-
in l; tactics of the Ubyssey'.'
(Answer  next   week).
U. ofW. Offers   j
Scientific  Russian
A new short course in scienti-i
fie Russian is being offered by
the Far Eastern Department of;
the University of Washington,   j
A professor of the department i
said thc decision  was made  in
view of the large   amount of re-!
search  carried  on   by   the Russian scientists. t
Boy on phone: "I was wondering if you're free tonight."
Girl: "No, but I'll be reasonable.'
CLASSIFIED
Mine. ELLA HESS, TEACHER I
of singing • — Italian "Bel;
Canto." Experienced Europ—i
can trained artist. Coaching
Opera. Concert and Radio—
TV. Correct voice production,
defective singing corrected.
KF.. 8334.
CAMERA ON MONDAY, JAN.
IM. Contact A. Kempc. Ph.
KE. 2115-1,.
ON JANUARY 11, ON THE,
campus, one set of Austin car
keys in a red leather case.
If found please phone KE.
2464-L
BLACK LOOSE LEAF containing Slide Rule. Would finder
at least return noles. Wall
Mo.nI in. Phone C\l. 350fi.
OXK PAli! OE IIOKN-RIMMED
el.i--.es. Phone AL. OlMriM.
TYPINO QUrCKLY AND AC-
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Charlie Under Fire
Editor: THE UBYSSEY:
Dear Sir,
I am most, anxious to meet
one of your reporters, Mr.
Charlie Watt. I have a battery
of tests for which he might
prove a most interesting subject.
His recent articles on student
tours and "Love and Marriage" seem to indicate a pervasive attitude or preoccupation with libido and objects
?nd activities related thereto:
nylon panties, "Mom and Dad."
osculation, etc.
Preponderance of the terms
"mother" and "Mom" in his
brief accounts of the accumulated know-how of a mature
and lively cleric, plus the
whole tone of these accounts,
in Which said cleric io transformed into an authoritarian
mother-figure, leads me to suspect a mother-fixation in the
tortuous labryinths of his unconscious.
One hopes, for the sake of
the security of femalee on this
campus, that the same reported
did not write the reecnt smirking parodies on Dr. Kinsey's
repbrfs.
Anxously,
M. Turpin
Graduate Psychology.
Editor, THE UBYSSEY:
With 'reporter' Charlie
Watt' sexcursus on Dr. A. M.
Trenrell's Thursday talk on
"Love and Marriage," Ubssey
reporting has hit a new low.
The distortion arising from the
(prejudices of the writer stands
in the very worst tradition of
tabloid sensationalism. It seems
that Watt did not like Dr.
Trendell's opinions about kiss-
in (a comment made in a few
sentences of a fourty-minute
address): Watt reacted; hence
three-quarters of his story is
an awkward attempt to depict
this small incident with sardonic scorn. It is depressing that
such reporting is tolerated, by
a university newspaper especially. Of mature and honest
journalism, which put aside
its private phobias and records
what actually takes place, Watt
appears to know nothing. And
the  Ubyssey prints his  stuff!
And with a BY-LINE!
Further evidence of Watt's
calibre may be seen in his insertion, "SCM Plans Love
Talks," in which he states that
"segregated audiences" "will
hear the third lecture,, on the
physical aspects of marriage.
It seems lhal Wall's ears were
clouded by his Inner tensions;
otherwise he would have heard
Dr. Trendell suggest this plan,
but leave the decision pro or
con to the S. C. M. Thursday
afternoon our group decided
unanimously that this talk
should be given to a mixed audience; Dr. Trendell has concurred.
It is interesting, too, that
this notice deals entirely with
the third lecture, on the physical relationship, which is two
weeks away. One might have
expected next Thursday's lecture (on the marriage cere-
mony^ to be mentioned. It
isn't. Watch him, girlsl
Watt's subjective colorations
are not confined to the report
of this one event. In the same
Friday issue, his report on the
travel folder of the Overseas
Education League focusses on
one sentence on the desirability
of nylon underwear . . . which
Watt construes as "nylon panties" ("bumming around"). His
attention seems obsessively rl-
vetted upon one particular
area. Interest in sex it natural
in a young man, yes Indeed,
but on can have too much of
a good thing.
Watt's style of Deporting, I
feel, could well bring him an
offer from the Chicago Tribune, depending on the extent
of Colonel McCormick's concern for the safety of his female employees. But please.
Ubyssey, turn off these high-
powered Watt's!        '
R.C.8. Ripley.
S.C.M. General Secretary
37
YEARS OF SERVICE
TO THE UNIVERSITY OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA,
ITS FRATERNITIES
AND SORORfTIES.
THERE'S A REASON
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THE   UBYSSEY
PAGE THREE
is Exposes
Russian Strategy
Breaking up the world market is the strategy employed
by the Soviet Union in the cold war, says Professor Rominois
of the department of Slavonic Studies.
Arts 100 was filled to capacity Friday noon, students lining the walls, as Rominois outlined the long-range aims of the
— <» Kremlin before the United Nation's Club.
UBC Grads
Wilt Share
B.C. s Boom
by Geoff Craig
"UBC graduates are going to
play a tremendous part in the development of British Columbia,"
B.C. Finance Minister Einar
Ounderson said rather cautiously in an exclusive interview with
The Ubyssey Friday.
He declined to .comment on
the possibility of Immediate aid
to the university building program, but indicated the government is definitely aware of an
"increasing demand for graduates "
There is a limit to provincial
expenditure in the field of education, he emphasized, after referring to huge industrial developments expected in northern
B.C.
"Can UBC supply trained men
fast enough to keep pace with
rtpld development and expansion in the province?" he asked.
"I imagine classrooms will
have to expand first, to take care
of increased enrollment, ... but
it ia up to UBC planners to decide what new buildings are
needed on the campus," said
Ounderson.
Mr Ounderson described BC's
situation and potential. In area
388,000 square miles, lt is larger
than the states of Washington,
Oregon, California, and New
York combined, he said.
In the northern half of B.C.
the population is 28,000. Yet
Sweden with the same area and
fewer natural resources, supports a population of 7 million.
Mr. Gunderson emphasized
that there will be a greater and
greater need for university
trained men in B.C.'s future
His remarks followed a guest
' lecture he gave to a commerce
class Friday morning.
Kinsey
The Red machine cannot survive an all-out war at the present time, and the Russian lead*
ers know it, he said. They are
waiting for a recession to cripple
the United States, and then they
will strike. But there are no
signs of any depression, and
there is not going to be any, Ronimois assured his audience.
The Red leaders think so, however, and without wasting their
time they do what they can to
help it develop. Meanwhile they
are expanding their industrial
capacity at a tremendous speed,
and there can be little doubt that
the present five-year plan will be
fulfilled.
Top priority is given to heavy
industry. Soviet output of steel
is only 80% that of the United
States, but it should be kept in
mind that the Communists use
more than half of it for armaments compared to only a quarter in the U.S.
Turning to Soviet aims in the
Far East, professor Ronimois
said the Kremlin must help
Communist China to its feet before it can- launch an attack on
the West.
There is a real danger of the
Communists succeeding in breaking up Western unity, Ronimous
concluded. "They are masters of
the political piano," he said,
"and they play a very interesting tune."
Teacher: "Why is the Statue
of Liberty surrounded by water?"
HOME-COMING QUEEN Betty Mowatt, the Ubyssey Editor-in-
Chief's personal secretary, tries out a new desk in lieu of the
E-I;C's lap. The desk, belonging to AMS president Ivan Feltham, will go to the Ubyssey after the Pub trounces Council in
Thursday's basketball game. —Photo by Dick Dolman
UNITED NATIONS CLUB DRIVE
TO AID INDIAN STUDENTS
United Nations Club members will storm the campus
Wednesday in a fund raising drive to aid education in
underdeveloped areas of India.
Proceeds from the drive will be donated to the United
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
(UNESCO), and will provide educatipn facilities for
India's heavily populated Mysore State.
UN club members conducting a campus blitz Wednesday noon, will ask for 25 cents from each student to aid this
project. ,
Valuable   Work   Required
To Join Honorary Society
By PETER KROSBY
No bells will start ringing if the names Sigma Tau Chi
or belta Sigma Pi' ever contact the senses of the ordinary
UBC student.
At the most they will register as just another couple of
Greek letter societies, causing?
perhaps a swift frown of suspicion or envy as the case may be.
Work is the only acceptable
method of rushing these two societies, as membership includes
only students with an outstanding record of campus organization work. Candidates are not
supposed to neglect their studies
either.
There is no connection between thc honrary societies and
campus fraternities and sororf
lies. Their only purpose is to pro
MUCKRAKERS
Al Scores Investigations
by Stu Madill
"I've taken a lot of dirt in my
day, but I've never before been
accused of being invisible," Albert Ashcan told a Ubyssey reporter in an exclusive interview
Monday.
Ashcan, a familiar figure on
the Quad, protested the recent
report made to Student Council by Ann Cooper, chairman of
Council Ash Can Committee.
Said   Ashcan,   "That   woman
"looked awful." , dent's Committee on Buildings
Ashcan, a small squat figure, and   Grounds,
clothed    in gray confided, "It     Allan Goldsmith, AMS Trees-
seems that these days everyone' urer, explained the purpose of
has to be investigated some time \ Miss Cooper's recommendations.
or another." Then, as an afterthought, "I told them they
should have never painted that
red stripe around my bottom."
Further investigation Into the
ashcan situation on the campus
by The Ubyssey revealed that
Miss Cooper's recommendations
Pupil: "Maybe the teacher I claimed there weren't any of us!nave been «jven to the Presi-
didn't see her with her hand Ashcans around here." Then she
up." 'said   those   that   were   around
Said Goldsmith, "Miss Cooper
feels we need more ashcans, and
that the ashcans have more aesthetic appeal."
Goldsmith reported that the
President's Committee has referred Miss Cooper's.recommen-
dations to the Parking SUM
committee for action.
mote better understanding of
student problems by gathering
the leaders of student activities
together for discussions.
President of Sigma Tau Chi*
the men's honorary fraternity,
is Dave Anfield, among other
things editor of Legal News.
Jane Banfield, United Nations
club president, heads the honorary sorority Delta Sigma PI.
Only new members of the
year are Peter Lusztig, president
of the Men's Athletic Directorate, Nan Adamson, president of
the Women's Undergraduate Society, and Shirley Engelland,
president of the Nursing Under
graduate Society, making the
Sigma Tau Chi membership* 18
and eight in Delta Sigma PI.
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SPOTLESS
Mardi Gras Chorus Girls
Offered Supper Club Jobs
By HELEN DONNELLY
The outcome of the sensational floor-show at this year's
Mardi Gras was heated bidding for the talents of the chorines
by two downtown supper clubs.
Both nightclubs wanted the short and tall girls for their
nightly floor shows.    The offer was rejected, however, when
the choreographer, Wendy Cox,''	
decided  that  the proposed Mi. | with a B.C. Lions football player.
aries for the girls were far too'The TV set won-
low.
(Continued from Page I)
Coates heard this without comment, and subsequently left with
his chum. When they reached
the door, the friend turned to
him and said very confidentially,
"She's not, you know."
"Society refuses to accept the
reflection of itself naked in the
glass," said Coates. Kinsey,
thought the speaker, has done
an inestimable service to mankind in the. preparation of his
reports.
Danny Goldsmith, for the affirmative, declared that Kinsey's
staff wanted to know the scientific aspects fo sex, such as "how
many, how many times, and how
often."
"Many people think that a
man is simply a sexual machine,
but after all, we have to live,
get along with one another and
therefore know about ourselves," said Goldsmith. "Kinsey
didn't invent sex."
Charles Huband, minister's
son, told the audience "we do
not accept this pagan concept of
marriage," when referring to
Kinsey's statement that sexual
harmony completes thc marital
picture.
Kinsey's  suggested   toleration
of homosexuality and premarital I tempt  to establish a reasonable [
intercourse as thc ideal method: return to the primary producer
of dealing with such abnormali- j for  his  farm  produce,  said  the
ties, was met with violent attack ; minister. j
by Huband, "Kinsey is destroy-      "But," said the minister, "Ord-
inpr the very fibres of our moral! erly marketing can be successful j
substance," he declared. without being restrictive." |
Two of the'three judges were      "The   Social    Credit    govern-!
UBC   graduates,   and   both   arc j ment of BC does not believe in
now  Vancouver  lawyers:  Allan ! over-all price control of any pro-j
Ainsworth,   former   AMS   presi-i duct." !
dent (1945-46), and  Rod Young,       The purpose of the agricullur-'
former  MP for Vancouver Cen- al boards as stated by the min-,
Ire.    Dr.   Smith   completed   the   ister   is   to   "level   out   same   of;
judicial   panel.     Chairman   was   the violent   fluctuations  in  a'-vri-
Eric Todd, of the law faculty.        cultural markeling."
Black horse candidate in the
Which all goes to prove that^1'660 ?on,test turned out to bo a
sweet little private school girl
The unspoiled blonde with the
slightly bowed legs iprned out
to be Dickie Underhill, distant
cousin of Mr. Richard Underhill
of the illustrious Student Council.
Although the competition was
college women, being a rare
commodity, don't go to the lowest bidder.
Friday night's crowd at the
Mardi Gras was much larger,
and much noisier than that of
Thursday night.
Contrary to the expectations
of pessimists who couldn't be-! stiff between Dickie and the
lieve that a costume ball would j other lovely candidates, Delta
turn into one of the biggest so-i Gamma's Janie Shrum, daughter
cial events of the campus year, | 0f Dr. Gordon Shrum of the
attendance at the party was so j Physics department, walked off
good that the net take amounted j with the title of Mardi Gras
to something in the neighbor- Queen,
hood of $1600, according to Des
Eadie, publicity chairman.
Not hampered by rented or
borrowed tuxedos and long, unwieldy formal dresses, the party
goers got into the true spirit of
Mardi Gras with no trouble.
One of the most intriguing
sights was a television set wrestling in  the middle of the floor
Kiernan
(Continued from Page 1)
UBC
FILM SOCIETY
presents
TUF.S., JAN. 19
WALT DISNEY'S
Olympic   Elk
and
History of
Aviation
12:30 AUD. 10c
SAT., .IAN. 23
«      Seventh Annual
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Brock Hall
.8:00 - 12:00
$1.00 Advance  $1.25 at door
On Sale at A.M.S. Office
COMING SOON
Jon. 26:   Bicycle
»      Thief
Feb. 2:    Csmderello
Feb. 9:   Cruel Sea
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Styled to give you a well-dressed
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We have a wide selection of wind-
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You'll find button styles, assorted
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THE   UBYSSEY
Tuesday, January 19, 1954
Spectators Kept In Frenzy
As Thunderbirds Gain Split
Slip By Eastern 49-48
Whitworth Wim 65-52
By STAN BECK
UBC Thunderbirds split their first home series over the
weekend as they squeaked by Eastern Washington 49-48
Friday night and lost to powerful Whitworth 65-52 Saturday
night.
Friday night's victory over
Eastern, last year's champions,
was the Birds first Conference
win of the season and leaves
them with a record of one win
and three losses.
CRAIO SCORES 20 POINTS
The game can be summed up
in two words — Geoff Craig.
The Bird's lanky center played
the best game of his life as he
poured in 20 points to lead his
mates to victory.
The game was decided on the
foul line as Craig and Bob Bone
sank four foul shots to give the
Birds a 49-46 lead with a little
more than a minute remaining
in the game.
With just one minute left to
play, Eastern's Willard McGil-
llvray, who played an outstand
ing game, drove into the key
for a layup to make the score
49-48 and leave 400 fans on the
edge of their seats. Eastern
got possession of the ball with
45 seconds left to go and stalled
until the last possible second before attempting the winning basket. The shot fell short and the
game ended with Bob Bone hugging the ball as if it was an atomic bomb.
Savages Off To Fast Start
In the opening minutes of the
game it looked as if the highly
touted Savages were going to
have things their own way as
they opened a 6-0 lead. But
then Craig took over and by the
end of the first quarter the Birds
held an 18-10 lead.
In the second quarter the
game developed into a personal
battle between Craig and Eastern's McGillivray. At the halfway mark they both had scored
14 points but John McLeod and
Brian Upson had both been busy
for the Birds and they held a
30-23 lead.
Edwards Starry For Eastern
The Birds suffered their usual
third quarter slump as Easterns
ALL-Conference star Dick Edwards found the range and at
the end of the quarter the game
was knotted at 40-40.
The lead see-sawed in the last
quarter as both teams played It
close to the vest. When the
game ended with the Birds a
one point winner all bedlam
broke loose as the handful of
loyal supporters shouted themselves hoarse.
Craig was high man for the
evening with his 26 points. John
McLeod and Brian Upson each
potted nine points. For Eastern,
Willard McGillivray and Dick
Edwards were high men with 17
and 14 points respectively.
On Saturday night the Birds
pulled a Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde
as they lost to the powerful
Whitworth Pirates 63-32.
Birds Run Out of Gas
In  the  first   half,   the  Birds;
five 'iron-men' who played the
dntire   game   on   Friday  night j
appeared to have run out of gas
as   the   timber-topping   Pirates
ran up a 42-18 lead.
The Bird team that came out
for the second half bore no resemblance to the Bird team that
played the first half. After being
outscored 24 points in the first
half the Birds outscored Whitworth by 11 points in the last
half.
Led by John McLeod, who
scored 17 points the Birds had
both the Pirates and the 750
fans wondering if coach* Jack
Pomfret   had   not   inserted   a
bunch of ringers into the game.
However, the Pirates, led by
6' 10" Phil Jordan who amassed
26 points and deadeye Roy Beach
who scored 16 points, had built
up too large a lead for the Birds
to overcome and the game ended
with the Birds on the short end
of a 65-52 score.
Newcomer Stu Madill, although he played for a few
minutes showed a lot of hustle
and helped spark the Birds last
half drive.
The Varsity band added a lot
of extra enjoyment to both
games and it would be nice if
they could be present at all the
Birds home games.
UBC Weightmen
Outheave PMBA
The UBC weightlifting team opened its 1954 season with
a close victory over a strong PMBA team on Saturday at the
Police gym. »■'*_? VHI'HiRllilii'
The   outcome   of the  contests—  	
was uncertain until Bud Gran-lp* ■ •       _i
Badminton
Team To
Victoria
Eleven UBC badminton players are leaving for Victoria on
Thursday to compete in the Provincial Championships being
held at the Victoria Lawn Tennis
and   Badminton   Club   through-
—Photo by John Robertson
BIG GEOFF CRAIG is seen scoring two of his 20 points
Friday night as he led UBC to a 49-48 victory over
Eastern Washington. Geoft played an outstanding game
as the Birds came from behind in the dying minutes to,
register an upset victory over the Savages.
Swimming Team
Registers Win
A hard-working team of UBC frogmen splashed to a 19-
point victory over teams from Eastern Washington and Western Washington last Saturday afternoon in their first Evergreen Conference meet. 4	
JV's Lose
To Eilers,
Pickel Hot
The   appearance    'if   (lie   Jav-
Vecs last Thursday night at Lord
In a diplay of aquabatics that
left the Hershey-land finmen
gasping, the Canucks rolled up
four first places, and five seconds, not to mention a third.
YMCA IS INVINCIBLE
The crack Vancouver YMCA
team carried off the most points.
but ar-.1 not eligible for Conference competition. Except for one i Byntf Gym without Jim Carter
event, if UBC took first place, ]and Glen Drummond was some-
the Y Would snag a second and j w|uit   like   ham   without   eggs.
dahl hoisted 235 lbs. overhead
to give UBC the final count
3-2. The individual scores made
by the musclemen were: UBC:
Bud Grandahl, 600 lbs: Ted
Dobb, 570 lbs: Rae Wiggen, 555
lbs.: PMBA, Eric Sinn, 560 lbs.:
Ron Hillen, 555 lbs.: and Earl
Kendrick, 530 lbs.
, Both teams 'displayed good
sportsmanship throughout the
contest, which was ably and fairly refereed by Paul Nemeth.
UBC HAS GOOD CHANCE
-m,;    •    »i j ii   .out  the week.
This   is  the second  year that j
the UBC Weightlifting club has
entered a team in the Vancouver
Main   attraction   of   the  tourney is the entry of the two top
and District league.    Last  year i shuttle  artists  of  the  world  —
the strong team was headed for  the  Choong  brothers  from  Ma-
the   championship   and f a me | layu — who are now in the midst
when the exams, easily the win-1 of   a   cross-country   tour,
ner in the 'Ruiner of Athletes"!
class,   reared   their  ugly   heads
and studies cut short any spira-
tions for trophies.
This   year's   shorter
should   give   the   iron
bettor chance to bring
ware   home   to  UBC.
The   UBC  entrants  are  Charlotte   Warren,   Lee   Davenport,
Norma  Johnston,  John   Bourke,
Doug   Whitworth,   Ken   Knoble.
schedule   Hot   Hit   Po  (Pres.   of   the   UBC
tossers   a; club),   Tom   Merideth,   Willie
he silver-; Sluun. Geoff Conway, and Gor-
idie Laurie.
vice versa. Several "old fans,"
their grizzled faces brimming
with tears, recalled the powerhouse UBC team of '52.
Jerry Marik, classed among
the top ten freestylers in the
country in 1947, chalked up 5
points in the 220 yard freestyle, and another five in the
100 yard freestyle event. Jerry
a big gun on last years team,
turned in a speedy fifty seven
point five time for the 100
yards. He was about one second ahead, of the Y's contender,
and a full 10 seconds ahead of
Western   Washington's   Roberts.
The perrenial champ, Al Bor-
thwick did not seem to worry
about the loss of his last years
partner. Ken Doolan , as he
jumped or shall we say dropped
ihe first slot in the diving competition. Dune Mclnnes snatched a seven second victory from
the Y  in  the  60-yard  freestyle.
In the 120 yard individual
medley Varsity's George Cross
snagged the second spot. First
place went to Gallo of the Y.
Doug Kilburn back-stroked his
way to a second place and three
points.
MARIK LEADS UBC
Morgan Jamieson, also of the
T>2-'53 squad garnered three
points with his breast-stroke,
with firs! place going to the Y.
Roberts from Westren Washing-
Ion spashed slightly ahead of;
UBC's Stephen Sopher to take
second  place  honours.
Doug Kilburn, Pete Lusztig.
and Jerry Marik gave way lo a j
slightly stronger Y loam in the1
Xt)() yard medley. II was the
sinic slory in Ihe •t(H) year free-
slyle medley , despite tiie ef-
lorls ol Marik, Cross, Mclnnes,
and Milt Skv. i
The result was a one-sided defeat of the Jayvees at the hands
of Eilers by the lop-sided score
of 83-74.
It wasn't for lack of trying
that th¥ Jayvees took such a
drubbing from Eilers, but little
more could be expected from
them without their high scoring
center Jim Carter.
From the opening whistle to
the final gun it was apparent
that Bob Pickel. Eiler's fancy
center, would be able to score
almost at will. Had Carter
been in the game it might have
been a different story.
At least Jayvees will make it
into the playoffs as they have a
tight hold on fourth place.
Whether they wiJl be more successful than they have been so
far "in league play only time
will   tell.
SPORTS
Sports Editor—STAN BECK
EZRA  WHEATCR0PT
The Compost Heap
OPEN  LETTER TO HARVIE ALLEN
Dear Mr. Allan, Sports Editor, The Gateway, University of Alta.
Just thought I would drop you a line, Harvie old boy, since I
saw your column in a recent edition of the Gateway. The thing
that interested me was the following portion of your column:
"From this stage of the game it appears that the big green
and gold basketball machine is roling merrily along. It is rolling
too well, perhaps. Certainly there doesn't seem to be a team in
the Alberta senior league who can come close to giving the
Golden Bear3 a contest. The same will likely hold in the intercollegiate league. Of course, it is perhaps a little premature to
condemn the other university squads but from what we've read
their lineups in their university papers, the Albertans have
nothing to worry about. This is especially frue of the Manitoba
Bisons and the Saskatchewan Huskies. UBC might be a bit different. They might put up a fight before they go down for the
count of ten."
A Bit of o Fight!
The thing that interested me, Harvie, was your statement
that "... (UBC) might up a fight before they go down for the
count of ten." Now I will agree with your theory there doesn't
seem to be any so-called team in Alberta that can touch Maury
Van Vliet's Golden Dears. But let's face it, Harvie, you haven't
got any other teams in Alberta.
I notice in the same issue of your paper that your team
bounced Magrath Rockets 92-61 and Cardston Leafs 103-46 on
successive nights. Now Magrath and Cardston are nice little
hamlets and they no doubt produce some fair *ball-players but to
match them with a university team is ridiculous.
If our beloved Bird ever played some of the scrub teams ln
the Senior A league here in Vancouver the score-boards would
have ulcers too. And we play on basketball courts out here, Harvie,
not badminton courts. The feeling among Vancouver teams who
have played in the infamous Magrath match-box is that the Port
Moody Intermediate Girl Guide Flyers could hit the century mark
on that floor.
Bears Hove Trouble With Leafs
Alberta boys here at UBC tell of playing in that gym and
seeing the guard who takes the throw-in off the end turn around
and sink a basket at the other end without moving a step. So
please, Harvie, don't confuse university ball teams and full-size
courts with local senior clubs and checker-board sized courts.
Coming from Saskabush myself, I know that it has never
been noted for exporting much beside gophers and I also see that
Manitoba is getting beat by local senior clubs so I will leave th«m
with memories of Carl Ridd and not much else.
But to get back to your statement that Birds MIGHT put up a
bit of a fight. First of all, we'll concede that your Golden Bears
are a good club. They have two outstanding players in Ed Lucht
and Don Macintosh and they have a little fireball in Don Newton.
But honestly, Harvie, aside from that I can't see that they are much.
Play in Band-Box Gyms
We happened to see them out here last Spring when they
had to go five games, the last two in overtime, before beating
Vancouver Clover Leaf's. They were terrific in coming from
behind and playing under pressure in that series but Clover Leafs
were one of the weakest teams to represent B.C. in a national
playdown in some years. There were many people who thought
that Leafs were only the second best team in the Vancouver senior
loop. And Thunderbirds whopped them three times during the
season. It was common knowledge that the best team in the pro
vince wasn't represented in that Western final but that is the
penalty UBC apparently has to pay for playing in an American
conference and seeking out the only teams around here which
can give Birds some competition.
I thought last spring that Birds could have beaten Golden
Bears and I still think so. Tell you what I'll do, Harvie, in the
usual benevolent B.C. manner. We have a beautifully engraved
Saskatchewan Liquor Control Board sign which somehow landed
in our offices after a recent safari to Saskatoon. If your Bears
whip our Birds when they meet here in the spring, the sign is
yours. I'll be waiting for a similar stake supplied by your side
(an autographed oil well would do).
Sincerely,
Ezra Wheatcropt.
The short girls' chorus line has apparently been offered
a two week's engagement at the Cave and the Palomar.
Working their way through College?

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