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The Ubyssey Feb 25, 1960

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No. 52
The persons responsible  for the most  recent instance of
vandalism   in  the Brock  will  definitely   be   prosecuted,   said
AMS President Peter Meekison Wednesday.
They will  also- face the pos-
Chaos Reigned at the
UBC Mock Parliament
Trivial parliamentary procedure objections, inattention and
numerous coffee breaks dominated UBC's model parliament
during its three day sitting in
Brock Lounge.
If this is an indication of the
way our government in Ottawa
operates it is a wonder that our
country is functioning as well
as it is.
The Liberals, who formed the
government this year, were constantly being heckled by the
Conservative minority. Conservative, Terry O'Brian, with his
faithful volume on parliamentary procedure, seemed determined to prevent the orders of
the day from being carried out.
He and his Tory friends even
went so far as to leave the house
for an hour on Tuesday because
one of their members had been
given a one hour suspension for
conduct unbecoming a member
of parliament.
The expelled member later
received a full apology from the
government. This apology was
given to humor the opposition
and thus expediate the business
of the house.
On Tuesday, the Liberals
White Papers on Defence and
Trade were carried through
without amendments. This was
an indication of the complete
dictatorship that a majority
party posesses. This year for the
first time in the history of mock
parliament, the party with the
most votes was given 41 of the
80 house seats. The other 39
seats were distributed amongst
the remaining four parties.
On Wednesday, the CCF
squeezed through a bill providing for the establishment of centres for the treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts.
The two other private members bills presented by the Socreds and Tories were defeated.
Th Conservatives proposed an
amendment to the BNA Act,
making  New  Brunswick,  Mani-
toba and Ontario bi-lingual.
The Socreds, who seem to be
running out of give-away material, proposed the annexation
of the Yukon to B.C.
That two-ring circus known as
the joint council meeting gives
its first performance next Monday.
This is the time of year when
the outgoing and incoming councils, get together to appoint the
most important student officials.
The most important positions
open are those of Co-ordinator
of Publications, Public Relations
Officer and Editor of the Ubyssey. These are the three nonvoting positions on Council.
The Co-ordinator of Publications is the business manager
for all student publications
(Ubyssey, Totem, Tuum Est,
Bird Calls, Raven, Pique, etc.)
He also attends all council meetings and enters into the discussion,  although he has no vote.
He also serves on various
Council committees. This year,
for example, Jim Horsman, present Pub Coordinator has sat on
the Brock Planning and' Development Committee which is engaged in planning a new student
union building.
The Public Relations Officer
is responsible for all AMS publicity off-campus. At present she
(Marilyn Bernard) is sending
news releases to local newspapers throughout the province.
Besides handling Public Relations, the PRO does some Students' Council work. This year,
Miss Bernard served as a member of the Alumni Committee
and the Publicity Committee, as
well as acting: liaison between
Radsoc and Council.
The Editor-in-chief of the
Ubyssey is responsible for
everything that appears in the
Ubyssey. He must run the paper
and answer for anything that is
printed in it.
Besides being a newspaper
mogul. Editor Kerry White has
served on several Council committees this year. He is a member of the Publicity Committee.
There are also twelve important non-council posts to be
filled. They  are as follows:
3. High     School     Conference
4. Leadership   Conference
5. Frosh Retreat chairman.
6. Academic Symposium chairman.
7. Library Committee chairman (for quiet in the library)
8. Special Events Committee
2. Chairman of the UBC World
University Services committee.
1. Chairman of the local
NFCUS committee.
9. Editor of Totem.
(continued   on  page   S)
sibility of being suspended from
the university. (Ed. note: Assuming that  they  are  students.)
The damage was inflicted in
the Brock Extension Tuesday
night. Two paintings were
smeared with red paint and the
windows in the east wall of the
College Shop were splashed
with  red  and white paint.
The RCMP were called in
Wednesday morning. Constable
Ken Robinson is handling the
investigation. Anyone having
pertinent information is asked
to contact Constable Robinson
at RCMP headquarters or President Meekison at the AMS offices.
It was discovered Wednesday
morning that red paint drippings led to the club room used
by El Circulo and the German
Club. A pot containing the red
paint used and an empty rum
bottle were found inside. The
room has been closed pending
a decision on the matter by the
Brock  Management Committee.
The damaged pictures are
Tangled Undergrowth by Gordon Smith (only slightly damaged) and The Shawl by Jack
Markell (thoroughly smeared
with red paint).
Both paintings are insured for
$300. The Shawl cost $300 and
was bought with AMS funds.
The other painting was a gift
from MacLean's Magazine to the
student body.
The vandals apparently smeared red paint on the paintings
and the windows with their
hands and then took a brush and
inscribed the words TSINUM-
MOC and KNURD on the windows in v/hite. (Communist and
drunk  spelled backwards.)
When they finished there they
apparently left by way of a fire
escape at the rear of the Brock.
Paint marks were found on the
panic bar of the escape door
at the end of the hall beside the
College Shop and on the fire
escape outside.
Constable Robinson and a finger-print expert carried on their
investigation throughout the
morning. Robinson reported
that they were unable to find
finger- prints that would definitely aid them. There was no
evidence of illegal entry.
They did su«:eed in pin-pointing the time at which the damage was done Pre-med Soc member Chris Eades stated that he
saw nothing unusual when he
left the area at 11:00 Tuesday
Judy Jack    1159
Del Warren     873
Patience Ryan    1000
James Papsdorf      886
Mir Huculak     513
Night Proctor Ian MacKenzie
declared that he had discovered
the paint on the College Shop
windows at 11:15. Therefore the
time of the act is established at
11:00 to 11:15 Wednesday night.
President Meekison was
shocked and disgusted to think
that UBC students could stoop
to such childish behavior. He is
determined to catch and prose- •
cute the culprits. "Such vandalism must be checked," he said.
This is not the first time that
the paintings in the Brock Link
have been involved in police action. Last year one was stolen,
and three years ago three canvasses were slashed.
Meekison felt that this was
a case of one (or a few) students
ruining the property of the student body as a whole.
An interesting side-light to
the investigation is the report
by Chris Eades that he had seen
red paint smeared in the men's
lavatory in the basement of the
Brock Extension before he left
at 11 p.m. This was ostensibly
before the vandalism was committed.
'tween classes
Allan Neil, jazz pianist, will
offer the "Beat and Hipster"
image of of man, today at 12:30
in Bu 204.
On Friday, the final event
will be Mr. Watson Thomason,
UBC English Department, speaking on the image of man from
the "Humanist" point of view.
In Hillel House (directly behind
•ji i>fl »ji
Presents Dr. Ford from the
G. F. Strong Research Lab, who
will speak on "The Place on
Burobiology in the Field of Arthritis." Fri., Feb. 26, Wesbrook
100 at 12:30. Everyone welcome.
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A genera] meeting of the association has been called for
Feb. 25 for the purpose of revising the constitution. A copy
of the proposed constitution is
available for inspection in the
=elu> room. c,
I.H. Presents a film about
present day India, "Parwama".
This film, starring an Indian cast
and with its original sound
track—no English subtitles—
will be shown Friday at 8:30
Admission is free.
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Jazz Week Events: Today —■
Panel discussion "The Necessity
for Progress in Jazz", Bu. 212,
noon; tomorrow—Eleanor Collins with the Al MacMillan
Trio, Aud. 25c.
(continued   on   page  8)
Thursday, February 25, 1960
Authorized as second class mail by Post Office Department, Ottawa
Published three times a week throughout the University year in Vancouver
to the Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society. University of B.C.
Editorial opinions expressed are those of the Editorial Board of The Ubyssey
•Old not pecessarily those of the Alma Mater Society or the University of B.C
"telephones: Editorial offices, AL. 4404; Locals, 12, 13 and 14;
Business offices, AL. 4404; Local 15
Ediior-ih-CKief:R. Kerry White
Associate Editor Elaine Bissett
Managing Editor Del Warren
News Editor John Russell
C:u;p; Editor - Irene Frazer
Club's Editor - , Wendy Barr
Features Editor Sandra Scott
Head Photographer Colin Landie
Photography Editor Roger McAfee
Typists:  Mary  Lou  Connachie,   Barbara  Fletcher,
and Unknown.
Dear Sir:
I was extremely pleased to receive your letter in which
you expressed your interest in the election of our student
government. Your letter is further proof to your many followers of your unceasing battle with the forces of evil and corruption that are wont to drag our democratic institutions into
the tjhe depths of perdition. It is for this reason, sir, that I
know you will be very distressed to learn that these forces
were in evidence during the last three weeks at our university.
A very curious phenomenon seems to take place when
positions pi importance and influence are opened for nom-
hftatioB. Some people are completely transformed in character
vd»ea the campaign begins. Something akin to fear takes hold
oft them 4nd they resort to cowardly practices that are commonly found among fascists and the like. They cheat, lie,
spread) malicious stories, and in short use every foul means
to insure their election.
©f course, this practice is more evident among campaign
ntanagers and other supporters than the candidate himself.
TJie reason for this is obvious: the candidate must remain
.aloof from the dirt his followers, grovel in—lhe must remain
a shining example to his electorate. But let the race get very
tight, aad he too will lower his standards.
You are no doubt aware, sir, that the above is only one
type of corruption that can be found in most "democratic"
institutions, and our elections certainly did not lack examples
of the other types. The elections committee, originally set up
to administer the mechanics of the elections without prejudice,
drafted a rather detailed set of rules and yet were unconcerned
when these rules were broken. When they did enforce a par-
tifc'iiteiB rule, they did: so with discrimination. A rule might be
retexed for one candidate and then tightened for another. Sir,
tKeise people obviously need guidance—they need to be told
what rules are for; they need to be told that a rule should not
be made unless it is going to be universally enforced. When
these people are approached and asked about the infraction of
a" certain rule they calmly reply that the rule in question is
either a 'minor' one or that it was simply meant to serve as a
"guide". What is a 'minor rule'? Is it a 'guide' for a friend
and a 'rule' for an undesirable?
The most regrettable aspect of the corruption was that
it was also manifested in the one group in our Society which
should have remained completely neutral—the council. Some
of these influential people used their power to dissuade prospective candidates when the election of a friend was threatened. And when these same councilors formed the major part
of the election committee, you can see the truly deplorable
state we were in.
I must hasten to add, however, that many councilors and
other election officers made sincere attempts to encourage
candidates and to keep the election honest. And while their
efforts were not too effective, they at least demonstrated that
there is some hope left. But if politics are pitiful at our level,
is it any wonder that national politics are so rotten?
If I wasn't so disguested with it all, I might suggest some
constructive measures those in power might take to alleviate
the situation in future years. They might, for example, abolish
all those ridiculous rules which they know they, cannot possibly enforce. Rules like those limiting campaign publicity
should be deleted from the list. If this was done, the dirt might
come, to the surface for all to see—back stabbing might become obsolete. There are some rules, however, that tr»e committee should obviously keep and strictly enforce. An excellent
'example is the eligibility rule. A candidate should be required
to obtain a written statement from the registrar's office stating
that he or she is or is not eligible. This statement should then
be presented to the committee by a certain time and if it is not,
then the candidate should automatically be declared ineligible.
If candidates were allowed to campaign to the best of their
ability, the elections might become interesting and thus eliminate dangerous acclamations. These, sir, are just some of the
suggestions I might make if I thought anyone would be interested.
' At any rate, I know I can rest assured that you at least
WilJ never tire in your efforts to make democracy truly democratic. It is for this reason that I shall ever remain, sir,
Your most obedient &c.
Nominations are now open
for the position of Editor-in-
Chief of the UBYSSEY. Applications for this position
must be posted on the bulletin
board in the UBYSSEY office
not later than 12:30, Friday,
Feb.  26.
I would suggest that intellectual development is the
time-honored tradition which
distinguishes a university.
The engineers, however,
seem to be labouring under a
misconception. They seem to
regard horse-play and licentiousness as a necessary and
vital part of the university tradition. When a student enters
engineering he becomes to believe that it is his duty to harass, intimidate, and in some
way to 'rouse" the campus.
Certainly outbreaks of foolery are to be expected when
the pressure of studies becomes
too great. These eruptions are
justifiably excused on the
grounds that students are not
themselves (i.e. temporarily
irresponsible). But the engineers' deeds are seldom spontaneous outbursts, as anyone who
has witnessed their forced hilarity and enthusiasm will testify. It seems correct therefore
to assume that engineers are
constantly in an irresponsible
state of mind—which is to say
they are Child-like.
What about it engineers. Is
there any explanation for your
act other than a child-like lack
of restraint and desire for attention? Please, don't be stupid
enough to believe that you are
performing a necessary or desirable part of University life.
Ais for Mr. Rebagliate's letter, I would say he has passed
judgment on himself. Not
much courage or wit is necessary to insult a woman.
P. R. Strachan.
The Editor,
Dear Sir:
With regards to your article
("Student Wages Council
Slash") on my brief to the Haskins Commission, I would like
to clarify a few points.
The idea of an assembly had
already been brought up by
Don North. My main idea, however, was the Speaker of the
Assembly and his responsibilities and powers. The Speaker
would be elected by the Assembly and would be its chairman. He would be a member
of the Executive Council and
would have the responsibility
and power of referring any
important issue to the Assembly, which would meet weekly. Since he would have such
power over decisions, he would
have to remain in the perman
ent confidence of the Assembly. This could be achieved by
restricting his term of office
to one month. If he acts to the
satisfaction of the Assembly,
he will be re-elected. If he does
not, then he should not remain
in office.
On the other hand, he would
be responsible for retaining all
minor issues within the Executive Council, which being a
small body would be able to
make such decisions without
any great loss of time.
The great burden of work,
in which the Student Council
is now involved, could be referred to a greater extent to
committees, which would receive directions from the respective executive members.
By the way, I did not say that
the chief justice would be a
member of the Executive. By
no means. He should be as detached as possible. The Judicial Executive Member, however, would be a member of
the Student Council, thus
establishing a link between the
two bodies.
This system may perhaps not
be quite as efficient as the
present one is But it would
certainly be more popular.
There would be more students,
participating' in committee
work. Issues of a comparatively   large  assembly   are   more
likely to become subject to discussion on the campus. It is
apathy we are fighting, and
this is one way. Lastly, this
system would also be more
Mind you, I am "urging"
nothing, I am merely suggesting,
Peter Penz
The Editor,
Dear  Sir:
Whyizzit that every year the
Redsheet is published and the
Engineers' pep meet takes
place, Artsmen raise a storm
with regards to the moral
standards of Redsheet and
Pepmeet. Tnese Artsmen outwardly profess great disgust
for these events, yet many of
them are caught trying to
sneak into the Pep meet and
hordes of them fight for a precious copy of Redsheet. The
only conclusion we can come
to is: that Artsmen secretly enjoy Redsheet and would give
anything to get into the Pepmeet. A good example of this
was publicized by the 2nd year
Arts girl who outwardly condemned the Pepmeet; actually
she enjoyed every minute of,
it and wrote the letter to save
R. Hallisey
1st Apl.Sc.
If you're without a summer
ob, register this week with
the Personnel Office.
Students from the faculties
of Engineering, Pharmacy,
Medicine, Social Work, Nursing, Home Ec, Commerce,
Agriculture, Forestry and
Architecture may register at
noon today in Engineering
Chance for Arts, Physical
Education and Education will
come Friday noon in Arts
Students may also register
during office hours at the Personnel Office, Hut M6.
(continued from page 4)
Austrian: Thus you have no
2nd Russian: One is afraid of
1st Russian: You are right.
But I'd like to make one earnest
request: that you don't ask~ us
questions about things that are
generally known.
Austrian: But What is your
1st Russian: Please, don't
force me to say something which
might endanger me later. You
know about everything yourself.
Let's not discuss it any more.
Austrian: But you admit that
you have no freedom.
1st Russian: (to the interpreter) Please explain to him that
I have gone as far as I can possibly go in giving him an affirmative answer to his question.
It should be clear by now.
After this exchange, the Austrian extended his hand to the
Russian. The Russian took it in
both of his and pressed it for
an extra long time. His eyes filled. The second Russian, who
had stood by, his face expressionless, turned around and
went over to the table where
the magazines and books lay.
Austrian: Yes, now I understand what you mean.
1st Russian: ( to interpreter)
Tell them that we are guests
here, are members of an official delegation and must behave
accordingly. If we, as individuals, should do something
wrong, we beg your pardon and
will try to avoid it in the future.
Unfortunately, we cannot do
things that are beyond our control.
2nd Russian: (approaching
again) Come P . . . ! It's time for
us to go.
The entire group left the
booth but a young Hungarian
who had been listening joined
the conversation. He requested
that the interpreter ask the first
Russian his opinion on the Hungarian revolution. Before the
interpreter could translate the
question,    the    second    Russian
looked around anxiously and
suggested they all move away
from the information booth.
He started off and the others
followed. Some 30 meters away,
the group stopped and the interpreter translated the question.
1st Russian: Our opinions can
be entirely different on this
question. I live in Moscow, he
lives in Vienna. Thus, we observed the situation from different
places and heard different points
of view. I probably don't know
the situation as well as he; thus
my opinion might not coincide
with his.
Hungarian: But I would still
like to know what your opinion
is. Was that right — what was
done to  the Hungarian people?
1st Russian: (after deliberating) I requested that we not
discuss generally known problems.
With this, he extended his
hand to the Hungarian.
The Russians said good-bye,"
wrapped their books in the Russian newspapers they had
brought with them, and left.
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38 articles of lasting interest
plus a long condensed book. Thursday, February 25, 1960
The Students' Council for 1959-60 held its last meeting as a
council Monday night.
The- present Council will merge with the incoming Council
for meetings February 29 and March 7 and will then dissolve.
This is the time of year, then, when all good columnists review the outstanding events which have occurred during the year.
All the decisions that were made in the hallowed chambers
where the Council meets this year were not praise-worthy.
The haggling that went on ad nauseam in the council chambers was less than brilliant. Rules were made but nobody gave a
darn whether tiiey were enforced or not.
Some improvement his been made, however—albeit extreme
ly slowly. The Proctor has been given power to keep people from
eating in the Brock, and this has helped the situation already.
Gambling has also been dealt with in a sort of haphazard manner. Some gamblers were caught last week and may be brought
before Students' Court if the Vice-President doesn't get soft-hearted
and if the authorities ever get around to it.
The biggest reason for hope is the Desciplinary Revision Committee that was set up a few weeks ago under the Chief Justice
of the Students' Court, Laurie Pears. The committee will produce
a report some time in the next two weeks.
It is hoped that a more efficient method of enforcement will
be set up and, also, that the process of prosecution will be made
more expeditious. This observer especially hopes that the onus of
enforcement will be removed from the shoulders of Students' Council and even from the students in general if possible.
We feel that Students' Council should make the rules, and
.that Students' Court should try the cases and that neither should
fee saddled with enforcement.
* * *
THE PROBLEM of co-ordinating AMS events and other
functions for AMS members not sponsored by AMS has been prominent this year. As is usual with Students' Council, a committee was
set up to study the problem.
As is not usual with Students' Council, the committee had
its recommendations drawn up and ready for submission to Council within two weeks. Hurrah for the Madden Committee on Co-
The report contains two important recommendations. The
first is "that the Co-ordinator be allowed to refuse bookings, ever*
though space is available, if he feels that the proposed function
cnflicts with the over-all activities of the campus."
* * *
The female sailing team members were refused the righl
to represent the university last week by MAC. '.
The National Employment Service will begin taking applications for summer jobs today.   They are now set up on campus.
Aggies-Home Ec. beat Engineers-Nurses in the Sadie Haw-
jkins Day leap frog race.   The day netted over $150.
The general membership of Radsoc is unhappy with the
HEfictatorlal methods of its executive.
' p The council meeting was often punctuated by the roll of!
aistant thunder Monday night. It turned out to be the Mock Parliamentarians banging on their tables.
1- Speaking of thunder, a dog wandered into the council cham
bers Monday and tried to take over the President's chair. The
fcoup was prevented by student discipline chairman Pete Haskins,
who led him out.
Cinema 16 was finally guided back into the filmsoc fold by
Si councillor working behind the scenes; and this councillor was
riot the one responsible for clubs.
Council never did take a stand. They outlawed the group
jand when they found that it did not intend to die quietly they
found a way to legalize it.
* * *
COUNCIL HAS MADE five noteworthy contributions to the
rfeampus this year. They inaugurated a Fiesta as a spring function.
They obtained the NFCUS Seminar for UBC for next fall. They
jiare revising the discipline set-up and the co-ordination set-up. They
fiave revived the Student Employment Committee. All these are
important achievements.
The Election Committee has had its share of inefficiency,
They seem to follow the motto: "Rules are made to be
Here's a suggestion that might help solve the problem of
candidate eligibility that muddled the third slate. Why not have
ia printed eligibility form that must be signed by the registrar and
turned in to the secretary with the nomination form?
* * *
EARLY IN THE YEAR. Cinema 16 caused the Council a
great deal of trouble. Arguments dragged out over five meetings
jand, finally, the group was declared illegal. By that time, though
it was operating under the auspices of various other groups. It
■continued its underground activities through the first term and
finally rejoined filmsoc in January.
The other complaint concerns World Refugee Year contri
butions. USC claims that the Engineers have not been thanked
for a contribution of $500. Pete Haskins, liaison for NFCUS and
WUSC on Council, claims that this was the result of a mix-up between the two groups.
WUSC also wins the prize for the most unintelligible minutes on a regular basis for 1959-60.
Council's ignorance on the activities of both these groups
stems to some extent from the fact that the Council liaison seems
often to be in the dark.
The Student Library Committee seems to have been bitten
by the inefficiency bug, also a campaign for quietness in the Library that was to start some weeks ago has not yet materialized.
The reason: printed material has not been delivered. The solution: pick it up yourself.   Come on, Library Committee.
# * *
The other major point is designed to guard this power
against abuse. It states that any group that is refused space may
appeal the Co-ordinator's decision to the Brock Management Committee and from there may appeal further to the Students' Council (unless the decision of the Brock Management Committee was
unanimous; in which case the permission of the Vice-President is
necessary before appeal may be made to Council).
Good work, men.   This action should go a long way to solve
co-ordination problems.
* * *
WUS (World University Services) committees seem to have been
arather incompetent.
Recently, NFCUS has come in for two complaints, both from
USC. NFCUS had, apparently, agreed to co-chair the recent blood
drive along with a USC sub-committee. USC claims that NFCUS
-gave them little or no aid.
Whereas the honored and renowned Freshmen Undergraduate Society doth desire to
further their already well-proven rhetoric talents and virility by herewith formally
challenging those dirty, low-down, sneaking, lazy creeps (otherwise known as the EUS
(Evidently Undermature Slobs) to try and prove that they do have something
to be proud of.    N.B. This type of duel is called a debate.
Topic: Resolved that Lady Godiva suffered from sexual insecurity.
Positions:   FUS—affirmative
Date: Wednesday, March 2 at 12:30
Place: Buchanan Plaza
Voting will 1>e done by the students, all of whom will serve as judges and adjudicators *o the proposed debate.
It appears that the Engineers
are unable to back up the reputation for purity and chastity
doubtfully held by the Engineer's patron saint, Lady Godiva.
The challenge, to a debate resolving that "Lady Godiva suffered from sexual insecurity,"
has been shamefully evaded by
the Engineering Undergraduate
EUS representatives told
Frosh Treasurer Peter Penz, that
the engineers were still recovering from the aftermath of Engineering Week, and that they
could not "get any one to debate
on the topic."
Shameful!     Wretched!,     that
those who boast of drinking
forty beers cannot argue thetf
cause for forty minutes. ;
FLASH! It has just Jsieen disclosed by Bill Rodenchuclc, rtb-
torious EUS President, that 4he
E-ngineering team; might tackle
the debate if at all POSSIBLE.
Excuses, we get excuses!
Despite our ever present
rain, U.B.C. co-eds have this
past year shown an increasing
awareness of the rules of good
grooming. This year has seen
the virtual disappearance of
bobby socks and unco-ordinated
outfits. The girls are wearing
well tailored clothes marked by
the appearance of nylons and
squat heels or stylish suede
Large tote bags, which hold
lunches, books, extra shoes or
rubbers contributed" to the
smart over-all appearance and
that added security of knowing
that you haven't left anything
Geometric or abstract designs
are very prevalent this year,-
especially in the soft, full un-
pleated shirtmaker dresses.
Sleeves this year are of the
large Gibson girl style.
Wide collared suits are the
vogue, accentuated in many
cases by braid trim.
Hats are large, lampshadish
or cream puffy.
Three piece separates are also
popular . . . light weight wools,
tweeds and silks for spring ensembles.
Beautiful pastels colours . . .
mauves, blue, pinks.
Hemlines are still up
and see for yourself.
Among the lovely fashions
being shown this year by
Eaton's, are a wide and varied
hue of colours. Pretty pastels
with smartly contrasting black
and white geometrical designs,
print paisleys all are evident in
the clothes to be displayed in
fhe two showings this Thursday
at 12:30 and at 8 p.m. Some of
the clothes to be featured are
as foHows:
Wedding party: a loveiy prbl-
eess line ballerina length gown,
four tiered lace with a scaljoped
neckline. Bridesmaids dresses
reflect the style of the, fefidpl
gown and are of palest piak
fabric. The fcride will not toe
carrying  a  groom.
The newest of pastel colours,
a pale violet, will be shown in
slim jims with a paisley over-
j The slim line will be emphasized in a pert black and white
check raincoat complimented
with a stylish black rain hat
that can be puffed out into several different styles ... a truly
different millinery creation.
OTTAWA Feb. 19 (CUP) —
The 13,859 university students
who believed 150 of their Hungarian counterparts were to be
executed may have been justified, according to the latest report by the International Commission  of Jurists.
In a letter to NFCUS, E. S.
Kozera, administrative secretary
of the commission stated, "...
although there is absolutely no
conclusive proof that these
youths have been executed,
there is reason to believe that
the story is not unfounded."
However, Mr. Kozera pointed
out that the Hungarian government still denies that any such
executions took place.
Last fall students from seven
universities signed petitions
which stated, "We hereby ask
Premier Khruschev to use his
influence to have the lives spared of the young men, and women who participated in the
19 5 6 Hungarian revolution,
thereby demonstrating the sincerity of his plea for world
The universities which signed
were: Memorial, 373; McMaster,
478; OAC-OVC, 1,089; Queen's
1,364; Western, 1,491; Toronto,
3,079; and UBC, 5,985.
Mr. Kozera referred to a BBC
broadcast to Hungary January
28 which claimed that the 150
had been recently executed.
"There is reason to believ that
the account of the various executions, and apparently the ISO
were not executed at one time,
but in groups, has some basis in
TH E      U B Y S S E Y
Thursday, February 25, I960
"We Want To Read Pasternak"
It is generally known that the
Soviet authorities have always
aimed at creating a new type
of human being, a Soviet man.
Specifically Communist propagandists and educational methods are being used to achieve
this. These methods are accompanied by coercion, threats, and
violence and involve a complete
remodeling of the younger generation. We have good reasons
to assert that these methods
have not yet proved successful.
Instead, they have contributed
to the creation of a dual personality in youth, a development
the Communists hardly expected.
The first personality is an extrovert, representative and formal; the second an introvert,
taciturn, but genuine. The latter suppresses his feelings and
thoughts and tries to conceal his
'.''■ pains; and .miserie's..The individual is forced to be unassuming
,and to 'adopt himself, at least
L Oititwardlyj; to the system...,. ._-';
This '"dual personality'* ' is
thoroughly characteristic of con-
:- "temporary SbViet man and the
younger generation especially.
This type of individual is formed as a result of the contradictions within Communist ideology. It is the result of a long
period of living under a state
order Where subjective personalities "must", but cannot
"wish" nor "want".
When the individual doesn't
adapt, the order is handed down
to destroy him, physically or
psychologically. There is no
middle road. We should like especially to point out that one
can get a true' picture of today's
feoviet youth only by observing
it in the light of these facts, by
knowing its mentality and psychology, by becoming intimately
acquainted with its life and suffering.
Many   youths   from   the ^non-
Communist   world   were   provi-
. ded an opportunity to do this during  the World  Youth  Festival
in Vienna.
Although it was a Communist
invention an  a purely Commu
nist propaganda  theater,  it was
held in a free country for the
- first time and the extrovert personality of Soviet youth was ex-
, posed   to  some   scratching   and
?< pjtobing:. The'" opportunity   was
*■'" no" less propitious for the young
Hyisifors from the Soviet  "paradise''' to become acquainted with
a land of true freedom and genu-
< ine* democracy.
We, the young emigres from
the USSR, thus had the opportunity to strengthen our conviction that the above-mentioned
educational methods had failed.
We were able to contact the second genuine personality despite the many barriers erected
by Soviet overseers.
These young people no longer
believe in the building of Communism itself as an ideal, they
are dissatisfied with the prevailing conditions and are conscious of the fact that in isolation, they have no freedom and
won't have so long as Bolshe
vism exists.
Our convicitons, that millions
of Soviet young people would
like to support us in the struggle
with Communist dictatorship
for men's minds if they had the
opportunity, was upheld. We
speak in the name of these like-
minded young people in the
homeland, even though the Soviet regime sees to it that they
are* not provided opportunities
to cooperate with us. We de not
speak only in the name of the
several thousand young people
in exile.
The Soviet delegation to the
Festival numbered 916 according to One official Soviet source.
In addition; several hundred
tourists from the Soviet Union
were in Vienna during the Festival period. It is clear that the
tourists and delegates were most
carefully selected. They were—
or so the Soviet authorities
thought at least reliable people.
As far as we were able to determine, the principal mission of
the so-called "tourists" was to
support the Festival in every
way possible.
One characteristic example
confirming the existence of the
dual personality was a short
discussion between two young
delegates from Moscow and several Austrian students at the
Junges Leben information booth
at Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna on the fifth day of the Festival, July 29, 1959.
A member of our organization
was also present and served as
interpreter. The two young Russians, allegedly students of the
University of Moscow, stopped
in front of the information booth
and began to read the Open Letter to Soviet Youth posted on
the window. An Austrian student went out and invited them
inside. The Russians cast apprehensive glances about them and
then,   sure  that  they  were not
Fort  Camp  is like  agar-agar:
a culture medium for the growth
and development of some three
hundred  female and  five  hundred male organisms. These organisms are in almost continual
contact   with   one   another,   an
environmental   factor  which   is
certain  to affect  their  maturation. Their diet is similar, they
. communicate easily, they socialize,   and  in general,   develop a
healthy,. intelligent attitude  toward  one   another.   Regardless
of   colour   or  background,   any
' foreign   bodies   are   assimilated
readily   and   they   inject   new
quality. and   vitality   into   the
.colony.  They  are accepted  for
; thefrrjebntributions to the colony
• or tolerated beeause  they are,
i as itwere, all in the samej^Bftear.
,':, Eor. roanys of the-. 'orgaflaHKfc';,
Camps jsr, ttair^ first? expedience
of being truly on their own,'
Here the resident comes in contact with many maturing influ-
ences-the older residents seated
across the dining table from him
or her, the evident disregard
of race, creed, sex, and background in the estimation of character; the personal responsibilities of residence life — all
these experiences provoke his
intensive thought, develop character and personality, and broaden his mind (while Fort Camp
food broadens his posterior extremity). Social contacts are
many and lasting friendships
formed through these associations. Fort Camp life is an education in itself. Naturally there
are definite rules, of conduct
which must be -. o Jb s e r V e d
ttoettgnouWtfi^ ":;]l2fcba^4ki&*the
advantages of eo-educationai rev
being watched, entered. While
looking at th many publications
in various languages, one of the
Russians asked:
"Have you Dr. Zhivago iri
"Yes," answered one Austrian j
and gave each of them a copy.
They thanked him.
The other Russian then asked,
"Have you the Technology of
Power by any chance?" (Technology of Power was •written
by an emigre from the Soviet
"Yes, we do," answered the
Anstrian and gave him the second book. The other Russian
also requested a copy but the
Austrian regretfully replied that
it was his last. The Russian also
expressed his regret.
The   conversation    continued:
Austrian: Why did you ask
for Pasternak's book?
1st Russian: To read, naturally.
Austrian: Can't you buy it in
the Soviet Union?
1st   Russian:  No,   it's banned
Austrian: Why? Is Pasternak
a bad writer?
1st Russian: No, he is a very
good literary artist, but his ideas
do not correspond to those of
the Party.
Austrian: Is that the reason
he is bad? Why do you want to
read the book?
1st Russian: The book is supposed to be very good and I'd
like to see for myself.
Austrian: What will you do
with the copy then?
2nd Russian: After that, he'll
naturally throw it away, because it's a bad book and he'll
have no further use for it.
Austrian: But your colleague
just said that Pasternak is a
good literary artist. Who is
2nd Russian: He represents
the opinion of the plain Soviet
citizen. I represent the opinion
of-the Party. S. : *
1st Russian: (laughing) We are
forbidden to read the book. Naturally   we   have   to   throw It
■ away  afterwards.
Austrian:   But   you   said   that
j the book was good.  Where did
i you hear that? It seems that one
I of   your    acquaintances   in   the
Soviet  Union  has also   read  it.
1st   Russian:   Yes,   several  of
my friends have read either the
English translation and I heard
about it from them.
Austrian: Four young Russians passed here yesterday. Just
as they were intending to enter
the information booth, an older
Russian stopped them, spoke a
few harsh words to them in Russian, grabbed one by the,arm
and pulled him awey The other
young Russian followed. Tell
me, isn't that a restriction of the
freedom of the individual when
a person is forbidden to say
what he would like to hear and
read what interests him, Pasternak, for example.
1st  Russian:  (Aifter some" deliberation) : Yes,   you  are, right,
4hat is a restriction on freedom,
(continued on page "2)
In   recent   weeks   much   has | That is not to say that separate
i or residents of the 'colony', <Fort  sldenee 4ifeifar.«>outweigh4 any <if balance-and poise that is,necr
been said of dormitory life at
U.B.C. Certain persons have
suggested that living on campus
has bad influences upon study
habits. Others have said that
though dormitory life per se is
acceptable, mixed student residences did not contribute to the
over all well-being of students.
What are the opinions of students who live in the se residences?
Living together has, it would
seem to us, definite advantages.
Of greatest importance, it might
be the lesson it gives on how to
live and work and play with
ones fellows. Certainly students
living off campus meet and live
and work with others, but they
do not have the opportunity to
understand and appreciate so
many different people coming
from so many different circumstances and ways of life.
What, it will perhaps be asked, about the noise that must
certainly be a part of dormitory
life? To say that Fort Camp was
quiet would be incorrect. But
conscientious students can, and
do, avail themselves of study
hall and library facilities. Those
who wish to be noisy generally
leave huts quiet in the after
dinner hours.
The greatest interest in dormitory life,- that which has ar-
roused the most discussion, is
that of mixed dormitories. Certain persons, we are told, have
maintained that separate residences foster more dignity and
social poise. Is this true?
"Experience," Chaucer's Wife
of Bath remarked, "is right
enough for me." Using her
words in a different area of
thought, we may say that such
is true of mixed dormitories.
By being exposed to the company of each other, men and
women may learn social etiquette to a far better degree
than by living in separate areas.
But more important, bj^ being
together, students can develop
to* a. far greater-degree .aVsense
dormitories would become logging camps, but it is quite likely
that they would be closer to
them than they now are.
No   system of   living   can   be
Icalled  perfect,   and   dormitory
living is no exception. There
are, indeed, many faults, and
disadvantages but there are
many, many benefits. We like
to think that the benefits of
dormitory life exceed the defects.
snc»lte p^csmwf^ i^^
"WONDERFUL TOWN" j the two  Sherwood sisters, Ruth
The U.B.C. Musical Society's! and Eileen, from Ohio. They are
production of Leonard Bernstein's musical comedy "Wonderful Town" played to student
audiences Monday and Wednesday nights, and continues tonight, Friday and Saturday at
8:15 p.m. in the University Auditorium.
The story is about two girls
from a small town in Ohio who
adventure to New York where
they capture the hearts of the
tourists and_ inhabitants of
Greenwich Village, a fleet of
Brazilian naval cadets:. and a
squad of Irish cops.
;.. Diedre Wolle* *ad, -Vickie Samf
supported   by   a   cast  of  thirty.
"Wonderful Town" is directed
by James Johnson. The musical
numbers and choreography are
staged by Grace MacDonald and
the fifteen piece orchestra is
under the   baton  of  Bev. Fyfe.
Tickets for the show tonight,
Friday and Saturday may be
obtained at the AMS Office or
at the door.
There will be a general meet-
in   of   the   Grad   Class   today,
Thursday, Feb. 25, in Arts 100. .
Elections of the seven honorary   .
positions of. "the. class will, take ■■"
jPlace.iTh&^r^ds; present Jtqthe
JBniversfe. wiil <ais9> be-rdecMftd.  .: Thursday, February 25, 1960
Editor — Sandra Scott
Senior  Reporter—Don Malins
Coaches Are
On The Ball
Ubyssey Sports Reporter
Some of the most important
members of the faculty of the
School of Physical Education
are the coaches of UBC's ath-
• letic teams.
Frank Gnup, Jack Pomfret,
Peter Mullins, Dr. Max Howell
—these are some of the people
who get the blame when UBC
loses. Happily for all, this has
been a successful (and winning)
year for UBC.
Frank Gnup is the football
coach, recognizable by his grav-
- elly voice and his soft heart.
Mr. Gnup has had laryngitis
sihce he was two. He ean be
seen scouting basketball games
for football players, or iri his
office, gazing dreamily at a picture of Big Daddy Lipscomb.
He is often accompanied by
.a. couple of Giants or Stamped-
ers (but no Lions). He occasionally, throws weights, around
in the basement of the gym, and
once in a while plays golf,
where he hits 300-yard drives
(150 yards up, and 150 yards
down the fairway.) He smokes
deluxe panatellas constantly.
And you never gnunciate the
*'g" in his name, and it rhymes
agreeably with "yup."
Jack   Pomfret   is   the   head
. basketball coach, and, as is half
the   team,   a   graduate   of  Lord
Byng.   It says in the book that
he swam, played football, rug-
- fey, baseball, hockey, lacrosse,
and basketball,    "in    between
• studies." And he says the Birds
- have a heavy schedule! He has
been at UBC since 1947, and
has kept the Senior "A" league
in  business  ever  since.     Pom-
' fret played varsity basketball
at Washington, and occasionally still cavorts with a group
of pro football players led by
a man named Capozzi.
He loves statistics, winning
■. games, sitting in the end booth
in the gym coffee shop, Lord
; Byng High School, and people
who bang their heads on the
doorway to his office (it's seven
feet high.) He hates referees,
having to sit on a stool in the
gym coffee shop, bad passes,
losing and Dietrich-Collins. He
went to the Melbourne Olympics in 1956 as an assistant
coach on the Canadian basketball team. Ever been to Rome,
Dr. Howell is the soft-looking tongue-lasher seen typing
reams of critical analysis on
Sunday afternoons. He steals
all-stars from Down Under, and
promptly loses others to the
Vancouver Reps. He likes caustic comments, nicknames for his
players, win streaks, dry fields
■and "quite good games of rugby." He hates players out of
condition, wet fields, losing
streaks, "colossal blunders",
and "slackers." He also likes
to schedule games after press
time, and never hesitates to
congratulate a player on a good
game, or to bawl him out for a
bad One -
But we mustn't forget other
coaches -   There's   that   world-
. - fakotiSvGreefc athlete, Dr Mal-
. Cdhn McGregor, the coach of
•, tfte^unliy-fjurjous ^rteit's igrass
Our Purpo
DON I \OU  WISH  they  really  were  this  tall,
Mr. Pomfret?
—courtesy Bill Cunningham, Vancouver Province
Masters Degrees
Require Research
A feature of the varied activity in the field of Physical
Education in North America has been the great emphasis on
original research.
The University of British Columbia has made a valuable contribution to an ever-increasing : store of knowledge
which is providing the building materials of accurate facts
and* sound principles upon which the philosophy of the profession has been constructed. Sound programs and intelligent approaches to education in the physical sense are the
result of the acquisition of a store of knowledge, followed by
a wise application of this knowledge.
Under   the  direction   of  Dr
mers after all out effort. At
the present time two further
theses, using the bicycle ergo-
meter as a measure of work,
are being conducted.
Progress in the School of
Physical Education has been
steady and encouraging and in
all a credit to its leadership.
M. L. Nowell, a great deal of
work has been undertaken in
recent years at UBC. All graduating students in Physical
Education must make some
worthwhile contribution to the
profession in the form of an
historical, observational or experimental research paper.
Some of the more interesting
topics which have been investigated in recent years are:
The effect of Physical Education activities such as weight
training, badminton, wrestling,.
soccer upon such items as motor ability, endurance and physical fitness of first and second-
year students.
Skill tests in various sports
such as soccer, golf, tennis and
The effect of training  uoon , .
certain physiological functions iakliiZ a Physical: Education de-
such as pulse rate and reaction Snide and attempting at a level
ij gree. Some of the questioners are
Personality studies of athletic  of dry yitty humor, while others
groups and attitude inventories.
Fitness of school children.
Time  and motion  studies  of
Brains With
Brawn in P.E.
What do Phys Ed Majors do
besides run around the aym
and the fields all day?
This encompassing question is
heard a thousand times during
the   college   liwe- of  a   student
Dean   of   Physical  Education
The School of Physical Education at the University of
British Columbia is concerned
with offering professional preparation for students who are
preparing for a career in Physical Education, and at the same
time it is concerned with providing a recreational service to as
many students as possible.
The present functions of the
School may be considered under five headings:
(1) The compulsory program
for students in the first two
years; (2) the intramural sports
program; (3) the extra-mural
sports program; (4) the courses
for students majoring in Physical Education in the Faculty of
Education; and (5) the courses
leading fb the degrees of Bachelor and Master of Physical Education. *
It has long been recognized
that persons engaged in sedentary occupations require physical activity as a relief or a
change of pace from their pursuits which may involve a very
restricted amount of body
movement. A great many students fall into this category and
fail to realise the necessity of
thorough physical expression
which paradoxically diminishes
rather than adds to the recognizable fatigue brought on by
the demands of concentration
and study.
The relationship of such fatigue to nervous tension and
incipient poor mental he?lth is
a factor which can no longer
be overlooked in the pressures
of modern society. In recognition of this situation and of the
responsibility of the University
for the total welfare of the students, the Senate recommended
in 194.5, and subsequently reaffirmed its position in 1957
and 1958, that a physical education requirement of two' hours
per week be met by all students
during their first two year.-; of
The spirit of this regulation
is contained in the belief thst
students should be compelled to
elect some physical activity in
their earlier years with the
hope that they will seek their
own physical recreation in later
years. Therefore, the program,
within the limits imposed by
shortage of facilities, is design-
rugby, football and basketball.
Warming up and its effects
on performance.
Scholastic attainments of letter winners at UBC.
At all times graduating students have given verbal reports
on their work and have answered questions from the class.
In 1958 the first Masters Degrees in Physical Education
were offered. This formed the
stimulus to a great development in the research laboratory. Slowly a well equipped
laboratory is being constructed
and new pieces of equipment
have been added each year.
The first Masters Theses were
interesting    problems.    Bruce
are quite unaware of what is happening in the School of Physical
The average Phys Ed major
is taking the same as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology
and some other teaching minor,
such as English, geography and
history. In addition to this
there are "activity courses"
which will include basketball,
football and volleyball, plus
several theory courses in administration, health, correct-
ive-s and philosophy.
On top of all their studies the
Phys Ed student is expected to
do practically all the refere°-
ing and officiating of the 20 in
termural sports on campus,
coach intermural teams, high
school teams and even some of
the varsity teams, act as man-
ed to provide a wide range of
activities and to permit the students as much personal choice
as possible in satisfying the requirement.
It is the policy of the School
to work in full co-operation
with the Athletic Committee
and to put into effect the policies on athletics as enunciated
by Senate. Insofar as it is practical, all staff members contribute in some way to the coaching or administration of extra-
mural and intramural sports.
Professionally, the School offers courses leading to the degree of Bachelor and Master of
Physical Education and courses
for students who elect a major
in physical education towards
the Bachelor of Education degree. The Bachelor of Physical Education degree course extends over four years and involves a program of sixty-nine"
units. The majority of students
prepare themselves for a 'possible teaching career but select
an additional major in a field
suitable for teaching in the Secondary schools. In effect,
therefore, the Bachelor of Physical Education degree involves
course work comparable to the:
requirements for a Bachelor of
Arts degree, but with the inclusion of courses dealing with a
broad variety of activities
which are common to most programs of physical education.
In the near future the function of the School will be expanded to include professional
preparation of personnel for the
field of recreation.
The inevitability of the further change which automation,
will bring about in the habits
of our society can no longer be
doubted. The significance of
physical education and recreation and their capacity not only
for assisting in the development
of the youth of our country but
also for enriching the lives of
persons of all ages is slowly
being understood and appreciated by the leaders of our society. It is the responsibility
of the School of Physical Education to assist in the interpretation of these concepts through
the preparation of professional
personnel, througK the encouragement of student activities on the campus; and through
co-operation with the schools
and the community at large.
Kelsey, now at Lord Byng High . agers of the varsity athletic
School, investigated the" prbbV: teams, teach the better part of
lem of mental versus, motor ^ the required Physical Educa-
practice in an; endurance item go
Bob Morford studied the &f-    out and; assist«inj commurrity
fectsbi weight trainUr^
lty and Ted- Huht raadeselectro-     They also telp QBtthe'Vanoou'-
, catsdo©^ ftfs&^r^^ ■.; -~-     -    '
;WrMTiCUT? Rump, roast, or end-quarter????
--A~-~r.-- — -J - —photo by Ray Grigg PAGE SIX
Thursday, February 25; 1360
TODAY BU Wo, 12:30 these lovelies will bump and gind their way through another
Federico Fellini comedy under the sponsorship of Cinema 16. "I Vitelloni" made in Italy
' in 1952 arid widely acclaimed ever since is one hell of a whack at the young and idle rich.
Cbrhe and laugh at yourselves. Before the above hilarious film, Maya Deren's two excellent comedy shorts will be shown.
(continued from page 1)
10. Editor of Raven.
11. College Shop manager (paid
on a commission)
12. Open House Committee
chairman ,this is a trl-an-
nual appointment since the
event is held every three
Each appointee handles his
own budget and is responsible
for the success of his organization, publication, or event. Publications expenditures must go
through the Pub Co-ordinator,
The committee chairmen appoint their own subordinates, although  many   of  them require
Hugh Pultem
^Dentistry 4$) says
I extract more pleasure from life
by:keeping my finances in order with
;  a Personal Chequing Account at... W|J^f^
Sank of Montreal
CcuuuU* *?toAt Sa*6 fa Student*
Your Campus Branch in the Administration Bldg.
1   • big *tep on the road to success is an early banking connection
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Applications for all positions
must be in the hands of the Secretary of the Students' Council
by 2:30 Monday.
Applications should be in the
form of a letter stating the applicant's qualifications and reasons for wanting the job.
The Editor of the Ubyssey
must be elected by the editorial
board before coming before
Fel> 25-26-27, Thurs, Fri, Sat
;.Danny Kaye in the Story..
of Red Nichols
James Mason
Dorothy Dandridge
Feb 29-MaJr 1-2, M. T. W.
Alan Ladd    Jean Arthur
Van Heflin
A Classic  Among  Outdoor
Kerwin Mathews
Julie Adams
Insigmfrcdnt Rules
Not Needed Here
We can't do a thing about it
if candidates don't comply with
the AMS Election rules, Returning Officer Jim Horsman and
USC Chairman-elect Chris Davies told the Ubyssey yesterday.
In effect, all a candidate has
to do is submit his nomination—
signed by ten members in good
standing of the AMS—before 4
p.m. on the day his slate closes,
and make sure his list of campaign expenses does not total
mare than $25. He is on his honour to comply with this last regulation.
Yet the AMS Election Committee went to the trouble and
expense of printing up 21 rules
supposedly governing the elections.
Most of them ate not enforced.
Some cannot be enforced.
There is number two, for instance, which states, "Candidates must inquire re eligibility
at the Registrar's Office before
commencing their official campaigns."
What can the committee do
if a candidate fails to check—
bar him from running? The committee checks for him. They
have to do so anyway—to make
sure he satisfies eligibility requirements. In that case, why
have the rule at all?
Rule five is another point
needing clarification. It states,
in part, that candidates will
speak at an open meeting on
the Monday preceding their election. Only one candidate has
failed to do so this year, officials report, but nothing would
be done of no candidates showed up to speak.
According to Jim Horsman's
interpretation of that rule,
"will" does not mean "must", it
means "may". Says Davies: the
opportunity is there for those
who want to avail themselves
of it, if they don't, we don't
According to rule eight, "Candidates and their campaign
managers will be required to
meet with the Elections Committee at 4 p.m. in the Students'
Council office on the day nominations close". But the Elections Committee has no intention of enforcing this rule.
Their argument is that peopje
with labs and classes will be inconvenienced by this, and that
representatives can be sent in
their place. The rule makes no
mention of representatives. Why
is it not changed?
In at least one case, neither
a candidate nor a representative
has shown up for the meeting,
which has been put off for a
short time—again, in at least
one case—so that candidates
or representatives would have
more time to show up. And that
candidate was not punished in
any way for disregarding the
Why should the rule be there
at all if it is not to be enforced?
Why not just a recommendation
that candidates meet? Why not
beg them to come?
Four of the rules regulate the
amount of publicity a candidate
can have, and their enforcement
depends on the honor of the
candidate and private efforts of
the members of the Elections
Committee. Again, no penatty
is provided in case of infraction.
Two other regulations outline
requirements for seconders and
candidates statements to be
printed in the Ubyssey. The bla-
tent disregard of these rules h^s
been a great inconvenience to
the senior editors of this paper,
but we are required to print
them, so in they go—no matter
when they are reecived, n&
matter what length they are.
Some of these rules are <ri-
diculous and should be changed
from stipulative to recommend-
ative. Others should be omitted
To ensure that candidates
have checked with the registrar,
a form could be supplied by the
committee which would require
the registrar's signature, said
be posted with the nomination
Other rules should be either
enforced or dropped.
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375 THdaau - Olia^ra.    „ . Thursday, February 25, 1960
Rugby Boys Seek
California Victory
KUGHY  ^MRDS.show the  talents  they  will  use today
against the  University  of  California  in the  World  Cup.
Co-editors: Ann Pickard, Ernie Harder
Staff:   Mike Hunter, Fred  Fletcher,   Dieter   Urban
SSie/a, Inga Lead
Girls to Skiing Cup
The UBC Women's Ski Team won the Pacific North West
Intercollegiate Women's Ski Meet at Kimberley last weekend,
edging the University of Montana 77-75.
Idaho   beat   out   Washington
U.B.C. team competed unofficially, and finished ahead of
Idaho. '   '  '
In individual events U.B.C.'s
Sheila Fenton finished second
in the Giant Slalom, Inga An-
dreen was third and Cornell
Therrien. was seventh.
In the Slalom U.B.C. placed
second in the team total with
Heather Davies leading the University team with a second place
time. Inga Andreen placed fifth
in the Slalom.
Members of the First team
were   Sheila   Fenton, Inga   An-
«* 4.    *      «.>• j     i    „    »„ +u-*».   dreen, Heather Davies and Cor-
State for third place. Another '    ,\'      .      _, „„. ._,
nell Therrien. The unofficial sec
ond team members were Ann
Sturgss, Linda Campbell Brown,
Betty Backstrom and Ann Dun-
U.B.C. was the Host University in the weekend meet.
In other Women's Athletics
events the Badminton team
travels to Winnipeg for the
WCIAU tournament while the
Volleyball and Swimming teams
head for Edmonton for WCIAU
events. At Edmonton Athletic
President Marg McLachlan will
chair the first Inter-University
student meeting.
UBC Sailing team returned
from Seattle this week with
their third straight victory. The
weekend win also gave the UBC
club undisputed title to first
place in northwest inter-school
sailing competition.
Final results of team racing
put UBC in first spot, University
of Washington, second; Seattle,
third; .and University of Puget
Sound, fourth.
Excellent sailing weather prevailed, with strong easterly,
winds giving crews an exciting
time. Evidence of the demanding conditions experienced were
two broken masts.
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UBC's Thunderbird Hockey
club fell 11-3 at the hands of
Powell River Regals in competition with the pulp town team*
The teams weren't as unevenly matched as the score might
indivate however. UBC suffered,
injuries to two first string men,
but the squad is expected to be
back at full strength by next
week, when University of Alberta Golden Bears come to the
coast for the annual Hamber
Cup competition. The two-
game series, won by Alberta last
year, goes at Kerrisdale Arena
Friday  and Saturday.
•T* *** *f*
UBQ's Thunderbird swim
team went down to defeat to a
strong Washington State squad
at Crystal Pool Saturday.
Washington State took first
place in  ten of  eleven   events.
4345  Dunbar
Nightly  Except Monday
8:00- 12:00 p.m.
"The Necessity for
Progression in Jazz"
BU 212
Tomorrow Noon
Eleanor CoHins
with the Al MacMillan Trio
Aud., 25c
• faculty pins
• faculty sweaters
• school supplies and stationery
• ties
• gym clothing
Open daily in the Brock Extension 11:30 to 2:30
UBC  Thunderbirds  today  meet the  defending  champion
University of California in Berkeley in the first game of the.
World Cup series, emblematic of Collegiate Rugby supremacy.
The annual   event   is   a  four-. —_   ;"   '    -—-^rr—;—-~—r"^T~-
game    total-point    ------     --"-       °ne   of the   B'!ras   to-°   back"'
series, with
two games played in California,
and two in B.C.
Coach Dr. Max Howell has
developed one of the finest all
round rugby teams ever to come
out of UBC. The well-balanced
squad has an outstanding 14-1-1
record this year.
The powerful Birds - have
scored 292 points this year, compared to their opponents' 58.
This is an average of 18.3 points
fon and only 3.6 points against
the Birds..
fielders is   leading  scorer  Neal.
(powerful) Henderson. Neal has
scored  nine  tries,   12   converts,
and  three  penalty   goals  for  a
total of 57 points.
Another  outstanding   man in
the backfield is winger Ean Rankin, who has scored eleven tries'
for the Birds.
Scrum stars include Captain
Gerry McGavin, Don Shore and
Mike Chambers:
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Thursday, February 25, 1960-
(continued from page 1)
General meeting noon today.
A   panel   discussion—"The   Ef-
; fects   of   the  New  Compulsory
. :TFoas-Year. -. Course, etc." "Please
attend. Bi, 2000.
.     .... ' -..    .... .   .    ,       if-      .   if. ¥
The general meeting Friday
noon in Bu. 216. All attend.
3ft       if.       if.
General meeting Fri. at 12:30
in Bu. 204.
it.     if,     if,
Re: elections.
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NFCUS Photo Contest—Returned photos may now be picked up at the NFCUS office,
Room 165. Brock.
•!•    .      *TP it*
" Colour slide showing of Ben
Bill Tout entries. Bu. 102,
Thurs, 8:06 p.m.
* T* *T* *T*
Tickets for the Feb. 28th
' Mount Baker Ski Bash can now
be obtained in the AMS office
or from Frank Findenigg. Price
—only $3.00 return. Buses leave
Airline Terminus, 1148 West
Georgia St., at 7:30 a.m. and
will return by 9 a.m. Get your
tickets now, they're going fast.
'•■ The trip is for the whole campus. '■',
rf, vf* iff
; The final club tournament
#MLbe held the 1st and 3rd of
> Mircft. Registration for tournament on 25th and 28th of February.
jf, +£, ?f.
General   meeting   today.   Bu.
205. Re:  elections.
IN BIOLOGY" will be the subject of a talk presented by Mr.
Gordon Hartman, Research Biologist for the B.C. Game Commission, on Friday, 26 February
at 12:30 in Biological Sciences
*T*        **• *T"
12:30 noon Bu. 205. General
meeting. Re: Election. All members attend.
The Sports Car Club is show-
in a film of the 1959 Le Mans
twenty-four hour endurance
race, today in Physics 200.
The Le Mans race is one of
the fastest and most exciting in
the world. Last year's winner
kept up an average speed of 112
There will be an admission
charge of 15c for members, and
25c for non-members.
The winning teams from the
Legion Cup and Inter-Faculty
debates  will   meet   each   other
: today in BU 104. The topic will
not be announced until one hour
before the debate begins. The
teams  represent th   Faculty   of
- Medicine  and  Zeta Psi F'rater-
! nity.
The Pre-Social work  Society
is sponsoring a talk on the new
Children's Foundation.
Mrs., M. Hill, of the Catholic
Children's    Add    Society    will
speak on th istopic
speak on this topic in BU 217,
Monday noon.
General meeting Bu: 220 noon
today. Constitutional amendments to be voted on.
3ft       3f,       3f,
Sky   pilot  trip   leaving   Sat.,
2:30. Contact Don Lyon at RE.
3-3.201   or  Bob   Kersey   at   A3l.:
0.77.6L. " "^
if,     if.     if,
NFCUS ■'-.,„,
NFCUS literary contest— Essay, poetry and short story com-"
petitions. Cash prizes. Entry
forms may be obtained at the
NFCUS "office, Room 165,
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Meeting Friday, Feb. 26th in
Buchanan 203. A showing of fhe
colour slides of the Salon .with
comments from the judges.
if1 ^P if1
We are playing at the last
basketball game of the season
tomorrow night at Memorial
Gym. Try to be there by 8:15
%.m. Trtergvwill Siot^toe' a practice today. ■' \,*-'v.."--
Today is election day! Come
out and vote! The production
"Playboy of the Western World"
is on stage at Little Flower auditorium tonight and tomorrow
night. Ski trip to Baker Sunday.
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Dr^ s. :y:' ^k^m^pTeSCM
I Old Testament at Union College
j will speak on "The Biblical
1 Story   of   Creation   &   Science"
Friday, noon, FG 100.
*    *    *
There will be duplicate bridge
tonight    in    the   Music    Room,
Woytft.'^fbJdrr utt •Tsaf, ■ Coffee
WjM ---.he ifefv^d/Ml welcome.:. ■ \
The National Employment
Service "also set up shop in
Hut M2 on the West Mall.
They will be accepting applications for employment.
Students may apply between the hours of 10 arm.
and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday
~y>% i.'"i
Apologies td the cast ~&i
Wonderful Town' who posed
for the picture appearing in
Tuesday's edition of the
Ubyssey. The information
that accompanied the picture
was entirely incorrect.
. There will ;be a ^general
meeting of the Grad Class
today, Thurs., Feb." "25, in
Arts  100.
Electfens of the seven honorary positions of the class
will take place. The grads'
present to the University will
also be decided.
The 61 indium spheres pictured above
could sit on the head of a pin! Each is a
tiny transistor component 83/10,009 of an
inch in diameter. The customers we make them
for demand accuracy — no sphere smaller than
80/10,000 of an inch and none larger than
AH spheres must be perfectly round and have
a purity of 99.999% indium.
In the high purity metals field we now market
a range of different metals, alloys and inter-
$ mil indium spheres magnified $0 times.
metallic compounds. We have developed refining
techniques to reduce total metallic impurities
to less than one part in a million and spectroscopic analytical procedures to detect one part
in ten million.
The field of application of high purity metals,
not only in semi-conductor compounds and
electronics, but also in many other applications,
offers interesting opportunities for research.
This and many other fields comprise Cominco's
current expanded research program.
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■ 11
The Freshman Class of 1960 of the University of British Columbia
SATURDAY,  MARCH   5th,   1960
J&ahUiSid will bsi th* juuwwmd Cim&A (BhothahA
R. S. V. P.
DAL RICHARDS and His 12-piece Orchestra
Tickets are priced at $3.50 per Couple and may foe obtained at the A.M.S.
l.S. Office. \
Thursday, February 25. 1966
j Ostracized from Athens
Pasted together in 999 B.C. by anybody who then felt like
. admitting he was a FROSH. The opinions expressed herein are
.those attributed to that higher strata of campus dwellers known
as FRESHMEN. If you have any complaints, don't phone us; we'll
-phone you.
CHIEF  TROJANS: Miriam  Roberts,  Frank Findenigg
assisted in their illegitimate, evil doings by the illiterate, toga-clad
beanie-chasers listed below:
Kathleen Halliday, Dawn Beattie, Dave Dawson, Peter Shepard
/   Other Wooden Horses include: Joanne Atkinson, Marg Kinne,
Elvis, Shiela Ledingham,..Marilyn E. Veach, Socrates. Trev Alex-
tnder, Stephen Dunik, Sabrina, Edison Inouye, Bill MacDonald,
Lolf Paterson,  Peter Penz,  BB,  Thelonius,  Randy Young, MM,
Gerry Wilke, Kyle Mitchell, Tom Skupa.
The Greek wretch with the etch: Harry P. Soloveoff.
The Greeks  with   the  physiques:   Valerie   Dearden, Delores
Fedje,   Mona  Angle,   Gloria   Aldrich,   Maureen   Siddall,   Gloria
Samol, Jean Turner.
i Apologies to j. J. Milton, Dr. S.O.S. Johnson, Harpo Marx and
Other Marxists, J. M. Voltaire, •B-B-B-Boccaccio, Deedee Eisen-
hauer, D. H. Lawrence, All Capp, Mike Hammer, Kerry r. White,
ferace (P.P.) Metalious, and of course, Homer! and their low-
calibre material.
It   is   traditional   that  most
faculty editions feature a message   from   thie   Dean   of  the
• Faculty.   In   the   case  of   the
Freshmen, however,  (whb,  on
this camfds ate considered as
a faculty), there is no one with
/''fee official title  of  "Dean  of
'Freshmen." T#hen  considering
'*whicht,.faculty member should
be approached for contributing
some well-cholen words tb the
Oddyssey, we thought first of
r>Dr.-« McGregor.  The main rea-
i son   for  this   choice   was  the
I great interest he showed iri the
Freshmen class at    the Frosh
•'Retreat.'   Dr.   McGregor   has
sdtpoken   to   rriany   graduating
Classes iri his official capacity
as Head of the Classics DOpart-
tttisnt   and   Assistant   to   the
IDean Of Art arid .Science. Many
^jfreshmen have been impressed
with    his    interest    and    enthusiasm «and are  greatly anticipating his talk on the topic:
"Freshmen,    Why    Are   Ifhey
Here?" which will be orje of
ifffe   events   headlining   Frosh
I *r       v       v
Freshmen comprise the-largest single group of students
•ton this campus, nearly  thirty
iper cent of the total environment, they present the University with what is perhaps its
most serious academic problem.
It is a commonplace that a
university    is a storehouse of
knowledge and wisdom, a community   of _ scholars  who,   by
their  research,  are  constantly
adding to* that knowledge and
^wisdom.   It  should  also  be  a
commonplace that a university
is a teaching institution whose
primary   responsibility   is  the
instruction of men and women.
If this be granted, then the
university  might well be  ex-
rpected   to   confront   freshmen
■with   as   many   of    its   best
teachers and scholars (the two
classes are often synonymous)
.as possible; and in fact this is
:«tone    by   mahy   debarments.
Nevertheless, the vast numbers
of .students and the complexity   of  the . financial  problems
combine to make the practice
somewhat   uneven,   as   freshmen themselves are old enough
to    realise.    Tolerant    understanding is a virtue that fresh-
iinen may learn early.
There is not doubt that the
student in his first year has a
Ssreat opportunity, despite the
difficulties that beset him. He
is beginning  a  new academic
life, he meets a new type of
instruction,  for the first time
he is (or should be) treated: as
sen adult, fOr the first time he
sis a member  of an  academic
"City, -after  years   Of   "village"
life; for the first time he has
access to a respectable library.
. . . highlights frosh week
Under the impact of so
rigorous and complete a transition the freshman does not
settle down to his new life immediately; inevitably, some
never do,: although it is an increasing Challenge to the Faculty and ethers to reduce their
number to the/hinimum.
The first year, then, may -be
viewed as a year of transition
from sthe adblescence of school
to the adulthood of the university: From the survivors should
come the intellectual elite of
tomorrow, an elite that the university, which uses the term
in no arrogant sense, strives to
make ever more numerous.
One may appropriately ask,
what does the university demand of its first year? The answers to the question are many,
of which the most significant
is perhaps this: by now (February), the student should have
realized that education is a
serious, a full-time, business.
A student listening to eighteen
hours of lectures is expected
to devote thirty-six additional
hours a week to his course.
How many in our society -work
fifty-four hours a week (apart
from teachers)?
Further, I suggest that the
student's first year has been a
success if (1) he* has developed
the beginnings of critical judgement (he no longer accepts the
printed word because it is
printed or the lecturer's word
because   it   is   the   lecturer's);
(2) he has developed a sense of
responsibility to himself and
to the university and to society;
(3) he has developed a respect
—a love—for learning and wisdom, not because their pursuit
will lead to remuneration but
for their own sakes; (4) he has
developed, or continued to develop, a genuine tolerance for
others and their institutions,
which may be different from
_AU this may be too much to
expect from ofae year of university-life. -But the true stu-
PRESIDENT  :  Peter Shepard
VICE-PRESIDENT Frank Findenigg
SECRETARY Jeanie Dunbar'
TREASURER      v Peter Penz
GIRLS' SPORTS REP. Shiela Ledingham
BOYS' SPORTS REP. Rolf Patterson
OFFICER Judy Fulton
LETTER   ,  Miriam Roberts
EVENTS       Edison Inouye
The Oddyssey,
Soon comes the spring sun
and the birth of campus, gar-
' dens ■■ and to attend this birth,
this joyous warmth, the fine
young sweet things will leap
to the lawns. Accoutrements
from Saba's Jermain's and
Timmy Eatons will vanish to
this   verdant  place   to   popple
Aiie hearts of the bearded.
Spring! !
Knowledged is stock-piled,
for the April battle is forthcoming. But somehow the battle does not seem too imminent
and the grass-pullers, equating
other's words with sun inclination, find mother's words.are
not very important.
But despite this joy and life
of spring there comes a sadness, for the library is a dying
thing. How can it live? Its culture, academics, and stirring
hum of things doing will all be
in the exodus to the brilliant
sun. No one hunker in' on the-
tables, no horse-voiced beer
breath about last night's exploits,   no   sweaters   straining
for attention, no highly
emotional eye search, no symphonic entrance bellers.
Poor library, soon a tomb
shocked to death by quiet. But
this one is a morbid soul and
he'll attend this death, this
cold quiescence, and might
just bring his books along, and
stay for the wake.
J. H. Wilke
The Oddyssey,
Dear Sir:
There is a saying on campus
which, although it hurts all
Education people, is a par-
ticluraly sharp bribe to us unexposed Education Frosh! It is
this: "If at first you don't succeed, try Education!" The significance is clear, Education is an
easy way out.
This is both true and untrue.
It depends on how seriously
the student is prepared to work
at and consider his future oc
cupation. In any faculty one
can "get by" simply by doing
only the required amount Of
study. It is the extra energy,
initiative and interest that
makes a professional.
This is true most of all in
teaching. Teaching is an art.
It takes practice, skill and imagination.
It is true that the skills of
teaching are easy to learn. But
are they easy to apply? How
easily can they be applied to
thirty-five or forty different
individuals in vast numbers of
varying situations? Here is
where the tact, ingenuity,
skill and imagination come into play that distinguish a teacher for an issuer-of-notes-fbr-
"If at first you don't succeed
—try Education"—but only if
you can meet the responsibility.
Your truly,
Kathleen Halliday
Ed. I
dent will always aim high and
the freshman who merits an
education will certainly learn
at least to understand this kind
of language. If he does, I beg
him to return to us.
Assistant to the Dean,
Malcolm F. McGregor,
Faculty of Arts & Science
If you dared to read this far,
read no further. These messages are nothing but spiritual
hogwash and are meant to be
neither entertaining nor informative. On this note of warning I commence.
At this time I wish to
take the opportunity to
to outline the functions
of Frosh Government. That's
a boring enough beginning to
scare away at least ninety-nine
per cent of you. Anyway, for
the one or two people left, I
shall continue. During the first
term we became organized and
acquainted ourselves with the
running of a Campus Society.
The nucleus for this organization was a completely revised
constitution enabling the establishment of a more efficient
form of government.
This efficiency arises from
the eleven members of the Executive who set the policy and
organize the activities rather
than the Council which consists of not only the Executive,
but also seventy elected English Class representatives.
The Council is still the powerful body for they must pass
any expenditure exceeding
twenty-five dollars and have
the power to rescind any
motion passed by the executive.
The ultimate aim of this gov
ernment is to stream-line the
organization of activities and to
give the President something
to write about. Both are being
Next week we reach the climax of our organizing and
arduous work. Will we succeed? We leave this question
to each individual student on
this campus. Our success or
failure depends on you. We do
not feel, however, any pessimism as we have planned ardently with that "success in
everything" attitude foremost
in our minds. We are hitting
every advertising medium on
this campus hoping you will attend these varied functions.
Throughout this term we have
worked eagerly for our campus
and through this edition we
urge you, the student, to support these events with the
same enthusiasm with which
we planned them. We? Who
are all the "we's" used so
loosely in this article. "We"
are the Freshman Class of 1969.
Frosh have arisen! Next
week is THE ascent.
Genuine thanks are in store
for all people who made up the
"we"-—especially for all councillors and committees who
will be launching their plans
within ithe next 230 hours. TftrUrsday, February 25, I960
The recent reports about UBC
students drinking to excess and
indulging in indecent sport
(sex?) are, of course, totally
false. But, people do complain
about ignorance among the students. With modern science
growing like a mushroom cloud,
we are in danger of being buried alive in a heap of radioactive
hogwash. We must cultivate
young minds to thirst!—for
knowledge, that is, and to work
"towards the betterment of softer beds, stronger booze and
freer women. Those students
who cannot follow this ideal
know where they can go!
Something should be done to
weed out the clods and most
especially those without the imagination to cope with the Novo-
HOvo-novo-putniks and all that
.they entail. We must have more
Einsteins, types who will look
at Euclid's propositions and figure out how to expand them to
five dimensions. After all, why
stop at four?
The answer lies in having an
entrance examination to cover a
variety of subjects and embracing the infinite latitude between
the abstract and the concrete.
How about something like this?
UBC Entrance Examination
HISTORY  (Underline the most
satisfactory phrase).
(1) The panic of 1837 started
because (a) a girl walked
down Wall Street in a tight
skirt; (b) Macy's announced
a sale on ladies maiden
forms; (c) they found out it
was really 1838.
(2) The War of 1812 started because; (a) somebody called
somebody an ignoramus; (b)
it was an election year; (c)
Cecil B. DeMille thought it
would be a good idea for a
(3) The Grand Trek of 1928 was
instigated because; (1) the
Aggie barn developed a leak
and the smell was unbearable; (2) word reached UBC
that there were several Bar-
dot-types scantily-clad, hiding on Mt. Seymour; (3) they
couldn't think of anything
else to do.
down   the   first    thing    that
comes  to your mind beside
each part):
(1) Social Credit
(2) Marilyn Monroe
(3) Engineering
(4) Sex
the missing blanks):
(1) Don Ameche invented the
telephone because he wanted
to call up a girl named	
in Kansas City.
(2) Before Columbus found
America in 1492 Isabella seduced him times.
(3) The four horsemen of The
Apocalypse were Melvin,
Irving, Sam and	
(1) If you had 96 marbles and
wanted 100 marbles, how far
off your marbles would you
(2) A tank holds 150 gallons of
gasoline. The first day Tom
took three gallons away. The
second day, Tom took nine
gallons and the third, 27 gallons. How long will it be before they take Tom away?
(3) A man takes 4 hours to write
3,000 words by hand. How
long will it take him if he
uses a pencil?
VISUAL ACUITY: (Identify by
underlining the correct description of these geometric
(a) A square; (b) Yul Brynner's
head in plan view; (c) I don't
(a) a circle; (b) the back of a
Burma-Shave sign; (c) Mitch
Miller as seen bya cool cat.
(a) a remale octopus; (b) simple
diagram of 1960 AMS report;
(c) the pancrease of a Malayan
appropriate  space.)
True False
(1) Lassie was a member
of the Communist
Party D    D
(2) The Taj Mahal is really a front for a bookie
-    joint □    □
(3) The Taft-Hartley Act
recently  appeared on
Ed Solomon's show,    r]    [J
(4) The Boston Tea Party"
developed into a famous Rock 'N Roll
Orgy '.     □    □
(5) The famous Poison
Massacre of 1947 took
place  in the Fort
Camp  Canteen [j    □
essay of 250,984 words on any
five of the following subjects.)
(1) The importance of the subplot in L'il Abner.
(2) Why I miss my appendix
(3) The   perfect   Professor.
STATISTICS:  On  the- basis of
400 applicants who were recently given this, examination
at a   leading  downtown   Col
lege,   the    following    results
have been compiled:
' 2%>   Passed
39%%  Failed
18%   Were in the wrong room
12%  Fell  asleep half-way
10%  Forgot to bring a pencil
8%   Asked to leave the room
and never returned
6%  Didn't  know  who Marilyn Monroe was
3%  Made paper airplanes
out of the exam
2%>  Are still working on it
Vi%  Thought it was funny
101% (Four wise guys handed
in  two papers.)
It is obvious that the judicious
use of this examination would
admit only the most qualified
students but to further assist
those border-line cases, the following books are recommended
for those who wish to cram.
"I'm Walking Behind You" by
J. Edgar Hoover.
"It Only Hurts When I Laugh"
by Ichabod Crane.
"I Was Dead And Didn't
Know It" by Ima Zombey.
"Try Going Without A Bath"
by B. O. Plenty.
"How To Steal From Eaton's"
by Robert Simpson.
"I' Too, Wanted Red Hair"
by Thunder
"Who Threw That Lunch
Bag?"  by Tim Buck
"My Sordid Sex Life" by
D. H. Lawrence.
Although  the various events i
in Frosh Week have been planned with the Freshman primar- J
ily inmind, some of these activities will have campus-wide appeal.
Starting off the week in fine
style is the Ski Trip which is
open to all campers and skiiers
and non-skiiers. (See Page 4).
This   address   will   be   given
at  12:30 in  Buchanan  100 and
is open to all students.
"Tuesday, March 1—-Frosh Smoker.
The Smoker will be held at
8:00 o'clock in Brock Hall. The
evening's entertainment will
feature such well known personalities as Barney Potts and
Wally Peters. On the assurance
that there will be no females in
the audience these entertainers
have consented to present their
renowned STAG LINE, something no male should miss. The
newly elected president of the
B.C. Lions, Ralph "Hunk" Henderson, will speak on a topic
which will be of great interest
to the Freshmen present.. Members of the Frosh Class, both
male and female, will be providing entertainment suitable
for a function of this type. Since
we are expecting a large turnout, we have reduced the admis
sion price to 25 cents; this will
include free  refreshment.
For  girls only  (sorry,   boys),
this get together will take place
from 8 -10 p.m.  in Brock. For
the nominal sum of 25c, such entertainment as the Four Winds
and other added attractions can
be   enjoyed.   The  only stipulation   is  that  all  girls must  be
garbed in their favorite p.j.'s.
This affair is planned as
retribution for all the hardworking English reps and will
be in Brock from 6-8 p.m.
Come and hear the melodious
Freshman Chorus compete in
the Song Fest at 8:00 in the
Auditorium as they show the
Frosh superiority in yet another campus endeavour.
Four Freshmen from the University of Washington will be
shown around the campus to exchange views and discuss problems that first year students
share in common.
The highlight of the week's
activities takes place in the Armories from 8:30 to 12:30 in the
form of a gala semi-formal
dance accentuated by the Ames
Brothers (Ed, Vic, Gene, Joe).
Dal Richards and his 12-piece
orchestra will provide dance-
able music.
Ed Sullivan recently entitled
the Ames Brothers as "The
Greatest Singing Aggregation in
the World." These four remarkable men do not limit their activities to singing only. The
comedians of the group are Vic
and Gene. Vic writes most of
the comedy material for their
act and Gene started his professional career as a baseball
player. Joe and Ed are graduates of Boston and UCLA. Here
they also exhibit their wide and
varied ihterests as Ed, the
youngest, is a ping pong champion and Joe was at one time
a grand opera star in the Toronto Opera Company. The
Ames Brothers have become
world famous through their
large album and record sales
and the entire campus eagerly
awaits their performance at the
Blue Moon.
The inventor of the chesterfield is a rich man—millions
have been made on it.
Freshette—a . girl who sows
her wild oats on Saturday night
and on Sunday prays for crop
Overheard in Fort Camp: She
said: "Where can I get hold of
you next Thursday?" He said:
"I don't know, I'm kind of ticklish.
An oversexed young engineer
decided to reform. The first day
he cut out smoking. The second
day he cut out drinking. The
third day he cut out women.
The fourth day he cut out paper
Salute To The Cave
At this time, the Freshmen
Council would like to thank the
Cave Supper Club for their assistance in the arrangements for
the appearance of the Ames Brothers at the Blue Moon Dance.
"Vancouver's Person ality
Show Place" at 626 Hornby
Street (MU. 2-3677) presents two
shows nightly at 9:30 and 12:30.
These floor shows feature the
choreography of the Capri
Dancers. Danceable music is
provided, by Dave Robbins and
his "Big," Band.
In addition to the Ames Brothers, (Ed, Vic, Gene, Joe), who
are appearing at the Cave from
February 22 to March 5, the
"Home of the Big Names" presents the Mary Kaye Trio from
March 7 to March 19, and comedian Paul Gilbert from March
21 to April 2.        • ■■   '     ■
A pretty dumb coed was applying for a job. When asked
why she left her former place,
she replied: "Yassum, day pays
good wages alright, "but it was
de most ridiculous place I ever
did work. Day plays a game
called bridge. Last night dare
was lots of folks dare. Just as I
was to bring on de refreshments,
I heard a man say to a lady,
'take your hand off my trick.' I
pretty near dropped dead, bless
my heart. I hear anudder man
say to a lady, 'Lay down, let's
see what you got." Anudder
man say to a lady, "Well, I'S
got strength, but no length'. Just
then a woman says, "You forced
me and jumped me twice, when
you didn't have strength ehougft
for one raise'. Another woman
was talking about protecting her
honor. Well, I gets my hat and
coat, and just as I was leaving,
I hopes to die if one of deni
man's didn't say, "Well, I guess
we will have to leave as this is
our last rubber.' I's a lady, I is,
and I just couldn't stay dare no
Debates      Songfest
''Individualism has no place
in the Atomic Age," "Religion is
based on illusions," etc. What
do these resolutions signify?
The Freshmen are giving expression to their urge for intellec-
The Freshmen debates were
started as preliminaries to the
inter-faculty debating competition. They are organized by a
committee under Peter Penz,
and are, in spite of Bob Hen-
ricksen's contemptuous criticism
in the Ubyssey, quite popular.
The Freshman team, that competed for the Inter-Faculty Debating Competition, consisted of
Hugh Large and Ed Lavalle.
They won the first debate
against the Nurses by default.
(I imagine that the Nurses
thought prudence was the better part of valour.) In the semifinals our team met Medicine in
the debate "Resolved that for
the average student, the AMS
fees are a waste of money." In
spite of a spirited rebuttal by
Ed Lavalle, our team lost by a
1:2 vote of fhe judges. It was
a very good performance anyhow.
The committee has now decided to hold panel discussions
instead of debates. These will
give the audience a chance to
"Volat hara per orbem"-*-
Lucretius. Upon the third of
March, 1960 A.D., we believe:
1. that the Frosh Song Team,
after only a few synoptic rehearsals ("Est brevitate opus, ut
currat sententia"—Horace) will,
with their usual becoming
modesty and unassuming facility,
asport the victory chaplet from
aneath the megatherian, vexa-
cious proboscises of the lowly
engineers by gently wafting
select, susurant snatches of
joyous song over the cool night
air in gentle, dulcet harmonies.
2. We further believe that our
unattitudinarian team ("In se
iuso totus teres atque torundus"
—Confucious) is indubitably the
unparagoned Freshman Chorus
ever to engage in open Inter-
Faculty degladiation. (a solici-
tudinously premeditated gasconade. "The cautious seldom
err."—B. Bardot.
participate to a certain degree
in the disussion. As topics we
are. considering "censorship"
and "enthanasia" (mercy-killing).
We hope that the discussions
will attract large and interested
audiences and that they will
stimulate further thoughts on
these subjects. PAGE FOUR
Thursday, February 25, 1960
. Do you like fun? Men: Do
you like the; company of shapely young girls? Girls: Do you
enjoy the company of healthy,
handsome young men? Do you
like the outdoors? Do you enjoy participating in an unexcelled sport? Does the most picturesque scenery in the west
send you?    Do you like listen
ing to jokes and singing ditties?
In short, do you like to have a
The answer to your dreams
and queries is the MOUNT BAKER SKI FESTE on "February
For the first time in years the
WHOLE CAMPUS has the opportunity to'take a day off in
the mountains and find fun,
peace, terrific skiing, a tan and
numerous members of tlje opposite sex (contentment!)
Short of doubled tuition fees,
nothing could cause more hoo-
raw among parents of college
youth than author Swarthout's
hilarious new novel. The book is
a comical and exuberantly exaggerated investigation of a subject most parents prefer not to
think about: What the child-
rent?) are up to. The phenomenon of misbehaviour dealt
with, is the swarming of chug-
a-lugs to Fort Lauderdale. Each
year_ during spring vacation,
some 20,000 lager-fuelled collegians take over the Florida
fcfeaeh town. Few adults knew
why the rebel-rousers picked
Eort Lauderdale, until last year,
a reporter asked a co-ed and got
the answer that Swarthout uses
for his title: 'This is where the
boys are.'
On The Beach. The boys in the
novel. are stacked three deep
around the narrator, a girl named Merrit who is stacked almost
that deep herself. She is a freshman from an unidentified state
university, where she blunts her
134, IQ on such courses, as Core
l?tng, Core Sci, Core Liv, Basic
Bowling and Advanced Theory
Vjd Qperatjon of Appliances.
I^hs experience has merely deepened 1aer convection, that the
adult world is barfy. (barf is
what one does when on gets
bulbed on too much beer).
Merrit's prose style runs to
campus slang reinforced by
girlish underlining. She is frank
(also torn, dick and harry)
about sex. 'If parents think their
daughters can attain young
womanhood in I960 in a state
of virginity,' she writes, 'they
are really out to lunch, U.S.A.
today stands for Universally
Stimulated America.' Musing on
the beach, she decides that the
horizon proves the world's really
flat, and burbles, 'Gads, think
what we could do with the
edges! Line up the generals and
admirals from everywhere and
forward march. Inform our
congressmen that they are going to be in a parade . . . with
no strain we could drop into infinity Greek shipping tycoons
. . . Texas oilmen, presidents-of
colleges . . . football coaches
. . . certain premiers . . . gossip
columnists -.- . . Bing Crosby's
boys . . .'
Car-bourne Amours. For the
beady-eyed readers who thmk
(correctly) that the book's action
will be as hot and horizontal
as the beach town's sand; she includes page references to all the
steamy passages. Before vacation is over Merrit practices
Core-Living with a high-souled
bass fiddler, a hotshot from
UCLA who is majoring in something called 'Communications'
and a lad from Boston who, if he
were one degree more Ivy, would
have buttoned-down ears. Included is an abortive expedition
to aid Castro of all people.
Novelist Swarthout (THEY
off his joke adroitly, but once
his ifiiddle age shows, notably
when he writes about car-bourne
amours. Back seats have not
been necessary for auotmotive
sinning since gearshifts were
moved to steering columns (but
now the steering wheel gets in
the way).
This highly hilarious and timely novel should prove to be a
bestseller on caanpusii from Vancouver to Bombay.
This article was largely stolen
and expertly copied from the
Jan. 18th edition of Time Magazine. The movie is being made
':   partly. by—Frank .Findenigg
On board the time will be
spent singling, joking, laughing,
revelling, drinking (?), chasing,
jiving, romancing and carousing. The time will seem to pass
much too quickly oh the trip
down, and on the way back you
will be surrounded. by all your
new beer-buddies and femme fa-
tales or you'll be all curled up
and asleep (alone, we hope).
The trip is only a short couple of hours by the best transit
facilities available in Vancouver.
(Believe it, we paid for it).
Nothing has been left- out in
planning to make this the BEST.
Mount Baker is in the State
of Washington, and probably
boasts the most modern and
comfortable facilities for hundreds of miles in any direction.
Mount Baker is the most majestic, snow-filled (powder)
freshest-air, invigorating, fun-
filled mountain an earthquake
ever done produced.
All the tows are excellent and
there is never a long line-up, so
Frosh today, grads tomorrow,
Alumni evermore;
New to U.B.C. right  now,
But we'll soon learn to pour.
We can really hold our own,
And challenge Engineers,
Cause we're the only ones, it's
Who can hold forty beers.
Freshmen, freshettes, don't give
in now,
We'll come out with dough and
know how.
When we join the Engineers,
We'll teach them how to drink;
Aggies, will learn how to plow,
And lawyers how to think, ,
As Nurses we'll be warmer,.
We'll really cook Home Ec.
Our girls in education >
Won't be afraid to neck!
Freshmen, freshettes, don't give
in now,
We'll come out with dough and
know how!
Forestry will start to boom,
Phys Ed will breed a champ;
Our Music will be way out,
It'll be real cool, not damp;
Cbmimercemen in suits and ties
Will be revived by Frosh,
Because    we're   neither   Pharmacists, nor Architects,
WE'RE FROSH!     - ......
the wait for your turn is extremely short and conversation
Then there are myrjads of
hills short and long which you
can slide down on your -on.
The buses will leave from the
Cambie Street Depot between
7:00 - 7:30 a.m. (not any later)
and we will arrive at Mount
Baker at 10:00 a.m. Then from
10:0 till 4:30 you can ski or
carouse around. Between 5:30
and 6:00 p.m; the bus will leave
for Vancouver. We- will arrive
back, before 9:00 p.m.
So all in all you have six
hours of SHEING and six hours
Prices for rentals are reasonable and may be obtained at
the AMS office.
The cost for day-tickets is
already reasonable enough, yet
the executive is trying to, have
them lowered for those going.
TRIP is for EVERYONE, skier
or not. Tickets are only $3.00.
You, can skii, sleighride, toboggan, saucer, stroll, drink,
neck, or. anything your little
pea-picking heart desires.
All Campus Species
As seen by Quincy Nimblenuts
ENGINEERS: Redshirtus
Stupidius—Usually found as a
hoard of grumbling goofballs
busily making their way to the.
lily pond to dunk some unfortunate slob who said that Engineers should date Home Ec.
students. Their most popular
Courses are, I hear, "How to
Build Faculty Bridges" and
"The Genstructibnof Third Rate
Roans while Under A Cost Plus
LAWMEN: Legali Finkus —
These rare birds are seldom
seen but are sometimes found
prowling the campus while babbling nonsense about torts,
moot courts, and their domestic
relations (free love).
malus Insidius — These girls,
whose faculty song is 'Home On
the (Gas) Range" are reported
to be spending most of their
time taking courses on how to
kill rich husbands and cripples
through subtle food poisoning.
erus. Dopus—These .poor clots
are invariably found in pairs
watching the busty lovelies of
the campus walk by. One member busily works a slide rule
guided only by the impressions
of the other. It is reported that
through an ingenious formula
(worked out by the Dean of
Math), the measurements of the
female subjects can be worked
out in just 3.82236 seconds.
Leeehus-—Sometimes referred to
as Mad Med,; this species-of campus life hangs up the. scalpel in-
various huts around the university. For many years they are
coached in various aspects of
medical life such as "How to
Squeeze the Patient for Extra
Dough," "How to Behave at
Orgies," and most important of
all, "How to Present the Bill.''
NURSES: Medicalus Well-
stackus—This branch of the
campus tree has fortified itself
inside the Weesbrook Building
but does make occasional sorties
against the V.G.H. They learn
many things to do with nursing
life including 'How to Marry a
Cardiac" and "Bloodletting for
Fun and Profit."
CO-EDS: Corpi Delecti—The
natural habitate of this species
is the communal coffee table in
Brock -where the topic of conversation deals with skirt-hiking
while reclining in the Brock
literus Crammus—This numerous group is found in the
library where it is engrossed in
overcoming "flunkitis" brought
about by too much bee ring before Christmas.
FRESHMEN: Genus Superioris
—This  wonderful   race of students,   campus-wide   champions
of intellectual achievement and
sexual   ability,   frequenters   of
local     boot-leg     establishments
and   houses   of   ill-repute   (out
houses   are   often    called   the
scum,   the  dirt,   the   low-down
out and out slop of this campus,
and you know, I think they are!
QUINCY    SAYS;   Who   ever
named it "NecKlng" was strongly ignorant ofanatimy.


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