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The Ubyssey Oct 6, 1953

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Blood Drive Opens With Impressive Total
A crack publicity stunt dreamed up to
promote the blood drive isn't even going to
be needed, it seems. The drive is already
a success.
Monday was only opening day, but if
the swarms of students who appeared at
the armouries are any indication, the drive
will probably be the most successful ever
staged at UBC.
A kissing booth stocked with beautiful
nurses will be set up at the clinic Thursday, kisses selling for a pint of blood each,
but the booth will be only so much decoration.
Because the crowds of donors who turn-
ned up at the clinic opening day necessitated the following emergency measures:
A long double line (unique at UBC); an
extra hour beyond the 4:30 closing time to
handle all queued donors; and extra beds
hastily set up to take care of the rush.
At the end of the day, a total of 421 the upperclassmen, and claim they'll show
—Photo by Joe Quan
donors had gone through the clinic—nearly
twice the minimum 251) pinls a day.
All a far cry from the spring drive of
last session, when the drive bogged down
when only half-finished, and nurses threatened to pack up and leave unless students
Co-chairmen Joyce Thompson and June
Walker were overwhelmed by the reception given the joint Home Ec-Nurses-spon-
sored drive.
"If this rush continues, Red Cross will
have no worries on our account," said June
Walker happily.
"But this had better continue," she
nddt-d. "There's a shortage of blood in B.C.,
and we've got to maintain the good record."
Meanwhile, the drive is being sparked
by u blood battle between students in Applied Science und Frosh.
The Frosh have issued a challenge to
Faculty of Applied Science bow to j^ivo
To date the Frosh are making good their
word. A total of 85 Frosh have given
blood, while their rivals have parted with
only 56 pints. ,
The day-end standing showed Artsmen
leading the pack wilh 94 pints. Other standings were as follows: Faculties of Forestry
and Agriculture tied for second place with
23 pints each; Pre-Med, 17; Medicine, 14;
Law, 14; Architecture, 6; Home Economics,
8; Nursing, 5; and Physical Education und
Teacher Training with 2 pints apiece.
Sometime this week the 15,000th donor
will pass through the clinic, and will be
awarded a "mystery prize" for his pint.
That same pint will bring the value of
blood given at UBC so far to $375,000 at
$25 a pint.
That isn't a small gift. And we can
make it bigger.
PRICE 5c;   No. 6
Collection Of Fee Hike May Be Delayed
Post Won
By O'Shea
On Birthdy
Election as second member
at large, on student council, a
new fur cape and a twenty-
first birthday made a big weekend for Ken O'Shea.
O'Shea won the Council position late Friday when returning
offioers took ttUbbaUat. to third,
count, giving O'Shea a 71-vote
lead over BUI Tracey's poll of
601, despite Tracey'* lead on the
first count.
Candidates John Redekop and
Jean Taylor were eliminated on
the first and second counts, respectively.
But being elected to Student
Council wasn't enough for O'Shea. He also managed to win
the raffle prize—a fur cape—at
Gamma Phi Beta and Kappa
Kappa Gamma's Cotton Ball the
same night, without even attending the affair.
And all on his twenty-first
Here are the first-count standings in the election: Tracey, 461;
O'Shea, 442; Taylor 414; and
Redekop, 223.
To Honor
Manufacturing, labor and agriculture will be honored at
congregation ceremonies here
on Oct. 30.
Honorary degrees to leaders
in three branches of industry
will be presented, and more
than 250 academic degrees will
be conferred to graduate and
post-graduate students during
the annual ceremony.
Delivering the congregational
address, Rhys M. Sale, president
of Ford Motor Company of Canada, will also be presented an
honorary doctorate of Laws in
recognition of his leadership in
Labour leader Percy Bfen-
tfotigh. president of the Trades
and Labour Congress, will receive an honorary  LLD.
"Dean of B.C. ctMtlemcn,"
Laurence Guichon, will be given
an honorary doctorate of »ci.
Ceremony will be held in the
women's  gymnasium.     Students
will inarch to thc gym from the
auditorium,    and    facility    mem
hers   from   the   Mrock   Hall
Iteeepiion   will     be     held
Urock Hall after thc ceremony,  new location.
If you are one of the 3500 slightly disgusted fans at
the game Saturday who wondered where the UBC Band
was—it wasn't. But you can make sure Birds will have
some support at this week's game.
A UBC Simphony Sextette is being formed and anyone who can make a noise on an instrument is invited to
join in. The group will be playing in the students' section
on Saturday. Kitsilano Boys' Band, just returned from
England, will be in the main grandstand to fill in between
the Sextette's numbers.
Anyone interested contact Des Eadie or Athletic
Director put Phillips at the gym. '"'"*"
Of Pool
No guarantees as to the
future of the swimming pool
have been given to the British
Empire Games Committee by
university officials, President
Mackenzie told The Ubyssey
UBC has only promised that
if the pool is built on the campus, the university will maintain
it. open it for the use of outside
organizations under the same
regulations as those applicable
to other university facilities such
... as the gymnasium and Brock
Frosh Undergraduate Society has denounced the Lambda  ,lall  saic| Dl.  jviackenzip.
Chi "freshette" queen, and announced they will shortly choose
o queen of their own. ** ~~~
Lambda Chi Frosh Queen
Denounced   By  Freshmen
Move came Monday at FUS's
first meeting of the session,
spearheaded by newly • elected
president Phil Greenberg.
"Lambda Chi queen is not a
frosh queen," caid Greenberg.
"We're going to pick our own."
Meeting of frosh representatives voted with Greenberg, then
laid plans to pick a "Frosh Princess" In the near future.
Frosh council members were
also told of a challenge issued
to students in Engineering,
which calls for a blood race, "to
prove that the Frosh have more
bloody spirit than the Engineers."
A long agenda forced the
Frosh to continue their meeting
today at noon in Arts 104.
College Shop
AMS College Shop re-opens
this fall in a permanent location
with an increased array of
In addition to the previously
carried stock of faculty pins,
crests, sweaters and decals, thc
College Shop will be handling
T-Shirts, mugs and other goods.
As well as offering a greater
variety of stock, thc College
Shop will be in a new location
—the room in the south-east
corner of the Brock, next to the
AMS office. This room will
also house the Campus Lost and
Arts Society
By Executive
Arts undergraduate society
died Saturday, October 3.
A press release from J. S. An-
trobus, AUS vice-president,
dated Oct. 3, reports a decision
to dissolve the organization.
"Executive has concluded
that although the organization
has in the past successfully filled a vital place in the social life
of the 'Arts' students, its functions have now been duplicated
and even more adequately carried out by the smaller university clubs," release states.
Difficulty of developing "a
corporate feeling among the arts
students" was given by the executive as a main reason for tho
intention to dissolve.
Executive decided student
body should "be no longer burdened with the responsibilities
of an organization whose reason
for   existence   in   contemporary j heavily towards the War Memo-i
student life is invalid." j rial Gymnasium," he said.
"Thc roofing of the structure
will be left entirely at the discretion of the university," he
"The main consideration behind the BEG Committee's decision to build the pool on the
campus is the fact that UBC is
considered the most favorable
site," he said.
"After the games the pool will
revert to the university and consequently tho needs and interests of the students and stall
will hav.e to come first."
"We have made no commit
ments other than assurances that
we shall maintain the pool and
roof it if possible," Dr. Mackenzie said.
He pointed out that the roof-
in!? of the pool will present a
serious problem as thc 50-meter
Olympic length pool will be too
long for normal year 'round operations.
Asked whether an appeal will
be made to the students to help
finance the new pool, Dr. Mackenzie said he hoped it will not
bo necessary.
"The students of this university    have    already  contributed
... Dr. John W. Grant
To Be Topic
Of Talk Series
A Union College professor
will begin a series of noon lectures today under the sponsorship of the President's Committee on Spiritual Values.
He is Dr. John W. Grant, Professor of Church History at the
theological school, whose lecture
theme will be "The Influence of
Christianity Upon European
The lectures will be held on
Tuesdays and Fridays in Arts
206 at  12.30.
Dr. Grant's lectures will deal
with "the growth of the Christian movement in the ancient
world, its transformation of Roman society, and its consolidation in the Middle Ages."
Lectures will discuss the influence of Christianity upon the
social and economic forms, political institutions, and intellectual life of modern capitalist
Rhodes  Scholars
Will  Be  Chosen
Rhodes scholarship is now
open to University students in
British Columbia. Thc scholars-hip will be awarded in early
December. This was announced
by Dean Walter Gage.
This scholarship is tenable at
the University of Oxford. Students may choose their own
Board Of Governors
May Wait Until Fall
The AMS $2 fee hike approved by students Friday may
not go into effect this session.
AMS Treasurer Allan Gold"
smith announced yesterday that
-ince the University Administration "collects the money," finai
decision as to whether it will
collect the Increase after Christmas rests with administration.
Goldsmith said Student Council will request the Board of
Governors to levy the fee immediately, and collect it with spring
term fees. Those who paid their
full fees during registration
would be billed for the addition-
:.l $2.
The fee boost was approved
by 1200 of the 1600 students who
voted Friday, giving it it's necessary two-thirds majority. Only
23 percent of the enrollment
voted on the issue.
'twtn clouts
SCM Presents
New Talk Series
a general meeting in FG 100 on
Friday at 12.30, after which Mr.
Wainman will speak on his trip
to Yugoslavia.
*P *P Bp
Applied Science Split Looms
But   the  Shop  will  be opcral
ing   temporarily   in    its    former |
location   -the AMS office in  thei
Brock       until    the   appointment i
i of  a   .student   manager,   when   it
in   will   commence   business   in   its
First official signs of the
brewing rebellion among the
rank-and-file applied science
students against their "no lilypond" leadership developed
in the la.-,t Wednesday meeting
of the applied science undergraduate society.
Students a I I e n d i n s> this
moelin.u voted unanimously,
and without discussion, "to
disco.-- freshman ha/in.', al the
next  yeiicral  tneeliiu-'.."
Under the surface, Ilii.-. nm-
|   tion was an echo of thc   'next
year the Lilypond" cry with
which the students of applied
science defended themselves
against a freshman attack on
Sept. 2'.).
Al this lime, the officiality
of the cry was holly denied by
Monte McKay, vice-president
of Ihe association, who will
probably be main tarijci of
I he students'  dissatisl'acl ion.
Passin.<;'  of  Ihe   motion   asking   lor    discussion     indicates
lhal tin's dissatisfaction will be
lull>   aired   in   Ihe   next   moot
iutj.     Probably    students   will
"But It's up to the Board of
Governors," Goldsmith stressed.
"They might decide to wait until next session to collect it."
Board of Governors meets Oct.
2.1   and   their   decision   on   the
matter will not he known until
that time.    It is known that the
Board has been reluctant in past
years   to   increase   fees   in   the
middle of the year because the
amount would be different from
that stated in the calendar,
Student council will point out
to the board the necessity of having the extra $10,000 this year,
but if the Board decides to wait
until next fall, Goldsmith's austerity budget will remain in effect.
Benefits which will result
from this increase arc many: By
approving the increase students
nave larger Krauts to the four
organizations hardest hit by the
.-.mailer budget: Literary and
.Scientific Executive, Undergraduate Societies, Women's Athletics Directorate and the Publications  Board.
FRENCH CHOIR will have
its first practice in HG 4 on Friday, noon.. All new members
#        ft*        #
Assn. (Student Branch) presents Canadian Orientation Series from Oct. 13-16, in Phys.
200. The speakers will be Prof.
Davies, Mr. McLeish, Mr. Cor-
bett and Mr. Barton. All students and faculty members are
H> if* >f.
CAMERA CLUB will hold a
general meeting in Library Km.
859 on Friday, at 12.30.
if.        if.        ff,
prospective members to a general meeting in Arts 201, on Oct.
19 at 12.30. Today, at noon in
Arts 100, Mr. Elmore Philpot
will speak on "Live Liberalism."
on Spiritual Values presents a
series of ten lectures on "The
Influence of Christianity on
European Civilization." The lectures will be given on Tuesdays
and Fridays al noon in Ails 20(>.
* * -Y-
STUDENT CHRISTIAN movement presents two new Study
Groups, beginning this week.
"Humanism: Is Man the Measure
of All Things'.'" today at 3 .30,
by Dr. Stanley Packham. "Kec-
orils of Ihe Life of Jesus," tomorrow al 3.30 by the Hcv. V.
11, Birdsail. Both will be in the
SCM  Boom,  if 12  Auditorium.
Continued on page 3
See 'Tween Classes
just reprimand McKay, although impeachment may result.
Another head that may fall
is Horhio Stephens for his official support of Ihe "no Lilypond policy" utii'H he attempted to break up the slrufJK'lo |
ou   Arts   lawn.   Sept.   2'.\.
Ironically,  the motion  came   j
immediately      after      William
Traces   iv.ul  minute 3:>, of last    |
iVIonda.s 's    e o u ii c i 1   meet im;    j
which     rendered     thanks     to
Law  an.I   Applied  Science  for
the  sute  and  i^ane  oriental ion
Winners of .scholarships and bursaries should call al
the Registrar's office for their scholrship cards, the Registrar has announced.
All scholarship winners except holders ol special bursaries and Dominion-provincial youth training Inn.aim-,
are required to fill ou! these cards before chocks are i-
sued, the announcement  added.
Scholarship holders must e,el then caul, smne.l |,v
their instructors and  reluiti  lliem  l<> the .'lecnuilnm  ollne
(^rfsaiiAA-^ PAGE TWO
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Tuesday, October 6,1953
More Money Needed For Higher Education
Fee Increase
Learning To Think
The faculty of arts is suffering from a
chronic inferiority complex. Artsmen don't
even appear to know that the classic reply to
the traditional criticism "Arts bake no bread''
is "man cannot live by bread alone." Or
that there is an old Chinese proverb to the
effect that if you have a loaf of bread sell
half of it and buy flowers.
A major flaw in our culture is that we
tend to judge everything by the financial returns and lose sight of intrinsic values. The
jibe that an artsman can always get a job in
a pyjama factory if he knows how to pull
strings, is taken too seriously.
One of the functions of a university appears to be the preparation of students to earn
a living. The faculty of arts is not neglecting
that function—preparing students for teaching, law, medicine, theology, journalism, and
other professions which may or may not require further education. A "general education," that is, an arts degree, is valued and
respected in many fields of business.
But there is another important purpose,
sometimes called learning how to think, and
sometimes called civilizing. Perhaps a better
way of phrasing it is developing a sense of
values. If an artsman does anything more
than recopy half-remembered lecture notes
in an examination book, he should learn to
question dogmas and implicit assumptions
wherever they are found.
He should learn to develop his own ideas
based on rationality and tolerance rather
than prejudice. He should refuse to accept
conventional standards of values for the sake
of conforming, but should consider all standards by their worth and strive for improvement.
This is difficult when the standards set
by the faculty appear to approve rote learning rather than cultural development. Nevertheless, there is a good opportunity for this
type of advancement,In the faculty of arts.
If a student studies his courses with a clear
conception of what values he hopes to obtain
from them, he can develop a critical approach
and develop a satisfactory sense of values.
Joe Takes A Wife
Senator Joseph McCarthy must have had
a beautiful honeymoon hugging the front
pages of a continent's newspapers.
Now that McCarthy has finally pronounced his fairy tale of Beria's escape u
hoax, ho may have more time to devote himself to his new and, we understand, beautiful
All in all it is a typical "American success story." Successful and eligible bachelor-
gets beautiful girl (or is it the other way
around?). Unfortunately, McCarthy has added another myth to the rather more ancient
American fairy tales.
Millions across the ocean who have ceased to believe that this continent's streets
ar paved with gold and millions of others
who have corrected their impression of Amc-
Guest Editorial
At the general meeiing of the AMS last
Thursday, a motion proposed by Roy Officer
and Howard Turpin of the Student Christian Movement, recommending that we urge
NFCUS to begin negotiations towards associate membership in IUS, was quickly and
thoroughly quashed on the grounds of being
'impractical' and 'idealistic'.
If anyone is unrealistic, we feel it. is thoso
so violently opposed to the S.C.M. stand.
The most critical issue in the world today is
East-West tension, which feeds upon and
breeds misunderstanding and prejudice. A
primary task of NFCUS, our National student
organization, therefore, is to pursue a policy
such as to lessen, not heighten, this tension.
IUS is at present pursuing a policy of
friendly overtures towards the Western
student; constituency. There are two fallacies
possible in appraising this drastic change of
attitude. It would bo silly to sec it as a pure
expression of warm brotherhood, rather than
as a strategy of world Communism. At the
same time it is equally unrealistic, although
comforting to our egos, to dismiss the IUS
leaders as impersonal Marxist 'units' rather
than as persons, not unlike ourselves, but
with a distinctively different viewpoim. As
human beings, a real desire for reconciliation
cannot, be totally absent from their motivation.
Thus, wc .should think, the NFCUS nlli-
rica as a country of cops and gangsters
(rather more of the gangsters), have now
gained the impression from Senator McCarthy's recent meteoric rise that America is
gripped in a "reign of terror", a concept which
is pregnant with meaning in other parts of
tin,' world.
Even if McCarthy had attained all he
and hi.s supporters claim he has; even if he had
uprooted the last remaining communist in the
U.S., all these acts cannot counterbalance
the harm he has done to the good name of
democracy, liberalism, western liberties and
a host of other cotipenhhse eakhwc v eant F
a host of other concepts which have taken
on a hollow sound to those who have in their
own countries seen the distortions to which
such terms can be subjected.
lude lo IUS in the present situation must be
one of cautious acceptance of the overtures,
fully recognizing their ambiguity. To draw
back through fear of being 'uped' or exploited
for propaganda purposes is an admission of
weakness rather than an intelligent strategy.
Wo cannot sit back, self-righteously, and demand 'demonstration of their good intentions',
any more than we can rush blindly and joyfully into the relationship for the sake of
the lovely fellowship that is offered.
Such demonstration they will not give, in
the face of the sort of attitude that demands
it. Our happy and delusive picture of the
righteous West over against the evil East does
not exist in their minds. We have given them
ample reason to distrust and hate us.
It would seem, therefore, that if Canadian students have any concern for the world
situation and any faith in their own political
competence, they should urge that NFCUS
become an associate member of IUS. This is
no time lo moralize about the undisputably
partisan policy pursued by IUS in the past,
and to refuse to soil our lily-white hands.
The alternative to the suggested personal
contact with and confrontation of the Communist student constituency is to contribute,
by our weak hesitancy, to the growth of
mutual misunderstanding and distrust, raising it ever nearer to the explosive level.
Unless more money is spent
on higher education during the
next few years the students of
British Columbia will suffer
from lack of adequate school
facilities and lack of first class
teachers Dr. Norman MacKenzie, President of the University of British Columbia declared Sunday night in his annual radio report to the province.
Dr. MacKenzie spoke over a
province-wide network of the
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
The entire question of higher
education in the province will
have to be given careful study
during the next few years if
the University is to adequately
meet the demands which will
be made upon it.
"If our yc%ng people are to
be educated, if our citizens are
to be provided with professional services, if our resources
are to be intelligently exploit*
Propaganda Tooli
Editor, the Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
Ken Farris, SCM head and
Mr. Hollands, SCP president,
failed to make UBC students
into fellow travellers of the
communist lUS. Canadian NF
CUS should not be associated
with IUS If they want to preserve the reputation of freedom in Canada and all over
the world. I would like to
congratulate the students and
Council for turning down a request from SCM official to affiliate with communist-run
Let our representatives give
NFCUS to understand that
UBC students do not want to
be a propaganda tool for Moscow agents in promoting misery and bloody revolution for
the enslavement of the free
world. It is a fact that IUS
represents, only a small fraction of Iron Countries students,
namely hard-bitten communists of bolshevik calibre who
are so anxious to bait peace-
loving Canadian students for
the cause of red aggression and
Does Mr. iioiiands remember
when IUS refused to protest
against the prosecution and
massacre of Czeck students,
who fought so gallantly for
university and academic freedom? UBC students can not
forget hot blood shed by young
students at Prague. . The IUS
refusal mu3t serve as a real
warning to everybody; this is
what IUS wishes to prepare for
the world-students' happiness.
Mr. Hollands :s eager to
know more about the people
and students of Iron Curtain
Countries and according to him
the only way to reach it is by
recognition of IUS. You can be
sure Mr. Hollands that such
sweet information can not be |
achieved through the IUS un-'
less you become an Oatis or n
App. Sc, 3rd Year.
AMS Not Bourgeois
Editor, The Ubyssey:
The effect of Friday's report-!
ing of my campaign speech is
quite  apparent.
To clarify the issue it should
be stated that I do not promise
to "end an array of bourgiou-
sie, but to prevent it from coming into existence." I said,
"because of student apathy the
danger was quite real." In
view of the fact that my speech
was written out and'in view of
thc fact that I read it, the facts
cannot be questioned.
Furthermore, I turned to
speak specifically to Mr. Feltham and the council informing
them that I was not speaking
of them but considering the
future. Since most of those
present were quite clear on my
position, I cannot understand
how the Press so completely
misunderstood  me.
However, I wish to congratulate Mr. O'Shea, and wish
him much success in his new
office.     — JOHN REDEKOP
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
Several of us recently picked up the Alma Mater Society
Student Pan card complete
with those "Oh no!!!" pictures,
and on receiving same practically decided not to present
them for reduced rates at the
movies (quite a decision you
will agree). Judging from the
comments from those around
us in the line-up at the time,
and later those voiced in the
Westbrook Building the pictures make the average UBC
student look like:
a) a fugitive from a gold fish
b> a fugitive;
c) a little one just ready for
first day at school.
Now I fully appreciate the
fact that time is an important
element during registration
and when students reach the
photographic dept. they may
think it is the only element. I
also appreciate that photographers are working under considerable presure, but really,
it seems that the percentage of
good pictures (i.e. good for
something other than laughs)
could have been increased.
V Nursing
It was reported in the Ubyssey Friday that Radsoc did
not cease their World Series
broadcast until 1:00 p.m. Radsoc was off the air at 12:30;
the Ubyssey regrets any inconvenience caused by last Friday's announcement.
ed and if our various needs are
to be met and our desires satisfied we .will have to continue
to spend considerable sums of
money on this higher education."    .   .
Dr. MacKenzie said that
while the legislature, the government and corporations and
private individuals have been
generous in the past after their
own fashion still in terms of
population and student enrollment less real money is being
tion than was spent in the
spent in B.C. on higher educa-
"Nothing is, in my opinion,"
said the UBG president, "more
foolish than to send the ablest
of our young people to be
taught and trained and inspired by the second rate."
Dr. MacKenzie reported that
enrollment at UBC this year
was some 5500 students, two
hundred more than a year ago.
About half of these students
come from more than 200 centres throughout B.C., from all
nine provinces and from some
30 other countries throughout
the world.
Thirteen hundred of the students are women.
Enrollment at the University
is now twice that of pre-war
years, Dr. MacKenzie declared
and by 1960 will reach at least
Plans to meet this vastly increased enrollment should be
made now, he said, and it may
not be a complete answer to
establish junior colleges, vocational and agricultural schools,
and decentralize teacher training and higher education.
Experience' in the neighboring states of Washington and
Oregon and California, and in
^ *'years of service
to the university of
british columbia,
its fraternities
and sororities.
other Canadian provinces, have
indicated that such solutions
would increase the cost of providing higher education and
would create difficulties in
finding sufficient trained personnel to staff such schools.
"Unless the libraries and
laboratories are adequate and
the cultural facilities extensive
proper university training cannot be provided."
Dr. MacKenzie said that the
University of British Columbia
now provides residence for I
about 1200 of the students and \
staff but that only 150 of these j
live in suitable fire-resistant |
"The rest are in converted j
army huts which have a very
limited period    of    usefulness
and which are .a real and con-|
stant fire hazard."
"It is neither good policy I
nor good housekeeping to have[
hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of equipment andl
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INCORPORATED    V.""   MA',    iG/O. Tuesday, October 6, 1953
Players Announce
Fall Productions
Two local directors will direct the Players Club annual fall
plays, which will represent both classical and modern drama.
 $    Miss Dorothy Davies of the
Tokyo Post
By Librarian
UBC assistant Librarian, Miss
Anne M. Smith, has accepted a
year's appointment as professor
in the Japan school of Librarian-
ship at Keio University.
Miss Smith, assistant Librarian and head of reference and
informational services left Sept.
3 for Keio University in Tokyo
where she will teach courses in
reference work and Library administration.
During her absence, Miss
Smith's position at the UBC
Library will be filled by Joan
Totem and Avon theatres as well
es the Theatre Under the Stars,
will direct an unabridged version of Shakespeare's "Romeo
end Juliet". Mr. Sidney Risk of
the Everyman Theatre will direct the West Coast premiere of
Robertson Davie's "A Masque of
Auditions will be held ln the
Auditorium this Saturday starting at 12.30 and anyone interested is asked to attend. Tryouts
are to continue during the following week and information is
available at Al. 3062.
The two directors will teach
new members of the club more
about acting and the technical
aspects of production.
Mussoc Chooses
Holds  Red Mill  Auditions
Musical Society Friday elected Bob Benson as president
for their 1953-54 singing season.
A full slate of officers was*1
elected   at   a   Mussoc   general
meeting, with another meeting
to follow Friday noon In HM 1
Id approve the new constitution
required by the Student Council.
Benson will have the following members on his executive:
Bev Poison, vice-president; Sheila Madden, secretary; Havelock
Rolfe, business manager; John
Chappell, production manager;
Betty Clarke, advertising manager; Bill Jack, Glee Club president.
An ambitious program of
events has been planned for the
society this year, and auditions
for the annual musical production are being held today and
Friday ih the auditorium and
Thursday in BM1.
This year's stage production
will be "The Red Mill," one
which has seen a success in the
past on Broadway. Persons
wishing lo audition are asked to
contact, John Chappell in Mussoc
clubroom, auditorium, room 207.
Expectant members of the
Glee Club may audition in the
same place at thc same time.
'Tween Classes
Continued from page 1
GERMAN.CLUB   will   hold
first organizational meeting tomorrow at 12.30 in Arts 203.
eje tp op
announces a meeting each Wednesday noon in Engineering 200.
Tomorrow's meeting will discuss projected "Long Hike" to
ep ^ ep ep
HIOH SCHOOL conference
meeting of all those students interested tomorrow in the Double
Committee Room in Brock Hall.
All those who attended last year
are most welcome.
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hold organizational meeting, tomorrow noon in Arts 204. First
regular meeting will be tomorrow, 8 p.m., at 1837 Allison
Road. Dr. Scott will be the
urges all those interested to attend a business meeting in HL
16, tomorrow at 12.30. Newly
arrived oriental students are especially invited.
hold a meeting at noon today
in Arts 106. New members are
Continued on page 4
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Reporter Says Bleeders Treat You Good
I've just parted with a pint,
of blood.   It's a rather anemic
There's nothing to it.
looking sample, but it is dedicated to save the life of
some victim who is no position to be fussv.
Up until now, I've been
kicked out of Red Cross Clinics and the Alcazar owing to
a slight discrepancy between
my acknowledged age and
that inscribed on my birth
Time has picked holes in
that excuse. I just turned 18,
and a lot of Home Economics
girls know it. They gave me
the alternative of trotting into the Armouries under my
own steam or being hauled in.
"There's nothing to it," they
scoff. "It only hurts those
who are scared."
That was the trouble. I
was scared. I turn pale at the
sight of ketchup and I'm reduced to blubbering mysteries if any one Waves a hypodermic at me.
But I went to the Armouries.
A nurse welcomed me with
cooing noises of delight and
gave me a coke. She then took
.advantage of my effervescent spirits to prick my finger.
All shrinking violets please
note that it did not hurt. With
the blood from my finger she
made messy patterns on a
white slate, looked dubiously
at the result and "gave, me a
blue slip.
I answered the questions
rattled off by the next nurse.
A beautiful brunette led me
to a nice soft bed, pumped up'
my arm and gave me a piece
of wood to wrestle with. Then
a blond Florence Nightingale
swabbed off my arm, and another brunette pricked it with
something and left me.
After ten minutes, another
nurse took away the blood
bottle, and gave me a swab
of cotton with instructions to
hold it over the wound. I
continued my nap on another
bed. Then I was bandaged up
and evicted from my cot.
I finished off the party with
a coke, or coffee for those •
who have donated before.
Then another nurse decorated
me with a paper blood bottle
and the party was over.
That's all there was to it.
No riddling you with needles,
no faintness   or   other after
effects. Just soft beds, pretty
nurses, an odd prick or two,
cokes and cookies.
The most torturous part of
the whole business was sweating out the no smoking time
The whole thing was a
cheap price to pay for that
feeling of proud satisfaction
I felt when lt was over.
I think you should go over
to the Armouries sometime
this week.
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Tuesday, Octotter 6,1953
Wildcats Take Birds
In Conference Opener
Central Proves To Be Tougher Than
Homestanding Thunderbird Squad
Central Washington Wildcats rolled to an easy 32-12 win
over UBC Thunderbirds Saturday afternoon in the Howie McPhee Stadium before a hopeful crofcd of over 3500 fans to
begin the 1953 Evergreen Conference season.
43 yards while 'Cats made it^^7^71^e^~,~ and
four for seven and 56 yards       ■ thjj defensive fl8 the
Quick Kicks: Jack Hutchinson _„^ ntt araD at,ntinA _,_ onrf
played   his   usual   tremendous
game as did Stuart and Brady
rolled off iarge ground gains and
intercepted four UHC passes to
nne a* did «*"'■»"> ««J  take control of the ball and the
•  • Wildcats backfield started , ^^
out as if shot from a gun ... in , *ontegt
ether games   Western defeated '
Pacific Lutheran 8-7 and Whit- HUTCH SCORES TD
worth downed Eastern 42-7.        j     The Birds rolled to an early
The    visiting    team    proved! lead in the opening minutes as
    -         i they marched from their own 36
after the  kickoff for  a  nnjor
Four consecutive first downs
put them on the 'Cats two-yard
line but an offside penalty sent
them back to the seven. Jack
Hutchinson took a pitchout from,
QB Gordie Flemons and scurried
around right end for the first
six points.
The Wildcat's came right back
however, going down to the
UBC one where they were halted for three straight drives. Halfback Pierce made it on the
fourth try through the middle
to make it a 6-6 ball game.
Although no serious injuries
were recorded by the 'Birds,
Flemons received slight head
crew, last year's runnerups, j and leg injuries in the second
winning their first game hand-j quarter and coach Don Coryell
ily. was forced to use him sparing-
Soccer starts next week and jy in the final two quarters; Ro-
entries are due rigbt now. | ger Kronquist taking over the
The cross country  has been! signal calling duties,
moved up from October 22 to j    Harriman   made   it   12-8   for
Oct. 29.    Better   start    getting the 'Cats on a quarterback sneak
those lungs and legs in shape j minutes  after  the  second  half
fellahs! | opened.  The CWC  squad soon
Golf and table tennis entries made it 19-6 as Trombley went
are  also  due  this  week,  with! 48 yards over right tackle for a
Rafe Mair of Zetes and Parker TD. Harriman kicked the con-
of P.E. getting ready to defend Vert.
their respective  championships.
Betas Take Opener
Of Men's
Intra-Mural Y'ball
Messrs Stengel and Dressen
managed once again to cut down
attendance at a meeting on campus. This time it was the elections meeting of the intramural
managers. So few showed up
that Director Penn postponed
the elections until November.
Volleyball got underway last
week  with the  powerful Beta
UBC's fall match golfing tournament gets underway
today at the University Golf Course and entries are invited.
The tournament will last one week.
Participants are asked to form their own groups, preferably three-somes, and must sign their names on the sheet
in the Pro shop before teeing off. Score cards must be
turned into the pro shop. Flights will be arranged ac-
•cording to score.
Further details may be obtained by phoning Al Rae,
Ke. 0867; Max Swanson, Al. 1402-L or George Barnes, Al.
FIRST DOWN for the Birds is picked up by Jolting Jack Hutchinson as Bill Kushnir
prepares to throw a block at Wildcat player. Birds really rolled in first half but ran out of
steam in second to lose 33-12 in Evergreen Conference opener Saturday.
"Reporting" Subject
Of Noon Lectures
Second in the Ubyssey's series of lectures on newspaper
reporting will be held in the
stage room of Brock Hall at
noon Wednesday.
Any student is welcome to attend along with Ubyssey reporters. StaKe room is on the second floor of the north end of
the Btock.
Friday Noon Set For
Cheerleaders' Tryout
Cheer Leaders meeting will
be held on Friday at 12.30 in
the Women's Gymnasium. Anyone interested in becoming a
cheerleader this year is asked to
attend. Mo. Slutsky will be on
hand to do the choosing. Please
be on time.
Artsmen  Grads
Will Sit  For Pix
All Arts students who are
graduating this year must get
their grad and Totem picturei
taken starting Wednesday ir
.the room across from the snack
bar in Brock hall.
The pictures are already paid
for and it will cost you student
nothing. The pictures must
taken now for the Totem. Tims
are from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.r
All fees are payable by this
Friday.^ '-
Tuesday—Alpha Delt 'B' vs.
Kappa 'B'; Sigma Chi vs. ABT;
Psi   U 'B'    vs.    Lambda   Chi;
Dekes vs. Chem. Eng. 'B'; E.K's
vs. Ex-Magee; Engineers 'B' vs.
Anglican College.
Wednesday — Zete   vs.   Meds
'A*;  Newman 'B' vs. Engineers
'C;  D.U. 'A'  vs. Phi Delt 'A';
Beta  'A'  vs.  ATO  'A';    Alpha
Delta vs. Fiji 'A'; Phi K. Pi vs.
Psi U. 'A'.
As the third quarter ended
UBC founcl themselves on the
'Cats one after two passes, Flemons to Rayment and Rayment
to Hudson. Hutchinson went
over tackle to end the scoring
for UBC.
Harriman and Barrett wound
up the scoring, with both conversions kicked by Harriman.
In the statistics department,
Wildscats made 15 first downs
to UBC's 14 and piled up .322
yards to 196 in rushing. 'Birds
completed three of 11 passes for
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