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The Ubyssey Jan 29, 1954

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by bud glucksman
Eisenhower Dreams, Dr. Edman Speaks
"Through the free and just use of all the
knowledge he can acquire, man may triumphantly ensure the peace and progress for
which he strives."
With these words, Dwight D.
Eisenhower inaugurated Columbia's Bi-Centennial celebration, thereby realizing a
vision born while he was president of Columbia University.
University of British Columbia, joining with many other
universities across the continent to promote the aims and
hopes of the Bi-Centennial,
presents Dr. Irwin Edman,
world - renowned philosopher
and author, delivering the keynote address of the weeks activities today at noon in the auditorium.
In the field of Philosophy,
he has made notable achieve-
ments as an author and contributor to leading journals and magazines, Dr. Edman is
also vice-president of the National Institute
of Arts and Letters, and a director of the
American Council of Learned
The Bicentennial involves
not only those of the academic
world who are immediately
concerned with promoting activities on campi . across the
country, but also the clubs,
schools, churches, labor unions,
and business organizations of
ihirty-four countries.
Each is making plans to advance the principles for which
the Bicentennial stands, and
each, in its own way, is considering the meaning of th'ese
principles in terms of their
own problems and of the
people they know best.
T11 IT
The present threats to peace, freedom, and
learning, should serve as stimuli enough for
\A in this country to take as much advantage
as we can of the opportunities -offered by a
celebration of this type. The
array of lectures and panel
discussions which will be presented to students in the coming, week feature some of the
most important current topics
and problems that face us as
students and citizens.
The purpose of the' Bi-Centennial program is to suggest
the value of knowledge and of
truth; to assert the necessity of
freedom in every field of opinion and inquiry, and the
dangers attendant upon the infringement of that freedom.
This involves responsibility as
well as privilege on the part of
students of this university.
UBC, as an institution active in the promotion and free use of knowledge, has met its
educational responsibility in devising a program which will reach the faculty and
students as well as the general
In co-operation with the
faculty committee on the Columbia Bi-Centennial, headed
by Dr. Spaulding, campus organizations are presenting their
week-long program based on
the theme of "Man's Right io
Knowledge and the Free U»*
The Vancouver Institute will
hear   Dr.   Edman   speak   on
"Knowledge as Freedom" Saturday in the auditorium, at 8:15
Dean G. C. Andrew will chair
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Price 5c;   No. 34
'Place your left hand on this copy of the Student Directory and repeat after me . . ."
Three Students Likely To Enter
Election Battle For Presidency
An Inter-Fraternity Council
member, Ubyssey staffer, and a
student council member are rumoured to be lining up for a
three-way battle for the AMS
Another pubster is expected to
run for secretary, while an applied science undergraduate is
said to be seeking an "important
position" on the council.
Nominations opened Thursday
for the first slate of officers,
including president, secretary,
and chairman of undergraduate
societies committee. Deadline
for nominations  is  February  4.
Although it is almost certain
the five prominent students will
contest the election, no nominations have yet been-presented to
Jim McNish, election committee
First slate of officers will be
elected February  10.
At present there are nearly
350 unclaimed AMS cards waiting for students at the AMS office.
Foundation Offers
Grad Scholarships
Scholarships and fellowships
in Slavonic studies are hoinu offered by Ihe Ford Foundation
for overseas training and re
.search, announced Dean Gage,
Students wishing fiirlher infer
malum should contact Dean
The cards, needed for voting i port" of all groups in "ensuring
in the forthcoming election, may; that capable students contest the
be picked up free of charge in i election."
the AMS office, Brock Kail.       |    It should be the duty of the
• In a letter to all AMS organ-) 70 AMS clubs to see that capable
izations Ivan Feltham, president, ; candidates  are  nominated,  Fel-
requestecl the "wholehearted sup- tham continued .
Campus Politicos Prepare
For February Elections
Campus politicos tossed principles and platitudes back
and forth in an old-fashioned political rally Thursday, in preparation for Mock Parliament's annual election February 10.
Speakers from all the campus political organizations presented  the national principles  and  aims of the parties-they
• represented, but only the Progressive Conesrvative club dealt
with a university issue.
CUP Editors
Tour Of USSR
Tory Doug Whitworth said
that the conservatives were
•against federal aid to universi-
ies on the grounds that it would
constitute federal interference in
a field of civil affairs where it
has no right."
TORONTO ■■-- (CUP' — Editors of Canadian University Undergraduate Newspapers may
get a chance to peek behind the
Iron Curtain.
A resolution passed unamin-
msly by the Canadian University Press Conference, called for
:in. investigation into the possibility of Canadians being in-
•lucied   in   any   plans   American
university editors have of going   '""  of industries, Canadian aut
In Russia  .
A iioiogalion of American editors    recently    returned    from    a
lour ol llio Soviet  Union, and an-        Fori   Camp:    One   Television,
| other trip is tentatively planned,   sol   surrounded   by   squalor.
Speakers at the ra'llv were:
John Murdock, Social Credit;
Doug WIYilworth, Conservative;
Ron Basford, Liberal; Archie
McGugan, LPP;  Ed Zilke, CCF.
Main points of the arguments
were ihe problems of free enterprise,   social   welfare   sociali/at-
onomy. Canada and the UN, and
problems of free speech and
Summerland Alumni
To Support Housing
Association Favourable   .
' Toward Housing Subsidy
All classes at the University of
Manitoba were cancelled during the University Bonspiel,
January  22  and  23.
Besides the big curling festival, many of the top social
events of the season were held.
and    accomodation    are
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For Clubs
Parliamentary Forum's annual campus debates will be held
on an intra - mural basis this
spring, instead of the former
inter-faculty  level.
Forum spokesmen said Thursday the move Is to encourage
"a more satisfying number of
participants" than in former
The new eligibility grouping
embraces all campus organizations, they said, including
Greeks, Acadia and Fort CaVnps,
Anglican and Union Colleges,
and independent Artsmen.
Presidents of any organizations wishing to enter their
club should address their applications to the Coordinator, In-
tra-Mural Debates, Parliamentary Forum, AMS .
Deadline for applications is
February 1, said the Forum
spokesmen, to allow the debates
to get under way by the middle
of February.
The debates were originated
in 1947 by law student Don
Lanskail, and have been used
since as a training-ground for
McGoun Cup debaters.
Today's meeting in the Pub
will be cancelled to all those
concerned — This, on account
of the Philosopher.
Greeks Offer
Two Bursaries
The number of burseries donated to The UBC students by
campus fraternities and sororities may jump next year, according to Inter-Fraternity Council's public relationship officer,
Ken O'Shea.
O'Shea said the present 17 bursaries olTcred by Greeks will
probably be boosted by another
two, one from Alpha Tau Omega
and the other from Psi Upsilon. ors will  be on hand.
Government subsidized housing for university students who
live beyond reasonable driving distance of the campus has
been suggested by the Summerland Branch, UBC Alumni Association.
Frank Turner, permanent secretary of the Alumni Association, declared Thursday that
alumni groups all over the province are giving full support to
the recently formed student
housing committee.
Immediate aim of the committee is to promote as soon as
possible new accomodation for
students living away from home.
Alumni groups are particularly concerned with the discrepancy between the cost of university education for students from
distant parts of the province and
those residing within a reasonable distance of the campus.
For those students unable to
gain university housing, the as*
sociation feels a subsidy should
be paid, bringing their costs of
residence in boarding houses
down to a level with dormitory
accomodation costs.
Turner said that alumni, fearing present miserable accomodation may not be desirable for
their children, might send them
to other universities where costs
Winning Club
To Cop LSE
Blood Trophy
Campus clubs with the most
red-blooded membership will
walk off with the LSE trophy
presidents must submit club
when the trans - Canada blood
drive ends February 17.
To qualify for the trophy,
memberships to the AMS, and
make sure that all members turn
out to give blood. The winning
club will receive a miniature
replica of the attractive mahogany trophy which will be hung
in Brock Hall.
Campus quota of 4000 pints
will supply enough gamma globulin to meet Vancouver requirements for five months.
Gamma Globulin is the most effective polio preventative yet
Red Cross officials guarantee
that equipment necessary to take
can1 ol the expected rush of don-
Narcotic Expert
Speaks for UN
presents Dr. G. Steveneon, 1)1*;
ector of the Narcotic Research
Institute speaking on "World
Control of Narcotics" today at
noon in Arts 100.
Oft *f* *f>
an informal dance in hut HG4
on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Everyone invited.
V *f* *r
tive Club is holding a special
meeting concerning the Young
Progressive Conservatives (tonight at 8:00 p.m. in the Connaught Room of the Georgia Hotel.
* *       #""'■.
PRE-MED BALL and Banquet
will be held in the Commodore
Saturday. Banquet begins at 7
p.m., with dancing from 9 to
1 a.m. Tickets are available
at the AMS office or from Lome
morc|Baird, FR. 3415, or Barb Allen,
AL. 2321-L before Friday noon.
3) Everyone welcome.
* *        *
LAW BALL, sponsored by the
Law Faculty, will be held at
the Commodore on February H,
from 9 p.m, to 1 a.m. Tickets at
$5 per couple, are available in
the LUS office, Law building.
Dress is formal  .
JANUARY JUMP, sponsored
by VOC, which was to take place
in Brock Hall this Saturday is
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WUSC Offers
Tour For Two
World University Service
Committee of UBC is offering
two international study summer
Each of the two students will
travel with a group of five which
will go to either France, Germany, Scandanavia, Yugoslavia,
West Africa or England.
For the last two weeks of the
tour all will hold a seminar in
Deadline for applications, is
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year (included in AMS fees). Published in Vancouver throughout
the university year by the Student Publications Board of the Alma
Mater Society. University of Hrifish Columbia. Editorial opinions
expressed herein are those of the editorial staff of The Ubyssey,
and not necessarily those oi the Alma Muter Society or the
Managing Editor—Peter Sypnowich News Editor—Ed Parker
Executive Editor—Jerome Angel Sports Editor—Stan Beck
CUP Editor Ken Lamb   .
Senior editor, this issue  Ray Logie
Desk and Reporters: Ken Lamb, Bruce McWilliams, Rod
Smith, Ab Kent, Ian MacKenzie, Betty Mowatt, Murray Brisker,
Peter Krosby, Michael Ames, Itorothy Davis, Charlie Watt,'
Bud Glucksman, Alade Akesode, Pat Carney.
Sports: Mike Glasple, Martin Chess.
Legislation is presently before the United States government which will legalize wire-tapping. By wire-tapping,
government agents and law enforcement officers, will be permitted to listen in on any telephone call. We see in this legislation an offshoot of the hysteria which has been handicapping
the U.S. since 1947.
It was therefore with amazement that we heard RCMP
Superintendent Archer's comment to the introduction of
wire-tapping as legal evidence in the United States. His comment was, "More power to them."
Since Superintendent Archer is head of the RCMP in
British Columbia, we can only construe his statement as
being an indication of our national police force's opinion on
the desirability of legalizing wire-tapping.
Mr. Archer followed up his above statement with another in which he stated that he had no scruples whatever
about the methods used tp apprehend a criminal. While we
are in complete agreement with the thought that criminals
should be segregated from society after being proven guilty
of a criminal act, we are not in agreement with the thought
that law enforceemnt officers should be unscrupulous.        *
We consider wire-tapping to be unscrupulous, the concept
violates the freedom of the individual. It can be argued that
no one is inconvenienced by someone listening in to 95 per
cent of all telephone calls, but the remaining 5 per cent,
is all important.
•While Vancouver Police Commission cogently pointed
out a few weeks ago that the making of laws is not the function of a police force we still feel that the RCMP is so
highly regarded that their opinion will receive a great deal
df consideration by our law-makers in Ottawa if and when
the subject of legalizing wire-tapping is aired in the House
of Commons.
Canadian law, based on British law, is designed to
protect the individual's rights.   Let's keep it that way.
A Frat Man Speaks
All ye anti-fraternity men, gather 'round; a "frat" man
speaks. Not only does he speak, but also he complains! He
is tired of reading radical, uncompromising, hyper-emotional
drivel directed toward the Greek letter societies on our
campus. He hates intellectual ignorance. True, he probably
is not bright enough to register as an intellectual himself, but
he tries.
Let us for a moment consider collectively the recent
Ubyssey editorials by Johann Stoyva and Sandy Manson*
let us think about the various and sundry anti-fraternity letters to the editor that we have been reading. What is behind all
the fuss? Are all our fraternities terrible discriminary
machines based upon a false ideal of economic and social
A fraternity is an ideal: an ideal centering around a group
of men who strive daily for the achievement of that ideal.
Now, the various fraternities take slightly different approaches to this main ideal of universal friendship and
brotherhood, but the common ultimate goal is nonetheless
there within them all. Fraternity principles are among the
highest that jnen may profess, including religious, academic,
professional, and democratic dedications which require untold, and usually unknown personal sacrifices by the individuals involved.
Now, what about all that has been said in this paper about
college fraternities. Just this for a start: Fraternities do not
rest, or even lean on class distinction. They cannot, for they
would soon cease to exist. Nor do they boast social or
economic superiority over "outsiders." In fact, the first thing
a fraternity man must do is to recognize his personal shortcomings in order that he may improve himself so he may
make a concrete, progressive contribution to the society—
our society—in which he lives. It is true that fraternities
are not basic to our way of life; rather they are in themselves
a way of life, and a truly fine one. And whether you like
it or not, friend, fraternises affect your way of life too. How?
Here is a very incomplete list of ways:
1. The Mardi Gras which enables the greeks to assume
several thousand dollars of the public rosponsibilty for the
care of our more1 unfortunate friends and  neighbours.
2. Donations to innumerable philanthropies.
?>. Assistance to the Red Cross in fall blood drives.
4. Public service through tho IFC Help Week programme.
5. Provision of student housing facilities,
fi. The donation of university scholarships.
Perhaps now you are beginning to realize that there is
another side to the picture—one which most people, probably
including yourself, know nothing about. Do you wish to see
the other side of the picture more clearly? There is only
one way that I know of: that is to rush.
Friday, January 29, 1954
by Ab Kent
Have you ever wonderec
how to get rid of your girlfriend? Without reverting to
homicide? The average student
knows as much about shucking off a woman, _ once her
hooks are set, as how to find
a seat in the Georgia on a
Sateve. But it's simple with
Knight's Chain Mail System.
Knight was the guy who perfected it, but he has long
since gohe to his happy haunting 'ground.
Fraternity men needn't read
further; they discard more women in a session than you'll
ever see in empty beer bottles, Buddy.
Come to' think of it, that
might be an interesting spectacle—'women in empty beer
But this information Is for
the benefit of downtrodden,
Botanical Garden variety students who find themselves in
the clutches of Caf-cultured coeds. All you need to become a
member of Girls Unlimited is a
few sheets of paper, a pencil
stub and several yards of No.
10 magnet wire.
Some years ago, when
Knight was still in day
school (Lord BoingBolng) he
had already discovered what it
was to be female-dominated.
He was virtually vassalled to
Bambi Glockenspiel, who had
everything planned so Knight
would go to Varsity and take
Commerce so he'd be able to
work out his Income tax by
himself after he got a job driving a truck on the Hope-Princeton highway for tne rest of
their miserable lives.
Knight, in the meantime, had
found out there were other girls
by accidentally walking into
the wrong shower one day following a hearty game of intramural Chinese checkers.
That night, Knight asked
himself what he had been doing while all these other girls
were on the loose. All he could
think of Was "Bambi Glockenspiel." It sickened him.
"That girl has got to go," he
said. "But how?" He needed a
plan. v
Years later, at Varsity,
Knight obtained a B.C. Tree
Fruits Limited Fellowship for
Research on the Nocturnal
Wanderings of Third Generation O k a n agan Strawberry
Slugs. At least, that's what
Bambi thought it was for.
Actually, Knight's days were
filled with the bowel-rumblings
of mammoth computational machines, endless trips to Brock
coffee shop and consultations
with janitors in the physics
But he finally solved the
problem. He invented the Girls
Unlimited Pyramid Club, or
Knight's Chain Mail System, as
any floor sweeper will tell you.
If there's a bothersome Bambi in your life, why not try
"Dear Friend:
"Th|s chain letter was started by a man like yourself, in
the hope that it might bring relief and happiness.
"Unlike most chain mail,
this does not cost anything.
Simply send a copy of this letter to five of your co-sufferers,
who are equally tired, then
bundle up your girlfriend (with
No. 10 magnet wire) and send
her to the man whose name is
at the top of the pyramid. Add
your own name to the bottom.
"When your name comes to
the top, you will receive 19,-
743 women, and some of them
will be dandies.
"Do not break the chain.
Have faith and write today.
"One  man   broke  the  chain
and got his old girlfriend back.
"Sincerely (Your Name)
"PS: Knight was lucky
enough to have his name come
to the top twice, the second
time giving him 638 women.
When they buried him shortly
after, everyone swore they'd
never seen him happier and
his grin stretched from oar to
* H*        *
A good Knight to everyone,
and especially  Barry Mather.
Writ fy Hand
*•   ♦
Editor :
Having just returned from
the most disgusting meeting
I've ever attended ul UBC, I
think it is time someone pointed out to the students exactly
what is going on on this campus.
The meeting referred to was
the Beatrice Ferneyhough one.
Here was a woman dismissed
from the Red Cross for her political ideas which are obnoxious
to nearly all of us — yet allowed to stand up in front of
a student audience and brazenly insist that she had a right
to hold those political ideas
without any economic discrimination. Some people try to
justify all this in the name
of "freedom of speech" or a
"right to a minority opinion."
Can't they see that freedom of
Speech has gone much too far
in this country when people
with radical ideas take advantage 'of it? After all, it is only
the Communists and their fel
low-travellers who are asking
for "freedom of assembly,"
"civil rights," 'non-discrimination," and complaining about
McCarthyism. The loyal political parties are thankful we
have a man of Ron Gostick's
caliber to point out the internationally - inspired treachery
that is subtly creeping through
Canada.    Why are these pink-
tinged clubs allowed to spout
their propaganda on our campus? If these students are getting an education in Canada,
tbey should conform to Canadian standards. The same investigation could be applied to
professors who discuss startling
subversive ideas in their lectures. Why doesn't the administration replace them with
others who would teach only
politically and morally reliable
ideas to their students?
Miss Ferneyhough tried to
tell us that we should depend
on anyone's integrity to fill a
non-partisan Job, unless Tt
could actually be proved that
he had used his job to disseminate his political opinions. The
roars of laughter from the audience showed that students
know to what extent a Red's
integrity can be trusted! We
can't always find proof against
them that will stand up in a
court of law, but we can have
moral certitude that any leftist
who is allowed to hold a responsible position will use it to
further his own cause.
Another argument' used to
cloud the issue was that many
great men, such as Milton or
Luther, had held ideas which
were considered subversive by
their contemporaries. Notice
that she picked only the, ones
Well, I've finally done it. Used to pick up my copy of
Ubyssey and as each word was swallowed and thoroughly
digested by keenly co-ordinated cerebral enzymes, one
thought was ever present—a feeling of puppy dog worship for
the master craftsmen who published this paper.
What manner of men could t-——   - ■ ——-
handsome form, it was not hard
tb visualize the future that
awaited me. My name in headlines, special considerations
from the profs, a prodigious
rise .in social esteem and season's passes to Joey's Penthouse and Annie Wright's.
At that moment my thoughts
were suddenly interrupted as a
crowd of horribly sadistic looking creatures bore down on me.
"What d'yuh want?", one shot
at me.
they be, these from whose brilliantly creative minds pour
forth wit and wisdom?
How exciting their lives must
be as they, seemingly oblivious
to all perils, cover such stories
as the crowning of the "Frigid
Queen of 1954", or, a statement
from the head physics building
custodian as to why there are
no plugs for the washroom
sinks. The call to romance and
.high adventure must be answered. I had to join their ranks.
This decided, all available
courage was gathered and I
headed for the Brock and the
home of our glorious rag.
Once inside the basement, I
wasn't quite sure where the office was, but then from a darkened corner some lush-throated
individual bellowed out a
string of anything but muffled
curses, finally ending in a yell
of defiance at "thosh damned
ehgineersh." I had arrived!
Entering, in my most devil-
may-care and man-of-the world
fashion, I swaggered up to a
puzzled looking young man sitting at a vintage typewriter,
faltered and then squeaked,
"Where's the editor, if you
please, Sir?"
His head whipped around
and then went back as he
screamed, "Hey fellas! Come
see what I found!" With these
words, my very high spirited
friend lept from his chair and
tore out of the room with all
the sluggishness of a supercharged gazelle. His hasty departure in search of the "fellas"
gave me a chance to check the
layout of the joint.
In a glance, I could see that
there are two things in which
newspaper men are most discriminating: their choice of
typewriters and beer (Underwoods and U.B.C. Bohemian
used exclusively). If one is permitted to call an empty beer
bottle, a dead soldier, this place
was the scene of one of the
bloodiest massacres ever to
have taken place.
As I slyly went from bottle to bottle savouring their
last remains, a cracked )and
somewhat grubby mirror
caught my eye and before it I
poised wilh a Bohemian raised on high. Already I was j
learning the ways and customs:
of this lusty band.
Standing there admiring my
"I want to
"Had any
be a writer," I
previous   expen-
"Just writing letters to the
girls in the Nanaimo Indian
Hospital," I answered, proudly,
trying not to sound too arrogant.
Too late I recalled the one
to Beau Fairfax and the others
to the city editor on the atrocities being carried out by madmen in the city pound.
"Okay, kid," snarled a big
mean-looking guy, who was
somewhat engrossed in the act
of sticking pins in a wax doll:
complete with red cardigan j
and a pink, egg-splattered T-
shirt, "We'll give you a chance."
I gasped in amazement and '
falling down on chubby Rnees,
chanted the praises of all pres
ent  in  a  shocking display  of \
emotions   gone   berserk.   The
Chief patted me on the head,
told me I was -a good boy and ;
sent me out on my first assignment. This was the start of a
new career.
It now can be plainly seen
that the seas of journalism have
been further swelled by the addition of another drip. UBC
Bohemian, anyone?
who had served prison sentences for distributing their seditious pamphlets, and tried to
imply that truth or knowledge
or democracy had been furthered by these men's writings.
Actually Milton's Aeropagitica
contains many dangerous ideas
about so-called freedom, synonymous with anarchy. There
is only one way to keep Canada
a real democracy ,and that is to
teach young people to appreciate the ideas and beliefs the
majority of decent Canadians
hold, to perpetuate them and
to shut out the influence of
these dangerous minorities.
Of course, you probably
won't even print this, if some
of the rumours we hear about
"Red" influence on the Ubyssey
staff arc true.
Yours truly,
(Engineering 3)
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'The girl who hod
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At IG, she had won the hearts
cf millions in "National Velvet,'' but no boy asked her
for a date, and she was as
heartsick as any other teenager! Here, Elizabeth Taylor's
mother, who once worried
over the fuzzy ears of her
"funny - looking baby, tells
the price her daughter paid,
for being too beautiful. In
February Ladles' Home Journal, on sale now!
of Montreal
«•• Friday, January 29, 1954
Page Three
At Purge
Book burning proposals made
by Victoria mayor Claude Harrison should not be taken too
seriously, thinks President N. A.
M. MacKenzie.
While he deplored book burning as reminiscent of Hitler's
Germany, and dangerous to the
freedom of the press, he thought
that Mayor Harrison is more to
be smiled at than condemned.
"I think in this case a sense
of humor is very much in order,"
he said, Thursday.
Mayor Harrison said Wednesday that he intends to remove
all subversive literature from
the shelves of the Victoria Public Library and burn it In his
When asked, the Mayor could
name no particular book that
he thought suitable for his furnace,
Meanwhile Civil Liberties Union announced that it plans to
circulate a petition on the Campus protesting the proposed book
The Literary and Scientific
Executive announced their backing of the project Thursday, and
said that they will recommend
to Student Council that the CLU
be allowed to obtain signatures
during student elections.
Declaring that their protest
is in keeping with the theme
of Columbia Bl • Cenntenial,
"Man's Right to Know-edge and
the Free Use Thereof," CLU will
campaign for signatures next
LSE, acting on their behalf,
will bring the proposal before
Student Council, Monday.
Doctor Talks
On Confucius
Confucius was the first Chinese democrats Dr. Ping Ti Ho
of UBC's History Department
told the Chinese Varsity Club
Speaking before 100 students
in Physics 202 at noon, Dr. Ho
said that Confucius' teachings
helped to break down the rigid
feudal system of his time, and
introduced ability instead of
birth as a basis for promotion
to high office.
"He had a firm belief in the
basic goodness of man, and left
a democratic influence on Chinese society that has lasted for
28 centuries," Dr. Ho said.
(Continued from Page 1)
a panel discussion sponsored by
Parliamentary Forum and Civil
Liberties Union Monday noon in
the auditorium. Topic of the discussion is "The Right to Knowledge—Law, Custom, and Ideal."
Tuesday noon the Religious
Council of LSE will present a
panel on "Religion and Education." "Academic Freedom" will
be discussed by the UN club on
Wednesday. On Thursday afternoon, prominent representatives
of B.C.'s political parties will
ask "Do Canadians need a Bill
of Rights?"
AMS president Ivan Feltham
will be chairman of the discussion. The Physics Department
takes over the program Friday
when Dr. J. B. Brown will ask,
"Can Scientists Talk?" Chairman of the meeting will be Johann Stoyva.
These five noonhour meetings
will all be held in the auditorium.
(Continued from Page 1)
An alternative to this, think
alumni, would be for the provincial government to establish
junior colleges in various sectors of the ^province.
Committees have been ap<
pointed to investigate cost of a
subsidization program, and the
expected increase in the number of students at university,
should such a system he implemented.
GLEAMING ORES fastened on modest nurse Mrs. Arden
Hudson reveal Ted Van der Vliet's interest in his
soft life or a pre-occupation with female staff members.
With these distractions hypos won't hurt a bit in the Wesbrook building hospital. —Photo by John Robertson
Health Service Gives
AidTo 20,000 Cases
Last session 319 students were admitted to the University
Health Service Hospital, or approximately one student in every
16. None of them had expected to be ill.
Of these students 249 paid nothing, having their British
Columbia Hospital Insurance in order, while 70 faced bills
ranging from $12 to $168. <$>.
College $h©p Cm Curt
Both Beard And BeJch
The Immense coral barrier
off the west coast of Australia
began is growth as a microscopic organism. Sears Roebuck was once a small-town
drygoods store.
Brock Hall's College Shop
has a bright future ,too, thinks
AMS treasurer Allan Goldsmith.
Although the net profit from
the shop for the three month
period ended December 31 was
only a meagre $39.84, Goldsmith has visions of increasing this five hundred fold.
Total sales income was
$836.93 after deduction of Social Security and Municipal
Aid Tax and Allowance for Returned Sales.
Expenditures for the pertod ,
were $62Q.8& for merchandise
and $70.23 for miscellaneous
expenses. With the addition
of $18.88 from the Lost and
Found department the total
increase in AMS assets amounted to $83.72.
Chief sales items In the shop
were faculty pins, UBC crests,
white sweaters with blue and
gold arm rings and UBC crested Christmas cards.
All the goods for sale in the
shop are Canadian made with
the exception of the mugs and
ashtrays which are American
products and on consignment
from Bhrks.
Goldsmith told the Ubyssey
that the five million dollar
merchandising empire owned
by the students at the University of Washington started in
just the same small way as the
Brock Hall Shop.
"I would like to see the profits of the shop turned back
into the shop to purchase more
merchandise," stated Gold*
smith. "Eventually I would
like to see the shop built up
into something really big and
even big enough to include
the Bookstore."
Present stock in the shop includes drug store items such
as razor blades, bromos and
asperins.   Goldsmith plans to
include more of these requisites. "We are trying to fellow
a trend to include more (^thing and drug store supples.
In a nutshell we are trying to
have a shop that is of service
to students generally."
The next time you run out
of razor blades, or just
want to say hello to pi*tty
fourth year Commerce manageress Audrey .Butler, the
College Shop is open between
12.45 and 2.45 p.m.
Canada's Mlldut,
B$st-Tastlng Clftaratt*
The importance of being covered by insurance was stressed
Wednesday by Dr. A. K. Young,
Director of the University
Health Service in an interview
with The Ubyssey.
Students who know nothing
about their Health Service—and
few aeem to do—may be surprised to learn that more than 20,-
000 visits were paid to the service's headquarters in Wing B
of the Wesbrook Building last
year, half of them requiring
thorough examination by Dr.
Young and his deputy, Dr. F.
"It is a solid day's work for
two doctors," says Dr. Young,
but he adds that the work is
made easier by the fact that
"students are a decent bunch and
very grateful."
That the work is hard is supported by the fact that the patient ratio per doctor is over
2700. A quick call to the College
of Physicians and Surgeons of
British Columbia reveals that
the ratio in the city of Vancouver is less than 600 and going
In other words, our two campus doctors have five patients
for every one of his down-town
colleagues, and Dr. Young asserts that those who believe that
young people do not get sick got
it all wrong.
Although UBC Health Service
has an excellent stlaff of nine
nurses, all with B.A.Sc. degrees
and led by supervisor Miss Mu
riel Upshall, who, according td
Dr. Young, actually pioneered
the whole thing and deserves the
greatest applause, it cannot
change the fact that the department is understaffed.
But even so, even though
Dr. Young would not mind adding dental services to what he
already has to offer the students,
the fact remains that the UBC
Health Service is by far the finest, in Canada and ranks with
the very best in the States.
At present 18 of 26 beds are
occupied in the hospital, many
of the patients being victims of
the recent weather, among them
four pneumonia cases. But on
the whole the hospital houses
every kind of disease going, except surgical cases for which it
lacks facilities.
There are 156 girls in the
three women's dormitories according to recent Ubyssey reporters personal survey.
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■___■___•_- Page Four
Friday, January 29, 1954
Thunderbirds Tackle Stiff
Opposition On Road Trip
Pomfret  Hopes  For
Split Over Weekend
UBC Thunderbirds face their toughest assignment of the
season this weekend when they go below the border to do bat-
tie with Whitworth Pirates and Eastern Washington Savages.
Tonight the Birds will be In *
Spokane to play the league-
leading Whitworth powerhouse
and tomorrow night they will
travel to Cheney to try and make
It two in a row over Eastern
EASTERNS Alec McGillivray (33) and Fletcher Frazier
((24) will make things tough again for UBC this Saturday
when the Birds travel to Cheney to play the Savages. The
llirds already hold a 49-48 decision over Eastern.
by stan  beck
SUuu fijuvjtde dim
The college year 1953-54 marked the turn of the tide in
athletics at UBC. With the addition to the athletic staff of
Bus Philips, the new Athletic Director, and Don Coryell, the
new fooball coach, athletics are at long last getting the kind
of treatment they so long lacked.
For far too many years sports at UBC and in particular
the> football team were the butt of far too many jokes. When
the downtown papers were short of copy they could always turn
to the athletic situation at UBC to supply their readers with a
few stale jokes. When Jelly Andersen was the football coach
many of the barbs were well deserved, but there wa£ no excuse for the jokes that UBC students used to make at the
expense of their own teams.
Few people stopped to realize that UBC was competing in
one of the toughest small college conferences in the United
States and that the majority of the colleges in that conference
allowed athletic scholarships. The University of British Columbia does not allow such scholarships and does not have a
steady stream of well coached high school athletes knocking on
its doors as the American colleges do.
These factors combined with the inept athletic administration and the lack of support of the students .served to mako
UBC the laughing stock of Vancouver.
This year thanks to Messrs. Phillips and Coryell the eyes
of the students and the sports-minded public have been opened
In the short time that Bus Phillips has been Athletic Director the athletic program at UBC and the relations with the
press and radio -have both improved 100' *. Bus' work may
not be evident to all the students just yet but this is just the
year one in athletics at UBC and it won't be long before everyone realizes the tremendous job that is being done over at the
War Memorial Gym.
. In the person of Don Coryell the University has at long last
acquired a first class football coach. The team didn't exactly
set the conference on fire but they were a team that everyone
could be proud of. They were well coached, in good condition
and'in there trying every minute of every game. With a few
breaks they would have won a few more ball games.
The press and public at last realized just how good the
Evergreen Conference is when the 'lowly' Thunderbirds bpat
the highly touted Vancouver Cubs by an 11-1 score. The Cubs,
incidentally were made 30-point favorites for the game by
sports writers who are supposed to know their football.
But what is more important than anything is that the
sudents are at long last supporting their own teams instead of
laughing at them. The football crowds this year set a record at
UBC and the enthusiasm that the crowds showed for a losing
but fighting team gave Coach Coryell and the players a lot of
badly-needed encouragement.
This Wednesday night the students will be able to show
their appreciation to Don Coryell and the team. The FIRST
ANNUAL FOOTBALL BANQUET will be held Wednesday at
(1 p.m. in Brock Hall. This banquet is for man only and all
interested students, members of the Quarterback Club, alumni
and friends are invited. Guest speaker will be Dean S. N. F.
Chant and the programme will include presentation of the Dr.
Burke Gordon Award for Inspirational Play, the naming of
next year's captain, and movies of last year's Grey Cup final
and the Hula Bowl game, nol to mention an excellent dinner.
All this is ottered to students for $2.0(1 and to outsiders for $3.00.
All those who are planning to attend .should phono their reservations to Alma 2B1S as soon as possible.
Coach Jack Pomfret makes
no secret of the fac^ that he will
be very surprised if the Birds
get a split over the weekend.
Whitworth and Eastern were
rated as the teams to beat at
the beginning of'the season and
little has happened since then
to change those opinions.
Whitworth is a team of Coast-
Conference calibre and the Birds
will have to rise to almost superhuman heights to come up with
a win tonight. When the Pirates were here two weeks ago
they beat the Birds by a 65-82
score and unless Pombret can
think of a secret weapon to
stop 6*1.1" Phil Jordan and dead-
eye Roy Beach it will be the
same story tonight.
Anybody who saw Eastern
play here a couple of weeks back
won't forget the game for some
time. In one of the best played
and most exciting basketball
games played here in years the
Thunderbirds eked out a 49-48
heart-stopping victory. Eastern
fs one of the most powerful teams
in the Conference and the win
must be classed as an upset.
TJie Savages will want the
Birds' scalp on Saturday night
and the game should be one of
the seasons best. If Geoff Craig
can keep up his much improved
olay and John McLeod and Brian
Upson can pot 30 points between
them the Birds can make two
in a row. However, they will
have to watch out for Alex McGillivray and Dick Edwards, two
of the best all around players
in the Conference.
The monthly meeting of the
Track <5lub will be held on
Monday at noon in room 212
of the War Memorial Gymnasium. Coach Phillips requests all members to attend
this meeting.
The forthcoming indoor relays will be discussed. These
relays will probably be run
at half time of the Thunderbirds home basketball games.
It is also planned to show
movies of the 1950 British
Empire Games which were
held in, New Zealand. These
pictures show some of the
races run by B.C.'s Bill Hutchinson  and Bill  Parnell.
mg. Accurate work. Reasonable
rates. Call anytime. Mrs. Gow,
4458 West 10th. AL. 3682. (66'
and delivery service. Sundays.
FR. 9591. (65)
leaf and text "Principles of
Optics" in front of library,
Thursday. January 21. Lyle
Robertson, Union College. AL.
0051. (35)
Girls and boys. All costumes
must be returned to Watts Costume shop immediately       (35)
fer (snorkel-type) pen. Silver
;md black. Sentimental value.
Reward. Phone AL. 2311-R
nt'ler 5 p.m. (341
LOST ANSON'S LAW OF Contracts. Please phone Ke.
5341J-M. (34)
Members of campus fraternities "are currently playing basketball against the Power Glides,
the team of the Canadian Para-
palegic Society.
Last week the Phi Delta The-
tas were downed 38-32 by the
wheel-chair athletes, and four
other fraternity teams may meet
thc same fate in games scheduled for'the first hatt of February
Both teams play in wheelchairs, and the stadium is the
CPS headquarters at 27th and
Op Of^ Oft
Arrangements have been completed for the World Cup. The
Thunderbirds will travel south
to play University of California
on March 1 and 2. The Golden
Bears will return the compliment on March 16 and 17.
UCLA has indicated that they
would like to play the Birds and
there is a possibility that UBC
will go to Los Angeles while
they are south to play the
* if.        *
Better late than never. Congratulations are due to Albert
Laithwaite who became the
proud father of a 7 lb., 9 oz.
baby boy a couple of weeks
back. Won't be long before Albert has him in the scrum.
The Curling Club will hold a
meeting today at noon in Arts
(Continued from Page 1)
THERE WILL be a general
meeting of thc High School Conference Committee in the board
room of Brock Hall at 12:30
January 29 .
* *        *
are holding their Third International Ball, February 26. Theme
will be "Nuit a Paris." Dress
formal. Tickets $2.50 per couple.
* *        #
FILMSOC will present a free
show in Physics 200 Tuesday
noon. The films are "PACKAGE
POWER," about Kitimat; and
The feature presentation at
3:45, 6 and 8:15 on Tuesday will
be Walt Disney's "CINDERELLA."
The Intramural Association will hold its monthly meet-
in on Monday, February 1st at twelve-thirty in room 211
of the War Memorial Gym.
The spring schedule is filled with varied activities and
representatives of all groups participating should attend
this all-important meeting.
On tap for discussion are such topics as the Basketball
schedule, the ice skating party and the recovery of the
wrestling and boxing championships.
Weather Strikes
At Soccer Teams
The weather is proving costly to both UBC soccer teams.
The. teams have the task of catching the leaders in their respective leagues.
The chances of Varsity catching league-leading Collingwood
in the 'B' Division are very slim.
With three games in a row cancelled, the season is rapidly running out on the Birds. Manager jabout Varaity
Chick Siew has now settled for \
a second place finish, but chances
are also slim for this spot. On
present form it looks Like a second division finish is probable.
them. Chiefs have not played a
league game since December
sixth .
Despite the weather the Chiefs
have been practising regularly,
something  that  can't  be  said
The chances of the UBC Chiefs
are considerably brighter. The
Chiefs are in a fight for the
Third Division championship but
need a strong finish to edge undefeated Ex-Britannia. The once
beateh Chiefs were leading the
league until their inactivity gave
Ex-Brits the chance to overhaul
Color by
3:45        ti00 Sil3
at its
Campus capers
call for Coke
The accent's on hi-;inks at the
Winter Carnival and a happy part
of the occasion Is refreshment.
with delicious ice-cold Coca-Cola.
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