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-I   FU^
No. 3Q
UBC Aids Cancer Probe
Students Cough Up
For Lung Researchers
"When shall we three meet again, in Thunder, lightning or in rain?"
mascot, to AMS President Peter Meekison and AUS Dognapper.
asks Thunder, UBC
Last Minute Dognapping
Fails To Stifle Thunder
Ubyssey Staff Reporter
It was exactly noon (that's
12:30 UBC time).
From every corner of the campus, students eagerly rushed forward to watch the great event
about to take place.
Peter Meekison, the president
of the student body, was to invest Thunder, the Wonder Dog,
as mascot of UBC at a gala noon-
hour ceremony in the lounge of
the Brock Hall.
Great throngs of students
crowded the hall to cheer the
cunning canine on to victory and
lasting fame. The president
mounted the stage with all the
pomp and ' dignity customary
with such a position. He proudly began to read his speech:
"On this momentous and auspicious occasion, we are gathered here in the sanctity (I hope) of
the Brock. The engineers are
supposed to invest in us, trust in
man's best friend, a DOG. This
creature has through eons remained faithful to man.
"We should not take this action lightly. For this fine specimen of dog flesh will for the balance of the year have free access
to the luxurious heated Library
Lily (real ones) Pond along with
sundry others.
"This dog was selected from
among the many other fine candidates to be our true and loyal
friend whether or not he smells.
"I do now officially invest
Thunder as mascot of this fine
MacKenzie Attends
Carnegie Conference
President MacKenzie has just returned from a meeting
of Carnegie Endowment for the Advancement of Teachers.
Dr. MacKenzie attended the
conference in the capacity of
chairman of the Board of Directors.
"The President also has the
honour of being the only Canadian on the board," said his secretary.
; The conference, held in New
York on November 17 and 18,
had as its main topic of discussion, "All Universities in International Affairs."
In addition the delegates were
addressed by the U.S. Secretary
of State for Health, Welfare and
Education, Arthur Fleming.
While in New York, Dr. MacKenzie attended the Teachers* Insurance and Annuity annual
meeting on November 19 and 20.
This organization looks after the
pension plans of all American
and some Canadian universities.
En route home, the President
attended a meeting of the executive council of the Canadian University Foundation.
This council, which is attended by representatives from all
Canadian universities, discussed
Federal Grants.
That is what should have happened.
Instead the President staggered
onto the stage and sorrowfully
admitted the distressing news—
Hysterical wails and tear-
sodden lamenting followed. Girls
sought the support of the distraught but well - controlled
males and proceeded to let loose
their emotions.
Early that morning a cruel ransom note was found pinned to
the Ubyssey's office door.
It said:
"We have kidnapped Thunder,
your would-be mascot, and are
holding him for the following
donated to the AMS Food Drive
in aid of Central City Mission,
for each member of the Ubyssey
Staff and Student Council.
"When you have paid the ransom, we will return Thunder to
be installed as UBC mascot for
this year."
Without delay the entire staff
was alerted and a widespread
search of the campus began. Not
wanting to break the newspapers
age-old tradition, Irene Frazer
and Elaine Bissett volunteered
to try their best and apprehend
the abductors.
However, the search proved
At exactly 2 p.m. Thunder reappeared.
Who had kidnapped him and
why had they returned him?
The people responsible for
his heartless abduction were two
officers of Associated Women's
(Continued on Page 3)
(Ubyssey Staff Reporter)
Research workers in UBC's
Department of Pathology today
appealed to students to aid them
in a project which may result in
development of a. test for lung
Samples of lung sputum are
required from 100 smokers and
100 non-smokers on which to
run tests.
Researchers emphasized that
saliva would not be acceptable.
Deep sputum coughed up from
the lungs will be required.
Students who volunteer for the
tests will be given a form to fill-
out and a small vial in which to
spit whenever they are able to
dredge some up from the lungs.
Collection of samples will begin Monday between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. in the Department of
Pathology—Hut B3—at the corner of the main mall and University Boulevard.
"Collection will continue until enough specimens have been
gathered," said Dr. Charles Culling.
He added that people with
coughs would have no trouble
coughing up about 500= of the
desired specimens with one good
The use of students was suggested by Dr. Taylor, head of the
department. The research is under the joint direction of Doctors
Philip Vassar and Charles Culling.
The project is based on UBC
researchers' findings that if the
drug terramycin is given to a
patient, it will localize in a cancer tumor where it is collected
by a type of scavenging cell.
Under ultraviolet light these
scavenging cells fluoresce or
glow and it is hoped that a diagnostic test for cancer will be
developed using this method.
These researchers have discovered that nanother substance
which causes the cells' to fluoresce in non-cancer cases may be
contained in tobacco smoke.
If only the samples taken
from smokers fluoresce, it will
probably mean that the substance in tobacco smoke remains
in the lungs long enough for the
scavenging cells to pick it up
and this knowledge in itself will
(Continued on Page 6)
Professor and Head of Pathology,
New Medical
Lab Opened
The official opening of the
G. F. Strong Laboratory for
Medical Research is being held
today at UBC's medical school
building in the Vancouver General Hospital.
The laboratory equipment,
valued at $61,000, was donated
to the university by the B.C.
Medical Research Institute,
which now has become the B.C...
Medical Research Foundation.  .
Dr. Strong, who died in 1957,
was one of the founders of the
BCMRI. He was one of B.C.'s
leading heart specialists and the
first clinical professor of medicine named to the University's
medical faculty, formed in 1951»:
Miss Barbara Strong, his daughter, will unveil a plaque in the-
new laboratory.
President MacKenzie and
Norman English, chairman of
the BCMRF, will speak at the
Attorney-General Robert Bonner will speak on Bill 43 in
the Brock Lounge Wednesday
at 12:30.
There will be a .question
period afterwards.
UBC's Jack Aret rink defeated the Cartmell rink 8-7
yesterday in Evergreen meet of the Totem bonspiel to move
into today's semi-final round undefeated.
Today's victory over Cartmell's veteran crew was
achieved in an extra end.
Wednesday Arnet rolled past the Montgomery rink
10-4 without the final end.
The squad from UBC has now won nine matches
without a loss.
Arnet, the skip, is ably backed up by Bob Christie,
third; Jack Lures, second; and Terry Miller, lead. PAGE TWO
Friday, November 27, 1959
Authorized as second class mail by Post Office Department, Ottawa
.Published three times a week throughout the University year in Vancouver
by the Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of B.C.
Editorial opinions expressed are those of the Editorial Board of Tie Ubyssey
and not necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society or the University of B.C.
Telephones: Editorial offices, AL. 4404; Locals 12, 13 and 14;
Business offices, AL. 4404; Local 15.
Editor-in-Chief: R. Kerry White
v   Associate Editor -^-^ .. Elaine Bissett
j Managing Editor Del Warren
^ .News Editor-, _ Bob Hendrickson
C.U.P. Editor Irene Frazer
Club's Editor Wendy Barr
Features Editor Sandra Scott
Head Photographer '. Colin Lahdie
r "       Photography Editor  - Roger McAfee
7 Senior Editor:  Farida Sewell
"! : Reporters and Desk:
-r Derek Allen, George Railtoh, Dick Schuler, Diane Greenall,
: Eviynn Jackson, Vladimir Elias Romanchych, Norman Lane,
; Pete Cruikshahk, Frank Findehigg, Ed Lavalle
■j ■-■■-MEfclT'ORIAL-
[ This  paper  brings  the publication of  the  Ubyssey
{to the close for this term. Our first issue for the New
Year will appear January 5th.
; For the past three months the staff of the Ubyssey
'has been primarily concerned with organization, training,
v1and reporting as many important campus activities as
possible. Now that we are reasonably organized and now
that our offices have been renovated, we can concentrate
on bringing the calibre of the paper up to a higher standard. The only resolution we make is that we should
endeavor to reach this standard.
To those of you who noticed our many  errors we
apologize and give a token of thanks for leniency.  We
also thank the Students' Council for its cooperation and
apoligize for our leniency. The Administration  and  the
BUildiflgs   ahd Grounds  Department   also  deserve   holly
■ wreaths for the fine work they have done in helping us
'publish this paper. We wish we could send thanks to the
'Faculty, but  unfortunately they did nothing, as  far  as
the Ubyssey  is concerned,  to deserve  it. We $incerely
hope this situation will be rectified next term.
In conclusion, the Staff and the Editorial Board of
"the Ubyssey sends their best wishes for a very merry
Christmas and a rewarding New Year to all members of
this university.
The "Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
John Northfield is to be congratulated on his skillful parody of the "fraternity man's"
mentality. However, if Mr.
"Northfield is opposed to the
<5reek societies, that is his per-
The Ubyssey.is at all times
"glad to print provocative editorial material as long as it is
signed and typewritten. The
.deadline for such material is
12:30 p.m. any day.
Opinions expressed in guest
editorials, letters to the editor and editorial columns are
riot necessarily those of the
The Ubyssey will not publish letters to the editor unless they are signed and typewritten. Pseudonyms will be
used on occasion, but not unless the author's identity is
known to the Ubyssey.
—R. fc. WHITE
sonal concerns, but I feel he
may have seriously injured the
reputation of the Commerce
faculty. Readers may misinterpret his motive, and as a
result of his signing himself as
a fourth year student of this
faculty, conclude that Commerce undergraduates really
do reason on their bovine
W. J. Arnason,
Commerce II.
The Editor,
The Ulbyssey.
' Dear Sir:
I,   too,   dislike   the    Greek
letter societies but have not the
Swiftian   talent   of   Mr.   John
Northfield to  express my dislike.
I particularly enjoyed the
masterful satire on the arguments of the fraternity apologists in his presentation of the
constructive aspects of fraternity activities.
Your truly,
D.  Sigurgeirson,
Arts III".
Jh&t gall foA
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SO EtuniA
tB/wck diall
4077 West 13th Ave:
Vancouver 8, B.C.
The Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
In  reply  to   Mr.   Rocchini's
letter   in   the   Tuesday  paper
concerning alcohol on campus, >■
I would like to mention a few
First, in comparing the Continent and Canada, in the
alcoholic sense, student or
otherwise, it must be remembered that there is a difference
in attitude towards alcohol, as
well as other things on either
side of the Atlantic. Continental Europe drinks for taste,
supplementing the meal,
whereas Canada and the USA
tend to guzzle themselves into
inebriation and an imitation
happiness. In other words, we
are not as mature in outlook
as our European neighbours,
either as students or as a
Secondly, dealing with our
campus specifically, when our
mature students, rooted in the
Brock Hall Gallery sit with
their feet resting on and innocently gouging the top of a
rather expensive Danish coffee
table, it is a Wonder we trust
them with drinking water, let
alone firewater. The plastic
wire fences or corrals paralleling our sidewalks and protecting our campus lawns also indicate that we still require
some degree of guidance.
In short, we are not ready
for a beer or a bar.
Your sincerely,
Norman  Pearson,
Arts III.
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
This necessary reply will
undoubtedly cause considerable
disturbance in the narrow mind
of our puritan friend, Mr. Ome
lusik. It indeed anguishes me
to see his mind being preverted
by the so-called pornogranhic
publicity gracing Buchanan's
Firstly, the advertisements,
of which technicolor examples
were supplied by our psychology-aware author, are much
milder than any to be read on
the billboards of down-town
theatres. By the time we reach
university, a few sensation-seeking Words (only for the sake of
publicizing the film) should not
result in a harmful and shocking impression on the average
student's mind.
Secondly, the statement that
the "alleged intent" of Cinema
'16' is to present high quality
films, is true. It is their intention (and I have personally
heard this from one of the executive members) to bring foreign experimental films of the
best quality for viewing on our
campus. To date, the films presented have not only been film-
festival prize-winners in Europe, but were excellent examples of cinematic achiev-
ments in all respects. Acting,
directing and photography were
brilliantly executed in each
Cinema '16' has another ingredient that is essential to the
enjoyment of a film. Namely,
seeing and hearing the film.
Filmsoc on the other hand
seems to completely lack this.
Filmsoc however does make
their films more interesting and
challenging in the following
1. Showing the ending before the middle.
2. Leaving out sections of the
3.. Omitting the sound.
4. Stopping the film at the
most suspenseful moment.
5. Playing waltz music as
news background.
These advantages however add
zest and humour, as well as
giving the audience a chance
to use their colourful imaginations and to further develop
their psychic powers.
These and other interesting
facets of an evening in the auditorium have abruptly ended
my patronage- of Filmsoc, as
they have undoubtedly done to
numerous other students.
To our narrow-minded Film-
soc-Fan, a note to ponder on.
Before you set out to condemn
anything, investigate.first and
try to Use that large mess of
jelly in your cranium to its
furthest capabilities. , Do rtot
please, persecute the quality
and purpose of these films until
you have seen a sample of, as
you ignofantly termed them,
'back-alley' material.
In closing, I sincerely hope
that Cinema'16' will in the future continue to present such a
high calibre Of films, attract a
larger clientele, find financial
success and give Filmsoc some
healthy and much-needed competition.
Cinematically  yours,
Frank Findenigg.
The Editor,
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
In answer to what seems to
be an Artsman's dubious attempt to fill your columns
with nonsensical controversies,
on silly subjects, I reply.
Now everyone knows that
Engineers are the finest men
on earth, so there can be no
doubt that Mr. Fast's motives
Were Of the highest in suggesting that an additional institution should be provided for
us. However this raises a question as to who would carry on
the operation of the University
in our absence?
By George, Mr. Fast, you
might have a wee bit of
trouble in your quest for the
ultimate truths, i.e. "Was
Willie really a poor salesman?," if we weren't around.
There would be no one to keep
your girl friend content while
you were pursuing Chaucer, no
one to provide the quarter-a-
dozen empties to buy a new
turtleneck cashmere, no one to
cleanse you annually. Ah, what
a terrible drab life it would
Can you imagine a cafeteria
devoid of red sweaters? Nothing but a lot of sombre Arts-
men peering into empty coffee
-cups wondering what IT is
really for.
JJo, Richard, the answer lies
not in ridding the campus of
Engineers—it lies instead in
trying, in a kind, intellectual
way, to understand. We in Engineering really aren't so bad.
Occasionally we "even think,
and when we do to employ all
you Artsmen in the profitable
business you mention. Yes,
Richard, there is a Santa Claus
—in fact 1,000 of them.
Instead of having an electric
experience over coffee, why
not jog over to the Engineer
ing Building right now? We
have a big surprise in store
for you At the same time you
might permit us a peek, so that
we may confirm our theory
that the anatomy of an Arts-
man is slightly different than
that of an Engineer.
Your Sincerely,
Gerry Raggett,
•   Eng. 1,
The Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear  Sir:
Many persons on this campus seem to think that Carl
Renix was the person wh»
stole the painting which were
on exhibition at the Library
Art Gallery. Mr. Renix, whom
I have known since early childhood, is a man of impeccable
moral standing. In any case, I
can personally refute these outrageous accusations. Mr. Rertix
was aboard my yacht, the "Hil-
mar", on a cruise through the
Gulf Islands throughout the
entire weekend when the said
paintings were stolen.
Yours sincerely,
John B. L. Robertson,
Arts IV.
The Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
There is a completely falsi
story circulating that Carl
Renix was responsible for the
recent theft of paintings from
the UBC library. Anyone familiar with Carl's character will
recognize this as a vicious lie.
Furthermore, it would not have
been possible for him to do
this, since at the time of the
theft he was hunting bear
with me north of Kleena-
Kleene (in the Cariboo).
Yours truly,
Peter Fraser,
Law II.
The Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
We have kidnapped "Thunder", your "would-be-mascot"
and are holding him for the
following ransom: One can of
food to be donated to the AMS
Canned Food Drive in aid of
Central City Mission, for each
member of The Ubyssey staff
and Student Council. This ransom must be presented in organized manner on the front
porch of Brock Hall, Friday,
November 27th, at 12:30. At
this time, we will return Thunder to you in order to be installed as UBC mascot for
(Signed) Associated   Women
Students  of the
University  of   British
The Editor,
The Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
It has' been strongly suggested by several usually reliable sources that my good
friend Carl Renix stole $40,000
in art treasure from the UBC
Library. This rumour is quite
untrue as Carl was with me
shopping in Seattle during the
entire weekend of the 14th of
November and therefore could
not possibly have assisted with
the theft.    -
Yours very truly,
John S. Buttfield,
Law II. Friday, November 27, 1959
Position Open
For Ad Chief
The Ubyssey ..needs an Advertising Manager.
Without one we cannot put
out a paper, and the former
manager has resigned.
This is a lucrative opportunity
for someone.
Ad managers get paid on an
increasing sliding scale of commissions, starting at 10 percent
of the net advertising revenue.
He will take up his new duties
on Jan. 4, 1960.
If you are interested, apply to
Jim Horsman, Co-Ordinator of
Publications, in the Publications
office in the Brock, room 201,
between 12:30 and 1:30, November 27 to 30, or see him before
Dec. 4.
Experience in the field of advertising is preferred but not
(Continued  from  Page 1)
Students,    Fran   Charkow    and
Cherryl White.
They cunningry kidnapped the
heartbroken dog, transported him
to Mike Davies' car and sped
away to Stanley Park. There he
was allowed to roam at will
until 2 p.m.
Thunder was then officially
invested as our mascot and carried away on the shoulders (?)
of the cheering mob.
Peter Meekison is pinned to
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"Education in Britain" will be
discussed in a lecture of the
Vancouver Institute to be given
Saturday at 8:15 p.m. in Bu
106 by Professor Emeritus
William J. Rose.
Graduation Class
Elections Postponed
Raven  Delayed
"Raven" regrets to inform
its many followers that it will
not be in flight until the beginning of next term.
Grad elections have been referred to students' court for decision.
"There has been a discrepancy
as to which faculties had been
informed and which had not, as
to a change in the deadline for
receiving nominations," Chairman of the Elections Committee,
Ross Husdon, told the Ubyssey
"Elections will not be held
until after the Student Court
reaches a decision," Husdon
The Election Committee held
a meeting Wednesday which resulted in a change of the nomination deadline, due to the fact
that the Faculty of Education
was not able to get its nominations in before the previous
No other faculties were notified of the change in time. These
faculties felt that the committee
had no right to change the deadline. Thus at  12:45 p.m. Thurs-
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day, which was the previous
deadline, nominations were
Immediately after nominations
closed, Ross Husdon referred the
election to the Students' Court.
"We are doubtful if the election will be held before Christmas," Husdon said. "It will depend on how quickly thq Student Court assembles and arrives at a verdict."
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delivered by Philip Rosenthal,
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Germany, in Bu 106, 8:00 p.m.,
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Noel Coward An Los Olvilados
Looking Noel Cowardesque
with his sunburned brow, dark
glasses and Bohemian dress—•
these last assumed probably as
a defense mechanism against
the role of Tame Poet in which
he is unwillingly cast—George
Barker strode onto the Auditorium Stage to tell us about a
poet's life.
It is not a life of ease. The
Muse's constant companion is
the Medusa. Once you get
into their clutches you can't
call your soul your own; from
being miserable for yourself
you become miserable for the
whole lot of mankind. This
is the poet's damnation, and a
recurrent theme of Barker's
Many are called but few are
chosen; and the few are thoroughly chastened. "A poet is
a man in whose room the great
stone statues of the Furies
swing about like pendula suspended by wires; every time he
lifts his head he may get it
shattered. The casualties are
those who, anxious above all
to see, did look up; others were
lucky but only those statues
know why. A sensible poet
will keep his head down; but
if he were sensible, he would
not be a poet.'
With candour, pleasant wit
and an aphoristic turn, Mr.
Barker discouraged all but the
most foolhardy from the pursuit of the muse. The list of
casualties is well known. Who
was it crippled Alexander
Pope and George Byron, blinded John Milton, drove Smart
and Collins and Cowper out of
their minds?
But for all of that, there will
continue to be poets, crippled,
blinded, insane. They are the
ones who are driven to sacrifice themselves and everything
and everybody else on the
altars of their own imaginative dedication, to wrest out of
the air disclosures of the nature of things — disclosures
which will only discomfort
them by placing reality a little
more in their power. To these
dedicated few the nature of
things gives up a few of her
lesser secrets. Why? with
the others she is not afraid to
be silent. Because the extravagant offerings of the poets
demand some reciprocation;
otherwise poets might kill themselves. Reality wants none of
her victims to escape.
Mr.  Barker called  his   talk
"How   to   Refuse  a   Heavenly
House." For his text he took
four lines from W.  B. Yeats:
The    Intellect    of    Man    is
forced to choose
Perfection of the life or of
the work,
.   And if he take the second,
must refuse
A heavenly mansion, raging
in the dark.
The poetic hairshirt mantle
is not just to be worn on Sun
days or week-ends. "The man
who spends a lot of time making sure that his nest is tolerably well feathered ought not
to be surprised if he is never
tempted to fly." Nor is it just
the poets who lead disreputable lives who write reputable
poetry—unfortunately, historical fact does not bear this out.
It is a sort of insanity, this
raging in the dark. "The poet
is like a lunatic with intentions; the lunatic is like a poet
without intentions." They both
see the same figures ' in the
same landscape — figures of
poetic imagination and of the
schizoid dichotomy. But it is
the peculiar madness of the
poet that he is in the landscape; he sees relationships between the figures, moral relationships. The lunatic achieves
happiness by disavowing any
moral involvement in the
world; the poet by the reverse
process achieves poetry. Without this sense of moral responsibility poetry is "the brilliant
gibberish of a nut," said Mr.
Barker. "And this profound
and passionate moral commitment of the poem is often to
be achieved only at the expense
of the individual poet's spirit
wandering in a waste of impersonal shame; thus the intellect of man is forced to
choose perfection of the life
or of the work."
What about the drying well-
springs of poetry? How are
the mighty fallen, from the
rich realms of spiritual speculation enjoyed by the Elizabethans. Sex and death endue; Yeats said they are the
only subjects for poetry anyway. Certainly there have
been influences of disillusionment and disenchantment at
work, and it is not the time
to be as magnanimous as the
Elizabethans, without being
unrealistic; but it is not the
time, either, to retire to the
valleys of our discontent and
say   with   William   Faulkner,
"There are no longer any
spiritual issues; there is only
the question of when you are
going to be blown up." One
has to say something when he
is picking up his Nobel Prize,
and it is fashionable to pronounce a mighty "Ugh" upon
civilization; but the poet can
still provide .alternatives to
suicide. It is surely not the
role of the poet to "stroll
around the Gardens of the
West making petulant remarks
about the young scientists who
have taken the drains up
Does the hairshirt mantle of
poetry carry any compensations? Eliot said, "The writing
of poetry is a superior form
of amusement," and committed a superior form of pun.
Robert Graves thought that a
poet could preserve his artistic integrity quite well by writing novels on week-days and
poetry on Sundays. But artistic
integrity is not a financial
operation—it is a spiritual
condition. They that have it
have their reward. "The integrity of a poet consists in the
brightness of his pineal eye as
he pursues his purpose, and
his purpose is to write poems."
The hairshirt compensates
those to whom wearing a hair-
shirt is a compensation.
"The poetry of a poem is
like the space of a stellar system; one is not really learning much about it (although
one is learning a little) by
observations of the heavenly
bodies. The purpose of poetry
is to provide a home for the
things -we can comprehend,
but to remain itself a sort of
astronomical absence, a silence
waiting for a voice, a back-
cloth for ashes. That is why
it is as easy to remove the
element of poetry in a poem
as it is to remove a suitcase
full of the void. Poetry subsists in the relationships of
things to one another, rather
than in the things themselves."
Einstein said, "The most
beautiful thing left to us in
the world is a sense of the mysterious." The statement honors
the unknown, as a poem
should. The sense of the mysterious is left to the poet. That
is his fatal Clytemnestra, for
which he lost a world, and considered it well lost. The King-
dom-of-Heaven-on-Earth is not
for him.
—E. L. Oldfield.
Barbaric Fantasy Awes Audience
Black and white against dramatic red.    Two figures posed.
Whispering   and    rustling   die
down  as   arms   are   lifted  to
The music transforms the theatre and stage to the edge of
some barbaric arena where a
monstrous fantasy is being performed.
Nikoli and Joanna Grauden,
cellist and pianist, have begun
their performance.
The first selection, Bach's
"Sonata in D Major", was interpreted boldly and richly. Nikoli poured his soul into the
moving depths of the Andante.
The quicksilver Allegro was a
gay flight with Joanna. The
faster movements were weakly
interpreted by Nikoli. In attempting to contend with the
furious pace, he seemed to lose
j purpose and design.
Next on their repertoire was
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy's "Sonata Op. 58". In this the two
performers projected their
dramatic personalities into a
fiery and passionate interpretation of the Adagio. This was
received with a large ovation.
After the intermission, the
Graudins returned.with Beethoven's "Sonata Op. 101 No. 1".
Here Joanna's Slavonic nature
turned gypsy. First her hands
wfould caress the keys into delightful submission and then
send them into a frenzy. The
cello soared to great heights.
Near the climax Nikoli became
so absorbed he let out a barbaric cry, and began to stamp
his feet.
"Fantasy Pieces Op. 73" by
Robert Schumann was played
with tender expression. Here
their spell mellowed for a
while in thjs light gay air. In
the last movement, their fiery
spirit returned in full.
Nikoli and Joanna expressed
controlled strength in their inspired presentation of Chopin's
"Introduction et Polonaise
Op. 3".
At the conclusion of their
concert the audience was extremely enthusiastic, and the
performers were forced to return for two encores. They
chose excerpts from Brahms.
Throughout the performance
the Graudins showed complete
confidence and mastery. They
combined wild feeling with
traditional style.
At last, they brought us back
from their arena of fantasy to
the theatre-seat world of reality and Women's Musical Societies. The Graudins are musicians,- there is no doubt about
it, and we owe a very enjoyable evening to their ability
and versatility.
—Farida Sewell.
A noted dancer in Eastern
Canada once said in an interview that she felt she could
"never fully understand anyone who did not dance". This
statement, with its horribly
delicious implications, typifies
the fuzzy thinking of the artist who is in art without knowing why, literally without
reason, with great emotional
folderol and no thought whatsoever.
"Art is exciting. All for
Art—God knows what Art is
exactly—but all for it anyway, and the world well lost.
Reason well lost, too. Reason
is nasty, gets in the way of
our being weak and stupid and
lovably human." I submit
that these are prevalent attitudes of most people in the
theatre, and that to practice
the arts of the theatre thus
blindly, with no conception of
the theatre's utility—or, if you
wish, no aesthetic ideals—is to
practice the art of the moron.
Why act? There's little
chance of money or fame, it's
not by any means easy, and
there are more exciting professions and pastimes. I think
people act because they believe
that some sort of moral blessing automatically accompanies
any unscientific study of human behaviour. The mummer
hates intellectuals with a fierce
and deep hatred, but he hates
scientists more, because of the
disagreeably objective nature
of their calling. "You can't
study human beings like they
were guinea pigs!"
Basically, all is disorder in
the theatre. There are no
criteria of success or failure,
no theoretical foundations on
which to build. The motives
for an actor's creation will
change from day to day, according to the state of his liver.
There are no ideals in the
theatre, and very few plans.
The work of the average
mummr can be divided into
two components — the stage
cliche and the public, personality. And the latter is usually
Critic Editor,   <■
The  Ubyssey.
Dear Sir:
When are we going to get a
Critic who takes his job
seriously? Doesn't Mr. Bromige realize that The Drama
is a sacred institution? Enough
of this simpering frimping of
neck-piece. Let's have something solid that we intellectuals can sink our teeth into
without coming upon a splinter
of glass.
An astute journalist could
sum up Mr. Bromige's contributions to this page in one
defecatory word. Mr. Bromige
is irreverent. I am sure that
Norman Young would back
me up in this prejudice. I
suggest that you confiscate
pseudo-critic Bromige's reading glasses and find someone
more suitable to your publication.
Utterly sincerely,
Ana Phase,
Science 300.
evolved from a stage cliche.
These cliches extend through
every element of a characterization—voice, posture, gesture,
gait, costume and makeup. The
cliches work. Audiences recognize them. But then the moron
index in most audiences is
around 99%, so there's little
use in looking for aesthetic
judgment there. Not that I
would do away with the audience, believing an audience
to  be intrinsic  to any reason-
Noted  Critic Mike Matt
to his conten
This is more a review of the
great French actor, " Raimu,
than it is of the great French
film, Marius. In attempting
to sort out my reactions to this
film, one fact emerges above
all others: that whatever stature it reaches is directly due '
to its leading actor, Raimu.
But "stature" sounds like a
critical cliche. It doesn't really
apply to this movie (not the
euphemistic "motion picture"
either) or to Raimu. Both are
too real, too human for such
irrelevancies. Holly wood's
chromium passion for revealing only the bright side of life
is ignored here. That doesn't
imply any melodramatic -
"darkness of the soul": both
the underside and the beauty
are exhibited with the same
Gallic shrug. "It's interesting
to note," says the program (and
it's somehow insanely ludicrous to me) that Marius was
banned by the British censor
until  1949.
Anyway, the movie was
shown Sunday as the Vancouver Film Society's second presentation of the season, and as
the only, 35mm film to be
shown that is more than six
years old. Marius was produced and written in 1932 by
Marcel Pagnol, who according
to the program notes, was one
of the first movie-makers to
successfully use regional char- ,
acters and settings.
The regional setting is the
■waterfront section of Marseilles and the location shots,
while rare, are alive.   The old THE      UBYSSEY
Friday, November 27, 1959
Fantasy Or...? Farce!
concept of theatre. But
ctor must never be in-
ced by its applause into
ing that the audience's
are is the measure of his
ould champion the Stanis-
I method as the only act-
;chnique which gives con-
Jtion to every faculty—
ettual, emotional, and
cal—which the actor uses,
work. And I think there
inister significance in the
,' as he appears
fact that the only recent serious play about an actor—
Odets' The Country Girl—concerns itself with an actor
whose work sums up the contradiction of all that the Stanis-
lavski method stands for.
Frank Elgin's acting depended
upon the sort of bursts of intuition that most contemporary
actors seem to deify as the
most important aspect of their
work. But this creative intuition, as seen by'Stanislavski,
is only one small part of the
actor's equipment. The rest is
all training and calculation.
Obviously the calculated effect
is the one which has the best
chance of achieving subtlety
and expressiveness on the
stage. Granted the relation of
an artist's conscious to his unconscious in creative effort is
a tricky and involved one, the
horror with which actors view
any suggestion for planned
effects is a triumph of fearful
And this tendency of the
mummer to maudlinize his
craft is symptomatic of the
general tendency to praise impulse over calculation and
character over wisdom. Thus
the doctrine that good men
cannot be made, that the head
can't change the heart. The
evidence is all in the other
direction, but men, and mummers most of all men, prefer
blithering to cogitation. Sentio,
ergo sum.
—Michael  Matthews.
rt's toughness  is not ex-
ated  nor minimized;  it's
here, in the shouts of sea-
streaming along the quay
Iging sails, or in the heavy
atmosphere   of   hole-in-
all waterfront cafes. The
y  is  there,   too,   in   the
sun-bleached   whiteness
the   smoothness   of   sea
s nrateay-lda    c
st   an   early-dawn   light-
e "regional characters,"
ially Raimu, alternately
de from the screen or
aer   quietly   in   dark  cor-
the impression given is
this is no "slice of life,"
he real thing. The crux
g story is the relationship
sen Raimu's son, played
'ierre Fresnay; his child-
sweetheart, played by
le Demazis; and the "other
m" in the triangle: the
i. "Remember the time
/alked on the bridge and
said you couldn't look
because you feared you
d • fall?" the youth asks
iri. "I fell the same way
t ships . . . whenever I
me I feel myself falling
rds  it."
is main conflict builds to
nax of devastating irony,
asing and improvising
this theme, are several
lots; the deep yet often
diary relationship be-
l the son and the father;
levotion between the girl
ler mother and the moth-
nsistenee~.thati the. -girl, be
"respectable." Several finely
portrayed lesser characters enrich the theme.
From a dramatic point of
view, the son, his sweetheart
and the mother have their
wx>rk "cut out for them."
They act movingly and well
within their scope but for the
sake of dramatic effectiveness,
it isn't too wide. The minor
characters and Raimu are allowed full rein. Indeed, with
Raimu, it seems unlikely he
could to any degree be trammelled. He's -not acting in
front of the camera, he's living
in front of it. I hesitate to call
him a comic. But he's side-
splittingly funny. He couldn't
be called a tragedian but his
moments of emotion match and
surpass those of most of our
"great actors." In Marius, he
is the owner-bartender of a
small bar and he certainly
doesn't exhibit honesty. (Showing his son how to mix a drink,
he says "add a good third of
water." Or to his card-playing
cronies, "Sure I cheat. But you
don't know how I do it so I
scsore. What's the fun of
playing cards with friends if
you can't cheat?" But throughout the film he displays a high
moral feeling which obvio,usly
■ outranks any mere human
This  sounds  so  enthusiastic
as to   be  perhaps,   misguided,
so I'll bring in another authori-
. .ty, one I consider among the
For several years, the Players Club has been devoting itself, in its major productions,
to comedy: last spring, with
great success, a farce — the
year before, with somewihat
less success, a comedy of manners—two weeks since, with
no success at all, a lightly
satiric fantasy.
Peter Ustinov's play Romanoff and Juliet concerns the last
politically uncommitted nation in the world, the small
but vehemently independent
and proud country of the imagination. It is a lyrical plee,
in this age of the inmpossible
International Situation, for an
escape into the dream-kingdom
of love where threats are but
shadows, force a thing of
words; Where giants become
pygmies and the right is always triumphant. There time
has no meaning, and even
death sleeps late. Ustinov
takes the Romeo and Juliet
theme, changes the two warring families into the two cold-
warring nations of Russia and
the USA, and shows that where
a dream is given free rein, the
two classic lovers need not
wind up bloody, broken and
The Players Club missed the
point of the play, presented,
not a lyrical fantasy united in
plot and purpose, but a loose
succession of gags arbitrarily
(and mercifully) terminated by"
the final curtain. In all fairness, the production had its
moments of sensitivity, of fantasy and mood-feeling, . of
gentle surrender to the sweetly moving stream of the play,
to emphasize its basic failure,
but these unfortunately served
The fault lies inevitably with
the all-important figure of The
General. Created by. Peter
Ustinov for himslf to portray,
this character, sophisticated,
cynical, world-weary and Wistful at first, gaining in strength
and purpose from the young
fated love of the chiraren of
the Soviet and American ambassadors, must lead the audience through the dreanvworld
he creates for their enjoyment,
expound to them, directly and
indirectly, the lyrical beauties
of love, bend the plot and all
the  characters—his characters
highest: Henry Miller. In the
Wisdom of the Heat, Miller
says he considers Raimu the
"most human figure on the
screen . .  ....
"Raimu . . ." says Miller,
"represents something which is
vitally missing in the cinema
and he represents it forcefully^
Raimu sweats, weeps, laughs,
yells with pain. Raimu flies
into a rage, an unholy rage, in
which he is not ashamed to
strike his wife or son, if deserving of his wrath. Everything
he says and does is human and
understandable, even his
crimes. He never tries to be
more than he is, or other than
he is; he is never ridiculous,
even when he inspires laughter."
One final aside, to the Varsity Theatre: If the long run
of Smiles of a Summer Night
(the first VFS film of this season) is any indication, Marius
would probably be worth trying to obtain. It's too good a
movie to be seen by only several hundred people. Besides,
I'd like to see it again.
<—Dick Hallgren.
—gently but inexorably into
the final happy conclusion. The
fault, I say, lies with this figure, and the miscasting of
John Sparkes in this role. This
talented actor, whose comic
ability was admirably demonstrated in his most successful
portrayal of Lord Fancourt
Babberley last spring, was
simply not equipped to handle
a part requiring such a very
high 'degree of maturity, of
overwhelming stage presence.
Where was the odd whimsey,
the gentle world-weary cynicism, the great undercurrent of
"passion and human feeling?
Missing, all missing. Mr.
Sparkes suggested rather the
young Continental roue, sniggering at his own dirty jokes,
than the venerable literary
descendant of Chaucer's Pan-
darus, the traditional go-
between of ideal lovers. The
significant moments of address
to the audience were transformed into vulgar gimmicks,
aimed at achieving the momentary embarassed laugh, leaving no deep impression.
And there, in a nutshell, was
the irremediable fault of the
production. All personality, all
sense of character, all beauty
and feeling, were sacrificed
mercilessly at the altar of gag-
gery. A sorry spectacle the
sad ghost of a play rising from
the bloody leavings of the
director's knife. Comedy is
dead: laughter is all our god.
Gone was all fleshly sophistication from the love scenes of
Romanoff and Juliet; gone was
the comedy arising naturally
out of character and situation.
Every line that might possibly
yield a laugh was mugged,
gimmicked, hammed to squeeze
the maximum in vocal mani-
gimmicked, hammed to squeeze
festation from the audience,
and to leave the minimum in
emotional impact. Weren't
those lovers just too too coy
and funny-funny, just too utterly unlike any lovers ever
seen on the face of this earth
since the dawn of creation?
What the play might and
could have been was seen in
two actors, who by their own
excellence, put the show as a
whole to shame. Of Ken
Kramer, as The Archbishop,
no greater praise can be given,
no more need be said than
that he portrayed the character of The Archbishop, which
stands by itself in the play,
that of the Russian Ambassador is but one among the company  of Russians and Ameri
cans. Walter Shynkaryk's portrayal of this character was
superb. He alone, of all the
characters in the play handled
the lyrical passages as they
should be handled: lyrically.
It joyed the soul to hear him
on the Russian Revolution and
the spirit of man. Two minutes, ten minutes, or half an
hour, the audience could have
listened to him speak alone
for as long as he chose to
speak; Every subtlety, nuance,
variation and transition he
used as required, maintaining
all the while a flawless stage
accent and impeccable theatrical technique But all good
things come to an end, and
The General re-enters by and
by to remind us that man is,
after all, but a jesting a*pe.
Of the other actors, Martin
Bartlett as The Spy, Frank
Abel and Cecil Plotnikoff as
The Soldiers were good. The
rest were generally adequate,
with the exception of Les
Wagar, who pushed too hard
at portraying the American
Ambassador, and succeeded in
portraying an actor pushing
too hard at portraying an
American Ambassador, and
Maxine Gadd, who strutted,
postured, screeched, but had
no conception of the character
of Marfa that she was supposedly assuming.
The show has this further
distinction to its credit: it is
the first University production
in several years, excluding
musicals, of amateurish calibre.
Bad productions we have frequently, but amateurish ones
are rare. Actors stumbled
over lines, had difficulty handling the language. The* final
marriage and reconciliation,
scene was very sticky indeed:
timing, blocking, cueing seemed to have progressed no farther than a first rough draft.
The play bore all the earmarks
of the under-rehearsed production. This amateurishness was
pointed up by the very excellent quality of the technical
setting: lighting, costumes,
properties. Particular credit
is to be given to the designer
of the set, and to the properties crew for its work on sound
It is a sorrow to reflect that,
for the sake of this production,
Vancouver audiences were denied the pleasure of seeing
Peter Ustinov himself perform
the play with a professional
Vancouver company.
—Denis Howarth. PAGE SIX
Friday, November 27, 1959
Cinema 16 will definitely continue to operate for the remain-"
der of the academic year, said
Dick Drysdale Thursday.
Drysdale, one of the founders
of the organization, stated that
regular showing of European
and experimental films will continue next term every Thursday
in Bu 106.
Although admission price had
to be raised to 50 cents, over
200 students and faculty attended yesterday's showing of
"Wozzek", a controversial German film, and a ten minute ex
cerpt of a pre-war Nazi propaganda film.
Cinema 16, a non-profit organization, will operate independently from Filmsoc which confines itself to the showing of
commercial films.
"The large attendance so far
proves our success and justifies
the existence of Cinema 16,"
said Drysdale.
In a little story on Cubicals,
et al, which the Ubyssey ran
yesterday, there was the following sentence, "The first
crucifixion will take place at
8:30 a.m., Dec.  19.".
We were wrong.
Do not show up for your
first exam on Dec. 19. because
that will not be the date of
your first exam.
The horrid things start on
Dec. 9.
Please come.
Did you hear about the professor who emerged barking from
Birks' porcelain counter?—The
Don came up like Thunder out
of china 'cross The Bay..
Drop in to 4544 West 10th Avenue
Opposite Safeway's Parking Lot
AMS Information
Bulletin Issued
Here it is at last.
The Student Council is issuing an informative bulletin
which will help all those who
wish to discuss student fees to
do so more intelligently.
Included in this notice will
be a comparison with fees of
other universities, why the fees
were" raised, where they are
spent, etc.
It can be picked up at the
Student Council office next
Friday, December 4.
Be sure and get yours.
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be important to the UBC research team.
At present it is not known
whether the cells fluoresce in
non-cancer cases because of the
drug or the tobacco smoke, and
it is hoped that the present project will resolve the problem.
Dr. Culling stated that it was
not the nicotine which caused
the cells to glow.
Further tests may reveal
whether living in a large city
substantially affects the incidence of this phenomenon.
Processing of the forms which
students will hand in with the
samples will reveal a cross-section of the smoking habits of
campus students, said Dr. Culling.
Drive Needs
Canned Goods
Any type of canned food for
the AWS Food Drive will be
sincerely appreciated. The Central City Mission urgently needs
this food.
Receptacles for all contributions have been placed in faculty
buildings and all central locations on campus. The Drive ends
this Friday.
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'Specials' A vailable
Canadian National Railways is arranging for a
Christmas special lo Edmonton and  points  East.
Groups of four or more
passengers may take advantage of package rates, such
as $30 for return fare from
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This fare includes everything. Phone Ned Wiginton
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Married Accommodation
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Meet Here
Top wrestlers from the lower
mainland will meet at UBC tomorrow afternoon in the apparatus gymnasium.
The all-comers meet gets underway at 2:00 p.m. with Nick
Mohammed,   Canadian   wrestler
. in Olympics at Helsinki, referee-
ing the matches.
Wrestlers from Vancouver
Y.M.C.A., Kalerd Sport Centre,
Western Sports Centre and
North Vancouver Sports Club
will be on hand for the meet.
The meet tomorrow afternoon
will be the last for UBC's wrestlers before they travel south for
* the first intercollegiate meet.
December 5 UBC meets the
strong Washington State schol*
arship team at the University of
Washington. Next term the UBC
team will travel fOr meets in
Kelowna, College of Puget
, Sound, Pacific Lutheran College
and University of Alberta.
Saturday's   meet   gets under-
*way  at  2:00  pjn. in  the gym
apparatus room.
Student, president of Women's Athletic Association Marg
McLaughlin presents Dean Helen McCrae with scroll emblematic of Honorary Presidency of the W.A.A.
Co-Editdfs __•  Ann Pickard, ^mie Harder
Reporters __ Mike Hunter, Alan Dafoe, Frea^Fletcher
Drums Are Roll ing
For Rugby Thunderbirds
On US Visit
The UBC Thunderbird basketball team takes off on a two-
*game -exhibition swing to the
State of Washington "this weekend, before meeting 'Cloverleafs
in their final 1959 Ihter-city
league game.
The Birds take on St. Martin's
College, Friday, in Olympia, and
Seattle Pacific College on Saturday in Seattle. On Tuesday at the
.Churchill Gym, Jack Pomfret's
boys clash with Cloverleafs in a
"must" game. The Birds must
win this game if they hope to
reach the playoffs, as they now
have only two wins in seven
games. Last Saturday, "Leafs'
dropped the collegians, 78 to 70.
Totem Tourney
Then the annual Totem Tournament takes  the  spotlight, on
Friday and Saturday, December
'4 and 5, at the Memorial Gym.
The first games of the new
year will be exhibitions with
American colleges.
Thunderbirds meet College of
Puget Sound, January 2 in Tacoma, and Central Washington
on the fourth in Ellensburg.
Because of the high calibre of
ball   played   down   south,  these
. U.S. exhibitions will provide the
Birds with valuable experience.
Braves In Action
Locally, the. UBC Braves play
Abbotsford High School, 6:30,
Saturday night at the main gym.
At eight, Alberni Athletics take
on Cloverleafs in a regular Intercity League game.
Abbotsford placed fourth in
the high school tournament last
year, have several returnees.
Braves have added Dal Lansdell
and Dune Williams to the rooster
in the last week.
^ The drums have stopped beating for football and the
thunder of UBC's front-running rugby 'Birds is making itself
Max Howell's rugged crew hosts the powerful North Shore
All-Blacks at TJiBC Stadium tomorrow afternoon
Playing in the rough Vancouver First Division, the UBC
'Birds have won seven games,
tied one, lost atme, €*ra lead the
race for the Miller Cup'by a half
Spirit and Hustle
The 'Birds will have to finish
on spirit and hustle. The Vancouver Kats, in Second place,
have ten B.C. All Stars on their
roster. UBC had two, Neal Henderson, until he sustained a concession, and Captain Gerry McGavin.
Varsity Men
Lose Hockey
The Varsity men's grass hockey team lost a 3-1 decision to
Cardinals at UBC No. 1 Field on
Saturday afternoon in an A
Division encounter. As a result,
the Varsity eleven dropped into
a three-way first place tie in A
Division standings with North
Shore A and Grasshoppers A,
each of which won their games.
All three squads now have identical 4-1 won-lost records.
Blues Lose
At the same time, on UBC
No. 2 Field, the UBC Blues lost
a close 1-0 game to India A.
India scored its single goal in the
dying minutes of play.
Meanwhile, the UBC Golds,
playing away from their home
grounds, were slaughtered 8-2
by North Shore A.
Over in B Division, the UBC
Pedagogues defeated the Hawks
4-0 to gain their first victory of
the season.
Halftime Draw
The Peds started rolling in
the second 35 minutes after
battling their opposition to a 0-0
halftime draw. The winner's
marksmen were Roger Fox, Don
Carter, and Alan Dafoe with two
Last weekend, UBC ^defeated;;
the third place Meralbmas B^,
Except-for the "first five minutes'
o* the: game, JDBC played one
man short ihtheir scriim. Peter
Bugg, "the sclftim-half* 'fractured
a leg arferi^^riit. 'Mike Chambers mow&^iwt© the essential
scrum-faali position,
iNsnaliy Kick
UBC's points e&ihe on a penalty kick by McGavin and a try
by five-eighth, Ted firyan. The
'Loma points came Via a penalty
Coach Howell singled out
Chambers, who passed to Bryan
for the try, John Lecky. Carl
Gustafson, Don Shore, Jonathan
Phillips and Ted Bryan as the
outstanding performers.
.  Intramural  Volleyball Finals,
Tuesday, December 1, at 12:30.
Ping Pong Finals Friday, December 4, at 12:30.
Women's Grass Hockey
UBC vs. Alums at Trafalgar
Park, Saturday.
Varsity vs. Ex-Brits at Trafalgar Park, Saturday.
Varsity vs. Tec Lions at Trafalgar Park, Sunday.
Second Division—Varsity vs.
Gordon Brothers at Carnarvon
Park at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Third Division—Teamsters vs.
UBC at UBC's Mclnnes Field at
2 p.m. Sunday.
Men's Grass Hockey
Nov. 28—A Division—Varsity
vs. Golds, UBC 2, 2:45. Blues vs.
West Coast Rangers, UBC 1, 2:45.
B Division—UBC Pedagogues
vs. India B, Hillcrest West, 2:00
p.m. Varsity All-Stars vs. U of
Calif. (Berkeley) at UBC No. 1
Field, 2:00 p.m. Sunday.
Take Second
UBC Thunderettes jumped into second place in senior
women's basketball standings with an easy 37-17 over lowly
C-FUN Wednesday night.
Only bright point in the game was the 25 points racked up
by UBC's high-scoring Diane Beach.
The victory put Thunderettes
two   points   ahead   of  Hastings,
On Frank
(Ubyssey Feature Reporter)
All-round athlete Frank Sealy,
nOw in his fifth year with the
Varsity soccer team, Has a long
and interesting career in sports
at UBC.
Frank believes that his greatest year in campus soccer was in
1956-59 when he playeel centre
half, fullback, and acted as general utility man for Varsity. During last season, Sealy demonstrated his versatility to the frustration of opposition* Second
Division soccer squads. He climaxed this highly successful
year by capturing the outstanding UBC athlete award for 1958-
59 at the Big Block banquet.
Turnirig'ISacV to soccer, Frank's
marvelifotis'ball control and expert dribbling ability has to t>e
seen to be hei'i^viB^.His ^raeeful
'movements conttad&jly le%> opposition elevens oif 'balance.
Furmermbre, Wily has ia 'long
High kick wMch males Mim as
valuable an islet Mt 'fttlifcack as
he is oh the' naif line *6ribrward
F>$nk Sealy, who hails from
Trihltfad.'felfeb^e^rlaiiy optimistic about Vafsl€y*s chances for
prbmotlbh to the First Divisipn
in 1960-81. Of the current 1959-
tJO season, Sealy stated, "If we
click, we shouldn't have any
trouble with the rest 6f the league." So far, Varsity has clicked
to the tune of a 4-1 wbn-lost record in regular league play.
Frank, who is married, stands
5 feet 9 inches in height, weighs
170 pounds, and is 26 years of
age. He is at present taking a
first year course in medicine.
In conclusion, as coach Frank
Kurucs    summed    up,    "Frank
Sealy is an intelligent student, a
fine man."
This man, the incomparable
Frank Sealy, who is an ace
cricketeer and soccer star, is at
present captaining his Varsity
team-mates towards what could
be one of their finest years in
the post-World War II UBC soccer era.
UBC todies Curling
In Totemette Bonspiel
While UBC men's curling
team is doing big things in lhe
B.C. Totem Bonspiel, UBC
girls' curling club is taking
part in the Burnaby Ladies'
Totemette Bonspiel.
The team, skipped by Ruth-
ann Senz, and including Diane
McNaughton, Laurie Walsh
and Pal Chaiaway. is taking
part in fhe bonspiel which
ends this weekend.
The bonspiel got underway
Thursday night.
who were trounced by pace-setting Richmond the same night.
The C-FUN team is still looking for its first win of the season—they have lost five straight.
The 25 points dunked by
Diane Beach helped her maintain
a firm hold of fourth place in the
individual scoring race. Hastings'
Barbara Bengough tops the loop
with 77 points.
Prior to Wednesday night's
contests, Richmond's Shirley
Topley was a close second with
76 points and a teammate, Zoe
Robinson, was third, with 67
points. Diahe's performance on
Wednesday night brings her total
to 61.
Number six in the scoring race
is UBC's Marilyn Petersen, -with
Girls' Bowling
A bowling telegraphic meet
between Canadian Universities
will be held December 4. Any
girls interested—withgowi bowling scores, please phone WA
* *     *
Girls' Volleyball
UBC: will hostess an informal
Vancouver High School invitational tournament Friday, December 4, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
ih the women's gym. Participating schools include Britannia,
Kitsilano, Lord Byng, Kiilarney,
Templeton and West Vancouver.
* *     *
fhe Sunday afternoon Second
Division soccer contest between
Varsity and North Shore United
was postponed.
Oh the Island, Third Division
UBC captured their first win of
the soccer season with an exhibition 2-0 triumph over Victoria
Friday, November 27, 1959
'tween classes
University Choir will present
j» concert of Christmas selections
■•Dec, 4 at 12:30 in the Audi-
* *     *
Attorney General Robert Bon-
»er speaks on Bill 43 in Brock
Lounge, Wed., 12:30.
* *     *
Political   club   members  will
debate "Should Canada   disarm
How?" Tues., Bu 203, 12:30.
.., *     *     *
A classified film from Esson-
•alaie will be shown noon today
in HM 2. Members only. Commentary by Dr. MacKay.
; *    *    *
Last meeting this fall, Mon.,
In Bu 217 at 12:30. Field trip
•n Dec. 5.
* *    *
Mr. David Brown of the United
Kingdom Information Service,
will speak on "Britain and the
Commonwealth" in Bu 202
Tuesday,  12:30.
Sir Ernest Macmillan Fine Arts
Club will present a program of
vocal and instrumental solos at
8:30 tonight. Admission free.
* *     *
Southern Baptist Student
Union will hold a Devotional
meeting Friday noon in Bu 227.
Rev. G. Ewert will speak.
* *     *
Talent night tonight. Annual
Undergrad - Alumni Communion
Breakfast will be Sunday. Mass
at 9:00 a.m. Speaker will be
Hugh Buckley.
* *     *
Varsity Christian Fellowship
presents Rev. R. Standerwick,
speaking on "Mystery at Bethlehem" at noon today in Arts
The Lutheran Student's Association will discuss Mixed Marriages on Mon., 12:30, Bu 216.
* *     *'
General meeting today at 12:30
in Bu 204. All members please
* *     *
Important council meeting today, not yesterday as previously
mentioned. Bu 320, 12:30.
* *     *
Ski exercises today in Field
House. Bring ticket stubs to
clubroom by Dec. 1.
* *     *
Last meeting this term noon
today in Bu 216. All Ukrainian
students please attend to hear
a guest speaker.
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