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 THE UBYSSEY
Vol. XL
VANCOUVER,   B.C.,   FRIDAY,   FEBRUARY   22,   1957
No. 50
PREMIER V, A. C. RENNE1 i' said toriny in the annval
budget speech to tho Provincial Legislature thai the University of British Columbia would nut leceive any increased
financial resistance from the Piovincial Government, nor
would last year's grant of SID million, to be spread over
ten years, be speeded up in any way.
--Photo courtesy  Vancouver Sun.
CditcHal
The Government of British Columbia has chosen to
ignore the needs of UBC. There will be no extension or
enlargement of the present grant, nor any speed-up in the
time it will be granted.
We at UBC will have to condition ourselves to the fact
that there will be no residences for at least six more years.
The Arts Building and the Medical Sciences Building will
be the only new buildings to greet students by 1961. There
will be 12,000 of us by then.
We are unfortunate in this province to have a government that employs the double-standard. Social Credit seems
to be all things to all men.
Provincially, Premier Bennett told those who presented
the brief to the Cabinet that Federal money should come
for education. Federally, Solon Low is doing his utmost to
prevent Federal money from going to the Canada Council
for university endowments and capital construction.
We had hoped that a substantial grant from the government would lead the way for increased donations and endowments from industry to UBC. Now the government has
placed us in the position of asking industry to relieve the
government of its responsibilities.
The only inference we can draw from all this is that
the government subscribes to the ideas recently propounded
by  Herbert  Bruch,  MLA  from  Esquimalt:
•'Education is a privilege, not a right," he said. ''UBC
students have to change their attitude."
However, we will continue to view higher education a.s
the right of anyone with the intellectual capacity to benefit from it.
Social Credit had a chance to remove some of the taint
of its anti-intellectual beginnings at a time when aid to
education was critically  needed.   It  has  lost  that chance.
We wonder if they will ever retrieve it.
NO MONEY AT ALL;
CAMPAIGN IGNORED
UBC's hopes for money from the government were dashed today as Premier .W. A. C.
Bennett brought down the budget, in Victoria, minutes ago.
,     There will be no grants over
ODE   TO   A   PREMIER  and above  the ten  million  dollars   alreadv   granted,   and   this
By BARRIE HALE
Oh welcome to British Columbia.
The land ol' extensive  resource.
We'll   develop   them   all,
the  last  waterfall,
copting the student, of course
Build a bridge (where there's
water if possible)
For those who elect you, that is.
But UBC's tunny.
They don't need any money,
As professors, you know, lecture gratis.
Prince   George   will   become   a
metropolis,
Kitimal's burgeoning, too,
But  UBC's students
Will have to be prudent,
And wait 'till some money comes
through. "~
For we're not setting any more
money
To   keep  standards   where   they
are now;
Raise them, you say" —
Oh do go away,
Students can't vote, anyhow.
len million dollars will still
come at the rate of one million
a  year.
Students were shocked at the
Government's stand. Second
Great Trek Chairman and President -elect of the AMS, Ben
Trevino expressed t h e disap- ,
pointn.cnt  of the Trek Commit-
\ tee after hearing the  results oi
• the   spoch.
"I  am  very,   very  disappointed." he said, and added,   "I hope
! that   industry   will   not   be   as
\ shortsighted as the government.''
The    Premier    said,    "There
would be  no  increase  in  finan-\
cial aid to t he University as re-,
quested by student organizations
and others."
TWO EXTRA EDITIONS
OF UBYSSEY TODAY
Tht? Ubyssey, for t'm first
time in its history, wi'.l be
running two extra ecitioau today.
Tho all important !ooum->t
speech at 2.30 today v-i'l ;:»
reported in an oxira edition
of the Ubyssey which will up-
peai on campus minute j utt:)r
2.30. Ubyssey ediiov-irvcLu-f
Sandy Ro?: and reporter
Carol Gicgory are over in
Victoria for the event, which
will herald ihe success or the
failure of the Second Great
Trek movoment.
Paper will be distributed in
the Brock, at th© Library and
the Quad. Other edition will
be for the High School Conference delegates.
Deadline for 'Tween Classes
ii 1.30 p.m. on day prior to
publication.
'tween classes
Symposium
Bus Leaves
Brock 4:50
Weekend Symposium delegates
can   catch   a   chartered   bus   to
CPR pier at 4.50 p.m., in front  cia|    Government    would   "con
of Brock Hall, it was announced
Tories Discuss
Throne Speech
Industrial    organizations   and
the people of B.C. have,  in  his I
words, "... done little to en-i
dow   the   University   in   a   man-1
ner   comparable   with   that   experienced   elsewhere." TODAY
CONSERVATIVE   CLUB   will
Bennett added, "... thc Uni-   ho,d fl gpnera, moi.Um, U),,ay at
versity has fared far better than : noon jn Arts 106. The Mock Par-
other Canadian institutions : liament Throne Speech bill w'll
when   the   volume   of   contribu-! bo discussed. Davie Fulton. M.P.
tions of public funds  is  related
to   B.C. "
He  promised thai  the  Provin-
will be attending.
if.       if.       if.
C.L.U. meet in Arts IO.t today
at noon.
today.
Selection Committee chairman
Larry Rotonburg made the announcement and added that all
delegates who have private cars
may take them if they wish, but
that the bus is available for
those  without   private   transpor-
i tation.
Delegates  will  board  the Nanaimo boat at fa'.00 p.m., and belbuted time lo getting facts-
, met   by
Island.
sider   carefully    warranted    ex-!
pansion    proposals    in    the    future."
Second Great Trek originated
last   term  when   the  university's'
pressing   needs   for   new   buildings   became   very   apparent.
Hundreds   of   students   contri-
hav-
¥
*f>
another     bus     on     the;,ng   petitions   signed,   and
EL CIRCULO presents Mr.
Bartroli of the Spanish Dept.
speaking on the topic "Introducing Spain" in Arts l()li today at
noon.
PSYCH CLUE presents Mr.
Cox speaking on "The Psychologist   a.s   a   Counsellor"   today   at
paring ihe brief to present to the
Lasting all  weekend, thc uni-, T,rovlllcia,  Cabinet,
que  symposium   will   try   to   resolve  some  of  the  problems  of       Student-prepared     brief    had
student faculty      communication  {hv Ul,.,;t approval of the admin-
prevalent at UBC. i isU..)Unn    althougll   tlu,y   lel   thc
A   full   report   ot   Symposium
activities   will   appear   in   Tues-' student,    proceed    along     their
day's Ubyssey. own lines.
pre-   12;'J0 in HM 2.
if*       *
V.F.C. will hold a Bible study
on the Gospel of St. John today
at noon in Arts 20ti.
(Continued  on   Page   6)
See 'TWEEN CLASSES PAGE TWO
THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, February 22, 1957
THE UBYSSEY
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ahould not be more than 150 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right
to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
received.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  .... SANDY ROSS
ASSOCIATE EDITOR  - PAT RUSSELL
Managing Ed. Dave Robertson  City  Editor       Jerry Brown
Business Manager ..Harry Yuill     Asst. City Editor, Art Jackson
CUP Editor Marilyn Smith       Feature Editor. R. Kent-Barber
Photo Edilor, Mark Underhill        File Editor Sue Ross
SENIOR EDITOR .._   BARRIE COOK*
Reporters  and  Desk:—Helen   Zukowski,   Barrie  Hale,   Rav
Osbourne, Mike Matthews, Caro 1 Gregory and Sue Ross.
Says Sorority Laden
Debit or Credit?
This University stands to gain considerable aid from the
Wenner-Gren project in Canada's Northland.
According to Mr. Wenner-Gren, profits from the project
will go toward "philanthropical and altruistic foundations."
President Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie, in viewing the possibility
of aid to the University, stated non committally that he
would "appreciate" any help.
It is true that students are prepared to embrace any organization which proposes to extend aid to them by way of
enlarging facilities of the University.
However they should carefully weigh the possible benefits accruing to the University against the equally possible
costs to the Province.
We are not saying we distrust anyone who wishes to give
us aid. Unfortunately neither can we say we wholeheartedly
thank Mr. Wenner-Gren and wish him a long holiday in
Mexico, at least until we have more information regarding
his project.
At present the project is enveloped in mystery. No clear-
cut stand has been expressed by Mr. Wenner-Gren or his associates or the Provincial Government. We would like to believe that this international financier is philanthropic-ally inclined and not just out to gain material wealth at B.C.'s
expense.
But we cannot judge until he or the government stops
dodging justifiably pointed questions by the people who will
tsand to lose or gain by the opening up of the North. We
cannot help but wonder, if this i.s an innocent venture a.s Mr.
Bennett and Mr. Gaglardi would have us believe, why there
is so much mystery about the project.
We cannot understand why the opposition, elected by
the people of this Province, must beg the government for information on the Wenner-Gren project.
We will therefore withold our enthusiasm for financial
aid, and ask the gift-horse to open his mouth.
An Academic Approac
We hail the Academic Symposium as a long-needed institution. At last the scholar may find his niche in student
life at UBC.
Until now he has been frowned on, despised, ridiculed,
or ignored. He was caught in a high-school fervor for never-
appearing to study and not being caught admiring the stacks
of the library. He maintained his status by spending daylight
hours in the clubrooms, on the gym floor, or in the council
office.
When he appiied for an academic scholarship he wrote
his qualifications a.s: "President of the Oogle Society; Publicity rep for pre-marriage organization; member of the Rod
and Gun club." On the last paragraph he would scratch his
grades.
If the Symposium maintains an academic approach, delegates may air views on the fact that too much emphasis
is given to exams and too little to education. They may discuss the necesity for more academic discussion groups for
Freshmen, who , just out of high school, are unable to adapt
to University life with its multiple extra-curricular facets
which nevertheless demand a passing grade. They may discuss the senior students' claim for priority on smaller classes,
or the entrance requirements at UBC and the high failure
rate of first and second year students.
They may convince faculty that they have aims that go
beyond achieving popularity and proving  it.
They may initiate something this University is entirely
lacking: an appreciation for education.
Subversives, Sociologists
Are Main Frat Critics
(Editor's Note:—The following selection is taken from a
speech made by Eileen Blain
Rudolph at a Dalta Delia Delta
sorority convention last summer. We print it here to demonstrate a favourite contention
of ours; that defenders of the
fraternity system are usually
hard-pressed for logical arguments, and have to resort io
pseudo - McCarthy tactics in
their place. This is a pity, for
if the fraternity system is going
lo survive, its defenders will
have to do much better than
Mist Rudolph).
EILEEN BLAIN RUDOLPH
Attacks on fraternities are
following a pattern. The first
phase is to force removal of all
membership restrictions. In a
free country, membership in
any organization is a voluntary
act.
Those who band together to
form any yroup have the right
and privilege of determining
what other persons they will
invito to join u ith them. Any
voluntary association can restrict its membership in any
way it wishes — even if the restriction seems silly to others.
For instance, a Dean of Men
at a state university said last
year that it is still a matter of
choice on the pari of the members; if they wis'v they may
choose to pledge only left-
handed men. This might seem
silly, but the test is this: no one
HAS lo join. Those who are
invited to join any group can
accept or refuse —- or, if they
don't like the organization,
they can form one of their
own. To deny to any organization the rijfht to determine its
own membership substitutes
coercion for freedom.
RESTRICTIVE   PRACTICES
Tho second phase of the attack is to force removal of so-
called   -restrictive   practices."
This means that fraternities
must prove they do not restrict
in any fashion by exhibiting as
members persons formerly uninvited.
To carry this through to its
logical conclusion, fraternities
would have to display members of all sizes, shapes and
colors, of all religious and political beliefs, and of all levels
of scholarship.
Several months ago I heard
a sociology professor say that
the college had the right to call
in any social group and ask
why certain people weren't
members — and the social
group would "have to give satisfactory answers." This fore
ing and coercion of membership would destroy all forms of
voluntary association until all
student life, all social life, is
regimented and controlled'.
The third phase of the attack
on fraternities bans any affiliation outside the confines of the
campus.
This makes abundantly clear
the ultimate goal — complete
regimentation. The socialogy
professor admitted this when
he stated that the college must
educate the total student —and
counteract the influence of
parents!
Charges leveled against fraternity recommendations are
attempts to destroy the organization or to achieve complete
control, for every free association, club, lodge or fraternity
is perpetuated by members pro-"
posing others lor membership.
Charges leveled against alumnae advisers —- like the slurs
directed at parents — are attempts to capture and mold the
minds of youth without any
outside contact, advice or guidance. What a perfect captive
audience!
EXAMINE ATTACKS
To understand why and how
these pressures appear first on
one campus and then on another, it is necessary to examine the sources of the attacks
against  the  fraternity system.
Possibly the efforts against
fraternities are aided by a few
di. grunlled fraternity people
or by some who were not invited to join, but I think this
source can be largely discounted.    I   think  of  those  who at
tack fraternities or help attack*
ers in three main groupings:—<
the subversives, the sociology
ical reformers, and the "go«
alongers."
USED AS TARGETS
Because  fraternities  are  organized groups they have been
used as targets in the attack on .
education.
Certainly unrest has been
caused by the resolutions, the
demands, the questionaires, the
editorial blasts. Perhaps this
seems fantastic, but at the University of Colorado this year,
the girl who resigned from her
sorority — with publicity
that it discriminated — moved
into the home of a professor
who admitted membership in
the Communist Party from »
1938 to 1943.
I do not mean to imply that
this professor is still a Communist; I know only that he
told the Jenner Committee he
was a Communist between '38
and '43.
REPORTERS DANGEROUS
The subversives have had
considerable effect on the second grouping of persons who
oppose fraternities, a grouping
I call the sociological reformers.
These reformers are dangerous because they range from
extreme leftists to impractical
idealists; they include Communist sympathizers, Communist
dupes, some do-gooders, and
some persons of unquestioned
good will. The mischief these
reformers do cannot be easily
undone. The influence is in .
many areas.
"GO-ALONGERS"
The plans of the sociological
reformers are being effected
by the "go-alongers." The attacks on fraternities are symptomatic of the drives for conformity — drives away from
the individualistic point of
view and toward mass man.
The go-alongers are permitting all sorts of controls to be
adopted by saying: "It's coming; it's inevitable so we might
as well go along."
We have a degree of collectivism, welfare statism. controls
which the average person does
not recognize as losr of freedom, loss of individualism, and
loss of true liberalism.
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THE     UBYSSEY
PAGE THREE
Tie for
These days, there's interest in
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or so. somtont comes to th*
Georgia Auditorium, with knee-
boots and lantern slidos, and
takes his audience on an illus-
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Search oi the Abdominal Snowman in tho Lower Duodenum,"
or "Down the Alimentary Canal
with Qun and Camera."
Many Tie Bar readers, anxious to learn of the wonders of
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time off from their busy business and social schedules, have
asked us to tell of our adventures in the strange and exotic
highways and byways of the
world.
"Tell us of the Christmas Eve
you fought your way to the sixth
floor of the Hudson's Bay on the
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"Tell of the time that six barbarous engineers set you adrift
in the Little Mountain Reservoir
with only two day's provisions."
"It was really very dull." we
modestly reply. "When our rations gave out, we simply trolled
for sharks, and lived off the
tough but nourishing flesh."
So now gentle reader, come
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jungle behind Queen Margaret
School, where the hot heavy
dampness curdles petroleum
jelly in less than an hour. Where
the hash cries of the Wildebeest
and Koodoo shatter the primeval
stillness, and the loneliness
drives men mad.
For two days and nights we
had  been hacking  through  the
dense febrile undergrowth. The
blazing midday sun seared our,
skin, and the native bearers' feet'
were  bleeding  from  the  sharp;
spines on ihe jungle floor. Lesser'
men  would  have   collapsed  or
turned back days ago; but still
we pressed on.
Thirty-two days ago we had
set out from Nome, Alaska, bearing a precious cargo; thirty-two
ampoules of Lydia Pinkhams for
the senior girls at Queen Margaret. Thirty-two days ago, a
gaunt and haggard scout, his
eyes wild and red with fever,
had stumbled into Nome.
"Fever at Queen Margaret's,"
he gasped through cracked lips.
"Bring serum!" I
Heeding his plea, we set out
that  afternoon,  travelling  light,
and fast.   In addition to our pre-j
cious cargo, we  carried only  a
portable dynamo, dartboards, 3
mouse guitars, a fibreglass bathtub,  eight   cases  of  soda-water,:
several gross of Tie Bar ties, andi
back issues of the Readers' Digest from May, 1931.    It was lo
be a spartan safari. I
Thirty-one days of unrelenting
toil put our goal almost within
our grasp. Only one mountain
range remained to be crossed.      |
Hardships had been many and
comforts few, but we were nearly there.
But suddenly our native bearers rebelled. "Bwanas go no
further! Devil man with skirt
and red face dwell in mountain!" I
Persuasion was of no avail.
We shot them and pressed on
alone. i
All at once we came to a big'
clearing in the jungle. We drew
back hesitantly and suddenly the
tall jungle grasses parted and a
red faced man in a tartan kilt
stepped into view. Wo drew back
an.azed. Was this the devil that'
had terrified our bearers? Was
it a man or truly an evil spirit?
"Sir Michael Bruce Bart," it
introduced itself. "But just call
me Mike. I say, you chaps were
not with the Rhodesian Mounted;
Police or the Tenth Bengal Hus-I
sars were you? Your faces look
familiar." \
"We're  with  the   Tie  Bar  of
712   West  Pender,"   we   replied.!
"And we've come with the Pink-;
hams for the girls at Queen Margaret's."
"Jolly good," cried Sir Mike
hoarsely. "Those girls have been
fair doubled up, but that's all
over now that you've arrived.
Come lets have a drink. Will you
join me in a petroleum jelly and
soda?"
"Delighted," we replied. And
that is how our great adventure
came to an endL
Professor's New Book Blasts
"Selective"  Immigration  Policy
Canada's "selective" Immigration policy has come
under fire in a recent book by
a UBC professor.
David C. Corbett, assistant
professor of political science
at UBC, has written a provocative critique that has set
arguments going from here
to Halifax.
Dr. Corbett, a life time student of the subject does not
approve of Ottawa's "closed-
shop" silence on its immigration policy.
"The Immigration Act of
1932 is so loosely written," he
says, "that in practice the
Minister of Immigration and
his subordinates decide which
immigrants to admit,"
"Canada's true policies,"
says Dr. Corbett, "are probably described precisely only
in Ottawa's unpublished departmental  directives."
The act does not hint at
discrimination against non-
whites, he points out in his
book, "Canada's Immigration
Policy" (University of Toronto Press, $4.00) yet through
administrative decisions, most
Africans and British West Indies are excluded."
By ROSEMARY KENT-BARBER
"There is a lot of detail
in the departmental directives,
that makes all the difference
in individual cases," he said.
"Thus a Negro with very
little money might be excluded on the grounds that he could
become a public charge," Dr.
Corbett pointed out.
"By the location of its immigration offices abroad and
field decisions on the issue
of visas, Canada sees to it that
most of her immigrants come
from Britain and Northwestern Europe," he said,
The Federal Government is
continually being pressured by
interest groups, Dr. Corbett indicates. "Canada's business interests want more workers
and customers for a larger domestic market, and establsh-
ed immigrants want to bring
over their families in order
to form larger ethnic minority
groups."
"Labour unions and French
Canadian nationalists  are in-
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clined to take a dim view of
all newcomers."  Dr. Corbett
writes, "but     a strong, self-,
confident  administration  can-
still act in accordance with tho
nation's lone; term Interests."
Dr. Corbett is wary about
"a bigger population for its
own sake." On the other hand,
he does not "see any inherent
value in a small population."
"It would be pleasant to
keep Canada as a natural
park, for the enjoyment of a
favoured few, but I do not
se how it could be justified
from an ethical standpoint,"
he writes.
A McGill graduate originally, where his Ph D was on
"Immigration, Population,
growth and Canadian economic development," Dr. Corbett
has been at UBC for five years
now,
He attended the World Population Conference sponsored by the United Nations in
Rome in September, 1954 as
one of six Canadian delegates.
EXPERTS DISCUSS
(Continued from Page 1)
ward, stuck his neck out."
"Christianity and Communism
cannot get along because they
are each derived from the same
religion, Judaism," he went on,
"therefore, if Christians are to
save the Christian world they
must look to the Oriental culture for help."
COMMUNIST MAJORITY
Following the comments of
the panelists, there was a question session, moderated by Dr.
D. Corbett.
Answering the question of
whether the Nationalist Government or the Communist Government of China was the true representative of the people, Dr.
Ping Ti-Ho ended the discourse
with a startling piece of information pointing out that there
are two million people crowded onto the nationalistic ilsand
of Formosa, while across on the
communistic mainland are 600
million  Chinese.
Baby: A tube with a loud
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THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, February 22, 1957
KEYNOTE of the forthcoming Mussoc production "Girl
Crazy," to be presented Monday and Wednesday of this
coming week is Shirley Muir as Molly, and a lovely chorus
line, part of which i.s presented here.
Photo by Jim Mason
INVITATION TO THE WALTZ'
EXTENDED TO HKHSCHOOLERS
A special welcome has been extended to High School
Conference delegates to attend a McMillan Club Waltz Festival at Georgia Auditorium tonight.
McMillan Club officials and Board of Governors member Marjorie Agnew issued the invitations Thursday.
The coourful competition, which this year celebrates the
21st anniversary of the founding of the Sir Earnest McMillan Fine Arts Club, will see twelve dance teams—including
one from UBC—compete for the competition trophy.
Festival begins at eight p.m. Tickets are available at the
door at 75 cents for adults, 50 cents for students.
Tory M. P.  Here Monday
John Hamilton, Conservative
member of parliament for Toronto-York West, will speak in
Physics 200, 12.30, February 25.
Hamilton's talk will centre
around the current session of the
House of Commons.
Hamilton, Conservative Minister of Transport and Airlines
lawyer by profession, is considered an expert in the field of
transport.
Girl Crazy
Possible
Sell-out
Gershwin's "Girl Crazy," this
year's Musical Society production looks as if it will be a great
success — if the activity of their
publicity man is any indication.
Mussoc has picked one of Gershwin's light but amusing efforts
which lends itself well to a university performance. The story
is certainly not novel but the
easy format allows versatility of
performance and we are expecting Mussoc to do well by it.
The story concerns Danny
Churchill, a playboy. He is such
an expert playboy that his father
sends him to Arizona, to the
Woman-less town of Cuslerville,
to get him away from wine, women and song.
Danny resigns himself to two
miserable years in the west
when quite luckily Molly Gray,
pretty daughter of a neighboring
rancher appears on the scene.
Danny's spirits perk up and he
decides that if he can't stay at
the Great White Way, he will,
bring the Great White Way to!
Arizona. He converts his father's ranch into a dude ranch.      j
The plot continues in this j
manner until all is thoroughly j
resolved with such memorable
songs as "Embraccable You", "I
Got Rhythm" and "Bidin' My
Time.''
Cast has been entirely ditnvn
from student ranks. Singing
leads include John Northey as|
Danny Churchill; Shirley Muir
as Molly Gray, and Nancy Prit-j
chard as Frisco Kate. Comedy
leads are by Barry Cramer and
George Warne.
CBC and TUTS personality
Harry Pryce is musical director I
with able assistance from TUTS-j
man James Johnston in charge;
of Drama, and Choreographer!
Grace Macdonald.
Play goes all next week except Tuesday in the Auditorium.
Special students nights are Monday and Wednesday, with specially reduced prices of 50c.
Curtain time is 8.15.
Custom Tailored  suits
(or Ladies and  Gentlemen
Gowns and Hoods
Double breasted suits
modernized  in  the  new
single  breasted stylies
Matz and Wozny
SPECIAL STUDENT RATES
548 How* St. TA. 4715
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY CO.
WilJ be interviewing graduating and 3rd year
Civil Engineers on:
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25th
Gradute* will be employed in B.C. as Trtmsitmen and Junior
Engineers in work involving surveying, track layout, drafting and
estimating, as well as bridge and building construction and inspection.
Make your appointment at the Personnel Office,
HUT M-7.
SLINKY SLICE of sizzling, succulent, sluthood is Frisco
Kate, played by Nancy Pritchard in the Mussoc production "Girl Crazy." The operetta will be presented for students Monday and Wednesday evenings next week. Sexy,
scintillating, silken sirens like this one abound in tiie
"Girl Crazy" cast.
Special Library Section
Urged For Undergrads
A "short order" Library section, designed especially for
undergraduate use, was proposed by UBC's Assistant Librarian Thursday.
Sam Rothstein, assistant to University Librarian Neil
Harlow, suggested that an undergraduate library be included
in the proposed new wing »n the Main Library Building—if
and when that is built.
The    undergraduate     librarv *,. .. "„.,.""
, the   reading   room.   This,   Roth-
would  contain  about  30,000  oi  stein sak)   wm|ld permit undor.
the  books most  useful  in first,   graduates   to    "immerse    them-
second  and  third year  courses,  solves in books."
The   vckimes   would   be   ar-      As   it   is,   he   said     you   just
ranged on open  shelves around   don't • sec   a   book   until   third
year,"    when    stack    passes   are
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issued.
"All the advantages of browsing  ar <   missed."   he said.
No definite date has been set
for construction of a second
wine on the South end of the
Librarv Buildinj;. however. It
has been in the "dream stay"
for years, but is bound lo come
eventually,  he said.
Rothstein quoted former University Librarian Dr Kayo
Lamb, who wan u-nd of saying:
"A Librarv is '.ike an an.co!:
it doesn't look p^od with ir-t
one winn." Friday, February 22, 1957
THE     UBYSSEY
PAGE FP
Vrkxkan. COtt    ,
"Mexican   Popular   Art   Today," a melange of Indian and
Spanish   elements,   portrays   a
vivid,  almost  vulgar  color  in .-
its  painted boxes,  chests  and ^
demonaic figures.
INTERESTING   COLLECTION K
The decorated pottery and
ornaments are rich in browns '
and members. Silver jewelry
and native cloths, rugs and a
chess set also figure in this interesting collection.
Little dolls made of fig tree
bark, which are used to ensure
fertile fields and cure sickness
are also used for practising
black magic; thc doll is pierced
with a needle and buried near
the offender's house. The day
of the Dead, which falls on
November 2 has in Mexico a
bizarre significance. Candies
are even made in the shape of
coffins, skulls and skeletons.
In this exhibition there are
various "Day of the Dead"
toys, little funeral scenes made
of papicr-mashe, also a huge
fantastically painted skull and
a small walking corpse.
PECULIAR CONTRAST
From these evil vistas the
other exhibit of Yugoslav Fresco Keplcas from the Byzantine
Church of Our Lady of Ljeric
at Prizren comes as a peculiar
contrast.
These frescoes were painted
between 1307 and 1309 by As-
trapas for King Milutin.
Mosaics and frescoes were
used to explain Christian be-
lieis and stories, together with
the detail of religious formalities, to an illiterate public.
They have an objectivity and
purpose about them, as oppose
to the usual form of "space
filler."
The result is intensely satisfying; the unglazed texture combined with delicious terracotta,
yellow and blue shades, intermingled with a type of metallic
green give great warmth to the
rather stiff formalized religious
subjects.
The stiff formality of this By-
zantine painting has great
charm, but not nearly so much
attraction in form and color as
the mosaics of the same period.
Some of the paintings seem
trtut, nOiljiNaUiN, renowned bailaucer ana guitarist,
appears today at noon in tho Auditorium to strum Heartwarming folk sagas on his spell-binding guitar for the
ridiculously low admission fee of 25c. If your heart is cold,
if troubles burden your mind, and if you got two bits in
cold cash, drop around and let the magic of his singing
cast a spell.
The Cherry Orchard
It has been argued, notablv bv a downtown newspaperman
pure "chinoiserie", notably ones
portraying    fishes,    trees    and w'l° apparently wrote obituaries before turning his nccrophtuc
birds. The grace of these fres- talents to Uie assessment of drama, that doing a Chekhov play
coes    is    inconsistent,  some  of .    ■ ■     ,.,.i      . ■     • ■        <•   ,i   , i r)   , i .
them plainly clumsy, neverthe- ,S" ,lke l,0«Pn* " dead horse ; that because Chekhov s *ork
less the stilted quality of per- was produced over half a century ago, he has nothing of value
spective and shape gives an in- to sav to us
However,   the  argument   that of the play;    rather,    Chekhov
clinging to illusions, inability to  seems to say:   'This  is the way
adjust   to  change,  and   helpless-  we are," and leaves us to draw
ness   in  the   face  of   impending  our own conclusions,
disaster are dead  issues  insofar
as they arc suitable conflicts for
contemporary   drama   must   be
In the New Design Gallery in   regarded
West   Vancouver   a   Hungarian,  by anyone
ed by Time, Inc.
"The Cherry Orchard'' explores these issues with the
greatest subtlety; there are no
villains in Ihe play       one group
tangible satisfaction.
BEAUTIFUL  MEDALLION
One little panel, a sepia medallion encircling an apostle, the
madallion surrounded by marbled blue, is really beautiful.
Georg Heti lias a small exhibition. Their aesthetic merit is
not very great but their historical and political interest is.
Heti   escaped     from     Budapest, ,
forging stamps for his passport  decays and is supplanted bv
and  arrived in Canada without  other,  largely   because    o
his wife and daughter on Janu-  psychic drives    resulting
In  the eyes of this  reviewer,
two performances dominated the
rest,  who all fulfilled  the auth-
as   somewhat   dubious or's rigorous demands, but with
■, unless hi> is employ-  varying   degrees   of   inspiration.
Peter Brockington as Leonid
Gaov Ranevsky, and Dave
Hughes as Yermolai Lopahin.
Mr.  Brockington  exuded   decadence  from  every   pore;  when
an-  he was arrogant,  it was the ar-
the   rogance of a spoiled child; when
ie was tender, his .sincerity was
from
their  previous  relationship  with   crippled   by
one another.
If  there  is a  villain  to be  tu
sort of stylized
sentimentality. His whimsical-
ilv   was  as   large  a   bore  as  the
ary 17. His wife followed him,
but their daughter died. During
his exodus from Hungary he
spent some time painting small plored. then 1 suppose that it is emotional outbursts with which
pen and ink washes of Hungar
Jans,  and the revolt. it   seems
—By   D.   FITZGERALD  nation ot
our   psychological   patterns,   but
expressed   his   dissatisfaction
doubtful   that   condem-  ai:d   fear
any land is thc purpose
all lus !e
of
lie
change.     But   with
to this portrayal of
7kw
(Jdjucm
J. M. DENT & SONS
— 1956 —
This collection of Canadian
university writings of 1956 presents some of the best examples
of undergraduate experiments
within the poetical and short
story forms during the past year.
Once upon a time I solemnly
swore on a stack of Ravens, a
pouch of Piths and a satchel of
sorority pins that Canada's campus generation was incapable of
original, creative thinking. This
was a generalization which must
now be abandoned after reading
"New Voices."
This anthology's contents are
good. It gives us the cream of
the crop." However, what remains is rather tepid skimmed
milk.
DEFINITION  OF REALISM
The definition of realism as it
applies to writing would appear
to he judging by the Raven, an
intricate pattern of monosyllables describing various physiological processes of the homosa-
piens Coupled with this is the
idea that no one worth writing
about should be happy.
Most of the writers in "New
Voices" love gloom, hot weather
and despair. They have put the
sex drive in its proper place.
Biology is not ignored. It is
not, however treated with the
child-like new toy enthusiasm
of a fugitive from an all-girl
school.
PLEASANT SURPRISE
Thc poetry selections were a
pleasant surprise. Experimentation was evident and once in
a while a spark which smelt
faintly of true creative writing
was struck.
If thc standard which this
book has set can be topped there
is hope for us.
Ravcnites read and repent.
-- BARBARA BOURNE
obsolescence, he was able to
make the haplessness and despair of thc character an experience as deeply moving as it was
honestly so.
As the parvenu who is at once
sensible of the power of his
newly-acquired wealth and unsure of the social prestige that
accompanies it, Dave Hughes
was consistently excellent. He
was a serf with money who
could not conceive of aristocrats
without it, despite his compassion for them. Anyone who
found this characterization lacking in depth was either asleep
or writing criticism for some
other paper.
Others of the cast deserving
more than routine mention were
Bice Caple, Pamela Rutledge
and Hilda Thomas.
As you may have gathered,
the interpretation of the play,
and the implementation of that
interpretation, met with something more than guarded approval in this corner.
-  By BARRIE HALE
BALLET
As television exerts a greater and greater influence on
the attitude of our society
to entertainment, so the cute
gesture and smart stunt rise
to ever increasing prominence
as the summit of perfection in
entertainment.
Ballet companies coming to I
Vancouver present a very high.|
standard of excellence in a surprising variety of ballets, but
invariably the audience coughs,
shuffles and rustles its way
through the classical steps, the
brilliant mimes and the tender
movements. But come the
clownish variations or acrobatic
divertissment and our audience
gasps, giggles and claps its
hands like a five-year-old at a
circus.
However on Monday night
our own company, the Royal
Winnipeg Ballet, came to Vancouver and displayed such a
cmplete knowledge of its audience as to be almost insulting.
They presented four ballets,
each with choreography by
Ruthinna Boris and each more
trivial than the preceding one
—a series of curtain raisers for
a curtain that never arrived.
Within the very low standard that the company has set
for itself, they performed adequately but not brilliantly. Miss
Youivi has considerable grace,
is technically very' competent,
but has littel sex appeal. Miss
Katronis has sex appeal. Together they made The Comedians the most diverting of the
four ballets performed. Miss
Boris danced well and retrieved Cirque de Deux from losing
all the charm which was given
to it by the Ballet Russe de
Monte Carlo who performed
the tame ballet here, three
weeks ago. Unfortunately, Mr.
Frank Hobi, who assisted Miss
Boris, insisted on handling her
as if he was drilling for oil.
The corps de ballet, if such
it can be called, were not noticeably incompetent, and none
of the male dancers dropped his
partner.
A ballerina once remarked.
"Every ballet company is terrible, but the difference between the good and the bad
company is that the good has
learned to conceal the terrible."
It is a pity that the Royal
Winnipeg Ballet has so much
to conceal.
-bU h hata
TONIGHT in Physics 200, Dr.
Ida Halpern talks on "Canadian
Music". Time, 8 p.m. No admittance charge.
if* if* *V
CHEF'S SPECIAL -- We recommend Yvonne Firkin's production of the comedy hit "The
Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker. '
On all next week at the arena
style theatre on West Broadway.
Tickets at Modern Music.
CRITICS' PAGE
— Editor —
TED  NICHOLSON PAGE SIX
THE    UBYSSEY
Friday, February 22, 1957
Council Asks Bids For
Administrative Posts
Students' Council is calling
for applications for seven administrative posts, according
to Public Relations Officer Ian
Smyth.
Jobs are:
• Public Relations officer
for Students Council.
• NFCUS Chairman. (National Federation of Canadian
University Students).
• WUSC Chairman. (World
University Service of Canada).
• High School Conference
Chairman.
Let me help plan your
Future Security
DON BROWN
Mutual Life of Canada
475 Howe St.
MU .'1-0905 AL 4065-R
• College Shop Manager.
• Open House Chairman.
• Special Events Chairman.
These jobs are not elective
but are appointed by Council
after all applications have been
reviewed.
Job of Public Relations Officer, according to Smyth, is
to represent UBC downtown—
to press, radio and television,
as well as making sure that
students are informed of thc
activities of the Students' Council.
It involves making contact
with representatives fro meach
of the media and funneling
news to them of all aspects of
student academic and extracurricular life.
Open House Chairman is perhaps going to be the hardest
but most rewarding of the jobs.
1938 is Centennial Year in
B.C. and UBC's traditional
Open House will have to be
larger and more inclusive than
ever before.
College Shop manager runs
the College Shop. It will be relocated in the Brock Extension
next year and the manager will
have to reorganize the various
display methods and increase
inventories to keep the shop
as profitable as it has been before.
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'TWEEN CLASSES
(Continued from Pag* D
CHINESE   VARSITY   CLUB
will hold a general meeting today at noon in HL 3.
MUSIC APPRECIATION Club
presents a recorded program
featuring the Danish State Orchestra playing SUbelius' "Four
Legends for Orchestra," on Friday noon in the Brock Music
Room. All welcome.
*      *      *
SUNDAY
NEWMAN CLUB will hold a
get-together  in   the  Club,  hut
HL  5, at  8:30 p.m. to honour
our football team.
MONDAY
S.C.M. presents in Arts 100
at noon on Monday, Dr. Vernon
Fawcett speaking on "Miracles."
All welcome.
*      *      *
CONSERVATIVE CLUB. John
Hamilton, M.P., the Conservative critic of the Dept. of Transport will speak inV 200 on Monday. There will be an ample
question  period.
CCF. CLUB general meeting
Monday noon, Arts 104. Coming
Mock Parliament to be discussed.
UBC Host Provincial
High School Delegates
More than 200 delegates from schools all over British Columbia and the Yukon arrived at UBC early this morning to
attend the Tenth Annual High School Conference.
One hundred and fifteen high school are represented at
the Conference this year.        ', -^ on   ^^^ ~u
Purpose of the Conference is \ Bursaries" by Dean W. H. Gage
to acquaint high school students i will follow. The afternoon will
with the University and to im-  b*.»Pent in panel discussions.
press   upon   them   the   importance of higher education.
Dean G. C. Andrew, Deputy to
the President of the University,
*
*
UN CLUB — A Seminar will
be held every day next week in
Room 352 of the Library from
3.30 to 5.30 p.m. General topic:
"Foreign Policies and the Middle
East." Monday's speaker will
be Dr. Neatby on "Canadian
Foreign Policy in the Middle
East."
U.N. CLUB present a series
of seminars on Middle Eastern i
Policy in Room 833 of the Library Monday through Friday
afternoons next week from 3:30
to 5:30. Discussion leaders will
include Dr. Norris, Dr. Neatby,
Dr. Davies and Dean Andrew.
A   banquet   and   semi-formal
dance   Saturday   evening   will
close   out   the   two-day   confer-
Delegates were addressed this; ence.   Awards   in  the  Ubyssey-
morning by Don  Jabour, AMS sponsored   High   School   News-
President for the 1958-57 term;   PaPer Contest will be made at
the banquet.
UBC's   High   School   Conference is the only project of its
and Dr. W. A. 3ryce of the UBC . kind   in   North   Arnerica.   The
Chemistry     Department.    Key- i High   School   Conference   Corn-
note of the addresses was "The  mittee, under the chairmanship
Value of   a   University   Educa-  of Joh" Helliwell, is responsible
. for   all   organization,   program-
| ming, and publicity of the Con-
This afternoon  the  delegates  ference.
will attend a sample university
lecture, to be followed by a two-
hour panel discussion on extracurricular activities.
ENTERTAINMENT
Entertainment for the delegates will be a choice of watching either an exhibition basketball game in the gym or attending a >chear>al of ihe Mussoc
production    C.irl Crazy."
Guided lours of the campus
and Library arc scheduled for
Saturday morning. A noon-hour ,
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THE     UBYSSEY
PAGE SEVEN
Greeks Support Hoopsters
Annual Exhibition Match
Phi Delts Challenge
All UBC Fraternities
By RALPH CROZIER
If fan support can do it, the UBC Thunderbirds should
regain  their winning touch this  weekend.
UBC PUCKSTERS go through rough practices in preparation for the league championship iinal to be played Sunday
at Queen's Park  Arena.
Thunderbird Icemen
Meet Burns In Final
By  LYNN   CLARKE
Faulty administration, lack of funds, poor equipment or
what have you, UBC will have at least one team contending
for a championship this year.
The ire hockey team will play-1
•off against Burns on Feb. 24 at
I Friday night, thousands of
screaming Greeks, replete withj
bands and organized cheering.
sections, will be on hand to j
cheer the Birds to victory. |
The occasion is 'Greek Night.'
All campus fraternities and sororities have been invited to participate. Phi Delta Theta has
issued a challenge to any fraternity which thinks it can out-
cheer them.
FRATERNITY HATERS
Separate sections have been
reserved for each group as well
as a special section for fraternity
haters,
BOAT-RACE TEAM
Besides the bands and cheer
leaders, special half-time enter
tainment is planned, It is rum
ored that the famous Phi Gam
ma Delta boat-race team will be
introduced to the crowd. Whe
thor they will perform or not is
still not known.
And, oh yes, there will be an
other basketball team there too
They are St. Martins College, a
strong independent team who
hold a decision over Western
Washington.
The  Birds will  be reinforced
bj  Jayvee  stars  Ken  Winslade
and Ed Pedersen for the week
end series.
The big show Friday night
gets underway at 8.30 and the
two teams clash again at 2.00
o'clock Saturday afternoon,
Splashers
Meet UW
Saturday
Thunderbird swimmers splash
against University of Washington in the second meet of a home
and home series at Seattle on
Saturday, at 6.30.
Washington edged UBC by 5
points last Saturday at Vancouver to keep their long list of
victories intact. "I am more
than pleased with the boys'
showing last Saturday, but
things will be tougher this weekend," said Bird coach Peter
Lusztig.
Several good swimmers were
out of the Washington lineup
last weekend who will be competing Saturday.
Times for the meet will be
telegraphed to London, Ontario,
where Eastern Canada Universities are holding a championship
meet. Points for the championship will be awarded on individual times.
UBCCIRLSDEFEATED^
IN SEMIFINAL HOOP
Sunset defeated UBC Thunderettes 31-24 in the first game
of a two-game total-point semifinal for the city championship Wednesday night at the
King  Ed gym.
High scorer for the Thunderettes was Louise Heal with
9 points. |
Last game of the series goes
on February 27 at 8:30 p.m.
in the King Ed gym.
Queens Park arena in New Westminster for the Commercial
Hookev League title.
Leading the 'Birds into the
final will be high scoring forward Don Lauriente and versatile Gord Mundle. Don, t h e
team's leading goal getter, came
up wiih a superb performance
in Edmonton, and Gordon ha
been instrumental in the 'Bird
attack.
Captain George N'agle of Winnipeg, Alike Lauriente of Trail,
and Hugh McCulloch of Gall,
Ont. are other standouts who will
be in strip for the final. Marv
Tansl"/ will be replacing Howie
Thoma.-. in the nets. Thomas has
quit tin' team because of "a disagreement" with Coach Dr. Hon
Donnelly during the trip to Edmonton.
The Thunderbirds. who were
termed as "surprisingly strong
in Edmonton," rate a good
chance lo come up with the title.
"We have a pretty good
chance of taking this one," surmised Coach Donnelly. "I am
very pleased with the team's [
good showing after this year's
slaw  start."
The  Birds finished third in the!
four team league but soundly defeated    second    place    finishers
KCU   in   the   semi   finals   by   a
fi-1    margin.
Sports Editors
BRUCE ALLARDYCE —:-
KEN WIEBE
HBC WOMEN SPONSOR GRAND SPORTS DA Y
VOLLEYBALL AND BASKETBALL FEATURED
University of B.C. Girls' Physical Education department is sponsoring the second annual sports day with Victoria College, Saturday at 2:30 at the UBC Womens' gym.
Two local teams, composed of the nurses and teachers,
have been invited to compete in the volleyball tournament
which gets underway at 2:30. A winner will be decided by
an elimination series.
Basketball between the two schools starts at 7:30 p.m.
UBC plans lo have a return Sports Day with Victoria
some time in March.
UBC Skiers
To Chewelah
Eight University of B.C. skiers
will travel to Chewelah, Washington to compete in the Northwest Intercollegiate Skiing As-!
sociation Meet on Friday and!
Saturday.
So far entries have been re-i
ceived from University of Wash-j
ington State College .University]
of Idaho, Montana State College,
Whitman College and UBC.
This is the third major competition for the Bird ski team
this year. In the Rossland Meet,
UBC edged out Idaho and Washington State, but were defeated
al Banff by State.
John Piatt and Don Sturgess
will be ready to go in the slalom,
downhill, jumping and crosscountry.
Pete   Miller   and   Dave   Jones
are  entered  in   the  slalom  and
i downhill,   while   Harvey   Abell
and Ray Ostby are competing in
the crosscountry and jumping.
Bill Ling, a jumper, rounds
'- out the roster.
INTRAMURAL
BASKETBALL
SCHEDULE
"A" LEAGUE
February 26 —
Noon, Beta T P vs ASME
Noon, DU vs Fort 2
February 27 —
Noon, Com 1 vs New 2
Noon, Aggies vs Fiji
Noon, PE vs Ex-D
6.30, Kappa S vs Psi U
6.30, Eng 1 vs Lambda C
6.30, Phi D vs ATO
7.30. For vs Fort 1
7.30, New 1 vs PE 2
7.30. Alpha D vs Eng 2
(Schedule  completed).
"B" LEAGUE
February 25 —
Noon, Union C vs Phar
Noon. Fiji 3 vs Eng 7
Noon, US Co vs Eng 10
February 26 —
Noon, Alpha D 2 vs Beta 3
February 27 —
8.30 Ex-D vs Com 1
8.30 Ed 4 vs Frosh 2
8.30, Eng 6 vs Fiji 2
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Your old double breasted suit
... to be made into a smart
new single breasted model
with the new trim notch lapel.
UNITED   TAILORS
549 Granville PA. 4649
The difference between
Second Best...
. . and Best is often the balance
in your Savings Account
Crimson Tide
Host Varsity
At Victoria
j     It looks like the Thunderbird
I rugby squad are going to squeeze
in one game  before the trip  to
California,   even   if   they   have
to go to Victoria to do it.
The undefeated Varsity crew
are slated to meet Victoria Crimson Tide in the first McKechnie
Cup match of the season tomorrow at McDonald Park in
Victoria. Last year the Birds
swamped  the Tide 24-3.
This will be the Birds final
tune-up before they leave for
Berkely and the first oi a four
game series with the University
of  California   Bears.
The World Cup games will
be on the 28 and 30 of February.
Apply for your Passport
to Better Living at
your nearest Branch of the
Bank of Montreal
•••••••••••••••••••a
Your Campus Branch in the
Administration  Building
MERLE C.  KIRBY
Manager PAGE EIGHT
THE     UBYSSEY
Friday, February 22. 1957
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Shown inset are two Dominion Bridge engineers who worked on these major projects:
Above: Donald H. Jamia*on, resident engineer
on the Granville Bridge, shown with erection diagram of structure. Mr. Jamieson,
• 18. (B.Kng. U.B.C.) now plant engineer, has
held positions as field engineer and erection
superintendent ai other important projects.
Left: Claude O. Renaud, field engineer on
the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge, shown making
final cheek on length ol strands for main cable.
Mr. Henaud, [V3 i B.Eng. McGill has worked in
drawing and design offices and on erection with
the  Company, before and since graduation.
Not long ago Dominion Bridge engineers were engaged
simultaneously in building two of Canada's major bridges—
at opposite ends of the country.
The Halifax-Dartmouth Suspension Bridge, completed in
1955. is the largest to be built in Canada for 17 years.
With its main span of 1447 feet and total length of 4420
feet, it is surpassed only by the Lion's Gate Bridge,
Vancouver (longest in the Commonwealth), also built by
Dominion Bridge.
The Granville Bridge, Vancouver, completed in 1954. is
Canada's first eight-lane highway bridge. Of the cantilever
type, it has an 88 ft. wide roadway between sidewalks and
is capable of handling no less than 4000 vehicles per hour.
Length of steelwork: 1773 ft. Longest clear span: 397' „> ft.
These projects typify the resources and experience of
the company in the field of structural engineering.
Dominion Bridge, an all-Canadian company, is the foremost fabricator in this country of bridges and steel structures.
Less well known is Dominion Bridge's leadership in other
engineering fields. Cranes and other handling equipment, hydraulic machinery, boilers for heating and process steam requirements, mining machinery, refinery towers, pulp mill digesters,
oil well machinery—these are but a few examples of the diversification of Dominion Bridge operations.
To-day, we have the largest and strongest Canadian force
of design engineers in our field. Much of their work is of a
pioneering nature, and they are constantly being called upon
to solve problems connected with large projects in virtually
every  type of industry. Theirs is a never-ending challenge.
oui£ot # ftituAA, wtib DotnmcoK Vricfoe,
Tlu'ie are interesting careers awaiting young civil end mechanical engineers in Dominion Bridge Company Linutul.
With 15 plants from coast to coast, we are now engaged in
ihe  largest, expansion  programme  ol   our  74-year  history.
V.iii are cordtailv invited to write us at P.O. Box 160, Vancouver, for descriptive booklets on further information on
any question you may have in mind. Or telephone our
Personnel Department GLenburn 1000. Please mention this
newspaper.

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