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No. 48
Student Urges
Council Slash
THIS   LOVKLY   CO-ED   urges all   red-blooded   campus
males to come to the aid of the blood drive. Help UBC
win the Corpuscle Cup—be a volunteer bleeder.
McGill Guarantees
Editorial Freedom
The McGill Student Society has passed a sub-amendment
to its constitution guaranteeing the McGill Daily editorial
freedom, after refusing to do so for one month.
The sub-amehdmeht reads: "In '
the editorial columns of the McGill Daily, the managing board
shall be free to express whatever opinion it holds, Save that
no. editorial shall treat of a religious or political question in
a partisan way, or express or
imply any but a neutral attitude
in discussing any; student election."
Kerry White, editor of the
Ubyssey( voiced an emphaic disapproval of this amendment:
"They have been given restricted freedom, which is no
freedom. Even the editorial page
has been ; restricted. Student
papers should be entirely free."
AMS President, Peter Meekison, reiterated the opinion of
the Students' Council when asked to comment on the decision of
the McGill Student Society.
"The students of the university
student body, in the eyea of the
public, is responsible lor the
paper and they should have the
ultimate authority ove.r .the
"Students' Council is not interested in 'dictating editorial
policy and has no intention of
doing, so."
In reply to this statement of
policy, Kerry White commented,
'The paper should not be censored by the Students' Council
members as individuals,"
"We agree -that we are responsible only to the student
body and as long as the Student
Council is in accordance with
student opinion we will appreciate their privileges as publishers."
CUP Editor Irene Frazer
pointed out that there is little
stimulation in being responsible
to a student body as apathetic as
pay for the Ubyssey. The general | ours
AMS Candidates
Meet With Apathy
Approximately   fifty   studently   turned   out   to   hear   the
Speeches of ten AMS candidates and their seconds.
Not one candidate mentioned
election  apathy.
But one candidate commented
on the crowd, "I hope that a
trend of reduced student apathy
is evident since last year approximately forty students turn-
,ed up for this slate's speeches."
The main points of their platforms were:
Russ Brink — the treasurer
should rely more on the undergraduate societies and should
: try to eliminate the treasurer's
red tape.
Russ Robinson—he will try to
improve the results of the students $24.
Don Robertson—more publicity for athletics.
Chris Scott—the athletic facilities are inadequate; a bro-
! chure of athletics should be published, and credit given for intramurals.
Inze Andreen—firmer bands
be made with other universities
and men's athletics, and more
publicity to be given to athletics.
Sidney Shakespeare—she will
try to expand the intramurals,
get a closer relationship with the
men's and women's athletics.
Merv Hanson—there is more
to be done for the frosh with a
larger orientation period and another frosh retreat.
Garry Nixon—will try to get
the council out of a rut.
Eric Ricker—will make sure
that out of town students living
outside the gates have a place to
stay. Out of town students
should have a representative on
the frosh council.
Rudy Schaad—will attempt to
correct the campus litter problem.
'tween classes
"Germany Today" is the topic
for panel discussion Thursday
noon in Buchannan 104. Speakers will be Tim Williams, John
Dressier, Hartwig Schuldt, and
Klaus  Grell.
^       *£      3£
Hear Captain DeVere Baker
speak on his attempts to cross
the Pacific on the raft "Lehi
IV", Wednesday in Bu. 205.
TP *& *I*
Free, films on Germany in
Bu. 202 on February 17, at noon.
Everyone welcome.
v ^r V
Try your French conversation
iin Bu. 216 at 12:30 today.
if, ^f. Sfm
Come and Worship! On Wednesday, February 17 at 8 A.M.
in the S. C: M. Hut, Hut L5.
Speaker: Rev. Jack Shaver.
To all members: The band is
to play at the final game of the
Thunderbirds basketball series
tonight at Sir Winston Churchill
Gym., at 8:30. Full participation
as this is very important.
"*• V V
A film, "Four Families" showing the family in Canada,
France, India and Japan; Thursday noon in Bu. 204.
V V T*
Regular meeting Wednesday
night at 7:30 in the Card Room
(South  Brock).   All welcome.
*V *r •!■
Prof. Kobbervig will be presenting some recorded Spanish
music today, 12:30 in Bu. 204.
v •*• Th
Hedy Lamarr stars in the
Czech film "Estasse" (Extasy),
today in the Auditorium at 3:30
and 8 P.M.
V *I* T>
Regular   testimonial   meeting
(Continued on Page 3)
Cut the size of the Students' Council in half, Peter Penz
suggested to the Haskins Commission on Student Government.
He advocated reducing it to an eight man executive.
The smaller group would
serve as the upper body to a
group composed of between 50
and 60 members selected proportionately from the faculties in
a ratio of one representative to
two hundred members.
Also subordinate to the Executive would be an administrative group of council subcommittees and a more active
student court ,the chief justice
of which would be a full voting
member of the Executive.
The large assembly would
have legislative power, especially over expenditures, while
the Executive would interpret
and execute their decisions.
Only the President, Vice-
President, Treasurer and Coordinator of Activities would be
retained on Council from the
present set-up. The seefretary
would become a non-voting appointee while all others would
have their functions assumed by
other groups.
Judicial Executive Member, a
Chairman of Sub-Cimmittees, a
Chairman   of   Athletic   Events,
and the Speaker of the Assembly would be added to bring up'
to four   the   total   membership
of the group.
The next meting of the Commission will take place Thursday noon in the Board Room,
upstairs in the north Brock.
John Goodwin and Mickey Sinclair will present briefs. Representations will be received at
either this or a later meeting
from the Undergraduate Societies Committee as a body.
If anybody on campus wants
to speak before the group, he is
asked to contact Peter Haskins
or any Commission member as
soon as possible.
The Commission will submit
an interim report to the Spring
General Meeting.
Irish Poet To Give
lecture on Wed
Padriac Colum. famous
Irish poet, will give a special
lecture at noon Wednesday in
lhe Auditorium.
Mr. Colum was one of the
leaders of the Irish Rennai-
sance along with Yeats, A. E.
Synge, and Joyce. His latest
book "Our Friend James
Joyce" has been received with
wide acclaim as a revealing
portrait of the controversial
Leap Frog
Sadie's Day
This Thursday noon on the
main mall, the Nurses and Engineers will battle the Aggies
and Home Economics Gals in a
gruelling leap frog race. The
teams will begin at 12:30 with
the following  rules prevailing:
1. 20 people to a team . . .
ten of one kind, ten of the other.
2. Line up behind the starting
point, male alternating with female all the way down the line.
3. Girls jump over the girls
and go through the legs of the
boys. Boys go over the girls and
through the legs of their compatriots.
4. First one finished wins.
Come out and cheer your favourites to victory. Prizes will be
awarded by Marrying Sam-
Schedule  of  Faculty; Events
for ,Sadie Hawkins Day;
Thursday noon, Main Mall at
theLeap Frog Race . . .
1'. Nurses . . . will set up a
first aid booth.
2. Home Ec . . . can be found
sitting on chairs with a needle
and thread clutched in their
hand . . . need any buttons
sewed on?
Friday .  . .
1. Phys. Ed ... in the women's gym from 9 a.m. to noon,
free back rubs . . . backs only.
2. Aggies . . . distribution of
miniature dixie cups at the Pep
Meet Friday . . . 12:30 in the
3. Pharmacy . . . legal pill
pushing, also at. the Pep Meet.
The Grad Class Executive is
presently preparing for the
class-day exercises. The following positions are open to
be filled by students of the
class: Historian, Poet, Valedictorian, Prophet, Will
Writer. In addition, an Honorary President and Honorary
Vice-President are needed
(Faculty). Please forward suggestions lo the Grad Class Executive in the Alumni Office
252 in Brock) directly, or
through your Undergrad executive.
Free Bus Ride
To 'Birds Game
Free busses are being provided
this evening to take you to the
Thunderbird-Dietrich-Collins basketball game.
The cost is 50c for the game
—the ride to and from the game
is FREE.
Busses will stop at all the
residences around 7:30.
Come out and cheer the 'Birds
to the Senior A finals and a
shot at an Olympic berth.
The Auditorium Cafe will
be open in the evenings until
6:15 for students wishing to
eat a bag lunch in the evening.
If students do not lake advantage of this service the
Cafe will be again closed
Students will be able to
purchase soup, beverages, pie,
donuts and desserts to eat
with their supper. #AGE TWO
**■_#_*■   tjPBlf S SE Y
Tuesaay, February 16, 1960
Authorized as second class mail by Post Office Department, Ottawa
Published three times a week throughout the University year in Vancouver
by the Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of B.C.
EMltorlal opinions expressed are those of the Editorial Board of The Ubyssey
«nd not necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society or the University of B.C.
Telephones: Editorial offices, AL. 4404; Locals 12, 13 and i.4;
Business offices, AL. 4404; Local 15.
Editor-in-Chief: R. Kerry White
Associate Editor „ Elaine Bissett
,  Managing Editor . - Del Warren
News Editor JohniRussell
CUP: Editor Iren#Fra_er
.   Club's tditor Wendy Barr
Features Editor !__ Sandra Scbtt
Head Photographer Colin Landie
Photography Editor  Roger McAfee
]*- _»enior Editors:   Al Chernov, Morley Short,'Diane Greehall
Reporters and Desk:
Derek Allen, George Railton.Mary Lou, Wendy Barr
Fred Fletcher
Coiincilfors at Work
Discipline has been the big head&che for the Vice-President of the Students' Council this year.
' • He is fesporik_ble; for general student discipline. He is
cW-taai- of the' Disc-plme Committee and sits on the In-
>Aes.-g-ftion Committee.
Present V-P, Pete Haskins, is chairing a Discipline Revision1 Committee designed to clarify this year's muddy dis-
cSplihe srtilatiorf;'Siich a committee will fall into the sphere of
-fey future Vice-Preiident.
" According to the Constitution, the Constitutional Revisions
Committee is the responsibility of the Vice-President; but, this
year, it has been handed over to the Executive Member. Has-
_-fhs is too busy chairing the "Haskins Commission" to handle
Wr-SWutirj-iai revision:- alone. *He still sits on the committee.
Officially known as the Student Government Revision
CSJrra-i-ftee,*' the ^ffa'skihs Commission" is investigating pro-
flp-als for* ari er_i_rely iiew^iset-up for student government at
■ "^Besides-' diseip--rie":'-arid constitutional revision, - his duties
Efe'«et*eut-in'the CoTistitufrort a"re to be liaison between Council
and the^.NFCUS and WUSC committee at UBC and to be responsible for ''alt external affairs of the society."
• ' The remainingduties'-of 'the V-P are rather, nebulous. He
is'^bxpefeted to-assist th# President in many-capacities and to
be* the Council expert -on the constitution and the mechanics of
strMent ^OvernThent.
The post is largely what the individual holding it wishes
to^^ake it. Haskins estrmates the job requires a minirniiin of
teti hours per we^ek'but that he spends closer to twenty.
• Would you like to be loaded down with the fiddly little
detail work of a student government?
' If you would, run for Executive Member of the Students'
Council. The Executive Member is another assistant to the
President-^-asort^ of "seco-id Vlce-presideht.
According to the Constitution, he is liaison with the College Shop and'is responsible for Frosh Orientation and Housing. By convention, however, the latter two jobs have passed
over to the Second Member.
" Convention never takes responsibility away without replacing if two-fold. It has made the Executive Member liaison
Between Council and the Honorary Activity Awards Committee, and a member of the Finance Committee.
This year, John Madden, present Executive Member, is
chairman of the Constitutional Revision Committee. This task
may pass back to the* VieeVPresident next year but it is probable that the* Exec. Member will, at least, be a member.
Madden is also chairing the Education Committee. This
committee is responsile for informing B.C. MLA's and others
of the needs of the university. This job will undoubtedly be
-hhierited by Madden's successor.
* 'The Executive Member has also: sat on the Student Parking Committee this year. This job will last as long as the park-
teg^pTTObJem-^andtrrat's* forever.
felubs.    Clubs.    Clubs.
;    That is an accurate synopsis of the job of the University
Clubs   Committee   Chairman.  He   is   father-confessor,  advice
giver and controller of all AMS clubs.
He is responsible to Students' Council for the activities
,cf all organizations constituted under UCC.
This is a large task and present chairman, Dave Anderson,
has* little time to do other Students' Council work. He investigates clubs, disciplines clubs, okays club constitutions, checks
club executives for eligibility, and arbitrates differences between clubs.
He also sits on the Brock Management Committee. This is
also essentially a club activity, since this group runs Brock
"Hall and is responsible for apportioning space to the various
3498 Marine Drive,
* West   Vancouver,   B.C.
' February   11,  1960.
Ehe Editor,
The Ubyssey,
University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, B.C.
Dear Sir:
There was a time when one
could find wit, satire, icono-
clasm, originality, even a sense
of literary adventure, in University publications. However, your
University Day edition, widely
and no doubt proudly distirbut-
ed to the public, was about as
witty and exciting as yesterday's
rice pudding. It resembles some
drab trade journal in both appearance and content. But what
elst can one expect from a University half of whose students
ought to be learnig a trade in
technical schools or selling
gloves in a department store,
whose burgeoning parking lots
are filled with new and expen
sive cars, whose film society
audiences comprise cat-calling
adolescents, whose social activity is typified by the decorous
saturnalia of the Mardi Gras
ball. I say nothing of intellectual standards—What can one
say of students who think Ion-
eseo is a steel company and
Camus is a cheese?
The pathos of the situation
is typified by the message of
hope from the provincial government dignitaries, printed on
the back page of your University Day edition.
Yours etc.,
W. M. Davies.
February  15,  1960.
The Editor,
The  Ubyssey.
Dear Sir;
We the Home Economics and
Agriculture Undergrad societies,
Supreme Rulers of the Campus,
have received your ilWnform-
ftig,  ' mis-spelled    and    illusive
communication regarding the
Leap Frog Race on the Main
Mall on Thursday next.
After due consideration we
decided that if the handlers of
Bedpans and wielders of Slip
Sticks have the audacity to challenge the MASTERS, we will
postpone more important tasks
and allow them a few moments
of our valuable time for such a
petty   undertaking.
Prepare to Fall in Defeat . . .
The job of Co-ordinator of Activities is one of the most
important on the Students' Council.
It is so important that it is now being reviewed by a
Council committee. The purpose of this committee is two-fold.
It is to find a method by which the co-ordinator will be able
to control AMS activities in such a way as to prevent costly
clashes and to reduce the work-load of the co-ordinator to
allow him to concentrate on co-ordinating.
Next year's Co-ordinator should be able to look forward
to having more power and less work.
At present the Co-ordinator is an extremely - busy man.
The constitution imposes many time-consuming tasks on him.
Besides the "co-ordinating and booking of all AMS functions
and events", he is the chairman of the Brock Planning and
Development Committee and the Brock Management Committee. The latter position makes him in effect "the student manager of the Brock."
Further, the constitution requires him to "work in close
co-operation with the Treasurer to. ensure the financial success of the various activities of the Society."
The present Co-ordinator, Russ Brink, has also spent a
great deal of time serving the Students' Council in various
capacities.-He has acted as liaison between Council and Buildings and Grounds and between Council and the Brock Art
He also sits on the Accident Prevention Committee. This
is a Presidential Committee designed to guard against hazardous conditions on campus.
One of the more interesting facets of the job this year,
has been negotiating with the musician's union. Next year's
Co-ordinator  will probably  inherit  the  task.
The Co-ordinator for 1960-61 should have it considerably
easier, if proposed revisions materialize.
February 10, l96y.
The  Editor,
The Ubyssey,
I would like to dedicate the
following   passages,   which   are
taken from "The Hollow Men"
by T. S". Eliot, to' the automata,
known as the "students", of the
University of; British Columbia,
I  am  sure  everyone will  fih&
these passages pertinent to the
prevailing   spirit of   our   "alma
"We are the hollow men
We are the stuffed men
Leaning together
Headpiece  filled with  straw.
Our dried voices, when
We whisper together
Are quiet and meaningless
As wind and dry grass
Or rats' feet over broken glass
In our dry cellar
Shape   without   form,   shade
without colour,
Paralysed force, gesture without motion:"
"Between the idea
And the reality
And the act
Falls the shadow"
"This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper."
J. B. Ramsey
Ubyssey Needs Runner
The Ubyssey needs a Messenger.
This job has a three-day
work week; Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The remuneration is $65
per month, which is actually
a 12-day work-month, which
is really 5.42 per day, but that
is only a  4-hour  work-day.
Advance Poll — Tuesday, February 16th
10:00 a.m. - 4.&0 p.m.
SOUTH BROCK   11:30 - 3:30 p.m.
FORT & ACADIA CAMPS   5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
MEN'S RESIDENCE COMMON BLOCK     5:00 - 7:00 p:m.
Polling Booths — Wednesday, February 17th
V.G.H. NURSES' RESIDENCE Tuesday, February 16, 1960
A Review
Praise For A Poet
Padraic Colum, playwright and poet, was', as everyone
by now knows, one of the leaders of the Irish Literary Renaissance. This is by now all old hat to Mr. Colum, who is probably more inclined to look kindly upon his recent work than
on what he, in the genius, of his youth that was unmixed with
• wisdom, offered to the delighted pens of critics* and to.the
perhaps envious eyes of his then contemporaries. It must be
very boring to be continually reminded of what-one did forty
and fifty years ago. Some of us, of course, who were starved
of our literary vitamins, were never given Colum to read
when we were children. Some of us were allowed to chew, on
the strong meat..of. his,, passages for younger children. Some
of us, of course, prefer not to think or read about poets, or
playwrights, at all. But those amongst; us who did get jam
upon The King of Iceland's Son and the like, will rather
remember Padraic Column with affectio nfpr that, than for all ,
the/cqmi-tragedies that ever came out of Eire.
There is, in the Library, a slim volume, one of several,
of Colum's most recent poems. These are poems proper, that
have found their way away from the strong attraction to the
innocent mind, yet have in them.still the poet's attraction to
Irish honesty.
The Blackbird of, Litir Lone
That pensive Finn famed  so,
!               The thrush that in the evening sang
Air baun chnuic Eireann O!
Thank Heaven! Colum is not all Irish, though even in
his most Latin-American mood he still retains a shadow of his
national consciousness.
If I were Pinder, that Theban eagle,
I'd praise you, horseman, with word unreined;
With names like trophies I'd match your kinsfolk,
And raise your parish as a star ordained.
Perhaps, when Mr. Colum has finished with the Irish
Literary Renaissance, he'll read to us some of this mature
poetry that rises from an Irish conscience into his Irish
consciousness. M. P. SINCLAIR.
i Renowned ;Iri|sht, poet, playwright, and  critic
give ^special lecture and reading of
i^lteMJDlTORfUMat NO©N
Modern   Science  and   Christian   Faith:  Scripture   Press
Book   Division,   434 S„  Wa-
, bash   Ave.,   Chicago   3.   A
: Symposium by twelve mem-
■ bers of ASA.
: (Conclusion  of three  instalments)
! The chapters,; on, Chemistry
:and medicine are of less, value
towards the theme of this book
than the. others. "When both
science and biblical interpretation are divested of their loose
thinking, there exists a clear
cut harmony and unity which
one would expect . . . between
the Word and the works of
That the Bible, unlike other
ancient writings, is free of contemporaneous errors in chemistry, that miracles are not
contrary to science, and that
striking accuracies in metallurgy occur in the Bible are
Dr. Laird Harris' chief points.
The chapter on medicine is
disappointing. It deals with the
supernatural wisdom of Moses
in terms of sanitary discipline,
'but neglects the rich field of
experience of many Christian
doctors, and the power Ior miraculous healing through: faith
in.the.name of Jesus Christ.
,hjf most challenging chapter,
in the book is the ninth, on
Psychology and the Christian
Faith, written by a practising
Christian psychiatrist.
Pointing out that faith is an
essential ingredient in all human relatiopshipa, he says that
he cannot see why it should be
an "unreasonable', . . principle
as the basis of our relationship with God." Of other .Christian truths, he writes:
of hope: "This element of hope,
'which appears to be peculiar
to the human species affords,
strength of purpose and endurance where otherwise there
could be nothing but despair.
What is it that has sustanied
the martyrs of every age?
•Was it not hope? This is true
not only of Christian martyrs,
but of those who have lived
and died for wholly unworthy
causes. But hope must always
have an objective. The materialist presumably hopes and
plans for some present material reward, but the hope of
the believer pierces far beyond ■
the limits of time and space to
a life eternal. It is therefore
a normal and reasonable psychological attitude. And that
hope finds its complete fulfillment in the person of our Lord
Jesus Christ, Whom to know is
life  eternal."
of love: ". . . The Christian
point of view naturally follows. In a world filled with
hatred and cruelty we are enjoined not to be overcome with
evil, but io overcome evil with
good. Here, then, is the secret
of victory. Cruelty can be overcome by love, and there is no
other weapon so potent, for
love never fails,"
of phychopathic personality:
'".Problems of maladjustment
may be found to exist, even in
the lives of Christians. But the
fact remain's that an active
faith in Christ is the most
powerful dynamic and central
factor in the integration and
stabilization of the whole, personality . . . Social paranoia
may well describe the mental
status of such philosophies as
Communism, Fascism, and
Naziism, characterised as-these
movements have been by systematized megalomanias and
delusions of persecution and
on .Frewd and sex .transgress
stem, "Those who transgress
the m°?,al )aw_ frequently find
themselves sooner; «r teier in
an emotional.. quagrrrirfe,, the results of, which, may be ; more
devastating than re g t r a i n t
could ever haye^been."
Conclusion: This, is a book
which , ought.; to,. be ( ref d by
everyone.fipding.troijble with
one pi .the most pejryas jye fallacies .of .this age,,, ofteri mis-
taught ,in ,our,, acaaejnife mills,
that belief in the BjJ)le,as the
literally inspired word.of God
is incpmj>at|ble with, scientific
To any to whom this fallacy
is a defence against faith, the
book, is commended .as, a challenge to perceive in its pages
that their defence is flimsy.
But to anyone to whom this
fallacy is an obstacle to faith
in Christ, this book offers a
solution to their problem.
Local musicians were again
featured at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre last Sunday night
in another in a series of concerts devoted to the Jazz idom,
under the sponsorship of the
Vancouver New Jazz Society.
The concert began with, the
Ray Sikora Quartet, featuring
Mike Taylor on piano, Bob Miller on bass, Gerry Fuller on
/drums and the leader Ray
Sikora   on   trombone.
Perhaps the most outstanding performers of the Quartet
were Mike Taylor and Gerry
Mr* Taylor gave a brilliant
performance, especially during
his solos and was greeted with
enthusiastic applause . each
time. Gerry Fuller, as expected,
again proved himself to be one
of Vancouver's top Jazz drummers. His complete control of
his instrument, together with
his; creative imagination,
caused him to come through
with flying colours as a true
exponent of the modern school
of drummers. Although these
two artistis did, a tarrii^c job,
they were, unable to, compensate for the lagk of, unity that
existed in the jroup.
The second half of the concert was the first public appearance of the Bob Hale Non-
ettes, which presented several
arakigements by Mr. Hale. The
Nonette is composed of some
of ■; Vancouver's leading Jazz
musicians, such as Paul Perry
on tenor sax, Paul Perry Jr.
on baritone-sax, Bob. Hales and
Ernie, Chycosk,i on trumpets,
R$$y Sikora and BUL. Trussel
on Tron^bo^erDo(ug Parser on
piano, Chuck^ Kno$|f09 bass
ang George Ursa.n,,.on drjims.;
GenfraUy s peaking, the
JfeHiette dyl a very fine job,
especially due to She efforts of
the. father and son team of
Paul JPerry,junior an<jL senior,
and „also the performances of
Erjiie.Chycosikj, Dpjug Parker,
Chuck; Knott, and George Ur-
Summing up one can say
that, except for the first part,
where much could .have been
done that wasn't the concert
as a whole was of a good
qualify and we will, foe looking
forward to another Jazz concert sponsored by .the. Van*
couver New Ja,zz Society.
—Charles B. Slackraa)*
Precious Little of Those Few
Never so few is a war picture that helpfully explains to
those who were not there what
the war in Burma was really
Winston Churchill, speaking
of the Royal Air Force during
the early years of the war, said:
"never before in the history
of air mankind have so many
owed so much to so few." This
was said also of the few who
held forty thousand Japanese
at bay in Burma.
It was hell, see- Just a hand-
full of G.i.'s and Britishers,
and   some   fanning   Burmese
^out therje in me JC^chui hills,
and,a Japanese peeping from.
jbehijjdi Cyery._ other   orchid.,
ForuntatCly, tfye^ enemy looked
Llifcj|. %^if ^, a»dt j^^ awf»l
United StgJes^Af my^Qaptain
Frank Sinatra was running the
show, a Tommy gun in each
hand, and a bottle in the third
one. What a man! They called
him the Abe Lincoln of North
Burma" and "Go To Hell
Sinatra." Back on leave in Calcutta, Frank, known as Con
met Gina Lollobrigida, known
as Carla, who decided he was
the biggest thing to hit those
parts. Gina played hard to get,
but Frank got her. In fact, it's
a wonder the enemy didn't
get them both.
However, Frank got back to
the jungle in time to fight a
couple of spectacular battles—
Sinatra specials. But pretty
soon he was off to headquarters where he was courtmar-
shalled^ and where he fought
a iong-^ra^n-Qut legal .engage-,
ment ^ with Chiang Kai-Shek,
and America's finest. His luck
was still with him, however,
for he won his point before
both the war and the movie
were over.
This view illustrates well
that the men were manly, the
women were womenly and virtuous, and sex wasn't just link-
ed to  marriage. •
The story was written by
Tom Chamales, who fought
with the Kachin Rangers in
Burma. Since he had firsthand
knowledge, certain scenes and
incidents did happen. However
the movie is fiction, the char-
acters are "imaginary, and any
resemblance to actual persons
is accidental.
N^ver so Few was produced
by   Edmund    ^
directed . by    J<
■■imj&i^ 't^Yse^rjeiK
lard Ksufaia^j
by MU-
A}an Sadie*. PAGE FOUR
Tuesday, Febr<
Symposium 60 -
What Do You Think?
I believe that it would be useless to write a long dissertation on the minute details of the Academic Symposium, and I
have heretofore decided to present the varying views of some
of the delegates, to those of you who did not attend.
The following articles give an adequate cross-section of the
delegates' opinions: some say a lot, some say nothing, and some,
I hope, will stir you to do a little thinking and perhaps force
you to sit down and write a letter telling us what you think.
I hope you read these articles carefully; I hope that some of
the discoveries and information can be imparted to you. Most
of all I hope that you will write. DEL WARREN,
What do you think? Symposium Editor.
Symposium Plays
Important Role
Four years ago, a group of
students and members of the
Faculty felt the need for an
acadmic gathering where
various aspects of higher education could be disussed in an
atmosphere rather less formal
than one ordinarily finds in the
classroom. Tbe first academic
symposium was so successful
and so productive that each
succeeding year has seen a
group of about 130 (this year
143) students, professors, alumni and other members of the
University "family" gather at
Parksville on Vancouver Island for a week-end of discussion, debate and social activities.
Since equality reigns and
since the conventional teacher-
student relationship tends to
disappear, exchange of opinions
is both frank and candid: the
professor sitting cross-legged
on the floor and wearing a
shirt equally as garish as some
of those displayed by the undergraduates is somehow a
less formidable person than
when he is standing at the
lectern. Arguments born in
the discussion groups are carried to the dinner table and
sometimes on to the bridge
table and the dance floor when
the programme for the day is
For me, this is the most useful feature of the symposium,
because it enables students and
professors to meet and come to
know one another on a basis
(of   complete   equality   —   to
argue,, discuss, debate, compromise and sometimes squabble, though usually in the
friendliest manner. I think we
must all regard that, as universities inevitably grow bigger and as the percentage of
those who must commute between their homes and the campus increases, so the difficulties of bringing members of
the academic community together for the free exchange of
ideas and opinions becomes pro-
portionatly more difficult.
For that reason, the role of
the academic symposium in the
life of this University takes on
additional importance, and I
would hope that, if possible,
such gatherings might be held
at intervals throughout the
academic year, both on and off
the campus, so that as many
staff and students as possible
may participate.
A great deal of energy, imagination, and hard work went
Into the preparation of the
Academic Symposium. The
planning continued over a
period of nearly three months,
for it is not an easy matter to
arrange for an interesting and
challenging programme, and to
transport, accommodate & feed
well over a hundred people.
On behalf of my colleagues and
myself who had the privilege
of attending, I would like to
express our warmest thanks
and sincerest congratulations
to all those who contributed to
this most successful and stimulating experience.
President N. A. M. Mackenzie
AMS President Comments
When committing to paper
a few brief comments on the
Academic Symposium, I Cannot help but restate my feeling that this event has been
for me the most intellectually
stimulating and educational of
my years at university. No
other single activity, academic
or extra-curricular, has done
more to broaden my scope of
thinking or to provide an appreciation of the workings and
potential benefits of our university community.
Any criticisms I have of the
symposium as it presently
exists are of minor or organizational points, and I won't
take space to report them here.
I will however, re-emphasize to
the committee the importance
of inviting different people
each year to the symposium,
so that as many as possible,
tooth student and faculty, may
■benefit from this experience.
,V One Mea: that wasjnention'e.d
in one of my more informal
discussions  was  that the sub
ject matter of the symposium
be shifted slightly to include
more general and broad philosophical topics. Such would of
course have to be catholic
enough to interest all delegates
yet specific enough to allow
sane and controllable, discussion. Whether the subject matters of the symposium should
be varied, or whether even
another symposium should be
held for the purpose of discussing a different topic are issues
that possibly this years committee could study.
I personally would like to
see more activities such as
the Academic Symposium carried on at UBC where individuals with different views and
divergent philosophies are
brought together in an atmosphere that facilitates exchange
of ideas and stimulates the
mind. This after all, is the reason for,the existence of a university... .' '.:.'.';.-';'..'■
—Dave Edgar
"Doll House".
''Original Purpose..
Lost in Cacophony
The severest indictment of
the recent symposium was uttered casually by a graduate
student after a night of beer
"It's getting so you can't tell
the symposium from the leadership conference," he said.
Making allowances for the
effect of beer on graduate students, this comment nonethe-
1 e s s reflects a conclusion
reached by a significant group
of symposium trekkers.
The conclusion: the original
purpose of the symposium is
being lost in a cacaphony raised
by banjo-strummers, hail-fellows-well-met, and organization men.
"What ho," you say, angrily
brandishing a copy of 'How to
have a Fun Symposium' personally autographed by Vance
Packard; "Didn't everyone
leave the smyposium with renewed  academic vigor?"
"Lack-a-day, lack-a-day, son,"
we answer, tears staining our
hand-painted Sulka tie showing Premier Bennett discovering the Fraser.
"It wasn't a thinking man's
"There, there," .you say, offering us a rhodium-plated student council blazer for a hanky, "tell me what went
"Well, nobody's angry any
more, nobody wants to do anything but agree with faculty,
nobody wants to say why the
hell„were almost all of student
council invited.
"There were a couple of
bright lights," we said sniffling.
"There was little Gail Harvey, who made the symposium
almost worthwhile by a completely impossible but strikingly delightful and brilliantly
imaginative suggestion.
"Imagine a punting channel
winding through Bu 106, across
the Riddington reference room,
past the Organization Man's
Shrine (Brock Hall).
"And then there was Bill
Gordon, who almost managed
to contain himself to the end,
but who finally blew up at all
the pablum he was being served and forthwith spewed it all
"And then there was the
small and forever nameless fellow, who had enough guts to
speak of the 'sophomore slump',
where sittdents look inside
themselve*«iand find noting.
"He knew* what- thfc sympo-•■:
shun was£oi?.: ;--■'    j      [      "
"He knew it was originally
designed to get the people who
really cared, the people who
didn't have the answers, but
wanted them desperately.
"Lack-a-day ... he knew . . .
but his voice was lost, his voice
was lost to the fritter-fratter-
chatter of kooks, greeks and
penny-ante thinkers.
"And look at wild Willy
Eliot, the Classic scholar who
gave of his'self . , . in dancing,
drinking, thinking, and in compassion for the charades which
studets play daily with the professors.
"But look here, old man,
we're keeping you . . . just let
us crawl back into our cave
with our crummy ideas. We
know we're behind the times,
we lack the current respect for
the well-adjusted idiot.
"We must be sick to think
we can go around spouting off
on the purposes of a university
and the place of the academic
"You. Ah you, the shining
hope of the future are the man
to follow.
"Just look at your well-mus-
qled-crew xeuJted-f r * ernity-pin-
ned - no-thinking-well-adjusted-
group-leadership self.
"The man is dead . . . LONG
(exeunt . . . haut boys and
mlutes, bearing the body of the
flutes, bearing the body of the
-—Jerry Brown
Dean Soward Discusses
Worth of Symposium
As might be expected in a
province where everything
grows quickly, the UBC Academic Symposium has already
become a tradition. Established
only four years ago, it brings
together each year at Parksville a group of faculty, students,, and alumni for a weekend conference on academic
problems. The faculty, about
fifty this year, were present by
invitation, some ninety students were selected from those
who applied on the basis of getting as balanced a representation as possible, and the alumni
made their own arrangements.
This year, the presence of both
faculty and students from Victoria College was a welcome
innovation. And so 150 of us,
thanks to the arrangements of
a most efficient committee,
thoroughly enjoyed ourselves
during the weekend of February 5-7.
I have never attended a conference where attendance was
more faithful at round table -
and the discussion was more
widespread and to the point
That is, of course, as it should
be, but it was a delight to see
it happen.
Was the Academic Symposium worthwhile? That is a
question which each participant can best answer for himself. I for one found it the best
opportunity for some faculty
to hear the thoughtful opinions
of some students and of some
of his colleagues that I have
had in almost forty years at
U.B.C. I hope I may be invited
again.   Perhaps  some   will   be
disappointed, if concrete results
do not immediately follow the
presentation of the summaries
of the discussions to the Administration. Whether or not
this proves to be the case, I am
sure that at least some of the
views expressed did, to use a
favourite symposium phrase
"rub off" on the minds of those
who were at parksville. There
will never be a perfect university or a perfect curriculum.
But as long as "the feast of
reason and the flow of wit",
which a symposium is traditionally supposed to evoke, can
be manifest at the UBC Aca-"
demic Symposium, as it was in
19'80, this university will not
suffer from one of the most insidious of academic diseases—
—Dean F.  H.  Soward
DEAN F. H. SOWARD •^ 1960
.11 too often students on this
ipus veer away from any-
ig termed academic or in-
jctual, or they frantically
id any topic that is likely
prove controversial. But
e a year some of this in-
;e intellectual snobbery is
arded when 150 faculty and
lents meet together at
ksville for an academic
posium, which, according
good authority, is 'a convi-
meeting for drinking, con-
sation and intellectual en-
.lthough the theme might
e been a rather more pro-
ative one, nevertheless some
:roversy did arise over "The
opses of Education" when,
a change, the students aired
r views and showed a sur-
ing awareness of the prob-
3 confronting education in
ish Columbia.
iculty and students seemed
gree that there should be
tlity of opportunity insofar
aducation   was   concerned,
it was interesting to note
while most faculty mem-
were anxious   that   more
more    of   the    populace
Id attend the university "if
for a year", students for
nost part advocated either
itriction on the number al-
d   entry   or   a   raising   of
iards at the university.  It
frequently voiced that  it
the university's duty to es-
sh   a  higher  standard   by
;ning   up   courses   in   all
» and by demanding that
(respective  university stu-
3 write entrance examina-
.   Possibly  by  some posi-
action in this manner the
irtment of Education could
indirectly    influenced    to
raise standards in the high
schools, which at present seem
to be one of the sources of
university problems.
There was an underlying
feeling that to-day many educators are becoming too preoccupied with matters of administration and methods of teaching rather than concerning
themselves with educating students in the fundamentals and
training them to think constructively.
More specifically symposium
participants advocated, in the
high schools, more examinations, fewer quizzes and multiple question tests, and abolition of "recommending"; more
emphasis on basically important subjects (mathematics, languages, science), less emphasis
on or total eliminaion of subjects (H.P.D., cooking, drama)
designed to give a person easy
credits and make him into a
"well-rounded" person. For the
university these same people
advocated abolition of the compulsory lecture system, discarding of the archaic % attendance rule, and installation of
a semi-tutoria system with
more , seminars and discussion
groups, However, basic to these
suggestions were the pleas to
provide students at all levels
of education with an intellectual challenge and to treat
them as individuals sufficiency
capable and mature to accept
the challenges of education.
Many of the suggestions or
questions were immediately
greeted with the old refrains
"we can do nothing about the
situation—it is up to Victoria"
or "It's all a matter of economics." In many instances these
answers seemed to hint of procrastination, and, simultaneously,     rationalization.
Open Letter To
Symposium Editor
Victoria College
Dear Sir,
^ In the light of the following
verbatim comments from persons who attended the
Academic Symposium, may I
ask what use it is to spend a
large sum of money off campus when the same results may
be achieved right here in Brock
Hall. These statements were
all procured from persons who
attended the conference. Some
will recognise them. Let the
others deny them if they will.
". . ., and last night old so-
&,. and-so (may I be allowed to
shield him from infamy?) got
stinking. He was crawling
around on his hands and knees.
I've never seen anything like
Impressions of
An Alumnus
ctivities Viewed
is is a summary, prepared
request of the Ubyssey,
me of the views on extra-
icular activities I express-
n a panel discussion on
topic during the Academic
posium 1960.
e main functions of a unity are research, graduate
: and honors work, in that
:, and then, and very much
r on the scale of priorities,
fthing else. It may be that
most apparent, practical
short-run benefits to the
nunity are mainly asso-
d   with    this    "everything
e undergraduate curricul-
jught to be restricted to
abject of principal interest
e student concerned. Thus
"acurricular" would be-
i e a relative concept:
ce would be extracurricu-
or the humanist and vice
t etc. These activities
d take the form of read-
non-credit courses, ad hoc
res and the like.
rect and conscious pur-
jf "broad outlook" and of
rquhdedness" is not like-
be;s$ccessful. In any ease
\ajhi|ysrneht ;.■- at, i' an 'j/.. aid-
sd?fevei' in'sbme subject -or'
is a condition Of a man
being educated in any meaningful sense of the term. The attributes just mentioned may
be acquired through extra-curricular activiies (see above) and
after graduation: undergraduate years ought to be ones of
hard work not of organized dil-
It may well be that the restriction of curricula to the
hard core of intensive studies
accompanied by a loose repertoire of non-specialist, "broadening" activities will help the
university to handle current
pressures on its programs coming from status-seekers, brain-
pickers and popular scare-mongers. It should help the university to preserve it traditional character of an institution of
learning devoted to basic research, accustomed to take the
long view and serving the community primarily by giving it
the benefits of detached study.
It is disturbing to find among
the facutly and among the students individuals who seem to
be basing their careers on manipulating, coordinating and
"pointing the way" to others
instead   of   sitting   down   and
- doing some work.
.' irigsbme work:
—T. I. Matuszewski
First, as I am sure all your
guest writers will do, I should
like to congratulate the Symposium Committee for the way
in which they planned and carried out arrangements for an
outstanding weekend program.
As a alumnus I would like
to say how I appreciated the
privilege of being part of the
Symposium and having the opportunity to meet the students
and hear their opinions of university life.
Alumni frequently have occasion to take part in discussions of student" affairs but
they are not always able to establish a communication line
with students. It is surely desirable for alumni who continue to take an interest in
university life at UBC from
time to time to learn first
hand about changes in the interests and the aims of the
students on the campus.
I was struck by several aspects of the Symposium. It
seems that the tradition of a
forum has been established as
a part of university life enjoyed by everyone from freshmen
to deans of faculty. And everyone   participating   and   every
one   has   something   to   contribute.
The students today represent
diverse backgrounds and speak
with experience of life in
other countries and with a
knowledge of older cultures.
The variety of opinion proves
very stimulating as students
from abroad apply a measuring
stick against the local rod, and,
in the exchange of ideas, we
do not all come out on the
short end.
It was all good fun: the unflagging repartee in which
everyone from the freshman
already mentioned took part;
the spontaneous singing-vintage
1960-of folk songs of all kinds
in close, close harmony; our
exposure to certain oxford
"blues"; all the weekend jargon.
More seriously, it is noteworthy that present day students are concerned about
values in university life, and,
that, recognizing weaknesses in
our system they have worked
out a means of assessing their
views so that they can forward
recommendations to the university bodies that can act
upon them.
—Miss M. Fallis
"Those ruddy guitar players!
all the way across on the boat,
and all the way up the Island
in the bus. I got sick and tired
of them, I'm telling you, and
I hate to think what the passengers on the ferry thought."
"No, no. That's all wrong. We
achieved a great deal. Everyone let his hair down, and the
professors and the students
were able to get together in a
way they couldn't do anywhere
"We discussed everything.
Sex, the value of a runnmg
flush, sports,  everything."
"Everyone who matters was
there. Just the very best people
on campus."
"Why don't you guys give us
some publicity? We haven't
even got enough applications
to make any selections. Every-
one'U have to go."
"Two in a bed. Hello! Two
in a bed! And the other guy-
scratched all night."
"What about him? Do we
want him? His standing's all
right, but he don't get along
so well. No, Jim doesn't like
him anyway, and he'll be a
pain in the neck."
"I'm so sick of English Accents! For two days and two
nights, all I heard was guys
with dirty socks in their
mouths talk about the value of
grammar to juniors."
;"My dear chap! You should
have been there. We had such.
a wonderful time. Old J	
really   went   to  town.   Never
heard him let off like that."
Forty hours a week is
enough, he said. And all I
asked him was how many
hours a week he spent working
on his student's papers, and
preparing  exercises."
"You mustn't get the idea
that nothing was achieved, A
lot was done. Very worth
while   indeed."
"I have nothing to say about
the Academic Symposium, except that it was the biggest
pile of garbage I ever sat on.
All I want to say is that if the
guy who swiped my socks will
return them ..."
"Oh my head. We were up
all night. I had a wonderful
time — don't remember a
—M. P. Sinclair
"Well I think PAGE SIX
Tuesday, February 16, 1966
Candidates'   Statements
The Treasurer is called upon
to meet many people. He must
try to analyze and satisfy their
enquiries and proposals, in spite
of the financial restrictions
which necessarily govern his decisions. He must be in a position
where he will not have to sacrifice any of his obligations in
order to maintain his studies.
My qualifications as to experi-
GIRLS! Seeking an escort to
the Sadie Hawkins Ball? Phone
Jake at AL 3976.
WOULD the person who accidentally took a dark, heavy
jacket lined in red from the
mens' residence common block
Monday, Feb. 8, at suppertime,
please return and claim own
from G. Anderson, Room 409,
Okanagan House (AL 9805).
FOR sale. Engineers cardigan
sweater size 44. Worn only two
weeks. Full price $10.00. Phone
AL 1782-R after 5:00 p.m.
WILL the girl" who took by
mistake my brown shoulder bag
Fri. from library > washroom
please turn it in to -College Shop.
S. Lyons.'
'52j Morris. Oxford sedan, good
condition, to settle estate, HA
1958   Austin   Healey,   radio,
heater, overdrive. Call AL 3226.
LOST. One Swiss watch (Ro-
dania) with O. P. St. John on
the back. Would appreciate return if found—AL 2080-M.
ence and scholarship have been
previously outlined. Here I can
only offer that a thorough and
effective job be done should I
be elected.
It would be a privilege to
serve as your AMS Treasurer
next   year.
Having spent this past year
on Students' Council I have
been able to observe the management of our AMS finances.
From my observations I am
convinced that our finances are
well managed and I do not advocate any major change..
I believe that our-increasing
enrollment will create -some
problems. It will be imperative
that adequate safeguards be
maintained to prevent the ineffective use of our funds.
As our enrolment increases I
believe the role of the undergraduate society must be expanded, not only in financial
matters but in nearly all matters of student government.
Club, which has kept me in close
contact with athletics on our
I make only one promise and
that is I will do my very best
to fulfill the many(obligations
attached to this .pffiee.
Through working; on MAA I
have come to. th^Conclusion that
students are „ not.. getting. e full
value out of the present athletic
system. As your representative
for MAA on, council.'I would
work to:
—Reduce required physical
education from two to one year
to lessen the present crijipiijlg
load on facilities and coaches. ■
—Give required P.E. credit
for active intramural participation.
—Encourage individual participation, sports for continuation after graduation — agitate
for all-year pool, ice for curling
and skating and squash courts.
—Increase knowledge of facilities and events through Athletics Day (similar ! to Clubs
Day); Athletics brochure and
monthly fixture list.
This year, while working on
the Student Committee on Recreation and Facilities, many
ideas have come to light concerning the improvement of
Women's Athletics on campus.
An experienced person will be
needed next year to carry out
these proposals.
/ Other changes I would like
to .propose and encourage are:
—Firmer bonds between
Women's Athletic Associations
acrqss Canada.
.: —-joint Committee with
^t;A;P:-lo coordinate sports on
-^-Another subsidiary Board
to WAD, or its likeness.
—Enlargement of the WCIAU
to include other fields.
—Competition for smaller
These proposals, plus my past
experience, are my recommendations to you.
, I count it a privilege to be
asked.to run for thferesponsible
position, of President of MAA.
I feel that I have the qualifications necessary for this position.
I was a member of MAA this
year and have become acquainted with its function and its objectives. ,1 was also privileged to
sit in on an MAC meting which
gave me an insight into the
function of this administrative
This year I have .been president   of   Thunderbird. Booster
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I would very much like to
serve you as President of WAA
next year. If I am elected I will
endeavour to:
1. Stress the importance of
intramural competition by en-
coivragirtg a continued expah-
sion of ;the programme,
2. Work to#a*ds a greater
liaison between MAA and WAA
which would facilitate publicity
and programme.
3. Encourage greater competition and participation of so-
called "small teams'' such as
tennis, curling and fencing.
4. C ontinue' and expand thfe
idea - instituted this year * of a
Conference on women's athletics.
5; Show an active-interest in
athletics on a national, provincial, local and high school level.
If elected as Second Member
some of the problems I will be
concerned with are the following:
Frosh Orientation;
University Food  Services;
Litter on campus;
Violent    misconduct    of    students.
I feel that if problems such
as litter on campus are not
solved by the AMS, the administration of the university will
be obliged to take disciplinary
action. This I should like to prevent.
While in office I will attend
council meetings regularly and
will act in the best interests of
the student body as a whole.
The folowing points constitute
my platform for election to the
position . of Second member-at-
large. Firstly, at a more general
1. Prevention of another fee
2. Revision of the AMS Constitution in order to change the
present system of student government. Possibly sound recommendations from the Haskins
Commission could be used for
this purpose.
And secondly, at a more specific level as duties of the
second member, I will work for:
1: Expansion and improvement of food services on campus.
2. The maintenance of coeducational living in the residences.
In -addition I will attempt to
serve the campus as best I can,
if elected.
j     For many years now Council
j has been permitting enormities
! like these: it spends $65,000 on
j athletics    but    only    $3,000    to
; bring   in  performing   artists;  it
I: allows the  UBYSSEY  to  be of
| high-school quality,  then subsi-
j dizes  it  $10,000;   it  allows  the
j campus    radio   to    wallow    in
j "pop"    music,    then    gives    it
| $1,000; it prefers to ignore racial
and religious discrimination in
campus   fraternities.   If   I   don't
change these things, it won't be,
for lack of trying.
Frosh, orientation is one of the
most important functions of the
Second Member. Properly orientated. Freshmen will make better and more active upperclass-
men. I propose:
—Correspondence with high
schools in preparation for orient
—One month "academic"
orientation program.
—Study other universities'
orientation programs.
I also intend to continue the
students' campaign for improved housing facilities and
food services. If elected I will
devote my energy in carrying
out the wishes of the students
at  U.B.C.
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mfpltJV. E, MHULNER, CD.
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uxMiujiiimm  j. ,>     Tuesday, February 16, 1960
Free Ride - 'Birds
Aim For Finals
Tonight at 8:30, at the Winston Churchill gym, the UBC
Thunderbirds play their biggest game of the year.
Special FREE buses will leave the Brock, and all Camps
and Residences at 7:30 to take fans to the game. Admission to
the game is 50 cents. Booster Club pres Don Robertson has
announced that a band, majorettes, and cheerleaders will be
there to entertain. | ~ r
The Birds clash with powerful!They   clinched   the   W.C.I.A.U.
championship Friday with a
69-53 win over the Bisons, but
dropped Saturday's encounter
62-56. The Birds now have a 9-1
record   in   the   college   league,
Dietrich-Collins in the deciding
game of their best-of-three semifinal series. The winner of tonight's game will meet league
champion Alberni Athletics in
the B.C. finals. Athletics disposed of Cloverleafs in two
straight games in the other semifinal.
Last weekend, the Birds were
in Winnipeg, where they split
with the U. of Manitoba Bisons.
Rugby Has
Easy Wins
Two UBC teams, competing in
the Miller Cup rugby competitions, came up with victories
, Saturday afternoon.
UBC's Birds easily overpowered the North Shore All
Blacks with a 37 to 6 final score.
Mike Chambers (two),'Phil Willis, Bob McKee, Dave Howard,
Ralph Bagshaw, and Neil Henderson scored tries for UBC's
ease. Henderson converted three
of these and two others were
hooted across by Gerry McGavin. Field goals were dropped
in by Henderson and Don Sloan.
Alan Rexworthy put the All
Blacks on the scoreboard with
two expert penalty goals.
The Varsity Braves downed
their opponents with a safe 19
to 3 margin. West Van Barbarians' lone three points came
from Barry Burnham's penalty
UBC scorers were Gerry
Mitchel, Sandy Tucker, Ian
Steward aiid Russ Chambers
with one try each. Stu Smith
added more points by converting
two of these trys and also adding a penalty goal.
while Manitoba is  second with
a 6-4 mark.
In Friday's game, the Birds
completely outclassed the Bisons, shooting 37.8% from the
floor compared to Manitoba's
30%. Coach Jack Pomfret said
the whole team played well.
Birds' top scorers were Wayne
Osborne with 16 points, and Norris Martin with 13.
The  Birds seemed   to  master
Sports:   Co-editors:   Ami   Pickard,   Ernie   Harder
Staff: Fred Fletcher, Mike Hunter, Alan Dafoe. Dieter Urban
Pete Sparks
The U.B.C. swim team defeated the University of Idaho by
a   60-34  score.
U.B.C. took seven firsts, six
seconds and three third places
in the eleven event meet.
Outstanding man was Pete
Pellatt whbse other weekend
activity included two gymnastic
competitions. Pellat dove for
victory and came up with a
second place in the diving competitions. Still full of energy,
Pellat represented the local
Birds in the 440 yard free style.
UBC water men face Washington State next week at
Crystal Pool.
Labor  and  Socialist   Books
New World Book Store
189 E. Hastings St.
MU   3-5139
Open Tues. & Fri. evenings
UBC entries copped the top
three places in B.C. Junior Women's Foil championships this
The top three winners, in
order, were Betty Richardson,
Jenny  Wass,   Zoe Wetterstrom.
Betty and Jenny won the
same number of bouts; thus met
in a "barrage" or playoff. Betty
Scored four points against Miss
Wass's three.
Miss Richardson and Wetterstrom won first and second in
the  novice class  last year.
In 1954 Miss Wass won the
Pacific Northwest championship.
UBC Women's Grasshockey
team defeated Tec-Lions 3-0 at
Trafalgar Park Saturday, goals
being scored by Main Mac-
Ritchie, Diane MacPherson, and
Jocelyn Searle. But UBC met
their match in North Van., being
defeated 2-0. UBC is now in
seventh place in the league.
The Varsity-Alums game Saturday was played hard and well,
but scoreless. Varsity defeated
North Van. 4-1, the scorers
being Allison Gourlay (2), Barb
Hay, and Ruth Orton. Both
games were 40 minutes long,
instead of the usual 70 minutes.
U.B.C. Sailing Team will participate in the Pacific North
West Intercollegiate Sailing
Championships this weekend at
Students wishing to attend
will be able to go on the reserved train for §5. Any interested persons please contact a
Sailing Club member at the
club room in Brock Extension.
Varsity whipped Westminster
Legion 5-0 at Queen's Park Stadium in a Sunday afternoon
Second Division soccer game. At
halftime, Varsity led 3-0 on
goals by Joe Alexis, Pat O'Brien
and Frank Harrop. Bill Wedley
and Harrop added two more
markers for Varsity in the last
the Bisons gym floor. It was badly warped during a flood, and
has a lot of humps and hollows
on it. On the opening jump of
the game, Manitoba's centre tipped the ball over the Birds'
heads to his forwards, who
scored with three seconds gone.
Only trouble" Was,' their centre
was standing on a foot-high
Saturday, the Birds seemed to
let down after winning the
crown Friday. Despite 17 points
by Ken Winslade, the Bisons became the first WCIAU team to
beat the Birds. "We were just
outhustled," said Pomfret. Manitoba led all the way, and piled;
up a 35-23 haM-time lead. Mike
Henderson led the Bisons with
16 points.
Now the stage is set for to-,
night's crucial encounter. UBC
has been resting up since their
arrival home on Sunday. But
Dietrich-Collins has had almost
a week of rest, which certainly
helps their aging stars.
In local action last weekend,
UBC Jayvees edged Seattle Kel-
lys 65-63 in overtime Friday. In
the preliminary, UBC Braves
dumped Gladstone High School
64-57. Saturday, the JV's blitzed
Vic College" 5S*-38 in Victoria:
Mike Potkonjak scored two free
throws with five seconds left in
Friday's game to force the overtime. Mike, and Dave Osborne
each got 16 points. Saturday,
Potkonjak led again, dunking 18
FRIDAY: UBC (69)—Lusk 3,
Drummond 12, Way 5, Martin 13,
Berardino, Dumaresq 4, Winslade 6, Pederson 10, Osborne
16, Gushue.
Manitoba (53)—Torgerson 15,
Embry 4, Melnyk 15, Zelmer 9,
Novak 2, Henderson 2, Harvey
6, DeVries, Sedun.
SATURDAY: UBC (56)—Winslade 17, Osborne 12, Drummond
8, Gushue   3,   Pederson  2,  Martin 5, Dumaresq 7, Lusk 2, Way.
Manitoba (62)-^-Torgerson 10,
Embry 2, Melnyk 5, DeVries 4,
Zelmer 13, Henderson 16, Novak
9, Harvey 4.
Mens Grass Hockey
Wins on Weekend
Weekend Grass Hockey games
saw Cardinals beaten by Varsity
3-1, Golds defeat North Shore
5-4, Peds play to a 1-1 draw with
Crusaders and Blues lose 5-2 to
India 'A'.
High scorer for the Golds
was Bob Stewart with three
goals. Other Blue scorers were
Peter Buckland and Peter St.
John with one goal each.
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Feb. 16th - 2Cth
From the Most Gripping and
Dramatic Bestseller of this
Decade! The Story of the
Girl Who Left Her Convent
Fred Zinnemann's Technicolor Production of
Peter Finch
Filmed in'Belgium,  Italy -
and Africa
The Comedy Hit
Take Two
UBC gymnasts came out victorious in two weekend meets
with competition* from south-of
the border.
Both times it was Dieter Weichert who sparked the UBC club
to victory.
Friday night Washington
State University "Cougars"
went under 96^64; the following
afternoon Eastern Washington
College of Education were victims of UBC's 105-39  triumph.
In the meet with Washington
State, Weichert - piled up 30
points for individual honors. He
was awarded firsts in the Parallel bars, Still rings, Long
horse and took second in the
Side  horse.
Saturday afternoon everyone
got into the scoring column for
UBC as the hosts picked up nine,
firsts, five seconds and three
Leading performers for UBC
over the weekend included Gordie Cannon, Alen Ross, Walt Mcx
Intyre, Peter Pellat and Rheal
Basketball — Thunderbirds vs
D.C.  in   Semi  Finals of  City
League Churchill Gym 8:00.
Basketball — Thunderettes in
Senior 'A' Playoffs. Churchill
Basketball — Juve. Girls vs
Sunrise at Churchill 6:30.
Archery Meet — Field House
Basketball — Thunderbirds vs
Seattle Pacific College at UBC
Swimming Team vs Washington State College at Crystal
Gymnastics — Washington
State at Pullman.
Wrestling — B.C. Novice and
Jr. Champ at UBC.
Grass Hockey — Women's
League Match at Connought.
Grass Hockey — Men's
Peds   vs   North   Shore" 'at
UBCNo: 1  1:45.
Varsity   vs   Golds  at  UBC
No.   1,   3:00.
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11:30 tin. — 2:30 p.m.
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Tuesday, February 16, 1960
(Continued from Page  1)
Wednesday at 12:30 in Hut L4.
Everyone welcome.
*      *      *
commonwealth club
Commonwealth Club presents
Dr. Simon from Ceylon, and a
film on Ceylon. Today noon in
Bu.  102. Free.
Individual trans - Atlantic
and  European   travel —
Conducted tours in central   and   eastern  Europe
including    the    Soviet
Union — Student hostels
and restaurants — Summer   schools   and   work
camps    —    International
student identity card.
375 Rideau - Ottawa
There will be a meeting on
Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 12:30 in
Bu. 227. Rev. L. Carlson will
speak on "Luther, the Man."
"T" V *V
"Religion Under The Microscope". Dr. Prescott — Dept. of
Physics, Tuesday noon in Chem.
'^Christ vs Western Christianity — An Indian Villager's
View". Rev. Ken Coleman, Wednesday noon in Bu. 217.
Interdenominational Worship
Service. Wed. 8 A.M. in Hut L5.
3£      •£     H*
Special lecture today at 12:30
in Arts 100. Mr. H. Wilber Sutherland, General Secretary for
Canada, will speak on "The
Relevance of Jesus Christ for
A reply to the budget. Hear
Nigel Morgan (Provincial
Leader of C.P.C.). Tuesday
noon, Bu. 202.
Leonard Bernstein's
FEB. 22-27 - UBC Auditorium - 8:15
Students Nights — Mon. & Wed. — 750
Rush Seats at 75c Available for Thurs.
at the Kerrisdale Arena
OUTSIDE A.MJ5.    -    50c
Buses from Campus
For Students And Staff Only/
(Kadi} atamaiui in
The plot of this Czech film is triangular.
A sensual young girl marries a wealthy
man twice her age, and on the wedding
night he falls asleep in the bathroom.
The following day she leaves and goes
back to her father - she wants a divorce.
On her father's estate she goes bathing
in the lake where she meets a young
local engineer and on the game night
she goes to his cabin and gives herself
to him. I
See the Film for the Potent Climax.
3:30 and 8 p.m. TODAY — 35c
There will be a meeting in the
Club Room, Brock 156, on
Thursday at 12:30 for all those
interested in a Sunday fishing
trip in  the  near  future.
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Stimulus presents John Manning (recently returned from
around-the-world-trip) pseaking
on Communist China and other
places; slides. Wed. noon in Bu
V.O.C.'ers:  plan now to enter
the Dam Downhill Ski Race this
weekend. Also General Meeting,
F&G 100, Wed. noon.
Sfc >p Sf.
Nominations for the 1960-61
club executive positions are
open. Nominations close at the
general meeting this Thursday.
Proposed amendments Jto the
constitution are posted.
Presents the film "Life With
Baby" to continue with the film j
portion of the series on Pediat- j
ries. Wednesday, February 17. |
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