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Volume 33, Number 14
Super  Budget Passes
But Satellite' Issues
Strongly Contested
OPPOSING HONORARIUMS for councillors, Ubyssey
editors or anybody else is Alade Akesode at Thursday's
AMS meeting. Akesode roars on despite a plea from chairman Ron Bray (at mike) to "try to make it brief". Akesode,
Law, Engineers killed the $100 honorarium proposal,
i —Photo by Dennis Maze.
Full  Support For
Brock  Extension
A motion proposing a two-wing, $250,000 extension on
Brock Hall was unanimously approved by students at the fall
AMS general meeting Thursday.
Brought  up by  Council co
ordinator Don McCallum, and
seconded by Bob McLean, First
Member-at-Large, the motion
failed to provoke the expected
heated discussion.
The necessary $250,000 will
be raised by continuation for
seven years of the $5 per student levy now being used to
retire the War Memorial Gymnasium debt. Gymnasium debt
will bo cleared next September.
The extension will provide
clubrooms, offices, and lounges
for those clubs and organizations on the campus now without adequate facilities. Installation of billiard tables, ping-
pong tables, a cardroom, a craft
shop, small lounges, a browsing library, and a record room
is also planned.
Explaining the financing
methods, AMS Treasurer Geoff
Conway said Thursday, the
total amount needed is $280,-
000. But, said Conway, the
interest to tho Bank will raise
the sum to $326,500. This will
bo collected from students at
the levy of five dollars each
for seven and one half years,
that is, up to and including
October,   1003.
Sigma Tau Chi
Elects  Six
Six new members have been
elected to Sigma Tau Chi,
men's honorary fraternity.
Those elected were Stanley
Beck, Ron Longstaffe, Bob
Hutchison, Bob Morford. John
Ridington and Robin Scott.
Thc honorary fraternity,
founded in 1943. now has a
membership of 170 men, all of
whom ga$c outstanding service
to student activity while on
the campus.
Present active members include Gerry Hodge, Alade Akesode, Monte Mackay, Ralph
Sultan, Geoff Conway, Don Jabour, Ron Bray, John Bossons
and Terry Nicholls.
Expand the Brock before finishing other campus buildings
says Bray who feels there's
no pool like a cold pool.
Attention all 1958 graduates! It's time to get your
graduation portraits taken.
Arts and Applied Science
students are to get down to
Campbell Studios, 581 Granville Street, as soon as possible.. Portraits for all faculties will be taken at Krass
Studios, 580 Granville. No
appointments necessary.
Grad class representatives
should make sure that the
proper caps and gowns of
their respective faculties are
down at the sludios.
U.N. Club
To Sponsor
Ten years of international
co-existence will be commemorated Monday when the campus United Nations Club sponsors three programs dedicated
to and modelled on the original
organization of the United Nations.
The program will begin at
12:30 noon when President N.
A. M. MacKenzie, Dr. Harry
V. Warren and Alderman Anna Sprott speak after the flag-
raising ceremony helcl on the
Main  Mall.
"Town Meeting of Canada"
will take place in Brock Lounge
at 3:30 with hot and heavy discussions on the Arab-Israeli dispute by speakers La#rry Rotcn-
berg, and Larry Freeman up
holding Israel and Nizar Han-
afi and John Spencer fighting
for Arabia. Panel discussion
moderated by Mr. Arthur R.
Phelps will last 30 minutes,
and will be followed by open
questioning by those presenl.
Transcription of this program'
will be heard over CJOR at 9
p.m. Saturday. October 29.
Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie will
•preside over theModel Assembly of the United Nations when
a motion of censure is passed
on French Policy in Morocco.
The original W0 nations will
be represented in the native
dress of their respective countries, to discuss this two-week
old unsolved topic.
Reason for this, the biggest
production the U.N. Club has
put on in its nine-year existence
on this campus, is the commemoration of the tenth anniversary
of the U.N. Assembly. It is of
interest that UB€* was the first
university to form a U.N. Club
and has led Canadian universities in  the  clubs'  activities.
'twttn clouts
AMS treasurer Geoff Conway's "super" budget received
a thumping, near-unanimous vote of approval Thursday, noon
at the AMS Fall General Meeting in the Armoury—but other
"satellite" issues evoked more controversy.
This automatic approval had«>- ■ *■
been predicted by student opinion since the appearance of
the $114,000.00 budget earlier
this spring.
Constitutional revisions proposed by Student Council were
passed or defeated with little
discussion.   ,
The most controversial of
the revisions proved to be the
proposal to eliminate the fall
general meeting. It was defeated.
Speaking against the motion,
former Councillor Don Jabour,
Law I, said, "The general
meeting is important in that
it keeps the Student Council
In contact with the student
body. Elimination of this would
make the AMS into a corporation and substitute efficiency
for democracy."
The second motion which
aroused the voters was the proposal to raise the number' of
signatures required to petition
for a general meeting.
Monte McKay, Applied
Science 4, spoke against the
motion, saying, "Any number
of students should be given a
hearing if they so desire."
Council president Ron Bray
pointed out that five hundred
signatures were needed to secure sufficient interest to ensure a quorum, without which
the complaint or proposal could
not be heard.
The motion was defeated.
A proposal to lower the number of students required to
form the quorum for a general
meeting from twenty percent
to fifteen percent was passed
without dissension.
The motion to eliminate the
section     of     the    constitution
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Clouds. Some rain may
fall if Ralph Sultan permits
it. Low tonight 38; high today — the whole damned
Ubyssey staff.
Trade Service
Features Home
vice of the Dominion Government presents Mr. H. G. Home,
commercial secretary, Lima,
Peru, who will address students interested in work connected with the Service. He is
scheduled to speak in Hut Gil,
School of Commerce, today at
11 a.m. and again at 11.30.
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leader of the Canadian delegation to the fifth World Youth
Festival, speaking on his Impressions of the trip to Europe.
The lecture will be at noon (today in FG 100.
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CAMERA CLUB will hold a
meeting Friday, Oct. 21 in Arts
108. The subject will be:
Choosing the camera and films.
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Meeting of USC in the Board
Room of the Brock at 12:30
Monday, Oct. 24. All societies
are expected to be represented.
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meet today at 12:30 in the clubroom behind the Brock. Lin-
guaphone schedules will be
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badminton sessions will be held
every Monday evening in the
Women's Gym from 7:30 to
10:30 p.m. All VOC active and
grad members are invited to
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tain Party and Turkey Supper
to ho held Saturday. Oct 29 on
Seymour will be limited by
accommodation at the cabin to
the first 125 who sign the list
in the Quad on Monday.
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McGoun Cup postponed. Eliminations will be held Monday,
Oct. 24 at 12:30 in Arts 208.
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GERMAN CLUB presents
Michael Poors speaking of his
experiences as an exchange
student in Heidelburg. Tuesday
evening at 8:00 in HL 4
(Continued on Page 3)
Friday, October 21, 1955
Authorized as second class mall, Post Office Department,
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (included in AMS fees). Mail
subscriptions $2.00 per year. Single copies five cents. Published
| in Vancouver throughout the University year by the Student
I Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of
British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed herein are those
\ at the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, and not necessarily those of
the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor
[ihould not be more than 190 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right
[to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
Maitafing Editor. Red Smith       City Editor Sandy Rom
Feature Editor.. Mike Ames       Sports  Editor..Mike  duple
CUP Editor, Jean Whiteside
Reporters: Carolyn Forbes, Dave Ferry, Len Davis, Al For-
[rest, Val. Haig-Brown, Carol Greggory, Bruce Taylor, Jon Mc-
i Arthur, Dave Nuttall, Kathy Archibald, Bob Johannes, Julie Bos-
! tons, Marilyn Smith, Rosemary Kent-Barber, Joe Blotz, and others.
Offices in Brock Hall For Display Advertising
Phone ALma 1624 Phone  ALma   1230
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': We can't help but wonder if George Orwel's book "1984"
|s required reading for all Engineering students. In his famous
t>ook Orwell wrote of the world of the future where he saw
pan reduced to a machine which operated only on instructions
from "Big Brother."
' At Thursday's general meeting Engineering Undergraduate
^society President Ralph Sultan, with the aid of his redshirted
J'unthinking machines" played the part of Big Brother.
1      Argument carried back and forth all afternoon but the
Engineers present had  ears for  only  one  speaker—Brother
ultan who gave the "word."
During the meeting the Engineers couldn't say enough
about the preservation of democracy. When the new student
court revision came up for approval they gave a demonstration
ai the kind of democracy they want to preserve.
John Spencer and Terry Nicholls, both third year law
[students, carefully drew up an extremely fair constitution.
[There was nothing objectionable to any campus group in it.
JBui Brother Sultan assisted by Little Brother Monte Mackay,
[spoke against it. When President Ron Bray asked them to make
[specific mention of objectionable clauses they declined. They
[just thought it should be defeated. And what they thought was
[good enough for the Engineers present.
The student court constitution was scuttled because Sultan
and Mackay without stating reasons, thought it should be. The
[Engineers conception of democracy is frighteningly close to Orwell's conception of absolute totalitarianism.
As AMS general meetings go, Thursday's meeting must
De classed as an outstanding job of keeping the meeting under
control—no easy task.
The two main objects of the meeting, passing the biuiget
and continuing the five dollar levy to provide funds for an extension ot Brock Hall, met with unanimous approval.
Treasurer Geoff Conway did an outstanding job on the
preparation of this year's budget and deserves congratulations.
he entire Council did the University a service, a service that
rill be more fully appreciated in future years, by proposing
and working out a plan for the extension of JBrock Hall.
The only absurd moment of the meetng came with the
3efeat of the student court constitution for the sole reason that
be Engineers thought it should be defeated.
The other constitutional revisions and motions were ef
Secondary importance and either passed or failed as the students wished—which is after all why a general meeting is
tailed-—to adhere to the wishes of the student body.
and now
all this
Mrs. Else Seel wants to help
form the nucleus of Canadian
culture. Now cranks and eggheads love this subject, and it
palTs easily; but I believe of
all people, Mrs. Seel can accurately say what Canadian
culture is. She breathed it.
With her prospector-trapper
husband—now dead—she lived
22 lonely, hardworking years
in a lakeside log cabin in
Tweedsmuir Park. There she
raised two children, read hundreds of English, French and
German books, and wrote poetry. The Seel family w,as alone
in the forest. They had neither
radio nor phone.
When Mrs. Seel was a young
girl in Germany, she read
Longfellow's "This ls the forest primaeval," and knew that
she must find and understand
the proportions of natures infinite order. She came alone
to Canada, and married in Vancouver in 1928.
Happily planning a simple,
rugged life, she and her husband left city dust behind to
choose a camp-site on the shore
of Lake Ootsa. They began to
carve a home from the wilderness.
In the hush of dusk, the wind
sighed over their lonely woods,
and in winter the lake ice
cracked ominously. It was exciting to be on the edge of the
She discovered how the
countains stop with a crashing,
solid suddenness against the
empty September sky, and how
the sea begins slowly in
Spring's melting snowdrifts.
Exploring the minds of great
writers in these dynamic surroundings, she learned to look
at life with infinite gentleness
and devotion. The endless toil
of a settlerwoman was made
easier for her when the classics spoke of others who
labored greatly too, and not in
She must.have felt historic
love stirring in her heart when
her long-absent husband returned from his traplincs, bearing rich furs and stories of
And she must have known
how to make a warm, soft bed
from which, reborn, her man
could stretch and bend his
frame into rough clothes smelling of cedar and pine, and face
the day heroically.
She must have understood
his strength and perhaps his
soul. For human life loomed
large in their powerfully controlled world. They had to live
profitably with subtle Nature,
whose harvest can be reaped
only by patience and wisdom.
As her place in their world
moved closer to the center and
to God, she and her family became fearless of creation, and
humble in their fulfilled love
of life.
I think it was then she
breathed Canada's destiny, for
her mind was understanding
enough to be fearless, and sensitive enough to be humble.
And I believe that such minds
will create and portray a distinctively Canadian culture,
when they get together one
SwudiHe £w4
Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie,
President, University of British
Vancouver, B.C.
Dear Sir,
Once again the students of
UBC have ^demonstrated in a
very tangible way their willingness to give of themselves for
the benefit of the less fortunate of their fellow man.
During the October University Blood Drive 2,291 members
of UBC, staff and students attended the clinic for 1,728 net
This was a record five day
clinic and the committee are
to be commended for their excellent cooperation and organizing ability.
Over 1000 fellow British Columbians will receive new life
from the students' generous gesture and will owe them a lifetime debt of gratitude.
One direct result of the excellent * response was that we
were Immediately able to meet
a demand for "O" group blood
for the victims of the CPR
train disaster in B.C. on October 8.
In closing we would like to
express our sincere thanks for
your cooperation and that of
your staff. '
Your very truly,
W. A. Freeman,
Blood Donor Panel
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
I am glad that you admit
the right of Catholic parents to
educate their children as they
see fit. Enclosed is a brief on
the Catholic School question
presented to the Provincial Cabinet in June, 1954. You will
notice that only Manitoba and
British Columbia in Canada fail
to recognize minority rights in
Although the Declaration of
Human Rights states "parents
have a prior right to choose the
kind of education that shall be
given to their children," in
B.C. today 87% of the children
are being educated with 100%
of the educational tax, the remaining 13% Catholics attending Catholic schools, are being
educated at the expense of
their parents and fellow Catholics. Thus there is a penalty
imposed on any group wishing
to exercise that right.    ,
Catholics are not asking for
public funds. They would be
content if the sum (8 000,000
dollars) they pay in Educational Taxes were returned to them
for the purpose of operating
their own school. M one admits
the validity of the Declaration
of Human Rights, then in all
fairness one must admit the
justness of the Catholic claim
for the removal of the burden
of double taxation.
D. d'Hondt,
Arts   l*.
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear   Sir,
I was rather puzzled by the
letter of "Disturbed" .in Tuesday's Ubyssey in which hi expressed dismay and consternation at the fact that the Bible
is catalouged in the University
Library under the initials "BS."
"Disturbed" seemed to feel that
there was something intrinsically wrong with the initials
"BS." I fail to see the point.
I remain puzzled but not at
all disturbed.
B. S. Manley,
2nd Theology,
Union College.
Editor,  The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
I lost my gym strip in the
engineer's building.
I hope someone returns it
because my gym teacher is complaining.
I am frantic. Also chilly.
Yours sincerely,
Sally Shirtless.
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Found—One Beer Mug bearing insignia of Zeta Psi. Owner
may claim same at 35 metre
level of BEG diving tower.
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Hughes-Owens Slide Rule In
FG 100. Reward. Phone Bill,
AL. 0519-L.
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Watch — during invasion of
Bellingham. Make, Amarillus.
Probably at goal post ceremony. Finder please call Danny
at CH. 0549 after 6:00 p.m.
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Lost—A  man's   gold   watch
on   the   main   mall   Monday.
Finder please contact Mike Bell
at KE. 3800.
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For Rent — commencing on
or before Oct. 24—2 room suite
with bath and kitchen, close
to UBC Gates. $65. per month
inclusive. Phone AL. 0235-Y o>*
AL. 3091-Y.
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Double Room and Single
Room for rent. Housekeeping
facilities. Near bus stop. 4673
W. 7th. Phone AL. 1831.
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Excellent    opportunity    for'
male Arts student to share 2-
room basement suite. Close to
Campus. Phone AL. 2925-R.
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Typing and Mimeographing.
Accurate work. Reasonable
rates. Florence Gow, 4456 W.
10th. Phone AL. 3682. Roberts Wins
Trek Award
"Rarely has an individual devoted so much time and energy to furthering the interests of the University," said Art
Sager, UPC Alumni Association Secretary, of Aubrey Roberts,
Arts "23, this year's Great Trekker.
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VOC executives will be held
on Sunday, Ocl. 23 at 7:30 at
the home of Dave Kennedy,
4021 W. 27th to discuss the
revised constitution. All members are requested to attend.
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OLEE CLUB rehearsal on
Thursday noon In HM 1. Complete attendance is required.
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rOREST CLUB will hold a
general meeting on Tuesday in
FG 100.
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FUS asks that any frosh having access to a 20-foot flat
truck4 which could be used for
the Homecoming Parade Nov.
5, please phone Don Currle at
AL. 1771-L.
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UN CLUB presents Dr. W.
C. Black of UBC and the Dept.
of Citizenship and Immigration, speaking on "Adaptation
of the New Canadian" in Arts
100 on Friday at noon,
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Vill present two German films:
"Unknown Architecture", and
"Old Masters". Dance, refreshments^—free — everybody welcome.
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present a film in HM2 on Friday at 12:30. All members are
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the Social Sciences Club on
Friday noon in Hut HM5.
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the Social Credit Club on Friday noon in Arts 208. Mock
parliament and other important matters to be discussed. All
members please attend.
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general meeting in projection
room of the library, Oct. 21,
Friday, 12:30. All members
please attend.
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meet Friday noon in Arts 104
to elect officers and to discuss
coming events concerning divorce and capital punishment.
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PRESBYTERIAN Students under the auspices of the
SCM present Rev. E. A. Johnson in Arts 102 at 12:30, Friday, Nov. 4, speaking to the
students about the Presbyterian Church in Canada,
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PSPA will hold an organizational meeting of the Convention Host Committee Friday at noon in the Brock Double Committee room. All interested in working on this
committee please attend.
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meet Friday noon in FG 100.
Film on Gold Coast.
fied. Mr. Roberts has been
Chairman of the UBC Development Fund for the past three
'years during which time over
$190,000 has been raised.
Furthermore, Mr. Roberts is
Vice-President of the "Friends
of UBC" and as such has become well known and liked on
the campus.
Roberts was also Secretary
to the Canadian Club for four
years, Secretary of the B.C.
Section, Canadian Bar Association for six years, and Public
Relations Chairman to the
Community Chest.
He is a member of the Met*
ropolitan Council for United
Church Extension, the Vancouver Board of Trade, and
the Lions Club, and he continuously helps to stimulate interest of these organizations in
the University.
The Great Trekker Award
is made annually by the Alma
Mater Society to a member of
the Alumni Association who
has "continued his interest in
the University . . . and made
an outstanding contribution to
the community, the University
and the student body."
Past recipients of the Award
have been Joe Brown, John
Buchanan, Arthur Lord, Phyllis Ross (now wife of the Lieutenant-Governor of B.C.), and
Dean Walter H. Gage.
Commenting on the Great
Trekker Award recipient for
this year, Dean Gage said Mr.
Roberts has made "an outstanding contribution of time and
energy on behalf of the University."
AMS Vice-President, Ron
Longstaffe, said voting for Roberts was "completely and unanimously in his favour."
Award will be presented by
Council on behalf of the student body at the beginning of
the annual Homecoming football game, Saturday, Nov. fk
Friday, October 21, 1955
The  PktyU  Centre
A Complete Photo Service"
Reception and Meeting Hall
Weddings and Portraits
School and Child Photography
Photo Finishing
Cameras and Supplies
Visit our Studios
and we will gladly solve your
Photographic Problems
"Everything Photographic"
2870 W. Broadway   -   BA 1952
Rebel' Rod Young
Ben Shek, one of seven
young Canadians to visit the
USSR this summer, will speak
on the campus at noon Friday
in FG 100.
Shek will speak on his impressions of this, his third trip
to Europe in tbe post war era.
He was leader of the delegation of 54 Canadians to the
Fifth World* Youth Festival
held in Warsaw, Poland, during the past summer. He then
went with six other Canadians
on a tour of the Soviet Union.
The delegates had widely varying ideological views, ranging
from Bill Vine, a Student
Christian Movement leader at
Queen's University, to Communist Ben Shek.
Mr. Shek was a candidate
in the June provincial elections in Ontario. He ls Toronto
secretary of the National Federation of Labour Youth and a
former editor of Champion, a
youth newspaper.
Maurice Rush, secretary of
the Vancouver LPP, scheduled
to speak on the campus this
week, is unable to attend due
to a sudden gall-bladder attack. He will speak on campus
later this year, LPP officials
Rod Young, fiery CCF rebel, will discuss "The Rights otj
Man" today at noon in Physics 201.
 .        Sponsored by the Civil Ll*
berties Union, the former mem*
ber of parliament will, be)
making his first campus ap*
pearance since his controvert
sial political speech more then
a year ago.
Young was elected Member
of Parliament for Vancouver'
Centre ln 1049 but was de-
fested by present inoumbent
Defense Minister Ralph Camp*
ney in 1953.
He Is a political independent J
and a long time worker in civil j
Don Fraser, a third year
Chemical Engineering student,
was elected president of University Radio Society for the
term ending April, 1950.
As part of his platform,
Fraser plans to re-institute
a series about life and happenings at UBC. These programs,
entitled "UBC Digest", will be
heard over fifteen radio stations throughout British Columbia, the Yukon Territories,
and Alaska.
The new president said:
"URS will be placing increased
emphasis upon the use of television programmes over British Columbia and Washington
TV stations to publicize events
at UBC.
Dr. John B. Roeeboroufh
2130 Western Parkway
Behind the Canadian Bank «f
University Boulevard
Phone ALma 9M0
548 Howe Street
MA. 4715
We make all knds of Gowns, Hoods, Suits and Topcoats
for Ladies and Gentlemen. In addition we alterate, refashion and convert Topcoats and Suits. All work done
on the premises.
Is the Principle of our Establishment
Ho says he does It by Steady Saving
at tho Bank of Montreal*
*The Bonk where Students' accounts ore warmly
Your Bank of the Campus  . .  .
In th* Administration Building
!       (Continued from Page 1)
Which states that amendments
to the USC constitution can be
disallowed only by a unanimous vote of Council was
This was to eliminate the
virtual power of veto which
the USC chairman formerly
held in such cases.
The issue of honorariums for
Student Council and Ubyssey
editors, which packed the meeting, brought forth heated comment before it was decisively
Rate Mair, Law 3, proposed
an amendment to the motion
giving one hundred dollar honorariums to the president and
secretary of all campus organizations.
Council president Bray
termed the amendment "frivolous". Mair replied, "The
amendment is no more frivolous than the whole motion.
Student Councillors and editors receive ample reward from
the prestige and experience
gained in their positions."
Minor amendments passed
without discussion extended
voting hours at Fort and
Acadia camps to include the
dinner hour, ended the fiscal
year one month earlier on May
31, and increased the Accident
Benefit Fund allocation fifteen
ceiits to sixty-five cents per
Student Court was given the
power to be sole interpreter
of the AMS constitution.
An amendment which Councillors claimed would increase
_ the effectiveness of Student
Court was defeated.
ROWING COACH Frank Reid thanks students for pewter
beer mugs presented to UBC's Henley team at the AMS
meeting Thirsday Reid reminds students: "Anything
worth doing is worth doing well. Tuum Est."
—Photo by John Robertson
HAPPY ROWERS pose with their mug-awards for Ubysesy
f photographer John Robertson. The crew, under coach
i   JH'tuik Reid  (centre)   were presented with pewter beer
mugs at the start of Thursday's AMS meeting in the Armoury. Team was given a rousing cheer from thousands
of students at the noon hour meeting.        (story on page 7)
Akesode,   Bray
Lead AMS  Day
"Money for nobody," was the tone of the emotion-packed
AMS meeting in the Armoury Thursday.
AMS day really was.
A for Akesode, M for Mair, and S for Sultan.
Ralph Sultan, leading his Engineers out en force, opposed
almost every issue up for debate.
Rafe Mair was for everything—especially honorariums
for everybody.
Alade Akesode spoke on every question but whether for
or against nobody knew—or cared.
While student speakers paraded up to the front to—as
council president Ron Bray said—"tg boo, one at a time,"
Ubyssey photographers paced up'and down like nervous cats.
One good shot they missed was Bray leaning forward aggressively, with gavel, typically, poised, in mid-air.
Meeting chairman Bray demonstrated his talen| for saying the words "against" and "carried" simultaneously for the
non-controversial issues but admitted "things are going to
slow down a bit" when the honorarium question approached.
When Akesode c§me up to speak for the (we lost count)
time, Bray mumbled "Try to keep it short" with very heavy
emphasis on the "try."
Couhcil members didn't bother to vote on  most  issue3
except Ron Longstaffe who yelled "yea" loudly for Ubyssey
honorariums and Al Thackray who shoted "nay" to increasing
petition signatures to 500.
Loudest cheer came when Law's Mair called his "money
for everybody" amendment "no more frivolous than the first
motion" to give council members a $100 honorarium each..
A deafening roar of approval greeted Don Jabour's barb
that "we should not have to bribe people to serve on council"
but when he announced he was really in favour of the $100
honorariums the resulting silence was even more deafening.
Students who stayed to the bitter end were perhaps hoping
Akesode would find something to say even on the very last
issue. Akesode did not disappoint them.
Students OK
WUS Aid To
Students voted at the general meeting Thursday to allow the World University Service Committee to contribute
part of its one dollar per student fee to WUS aid program
for underprivileged universities.
Formerly, the fee could be
spent only on scholarships. The
committee felt that under these
circumstances they were not
playing a full part in WUS
WUS provides money for
housing, health and other such
necessities to universities in
Japan, India, the Middle East
and Europe. UBC will now be
able to contribute its share to-
these projects.
Where    the —
Are    the    Girls?
There's a shortage of girls
on this campus right now—or
so it would appear.
Dance Club President Jim
Morgan reports there were six
girls taking a dance instruction
class at noon last Wednesday.
Number of boys present?
Sixty-three. Tsk, tsk. ■WE'RE   AGIN   IT
Longstaffe Calls
Redshirts 'Sheep
"The Engineers are a bunch of dull, unthinking, sheep"
according to student council vice-president Ron Longstaffe,
one of many students polled following Thursday's AMS general meeting.
Some slammed the redshirts
even harder.
Margie McNeill Arts 4,
termed them "a bunch of walleyed, bumbling dolts," while
Frank Sealy, Arts 1, and Alan
Jagdo, Arts 2, said they demonstrated the "mob madness
they are famous for."   :
Monte McKay, Applied
Science 3. did not agree with
critical artsmen
Said he: "Engineers at today's meeting were not voting
automatically." He added that
"We explained each situation
and told them what we did not
want to go through."
Fellow engineers Doug Craig
and a companion who refused
Report Ready
Delegates Ron Bray, Marcus
Bell, and. Ron Longstaffe will
report on the recent National
Federation of Canadian University ' Students convention
Monday noon in the Double
Committee room' upstairs in
the Brock.
Students interested in the
work of NFCUS may attend
the discussion of the Edmonton
The Monday meeting will be
the only verbal report of the
annual NFCUS convention.
to give his name thought the
meeting "did not accomplish
anything progressive."
A sober note was introduced
by gaddy Alade Akesode, Arts
4, who called for "a prayer at
the beginning of each meeting."
Says* Akesode: "It would remind everyone that it is not
Ron Bray but some greater
power that runs things."
Still hot about the honorarium isue were Leon Sharzan,
and Bob Way, both first year
Said Sharzan: "Student who
serve on council should not
have to be bribed."
Way thought council members "should not expect to be
Reason for voting against
honorariums was given by Engineer's McKay. He argued:
"There are no athletic scholarships, why should there be
scholarships for student council members?"
Law's reason for voting
against honorariums was demonstrated at the meeting.
University Clubs Committee
treasurer Dick Riopel stormed
out of the Armoury "bloody
mad" and "thoroughly disgusted" following the meeting. He
was amazed there was "no debate on students spending one
quarter of a million dollars for
a Brock extensionr" Riopel was
also "disgusted when the recommendations of the disciplinary committee were voted down
without one weighty argument
against -them."
WE ARE Sultan's little lambs, yes by great God Blotz we ams.  Sultan loves us, yes we
know, good old Sultan, jolly fine show. Anon. —Photo by Tom Spouse
Defeat Move
By  Ubyssey
A motion to eliminate faculty
editions of The Ubyssey was defeated at yesterday's general
Presenting the motion Editor-in-Chief Stanley Beck said
that The Ubyssey would continue to publish the Engineer's
edition which had become traditional on the campus.
But EUS president Ralph Sultan, speaking against the motion, said that "the Engineers
would hate to have such privileges forced upon them."
General feeling expressed by
speakers against the motion
was that it is the privilege of
a faculty to have some space
in the paper allocated to them
once a year.
Beck assured students that
The Ubyssey was willing to
publish features about the various faculties but wished to
reserve the right to decide
when and how they should be
In previous years editors
have had trouble with what
was judged to be inappropriate
and poorly-written copy submitted  by  some  faculties.
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337 West Pender* Street (Near Victory Square)
. Wonderful Bargains  in  Good  Reading
Wide Assortment. 1000's Sale Books
Sale Hours 9i00 a.m.—9:00 p.m.
"FATHER DIVINE" Ralph Sultan says "vote nay brethren" and Redshirts answer "yes God".
—Photo by Dennis Maze.
Engineers   feel   scholarships
are  for  the   birds.
*v 3p ff.
Whistler has a mother.
*        ff. ff.
"Sultan wants me for a sunbeam."
There   ought   to   be   a   law
against honorariums.
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SILVERSMITHS 'A literary Gem'
Friday, October 21, 1955
"We tried," said Prof. Earle
Birney, taking a copy from his
bookshelf,  "to  make  it  per-
The booklet was "Record of
Service in the Second World
War," edited by a board headed by Dr. Birney, printed by
Grant • Mann Lithographers,
•nd published by the University as a supplement to the
UBC Roll of Service displayed
ln the Memorial Gym.
• The booklet is a beautifully
designed and written tribute
to the military and civilian service of UBC men and women
in defence of freedom and their
You Promise To
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It is an editorial gem on the
University's top shell of literary accomplishments.
The octavo 48 pages are
bound in soft French grey covers with blue silver-flaked end
sheets. Typography, designed
by Robert R. Reid, is old style
Caslon and Garemond italics.
Contents include two-color
facsimiles of tbe World War II
Roll of Service hand-lettered
by Chuck Yip, and of a World
War I Roll hand-lettered by
Mrs. Sylvia Macintosh and
now being bound by the Uni*
versity library.
There are reviews of UBC's
war record by President Emeritus L. S. Klinck, President N.
A. M. MacKenzie, Dean S. N. F.
Chant, and stories on the wartime contributions of COTC,
UNTD, UAS, and various faculties and departments.
Over a thousand copies have
been printed for free distribution to next of kin of UBC war
dead, and to friends and benefactors of the University. Two
hundred copies are on sale at
the University Bookstore at
cost price, and more copies
may be available.
The gem has a flaw—a typo
on page 37 which should read
De-Gaussing instead of "De*
But even when this is cor*
slwlCBt e o o
"Arts '56
Every Saturday
ot the
Campus Headquarters For:
Varsity Shop
West 10th Avenue
D A B'rney   Browned Off
KeCOrd0ver Writing  Novel
Earle Birney, professor with the department of Englis
and well-known versatile writer on the campus, has pul
lished his second book and is "glad to see the end of it."
"Right now I feel brown<
off about writing novels," saj
Birney. He explained that I
was a great deal of labor witj
out much result.
Entitled   "Down   the   Lo
Table," his 300-page novel w|
take its place  on Vancom
bookstore    shelves    someti|
next month.
"It is an attempt to study
reasons why a man became
tangled   in   radical   activitl
during the depression," he sal
"A    McCarthy-like    investij
tion   proves   the   reasons
psychological and philosopk
al as well as economic."
The fictitious work is set|
Salt Lake City, Toronto
Vancouver.    Specifically,
picture   of  Vancouver  is
Skid Row and Cordova whs!
the life of unemployed sinl
men living in flats is empj
Birney's   first  novel,   "T|
vey", came out in 1949. He
also published  four books
his own, poetry and an ai
ology of Canadian verse. ~A{
ed to these  accomplishmer
he has given over 100 raj
talks and has written some [
radio plays.
At the present time, Bi
is   working   on   a   televisi
adaptation  of his  radio p|
"Damnation of Vancouver"
a Toronto studio. Last year
play was dramatized on C\
Wednesday night.
One of Birney's prime
bitions is to travel. Two yej
ago he went abroad on a $4(
fellowship   scholarship   whs]
he had opportunity to start
his novel.
"I would like to go back|
Mexico where I spent the si
mer," he said. "I'm taking
sons   in   elementary   Span|
this winter."
Birney teaches the only ere
ive writing class at UBC wh^
the students are given full
to try their hand at differs!
forms of writing. They wi
radio plays, television pla|
short stories, verse, and
obliged to hand in an assij
ment every ten days.
Birney said he had two f^
damental pieces of advice
give to prospective writ*
"Read and write". "Lots
reading, particularly conter
orary literature," he added. I
He said he noticed mar«
improvement in the qual
and quantity of student wj
rected,'seven years of time and
thousands of man hours of
work donated by Prof. Birney's
memorial committee will not
have made the service record
For, In spite of the devoted
labor of Chairman Birney,
Dean G. C. Andrew, Prof. B. C.
Binning, Roy Haines, Neal
•Harlow, Prof. H. T. Logan, Col.
J. F. McLean, Prof. E. Morrison, Prof. Stanley Read, Dr.
G. M. Shrum, Registrar Charles
Wood, and others, some already
mentioned, there are still blank
spaces in the Roll of Service.
No amount of research and
cross-checking has been able
to complete the record. Consequently, Dr. Birney is requesting visitors who view the
UBC Roll to jot down any
corrections or additions they
may have, in a photostatic
"memo" being readied for the
gym display.
Because it was impossible
to obtain full details about the
student veterans who came to
UBC after the war, the record
is being confined to those who
were enrolled in the University prior to and during the
The booklet honors "the
strong tradition of national,
and personal service which has
characterized the members of
this University since its inception," writes Dr. MacKenzie in
his foreword.
In Prof. Birney's words:
". . . blood as proud as theirs
will build a prouder world."
Players  Club
To  Present
New Comedy
"Hands Across the Sea," a
sophisticated comedy by Noel
Coward, will be presented by
UBC Players Club, next Tuesday noon in the Auditorium.
The play, involving the efforts of a society couple and
their blase friends to entertain
some colonists from Malaya,
stars Joan Nuttal and John
Maunsell in the leading roles.
It will be a full scale production with costumes and sets.
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Oregon State has once again challenged UBC oarsmen
a meet in Oregon for mid November. At stake will be the
[gg Cup which UBC has held for the past five years.
Coach Frank Read plans to	
se the Jayvee crew, who are
Western Junior Intercollegiate
Ihamplons, against the Oregon
With Jayvee crewmen  Don
|rnold, Dave Manson, Wayne
retty,   Dick   McClure,   Dave
Jebster, Bill McKerlich, Dave
lelliwell  and  Doug   Corbish-
|y returning and only stroke
|m Carney absent, the crew
ill have the benefit of some
kperience from last year.
Read    and    Jayvee    Coach
j>hnny   Warren   will,   in   all
fobability,    bring    a    stroke
sm the Varsity boat and as
ell, if the crew is not up to
mdard,    bolster   the   weak
|ots with Varsity members.
| Definite returning members
the Varsity are Doug Mc-
jnald, Tom Toynbee, Laurie
|est, Phil Keuber, Bill Hughes,
>b Wilson and Carl Ogawa.
jrman Zloklikovits has gradated leaving Capt. Mike Har-
j, Glen Smith and Ken Drum-
|ond as yet undecided as to
lether or not they will row
lis year.
j With   an   Olympic   year   in
|Ed Luskett's Varsity soccer
meets Mount Pleasant
bgion tomorrow at Powell
Ireet grounds in a battle of
le two Mainland Soccer
jague giants.
[At stake in the battle will be
1st place in the league. The
Ime is the top soccer attrac-
In in the city this weekend
Id a large crowd is antlci-
region   at  present   holds  a
point edge over the Birds
the standings. Both squads
undefeated to date in three
|irts but Varsity was held to
Iraw by Army and Navy in
ilr  second  outing.
!!oach Luckett has been put-
Ig his boys through twice
[ekly practice sessions in an
[errupt to overcome the Birds
[w starts of previous seasons.
The Thunderbirds will be at
[I strength with defenseman
Todd back in action after
linor leg injury to partner
Smith. The defense is the
|st in the league with the best
jls against average in the
Tor a change the Birds are
10 well up in the scoring
pe with  Fred Green   Bruce
idown,    and   Frank   Sealy
aring the brunt of the attack.
The once beaten UBC Chiefs
let   the   undefeated   South
11 Athletics on Sunday at
|nce  Edward Park.  This  is
fourth Mainland League
lirth Division start for the
The UBC squad ls given a
bd chance to top the Athletics
j the students are an explo-
team that hustles from
he to wire, A win would put
Chiefs in the thick of the
Inant scramble.
sight, both crews have been
practicing since early October.
Recognition .that rowing is returning as a major sport may
prompt many future oarsmen
to turn out in the spring for
a chance to go to California
with the crew.
If enough Frosh turn out, a
Freshman crew as well as a
Jayvee and Varsity will be
formed. This idea has been
furthered by the AMS boost
of the rowing grant to $1,000.
Compared with Washington's
grant of $90,000 it is insignificant but compared to UBC's
total Athletic budget it is magnificent.
Friday, October 21, 1955
ENJOYING great success ls
former Thunderbird coach Don
Coryell. Waikiki Don has lifted
Wenatchee Junior College
Knights from doormats to a
contending position in their
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Friday, October 21, 1955
Helping to give UBC an even break in the opening rugger action of the season last Saturday were the UBC Redskins who beat North Shore Seconds. Chiefs also .won but
Tomahawks and Braves went down to defeats.
Birds Testi.cUo^
Frank Gnup and his UBC Thunderbirds travel to Spokane for a Saturday date with the league-leading Whitworth
Pirates wi'.h mixed feelings.     	
Birds, tied for fourth place
in the seven team Evergreen
Conference, face a Pirate squad
that appears to be on its way
to duplicating its 1954 championship.
However, it is study trouble
and not the Pirates that is
Gnup's main worry. Four players are unable to make the trip
because of study schedules.
What is worse, all four are
regulars, and three are in the    jerry price, fullback Bill Bates
week whipped College of Puget
Sound 19-6' who had topped
Pacific Lutheran 14-12 in an
exhibition contest. PLC has in
turn taken the measure of UBC
by a 19-0 score.
Whitworth has a strong defense that has allowed only
two touchdowns in three
games. Offensively the league
leaders are led by quarterback
line where depth is lacking.
Both starting tackles, Dan
Lazosky and Kevin O'Connell,
are out as is end Bob Homola.
Heavy-duty halfback Jerry
Nestman will be occupied with
his medical studies.
Unless last minute reprieves
arc granted, Gnup will make
and halfback Warren Lashua.
Price is a smart signal caller.
and a fair passer with his favorite target left end Bob Bradner. Lashua is a fleet breakaway runner and also handles
the place kicking.
In   spite   of   all   the   cards
stacked    against    his    squad,
Tops   List
John McLeod, starry for-:
ward for the Thunderbird
basketball team in the past
three years, once again headed'
the list as selections began for
the new look UBC basketball
Coaches Pomt'rett and Mullins stated that seven others
were assured positions on one
of the three squads including
Gerald Mullin, Ed Pederson,
Norris Martin, Barry Drummond, Walter Stapleton, Lyall
Levy and Herb Forward.
Coach Pomfrett said that he
hoped the selections would be
completed by next Tuesday
giving the coaches three weeks
to get the teams in shape for
their first in a series of preseason exhibition games.
The Bird hoop coach had
plenty to say about the condition in which some of the potential players had reported.
He. warned that players who
had done some off-season practising had a great advantage.
wholesale changes in the line.    Frank Gnup maintains his ever
The biggest addition, weight-
wise at least, is 215 pound
guard Bob Samis. Three guards
and only one tackle were announced in the probable starting line-up, so Gnup will move
Samis to a tackle spot to partner Roy Jokanewich. Starting
at guards are Oscar Kreutziger
and Jerry O'Flanagan.
Regulars Ron Stewart and
Buzz Hudson will be at center
and right end respectively. Bud
McFarlane will replace Bob
Homola at left end. Frank
Gnup has just about cleared
his bench of linemen to field
a .starting seven.
The Bird backfield is In
much better shape. With the
exception of Nestman, it is intact. Calling the signals will
be Ian Stewart, while Al Ezzy
will be at fullback. The sparkplugs of Birds newly found
offense that stunned Western,
Bruce Eagle and Don Spence,
will start at the halves.
The Thunderbirds could not
have picked a tougher opponent for their attempt to run
their win streak to two in a
row. The unbeaten Pirates last
optimistic outlook. Although
he will make no predictions,
he says his boys may have quite
a surprise in store for the
This is the last away game
for the Thunderbirds with the
two remaining Evergreen Conference games for the Birds
scheduled at home. Next week
the Gryjpmen will host the
third place College of Puget
Sound Loggers.
The winless Central Washington Wildcats provide the opposition for the Birds as they
close out their schedule.
The final game will also be
the annual UBC Homecoming
game, It was in a homecoming
game in 1951 against Central
that the Birds last won a conference contest before defeating Western Washington last
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The Varsity Chiefs, the team which Albert Laithwaite
calls "one of the most mobile teams I've ever coached," will
tangle with North Shore All-Blacks at Brockton Oval Saturday.
Both teams feature a wide-
open, hustling style of play,
and if the Brockton-pitch is in
good shape, the match should
be a real crowd-pleaser.
Varsity will have the same
hard-driving forwards and
snappy back line in action this
Saturday that amassed a stunning total of 29 points against
Meralomas at Connaught last
The coaches are especially
pleased with the performance
of scrum-half Ted Hunt. Max
Howell, a former member of
the Australian Wallabies, says
that for his money, Hunt is the
best rugby player in Vancouver.
Aside from Hunt, Peter Tynan showed great promise in
his first Varsity game. The former St. Georges' star turned
in a sparkling game at scrum
Laithwaite has been able to
fill the gap left by the graduation of speedy John Newton,
who now plays -for Rowing
Club. Trackmen Doug Clement
and Bob Hutchison have been
showing their heels to all including their own team.
Max Howell's Braves, who
last week absorbed a 22-5 shellacking from Kats, will oppose
the UBC third team, the Tomahawks, on the Aggie field. The
22-5 score looks bad on paper
for the Braves, Bell-Irving Cup
winners last year, but Coach
Howell was quite pleased with
the Braves' showing.
Kats had already played a
couple of games, while tbe
Braves were making their debut, and Howell thinks it unlikely that they will be beaten .
again ihis year, even by the
Redskins, the only Second
Division team at UBC to emerge
victorious from last week's
tests, will play Ex-Brit's seconds behind the Memorial
There may be some shuffling
of players between the Tomahawks and the Redskins in order to strengthen the Tommies.
There are also rumors that
there will be a fifth team, probably called the "Papooses",
composed - mainly of Frank
Gnup's football boys, which
will enter Second Division
play after Christmas.
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