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The Ubyssey
VOLUME XXXIV
VANCOUVER, B.C.*, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22,1951
5 CENTS
NO. 25
Moving Day
Photo by Walt Sussel
CLAD EN OVERALLS Dean George Curtis helped move
15,000 books into the new $300,000 Law Building Tuesday.
Loading him up is first year law student Joan Peacock.
Lectures started in the new building at 8:30 Wednesday
'morning,
'TWEEN CUSSES "
:y AMS To Wield Gavel
At Chinese Auction
■SECOND CHINESE auctionf
of, lost and found articles will
be held by Student Council at
12-30 Friday in Brock Hall.
* *      *
..IMPORTANT NURSES' Undergraduate Society meeting will be
held'Monday, Nov. 26'at 7:30 p.m.
ip Wesbrook Building Room No.
238. All members please attend.
* *        *
MEETING for formulation of
l^ans for a campus "Brotherhood
Week" to be held at the same time
fc;!*' National Brotherhood Week,
February 17j24 will be held Fri-
d?iy at 12:30 ln the Board Room,
Brock Hall.
* *       *
JUNIOR  AIC  wil  hold  a  meeting In Ag. 100 Thursday. Nov. 22.
A guest speaker will give a talk.
* *        *
MUSIC Appreciation Club presentations for Friday, N-tfv. 23 In
Double Committee Room, Brock
Hall are Concerto in major l*y
Mozart, Nunc Dlmltts by Pales,
trinft and two little sotatas by
Scarlatti.
* *       *
UNIVERSITY Symphony Orch-
estrt* rehearsal Thursday night ut
11:15 p.m. In the band hut.
* *        *
AGGIE   GIRLS   will   lead   Carol
singing in the hall of the Ag. Building on Friday, Nov. 30. All Age
are Invited  to join in.
JAMES, FILER
MARDI GRAS CHIEFS
Smart James and Ron Fllsr
were Wednesday announced ss
co-chairmen of  Mardi Oral  In
Hades, to be presented January 17 and 18 at the Commodore Cabaret by the Greek Let.
ter  Societies of  UBC.
Other members of tha committee will be ietty Wilson,
secretary; Alan Hacket, treasurer; Frank Moors, program;
Dick Arohambault and Marilyn McRae, decorations; Jan
Olsen, costumes; Carol Potter,
publicity; Geoff Dewls, effects; Ron Kelly, donations;
Louane Kramer and Mlohasl
Page, raffle tickets; Bob Falconer, raffle prises and Bob
Rush, dance tickets.
All proceeds from the danes
will go to the Community
Chest and ths Canadian Cancer Society.
THE STUDENT Liberal Club
presents Dr. Savery, the second
in a series of three speakers dealing with the B.C. Separate Schools
Problems. Topic—"Separate Schools?" Arts 100, Friday, 12:30.
Rebukes
Four Councillors
shut amis jump
fORSBM m 40 YURS
By MYRA GREEN     .
Speaking to the U.N. Tuesday noon on "Overpopulation?" Dr. J. L. Robinson of the geography department said
if present trends continued, the population in 40 years
would be three billion.
He said increase in population was a result of lowered
death rates, caused by better medical care, rather than higher birth rates.
He Said that expanding Asia would have to choose
between simple migration and conquest by force. He pointed out that peaceful migration seemed doubtful because
of political barriers, and also the physical problem of moving
such large masses.
On the other hand he felt large numbers did not mean
military power. He also said statistics showed war does not
decrease population.
Spitting Contest Feature
March Of Dimes
If you can't spit be sure to
12:30. ♦
Bnglneers say that they are re-
orultlng "volunteers" tor their spitting contest.. The competition, will
be a main feature of their annua*!
March ot Dimes Drive to be staged at 12:30 today.
Last year's Expectoration Champion. John Warren, will defend* his
title. The BUS will supply chewing
tobacco for those who need inspiration to spit farther.
For any who prefer more refined sports, there'Will be chariot
races on the Main Mall at 12:45.
This is an inter.faeutty nvce and,
for atmosphere, wickets will be
set up on the Mall for Pari-Mutual
betting.
Engineers have challenged a*U
the males (Males, that Is!) to a
tug-o-war, while their female counterpart, the Nurses, will take on
the girls.
WARNING
, The BUS has warned that no
one will escape the little red
can. Bnglneers will be on the lookout everywhere. Artsmen especially are urged to meet their quota.
Unless $200 ls raised AUS Presi.
dent Jim Genie will be dunked ln
the BUS torture chamber, the Illy
pond.
A gym display on the Mall will
feature well-known Vancouver gymnast. The Forestry Club is sponsoring a pole«cllmblng contest to
be staged at the bus shop corner.
MORE   FUN
Other attractions of the 2 hour
show will be ctgarsmoklng and
clg&irette-rolling competitions and
the Lady Godiva Band. It la to be
noted that engineers will donate
valable prizes to the winners of
the contests.
carry a water pistol today at
lop Mike
Men Started
With URS
By SHEILA  CHARTERS
When you hear the voice of
URS do you «ver stop to realize how many of these aspiring announcers become successful in the field ot radio?
Ron Robinson, Neldon Cooper and TiOrne Thompson,
weU-iknowtn Vancouver an*
nouncer.operatora all acquired their experience and training as members of Radsoc.
The 50 members of Radsoc
are given the opportunity to
learn much about their trade
from very well-qualified teachers. The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters has
offered them the benefit of
riwtlo training at a course given every Tuesday night in
CKWX  studios.
The last football dance of
the season, held last S&t. night
in Brock, was sponsored by
Radsoc. Top name band platters, chosen from their aelec.
tion of 11,000 records provided
the best In music.
Ubyssey Policy Gets
Vote Of Confidence
Student President Vaughan Lyon gave four councillors a
biting tongue-lashing Tuesday for abstaining from voting on a
motion of confidence in the news policy of The Ubyssey.
Mr. Lyon indicated he would be happy to accept their
resignations.
"Yeu aren't hers NOT to express opinions,"  he  said. "If
you don't want to do anything,
then you'd better gst out and
1st ths rest of us run this."'
Six councillors voted for the motion  pf  confidence and  four  abstained from voting.
Council also passed a motion
rescinding the previous night's
motion ordering the Ubyssey to
pay $23 to the Kickapoos to help
cover losses the club said lt suf.
fered due to lack of publicity.
After  more than an hour's  de
bute on the Ubyasey's request that
the two motions be passed. Mr.
Lyon was visibly annoyed when
tfouir councillors abstained from
voting.
His attaok was directed at
Councillors      Bill      Sparling.
Bill   Nssn,  Jaek   Lintott  and
Jo«n MacArthur.
It was an organised absention.
The four councillors whispered together before the vote was taken.
Mr. Neen left his seat and walked across to Che other end of the
semi-circle of chairs to whisper
to Miss McArthur.
'No Commit' From far
Mr. Lyon said ls-ter that one of
the councillors came to him after
the meeting and said they had abstained because they felt rescind,
ing the Kickapoos motion bad been
sufficient expression of confidence.
The councillors said Wednesday
they had no statement to make to
justify their position.
The special council meeting was
called at noon Tuesday when Ubyssey editors announced they would
suspend . publication rather tha
operate under the precedent set
by the Kickapoos motion.
Kditor Lss Armour told coun
oil ths precedent wss fantattio.
"It would mean that any club
on the campus that didn't like
our publicity could have The Ubyssey pay its losses.
"If such were tha oast, Ths
Ubyssey would In turn be able to
share the profits of any group that
made money because we had given
it good publicity."
The American football team bad
a successful season this year and
made nearly 1500 profit. Athletto
Dlreotor Bob Robinett admitted
The Ubyssey had given outstanding publicity throughout the year.
Robinett Backs Ubyssoy
(When asked if he would share
the football profits with the paper
he laughed.
(Told of the Kickapoos situation which had prompted ths
question, he said: "I definitely
agree   with   Ubyssey's   stand.
You should have had a unanimous vote of confidence, snd
you can quote me on that.")
After   the   four   councillors   ab.
stained from voting on the motion,
Treasurer   Phil   Anderson   asked
that The Ubyssey accept a majority vote of confidence rUher than
the unanimous vote that was asked.
A special meeting of the Editorial Board Tuesday night decided to
comply with the request after hearing from  Mr.  Lyon  and  Mr. An
derson.
Mr. Anderson said The Ubyssey's
threat of suspending publication
was "holding an axe over our
heads."
He told councillors that If
publication ceased, ths Alms
Matsr Sooiety would still have
to pay 868 W the printers for
each issue whether It cams out
or not.
He said there would also be expenses of legal actions brought by
the advertisers.
Looking at Mr. Sparling and Mr.
Neen, he said: ''If this motion does
not pass and the paper ceases publishing the responsibility to ths
students will be on your should,
ers."
INT. HOUSE DINNER
TO FEATURE BURMA
Col. F. T. Fairey, Deputy Minister of Education for
B.C. will give his impressions of Burma today at the Burmese dinner planned by International House at Acadia camp
Dec. 2.
A member of the UN technical education-commission,
Col. Fairey returned from Burma last summer after studying conditions there for nine months.
Tickets for the affair will be available at the AMS
office until Nov. 27.
HOOPLA FRIDAY
Seattle's Gold Dust Twins To Hit UBC Campus
By CHARLES WATT
Ubyssey Sports Writer
A University of Seattle time-
bomb will hit the campus this
Friday In the form of the Chieftain basketball team. The
'Birds are In for a* tough battle,
in the light of past performances,
*        *        *
Coach Al Brifthtninn, of the
('hiel'tans will unveil for the
first time this year his potent
tribe of  braves.
The Chiefs won second place
in the Nurtiouul Cuthoiic Inter
national Tournament at Albany, N.Y. last season. This
year they face a* rugged 35
jjaine schedule, including many
of the top teams in the United
States.
* *        *
The Chili's beat the Thunderbirds four times last year;
91-7:.'.  94-fil. 89-67 and 81-60.
* *        *
There is one bright side to
the picture.' The UBC Thun.
tlorblrds lost two close games
last week-end when they tangled wilb Seattle Pacific. Tho
first same ended iu a sooro of
01-54, and the second of the
series was 68-65 In an overtime period. The grandstand
coaches are quite optimistic
&>s  to this  year's  crop  which
bears much promise and should
prove worthy of all opposition.
******
Art Philips.'centre, and John
played a mighty smooth game
THUNDERBIRDS, CHIEFS CLASH
LN STADIUM AT 12:30 TODAY
Varsity students will get an opportunity to see their
two soccer squads in action this afternoon at 12:30 in the
stadium.
The Thunderbirds will meet the chiefs in the first of
' what may develop into u regular series.
lust week, and  will bear watching in the forthcoming fray.
*       *       *
Twelve Chiefs, will form the
travelling squad this week-end.
On Saturday night they will
play Western Washington College at Bellingham. They defeated the Westeners twice
last  season   87-66,   69„**.6.
John *and Ed O'Brien, who
scored 766 points in 37 games
last year, won honorable mention on the A.P, 11-Amerlcan
Basketball team of 1950, and
placed on the All-Catholic All-
American team, he ls in prime
condition, this year and Is
ready to break out into a. rash
if he doesn't score his usual
average of 20 points per game.
The starting line-ups for the
team are:
Chieftains — John O'Brien O,
lOd O'Brien G, Bill Hlglln C.
Ray Moscatel F, Lea Whittles
P.
Thunderbirds — Dan Zahar-
ko G, Don Hudson, G, Art Philips C, George Seymour P, John
Southcott F.
Game time will be at 8 p.m.
on Prlday. There will be no
preliminary game. Page Two
THE UBYSSEY
Thursday, November 22, 1951
THE UBYSSEY
MEMBER CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS
Authorized as second class mall hy the Post Qttlce Dept. Ottawa. Student subscriptions
$1.20 per year (included In AMS fees). Mail subscription $2.00 pr. year. Single copies
five cents. Published throughout the University year by the Student Publications Board
of the Alma Mater Society, University of British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed
herein are those of the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, aud not necessarly those of the
Alma Mater Society or of the University.
Offices in Brock Hall, Phone ALma 1624           For display advertising, phone ALma 3253
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF LES ARMOUR
EXECUTIVE EDITOR—ALLAN GOLDSMITH MANAGING EDITOR—DOUG HEAL
News Editor, Alex MaoUdUlvray; City Editor, Dennis Blake; CUP Editor. Sheila Kearns;
Women's Editor, Florence McNeil; Fine Arts Editor, John Brocklngt6n; Copy Editor,
Jean Smith.
Senior Editor— EL8IE QORBAT
Fun, Games, And Nonsense
Producing a student newspaper is probably one of the most entertaining tasks in the
world — but it is probably one of the most
thankless and heart-breaking, too.
A volunteer organization necessarily
leaves much to be desired from the point of
view of efficiency. Inevitably it makes mistakes and, because those mistakes are made
in print, are available for public scrutiny and
on file for ever, dissatisfaction is bound to be
rampant.
There are more than 70 student groups
on th}s campus—and each is convinced that
its activities are far more important than the
combined endeavors of the other 69.
Futbermore, the failure of any one of these
activities can always be conveniently blamed
on lack of publicity. A campus newspaper is
a first class scape-goat and its weary editors
can usually be relied upon to nod their heads
in what can, with a little stretch of the imagination, be taken as agreement.
This, usually, is the end of it.
But a club called the Kickapoos which,
we understand, is devoted to making whoopee
on behalf of the athletic directorate, decided
last week that it would be far more interesting
to take their beef to Student Council and,
by way of'a new sort of game, contrived to
bill The Ubyssey for their losses.
They maintained (despite the fact that
they were given three columns of 36 point
type on the third page) that lack of Ubyssey
publicity had ruined them.
An unthinking council agreed and ordered The Ubyssey to pay $26.
Now $26 is a trivial amount and, of itself, nothing to get hot under the collar
about.
But it should have been quite obvious
to council that every other group on the campus would seize on the first available opportunity to follow suit and that Ubyssey
editors would henceforth spend most of their
time in the council arguing futilely against a
series of insane demands.
It should also have been obvious to councillors that their vote implied that they felt
that Ubyssey editors were not competent to
judge whether or not a story should appear
qn page three or page one.
If that, was their view, they should have
dismissed the editors and appointed more
competent individuals.
The Ubyssey therefore suspended publi
cation at once.
On Tuesday, the Editorial Board agreed
to resume publication if council reversed the
order requiring us to pay $26 to the Kickapoos and if council passed a unanimdus motion of confidence in our news policy.
Council immediately reversed the order
and a motion of confidence in Ubyssey news
policy passed by a vote of 6 to 0—with, however, four members abstaining.
The four gutless wonders who refused
to commit themselves—Mr. Sparling, Mr.
Neen, Mr. Lintott, and Miss MacArthur have
not had an enviable record on student council.
AMS President Vaughn Lyon showed
that he was good and fed up with them Tuesday afternoon.
In fact, he went so far as to indicate
that he would be happy to receive their
resignations.
These same four were all behind the
abortive plot in the early part of the term to
remove Mr. Lyon from office. They fell rather flat on their faces but they have continued undaunted to disrupt as much student
activity as possible.
Mr. Neen's work with the Undergraduate
Societies Committee has not been distinguished. He seized the -spotlight for a brief period
during the constitutional revision debate —
but he played only a minor role in the
months of spade work which went into the
plans.
He will probably go down in history as
the man who blew his top over the perennial
question of council blazers.
Mr. Lintott has made a minor shambles
out of his work as co-ordinator. The number
of double bookings, the endless confusion
over activities, the whole haphazard trend of
student meetings speak ill of his effort.
Mr. Sparling, as even members of his
athletic directorate will admit, has spent far
more time raising hob with everybody else
than organizing athletics.
Miss MapArthur's actions cannot be
taken seriously. Her point of view vacillates
from hour to hour and it would be folly to
ascribe any meaning to it.
All four mlfeht, therefore, be well advised to buckle down to work and cut the
horse-play.
Ubyssey staffers are tired of it and we
think most other students are equally fed up.
Up A Tree
With Chuck Coon
CHUCK SEES RED MENACE IN UBYSSEY
I thlnkf it ls my duty as a citizen of one of the
finest trees on the campus to warn you about the
Communist menace which is rearing its ugly head
In this pajper.
On page one of Tuesday's Ubyssey, there ls
a story about staffer, Sheila Kearns winning an
award with an American magazine. Right in the
headline she's referred to as "Our Sheila." And on
the same page there is a story by Dot Auerbach —
she's called "Our Dot" in the head. "
If the headline writer had room he would have
(wrote "Comrade Sheila" and "Comrade Dot!"
"Our" ls merely a cover for the comrade handle.
That's communism!
And on the editorial page is a piece by Joe
Schleslnger suggesting Mamooks set the, artistic
standard of posters displayed on campus. Regimented art! Another sign of Communism.
I believe Its spreading from the east for I encountered the most obvious sign in Calgary, Alberta.
1 was a member of the famous Coon and Carson expedition of H-HW.  (Prom Ontario's hinter
lands to the civilization of B.C. ln 21 days by
car). We stopped at the Calgary YMCA for a
shower. ,
As we stepped into the shower room, a suspicious-looking character fixed me with a corn-
1  rudely grin.
"You scrub my back and I'll scrub yours," he
ordered.'
Before I could realize what was hap-pening, he
spun me about and began vigorously massaging
my shoulder blades. Then he turned around and I
dazedly returned the service.
Communism!
That's the worst sign of it. Co-operation between strangers.
Remember if anyone tries to help you with
anything, particularly a stranger, avoid hUn, or
. ber, like the plague because him, or her is a deep
deep shade of red.
(Copies of Mr. Coon's hook, "How to Spot
a Communist" can be obtained from room X, second sub-basetnent, Brock Hall, for a red leaf
from a coconut tree).
iettef to tke C4lUt
Why do we write exams? Are these legalized methods of
3rd degree torture foisted upon $he studen* body at regular
intervals really necessary? Also, are the methods used to
extort information from the aspiring student indicative of the
amount of knowledge actually gained.
At the high school level I would f-
say yes but I feel that their value
is greatly diminished when applied to the university student. A
system tried and proven success-
full at some European universities
approaches the determination
or academic* qualifications ln u
much different manner.
There, the student attends classes until he has gained substantial
amounts of learning in his field.
Then, when he feels he has attained a certain stc-ndard, as laid
down by his department, he approaches the administrative head
of the faculty in question and
states his proparednes for examination. —INTERESTED
Dangerous And Petty
Few university actions have appeared
at once so dangerous and so petty as that of
the University of Montreal student council
in dismissing the editor of their student
newspaper for his anti-royalist writings.
Just how anti-royalist the students involved were, we don't know. But the Canadian Press story which appeared last Friday in Vancouver newspapers cited the most
flagrant attack as a cartoon depicting the
Princess dragging Prince Philip across the*
U of M campus toward a marionette student who was shown bowing like a clockwork dummy.
We can gather from that that the student who drew the cartoon felt that the
poor old prince was henpecked, that the
princess was domineering and that the U
of M student body was either overawed by
the royal visit or crowed into submission by
university threats.
All of which might be true. But even
supposing it isn't, why shouldn't a student
paper be free to lambast royalty?
We happen to believe that something
very real and very important would be lost
if British royalty disappeared tomorrow.
But royalty is costly, it smacks of privi
lege and anything but democracy, it reminds French Canadians of what they feel
have been acts of discrimination against them
by the English speaking half of Canada.
If U- of M students want to be anti-
royalist, that's their business.
If they go over the deep-end and lose sight
of good taste then someone should give them
a lesson in good taste and ask them to
apologise.
Student freedom is as vital as any of
Ahe other freedoms our society is supposed,
to maintain.
If a Soviet student newspaper were
closed down because its editors poked fun
at Uncle Joe we would cite the instance as
a prime example of slave conditions in the
USSR. Even if the action came from a Russian student council we would still label
it orders from above.
Yet we are prepared to sit back and
let a Canadian editor go down the drain
without a word of protest because we seem
to think that no one is likely to carry the
thing to its logical conclusion.
If U of M editors can be fired for blasting loyalty then UBC editors can be fired
for   blasting  Boss  Johnson.
Think  it  over.
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NOTICES
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chorus. Tall and short girls, Thurs.
noon, Nov. 22, In HM 5. Important
all turn out.
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THE UBYSSEY
Page Three
LITERARY  PAGE
John Brockington/ Editor
Q LoaiL io $swiqsL
fiu, Pamela. SImIq
I wondered what would happen if the man in the na>vy
blue suit should lose his balance'and crash on to the "Chinese moderne" cocktail table.
Under the glass top was a
flower pot where grotesquely
grey Indoor plants were stifling against the glass. The man
was holding a cigar in one
hand, and with the other he
was caressing the creamy, un.
dulating neck of a large woman In pink velvet. She held
a glass tightly to her bosom,
as if it were a doll, and she a*
child who had just been snubbed. She was a little unsteady
on her feet, and yet she persisted in beating time to the
music with her right fbot—now
and again she lost her bal-
anoe and fell giggling into the
trig man's arms; She let her
arms drop, and the glass tipped over to one side, spilling
the drink.
"Now, now, Mrs. Bennet,"
the man said, "steady now,
little girl—would we like another drink?"
"Yeah—another drink. Lots
an' lots of ginger ale, and jus'
a wee wee weeney liddle bit
of sootah—Jus' a wee bit, for
Hddle me." At that moment the
man noticed the, and winked.
He went off to get the woman
her drink, and she stood there
for a moment smiling, as
though she were still smiling
at the man. It was very w»rm.
WHEN she noticed the
sofa where I was sitting
she came over and sat
at the opposite end, smiling
into a bunch of velvet flowers at her waist, Suddenly she
saw me storing at her; she
swung over in my direction,
and half lay on the sofa.
"Oh you," she said. "Where
did you come from?"
"Pram Vancouver," I said.
"Do you know Saatayana,
Oeorge Santayana, I mean,
not know, but have you read
him? He's Jus' wonnerful, you
kmow. Wonnerful stuff, you
oughtti* read him. You know,"
she moved over closer, and I
could smell a heavy musked
perfume, mixed with a smell'
of digested alcohol, "you know,
to tell you the truth, I don'
for the life of me now what
he's talking about, Santayana,
I mean. But It's very Interesting," very, very Interesting.
Sometimes I get the feeling,
he solves all my problems,! 11
the problems in the world;
yours and mine and Charlie's."
When she s»k] that she pointed at herself, at me, and then
vaguely In  the general dlrec-
She WaA Slee/tif...
Sut Still %*4amU4
tion of the kitchen,
oo—0—oo
The man in the blue suit
came back and sat on the
floor near the sofa.
"Here's your dirlnk** .little
girl," he said; but the woman
Ignored it. He was patiently
holding blie gla*3S, waiting for
her to notice him. But the
woman had lost all interest ln
him, afld was deeply absorbed
In counting the petals on her
velvet flowers.
"Come on, Mrs. Bennet,
drii>k your drink," and he
shook her massive white
arms, She became aware of him
again. She took the glass, and
as before, clutched it closely
in her arms, rocking it stupidly, grinning at the man.
oo—0—oo
YOU should read Santayana, Charlie! Oreat stuff.
Qot him at Uie Public Lib
rary last week, haven't laid lt
down once."
"Santayana is dead," the
man said, winking at me.
" "Oh no, he's not," she said,
almost sobbing*, She leaned
back, looking up into the ceiling, and letting her arms flop
down beside her in complete
exhaustion, u*s if she were
about to die. Her glass drop,
ped, and the liquid spilled into
a pool around her feet.
"Charlie, I'm telling you, before I die I'm going to find out
the answer to everything!"
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You remember, we remember
the three rusty leaves now
stored in the floorless basement.
They get thinner and thinner.
I glanced at th* last one, and
ulmofct saw through it . . .
something.
It   was    a    word—in    green,
brick,  gray,   transparent—
'Nothing', it appeared to be.
I suppose the next one wlU be
thinner still.
There   you   dose,   summit   of
your magnetite cone . . .
Stop peering with your twisted eyes. You frighten me.
What are you watching and
waiting for, apprehensive?
The next leaf? Oh, you'll sleep
a lot before It comes.
I want to go up to the roofless
attic;
These rooms begin to oppress
me.
The stairs only go down, tho.
ugh.
What are the rest of the leaves
like up there
Are they also rusty?
Or . . .?
Well, I only asked . . .
Walt, don't go! Tell me first
It wasn't 'Nothing,' was it.
God! Don't look at me like that!
J. W. Yeomans
Do we lose hope?
e • •
Yes,  we do.
Do  we pine and mope?
Y«s, we do.
Do we wonder why we're here?
Yes, boss.
Do we lose ourselves ln beer?
Yes, boss.
Tell ns, please, my lieutenant,
Yes, sir,
Do we die when we go to the
Front?
Yes, sir.
Tell us, captalji, don't be shy?
Do they train us to kill or
die? |
Yes, boy.
BUT WHY?
David   G.   Bryans.
Editor  Fired  By
Irate Officials
CHICAGO — (Sperial) — The
editor of the University of Chi.
c&*go's student newspaper The
Maroon, was fired on October 5th
by the university officials. Publication of The Maroon was suspended indefinitely.
The action followed closely on
the heels of a threat by the United
States Congress of a congressional
Investigation of alleged Communist activity on the Chicago campus.
On Sundpy evening, Novembet
2,", a recital of nineteenth century
French a<nd German songs will
be presented In the Lounge ot
Brock Memorial Building at 8:30
p.m.
The recital, which forms part
of an already extensive university concert season, will be given
by Joyce Newman, soprano, a*pd
John Brockington, pianist.
No admission will be charged
and the public ls invited,
The program will Include two
of the most famous German
song cycles: Beethoven's "An
die Ferne Gellehte" and Schumann's "Frauenliebe und.Leben",
four songs "Romance", '"Mandoline", "Fantoches", and "La Chev-
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Government
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Universities
KINGSTON — (CUP) — Prime
Minister St. Laurent said here in
an' address recently that the government is working out a comprehensive plan of federal aid to all
Canadian universities in accordance with recommendations of the
Massey Commission.
The only return that the gov.
ernment expects Is the effective
maintenance of the civilized and
civilizing influence of the Canadian universities—and, of course, the
sufficient supply of well-educated
citizens to meet the considerable
demapd of the Federal Government
for competent public servants.
St. Laurent said the step is being taken because the Federal Government Is the only body which
can give consistent non-discriminatory support to the universities.
High School
Meet Mooted
The fifth annual conference of
the British Columbia high schools
will be held here early In March.
An organization meeting will
take place on Monday noon In the
Men's Club Room and all interested are invited to attend.
The purpose of the proposed 2
day conference ie to acquaint pros,
peotiye students of the university
with the set-up ot the campus.
Plans have been tayed for talks
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Support EUS March Of Dimes
During the twelve months ending July 30, Canada's
regular Armed Forces — Navy, Army and Air Force —
increased from 46,886 to 81,727, or about 75 percent.
The requirement for officers has correspondingly
increased. This requirement is met in three ways:
X The Canadian Services Colleges at RMC, Kingston
and Royal Roads, B.C.
JL Short Service or. permanent commissions for men
directly from civilian life or from the ranks who
have the necessary physical qualifications and
junior matriculation or equivalent;
O   The university training plans.
In the university there is the University Naval Training
Division (UNTD) for the Royal Canadian Navy, the
Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC) for the Army,
and the Reserve University Flights (RUF) for the RCAF.
Last year, in twenty-seven Canadian universities and
colleges a total of 3,980 undergraduates were members of
these units. This year, to match the expansion in the Armed
Forces, still more university men are needed to take these
courses and qualify as regular or reserve officers.
All undergraduates taking advantage of these officer
training facilities receive pay for time spent in training*
including full time employment with the pay of a Second
Lieutenant for three or four months each summer. Under*
' graduates in their final year who are accepted for the
regular forces can be commissioned with full pay and
allowances of their rank and remain at the university to
complete their year. On obtaining their degrees, they will
continue in the service without interruption. The cost of
tuition' and books for the final year will be paid by
the service.
Today the threat of aggression has led Canada and the
other free nations to build up the strength necessary to
prevent aggression and preserve peace. Modern defence
activities, new weapons, require special qualities of leader*
ship and the kind of knowledge and skills which university
men can provide.
You, as an undergraduate, can play your part in
national defence while at the university by adding to your
other qualifications the knowledge and experience needed
in an officer. You can play your part ih preserving freedom by preparing yourself to defend your country should
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