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 THE UBYSSEY
Vol. 27
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1954
SCENTS
No. 16
Fraternity Withdraws  From  I F C
AMS MOWS OFFICE
INTO WOMEN'S GYM
The temporary location for
the AMS offices is now in
the south-west corner of the
Women's Gym.
Students' Council now occupies the Hillel hut, situated
behind Brock Hall. Student
clubs and activities are advised
that they can pick up their
mail in this office.
Until permanent offices can
again be arranged, the above
locations will not be changed.
Committee
Begins On
Fire Probe
Investigation has started into
the origin and cause of Monday's disastrous Brock fire, Mr.
J. Bagshaw, chairman of the
President's special fire committee announced Thursday.
We have alreday definately
established that the fire started
in the double committee room,"
Bagshaw said.
The investigation committee
revealed that three unknown
male students were the last to
leave the committee, room, and
expressed a desire to interview
them.
"We feel that these men may
be afraid to come forward,"
University Fire Cheif Sherlock
said. "But we only want to interview them for the record. No
charges will be laid against
them."
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Evicted
Students
Housed
Vacancies have ccurrcd that
Will take care of the four remaining students of the seven
who were asked to vacate the
Youth Training Center to make
room for Dairy Short Course
students.
"Two of the students have
already found outside accommodation and a third is now living
at his home in New Westminster," stated Mr. A. R. Baird,
Housing Administrator, Thursday.
On October 20, seven students
received letters from the Housing Administration advising
them that they would have to
vacate their rooms at YTC within eight days.
Since then cancellations have
made four more rooms available.
Queen Candidate
Asks  Frosh  Help
Diane LeFever, Frosh Candidate for Homecoming Queen, has
asked all Freshmen interested in
helping her enhance the float to
contact their class reps immediately.
EACH WONDERING who the'lucky one is going to be the 14 beautiful homecoming queen
candidates' line up for judging. The queen w as selected at a tea Thursday but her name
will not be announced until Monday. From left to right are: front row: Louise Van Allen,
WUS; Jean Francis, EUS; Maureen McNeil, VOC; Katie Eisenhut, Pre-Med. Back row:
left to right: Marion Hardie, Dance Club; Diane LeFever, Frosh; Mary Shaeffer, CUS;
Margaret Robertson, French Club; Patti Wilks, Forestry; Zella Kendarick, Aggie; Arlene
Dill, Phrateres; Trixie Sutherland, Home-Ec and Betty Graham, Pharmacy.
—Photo by Dick Wyman
East-West Tickets On Sale
Monday, Buy Yours By Nov. 20
Student tickets and tickets
to be sold by students for the
first annual East-West game go
on sale Monday in the AMS
office, gymnasium and quad.
2346 tickets for seats in the
covered stands in the East side
of Empire Stadium, which will
be sold to downtowners for $3.25
will be offered as unreserved
tickets in a solid student section for $2.
In the event student sales,
which will be finished by November 20, a week before the
game, exceed the 2300, another
covered section will be reserved.
Forms students will use in
selling outside tickets to downtown people will aso be available at the AMS and gymnasium.
East-West ticket sales committee, chaired by LSE secretry
Isy Wolfe, has set 18,000 tickets
as the quota to be sold by students. Instructions for selling
.ind prize information is printed
on the forms.
Students   will   collect   ticket
money from customers, and turn
in  the  money and  a  name  list j
of  those  customers   on  a   form
which   also   lists   thc   name   of
Brock   Building   Fund
Pressing' — Underhill
Student Council president Dick Underhill stated Thursday that the cost of restoring prock Hall to its original condition will require every penny of the $50,000 goal of the building fund.
"There seems to have been
a misunderstanding as to the
amount needed to replace the
Brock,"   he   said.
"The insurance will only equal
the worth of a ten year old
building, which we must replace
with a new one."
Changes in the building code
since   the   hall  was  constructed
UBC Dances
Tax   Exempt
The recently imposed Provincial Amusement tax will not
affect student dances as long
as taxation forms arc filed at
the AMS office two weeks in
will also make replacement more j advance of the function, AMS
expensive. ! business   manager   It   Maunsell
"For instance the old hall had   announced  Thursday,
a  cedar  roof,  a   feature  which
is now prohibited," he said-
Underhill added that the cost
(Continued on Page 3)
See UNDERHILL
"Student dances are tax exempt since they are operated on
a non-profit basis," he said.
It was hinted last week that
the dances might  be  taxed.
student and organization he is
supporting-
Forms will be turned into
the AMS office or the gymnasium and will be picked up daily
by a representative of the Round
Table, the group sponsoring the
event.
Tickets will be mailed immediately  to  the customers.
Wolfe has gathered the committee on the sales, representing nearly every campus organization and has readied his members to .start the "outside the
gates" onslaught first thing Monday.
Every fraternity, sorority, LSE
club, and most undergraduate
societies have pledged support
to the game, the first of its
kind.
SOMETHING   BIG
A similar plan for a continental college contest was proposed in 1946, but the game fell
through. Wolfe says this will
be UBC's second chance to put
across something big in Canadian  sport.
"We cant fail this time," he
said.
Meanwhile, one campus organization has already started on
the sales. Phi Delts have claimed 250 tickets sold already "off
the  cuff."
Committee members include
Wolfe, secretary Jean Wilson,
Pep Club president Don Jabour,
LSE rep. Dick Riopel, USC rep-
Ralph Sultan, Athletic*. News
rep. John Springer, IFC rep.
Jim Stewart, Panhel reps. Pat
McConvil and Carol Abramson,
and   ticket  man   Syd  Polansky.
HELP FROM ALL QUARTERS
Lambda Chi Alpha
Severs all Relations
A campus fraternity severed all connections with the
Inter-Fraternity Council Thursday.
The fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha, issued a statement on
its withdrawal accusing IFC of merely "paying lip-service to
the cause of fighting discrimination in fraternities."
The strongly-worded statement
condemned the co-ordinating
body's "limited policy" on discrimination giving that as its
reason for withdrawal.
The statement was released
after a formal letter of resignation had been submitted to IFC
head Jack Hamilton by Stephens.
The paper issued by Lambda
Chi President Vic Stephens said
IFC's mistake rested in its resi-
tancy to carry the anti-discrim-
.ination fight past the legal or
"constitutional" level.
This "limited campaign" according JLo the statement ignored the remaining moral fight.
LIP-SERVICE
"Many fraternities, Including
Lambda Chi Alpha, have removed the written basis of discrimination,'" it said, but that stopping there was "just paying lip-
service" to the antl-discrimina-
ton fight.
"We say that lip service ls not
enough," the paper stated.
Stephens, who offered his
name and address to "those interested in our plans," underlined his chapter's determination
to "foster inter-racial brotherhood."
GOING IT ALONE
"We disagree with the limited
policy of IFC on this question so
we are going alone by withdrawing from that organization," the
statement continued.
"We want to build a strong
chapter and therefore we are
looking for young men to help
us attain our object—inter-racial
fraternity," the statement concluded.
Lambda Chi Alpha was one
of the two fraternities which
succeeded in removing discriminatory clauses at summer conventions.
At that time, Stephens attributed their success due largely
to the pressure and publicity
forced on them by the press and
other bodies,
RAGING FIGHT
This is the latest move in a
fight that has been openly raging for over three years.
In 1051 at an AMS General
Meeting, a motion was passed
demanding the removal of discriminatory clauses by fraternities "within a reasonable time."
At a fall general meeting two
years ago this motion was given
teeth with the inclusion of a one
year time limit.
At the spring general meeting
last year when the fraternities'
time expired and nothing was
done, the motion was rescinded.
Shortly after the present "Investigating Committee" was set
up.
'twssn clotstt
Dr. Rose to Discuss
'Germany & East'
UNITED    NATIONS    CLUS
meets today in Arts 100 at 12;3Q.
Dr. Rose of the Department of
Slavonic Studies speaks on "Germany and the East."
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PRE-MED SOCIETY showing
two films on Influenza, today at
12:30 in Physics 200.
¥ ¥ ¥
STUDENT CHRISTIAN Movement presents second talk on
"The Place of Man in the Universe," Monday in Arts 100 at
12:30. Dr. K. D. Naegele will
speak on "The Measure of Man."
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UBC regular meeting ia canceled. All members please watch
the paper for the next meeting.
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GEOGRAPHY CLUB presents
"New Zealand" an Illustrated
talk by Dr. Jack Wallace today
in FG100 at 12:30. Fraser Valley
field trip to be organized. Everyone is welcome.
¥      ¥      ¥
VISUAL ARTS CLUB presents
"Images  Medievales"   today  at
12.30 in Physics 202.
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INTERNATIONAL   HOUSE
Association is having their Special Hallowe'en Informal tonight
at 8:00 in the club hut.
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FROSH    DECORATORS   are
needed to enhance Homecoming
Floats. Prospective builders and
decorators should contact Corn-
mi tee in hut LI today at noon or
phone John Helliwell at KE 2868
before Tuesday.
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GERMAN 'CLUB will hold a
meeting Tuesday, November 2
at 5433 West 5th street at 7:30
p.in.
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JAZZSOC presents Al Delbuc-
chia Trio, Tuesday, November 2,
at 12:30 in Hut HM1. All members welcome.
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NFCUS committee meeting
Tuesday at 3:30 in Phrateres
room, Brock Hall.
Canadians Migrate
To United States
BELLINGHAM— (CUP) —
Western Washington College's
"Collegian reports that Canadians head the list of out-of-
state students registered for
the Fall semester.
Canadians in attendance
number 30 with Alaska and
Oregon tied for second place
with 18 each.
All Campus Supports Roof Raising
By PETE PINEO
Second step ln UBC's Student Council ••Rebuild tiie
Brock Fund" drive has been
announced by Council. A monster dance, cabaret style, will
be held in the Armouries to
morrow night, Saturday, October 30.
ANYTHING GOES
No rules of etiquette will
hold for this- dance, Council
has announced. Dress will be
hard time, or anything else:
co-eds are asked Lo violate all
taboos and offer to go Dutch.
"It's up to the girls," Terry
Nichol said, "if they offer to
go Dutch, the dance will be
a success."
Three scheduled dances
have been cancelled, and a
dozen campus organizations
have donated time and effort
to put on the benefit dance.
Sympathetic d o vv ntnw n ers
have donated cokes, sandwich
filling, bread, and free printing service.
DONATIONS
Dance will cost St.50 for a
single and S.'UH) for a couple.
It will start at 8:30 and last
till 12, Included in admission
price are free .sandwiches,
cokes, checking and perhaps
cigarettes.
CANCELLATIONS
Originally the Varsity Air
Force  detachment   planned   to
have a dance in the Armouries
that night. But they cancelled
it in favor of the benefit
dance. At thc same time, Engineers cancelled their Friday
dance and Law a Saturday
ball, while several Fraternities and sororities volunteered
to hold their Ilalowe'en dances
only after a stop-off at the
Armouries. Varsity Outdoor
Club has tacked 50c onto admission to Iheir Hallowe'en
party on Seymour Mountain
this weekend, which couldn't
be poslpor.ed. Money will go
to  Ihe fund.
''Supporl   of   Ihe   dance   has
come   from  all  over the  cam
pus—that's what amazes me,"
said Dick Riopel, commenting
on the united feeling spring
up on campus after the Brock
disaster.
Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie and
the UBC Dens received a surprise in their mail yesterday.
Written on their complimentary tickets to the Student
dance" for the rebuilding of
Council "Benefit Dance" for
the rebuilding of Brock hall
were the unusual words:
"Please reimburse us for the
cost of the enclosed tickets."
The reason: Student Council
felt that even the faculty
chiefs would not want to miss
a chance to contribute to tho
rebuilding of the Brock.
CAMPAIGN
Back of the dance is a Council policy to show downtown
that the students are really behind this building campaign, a
Council spokesman has informed   The   Ubyssey.
"We feel that when a few
dollars get in the fund a lot of
donations are going to come
from unexpected downtown
sources. But students have to
lead the way." he continued.
Over $50,000 is estimated by
Buildings and Grounds as the
amount needed to fix up the
Brock as the Students will
want it.
Independently Newman
Club and Dance Club originally thought of the Benefit
dance idea to raise funds. Terry Nichols of Newman and
Carol Thompson, Dance Club,
are now co-chairmen.
TICKETS
Tickets will be on sale Friday in the Quad, Caf and at
both Camps. On Saturday they
will be sold at thc football
game.
Music will be supplied by
Brick Henderson's ten-piece
orchestra.
Entertainment will include
Varsity chorus line, skits,
comic acts. Page Two
THE UBYSSEY
Friday, October 29, 1954
THE UBYSSEY
MEMBER, CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Mail subscriptions $2.50 per year. 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. Business and advertising telephones are Alma 1230
or Alma 1231.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF—PETER SYPNOWICH
Managing Editor—Ray Logie News Editor Pai Carney
CUP Editor Bert Gordon Sports Editor—Ken Lamb
Associate Editor—Stan Beck       Executive Editor—Geoff Conway
Senior Editor—ROD SMITH
Desk and Reporters: Jacquie Seale, Brian Guns, Rusty MacKenzie, Louie Leiterman, Bob Johannes, Sylvia Shorthouse, Pat
Russell, Peter Krosby, Rod Smith.
Sports: Maurice Gibbons, Peter Worthington, Neil MacDonald.,
Congratulations
i
We congratulate Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity for its
bold move in withdrawing from Inter-Fraternity Council.
IFC, the collective spokesman of fraternities on the
campus, is in a position to wage a strong campaign against
racialism.
But for years fraternity spokesmen have waged a disinterested campaign against discrimination in their societies.
IFC's let's-not-get-excited policy in this regard exemplifies
the hypocrosy of this brand of "brotherhood."
Lambda Chi Alpha, we feel, has made a wise move.
Dissassociation from the policies of IFC is a good thing to
have on one's side.
The other aspect of Mr. Stephen's action is that it
releases his fraternity from the caprice of one more god.
Fraternities' main excuse for their transgressions in the past
has invariably been that of charging compulsion .by some
authority or other. A local authority has been eliminated by
Lambda Chi.
Mr. Stephens, whatever his motives in this case, does
bring to the fore an important fact. That is, the issue that
is now assuming importance in the anti-discrimination fight
—moral discrimination.
It is true that constitutional racialism is on the wane.
But that is only half the fight, and possibly the easiest
to overcome because the evil is right before our eyes.
However, discrimination functions as any bad habit. It
is offensive but you can't get rid of it.
Lambda Chi Alpha appears to be prepared to take some
definite action. At any rate they have put themselves
in a position more conducive to change.
Mr. Stephens has in effect expressed recognition to the
essence* of this question—you can't have your cake and eat
it too.
Whli Jby  tjfand
Politics
One of the subtler beauties of British governmental tradition is its strict adherence to a code of laws and rules,
which are not enforced by written statute but by the tacit
recognition that transgression on one point would lead to
the destruction of the whole system.
One such tradition (and it is a tradition rather than
a rule of law) is that civil servants refrain from participation
in partisan politics. This political abstinence has not only
eliminated political patronage and ensuing corruption but has
also assured us of capable and efficient administrators.
Yet a week ago delegates at the Social Credit convention held in Vancouver passed a motion charging that the
political sympathies of provincial civil servants were showing in overt and conscious inefficiency. Furthermore, it was
implied that since the wall had been breached, it would be
well to do away with the whole structure.
The condemnation of the Social Credit move was unanimous but rather incomplete. The press and the labor movement both classed it as an insult—the former to a significant
and subscribing segment of its re'adership, the latter to the
integrity and honor of Labor. Both groups pointed out that
the Social Credit League had not backed up its charges
with proof.
There the matter rests waiting until Provincial Secretary Wesley Black clears up the government's attitude at
the Civil Servants' convention in Nanaimo today.
But regardless of whether Mr. Black backs down or
manages to prove that 99 percent of civil servants were indeed overtly disloyal, the principle of a non-political civil
service has been challenged—not by the motion of censure
but by its motivation and implications.
If the civil servants proven to be disloyal are fired, they
would apparently be replaced by Social Creditors as the only
people to be trusted to give the government positive support. Quite apart from the fact that these "civil servants"
would be turned out with a change of government; quite*apart
from the fact that not even tho best intentioned government
could keep-the civil service free from incompetent political
hacks under such conditions, it would also mean that the
government could have no source from which to draw impartial expert advice because its political appointees would be
responsible not to the government and the people, but to the
party caucuses.
Furthermore, the remaining civil servants would then be
"free" to join political patties. Even if they are not members
of political parties at present, they do presumably have
varying political convictions. It is not hard to see that they
would eventually succumb to pressure to join the party in
power. We wonder whether it would make Social Credit a
better movement if it had these forced turncoats in its ranks,
The surprising element about the whole affair is that
no  delegate   rose   lo   question   the   proceedings.
The present furore will die clown. The motion will soon
be forgotten. Only one thing will be remembered: the retreat of individual intelligence and common sense in face
of mass .stupidity covering itself in an aura of self-righteousness.
Caution
Editor, The Ubyssey;
Re: Letter from "K" ln a feature Writ by Hand. Oct. 18.
Dear K:
As a Mexican who has lived
most of his life in the U.S A.,
I am well acquainted with
racial discrimination and I am
with you entirely, both in
your general denunciation of
it and your attack on it as it
manifests itself among the sororities.
I might mention parenthetically that after extolling the
tolerance of Canadians to my
friends in California this summer, I was greatly distressed to
come back to the ugly local
incidents of racial discrimination.
However, I feel that I must
caution you that you are treading on extremely perilous
ground when you threaten, as
you do in the fourth from the
last paragraph, to blackmail
with Communism. Would you
cqt off your nose to spite your
face? You say you are "one
of many contemporaries who
has witnessed the rule of communism. Then you must
know that privileges and economic discrimination exist in
much more vicious forms in
Russia than in any of the "de-
des." This should be obvious
when you consider that the
Communist Party in Russia
numbers a scant three million
whereas the total population
numbers two million. And if
anyone thinks that admittance to the Party is an easy
matter, let him read Krav-
chenko. You must also know of
the special ration cards given
to members of the Party
which entitle the bearer to
go to special stores whose
shelves are always crowded
with goods that the other
stores never get. There"" is
further distinction within the
hierarchy of the Party. Have
you never heard of, the case of
the hungry Negro jazz musician in Moscow with a trunk
full of money?
You speak of "the capitalist
class that is still thriving on
this American continent" as if
capitalism were some sort of
anachronism or anamoly absolutely incompatible with this
day and age- In that, you remind me of the fool who criticized Spain for taking her civilization and culture to the
New World. What else could
she do? The point I am trying
to make is that the presence
ol capitalism on this continent
has a very logical explanation
and that the system has by no
means exhausted its possibilities. It that isn't true, why
has Communist Russia had to
revert in a myriad instances to
capitalistic techniques? As Montesquieu said the laws of a
country have to be relative to
its geography, its climate, its
size, the temperament of its
people etc. and they usually
arc or they get changed; which
brings us to the principle of
adaptability. In the main, Communism suits Russia better
than Capitalism, The same can
be said for most of Asia, but
it would not work here because
our problem is not underproduction but overproduction. So
please don't blackmail with
Communism. I say "It can't
happen here."
It is very alarming to see
you decry the subtle force employed by the sororities and
in the next breath threaten to
use it yourself although y*u
"hate" it.
No, dear Mr. K threats will
never gain  us  our  objective.
I don't purport to know tho
complete answer but I feci
sure that it lies along the path
of education and example. By
the way, did you know that
Japanese and Chinese parents
consider that it is a disgrace
to marry an Anglo-Saxon on
the grounds that it constitutes
mongrelization'.'
Paul M. Arriola,
Dept.  of  Spanish
Six Men
Editor,  The  Ubyssey:
Apathy, that imperishable
disease that has been afflicting
free men throughout the centuries, is plaguing the students
at UBC once more, the first
USC election, the Frosh election, and the first AMS general
meel ing   being   recent   victims.
Must apathy always be a concomitant of that freedom which
is taken for granted? No, it
should not.
Although our democratic in-
situtlons have been founded
upon principles of free expression, they will not necessarily
remain democratic unless they
continue receiving the support
of a free-thinking and free acting majority. Apathy, therefore, must be eradicated.
One method involves the employment, by each student, of
six men, six honest serving
men that Rudyard Kipling kept.
WHAT, WHY, WHEN, WHERE,
HOW, and WHO, By keeping
these men active, we can be
stimulated to offer more effective support to the more
worthy  human  endeavours.
We can set the six men to
work right now-
PRO BONO PUBLICO
Editor, The Ubyssey;
1 would, herewith, like to
associate myself with the movement which is attempting to
have the University Golf
Course renamed.
I have evidence that will
demonstrably prove that the
University Golf Course has
created bad publicity "DOWNTOWN." For example, you wili
all remember^the immediate
outcry that arose "DOWNTOWN" when a certain person
was found on a certain 10th
green of the University Golf
Course.-D own with Golf
Courses!-Down with University
Golf Courses!--Down with the
University!-Down with Mayor
Houde!-Some even went so far
as to say Down wiht TOWN,
DOWNTOWN that is.
Think of the embarrassment
we would have been saved if
the University Golf Course had
been called by another name-
any other name. Here are a
few   examples:
The Spuzzum and Cape
Mudge Benevolent Golf Course-
or
The Fair Play Golf Course
in the interest of good taste,or
The Good Taste Golf Course
in the interest of fair play-or
The Fair Taste Golf Course
in the interest of good play, ad
infinitum-
All those interested in this
cause please meel in Brock
Hall and we'll really raze the
roof.
(Signed)  "I'll show you
my etchings."
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CLARIFICATION
Editor, The Ubyssey:
May I point out one slip in
the issue of October 28, p. 1,
col 3?
"Convocation" should be replaced by "congregation." It
is unfortunate that universities
vary in the use of these words
and so naturally make a confusion. Here in British Columbia "congregation" signifies the
meeting at which degrees are
conferred, while "convocation"
is a large body of people—numbering in a list issued by the
Registrar in 1948 somewhere
about 9000, and practically oil
of them holding degrees from
UBC—endowed by the Legislature with certain functions
related to the welfare of our
University.
According to the University
Act of 1911 (c. 234, par. 2, 11,
. 12, 14-19, 21) the first convocation comprised "all graduates
of any university in His Majesty's dominions who are actually residing in the province
two years prior to the date fixed for the first meeting of the
convocation, and who at least
six weeks prior to that date
register themselves as members of such convocation as
hereinafter provided," and
"twenty-five members to be
selected by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council . . . Aftgr the
first convocation all convocations shall be composed of the
Chancellor, the Senate, the
members of the first convocation, and all persons who shall
have become graduates of the
University." (This was slightly
amended in 1918).
According to par. 21, its functions "shall be chiefly elective,
but it shall be competent for
the convocation to consider all
questions affecting the well-
being and prosperity of the
University, and to make representations from time to time on
such questions to the Senate,
which shall consider the same •
and return to the convocation
the conclusions thereon."
It generally holds its annual
meeting about the time of the
spring congregation.
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THE UBYSSEY
Page Thro*
Philosopher  Ryle
Uncages Thinking
By DANNY GOLDSMITH
Students jam-packed FG100 yesterday to hear philosopher
Gilbert Ryle "emancipate 'thinking* from cages which some
thinkers, from various motives, have imprisoned'it."
Ryle, a professor at Magdalen
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Lashes
Alumni
Powerful alumni forces and
not students are responsible for
the continuance of Unfair fraternity discrimination, Mr. Abraham Arnold said Thursday.
Addressing a meeting ot the
Civil Liberties Union, Arnold,
editor of Ihe Jewish Western
Bulletin, quoted the National
Committee for Fraternities in
Education as substantiation for
his statement,
"It is strong powerful Alumni pressure that is responsible
for the retention of discriminatory clauses," he said.
Arnold also struck out at discrimination in some residential
areas of Vancouver.
"There are gentlemen's agreements between many people responsible for buying and selling
homes in Vancouver," he said.
"And many of these stem from
the discrimination practised in
Vancouver social clubs."
Arnold also discussed employment discrimination on a national scale and stated that the federal government has been the
greatest force for good in this
field.
"The federal program of education and legislation against
discrimination has made Canada
one of the leaders in the battle
for equal rights for all citizens,"
he said.
Commenting on the local situation Arnold stated that UBC
had done far more than most
universities in ridding its campus of discriminatory fraternities.
In closing Arnold stated there
is a great need for more legislation in the field of human
rights.   .
"We must enact laws if we
are to succeed in throwing out
unfair prejudice," he said.
Seats Set
ForComing'
The 3000 seats from the BEG
pool, which were proposed to be
in place by Saturday, October
23, but which were delayed when
water was discovered in the
ground on which they were to
be set, will definitely be in place
by Homecoming Day, November
e.
The Administration, which
was approached by the Men's
Athletic Council to put out an
estimated $1400 necessary for
the gravel required for a firm
base for the heavy stands, decided Friday to pay the bill.
The gravel was dumped before
Saturday, but the movement of
the stands will not start till the
middle of the week.
There is hope the stands' will
be ready by October 30, but in
any event they are promised to
be in November 6 for the Homecoming game.
AMS treasurer Ron Bray said
Monday the cost would probably
not run as high as expected.
The workmen discovered Friday that the soil was wetter near
the track than towards the back
and not so much gravel had to
be dumped.
UNDERHILL
(Continued from Page 1)
of moving all the organizations
in the Brock to new quarters
and maintaining them until the
new building is built must also
be considered.
"This fund raising drive i~
something which requires thc
> participation and support of every student," he said. "And it
is something we are going to
have to do ourselves."
College, Oxford, is "travelling
around the world slicking his
neck out, and giving other people
the chance to drop the guillotine."
He told the Ubyssey that he regretted that he had no philiso-
phical message. Philisophical
problems cannot be reached
piecemeal, and journalists who
try to summarize a philosopher's
arguments for the masses are
more optimistic than successful, he said.
In the paper that he read
yesterday, Ryle attacked those
who conceive of thinking solely
in terms of intellectutlism, ratiocination, deduction or theorizing. In thanking the speaker
Dean Chant referred to the way
Ryle had dealt with "serious
intllectual problems."
Ryle scored psychologists who
conceived of thinking only as
getting answers to questions.
Composing music, writing poetry, reminiscing, are all thinking, but they don't necessarily
involve questions and answers-
Ryle has no easy path for
those who want to do philosophy
without philosophizing. But he
suggests that those who want
to solve philosophical problems
should start in by quarreling
about them.
VANCOUVER  SYMPHONY
TO  PLAY  ON  CAMPOS
Vancouver symphony orchestra will make it its second
appearance on the campus Thursday, November 4 at noon.
Sponsored by the Special Events Committee the symphony, with Irwin Hoffman conducting, will give a two-
hour performance of works by Brahms, Beethoven and the
modern English composer, Benjamin Britten.
Last year the symphony narrowly missed breaking
even when it played to an audience of more than 1800
students.
Admission is 50c. Tickets are on sale every noon hour
at the Auditorium box office.
SEC chainnan Gerry Hodge stressed the need for a
good turnout by students.
"This is not a rehearsal but a full scale performance,"
he said.
"We all want the symphony out here but if we don't
break even this will be the symphony's last appearance
on campus."
Man's Shot Sola
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for this Special Event
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Homecoming
Celebrations
Still  On
The destruction of Brock Hall
has made only minor changes
in the schedule for the colorful annual homecoming celebration.
The largest change Is the cancellation of the buffet dinner
originally scheduled for Brock
Hall-
Alumni attending the annual
celebration will now register
in the armory.
As a result of the expected
increase in activity in the armory, the reception has been
changed from the COTC mess to
the faculty club.
The overflow dance which
was to be held in the Brock is
of course cancelled but officials
state that the armory should be
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Dance the  Roof on the  Brock Page Four
THE UBYSSEY
Friday, October 29,1954
CPS Loggers Might
Need Pass Attack
Gerry Stewart's Return
Builds   Birds   Hopes
' By KEN LAMB
College of Puget Sound Loggers may discover Saturday
their diligent work in developing an aerial offense and defense
to be used against the Thunderbirds was not all in vain.
It could be they will even discover it won't be good enough.
MOST HEARTENING *
This piece of information, one
of the most heartening Birdwatchers have had for a few
weeks, comes with the announcement that quarterback Gerry
Stewart has recovered from an
injured nose and will be back in
action for Coryell on Saturday.
Stewart, who is the spark of
UBC's pass defense, and the
quad's most successful passer,
will be accompanied in his return to the fold with left-half
Gary Williams, out of action
with a bad leg last week.
ItAYMENT AT FULLBACK .
Jim Boulding will be out of
course, but his place will be
taken by Ross Rayment.
Birds' attack may find itself
again thfs weekend, especially if
the ball carriers find some
blocking. '
The line will be the-same as
•last week, with end Charlie
James still out and new lineman
Hugh Stevens added to the tackle
corps.
Player of the week,  fearless Ken Ross, who tried so.
hard he even got knocked out,
will also be in for the Birds.
WOT A BALLI
The fans too are in for some
added benefit. Not only will the
revitalized Birds be at their best,
but also most of the extra stands
will be in place, Homecoming
queens will be presented, and the
UBC band, that purveyor of fan
stirring music, will be placed in
the student section, thereby adding to the general fun fest.
Bring along the whole family
too. They can be whipped by the
ticket takers entire and intact
for the price of one buck. The
whole family yet.
ONE ONE TROUBLE
The only blotch upon the general festivities are the Loggers,
who will be exhorted by coach
John Heinrich to go out and flatten the Birds, thereby hoisting
themselves into second place.
Heinrichs brings along a team
with an impressive four out of
five record, and a 77 to 39
against point record, 33 of the
against points were incurred in
their fateful battle against the
Whitworth Pirates
ROWERS CALL DANCE
Off TO AID BROCK
Following the swing of other
campus groups, Rowing Club,
who were to hold a trip raising fund danct Saturday night,
havt decided to call their bash
off and join in the roof-raising brawl in the armouries.
All holders of a 12.50 rowing club ticket can get into
the armoury wingding on presentation of their ticket and.an
extra SOc.      .
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Brave XV Only
Steady Winners
By PETE WORTHINGTON
"The Cross-Country-Comet", Our Petey Harris, excluded,
the UBC rugger Braves are at present unique in varsity sport
ing enterprises.
CREDIT TO TEAM
Credit for the Braves' success
belongs to the team as a whole,
and the dogged stamina instilled
by their coach, Dr. Maxle Howell. The team is sparked by
"Genial Jawn" Mulberry at fullback, a relatively new boy to
football, whose booming kicks
and sterling defensive abilities,
may conceivably force him into
a promotion to the Chiefs' squad.
"Comers," like half-backs Theodora  Hunt,  Bill  IJendall  and
*-
Hockiers
To Meet
Cardinals
Varsity will be entertained
by the league-leading Cardinals
Saturday at 2:30 and UBC will
take on the, Blackbirds on the
campus at the same time, in the
UBC grasshockey scene.
Led by the steady play of
Harry Preston in goal and Johnny Lees on defense, Blackbirds,
who tied Varsity last week 2-all
expect to drop UBC. But Capt.
Doug Howie will be leading a
dangerous set of forwards
against them for UBC'
Gary Gobra, show real possibilities for. the future. Hunt in
particular may well develop Into
one of the finer players of the
coast.
Forwards like Billyum Esso,
Jack Ward and Roy Perhtrom
are big reason why the Braves
have had but 3 points scored
against them this season- Clive
Neil, Stuart Wright and Glyn
Fitzgerald have not been idle
either offensively or defensively,
and play to the hilt in every
game.
HOWELL PLEASED
Next Saturday, the 30th, the
Braves will endeavour to pro-
pigate their record at Douglas
Park when they clash with Ex-
Brits at 1:45 p.m.
The "Tommie" Tomohawks
tangle with that oddly titled
team, the "Kats" at 3 p.m. in
Carnarvon Park. Tommies admire the Braves and will attempt
to imitate their technique.
In Miller Cup play the fast
and ever improving Chiefs meet
Rowing Club "A" at 2:30 in
Brockton  Oval.
Brave coach Howell, (or coach
Howell the Brave: swimming
too), is advised to keep his
wards off the Empire Pool tow
er. There is neither water nor insurance to protect rugger-ites
who venture into this exotic
establishment, (roofless).
—That's the big and tough
Chief rugger scrum you're
looking at. The lads are all
set for their toughest game
LOOKOUT ROWING CLUB
of the year against the league
leading scullers. Note the
presence of Derek Vallis, the
mighty forward out at the
start of the season with a
chipped ankle. He'll be playing Saturday.       —Ubywey
photo by Dick Wynvan.
Varsity  XI
For  Second
Looks
Win
By NEIL MACDONALD
Varsity are expecting their second win when they take
on Royal Oaks at Central Park, this Saturday, while Chiefs
would be content with a tie when they play Sunset on the
campus, both games going at 2 p.m.
SCORING BETTERED "
Injuries to Mark McDonald
and Trig Carlson have weakened
Varsity but John Green, formerly of McGill, will be in the forward line with Jerry Rovers,
last year's "B" team top scorer.
The two are expected to strengthen the weak scoring punch of the
Varsity   boys.
Ernie Kuyt will be playing
his first game as a Canadian for
Varsity this week. Formerly a
Dutchman, Kuyt has now become a Canadian citizen. At
times he has been the only man
on the field for Varsity.
NAVY   HERE   THURSDAY
Next Thursday, November 4,
Varsity takes on Navy on the
campus at noon. It will be another event for homecoming week.
Navy have a top-notch team and
should be in fine shape.
Varsity   will  play  their  only
Washmgtoa First
Rowers   Prepare   For   Big   Things
By PETE WORTHINGTON
Unpublicized, unheralded,
and to all . intents forgotten,
the Varsity Rowing Club is
training with close to fanatic
intensity.
Every day, Saturdays and
Sundays included, the campus
Spartans are working themselves into top condition, and
timing this conditioning so
that they hit their peak on
November 10th. On the 10th
the results of their build-up
will explode in a single burst
of effort, when they race the
University of Washington's
Varsity  crew  in  Seattle.
JUNIORS MEET
While the Varsity crews
race, the UBC JV rowers meet
the Juniors of the U- of W.,
and the U. of Oregon's number one, team, who do not
feel that they are of Washington or UBC calibre yet. After
these races, rowing conditioning will taper off at UBC until
after the Xmas break.
From January to Spring the
physical and mental build-up
will commence all over again,
but this time with a more
serious goal in view. In May
Varsity's BEG champions head
to California where they cross
oars with the top crews of the
United States; Navy, California, Stanford, Washington, and
so on, who rate with the best
in the world.
REAL  TEST
The U of W test on November 10th will be an indication
of UBC's ability, for Washington is rated as one of • the
better crews in America, and
therefore   the   world.
Next summer, should Frank
Read's fetishly conditioned
athletes fare well against Yank
opposition, there is the Royal
Henley in England to
win for Canada's honor. In
1956 the Olympic trials are
lo be held, subsequently the
Olympics proper.
WANTED-A COXSWAIN
There is one problem facing
the rowers; that of coxswain,
(cox'n to those in UNTD).
If any student who reads this
article weighs 115 lbs. or less,
and fancies a chance to holler
authoritatively at eight 200
lb. oarsmen, he is vitally
needed-
Nothing is required of applicants save lungs, so if any
fit tiie weight qualifications
Ihey are urged to report under the Engineering building
canopy to tiie Rowing Club
any  afternoon   at  4:30.   Either
there or contact mgr Don
Laishley at Acadia Camp—
unless he has been excommunicated for filled waste-
paper baskets. Necessary cox'n
training, and tickets to Henley, will be supplied by the
club,
UBC's   eight   man   crew   is
virtually the same as the BEG
one of last August, and, unless hopes are upset, will be
the one which represents Canada in the 1956 Olympics at
Melbourne, Australia.
However, November 10 at
U of Washington comes first,
and the experienced Americans must be forced to play
second fiddle to UBC.
Stadium game on November 20
when they will playoff for the
Richardson Cup- Their opponent
hasn't been decided yet.
Prospects are poor for the
Chiefs, who are riddled with
injuries and face the fast moving
Sunset team.
Football
JV's Out
For No. 2
Jayvee footballers, one of the
more winning teams on campus,
will be out to protect their perfect record of one win and no
losses this Sunday at UBC when
they take on a Seattle boys'
school team.
Though boys' school has a
nasty connotation, this one
doesn't come from Vancouver
Island and is reported to have
a good football club, having lost
by a narrow margin to the Vancouver (roarless) Lioncubs..
Dave MacFarlane's Junior
Birds, still smarting from the
suspicion cast on their valour in
Tuesday's (fire sale) Ubyssey,
will be after a* complete vindication of their honour and an. impressive record to meet Royal
Roads with next week.
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